Bedtime Stories as Told by Our Dad Who Messed Them Up at DCP theatre

July 15th - 17th
Friday at 8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday at
1:00 pm and 4:00 pm

July 22nd - 23rd
Friday at 8:00 pm
Saturday at 
1:00 pm and 4:00 pm

Crew

Director - Kelly Butler

Producer - Jane Spigel

Stage Manager - Nina Lima

ASM - Sydney Thompson

Costumes - Cassidy Butler & David Williams

Light & Sound Design - Bill Thompson

Board Advisor - Jacqui Stinson

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Anna Bingley

 

(Queen) is a middle school teacher and finds that this has prepared her for her role as the anxious-to-retire monarch. She loves participating in community theater, with past roles including Bad Seed ( Monica) and, auspiciously, Rumplestiltskin (Queen)  She also stage managed The Outgoing Tide, Dr. Cook's Garden, and The Sisters Rosensweig at Playcrafters of Skippack. Many thanks and love to Kelly and Jane; Drama Mamas forever! 

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Sean Collins

(Horace I) was raised in the sewers beneath Philadelphia by chemically mutated chameleons.  Thanks to his reptilian surrogate family, Sean was able to master the art of "blending in" with his surroundings. A skill that has led him to the stage. Although he doesn't know who his real parents are, most experts believe they are Ellen DeGeneres and Count Chocula! His hobbies include horse breeding and writing nonsense.  

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Lallie Lima

(Daughter) is thrilled to be performing at another production at DCP. She has previously been in The Enchanted Bookshop (Heidi) and The Incomplete Life and Random Death of Molly Denholtz (Reese). Most recently, she appeared in Frozen Jr. (Oaken and Pabbie) at Montgomery Theater.

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Reese Mann

(Mother)  is in 7th grade. Bedtime Stories is Reese’s very first play and she is beyond excited. Reese has had a lot of help with auditions and rehearsals from her brother, Riley Mann, who is also in this production. Reese hopes she can inspire young potential actors and actresses. 

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Claire Spigel

(Princess II/Mayor) is going into 7th grade and excited to be back on stage at DCP.  She was last seen earlier this year in Pinnochio (Ensemble, Stage Crew).  Claire loves riding horses and playing with her dog Finley in her free time.  Enjoy the show (or the Mayor will have to give you a citation). 

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Nina Lima

(Stage Manager/Sheep/Preshow) is delighted to return to DCP as a stage manager and a sheep! She most recently stage managed The Incomplete Life and Random Death of Molly Denholtz and Miss Nelson is Missing. When she’s not on stage or behind the curtain, you can find her writing or playing video games.

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Jim Bingley 

(Prime Minister) is pleased to return to the DCP stage for the first time since 2019, when he appeared in Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars. Once again, he is here as a very proper character upended by circumstances. He is grateful to Mrs. Butler for the opportunity to share a scene with his wife, and to his castmates and crew for their friendship and assistance.

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Chris Donahue

(Father) has been in multiple shows at DCP, Sleepy Hollow being his first. He also does theater with Crowded Kitchen, Laymen Playmen and Playcrafters. Thanks to the family for their ongoing support. Enjoy the show. .

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Nivia Lima

(Katie) is really excited to be back on the DCP stage. After a magical adventure in her most recent show Frozen at Montgomery Theater (Ensemble/Olaf’s Understudy). She is overjoyed to be back to her home away from home at DCP. When not onstage she can be found crocheting, singing, or playing Dungeons and Dragons with friends! Nivia sends thanks to the cast and crew for a wonderful opportunity and experience and hopes you enjoy the show!

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Riley Mann

(Prince I) is currently sixteen years old and attends high school in Bucks County. An avid writer and thespian, he hopes to continue his artistic journey both onstage and offstage. This is his sixth show at DCP, and certainly will not be his last. 

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Jake Taylor

(Prince II) is a 17-year-old senior in High School.  This is his twenty-first show in total and second show at DCP, his first being The Incomplete Life and Random Death of Molly Denholtz (Dominic).  He hopes everyone enjoys the show! 

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Maddie Bingley

(Wilbur)  is going into her junior year of High School. Most recently she appeared in She Kills Monsters (Evil Gabby) at Playcrafters and assistant stage managed Murder on the Orient Express here at DCP. Maddie plays the violin and when not fiddling out a tune, also enjoys reading and writing. Watch out for any dinosaurs!.

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Landon DeGroote

(Horace II) is OVERWHELMINGLY OVERJOYED to take part in this production of Bedtime Stories. He is 15 years old. He will be portraying 2 roles, Horace the Dinosaur for the first week and Captain for the second week.  He has done many shows in the past, including, The Lion and the Mouse, The Lion King Jr, James and the Giant Peach Jr and Shrek Jr. He wants to thank the cast for the wonderful performance and the producer/director for giving him a chance.

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Bailey Lonergan

(Sheep/Preshow)  is 11 years old and heading into 6th grade.  She is very excited to be in her first drama performance.  When she is not acting, Bailey practices gymnastics, swimming and basketball.  She also performs with her school choir and plays the violin in her school’s orchestra.  In the future, Bailey hopes to participate in her school’s drama productions.

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Pockets Seachrist

(Rumpelstiltskin) is thrilled to be playing the role of Rumpelstiltskin even after two years of waiting. They would like to thank the director and crew for the opportunity to perform once more for DCP.  Enjoy the show!

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Izzy Valleley

(Princess I/Poor Old Woman) is proud to be in another show at DCP Theater!!! This is her fourth show at DCP and definitely will not be her last!!! Her favorite roles include It’s a Wonderful life: A Live Radio Play ( Zuzu Bailey) and Miss Nelson is Missing (Phoebe).  Outside of the theater they enjoy painting and participating in activism.

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Cassidy Butler

(Mindy) is very excited to finally be able to do this wonderful and crazy show after two years.  Some of her favorite roles have been Alice in Wonderland (Alice), The Children’s Hour (Mary Tilford) and Annie (Pepper) at DCP Theatre, Rimers of Eldritch (Eva Jackson) and She Kills Monsters (Agnes Evans) at Playcrafters and  Bang, Bang You’re Dead (Katie) at Barley Sheaf Players. Cassidy sends a very special thank you to the cast and crew for making this show such a fun experience 

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Audrey Heimark

(Ashley)  is overjoyed to be returning to DCP Theatre. Most recently at DCP she has performed in It’s a Wonderful Life (Janie) and Annie the Musical (Kate). As well as, Music Man at her high school. When she’s not performing Audrey enjoys singing, playing piano, running, and hanging out with her friends. She would like to give a huge thanks to the cast and crew for all the support and laughs.

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Reese Lonergan

(Sheep/Preshow) is 9 years old and going into 4th grade.  She is very enthusiastic about being on stage for her very first performance.  Reese’s other interests include playing soccer and swimming.  She is also part of her school’s orchestra program.  When she is not acting, Reese is actively out searching for unicorns and eagerly anticipating her letter of acceptance to Hogwarts.

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Brennen Sibel

(Wally) is an 11 year old sixth grader from Collegeville Pennsylvania. He started acting in community theater and has participated in several DCP productions. After the COVID hiatus, Brennan participated in the VOID Podcast in 2021 and now back to DCP to entertain you in Bedtime Stories

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David Williams

(Dad) David is thrilled to return to the DCP stage with this talented cast and crew.  Enjoy this delightful show!

Meet the Cast