CCM musical theatre SERIES Presents

SOMETHING ROTTEN!

Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell
Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick
Conceived by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick

Arrangements by Glen Kelly
Orchestrations by Larry Hochman
Originally produced on Broadway by Kevin McCollum
Broadway Global Ventures CMC Mastro/Goodman Jerry & Ronald Frankel Morris Berchard
Kyodo Tokyo Inc. Wendy Federman Barbara Freitag LAMS Productions Winkler/DeSimone
Timothy Laczynski Dan Markely Harris/Karmazin Jam Theatricals Robert Greenblatt
and Jujamcyn Theaters

Developed in association with the 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle, WA, David Armstrong,
Executive Producer and Artistic Director, Bernadine Griffin, Managing Director and
Bill Berry, Producing Artistic Director

Oct. 20-23 and Oct. 27-30, 2022, Patricia Corbett Theater

  • Director and Choreographer | Diane Lala
  • Musical Director | Matt Welsh*
  • Scenic Designer | Joshua Gallagher
  • Lighting Designer | Natalia Carlson*
  • Costume Designer | Glenn Breed
  • Sound Designer | Patrick Kiernan*
  • Wig, Hair & Make-Up Designer | Kelly Yurko
  • Production Stage Manager | Morgan Piper*
  • Props Manager | Hattie Fann*
  • Dialect Coach  | Sarah Summerwell
  • Intimacy Director  | Greg Eldridge

*CCM Student

Acknowledgement: Special thanks to Robert Pavlovich for his voice over work as announcer.

SOMETHING ROTTEN is presented through arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

Something Rotten! run time is two hours and 10 minutes

The Company

  • Minstrel | Jamal Stone
  • Brother Jeremiah | Jackson Reagin
  • Portia | Alli Bossart ^, Haley Root * 
  • Shakespeare | Garrett Van Allen
  • Nick Bottom | August Bagg *, Nick Pattarini ^
  • Nigel Bottom | Jett Blackorby *, Andrew Burke ^
  • Lord Clapham /Master of Justice | Declan Smith
  • Shylock | Sarah Pansing
  • Bea | Rose Messenger *, Abby Tucker ^ 
  • Nostradamus | Spencer Stanley
  • Ensemble | Delaney Benson, Jenna Bienvenue, Benjamin Cheng, Ryan Dever, Joshua Devine, Alloria Frayser, Nick Gundrum, Nate Jones, JT Langlas, Kassi McMillan, Sarah Pansing, Coty Perno, Grace Rusnica, Sasha Spitz, Julia Yameen
  • Swings | Andy Bakun, Ranease Brown, Grace Capeless, Indya Lincicome
  • Minstrel Understudy | Coty Perno
  • Brother Jeremiah Understudy | Ryan Dever
  • Shakespeare Understudy | Benjamin Cheng
  • Lord Clapham/Master of Justice Understudy| Ranease Brown
  • Shylock Understudy | Joshua Devine 
  • Nostradamus Understudy | Nate Jones
  • Assistant Director | Makayla Shipe
  • Dance Captain | Delaney Benson
  • Tap Captain | Alloria Frayser

* Performs October 21, 22 (evening), 27, 29 (matinee), 30
^ Performs October 20, 22 (matinee), 23, 28, 29 (evening)

Cast Profiles

Minstrel

Jamal Stone

Jamal Stone 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Elsewhere: Theo in D’Illusion, Ren McCormick in Footloose, Jack Kelly in Newsies.


Brother Jeremiah

Jackson Reagin

Jackson Reagin (he/him)
Junior Musical Theatre student from Seattle, Washington 

At CCM: Guy in Once, Jay/Cajun in 35mm Elsewhere: Tony in West Side Story with the Rising Star Project at the 5th Avenue Theatre (Seattle, Washington), Roger In Rent, Cinderella's Prince/Wolf/Lucinda in Into the Woods at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Bro in Secret Life of Bros with Cincinnati LAB Theatre.


Portia

Alli Bossart

Alli Bossart
Senior Musical Theatre student from Huntington Beach, California

At CCM: Player/Assistant Choreographer/Dance Captain in Pippin, Kira/Clio Standby in Xanadu, Lorraine in 42nd Street, Dancer in Nutcracker Swing. Elsewhere: Sister Mary Patrick in Sister Act, Ensemble in Cinderella with Summer Repertory Theatre (Santa Rosa, California), Ensemble in The Music Man in Concert with The Pacific Symphony (Costa Mesa, California).


Haley Root

Haley Root;
Senior Musical Theatre student from Tallahassee, Florida

At CCM: Celeste #2 in Sunday In The Park With George, Euterpe in XanaduElsewhere: Ella in Cinderella with Summer Repertory Theater (Santa Rosa, California).


Shakespeare

Garrett Van Allen

Garrett Van Allen 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Lexington, Kentucky

At CCM: Robin in The Secret Garden, Billy in Once, Ensemble in Pippin, Assistant Director for Urinetown and Sunday in the Park with George.


Nick Bottom

August Bagg

August Bagg
Senior Musical Theatre student from Los Angeles, California

At CCM: Benjy/Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty, Franz/Dennis in Sunday in the Park With George, Assistant Director of Xanadu, Taylor Hunter Cooper in Rocket Science. Elsewhere: Mark in Rent, Jack/Steward in Into The Woods, and Ned in George Remus at The Carnegie (Covington, KY) Aaron in 38 Minutes and Alex in Elderhood at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (Los Angeles, California).


