Under Milk Wood
About the Cast and Crew:
As a NYC-based touring company, the Snow & Associates production of
'Under Milk Wood' by Dylan Thomas has been privileged to feature some of New York's
top talent, including many cast and crew members with extensive Broadway and Hollywood credits.
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Our cast and crew vary, depending on performance dates and locations. Listed
below are partial credits for some of the fine actors and crew members
who have lent their formidable talents to this company's past performances.
Please CLICK HERE to visit the front page of our web site.
Our cast and crew vary, depending on performance dates and locations. Listed below are partial credits for some of the fine actors and crew members who have lent their formidable talents to this company's past performances.
Members of the Cast:
ROBERTSON CARRICART (Captain Cat, Mr. Ogmore, Cherry Owen et al) performed on Broadway as Cord Elam and Ali Hakim in Oklahoma! at the Palace Theatre; as Robert in Zoya's Apartment; as Bud in Sweet Bird of Youth with Lauren Bacall; and as Henry Carver in Design for Living, directed by George C. Scott. His most recent Broadway appearance was as Barney in the 1995 production of On the Waterfront at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. His off-Broadway and regional credits, too numerous to list here, range from Claggart in the Circle in the Square production of Billy Budd to Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He also appeared in Long Day's Journey and Moon for the Misbegotten, playing the character of Jamie in both productions. He was seen frequently on TV as The Guiding Light's "Fisherman/Angel," in successful runs as Walter Cunningham in To Kill a Mockingbird at the GeVa Theatre in Rochester, and as Sgt. Rough in Angel Street, produced by the Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival.
MARK CRONOGUE (Mog Edwards, Reverend Eli Jenkins, Mr. Waldo, et al) is a veteran of over 25 regional, repertory, off-Broadway film and television productions, including major roles on national network TV, such as Cagney & Lacey. After a four year hiatus, he returned to the stage in 1995 in this company's production of Under Milk Wood at Lycoming College.
RICHARD ADRIAN DORR (The First Voice) appeared on Broadway in Midgie Purvis with Tallulah Bankhead, and off-Broadway as El Gallo in The Fantasticks. A gifted operatic baritone, he has performed every major baritone role in the standard operatic repertoire, as well as the lead in the American premier of Volo di Notte by Luigi Dallapiccola. Richard is a respected voice teacher and coach, affiliated with John Mace and the Vocal Arts Foundation for over 30 years. He has also taught at The Neighborhood Playhouse and the American Musical & Dramatic Academy. He is currently appearing in Tiger at the Gates with The Actors Company Theatre, at the New York Historical Society.
PETER GALMAN (Mog Edwards, The Reverend Eli Jenkins, et al) played the lead in Forty Carats opposite Julie Harris on Broadway. He also appeared as Tom Hughes in As the World Turns from 1969 through 1974, a series which enjoyed the highest ratings of any daytime drama in history. His television credits also include the Emmy-nominated The People Next Door and the starring role in The Prodigal. His stage credits include: The Homecoming; The Caine Mutiny; Hedda Gabler; Arms and the Man; The Importance of Being Earnest; The Contrast; The Recruiting Officer; and The Benefactors. He is currently starring in Valley Song at venues in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
JANET GEIST (Mrs. Ogmore-Pritchard, Mrs. Cherry Owen, Mrs. Pugh, et al) received her MFA in Acting from the Professional Theatre Training Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In Manhattan, she has appeared with the Riverside Shakespeare Company, The Roundabout Ensemble Company, The City/Classic Stage Company, The Chain Lightning Theatre Company and The Aegean Theatre Company. Her favorite roles include: Z in Village Wooing, Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Liz Morden in Our Country's Good, Arcadina in The Seagull, Abbie in Desire Under the Elms and Elinor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter. Janet played a crack addict in the film New Jack City and on TV has appeared on Miami Vice, As the World Turns, The Cosby Show and Loving. Most recently, she played a hooker dressed up like Little Bow Peep on Cosby.
