Cast And CREATIVE - PROOF
Katherine Weatherford *- Catherine
Katherine Weatherford has been working as an actor for over fifteen years. In 2016, she founded Greenwood Lake Theater alongside Mary McKinley. Their first production was 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. In addition to producing, Katherine played Olive Ostrovsky. Since then, she has been seen on the GWLT stage in numerous roles, including Nancy in Oliver!, Stella Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire, and Cinderella in Into the Woods. Other favorite stage roles include Kathy Selden in Singin' in the Rain, Judy Haynes in White Christmas, and Janet in The Rocky Horror Show. Katherine was also a guest presenter on over 40 episodes of Mysteries at the Museum on the Travel Channel. She is very grateful to be back onstage in this show.
Mary Virginia* - CLAIRE
Mary Virginia (Claire) was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, and lives in Greenwood Lake, NY. Film & Web: Payaso (Clown), Three from the Block, The Otherworld, and Poker Night. Theater: The Witch in Into the Woods, Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire, Widow Corney in Oliver!, Glinda in The Wizard of Oz, Rona Lisa Peretti in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with Greenwood Lake Theater, Rosalind in As You Like It, Mercutio in Romeo & Juliet, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, Helena & Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Spontaneous Shakespeare Players, title role in the world premiere of Anna Nicole: Blonde Glory with Xoregos Performing Company, Lady Macbeth in Voodoo Macbeth with Mercia Entertainment, Hermione in The Winter's Tale with Southwest Shakespeare Company, and Claire in Proof with Winni Playhouse. She received her Bachelor of Music from East Carolina University, and a Master of Arts from Radford University. She is a Founder & Co-Producing Artistic Director of Greenwood Lake Theater. Love to family, friends, six beautiful nieces and two sweet fur kids, Cleopatra and Caesar for their continued love, support and slobbery kisses! Mary is a proud member of Actor's Equity & SAG-AFTRA. MsMaryVirginia.com
J. Michael Reeds* - Robert
J. Michael Reeds (Robert) is excited to be joining the cast of “Proof” for the Greenwood Lake Theatre. He can also currently be seen playing the priest in Marc McBarron Kessler’s two character show “Strangers of 46th Street” which has been enjoying monthly performances in New York City in conjunction with Burning Circus Theatre. Other credits include: Mr Twiller in “The Torch Bearers” with Cynthia Harris - TACT (The Actor's Company Theatre); and “Stratagem” York Theatre. National Commercial credits include: Dunkin Donuts, Roy Rogers and MCI. J. Michael attended the Actor's Training program at SUNY Purchase and studied with George Morrison.
Xander Jackson - HAL
Xander Jackson is an on camera & stage actor who recently began his journey with the Barrow Group. He is ecstatic to be returning to Warwick to work with GLT and this stellar cast. Stage: Sweat Cultural Arts Playhouse, Detestable Arts Greenwood Lake Theater, Smartphone Love The Tank. Film: Quarantine Actually Hollis House LLC, Lou's MAD Gothic Productions, Not Like the Other Girls GingerPants Productions.
CASEY MORRIS - DIRECTOR
Casey Morris is a New York-based director and adapter. Her work often explores site-specific experiences, complex female characters, and new play development. Credits include: Detestable Arts (Greenwood Lake Theater); The Truth Box (Dusklit Interactive Arts Festival); Nina, Stop; i wish you told me (Celebrate845); Prometheus Shrugged (Orange County Play Festival); Stand and Burn (SUNY New Paltz); original adaptation of Spoon River Anthology (Historic Huguenot Street). Assistant directing (selected): Rip Van Winkle; or... (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival); A Christmas Carol (Greenwood Lake Theater); The Philadelphia Story (SUNY New Paltz). Casey holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from SUNY New Paltz.