(Katie, OK!) is a rising junior musical theatre major at DeSales. Past Act 1 credits include Mona in Chicago, Elaine in Arsenic and Old Lace, Charity in Anything Goes, ensemble in A View from the Bridge, and Levi's wife in Joseph…Dreamcoat. She would like to thank her family and friends!
(Jud Fry, OK!) PSF debut! Santa in Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular Tour 2011, 2012. Regional: Big Bopper in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Heck Tate in To Kill a Mockingbird, Autolycus in The Winter's Tale, Sweeney in Sweeney Todd, Harry Brock in Born Yesterday, De Bonnefoi in The Imaginary Invalid, The Giver in The Giver. Off-Broadway: Doug Barnes in Binge, Pinchwife in Country Wife, Mr. Morris in Folly of Crowds. Television: Eddie Corrigan in Boardwalk Empire. Film: Nurse Andrew in Mania Days with Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby, Tourist in Birdman with Michael Keaton. BA theatre from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. MFA acting from the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training. Thanks to friends, family, and especially Katie for all the love and support.
(Assistant Director, Measure; King Henry VIII, Henry) marks his eighth season with PSF, where he has appeared in Henry V, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, The Two Noble Kinsmen, King John, Othello, As You Like It, and Henry IV, Part I. Ian just returned from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival where he played the title role in Macbeth and appeared in God of Carnage and To Kill A Mockingbird. Last fall he appeared in PSF and DeSales alum Jessica Bedford's Blessed Are at Passage Theatre. Other recent regional credits: Of Mice and Men (People's Light), Taming of the Shrew (Chicago Shakespeare), Superior Donuts (Arden Theater), School of Night (Mark Taper Forum), The Beaux Stratagem and Richard III (Shakespeare Theatre), the title roles in Richard III (Lake Tahoe Shakespeare) and Macbeth (Orlando Shakespeare). Television credits include recurring on Law & Order: SVU and, most recently, Nurse Jackie.
(Costume Designer, Beauty) has been the resident costume designer for Act 1 since 2000. She has designed costumes for PSF's productions of Cinderella, Complete Works, The Jungle Book, Winnie the Pooh, Pinocchio, The Princess & the Pea, Aladdin, Private Lives, The Little Mermaid, Around the World in 80 Days, Snow White, Sleuth, Dracula, Robin Hood, Sleeping Beauty, and The Playboy of the Western World. Her designs have been seen in and around Chicago, Texas, Kansas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and England. Amy is also the associate director of the DeSales Summer Theatre Institute.
(Young Company; Ellen, OK!; Penelope/Towns-person, Beauty; Patience, Henry) is very excited to join PSF this summer. She is happy to be part of the Young Company and work on the children's show. She would like to thank Patrick for the opportunity, and her mom and sister for all their support.
(Stage Manager, Beauty) is thrilled to be working at PSF again this summer. Her other stage management credits include Sweeney Todd, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Much Ado (PSF, SM intern), A Tale of Two Cities (DeSales University, stage manager), Singin' in the Rain, Les Misérables, and Miracle on 34th Street (Lenape Regional Theatre, stage manager). Much love to her family, friends, and Adam.
(Duke of Suffolk, Henry; Showbot, S4K) After spending the earlier half of his summer as the assistant director for A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Leo is very excited to be returning to the PSF stage for more Shakespeare! Previous roles at the Festival include Salisbury in King John and Showbot in S4K. Special thanks to Patrick, for single-handedly keeping me employed, and my parents, for everything else.
(Clown 1, 39 Steps) PSF: The Comedy of Errors (Dromio of Syracuse), Amadeus (Mozart), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Francis Flute). He is best known as Steve on Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues. Other TV: Homicide: Life On The Street, Law and Order, Yes Dear. Film: Marie and Bruce, Netherbeast, Inc., Christmas on Mars. Steve has appeared nationally and on NPR as a storyteller for The Moth and has written albums of music for children and adults in collaboration with The Flaming Lips.
(Curly, OK!) Degrees: B.M. voice UNLV, M.M. vocal performance UCLA. Regional: Skip in Life Could Be a Dream (LA Weekly and LADCC Winner), Curtis in Summer of Love (MTW and Ogunquit Playhouse), Lancelot in Camelot (Pasadena Playhouse), Curly in Oklahoma! (Fullerton Civic Light Opera [FCLO]), Tony in West Side Story (FCLO), Thief in See What I Wanna See (Blank Theatre), Prince in Cinderella (CLOSBC), Chris in Miss Saigon (Moonlight Amphitheatre), and Joey in Most Happy Fella (Dallas Lyric Stage). New York Theatre: Mr. Darcy in Pride & Prejudice (NYMF). He is the 2013 Lotte Lenya Competition winner and the only performer to also be named the winner of the American Traditions Competition (2011) in Savannah, Ga.
(Choreographer, OK!) is grateful to return to PSF where he previously choreographed South Pacific, Forum, and 1776. Select credits: Rent and What a Glorious Feeling (Bristol Riverside Theatre), I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Montgomery Theatre), Anything Goes and All Shook Up! (West Virginia Public Theatre), Spring Awakening and Legally Blonde (Theatre Arts Center), Crazy for You and Joseph...Dreamcoat (Sooner Theatre). For Act 1 at DeSales, he choreographed ...Millie, Camelot, Guys and Dolls, Anything Goes, I Love a Piano, and directed and choreographed Joseph…Dreamcoat. He will return this fall to direct Rodgers and Hart: A Celebration. Many thanks, Dennis.
(Richard Hannay, 39 Steps) NYC/Regional credits: A View from the Bridge (2010 Broadway revival), The Coast of Utopia (LCT), Alphabetical Order (Keen Co.), Hamlet (Aspen Music Festival), The Hour of Feeling (Humana), Bell, Book and Candle (S.F. Playhouse), Earnest (Gulfshore Playhouse), The Voice of the Turtle (Merrimack Rep.), Pride & Prejudice (Geva Theatre Center), The Glass Menagerie (Two River Theatre), Murder on the Nile (Dorset Theatre Festival), The Maddening Truth (Keen Co.), As You Like It (Weston Playhouse), Babette's Feast (Threads Theatre Co.), Sherlock Holmes, The Early Years (NYMF), All's Well That Ends Well (TFANA), The Dinner Party (Lincoln Center Institute), Mary Stuart (NYCT), The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (TWUSA), The Tempest (SRT), The Picture of Dorian Gray (SRT). TV and Film: Smash, Not Fade Away, Gossip Girl, Law & Order, Guiding Light. B.F.A. UNCSA.
