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Researchers unearth cast of HUNTER GATHERERS

22 September 2010


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apital T has assembled these nomadic actors into an amazing cast for our upcoming production of HUNTER GATHERERS opening October 14th at Hyde Park Theatre.  While you will see some of your favorite local actors we are also proud to be the first to introduce an amazing talent to the Austin theatre in the bunch.

Richard – Kenneth Wayne Bradley

This is Ken’s fourth collaboration with Capital T after playing the titular KILLER JOE , and as Goss in BUG.  He also wrote “Windchimes and Vericose Cream” for Capital T’s world premiere of  I ♥ WALMART .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 Frank in BODY AWARENESS, Schultz in CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, and  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,  America’s Most Wanted, and Chase. 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.

Wendy – Liz Fisher

This is Liz’s second collaboration with Cap T, but first with director Mark Pickell as she appeared in last Spring’s highly lauded DYING CITY (Best Actress ATL Applause Awards, Outstanding Leading Actress – B Iden Payne Nomination).  Recently she was seen as Varya in Broken String’s Production of THE CHERRY ORCHARD (Best Featured Actress – Austin Theatre Examiner, Outstanding Supporting Actress – B Iden Payne Nomination ). Favorite roles include: Lily in Hyde Park Theater’s BOMBS IN YOUR MOUTH (BIP nomination, Austin Critics’ Table nomination)Hyde Park Theatre’s FEATURING LORETTA (BIP nomination, Austin Critics’ Table nomination), HUMANS, and PILLOWMAN; MINUS TIDE (BIP nomination) for the Rude Mechs and Bayou Radio; Marci in Austin Playhouse’s DUG UP; Austin Shakespeare’s MACBETH and DOG IN THE MANGER (BIP nomination); REEFER MADNESS, REEFER MADNESS: REHASHED, and LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST for The Bedlam Faction; HBMG Foundation’s STROKE; THE SEAGULL (Austin Critics’ Table nomination) for Breaking String Theater; Unlimited Automotive’s THE SWEETEST SWING IN BASEBALL; and ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD for UT Department of Theatre and Dance. Film credits include Holy Hell (recently screened at the Austin Film Festival), The Happy Poet (recently screened at the Venice Film Festival), Nightlife, and Six Minutes. Liz is a Core Company Member of Hyde Park Theatre.

Tom – Brad Price

This is Brad’s first time working with Capital T Theatre. He is a recent transplant from Los Angeles where he was/is co-founder and ensemble member of Furious Theatre Company. Acting credits with Furious include: THE PAIN AND THE ITCH (West Coast Premiere), GRACE (West Coast Premiere), THE SHAPE OF THINGS (L.A. Premiere), SCENES FROM THE BIG PICTURE (U.S. Premiere), MOJO (West Coast Premiere), THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, IMPROV STUNT SHOW SPECTACULAR. Credits with other theatres include: THE IMAGINARY MAN (staged reading), FESTEN (staged reading) and ANOTHER PART OF THE FOREST (staged reading) at Pasadena Playhouse; INTO THE WOODS; LEND ME A TENOR; BOYS LIFE; THE FOREIGNER; BRILLIANT TRACES; THE KUNTUCKY CYCLE. Brad can also be seen in the feature film Pure Shock Value.

Pam – Rebecca Robinson

This is Rebecca’s second collaboration with Cap T after appearing last fall as Maxine in SICK.  Originally from Muncie, Indiana, Rebecca has been acting and dancing throughout Central Texas for over a decade. She was most recently seen in Hyde Park Theatre’s CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION. Other recent credits include ‘Agnes’ in DANCING AT LUGHNASA at Austin Playhouse and SONATA ESCONDIDA as part of HBMG Foundation’s LOVE SONATAS at the Long Center. Her favorite role remains the volatile ‘Stevie’ in Different Stages’ THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA by Edward Albee, for which she earned a B Iden Payne award for Best Actress last in 2008

Rebecca is a longtime company member of Hyde Park Theatre. Recent film work includes a featured role in the thiller, The Retelling which recently premiered at the Alamo Drafthouse. As a choreographer, Rebecca’s latest effort was Joe Hartman’s one man show, OVERWHELMING UNDERDOGS. When she is able to break away from her day job, Rebecca travels to the South Carolina Repertory Company on Hilton Head Island to perform, where she played Sally Tally in TALLY’S FOLLY and the role of ‘Catherine’ in PROOF. Rebecca has a degree in Theatre from Hanover College and an MA in Communcation from the American University in Washingon DC.

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.