Meet the Cast of
"The Importance of Being Earnest"
Emerging Artists Production

PAUL MARINI (Algernon Moncrieff), a local of Lancaster County is super excited and humbled to be a part of this wonderful production and to tackle such a fun and challenging role! Paul has performed for over ten years with his family and more recently Sight & Sound, Piercing Word, and Prima Theatre. “I hope you have a wonderful time filled with enjoyment and lots of laughs! God bless!” 1st Corinthians 10:31

MATTHEW WILHELM (Jack Worthing) finally finished high-school this past year. This is the second time he has appeared in The Importance of Being Earnest, previously playing Algernon. Other past shows include Pride and Prejudice (Mr. Darcy), You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Linus), A Christmas Carol (Scrooge), and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Lysander), all with The Lancaster Academy for the Performing Arts. In fact, Matthew does not attend LBC, and so is very thankful for the opportunity to be a part of this wonderful show again.

KIM GREENAWALT (Gwendolen Fairfax) is so excited to be playing Gwendolen and debuting with Servant Stage Company.  Previous favorite roles elsewhere include Bianca (Taming of the Shrew) with People's Shakespeare Project, Virgilia (Coriolanus) and Julietta (Measure for Measure) with Gamut Theatre, and Viola (Twelfth Night) with Hershey Area Playhouse.  When she's not acting, you can find her choreographing movement based theatre and helping other people with makeup as a Mary Kay consultant.

LOU VAUGHAN (Cecily Cardew) is a sophomore at Lancaster Bible College, and is absolutely thrilled to have the chance of playing Miss Cecily Cardew in this wonderful show! She adores performing and has been involved in shows such as General Cartwright in Guys and Dolls, Stepsister Joy in Cinderella and Carmen Bernstein in Curtains. alongside a role as a “Who” in LBC’s production of Seussical the Musical. Lou is very excited to be working with such a great cast while also adding The Importance of Being Earnest to her repertoire of spectacular shows. Thanks to everyone that has been there to every show, here’s to many more!

MANDA MOORE (Lady Bracknell) has performed with Piercing Word for the last several years.  She has acted with them in many productions including The Passion, Ruth, and going on tour with them in New England.  Manda has a background in Bible teaching & public speaking, and acting became a part of her life only three years ago.  She is excited to see where the Lord is taking her in this adventure!  Working with Servant Stage is an honor & performing in The Importance of Being Earnest will be a delight!

KELLI ROBINSON (Miss Prism) is delighted to be making her Servant Stage debut in this Emerging Artist Production. She is currently a vocal pedagogy major at Lancaster Bible College where she has participated in their productions and joint productions with PRiMA and now Servant Stage. Before coming to Lancaster she had the privilege of performing at the Pennsylvania Playhouse and the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts. Enjoy the show and God Bless!

WESLEY MADARA (Lane, Dr. Chasuble) is a junior at Lancaster Bible College majoring in musical theater. Past roles include Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls, Seymour Krelborn in Little Shop of Horrors, and the Wizard in The Wiz. At LBC he played the Cat in Seussical the Musical and the Jester in Once Upon a Mattress. He was also in A Very Prima Christmas with Prima Theatre as Little Bobby Snow.

JUSTIN BENDO (Merriman) is from Guam and is a senior Musical Theater major at Lancaster Bible College. He is excited to be playing the part of Merriman. He had previously been in the last two musicals that LBC has produced as the Nightingale and as a Wickersham brother, respectively. He hopes that this production tickles your fancy as he has enjoyed working on it.