Ever After

Coca-Cola Stage
Recommended for audiences 8 and up.
Musical

Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music by Zina Goldrich
Based upon the 20th Century Fox Motion Picture Ever After
Story by Andy Tennant, Susannah Grant, and Rick Parks, 1998
Original Fairy Tale by Charles Perrault, 1729
Choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter
Directed by Susan V. Booth

From award-winning songwriting team Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler comes a captivating musical based on the hit film.  Share the journey of Danielle de Barbarac as she risks everything to save a friend from an unjust fate, capturing the heart and imagination of a country along the way.  With the help of none other than Leonardo da Vinci, Danielle must decide not only who she is, but what she’ll fight for, and how far she’ll go for love.  A new take on the Cinderella legend, Ever After celebrates the true magic at the heart of the beloved story – the strength of the human spirit.

Special Events

  • Ever After: Behind the Musical

    Thu, Dec 20
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    EVER AFTER: BEHIND THE MUSICAL

    Thursday, December 20, 7:00 p.m.
    Rich Theatre at the Woodruff Arts Center
    FREE

    Don’t miss an exclusive conversation with the producers and creative team behind the Alliance Theatre’s upcoming production, EVER AFTER, a captivating new musical based on the hit film.  Atlanta radio and TV icon Mara Davis will moderate a discussion with Director Susan V. Booth (Native Guard, Troubadour), Producer Kevin McCollum (Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights), Choreographer JoAnn M. Hunter (Disaster!, School of Rock – The Musical) and the creators, award-winning songwriting team Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler (Junie B. Jones, Dear Edwina). The evening will also include sneak peek performances by the cast of EVER AFTER, including Sierra Boggess, Tim Rogan, and Rachel York. Tickets are free, but RSVPs are required. Seating for this special event is limited

    RSVP for Free Tickets Here

  • Ethics on Stage AfterWords - Ever After

    Sun, Feb 17
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    Come see Ever After at the Alliance Theatre and stay for an Ethics on Stage AfterWords discussion with members of the Emory Center of Ethics Staff.

    Sunday, February 17, 2019
    2:30 P.M. // ALLIANCE THEATRE
    1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

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Woodruff Arts Center

1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

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Cast

Jenny Ashman (Marguerite du Ghent) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut! She was most recently seen in the world premiere of Dave at Arena Stage. Off-Broadway & Regional: Eva Peron in Evita (Kansas City Rep, Opera North), Side by Side by Sondheim (Kansas City Rep), Arista in Disney's The Little Mermaid (Hollywood Bowl), Sleep No More, Reina in Paris Time (Capital Rep), Johanna in Sweeney Todd (Ovation Award Nomination), Rosalind in As You Like It, Penny in Romance Language (World Premiere). Jenny is a graduate of UCF Conservatory Theatre. Love to AZ and ATB. jennyashman.com Instagram: @alaskanjz 

Jenny Ashman
Jenny Ashman
Marguerite du Ghent

Jenny Ashman (Marguerite du Ghent) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut! She was most recently seen in the world premiere of Dave at Arena Stage. Off-Broadway & Regional: Eva Peron in Evita (Kansas City Rep, Opera North), Side by Side by Sondheim (Kansas City Rep), Arista in Disney's The Little Mermaid (Hollywood Bowl), Sleep No More, Reina in Paris Time (Capital Rep), Johanna in Sweeney Todd (Ovation Award Nomination), Rosalind in As You Like It, Penny in Romance Language (World Premiere). Jenny is a graduate of UCF Conservatory Theatre. Love to AZ and ATB. jennyashman.com Instagram: @alaskanjz 

Michael Biren (Ensemble) is ecstatic to make his Alliance debut. NYC: Crazy for You (Lincoln Center), Revolution in the Elbow (Minetta Lane), Attack of the Elvis Impersonators (Lion Theatre). Tour: Billy Elliot (with Faith Prince) and Cinderella (with Lea Salonga). Regional: Guys and Dolls (Goodspeed Opera House), The Producers (Paper Mill Playhouse), Crazy for You (Riverside Theatre), Mary Poppins (Fulton Opera House), Drowsy Chaperone (Maine State Music Theatre), Fiddler on the Roof (The MUNY), A Chorus Line (Ogunquit Playhouse). Muhlenberg College, B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Theatre. Love to DMSRKCLB.  

Michael Biren
Michael Biren
Ensemble

Michael Biren (Ensemble) is ecstatic to make his Alliance debut. NYC: Crazy for You (Lincoln Center), Revolution in the Elbow (Minetta Lane), Attack of the Elvis Impersonators (Lion Theatre). Tour: Billy Elliot (with Faith Prince) and Cinderella (with Lea Salonga). Regional: Guys and Dolls (Goodspeed Opera House), The Producers (Paper Mill Playhouse), Crazy for You (Riverside Theatre), Mary Poppins (Fulton Opera House), Drowsy Chaperone (Maine State Music Theatre), Fiddler on the Roof (The MUNY), A Chorus Line (Ogunquit Playhouse). Muhlenberg College, B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Theatre. Love to DMSRKCLB.  

Sierra Boggess (Danielle de Barbarac) Broadway credits include School Of Rock, It Shoulda Been You, The Phantom Of The Opera, Master Class, The Little Mermaid (Drama Desk, Drama League nominations).  London: Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies (Olivier Award nomination). Other NY: The Secret Garden (MCP); Guys and Dolls (Carnegie Hall); Love, Loss, and What I Wore; Music in the Air (Encores!). Regional: The Age of Innocence, Phantom of the Opera (Las Vegas), Les Misérables. Sierra has toured across the world with her concert show, which has been preserved live and released on the CD Awakening: Live at 54 Below. sierraboggess.com

Sierra Boggess
Sierra Boggess
Danielle de Barbarac

Sierra Boggess (Danielle de Barbarac) Broadway credits include School Of Rock, It Shoulda Been You, The Phantom Of The Opera, Master Class, The Little Mermaid (Drama Desk, Drama League nominations).  London: Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies (Olivier Award nomination). Other NY: The Secret Garden (MCP); Guys and Dolls (Carnegie Hall); Love, Loss, and What I Wore; Music in the Air (Encores!). Regional: The Age of Innocence, Phantom of the Opera (Las Vegas), Les Misérables. Sierra has toured across the world with her concert show, which has been preserved live and released on the CD Awakening: Live at 54 Below. sierraboggess.com

Jennifer Joanne Bowles (Ensemble) Raised in Snellville, GA. Broadway/NYC: Matilda, American Idiot, Irma in Irma La Douce (City Center Encores!). National Tours: Matilda (Miss Honey), American Idiot, The Drowsy Chaperone, Wonderful Town. Regional:  Minsky's (Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles). Television: Blue Bloods, Boardwalk Empire, Saturday Night Live. Love and thanks to HCKR, friends, and my family. For Aunt Susie, a strong woman.  

Jennifer Joanne Bowles
Jennifer Joanne Bowles
Ensemble

Jennifer Joanne Bowles (Ensemble) Raised in Snellville, GA. Broadway/NYC: Matilda, American Idiot, Irma in Irma La Douce (City Center Encores!). National Tours: Matilda (Miss Honey), American Idiot, The Drowsy Chaperone, Wonderful Town. Regional:  Minsky's (Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles). Television: Blue Bloods, Boardwalk Empire, Saturday Night Live. Love and thanks to HCKR, friends, and my family. For Aunt Susie, a strong woman.  

Jonathan Bryant is excited to be working in his first production with Alliance Theatre. He has been in numerous musical productions in the Atlanta area, recently AIDA(Atlanta Lyric Theatre) and MAMMA MIA! (Aurora Theatre). He has worked in the booming television/movie industry in Atlanta including The Originalsand Step Up:Highwater and movies like Bessie,Billy Lynn Long Halftime Walk directed by Oscar-winning director Ang Lee. He will make his acting debut as “Bubba Knight” in the docu-series American Soul premiering on BET in February. @jaybsmoove

Jonathan Bryant
Jonathan Bryant
Male Understudy

Jonathan Bryant is excited to be working in his first production with Alliance Theatre. He has been in numerous musical productions in the Atlanta area, recently AIDA(Atlanta Lyric Theatre) and MAMMA MIA! (Aurora Theatre). He has worked in the booming television/movie industry in Atlanta including The Originalsand Step Up:Highwater and movies like Bessie,Billy Lynn Long Halftime Walk directed by Oscar-winning director Ang Lee. He will make his acting debut as “Bubba Knight” in the docu-series American Soul premiering on BET in February. @jaybsmoove

Tristen Buettel (Ensemble) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut!  Off-Broadway: Jersey Boys. National Tour: Jersey Boys. Regional: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (DeLee, ATP), Bye Bye Birdie (Kim, Goodspeed), Hairspray (Amber, Syracuse Stage). B.F.A. Syracuse University. Huge thanks to the entire Ever After team, James & Paul, and The Mine. All my love to my amazing family and friends! Instagram: @tristenjadee

Tristen Buettel
Tristen Buettel
Ensemble

Tristen Buettel (Ensemble) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut!  Off-Broadway: Jersey Boys. National Tour: Jersey Boys. Regional: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (DeLee, ATP), Bye Bye Birdie (Kim, Goodspeed), Hairspray (Amber, Syracuse Stage). B.F.A. Syracuse University. Huge thanks to the entire Ever After team, James & Paul, and The Mine. All my love to my amazing family and friends! Instagram: @tristenjadee

Todd Buonopane (Captain Laurent) is thrilled to make his Alliance debut. Broadway: Jean-Michel in Cinderella, Roger in Grease, Amos in Chicago (also on tour, Tokyo, Seoul & Dubai) and ...Spelling Bee. Off-Broadway: The Butter & Egg Man, Henry & Mudge, The New Yorkers at City Center Encores! Regional: The Old Globe, Asolo Rep, MUNY, Signature, Pasadena Playhouse, 5th Avenue, Ordway, Papermill Playhouse, Goodspeed and Barrington. TV: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Braindead, Grey’s Anatomy, Law & Order: CI, Paragon School For Girls, 30 Rock (as Weinerslav). Todd is a graduate of the University of Michigan and is a proud member & Councillor of Actors’ Equity Association.

