Here are some of the Actors,
Directors, Technicians, and other wonderful people who make Carpenter Square Theatre's productions possible.
Biographical information has been drawn
from show programs from 1997 to the present - please e-mail
us with any corrections.
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Mel made his CST
debut in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
after being a CST supporter and season ticket holder for several years. By day,
he's an assistant site manager for Cushman and Wakefield.
Nicole made her CST debut in THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, and followed the next season with PACK OF LIES. Other roles include
Brigitta in THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Lizzie in THE RAINMAKER,
and Moth in LOVE'S LABOURS LOST.
Jennifer made her CST debut in LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. Her acting training includes two years at the
University of Southern California School of Theatre. Favorite roles include
Shelby in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Cordelia in KING LEAR, Tansy in THE NERD, and various
roles in USC student films.
Brad made his CST debut in AS BEES IN HONEY
DROWN. He began his community
theatre binge in 1995 when he worked on several productions at Oklahoma
Children's Theatre as a technician and performer. In late 1996, he happily ran
afoul of the Sizzlin' Brains and Duty Free theater companies and subsequently
played parts in several independent productions: Phil in BOY'S LIFE, Aaronow in
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, Comet in THE EIGHT, Seton in STALAG 17, Ray in ANADARKO and
several roles in TOO HOT FOR TV. Under the aegis of ACTS and Magna Talent, he's
also worked in audio and video production with over one hundred sessions to his
Betsy has worked in theatre for 35 years and has been active in Oklahoma
City theatre since 1978. For CST, she has directed REHEARSAL FOR MURDER,
BLEACHER BUMS, and numerous Water Stage shows. She also performed with CST in
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) is Vanessa's debut performance at Carpenter Square. Previously she has performed in RAZZLE DAZZLE: A FOSSE REVUE as Rose Alvarez
in BYE, BYE BIRDIE, Annie in ANNIE and as Annabel Glick in LUCKY STIFF at Jewel Box Theatre. Vanessa has also recently completed a Public Service Announcement commercial in Amarillo, Texas and has also appeared in an independent film still in the works.
Erin made her CST debut as Laura in THE
GLASS MENAGERIE. She holds a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of
Central Oklahoma. She's worked extensively with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park
in such shows as MACBETH, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, PERICLES, and HENRY V. She
also performed in THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA for Oklahoma Children's Theatre.
Nick has appeared in many CST shows over the years including RUMORS
(I and II), WIT, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION,
PRIVATE EYES, ACCOMPLICE, THE
BOYS NEXT DOOR, THE FLOATING LIGHTBULB, PERSONALS, BREAKING LEGS, THE MANCHURIAN
CANDIDATE, LUCKY STIFF, THE ILLUSION, LAUGHING WILD, and 18 characters in A PERFECT GANESH. He's
also directed COMMUNICATING
DOORS and PACK OF LIES. He has also
designed over 40 stage sets locally -- 30 for Carpenter Square alone. Nick is a freelance
artist who recently illustrated "Harry Potter" for Warner Brothers.
Chad made his CST debut in the seventh season production of AND MISS REARDON
DRINKS A LITTLE. He relocated to Los Angeles to study with Robert Carnegie
and Jeff Goldblum at Playhouse West and to expand his film and television
opportunities. He returned to OKC to finish his studies and won the role
of Jonathan Harker in DRACULA at Jewel Box and "the Visitor" in PICASSO
AT THE LAPIN AGILE at CST.
Lisa made her CST
debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER.
She also appeared as the wife in THE METAPHOR at Actor's Casting Theatre.
Anne's CST appearances include THE MEMORY
OF WATER, LUCKY STIFF, and the 1996 production of SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN
DEATH. At Jewel Box, Anne starred as Eliza in MY FAIR LADY and Florence in THE
ODD COUPLE: FEMALE VERSION, and directed LUCKY STIFF and OKLAHOMA!
Marc made his CST debut in WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY
DOWN and also appeared in RUMORS.
Marc is an elementary school teacher and has performed standup comedy daily for 8 years in
front of his third graders. He enjoys teaching comedy improvisation to children and has
been a member of the improv troupe "Comedy Sportz" in Houston since 1994.
Gwen made her CST and
theatrical debut in OUT OF ORDER.
Mr. Bliley's made his CST debut in
LOST IN YONKERS, but his first Oklahoma
stage appearance was in BORN YESTERDAY for Synchonicity Theatre Company.
Previous credits include WAIT UNTIL DARK, I HATE HAMLET, COME BLOW YOUR HORN,
and NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS for the Sherman Community Players in Sherman, TX., THE
ODD COUPLE and OUR TOWN for Sumter Little Theatre in South Carolina and TEA
HOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON for the Port City Players in Germany. Film shorts
include SINGLE AND DEALING WITH IT and WITH A BODY LIKE THAT. He is a video
editor and was an on-air radio personality.
Allen has appeared in numerous productions in area theatres, served as talent in
radio, television, and film projects, and is a founding member of the
improvisational comedy troupe Everybody and Their Dog. Allen holds a BA
in Theatre Arts and an MA in Creative Studies from OCU. CST roles include
Algernon in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING
EARNEST and Billy Bibbitt in ONE FLEW
OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. Favorite roles include: Prior Walter in ANGELS IN AMERICA, PARTS I
& II, Betty/Edward in CLOUD 9, and Dr. Einstein in ARSENIC AND OLD LACE,
with Carol Cook and Betty Garrett.
Jamie's CST appearances include PRIDE'S
THE COVER OF LIFE, OUT OF ORDER, and SYLVIA. At Jewel Box Theatre, she has
performed in THE WOMEN and won their Best Actress Award for LOST IN YONKERS.
She also performed at Omniplex Theatre's premier of WILEY POST - A TRIBUTE, where she took the
phrase "break-a-leg" literally! She is a
drama teacher at Summit Middle School.
Doug's CST debut was in THE
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Doug has chiefly been featured in productions
for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park and Stone Soup Theatre, including: Toby
Belch in TWELFTH NIGHT, Estragon in WAITING FOR GODOT, Scapin in SCAPIN, Marc
Antony in JULIUS CAESAR, and Frederick Treves in THE ELEPHANT MAN.
Angi is a theater
major at Rose State College and made her CST debut in SCOTLAND ROAD. She toured with a
professional acting company called Act One for a year and a half, and currently serves as
the Drama Director for Life Covenant Church. Other productions include JOSEPH AND THE
AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, INTO THE WOODS, and THE SOUND OF MUSIC.
Ace made his CST debut in FUDDY MEERS,
but he's been in many plays in high school and college, including GUYS &
DOLLS, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, and YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN.
Amanda made her CST debut in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Other roles include Woman in THE DRINKING GAME at Actor's Studio Warehouse. For her day job, Amanda works as a drama teacher at a junior high school. She will gladly accept gift
certificates to any local lingerie shop as her own underclothes have been mysteriously stretched out?!?
Jason was last seen at CST as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Also at Carpenter Square Theatre: CORPSE, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE and THE SHADOW BOX. Jason has been seen at OSP as Cassius in JULIUS CAESAR, Ferdinand in THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, Prince Hal in HENRY IV, PART 1. He has also been featured as Stosh in STALAG 17 and Mr. Mephostoplillus in THE DRINKING GAME both at A.C.T.S. studio warehouse.
his CST debut in HOW
I LEARNED TO DRIVE - appearing onstage for the first time since high
school. Though it had been twenty years, the desire to perform never left.
His other interests include playing tennis, carpentry, and playing the
Chris made his CST
debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER.
He's a graduate of Cameron in Lawton, Oklahoma and performed as Duke Fredrick in AS YOU
LIKE IT, the misfit in A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND, and as Boo Radley in TO KILL A
MOCKINGBIRD at the University and at Lawton Community Theatre. Chris is a baseball expert
and World War II history buff. He is also an excellent backgammon player.
Sky made his CST debut in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). He holds a BA in Speech/Theatre from Oklahoma City University, where he appeared in such diverse roles as Macduff in the Scottish tragedy and Baba Yaga in THE HAUNTED MAPLES. While at OCU, he wrote and directed SING A SILENT SONG. He staged the premier of THE HOSPICE at Will Rogers Theatre and served as a performer/director/originator for SPIRIT FLIGHT and DAMN EVERYTHING BUT THE CIRCUS, two works presented at Individual Artists of Oklahoma. He currently plays bass and sings with Cosmic Seed.
appeared at CST in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER
and IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY. You may have also seen Robyn as Adel in UCO's
production of SELF TORTURE AND STRENUOUS EXERCISE. Robyn holds a BS in Biology
from UCO and is proud to be alive and functional!
returns to CST in SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (2000) having made her CST
debut in the 1989 cast. Other CST appearances include LITTLE SHOP OF
HORRORS. When she's not onstage, she's performing on the radio every
morning on Rock 100.5 the KATT as part of the Rick & Brad show.
Phil's last onstage appearance was as a Transylvanian in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Philip has stage
managed or held technical positions on many CST shows including WIT,
CHANGIN' LANES, I HATE HAMLET, RUTHLESS!,
three productions of SIX
WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (III, IV, & V), ACCOMPLICE, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN
BRODIE, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, and
PACK OF LIES. He has also been
involved with productions at other local theatres including THE SONG OF SINGAPORE at Jewel
Box Theatre, and STEEL MAGNOLIAS in Yukon. He has also been known to appear onstage
wearing big costumes, such as the Chicken and the Snowman in EATING RAOUL, and Mr. Potato Head in
PERSONALS. He's also one of the CARPENTERSQUARE.COM webmasters.
