Sunset Park

Sunset Park
by Marley Sims & Elliot Shoenman

March 21 – April 19, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 2 PM

Evelyn and Rose are lifelong friends as only two 70-ish women in the same building in Brooklyn can be, when trouble appears, and the kids are no help. Come have a cup of coffee with the “girls” and stay a while. We’ll find some rugelach and talk about our thankless children.

“Deeply moving, comical” – Variety

• Cast   • Production Staff


Brenda Adelman (Carol) is excited to be part of this stellar production. She has performed her critically acclaimed one-woman show, My Brooklyn Hamlet (based on her life story) for audiences worldwide, most notably: In London, at The Leeds International Jewish Theatre Festival; at the Until the Violence Stops Festival, NYC; The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (Best of the Fest); at The Marsh, San Francisco; and for audiences as diverse as women prisoners, the US military, domestic violence trainings and for youth-at-risk. She is also a speaker and life coach focusing on the power of forgiveness. More info:

Carm Greco (Evelyn) is honored to be making her SRT debut with this stellar cast and crew. Carm was last seen in Other Desert Cities (Patio Playhouse, Best Supporting Actress). She also appeared in A Bench in the Sun (Broadway Vista), Love, Sex and the I.R.S. (Mira Mesa Theatre Guild), and in various productions in New Playwrights Festivals (North Park Vaudeville). Heartfelt thanks to Eric Poppick, family and friends for continued support. Dedicated to the memory of my Mom, a proud Shabbos goy.

David Ryan Gutierrez (Benny) is thrilled to be making his SRT debut here in Sunset Park! Having last appeared locally in PowPAC’s production of I Do, I Do, I Do!, Dave also has enjoyed success as a screenwriter. He placed in the top 10% at Austin Film Festival’s teleplay competition, and in the top 5% at Warner Bros. Television Writers Workshop. He also wrote the winning film for the San Diego 48-Hour Film Project in 2011. He is next producing a web series he wrote and will star in this summer. Dave thanks all of his family and friends for their overwhelming support and encouragement.

Haig Koshkarian (Abe) was last seen at SRT as Leo (and Elvis!) in Holiday Spirits. After not appearing on stage since his college days, he returned to acting eight years ago. Since then he has appeared at a number of San Diego theaters including Sixth at Penn/Compass Theatre, PowPAC, North Coast Rep, Community Actors Theatre, Mira Mesa Theatre Guild, and North Park Vaudeville, as well as SRT. Favorite roles include Joe Keller in All My Sons and Walter in Becky’s New Car.

Charles Peters (Roger) is thrilled to be back in his fifth production at SRT. Some other San Diego credits: Heddatron (ion theatre), Pleasure And Pain (Cygnet Theatre); Curse Of The Starving Class(Triad Productions); Absurd Person Singular, Social Security, On Air (Scripps Ranch Theatre); Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure(Coronado Playhouse) (Aubrey Award);Elsewhere:Triple Espresso(national tour); The Madwoman Of Chaillot (Stage West); The Taming Of The Shrew (Texas Shakespeare Festival). A big thank you to Eric and the talented cast and crew, and love to Jenn and Harvey for their support.

Connie Terwilliger (Rose) was last seen on stage at SRT playing the role of another grandmother (Emma in Over the River and Through the Woods), also directed by Eric Poppick. Think back and you also may remember her here as Kate in Sylvia and Steffi in I Ought to be in Pictures. She had the pleasure of performing as Louise Simpson in Steve Oberman’s original and interactive comedy Vanished at Swedenborg Hall, and has also been in several shows at PowPac, Lamplighter’s and OnStage. Connie is a full-time voiceover talent ( and teaches a voice-acting class at City College.

Kristin Woodburn (Young Evelyn) is thrilled to be making her debut with SRT! Previously in San Diego: Miss Firecracker Contest, Wait Until Dark, Much Ado About Nothing, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (NVA); Leading Ladies (Moonlight). NYC: Titus Andronicus, Plan Nine from Outer Space, Wars of the Roses (the 8-play Shakespearean History Cycle), Edward II, Airport Hilton (originating the role of Connie) and The Memory of Water. Regional Credits: Romeo and Juliet (Southwest Shakespeare Company) Film: Lifetime MOW A Long Way Home, Hell on Earth, The Wicked. Kristin holds a BFA from the University of Arizona. Love to JBW.


