Evita - 2016

Nina Swanson | Violet Newstead -Nine to Five



Tim Riven | Franklin Hart Jr - Nine to Five


Tim Riven is returning to Revival Theatre Company after previously having played the role of Father in last season’s Ragtime. A resident of Marion, he studied Acting and Voice at Western Kentucky University, before joining the U.S. Air Force for the better part of a decade while putting his love of performing on the back burner. Since leaving the military and relocating to Cedar Rapids in 2006, he has turned the heat back up, working with many area theatre companies. Some of his more notable credits include Malcolm in The Full Monty, Claude in Hair, and Andrew Jackson in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. He has recently joined his better half, Jordan, in wedded bliss and also has three wildly above-average children, Autumn, Michaela, and Tristan. In addition to theatre, he plays guitar and sings, performing regularly in Eastern Iowa under the stage name Tim Riven.


Cindy Shadrick | Doralee Rhodes - Nine to Five



Cameron Byrd | Nine to Five


Cameron is very blessed and honored to be a part of Revival Theatre Company. This marks his seventh time performing with the company. Previously he was seen in, Victor/Victoria, Grey Gardens, Evita, Violet, Parade In Concert, Pippin, and Children of Eden. Cameron has been seen in roles such as Marty in Dreamgirls, Tom Collins in Rent, The Duke of Plaza Toro in The Gondoliers, Riff Raff in Rocky Horror Picture Show, and an Apostle in Jesus Christ Superstar. He has also been a part of many other companies throughout the community. Cameron would like to thank his mom and dad for being such amazing influences in his life and his twin brother Antonio for being his rock and best friend.


Jacki Bergen | Nine to Five



Aaron Brewer | Nine to Five


Aaron Brewer has enjoyed performing with many different theatre companies over the past 8 years. Recent credits include Grey Gardens with Revival, Little Shop of Horrors (RHCR), Rock of Ages (Nolte Academy), and American Idiot (U of I) Aaron is a Draft Beer Technician with Johnson Brothers of Iowa and owner of eco mow LLC. He thanks his wonderful girlfriend Hannah and their Morkie, Bogart for supporting him and “thank you” to this incredible cast and creative team for making this a great experience.


Steve Rezabek | Nine to Five


Steve Rezabek is thrilled to be a part of the Sunday in the Park with George cast, and to be on stage with these amazingly talented cast members. He has been doing regional theater for the past 30 years and has been seen in such shows as, Ragtime, Grey Gardens, Funny Girl, Parade, Les Miserables, Jesus Christ Superstar, LaCage Aux Folles, The Full Monty, and many other local regional productions. He thanks Brian and Cameron for the chance to share the Revival Theatre stage once again, and thanks Traci for her love and support and God for his family, talent, health and happiness.


Adam Jedlicka | Nine to Five



Marita May | Oklahoma!



Susan Scharnau | Nine to Five


Susan Scharnau is honored to be back with Revival. Favorite shows include RagtimeDogfight, The Crucible, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Side Show, and Urinetown. She’s wishing her four young Americans “will travel with heads held high, just as far as their hearts will go…”


Casey Prince | Oklahoma!


Casey Prince is elated to return to the stage with Revival’s Ragtime. Since returning to eastern Iowa more than 15 years ago he has directed and performed on a variety of the region’s stages. In recent years he’s played the role of supportive husband as his writer/actor wife Lindsay has become a staple of several area companies. But his most recent turn is as a stage dad for his daughters Eloise and Phoebe who have discovered a love for performing. Thank you to Revival for this opportunity to dust off the old vocal chords and sing the amazing music of Ragtime.


Ferin Bergen | Nine to Five



Alicia Strong | Nine to Five



Bryant Duffy | Nine to Five



Emily Bartels | Nine to Five



Jake Stigers | Nine to Five



Jordan Arnold | Judy Bernly- Nine to Five



Anna Slife | Nine to Five



Jan McCool | Nine to Five


Jan is a veteran of the theatre, spanning over 40 years. Jan is very happy to be back performing in a Revival Theatre production. Prior RTC roles include Berthe in Pippin and Mrs. Brice in Funny Girl. She has been performing at Theatre Cedar Rapids for 43 years. Favorite TCR roles include Grandma in Billy Elliot, Mama Rose in Gypsy, Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret and Miss Mona in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Jan has also performed in 20 Follies at the Paramount Theatre and was producer of Follies for four years. Jan is a Family Law and Bankruptcy attorney by day. Jan gives special thanks to her husband of 39 years, Mark, her family and her friends for their support for so many years.


