Liz Adams (Lady Macbeth/Capulet) is overjoyed to work with the entire BSC team. Recent work: Mercedes/Chop in Plank (Alley Cat Theatre), Vivian in Wit (Hub Theatre Co. of Boston – IRNE award, Best Actress & Best Production, Fringe), Zetta in Dog Act (Theatre on Fire – IRNE nominee, Best Production, Fringe), Cherry Pie in A Beautiful Day in November… (Apollinaire Theatre – Norton Award, Best Production, Fringe), Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (It’s a Fiasco, Cambridge), Jacques in As You Like It (Merely Players, Cambridge). In addition to a heavy performance schedule of traditional plays, she works regularly with new play development, performs as a troupe member with The Murder Mystery Company New England and with Pazzi Lazzi commedia dell’arte troupe, and teaches in the Boston Public Schools and elsewhere. Her work has taken her to the New York International Fringe Festival, the Kennedy Center, and to theaters large and small throughout Greater Boston. She holds a master’s degree from Emerson College in Theatre Education. Upcoming: touring productions of Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet with Bay Colony Shakespeare Co. Website: http://thereallizadams.wixsite.com/mysite
Boston area actor-playwright, baritone, and dramaturg. Recent credits: Brutus in Julius Caesar (Praxis Stage); American Moor, J.A.S.O.N. (Office of War Information- Bureau of Theater, resident playwright-dramaturg); Shahnameh: The Tale of King Zahak, Blind Owl, The Apartment, Fish Trees (Boston Experimental Theater Company, resident member); The Cellos’ Dialogues (Boston Conservatory); Macbeth (It’s a Fiasco); Singing Bones (Fool’s Journey); and The Werewolf (WholeTone Opera). His new play Berlin; or, The Part of You That Wants It: A Musical Comedy Love Story (Written by Accident) will be performed this season at Office of War Information.
Liz is delighted to return to Bay Colony Shakespeare Company after playing Ophelia in Hamlet in 2014. Liz hails from the Bay Colony and is now a Boston based actor, educator and
kid entertainer/clown. She has worked with The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse for many summers as an amphitheatre player where credits include Romeo & Juliet (Mercutio), Comedy of Errors (Adriana), Twelfth Night (Maria), Taming of the Shrew (Grumio) and The Three Musketeers (Sabine). In Boston, she is part of the US pilot company of the UK hit, Sh!tfaced Shakespeare with Magnificent Bastard Productions, for which she has performed in Boston and in Edinburgh. Liz has traveled the U.S. and Mexico on children’s theatre tours with Missoula Children’s Theatre, The National Theatre for Arts & Education and The American Family Theatre. She is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College in Vermont and the British American Drama Academy in London.
Raisa Hoffman, Marshfield native, is thrilled to return for another season with the Bay Colony Shakespeare Company. She studied Acting at Emerson College, where she graduated from in May 2015 and has appeared in three seasons with the Bay Colony Shakespeare Company as Conrade in “Much Ado About Nothing,” Hermia in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Mopsa in “The Winter’s Tale,” Malcom/Witch in “Macbeth,” Ophelia in “Hamlet,” and Olivia in “Twelfth Night.” Other credits include Brooke/Vicki in “Noises Off” with the Priscilla Beach Theatre, Hero in “Much Ado About Nothing,” and Hermia/Helena in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, and Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet” with Pigeon Cry Productions in Somerville, MA.
Meghan is thrilled to be making her BCSC debut! Hailing from Southborough, Meghan is a Massachusetts native and Boston-based actor. She has just recently graduated with a BA in Theatre Arts & English from Boston College in May 2017. Favorite BC credits include Constellations (Marianne), The Servant of Two Masters (Smeraldina), Honor, Shame and Violence: A Shakespeare Anthology Project (Mercutio), and Carousel (Mrs. Mullin). Meghan is excited to take on the roles of Benvolio in Romeo & Juliet and one of the witches in Macbeth for the BCSC.