(Sylvie, OK!), a senior musical theatre major at DeSales University, is thrilled to be making her PSF debut in this lovely musical! Some of her favorite Act 1 credits include Sadie in I Love a Piano and Birdie in Shooting Stars. She would like to thank Dennis for this opportunity, the cast and crew, James and her whole family for their endless love and support. For my Uncle John.
(Slim, OK!) PSF debut and a proud Oklahoman! Regional highlights: Music Theatre of Wichita: Artie in Sunset Boulevard, Jetsam in The Little Mermaid; Infinity Theatre Company: Lucky in Dames At Sea, University: Jack in Into the Woods, Archie Beaton in Brigadoon, King of France in All's Well That Ends Well. BFA musical theatre: University of Michigan. Thanks to PSF, Stephen, teachers, friends, and amazing family back in Oklahoma! Galatians 2:20.
(Merriman, Earnest; Pompey, Measure) PSF roles: Trinculo–The Tempest, Pseudolus–Forum, Irma Vep, and Passepartout–80 Days. Recent: Gary in I Hate Hamlet (Arts Center Coastal Carolina), Manny in Aladdin (People's Light and Theatre Company) and Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Orlando Shakespeare Theater). NYC: China; The Whole Enchilada (NY Fringe), Gameshow! (Dodger Theatricals), and Cloud Nine (Classic Stage Company). Regional Theatre: Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Conservatory Theater, South Coast Repertory, Syracuse Stage, Utah Shakespearean Festival. TV: Psychic Detectives (Tru TV). Upcoming: Taming of the Shrew and It's a Wonderful Life - Orlando Shakespeare Theater. MFA: American Conservatory Theatre.
(Musical Director/Conductor, OK!) returns to PSF for his third season as conductor having previously conducted A Funny Thing Happened… and South Pacific. At DeSales, Nate has musical directed, conducted, and accompanied more than a dozen Act 1 productions. As an educator, he teaches elementary music and serves as music department coordinator at Moravian Academy in Bethlehem. Nate holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Moravian College and a Master of Music degree and Orff Certification from West Chester University.
(John Worthing, Earnest; Angelo, Measure) is making his PSF debut. He has previously worked at such theatres as The Shakespeare Theatre Co. (Othello, Comedy of Errors, The Persians, Love's Labour's Lost), The Royal Shakespeare Co. (Love's Labour's Lost), California Shakespeare Theatre (Richard III, King of Shadows), Berkeley Repertory Theatre (The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later), San Jose Repertory Theatre (The Dresser, As You Like It) and A Noise Within (The Beaux' Stratagem). Twitter: @blakespearean.
(Ensemble, OK!) is thrilled to be performing at PSF in Oklahoma! She has performed in multiple productions across the country. Her favorite roles include Magnolia in Showboat, Carrie in Carousel, Marian in The Music Man, Sandy in Grease, Cinderella in Into the Woods and many others. Her most recent engagements include North Shore Music Theatre (Lead Soprano), and Off-Broadway's June Havoc Theatre (Lead Soprano). Grace is originally from Texas but now is thrilled to be officially a Pennsylvania resident!
(Armina, OK!) is a rising senior at DeSales University. She hails from Mohnton, Pa. Her recent credits include Chicago, Anything Goes, and Joseph…Dreamcoat. Audra would like to thank her wonderful friends and family for always supporting her, especially her mother who always makes life work.
(Andrew Carnes, OK!) is a theatre professor at Wichita State University. Acting credits include: Bert Barry in 42nd St. (North American Tour), Truman Capote in Tru (Directed by playwright Jay Presson Allen), Coach in Damn Yankees (Cortland Rep.), John Adams in 1776, Melvin in Best Little Whorehouse, Hysterium in A Funny Thing Happened, Cowardly Lion in Wizard of Oz, and Mushnik in Little Shop of Horrors. Tom has three volumes of published plays with Samuel French, Inc. He recently directed Give 'em Hell, Harry starring Broadway veteran Ray Wills.
(Managing Director) has worked at the Festival for 15 seasons. Over the years, he has worked with countless dedicated and talented individuals whose hard work and artistry have helped make PSF a leading Shakespeare festival with an emerging national reputation of excellence. Thank you to all these individuals and all the people in the future who will help PSF achieve its Vision 2030. All my love to David.
(Gwendolyn, Earnest; Marianna, Measure), an alumna of DeSales University, is very excited to be performing at PSF as she did many years ago as an intern. She started out doing numerous national commercials before she got her break in TV and film. She starred as a series regular in the FOX drama New Amsterdam, directed by Lasse Hallestrom (Cider House Rules). Other TV credits include: Rescue Me, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Nurse Jackie, a cross-over role on Private Practice and Grey's Anatomy, House M.D., and many more. For Gilmore's first starring role in a film, Find Love by Erica Dunton, John Anderson wrote in Variety "Gilmore is magnetic." Since then, she has starred opposite Robin Williams in Bobcat Goldthwait's World's Greatest Dad (premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2009), God Bless America, and most recently, Willow Creek (Boston Independent Film Festival 2013), which she starred in and produced. She has also starred as the romantic lead opposite Matthew McConaughey in Surfer, Dude, Mercy with Scott Caan (premiered at Cinevegas 2009), and Fairhaven with Chris Messina (premiered Tribeca Film Festival 2012). Other film credits include Definitely, Maybe, The Devil Wears Prada, and The Babysitters. Due out later this year, Gilmore can be seen in the new Jason Reitman film Labor Day, with Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Alexie would like to thank her family and friends for their exceptional love and support.
