Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea
Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea
By Julia Izumi
Directed By Francesca Montanile Lyons
Audrey Johnson (Rain Cloud)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theater major and a professional teaching artist here in Philly. Some of her past credits include: Johanna (Sweeney Todd), Martha (Heathers), Powell (Men on Boats), and Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins). Audrey extends her thanks to the cast, crew, creative team and audience! And for crying out CLOUD, enjoy the show!
Stevie Smith Iannettoni (Bessie)(they/she) is a Sophomore at UArts and this is their second in person show at the university. This role is so exciting for Stevie as they are an AVID cow lover. This is also their first time taking on a Fairy Tale role so they only hope to tickle the inner child of everybody with this magical and whimsical character. Stevie has been in shows including, but not limited to, The Little Mermaid, Buried by Hallie Malina, Harvey by Henry Koster and The Taming of The Shrew. That is an extremely random list of shows she has been in but interesting nonetheless. Now enjoy this amazingly magical and charismatic cast and this production of “Sometimes The Rain, Sometimes The Sea.”
Daniel Burgess (Ralmond)(he/him) is a Senior Acting major. Some productions you might have seen him in person for are Click, Pippin, Summer of 69’. He gives special thanks to his cast and director and for anyone from home who’s able to make it out to the show! #NOVA #OK
Jameka Wilson (Midi)(she/her) is a Junior Acting major. Past UArts credits include I Want A Country, All That's Left, Expanding Universe, and Liar on the Starship Limpidius. She would like to thank her friends and family for their continued support, she wouldn't be here without them.
Benny Valencia (Edvard)(he/him) is a Senior Acting major. Past credentials include background in Photography/Filmmaking. Creating portraits for fashion brands, album covers, and actor headshots. Acting credentials include Hamlet, Bye Bye Birdie, and several other independent student films
Jackie Marino-Thomas (Ina/Jette)(she/they) is a Senior Acting major with University of the Arts. Past UArts credits include I Want a Country and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Additionally, during the summer of 2021, Jackie was a part of the Provincetown Theater's production of The Cake. When she's not involved with theater, she loves to take care of her gecko and play the sims. She would like to thank her family and friends for the endless support.
Charlie Nicolini (Dolan)(he/him) is a Junior Acting major here at University of the Arts. His past UArts credits include Overgrown: A Musical FMV, and Buried. Much love to Dad, Grandma, Mom, Erin, and Suslow.
Katie Loftus (Little One)(she/they) is a Senior Acting major and Creative Writing minor. Past UArts credits include Don’t Stop Me and Pop! Film work includes: By Deception, Missing Him, and Maybe Tomorrow. Endless thanks to the cast, production team, family and friends for the love and support.
Francesca Montanile Lyons (Director)(she/her) is a Philadelphia-based director and multi-disciplinary artist. Credits include creating/directing Dear Diary LOL (PHL FringeArts & New Ohio), directing Legal Tender (PHL FringeFest & AntFest), All 100 Fires by Donna Oblongata, Fourth Quarter (FPA Fest), and Rough & Tumble (SolowFest), animator & collaborator of Art House #7 (Theatre Horizon), and performing/co-creating Girl Poop (ongoing). MFA in Devised Performance from UArts/Pig Iron School (2016). www.francescamontanilelyons.com
Emily Quinn (Assistant Director)(they/she) is a Sophomore DPP major. Past UArts credits include Lilith and Her Demons (Assistant Stage Manager) and The Expanding Universe and Other Bullshit Theories (Artistic Assistant).
Cali Wagner (Stage Manager)(she/her) is a Junior DPP major. Her last UArts project was assistant directing ‘Hot Spot’ in the fall semester. She has enjoyed getting to work on this project and she is vert grateful for getting to work with such amazing artists.
Kai Scott (Assistant Stage Manager)(they/them) is a Sophomore Acting major. Past UArts credits include I Want A Country (Acting), Hot Spot (Crew), and Getting By With a Little Help From My Friends (Crew).
Ryan Cramer (Dramaturg) is a junior DPP Major. Past UArts credits - Dramaturged I Want a Country and Dead Birds Don't Fly. Directed Look Up, Canyon and Woyzeck. Assistant Directed Buried. Played Richard in A New Brain and The Master of Calatrava in Fuente Ovejuna. Film credits - Mare of Eastown (HBO) and Curtains (NYU).
Nick Embree (Set Design)
Allison Neiheiser (Assistant Set Design)
Lindsey Silver (Props Head)
Amanda Carano (Assistant Props Head)
Cassie Allen (Costume Design)(she/they) is a Senior Theater Design and Technology major. Past UArts credits include Hot Spot, I Want a Country, and Fuente Ovejuna.
Kay Currier Graves (Lighting Design)(she/her) is a Senior Theatre Design and Technology major. Some of her recent past UArts credits include, Buried: a new musical workshop, Ballyturk, We're Gonna Die, and Will: A Coverup.
Alex Dembner (Assistant Lighting Design)
Elizabeth Atkinson (Sound Design)
University of the Arts
David Yager, President and CEO
Kikau Alvaro, Interim Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Aanika Allan, Assistant Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Justin Luján, Program Director, Acting
Amy Dugas Brown, Program Director, Directing, Playwriting, and Production
Jacob Brent, Interim Program Director, Musical Theater
Natalie Robin, Program Director, Theater Design and Technology
Quinn Bauriedel, Program Director, Pig Iron School MFA in Devised Performance
Krista Apple, Assistant Professor
Nick Embree, Associate Professor
Sarah Sanford, Assistant Professor
Fadi Skeiker, Associate Professor
Rob Tucker, Visiting Assistant Professor
Leah Walton, Visiting Assistant Professor
Madison Claus, Senior Administrative Assistant
Lindsay Cram, Associate Producer
Dalton Whiting, Technical Supervisor
Troy Martin-O’Shia, Production Electrician
LeVonne Lindsay, Costume Shop Manager
Larry Fowler, Sound Practicum Instructor
Susan Barras, Technical and Props Practicum Instructor
Millie Hiibel, Costume Practicum Instructor
Loud Noises, Haze, Gunshots, and Flashing Lights
“Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com.
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