Produced by ThreePenny Theatre Company
Mertis Katherine Graven
Director: Jonah Kirkhart
Stage Manger: Cody O'Hare
Wendy Dang has made the jump to film/TV these past few years but is excited to be back in the theater. She is lucky to have played a few dream roles in her career. Some roles include Beatrice (Much Ado About Nothing), The Fool (King Lear), Aufidius (Coriolanus), Titania (A Midsummer Night's Dream), Marta (Company), Jess/Herself (The Complete Works of William Shakespeare) and a smattering of appearances in film and TV. She thanks the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in NYC for fueling her love of Shakespeare and The Barrow Group for challenging her in contemporary theatre. Much love to her local agent Vickie and her National Rep Peter. Find her on IMDb, at www.dangthatwendy.com
A recent BFA graduate from the University of Utah’s Actor Training Program; Jack has previously been seen as Ray McCafferty in Class (Babcock Theatre), Macduff in Macbeth (University of Utah), and Steve in She Kills Monsters (Kingsbury Hall). He is extremely grateful and excited to have the opportunity to perform live theatre with such a wonderful company! He wants to thank his professors for their never ending guidance and support.
An Idaho native, Melody called NYC home for 20 years and has recently relocated back to Utah. Melody has performed locally with Sundance, Pioneer Theatre, Hale Theatre, and Parker theatre. Favorite roles: Dorothy (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Grace (Annie), and Vi Moore (Footloose). She was seen this summer in Forbidden Utah at the Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Melody traveled for many years singing on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and AIDA cruise lines. She spent two year singing at Tokyo Disneyland in Tokyo, Japan and loved learning to speak the language and make a bit of Japanese food. BFA graduate of Brigham Young University. www.melodybaugh.com
Cami is a marketer who feels lucky to be able to indulge her lifelong theatre hobby. Over the years she's performed with several SLC-area theatre companies including New World Shakespeare, Wasatch (WTC), Kallisti, and Silver Summit. She is excited to make her debut with ThreePenny Theatre and to be working with such a talented cast and production team. Her upcoming projects include New World Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," opening November 11, and "The Open Syrup," a serial play starting in January 2022 at The Box.
Jonah Kirkhart is the Artistic Director of ThreePenny Theatre Company. He’s a playwright, director, actor, and producer for both stage and film. He’s written multiple plays including The Tragedy of Norton the First (Kansas State University) and An American in Beirut (Crown Uptown Theatre). He’s directed and assistant directed several others including Becky Shaw (Kansas State University) and 70 Scenes for Halloween (Redhouse Arts Center). Kirkhart exuberantly presents his Direction of of John to audiences for the first time.
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