Nov 28 - Dec 21, 2014
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m.
Sundays at 2 p.m.
Note: There will be no performance
on Saturday, Dec. 6 due to the Starlight Parade
by John van
by Bob Christiansen
Produced by Desiree Peters
Before Wicked. And before Harry Potter…|
there was Bell, Book
Gillian is a beautiful witch living in 1950s New York City and is
smitten with her handsome upstairs neighbor. She casts a little spell,
and he is immediately and completely captivated by her. But Gillian
must be careful — if she falls in love with him, she could lose her
magical powers forever. Will she be undone by her own mischief?
|Brandy Thomas (Gillian Holroyd) Brandy has recently returned to the San Diego area where she once played the part of Nurse Ruth Kelly in PowPAC's 2006 production of Harvey. Roles at Carmel Indoor Forest Theater more recently include Queen Elizabeth in Shaw's Beefeater, ten characters in Spoon River Anthology, and roles in The Clackett House. She has also performed as Patience in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience, Dora in David Copperfield, young Johanna and roles in Sweeney Todd, and Abigail in The Crucible. A special thanks for the unwavering support of Grayson, Heather, Tim, Pat, and all of her other incredible friends who have encouraged her to do what she loves.
|Terence Burke (Shepherd Henderson) Some many odd years ago an actor and a director walk into a theater to celebrate the holidays on stage with a ghost story (which was A Christmas Carol). All this time later they're marking the same season now at OnStage with a witch story. Other than scaring up more holiday fun over the intervening years, some of Terence’s notably bubbly roles well-rolled since have included Dr. Lyman in Bus Stop, Sgt. Trotter in The Mousetrap and the delaying mortal himself in Hamlet, all under Keith and Mary Anderson. He has also appeared in assorted screen gems. This is his OnStage debut.
|William Parker Shore (Nicholas Holroyd) William is delighted to return to Onstage for his second show. A graduate of Arizona State University's theater program, William has been active in San Diego theater for the last half decade. Past roles include Carl, in It's Just Sex (also at OnStage), Dasher, in The Reindeer Monologues, Ted, in Murder Among Friends, John, in Love, Sex & the IRS, Greg, in Relatively Speaking, Alan, in Hairdresser on Fire, and Brad, in Orange Flower Water. William would like to thank our director Bob Christiansen, as well as the entire cast and crew of Bell, Book & Candle for making this such a joyful experience.
|Loie Gail (Queenie Holroyd) is delighted to be returning to OnStage Playhouse where she last appeared as Mrs. Musgrove in Persuasion. Some of the other roles in which she has appeared are: Olive in The Odd Couple, Female Version; Crystal in The Hallelujah Girls; Julia in Lend Me a Tenor; and Dame Edith Sitwell in The Peacock and the Nightingale. Acting is her fourth career and "the best so far."
|Adam Sheldon (Sydney Redlitch) Adam is thrilled to be making his debut at OnStage Playhouse and to be working with all the other wonderful people involved in this production! He just completed directing Our Town at Patio Playhouse and a one act play at NorthPark Vaudeville Theater. Recent credits – Our Town (Simon Stimpson), Lend Me a Tenor (Saunders), Barefoot in the Park (Repairman), Helen Keller the Musical (Uncle Fred), and The Importance of being Earnest (Lane). Adam has performed, directed and assistant directed with various other theaters and films locally; including being a Producer, writer, working as a voice over Artist and is a member of Actors Alliance.