Thank you to all who auditioned for OLT’s upcoming main stage production of “August: Osage County.” We were incredibly impressed by the talent on display and were blessed with the
Thank you to all who auditioned for OLT’s upcoming main stage production of “August: Osage County.” We were incredibly impressed by the talent on display and were blessed with the opportunity to select a top-notch cast. Congratulations to those cast!
VIOLET WESTON – Lou Ann Csaszar Salkin
BARBARA FORDHAM – Kristine Stringer
IVY WESTON – Penny Paul
KAREN WESTON – Rachel Persenaire
BILL FORDHAM – Mike Sockol
JEAN FORDHAM – Christine Bennett
MATTIE FAY AIKEN – Jo Ann Lamneck
CHARLIE AIKEN – John Fraissinet
LITTLE CHARLES AIKEN – Scott Baird
JOHNNA MONEVATA – Debra Carozza-Lynch
STEVE HEIDEBRECHT – Larry Kaiser
SHERIFF DEON GILBEAU – Geoffrey Waumans
BEVERLY WESTON – Tom Frascatore
Show your OLT pride – buy your very own OLT t-shirt today! Available for a limited time only for $15 a shirt. You won’t find this shirt in stores, so don’t wait to get yours! Place your order today by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Shirts will be available for pick up at the box office during performances of Avenue Q.
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Bad Idea Bear: Buy a whole case of t-shirts!
OLT Member: A case of t-shirts? No, I can’t get a whole case.
Bad Idea Bear: But you’re on a budget! You’re wasting money in the long run if you don’t buy in bulk!
Thank you to all who auditioned for our upcoming Reader’s Theatre production of the original musical “A Dream of Wings.”
Congratulations to those cast!
WILBUR WRIGHT – Tim Larsen
ORVILLE WRIGHT – Craig M. Tiede
BISHOP MILTON WRIGHT – Steven P. Taylor
KATHARINE WRIGHT – Megan Larsen
SUSAN WRIGHT/ADDIE – Evan T. Charpentier
CARRIE KAYLER/PAULINE – Marisa Cucuzza
OCTAVE CHANUTE – Brendan Joel Bartlett
ELIZABETH MAYFIELD/IRENE – Maggie Biedenkapp
CAPTAIN ISRAEL PERRY – Thomas Winkler
REVEREND DAVIS – J. Edmund Fond
BILL TATE/STAGE DIRECTIONS – Peter Helff
MISS FANNY – Sheryl Heffernan
TOM TATE – Maya Karp
WILLY TATE – Eric Parkin
A huge OLT welcome to our new Summer intern, Isabelle Siegel! For more information about the program and bios on our enthusiastic new intern, visit our Internships page.
PRINCETON – Anthony J. Bruno
KATE MONSTER – Katie Weigl
NICKY – Jacob R. Hines
ROD – Nick Wager
LUCY T. SLUT – Evan T. Charpentier
GARY COLEMAN – Tiffany Terrell
CHRISTMAS EVE – Remina Nishida
BRIAN – James Russo
TREKKIE MONSTER – Michael Verdi
BAD IDEA BEAR #1 – Will A. Sandoval
BAD IDEA BEAR #2 – Toni Braun
MRS. THISTLETWAT – Kimberly Griffin
PUPPET ENSEMBLE – Maggie Biedenkapp, Anna Lovallo, Noa Avital, Anthony Capuano
Old Library Theatre is seeking submissions from individuals interested in directing a show during our upcoming 2015 season. Candidates must complete the Director Submission Form by July 1. There are seven performance slots available – so submit your proposals today!
Many thanks to all who auditioned for our upcoming production of The 3rd Annual One Act Play Festival. Read on to see who was cast! For performance information, show dates, or tickets, visit our Special Events page.
GRACE – Lisa Dascoli
MIRANDA – Mary L. Laido
Frogs, Monkeys and Bears, Oh My!
