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View Irish Classical Theatre Company’s production of Great Expectations, November 18, 2022 – December 11, 2022.

Run time 2 hours 15 minutes, including one 10 minute intermission 

Content Warnings Gun Shots, Use of Weaponry, Use of Strobe Lights


Pip R.J. Voltz
Joe Gargery/Jaggers Adam Yellen
Mrs. Joe/Biddy/Wemmick
Charmagne Chi
Miss Havisham Josephine Hogan*
Estella Lissette DeJesús
Mr. Pumblechook/Sarah Pocket Thomas Evans 
Mr. Wopsle/Herbert Pocket 
Matt Refermat
Magwitch/A Sergeant Chris Hatch*
Compeyson/Bentley Drummle/Boy/Doctor 
Christian Hines

*Member, Actors’ Equity Association

ICTC Creative Team

Chris Kelly

Production Stage Manager
Amanda Borowski

Assistant Stage Manager
Spencer Dick

Scenic Designer
Collin Ranney

Lighting Designer
Matthew DiVita

Sound Designer
Tom Makar

Costume Designer
Vivian Del Bello

Hair/Make-up Designer
Susan Drozd

Vivian Hannah Porter

Dialect Coach
Megan Callahan

Assistant to the Director
Matthew B. Cullen

Act II Dance Sequence Choreography
Thomas Evans

Great Expectations

By Charles Dickens, adapted by Neil Bartlett

Directed by ICTC Associate Director Chris Kelly

Charles Dickens’ classic coming-of-age tale, adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett, follows the story of orphan Pip as he navigates a strange and difficult childhood to become a distinguished gentleman in London with the help of an anonymous benefactor. ICTC Associate Director Chris Kelly directs an energetic ensemble, led by R.J. Voltz and Lissette DeJesus, in this powerful journey exploring the human experience.


RJ Voltz

Adam Yellen

Charmagne Chi

Josephine Hogan

Lissette DeJesús

Thomas Evans

Matt Refermat

Chris Hatch

Christian Hines

Additional Programming:

Open Rehearsal: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 at 6:30pm

Speaker Series: Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022 at 1:30pm

Industry Night: Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 at 7:30pm

Young Professionals Night: Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 at 7:30pm

Community Matinee: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022 at 10am

ASL Interpreted/Open Captioned Performance: Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022 at 7:30pm

American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreted & Open Captioned Performances:

  • ASL interpreters are located in the South East corner of the theatre to give the best sightlines to follow the interpretation and action on stage.
  • An LED captioning screen, located in the North East corner of the theatre displays the dialogue and any other audio portion of the production in text form in sync with the performance.
  • For questions about reserving seating in view of the ASL interpreters and captioning signage, please contact ICTC’s Box Office at 716-853-4282 (voice), or email

Show Artwork by Michael Gelen, Inkwell Studios.

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