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Hyde Park Infested with the Cast of BUG

12 May 2010


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hey’re Back! The entire cast of KILLER JOE is back to thrill audiences again with BUG by Tracy Letts. The cast received an Outstanding Cast B Iden Payne Nomination last Fall while the production was nominated for 13 awards winning 5. This cast is guaranteed to thrill audiences again this summer.

Goss – Kenneth Wayne Bradley

This is Ken’s third collaboration with Capital T after playing the titular KILLER JOE last summer.  He also wrote “Windchimes and Vericose Cream” for Capital T’s world premiere of  “I ♥ Wal-Mart” .Kenneth has worked as an actor in the Austin area since 1991. Kenneth is a core company member of Hyde Park Theatre where his more recent roles include Ariel in THE PILLOWMAN which earned him a Critics Table Award, Ham in HAM, Carl in GLORY OF LIVING and Lance in SOMETHING SOMEONE SOMEPLACE ELSE. Kenneth also works with some of Austin’s most noted theatre companies. Recently, he was Gould in the Austin Playhouse production of SPEED THE PLOW, Ervin in a Chick and A Dude’s BRASS RING, Cassius in the Austin Shakespeare Festival’s version of JULIUS CAESAR and participated in the ‘09 Austin Scriptworks, Out Of Ink Festival (Time Steps) where he was seen in HARROWING by Kathy Catmull and COWBOY FANTASIA by Sarah Saltwick. In February of this year, Kenneth played Abner in the premier of a one-man show which he wrote called WICKER CHAIRS, directed by Ellie McBride.

A Screen Actor’s Guild member, Ken has appeared the feature films Stop Loss, Holy Hell, Living The Life, No Pain No Gain, Hope Floats, Little Boy Blue, The Burden, Making Change, Two Mothers For Zachary, (an ABC Movie Of The Week), Junior, Martha, Room which ran at both the Sundance and the Cannes film Festivals, and Last Lullaby which will premier in Louisiana later this year. He has also appeared as the Doctor who delivers the bad news to Travis Tritt in the highly lauded music video of the smash hit country song Tell Me I was Dreaming. Kenneth has been seen on television as Gary Powers the Alabama Recruiter in two episodes of Friday Night Lights. He has also starred in episodes of Prison Break, Walker Texas Ranger, and America’s Most Wanted. Kenneth has also appeared in several national television commercials including Celebrex with golfer Tom Kite, and Prilosec OTC which was filmed for the purpose of airing during the 2004 Superbowl. Kenneth has a degree in Fine Arts from Sam Houston State University and studied acting under Yale University Professor Jim Miller.

Peter – Joey Hood

Joey is a Hyde Park Theatre core company member. This is his second appearance with Capital T Theatre after playing Chris last summer in KILLER JOE.  He was most recently seen in HPT’s production of THE ATHIEST , THE COLLECTION, and  BOMBS IN YOUR MOUTH by Corey Patrick. Also a member of Rude Mechs, Joey has been seen in productions including HAVE YOU EVER BEEN ASSASINATED? THE WATER PRINCIPLE, THE GLORY OF LIVING (Austin Critics Table Nomination Best Actor) TWIGHLIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 (Austin Critics Table Nomination Best Supporting Actor) THE METAMORPHISIS (B Iden Payne Nomination Best Actor) BLUR (B Iden Payne Nomination Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy), Fish (B Iden Payne Nomination) and STADIUM DEVILDARE. He begins principle filming on Rogelio Salinas’ 8.bit.bros in June.  Joey is originally from South Mississippi and has been treading Austin stages since 1997.

