He's young, he’s broke, his landlord’s knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby.
To make matters even more desperate, Casey is struggling with his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a run-down, small-town Florida bar. When the bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, Casey finds that he has a whole lot to learn about show business—and himself.
Britt Michael Gordon*
BRITT MICHAEL GORDON Regional credits include: Camelot (Actors Playhouse); Around the World in 80 Days (Savannah Repertory Theatre); The Legend of Georgia McBride (Vermont Stage); Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Good People, and The Pitmen Painters (American Stage); Assassins (freeFall Theatre); Tribes, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, and Cabaret (Florida Repertory Theatre); and Arcadia (Palm Beach Dramaworks). Catch Britt’s feature film debut in What She Said on most of your favorite streaming platforms.
ERIC HOFFMANN FST: The God of Isaac, Butler, and Over the River and Through the Woods. Select credits: Bob Ewell in To Kill A Mockingbird (Orlando Shakes) and Officer Krupke in West Side Story (World Tour). His regional credits include: The Old Globe (3 seasons), Pittsburgh Public Theatre, McCarter Theatre, and the St. Louis and Alabama Shakespeare Festivals. He spent nine seasons with both Washington DC’s Shakespeare Theatre and The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, where he appeared in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Love’s Labor’s Lost, and Much Ado About Nothing. A proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.
STANLEY MARTIN Aladdin (Original Broadway cast). Regional credits: White Christmas, Hairspray, Show Boat, Wizard of Oz, Music Man, Romeo and Juliet, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. National/International Tours: West Side Story, Smokey Joes Cafe, and Sophisticated Ladies. Opportunity (Playwright) at the Strawberry One Act Festival. It was nominated for 6 awards, including Best Play, and won Best Direction and Best Actress. Comedic writer and creator of comedic content called “Mixed Messages” that you can find on YouTube. @stanleymartinthethird
KRAIG SWARTZ returns to Sarasota, previously appearing in Driving Miss Daisy (WBTT); Fully Committed, Syncopation, and Visiting Mr. Green (Asolo Rep). Select credits include The Voysey Inheritance and The Madras House (The Mint Theatre); So Help Me God (Lucille Lortel); and Take Me Out (Barrymore Award) and Fully Committed (Barrymore Award) at Philadelphia Theatre Company. Select regional credits: Guthrie Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, St. Louis Rep, Pioneer Theatre, Goodman Theatre, and Kennedy Center. He has appeared in dozens of plays over his 20 years at Peterborough Players. Television: SNL. Film: World and Time Enough.
TATIANA WILLIAMS FST debut. Recent credits include White Noise (Studio Theatre); BLKS (Woolly Mammoth); Smart People (Denver Center); The Royal Family, A Christmas Carol (Guthrie Theater); Katori Hall’s Pussy Valley (Mixed Blood Theatre); Girl Shakes Loose (Penumbra Theater); BLKS reading (Ojai Playwrights Festival); and Prometheus Bound (Getty Villa Malibu). She has appeared in various ads, including for Hilton and Best Buy. BFA in Acting from CalArts. Additional training: The Royal Scottish Conservatoire, Interlochen Arts Academy. tatianasimonewilliams.com
Director | Kate Alexander
Choreographer | BillyD Hart
Scenic Designers | Isabel & Moriah Curley-Clay
Costume Designer | Lea Umberger
Lighting Designer | J. Dominic Chacon
Wig Designer | Susan Haldeman
Stage Manager | Roy Johns*
Stage Management Intern | Lindsey Boyette
Sound Designer | Louis Vetter Torres
Assistant Sound Designer | Thom Korp
Associate Costume Designer | Mari Taylor Floyd
Dance Captain | Stanley Martin*
Drag Consultant | Kraig Swartz*
* Denotes member Actors’ Equity Association. The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.