Students direct, perform in one act plays April 12-14

Event: Spring One Acts
Date and time: April 12 at 7:30 p.m.; April 13 & 14 at 2:30 p.m. (ASL interpreted)
Location: Goshen College Umble Center
Cost: $5, tickets available at the door or online

The Goshen College Theater Department will perform four one act plays, on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, April 13 & 14 at 2:30 p.m. (ASL interpreted) in Goshen College’s Umble Center.

The one acts include “That All of Us Should Be Fed” by Eliza Anderson, “The League of Semi-Superheroes” by Valerie Smith and Michael Bigelow Dixon, “The Intruder” by Jean Blasiar and “Sentences and Words” by Cynthia L. Cooper

“That All of Us Should Be Fed” is directed by Violet Smucker, a junior theater major from Goshen. The cast includes Laura Miller, a sophomore Spanish and writing major from Arlington, Kansas, and Kailey Rice, a sophomore sign language interpreting and music major from Frisco, Texas. Madeline Smith Kauffman, a sophomore social work major from Walnut Creek, Ohio, is the stage manager.

“The League of Semi-Superheroes” is directed by Courtney Crapser, a senior English major from Churubusco, Indiana. The cast includes Emily Kuntz, a first-year sign language interpreting major from Goshen, Ohio; Shianne Harrison, a sophomore film production and theater major from Elkhart, Indiana; Jordan Shields, a senior biology major from Langley, British Columbia; Krislynn Lancaster, a sophomore molecular biology/biochemistry major from Milford, Indiana; Terra Kincy, a sophomore graphic design major from Memphis, Tennessee; and Oliver Duell, a first-year sign language interpreting major from Goshen. Lisa Rosado Rivera, a sophomore music and theater major from San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the stage manager, and Nithya Abraham, a junior music and mathematics major from Karnataka, Bangalore, is the assistant stage manager.

“The Intruder” is directed by Rachel Buckley, a senior theater major from Elkhart, Indiana. The cast includes Dali Rodriguez, a sophomore theater major from Sanford, Florida; Cristina Jantz, a junior writing and theater major from Durango, Colorado; and Ben Reichenbach, a sophomore molecular biology/biochemistry major from North Manchester, Indiana. Anna McVay, a first-year sustainability studies major from Geneseo, Illinois, is the stage manager.

“Sentences and Words” is directed by Abigail Greaser, a junior music and theater major from Goshen. The cast includes Rachael Klink, a senior history and peace, justice and conflict studies major from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and Cara Wilson, a sophomore theater and film production major from Indianapolis. Ben Meyer Reimer, a senior theater and music major from Goshen, is the stage manager.


The production team includes:

Producers:  Doug Liechty Caskey, GC Players Executive Board
Technical Director: Phil Weaver-Stoesz
Production Stage Manager: Madeline Smith Kauffman
Assistant Stage Managers: Nithya Abraham, Anna Mcvay, Ben Meyer Reimer, Lisa Rosado Rivera
Set Designer: Debbie Richards
Light Designer: Adam Hinegardner
Costume Designers: Alex Miller, Laura Miller
Sound Designer: Jacob Claassen
Props Manager: Tobias Garcia
Hair & Make-Up Designer: Hashem Ammari
Light Board Operator: Ash Caldera
Sound Board Operator: Olivia Smucker
Assistant Technical Director: Ben Meyer Reimer
Master Carpenter: Levi Glick
Master Electrician: Jacob Claassen
Costume Shop Manager: Lauren Myers
Department Student Assistant: Rachel Buckley
ASL Interpreters: Katie Celis, Brianna Herndon, Brandy Lowe
Production Assistant: Danielle Pagoria
House Manager: Brandy Lowe

Tickets for the show cost $5, and are available through the Goshen College Box Office (574.535.7566,, online at or at the Umble Center Box Office an hour before the show.