ELIZA STOUGHTON has appeared as a member of the Remy Bumppo Core Ensemble in Born Yesterday, Fallen Angels, Both Your Houses, and You Never Can Tell. Other Chicago credits include A Loss of Roses, Dividing the Estate, Vieux Carre (Raven); A Splintered Soul (ARLA Productions); Doubt (Writers); The Farnsworth Invention (Timeline); Cyrano de Bergerac (Oak Park Festival); Wit (The Gift). Outside of Chicago she’s appeared in Three Sisters (American Players Theatre); Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (Tennessee Williams Festival); Merchant of Venice (Cardinal Stage Company); Twelfth Night, Hamlet (Illinois Shakespeare Festival); Hamlet, School For Scandal (Riverside Theatre); Twelfth Night, Hamlet, As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Merchant of Venice (Montana Shakespeare in the Parks). Eliza is proud graduate of Loyola University in Chicago. www.elizastoughton.com
STEVE LORDS is pleased to make his Remy Bumppo debut. Proudly represented by Paonessa Talent, Steve has previously enjoyed working with Chicago Shakespeare, Windy City Playhouse, Piven Theatre, Promethean Theatre Ensemble, and more. He has also been featured on Chicago Fire and Chicago Med, along with several commercial and voiceover projects throughout the city. Steve earned his BFA in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago, IL and his Associates’ Degree in Acting from Fullerton College in Fullerton, CA. Steve sends all his love to his mom, Connie, his half-eared-baby-cat-child Ellie, and his favorite person and fiancée Beth, who he is happily marrying mere weeks after the close of this show.
ZACHARY SCOTT FEWKES is excited to work with Remy Bumppo for the first time. He’s appeared in Waiting for Godot (Druid Theatre/Chicago Shakespeare); Merrily We Roll Along (Porchlight); Mame, Peter Pan, Gypsy (Music Theatre Works); A Christmas Carol, James & the Giant Peach (Drury Lane); Ragtime (u/s Griffin); King John (Shakespeare Project of Chicago); The Polar Express (Railway Productions); Oliver! (Citadel); Secret Garden (Lake Forest); and Les Miserable (LZP Productions). He has also appeared on Chicago Med (NBC). Zach is in 7th grade at Lake Zurich Middle School North and plays baseball, golf, trumpet and piano. Zach would like to thank the wonderful folks at Gray Talent, his family, friends and teachers for their support.
CLAIRE ALPERN is working with Remy Bumppo for the first time. Chicago credits include Over the Moon (Erasing the Distance); The Cake (Rivendell); A Kid Like Jake (u/s About Face); and The Sacred Schizoid Heart (Prologue). Other credits include Blueprint Project (Gideon Productions); 365 Days/365 Plays (The Public); High Cotton, 3 Themes Every Child Should Know (FringeNYC); and Amphitryon (Boomerang). Claire is a graduate of the Black Box Studio Program, and has also studied in New York City with LAByrinth, Naked Angels, and Keen Company. Claire is represented by Big Mouth Talent.
JYREIKA GUEST is excited to work with Remy Bumppo for the first time. Chicago credits include columbinus (The Yard Theatre Company at Steppenwolf); I Saw Myself (Red Tape); The Wiz (Kokandy); Octagon (Jackalope); and The Adventures of Robin Hood (Filament). She is proudly represented by Shirley Hamilton Talent!
JOSE NATERAS is working with Remy Bumppo for the first time. Chicago credits include Support Group for Men (u/s Goodman), Neverwhere (Lifeline), Two Mile Hollow (First Floor), Picnic (American Theatre Company), Cymbeline (Strawdog), Reprise (Adventure Stage), The Van Gogh Cafe (Filament),The Grapes of Wrath (The Gift), Othello u/s, Since I Suppose (Chicago Shakespeare), My Soul's Shadow (Manual Cinema), and Romeo & Juliet (Teatro Vista). Other credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Q Brothers Collective’s I <3 Juliet (Illinois Shakespeare Festival), and Romeo & Juliet (Notre Dame Shakespeare). Jose is also a writer, having received his MFA in Writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). A graduate of Loyola University of Chicago, he is an adjunct professor at Truman College and is represented by Gray Talent Group.
