Actors & Actresses

Angie Schoofs

Actress Angie is so excited to be back at Peninsula Players.  She was last seen here in Dames At Sea (Joan).  Though originally from Wisconsin, she currently resides in Chicago where she performs, directs and choreographs at Tommy Guns Garage.  You’d also be able to catch her singin’ some jazz on the Odyssey at Navy Pier.  Angie …

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Amber Makalous

Actress Amber is thrilled to be doing Cabaret with the Peninsula Players.  She recently moved to New York City, however, she lived and performed in Chicago for five years.  Her credits include, Thoroughly Modern Millie, A Funny Thing…Forum (Panacea), Beauty and the Beast (Enchantress/Salt), Pajama Game, West Side Story (Velma), Annie Get Your Gun, and Funny Girl at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire.  Drury Lane Oakbrook credits include, The Music Man (Zaneeta), Once Upon a Mattress, and Kiss Me …

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Barbara Robertson

Actress Barbara is honored to return to Peninsula Players after “Moon Over Buffalo,” “Last Night of Ballyhoo” and “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940.”  Last season: “Three Tall Women,” (Apple Tree), “Grand Hotel” (Drury Lane). Other credits include: National Tour: “Angels in America I & II” (Jefferson Award), Court: “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (Jefferson Award); “La Bete” (After Dark Award), “Tartuffe,” “House of Blue Leaves;” Goodman: “The …

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Jay Whittaker

Actor Jay just returned from Stratford, England where he played John of Lancaster in Henry IV parts 1 and 2 at The Royal Shakespeare Company with Greg Vinkler as Falstaff.  Other credits include Ed Halls, Rose Rage (The Duke on 42nd Street, Broadway); Angelo in Measure for Measure (Chicago Shakespeare); Tom in Glass Menagerie (Court Theatre); a number of productions with Next Theatre; …

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Patrick New

Actor Patrick New is delighted to be returning to Peninsula Players where his credits include Proof, The Uneasy Chair, Red Herring, Tom, Dick, and Harry and Escanaba in Da Moonlight.  Most recently Mr. New performed in the National Tour of Roundabout Theatre’s Twelve Angry Men, before spending a year off the stage as a Field Organizer for the Obama …

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Jarrod Zimmerman

Actor Jarrod Zimmerman hales from Chicago and is excited to be making his Peninsula Players debut! He was last seen as Glen Two in a reading of River’s End (Chicago Dramatists), and has been keeping busy as co-creator of a new musical series called Boyfred (www.boyfred.com). Before that, he was in Arrow Rock, Missouri with Lyceum Theatre playing Hal in Proof, …

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Katheryn Patton

Actress Katheryn Patton is thrilled to make her Peninsula Players debut.   She was  recently seen in Curtains at the Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre in Chicago.  Regional Credits include The Producers and My Fair Lady (Ensemble) Pioneer Theatre Company, Beauty and the Beast (Silly Girl) at the Marriott Lincolnshire, A day in Hollywood a Night in the Ukraine (Nina), Singing in the Rain (Miss Dinsmore) at Theater …

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Maris Hudson

Actress Maris is thrilled to join the Peninsula Players for the first time.  Based in Chicago, Maris was last seen as “Dorothy” in “A Wonderful Life” at Theatre at the Center.  Additional credits include “Dora” in Timeline Theatre’s “Fiorello” in both the 2006 and 2008 productions for which she earned a Jeff Citation nomination for …

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Dan Collins

Actor Dan is thrilled to be making his debut at Pen Players. Previous credits: Marriott Lincolnshire, Oakbrook Drury Lane, Arkansas Rep, Theater at The Center, Candlelight, Drury Lane South, Disney.  Six years at sea with Princess Cruises, traveling to over 75 countries. Currently moonlights as a Real Estate agent in the great city of Chicago, where …

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Cassie Wooley

Actress Last season Cassie made her Peninsula Players debut as Sally Bowles in Cabaret.  Chicago credits include: The Beauty and the Beast (Marriott Theatre), Thea in Fiorello and Suzie Fontaine in Pravda (both with Timeline Theatre Company), Ruth in The Princess and the Pea and A Little Night Music (Petra u/s) (both with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); Emma in  Tinytypes (American Theatre Company); Sally in The Pool of Bethesda and The …

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