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Meet the Cast of SONG ABOUT HIMSELF

12 October 2016

song-about-himself-mickle-maher-katherine-catmullCarol – Katherine Catmull

KATHERINE CATMULL won her sixth and seventh B. Iden Payne Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress for her roles in Capital T Theatre’s THERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS (2013) and HAPPY DAYS (2007). Most recently she has been seen in THE QUARRY and THE CHRISTIANS for Hyde Park Theatre, as well as DEUS EX MACHINA for Whirligig Productions and WE PLAY CHEKHOV for Breaking String, both at the Long Center. Katherine is also a young adult novelist (THE RADIANT ROAD and SUMMER AND BIRD, the latter named one of Booklist’s 2012 Top Ten First Novels for Youth) and co-author of a collection of scary short stories, THE CABINET OF CURIOSITIES, one of the NewYork Public Library’s 100 Best Children’s Books of 2014.


 

Host/Hostess – Jason Phelpssong-about-himself-mickle-maher-jason-phelps

Jason Phelps is a multi-disciplinary artist who has been making theatre for over 25 years. He has apeared in THERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS, DETROIT, THE STRANGERER and THE DUMBWAITER for Cap T.  In the 90’s he co-founded Frontera@Hyde Park Theatre and performed in too many plays to list. He has  performed with the Rude Mechs (LIPSTICK TRACES US tour), Salvage Vanguard (TILT ANGEL), MS Nerve Dance Co, and Zach Scott (ANGELS IN AMERICA & SPRING AWAKENING). His solo dance theatre work has been seen in Chicago, Boston, Seattle, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and in Austin at FUSEBOX. He recently completed a 2 year gig touring with the INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS and has done several crazy fun voice-over jobs. He has also received 5 Best Actor Awards from the Austin Critics’ Table Awards.

 

song-about-himself-mickle-maher-ken-websterTod – Ken Webster

Ken is the artistic director of Hyde Park Theatre, where he recently directed THE FLICK. He has previously appeared in the Capital T shows THE DUMB WAITER, THE STRANGERER, THERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS, and BUG. He directed and performed in HPT’s productions OF THE REALISTIC JONESES, THE QUARRY, THE NIGHT ALIVE,THE CHRISTIANS, PORT AUTHORITY,THE DRAWER BOY, THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING),TRAGEDY: A TRAGEDY, and SLOWGIRL. He also directed A CONFESSIONS OF A MEXPATRIATE for Teatro Vivo (a production that has toured to Chicago, Santa Fe, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico). For HPT’s THE ALIENS, he won Outstanding Director at the 2012 Austin Critics’ Table Awards. In 2010, he was named Outstanding Director by the Austin Theatre Examiner and received Austin Critics’ Table nominations for directing THE ATHEIST and THE COLLECTION. Webster was also voted Best Theatre Director in the 2010, 2012, and 2013 Austin Chronicle Readers’ Polls. His film and television credits include WAKING LIFE, A SCANNER DARKLY, an episode of FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, and the Emmy-winning HBO film TEMPLE GRANDIN. In total, Webster has been nominated for 46 B. Iden Payne Awards and 24 Critics’ Table Awards for acting, directing, and producing. In 2006, the Austin Critics’ Table inducted Webster into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame.