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Poster Design: Sydney Dye

“The video or audio recording of this performance by any means is strictly prohibited.”

“Produced by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing. (www.broadwaylicensing.com)

In this production, there is use of haze, prop guns, sounds of gunshots, and a sound of a gunshot in the dark.

Cast

WadsworthTommy Truitt
YvetteCaity Ladda
Miss ScarletPayton Robinson
Mrs. WhiteHaley Covington
Mrs. PeacockBrynn Lackey
Colonel MustardRoss Brunschwig
Professor PlumBalazs David
Mr. GreenConnor Staub
Mr. Boddy, Motorist, & Chief of Police / Wadsworth u/sAlec Wilson
Unexpected Cop, Auxiliary Mustard, & Backup Cop / Mustard u/sNik Salah
Cook, Telegram, Cop, & Auxiliary Scarlet / Miss Scarlet u/sSarah Fetherston
Yvette u/sKelly Gillian
Mrs. White u/sDeborah Han
Mrs. Peacock u/sDelaney Moore
Professor Plum u/sJack Gould
Mr. Green u/sParker Felumlee
Boddy, Motorist, & Chief of Police u/sConrad Hall
Unexpected Cop, Auxiliary Mustard, & Backup Cop u/sSeth Upchurch
Cook, Telegram, Cop, & Auxiliary Scarlet u/sAnabelle Sumera-Decoret

Production Team

DirectorFred Rubeck
Asst. DirectorsKeri Anderson
Alexander Carnot
Scenic DesignerNatalie Taylor Hart
Asst. Scenic DesignerEliza Gregory
Costume DesignerKayla Higbee
Asst. Costume DesignerRiley Gibson
Sound DesignerNeida Figon
Lighting DesignerCaitlin Brown
Asst. Lighting DesignerSophia Walper
Technical DirectorJoshua Bothwell
Asst. Technical DirectorAllyson Vogel
Stage ManagerHannah Elise Brown
Asst. Stage ManagerMaria Angelos
Production ManagerBill Webb
Fight DirectorJeff A.R. Jones
Props CoordinatorNatalie Hart
Props ArtisansMargo Buchanan
Carli Shapiro
Projections CoordinatorMike Smith
Costume Shop CoordinatorHeidi Jo Schiemer
Dialect CoachKirby Wahl
Music CoordinatorHaidee Dollack
Video OperatorSam Olt
Light Board OpLila Snodgrass
Sound Board OpAnaya Agard
Props CrewLindsey Goldstein
Deck LeadAllyson Vogel
Deck CrewEvelyn Ealey
Brooke Goldstein
Sophie Seitchik
Weapons HandlerMaria Angelos
Wardrobe CrewElizabeth Kennedy
Abby Lynch
Front-of-House SupervisorDavid J. McGraw
House ManagersKeri Anderson
Ella Huestis
Laura McGuire
Jack Morrill
Poster DesignSydney Dye

