David Thomas is excited to work with South Stream as part of This Doesn't End Well. David is currently attending Wake Tech Community College and plans on transferring to ECU for Theatre Arts Education, Communication, and Marketing. David has appeared in both regional and school theatrical productions. His favorites include Shrek in Shrek the Musical, Sebastian in The Little Mermaid, C.J Memphis in A Soldiers Play, and Rachel Lynde in Anne of Green Gables. David loves playing a variety roles to stretch his talent and this play is no different. He would like to thank his family and friends for supporting him in is adventures on becoming a strong motivated actor.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Katie Barrett is delightfully dismayed to rejoin her South Stream family for the third time. Past work for South Stream includes Blackbird (Una) and Time Stands Still (Mandy). Other local theatre credits include NCSU Theatrefest's Tea with Edie and Fitz, The Hollow, Theatre in the Park's Dracula, and Bare Theatre's Titus Andronicus. Katie also works in arts admin by day as the Associate Executive Producer for the Justice Theater Project. She would like to thank Brook for trusting her with his words and both John and Brook for being crazy enough to invite her back as part of this lovely group.
Friday, December 14, 2018
John is the co-founder and Managing Director of South Stream Productions. He has been an actor in almost all South Stream's shows, including Copenhagen, Seascape, The Caretaker, Time Stands Still, and Blackbird. In addition to running South Stream, he appears regularly with theatre groups throughout the triangle, including Justice Theatre Project (Tuesdays with Morrie, Frost/Nixon, and Dancing at Lughnasa), Theatre in the Park (Of Mice and Men), and the dearly departed REP (A Number, Circle Mirror Transformation).
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Ben is making his first appearance with South Stream, but he is no stranger to local and regional stages. Locally he has appeared in productions with Burning Coal (King Charles III, Peter Pan and Wendy, and Rum and Vodka), Big Wig Productions (Bad Jews), Aggregate Theater (In Good Taste), and Theatre Raleigh (The Adventures of Peter Rabbit). Elsewhere in North Carolina, he has appeared with Triad Stage (Brother Wolf, Snow Queen, Christmas Carol and The Illusion), HART (The Actor and the Assassin) and the dearly departed NC Shakes (Romeo and Juliet).
Ben graduated with a BFA in Acting from UNC-Greensboro in 2014.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
This Doesn't End Well is Louis's first show with South Stream Productions. Louis retired from the United States Air force in 2007 and currently resides in Raleigh, NC. In 2017, Louis participated in an acting class at Raleigh Little Theater and was instantly hit by the acting bug. He recently appeared in Women's Theatre Festival's production of Crumble (Lay Me Down Justin Timberlake) as Justin Timberlake and Harrison Ford. Since then he has enjoyed honing skills necessary to achieve his dream of becoming a professional actor. Louis would like to thank the director Brook North and fellow cast members for allowing him to enjoy this valuable experience. Above all, Louis wishes to thank his beautiful wife Davina, for her love, support and encouragement.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Julie Oliver returns for her second show with South Stream in This Doesn't End Well. Previously Julie appeared in South Stream's 2014 production of Seascape by Edward Albee. Julie has been a valualbe part of the Raleigh Theatre community for years. She is a member of Burning Coal Theatre's artistic company and has appeared frequently there (Stuff Happens, The Normal Heart, Peter Pan & Wendy, The Iron Curtain Trilogy, The Heretic, Good, Brigadoon). She has also worked with theatre groups across the triangle, including Aggregate Theatre (2018 Children’s Theatre Series), Seed Art Share (Well Fed, Well Said), Little Green Pig (Maccountant), Manbites Dog (Mr. Burns), ArtsCenter Stage (Oh What A Lovely War, Eurydice, 10 by 10 in the Triangle, 2009, 10 and 15), and Deep Dish Theatre (The Cripple of Inishmaan, Superior Donuts). Julie recently retired from teaching band in the public schools since 1981.
Monday, December 10, 2018
Natalie is thrilled to make her South Stream debut in This Doesn’t End Well. Local theatre credits include Theatre in the Parks' Assassins (Emma Goldman/ensemble), Cary Players' Rainmaker (Lizzie Curry), How to Succeed in Business (Smitty) and Legally Blonde (Paulette Bonafonte), NRACTs’ Wild Party (Madeline True) and 9-5 the Musical (Roz Keith), Raleigh Little Theatres' Hairspray! (Velma Von Tussel), Sweeney Todd (ensemble), and her most recent production of Sister Act (ensemble). She would like to thank Brook and John for the opportunity to be a part of this production and chance to work with such a wonderful cast and crew. As always, shed' like to thank her friends and family who support this passion and craft; special shoutout to her sister, Kate, who signed her up for that acting class 6 years ago!