Performer ~ Writer
Jayne was born in London and studied drama at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts. London fringe roles include: Rebecca, Once a Catholic, a touring production of Two, and the premiere of the first live soap opera, The Married Class. Her passion for writing produced short stories for magazines and There's a J in Majorca. In 2002, she immigrated to the USA and returned to focus on writing, with performances at the Boston Theater Marathon; Gamm Theater, RI; ACME winter festival; and Culture Park Play Marathon. She is a Teambuilding facilitator and plays character roles in various opportunities.
CHARLOTTE ANNE DORE
Historical Costuming Consultant ~ Seamstress
Charlotte Anne Dore is a member of SAG/ AFTRA, Actors Equity and Puppeteers of America. She has recorded over 40 audiobooks. She toured around the country with Underground Railway Theatre's educational show Are You Ready My Sister. Charlotte (as part of an ensemble) has won a Boston Emmy & a "Scene" award, and worked the animatronics gorilla on the movie The Zookeeper with Kevin James. Charlotte also runs her own company, "Rosalita's Puppets," which has been performing in New England for over 20 years at festivals, libraries, museums, daycare centers, Boston parks, etc. www.rosalitaspuppets.com
Writer ~ Assistant Producer ~ Performer
Dan is a Boston based actor, writer, musician and voice teacher who has worked with numerous fringe and large stage theaters in the area incl.: Reagle Music Theatre, Wellesley Rep., Theatre Espresso, Bad Habit Productions, Maiden Phoenix, Arts After Hours, and Imaginary Beasts. Dan received a dual Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College in Vocal Performance (concentration in Opera and Jazz) and Music Education. As a writer, Dan’s works have been produced by Rogue Burlesque, The Boston Circus Guild, and ART.
Performer ~ Musician
As a musician, Duane Sullivan has performed in show business all his life. As a professional actor, he has performed in over 500 productions. Duane is a board member of MUSE, Inc. (Musicians Serving Elders, Newton, MA), which expanded his contracts to over 250 senior facilities. After graduating from the New England Conservatory in 1990, he made performing arts his full-time profession. He has appeared nationally and performed in over 600 performances of Forever Plaid with Show Stoppers. He appeared as Frederic in Pirates of Penzance, with Worcester Foothills Theatre, and performs for Comedy Theater Productions in corporate/public venues.
DEBORAH ANNE GOSS
Deborah is originally from Vermont, has a BFA in Acting from Boston University, and has acted, sung and taught in the Boston area for 40 years. Historical projects have long been a favorite part of her career. Since 1994, as one half of the duo The Proper Ladies with Anabel Graetz, she has toured both coasts and performed throughout New England with their a cappellaarrangements of popular songs of 19th century America.
Deb has been heard on NPR's Studio 360 and selections from her 2010 CD “Songs of the Abolitionists” were featured on the syndicated WGBH Classical radio production “Music of the Abolitionists”
Founder ~ Artistic Director ~ Principal Performer
Judith is a professional educator, actress, and historical interpreter. She graduated Magna cum Laude from Syracuse University and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting, along with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Culture. She attended the Globe Education Program of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, England. Judith founded History At Play™ in 2010 to provide educational entertainment, chronicling the lives of influential and oft forgotten women. Judith researches, writes, produces, and performs the programs.
Todd is an honors student, studying Business Management at Framingham State University. He is an Eagle Scout, and works as a videographer/editor for the award winning WACA-TV community access station in Ashland, MA. There, he serves as head of crew for sports games. He is also a musician, having played brass instruments from the age of 9. For his tuba playing, he has played in the Senior Districts Band, and has won such awards as the "Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence" from the Marine Corps.
Steve is a classically trained pianist and a graduate of Berklee College of Music. His first major role in the theater and one of his proudest accomplishments was to serve as the very first music director for Face Off. In addition, he has served as music director for ImprovBoston's Mainstage and Family Show. Aside from his first love of improv music directing, he is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and songwriter, and is also actively involved in children's theater programs as a music director, writer and composer.
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 in the Boston area including Forever Plaid, Mass Hysteria, and Funny Business. Todd has entertained at nightclubs in Boston including Club Café and Diamond Jim’s (Lenox Hotel). An accomplished organist and church musician, Todd plays at Sacred Heart Parish in Lexington, MA. He led the Sacred Heart Choir on a concert tour of Rome & Sicily and serves on the faculty at Brandies University as Artist in Residence.
Sheryl attended Emerson College, Boston, MA where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting. Since then she has traveled across the United States to work. She currently stars in two one-woman shows that tour to different schools for enrichment programs, libraries, and senior centers throughout New England. She also writes and performs with StageCoach Improv. She has been the voice for several characters for Sony Play Station games and for a variety of medical CD ROMS. She keeps busy working on films, television and theater throughout Boston and New York.
Performer ~ Historian
Joseph Juknievich has directed and acted in numerous productions at the community and college level in southern New Hampshire. Additionally, he has written plays that have been performed by college and high school actors. He was recognized as a finalist for an SDC Directing Fellowship at the Kennedy Center's Region I American College Theater Festival. One of his plays, The Last Testament of Ethel Rosenberg, was chosen as a finalist for the University of New Hampshire's Undergraduate Prize Plays competition. His most recent directing credits include Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice and Bert V. Royal's Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. Selected acting credits include John Hale in The Crucible, Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew, and Jason in a modern rock adaption of Medea. He studied History and Theater at the University of New Hampshire.