About The Show
SAN DIEGO, CA – Trinity Theatre is proud to conclude its 2018 season (Season VI) with the the dark comedy/trial of the ages: THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT. Set in a time-bending, darkly comic world between heaven and hell, THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT reexamines the plight and fate of the New Testament’s most infamous and unexplained sinner. Buy your tickets today.
Sean Boyd directs local actors Connor Boyd, Joshua Christopher, J Samuel Cowan, Jaime Criss, Kandace Crystal, Vanessa Duron, Doug Henderson, Lee Howeth, Matthew Javier, Joshua Kahn, Maxine Levaren, Patti Coburn, Nicole Riedel, Katelyn Slater, and Dillon Thomas. The design team includes Sharonfaith Horton (Props), O.P. Hadlock (Scenic), and Jacob Golden-Needham (Lights). Siri Elena is the producer. Photography by John Gray III. The Last Days of Judas is written by Stephen Adly Guirgis, and is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.
For more information and production photos, go to www.trinityttc.org/last-days.
THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT previews on Friday, November 23, 2018. Opening Night is on Saturday, November 24, at 7pm. The show will play Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm, and Sunday matinees at 2pm, through December 9, 2018. Trinity Theatre Company is located at 930 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101. Tickets: Preview is $18; Opening $28; Closing $23; All other performances: $21. Students, Seniors, and Military tickets are all $3 off admission. Call 619-269-9283, or visit www.trinityttc.org to purchase tickets.
WHAT: TRINITY THEATRE COMPANY presents
THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
By Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by Sean Boyd
CAST: Connor Boyd (Judas), Joshua Christopher (Pontius Pilate), J. Samuel Cowan (Satan), Jaime Criss (Sigmund Freud), Kandace Crystal (St. Monica), Vanessa Duron (Gloria), Doug Henderson (Bailiff), Lee Howeth (Judge), Matthew Javier (Jesus of Nazareth), Joshua Kahn (El-Fayoumy), Maxine Levaren (Mother Teresa), Patti Coburn (Henrietta Iscariot), Nicole Riedel (Mary Magdalene), Katelyn Slater (Cunningham), and Dillon Thomas (Butch)
WHERE: Trinity Theatre Company
Presented at the Tenth Avenue Arts Center
930 Tenth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
SCHEDULE: Preview: November 23, 2018
Opens: November 24, 2018
Closes: December 9, 2018
Fri. & Sat. @ 7pm, Sun @ 2pm
PRICES: Preview $18.00
Opening Night $28.00
Closing Night $23.00
All other performances $21.00
DISCOUNTS: Student, Senior, and Military receive $3.00 off admission.
Groups of 7-14 qualify for discounts of 15%
Groups of 15+ qualify for discounts of 20%
For student or non-profit groups of 10+, please call the box office at
**Please note that discounts cannot be combined**
BOX OFFICE: (619) 269-9283 or www.trinityttc.org
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|NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2018|
CONNOR BOYD (Judas Iscariot) – Connor is thrilled to be returning to Trinity Theatre Company in the role of Judas. Recent credits include: Tom in Murder Ballad (10th Ave Theatre), Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden in Next to Normal, Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Coronado Playhouse), Apostle in Jesus Christ Superstar, and Gangster #2 in The Drowsy Chaperone (SDSU Don Powell Theatre). He would like to thank his family for their constant support and the cast and crew for putting together this tremendous show.
JOSHUA CHRISTOPHER (Pontius Pilate) – You know that one kid that corrects the teacher constantly and makes he/she look dumb because that kid is so smart? Well that’s not me I am the class clown that gets sent to the principal’s office and your father despises. But I’m truly a nice guy though…. just kidding but I’m still a joy.
PATTI COBURN (Henrietta Iscariot) – Patti is delighted to be returning to Trinity Theatre Company in the role of Henrietta Iscariot. Also a modern dancer, Patti dances in several productions a year with Jean Isaacs’ San Diego Dance Theater. Patti also appeared in The San Diego Follies as a showgirl and dancer. Some of her favorite roles with Trinity Theatre Company are Reba in A Bad Year For Tomatoes and Jenna in Maple and Vine. Patti is grateful to her family and friends for supporting her need to dance and perform.
