Lynn-Jane Foreman * (Charlotte) is delighted to be working again with Diana Denley who directed her in Rapture at MetroStage. Well known through her stage, film and television work, her most recent roles include Lady Rumpers in Habeus Corpus (Theatre of the First Amendment) and Helen Rosenthal in Ellis Island: Dreams of America (TFA and the Fairfax Symphony). She recently created Raisa Gorbacheva in the premiere of Reykjavik by Pulitzer Prize-winning Richard Rhodes and has performed in over 20 shows in regional theatres around the country. She is a voice artist, voicing commercials and narrations. Her latest film role in The Walker is now on DVD -- look for her spying on Woody Harrelson! She is a proud member of Actors’ Equity and AFTRA, and is a board member of the DC/Baltimore branch of SAG.
Joe Peck * (Andy) has appeared on stage at Olney Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, Open Circle Theatre, Signature Theatre, and The Washington Savoyards, among others in the DC area. Joe works on camera in commercials, industrials and independent films, and performs regularly in voiceovers as a narrator, as well as providing character voices. Joe can also be seen in his own cabaret performances at venues as diverse as The Prince Theatre, Stars Bistro, Mr. Henry's, Maggie's Cabaret, The Arts Club of Washington, Indigo at the Atlas and the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. You can find him online at www.joepeck.net.
Robert Leembruggen * (George) is delighted to be working again with director Diana Denley. They worked together on Twelfth Night (Sir Toby Belch) and The Tempest (Prosper) at Franklin Park Perfoming Arts Center. Shakespeare Theatre Company:The Comedy of Errors/Balthaza; The Olney Theater Center: St. Joan (La Hire); Of Mice and Men (Carlson). The Folger:Romeo & Juliet (Montague); Richard III (Brackenbury). Rep Stage:The Seagull (Shamraev). The Keegan Theatre:Rex Elizabeth (Will Shakespeare); A Man For All Seasons (Common Man); 1776 (Benjamin Franklin); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Big Dad); The Field (Bull McCabe). Vpstart Crow Productions:Cyrano de Bergerac (Cyrano); Merry Wives of Windsor (Falstaf); Hamlet (Claudius); Merchant of Venice (Shylock). Television:The Quest for Captain Kidd (Captain Kidd). Training: The Shakespeare Theatre’s Academy for Classical Acting at GWU. www.robertleembruggen.com
Roger Payano (Ace) is a graduate of the Actors Repertory Theatre (A.R.T) at The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. His professional credits include roles such as Demetrius in Synetic Theater’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Sam & Elya in Adventure Theatre’s Holes, Garcia in Synetic Theater’s Carmen, Princess Grace in Keegan Theatre’s The Hostage, understudying Roberto in Imagination Stage‘s Looking for Roberto Clemente. Roger is also an aspiring screenwriter/producer/director whose first short film FELIZ CUMPLEAÑOS has garnered Official Selections to eleven film festivals across the country. For more info about Roger see www.rogerpayano.com.
Tosia Shall (Ludmilla) Her regional credits include Evita and Songs For A New World with Open Circle Theatre, Kiss Me, Kate with The Washington Savoyards, and The Boyfriend with Musical Fare Theatre. She has also appeared at Signature Theatre in their Sizzling Summer Nights Concert Series. Tosia is a professional choreographer, creating dance for such musicals as South Pacific, Annie, 1776, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. Additionally, she has appeared in productions with Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, was a company member of the Krakowiacy Polish Folk Dancers, and is currently an instructor at the Musical Theater Center.
Christopher Guy Thorn (Pierre) is appearing in his first Capital Fringe Festival production. Recently he performed as Oscar Wilde in Gross Indecency (The Little Theatre of Alexandria), Odysseus in The Odyssey (Foundry) and as Robert Livingston in 1776 (LTA). Other favorite roles include The Pirate King in Pirates of Penzance, John Wilkes Booth in Assassins and Feste in Twelfth Night.
Susan Austin Roth (playwright) is an emerging playwright who earns her living as a non-fiction writer and photographer specializing in gardening and garden design. She is the author of 10 gardening books. She lives in Washington, D.C.. Missing Pages has had readings at Ensemble Studio Theater, Tri-State Actors Theatre, and the Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage Festival and was a semi-finalist at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre National New Play Conference in 2007. Her comedy Bye Mom! - or How Not To Bury Your Mother was showcased in NYC in 2005. Another of her plays, Home For Christmas, was performed in 2003 at the Common Basis Theatre in New York. Additional short works include Cut and Run, At the Window, and Metro Stop (a one-minute play). Ms. Roth is a member of the Dramatist Guild, The Authors Guild, and the Playwrights Forum (D.C.). She studied Theatre Arts at Mount Holyoke College and apprenticed as an actor for two summers at the Boothbay Theatre in Maine.
Diana Denley * (director) Australia: Artistic Director for The Newtown Actors Group, The Lookout Theatre, The Shakespeare Globe Centre Australia. Credits include: King Lear, Hamlet, The Tempest, To, Ines de Castro, Request Concert, The 1000th Night, Waiting for Godot, The Fantastiks, Educating Rita, Pastrana and eight National Youth Shakespeare Company Productions. USA: Credits include DC area:Rapture (Metro Stage), Twelfth Night, The Tempest (Franklin Park Performing Arts Center). Other states:The Love Letter, Pericles, Moby Dick. Former member of Playwright’s Directors Unit: Actors’ Studio NYC. Canada:Pericles. Europe: 1997 London Globe Workshop Season, Our Theatre (London Globe). Numerous acting credits, but that’s another story…Diana served on the Arts Policy Committee for the Obama '08 Presidential Campaign and was its Virginia Chair.
Courtney Leigh Wood (stage manager) is a recent graduate of the University of Maryland. Production credits for the University of Maryland Department of Theatre include: The Illusion (stage manager), Anton in Show Business (stage manager), To Be Young, Gifted, and Black (assistant stage manager), Marisol (assistant master electrician), The Ash Girl (assistant stage manager) and The Distance from Here (assistant master electrician). Courtney also stage managed Lebensraum for the 2008 Capital Fringe Festival.
Guy McEwan (composer) created original music for Missing Pages. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the Sydney Conservatorium is a Fellow of the Trinity College London and a member of the Music Arrangers and Copyist Guild of Australia. He has written for choirs, orchestras, bands, small and large ensembles in styles varying from pop songs and experimental music, to classical chamber and orchestral pieces. He is an arranger for jazz singers and creates scores for film, and concert performance. Guy was the resident composer for the Shakespeare Globe Sydney for 5 years, where he composed for film, dance. He also writes extensively for the theatre.
Christine Ryan (intern and crew) is a student at Georrgetown Univerisity where she is an English major and a cast member of the Player's Improvisation Group. She is thrilled to be working on her frist Capital Fringe production.
Jack Sherman (designer) created the postcards, poster and advertisements for Missing Pages.
* Members of Actors' Equity
Steve Kolb (photographer) is an actor and photgrapher who recently moved from California to D.C.. See his website at www.mackolb.com
Visual and Sound Artists
Alejandra Maudet (crew) is an educator by profession and has a passion for theater. She performed with the University of Virginia Spanish Theater Group for several years and did make-up at the children's theater where her son and daughter performed.