Founder | Artistic Director | Historian | Playwright | Producer | Performer
Judith is a professional educator and living historian. She graduated from Syracuse University Magna cum Laude and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting, along with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Literature, Language, and Culture. She completed the Globe Education Program of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, England. Judith founded History At Play™, LLC in 2010 to chronicle the lives of influential and often forgotten women. Judith researches, writes, produces, and performs the productions, along with employing Guest Artists globally. She has created Immersive Living History to engage audiences worldwide, breaking the mold for hi-calibre livestream and in-person Educational Escapism that promotes social activism and welfare.
Since graduating from the New England Conservatory of Music, Todd Theriault has performed extensively in and around Boston as a soloist and accompanist in both the classical and popular genres. Todd has musically directed and performed in several musicals, including Forever Plaid, Mass Hysteria, and Funny Business. Todd has entertained at Club Café, Boston, and Diamond Jim’s (Lenox Hotel). An accomplished organist and church musician, Todd led the Sacred Heart Choir (Lexington, MA) on a concert tour of Rome & Sicily and serves on the faculty at Brandies University as an Artist in Residence.
Marketing Manager | Administrator
Rachel is a Public Relations and Marketing professional based in Boston, MA. She has cultivated business partnerships, telling their stories, for 30 years, with roots firmly established in the region. Especially passionate about Boston's wicked good arts and culture scene, she has represented clients, including: Reagle Music Theatre, Plays In Place, Brown Box Theatre Project, The Melanoma Foundation of New England, and The Bostonian Society. Rachel honed her skills at Boston’s leading public relations agencies and has worked in industries ranging from arts & culture, hospitality, fashion, real estate, health, and culinary arts. Rachel is a graduate of Brandeis University and Suffolk University Law School and is celebrating her one year anniversary with History At Play™, LLC.
Performer | Historian
Laura is an actress, writer, and first-person historical interpreter based in Boston, MA. Laura received her MFA from The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University, and holds a Shakespeare Certificate from The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She has performed with regional theater companies up and down the East Coast, including The Folger Theatre, Kentucky Shakespeare, and the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, and she has worked as a first- person historical interpreter at museums such as Colonial Williamsburg and The Smithsonian.
For Corporate Facilitation and Improvisational Performance, check out Stagecoach Improv.
Performer | Singer
Kaedon Gray is a Boston-based singer/actor who recently performed as Frederick Douglass in How Long Must We Wait?; researched, written, and produced by History At Play™, LLC, in collaboration with Suffrage100MA and the City of Boston, at Historic Faneuil Hall. He participated in The Roxbury Film Festival in 2020 (Jagunfly by John Adekoje and Crazy Dat8s by
Crosby Tatum) and originated the role of Samuel in Beloved King by
Jade Sylvan, also in 2020.
CHARLOTTE ANNE DORE
Performer | Wardrobe Consultant
Charlotte Anne Dore is a member of SAG/ AFTRA, Actors Equity, and Puppeteers of America. She has recorded over 40 audiobooks. She toured the nation with Underground Railway Theatre's educational program Are You Ready, My Sister. Charlotte (as part of an ensemble) has won a Boston Emmy & a "Scene" award, and worked the animatronics gorilla in The Zookeeper with Kevin James.
Performer | Historian
Kyle Jenks has been interpreting James Madison, known as “The Father of the Constitution,” since 2015. Mr. Jenks’ numerous appearances have included the National Constitution Center, the New-York Historical Society, the American Philosophical Society, and the Massachusetts Historical Society. He is the creator of the Society Hill Walking Tour in Philadelphia and is also a playwright, having penned James and Dolley: Opposites Attract, which chronicles the love story between James and Dolley from courtship to the end of the War of 1812.