Cast and Crew
DAVID GOODWIN - After making his San Francisco debut in the
long-running AWAT hit,
Shopping! The Musical, David is
honored to be included in the cast and crew of the current
AWAT production and hopefully long-running hit,
Foodies! The
His credits include performing, directing and producing
throughout the Iowa, MIssouri and Illiinois areas. Some of his
most memorable roles were in
The Music Man (Harold Hill),
Pippin (Leading Player), You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
(Snoopy), and
The Odd Couple (Felix). David studied at the
studio program at The American Conservatory Theater.
RANA KANGAS-KENT - This is Rana's 2nd Morris Bobrow
production, she having performed in
Shopping! The Musical for 18
months! She has been a professional stage performer throughout
the Bay Area for the last 14 years, working with such companies as
SF Playhouse, Shelton Theater, Mountain Play and Chaucer
Theatre Company. Most recently, Rana has held lead roles in
many stage productions, including
Noises Off, A Chorus Line, The
Music Man, Hair, Cabaret
and Oklahoma! She attended the
musical theatre conservatory at Notre Dame de Namur University
in Belmont and studied voice at the San Francisco Conservatory of
Music. Rana keeps very busy throughout Marin teaching private
and group vocal lessons, as well as teaching master classes in
musical theatre.
KIM LARSEN - Kim is excited to be working on another Morrie Bobrow
show, having already appeared in his productions of
Shopping! The
Musical, Are We Almost There?, With Relish
and Gridlock! Since
moving the The Bay Area in the early '90s, he has been on many
stages, including Theatre Rhinoceros, 42nd Street Moon, The San
Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Thrillpeddlers, Exit Theatre and
Center Repertory. FAVORITEroles include Malvolio
Twelfth Night and
Morimer in
Arsenic and Old Lace. He is the publisher of the GayPocket
San Francisco guide and is currently serving on the Board of Theatre
MORRIS BOBROW (Writer, Director) - Morrie is the writer-director of
two recent musicals which ran simultaneously for 2 years in San
Francisco -
Shopping! The Musical, which ran a total of 6 1/2 years, and
Party of 2 - The Mating Musical, which ran 2 years.  Some other shows
he has written are
Are We Almost There?, Party of One, and Gridlock!
He also co-wrote the long-run shows
New Wrinkles, Quirks and And,
What, Give Up Show Biz?
His shows have had productions throughout
the United States and in Canada.  He has also written and produced
custom entertainment for corporations such as Apple, IBM, Levi Strauss,
PG&E, Harrah's, Del Monte, San Francisco Travel and
PriceWaterhouseCoopers.  He has received 4 San Francisco Bay Area
Theater Critics Circle Awards, 2 DramaLogue Critic's Awards and New
York's Backstage Bistro Award for Outstanding Cabaret Revue.  Morrie
is a member of The American Society of Composers, Authors and
JIM McCUNN - Stage Manager
COLIN JOHNSON - Stage Manager
ALEX BOYD - Box Office Manager
DEBORAH RUSSO – Deborah is thrilled to be back performing with the "gang"
Shopping! The Musical. She joined Shopping! about a year and a half into
its seven year run as a swing and was moved to permanent performer after one
year with the cast. She is a native San Franciscan who currently resides in the
North Bay. She was one of the four original cast members in the critically
acclaimed musical revue,
New Wrinkles. She has performed and participated in
numerous local films, shows and fundraisers and performed her one-woman show
at The Plush Room in San Francisco (available on Deborah has
choreographed and co-directed numerous shows and taught Musical Theater
and Drama Fun in the North Bay. Deborah thanks her more-than-supportive
husband and Billie Cox and Gloria Wood for their continuing mentoring! You can
visit Deborah at
DON HARDWICK - Besides performing, Don  has served as producer, director,
music director, stage manager, propmaster and stage hand for theaters
throughout the Bay Area, including Lamplighters Music, Berkeley Playhouse,
Douglas Morrison Theatre, Actors Ensemble of Berkeley, and Hillbarn Theatre.  
Recent roles include Grandfather in
Ragtime, Captain Hannibal Jackson in
Happy End, and Brundles/FDR in Annie. He also has created roles
in premier productions of
The Raven, A Hot Day in Ephesus, and Foresight.
Don serves on Theatre Bay Area's Individual Services Committee.
BEN KEIM (Accompanist) - Ben is a pianist/accompanist in San
Francisco.  He was the accompanist for two other Bobrow productions -
Are We Almost There? and New Wrinkles, and he also accompanied
Subject To Fits, produced by Kaligula Arts.  A Midwestern transplant
from Cincinnati, Ben received a bachelor's degree in piano
performance from San Francisco State University in 2003 and has been
accompanying church services, theater shows, ballet classes, vocal
ensembles and singers for over 15 years.
Cast and Crew
GINA PANDIANI - Gina is very happy to be making her San
Francisco debut in Morris Bobrow's
Foodies! The Musical.
She has appeared as Widow Corney in
Oliver!, Marian in
The Music Man, Maria in West Side Story, Maria in The
Sound of Music,
and Nellie in Summer and Smoke, and she
has performed in several other productions. She is Artistic
Director of the Fringe of Marin One-Act Play Festival.  She
writes, directs and teaches musical theater and acting.
KRISTINA HUDELSON - Kristina is thrilled to be
performing in another Morrie Bobrow show. She
previously appeared in
Are We Almost There? and a
traveling production of
With Relish. Most recently,
Kristina appeared as the Hair Hag in one of her "bucket
list" shows,
Les Miserables, and as Mrs. Pearce in My
Fair Lady
with Broadway By The Bay.  Her previous
roles include ensemble/u/s Rosie in
Bye, Bye, Birdie,
Grace in
Annie, Sister Mary Amnesia in Nunsense, and
Kim in
Personals. Much love to Noah, Danny &
Rebecca, her family and friends, and especially her
loving and supportive husband, Joe.
JOE HUDELSON - Joe's most recent roles include
Skidmore/ensemble in
Oklahoma!, Zoltan Karpathy in
My Fair Lady, and Thenardier in Les Miserables with
Broadway By The Bay. He will appear as D'arque in
Broadway By The Bay's
Beauty and The Beast this
Fall. Joe has also performed in
West Side Story as
Tony and in
Jesus Christ Superstar as Judas. When
he is not performing, Joe enjoys golfing, drumming and
spending time with his family.