Grumpy Old Men

August 5 – September 4, 2021

Back by popular demand is the story of two aging men, Max and John, neighbors who have been feuding most of their lives. They are re-united in friendship through the love and compassion of their new neighbor across the street, the beautiful, eccentric and charming Ariel.

Don’t miss this laugh-out-loud story of family, friendship, love and romance in a fresh new musical that’s guaranteed to delight!

Rated PG – 13

Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes

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Grumpy Old Men

August 5 – September 4, 2021

Back by popular demand is the story of two aging men, Max and John, neighbors who have been feuding most of their lives. They are re-united in friendship through the love and compassion of their new neighbor across the street, the beautiful, eccentric and charming Ariel.

Don’t miss this laugh-out-loud story of family, friendship, love and romance in a fresh new musical that’s guaranteed to delight!

Rated PG – 13

Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Kathy Becker
KATHY BECKER (Unis, Ariel US) is so grateful for the opportunity to be back on the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre stage. Her last appearance here was as Randa in The Savannah Sipping Society. She has also performed at Gretna Theatre, Fulton Theatre, Reading Theater Project, Storybook Theatre of Texas, Vexler Theatre, and the Public Theater of San Antonio. Favorite credits include Our Town, Ragtime, The Music Man, Talley's Folly, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music, Sweeney Todd, Fiddler on the Roof, and She Loves Me. Kathy thanks her family for their love and support.
Timothe Bittle
Timothe Bittle (Sebastian) is super excited to back at the DADT after being on the road as Company Manager for SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical National Tour. Originally from Randleman, NC he has been blessed to perform all around the United States, Canada, and Japan. Some of his favorite roles have been Mr. Henshaw in the National Tour of Finding Neverland, Billy Flynn in Chicago, Coalhouse in Ragtime, Jim in Big River, Benny in In The Height, and Curtis Jackson in Sister Act. @tlbittle
Madeline Canfield
MADELINE CANFIELD (Melanie Norton) is thrilled to be returning to the cast of Grumpy Old Men! Favorite past credits include The Who’s Tommy (Mrs. Walker), Annie (Star-to-Be) and The Marvelous Wonderettes (Cindy Lou). Marymount Manhattan College 2019. Endless love and thanks to her family and friends. @maddie_canfield
Luther Chakurian
Luther Chakurian (John Gustafson) is thrilled to be a part of Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre’s production of Grumpy Old Men.  He is an actor who currently resides in Houston, Texas.  Some of his favorite roles include:  “George” in Sunday In The Park With George, “Don Quixote” in Man of La Mancha, “Lawrence Jamison” in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and the title role in Sweeny Todd for which he was awarded Best Actor in Houston 2007 by the Houston Press.
Tricia Corcoran
(Dora Bailey/Dinsmore) is happy to be back at Dutch Apple. She was last seen in Grumpy Old Men, as well as DA productions of Elf, Annie, Music Man, and Clue. Some favorite past productions include Cabaret (Fraulein Schneider), Ragtime (Emma Goldman), Cripple of Innishmaan (Eileen), and Fiddler on the Roof (Golde). As always, love to Kylie and Quinn.
Fred Frabotta
FRED FRABOTTA (Grandpa Gustafson) appearances include Cabaret (Herr Schultz), Producers (Liebkind), My Fair Lady (Doolittle), Addams Family (Fester), The Polar Express (Santa Claus), The Most Happy Fella (Tony) and West Side Story (Doc). Producing theaters include: (Apex/Prather Cabaret National Tour), Barnstormers (NH), Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre (FL), Foothills Theatre (MA), Winnipesaukee Playhouse (NH), St Petersburg Opera (FL), Interlakes Theatre (NH) and MacHaydn Theatre (NY). Fun Fact: Fred studied piano with Johnny Costa, music director of the Mr. Rogers Show. www.fredfrabottaactor.com.
Miranda Jane
MIRANDA JANE (Ariel Truax) is thrilled to return for this special 'Grumpy' remount! Regional actor/singer/dancer and director/choreographer for 25+ years. BA Theatre; certifications: yoga, dance, ELT. Other favorites: Grace (Diamonds & Divas - US premiere), Mona (Best Little Whorehouse), Arlene (Murder at the HoJo), Green Girl (Shout!) THANK YOU for supporting live theater!
Jim Johnson
