Ian Bedford*

(Theseus) returns to PSF for his sixth season. PSF credits: Antipholus of Syracuse, the title role in Henry V, Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Othello, As You Like It, and Henry IV, Part I. Recent credits: Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew (Chicago Shakespeare), Superior Donuts (Arden Theatre Co.), School of Night (Mark Taper Forum), The Beaux Stratagem and Richard III (Lake Tahoe Shakespeare) and Macbeth (Orlando Shakespeare). TV credits include recurring on Law & Order: SVU.

 

Pete Danelski

(Ensemble) is a rising DeSales sophomore from Philadelphia.

 

Adam DeLancey

(Wooer/Ensemble) is a recent graduate of DeSales University and is excited about his debut with PSF. He would like to thank his friends and family for all their support.

Gordon Gray

(Jailer) is happy to be return ing for his sixth summer with PSF. Last season he appeared as the host in The Merry Wives of Windsor. Other PSF roles: Chase in 1776 and Mountfluery in Cyrano. Formerly a professor of Theatre Arts at Barnard College, for the past 15 years Gordon has appeared in numerous tours of Broadway musicals. Favorite roles include Schultz in Cabaret, Pop Carnes in Oklahoma, and Max in The Sound of Music. He is co-author with Isy Monk, and director of the PBS teleplay We Ain't What We Was.

 

Eleanor Handley*

(Emilia) originally from Melbourne, Australia, Eleanor came to New York to complete her M.F.A. at the New School for Drama. Since graduating she has worked extensively with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival playing Maria in Twelfth Night, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth and most recently Cressida in the critically acclaimed production of Troilus and Cressida. Off Broadway she has appeared opposite Austin Pendleton in the New York premiere of Check Mee’s Limonade Tous les Jour and with Dominic Chianese in A Chamber Christmas Carol. Regional: Joanne Galloway in A Few Good Men, Sylvia in Sylvia, and Cecily Pigeon in The Odd Couple. TV: Guiding Light and As The World Turns.

 

Andrew Kane*

(Pirithous) 6th season. PSF: Shakespeare for Kids, Antony and Cleopatra, Twelfth Night. Area credits include: Hatchetman, Three Musketeers, Emperor’s New Clothes, Cinderella (Barrymore Award), etc. at People’s Light, The Credeauz Canvas, Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (abrgd) at Theatre Horizon, The Lieutenant of Inishmore at Theatre Exile, Hamlet, Henry IV (Barrymore nom) at Lantern Theatre, Go, Dog, Go! (Barrymore nom) at Arden Theatre. BA: DeSales.

 

Thomas Matthew Kelley*

(Palamon) Off-Broadway: Wife to James Whelan (Mint Theatre Company), Dust (Westside Theatre), Phenomenon (HERE Arts Center), Dog Sees God (The Red Door Theatre). Regional: Cardenio, Julius Caesar, and Donnie Darko (American Repertory Theatre); Pride and Prejudice, As You Like It, and A Christmas Carol (Actors Theatre of Louisville). TV: How to Make It in America (HBO) Film: The Strangest Bullet in My Skull (AlphaSixty Productions). M.F.A. ART/MXAT Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University.

 

Lauren Lovett*

(Hippolyta) PSF: Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra, Rosalind in As You Like It, and Portia in Merchant of Venice. Regional highlights: Rabbit Hole (Becca), Bad Dates (One-Woman Show), The Immigrant (Leah), The Importance of Being Earnest (Gwendolyn) at IRT. Los Angeles: Brecht’s The Good Woman of Setzuan (Shen Te/Shui Ta) at the Open Fist Theater Company, three productions at the Geffen Playhouse, (u/s Peri Gilpin, Mirelle Enos, Maggie Siff, and Polly Draper, Therese Raquin (Therese) at Ensemble Theatre, Spin (Sally), Theatre40; and iWitness (Margaret u/s), at the Mark Taper Forum. Television: The Whole Truth (Nancy Kohlhass M.E.), ER, Days Of Our Lives, and Guiding Light. She is a graduate of the Julliard Drama Division.

 

Lauren Orkus*

(Daughter/Queen 1) Credits include: My Sweet Charlie (June Havoc Theatre, NYC) The Diary of Anne Frank (St. Louis Rep), Doubt (Weston Playhouse), Night of the Iguana (Berkshire Theatre Fest.), The House in Hydesville (GeVa Theatre), Ivanov (Gene Frankel, NYC),  Arms and the Man (Orlando Shakespeare Theater), Hollow (NYC). M.F.A. Acting: FSU/Asolo Theatre Conservatory, B.A. Theater: Penn State.

 

Spencer Plachy*

(Arcite) 5th season: 1776 (Jefferson), Cyrano de Bergerac (Christian), My Fair Lady (Freddy), Amadeus (Venticelli), and Antony and Cleopatra (Agrippa). Most recently he appeared in The 39 Steps (Richard Hannay) at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre and Florida Repertory Theatre. National tours: Oklahoma! (Curly), and Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik). He’s originally from the Houston area where he performed at The Alley Theatre: Rock ‘N’ Roll (Stephen), A Christmas Carol (Fred), and The Man Who Came To Dinner (Richard Stanley).

 

Abbie Richards

(ensemble) is a rising senior theatre major at DeSales. Credits include Dana in Quilters, and Jane Andrews in Anne of Green Gables.

 

Julia Stroup

(ensemble) 4th season: Romeo and Juliet (Lady Montague), Forum (Gemini), Cinderella (Fairy Godmother) and Antony and Cleopatra (Octavia). Since graduating, Julia has performed with People’s Light and Theatre Company in Hatchetman (Jane) and The Three Musketeers (Gyrfalcon).

 

Ryan Yandersits

(ensemble) recently received a B.A. in acting/directing from DSU. Act 1 credits include King Pellinore (Camelot), Smee (Peter Pan), and Tony Lumpkin (She Stoops to Conquer).

 

STACY RENEE NORWOOD*

(Production Stage Manager) is excited to work with such a talented cast and crew for her debut with PSF. A 2006 graduate of Rollins College, she went on to profession­ally stage manage multiple seasons at the Depot Theatre and Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. Some favorite stage management productions include: Hank Williams: Lost Highway; Pippin; Big Bang and Chaps: A Jingle Jangle Christmas. She has had the plea­sure of stage managing Hamlet and All’s Well That Ends Well in rep as well as Pride and Prejudice and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in rep in Orlando. A proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, Stacy thanks her parents and Mike for support and cookies.

 

* Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Stage Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.