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Kasey Yeargain as Justin Tarrant

Kasey Yeargain is a New York based, Midwestern born singer and actor. New York Credits Include Barback in The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking (New World Stages), Michael in The Wrong Box (Opera America), and Joe in Cowpokes and Petticoats (ArtsQuest Theatricals). Regional Credits: Edward Rutledge in 1776 (Palisades Players), El Gallo in The Fantasticks (Festival 56/Clay and Wattles Theater), Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls (Festival 56), Father in Violet (Festival 56), Magaldi in Evita (Broward Stage Door), Captain Duval in The New Moon (Lyric Stage), Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (OKC City Rep), Curly/Jud in Oklahoma! (Rose State Theatre/Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma), Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd (Seagle Music Colony), Zuniga in Carmen (Tulsa Opera), Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni (Lawrence Opera Theatre). Website: KaseyYeargain.org - Social Media: @KaseyYeargain
 

Jennifer Teska as Marianne Tarrant

Favorite roles include Eva (u/s) in Evita, Jessica/Hamlet in the NYC debut of Women Playing Hamlet,  Marcy in I Love You Because, Lizzie in Baby, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, and creating the role of the Vestal Virgin in the opera-infused play RISE.  Film/TV credits include series regular Lizzie Bennet in the web series, The Jane Games (www.TheJaneGames.com), Elaine in Seasons 4 & 5 of Math Warriors (www.MathWarriorsWebSeries.com), Nicole Peterson in The Soulless Ttilogy and Ellie Faye in the musical short film, Harmony.  SUNY Fredonia: BFA Musical Theatre.

www.JenniferTeska.com/@JenTeska.

John Mervini as Nick Arecchi

John Mervini was last seen with Isle of Shoals in Occupation: Dragonslayer. Off Broadway: Yankee Peddler (Actors Temple), O'Brien and O'Brian (FringeNYC), That Lady From Maxim's (NYMF), Once Upon a Time in New Jersey, Illyria (Prospect Theatre Co.), Church (The Public) Other Selected NY: Cheeseburger Deluxe (NYTW), Prelude to Tomorrow (Isle of Shoals), Avarice (The Bridge), Under Milk Wood (The Mint), The Hanging of Razor Brown (59E59), Found a Peanut (Red Fern Theatre Co.); The Gospel Show (La Mama, etc.) Regional: Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire, Leo in The Producers, Children of Eden, Tommy in Brigadoon, Bob in White Christmas, Jesus in Godspell. Film/TV: Ed Rock, Breaking Bad, Barely Legal, Is This Thing On, Pardon My French, Dear Mrs. Fenton. John composed the score and single Rest My Soul for the film Momma, out now; and as a guitarist has played The Metropolitan Room, Slake, and The PIT. Thanks to the cast and crew, Sam, family and friends! 

www.johnmervini.com 

Cait Kelly as Gianella Arecchi

Cait Kelly is so excited to be back performing with Isle of Shoals; she was most recently seen in their production of Occupation: Dragonslayer last fall in the role of Jenny. Cait is a graduate of Circle in the Square Theater School and Fordham University. You can follow Cait's adventures on Facebook and instagram! Many thanks to Bryan, Stephen, the cast, and company! 

Justy Kosek as Danny

Justy Kosek is a native New Yorker and proud graduate of Brandeis University. Recent favorite roles include Matt in The Fantasticks (ArcStages), Proteus in Two Gentleman Of Verona (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Groom in Gilgamesh! A musical Epic (The Connelly Theater) and Lysander in A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Gene Frankel [just two blocks away on Bond Street!]. Justy is delighted to be working with Isle of Shoals for the first time. Justykosek.com

Cecilia Vaicels as Bonita Braithwaite

In IOS productions of That Lady from Maxim’s, she originated the role of Gabrielle Petypon and played her in all three productions including the New York Musical Festival. She originated the role of Elsa Maxwell in their World Premier of Cafe Coward and played Lynn Fontanne in the Long Island Premier. Other IOS productions: Occupation: Dragonslayer (Harriet), Lighthouse (Evangeline Pratt), Autumn Leaves, Our Town (Mrs. Webb), Still Life (Myrtle Baggot), Idiot's Delight (Senora Rossi), an intimate eve with Will & Chris (various Shakespearean characters), Suddenly Last Summer (Sr. Felicity). Other credits include: Rags (Landlady), George M! (Mrs. Barker), The Wizard of Oz (Almira Gulch/Wicked Witch), Kiss of the Spider Woman (Molina's Mother), Into the Woods (Granny/Giant/Cinderella's mother), Gypsy (Miss Mazeppa), Little Shop of Horrors (Puppeteer/Audrey II), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Kate), Night Watch (Helga) and many more. She has also appeared in independent films, most recently Dumped and The Cosplayer by I Like to Play with Toys Productions. Thank you to Bryan and Stephen for your continued trust in me! Thanks also to Charlie and Lauren for their love and support and to God for my talent! www.CeciliaVaicels.com