J. SAMUEL COWAN (Satan) – Sam has spent the last four years in Seattle, working in theatre, commercials, and the blossoming film community there. Last Days… is his first show since relocating to this beautiful city with his Wife and 6-month-old Son. He is happy to be making his San Diego debut in a role his mother said “is perfect for him”. Thanks Mom! Recent Theatre credits include: Ensemble in Twelfth Night and Othello with Seattle Shakespeare Co., Arcite in Two Noble Kinsman with Greenstage, Rick in Six Degrees of Separation and Agate in Waiting for Lefty at Theatre 9/12.
JAMIE CRISS (Sigmund Freud) – The Last Days of Judas Iscariot is Jamie’s San Diego theatre debut. Recent credits include, UK: Three Birds Alighting on a Field (Tristan Bates Theatre), Doña Rosita the Spinster (Cockpit Theatre), The Tellers’ Tales (Corbett Theatre), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Cockpit Theatre). US: Tales of a Fourth Grade Lesbo (Carrie Hamilton Theatre). Drama School is a web series she wrote, produced and performed in while living in London and premiered at the London Independent Film Awards. She recently wrote and directed her first short film Duet. Jamie studied Meisner with Bill Alderson in Los Angeles and holds her MFA in Acting from East 15 Acting School in London.
KANDACE CRYSTAL (St. Monica) -This is Kandace’s first production with Trinity Theatre Company. Originally from Miami, Florida, Kandace has a BFA in Acting from Florida State University and has been in numerous productions including Pickwick’s Romeo & Juliet, Blindspot Collective’s Qulili and Backyard Renaissance’s reading of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane. Kandace looks forward to making her mark on the Southern California theatre scene. Lastly, she would like to thank her amazing and supportive family! #PlayOn
VANESSA DURON (Gloria) – Vanessa’s is delighted to be making her debut appearance with Trinity Theatre Company. Theatre Credits include A Piece of my Heart (Martha), Boda de Sangre (Mother), Staged Readings include Stupid F***ing Bird (Emma), Azul (Stage directions), Enfrascada (Yesenia). Vanessa is a regular season performer at the San Diego County fair. She is currently a student at SDSU and will be graduating in June with her BA in theatre. Vanessa would like to thank her family and friends for their constant support. A big thank you to Sean Boyd for including her in one of her favorite productions.
DOUG HENDERSON (Bailiff) – Doug is thrilled to be a part of another Trinity Theatre Production after recently portraying Jonathan Brewster in Trinity’s Arsenic and Old Lace. Doug has been acting and singing since he was 17 years old and continues to pursue his passion and love, having recently started working with Neil Rothschild as his acting coach. Past roles include Antonio King of Naples in The Tempest, The 3.5 Star Musical, and Stephen Spettigue in Charlie’s Aunt. He is currently seeking representation as well and can be reached at email@example.com.
LEE HOWETH (Judge) – Lee is excited to make his debut with Trinity Theatre Company. Lee’s theater credits include: The Mystery of Love and Sex (Diversionary); The Hallelujah Girls and Mack and Mabel (Lamplighters); One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (OnStage Playhouse); Other Desert Cities and The Third Wave (Patio Playhouse); All My Sons (Community Actors Theatre); Detroit – u/s (San Diego Repertory Theatre). Staged readings include: The Compliment and Fourteen Hundred Thousand (La Jolla Theatre Ensemble), Death of a Salesman (North Park Vaudeville) and TRAGEDY: a Tragedy (PowPAC Theatre / La Jolla Library). Thanks to Sean for this unique opportunity (who hasn’t wanted to be a judge at some point in their life?), to my acting instructors for their encouragement and support, and as always, hugs to Jenny.
MATTHEW JAVIER (Jesus of Nazareth) – Enthusiastic as ever, Matthew Javier is happy to be involved, playing the role of Jesus in this production by Trinity Theatre. Having played a variety of characters in the past ranging from the Emcee in Cabaret to Gomez in The Addams Family, Matthew hopes his skill and experience will do justice to one of the most well known and important figures in Christianity. He would like to thank his parents and Stacy Michelle Walker for all of their support.
JOSHUA KAHN (El-Fayoumy) – Joshua is delighted to be involved with Trinity again after appearing in The Diary of Anne Frank. A recent transplant to San Diego from LA and NYC, favorite productions include Small Engine Repair (Chad), Rabbit Hole (Jason), Julius Caesar (Cinna), and an original adaptation of The Decameron performed on a villa in Florence, Italy. BFA from NYU Tisch.
