*Appearing with permission from Actors' Equity Association
Monique Fowler* (Ranevskya/The Cherry Orchard, Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz, Sonia/Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Hattie/One Atlantic, Hattie & Robert, Kate Keller/All My Sons, Co-Director/The Cherry Orchard and Co-Director/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz) 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 Virgina 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.
Donna Snow* (Masha/Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Big Mama/Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz, Co-Director/The Cherry Orchard and Co Director/ Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz)
Donna has performed major roles Off-Broadway and regionally at such theaters as The Long Wharf, Arena Stage, Seattle Repertory, ACT, The Walnut Street Theater, St. Louis Repertory, Ford’s Theater, George Street Theater, The Folger, GeVa, Pittsburgh Public Theater, San Jose Repertory, Studio Arena, Stage West, and Syracuse Stage. She is a recipient of the Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for distinguished teaching at Temple University, where she is an Associate Professor of Acting and Voice and Head of the Undergraduate Acting Program. For Temple Theaters, she has directed Top Girls, The Time of Your Life, The Homecoming, The Elephant Man, The Illusion, Bloody Poetry, Translations, Uncle Vanya, Women Beware Women, On the Verge and The Festival of One-Acts. A founding member and Master of Fitzmaurice Voicework, she has a BA from the University of Washington and a MFA from the American Conservatory Theater.
Annie O'Sullivan* (Cassandra/Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Dr. Ruth/Becoming Dr. Ruth )
Annie O'Sullivan 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.
John Wojda* (Gayev/The Cherry Orchard, Vanya/Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Robert Lowell/One Atlantic, Joe Keller/All My Sons, Robert/Hattie and Robert, Joe Keller/Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Dr. Dexter/End of Summer) John has acted on Broadway in Present Laughter, The Merchant of Venice, Two Shakespearan Actors and Macbeth and in the first national tour of Spring Awakening. He toured internationally in West Side Story and has played many leading roles Off-Broadway and in resident theaters from Maine to California and from Manitoba to Florida including four seasons with Canada’s Stratford Festival. His TV work includes Madame Secretary, Blue Bloods, Mr. Robot, Third Watch, and various appearances on the Law & Order franchise, and his films include Manhattan by Numbers, Seven Servants, Shaft and Gold. This season is his third with the Bagaduce Theatre.
Colin McPhillamy* (Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz, Weller Martin/The Gin Game, Big Daddy/Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
Colin has worked in London's West End, at The Royal National Theatre, On Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at leading regional theaters in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, and China. He has also appeared on British and American television, including Law & Order where he was an evil British banker. He has written extensively for the BBC and his work was nominated for the Prix Italia, and the Writer's Guild Comedy Award. McPhillamy's published work includes The Tree House and other Stories, and An Actor Walks into China, he writes a monthly actor blog at mcphillamy.com
Scott Gunner* (Lopahkin/The Cherry Orchard, Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz; Chris Keller/All My Sons; Gooper/Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Count Mirski/End of Summer) Born in Philadelphia and now residing in Brooklyn, Scott Gunner has performed Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, and in regional theaters across America. Recent roles include Homer Zuckerman and Sheep in Charlotte’s Web (National Tour), Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Lancaster Opera House), Trinculo, Macbeth, and Oberon in O Brave New World:Shakespeare Live! (Bagaduce Theatre), and Scorpion in The Video Games (Elektra Theatre). He is a member of the Shakespeare Lab under the leadership of Jack Wetherall and holds a B.A. in Theater (Acting Concentration) from Temple University. He’s thrilled to be back at the Bagaduce Theatre to work with this fantastic group of artists.
Margo Andrea* (Leonie/End of Summer) Theater: Cider House Rules Atlantic Theater Company (founding member),Tom Hulce dir.; Macbeth London Shakespeare Company; Cowgirls Minetta Lane Theater; Medea Manhattan Class Company; Very Very Serious Plays by Shel Silverstein, Goodman Theater of Chicago; Far Sea Pharisee, The Public Theater; Lincoln Center Theater reading series. Film: Narcan (2016 Chelsea Film Festival); C’est Vrai by Robert Frank; Fashion Week by Ellen von Unwerth. Opera/Recordings: Einstein On The Beach, BAM Opera House, McCarter Theater, Bobigny Opera Paris, SONY Classics, dirs. Philip Glass & Robert Wilson; ALBA LIVE! ALBA Consort; Jesus Blood Never Saved Me Yet Gavin Breyers with Tom Waits; Kundun by Philip Glass.
