Characters (in order of appearance):
• Sarge /(double in the role of Eva Malone( Bing)- Lexie Shine
Lexie is a multi talented singer songwriter and actress. A veteran of both the stage screen Shine starred with Madonna in the cult hit, ”Who’s That Girl” and the television show “Women in Prison”. Lexie is making her second appearance with Provincetown Cares, having starred in the 2009 production of “Fallen Angels” Recently named VH1’s singer songwriter of the year, she is currently working on an album for 2012 release.
• Terry Logan - Georgia Lyman.
Georgia was most recently seen as Lady Muldoon in The Real Inspector Hound for the Publick Theater. Previous role include Maggie in the Lyric Stage production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Clea in The Scene (Lyric Stage), Helena Charles in Look Back in Anger (Orfeo Group, Best Fringe Production, 2009), MaraLynn Doddson in White People (New Rep Downstage) and Crystal Allen in The Women (Speakeasy Stage). She has been nominated three consecutive times for the Elliot Norton Best Actress Award for her work. A core member of Orfeo Group, she co-produced the award winning The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) last summer for them as well as all three web trailers for past Orfeo Group pieces. Her film and TV credits include 3 seasons as Cassie Giggs on Showtime’s Brotherhood and a current recurring role on Law & Order: SVU, as well as The Town.
• Eleanor Rousch (Pepper) – Hannah Yalland
Hannah Yelland is a British actress now living and working in the United States. She was recently nominated for a 2011 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her Broadway debut, playing Laura Jesson in the highly acclaimed production of “Brief Encounter”, directed by Emma Rice for Kneehigh Theatre Company at Studio 54. Yelland also toured with the production throughout the UK and to ACT in San Francisco; St Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, and The Guthrie, Minneapolis to great acclaim from audiences and critics alike.
Hannah has also made many appearances on the screen in her native UK. She has guest starred in many long running dramas such as “Dalziel and Pascoe”, “Poirot” and “At Touch of Frost” but has also appeared in highly acclaimed television films such as “Ahead of the Class” with Julie Walters and “The Project” directed by Peter Kosminsky. She also played Romana Denison in the Hallmark miniseries “Dinotopia” Hannah has recently filmed the pilot of “Modern Love”, a new show for Lifetime TV starring Eric Stoltz.
Darlene Van Alstyne
• Esther Nitz (Winny) -Darlene Van Alstyne
Darlene is thrilled to be working with Lynn D’Angona for the third time in aProvincetown Cares production. This summer, Darlene appeared as Roberta in Debbie Does Dallas the musical at the Post Office Cabaret. She can be seen as Gary Coleman in the Cape Repatory Theater’s production of Avenue Q, opening November 3rd. A Boston native, Van Alstyne trained at the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts in Drama and Jeanette Neil’s School of Dance in tap, jazz, and ballet. Theater credits include the role of “Honey” in Edward Elbee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Women Behind Bars, Insatiable Hunger, starring Lea DeLaria, Working, Poor Super Man, and The Wild Party. Television Credits: The Chappelle Show, As the World Turns, St. Elsewhere. Darlene would like to thank her wife, the beautiful and talented Melinda, for her unyielding love and support.
• Vivian Blaine – Maureen Keiller
Maureen is happy to be appearing at the Fourth Annual Provincetown Cares event. She has won two Independent Reviewers of New England Awards for her work in “The Women” (With SpeakEasy Stage) and “Frankie & Johnny” in the Clair De Lune (Lyric West). One Elliot Norton win for “Speech & Debate (Best Midsize Production). She has appeared in Showtimes “Brotherhood” and in the films “Fever Pitch”, “My Best Friends Girl”, “We Pedal Uphill”, “The Mulberry Tree” and “The Proposal”.
• Running time – approximately 85 minutes – no intermission.
Director: Lynn d’Angona
Writer: Patricia Kane
Music: Amy Warren & Andre Pluess
Lyrics: Patricia Kane
Music Director: Martha Bourne
Lighting Director: Tony Jackson
Sound Designer: Darby Smotherman
Graphics/Playbill: Melinda Ancillo
The Well Band