by EJ Reyes and Thomas Sheehan


JULES AARON - DIRECTOR

Jules Aaron is the recipient of eighteen Drama-Logue awards, three Backstage awards, one LADS award for direction, and three Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle nominations for directing, winning for his production of EQUUS. He has directed more than 200 productions for stage and television and works frequently at the Public Theatre in New York, Actor's Theatre of Louisville, South Coast Repertory, International City Theatre, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Philadelphia Theatre Company and La Mirada Theatre of the Performing Arts.

Aaron has directed Bruce Davison, Julianne Moore, Billy Zane, David Birney, Joan Van Ark, Carrie Snodgrass, Allison Eastwood, John Vickery, Jane Carr, Ralph White, Marian Mercer and Mercedes Ruehl, among others.

He most recently directed A.R. Gurney's FAR EAST at Laguna Playhouse, TRIUMPH OF LOVE at International City Theatre, INTO THE WOODS at Performance Riverside, the premiere of Joel Hirschorn's MUSICAL CHAIRS at the El Portal and CHARLIE'S AUNT at Theatre Works.

He headed the M.F.A. directing program at California Institute of the Arts for seventeen years. Aaron was the producer of TONIGHT'S UNLIKELY PROGRAMS for CBS and served as Artistic Director of Grove Shakespeare Festival and for MGR Productions.

 

OPEN STAGE THEATRE

Denise Burson Freestone, Producer
Wendell Frey, Music Director
Scott Wright, Choreographer
John Lueck, Vocal Coach/Chorus Master
Joy Vernon, Assistant Director/Stage Manager
Scenic Design by Randy Whitcomb and AnnMarie Arbo
Costume Design by Lee Hodgson, Assisted by Rebecca Spafford
Lighting Design by Dennis Madigan
Set Decoration and Properties Design by Erin Quinn
Hair Design by Michelle Bizzel
Make-Up Design by Sally DeWitt Killough

 

PRODUCTION STAFF


Master Carpenter - Randy Whitcomb
Scenic Painter - AnnMarie Arbo
Carpenters - Brandon Ingold, Jennifer Hardgrave,
Morgan Taylor, Nathan Whitcomb
Costume Cutter - Lee Hodgson
Head Seamstress - Rebecca Spafford
Seamstresses - Ronnie Chamberlain, Shirley Christian,
Billie Kay Gross, Heather Gross, Wanda Hodgson,
Duana Hutchinson, Becky Parks, Nadine Sheafor, Pam Short
Properties - Crew Marlin May, Sally Thoms
Master Electrician - Dennis Madigan
Sound Engineer - Sam Bizzell
Graphic Artist/Program Design - Raymond Moreno
Advertising Sales - Lynne Ward
Publicists - Joy Vernon, Denise Freestone
Company Photographers - Joe Coca, Mary Pridgen (Bare Bones Photography)
Rehearsal Accompanist - Wendell Frey
2nd Assistant Directors - Jake Theisen, Lindsay Jandrain
Assistant Stage Manager - Jake Theisen
Stagehands - Brandon Ingold, Lindsay Jandrain
Board Operator - Trish Edwards
Hair Stylist - Michelle Bizzell
Make-Up Crew - Sally Killough, Sydney Parks
Wardrobe Mistress - Rebecca Spafford

 
"The moment the image was in my head the canvas wanted it."
 
   

 

 

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