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Cast of Shop Around the Corner

Stage One presents Shop Around the Corner Live Radio Broadcast directed by Pat Thom

December 19 at 6 PM

At the Janesville Performing Arts Center • 408 S Main St, Janesville, WI. Broadcast live on WCLO. Admission is FREE.

Starring Alexia Hollis & Brandon Pederson, Featuring Ron Brown & Jim Thomas, Also Including Jack MacPherson, Dick Reinardy, Justin Tillett, Carol Roy, Greg Roy, Linda Schumacher, Bernice White, Yuri Rashkin (Music)

About the Show: The charming story revolves around two bickering coworkers in a notions store who don’t realize they are also lonely-hearts pen pals.  Christmas serves as a backdrop to a cherry holiday climax of comedy and romance.  The play has inspired several movies including You’ve Got Mail along with a Broadway musical, She Loves Me. The one-hour show will feature live music and sound effects along with a cast of 12 actors.

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Cast of It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life adapted by James W. Rodgers, directed by Chris Ogden and Michael Stalsberg.

December 6, 20, & 21 at 7:30 PM • 7, 8, & 22 at 2 PM

At the Janesville Performing Arts Center • 408 S Main St, Janesville, WI. • 608-758-0297

George Bailey – Nick French
Mary Bailey – Julia Bloom
Clarence Odbody – Karen Brown
Uncle Billy – David Graham
Henry F. Potter – Donavon Armbruster
Potter’s Secretary – Jess Smith
Harry Bailey – Douglas Hellmich
Mother Bailey – Dianne Edson
Violet Peterson – Jessalynne Garvin
Young George – Carter Diehl
Aunt Tilly – Amanda Olson
Bert – Manuel Renteria
Ernie – Matt Johnson
Sam – Brandon Pederson
Miss Carter – Kathy Diehl
Mr. Martini – Dennis Garvin
Mrs. Martini – Adrienne Bruegger
Miss Andrews – Bernice White
Mrs. Thompson – Amanda Langan
Tommy Bailey – Diana Rose Hellmich
Newspaper Kid – Eli Langan
Pete Bailey – Ada Rivers
Zuzu Bailey – Charlotte Hellmich
Mr. Welch – Brandon Pederson
Janie Bailey – Dixie Olson

Jennae Fairman, Jael Meiklejohn, Gabriella Bridges, Hannah Verran, Lucy Natale, Makenzie Usher, Dominiq Bruegger-Fillmore, Kassidy Javan

About the Show: It’s a Wonderful Life is the story of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls. His dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty. George’s guardian angel has to descend on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him that his has been, after all, a wonderful life.

Tune in to WPR to hear our promo! Thanks, Wisconsin Public Radio for your generous support!

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Cast of Fool for Love

Stage One is excited to announce the cast of Fool for Love by Sam Shepard directed by Nick French.

EDDIE – Stephen Ellis
MAY – Alexia Hollis
OLD MAN – Jim Brooks
MARTIN – Chris Ogden

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

At the Janesville Performing Arts Center • 408 S Main St, Janesville, WI. • 608-758-0297

The Story: 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.

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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. •

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 StalsbergShare FacebooktwitterFacebooktwitter
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