by James Sherman
May 23, 2015 – June 21, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 2 PM
This funny, sweet and moving comedy says a lot about families of any ethnic persuasion. Our heroine, Sarah, has a secret, and he’s sitting at the Seder table. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner meets Abie’s Irish Rose in this hilarious romantic comedy that will appeal to all with its universal themes of family and love.
Ted Leib (Production Manager / Sound Designer)As producer: Pirates of Penzance (Stages Theatre); Forever Plaid and The 12 Plays of Christmas (OC Pavilion). As sound designer (among others): Spelling Bee (Intrepid); One Flea Spare and Bug (Hunger Artists); The Liar, Five Course Love, Out On A Limb, and Lettice and Lovage (SRT); The Boys Next Door, A Year With Frog & Toad, Lost in Yonkers, and Jacob Marley’s Christmas (Oceanside Theatre Company). Ted is also a director (Musical of Musicals: The Musical!, Bug, Bus Stop, Forever Plaid, The 12 Plays of Christmas), lighting designer (The Lion in Winter, The 12 Plays of Christmas, Bug), and a versatile actor, as well.
Laura Scott Ferro (Asst. Production Manager) is on her second turn with the folks here at SRT, great networking for her new arrival to SD theater. Laura spent most of the last decade performing, directing, and producing for stage in and around Washington DC. She has acted in hundreds of industrial videos, typically as a manager or detective. Laura also has appeared in no-budget horror movies, including “President’s Day” (portraying the only authority figure not murdered). She is looking forward to working as Production Manager for SRT’s production of Sleuth next season.
Charmaine Reed (Stage Manager) started her love affair with theater over 30 years ago as an actor, but has recently found her penchant for Stage Management. Charmaine has a B.A. in History, is a graduate of CSUSM’s College of Education, and recently earned her Theatre Arts degree at Palomar College. In 2013 she completed a Stage Manager Internship at The Old Globe for How the Grinch Stole Christmas. SM credits include Tru at Diversionary Theatre, Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 and Seussical the Musical at CSUSM, and Fiddler on the Roof with Pacco Arts.
Andy Scrimger (Set Design and Construction) has filled this role for SRT for over two years, including An Inspector Calls, Moonlight and Magnolias, Lettice and Lovage, The Gift Teller, Five Course Love, The Liar, The Sunshine Boys, Postmortem, Absurd Person Singular, Tribute and Sunset Park. He previously has done projects all over the West Coast, including the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. Andy also has worked for Cygnet Theatre and The Old Globe. He enjoys design work of all types as President of Volume 11 Graphics, a local sign shop, whose work ranges from window displays to vehicle wraps, and is focused on using environmentally conscious materials and processes. Given the reality of a growing family, this regrettably is his last production with SRT, and the Board of Directors of SRT expresses their gratitude for Andy’s service and wonderful set designs over the last two+ seasons!
Kristin McReddie (Costume Design), a San Diego State University graduate with a B.A. in Theater Arts, is excited to once again be working with Scripps Ranch Theatre! Her recent accomplishments include: Sunset Park (Scripps Ranch Theatre); Flight of the Lawn Chair Man and Pinkalicious (San Diego Junior Theatre); Naughty or Nice, Red Planet Respite and Bearded (Circle Circle dot dot); Much Ado About Nothing, I Hate Hamlet and All My Sons (Intrepid Shakespeare Company). She would like to thank her family, friends, Collin, Circle Circle dot dot, Roar Theatre, and everyone who has provided their love and support.
Mitchell Simkovsky (Lighting Design) is a veteran of many SRT productions, including (but not limited to), Social Security, Painting Churches, How the Other Half Loves, Holiday Spirits, a feminine ending, Moonlight and Magnolias, Lettice and Lovage, The Gift Teller, Five Course Love, Out on a Limb: New Plays from America’s Finest City, Postmortem, Absurd Person Singular, and Tribute. Mitchell is an accounting professional by day and also has designed lighting for productions at many other San Diego theaters.
Angelica Ynfante (Properties Mistress) graduated from Texas State University with a BFA in Theater. She has worked her way around the U.S., including Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Vermont, New York, Tennessee and Kentucky. She also worked in Cancún, Mexico. Angelica finally made it to sunny California where she is currently working her third season as Props Mistress with San Diego Repertory Theatre. She has worked on many SRT productions, including Out on a Limb, and also serves as Technical Director with Moxie Theatre.
Sunny Seldin (Asst. Stage Manager) recently worked as the SM for the 10th Anniversary Actor’s Showcase at the Horton Grand Theatre. With a background in film and musical theatre, Sunny also currently works on several crews in San Diego and Los Angeles as a line producer, first assistant camera, grip, gaffer, sound engineer, and production assistant. Current projects include the web series, Heroes of Men: The Golden Age, Girl Unburdened, and My Power of One, all of which are San Diego productions. Sunny enjoys coming back to theatre when opportunities arise because she truly enjoys the challenges and rewards of live theatre.
Madalyn “Maddy” Matosian (Assistant Stage Manager) is a Junior at High Tech High North County. She enthusiastically undertook this position as part of her high school internship, and as a great opportunity to work closely with professional actors and directors. Maddy feels she is learning a lot from this experience, and beieves it will serve her well in making subsequent educational and career choices. She always has been passionate about stories and theatre, and knows that whether or not she chooses the performing arts as a career, theatre will always be a part of her life.