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directed by michaeL A. Navarez

produced by the 14/48 projects

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A Note from Playwright,

Andy Park-Buffelen

Foremost, thanks for coming! I hope you have fun. Also, I want to whole-heartedly thank the artists and leaders who helped bring this show to life. Also also, I want to thank my wife Corinne and our bb boi, Oh-Kon, for your support and patience. I love you two.

MHRGGGS is for my inner child, nine year old me would have been SO stoked to see this show. Might’ve shown me earlier in life theater could hold space for a little nerdy weirdo like myself.

 

Hopefully, your little ones will be inspired from this play to engage in the arts, if they don’t already. Self-expression is essential to life. Assuming you are here with your children, or perhaps have some in your circle, I implore you to encourage their creativity. If this play inspires them to perform, help them find a project to be part of. If they want to draw their own ranger comics, go to the art store right now and buy some paper and pencils. Maybe they too want to write songs for punk rock plant life, then find an out of tune, second-hand guitar and let them wail. When we invest and teach children to express their full inner life, we can cultivate a gentler, more empathetic world — And by god, we desperately need the kindness of future generations. Wouldn’t you agree?

Aside from enjoying the performance and creating a positive memory, my goal is to get you stoked to get out there and play! In this world where we’re all Sisyphus, look to your neighbors and loved ones for heart, inspiration, and good vibez. 

Wanna talk more about art, community organizing, or life?

Email me: andy.buffelen@gmail.com

CAST

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Milo Charpentier

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Lorbert

Milo Charpentier is very excited to perform in their first show with 14/48. They have not performed since 2020, as Howie Newsome in Our Town (Creative Arts Theatre, Apple Valley CA) and could not be more thrilled to end their acting hiatus with the role of Lorbert! Milo has been performing for almost 10 years since discovering their passion for theatre in high school. Some of their past credits include CB in Dog Sees God (BCC, Barstow CA), Ensemble in Young Frankenstein (CAT, Apple Valley, CA), and Otto in Spring Awakening (CAT, Apple Valley, CA). When Milo isn’t acting, they enjoy painting, exploring Seattle with friends, and sitting in coffee shops. They would love to thank you for attending the show and they hope you enjoy!

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Alaina Dean

she/her

Kernel

Alaina Dean, Kernel: Alaina is very outgoing, driven and ready for anything! She has a passion for acting as well as science and is studying biochemistry at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. Alaina’s credits include: The Miser (Westmont College), Kitty Hawk or Kill Devil (Westmont College), A Winters Tale (Westmont College) and Small Enchantments (Westmont College). This is Alaina’s first Theatre in the park experience and she is very excited. She would like to thank  her family and friends for their love and support, and hopes you enjoy the show!

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Lauren Freman

she/they

Pose

Lauren Freman (she/they) is an award-winning composer, lyricist, multi-instrumentalist, and actor, hell-bent on blurring the boundaries between disparate genres and styles. Most recently, Freman composed music and lyrics for And So That Happened, a world premiere musical with the 5th Avenue Theatre. Their music and lyrics for The Devil and Sarah Blackwater (Annex Theatre) received the People's Choice Award for Outstanding New Play at the 2019 Gregory Awards, and she was awarded an Allied Arts’ Listen UP! Music by Women grant in 2018. She has composed and performed on a menagerie of instruments and found-objects for live theater (The 14/48 Projects, HERON Ensemble), live storytelling events (She Is Fierce), and short films (Fevre Films, Darkset Films) and regularly contributes scripts, music, and voiceover to sci-fi/horror podcast, The Ugly Radio (Podmoth Network). Freman studied violin in Florence, Italy, and at Mills College in California, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in music performance. Lauren is currently a company member of Pony World Theatre, after her critically-acclaimed performance in the 2021 West Coast premiere of Blake Hackler’s What We Were. Find out more at http://freman.band!

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Allison Heath

she/her

Ensemble

Allison Renee Heath is a professional actor, director, and rule-breaker hailing from New Braunfels, Texas. She is currently attending Cornish College of the Arts and is expecting a BFA for Acting in 2024. Some of Allison’s credits include directing Matilda; Miss Trunchbull, Matilda; Ursula, The Little Mermaid ; Karen the Computer, Spongebob the Musical); and ensemble roles in Spamalot (New Braunfels Performing Arts), Pippin, and Orlando (Cornish College of the Arts). She would like to thank all of her friends and family for their continued love and support, and is beyond grateful to be a part of this amazing cast and crew!

