Fall 2023 Showcase

Fall Theatre Showcase

December 6, 2023


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Directing Professor: Lauren Carlton

Shakespeare & Acting 2 Professor: Chris Fritzges

Lighting Design: Wyatt Kernodle

Sound Design: Austin Aschbrenner

Sole Survivor by Julie Johnston

Director: Dillon Swackhammer
Clayton: Zane Hollaway
Emily: Bri Wallace
Barbara: Crystal Daniels

Scene from Macbeth

Macbeth: Forrest Breshears
Lady Macbeth: Blyss Barentson

Scene from She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen 

Chuck: Will O'Neill 
Agnes: Haylee Mills

Monologue from Motherfucker with a Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Ashton Fritzges

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl 

Director: Lucy Speer
Eurydice: Delaney Brown 
Father: Keiren Minter
Orpheus: Jett Holbert

Scene from Almost Maine by John Cariani

Marcy: Rylee House
Phil: Bryce Cunningham

Sonnet 33

Emma Williams

Scene from Chocolate by Judd Lear Silverman

Beau: Bryan Altstatt 
Rose: Katherine Bale

Scene from Measure for Measure 

Isabella: Emma Williams
Claudio: Jameson Watkins 

Monologue from Twelfth Night

Aaron Chestnut

Endgame by Samuel Beckett

Director: Michael Moreton
Nagg: Phoebe Grinder
Nell: Dean Prince
Hamm: Emily Pendergraft

15 Minute Intermission

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown book John Gordon, Music/Lyrics Clark Gesner, Revised Andrew Lippa

Director: Wyatt Kernodle
Charlie Brown: Jimmy Bowler 
Linus: William O'Neill
Lucy: Kathryn Bale
Sally: Ana Brandon

Scene from The Aliens by Annie Baker 

KJ: Ashton Fritzges
Jasper: Emily Wallace

Monologue from Othello

Jameson Watkins

Scene from Virtual Virtue by Elizabeth Dewberry

Ella: Emberlynn Pendergraft
Todd: Robin O'Banion

Monologue from Cowboy Mouth by Sam Shepard 

Haylee Mills

3:59 a.m. : A Drag Race for Two Actors by Marco Ramirez

Director: Ashton Fritzges
Laz: Bryce Cunningham-Nunn
Hector: Daniel Nyberg

Scene from Hamlet

Hamlet: Zane Holloway
Ophelia: Lucy Speer 

Scene from Assassins by Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme: Leah Fimple
Sara Jane Moore: Kalea Halsey 
Billy: William O'Neill
Pres. Gerald Ford: Bryce Cunningham-Nunn

Birth of Theatre by Jules Tasca

Director: RJ Lewis
Yil: Takashi Ito
Peno: Kaitlyn Kelley 
Den: Jameson Watkins
Engo: Bylss Barensten

Scene from Almost Maine by Jon Cariani

Marcy: Sarah Habura 
Phil: Bryce Cunningham

Monologue from The Winter's Tale

Emma Williams

She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen 

Director: John Thomas
Agnes: Liz Baker
Tilly: Jade Coldiron
Lilith/Sucubus 1: Rylee House
Lilith/Sucubus 2: Shiloh Seward

UCA Theatre Faculty & Staff

Chair of Film, Theatre, & Creative Writing:   Shauna Meador

Production Manager/Technical Director/Lecturer:   Austin Aschbrenner

Associate Professor of Theatre:  Chris Fritzges

Assistant Professor of Theatre:  Tania Barrenechea

Visiting Professor of Theatre:  Lauren Carlton

Costume Shop Manager/Lecturer:   Keagan Styes

Theatre Business Manager/House Manager:   Joshua Gibby