MAXINE LEVAREN (Mother Teresa) – Maxine is thrilled to be acting with Trinity Theatre Company. She has previously performed with Looking Glass Theater, The Circle Players of El Cajon, North Park Vaudeville, Inner Mission Productions and several other venues around San Diego. Maxine also paints, writes, travels, volunteers and enjoys time with family, friends, and her dogs.
NICOLE RIEDEL (Mary Magdalene) – Nicole is so happy to be performing her first show in San Diego with Trinity Theatre Company. She just moved here with her wife all the way from Chattanooga, TN after completing her training in theatre. Some of her favorite roles from her time in Chattanooga include: Viola in Twelfth Night, the Baker’s Wife in Into The Woods, and Constance Neville in She Stoops to Conquer. She would like to thank her wife Tara for her constant love and support, and the Trinity Theatre team for letting this small town girl into the big city theatre scene.
KATELYN SLATER (Cunningham) – Katelyn, 24, is originally from Minnesota but moved to the San Diego area for school. She graduated this past fall and has since done some work as a teaching assistant in several acting classes and done some crew work at the North Coast Repertory Theatre. Some of her favorite past acting roles include Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the MN SkyVault Theatre Company and Mrs. Gibbs in Our Town at Words Players Theatre. She also loves coffee, folk music, and celebrating stories.
DILLON THOMAS (Butch Honeywell) – Dillon Thomas has performed at several community theaters and schools, including Poway Performing Arts Center, North Park Vaudeville, CSU San Marcos, and San Diego Mesa College. His favorite past roles include Moritz in Spring Awakening and Tilden in Buried Child. He has appeared in The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show as well as the 48 Hour Film Project. When not acting, he enjoys playing guitar and tutoring English as a second language, and has also provided editing and translation services for independent films.
ERIC TRIGG (Jesus Understudy) – Eric is thrilled to be back in San Diego after too long of an absence! After ten years of theater on Long Island, he now lives in Point Loma. Favorite roles include: George in All My Sons, the Pharaoh in Joseph ATATD, Ship’s Captain in Anything Goes, and Barry in Boys Next Door. Much gratitude to Sean, Dillon, and the entire Trinity Theatre Company.
SEAN BOYD (Director / Artistic Director) Sean Boyd is the co-founder of Trinity Theatre, and has served as Artistic Director since its inception in 2012. He is an associate member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers (SDC), the labor union of professional directors. He holds a BA in Theatre Arts from San Diego State University. He has directed, performed, and stage managed around San Diego, for theatres including North Coast Repertory Theatre and Cygnet Theatre. Much love to Megan, Mom, Dad, Joanne, and Connor.
JACOB GOLDEN-NEEDHAM (Lighting Design)
O.P. Hadlock (Scenic Design)
SHARONFAITH HORTON (Prop Designer) – Sharonfaith has appeared in many productions, including: 2018 Swan Day (Mae / Naomi, Dir. John Tessmer); The Diary of Anne Frank (Miep, Dir. Sean Boyd), Becoming Dr. Ruth (Ruth, Dir. Sean Boyd); Twelve Angry Men (Juror 10, Dir. Sean Boyd); Martin Luther (Martin’s Mother, Dir. Joel Gossett); Drinking Habits (Mother Superior, Dir. Larry Fox); The Third Date (Dawn, Dir. Jim Taylor); Writing on the Rails (Iris, Dir. Stacey Arnold); A Nation of Paine (Beaumarches and others, Dir. Christopher R.). She thanks Siri and Sean for the opportunity. Sharonfaith is grateful for the ongoing support of family and friends.
Anton Mulvaney (Costume Design)
SIRI ELENA (Producer) – Siri Elena is delighted to be working with Trinity Theatre Company for her San Diego directorial debut. She received her BFA in Theatre Arts from The Theatre School at DePaul University. SAN DIEGO: A Jewish Joke (producer) at The Roustabouts Theatre Co.. CHICAGO: Crisis Comedy Hour (director) with The Wrights of Spring Festival; Undo (assistant director), Esperanza Rising (assistant director, violinist), Number the Stars (music creative team) with The Theatre School at DePaul University. Much love to her big, loving, eccentric, artistic family for their continued support. www.sirielena.co/