Nicholas Pattarini

Nicholas Pattarini 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Alexandria, Virginia 

At CCM: Younger Brother and Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen Flaherty, Soldier #1 in Sunday in the Park with George, Standby for The Guy in Once. Elsewhere: Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd at Broadway Method Academy (Fairfield, Connecticut) Ensemble in Rent at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky).


Nigel Bottom

Jett Blackorby

Jett Blackorby 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Jerseyville, Illinois  

Elsewhere: Hooch in Kinky Boots with The Muny (St. Louis, Missouri); Ensemble in Matilda, Footloose, Jersey Boys, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway and the Muny 100 Gala with The Muny (St. Louis, Missouri).


Andrew Burke

Andrew Burke (he/him) 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Houston, Texas

At CCM: Sonny Standby in Xanadu, Swing in Jazz Nutcracker, Little Boy/Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty Elsewhere: Davey in Newsies with Cincinnati Landmark Productions, Rolf in The Sound of Music The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Mamma Mia, All Shook Up, Sleeping Beauty, A Christmas Story with Theatre Under The Stars (Houston, Texas).


Lord Clapham /Master of Justice

Declan Smith

Declan Smith 
Freshman Musical Theatre student from West Hartford, Connecticut

Elsewhere: Ren in Footloose and Robert in The Drowsy Chaperone at Conard High School (West Hartford, Connecticut), Nick Bottom in Something Rotten!, Jamie in The Last Five Years with Benjamin Rauch at West Hartford Summer Arts Festival.


Shylock/ Ensemble

A headshot of Sarah Pansing

Sarah Pansing
Senior Musical Theatre student from Phoenix, Arizona

At CCM: Pennywise in Urinetown, Old Lady/Dot Understudy in Sunday in the Park With George, Soloist in Rocket Science Elsewhere: Sally Bowles in Cabaret at Black Rock Theatre (Fairfield, Connecticut), The Witch in Into the Woods at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank at Hale Centre Theatre (Gilbert, Arizona).


Bea

Rose Messenger

Rose Messenger 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

At CCM: The Nurse in Sunday In The Park With George, Mama Murphy in Bright Star, Baruska in Once, Swing in The Rocky Horror Show, Jack’s Mother in Into The Woods, Coach Lumbly in Rocket Science Elsewhere: Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd at Black Rock Theater (Fairfield, Connecticut), Missy in Murder Mondays at the Notable Acts Theatre Festival (Fredericton, New Brunswick,  Canada)


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Abigail Tucker 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Hunstville, Alabama

At CCM: Ensemble in 42nd Street, Ensemble and Catherine understudy in Pippin, Ensemble in Cinderella Elsewhere: Maria in The Sound of Music at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Ensemble in Sweeney Todd at Black Rock Theater (Fairfield, Connecticut), 54 Sings Barbie at 54 Below (New York, New York)


Nostradamus

Spencer Stanley

Spencer Stanley
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from East Lyme, Connecticut

At CCM: Ensemble in Once Elsewhere: Anthony in Sweeney Todd at Black Rock Theater (Fairfield, Connecticut), Charlie understudy in Holiday Inn with Goodspeed Opera House (East Haddam, Connecticut) Soloist in Night Fever at 54 Below


Ensemble

Delaney Benson

Delaney Benson 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Gainesville, Georgia 
At CCM: Celeste #1 in Sunday In The Park With George, Understudy for all women in Once, Can-Can Dancer in Orpheus, Scarlett in Girls Like That, Swing in 42nd StreetElsewhere: Gabrielle in Cinderella with the Red Mountain Theatre Company (Birmingham, Alabama), Lucy Van Pelt in You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown and Phoebe D’ysquith in A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder with Starlight Theatre (Kansas City, Kansas), Director of The Wolves with the Mosaic Theatre Ensemble, Soloist at the Utah Symphony Orchestra.


Jenna Bienvenue

Jenna Bienvenue 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Manchester, New Hampshire

At CCM: Colin Craven in The Secret Garden, Ensemble in 42nd Street, Dance Captain in Xanadu, Ensemble in Pippin, Dancer in Nutcracker Swing.


Benjamin Cheng

Benjamin Cheng 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Memphis, Tennesse

Elsewhere: Vocal percussionist and tenor in a cappella group OneVoice at 2018 Emmys Governors Ball, Billy in Billy Elliot, Elmer in Newsies, Pied Piper in Shrek, Eddie in Mamma Mia.


Ryan Dever

Ryan Dever 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Exeter, New Hampshire 

At CCM: Pippin Swing. Elsewhere: Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda 1st National Tour, Tobias in Sweeney Todd, George in The Wedding Singer, Judas in Godspell at Palace Teen Company (Manchester, New Hampshire).


Joshua Devine

Joshua Devine 
Freshman Musical Theatre student from Palmetto, Florida

Elsewhere: Charlie Brown in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Finch in Newsies, Mouthpiece in West Side Story at Manatee Performing Arts Center (Bradenton, Florida), and Dean in All Shook Up at the Players Center for Performing Arts (Sarasota, Florida).


Alloria Frayser

Alloria Frayser (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Elizabethtown, Kentucky

At CCM: Ensemble in 42nd Street, Soupy Sue in Urinetown, Bess Rahner in D’illusion: The Harry Houdini Musical. Elsewhere: Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors with The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame with HCS Performing Arts Center (Elizabethtown, KY), Sophie in Mamma Mia with HCS Performing Arts Center (Elizabethtown, Kentucky).


