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9 to 5 is a timeless comedy but the themes of sexual harassment, misogyny and gender discrimination still resonate with us forty years after the movie debuted. Today’s socially conscious teens are the perfect people to tell this story. They are ready to make change in the world and they have connected deeply with this powerful story of women taking charge. From the odious Frank Hart to the ebulli
Audrey Stich as Violet Newstead
Ella Byerly as Judy Bernly
Katelynn Carlson as Doralee Rhodes
Elanor Sansburn as Roz Keith
Kai Fischer as Franklin Hart
Aqua Gordon as Kathy/Ensemble
Fiona Britten as Margaret/Ensemble
Leo Krouper as Dick Bernly/Ensemble
Jackson Zimmerman as Dwayne Rhodes/Ensemble
Abby Pieper as Missy Hart/Ensemble
Finn Paynich as Joe/Corpse/Ensemble
Anna Blanchard as Maria/Intern/Ensemble
Kylie Anderson as Dance Captain/Cop/Security Guard
Leif Winter as Josh Newstead/Ensemble
Quinn Mitchel as Candy Striper/Ensemble
Kassidy Shelford as New Employee/Orderly/Ensemble
Sofia-Marie Castillo as Bob Enright/Detective/Ensemble
Amy Hastings as Russell Tinsworthy/Doctor/Ensemble
Kael Bartness.....Drum Set/Percussion
Kadyn Holguin......Bass Guitar
Carlie Head......Alto Sax, Clarinet
Anna McPherson......Clarinet, Flute
Bill Kusler......Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Nick John......Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Bass Clarinet
Kylie Anderson (Dance Captain/Ensemble): Kylie is so excited to be a part of her first production with Red Curtain. Previous roles include Nikki Crandall (Musical Comedy Murders of 1940), Grace Farrell (Annie), Marty (Grease), Ensemble (Mamma Mia!). She would like to thank Dorothy, Laura, and Rose for giving her this opportunity. She would also like to thank her parents for supporting her, and lastly thank you to the cast and crew for all the hard work they put into this show.
Anna Blanchard (Maria/Ensemble): Anna is back from the dead since her last performance in the pandemic production of 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse at Cedarcrest Middle School. Anna has been training to kick the crap out of people since she was 5 years old as a Kung Fu student. After being inspired by Disney’s “Mulan,” she wanted to stretch her wings and add singing and then dancing as Tessie in Annie Jr. Now she is excited to debut at Red Curtain in this teen cast of 9 to 5 the Musical.
Fiona Britten (Margaret/Ensemble): Fiona is thrilled to be in her second production with Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts. And more importantly...to finally be performing for her first live audience! She is most grateful for her supportive family & friends. Fiona loves dancing, singing, cooking and will be a senior at Snohomish High School next year.
Ella Byerly (Judy Bernly): Ella is very excited for her third year doing Summer Stars with RCF. She is going into her senior year at Snohomish High School where she is currently theatre club president. In her free time she likes to be with friends and family and underwater basket weave. She would like to thank her parents, Dolly Parton, and her friend Jacob for showing her “Luca.”
Katelynn Carlson (Doralee Rhodes): Katelynn is thrilled to be a part of her first Red Curtain Summer Stars production. She is going into her senior year at Lakewood High School where she started doing theatre. She has really enjoyed working with this group of people because everyone has become one big family. She would like to thank all of her cast mates, production team, and audience for making this all possible. Enjoy the show!
Sofia Marie Castillo (Bob Enright/Detective/Ensemble): Sofia Marie will be a sophomore at Meadowdale High School. Her previous theater experience include Shrek, Willy Wonka and James and the Giant Peach with Madrona Children’s theater, also in The Little Mermaid with Driftwood Theater’s Teen Troop. She has enjoyed this varied cast & crew.
Kai Fischer (Franklin Hart Jr.): Kai is happy to be back on stage again after a year-long break. He’s so grateful for the supportive and kind community at Red Curtain Theatre, and can’t thank the production team and his cast mates enough for making this show such a memorable experience. Additionally, Kai would like to thank his family, and friends outside of the show, who support his passions, and helped to lift him through trying times. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Aqua Gordon (Kathy/Ensemble): Aqua is very excited to be part of 9 to 5. They haven’t done much theater before and are very thankful for this experience.
Amy Hastings (Doctor/Tinsworthy/Ensemble): Although this is not her first show, this is Amy’s first show with Summer Stars, and she has been thrilled to work with the creative team at Red Curtain. She would like to thank her family for helping her during the rehearsal process, as well as Dolly Parton for writing this incredible musical.
Leo Krouper (Dick Bernly/Ensemble): Leo makes his triumphant return to stage after semi-retiring in the 8th grade. Other than acting, he has enjoyed helping out back stage on a few productions at EHK12, his former school. Leo will be a senior at MTHS in the STEM program. He’s excited to play (a) Dick and would like to thank the entire cast and crew for putting on an amazing show.
Quinn Mitchel (Candy Striper/Ensemble): Quinn is thrilled to be doing theatre again this summer and even more thrilled to be doing this amazing show! Most recently, she was involved in Dark of the Moon at Red Curtain. Quinn wants to thank the cast and crew for being a supportive, amazing group of people to be around. She would also like to thank Dolly Parton for no specific reason.
Finn Paynich (Joe/Ensemble) is thrilled to return to the stage for 9 to 5 this summer! Finn’s recently been in You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Ranked, and Something Rotten. They enjoy family, friends, nature, and duh, theater. So much love and so many thanks to the cast, crew, the directors, and their voice teacher Jordyn for all their hard work, creativity, talent, and support. Enjoy the show!