(Resident Sound Designer, Production Manager) This season marks Matthew's 10th season as resident sound designer for PSF. During that time Matthew has designed more than 40 productions; some of his notable PSF designs include: The Winter's Tale, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, King Lear, Dracula, Hamlet (2011), Romeo & Juliet (2010), Sleeping Beauty, and The Mystery of Irma Vep. Matthew has also designed for other regional theatres throughout the country; most recently The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Theatre Exile, Centenary Stage Company, and Arcadia University. Matthew holds an MFA in sound design from Ohio University. Many thanks to my beautiful wife Katie, my family and my friends for all of your love and support.
(Young Company; Bernard "Beast" Beowolf, Beauty; Cord Elam, OK!; Abhorson/Ensemble, Measure) is very excited to return to PSF for his second summer as an acting intern! He was last seen on the DeSales stage in Chicago. Recently graduated, he plans to move to New York in the fall to pursue his acting career. Much thanks to his friends and family.
(Set Designer, OK!) has designed almost 300 productions, having worked extensively on and Off-Broadway and for opera companies and regional theatres in this country and abroad. Recent work includes designs for the Public Theater/NYSF, CSC, Theatre for a New Audience, Hartford Stage, Old Globe, Long Wharf, Huntington, McCarter, Goodspeed, Williamstown, Chicago Shakespeare, Arden, Wilma, Walnut St., Philadelphia Theatre Co., Kennedy Center, Westport Playhouse, Lincoln Center, L.A. Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Arizona, Berkshire and Sarasota Operas, and the State New Experimental Theatre in Volgograd, Russia. David has received five Barrymore Awards and the 2003 Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Scenic Design, and has been nominated for IRNE, Carbonel and CT Critics Circle awards. He is a professor of set design at Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts.
(Production Stage Manager, OK!) Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival: Sweeney Todd, South Pacific; Huntington Theatre Company: Betrayal; Trinity Repertory Company: Love Alone, The Crucible, A Christmas Carol, Dead Man's Cell Phone, Shooting Star, Shapeshifter; Lyric Stage Company of Boston: Meet Vera Stark, The Mikado, Big River, Follies, Spelling Bee; Ocean State Theatre Company: Fools, RENT; Actors Theatre of Louisville (33rd Humana Festival): Slasher; Colorado Shakespeare Festival: Much Ado About Nothing, To Kill A Mockingbird; Gamm Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing.
(Assistant Stage Manager, OK!, Earnest, Measure) is thrilled to return to PSF for another summer in the valley. Theater credits include: Trinity Repertory Company, McCarter Theater, West Virginia Public Theater, Plays and Players, The Active Theater. Thanks to Matt, Hannah, and Robin for pulling me onboard, and, as always, to Mom and Artie for getting it.
(Lighting Designer, OK!) In recent seasons Eric has designed the lighting for many memorable PSF productions such as: Sweeney Todd, South Pacific, 1776, Dracula: The Journal of Jonathan Harker, King Lear, Amadeus, My Fair Lady, and Henry IV, Part 1, among others. His theatrical lighting has been seen Off-Broadway and in regional theatres around the country. Eric's company, Luminous Design Studios, provides lighting designs for television, themed entertainment, and architectural projects worldwide. www.LD-Studios.com. Special thanks to Susan, Alexandra, and Connor for your support.
(Director/Lady Bracknell, Earnest) Past directing credits at PSF include The Tempest, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Irma Vep, Sleuth, The Imaginary Invalid, Charley's Aunt, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). Other directing credits include: Actor's Theatre of Louisville, Florida Studio Theatre, Actor's Playhouse, Florida Repertory Theatre, Cape May Stage, New York Fringe Festival, and Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (where he serves as artistic director). He has acted at PSF in the roles of Master Ford, Don Armado, Parolles, Bassanio, Malvolio (2x), Arnlophe, Dogberry, and Bottom. He has performed Off-Broadway in The Death and Life of Sherlock Holmes, The Taming of the Shrew, and The Contrast; regionally in the title roles of Cyrano de Bergerac, Hamlet, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, Dracula, and Henry V; and in TV/film in From the Earth to the Moon, Noah Knows Best, Mortal Kombat, and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle. As a playwright, his adaptation of Dracula: the Journal of Jonathan Harker was also produced by PSF. He is a past president of the Shakespeare Theatre Association and a member of National Theatre Conference and the National New Play Network. He holds a BA from Miami University (Ohio) and an MFA from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival/University of Alabama Professional Actor Training program.
(Provost, Measure) is proud to be returning to PSF where he appeared in The Winter's Tale and King Lear. In Philadelphia, Dan has appeared with the Wilma, Walnut Street, InterAct, Theatre Exile, and Delaware Theatre Co. where he won the 2011 Barrymore for Outstanding Leading Actor for Around the World in 80 Days. A cofounder of the Philadelphia Artists' Collective he directed The Duchess of Malfi and Timon of Athens and appeared in Changes of Heart and Creditors.
(Ensemble, OK!) is a recent DeSales graduate. This is his third summer with PSF. Other PSF credits: South Pacific, Prince Henry in King John, Francisco in The Tempest, and Bashful in Snow White. Other Act 1 credits include: Marco in A View from the Bridge and Judah in Joseph…Dreamcoat. Erick plans to move to New York City to pursue a career in TV/film acting. He thanks God, his parents, and his brothers for all the support they have given him.
(Costume Designer, Measure) is pleased to return to PSF having designed costumes for Comedy of Errors, Taming of the Shrew, King Lear, and Othello. Marla is the resident costume designer for People's Light & Theatre Company where she has designed more than 70 productions. Marla's designs have also been seen at Delaware Theatre Company, The Arden Theatre Company, The Philadelphia Theatre Company, Virginia Stage Company, Alliance Theatre Company, and George Street Playhouse.
(Lucio, Measure) is elated to make his Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival debut! Aaron holds a BFA in acting from UCF, and will soon complete the MFA actor-training program at Indiana University (May 2014). Last summer, Aaron appeared as Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing at the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival. A special thanks goes to Erica Kirkpatrick, because it isn't easy to be married to an actor. Enjoy the show!
