Special Projects

Fall 2017 One Acts Cast Lists

Congratulations to all who auditioned! Here are the casts for our Fall 2017 One Acts Festival:

Alice in Wonderland:
Alice: Andrea Roman
Alice's Sister/Cheshire Cat/Carpenter/Ace of Clubs: Abbey Cho
Tweedle Dee/March Hare/the King of Hearts: Vinny Sollitto
Tweedle Dum/Mad Hatter: Michelle Sandler
The White Rabbit/Walrus/The Blue Caterpillar/Queen of Hearts: Sage Holloway

The Tickle Monster:
Milo: Alicia Giannetti
Papa: Nolan Spencer
Mommy: Lara McCallister
Morgan: Danielle De La Fuente
Aunt Ruby: Heather Rubin Cabrera

McSweeney Todd:
McSweeney Todd: Dylan Herina
Mrs. Lovaza: Rachel Smith
PirEli/the Ghost of Eugene O'Neill: Elliott Pope
Bagel Woman Who Works at Rhett's: Margo Cramer
Toby: Connor Gallacher
Rhett: Conceptual Art of Elliott Pope
President Eric: Rama Lauw
BeadleSteve: Greg Bond
Higgins: Kevin Lorch

Monologues:
Eli Saracino


 

Summer Show 2017 Cast List

Thank you so much to everyone who came to audition for this year's Summer Show, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike! We were happy to have you all show such a great interest in bringing Stage Troupe to the incoming freshmen during Orientation! If you were not cast, our hearts go out to you. Know that the competition was tight and that you all greatly impressed our director. We would still love to have you contribute to this fun process! All are welcome to express their interest in tech and producing—we would love to hang out with you over the summer and play a crucial role in putting on some great theatre. If you're interested in Summer Show tech, please email chrisre@bu.edu, and if you're interesting in producing, please email moellera@bu.edu. We'd love to have you on board!

If you have any further questions, feel free to reach out to stage@bu.edu!

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Vanya: Conner Reed

*Masha: Mary Kate Heagerty/Alexandra Edwards

Sonia: Lucy Gamades

Spike: Christopher Remillard

Cassandra: Lauren Linn

Nina: Rachel Smith

*Note: this role is double-cast

Stage Troupe Theatre Showcase Cast List

Thank you to everyone who came out to audition for the Spring 2017 Stage Troupe Theater Showcase! The dates of the performance will be April 21st and 22nd at 8PM in the Student Theater at Agganis Arena—we can't wait to see everyone there! "Only Us" from Dear Evan Hansen performed by Danielle Hope Diamond and Evan Creedon

An original comedic monologue* performed by Daniel Leary

"Stars and the Moon" from Songs for a New World performed by Marcella Mazzenga

Scenes from Matt and Ben performed by Mary Kate Heagerty and Hanna Anderson

"Triple-Take," an original poem performed by Nathan Wilgeroth

"The Nightman Cometh" from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Cast (in order of appearance) Glenn Howerton as Dennis as Baby Boy/The Dayman: Elliott Pope Kaitlin Olsen as Dee as Coffee Shop Princess: Erin Billings/Lucy Gamades Rob McElhenney as Mac as The Nightman: Dylan Herina Danny DeVito as Frank as The Troll: Dan Leary Charlie Day as Charlie as The Dayman Redux: Zach Treichel Mary Elizabeth Ellis as The Waitress: Abby Kass Old Woman Accompanist: Idine Mousavi

"Shy" from Once Upon a Mattress performed by Lara McAllister

"Untitled," a monologue performed by Chrissy Sardano

*Is it Bee Movie? WHO KNOWS?!

Summer Show 2016 Cast List

A huge thank you to all who came out and auditioned for Summer Show 2016 – especially in the midst of final projects, papers, and exams. Without further ado here is the cast list for Summer Show 2016, Finding the Sun. Fergus: Kobe Yank-Jacobs; Ben Moll Edmee: Becky Ittner Henden: Evan Creedon Cordelia: Lucy Gamades; Rachel Skalka Gertrude: Grace Candan Daniel: Chris Remillard; Conner Reed Benjamin: Richard Von Itter Abigail: Emily Gianvecchio; Tori Mueller

Please note that the roles that have multiple individuals cast are double cast to accommodate conflicts throughout the summer; there will be no understudy actors in this production.

If you were not cast, you can absolutely still be involved in Summer Show, as we’re still on the hunt for fabulous technicians and producers! If you’re interested in teching, email our Technical Advisor, Jamie Johannsen, at jamiejn@bu.edu. Looking for more of a budgeting/marketing type of gig? Email our Treasurer, Brittany Kamson, at bkamson@bu.edu.

Again, thanks so much to everyone who auditioned, and congratulations to those cast!

BUSTies 2016 Hosts and Fall 2016 Show Order

After seeing the presentations from two extremely impressive BUSTies hosting teams today, we are excited to announce that Alexandra Edwards and Hanna Anderson will be teaming up to host BUSTies 2016! Additionally, we have selected Abby Kass and Faith Reed to be the BUSTies Event Manager and Assistant Event Manager, respectively. Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 28th at 6PM in Photonics Room 906 because this is one night you certainly do not want to miss! Look out for the Facebook event soon!  

