Meet the Cast of Burning Up the Dictionary for There Will Be Words

Hello folks! I know that this blog has been all-nerd-all-the-time lately in prep for True Believers, but I hope you haven’t forgotten that we have a reading of Meron Langsner’s Burning Up the Dictionary coming up on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 PM at Trident Booksellers & Cafe (which means you can buy coffee/beer/wine/food while you hear the play!)

We’ll have an interview with Local Playwright Meron Langsner up on this blog soon, but first I want to take a moment to introduce you to our fantastic cast for the reading!

Joseph Edward Metcalfe is a graduate in theater performance from Salem State University. This year he was a one of the top 16 finalist in the in Region 1 for The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) and was personally selected to attend the National Festival in Washington D.C. Past theater credits included: Balthazar in Our Lady of 121st Street (SSU), Hal in Proof (Marblehead Little Theater), Achilles in Ghosts of Troy (SSU), Brodin in Red Noses (SSU), and Dorian Gray in The Picture of Dorian Gray (Ghostlight Theater Co.). Joseph will be an acting apprentice starting at the end of July in the 2012-2013 apprentice company at The Actors Theater in Louisville, KY and will be part of the 37th annual Humana Festival of New American Plays.

Caitlyn Conley has a degree in theatre arts from Westfield State University. Her recent credits include Wandaleria (Argos Productions), Tom Sawyer in Huck Finn (New Rep on Tour), The Effect of Gamma Rays (Happy Medium Theatre), The Blue Room (A workshop production directed by Paula Plum), Twelfth Night (Summer Festival Theatre) and Farragut North (Zeitgeist Stage). Caitlyn is also an Acting and Improv teacher for Merrimack Rep as well as founder of her own theatre education company for children, Cookie Jar Kids.

And our lovely Literary Associate Zach Winston will be reading stage directions. We’re hoping to see all your bright and shining faces there!

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