by Jeff Talbott

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This production will be held in the Dumke Auditorium of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA).

  • Friday, January 27, 2017 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 28, 2017 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 28, 2017 7:30 p.m.

Directions and parking information for UMFA.

University of Utah
Marcia & John Price Museum Building
410 Campus Center Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0350 

Cast Bios

COLLEEN BAUM* (Virginia Cooper) is happy to be back at Pioneer Theatre Company where she was last seen in Much Ado About NothingOur Town, The Heiress, Lost in Yonkers and You Can¹t Take It With You. Other theatre credits include The King’s Men at Sting and Honey Company, at the Caine Lyric Repertory Company in Arsenic & Old Lace, You Can’t Take It With You, Blithe Spirit, Always Patsy Cline, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) and Blood Brothers. At Plan-B Theatre in Based On A True Story, The Laramie Project, Animal Farm, War of the Worlds, and Tragedy: A Tragedy. At Salt Lake Acting Company in Course 86B in the CatalogueEnd Days, Rabbit Hole, and Kimberly Akimbo among others. Colleen is a proud member of Actors¹ Equity Association.

SUSANNA FLORENCE (Sarah Cooper) is thrilled to be returning to Pioneer Theatre Company. She loves working on new plays and taking part in Play-by-Play readings, including previously: Speculator Spirits, A March Tale, and Honor Killing.  On the main stage, she has appeared in Fiddler on the Roof and One Man, Two Guvnors, and she will be joining the cast of King Charles III this spring. Other Utah credits include Kings’ Men with Sting and Honey, Pilot Program and Kingdom of Heaven with Plan-B, as well as Mary Poppins and Much Ado About Nothing with Utah Shakespeare Festival. Susanna holds an M.F.A. from the National Theater Conservatory. She would like to thank Karen and Wes for this opportunity, and GK for the world.

TODD GEARHART* (Jake Bellamy) Broadway: Bye Bye Birdie. NY: Cherry Lane Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, Roundabout Theatre Company, Playwrights Horizons, Vineyard Theatre, Beckett Theatre. Regional: Pioneer Theatre Company, The Guthrie, TheaterWorks, Alliance Theatre, George Street Playhouse, Ford’s Theatre, Ogunquit Playhouse (regional premiere of Sunset Boulevard opposite Stefanie Powers; IRNE Award nomination for best actor), Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cleveland Play House, The Human Race, Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse. TV: ”Blue Bloods,”  “Gossip Girl,” “Lipstick Jungle,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “The Education of Max Bickford.” Film: The Dark Knight Rises, Dogs Lie, Moving Mike and Peppermills. Gearhart has a B.F.A. from CCM and studied in NY with Uta Hagen. He is a member of New York’s critically acclaimed TACT (The Actors Company Theatre).

ALEXANDRA HARBOLD* (Beth Denton, and others) served as dramaturg on PTC’s The Last Ship, An Inspector Calls, I Hate Hamlet, and Of Mice and Men and acted in the Play-By-Play readings of Slow Food and A Public Education. Recent projects: directing Climbing with Tigers (Salt Lake Acting Company/Flying Bobcat), Tribes (SLAC), Picnic (The Grand Theatre), Self Defense, or death of some salesmen (U of U’s Studio 115). Upcoming: acting in Hand to God (SLAC); directing The Art of Floating (Plan-B Script-in-Hand Series), Ion (Classical Greek Theatre Festival), and Our Country’s Good (Babcock Theatre). Education: Masters, University of London Goldsmiths; B.A., Middlebury College; SITI Summer Intensive. She is co-founder and co-artistic director of Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory.


This production is sponsored by:

Linda Leckman, M.D.