Pancakes, Pancakes!

Pancakes, Pancakes!

May 31 to July 10, 2016 | On the Hertz Stage
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World Premiere Musical
Part of the Family Series

A world premiere play with original music, Pancakes, Pancakes! is a delightful tale for all ages inspired by the beautiful and iconic book by Eric Carle. Featuring original songs and a stunning design, Pancakes, Pancakes! explores the process of cooking and celebrates the joy in the labor and in the final feast. Adapted from Eric Carle's beloved book of the same name, this new play is written by Alliance favorite Kenneth Lin.

This play is presented in conjunction with the High Museum of Art exhibition I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle.

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Cast & Crew

Cast

  • Jack
    Matt is 14 years old and excited to be playing Jack in his first Alliance production. Matt caught the acting bug in third grade while playing Winthrop in Tritt... read more »
  • Jack's Mother/Musician
    Molly is honored to bring the art of Eric Carle to life in Pancakes, Pancakes! She was last seen on the Alliance stage in James and the Giant Peach and A Christmas Carol... read more »
  • Miller/Hens/Musician
    Alliance credits include Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, Charlotte’s Web, Songs to Grow On. Other Atlanta credits include Lost Highway, Godspell, Cotton Patch... read more »
  • Rooster/Musician
    Adam is thrilled to be part of his first show at the Alliance Theatre, in what is, hopefully, the first of many Atlanta credits. He will graduate from Brenau University... read more »

Creative

  • Original music & sound
    Clay has been the Resident Sound Designer at the Alliance Theatre for 15 years and has designed more than 85 productions including 26 world premieres, 30 musicals and 20... read more »
  • Stage Manager
    Liz is so happy to be a part of this company. Other Alliance credits include: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; A Christmas Carol; Tiger Style!; Knuffle Bunny:... read more »
  • Costume Design
    This is Jeff’s 2nd season at the Alliance. In his 30 year career in regional theater he has designed costumes for over 75 productions. Of those shows, 50 have been... read more »
  • Scenic Design
    Kat returns to the Alliance after designing last season’s Shrek the Musical. Previous shows for the Alliance include Charlotte's Web, Holidays with the Chalks... read more »
  • Music
    Phillip has been a novelist and playwright for thirty-five years. New York productions include Lamb on Fire (Mazur Theatre); his play Easy won the Edgar Award in New... read more »
  • Playwright
    Mr. Lin’s plays Warrior Class (TCG Edgerton New Play Prize), Fallow (Barrymore Nomination: Outstanding New Play, Brown Martin Philadelphia Award), Intelligence-... read more »
  • Projection Design
    Mike has had work seen and heard on the stages of The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Victory Gardens Theatre, The Court... read more »
  • Lighting Design
    Ken is the Resident Lighting Designer for Sarasota Opera, Lighting Designer for Atlanta Opera, and Lighting Director of FIO Americas, Brazil. Alliance credits: Native... read more »

Director

  • Director
    David returns to the Alliance as a director, having been a frequent performer on its stages. Directing credits include Sight Unseen (Alliance); Red, Buckminster Fuller:... read more »

Understudy

  • Understudy for Jack's Mother/Musician
    Stephanie is delighted to be working with this fabulous team on Pancakes, Pancakes! Other Alliance projects: Edward Foote. Favorite Atlanta credits: Stupid F**king Bird... read more »
  • Understudy for Jack
    Luke is excited to join the Alliance for his first show. He is a rising eighthgrader at Autrey Mill Middle School in Johns Creek. Favorite Atlanta credits: Peter Pan (... read more »
  • Understudy for Rooster/Musician
    Benjamin is a native of Hiram, GA, a graduate from Young Harris College with a BA in Musical Theatre, and also a recent graduate of the 2015-2016 Apprentice Company at... read more »
  • Understudy for Miller/Hens/Musician
    Dylan is excited to be working at the Alliance for the first time. Favorite Atlanta credits: Rent (Ensemble), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Servant), Murder Ballad (US Tom... read more »

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The Alliance Teen Ensemble has the opportunity to see and review each production during the season. See their responses to "Ugly Lies the Bone."

Brooks Ashmanskas, playing Barry Glickman in "The Prom," is a veteran of the stage, having performed in over 20 productions on and off Broadway.

The Prom’s “Mrs. Greene” is portrayed by Atlanta’s own Courtenay Collins.

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