Aaron is filled with "darkness and grief and unspeakable sorrow" to be your host as the affable, inconstant, and naive Gomez in this, his 20th Plaza production! This is truly a "bucket-list" role that any musical theatre actor hopes to do justice with, and here he gets to fulfill that dream right in arguably his favorite theatre! Recently on the Plaza boards Aaron portrayed Julian in 42ND STREET and Sky Masterson in GUYS AND DOLLS. Around the metroplex, some of Aaron's favorite roles include Sancho in MAN OF LA MANCHA, Val in LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, Nathan Detroit in GUYS AND DOLLS, and is a Column Award Recipient and Board Member. Aaron is currently a Front-End Developer for Orthofix in Lewisville and lives in Grapevine with his paramour and "creature of constant surprises" Jacey Smith. "All the love and respect to Jacey, Siler, Doug, Tabitha, Jaceson, Tina, Milette, mom, and countless others for support and encouragement throughout the process of bringing this fantastic role to life! Lo q
Caitlan is thrilled to be back on the Plaza Theatre Co. stage having taken a short break to start a family! Some of her favorite roles at PTC include Narrator in JOSEPH…DREAMCOAT, Heidi in [title of show], Rose in BYE, BYE BIRDIE, Marge in BREAKING UP…DO and Crystal in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Caitlan has also performed with the Granbury Theatre Co. in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, GODSPELL, and LITTLE WOMEN. Other favorite shows include SEUSSICAL, THE BOYFRIEND, and THOROUGHLY...MILLIE. She was a member of Kids Who Care for 5 years and performed with them at Disney World and off - Broadway. Caitlan graduated from TCU with a Bachelor's degree in education. She sang with the TCU Concert Chorale and performed with them at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Caitlan teaches theatre arts at Granbury Middle School. She is blessed to have a loving, supportive husband to share the stage with and a completely adorable 5 month old baby girl who loves to sing along during rehearsals!
Meredith Stowe is seriously thrilled to be making her debut performance at PlazaCo! Previous roles include Milly Pontipee in SEVEN BRIDES...BROTHERS, Jo March in LITTLE WOMEN, Ariel Moore in FOOTLOOSE, and Mary Jane Wilkes in BIG RIVER, all at Artisan Center Theatre. Most recently she played Elizabeth Frankenstein in BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN at Pocket Sandwich Theatre. She would like to thank her friends and family for all their love and support. To God be the glory! John 16:33
Brandon is thrilled to be playing Lucas in THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Plaza Theatre Co. This will be his Plaza debut. Most recently he played Redfang in BIG FISH at Casa Manana. Credits include Jay in LOST IN YONKERS, Judas in GODSPELL, Baby John in WEST SIDE STORY, Yonkers in GYPSY, and Lord Savage in JEKYLL AND HYDE. Brandon thanks God, his friends, and family for the constant support in doing what he loves.
This is Jack's first show at Plaza Theatre and he is so thankful and excited to be a part of The Addams Family. Jack is enrolled at Texas Christian University majoring in Communication with a Business minor. At TCU he was in their productions of Assassins and Spring Awakening. He would like to thank his Mom, Dad, and Jordan for supporting him
Henry is thrilled to be back on the Plaza stage with this fantastic cast! You may remember him from other performances here at Plaza such as Jimmy Bean in POLLYANNA, Young Shrek/Pig in SHREK THE MUSICAL, Mayor of Munchkinland in WIZARD OF OZ, Linus in A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, Jojo in SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL, Louis Leonowens in KING AND I, Randolph in BYE, BYE BIRDIE, and the little boy in RAGTIME. His other acting credits include: Charlie Bradley in THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER (Carnegie), Billy and Yeshua in THE PROMISE, River City Boy in THE MUSIC MAN (Lyric stage), Oliver in OLIVER! (ACT), and Chip in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (ACT). Opera credits include Amahl in AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS. Henry attends Travis Academy of Fine Arts where he studies music, art, violin, and musical theater. He also studies tap with Gracey Tune and Eli at Arts 5th Avenue. He would like to thank Mr. Aaron for believing in him and pushing him to make Pugsley a dedicated troublemaker.
