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Walk Two Moons

May 10 - May 19, 2013
The New Hazlett Theatre Center for Performing Arts

Performances are typically 2 hours long.

Showtimes: Friday & Saturday @ 8:00 PM
Sunday @ 2:30 PM


“Funny, mysterious, and compassionate”

Walk Two Moons

Walk Two Moons
May 10 - May 19, 2013
adapted by Tom Arvetis, based on Newbery Award book by Sharon Creech



Philip Ball (Mr. Winterbottom) has been a performer, director, and sound designer with various community theatres.  He studied sound and video production at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and acting workshops in Pittsburgh and New York.  Currently employed at the South Butler School District, he is grateful to Lisa Ann and Prime Stage for providing a new experience and to all who have supported him.

Julie Elizabeth Beroes (Margaret/Mary Lou) is thrilled to be working with Prime Stage on this beautiful heart-felt production! Last seen in the Pittsburgh New Works Cabaret, Julie’s international credits include Viola in Twelfth Night at The Oval Theatre in London and May in Fool for Love at Theatre for a New City in NYC. This production goes out to my Mum, who continues to be by my side through rain or shine.

Elly Bleier (Salamanca) is a student in her freshman year at Mt Lebanon High School. She has been acting since she was in fourth grade and has appeared in many productions with the Center for Theater Arts School. Some of her more recent roles include Charlie Cowell in The Music Man, and Abigail in The Crucible. She is very excited to make her first appearance with Prime Stage.

Josh Brelsford (Ben) is in the eighth grade at Winchester Thurston School. He is honored to be participating in his first production with the Prime Stage.  Past performances include Camelot with the Pittsburgh Public Theater, Dear Edwina and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown with Winchester Thurston, Peter Pan and Pinocchio with Gemini Children's Theater. 

Luke Bruehlman (Officer/Sheriff) is a Pittsburgh actor, filmmaker and photographer who’s thrilled to make his Prime Stage debut. Recently he was in The Tempest and 12 Angry Jurors for Carlow University Theatre Group, and Three Sisters and Moll Flanders with the New Olde Bank Players. He is the set photographer on the hit GAC (Great American Country) network series Farm Kings.

Matthew Carraher (Mr. Birkway) is pleased to make his Prime Stage debut. His credit's at CCAC's South Campus Summer theater include Tony in You Can't Take It With You, Lee Chong/Henri in Cannery Row, and Lt. Ogledrip in Hubba Hubba. Film credits include Edward in Up Yours and Matt in Green-Eyed, part of last summer's 48 Hour Film Project.

Colette Freiwald (Mrs. Partridge) has a Theatre Arts degree from Park University where she played Theresa in The Hostage with Obie Award winner Geoff Garland, Hilda Manney in Room Service and Della Kreller in Cindy.  She recently appeared as Anfisa in Three Sisters and Grandmother/Party Guest in Ivanov for Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre. She does numerous voice overs, commercials and films.

Lynne Franks (Gram) has performed numerous times for Little Lake Theatre, The City Theatre's The Upstairs, No Name Players, Open Stage, and Pittsburgh New Works Festival. For Prime Stage, Lynne played older Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird, as well as performed in Inherit the Wind, The Westing Game, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. She was a Donna Award winner for The Pittsburgh New Works Festival.

Dana Hardy (Mrs. Winterbottom) is thrilled to make her Prime Stage debut working on this lovely play.  Pittsburgh credits include Daisy in Amy Hartman’s world premier of The Chicken Snake for The Rep, Hester Prynne in The Scarlet Letter for Open Stage, and Jane Eyre in After Mrs. Rochester for Quantum. Prior to Pittsburgh, Dana worked in NYC at Cherry Lane. Dana is the Drama Director at Shady Side Academy Senior School.

Matt Henderson (Lunatic/River Bank Boy/Brother) is happy to return to Prime Stage after appearing in The Scarlet Letter and The Westing Game.  As an actor and playwright in Pittsburgh, recent productions include Midnight Radio Jr. and Speech & Debate at Bricolage, the Young Playwrights Festival at City Theatre, Suite Surrender at Saint Vincent Summer Theatre, and Hospitality Suite at Claochlu Studios.

Andy Kirtland (John) makes his debut with Prime Stage.  In Pittsburgh he has performed in The Festival in Black and White for Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, in The Tempest for Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Park and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) for Unseam’d Shakespeare Company, where he is an Artistic Associate.  Andy studied classical theatre at the British American Drama Academy in London.

Lily Lauver (Phoebe) has experience on stage since fifth grade when she started at the Center for Theater Arts. She is thrilled to perform in her first Prime Stage production. Lily has portrayed Camille in Madeline's Christmas, Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden, and Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables at Little Lake Theater. She lives in the South Hills and attends school in Mt. Lebanon.


David Taylor Little (Sgt. Bickle) is a theater director and educator who is thrilled to be back on stage.  His recent roles include Weird Romance at The Theatre Factory and Brown and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The New School for Drama where he studied directing. While in New York, David participated in The 24 Hour plays on Broadway as an assistant director.

Ken Lutz (Gramps) is a retired Pittsburgh Public School music teacher. Active in theatre and music, Ken plays clarinet in the East Winds Symphonic Band and the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra. Recent roles include The Actor’s Nightmare with Proudly Presents Productions and The Gin Game for Grand Dream Productions. He has appeared in nine Prime Stage shows including The Scarlet Letter and Fahrenheit 451.

Ivy Steinberg (Sugar) is honored to be part of this beautiful story and to be back with Prime Stage previously played Hester in The Scarlet Letter.  Ivy has performed all across the country and locally with Musical Mysteries and More, South Park Theatre, Pittsburgh New Works Festival, Pittsburgh Savoyards, and McKeesport Little Theater from which she won Best Actress in 2010 season for her portrayal of Suzy in Wait Until Dark

Production Staff
Lisa Ann Goldsmith - Director
Rebecca Leone – Stage Manager
Becca Antal - Assistant Stage Manager
George DeShetler – Production Manager
Johnmichael Bohach – Set Designer
J.R. Shaw – Lighting Designer
Angela Baughman – Sound Designer
Lindsay Tejan - Costume Designer
Matthew Carraher - Props Designer
Jesse Poole-van Swol  – Technical Director
Riley Harmon - Digital Graphics/Projections
Adrienne Fisher – Scenic Painter
Wayne Brinda - Artistic Director
Connie Brinda - Finance Director

Special Thanks
The Oakland School
The Saturday Light Brigade
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