Caitlin Cook-Wightman is pleased to be in her fifteenth production for Orpheus Theater as an actor. She has also become involved in other ways, costuming Shrek, and joining the Orpheus Board of Directors. Some roles include Demeter in Cats, Maria in The Sound of Music, Pilar in Legally Blonde, Annie in Annie, Bloody Mary in South Pacific, and Connie in A Chorus Line. She was born and raised right here in Oneonta, where she currently resides with her husband and two children Cyrus and Kinnley. She has a bachelors of Arts from St. Lawrence University with a Masters in Art Education from Boston University. She teaches Art at Cooperstown Central School.
Brooke Tallman-Birkett is thrilled to be performing with Orpheus Theatre for the eleventh time, most recently in Orpheus Theatre’s production of HAIR (Jeanie). Her favorite Orpheus roles include Janet Weiss in The Rocky Horror Show, Gingy (Shrek), Jennyanydots (Cats), Enid Hoopes (Legally Blonde), and Jenny (Company). She was honored to perform with her daughters in the Orpheus 30th Anniversary Concert this past January. Brooke recently appeared in The Laramie Project, and has thrice performed in Cooperstown V-day’s production of The Vagina Monologues.
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Ditching his rubber boots and overalls for an apron, Matthew Jahnke is excited to return to the Orpheus stage. The local dairy farmer has been a part of Orpheus productions since 2009. Recent appearances include Donkey in Shrek, Charlie in Never Too Late, and Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show. He would like to thank his family for covering for him as he rushed off late for rehearsals, and the cast and crew for what promises to be a great show.
Adrienne Wise is ecstatic to slip into Cinderella's gold slippers in this amazing production of Into the Woods! Her previous Orpheus Theatre roles include Sister Amnesia in Nunsense, Jellylorum in Cats, April in Company, Sister Berthe in The Sound of Music, Prudy Pingleton in Hairspray and Lenah in Lenah. She would like to thank Al and Tim for this wonderful opportunity, as well as the cast and crew for sharing their talents and for giving support and love.
Mary Hetterich is from Bovina, NY and is a senior Psychology major at SUNY Oneonta. This is her second show with Orpheus Theatre, and she could not be more excited to play the role of Little Red Riding Hood. She has been an active participant in the West Kortright Centre's Shakespeare in the Valley program for 6 years. Mary has also been in a number of Delaware Academy's school musicals including Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Kiss Me Kate, Seussical, and Little Shop of Horrors.