(Young Company; Belinda Bell, Beauty; Anne Bullen, Henry) is delighted to be back at PSF for a fourth season. She was recently seen in Act 1 Tale of Two Cites and Arsenic and Old Lace. Emiley graduated this year and plans to move to New York City in August to continue working in the theatre. For her family (especially mom and dad), friends, and Patch who have made these past four years a dream come true.
(Voice and Text Coach, 39 Steps) Professor emeritus of drama at the University of California, Irvine. Founding member of the Long Wharf Theatre In New Haven, Conn.; extensive stage career includes American Conservatory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Mark Taper Forum, Colorado Shakespeare Festival (six seasons), Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Utah Shakespearean Festival, and Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, along with hundreds of roles in film, television, radio, and voice-over. Certified as master teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework. A 40-year career as voice, speech, and dialect teacher and voice director for professional theatre; conducts workshops and lectures on voice and speech for actors and voice teachers worldwide; published articles in journals and in the books The Vocal Vision and Standard Speech. Editor of A World of Voice, 2011. Subject of a book chapter in voice speech in the New Millennium, 2011. Speech textbook Speaking with Skill published by Bloomsbury/Methuen Drama, 2012. 1993-1997: artistic staff of South Coast Repertory as resident voice and dialect consultant; 1996-1999: board of directors of VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association); member of Actors' Equity, SAG, AFTRA, ATHE, VASTA, ADS, IPA.
(Fred, Will Parker u/s, OK!), a Kansas native, is excited for his debut with PSF! Regional credits include: Riverside Theatre, Pioneer Theatre, KC Starlight, Casa Manana, STAGES St. Louis, New Theatre Restaurant, and Discoveryland! Pit musician with Prospect Theatre Company and soloist with Peace and Serenity Gospel Choir in NYC. Chris is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and a student at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Much thanks to Take 3, family, friends, coaches, and teachers.
(Gertie, OK!) is a 2011 graduate of DeSales University where she earned her bachelor's degree in musical theatre. She is thrilled to be back home for another season with PSF. She was last seen on the Labuda stage as Caroline Bingley in Pride & Prejudice. She freelances with Prestige Management Group and has done a few industrials and commercials for YouTube. For Liza, Chris, and Marc, you pick me up and keep me going. All my love.
(Director, Beauty) at PSF was the assistant director of Hamlet (2011) and played Miranda in The Tempest (1999). Other directing include the 2012 WillPower tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Vagina Monologues (Hudson Valley, NY, and a bilingual production in Florence, Italy). She choreographed One Billion Rising Firenze. As an actor, Gina has appeared on Broadway in Phantom of the Opera, A Little Night Music, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Fiddler on the Roof, Gypsy, Imaginary Friends, Jane Eyre, and Les Misérables.
(Prologue/Epilogue/Lord Sands/Gentleman/Earl of Surrey, Henry) has worked as a professional actor for 21 years. Favorite roles include Feste in Twelfth Night (twice at PSF, once at Lantern), George in Of Mice and Men (Walnut St.), Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet (Arden), man in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1812 Productions), Coleman in Lonesome West (Lantern), and Stephano in The Tempest (PSF). Since 1998, he has produced solo and small-cast works under the rubric of The Mirror Theatre Company, the mission statement of which is "spiritual theatre for a secular audience." These works include Lewis' The Great Divorce and The Screwtape Letters, and Lawton's autobiographical play, Heresy. For more information, visit anthonylawtonactor.com.
(Aunt Eller, OK!) is happy to return to PSF where she was last seen in The Comedy of Errors. A member of the DeSales theatre faculty, Anne directed the Act 1 productions of Death of a Salesman and Of Mice and Men. The Morning Call cited both as the number one productions in the Lehigh Valley in the past two years. Some of Anne's film work includes Monica Bates in Tenure, the dance instructor in Girl Interrupted, and Meg in Let's Talk. Anne also directed Shakespeare: A Political Subversive for the International Institute for Culture in Philadelphia and served as the director of the Summer Theatre Institute at DeSales.
(Elbow/Barnardine, Measure; S4K) is thrilled to be making his PSF debut! He recently completed graduate work at London's Central School of Speech and Drama and has spent the past year teaching voice and speech at Lipscomb University. Past credits: Antipholus in Comedy of Errors (Indiana Festival Theatre), Vice-Principal Panch in The Putnam County Spelling Bee (Brown Country Playhouse), Prior in Angels in America (Indiana University –MFA Thesis) and Malvolio in Twelfth Night (University of Memphis, Ostrander Award). Big love to Fontaine!
(Costume Designer, OK!) Broadway & West End: Hair (2009 Tony Award, Drama Desk and Hewes Award nominations). The Public: Hair (Delacorte Theater). Off-Broadway & Regional: The Irish Curse (Soho Rep), A Perfect Future (Cherry Lane Theater), Tartuffe (Tribeca Playhouse), Amahl and the Night Visitors (Lincoln Center), God of Carnage, [Title of Show], (George Street Playhouse); Take Me Out (Seattle Rep & Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Johnny Baseball (American Repertory Theater, IRNE Nomination), Dirty Blond, Omnium Gatherum, Crowns, Spring Awakening, Next to Normal (Zach Scott Theatre); Amadeus, Sweeney Todd, The Laramie Project, Angels in America (Chatham Playhouse).
(Will Parker, OK!) is a recent graduate from the University of Oklahoma from Owasso, Oklahoma. Regionally: Will Parker in Oklahoma! (Lyric Stage, Irving, and Discoveryland!, OK), Freddy in My Fair Lady (CityRep, OKC), Sonny in Xanadu (WaterTower, TX). Sean would like to thank his family and his class MT F13RCE.
(Duke of Norfolk, Henry; S4K) is delighted to be returning to PSF after his performances last summer as Ferdinand in The Tempest and Lewis the Dauphin in King John. PSF credits: WillPower Tours: Hamlet in Hamlet, Romeo in Romeo & Juliet, also Solinus in The Comedy of Errors, and Ensemble in Shakespeare for Kids. Film and television credits: Olives (2013). Other credits: A Christmas Carol and The Winter's Tale at the Roxy Regional Theatre, Macbeth at the American Theatre of Actors, and Urinetown at the University of Louisville.