Also, we decided the show order for our Fall 2016 season. It is as follows:

The Addams Family, October 21st, 22nd, and 23rd

Stupid F$&king Bird, November 3rd, 4th, and 5th

Come Back Little Sheba, November 17th, 18th, and 19th

 

Have a great night, Troupies, and we'll see you all at our Spring 2016 One Acts, Monologues, and Musical Numbers Festival this Friday, April 15th, and Saturday, April 16th, at 8PM in the Student Theater at Agganis Arena!

Spring 2016 One Acts, Monologues and Musical Numbers Festival Cast Lists

Thanks to everyone who came out to audition for our Spring 2016 One Acts, Monologues a and Musical Numbers Festival – we had some absolutely incredible talent walk through our doors! Go ahead and search for your name on the list! If you got cast – congratulations! You’ll be hearing from your director very soon!

If you did not get cast – we know, this moment sucks. There’s no getting around it. But, there are still opportunities to get involved with Stage Troupe this semester! If you’re interested in doing tech for the Spring 2016 One Acts, Monologues and Musical Numbers Festival we offer positions in every tech department. To do tech for One Acts, kindly email our Technical Advisor, Jamie Johannsen, at jamiejn@bu.edu. If you’d like to try your hand at producing for One Acts, shoot an email to our Treasurer, Brittany Kamson, at bkamson@bu.edu. Thanks again to everyone who came and auditioned and we hope to see you at the One Acts, Monologues and Musical Numbers Festival on Friday, April 15th and Saturday, April 16th at 8PM!

 

Controlling Interest

Jack: Nick Staffaroni

David: Alicia Giannetti

Steven: Chris Remillard

Brad: Shane O’Connor

Ashley: Becca DeGregorio

Bethany: Sam Kinde

 

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

Dr. Horrible: Nathan Wilgeroth

Captain Hammer: Victor Kholod

Penny: Kaitlyn Jones

Moist/Male Anchor: Danny Ehrenpreis

Bad Horse #1/Female Anchor: Karlie Fitzgerald

Bad Horse #2/Hammer Groupie #1: Victoria Jones

Bad Horse #3/Hammer Groupie #2: Faith Reed

Mayor/Hammer Groupie #3: Andrew Moeller

 

Post-its (Notes on a Marriage)

Actor: Kobe Yank-Jacobs

Actress: Nicolette Forsey-Smerek

 

Monologues

Paulina Ke

Abby Kass

Joe McLaughlin

 

Musical Numbers

Jenna Perlman

Assassins 2016 Official Rules

Our lovely VPSP, Danny Ehrenpreis, has so graciously drawn up some very official rules for this year's installment of Assassins! They are as follows:

  1. You cannot kill somebody during the full allotted time of your target's academic commitments (i.e. classes, office hours, exams, labs, etc.).
  2. You cannot kill somebody during Stage Troupe or any other extracurricular theater group events (ie. rehearsals, shows, special projects etc.). This includes On Broadway, Wandering Minds, and Shakespeare Society.
  3. Nothing can be done that breaks BU Policy (i.e. going on roofs, breaking into buildings, damaging items etc.).
  4. Safety is PRIORITY and if it is compromised you will be immediately disqualified from the game.
  5. Stage Troupe Vice President of Special Projects, Danny Ehrenpreis, is the judge and the game master! What he says, and only what he says, goes!
  6. Any questions, comments or concerns must be sent to Danny Ehrenpreis (via email at dehrenp@bu.edu, text, smoke signal, etc.) as soon as possible so as the clarify the situation immediately!

Now get out there and have a blast, Troupies!

Spring 2016 Mainstage and Charity Show Pitches

Good afternoon, Troupies! Here are the Mainstage and Charity Show pitches for the upcoming Spring 2016 semester: Mainstages

Come Back Little Sheba by William Inge, proposed by Taylor Tessitore and Christy George The Tragedy of MacBeth by William Shakespeare, proposed by Abby Kass The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, proposed by Bridget Baker The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, proposed by Victor Kholod Play it Again, Sam by Woody Allen, proposed by Daniella Seidl*

Charity Show

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal, proposed by Karen Loewy

Please join us at our Third General Meeting on November 1st at 7PM in The Student Theater at Agganis Arena to hear pitches from the director hopefuls, cast your vote on our spring season and elect a new Vice President of Special Projects! See you there!

*Due to extenuating personal circumstances, the Executive Board has granted Daniella Seidl an extension to pitch a mainstage production

Fall 2015 One Acts and Monologue Festival Selections

Hello Troupies! Thank you to all who pitched for this year’s One Acts and Monologue Festival! The number of pitches was overwhelming, and we are so glad to have everyone excited to get involved. We’re proud to announce the chosen works:

Bulbous Bouffant by The Vestibules, directed by Hanna Anderson [epistolary] by Steven Christopher Yockey, directed by Karen Loewy Pity the Fool by D.M. Larson, directed by Bridget Baker Window Husbands by Zoe Enscoe, directed Zoe Enscoe

Congratulations to the directors, and again, thank you to all who pitched! One Acts will be held December 5th and 6th in BU Central and auditions will be held October 26th and 27th from 6PM - 10PM, location TBA. Please come if you are interested in auditioning for any of these plays, a monologue or a song. Feel free to contact any of the One Acts directors or our Vice President of Special Projects, Ali Edwards, if you would like to read the show in advance or have any questions.