GENEVIEVE ANGELSON (Maggie) Broadway: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (originated the role of Nina, 2013 winner of BEST PLAY Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and New York Drama Critics Circle Award). Other theater: Lincoln Center Theater, McCarter Theatre. Film includes The Upside, True Story, Top Five, Spare Room. Television appearances include Good Girls Revolt, Instinct, Blue Bloods, The Good Wife, House of Lies, Robot Chicken and the upcoming series Flack. Named by the The Hollywood Reporter as their “Next Big Thing,” and one of Variety’s “10 TV Stars to Watch”. MFA: NYU Graduate Acting.
ANTHONY BOWDEN (Brick) Off-Broadway/Regional: Panther Creek, Signature Theatre, Long Wharf, Northern Stage, Exit, Pursued By A Bear, The Educational Theatre Of New York. He’s a founding member of ARTes, an arts education outreach program that works in El Salvador. Anthony is entering his final year at Juilliard.
MATT DECARO (Big Daddy) makes his first appearance with The Drury Lane Theater. He has been seen most recently at The Asolo Repertory Theater as LBJ in The GreatSociety, as Oscar Hubbard in The Little Foxes, and Gene in Frank Galati’s Rhinoceros. He appeared last season at Chicago’s Timeline Theater in The Audienceas Winston Churchill and Harold Wilson. Though a Chicagoan, Matt has been fortunate to play in theaters across the country including Lincoln Center, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Goodman Theatre, The Guthrie Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, The Old Globe Theatre, San Francisco's A.C.T., and internationally in Dublin, Toronto and China. Some favorite roles include the Judge in David Mamet's Romance, Dave Moss in Glengarry Glen Ross, Boss Mangan in Heartbreak House, Boolie in Driving MissDaisy, and Fa Hai in Mary Zimmerman's The White Snake. His TV and film credits include The Wise Kids,Eagle Eye, House, and The Office, among many others.
CINDY GOLD (Big Mama) returns to Drury Lane after playing Helga Ten Dorp in 2016’s Deathtrap. She recently appeared with Chicago Shakespeare in the all-female Taming of the Shrew, directed by Barbara Gaines. She played Gertrude Stein in Frank Galati and Stephen Flaherty's Loving Repeating for which she won the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actress in a musical. Chicago area performances include: In the Garden at Lookingglass directed by Jessica Thebus; About Face Theatre’s A Kid Like Jake, directed by Keirra Fromm; My Fair Lady at Lyric Opera directed by Robert Carsen; Measure for Measureat The Goodman, directed by Robert Falls; and Awake and Sing at Northlight, directed by Amy Morton. Cindy performed in Showboat at The Lyric Opera, Chicago and Washington, D.C. National Opera at the Kennedy Center, directed by Francesca Zambello, as well as The Daughter of the Regiment(where she shared a role with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg!) at the Kennedy Center in DC. Other Chicago credits include: Love, Loss and What I Woreat Broadway in Chicago, Pride and Prejudice and Jekyll and Hyde at Northlight, and Moises Kaufman's 33 Variations workshop/About Face and Tectonic Theatre. Cindy appeared in The Music Man at Glimmerglass Opera Company, both in New York and at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman. She was recently seen in the television dramas Empire, Chicago Fire, and the pilot episode of TNT's Leverage. Cindy will be seen in the fall at Victory Gardens in Indecent, directed by Gary Griffin. She is a Professor of Acting at Northwestern University Department of Theatre (former Head of Acting) and the Head of the Acting for Screen Module.
MICHAEL MILLIGAN (Gooper) Chicago credits include Goodman Theater: Blind Date; Chicago Shakespeare Theater:Othello(Iago) and Tug of War; Greenhouse Theater: The American Mercy Tour; American Theater Company: Mercy Strain. Broadway credits include: August: Osage County, La Bete, and Jerusalem. Off Broadway: Thom Pain, The Golem, Mercy Killers. Michael has performed at the RSC, Shakespeare Theater, Guthrie Theater, McCarter Theater, Westport Country Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, and many more. TV: Law and Order, Person of Interest, The Knick, Chicago Justice, APB. Training: Juilliard (John Houseman Prize recipient.) Special thanks to Wallie and everyone at Stewart Talent
GAIL RASTORFER (Mae) Drury Lane debut. Regional highlights: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Indiana Rep & Syracuse Stage); The Heidi Chronicles, The Game’s Afoot (Asolo Rep); Ten Chimneys and In the Next Room (Cleveland Playhouse); Noises Off (Clarence Brown Theatre); The Mousetrap (Maltz Jupiter Theatre) and Women in Jeopardy (Merrimack Rep). Chicago Theatres: Chicago Shakespeare, Northlight, First Folio, Chicago Dramatists, The Goodman, American Blues and The Unfortunates (SoloChicago, Jeff nomination for solo performance). TV credits: Chicago Fire, Crisis, Boss, Chicago Code, and dozens of national commercials.Union proud, she serves on the Chicago board of SAG-AFTRA. www.gailonline.net & www.hellokittymustdie.com
JOE BIANCO (Dr. Baugh, u/s Gooper) has been a fan of Drury Lane his whole life and is thrilled to be making his equity debut on this stage. Theatre credits include The HammerTrinity, The Nutcracker (The House); Fear & Misery in the Third Reich (Haven); Merry Wives of Windsor, Timon of Athens, Since I Suppose, and an understudy in Henry V, and numerous Q Brothers shows (Chicago Shakespeare); Spamalot! (MPAC); Tale of Two Cities (Lifeline); Amadeus, Richard III, Henry V (Oak Park Festival); The Comedy of Errors (Piccolo); Regional credits include: I
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Reginald Robinson Jr.
REGINALD ROBINSON JR. (Lacey) is classically trained and has performed in roles ranging from Shakespeare to more contemporary artists. Some of his credits include Pericles, Romeo and Juliet, and Henry V (Muse of Fire Theatre), Forty-Two Stories (CityLit Theatre), Hellcab (The Agency Teater Collective), dirty butterfly (The Blind Owl Theatre Company), Tommy J and Sally (Studio@620), and Fences (American Stage Theatre). Reginald received his MFA from the Florida State University’s Asolo Conservatory and studied with Patsy Rodenburg in London. He is also a licensed financial advisor who loves to help people discover principal protected investments and create strategies to put them on the path to a solid financial future.
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