Who’s Who: Admissions Cast

Who’s Who: Admissions Cast

July 19, 2019

MARIANNA BASSHAM* (Ginnie Peters) has appeared at SpeakEasy in Small Mouth Sounds; Hand to God; A Future Perfect; Reckless; In the Next Room (or the vibrator play); and Blackbird [Elliot Norton Award].  Local credits: Huntington Theatre Company, Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, The Nora, Underground Railway, The Gamm, Greater Boston Stage Company, Boston Playwrights Theatre, and others. Off Broadway: I Was Most Alive With You (Playwrights Horizons). Film: Moonrise Kingdom.

MICHAEL KAYE* (Bill Mason) is thrilled to return to SpeakEasy for a third time, having previously appeared in Clybourne Park and Mothers & Sons. Some of Michael’s regional theatre credits include appearances at the Huntington Theatre, Potomac Theatre Project/NYC, Olney Theatre Center, Lyric Stage, New Repertory Theatre, Boston Playwrights Theatre, and Boston Center for American Performance. He was most recently seen in New Rep’s production of Straight White Men. Michael is an Assistant Professor of Acting at The Boston University School of Theatre, where he received both a BFA and MFA in Acting and Theatre Education respectively.

MAUREEN KEILLER* (Sherri Rosen-Mason) returns to SpeakEasy having last appeared in Between Riverside and Crazy. Other SpeakEasy shows include The WhaleNine; Reckless; Almost, Maine; The Little Dog Laughed;  and The Wild Party. Maureen has worked at the Reagle Music Theatre; Kitchen Theatre (Ithaca, NY);  Commonwealth Shakespeare Company; Huntington Theatre; Lyric Stage; Israeli Stage; and Boston Playwrights Theatre. Film/TV credits include Spotlight;  Fever Pitch; Last Night in Rozzie; The Lost Footage of Leah Sullivan; Castle Rock; Ghost Light; The Makeover; Olive Kitteridge; Brotherhood. Maureen is an Elliot Norton Award winner for Outstanding Actress and a three-time recipient of the IRNE Award for Best Supporting Actress.

NATHAN MALIN (Charlie Luther Mason) is thrilled to be making his SpeakEasy debut! Previous credits include 1984 and The Lathe of Heaven (Boston University); Maura Dunne (the-poets-theatre); Titus Andronicus (Actors’ Shakespeare Project); The Happy Prince/Matchless (Underground Railway Theater); and Much Ado About Nothing (Boston Theatre Company).  Nathan was also a production intern on Uncle Romeo Vanya Juliet (Bedlam). He is currently pursuing a BFA in Theatre Arts from Boston University, and has trained at Shakespeare & Company.

CHERYL MCMAHON* (Roberta) is delighted to return to SpeakEasy, where she has also appeared in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; Adding Machine: A Musical; Nine; and The Moonlight Room. Boston-area performances: Calendar Girls, Gabriel, The Porch, Miss Holmes (Greater Boston Stage Company); My Fair Lady, Spitfire Grill, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Lyric Stage); Home of the Brave (Merrimack Rep); and Marty, Prelude to a Kiss, Rose Tattoo (Huntington Theatre). Other credits: Two Boys Lost (Stickball Productions); twenty five years of A Christmas Carol (North Shore Music Theatre); Wheelock Family Theatre, Gateway Theatre, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Next Door Theater, and Goodspeed Musicals. Cheryl is a three-time IRNE Award recipient. Film credits: The Box, RIPD, Brilliant Mistakes, Clue VCR Mystery Game I & II, Russian Doll, and The A Plate.

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