Nick Gundrum

Nick Gundrum
Freshman Musical Theatre student from Cincinnati, Ohio

Elsewhere: Ensemble in label•less with Lachey Arts (Cincinnati), Pierce in Capser the Friendly Musical with The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati


Nate Jones

Nate Jones 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Tallahassee, Florida 

At CCM: Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty, Swing in Sunday in the Park with George, Can-Can Dancer in Orpehus in the Underworld (CCM Opera), and Choir Ensemble in Our Town (CCM Acting)


JT Langlas

JT Langlas 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

At CCM: Ensemble in Freshmxn Showcase. Elsewhere: Bobby in Cabaret and Giles Corey/Mercy Lewis in The Crucible with Parallel 45 Theatre (Traverse City, Michigan).


Kassi McMillan

Kassi McMillan 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Plantation, Florida

At CCM: Melpomene in Xanadu, Honoria in Rocket Science, Ensemble in 42nd Street Elsewhere: Urleen in Footloose at Great Plains Theatre, Veronica Sawyer in Heathers at The Market Theatre, Alice Murphy in Bright Star with St. Joseph Regional Performing Arts TV: Co-Star in Henry Danger.


Coty Perno

Coty Perno 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Rochester, New York

At CCM: Player in Pippin, Dancer in Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite.


Grace Rusnica

Grace Rusnica 
Junior Musical Theatre student from Irwin, Pennsylvania

At CCM: Ex-Girlfriend and The Girl understudy in Once, Female Swing in Sunday in the Park with George, Ensemble in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty Elsewhere: Katherine Plumber in Newsies with Cincinnati Landmark Productions, Ariel in The Little Mermaid and Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz with Stage Right (Greensburg, Pennsylvania), American Idol contestant 2020


Sasha Spitz

Sasha Spitz (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Rye, New York

At CCM: Yvonne/Betty in Sunday in The Park with George, Phantom in The Rocky Horror Show, Female swing in The Secret Garden, Dancer in Duke Ellington's Nutcracker SuiteElsewhere: Female swing in Audrey: A New Musical (Off Broadway), Johanna in Sweeney Todd and Fraulein Kost/Fritzie in Cabaret at Black Rock Theatre (Fairfield, Connecticut), Crystal in Little Shop of Horrors at The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Annaliese/Rapunzel in 54 Sings Barbie at 54 Below (New York, New York).


Julia Yameen

Julia Yameen (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Amesbury, Massachusetts

At CCM: Ensemble in 42nd Street, Player/Theo in Pippin Elsewhere: Ariel in Footloose with Prescott Park Arts Festival (Portsmouth, New Hampshire), Lulu in Cabaret with Broadway Method Academy (Fairfield, Connecticut), Floral Sister in D'Illusion: The Houdini Musical.


Swings

Ranease Brown

Ranease Brown 
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Bridgeport, Connecticut 

At CCM: #46 in The Wolves, Swing/Lord Clapham Understudy in Something Rotten! Elsewhere: Mimi in Rent at The Carnegie Theatre (Covington, Kentucky), Rosie in Cabaret and Ensemble/ Mrs Lovett understudy in Sweeney Todd at Black Rock Theatre (Fairfield, Connecticut)


Grace Capeless

Grace Capeless 
Freshmen Musical Theatre student from Teaneck, New Jersey

At CCM: Ensemble/Jojo u/s in 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty Elsewhere: Young Nala in The Lion King (Broadway), Lavender in Matilda (Broadway), Little Nancy in A Christmas Story (Original Broadway cast), Kayla in Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Radio City Music Hall (New York, New York), Young Celisse in Godspell Broadway (Cast of 2032), Mimi in Rent with Forbidden Theatre Company Film/TV: Lost Girls (Netflix), Beaches (Lifetime), Landing Up (Apple TV/Amazon Prime), Frozen Fever (Disney+), 67th Annual Tony Awards (CBS), Thanksgiving Day Parade (CBS).


Assistant Director

Makayla Shipe

Makayla Shipe (she/her)
Sophomore Musical Theatre student from Bryant, Arkansas 

Elsewhere: Young Eponine in Les Miserables with the Arkansas Repertory Theatre (Little Rock, Arkansas), Katherine Plumber in Newsies with Royal Theatre (Benton, Arkansas), Cosette in Les Miserables with Royal Theatre (Benton, Arkansas), Chorus in Elf the Musical with Studio Theatre (Little Rock, Arkansas) and Young Bonnie/Chorus in Bonnie and Clyde with Studio Theatre (Little Rock, Arkansas).


Dance Captain

Delaney Benson

Delaney Benson 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Gainesville, Georgia 
At CCM: Celeste #1 in Sunday In The Park With George, Understudy for all women in Once, Can-Can Dancer in Orpheus, Scarlett in Girls Like That, Swing in 42nd StreetElsewhere: Gabrielle in Cinderella with the Red Mountain Theatre Company (Birmingham, Alabama), Lucy Van Pelt in You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown and Phoebe D’ysquith in A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder with Starlight Theatre (Kansas City, Kansas), Director of The Wolves with the Mosaic Theatre Ensemble, Soloist at the Utah Symphony Orchestra.

Tap Captain

Alloria Frayser

Alloria Frayser (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Elizabethtown, Kentucky

At CCM: Ensemble in 42nd Street, Soupy Sue in Urinetown, Bess Rahner in D’illusion: The Harry Houdini Musical. Elsewhere: Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors with The Carnegie (Covington, Kentucky), Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame with HCS Performing Arts Center (Elizabethtown, KY), Sophie in Mamma Mia with HCS Performing Arts Center (Elizabethtown, Kentucky).