Samantha Stotlzfus as Nadine Floyd

Samantha Lee Stoltzfus is thrilled to make her Isle of Shoals debut! A graduate of The University of The Arts, she was recently seen in Spandex The Musical in Minneapolis, MN. Favorite credits include Dyanne in Million Dollar QuartetAstronaut Love Show (Off-Broadway), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Xanadu (Kira), Catch Me If You Can (Brenda), Legally Blonde The Musical (Brooke Wyndham), Smokey Joe’s Café (DeLee), and The 39 Steps. In addition she has toured with Honolulu Theatre for Youth, and performed as vocalist for the Oahu Liberty Bells & Aha A’ina Luau. Tremendous love and gratitude to the LoveCourt Family!

www.samanthaleestotlzfus.com

Ruby Locknar as Irina Guvochovny

Ruby is thrilled to be making her Isle of Shoals debut! An incoming freshman at the Musical Theatre Conservatory at the New York Film Academy, some of Ruby's past credits include The Putnam County Spelling Bee (Logainne), A Piece Of My Heart (Whitney), Next To Normal (Natalie), and loads more! Ruby voice can also be heard on numerous recordings for Music Theatre International such as Tarzan The Musical (young Tarzan), Willy Wonka (Veruca Salt), The Little Mermaid (Scuttle), and Winnie The Pooh (Tigger). She would like to thank her friends and family for always supporting her, and she hopes you enjoy the show! To connect with Ruby, you can find her on Twitter & Instagram @Rubylocknar 

Natalie Martzial as Darla Eddington

Natalie Martzial is thrilled to be joining Isle of Shoals Productions, Inc. for their production of LoveCourt! Originally an Ohio native, Natalie holds a BFA in musical theater from Youngstown State University. She has performed professionally all over New York City, upstate New York, and Ohio, with notable companies such as The Adirondack Shakespeare Co., Everyday Inferno Theater Co., The West End Lounge, WOW Cafe Theater, Tecumseh! Outdoor Theater Drama, and many more.  Favorite credits include: Angelo, The Comedy of Errors (Adirondack Shakespeare Co.), Maureen Johnson, RENT (YSU), Percy Talbot, The Spitfire Grill '(YSU), and Ophelia, Hamlet (Mahoning Valley Players). Natalie would like to thank her friends, family, and fiancé for their never ending love and support!

Cheney Morgan as Eguene Blather

Cheney is thrilled to be a part of the cast of LoveCourt. He was most recently seen in Robin Hood (What Dreams May Co.) as the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham. Some of Cheney's favorite acting credits include Alan Strang in Equus (Oakland Center for the Arts), Firs in The Cherry Orchard (Youngstown State University), and Torch in Riff Raff (APO Black Box Productions), to name a few. He would like to send a huge thank you to his fiancée, all of his friends, and his family for their support. 

Chloe Willa as Clarinda (Trio)

Chloe Willa is absolutely thrilled to be making her NYC debut with Isles of Shoals Productions, Inc. for their production of LoveCourt! Born and raised in San Francisco, Chloe graduated from the University at Buffalo with a BFA in Theatre Performance just last year, and finally made the move to NYC just last month. Past credits include: Furry Friend (u/s Snow White), That’s Our Snow White (East Bay Children’s Theatre Company), Featured Ensemble, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Second Generation Theatre Company), Lucinda, Into the Woods (UB), Millie, Hot. L Baltimore (UB), and Spirit, The Tempest (UB). Chloe would like to thank her friends and family, (specifically, Mom and Dad!), and the whole LoveCourt crew for this opportunity, as well as everyone’s unconditional support throughout the way. Enjoy the show! 