GREG MATTHEW ANDERSON is a Core Ensemble member at Remy Bumppo where his credits include Power, The Best Man, The Philadelphia Story, Bronte, On the Verge, The Marriage of Figaro, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Night and Day, The Importance of Being Earnest, Chesapeake [Jeff nomination], Northanger Abbey, An Inspector Calls, Travesties [Jeff nomination], and Born Yesterday. Other Chicago Credits include Twist Your Dickens, Rock 'n' Roll (Goodman); Red Velvet (Chicago Shakespeare); Arcadia [Jeff nomination], Death of A Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf (Writers); The City of Conversation, The Mousetrap, Sense and Sensibility (Northlight); Sons of the Prophet, Oklahoma! (American Theater Company); Arcadia (Court). Television credits include Chicago Fire, Empire, Chicago PD, Betrayal, The Playboy Club, Underemployed, The Chicago Code, Detroit 187, and the pilot Matadors. Film credits include Transformers: Age of Extinction, The Middle Distance, Game Day, and Older Children. Greg is a graduate of Duke University's Department of Theater Studies.
NICK SANDYS is the Producing Artistic Director at Remy Bumppo. As an actor he has appeared in Pygmalion, An Inspector Calls, The Goat Or Who Is Sylvia, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Old Times,The Marriage of Figaro, The Real Thing, Tartuffe, Arcadia, Money, The Secret Rapture, No Man's Land, Hapgood,. He also directed Puff:Believe It Or Not, Pirandello's Henry IV, The Life of Galileo, Travesties, Our Class, Seascape, and Fiction. Other Chicago credits include Captain Blood, Turn Of the Screw, Blithe Spirit, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing (First Folio); The Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes (Mercury); My Fair Lady, Camelot (Light Opera Works); Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Pride & Prejudice (Northlight); Othello, Romeo & Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare); Around The World In 80 Days (Lookingglass); Oedipus Complex (Goodman); Sherlock's Last Case (Drury Lane); and The Misanthrope (Next). Other credits include Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest (Notre Dame Shakespeare); The 39 Steps (Syracuse Stage/ Cleveland Playhouse); Macbeth (Riverside Shakespeare); The Tempest, King Lear, Othello, Twelfth Night, Henry V, Henry IV, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth (Ft. Worth Shakespeare in the Park), Thank You Jeeves, Ion, Lend Me Tenor, Twelfth Night, King Lear, Relatively Speaking, Rough Crossing (Stage West, TX). Nick has received 15 Jeff Nominations, winning once for fight choreography, and was a 2018 Audie Finalist for his audiobook narration of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
FRANK NALL is overjoyed to be working with Remy Bumppo for the first time. In Chicago, he’s appeared in Traitor (A Red Orchid); King Liz (Windy City Playhouse); Bog of Cats (Artistic Home); Macbeth (Artistic Home); The Front Page (Timeline); and Ghetto (Famous Door). Regionally credits include It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play (Clarence Brown Theater); Merry Wives of Windsor, The Tempest, and Twelfth Night ( Illinois Shakespeare).
MICHAEL TURRENTINE was previous seen in Remy Bumppo’s production of Pirandello’s Henry IV. Other Chicago credits include Nine to Five (Firebrand), Die Walkure, Faust, La Cenerentola (Lyric Opera), Picnic (American Theatre Company), The Hairy Ape (Oracle Productions), The Grapes of Wrath (The Gift), and In Love and Warcraft (Halcyon Theatre). Other credits include 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Pollard Theatre), King John (Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park), and Rent (Boheme Theatre Troupe). Michael has performed in the National Arts Festival of South Africa and is represented by Gray Talent Group.
BEN MILLER is delighted to be making his Remy Bumppo debut. Chicago credits include Ragtime (Marriott); The Christmas Schooner (Mercury); Ragtime (Griffin); A Christmas Carol (Drury Lane); Seussical, Big Fish (Big Noise); Mothers and Sons (Northlight); and Oliver! (Citadel). In addition to being a 7th grade student at Highland Middle School, Ben loves video games and playing outside with friends. He would like to thank his family and the wonderful people at Paonessa Talent for their support.
Remy Bumppo Field Guide @ 2018