The Boys From Syracuse

August 31, 2016

DCR's Hatch Shell

Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, and George Abbott based on The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare | Orchestration by Hans Spialek

Directed by Steven Maler and Conducted by Christopher Wilkins

Schedule

August 31, 7pm

Synopsis
Filled with two sets of twins, and women chased and chaste, The Boys from Syracuse was the first musical ever adapted from Shakespeare. Identical twins Antipholus of Syracuse and Antipholus of Ephesus were separated as children in a shipwreck. Both have menservants, also twins, both named Dromio. When the Syracuse set arrive in Ephesus, mishaps and mischief ensue as they are mistaken for their brothers by merchants, wives, and mistresses. Perplexed partners, disgruntled courtesans, and outraged constables are left in the duo’s wake before this show’s tangled web is unraveled.

Based on William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, The Boys from Syracuse is often considered the finest of all Rodgers and Hart creations. This ‘concert performance’ marks only the second professional performance of the inimitable 1938 Big-Band style original orchestrations by Hans Spialek. Familiar songs include ‘Falling in Love with Love,’ ‘Sing for Your Supper,’ and ‘This Can’t Be Love.’

Boston Landmarks Orchestra

VIOLIN I
Gregory Vitale, concertmaster
Christine Vitale
Pattison Story
Rebecca Katsenes
Tera Gorsett
Stacey Alden

VIOLIN II
Paula Oakes, principal
Melissa Howe
Robert Curtis
Maynard Goldman

VIOLA
Kenneth Stalberg, principal
Abigail Cross
Donna Jerome
Jean Haig

CELLO
Aron Zelkowicz, principal
Melanie Dyball
Jolene Kessler

BASS
Robert Lynam, principal
Barry Boettger

FLUTE. PICCOLO
Lisa Hennessy, principal

OBOE, ENGLISH HORN
Andrew Price, principal

CLARINET, ALTO SAX
Steven Jackson, principal

CLARINET, BASS CLARINET,
ALTO SAX
Ryan Yuré

TENOR SAX, BARITONE SAX,
CLARINET, BASS CLARINET
Brent Beech

BASSOON
Donald Bravo, principal
Gregory Newton

HORN
Kevin Owen, principal

TRUMPET
Dana Oakes, principal
Jesse Levine

TROMBONE
Robert Couture, principal

HARP
Ina Zdorovetchi, principal

PERCUSSION
Robert Schulz, principal

Maynard Goldman,
Personnel Manager

Kristo Kondakci,
Assistant Conductor

+new adaptation of the George Abbott book by Larry and Jennifer Hart, with consultation by Thomas Meehan

Special thanks to Matthew Peter Donoghue and Nick Paleologos for their efforts to make this event possible

Cast

Remo Airaldi
Dromio of Syracuse
Remo Airaldi
Dromio of Syracuse

Remo Airaldi has appeared with CSC in Richard III, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Twelfth Night, The Two Gentleman of Verona, Coriolanus, All’s Well That Ends Well, The Comedy of Errors, and The Taming of the Shrew. He has appeared in over sixty productions at the American Repertory Theater, including The Night of the Iguana, Oliver Twist (also at Theatre for a New Audience and Berkeley Repertory Theatre), and Island of Slaves (IRNE Award—Outstanding Actor). Other credits: Shakespeare in Love (Speakeasy Stage), The Little Foxes, My Fair Lady, Sweeney Todd and Gypsy (Lyric Stage), Exposed (Boston Playwrights’ Theater), Mistero Buffo (The Poets’ Theatre), Frankenstein and The Hound of the Baskervilles (Central Square Theater), The King of Second Avenue (New Repertory Theatre) and productions at Hartford Stage, La Jolla Playhouse, Geffen Playhouse, Cirque du Soleil, American Conservatory Theater, Walnut Street Theatre, Prince Music Theater, Actors’ Theatre of Louisville. He teaches acting and public speaking at Harvard University.