(Young Company; Prince Philip, Beauty; Gentleman, Measure;) returns to PSF after performing last season in the ensemble of The Tempest, Arthur in King John, and as the Prince in Snow White. A 2012 graduate of DeSales, his credits include Act 1's A View From the Bridge and the Mad Hatter in Act 3's Alice in Wonderland. He gives his love and thanks to his family and friends.
(Maid, Earnest) returns to the Labuda stage after Hamlet, Cyrano de Bergerac, and A Midsummer Night's Dream at PSF, and Merry Christmas, George Bailey! for Act 1, Guys and Dolls at Emmaus High School and Oklahoma!, The Taming of the Shrew, Seussical, and Adventures in Dating at Lower Macungie Middle School.
(Producing Artistic Director) Since assuming leadership in 2003, Mulcahy has led PSF's return to artistic excellence and financial stability, rebuilt the professional company of artists, and achieved increasing national recognition for the Festival. Further accomplishments include PSF's first-ever award from the National Endowment for the Arts and attracting a company of artists including winners and nominees of the Tony, Obie, Emmy, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Jefferson, and Barrymore awards to the Festival, growth in all income areas, a 50% increase in annual attendance, and the expansion of the number of Actors' Equity contracts per season.
As a professional director, actor and fight director, credits include Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theatre, television, and radio. Mulcahy has acted with Angela Basset, Peter MacNicol, Hal Holbrook, Joan Cusack, Don Cheadle, Anne Meara, Milo O'Shea, Cynthia Nixon, Tony Shaloub, Bradley Whitford, and others at the New York Shakespeare Festival, Hartford Stage, Roundabout Theatre Company, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Syracuse Stage, and the Walnut Street Theatre. He served as a fight director for Tom Hulse and Timothy Busfield in A Few Good Men on Broadway and for Off-Broadway productions starring John Savage, John Mahoney, Marcia Gay Harden, and Patrick Dempsey. He directed Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga in The Real Thing, and, for PSF, directed Hamlet (2011), Antony and Cleopatra (2009), The Winter's Tale (2007), Henry IV, Part I (2005), The Tempest (1999), and acted in and served as fight director for The Taming of the Shrew (1998) and Julius Caesar (1997). He holds an MFA from Syracuse University.
(Duke of Buckingham/Old Lady/Griffith/Thomas Cromwell, Henry) A DeSales graduate, Mullen's past 23 productions with PSF include Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Dracula, Irma Vep, and his personal favorite: Charlie's Aunt. Other recent credits include: A Little Night Music (Arden Theatre), The Runner Stumbles (Off-Broadway), and the first national tour of West Side Story. He is a member of People's Light & Theatre Company, where recent shows include: The Winter's Tale, Mr. Hart & Mr. Brown, The Emperor's New Clothes, Gossamer, and King Lear. Other credits include: When You Comin' Back Red Ryder (Retro Productions); Dracula, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Hamlet (Orlando Shakespeare Theatre); and The Pavilion (Chester Theatre Company). Television: Law & Order.
(Laurey, OK!) is a proud DeSales graduate and worked as an intern for PSF in one of its first seasons! She is very happy to be back home. Some credits include: National Tours of My Fair Lady, produced by Cameron MacKintosh (Eliza u/s), Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (starring Ann-Margret), Chicago, Crazy For You (Polly), 42nd Street (Peggy–European tour) and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Regionally, Christine has played Jennyanydots in Cats (Sacramento Music Circus, The MUNY–Kevin Kline Nomination for Outstanding Ensemble), Millie in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Maria in Sound of Music, Nanette in No, No Nanette, and Kathy Selden in Singin' in the Rain. TV credits: Haunting Evidence (Court TV), Law and Order, Criminal Intent. Christine and her husband Joe Abraham founded The Thriving Artists in 2007. They currently live in LA with their son, Cole. www.TheThrivingArtists.com
(Stage Manager, Earnest, Measure), is thrilled to return to PSF for her third season with this being her first on the PSF main stage. She graduated in May 2006 from Rollins College and then went on to professionally stage manage multiple seasons at the Depot Theatre, Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, and PSF; thriving with each opportunity to stage manage two shows in Rep. Stacy is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association and is indebted to her mother, father, and Mike who allow her to follow her dreams.
(Mistress Overdone, Measure; Miss Prism, Earnest) is thrilled to return to PSF where her credits include Juliet (in the inaugural season), Hermia, Viola, Lady Macduff, Phoebe, Nerissa, Agnes in School for Wives, and most recently Mistress Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor. Other regional credits include The Arden Theatre (Dancing at Lughnasa, Romeo and Juliet), The Folger Theatre (Arcadia, The Comedy of Errors) and 1812 Productions (Boston Marriage). She makes her home in Orlando, Fla., with husband, Jim Helsinger, daughter Rose and son James. Recent Orlando Shakespeare Theatre credits: Emilia in Othello, Mrs. Henry Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility, and Annette in God of Carnage. Suzanne is a proud graduate of DeSales University.
(Isabella, Measure; Cecily, Earnest) is excited to be returning for a second season at PSF. Her previous credit was Perdita in The Winter's Tale in 2007. Since then she has been busy working with the Shakespeare Theatre Company, D.C., Shakespeare Theater of N.J., Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, and The Resident Ensemble Players, Del. Most recently played Ophelia in Hamlet. Other favorites include Clarice in The Liar, Roxane in Cyrano de Bergerac, Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire, Hermia in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Raina in Arms and the Man, Agnes in School for Wives, and Maria in Twelfth Night.
(Annabella/Margaret/Pamela, 39 Steps) is a Philadelphia based actor excited to be making her PSF debut. She is a two time Barrymore for Excellence in Theater award winner and multiple nominee. She was last seen in Seminar at the Philadelphia Theatre Company. Favorite roles include Kyra in Skylight, Girleen in The Lonesome West, and Amanda in Private Lives. She has worked with the Arden, Exile, Headlong, Lantern, Pig Iron, and many others. Training: BFA from NYU and MFA from Temple University.
