LUMBERJACKS IN LOVE

FEBRUARY 3 - MARCH 26

1912 at Haywire Minnesota, 200 miles from the nearest woman. Lumberjacks Slim, Muskrat, Dirty Bob, Moonlight and The Kid live their bachelor life. However, when Slim accidentally orders himself a mail-order bride named Rose, their simple shanty lives are turned upside down. Book and Lyrics by Fred Alley, Music by James Kaplan, ​Story by Fred Allen and James Kaplan.

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CAST

ANTWON MASON

ANTWON MASON

Antwon Mason Jr. hails from Stockton Ca, where he was born and raised. He was last seen as Professor Henry Peabody in 'Scary Poppins'. “I’m excited to be back on the Melodrama stage with my people!" When he isn’t on stage or recording music as a singer songwriter, he’s working with Kaiser Permanentes workforce engagement and in low income communities. You can follow him on instagram @howl2themoon and streaming Platforms as “AMZon”.

TOBY TROPPER

TOBY TROPPER

Toby hopes that you're ready for a lot of lumberjack fun and laughs! He has been a familiar face here at the Melodrama since 2015 and has performed in many shows over the years, most recently in last season’s “Holiday Extravaganza”, "Scary Poppins", "Sand In Our Shorts” and "Muskie Love". Hailing from Ventura CA he has worked at regional theatres across the country including Rubicon Theatre, SLO Rep, PCPA, Sierra Rep, Lyric Rep, Ensemble Theatre and Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival. Toby is a proud graduate of the Pacific Conservatory Theatre (Class of 2013). www.tobytropper.com

MIA MEKJIAN

MIA MEKJIAN

Mia is absolutely thrilled to be back on the Melodrama stage! Last seen in Treasure Island, Sylvia, Baskerville, Less Miserable and last year’s Holiday Extravaganza (unless you blinked!) She resides in sunny San Luis Obispo and is a PCPA graduate. Recent favorites: Aquata (Little Mermaid, Sierra Repertory Theatre), Actor 5/Mrs. Douglas (Sherlock Holmes and The Final Problem (World Premiere), Oregon Cabaret Theatre). She’d like to thank her favorites for always believing in her. A special loving thanks to her dad.
www.miamekjian.com

SYDNEY ENNIS

SYDNEY ENNIS

Sydney Ennis (the kid) is making her TGAM debut in Lumberjacks In Love. Sydney is a recent graduate of PCPA and has appeared on the Marian stage in The Little Mermaid (swing), As You Like It (Le Beau), and Into The Woods (stepmother). She finished out her PCPA education with the Solvang remount of Into The Woods. She would like to thank her friends and family for endlessly support her in her pursuit of acting.

GARRET HAVEN

GARRET HAVEN

Garrett is honored and humbled to be strumming his way into hearts at the melodrama this winter. A first timer on this stage, he’s incredibly grateful to be working with such a wonderfully talented and funny cast. A graduate of PCPA, he’s excited to continue to make his mark on the central coast . Special thanks to the crew and creative team of the show, his loving family, and of course, his beautiful partner Gracie.

NATHAN MIKLAS

NATHAN MIKLAS

Nathan Miklas is glad you have joined us for our first show of 2023! Nate is a lifelong local and proud to call Oceano his hometown. He first appeared on stage at the Melodrama in 2008 as a child performer in “The Nerd”. As a student at Cuesta College, Nathan performed in Kennedy Center nominated and award winning shows including “Man of La Mancha”, “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", and most recently “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time”. Nathan would like to thank all friends and family for the unyielding support of his artistic endeavors.

ZACH JOHNSON

ZACH JOHNSON

Zach Johnson is a local actor, director, choreographer and producer who has called SLO home since 2007. In those 15 years some of his favorite times have been spent here at TGAM and he is thrilled to be a part of the start of the 2023 season. If he is not here covering for one of the actors you can catch him with his lovely wife and their dog Charlie unpacking from their recent move or mapping out the next production for Opera San Luis Obispo. Cheers!