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Welcome Aboard to the Cast and Crew of Boeing Boeing

Elizabeth Tane Kanner (Stage Manager) has worked every production role offered in community theater and is thrilled to be returning to “Stage Manager” with Boeing Boeing at her home theater, Heritage Players. Her recent onstage roles include The Strong Woman/Mrs. Stratton in Barnum (The Heritage Players), Madame de la Grande Bouche in Beauty and the Beast (Charm City Players), Jack's Mother in Into the Woods (Memorial Players and Reisterstown Theatre Project), and Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins (September Song). Much love to the cast and crew, and especially her mom and husband for all their support!

Kate Crosby (Gretchen) is excited to appear on the Heritage Players Stage for the first time. Thanks to Ryan and Elizabeth for the opportunity. Favorite roles include Stratyllis in Lysistrata at Spotlighters Theatre, Shelley in Designed to Kill Episode I an Eden Productions series, and various fun supportive roles in community theatre. When she is not on stage or in rehearsal she is going to the gym or eating but more so the latter. Special thanks to friends and family, especially my husband who doesn’t mind me constantly gallivanting off to rehearsal.

John Sheldon (Bernard) is thrilled to be back with Heritage for the 16th time! While he has appeared with many other groups in the area, he will always consider Heritage to be home. Favorite past roles include Charlie Brown in You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Heritage Players), Trekkie Monster in Avenue Q (Vagabond Players, Baltimore), Willie Conklin in Ragtime (Liberty Showcase and Laurel Mill Playhouse), Hysterium in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (Heritage Players), Caldwell B. Cladwell in Urinetown: The Musical (Heritage Players), and Lloyd Dallas in Noises Off! (Silhouette Stages). He is especially excited this time around to be sharing the stage once again with his real life co-star, Katie, who is not only an incredible talent, but an even better wife. Much love to the rest of the cast and crew!

Jessie Duggan (Gloria) is delighted to be performing for the first time with Heritage Players! After a long hiatus from theater, Jessie has rekindled her love for performing and worked with A Taste for Murder Productions, played Sarah in The Toxic Avenger (Greenbelt Arts Center), and Nikki in The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 (Rockville Little Theater). Past favorite roles include Kate in Kiss Me Kate and Bonnie in Anything Goes. When Jessie’s not on stage she’s a practicing veterinarian. Lots of love and thanks to the cast and crew, and her friends and family for all their support. A very special thanks to her husband Alex – 1 man is all she needs!

Rich Greenslit (Robert) is very pleased to be back with Heritage Players for the first time since being being Doug Panch in Spelling Bee. A graduate of Centennial High in Howard County (’86) and UMCP (’91), Rich put his liberal arts degrees to good use by joining the Air Force, serving in England, Italy, Korea (South), Turkey, Iraq, and Afghanistan. His recent shows include 9 to 5, Man of La Mancha, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cry Baby, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and The Addams Family. Rich would like to thank his kids for supporting him, the wonderful actors in the show, and Ryan and Liz for giving him this opportunity. Anatadaephobia.

Claire Sherman (Berthe) is so happy to be back on stage after a 7 year hiatus. Good to be back at HP. Last seen at Heritage Players in The Odd Couple. Favorite roles, Mollie Ralston The Mousetrap (Cockpit in Court), Ruth Condomine Blithe Spirit (Bunbury Theatre KY), Dotty Noises Off (Heritage Players), Cynthia Muldoon The Real Inspector Hound (Fells Point Corner Theatre), Miss Minchin The Little Princess (Liberty Showcase Theatre), Haversham The Butler Did It (As Yet Unnamed Theatre Co. KY) along with some TV/Film and VO roles. During the day Claire can be found hanging out in her Baking Kitchen playing with new recipes. Claire would like to thank her wonderful husband, kids Jack and Daisy for their support and wonderful actors, director and crew.

Katherine Sheldon (Gabriella) is excited to finally be in a play since it’s been almost 10 years! She was last seen on the Heritage Players stage last spring as Charity in Sweet Charity. Past favorite roles include Lola in Damn Yankees, Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins, Velma Kelly in Chicago, Kristine in A Chorus Line, Bonnie in Anything Goes, Rose Alvarez in Bye Bye Birdie, Nellie Forebush in South Pacific and Mother in Ragtime. Up next, she will be flying once again as Mary Poppins this summer at Glyndon Area Players. Thanks to Ryan and the rest of the staff for giving me this chance to explore my non-existent Italian heritage!

Ryan Geiger (Director) is excited to finally present one of his favorite plays to the Baltimore Area. He has previously directed The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and co-directed both The Man From Earth and All In The Timing at Heritage Players. When he isn’t directing, he is a mild-mannered associate at Grimm + Parker Architects. He would like to thank Lisa and giver her all of his love for keeping him sane through this process, and he would like to thank Robin, Robyn, and Liz for helping him bring his vision to the stage. He hopes you all enjoy the show, but he is sorry ladies. He isn’t single anymore!

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