MEET THE CAST OF Plaid Tidings

  Nick Arceo (Sparky)   Nick is a Chicago-based actor, singer, pianist, and cabaret artist who is overjoyed to be making his Towle Theater debut and to fulfill his dream of singing those sweet jazz harmonies. Favorite recent credits include:  Chicago Sings: Alanis Morissette  (Performer),  Italian Beasts and Where to Find Them  (Performer, Pianist, Music Director), and  Getting There.  (Performer, Co-Creator) at Davenports Piano Bar.  Grand Hotel  (Zinnowitz, Kringelein u/s) with Kokandy Productions.  Side By Side By Sondheim  (Featured Singer) with Four Star Arts.  Funny Girl  (Eddie Ryan) and  Pippin  (Pippin) with Revival Theatre Company. Thank you to the wonderful team at Towle, Olivia for her constant support, and Nate for reaching out. www.nickarceo.com

Nick Arceo (Sparky)

Nick is a Chicago-based actor, singer, pianist, and cabaret artist who is overjoyed to be making his Towle Theater debut and to fulfill his dream of singing those sweet jazz harmonies. Favorite recent credits include: Chicago Sings: Alanis Morissette (Performer), Italian Beasts and Where to Find Them (Performer, Pianist, Music Director), and Getting There. (Performer, Co-Creator) at Davenports Piano Bar. Grand Hotel (Zinnowitz, Kringelein u/s) with Kokandy Productions. Side By Side By Sondheim (Featured Singer) with Four Star Arts. Funny Girl (Eddie Ryan) and Pippin (Pippin) with Revival Theatre Company. Thank you to the wonderful team at Towle, Olivia for her constant support, and Nate for reaching out. www.nickarceo.com



  Quinn Rigg (Jinx)   Quinn is currently a Junior at Columbia College Chicago pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre. He is thrilled to return to the Towle for the third time, where he has been seen as Pete Twitchell in  The Burnt Part Boys,  and Andrew in S tandby . Other recent credits include Vittorio Vidal in  Sweet Charity , (Columbia College) and Huck Finn in  Big River  (Mississippi Bend Players). Quinn would love to thank his amazing family and friends for their unconditional love and support!

Quinn Rigg (Jinx)

Quinn is currently a Junior at Columbia College Chicago pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre. He is thrilled to return to the Towle for the third time, where he has been seen as Pete Twitchell in The Burnt Part Boys, and Andrew in Standby. Other recent credits include Vittorio Vidal in Sweet Charity, (Columbia College) and Huck Finn in Big River (Mississippi Bend Players). Quinn would love to thank his amazing family and friends for their unconditional love and support!

  Tyler Sonkin (Smudge)   Tyler is thrilled to be making his Towle Theater debut with Plaid Tidings. Tyler has a BA in Theatre from Millikin University. Credits include:  The Drowsy Chaperone  (Man in Chair),  Oklahoma  (Curly McLain),  Anything Goes  (Billy Crocker),  Kiss Me Kate  (Bill Calhoun ), Much Ado About Nothing  (Don Pedro),  Lend Me a Tenor  (Max),  You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown  (Schroeder),  The Little Mermaid  (Prince Eric),  Shrek  (Papa Bear/Ensemble),  Seussical  (General),  Big Fish  (Amos/Ensemble),  Babes in Arms  (Steve Edwards),  Legally Blonde  (Dad/Lowell/Dewey),  Kiss Me, Kate  (Pops/Ensemble),  Urinetown  (Tiny Tom),  Man of La Mancha  (Captain/Ensemble),  How to Succeed…  (Peterson/Ensemble),  The Solstice Ball  (Stage Reading – Sheriff/Ensemble). Tyler would like to thank his family and friends for all of their love and support.  .

Tyler Sonkin (Smudge)

Tyler is thrilled to be making his Towle Theater debut with Plaid Tidings. Tyler has a BA in Theatre from Millikin University. Credits include: The Drowsy Chaperone (Man in Chair), Oklahoma (Curly McLain), Anything Goes (Billy Crocker), Kiss Me Kate (Bill Calhoun), Much Ado About Nothing (Don Pedro), Lend Me a Tenor (Max), You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Schroeder), The Little Mermaid (Prince Eric), Shrek (Papa Bear/Ensemble), Seussical (General), Big Fish (Amos/Ensemble), Babes in Arms (Steve Edwards), Legally Blonde (Dad/Lowell/Dewey), Kiss Me, Kate (Pops/Ensemble), Urinetown (Tiny Tom), Man of La Mancha (Captain/Ensemble), How to Succeed… (Peterson/Ensemble), The Solstice Ball (Stage Reading – Sheriff/Ensemble). Tyler would like to thank his family and friends for all of their love and support.

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  Nate Strain (Frankie)   Nate is beyond thrilled to be working with the Towle Theatre for the second time and to bring the spirit of Christmas to Hammond. He was last seen as Jonathan in  Standby  in 2017. Other Chicago area productions include  Selling Out  (Strawdog Theatre),  Yank! A WWII Love Story  (Pride Films and Plays),  The Explorers’ Club  and  A Christmas Story  (Citadel Theatre), and various sketch and improv productions at iO Chicago, the Annoyance Theatre, and Otherworld Theatre. He would like to thank a whole bunch of people including his family, friends, his Dungeons and Dragons group for keeping him sane, Jeff and Kevin for bringing him back, and his boyfriend Dan for keeping him grounded. Lastly, Nate would like to thank the person reading this program for coming to the show!

Nate Strain (Frankie)

Nate is beyond thrilled to be working with the Towle Theatre for the second time and to bring the spirit of Christmas to Hammond. He was last seen as Jonathan in Standby in 2017. Other Chicago area productions include Selling Out (Strawdog Theatre), Yank! A WWII Love Story (Pride Films and Plays), The Explorers’ Club and A Christmas Story (Citadel Theatre), and various sketch and improv productions at iO Chicago, the Annoyance Theatre, and Otherworld Theatre. He would like to thank a whole bunch of people including his family, friends, his Dungeons and Dragons group for keeping him sane, Jeff and Kevin for bringing him back, and his boyfriend Dan for keeping him grounded. Lastly, Nate would like to thank the person reading this program for coming to the show!