Bios

Fred Rubeck

Fred Rubeck

Haidee Dollak

Haidee Dollak

Joshua Bothwell

Joshua Bothwell

Natalie Taylor Hart

Natalie Taylor Hart

Kirby Wahl

Kirby Wahl

Maria Mel Angelos

Maria Mel Angelos

Keri Anderson

Keri Anderson

Hannah Elise Brown

Hannah Elise Brown

Ross Brunschwig

Ross Brunschwig

Alexander Carnot

Alexander Carnot

Haley Covington

Haley Covington

Balazs David

Balazs David

Sarah Fetherston

Sarah Fetherston

Riley Gibson

Riley Gibson

Caity Ladda

Caity Ladda

Payton Robinson

Payton Robinson

Carli Shapiro

Carli Shapiro

Tommy Truitt

Tommy Truitt

Allyson Vogel

Allyson Vogel

Sophia Walper

Sophia Walper

Alec Wilson

Alec Wilson

Anabelle Sumera-Decoret

Anabelle Sumera-Decoret

Elizabeth Kennedy

Elizabeth Kennedy

Lila Snodgrass

Lila Snodgrass

Brooke Goldstein

Brooke Goldstein

Lindsey Goldstein

Lindsey Goldstein

Evelyn Ealey

Evelyn Ealey

Sam Olt

Sam Olt

Margo Buchanan

Margo Buchanan

Kelly Gillan

Kelly Gillan

Jeff A.R. Jones

Jeff A.R. Jones

Deborah Han

Deborah Han

Delaney Moore

Delaney Moore

Sophie Seitchik

Sophie Seitchik

Kayla Higbee

Kayla Higbee

Fred Rubeck

Fred is completing his 33rd year at Elon and is one of the founding members of the Department of Performing Arts. He coordinates the BFA Acting program and served as Department Chair for twelve years. He has directed nearly one hundred productions at theaters in the midwest and on the east coast. Local audiences may remember some of his favorite Elon productions, including Instant Laughter, You Can't Take It With You, Angels In American, Noises Off!, Lend Me a Tenor, The Shadow Box, and many more. They may also remember his performances in the roles of the Stage Manager in Our Town, and Beverly in August: Osage County.

Haidee Dollak

Haidee Dollak grew up in a home surrounded by classical music. Her formative years were spent tethered to the piano while her peers developed social skills. She learned her Clementi sonatinas, went on to get a degree in music from UNC-Greensboro, and then threw all that out the window when, to her mother’s horror, she started playing show tunes. She has been an accompanist for Elon University since 2001, playing for musicals, voice lessons, and classes. She has accompanied singers in masterclasses with Adam Guettel, Jason Robert Brown, Andrew Lippa, Georgia Stitt, Susan Egan, and Julia Murney, among others.

Joshua Bothwell

Interim Technical Director and alum of the TDT department. Happy to be back at Elon, and to be putting on this show.

Natalie Taylor Hart

Natalie Taylor Hart is a Scenic Designer and the Associate Chair of Performing Arts at Elon University. Selected Scenic Designs: New York: Tech Support (59E59TH, Off-Broadway); Tartuffe (Queens Theatre, Off-Off-Broadway); Slave Shack (Algonquin Theatre); Associate Designer for The Wiz (The Netherlands). Regional: Life in the Fat Lane (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park); Having Our Say, Our Town {Scenic Consultant}, Fences {Finalist in World Stage Design 2017 Taipei}, White Lightning (Triad Stage). Exhibitions: USITT Design Expo, Prague Quadrennial, World Stage Design Finalist 2017, Lincoln Center Portfolio Review. MFA, Ohio University. Proud member of IATSE USA Local 829. natalietaylorhart.com

Kirby Wahl

Kirby’s directed many Elon productions, including Macbeth, Clybourne Park, and Once On This Island. Local performances include: The Mystery of Irma Vep and The Illusion, at Greensboro’s Triad Stage, and The Prisoner’s Dilemma and Jude the Obscure, at the Burning Coal Theatre in Raleigh (where he’s also served as dialect coach for numerous productions, including the 2014 London performances of The Iron Curtain Trilogy). Other acting credits include: New York City's Riverside Shakespeare Company, Arizona Theatre Company, and The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. A Certified Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and Knight-Thompson Speechwork, professional memberships include Actors’ Equity Association, VASTA, and BMCA.

Maria Mel Angelos

Maria is a sophomore Elon College Fellow majoring in Theatrical Design and Technology with a concentration in stage management. She is so excited to be an assistant stage manager for Spring Awakening! They thank their family, friends, and mentors for all of their support. Previous Elon credits include: Black History Month Dance Concert (Stage Manager), Fall Dance Concert 2022 (Stage Manager), Antigone (Stage Manager), and Clue! (Asst. Stage Manager).

