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We wish to express our gratitude to the Performers’ Unions:
through Theatre Authority, Inc. for their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear in this program.

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Mortimer Svenson

Graduate, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. BROADWAY:
Chips with Everything; Half A Sixpence; Borstal Boy; Comedians; Vivat, Vivat, Regina; Major Barbara; Get Thee To Canterbury, and more. OFF-BROADWAY: Carrin Beginning for Riverside Stage Company; Menelaus in The Trojan Women. At Stratford Shakespeare Theatre: Hamlet and Henry VI with Christopher Walken; Henry V with Christopher Plummer. Regionally: Noises Off, Awake and Sing, Children of Darkness, The Faith Healer, The Miser. He was last seen Off Broadway as Pope John XXIII in His Holiness. Working again with The Greenwich Theatre Co, where he along with Susan Jacobson and directed by Andrea, brought Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory to life on Zoom, to critical acclaim.

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Mr. Dabrowski

"… and then, I have nature and art and poetry and literature – and if that is not enough, what is enough?" -
Vincent Van Gogh. A.M. Bhatt is a lifelong artist. He is the Founder of DAE (a nonprofit school with campuses in New Haven and Stamford) and runs a M.A. in Leadership program that is grounded in the premise that leadership is an art form – a unique, one-time, individual expression. A.M. has developed LeaderArtists in companies such as IBM, AmEx, and Facebook as well as non-profit and social impact agencies and start-ups. He is a published photographer, international public speaker, children’s book author, and stage actor. Plays he has performed in include: Disgraced, Other People’s Money, Frost/Nixon, 12 Angry Men, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

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National Tour:
Little Women The Musical. Regional credits include: Doubt: A Parable (Stray Kats and Third Eye Productions/Sister James), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Lake Ontario Playhouse/Betty Jean), Parade (Secret Theatre NYC/Mary Phagan). Many children’s theatre productions in CT and Westchester including originating the role of Merrilee Mannerly in Merrilee Mannerly The Musical at The Summer Theatre of New Canaan. Film: Local Warming (Brooklawn Productions), Care (Wagnervision). Molly is a member of Theatre Artists Workshop.

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is an actress reveling in the second act of her life. Based in Westchester County, NY, Dawn has performed professionally in regional New York and Connecticut theaters. She recently performed in Katonah Classic Stage’s, Private Lives and JIB Productions’ Play With Your Food. She is a member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA and Theatre Artists Workshop. When not acting, Dawn fills her life with the meditative practice of Kundalini Yoga and annoying her family with her dialect work.

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Chelsea is delighted to be joining the rest of the cast from Theatre Artists Workshop for this production of
Bushwhacked! And Other Short Plays by Rosemary Foley. She recently moved to the NYC area from Pittsburgh, PA where she can frequently be seen in TV and streaming commercials. Recently, Chelsea worked with Crookshank Studios on The Paranauts playing Jeannine, and on Who Do You Say I Am as Heather. She is an accomplished voice actor, regularly working with companies like Amazon, Dior, Microsoft, LinkedIn, PNC Bank, Siemens Healthineers, and Lockheed Martin. You can connect with her through LinkedIn or her Voice Over website

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Nick is an actor operating out of the New Haven area. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in Theater Studies as well as an alumnus of The National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Notable roles of his include Don John/The Sexton in Much Ado About Nothing (Capital Classics), Albert in Goldfish (New Haven Theater Company), Thom Pain in Thom Pain (based on nothing) (Quinnipiac University), and Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Legacy Theatre). He thanks you for supporting his work and hopes you enjoy the show!
Website:, Instagram: @nfetherstonblue

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Mrs. Sissle

is a member of SAG/AFTRA, Actors’ Equity and AGMA, the professional dancers’ union. Her several television credits include ”Friends”, “Party of Five”, a recurring role on “General Hospital”, “3rd Rock from the Sun” with John Lithgow and “Prime Time Glick” with Martin Short. She has many theatre credits— Nicolas Nickleby, Morning at Seven, Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Broadway Bound, Harold and Maude and Beyond Therapy to name a few. Also musicals Damn Yankees, Guys and Dolls, No No Nanette and her all-time favorite as Jack’s mother in Into The Woods. It is a pleasure and an honor to appear in this well-deserved tribute to Rosemary Foley!

