The Book of Liz - August 02 - August 10, 2019

R-ACT Theatre Productions

 Who's Who 

  • Bill Mackaly head shot

    Bill Mackaly

    as Reverand Joshua Tollhouse, Visil Kamarovski, Duncan Trask

    Bill is happy to be making his fourth appearance on the R-ACT stage. Previously he has appeared as Ram Dass in Murder on the Budapest Express, Sheriff Thomas in The Rainmaker, and Major Phineas Sykes in Magnolias and Murder. Roles with other theatre companies include Philip Hartman in Harps and Harmonicas with Ironhorse Theatre Company, Eddie Brock in Born Yesterday and Mr. Klemper in The Boys Next Door, both with Bobcat Players.  In the real world he is eagerly anticipating his upcoming role as a first time grandpa, a role which will undoubtedly be his all time favorite.

  • Amy Joseph head shot

    Amy Joseph

    as Sister Elizabeth Donderstock, Brother Hesikiah

    Amy is excited to return to the R-ACT stage after appearing in last summer's Five Tellers Dancing in the Rain. Her primary role with R-ACT is that of secretary. Some favorite productions she’s been involved with include A Bad Year for Tomatoes, The Foreigner, TV Dinners, and The Curious Savage, to name a few. Amy is looking forward to producing for R-ACT at the upcoming 2019 Pittsburgh New Works Festival. Amy lives in Monaca with her husband Dave and their children Noah & Elizabeth.

  • John Basinger head shot

    John Basinger

    as Brother Nathaniel Brightbee, Yvone Kolobko, Donny Polk, Rudy Bruton

    John Basinger is excited to be in his third performance for R-ACT. John’s previous roles were The Piper in “Fractured Fairy Tales Volume 2” and the Great Sonombulo in “Knock Em Dead”  John has a masters in applied mathematics and has been a teacher at Sewickley Academy for 19 years where he teaches AP Calculus BC, Multivariable Calculus, Pre-calculus trig and Algebra II. As a teacher John regularly encourages his students to stretch, grow, and reach for their dreams. He is pleased to be able to model that behavior through acting.

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