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Tara Rose Kelso (Young Woman)
Tara is honored to be apart of this fundraiser that supports a company that finds importance in putting female playwrights in the spotlight. Tara recently moved to Denver where she has played CB's sister in Dog Sees God, Tranio in Taming of the Shrew, and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet.
Family Heirloom by Melissa McCarl
Regina Steffen (Jasmine)
Regina Steffen is an Actor Facilitator for Kaiser Permanente's Arts Integrated Resources, where she facilitates workshops on laughter as wellness and building empathy in the workplace. Regional Credits include Kim in Miss Saigon, Alice in Closer, and Ophelia in Hamlet. Colorado Credits include Christmas Eve in Avenue Q for Theatre Aspen, Trix in The Drowsy Chaperone for the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, and Emma in Athena Project's The Ghosts of Us. Regina can be seen in Theatreworks upcoming production of Antony and Cleopatra playing Charmian. "Endless thanks to Kyle, Dad, Bro Jo, Kuya, and Liz. For Mom, Always".
Arlene Rapal (reyna)
Arlene is giddy that in her first Play Crawl the brilliant Melissa McCarl allows her to continue the sister story with Regina Steffen and that the setting belongs to friend and fellow Michigander, Brad Sandler. It doesn't get much better than this. Thanks to all you crawlers for supporting live theatre and new plays!
lit crit by Nina Alice Miller
eli davidson (Aaron)
Eli is a project manager at level 3 Communication. He studied business analytics at Colorado state university. This is his third production. Talents include being adorable.
Jeff Jesmer (mike)
Jeff Jesmer is very happy to be a part of this wonderful evening of theatre. Jeff works around town as an actor and set designer/builder. Some recent acting credits include Gary in UnMarried in America at Vintage Theatre Productions and Richard in The Lion in Winter for Firehouse Theatre Company. I want to thank you all for coming out to enjoy live theatre, we are but fools without an audience otherwise. Love to the pets and my Lovliest!
Michael Gurshtein (Clerk)
Michael Gurshtein began attending the theatre as a small child while growing up in Moscow, Russia. Upon moving to Grand Junction, CO, he took part in high school productions as a stagehand with occasional appearances on the boards. After a nine-year hiatus, Michael returned to the theatre in 2011, and has been working around Denver nonstop ever since. He most recently appeared in And Toto too's regional premiere of The English Bride. Other favorite roles include Jonathan Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace and Bo Decker in Bus Stop (Boulder's Upstart Crow Theatre), Dr. Rufus Griswold in Evermore (Byers-Evans Theatre Company), and Tim Cleary in Santa Comes to the King David .
the Wine snob by catherine wiley
Mark Collins (Man)
Mark Collins is thrilled to be back at the And Toto too Play Crawl. Of late, Mark has appeared in Medea, Jerusalem andThe Beauty Queen of Leenane at The Edge Theater, as well as Driving Miss Daisy (Cherry Creek Theatre), A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney (Catamounts), The Cripple of Inishmaan (Miners Alley Playhouse) and How I Learned to Drive (square product theatre). He received a 2015 True West Award, and Bill Wheeler's Best of 2015 award. You can see Mark beginning in September in God of Carnage at Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden.
Maggy Stacy (Woman)
Maggy Stacy has great fun at The Play Crawl, and is excited for all the fun and amazing people here to play and crawl! She works as an actor in stage, film, commercial, and educational avenues. Some favorite roles onstage include Izzy (Rabbit Hole), Honey (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf), Maggie (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), The Queen of Narnia (The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe), Mrs. Danvers (Rebecca), and one of Euripides Angels in Medea. You can see her on stage next as Catharine in Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer with Spotlight Theatre at the John Hand. Maggy earned her BA in Psychology (with theatre minor) at Metropolitan State University of Denver, and continues to be educated and enlightened through the performing arts.
not just anybody by Leslie C. Lewis
Robert Scott (Trey)
Robert is happy to play a part in this year’s Play Crawl as Trey in Not Just Anybody. For the past few years, Robert has worked as an actor, director, and theatre educator in the Denver area where he has worked with the Denver Center Theatre Academy (Dancing at Lughnasa), Athena Project (The Wave That Set the Fire), Creative Revolution Theatre (Talk Radio), Applebox Theatre (Buried Child), and Theatre-Hikes of Colorado (Midsummer Night’s Dream). He is also a regular performer with Adams Mystery Playhouse. Previous to his time in Denver, Robert directed and taught acting in Miami, Chicago, and Seoul, South Korea. Much thanks to And Toto too and the team of producing directors and writers for this unique theatrical experience.
Christy has appeared on the Disney Channel's The Jersey as well as Showtime's Resurrection Blvd. Christy's favorite theatre roles include Peter in Peter Pan, Rose in Dancing at Lughnasa, and Tess in Six Degrees of Separation. For the last several years she has been studying with the Denver Center Education Department. She also studied under Robert Carnegie at Playhouse West in Los Angeles.
T4U by Christie Brenner Winn
Veronica Straight-Lingo (T)
Veronica Straight-Lingo is thrilled to be a part of this, her third Play Crawl. She is currently a member of JUMP! Improv Comedy which can be seen regularly at Backstage at Beryl's. Next up, she'll be at the Colorado Theatre Festival in Salida, performing Yankee Tavern with Longmont Theater Company. Thanks to And Toto too for including her in such an awesome event!
Seth Palmer Harris (U)
Seth has been involved in theatre on and off for more than two of his three decades. Though he's been keeping a light schedule while finishing a degree, he could be seen last summer in The Three Leaches' production of Rabbit Hole, and this year will be appearing in Band of Toughs' As You Like It in August and the annual Night of the Living Dead at the Bug in October.
