The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Creative
DIRECTORBeth Bloom Keith
Mrs. Keith is the Theatre Director at Harrisonville High School. She has been the Program Director of The Kansas City Cappies for the past 17 years. Keith has worked at The New Theatre Restaurant, The American Heartland Theatre, The Community Theatre of Independence, and even worked on the original Broadway tour of CATS. She is also a member of The Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri. This will be the 5th play for Keith to direct this year! She is short, but to quote Shakespeare, "Though she be but little, she is fierce."
Stage ManagerLauren Shingleton Brown
She's a HHS grad who went to Texas A&M, where she studied both Theatre and Communications. She's worked both as an actress and as a technician, and we're thrilled to have her with us this summer!
Asst. Stage ManagerRachel Coffelt-Ferrell
She is the Theatre teacher and Director at Adriain Senior High, and has worked with the Adrain Community Theatre as well. She is a mom of two and is a valuable addition to our team!
Costume DesignerMekdelawit Keller
Ms. Keller is a Lee's Summit High School graduate who will be serving as our Costume Designer this summer. She has worked both on and behind the stage on numerous shows through the years. This summer she also designed props for the Kansas City Cappies' production of Les Miserables.
Props DesignerKattie Post
She was brought up through the Sandra Howard school of theater, and then worked for many years with The Martin City Melodrama. She will be our Props Designer this summer.
Lighting DesignerChase Laisure
Chase is a Harrisonville HS graduate who works for City Wide Electric as an electrician. He is dad to the cutest little boy you ever saw, and is having fun flexing his theatre muscles again with this production!
Sound DesignerHunter "Duckie" Hawkins
Hawkins is an award winning Sound Designer and Harrisonville HS Graduate. He's also a world class go-cart racer and can fix pretty much any mechanical thing on earth!
Set ConstructionAlan Keith
Don't let the fish fool you! He's a wiz with his tools as much as he with a rod. He's been helping build sets for several years now, and has fun sneaking around behind the scenes then getting to watch the whole project come together.
There are others who have helped out and we want to thank them as well- Michael Schuhler, Clinton Howser, Jayden Osborn, Brooklyn Fools, Charlize Keeney, and all of our significant others who support our passions!