Aaron attends Edmond Santa Fe High School where he is
involved with competitive drama and show choir. He made his CST debut in
LOST IN YONKERS. He appeared in OLIVER! at
Jewel Box Theatre. He studies at Dance Unlimited where her performed the roles
of The Wizard and Uncle Henry in THE WIZARD OF OZ. Aaron is also a student of
music. Besides studying piano, he enjoys playing the bass guitar, electric
guitar, and drums. Also, he loves writing music and playing with his band. Aaron
is the son of Richard and Ruth Charnay.
include major roles in drama, comedy, and musicals at all of the Oklahoma City theatres.
At CST, she's been around since the very first season and has appeared in
LOST IN YONKERS, FUDDY
BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, OVER
THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, SCOTLAND
ROAD, A PERFECT GANESH, LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, THE
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, CABARET,
GOLDEN POND and
many others. She has appeared in print ads, commercials, radio and TV voice-overs, and has
also appeared on national television on RESCUE 911, TRUE DETECTIVE, and the award-winning
OKLAHOMA PASSAGE. She serves on the CST Board of Directors.
Tiffany made her CST debut in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Tiffany has also been seen with various theatres in productions of OKLAHOMA!, OUR TOWN, THE CURIOUS SAVAGE and SORRY, WRONG NUMBER. Tiffany has a background in modern, tap and jazz dance.
first community theatre role, as well as her debut at CST was in HOW
I LEARNED TO DRIVE and she later appeared in AS
BEES IN HONEY DROWN. She's a senior education major at Southwestern
State University in Weatherford. While there, she has played Phyllis in
SYLVIA, Abigale Williams in THE CRUCIBLE, and Kate Miller in THE COVER OF
Rhonda is the
Artistic Director at Carpenter Square Theatre and has directed and acted in many
productions, including two productions of SIX
WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (IV & V), THE
BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED), THE
LION IN WINTER, LONDON
SUITE, NOISES OFF, THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE,
BEES IN HONEY DROWN, LES LIAISONS
I LEARNED TO DRIVE, PROPOSALS,
DOORS, SIX DEGREES OF
SEPARATION, SCOTLAND ROAD, RUMORS, SYLVIA,
A PERFECT GANESH, and THREE
Katy made her CST
debut in RUMORS. She's also performed
at Jewel Box in BYE BYE BIRDIE, and PIRATES OF PENZANCE with Cimarron Circuit Opera
made her CST debut as Li'l Bit in HOW
I LEARNED TO DRIVE. She has appeared in several shows with Norman's
Stone Soup Theatre, including STEEL MAGNOLIAS as Shelby and as Beth in A
LIE OF THE MIND. Earlier work includes Arlie in GETTING OUT and Laura in
THE GLASS MENAGERIE, both at OU. Linda works as publications and
promotions specialist at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.
Jennifer made her CST onstage debut in WIT,
although she has worked backstage on numerous shows including DAS
BARBECU and THE BIBLE: THE COMPLETE
WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED). She holds a BA in Theatre from Ottawa University in Kansas. There,
she acted in her favorite plays to date, as Heidi Holland in THE HEIDI
CHRONICLES and Maggie in THE SHADOW BOX.
Cormack Olive, Heather
Heather is the
co-owner of Stagestruck Studio and recently appeared in I HATE HAMLET. She has produced, directed, and choreographed several
children's shows for a variety of venues. Theatre credits include GODSPELL, Wendy in PETER
PAN, and Ermangarde in HELLO DOLLY! all at Lyric Theatre. At Jewel Box Theatre, she has
played Sister Robert Anne in NUNSENSE, Annie Oakley in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, and Maria in
WEST SIDE STORY. Film and television credits include UNSOLVED MYSTERIES, THE DENNIS BYRD
STORY, and PRETENDER as well as several local and regional commercials.
Alison made her CST
debut as the spunky dog in SYLVIA.
She's performed with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park in AS YOU LIKE IT, THE WINTER'S
TALE, WILD OATS, and MACBETH, among others. She appeared as the Angel in ANGELS IN AMERICA
and Ophelia in HAMLET at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Chris got his start onstage at the age of 12 at the Mummers theatre school
on Main Street. He is a familiar
face on the CST stage with roles in
MURDER IN GREEN MEADOWS, FUDDY
THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, REHEARSAL FOR MURDER, DADDY'S DYIN (WHO'S GOT THE WILL?), BREAKING
LEGS, and FIFTH OF JULY. Other favorites include Old Gobo and Prince of Aragon in OSP's
MERCHANT OF VENICE.
Bob has appeared in numerous CST productions including DEATHTRAP,
AT THE LAPIN AGILE, SIX
DEGREES OF SEPARATION, CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER, THE SISTERS
ROSENSWIEG, TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS, and THE BOYS NEXT
DOOR. He's also served as
Stage Manager for many other productions.
Elnora is a former public school speech pathologist who began acting
following her retirement in 1990. She made her CST debut in the award-winning
production of OVER THE
RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, then performed the following season in WIT.
She has performed in THE WOMEN at the Jewel Box Theatre's THE WOMEN. She's performed in the
Stage Center Presents series with Oklahoma Children's Theatre, Stage Door in
Yukon, and Jewel Box Under The Stars, including Aunt Eller in OKLAHOMA!
made her CST debut in COMMUNICATING
DOORS. She's also appeared in several productions with Oklahoma
Shakespeare in the Park, including MACBETH, HAMLET, RICHARD III, and KING
LEAR. She also won a Jewel Box Gem Award for Best Actress for her role as
Tracy Lord in THE PHILADELPHIA STORY. Erin holds a BA in History from the
University of Oklahoma.
Robert appeared in PRIDE'S CROSSING,
NEVER THE SINNER:
THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION and has
appeared with many other local college and community theaters. He was in OSP's KING LEAR.
Favorites include THE METAPHOR, THE LION IN WINTER, LONE STAR, NOISES OFF, BEDROOM FARCE, CHAPTER
TWO, and CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER.
Amanda made her CST debut in PICASSO
AT THE LAPIN AGILE, then appeared as Columbia in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). She's a Music Theatre major
at UCO, where she's performed the lead role of Isabelle in RING AROUND THE
MOON, Micah in the opera SAMSON, Susan in COMPANY and Joy in THE HALOS.
She's also performed at Jewel Box in WEST SIDE STORY and GREASE.
is a social studies teacher at NW Classen High School where she is also
co-sponsor of the Urban League and the Black History Club. She made her
CST debut as Clemma Diggins in PROPOSALS.
Previous roles include Calpurnia in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and Mrs. Noah
in GREENER PASTURES. Debra says "I enjoy the theatre, and I'm having
the time of my life."
A native Oklahoman, Kim began acting at age 15. In 1979, she became the only
full-time female gunfighter at Frontier City's Col. Colt's Company. Enjoying the
physical action, stunts, costuming, and ad lib acting, she remained connected to
Col. Colt's Co. until 1990. Kim made her CST debut in FUDDY
MEERS, then appeared the next season in
LOST IN YONKERS. Past shows include FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, PAWNEE BILL'S WILD WEST
SHOWS, LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS, and DRACULA. She stays active by assisting
Putnam City Schools and the medieval group Lionheart with makeup, costuming, and
de Dumé, Charles
Charles made his CST
debut in the first production of THE
COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED). He was so well received that he was asked to
reprise his role in the second production. Charles has impressed audiences throughout the
area with his magnificent physique and understated acting style, playing in shows for
Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Oklahoma Children's Theatre, and Everybody and their
Dog. His hobbies include wrestling and the double entendre.
appeared on the CST stage in PROPOSALS
and REHEARSAL FOR MURDER.
While in Chicago,
Robert performed in TAKE HER SHE'S MINE and THE VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE.
Lysandra made her directorial debut at CST when she co-directed the wildly
successful production of THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Favorite acting roles include Poopay in COMMUNICATING
DOORS, Tood in THE COVER OF LIFE,
Annelle in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Mary MacGregor in
THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, Cory in BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF
HORRORS, Francis Flute in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Prudence in PRUDENCE AND THE DRAGON,
and Lyse in CYRANO DE BERGERAC. She also appeared in CST's SIX
WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (V), EATING RAOUL and THE MANCHURIAN
CANDIDATE. Lysandra also served as the CST Box Office Manager for several
Charlie came to Edmond over 25 years ago, after 20 years with 2 other
University of North Texans in a comedy/vocal trio/club act known as "The
Chuck-a-Lucks". He has had starring roles in SLEUTH and PIRATES OF PENZANCE
for Canterbury Choral Society; THE ODD COUPLE, THE SUNSHINE BOYS, MACK &
MABEL at Jewel Box; and productions of ON GOLDEN POND at Jewel Box and CST.
Other CST productions include OVER THE RIVER
AND THROUGH THE WOODS, MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940, CABARET, and THE
CEMETARY CLUB. He's also performed for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Lyric
Theatre, The Pollard, and ACTS Warehouse Theatre.
intro to CST was receiving a lot of bumps and bruises as the dimwitted
"dead" detective in OUT OF ORDER.
