Cast of Clue!
Alison Anderson – Cook
Alison is pleased to be returning to Zephyr Theatre after appearing in Much Ado About Nothing in 2020, and As You Like It in 2021. She has appeared in various shows with local theaters including Theatre in the Round, Guthrie Theater, Cromulent Shakespeare Company, Freshwater Theatre, Shakespeare and Company, Lyric Arts, Theater Terra Firma, Stages Theater, the MN Fringe Festival and others. She is a company member of both Fearless Comedy Productions and Smartmouth Comedy Company.
Jared Beebe – Mr. Boddy
Jared is elated to make his entrance at The Zephyr Theatre. Jared has collaborated as an actor, singer and teaching artist throughout the Twin Cities with companies such as The Guthrie Theatre, Steppingstone Theatre for Youth, and Classical Actors Ensemble, has produced devised theatre works in San Juan, Puerto Rico and performed the title role in Beowulf (Scene and Hurd Productions), as well as a one-man version of A Christmas Carol (Regis Community Theatre) in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Randal Berger* – Wadsworth
Randal has worked professionally as an actor, director, producer and educator since 1988. On Twin Cities stages, Randal has performed and/or directed with The Zephyr Theatre, The Old Log, The Ordway, The Fitzgerald, The Music Box, Pillsbury House, The Margolis Brown Company, The Minneapolis Theatre Garage, The Playwright’s Center, and the MN Fringe Festival. Since its beginnings, Randal has been involved with the Zephyr, and is extremely grateful for the admiration and growth the Zephyr has enjoyed; and looks forward to what unexpected joys are to come!
Cassidy Hall – Yvette
Cassidy Hall graduated from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls with degrees in Creative Writing, Music, and Musical Theatre. She has been actively involved with theatre for many years, performing with the Phipps Center for the Arts, CB Productions, The Zephyr Theatre, and various theatre and film companies throughout the Twin Cities area. Some of her favorite roles include Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Maria in Twelfth Night. She is trained in acting, singing, and dance, including ballroom, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, and tap. In addition to performing on stage, she also works as a writer/writing mentor, a professional photographer, an instructor of performing arts, and the director of The Zephyr Young Actors Theatre.
Jaclyn Mack – Ms. Scarlet
Jaclyn is a versatile actress in the Twin Cities area. Film, theatre, music and modeling are all part of her artistic career. Dance, in every form, as well as stage combat, improv and martial arts are all ongoing pursuits that help round out her creative interests. Jaclyn survives on Starbucks, is addicted to ice cream and always attracted to laughter! Milton Berle once said “Laughter is the best medicine in the world.” CLUE is guaranteed to…dare she say…kill or cure.
Monette Magrath* – Mrs. Peacock
Monette is an American film, television, and theatre actress.
Monette is making her Zephyr debut. Screen credits include Steven Spielberg’s The Post (opposite Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks), Garry Marshall’s The Other Sister (opposite Diane Keaton), and the recurring role of Cheryl on Weeds (opposite Mary Louise Parker). Broadway credits include Lady Bird Johnson in All the Way, opposite Bryan Cranston as LBJ (2014 Tony Award for Best Play) and understudying Bella in The Sound Inside, (which garnered Mary-Louise Parker the 2020 Tony Award for Best Actress). Regional credits include Lizzie in The Rainmaker at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, and Amanda in Private Lives at Geva Theatre Center. She has also worked at Arena Stage, South Coast Rep, Cleveland Play House, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center, and many more. Though she continues to travel around the country for work, she makes her home in Marine On Saint Croix, Minnesota, where she lives with her husband and daughter.
Stephen Neff – Stage Manager
Stephen graduated from the University of Wisconsin Superior with Degrees in Theatre and Music. He has been involved in the Arts from a young age, beginning in various Dance studios in the Tampa, Florida area before moving to northern Wisconsin and performing with Chequamegon Children’s Theatre, Duluth Underground, and Duluth Playhouse. Since moving to the Twin Cities, he has been active with The Zephyr Theatre, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Roseville Calvary Church Community Theatre, Lakeshore Players, and other local Theatres, as well as performing as a Street Actor on the Royal Court at the Shakopee Minnesota Renaissance Festival. He is trained in Acting, Singing, and Dance. Dance includes jazz and ballroom. Neff also teaches introductory after school theatre programs in the Stillwater Area School District, as well as musical direction of children’s shows at The Zephyr Theatre.