Keri Anderson

Keri Anderson is a junior BFA Acting and BA Arts Administration double major with a minor in Business Administration. Past Elon credits include: Clue (Assistant Director), Concord Floral (#5 (Rosa Mundi)) and Sense and Sensibility (Ms. Dashwood u/s & Margaret u/s). Professional credits include: Macbeth -  Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (Witch #2, Ensemble)

Hannah Elise Brown

Hannah Elise Brown is a senior with majors in Arts Administration and Theatrical Design and Technology, with concentrations in stage management and lighting design and a minor in Business Administration. She is so excited to be able to be the lighting designer for both Concord Floral and Inferior Sex along with the stage manager for Clue! Some of her past credits at Elon include Movin' On (Lighting Designer) and Fall Dance Concert 2021 (Stage Manager/Lighting Designer). She would like to thank her family and friends, as she would not be able to do this without them!

Ross Brunschwig

Ross is grateful to be performing his last show at Elon University. Previously he’s been involved in The Cherry Orchard, APO's Dog Sees God as Van and he understudied in previous Elon productions of Clown Bar and Hamlet. This past summer Ross worked in Boston with the Commonwealth Shakespeare taking part in their Work-Study Apprentice Program. A special thanks to Professor Rubeck for giving him this amazing opportunity, along with the Acting and Theatrical Design and Technology Departments for collaborating to create an inspiring production. Ross thanks his family, friends, and teachers throughout his life for helping him to achieve his dreams.

Alexander Carnot

Alexander is a Senior Acting Major at Elon University. His previous credits include Mr. Smith in John Proctor is the Villian and The Steward in Into The Woods. He would like to thank his parents for their undying support of his work, Holly Twyford for shoving him into the audition room, and Jane Lanier and the whole creative team for this wonderful opportunity.

Haley Covington

Haley Covington is a Senior B.F.A. Acting and B.A. Arts Administration double major from Franklin, Tennessee. Elon credits include Marianne in Sense and Sensibility, Witch 2 in Macbeth, #8 U/S in The Wolves, and Petunia U/S in Clown Bar. Professional credits include Feste (U/S) in Twelfth Night at Great River Shakespeare Festival. Instagram: @haleycovington

Balazs David

Balazs David is a Junior Acting Major who is very excited to make his MainStage debut. He was abroad in the fall studying at The Theatre Academy of London. He loved taking all his experiences he learned there and working on them on this incredible show. Previous credits include: Shotgun U/S in Clown Bar, Swing in Shakespeare in the Dark, Van U/S and Matt U/S in Dog Sees God, and Aegeus U/S in Medea. He would like to thank the entire creative team, everyone in the cast, Kevin Otos, and his parents for always supporting him.

Sarah Fetherston

Sarah Fetherston is a sophomore Acting Major from Garden City, New York and is thrilled to be a part of Clue! Since arriving at Elon, Sarah was seen in Head Over Heels and understudied in Sense and Sensibility. She is also a proud member of the improv group, Instant Laughter. Some of her favorite roles include Donna in Mamma Mia! and Judy in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Sarah created her first web series Lockdown which she wrote, directed, and starred in. Enjoy the show!

Riley Gibson

Riley is a junior Theatrical Design & Technology and Statistics double major from Durham, NC. The Cherry Orchard is his first mainstage stage management position at Elon, and he cannot wait for you to experience the work this company has been putting into this production for months. Riley would like to thank his friends and family for all of their support, love, and compassion!

Caity Ladda

Caity is a senior BFA Acting major and this will be her last mainstage production at Elon. Recent Elon credits include Dunyasha in The Cherry Orchard and Chorus in Medea. She would like to thank Fred & her cast and crew for a wonderful last show experience, and she is so excited for you to see the show. Merci d'être venu! (Thank you for coming!)

Payton Robinson

Payton Robinson is a Senior BFA Acting and Nutrition Track Double Major, Minoring in Psychology from Fairhope, Alabama. Her Elon credits include, Woman C in Heart of Shrapnel, Malcolm u/s in Macbeth, #2 u/s in The Wolves, and Second Correspondent u/s in Medea. She is thrilled for you to see the show and thanks you for your support.