Musical Selections

Musical Numbers

Act 1

  • “Welcome to the Renaissance” | Minstrel, Ensemble
  • “Welcome to the Renaissance Playoff” | Minstrel
  • “God, I Hate Shakespeare” | Nick, Nigel, Troupe
  • “Right Hand Man” | Bea, Nick, Nigel
  • “God, I Hate Shakespeare (Reprise)” | Nick
  • “A Musical” | Nick, Nostradamus, Ensemble
  • “A Musical Tag” | Nick, Nostradamus
  • “The Black Death” | Troupe
  • “I Love the Way” | Portia, Nigel
  • “Will Power” | Shakespeare, Bard Boys, Ensemble
  • “Bottom’s Gonna Be On Top” | Nick, Nigel, Bea, Nostradamus, Shylock, Lord Clapham, Ensemble

Act II

  • “Welcome to the Renaissance Reprise” | Minstrel
  • “Hard to Be the Bard” | Shakespeare, Bard Boys
  • “It’s Eggs” | Nick, Troupe
  • “We See the Light” | Portia, Nigel, Brother Jeremiah, Ensemble
  • “Nigel’s Theme” | Nigel
  • “To Thine Own Self Be True” | Nigel, Troupe
  • “To Thine Own Self Be True (Part 2)” | Nick, Troupe
  • “Right Hand Man Reprise” | Bea
  • “Something Rotten” | Nick, Shakespeare, Troupe
  • “Make an Omelette” | Nick, Nostradamus, Chef Trio, Ensemble
  • “To Thine Own Self (Reprise)” | Nick, Nigel
  • “Welcome to America” | Nick, Nigel, Bea, Portia, Ensemble 

Orchestra

Matt Welsh, music director 
 

  • Matt Welsh, keyboard 1
  • Casey Reed, associate music director/ keyboard 2
  • Jack D’Angelo, keyboard 3
  • Kyle Roemer, drumset
  • Abby Singer-Miller, bass
  • Michael Dorst and Christopher Aldi, guitars
  • Joe Keller, tumpet (Oct. 20-23)
  • Solomon Abang, trumpet (Oct. 27-30)
  • Taryn Rupp, trombone
  • Katherine Frazier and Joe Ulmer, reeds

Production Staff

  • Technical Director | Thomas Iodice 
  • Assistant Stage Managers | Annalee Crosser and Rachel Ledington 
  • Production Assistant | El Bowers 
  • Assistant Production Managers | Emma King and Katie Reus
  • Costume Rental Coordinators | Joy Galbraith, Dean Walz
  • Assistant Lighting Designers | William Meckstroth and Riley Rowan 
  • Wardrobe Supervisor | Amira Rowe 
  • Wardrobe Crew Head | Lauren Wooten and Cassidy Kempthorne  
  • Wardrobe Crew |  Raeya Garcia, Katlin Mier, Kait Naylor, Moira Seger, Jordan Shaw, Bethany Untener   
  • Production Electrician | Vincent Vandeleest 
  • Programmer | Tal Kochav 
  • Board Operator | Kassidy Schley 
  • Deck Electricians | Hannah Kate Hawver 
  • Followspot Operators | Michael Donahue and Maddi Myer
  • Electrics Crew | CCM Lighting Design & Technology Students
  • Electrics Show Assistants/Lighting Graduate Assistants | Jessica Drayton and Alaina Pizzoferrato 
  • Assistant Technical Director | Lukas Hummeldorf 
  • Lead Carpenter | Benji Lookatch 
  • Set Construction Crew | Matti Andrews, Abigail Barrientes, Jeffrey Bell, Will Blank, El Bowers, Danny Callahan, Anna Camerer, Nick Feldmann, Raeya Garcia, Gabe Gardner, Alanna Gorrigan, Laura Hanks, Willow Heichel, Mary Hopkins, Lily Landoch, Rachel Luneke, Kaitin Nicole Mier, Maddi Myer, Kait Naylor, Arcadia Paff, Orion Petzel, Charlie Raschke, Evan Reinhart, Paloma Robles, Julia Schillaci, Kassidy Schley, Jordan Shaw, Emma Shreve, Morgan Terry, Bethany Untener, Reagan Warvel
  • Scenic Charge Artist | Ali Flanagan 
  • Scenic Artist’s Assistant | Sami Tamulomis, Suzanne Barnes
  • Paint Crew | Sean Haffey, Liz Mitan, Melanie Reitman, Mia Adrian
  • Scene Shop Assistants | Mckenna Brennan, Maya Eberhardt, Gabby Ullman, Thomas Iodice, Grace Mayo, Logan Vanderpool, Lukas Hummeldorf, Nick Hunley, Benji Lookatch, Izzy Dillon
  • Set/Props Running Crew | Megan Baron, Jeffrey Bell, William Blank, Willow Heichel, Mary Hopkins, Arcadia Paff, Charlie Raschke, Paloma Robles, Morgan Terry
  • Assistant Sound Designer | Brenden Friedel 
  • Production Sound Engineer | Frank Jernigan 
  • A1 | Dani Silver 
  • A2 | Chris Berger
  • Mic Tech Crew | Nick Feldmann and Reagan Warvel 
  • Sound Board Operator | Brady Smith
  • Sound Load in/Out | Kaitlin Barnett, Chris Berger, Nick Feldmann, Brenden Friedel, Frank Jernigan, Patrick Kiernan, Dani Silver, Brady Smith, Reagan Warvel, Aaron Woodstein
  • Sound Shop Graduate Assistants | Kaitlin Barnett, Patrick Kiernan, Bryan Pivaral, Aaron Woodstein
  • Wig, Hair and Make-Up Assistant Designer | Colin Gallaher
  • Wig and Make-Up Running Crew | Inha Choi, Dinithi Fernando, Bryce Nevison
  • Wig and Make-Up Graduate Assistants | Colin Gallaher ,Tiara Jones, Shannon Dolinar   

Production Staff Profiles

Lighting Designer

Natalia Carlson

Natalia Carlson 
Senior Lighting Design and Technology student from Atlanta, Georgia

At CCM: Lighting Designer for the CCM Prep Youth Ballet Concert, Rise (CCM Idea Lab) , Multiplicity (CCM Idea Lab), Associate Lighting Designer for Giselle, Assistant Lighting Designer for Galileo Galilei and Xanadu Elsewhere: Lighting Designer for the Miami Dance Theater (Oxford, Ohio) and The Andree Expedition with the Cincinnati Song Initiative, Assistant Lighting Designer for The Pirates of Penzance, Aida, Bal de Triomphe & The Toast and Morris & Friends with the Cincinnati Opera, Lighting Second Assistant at the Williamstown Theatre Festival (Williamstown, Massachusetts). 


