One Christmas Carol

November 25, 2016 - December 30, 2016

Thursday - Saturday 7:30PM |Saturday & Sunday 3PM

November 25 Official Opening Night with Party (no preview)
November 26 Small Business Saturday Special
November 27 Half-Price Senior
December 4 Pay-As-You-Wish
December 16 Talk-Back

With one actor and over 35 distinct characters, this one-man tour de force is an intimate and spirited evening of theatre that everyone in the family will love! Suggested age guidance 6 years and older.

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gary-marachekGary Marachek (Narrator, has been a full-time career actor/singer/entertainer on stage, screen, television, in concert, commercials, etc. his whole life, performing in some 30 countries and in nearly every state. Theatres he has performed in include the Palace, Paper Mill Playhouse, Walnut Street Theatre, Goodspeed, Ford’s Theatre, The Asolo, Pittsburgh CLO, Actors’ Playhouse, Florida Studio Theatre, The Coconut Grove, New Jersey Rep, Florida Rep, The York, Theatre Under The Stars, North Carolina Theatre, Westchester Broadway Theatre, Theatre By The Sea, numerous Off-B’way theatres, dozens more. Some favorite roles include John Adams/1776, Albin/La Cage, Mark/Art, Felix/Odd Couple, King Arthur/Spamalot, Thenardier/Les Miz, Mr. Applegate/Damn Yankees, Doolittle/My Fair Lady, Dr. Watson/Hound Of The Baskervilles, Fagin/Oliver, The Bishop/Jekyll & Hyde, etc. He has appeared in over 300 Equity productions (mostly leading roles) is a 12-time award winning actor, a published author, has a commercial or two currently running, and has just completed shooting his latest feature-length film, Thorns For Flowers, playing the lead detective in a thriller. He has also appeared as a singer in Cirque Du Soleil’s, Cirque Dreams. Gary is delighted to make his debut here on our stage in this tour-de-force production of One Christmas Carol. He has been married to his biggest supporter and fan, Laurie, for six months. Gary resides in Manhattan.


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Roy Steinberg (Director) Roy has directed classical and contemporary plays as well as world premieres all over the United States.  He directed Ann Jackson, Kim Hunter, and Alvin Epstein in The Madwoman of Chaillot at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York.  As a member of Circle Repertory Company, he developed and directed The Marriage Fool with Lynn Cohen and Farley Granger.  His production of Othello played at the Intar Theatre on Theatre Row in New York and he directed Joan Copeland in a new play called Second Summer for the Colleagues Theatre Company. He was the Artistic Director of Theatre Matrix in New York and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Wisconsin. He has directed touring companies of bilingual productions of Moliere’s The Miser and The Bourgeois Gentleman. In Boston, Mr. Steinberg directed Absent FriendsLies My Father Told Me, and Private Lives. For the Colonial Theatre in Rhode Island, he directed Driving Miss Daisy and Steel Magnolias. Favorite productions include Blithe SpiritLend Me A Tenor, Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are DeadCrimes Of The HeartLittle Shop Of HorrorsThe Fantasticks, and I Hate Hamlet. As a Guest Artist he has directed college students throughout our nation in plays like American BuffaloOur Town, The Importance of Being Earnest, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Mr. Steinberg has also produced and directed film and television including Guiding LightOne Life To LiveDays Of Our LivesForensic Files, and Scandalous Art. He has four Emmy nominations for his work. He directed Jo Beth Williams in Life In General on, which won five Spirit Awards. At Cape May Stage, Mr. Steinberg has directed SouvenirMoon Over BuffaloBlithe Spirit, How to Make a Rope SwingSay Goodnight GracieSocial SecurityVisiting Mr. Green, ProofClassSteel MagnoliasThe UnderstudyI Hate HamletBoeing BoeingHappy DaysFreud’s Last SessionThe Santaland DiariesThe WoolgathererMistakes Were MadeThis Wonderful LifeThe Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Disgraced, and Buyer and Cellar. He directed Not Now Darling this past winter in New York. He also functions as the Producing Artistic Director. His proudest production is his daughter, Alexa Catherine.

Amy HadamAmy Hadam (Production Stage Manager) is thrilled to be joining Cape May Stage this year! Amy has been stage managing all over the state of New Jersey for the last five years and has worked for many theatre companies such as Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Surflight Theatre, Premiere Stages, The Theater Project, Speranza Theatre Company, and Two River Theater Company. She also has a K-12 Teacher Certification and is a choreographer when she isn’t stage managing. She has been a teaching artist for other NJ theatre companies such as George Street Playhouse and Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre. Amy is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.

Cherly Patton WuCheryl Patton Wu (Costume Design) is thrilled to return to Cape May Stage for her second season as Resident Costume Designer. With seven CMS shows under her belt (Mistakes Were Made; Red Hot Patriot; Mary,Mary; Dead Man’s Cell Phone; Trying; and A Cape May Christmas), Cheryl is ready to plunge into this season of uniforms, lingerie, the sixties, art, divas, and multiple personalities.  In addition to Cape May Stage, Cheryl designs for theater and dance in the Washington DC metropolitan area. At 1st Stage in Tysons Corner, VA (Founding Artist, Costume Director, Costume Designer) Cheryl designed twenty productions in the first three seasons; some favorites: Don’t Dress for DinnerParfumerieSide ManThe Cripple of Inishmaan, and Three Bears. Other DC area credits include: The Last Five Years (Limelight Theatre); Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You (American Century Theatre); The Rocky Horror Show (Washington Savoyards); The Summoning of Everyman (The Edge of the Universe Players2); How to Lose a Mountain (Dance Exchange – 2013 DC Dance Award, Best Overall Production, small venue). Thanks to M, L, and FdeS.

tom-macagnoneTom Macagnone (Sound Design) has been involved with technical theater for 8 years and graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in Theater Studies. Tom started his theatrical life in high school as a member of the stage crew and continued into college where he flourished as a theater technician with a focus on technical direction while simultaneously worked on a plethora of productions in various positions. He currently serves as Production Manager and Technical Director at Cape May Stage.

Zach Pizza (Lighting Designer) is thrilled to have this opportunity to work with a new company of talented artists. Selected credits… Off-Broadway: On the Head of a Pin (59E59). New York: Coming of Age, Two-Month Rule (NYMF), Kallie (CAP21), Dream Babies (St. Clements Theater), Macbeth (Lehman Stages). Regional: Outgoing Tide, Electric Baby, 100 Years, The Other Place (Dreamcatcher Rep-resident designer), Janey Miller’s World Tour (Art House Productions), Next to Normal, Red –NJACT Perry Award, Altar Boyz (Porchlight Prod). Assistant LD: What I Did Last Summer (Signature Theater). Assistant to LD: Rock of Ages (Helen Hayes Theater). Thanks always to all of my friends and families. Purchase College alum.


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