Todd Buonopane
Todd Buonopane
Captain Laurent

Todd Buonopane (Captain Laurent) is thrilled to make his Alliance debut. Broadway: Jean-Michel in Cinderella, Roger in Grease, Amos in Chicago (also on tour, Tokyo, Seoul & Dubai) and ...Spelling Bee. Off-Broadway: The Butter & Egg Man, Henry & Mudge, The New Yorkers at City Center Encores! Regional: The Old Globe, Asolo Rep, MUNY, Signature, Pasadena Playhouse, 5th Avenue, Ordway, Papermill Playhouse, Goodspeed and Barrington. TV: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Braindead, Grey’s Anatomy, Law & Order: CI, Paragon School For Girls, 30 Rock (as Weinerslav). Todd is a graduate of the University of Michigan and is a proud member & Councillor of Actors’ Equity Association.

Terry Burrell (Queen Marie) is always excited to work at the Alliance. Alliance credits include A Christmas Carol, Jar The Floor, Women Of Brewster Place, Ethel, Hospice/Pointing At The Moon, Cinderella And Fella. Other credits: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Brownie Points (Theatrical Outfit); Oklahoma! (Goodspeed Opera); Black Nativity, Crowns (Southwest Arts); Da Kink In My Hair (Horizon Theatre); Newsies (Sacramento Music Circus). Broadway: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Three Penny Opera, Swinging on a Star, Into The Woods, Honky Tonk Nights, Dreamgirls, Eubie. Dedicated to the memories of Jim and Sybil Burrell and Janet.

Terry Burrell
Terry Burrell
Queen Marie

Terry Burrell (Queen Marie) is always excited to work at the Alliance. Alliance credits include A Christmas Carol, Jar The Floor, Women Of Brewster Place, Ethel, Hospice/Pointing At The Moon, Cinderella And Fella. Other credits: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Brownie Points (Theatrical Outfit); Oklahoma! (Goodspeed Opera); Black Nativity, Crowns (Southwest Arts); Da Kink In My Hair (Horizon Theatre); Newsies (Sacramento Music Circus). Broadway: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Three Penny Opera, Swinging on a Star, Into The Woods, Honky Tonk Nights, Dreamgirls, Eubie. Dedicated to the memories of Jim and Sybil Burrell and Janet.

Rachel Flynn (Jacqueline du Ghent) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut! She originated the role of Stoner Chick in Heathers the Musical, vomited fake blood onto the guitars of the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s in St. Ann’s Stop the Virgens, and championed feminism and hair jewels in Baby No More Times (Ars Nova). Most recently, she created the role of Randi in Dave (Arena Stage). Other favorite credits include one very weird episode of “The Young & The Restless.” Artistic Director of At the Table Podcast and co-conceiver of upcoming punksical PATRIARCHY. Proud Harvard grad and AEA. Thanks ATB, Mom, and Dustin.

Rachel Flynn
Rachel Flynn
Jacqueline du Ghent

Rachel Flynn (Jacqueline du Ghent) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut! She originated the role of Stoner Chick in Heathers the Musical, vomited fake blood onto the guitars of the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s in St. Ann’s Stop the Virgens, and championed feminism and hair jewels in Baby No More Times (Ars Nova). Most recently, she created the role of Randi in Dave (Arena Stage). Other favorite credits include one very weird episode of “The Young & The Restless.” Artistic Director of At the Table Podcast and co-conceiver of upcoming punksical PATRIARCHY. Proud Harvard grad and AEA. Thanks ATB, Mom, and Dustin.

Meghan Glogower (Ensemble) is honored to make her Alliance debut. National Tours: Mamma Mia! and Elf the Musical. Select regional credits: Soul Doctor (Lyceum Theatre), The Yellow Wallpaper (NY Fringe Festival), The Nutty Professor (World Premiere), Beauty and the Beast (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Guys and Dolls (North Shore Music Theatre), A Chorus Line, My Fair Lady, Young Frankenstein (Theatre By The Sea), All Shook Up (The Fireside Theatre). In her spare time, Meghan works with ALMA NYC, a not-for-profit dance company that supports artists in NYC while giving back to the community. Belmont University alum. All my love to Scott. @MeghanGlogower

Meghan Glogower
Meghan Glogower
Ensemble

Meghan Glogower (Ensemble) is honored to make her Alliance debut. National Tours: Mamma Mia! and Elf the Musical. Select regional credits: Soul Doctor (Lyceum Theatre), The Yellow Wallpaper (NY Fringe Festival), The Nutty Professor (World Premiere), Beauty and the Beast (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Guys and Dolls (North Shore Music Theatre), A Chorus Line, My Fair Lady, Young Frankenstein (Theatre By The Sea), All Shook Up (The Fireside Theatre). In her spare time, Meghan works with ALMA NYC, a not-for-profit dance company that supports artists in NYC while giving back to the community. Belmont University alum. All my love to Scott. @MeghanGlogower

Tamrin Goldberg (Ensemble) is a Brooklyn-based performer and choreographer. Theater credits include West Side Story (Barrington Stage), Oklahoma! (Goodspeed Musicals), Oklahoma! (Berkshire Theater Group), Tamar of The River (Prospect Theatre Company), and I Dream (Toledo Opera, Opera Carolina). Tamrin recently performed with the New York Philharmonic in Ashley Fure’s Filament and has danced in works by notable choreographers including Kyle Abraham, Sidra Bell, Larry Keigwin, Dwight Rhoden, and Nathan Trice. She recently received the New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Choreography and holds a B.A. in dance and philosophy from Barnard College.  

Tamrin Goldberg
Tamrin Goldberg
Ensemble

Tamrin Goldberg (Ensemble) is a Brooklyn-based performer and choreographer. Theater credits include West Side Story (Barrington Stage), Oklahoma! (Goodspeed Musicals), Oklahoma! (Berkshire Theater Group), Tamar of The River (Prospect Theatre Company), and I Dream (Toledo Opera, Opera Carolina). Tamrin recently performed with the New York Philharmonic in Ashley Fure’s Filament and has danced in works by notable choreographers including Kyle Abraham, Sidra Bell, Larry Keigwin, Dwight Rhoden, and Nathan Trice. She recently received the New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Choreography and holds a B.A. in dance and philosophy from Barnard College.  

Shuler Hensley
Shuler Hensley
Leonardo da Vinci

Chris Kayser (King Francis) My wife, Terri, loves the movie Ever After. She's seen it at least five times. So having a part in this show makes her happy. And that makes me happy. Playing King Francis makes me happy. It's good to be the king. So all that's left is for you, the audience, to be happy. We'll do our best. We hope it makes you happy.

Chris Kayser
Chris Kayser
King Francis

Chris Kayser (King Francis) My wife, Terri, loves the movie Ever After. She's seen it at least five times. So having a part in this show makes her happy. And that makes me happy. Playing King Francis makes me happy. It's good to be the king. So all that's left is for you, the audience, to be happy. We'll do our best. We hope it makes you happy.

Joshua Keith (Ensemble) is super excited to make his Alliance debut. National tours: Dirty Dancing North American tour. Regional: The Prince Of Egypt (Fredericia Teater & Theatreworks), Cabaret (Cape Playhouse), Dreamgirls (Dallas Theatre Center), In The Heights (Walnut Street Theatre), A Christmas Carol (North Shore Music Theatre), All Shook Up (North Shore Music Theatre), A Chorus Line (Maine State Music Theatre), Cutman (Goodspeed Musicals). Howard University B.F.A. Thank you to my family and amazing husband! Joshua 1:8-9. joshuakeith.com

Joshua Keith
Joshua Keith
Ensemble

Joshua Keith (Ensemble) is super excited to make his Alliance debut. National tours: Dirty Dancing North American tour. Regional: The Prince Of Egypt (Fredericia Teater & Theatreworks), Cabaret (Cape Playhouse), Dreamgirls (Dallas Theatre Center), In The Heights (Walnut Street Theatre), A Christmas Carol (North Shore Music Theatre), All Shook Up (North Shore Music Theatre), A Chorus Line (Maine State Music Theatre), Cutman (Goodspeed Musicals). Howard University B.F.A. Thank you to my family and amazing husband! Joshua 1:8-9. joshuakeith.com