Sound Designer

Patrick Kiernan

Patrick Kiernan 
Second-year MFA Sound Design and Technology student from Kingston, New York 

Elsewhere: Off-Broadway productions of A Salute to the Brave (world premiere) and She Stoops to Conquer (The Actors Company Theater); Simon Dawes Becomes a Planet (Time Shared Productions); Richard III, As You Like It, Around the World in 80 Days (world premiere), Julius Caesar (co-design, Matt Webb), Stuart Little, The Shakespeare, Stealer (Idaho Shakespeare Festival); Henry VI Part One, Breach (Baldwin Wallace University); The Hunting of the Snark (The Players NYC/University of Michigan).


Production Stage Manager

Morgan Piper

Morgan Piper 
Senior Stage Management student from Chicago, Illinois

At CCM: Production Stage Manager for Something Rotten!, Giselle, and Dance Works. Assistant Stage Manager for Once, Together/Apart, From Broadway With Love, and The Hughes Project. Production Assistant for Lady Windermere's Fan Elsewhere: Cinderella with the Cincinnati Ballet, The House of the Negro Insane at the Contemporary American Theater Festival (Shepherdstown, West Virginia).


Technical Director

Thomas Iodice

Thomas Iodice 
Senior Technical Production student from Fairfax, Virginia

At CCM: Technical Director for Something Rotten!, Assistant Technical Director for The Marriage of Figaro.


Assistant Stage Managers

Annalee Crosser

Annalee Crosser
Sophomore Stage Management student from Edmond, Oklahoma

At CCM: 2nd Assistant Stage Manager for L'Amant Anonyme, Production Assistant for The Marriage of Figaro Elsewhere: Assistant Stage Manager for The Bridges of Madison County with Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre (Winchester, Virginia), Assistant Stage Manager for Once Upon a Mattress at Lyric Thelma Gaylord Academy (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma).


Rachel Ledington

Rachel Ledington 
Junior Stage Management student from Round Rock, Texas

At CCM: Magic Flute. Elsewhere: Little Mermaid at Zilker Hillside theatre, Kids Act Out productions at Liberty Exhibition Hall.


Production Assistant

Indy Caramelli

El Bowers
Freshman Stage Management student from Liberty Township, Ohio

At CCM: Production Assistant for Something Rotten. Elsewhere: Stage Manager for 101 Dalmatians at Rise Up Performing Arts (Hamilton, Ohio). 


Assistant Production Managers

Emma King 
Senior Stage Management student from Cincinnati, Ohio 

At CCM: Assistant Stage Manager of Wings, Assistant Production Manager of TDP Projects 2021, Production Assistant of Clybourne Park. Elsewhere: Production Stage Manager of Little Shop of Horrors and Newsies with Performing Arts, Inc. (Cincinnati). 


Katie Reus

Katie Reus
Junior Stage Management student from St. Louis, Missouri

At CCM: Production Stage Manager for A Dream Play, Assistant Stage Manager for GiselleBlue Stockings, Dance Works (Fall 2021), Student Choreographer's Showcase 2021, Production Assistant for From Broadway with Love.


Assistant Lighting Designers

Will Meckstroth

William Meckstroth 
Junior Lighting Design and Technology student from San Jose, California

At CCM: Assistant Lighting Designer for Frankenstein, Dance Works (Fall 2022), Something Rotten!, Production Electrician for L'Amant Anonyme, Assistant Lighting Designer for Student Choreographer’s Showcase (Fall 2021) Elsewhere: Lighting Designer for Romeo and Juliet with Silicon Valley Shakespeare (San Jose, California), Programmer/Board Operator for Shylock with Tabard Theatre Company (San Jose, California).


A headshot of Riley Rowan

Riley Rowan 
Junior Lighting Design and Technology student from Virginia Beach, Virginia

At CCM: Programmer for 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty, and Our Town, Production Electrician for Sunday in the Park with George, Asst. Production Electrician for Dance Works, Programmer for Little Shop of Horrors.


Wardrobe Supervisor

Amira Rowe

Amira Rowe 
Junior Costume Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Wardrobe Head for Xanadu, Wardrobe Head for The Marriage of Figaro, Wardrobe Supervisor for Something Rotten, Assistant Costume Designer for Frankenstein. Elsewhere: Costumes Advisor for Tarzan, Costumes Advisor for Anastasia, Draper for SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical.


Wardrobe Crew Head

Lauren Wooten

Lauren Wooten
Sophomore Costume Design and Technology student from West Chester Township, Ohio


Wardrobe Crew

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Bethany Untener
Freshman Stage Management student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Production Assistant for Cincinnati Dionysia: Lysistrata + The Trojan Women.


