With Dolly Parton as its muse, To Whom It May Concern uses comedy to highlight the diversity of perspectives, identities, and experiences of those living in the American South. Presented as an elevated variety show, this piece blends sketch comedy, heartfelt storytelling, and a guest artist rotation that features musicians, dancers, poets, and comedians.

Pizza Chapel Theatre Company presents one-of-a-kind experiences that advocate for a new standard of theatre, one more representative and accessible for all. Learn more about future shows or how to get more involved by following us @pizzachapeltheatreco


  1. Overture With Words, Written and performed by Meg Steffens
  2. LINE DANCING, Choreography by Olivia Woodward
  3. Swipe Alt Right, Collaboratively written. Performed by Meg Steffens, Sterling Shea Arroyo, Sydney Aviles, Sydney Pardee, Sarah Wren
  4. Cactus Joke #1, Collaboratively written. Performed by Sterling Shea Arroyo and Meg Steffens
  5. Guest Artist  
  6. WANTED  Written and performed by Olivia Woodward
  7. Camping PSA Collaboratively written. Performed by Sterling Shea Arroyo and Sarah Wren
  8. Hot Sauce, Beans, & A Frontier to Colonize Written by Sarah Wren. Performed by Sarah Wren, Sydney Pardee and Olivia Woodward
  9. Cactus Joke #2 Collaboratively written. Performed by Sterling Shea Arroyo and Meg Steffens
  10. The Sydneys Interview a Man Collaboratively written. Performed by Sydney Aviles and Sydney Pardee
  11. Miss Information Written by Olivia Woodward, Performed by Oliva Woodward, Meg Steffens and company.
  12. Guest Artist
  13. A Story About a Texan  Written and Performed by Sarah Wren. 
  14. Cactus Jokes #3 Collaboratively written. Performed by Sterling Shea Arroyo and Meg Steffens
  15. Rosa’s Cafe Written and Performed by Sydney Aviles.
  16. Translating Southern Baptist Collaboratively written. Performed by Sydney Aviles, Sydney Pardee and Meg Steffens
  17. Incel or Icon Written and Performed by Sydney Pardee.
  18. Sex Ed: ‘The Blind Leading the Blind’ Collaboratively written. Performed by Sydney Aviles, Olivia Woodward, Meg Steffens, and Company
  19. Cactus Jokes #4 Collaboratively written. Performed by Meg Steffens.
  20. The Hero’s Journey/Revolution Written and Performed by Sterling Shea Arroyo and company.

Sterling Shea Arroyo

Sterling is joining us again after lending her talents in our production of PAN. Some of her Favorite credits include NOMAD MOTEL with South Coast, Repertory,  THE WINTER’S TALE with @shakespeareinthebar  and various sketch comedy shows at @stompinggroundcomedy.  Other favorite gigs have been a tour with Missoula children’s theater in a staged reading for the Pacific Playwrights festival. She has trained Upright Citizens Brigade, in Los Angeles. Keep up with her on Instagram @sterling.shea 

Sydney Aviles

“Though she be but little, she is fierce.” William Shakespeare wrote that inspired by our next cast member, the one and only Sydney Marie Avilés. Sydney is a first year teacher in Frisco ISD. She graduated from Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi with her BA in Theatre back in the summer of 2022. She is back with Pizza Chapel for her second production and is honored to work with such amazing women. She also thanks her friends, family and Harry Styles for all the love and support. 

Sydney Pardee

Sydney is thrilled to be back in the saddle with Pizza Chapel! She has been with us since the early years, with credits including our inaugeral To Whom It May Concern, PAN, and taking on any project in need of calligraphy. In her spare time, she enjoys reveling in the finer things in life: sourdough, socialism, and Sondheim. 🥂

Meg Steffens

This is Meg's 2nd production with Pizza Chapel and she is delighted to return and share the stage with all these lovely ladies. Her previous shows include Disclosure, Sister Act, The Marvelous Wonderettes, and You Can't Take It With You. She hopes that you like what they've cooked up here. 🤠💞

Olivia Woodward

This is Olivia’s first production with Pizza Chapel! As an aspiring writer, she’s excited and grateful for the opportunity to have her writing performed for the first time. Her previous show as a performer was The Beaulaville Baptist Book Club Presents: A Bur-Less-Q Nutcracker. Also a stage manager, she has previously worked with companies such as the Dallas Playwrighting Arts Collective Festival, Lily&Joan, TexARTS Association, and Hyde Park Theatre. She has also written for and She hopes that during your time with us you’ll laugh, think, and have a Yee-Haw time.

Sarah Wren

What can be said about the enigmatic and charming Sarah Wryn that has not already been said by her, several times over, in the rehearsal process? Sarah is a passionate player in the theatre world with a penchant for drama, and we are simply elated to have her return once more for this production of “To Whom It May Concern,” after receiving a @broadwayworlddfw nomination for her role in 2021’s “Disclosure”. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the alchemy of gender transformation, writing poetry, and pretending its still 2019.

Directing, Production

Lindsey Hertel

Lindsey is one of the founders of Pizza Chapel and is grateful for every one of the storytelling opportunities it's given her.  Recent production credits include A Very Cursed Christmas, a co-production with Pizza Chapel Theatre Co. and Lily & Joan Theatre Co., Disclosure with Pizza Chapel Theatre Co., and Black Dog: The Burial with Pizza Chapel Theatre Co. She serves on the board for Pizza Chapel, as well as local non-profit Stomping Ground Comedy Theater & Training Center. She received her B.A. and M.A. in Theatre Studies from Texas A&M- Corpus Christi and Texas A&M- Commerce, respectively. When not Pizza Chapeling, she can also be found teaching, performing burlesque, riding horses or binging true crime podcasts. 

Scenic Design, Production

August Edwards

August is one of the cofounders of Pizza Chapel and one of a kind. He can often be found On One and is fiercely committed to our use of non-traditional staging techniques. August helps guide our unified vision in production and was recently nominated for Best Scenic Design for PCTC's original 2021 play Disclosure.. "It was the shock that got me."





Directing, Costume Design, Production

Samantha Alarcon

Samantha is one of Pizza Chapel's cofounders and, to date, she has served as an actor, director, stage hand, playwrite, costume designer, and marketing guru. Miss Alarcon enjoys the finer things in life like classical music, museums, and a chilled shot of tequila. You can often catch her skatting jazz or crying, sometimes both, depending on the day. 


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Sydney Pardee

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