Jason Sharp (Director): Jason
returned to North Carolina from Chicago, IL in 2002 after working
as a professional actor with Festival Theatre and Court Theatre in
association with the University of Chicago. In addition to
being a company member of Raleigh Ensemble Players for the past
two years, Jason has appeared on stage locally with Justice
Theatre Project, Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy, Capitol Opera
and Theatre in the Park. He earned his BFA from Shenandoah
Conservatory and is currently serving his 6th year as
Drama Instructor at Ravenscroft School.
Henderson (Catherine): Betsy T. Henderson has an MFA in
Acting from UNC-Greensboro and is currently the
Program Head of Fine Arts and Humanities at Vance Granville
Community College where she was their 2005 Instructor of the
Year. As an actress, Betsy has worked professionally in the
area for some time. She has also toured nationally with
performances of Miracle Worker and The Diary of Anne Frank.
Betsy serves as President of Raleigh Ensemble Player’s (REP) Board
of Directors and was recently seen in REP’s production of
“Distracted” where she was recognized by The Independent as a Best
Lead Performance of the year. Betsy was also featured
in “39 Steps” for Hot Summer Nights and “Dial M for Murder” at
Temple Theatre in Sanford. Upcoming productions include
Blanche Dubois in “A Streetcar named Desire” for Theatre of the
American South in May and reviving her role in “39 Steps” for
Temple Theatre in October.
Page Purgar (Claire):
Page was most recently seen with Raleigh Ensemble Players in
Circle Mirror Transformation. Other performances include Of Mice
and Men (Theatre in the Park), Nathan the Wise (Deep Dish Theater)
and the 10 by 10 Festival at the Carrboro Arts Center. Special
thanks to Jason for asking, Betsy, Ryan and Eric for playing and
Steve and Marleigh for supporting.
Ryan Brock (Hal): Ryan is
thrilled to be part of this great cast and production.
Previous credits include Charlie in Stones in His Pockets and George in Of Mice and Men (Theatre in
the Park), Cassio in Othello (Deep
Dish Theatre), and Judas in The
Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Raleigh Ensemble Players).
Eric Hale (Robert): Eric has appeared
on stage locally with Burning Coal, Raleigh Little Theater,
Meredith Presents, and Capital Opera. Notable roles include
Dr. Carrasco in Man of La
in To Kill a
Mockingbird, and Peter in the Brockes Passion. With Richard Ruggero, he
created the Fourth Friday Mix concert series, now in its ninth
year. He is the founder and managing director of Exit Through