Deck Electrician

Hannah Kate Hawver

Hannah Kate Hawver
Sophomore Stage Management student from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

At CCM: Assistant Stage Manager for Cincinnati Dionysia and Choreographer's Showcase; Production Assistant for Xanadu, Orpheus in the Underworld and Galileo Galilei; Deck Electrician for Something Rotten and Dance Works 2023


Followspot Operators

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Michael Donahue 
Junior Sound Design and Technology student from Norwalk, Connecticut

At CCM: Run crew for Spring Dance. Elsewhere: Sound Engineer for Shrek, Addams Family and Willy Wonka.


Electrics Show Assistants/Lighting Graduate Assistants

Alaina Pizzoferrato

Alaina Pizzoferrato 
Third-year MFA Lighting Design and Technology student from Lemont, Illinois

At CCM: Lighting Designer for Xanadu, Sunday in the Park with George and The Light in the Piazza.


Assistant Technical Director

Lukas Hummeldorf

Lukas Hummeldorf 
Junior Technical Design and Production student from Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

At CCM: Spot Operator for Sunday in the Park with George, Master Carpenter for Marriage of Figaro, Stagehand for Little Shop of Horrors. Elsewhere: Technical Director Intern at Commonwealth Artists Student Theatre (Fort Thomas, Kentucky).


Lead Carpenter

Benji Lookatch

Benji Lookatch
Sophomore Technical Production student from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

At CCM: Head Carpenter for Something Rotten and Cinderella, Wardrobe Crew for Our Town, Scenic Crew for The Marriage of Figaro, L'Amant Anonyme and Galileo Galilei.


Set Construction Crew

Indy Caramelli

El Bowers
Freshman Stage Management student from Liberty Township, Ohio

At CCM: Production Assistant for Something Rotten. Elsewhere: Stage Manager for 101 Dalmatians at Rise Up Performing Arts (Hamilton, Ohio). 


Willow Heichel

Willow Heichel
Freshman Technical Production student from Granville, Ohio

At CCM: Scenic crew for Something Rotten Elsewhere: Deck Electrician for Crazy for You with the Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute (Hilton Head Island, South Carolina).


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Arcadia Paff 
Sophomore Lighting Design and Technology student from Cincinnati, Ohio

Elsewhere: Running Crew in Legally Blonde with CYPT, Assistant Lighting Designer in Shrek with CAST, Light Board Operator in Spring Awakening with CAST, Lighting Designer in Puffs with CAST, Lighting Designer and Projections Operator in Big Fish with CAST.


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Bethany Untener
Freshman Stage Management student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Production Assistant for Cincinnati Dionysia: Lysistrata + The Trojan Women.


Scenic Charge Artist

Ali Flanagan

Ali Flanagan 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Anderson Township, Ohio

At CCM: Scenic Charge for Good Trouble, Scenic Charge for The Laramie Project, Prop Master for A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


Scenic Artist’s Assistant

Suzanne Barnes

Suzanne Barnes 
Junior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Cincinnati Ohio

At CCM: Co-scenic charge artist for L’Amant Anonyme, assistant scenic designer for Pippin, props manager for Sunday in the Park with George. Elsewhere: Assistant scenic charge artist and props artisan for Twelfth Night at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.


Sami Tamulonis

Sami Tamulonis 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Westerville, Ohio

At CCM: Scenic Designer for Once, and Lysistrata and Trojan Women, Charge Artist for Galileo Galilei, Charge Artist for Fellow Travelers, Scenic Designer for Agrippina Elsewhere: Scenic Artist for Cinderella, Margaritaville, Leading Ladies, and On the Golden Pond at Cumberland County Playhouse (Crossville, Tennessee).


Paint Crew

Sean Haffey

Sean Haffey 
Senior Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Mentor, Ohio

At CCM: Assistant Designer for The Laramie Project, Prop Master for Little Shop of Horrors, Hope After Hate. Elsewhere: Set Advisor for The Secret Life of Bros at Cincinnati Lab Theatre.


Liz Mitan

Liz Mitan 
Sophomore Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Mason, Ohio

At CCM: Our Town.


Melanie Reitman

Melanie Reitman 
Sophomore Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art from Buffalo Grove, Illinois

At CCM: Scenic running crew for Xanadu, Blue Stockings and Pippin. Elsewhere: Props for Celebrate Cedar Point Spectacular Parade and Night Show at Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio).


Mia Adrian

Mia Adrian
Sophomore Stage Design, Props and Scenic Art student from Mason, Ohio

At CCM: Our Town.

Scene Shop Assistants

McKenna Brennan

McKenna Brennan 
Senior Technical Production student from Los Alamitos, California

At CCM: Automation Op on Clybourne Park, Wardrobe Crew on 42nd Street, Master Carpenter on Little Shop of Horrors, Automation Op on Light in the Piazza.


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Maya Eberhardt 
Senior Technical Direction student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Assistant Technical Director of Pippin, Master Carpenter of The Laramie Project. Elsewhere: Welder at STAGES St. Louis, Stagehand at Bogart's (Cincinnati), Carpenter at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati.


Gabby Ullman

Gabby Ullman 
Junior Technical Production student from Scottsdale, Arizona

At CCM: Master Carpenter for Galileo Galilei and Assistant Technical Director for She Loves Me. Elsewhere: she’s worked on installations for Disney World, and built for news studios and Super Bowls.


Thomas Iodice

Thomas Iodice 
Senior Technical Production student from Fairfax, Virginia

At CCM: Technical Director for Something Rotten!, Assistant Technical Director for The Marriage of Figaro.


