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.
Don't miss your chance to see this hilarious production of Willy Wonka - order your tickets today by CLICKING HERE!