It’s A Match?
Written by Liz Smith
Directed by Sarah Scafidi
Dec 8, 2018 2:00p.m.
Dec 9, 2018 8:00p.m.
Dec 11, 2018 9:00p.m.
Dec 13, 2018 7:00p.m.
Runtime: Approximately 75 minutes with no intermission
In a world inundated with social media and failed expectations, is it possible to still find love?
Or is it all just a game that never ends …
SARAH SCAFIDI Director
LIZ SMITH Playwright
MELANIE TAYLOR Dramaturg
EMILY BETTS Stage Manager
SETH CHAFFIN & MICHAEL KOWALSKI Set Designers
SUNI WATKINS Costume Designer
ABBY SCHLACKMAN Lighting Designer
COLIN J SASS Projection Designer
DAMIEN FIGUERAS Sound Designer
JAKOB KAHLER Prop Master
AUDREY GREGORY Assistant Director
GABRIELLA AMIET Apprentice Dramaturg
STEVEN GROSS Assistant Stage Manager
ANGELA TOICH Assistant Set Designer
COLE SUPSIC Assistant Costume Designer
KERENI SANCHEZ Festival Production Stage Manager
DALTON WHITING Technical Director
ALICIA EASTERDAY as Gina
CAMERON FARRELL as Hunter
TRINITY GRIFFIN as Karen
MALYNNE SMITH as Sophie
GIACOMO FIZZANO as Ben
JAKE JEFFERS as Jake
RUDY SCHREIBER as Richard
PJ BARTH, JAKE JEFFERS,
RUDY SCHREIBER, VICTOR VALADEZ
IRA BRIND SCHOOL OF THEATER ARTS
DAVID HOWEY Director
LAUREN FANSLAU Assistant to the Director
TERRY MITTELMAN Administrative Assistant
LINDSAY KRIEG-CRAM Associate Producer
MATTHEW GROENEVELD Technical Director
TROY MARTIN-O’SHIA Master Electrician
LEVONNE LINDSAY Costume Shop Supervisor
JEN JAYNES Audience Services Coordinator
JUSTIN LUJAN Program Head: Acting
RICK STOPPLEWORTH Program Head: Musical Theater
AMY DUGAS BROWN Program Head: Directing, Playwriting and Production
NATALIE ROBIN Program Head: Theater Design & Technology
NICK EMBREE Set Practicum/ Associate Dean for the College of Performing Arts
JOHN FLAK Stage Management Practicum
LIZ SMITH ‘19 (Playwright) is a Senior DPP. Past UArts credits include: A Little More Spring (ASM), BECKY (AD) and Why Am I Used To This? (AD). Thanks to cast , production team and designers for all they’re all hard for making this show come to life.
SARAH SCAFIDI (Director) is the Artistic Assistant at Arden Theatre Company. Recent directing credits include Trigger Warning (Philly Fringe), The Real World: Kabul (Capital Fringe), Leveling Up (Interrobang Theatre – “Best of Charm City Fringe”), The Metal Children (Silver Spring Stage – listed in “Best Directors” and “Best Plays” of 2015 by DCMetroTheatreArts), [title of show] (purple light theatre), and a staged reading of Dancing Lessons (Olney Theatre Center). Her work has been seen at ReVamp Collective, Source Festival, One Minute Play Festival, Nu Sass, and Rorschach. She has assistant directed at theatres throughout the Northeast and completed an SDCF Observership. www.sarahscafididirector.com
AUDREY GREGORY ’22 (Assistant Director) is a Sophomore DPP major. Past shows include This is A Play About Buttons (Fringe 2018) and Year of the Rooster (UArts Home Series). Thank you to the amazing production team and everyone in the cast and crew.
EMILY BETTS ‘22 (Stage Manager) is a Freshman DPP major at The University of the Arts. Past Stage Management credits include: Romeo and Juliet, The Addams Family, Moon Over Buffalo (DSOA), Just Another Normal Conversation (FRINGE), Blood, Hate, and Other Gruesome Things & The Headmaster (Home Series 2018). Directing/Producing credits: The Diary of Anne Frank, Twelfth Night (DSOA). Upcoming UArts credits include Production Stage Managing Make ‘em Cry Uncle! in the February Equinox Festival and Psycho Beach Party in the March Senior Project festival. Thank you Amy, Lindsay, Kereni, and Becca for your guidance and support!
STEVEN GROSS ’22 (Assistant Stage Manager) is a Freshman Directing, Playwriting, and Production major. Previous UArts credits: crew in Year of the Rooster (Home Series 2018) and The Headmaster//blood, hate, and other gruesome things (Home Series 2018). He is looking forward to working as dramaturg for Summer in Equinox 2019. Past Stage Management credits: Norman, Janet, and the Monster (Open Space Arts). Past Directing credits: Truth Be Told: A Devised Piece, Edges (Carver Center for Arts and Technology).
JAKE JEFFERS ‘21 (Jake, Tinder Boy) Acting major.
TRINITY GRIFFIN ‘19 (Karen) is a Senior acting major . Past UArts credits include The Maids and Sarah Flood in Salem Mass. Thank you so much to Mom for inspirational on this role, Family and Friends for all the support. Thanks !
PJ BARTH ’19 (Tinder boys/Host/Volunteer) is a Senior Acting major. Uarts credits: Sonnets For An Old Century and Nathan For Titus. Thanks to everyone that laughs at my terrible jokes!
RUDY SCHREIBER ’20. Directing, Playwriting, and Production Major. UArts credits: Equinox: Cheesy Puffs (Assistant Director), Polyphone: Red 40 (Assistant Stage Manager) and Prequinox (Stand-Up) These Terrible Things (Actor) Drop a fly (Stage Manager) Regional Credits: A Christmas Carol (Ford’s Theatre), Four Little Girls (The Kennedy Center), Salat (Signature Theatre), A Winter’s Tale (Folger Theatre), The Story, 16 voices (Duke Ellington School of the Arts). Thanks to anyone who deserves thanks
MALYNNE SMITH ’20 (Sophie) is a Junior Musical Theater major at UArts. Her credits with the school include Headmaster and White Girl in Danger. Regional: Lockhardt (HSC Productions) and A Ride on the Irish Cream. She’s so grateful for such a motivated and fun cast and crew.
VICTOR VALADEZ ’21 (Tinder Boy/ Host) is a Sophomore Acting major. This is Victor’s first onstage production for the Brind school here at The University of the Arts. Past credits are dirty work at the crossroads (FSCT) and a variety of film projects with the help of his friends here in Philadelphia. After graduating Victor plans to move back to Texas to work on film in the city of Austin. Endless thanks to his father and everyone in the community for the constant support
ALICIA EASTERDAY ‘20 (Gina) is a Junior Musical Theater major. This is her UArts debut. Many, many thanks to Mom.
CAMERON FARRELL ‘20 (Hunter) is a Junior Acting major. Past UArts credits include: Mr. Marmalade, American Idiot, Ice Cream, Parade. Regional: Free Fred Brown! (Ujima). Thank you to my friends and Family for always supporting me.
GIACOMO FIZZANO ‘21 (Ben) MT Major. UArts: Mind Your Own, Nathan for Titus, and the inimitable High School Musical 3. Regional: Shrek, Jr. (WST), and A Christmas Carol (WST).
JAKOB KAHLER ’21 (Props Master) is a Sophomore Theater Design Tech major. Past UArts credits include Guys and Dolls, and Equinox Play Festival 2018. Other credits include Just another Normal Conversation (FRINGE) The Headmaster, and blood, hate, and other gruesome things.