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Betzabeth is a CT-based actor, singer, and teaching artist. Currently, she teaches improv to Capital Prep High Schoolers at Housatonic Community College. She recently performed in the world-premiere of
Calling Puerto Rico (Debra) with Pa'Lante Theatre Company and is currently performing as Kathryn in the Playhouse Mobile Unit's tour of Scaredy Kat with Westport Country Playhouse. Other credits include A Christmas Carol (Belle, Scrooge's Niece/ Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come) at Legacy Theatre; An Evening of Old Time Radio Theatre, Halloween Horror with Capital Classics Theatre Company;  Stage Partner’s immersive theater experience Off The Trail ( Leonard the Leaf Dragon/ Sqwuak); The Romancers (Sylvette) with Play With Your Food;  Sound of Music (Maria) with Fairfield Center Stage; Skeleton Crew (Shanita) with Collective Consciousness Theater, and Westport Country Playhouse’s NEW WORKS / NEW VOICES series in Phenomenal Women+ Inspire. 

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Young Rosemary (MONOLOGUES)

Broadway: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? directed by Joe Mantello. Off Broadway: The Butcher Boy, The Home Place (Irish Rep), Harrison, TX: Three Plays by Horton Foote (Primary Stages), Rocket Science (Playwrights Horizons), Two By Tabori: Jubilee & Mein Kampf (TFNC) and Unreal (Gene Frankel). Favorite regional credits include The Glass Menagerie (Weston Theatre Company & Gulfshore Playhouse), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Hartford Stage), Giant (Dallas Theatre Center), Lucy (Delaware Theatre Company), Anne & Emmett (Ford’s Theatre/Atlas Lang), Shelby in Steel Magnolias and Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (CCC Outstanding Lead Actress nomination) at Music Theatre of Connecticut. TV/Film: Crashing, The Mysteries of Laura, Elementary, The Carrie Diaries, Exposed, The Super, The Renovation. Andrea is President of CT’s Theatre Artists Workshop and Co-Artistic Director of Greenwich Theatre Company. She has directed several plays at both organizations and is delighted to make her GTC stage debut in the plays of Rosemary Foley. She holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts Performance from SUNY New Paltz. More info at

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Mayor Jorgensen (BUSHWHACKED!)

A founding member of Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, he played the juvenile lead in many Shakespeare plays, and also played George Gibbs in Our Town with Richard Dysart and Dana Elcar. Off-Broadway, he appeared in the lead role of Charlie Galloway in Life Anonymous by N. Richard Nash. Regionally, at CT’s Summer Theater of New Canaan he’s played Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, Captain Hook in Peter Pan, and King Arthur in Camelot. Sean is currently performing through his digital “puppets” as a senior character animator at top VFX studios in NYC. 

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is a founder and Co-Artistic Director of Greenwich Theatre Company. She co-produced and performed in GTC's 2019 inaugural production of God of Carnage, and co-produced and directed several one-acts for GTC's short play festival, "7 Easy Pieces." Stephanie has also produced a variety of short play festivals at Theater Artists Workshop where she served on the Board and as Board President. Founded by Keir Dullea, TAW is a creative home and hub for professional actors, writers and directors. Stephanie has performed in numerous stage productions and play festivals winning the 2018 Players Theatre Short Play Spring Festival in NYC. Her TV and film work includes The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Money Monster and The Greatest Showman. Stephanie was classically trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and Carnegie Mellon’s School of Drama. 

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Susan played Eleanor Roosevelt in the one-woman show
Eleanor (Moses Gunn Play Company) and Sook in Capote’s A Christmas Memory (Greenwich Theatre Company). She recently played Justice in The Wish and recorded 3 of her memoir monologues for WPKN. Currently, Susan is creating a performance piece which is a synthesis of Dorothy Parker’s 1944 short story The Waltz, movement, politics and memoir. She has done numerous readings with Play With Your Food, LPTW, and the Legacy Theatre. Her video, Broken, was accepted into the 2020 People, Politics and Planet Exhibition in CT and she received the 2019 United Solo Award for Best Physical Theater for her one-woman show, Collecting Driftwood, selling out the Theatre Row Studio Theatre in NYC. Susan had been shooting episodes for the HBO series The Gilded Age, but her favorite roles include Sister Aloysius (Doubt), Nat (Rabbit Hole), Martha (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) and Mom. A soloist with Mary Anthony Dance Theatre and Susan Jacobson & Dancers, she choreographed and performed in Letting Go which premiered at Lincoln Center’s Dance on Camera Festival. She is a member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA and Theatre Artists Workshop.

