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Final Weekend!

Romeo & Juliet
Sat May 10 @ 2 pm
Sun May 11 @ 6:30 pm
Our Town
Sat May 10 @ 7 pm
Sun May 11 @ 1:30 pm
performance venue
Hangar Theatre
Ithaca, NY
(wheelchair accessible)
Brenda Aulbach
 (Lady Montague)
Arthur Bicknell
 (Stage Manager)
Payal Bowker
 (Lady Capulet)
Sherron Brown
 (Mrs. Soames)
Sirena Carpenter
Junito Cubero
David Dietrich
Kai Feldman
 (Wally Webb)
Bob Finley
 (Joe Stoddard)
Lisa Banlaki Frank
 (Mrs. Webb)
Isabella Gold
 (Rebecca Gibbs / Party Guest)
Eileen Hagerty
 (Prof. Willard)
Eric Hambury
 (Romeo / Sam Craig)
Lloyd Harris
 (Mr. Webb / Lord Montague)
Kai Haskins
 (George Gibbs / Mercutio)
Erin Hilgartner
Lecil James
 (Emily Webb)
Cole Long
 (Simon Stimson)
Caitlin Mallory
Lucian Mead-Van Cort
Alek Osinski
 (Constable Warren / Abraham)
David Romm
 (Mr. Gibbs)
Kristin Sad
 (Mrs. Gibbs)
Claire Saloff-Coste
Emily Scarpulla
Charlotte Senders
Aidan Setlock
  (Joe & Si Crowell / Servant)
Lila Setlock
P.D. Shuman
 (Howie Newsome / Apothecary)
Kurt van der Veur
Karen Veaner
Scott Whitham
 (Lord Capulet)
directed by
Ross Haarstad
production stage manager
Molly Westbrook
Romeo & Juliet / Our Town
To mark the completion of our fifth season, we are offering a double bill this May: a revival of our cherished production of Thornton Wilder’s American classic Our Town and a brand-new, youth-driven Romeo and Juliet.
The two plays, featuring over 30 actors ranging in age from 10 to their 80s, will play in alternating repertory at the Hangar Theatre the first two weekends of May; matinees will be at 2 pm on Saturday (May 10) and 1:30 pm on Sundays; evening performances are at 7 pm Saturdays and 6:30 pm on Sundays. Three days feature both plays, with enough time between them to take in dinner in downtown Ithaca.
Returning as Our Town’s young lovers are New Roots seniors Lecil James and Kai Haskins. Kai will double as Mercutio in the Shakespearean tragedy. Arthur Bicknell reprises the role of Stage Manager and David Romm the role of Doc Gibbs. Also returning are Isabella de Combray-Gold as Rebecca Gibbs, Cole Long as Simon Stimson, Bob Finley as Joe Stoddard, P.D. Shuman as Howie Newsome and Aidan Setlock (Boynton), who graduates from Wally Webb to the Crowell boys.
Fresh to the cast are Kristin Sad as Mrs. Gibbs, Lisa Banlaki Frank as Mrs. Webb, Lloyd Harris as Mr. Webb, Eileen Hagerty as Prof. Willard, Sherron Brown as Mrs. Soames, Kai Feldman as Wally Webb, Alek Osinski as Constable Warren, Eric Hambury as Sam Craig, and Lila Setlock as one of the townspeople.
Romeo & Juliet features numerous local teens. Erin Hilgartner, a freshman at Ithaca High School, will play Juliet, opposite the Romeo of Eric Hambury (recent alum of Hobart William Smith). Charlotte Senders (Trumansburg High) is Tybalt, and Caitlin Mallory (Lehman Alternative Community School) is Benvolio. Other teens in the show are Emily Scarpulla (IHS), Sirena Carpenter (LACS), Claire Saloff-Coste (IHS) and Kurt van der Veur (Cortland Jr. High). Lucian Mead-Van Cort plays Cupid, and Isabella de Combray-Gold appears as a party guest.
Returning to the stage after a prolonged absence is Karen Veaner as the Nurse. Veaner serves as the drama director for the Lansing High School. Dave Dietrich, an Incognita regular and long-time member of Ithaca Shakespeare Company, will play the Friar. Also cast are Scott Whitham (Lord Capulet), Payal Bowker (Lady Capulet), Junito Cubero (the Prince), Harris (Lord Montague), Brenda Aulbach (Lady Montague), Shuman (Apothecary), Osinski, and Aidan Setlock.
IHS Senior Molly Westbrook serves as Production Stage Manager. The fight sequences in Romeo & Juliet are being choreographed by Nick Shuhan. Maxwell T. Robin, a senior BFA major in design at Ithaca College, will design lights. Music for Our Town will once again feature a live choral accompaniment of hymns and Americana by members of Bella Voce (music director Doreen Alsen.) Sam Peters provides original and period live music for Romeo & Juliet.
Incognita’s Artistic Director, Ross Haarstad, directs both productions.