Program

  • A Killer Party

    Cast
    Varthur McArthur MATTHEW KADAM
    Justine Case EMILY TRUBEY
    George Murderer AIDAN LAMONT
    Shae Crescendo KYLE SIDDERS
    Lily Wright MADELINE ANNA
    Vivika Orsonwelles CASSIE CUTTING
    Joan McArthur GRACE GILBERT
    Clarke Staples HANNA STREET
    Ensemble LINDSEY BRUNELLE
    Ensemble EMILY KING
    Ensemble EMMA MOLLOY
    Ensemble MIKAYLA CATERINO
    Artistic/Production Team
    Producer PAUL MROCZKA
    Director FRAN PAGE
    Costume Designer IZZY STAFFORD
    Properties Master JILL MITCHELL
    Stage Manager GRACE KUDLA
    Assistant Stage Manager DYLAN SILCOX
    Post-Production Editor JILL MITCHELL

     

    Company Bios

    Matthew Kadam (Varthur MacArthur) is a senior Theatre Arts major with options in Acting and Theatrical Design/Technology. Recent credits include Lurch (Addams Family) and Mr. Webb (Our Town). He is excited and grateful for his last performance at PSU and looking forward to what the future will hold! 

     

     

    Emily Trubey (Justine Case) is thrilled to be appearing in her sixth main stage production here at Plymouth State University. Emily is a senior and majoring in music theatre performance. Past roles include, Sweet Charity (Carmen), Mary Poppins (Ensemble), Quilters (Jody), a choral presentation of West Side Story (Maria), The Addams Family (Grandma), 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Olive Ovstrovsky), and The Sister Act (Sister Mary Robert) this past October. She would like to thank her peers, faculty, and directing team for working extremely hard to make performance opportunities available to us during this difficult and uncertain time. It’s a great privilege to get the opportunity to work on something such as A Killer Party, which has been a challenging, fun, and brand-new experience for all. She hopes that anyone who tunes into this musical will enjoy its light heartedness and spunky music. Finally, she thanks her family and friends for their endless love and support, and thanks you for supporting the arts, especially during these difficult times. Enjoy the show! 

     

    Aidan Lamont (George Murderer) is proud to be working with Plymouth State Theatre again after having performed in Sister Act this past fall. Aidan has previously worked in several shows back in his home state of Rhode Island, namely in Woonsocket’s Stadium Theatre, for shows such as 13: The Musical (Archie), Bring It On (Twig), and Cranston’s Theatre 82’s production of Heather’s (Ram’s Dad). Aidan also studies as a Music Educator along with his primary voice part here at Plymouth State University and is a committed member of Plymouth State’s NAfME chapter. 

     

    Kyle Sidders (Shea Cresendo) is a sophomore Theatre Arts Major at Plymouth State University with an option in Music Theatre Performance and a minor in Standardized Patient Training. He has performed in musical theatre shows his whole life; however, this is his first-time doing a Zoom performance! He has enjoyed getting to play his absurdly dramatic character and discovering their unique sense of style. Kyle is thankful to be performing in the midst of COVID and hopes the show creates an engaging, hilarious distraction from the craziness of the world. 

     

    Madeline Anna (Lily Wright) is a sophmore Theatre Arts major with an option in Music Theatre Performance from Skaneateles, New York. She has previously performed in the Syracuse Area Music Awards, the Harriet Tubman Freedom Music Festival, the 2018 All-Eastern Honors Ensemble, Bronte at Northern Vermont University, and several of Skaneateles High School’s musical productions. She is thrilled to debut in her first PSU performance in A Killer Party and she wishes her talented cast and crew the best of luck. 

     

    Cassie Cutting (Vivika Orsonwelles) is a senior Theatre Arts major with options in Music Theatre Performance and Stage Management. Past roles include The Addams Family (Alice), Sister Act (Mother Superior,) Sweet Charity (U/S Charity, Betsy,) Quilters (Margaret,) Hairspray (LouAnn,) Into the Woods (The Baker’s Wife,) and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Sallie Brown.) She would like to thank her friends and family for the support they’ve given that has allowed her to be here doing what she loves. 

     

    Grace Gilbert (Joan McArthur) is thrilled to be a part of another cast with PSU Theatre! She is currently a sophomore Theatre Arts major with an option in Music Theatre Performance and a minor in Standardized Patient Training. Some of her favorite credits include Mary Lazarus (Sister Act in Concert), Smitty (How to Succeed in Business), Dolly Levi (Hello, Dolly!), Natalie Haller (All Shook Up) and Jo March (Little Women). 

