Holly Ruth Gale (Mrs. Sowerberry/Mrs. Bedwin, Oliver!) is so happy to be back with Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre! Favorite roles include, Desiree (A Little Night Music), the Witch (Into the Woods), Ado Annie (Oklahoma) and Agnes (I Do! I Do!). She has performed with the Music Theatre of Wichita for seven seasons, Shreveport Opera, Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony, Discoveryland, Arkansas Children’s Opera, and The Music Theatre Alliance. In 2011 she performed at Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Virginia with Jargon, an early American music quartet she formed. Holly Ruth is a frequent lecturer on shape-note music and singing schools and is on the music faculty at Arkansas Tech University. Holly Ruth and her husband John live near Russellville. They have two lovely daughters, Talley and Ian.