Jekyll & Hyde Cast
Henry Cyr (Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde)
is honored to return to Third Wall in this exciting production! He is overjoyed to be playing these roles, and has longed to do so ever since seeing the original Broadway production. Henry was last seen at Third Wall as George Bailey in A Wonderful Life. He has appeared locally in several productions with the Glyndon Area Players (GAP), including as Marius in 2014’s Les Misérables, for which he won Best Featured Actor from DCMetroTheatreArts. Other GAP credits include Beauty and the Beast (Lumière), Shrek (The Big Bad Wolf/Asst. Dir.), and The Little Mermaid (Director). Henry is also the Vice President for GAP. BFA – UConn. Favorite roles include Hamlet, Peter Pan, Seymour Krelborn and Joseph. Thanks to Lance, Emma and the rest of the Production Staff for the opportunity, and thanks to the cast and crew for a great experience! Much love to my family and friends. This one’s for you, Ma.
Andrea Minino (Emma Carew)
is a culinary student at HCC, and no stranger to the stage. She has been performing since the age of 8 in choirs and musicals. This is Andrea's first show with TWP. She has most notably performed in Cinderella (the Fairy Godmother), The Sound of Music (Mother Superior), and The Drowsy Chaperone (The Chaperone). This is the first show she's done in a while and she's grateful for the chance to jump back in on such an excellent show with an amazing cast. She wants to thank her family and the amazing cast and crew for all of their support!
Roni Mosco (Lucy Harris)
is happy to be joining Third Wall in her second show with them! After an almost 10 year hiatus from the stage, Roni is ecstatic to return to the boards in an EPIC dream role. Meeting everyone involved in the show has been a pleasure - some brand new faces and some known for over 20 years. Lance, I thank "Someone Like You" so much for having faith in me to bring Lucy to "A New Life."
J. Purnell Hargrove (Gabriel John Utterson)
Mike Zellhofer (Sir Danvers Carew)
Dr. Zellhofer is the Executive Director for Third Wall Productions (TWP). Prior to joining TWP he spent eight years as the Assistant Director of Maryland Performing Arts Institute at Towson University. He has performed nationally with the San Marcos Theatre Company, as well as locally with Baltimore Actors’ Theatre, Baltimore Playwright’s Festival, Central Maryland Performing Arts Center, Charm City Players, Curtains Up Productions, Drama Learning Center, and Red Branch Theatre. Mike has also directed shows for Artistic Synergy of Baltimore and Reisterstown Theatre Project, as well as TWP. He has been recognized for his work on stage to include receiving Maryland Theatre Guide’s award for “Best Featured Actor in a Musical.” His favorite roles include Mayor Shinn (Music Man), Don Quixote/Cervantes (Man of La Mancha), Mr. Babcock (Mame) and Firmin Richard (Phantom of the Opera). Thank you to the entire St. Thomas Community for your welcoming support, and much love to my family!
Andrew Pedrick (Simon Stride)
is so happy to return to the stage in this, his fifth show with Third Wall. Earlier this year he played Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man. Past TWP credits include Little Women (John Brooke), A Wonderful Life (Clarence), and Jesus Christ Superstar (Peter). He would like to thank TWP for giving him another opportunity to perform and hopes there will be many more to come!
Randy Webber (Poole)
Nicholas Pepersack (Lord Glossop)
is thrilled to be making his triumphant return to the stage with his new theatre family at Third Wall Productions. Nicholas would like to thank his amazing girlfriend Lauren for giving him the courage to audition for Jekyll & Hyde, and his biological family—especially his mother—for never giving up hope these past ten years that he would eventually remember his unquenchable passion for acting and find his way home. He also owes Lance, Tom, and the rest of the production team at TWP an immense debt of gratitude for taking a chance on an out-of-practice actor who wandered into this church one chilly Sunday afternoon, just looking for a shot at proving he still has what it takes.
Jennifer Danielle Alexander (Nellie)
is delighted to be returning to Third Wall Productions. Jennifer was recently seen as Eulalie in The Music Man, Mrs. Martini in A Wonderful Life, Mrs. Fleming in Heathers, the Maid by the Fire in Jesus Christ Superstar, and Sophie in Valentine's Day. She also enjoys working both behind and in front of the camera for commercial work, PSA’s, television shows, and shorts. Ms. Alexander graduated from University of Maryland, College Park with a double major in Theatre Performance and Hearing and Speech Science and has recently returned to school to become a paramedic.
