NIGHTMARES & NIGHTCAPS CAST
Megan DeLay (Ensemble)
Megan is overjoyed to be joining BBE once again, after appearing in Nevermore last season! In the Chicago area, she has worked with Lifeline, Akvavit, Arc Theatre, Piccolo, Artemisia, Eclectic, Dead Writer’s Collective, Open Door Rep, Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company, and is an Ensemble Member with Promethean Theatre. Favorite regional credits include: In the Next Room: The Vibrator Play, Tartuffe, and Two Gentlemen of Verona at Asolo Repertory (Florida). Film: Man On Wire. Megan received her MFA in Acting from FSU/Asolo Conservatory, BFA from Millikin University. Love to family, friends and the whole BBE crew! www.megandelay.com
Ellen DeSitter (Ensemble)
Ellen is an actress and movement performer based out of Chicago. She has been privileged to work with various Chicago companies including Walkabout Theatre, Manual Cinema, Steep Theatre, Actors Gymnasium Entertainment and The Comedy Dance Collective. Ellen is a company member of the podcast group Starlight Radio Dreams and of the movement performance company Imaginez Ensemblez. She is also a freelance artist, going by the name EllEntertainment. Ellen is super excited to be performing with Black Button Eyes Productions for a second time! Her first appearance with this company being the summer 2017 production of Shockheaded Peter. For more information on Ellen DeSitter, feel free to check out her web page ellendesitter.com!
Kat Evans (Ensemble)
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Jessica Lauren Fisher (Understudy)
Jessica Lauren Fisher is a founding member and the casting director for Eclectic Full Contact Theatre. She has performed throughout the Chicago and Indiana area in theatre, musicals, and opera playing everything from mice to men. Favorite roles include Lucy in Jekyll and Hyde, Adele in Die Fledermaus and Sarah Daniels in Spinning into Butter. She has been a teaching artist for over 10 years and has directed and choreographed shows for people of all ages. She is ever grateful to her family and her partner in everything Andrew. LVYA Mom!
Caitlin Jackson (Ensemble)
Caitlin is a company member & regular performer with New American Folk Theatre (Hot Pink, Trash, Witches Among Us, Dark of the Moon, Marvelous Land of Oz), Hell in a Handbag (Christmas Dearest, Rudolph, Miracle, Lady X, Bette, LIVE…, Skooby Don’t, Bewildered) and Cowardly Scarecrow (Musical of the Living Dead, Musical Horror Story). This is her third Black Button Eyes production having been seen previously in Coraline (Mrs. Spink) & Shockheaded Peter (Harriet). She has performed with many Chicago theatre companies, including Refuge Theatre Project (High Fidelity) & most recently with Circle Theatre as "Henri" in The View Upstairs. She's chuffed to be working with Ed and the BBE Team again on another weird and wonderful show. Love to MDKS.
Paul Miller (Understudy)
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Shane Roberie (Ensemble)
Shane Roberie is so thrilled to be working with Black Button Eyes on this original production! Recent Chicagoland credits include: Disaster (Chicago Theatre Workshop), Into the Woods (Metropolis), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Madkap), The Liar (Promethean Theatre Ensemble), As You Like It (Midsommer Flight), He’d like to thank his partner, Jason, and his Chicago and Louisiana families for their continuous support.
Joshua Servantez (Ensemble)
A Texas native, Josh received a BFA from Texas Tech University School of Theatre and Dance. Previous Chicago credits include, I Saw My Neighbor on the Train and I Didn’t Even Smile (Redtwist Theatre) The History Boys (Eclectic Full Contact Theatre) The Liar (Promethean Theatre) Lysistrata (The Side Project Theatre) A Phase (Broken Nose Theatre) Previous financial credit is somewhat less notable. Instagram:@Sir_Vantez1 Twitter:@joshuaservantez. Much love to family and friends for their constant tough love and support!
Maiko Terazawa (Ensemble)
Maiko is thrilled to be back with Black Button Eyes Productions in the world premiere of Nightmares & Nightcaps: The Stories of John Collier! Chicago credits include Nevermore (Black Button Eyes), Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Pride Films & Plays), Iron Irene: A Musical Fable (Iron Women Productions), Oracle of the Gutterpunks (Prop Thtr), Ayn Rand in Love (MCL Chicago), and Who Maid Who? (Viaduct Theater).
Kevin Webb (The Dweller)
Kevin Webb was previously seen with Black Button Eyes in Shockheaded Peter, Nevermore, Amour and Coraline. Kevin is a company member with Pride Films and Plays and has been featured in their productions of Songs from an Unmade Bed, Angry Fgs, Design for Living, Under A Rainbow Flag and Bite. Other Chicago credits: The View Upstairs (Circle), Sweeney Todd (Theo Ubique), The Secret Garden (Court), Sweeney Todd (Porchlight), WOZ (Victory Gardens), Marie Christine and Myths & Hymns (BoHo), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui and The Duchess of Malfi (Trap Door), The Pitchfork Disney (Interrobang), Assassins (GoForth/Viaduct). kevinwebb.org
Lee Wichman (Ensemble)
Lee Wichman is making his debut with Black Button Eyes Productions. Other Chicago credits include: The Thin Man, Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution and Psmith, Journalist (City Lit); An Enemy of the People, The Secret of the Old Queen (Stage Left Theatre); Laughter on the 23rd Floor (Jeff Citation for Best Ensemble, Open Eye Productions); Fade Out – Fade In (Porchlight Revisits; Porchlight Music Theatre); Autobahn (Awkward Pause Theatre); Pericles (Blunt Objects Theatre); Phantom (Clock Tower Theatre); Babes in Toyland (Theatre at the Center); and a concert version of My Fair Lady (About Face Theatre). Regional: Moot (Milwaukee Repertory Theater); Into the Woods (Blackfriars Theatre). Additionally, Lee has worked as an assistant director at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, the National Jewish Theater, and the Hangar Theatre (Ithaca, NY). See more at www.lee-wichman.com.