Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike

Directed by Dan Burkey

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. They discuss their lives and loves, argue, and Masha threatens to sell the house.

Show Times:

February 18, 2022 -7:30pm -Cast B
February 19, 2022 -7:30pm -Cast A

February 20, 2022 -2pm (Matinee) -Cast B

February 24, 2022 -7:30pm -Cast B

February 25, 2022 -7:30pm -Cast A

February 26, 2022 2pm (Matinee) -Cast A

February 26, 2022 -7:30pm -Cast B

Cast A:

Daniel Hennell as Vanya

Gail Bray as Sonia

Judith Maupin as Masha

Spike: TBD

Elizabeth Kaufmann as Nina

Barbara Alvarez as Cassandra

Cast B:

Aaron Covey as Vanya

Kerri Rank as Sonia

Nanette Bulebosh as Masha

Spike: TBD

Kim Xiong as Nina

Barbara Alvarez as Cassandra

Meet the Director


Dan Burkey is the founder of Mad Yarn Theatre Company, which has presented the annual MadCap 24-hour Play Festival as well as full-length productions since 2014. Local directing credits include Madagascar: The Musical, Jr. (Theatre for Young Audiences); White Guy on the Bus (UW-Green Bay Sheboygan Campus University Theatre) The Eight: Reindeer Monologues, Classic Eight, Chatting with the Tea Party (staged reading), Bea Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and Dead Man's Cell Phone (Mad Yarn); Dog Sees God and The Curious Case of the Watson Intelligence (Studio Players), and several staged readings with Belongership Theatre Company. He also collaborated with Warped Dance Company in the creation of Clara Takes Flight: an Aerial Nutcracker, during which he invented the art of aerial unicycling. He holds a BA in Dramatic Arts from Centre College, and a teaching certificate in Theatre Education from UW-Milwaukee. By day, he teaches drama at the Étude Group schools in Sheboygan.