|Escanaba in da Moonlight (Mainstage)|
Escanaba in da Moonlight by Jeff Daniels
In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, hunting season has again arrived. But for Reuben, the annual return to the Soady deer camp lodge is a reminder that he’s the only family member to never have bagged a buck. Don’t miss the return of this funny and far-out audience favorite, Starring Greg Alexander, Kurt Johnson, and David Pierini.
MEET THE CAST
Greg Alexander - [Jimmer Negamanee] Greg has appeared in numerous productions at the B Street Theatre including What the Butler Saw, Around the World in 80 Days, and The Big Bang. He recently directed Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business and A Christmas Story for the B Street Theatre Family Series; Corpse! for the Foothill Theatre Company and Every Christmas Story Ever Told for Capital Stage aboard the Riverboat Delta King. Additional regional theatre credits include work at the Sacramento Theatre Company, the Foothill Theatre Company, the Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Philadelphia Theatre Company, and the People’s Light and Theatre Company in Malvern, PA. Greg also writes and directs entertainment for his own company, Greg Alexander Productions. Greg is a proud member of the B Street Theatre Acting Company and lives in Sacramento with his wife Sean, and their Westies, Duffy and Milo.
Josiah Correll - [Ranger Tom T. Treado] Josiah is from Garrard County, Kentucky and received his BFA in Acting from the University of Kentucky. He has appeared in Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Lone Star, A Midsummer Night's Dream and the world premiere of Silas House's The Hurting Part. For the B Street Theatre, he appeared in Johnny Tremain for the Family Series, and in the intern showcases Remotely Controlled, John Patrick Shanley’s Where’s My Money, and John P. Lamb’s 9/10ths of the Law. Josiah recently joined the B Street Theatre staff as an artistic associate.
Kurt Johnson - [Remnar Soady] Kurt has been a regular at B Street Theatre since completing his 1993-94 apprentice program. He is currently a member of the B Street Theatre Acting Company and, in addition to directing Betty the Yeti, F-Stop and Vigil with Timothy Busfield, Kurt has also acted in numerous productions including Below the Belt, Three Days of Rain, The Cocktail Hour, National Anthems, While We Were Bowling, Lobby Hero, Lune Pronounced Loony, Rabbit Hole, Doubt and the original B Street production of Escanaba in Da Moonlight in 1996. He has performed locally with Sacramento Music Circus and Sacramento Theatre Company. Kurt works in commercials, industrial videos, radio voice-overs and film. He also teaches acting and improv classes locally.
Sylvia Kwan - [Wolf Moon Dance Soady] Sylvia is a recent graduate of the University of Virginia where she appeared as Nerine in Moliere’s Scapin and as Pup in Call of the Wild, for which she was nominated for an Irene Ryan Award. She is a proud member of the 2007-2008 intern company and most recently worked on Gregg Coffin’s rightnextto me. Many thanks to her family, friends, and B Street.
Robert Parnell - [Albert Soady] Robert is pleased to be returning to the B Street Theatre, he was last seen as Albert Soady in the last production of Escanaba in Da Moonlight. With 45 years of theatrical experience his credits include work at Pacific Stage Alliance, Sacramento Theatre Company, Pope Theatre Florida, Marin Theatre Company, California Conservatory Theatre, Playhouse West, Berkeley Jewish Theatre, Theatre Works and The Magic Theatre SF. He has received Bay Area Critics’ Awards, A Florida Critics’ Award, and Dramalogue Outstanding Performance Awards. Robert’s film credits include: Made in America, The Magic Boat, Palooka, Heart & Souls and his television credits include: Wolf (CBS), Fortune Dane (ABC), Midnight Caller (NBC), Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman (CBS), Nash Bridges (CBS), America’s Most Wanted (FOX) and Back to the Streets of SF (NBC/MOW).David Pierini - [Reuben Soady] David was last seen on the mainstage in Buck Busfield’s Make Someone Happy, and recently appeared at Sacramento Theatre Company in their production of Of Mice and Men. A member of the B Street Theatre Acting Company, David was seen last year in the revival of The Big Bang, Throwing Parties and Wishing Well. For the Family Series, David was seen in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Johnny Tremain and wrote The Princess And The Pauper and most recently, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.