One room. Seven comedy writers. One mercurial star. Hilarity obviously ensues.
It's the Neil Simon classic, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, at the brand spanking new Players Circle Theatre. I'll be strapping on my first fake pregnancy belly for this one, folks. That's a square in actor bingo, right?
Do you see that? Glimmering there on the horizon?
It's not the setting sun gleaming off the back of a semi as you sit in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the interstate. (Although, #beautyiseverywhere, amiright?) It's a shiny new SHOW!
Happy to be doing a total bucket list role in an amazing show at Players Circle: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
You know, nothing says Christmas like a good haunting. I'm back at the Hippodrome State Theatre this holiday season doing a world premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol, but this time, I'm a ghost.
Here's a neat little preview of the show that ran in the Gainesville Sun.
I'm living in a cabin in the woods with no running water, just outside of Denali National Park in Alaska, working for an awesome non-profit. As it turns out, the cabin makes a pretty bomb recording studio. Oliver F. Chase's Phil Pfeiffer Thriller series is getting the audiobook treatment, and I'm lucky to be lending a few different voices to the project. Stay tuned for more.
Three women embark on an epic roadtrip. Along the way they hit some serious speedbumps, visit a bra museum, and hang out with Cousin Chicken.
No, it's not the next big summer blockbuster, it's Mama Won't Fly at the Off-Broadway Palm. I'll be the one dressed as Little Orphan Annie who keeps crashing into things.
Fun Fact: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is 175 years old this year.
Another fun fact: I'm serving up some mean Christmas pudding as Mrs. Cratchit in the Hippodrome State Theatre's production of A Christmas Carol.
Lies. Intrigue. Mistaken identities. Invisible insects.
They're all on the menu in Don't Dress for Dinner, playing now at the Off-Broadway Palm. Come see me do some sharp shooting with a soda syphon as Jacqueline.
A shift in style and tone! Please pardon my grammatical dust. Along with the website redesign, I'm also phasing out some of my clunkier textual choices, including referring to myself in the third person, excessive exclamatory statements, and you know, being all square and stuff. But be ye warned, you'll find them all in full force below.
A reading for a new play! Katie participated in Florida Repertory Theatre's 5th Annual Play Lab on May 5th, 2018 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre reading Eric Henry Sanders' Maybe, Probably.
A one-woman show! Katie played The Pilot in a co-production of Grounded at Theatre Conspiracy in Fort Myers, FL and the BIG ARTS Strauss Theatre on Sanibel Island, FL from March 19 - 25, 2018 (Theatre Conspiracy), and April 4 - 7 and 11 - 14, 2018 (BIG ARTS Strauss Theatre). Kate and her director, Bill Taylor, did an interview about the show with WGCU Public Radio. Check out that story here. The Santiva Chronicle also interviewed Katie about Grounded, you can find that piece here.
Did someone say sardines? Katie was delighted to play Poppy Norton-Taylor in Noises Off at the BIG ARTS Strauss Theatre on Sanibel Island, FL from January 12 - February 17, 2018.
A Christmas classic! Katie was happy to revisit A Christmas Carol at the BIG ARTS Strauss Theatre on Sanibel Island, FL. This six person adaptation had Katie playing Belle, Mrs. Fezziwig, Martha Cratchit and many others! Catch it from December 8 - December 29, 2017.
A kids show! Katie appeared in Curious George and the Golden Meatball as the Doorman (and a few others) at the Broadway Palm in Fort Myers, FL from October 20 - November 17, 2017.
The Odd Couple, again! But this time, it's the female version. Katie is delighted to have played Florence Unger in The Odd Couple (Female Version) at the Off-Broadway Palm in Fort Myers, FL from September 21 - October 29, 2017.
Katie filmed a commercial for ABC-7 in Fort Myers. Catch her tuning into the morning weather report now!
She was back at the Thrift Shop! Katie revisited the role she originated in Second Chances: The Thrift Shop Musical at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, PA from May 18 - June 24, 2017. Second Chances got an amazing review from Broadway World. Check it out here!
A regional premiere! Katie was back at the Off-Broadway Palm in Fort Myers, FL playing Olivia in Things My Mother Taught Me from March 9 - April 29, 2017. Want to hear more about her performance? Local critic and blogger, Tom Hall, features Katie on ArtSWFL.com. Check it out here.