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Melody is a proud member of Theatre Artists Workshop, Actors Equity, AFTRA, and SAG. She portrayed 3 murderous women, set on revenge, in Rosemary Foley’s
The Book Lover for the Workshop benefit Down the Rabbit Hole. She appeared in two of Jack Rushton’s 7 Easy Pieces for Greenwich Theatre Co. and received a “Best Supporting Actress” nomination from Broadway World for her portrayal of May in Thrown Stone’s USA premiere of Milk. Melody frequently directs, most recently Trio, Richard III, Meet Me in the Lobby for recent Workshop Benefits, Five Days Four Nights by Fran Dorf for The Palace in Stamford, directed and portrayed Ann Sullivan Macy in Little Island of Joy for New Canaan Tent, the Workshop, The Lighthouse. She directed Off Broadway Occupations by Trevor Griffiths, and for national & regional theaters. She adapted and directed The Nose for Play With Your Food. Melody is a 12-year veteran of the Tony & Obie winning San Francisco Mime Troupe, ensemble member of Modern Times Theater, performing internationally. Commissioned to write/direct a touring production resulted in Canaries and Sitting Ducks, Tales from Love Canal. Teaching credits include: Vassar, Muhlenberg, Fordham, Housatanic Community College, Playmaking Workshops for Westport Country Playhouse. She is a past VP of Theatre Artists Workshop.

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Longtime advertising copywriter, devoted husband to Alice, and inveterate ham, Alex Kroll, is a voiceover artist represented by Arcieri Talent NYC. From his earliest memories imitating Bugs Bunny, to disrupting his elementary school homeroom, to providing “Scratch” editing tracks for harried agency producers, he has been making funny voices his entire life. All of which means that his pursuit of higher education may have been completely unnecessary. School, however, afforded him the opportunity to play Orgon in
Tartuffe, Big Jule in Guys and Dolls, Sheriff Ed Earl Dod in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Oronte in The Misanthrope, Judge-Preacher in The Rimers of Eldritch, Smirnov in Chekhov's The Bear, Julius Caesar in Shakespeare's tragedy, and to learn enough Russian to land him in a Moscow jail. Currently, he exults in offering voiceover stylings for most excellent clients Boar’s Head and TUMS. Kroll’s 2003 novel, Fourth & Gogol: The True Story of Russia’s Top-Secret American Football Program, sold dozens of copies. Mainly to himself.

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Dan is an award-winning, published playwright, screenwriter and actor who has appeared on stages nationwide. Works he's written have received productions across Europe and North America (including The White House) featuring Emmy-winning, Tony-winning and Oscar-winning actors. He is the book writer of
Grumpy Old Men: the Musical which received its east- and west-coast premieres at the Ogunquit Playhouse featuring Hal Linden and Sally Struthers, and the The La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts featuring Cathy Rigby and Ken Page. Both productions were greeted with rave reviews, with six productions scheduled across the U.S. in 2023. Graduate: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles. TV includes: Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Conviction, Blind Justice, Conan O’Brien. Dan is writer, director and star of the award-winning web series, Covid Couple, which was recognized by the San Francisco Indie Short Festival, Malibu Film Festival and won the Award of Excellence in the WRPN.TV Global Webisode Competition.

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As a New York actress, Emilie premiered leading roles in five original musicals and in several plays Off-Broadway. She has starred in professional regional productions of
Deathtrap, The Respectful Prostitute, She Loves Me, The Robber Bridegroom, Threepenny Opera, and Oklahoma! and played supporting roles in The Sound of Music, As You Like It, Peter Pan, Camelot, Carousel, and more, and has appeared in musical revues and concerts across the country. As a classical singer, Emilie performed as Violetta in La Traviata, Nedda in Pagliacci, Eudoxie in La Juive, and the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute. Her professional choral experience includes singing in concert with the Camarata Singers and Leonard Bernstein, and performing extensively domestically and internationally with the professional choir of Trinity Church, Wall Street. Her professional choral work can be heard on Columbia and Naxos Records. In addition to her academic training at Carnegie Mellon University, The Julliard School (BM Degree), and The University of Wales Trinity St. David (PG Cert.), Emilie studied with renowned opera singers Eleanor Steber, Rose Bampton, and Brenda Lewis, as well as with theatrical giant Robert Lewis. She is Adjunct Professor of Music and Theatre at the University of Bridgeport. Emilie is a member of NATS, AEA, and SAG, and a member and past president of the Theatre Artists Workshop.