Dr. Sweet – Ken Webster

is the artistic director of Hyde Park Theatre. Most recently, he directed BODY AWARENESS, THE ATHEIST, THE COLLECTION, and BOMBS IN YOUR MOUTH for HPT, and appeared in THE COLLECTION, BLACKBIRD (Co-produced by Capital T), and HOUSE. In 2008, he was named Outstanding Director of a Comedy at the Austin Circle of Theatre’s B. Iden Payne Awards for Dog Sees God; he won the same awar the previous year for THE PILLOWMAN. That year he was also nominated for an Austin Critics’ Circle Award for directing THE PILLOWMAN and THE LONESOME WEST. At the 2007 Austin Critics’ Table Awards, he was named Outstanding Lead Actor for his one-man performances in both ST. NICHOLAS and THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING). In total, Webster has been nominated for 46 B. Iden Payne Awards and 23 Critics’ Table Awards for acting, directing, and producing. His film and television credits include Waking Life, A Scanner, Darkly, Friday Night Lights, and the recent HBO film Temple Grandin. In 2006, the Austin Critics’ Table inducted Webster into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame.

Agnes – Katie deBuys

Katie is a native of Santa Fe, New Mexico and a graduate of Northwestern University. She just received her MFA in acting from UT Austin. Katie is absolutely thrilled to be reunited with the amazing cast and crew of last summer’s KILLER JOE , which was the best experience she’s ever had on stage playing Sharla the step-matriarch of the trailer. Katie has appeared at the Texas Shakespeare Festival as Olivia in TWELFTH NIGHT and Portia in JULIUS CAESER. Most recently at UT, Kate played Hecuba in THE TROJAN WOMEN, Titania in A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM and Aglaya in THE IDIOT. Big thanks to her family and Egan, and to the BUG/KILLER JOE family, especially Pickell, for this wild ride.

RC – Melissa Recalde

Melissa Recalde recently completed her M.F.A. Acting program at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, double majoring in both Theatre and English. Her favorite roles at SFA include “Li’l Bit” in HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, “Nan/Lina” in THREE DAYS OF RAIN, “Grace” in STATES OF GRACE and “Jeanie” in HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL. In Austin, she has most recently been seen as “Helena” in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, “Hannah” and “Eva” in Capital T’s US premiere of THE BIRD and THE BEE, “Varya” in the world premier of Dostoievski’s THE IDIOT, and the David Mark Cohen New Works Festival’s THE SEVEN. She was recently onstage as Elizabeth Barret in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at UT. This marks her third collaboration with Capital T Theatre Company.  She played Dottie in last summer’s KILLER JOE.

Kenneth has worked as an actor in the Austin area since 1991. Kenneth is a core company member of Hyde Park Theatre where his more recent roles include Ariel in THE PILLOWMAN which earned him a Critics Table Award, Ham in HAM, Carl in GLORY OF LIVING and Lance in SOMETHING SOMEONE SOMEPLACE ELSE. Kenneth also works with some of Austin’s most noted theatre companies. Recently, he was Gould in the Austin Playhouse production of SPEED THE PLOW, Ervin in a Chick and A Dude’s BRASS RING, Cassius in the Austin Shakespeare Festival’s version of JULIUS CAESAR and participated in the ‘09 Austin Scriptworks, Out Of Ink Festival (Time Steps) where he was seen in HARROWING by Kathy Catmull and COWBOY FANTASIA by Sarah Saltwick. In February of this year, Kenneth played Abner in the premier of a one-man show which he wrote called WICKER CHAIRS, directed by Ellie McBride.

A Screen Actor’s Guild member, Ken has appeared the feature films Stop Loss, Holy Hell, Living The Life, No Pain No Gain, Hope Floats, Little Boy Blue, The Burden, Making Change, Two Mothers For Zachary, (an ABC Movie Of The Week), Junior, Martha, Room which ran at both the Sundance and the Cannes film Festivals, and Last Lullaby which will premier in Louisiana later this year. He has also appeared as the Doctor who delivers the bad news to Travis Tritt in the highly lauded music video of the smash hit country song Tell Me I was Dreaming. Kenneth has been seen on television as Gary Powers the Alabama Recruiter in two episodes of Friday Night Lights. He has also starred in episodes of Prison Break, Walker Texas Ranger, and America’s Most Wanted. Kenneth has also appeared in several national television commercials including Celebrex with golfer Tom Kite, and Prilosec OTC which was filmed for the purpose of airing during the 2004 Superbowl. Kenneth has a degree in Fine Arts from Sam Houston State University and studied acting under Yale University Professor Jim Miller.