The Waterbury Festival Playhouse -- Central Vermont's only Semi-Professional Theater

Noises Off

noises1 (42K)

Directed by George Pierce
Written by Michael Frayn
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Shows Wed. 8/2 - Sat. 8/5, Wed. 8/9 - Sat. 8/12, Wed. 8/16 - Sat. 8/19

This wonderful Broadway hit is a farce about a farce. The play opens with a touring company dress rehearsing a fictitious show "Nothing On". Noises Off offers the opportunity to look at this production from many different angles, both figuratively and literally. This show offers no rest for its audience. Its fast pace and witty writing makes for wonderful entertainment.

The Cast
Dotty Otley
Lloyd Dallas
Garry Lejeune
Brooke Ashton
Poppy Norton-Taylor
Frederick Fellowes
Belinda Blair
Tim Allgood
Selsdon Mowbray
Ginger Pierce
Jonathan Fuller
Michael LeMay
Jenifer Tuck
Maggie Ferreira
Bryan Wockley
Betsy Whyte
Marcel Freda
David Lagala

The Crew
Asst. Director
George Pierce
Tony Tambasco
Ginger Pierce
Evelyn Frey

Maggie_Ferreira (2K) Maggie Ferreira
With only one stage performance under her belt in The Rocky Horror Show Maggie feels fortunate to be joining this talented cast. Orginally from Mystic, CT she now calls Montpelier her home where she ships "The World's Best Cheddar " and lives with her partner Drew.
Marcel_Freda (3K) Marcel Freda
has been acting for 10 years during which some of his favorite roles have been, Clifford Anderson in Deathtrap, Stanly Gardner in Run for your Wife, Argan in The Imaginary Invalid and of course Tim in Noises off. When not acting he is currently the director of the Peoples Academy Drama club in Morrisville, where he and his brilliant cast are fresh off of a trip to the New England Drama Festival.
Jonathan_Fuller (2K) Jonathan Fuller
was born in Maine and grew up in Vermont. He has been acting since childhood in educational, community and professional film and theatre. His secret identity is that of a computer programmer.
David_Lagala (3K) David Lagala
lives with his wife Louise and their three cats in Waterbury. He has performed locally with the Lamoille County Players, The Barre Players, The Stowe Theater Guild, The Montpelier Theater Guild and at Unadilla Theater (he enjoys doing this).
Michael_Lemay (2K) Michael LeMay
has been active in Central Vermont theater for many years. He had acted with and/or directed for the Barre Players, Montpelier Theatre Guild, Valley Players, Unadilla Theatre and Echo Valley Community Arts. Among his favorite roles have been "John Jasper" in Drood, "Rev John Hale" in The Crucible, "Renfield" in Dracula and "Joseph" in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Mike lives in Moretown with his wife, Sherry, and their animal brood.
Ginger_Pierce (2K) Ginger Pierce
was bitten by the theater bug about ten years ago when her husband persuaded her to audition for Woodchuck in Woz.He hasn't been able to get her off the stage since. Some favorite roles include Belinda in Noises Off, Bella in Lost in Yonkers, and Kate in Dancing at Lughnasa. In real life Ginger enjoyes gardening, collecting costume pieces, and her six kids with husband, George.
George_Pierce (1K) George Pierce
lives with his wife and 6 children in Stowe, and has directed at Quarryworks, Stowe, and for the Lamoille County Players. He got involved in theater in High School, when he realized, that's where all the fun girls were. His wife plays the role of Dotty.
Jenifer_Tuck (2K) Jenifer Tuck
was born and raised in Syracuse, NY and lives in Waitsfield with her husband Dennis Derryberry, their two little daughters, Lila and Claudia, and their yellow lab, Beasley. She made her stage debut in 2003 as Truvy in “Steel Magnolias” and has never looked back. “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” with the Valley Players was Jenifer's first musical theater experience. When not parading around on stage, Jenifer teaches Economics at the Community College of Vermont.
Betsy_Whyte (1K) Betsy Whyte
has performed with a number of area theater groups including Lyric Theatre, Stowe Theatre Guild, and the Essex Community Players. Favorite roles have included Miss Hannigan in "Annie", Nellie Forbush in "South Pacific", Hodel in "Fiddler on the Roof", and Princess Winnifred in "Once Upon a Mattress." She lives in Richmond, home of the Round Church and the best Chicken Pie Supper in Vermont.
Bryan_Wockley (2K) Bryan Wockley
was born and raised in southern Maryland. Most recently, he has acted in and produced shows with the Ohio Valley Summer Theater, The Valley Players and the Stowe Theatre Guild. His favorite roles include the “Manager” in Out of Order, “Detective Davenport” in Funny Money, and “Frank Bryant” in Educating Rita. Bryan lives in Waitsfield with his fiancé Sarah and their two furry friends.