Mark Binns (Music Director, Oliver!) is thrilled to be at Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre this year! Past credits include Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Treasure Island: A New Musical, Singin’ on a Star, Review the Revue, Hairspray, A Christmas Carol: The Musical, The Wiz, Next to Normal, and Avenue Q at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre; Hairspray at
Eric Binnie (Sexton, Much Ado About Nothing; Old Man, King Lear) is newly retired from the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance in Hendrix College and is delighted to return to this exciting season at Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. He played roles in The Sound of Music, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and Twelfth Night. It is
Joe W. Boersma (Oatcake, Much Ado About Nothing; Puck, A Midsummer Night’s Dream) has just earned his BFA in acting at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.
Jordan N. Breckenridge (Ensemble, Oliver!; Cornwall’s Servant, King Lear) is in his third year as an acting intern with Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, and he couldn’t be more excited to return.
Courtney Bennett (Margaret, Much Ado About Nothing; Fool, King Lear) is originally from Little Rock, and received her B.A. in Theatre from the University of Central Arkansas.
Gregory Antley (Child Wrangler, Oliver!) has spent three seasons with Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre.
Robert Gerard Anderson (Dogberry, Much Ado; Gloucester, Lear) is pleased to work with AST for the first time.
Warren Kelley (Fagin, Oliver!; Albany, Lear) has had an extremely busy career on the Regional Circuit including more than 200 productions to date. He has appeared at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Goodspeed, Walnut Street, Pioneer, Orlando Shakespeare, Cape Playhouse, and The Fulton, to name just a few. His diverse credits include starring roles in: Comedy
At times funny and heartbreaking, the whole family will enjoy this charming musical adventure. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s musical selection, Oliver!, based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, opens tonight. With Book, Music, and Lyrics by Lionel Bart, it was an instant hit when it opened in the West End in London in 1960, and later on Broadway in
DJ Salisbury (Director, Oliver!) has set shows nationwide at Paper Mill (N.J.), Dallas Musicals, TOTS (Ga.), Music Circus (Calif.), Lyric Theatre (Okla.), Denver Center, Ogunquit Playhouse (Maine), Riverside (Fla.), and elsewhere. Favorites include Into The Woods, Man of La Mancha, La Cage Aux Folles, The Full Monty, Ragtime, Les Miz and Will Rogers Follies (9
Rachael Fox (Hero, Much Ado; Cordelia, Lear) Rachael’s New York Credits include The Forgotten, and Montana.
Simon Marotte (Oliver, Oliver!) will be entering fourth grade at Marguerite Vann Elementary in the fall. He enjoys piano, voice, and violin lessons, and being a member of the Hendrix Aquakids Swim Team.