Press Materials on All Shook Up…

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”, 2008


Press kit materials are available by clicking on the links below or by contacting the SummerTide Theatre Box Office.


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SummerTide Press Release

Graphics – AllShookUp poster

Playbill- All Shook Up playbill

Photos – found on Flickr

All Shook Up Cast

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Kilian Afzalirad as Chad

Kilian Afzalirad (Chad) is a sophomore from Mobile, AL. Previous UA Credits include Book of Days (James Understudy). Other crdits include Romeo and Juliet (Romeo) and The wizard of Oz (Tinman).









Rachel Baber as Sylvia

Rachel Baber (Sylvia) is a UA Musical Theatre Alumna from Saraland, AL. Previous UA credits include Seven Guitars (Louise and Show Boat (Queenie). Other credits include Jubilee (Herself).







Will Erwin as Dennis

Will Erwin (Dennis) is a junior Musical Theatre major from Huntsville, AL. Previous UA credits include Urinetown (Bobby Strong), Blood Wedding (Leonardo), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Bandleader), SummerTide’s Jubilee (Himself) and Showboat (Ensemble). Other credits include Spring Awakening (Melchoir), Next to Normal (Gabe) and Godspell (Jesus).






Sandra Gates as Lorraine

Sandra Gates (Lorraine) is a sophomore from Madison, AL. This is Sandra’s acting debut at UA. Other credits include  Alabama Rain, Lies About High School and This Old House.






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Ben Haupt as Dean

Ben Haupt (Dean) is a junior from Pensacola, FL.  Previous UA credits include Urinetown (Mr. McQueen) and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (John C. Calhoun). Other credits include A New Brain (Gordon), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph) and Dames at Sea (Dick).









Brianna Heller as Sandra

Brianna Heller (Sandra) is a junior Musical Theatre major from San Diego, CA. This is Brianna’s acting debut at UA. Other credits include [Title of Show] (Heidi), Footloose (Ariel Moore), Little Women (Jo March) and Cinderella (Stepsister).








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Kelly Kohlman as Natalie

Kelly Kohlman (Natalie) is a junior Musical Theatre and Business double major from Hershey, PA. Previous UA credits include The Birthday Party (Meg US). Other credits include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Rosemary Pilkington), Dog Sees God (Van’s Sister) and Snow White (Snow White).







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Dr. William A. Martin as Jim

Dr. William A. Martin (Jim) is an assistant professor at The University of Alabama in the Department of Theatre and Dance where he serves as the Director of Vocal Instruction for the Musical Theatre program. He is also active as a professional singer and actor. His varied performance credits include the role of Maurice on the National/North American tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, roles with numerous opera companies including Atlanta Opera and Baltimore Opera, as well as several summers with Lees-McRae Summer Theatre. In September Dr. Martin will travel to Brazil to present a concert and master class in musical theatre voice at the Escola de Musica da Universidade Federal da Bahia. He is a member of the Musical Theatre Educators’ Alliance, the Southeastern Theatre Conference, the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the American Guild of Musical Artists and Pi Kappa Lambda.