Justin Keyes (Gustave) Broadway: How To Succeed..., The Apple Tree, Mary Poppins. Off-Broadway:  The New Group, Classic Stage Company. Tour: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Regional: Sacramento Music Circus, Resident Ensemble Players, The Guthrie, Two River Theatre Company, San Francisco Symphony, Dallas Theatre Center, Kansas City Starlight, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, the MUNY, Pittsburgh CLO. TV/Film: “Get Christie Love” (pilot), Power, I Love You, But I Lied, "Gossip Girl.” Education: University of Michigan. justinarthurkeyes.com

Justin Keyes
Justin Keyes
Gustave

Justin Keyes (Gustave) Broadway: How To Succeed..., The Apple Tree, Mary Poppins. Off-Broadway:  The New Group, Classic Stage Company. Tour: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Regional: Sacramento Music Circus, Resident Ensemble Players, The Guthrie, Two River Theatre Company, San Francisco Symphony, Dallas Theatre Center, Kansas City Starlight, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, the MUNY, Pittsburgh CLO. TV/Film: “Get Christie Love” (pilot), Power, I Love You, But I Lied, "Gossip Girl.” Education: University of Michigan. justinarthurkeyes.com

Jimmy Kieffer (Maurice/Ensemble) Off-Broadway: Peter… StarcatcherBackbeard. Regional: Curious Incident… (The Rep St. Louis/Cincinnati Playhouse); South Pacific (Guthrie Theater); A Funny Thing… Forum, A Servant to Two Masters (Pittsburgh Public Theater); Victor/Victoria (Theatre Under the Stars); ...PoeThe Rivals (Baltimore Centerstage); Merry Wives… (Shakespeare Theatre Co.);  ElfAvenue Q (Arkansas Rep); Big RiverAs You Like ItOpusAll My Sons, Pride and Prejudice, Shipwrecked!The Importance of Being EarnestThe Little PrincePericles (Playmakers Rep); Amadeus, Macbeth (Chautauqua Theater Company); Nick's Flamingo Grill, CandideA Christmas CarolLivin’ In the GardenTo Kill a Mockingbird (Alliance Theatre). Film/TV: Ocean's 8, “Ricki and the Flash,” “Criminal Minds,” “A Place Apart,” “A Reason to Believe.” M.F.A. UNC Chapel Hill. Kristie, thank you for joining me on this journey. I love you!

Jimmy Kieffer
Jimmy Kieffer
Maurice / Ensemble

Jimmy Kieffer (Maurice/Ensemble) Off-Broadway: Peter… StarcatcherBackbeard. Regional: Curious Incident… (The Rep St. Louis/Cincinnati Playhouse); South Pacific (Guthrie Theater); A Funny Thing… Forum, A Servant to Two Masters (Pittsburgh Public Theater); Victor/Victoria (Theatre Under the Stars); ...PoeThe Rivals (Baltimore Centerstage); Merry Wives… (Shakespeare Theatre Co.);  ElfAvenue Q (Arkansas Rep); Big RiverAs You Like ItOpusAll My Sons, Pride and Prejudice, Shipwrecked!The Importance of Being EarnestThe Little PrincePericles (Playmakers Rep); Amadeus, Macbeth (Chautauqua Theater Company); Nick's Flamingo Grill, CandideA Christmas CarolLivin’ In the GardenTo Kill a Mockingbird (Alliance Theatre). Film/TV: Ocean's 8, “Ricki and the Flash,” “Criminal Minds,” “A Place Apart,” “A Reason to Believe.” M.F.A. UNC Chapel Hill. Kristie, thank you for joining me on this journey. I love you!

Mary Katharine Kirchner (u/s Young Danielle de Barbarac) Alliance Theatre debut.   She is thrilled to be part of this amazing new show and began her love of theatre playing Rosie the Riveter at Alliance Theatre summer camp at the age of 4.   Regional performances include: Horizon Theatre: Madeline’s Christmas (Madeline, Anne), The Lion King (Young Nala), Cinderella (Fairy Godmother).  Mary would like to thank her family, friends and coaches who have supported her dreams with special thanks to the Horizon Theatre, Atlanta Children’s Theatre, Orbit Arts Academy, Broadway Dreams, Jill Hudson and her grandparents.

Mary Katharine Kirchner
Mary Katharine Kirchner
U / S Young Danielle de Barbarac

Mary Katharine Kirchner (u/s Young Danielle de Barbarac) Alliance Theatre debut.   She is thrilled to be part of this amazing new show and began her love of theatre playing Rosie the Riveter at Alliance Theatre summer camp at the age of 4.   Regional performances include: Horizon Theatre: Madeline’s Christmas (Madeline, Anne), The Lion King (Young Nala), Cinderella (Fairy Godmother).  Mary would like to thank her family, friends and coaches who have supported her dreams with special thanks to the Horizon Theatre, Atlanta Children’s Theatre, Orbit Arts Academy, Broadway Dreams, Jill Hudson and her grandparents.

Chani Maisonet (Ensemble) is super excited to make her Alliance Theatre mainstage debut with Ever After, a dream come true! Chani is a vocal performance alumna of Kennesaw State University. Credits: Paige In Full, Beautiful Blackbird, The Dancing Granny (Alliance), 110 In The Shade, Simply Simone (Theatrical Outfit), Christmas Canteen 2017/2018 (Aurora), Holler If Ya Hear Me (Kenny Leon's True Colors), The Hunchback of Notre Dame, In The Heights (Aurora/Theatrical Outfit), A Chorus Line (Lyric). When Chani is not performing, she actively gives back and loves to share her driving passion for her two favorite art forms: working as vocal coach by day and teaching dance by night. Love to friends and family for so much support! @Chanimaisonet

Chani Maisonet
Chani Maisonet
Ensemble

Chani Maisonet (Ensemble) is super excited to make her Alliance Theatre mainstage debut with Ever After, a dream come true! Chani is a vocal performance alumna of Kennesaw State University. Credits: Paige In Full, Beautiful Blackbird, The Dancing Granny (Alliance), 110 In The Shade, Simply Simone (Theatrical Outfit), Christmas Canteen 2017/2018 (Aurora), Holler If Ya Hear Me (Kenny Leon's True Colors), The Hunchback of Notre Dame, In The Heights (Aurora/Theatrical Outfit), A Chorus Line (Lyric). When Chani is not performing, she actively gives back and loves to share her driving passion for her two favorite art forms: working as vocal coach by day and teaching dance by night. Love to friends and family for so much support! @Chanimaisonet

Jeff McCarthy (Pierre Malette) Recent: Kunstler (off-B’way). Broadway: Chicago, Urinetown, The Grinch, The Pirate Queen, Side Show, Beauty and the Beast, Smile, Zorba. L.A.: Les Misérables, The Three Sisters, A Little Night Music, City of Angels. Off-B’Way: Southern Comfort (Public Theater), Sympathetic Magic (SecondStage), Dream True (Vineyard), On the 20th Century (York). Regional: Legendary Romance (Williamstown) My Fair Lady, The Misanthrope (Guthrie), The Price, The Front Page (Long Wharf), All My Sons, Sweeney Todd (Barrington) TV: “Elementary,” “Madame Secretary,” “The Good Wife,” “Schweitzer,” “Star Trek: TNG” and “Voyager,” “Law & Order(s),” “Cheers,” “Designing Women,” “In the Heat of the Night.” Film: Starting Out in the Evening, Consent, RoboCop2, Eve of Destruction, Rapid Fire, Cliffhanger. Voice of Michigan J. Frog for WB.

Jeff McCarthy
Jeff McCarthy
Pierre Malette

Jeff McCarthy (Pierre Malette) Recent: Kunstler (off-B’way). Broadway: Chicago, Urinetown, The Grinch, The Pirate Queen, Side Show, Beauty and the Beast, Smile, Zorba. L.A.: Les Misérables, The Three Sisters, A Little Night Music, City of Angels. Off-B’Way: Southern Comfort (Public Theater), Sympathetic Magic (SecondStage), Dream True (Vineyard), On the 20th Century (York). Regional: Legendary Romance (Williamstown) My Fair Lady, The Misanthrope (Guthrie), The Price, The Front Page (Long Wharf), All My Sons, Sweeney Todd (Barrington) TV: “Elementary,” “Madame Secretary,” “The Good Wife,” “Schweitzer,” “Star Trek: TNG” and “Voyager,” “Law & Order(s),” “Cheers,” “Designing Women,” “In the Heat of the Night.” Film: Starting Out in the Evening, Consent, RoboCop2, Eve of Destruction, Rapid Fire, Cliffhanger. Voice of Michigan J. Frog for WB.

Rhyn McLemore Saver (Louise/Ensemble) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut! Off-Broadway: Dot, directed by Kenny Leon (The Billie Holiday Theatre); Sheldon Harnick’s A World to Win (The York Theatre). Favorite regional credits: Dot (Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre); Violet (title role) and The Crucible (Gallery Players); The Bridges of Madison County (Aurora Theater); The Sound of Music (Sierra Repertory); The Spitfire Grill (Cape Fear Regional Theater); A Streetcar Named Desire and Our Town (The WV Public); The Crucible (NC Shakespeare Festival); Ragtime (Weathervane Theatre). Rhyn is a monologue/song coach with Musical Theater College Auditions MTCA). mtcollegeauditions.com. B.F.A. Carnegie Mellon University. 

