Love, Loss and What I Wore
A play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory covering all the important topics -mothers, prom dresses, mothers, hating purses, mothers and why we wear black. Based on the best seller by Ilene Beckerman.
PG-13 for Strong Language & Sexual Content
This is Jeanne’s debut performance at HCT but by no means her debut on stage. A veteran of Florida theatre she has performed in 4,000 Miles, Little Women, Six Dance lessons in Six Weeks, Second Time Around, Fifth of July, and Prime of Miss Jean Brody to name a few. Her TV commercials include Florida Power and Light, I Spy Bird House, Wedgewood Ornaments, U.S. Pharmaceutical Group, Wells Fargo and others. She offers thanks to her husband Warren for his support and has found it to be a delight to work with Vicky.
You can read more about Jeanne here http://www.jeanne-oconnor.com/about
Carrie Kimbrell Kimzey
Carrie has been involved in theatre and acting since she was a freshman in high school. After graduating, she completed an internship with the Hendersonville Little Theatre (now Hendersonville Community Theatre), serving as assistant stage manager for their production of On Golden Pond. She then attended UNC at Asheville for a year and studied acting. After taking a seven year break, Carrie returned to acting in July of 2016. Since then, she has acted in multiple shows with The Magnetic Theatre and Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective (both based out of Asheville, NC). When not onstage, she is an active model and cosplay artist.
This is Beth’s first time on the HCT stage since appearing in 2016’s The Chalk Garden, though she appeared plenty BACKSTAGE when she stage managed the most recent mainstage show, Stage Kiss. Love, Loss and What I Wore marks her first appearance on HCT’s Second Stage. She is thrilled to be working with such strong, talented and wonderful women.
Charlene Lightfoot Spinks
Charlene has had roles in several 2017 HCT productions including: Med Tech/Student roles in Wit, a “Sassy Sister” in the Second Stage production of the Roaring 20’s, “Maria” in The Man of La Mancha and “Betty Meeks” in the Foreigner. She has also assisted with lighting and set construction/painting etc. A long-time member of the Flat Rock Playhouse Chorus, she has participated in musical productions at the Main Stage and the Downtown Playhouse including Abba, a Rodgers and Hammerstein Tribute and several Christmas shows. She recently joined a trio called “Blissing”, singing a Cappella music at local restaurants, retirement centers, church groups and private parties.
Jennifer Reed Memolo
Jennifer is happy to be making her return to HCT. She previously appeared in HCT’s 2016 production of Chalk Garden. In 2017 she performed in BLT’s production of Almost Maine and Agnes of God and was assistant director for The Rainmaker. She is a dedicated wife and mother of two talented, beautiful daughters. She dedicates her performance to them and Lenore Shay, for their inspiration and love.
Aoife (Efa) Clancy comes from Co Tipperary Ireland and has lived in the States for over 25 years. She is a professional Singer/Musician and studied Speech & Drama at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. While growing up in Ireland she toured Drama festivals throughout the country with the Brewery lane theatre company and was awarded best supporting actress for her role as Claire in Leo Boucicault’s “The Shaughraun. In 2016 Aoife featured as Maggie in Don Burton’s short Film “Always stop for Rabbits” which was selected for the Freedom Shorts XVI, Philadelphia PA & West Texas Film Festival, Odessa TX . This is Aoife’s first appearance with HCT.