G. AARON SILER
(Uncle Fester / Director)
Aaron is one of the four founding producers of Plaza Theatre Company and has performed in many different shows here such as Shrek in SHREK THE MUSICAL, Tevye in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Nicely Nicely Johnson in GUYS AND DOLLS, Horton in SEUSSICAL, Charlie Brown in GOOD MAN...CHARLIE BROWN, Buffalo Bill in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, and many more. Aaron has also won multiple Column Awards including Best Actor in a Musical (as Tevye in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF), Best Director, Best Scenic Design, and Best Sound Design, and the Rudy Seppy Volunteer Award. Aaron is a proud father of three wonderful kids and husband to Milette Siler.
Keli price is thrilled to be slathering on a nice coat of latex, slipping on some granny shoes, and sporting a spectacular shade of grey for this amazing show. She has been involved in community theatre for over 15 years and has had the pleasure of holding a few roles, directing, and choreographing. Her most recent accomplishment being choreographer for Carnegie Players LES MISERABLES. She would like to tip her grey wig to her amazing children Austin and Jordan, and her husband, Duane for always supporting her passion for the theatre.
Josh is excited to return to the Plaza Theatre Co. stage! Some of his favorite roles at PTC include Orin in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Gabe in BREAKING UP…DO, Albert in BYE, BYE BIRDIE, a quick step-in run as a gangster in DROWSY CHAPERONE, Bert Healy in ANNIE, Mingo in CRAZY FOR YOU and Levi in JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT. Josh has also performed with Granbury Theatre Co. as John the Baptist/Judah in GODSPELL, Charles Dickens in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and Professor Bhaer in LITTLE WOMEN. Other shows include OKLAHOMA!, NO, NO NANETTE, and WIZARD OF OZ at Birdville HS, as well as THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER, GET FOUND KID, and CHOICES at the Scott Theatre. He was a member of Kids Who Care for two years and performed with them off-Broadway. He would like to thank God and his loving wife for always believing in him.
Susan Metzger is so pleased to be back at Plaza in Cleburne! Susan's very first job after Baylor was as a DJ for KCLE! She was also delighted to play Dolly in Hello Dolly with Plaza! Susan has performed in theatres all over the metroplex. She was most recently seen as the Witch in INTO THE WOODS with The Grand Prairie Arts Council, and before that as Guido's Mother in NINE at Lyric Stage in Irving. Like her charater Alice, Susan has experience as an excentric, over-the-top wife and mother... she is married to her high school/college sweetheart Rob and is the mother to 2 amazing daughters, who are both actresses! "Thanks to Aaron and Doug for allowing me the opportnity to unleash my inner Alice!! Colossians 3:17"
JAY is honored to be performing in his 28th Plaza show. His most recent endeavors have included the direction of Plaza's 42ND STREET, Prof. Callahan in Granbury's LEGALLY BLONDE, Mr. Archer in KISS & TELL, Vinnie in THE ODD COUPLE, Thenardier in LES MISERABLES for Cleburne's Carnegie Players, Mr. Arnott in ENCHANTED APRIL and Mr. Mushnik in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Favorite roles include Tevye, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF; Rev. Moore, FOOTLOOSE; Arthur, CAMELOT; Horace VanderGelder, HELLO DOLLY; Daddy Warbucks, ANNIE; and Ben Franklin, 1776. Jay is the principal at Crosstimbers Academy, a 9-12 charter school in Weatherford. Kisses, a dozen roses and a standing ovation for his supporting wife, both onstage and off, Shauna.
(Choreographer / Female Ancestor 1)
Tabitha is having a blast working on The Addams Family! She is a drama, dance, and musical theatre teacher by day, both a James Madison Christian Academy and at Plaza Academy. In her spare time she loves to choreograph and perform. Favorite choreography credits include WEST SIDE STORY, 42ND STREET, and FOOTLOOSE all at PlazaCo. Favorite roles include Eponine in LES MIS with Carnegie Players, Peggy Sawyer in 42ND STREET, and Ariel in FOOTLOOSE both at PlazaCo. Tabi is thrilled to start her next project, playing Denise Sanders in SANDERS FAMILY CHRISTMAS. She would like to thank Aaron for the opportunity to work on this show, and the cast for making her stuff look smashing. She sends love to all of her awesome students, whom she loves with all her heart, and to her wonderful family who is her everything. Above all, she thanks her Heavenly Father for her gifts and opportunities. "Love triumphs at last!"