Carli Shapiro

Carli Shapiro (they/she) is a Senior Theatrical Design and Technology Major who loves being involved in theatrical productions at every capacity. They had a blast working as a props artisan for Clue. Huge thanks to the entire cast and crew for their trust and support!

Tommy Truitt

Tommy Truitt is a Senior BFA Acting major from Mt. Airy Maryland. He is thrilled to be playing the role of Wadsworth. His past performances include Elon: Concord Floral (#2 (Bobolink)) Sense and Sensibility (Sir John, Gossip, Doctor) Macbeth (SOLDIER, BANQUO U/S, WITCH ONE U/S) Hamlet (Player 3 U/S, Osric U/S), Clown Bar (Twinkles U/S), Maryland Ensemble Theater: Be More Chill (Featured Dancer). He would like to thank his family, friends, and mentors for their support. Instagram: @tommy.truitt

Allyson Vogel

Allyson Vogel is a senior majoring in Biology and Theatrical Design and Technology with a focus in stage management. She is excited to assistant technical direction and lead the crew for Clue! Her recent shows include Head Over Heels (assistant lighting designer) and 42nd Street (stage manager). She is so proud of all the hard work put into this show, and she looks forward to the rest of her senior year.

Sophia Walper

Sophia Walper is a junior with majors in Theatrical Design and Technology, and Psychology. This academic year Sophia will work as a lighting designer on John Proctor Is The Villain, Fall Dance 2023, and Myths and Hymns. Recent credits include: Clue, Black History Month Dance Concert, and Bridges of Madison County.  

Alec Wilson

Alec is a Senior Acting and Computer Science double major at Elon University. His previous works at Elon include Heart of Shrapnel (X and Y), Clue (Mr. Boddy, Motorists, Chief of Police), and Macbeth (Macbeth U/S). He would like to thank all of his friends and family for supporting him throughout college and continuing to support him as he gets ready to graduate.

Anabelle Sumera-Decoret

Anabelle Sumera-Decoret (she/her) is a Sophomore BFA Acting Major from Seattle, Washington. Elon credits include: Concord Floral (8 (Fox) U/S) and Clue (Cook, Telegram, Cop, & Auxiliary Scarlet U/S), and John Proctor is the Villain (Student Chorus, Beth U/S), as well as dramaturgy for The Antipodes. Instagram: @reality.asd

Elizabeth Kennedy

Elizabeth Kennedy is a second year Psychology Major with two minors in Dance and Criminal Justice. She is from Redding, Connecticut, where she started her dance training at 3 years old. Her first year at Elon she performed in Dancing in the Landscape as well as worked on tech crew for the spring play, Clue. This year she has worked as an alternate/rehearsal assistant for the Fall Dance Concert.

Lila Snodgrass

Lila Snograss is a sophomore from Pittsburgh double majoring in Dance Performance and Choreography and mathematics. This summer, Lila attended the American Dance Festival, where she had the opportunity to perform for Abdel R. Salaam. At Elon last semester, Lila performed in Dancing in the Landscape and the Fall Dance Concert. She also started her research involving the intersection between math and dance through knot theory. In January, she traveled to Ghana to study West African dance and will perform a piece from the trip in this concert. Lila is so excited to be part of this performance!

Brooke Goldstein

Brooke Goldstein is a sophomore student from Rockland County, New York. She is pursuing a double major in Dance Performance and Choreography and Sociology. This summer, Brooke completed a choreography intensive with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Brooke has performed in Dancing in the Landscape (2022), Black History Month Dance Concert (2023), and Spring Dance Concert (2023). She has also understudied for the 2022 Fall Dance Concert and performed in the 2023 Fall Dance Concert.

Lindsey Goldstein

Lindsey is a sophomore Dance Performance and Choreography major from Lynnfield, MA. She has been dancing since she was three years old, following the footsteps of her mom and grandma. This is her second year performing in the Fall Dance Concert, and she is so excited for you to see the show! This year, Lindsey also performed in Dancing in the Landscape and will be performing in the Black History Month Dance Concert and Spring Dance Concert.