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Truxton Ivory

they/them

Ensemble

Truxton Ivory (They/Them) is a multidisciplinary theater artist and singer. Originally from Fresno, California, they are a recent Musical Theater graduate of Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington. They are thrilled to be making their first professional appearance with 14/48’s production of Mega Hero Rangers Go Go Go Supreme! Recent credits include: Once (Cornish Playhouse), Pippin (Cornish College of the Arts). Alongside their passion for theater, they also enjoy collecting houseplants, gardening and baking. They would like to extend deep gratitude to their family and friends, as well as the 14/48 Projects for this wonderful opportunity! 

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Ryland Mahre

he/him

Chaz

Ryland J. Mahre, Chaz: Ryland is an actor and law student who recently moved to the Seattle area from Western Colorado. He is currently attending the Seattle University School of Law to obtain his Juris Doctorate. He received a BFA in Theatre (Acting/Directing) and a BA in Political Science from Colorado Mesa University. A few of his acting credits include Sky in Mamma Mia, Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice, and Fyedka/Russian Singer in Fiddler on the Roof. In his free time, Ryland enjoys exercising, snowboarding, and reading. Thankyou very much to the cast and crew, and please enjoy the show.

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Levi Redmill

he/him

Pan

Levi Redmill is a currently a student at Cornish College of the Arts pursuing a BFA in Acting and Original Works. His credits include She Kills Monsters, Kill Shakespeare, and Orlando (Cornish College of the Arts), along with Arsenic and Old Lace, Love's Labour's Lost, and Frankenstein (Kelso High School). He is excited to be a part of such a fun filled show!

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Jason Senter

he/him

Gornika

Jason Senter is excited to be working on such a fun project! Born and raised in the Seattle area and finishing out a degree in Musical Theater from Cornish College of the Arts. Most recent credit is Guy in Once: The Musical at Cornish directed by Sheila Daniels. Young Shakespeare Workshop: Twelfth Night(Malvolio) Richard III(Buckingham) Taming of the Shrew(Hortensio). So thankful for the love and support of so many, shoutout mom and dad, Mallory and Jasmine!

production

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Michael A Nevarez

he/him | they/them

Director

Michael is an actor/director from Southern California. He is a co-founder of Ghost Light Theatre in Hesperia, CA, and was a Theater Arts instructor at Encore High School for the Arts in Hesperia and Riverside, CA, for five years. His favorite acting credits include; She Kills Monsters (Orcus), Much Ado About Nothing (Don Pedro) Cornish College of the Arts, Spring Awakening (Hanschen) Noises Off! (Gary/Roger), The Taming of the Shrew (Tranio), The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged]. Dog Sees God (C.B.). Directing credits include; Our Town, Den of Thieves, The Pillowman, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Peter and the Starcatcher, Little Shop of Horrors, Romeo & Juliet, Seussical, Almost Maine, 13 the Musical, and Macbeth. He would like to thank Shawn, Andy, and Rosemary for this opportunity, for being such a supportive team and wonderful group of humans to work with, as well as this talented cast and crew for their time, energy and hard work. Enjoy the show!

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Rosemary Lisa Jones

she/her

Producer | Stage Manager

Rosemary is a freelance stage manager and producer who's been working in the Seattle scene ever since she stumbled her way into theatre in 2018. She's the production manager of Sound Theatre Company and has worked as a stage manager with many companies in the Seattle area such as Book-It, UMO Ensemble, Penguin Productions, Freehold Theatre, Datcha Theatre, Washington Ensemble Theatre, Vashon Repertory Theatre and many other independent projects. This is her first time working with The 14/48 Projects. You can catch her next as the stage manager of Sound Theatre Company's Cloud Tectonics this fall. As always, she'd like to thank her boyfriend, who's love and support makes all of her work possible. 

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Franco

he/him

Production Design

Franco is a rising senior at Cornish College of the Arts, majoring in Musical Theatre. He has been involved in the Seattle performing arts scene since 2018 when he began performing in Drag at various night clubs, and continues to seek out creative opportunities in all rounds of art and entertainment. A long time fan of educational entertainment like Sesame Street and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Franco is thrilled to be working on production design and costumes for this magical show.  As a designer, Franco hopes to incorporate a sustainable model by shopping from consignment and thrift stores. He is also currently working as the costume designer for Village Theatre's KIDSTAGE program in Everett, in a production of the musical Head Over Heels. Franco would like to thank Cornish College of the Arts and the Seattle Theatre scene for these amazing opportunities! 

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FOR PERFORMANCE SUNDAY, JULY 10TH

Carissa Flowers 

John Huddlestun

14/48 Staff

Jodi-Paul Wooster

President

Stan Shields

Artistic Director

Shawn Belyea

Producing Director

Megan Ahiers

Operations Director

Amanda Rae

Director of Marketing and Community Engagement

Corinne Park-Buffelen

Web and Graphic Designer

Kerri Brown Wooster

UK Liaison

Chad Sommerville

Production Manager

Joe Iano

Resident Photographer

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