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Really Really

Really, Reallyl from the WCU School of Stage & Screen


About the Performance


Witten by: Paul Downs Colaizzo

Directed by: Colin Wasmund

At an elite university, when the party of the year results in the regret of a lifetime, one person will stop at nothing to salvage a future that is suddenly slipping away. A hard-hitting drama that embraces the harsh reality of today’s youth.

This performance contains a scene which includes a graphic depiction of rape and sexual assault that some audience members may find disturbing and is not suitable for younger audiences.  The School of Stage and Screen presents this play as a fictional telling of a very real and frequent occurrence and does not condone sexual violence in any way, shape, or form.  

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Really Really Cast

Stage and Screen Student Annie Sorey


Annie Sorey is a Junior Musical Theatre Major at WCU.

She has most recently been involved in Company (Jenny) and King Lear (Regan). She would like to thank Morgan, Annelise, and Victoria for the constant support, her mother for always keeping her grounded, and Colin Wasmund for the opportunity to perform as Leigh in Really Really.

Stage and Screen Student Autumn Cravens


Autumn Cravens is the understudy for both Leigh and Haley in Really, Really.

She has recently been seen in "Company" as April, here at WCU, and was also apart of CPCC'S 2017 Summer Stock season. She would like to thank her family and friends for being so supportive, and a HUGE thanks to everyone working on Really, Really.

Stage and Screen Student William Slagle


William Slagle is a freshman B.A. general and has been involved in theater his entire life.

For as long as he can remember he has wanted to be an actor and a playwright. He has been involved in many places including; the state theater to festivals in my hometown.

Thanks to his parents who have supported his involvement all his life. I couldn't have done it without them.

Stage and Screen Student Kyle Southern


Kyle Southern (Cooper) is a Senior BFA Acting Major.

Previous WCU credits include Harry in Company, Berger in Hair, Edgar in King Lear, Richard in Resident Alien, and L.A. in Gypsy. Other credits include Don Lockwood in Singin' in the Rain at Snow Camp TheatreNeleus in Mary Poppins and Josh in 9 to 5 at Jenny Wiley Theatre, and lead Singer/Dancer/Stunt Captain at Idlewild Theme Park in Pittsburgh, PA.

Kyle would like to thank his family, friends, and the Stage & Screen Class of 2018 for their never-ending support, encouragement, and love. 

Stage and Screen Student Autumn Bryson


Autumn Bryson is a Senior BFA Acting Major at Western Carolina University.

She is known for her role as Cordelia in King Lear alongside 5 other main stage productions such as Blithe Spirit and In The Soundless Awe. She is also known for her professional work at Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama in Cherokee, NC as Ann Worcester.

She would like to thank everyone that has been a part of her life so far in any capacity because you have made her who she is today. She would lastly like to thank her Director Colin Wasmund for being an outstanding mentor, castmate, and leader.

Stage and Screen Student Charlie Cannon


Charlie would like to thank his friends and family for the support in his final show here at WCU. He couldn't ask for a better cast or crew to go out with.

Stage and Screen Student Kelsey Williard


Kelsey Willard is a sophomore BFA Acting major at Western Carolina University and is so excited to be a part of this production.

She would like to thank Colin and the cast and crew for making this such a wonderful experience.

Some of her most recent roles include Bildad in JB, Rabbi/Ethel Rosenberg in Angels in America, and Penny Lou Pingleton in Hairspray. 

Stage and Screen Student Andrew Krug


Andrew Krug is a freshman BFA acting student in WCU's Stage and Screen program, and Really Really is his first show here.

Andrew would like to thank his family and friends for all of their support and encouragement. He would also like to thank Beyoncé for waking him up and giving him a great start to his day every morning.

He is very excited for this show, and future shows at WCU.

Stage and Screen Student Caleb Gerber


Caleb Gerber is a sophomore BFA acting major and is thrilled to be an understudy for Really Really.

His previous work at WCU includes David in J.B. He would like to thank his fellow cast and the faculty for supporting him in becoming a better storyteller.

Stage and Screen Student Briar Boggs


Briar Boggs (Jimmy) is thrilled to be a part of the amazing cast and crew of Really Really for his last collegiate production at Western.

You may have recently seen him as Joe Pitt in Angels in America, as part of the Tribe in HAIR, directed by Terrence Mann, as Albany in King Lear, as Sailor 2/Sawyer in In The Soundless Awe, or maybe as Evan at WCU's Controlled Chaos Film Festival in Around & Around.

Briar would really like to thank his girlfriend, Annelise Henry, for being his rock this past year. "From always helping me run my lines to you giving me constant reassurance every day, you make everything a lot less stressful and I can't explain how much I appreciate it." He would also like to take this moment to give a shoutout to all his friends and family who have come to support him throughout every show he's been a part of for the past four years. "If it wasn't for your encouragement, I really don't know where I would be today. So thank you from the bottom of my heart! You mean the world to me!"

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