Executive Director – Kevin Barrett
Kevin is our Executive Director and the boss of our team. He was selected out of 36 candidates to lead our team for the past four years. Kevin enjoys going to the shooting range and collecting vintage lunch boxes from the 1950’s – 1970’s. His favorite show at the Playhouse was Vanya, Sonya, Masha and Spike.
Artistic Director – Randolph DelLago
Randy has been the Artistic Director at the Playhouse since 1982. His chance success in a high-school play led him to a full scholarship in drama at the University of North Carolina. After graduation, he attended The Center for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto before returning to his home state of N.C. He became active in the city’s cultural arts program and was offered a spot as guest director at the Delray Beach Playhouse for the play, Arsenic and Old Lace. After receiving good reviews, he was offered the full time position and has been our Artistic Director ever since. 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.”
Technical Director – Andre Lancaster
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!
Box Office Director – Ben Witte
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.
Marketing Director – Dominika Ortonowski
Dominika has been working at the Delray Beach Playhouse since November 2020 as our Marketing Director. Her favorite things to do in her free time are practice yoga, cook, and relax at the beach with her loved ones. A fun fact about Dominika is that she is first generation American and has dual citizenship to Poland. She is excited to see Take Me Back To Manhattan at the end of January 2021.
Box Office Representative & Usher Coordinator – Lisa Bender
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.
Box Office Assistant Manager – Nina Pfaff
Nina began working at the Delray Beach Playhouse as our Box Office Assistant Manager in December 2020. Nina is also a makeup artist and in her free time she enjoys spending time adventuring to new outdoor spots, and listening to music. Nina is most excited to see Stage Struck coming to the Playhouse March 2021.
Box Office & Marketing Assistant – Marina Wolfson
Marina began her journey with the Delray Beach Playhouse in 2011 as a Stage Manager volunteer, but became an official part of the staff in December 2020. Marina is responsible for running the Children’s Theatre. In her free time, she enjoys keeping up with popular beauty trends, true crime podcasts, and adventuring to new coffee shops and museums. A fun fact about Marina is that she can speak and read in Korean! Her favorite show at the Delray Beach Playhouse was Alice In Wonderland.
Box Office Representative – Eszter Gyarfas
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.
Sanitation Coordinator – Lori Winchell
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.