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Randy is delighted to be working with the Theater Artists Workshop again. He co-produced and played the role of Johnny Pope, Jr. in A Hatful of Rain at the Samuel Beckett Theater on Theater Row. Other theater work includes My Mother, My Sister & Me at the DR2 Theater and Cabaret Emigre at the Lion Theater, also on Theater Row. You may have seen him as Charlotte's really bad date on Sex & the City. His other television roles include Billions, BULL, As the World Turns, Guiding Light, One Life to Live, Law & Order and many others. Randy has also done tons of voice-over work for national and regional products, including an ostrich race at a Tennessee racetrack. His award-winning screenplay First Lady of Baseball is going to star renowned actor Eric Roberts and is inching its way toward production. He is a big fan of Rosemary Foley's writing and happy to be a part of tonight's benefit! You can contact him at

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Elizabeth lives in Norwalk and has performed across the country in plays, musicals, and film/TV. She was previously nominated for a NY Innovative Theatre Award for her two woman show David's RedHaired Death. Select regional credits: Sexy Laundry (Millbrook Playhouse), The Diary of Anne Frank (Playhouse on Park), To Kill A Mockingbird (Queen's Theatre) Brighton Beach Memoirs (Broward Stage Door Theatre). BFA Acting Point Park University/Pittsburgh Playhouse. MS Ed. Theatre CUNY City College of New York.

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Kimberly is delighted to return to the Greenwich Theater Company! She and her husband, Allan, recently finished a successful run of their 2-person show, “Zeller & Squires” at Legacy Theatre in Branford, CT. Off-Off Broadway: Winnie-Summer Cabin. National Arts Club NYC: Rachel in
The Girl In The Red Dress. NYC Players Club: Susanna Shakespeare-The Lives of Shakespeare. Yale Rep: Ensemble-Ivanov (Director Oleg Yefremov/Moscow Art Theatre). Long Wharf Theatre: Delightful in Dearly Departed (original cast). Music Theatre of CT: Flo in The Committee and Susan in If Only in My Dreams. Greenwich Theatre Co: Bea in “The Beekeeper” and Elise in “The Difference.” San Francisco’s Phase One: Tessy in The Miss Firecracker Contest. CitiArts: Rachel in Alabama Rain and Suzanne in Dearly Departed (west coast premiere). Sacramento’s Garbeau’s Dinner Theatre: Nurse Kelly in Harvey, McCue in The Front Page and The Maid in Murder On The Nile. Kimberly holds a BFA in Acting from UCONN & has studied at A.C.T. in San Francisco. Co-founder: former Amarante’s Dinner Theatre in New Haven, CT. Proud member: AEA; SAG-AFTRA; CT League of Professional Theatre Women & CT Theatre Artists Workshop.  

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Allan has worked in Theatre, Film, Television and Radio for over 40 years. His last stage appearance was this last May opposite his wife Kimberly Squires in their two-person show
Zeller & Squires at the Legacy Theatre in Branford CT. Some other credits and Theatres include: multiple roles in 7 Easy Pieces at the Greenwich Theatre Co., The Sacramento Theatre Co., CitiArts Theatre, Theatre Artists of Marin, Roger Rocha’s Music Hall, 2nd Space Theatre, Theatre Works, Music Theatre of CT., The Schoolhouse Theatre, Penguin Rep., Stray Kats Theatre and the Players Theatre (NYC). At the National Arts Club-NYC, Allan has aided many playwrights in bringing to life for the first time various historical and fictional characters such as Henrik Ibsen in Strindberg’s Dollhouse, Nathanial Hawthorne in Mortal Friends, The Earl of Essex in Shakespeare and the Hearts Desire, Grayson in The Girl in the Red Dress, Theodore Roosevelt in Teddy and the River and Joseph Stalin in Danse Macabre. Recently, at the Actors Temple Theatre (NYC) Allan brought to life Dr. Benjamin Simon in the new play The Interrupted Journey. Allan is also a long-time playing member of the theatre company Play With Your Food here in CT.

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Ms. Kingsley is Connecticut based, and has been involved in many aspects of theatre for the last 25 years. Currently she is working as SM for the
Play With Your Food series of Staged readings out of Westport, Southport, and Greenwich. Previous shows include: A Christmas Carol (PSM), The Winter's Tale (PSM), The Adventures of Pericles (PSM), Henry VIII (PSM), and The Merchant of Venice (PSM) Valley Shakespeare Festival, A Virtual Reading of Her Mistress (SM) a new play by Kelly Burr, and 7 Easy Pieces (PSM) Greenwich Theatre Company. Kristen has been a member of the Actor's Equity Association since 2019.