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Set in 1968 during the heyday of Tupperware parties, hostess Bonnie invites a group of neighbors over for a party. The guest list: perky, rich Jean, Jean’s cranky and very pregnant sister Sinclair, ditzy Tracy Ann, and the new neighbor Diane, who’s made quite a career selling Tupperware, but at the expense of her marriage. The mix of personalities and the number of martinis consumed lead to a great deal of absurd high jinks plus revelations of an equal number of secrets and insecurities.


(In order of appearance)

Bonnie Kapica.……........……….Bekki Madden Richard Kapica...........……………Tom Mulvihill Jean Pawlicki……….....................…Kat Rymer Tracy Ann McClain……...………Jordan Kemplin Sinclair Benevente………............….Tre Wilson Diane Whettlaufer.................………..Jessi Dye

Producer/Director…................………..Joline Powell Stage Manager……….........…….SFC Scott Madden Technical Director…………….SSG Bernie Escarcega Set Design…………................SSG Bernie Escarcega Scenic Design…......................…………Joline Powell Costume Design/Seamstress……….…Sara Estes ...............………………..Jessi Dye Sound Design/ Operator ………….. Adam Madden Lighting Design…….........…..SSG Bernie Escarcega Lighting Operator……...............………Emily Manzo Properties….….Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center Set Crew………...............................…..Cast & Crew House Manager…........................………..Kent Cole House Staff………….……Chris Manzo, Mark Manzo ................……Tonik Joseph, Heidi Davis Program/Posters…....……..Grafenwoehr Marketing


Jessi Dye is a 27 year old performer from Utah who’s dream is to work in her own theatre. She has worked with the Performing Arts Center -in a variety of areas-since it came into being and is looking forward to many more shows before the Army says time to leave. One of her most favorite activities is Karaoke at Ed’s Bar. Jessi has two beautiful daughters, Kairi-6 and Briana-3.

Jordan Kemplin is an employee at the Grafenwoehr Warrior Zone and has lived in Grafenwoehr since April 2010. She grew up in various parts of Germany and has been in love with theatre since her very first drama club when she was 13. Her most recent performances include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and a dinner theatre performance of Chicago (Mannheim). She majored in vocal performance at Clark University in Worcester, MA where she graduated in 2009 and hopes to one day teach English in South Korea. She is planning on meeting her ideal man at a Korean Pop Music concert in Paris on June 10th, wish her luck! If you see Henry Lau tell him his future wife is looking for him. Bekki Madden has been in & out of community theater, both on stage and working behind the scenes since age 12. Bekki has worked as Assistant Director for Will Roger’s Follies, Assistant Stage manager for Man of La Mancha, has appeared in many shows including Dearly Departed; Red, Hot & Cole; Dracula the Musical; Barefoot in the Park; Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap; Tony & Tina’s wedding and more. She worked as Stage Manager for Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center’s “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” She needs to give great thanks to her husband and son – without them, she’d never be able to do this! Tom Mulvihill completed his last tour in Germany with Hanau where he fell in love with community theater. “We did so many great shows such as “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” “South Pacific”, “A Premature Corpse,” and many more. It’s great to be at Grafenwoehr now with such a dedicated community crew.


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Kat Rymer was born and raised in Freekeetown, California. She likes to pretend she is different people when these other people pay to see her onstage. People have paid to see her onstage pretending to be different people lots of times at Graf. This one time, in 1999, in California, SHE even got paid to do that stuff she was talking about before! Since coming to Graf, she has acted a lot, and has done makeup, costumes, and hair for people who also go onstage and pretend to be different people for these other people who pay to see them pretending to be different people onstage. She has gotten some nominations and an award for acting good and forcing people to wear what she tells them to onstage. She likes her long hair and wearing funny socks. “I guess I will dedicate this friggin show to my old man or my family or something if I have to. Everyone else is doing that, right? Uuuuugh. FINE! Put what I just said at the end of my bio.” Tre Wilson began acting later than most. Her first performance was at New Mexico Highlands University as Mother Superior in the critically acclaimed “Agnes of God” by John Pielmeier at the age of 31. She followed that with the part of the mother, Lydia Hadley, in Ray Bradbury’s “The Veldt”. Wilson has performed in several murder mystery dinner theatre performances including the production of “Cold War at the Hot Springs,” a locally written murder mystery dinner theatre play in Las Vegas, New Mexico, and “Bungled Birthday Bash” by Grants, New Mexico playwright Doug Bocaz-Larson. She has also performed with the GPAC improv group, Life Unscripted. Wilson loves the theatre because of the variety of things one can do, not only as an actor, but technically and artistically as well. A photographer by hobby and graphic designer by profession, Wilson loves the visual aspects of life.


Kent Cole recently debuted with the Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center in “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” as the Reverend Hopkins. He grew up in the Southwest part of Missouri. He works for Child,Youth and School Services. He enjoys working with the staff and crew of the GPAC. He also enjoys coaching youth soccer in the community. He was voted as being the “Shiest Boy” of his High School Senior Class. Bernie Escarcega (SSG) Bernie has over 26 year of technical theater experience and just over 10 years of performing experience. Stage credits include: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Miss Saigon, The Desert Song, A Chorus Line, Music Man, Evita, MIM, Ragtime, Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Li’l Abner, Guys and Dolls, Carousel, Anything Goes, Bye, Bye, Birdie, Evita, Pirates of Penzance , HMS Pinafore. Bernie would like to thank all the people that started him on this great Journey. Sarah Estes, from Las Vegas, started doing costuming/hair/makeup in high school. After graduating, she continued to volunteer and moved into paid work for various small companies around Las Vegas. Husband and she are expecting their first child and while excited are eager to see if helping at the theater works with the newest addition to the family. Adam Madden, a junior at VHS was born full of drama (according to his mother) and made his first appearance onstage in Oklahoma at 5. He portrayed one of Will’s kids in Will Rogers Follies at age 7. He’s been involved as a backstage hand in many shows and was known for helping Mom with her lines, sometimes knowing them better than her during rehearsals. He likes Community Theater and lends a hand where ever help is needed. He enjoys crewing large shows helping change scenes, helping actors with costume changes, keeping track of time and curtain calls etc. Scott Madden (SFC) When it comes to community theater I like to think of myself as “The jack of all trades, Master of none”. I’ve been acting off and on since high school, which was a long time ago. I have been in a range of productions from drama “Twilight of the Goulds” to comedy “Barefoot in the Park”, to musicals “Grease” and a farce or two “Dearly Departed” just to name a few. My favorite laughs have been when I was building an IMPROV troupe ‘Second Sunday’ while stationed in Michigan, which has now become a high demand troupe performing for company conventions and private parties. If I’m not at the theater you can probably find me at a soccer field somewhere. I would like to take this time to thank to the people that made this possible, my son Adam who puts up with the “old man” when he’s cranky because his lines aren’t right. But most of all I have to thank the love of my life, my best friend, and wife Rebekah. Thanks babe you continue to amaze me with the amount of BS you can put up with. To you I say BALLLLLOOOOOOLLLLLLOOOOOOOLLLOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Joline Powell has been serving at the Entertainment Director for the Grafenwoehr Performing Arts Center since its inception in 2008. She has worked production and performed with various theaters in Army Europe and is pleased to call this theater her home. It has been her absolute pleasure to work with such a talented cast and crew.


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