Terrie Lynne Hudson (Addie) is an actor, improviser, performance artist and disability activist living and working in Chicago. As an actress, she has most recently performed with Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday Series and in the Sketchtopia staged reading put on by Artistic Development Workshop. She has written and performed several one-person shows and performance art installation pieces, most recently at WeFest at Pride Arts and in 20% Fest.
William Anthony Sebastian Rose II (Cal) is freshly transplanted from Champaign, IL. theater circuit to the Chicagoland area with this being his very first show. He is more than thrilled to be a part of this production and for the opportunity to work with this company and all of its talented members. His last production was The Foreigner, in the role of Charlie Barker at the Station Theater in Urbana IL. I don’t have much to say, but I look forward to making magic and memories. Enjoy the show!
Alicia Kahn (Birdie Hubbard) is delighted to be making her Citadel debut with her return to the stage after the birth of her twins. She has worked in New York, Boston, Boise, and Cleveland with a variety of companies including La Mama, Etc, the Cleveland Playhouse, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Cleveland Shakespeare Festival, and Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Some favorite roles have included Mary Warren in The Crucible, Raina in Arms and the Man, Billie in Born Yesterday, Agnes in Agnes of God, Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, Elizabeth in Pride & Prejudice, Jane in Jane Eyre, Tracy in The Philadelphia Story, Anna in Anna Karenina, Wendy in Peter Pan, and Roz in Moon Over Buffalo. With love and great appreciation for her husband and three children.
Scott Phelps (Oscar Hubbard) is in his 16th year as the Artistic Director at Citadel. He’s acted in and directed dozens of Citadel productions over the last decade since founding this North Shore theatre in 2002 with his friend and lifelong companion, Ellen. He has acted/directed in NYC, and in his home state of California, trained as an actor at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, CA, received his BFA from the University of Utah, and did an apprenticeship at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in KY. For 18 years Scott worked for a promotional company and raised his 3 daughters and his son in Lake Forest. Recently he has been taking on the next chapter of his life — the role of “Grandpa”. Although he is unsure if he is old enough to play that part, he’s been enjoying the challenge.
Ryan Leonard (Leo Hubbard) is a Chicago based actor born in Antioch, Illinois. He received his BFA in acting at the University of Illinois in Urbana- Champaign. His most recent Theatre credits include a staged reading of The Witches of Birnam Wood with Babes with Blades, The Picture of Dorian Gray at City Lit Theatre, and By the Bog of Cats (understudy) at The Artistic Home. He would like to dedicate his performance to his father Bob who is celebrating his retirement after 35 years in Public Education. Congrats Bob!
Saren Nofs Snyder (Regina Giddens) is pleased to make her debut at Citadel. Ms. Nofs Snyder is a Joseph Jefferson Award nominated actress who was most recently seen as Lady Macbeth in Macbeth at Riverside Theatre, where she also appeared as Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Queen Margaret in Richard III. Highlights from her career include Regan in King Lear, Lady Percy/Doll Tearsheet in Henry IV, part two, Celia in As You Like It, and Myrtle Mae in Harvey (Utah Shakespeare Festival), Masha in Three Sisters (Piven Theatre), Lady Caroline in Enchanted April (Artists Repertory Theatre), Lady Croom in Arcadia (New Leaf), Queen Elizabeth in Richard III (Notre Dame Shakespeare), and Barbara in the revival of Sympathetic Magic (Profile Theatre) where she worked with Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lanford Wilson. Ms. Nofs Snyder earned an MFA in Acting and Directing from the University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC), and teaches at The Chicago Academy for the Arts, and DePaul University. Proud member Actors’ Equity.
Eliott Johnson (William Marshall) is ecstatic to join The Citadel Theater and the cast of The Little Foxes. Originally from the Austin neighborhood of Chicago, Eliott graduated from Pace University (NY) in 2013. After a short time in professional sports, returned to his true love of theater and was cast in Tammy Ryan’s A soldiers Heart. Other credits included Chicago Fire, Empire and Lowe’s. A huge thank you to his mom Dianne, sister Leah, girlfriend Jasmine and his lovely dog Allie. Eliott is represented by Stewart Talent.
Thom Thomas (Benjamin Hubbard) Fans of Suburban theatre may have seen Thom as Prospero in Talisman theatre’s production of The Tempest, or as Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night. He has also played Scrooge in Steel Beam theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol and as Bellamy in their production of The Fantastiks. Thom has been acting and directing for over 20 years in theatres from the midwest to Puerto Rico, and when not acting he makes his living as a corporate trainer, while studying to complete his Master’s of Divinity degree.
Anna Civik (Alexandra Giddens) is very excited to be working with Citadel for the first time! Other Chicago credits include: The Whisper Network (Piven Theatre Workshop), Twelfth Night (Midsommer Flight), Bechdel Fest (Broken Nose), and Wrinkle In Time (Lifeline). Anna is a proud graduate of Northwestern University’s theatre program!
Tim Walsh (Horace Giddens) is happy to be back at Citadel, having previously worked on A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Other local credits include Bang the Drum Slowly and A Soldiers Play with the Raven Theatre, California Suite, Spelling Bee and Clutter with MadKap Productions, The Lion in Winter and Betrayal with the Real Theatre Co., and Noises Off!, Seussical and Philadelphia Story with Big Deal Productions.