Meet The Cast

Our amazing actors give their time so that we can all enjoy a little more art in our daily lives. 

"I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being." - Oscar Wilde

Show Directory

Musical Chairs

Director: Patti Hall

Artistic Director: Jon Putzke

Production Stage Manager: Lisa Keeler

Set Designer: Jeff Hall

Costume Designer: Pat Kroger

Costumes: Jon Putzke

Props Contact: TBA

Sound Design: Greg Squire

Hair Design: Clara McCarthy

Makeup Design: Robin Volsky

Fly Operator: Bob Stevenson

Red Chairs
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Cathi Webster (Blue Suit)

is the President of the Cascades Music and Performing Arts Club. This is her first appearance at Vero Beach Theatre Guild. She is happy to work with such a talented cast and crew. Special thanks to Patti Hall for this amazing opportunity.

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Phil Markley (Brown Suit)

recently retired from 43 years of elementary teaching in eastern PA in Vero Beach! He has written and directed children’s theatre and appeared in at least 30 musicals, several Forensic Files episodes, and feature films The Billboard Movie, Killian’s Comeback, and Getting Grace. Phil has performed in eight Guild productions and currently serves as a Board Director.

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Emily Dreher (Janet)

holds a B.A. in Music Education from The Ohio State University and has over 24 years music teaching experience. She is currently the music director at The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, teaches preschool music at First Presbyterian Preschool and gives private voice and piano lessons at Primo Academy. She was last seen on our stage in The Pirates of Penzance (Mabel).

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Nancy Kelly (Matty)

has appeared in The Odd Couple (Cecily), Harvey (Nurse Kelly, Genie Award) Gypsy (Secretary), Judgement At Nuremburg (Maria) at VBTG. A retired nurse, she sings with various rock bands, hosts a Trivia Night, is active at church and spends time with her 4 grandchildren. Thanks to husband Jim for his love and support!

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Dee Rose (Roberta)

has appeared in The Odd Couple (Cecily), Harvey (Nurse Kelly, Genie Award) Gypsy (Secretary), Judgement At Nuremburg (Maria) at VBTG. A retired nurse, she sings with various rock bands, hosts a Trivia Night, is active at church and spends time with her 4 grandchildren. Thanks to husband Jim for his love and support!

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Kira Kimes (Boyfriend)

is delighted to make their debut at The Vero Beach Theatre Guild. Recently they have worked as a technician on Footloose, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Native Gardens. Kira is a junior at Indian River Charter High school. They hope you enjoy the show!

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Landon DeHart (Gary)

has been singing and dancing ever since he was little, being involved in school chorale and musical programs from elementary all the way through his college years! He's been in multiple musical, with his most prominent being Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Lawrence Jameson). His other interests include Disney, Softball, and traveling with his wife, Shelby.

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Joe Russo (Joe Preston)

is the executive director and co-founder of the American Repertory Theater which has chapters in NYC and Port St. Lucie. He was last seenat the Guild in Native Gardens (Frank Butley) for which he was awarded best actor. He is happy to be back at Vero Beach Theater Guild working with such a talented cast crew and director.

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Barbara Harper (Millie)

is the mother of two and grandmother of nine! She has performed in several plays, her favorite role was in Annie (Lily St. Regis, Rooster's Girlfriend). Most recently you may have seen Barbara in her debut performance at the Vero Beach Theatre Guild, last seasons award winning production of Native Gardens (Gardner).

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Addison Morrow (Sally)

is a current theatre student at Indian River Charter High School. Previous roles include our Studio production of The Chicago Gypsies (Edith), and Mainstage production of Calendar Girls (Club Member), she also participated in her Acting 1 showcase at school. Addison loves to sing and dance in her free time, and helps in her community in any way she can.

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Kasey McBride (Valerie)

is always looking for her next role. Previous roles include her award-winning role in Over The Tavern (Ellen Pazinski). Dracula (R.M. Renfield), Calendar Girls (Celia), her award-winning role in See How They Run (Ida, The Maid), and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (Mae). When not on stage, Kasey is a Closing Agent for Supreme Title.

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Alex Wardell (Brad)

is a member of International Artists Inc. He's worked in film with the military student film Purple Heart, and the HBO Max series Rap Sh!t. Most recently he made his VBTG debut in last season’s Genie Award winning play, Native Gardens (Surveyor/Landscape Foreman). Alex is always looking for more opportunities, working daily to continue growing his acting knowledge and career.

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John Stallings (Harold)

is a graduate of both VBHS and IRSC. He began acting when he was 18 years old. Some of his favorite shows include The Elephant Man (John Merrick), Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Cogsworth), and Footloose (Wes Warnicker). John is very excited to perform in his third production with the Vero Beach Theatre Guild.

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Jude Lemoncelli (Lillian)

has performed in NY regional theatre. Last seen in VBTG’s Native Gardens (Virginia). Other favorite roles include MCT’S Prisoner of Second Avenue (Jessie), and her award-winning role in the Guild’s Miracle on South Division Street (Clara). Recently, she won the Ropp Playwright Award for her original work ,The Women of Saint Regret, which had its world premiere at Surfside Playhouse.

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Megan Cournoyer (Miranda)

is 18 years old and has just graduated from IRCHS. She has most recently been seen in Brave New World (Trainee) and Footloose (Youth Ensemble). She has been trained by Michael Naffziger and Fednike Nozistene in acting and musical theatre at Indian River Charter High School.

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Nicholas Keeler (Tuxedo)

is glad to be back on the Guild stage again, with his most recent show being The Case of the Crushed Petunias here in the Studio. When not on stage he enjoys running the Guild’s light board, cycling, and songwriting. He sends much love to his wife Lisa Keeler and a special thanks to all of the Guild’s volunteers!

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