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A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder- meet cast member Chuck Dluhy!

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What do you find appealing about your character and this show? The show is a charming little chamber musical or light operetta as I see it, that I find delightful. My character, “The D’Ysquith Family” is actually nine different roles, all members of the same aristocratic clan in Edwardian England. Its appeal is the wonderful challenge of creating unique characters not only from “the outside” with different dialects, vocal inflections, physical mannerisms, costumes and props, but also from “the inside”, considering their various personality traits and character archetypes. Since they are members of the same family, there could also be some overlapping characteristics that are fun to play. In essence, this is a character actor’s “dream role”. What have you learned about yourself in playing the role of “D’Ysquith Family”? That it takes a crackpot to play one! What do you want the audience to experience/take away from this show? Laughter! Giggles! Chortles! Snickers! Cackles! Ch

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder- meet cast member Margie Remmers!

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What do you find appealing about your character and this show? Mark Twain said, “I like a good story well told,” and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder is definitely a good story well told! It is so unique that it will leave you on the edge of your seat wondering what is going to happen next and how it could all possibly be resolved. As for my character, well, Lady Eugenia has a deep passion for her husband, even if she shows it in less than attractive ways. What have you learned about yourself in playing the role of “Lady Eugenia”? This role has been the greatest challenge of my acting career, because the real me is nothing like Lady Eugenia. In fact, I try very hard to be the opposite of everything she is!   However, with Frank’s great direction and belief in my ability to become this character, I have learned that it is possible to reach deep inside and play the part of someone who is far different than you. Taking on the persona of someone else is, after all, what ac

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder- meet cast member Alexandra Chace!

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What do you find appealing about your character and this show? I think Phoebe has the opportunity to display multiple levels of her character if you truly take the time to unwrap her persona. Looking at her from a distance, you find she has been raised in a position of distinction and class, along with the other members of the D’Ysquith family. As can be expected, her upbringing has kept her greatly sheltered and isolated, free for others to make whatever assumptions and conclusions they wish about her. Underneath it all, she is a woman of intelligence and poise, with a yearning desire for a romance that thrills her, both from an intellectual and emotional standpoint. Perhaps a certain Monty Navarro has these qualities?    What have you learned about yourself in playing the role of Phoebe? From an emotional point of view, I have learned how much I share Phoebe’s desire to define herself. I grew up in a small town in Upstate New York, on the outskirts of Ithaca, NY. I was shy