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Joie Beckwith (Alexis) has helped out backstage in a few Valley Rep shows, and loves doing her school’s spring musical. Joie is so happy to be able to be on stage with this cast, and hopes the audience will see the love put into this show. Joie’s favorite holiday is Halloween, because making a costume and wearing it is always the best project of the year.
Jason Black (Carl) is happy to play the ex-husband in this show since he has plenty of experience with this role. Jason would like to thank his partner Tonya for helping him to memorize his lines! Jason’s favorite holiday is the one where we eat too much.
Lisa Eaton (Francine) has worked with Valley Rep since 2001 as an actor, director & stage manager, and also served on the Executive Board for several seasons as Artistic Director. Lisa is excited to be given the chance to bring Francine to life. She would like to thank her husband, Rick, for both his support and for not being afraid of her ‘process’. Lisa dedicates her performance with much love to her Mom & Dad, who are watching from the “balcony seats”. Lisa’s favorite holiday has always been Christmas, because it’s the only time the whole family is together and she enjoys all the holiday baking.
Sydney Hamre (Stage Manager) started helping backstage with the Enfield Lamplighters at EHS, and she is so glad to be able to continue with Valley Rep. She thanks her family and friends for all continuing to support her love of theatre, and she is glad to have met and worked with so many other theatre lovers. Between the cocoa, movies, snow, and decorations, Christmas has always been Sydney’s favorite holiday (though the intense game of scrabble that comes with every holiday is an added bonus).
Brandon Hosig (Walter/Asst. Stage Manager) has acted previously with the Valley Repertory Company, appearing in “The Witch in 204”. Brandon was also the stage manager for the two one act shows “The Death of Me” and “My Narrator”. Whether he is on or off stage, being a part of Valley Rep has been a truly rewarding experience for Brandon. Halloween is Brandon’s favorite Holiday because he enjoys spooky yet fun nature of the holiday; and eating a bunch of candy.
Joel Ketchale (Hank) This is Joel’s first on stage endeavor after assisting back stage with several Enfield Lamplighters productions. Joel would like to thank his daughters Lucie and Haleigh for their love and support. Joel’s favorite holiday is Christmas, because the world just seems to fill with love for a day.
Jill Liddell (Costumes) Jill designed the costumes for 13 years for the Enfield Lamplighters shows and this is her sixth show with Valley Rep Co. She would like to thank her long suffering husband Bobby for his love and patience during show season. Thanksgiving is her favorite holiday because it’s a medley of close family and good food.
Jordan Liddell (Tech Director/Props) has been involved in several shows for Valley Rep and her favorite part is the laughter of an audience. Jordan wants to thank her dad for supporting her and her mom through the long hours and endless talking about the show, and she loved working with her mom behind the scenes for the first time in a long time. Jordan loves Halloween because she loves to do special effects make-up, which lets her make things as cute (or gruesome) as she wants!
Steph MacGillivary (Gertrude) Has been involved in community theater for several years now, and it has been an absolute joy to be a part of this vibrant and creative community. Her favorite productions with VRC include Unexpected Guest, Bedtime Stories, and Little Old Ladies in tennis shoes. She was honored to be involved in workshopping Gert, and is thrilled to be able to bring her to the stage. She wishes to thank Bailly and her fellow ensemble members for helping get her back up on stage after a long break. She also wants to thank her dad, sisters Erin and Heather, her brother-in-law Jeremy, and her husband Ryan for all of your support. Her performance this evening is in honor of her mom, Gail Maloney, who they lost in January of 2022. Gail loved theater and seeing VRC shows. Love and miss you every day.
Jennifer Madison (Shelley) This is Jennifer’s first time on stage since she graduated college (nearly a quarter-century ago!) and she is overjoyed to be on stage again! She is grateful to her family for all their help practicing lines and building the set… and warns them to be prepared for theatre to be a more regular part of life! Jennifer’s favorite holiday is a toss-up between Christmas and Thanksmas (which itself is a family tradition blend of Thanksgiving and Christmas), when she gets to spend extra time with family, listen to music imbued with years of memories, eat yummy food, and enjoy love and laughter with loved ones!
Andy Neild (Ben) has been in several VRC shows, but his most memorable role was of Spike in “Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike.” Andy would like to thank his fiancé, James and his cat, Kiggy for being his biggest supporters and a special shoutout to Auntie Lisa for keeping him sane. Andy’s favorite holiday is Christmas because it’s all about faith, family, and food and those are the only f’s he gives.