David Owen Naughton* (Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz; Will Dexter/ End of Summer) David is a New York based actor by way of Northern California. This is his first production on the East Coast, and he's delighted to be working with the fantastic team at Bagaduce Theatre. He was previously based in the San Francisco/Bay Area, and his credits there include: Othello with Ubuntu Theatre Project, The Tempest and The Winter's Tale with The Curtain Theatre, Into the Woods and Triassic Parq with Ray of Light Theatre Company, and Do I Hear a Waltz and The Boys from Syracuse with 42nd St. Moon. Premiers include Scrooge in Love with 42nd St. Moon, and The Cable Car Nymphomaniac with FOGG Theatre. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley and a national champion rower. Go Bears!
Maury Miller* (Trofimov/The Cherry Orchard) Maury Miller's past work includes roles at the Storm Theatre Company, IATI Theater, Theater for the New City, American Theatre of Actors, and Columbia Stages. His roles in film have been featured at the Ivy Film Festival, NY Shorts Fest, and the Savannah Film Festival, among others. Maury is a graduate of Columbia University's Columbia College and then attended Columbia University's School of the Arts where he received his MFA in Acting and was awarded the Bob Hope Fellowship.
Robert Meksin* (Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz, Dr. Kenneth Rice/End of Summer) Bagaduce debut. Off-Broadway: title role in The Canterville Ghost; workshops with Playwrights Horizons and Ensemble Studio Theatre. Regional theater: Great Lakes Theatre Festival (OH), Cleveland Play-House, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, Greenbrier Valley Theatre (WV), Playwrights Theater of NJ. Festival appearances: NYC Fringe, Strindberg NY, FringeArts (Philadelphia), West Village Musical Theatre. Off-Off Broadway: numerous performances such as Buckingham (Richard III), Autolycus (The Winter’s Tale), and Vanya (Uncle Vanya). Film and TV work includes the lead role in Blind Date, winner of the Alliance Media Northeast award. Robert is a member of The WorkShop Theater in NYC.
Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, now a resident and actor on the Blue Hill Peninsula, Bryan is delighted to be performing with the Bagaduce Theatre Company this summer. He has been an active member of the New Surry Theatre in Blue Hill, and as a teacher, also involved in many dramatic endeavors with elementary, middle and high school students in the community. Performance credits include Proof, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Of Mice & and Men, Sabrina Fair, Sleuth, I Hate Hamlet, and The Rainmaker with the New Surry Theatre, The Farnsworth Invention with The Grand in Ellsworth, ME, as well as several revivals of classic radio shows, including The Adventures of Sam Spade: The Hot 100 Grand Caper, A Christmas Carol, and Stagecoach. He would like to thank Monique and all of the Bagaduce Theatre Company for the opportunity to perform with this remarkable group of actors.
I Hate Hamlet, and Dancing in Lughnasa, and done many readings with their Radio Show, plus work with two other local theater companies. She has created several sets for the New Surry Theatre, and enjoys making occasional props and costumes. She is very excited to work with the Bagaduce Theatre in this wonderful space.
Brent Hutchins (Pishchik/The Cherry Orchard)
Brent is an Ellsworth and MDI area property developer. He has been active in community theater on and off stage for 40+ years since cutting his teeth in the wonderful drama department at MDI high school. He has worked with various companies to include Lamonie Community Arts, Meeting House Theater Lab, Penobscot County Theater, Ten Bucks Theater, and the Grand Players. He is currently designing the set for Ten Bucks Summer Shakespeare, and rehearsing for his play Further Downeast, coming August 11 at Hammond Hall in Winter Harbor.
Randall was born in Upstate NY and attended Pratt Institute, studied acting with Peggie Feury / Carnegie Hall and David Sawn / Dramarena Studio Theatre while working as an art director / illustrator in advertising, fashion, cosmetics. He has appeared Off-Off Broadway, Off Broadway and Community Theatre. Performance credits include The Doctor in Spite of Himself, School for Scandal, The Dark of the Moon, Rappacini’s Daughter, Salome, A Child Went Forth, The Unexpected Guest. Most recently he worked as assistant director / stage manager / costumes with the New Surry Theatre production of Doubt: A Parable. Randall has lived in Lamoine, ME for 12 years and is delighted to be a new member of this distinguished group.
Katie Horner (Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz, Paula/End of Summer)
Hailing from Wayne, PA, Katie Horner is a senior musical theatre and acting student at Temple University. She will be spending her spring semester studying abroad in London, studying under the tutelage of Robert Hedley, Vik Savilingham, and West End performer Kim Criswell. Favorite roles include: Fiona ("Brigadoon"), Mary Poppins ("Mary Poppins"), Velma ("Hairspray"), Julia ("Two Gents"), and Irene Molloy ("The Matchmaker"). Thanks to Donna and Monique for the opportunity to work amongst such an esteemed ensemble, and love always to Peter, Maggie, Dr. Anderson, Allison, mom and dad.
