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SARAH ELIZABETH BEDARD (Kiki) is pleased to return to SpeakEasy for her official debut having gone on as an understudy in Casa Valentina. New York credits include appearances with One Year Lease Theater Company, Classics on the Rocks, and Mettawee River Theatre Company. New England credits include productions with Gloucester Stage Company, Company One, Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Shakespeare & Company, Boston Public Works, and Bad Habit Productions. Sarah directs for Stoneham Theatre’s young company and works with the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild. She holds an MFA in Acting from Brandeis University. sarahelizabethbedard.com
JORDAN CLARK* (Laura) is pleased to be making her SpeakEasy debut! Other Boston-area credits include productions with Lyric Stage, Central Square Theater, Wheelock Family Theatre, Company One, Brown Box Theatre Project, and New Exhibition Room. She also works with educational and interactive theatre companies such as Theatre Espresso and The Bok Players. Jordan holds a degree in Vocal Performance from The University of the Incarnate Word in her hometown of San Antonio, TX. She will next appear in Journey to the West at Central Square Theater.
GREG MARAIO* (Jordan) is grateful to be returning to SpeakEasy Stage after appearing as Jonathon / Miranda in Casa Valentina (Norton, IRNE, ArtsImpulse, and Onstages Award nominations) and as Victor / Clint in John Kuntz’s Necessary Monsters. A Boston native, Greg has been working as an actor and director in the Boston area for the past 10 years. Other recent acting credits include Finish Line (Boston Theater Company); Colossal (Company One); Translations (Bad Habit Productions); and The Misadventures of Spy Matthias (Theatre on Fire). Greg has also worked with many local companies including The Huntington, New Rep, Zeitgeist Stage, and Central Square Theater. EDDIE SHIELDS* (Evan / Gideon / Roger) is thrilled to return to SpeakEasy having previously appeared in last season’s Casa Valentina. Local credits: Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them (Company One); Pinocchio (Wheelock Family Theatre); The Comedy of Errors (ASP). Other credits: Playwrights Horizons, Drilling Company, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Rebel Theater Company, and Midtown International Theatre Festival. Film/TV: Moonrise Kingdom, Unsure/Positive, The Entertainment. Eddie holds an MFA in Acting from Brandeis University, and is a member of Actors’ Equity Association. KRIS SIDBERRY* (Vanessa) is ecstatic to be making her SpeakEasy debut. Boston-area credits include: Intimate Apparel and By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (Lyric Stage Company); The Good Negro and Grimm (Company One); Uprising on King Street andThe Nine Who Dared (Theatre Espresso). Regional: The High Priestess of Dark Alley (New Orleans). New York: All American Girls (Off-Broadway, National African American Theater Festival). She has also worked on various film, TV, voiceover, and commercial projects. Kris holds a BFA in Theater Performance from the University of Evansville and just completed the two-year Meisner conservatory at the prestigious Maggie Flanigan Studio. She would like to thank her friends and family for their continued support. krissidberry.com KATHY ST. GEORGE* (Helene). SpeakEasy: Violet, The Divine Sister (2012 Elliot Norton Award), Xanadu, Johnny Guitar, Ruthless!, and All About Election Eve. Broadway: two productions of Fiddler on the Roof, both directed by Jerome Robbins (1981 and 1991, Tony Award “Best Revival”). Off-Broadway: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, and five national tours. Other favorite credits include Dear Miss Garland; Light Up the Sky; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Pete ‘n Keely; Das Barbecü (IRNE Award); And Now…Miss Judy Garland (IRNE Award); Peter Pan; 9 to 5; Nine; Follies. BS, MEd – Salem State University. Next: Mame at Stoneham Theatre. JARED TROILO* (Will / Conrad / Tony) returns to SpeakEasy having previously appeared in Dogfight, Far From Heaven, and Jerry Springer – The Opera. Favorite New England credits include My Fair Lady (Lyric Stage Company-IRNE nominee); The Little Mermaid (Fiddlehead Theatre-IRNE nominee); Das Barbecü, The Drowsy Chaperone (Barnstormers Theatre); A Little Princess (Fiddlehead Theatre); West Side Story, Godspell, and Les Misérables (Palace Theatre, Manchester, NH); He received his BFA from The Boston Conservatory and is a proud member of AEA. Love to Mom, Dad, and Kira.