October 17 - November 5, 2017

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Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
SNAKE IN THE GRASS
by Alan Ayckbourn

 

MEET THE CAST

STEPHANIE MACDONALD

Role: Alice Neptune: Communion, Marion Bridge, Small Things, The Boat. Other Theatre: Nothing Less, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Liberation Days, Mary Celeste by fire (Two Planks and a Passion); The Weekend Healer (KAZAN CO-OP); Watching Glory Die (Mulgrave Road Theatre); Talk Sexxxy, Short Skirt Butch (LAP PRO). She is the recipient of two Robert Merritt Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, and one for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role.

LIZ RICHARDSON

Role: Annabel Bio: Liz trained at LAMDA (the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) and for ten years performed in the West End and UK regional theatres, including the Bristol Old Vic. She has worked in TV and film on both sides of the Atlantic, and her work in Canada includes the Shaw Festival and Canadian Stage in Toronto. Recently she has toured extensively with her one-woman show, Going On. This will be Liz’ tenth season at the Neptune. “After working solo recently, I’m thrilled to be working with such a stellar team.”

GENEVIÈVE STEELE

Role: Miriam NEPTUNE: The Comedy of Errors, Rabbit Hole, Beauty and the Beast, Les Misérables. Other Theatre: The Birds and the Bees (Victoria Playhouse); Venus in Fur, Skylight, Educating Rita, Molly’s Veil  (Festival Antigonish); The Donahue Sisters, Leaving Wonderland, Twelfth Night (LunaSea); The Overcoat (CanStage); Chekhov’s Shorts (Theatre Smith Gilmour). Film/TV: Relative Happiness (Ivy Cottage); All the Wrong Reasons (Strong Arm); Copperhead (Swordspoint); Seed (City TV).

 

ANN-MARIE KERR

Role: Director Other Directing: I, Claudia (Neptune); Cathy Jones’ Stranger to Hard Work (Eastern Front; Canadian tour); Many Loves (Queer Acts), Fall Out (Eastern Front/Willpower); Daughter (Summerworks Festival); The Circle (Alberta Theatre Projects); The Andersons (in development at Soulpepper Theatre Company); As Ever and Confession (Mulgrave Road Theatre); I, Claudia (Globe Theatre); The Debacle (Zuppa Theatre Co); Invisible Atom (2b theatre company; international tour); The Comedy of Errors and Good Soul of Szechuan at Dalhousie. Upcoming: Daughter (Theatre Centre, PuSh Festival, NAC, High Performance Rodeo); A Christmas Carol (Theatre New Brunswick); One Discordant Violin (2b theatre company).

GEOFREY DINWIDDIE

Role: Set Designer Neptune: Miracle on 34th Street, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Shrek The Musical, A Year With Frog and Toad, The Addams Family, Into the Woods, Mary Poppins (Merritt Award Winner), Legally Blonde, Sweeney Todd, La Cage aux Folles, Jungle Book, Frankenstein, Romeo & Juliet, Wizard of OZ, Blithe Spirit, West Side Story, Game of Love and Chance, A Christmas Carol: The Musical, Peter Pan. Sudbury Theatre Centre: Little Shop of Horrors, Mucking in the Drift, Clock Maker, Moonlight and Magnolias, Transit of Venus, The Miser.

HELENA MARRIOTT

Role: Costume Designer Neptune: Once, Miracle on 34th Street, Stones in His Pockets, Stag & Doe, Great Expectations, Billy Bishop, Mending Fences, A Christmas Carol, Red, Eighteen, Sweeney Todd, Fly Fishers’ Companion, Fathers and Sons, Mourning Dove, The Syringa Tree, Flying on Her Own, Fire. Other: Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. Over fifteen seasons designing for Neptune Theatre School including: Dracula, The Ash Girl, Little Women, Les Miserables, Guys and Dolls, 13, Animal Farm, The Dining Room. Other Theatre: Refuge (EFT) Film/TV: Blackfly (Seasons 1 & 2). Training: Graduate of Dalhousie University Costumes Studies.

JUSTIN DAKAI

Role: Sound Designer Neptune: For 14 years Justin has been working in theatres across Nova Scotia in many capacities from audio technician, sound designer and as a freelance technical director/production manager. It's an honor to work with this talented team.

SHERRY SMITH

Role: Dialect Coach Neptune: (Actor) Having Hope at Home, Mrs. Parliament’s Night Out, Sexy Laundry, Happy Days, Oliver, To Kill a Mockingbird, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, One For the Pot. Other Theatre: Top Girls (Director), To Capture Light, Woman and Scarecrow, Girl in a Goldfish Bowl, Talking Heads, Perfect Pie, Donahue Sisters (LunaSea Theatre); Peter Pan, Picnic, The Silver King, Cuckoo in the Nest, This Happy Breed, When We Are Married, Trelawny of the Wells, Peer Gynt, Once in a Lifetime (Shaw Festival); The Real Thing (Royal Alex/MTC). Film/TV: The Mist (Dialect Coach) (Netflix); RollerTown; Thin Ice: Jesse Stone; Beach Girls; The Riverman. Other: MFA Theatre Voice Pedagogy (University of Alberta).

INGRID RISK

Role: Stage Manager and Lighting Designer Neptune: ARTSmall Things (MRT); Drowning Girls (DMV); RED, Bingo! Other Theatre: LunaSea Theatre (The Donahue Sisters); DMV (Speaking in Tongues), Mulgrave Road Theatre (Watching Glory Die); five seasons with Ship’s Company Theatre; Kazan Co-Op (The Weekend Healer). Ingrid has received two Theatre Nova Scotia Merritt Awards for her work.

PATRICIA VINLUAN

Role: Apprentice Stage Manager Neptune: Stan Rogers: A Matter of Heart Other Theatre: Albert Herring (Halifax Summer Opera Festival); Savitri and Satyam (Opera Nova Scotia); Old Stock (2b Theatre Company); as a production assistant: Unconscious at the Sistine Chapel (2b Theatre Company); as a set designer: Tyrant, The Spanish Tragedy (Villains Theatre Company); The Colour of Courage (Anthony Sherwood Productions).

 

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