OUR STAFF

Kevin Barrett - Executive Director

Kevin Barrett – Executive Director

Kevin is a 30-year veteran arts administration executive who has managed multiple performing arts centers in Massachusetts and Florida during a highly successful career to date. Some of the venues he’s managed include Springfield Symphony Hall, Springfield Civic Center, Coral Springs Center for the Arts, our very own, Delray Beach Playhouse, and the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center. 

Randolph DelLago – Artistic Director

Randolph DelLago – Artistic Director

Randolph has been the Artistic Director at the Delray Beach Playhouse since 1982. After graduating at the University of North Carolina, he attended The Center for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto before returning to his home state of North Carolina. Besides his great love of theatre, music, and books; he is also a passionate cook, and especially loves French cuisine. He says, “In my lifetime, I want to read as many of the good books, hear as much of the good music, see as many of the good films, know as many of the best people and direct as many of the good plays as I possibly can.”

Andre Lancaster - Technical Director

Andre Lancaster – Technical Director

Andre is our Technical Director here at the Delray Beach Playhouse. He began working at the playhouse in 1998 as a freelancer and joined the team full time in 2017. Andre enjoys spending time with his five children and flying his model airplanes. His favorite shows at the Playhouse were Little Shop of Horrors & I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!

Ben Witte - Box Office Director

Ben Witte – Box Office Director

Ben has been working at the Delray Beach Playhouse for three years as the Box Office Director and he also specializes in all of our video editing. His hobbies include playing piano, renovating his home, and spending time with his family. A fun fact about Ben is that he is an avid foodie! He can even eat two whole subs in one sitting! His favorite show at the Playhouse was California Suite.

Bridget Callinan - Programming and Event Coordinator

Bridget Callinan – Marketing Director

Bridget joined our staff in February 2021. Bridget is passionate about the theater industry, where she specializes in helping bring entertainment to our audience members. In her free time she enjoys shopping, reading novels, and spending time in the sun. A fun fact about Bridget is that she has been twirling baton since she was just four years old! Bridget loves our comedy acts and musicals.

Lisa Bender - Usher & Volunteer Coordinator

Lisa Bender – Usher & Volunteer Coordinator

Lisa has been working for the Delray Beach Playhouse for three and a half years as our Box Office Representative and Usher\Volunteer Coordinator. Previously, she worked at a live theatre for comedy, concerts, and film for 15 years. In her free time, she enjoys shopping (ONLY before the mask era). Lisa has also been an esthetician and makeup artist for 28 years! Her favorite show at the Playhouse was 1940’s Radio Hour.

Jessie Dez

Jessie Dez – Broadway Camp Director

Jessie is an actress, singer, model & graduate from Palm Beach Atlantic University where she obtained her Bachelors with concentrations in Musical Theatre and Broadcast Journalism. Jessie has performed all over South Florida with well-known companies. She is prepared to teach her students the fundamental skills needed to feel prepared and confident in a theater environment. As a former Miss Palm Beach County 2019 for the Miss America Foundation, Jessie has experience mentoring younger kids through the Sunshine Princess Program.

Shoshana Davidowitz

Shoshana Davidowitz – Box Office Representative & Broadway Camp Assistant

Shoshana has been an arts administrator for 25 years with experience in education, marketing, production and ticketing. When not at the theater, you can find her hanging out with her family, reading a good book or singing with women Of Note, a local a cappella group. Shoshana has two amazing kids, a super supportive husband and is loving life in South Florida – especially on beach days!

Tyler Smith - Box Office Representative

Tyler Smith – Box Office Representative

Tyler Smith is a recent FAU graduate who loves spending his free time writing and producing music. He grew up in the South Florida area, and is a huge fan of the beach and anything nature related. His favorite place that he’s traveled so far is Colorado, and he’s the proud owner of 2 cats.

Eszter Gyarfas - Box Office Representative

Eszter Gyarfas – Box Office Representative

Eszter bounces from the Delray Beach Playhouse and the Mizner Centre as a Box Office Representative. In her free time, she enjoys listening to jazz, skiing, and reading. A fun fact about Eszter is that she has been to more than 17 countries! You will also notice her adorable Golden Retriever, Eevee, at the office some Friday’s! Eevee loves her squeaky toys and cuddles. Eszter’s favorite show was Secret Comedy of Women.

Lori Winchell - Sanitation Coordinator

Lori Winchell – Sanitation Coordinator

Lori has been working with the Delray Beach Playhouse for about four years as the Sanitation Coordinator. Her job is especially important during this time since she is responsible for sanitizing the theatre before, during, and in between shows for the safety of our guests and staff against Covid-19. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, sewing, and knitting. A fun fact about Lori is that she owns 12 pet Siamese mice! Her favorite show at the Playhouse was Little Shop of Horrors.