Ramona Lisa Alexander
Seeress

Ramona Lisa Alexander returns to CSC after performing at the Hatch Shell in The Boys From Syracuse, a collaboration with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra. She recently received an Elliot Norton Award nomination for her role as Myrna in Milk Like Sugar at the Huntington Theatre. Other local credits include Moon for the Misbegotten, Days of Atonement, Saturday Night Sunday Morning and The Barbecue at the Lyric Stage. Film credits include “Knock Around Kids.”

Jenna Augen
Luciana

Jenna Augen UK credits include: Ada Kahn in Chicken Soup With Barley at The Royal Court, Foible in The Way of the World at The Chichester Festival Theatre, and Goody in Rufus Norris’ Sleeping Beauty at The Birmingham Rep. Film and Television: Josephine in Josephine and the Roach” (short) and Iris Knight in “The Night Watch” (BBC).  Jenna is a graduate of The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).”

Justin Blanchard
Antipholus of Syracuse
Justin Blanchard
Antipholus of Syracuse

Justin Blanchard is thrilled to making is CSC debut.  He first appeared on Broadway in Journey’s End (2007 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play).  Other New York credits include The Changeling and The Witch of Edmonton with Red Bull Theater; Into the Woods with Fiasco Theater at the Roundabout; Macbeth at Theatre for a New Audience; and the title roles in Hamlet, and Henry V at New York Classical Theatre.  Regional: Fiasco Theater (Iachimo, Cymbeline tour), Long Wharf (world premiere, A Civil War Christmas), Shakespeare Festival St. Louis (Iago, Othello), Shakespeare Theatre of D.C.; McCarter Theatre. Berkeley Rep, New London Barn, and ten shows at Trinity Rep.  Television and Film include roles in “Law & Order: SVU” (NBC) and “Marie Curie” (PBS). Justin is a graduate of the Brown University-Trinity Rep MFA Acting Program.

Larry Coen
Dromio of Ephesus
Larry Coen
Dromio of Ephesus

Larry Coen‘s CSC credits include The Boys from Syracuse (with Landmarks Orchestra), Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Two Gentleman of Verona, All’s Well That Ends Well, As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and The Taming of the Shrew.  Many productions with Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans, Beau Jest, Lyric Stage Company, Speakeasy Stage, and Huntington Theatre. Performed three World Premieres of Tennessee Williams’ plays,  Larry is the recipient of four Elliot Norton Awards from Boston Theater Critics Association.  Coen is Artistic Director of City Stage Co. of Boston.

Jennifer Ellis
Adriana

Jennifer Ellis was most recently seen in Shear Madness (Off-Broadway, Carousel (Reagle Music Theater), and the Lyric Stage Company’s award-winning My Fair Lady (Elliot Norton & IRNE Award).  NYC: New World Stages, Sibiline Shakespeare, Project Rushmore.  National Tour: A Christmas Carol. Regional: SpeakEasy Stage Company, Gloucester Stage, Central Square Theatre, Boston Lyric Opera, New Repertory Theater, Peterborough Players, Stoneham Theatre, Huntington Theatre.  Elliot Norton Award: My Fair Lady, Wonderful Town.  IRNE Award: My Fair Lady, The Most Happy Fella. ArtsImpulse Award: Far From Heaven. @jen_ellis, JenEllis.net

Jerry Goodwin
Duke of Ephesus
Jerry Goodwin
Duke of Ephesus

Jerry Goodwin CSC: Twelfth Night (Captian/Priest), The Boys from Syracuse (Duke) and Kiss Me Kate (Harrison Howell) with the Landmarks Orchestra.  Other credits include The Brother/Sister Plays (The Man from State), Hamlet (Polonius), The View From the Bridge (Eddie Carbone), and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Mr, Utterson).

Liliane Klein
Luce

Liliane Klein is thrilled to be making her CSC debut! Regional: CT Free Shakespeare, Aurora (CA), SpeakEasy, Majestic, Stoneham, Fiddlehead, NextDoor, Foothills, LongWharf (CT), Ivoryton (CT). NYC: Lincoln Center, New York City Opera, Urban Stages, NYMF, Musicals Tonight!, La Mama E.T.C.. Tours: Titanic, Scrooge. Film: “Men in Black 3”. TV: “HOT3” (Israel mini series), “Ananda”, “Kid Fitness” on PBS. Training: Boston University SOT. Proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. lilianeklein.com