DEAN JACKSON (Captain Cat, Mr. Ogmore, Mr. Pugh, et al) hails from Aspen, Colorado, where he first performed in Under Milk Wood and fell in love with the play. Since moving to NYC, he has appeared in many stage, TV and film projects, including the role of Ted, the principle villain in the independent feature films, Moon of the Falling Star and its sequel, Temple of the Evening Star. Most recently, he performed the role of Northumberland in Shakespeare's Richard II, in which he also choreographed the stage combat. Dean also enjoys a busy schedule as a puppeteer.
JAYNE AMELIA LARSON (Mrs. Ogmore-Pritchard, Mrs. Cherry Owen, Mrs. Pugh, et al) is a 1992 graduate of the American Repertory Theatre Institute at Harvard University. There she played Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Shen Te in The Good Person of Szechuan; Cunegonde in Candide; and Komachi in Sotoba Komachi. New York credits include Renee in Girl Trash at HERE; Hippolyta in Two Noble Kinsmen at Theatre Row; Helen of Troy in Charles L. Mee's adaptation of Orestes with En Garde Arts; and Zoe in the revival of Ulysses in Nightown at the Samuel Beckett.
ROBERT W. LAUR (The Second Voice, Mr. Pritchard, Willy Nilly et al) has appeared as FDR with the Laughingstock Company at Columbia University, a role he also played in Annie. On television, he has been seen in House of Buggin'; Late Night with Conan O'Brien; and Law & Order. He also toured India and Sri Lanka for the U.S. State Department as King Sextimus the Silent in Once Upon a Mattress.
JENNIFER LONDON (Gossamer Beynon, Polly Garter, Rosie Probert, et al) is a graduate of Columbia University and the American Repertory Theatre Institute at Harvard University, where her roles included Rosalind in As You Like It; Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream; and Lady Macduff in Macbeth. She has performed at the Williamsburg Theatre Festival, and in New York at Playlab, the Art & Work Ensemble, and the Dance Theatre Workshop.
MARK O'DONNELL (Mog Edwards, Rev. Eli Jenkins et. al.) is an author and playwright as well as an actor. His plays include That's It, Folks!, Fables for Friends, The Nice and the Nasty, Strangers on Earth and Vertigo. He also wrote the book and lyrics for the musical Tots in Tinseltown and collaborated with Bill Irwin on an adaptation of Moliere's Scapin. His published books include Elementary Education, Vertigo Park, Getting Over Homer, and Let Nothing You Dismay. Most recently, with Thomas Meehan, he wrote the book for the smash Broadway hit HAIRSPRAY.
DIANA RONCHINI (Understudy for Mrs. Ogmore-Pritchard, Rosie Probert, et al) has attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, where she studied Shakespeare. She is also a graduate of NYU's theatre program and attended the High School of Performing Arts. Recent credits include Katrina in Crime and Punishment at the Perry Street Theatre; and Daddy Meets Durga, a poetry play with Mabou Mines. She also originated the role of Dolly, an Irish immigrant, in God is Nearer than the Door.
JENEANE SCHMIDT (Gossamer Beynon, Polly Garter, Rosie Probert, et al) is currently studying with Diane Ainslee at The Manhattan Edge Studio, as well as performing in a musical theatre class with Robert Moseley. She recently performed the role of the Princess in Love's Labours Lost with the Shakespeare Theatre Company in NYC. She appeared in this company's production of Under Milk Wood at Lycoming College in 1995 and understudied all the female roles in performances at NYC's 13th Street Theatre in 1994. Other favorite professional roles include Blanka in Vaclav Havel's The Increased Difficulty of Concentration at the Dorset Theatre, and Caroline in Thorton Wilder's Childhood at Cornell University. Television credits include Another World and As the World Turns. She has been lucky enough to study with Elaine Stritch and Stella Adler.
LINDA SNYDER (The Second Voice, Mr. Pritchard, Willy Nilly, et al) is a recent graduate of the Professional Theatre Training Program of the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. Some favorite roles include Lady MacBeth; Ellida in The Lady from the Sea; Viola in Twelfth Night; and Anne in Richard III. Linda has just returned to New York after appearing as Philamente in Moliere's The Learned Ladies at the Cidermill Playhouse.
