Cabaret Theatre West
The Creative Team
|Jane Treacy - Producer|
Jane Friedlander Treacy, a native of Brooklyn, New York, a graduate of Barnard College and Columbia University, began her theatrical career working in off-Broadway theatres at the age of 15 . At 19, she produced her first off-Broadway show, the hit revival of “Anything Goes”, with Hal Linden. For the next two decades, Jane produced more than 30 Broadway and National Touring shows, including “The Odd Couple”, with Tony Randall and Jack Klugman”; South Pacific”, with Jane Powell and Howard Keel: “Can Can”, with Leslie Caron, “Seesaw”, with Lucie Arnaz and Tommy Tune; and “Man of La Mancha”, with Ed Ames. Her productions received numerous awards, including the Los Angeles Drama Critics “Outstanding Musical Awards” and the Off-Broadway Critic’s Circle Award.
|Audrey Reed - Producer|
Dr. Audrey Reed served as a Senior Executive for The Clark Group, Inc., the leading theatrical transportation company in the United States and abroad. She also owned Clark World Systems, the foremost logistical management organization for Tradeshows and Industrial Events. In 1999, Dr. Reed created Works in Progress, a logistical and event-producing consultancy. Works in Progress clients include: P & G, CBS, Apple Computer, Adams and Associates, Tess Wald Productions, Steenhoven Productions, Fashion Week on El Paseo, the Women Leaders Forum, Night at the Oscars, and Marlo Productions.
Cliff Plummer - Director and Choreographer
Cliff has been performing in the Inland Empire since the age of three. Since the age of fifteen, he has been the featured vocalist of the popular Southern California Dance/Big Band “Persuasion”. Select local credits include Le Nozze di Figaro (Count Almaviva), Pirates of Penzance (Samuel), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph), Guys & Dolls (Rusty Charlie), Little Women (Mr. Brooke), La Boheme (Marcello), Evita (Che), Die Fledermaus (Einstein), Miss Saigon (Chris), You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Charlie Brown).
|Lynda Shaeps, Hair, Makeup and Wigs|
Lynda is a versatile hair, makeup and wig designer comfortable in any medium. Lynda divides her time as owner /operator of Sunrise Beauty and Barber Supply Inc, adjunct instructor @ College of the Desert, Guest Artist for Riverside Community College, staff in house Mc Callum Theater,and on call artist for Palm Springs Studio. Represented by Coast to Coast Lynda is currently working on effects on a independent film for DREAMWORKS. Lynda has had a long career in film, television, theater and print and is honored to work both for and with Cabaret Theater West.
|Ellen Grosser, Marketing and Box Office Director|
Ellen, a former New Yorker, fell in love with theater at a very early age and has continued that love throughout her life. After living in the Los Angeles area, on the East coast, as well as Malaga, Spain and traveling throughout the world, Ellen fell in love with what our desert offers - beautiful homes, a cultured lifestyle, affordable living, and natural beauty. Ellen and her husband Richard live in the Palm Desert area and enjoy spending time with their six grandchildren, working on their garden and reading a lot of books.
Leanna Bonamici, Visuals
|Richard C. Grosser, Webmaster|
Richard has been in the computer industry since 1957 when he worked on the Univac. He has worked on the Internet and email systems since 1978 and hold numerous patents in electronics and computer technology. He is a theatre buff and actually saw the opening performance of Oklahoma in Philadelphia. Richard is also a professional lecturer, working on cruise ships. In his spare time, he works at the Palm Springs Air Museum restoring vintage aircraft and designing exhibits.