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Head Over Heels Digital Playbill

Head Over Heels

Songs by The Go-Go’s
Based on ‘The Arcadia’ by Sir Philip Sidney
Conceived and Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder

Directed and Choregraphed by Bethany Christine Elkin
Musical Direction by Justin S. Fischer
Associate Direction and Choreography by Tommy Scrivens
Set Design by Seth Mazlin
Costume Design by Rebecca Ming
Lighting Design by Max Stroeher
Sound Design by Bruce Yauger
Properties by Nayah Houston
Production Stage Management by Ashlynn Baumgartner



This production of Head Over Heels contains themes relating to:

gender and gender identity; sexual orientation; drag expression; bigotry and discrimination; and adultery. There are simulated sexual encounters depicted in choreography; potent and heightened language; brief intervals of bright light; references to death and violence; and depiction of murder. 

Original Broadway Production produced by
Christine Russell, Louise Gund, Donovan Leitch, Rick Ferrari, Gwyneth Paltrow,

Scott Sigman, Hunter Arnold, Tom Kirdahy, Jordan Roth

The World Premiere of “Head Over Heels” took place at Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Bill Rauch/Artistic Director; Cynthia Rider/Executive Director

Developed with the support of New York Stage and Film & Vassar’s Powerhouse Theater, Summer 2016


Please read a note from our Director, Bethany Christine Elkin

Click here to see our zine from Dramaturg, Hannah Lewis






Conductor and Keyboard - Justin S. Fischer
Guitar 1 - John Barry
Guitar 2 - Tonie Nguyen
Bass - Dave D’aranjo
Percussion - Tristan Marzeski


Production Manager - Hannah Mason
Assistant to the Director - Chloe Selavka
Assistants to the Musical Director - Audrey Portela, Jake Rizzi, Lain Walls
Assistant to the Choreographer - Aïssatou Thiam
Assistant Costume Designer - Ana Groen
Hair and Makeup Co-Designers - Mikayla Carleo, Collin McElroy
Dramaturg - Hannah Lewis
Assistant Lighting Designer - Ethan Foley
Intimacy Director - Katie Haan
Head Electrician - Serina Towns-von Stauber
Deck Stage Managers - Jude Stone, Timmy Costello
Light Board Programmer - Rebecca Sorkin
Light Board Operator - Dylan Janik 
Electricians - Shayla Adams, Charlotte Bearse, Ethan Brendel, Jhona Coombs, William Field, Toby Gittleman, Benjamin Goeller, Tierza Hart, Adaryn Healy, Sydney Holton, Mack Meaders, Lark Mueller, Abby Nocella, Sarah Rubio, Reagan Shook, Julia Thau, Lily Usherwood, Michele Torres
Audio A2 - Taylor Baxter, Dylan Aleman
Scenic Painters - Angelina Barberia, Anastasia Georgiopoulos, Tierza Hart, Nayah Houston, Strella Leal, Brian Monet, Sophie Nolan, Natalie Popky, Rachel Wilson
Scene Shop Supervisors - Cara Arbucci, Konnor Brown, Amelia Coventry, Ailey Finn, Sydney Noller, Morgan Southwell, Mia Wilson
Scenic Construction - Jay Adkins, Anna Belden, Erin Bidorini, Zoe Brown, Kieran Fink, Sara Fryer, Ivy Goeckner, Ethan Kaufman, Kara Kokolakis, Patricia Matias, Emerese Noel, Molly Rice, Sam Tuschinski, Kat Em Vos, Vie Walker
Costume Shop Assistant - Damaris Cruz
Wardrobe Supervisor - Sarah Faehnle
Second Assistant/Costume Shopper - KiKi Sanchez
Costume Stitchers/Builders - Becca Jones, Chloe Kramer, Katie Powers, Kadee Ericson, Larissa Nothnagle, Grace Deadmore
Wardrobe - Abby Mulligan, Emma Smith, Grace Guthrie, Gianna Conklin, Marisol Medina
Prop Shoppers - Spencer Senzon, Emma Stone
Prop Fabricator - Sprite Sayre
Backstage Crew - Maia Bershad, Samantha Wooley, Victor Pascucci
House Management - Katie Meade, Kat Margaret Phifer
Front of House - Emma Dias, Ryan McDonald, Leila Nolen, Julia O’Connor, Cassidy Smullen, Sofia Storey, Michele Torres
Special Thanks - Ian Gallagher Fitzgerald, Angelo Sagnelli, Glen Scott and Glen Scott Designs, Abigail Hoke-Brady, Nicholas Godfrey, Tom Dyer

Chair, Department of Theatre Arts - Jill Stevenson
Assistant Chair for Production Pedagogy, Department of Theatre Arts - Lori Ann Zepp
Operations Director, FAPA- Katie Meade
Assistant to the Operations Director - Kat Margaret Phifer
Technical Director - Rob Dutiel
Technical Director for Head Over Heels - Courtney Ross
Theatre Technician - Millie Cowan
Costume Design Faculty - Vanessa Leuck
Lighting Design Faculty - Ray Recht
Stage Management Faculty - Lori Ann Zepp


Head Over Heels is presented by special arrangement with
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