Catfish Moon, July 2003
Meet the Cast:
Curley - Clark Vines is a native of Alabama having been born in Happy Home (yes, it exists) and raised in Graysville. He holds an M.A. in History and is in pursuit of other advanced degrees at this time. He was most recently seen as Curtis Appleby in ACTA's production of NIGHTWATCH and as Preacher Haggler in South City's production of DARK OF THE MOON. He is currently directing MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR for Park Players. When not acting or directing he pursues writing having had several of his short plays produced and poems published.
Gordon - Clay Boyce Clay is the founder of Park Players and the current
Artistic Director. He will be celebrating 25 years of
theatre performance next year and proud to be part of
the cast of "Catfish Moon". Some of his favorite
characters have been Rutledge in "1776", Gordon in
"Catfish Moon" (which he is happy to breathe life into
for a second time) and George in "Of Mice and Men".
He works at UAB as a information systems specialist. He would like to dedicate his performance to his brother, Frank Rouse.
Frog - Ted O'Brien Ted began his professional career in NYC, where he appeared in Romeo and Juliet and L'Histoire Du Soldat at Lincoln Center. He has toured nationally and appeared in various TV shows including 5 years as Chip Davis on ‘All My Children'. He is a member of the board of Park Players and directed Taming of the Shrew for Park Players 2002 season.
Betty - Ginny S. Loggins Ginny was last seen on stage as Mrs. Webb in OUR TOWN at Birmingham Children’s Theatre. She appeared in THE LARAMIE PROJECT at BFT, for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Award. Other favorite roles include Sara in THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG, also at BFT; Susie the nurse in WIT at TNT; Gertrude in HAMLET, and the title role in Mame. Ginny is thrilled to be performing in this wonderful play in the great outdoors where it belongs.
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Stage Manager - Katherine A. Willis Catfish Moon marks Katherine’s first show with Park Players. Some of her past stage-managing credits include, The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged and Our Town at Auburn University, where she begins her senior year in August.