Elle Brooks, an actor, director and designer recently appeared as Virginia in Native GRdens, Feste in Twelth Night, Lily Langtry in Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, Prospera in Tempest, Marilyn in Riocord, Alice in The Tin Woman, Florence Foster Jenkins, the worst singer in the world, in Glorious, Madame Armfeldt in A Little Night Music and Polly Wyeth , yhe indomitable Repulicam matron in Other Desert Cities.
Janet Roitz is happy to be back on the stage and working again with Andrea Gordon. She spent many happy years as a member of Gordon's Tour de Force Theater Company performing in The Plough and the Stars, Playboy of the Western World, The Time of Your Life, Member of the Wedding, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Kindertransport. Janet also performed with Mark Jackson's Art Street Theater and with the American Conservatory Theater in their production of The Black Rider.
Merrill Grant is thrilled to make her debut with the Magic Theatre in this fantastic new play. She has originated roles in new musicals for both the NYMF and NY Fringe Festivals and made solo debuts at Avery Fisher Hall and Weill Recital Hall during her eleven years in New York. Merrill performed and toured extensively with the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, and with her own cabaret act “My Shirley Years”. Merrill now resides in Noe Valley and has enjoyed being part of original musical
Ryan Patrick (RP) Welsh, aka The 8th Best Legs in San Francisco, is genuinely delighted to be here. RP has been performed extensively in SF for the last 8 years with The San Francisco Neo-Futurists, Peaches Christ Productions, and Baloney, San Francisco's Gay All-Male Revue. They most recently were seen as the fairy, Fremont, in The Panto in The Presidio's production of Sleeping Beauty and as The Narrator in Oasis' production of The Rocky Horror Show. RP has also been performing their 'one-woman
Spent 16 years working professionally in New York both as a performer and choreographer before returning to her hometown in the Bay, where she has continued to work as a theatre artist both on stage and behind the scenes. Recent choreography projects include: the Marianas Islands premier of Mamma Mia! and Little Shop of Horrors (Guam Gate Theatre). Xanadu and She Loves Me (Las Positas Theatre Arts),The Wizard of Oz (The Western Stage), Vanities- The Musical (Sparrow Productions NY),A Chorus Line
Romeo and Juliet, Confederates, How I Learned What I Learned, Hairspray (OSF); Testmatch, Top Girls, The Birthday Party, Men on Boats, Chester Bailey (A.C.T.); Blasted, Hamlet, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Caught (Shotgun Players); War of the Roses, As You Like It, Othello, AMidsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night (California Shakespeare Theater); Bull in a China Shop, Leni, Metamorphosis (Aurora Theatre Company); Yoga Play, Mary Poppins, The Roommate, The Nether (San Francis
Kurt Landisman is pleased to be designing his 33rd show at the Magic Theatre. Previous designs for the Magic include ligh2ng for the world premieres of Sam Shepard’s plays True West, and Fool for Love. His lighting has been seen at practically all of the Bay Area Theaters, as well as venues na2onally and internationally. His Designs have received 21 BATCC awards over the last 4 decades. Kurt is very happy to be collaborating with Andrea Gordon and all the other creative artists working on her pl
CHRISTOPHER "SAUCEY" SAUCEDA
(Costume & Sound Design) (ay/guey) is a
versatile professional with expertise in
various fields of sound, including design,
installation art, composition, production,
engineering, and new-work development.
He has recently collaborated with esteemed
individuals and organizations such as Marc
Anthony Thompson's The N*****Lovers, Miranda
Rose Hall's The Kind Ones directed by Lisa
Peterson at the Magic Theatre, and Many & More
Productions with Sean San José. Chr
Andrea Gordon has been directing and producing award winning theater on the West coast since 1983.
She was resident director at Theater Artists of Marin, the One Act Theatre Company, Artistic Director for Tour
de Force Theatre Company, Co-Artistic Director at the Eureka Theatre (along with Benny Sato Ambush and
Lane Nishikawa). She is a legacy member and current Artistic Associate of Three Girl's Theatre.
She has directed at Marin Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, the Eureka Theatre, Berkeley Stage, A
Molly is a long-time Bay Area actress and director, as well as Artistic Director/ Co-Founder of the Emmy Award-winning Life Theatre Services. In addition to her many local theater credits,
she was a company member of the original Z Collective and the Joe Goode Performance Group, performing throughout the US and in Europe. She was featured as Bird in the film Lasso, on Amazon Prime, and Lynda in 13 Reasons Why on Netflix. A fond memory is playing Kitty Duval in Andrea’s famed production of The Tim