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The Cast of
Kvetcher In The Wry

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Steven Harvey Hirsch

Steven has been singing before audiences since the age of two and acting in Orange County since 1998.  He's the father of Rudy and Jonah, a caregiver-spouse to Jacqui, a lawyer, civil servant, veteran, cantorial soloist and professional caroler, native Pittsburgher, Ohio State alum, massage technician, and former lots of things. He prides himself on his homemade vegetable soups. Favorite roles include Tevye and Lazar Wolf in Fiddler on The Roof, Schultz in Cabaret, Bellomy in The Fantasticks, Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, Doc O'Connor and Stephen Mead Johnson in The Laramie Project, and some fun ones in three productions of the Choc Follies.

Joshua Kawika Aguilar

Kawika is a graduate of CSUF's theatre dept. Past roles include Arthur in King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Billy Claven in The Cripple of Inishmaan, and Harker Dracula. Kawika also works with The Collaboratory and The LA Troupe: Theatre in Education, bringing shows to schools throughout Southern California.

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Haley Jackson

This is Hayley's second appearance with OC-Centric! Regional credits with Shakespeare Orange County: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck); with Long Beach Playhouse: Agatha Christie’s Spider's Web (Clarissa Hailsham-Brown), The Tempest (Ariel), Picnic (Millie Owens), Charlotte’s Web (Wilbur), Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee (Barbara Amory), Dead Man’s Cell Phone; with the Curtis Theater: Peter and the Starcatcher (Smee); with the Robert B. Moore Theater: As You Like It (Rosalind); with Theatre Out!: The Medea Project; with Newport Theatre Arts Center: Oklahoma! (Ado Annie), Death By Design, Agatha Christie's A Murder Is Announced; with OCPA: One Cheap Night in Budapest (Sense of Adventure). Thanks to the casts and crews of the entire festival, and her loved ones for their patience, time, and devotion.

Paul Burt

Paul is glad to be doing his first production with OC-centric and is not new to the work of author Jordan R. Young. He has previously performed in staged readings of his excellent work. Paul has been a regular in the OC theater scene, and through the pandemic he appeared in several on-line productions. As the world turns, Paul does work a day job now, but you can see some of his recent film work and hear previews of his audio books at

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