GRAMS – Erica Kresch
MEGAN – Maya Karp
WILL – Frank Borrelli
BRUCE – Everett “E.C.” Winkler
SHELLY – Kristen Taylor Gassler
ED – Andy Calderone
RAY – Eric Parkin
MIKE – Brian Mulligan
BOB – Rene Dussault
Biff and Blanche
BIFF – Erik O’Connell
BLANCHE – Leah Beekman
Jack and Jill Went Up the Hill to Get A Shot of Whiskey
JACK – Dan Conrad
JILL – Jeanine Conrad
Birds of Desire
SYLVESTER – Iggy Velez
ANGELICA – Vanessa Keen
CHARLES – Ernest P. Revell
JACK – Josh Miller
JEAN-PAUL – Jonathan McDevitt
Thank you to everyone who submitted their original work for OLT’s Third Annual One Act Play Festival. We received more than fifty total submissions and were very impressed by what we read! Though the final decisions were difficult, we’re pleased to announce our selections for this year’s festival:
Written by Michael Edan
Directed by Marilyn Schilkie
Two women who suffered through the same tragedy reconnect a year later.
Written and Directed by Rachel Lichter
A grandmother struggles to explain “the birds and the bees” to her tween granddaughter.
Written and Directed by Will A. Sandoval
A young med student takes a job as a newspaper carrier to earn some extra cash.
Written by John Twomey
Directed by Michael Sheehan, Jr.
Two actors, en route to an audition, meet while awaiting a taxi.
Written and Directed by Rachel Lichter
Jack and Jill meet at a bar. But what comes tumbling after?
Written by Jonathan McDevitt
Directed by Gregory Liosi
A suave socialite discovers his lover is married to a man most fowl.
Performances will be held May 23-26, 2014 at the George Frey Center for Performing Arts at the Fair Lawn Recreation Center in Fair Lawn, NJ – Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm and Sunday at 2:00pm.
Many thanks to the incredibly talent youth who auditioned for our upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz. Read on to see who was cast! For performance information, show dates, or tickets, visit our Youth Programs page.
DOROTHY GALE – Chloe Hoban
TOTO – Angus
SCARECROW – Katie Bennorth
TIN MAN – Will Flamm
COWARDLY LION – Michael Ricciardi
WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST- Jessica Scheeler
GLINDA THE GOOD WITCH – Alexandria Pagan
WIZARD OF OZ/JITTERBUG/OZIAN/TREE – Jack McAvoy
AUNTIE EM/JITTERBUG/OZIAN/TREE/WINKIE – Ellie Anderson
UNCLE HENRY/HEAD WINKIE/OZIAN – Joshua Hanstein
ALMIRA GULCH/JITTERBUG/CROW/WINKIE – Cassidy DeMona
MARVEL/GUARD/JITTERBUG – Clyde Dee Drew
DOORMAN/JITTERBUG/OZIAN/CROW – Annika Wilber
NIKKO/MUNCHKIN/OZIAN – Kyle Wilber
CROW/OZIAN/WINKIE – Brianna Montero
MAYOR/MONKEY/POPPY – Will Anderson
BARRISTER/MONKEY/POPPY – Jordan Hanstein
OZIAN/MUNCHKIN/WINKIE/TREE – Corinne Minunni
OZIAN/CROW/MUNCHKIN/JITTERBUG – Mia Farinella
CORONER/OZIAN/WINKIE – Julie Rocklein
MUNCHKIN/MONKEY/POPPY – Sofia Hernandez
MUNCHKIN/MONKEY/POPPY – David Hernandez
MUNCHKIN/MONKEY/POPPY – Julia Maimone
OLT is proud to announce our four Main Stage Productions and a Special Event Production for the 2014 Season: The Vagina Monologues, Gypsy, Avenue Q, August: Osage County, Meet Me In St. Louis.
Visit our Main Stage Productions and Special Events pages for performance dates, show synopses, production staff, and information on purchasing Season Subscriptions and individual performance tickets!
Check back for more information on additional Special Events, Reader’s Theatre Productions, and Youth Programs as they are added for 2014.
Support OLT, give your business exposure, or send well-wishes to cast members by purchasing advertisement space in a playbill! We offer several size and price options. Visit our Support OLT page for more information on purchasing an ad.
Nominations for the NJACT Perry Awards have been announced! Congratulations to Craig Tiede, Peg Peet, Will Sandoval, Linda Weilkotz, Rachel Lichter, Marilyn Schilkie, Brendan Joel Bartlett, Bill Kaufman, Victoria Z. Daly, Irene L. Pynn, Philip Kaplan, Brett Hursey, Paul Aeillo, and Joseph Schreck Jr. for recognition of their achievements! For a list of current and past honors, visit our Awards and Nominations page.
Results are in from our anonymous brand identity and satisfaction survey! To see how we did, visit our Community Outreach page. Thank you for your time, thoughtful feedback, and continued support of Old Library Theatre!