by Ann Noble
Nov 8 – Dec 8, 2019
The play takes place in an Irish country house in the 1950’s. Peter Donnelly and his two daughters have just returned from burying their wife / mother, Moira. But their mourning is turned upside down when a handsome stranger comes into their lives. Wedding plans are changed, a ghost appears, and one of the daughters makes the bravest decision of her life.
Performance times are Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm and Sunday at 2:00pm
Zackary Bonin (Freddy Malone)
has had training in classical theatre with Jason Heil, San Diego actor and director, and Ben Cole, Director of Theatre School Education and Outreach for North Coast Rep. Important credits include: Aviator in The Little Prince (NCRepTS), Macduff in Macbeth (SITV), Sharpe/King James in Equivocation (SITV), Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night (NCRepTS), Richard in The Lion in Winter (Moonlight), Henry V in Henry V (SITV), and Laurence in Shining City (ion).
Paul Eddy (Charlie Doyle) is an actor / musician from Kentucky who began his career in NYC. Some NYC credits include the OBA nominated The Velveteen Rabbit (Atlantic Theatre Co) Lisa Loeb’s hit Camp Kappawanna ( Atlantic Theater Co ) Artaud Artaud (Signature Theater). After moving to San Diego he was fortunate enough to be cast as Buddy Holly in Buddy:The Buddy Holly Musical (NVA/Intrepid Theater) and was nominated for a San Diego Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical. Graduate of the Atlantic Theater Intensive Training Program and holds a BA from Georgetown College. www.paulswenseneddy.com
Hayden Emmerson (Leo Doyle) is making his SRT debut. Hayden recently graduated from UCSD with a BA in Theatre. Select rolls include Mr. Stover in Jefferson Middle School Monthly (UCSD), Lebrét in Green Cockatoo, and Narrator in Into the Woods (VCCS). Hayden would like to thank his parents and family for the love and support of his passion. Haydenemmerson.com
Sara Jane Nash (Moira) is thrilled to be making her debut at Scripps Ranch Theatre. Last seen on stage as Princess Diana in King Charles III at Coronado Playhouse, for which she won the Blue Ribbon Award for “Best Actress Minor Support Comedy/ Drama”, other favorite theatrical credits include Lady Windermere in Lady Windermere’s Fan and Mrs de Winter in Rebecca. Thank you, dear audience, for coming out and seeing this production and big love to my husband for his unending support. Greatly appreciate Shamon Freitas Agency for their representation. Bain sult as an seó!
Kate Rose Reynolds (Eveline Donnelly) has previously appeared at SRT in Move Over, Mrs. Markham and Communicating Doors. Other San Diego credits include: Cardboard Piano (Diversionary); Margin of Error (Roustabouts); Arcadia (Cygnet). Elsewhere: Hamlet, Twelfth Night (Arabian Shakespeare Festival, SF);The Academy (Theater for the New City, NYC); and over fifteen productions with Bristol Valley Theatre in upstate New York, including Silent Sky, Mary’s Wedding, and Private Lives. She also stars in the independent horror film Soul to Keep, currently streaming on all platforms. Up next, she will be appearing in The Humans at the San Diego Rep. www.katerosereynolds.com.
Walter Ruskin (Peter Donnelly) was born and raised (mostly) in Southern California. He took up acting when someone told him he was funny. Walter has performed stand-up at Gotham in New York City, performed locally on various stages, (mostly in the Orange County region), with roles ranging from Biff Lohman to George Bailey. He is most excited for this opportunity to be on stage at Scripps Ranch and humbled to be able to work with such wonderful and talented cast as well as director and supporting staff of Scripps Ranch Theater. Current projects in production are a web series Charter as well as in writing stages of a one man show Feelings What are They Good for Anyway! Hope you have a wonderful holiday season.
Jacquelyn Ritz (Director) is delighted to return to Scripps Ranch Theatre where she directed Accomplice by Rupert Holmes and Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn. Previous credits include: Dance of Death (Theatre Undone’s Reading Series), Assistant Director to Tom Markus Laughter on the 23rd Floor (North Coast Repertory), the Fringe’s That 24 Hour Thing (2014-2016), Crimes of the Heart Assistant Director at SRT. She’s been an acting coach, a fight director, a teacher, and mostly an actor for many years where she’s worked at theatres including North Coast Repertory, Intrepid, The Kennedy Center, Goodman Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory, Asolo Center for the Arts, Colorado Shakespeare and many more learning from world famous directors including Hal Prince, Oscar Eustis, Rachel Rockwell, and Gabriel Barre. She is a member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA. www.JacquelynRitz.com
Charmaine Reed (Production Manager) was most recently SM for Foxfire at SRT/OTC and Man of La Mancha at OTC. She is also on the Production Team for The Roustabouts Theatre Company in their third season. Other credits include PSM for the Playwrights Project Young Playwright’s Festival 2017,2018 at The Old Globe Theatre. She has been SM for over 20 productions since 2013. Favorite credits include; Vanya and Masha and Sonia and Spike (SRT), Amazons and Their Men (Diversionary): Intern, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (The Old Globe Theatre). She has a Technical Theatre degree from Palomar College, a B.A. from CSUSM.
Alexis Ellis-Alvaraz (Stage Manager) is thrilled to be back in San Diego after spending a season as a Stage Management Apprentice at Portland Center Stage, where she worked on Native Gardens, Crossing Mnisose, Buyer and Cellar, A Christmas Memory/Winter Song, The Color Purple, and the JAW New Works Festival as a Production Assistant. Other credits include Antigone Project (Stage Manager) with Emerson Stage, Tartuffe (Production Assistant) with Huntington Theatre Company, and Animal Crackers (Production Assistant) with Cygnet Theatre.
Chloe Clark (Lighting Design) Chloe is finishing her studies at San Diego State University. Her previous design works
includes R+J, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Coyote on a Fence, and Anon(ymous) at SDSU. Along with that she has also designed recently with The Roustabouts Theatre Company Coronado Playhouse, and Playwrights Project. Chloe is extremely happy to
be working with Scripps Ranch Theatre. Chloe would also like to thank all those who have supported her since started to work in theatre.
David Huber (Dialect Coach) has been the Resident Voice Coach at The Old Globe since 2014 working on over 40 productions. He has also worked as a voice/dialect coach at La Jolla Playhouse and Diversionary Theatre. He has worked as an actor at The Old Globe, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Pittsburgh Playhouse, and many others. He coaches professionally, privately and teaches at local colleges/schools. David has a post-grad Voice Teaching Diploma from York University in Toronto and is a M.F.A. graduate of The Old Globe/USD Graduate Theatre Program.
Alyssa Kane (Scenic and Set Design) In Alyssa’s most recent projects with SRT she designed the set, dressing, and props for both Foxfire and Move Over Mrs. Markham. This winter she will be designing the set for Wally and His Lover Boys at Diversionary. Earlier this year she interned for Yoga Play at Moxie Theatre, and designed costumes for You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown at OB Playhouse. While typically behind the scenes, Alyssa is also a performer, costumer, and startup member in burlesque/variety troupe the Nude & Rude Revue, currently embarking on their second annual tour Guilty Pleasures in Southeast Alaska.
Dawn Fuller Korinek (Costumes) Dawn is returning to SRT after her last opportunity to costume She Loves Me. Other performances at SRT that she costumed were Fleming, For Better, and Out on a Limb 2017. For Oceanside Theater Company; Same Time Next Year and Red. Occasionally she has stepped in as prop mistress: Accomplice (SRT) and Red (OTC.) Dawn has procured and designed costumes for over 130 productions; consisting of a wide range of professional, academia and dance theater performances. Prior to becoming a costumer, she was a menswear designer. She is an alumna of FIT, NYC.
Ted Leib (Sound Design) credits include: Spelling Bee (Intrepid), One Flea Spare and Bug (Hunger Artists); Vanya and Sasha…, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, The Fantasticks, Good People, The Heir Apparent, The Liar, Five Course Love, Out on a Limb, Sleuth, Skin Deep, Murder at the Howard Johnson’s, Lettice and Lovage, Dancing Lessons and Foxfire (SRT); Picnic, Deathtrap, Red, Boeing, Boeing, The Boys Next Door, A Year With Frog and Toad, Lost in Yonkers, Barefoot in the Park, Jacob Marley’s Christmas, A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play, and Foxfire (OTC). Ted serves as Artistic Director for the Oceanside Theatre Company.
Rogelio Rosales (Set Construction) is very pleased to be working on his fifth show at Scripps Ranch Theatre. He built the sets for Foxfire, She Loves Me, Move Over, Mrs. Markham, Dancing Lessons, and Return Engagements. He looks forward to continuing his gratifying relationship with SRT.
Ruth Carlson Russell (Properties) has worked with SRT since 2007. Earlier this year she was Sami Hunt in the OOAL audience favorite The Hunt(s), stage manger for Move Over, Mrs. Markham and Daisy Lawrence in Return Engagements. SRT was Ruth’s first SoCal theatre home and she’s proud to be part of this beautiful production. Favorite credits: The Crucible (Abigail), Dracula (Lucy), The Seagull (Masha) and They’re Playing Our Song (SM). Ruth spends her free time landscaping and adventuring with her husband and sweet dog.