Andy McLeavey
Antipholus of Ephesus
Andy McLeavey
Antipholus of Ephesus

Andy McLeavey is thrilled to be debuting with CSC and Boston Landmarks Orchestra. Some favorite credits include Billy Lawlor/42nd Street (Stoneham Theatre), Jimmy/Thoroughly Modern Millie (Merry-Go-Round Finger Lakes Music Theatre & Reagle Music Theatre-2008), Pat Denning & Dancer/42nd
Street
(Atlantic City’s Tropicana Casino), George/Goldilocks (NYC’s Opening Doors Theatre Company), Gaston/Beauty and the Beast (Company Theatre), and On The Twentieth Century w/Alice Ripley. Proud to have sung our national anthem multiple times at Mohegan Sun Arena, McCoy Stadium, and the Ryan Center.

Leo Pierre Roy
Sergeant

Leo Pierre Roy thanks the Boston Landmarks Orchestra and CSC for this opportunity to return to the boards after a long hiatus. A veteran of many New England summer stock stages, he now regularly appears in Massachusetts state parks and forests as the Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).

Mark Soucy
Aegeon

Mark Soucy performed in CSC’s The Boys From Syracuse (Aegean), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Sir Nathaniel) and King Lear (The Duke of Albany). Other local roles include The Elephant Man (John Merrick), The Real Inspector Hound (Moon), and The Dresser (Norman). Mark is a fundraising consultant and served as Development Manager at New Repertory Theatre, among other roles, from 1994-2010.

Leah Carnow
Ensemble

Leah Carnow is thrilled to be working with CSC again after performing onstage in The Boys From Syracuse. Leah served as the Assistant Director on Speakeasy Stage’s production of Bad Jews. Directing credits also include The Last Five Years and Elegies, both at Brandeis University. As an actress, regional credits include It’s A Wonderful Life (Wheelock Family Theatre), Ragtime (Fiddlehead Theatre Company), Tales of a Fourth Grade Lesbo (Flat Earth Theatre), Guys and Dolls (Longwood Players), Kiss Me Kate (Longwood Players), God Hates Musicals (Ministry of Theater), Travelogue (Open Theatre Project), and The Bacchae (Tubiforce). Leah also appears as Jenny in the webseries “Staying in Boston.” She received her B.A. in Theater Arts and Creative Writing from Brandeis University. When she is not making theater, Leah teaches yoga and meditation in the greater Boston area.

Serge Clivio
Ensemble

Serge Clivio Credits include The Light in the Piazza (Next Door Theatre), Sweet Charity, Mame (Stoneham Theatre). Les Miserables, Me and My Girl, and Fiddler on the Roof, (Reagle Music Theatre).

Steven Del Col
Ensemble

Steven Del Col Credits include  Carousel (Reagle Music Theatre), Mary Poppins (Wheelock Family Theatre), My Fair Lady (New Bedford Festival Theatre), and Billy Elliott (Marblehead Little Theatre).

Brittany Martel
Ensemble

Brittany Martel Credits include Freckleface Strawberry (Park Playhouse), The Trojan Women, The Philadelphia Story, Eurydice, The Tempest, The Producers, Crimes of the Heart (SUNY New Paltz).

Kate Penner
Ensemble

Kate Penner Credits include Paquita, The Nutcracker, Pas de Quatre, and Don Quixote (BalletNova), The Four Temperaments, Serenade, Who Cares? (Harvard University).

Brad Foster Reinking
Ensemble

Brad Foster Reinking Credits include Reagle Music Theatre, Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts, Fiddlehead Theatre, Millbrook Playhouse, Ocean State Theatre Company, and 54 Below in New York City. Brad holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory. BradReinking.com

Jacob Rosenbaum
Ensemble

Jacob Rosenbaum returns to CSC after appearing as Paris in CSC2’s Romeo & Juliet.  Jacob graduated from Connecticut College where he earned a BA in Theatre.  He has also studied acting at the British American Drama Academy in London, with the National Theatre Institute, and the Labyrinth Theater Company.

Suzi Weisberg
Ensemble

Suzi Weisberg Favorite credits include West Side Story, Seussical (Mayzie), and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Princess of France).

