The IT Girl Original Cast
The New York premiere of The IT Girl was presented on May 3, 2001 by the York Theatre Company.
The Original Cast
JEAN LOUISA KELLY (Betty) Some of Ms. Kelly's films include The Fantasticks, Mr. Holland's Opus, and Uncle Buck. She can be seen in the CBS comedy "Yes, Dear". Other television includes NBC series "Cold Feet," guest spots on "Law & Order," "Homicide" and "Mad About You," and several television movies. She was in the original Broadway cast of Into the Woods and has appeared in such shows as R.S.V.P. Broadway, Gigi, and Annie.
STEPHEN DeROSA (Monty) TV: "Boardwalk Empire" York: Oh Captain! (Mufti) Broadway: Into the Woods, The Man Who Came to Dinner (Roundabout/PBS) Off-Broadway: Newyorkers (MTC); Wonderful Town, Do Re Mi (Encores!); The Mystery of Irma Vep; Love's Fire (Public Theatre, Guthrie Lab, RSC Barbican, London). Regional: Williamstown, Berkshires, Old Globe, Huntington, Arden and many others. MFA: Yale Drama
JONATHAN DOKUCHITZ (Jonathan) Broadway: The Boys from Syracuse, Dream, Tommy (Capt. Walker), Company, Into the Woods, Aspects of Love. Off-Broadway: The Bubbly Black Girl (Playwrights), The Waves (NYTW), Up Against It (Public), regionally at the Guthrie, La Jolla, Williamstown, NY Stage & Film, Alabama Shakespeare. Film and TV: "Sex and the City", "The Street", "Ed", and ABC's "Gephetto", he was the singing voice of Dimitri in Fox's animated feature Anastasia, several appearances on "The Late Show with David Letterman" and "An Evening with Stephen Sondheim" on PBS.
JESSICA BOEVERS (Adela) Broadway credits include Oklahoma!, Les Miserables, Rent, A Funny Thing... (original company) and Beauty and the Beast. Regionally she has performed at Steppenwolf Theatre Co., Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Goodman Theatre, The Geva, and Apple Tree Theatre. She also appeared at the Yale Repertory Theatre as Mrs. Millimant in The Way of the World.
SUSAN M. HAEFNER (Molly/Daisy) Broadway: Thoroughly Modern Millie, State Fair. National Tour and London: Damn Yankees starring Jerry Lewis. Other NY credits include The Occupation of Heather Rose by Wendy Lill (NY premiere), and The Royal Family of Broadway (workshop). Regional credits include: Thoroughly Modern Millie (La Jolla Playhouse), Most Happy Fella (Rosabella, West Virginia Public Theatre and Weston Playhouse), 42nd Street (Peggy Sawyer, Casa Manana), Barter Theatre and Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. Susan is a graduate of FSU/Asolo Conservatory with an MFA in acting.
DANETTE HOLDEN (Jane/Mrs. Van Norman/Dance Captain) made her New York debut in The IT Girl. National Tour: Annie, Paper Mill Playhouse: Follies (Young Sally - cast recording), Mame (Gloria Upson). North Carolina Theatre: Show Boat (Magnolia), Music Man (Marian), Carousel (Julie Jordan). CCM Graduate. Here's to a teacher who always believed, a sister who always laughs, a husband out of a fairytale, and a mom who is the whole reason I'm here.
MONTE WHEELER (Mr. Notting) A Kansas native, Monte would like to thank BT, the staff, cast, and the York for their enthusiasm. And to his supporting friends back home, he sends his deepest thanks. He would like to dedicate his performance to his family; Shane, Dennis J. and to his favorite performers, Barb and Kyle.
SUSAN OWEN (Understudy) appeared in the 3rd National Tour of Beauty and the Beast (Belle). Susan toured the country as Christine in the Second National Tour of Phantom of the Opera and performed the role on Broadway. She also has been seen regionally at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Goodspeed Opera House and the McCarter Theatre. Susan is a graduate of the University of Michigan. Thanks to Chris for all his love and support.
CHRISTOPHER SUTTON (Understudy) appeared in I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, directed by Joel Bishoff. He recently appeared as Don Lockwood in Singin' in the Rain at Walnut Street Theatre where he received the Barrymore Award for Buddy in The Buddy Holly Story last season. Also: Blood Brothers (Mickey, Barrymore Nomination), Me & My Girl (Bill), Crazy For You (Bobby), Cabaret (Emcee). Numerous TV/voiceovers.