Members of the Crew:
JUDY BRICKELL (ASM) received her master's degree in Theatre Arts from Adelphi University, and her MFA in Directing from Penn State. She has worked on numerous productions as stage manager, ass't director, and director. Judy is currently affiliated with the Pulse Ensemble Theatre, based on Theatre Row in NYC.
JONATHAN HAMEL (Guest Director) currently works as a multimedia writer/producer at Frankfurt Balkind Communications, where he recently helped conceive and produce Forever Cool, a documentary-driven webshow for baby boomers, currently running on the Microsoft Network. Previously, he worked as a theatre writer/director in NYC, known for his productions of The Cliffs Notes Faust; Hamlet on the Beach and NeoFluxFest '95, a gallery installation/performance series inspired by the work of Fluxus.
JOHN WILLIAM HOUGHTON (Dramaturg) first became interested in Under Milk Wood over twenty years ago, when he appeared as The First Voice, Captain Cat, Butcher Beynon, and Eli Jenkins in a college production. Dr. Houghton is himself a published poet, and former Associate Editor of River Styx magazine. He holds degrees in English literature from Harvard and Indiana Universities, in systematic theology from Yale Divinity School, and a diploma in Anglican Studies from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. He also has a master's and Ph.D. in medieval studies from Notre Dame. He has contributed to many academic journals and encyclopedias, writing on literature, art history, ethics, theology and liturgy. He also lectures frequently, including recent talks on T. S. Eliot's late play, The Elder Statesman, and on patterns of settlement in pioneer Indiana. He is currently composing a Gilbert and Sullivan pastiche based on his experience as Junior Warden of an Episcopal Church in University City, Missouri.
CHARLES A. LOESCHE (PSM, Associate Producer) has served as stage manager for several shows in New York, including Honky Tonk Blues; Boo: Six Characters, No Guarantees; What Do White People Be Thinking; The Jerusalem Thorn; She Stoops to Conquer; The Boor; Passion, Poison, and Petrefaction; and this company's productions of Under Milk Wood at NYC's 13th Street Theatre and at Lycoming College.
JAMES MacAARON (Guest Director, in Memoriam) appeared on Broadway in the title role of The Great White Hope, and with the Lunts in The Visit. He also performed in the national tour of Mr. Roberts, directed by Josh Logan. His off-Broadway credits include The Mongrel for Equity Library Theatre; As You Like It; and The Taming of the Shrew. He appeared as Captain Cat, Mr. Ogmore, Mr. Pugh and other characters in this company's production of Under Milk Wood at NYC's 13th Street Theatre in 1994. He also directed the reading at Barnes and Noble's location at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in March '97.
RUSTY MEYERS (Guest Director) will soon be seen in a supporting role in the film Top of the World with Dennis Hopper. Other credits on film and TV include Silverado; With Hostile Intent; McShayne; The Watcher, and Hearts are Wild. Mr. Meyers has performed leading roles in stage productions of Oklahoma!; Of Mice and Men; Oliver; All My Sons; Kiss Me Kate; The Tavern, and several productions of South Pacific, most recently as Luther Billis, opposite John Raitt and Elaine Joyce. He has also appeared in dozens of national commercials, and is represented by the J. Micheal Bloom Agency in NYC. He is the Founder/Director of RAW, the Real Actors Workshop, based in Las Vegas.
A.E. RADOCCHIA (Lighting Design) is a graduate of Oberlin College. Recent design credits include Gutter Sparrow directed by Robert Lyons at The Ohio Theatre and the 1995 Berkshire Theatre Festival. In 1995, she also designed the lighting for Jame Joyce's Exiles at The Ontological in NYC, and this company's production of Under Milk Wood at Lycoming College.
DANNY O SNOW (Producer/Director) made his debut on Broadway at nine years old, in Mame at the Winter Garden Theatre. As an adult, he has also performed on network television, in feature films and on national radio. In 1993 he played the role of Laertes in Hamlet on the Beach at NADA's 'Hamlet Festival' in NYC, called "the best theatre, and the best thing for theatre, running downtown this autumn" by Robert Simonson of TheatreWeek. He also appeared as The Second Voice, Willy Nilly, Mr. Pritchard and other characters in this company's production of Under Milk Wood at NYC's 13th Street Theatre in 1994.
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