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Meet the Cast of Fool for Love

29 October 2014

We are proud to announce our amazing cast for FOOL FOR LOVE.  The cast features some of Austin’s best actors that are familiar to Cap T audiences.   Joey Hood reunites with Molly Karrasch after they won both Best Actor and Best Actress awards from the B. Iden Payne Awards for their roles in EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR.   A regular contributor to Cap T’s success, Travis Dean returns to the stage.  He was last seen in his B. Iden Payne award winning role of Baylor in Sam Shepard’s A LIE OF THE MIND.    Rounding out the cast is Wes Raitt who appeared in Cap T’s first production of EDWARD II but most of you probably remember him as the long haired teenager Davey in THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE.

Eddie – Joey Hood

This is Joey’s seventh appearance with Capital T Theatre.  He recently played Kenny in DETROIT.  He has appeared in EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR, and A LIE OF THE MIND and both KILLER JOE  and BUG (Austin Critics Table Nomination Best Actor in a Leading Role).  Other Credits  include THE ALIENS (Austin Critics Table Nomination Best Supporting Actor), THE ATHEIST (Austin Critics Table Best Actor Award), FLYING, ZOO STORY. THE COLLECTION, BOMBS IN YOUR MOUTH , 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. Joey is originally from South Mississippi and has been treading Austin stages since 1997.  Joey is also Hyde Park Theatre core company member.


May – Molly Karrasch

This is Molly’s second collaboration with Cap T.  She won the B. Iden Payne Award for her performance of Nan in EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR.  She was last seen in TIME STANDS STILL as well as VENUS IN FURE for the Austin Playhouse.  Other Austin credits include: Becky in SLOWGIRL (B. Iden Payne Award Outstanding Lead Actress), Rita in EDUCATING RITA, Moth/Mecade in LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST (Austin Shakespeare), Catherine in PROOF, Annelle in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Rachel in INHERIT THE WIND.  Molly is a member of the Austin Playhouse Acting Company, co-founder of Sidetrack Productions. She has a BFA in Theatre from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri.  

The Old Man – Travis Dean

This marks Travis’ eleventh collaboration with Capital T.  He last appeared in A LIE OF THE MIND (B. Iden Payne Award Best Featured Actor), BUG, and I HEART WAL-MART (B. Iden Payne Award Best Featured Actor).  He is also a multiple award winning fight choreographer and special effects artist.  He has thrilled Cap T audiences with his skills on KILLER JOE, BUG, THERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS, PUNKPLAY, GIDION’S KNOT, HUNTER GATHERERS, THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, and THE MOTHERFUCKER WITH THE HAT among others.  Onstage he has also worked with Refraction Arts in UP IN THE OLD HOTEL (B. Iden Payne Award Best Featured Actor).  Other Credits include THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT (B. Iden Payne Nomination Best Lead Actor).


Martin – Wes Raitt

This is Wes’ third appearance with Capital T.  He was last seen as Davey in THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE.  He also played Edward lll in Cap T’s first production  EDWARD II.  Other acting credits include: Pete Gint in GINT, Hank in MARVINS ROOM, Jean in RHINOCEROS, Glenn Cooper in RUMORS, Ivan in BLACK SNOW, and Marty in HOUSE OF YES.