BRIAN PARRY (Senator Hedges) is thrilled to return to Remy Bumppo and the Halls of Congress, having last been seen here as Wingblatt in Both Your Houses. An ensemble member with Chicago's Redtwist and Promethean Theatres, recent shows with those include The Death of a Salesman, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Lion in Winter. He’s appeared with Lifeline, Steep, Eclipse, Northlight, Court, Wisdom Bridge, Renaissance Repertory Company, Oak Park and Illinois Shakespeare Festival Theatres. He received a Jeff award for his performance in Redtwist Theatre’s production of Shining City, and you’ve probably heard his voice selling or explaining something vital.
SHAWN DOUGLASS (Devery) is an Artistic Associate at Remy Bumppo where he was last seen as Galileo in Brecht's The Life of Galileo. He won an After Dark Award for his performance as John Tanner in Man and Superman. Also for Remy Bumppo, leading roles in: Holiday, Major Barbara, Humble Boy, Night and Day, Changes of Heart, and The Clean House. Other Chicago credits include productions at Court Theatre, Northlight Theatre and Writers Theatre, among others. Shawn performed numerous roles over the course of three seasons at Wisconsin’s American Players Theatre. As a director at Remy Bumppo, Shawn helmed Pygmalion, The Philadelphia Story, The Importance of Being Earnest, Chesapeake, You Never Can Tell, and Love and Information. He teaches acting at Northwestern University.
MAGGIE CLENNON REBERG (Mrs. Hedges and Helen) is excited to make her Remy Bumppo Theatre Company debut. She has previously appeared in Elektra, Das Rheingold (Lyric Opera of Chicago), Otello, Faust, The Beggar's Opera (DuPage Opera Theatre), Darling of the Day, HMS Pinafore (Light Opera Works). Sweeney Todd (Actors Theatre Company), and Angel Street, Underneath The Lintel (First Folio Theatre). She has also performed in Sister Act (National/Southeast Asia Tour) and in Candide, Showboat, Music Man, and The Magic Flute (Michigan Opera Theatre). You can tune in to 98.7 WFMT Chicago Classical Music Radio to hear her as a program host. Proud member of American Guild of Musical Artists. www.maggieclennonreberg.com
ELIZA STOUGHTON (Billie Dawn) is an Ensemble member at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company where she was previously seen in Fallen Angels, Both Your Houses and You Never Can Tell. Favorite recent roles include Viola in Twelfth Night (Illinois Shakespeare Festival) and Lila Green in A Loss of Roses (Raven Theatre). Other Chicago credits include roles at Writers Theatre, Timeline Theatre, 16th Street Theatre, Lifeline Theatre, and The Gift Theatre. Regional credits include Cardinal Stage, Riverside Theatre and Montana Shakespeare in the Parks and Montana Shakespeare in the Schools. Eliza is represented by Paonessa Talent Agency and is a proud graduate of Loyola University Chicago. elizastoughton.com
DREW SCHAD (Ensemble) is excited to be working with Remy Bumppo for the first time. Chicago credits include In the Heat of the Night, Marvin's Room, The Rose Tattoo,Whaleship Essex, Mill Fire, The Little Foxes (Shattered Globe Theatre) and Six Degrees of Separation (Eclipse). He has also appeared in Sunday in the Park with George (Grand Rapids Circle Theatre). Drew is a proud ensemble member of Shattered Globe Theatre and graduate of Kenyon College.
GREG MATTHEW ANDERSON (Paul Verrall) is an Artistic Associate at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company where credits include Power, The Best Man, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Night and Day, The Importance of Being Earnest, Chesapeake, An Inspector Calls and Travesties. He has appeared onstage in Arcadia and Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf with Second City (Writers Theatre), City of Conversation, Sense and Sensibility, The Mousetrap (Northlight Theatre), Rock 'N Roll, Twist Your Dickens with Second City, Immediate Family (Goodman Theatre), Arcadia (Court Theatre), Oklahoma! and Sons of the Prophet (American Theater Company). He is the recipient of three Jeff Award nominations. Television: Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, Betrayal, The Playboy Club, Underemployed, The Chicago Code, Detroit 187, and the pilot Matadors. Film: Transformers: Age of Extinction, Game Day, The Middle Distance, and Older Children. Greg is a graduate of Duke University's Department of Theater Studies.
DREW SHIRLEY (Eddie Brock) was last seen at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company in Les Liaisons Dangereuses. He appeared in I've Never Told This To Anyone (Erasing the Distance), Troll (Fraud & Phony), Then New Sincerity (Theater Wit), and Three Sisters (One Year Chekhov). Regional credits include: Henry IV part 1, Cyrano de Bergerac, Othello, Comedy of Errors, Macbeth (Utah Shakespeare) Bach at Leipzig (Little Fish Theater) King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare by the Sea), and Taming of the Shrew (Hermosa Beach Playhouse). He received his Master’s in Acting from the University of Illinois. Thanks to Grossman & Jack Talent!
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SEAN M. SULLIVAN (Harry Brock) is thrilled to work with Remy Bumppo Theatre Company for the first time. Previous Chicago credits include Man In The Ring (Court), Million Dollar Quartet (DeeGee Theatricals), Requiem For A Heavyweight (Shattered Globe, Jeff Award nomination), Island Of Dr. Moreau (Lifeline), Children's Hour, General From America, Fiorello! (Timeline), Ruling Class, Skin Of Our Teeth, Terra Nova (BackStage). Regional work: Hairy Ape, One Flea Spare, Gross Indecency (Cleveland Public Th.), Cripple Of Innishmaan, Closer (Dobama), MacBeth (Great Lakes). He is the co-director with his wife, Megan, of the Sullivan Chicago Studio of Performing Arts (www.thescspa.com). He is also a vocalist and guitarist for One of the Girls (www.oneofthegirls.net).
Remy Bumppo Field Guide @ 2014