BEATNIK Cubed

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BEATNIK Cubed 
Join us for our 3rd and final installment of our unique, audience interactive speak-easy 60’s theme ONE-NITE ONLY event. Whether attending for the first time or returning, all audience members will get into the groove of enjoying a flashback of the 60’s. Many of our regular beats, poets, freaks, geeks and gypsy artisans of every kind will be returning along with some new acts and surprises.
When: Friday, Nov. 13th
Where: The Venue (511 Virgina Drive)
Time: 6:30pm (Pre-Show) 7Pm (Show)
Tickets: $30 VIP/$25 General Admission/$15 Students

Production Team
Beth Marshall – Producing Artistic Director
David Merchant – Assistant to Producer/Stage Manager
Helen Tillman – Venue Tech
Chris Foster – Box Office

Regulars
Alex Mrazek – The Host
Julie Snyder – The Sidekick
Samuel Butcher – The Beat King
Erin Wagoner – The Beat Queen
Michael Osowaski – The New Proprietor
Brett Carson – The Bongo Beat
Adrian LePeltier – The Proprietor

Featured Acts
Tod and Christen Caviness – Poet Guru and Muse
Andy Haynes – The Writer
Will Hagamen – The Comic
Amanda Grace Hughes – The Folk Artist
Kerry Alce – The Soul Brother
VarieTEASE
Julian Bond – The Hippie Musician
Central Florida Vocal Arts – The Quest

Beats
Momo Earle – Young Beat Lover
Susan Woodbury – The Original Beat

Activists
John McDonald – Gay Rights Activist
Alexia Correa – Women’s Rights Activist
Alexis Simmons – Race Rights Activist

Hippies
David Renish – Disco Kid
Aidan Bohan-Moulton – The Stoner
Gabi Hockensmith – The Free Spirit
Winona Wiley – The Flower Child

Guest Stars
Peg O’Keef – Gloria Steinem
Billy Manes – Andy Warhol
Jennica McCleary – Bette Midler

Regulars 

Alex Mrazek – The Host

Alex Mrazek

Alexander Mrazek is jazzed to be returning for the third installment of Beatnik. Taken part in the first one, Alex has also worked with Beth Marshall Presents in Alice Lost in WonderlandA Christmas Carol, and Play-in-a-Day. Recently, he has been seen at the Pugh Theatre in Gen Y’s Production of Heathers as Ram’s Dad and Others, as well as Totally Electric at The Abbey.  Alex also works with Universal Studios, SeaWorld Orlando, Sleuths, and several theatres in the area. He would like to thank, as always, his Mom and Brother, and all of his amazing friends who help him get through life and keep encouraging him to go for it. Myliu! For more info, go to: www.alexandermrazek.com.

Julie Snyder – The Sidekick

Julie Snyder

Julie Snyder (The Sidekick). Happy to be reunited one last time beside the host with the most-Alex Mrazeck. Favorite BMP roles include: Daisy (Biloxi Blues) and Ducky/Duchess (Alice: Lost in Wonderland). interwebs: www.juliannesnyder.com

Erin Wagoner – The Beat Queen 

Erin Wagoner

Erin has had an exciting introduction into the world of Beth Marshall Presents this season, appearing in both Play in a Day and Beatnick Cubed. Now she takes the stage as the ‘Angel of Darkness’ in The Wishing Well Girl. Erin is a singer-songwriter as well and is currently recording her first album. You can also occasionally find her serving up laughs in shows at Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Theatre.

Michael Osowaski – The New Proprietor

Mike O

Michael is thrilled to be participating in Beatnik Cubed, and is always glad to be working with Beth Marshall Presents. His first show with BMP was Biloxi Blues in 2013. Michael has performed with over a dozen Central Florida theatre groups on over seventy productions, and continues to be humbled by working with truly wonderful people.

Featured Acts 

Tod and Christen Caviness – Poet Guru and Muse

Tod C

Tod Caviness is a freelance writer and three-time winner of the Orlando Weekly’s “Best Poet / Spoken Word Artist” award. He can be blamed for several recurring poetry events for the annual Orlando Fringe Festival, including his popular Poetry Vending Machine. Tod is jazzed to be working with Beth Marshall again following his performances in the original production of Beatnik (alongside his lovely wife, dancer Christin Caviness) and Alice Lost in Wonderland.

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Christin Caviness attended Jacksonville University on scholarship and received her B.F.A. in dance. She has also trained at the American Dance Festival, the Sarasota Ballet, and the Mark Morris Dance Center. She has performed in works by David Dorfman, Alvin Ailey and Jawole Zollar. Other credits include Chen and Dancers, Ballethnic Dance Co., Festival of the Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Notes in Motion, Avodah Dance Ensemble and Voci Dance Group. Her own work has been shown at the Florida Dance Festival, American College Dance Festival and the Orlando Fringe Festival. Christin is also a certified Pilates instructor and has her Doctorate in physical therapy. She is currently a member of Yow Dance.

Hippies

Aidan Bohan-Moulton – The Stoner

Aiden

Aidan Bohan-Moulton is a relatively hairy man whose recent exploits include performing in Charade Theatre’s Lay, Ms., directing A Timely Affair at Valencia’s FOA, and running out of coconut milk. As an alumni of Beatnik Squared, he is really looking forward to seeing this production come full cube.

Gabi Hockensmith – The Free Spirit

Gabi Hockensmith

This is Gabrielle Hockensmith’s first time being part of Beatnik! She’s going to be a Senior at Boone High School this year. Her roles include Actor in Play in A Day for two years, Amanda in ‘Worthless’ in The Treyvon Martin Project, ‘Matron Mama Morton’ in Chicago the Musical, and ‘Beck’ in Rob Winn Anderson’s A Little Princess:Sara’s Heart.

Winona Wiley – The Flower Child

Winona

Winona is excited to be performing in Beatnik Cubed! This would be her second time performing in a BMP show, previously acting in PIAD this year. Winona is also interning for BMP this season. Previous credits include This Property is Condemmed(Willie), Coercion(Lina), The Secret Life of Girls(Abby), The Children’s Hour(Rosalie Wells), and more. She would like to thank Beth for giving her this opportunity and anyone who helped make this show possible. See her in the upcoming BMP show The Wishing Well Girl!

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