Talkback with Mindy Curtis

Playwright Mindy Curtis to participate in a special talkback following the opening night performance of her new play The Great Plan of Happiness at JPAC on June 21!

Stage One is thrilled to announce that Playwright Mindy Curtis will join the cast and crew of The Great Plan of Happiness to participate in a talkback after the opening night performance this Friday, June 21 at 7:30 PM. The talkback will take place approximately five minutes after the show in the Gallery.

June 21 at 7:30 PM

At the Janesville Performing Arts Center • 408 S Main St, Janesville, WI. • JanesvillePAC.org

Tickets: Adults $16 • Students $10

Additional Show Dates: June 21, 22, 28, & 29 at 7:30 PM • 23 & 30 at 2 PM

The Story: The Great Plan of Happiness focuses on Cassie, a Mormon woman, who visits her family in Highland, Utah after spending years living and working in Chicago. She discovers, while returning to her Mormon roots, the broad effects the religion places upon her family and the way they live their lives. Stage One’s June production will mark the world premiere of this original play written by Mindy Curtis.

About Mindy Curtis: Mindy Curtis has an extensive and varied theatrical background and is thrilled to add the role of playwright to that list. Mindy has taught, directed, choreographed, written, and produced theatre for various public schools, universities, and non-profit theatre companies throughout the country including the University of Utah, Salt Lake Community College, Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre, Utah Children’s Theatre, Central Washington University, Idaho Repertory Theatre, Camp Waziyatah in Maine, The Janesville Performing Arts Center, University of Wisconsin-Rock County, and Madison Children’s Theatre. She holds her BFA in Theatre Education from Utah State University, MA in Theatre Production from Central Washington University, and PhD in Education from the University of Idaho. Mindy most recently has taught theatre at Brighton High School and is delighted be joining the Reasearch and Evaluation team in Granite School District this fall. She enjoys living in Utah with her talented husband, beautiful daughter and dashing little boy.

Cast & Crew:
Cassie Warren – Amanda Rodriguez
Marilee Warren – Pat Hall
Herber Warren – Shelton Tripp
Mckayee Warren – Alexyn Cervantes
Brandilee Warren – Julia Bloom
Daniel Warren – Jay Goodwin
Haylee Simons – Alexia Hollis
Anna Jolley – Jennae Fairman
Director – Ron Brown
Assistant Director – Paul Rubio
Rehearsal Stage Manager – Nicky Schwartz
Producer – Michael Stalsberg

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Fool for Love Auditions

Open auditions for Stage One’s production of Fool for Love by Sam Shepard, directed by Nick French.

July 28 & 29 at 6:30 PM

*If you can’t attend, but still wish to audition please email producer Mike Stalsberg at Mike@StageOneWi.org to schedule an alternate time

At the Janesville Performing Arts Center • 408 S Main St, Janesville, WI. • JanesvillePAC.org

About the Show: Fool for Love is written by American playwright and actor Sam Shepard. The play focuses on May and Eddie, former lovers who have met again in a motel in the desert. As the recriminations pour out, and the action becomes at times physically violent, the desperate nature of their relationship becomes apparent—they cannot get along with, or without, one another, yet neither can subdue their burning passion. The play was a finalist for the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

All roles are available:
EDDIE
MAY
OLD MAN
MARTIN

All audition materials will be provided. The rehearsal schedule is flexible and will be generated following the casting of the show. Actors auditioning must be available on September 16-19 (Tech week) for tech & dress rehearsals (6 PM – 10 PM), as well as performances.

Show Dates: September 20, 21, 27, & 28 at 7:30 PM • 22 & 29 at 2 PM

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The Great Plan of Happiness Cast

Stage One, Inc. announces the cast of The Great Plan of Happiness by Mindy Curtis, directed by Ron Brown

June 21, 22, 28, & 29 at 7:30 PM • 23 & 30 at 2 PM

At the Janesville Performing Arts Center • 408 S Main St, Janesville, WI. • 608-758-0297 (Box Office Number)

Tickets: Adults $16 • Students $10

Cast & Crew:
Cassie Warren – Amanda Rodriguez
Marilee Warren – Pat Hall
Herber Warren – Shelton Tripp
Mckayee Warren – Alexyn Cervantes
Brandilee Warren – Julia Bloom
Daniel Warren – Jay Goodwin
Haylee Simons – Alexia Hollis
Anna Jolley – Jennae Fairman
Director – Ron Brown
Assistant Director – Paul Rubio
Rehearsal Stage Manager – Nicky Schwartz
Producer – Michael Stalsberg

The Story: The Great Plan of Happiness focuses on Cassie, a Mormon woman, who visits her family in Highland, Utah after spending years living and working in Chicago. She discovers, while returning to her Mormon roots, the broad effects the religion places upon her family and the way they live their lives. Stage One’s June production will mark the world premiere of this original play written by Mindy Curtis.

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Three Tall Women Cast

Stage One, Inc. presents
Three Tall Women by Edward Albee
Directed by Jim Stewart

April 5, 6, 12, & 13 at 7:30 PM • 7 & 14 at 2 PM

At the Janesville Performing Arts Center • 408 S Main St, Janesville, WI. • JanesvillePAC.org

Cast & Crew:
A – Melissa Schnepper
B – Stephanie Aegerter
C – Alexia Hollis
Rehearsal Stage Manager – Nicky Schwartz
Production Stage Manager – Michelle Dennis
Lighting Designer – Justin Tillett
Director – Jim Stewart
Producer – Mike Stalsberg

The Story: Three Tall Women focuses on a compelling woman of more than ninety years old, who reflects on her life with a mixture of shame, pleasure, regret, and satisfaction. She recalls the fun of her childhood and her marriage, when she had an overwhelming optimism for her future. Yet she bitterly recalls the negative events that resulted in regret: her husband’s extramarital affairs, the death of her husband, and the estrangement of her gay son. Three Tall Women was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1994, as well as the Drama Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel, and Outer Critics Circle awards for best play.

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