RYAN VINCENT ANDERSON
The Policeman/The Hardware Store Owner
Ryan is excited to make his Portland debut at The Armory. New York City credits include Indians (Metropolitan Playhouse); We Live Here (Ensemble Studio Theatre); Bright Swords, a one-man show about Ira Aldridge (United Solo Theatre Festival); Most Likely To, a one-man show (NY New Works Theatre Festival). Regional theater credits include Our Town, The Clay Cart, Henry VIII, Death and the King’s Horseman (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Swimmers, In the Red and Brown Water (Marin Theatre Company); Clybourne Park (PCPA); In the Heat of the Night (National Tour, L.A. Theatre Works); Intimate Apparel (TheatreSquared); Othello, Red Velvet, The Learned Ladies (Theater at Monmouth); The Old Settler (International City Theatre); You Can’t Take It With You (Antaeus Theatre Company) and others. TV credits include Scandal (ABC) and Eagleheart (Cartoon Network/Adult Swim). Audiobook titles can be found on Amazon/Audible. M.F.A. from CalArts.
The Librarian/The Waitress/Friend
Tina Chilip is delighted to be back at The Armory, where she previously performed in Chinglish and Our Town. She recently appeared Off-Broadway in Fiasco Theater’s Twelfth Night at Classic Stage Company. Other New York credits: Golden Child (Signature Theatre); House Rules, Flipzoids (Ma-Yi Theater Company); A Dream Play (National Asian American Theatre Company). Regional: after all the terrible things I do (Huntington Theatre Company, IRNE nomination for Best Actress); All The Roads Home (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park); Tokyo Fish Story (The Old Globe); Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide … (Berkeley Repertory Theatre); M. Butterfly (Guthrie Theater); Yellowface (TheatreWorks). TV: Deception, Castle Rock, Elementary, Madam Secretary, Royal Pains, Mysteries of Laura. Training: Brown University/Trinity Rep M.F.A. Acting Program.
Marjorie/The Young Woman
Kelly Godell is thrilled to be working at The Armory for the first time. She was most recently seen in Miss Julie at Shaking the Tree. Other favorite credits include Noises Off (Third Rail Repertory Theatre); Six Degrees of Separation (Profile Theatre); The Rocky Horror Show (Lurking Squirrel Productions) and Mr. Kolpert (Third Rail Repertory Theatre). Television credits include Grimm and Leverage. She has a B.F.A. from the University of Oregon.
JOHN D. HAGGERTY
The History Professor/The Perfume Maker/EMT 1
Previously at The Armory: Mr. Webb in Our Town, directed by Rose Riordan. Broadway/National Tour: Les Misérables. New York theater credits include B-Side Productions, The Directors Company, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Five Senses Theatre, Mirror Repertory Company, MultiStages, National Asian Artists Project, The Actors Company Theatre, Target Margin Theater, Theater Masters, Theatre 167, York Theatre Company. Regional: Barnstormers Playhouse, Forestburgh Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse, Media Theatre, North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, Redhouse Arts Center, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, Wheelock Family Theatre. TV: Gotham. Web: Three Trembling Cities. Johndhaggerty.com
Lena Kaminsky is thrilled to return to The Armory where she was last seen in Black Pearl Sings!. Selected theater credits: My Name is Asher Lev (George Street Playhouse); Birds of East Africa and Swimming in the Shallows (Kitchen Theatre Company); Outside Mullingar (Saint Michael’s Playhouse); In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play (Syracuse Stage); Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (Virginia Stage Company); Love, Janis (Kansas City Repertory Theatre); Trying (Hartford TheaterWorks); and work with Passage Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Northern Stage, Cleveland Play House and others. TV/ Film: Law & Order, Reunion (also co-producer) and the upcoming feature film Three Seconds. Lena also sings and tours with Americana band Kate Vargas & The Reckless Daughters. Member of The Actors Center. lenakaminsky.com.
The Mystery Novelist/ The Florist/EMT 2
Sharonlee most recently played Grandmother in Billie Elliot at the Newmark Theatre. This will be her 25th production for The Armory. She studied at the American Conservatory Theater and then ventured to Los Angeles where she lived for more than 35 years, working in film, television and theater, and was lucky enough to be nominated for a Daytime Emmy. Her life in Oregon has been productive in film, television and theater as well, including the recent lead in the short film You Could Be Anywhere and guest star roles on Grimm and Leverage. Favorite Oregon stage appearances include Clybourne Park (Bev/Kathy), The Thugs (Mercedes), The Imaginary Invalid (Toinette), The Other Place (Julianna), The Typographer’s Dream (Margaret), Grey Gardens (Big Edie), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Sonia). Drammy Awards: A Question Of Mercy (Artists Repertory Theatre); The Thugs and The Receptionist (The Armory); and Body Awareness (CoHo Productions).
The Gravedigger/ The Young Man
Ryan is excited to be returning to The Armory, where he was previously seen in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Other regional credits include Mothers and Sons at Artists Repertory Theatre, Battles of Fire and Water at Perseverance Theatre and Measure for Pleasure at The Public Theater. Film and television credits include Grimm, The Librarians, Leverage, Guiding Light, Desire’s Masquerade, Interconnect and Sorry, Thanks. He has a B.F.A. from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
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