Rehka Ohal (fran)
Rekha Ohal is excited to be part of the Play Crawl this year! She has been blessed to have participated in shows at the Edge Theater, The Bug, and most recently (and currently) is in a show at the Bitsy Stage. Most often you can catch her at her day job as singer/pianist at such fine establishments as Perry’s Steak House and occasionally Dazzle.
star crossed lover by linda berry
Carol Timblin (Juliet)
A graduate of Loretto Heights College, Carol has acted and production managed for many Denver theater companies over the past 30 years including The Changing Scene, Aurora Fox, And Toto Too, and Germinal Stage. Most recently she was seen on stage in Germinal's Six Characters In Search of an Author.
Stephen R Kramer (Romeo)
Stephen R. Kramer moved to Denver to go to the University of Denver in 1971 and has worked with just about every theater group in the rocky mountain area. But he is more widespread known for his work at Germinal Stage where this next season will mark his 30th year. He is a board member at Germinal Stage where he holds the title of Assistant Director-Manager. He has worked on more than 200 productions as Actor, Director and/or Designer.
unframed by Lisa Wagner Erickson
James O'Hagen Murphy (Ronnie)
This is James’ first play crawl, and second time working with And Toto too, having appeared in Smoke. Most recently he played Gloria in Casa Valentina at the Edge theatre. He has worked with many area theatres including the Avenue theatre, Vintage theatre, Littleton Town Hall Arts Center, Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, Miners’ Alley Playhouse, Bas Bleu, Lake Dillon, Breckenridge Backstage, and the Denver Center Theatre Company. He received Westword’s best actor honor for his portrayal of Robert Kennedy in the one-man show RFK: A Portrait of Robert F. Kennedy.
Julie K. Wolf (Melanie)
Julie is delighted to be involved in Play Crawl. Julie has previously been seen in Denver in The Champagne Charlie Stakes with Firehouse Theatre, The Taming of the Shrew with Lost & Found Productions, Unmarried in America, and The Cider House Rules at the Vintage Theatre, and Veronica’s Room and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Spark Theatre. Some of Julie’s favorite roles include Blanche Dubois-A Streetcar Named Desire, Lady Macbeth-Macbeth, and Belinda/Flavia-Noises Off. And thanks to you, the audience, for supporting live theatre.
Vicky Serdyuk (Sophie)
Vicky is so excited to get to be in the Play Crawl, supporting female playwrights living in our own backyard! She has done a bit of local theatre, including staged readings with And Toto too, and the Athena Project as well as performing as Anna u/s in Beets,being in I Hope We Can Still Be Friends with Fearless Theatre and a few other shows in the Denver area. Come fall, she will be studying Theatre at the University of Northern Colorado.
the tattoo whisperer by jennifer faletto
John Hauser (Ned)
John Hauser is currently running Biloxi Blues at Miners Alley. He was recently seen as Jason in Vintage’s production of Rabbit Hole, as well as Romeo in the DCPA's education department touring show of Romeo and Juliet. He was also seen as Matthew in BETC’s production of The Few, as well as Lee in The Edge's production of Jerusalem.
Lauren Bahlman is excited for her first ever Play Crawl! She has had the good fortune of performing all around Colorado, since relocating from NYC to Denver in 2009. Some theaters she has worked with include Curious Theatre, BETC, Town Hall Arts Center, The Edge, Spark Theater, and Paragon. Lauren is also an improviser, and currently can be seen with her lady duo, BAUS.
Jenna Moll Reyes (June)
This is Jenna’s first time being seen with And Toto too Theatre Company. You may recognize her from the current production of Legally Blonde: The Musical as Serena at Town Hall Arts Center (running until June 19th). Other Credits include: DeeLee in Smokey Joe’s Café (Town Hall Arts Center), Amanda/Lily in 4000 Miles (Miners Alley Play House, *Westword’s “Best of Denver” for Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy), Tilly Evans in She Kills Monsters, (Aurora Fox Theatre), Elizabeth Cursa/ Connie in Saturday Night Fever (The Arvada Center), Mimi Marquez in Rent (Ignite Theatre) and Nina Rosario in In The Heights (Vintage Theatre). Feel free to go to jennamollreyes.com for more info on her and upcoming projects.
read to me by Rebecca Gorman O’Neill
Adrienne Martin Fullwood (Grace)
Adrienne Martin-Fullwood – was last seen in And Toto too Theatre Company's Who will Sing for Lena, Arvada Center in The GreatGatsby(Mrs McKee & Mrs Michaels (us) A Raisin in the Sun(Ruth) and Intimate Apparel as (Esther)(us). The Venue Hairspray(Motor Mouth), Aurora Fox Space Theatre Tell Martha Not to Moan (Martha) (nominated Best Actress in a Drama), 72nd Avenue Theatre The Container(Fatima) Curious Theatre Fences (Rose), Shadow Theatre Flyin West(Sophie) and Four Queens No Trump(Esther) and a long list of other community theatre productions not to exclude a long list of many T.V. Commercials and Corporate Industrials and voice over commercials.
Nicole Campbell (Hannah)
Nicole is very grateful to join another year of the Play Crawl with And Toto too! Most recently she played Annelle in Steel Magnolias at Spotlight Theater, Kate in Blasted with Obscene and Courageous Theatre Company, Westphalia in Hamlet Prince of Pork at Vintage Theatre, and Gretchen in Boeing-Boeing at Spotlight Theater. She would like to thank Kathi for being an amazing director, Susan for putting the shows in motion and this opportunity, her fellow cast mate, Rebecca for her incredible scripts, and Tennyson Street for giving these shows a home. Nicole would also like to thank her family, mentors and man friend for all their love and support. Nicole hopes you enjoy the show!