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MARCH 7th & 8TH - 6:15PM;   MARCH 10TH - 8:30PM

ABOUT THE SHOW

Casper is all grown up and in a pinch when the couple inhabiting his haunted home hires a hack of a medium to get him out. What starts as a routine séance quickly turns into an all out fright-fest in this madcap comedy starring everybody's favorite ghost! 

 

World Premiere at the 2015 Strawberry Festival; Best Play Winner

Domenic Servidio's award-winning play is presented as part of the New York Winterfest.

TICKET PRICES

General Admission

$23.00 online or at the door

LOCATION INFORMATION

The Hudson Guild Theatre

441 West 26th Street

(Between 9th & 10th Avenues)

New York,  NY 10001

(212) 760-9800

BY SUBWAY:

  • Take the C/E train to 23rd Street

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Doors will open 15 minutes prior to showtime.

  • The Hudson Guild Theatre is handicap accessible.

DURATION

20 Minutes; No Intermission.

This show is presented in an evening of several shows. The entire evening is 60-90 Minutes; No Intermission.

AUDIENCE

Recommended for ages 16 and up.

Strong language is used.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS

Best Play (Strawberry Festival 2015)

CAST, CREATIVE, & PRODUCTION

CAST

Casper..................................TYLER WEST

Bristol..........ASHLEY ARLENE NESLON

Richard.......................CHRIS GIORDANO

Susan..............................HADLEY ROUSE

CREATIVE

Playwright..............DOMENIC SERVIDIO

Director.......CHRISTOPHER MICHAELS

Casting Assistant...........BEN TOSTADO

 

PRODUCTION

Lighting...CONOR MARTIN MULLIGAN

Props.............MICHAEL HENRY GRANT

PRESS

PHOTO GALLERY

CAST PHOTOS AND BIOGRAPHIES

Tyler has just recently moved to the Big Apple to pursue a career in acting. He is from Tucson, Arizona where he recently graduated from the University of Arizona. Tyler has had a wonderful acting career in Tucson; playing comedic characters in Shakespearean plays, being apart of fantastic family theatre program, and creating his own one man physical comedy mime show titled ABEYANCE. Tyler has performed ABEYANCE at several Fringe Festivals across the nation and has won several awards.

TYLER WEST (Casper)

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Ashley, a southern California native, has been performing since her theatrical debut as “Corn” in her school’s Thanksgiving play. Now with her BA in Drama from University of California, Irvine, some of her favorite grown-up credits include the Ovation winning LYSISTRATA JONES (Robin), the Ovation nominated A CHORUS LINE (Bebe), the West Coast Premiere of CLAUDIO QUEST (Boof), LITTLE WOMEN (Jo March), DOGFIGHT (Rose), and BONNIE & CLYDE (Bonnie). Love to her family and friends! ashleyarlenenelson.com

ASHLEY ARLENE NELSON (Bristol)

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Chris is an actor, director, lyricist, and producer of SOUND BITES, a festival of ten-minute musicals (April 2nd at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center). His national tour credits include BROADWAY CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND and THE BERENSTAIN BEARS LIVE. He's performed at regional theaters including Gretna Theatre, Westchester Broadway Theatre, Weathervane Theater, and La Comedia Dinner Theatre. He’s currently on the acting faculty at AMDA. As a lyricist, he wrote the jazzy, musical theatre song, "Kristy's Lament (Another Awful Day with the MTA)”, which is available on iTunes. chrisgiordano.net

CHRIS GIORDANO (Richard)

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Hadley, a native of Owensboro, Kentucky, is a recent graduate of Western Kentucky University where she studied voice and musical theatre. Since moving to New York, she has performed with ArtsPower National Touring Theatre, the New York Holiday Singers, and has been cast in the premieres of several new musicals. In addition, she has performed across the globe in England, Spain, Ecuador, Scotland, and Canada.

HADLEY ROUSE (Susan)

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BEHIND THE SCENES

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CREATIVE TEAM BIOGRAPHIES

Domenic Servidio is a NYC-based actor and playwright. His play “CASPER, THE NOT-SO-FRIENDLY GHOST” won Best Play in the 2015 Strawberry one act festival. A graduate of the University of Florida, “CASPER” was the first play Domenic wrote in college and he hopes to one day develop it into a full-length piece. He is excited to see what theaters his rambunctious little ghost will haunt in the future!

DOMENIC SERVIDIO (Playwright)

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Directing credits include THE GIANT HOAX, THE COMMUTERS (Best Director), OKLAHOMA!, TWO BOYS IN A BED ON A COLD WINTER'S NIGHT, CLOSER THAN EVER, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, VANITIES, and TWO COUSINS AND A PIZZA. Christopher has also directed numerous cabarets and concerts including SONGS FROM A HAT, THE BROADWAY THEATRE CAFÉ, LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOYS!, and Playlight Theatre Company’s SONGWRITER'S SHOWCASES Volumes 1&2.  ChristopherMichaels.nyc

CHRISTOPHER MICHAELS (Director)

Christopher Michaels stars in IndieWorks' Songs from a Hat on December 4th at the Duplex in NYC!

Conor designs both in NYC with the Russian Arts Theatre and Studio as their resident lighting designer and freelancing with a number of other companies, as well as regionally throughout the US including Luna Stage, Wellfleet Harbor Actor's Theater, 1st Stage, REP Stage, Cygnet Theatre Company, Moxie Theatre, and Diversionary Theatre. Conor received his MFA in Design and Technical Theatre from San Diego State University and his B.S. in Theatre Production and Design from Towson University. Conor is a proud member of United Scenic Artists local 829.

CONOR MARTIN MULLIGAN (Lighting Design)

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Michael is a video preservationist by profession, but his main thing is being married to the amazing playwright, Kit Goldstein Grant.  He has done props for her musicals THE GIANT HOAX (Classic Theater Guild, 2010; Gallery Players, 2017), THE NOSE (Midtown International Theater Festival, 2016), and THE WRONG BOX (Theater for the New City, 2018) and is mighty glad to be working on EMPTY FRAMES and CASPER, THE NOT-SO-FRIENDLY GHOST (a rare non-Kit addition to his prop mastering oeuvre!)

MICHAEL HENRY GRANT (Props)

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