MEET THE CAST OF NUNSENSE

Karen Covington-Yow
(Sister Robert Anne)

This is Karen’s fifth time playing Robert Anne in various Nunsense productions around the region. She is thrilled to be back in the habit! You may remember her from our production of Nuncrackers. Other regional credits include: Love, Linda (Linda Porter), The Sparrow & the Whippoorwill (Gladys), Company (Susan), Mame (Gooch), Into the Woods (Jack’s Mother), Zombie Prom (Delilah Strict), Seussical (Sour Kangaroo), Bonnie & Clyde (Cumie), Sister Act (Mother Superior), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey), The Musical of Musicals (Abby), and The Addams Family (Alice). Karen thanks Mike for his love, and Russ for showing her how it’s done.

Hogan McLamb
(Father Virgil)

Hogan is a 21 year old actor from Asheville, North Carolina. You may have seen him in Such roles as Jack Kelly in newsies, judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd, and many more with the APAA. Hogan has also done shows with HART theater (Brighton beach Memoirs, and Oliver) as well as ACT (Annie get your gun, Addams family, etc.) Hogan would love to thank everyone along the way that has helped make a dream a career, and is looking forward to his future!

Sarah Henby
(Sister Leo)

Sarah is thrilled to be back on stage. This will be her second show here at HT. She has had several lead roles in numerous local school plays, including Mrs. Gloop in Willy Wonka, Jasmine in Aladdin, Rose in Alice in Wonderland, Fiona in Shrek, Wendy in Peter Pan and Prudy Pingleton in Hairspray, right here on HT’s main stage. She also is currently in a production at West Henderson High as Scuttle in The Little Mermaid. Sarah is so excited to be performing as Sister Mary Leo in Nunsense and knows this will help shape, continue to grow and mature her as a young actress. Sarah is so thankful for the talented cast and crew that she gets to do this show with. She has already learned so much from their professionalism and talent and is grateful for this experience.

Allison Starling
(Sister Amnesia)

Allison is so excited to be returning to the Hendersonville Theatre stage. Her passions include musical theatre and theatre design which she hopes to continue to pursue. She graduated from North Greenville University in 2017 with a degree in theatre design with a focus in costume. She wants to thank Victoria Lamberth and the entire team at Hendersonville Theatre for allowing her to be apart of all the fun!

Leisa Foronda
(Sister Wilhelm )

Leisa Foronda is thrilled to be back on stage. This is her debut with Hendersonville Community Theater. She is new to the area having moved up from St. Petersburg where she taught kindergarten, was active in St Pete City Theater and on a shuffleboard team. Moving to WNC during a pandemic,has given her plenty of time to take care of the animals on her mothers farm and on the yoga mat. She would like to thank Victoria for giving her this chance to play around on stage again.

Dru Dykes
(Sister Stage Manager)

Dru loves working with Hendersonville Theatre! Being part of such a group of talented people is what helps her get out of bed in the morning. Being on stage or off makes her happy along with her wonderful husband, Dogs Daisy & Loki, and Cats Bear & Oscar!

Special Guest Trissa King

The Reverend Mother
Sister Mary Regina

 

Victoria Lamberth
Director

Victoria Lamberth is an actor, director and writer who lives in Hendersonville. Her recent directing credits include Love, Loss and What I Wore at Hendersonville Community Theatre, Grimm’s Fairy Tales at Montford Park Players, What Happens After Manhattan and The Sparrow and the Whippoorwill at The Magnetic Theatre. When she’s not in the theatre, she works as a graphic designer and marketing consultant.

Laura Williams
Music Director

Laura Williams grew up with a great love for music and finds joy in sharing and cultivating that passion in others. She has degrees from Brevard College (BM) and the University of Colorado, Boulder (MM) along with the Certificate of Vocology at the National Center for Voice and Speech in Salt Lake City. Williams had the amazing privilege of both singing and teaching internationally in Germany, Tunisia, China and Chile and have served on several voice and music faculties, most recently at CU Denver and the International College of Beijing. She now teaches private voice and piano lessons.

Matilyn Hull
Choreographer

Matilyn is excited to share her love of dance through choreographing this show! Though she has previous choreography experience, this is her first time taking on a full show, and she can’t think of a better group to share the adventure with. Matilyn could last be seen in Bloodbath: Victoria’s Secret at the Magnetic Theatre and has acted in several shows at Hendersonville Theatre, including August: Osage County, Steel Magnolias, and Always A Bridesmaid. Come see her in her next show in June – Steel Magnolias at Haywood Arts Regional Theatre. Thanks for supporting local theatre!

The Band

Sister Sarah Platt, Fiddle

Father Tate Albert, Drums

Father Robert Forbes, Bass

Brother Alex Tapp, Piano/Conductor

Executive Producer…………………………..Jonathan Forrester
Set Design & Construction…………………Don Schwartz
Set Dresser………………………………………Victoria Lamberth & Kai Hamilton
Sound Designer………………………………..Mark Schlorff
Light Designer…………………………………..Tate Albert
Costumer …………………………………………Samantha Jemmott
Choreographers…………………………………Matilyn Hull
Dance Captains…………………………………Karen Yow
Props Designer/Collector…………………….Victoria Lamberth, Kathleen Henby, Janice Guazzo
Photographer ……………………………………John Owens
Board Operators……………………………….. Alex Guazzo, Don Schwartz, Beth Norris, Jonathan Forrester