ELISE PILIPONIS (Emily) is thrilled to be making her SpeakEasy Stage debut alongside such an inspiring cast and creative team! Originally from Nashville, Elise is a recent graduate of Northeastern University, where she earned a BA in Theatre and Communication Studies and appeared in The Bacchae (Agaue), The Wolves (#2), and The Skin of Our Teeth (Gladys). Elise recently completed an Artist Residency with the Chelsea Theatre Works, where she collaborated with director Devon Whitney to create and perform the debut of her one-woman show: Strawberry Princess. She is grateful to her family and friends for all their love and support! (she/her)
WINNER! 2020 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play! One week after the Charlottesville riots in 2017, four young conservatives gather in a Wyoming backyard to gossip and reminisce. They’ve assembled to honor Gina, their mentor and the newly inaugurated president …
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