The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Heroines

by Don Nigro

A Doll's House, Part Two

by Lucas Hnath

Creative Team

Abby Dorn Director
Jen Shivley Stage Manager
Kerry Shanklin Set Design
Musical Director Abby Dorn

Cast Bios

Jordan Davis (Ophelia) graduated from Wittenberg University in 2009 with degrees in Theatre & Dance and English Literature. She proceeded to work professionally as an actor and dancer in Los Angeles and trained extensively in the Sanford Meisner technique of acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse and the Sanford Meisner Center. She has been working in Columbus, OH as a theatrical director and actor since 2015. Jordan would like to thank her husband for always holding her up and Martin Barter for his ultimate guidance.

Frannie Mamlin (Miranda) is thrilled to be a part of The Girlhood of Shakespeare’s Heroines. Attending Linworth Experiential Program and Thomas Worthington High School, Frannie has performed in several school productions including The Laramie Project (Sgt. Hing, Elieen Engan, Sharron, Russel’s Grandmother), Guys and Dolls (Texan Wife), and The Exiled Princess (Meave). Frannie studies voice and cello and has been passionate about Shakespeare since she was 10 years old.

Carolyn Demanelis (Zoe) has worked nationally in New York, Los Angeles, D.C., Virginia, Denver, Chicago, and internationally in London. She is originally from Cleveland, and holds her MFA in Acting from The University of Virginia and BA in Theatre from The University of Notre Dame. Favorite roles include The Pilot in Grounded (Red Herring Productions), Catherine Givings in In The Next Room (Red Herring Productions), Alma in Summer & Smoke (Virginia Repertory Theatre), Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (The Wit Theatre Company), and Stage Manager in Our Town (University of Virginia). Thank you to her family, friends, Zach, and Tiernan.

Alexandra Scarborough (Bonnie) has been seen on stage and in film and television in Los Angeles, Austin, Vancouver B.C., Seattle, Kentucky and Ohio. She has "run off with Shakespeare" a number of times, including as Katherina in The Taming of the Shrew at the Toledo Rep, and in the film version of Tom Stoppard's play, Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth (playing Lady Mac). Some of her favorite and most rewarding artistic work to date, however, has been teaching acting, improv and playwriting to incarcerated people.

Julia Cannell (Mariana) is excited to be part of another production with Columbus Civic Theater. In the past she has worked with Little Theatre off Broadway, Actor's Theatre, and Madlab. Some of her favorite roles include Olivia in Twelfth Night, Daria in The Game's Afoot, and Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest.

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