A Wrinkle in Time




May 11 - May 20, 2012 The New Hazlett Theater Performances are typically 2 hours long. Showtimes: Friday & Saturday @ 8:00 PM
Sunday @ 2:30 PM
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Adults: $20
Seniors: $15
Students: $10

A Wrinkle in Time Cast

Rebecca Love (Meg Murry) is delighted to be tessering through her first production at Prime Stage! She has worked with Gemini Theater Company, Pittsburgh New Works Festival, McKeesport Little Theater, and Pittsburgh Musical Theater. Her favorite roles include Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Dinky in Snow White and Young Ann in the premiere of Red Brick Road. Next year Rebecca is planning to head off to Seattle to pursue a BFA in Musical Theater at Cornish College of the Arts.

Ethan Dix (Charles Wallace) is excited to be playing one his all-time favorite literary characters with Prime Stage Theatre. This is Ethan’s first appearance with Prime Stage, but other roles include the Traveler in Stone Soup with Opera Ignite and Linus in You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown with Valley Players of Ligonier. He recently filmed a public service announcement for Penn State Extension. Off the stage, Ethan studies Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and plays the piano and percussion. Ethan is in fourth grade at Nicely Elementary School in Greensburg. 

Zach Weirich (Calvin O'Keefe) is a B.F.A. musical theatre major at Point Park University where he just completed his junior year. Point Park credits include last year’s Conservatory production of Camino Real and most recently, An Evening of Rising Stars. Throughout last semester, he was involved in Pinnacle Theatre Company’s production of Edges and The Experimental Theatre Project’s staged reading premiere, Another World. Last summer, Zach was seen as “The Backpack” in Dora the Explorer: LIVE! - Dora’s Pirate Adventure at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. He would like to thank the entire cast and production staff for their incredible talent, hard work, and passion - and as always, his family for their constant support! 

Ensemble

Christa Boggs is thrilled to be working with Meagan and this talented cast of A Wrinkle in Time! Originally from California (State), she is proud to now call Pittsburgh home. She received her BA in Theatre Arts from CSU Hayward, studied Musical Theatre at AMDA in NYC, and received her MFA in Arts Management from UNCSA last May. Some of her favorite roles include Cabaret (Sally Bowles), My Way – A Musical tribute to Frank Sinatra (Woman 2), and the unforgettable evening she was able to share the stage with Carol Channing! She wouldn’t be here without continued support from family and friends, especially JB! Enjoy the Show! 

John Feightner (Mrs. Whatsit, Man with Red Eyes) - John is happy to be back with Prime Stage once again, having worked with them previously onThe Westing Game and Our Town. John is a comedian, actor, writer, and filmmaker, having produced multiple works with his local comedy troupe, Hustlebot, including their Steeltown Entertainment Film Factory winning short-film, Roll the Dice (more at www.hustlebot.com). He started out as an improvisational comedian and still currently performs around the city with Friday Nite Improvs and The Pittsburgh Improv Jam. His recent scripted acting work has included The Book of Liz and The Mistakes Madeline Made for No Name Players, helping out with the Future Ten: Ten Minute Play Festival, and strutting his zombie stuff in The Weird for 12 Peers Theater. In July you can catch John in Suddenly, Last Summer for The Summer Company, the first show in a long while where he won't be wearing a dress.

Connor McCanlus is so happy to be working with Prime Stage again after appearing in The Elephant Man. Connor has performed with Pittsburgh Playwrights, Saltworks Theater Company (Shadowlands), and Three Rivers Theatre Company (Hamlet) since graduating from Clarion University with a B.F.A in Acting. He is a proud member of The LuPones: Musical Improv at Steel City Improv Theater and is the co-creator and host of HELLO DONNY: A Showtunes Sing-Along! at Backstage Bar.

Karen Merritt (Mrs. Which/Camazotz Woman/Ensemble) is delighted to perform with Prime Stage again, where she previously portrayed the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Mrs. Soames in Our Town and Irena in Tammy Ryan’s The Music Lesson, commissioned by Prime Stage.   Some past shows include The Royal Family (Pittsburgh Public Theater); Three Sisters, Shrew!, A Winter’s Tale, and Comedy of Errors (Unseam’d Shakespeare Company); Shadowlands, Murder in the Cathedral, You Can’t Take It With You, Quilters, Anne of Green Gables, A Wrinkle in Time and the biblical books of Ruth, Jonah and Mark (Saltworks Theatre Company); On the Verge (Promethia Theatre Company); Steel Magnolias (Pennsylvania Centre Stage); and Twilight (Pittsburgh New Works Festival).  Karen received her M. F. A. in Acting from Carnegie Mellon University and the Moscow Art Theatre School.  A Penn Hills resident, Karen enjoys spending time with her husband, Brian, and her three active sons, Clarke, Dean and Keith.  She hopes this production inspires you to read A Wrinkle in Time for yourselves!

Director: Meagan Reagle

Production Crew:

Production Manager |  William Whitaker

Technical Director |  George DeShetler

Stage Manager |  Kiera Phillips

Set Designer/Prop Designer |
Johnmichael Bohach

Lighting Designer |  J.R. Shaw is has been designing for Prime Stage Theatre for four seasons, starting with 12 Angry Men and including such highlights as Tuesdays with Morrie, Romeo and Juliet, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Antigone, The Scarlet Letter and most recently The Elephant Man. Originally from Ohio, he designed for The Beck Center for the Cultural Arts, Ashland University, and Marietta College. Locally, he has designed for such companies as Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Co., New Horizons Theatre, South Park Theatre, and last year’s Young Playwrights Festival for City Theatre. He is also a founding member and Production Manager for Phase 3 Productions.

Projection Designer |
Mike Hennessy

Sound Designer | Angela Baughman

Assistant Stage Manager/Costume Designer |  Emily Springer
is a recent graduate of Syracuse University with a BFA in Stage Management and is finally home to native Pittsburgh! She is thrilled to be doing her second show with Prime Stage, having previously assisted with The Elephant Man. Getting her foot in Pittsburgh's theater door has been the name of the game and she is proud to call Prime Stage her first in-town home. Thanks go out to all of the Cast and Crew of A Wrinkle In Time for being so great to work with!

Costumer | Paula Parker

Scenic Painter | Adrienne Fisher

Master Electrician | Elizabeth Fisher

Interns/Tech Staff:
Elizabeth Strait
Ricky Gindlesberg
Latare Jones
Erin Groll 



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