WHO’S WHO on Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? Production Staff
S. LEE LEWIS
S. LEE LEWIS attended Towson University where he studied Theatre and Directing with Esiaba Iriobi and Scott Susong. Select Direction and Design Credits include: Company, Follies, Sondheim on Sondheim, The Fantasticks, Hamlet, Spring Awakening, Dogfight, Oliver!, Man of La Mancha, Gypsy, The Wizard of Oz, Amadeus, Nude with Violin & Annie. Lee has directed Chess and Sweeney Todd for Penn Singers at UPenn. He is the founder and artistic director of Showcase on Main, a new theatre company in Elkton, MD where he produced and directed A Coupla Of White Chicks Sitting Around Talking, Conor McPherson’s The Weir, and William Inge’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Picnic. He directed an industry reading of The Unpredictable Times in New York starring Alex Brightman (School of Rock, Matilda, Wicked), and will be taking that piece to the Page to Stage festival at The John F. Kennedy Center this fall.
LINDSAY MAUCK is thrilled to have the chance work with this talented cast of singing students, nuns, and a priest! Here at Candlelight, her recent Musical Director credits include Crazy for You and The Music Man. Regionally she’s appeared on many stages including Walnut Street, Arden, Act II Playhouse, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Mauckingbird, Eagle Theatre, Mazeppa, Ritz, and Forestburgh Playhouse. Co-founder/Managing Director of Philly’s acclaimed Mauckingbird Theatre Company – mauckingbird.org. She is also a Travel Agent – magicplustravel.com (Call me!). Much love to her family, her Candlelight family, and her husband, Schmoopie. May Saint Cecilia guide you all through every performance!
JODY ANDERSON is thrilled to be back at Candlelight after winning the Barney Award for her choreography of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast last year!! As a principal dancer with the Kansas City Ballet for 16 years, Jody had the honor of performing some of the greatest works of the 20th Century. She was also hand picked by Alvin Ailey to perform as a guest artist with his company The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. Jody is currently the ballet mistress at The Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia. Locally, Jody had choreographed for Candlelight Theatre, Wilmington Drama League, Three Little Bakers, The Brandywiners and the Ritz Theatre. She also created original works for The Kansas City Ballet, Mid-Atlantic Ballet, The Rock School and the Delaware Dance Company. Jody won the 2013 and 2015 Barney award for her choreography for A Chorus Line and Mame, and won Broadway.com award for best choreography in 2016 for The Music Man, also here at Candlelight. Jody would like to thank all of you for supporting live theatre. Her best production, however, is her beautiful daughter Julia …and as always PING!
TIMOTHY LAMONT CANNON
TIMOTHY LAMONT CANNON is excited to be working with such a talented cast. When not on stage performing, you can find Timothy working away to ensure that all actors have costumes and other character-defining accessories. Past credits have included Hairspray, Evita, Spamalot, Young Frankenstein, A Christmas Carol, Christmas by Candlelight, Gypsy, Camelot, CATS, Seussical, Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat, Beauty and the Beast, Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar, 42nd Street, West Side Story, Crazy For You, The Drowsy Chaperone, Bye Bye Birdie, and Steel Magnolias. Enjoy!
JEFF REIM Jeff’s work has been seen in numerous shows including The Drowsy Chaperone, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Camelot, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Mame, Nunsense, Steel Magnolias, How to Succeed…, Young Frankenstein, A Christmas Carol, Little Shop of Horrors, CATS, Miss Saigon, ...Spelling Bee, Legally Blonde, The Producers, Anything Goes, Fiddler on the Roof and many more. Jeff has also served as Musical Director for A Chorus Line, Bye Bye Birdie, Seussical The Musical, and Grease and as Director for Cabaret, The Sound of Music, Nunsense, and The Music Man. Jeff has also been seen on stage in such roles as Sancho in Man of La Mancha and Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast. His full-time performing arts career also includes work as a composer/lyricist and commercial film/voice-over actor, among other things. Jeff is a life-long New Jersey resident where he lives with his wife Barbara and sons Benjamin and Adam.
MATTHEW J. KATOR
MATTHEW J. KATOR is thrilled to return to Candlelight where his work was previously seen in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. After receiving his BFA in Technical Theatre and Design from Lycoming College, Matthew went on to serve as Technical Director at the New Jersey Ballet, Quinlan Scenic Studios, Showmotion Inc., and spent nine years as Production Manager/Technical Director for Upper Darby Summer Stage/UDPAC. Currently, Matthew is serving as Department Chair of Theatre at Tower Hill School. He would like to thank his friends, family, students and colleagues for their continued support but especially his children for understanding what it means when Daddy has a show. “Look, I made a hat!”