Other credits include a dimwitted Marine in A FEW GOOD MEN and the
dimwitted Porter in THE ELEPHANT MAN, a dimwitted husband in THE GOOD
DOCTOR, and a dimwitted restauranteur in FLAMING IDIOTS. He also appeared
as the slightly less dimwitted Kenny in PROPOSALS.
made her CST debut in KINDERTRANSPORT.
Her next CST appearance was as Vivian Bearing in WIT.
She also appeared at Stage Center as Marmee in Oklahoma Children's
Theatre's LITTLE WOMEN. She has performed with Stone Soup Theatre as Mrs.
Kendel in THE ELEPHANT MAN, Mistress Page in OSP's THE MERRY WIVES OF
WINDSOR, and Joy Gresham in SHADOWLANDS at Shawnee Little Theatre. Angie
holds an MPA in Theatre from OCU.
Enoch starred as
Sylvia St. Croix in RUTHLESS! where
he added a new skill to his resume...walking in high heels! Other CST shows include OIL
CITY SYMPHONY and 3 GUYS NAKED FROM THE WAIST DOWN. Other shows include FLAMING IDIOTS,
DAMES AT SEA, and BYE BYE BIRDIE. Enoch was typecast as the piano player in Lyric's GEORGE
M! where he was also the rehearsal pianist for the summer.
Enoch left way too soon when he passed away in January 2004.
Erwin, Robert K.
Robert made his CST debut in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) but previously, he'd worked backstage for CST's I HATE
HAMLET, CHANGIN' LANES, and SIX WOMEN
(V). He used to write theatre criticism, but now realizes you can't fight human nature. Since 1985, he has used local talent for his independent film and video productions. He is a proud member of the OKC singing group The BackRow, and by day,
is the Director of University Relations at Oklahoma City University.
Robert passed away in July 2005.
Emily has performed
at CST in MURDER IN
GREEN MEADOWS, LONDON SUITE, THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN
DEATH (V), PROPOSALS, PACK OF LIES and THE
MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE. She played Nurse Ratched in the Bignose production of ONE FLEW OVER
THE CUCKOO'S NEST, and has appeared in several OKCCC productions. At Jewel
Box Theatre, she's appeared in THE PHILADELPHIA STORY and won a Gem Award
for her performance as Tansy in THE NERD.
Lane has appeared at
CST in DEATHTRAP, CHANGIN' LANES and
PERSONALS. Formerly the Operations Manager at the Pollard Theatre, he now
works for the Sonic Corporation and looks forward to more involvement here
at Stage Center. Favorite shows
include NOISES OFF, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS..., THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, DAS
BARBECÜ, THE HEIRESS, DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER, and a one night fling as one of Robert
Matson's DRAMA QUEENS. At CST, he's directed THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) and TRAVELS
WITH MY AUNT. For the Pollard, he directed AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', WAIT
UNTIL DARK, and THE KING AND
Michael made his acting and CST debut in THE
BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE. Having grown up in a military family, he has
attended 14 different schools and lived in 3 different countries (US, England,
and Turkey) and six different states! Michael has always wanted to try his hand
at acting and this was evident to his teachers as he was always the class clown
Norman is a retired
chemistry professor from Oklahoma University. He has acted at Norman Community Playhouse,
Jewel Box, CST, and many other groups. His CST appearances include PRIVATE EYES, INSPECTING CAROL, BEAU
JEST, and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE.
Doug made his CST debut in the Stage Center Presents production of THE
LION IN WINTER, then a few months later appeared in FUDDY
MEERS. He is currently completing his BFA degree in drama at the
University of Oklahoma. While at OU, he participated in three world premieres, A
CHRISTMAS CAROUSEL with Phyllis Frelich and Mark Medoff, JACK with John Cullum,
and THE GREAT UNKNOWN. Some of his favorite roles include Kenny in THREE GUYS
NAKED FROM THE WAIST DOWN and Mary Sunshine in CHICAGO.
Mary has appeared in
many CST shows including RUTHLESS!, EATING RAOUL, LAUGHING WILD, both
productions of CHANGIN' LANES,
SING LIKE ANGELS, THE WONDER YEARS, 4 productions of SIX
WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (I, III, IV, V), and 2 productions of THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (III, IV). She also appeared in NUNSENSE at Jewel Box. Mary is also a busy
seamstress who makes many
costumes for CST and other theatres. She also sings with The BackRow.
Deanna made her CST debut in NEVER
THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY. In addition to film, commerical
and radio credits, she has preformed on various stages across Oklahoma,
including Juliet in ROMEO AND JULIET, Bianca in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW,
Antigone in ANTIGONE, Shelby in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Nadine in APPOINTMENT WITH
DEATH and Lee in MARVIN'S ROOM.
Rob made his CST debut in NEVER
THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY and appeared the following season
in THE GLASS MENAGERIE. His
numerous roles for OK Shakespeare in the Park include MacDuff in MACBETH, Romeo in ROMEO AND
JULIET, Edgar in KING LEAR, Marc Anthony in JULIUS CAESAR, Orsino in TWELFTH
in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, and Abraham Slender in THE MERRY WIVES OF
WINDSOR. Rob has also performed for Stone Soup Theatre in Norman. He has a BA
Lance has acted in numerous shows including Once Upon A Mattress, Bring Back
Birdie, Anything Goes, Romeo & Juliet and Eris. Lance served as the Box Office Manager
for CST, and has directed DIVA,
A HOTEL ON MARVIN GARDENS and ALL I
REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN for the theater. As a stage
manager for CST, Lance has worked on PICASSO AT
THE LAPIN AGILE, DEATHTRAP,
OVER THE RIVER & THROUGH THE WOODS and
PRIDE'S CROSSING. He is also a
member-at-large of Orlando Theatre Project, and is the executive director of the
Ghostlight Theatre Club in the Paseo District.
Stephanie made her CST debut in PRIDE'S
CROSSING. In San Antonio, she appeared in LES MISERABLES, OLIVER, ST. JOAN,
MUSIC MAN, and OKLAHOMA!, among others.
Tom has worked backstage on numerous shows for CST (along with his wife
Genger) and occasionally makes small onstage appearances, including THE
LION IN WINTER, LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and AS BEES IN
HONEY DROWN. By day, he's a program analyst at FAA.
Stephanie made her CST debut in LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. She's a student at Casady High School where her roles
have included Laurie in BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS and Grace in ANNIE, as well as
Abby in ARSENIC AND OLD LACE. Stephanie has been a member of The Young Company
for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park for two years. She attended Interlochen
Arts Camp in Michigan as a drama major, where she played Mama in NUMBER THE
STARS and Emily Dickinson in BRITTLE HEAVEN.
Steven made his CST debut in PRIDE'S
CROSSING, but he has designed the lights for numerous other shows. He
has his AA from St. Gregory's College and his BA from UCO. Favorite roles
include Tartuffe in TARTUFFE and Sebastian in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, an
adaptation by Terry Veal.
Louise was the
Musical Director for CHANGIN' LANES
and SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN
She was born and raised in New York City, studied music at Boston University, and earned a
Master of Music Degree at Oklahoma City University. Since 1976, Oklahoma has been her home
where she has taught middle school music, theatre, and science for 18 years. She can be
seen performing professionally in a wide variety of musical styles from classical to jazz
to reggae to folk to music from the planet of her origin.
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) marked David's return to Carpenter Square, having appeared in
the third production of ROCKY HORROR SHOW. He works as a stand-up comedian and is a member of the comedy troupe Baloney Rodeo.
Jim made his CST
debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER.
He holds a BA in English from Rhodes College and his previous theatre experience includes
the role of Alan in COME BLOW YOUR HORN.
has worked on and off-stage around the OKC area for many local theatres. His
favorite role was Guy in Robert Matson's original play DRAMA QUEENS. For CST, he
appeared in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) and stage managed TRAVELS
WITH MY AUNT. He has also been seen in THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, THE KING AND I, SOMETHING'S AFOOT and
MACBETH. Michael also house managed Lyric Theatre's 2000 season.
Debi has appeared in PRIVATE EYES and
PRELUDE TO A KISS
at CST. Other favorite roles include Mildred in SUNDAY SUNDAY, Mimi in TALE OF TWO
BEDROOMS and the infamous Lady MacBeth.
Wyatt is a native of Little Rock, AR and recently received his BFA in
Theatre from OU where he played Doug in COSI FAN TUTTI, Nick in THE WOODS, and
Peachy Weil in THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO. While in Little Rock, he worked as an
actor, painter, and punching bag for THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL OF ARKANSAS. He
made his CST debut in WIT.
is a music teacher at Soldier Creek Elementary and has
appeared in many CST shows over the years, including THE
BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED), PROPOSALS,
INSPECTING CAROL, THE BOYS NEXT DOOR,
IT'S ONLY A PLAY, A CHORUS LINE, and STORY THEATRE. He also directed EATING RAOUL
for CST. Other appearances include ANGELS IN AMERICA and TO KILL A
Kathleen has worked
professionally in the theatre for 15 years as an actor, director, instructor, and
designer. After graduating from LSU with her MFA in Acting, she worked in such theatres as
the Repertory Theatre of America, Hartford Stage Company, Idaho Theatre for Youth, and
Off-Broadway at One Dream Theatre. Locally, she has performed at OK Summer Stage and Stone
Soup Theatre. She made her CST debut as Angie in BREAKING LEGS, and followed that up with PACK OF LIES.
