Our Staff

Peter Blair

Executive Producer

Peter started working with the Marriott Theatre in 2005 and currently serves as the Executive Producer. He has been a Production Assistant, Production Administrator, Producing Associate, Associate Producer and currently Executive Producer. In addition to his work at Marriott Theatre, Peter is the former Executive Director of BoHo Theatre in Chicago, where he produced acclaimed revivals of Floyd Collins, Big River and Pippin. Other work includes Drury Lane, Porchlight Music Theatre, Bailiwick Repertory, La Jolla Playhouse and 18 months with the original Chicago company of ...Spelling Bee. Originally from San Diego, Peter earned a music degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He lives in Highland Park with his wife, Claire, and kids, Ada and Lorenzo.

Peter Marston Sullivan

Artistic Director

Peter Marston Sullivan earned a B.A. in Theatre and an M.A. in Teaching at Trinity University in San Antonio, and an MFA in Directing at Illinois State University. Peter was Artistic Director of BoHo Theatre from 2010 to 2018. Recent directing projects include The Pajama Game at Northwestern University; 110 in the Shade, Dogfight, Amadeus, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Floyd Collins, Pippin, Icarus, Big River, Ghosts, I Am My Own Wife (co-Director), Playing with Fire (After Frankenstein), and M. Butterfly at BoHo Theatre. Love to his wife, Elizabeth, and his children, Marston and Marianne.

Meg Love

Production Manager

Meg Love is pleased to be bringing another production to life on the Marriott stage, proudly serving as Production Manager since 2018. Meg holds a BFA with an emphasis in stage management from Webster University and has stage managed and production managed in Chicago for the past 13 years. Past credits include productions with Okoboji Summer Theater, The Old Globe in San Diego, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Noble Fool Theatricals, the Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus and BoHo Theatre. Love to Dan and sweet Jackson who are her support and inspiration.

Katie Johannigman

Associate artistic director

Katie is thrilled to be a part of the Marriott family! She recently served five years on faculty in the Musical Theatre Department at Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), where she graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Choreography/Directing credits include productions with Marriott Theatre, Mac-Haydn Theater, Connecticut Repertory Theater, Human Race Theater, Carnegie Theater, Clinton Iowa Showboat Theatre, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and Cincinnati Children's Theatre. Katie served as the Resident Choreographer of the St. Louis MUNY for their 2020 season and is currently serving as the Associate Choreographer for Disney's The Tale of Moana for Disney Cruise Lines. Love to her husband Nathan, their daughter, Millie, and her wonderful family.

Liz Lach


Liz is honored to be a part of the Marriott Theatre production team. She was first introduced to theatre on this very stage at a TYA performance. Previously, Elizabeth served as the Marketing Director of Metropolis Performing Arts Centre for several years. In addition to her time at Metropolis, she was an usher at the Marriott Theatre for over a decade. Liz has a degree in Arts Administration with a concentration in Theatre from Butler University.

David A Loranca

Company Manager

David has been with Marriott Theatre since 2017. As a Stage Manager prior to the pandemic, and now as Company Manager, David is thrilled to bring live theatre to all ages. David has stage managed across Chicagoland, regionally, and on tour. David is a graduate of Western Illinois University and member of Actors’ Equity Association since 2009. Thanks for being here!

Kavin Moore


Kavin is delighted to be joining the Marriott Theatre Team! Previously, they served as the Line Producer at Actors Theatre of Louisville were they cast the 21/22 and 22/23 seasons and produced the organization’s Learning and Creative Engagement offerings. Kavin’s work has been seen across many Kentuckiana organizations as a casting director, producer, choreographer, educator, and performer. They strive to break the “traditional” mold and usher in new era of stories featuring historically marginalized voices.

Sara Vazquez

Assistant Production Manager

Sara Vazquez has helped this tenacious team tell spectacular stories on the Marriott stage in various capacities over the past five years. As a native of the Midwest, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Grand Valley State University. She’s had a beautifully diverse career with opportunities to direct, stage manage, act, teach, tour, and create with various regional theatres across the country including Emerald City Theatre, American Shakespeare Center, and Lexington Children’s Theatre. She is responsible for Production Managing the Marriott's TYA series and revels in the chance to help young people unlock their limitless imaginations!

Production Staff

  • Artistic Director: Peter Marston Sullivan
  • Production Manager: Meg Love
  • Associate Artistic Director: Katie Johannigman
  • Assistant Production Manager: Sara Vazquez
  • Artistic Coordinator: Kavin Moore
  • Technical Director: Kenny Foster
  • Resident Music Director: Ryan T. Nelson
  • Rentals Manager: Sally Zack
  • Sound Supervisor: John Johnson
  • Wardrobe Supervisor: Laura Damato
  • Press Representative: The Heron Agency

Costume Shop

  • Costume Shop Manager: Amanda Vander Byl
  • Floor Manager/Cutter/Draper: Beck Leppert
  • First Hand/Milliner/Stitcher: Alexis Kee
  • Stitcher: Amy Franqguist, Emily Sanner

Administrative Staff

  • Executive Producer: Peter Blair
  • Producing Associate: Liz Lach
  • Company Manager: David A Loranca
  • Box Office Manager: Catherine Saghafi
  • Group and Subscription Supervisor: Janis Boyke
  • Box Office Supervisors: Pamela King
  • Box Office Systems Manager: Michael Rosendahl
  • Box Office Systems Associate: Sara Schoenberger
  • Box Office Customer Service Representatives: Eleanore Cashen, Joey Gilchrist, Pamela King, Lauren Miller, Patti Quintanilla, Mia Smith and Nicolle Soto
  • Theatre House Manager: Leah Soderstrom
  • Ushers: James Andrulis, Linda Atwood, Mary Blietz, Carol Delanoy, Jennifer Drazner, Mike Fagan, Susan Friedman, Phoenix Gould, Linda Griffin, Janet Jesse, Kim Kelly, Claudia Kowal, Jane Lincoln, Carey Lyman-Cordes, Jeffrey Mason, Svetlana Mironchuk, Anne Nimke, Betsy Pesa, Sue Schroeder, Robin Ward, and Wendy White