Alumni

Jean’s Playhouse has a rich history filled with talented actors, directors, > designers, and technicians.  Browse the network and find your favorites from the past seasons! Are you an alumnus of the professional Papermill Theatre Company, IMPACT Children’s Theatre (simply named Children’s Theatre originally), or community-based Playhouse Players? Submit your information to become a part of the Jean’s Playhouse alumni network!

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    Actor
    Kenney M. Green

    2000: West Side Story - Pepe; 2004: Footloose - Bickle, Chicago - Aaron/The Jury

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    Managing Director/Box Office Manager
    Kimberly Starling

    2000: Managing Director; 1990 & 1991: Box Office Manager

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    Actor
    Katie Kachejian

    1996: Annie; 2007: Seussical the Musical, Westside Story

  • Children's Theatre Artistic Director
    Bob Johnson

    1997: Children's Theatre Season

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    Artistic Director/Actor
    Kate Arecchi

    2006 - 2013: Artistic Director; 2014: Director - Spamalot, Rumpelstilstkin; 2013: Director - Sound of Music, My Way; 2012: Director - A Grand Night for Singing, 2011: Director - I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change; 2010: Director - Mystery of Edwin Drood; 2009: Director -- You're a Good Man Charlie Brown; 2008: Director -- The Full Monty; 2007: Director -- West Side Story; 2006: Director/ Choreographer - Beauty and the Beast; 2003: Director/ Choreographer - Pirates of Penzance; 2000: Artistic Director -- Children's Theatre Company; 1998: Actor -- The World Goes Round; 1989: Actor -- Oklahoma!; 1988: Actor - Mystery of Edwin Drood, Man of LaMancha; 1987: Actor -- Carnival, Cabaret

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    Actor/Resident Manager/Casting Assistant
    Mervin Marvey

    2009-2010: Touring CT Actor; 2011: Angel in RENT (NHTA winner "Best Supporting Actor in a Musical). Worked alongside Kate Arecchi as casting assistant at NHPTAs and NETCs. Resident manager at the Penguin Ski Club.

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    Actor
    Ken Martin

    2006: 42nd Street;  2008: All Shook Up, The Full Monty

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    Trustee/Actor
    Robert Wetherell

    2013: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Christmas Carol; 2014: Lincoln: A Tour Through Time; 2015: Plaza Suite; 2016: The Dining Room, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (the Musical)

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    Trustee/Actor
    Ken Chapman

    1987: Carnival, Harvey, Cabaret; 1988: Man of La Mancha, The Odd Couple, The Mystery of Edwin Drood; 1989: Oklahoma!, The Nerd, Side by Side by Sondheim; 1990: Side by Side by Sondheim, Anything goes, Our Town; 1991: Picnic, Something's Afoot; 1992: Music Man, A Midsummer Night's Dream; 1993: Fiddler on the Roof, Taming of the Shrew; 1994 Sound of Music; 1995: Wizard of Oz, Much Ado About Nothing; 1996: Man of LaMancha; 1997: Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Guy and Dolls; 1998: Big River, Carousel; 1999: Oklahoma; 2000: Anything Goes, She Loves Me; 2001: Music Man, 42nd Street; 2002: Annie Get your Gun, Joseph & Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; 2005: Cabaret; 2006: 42nd Street, Beauty and the Beast; 2007: West Side Story; 2008: The Full Monty; 2009: On the Town; 2010: Drood

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    Technical Director
    David Schrader

    1991: Technical Director/Production Supervisor; 1992-1996: Technical Director/Scenic Designer; 1997-2003: Scenic Designer/Props Master; 2004-2012: Production Supervisor/Props Master

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    Artistic Director/Actor/Director
    Kim Barber Knoll

    1995 - 2006: Artistic Director; 1987: Carnival; 1988: The Mystery of Edwin Drood; 1989: Director - Side by Side by Sondheim; 1990 Our Town; 1991: Director - Charlie Brown; 1992: Nunsense; 1993: Taming of the Shrew; 1994: Director - Dames at Sea; 1995: Much Ado About Nothing; 1996: Director - Damn Yankees; 1997: Director - Brigadoon; 1998: Director - Big River; 1999: Director - The Secret Garden; 2000: Director - She Loves Me; 2001: Sweeney Todd; 2002: Director - Annie Get Your Gun; 2004: Footloose; 2006: 42nd Street

