Play Crawl: Cast
WaveLength by Susan Hickey
Suzanne C. Nepi
Suzanne is joyful to be participating in this year's Playcrawl! She just wrapped portraying Miss Mae West for Vintage Theatre's And then there was Nun, and before that Martha in Spark's Virginia Woolf? Last fall Suzanne joined ANd Toto too's Naked in Encino, and Ignites Spring Awakening. She has also appeared at the Fox, Miner's Alley, THAC and the Pace. She holds a BA in theatre and as always XOXO to her wonderful family! Many thanks for coming!!
Emma Messenger is thrilled to be part of this event, her first Play Crawl. Her film and television appearances include work shown on The Learning Channel and at Sundance, as well as portraying the wicked Mother Magda in the scandalous grindhouse thriller Nude Nuns with Big Guns. In Los Angeles, she was a member of Circus Theatricals, training under Jack Stehlin and Alfred Molina, performing in The Women and The Birds Sing Too Loud. In Denver, she is a member of Visionbox Ensemble, and last appeared onstage as Bella in What's Wrong with This Picture? (The Vintage Theatre), The Sugar Plum Fairy in Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker (The Spark Theater), Marge in The Laramie Project (Evergreen Players), and Miriam in Beau Jest (The Spotlight Theatre). Her voiceover work includes many video games, children's stories and audiobooks such as Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and Pride & Prejudice, all available on Audible.com. And you can catch her now in Sylvia at the John Hand Theater.
Wednesday Afternoon Club by Carol Samson
Wade is happy nay Thrilled to be working with (insert theater company name here) (once again/ for the first time), and would like to thank (enter first name of director or producer or both here) for allowing me to be part of this wonderful production. Wade has performed in or directed numerous productions along the Front Range for many years. Wade would like to thank everyone for supporting (insert theater company here) by joining us tonight. As always, Wade sends his love to (insert current spouse, significant other, pet, parents or friend in that order here) for ( her/his/their ) support over the years.
Carolyn is a recent graduate of The University of Notre Dame, where she studied theatre and Arabic. She hopes to pursue further study of theatre in her future, but she has been lucky enough to participate in shows at the Edge Theatre, Horse & Cart, and Theatre-Hikes since moving to Denver in September. She would like to thank this amazing cast and crew and her family and friends for all their support!
Dell Domnik is very happy to be back for this third Play Crawl, it's always a blast! Dell has been an actor in Denver for many years, appearing at Miners Alley Playhouse, Spotlight Theatre Company, Firehouse Theater Company and many others. He is an ensemble member and student at Visionbox Acting Studio in Denver and the resident graphic designer for Firehouse Theater.
Suicide Hotline by Edith Weiss
Michael has graced stages in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Denver, New Mexico and Idaho.
Libby's New York Off-Broadway & Off-Off-Broadway acting credits include The Libertine(Playhouse Creatures/Theatre Row); Swimming With Watermelons (Vineyard Theatre); Six by Tenn (Red Room); Eleanor Descending (FACT Theatre). Regional Credits: Naked in Encino (And Toto too Theatre Company),Pursuit of Happiness, Suddenly Last Summer, Night of the Living Dead, The Dead Guy, (Hippodrome State Theatre, FL); Three Times a Lady(Santa Monica Playhouse); The Cherry Orchard, and the world premiere of The Cornbread Man (Nadine McGuire Theatre, FL). International Tours: Lysistrata (Greece), Our Town (Brazil). Recent local readings include Curious New Voices and Extraction at the Aurora Fox theatre. Ms. Arnold holds a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts with a Minor in Dance from Santa Fe University of Art & Design. Libby studied and performed Improv with The Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC.
La Ruine by Christie Brenner Winn
Julia recently graduated from the University of Denver with her BA in Theatre. She was a New York Stage and Film/ Powerhouse Apprentice last summer, and will be acting in The 39 Steps with Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge this summer. In addition, Julia is looking forward to being a design assistant this summer with the Denver Center Theatre Academy. She is excited to be doing theatre in Denver, and to be a part of the Play Crawl this year.
Jo Ann/ Dewdrop Dandelion Jo- Jo Soda Pop
After spending 15+ years working in Los Angeles (and yes, she still pays CA state income tax!), Shannon is thrilled to be back 'home' in Colorado! She has guest starred on several television series including "Married... With Children", "Seinfeld" and "The Practice" and was recently hired for the Denver-based film, "Decay". She has optioned/sold several scripts that she has written and is currently producing a new film starring Kevin Sorbo. For complete resume, please check out her imdb page or find her via www.donnabaldwin.com
Abraham has graced stages in Denver,can be seen in commercials and plays in several bands in all his free time.
The Green Crayon by Rebecca Gorman O'Neill
Laura Lounge likes to play pretend for a living. Like her on Facebook and follow her on twitter @theatics11 for more shenanigans.
Jason Maxwell is a company member of The Catamounts, a progressive performance company out of Boulder. He recently wrapped up a performance for Theatrix USA, in the role of Hardy Dodge in "The Row." A graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver, he gladly embraces all chances to create art in this beautiful state, and thanks the supporters of live theatre.
The Girlfriend Connection by Maggie Stillman
Dana Hart Lubek
Dana Hart Lubeck hails from New York where she spent years working as an actor. She graduated from NYU with a degree in musical theatre and then attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute where her focus turned to film. Her most recent short, Native New Yorker, has had a successful award-winning run on the festival circuit and last summer, she shot a feature film here in Colorado, which is currently in post-production. Colorado theatre credits include A Child’s Christmas in Wales, Jacques Brel, London Suite,and Threepenny Opera. Other credits include the pre-Broadway national tour of South Pacific, regional productions of Fiorello!, Oliver, King Lear, Fiddler on the Roof, Proof, Guys and Dolls and the new musical The Man in the Iron Mask, at the Lambs Theatre in New York City. Dana received her MFA in Theatre Performance this spring from Naropa University and is so grateful for the wonderful welcome the Colorado theatre community has given her. In addition to performing, Dana teaches acting, musical theatre, violin and voice. She just finished a year appointment on the voice and acting faculty of New York University.