     

    Teddy Wilkin (Cameron Mitchelljohn) is very excited to be in his second performance at Plymouth State University. Recently, he played Appa Ratchen in SilverStar Voyages. He is pursuing a degree in Theatre Arts with an option in Music Theatre and Performance at PSU.  

     

     

    Hanna Street (Clarke Staples) is thrilled to be performing in A Killer Party. Hanna is a junior Theatre Arts major with an option in Music Theatre Performance at Plymouth State University.  Recent credits include Michelle/Nun (Sister Act), Star-To-Be (Annie), and Adella (Little Mermaid).  Hanna is looking forward to her senior year and what the future holds for her performing arts career! “Enjoy the show!” 

     

    Christian Simpson (Jeremy Jordan) is a Junior Theatre Arts Major with options in both Musical Theatre Performance and Acting. For A Killer Party, Christian is taking on the role of real life Broadway star, Jeremy Jordan! This will be Christian’s 5th production and 2nd musical at Plymouth State, having performed notable roles as Mal Beineke in the Fall 2019 production of The Addams Family, and as Commander Mac in Plymouth States first filmed web-series endeavor, Silver Star Voyages. Christian is very excited to work with such a fun and talented cast and crew for A Killer Party and can’t wait for everyone to share a laugh, and possibly a dance break when they see this unique show for the first time. 

    Lindsey Brunelle (Ensemble) is a sophomore Theatre Arts Major at Plymouth State University with an option in Music Theatre Performance and a minor in Standardized Patient Training. She is very excited to be a part of such a fun and innovative show! Lindsey was most recently seen as Charles/King Lewis and Lady Anne in War of the Roses, Europa Inga in SilverStar Voyages and Sister Mary Patrick in Sister Act. She is very thankful for the opportunity to perform during these difficult times and appreciates the hard work and effort that of every member of the department in ensuring this production becomes a reality. Lindsey hopes that you enjoy the show, and with any luck, she will see you in the theater soon. 

    Emily King (Ensemble) is a sophomore Theatre Arts major with an option in Music Theatre Performance and a minor in Standardized Patient Training. Some of her past credits include Sister Act (Ensemble), Footloose (Vi Moore), The Music Man (Ethel Toffelmier), Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown), among many others. She is very excited to be able to work with such an amazing group of people in these strange times. 

     

    Emma Molloy (Ensemble) is a sophomore Theatre Arts major with an option in Music Theatre Performance. While this is her first time performing in a show at PSU, her past credits include Stage Managing both Sister Act and The War of the Roses: She-Wolves and Queens. When not at rehearsal or in class, you’ll find her creating chaos in the costume shop or attempting to pet every dog she finds around campus. She can’t wait to see what the rest of her time with the department holds and is excited to share this ridiculous piece of COVID-safe art with everyone! 

    Mikayla Caterino (Ensemble), a senior with options in Music Theatre Performance and Directing, is extremely excited to be a part of this virtual production. Some past credits include Mary Poppins in the musical Mary Poppins, Katherine in An Enemy of the People, and Morticia in The Addams Family Musical. She recently took a break from performing and directed two episodes for Plymouth State University’s original sci-fi series Silverstar Voyages. It has been intimidating but also highly enjoyable to explore this new performance format and she would like to thank everyone involved for creating this unique and fun experience. 

     

    Silver Center Staff 
    Director  STUART CROWELL 
    Business Coordinator  SUREYA ENNABE 
    Production Coordinator/House Manager  SUSANNE HASTINGS 

     

    Technical Director 

     

    BOB BREUMMER 

    Assistant Technical Director  HEATHER MANFREDI 
    Master Electrician  TYLER MCCARTHY

     

    Ushers 

    CAITLYN BUTTON
    BELLA KUHN
    TIFFANY LECLAIR
    PATRICK MIGNANELLI
    CASSIE PLOOF
    CHRISTIAN SIMPSON 
    GLORY TRELFA
    JESSIE TURNER  

     

    Production Staff 

     

    FAITH DAME
    BLAKE ELLIS
    CALEB DORGAN
    ANTHONY ELDRIDGE 
    JESSE FREDETTE
    ANDREW HOTHAM
    MATT KADAM
    RYAN KONRAD
    JIA-LIN KOH
    JILL MITCHELL
    BEN PYKE
    NATHANIEL REICH
    ANNA SKALA

     

    Costume Shop Manager/Resident Designer 

     

    DANEÉ GOSSELIN 

    Costume Technicians  MACKENZIE GOODWIN,
    GRACE KUDLA,
    JILL MITCHELL,
    EMMA MOLLOY,
    ETHAN THOMPSON

     

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