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2018/19 Season

Diana of Dobson’s

April 11 – June 3, 2019

Written by: Cicely Hamilton
Directed by: Casey Stangl

When underpaid worker Diana receives an unexpected inheritance, she decides to spend it all and live like a well-born lady for one month. What she learns about love, money, and society itself in this rarely produced 1908 romantic comedy by Cicely Hamilton, British suffragist and friend of George Bernard Shaw, will surprise us all.

RUN TIME

1 hour 40 minutes, two 10-minute intermissions

ADVISORY

Recommended for Ages 16+

CAST

MISS SMITHERS: Kristen Ariza*, Desirée Mee Jung*
KITTY BRANT: Erin Barnes, Cindy Nguyen
MISS JAY: Kendra Chell*, Krystel Roche
DIANA MASSINGBERD: Abigail Marks*
MISS MORTON: Shannon Lee Clair*, Jazzlyn K. Luckett
MISS PRINGLE/MRS. CANTELUPE: Rhonda Aldrich*, Eve Gordon*
MRS. WHYTE-FRASER/OLD WOMAN: Lynn Milgrim*, Elyse Mirto*
SIR JABEZ GRINLEY: Tony Amendola*, John Apicella*
CAPTAIN THE HON. VICTOR BRETHERTON: John Bobek*
POLICE CONSTABLE FELLOWES/WAITER: Ben Atkinson, Paul Stanko

*member, Actor’s Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers in the U.S. This production is presented under the auspices of the Actors’ Equity Los Angeles Membership Company Rule

Production Team

Director: Casey Stangl
Scenic Designer: Nina Caussa
Lighting Designer: Karryn D. Lawrence
Costume Designer: A. Jeffrey Schoenberg
Sound Designer: Jeff Gardner
Props Designer: Katie Iannitello
Accent Coach: Nike Doukas
Wigs & Hair Designer: Jessica Mills
Production Stage Manager: Heather Gonzalez
Assistant Stage Manager: Jessica Osorio
Assistant Director/Dramaturg: Rachel Berney Needleman

“A FIRECRACKER OF A WOMAN (& A PLAY) TO EXPERIENCE…impeccable comic timing…” – Broadway World

“A FROTHY ROMP WITH FEMINIST TEETH…a largely undiscovered gem…”- Stage Scene LA

“A DELICIOUSLY SATISFYING WORK OF THEATRICAL ART..this cast is top drawer…”- Theatre Notes

“(THIS) POSITIVELY BURNS UP THE STAGE WITH WIT, SAGACITY, SATIRE, AND CLASS.”- People’s World

“PULSATES WITH LIFE…pitch-perfect pacing…”- Showmag

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