Thank You!

John and Von are so grateful for the wonderful and talented cast members and musicians and our Sponsors and donors and all those who helped with the 2022 Show!!! You’re the best!!!

The Cast

  • Rich Ivaun: The Mad Scientist
  • Madeleine Doyle: Miss Adelaide
  • Martin Watjen and Matt Walker: Pvt. Mark
  • Mary Beth Engle: Vincenzo, The Gondolier
  • Von Holmes: Grandma Nutcracker
  • Hope Sirilla: Clara Stahlbaum
  • Tamara Lehew: Artopoios, The Baker
  • John Holmes: Patrolman H. Holiday
  • Rob DeSantis: St. Nicholas
  • Doug Davidson: Emcee
  • Susanne Manocchia:Music Director/ Vocal Coach/ Arranger
  • Roberta Fedoush: Accompanist

Getting the whole cast and musicians together for a cast photo at one time proved to be a bit difficult. We did have a different Pvt. Mark on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022.

Wooden Heart Follies 2022 Cast

Wooden Heart Follies 2022 Cast


Oak: $2500

Cedar: $500

Willow: $250


Al Macre CPA, Lorrie Raymond Realtor, Christopher Irvin Insurance, Brian Lee Painting, Hauser’s Furniture, Mary Mascolino-Engle, Angela Tarquinio, William Higgins, Charles Mascolino, Tracy Morris, Janet Niederhuber, Transmart USA LLC, Christine Wittkopp, Richard Chart, Shanly Lynskey, Texas Roadhouse, Mary Jones, John Haynes Walker, Mary Beth Meme, Caitlin Roberts and Philip Rogers

Thank You!

Rehearsal space graciously provided by Greg and Debbie Froelich of Froelich’s Classic Corner.

The video recorded and produced by Blue Mantle Media.

We appreciate help with our fundraising by Sondra Lott.

Mark and Gretchen Nelson and Family

Therese Fedoryka

Madeline Stutzman

Sarita Asawa

Scott Dressel

Judy Bratten

Mayor Jerry Barilla

Shannon Marie Federoff

Ritajean Beagle

John Secosky Sr.

James Harold and Teresa Harold

Janice Kiaski at the Herald-Star


Norris at the Masonic Hall

Our ushers and box office staff and you the audiences!


Wooden Heart Follies (recorded Dec. 2022 by Blue Mantle Media)



The Nutcracker Village Project – Steubenville, OH – the inspiration for Wooden Heart Follies!


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