Erica holds a B.A. in Theatre and English Writing from Metropolitan State University of Denver. She has been performing in Denver since she was ten years old in such theaters as Town Hall Arts Center, Curious Theater, Aurora Fox Theater, Vintage Theater, and The Avenue Theater. Recently, you may have seen her seen her play 11 characters as Everybody Else in Mrs. Mannerly or as the Russian housekeeper, Miss Erikson in Present Laughter both at Miners Alley Playhouse. Other favorite roles include Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Luella Bennet in The Diviners, Una in Blackbird, Holly in Nickel & Dimed, and The Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz. Erica has been lucky enough to support herself as an actor touring in educational children's shows such as Kaiser Permanente's Adventures of Health Team Four as the President of the United States, Colorado Shakespeare Festival's Twelfth Night as Viola/Feste/Maria, and most recently in Imagination Makers' production of The Journal of Abby Munson as Abby Munson. She'd like to thank her family for their unwavering support of her artistic endeavors and you for supporting live theatre.
Parking Lot Drama by Linda Berry
Sarah is grateful to be part of this year's Play Crawl. She has been acting for over 20 years. Sarah has been in Denver four years and has worked with many companies, including, Germinal Stage of Denver, The E. Project, Vintage Theatre Productions, And Toto Too, Equinox, Byers Evans, and most recently Horse & Cart Theatre.Sarah spent several years working for various companies in Alaska and Arizona prior to moving to Denver. Many thanks to Susan Lyles for bringing so many artists together!
Dave Cuomo studied theatre at Metropolitan State College of Denver and at Western State College. He currently works as a Space Science educator at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science where he combines theatre with informal science education. While he works mostly in film Dave is excited to take part in And Toto Too's Play Crawl.
Alex is an English and Writing student. He has been doing theater in the Denver area for a few years now and is happy to have this opportunity.
Svengati by Melissa Lucero McCarl
Nicole is so thrilled to be apart of And Toto Too's 3rd Annual Play Crawl! This is Nicole's first time doing a play crawl, and cannot wait to experience all the excitement. Previous credits include Ulla in The Producers at Littleton Town Hall and (coming soon) Inspire Creative Inc, Hope in Urinetown at DU and most recently Ava, in Horse and Cart's original production of The Singing Room. Feeling very blessed to be apart of the Denver theatre scene, Nicole would like to thank Susan and Billie for giving her this opportunity and Sarah for all her help. Nicole would also like to thank her family for everything they continue to do for her.
During the past year, Mark has appeared as the Doctor/Reggie in Sarah and the Dinosaur (5th Wall Productions/Harrisonburg, Va.); ensemble in 44 Plays for 44 Presidents (square product theatre); Oliver in The Pitmen Painters (Miners Alley Playhouse) and George Aaronow in Glengarry Glen Ross (Theater Company of Lafayette). He holds an MFA in acting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Steven J. Burge
Steven J. Burge, a multi-award winning character actor, landed in Denver following national tours of …And Then They Came for Me and A Christmas Carol. Since making his Colorado debut in 2003 as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, Steven has appeared on stages throughout the Denver-Metro area including the Denver Center, Curious Theatre, the Arvada Center, Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, and many others. He was the recipient of the Denver Post Ovation Award for Best Solo Performance in Fully Committed (Aurora Fox), a one-man show in which Steven portrayed more than 30, different characters. The piece also earned him a Henry Award nomination, Westword’s Best of Denver Award and an Out Front Colorado Marlow Award. Steven has also been recognized for his work in Contrived Ending (Buntport Theatre) and Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead (Avenue Theatre).On film, Steven has appeared in The Shadow Walkers; Back/Slash; 13th and Pearl; and DNC – Media-mock-racy, a multi-media presentation, to name a few favorites. His varied career has yielded him the opportunity to work with Christine Elise McCarthy (Beverly Hills, 90210 | Bathing and the Single Girl) and Emmy-nominated choreographer, Mandy Moore (So You Think You Can Dance | Silver Linings Playbook), as well as many of Denver’s best and brightest stars.
Whine and Cheese by Tracy Shaffer
Krista Rayne Reckner
Krista Rayne Reckner attended Sarah Lawrence College where she studied theater and physics. She has worked as a stage, film, and commercial actress in New York, Los Angeles, and Denver. Last fall, Krista played Valerie in And Toto too's production of Naked in Encino and most recently starred in The Singing Room with Horse and Cart Productions. Following the Play Crawl, Krista can be seen in Lysistrata Jones, a regional premiere, at Ignite Theater, and once again as Barbra in the Halloween favorite Night of the Living Dead at the Bug Theater.
Gwyneth is a graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre. MSU Denver credits include: Joan/Kimberly Nickel and Dimed, Nancy D. A New Brain Mrs. Jefferson/Ensemble Rent, Ensemble Anything Goes and the children's theatre tour of Here's to Ears! Colorado State University theatre and Opera Theatre: Aurelia/Sister Anne Cyrano de Bergerac, Ensemble Le Nozze di Figaro, Falstaff, Kiss Me, Kate. Colorado Light Opera: Ensemble The Mikado. Recently Gwyneth performed with Spark Theater in the regional premiere of Mill Fire. Many thanks and love to family and friends!