Twelfth Night - April 12 - April 14, 2024

Iona University

 Who's Who 

  • Jonathan Ayewah head shot

    Jonathan Ayewah

    as Illyrian

    a Junior studying History from New Rochelle. He is excited to take part in his fifth show with the Iona Players. You might recognize him from Cinderella’s Father from Into the Woods or The Man from Rent. He would like to thank the cast, crew, and production team for their hard work and dedication and the Iona community for their gracious support.

  • Jared Balcacer head shot

    Jared Balcacer

    as Sir Toby Belch

    a sophomore majoring in CRJ, and a minor in BM. He is super excited to share this show with you. Jared has starred in 3 shows with the Iona Players: Swing in Into the Woods, Max in Cabaret, and Collins in Rent. Offstage, Jared recently competed in the KCACTF Region 1 Festival and started his own business “Balcacers Bouquets”.

  • Meghan Bernardy head shot

    Meghan Bernardy

    as Illyrian

    a sophomore studying Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Queens, NY.  She wishes to thank the Iona Players and her mother for their kindness and encouragement. She also wants to express her gratitude to all the crew members for their hard work and attention to detail.

  • Shea Beyrer head shot

    Shea Beyrer

    as Illyrian Child

    Making her Iona Stage debut in "Twelfth Night," Shea previously shone as Adella in "The Little Mermaid" at Sandbox Theatre and modeled for Carter's and Amazon. She thanks Jason, Kathryn, Marina, Tim, and all her Player Besties for their support. Shea dedicates her performance to Mom, Dad, Fitz, and Babcia! Excited to share her talent, she's grateful for the journey ahead.

  • Joseph Callanan head shot

    Joseph Callanan

    as Second Officer

    a senior in Arts Leadership from LI, NY. Honored to perform his final show with Iona Players. He recently portrayed Bobby in Cabaret and the Mayor in Bye, Bye Birdie. He is thrilled for this opportunity and is pursuing music in his career. He is grateful to talented cast, crew, and production team at Iona.

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