Blithe Spirit - August 04 - August 06, 2017

Right-Center-Left Production Company

 Crew Who's Who 


Mark Steensland -- Director


Mark has a long history with Independent Players as both an actor and director.  He was seen as Mr. Pim in "Mr. Pim Passes By" and Mr. Smith in "The Bald Soprano."  Other favorite roles include George in "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?," Andrew in "Sleuth," and Robert in "A Life in the Theatre." Shows he has directed include: "Painting Churches," "Old Times," "Spokesong," "A Doll House," "Tally's Folly," and "The Belle of Amherst."  He has always had a special affection for "Blithe Spirit," ever since he saw his mother portray Elvira.  He thanks his wonderful, talented cast for their dedication and for always giving their best.



Steve Connell -- Co-Producer, RCLPC Theater President


See cast bios.



Barry Norton -- Scenic Artist


Barry is happy to return to RCLPC as a scenic artist for all three shows. He directed last year’s successful run of Hello, Dolly! No stranger to the theatre world, Barry has designed and painted many sets in the Chicagoland and McHenry County area. He earned his B.A. in Directing/Musical Theatre from Columbia College in Chicago. Some of his directing/scenic work has been seen at the Woodstock Opera House for WMTC’s Oliver (Broadway World nomination for Best Director), Joseph…Dreamcoat, Crazy for You, Annie, and Always Patsy Cline.  The King and I, Pirates of Penzance for Bartlett Family Theatre, Suessical, The King and I for Footlighters Theatre, Fiddler on the Roof, for Lakeland Players. Other scenic work includes The Importance of Being Ernest, Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Red Glow Czar for Town Square Players. When not directing or designing and painting sets, Barry can be found teaching his fourth grade students in Chicago. He also enjoys his time on stage performing. Most recently appeared in Guys and Dolls as Harry the Horse for BrightSide Theatre. He enjoys spending time with his friends and his dog Rusty. Upcoming projects include Scenic Painting for Crazy for You for St. James Theatre (July) and Co-directing Hairspray (June 2018) for Brightside Theatre. He would like to thank Steve, Amy, Regina, cast and crew for welcoming him back. Have a great run of shows and BREAK A LEG!!







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