Samm Johnson

Samm is a sophomore theatre tech and design major and would like to thank her fiancé for his continued support of her love for the arts

Justin McCarthy, Conductor

Justin McCarthy, conductor, currently serves as Coordinator of Collaborative Piano in the Department of Music, Theatre, & Dance. His recent productions have included Into the Woods, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Wedding Singer, Urinetown, Jacques Brel, Sister Act, Little Women, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, and Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld. Justin is currently the Music Director and Organist at St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Bedford, NH.  Justin also serves as pianist for the Nashua Choral Society and maintains an active teaching studio at the Manchester Community Music School.    

Calle Marion Bisaillon

Calle (she/they) is a Senior Theatrical student with majors in Acting and Tech/Design and a minor in Film Studies. She is excited to continue her hair, makeup, and wardrobe work at Plymouth. Previously at PSU, she has done Hair & Makeup design and application for Urinetown and Silent Sky, and has run wardrobe for both Little Women and Into the Woods. She would like to thank her friends and family for all the support over the years!

Nate LaPorte

Nate LaPorte is a second semester Acting major and couldn’t be more excited for his first role in a PSU production. Nate has been acting for 7 years and some of his favorite past roles include Professor Plum in Clue, Laurie Laurence in Little Women, and Edgar Allen Poe in Nightfall. Nate is incredibly thankful for all of his cast mates who helped him in his first ever musical production; and especially for his family and close friends and everything they’ve done for him. Enjoy the show y’all!

Haley Serafine

Haley Serafine is a sophomore Marketing major with a Theatre minor.  She is ecstatic to be performing in this production of Godspell, her second production at PSU! Some of her favorite past roles include The Little Mermaid jr. (Ursula), Urinetown (Little Sally), and Our Town (Emily). She would like to thank her parents for always being so supportive. She would also like to thank the cast and crew for their incredible work on this production. She hopes you enjoy the show.

Alissa Cutting

Alissa is a sophomore Music Theatre Performance major and is thrilled to perform in her second PSU production! Some of her favorite previous rolls include Ariel in The Little Mermaid Jr, Hope in Urinetown, and Young Alice in Bright Star. She would like to thank her parents and her older sister for always supporting her through her artistic journey, and she hopes you enjoy the show!

Jacob Hepburn

Jacob is a sophomore musical theater major and is so excited to be on stage here at Plymouth State bringing you Godspell.  Jacob’s past acknowledgments include Officer Barrel in PSU’s Urinetown and of course the Birds in PSU’s Into the Woods. He would like to thank everyone at Theatre Up, and his mother who has taught him so much. He is so excited for you to be a part of this show and hopes you enjoy PSU’s production of Godspell.

Joie Lynch

Joie Lynch is a second year Theatre Major with an emphasis on Musical Theatre. She is very enthusiastic to be apart of the cast for Once Upon a Mattress. Past performances have included: The Wizard of Oz (Wicked Witch of the West), The Sound of Music (Brigitta Von Trapp), Godspell (Day by Day soloist), and more. Before starting school here, she attended cosmetology school and received her license. She’d like to thank all of the phenomenal staff of Silver, as well as her wonderful family and friends who have made her journey possible.

Alicia Edgar

Alicia Edgar is a choreographer with 10 years of experience working with theatres all across New Hampshire.  Some of her favorite shows to work on include Carrie, A Chorus Line, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Lion King Jr, and Hairspray.  She also teaches dance at Lakes Region Dance in Meredith, where she works with students of all ages and choreographs for the competition team.  When she’s not teaching, she is an avid performer herself.  Some of her theatrical highlights include Twelfth Night, The Addams Family, Evita, Cats, and The Little Mermaid.  

Kayla Orthman

Kayla is a senior English education major with a minor in theatre from Epping, NH. In her time at PSU, she’s worked on Little Women (Spring ’21), Into the Woods (Fall ’22), and Urinetown (Spring ’22). She is also a member of PlymProv. She is so excited to be stage manager for Godspell. She would like to thank everyone who was involved in the production, as well as her friends and family. Enjoy the show!

Matt Kizer

Matt Kizer has been the resident designer for Plymouth State since 1996. He has presented workshops on projections for performance nationally and internationally, including the Prague Quadrennial, the National Opera Association in New York, and The Cyprus Theatre Organization in Nicosia.  His work has been presented at the Kennedy  Center in D.C., and with A-Fortiorni dance company in Germany.    He designed for two years with Operafestival Di Roma in Italy with the Orchestra Sinfonica dell’ International Chamber Ensemble at Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza in central Rome.  His projection media and virtual education tools for theatre are used by institutions around the world.  In 2019, his work was included on behalf of the United States at the The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space both in exhibition and performance.  He has a B.A. from Purdue University, and an M.F.A. from The Ohio State University.