PAST
PERFORMANCES

R&R SHOWS

Explore past River & Rail Theatre performances and the talented teams that helped make them happen.

2021-2022 SEASON

SPRING 2022

sweat

by lynn nottage

Direction: Laura Dupper
Starring: Dann Black, Davion T. Brown, Amber Collins Crane, Jed Diamond, Will Dorsey, Gabe Laurito, Shinnerrie Jackson, Justin Von Stein and Jan Willis.

Scenic Design: Claude Hardy
Lighting Design: Jordan Vera
Costume Design: Korea Howard
Sound Design: Zackery Bennett
Props Design: Rachel Winenger
Fight Choreographer: Jason Paul Tate
Associate Director: Kenneth Herring
Voice Coach: Joshua Peterson
Intimacy Choreographer: Amelia Peterson
Technical Direction: Claude Hardy
Production Stage Manager: Keeley Wade

Photographer: David Johnson

WINTER 2022

IN THE NEXT ROOM, or the vibrator play

by Sarah Ruhl

Direction: Sarah Lacy Hamilton
Starring: Emily Helton, Kenneth Herring, Robert Parker Jenkins, Robert Paterno, Sammy Rat Rios,  Laura Beth Wells, Jazmin Witherspoon.

Scenic Designer: Carrie Ferrelli
Lighting Designer: Liv Jin
Costume Designer: Erin Reed
Sound Designer/Associate Director: Jaleria Rivera
Props Designer: Dagen Pointer
Technical Director: Claude Hardy
Production Stage Manager: Jade Hurst
Intimacy Choreographer: Casey Sams
Dialect Coach: Katie Cunningham

Photographer: David Johnson

HOLIDAY 2021

the unusual tale of Mary & Joseph's baby

music and lyrics by don chaffer, book by Chris Cragin-day

Direction: Danny Skinner
Starring: Grace Belt, Robert Parker Jenkins, Lisa Nelson Kapps, Shea Madison, and Kenneth D. Washington.

Music Director: Katy Wolfe
Associate Director: Chris McCreary
Band Conductor: Adam Whipple 
Band: Adam Whipple (guitar), Jay Smith (drums), Griffin Taylor (bass), Parker Bakkall (bass), Phillip Joubert (keys)
Scenic Designer: Jax Wright
Lighting Designer: Jordan Vera
Costume Designer: Erin Reed
Sound Designer: Zackery Bennett
Production Stage Manager: Savannah Smith
Intimacy Coach: Sarah Lacy Hamilton
Assistant Stage Manager: Raiven Wright
Technical Director: Jax Wright
Cultural Competency Consultant: David Winitsky
Assistant Sound Designer: David Melton

Photographer: Adam Brimer

FALL 2021

pass over

by Antoinette Nwandu

Direction: Geovonday Jones 

Starring: Davion T. Brown, Ryan F. Johnson and Danny Skinner.

Scenic and Lighting Designer: Kaylin Gess
Costume Designer: Marcus Hall of Marc Nelson Denim
Props Designer: Leigh Shields
Co-Stage Managers: Keeley Wade and Raiven Wright
Fight Choreographer: Davion T. Brown
Production Manager, Intimacy Consultant: Sarah Lacy Hamilton
Associate Director, Sound Designer: Chris McCreary

2019-2020 SEASON

SPRING 2020

CONSTELLATIONS

by Nick Payne

Direction: Chris McCreary
Starring Martha Harms and Joshua Peterson
Scenic Design: Alice Trent and Erin Reed
Lighting Design: Alice Trent
Costume Design: Erin Reed
Stage Management: Rachel Clift
Technical Direction: Claude Hardy
Photography: Aimee Rievley

WINTER 2019

The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby

Music and Lyrics by Don Chaffer
Book by Chris Cragin Day

Direction: Laura Dupper
Music Direction: Katy Wolfe
Band Conductor: Wade Jenkins
Starring Jade Arnold, Hannah Jones, Gabe Laurito, Amberlin McCormick and Ellen Nikbakht
Scenic Design: Carrie Ferrelli
Lighting Design: Alice Trent
Costume Design: Erin Reed
Audio Engineer: Chandler Oppenheimer
Stage Management: Katie Wade
Technical Direction: Bobby Whisman
Photography: Adam Brimer

2018-2019 SEASON

SPRING 2019

Every Brilliant Thing

By Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe

Direction: Amelia Peterson
Starring Joshua Peterson, Jonathan Clark and Ellen Nikbakht
Design Consultant: Erin Reed
Sound Design: Amelia Peterson
Stage Management: Hannah Jones
Photographer: David Johnson

WINTER 2018

The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby

Music and Lyrics by Don Chaffer
Book by Chris Cragin Day

Direction: Amelia Peterson 
Music Direction: Katy Wolfe
Starring Kaylor Demi, Belén Moyano, Justin Turpin, Steven Romero Schaeffer
Scenic Design: Brueck Brakefield
Lighting Design: Alice Trent
Costume Design: Erin Reed
Stage Management: Hannah Jones
Technical Direction: David Silverthorn 
Photographer: Adam Brimer

2017-2018 SEASON

SPRING 2017

Every
Brilliant
Thing

By Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe

Direction: Amelia Peterson
Starring: Joshua Peterson
Design Consultant: Clay Eads
Sound Design: Tyler Anthony
Stage Management: Ace Edewards
Technical Direction: Katie Gesell
Photography: Adam Brimer

WINTER 2017

The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby

Music and Lyrics by Don Chaffer
Book by Chris Cragin Day

Direction: Amelia Peterson
Music Direction: Rachel Schlafer-Parton
Starring: Drew Drake, Hannah Jones, Brady Moldrup, and Ellen Nikbakht
Scenic Consultant: Nevena Prodanavic
Lighting Design: Alice Trent
Costume Design: Edina Bobrek and Lynn Smith
Stage Management: Katie Wade
Technical Direction: David Silverthorn 
Photography: Adam Brimer

2016-2017 SEASON

WINTER 2016

The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby

Music and Lyrics by Don Chaffer
Book by Chris Cragin Day

Direction: Amelia Peterson, Laura Dupper & Joshua Peterson
Music Direction: Amy Porter
Starring: Aurora Florence, Taylor Kelly, Robert George, & Ellen Nikbakht
Scenic Design: Amelia Peterson
Lighting Design: Clay Eads
Costume Design: Edina Bobrek and Lynn Smith
Stage Management: Hannah Simpson
Technical Direction: David Silverthorn 
Photography: Adam Brimer