Katherine is thrilled to join the cast in her first performance with the West Bay Community Theater, and is incredibly grateful to be back on a stage! Prior to the pandemic, Katherine frequently performed with Jamestown Community Theatre, and currently serves on their board. She spends her days putting her Bachelor of Music degree to good use teaching music here in Rhode Island.
Lydia is thrilled to be making her West Bay debut as Lin. Theatre has been at Lydia’s heart for as long as she can remember, so obviously her notable acting credits begin with Queen Chicken (A Flock of Chickens and the Dragon), written and performed by an ambitious group of first-graders. More recent acting credits include Wanda (Wanda’s Visit) and Billie Dawn (Born Yesterday) at Your Theatre, near her home in New Bedford, MA, and some all-time favorites include Little Sally (Urinetown!) and Izzy (Rabbit Hole) at Dickinson State University, where she earned degrees in Theatre and Communication. Lydia wishes to thank those who lit the fire and those who fanned the flame.
Gabby is thrilled to be performing in her West Bay debut as Pickles. Some of her recent acting credits include Marvalynn/Hope (Almost, Maine) at Stadium Theatre and Lottie (The Murder Room) at Barker Players. This summer, Gabby will be teaching young artists at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, MA. She graduated from Providence College with degrees in Public Service and Theatre. She lives in Providence with her lovely mother and spirited demon pup, Conley. Gabby would like to personally thank Kevin Thibault for acquiring every single snack she demanded.
Donna is thrilled to be performing in her first production with West Bay Community Theater! Over the past 30+ years, Donna has performed locally in many musicals, plays, cabarets, and comedy shows throughout RI. Favorite roles include Winifred Banks in Mary Poppins, Mae Tuck in Tuck Everlasting and Donna Sheridan in Academy Players production of Mamma Mia, for which she won the Broadway World RI chapter Performer of the Decade Award. By day, Donna is the clinical oncology pharmacist at South County Cancer Center. Her passions include dogs, musicals, and all things Disney. She would like to thank her friends and family for all their love and support.
Sarah’s very excited to be doing her first show with West Bay Community Theater and would like to thank Terry and the rest of the production crew for the “fun and hilarious opportunity!” She was most recently seen onstage in “Almost Maine” at The Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket and “The Murder Room” at the Barker Playhouse in Providence. Past favorite roles include Drowsy in “The Drowsy Chaperone” and Erma Latour in “Anything Goes.” “Thanks for coming and enjoy the show, everyone!”
Zach is excited to make his debut with West Bay Community Theater and share the stage with an incredibly talented cast and crew. Previous roles include Hugh Dorsey, Parade, Adult Male, Spring Awakening and Andre, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Alongside his work on stage Zach also serves as Drama Club Advisor at Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School and can occasionally be found performing solo acoustic sets on guitar. He currently serves on the WBCT board and is a former board member for the Academy Players. Many thanks to WBCT, and all involved with this production. Lastly, Zach would like to thank his family and friends for their never-ending support for this crazy hobby called theater.
Ian is excited to be making his return from the pandemic hiatus with West Bay Community Theater! Some of his previous musical appearances include “The Producers” (The Players at Barker Playhouse), “The Cradle Will Rock” (Head Trick Theatre), as well as various pop-up performances at local karaoke spots!