LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE artists
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*Member of Actors' Equity Association
Meghan Randolph (Director/Producer) is Music Theatre of Madison's Founder and Executive Director. She has produced all 30 shows and countless events in the company's history, directed more than half of them, and appeared in several. Favorite MTM directing endeavors include A New Brain (Madison premiere), Nine, Bonnie & Clyde (Madison premiere), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Wisconsin premiere), Parade (Madison premiere), Songs For A New World, The Glorious Ones (Wisconsin premiere), john & jen (Madison premiere), Yours Anne (Wisconsin premiere), Thrill Me (Wisconsin premiere), and others. Outside of MTM, she is also the founder of the Voices Theatre, where she produced The Exonerated as a benefit for the Wisconsin Innocence Project last spring. She has also served as a director and assistant director for numerous companies including TAPIT/New Works, MadCap, The Colleen Burns Benefit Theatre, Waukesha Civic Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber Theater, Forward Theater Company, Children's Theater of Madison, and Young People's Theatre, Also an experienced performer, Meghan spent a year on the national tour of Cats and appeared in concert with Ricky Ian Gordon. Recent performance credits include Skylight Music Theatre's Zombies From the Beyond (Charlene), Four Seasons Theatre's Man of La Mancha (Aldonza) and Assassins (Sara Jane Moore), Madison Opera's The Threepenny Opera (Molly), Theatre LILA/Four Seasons' Big Fish (Witch), Middleton Players' Jesus Christ Superstar (Pilate), and CTM's Fiddler on the Roof (Fruma Sarah). With MTM she has appeared in Lizzie (Lizzie Borden), 35MM ("Ballad of Sara Berry") soloist, Nevermore (Mother), Elegies...Queens, john & jen (Jen), and Violet (Violet). She will play Hera in the upcoming MTM-produced workshop and full performance of Hephaestus. Meghan earned a BFA in musical theatre from the University of Michigan and a MS in Arts Administration from Drexel University. Her research there on the marketing of lesser-known theatre pieces has been published internationally through HowlRound and the Culture Lab Research Library, which she was part of building in association with Wolf Brown. Last fall she spoke on the topic at the National Arts Marketing Project Conference.
Mark Wurzelbacher (Music Director) Mark is a Madison-based music director, accompanist, teacher, arranger, and composer. Little Miss Sunshine will mark his fifth time working with MTM as music director, having previously music directed The Puppet, Arlington, A New Brain, and Nightmare Alley. He has worked with numerous Madison-area organizations as a pianist and music director, including Fresco Opera and Children's Theater of Madison. This fall he will music direct Fun Home for Forward Theater Company. Before moving to Madison, Mark was the Resident Music Director for Windy City Music Theatre, a Chicago performing and educational company producing shows for youth and all-ages casts. Mark holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Organ Performance and Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s Degree in Music Theory from UW-Madison. In addition to musical theatre projects, Mark maintains a large piano teaching studio and plays organ and accompanies the choir at a church in town. He is the composer and lyricist for The Puppet, a satirical operetta loosely in the style of Gilbert and Sullivan and based on a hypothetical future presidential election, which had a reading at Music Theatre of Madison in the fall of 2017.
Marsha Heuer (Pageant choreography) is well-versed in working with dancers and performers of all ages. She graduated from UW-Madison with a degree as an Acting Specialist and UW-Platteville with a Theater Birth-21 degree. She currently teaches Dramatic Arts and Technical Theater Sun Prairie High School. Marsha has grown the SPHS drama program over the past five years with the shows she has directed and choreographed, winning numerous Overture Center Tommy Awards, including Outstanding Musical (Urinetown), Outstanding Director (Anything Goes, Crazy For You, Urinetown), Outstanding Choreography (Urinetown) and Outstanding Set Design (Crazy For You). Her latest production of Seussical the Musical has also been nominated for 20 Overture Center Awards. She also works with various theater organizations in the Madison area where she acts, directs or choreographs, most recently including Verona Area Community Theater, Stage Q, and Music Theatre of Madison’s 2016 production of La Cage Aux Folles.
The Little Miss Sunshine production team includes Producer Meghan Randolph, Stage Manager Kristen Murcott, Costume Designer Sharon White, Lighting Designer Tom Littrell, Sound Designer Scott Glogovsky, Projection Designer Eric Holmer, Hair and Makeup Designer Julia McConahay, Assistant Stage Managers Alexis O'Connell and John Siewert, and interns Grace Reynolds (Directing), Kelsey Snyder (Producing), Tessa Schoenecker (Stage Management), Asiah Doyle (Sound Design) Ava DeCroix (Music Direction), and McKenna Howard (Lighting Design).