Dave was the Staff
Accompanist for the Music Theatre Division of the UCO Music Department. He music directed
and played Beulah Boiler in BACK TO THE 40's WITH THE BOILER SISTERS at UCO. He's also
music directed and played for numerous other musicals for area theatres, including RUTHLESS! at CST. He's also played for
Candice Earley, formerly with the ABC-TV soap, ALL MY CHILDREN.
Sadly, he passed away in July 2004 during the run of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.
Wendy made her CST debut as Betty Hapshatt/Transylvanian in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Wendy is a company member with the Pollard Theatre Company where she has served as master electrician and performed as Sr. Mary Leo in NUNSENSE, Vera in 10 LITTLE INDIANS, Corinna in THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES and Catherine in THE FOREIGNER.
made her CST debut in KINDERTRANSPORT,
and later appeared in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV).
Other roles include Cybele in THE UNDERGROUNDER and the ensemble cast of
TALES FROM THE CLOSET.
Lana is a longtime performer at CST, including Mark Houston's production of SIX
WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (III), and two productions of THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (III and IV). She also acts regularly at Oklahoma Children's Theatre.
recently in OUT OF ORDER. Seven
years earlier, she was in THE CHILDREN'S
HOUR. She's also appeared in THE WOMEN, A
CHRISTMAS CAROL, and FLAMING IDIOTS at Jewel Box Theatre.
Jayme made her CST
debut in THREE VIEWINGS, and has
also appeared in SIX DEGREES OF
SEPARATION. She is a Montessori teacher at Casady School.
Sumrall made her CST
debut in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION.
She has performed in many productions at Casady School and at Spotlight Youth Theatre,
including MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, THE APPLE TREE, and NUNSENSE. Sumrall will be studying
theatre at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Irick, Joshua Jamison
Joshua made his CST debut in AS BEES IN
HONEY DROWN then soon after, appeared in LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and NEVER THE
SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), and PRIDE'S
CROSSING. Born in Norman and raised in OKC, Joshua graduated from Trinity
Valley Community College with degrees in Science and Speech. His performances at
TVCC included: Dolf in THE FATHER, Tranio in TAMING OF THE SHREW, Jason in MEDEA
and Chief Bromden in ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. He also performs stand-up
comedy at Joker's Comedy Club.
Laurel's roles at At
CST include THE GLASS MENAGERIE, A PERFECT GANESH
and HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES. Other shows include STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Jewel Box, and The GLASS
MENAGERIE at Norman Community Playhouse.
Shawn made his CST debut in the title role of THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). He appeared as Patrick the gambler in Synchronicity Theatre's Improv production of A CHRISTMAS ON THE RADIO. He has also performed with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park in KING LEAR and JULIUS CAESAR, and various productions with the Theatre Arts Dept. at UCO.
made his CST debut in COMMUNICATING
DOORS then later the same season played the Ratcatcher in KINDERTRANSPORT. He has a bachelor degree in Hispanic Literature and has done
post-graduate work in the subject. Some favorite roles include Thingamajig
#1 in CANNIBAL CHEERLEADERS ON CRACK in Washington D.C. and The Player in
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD in Columbia, Missouri.
moving to OKC from Atlanta, Heather made her CST debut in PICASSO
AT THE LAPIN AGILE, then the following season appeared in LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and NOISES OFF. She holds a B.A. in Theatre from Florida State
University, studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena,
and is preparing to start her Masters in Theatre for Young Audiences at
Oklahoma City University. Some of her favorite roles include Trish in
REGRETS ONLY, Amelia in THE HOUSE ON BERNARDA ALBA, Nance in FEMALE
TRANSPORT, and Carol in LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR with Onstage Atlanta.
Alan made his CST
debut in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION.
He is a dance instructor at Dance Makers of OKC, and is also a local folk musician.
It was a pleasure to
work with Mr Katt in 1999's I HATE HAMLET.
Well known to theatre audiences on both coasts, his leading roles have run the gamut from
PIPPIN on Broadway to the world stage premier of THE DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES, and the
premier of Marsha Norman's SARAH AND ABRAHAM. Other commitments have included leading
roles at the Phoenix Repertory Theatre in NY, The Cleveland Playhouse, and three seasons
with South Coast Repertory, besides several national tours, among them THE PIRATES OF
PENZANCE and THE ZOO STORY. Television hits include MODELS, INC., THE NEW PERRY MASON
MOVIES for NBC, and THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO. Earlier successes have included the films
CARRIE, FIRST LOVE, BIG WEDNESDAY, BUTCH AND SUNDANCE THE EARLY YEARS, and HOUSE.
Bob has appeared at
CST in PRIVATE EYES, FIFTH OF
JULY, and BEDSIDE MANNERS. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he
appeared in such shows as BROADWAY and WALLY'S CAFE. Back home in Oklahoma he has appeared
with OSP, Stage Door, Stone Soup Theatre, and Actor's Casting production of GLENGARRY GLEN
made her CST debut in HOW
I LEARNED TO DRIVE. Other appearances include LAUNDRY AND BOURBON at
ACTS Warehouse, GUYS AND DOLLS, NAKED THEATRE 2, BOY'S LIFE, and many
shows at OU and UCO. By day, Julianna plays drama teacher at Southeast
Shaun's work at CST includes playing Valmont in LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, and appearing in both productions of THE COMPLEAT
WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED). He's performed in many productions at Shakespeare in
the Park, including KING LEAR at Stage Center. He also performs in NEWS, WEATHER AND
CORPSE with Madlust Productions' WhoDunnit Dinner Theatre. He currently teaches
English at Boulevard Academy in Edmond and has written, produced, directed, and
performed in his own show, THE GRASSHOPPER HAS MORE THAN HE CAN CHEW.
Carol made her CST debut in DEATHTRAP.
She's also appeared in UCO's productions of GRANDMA SYLVIA'S FUNERAL as Helga
Helsenrott, RING AROUND THE MOON as Mme. DesMortes, and in OSP's THE TEMPEST as
Iris. A member of the Durango Repertory Theatre Company in Durango, Colorado she
has appeared in numerous productions including HAMLET, KING LEAR, THE
MISANTHROPE, ARCADIA, and CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL. A singer as well as an actress,
she has been a soloist with the Music in the Mountains Festival and performed
with her husband, trumpeter James L. Klages and Mei Duo at the Scripps College
Concert series in Claremont, CA.
Christi has appeared
in RUTHLESS! and as Blanche in
BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS at CST. Other favorite roles include Cha Li in SONG OF
SINGAPORE, Corrie Bratter in BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, and Emily Webb in OUR TOWN.
One of Kym's favorite
roles was Suzanne in CST's TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS. She also appeared CST's I HATE HAMLET. Other favorite roles
include Mary in THE WOMEN, Bonnie in ANYTHING GOES, Mavis in STEPPING OUT, Cherie in BUS
STOP, and Brooke in NOISES OFF. Kym is the Public Information Officer for the Oklahoma
State Bureau of Investigations.
Joshua appeared in
both CST productions of THE
COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED). He was also the lovable mute in THE
ILLUSION. Other roles include Polonius in HAMLET, Touchstone in AS YOU LIKE IT, and Don
Armado in LOVE'S LABORS LOST for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park.
affiliation with CST was directing PRIVATE
EYES. His onstage debut was in SIX
DEGREES OF SEPARATION. The following season, he directed KINDERTRANSPORT.
Hal has acted and directed extensively in Texas and California.
He earned an M.F.A. in directing for the stage from UT Austin in 1987 and advanced to
Ph.D. candidacy at UC Santa Barbara. Previous directing highlights include MEMOIR, BITS
AND PIECES, and THE BALCONY. After moving to Oklahoma City, he appeared in three shows
during Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's 1998 summer season, and also appeared in their
production of KING LEAR for Stage Center Presents.
Vince has a long history with CST, but has upgraded from his usual spotlight to
on-stage work in PROPOSALS
when he was told "They have a role in the next show for a loud, obnoxious
Italian guy with a thick New York accent...you'd be perfect!"
Reneé is a graduate
of the University of Central Oklahoma where she played Harper in ANGELS IN AMERICA, Sister
Terry in TONY & TINA'S WEDDING, Poppy in NOISES OFF, and Agnes in THE SHADOW BOX. She
has also performed in AS YOU LIKE IT, SCAPIN, and HENRY IV PART ONE at Oklahoma
Shakespeare in the Park. Her CST productions include roles in THE
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, PACK OF LIES, EATING RAOUL and THE COVER OF LIFE.
WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY DOWN was
Bob's CST debut. He's performed in Texas and Oklahoma for 30 years including numerous
roles for Shawnee Little Theatre. Other shows include EVERYBODY LOVES OPAL, ARSENIC &
OLD LACE, CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN, LITTLE MARY SUNSHINE, and INTO THE WOODS.
Galen has appeared in
CST's productions of REHEARSAL
FOR MURDER and MORE STORY THEATRE. He appeared in many area productions during the
'80s and is happy to be getting back into theatre. Galen stays busy in the summer now by
photographing auto racing in Texas and Oklahoma.
Scott appeared in
both productions of THE COMPLEAT
WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED). He also played Cliff in Lyric Theatre's production of
CABARET at Stage Center. He appeared in the world premiere production of AUSCHWITZ LULLABY
with the Alliance Theatre Company and completed work on the film MELVIN shot right here in
Oklahoma. Favorite roles in OKC include Arthur in CAMELOT, John Adams in 1776, Cassius in
JULIUS CAESAR, and Vernon in THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG.
