*Appearing with permission from Actors' Equity Association
Monique Fowler* (Shakespeare Remembers/Queen Margaret, Hay Fever/Judith Bliss, Glass Menagerie/Amanda Wingfield, Bird of Passage/Director & Rose) Monique has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and in leading regional theaters across the U.S. In 2006 she was named an Associate Artist of the Old Globe Theater in San Diego by Jack O’Brien, Artistic Director. There she played roles as diverse as Miranda in The Tempest (her first role,) with Ellis Rabb as Prospero, Brian Bedford's queen in Richard II, and Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? She garnered an L.A. Dramalogue Award for Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing at La Jolla Playhouse and an L.A. Garland Award Honorable Mention for her portrayal of the writer, Virginia Woolf. TV and Film credits include: Woody Allen's Celebrity, The Skin of Our Teeth on PBS, and episodes of Law & Order.
Robert Burke* (Hay Fever/David Bliss, Bird of Passage/Lawrence S. Hall) In his nearly 40 year career as a professional actor Mr. Burke has appeared on Broadway, Off Broadway, in films, on TV and at countless regional theaters. Among his favorites are: The San Diego Shakespeare Festival (Troilus in TROILUS & CRESSIDA, Orlando in AS YOU LIKE IT) The Hartford Stage Company (Orsino in TWELFTH NIGHT, The Captain in ANDROCLES & THE LION), The Theater Company of Boston w. Al Pacino in RICHARD III, The Ahmanson Theater in LA with Deborah Kerr & Charleton Heston in LONG DAYS JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, The Indiana Rep as Jamie in LONG DAYS JOURNEY INTO NIGHT and Billy Bishop in BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR.. For The Playmakers Rep in Chapel Hill NC Mr. Burke was Iago in OTHELLO, Jamie in LONG DAYS JOURNEY INTO NIGHT and Gaylord Easterbrook in NO TIME FOR COMEDY for The MIssouri Rep: Hamlet in HAMLET. On Broadway: MACBETH with Glenda Jackson & Christopher Plummer, and ABE LINCOLN IN ILLINOIS with Sam Waterson. Off Broadway at Playrights Horizons, New York Shakespeare Festival, The Manhattan Theater Club, Theatre at St Clememts, The WPA and La Mama. He is a proud father to Maude Elizabeth and John Elliott, a decent cook and a fair sailor and cabinetmaker. This is for David, who took the other road.
Anne O'Sullivan (Bird of Passage/Marilyn) Celebrates 40 years as a professional working actor with performances in over 90 productions. She has performed on Broadway, off Broadway and regionally in plays at The McCarter Theatre, Williamstown, Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Old Globe, Bay St. Theatre, Yale Rep, Hartford Stage, and Actors Theatre of Louisville among others. Ms. O'Sullivan has had roles written for her by Jose Rivera, David Ives, James Still and Keith Alan Benjamin. She received a grant from The Spencer Cherashore Fund to research and play Mary Harris Jones, also known as Mother Jones. The commissioned play “MRS. JONES” by Keith Alan Benjamin, is a part of that epic story.
Her most recent film is We Need to Talk About Kevin, starring Tilda Swinton. Other films include: 1937, a short film in which she co-starred with Olek Krupa; Speed; and The Mirror Has Two Faces, directed by and starring Barbra Streisand. On TV, Ms. O'Sullivan has had many guest roles on Law & Order (all three); Sex and The City; Third Watch; Cosby; ER; and Models, Inc. (featured regular). She is a member of Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and AFTRA. Ms. O'Sullivan is a native of Ireland, and like Emily Dickinson, she is also an accomplished gardener.
Daryll Heysham (Hay Fever/Richard Greasham) Bagaduce Theatre debut. Daryll appeared opposite George Peppard and Susan Clark in The Lion in Winter and with Irene Worth and Roscoe Lee Browne in The Odyssey, directed by Gregory Doran, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Off-Broadway credits include Shadowlands, Much Ado About Nothing, and Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding. Regional appearances include Noel Coward’s The Vortex at Philadelphia’s Walnut St. Theatre, Superior Donuts and The Royal Family at Pittsburgh Public Theater, Three Sisters at Syracuse Stage, and Lt. Shrank in West Side Story for Florida’s Riverside Theatre. Originally from the UK, Daryll has called Manhattan home for the past 25 years.
Lauren Elwood (Hay Fever/Sorel, The Glass Menagerie/Laura Wingfield) calls Bangor, Maine, home but is currently studying in Oberlin, Ohio, at Oberlin College for Theatre and Dance. Both in Oberlin and in Bangor she has had some wonderful opportunities to choreograph and to act. Some of her favorite roles thus far have included Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing, Velma Kelly in Chicago, Bambi in Curtains, and Hecate from Macbeth. She is so excited to be working with Bagaduce Theatre as an acting intern, and would like to thank her high school Deb Elz-Hammond for inspiring her to pursue theatre!
Carter Scott Horton (Glass Menagerie/Gentleman Caller) is an actor and playwright currently based in Queens. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting at the University of the Arts and is beyond grateful to be playing a dream role of his. Previous credits include: MACBETH (New York Classical Theatre); DORIAN GRAY: THE MUSICAL (NYMF); THE TEMPEST, ROMEO AND JULIET (Virginia Stage Company); GOD'S EAR, TWELFTH NIGHT, MAD FOREST, WINTER'S TALE (University of the arts).
Ella Smith (Hay Fever/Jackie Coryton) Ella is thrilled to be making her Bagaduce Theater debut! Recent theater credits include Ela in Charley’s Aunt (Winnipesauke Playhouse), Chicklet in Psycho Beach Party (Valley Shakespeare Festival), and Silvia in Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakesperience Productions). TV: Ryan Murphy’s Pose, Episode 5. She is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied at the Stella Adler Studio and was selected to attend the Shakespeare program at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Ella resides in NYC and, in addition to acting, teaches acting classes at Rikers Island Correctional Facility.