(Director, 39 Steps/S4K; Associate Director, Earnest) is thrilled to return to PSF for his 16th season! Festival credits include directing The Complete Works...Abridged and Dracula, as well as appearing in more than 15 productions. Matt is a proud member of SDC who serves as the associate artistic director of Theatre Exile in Philadelphia. Other directing credits: Arden Theatre, Two River, Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, Walnut St. Theatre, and Delaware Theatre Co. Matt's a seven-time Barrymore nominee and recipient of the F. Otto Haas Award. Love to Kim.
(Young Company; Florabunda, Beauty; Ado Annie, OK!; Juliet, Measure), a rising senior musical theater major from Glenside, Pa., is delighted and very grateful to return to PSF after appearing in last season's The Tempest (Iris). Most recent Act 1 credits include Roxie Hart in Chicago, Ginger in I Love a Piano, and Erma in Anything Goes.
(Scenic Designer, Earnest/Measure) has designed more than 40 shows for PSF over the past 19 years: some favorites include The Tempest, The Winter's Tale, Around the World in 80 Days, School for Wives, and Sleuth. Bob is resident designer for Orlando Shakespeare Theatre and Centenary Stage Company. He designs often for Florida Studio Theatre, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Alpine Theatre Project, 1812 Company, and the Arden Theatre. Bob's television designs include Another World, Search for Tomorrow, Encyclopedia, and Sesame Street, where he is production designer. Bob has received the Villager, Madison, Outer Critics Circle, and Lillie Stoates awards for his stage designs, and six Emmys for his television work.
(Aggie, OK!), a recent musical theatre graduate from DeSales, is thrilled to be with PSF again. She was seen last season as Blanche in King John, Ceres in The Tempest, and Snow White in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. She thanks her family, the PSF staff, and God for His constant grace. For my love.
(Stage Manager, 39 Steps, Henry) is brand new to PSF and just completed her first season as the stage manager at Delaware Theatre Company. She spent 10 wonderful seasons as the production stage manager at Act II Playhouse in Ambler, Pa. Margie is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association and was its Philadelphia Liaison from May 2005–January 2007. She is also a past-chair of the Stage Managers' Association (www.stagemanagers.org).
(Ali Hakim, OK!) is ecstatic to make his PSF debut and his return to the Labuda Stage! Last appeared here as the Baker in Into the Woods '93. Other Act 1 roles include Nigel in Something's Afoot '91 and Tony in West Side Story '92. He calls Philadelphia home and has appeared in more than 30 productions on most of Philly's stages. Fran directed the world premiere of Dino!, playing now at Walnut St. Theatre's Studio 3. Thanks to D.R. & FB for this opportunity. This one's for Mom. She's the best!
(Director, OK!; Associate Artistic Director) is the chair of the theatre department of DeSales University and a founding member of PSF. Last summer, he directed PSF's production of Sweeney Todd and more recently, Act 1's sold out hit musical Chicago. He has directed many of PSF's acclaimed productions including South Pacific, A Funny Thing…Forum, 1776, Cyrano de Bergerac, My Fair Lady, Amadeus, Man of La Mancha, The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and As You Like It. Razze also composed musical scores for PSF's Cyrano, The Tempest, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. He was awarded Certificates of Merit from the American College Theatre Festival for his direction of Fiddler on the Roof, Oklahoma! and The Music Man and he was the guest director for Lehigh University's production of The Music Man at Zoellner Arts Center in 2003.
(Clown 2, 39 Steps) Previous PSF credits include Much Ado and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. New York credits include Cactus Flower (NYC Revival), An Ideal Husband (Red Fern Theatre) and three seasons with New York Classical Theatre. Regionally, Anthony has been seen at Paper Mill Playhouse, Capital Repertory, Gateway Playhouse, Pensacola and Alabama Shakespeare Festivals. TV and film: Nurse Jackie, Rescue Me, Chasing Zero, Marvelous Miles, and Whisper in the Dark. MFA: Alabama Shakespeare Festival. www.anthonyreimer.com
(Ensemble, OK!) is a senior musical theatre major at DeSales University making his PSF debut. Recently, Kevin was Bobby Strong in Urinetown. Previous shows at DeSales University include Anything Goes, Joseph…Dreamcoat, and Chicago. This past summer, Kevin was in the resident company of the Woodstock Playhouse. Kevin is also proud to be a master carpenter, and soon, sound designer, through the help and thanks of Digger, Liz, Adam, and Justin. Thanks to my friends and family for their unyielding support.
(Accent Coach, Earnest) is delighted to return to PSF to lend a British ear to Earnest. A professional actress, teacher, fight choreographer, and accent coach for many years, some of her favorite experiences include: In New York: new play development for Pan Asian Rep, La MaMa E.T.C., and New Dramatists. Regionally: W;t, French Lieutenant's Woman, Enchanted April, Noises Off, August, Osage County (Fulton Opera House), Death of a Salesman, Two Headed, Hamlet (Mill Mountain), W;t, Noises Off (Pennsylvania Centre Stage), The Winter's Tale, Mornings at Seven, The Foreigner, All's Well That Ends Well (Utah Shakespeare), Twelfth Night, Henry V (Orlando Shakespeare) and a particular favorite The Importance of Being Earnest right here in Center Valley (2003).
(Algernon, Earnest; Claudio, Measure) has appeared in Much Ado, Othello, The Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, Henry IV Part 1, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Merchant of Venice with PSF. He has also worked on multiple productions with The Orlando Shakespeare Theater and NYC's Flux Theatre Ensemble. Film credits include Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Arbitrage, It's Complicated, Tooth and Nail, and The Golden Scallop. He has also appeared on episodes of Blue Blood, 30 Rock, CSI:NY, Law and Order, L&O Criminal Intent, I Just Want My Pants Back, Kings, as well as ESPN's digital series The Pretty Good Sports Show. He would like to dedicate his performance to the loving memories of Paul, Phyllis, and Michael Robidas.
