Harvey - February 23 - March 09, 2024

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center

 Who's Who 

  • Gina Sanfilippo head shot

    Gina Sanfilippo

    as Myrtle Mae Simmons

    she/her/hers (Myrtle Mae Simmons) is thrilled to be making her Jedlicka Performing Arts Center debut!  Favorite credits include: "This Is Our Youth" (Jessica Goldman) with Riverfront Playhouse and "A Lie of the Mind" (Beth; Irene Ryan nominated) with Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance. You may have seen her on Chicago Fire (Alexis) and NBC’s Crisis (Emma Vries). She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Theatre/Acting from Illinois State University. Gina is represented by Lily’s Talent Agency. She is excited to tell this story and wants to thank her Mom, for always being her number one fan and all her loved ones for their constant support. Thank you to Jim LaPietra, JPAC, and the entire cast and crew! 

  • Linda Cunningham head shot

    Linda Cunningham

    as Veta Louise Simmons

     is thrilled to be making her Jedlicka stage debut. Among numerous Chicago area productions, some of her favorite roles are Lady Macbeth (Macbeth), Karen (Dinner with Friends), Louise (Daisy), and the title role in Sylvia. She extends much gratitude to this fun crew and cast, and to the audience for supporting live theater.

  • Mac Westcott head shot

    Mac Westcott

    as Elwood P. Dowd

    Mac Is very happy to be in this show. Favorite credits include Arsenic and Old Lace (Jonathan) with The Beverly Arts Center, The Mouse Trap (Trotter) with Metropolis Performing Arts, The Black Knight (Fritz) with Lifeboat Productions and Julius Caesar (Cassius) with Three Brothers Theatre. Mac is grateful for the support he gets from his family and his partner Sophie. 

  • Lynda Gaug head shot

    Lynda Gaug

    as Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet

    is thrilled to make her JPAC debut in this production. Favorite roles include "Men on Boats" (Major John Powell), "Noises Off" (Dottie), "Oklahoma!" (Aunt Eller), "On Golden Pond" (Ethel), "California Suite" (Diana), "Cabaret" (Fraulein Schneider), "Sound of Music" (Mother Abbess), and "The Crucible" (Rebecca Nurse). Many thanks to Jim, this wonderful cast and crew, and to husband Paul. 

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