Production Staff

Eric Poppick (Director) moved to San Diego in 2006 after spending 30 years in Los Angeles working as an actor and director for stage, television and film. His directing credits include Play it Again, Sam, Over the River and Through the Woods, and a feminine ending (SRT), Ripples from Walden Pond (Cygnet Theatre – world premiere), and W.C. Fields by Himself! (North Coast Rep. – world premiere). He has acted at many theatres throughout San Diego, including ion, AVO, Intrepid Shakespeare Company, New Village Arts, Cygnet, North Coast Rep., Lyceum and SRT. Film and TV roles include Basic Instinct, Single White Female, Seinfeld, Columbo, Curb Your Enthusiasm, NYPD Blue, L.A. Law,The Young and The Restless. Eric has a BFA in Acting from Boston University and an MA in Directing from The State University of New York.

Barbara Barber (Production Manager) is pleased to be producing again for SRT and working with such a talented and dedicated cast and crew. This is her 12th season with SRT, having first helped with the set-strike for Once Upon a Mattress, then as a set-construction volunteer, and finally producing her first play, Scapino, in 2005. Working with SRT has been a very rewarding experience for Barbara.

Laura Scott Ferro (Assistant Production Manager) is a brand new arrival on the SD theatre scene, having spent the better part of the last decade performing in, producing and directing numerous stage productions in Washington DC and environs. She also has appeared on TV, especially on I.D. Channel, where she has been both a murder victim and a suspect. Exhausted from the cross-country move, Laura decided it would be a good idea to “relax” and meet new friends by helping out behind the scenes, which is working out quite well thanks to the great folks here at SRT!

Elise Meehan (Stage Manager) is so excited to be stage managing again at SRT. She has her BA in Theatre Stage Management from UCSD and is getting ready to pursue her MFA in Child Development Theatre. Previous credits include Absurd Person Singular, The Dining Room, Holiday Spirits and Over the River and Through the Woods (SRT), 14 summer seasons of Moonlight Stage Productions, and technical work at Medieval Times, LEGOLAND and Disneyland. Thank you Allan, Jill. Eric, Kelsey and the Cast for your awesomeness, my family for their support and Robby for all your daily love.

Kelsey Dahlke (Assistant Stage Manager) is happy to be returning to SRT. She has a B.A. in Drama from Texas Woman’s University and has worked at Casa Manana in Fort Worth, TX. She also has worked in various theatres around Texas and hopes to continue her love for the arts in San Diego. She wants to thank her loving husband and her wonderful parents for all their support.

Andy Scrimger (Set Design and Construction) has worked on several SRT productions, including An Inspector Calls, Moonlight and Magnolias, The Gift Teller, Postmortem, Absurd Person Singular and Tribute. He has done projects all over the West Coast, including the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. Most recently, he also has worked for Cygnet Theatre and The Old Globe. Andy 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. He is focused on using environmentally conscious materials and processes.

Michael Barahura (Lighting Design) SRT: The Liar. Other recent credits: Avenue Q (Coronado Playhouse); The Back Room Burlesque, A Night in the Ukraine (BS Productions); The Gin Game, The Imaginary Invalid, Foggerty’s Fairy (Talent to aMuse); The Gin Game [Aldea Award], The Violet Hour (OnStage Playhouse); Pippin (Pickwick Players); The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, James and the Giant Peach, Into the Woods, Metamorphoses, Urinetown, The Crucible, Zanna Don’t!, Lucky Stiff, Ragtime, Dames at Sea, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern…;Chicago, Chorus Line, Romeo and Juliet (San Diego Junior Theatre).

Kristin McReddie (Costume Design), an SDSU graduate with a B.A. in Theater Arts, is excited to be working with SRT! Recent accomplishments include: 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); Rent (California Youth Conservatory); and Vanished (A.D. Productions). Kristin thanks her family, friends, Collin, Circle Circle dot dot, Roar Theatre, and everyone who’s provided their love and support while she pursues her dreams.

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 is also the Technical Director with Moxie Theatre.

Steve Murdock (Sound Design) has worked as sound designer for many SRT productions, including Chapter Two, Not Now Darling, Painting Churches, Crimes of the Heart, Rounding Third, How the Other Half Loves, Almost, Maine, Postmortem and Tribute. He recently directed The Gin Game at the 10th Avenue Arts Center and earlier this fall appeared in God of Carnage at OnStage Playhouse. He is thrilled for the opportunity to contribute to Sunset Park, another exciting production in SRT’s long tradition of excellent theater.