Hannah Grace Forsley as Steffi (Trio)

Hannah Grace was most recently seen on the national tour of How the Grinch Stole Christmas as Betty Lou. Other NY credits include Berenstain Bears Live (Sister Bear), A Chorus Line (Bebe/dir. Baayork Lee), and Spring Awakening (Anna). She is a graduate of Pace University where she received her BFA in Musical Theater. She would like to thank everyone involved for the opportunity to be a part of LoveCourt

Kevin F Rogers as Jerome (Trio)

Kevin is happy to be returning to Isle of Shoals after originating the role of Felipe in their production of Occupation: Dragonslayer. Simultaneously with this production, Kevin is appearing as Moritz in Spring Awakening at Porter Park in Montclair, NJ. Off-Broadway: See Through My Lens (Jon/Brent). Other NYC: Jesus Christ Superstar (Simon, u/s Jesus), Les Misérables (Marius), Carousel (Mr. Snow), The Sound of Music (Rolf). For 4 years, Kevin sang with MasterVoices which is currently artistic directed by Tony Award-Winner Ted Sperling. During his employment with the chorale, Kevin performed at Carnegie Hall seven times. Recent Training: Muhlenberg College, Goldsmiths College at the University of London. Thank you friends and family for your unwavering support! www.kevinfrogers.com

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Bryan Williams

Book and Lyrics

Co-Founder, along with the late Lance Hewett and Annette Triquère, of Isle of Shoals Productions, Inc. For Isle of Shoals:  book, music and/or lyrics for 20 musicals and revues, usually in close collaboration with Lance, among them the award-winning That Lady from Maxim’s (4 New York Innovative Theater Awards, including outstanding book and score as well as outstanding musical production); last season’s musical fable of 9/11, Occupation: Dragonslayer; their monumental musical adaptation of Marlowe’s Edward the Second; and Lighthouse, the seminal Isle of Shoals musical, derived from Ibsen’s The Lady from the Sea.  OFF BROADWAY:  In This Fallen City (Circle Rep, developed at the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference; his screenplay adaptation, Night of Courage, won ABC’s New Drama for Television Award).  REGIONAL:  A World I Never Made, his modern tragedy chosen for the inaugural season of New Jersey Repertory Company, where he was named Playwright-in-Residence. Prize-Winning Plays:  I, Lionel (published by Dramatic Publishing Company), Icarus Variations (Julie Harris Competition), Playing Combs (John Gassner Award), Homing Penguins (McLaren Comedy and David James Ellis Memorial Awards), In the Garden of the Witch (published by Baker’s Plays).  His musicals have been performed at Folger Theatre in DC (Love’s Labour’s Lost: The Musical), Brooklyn Academy of Music, Lincoln Center Theatre Festival, and a U.S. Army Special Services Tour of European bases. Proud to be a Hoya (as well as a member of the Dramatists Guild), Bryan is an honoree of the elite Georgetown University Theatre Donn B. Murphy Hall of Fame.

Joe Ferrante

Music

After developing his skills as composer and musical director for numerous children’s shows for Fantasy Playhouse, LoveCourt is Joe Ferrante’s second “grown-up” musical theater score. His first score, The Good of the Tribe, was presented as a staged reading at the Dramatists Guild in 1999. Joe is the piano accompanist and an adjunct faculty member at Nassau Community College on Long Island, where he plays for the choral groups as well as individual vocal and instrumental students. He also accompanies for the University Choir at Hofstra. He is music director at the United Methodist Church of Floral Park, an instructor for Music Simply Music, and an accompanist for the American Academy of Ballet’s summer program. As a pop musician Joe has played a variety of solo and ensemble “gigs” throughout the tri-state area and beyond. He currently lives on Long Island with his wife Megan and their children Thomas and Madeline.

Stephen Ryan

Director

Margo Murphy-Gross

Production Stage Manager

Margo Murphy-Gross graduated from Wagner College with a BA in Theatre and Speech and concentration in Management. Ms. Murphy-Gross most recently worked on Me Prometheus for the New York Theater Festival. Her credits also include A Brandy Before Dying, for the Fringe Festival; Wine & Spirits, with Red Shark Productions; Henry V, for The Rouge & Peasant Players; Taming of the Shrew, for the Manhattan Shakespeare Company. Margo’s Wanger credits include Spamalot, Stop Kiss, and My Soldiers.

Jillian Christensen

Assistant Stage Manager

Jillian is a recent transplant to New York City and is pleased to make her Isle of Shoals debut.  A fifteen year veteran of all things management, she's worked on Last Chance for Mama and Koalas Are Dicks with Randomly Specific Theater, Marry Me A Little with The Gallery Players, and Company with St. Barts' Players.  Thanks to her husband, John for a lot of long nights and home-cooked dinners.

Janet Goldberg

Costumes

Janet is happy to be returning to costume another IOS production. She has costumed or co-costumed productions for the company since "Shadowlands" in 2012. She is married to our director Stephen Ryan and hopes to actually get to spend some time with him soon. To NM-125.

Joe D'Emilio

Lights

Morgan Alexander Social Media Marketing

Social Media, Photography and PR

Lindsey Whorton. contact for media; morganalexandersmm@gmail.com/ morganalexandersmm.com

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