Angela is from Edmond
and made her CST debut as Tina Denmark in RUTHLESS!. She's been a featured performer at
Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. She's appeared in THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES and
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Lyric Theatre, as well as local television commercials and
Mark made his CST debut in
MURDER IN GREEN MEADOWS. Other roles
include Saul in TRUE WEST for OKC Theatre Company, Mr. Michaels in FAME at
Actors Warehouse Studio, and Oliver in AS YOU LIKE IT.
Michael is a Theatre
Performance major at Oklahoma City University. You may have seen him in OCU productions
such as Tony Kushner's THE ILLUSION and Dr. David Pasto's adaptation of THE WALLS HAVE
EARS. He also appeared in CST's productions of EATING RAOUL and THE
COVER OF LIFE.
Monty was born and educated in Oklahoma and received professional
training at American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and the Film Actor's
Workshop at Warner Brothers Studios. After apprenticing at the San Diego
Shakespeare Festival, he next appeared at the Mark Taper Forum Production of THE
IDOL MAKER in the title role. Guest starring episodic television roles include:
STARSKY & HUTCH, THE WALTONS, CHARLIE'S ANGELS and PARIS. Television movies
include RAGE, ENOLA GAY, and FOR LADIES ONLY. Feature films include AIRPLANE and
GREASE. Locally, he had lead roles in OSP's JULIUS CAESAR, CST's THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), NEVER
THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, AMADEUS,
THE ELEPHANT MAN, EQUUS,
THE SHADOW BOX and A CHORUS LINE. He also appeared in Bullshed Theatre's FOOL
FOR LOVE and ARTIFICIAL LIGHT.
Joe is an
Artist-in-Residence for the Oklahoma Arts Council, and conducts classes in mime and
movement in schools statewide. He is also an adjunct movement instructor for the theatre
department at UCO. He tours with ZAP! The Zany Arts Players and the Prime Mime Time
Players. He also played the elephant-headed Ganesha in A PERFECT GANESH.
Anne's work at CST
includes RUMORS, WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY DOWN,
THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, THE SHADOW BOX, and
SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (II). She's also appeared
in Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's productions of KING LEAR, THE MERRY WIVES OF
WINDSOR, and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Locally, she has appeared with Street
Jewel Box, Oklahoma Children's Theatre, and Alliance Theatre Co. In Los Angeles, she
performed in Hollywood Repertory and appeared in television and films.
Originally from OKC, Merrisue made her first CST appearance in KINDERTRANSPORT,
then starred several seasons later in
MURDER IN GREEN MEADOWS.
She is a member of the Oklahoma Community Theatre Association (OCTA) Board
of Directors. Merrisue is represented locally and in Dallas, having
appeared in regional commercials and national publication print work.
Other stage appearances include HAMLET 2000, DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, INSPECTING CAROL,
LOST IN YONKERS, I HATE HAMLET, APOCALYPTIC BUTTERFLIES, and A TRIP TO
BOUNTIFUL for which she received acting awards at OCTAFest and the
American Association of Communty Theatres' Southwest Regional Festival.
Don has been
performing and directing at local theatres since 1985. He has a special love for Carpenter
Square Theatre. Most recently, he played Eddie in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), Sam in CHANGIN' LANES. He understudied William Katt in I HATE HAMLET and played the role of Paul
Bland in EATING RAOUL. Other
favorite CST productions include THE SHADOW
BOX, TRUE WEST, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN
PACK OF LIES, and THE UNEXPECTED
GUEST. Don has directed several shows for various theatres, including STEEL MAGNOLIAS
and YOU KNOW I CAN'T HEAR YOU WHEN THE WATER'S RUNNING. Don has done
voiceovers for numerous productions and holds the distinction of being the
only man to ever appear onstage in SIX
WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH. He also sings with The BackRow,
a local singing group and is one of the CARPENTERSQUARE.COM webmasters.
made his CST debut in TRAVELS
WITH MY AUNT then appeared as Einstein in PICASSO
AT THE LAPIN AGILE later that season. Kirk has a degree in Drama from The University of
Science and Arts of Oklahoma. He's played many roles such as Puck in A
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, David Gold in TWILIGHT OF THE GOLD, Eddie McCuen
in THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS of 1940 and Sancho Panza in MAN OF LA MANCHA.
Kirk has also had the opportunity to direct Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA and
Tennessee William's THE GLASS MENAGERIE.
Karen made her CST
debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER.
A favorite role is Kirsten in DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES. Karen holds a degree in Sign
Language Interpreting and can't miss a single episode of "Days of Our Lives".
She loves chocolate, dancing, singing, and is a huge fan of Olivia Newton-John.
holds a B.A. in Theatre from OSU and made her CST debut in PICASSO
AT THE LAPIN AGILE. For Oklahoma Children's Theatre, she's stage
managed THE MISCHIEF MAKERS and THE WIZARD OF OZ and performed in
CINDERELLA, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and ROBIN HOOD.
Sasha made her CST
debut in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION.
She attends Classen School of Advanced Studies and has performed in Oklahoma Shakespeare
in the Park's HAMLET, Oklahoma Children's Theatre's CHARLOTTE'S WEB, and Jewel Box's MY
Clyde has performed
in NOISES OFF, THE
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, OUT OF ORDER and FUNNY MONEY
at CST. Clyde knows all about CST's home at Stage Center because he was one of the founding members of
the Mummers Theatre in 1949 even before they were housed in the Stage Center building. He
is a graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse College of Theatre Arts and is a retired librarian
from the Metropolitan Library System after 37 years.
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) was Corey's CST on-stage debut. Corey has costumed several shows at CST, including
LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, DEATHTRAP
(II), PRIDE'S CROSSING, AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN and
PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE for Carpenter Square. Corey has appeared in productions at USAO, OCU, UCO, Gaslight Theatre, Jewel Box, and the Tin Roof Theatre.
During his career, Ron served as the Director
of Stage Center as well as the Executive Director
of Carpenter Square Theatre. He's
also directed many CST productions including both productions of CHANGIN' LANES, SIX WOMEN WITH
BRAIN DEATH, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, ACCOMPLICE, LIPS TOGETHER TEETH
PERSONALS, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, THE FLOATING LIGHTBULB, and many more. For Oklahoma
Shakespeare in the Park, he's directed ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS,
and THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Ron passed away in December
RUMORS marked Sheryl's debut at CST.
More recently, she appeared in THE MEMORY
OF WATER and WIT. She's worked with
other theatres including Streetplayers, Stone Soup, OSP, and OK Children's Theatre. Sheryl
is an associate producer of "2x4 Productions", a Norman-based touring company,
and performs with the improv company EVERYBODY AND THEIR DOG. She also makes a mean
WITH MY AUNT marked Rob's first appearance at Stage Center since 1975
when he was a member of the Phoenix Players in high school. Past CST
productions include THE MEMORY OF WATER,
DEATHTRAP, LUCKY STIFF, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, BREAKING LEGS,
and THE WONDER YEARS. Other shows include SOMETHING'S AFOOT, ON GOLDEN
POND, and FORUM at Jewel Box, and A WINTER'S TALE and MERRY WIVES OF
WINDSOR at Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. You may also occasionally see
or hear Rob in TV and radio commercials. In "real life", he's an
auctioneer and appraiser.
For CST, Shane has
directed both productions of THE
COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED) and WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY DOWN.
He's also helped CST with fight choreography in LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and DEATHTRAP. He grew up in Lawton, OK and
received a BFA in acting and directing from OU circa 1978. He spent two apprentice seasons
at Houston's Alley Theatre, and was part of a weekly comedy/improv show at the Comedy
Workshop. He has worked with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park since 1986, acting in and
directing well over twenty productions. He's also worked as a company member with the
Nebraska Shakespeare Festival.
Patty" is the supervisor of the Will Rogers Senior Center. Her CST debut was in CHANGIN' LANES. Her other acting
credits include THE THREE MILLION DOLLAR LUNCH, DAUGHTERS OF THE GROOM, A ROSE WITHOUT A
THORN, SQUABBLES, THE COLORED MUSEUM, and THE OCTETTE BRIDGE CLUB. She's directed RIGHT ON
TIME and has recorded the first two songs of her upcoming album.
Shauna is a
performance major at the University of Oklahoma and made her CST debut in THE COVER OF LIFE. Her credits
include Belle in ROCKET TO THE MOON at OU's Lab Theatre and the Narrator in CHARLOTTE'S
WEB. She has also played Celia in THE NERD and Truvy in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at U.S. Grant High
Maureen was the special guest artist in the CST production of THE
LION IN WINTER. Maureen made her Broadway debut as Mabel in the Joseph Papp
production of THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. She played the role of Luisa Contini in
the Tony Award winning production of NINE with Raul Julia, and also starred
opposite Sting as "Polly" in THE 3 PENNY OPERA. Other roles include
Eleanor in LETTERS FROM NAM at the Kennedy Center and The North Shore Music
Theatre. She starred as Madame Emery in THE UMBRELLAS of CHERBOURG at the
Sundance Theatre and as Anna in the National Tour of THE KING AND I. Her
children's musical, THE BENGAL TIGER'S BALL had its East Coast premiere in 1999;
Maureen wrote the music, co-created, and starred. Films include, AIRPLANE,
AIRPLANE II-THE SEQUEL, THE TOWERING INFERNO. Television credits include ONE
LIFE TO LIVE, THE TRACEY ULLMAN SHOW, and PACIFIC BLUE. Maureen's recording
career began with the Academy Award-winning hit "The Morning After"
from THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE. Other recording hits include "Different
Worlds" from the ABC television series ANGIE and "Can You Read My
Mind" from SUPERMAN.
should be known as "Miss UCO" because of all the shows that
she's done there, not to mention that she actually was named Miss UCO in
1998 on her way to the Miss Oklahoma Pageant. Her favorite shows include
ANGELS IN AMERICA, and FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS. Her CST debut
was in PROPOSALS.
