2017-2018 Mainstage Season Archives

The Curse of Frankenstein’s Castle

Written and directed by Joe Pauley
October 20 – November 4, 2017

What happens when you take the classic monster movie “Frankenstein” of the 1930’s and 1940’s and cross it with the comedy style of “Airplane,” Monty Python” and “The Three Stooges” and you get the brand new comedy “The Curse of Frankenstein’s Castle.” See the tortured Doctor Victor Frankenstein carry on his father’s dream of creating life from death, his fiancée the beautiful Elizabeth, the weird little hunchback, the famous monster hunter Van Helsing, the Police Chief Inspector Von Kraut, the mysterious gypsy Maleva, all of the strange and bizarre residents of the tiny German village of Frankenstein and of course the Monster in this brand new world, premiere of a new comedy “The Curse of Frankenstein’s Castle.”

Cast:

Miguel Rodriguez – Narrator
Trish Farber – Elizabeth’s Mother / Mother Focker / Lipp
Penni Willen – Helga
Joe Kirane – Ybor The Hunchback / Muckenfuss
Sasha Beers – Ball
Pam Yado – Maleva
Patrick Colliano – Burgermeister-Meisterburger / Driver’s Voice / Wanker’s Voice
Michael Juliano – Monster / Gustav
Will Chamblee – Peter
Brian McCreight – Doctor Van Helsing
Mary F. Jordan – Elizabeth
Dan Allmond – Victor Frankenstein / Dryer
Stephan Bielawski – Inspector Otto Von Kraut
Devany Green – Grizelda
Jessica Harrington – Pizza Delivery Person / Zombie

The Full Monty

Written by Terrence McNally
and Score by David Yazbek

Directed by Jim Russell
September 8 – October 1. 2017

Six unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, New York are miserable. They have no cash and no prospects. Meanwhile, they catch their wives and other women going crazy over male strippers. The six men then set out to make some quick cash showing off their “real man” bodies by becoming a team of male strippers. As the guys work through their fears, self-consciousness and anxieties they find strength as a group and overcome their inner demons.

Cast:

Ryan Bintz as Jerry Lukowski
Seth Black-Diamond as Nathan Lukowski
Ronni Moses as Pam Lukowski
Rokki James as Teddy Slaughter/Ensemble
Thomas Pahl as Dave Bukatinsky
Dawn Clark Dougherty as Georgie Bukatinsky
Michael Schreiner as Harold Nichols
Catherine Lee Harp as Vicki Nichols
Drew Eberhard as Malcolm MacGregor
MaryBeth Wells as Molly MacGregor/Ensemble
James Dillard as Ethan Girard
Topher Warren as Noah “Horse” T. Simmons
Ann Lehman as Jeanette Burmeister
Hippie Griswold as Buddy “Keno” Walsh
David Fraga / Michael Jeffery as Reg Willoughby
Chris McDermott as Gary Bonasorte/Ensemble
Michael Cauger as Tony Giordano/Minister/Ensemble
Belle Austin as Estelle Genovese
Megan Dart as Susan Hershey
MaryKay Cyrus as Dolores/Ensemble

A Christmas Carol
November 25-December 23, 2017

Written by Charles Dickens and
Adapted by Angel Borths

An adaptation of the story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey from an embittered, ungenerous creature into a giving, caring human being at the hands of three spirits, who, one Christmas Eve, show him what life means.

Cast:

Scrooge……………………….David Collins
Belle/Martha………………..Katie Homan
Bob Crachit…………………John Austin
Christmas Past…………..Emma Bintz
Christmas Present……..Christa Jerome
Colin/ Carouthers………..Lason Byrd
Dilbur/Mrs Fezziwig……..Trish Farber
Fan………………………………Mara Blander
Fred……………………………..Matt Melenas
Linda……………………………Mari Jo Giamporearo
Marley…………………………..Jeff Smith
Mr. Chumsworthy…………Abi Bais
Mrs Crachit…………………..Kelly Farnan
Mrs Upton…………………….Jeri Pawick
Old Joe/Mr Fezziwig…….. Brian McCreight
Peter/ Young Scrooge….Asher Austin
Sarah/Elizabeth……………Kyleigh Giamporearo
Tiny Tim……………………….Sophie Farnan
Urchin/Turkey Boy………..Caitlin Russo