ANNE LOUISE BRINGS (Belle) has most recently been seen as Una in Blackbird with Utah Repertory Theatre Co. and as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Grand Theatre. Past favorites include Sally Bowles in Cabaret (Utah Rep.), Lavinia in Titus Andronicus (Pinnacle Acting Company) and Nina in Stupid F**king Bird (Salt Lake Acting Company). She graduated with a BFA in theatre performance from Westminster College.
ANNE CULLIMORE DECKER (Narrator/Old Woman/Waitress/Female Producer) is happy to be returning to Pioneer Theatre Company. Her theatre credits include: The Crucible and You Can’t Take It With You at PTC, Rare Bird, The Importance of Being Earnest, Winter, Thirty-Three Variations and Loss Of Appetite. Some of her film credits include: A Life Less Ordinary and Darling Companion. Most recent awards: Utah’s 15; The States Most Influential Artists—2014.
BRANDT GARBER (Male Ensemble) is a Senior in the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah. Most recently, he was the understudy for Christopher in Curious Incident. He would like to thank his friends, family and professors for their support. Previous roles include Alan in Picnic (The Grand), Arcite in The Two Noble Kinsmen and Bucket in Self Defense (University of Utah)
NICOLE MARCKS (Greta) is thrilled to be back performing in the Play-By-Play series, having been in Honor Killing last year. She’s performed in New York, Los Angeles and regionally for over 15 years at theaters including Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Portland Center Stage, Actor’s Gang and the Ahmanson. She’s also appeared on the big and little screens, and can currently be seen lighting a wallet on fire in a credit union commercial. Marcks found her true calling as a performer through improvisation, having studied at The Groundlings and Bang Comedy Theatre in L.A. She improvises regularly with SLC favorite Laughing Stock and is a founding member of Park City’s homegrown troupes, Hot Toddy and Park City Improv. She is a graduate of Juilliard’s Drama Division.
TOM O’KEEFE (Royal/Julliard Staff/Jack’s Agent) returns to PTC after The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time this season, and Outside Mullingar in 2015. Off-Broadway: Vanity Fair, Tamburlaine the Great, Bedlam’s Hamlet and Saint Joan. Other New York: Dead Dog Park, Bedlam’s Twelfth Night and What You Will, The Best of Everything, A Hard Wall at High Speed, The Libertine. Regional: Bedlam’s Twelfth Night and What You Will, Outside Mullingar, Bedlam’s Hamlet and Saint Joan, Richard II, The Taster, Measure for Measure, From Orchids to Octopi, Humble Boy, Questa. TV: Shades of Blue, The Path, CSI, Criminal Minds, E.R., The Shield, Rules of Engagement. Film: Fill Your Heart with French Fries, The Crack in Everything, A New Tomorrow, Avenging Angel, CrashNBurn. Proud member of Actors’ Equity and SAG/AFTRA. tom-okeefe.com
ROBERT SCOTT SMITH (Jack) NYC acting credits include The Kreutzer Sonata (United Solo Artist Festival), Pericles (Slant Theatre). SLC Acting credits include The Ice Front and Two Henrys (Play-By-Play), The Crucible at Pioneer Theatre Company; Rapture Blister Burn, Good People, Charm (world premiere) with Salt Lake Acting Company; A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Town (The Grand Theatre); Mockingbird (Pygmalion Productions); and The Kreutzer Sonata, Bash with Plan-B Theatre Company. Smith is co-founder and co-artistic director of Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory. Collaborations include; Salt Lake Acting Company’s production Climbing with Tigers, adapted by Troy Deutsch in collaboration with Red Fred Project; NOW-ID choreographer Charlotte Boye-Christensen and NYC Playwright Troy Deutsch to create Feast, a site-specific performance at The Great Saltair. He is currently an assistant professor for the Department of Theatre at the University of Utah.
GAVIN YEHLE (Young Jack) is a senior in the actor training and stage management programs at the University of Utah, where he recently appeared in The Two Noble Kinsmen and Arcadia and will soon be in You Never Can Tell. Favorite other credits include A Chorus Line, Diary of a Worm…, Viral: the Musical and A Christmas Story. He’s excited to be doing his first reading at Pioneer Theatre!
This production is sponsored by:
Linda Leckman, M.D.