THE SECRET
IN THE WINGS

By Mary Zimmerman
Directed by Annie G. Levy

An adaptation of lesser-known Grimm’s fairy tales that reflects the darker undercurrents of childhood. With Zimmerman’s unique wit and humor fully on display. the story concerns a child and her frightening babysitter who shares with her stories of hope, despair, terror, and resilience.

FEBRUARY 9–12, 2023
Semel Theater

All performances open to the public
Tickets available August 2022

The Secret In The Wings is produced by special arrangement with Bruce Ostler, BRET ADAMS, LTF., 448 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036.

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.

The Secret In The Wings
Creative Team

Scenic Design
Evonne
Johnson

Sound Design
Elizabeth
Cahill

Costume Design
Tristan
Raines 

Props Lead
Liv
Miller

Lighting Design
Felix
Clarke

Stage Manager
Kylie
Berry

Dramaturg
Brenda
Huggins

A note from the
DIRECTOR

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ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

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Meet the
Cast

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Artistic and Production Staff

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Creative Team Bios

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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