Becca Hart as Cinderella in Into the Woods


INTO THE WOODS was presented by Shoot the Glass Theater in June of 2018.  All performances took place at The Crane Theater in Minneapolis, MN.          

The production was directed by Ryan Nielson, with music direction by Randy Buikema and Jean Van Heel.  Stage Manager was Brianna Regan, Lighting design by Mark Larson, and Costumes by Rachel Nielson.     


​Our production featured the following cast:


Cinderella - Becca Hart

Jack - Andrew Newman

The Baker - Kyler Chase

The Baker's Wife - Kaitlin Klemencic 

​The Witch - Emily Jansen

Little Red - Karissa Lade

​Jack's Mother - Caitlin Burns

Step-Mother - Kelly Ann Danger

​Florinda - Jaclyn Juola

​Lucinda - Taylor Haggerty

Rapunzel - Anna Maher

Rapunzel's Prince - Joseph Hitchcock

​Cinderella's Prince/Wolf - Frank Moran

​Mysterious Man - John Goodrich

The Steward - Adam Rousar

Cinderella's Mother/Granny/The Giant

  - Yvonne Freese

​The Narrator - Nick Menzhuber

Snow White - Maggie Benham

Sleeping Beauty - Ellie Herringshaw


Christine Sweet as Nat, Ryan Nielson as Howie, Sarah Parker as Izzy and Rachel Nielson as Becca in Rabbit Hole.



Ryan Nielson as Robert and Karissa Lade as April in Company.


Kyler Chase as The Baker, Emily Jansen as The Witch, and Kaitlin Klemencic as The Baker's Wife in Into the Woods


Karissa Lade as Little Red, Kyler Chase as The Baker, Andrew Newman as Jack, and Becca Hart as Cinderella in Into the Woods


COMPANY was presented by Shoot the Glass Theater in November of 2016.  All performances took place at New Century Theater in Minneapolis, MN.          


The production was directed by William Pacholski with music direction by Randy Buikema.  Our choreographer was Lauri Kraft, our stage manager was Brianna Regan, with lighting design by Kiki Klun.  



​Our production featured the following cast:


Robert - Ryan Nielson

​Sarah - Dorothy Owen

Harry - Daniel Greco

Jenny - Quinn Shadko

David - Kyler Chase

​Susan - Sarah Zuber

Peter - Eric Heimsoth

​Amy - Kaitlin Klemencic

​Paul - Joseph Hitchcock

Joanne - Emily Jansen

Larry - Doug Petty

​April - Karissa Lade

​Marta - Alice McGlave

Kathy - Lizzie Rainville



Dylan Rugh (center) as Melchior in ​Spring Awakening



Rachel Nielson as Becca and Ryan Nielson as Howie in Rabbit Hole.


Karissa Lade as April, Lizzie Rainville as Kathy, Alice McGlave as Marta, and Ryan Nielson as Robert in Company


Jake McInerney as Hanschen, Maxwell Ward as Ernst, Caleb Michael as Moritz, Matthew Hall as Georg, and Mitchell Gray as Otto in Spring Awakening



Erica Janey as Wendla in Spring Awakening



Marci Lucht, Dylan Rugh, and John Goodrich in ​Spring Awakening



** Into the Woods photos courtesy Twin Cities Headshots **

Ella Dolynchuk and Matthew Hall in ​Spring Awakening



Rachel Nielson as Becca and Christine Sweet as Nat in Rabbit Hole.


From top left: Emily Jansen as Joanne, Doug Petty as Larry, Eric Heimsoth as Peter, Daniel Greco as Harry; from left center: Kyler Chase as David, Quinn Shadko as Jenny, Kaitlin Klemencic as Amy, Joe Hitchcock as Paul, Dorothy Owen as Sarah; from bottom left: Ryan Nielson as Robert and Sarah Zuber as Susan in Company (taken live during the last performance)


Tyler Anthony Smith as Jason and Rachel Nielson as Becca in Rabbit Hole.


SPRING AWAKENING was presented by Shoot the Glass Theater in September of 2018 and was selected as one of the Best of the Year by Cherry and Spoon (read the full review here.).  All performances took place at The Lab Theater in Minneapolis, MN.          

The production was directed by Ryan Nielson, with music direction by Randy Buikema and Jean Van Heel.  Lighting design by Jacob Lee Hoffer and Costumes by Rachel Nielson.     


Our production featured the following cast:


Wendla - Erica Janey

Melchior - Dylan Rugh

Ilsa - Ella Dolynchuk

Moritz - Caleb Michael

​Georg - Matthew Hall

Martha - Mara Currens

​Ernst - Maxwell Ward

Anna - Alexa Johnson

​Otto - Mitchell Gray

​Thea - Lexi Johnson

Hanschen - Jake McInerney 

Adult Woman - Marci Lucht

Adult Man - John Goodrich

​​Swing - Amanda Mai


RABBIT HOLE was presented by Shoot the Glass Theater in July of 2016.  All performances took place at Dreamland Arts in Saint Paul, MN.          


The production was directed by William Pacholski, stage managed by Brianna Regan, and featured lighting design by Matt McNabb.  


​Our production featured the following cast:


Becca - Rachel Nielson

Howie - Ryan Nielson

Izzy - Sarah Parker

Nat - Christine Sweet

Jason - Tyler Anthony Smith


Kaitlin Klemencic as The baker's Wife, and Kyler Chase as The Baker in Into the Woods


From top left: Kaitlin Klemencic as Amy, Sarah Zuber as Susan, Emily Jansen as Joanne; from bottom left: Quinn Shadko as Jenny, Ryan Nielson as Robert, Dorothy Owen as Sarah, and Karissa Lade as April in Company


Joseph Hitchcock as Rapunzel's Prince, and Frank Moran as Cinderella's Prince in Into the Woods


Caleb Michael as Moritz and Ella Dolynchuk as Ilsa

in Spring Awakening