is thrilled to join the cast of Oklahoma! for her first show at Plaza Theatre Co! Favorite roles include Annie in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Artisan Center Theatre, Guenevere in CAMELOT at Family Music Theatre, and Golde in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Dallas Baptist University. Amy holds a BA in Music from DBU, and is beginning her second year of teaching voice lessons in Birdville Independent School District. Many thanks to the directors and charming cast for making this show such a pleasant experience!
This marks Ben’s first production at Plaza Theatre Co, or anywhere else south of DFW for that matter! He is much obliged to be working under the vision of the Barrus pack, after having previously worked with them in shows such as BIG RIVER as Tom Sawyer, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF as Fyedka, and JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT as The Butler at Artisan Center Theatre. He appreciates their trust in him to take
on Wirly. For Ben, school’s out for the summer, where he played the greaser Kenickie. Ben is thankful this show doesn’t call for hair gel, and he hopes all will enjoy Oklahoma!
is very excited to be making her debut performance at Plaza Theatre Co. Some of her favorite roles include Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Sylvia in SYLVIA, Sabrina in SABRINA FAIR, and Maggie (as well as Diana) in LEND ME A TENOR.
(Ado Annie, Laurie)
is an 18 yr. old Vocal Performance Major at the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor. Her recent performances include: Aldonza, in "Man of La Mancha" and Hansel, from the Opera "Hansel and Gretel." While at CHS, she was Tzeitel in "Fiddler on the Roof" and in "Pirates of Penzance." Thanks to Jaceson and Tina for the oppurtunity, and special thanks to her family and friends for their constant support!
finds nothing greater than returning to Cleburne (which is seeming more and more like his second home) for his fourth performance on the PTC stage. After having introduced the company as Tom in THE MAN WITH THE POINTED TOES, he returned as Linus in YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN and was honored to step in for a couple of performances as Reverend Oglethorpe in SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN. He is currently juggling 70 miles of space between Cleburne and Richardson to perform in DAMN YANKEES at the same time. Not a problem for the chance to work with his close friends the Silers and the Barruses. Other favorites include GODSPELL, 7 BRIDES FOR 7 BROTHERS, and BIG RIVER, and he hopes to rack up many more in the near
is in his first production with Plaza Theatre and is so excited to have been cast as Ali Hakim in this legendary musical and to work alongside a wonderful cast of talented people. It has been nothing but pure joy to study and be directed by JaceSon and Tina. He is enjoying playing this part a great deal and it ranks up there with Nathan Detroit (Guys & Dolls, WVU), Trapper John McIntyre (M*A*S*H #4077, UMKC) and Paul Bratter (Barefoot in the Park, UMKC). A special and heartfelt thanks with love and devotion go to his wife of just over one year, Sarah who without her support would not have made this possible for him. May God bless you and yours and I hope you enjoy the show.
JASON ROBERT VILLARREAL
is excited to make his Plaza theatre Co debut. This is Jason's 2nd
musical experince, his first being Old man strong/ Hot Blades Harry in URINETOWN. Jason is a BFA performance major at UTA and has been seen in other shows such as BURY THE DEAD, THE SERPENT, THE GOLEM, THE SINS OF SOR JUANA, THE LAST VIRGIN FROM LAS VEGAS, and many more. He would like to thank the Lord for all His blessings. To his family: I love you muncho Monthon.
is excited to be in another Plaza Theatre Co production. You may remember her as Vera Sanders in SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN which just closed last month. Favorite roles include Miss Hannigan in ANNIE, Golde in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, disciple in GODSPELL and multiple characters in Theatre Arlington’s production of LUCKY STIFF. Past experience includes director, choreographer, studio vocalist, vocal coach, percussionist and live sound engineer. Darcy enjoys serving as vocalist/percussionist and drama leader at her church, and her day job in
the financial planning arena. I’m so excited for Plaza Theatre and the Cleburne community, and look forward
to opportunities to work with you in the future.
G. AARON SILER
loves playing at Plaza Theatre Co here in Cleburne! You may remember him as Burl Sanders in SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN. Favorite roles include Pap in BIG RIVER, Charlie in YOU'RE A GOOD MAN
CHARLIE BROWN, and Levi in JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT. He has a wonderful wife, Milette, and three wonderful kids. Yaahhmmmnnn.
JACESON P. BARRUS
says playing here at Plaza Theatre is a dream come true for him. He has spent his life working and performing in the theater and counts Big River, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Lucky Stiff and The Music Man among his favorite productions. In his spare time (what's that?) he loves to watch classic movies and study American Civil War trivia. JaceSon loves to team direct with Tina, his beautiful wife of 14 years and sends his love to his favorite kiddos, Tab, Park, Cam, Edie and Mira.
Is delighted to be a part of this wonderful group and thinks that the talent in this production is overwhelming! Terri has performed musically for many years in various groups and charity functions, but OKLAHOMA! is her first (and favorite) production. "I'm blessed with a supportive family who makes it
possible for me to do this, and I love them more than I can express."
is thrilled to be back at Plaza Theatre Co to work with JaceSon and Tina on another show! Other favorite roles include June in SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN, Bette in HEAVEN CAN WAIT, and Mrs. VannDan in DIARY OF ANNE FRANK. Danielle's passion is theatre and is prosuing a BFA in performance at UTA. She just finished filming her first part in a movie. "Thanks to my wonderful crazy family who is supportive of my career and to my Lord and savior Jesus Christ; I live for Him and Him alone."
