by Robin Hawdon
Directed by Jessica John
September 7* – October 7, 2012
Scripps Ranch Theatre is proud to open its 34th season with “Perfect Wedding,” a hilarious contemporary farce written by Robin Hawdon, best known for his production of “Don’t Dress for Dinner.” The show will be directed by Jessica John and stars Jon Sachs, Dana Hooley, Jake Rosko, Teri Brown, Danielle DeCarlo and Maelyn Gandola . The show opens Saturday, Sept. 8. There will be a preview performance Friday, Sept. 7. Shows run Fridays through Sundays through Oct. 7 at SRT’s Legler Benbough Theatre on the Alliant University campus.
*Preview Night: Friday, September 7, 2012
Opening Night: Saturday, September 8, 2012
* Preview Night: Special pricing
Daisy Talley (Production Manager) is excited to be producing her second show with SRT. Daisy earned her BA in Theatre from UNC-Wilmington, where she interned under Frank Capra Jr. at Screen Gems Studios. She has served as the project manager for Cirque Du Soliel’s mobile marketing tours, and has also headed up casting for Broadway’s Chicago street team. Daisy privately coaches aspiring youth in audition techniques, and recently became the Education Manager at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. She is excited to continue to grow with the artistic community in San Diego and sends a very special thank you to SSgt. Jordan Lewis for supporting her artistic endeavors.
Megan Ames (Stage Manager) is happy to be back with Scripps Ranch Theatre again where she previously stage managed California Suite. She is a recent graduate of San Diego State University where she received a BA in Design Technology for Theatre with an emphasis in stage management. Other SM/ASM credits include Zanna, Don’t! (SDSU), Dear Harvey (USD), Doubt (SDSU), Symphony of Clouds (SDSU), A Grand Night for Singing (SDSU), Miss Julie (NCR), and Killer Joe (Compass Theatre).
Melissa Coleman-Reed (Costume Design) Design credits include: California Suite (SRT); Deconstruction of a Drag Queen, Ragnarok, The Break-Up Break-Down (Circle Circle dot dot). Melissa also created makeup and blood effects for ion Theatre Company’s production of Angels in America. She was last seen onstage as Duke D’Lux in Deconstruction of a Drag Queen. Additional stage credits: The Break-up Break-Down (Circle Circle); As Much as You Can (Diversionary); U.S. Drag (ion Theatre); The Tempest and Moby Dick (Old Dominion University). Training includes SITI Company, Chekhov Studio International, and The Actor’s Temple. She is a company member of Circle Circle dot dot.
Jason Connors (Sound Design) is pleased to be working on his third show at SRT and to be this year’s resident sound designer. Other recent credits include: Much Ado About Nothing (NVA); It’s A Wonderful Life and Our Town (Cygnet); Bleeding Kansas (MOXIE); and As Much As You Can (Diversionary). He’s a proud Resident Artist at Cygnet who will next be seen as Sam the Sound Man in their live radio play version of A Christmas Carol.
Devin Morrow (Set Design/Technical Director) has been involved in many technical aspects of theater for the last nine years in local houses such as San Diego Repertory and the Old Globe Theatre, where she is primarily known for her skilled carpentry. She also served as TD for SRT’s productions of Almost, Maine and this past summer’s Out on a Limb project. Devin also has constructed many large-scale structures at the San Diego County Fair since 2008, including the O’Brian gate (main entrance) and other displays in the surrounding area.
Jay Newington (Set Design/Technical Director) is the owner and Creative Director for scene-one, a San Diego based Design/Fabrication studio specializing in large-scale, themed installations. His work has been enjoyed by over a million visitors each year at the San Diego County Fair since 2008. Jay also has done notable installations at LEGOLAND California, San Diego Museum of Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, and has worked as part of the scene shop staff at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre, as well as Technical Director and Scenic Designer for other theaters across California.
Aashish Rathi (Asst. Prod’n Mgr) is very excited and happy to be working on his first project with Scripps Ranch Theater. He has previously worked for an animation company where he was the branch manager. Aashish is a graduate of Poona University, India, where he received a Bachelor’s in Computer Science and also has a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Tabitha Wiebe (Lighting Design) This is Tabitha’s first production with SRT. She is a recent graduate of SDSU with a BA in Theatre Design and Technology. While at SDSU Tabitha designed shows such as Doubt and The Vagina Monologues, assisted on Little Women the Musical and Labyrinth of Desire, and was the master electrician on The Boyfriend and Eurydice. Tabitha currently works at the San Diego Rep as an electrician and is always on the lookout for chances to design.
Angelica Ynfante (Properties Mistress) is a Texas State University Graduate, with a BFA in theater. She has been working her way around the U.S., having worked in Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Vermont, New York, Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as in Cancun, Mexico, until finally she made it to sunny California where she is currently working in her third season as the props mistress with San Diego Repertory Theatre, and her second season with Moxie Theatre, where she is now the Technical Director. A Perfect Wedding is her fifth show with SRT and she looks forward to working the rest of the season with this great group of theater artists.