Rhyn McLemore Saver
Rhyn McLemore Saver
Louise / Ensemble

Rhyn McLemore Saver (Louise/Ensemble) is thrilled to make her Alliance debut! Off-Broadway: Dot, directed by Kenny Leon (The Billie Holiday Theatre); Sheldon Harnick’s A World to Win (The York Theatre). Favorite regional credits: Dot (Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre); Violet (title role) and The Crucible (Gallery Players); The Bridges of Madison County (Aurora Theater); The Sound of Music (Sierra Repertory); The Spitfire Grill (Cape Fear Regional Theater); A Streetcar Named Desire and Our Town (The WV Public); The Crucible (NC Shakespeare Festival); Ragtime (Weathervane Theatre). Rhyn is a monologue/song coach with Musical Theater College Auditions MTCA). mtcollegeauditions.com. B.F.A. Carnegie Mellon University. 

Lindsay Moore (Ensemble, Dance Captain) Favorite credits include A Sign of the Times (Goodspeed, CT), CHIX 6 (La Mama, NY), Harmony (Ahmanson Theatre, CA and the Alliance Theatre), The Nutty Professor (TPAC, TN), “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix), On the Town (Papermill Playhouse, NJ), The Wedding Singer (1st National Tour). Love and MANY thanks to JoAnn, Hybrid, family, friends, Bear, Marlow, and Steel. Western Michigan University Alumni. AEA.

Lindsay Moore
Lindsay Moore
Ensemble, Dance Captain

Lindsay Moore (Ensemble, Dance Captain) Favorite credits include A Sign of the Times (Goodspeed, CT), CHIX 6 (La Mama, NY), Harmony (Ahmanson Theatre, CA and the Alliance Theatre), The Nutty Professor (TPAC, TN), “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix), On the Town (Papermill Playhouse, NJ), The Wedding Singer (1st National Tour). Love and MANY thanks to JoAnn, Hybrid, family, friends, Bear, Marlow, and Steel. Western Michigan University Alumni. AEA.

Joseph J. Pendergrast (Ensemble) is practically jubilant to be back at the Alliance. Recent credits: Newsies (Aurora/Lyric), Mamma Mia (Aurora), Alice Between (Alliance), Hunchback of Notre dame(Aurora), Eurydice, In the Heights (Aurora/Theatrical Outfit), Midsummer Night's Dream (Theatre Argo), Lyle the Crocodyle (Synchronicity), and choreography for Godspell (Two Boards). B.A. in theater and performance studies with a concentration in musical theater. To family and friends, you are my whole heart.  

Joseph Pendergrast
Joseph Pendergrast
Ensemble

Joseph J. Pendergrast (Ensemble) is practically jubilant to be back at the Alliance. Recent credits: Newsies (Aurora/Lyric), Mamma Mia (Aurora), Alice Between (Alliance), Hunchback of Notre dame(Aurora), Eurydice, In the Heights (Aurora/Theatrical Outfit), Midsummer Night's Dream (Theatre Argo), Lyle the Crocodyle (Synchronicity), and choreography for Godspell (Two Boards). B.A. in theater and performance studies with a concentration in musical theater. To family and friends, you are my whole heart.  

Tim Rogan (Prince Henry) National Tours: Camelot (Lancelot), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Gaston) Regional: All Shook Up (Chad, The Muny), The Pajama Game (Sid, Arena Stage), South Pacific (Cable, Cape Playhouse), Rocky Horror Show (Rocky, Bucks County Playhouse), Joseph and the Amazing… (Joseph, Casa Manana), All Shook Up (Chad, TUTS), A Funny Thing Happened… (Miles, Geva Theatre), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Trevor, Engeman Theatre), Billy Elliot (Tony, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma) TV: “Younger,” “Shades of Blue.” Graduate of Catholic University @tim_rogan

Tim Rogan
Tim Rogan
Prince Henry

Tim Rogan (Prince Henry) National Tours: Camelot (Lancelot), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Gaston) Regional: All Shook Up (Chad, The Muny), The Pajama Game (Sid, Arena Stage), South Pacific (Cable, Cape Playhouse), Rocky Horror Show (Rocky, Bucks County Playhouse), Joseph and the Amazing… (Joseph, Casa Manana), All Shook Up (Chad, TUTS), A Funny Thing Happened… (Miles, Geva Theatre), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Trevor, Engeman Theatre), Billy Elliot (Tony, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma) TV: “Younger,” “Shades of Blue.” Graduate of Catholic University @tim_rogan

Justin Schuman (Ensemble) is so excited to make his Alliance debut with this special show! Past credits include first national tour of Nice Work If You Can Get It. Off-Broadway: Babes In Arms (Valentine LaMar, Musicals Tonight!) Regional: Newsies (Davey, Fulton Theatre, Maine State Music Theatre), Seven Brides... (Gideon, Ogunquit Playhouse), Hello, Dolly! (Ambrose Kemper, Sacramento Music Circus), Elf, Ever After (Papermill Playhouse), The Music Man (Tommy Djilas, Engeman Theatre). Graduate of Northwestern University. Endless love and thanks to Zina, Marcy, Abrams and his family. As always, this is for Jordan. Follow along on Instagram @justinmaxschuman 

Justin Schuman
Justin Schuman
Ensemble

Justin Schuman (Ensemble) is so excited to make his Alliance debut with this special show! Past credits include first national tour of Nice Work If You Can Get It. Off-Broadway: Babes In Arms (Valentine LaMar, Musicals Tonight!) Regional: Newsies (Davey, Fulton Theatre, Maine State Music Theatre), Seven Brides... (Gideon, Ogunquit Playhouse), Hello, Dolly! (Ambrose Kemper, Sacramento Music Circus), Elf, Ever After (Papermill Playhouse), The Music Man (Tommy Djilas, Engeman Theatre). Graduate of Northwestern University. Endless love and thanks to Zina, Marcy, Abrams and his family. As always, this is for Jordan. Follow along on Instagram @justinmaxschuman 

Jonathan Shew (Ensemble, U/S Prince Henry) is thrilled to make his Alliance debut! Recent credits: Anthony in Sweeney Todd (Pioneer Theatre), Older Patrick in Mame (North Shore Music Theatre), Jack Kelly in Newsies (Pioneer Theatre). Broadway: Bandstand (Donny U/S). National Tour: Wicked (Fiyero U/S). New York: 2017 Tony Awards, Radio City Spring Spectacular (Jack U/S), The Voca People (off-Broadway). Regional: Ever After (Paper Mill), Next To Normal (Arizona Theatre Company), Diner (Delaware Theatre Company), All Shook Up (West Virginia Public Theatre). Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt. So much love and thanks to Amy, family, and KMR for their support. Follow me: @Jonathanshew

Jonathan Shew
Jonathan Shew
Ensemble

Jonathan Shew (Ensemble, U/S Prince Henry) is thrilled to make his Alliance debut! Recent credits: Anthony in Sweeney Todd (Pioneer Theatre), Older Patrick in Mame (North Shore Music Theatre), Jack Kelly in Newsies (Pioneer Theatre). Broadway: Bandstand (Donny U/S). National Tour: Wicked (Fiyero U/S). New York: 2017 Tony Awards, Radio City Spring Spectacular (Jack U/S), The Voca People (off-Broadway). Regional: Ever After (Paper Mill), Next To Normal (Arizona Theatre Company), Diner (Delaware Theatre Company), All Shook Up (West Virginia Public Theatre). Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt. So much love and thanks to Amy, family, and KMR for their support. Follow me: @Jonathanshew

Molly Tynes (Ensemble) Alliance debut! Broadway: Pippin (Original Cast, u/s Leading Player/Fastrada/Catherine). Off-Broadway: Lola Touché in Chix 6 (La Mama). Tours: Fastrada in Pippin (1st National), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1st National), Manson Trio in Pippin (Goodspeed Musicals). Favorite Regional: Sally Bowles in Cabaret (Serenbe Playhouse), Cassie in A Chorus Line (Ordway), Apache Dancer in Can-Can (Paper Mill Playhouse) and many more. TV: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” Molly is also a circus aerialist who has been featured at events such as the “Ultra Music Festival” in Miami. Thanks to her family, Richard, JoAnn, and The Mine.

Molly Tynes
Molly Tynes
Ensemble

Molly Tynes (Ensemble) Alliance debut! Broadway: Pippin (Original Cast, u/s Leading Player/Fastrada/Catherine). Off-Broadway: Lola Touché in Chix 6 (La Mama). Tours: Fastrada in Pippin (1st National), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1st National), Manson Trio in Pippin (Goodspeed Musicals). Favorite Regional: Sally Bowles in Cabaret (Serenbe Playhouse), Cassie in A Chorus Line (Ordway), Apache Dancer in Can-Can (Paper Mill Playhouse) and many more. TV: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” Molly is also a circus aerialist who has been featured at events such as the “Ultra Music Festival” in Miami. Thanks to her family, Richard, JoAnn, and The Mine.

Kyle Vaughn (Ensemble) Alliance Theatre debut (thumbs up emoji). National tours: An American In Paris, All Shook Up!, Fame. World premieres: The Nutty Professor, Catch Me If You Can. Regional: Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Arena Stage, Paper Mill Playhouse, Santa Fe Opera, Ford’s Theater, 5th Avenue Theatre, Grand Ole Opry, Seattle Opera, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, TUTS, NSMT, Arvada Center and MTW. Commercial: Facebook, Coke Zero, NBC Upfronts. Workshops: Cinderella and Villains Tonight! Kyle performed in the Marvin Hamlisch Tribute Concert with Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin and Liza Minnelli. Proud AEA member since 2002. Special thanks: my body for lasting this long. Enjoy!

