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WOMEN ON FIRE - PAST PRODUCTIONS

The following are past productions and workshops of the highly acclaimed play WOMEN ON FIRE produced by Royal Family.


NOVEMBER 4, 2019:

Royal Family was thrilled to perform WOMEN ON FIRE: STORIES FROM THE FRONTLINES at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in Fairfield, CT on Monday, November 4, 2019.​ Cheryl Wiesenfeld presented this explosive piece of theatre to the Quick Center as part of her Global Theatre Performance Series.  The evening was a special benefit performance for the Quick Center and Fairfield University.The creative team for this production includes Chris Henry (playwright/director), Lorna Ventura (choreography), Cheyenne Sykes (set, lighting, and costume design), Lars Jacobsen (original music), Chet Miller (sound design), and Perry Street Theatricals (general management).The amazing cast for this production featured stars of stage and screen including Yassmin Alers (On Your Feet, Chain Link, The Capeman, Rent), Gina Naomi Baez (“She’s Gotta Have It Too,” Triple Threat, Hunchback of Notre Dame, “Orange is the New Black”), Kathleen Chalfant (“House of Cards,” “Law & Order,” “The Affair,” Angels in America, Wit), Maddie Corman (Accidentally Brave, Some Kind of Wonderful, When We Rise, Next Fall), Steffanie Leigh (War Paint, Mary Poppins), Gargi Mukherjee (The Namesake, Karma Calling), Portia (The Rose Tattoo, The Ride Down Mt. Morgan) Alysia Reiner (“Orange is the New Black,” “Better Things,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” Egg, “The Deuce”), Laila Robins (“Murder in the First,” “Deception,” Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Heartbreak House, Frozen), Constance Shulman (“Orange is the New Black,” “Doug,” The Broken Ones, The Rose Tattoo), and Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) with a dance ensemble of Maïa Eugene, Kirsten Foster, Camri Hewie and Emily Ulrich.Royal Family Productions would like to thank the Theatre Authority and the Performers’ Unions for their cooperation for allowing their artists to appear in this production.


WORKSHOP PERFORMANCE - May 11 -June 8, 2018

FEATURING / Yassmin Alers*, Rosa Arredondo*, Brooke Averi*, Gina Naomi Baez*, Blair Baker*, Kristy Cates*, Kathleen Chalfant*, Maddie Corman*, Rose Courtney*, Catherine Curtin*, Elizabeth A. Davis*, Pamela Dunlap*, Maïa Eugene, Kiersten Foster, Penny Fuller*, Yllka Gashi, Simone Harrison*, Colleen Hawks*, Musa Hitomi, Chieh Hsiung, Stephanie Jae Park*, Steffanie Leigh*, Lauran L’Rae, Cythia Mace*, Jonelle Margallo*, Ali Marsh*, Tracy McMullan*, Kara Menendez, Gargi Mukherjee, Alyssa Ness, Tonye Patano*, Kira Player, Maryann Plunkett*, Laila Robins*, Constance Shulman*, Lianah Sta. Ana*, and Mary Testa*

Scenic and Lighting Design / Cheyenne Sykes Sound Design / Chet Miller Original Music /  Lars Jacobsen Production Stage Manager / Tyler Danhaus and Kyle Conn​

Associate Director / Jessica Wu Choreographer / Lorna Ventura Director / Chris Henry**

*Actors appear courtesy of Actor Equity Association and the Theatre Authority Inc. **Director appears courtesy of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

WHAT THE CRITICS HAD TO SAY:


“Royal Family's WOMEN ON FIRE blazes with truth"

MANHATTAN DIGEST​

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“Have a look at WOMEN ON FIRE"

THEATERMANIA​

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“Why You Should Listed To These Women's Stories"

STAGEBUDDY​

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BENEFIT PERFORMANCE - March 18, 2018


FEATURING / Brooke Averi*, Blair Baker*, Kathleen Chalfant*, Elizabeth A. Davis*, Maïa Eugene, Ali Ewoldt*, Simone Harrison*, Evelyn Howe, Cady Huffman*, Mila Jam, Cythia Mace*, Kara Menendez, Gargi Mukherjee, Kira Player, Mariah Reives, Laila Robins*, Elise Santora* and Lianah Sta. Ana*

Scenic and Lighting Design / Cheyenne Sykes Sound Design / Andy Evan Cohen Original Music /  Lars Jacobsen Associate Director / Jessica Wu Choreographer / Lorna Ventura Director / Chris Henry**

*Actors appear courtesy of Actor Equity Association and the Theatre Authority Inc. **Director appears courtesy of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society