OLD JAKE'S SKIRTS

Annual Theatre for Young Audiences Production 
Adapted by José Cruz González
From the Book by C. Anne Scott
Directed by Joshua Streeter

Old Jake is a lonely pumpkin farmer, until he and his dog find an old trunk filled with calico skirts beside the road. They take the trunk home and with every skirt—and the imaginative ways he uses them—color begins to slowly creep back into Jake's world. 

NOVEMBER 9–13, 2022
Semel Theater

November 12 & 13 performances are open to the public
Tickets available August 2022

Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois

A note on COVID safety: Please know that as an audience member for any of our performances, you will be required to wear a mask and present your vaccination card before entering the performance space. Additional safety requirements may be added at any time at the discretion of Emerson College, the City of Boston, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Any prospective ticket buyer with concerns about health safety protocols is encouraged to call our Box Office at 617-824-8400.

Old Jake's Skirts
Creative Team

Scenic Design
Tim
Scalzo

Sound Design
Baz
Kouba

Costume Design
Rachel
Padula-Shufelt 

Props Lead
Lauren
Corcuera

Lighting Design
Narissa
Kelliher

Stage Manager
Madison
Selby

Dramaturg
Kayla
Tomas

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DIRECTOR

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Artistic and Production Staff

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Meet the

Emerson Stage Staff

STAFF

Artistic Director—Annie G. Levy
General Manager—David Colfer
Production Manager—Timothey Sullivan

Technical Director—Kristin Knutson

Props Director—Ryan Bates

Costume Shop Supervisor—Richelle Devereaux-Murray

Resident Sound Designer—Elizabeth Cahill

Head Carpenter—Connor Thompson

Scenic Carpenter—Sam Kisthardt

Scenic Painter—Joe Keener

Sound Technician—Steven Deptula

Assistant General Manager—Alix Bigley

Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor—Brian Choinski

Draper/Cutter—Laurie Bramhall

Assistant Properties Manager—Lauren Corcuera

ADVISORS

Stage and Production Management—Debra A. Acquavella
Scenic Design—Luciana Stecconi

Scenic Painting—Joe Keener

Costume Design—Chelsea Kerl

Lighting Design—Scott Pinkney

Sound Design—Elizabeth Cahill

Electrics—Mark Fortunato

Fight/Intimacy—Ted Hewlett

Dramaturgy—Marissa Friedman

STUDENT STAFF

Emerson Stage Office Assistants— Shannon Horsey, Alex Tawid Di Maggio, Jake Tolentino, Esther Chilson, Karli Fisher, Carly Mentis, Samantha Duggan
Production Management Assistants—Carleigh Allen and Anthony Feola

Videographers—Benjamin Bernard and Jacqueline Thom

Scene Shop Staff— Jonah Barricklo, Sean Dougherty, Marco Giacona, Emerson Hart, Sam Kisthardt, Baz Kouba, Dylan Norris, Mercedes Suarez

Scenic Artists/Painters—Elizabeth Fuire, Sofia Goldfarb, Sophie Hartstein, Yue Hua, Jennifer Naar, Ayaana Nayak, Fernando Rueda, David Staats, Garrett Traer

Paint Shop Assistant—Leah Heath

Stitchers— Tayla Dixon, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Amaya Gonzalez-Mollman, Caitlin Johnson, Lorence Jones-Perpich, Dominic Letterii, Greta Morgan, Amaris Rios, Ava-Sofia Settoon, Munroe Shearer, Molly Shaughnessy, Beatrice Ward

Costume Shop Office Assistant—Zhiyan Jin

Crafter/Dyer—Madeline Yazel

Laundry Assistants—Aleah Bloom and Angelina Parillo

Stock Attendants—Lucile Lyon and Megan Decker