Andrew Newman – Professor Plum
Andrew Newman is excited to be making his debut at Zephyr Theatre with this fantastic team! He has appeared with companies across the Twin Cities, including Park Square Theatre, Minneapolis Musical Theatre, Artistry, Theatre in the Round and others. Outside of the Twin Cities, he has appeared at Rochester Civic Theatre, Paul Bunyan Playhouse in Bemidji and Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria. Favorite past roles include the title role in The Government Inspector, Patsy in Spamalot, Leaf Coneybear in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Huckleberry Finn in Big River.
Patrick Thomas O’Brien* – Mr. Green
Pat O’Brien Returned to the Twin Cities fourteen years ago after twenty-five years in L.A. and New York.
He’s been in dozens of films including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Pleasantville, Stuart Little, Intolerable Cruelty, and Forget Paris. He’s guest starred in dozens of TV shows including E.R., C.S.I., The West Wing, Monk, Reba, Home Improvement, Married With Children, Sabrina, The Wonder Years, Night Court, and, (if you’re around 40) was Mr. Dewey on Saved By The Bell.
Stage credits include shows with the New York, New Jersey, and Los Angeles Shakespeare Festivals; The Pasadena, Cleveland, and La Jolla Playhouses; The Arizona Theatre Company, The Old Globe in San Diego, the Arena Stage in D.C., and many theatres in and around the Twin Cities. Look for him again as “Clarence the Angel” in the Zephyr’s “It’s a Wonderful Life”.
Peggy O’Connell* – Mrs. White
Peggy O’Connell has been seen in film, on television, and gracing the stages in Minnesota, the west coast and on Broadway. Her credits include Sandbox, Thin Ice, Northern Exposure as well as guest appearances on A Prairie Home Companion. Theatre credits include My One & Only, Harvey, Cocoanuts, A Christmas Carol, Born Yesterday, Jane Ayre, Nickel & Dimed, Three Penny Opera, among many others.
Larry Ripp – Ensemble
Larry Ripp returns to the Zephyr stage for his 3rd year! Previously performing in Tom Stoppard’s Heroes and Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life, Larry Ripp is a talented and versatile performer. When not gracing the stage, Larry dons his alterego: The Baron of Bubble, entertaining audiences with his giant bubble creations. Watch for his bubbles at the State Fair or Renaissance Festival!
Trish Sisson – Singing Telegram
Originally from New York City Trish Sisson grew up in Miami, FL where she began singing for her supper at age 16. She’s been blessed to earn a living as a vocalist and entertainer ever since. From dinner theatre to casino showroom, from cruise ship feather&sequin variety show to street dances on flatbed trucks, from the piano bar circuits of Philly & Fort Lauderdale to the state & county fair circuit of the upper Midwest — Trish feels at home on any stage as well as in the studio recording jingles, voiceovers and original music. Her song “Have A Heart” has been used to raise money for non-profit organizations such as the Minnesota Visiting Nurse Association, Gilda’s Club, AIDSWalk Miami & the Children’s Cancer Society.
Payton Woodson – Colonel Mustard
Payton J. Woodson is truly excited to be making his debut at The Zephyr Theatre. Payton was last seen on stage in Wonderlust Productions’ HOPSCOTCH: Pop-Up Plays about the Future, Park Square Theatre’s Of Mice and Men in the role of Crooks and To Kill a Mockingbird as Tom Robinson. Payton has most recently been seen on TV commercials for North Memorial Health, National American University and a four year stint for Fingerhut as Al’s Budget. Payton’s voice over credits includes Hiway Federal Credit Union, HealthPartners, Famous Dave’s, United Health Care, Minnesota Twins, TCF Bank, Boston Scientific and others. Payton’s stage credits also include: Kung Fu Zombies vs. Cannibals, MCTC (Fences), Penumbra Theatre (Sleep Deprivation Chamber, A Raisin In The Sun) Mixed Blood Theatre (Ruined) CTC (Bud, Not Buddy) and Pillsbury House Theatre (Home, Boseman and Lena, Riff Raff, Angels In America: Millenium Approaches) Payton’s career highs are performing The Meeting as Malcolm X in Nairobi, Kenya and receiving the Coming Up Taller Award at the White House on behalf of Pillsbury House Theatre’s acclaimed Chicago Avenue Project.
* Indicates member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States