DIRECTION

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown: the musical

by Jeffrey Lane, music & lyrics by David Yazbek

Embracing the musical's titular chaos, the production used the audience's disbelief and the difficulty of the actors' task to tell a story of anxiety, independence, and matriarchy.

CAST

Pepa

Chloe Howard

Taxi Driver

Christina Layton

Candela

Hannah Schiller

Lucía

Grace Bobber

Iván

David Gilbert

Marisa

Maddy Kelly

Paulina

Shara Feit

Carlos

Miles Blim

Ensemble

Ben Weiss

Lindsay Ewell

Mary Godby

Nina Jayashankar

TEAM

Producer

Sophia Carbonell

 

Stage Manager

Bailey Sutton

Music Director

Daniel Kapinos

Choreographer

Lauryn Schmelzer 

Lighting Designer

Tatyana Aravena 

Costume Designer

Juliet Wolfe 

Hair/Makeup Designer

Marin Nass 

Props Designer

Jessie Baldinger 

Set Designer

Ellen Stevens 

Sound Designer

Cecilia Pappalardo 

 

Technical Director

Izzy Porte 

 

Assistant Director

Caroline Howells ​
 

Asst. Stage Manager

Aleah Matthews-Runner

 

PRESS

Daily Northwestern

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