Juliet Noonan as Blanche
Juliet was last seen here as Dora Strang/Nurse/Horse in Equus and as Margaret in Silent Sky. She recently directed The 12 Dates of Christmas at 6th St. Previously, she was a repertory member of The New Heritage Theatre Company. Her favorite credits with NHTC include: Gillian in Fault Line starring Olympia Dukakis, Regan in King Lear, Maria in School for Scandal, Belle in A Christmas Carol, and Toni in Avatara. Juliet is also a faculty member in 6th Street’s School of Drama.
Ariel Zuckerman as Stanley
Ariel is thrilled to be back at 6th St., having recently performed as Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls. Favorite past shows include The Winter’s Tale and The Scottish Play. On screen, Ariel was seen in Super Troopers 2. A graduate of the Stella Adler Studio in NYC, Ariel relocated to the West coast with his wife Gillian and is eternally grateful for her support both on and off the stage. www.arielzuckerman.com
Melissa Claire as Stella
Melissa was last seen at 6th St. as Marianne in Constellations. Accolades: San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle (Best Actress for Venus in Fur, Best Costume Design for Return to the Forbidden Planet), Theatre Bay Area (Best Ensemble for Clybourne Park) and the Marquee Theater Journalists Association (Outstanding Lead Performance in a Comedy for Becky’s New Car). North Bay credits: Hand to God, The Realistic Jones, One Man, Two Guvnors, Avenue Q, Taming of the Shrew, Noises Off. Coming up in April 2019: Born Yesterday at Sonoma Arts Live. Thanks to L. Peter, Carl and Bella.
Edward McCloud as Mitch
Edward was last seen at 6th St. as Biff Loman in Death of a Salesman. He has worked with many Bay Area theaters including Napa Valley Conservatory, Ross Valley Players, and The Shotgun Players. Favorite roles of his include R.P. McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Sharky in The Seafarer, Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, and Austin in True West for which he earned a BATCC nomination.
Laura Downing-Lee as Eunice
Laura has been a full-time Theatre Arts faculty member at Santa Rosa Junior College for 20 years. Although her focus is teaching and directing (Into the Woods and Shrek the Musical recently), she loves the chance to perform. Last seen at 6th Street Playhouse selling Tupperware in The Possession of Mrs. Jones, she’s played the Queen of France (The Three Musketeers), a singing fairy queen (Musical Midsummer Madness), and a Brooklyn writer (84, Charing Cross Road) for various area theatres.
Matt Farrell as Steve
Matt is beyond thrilled to be returning to 6th St. for the first time since appearing in Sweet Charity way back in 2005. A 2006 graduate of Sonoma State University’s acting program, he has been performing in community theater for more than a decade. Recent favorite credits include: Senator Charles Whitmore in Church & State, Quince in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Fountainhead in Water by the Spoonful, and Glenn Cooper in Rumors. For Mom, Dad, and Molly: I love you all!
Benjamin Donner as The Young Collector
Benjamin previously performed at 6th St. as Harry the Horse in Guys and Dolls. He is a 2018 graduate of Montgomery High, where he participated in concert and chamber choirs, danced and acted. Benjamin actively pursues dance in his local community through Santa Rosa’s Hip Hop Dance Team ‘Auxiliary’ and dance battling in Sacramento. He wants to explore the arts in theatre and provide entertainment to all.
Dayheem Naderi as Pablo
Dayheem is thrilled to make his theatrical debut with such a talented cast and production team. He has performed improv comedy up the street at the AFC with the brilliant troupe Evil Comedy. Dayheem thanks his wife Tahereh for the constant love and hugs, and the world’s best champions, Gillian and Ariel, for having his back.
Kevin Pryne as The Doctor
Kevin is making his 6th St. debut. His past credits include a redcoat sergeant in The Devil’s Disciple at the Masquers Theater in Point Richmond and Michael Cassio in Othello in Berkeley. He is also a local poet, activist, business owner and cyclist.
Mary DeLorenzo as The Neighbor/Flower Seller/Nurse
Mary has a BA in Theater from SFSU. Along with on camera and voice over work, she has been on stage ever since. Some of her favorite roles have been Kate in Brighton Beach Memoirs, Susan in Woman in Mind, and Daria in The Games Afoot. This is her first show at 6th St. and she is thrilled to be a part of this amazing production.