(Wig & Make-up Designer, Beauty) PSF debut: Amadeus, and later, Cyrano. She began her 26-year career working with such legendary singers as Jerome Hines, John Alexander, and Dame Joan Sutherland. She has designed 200+ productions at more than 25 companies encompassing all of the performing arts. Credits as a makeup artist, wig maker, and designer include, The Pearl Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Georgia Shakespeare Festival; Santa Fe, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Toledo, Nashville, Atlanta, and National operas; Atlanta Ballet and North Carolina Dance Theatre. In addition to fashion runway and historic re-enactment films, Ruskai has styled print and TV ads. She gives master classes at universities and co-authored the book, Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre & Film.
(Ike Skidmore, OK!) is delighted to return to PSF. Previously, Dave appeared as Captain Brackett in South Pacific, Michael James in The Playboy of the Western World, and Colonel McKean in 1776. Recently, at Centenary Stage Company, Dave was Doctor McSharry in The Cripple of Inishmaan.
(Lord Chamberlain/Cranmer, Henry) PSF debut! Lantern Theater (The Liar), Wilma Theater (Curse of the Starving Class) Walnut Street Theatre (Amadeus and Oliver!), the Arden Theatre (Winesburg, Ohio, The Dinosaur Musical), InterAct Theatre (When We Go Upon the Sea, Jihad Jones), and Act II Playhouse (Almost, Maine). Elsewhere: Guthrie Theater, Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis, Yale Rep, Shakespeare Theatre in Washington DC, New York Shakespeare Festival, and on Broadway in My Fair Lady. He teaches theater at Montgomery County Community College and lives in Narberth, Pa.
(Founder) is the founding chairperson of DeSales' theater and speech department in 1969 and founder and artistic director of Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in 1991. Fr. Schubert was instrumental in creating a vibrant performing arts arm of the liberal arts curriculum at DeSales University. With his guidance, the department developed majors in dance and TV/film and has grown to more than 300 students majoring in theatre, TV/film, and dance. In PSF, he created a nationally recognized theater festival of high professional standards, attracting renowned artists from around the country. The Festival has grown to incorporate a season of seven plays and an audience base of 30,000 each summer. The Festival takes an annual tour of Shakespeare to middle and high schools throughout Pennsylvania. He has increased the exposure of the Shakespeare and other classics throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
(Director, Young Company Project; Play-wright, S4K) Directing at PSF: Pride and Prejudice, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and 20 assorted children's shows, WillPower Tours, and Green Shows. Erin has taught at DeSales and directed for Act 1. Member of Actors' Equity Association. Favorite roles: Viola in Twelfth Night at PSF and Anne in Anne of Green Gables (Barrymore nomination) at People's Light and Theatre Company. MFA: Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House, BA: DeSales University. Erin lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Bryan, and their PBGV, Bobby. Thanks to Patrick and Casey for having me back.
(Fight Director, OK!) New York: Broadway: 56 Broadway shows including The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Scottsboro Boys, also the national tours of Beauty and the Beast, and Les Miz. International: 53 First Class productions worldwide: Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and Ben Hur Live in Rome and European tour. Opera: Cyrano (starring Placido Domingo) at the Metropolitan Opera, The Royal Opera House, and La Scalla, in Milan. Don Carlo directed by Nicholas Hytner at the MET, and Heart of the Soldier, a new opera at San Francisco Opera. Regional: Sucker Punch at the Signature Theater in Washington DC. King Lear at the Goodman starring Stacy Keach directed by Robert Falls. Film: The Game Plan (starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson), Dan in Real Life (starring Steve Carell, and Juliet Binoche). Television: stunt coordinator for Guiding Light for 12 years; One Life to Live. Instructor: Yale School of Drama. Affiliations: Board member for the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. Awards: Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence from the Lucille Lortel Off-Broadway League, Jeff Award for Best Fight Direction for Romeo and Juliet at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
(Katherine, Henry) 6th season at PSF! Last summer she played Constance in King John, and previously was seen in Hamlet, Pride & Prejudice, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and Othello. Other recent credits: God of Carnage, Fallen Angels, A Streetcar Named Desire, Walnut St. Theatre, It's My Party; The Women and Comedy Project, This Is The Week That Is, 1812 Productions, Bad Dates, Act 2 Playhouse, (Barrymore Award). Regional: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Arden Theatre, Peterborough Players, Bristol Riverside, Dallas Theatre Center, People's Light, Portland Stage Co., Asolo Rep. MFA, Yale School of Drama.
(Director, Measure) began her professional work at the Arena Stage, serving as assistant director to Alan Schneider and Zelda Fichandler on the 1973 tour to the then Soviet Union. Since then, Syer has worked as an actor, director, and, at times, artistic director in theatres across the country, including the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the Alliance Theatre (Atlanta), the Missouri Repertory Theatre (now Kansas City Rep), the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Theatre Project company (St. Louis), Delaware Theatre Company, and Indiana Repertory Theatre, among others. In the fall of 2005, she joined the faculty of Indiana University, after receiving her MFA from the University of Delaware in 2003.
(Young Company; Wilbur/Gaylord/Towns-person, Beauty; Sam, OK!; Ensemble, Measure) Dan has just completed his senior year with a degree in theatre from DeSales University and is overjoyed to begin his career as a member of the PSF Young Company. Previous credits include Chicago, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, I Love a Piano, Joseph...Dreamcoat, 25th...Spelling Bee, and The Sound of Music. Thanks to everyone who has made all of this possible, especially Mom and Dad.
(Chasuble, Earnest; Escalus, Measure) is a professor on the theatre faculty at DeSales, where he recently directed his own adaptation of Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities. He will once again present his solo performance of The Gospel According to Saint Mark at PSF on June 24. A regular with PSF, Turney arrived in 2005 to perform the title character in Moliere's The Imaginary Invalid and stayed on to play myriad old men, most recently Gonzalo in last season's The Tempest. Turney has appeared with the Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Actors' Summit, the Cleveland Play House, Actors Theatre of Louisville and many others. He is married to the Rev. Harper Jane Turney, Priest-in-charge of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Hilltown, Pa.
