Production Team

Darren Lipari


Darren works on both sides of the camera appearing as an actor playing blue collar heroes on such critically acclaimed shows (Mr. Robot, Girls, Blacklist) to name a few as well as focusing on writing and directing his own films. He had a featured role in the 2019 thriller 21 Bridges. He also appeared in the very popular original Hulu series, Welcome to Chippendales in 2022. Based now in Los Angeles, California, he continues his pursuits in acting, writing, filmmaking, and editing (

Darren is honored and proud to be collaborating with his mother on such a special project and is thankful for her constant support as he follows his own path and dreams wherever they may lead!

Sherry Radowitz, Ph.D.

Production Coordinator

Dr. Sherry Radowitz is Senior Director of Grants & Sponsored Programs at Molloy University in Rockville Centre, NY.  Sherry is a well-respected educator and community leader with extensive experience in program development and fundraising. An avid theatre lover, she works closely with Madison Theatre at Molloy, a 550-seat state-of-the-art theatre and helps to promote the Molloy/CAP21 BFA Theatre Arts Program. She has also been a consultant to Theatre Three, a large regional theatre in Port Jefferson, NY.

A close friend of the playwright, Sherry is very knowledgeable about the show’s subject matter which addresses both abusive relationships and spirituality. She brings her strong editorial and marketing skills to this project and believes women offer something very special to the theatre and need more opportunities to share their talents.

Gerard M. Vaccarello

Lighting & Sound

Gerard M. Vaccarello has an MA in Theater from Long Island University, C.W. Post. He has acted, directed, and choreographed productions for the Post Theater Company, Post Dance Company, and on tour with “Compassion.”  He is a voice student—and spirituality student—of Donna Lipari. He would like to thank Donna for the opportunity to be part of her story, in life and on stage. Gerard is featured on screen as the International Medium in the show. He currently works in Theater Management for the City University of New York.

Sid Cherry

Musical Arranger

Sid is a well-respected composer, lyricist, conductor and arranger. He produced all of the musical soundtracks for the show and recorded the CD in his studio on Long Island.

Nicholas Lemza

Technical Specialist

Nicholas is so excited to be joining this fabulous show!! Nick has been a vocal student of Donna’s for the last 8 years. He currently attends Molloy University/Cap21 Conservatory pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre continuing his passion for the arts. Credits include Spring Awakening, Alice By Heart, Little Shop of Horrors, Chicago, and 13 the Musical! He is so grateful that he could be of help to a dear friend and wishes nothing but the best for the future!