(Female Ancestor 1)
Meagan is beyond grateful to be in her first Plaza main stage show! Meagan is a senior at Cleburne High School where she is a member of the Chorale, Beta Club, and Exchangettes.This spine-tingling show is her 2nd full length musical. Meagan's most recent role was jet ensemble in WEST SIDE STORY with Plaza Academy.She has also performed with Cleburne High School's theatre department as Lady Macbeth in MACBETH, Mrs. Whiskers in YES VIRGINIA..., Marian in ROBIN HOOD, quick stand-in as Katherine in RADIUM GIRLS, and a Wood Nymph in NARNIA: LWW. She would like to dedicate all her performances to her cousin Christoper Ramirez.Meagan thanks her very patient and supportive family, cast, and directors as she has ventured into the realm of musical theatre. "Always sparkle and give God the glory!"
(Female Ancestor 2)
is excited to be in her 26th show on the Plaza stage! Favorite roles include Teen Fiona in SHREK THE MUSICAL at PlazaCo, Mary Lenox in THE SECRET GARDEN at Granbury Theatre Company, and Amaryllis in THE MUSIC MAN at Lyric Stage. Eden would also like to send love to send love to her Mom, Dad, Tabitha, Parker, Cameron, Miranda, JJ, and Charlie.
(Female Ancestor 3)
Last seen at Plaza as Corliss Archer in KISS & TELL. Regional credits include Sleeping Beauty in INTO THE WOODS and Louisa Von Trapp in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Lyric Stage; Snow White in SNOW WHITE & THE PRINCE, Wendy in PETER PAN, Becky Thatcher in TOM SAWYER, and BIG FISH at Casa Mañana. Local credits include LES MISERABLES with Carnegie Players; Annie in ANNIE, Ariel in THE LITTLE MERMAID, Belle in BEAUTY & THE BEAST, and Meg Murry in A WRINKLE IN TIME at Artisan Center Theater. Emma would like to thank God, her family, Mr. Siler, and all the Plaza Theatre producers for this opportunity to make light of a rather dark show. John 1:5.
(Female Ancestor 3)
Madison is so excited to be a part of this wonderful production. She is a Senior at Centennial High School where she is a member of National Honor Society and co-captain of the swim team. Madison was last seen at Plaza in KISS AND TELL and WEST SIDE STORY. She would like to thank her parents for always doing so much for her. Shoutout to her Bae, Cameron.
(Female Ancestor 4)
Monica is so excited to be back dancing on the Plaza stage again. She is doing her 12th show at Plaza and some of her favorite roles include, Phyllis in 42ND STREET, Virtue in ANYTHING GOES, and Ruth in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE. She also enjoyed dancing and choreographing CRAZY FOR YOU for Stolen Shakespeare Guild. When Monica is not teaching Kindergarten, she loves being on stage with this amazing cast. "Thanks Plaza for letting me come play again and thanks to my family for letting me out to do what I love doing."
(Male Ancestor 1)
Nolan is very excited to be performing in his 11th plaza production. He is 16 years old and enjoys dance and theater more than anything. His favorite roles on the Plaza stage have been Tommy Banks in FATHER OF THE BRIDE, and Andy in 42nd STREET. His other favorite roles have been Bernardo Nunez in WEST SIDE STORY at Plaza Academy of Fine Arts, Dill Harrel in TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD at Cleburne Carnegie Players, and Leo Ryder in KILROY WAS HERE! at TAFA. He would like to thank Aaron for this awesome opportunity and thanks to His friends and family for all of their love and support! "For even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise." -Victor Hugo
(Male Ancestor 2/Grim Reaper)
David is ecstatic to be a part of such an outstanding production! He is an eighth grader at Travis Academy of Fine Arts and T.E.A.C.H. here in Cleburne. In his spare time, David takes musical theatre and dance classes at Plaza Academy and Casa Mañana. He has done a number of intensives, summer camps and children shows for Plaza Academy and Casa Mañana. Some of David's recent roles have been Neleus in MARY POPPINS, Baby John in WEST SIDE STORY at Plaza Academy, The White Rabbit/Ensemblist in SHREK THE MUSICAL, Ensemble in 42ND STREET and a Wickersham Brother in SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL, all three at Plaza Theatre Company, and John in PETER PAN at Casa Mañana. "Thank you to my family and friends who support me, much love!"
