Part of the SoHo Playhouse – Lighthouse Series
Writer & Director  –
Sean Pollock
Photos – Dan Wright

CREATIVE PRODUCER & DRAMATURG – ALEXA POWELL

Movement & Intimacy Coach – Caiti Lattimer

Music Director – Colston Rienhoff

Scenic & Props Designer – Hannah Tarr

Lighting Designer –Thomas J. Donohoe II
Sound Designer – Noah Green
Sound Designer – Noah Green

Costume Designer – Kirsten Saminich
Assistant Costume & Props Designer – Alexandra Endres

Stage Manager – Carly Gilmore

 

A new one-act play centering a blossoming gay high school romance in the height of the AIDS cristis in the late 80s. Lovingly inspired by and transformed from the cult classic “D*nnie D*rko”.

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Off-Broadway

Composer & Writer  – Collin Hendley
Photos –  Hannah Grace Laughlin

Executive Producers –
Collin Hendley, Caroline Legget
PRODUCERS – ALEXA POWELL, 
Hannah Grace Laughlin

Director – Caroline Leggett

Choreographer – Emma Ruth Matthews

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – ALEXA POWELL

Scenic Designer – Hannah Tarr

Lighting Designer – Sam Weiser (Off-Broadway)

Stage Manager – Tori Moss

Assistant Stage Manager – Marcus Cruz-Santiago

 

An autobiography honoring the playwright’s grandmother, “Brighter Than the Sun” serves as a vessel for healing, mourning, growth, and reflection on those individuals in our lives who lived modestly and beautifully, but whose stories may fade with time. This expanded production after the New York Theater Festival production included new material such as Myrtice’s “Story of A Girl” and Howard’s heart-wrenching “For Sis”.

Composer & Writer  Collin Hendley
PHOTOS – ALEXA POWELL
Executive Producers –
Collin Hendley, Caroline Legget
PRODUCERS – ALEXA POWELL, 
Hannah Grace Laughlin

Director – Caroline Leggett

Choreographer – Emma Ruth Matthews

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – ALEXA POWELL

Lighting Designer – Izzie Cava (Festival)

Stage Manager – Tori Moss

Assistant Stage Manager – Marcus Cruz-Santiago

 

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An autobiography honoring the playwright’s grandmother, “Brighter Than the Sun” serves as a vessel for healing, mourning, growth, and reflection on those individuals in our lives who lived modestly and beautifully, but whose stories may fade with time.
*Amber Mawande-Spytek as Sis Young

Music – John Kander
Lyrics – Fred Ebb, John Kander, Rupert Holmes

Book – Rupert Holmes
Photos – Ron Heerkins Jr.

Director/Choreographer – Kurt Domoney

Music Director – Sarah Pool Wilhelm

Scenic Designer – Vince Salpietro

Costume Designer – Yuanting Zhao

Lighting Designer – José Santiago

Sound Designer – Bob Puff

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – ALEXA POWELL

Assistant Choreographer – Connor Barton

Assistant Music Director – Max Ruscio

Fight/Intimacy Choreographer – Trey Compton

Stage Manager – Grace DiMatteo

Assistant Stage Manager – Stephanie Frost

Assistant Stage Manager – Nora Savage

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Music & Lyrics – Meredith Stepien & Mark Swiderski
Book – Nick Lang, Matt Lang, & Brian Holden
Arrangements – Clark Baxtresser & Pierce Siebers
Photos – Alley Babcock
 
DIRECTOR – ALEXA POWELL
Music Director – Max Ruscio
Assistant Director – Connor Barton
Costume Designer – Ilianna Cohen
Costume Designer – Andrew Wicklum
Lighting Designer – Orion Huff
Choreographer – Austin Sykes
Asst. Choreographer – Devin Leonard
Production Stage Manager – Grace DiMatteo
Assistant Stage Manager – Meg Lawton
Assistant Stage Manager – Nora Savage
Head Electrician – Sam Burkivich
Technical Director – Caldwell Lowell
Faculty Advisor – Christine O’Grady Roberts