Kevin Bellamy - Richard
Kevin is thrilledto be back on stage in this amazing show after appearing as Sister Mary Amnesia in Nunsense A-Men!. This show is quite different from the last, which is what attracted Kevin to this project. Other credits include Rick Shaw in Adrift in Macao, Jason in Ordinary Days , Sylvia St,Croix in Ruthless, Grahame Chandler in The Fix and Gordon in A New Brain. Some of his favorite roles include the Emcee in Star Plaza’s production of Cabaret, Lord Farquaad in Shrek the Musical at Marion Theatre Guild, Stewart in Soup Du Jour at Footlight Players, Garry in Theatre at the Center’s Noises Off, Mary Sunshine in Chicago at Community Theatre Guild and Edward Lyons in Blood Brothers at Purdue University Calumet. Regional credits include Goodtimes Theatre, Clocktower Theatre, Wagon Wheel Theatre, Amish Acres, two national tours of The Wizard of Oz and a featured performer on SeaEscape Cruise Lines.
Dwayne Everett - Peter
This Northwest Indiana native is honored to be making his Towle Theater debut! Dwayne holds a BA in Musical Theatre Performance from Columbia College Chicago. He most recently understudied the critically acclaimed, gender/ color blind production of Picnic at American Theatre Company in Chicago. Other credits include Hair (Barn Theatre), RENT and Jesus Christ Superstar (Big Noise). Dwayne will be appearing in the upcoming PBS docu-series, “Harmonies for Healing: Under the Streetlamp”, airing Fall 2017. Up next: Lysistrata Jones at Refuge Theatre Project (Chicago). Many thanks to family and friends for continued love and support, this incredible cast, and our brilliant Creative Team. Anything is possible…Have Faith!
Sarah Jean Mergener - Cynthia
Sarah is thrilled to be back at the Towle. Her latest involvement here was being an alternate for the All American Sweethearts: A Salute to the Andrews Sisters as Laverne. Sarah is a Chicago-based actress originally from the small town of Hartford, WI. She received her BA in theatre arts from the University of Wisconsin Parkside. Favorite professional credits include: Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Janus Theatre Company), Kat in Tomorrow Morning (Towle Theater), Kate in Zanna Don't (Cult Camp Productions), Bird Girl in Seussical (Big Noise Theatre), and Gabriella Montez in High School Musical (Broadway Dinner Theatre). Most recently she did a fundraiser performance of Peter Pan for Compass Creative Dramatics as the mischievous Tinkerbelle. She would like to thank Jeff and Kevin for yet another amazing opportunity and special shout out to her family and friends for their undying love and support.
Natalie Rae - Samantha
Natalie is so excited to be making her debut at Towle Theater in Standby! Natalie has a bachelor’s degree in Musical Theatre from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. She was most recently seen as Veronica Sawyer in Oakton University's production of Heathers the Musical. This show is so beautiful and she cannot wait to share it with all of you. She'd like to thank her family and friendsfor all of their love and support. Please enjoy the show!
Quinn Rigg - Andrew
Nate Strain - Jonathan
This is Nate's first production with Towle Theater and he couldn't be happier to work with such a truly phenomenal cast and crew. A recent graduate from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, Nate has only been in the Chicago area for a year. Some of his Chicagoland productions include: A Christmas Story (Ensemble) at Citadel Theatre, The Festivities (Shipuchin) at Little Things Theatre, and as various characters for the Murder Mystery Company. His educational credits include: Gruesome Playground Injuries (Doug) and Shakespeare's Richard III (King Richard III). He would like to thank his mom, friends, and incredible boyfriend in supporting him all this time.