She wants to thank her family and fiancee or they'll kill her.
Scott has assistant directed PRIVATE EYES, and appeared in
THE GLASS MENAGERIE, NEVER THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD &
LOEB STORY, TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT
and SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION.
For Stage Center Presents, he's appeared in LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, THE
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, OUR TOWN, and LITTLE WOMEN. Scott has worked
extensively in Norman with Stone Soup Theatre, appearing in THE GRAPES OF WRATH, THE
KENTUCKY CYCLE, and THE GREY ZONE. He also
appeared in Robert Matson's DRAMA QUEENS at the IAO, REST IN PEACE (with
Baayork Lee) and numerous productions at Oklahoma
Khnemu made his CST
debut in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION.
He's a graduate of Classen School of Advanced Studies, where he performed in such
productions as THE BOYFRIEND, OLIVER!, and THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. He performed at the
Jewel Box in BYE, BYE, BIRDIE and GUYS AND DOLLS, and at the Pollard in HOW TO SUCCEED IN
BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. He will be attending college "somewhere in
state", majoring in musical theatre.
Lee was the special guest artist in the CST production of THE
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Her varied career has included winning the Miss
America pageant, television work in BARNABY JONES, ALL MY CHILDREN, and numerous
other series', film roles, including her favorite: Catwoman in the original
BATMAN movie. Live theatre, however, continues to be Lee's first love. Attesting
to that fact is her long association with Theatre West, a professional actor's
workshop in Hollywood; where she has played lead roles in national productions
of MAME, HELLO DOLLY!, FOLLIES, and THE KING AND I. Lee and her husband,
Marshall Borden, have appeared together in 11 productions. Some of those include
LOVE LETTERS, I DO I DO, SOCIAL SECURITY, ANGEL STREET (where they met), THE
LION IN WINTER, and three national tours of PLAZA SUITE (which Marshall also
directed). Obviously working with her family is Lee's true joy, for she also
loves working with her daughters. Kyle appeared with her mother in THE
GINGERBREAD LADY, and Lesley stunt doubled for her in the TV show IT'S A
WONDERFUL WORLD. Both girls were swinging high over the center ring with their
mom in TV's CIRCUS OF THE STARS, and all have done commercials together.
Alley Mills starred in the CST production of LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. She graduated magna cum laude in the first class of
women at Yale, then went on to receive her M.A. at the London Academy of Music
and Dramatic Art. Her acting debut was at the age of seven on the "Patti
Paige Christmas Special" where she sang "Mama" as Miss Paige's
doll. Alley spent four seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival from the age
of 15, with fellow actors Sigourney Weaver and Christopher Reeve. She spent a
year playing Juliet on a national tour of ROMEO AND JULIET, then a season at the
American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. In New York, Alley appeared in
several Off-Broadway productions, then found herself in Los Angeles after a
cross-country camping trip and performed in the play VOICES opposite Sally
Kirkland for a year. She then landed her first television series, THE
ASSOCIATES, starring opposite Martin Short. She continued to star in eight more
series and three pilots, finally ending in the seven year run of THE WONDER
YEARS on ABC. She has starred in numerous TV movies and films while always
continuing to do as much theatre as possible. In 2000, Alley starred in THE
BEACH BOYS miniseries for ABC, NYPD BLUE, and has a recurring role on the WB
series POPULAR. She is also shooting an independent film by a native Oklahoman,
director David Michael Latte. Most importantly, Alley finds time to be devoted
to the love of her life, fellow actor and husband, Orson Bean.
Some of Charlie's
favorite roles are Harry Witherspoon in LUCKY STIFF and Billy Bibbit in ONE FLEW
OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. Other roles include playing Harold Hill in Jewel Box's production
of THE MUSIC MAN. Most recently, Charlie was featured in CST's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, EATING RAOUL and in Robert Matson's
Melissa made her CST
debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER.
Other shows include THE WOMEN at Jewel Box and CHICKS AND CHUCKLES and LAFF OFF at Joker's
made her CST debut in KINDERTRANSPORT.
She received her B-TEC in Performing Arts from Melton Mowbray College,
England. While attending MMC, Kate appeared as various characters in both
OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR and THE LIFE AND TIMES OF COLE PORTER, as well as
playing Lolita in DAZZLE and a player in HAPPENINGS. She performed in
productions of THE KING and SPRING AWAKENING at the Phoenix Theatre,
Leicester, England. Kate has also studied with The Wrestling School
Company and the dance companies V-Tol and Scrannidge Deputy Head.
Marissa made her CST debut in WIT. She
has a BA in Theatre from Southeastern OK State University. She's new to CST, but
not the building, as when it was the Oklahoma Theatre Center, she had a
marvelous time acting in A CHRISTMAS CAROL. She's also acted for the Pollard
Theatre and Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park.
Linda has over 30
years of experience as an actress, including educational theatre at OU and professional
theatre in New York City, where she served as stand-by for the lead and Swing Girl for the
Broadway musical, CELEBRATION. Linda has appeared at Lyric Theatre as Eliza Doolittle in
MY FAIR LADY and as Sally Bowles in CABARET. At CST, she's appeared in THE
MEMORY OF WATER, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, PACK OF LIES,
CHANGIN' LANES (I),
LIPS TOGETHER TEETH APART, SING LIKE ANGELS, and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE. Directing
credits include WIT, VERONICA'S ROOM and
BREAKING LEGS at CST and SQUABBLES at Jewel Box.
Rebekah made her CST debut in NOISES
OFF and quickly followed that with THE
LION IN WINTER. She returned to the OKC theatre circle after 2 1/2 years touring
nationally and internationally. While on the road, she played leading roles in 4
world premieres debuting in NYC, Chicago, LA, Seattle, and as many as 46 states.
Rebekah is a company member of Synchronicity Theatre Company, has performed
there in THREE SISTERS, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and CHRISTMAS ON THE RADIO, and
served as production stage manager for MACBETH AND MOLLY SWEENEY there.
made her CST debut as Annie in PROPOSALS,
and directed the popular comedy PICASSO
AT THE LAPIN AGILE. Since then, she's also directed DEATHTRAP
and PRIDE'S CROSSING and appeared
in LONDON SUITE and NOISES OFF. Jo is a wife, mother of four, and
teaches high school in Chickasha. She holds a BS degree in Speech/Theatre Education from OSU and
an MFA from OU. Some of her favorite roles are Linda in DEATH OF A
SALESMAN and Ouiser in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, both at OU, and Anne in THE 1940's
RADIO HOUR at USAO.
Sara has a BFA in drama from OU where some of her favorite roles
included Helena in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, the Countess in PICASSO AT THE
LAPIN AGILE, and Olympe in A FLEA IN HER EAR. She has also directed OUR TOWN and
OUR MISS BROOKS or Sapulpa Community Theatre and 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON at OU.
Other favorite roles include Sarah Brown in GUYS AND DOLLS and Cinderella in
INTO THE WOODS. A native Tulsan, Sara made her OKC and CST debut in OVER
THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS.
Doobie has been
acting for several local theatres since moving to Oklahoma City from Wisconsin with her
husband Joe Long, where they were both members of the Wisconsin Mime Company. She
currently tours with the Prime Mime Time Players and Zap! The Zany Arts Players. Her
touring with various theatre companies has taken her all over Oklahoma, the United States,
and Mexico. Doobie has played characters ranging from Billy Dawn in BORN YESTERDAY to
Truvy in STEEL MAGNOLIAS. For CST, Doobie has directed OVER
THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, THE
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, OUT OF ORDER, THE
CEMETERY CLUB, and
INSPECTING CAROL. She has been an Artist in Residence for the Oklahoma Arts Council since
1980. Other CST's appearances include LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, and I
HATE HAMLET. She was also in SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, the last show produced at Stage
Center before it closed in 1983.
Renee is a long-time
supporter of CST and has appeared in a number of shows including RUMORS
and four productions of SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH
(II, III, IV, and V) where you will remember her bashing cans with
an attitude! Renee has a Master's Degree in theatre from OCU and is a member of the CST
Board of Directors.
Misti made her CST debut in AS BEES IN HONEY
DROWN then appeared later the same season in PRIDE'S
CROSSING and the following season in
LOST IN YONKERS. She
received her B.A. in Theatre from USAO in Chickasha, where
she performed in AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND and THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES. Misti has
worked professionally with various touring children's theatres in the Midwest,
and also works with the Cody
Stage Theatre in Wyoming. Favorite roles include: Dorothea in ELEEMOSYNARY, Phyllis in
TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS, Beatrice in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and Fannie in ON THE
At CST, Marilyn has appeared in AS BEES IN
HONEY DROWN, PS YOUR CAT IS DEAD, STEPPING OUT, RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, and
PRELUDE TO A KISS. She holds an MFA in Drama/Costume Design from OU and has won
national awards for her costume designs. She's also appeared in a Department of
Human Services commercial and training videos. Her other passions are painting
and writing. She is currently working on a series of greeting cards and is
publishing a children's story.
