Donnie Bowes (Director)
Donnie has been artistic director at Morrisburg’s Upper Canada Playhouse for the past 16 years-directing over 50 productions for the theatre including last season’s There’s A Burglar in My Bed, Steel Magnolias and Miracle on 34th Street. Previously he was co-founder & co-artistic director with Jesse Collins at Harbourside Playhouse in Mississauga, where his much-produced adaptation of A Christmas Carol was first staged. He also directed Theatre New Brunswick’s Young Company for several years. Donnie has been an actor and director for the past 30 years at theatres across the country and also directed Theatre New Brunswick’s Young Company for several seasons as well as their mainstage world premiere of The Americans Are Coming
Tristan Goethel (Scenic & Lighting Design)
Tristan has been Technical Director for Upper Canada Playhouse for the past three seasons and has recently designed their productions of Miracle on 34th Street and Steel Magnolias and Barefoot in the Park. He will also design their upcoming productions of Boeing Boeing and Halfway There. He is a graduate of Sheridan College with the following credits for Theatre Sheridan: Chess (Technical Director), A Man of No Importance, In the Heights (Head Carpenter), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Master Electrician). For Drayton Entertainment: South Pacific, Damn Yankees and Twist and Shout (Production Assistant).
Liz Campbell (Stage Manager)
Liz’s recent stage management credits include The Last Wife (The Globe Theatre); There’s a Burglar in my Bed, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Touch and Go, Stag and Doe, Lights, Camera…Christmas!, Lend Me a Tenor, A Bedfull of Foreigners, A Christmas Carol, The Cemetery Club, Murder at the Howard Johnsons, Hotbed Hotel, Not Now Darling, Wife Begins at Forty, The Sensuous Senator, The Odd Couple and The Long Weekend (Upper Canada Playhouse); Grand Hotel, Sweet Charity, A Man of No Importance, A Doll’s House, Brantwood, (Theatre Sheridan); Clybourne Park, Our Class, Parade, The Overwhelming, Stuff Happens (Studio 180 & Mirvish Productions); The 39 Steps (Thousand Islands Playhouse); well as various credits at Tarragon Theatre, Canstage, SilverMist Productions and The Sudbury Theatre Centre. She is excited to stage manage this production of Barefoot in the Park and would like to thank her husband for all his love and support.
Kathryn Urbanek (Apprentice Stage Manager)