JANINE M. PERRY, PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Janine M. Perry is a playwright whose work has been produced at Cape Rep and elsewhere: The Distance Between Us, Elijah Cobb, If We Meet Again, and Beach Glass. She has served as the Producing Artistic Director for the past 12 years and has been affiliated with Cape Rep Theatre since 1991 as a Founder, President, and Executive Director. She wrote the legislation for and led the company through the effort to form a long-term lease with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, leading the charge for the creation of the performing arts campus that is Cape Rep. She has been at the head of every capital project undertaken to date: The renovation of the 200-seat Outdoor Theater, the creation of the 129-seat Indoor Theater and Studio, and the rehabilitation of the Crosby Cape House, from planning through fundraising and construction. She holds graduate degrees in American History from Hunter College and Columbia University
MAURA (MO) HANLON, ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Maura Hanlon has directed many, many plays including 2015 season’s, Failure: A Love Story and La Cage aux Folles, and last season’s Jerusalem and Funny Girl. Favorite directing credits include Jerusalem, Eurydice, Wintertime, The Rose Tattoo (Cape Rep), and Peter Pan and Wendy (HJT). She is a sometime actor (including Cape Rep’s The Drowsy Chaperone, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and most recently, Mr. Burns, a post-electric play), a frequent sound designer (including for this season’s productions of Failure: A Love Story and Mr. Burns, a post-electric play) and a playwright (Good Bye, Mary Rose, Dinosaur Pirates from Outerspace! and Alice in Wonderland). Mo is a Holy Cross grad who studied acting and directing at Trinity Rep Conservatory, and she received her MFA in directing from UCSD. Twice nominated for the prestigious Richard E. Sherwood Award at the Mark Taper Forum, many of her productions have been named among the favorites in the Cape Cod Times annual “Favorite plays of….” She is a well-respected acting teacher and coach and teaches acting and directing through Cape Rep’s Theatrelab and for the Harwich Junior Theatre. She is married to the playwright/director/actor Art Devine and they live in Harwich with their three boys, Paddo, Seamus and Macklin and their totally cool dog, Fergus. maurahanlon.com
JARED HAGAN, DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING ASSOCIATE
Jared Hagan has appeared in over 25 Cape Rep productions. Some of his favorites include A New Brain, Hairspray, La Cage Aux Folles, Failure: A Love Story, Avenue Q, The Drowsy Chaperone, A Class Act, Wintertime and A Year with Frog & Toad. Off stage Jared joined the Cape Rep staff in 2009 and has enjoyed being part of this amazing collaborative team. As a performer Jared has appeared in numerous productions including Two Hearts Bleed As One (Joe’s Pub), Avenue Q (GEVA), Master Class (Eventide), Streakin’ (Provincetown Theater), Batboy, Cabaret, Hair (PTC), Floyd Collins, Closer than Ever, The Lion in Winter (Counter Productions), A Grand Night for Singing, Into the Woods, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (HJT), and Talking With (TUTS). When not on stage or behind a desk Jared lives in Chatham with his amazing family of Richard, Penny and Alice.
JULIE ALLEN HAMILTON, BOX OFFICE AND FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER
Julie Allen Hamilton has been a member of the Cape Rep company as an actor and a director since 1993. She began working in the box office and the front of house in 2007(?). She received her theater training at UMass/Amherst, and has worked throughout New England as a stage manager, company manager and as a director. Favorite Cape Rep roles include Puck (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Red Head (The Love Talker), Paulina Escobar (Death And The Maiden) and June (Fifth Of July), and as a director: The Tempest, Macbeth, and How I Became A Pirate. Julie grew up on the Cape and considers herself very lucky to have found a creative home in this remarkable place. When not at the theater, you may find Julie playing on the beach with her sisters and family, cooking and baking in her kitchen, or hanging out at the Eastham Public Library.