Salt Lake Acting Company is proud to announce the cast and production team for the upcoming World Premiere production of SLAC's Summer Show: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (formerly SLACabaret 2023) by Olivia Custodio. The cast is made up of veterans of SLAC’s stage, as well as several newcomers. Stay tuned for more details about this laugh-out-loud comedy coming soon! The show will run in our upstairs theatre from July 12th to August 20th, 2023. Tickets are available here.
SLAC alum include Madison Archibald (Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play!), Sean Carter* (SLACabaret: Down the Rabbit Hole, Angels in America), Trevor Dean* (Saturday's Voyeur), Wendy Joseph (Hairy & Sherri, Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play!) and David Knoell* (Hairy& Sherri). Making their SLAC debuts are Trevor Bird, James Wong, and Akina Yamazaki. As part of the Understudy Program at SLAC, the understudies for SLAC's Summer Show include SLAC alum Daisy Ali All* (SLACabaret: Down the Rabbit Hole, Form of a Girl Unknown), and making their SLAC debuts will be True Leavitt, Brandwynn Michelle, Laurel Morgan, and Bryce Romleski. The Understudy Program at SLAC is essential to allowing us to elevate, nurture, and employ emerging actors, as well as allowing seasoned performers the opportunity to stretch their creative muscles, all while widening and deepening our local artistic community.
SLAC's Summer Show is written by Olivia Custodio and will be directed and choreographed by Cynthia Fleming; she is joined on the production team by Michael Leavitt (Music Director), Erik Reichert (Set Designer), Jesse Portillo** (Lighting Designer), Joe Killian (Sound Designer), Heidi Ortega (Costume Designer), Michael Francis (Media Designer), Glenn Brown (Puppet Designer), Linda Brown (Puppet Designer), Erika Ahlin (Props Designer), Daniel Jacob Hill (Wig Designer), Kenny Riches (Video Director/Editor), Sequoia (Drag Queen Consultant), Jennie Sant* (Production Stage Manager), Bridgette Lehman* (Asst. Stage Manager), Latoya Cameron (Dramaturg), and Robert Scott Smith (Script Consultant).
Joining the team as part of SLAC’s Professional Theatre Program for Emerging Artists will be Jorji Diaz Fadel (Asst. Director/Choreographer), Amea Allen (Asst. Sound Designer), Anna Blaes (Asst. Props Designer), and Janelle Asti (Asst. Lighting Designer). The Professional Theatre Program for Emerging Artists supplies opportunities to theatre artisans in multiple disciplines to learn and develop their skills in professional productions. To date, SLAC has created more than 150 production-based paid positions for actors, assistant stage managers, assistant directors and assistant designers. For more information on the program, click here.
*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. **The Lighting Designer for SLAC's Summer Show is represented by United Scenic Artists Local USA 829 of the IATSE.