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from the Artistic Director Welcome to the MET!
Whether this is your first time, or you are a regular, it is our hope to bring an exciting, visceral experience that will enlighten, entertain, educate, and excite you! As always, we offer a wide range of experiences. We start with hilarious antics created by those Reduced Shakespeare guys and directed by one of MET’s founders Gené Fouché. Next, Hood College’s theatre professor, Joe Brady (who directed It’s a Wonderful Life) explores the classic and still very funny comedy The Importance of Being Earnest. The holidays bring us the return of the Frederick tradition of A Christmas Carol at the Weinberg and at the Carroll Arts center in Westminster, and the reprisal of David Sedaris’ The Santaland Diaries featuring longtime ensemble member Rona Mensah and directed by Rep Stage’s new artistic director, Suzanne Beal. The last half of the season promises to grab you! Towson University theatre professor Peter Wray (Blue Window, Biker Macbeth, American Buffalo, etc) directs the Edward Albee gem Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Next, it’s my turn! Playwright Martin McDonough has taken Hollywood by storm with his wickedly funny work (In Bruge, Seven Psycopaths) after crafting some of the funniest, grittiest Irish plays out there (Beauty Queen of Lenaine, The Cripple of Inishmaan). The Lieutenant of Inishmore was the play that our ensemble was most passionate about producing, and promises to be a “bloody good show!” We round out our 16th season with a play by Sarah Ruhl (Dead Man’s Cell Phone) that is comic, deep, touching, and quite educational! Longtime METster Julie Herber directs In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play) which rounds out our season. In addition, the MET promises to be a venue or cutting edge comedy (The Comedy Pigs, Laugh Station, etc) and a place for the entire family to explore theatre with the shows of the Fun Company. Thank you so much for joining us on the ride that is Maryland Ensemble Theatre!
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Director’s Notes It used to be that every other commercial that appeared on television was for some type of car. I can’t help but notice that the primary product advertised lately is film. It’s true. “Hollywood is taking over the world!” I quote movies constantly! Most of the time, I’ve forgotten the original context, or even from which films they came, but these gems of wisdom remain tucked away, ready for use for a perfect occasion. In fact, I would venture to say that most of you at some point this evening will be inspired to quote your favorite lines. We can’t help it. Great movie lines become earworms. Several years ago I directed The Complete Shakespeare (abridged), produced by MET. This was followed by The Complete Bible (abridged) and The Complete History of America (abridged). The high energy, fast-paced humor found in these plays appeals to me. I love a great sight gag! Mix physical humor with my love of the movies and this became the obvious show for me to take on this season. Whether you recognize the over 190 films in our show or not, it’s hard to be completely uninfluenced by the silver screen. Film has become a primary source of our social and cultural history. “Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.”
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The play will be performed with one 15 minute intermission.
Meet the Cast and Crew Jack Evans (Cast) is happy to be working at the MET again! Previous MET productions, where he is company member, include Pickle My Monkey, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Boeing Boeing and A Christmas Carol. Other past shows include Assassins, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Henry IV, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, and Waiting for Godot. Jack’s film credits include the full length indies Cubes and Spades, and short film work includes Independent Film Channel’s Media Lab winner Barrage.
Matt Lee (Cast) is a MET company member. MET credits include Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Planet Claire, A Clockwork Orange, Why Torture Is Wrong..., The Eight: Reindeer Monologues, Hee Haw, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Glass Menagerie and an original farce, Pickle My Monkey, which he also co-wrote. A former student, he has been an instructor with the Ensemble School. Matt is also director of the Laugh Station series
Meet the Cast and Crew James McGarvey (Cast) is a proud MET company member. Past MET performances include Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge, Biker MacBeth, A Christmas Carol, and many Fun Company productions. James has been a member of local comedy troupe’s, Comedy Pigs and regional area Baltimore Improv Group. He most recently co-wrote and performed in Balls Deep In Love. Barbara Blackwood (Costume Designer) has spent the last 4 years working at the Hartt School and designing occasionally for The New Century Theatre at Smith College. Previously she worked as a designer at Union University in Jackson, Tenn. In New York she worked at Barbara Matgra’s Costume Shop and as a freelance designer. She holds a Master’s Degree from Boston University. Kevin Cole (Stage Manager) is a MET company member and the Editor-in-Chief of The Annual. MET credits include A Christmas Carol, The Glass Menagerie, My Monster and Me, and an original farce, Pickle My Monkey, which he co-wrote. He has also appeared in the Laugh Station series and recently wrote and directed The Annual Live. Gené Fouché (Director) is an Associate Artistic Director with MET, where she also serves as Director of Education. Other MET directing credits include: The 39 Steps, Killer Joe, Something Brilliant Will Come to Us, Skin Deep, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee among others. Regionally she has directed for Landless Theatre Company, The Fun Company, CATF’s staged reading series, McDaniel College and Tell Baby Productions at Baltimore Theatre Project. Gené also teaches theatre at McDaniel College. Doug Grove (Lighting Designer) is a proud Company Member and Technical Director of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET). He has worked with many theatre companies across Maryland doing lights, set, props, and stage management including the MET, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Hood College Theatre, and Landless Theatre Company. Favorite shows include: Eurydice (HCT), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (CSC), Pickle My Monkey (MET), Balls Deep in Love (MET-X), and Spidermusical. (LTC).
Tad Janes (Fight Choreographer) received his certification for fight direction by Society of American Fight Directors founder Joseph Martinez in unarmed combat, rapier & dagger, and quarter staff. Since then, Tad has choreographed fights for Romeo and Juliet, Fool for Love, Tape, to name a few. His favorite work is creating bloody fights for sketch comedy. Joann Lee (Set Designer) is a MET company member and Hood College’s Art Director. Scenic designs for the MET include: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Planet Claire (2010), All Lit Up, Amost Maine, Santaland Diaries, Incorruptible, Company, Red Herring, Betty the Yeti, Betrayal, Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge and Blue Window, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Peter Pan and many Fun Company productions. Performance credits include: Exuviae, Something Brilliant Will Come to Us and numerous Fun Company productions. Milee McDonald (Prop Designer) is currently an Associate Artist for the MET. Prior to that, she was a full-time company member for nearly 15 years. She started out doing props and has continued to do props for many, many shows. She has also designed sets for several main stage shows, her favorite design, being Killer Joe. It’s always an honor and a joy to work with my MET people. Thanks for supporting live theatre. Tom Majarov (Sound Designer) is a MET company member, where he has worked on numerous productions over its past 15 year history. He had his start in theatre sound design over 25 years ago working at the Winchester Little Theatre in Winchester, VA. At the time his tool kit consisted of Yamaha 4 track tape recorder, and an old copy of the BCC Radio Sound Effects library on LP. He is excited to be working on this production, and happy he can now design using a computer. Bailey Sterling (Assistant Stage Manager) began as a competitive dancer, but now enjoys working backstage at MET, where she is a new company member. Previous credits include the original comedy, Pickle My Monkey, as well as the original Laugh Station series. She recently did choreography for the original sketch show, Balls Deep In Love.
Special Thanks Lena Janes • Carol Topchik • Julie Herber • Shaundra McDonald
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Completely Hollywood (Abridged) By Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor Additional material by Dominic Conti Directed by Gené Fouché Cast: M...