Godspell Creative

Tammy Kaskel
Tammy is thrilled to Direct Gospell in Concert and would like to thank you all for supporting community theatre! Tammy has been seen both on stage and behind the scenes in many local community theatre shows. Some of her favorite roles have been Cat in The Hat, Dragon in Shrek, Soul Girl in Jesus Christ Superstar, and The Narrator in Into the Woods. When not at theatre Tammy enjoys singing at church, reading, hanging out with her many pets, and spending time with her wonderfully talented family! Tammy would like to thank ASoB for welcoming her into their family and to Melissa for her support. Big thanks to Gracie and Sophia, Lee, Miss Edie, Aggie-her BFF, and her Mom Brigade; this show wouldn’t have happened without you all. Her message to the cast, “I love you!! Let’s have a great time and put on an awesome show!!!!”
Asst. Director
Lee Knox
Lee Knox is the Parable Director and Narrator for Godspell in Concert.
Music Director
LeVar Betts
Asst. Music Director & Conductor
Darwin Ray
Darwin’s role as Assistant Music Director for Godspell marks his first production with ASoB this year. In 2021, Darwin worked in several ASoB productions, including a dream role as Music Director and clarinetist for Ain’t Misbehavin’, as well as being Co-Music Director for Schoolhouse Rock Live! When not playing clarinet and baritone sax and serving as Staff Arranger for the Howard Burns Jazz Ensemble in Frederick, MD, Darwin works as an Emergency Planner and CPR Instructor Trainer for the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. As always, Darwin remains truly grateful to ASoB for welcoming him into the family, back in 2018.
Grace Kaskel
Grace has been dancing for 14 years and is a dance assistant at Rising Starz Dance Company where she is also a company member and featured soloist. She is also a dance captain for Great Expectations Show Choir at Patapsco High School. Grace has helped to choreograph multiple shows and has worked consistently as the dance teacher and choreographer for Curtains Up! theatre class for several years.
Madison Cosden
Madison is thrilled to be part of the Godspell crew! They have been in both the cast and crew of many shows at ASoB including The Wedding Singer, Emma! A Pop Musical, and Schoolhouse Rock Live! Have a great show everyone!
Sophia Kaskel
Sophia Kaskel is a freshman in Patapsco High School’s design and production magnet. Sophia recently was a part of the tech team at ASoB’s “Arsenic and Old Lace” and “Sister Act” at PTAP. Sophia has been involved in theatre for 10 years and has performed both on stage and behind the scenes at several local theatres. Some of her favorite shows have been “Seussical”, “Addams Family”, and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”. Sophia is an assistant dance teacher and dancer at Rising Starz Dance Company. She is also a member of the chess club, Survivors Club, an assistant at Curtains Up! and loves to skateboard. She wishes the whole cast a great show! She says that it’s been a blast working with her friends, mom and sister, on Godspell!
Vince Mainolfi
Vince Mainolfi is a newcomer to Artistic Synergy of Baltimore, but brings more than 30 years of experience in theater to Godspell. This is Vince’s fourth time playing guitar for Godspell, including once as the Music Director. He is a long-time member of the Mt. Carmel Players as Sound Engineer and Guitarist, and was the former Music Director of The Anthony Players. Vince has also performed in the orchestra pit for various other theater groups in the area. Vince is currently the director of the Contemporary Music Group at St. Anthony Catholic Church. He is grateful for being invited to join ASoB and looks forward to being a part of future musicals.
Set Build & Painting
Mike Mathis
Set Build & Painting
Theresa Mathis
Bass Player
Bill Collier
Bill is excited to join the Godspell band at ASoB. He has been in the orchestra pit for many years for other community theater groups, and this is his first at ASoB. Bill is also a long time member of the Contemporary Music Group at St. Anthony of Padua church in Baltimore. When not playing music, he is a computer systems administrator and purchasing agent for a wholesale distribution company. He would like to thank his wife Cheryl for her support and understanding that allows him to do what he loves.

Original Creative Team

Producers: Edgar Lansbury, Stuart Duncan, Joseph Beruh and The Shubert Organization Associate Producer: Charles Haid

Originally produced at Café LaMama; Opened May 17, 1971 at the Cherry Lane Theatre


Music & Lyrics by: Stephen Schwartz

Musical Director: Steve Reinhardt

Lyrics to "By My Side" by: Jay Hamburger/ Music to "By My Side": by Peggy Gordon

Director: John-Michael Tebelak

Production Supervisor: Nina Faso

Lighting Design: Spencer Mosse

Costume Design: Susan Tsu

Sound Design: Robert Minor

Stage Manager: Michael J. Frank

Assistant Stage Manager: Kitty Rea

Keyboards: Paul Shaffer; Guitar: Mark Zeray; Bass: Chris Warwin; Percussion: Michael Redding; Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell 

Conductor: Paul Shaffer