Stand By Your Man

January 10 – February 9, 2019

Witness country icon Tammy Wynette’s journey from the cotton fields of Mississippi to international superstardom. With comic flare and dramatic impact, Stand By Your Man recounts her triumphs and tragedies and the husbands she stood by; all five of them. Tammy Wynette had twenty three #1 hit songs from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. You’ll be treated to some of her all time hits such as D-I-V-O-R-C-E, Til I Can Make It On My Own, Silver Threads and Golden Needles, Woman to Woman, I Don’t Want to Play House and Golden Ring.

 

Age Appropriateness: Recommended for ages 10 and up

Running Time: 2 hours

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Stand By Your Man

January 10 – February 9, 2019

Witness country icon Tammy Wynette’s journey from the cotton fields of Mississippi to international superstardom. With comic flare and dramatic impact, Stand By Your Man recounts her triumphs and tragedies and the husbands she stood by; all five of them. Tammy Wynette had twenty three #1 hit songs from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. You’ll be treated to some of her all time hits such as D-I-V-O-R-C-E, Til I Can Make It On My Own, Silver Threads and Golden Needles, Woman to Woman, I Don’t Want to Play House and Golden Ring.

 

Age Appropriateness: Recommended for ages 10 and up

Running Time: 2 hours

CHRIS BOBER

CHRIS BOBER (Ensemble) is a NYC based actor who is ecstatic to be performing at the Dutch Apple for the first time! Originally a New Jersey native, Chris is a proud graduate of Rider University. He was most recently seen Off-Broadway in Heist! A New Musical. Much love and light to all who continue on this journey with me. @thechrisbober

SHANNON CONNOLLY

SHANNON CONNOLLY (MeeMaw Understudy) Prather Productions credits: A Christmas Carol (Mrs. Fezziwig), Sister Act (Mary Patrick), Holly Jolly Christmas (Mrs. Claus), Mamma Mia (Rosie), A Christmas Story (Miss Shields), The Music Man (Ethel Toffelmier), Cinderella (Portia), Run for Your Wife and Caught in the Net (Mary Smith), Footloose (Lulu/Betty Blast), Church Basement Ladies 1, 2 and 4 (Mavis).

ALLISON FUND

ALLISON FUND (Young Tammy Understudy) is happy to be back after playing Emily in A Christmas Carol! Some favorite credits: Sister Act (Sister Mary Robert), Swing! (Featured Vocalist), Ring of Fire, Something’s Afoot (Hope Langdon), Anything Goes (Hope Harcourt). Thanks to her friends, family and husband for all of their constant love and support. Light, love and happy holidays to all!

AMANDA HORNBERGER

AMANDA HORNBERGER (Young Tammy/Tammy Wynette Understudy) grew up in Berks County and started her professional career here at the Dutch Apple. BFA in musical theatre from the University of Central Florida. Credits: Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Legacy Theatre, featured vocals/backup with Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Cody Ray Slaughter. Amanda is a singer/songwriter and recently released a 1950’s rockabilly-inspired EP called Timeless. Check out her website: www.amandalynmusic.com.

JAKE KINNEY

JAKE KINNEY (Understudy) is a NYC-based actor, music director and private voice instructor. M.M. in vocal performance and vocal pedagogy from NYU’s Steinhardt School. Credits: Annie Get Your Gun (Frank Butler), Fiorello (Ben Marino), Sunday in the Park with George (George), The Spitfire Grill (Caleb), Godspell (Jesus). Thanks to all my loved ones for their continued support!

JONAH M. MARTIN

JONAH M. MARTIN (George Richey/George Jones Understudy) was recently seen in Ring of Fire here earlier this year. Other credits: Horton the Elephant (Seussical), Stanley Sanders (Smoke on the Mountain), Eddy Ryan (Black Patent Leather Shoes), Charlier (Cabin Nite), Confederate Captain (The Civil War). He attended Lancaster Bible College, studying musical theatre and biblical studies. Offstage, he continues to enjoy the little things and serving at Lancaster Alliance Church. SDG.

MATT McCLURE

MATT McCLURE (George Jones) Originally from Kennesaw, Georgia, Matt has worked both on and off the stage all over the country. Dutch Apple: Something’s Afoot (Geoffrey), Buddy, the Buddy Holly Story. He is excited to be back at Dutch Apple! Other favorite credits: Red (Ken), The Elephant Man (John Merrick), Noises Off (Garry Lejeune).

JUSTIN MILLER

JUSTIN MILLER (Michael Tomlin) is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a BA in vocal music. Recent regional: A Christmas Carol (Fred Anderson), The Bridges of Madison County (Robert Kincaid), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph). Other credits: Georg Nowack (She Loves Me), Billy Flynn (Chicago). Many thanks to his family and friends for their endless love and support!

MEGAN OPALINSKI

MEGAN OPALINSKI (MeeMaw) Dutch Apple: Sister Act (Mary Lazarus), Menopause (Earth Mother), The Music Man (Alma Hix). National/international tours: Sister Act (Mother Superior/Mary Lazarus cover). Regional: The Drowsy Chaperone (The Chaperone), Mamma Mia (Rosie), Urinetown (Pennywise), The Sound of Music (Mother Abbess), Church Basement Ladies (Karin). Much love to friends and family. Romans 8:31 Namaste!

DAVID PERRY

DAVID PERRY (Euple Byrd) is thrilled to be performing in Stand By Your Man. Favorites credits include several productions of Million Dollar Quartet (Johnny Cash and Brother Jay), The Buddy Holly Story (Joe B Mauldin), and Ring Of Fire. David is also part of the touring and recording group, Dave and Stephen. Albums: Introducing, Music From The Big Yellow and Rocky Bound (solo EP). Thanks to family and friends. IG: @cuzzindave93

BREANNA SENSMEIER

BREANNA SENSMEIER (Tammy Wynette) Dutch Apple debut! Previous roles: Cruella De Vil on Disney Cruise Line, Cry Love (Jane), K.C. @ Bat (K.C.), Scrooge No More (Bella), A Little Night Music (Mrs. Nordstrom), Hello, Dolly! (dancing waiter), West Side Story (Graziella). Endless thanks and gratitude to God, my mom and dad, my family, friends, Adam and Harlem Hub. The University of the Arts alumni. Romans 15:13. www.breanna-sensmeier.com

CONNOR SIMPSON

CONNOR SIMPSON (Don Chapel) is happy to be back after recently playing Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol! He has performed in both the national and international tours of Annie, directed by Martin Charnin. Selected regional credits: A Christmas Story, Mamma Mia, 3 Guys Naked from the Waist Down, Princess Cruises/Holland America Line. BFA in musical theatre from Kent State University. Many thanks to his family for their constant love and support!

CRAIG SMITH

CRAIG SMITH (Billy Sherrill) is excited to be back after recently playing Marley in A Christmas Carol. Along with some of his funniest friends onstage, Craig loves bringing smiles and laughter to the masses. Some of his favorite roles include Sir Evelyn in Anything Goes, Bella Zangler in Crazy For You and The Old Man in A Christmas Story just to name a few. All my love to my wife, our boys, family and all our friends.

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