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    Producing Director/Director
    Van McLeod

    1986-1992: Producing Director; 1987: Director - Cabaret; 1988: Man of LaMancha; 1989: Oklahoma, Talley's Folly; 1990: Our Town; 1991: Picnic

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    Production Manager
    Sean Reish

    1993-1995: Production Manager

  • Jessica Ice
    Actor
    Jessica Ice

    2013: Children's Theatre

  • Maddie Arthur
    Actor
    Maddie Arthur

    2013: The Sound of Music, My Way, Playhouse Follies, Variety Show, Playhouse Improv

  • Suzanne Banister
    Actor
    Suzanne Banister

    2012: A Christmas Carol

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    Actor, Box Office
    Alex Long

    2001: Music Man; 2006: Beauty and the Beast; 2007: Seussical the Musical; 2008: All Shook Up; 2009: On the Town; 2010: The Mystery of Edwin Drood; 2011: Rent; 2012: The Wedding Singer, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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    Actor
    Nicolette Violet Sweeney

    2013: The Musical of Musicals, The Sound of Music

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    Stage Manager
    Amy Snyder

    2013: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Seussical Jr., A Christmas Carol

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    Actor
    Colleen Eliason

    2012A Christmas Carol

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    Actor
    Ginny Peck

    2012: A Christmas Carol; 2013: You Can't Take It With You, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Sound of Music, A Christmas Carol

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    Asst. Producer/Box Office Mgr./Director/Choreographer/Actor
    Vicki Downes Etchings

    1987; 1988: Man of La Mancha; 1989; 2012: Christmas Carol; 2013: Seussical, Jr., A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, You Can't Take It With You, Sound of Music; 2014: A Christmas Carol National Tour

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    Technical Director
    Darryl Willard

    1987, 1988, 1989

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    Actor
    Kim Willard

    1987: Cabaret, Deathtrap; 1989Oklahoma; 2005: Cabaret

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    Actor
    Breanne Dietrich

    2013: The Musical of Musicals,  The Sound of Music

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    Actor
    Lindsey Bristol

    2013: The Sound of Music, My Way, Playhouse Follies, Variety Show, Playhouse Improv

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    Actor
    Brandon Jermar Martin

    2009Smokey Joe's Cafe,  On The Town; 2010: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood

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    Actor
    Lauren Peck

    2012A Christmas Carol; 2013Seussical Jr The Musical, A Christmas Carol

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    Actor
    Kaitlyn Peck

    2012: A Christmas Carol; 2013: Seussical Jr The Musical, A Christmas Carol

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    Sound and Lighting Designer
    Daniel Brunk

    2000-2003, 2005-2017: Sound Designer; 2007-2017: Lighting Designer

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    Actor
    Christian Peck

    2012: A Christmas Carol; 2013: You Can't Take it With You, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Sound of Music, A Christmas Carol

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    Actor/Trustee
    Maureen Polimeno

    2012: A Christmas Carol; 2013: You Can't Take it With You, True West, A Christmas Carol

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    Stage Manager
    Allison Poms

    2013: Adventure Improv, True West, The Complete History of America (Abridged), Musical of Musicals, The Sound of Music

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    Actor
    Cara Towers

    2013: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum, A Christmas Carol

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    Actor/Director
    Richard Alberini

    2012: Wedding Singer; 2013: You Can't Take It With You, The Sound of Music

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    Actor
    Susan Lahout

    2012: Wedding Singer

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    Actor
    Valerie Adams Rigsbee

    2012: A Christmas Carol; 2013: Love Letters, Hate Mail, The Sound of Music; 2014Nunsense, A Christmas Carol National Tour; 2015: Same Time, Next Year

  • Gary DuBreuil 2016
    Actor
    Gary DuBreuil

    2012: A Christmas Carol; 2013: Love Letters, Hate Mail, Adventure Improv, True West, The Complete History of America (Abridged), The Sound of Music; 2014: A Christmas Carol National Tour

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