Creative Team

Steven Maler
Director

Steven Maler is the Founding Artistic Director of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC). At CSC he has been directing Free Shakespeare on the Boston Common productions since 1996, including Love’s Labour’s Lost, King Lear, Twelfth Night, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Coriolanus, All’s Well That Ends Well, Othello, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Taming of the Shrew, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, Macbeth, Henry V, The Tempest, Julius Caesar, and Romeo & Juliet.  In collaboration with Boston Landmarks Orchestra, he directed A Midsummer Night’s Dream, featuring the Overture and Incidental Music of Felix Mendelssohn, as well as concert stagings of The Boys from Syracuse and Kiss Me, Kate at Boston’s iconic Hatch Shell.

In a joint venture between CSC and Google, he most recently directed a Virtual Reality adaption of Hamlet entitled Hamlet 360: Thy Father’s Spirit, which is currently available for viewing on Boston public media producer WGBH’s YouTube channel.

Other CSC works include the critically acclaimed production of Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden, the world premiere of Jake Broder’s Our American Hamlet, and the world premiere of Robert Brustein’s The Last Will.  He directed Peter Eötvös’s operatic treatment of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America (U.S. Premiere) and Thomas Adès’ Powder Her Face, The Turn of the Screw at New Repertory Theatre, Santaland Diaries and Chay Yew’s Porcelain at SpeakEasy Stage Company, Top Girls and Weldon Rising at Coyote Theatre,  and The L.A. Plays by Han Ong at A.R.T. His New York City credits include the New York Musical Theatre Festival production of Without You, written by and starring Anthony Rapp. The production has been seen in Boston, Edinburgh, Toronto, London and Seoul.

He received the Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence as well as for Best Production, Twelfth Night; Outstanding Director, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Best Production, Suburbia; Best Solo Performance, John Kuntz’s Starf***ers (which also won Best Solo Performance Award at New York International Fringe Festival).

His feature film “The Autumn Heart”, starring Tyne Daly and Ally Sheedy, was in the Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival.

Christopher Wilkins
Conductor

Christopher Wilkins was appointed Music Director of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra in the spring of 2011. Since then he has reaffirmed founder Charles Ansbacher’s vision of making great music accessible to the whole community.

Mr. Wilkins has led the development of programs with an emphasis on inclusive programming and collaborative work. Collaborations have included regular performances with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Boston Lyric Opera, the New England Spiritual Ensemble, and Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA), among many others. He has also helped develop the orchestra’s Breaking Down Barriers initiative, which makes accessibility a priority in all aspects of the organization’s activities.

Mr. Wilkins also serves as Music Director of the Akron Symphony. Recent major projects in Akron have included fully staged performances of Porgy and Bess, The Rite of Spring, Titanic,South Pacific, and A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream. The orchestra’s community initiatives have recently been awarded a major grant from the Knight Foundation. That funding will support community-oriented programming and collaborative projects over a 5-year period.

As a guest conductor, Mr. Wilkins has appeared with many of the leading orchestras of the United States, including those of Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco. He has also appeared overseas, with regular concerts in New Zealand, Latin America, Spain and the UK.

Previously he served as Music Director of the Orlando Philharmonic, the San Antonio Symphony and the Colorado Springs Symphony. He is currently Artistic Advisor to the Opera Theatre of the Rockies in Colorado Springs. During his tenure in San Antonio, he and the orchestra received six programming awards from ASCAP, including the first-ever Morton Gould Award for creative programming. He also served as Resident Conductor of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas, assisting in the formation of the orchestra in its inaugural season, and leading it on tours throughout the Americas.

Mr. Wilkins was winner of the Seaver/NEA Award in 1992. He served as associate conductor of the Utah Symphony, assisting Joseph Silverstein; assistant conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra under Christoph von Dohnányi; conducting assistant with the Oregon Symphony under James DePreist; and was a conducting fellow at Tanglewood.