(Male Ancestor 3)
Nathan Salter is extatic to be performing in his first main stage show at Plaza! His most recent show was THE ODD COUPLE with Carnegie Players here in Cleburne as Roy the Accountant. Some of his favorite past roles have been Fredrick in THE SOUND OF MUSIC, A-Rab in WEST SIDE STORY, Student chorus in LES MIS, Nick Bottom in MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Motel the Tailor in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF JR., Mr. Tumnus in LION...WARDROBE, Iago in ALADDIN JR., and Doc Robinson/Chorus in ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER. Nathan will be performing in the role of Hamlet in November and the role of Fred Hollowell in A CHRISTMAS CAROL in December both at Covenant Classical School. In his free time Nathan enjoys drawing, watching Doctor Who and daydreaming about being Spider-Man. If you give him a meal of lemonade, sharp cheese and sourdough bread he will be content for the day. He would like to thank his Mom for all the time and money she has spend in helping and encouraging him to pursue his dreams. He hopes you enjoy the s
TOBY Q. BURRIS
(Male Ancestor 3)
Toby Q. Is extremely exited for the opritunity to be apart of the ADAMS FAMILY. He will be executing the role of Ancestor 3. (Get it? Execute? Cause the ancestors are dead? Haha.)
FREDDY MARTINEZ JR.
(Male Ancestor 4)
Freddy is thrilled to be back on the Plaza stage for another fantastic show! He recently returned from a stint in the mountains of Peru where he studied the art of interpretive dance. You may have recently seen Freddy in MORTAL COMBAT the musical. His future aspirations are to be a tap dancing newsie at Disneyland, a world famous quidditch player, and the oldest member of the Russian Royal Ballet. Freddy believes he is a descendant of Emily Dickinson, and was the creator of Nutella in a past life. His next project will be the world premiere of RUN FORREST RUN: THE MUSICAL STORY OF FORREST GUMP. Freddy would like to thank Cessany M. Ford for writing this lovely bio, even though she has nothing to do with this show. "Viva La France!"
Doug thanks the Lord God for his blessings and his wife, Marla, for her continuing support. This is Doug’s ninth PTC production in which he has served as musical director, having previously directed the music for DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, WHITE CHRISTMAS, 42nd STREET, LITTLE WOMEN, BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO, WEST SIDE STORY (for teen camp 2015), & three summer kid’s musicals, JUNGLE BOOK, ALADDIN & CINDERELLA. Once a nightclub singer throughout New York’s famous “borscht circuit,” Doug’s professional & community theatre experience in Texas, Kansas & New York also includes lead & supporting roles in OKLAHOMA, MAN OF LA MANCHA, A MOST HAPPY FELLA, THE DESERT SONG, FUNNY GIRL, MUSIC MAN, HELLO DOLLY, ANNIE, COLE, THE DROWSEY CHAPERONE, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS…, CRAZY FOR YOU, WHITE CHRISTMAS & BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO. Locally in the last 8 years, he has performed at Lyric Stage in Irving, the Garland Summer Musicals, PTC and has presented over 140 performances for retirement centers,
Lindsay is excited to be working on her fifth production at PlazaCo. One day she will reach the Plaza 20 show club! She has stage managed several shows before, some of her favorites include RAGTIME, WEST SIDE STORY, MAN OF LAMANCHA, CAMELOT, JOSEPH.....DREAMCOAT, BIG RIVER and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Lindsay is a multiple Column Award Winner and she is also on the Board of Directors for The Column Awards. In her free time she can be found at Rangers Ballpark watching her Texas Rangers. A special thanks to her new husband William for letting me indulge in theater again especially right after getting married. Thanks to Shauna for being an AMAZING Assistant Stage Manager and covering me when I was out.. An EXTREMELY HUGE thanks to Aaron for working around her crazy schedule, from, getting married and honeymooning to Rangers baseball, you truly are the BEST EVER.
(Assistant Stage Manager)
Shauna is happy to be back at Plaza for her 19th production. You may remember Shauna in Plaza's STEEL MAGNOLIAS and WIZARD OF OZ ,where she brought Ouiser Boudreaux and The Wicked Witch of the West, to life. Most recently Shauna was seen playing opposite her husband in Plaza's KISS AND TELL as Mrs. Archer. Shauna is also a Column Award winning stage manager for Plaza's production of INTO THE WOODS. During the day Shauna can be found teaching 6th grade at Smith Middle School here in Cleburne. A TCU alum BUT, a Baylor alum by marriage. Thanks to Mrs. BATT for sharing the opportunity of creating magic with Aaron Siler! This amazing cast makes creepy so much fun! Love you Jaybird, Lorelei and Louie Joe!