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Two famous lady wrestlers, Betty Bamboozle and Katinka Klondike, are catapulted from the 80s into present day ready for a championship wrestling match but find themselves challenged with an epic lip-synch battle where the audience decides who will win the title! Played by Kat Bailes and Katie McFadzen

Betty Bamboozle and Katinka Klondike

In the time before, DJ Devin D’Kevin was known for his rocking holiday celebrations for everything from Arbor Day to Zamenhof Day. Possessing an encyclopedic knowledge of holidays, Devin was the go to DJ for your celebratory needs. Come test your holiday trivia skills against the holiday master as we begin to emerge from the pandemonium...pan pizza...panoramic...pan dulce...PANDEMIC!! **Special prize for the winning team. Played by Kevin Godfrey-Chevalier

DJ Devin D'Kevin

The Ladies find themselves in a pickle when they're not quite ready to go to the fancy fundraiser, so they call upon their new friends to help them get primped! Played by Leanne Schmidt and Marlene Strang

The Ladies

Perry Panchetta

Visit the parking lot behind The Henry and luxuriate in the mellifluous melodic ministrations of Perry Panchetta, a song man once described by Phoenix Magazine as “a loyal subscriber.” Played by Steve Wilcox.

Kat Bailes is a native Arizonan and graduate of ASU and AMDA in New York. She performs, choreographs, directs, and teaches at theaters all around the Valley. Some favorite recent productions include American Psycho (Stray Cat Theatre), Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play” (Childsplay), Ella Enchanted (Childsplay), The Toxic Avenger (Mesa Encore Theatre), The Wild Party (A/C Theatre), A Chorus Line (Theater Works), Hands on a Hardbody (Arizona Broadway Theatre), Church Basement Ladies (Arizona Broadway Theatre), and Bullets Over Broadway (Phoenix Theatre Company).

 

 

Katie McFadzen has worked as an actor, teaching artist, and director in the Valley for almost 30 years .  She's an Associate Artist with Childsplay and has been with the company since 1993. Favorite Childsplay productions include: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Ella Enchanted, Flora & Ulysses, Seussical, The BFG, and Getting Near to Baby. Additional acting credits include: A Year With Frog and Toad with Childsplay/Seattle Children’s Theatre; Lost and Foundling with Childsplay/Geva Theatre; Mamma Mia, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, and The Women with Phoenix Theatre; Good People, The Pursuit of Happiness, and Parallel Lives: The Kathy and Mo Show with Actors Theatre; How the Other Half Loves, The Great Gatsby, and a one-woman version of A Christmas Carol with Arizona Theatre Company (also produced at Childsplay); Rasheeda Speaking and The Wedding Band with Black Theatre Troupe; Small Mouth Sounds, Speech and Debate and The Year of the Rooster with Stray Cat Theatre. Katie holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting/Directing from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and a Masters of Fine Arts in Theatre for Youth from Arizona State University.  She is a Faculty Associate in ASU's Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law where she co-teaches Persuasive Speech.

 

 

Kevin Godfrey began performing when he was bit by the Musical Theater Bug in High School. He quickly developed a love for dance over other forms of performance. He now spreads that love by teaching dance at Grand Canyon University and working at the Arizona Commission on the Arts.

 

 

Steve Wilcox is a theatre artist specializing in original experimental works presented in unconventional spaces. He holds a BFA in Theatre from Arizona State University. In 2005 he co-founded Space 55 Theatre Ensemble in Phoenix, Arizona, acting as the company's resident director and playwright. After stepping down from his full-time duties at Space 55 in 2012, Wilcox co-created "The Blue Bike Kid Show" with digital media designer Boyd Branch. He has also performed in productions by Theatre In My Basement, Howl Theatre Company, and Orange Theatre. Since 2018, he has collaborated extensively with "The Ladies," producing original immersive theatrical events presented in unconventional spaces, such as a boutique hotel, a bookstore, and various parking lots and garages. 

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