Grace Mayo

Grace Mayo 
Senior Technical Production student from Dublin, Ohio

At CCM: Technical Director for Cinderella, Assistant Technical Director for Galileo Galilei and Dance Works 2021-22, Head Carpenter for The Good Trouble Project. Elsewhere: Technical Director for The Addams Family and Smokey Joe's Café, Assistant Technical Director for Legally Blonde, Cinderella, The Comedy of Errors, and Brigadoon, Carpenter for Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts (Warsaw, Indiana).


Logan Vanderpool

Logan Vanderpool 
Senior Technical Production student from Fairfield, Ohio.

At CCM: Assistant Technical Director for Xanadu, Master Carpenter for Say What You Want to Say, Scenic Crew for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, The Rocky Horror show, Secret Garden. Elsewhere: Carpenter for Cinderella at Trollwood Performing Arts School.


Lukas Hummeldorf

Lukas Hummeldorf 
Junior Technical Design and Production student from Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

At CCM: Spot Operator for Sunday in the Park with George, Master Carpenter for Marriage of Figaro, Stagehand for Little Shop of Horrors. Elsewhere: Technical Director Intern at Commonwealth Artists Student Theatre (Fort Thomas, Kentucky).


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Nick Hunley 
Junior in Technical Production from Worthington, Ohio

Elsewhere: Run Crew for The Marriage of Figaro, The Lord of Cries and at The Santa Fe Opera (Santa Fe, New Mexico).


Benji Lookatch

Benji Lookatch
Sophomore Technical Production student from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

At CCM: Head Carpenter for Something Rotten and Cinderella, Wardrobe Crew for Our Town, Scenic Crew for The Marriage of Figaro, L'Amant Anonyme and Galileo Galilei.


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Izzy Dillon
Sophomore Technical Production student from Carmel, Indiana

At CCM: Our Town.


Assistant Sound Designer

Brenden Friedel

Brenden Friedel
Junior Sound Design and Technology student from Orlando, Florida

At CCM: Something Rotten!, Xanadu, Dance Works, and Orpheus in the Underworld Elsewhere: Mamma Mia and Much Ado About Nothing at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (Reno, Nevada), Audio Engineer at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (Orlando, Florida). 


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Dani Silver

Dani Silver 
Senior Sound Design and Technology student from East Brunswick, New Jersey 

At CCM: A1 for Something Rotten, Production Sound Engineer for Giselle, Assistant Sound Designer for Pippin, A1 for Once, Production Sound Engineer for Our Town Elsewhere: A1 for A Chorus LineThe SpongeBob Musical, Something Rotten; A2 for America the Beautiful, Rock, Roll and Soul, and Showtune at Plays-in-the-Park (Edison, New Jersey).


Sound Board Operator

Brady Smith

Brady Smith 
Sophomore Sound Design and Technology student from Amelia, Ohio

At CCM: Debut production in Our Town.


Sound Shop Graduate Assistants

Patrick Kiernan

Patrick Kiernan 
Second-year MFA Sound Design and Technology student from Kingston, New York 

Elsewhere: Off-Broadway productions of A Salute to the Brave (world premiere) and She Stoops to Conquer (The Actors Company Theater); Simon Dawes Becomes a Planet (Time Shared Productions); Richard III, As You Like It, Around the World in 80 Days (world premiere), Julius Caesar (co-design, Matt Webb), Stuart Little, The Shakespeare, Stealer (Idaho Shakespeare Festival); Henry VI Part One, Breach (Baldwin Wallace University); The Hunting of the Snark (The Players NYC/University of Michigan).


Aaron Woodstein

Aaron Harris Woodstein (they/them)
Third-year MFA Sound Design and Technology student from Chicago, Illinois 

At CCM: Sound Designer for Our TownUnfortunate Mechanism (CCM Radio Play) and The Missing (Radio Play). Elsewhere: Sound Designer for It’s a Small World at Bristol Valley Theater (Naples, New York), Macbeth and Twelfth Night at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting (New York, New York), Casa Valentina with Pride Films and Plays (Chicago, Illinois), The Peacebook Festival 2019 and The Light 2019 with Collaboraction (Chicago, Illinois), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead with Saint Sebastian Players (Chicago, Illinois).


Wig, Hair, and Make-Up Assistant Designer

Collin Gallaher

Colin Gallaher 
Third-year MFA Make-Up and Wig Design student from Wappingers Falls, New York

At CCM: Make-Up and Wig Designer for Once, Pippin. Elsewhere: Make-Up and Wig Apprentice (2021) at the Santa Fe Opera, Make-Up and Wig Designer for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at Western Connecticut State University (Danbury, Connecticut) (KCACTF award winning), Make-Up and Wig Designer for Uncle Vanya at Western Connecticut State University (Danbury, Connecticut) and Evita at Western Connecticut State University (Danbury, Connecticut).


Wig and Make-Up Graduate Assistants

Tiara Jones 
Second-year MFA Make-up and Wig Design student from Alexandria, Virginia 

At CCM: Our Town, Xanadu, The Marriage of Figaro, Blue Stockings, Pippin, Sunday in the Park with George. Elsewhere: Annual DAAP Fashion Show in collaboration with CCM, New York Fashion Week. Albert C. Yates Fellowship recipient.

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CCM will share its spring 2023 schedule of performances and public events in November.


CCM News

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CCM shares spring 2023 schedule of major performances and events

November 22, 2022

Audiences are invited to return to the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music’s (CCM) concert halls and theaters to experience world-class performances and presentations by the next generation of performing and media artists! The college’s spring 2023 schedule of free and ticketed events is now available. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning on Monday, Nov. 28, through the CCM Box Office.

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CCM's Opera Series presents Poulenc’s harrowing 'Dialogues of...