JIM JOHNSON (Tim) appeared on the Dutch Apple stage in Funny Girl, Crazy for You, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and his favorite role as Wilbur Turnblad in Hairspray. Jim is a new proud grandpa, lives in Marietta, PA and is the Managing Artistic Director of Susquehanna Stage. Proverbs 3:5-6
Brian Nabors
BRIAN NABORS (Jacob Goldman)  is dummy hype to be continuing his tenure at the Dutch Apple! A graduate of James Madison University,  you may have seen him recently as Gaston in Beauty and the Beast! Past credits include Sky in Guys and Dolls, Adam in Children of Eden, and Ed in Curious Incident. Much love to Mom, Dad, Shan, and Watson! Go dukes! OotO!
MEGAN OPALINSKI
MEGAN OPALINSKI (Sandra Snyder) is delighted to be back in Lancaster! D'Apple favs: Beauty and the Beast (Wardrobe) Menopause The Musical (Earth Mother), Stand By Your Man (Mee Maw), Sister Act (Sister Mary Lazarus), The Music Man (Alma Hix), Regional, international & off-Broadway favorites:  The national & international tours of Sister Act the Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone (The Chaperone), Mamma Mia (Rosie), R&H’s Cinderella (Marie, the Fairy Godmother), The Full Monty (Vicki), The Savannah Sipping Society (Jinx) The Sound Of Music (Mother Abbess), Urinetown (Penelope Pennywise), Kinky Boots (Pat), Steel Magnolias (Ousier), Smoke On The Mountain Homecoming (Vera), Les Miserables, Evita, A Man of No Importance, vocalist at The Venetian Resort in Macau, China. Registered Teacher with Yoga Alliance. Gratitude to My Ever-Supportive Friends & Family. Namaste. Romans 8:31
Megan Orlowski
MEGAN ORLOWSKI (Fran/Punky US) is overjoyed to be back on stage at the Dutch Apple! Megan's favorite regional credits include Mavis in Stepping Out, Annelle in Steel Magnolias, Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, and Sheree in Dixie Swim Club. Megan is also an author with six series ranging from dystopian to high fantasy. You can find Megan's books at MeganORussell.com.
Ashley Rubin
ASHLEY RUBIN (Ensemble) is thrilled to be in Dutch Apple’s production of Mamma Mia! after having just recently been seen in Grumpy Old Men and Beauty and the Beast! National Tour: Grease! (Frenchy). Off-Broadway: I'll Say She Is: The Lost Marx Brother's Musical. Favorite regional credits include Tanya, Mamma Mia (Interlakes Theatre) Norma Cassidy, Victor/Victoria and Margie MacDougall, Promises, Promise (Broward Stage Door); Tess, Crazy For You (Broadway Palm, Dutch Apple); Angelique, La Cage Aux Folles (MNM).
CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL
CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL (Stan/John US) is overjoyed to be returning to the Dutch Apple stage. Past favorite roles include touring: Avram in Fiddler on the Roof, the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz. Regional: Jerry Lukowski in The Full Monty, Freddy Benson in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and Don Lockwood in Singing in the Rain. Much love to his Dutch Apple family and to his lovely wife (in the show and real life) Megan Orlowski.
Ryan Scanlon
RYAN SCANLON (Bo/Male Swing) is a graduate of Liberty University in 2016 and has been performing professionally since with theatre companies like Virginia Music Theatre, The Fulton, Sight & Sound and Alluvion Stage Company. Some of his favorite productions to be involved with have been The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, Meet Me In St. Louis and Mamma Mia! All glory to God for the opportunities and special shout out to my favorite girl Casi Briggs. Psalms 19:14
Rob Summers
ROB SUMMERS (Max Goldman) is so happy to visit Wabasha again!  Some of his favorite roles here at the Dutch Apple include Mayor Shinn (The Music Man), Scrooge (A Christmas Carol), and Joe (Second Chances).  He wants to thank Lauren, Paul, JP, and you, the audience!  Enjoy the show!!
Aubrey Young
AUBREY YOUNG (Tanya) is excited to continue her run with Dutch Apple after having previously performed as Babette in the enchanted castle in Beauty and the Beast and made the best coffee in Wasabash in Grumpy Old Men. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte: BA theatre, dance minor. Aubrey performed for two seasons at Cedar Point Amusement Park as a singer/dancer in their shows like, Eternal Jamnation, Lights, Camera, Action!, Totally Live: This Country Rocks! and Lusty Lil’s Wild West Review. Other credits: The Addams Family (Morticia), Phantom of the Opera (Meg Giry), Rock of Ages (Waitress #1/ensemble).
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