Cast of A Christmas Carol
Landon Cross - PROP BOY / TINY TIM
I am 12 years old and am very interested in many avenues. I am a part of the junior Elk program called the Antler Program which teaches children aged 8 to 20 to be heavily involved in their community. I am also a boyscout and enjoy all the outdoor activities as well as working on my merit badges. My other passion is acting, Which lead me to be a part of the GWL Theater group. I am extremely ecstatic to be a part of this group of talented people and look forward to working with them on the next project. I also enjoy music and playing the guitar.
Janet Droll - CHARACTER WOMAN / Charitable Woman / Mrs. Fezziwig / Mother-in-law / Scavenger 3
A long-time resident of Monroe, Janet is an actor, singer, playwright and director who is thrilled to be making her stage debut at the Greenwood Lake Theater. She has performed with many interactive acting ensembles, most notably with Murder Mystery Manhattan & Keith Dougherty, playing a multitude of characters, both male & female. For 15 years, she was a member of the Performance Company at the NY Renaissance Faire, playing wenches, fools, gossips and nobles, including Lady Kat Ashley & Lady DeMarque, the mother of the Sheriff of Nottingham. Favorite roles include Annie Wilkes in the New York State premier of Stephen King’s “Misery”, Queen Aggravain in “Once Upon A Mattress”, Mrs. Johnstone in “Blood Brothers”, Lady Bracknell in “The Importance of Being Earnest”, Red Hot Mama in a collection of one-woman shows and Tweedledum in “Alice in Wonderland”. Her award-winning adaptation of “Sleeping Beauty” has been performed at multiple Equity theaters, including the Forestburgh Playhouse.
Samantha Livingston - LEADING LADY / Mrs. Cratchit/Christmas Past
Samantha moved to Warwick a month ago from NYC, and feels so lucky to live in this enchanted place! She has an MFA in Theatre Arts from Brandeis University and is an English folk singing enthusiast. She is over the moon to make her debut at the magical Greenwood Lake Theater!
Brandon Patterson - STAGE MANAGER / Scrooge
Brandon Patterson is a film and stage actor local to the Hudson Valley and NYC. He recently played the Doctor in “Next to Normal” at Pendragon Theatre, and has performed and directed for Clove Creek Dinner Theater since 2016. Brandon has been featured dead and alive in the interactive “Murder Mystery Manhattan” shows by Keith Dougherty, and co-founded The New Deal Creative Arts Center in Hyde Park. Favorite regional credits include playing Dracula in "Dracula", Tobias Ragg in "Sweeney Todd", and McMurphy in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" for which he won a TANYS award for Best Actor. Brandon is thrilled to make his debut at Greenwood Lake Theater and extends many thanks to cast and crew, to family far and wide, with special thanks always to Mom, and to Shaun.
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Keith Dougherty - OLD CLOWN / School Master / Mr. Fezziwig / Christmas Present / Jake the Fence
Keith is now an Orange County, NY based Actor/Writer/Producer/Director/Portrait Artist. Keith owns the entertainment company, Murder Mystery Manhattan, where he writes, directs, and performs interactive theatre that spoofs popular television shows and film. Some of Keith’s favorite stage roles include Robert in Boeing Boeing, Velasco in Barefoot in the Park, Charles in Blithe Spirit, Mozart in Amadeus, Pippin in Pippin, Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Sheriff of Nottingham in the national tour of Robin Hood, and various roles in the national tour of the Off-Broadway comedy, Making Porn, which he directed as well. Keith can also be seen in the role of Tom, co-starring in the feature film, Aleksandr’s Price, for Breaking Glass Pictures. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org for booking info and portrait inquiries. Keith is thrilled to be working with the talented folks at the Greenwood Lake Theater for the first time.
Aaron Keller - DIRECTOR / Marley / Christmas Future
Aaron Keller is an actor and teaching artist based in New York. Previous shows include: The Comedy of Errors (Classic Stage Company), Junie B. Jones (Natl. Tour.), The Co-operatives (FringeNYC), Juliet in Shakespeare’s R&J (Mill Mountain Theatre), and Into the Woods (Findlay Summerstock). He also works as a fight choreographer and captain, with credits such as SAMMY GETS MUGGED! (FringeNYC), The Pirates of Penzance (Louisiana Lyric Opera), and Richard III (West Virginia University). Aaron is a graduate of the MFA Acting Program at Columbia University. Aaronlkeller.com
Dean Mahoney - YOUNG LEADING MAN / Fred / Parrot / Scavenger
Dean Mahoney is an actor/musician with a degree in Performance and Sound Design from SUNY New Paltz. He has recently come off a year of professional touring with the band Upstate, and is thrilled to be re-entering the theater world with this festive production! He would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Courtney Silber - INGENUE / Little Caroller / Belle / Mrs. Fred / Ali Baba / Scavenger
Courtney Silber is thrilled to be apart of this creative adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Previous Greenwood Lake Theater Credits: Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck). Other recent credits include, Almost Maimed (Swing), I Hate Hamlet (Deirdre), A Chorus Line (Bebe), Little Women (Jo March), and many more. She graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 2018. For more check out www.courtneysilber.com
Mary McKinley & Katherine Weatherford - Co-Directors
Katie & Mary have been making lady theater happen in Greenwood Lake since 2016. They are both ecstatic to be directing such a fun adaptation of a classic play. When they aren't theater-ing, they spend as much time as possible with their dogs: Apollo (Katie) and Cleopatra & Caesar (Mary). Special thanks to our friends, family, and boyfriends: Bryan (Katie) and Antonio (Mary), for putting up with us theater nerds. A huge thanks to our audiences for taking the time to come see the show and we hope to see you again in 2020!