Cast and Crew for Summer 2012

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Wally Seiler

Wally Seiler recently retired as a Vice President of Bank of the West in Alliance, Nebraska, and as manager of its Wealth Management Department.  He is a member of the Nebraska Humanities Council’s Speakers Bureau through which he presents a program, “Mark Twain on the Lecture Circuit.”  He has presented this program throughout the United States.  Seiler once won a nationwide Mark Twain Look-alike Contest and, as a result, served as the host of the Calaveras Jumping Frog Jubilee in Angels Camp, California.  This event capitalizes on one of Twain’s best-loved stories, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.
Seiler is the Chapter Advisor of the Alliance DeMolay Chapter, treasurer of the First Presbyterian Church, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Mari Sandoz Heritage Society, the Carnegie Arts Center, Post Playhouse at Ft. Robinson, the Darold A. Newblom Foundation and the Snow-Redfern Foundation.  In addition, he is a member of the Alliance City Council.  He is a former Commissioner of the Nebraska Library Commission on which he served for six years.  He served as the Commission’s chair for two of those years.  In 2002, he received the Nebraska Library Association’s Trustee Citation and in 2005 was recognized at the American Library Association’s convention in Chicago as one of the nation’s outstanding library advocates.  He is a former chairman of the Nebraska Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Committee.
A lifelong participant in, and appreciator of, the theatre, this is Seiler’s first time to participate in a Post Playhouse production.

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Janet McWilliams

Annie Get Your Gun – Annie, The Drowsy Chaperone – Kitty, Seussical – Sour Kangaroo, Hollywood: a Cabaret

Janet McWilliams hails from Philadelphia, PA, and is excited to be making her Post Playhouse debut!  Favorite credits include RENT (Maureen Johnson), OKLAHOMA (Ado Annie), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Hero), BABY (Lizzie), and DAMN YANKEES (Gloria Thorpe).  Janet is a proud graduate of Temple University as well as a lover of travel, coffee, and reality TV.  She is so grateful to be part of the 2012 company at Post is and excited for this summer’s fun line-up of shows.  Thanks to Tom for bringing me here and to my family who supports me always!  www.janetamcwilliams.com

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Marge Rotherham

Sound of Music – Baroness Elberfeld
Guys & Dolls – Agatha, Mission Band

Marge is a retiree of Nebraska Game & Parks.  She and her husband Vince, spent 10 1/2 years at Niobrara State Park and 25 years at Fort Robinson State Park.  She is also an alumnus of the Post Playhouse.  She appeared in Steel Magnolia in 1991 as Ouiser and in the Olio’s at the Melodrama in 1992.  Most recently she was Mrs. Potter Porter in Annie Get Your Gun, Aunt Eller in Oklahoma! and  Hank William’s mother in Hank Williams: Lost Highway and a stage technician for A Year With Frog & Toad and The Wizard of Oz in 2010.  She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Post Playhouse. Over the years, the Post Playhouse has provided Fort Robinson and the surrounding area a wonderful gift.  This includes excellent entertainment, community involvement and long lasting friendships.  Thanks for the memories – 47 years of wonderful!

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Dan Denton

Dan Denton hails from Topeka, KS where he is routinely involved in theatre productions.  You may recognize Dan from last year playing the roles of Jimmy in Hank Williams: Lost Highway, Jinx in Forever Plaid, and Chip in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee here at the Post Playhouse.  Dan is proud to have finished his first production working as the music director for [Title of Show] this past year, and couldn’t be happier than to have had that opportunity.  Most recently, he played Frank Sinatra in the new musical The Rat Pack Lounge.  Dan hopes audiences are just as excited for these summer productions as he is!

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Sean Barrett

Sean Barrett is thrilled to be returning for his second season at the Post Playhouse.  Sean is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in theater.  Some favorite roles include Frog, A Year with Frog and Toad, The Stranger, Discovering Eden: A New Joe York Musical, Truffaldino, A Servant to Two Masters, Uncle Duke, Doonesbury: The Musical, LeFou, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.  Sean would like to thank his friends, family, the fish, and Cubby.  Rock the Arts and keep theater alive!!!!

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Jorie Janeway

Sound of Music – Mother Abbess
Guys & Dolls – General Cartwright
9 to 5 – Violet

Jorie Janeway is beyond ecstatic to be returning to her home away from home, with her Nebraska family!  She was last seen on the Post stage in ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE (Louise) and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (Chaperone).  National Tours: HAIRSPRAY (Female Authority Figure) Regional: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES (Cindy Lou), THE PRODUCERS (Showgirl), GODSPELL (Peggy).   Many thanks to her Post family, and her Family family.  www.joriejane.com