2017-18 Season Overview

The Dayton Playhouse is excited to present the productions for our 2017 – 2018 season!

Sister Act
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater, Book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner
Directed by Tim Rezash
Produced by Tina McPhearson
September 15 through October 1, 2017


Tia Seay – Deloris Van Cartier
Cathy Long – Mother Superior
Alicia Walton – Sister Mary Robert
Shanna Camacho – Sister Mary Patrick
Donna Cason – Sister Mary Lazarus
Elaine Smith – Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours
Zenobia Curtis – Michelle/Nun Ensemble
Andrea Wilburn – Tina/Nun Ensemble
Brian Sharp – Monsignor O’Hara
William “Kip” Moore – Curtis
Naman Clark – Eddie Souther
Thomas Troutman – Tj
William “Beau” Boatwright – Joey
Juan Gabriel Ecarnacion – Pablo
Michael Groomes – Ernie
Dawn Roth-Smith – Nun Ensemble
Amber Pfeifer – Nun Ensemble
Nelani Huntington – Nun Ensemble
Carrie Ragland – Nun Ensemble
Lindsey Cardoza – Nun Ensemble
Elizabeth Lindon – Nun Ensemble
Rebekah Skaroupka – Nun Ensemble
Angele Price – Nun Ensemble
Marabeth Klejna – Nun Ensemble
Kiersten Farmer – Fantasy Dancer/Various

Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
by Ed Graczyk
Directed by Michael Boyd
Produced by Brian Sharp
November 3 through 12, 2017


Jaunita  – Cheryl Mellen
Mona  – Rachel Oprea
Mona (then) – Samantha Stoner
Sissy – Jill Proudfoot
Sissy (then) – Diana Round
Joanne – Cassandra Engber
Edna Louise – Cassidy Manley
Stella May – Melissa Fowler
Joe – Nathan Strawser

Beehive: The Sixties Musical
Created by Larry Gallagher
Directed by Tina McPhearson
Produced by Kelli Locker
January 19 through February 4, 2018
[Auditions: November 6 & 7, 2017]

A Few Good Men
By Aaron Sorkin
Directed by Jennifer Lockwood
Produced by J. Gary Thompson
March 9 through 18, 2018
[Auditions: January 22 & 23, 2018]

Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, Book by Doug Wright
Directed by Matthew Smith
Produced by Matt Lindsay
May 4 through 20, 2018
[Auditions: March 12 & 13, 2018]