Craig is no stranger
to CST. He's appeared in REHEARSAL
FOR MURDER and PRIVATE EYES.
Other roles include Sky Masterson in GUYS AND DOLLS and several roles in
Germany's Kaiserslautern German/American Theatre. Craig is a graduate of OCU with an Oral
Communications degree and stays busy reading and enjoying time with his three teenagers.
He thanks everyone who supports live theatre in OKC.
At CST, Richie has
appeared in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), OUT OF ORDER,
PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
and SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. He's
performed in RICHARD III for OSP, and in CYRANO DE BERGERAC for Stone Soup. His favorite
roles include Axel in THE NERD, Edwin in THE HOME TEAM, Renfield in DRACULA,
Applegate in DAMN YANKEES, and Herb in WORKING. Other stage
appearances include THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, THE PHILADELPHIA STORY and LITTLE SHOP OF
HORRORS. Richie made his television debut on RESURRECTION BLVD. for Showtime.
Abby is a Music
Theatre major attending the University of Central Oklahoma. Her CST debut was playing Kay
Lee in CHANGIN' LANES,
then appeared the following season in PICASSO
AT THE LAPIN AGILE. She's
also appeared as the neurotic Amy in COMPANY, Sweeffern in THE PARADISE OF CHILDREN AND
THE GREMLINS WHO STOLE IT, Ms Malloy in HELLO DOLLY, Attorney Stephens in THE NIGHT OF
JANUARY 16th, and Lilly St. Regis in ANNIE.
Reiman, Sue Ellen
Sue Ellen has been
doing theatre in the OKC are for over 30 years and finally made her CST debut in THE COVER OF LIFE.
She is the Managing Director of Oklahoma Shakespeare in
the Park, and actor with the Pollard Theatre, Oklahoma Children's Theatre, Stone Soup
Theatre, and a member of the 2x4 Touring Company. Other roles include Claire in
FUDDY MEERS, Maureen Folan in THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF
LEENANE, Rose in DANCING
AT LUGHNASA, Paulina in THE WINTER'S TALE, Betty and Annie in ALL IN THE TIMING, half the
characters in THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, Kelly in PLAYGROUND, and Kate in THE TAMING OF THE
SHREW. She also holds a BFA & MA from the University of Oklahoma and is a founding
member of Everybody and Their Dog improv company.
Kelley's history in theatre spans decades. From children's theatre to
improvisation, Kelley participates with all age groups to conduct classes and
lead workshops. Currently, she works with the State Arts Council Artist In
Residence program, Norman Arts and Humanities Council, and Oklahoma City Parks
and Recreation. She tours with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Everybody and
Their Dog improv, Lucky Penny Players, and 2x4 Productions as well as working
independently as a storyteller. Her work at CST includes: THE
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST.
performed in Seattle, Washington where he was featured in the Seattle
Gilbert & Sullivan Society's production of IOLANTHE and as Lady
Bracknell in the Hockum Hall 100th anniversary celebration production of
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. CST audiences will remember him from COMMUNICATING
DOORS, PERSONALS, OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, and THE LADY IN QUESTION. Ron
has appeared on most OKC stages in roles as diverse as Fagin in OLIVER!,
Sir Percy Blackney in THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, and Elwood P. Dowd in HARVEY.
Sadly, Ron passed away in October 2009.
Chris appeared in
CST's I HATE HAMLET with William Katt.
He also appeared as Tim in NOISES OFF, Picasso in PICASSO
AT THE LAPIN AGILE, THE
COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED) and played the roles of Tom, Phyllis, and Leslie in SYLVIA. His work for other theatres includes George in OF MICE AND MEN,
Stanley in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Bottom in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Septimus in
ARCADIA, and Happy in DEATH OF A SALESMAN.
Wil has appeared at
CST in THE LION IN WINTER, THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), PROPOSALS and SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION.
After spending four years as an actor for Whodunnit Dinner Theatre, and compiling a long
list of credits in commercials and radio voice-overs, he lived in New York where he was a
singing waiter. Other theatre credits include THE COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR
(ABRIDGED), MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, HAMLET, and INTO THE WOODS, THE NERD,
and THE PHILADELPHIA STORY.
appeared in CST's THE COVER OF LIFE
and OUT OF ORDER. Previously, she
was involved in the old Contemporary Arts Foundation or CAF where she had many varied
experiences as well as the University of Central Oklahoma. During the daytime she teaches
at Taft Middle School where she's worked for several years.
marks Ron's CST
debut. Ron is originally from California and started in theatre at the ripe old age of
fourteen as "The Groovy Prince" in the disco version of FOXY CINDERELLA. Ron's
first role in Oklahoma was Lucky in WAITING FOR GODOT in Tulsa, where he has also worked
as a producer/director. He is currently a touring stand-up comic who can be seen
occasionally at Jokers in Bricktown.
Janna made her CST
debut in EATING RAOUL, and
quickly followed that with RUTHLESS!.
She's appeared in CABARET, GYPSY, and HELP! HELP! THE GLOBOLINKS at the University of
Central Oklahoma. Other roles include Millie in GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY, Debra Sue in
BYE BYE BIRDIE, Lucille in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, and ensemble for two seasons at
Discoveryland's production of OKLAHOMA! where she also performed the role of Ado Annie.
Thomas' first show at
CST was I HATE HAMLET, and marked his
second appearance in a play by Paul Rudnick. He's also played Darius in Rudnick's JEFFREY
at the University of Oklahoma, where he's a Senior Letters Major. Other roles include
Henry Higgins in PYGMALION, Fagin in OLIVER TWIST, Merlin in CAMELOT, and Jack in THE
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST.
Making her CST debut
in SCOTLAND ROAD, April comes to
Oklahoma City from Reno, Nevada, where she performed in local productions including ONE
FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. In Reno, she was editor of the daily newspaper's weekly
entertainment magazine. In OKC, she has worked for KOCO-TV as associate producer of the
evening newscasts, and also for The Daily Oklahoman, and currently she works in marketing.
She has appeared in local bank commercials and the ABC-TV movie THE DENNIS BYRD STORY. In
1998, she began studying stand-up comedy and has performed in several productions at
Jokers Comedy Club, including the all-female review CHICKS 'N' CHUCKLES.
Shane is a theatre major at Classen School of Advanced Studies. For
Oklahoma Children's Theatre he appeared in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and
their Stage Center Presents...series production of OUR TOWN. He has been seen in
OSP's THE TEMPEST, HENRY V, as well as Classen's GUYS AND DOLLS, A MIDSUMMER
NIGHT'S DREAM, FINAL DRESS REHEARSAL, and ONCE UPON A MATTRESS. His CST debut
was in THE LION IN WINTER, although
he's been very active behind the scenes with set construction and on production
See entry for Merrisue
Cindy's CST debut was
in WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY DOWN.
Other roles include Lena in THE KENTUCKY CYCLE at Stone Soup, Gooch in MAME and Mrs. Paroo
in THE MUSIC MAN at Jewel Box. Cindy holds a BFA in theatre from OU.
Eric first performed
as an ensemble member in Jewel Box Theatre's production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. His second
show was EATING RAOUL at CST.
He's taken acting classes with directors Kate Leader and Linda Parrish and has become
greatly enthusiastic about performing. Erik works as a computer programmer with the
Federal Aviation Administration and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Computer
Science at Oklahoma City University.
Vikki is a familar
face to CST audiences having worked with the theatre since its opening season. Favorites
shows over the years include COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME, JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN,
CHILDREN'S HOUR, THE FIFTH OF JULY, PARK YOUR CAR IN HARVARD YARD,
ACCOMPLICE, THE ILLUSION, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, RUMORS
(I and II), RUTHLESS!, and THREE VIEWINGS. Locally, she's also
appeared at The Pollard Theatre, Lyric Theatre, Jewel Box, and Oklahoma Shakespeare in the
Park. She has also appeared with other theatres throughout the United States and a
national touring company. She also understudied Allie Mills in LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and Maureen McGovern in THE
LION IN WINTER.
Matt made his CST onstage debut as Brad in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). He also created the original
costume designs for the show. Matt also worked as a dresser for SIX
WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (V).
Smith, Nathan A.
Nathan made his CST debut in LONDON
SUITE. He's a native of Indiana and holds a BFA in Graphic Design from
Ball State University. In his free time, he enjoys weightlifting, fishing,
painting, comics, and collecting superhero memorabilia.
Paul has appeared in OVER THE RIVER AND
THROUGH THE WOODS, COMMUNICATING
DOORS, OUT OF ORDER and CONVERSATIONS WITH
MY FATHER. Some of his other favorite productions have been MISTER ROBERTS, BUS STOP, ARSENIC AND OLD
LACE, HARVEY, WEST SIDE STORY and THE BAD SEED; just to name a few.
made her CST debut in KINDERTRANSPORT.
She's a student at Hefner Middle School and is involved in their Drama
Department. Other performances include THE KING AND I and Gloria in WAIT
Starling, Emma Kate
Emma holds a BFA in musical theatre from OU. Her favorite roles there
include Sylvia in SYLVIA, Shen Teh/Shui Tah in THE GOOD PERSON OF SETZUAN, and a
cute little chorus girl in THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES. Her CST debut was as Mabel
Tidings Bigelow in PRIDE'S CROSSING.
