The Envelope

The Envelope

by Alex Lewin

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February 02 TO February 03, 2018

  • 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday Evenings
  • 2:00 p.m. Saturday Matinees

Cast Bios

COREY ALLEN (Carl) has previously appeared in PTC productions of Two Dollar Bill and A Few Good Men and the Play-by-Play reading of Mr. Wheeler’s. New York credits include Am I Dead? (Flux Theatre Ensemble) Moony’s Kid Don’t Cry (Drama League DirectorFest) and Created Equal (Red Fern Theatre Company). Regionally, he has appeared in Best of Enemies (Orlando Shakespeare Theater), A Raisin in the Sun, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Huntington Theatre Company), The Fall of Heaven (The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis), Othello, Twelfth Night, Henry V, King Lear, (Great River Shakespeare Festival), and The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Cyrano de Bergerac (Utah Shakespeare Festival). Recent screen credits include the TV series “Happy!” and “The Breaks and Bull,” and films Root for the Villain and Lost in the City. He holds an MFA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

TOBIN ATKINSON (X/The Man) returns to PTC after The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelve Angry Men, Richard III and As You Like It. Regional credits include roles at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Plan-B Theatre, SLAC, the Asolo (FL), the Studio (DC) and the Shakespeare Theatre (DC). He holds an MFA in directing from the U of U and an MBA from AMU. He served as a U.S. Army rifleman in the 16th Infantry (2000-2004) and was later assigned to Army Entertainment, where he led a production safely through Iraq and Afghanistan. He co-founded and ran Plan-B Theatre for eight years with Cheryl Cluff, and co-founded and ran Meat & Potato Theatre with Marynell Hinton.

SUSANNA FLORENCE (Dorothy) is thrilled to be returning to Pioneer Theatre Company. She has appeared previously in King Charles III, Fiddler on the Roof and One Man, Two Guvnors, as well as in several Play-by-Play readings including Speculator Spirits, A March Tale, Honor Killing and i. Other Utah credits include The King’s Men with The Sting and Honey Company, and Pilot Program and Kingdom of Heaven with Plan-B Theatre Company, as well as Mary Poppins and Much Ado About Nothing with Utah Shakespeare Festival. Florence holds an MFA from the National Theatre Conservatory. Deep gratitude to mom and dad and to GK, always.

ROBERT SCOTT SMITH (Donovan) NYC: Kruetzer Sonata (United Artist Festival), Pericles (Slant Theatre). SLC: Perpetual Girl and Two Henrys (Play-By-Play), The Crucible at Pioneer Theatre Company; Rapture Blister Burn, Good People, Charm (World Premiere), Swimming in the Shallows, Six Years, Big Love, Batboy: The Musical and Gross Indecency with Salt Lake Acting Company; A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Town (Grand Theatre); Mockingbird (Pygmalion); and The Ice Front and BASH with Plan-B Theatre Company. Directing credits include Plan-B’s Script-in-Hand Series, Quarter Horse by Rob Tennant; SLAC’s NPSS Reykjavik by Steve Yockey; and an all-female Hamlet with the U of U ATP/MTP students. Smith is co-founder and co-artistic director of Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory and an assistant professor for the Department of Theatre at the University of Utah. Education: MFA The Old Globe Theatre, San Diego.

TYSON BAKER (Scott) Local credits: King Charles III (Pioneer Theatre Co.); Booksmart, Ruff!, Different=Amazing (Plan-B Theatre), R & J: Star Cross’d Deathmatch, Climbing With Tigers (Salt Lake Acting Co.); Mockingbird (Pygmalion Productions); Closer (Wasatch Theatre Co.); A Funny Thing Happened…, Musical of Musicals, The Elephant Man, Amadeus, See How They Run, The 39 Steps (Old Lyric Rep.); The Crucible (Grand Theatre). Other: 9 seasons at the Jackson Hole Playhouse.

BRANDT GARBER (Brian) is currently in his final year of the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah. He is thrilled to be in his third Pioneer Theatre Company play reading. Previous roles include Finch Mcomas in You Never Can Tell, Ion in Ion and the understudy for Christopher in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

JESSE KLICK (Toby) returns to PTC after appearing in Newsies this season. Previous credits include: You Never Can Tell (Valentine), Steel Pier (Luke/Asst. choreographer), Cats (Rum Tum Tugger/Macavity), Dogfight (Eddie Birdlace), An Evening With Kristen Chenoweth (Backup Vocals), Bring It On (Asst. Choreographer), Lagoon. Entertainment: Let’s Dance (Swing), The Full Monty (Asst. Choreographer) and Twelfth Night (Sebastian). Klick graduated in December 2017 with a BFA in musical theatre from the University of Utah.