The Sound of Music - April 29 - May 07, 2023

St. Mary's Drama Guild

 Crew Who's Who 

  • Ashley Gleason head shot

    Ashley Gleason


    This year marks Ashley’s 22nd production in The St. Mary’s Drama Guild! She started out in the Drama Guild as assistant director in "Annie Jr.". She then joined the production of “Guys and Dolls Jr.and made her directorial debut was the production of “Arsenic and Old Lace”. She counts The Wicked Witch of the West in "The Wizard of Oz", Rosie Alverz in "Bye Bye Birdie", Florence Unger in "The Odd Couple: Female Version", Mrs. Potts in "Disney’s Beauty and The Beast", and Lord Farquaad in "Shrek, the Musical" as her personal favorites. She was extremely ecstatic to finally embody Henry Higgins from "My Fair Lady". She hopes one day to perform as Mama Rose in "Gypsy", and Dolly Levi in "Hello Dolly".

    "Good teaching is...1/4 preparation and 3/4 theatre." ~Gail Goldwin

  • Claire Spinetti head shot

    Claire Spinetti

    Assistant Director/Choreographer

    Claire is no stranger to the Drama Guild stage. She has performed in numerous productions here at St. Mary’s dating back to 2005. Her most recent appearance was taking on the role of "Lola" in our production of “Damn Yankees”. She has also performed all over Queens and Manhattan.

    Claire is an experienced Irish Step Dancer. We are grateful that Claire came back for her 8th production as Assistant Director and Choreographer and is sharing her knowledge and expertise with us!

  • Kerryclare Gleason head shot

    Kerryclare Gleason

    Music Director

    Kerryclare has been a member of the Drama Guild since they were 12 years old. They moved from onstage to offstage during the production of "Oliver!" and haven't left since. They do make appearances on stage once in a while with their most recent being Joe Boyd in "Damn Yankees". They are thrilled to be back and hope you enjoy the show!


    "Theatre is a weapon. For that reason, it must be fought for." ~Augusto Boal


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