cast and creative
Gordon Adams (Adam, Corin, Oliver) this is Gordon’s first appearance at The Theater Project. He has played Lear in King Lear (Studio Theater, Bath), and Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet, Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing, and Duncan in Macbeth, among other roles, for Bath and Camden Shakespeare Festivals. He studied at Shakespeare and Co. in Lenox, MA, and Studio Theater Conservatory in Washington DC. In DC he has appeared as Polonius in Hamlet and Hamm in Beckett’s Endgame, among other roles. He lives in Brunswick.
Maggie Adolf (Stage Manager) was unaware that the had to make a bio, so here she goes. Maggie is a junior at Baxter Academy for Technology and Science and enjoys making things. Maggie has been participating in various shows at the Theater Project (both as an actor and part of the stage crew) since she was 6, she’s not sure how many years that is but feel free to do the math. She is so very proud of everyone who helped make this show happen, and hopes you see just how special it is.
Georgia Ahlers (Phoebe) Coming back to theater after 10 years is Georgia. Last production was performed at Mount Holyoke College's Project Theater production of Peter Pan as a lost boy. Also played in Theater Projects own production of Rumpelstilskin as a middle schooler and Wombat Stew in elementary school.
Jim Alexander (Lighting Designer) has worked on theatre, dance, and opera productions from Maine to Missouri, and toured nationally and internationally. He lives in Harpswell with his partner Dawn and their two sons, Max and Ewan, of whom they are abnormally proud. He has served as production manager for The Washington Revels and as master electrician at the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington Ballet, and Portland Stage Company. He has toured as lighting supervisor and production manager with theatre and dance companies including The Flying Karamozovs, Netherlands Dance Theatre, Suzhuo Kunju Opera of Jiangsu Province, the National Ballet of China, and, most recently, the Ballet Nacional de Cuba. He is pleased to return to The Theater Project after wandering the world for a bit.
David Bliss (Jaques, Le Beau, Lord) is an actor and Portland native. Previous projects have included Rendez-Vous at Moscou, and A Prince in Sky-Blue Uniform, both written by Jean-Claude Redonnet and performed at Portfringe, The Anzacs, written by Michele Livermore Wigton, and Radium Girls, both performed at the Theater Project. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Julianne Carle (Rosalind) is a visual artist who works at Spindleworks in Brunswick. She is new to acting.
Andrew Elijah Edwards (Duke Frederick, Amiens, Silvius) is an artist living and working in Brunswick, Maine. He has been performing with Al Miller for the past two years since moving to Maine from Colorado, depicting Sir Toby and Orsino in Twelfth Night and Ebenezer Scrooge in The Theater Project's recent production of A Christmas Carol. Andrew is an artist mentor at Spindleworks, a non profit art center for adults with developmental disabilities where he brings a fascination with the moving image to facilitating an environment for animation, video, immersive installation, and performance.
Tom Handel (Charles theWrestler, Duke Senior) has studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts East, Colby College and Columbia University. He has acted and/or directed plays for River Company, Lincoln County Community Theater, Heartwood, Snowlion Repertory Company, Footlights Theatre and Lyric Theater. His favorite roles include Charlie and 7 other roles in Stones in His Pockets, Jerry in Zoo Story, Billy in Carousel, Erie in Hughie, Howie in Rabbit Hole and Lord Henry in The Theater Project’s production of The Picture of Dorian Gray. He most recently played Jerry in A Cherry Orchard in Maine. He is from New Jersey and currently lives in Portland.
Robbie Harrison (Orlando, William) is proud to be acting in his sixth production at The Theater Project. Previous TTP productions include Tempest (Caliban) and The Liar (Dorante). Robbie will be back next month to play Orlando in As You Like It. Thank you to Al Miller and Wendy Poole for bringing him into this community!
Al Miller (Director) is the founder of The Young People's Theater and Theater Project. He moved to Maine from the Middle East a long time ago and is grateful to live here, to collaborate with old and young creative people and to have an exciting and loving family and a bright supportive partner.
Emma Roth-Wells (Celia) lives in Georgetown and is a junior at Morse High School. She has been performing with The Theater Project for about seven years now. Some of her previous performances include Mother’s Helper by Jim Adolf and Radium Girls. This is her first Shakespeare production and she is very excited to share this experience with such a great cast. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Bart Shattuck (Oliver, Touchstone, Lord) is thrilled to be returning to one of his favorite of the Bard’s comedies. He has had the pleasure of portraying Jacques, Amiens, Charles, William, Le Beau, Touchstone, and Oliver in four productions of As You Like It. Other productions include Twelfth Night, Comedy of Errors, The Tempest, Merchant of Venice, and Macbeth.
Jeralyn Shattuck (Audrey) is excited to make her first appearance on The Theater Project stage. Past Shakespeare roles include Puck (A Midsummer Night's Dream), Trinculo (The Tempest), Beatrice (Much Ado About Nothing), the Abbess (A Comedy of Errors), and Cassandra (Troilus and Cressida).
Charles the Wrestler
Andrew Elijah Edwards
Andrew Elijah Edwards
Andrew Elijah Edwards
David Bliss, Bart Shattuck
Christopher & Rowan Price
Jessie Eastman Perry
Kate & Bill Gray
Karin Baard, Jim Alexander, Tessa Price, Wicked Joe, Rowan Price, JP Gagnon, Mary Caruso