A FEW GOOD MEN Set for Pioneer Theatre Company January 24 - February 8
Pioneer Theatre Company presents the military drama A Few Good Men January 24 through February 8, 2014.
A courtroom drama about two young Marines charged with the murder of a third at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, A Few Good Men premiered on Broadway in November 1989. It was subsequently made into a hit movie in 1990 directed by Rob Reiner and starring Tom Cruise, Demi Moore and Jack Nicholson.
Joe Tapper plays the role of the callow young military lawyer Lt. J.G. Daniel Kaffee. Tapper has worked at such theatres as Huntington Theatre, Yale Repertory, The Shakespeare Theatre, Mabou Mines, Studio 42, The Hangar Theatre and Northern Stage, and appeared in The Edinburgh International Fringe Festival in The Jammer, winner of the Fringe First Award. His television credits include Law & Order: SVU and Taxi Brooklyn, and he holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama. He returns to PTC after playing George in last season's Of Mice and Men.
Kate Middleton plays the role of Lt. Cmdr. Joanna Galloway, who presses Kaffee into digging further into the seemingly open-and-shut case. Middleton's off-Broadway and New York credits include Pratfalls (The Abingdon, world premiere), The Late Christopher Bean (TACT), Avow (NYIT Best Lead Actress), The Other Place (MTC workshop), Separate Tables (TACT Salon Series) and The Unearthing (New TACTics), Bell Book and Candle, Proof, Barefoot in the Park, The Shape of Things, House of Yes, Pump Boys & Dinettes (Ground UP Productions). She has appeared at regional theatres across the country and on television's Law & Order. This is her PTC debut.
TORSTEN HILLHOUSE plays the role of Nathan Jessep, the hardened Marine Corps Colonel who commands the military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Hillhouse has appeared off-Broadway in The Polish Play and The Odyssey. His other New York credits include Tender with Thirteenth Night, As You Like It and The Recruiting Officer with NY Classical Theatre, and WTC View at 59E59 Theatre. He has performed at regional theatres across the country, and has been seen on television on Law & Order and As the World Turns. This is his PTC debut.
Spencer Moses plays the role of Sam Weinberg, the third member of the legal defense team. Moses' Broadway credits include the original casts of Guys and Dolls (2009 revival) and Aaron Sorkin's The Farnsworth Invention (co-produced by Steven Spielberg). He has appeared at regional theatres across the country, including the Goodspeed Opera House, Dorset Theatre Festival, Theatre Under The Stars, La Jolla Playhouse and The Old Globe. On television, Moses can be seen playing the ukulele and singing on HBO's Boardwalk Empire. This is his PTC debut.
Max Robinson plays the role of Colonel Markinson, Jessep's right-hand man. Robinson has appeared at PTC in over 100 productions, including as Thénardier in LES MISERABLES, as Colonel Pickering in My Fair Lady, and as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest. In addition to various film and TV credits, Robinson played Oscar Wilde in Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde at The Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C., which earned him a Helen Hayes Award nomination. He has been seen at local theatres, at regional theatres across the country, and in the last four seasons at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
Christopher Kelly plays the role of Lt. Jack Ross, the prosecuting attorney on the murder casE. Kelly's off-Broadway credits include Moby Dick (Drama Desk Nomination) and revival of Another Part of the Forest. Kelly has been seen in the world premieres of Grace, or the Art of Climbing, Great Wall Story, The Center of Gravity, and Pierre, and in regional theatres such as the Denver Center Theatre and the Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, D.C. His television credits include Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and Damages. He returns to PTC after appearing in The Foreigner, The Yellow Leaf and Dracula.