Directed by Jamison Jones

Actor/Director/Instructor Jamison Jones has taught and directed around the country and performed in numerous theater, film and television projects around the world. Jamison holds an MFA from The American Conservatory Theater. He is thrilled to be directing at Theater 68 and is a proud member of the Actors Equity Association.

Virginia Novello
Virginia Novello was born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico. Since a young age, she has felt an amazing passion for acting and film. She starred in numerous plays. Her role as Frida Kahlo in the acclaimed play The Life of Frida Kahlo, earned her the nomination as Best Actress for the National ITESM Acting awards. After graduating from high school, Virginia came to Los Angeles, California. Since then she has made several independent films such as Clear Lake, Sunday at the Sinners, and Hope among others. She played the role of the man-eater Sharon in the show Colinas. The show was shooting in the beautiful city of Guadalajara. She wants to thank her family and friends for always supporting her passion. She has been part of many plays here at Theatre 68 over the last couple of years, and she is very grateful that she gets a chance to be on stage again

Shannon McManus
This is Shannon’s second production with the 68 Cent Crew Theatre Company and she would like to thank the entire Theatre 68 family for their talent, support and inspiration.  A native of North Carolina, Shannon started her career as a flight attendant but roles in Salome, Blythe Spirit and MacBeth lured her from the friendly skies.  She studied at the Studio Theatre Conservatory in Washington DC and currently works in commercials, film, theatre and new media. Find out more fun stuff at Now, please stow all your carry on items, bring your seat to its full upright position and enjoy the show.

Nataly Pena
Nataly knew from a very young age that she wanted to be an actress. Most of her experience has been in film and television and she is thrilled to be performing onstage with the 68 Cent Crew Theatre Company! Happy Birthday Tennessee!

Shelly Hacco
Shelly is so happy to be back on stage with the 68 Cent Crew Theatre Company, her home turf. In the past year, she has performed in Kiss Me Kate at the Warner Grand Theatre, The Rocky Horror Show at the Underground Theatre, and the sketch show Broad Comedy at the Acme Comedy Theatre and the Assembly Drawing Room at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. You may also remember Shelly from 68 Cent Crew Theatre Company favorites, An Italian American Reconciliation and The Red Coat.

Chris Johnen
After a brief stint in the U.S. Army, Chris completed his degree in Theater at U.C. Berkeley. While pursuing acting in Los Angeles, Chris chose to reenter the military service in 2005, serving as a NATO peace keeper in the former Yugoslavia. As a returning U.S. Army combat veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, Chris has been able to see firsthand how expansive the Global War on Terror is, and has been able to accurately and honestly reflect that in his acting. Chris loves acting as a career, as it allows him to creatively raise awareness of the repercussions of everyday life on the human condition. Chris is represented by Commercials Unlimited and All American Rascals Talent Agencies.