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Great Scenes from Pulitzer Prize Winning Plays GREAT SCENES From PULITZER PRIZE WINNING PLAYS
directed by JACK STEHLIN
presented by Circus Theatricals Studio for Actors

Monday, December 13 at 7:30 pm
Monday, December 20 at 7:30 pm

Admission FREE!

Elephant Theatre
1078 N. Lillian Way (corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and Lillian Way, one block West of Vine)

TICKETS: 310-226-6105 or reserve your seats online RSVP ONLINE!

Jack Stehlin's Advanced Scene Study with Performance Workshop members presents an evening of scenes from Pulitzer Prize winning plays, which may include:

• Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley
• Picnic by William Inge
• Proof by David Auburn
• Dinner with Friends by Donald Margolies
• The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein

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Sarah Adams (Conchita in Anna in the Tropics)
Sarah is thrilled to be making her first appearance with Circus Theatricals. Sarah lived in New York City for four years, where she performed in numerous Off-Broadway productions, daytime series and independent film. Now a Los Angelles resident, Sarah has been blessed to be a part of several theatre and film productions and is looking forward to many more productions with Circus Theatricals. Please visit Sarah's webiste at Thank you for coming and enjoy!

Joe Bays (Howard in Picnic)
With Circus Theatricals: Principal in The Circle. Other LA theatrical credits include Elegies for Angels, Punks & Raging Queens at the Attic.  New York credits include Dispatches From Hell, Streamers and W.C. Fields - 100 Proof.  He was also in As You Like It at the Virginia Shakespeare Festival, Death of a Salesman and O. Henry’s Christmas at the Pittsburgh Public Theatre.  Film and TV credits include “That Championship Season,” “Mike Hammer,” “3rd Rock From the Sun,” “Even Stevens,” “Office Space”, “Space Jam,” “Indecent Proposal,” and the upcoming film “Shopgirl” with Steve Martin. 
Lindsay Bellock (Madge in Picnic)
is thrilled to be making her first appearance with Circus Theatricals.  Some favorite roles include: Viola in Twelfth Night, Emily in Our Town, Electra in Orestes, Sandy in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and two years as Helen Keller with Boston's Historical Perspectives for Children where she toured throughout New England. Lindsay graduated Brandeis University with High Honors in Theatre Arts and has trained at RADA and Yale University as well.


Yael Berkovich (Babe McGrath in Crimes of the Heart)
With Circus Theatricals: Opposing Lawyer in The Circle, Abigail in The Crucible ("Great Scenes from Classic American Plays"). Yael Berkovich recently played Feste, Valentine, and the Captain in Twelfth Night and played Felicity Cunningham in The Real Inspector Hound at Theatre 40. She’s also played Helena and Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a Hen in Animal Farm, and was the co-producer of the Botanicum Seedlings play reading series at the Theatricum Botanicum. Yael graduated rom Washington University in St. Louis, studied Meisner Technique for two years at Playhouse West, and studied Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre in London. 



Stacy Cole (Beth in Dinner with Friends )
(SAG/AFTRA) Actress/Vocalist Stacy Cole's latest filmwork includes:
Michihiko Shimazu's "I Remember Papa" and Anthony Caldarella's
"What's Up Scarlett."  Most recently Stacy guest starred as Diane
on CBS'  "The Bold and the Beautiful."  Currently Stacy can be seen on OCTV's "Events OC" and "4-1-1 OC,, interviewing celeb's on the red carpet for Hollywood Events/Premieres.  Stacy was last seen as a featured vocalist at the opening ceremonies for the PGA's World Ryder Cup singing "La Marseillaise" (the French National Anthem). Presented by Dan Hicks and Samuel L. Jackson. Stacy gained her BAPA in Music/Theatre at Oakland University in Rochester, MI.
For Theatrical/Commercial booking contact Richard Reiner @
SWB's Commercials Unlimited (310)278-5123.


Chloe Domont (L'il Bit in How I Learned to Drive)
Chloe is a young inspired artist of age seventeen.  With Circus Theatricals Studio for Actors: Rosa in The Rose Tattoo ("Great Scenes from Classic American Plays").  She is also involved in the Play Production at Oakwood School, where she recently perfor
med Writer, a one woman show, and her own written monologue, My Movie. Member of Circus Theatricals Studio for Actors.


