Actors & Actresses

Joe Foust

Actor This is Joe’s 15th season with the Peninsula Players where his credits include directing Wait Until Dark, Noises Off, Cash on Delivery, Caught in the Net and Deathtrap as well as acting in 30 shows including Making God Laugh, God of Carnage, Is He Dead?, Greetings!, Be My Baby, The Elephant Man, The Mousetrap, The Lion in Winter, Far East, Tom, Dick and Harry and Escanaba in Da Moonlight. Joe has acted …

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Harter Clingman

Actor Harter is more than thankful to be spending his summer at Peninsula Players! Harter is originally from Ottumwa, Iowa (That’s right, Radar O’Reilly’s home!). He earned a fine arts degree from Columbia College Chicago, where he worked under Tom Mula’s direction on The Wild Party and Floyd Collins. Recent Chicago credits include See What I Wanna See (Bailiwick/Steppenwolf), Bloody Bloody …

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Karen Janes Woditsch

Actress Karen is thrilled to be back for her eighth season with Peninsula Players, where she was last seen in The Nerd, Chicago and Murder On the Nile. Chicago credits include Yellow Moon, Heartbreak House, Do the Hustle, Othello (After Dark Award Best Performance) and others at Writers Theatre; M. Butterfly at Court and To Master the Art (Jeff Nomination – Best Actress) with …

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Christine Mild

Actress Christine, a Chicago native, is happy to make her Peninsula Players debut with a show so close to her heart. She has played Patsy from Florida to Montana, with many stops in between. Though Christine has performed professionally since age eight, recent credits include: Godspell (Marriott Theatre), 9 to 5 (Marriott), Fiddler on the Roof (Paramount), Nunsense (Cape Playhouse, Theatre by the Sea, Official …

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Sean Parris

Actor Sean is excited and grateful to work on such a wonderful play, and to make his Peninsula Player’s debut. Much love to everyone involved. Chicago credits include: The Solid Sand Below (Goodman Theatre New Stages); The Drunken City (Steppenwolf Garage); The Whipping Man (Northlight Theatre); Seascape (Remy Bumppo); Pornography (Steep Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); A Girl With Sun in Her Eyes (Pinebox Theatre); Letter’s Home (Griffin …

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Greg Vinkler

Artistic Director/Actor Greg is delighted to have played a part in the Players’ wonderful history for 33 years. Besides putting the seasons together, as well as the winter play reading series, he has directed 33 productions (including Chicago, Lombardi and The Full Monty) and performed in 51 shows. For his work with the Players, he was honored with the inaugural …

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Sean Grennan

Playwright/Actor Sean Grennan is thrilled to be making his Peninsula Players acting debut this summer!  A Chicago native, Sean appeared there in principal work at many theatres including The Goodman, The Court, Drury Lane, The Marriott, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Victory Gardens, Apple Tree, and many more.  His regional work includes numerous engagements in Kansas City …

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Timothy Monsion

Actor Tim is back again this season. Some of his favorite shows are Opus, Heroes, The Importance of Being Earnest, Chicago, A Little Night Music, Born Yesterday, The Lady’s Not for Burning, Angel Street, The Elephant Man, Fools, The Odd Couple, A Man for All Seasons, Communicating Doors and Moon Over Buffalo among others.  New York theaters: Minetta Lane (Marvin’s Room), Playwrights Horizons. …

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Dale Benson

Actor Dale is pleased to return to The Players where he was last seen in Romance in D. This past year he appeared in the Jeff-nominated production of 42nd Street in Munster, Indiana at Theatre at the Center. Chicago credits include You Never Can Tell with Remy Bumppo, Unnecessary Farce with First Folio, Lutz in The Student Prince with Light Opera Works, and Comedy of Errors at …

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Sean Fortunato

Actor Players credits include:  Sunday in the Park with George (George), Chicago (Billy Flynn), The Nerd (title role), The Importance of Being Earnest (Algernon), A Little Night Music (Carl-Magnus), A Day in Hollywood… (“Groucho”), Doubt (Father Flynn), Cabaret (Emcee).  Off-Broadway: Rose Rage at The Duke on 42nd.  Regional:  M. Butterfly (Gallimard) at Court Theatre; Hedda Gabler (Tesman), The Real Thing (Henry), Travels With My Aunt (Aunt Augusta), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Rosencrantz) at Writers Theatre; Measure for Measure at Goodman …

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