(Scenic Designer, Beauty, 39 Steps) is thrilled to be working again with PSF this time as a scenic designer. She is a freelance scenic and props designer working in the Washington DC area. Recent scenic design work include: Quotidian Theatre: A Walk in the Woods; Anything Goes; American University: 25th Annual Putnam Co. Spelling Bee; Barter Theater: Women Beware Women, Age of Arousal, Wooden Snowflakes; Keegan Theater: Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Samina holds an MFA in scenic design from Florida State University. In addition to designing for theatre she has also worked as a prop stylist in the DC area. More of her work can be seen at www.saminavieth.com. Many thanks to her PSF family for their support.
(Young Company; Henry Beaumont, Beauty; Secretary of Wolsey/Sir Henry Guildford/Crier, Henry) is extremely grateful to be a part of the 2013 summer at PSF! He is grateful to be performing with such a talented group of individuals, and is even more ecstatic to be spending every waking moment with them during his first summer at PSF. Love and thanks to his family for always being there.
(Cardinal Wolsey, Henry) was born and raised in Wilmington, N.C., and lives in NYC. Most recently closed the role of James Lawson in David Mamet's Race at Human Race Theater in Dayton, Ohio, and originated the role of Long John Silver in the world premier of Treasure Island, A New Musical at Arkansas Repertory. He was Henry Higgins with Kate Baldwin in My Fair Lady at Sacramento Music Circus and Sherlock in Sherlock Holmes & the West End Horror at the Asolo and Pioneer theatres. NYC: Devils Disciple at Irish Rep, Serendib at Ensemble Studio Theater, and Venus Flytrap at Active Theater. Film and TV: PS, I Love You, Law & Order: CI, Delocated, Onion Sports Network, Art=(Love)², and a pilot, Powerless, for FX. Richard recently played George in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and is an inaugural company member at American Stage Theater in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was awarded his MFA from the Academy for Classical Acting at the George Washington University/Shakespeare Theatre Company. Proud union member of Actors' Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA.
(Lighting Designer, 39 Steps, Earnest, Measure) Previously with PSF: Much Ado, The Tempest, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Comedy of Errors, Playboy of the Western World, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Complete Works. Designs in the area have been seen at Wilma, Arden, 1812, PTC, Azuka, People's Light, DTC, Headlong, Walnut, Theatre Exile, Curtis Opera, Lantern, and Flashpoint Theatre Company, where he is artistic director. Other theatre credits include: Teller's Play Dead in Las Vegas and NYC, Cal Shakes, Children's Theatre Company, Milwaukee Rep, CenterStage, Folger Theater, Hangar, Shakespeare Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, Cleveland Playhouse, Roundhouse, Theatre J, Portland Center Stage, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Signature Theater Company, Berkshire Opera, Lincoln Center Institute, Lincoln Center Festival, York Theatre, Summer Play Festival, 37 ARTS, Spoleto Festival USA, City Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and Yale Rep. Awards include 2 Barrymores and 14 nominations, two-time City Paper's Best Lighting Design, 3-time Helen Hayes Nominee, and the 2007 AUDELCO Award for King Hedley II, Signature Theatre. He is a member of Wingspace Design Group. Education: Carnegie Mellon and Yale.
(Joe, OK!) is thrilled to be making his PSF and Oklahoma! debut! He holds a BFA in musical theatre from Santa Fe University of Art and Design and has trained at CAP21 in New York City. Recent credits include Esau Parker in Marie Christine, Not Dead Fred/Minstrel in Spamalot, Rocky in The Rocky Horror Show, Niko/Warner u/s in Legally Blonde National Tour, Doody in Grease, Billy in Anything Goes, Larry in A Chorus Line. Thanks to family and friends. Mom, this one is for you! Matthew is a proud member of AEA. Please visit www.matthewdwiggin.com.
(Young Company; Calliope/Townsperson, Beauty; Francisca, Measure) is a recent graduate of DeSales University. She is grateful to be spending the summer in such a creative and exciting environment. Favorite DeSales credits include Abby Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace and ensemble roles in A Tale of Two Cities and A View from the Bridge. Many thanks to Patrick and the PSF staff for this opportunity and to friends, brothers, Dad, and Mahm for their constant love and support.
(The Girl, S4K) is thrilled to be a part of this wonderful season! A recent graduate from DeSales, Bonnie was last seen as Madame Defarge in Wayne Turney's adaptation of A Tale of Two Cities. In the fall, Bonnie plans on moving either to NYC or Philadelphia to start a career on stage. Love always to Peter.
(Lane, Earnest; Vincentio, Measure) cannot be happier to back for his 19th season at PSF. Roles include: Prospero in The Tempest, King John in King John, Cyrano in Cyrano de Bergerac, Leontes in The Winter's Tale, Antony in Antony Cleopatra, Hamlet/Claudius in Hamlet, and Richard III. Other recent credits include Polixenes in The Winter's Tale for People's Light & Theatre Co., and Alan in God of Carnage at the Walnut St. Theatre. Film and television credits include: The Discoverers, The Sixth Sense, Signs, The Happening, The Answer Man, Bereavement, Bottleworld, Killing Emmett Young, A Gentlemen's Game, Law & Order, Ed, Hack, and Homicide.
(Costume Designer, 39 Steps, Earnest) has designed at PSF for many seasons. Some of her favorite productions include last season's Sweeney Todd and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, as well as Antony and Cleopatra, Amadeus, The Man of La Mancha, My Fair Lady, and The Imaginary Invalid. Recent design credits include Titus Andronicus (Orlando Shakespeare Theatre) and Grease (Walnut Street Theatre). Lisa was the associate costume designer for the Broadway, national tours, and international companies for both Rent and Hair, and the recent Broadway hit A Christmas Story the Musical. Lisa is the costume designer for the web series Submissions Only; Season 3 out this fall. Other design venues include Off-Broadway, Roundabout Theatre underground, The Arden Theatre Company, People's Light, Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, Bristol Riverside Theatre, Syracuse Stage, The Cape Playhouse, as well as styling for commercials and film. LisaZinni.com
* Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Stage Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
ACTORS' EQUITY ASSOCIATION ("AEA" or "Equity"), founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions and provides a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans, for its members. Actors' Equity is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions.