THE SPITFIRE GRILL

Music and Book by James Valcq
Lyrics and Book by Fred Alley
Based on the Film by Lee David Zlotoff
Directed by Nicholas Vargas '10
Music Direction by Jonathan Goldberg

Inspired by a page from an old travel book, vibrant parolee, Percy, follows her dreams to a small town in Wisconsin where she finds a place for herself working at Hannah's Spitfire Grill. The Grill is for sale, but there are no takers, so newcomer Percy convinces Hannah to raffle it off. 

OCTOBER 13–16, 2022
Robert J. Orchard Stage (Paramount Center) 

All performances open to the public
Tickets available August 2022

Playwrights Horizons, Inc., New York City, produced the New York Premiere of The Spitfire Grill Off-Broadway in 2001.
The Spitfire Grill received its World Premiere production by the George Street Playhouse, November 5, 2000, David Saint, Artistic Director, Michael Stotts, Managing Director.

The Spitfire Grill is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com

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 Spitfire Grill
Creative Team

Scenic Design
Alex
Mollo

Sound Design
Julie 
Beaulieu

Costume Design
Munroe
Shearer

Props Lead
Ryan
Bates

Lighting Design
Piper 
Phillips

Stage Manager
Olivia
Tighe

Dramaturg
Ciara 
Berardi

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Artistic and Production Staff

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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