Event: November 18, 2022 8:00 PM

The UC College-Conservatory of Music opens its 2022-23 Opera Series with Francis Poulenc’s 1953 masterpiece, Dialogues of the Carmelites. One of the most revered operas of the 20th-century, this profound drama runs November 18-20 in CCM’s Corbett Auditorium. Guest artist Christopher Larkin conducts with stage direction by CCM Professor Robin Guarino. Tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.

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CCM Play Series continues with 'A Dream Play'

Event: November 3, 2022 8:00 PM

The UC College-Conservatory of Music continues its Play Series with August Strindberg’s 1901 "A Dream Play" (translated by Harry G. Carlson), which runs Thursday, Nov. 3, through Sunday, Nov. 6, in CCM’s Cohen Family Studio Theater. Tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.

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Sponsors

Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship Sponsor
The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Sponsor
All-Steinway School Sponsor
Louise H. & David S. Ingalls Foundation, Inc.
Community Partners
The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter & Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel
Visiting Artists & Thinking About Music Sponsor
CCMpower: Friends and Alumni Fueling the Future of the Arts 
The Strader Fund at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
CCM Digital Sponsors
Dr. & Mrs. Carl G. Fischer 
Greg Mathein 
Gary & Barb Cummins 
Jim & Linda Miller 
George & Carroll Roden
Musical Theatre Department Sponsors
Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor
Rafael and Kimberly de Acha
Opera D’Arte Sponsor
An Anonymous Donor
Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Judith Schonbach Landgren and Peter Landgren
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Elizabeth C.B. Sittenfeld
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer
Ariel Quartet Sponsors
Jan Rogers
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation
Choral Studies Sponsors
Anonymous
  Classical Guitar Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor
Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation
Starling Pre-Collegiate Sponsor
Starling Strings Sponsor
Dr. Timothy E. and Janet L. Johnson
Thom Miles and Roberta Gary
Organ Department Sponsors
Keyboard Club of Cincinnati
Louis and Susan Meisel
Piano Department Sponsors
Kevin and Nancy Rhein
   Wind Studies Sponsor

Edward Donovan and Cheryl Carter
Jeff Thomas Catering
The Castleberry Family
KMK Law
Paula Boggs Muething & Brian Muething
Patti Myers & Alan Flaherty
Trish & Rick Bryan
Graeter’s Ice Cream 
CCMpower
eat well celebrations and feasts 
The Summit Hotel
Event Sponsors
Buddy Rogers Music
LINKS Sponsor
Sponsors listed as of August 30, 2022

General Information


Land Acknowledgment

The Cincinnati area and the land that the University of Cincinnati has been built on is the native homeland of the Indigenous Algonquian speaking tribes, including the Delaware, Miami, and Shawnee tribes.


Box Office

Located in the CCM Atrium, the Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 12:30-6 p.m.; Saturday, noon-4 p.m.; and one hour prior to curtain for all ticketed performances. MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards are accepted.

  • Location: CCM Atrium Lobby next to Corbett Auditorium
  • Telephone: 513-556-4183
  • Email: boxoff@uc.edu
  • Mail: CCM Box Office, P.O. Box 210003, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0003

Parking

Convenient parking is available in the CCM Garage at the base of Corry Boulevard off of Jefferson Avenue. Additional parking is available in garages throughout the UC campus. Any questions concerning on-campus parking should be directed to UC Parking Services at 513-556-2283.


Tax Credit

If you find that you cannot attend your performance, your tickets may be donated for tax credit as a charitable contribution. Simply notify the Box Office prior to the performance to release your seats, and give your name and address. A tax donation receipt will be mailed to you.


Lost and Found

If you have lost an item, contact lost and found at 513-556-9413.


House Policies

The House Manager has been instructed to minimize the disturbance to patrons already seated when accommodating latecomers. The director and producer of each production select times that are least likely to interrupt the performance, and latecomers will be seated only during these times. Latecomers who miss these opportunities will not be admitted until intermission. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.


Cameras, Phones and Recording Devices

The video or audio recording of performances is prohibited.

The use of cameras, with or without flashes, recording devices, cellular phones and other electronic devices inside the theater is prohibited. Please leave them with the House Manager.


Smoking and Refreshments

Smoking and refreshments are not permitted in the theater. Effective May 1, 2017, smoking and tobacco use (including chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes) shall be prohibited by students, staff, faculty, visitors, vendors and contractors at all times in or on University of Cincinnati properties, including events on university property during non-school hours. This includes all shelters, indoor and outdoor theaters and athletic facilities, bridges, walkways, sidewalks, residence halls, parking lots, and street parking and garages owned by the university.


Hearing Enhancement

Telex listening devices are available for checkout during performances in both Patricia Corbett Theater and Corbett Auditorium. Please inquire at the Box Office.


Wheelchair Seating

Wheelchair seating is available in both Corbett Auditorium and Patricia Corbett Theater. Seating is limited, so reservations should be made with the Box Office when ordering tickets. These seats are subject to availability.


Group Sales

The Box Office can accommodate groups for major productions and concerts. Preview and benefit performances are also available for some productions. For more information, call the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183.


CCM Faculty and Staff

CCM's faculty and staff and its state-of-the-art facilities make possible the professional training and exceptional education on which CCM believes the future of the arts relies. The school's roster of eminent faculty regularly receives distinguished honors for creative and scholarly work, and its alumni have achieved notable success in the performing and media arts. More than 150 internationally recognized faculty members work with students from around the world, specializing in eight areas of study.


Know Your Exit

Map depicting exits from Patricia Corbett Theatre

Performance dates and repertoire are subject to change. View CCM's current calendar of events.

The purpose of these performances is educational, and they are part of a University of Cincinnati academic program.