Ilana Lo (Anya/The Cherry Orchard, Ensemble/Shakespeare,Moliere, Love and All That Jazz)
Ilana was born and raised in Hong Kong, and grew up taking ballet less0ns. She was introduced to theatre in high school through her GCSE Drama and IB Theatre Studies exams. While in Hong Kong, She’s also worked as a teaching assistant for children’s drama programs and did semi-professional dance performances. She came to the USA in 2014 to study musical theatre at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. There, she’s been in their productions of Anything Goes and Marat/Sade. She is excited to be working with Bagaduce Theatre this summer, and grateful for Donna Snow and Monique Fowler for the opportunity.
Kate Hall (Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz, Anya/The Cherry Orchard, Lydia/All My Sons, Mae/Cat On a Hot Tin Roof) With a degree in classical voice, Kate has found joy and fulfillment as an active musician and performer in the midcoast area. When not on stage, she moonlights as the baker for Bar Harbor Catering Company. Kate was last seen at the Camden Opera House In John Bursteins The Night Kitchen, Midcoast Actors Studio’s production of Arms and the Man as Raina Petkoff and as Mary Poppins in Disney’s Mary Poppins at the Grand in Ellsworth. Select other credits include Maria Von Trapp (The Sound of Music), Cinderella (Into the Woods), Mother (Hansel und Gretel by Englebert Humperdinck), Second Knitter (Game of Chance) and Mrs. Webb (Our Town). For event booking information, please contact her at (207)512-0926 or at email@example.com.
Dena grew up near Philadelphia, shows at the Walnut, Arden, and Merriam theatres since childhood. Since moving to Blue Hill, she has acted in a few community productions—favorite role so far was the washing machine in David Ives' Soap Opera. She is New Surry Theatre's House Manager and has stage managed shows including Sleuth, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and Of Mice and Men. A self-taught singer who sings with the Bagaduce Chorale and Evensong singers, she would like to thank Monique Fowler for this opportunity to sing and share the stage with such talented people!
Victoria Goins (Ensemble/ Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and all that Jazz) Born in Houston, Victoria moved to Los Angeles in 2007 to pursue the entertainment industry full time. While in Los Angeles, Victoria Goins starred in four national commercials. She has also been a singer/performer on hit shows such as The Voice, Dancing With the Stars, The Ellen DeGeneres, and America’s Got Talent. In 2013, Victoria decided to take a break from the industry and pursue her education at Temple University. While she thought the performance bug had escaped her, Victoria is still pursuing her career in entertainment, and hopes to pursue an M.F.A. in acting in the fall.
Tim Pugliese (Sam Frothingham/End of Summer) Tim has worked throughout the greater Bangor Area on stage, on television and in film since the late 1990's. On stage, he has been fortunate enough to work in such productions as "Cuckoos Nest", "Carousel" and "Sabrina Fair" to name a few, as well as "Nutcracker" with Robinson Ballet Company. He currently works as a regional truck driver with Pottles Transportation, and has just opened Route 15 Productions, in preproductions for it's first feature film, "Brackish Waters". Tim lives with his wife, Linda and two cats is Blue Hill, and is thrilled for the opportunity to work with Bagaduce Theatre.
Marilyn A. Hall (Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz, Nina/Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) Marilyn Hall is currently a junior theatre major at Temple University in the Acting Concentration. Her performance credits include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Christine), Spring Awakening (Adult Women), High School Musical 2 (Sharpette), and Godspell (“Bless the Lord” Soloist). At the 2013 Bucks County Theater Festival, she received the award for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in How I Learned to Drive as Aunt Mary. Marilyn was an Individual Event Showcase Nominee for “Lot’s Wife” from Caroline, or Change at the 2013 Nebraska International Thespian Festival. She recently appeared in Temple University’s production of Our Town as Mrs. Webb and sang as a pitt singer at the Kelsey Theatre for The Boy From Oz.
Leigh Adel-Arnold (Charlotta/The Cherry Orchard) hails from Brooklyn, New York and is thrilled to be working with the Bagaduce Theatre on this masterpiece in this stunning setting. Favorite roles include Lisbet in Trivǿya Gold (a new musical), Nina in The Nina Variations, and L’il Bit in How I Learned to Drive. Film: The Attendant; Castling; Before the Date. TV: The Characters (with Paul W. Downs), I Love You But I Lied. BA: Temple University. Thanks to Donna, Mom, Dad and Matthew for everything.
Gaines Semler (Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz, Dennis/End of Summer Gaines hails from Princeton, NJ and is currently studying Performing Arts at the Savannah College of Art and Design. He is beyond excited to help bring theatre to the greater Blue Hill peninsula. His favorite credits include Noises Off (Gary), Guys and Dolls (Nathan), Twelfth Night (Feste), and The Diviners (Basil). This past spring he originated the role of Rufus in a staged reading of the new musical Steam Punks! He is ecstatic to be working with such talented artists under the keen leadership of Monique Fowler!