Francesca Ferrara (Harper in Angels in America)
For Circus Theatricals: Child Psychologist in The Circle, Ann in All My Sons ("Great Scenes from Classic American Plays"). Other theatre: Edward II (Knightsbridge), Strange Encounters (Tamarind), Taming of the Shrew (Olney Theatre), Romeo & Juliet, 1984 (National Players), Macbeth (Brooklyn Stage), Young Strangers (HB Playwrights).  Francesca recently completed Sven Stromson Blue, a short film based on the life and art of Yves Klein. For Jimmy, my guardian angel.


Kelly Franett (Robert in Proof)
With Circus Theatricals: Guidance Conselor in The Circle, Horace in Little Foxes ("Great Scenes from Classic American Plays"). In Los Angeles, Kelly has been seen in a wide range of productions from classical to musical theatre at The Noise Within, Theatre West, Action-Reaction, Theatre 40 and The Actors Gang to name a few. Some favorite roles include: Higgins in My Fair Lady, the King in All’s Well and Gene in I Never Sang for My Father. He currently stars in the independent film "Broken Anchors." Kelly is a member The Circus Theatricals Studio Ensemble.


Kent George (Uncle Peck in How I Learned to Drive, Joe Pitt in Angels in America)
Circus Theatricals: The Circle, Antigone, Tartuffe (Circus Theatricals/Odyssey Theatre), Loose Ends, As You Like It. Other Theatre: The Big Funk (Odyssey), Freedom Rider(PALEF Foundation), The Miracle Worker, Mame and Little Shop of Horrors (SRT), The Marriage Proposal and Baby with the Bathwater (Exit Theater, SF), Macbeth (Diego Rivera Theater, SF), Cyrano de Bergerac,Barbarians, Beggar’s Opera, Candida, Mikado and Hot l Baltimore (ACT and ACT Studio). Feature films: "Gods and Monsters," "The Relic," "Art House" and "In Love with You." Television: "Coupling," "Murder in Small Town X" (series regular), "Alias," Passions." Kent has an MBA from American Conservatory Theater and an AB from Princeton University. Member of Circus Theatricals Studio Ensemble.


Daniel Gibbons (Hal in Picnic)
Circus Theatricals credits include: Jock in The Circle, Malcolm in Macbeth, Valere in Tartuffe, Ratcliff in Richard III, Guildenstern in Hamlet, Orlando de Boys in As You Like It, Tuzenbach in The Three Sisters and Medvedyenko in The Seagull. Other stage roles include The Greeks Parts I and II (Odyssey Theatre), Hatful of Rain, Macbeth, Lil’ Abner. Independent films: “Dave’s Life,” (Chicago Film Festival), and “Last Cigarette.” Graduate of Bowling Green State University. Circus Theatricals Associate Artist.


Donna Luisa Guinan (Rosemary in Picnic)
With Circus Theatricals: Teacher in The Circle, Amanda in The Glass Menagerie ("Great Scenes from Classic American Plays"). Other theatre: Quilters, Love’s Labor’s Lost, As You Like It, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, Taming of the Shrew, Third and Oak, A Couple of White Chicks Sitting Around Talking. Film: "Bulletproof," "David Proshker," "Between You and Me," "Notoriety."


Antonio Jaramillo (Juan Julian in Anna in the Tropics)
A native of San Diego where he appeared on stage at the Carlsbad Playhouse, Powpac Theatre, The Sixth and Penn Theatre, The Garfield Theatre and The Lamplighters Theatre. He’s also worked with award-winning director Greg Durbin in "Mysterious Barricades" and had principal role in "Los Patriotas," a featured film in The San Diego Film Festival. Most recently Antonio was an understudy for several principal roles in "Take Me Out" by Richard Greenberg, directed by Randall Arney at The Geffen Playhouse. Antonio is proud to be working with Jack Stehlin and all Circus Theatricals actors. Contact The Carry Company at 213.388.0770.


Susane E. Lee (Catherine in Proof)
With Circus Theatricals: The Circle. Other Theatre: Under Milkwood and Never Swim Alone (both Williamstown Theatre Festival), The Laramie Project, The Bacchae, Sage,(Los Angeles City College Theatre) Film/TV: "Gilmore Girls," "A Couple of Days and Nights (dir. Vaughn Verdi). Education: BS in psychology and minor in Theatre, Duke University. Training: Williamstown Theatre Festival apprentice scholarship (2003), Los Angeles City College Theater Academy, Jack Stehlin/Circus Theatricals. Member of Circus Theatricals Studio for Actors.


