NRT Presents: Godspell

•April 14, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Thursday, April 17 @ 9pm 
Friday April 18 and Saturday, April 19 @ 8pm 
111 Forum

Godspell is a musical featuring creative retellings of the parables in the Book of Matthew as well as the Passion. Join Jesus and his disciples as they sing about community and togetherness. This is a family friendly show and will involve a lot of audience interaction. Come sing about LOVE with NRT’s Godspell!

Directed by Kayleigh Denneler 
Assistant Directed by Nick Hudec and Alex Janick
Music/Vocal Directed by John Falconi

Jesus: Alex Troup
John The Baptist/Judas: Kyle Jack
Day By Day: Becca Koenigsberg
All Good Gifts: Sean Lynch
Learn Your Lessons Well: Shadé Olasimbo
Bless The Lord: Kelley Volosin 
Turn Back O Man: Deb Saxe
We Beseech Thee: Connor Smith
Light of the World: Ben Sereda
By My Side: Jess Arnold



NRT Presents: Coraline

•April 10, 2014 • Leave a Comment

April 10-12 at 9pm in 111 Forum
Open dress at 8pm on Wednesday

Novel by Neil Gaiman
Adapted and Directed by Hailey Rohn 
Assistant directed by Val Smith and Andrew Leite

Leah Pappas as Coraline
Veronica Rosenberger as the Mother
Bryan Keith as the Father 
Gavin Calgaro as Cat
George Inglis as Mr. Bobo
Amanda Rees as Ms. Spink 
Abbie Jansen as Ms. Forcible
Jack Manley, Katie Keith, and Ryan Stryker as the Ghost Children


•April 1, 2014 • Leave a Comment

NRT will be holding auditions for its first half of its Fall 2014 season!
We will be casting for (23m, 16f, 4m/f)

April 27, 28, 29 from 6 PM to 9 PM
in the CHAMBERS building. 


Almost, Maine – Sept. 4-6 – Vince Tran
The Crucible – 18-20 – Val Smith
Twelfth Night – Oct 2-4 – Laurel Ann Gonsecki & Ania Kusnierz
The Last Five Years – Oct 9-11 – Amanda Rose Pasquini

Prepare a short monologue or read from one provided at auditions.

If you are auditioning for the musical, please prepare 16 measures of a song in the style of the show. (Songs from the show are acceptable as well).

For more information/additional questions email Brian Gutierrez at

NRT Presents: The Shape Of Things

•March 15, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Come see The Shape Of Things by Neil Labute!

Directed by Jeremy Mangan
Assistant directed by Maeve Hendricks and Giuseppe “Joe” Parente

When: Friday March 21st and Saturday March 22nd at 8 pm

When: Friday March 21st and Saturday March 22nd at 8 pm
**Open dress Thursday March 20th time TBA

Where: 111 Forum

How Much: FREE!!

Plot: Adam is an awkward guy who breaks out of his shell with the help of his new girlfriend and graduate art student Evelyn. As he gets more confident and more attractive in general, tension builds between Adam and his best friend and former roommate Phillip, and feelings are rekindled with Phillip’s fiancee Jenny.

“It’s kinda like (500) Days of Summer.” – a bunch of people

Adam: Ryan Jacobs
Evelyn: Lauren Spinabelli
Jenny: Gabby DeRosa
Phillip: Tim Farley

NRT Presents: Reasons To Be Pretty

•March 15, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Come see Reasons To Be Pretty written by Neil LaBute this Thursday (3/6) and Friday (3/7) in 111 Forum FOR FREE!!

Greg and Steph have been dating for four years. They live together and everything, but one day, they fall out of love – for one little thing. Kent and Carly are married and about to have a baby, but Kent manages to be the biggest douche ever, and they’re not going to last either. This all sounds
really sad, but don’t worry, you can laugh at all their quirks.

Directed by: Amanda Rees
Assistant directors: Menaka Deolekar and Rachael Elani

Greg: Brian Gutierrez
Steph: Monica Mazel
Kent: Pablo Lopez
Carly: Kaitlyn Hoffman

NRT Presents: The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek

•March 15, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Come see The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek this weekend Feb 27th-March 1st at 8pm in 111 Forum FOR FREE!!

Plot summary:
Two bored kids play chicken with a train. Things get broken. There’s blood. Brian imitates animals and George makes shadow puppets.

Director: Laurel Ann Gonsecki
Assistant Director: Luke Nigro

Dalton – Colin Lester
Pace – Leah Pappas
Chas – Brian Gutierrez
Gin – Rebecca Kelley
Dray – George Inglis

NRT Presents: The Penis Monologues

•March 15, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Join us for the 14th annual Penis Monologues written by Jason Cassidy! The Penis Monologues are comprised of 29 monologues outlining the cumplications of life with a penis. The monologues range from exceptionally crude recounts of previous sexual escapades to the difficulties of dealing with STDs, manscaping, and erectile dysfunction. It’s vulgarity and scandalous surprises make this show a tradition at Penn State.

When: Thursday the 13th at Midnight; Fridaythe 14th and Saturday the 15th at 8:00pm

Where: 111 Forum

How Much: FREE!!!!!!!!!

Director: Annie McEnerney
Ass Directors: Ricky Reynolds, Monica Mazel

Cast List:
Pablo Lopez
Jeremy Mangan
Steve Sloan
Ryan Stryker
Luke Edmondson
Max Henig
Alex Yakacki
Julian Haas
Brad McClellan
Ian Felker
Matt Kaye
Vince Tran
Neel Shah


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