Abby Pieper (Missy Hart/Ensemble): This is Abby’s third year doing Summer Stars, having previously played Portia (double cast, Something Rotten), and Helga in Cabaret. She recently graduated from Snohomish High School, having been in the theatre club for four years with her favorite shows being Macbeth (stage manager) and The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 (Helsa). She will be attending Lewis and Clark College in Portland this fall.
Elanor Sansburn (Roz Keith) is excited to join the cast for her first show at The Red Curtain. She’s previously enjoyed playing a cop in Footloose, Mrs. Hobbs in Elf, and Wendy in Peter Pan. In her spare time she loves to draw, practice guitar, and play with her cats. Elanor would like to thank Dolly Parton for her never-ending generosity and love of all people!
Kassidy Shelford (Ensemble) plays several characters in the show including a secretary, a fantasy princess, an orderly, a new employee, and more. She is very excited to be part of her first production outside school. She would like to thank the audience for being fully vaccinated.
Audrey Stich (Violet Newstead): Audrey is stoked for her thrilling second year with Summer Stars and she is so excited to be back in front of an audience. Audrey just graduated from Lakewood High School and is headed off to Eastern Washington University this fall. She would like to thank Kael and Lucy as well as the colors of the rainbow.
Leif Winter (Josh Newstead/Ensemble): Leif is excited to finally return to live theatre on the RCF stage. He previously played Leroy Herman in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and King Yokel in the Bachelor King at CMS. He’d like to thank his family, friends and teachers for their continued love, guidance and support over the years.
Jackson Zimmerman (Dwayne Rhodes/Ensemble): Jackson has been acting since he was 6 years old, first appearing in the ensemble of a production of Beauty and the Beast Jr. His favorite role to date was Roger Hopewell in Snohomish High School’s production of The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940. Jackson would like to pursue a career in theatre, as a director/lyricist/librettist.
Assistant Director......Madeleine Jenness
Music Director......Rose Yurcina
Stage Manager......Grace Donohue
Orchestra Conductor......Drew Winston
Rehearsal Accompanist......Kevin DeFord
Youth Choreographer......Sami Burton
Set Design, Lighting Design......Scott Randall
Lead Carpenter......Werner “Randy” Randall
Set Construction......Scott Randall, Megan McDermott, Kenny Randall,
Light Board Operator......Scott Randall
Lighting Technician......Joren Thiessen
Spotlight Operators......Gina Wilhelm, Dan Orme
Sound Technician......Ted Wright
Sound Board Operator......Larry Lisk
Running Crew......Avery Sund, Evangeline Carballo, Eden Sansburn, Lora Johnson,
Aidan Dalberg, Stephen Waters, Charlotte Day
Summer Stars Program Administrator......Beckye Randall
Sami Burton (Youth Choreographer): Sami has been dancing since she was 2 years old. Sami was a part of Cabaret two summers ago as a Kit Kat girl. Sami has technical training in multiple dance styles (ballet, jazz, contemporary, etc.). In her free time, Sami loves to “chillax*.” (*Scott’s word)
Grace Donohue (Stage Manager): Grace is very excited to be stage managing her first show with Red Curtain! She'd like to thank the production team and Kristen Stewart for making it all possible.
Madeleine Jenness (Assistant Director/History and Feminism Consultant) is a recent graduate of The University of Washington in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies. Madeleine has done theater since they were 7, with highlights being Toad in A Year With Frog and Toad at Edmonds Heights K-12, Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream with Bigfoot Players, and Ensemble in The Addams Family at The Edmonds Driftwood Players. Past production credits include multiple technical roles at Edmonds Heights K-12, and Assistant Choreographer for Teen Troupe at Driftwood. They are so proud of the hard work everyone has done and looks forward to returning to the stage post-COVID.
Laura McFarlane (Choreographer): Laura is delighted to be making her Red Curtain choreography debut after appearing on stage here as Shelby in Steel Magnolias. Favorite roles include: Olive (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Nina (Vanya, Sonia, Masha & Spike), Helene (Sweet Charity) and Maggie (A Chorus Line). Laura earned her degrees in Informatics and Musical Theatre from the University of Washington. She has performed with numerous theatre groups around the Seattle area including the Lamplight Productions, UW School of Drama, Kitsap Forest Theatre, the UW Stage Notes, and Seattle Opera.
Dorothy Pierce (Director) is excited to be back at RCF for her second year directing Summer Stars. She was seen on the RCF stage in December 2019 playing Scrooge in the crazy and ridiculous Scrooge in Rouge. A proud member of the interactive improv company Events on the Edge, Dorothy revels in being crazy and ridiculous. By day a drama teacher at Edmonds Heights K-12, she still acts whenever the opportunity arises. Favorite roles have been the Witch in Into the Woods, Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly, Lady Grace in Something’s Afoot, and Anna in The King and I.
Scott Randall (Set and Lighting Design): Scott has his hand in designing for most of the show at RCF, and he is especially happy to be working on stage after doing only online shows for the past year.
Rose Yurcina (Musical Director) is a performer, voice teacher and music director who grew up in Snohomish and recently returned to the area after twelve years in Austin, TX. While in Texas, Rose worked on many professional, educational & community theatre productions. She also served as the lead vocal instructor for The Georgetown Palace Theatre Pre-Professional Performance Company and spent eight years advising music students at The University of Texas at Austin. Rose has a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Central Washington University. She loves working with performers of all ages and is thrilled to be a new member of the Red Curtain community.
Drew Winston (Conductor) has recently performed with Red Curtain, Village Theatre, and Polluted Light. He is currently a student at Western Washington University, studying Theatre Arts. Thanks to Joe, Scott, Rose, Kevin, and the rest of the RCF family! Instagram: @drew.j.w