Emma Hawthorn (Spider)
is overjoyed to once again be on stage (from an Angel in A Wonderful Life to pure evil as Spider in this production) as well as behind the curtain in one more amazing musical by Third Wall Productions. She would like to thank her wife, Lisa, for her support, Max and Dan for helping out, Lance, Tom and Mike for believing in her, Andrew, Will and Michelle for the music, Maggie for keeping her on the stage, Emily for her tremendous assist, Kirsten and Jenn for always being there, Andrew P. and Chip for the best hugs and the entire cast and crew for all the fun and the love. She extends special thanks to Third Wall Productions for providing such a welcoming home. Enjoy the show!
Mea Holloway (Lady Savage)
has been involved in theatre all around Maryland for 24 years. She was most recently seen in The Music Man. Other credits include Jesus Christ Superstar (Mary Magdalen), Joseph and the Amazing Techicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator), Lend Me A Tenor (Maggie Saunders), Oliver! (Nancy), South Pacific (Nellie Forbush), and Something's Afoot (Hope Langdon). She is the Vice President and Artistic Director for Third Wall Productions. She would like to say that she loves cats, bunnies, hedgehogs, and this wonderful cast.
Nick Ruth (The Bishop of Basingstoke)
took his son, David, to an audition and found himself sucked into the theatre world. He has performed at numerous Baltimore area local theatres where his favorite shows include Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph (Pharoah), Oliver! (Mr. Sowerberry), and South Pacific (Captain Brackett). He hopes for more opportunities for the Ruth family to be together under the lights.
Marie Bankerd (Lady Beaconsfield)
Marie Bankerd has been a costumier, hair and wig designer, and performer in the Baltimore area for thirty years. She was the resident designer/fabricator for the Baltimore Actors' Theatre and Oregon Ridge Dinner Theatre for twenty-five years, creating costumes for productions such as 'Babes in Toyland', 'The Merry Widow', and the U.K. and Australian Tour of their original 'Phantom of the Opera'. Marie loved costuming all of the over one hundred productions that she has worked on; some of her most cherished are 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'Beauty Queen of Lenane' at Spotlighters Theatre, 'The Addams Family' and 'Les Miz' at MST, 'A Holiday How-to' at The Pit in NYC, and 'Iolanthe' for the Young Victorians. Memorable hair designs include 'Cats' at MST, 'Lear' at Single Carrot, and 'Madame Butterfly' at Annapolis Opera Company. Her favorite performing credits are Madame Giry in 'Phantom of the Opera', Tessie Tura in 'Gypsy!' and Cinderella's Stepmother. She enjoyed being directed by her son.
Heiko Spieker (Sir Archibald Proops)
has been working in Baltimore theatre for nearly two decades both on and off stage. Heiko would like to thank Lance for the opportunity, the cast, crew and musicians for their passion, and his family, both blood and assimilated, for their constant support, and of today is your birthday, Happy Birthday to You!
Samantha Celmer (Ensemble)
is very excited to be working with Third Wall Productions on Jekyll & Hyde the Musical. She has done local theater work for 13 years at Eastern Technical High School, UMBC and with Mt. Carmel Players. Recently she was an ensemble member in Little Mermaid, Shrek and Seusical. She is extremely thankful for how kind everyone at TWP has been and hopes you enjoy the show.
Alex Clasing (Ensemble)
is absolutely terrible at writing bios but really loves musicals. Singing is great! Acting is great! This is Alex’s third show with Third Wall Productions, the first being Fiddler on the Roof, the second Jesus Christ Superstar, and it is going swimmingly so far. Concluding sentence, may all thy legs be broken.
Joan D'Adamo (Ensemble)
is thrilled to be performing in her second show with TWP and is excited to work with Lance. She was most recently seen as a leper and ensemble member in Jesus Christ Superstar. She has been performing as a singer and soloist in church choirs for years. During the day, Joan is a Clinical Social Worker at The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt. Her favorite musical theatre roles were both with Memorial Players: Godspell, in which she sang "Oh, Bless the Lord My Soul" and, with her daughter, Clare, "By My Side;" and Oliver (Rose Seller). Joan would like to thank Clare for bringing her to musical theatre.
Maggie Flanigan (Ensemble)
is excited to return to the Third Wall stage. She was most recently seen as Marion the Librarian in The Music Man. Past TWP credits include A Wonderful Life, Jesus Christ Superstar and Little Women (Meg). She has also performed in Beauty and the Beast (Mrs. Potts) with Charm City Players. She would like to thank her family and friends for all their love and support and the cast and crew for all their hard work.
Lizzy Jackson Fleischmann (Ensemble)
is thrilled to be returning for her third show with Third Wall. Lizzy's previous roles include Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, Lady Grace in Something's Afoot, Amy in Little Women, Agnes Gooch in Mame, and Kim in Bye Bye Birdie. In her spare time, Lizzy is a science teacher around the corner at NDP. She wishes to thank the cast and crew as well as her family and friends for their constant love and support!
