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May 17 - 20, 2018 M. T. Pockets Theatre 203 Parsons Street, Morgantown WV 304.284.0049 | info@mtpocketstheatre.com M T P o c k e t s T h e at r e .c o m


M. T. Pockets Theatre, Inc. Ron “Big Daddy” Weaver Stage May 17 to 20 2018

ON GOLDEN POND by Ernest Thompson Directed by Christian Cox Cast Norman Thayer, Jr. Ehel Thayler Charlie Martin Chelsea Thayer Wayne Billy Ray, Jr. Billy Ray

TOM MILNE CHARLOTTE HAAS JONATHAN LAZZELL ANGELA KAUFFMAN DOMINIC SECRETO HARRISON CASE

Presented in agreement with Drama sts Play Service. PRODUCTION TEAM Stage Manager.................................................................Donnelle Bohnke Light/Sound Operator...........................................................George Barber Set Dressing................................................................................Tom Milne Set Construction......................................................................Bobby Wolfe Marketing Photos.....................................................................Tracy Lynch

There will be one 15-minute intermission.

PROPS Robert Wolfe, who took a vision and a created a cabin on Golden Pond. The produc on’s graphic image was designed by Jacob Corner, student in Erica Lindsay’s Graphic Design class, as part of a collabora on with WVU’s Reed College of Media. Cameras and recording devices are prohibited in the theatre. Cellphones are extremely disturbing and should be silenced before the performance begins. Please throw away trash as you leave the theatre. Thank you for supporting the arts. Enjoy the show!


Administra ve Team Ar s c Director.......................................................................Vickie Tricke Assistant Ar s c Director.....................................................Sean Bonne e Technical Director....................................................................Robert Wolfe Marke ng & Outreach Assistant....................................................Kaici Lore Social Media Assistant............................................................ Tawnya Drake Reserva ons & Patron Services Manager....................................Tracy Lynch M. T. Pockets Theatre receives funding support through grants from the City of Morgantown Arts Fund, Monongalia County Commission and Arts Monongahela.

By a ending our theatre, you have made a powerful statement about how important the arts are to you. As we head into our 2018 season, help us celebrate the power of great theatre for 19 years by making another statement of support louder than any standing ova on. Visit our website at MTPocketsTheatre.com and click on Donate.


Chris an Cox, Director Chris an is a local performer in the surrounding areas. A director, actor, standup comedian and improv are a few of the hats he wears. He is a founding and ac ve member of West Virginia’s premiere professional comedy troupe The Fearless Fools. Recently his original work Hyena represented WV in the Southeastern Theatre Conference Community Theatre Fes val produced by M. T. Pockets Theatre. He presented his one man comedy show Moving the Line last year featuring numerous impersona ons and comedy rou nes. Chris an played Caldwell B. Cladwell in Fairmont State Universi es Urinetown that received acclaim at the Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Fes val. Other works directed by Chris an for M. T. Pockets include Kimberly Akimbo, Just Thinking, Sordid Lives, Lone Star, Laundry and Bourbon, Doubt, Come Back the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean and Suddenly Last Summer.

Harrison Case (Billy Ray)

made his adult theater debut in M. T. Pockets’ 2018 One Act Play Fes val, playing Jordan in the adventure buddy caper Raiders of the Wok Star. Previously, he started as Brutus in the 1997 University High School produc on of Julius Caesar. In the intervening decades, Harrison busied himself with law school, children, soccer and poli cs. A lifelong townie, he is always looking for fun in Morgantown. Harrison is grateful to all of the actors, directors, volunteers and supporters of M. T. Pockets who have given him the chance to play.

Charlo e Haas (Ethel Thayer) has been causing drama in the Morgantown community for twenty-six years. Her long term involvement with M. T. Pockets has given her the opportunity to not only lose a daughter to suicide (‘night Mother) and torture an employee (The Good Doctor), but also to quit smoking without even taking it up (Sordid Lives)! She has also been involved with WVU Theater and WV Public (Grapes of Wrath, Christmas Carol, and Sister Mary Igna us Explains It All). She would like to thank her cast-mates for making this a wonderful experience, Chris an for making it happen and of course her husband, Kirk, for always suppor ng her! Angela Kauffman (Chelsea Thayer Wayne)

is a veteran of he M. T. Pockets’ stage, having appeared most recently in Sordid Lives and Over the River and Throught the Woods. In her free me she enjoys cra ing and playing roller derby. And pizza.


Jonathan Lazzell (Charlie Mar n), a Morgantown na ve, has worked with M T. Pockets for many years. His most recent credits include Sordid Lives, 2018 One Act Fes val and Glengarry Glenn Ross. Tom Milne (Norman Thayer, Jr.) has been doing community and regional theatre since high school. He has worked with such luminaries as Bruce Jenner, Edie Adams, Robert Alda, Jim Nabors, Kaye Ballard and Eddie Bracken. Favorite roles include; Amos Hart in Chicago, Marryin’ Sam in Li’l Abner, and Smoky in Damn Yankee’s. He was a costume designer for many years with the Alabama Dance Theatre. Also an ar st, Tom divides him me between crea ng fused and stained glass, which he sells at Appalachian Gallery, and lots of yard work due to too many flower beds. This is his first role with M. T. Pockets, but he hopes there will be many more. He appeared in Sex, Lies and the IRS at the MAC. His Since coming to M. T. Pockets, his stage credits include Over the River and Throughthe Woods and And Then There Were None. He wishes to thank his pets PeeWee, Pinky, Miss Pickle, Rufus and Ozzy for being pa ent with him. Dominic Secreto (Billy Ray, Jr.) is a sixth grader at Mountaineer Middle School. While this marks his debut on the M. T. Pockets’ stage, he began his ac ng career when he was nine as an ensemble member in Fairmont State University’s Town and Gown produc on of The Music Man. Addi onally, he performed in the ensemble of Children of Eden (FSU’s Town & Gown). Dominic has enjoyed roles with Fairmont State’s Academy for the Arts produc ons of Winnie The Pooh Kids (Owl) and Seussical Jr. (Wickersham Brother). He has performed for West Virginia Public Theatre as Chip in Beauty and the Beast and as Peter Cratchit in two seasons of A Christmas Carol. He takes voice lessons with Greg DeVito through Fairmont State University, improv and musical theatre with Liz Rossi through Ar stry House. He is an inaugural member of the Morgantown Sound, Morgantown’s middle school show choir. He enjoys the trombone and doing impressions. He has achieved the level of Blackbelt, 1st degree in Taekwondo. Electronics Repair & Tabletop Gaming 223 Fayette Street Morgantown, WV 26505

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On Golden Pond Playbill  

Written by Ernest Thompson

On Golden Pond Playbill  

Written by Ernest Thompson

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