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Birth Place:
Scotland
Bio:
Miss Saigon - Ensemble - Theatre Royal Drury Lane - West End 1999 Cats the musical - Coricopat - New London Theatre - West End 2000 Celine Dion's A NEW DAY - dancer - Caesar's Colosseum - Las Vegas 2002 Celine Dion's TAKING CHANCES world tour - dancer - 2008 Cirque du Soleil VIVA ELVIS - dancer ... (read more)
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Birth Place: Scotland

Bio:
Miss Saigon - Ensemble - Theatre Royal Drury Lane - West End 1999 Cats the musical - Coricopat - New London Theatre - West End 2000 Celine Dion's A NEW DAY - dancer - Caesar's Colosseum - Las Vegas 2002 Celine Dion's TAKING CHANCES world tour - dancer - 2008 Cirque du Soleil VIVA ELVIS - dancer ... (read more)
Aurora Theatre Company Presents Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTAurora Theatre Company Presents Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Aurora Theatre Company continues its dynamic 27th season with an Aurora classic, Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Newly announced incoming artistic director Josh Costello (Eureka Day, The Heir Apparent, Detroit) directs this uproarious farce about two young couples in the pursuit of love that upends social conventions with wildly subversive humor. (more...)

Theater At Monmouth Presents Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHTTheater At Monmouth Presents Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Theater at Monmouth's 2018 Summer Repertory Season continues with William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.  In this irresistible romantic comedy of mistaken identity, concealed truth, and comic revelation, the party rages, the laughter flows, and the festive music plays on. The revelry begins Thursday, July 5th at 7:30 p.m. and continues throughout the season including matinee and evening performances on both weekdays and weekends. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends G.B. Shaw's WIDOWERS' HOUSESAurora Theatre Company Extends G.B. Shaw's WIDOWERS' HOUSES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

In response to popular demand and early sales, Aurora Theatre Company will add an additional seven performances to its production of George Bernard Shaw's crackling comic satire WIDOWERS' HOUSES. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Presents WIDOWERS' HOUSESAurora Theatre Company Presents WIDOWERS' HOUSES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company presents George Bernard Shaw's crackling comic satire WIDOWERS' HOUSES directed by Joy Carlin. With colorful villains and foils to offset a romantic duo, Shaw's take on gentrification, rent prices, and social responsibility is as timely today as at its 1892 London premiere. (more...)

DEMETRIUS UNBOUND to Play Live Oak Theatre, 7/25-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Veteran Bay Area actor Soren Oliver has seen - and played in - countless productions of Shakespeare, including numerous versions of what is arguably the most popular of the Bard's comedies, "A Midsummer Night's Dream."   Midsummer has every device in Shakespeare's bag of tricks, many of which he filched from Greek comedy.  Soren Oliver has created a follow-up play that highlights the best of complex plotting, mixed-up lovers and mind-bending shtick, and peopled it with a cast of experienced Shakespearean actors and a director who really love and understand farce. (more...)

DEMETRIUS UNBOUND Plays Live Oak Theatre, Now thru 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

Veteran Bay Area actor Soren Oliver has seen - and played in - countless productions of Shakespeare, including numerous versions of what is arguably the most popular of the Bard's comedies, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.'   Midsummer has every device in Shakespeare's bag of tricks, many of which he filched from Greek comedy.  Soren Oliver has created a follow-up play that highlights the best of complex plotting, mixed-up lovers and mind-bending shtick, and peopled it with a cast of experienced Shakespearean actors and a director who really love and understand farce. (more...)

DEMETRIUS UNBOUND to Play Live Oak Theatre, 7/25-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Veteran Bay Area actor Soren Oliver has seen - and played in - countless productions of Shakespeare, including numerous versions of what is arguably the most popular of the Bard's comedies, "A Midsummer Night's Dream."   Midsummer has every device in Shakespeare's bag of tricks, many of which he filched from Greek comedy.  Soren Oliver has created a follow-up play that highlights the best of complex plotting, mixed-up lovers and mind-bending shtick, and peopled it with a cast of experienced Shakespearean actors and a director who really love and understand farce. (more...)

FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Receives West Coast Premiere at MTC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

To close its 47th Season, Marin Theatre Company will produce the West Coast premiere of Failure: A Love Story by the 'hugely talented Chicago writer' (Chicago Tribune) Philip Dawkins. Directed by MTC's artistic director Jasson Minadakis, this 'enchanted and enchanting' play about love and loss will feature five actors playing multiple characters, using puppets and playing live music both original (by MTC's frequent collaborator Chris Houston, a Berkeley-based composer and musician) and from the era of the play - 1920s Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Marin Theatre Company's FAILURE: A LOVE STORY, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

To close its 47th Season, Marin Theatre Company will produce the West Coast premiere of Failure: A Love Story by Philip Dawkins. Directed by MTC's artistic director Jasson Minadakis, this play about love and loss will feature five actors playing multiple characters, using puppets and playing live music both original (by MTC's frequent collaborator Chris Houston, a Berkeley-based composer and musician) and from the era of the play - 1920s Chicago. Scroll down to meet the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Marin Theatre Company's FAILURE: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

To close its 47th Season, Marin Theatre Company will produce the West Coast premiere of Failure: A Love Story by Philip Dawkins. Directed by MTC's artistic director Jasson Minadakis, this play about love and loss will feature five actors playing multiple characters, using puppets and playing live music both original (by MTC's frequent collaborator Chris Houston, a Berkeley-based composer and musician) and from the era of the play - 1920s Chicago. Scroll down to meet the cast! (more...)

FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Receives West Coast Premiere at MTC, 6/5-29
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

To close its 47th Season, Marin Theatre Company will produce the West Coast premiere of Failure: A Love Story by the 'hugely talented Chicago writer' (Chicago Tribune) Philip Dawkins. Directed by MTC's artistic director Jasson Minadakis, this 'enchanted and enchanting' play about love and loss will feature five actors playing multiple characters, using puppets and playing live music both original (by MTC's frequent collaborator Chris Houston, a Berkeley-based composer and musician) and from the era of the play - 1920s Chicago. (more...)

Phillip Boykin, Jennifer Hope Wills, Tom Hewitt and More Cast in Music Circus' 2013 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California Musical Theatre Artistic Director Glenn Casale has announced casting for the 63rd Music Circus season, including Broadway veterans, Tony nominees and audience favorites from previous Music Circus seasons. The five-show season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion includes The Wizard of Oz, Show Boat, Sugar, The King and I and the Music Circus premiere of Chicago. (more...)

Marin Theatre's Annual Fundraiser, ENCORE! Supports Education Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

Marin Theatre Company (MTC) hosts Encore!, its annual spring fundraiser tonight, May 10, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. at the Outdoor Art Club in Mill Valley. All proceeds benefit the 46-year-old nonprofit theater's artistic and educational programs. (more...)

THE WHIPPING MAN Opens at Marin Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2013

Marin Theatre Company, in a co-production with Virginia Stage Company, stages the regional premiere of Matthew Lopez's Civil War drama The Whipping Man in Mill Valley from March 28 to April 21, 2013. MTC's artistic director Jasson Minadakis directs the production. Featuring popular Bay Area actors L. Peter Callender, Nicholas Pelczar and Tobie Windham, as well as the design team from MTC's 2011 San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award nominated production of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, this co-production rehearsed and ran at VSC in Norfolk, Virginia, from February 26 to March 17, 2013, before tonight's move to MTC. Opening night at MTC is tonight, April 2. (more...)

Marin Theatre's Annual Fundraiser, ENCORE!, to Support Education, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

Marin Theatre Company (MTC) hosts Encore!, its annual spring fundraiser on Friday, May 10, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. at the Outdoor Art Club in Mill Valley. All proceeds benefit the 46-year-old nonprofit theater's artistic and educational programs. (more...)

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