2019 - 2020 Season
By Eliza Bent
Directed by Talya Klein
February 27 - March 2, 2020
Indeed, friend! by Eliza Bent
Directed by Talya Klein
February 27—March 2, 2020
Tickets for Indeed, friend! are now on sale! Tickets may be purchased at the Union Box Office, at the door, or online – $5 for students, or $10 for non-students. Online ticket sales end at noon on each show day.
Emily Morgan (Apple) is a senior studying Dramatic Art and History. Previous credits with Kenan Theatre Company include the One Acts Festival, Juliet and Romeo, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Kritik. Next she’ll be performing in Company Carolina’s production of Iphigenia 2.0. She’d like to thank the cast and crew for an incredible final performance with KTC. She’d also like to thank Dave for his support throughout her undergraduate career–there’s no guarantee she’d be here without him.
Joseph Hattan (Robbie J) is a sophomore at UNC majoring in Dramatic Art. This is his first ever show with KTC! He is also involved with STV and is a member of False Profits Comedy. He wants to say thank you to his friends and family for all their support and encouragement, as well as the Indeed, Friend cast and crew for being so fun and welcoming. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Anish Pinnamaraju (Naveen) is a Junior at UNC majoring in Dramatic Arts/Communications. He is grateful to have been entrusted with this role and to be a part of this incredible team of people. He would like to thank his director for teaching him, his cast and crew for helping him, and his family for dealing with him for 21 years.
Parry Price (Elisabeth) is a junior at UNC studying Journalism and Global Studies. She has always had a passion for acting and is honored to be performing in her first show with Kenan Theatre Company! Some of her favorite previous roles include Ariel in The Pillowman (LAB! Theatre), Chelsea in The Dream of the Burning Boy (GASP Theatre Co.), Marmee in Little Women — The Musical (Gibbons Drama), and Decius Brutus in Julius Caesar (Company Carolina). She would like to thank her family and friends for always supporting her and her cast and crew for making this experience so great.
Kolby Schwamberger (Angela) is a first year at UNC studying Dramatic Art. This is her second show with KTC. She has also been in Gypsy with Pauper Players, Rocky Horror with Pauper Players, New Works November with LAB, and Me Too Monologues. She would like to thank her phenomenal director, amazing cast, and awesome crew.
Jada Enoch (Lavinia Walton Jones) is a freshman at Carolina majoring in Peace, War, and Defense Studies. She is very excited for her first show at Kenan Theatre Company! She has previously played Smee in Peter and the Starcatcher, Ms. Darbus in High School Musical: The Musical, and Madame Zenobia in You Can’t Beat the House (AFHS Theatre Co.).
Patty Daniels (Thom) is a sophomore at Carolina studying Dramatic Art and Media & Journalism. They’ve been an active member of the theater community throughout their time at Carolina, as an actor and sound designer. Favorite credits include Edmund in “Cordelia,” Dr. Frank N. Furter in “Rocky Horror,” and Puppeteer/Swing Cover in “Everybody” (PlayMakers Rep). Patty is also a casting assistant at PlayMakers Rep, Radio DJ at WXYC 89.3FM, and writer for The Daily Tar Heel’s Arts & Culture desk. They would like to thank the magical cast and crew, their gorgista housepartner, their friends, ΔΨΞ siblings, and Mom, Mark, and Abby.
Talya Klein (Director) is an award-winning writer, director and visual artist. In addition to Indeed, Friend! Talya has directed two other shows for KTC: Elephant’s Graveyard and the inaugural Lillian Chason Production, Failure: a Love Story. Besides hanging out and making theater with these lovely humans, Talya also teaches in the Theater Studies Department at Duke University, and is currently in development to direct her first feature film.
Olivia Herrera (Stage Manager) is a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill, double majoring in Advertising/Public Relations and Dramatic Art. She is insanely excited to work on Indeed, friend!, her second show with Kenan Theatre Company! Working on Indeed, friend! has been a joy because of the wonderful cast and crew as well as the wonderful story created by Eliza Bent!
Evan Krell (Assistant Stage Manager) is a junior studying Dramatic Art and Communication. This is his first time working with stage management and is excited to do so with KTC. He has worked with the company in the past on By the Way, Meet Vera Stark and is looking forward to doing so again in the future.
Alexandra Corbett (Lighting Designer) is a senior at Carolina studying Psychology and Philosophy. She is very excited to be exploring her somewhat newfound passion for theater. This is her second show at Kenan Theater Company. She previously worked on costumes and props for KTC’s One Acts in the fall. She would like to thank her best friends Katie and Michael, her roommate Clara, and this lovely cast and crew for being so wonderful to work with!
Cori LaVergne (Scenic Designer) is a first-year at Carolina studying Dramatic Art and Anthropology with a minor in Folklore. This is her first show with Kenan Theatre Company and she is beyond excited to design for them again in the future. She would like to thank her boyfriend, Daniel, and her roommate, Audrey, for constantly putting up with her shenanigans.
Peter Foster (Costume Designer) is a senior at Carolina studying Public Policy and minoring in Theatrical Design. It is his first show with the Kenan Theatre Company, as well as his first show ever! He thanks Professors Bobbi Owen and Jan Chambers, the cast and crew for teaching me everything along the way, and my parents for supporting all my endeavors.
Tyler Fewin (Sound Designer) is a senior at Carolina studying Economics and Entrepreneurship. He’s excited for the show, as it is his first show and first time doing any kind of sound design. He’d like to thank friends and family for getting him here, and the cast and crew for helping achieve the shared vision of Indeed, Friend’s sonic enjambment.
Emily Sallade (Props Master) is KTC’s Prop Master, and is happy to have the opportunity to work on another great and artistically challenging show! She is a sophomore Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies major, who loves helping to build the world of a show.
Zachary Eanes (Producer) is a junior at UNC and is happy to have worked on this show with all these wonderful people. Previously he directed This is Our Youth, and produced A Bright New Boise, both with LAB! Theatre. He is pumped to start stage managing for Tragedy, a Tragedy in the coming days. He’d like to thank everyone for coming out to the show.
Sam Bible-Sullivan (Producer) is a junior at UNC and is delighted to have been able to work on this show. He likes poems and writing poems and this play’s about poems and writing poems and that’s great, and the people playin people who like poems and write poems are great. Great people, great play, who needs more?
Sorcha Whyte (Light Board Op) is a Junior on exchange from Ireland for a semester studying Drama. She was the lighting operator for Me Too monologues (Kenan Theatre Company). She is the Vice Auditor of the Irish language Drama Society in the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her previous work includes Director of Much Ado about Nothing (Dramsoc, NUIG) and Clown 2 in The 39 Steps (Diffused Theatre Company). She’d like to thank her family, friends and inhaler.
Joshua Oakes (Sound Board Op) is a senior at the University. He has had no experience in theater, but he played guitar with a band for 5 years and thus has experience with music and running sound. Joshua is looking forward to being a part of this production and is appreciative of those who allowed him this opportunity.
Baker Franklin (Wardrobe Crew) Is a sophomore studying Dramatic art and History. This is his second KTC show at UNC, the other being “By the Way Meet Vera Stark”. He is excited to make his back stage debut and make sure all the clothes are perfect and the changes swift.