Born in Boston, Mr. Wilkins earned his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College in 1978. He studied with Otto-Werner Mueller at Yale University, receiving his master of music degree in 1981, and in 1979 attended the Hochschule der Künste in West Berlin as a recipient of the John Knowles Paine traveling fellowship, awarded by the Harvard music department. As an oboist, he performed with many ensembles in the Boston area, including the Berkshire Music Center Orchestra at Tanglewood, and the Boston Philharmonic under Benjamin Zander.

Adam Sanders
Co-Director
Adam Sanders
Co-Director

Adam Sanders is the Associate Artistic Director at CSC. He serves as director of the Apprentice Program, and is the director and originator of CSC2, a cohort of early-career actors. Directing credits for CSC include: Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Julius Caesar (CSC2 Company), Symphonic Shakespeare, (in collaboration with Boston Landmarks Orchestra at the Boston Hatch Shell); co-director: Kiss Me Kate, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and The Boys From Syracuse (also BLO/Hatch Shell collaborations), co-director/dramaturg: Shakespeare and Leadership (2013 – 2017), and CSCs unprecedented Shakespeare at Fenway performance in 2014; director: Shakespeare and the Law (2017).

Peter DiMuro
Choreographer
Peter DiMuro
Choreographer

Peter DiMuro returns to CSC after last year’s production of The Boys From Syracuse, presented with Boston Landmarks Orchestra. Peter’s work has been commissioned by leading presenters and universities, including The Kennedy Center/DC, Dance Place/DC, Bates Dance Festival, American Dance Festival, AURAS Dance/Lithuania, The Boston Conservatory and Point Park University. In theatre, he has created dance and movement for productions at Theatre J, Open Circle Theatre, and the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. His original company, Peter DiMuro Performance Associates and his fifteen-year collaboration, including 5 years as Artistic Director, with Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, laid the foundation for his current creative umbrella, Peter DiMuro / Public Displays of Motion. Peter is grateful for previous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Performance Network, and, more recently, from The Boston Foundation’s Next Step, the Boston Dance Alliance; the Mayor’s Office of Boston; and The Dance Complex, for which he serves as Executive Artistic Director. In May, Peter received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Dance from Salem State University.

Steve Colby
Sound Design & Audio Mix
Steve Colby
Sound Design & Audio Mix

Steve Colby serves as the principal sound reinforcement engineer for the Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestras, and has been the sound designer and mixer for numerous tours of the United States and Japan.

In addition to his work with the BSO, he has provided design, mixing and consulting services for the Atlanta, Baltimore, Utah, Pittsburgh, Kansas City and American Symphony Orchestras, as well as the New York Philharmonic. Other sound reinforcement projects have included sound design and mixing for an outdoor Boston Lyric Opera production of Carmen that drew an audience of 170,000 over 2 performances, and a stadium performance of Aida in Shanghai, listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest opera production ever mounted.

In 2009-2010, Colby toured the US, Canada and Europe as the sound mixer for the Star Wars in Concert tour, a joint venture between Lucasfilm Ltd. and Another Planet Touring. In 2012 he served as the orchestra mixer for Barbra Streisand’s “Back to Brooklyn” Tour. Recent projects include Sound Design for a production of the Bernstein “Mass” with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Recording credits range from Aerosmith to Peter, Paul and Mary, Andy Williams to Phish. His mixing credits for radio and television encompass a wide spectrum of musical styles including the PBS series Evening At Pops, James Taylor, BB King, Bonnie Raitt, and numerous festival projects including the Newport Folk Festival and New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

Brooke Stanton
Costume Design
Brooke Stanton
Costume Design

Brooke Stanton is a professional costumer who has worked in theatre, film, and television. Her clients include George Lucas, Disney, Peter Sellars, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, New England Conservatory, and the American Conservatory Theatre, among others. She has toured the U.S. and Europe with shows and held every position in the costuming field, from designer to stitcher. She studied Costume Design at NYU and has a degree in Textiles from the California College of the Arts.