Jon Ellsworth (Jim Bayliss/All My Sons) Jon Ellsworth and his wife Jennifer Schroth run Carding Brook Farm in Brooklin where he grows organic vegetables and builds timber frame barns. He has been involved with local theater as an actor, set builder and playwright. This is his first chance to read a part in a play in a real barn.
Nolan Ellsworth (Yasha/The Cherry Orchard; Ensemble/Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz.) Nolan Ellsworth is a graduate of Middlebury College with a degree in Theater and English. He grew up in Brooklin, Maine, and has spent summers working with the New Surry Theatre in Blue Hill. Nolan is a co-director of Youth Theater Speak, an NST seminar for teenagers. Besides acting, he also enjoys writing plays and drawing cartoons, and he is thrilled to be working with the Bagaduce Theatre! Much love to his family and to the community on this peninsula.
Federico Andrade (Ensemble/Shakespeare, Molière, Love and All That Jazz; Spike/Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Frank/All My Sons) is an MFA Acting Candidate at Temple University and will graduate May 2018. He was born and raised in El Paso, TX and then went to Santa Clara University where he graduated with a degree in Finance. He began acting his senior year of college and has since performed at Louis B. Mayer Theater, Alter Theater, Circle of Life Theater and SF Playhouse in California. He has performed in several productions at Temple University’s Randall and Tomlinson Theaters including A Free Man of Color, The Odyssey, Marat/Sade, and Reggie Hoops. Film credits include a number of independent films and small roles on HBO’s Looking and Divorce. He is excited to join Bagaduce Theater this summer and looking forward to working with such talented artists.
Alexandra Urusow (Dunyasha/The Cherry Orchard) was born and raised in Bucks County, Pa, and is a senior musical theater and acting student at Temple University. Some of her credits include Hairspray (Nicest Kid in Town), She Loves Me (Ensemble), Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Pippin (Catherine), and Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown). Thanks to Monique Fowler and Donna Snow for this opportunity as well as training and support from Maggie Anderson, Julie Bishop, Donna Snow, and Peter Reynolds. 1 Corinthians 10:31
JT Murtagh* (Production Stage Manager/The Cherry Orchard, Becoming Dr. Ruth and Shakespeare, Moliere, Love and All That Jazz) JT is a proud member of Equity. Regional credits include Witness for the Prosecution (Bristol Riverside Theatre), Godspell, Our Town, Heathers: The Musical, Bonnie & Clyde, Catch Me if You Can (Eagle Theatre), Feathers and Teeth (Goodman Theatre), Things We Do For Love, Nora, Sing for your Shakespeare (Westport Country Playhouse), A Flea in Her Ear, South Pacific, Chicago (Maples Rep). In addition to being a Stage Manager, JT has designed sound for multiple shows at the Eagle Theatre and designed the set for the Barrymore Recommended production of Heathers: The Musical. Much love to NRS & his family.
Kathryn Brinkman (Stage Management Intern) is currently attending Temple University studying Stage Management and is anticipating graduating in May 2018. She has been an assistant stage manager for Anything Goes and Hairspray at Temple University, has stage managed a student-written play and will be stage managing the spring opera for Temple University. Kathryn is honored to join the production team of Bagaduce Theatre for their summer 2017 season.
John Vivian* (General Manager) John has been a member of Actors’ Equity Association since 1971. Broadway: Rent, Death and the Maiden, Waltz of the Toreadors, Pygmalion, Hay Fever, Twice Around The Park and Man On The Moon. Off Broadway: World premiere of London Suite, Moscow Stations, Union Square Theater; Molly Sweeney, Roundabout Theater; Isn’t It Romantic, Kaufman at Large, Bonjour La Bonjour, Meetings, Phoenix Theater; Geniuses, Christmas on Mars, Playwrights Horizons; Hands of its Enemy, Blue Plate Special, Manhattan Theatre Club; Ten by Tennessee, Lucille Lortel Theater. Regional: A Streetcar Named Desire, Williamstown Theater Festival; Diary of Anne Frank, Hartman Theatre Co.; A Shadow Box and A Christmas Carol, Fords Theater; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Comedy of Errors, Taming of the Shrew, Dallas Shakespeare Festival; House of Blue Leaves, Westport Playhouse. National Tours: The Sisters Rosensweig, Lost in Yonkers, Waltz of the Toreadors, Camelot. Special Events: Broadway on Broadway, Times Square; Broadway Under The Stars, Bryant Park; Tribute to Lorne Michaels, Spring Gala, Tribute to Carolina Herrera, American Songbook, Lincoln Center; Inner Circle Show (with Mayors Bloomberg and Dinkins).
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