Kyle Vaughn
Kyle Vaughn
Ensemble

Kyle Vaughn (Ensemble) Alliance Theatre debut (thumbs up emoji). National tours: An American In Paris, All Shook Up!, Fame. World premieres: The Nutty Professor, Catch Me If You Can. Regional: Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Arena Stage, Paper Mill Playhouse, Santa Fe Opera, Ford’s Theater, 5th Avenue Theatre, Grand Ole Opry, Seattle Opera, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, TUTS, NSMT, Arvada Center and MTW. Commercial: Facebook, Coke Zero, NBC Upfronts. Workshops: Cinderella and Villains Tonight! Kyle performed in the Marvin Hamlisch Tribute Concert with Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin and Liza Minnelli. Proud AEA member since 2002. Special thanks: my body for lasting this long. Enjoy!

Corey James Wright (Auguste de Barbarac/Ensemble) is so happy to be back with the Alliance Theatre to play a part in the development of this fantastic new show on the beautiful newly renovated Coca-Cola Stage. Corey was most recently seen as the yellow clog-wearing Dutchman, Vanderdendur, at the Alliance. ASO & ASC co-production of Candide. Corey also was seen on the Alliance stage during Into the Woods as Rapunzel’s Prince. Corey has performed around Atlanta and the county both on stage and screen. He’d like to send a special thank you to his beautiful wife Jill for her unyielding love and support. 

Corey James Wright
Corey James Wright
Auguste de Barbarac / Ensemble

Corey James Wright (Auguste de Barbarac/Ensemble) is so happy to be back with the Alliance Theatre to play a part in the development of this fantastic new show on the beautiful newly renovated Coca-Cola Stage. Corey was most recently seen as the yellow clog-wearing Dutchman, Vanderdendur, at the Alliance. ASO & ASC co-production of Candide. Corey also was seen on the Alliance stage during Into the Woods as Rapunzel’s Prince. Corey has performed around Atlanta and the county both on stage and screen. He’d like to send a special thank you to his beautiful wife Jill for her unyielding love and support. 

Bella Yantis (Young Danielle de Barbarac) Alliance Theatre debut. Favorite credits: Broadway National Tour: White Christmas (Susan Waverly), Horizon Theater: Madeline's Christmas (Madeline), Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Annie (Annie), The Little Mermaid (Ariel). Special thanks to Susan Booth, Jody Feldman, the Alliance Theatre and family and friends for their support. More than anything Bella would like to thank God for this special opportunity, she is beyond thrilled for this experience!

Bella Yantis
Bella Yantis
Young Danielle de Barbarac

Bella Yantis (Young Danielle de Barbarac) Alliance Theatre debut. Favorite credits: Broadway National Tour: White Christmas (Susan Waverly), Horizon Theater: Madeline's Christmas (Madeline), Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Annie (Annie), The Little Mermaid (Ariel). Special thanks to Susan Booth, Jody Feldman, the Alliance Theatre and family and friends for their support. More than anything Bella would like to thank God for this special opportunity, she is beyond thrilled for this experience!

Rachel York (Baroness Rodmilla du Ghent) Broadway: City of AngelsLes MisérablesVictor/Victoria with Julie Andrews (Drama Desk Award), The Scarlet PimpernelSly Fox, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Disaster! The Musical; Head Over Heels. National Tours: Anything Goes (Helen Hayes Award), Camelot (Carbonell Award), Kiss Me, Kate (also West End and PBS); Off-Broadway: Putting It Together (MTC), Dessa Rose (Lincoln Center), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Little Me (City Center Encores!). Regional: Grey Gardens w/ Betty Buckley (Ahmanson), Turn of the Century w/Jeff Daniels (Goodman); TV: “The Mick,” “Elementary,” “Power,” “Hanna Montana,” “Frasier,” and her critically acclaimed performance as Lucille Ball in “Lucy.” rachelyork.com; @therachelyork

Rachel York
Rachel York
Baroness Rodmilla du Ghent

Rachel York (Baroness Rodmilla du Ghent) Broadway: City of AngelsLes MisérablesVictor/Victoria with Julie Andrews (Drama Desk Award), The Scarlet PimpernelSly Fox, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Disaster! The Musical; Head Over Heels. National Tours: Anything Goes (Helen Hayes Award), Camelot (Carbonell Award), Kiss Me, Kate (also West End and PBS); Off-Broadway: Putting It Together (MTC), Dessa Rose (Lincoln Center), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Little Me (City Center Encores!). Regional: Grey Gardens w/ Betty Buckley (Ahmanson), Turn of the Century w/Jeff Daniels (Goodman); TV: “The Mick,” “Elementary,” “Power,” “Hanna Montana,” “Frasier,” and her critically acclaimed performance as Lucille Ball in “Lucy.” rachelyork.com; @therachelyork

Creative

Doug Besterman (Orchestrator) Three-time Tony Award winner. Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, It Shoulda Been YouBullets Over Broadway (Tony nomination), Rocky, On a Clear DaySister ActHow To Succeed…(Tony nomination), ElfYoung Frankenstein (Drama Desk nomination), TarzanDracula, Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002 Tony/Drama Desk Awards), The Producers (2001 Tony/Drama Desk Awards), Seussical Music Man (Drama Desk/Tony nominations), Fosse (1999 Tony), Big (Drama Desk nomination), Damn Yankees (Drama Desk nomination). International: Me and My Girl, Guys and Dolls. Off-Broadway: Carrie, Weird Romance. Regional: The Honeymooners, The Sting, Little DancerCalvin Berger. Film/television: Mary Poppins Returns, Aladdin (2019), Beauty and the Beast (2017), “Peter Pan,” “The Sound Of Music,” Frozen, Mulan, Chicago.

Doug Besterman
Doug Besterman
Orchestrator

Doug Besterman (Orchestrator) Three-time Tony Award winner. Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, It Shoulda Been YouBullets Over Broadway (Tony nomination), Rocky, On a Clear DaySister ActHow To Succeed…(Tony nomination), ElfYoung Frankenstein (Drama Desk nomination), TarzanDracula, Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002 Tony/Drama Desk Awards), The Producers (2001 Tony/Drama Desk Awards), Seussical Music Man (Drama Desk/Tony nominations), Fosse (1999 Tony), Big (Drama Desk nomination), Damn Yankees (Drama Desk nomination). International: Me and My Girl, Guys and Dolls. Off-Broadway: Carrie, Weird Romance. Regional: The Honeymooners, The Sting, Little DancerCalvin Berger. Film/television: Mary Poppins Returns, Aladdin (2019), Beauty and the Beast (2017), “Peter Pan,” “The Sound Of Music,” Frozen, Mulan, Chicago.

Jason Brouillard (Assistant Stage Manager) Broadway: Big Fish, Spider-Man, The Best man, Bonnie & Clyde, Baby It’s You, West Side Story, Jersey Boys, LoveMusik, Hairspray, Frog and Toad, Dance of The Vampires, The Civil War. Tours: An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin, John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, Ragtime, Company, Chess.  Off-Broadway: Sakina’s Restaurant, Trip of Love, Satchmo At The Waldorf, The Cocoanuts, If I Forget. Tennessee Performing Arts Center: Part of the Plan. Paper Mill Playhouse: Half Time. Ogunquit Playhouse: Bullets Over Broadway and the U.S. premier of Grumpy Old Men. Thankful for the love and support of my wife Tanya and daughters Gracey and Vivianne.

Jason Brouillard
Jason Brouillard
Assistant Stage Manager

Jason Brouillard (Assistant Stage Manager) Broadway: Big Fish, Spider-Man, The Best man, Bonnie & Clyde, Baby It’s You, West Side Story, Jersey Boys, LoveMusik, Hairspray, Frog and Toad, Dance of The Vampires, The Civil War. Tours: An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin, John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, Ragtime, Company, Chess.  Off-Broadway: Sakina’s Restaurant, Trip of Love, Satchmo At The Waldorf, The Cocoanuts, If I Forget. Tennessee Performing Arts Center: Part of the Plan. Paper Mill Playhouse: Half Time. Ogunquit Playhouse: Bullets Over Broadway and the U.S. premier of Grumpy Old Men. Thankful for the love and support of my wife Tanya and daughters Gracey and Vivianne.