Justin Blackwell
Musical Preparation
Justin Blackwell
Musical Preparation

Justin Blackwell is the associate director of music at Marsh Chapel, Boston University, and a freelance keyboardist known especially for his continuo playing and accompanying skills. In addition to being a member of the Handel and Haydn Society, he performs regularly with Seraphic Fire (Miami, FL), the Back Bay Chorale, and from 2005-2015, with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (NC). At Marsh Chapel, he is the operations manager and continuo keyboardist for “Music at Marsh Chapel,” a concert series that includes performances of four Bach cantatas and one large work of Bach or Handel each year. As a pianist, he can be heard on Seraphic Fire’s CD of Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem (4-hand piano version), which was nominated for a 2012 Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance. He holds a BM in Organ Performance from Furman University (SC) and a MM in Conducting from Boston University.

Brian McCoy
Vocal Sound Mix
Brian McCoy
Vocal Sound Mix

Brian McCoy Audio engineer focusing in live sound reinforcement with extensive experience mixing Front of House, as a Monitor Engineer, and System Tech. Comfortable with responsibilities of being Crew- chief and system designer. Displaying a strong sense of pride in the craft, constantly learning and keeping up with industry innovations, with the flexibility and knowledge to be able to be able to adapt to any situation.

Amy Witherby
Stage Manager
Amy Witherby
Stage Manager

Amy Witherby Off-Broadway: NYSF/The Public Theater: Wild Goose Dreams, Before Your Very Eyes, Gatz, Kitchen, King Lear, Measure for Measure, All’s Well That Ends Well, Romeo & Juliet; Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre: F*cking Good Plays Festival II. Regional: Utah Shakespeare Festival, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Kingsmen Shakespeare Company, Renaissance Theaterworks, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, The 24-Hour Plays. Opera: Dayton Opera, Odyssey Opera. Education: BA: The Ohio State University. Certificate: Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Renee E. Yancey
Production Manager
Renee E. Yancey
Production Manager
Renee E. Yancey is a stage manager, production manager, and theatre educator. For CSC: Production Manager for Richard III; A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Boys from Syracuse (co-productions with Landmarks Orchestra); the CSC galas, 1985: New York City and A Midsummer Night’s Dream; and Much Ado About Nothing (CSC Apprentice Program)  Originally from Texas, Renee spent 10 years based in the Washington, D.C., area where she performed stage, production, and events management for Olney Theatre Center, Studio Theatre, theatre Washington/Helen Hayes Awards, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Velocity DC, and AFI Silver Spring. New England-area work includes Stage Manager for Frankenstein (Central Square Theater); Heartland and Ripe Frenzy (New Repertory Theatre); and The Fantasticks (Opera House Arts). Renee is a Lecturer and Program Head of Management for the School of Theatre at Boston University. Education: BFA Texas State University; MFA Boston University
Marcie Ann Friedman
Assistant Stage Manager
Marcie Ann Friedman
Assistant Stage Manager

Marcie Ann Friedman Credits include Honor, The Blue Flower (Prospect Theater Company), The Great Unknown (The NY Musical Theatre Festival 2010), Savage in Limbo (Rosalind Productions, Inc., The Platform Group), The Germ Project (New Georges), The Kid Who Would Be Pope (The NY Musical Theatre Festival 2011), Nothing is Forever (UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc.), and Island Song ( Le Poisson Rouge).

Marisa Brink
Assistant Production Manager
Marisa Brink
Assistant Production Manager

Marisa Brink has worked with Hanger Theatre, Huntington Theatre, Des Moines Metro Opera, Anthem Theatre Company, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Boston Ballet, Boston Lyric Opera and Guerrilla Opera.

Victoria Townsend
Artistic Programs Coordinator
Victoria Townsend
Artistic Programs Coordinator

Victoria Townsend is a Boston-based director, teaching-artist and occasional performer. In addition to her work on artistic programing for CSC, she also serves as the Academy Coordinator for the Apprentice Program and CSC2 as well as work on many other educational programs. Directing Credits: Emerging Playwright’s Festival (Wheelock Family Theater), Cosi Fan Tutte New England Conservatory’s UGOS Program, The Memorandum (Flat Earth Theater). Assistant Directing Credits: Fear and Misery in the Third Reich, Kiss me Kate, Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare and Leadership (CSC) and L’Egisto (NEC/UGOS). She has also served as a teaching-artist for Watertown Children’s Theater and Live Arts Education. A Massachusetts native, Victoria currently resides in Woburn and is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College in Vermont with a degrees in Theatre and English Literature.

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