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IU Summer Theatre: Persuasion

Persuasion, IUST 2017


Adapted for the stage from Jane Austen's novel
by Jennifer LeBlanc
Directed by Dale McFadden

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July 8, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, & 22 at 7:30 pm
July 9, 15 and 23 at 2:00 pm

Wells-Metz Theatre




Persuasion - in this adaptation of Jane Austen's romantic novel, Anne and her former fiancé, Captain Wentworth, are thrust back into each other's lives after seven years apart. As the plot thickens, Anne and Captain Wentworth must wrestle with their true feelings and decide whether or not they were wrong all those years ago.


Jenny McKnight (Mrs. Musgrove / Lady Dalrymple)*

Grant Goodman (Wentworth)*

Henry Woronicz (Sir Elliot / Valet / Croft )*

Justino Brokaw (Charles Musgrove)

Tara Chiusano (Mary / Mrs. Smith)

Ryan Claus (Mr. Shepherd / Servant)

Meaghan Deiter (Lady Russell / Mrs. Croft / Singer)

Ashley Dillard (Anne)

Nicholas Jenkins (Captain Harville)

Julia Klinestiver (Louisa Musgrove)

Erin Logan (Elizabeth / Henrietta Musgrove)

Devin May (Captain Benwick / Servant)

Courtney Relyea-Spivack (Mrs. Clay)

Jason Craig West (Mr. Elliot)

*Denotes actors appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association

Production Team

Dale McFadden (Director)

Alana Yurczyk (Scenic Designer)

Katie Cowan Sickmeier (Costume Designer)

Tony Stoeri (Lighting Designer)

CC Conn (Sound Designer)

CJ Sneath (Technical Director)

Jeff Porter (Master Electrician)

Jeremy Smith (Scenic Charge Artist)

Jennie Fischer (Props Master)

Katherine Peters (Props Artisan)

Jared O'Brien (Sound Op)

Mac Van Tassel (Electrician)

Thom Quintas (Stage Manager)

K. Ashlynn Abbott (Assistant Stage Manager)

Ilona Calatayud (Assistant Stage Manager / Crew Lead)