Hannah Spina | Nine to Five



Anne Ohrt | Nine to Five


Anne is thrilled to be a part of this amazing Ragtime cast.  Anne was most recently seen on the TCR stage as Grace Farrell in Annie and in the Underground Festival production of The Exceptional Little Donkey.  Anne has had the opportunity to perform with a number of other companies here in the area -Giving Tree Theatre, Dreamwell, and RHCR.  Many thanks to Brian and Cameron for the opportunity to be part of the Revival family, and to her friends and family for supporting her as she pursues her love of music and theatre.


Joshua Fryvecind | Chaplin


Joshua Fryvecind (Willie Conklin/Harry K. Thaw) is pleased to make his Revival Theatre debut. His favorite roles include Bruce Fun Home and Lonny Rock of Ages. He is supported by his talented and lovely wife Mia and also his wonderfully talented son, Deuce, as well as his mother, father, and the rest of his family. Besides acting he also a writes short stories and poetry. From time to time he also portrays lead singer Bono in the award-winning San Francisco U2 tribute act, Zoo Station. Thanks for supporting live theatre. www.fryvecind.com www.zoostationsf.com


Calvin Bowman | Nine to Five



Zane Hadish | Chaplin



Amy Blades | Nine to Five


Amy is thrilled to be back for her second time with Revival Theatre Company. She has preformed in many shows at TCR and this past April marked her 16th year performing in the Cedar Rapids Follies. Amy has been coaching and choreographing for competitive figure skating for 40 years. She has three wonderful children Catherine, Mitch, Grant and a husband Chuck.


Stephanie Goff | Chaplin


Stephanie is thrilled to make her Revival Theatre Company debut! Previous collaborations with Cameron and Brian include The Music Man in Concert (Marian) and RNH in Concert (soloist), both with Orchestra Iowa and TCR. Recent engagements include Before Broadway (Olive/Bonnie Ellen), a premier of the works of Robert Lindsey- Nassif and Gerard Estella at Brucemore; Speed Dating Tonight! (Kaylee/Nosy Mother) with Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre YA; and portraying an astronaut in the Iowa Women Lead Change promo 10 Years Strong (Taylor). A classically trained singer, Stephanie has performed as a soloist with orchestras and chamber groups throughout the Midwest and Florida. Stephanie works as a school counselor, and has three exceptional children and a very patient husband named Josh. She dedicates her performance to her favorite artist, Emmaline, who will be attending the show on her birthday.


Sage Spiker | Oklahoma!


Sage Spiker – Sage is excited to be making his Revival Theatre Company debut in one of his favorite musicals. Sage is a senior at the University of Iowa, studying theatre and vocal performance. He has been involved in many area productions; most recently My Fair Lady at Theatre Cedar Rapids and the Before Broadway Cabaret at Brucemore. Other favorite roles include Ray in Red Speedo for Mirrorbox, Czolgosz in Assassins at Theatre Cedar Rapids, and Berger in Hair for City Circle. Sage is grateful to be a part of the thriving and supportive theatre community in this area. He hopes you enjoy the show as much as he does!


Nadine Borngraeber |


Nadine is delighted to appear again with Revival Theatre Company!  She been seen in RTC productions of  Parade, Funny Girl, Evita, Ragtime At Theatre Cedar Rapids she appeared as Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast, Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins, as Marie in Calendar Girls and as Jack’s Mother in Into the Woods. She was a featured soloist in the Rodgers & Hammerstein concert which was co-produced by TCR and Orchestra Iowa in 2015. She also sang Mrs. Paroo in the 2014 The Music Man in Concert at the Paramount Theatre. Favorite roles include Margaret in The Light in the Piazza and Mother Superior in The Sound of Music Many thanks to Brian and Cameron for this wonderful opportunity.

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