Cast and Crew Bios

Jonathan Barger (Stacee Jaxx/Father) - This is Jonathan Barger’s eleventh show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company, and his second time performing with them at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He has played Ponyboy in The Outsiders, Jackie Elliot in Billy Elliot, and Ned Shneebly in School of Rock. Previously at the Fringe Festival, he was a ensemble cast member of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and thoroughly enjoyed his time performing and experiencing the festival. He loves many of the songs in this show, and is very excited for the opportunity to sing them with such an amazing cast.

 

Doug Black (Franz) - Performing at the Fringe Festival is Doug's first trip out of the US and Rock of Ages is his third show with Beyond the Page. In the past he has played ensemble roles, such as Tank in Starlight Express and a miner in Billy Elliot the Musical. Rock of Ages will be his first supporting role. He is excited to be working with such a talented group of people and can't wait to perform with them.

 

Declan Boyle (Joey Primo, Ensemble) Declan is a senior and is very excited to be in his 6th show with Beyond the Page. In the past he been in the ensemble for Billy Elliot, American Idiot, Rock of Ages and played Flat Top in Starlight Express. He loves working with everyone and is excited for another show.

 

Sam Davidson (Lonny Barnett) - Sam Davidson is excited to be sharing this show, his ninth Beyond the Page production, with both an international and local audience. He went to the Fringe previously with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as one of Schwartzy’s Dads, and is excited to return to Scotland to perform once more. He has also performed as Lurch in The Addams Family, Mr. Mushnik in Little Shop of Horrors, and Big Davey in Billy Elliot. He hopes you enjoy the show as much as he has during the rehearsal process.

 

Adrianna DeLorenzo (Sherrie Christian) - Adrianna is a rising Senior and couldn’t be more excited to participate in this production. This is her seventh production with Beyond the Page, with previous shows including Billy Elliot (Mrs. Wilkinson) and School of Rock (Ms. Mullins). She is thrilled to be a part of such a tight cast made up of her dedicated peers. She cannot wait to perform this show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival!

 

Willa Denton (Ensemble) - Willa Denton is a rising Sophomore at West Potomac. This will be her third Beyond the Page production, this past year she was in School of Rock and Billy Elliot. She’s also been in numerous community shows. She is honored to take part in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, an opportunity of a lifetime! She loves being a part of Beyond the Page Theatre Company and she hopes you enjoy the show.

 

Natalie Edwards (Ensemble) - Natalie is a Junior at West Potomac and is overjoyed to be performing in Rock of Ages. This is her sixth show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company and she has choreographed for two of the company’s previous productions. She loves being on stage and is so happy she gets to do this show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! 

 

Helen Kitrosser (Constance Sack/ Dancer/ Gogo Girl) - This is Helen’s eleventh show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company. She is a rising Freshman at Boston University and is super excited to have Rock of Ages be her final farewell. This is Helen's second time performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She was seen on stage here two years ago in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She hopes you have as much fun watching Rock of Ages as she does being part of it! Rock on!

 

Tony Lemus (Drew) - Tony is a Senior at West Potomac. This will be Tony’s eleventh show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company and he is so excited to be performing at the Fringe. This is his first time at the Fringe Festival and he is very excited to be going this summer. He would like to thank Clark, Cathy and Mark and the rest of his amazing cast and crew for their support and for giving him the opportunity to travel to Scotland and perform at the Fringe!

 

Emily Lyon (Stage Manager/Lighting) - Emily is a Senior at West Potomac. This is her fourteenth show with Beyond the Page. In past productions she has had the pleasure of being a stage manager for American Idiot, The Outsiders, Starlight Express, School of Rock, and Night of the Living Dead. She also had the opportunity to perform in the ensemble of The Addams Family. Previously she was part of the ensemble in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with the company when they took it to the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  

 

Tessa Madar (Hilda Klinemann) – Tessa is a rising Senior at West Potomac High School. This will be her ninth production with Beyond the Page, and her second time performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She is incredibly excited to be working with such a talented and dedicated group, and she hopes you enjoy the show.

 

Max Marshall (Dennis Dupree) - Max is a rising Junior at West Potomac. Rock of Ages will be his eleventh show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company, and his first show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Max recently played Hardhead and Dustin (understudy) in Starlight Express, Mr. Wilkinson/Miner in Billy Elliot, and James in School of Rock. He is so excited to be part of such an amazing theatre company and can’t wait for this awesome production. Enjoy the show! 

 

Elaina Phalen - (Stage Manager/Sound Technician) - Elaina is a rising senior at West Potomac High School. She is excited to be involved in her eleventh production with Beyond the Page Theatre Company and her first at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In previous shows she has been a set designer, a dancer, stage manager, assistant stage manager, head stage crew, and a member of the pit.

 

Sheridan Phalen (Ensemble) - Sheridan is a rising Sophomore and Rock of Ages is her third production with Beyond the Page Theatre Company at West Potomac High School. Previously she performed as a dancer in Billy Elliot, and in the ensemble of School of Rock. She is excited to perform this show for both her community and at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

Lorna Ryan (Justice/Mother/Singing Waitress/Head Costume Design) - Lorna is a Senior and this is her eleventh production with Beyond the Page Theatre Company. She previously performed as Shwartzy in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015, Cherry in The Outsiders, ensemble and Whatsername (understudy) in American Idiot, Katie in School of Rock, and  Helen in Night of the Living Dead. This is Lorna's second time performing at the Fringe Festival and she is so thankful for the opportunity to go back.

 

Valentina Selnick (Anita Bath/Makeup Design) - Valentina is a rising Junior at West Potomac High School, and Rock of Ages will be her eleventh show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company. She is incredibly excited to share this charismatic show with everyone at home, but is even more thrilled to be able to perform it at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! She is so thankful for this opportunity, and hopes you enjoy the show! 

 

Josh Stein (Ja'Keith/Ensemble) - This is Josh’s third show with Beyond the Page Theatre Company and his first time ever at the Fringe. He is a Senior at West Potomac High School in Virginia USA. He has previously performed as Older Billy in Billy Elliot and Freddy in School of Rock. He is extremely excited to do a show at the Fringe. 

 

Josh Turner (Mayor/Ensemble) - This is Josh's ninth production with Beyond the Page Theatre Company. He has played pit guitar, worked on publicity, performed lead and supporting roles in winter plays, and this is his third ensemble role in a musical. He is very excited to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe festival.

 

McKenna Wirth (Waitress #1/Ensemble) - McKenna, a rising high school Senior, is thrilled to be part of Rock of Ages, her fourth show this school year and her second time performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Her past productions have included Night of the Living Dead (Chief McClellan), School of Rock (Ms.Gordon/Security Guard 1), and Starlight Express (Turnov). She previously performed in Scotland as Marigold Coneybear in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She loves this show and hopes you have nothing but a good time!

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