March 31 – April 10

Ramblin’ Rose celebrates the greatest female icons and songwriters of American country music — from the backwoods of Virginia to the rhinestone stages of the Opry, you’ll hear the classics of Dolly Parton, the Carter Family, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and more! Get ready to clap your hands, stomp your feet, and sing along to the greatest country songs of all time!

Cast

Allison is thrilled to be at Sierra Rep! Allison co-created “Ramblin’ Rose” with Kendra Jo Brook and is particularly proud of their all-female creative team. Making a name for herself with gymnastic upright-bass skills and her multi-instrumental talents, Allison has toured the country for nearly a decade. Favorite theatre credits include: The Other Josh Cohen (dir. Hunter Foster), The Hello girlsAmerican IdiotLittle Orphan Danny, and multiple productions of Ring of Fire. TV: “The Helpsters” for Apple TV+. and tours nationally with Not Fade Away: Rock n’ Roll: Reignited! and Darlin Companion: Johnny Cash and June Carter. Her original music can be found with her band, Southpaw Green, on all music streaming services.

Jo is a Montana native and NYC-based actor-musician, director and co-creator of Ramblin’ Rose. She is the founder of the all-female bluegrass collective The Snowy Mountain Sisters. Jo’s theatre credits include: Off-Broadway & NYC — October Sky (Universal Stages’ Broadway Lab), The Goree All-Girl String Band (NYMF). Regional Theatre — Wild Fire (Denver Center), Almost Heaven (Merry-Go-Round Theatre), Big River (Alpine Theatre Project), Bright Star (Barter Theatre), and Once (Cape Playhouse). Jo is so grateful to bring Ramblin’ Rose to SRT!

Maggie Hollinbeck is thrilled to be at Sierra Rep revisiting Joni Mitchell’s music with her favorite music partner, Graham Sobelman, and the incredible musicians backing them up. Maggie is an actress and musician based in New York City where she’s becoming a fixture in the Actor/Musician genre, playing roles in musicals such as ONCE (1st national tour, PCLO and GEVA); RED ROSES, GREEN GOLD (Off-Broadway); WOODY SEZ (Ivoryton Playhouse); EBENEEZER SCROOGE’S BIG PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS SHOW (Bucks County Playhouse); and others. Her favorite place to make music, though, is in collaboration with Graham. Together they’ve recorded five albums: Another Shade of Blue and Jane Kenyon Sessions Vol. One-Four. Graham and Maggie recently spent a week at Jane Kenyon’s farm in New Hampshire developing a musical based on Graham’s compositions set to the poetry and prose of Jane and her husband, Donald Hall.

Morgan Morse is an actor, musician, and writer originally from Ansonia, Connecticut. Selected credits include: Southern Comfort at the Public Theater in NYC, The Porch on Windy Hill, Once, Godspell, South Pacific and Stand By Your Man at the Ivoryton Playhouse, Once at the Cape Playhouse, Hootenanny the Musicale at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, and Ring of Fire everywhere from Houston, TX to Vienna, Austria. During the eventful year that was 2020, he started a TikTok account where he makes music and comedy videos, and now has over 170,000 followers on TikTok and over 30,000 on Instagram.

Josh Certo

Josh Certo

Musician

Josh Certo has been a familiar face at music scenes in Reno, Sacramento, and San Jose. He’s drummed in jazz clubs, cruise ships, and major venues from the Mother Lode to LA. His main gig since 2013 is holding down the beat for Grover Anderson & the Lampoliers, with whom he’s headlined regional festivals, sold-out shows at Brice Station Vineyards and Inner Sanctum, and opened for America and Creedence Clearwater Revisited.

Artistic Team

Tatiana Covington-Parra is thrilled to be diving into another season at Sierra Rep after a whirlwind 2021 return. Beginning as a sound engineer at Modesto Junior College, she is grateful to have found a community and the opportunity to grow as an artist thanks to the guidance and support of the SRT company. Her favorite design work at SRT includes Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. She would like to thank her Mom, Grandma, family, friends, the MJC Theatre staff, and all her mentors for always allowing her to create, explore, and grow with love.

Jonnie Painter

Jonnie Painter

Lighting Designer

Jonnie is very excited to be joining SRT this year. Jonnie graduated from Texas State University in 2020 with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts. They have worked professionally as an electrician at the Ground Floor Theatre in Austin, Texas, and the Connecticut Repertory Theatre in Storrs, Connecticut. Jonnie looks forward to being a Master Electrician and Designer for SRT for many shows to come.