Friday, June 29, 2012

Cast List for "Hairspray"

After the incredible turnout for auditions and the exciting round of callbacks, the cast for Hairspray has been chosen!

Hairspray will open our 2012-13 season.  It's directed by Jerry Crouch with musical direction by Ron Whittemore and choreography by Tina Pisano-Foor. With that team and this cast, it is virtually assured that you can't stop this beat!

Congratulations to ALL who auditioned - just because you're not on this list doesn't mean you won't be on the next one!

TRACY - Elizabeth Sheppard
EDNA - Richard Blue
AMBER - Sydney Troxler
VELMA - Leslie Lang
PENNY - Gracie Turner
LINK - Brad Mercier
MAYBELLE - Keturah Dickerson
SEAWEED - Wes McCleary-Small
WILBUR - Pat LaCorte
LITTLE IKE - Jalen Blair
THE DYNAMITES - Kirby Gibson, Kimberly Brown, Lauren Russell
PRUDY - Melinda Soosaar
MR. PINKY - Lupe Perez
GYM TEACHER - Cassidy Robbins
PRISON MATRON - Rain Alexander
PRISON GUARD - Scott Cameron
HOOKER 1 - Megan McDonald
HOOKER 2 - Jessica Savitt

Maggie Conner, Carson Fox, Rachel Gordon, Mary Chamberlain Harlan, Luke Haynes, Katharine Izard, Wolfe Lanier, Tess Miller, Lindsay Salvati, Kyle Smith, Kristian Wilken, Phaidra Foor, Lexie Moore, Adam Marszalek, Genevieve Wiedeman, Imanol Yepez-Frias

Damian Davis, Tim Geib, Liz Kerbs, Scottie McCall, Megan McDonald, Jessica Savitt, Echo Parry, Zina Featherstone, Danielle Gonzalez, Maria Perez, Beth Norris

Friday, June 22, 2012

Cast List for "The Odd Couple"

We are auditioning and casting and auditioning and casting in June (want to be on the next cast list? Audition for Hairspray next week!)  Here's who'll be starring in The Odd Couple, the buddy comedy that launched a thousand Will Ferrell/John C. Reilly movies:

OSCAR - Jeff Catanese
FELIX - Adam Arthur
ROY - Walter Goodrich
MURRAY - Walt Heinrich
VINNIE - Craig Justus
SPEED - Ben Puckett
GWENDOLYN - Betsy Puckett
CECILY - Kelly Christianson

Start laughing now so that your abdominal muscles will be in shape for August!

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Cast Announced for "Last Stop, Old"

Here's the cast list for Last Stop, Old by Patsy Clarke & Ellen Landau and directed by Arnold Wengrow.  This staged reading will be a part of DramaRama's Kick-Off Celebration on Saturday, July 7 at 2:30 pm!

TED - Gary L. Gaines
DARRELL - Ben Oliver
MIKE - Rob Storrs
BELLA - Martha Hogenboom
RUBY - Janell McLeod
HOPE - Hazel Robinson
PATTY - Maria Thomas
LENA - Ellen D. Dennis
VIOLA - Eileen Walkenstein
SHARON - Carol M. Anders
TYRONE - Will Storrs

Congratulations to this excellent cast!  Come out and see them, meet the playwrights, and celebrate ACT with cake and champagne!

Friday, June 8, 2012

Meet the Cast of "Spelling Bee": David Ostergaard

So much fun hanging with David in the backstage wig room!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Meet the Cast of "Spelling Bee": Jeff Thompson

Jeff, is that kombucha? Share it with MK

And here's link to the tumblr site that Jeff correctly spells. All of us at ACT are big fans!

Meet the Cast of "Spelling Bee": Andrew Murray

Andrew just moved to WNC from Pennsylvania and has been working diligently on his aura! Maybe it's a nice sunshine yellow?

Also, for your own Local Food sticker, give the fine folks at Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project a shout. Or go pick one up at the City Market on Saturday morning.


Sunday, June 3, 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012