Past Performance   Nov 10th-Dec 17th 2017    Fri, Sat 8:00pm; Sun 2:00pm

Making God Laugh

Making God Laugh
A Comedy/Drama
by: Sean Grennan

Directed by: Brent A. Stringfield
Produced by: Merrill Gill & Ruth Woodbeck

Making God Laugh follows one typical American family over the course of thirty years' worth of holidays. Starting in 1980, Ruthie and Bill's grown children -- a priest, an aspiring actress, and a former football star -- all return home, where we learn of their plans and dreams as they embark on their adult lives. The empty-nester parents contend with their own changes, too, as old family rituals are trotted out and ancient tensions flare up. As time passes, the family discovers that, despite what we may have in mind, we often arrive at unexpected destinations.

As Woody Allen once said, "If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans..."


Richard "Rick"
Shelby Blackwood
Alex Contreras
Linda Englund
Jack Holdeman
John Wilcox
Merrill Gill
Ruth Woodbeck
Shelby BlackwoodAlex ContrerasLinda Englund
Jack HoldemanJohn WilcoxMerrill Gill
Ruth WoodbeckDirector: Brent A. Stringfield
Cast Photos by Felicia Ann Photography

Publicity Photos by Felicia Ann Photography

Technical Production Team:

Stage ManagerJordana Carroll
Rehearsal Assistants Fadwa Harb, Monika Lucs, Karen Martens
Set DesignJoel Colbourn
ConstructionJoel Colbourn, Bob Grand, Jack Holdeman, Chris Robinson, John Wilcox, Lynn Wolsey
Set Painting Maxine Brunton, Barrett Gill, Merrill Gill, Rebecca Gill, George Rule, Leona Stringfield, Lila Theofel, Ruth Woodbeck
Costume CoordinatorsLaurie Franklin, Leona Stringfield
PropertiesLeona Stringfield
Set DresserAaron Oslie
Sound DesignLou Alliano
Lighting DesignMark Zetler
Sound & Lighting TechnicianKatie McNabb

In Memoriam
  • Brent Stringfield
  • Memorial Fund

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