Tiffany Ladson (Ensemble)
is from Baltimore MD. She appeared in Four Sunday's In Spring, What If?, and Doc's Holiday. She is a graduate of College of Notre Dame University College. Tiffany most recently worked with Third Wall Productions in The Music Man as part of the stage crew. Jekyll & Hyde will be her first time on stage. She looks forward to continuing her journey with TWP. Tiffany spends her free time mesmerized by her fifty gallon fresh water fish tank. It's loaded with plastic fish that she says are low maintenance and lack the horror of fish funerals.
Kirsten Mackin (Ensemble)
is thrilled to return for her third show with Third Wall. Most recently, she was seen on stage in The Music Man (Pickalittle Lady), and "unseen" as Stage Manager for A Wonderful Life. Kirsten is so thankful to Lance, Tom and Mike for the opportunity to share the stage with this very talented cast, especially her beautiful daughter, Sarah. Special thanks goes to Emma, Amy, Pat, Jordan, Zach and the rest of our crew, whose credit is never commensurate with the work that goes in to making these shows as spectacular as they are. Love to my family and friends, especially Mom and Ingrid for never missing a show. Thanks also to Polina's Prive for the beautiful corset. Thank YOU for supporting the arts!
Sarah Mackin (Newsboy/Ensemble)
is so excited to be back on stage in this, her third show with Third Wall Productions! She was most recently seen in TWP's The Music Man. Other credits include A Wonderful Life (Karen Zimmer) with TWP and Heathers the Musical with How Do You Like Me Now Productions. She thanks her mom and grandma and her entire family for their love and support and for always coming out to cheer her on. A special thanks to her amazing vocal coach, Cara Gonzalez and to Mike, Lance, Emma, Tom and the entire cast and crew!
Amy Rudai (Ensemble)
is happy to be a part of Jekyll &Hyde. She most recently performed in The Music Man (Pickalittle Lady) and A Wonderful Life (Mrs. Hatch). She has also been seen in TWP’s Oliver! (Old Sally), and The Music Man (Pickalittle Lady) with Charm City Players. While Amy is happy to perform onstage, she is really grateful for the chance to use her love of painting to bring this show to life.
Andrea "Andi" Rudai (Ensemble)
is in her second year of vocal prime at The George Washington Carver Center for the Arts and Technology. She was most recently in her school's production of Young Frankenstein. Andi is excited to be in another Third Wall production. She enjoys all things musical and has a special love for anime. Andi would like to thank her parents for supporting her and all of her family and friends who cheer her on.
Paula Diggs Smith (Ensemble)
is beyond thrilled to have been cast in this show with such talented performers! She has performed in over 40 shows, over 30 years on Maryland stages. Most recently in Beauty and the Beast (Ensemble) and Gypsy (Electra). Other favorites, Sweeney Todd, Les Miz, 9 to 5, Birdie, Blood Brothers, Mockingbird (Calpurnia), Steel Magnolias (Truvy), CBT/MST, Godspell, Charlotte's Web (Charlotte), The Civil War, Hairspray (Dynamite), Wedding Singer (Tina Turner), Nutcracker, HSM, Footloose, Streetcar, Seussical at PFT. TV-The Wire, The West Wing. REALTOR-Coldwell Banker, House Mgr-Hippodrome. Thank You Lance for being so kind to me. Thrilled to be working with you (and your Mom) again! I LOVE EMMA! Thank you for keeping us straight. Thank you Tom for ADing, Andrew for Music Direction (and others who helped to make us sound so good), and Amy for making us look so good!
Grace Volpe (Ensemble)
is an eighth grader at Ridgley Middle School, where she is a member of the honors chorus and the National Junior Honors Society. She is a member of the 2018 Maryland Junior All State Chorus. Grace has been in theater since she was seven years old, performing in The King and I, Oliver, Babes in Toyland, Thumbelina, and The Sound of Music, with Oregon Ridge Dinner Theater, and Annie (Molly), The Sound of Music (Marta, Brigitta), and The Wizard of Oz (The Coroner) with Charm City Players. She has also had the pleasure of working with Reisterstown Theater Project, Artistic Synergy and Cockpit in Court with CCBC. This is Grace’s sixth performance with Third Wall Productions. Her previous TWP credits include Oliver (Bet), "13" (Patrice), Fiddler on the Roof (Shprintze), Jesus Christ Superstar (Ensemble) , and The Music Man (Zaneeta). Grace would like to thank Lance for his continued support and guidance, it is always a pleasure to work with you!
Chip Willett (Ensemble)
Chip is proud to be making his way back to the Third Wall Productions stage. Recently he has been involved with Arts Centric but returned because he didn't want to miss an opportunity to perform in this uniquely challenging musical. Thank you to Lance and the TWP family for welcoming me back with open arms.