History & Mission Statement

HARP Theatricals (Hayden and Rikki Productions) is a New York City-based theatre company dedicated to producing new and original work that promotes change and is reflective of the social and political climate. 


 

HARP Theatricals was founded in 2018. Previous Productions include: "Pop Divas Go 1940s!" (Don't Tell Mama NYC); Evelyn: A New Musical (Dixon Place); The Lady Power Project: A Devised Song Cycle (Dixon Place); The Day The Sky Turned (The Tank); "Summer Stuck: A Virtual Cabaret" (livestream); Cooties (livestream); The TikTok Cabaret (livestream); Death and Taxes (livestream); The Yellow Wallpaper (livestream); GROUP (livestream). 

HARP Founders

The "H" in HARP

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Hayden Anderson (he/him) is an arts marketer and theatre producer striving to create and share work that educates and expands human understanding through storytelling. Experience includes: Hadestown, Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Tootsie, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child San Francisco, Something Rotten! (Tour Marketing & Press Manager, Allied Global Marketing); Evelyn, The Lady Power Project, and multiple projects with HARP Theatricals (Producer & Co-Founder); Chicago and Waitress on Broadway and worldwide (Assistant, NAMCO); Dear Evan Hansen (Backstage Concierge & Intern, Stacey Mindich Productions); Audience Services at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Hayden is a graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute and an alumnus of Marymount Manhattan College (Arts Management & Musical Theatre).

The "R" in HARP

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Rikki Ziegelman (she/her) is an NYC based performer, producer and journalist who strives to create work that encourages and inspires change. She graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 2018 with degrees in Musical Theatre & Digital Journalism and currently acts as the Media Manager and in-house Graphic Designer/Video Editor for an educational non-profit called BALLROOM BASIX USA. Alongside, she works backstage at Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway and also acted as the Production Assistant for the West End transfer. As a performer, past theatrical credits include American Idiot & Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (JustArt Theatricals), Evelyn: A New Musical (Dixon Place), and the world

premiere of The Sisters of Aerilon.

Check out her website for more updates!

General Manager

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Kayla Michelle Williams (she/they) is an artist, writer, and stage manager from Austin, Texas. She studied Theatre Production & Management, Digital Media & Video Production, and Playwrighting at Marymount Manhattan College. There she discovered her passion for storytelling, the creative process, and the community art creates. She previously worked with HARP Theatricals on The Lady Power Project, Death And Taxes, and The Yellow Wallpaper as the Production Stage Manager.