with Jeanne Averill and Shanna Jones who play Sister Mary Jeanne and Sister Mary Patrick in SISTER ACT! #SANewTheatre
Jeanne is excited to be returning to New Theatre! She was last seen in two performances as Vernadette in THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB and as Golde in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and Mrs. Brice in FUNNY GIRL. Other: Kansas Rep of KU in HARVEY, ANGEL STREET; Kansas City Rep in THE FRONT PAGE, LITTLE WOMEN, A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Kansas City Actors Theater in THREE VIEWINGS; AHT in BINGO; The Coterie in LITTLE WOMEN, LITTLE HOUSE. National: As the great British Shakespearean actress, Fanny Kemble, at The Denver Performing Arts Center and Charlotte in MOON OVER BUFFALO at South Dakota’s Black Hills Playhouse. She is so happy to be a part of the New Theater family as well as a founding member of her own delightful, age-varied Averill troupe at home.
Shanna making her New Theatre debut! Also seen in KC Rep: BETWEEN THE LINES, SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, STILLWATER, HAIR: RETROSPECTION. New York: PHAEDRA’S CABARET, UNDONE, and DECLINE AND FALL (New York Theatre Workshop). Chicago: TUG OF WAR; FOREIGN FIRE & CIVIL STRIFE (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre). Regional: LES MISERABLES (Pioneer Theatre Company); ROMEO AND JULIET (Utah Shakespearean Festival); SATURDAY’S VOYEUR (Salt Lake Acting Company). Education: BA, the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah (2008).