Michael Hayden Sprenger

(Ric Rogers)

Michael Hayden Sprenger  - is a Arizona born actor and recently graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a BA in Musical Theatre and a minor in Voice Over. Recent theater credits include: Mercutio in Citadel Theater's production of “Romeo and Juliet”, Andrew Jackson in “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” with Columbia College Chicago and a member of the ensemble and the the understudy to Seymour and Orin in “Little Shop of Horrors” at Columbia College Chicago.

Katherine Wettermann

(Georgette)

Katherine Wettermann is originally from Chicago. She was most recently seen in “Private Dicks”, the improvised noir musical at the Den Theatre. Other credits include Inga in “Young Frankenstein”, Crystal in “Little Shop of Horrors”, and Ariel in “Footloose”.

Sarah Bacinich 

(Barbette)

 

Sarah is thrilled to be a part of the Wongette team! A recent graduate of the Chicago College of the Performing Arts, Sarah has recently been seen in Violent Delights (Prop Theater) and To Kill a Mockingbird (Oak Park Festival Theater). Much love to my dear cat Finnegan. 

Jimmy Mann

(Louie La Fever)

 

Jimmy Mann (Louie) is a recent graduate of Loyola University Chicago where he performed in Cabaret (Cabaret), Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (Matt/Homer/Scratchy), and, Tintypes (TR). Jimmy has also performed in the Minnesota Fringe Festival in Teddy Larsen’s production of Plan B (Halo).

Sissy Ann Quaranta

(Game Show Host/Wongette Understudy)

Sissy Anne Quaranta (Game Show Host/Wongette) is a graduate from Kansas State University and has studied the improv at iO Chicago and Second City. Chicago credits: Sissy in Sleeping Around, The Public House; Girlfriend in Hellcab, Profiles Theatre; Ester (Daphne Moon) in Star Spangled Sitcoms, City Lit; Sissay In American Idiot, Surging Films And Theatrics. Regional Credits: Jordan Baker in The Great Gatsby, Theatre Lawrence; Mom in Pinkalicious, Arkansas Children’s Theatre; Park Vocal Swing, Busch Gardens Europe. MCS.

CAST

Jen Connor (Queen Rita) 

 

Jen Connor is a singer, actor, comedian, and voiceover artist.  A classically trained soprano, she became interested in improv after being mercilessly heckled by drunk audiences around New Jersey when she played “Janet” in The Rocky Horror Show.  She's performed improv on the high seas with The Second City aboard the Norwegian Gem, has improvised musicals at the Adelaide and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals with Baby Wants Candy, and has re-imagined your favorite karaoke tracks Off-Broadway with Happy Karaoke Fun Time. Connor was most recently seen playing the role of Adele Dazeem in the Chicago premiere of “Wicked Frozen”. She has sung lead roles with Chicago's Floating Opera, the Liederkranz Opera Theater, New Jersey State Opera, The Theater Company of Hoboken, NJ, and in the world premier of John Eaton’s “operization” of “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”.

Freya Falkenstein (Croquette, Queen Understudy)

 

Freya Falkenstein (Croquette) - has performed as a Playlist Performer on Carnival Cruise Lines. She has also performed as Grandma in “The Addams Family” and Vibrata in “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”.

Sabrina Harms (Annette) 

 

Sabrina Harms has previously worked with The Goodman, Chicago Dramatists, Waltzing Mechanics, The Onion, and Saltbox Theatre Collective. She starred in the indie feature film “The Immediate Unknown” and can currently be heard on the comedy podcast House Brew Heroes. She and her writing partner, Cory Kahane, are currently working with Factory Theatre to adapt her solo musical comedy piece ”That Dirty Disney Princess” into a full-length show.

CREATIVE TEAM

Steve Mackes – Book & Lyrics

Ben Budick – Lyrics

Dave Ogrin – Music & Lyrics

David Rigano – Director

Juson Williams – Original Choreography

Chelsea Ward - Associate Choreographer

Kyra Leigh - Musical Director

Greg Kolack – Production Manager

Daniel Parsons – Stage Manager

Molly Weaver – Assistant Stage Manager

Nic Belanger – Technical Director

Daniella Mazzio - House Manager

Alec Long – Set Design/Props

Ido Levran - Original Video Design

Robert Hornbostel – Additional Video Design and Sound Design

Rudy Agresta - Animations

Michael Rathbun – Lighting Design

Jake Engram - Assistant Lighting Design

Matthew Chase - Audio Engineer

James WIlliam Mueller – Male Understudy/Crew

Kate Setzer Kamphausen – Costume Construction

Keith Ryan – Wig Construction

Sydney Genco – Makeup Design

Brava Public Relations – PR Director

Along The Way Productions – Advertising & Marketing

Jessie Jury – Social Media Director

Charles Riffenburg– Graphics

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