Andrew Web is proud and excited to be part of the Orpheus production of Willy Wonka. Andrew lives in Oneonta, New York, and attends Greater Plains Elementary School. He is currently in the third grade, and his favorite subjects are Gym and Art. Andrew has been involved with the Orpheus Star Struck Players from the age of seven. He performed in Willy Wonka Jr. (Oompa Loompa). Andrew has also performed in Alice in Winter Wonderland (Santa Claus), as well as in Annie Jr, (Daddy Warbucks). Andrew is also excited to play Jack in Orpheus' upcoming production of Into the Woods Jr.
Elliot Iversen, a homeschooled 10th grader appearing in his 18th production, is extremely excited to be working with Orpheus Theater again and is grateful to be reprising the role of Augustus Gloop which he first performed with Tri-Town Theater. Elliot also appeared in Orpheus’ Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella, as well as in several Out of the Woodwork, Tri-Town, and homeschool productions, including playing Friedrich von Trapp in OWP’s Sound of Music, and young Josh in Big the Musical with Tri-Town. Elliot also enjoys drawing, building with legoes, Pokemon, video games on his DS, and trying not to careen down mountainsides on skis.
Kathleen Mami Moore has been an active member of The Board of Directors for Orpheus Theatre for over 14 years. In that time she has done hair and makeup for many shows. Kathleen has lent her talents onstage as well, performing in several shows, such as The Sound of Music, Bye Bye Birdie, Sugar, Off the Hook, and Cats.
Thomas Murphy retired from Milford Academy in New Berlin as the Associate Dean of Students. Thomas rejoined the theater in the spring of 2010 after a prolonged hiatus from Narbeth Community Theater in his hometown of Philadelphia. His first returning role was a dual character part in Orpheus’ production of Lenah, (Russian Rabbi/Factory Manger). Thomas’ most notable role has been in Twelve Angry Men (Juror # 4) with the Theater Project of Schoharie County. Thomas appeared in the movie, The Key (French Monk), submitted to the Northwest Nightmares Film Festival which earned the three person cast a Best Acting Award. Thomas has appeared in a variety of Orpheus productions including Hairspray, Sound of Music, Legally Blonde, Cabaret, Cats, Rocky Horror Show, and Shrek.
Kathy Tobiassen has been performing with Orpheus Theatre since 1988; favorite roles include Morgan le Fey in Camelot, Gymnasia in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Mrs. Sowerberry in Oliver, Cookie in Rumors, Sally Cato in Mame, Sarah in Company, the Queen in Cinderella, and one of the Siamese cats (along with her dear friend, Julia Baxter) in Cats. Kathy has also performed with Valley Light Opera in Amherst, Massachusetts, and is a member of the Catskill Choral Society. She has worked behind the scenes, as well, serving on the Orpheus Board of Directors, producing, running props, and stage managing Crimes of the Heart and assistant stage managing Orpheus Theatre’s recent production of Into the Woods. She is delighted to be paired for the third (or fourth?) time with her beloved stage husband, Bill Goertemoeller, and is grateful for the family that is Orpheus Theatre.
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Abby Schwarzhans is a 2012 graduate of Morris Central School, where she participated in numerous school choral productions. Following graduation, Abby spent a very exciting year in Coimbatore, India, as a Rotary International Youth Exchange Student. She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation's STEM scholarship, and is chemistry major at SUNY Oneonta. Abby is very excited to be a part of such a talented cast, as well as a magical production.
Adrienne Wise is excited to be a part of such a fun and fanciful production. Among the many parts she's played in Orpheus Theatre shows, her favorites include Cinderella in "Into the Woods," Sister Mary Amnesia in "Nunsense," Jellylorum in "Cats," April in "Company" and Lenah in "Lenah." In addition to her time on stage, Adrienne lends her talents to Orpheus as Secretary of The Board of Directors.
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