Linda Cho (Costume Designer) Broadway: Lifespan of a Fact; Anastasia (Tony Award nomination); A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (Tony & Henry Hewes Design Awards, Outer Critics Circle Nomination); The Velocity of Autumn. Off-Broadway: Grand Hotel (Encores!); Wild Goose Dreams (The Public); The Merchant of Venice (Theatre for a New Audience). Her extensive body of work includes productions at acclaimed theaters and opera companies across the country and around the world, including the Royal Shakespeare Company, The Old Globe, American Conservatory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Hartford Stage, The McCarter Theatre, Arena Stage, Metropolitan Opera (Samson et Dalila), Los Angeles Opera and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Between 2008 and 2011, she served as the American costume design curator for the International Prague Quadrennial; she is the recipient of the TDF’s Irene Sharaff Young Master Award and is currently on the advisory committee for the American Theatre Wing. M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama. lindacho.com

Linda Cho
Linda Cho
Costume Designer

Linda Cho (Costume Designer) Broadway: Lifespan of a Fact; Anastasia (Tony Award nomination); A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (Tony & Henry Hewes Design Awards, Outer Critics Circle Nomination); The Velocity of Autumn. Off-Broadway: Grand Hotel (Encores!); Wild Goose Dreams (The Public); The Merchant of Venice (Theatre for a New Audience). Her extensive body of work includes productions at acclaimed theaters and opera companies across the country and around the world, including the Royal Shakespeare Company, The Old Globe, American Conservatory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Hartford Stage, The McCarter Theatre, Arena Stage, Metropolitan Opera (Samson et Dalila), Los Angeles Opera and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Between 2008 and 2011, she served as the American costume design curator for the International Prague Quadrennial; she is the recipient of the TDF’s Irene Sharaff Young Master Award and is currently on the advisory committee for the American Theatre Wing. M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama. lindacho.com

Sam Davis (Dance Arranger) Broadway credits as arranger, orchestrator, and/or conductor include An American in Paris, Holiday Inn, Side Show, Prince of Broadway, Big Fish, Gigi, Drood, and Curtains, as well as the current London production of Company. His film credits include arranger for Beauty and the Beast (2017) and Hail, Caesar!, and his TV work includes "A Christmas Story Live" and "Good Behavior." Sam was the composer for the off-Broadway shows Red Eye of LoveBunnicula, and Love and Real Estate, as well for Shakespeare in the Park's The Taming of the Shrew. Other theater credits include music supervisor for the 2010 national tour of Dreamgirls, and dance arranger for Susan Stroman's Marie (Kennedy Center and Seattle's 5th Avenue.) Sam is a winner of the Jonathan Larson Award for Composition and a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music.

Sam Davis
Sam Davis
Dance Arranger

Sam Davis (Dance Arranger) Broadway credits as arranger, orchestrator, and/or conductor include An American in Paris, Holiday Inn, Side Show, Prince of Broadway, Big Fish, Gigi, Drood, and Curtains, as well as the current London production of Company. His film credits include arranger for Beauty and the Beast (2017) and Hail, Caesar!, and his TV work includes "A Christmas Story Live" and "Good Behavior." Sam was the composer for the off-Broadway shows Red Eye of LoveBunnicula, and Love and Real Estate, as well for Shakespeare in the Park's The Taming of the Shrew. Other theater credits include music supervisor for the 2010 national tour of Dreamgirls, and dance arranger for Susan Stroman's Marie (Kennedy Center and Seattle's 5th Avenue.) Sam is a winner of the Jonathan Larson Award for Composition and a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music.

Zina Goldrich (Composer/Vocal Arranger) was the first woman composer to receive the Fred Ebb Award along with longtime lyricist Marcy Heisler. Off-Broadway: Dear Edwina (Daryl Roth Productions, Drama Desk Nomination); Junie B. Jones (TWUSA, Lucille Lortel Award Nomination); Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School (TWUSA) Regional: Snow White, Rose Red, and Fred (Kennedy Center, Helen Hayes Award Nomination). She has developed projects for Second Stage, Universal Theatrical Productions, and was a staff songwriter for Walt Disney Feature Animation. Film and television credits include “The Middle” (ABC); “Wonderpets” (Nickelodeon); “Peg + Cat” (PBS/Fred Rogers), “Third and Bird” (Little Airplane) and “Julie’s Greenroom” (Netflix). Other scores include The Great American Mousical with director Julie Andrews (Goodspeed) and Hollywood Romance. As a pianist, she played on Broadway in Titanic, Oklahoma! and Grand Hotel, among others. Zina graduated from the University of Southern California’s prestigious Scoring for Motion Picture and Television Program where she studied with Jerry Goldsmith.

Zina Goldrich
Zina Goldrich
Composer / Vocal Arranger

Zina Goldrich (Composer/Vocal Arranger) was the first woman composer to receive the Fred Ebb Award along with longtime lyricist Marcy Heisler. Off-Broadway: Dear Edwina (Daryl Roth Productions, Drama Desk Nomination); Junie B. Jones (TWUSA, Lucille Lortel Award Nomination); Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School (TWUSA) Regional: Snow White, Rose Red, and Fred (Kennedy Center, Helen Hayes Award Nomination). She has developed projects for Second Stage, Universal Theatrical Productions, and was a staff songwriter for Walt Disney Feature Animation. Film and television credits include “The Middle” (ABC); “Wonderpets” (Nickelodeon); “Peg + Cat” (PBS/Fred Rogers), “Third and Bird” (Little Airplane) and “Julie’s Greenroom” (Netflix). Other scores include The Great American Mousical with director Julie Andrews (Goodspeed) and Hollywood Romance. As a pianist, she played on Broadway in Titanic, Oklahoma! and Grand Hotel, among others. Zina graduated from the University of Southern California’s prestigious Scoring for Motion Picture and Television Program where she studied with Jerry Goldsmith.

Daniel Green (Associate Music Director) is a composer and music director. Broadway playing/conducting credits include: In Transit (Associate MD), Rocky (Associate Conductor), An American In Paris, Big Fish, Matilda, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Addams Family, and Wicked. Other music directing credits include The Wild Party (Encores!), Theory of Relativity (Goodspeed), Between the Lines (Kansas City Rep). Writing credits include The Museum of Broken Relationships, written with David H. Bell and winner of the Holof Lyricist Award at the O’Neill National Music Theatre Conference; The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen, written with Lezlie Wade and presented at the ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop for Stephen Schwartz, and Window Treatment, written with Deborah Zoe Laufer and produced off-Broadway at TBG Theatre. Member of BMI and AFM. www.danielgreenmusic.com

Dan Green
Dan Green
Associate Music Director

Daniel Green (Associate Music Director) is a composer and music director. Broadway playing/conducting credits include: In Transit (Associate MD), Rocky (Associate Conductor), An American In Paris, Big Fish, Matilda, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Addams Family, and Wicked. Other music directing credits include The Wild Party (Encores!), Theory of Relativity (Goodspeed), Between the Lines (Kansas City Rep). Writing credits include The Museum of Broken Relationships, written with David H. Bell and winner of the Holof Lyricist Award at the O’Neill National Music Theatre Conference; The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen, written with Lezlie Wade and presented at the ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop for Stephen Schwartz, and Window Treatment, written with Deborah Zoe Laufer and produced off-Broadway at TBG Theatre. Member of BMI and AFM. www.danielgreenmusic.com

Marcy Heisler (Book & Lyrics) won the Kleban Prize for Lyrics and received Fred Ebb Award in collaboration with Zina Goldrich. Credits include Dear Edwina (Daryl Roth Productions, Off Broadway: Drama Desk Nomination); Snow White, Rose Red, and Fred (Kennedy Center, Helen Hayes Award Nomination); Junie B Jones (Off Broadway, Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, TWUSA); Junie B’s Essential Survival Guide to School (Off Broadway, TWUSA); and projects for Second Stage, Universal Theatrical Productions, Disney Theatricals and others.  Film and Television credits include “The Middle” (ABC); Julie’s Greenroom (Netflix); “Peg + Cat” (PBS/Fred Rogers). Lyric credits include Hollywood Romance and The Great American Mousical (Goodspeed). She performs in concert nationally with The Marcy and Zina Show, and recently created a ten-week lyric writing curriculum for the Dramatist Guild Institute. Her ASCAP Awards for songwriting include both the Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award and The Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart Award.  She studied acting at Northwestern and graduated with high honors from NYU’s Dramatic Writing Program.

Marcy Heisler
Marcy Heisler
Book & Lyrics

Marcy Heisler (Book & Lyrics) won the Kleban Prize for Lyrics and received Fred Ebb Award in collaboration with Zina Goldrich. Credits include Dear Edwina (Daryl Roth Productions, Off Broadway: Drama Desk Nomination); Snow White, Rose Red, and Fred (Kennedy Center, Helen Hayes Award Nomination); Junie B Jones (Off Broadway, Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, TWUSA); Junie B’s Essential Survival Guide to School (Off Broadway, TWUSA); and projects for Second Stage, Universal Theatrical Productions, Disney Theatricals and others.  Film and Television credits include “The Middle” (ABC); Julie’s Greenroom (Netflix); “Peg + Cat” (PBS/Fred Rogers). Lyric credits include Hollywood Romance and The Great American Mousical (Goodspeed). She performs in concert nationally with The Marcy and Zina Show, and recently created a ten-week lyric writing curriculum for the Dramatist Guild Institute. Her ASCAP Awards for songwriting include both the Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award and The Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart Award.  She studied acting at Northwestern and graduated with high honors from NYU’s Dramatic Writing Program.