Floyd Lewis (Barnette Lloyd in Crimes of the Heart)
With Circus Theatricals: Oscar in Another Part of the Forest (" Great Scenes from Classic American Plays") Tuzenbach in Three Sisters (" Great Scenes by Anton Chekhov") Norman in Boys Next Door ("Ten Great Scenes"). Most recently in L.A. as Kurt in Drunk Talk. Originally from North Carolina, Floyd is a UCLA graduate,proud member of Circus Theatricals Studio for Actors and just living the dream! Contact: 310-435-9011.
Hannah Logan (Meg in Crimes of the Heart)
Hannah Logan is originally from South Carolina and moved from Seattle to Los Angeles after a year-long run of Tony-n-Tina’s Wedding. She has appeared in (or done voice-overs) for film, television and theatrical productions. Hannah is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory and has just finished writing Tales from a Trailer, a one-woman show due to be produced in November. She is thrilled to be working with Jack Stehlin and the talented people in his advanced acting class.
Michael Patrick McGill (Biff in Death of a Salesman)
hails from Appleton, Wisconsin.  He's studied with Jack, The Groundlings and Richard Kline.  Member of The Knightsbridge Theatre Company.  Recent L.A. stage work includes Guys and Dolls, Richard III and Mother Courage & Her Children.  Recent TV/Film appearances include "Desperate Housewives," "Rodney," "Clubhouse," "Passions," "Chasing Ghosts" and the animated series "Duck Dodgers."  Please visit for more info.  Jaymes/Nelson Management. (818) 761-7832.


Phil Pyle (Hal in Proof)
Phil comes to us from Alabama with a string of college and community theatre credits. Although he completed the Second City Writing Program in Los Angeles, this Circus Theatricals showcase marks his debut into the L.A. acting scene. Phil would like to thank his fellow Circus Theatricals actors (including Jack & Jeannine!) for the support and talent they share.


Michael Steger (Happy in Death of a Salesman)
With Circus Theatricals: The Wrestler in The Circle, Jack in The Rose Tattoo ("Great Scenes from Modern American Plays") Other theatre: Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew (Cal State Longbeach Summerfest), Iago in Othello, Tartuffe in Moliere’s Tartuffe., Sweeney Todd, Myth of Pomona, Reverse Transcriptions and The Crucible. T.V. credits include Guest starring roles in "Chad’s World," "Royal Standard," and "V.R. Troopers." Michael recently received his B.A. in Theatre/Spanish from Cal Poly Pomona University. Hobbies include Martial Arts and Photography.


Lori Sypek (Lenny in Crimes of the Heart)
Lori was born in Massachusetts and lived many years in New York City. She attended the High School for Performing Arts and performed in many OFF-OFF Broadway productions. She is very happy to be living in Los Angeles with her husband Kevin, and would like to thank him and her mother for their support.


Patrick Vest (Tom in Dinner with Friends, Doc in Crimes of the Heart)
Circus Theatricals credits include: The Circle, Macbeth and All My Sons ("Great Scenes from Classic American Plays").Patrick has performed in over 100 theatrical productions. Among his favorite roles are Macbeth, Mercutio, Prince Hal, and Petruchio. He also wrote and performed a one man show about Henry David Thoreau.


Jack Stehlin (Director)
Notable Circus Theatricals productions include The Circle, Macbeth, Hamlet, Richard III, Tartuffe, True West, The Cheats of Scapin, The Job. Other Los Angeles Theatre: Speed-the-Plow (Los Angeles premiere), and Habitation of Dragons. Notable NYC credits include Richard II (dir. Steven Berkoff), Henry V (w/Kevin Kline), Casanova (w/ Ethan Hawke, dir. by Michael Greif), Henry IV, I (w/Mandy Patinkin, dir by Des McAnuff), Julius Caesar (w/ Al Pacino and Martin Sheen),Timon of Athens (dir. by Brian Kulick), Richard Foreman’s Don Juan, and Romeo and Juliet (dir. by Les Waters). TV and film credits include guest star roles on "JAG," (recurring), "Buffy" (recurring ), "Judging Amy," "The Practice," "Crossing Jordan," "NYPD Blue," "ER."

Jack founded Circus Theatricals in New York in 1983, and has produced over 40 plays in NYC and Los Angeles. An award-winning actor, Jack has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theatre, and stages around the world. Jack is an alumnus of John Houseman's The Acting Company and a graduate of the Juilliard School.

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