Seton Hill Theatre and Dance Presents the Goldrich and Heisler Cabarets March 19-27
Seton Hill’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present streamed recorded performances of the music of Goldrich and Heisler in two parts. “I Believe in Love” will be presented on March 19 and 26 at 8:00 p.m. and “Make Your Own Party” will be streamed on March 20 and 27 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets will be available at no cost or "pay what you can" online.
All the complications, all the humor, heartbreak and hope love brings are celebrated in these intimate musicals. Get a glass of wine, wrap up in a blanket, and fall in love again and again.
Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich have been performing and writing together since 1992. Their critically acclaimed romantic comedy songs have been featured in venues across the world, recorded by artists across many genres, and appear in numerous folios and collected works.
Their Off-Broadway musical DEAR EDWINA earned them a Drama-Desk nomination, and other works have been produced by regional powerhouses such as Paper Mill Playhouse, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Goodspeed, and the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.
Heisler and Goldrich have been the recipients of the ASCAP Mary Rodgers-Lorenz Hart Award, Jamie De Roy and Friends Award, the Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, the Kanin/Seldes Award, The Edward Kleban Award and the Fred Ebb Award.
They have provided original songs for The Disney Channel, Disney Interactive and Feature Animation projects, Disney Theatricals, PBS, ABC, Nickelodeon, and others. As performers, they have toured domestically and internationally with The Marcy and Zina Show. More information can be found on their website.
The student cast of “I Believe in Love” includes, DeLaney Swank of Greensburg, Pa.;Hannah Taylor of Wexford, Pa.; Abigail Rocks of New Salem, Pa.; Mila Liberto of New Kensington, Pa.;Samantha Sheldon of Catonsville, Md.; Veronica Buell of Duxbury, Mass.; Kristina Lindauer of North Versailles, Pa.; and Michaela Isenberg of Bethel Park, Pa.
The student cast of “Make Your Own Party” includes Alexa Fanning of Westminster, Md.; Alexandra Hellinger of Allison Park, Pa.; Carolyn Jerz of Greensburg, Pa.; Bridget Forsythe of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Corisa R. Saitta of Bethel Park, Pa.; Ryan Jordan of Liberty Township, Ohio; Riley Tate of Munhall, Pa.; and MacKenzie Hartnett of Bridgeville, Pa.
Cabaret musicians are Michelle Walters, Director of Community Relations for the School of Visual and Performing Arts as piano conductor; Justin Bendel, adjunct instructor of music on bass; and student Lindsey Lamagna of Murrysville, Pa., on percussion.
The student production and technical staff includes Lexi Jenks of Erie, Pa., stage manager; Abigail George of Gibsonia, Pa., assistant stage manager; Christopher Brown of Forestville, Md., camera operator and carpenter; Alexandra Hellinger of Allison Park, Pa., camera operator; Isabel Papariella of Pittsburgh, Pa., video editor and carpenter; Catherine Balaban of North Huntingdon, Pa., staff and production electrician; Anna Wilson of Latrobe, Pa., staff and production electrician; Channing Griffin of Munhall, Pa., staff and production electrician; Corisa Saitta of Bethel Park, Pa., staff and production electrician; Riley Tate of Munhall, Pa, carpenter; Julia Wingard of Pittsburgh, Pa., carpenter; Dale Streletz of Windber, Pa., carpenter;Devon Young of Pittsburgh, Pa., carpenter; Tara Dougherty of Jefferson Hills, Pa., carpenter; Tyawna Meyers of Central City, Pa.; Evan Kohnstam of Herndon, Va.; Kailey Campbell of Annapolis, Md., scenic paint and props and production crew; Jessie Malone of Ruffsdale, Pa., scenic paint and props and production crew; Logan Hensell of Pittsburgh, Pa., scenic paint and props and production crew; Tess Stiffler of Penfield, N.Y., scenic paint and props and production crew; Leta Meyer of Apollo, Pa., scenic paint and props and production crew; and Gabrielle Stepanik of Greensburg, Pa., poster design.
The director of the Goldrich and Heisler Cabarets is Joe Domencic, associate professor of musical theatre and theatre. Musical Director is Michelle Walters, Director of Community Relations for the School of Visual and Performing Arts. Professional production and technical staff members include Caila Yates, production manager, technical director and video editor; Karen Glass, assistant professor of theatre, set design, charge scenic artist, video editor and properties manager; Lisa Leibering, costume design and costume director; Ken Clothier, assistant professor of theatre, lighting design and master electrician;Ryan McMasters, adjunct instructor of theatre, sound design; Denise Pullen, associate professor of theatre, artistic director; and Elaine Montgomery, costume shop manager.
Photo: Seton Hill musical theatre student Ryan Jordan performs as part of the Goldrich and Heisler Cabarets.