JoAnn M. Hunter (Choreographer) 20 Broadway shows as a choreographer, associate choreographer and performer. Choreography: Broadway: School of Rock (B’way, US Nat’t Tour, West End, Australia), Disaster, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Broadway Bound. Off-Broadway: Rock and Roll Refugee, Dedalus Lounge, The Twelve (workshop). National Tour/Regional: Beatsville (Asolo Rep, world premiere) by Glenn Slater, A Sign Of The Times (Goodspeed) by Bruce Vilanch, Harmony (Alliance/Ahmanson Theatre) by Barry Manilow & Bruce Sussman, Marvin Hamlisch and Rupert Holmes’ The Nutty Professor (world premiere) directed by Jerry Lewis. Pump Boys and Dinettes, Grease, Oliver, & Curtains at (PMP), nat’l tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. She directed Debra Monk’s one-woman show with special guest Ron Rifkin, Andrea Martin, Victor Garber, and David Hyde Pierce. Assoc. Broadway choreographer: Spring Awakening, Curtains, The Wedding Singer, All Shook Up. As a performer, 12 Broadway shows. Upcoming projects: August Rush in Chicago. In development: Lourds Lane superhero rock musical Chix 6 and Perfect Spiral, conceived by JoAnn is a story inspired by true life events follows a high school football player, his family and coaches coming to terms with CTE told through “the making of a documentary.”

JoAnn M. Hunter
JoAnn M. Hunter
Choreographer

JoAnn M. Hunter (Choreographer) 20 Broadway shows as a choreographer, associate choreographer and performer. Choreography: Broadway: School of Rock (B’way, US Nat’t Tour, West End, Australia), Disaster, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Broadway Bound. Off-Broadway: Rock and Roll Refugee, Dedalus Lounge, The Twelve (workshop). National Tour/Regional: Beatsville (Asolo Rep, world premiere) by Glenn Slater, A Sign Of The Times (Goodspeed) by Bruce Vilanch, Harmony (Alliance/Ahmanson Theatre) by Barry Manilow & Bruce Sussman, Marvin Hamlisch and Rupert Holmes’ The Nutty Professor (world premiere) directed by Jerry Lewis. Pump Boys and Dinettes, Grease, Oliver, & Curtains at (PMP), nat’l tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. She directed Debra Monk’s one-woman show with special guest Ron Rifkin, Andrea Martin, Victor Garber, and David Hyde Pierce. Assoc. Broadway choreographer: Spring Awakening, Curtains, The Wedding Singer, All Shook Up. As a performer, 12 Broadway shows. Upcoming projects: August Rush in Chicago. In development: Lourds Lane superhero rock musical Chix 6 and Perfect Spiral, conceived by JoAnn is a story inspired by true life events follows a high school football player, his family and coaches coming to terms with CTE told through “the making of a documentary.”

Anna Louizos (Scenic Designer) has received Tony Award nominations for In the Heights, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and High Fidelity. Other Broadway designs include School of Rock (sets/costumes -also London, Australia, China and US Tour); Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn, Dames at Sea, Honeymoon in Vegas, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Avenue Q, The Performers, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Curtains, Baby It’s You, All About Me, To Be Or Not To Be, Steel Magnolias, Golda’s Balcony. Select regional/off-Broadway premieres include Disney’s Aladdin (5th Ave, Seattle), Minsky’s (Ahmanson); Altar Boyz (New World Stages, NYC); Speech and Debate, Sons of the Prophet (Roundabout); tick, tick… BOOM! (Jane Street, NYC); Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas (Goodspeed); Vanities, the Musical (Second Stage, NYC); In Transit (Primary Stages, NYC). USITT 2016 Distinguished Achievement Award. Art Director: “Sex and the City” (HBO). Founder of Broadway Design Exchange, an online theatrical marketplace. broadwaydesignexchange.com

Anna Louizos
Anna Louizos
Scenic Designer

Anna Louizos (Scenic Designer) has received Tony Award nominations for In the Heights, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and High Fidelity. Other Broadway designs include School of Rock (sets/costumes -also London, Australia, China and US Tour); Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn, Dames at Sea, Honeymoon in Vegas, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Avenue Q, The Performers, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Curtains, Baby It’s You, All About Me, To Be Or Not To Be, Steel Magnolias, Golda’s Balcony. Select regional/off-Broadway premieres include Disney’s Aladdin (5th Ave, Seattle), Minsky’s (Ahmanson); Altar Boyz (New World Stages, NYC); Speech and Debate, Sons of the Prophet (Roundabout); tick, tick… BOOM! (Jane Street, NYC); Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas (Goodspeed); Vanities, the Musical (Second Stage, NYC); In Transit (Primary Stages, NYC). USITT 2016 Distinguished Achievement Award. Art Director: “Sex and the City” (HBO). Founder of Broadway Design Exchange, an online theatrical marketplace. broadwaydesignexchange.com

Linda Marvel (Stage Manager) has been stage managing theater and corporate events for almost 30 years. Broadway credits: Finding Neverland, Noises Off, Side Show, Hands On A Hardbody, Fela!, 33 Variations,The Little Dog Laughed, The Phantom of the Opera, The Humans, and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Off-Broadway credits include Mlima’s Tale, Jesus Hopped the A Train, and working with Athol Fugard on his Master Harold…and the boys, and the premieres of The Painted Rocks At Revolver Creek and The Train Driver. Regional theaters: La Jolla Playhouse, The Kennedy Center, Long Wharf Theatre, Hartford Stage, Pittsburgh Public Theatre and Center Stage. Corporate clients include GE, America’s Got Talent, LG, and last year’s Concerts For America series. Ms. Marvel is also a stage manager at Radio City where she has worked on the Tony Awards, the VMA Awards, STARZ Power Season Premiere with 50 Cent, Dave Chappelle’s concerts and Netflix special, and John Mullany’s Netflix special.

Linda Marvel
Linda Marvel
Stage Manager

Linda Marvel (Stage Manager) has been stage managing theater and corporate events for almost 30 years. Broadway credits: Finding Neverland, Noises Off, Side Show, Hands On A Hardbody, Fela!, 33 Variations,The Little Dog Laughed, The Phantom of the Opera, The Humans, and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Off-Broadway credits include Mlima’s Tale, Jesus Hopped the A Train, and working with Athol Fugard on his Master Harold…and the boys, and the premieres of The Painted Rocks At Revolver Creek and The Train Driver. Regional theaters: La Jolla Playhouse, The Kennedy Center, Long Wharf Theatre, Hartford Stage, Pittsburgh Public Theatre and Center Stage. Corporate clients include GE, America’s Got Talent, LG, and last year’s Concerts For America series. Ms. Marvel is also a stage manager at Radio City where she has worked on the Tony Awards, the VMA Awards, STARZ Power Season Premiere with 50 Cent, Dave Chappelle’s concerts and Netflix special, and John Mullany’s Netflix special.

Patrick O'Neill (Associate Choreographer) has staged concerts for Tony Award-winner Kelli O’Hara with the Boston Pops and for Mario Cantone on ABC’s “The View” celebrating Barbara Walters and opening the show’s 14th Season. He has assisted JoAnn Hunter on Barry Manilow’s musical Harmony, Marvin Hamlisch’s The Nutty Professor (directed by Jerry Lewis) and the Broadway revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever starring Harry Connick, Jr. He is currently represented on Broadway as the associate choreographer of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical School of Rock. As a performer, he has been seen on Broadway and toured the United States in the national companies of Chicago and Oklahoma. He can be seen on screen dancing in “The Producers” and Julie Taymor’s “Across the Universe.” As a teacher, he has served on staff for Britney Spears’ and Usher’s performing arts intensives.

Patrick O'Neill
Patrick O'Neill
Associate Choreographer

Patrick O'Neill (Associate Choreographer) has staged concerts for Tony Award-winner Kelli O’Hara with the Boston Pops and for Mario Cantone on ABC’s “The View” celebrating Barbara Walters and opening the show’s 14th Season. He has assisted JoAnn Hunter on Barry Manilow’s musical Harmony, Marvin Hamlisch’s The Nutty Professor (directed by Jerry Lewis) and the Broadway revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever starring Harry Connick, Jr. He is currently represented on Broadway as the associate choreographer of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical School of Rock. As a performer, he has been seen on Broadway and toured the United States in the national companies of Chicago and Oklahoma. He can be seen on screen dancing in “The Producers” and Julie Taymor’s “Across the Universe.” As a teacher, he has served on staff for Britney Spears’ and Usher’s performing arts intensives.

Sven Ortel (Projection Designer) designs projections & imagery for theater, opera, dance, musicals and beyond. Selected Broadway: The Little Mermaid, Woman On the Verge..., Wonderland, Newsies. Selected West End:  Marguerite, Jumpers, The Woman in White. Elsewhere: A Disappearing Number (world tour), Measure For Measure (world tour), Tiefland, (Zurich, Barcelona), Rebecca (Vienna, Stuttgart), The Three Musketeers (Berlin, Stuttgart), Richard II (Old Vic), Swan Lake (San Francisco), The Ring Cycle (St.Petersburg). Off-Broadway: TFANAs Hamlet, Party People, Carrie, Julie Taymor’s Midsummer Night's Dream. Regional(selected)l: A Confederacy of Dunces (Huntington), Mary Page Marlowe (Steppenwolf) Roman Holiday (Golden Globe), Matt Franco-Magic Reinvented nightly (LinQ). Tony nomination for Newsies. Sven also leads the M.F.A. program in Integrated Media and an undergraduate track (PLAI) at the University of Texas at Austin. 