(Judge Andrew Carnes)
is pleased to be cast in such an enjoyable musical. Thanks to JaceSon and Tina and to the wonderful talented fellow cast members for all the help and support. James last apperance was as Pawnee Bill in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Artisan Theatre in Hurst. He was also the Doctor in THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at Onstage Theatre in Bedford. His next appearance is as Erronius in A FUNNY THING HAPPEN ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM at Onstage. Special thanks to his loving wife of 41 years, Alieze.
Michael’s first performances came as part of the UIL One Act Play competitions in high school. He played in THE OLD LADY SHOWS HER MEDALS and THE PORCH SWING. Michael is a 7th and 8th grade English teacher in Fort Worth ISD and has been a long time resident of the Cleburne area. His interests include the works of Shakespeare and Civil War history.
(Judge Andrew Carnes)
is thrilled to perform at the Plaza Theatre Co. He is grateful for the abundance God has given, the support of his wife, Marilyn, and the guidance lavished upon him by the Plaza staff. "May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer."
is excited to make her debut appearance in Oklahoma! Chelsea an experienced singer and made the Texas All-State Choir 2006 and 2007. She will be attending Ouachita Baptist University in Arkedelphia, AR in the fall majoring in vocal Performance. Chelsea likes to read, sing, and is an active member in Eastern Heights Church youth group.
(Laure in Dream Ballet)
This soon-to-be-kindergartner has performed as Baby Havila in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and just recently as Woodstock in Plaza Theatre’s YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN. Eden loves to play dress-up, her favorite color is pink, and she is having tons of fun in Oklahoma!
has participated in theatre productions since she was twelve. As a sophomore, she is Drama President at Joshua High School. Her hobbies include drawing and swimming.
is overwhelmed and completely blessed to be apart of her very first community theatre production. She is also very thankful to be working under the direction of two of the most thoughtful and patient directors. "Thank you to all my friends (old and new) and family for encouraging me to do this program and thank you God for allowing this opportunity to happen. Lord, your love is greater than anything."
is happy to be making his first appearance on the Plaza stage. He has acted in many shows throughout the metroplex, and a few of his favorite rolls include: Joe scales, in CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN; Judas/John the Baptist, in GODSPELL; and Bill, in BELLES ON THEIR TOES.
is excited to be back in another production here at Plaza Theatre Co. She is a freshman at Cleburne High School where she was recently awarded "Outstanding Freshman in Choir". Her favorite roles Denise in SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN, Florence in THE CURIOIS SAVAGE and Violet in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. Kaitlin has also enjoyed being in shows with the Carnegie Players including OLIVER TWIST and MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET. Kaitlin would like to thank her parents for finding the time to get her to rehearsal and home in Godley Texas.
is excited to make her debut main stage performance. Favorite credits include stage managing for YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN; SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN; and GODSPELL. Other credits include Holly Housewife in THE TORTOISE, THE HARE, AND THE REALLY CLOSE SHAVE as well as props for THE MAN WITH THE POINTED TOES and sound operator for NOISES OFF. Karen would like to extend a huge thanks to the Barrus’ for giving her the opportunity to be on stage. She is also very grateful to work with and learn from so many wonderful theater friends.
graduated with her BA in theater from TCU. She is currently pursing her MBA, and is very thankful to Tina and JaceSon for this opportunity. She has recently appeared in HEAVEN CAN WAIT as Bette, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE as Elaine, and SEVEN BRIDES... as Dorcas. "Love to my friends and family!"
is very excited to be in her first production at the Plaza Theatre Co and she is glad to work with JaceSon and Tina. One of her favorite roles was as Tigger at CATS in Arlington, where she also ran lights and sound for a few productions. She loves to sing and dance (tap, jazz, hip hop, and pointe) "I would like to thank the Lord for giving me the gifts and abilities that I have to glorify his name."
is the proud 16 year old daughter of Marid and Antonio Morales. This is Lucy's first musical production and she is enjoying working with Tina and JaceSon Barrus and all her wonderful friends. Lucy was voted Miss Personality in her class and also won Miss Congeniality in the 2007 Golden Girl Pagent as well as just voted most enthusiastic in her Chorale Choir class. Lucy loves to go to church, sing, and dance. "I want to thank my Lord and Savior fo all the blessings in my life. I want also thank my family and friends for always being there for me. You guys rock, I love you all!"
is excited to make her stage debut in OKLAHOMA and would like to do more. Recently she won best dance in a local talent show. Stephanie also enjoy's lip-sync and was able to perform with a friend in the 2nd grade. She is currently a student in the 6th grade at Alvarado Middle School and
loves to sing, dance, joke, cheer, play around, and do gymnastics. "I want to thank Tina, JaceSon, Aaron, and Milette for all of there help and support. I send love to Mom, Dad, Eric, Devlin."
This is Stephen's first appearance at Plaza and he's thrilled to be working with JaceSon and Tina for the first time. He's been in THE LION THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE and YANKEE DOODLE DANDIES at CATS in Arlington. He is home schooled and enjoys playing the guitar, piano, and singing. "I'm not sure what I'll be doing in the future, but plan to honor God in whatever it is. Thanks to Mom and Dad, Michael, Tim, Rebekah, and Jesus for always being there."
is very excited to be in her first community theatre performance. She was previously seen in BURY THE DEAD and GOLEM at UTA. She has enjoyed this amazing experience and fabulous cast. She wants to thank her ever supporting family, Robi Wan, and love of her live Matt.
is a Cleburne resident and will be starting school at Dallas Baptist University this fall. TJ was a Russian dancer in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with Carnegie Players and enjoys playing drums, keytar, making indie films with friends, and taking Chelsea to the box social. "Thanks to Jesus, my peace and solace, my super-steady gal Chelsea Cunningham, and to my great family and friends."