Brian has a Music
Theatre degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. He made his CST debut in EATING RAOUL. Brian has worked as a
stunt fighter at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado. Locally, he has performed with
Oklahoma Children's Theatre, Preservation Playhouse, and Jewel Box Theatre.
Taylor, Don G.
Don made his CST
debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER,
but he's appeared at other theatres in FLAMING IDIOTS, OLIVER, DRACULA, THE ODD COUPLE, and THE HIDING
PLACE. Don has a BA in Journalism from OU, plays acoustic guitar, loves a good book, and
loves to write. Other CST roles include TRAVELS
WITH MY AUNT and FUDDY MEERS. Don
made his directorial debut with GOD'S FAVORITE at Jewel Box Theatre.
Adrian has been a familiar face around CST for many years, often assisting
backstage, styling hair, applying makeup, and running
spotlight for many CST shows including CHANGIN'
LANES, SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH, I
HATE HAMLET, EATING RAOUL,
and THE COVER OF LIFE. He stage
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) and has appeared in WIT
after making his CST stage debut (quite scantily clad) in SIX DEGREES OF
appearances include OUR TOWN for Oklahoma Children's Theatre, and THE GLASS MENAGERIE at the Gaslight Theatre in Enid where
he served on the theatre board of directors.
Thompson, Lauren Lane
Lauren made her semi-nude musical debut at CST as Janet in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Lauren has also performed as Rizzo (with clothes) in GREASE and as Lettie (showing a little) in SOMETHING'S AFOOT.
career began at CST with the production of PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES starring the British pop
singing duo Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde. She has directed and/or choreographed over 40
musicals and plays here in the Oklahoma City area and for theatres in the Midwest and
Southeast including such shows as THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES, ON GOLDEN POND, CABARET, A
CHORUS LINE, SONG OF SINGAPORE, COMPANY, FOREVER PLAID, ASSASSINS, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED
ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, INTO THE WOODS, CLOSER THAN EVER, GUYS AND DOLLS,
DROOD, RUTHLESS!, and I HATE HAMLET among many others. In 1998,
she returned to the stage as a performer in the acclaimed Paper Mill Playhouse revival of
Joni has worked backstage for CST's SIX WOMEN 2000 and Oklahoma Children's Theatre's OUR TOWN for Stage Center
Presents, then appeared onstage as a Transylvanian in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). She is a member of the fabulous Sisters of Swing and The BackRow.
Trout Harwood, J. Diane
Diane made her CST debut in LES
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and teaches as an adjunct professor in the humanities
at area colleges. Just beginning in performing, Diane was Juror #9 in TWELVE
ANGRY WOMEN at OCCC and sings with the OKC Metro Women's Chorus.
Jennifer made her CST debut as Poppy in NOISES
OFF. She's has a BA in Theatre Arts from UCO where she performed in REMOTE
CONTROL, SUMMER & SMOKE as Rose, ANGELS IN AMERICA PARTS 1 & 2 as Ethel
Rosenberg, SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, and others. Roles at Oklahoma Shakespeare in the
Park include Ariel in THE TEMPEST, Puck in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, PERICLES,
and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.
James has appeared in
many CST shows, including THE MEMORY OF
WATER, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING
RAOUL, SYLVIA, PACK OF LIES, and THE SISTERS
ROSENSWEIG. He's acted in the Oklahoma premiere of ANGELS IN AMERICA and directed the
Oklahoma premier of THE COLORED MUSEUM. He's also appeared in numerous shows at Oklahoma
Shakespeare in the Park. James also has a deep passion for chocolate.
Van Horn, Laurel
(see Jaworsky, Laurel)
was active in local theatre for
Productions at CST include
LOST IN YONKERS, THE LION
IN WINTER, HOW
I LEARNED TO DRIVE,
THE DRAWER BOY, FUNNY MONEY, CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER, LIPS
TOGETHER-TEETH APART, LOVE LETTERS, and many more.
Steve passed away unexpectedly in December 2006.
Terry has perfomed in and directed shows at CST since our beginning; including THE
BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED), THE
GLASS MENAGERIE, LONDON
THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, AS
BEES IN HONEY DROWN, THE
COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED), RUMORS (I
and II), THE ILLUSION, THREE VIEWINGS,
OUT OF ORDER, IT RUNS IN THE
FAMILY, THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS, and many more. He's
also directed THE COVER OF LIFE,
THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, MURDER BY MISADVENTURE, RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, and IT'S ONLY A
is a founding member of the improv comedy troupe EVERYBODY AND THEIR DOG and he teaches Drama and
Speech at Choctaw High School.
Carol made her CST
and theatrical debut in OUT OF ORDER.
Kyle spent 3 seasons as a set and lighting technician (and resident monkey boy) before making his CST debut as a Transylvanian in
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Some of his favorite roles include Peter Quince in MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Uncle Arvide in GUYS AND DOLLS, and Audrey II in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. He got his degree from OSU in Leisure Management (Yes, that's a real
major) with an emphasis in Outdoor Recreation.
appeared in THE BIBLE: THE COMPLETE
WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED), THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE,
COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED) after a long absence from CST.
Other roles include Tom Ewell in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Bottom in A
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at OSP, Vladimir in WAITING FOR GODOT at Stone
Soup Theatre, and Williamson in GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS at A.C.T.S. Warehouse.
After graduating from the OCU School of Drama, Mike ventured to Los Angeles and
Phoenix performing in community and Equity theaters before returning home to
OKC. He's also a founding member of the "Baloney Rodeo" improv group.
Riley made his CST debut in LOST IN YONKERS, but he's been
involved with other theaters, such as Oklahoma Children's Theatre, Edmond Fine
Arts Institute, On Broadway's production of FOOTLOOSE, and Lyric Theatre's GYPSY
at Civic Center Music Hall. He loves swimming, playing piano, and is inspired by
the versatility of Tom Hanks and Jim Carey. Riley is the son of Chris and Bill
Tina made her CST
debut in EATING RAOUL, and is a
liberal studies graduate from Rose State College where she performed in WORKING, BEST OF
FRIENDS, and THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE. She is now as student at the University of
Oklahoma pursuing her BLS/ALC.
Ellen's CST credits
include both productions of CHANGIN'
LANES, two productions of SIX
WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (III and V), three productions of THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (II, III and IV) and PERSONALS. Other credits include THE
MEMORY OF WATER, Desiree in A
LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Lyric Theatre, and Betty Blake in THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Jewel
Box Theatre. Ellen is the Artistic Director for Oklahoma Children's Theatre.
Russell is the only semi-live cast member that has lived through all four
productions of THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW. He was there to help open Carpenter Square with ROCKY I
in 1984 and has played Dr. Scott ever since. Russ was an original company member of the Pollard Theatre and has appeared in over 100 shows at various theatres.
Nacy is a familiar
face to Carpenter Square Theatre. She has been seen as Bella Lamb in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER, Jean in
FUNNY MONEY, and Mona in COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN. She's
COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED), and DADDY'S DYIN' (WHO'S GOT THE WILL?) for CST. She has directed many shows for
other area theatres including GODSPELL in Edmond and GREATER TUNA and RUMORS in El Reno.
Corey has worked with Carpenter Square Theatre in THE
LION IN WINTER as Richard, NOISES OFF as Gary/Roger, THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) and PICASSO AT THE
LAPIN AGILE. Other credits include TITANIC, OUR TOWN, THE DIARY OF
ANNE FRANK, SHE LOVES ME, THE SECRET GARDEN, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, AS YOU
LIKE IT, THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, OTHELLO, PERICLES, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING,
three productions of JULIUS
CAESAR, and two productions of FOREVER PLAID. Corey holds a BS in Biology
and is employed with Seagate Technology.
Bree made her CST debut in THE
ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). She has appeared in shows at Lawton Community Theatre such as GODSPELL, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, ANNIE and at Cameron University in PIRATES OF PENZANCE, CINDERELLA, SWEENEY TODD, and THE RELUCTANT DRAGON.
John made his CST
debut in ACCOMPLICE, and since then has appeared in numerous shows, including LONDON
THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, RUMORS, OUT OF ORDER, PACK OF LIES, FUNNY MONEY, THE PRIME
OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, LUCKY STIFF, THE ILLUSION, and JAKE'S WOMEN. Other area shows include
ANGELS in AMERICA, SLEUTH, and THE FEVER. His company, Courtroom Video provides Jon's
Tyler made his CST
debut in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES.
He's played Tybalt, Cornwall, Demetrius, and a few others for Oklahoma
Shakespeare in the Park. He graduated from OCU with a degree in theatre, where
he played John Buchanan, Jr. in SUMMER AND SMOKE and Samuel/Sammy in the Irish
play TEA IN A CHINA CUP. He also holds a BA in English literature from OU.
made his "indoor" CST debut in PICASSO
AT THE LAPIN AGILE (he previously appeared in the CST Theatre at
Twilight production of THE
GOOD STONE) and worked on the crew of THE
COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED). He performed at Jewel Box in
FLAMING IDIOTS and THE NERD. Brett holds a B.A. in Speech and Theatre
Education and for the City Arts Center and Oklahoma Children's Theatre - where he's performed in
OUR TOWN, THE WIZARD OF OZ,
CINDERELLA, CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, ROBIN HOOD and directed
UNDER THE CHRISTMAS TREE, STUART LITTLE, and THE JUNGLE BOOK.
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