David Makransky is a Boston-area actor with a great passion for theatre as a social mechanism. A recent graduate from Boston College, David has spent considerable time working with BC’s Prison Arts Outreach and Theatre for Youth programs. Favorite recent credits include Che (Evita) and Truffaldino (Servant of Two Masters) at Boston College, and Trinculo (The Tempest) at the Sterling Renaissance Festival. He is delighted to take on the part of Romeo with BCSC, and hopes to continue using theatre to educate, inspire, and effect social change.
Alexander Narcotta: Alexander is thrilled to be making his debut with BCSC. Alex is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College with a BFA in Acting. Some of his most recent roles include: Donado in Tis’ Pity She’s A Whore, Herr Gabor in Spring Awakening, Cleon in Pericles Prince of Tyre all at MMC. Other credits include: Rev. Jonathan Witherspoon/Understudy John Hancock in 1776 at The Company Theatre. He would like to thank his mom for her continual guidance and support and all his friends and professors over the years for instilling the drive to pursue his dreams.
Cody Sloan is thrilled to make his BCSC debut! Recent credits include: Men on Boats (SpeakEasy Stage Company); Amadeus (Moonbox Productions); Gay Shorts (Open Theatre Project); Daughter of Venus (Artists’ Theater of Boston); The Extraordinary Fall of the Four-Legged Woman (NY Fringe Festival); This is Our Youth, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, and Brighton Beach Memoirs (Boston University). He is proud to have studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the American Conservatory Theater. www.codydsloan.com
A Boston based actor, Stewart has worked with numerous theatre companies, including Priscilla Beach Theatre, Theatre on Fire, Central Square Theatre, Wheelock Family Theatre, and Weston Playhouse. He is a graduate of Solano College’s Actor Training Program. He can regularly be seen performing with Mystery Cafe, Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare and Bye-Bye Liver.
Sam Terry (Mercutio) is thrilled to be performing with Bay Colony Shakespeare for the first time. Recent Boston stage credits include Julius Caesar (Praxis Stage), DESIRE (Zeitgeist Stage Company), Brilliant Adventures (Apollinaire Theatre Company), The Birds and the Bees (Sleeping Weazel), Lizzie Stranton (The Nora), and The Midnight Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo (Puppet Showplace Theatre). Sam graduated from Emerson College with a B.A. in Theatre Studies: Acting and Directing.
Rachel Tondreault is a Boston-based actor who is excited to be working with the Bay Colony Shakespeare Company. Rachel has studied Voice for over 18 years and taken Acting Master Classes focused on Classical Theatre for the past eight. She also holds certification as a RYT 200 Advanced Yoga instructor and a Krav Maga Advanced Brown Belt in Martial Arts. She has won the Irene Ryan Scholarship, which provides recognition, honor and financial assistance to outstanding student performers wishing to pursue further education. Rachel looks forward to working with students and educators across Massachusetts and developing future audiences!
Steve Vaughan is an English actor and Boston import; recently appearing for Newton Nomadic Theater in Frank McGuiness’s powerful hostage drama, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me. In his native Welsh border lands, whilst at school, Steve began writing and performing his own plays, later gaining a drama degree and briefly teaching in London schools. Returning home to Hereford, he acted and directed with three local theater companies and the resident professional theater (The Courtyard) in plays as diverse as Hamlet, Oleanna, Amadeus, Dracula, Equus, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Duchess of Malfi, Richard III, Popcorn and Art. He played Lucky in an acclaimed Waiting for Godot which resulted in an invitation to reprise the role in Turin, Italy. He has directed Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party and John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men and a college production of King Ubu. He also sings bass in the Chorus of the Christmas Revels at Sanders Theater, Cambridge in which has also played an English dragon and an Acadian farmer. Also in the name of ‘art’… he has performed a solo contemporary dance piece (in pyjamas) to the sinister soundtrack of David Byrne’s A Walk in the Dark; played a pantomime cow in a field of real cows; danced around a druidic microwave oven in a forest; and played keyboard in a fund raising (comic relief) band Nose Such Thing.