Sven Ortel
Sven Ortel
Projection Designer

Sven Ortel (Projection Designer) designs projections & imagery for theater, opera, dance, musicals and beyond. Selected Broadway: The Little Mermaid, Woman On the Verge..., Wonderland, Newsies. Selected West End:  Marguerite, Jumpers, The Woman in White. Elsewhere: A Disappearing Number (world tour), Measure For Measure (world tour), Tiefland, (Zurich, Barcelona), Rebecca (Vienna, Stuttgart), The Three Musketeers (Berlin, Stuttgart), Richard II (Old Vic), Swan Lake (San Francisco), The Ring Cycle (St.Petersburg). Off-Broadway: TFANAs Hamlet, Party People, Carrie, Julie Taymor’s Midsummer Night's Dream. Regional(selected)l: A Confederacy of Dunces (Huntington), Mary Page Marlowe (Steppenwolf) Roman Holiday (Golden Globe), Matt Franco-Magic Reinvented nightly (LinQ). Tony nomination for Newsies. Sven also leads the M.F.A. program in Integrated Media and an undergraduate track (PLAI) at the University of Texas at Austin. 

Phil Reno
Phil Reno
Music Director / Conductor / Keyboard

J. Allen Suddeth (Fight Director) Broadway: Pretty Woman, Aladdin, Newsies, Gem of The Ocean, Jekyll and Hyde, Angels In America and half a dozen more. Off-Broadway: hundreds, for Theatre For A New Audience, MTC, The New Group, The Public, The Duke, The Woman’s Project, Playwright’s Horizons and more. LORT: hundreds more, including The Denver Center, Hartford Stage, Papermill, Goodman, Centerstage, Seattle Rep, The Shakespeare Theater and more. J. Allen is also an author and teacher, and has been on faculty at Juilliard, Rutgers, Lee Strasberg, and SUNY Purchase. Television: over 750 episodes for ABC, CBS, NBC and HBO. J. Allen is thrilled to be working for his first time at the Alliance Theatre.

J. Allen Sudeth
J. Allen Sudeth
Fight Director

J. Allen Suddeth (Fight Director) Broadway: Pretty Woman, Aladdin, Newsies, Gem of The Ocean, Jekyll and Hyde, Angels In America and half a dozen more. Off-Broadway: hundreds, for Theatre For A New Audience, MTC, The New Group, The Public, The Duke, The Woman’s Project, Playwright’s Horizons and more. LORT: hundreds more, including The Denver Center, Hartford Stage, Papermill, Goodman, Centerstage, Seattle Rep, The Shakespeare Theater and more. J. Allen is also an author and teacher, and has been on faculty at Juilliard, Rutgers, Lee Strasberg, and SUNY Purchase. Television: over 750 episodes for ABC, CBS, NBC and HBO. J. Allen is thrilled to be working for his first time at the Alliance Theatre.

Ken Travis (Sound Designer) Broadway: In Transit, Aladdin (UK, DE, JP, AU, US), Jekyll and Hyde, A Christmas Story the Musical, Scandalous, Newsies, Memphis, The ThreePenny Opera, Barefoot in the Park and Steel Magnolias. Regional and off-Broadway: The Public Theater, The New Group, The Civilians, Atlantic Theater Company, Soho Rep, Classic Theater Company, Playwrights Horizons, Signature Theater, Mabou Mines, Old Globe, ACT Seattle, 5th Avenue Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theater, LA CTG, The Guthrie Theater, McCarter Theater, Papermill Playhouse, KC Rep.

Ken Travis
Ken Travis
Sound Designer

Ken Travis (Sound Designer) Broadway: In Transit, Aladdin (UK, DE, JP, AU, US), Jekyll and Hyde, A Christmas Story the Musical, Scandalous, Newsies, Memphis, The ThreePenny Opera, Barefoot in the Park and Steel Magnolias. Regional and off-Broadway: The Public Theater, The New Group, The Civilians, Atlantic Theater Company, Soho Rep, Classic Theater Company, Playwrights Horizons, Signature Theater, Mabou Mines, Old Globe, ACT Seattle, 5th Avenue Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theater, LA CTG, The Guthrie Theater, McCarter Theater, Papermill Playhouse, KC Rep.

Jayson T. Waddell (Assistant Stage Manager) is proud to return to the Alliance Theatre for his ninth season. At the Alliance, he’s worked on such productions as Candide, Crossing Delancey, Troubadour, Moby Dick, Born for This, Tuck Everlasting, The Geller Girls, A Christmas Carol, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, Broke, Sex and the Second City, Next to Normal, Holidays With the Chalks and Bike America. At Atlanta Lyric Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar, The Full Monty and Young Frankeinstein. At the Illinois Shakespeare Festival: Shakespeare in Love, I <3 Juliet, Hamlet, Q Gents, Antony & Cleopatra, Macbeth, As You Like It, Twelfth Night and A Winter’s Tale. Jayson graduated from the Gainesville Theatre Alliance and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. 

Jayson T. Waddell
Jayson T. Waddell
Assistant Stage Manager

Jayson T. Waddell (Assistant Stage Manager) is proud to return to the Alliance Theatre for his ninth season. At the Alliance, he’s worked on such productions as Candide, Crossing Delancey, Troubadour, Moby Dick, Born for This, Tuck Everlasting, The Geller Girls, A Christmas Carol, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, Broke, Sex and the Second City, Next to Normal, Holidays With the Chalks and Bike America. At Atlanta Lyric Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar, The Full Monty and Young Frankeinstein. At the Illinois Shakespeare Festival: Shakespeare in Love, I <3 Juliet, Hamlet, Q Gents, Antony & Cleopatra, Macbeth, As You Like It, Twelfth Night and A Winter’s Tale. Jayson graduated from the Gainesville Theatre Alliance and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. 

Robert Wierzel (Lighting Designer) Mr. Wierzel has worked with artists from diverse disciplines and backgrounds in theater, opera and dance on stages throughout the country and abroad. Broadway productions include Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, the musical FELA! (Tony Award nomination), David Copperfield’s debut Dreams and Nightmares. Wierzel has designed productions with opera companies in New York, Paris, Tokyo, Norway, Toronto, Vancouver, Wexford, Boston, Seattle, San Diego, Houston, Dallas, Washington D.C., Virginia, Atlanta and Chicago, as well as numerous productions (30 seasons) with Glimmerglass Festival. Wierzel’s dance work includes 33 years with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company. He has designed at regional theaters across the country, including A.C.T; Shakespeare Theatre (Washington DC), Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Guthrie Theater, Long Wharf Theatre, Goodman Theatre, The Old Globe, Asolo Repertory Theatre and the Mark Taper Forum, among many others. Wierzel is a creative partner at Spark Design Collaborative and is on the faculty of NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

Robert Wierzel
Robert Wierzel
Lighting Designer

Robert Wierzel (Lighting Designer) Mr. Wierzel has worked with artists from diverse disciplines and backgrounds in theater, opera and dance on stages throughout the country and abroad. Broadway productions include Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, the musical FELA! (Tony Award nomination), David Copperfield’s debut Dreams and Nightmares. Wierzel has designed productions with opera companies in New York, Paris, Tokyo, Norway, Toronto, Vancouver, Wexford, Boston, Seattle, San Diego, Houston, Dallas, Washington D.C., Virginia, Atlanta and Chicago, as well as numerous productions (30 seasons) with Glimmerglass Festival. Wierzel’s dance work includes 33 years with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company. He has designed at regional theaters across the country, including A.C.T; Shakespeare Theatre (Washington DC), Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Guthrie Theater, Long Wharf Theatre, Goodman Theatre, The Old Globe, Asolo Repertory Theatre and the Mark Taper Forum, among many others. Wierzel is a creative partner at Spark Design Collaborative and is on the faculty of NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

Director

SUSAN V. BOOTH (Director, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director) joined the Alliance Theatre in 2001 and has initiated the Palefsky Collision Project for teens, the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab, local producing partnerships and regional collaborative productions as well as commercial partnerships on such projects as The Prom; Tuck Everlasting; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’ da Funk; and Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL. She has directed world premieres by such writers as Pearl Cleage, Janece Shaffer, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, Stephen King, John Mellencamp and Kristian Bush. She has directed nationally at the Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens, Court Theatre and many others. She holds degrees from Denison and Northwestern universities and was a fellow of the National Critics Institute and the Kemper Foundation. She has held teaching positions at Northwestern, DePaul and Emory universities and is a past president of the board of directors for the Theatre Communications Group, the national service organization for the field. She is a trustee of Denison University and a member of the Carter Center’s Board of Councilors. Booth’s leadership is underwritten by the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle, an initiative to support and promote women’s theater leadership funded by the Pussycat Foundation. She is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal.

Susan V. Booth
Susan V. Booth
Director

SUSAN V. BOOTH (Director, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director) joined the Alliance Theatre in 2001 and has initiated the Palefsky Collision Project for teens, the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab, local producing partnerships and regional collaborative productions as well as commercial partnerships on such projects as The Prom; Tuck Everlasting; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’ da Funk; and Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL. She has directed world premieres by such writers as Pearl Cleage, Janece Shaffer, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, Stephen King, John Mellencamp and Kristian Bush. She has directed nationally at the Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens, Court Theatre and many others. She holds degrees from Denison and Northwestern universities and was a fellow of the National Critics Institute and the Kemper Foundation. She has held teaching positions at Northwestern, DePaul and Emory universities and is a past president of the board of directors for the Theatre Communications Group, the national service organization for the field. She is a trustee of Denison University and a member of the Carter Center’s Board of Councilors. Booth’s leadership is underwritten by the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle, an initiative to support and promote women’s theater leadership funded by the Pussycat Foundation. She is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal.

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