Evelyn Ealey

Evelyn Ealey is a second year at Elon University pursuing a double major in Dance Performance & Choreography and Strategic Communications. She is from Fort Mill, South Carolina and is so excited to be a part of the Black History Month Dance Concert. She has enjoyed participating in Dancing in the Landscape and the Fall Dance Concert this year, and is eager for the upcoming Spring Dance Concert.

Sam Olt

Sam Olt is a Sophomore BFA Acting major who hails from the great state of Kentucky! His parents made the mistake of putting him on stage 8 years ago, and he's never looked back. He's excited to make his main stage debut after his understudy role in last year's fall play, Concord Floral. He would like to thank his friends, siblings and parents for their endless love. He would also like to thank Elon faculty for being wonderful mentors and giving him this amazing opportunity!

Margo Buchanan

Margo Buchanan (she/her) is a junior at Elon double majoring in political science and theatrical design and technology with a concentration in technical direction. She’s very excited to be the assistant technical director for Spring Awakening! Most recently, she worked at the Santa Fe Opera as a stage crew apprentice for the 2023 season. Previous Elon credits include Clue (asst. props manager), Bridges of Madison County (asst. technical director), and Head Over Heels (deck lead).

Kelly Gillan

Kelly is a sophomore Acting major and is so excited to be making her Main Stage debut! She was the understudy for Yvette in Clue last spring. Her other past roles include Eva in Bring It On and Mote in Love's Labour's Lost. She would like to thank her family for always supporting her. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Jeff A.R. Jones

Jeff A.R. Jones (Fight Director) has staged fights and/or scenes of intimacy for over 200 shows in theatre, opera, and ballet. His fights have received rave reviews in The Washington Post and The New York Times. He is recognized as a Fight Director, Certified Teacher, and Theatrical Firearms Instructor by the Society of American Fight Directors. He is a Certified Intimacy Director with Intimacy Directors and Coordinators. He is on faculty at Elon and William Peace University and can be contacted at jarjones@att.net about his fight classes in Raleigh or the new Triangle Intimacy Lab.

Deborah Han

This is Deborah’s second show and first MainStage show at Elon! She has loved learning and being able to be a part of such an amazing production!

Delaney Moore

Delaney Moore is a junior BFA Cinema and Television Arts and BA Drama and Theatre Studies major from Washington D.C. Recent stage credits include: Oliver! (Mrs. Sowerberry), Shrek The Musical (Fiona) and Volleygirls (Jess). Past film credits include: short film - "Outbreak" (dir. Mike Powell, Mirandum Pictures), short film - "Spiral" (dir. Mike Powell, Mirandum Pictures), film - Hard Sell (dir. Sean Nalaboff) and commercial - Plastics Make It Possible Mannequin Challenge (Eastward Films). Delaney recently trained at Theatre Academy London and this past summer was a part of the Elon Los Angeles program, an 8-week entertainment industry intensive with an internship component. Special thanks to the cast, crew and Elon performing arts! Instagram: @_delaneymoore.

Sophie Seitchik

Sophie Seitchik is a sophomore from Woodstock, MD pursuing her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography and BS in Dance Science. This semester, she will be part of the Black History Month Dance Concert, Spring Dance Concert, The Matriarchy, as well as a student research project performance on SURF Day. She is so excited to be performing for you today!

Kayla Higbee

Kayla Higbee (she/her) is a Costume Designer and Assistant Faculty Member of Performing Arts at Elon University. Selected Costume Designs: Men on Boats (Tantrum Theatre), Tall Girls (SEY Independent Productions), Twelfth Night (Centre College), Superior Donuts (AthensWest Theatre Company), Assassins (Centre College), Objects in the Mirror (Tantrum Theatre), Stitched with a Sickle and a Hammer (Ohio University), The Wolves (Ohio University). Other: Assistant to the Costume Designers, Texas Shakespeare Festival (2022), Wardrobe Supervisor, Berkshire Theatre Group (2015-2019), Resident Costume Designer, Centre College (2014-2018). MFA, Ohio University.