THE FOREIGNER

 

by Larry Shue

directed by Kerry Meads

 

Final Weeks! Closing May 18

 

Our Wild and Wondrous production of Larry Shue's Comic Masterpiece is now playing at the Horton Grand Theatre in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter

 

"Critic's Choice!" - Pam Kragen, U-T San Diego

 

"A Total Hoot!" - Jeff Smith, SD Reader 

 

"Best Bet!" - Pat Launer, KSDS 

 

"Be prepared to laugh from beginning to end!" - Art Rocks 24/7

 

One of America's funniest comedies!

Shy Englishman Charlie Baker finds himself in a rural Georgia fishing lodge where everyone comes to believe he doesn't speak English... and we suddenly are off on one hilarious ride. 

 

Thur at 7:30 /Fri at 8:00 /Sat at  8:00 /Sun at 2:00

 

Horton Grand Theatre

444 Fourth Ave, between Island & J St

 

Running time: 2 hr 30 minutes, including one Intermission

Age appropriateness: recommended for ages 10 and above


Dan Caldwell
Neighbor
Dan has worked for Lamb's patron services since summer 2011. This will be the first time he has appeared on stage anywhere. Ever. He attended school at University of Wisconsin Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin and moved to San Diego in 2011 and never wants to leave. It's cold up der dontcha know.

Nancy Snow Carr
Catherine Simms
Nancy is delighted to be in her third production at LPT. She most recently appeared at The Old Globe as Lady Montague in The Last Goodbye and in the 2011, '12 and '13 productions of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!.Some of Ms. Carr's favorite credits include the National Tours of Phantom and The Buddy Holly Story, Dorothy in the Washington, DC premiere of Summer of ‘42 at the Round House Theatre, Lina Lamont in Singin’ in the Rain at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, NY and RESPECT in San Diego and Phoenix, AZ. Ms. Carr received her B.F.A. from Elon University in NC and M.F.A. from SDSU. She is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Ms. Carr operates a thriving private studio in San Diego where she offers voice lessons and audition preparation. www.nancysnowcarr.com

Geno Carr
Charlie Baker
Geno Carr, a 2013 BroadwayWorld Award nominee, has appeared Off Broadway in Bush Wars and on the National Tours of Phantom, The Buddy Holly Story, and Grease. San Diego credits include Corporal White in Allegiance and Papa Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas(The Old Globe); The Servant of Two Masters (Craig Noel Award nomination), The Music Man, and Mixtape (Lamb’s/Associate Artist);Assassins, Parade, Little Shop of Horrors and Sweeney Todd (Cygnet/Resident Artist); I Love You Because and A Christmas Carol (North Coast Rep.); and A Waltz Dream (Lyric Opera). A few favorite regional credits include Leo in The Producers, Harold in The Full Monty, Sparky in Forever Plaid, Smee in Peter Pan, and Billis in South Pacific. Geno holds an MFA in Acting and Directing (Sarah Lawrence College) and a dual BA in Music and Theatre Arts (Hartwick College). GenoCarr.com.

Ron Choularton
S/Sgt. "Froggy" LeSueur
Ron is thrilled to be part of this wonderful organization. Previous LPT shows: Ring Round The Moon, Enchanted April, See How They Run. Regional: Sight Unseen; Moon For The Misbegotten; Da (Old Globe Theatre). Christmas Carol (3), The Clean House, The Seafarer (San Diego Rep). Selected others: M Butterfly, Breaking the Code, The Foreigner, Terra Nova, Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol, A Christmas Carol (North Coast Rep). Gangster No One, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Reckless, Vigil (The Fritz Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe Festival). My Fair Lady, St Nicholas, Norman Conquests, Gem of the Ocean (Cygnet Theatre). The Caretaker (Renaissance Theatre). Three Sisters, New Village Arts (Ensemble member). FILM & TV: The Dark, Splitsville, Pensacola, Renegade; Wrote and presented KPBS Britcom intros. Ron has been awarded numerous Dramalogue, San Diego Critic's Circle, Patte, and San Diego Playbill Awards. Member AASD.

Kevin Hafso-Koppman
Ellard Simms
Kevin, a San Diego native, is excited to be back at Lamb’s Players, joining this production of The Foreigner. RECENT CREDITS: A nice Indian boy (Old Globe, Reading,) His Girl Friday, Accomplice: San Diego (La Jolla Playhouse); Birds of a Feather (Diversionary Theatre); Zoot Suit (San Diego Rep). LOCAL CREDITS: Henry IV Part I, King O’ the Moon, The Drawer Boy, Mistletoe, Music and Mayhem, Becky’s New Car (North Coast Rep); Speech and Debate, Moscow (Diversionary Theatre); Doubt, Into the Woods (SDSU Theatre); The History Boys (Cygnet Theatre); How I Learned to Drive, Everything Will Be Different (Lynx Performance) and The Winslow Boy (Lamb’s Players Theatre). Kevin has also performed with ion theatre company, 6th @ Penn, Fritz Theatre, Starlight Musical Theatre, and Sledgehammer. Education: B.A. in Theatre Arts (SDSU) and British American Drama Academy at Oxford University. Love and thanks to his family and wife Kyrsten.

David S. Humphrey
Rev. David Marshall Lee
Credits include, National Tour: Forever Plaid and Plaid Tidings. Regional Theatre San Diego County: Les Misérables, The 39 Steps,The Foreigner, MIXTAPE, Boomers, Secret Garden, Into The Woods, South Pacific, 1776, and Cotton Patch Gospel with Lambs Players Theatre; Oklahoma, Forever Plaid, Plaid Tidings with The Welk Resort; Bleeding Kansas with Moxie Theatre; Guys and Dolls with Moonlight Amphitheatre; A Little Night Music, Invention of Love with Cygnet Theatre; Tom Foolery with NCRT/Renaissance Theatre; 1776, I Love You You're Perfect…, Forever Plaid with San Diego CLO; Plaid Tidings with Broadway/San Diego; Forever Plaid with The Theatre in Old Town. Regional Theatre LA/Riverside County: Forever Plaid with CLO South Bay (Ovation Nomination); Plaid Tidings with La Mirada (Ovation Nomination); 1776 with Performance Riverside (Ovation Nomination). David is the original voice of Shadow the Hedgehog for the Sonic the Hedgehog video games with the Sega Corp., and the voice of Jack Keane for the action/adventure pc game Jack Keane. David is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association since 1998. David would like to thank his family for their unending support.

Myra McWethy
Betty Meeks
Lamb’s: See How They Run, An American Christmas (12 years), Uncle Vanya, The Music Man, My Fair Lady. Off-Broadway: Menopause, The Musical. Los Angeles: Menopause, the Musical (original LA Cast). San Diego: La Jolla Playhouse: Our Town. San Diego REP: A Christmas Carol (3 years). Also shows at The Welk Theatre, Starlight, Moonlight, & North Coast Repertory. Television: Conan (recurring character on his opening skits since his move to TNT), Two Broke Girls, Malcolm In The Middle, iCarly, The Bill Engvall Show, American Body Shop, Kirby Buckets (Disney pilot.) A haof-dozen movies, lots of "Funny or Die" videos and web series, including “The Hoarder Talk Show.” Educator, writer, playwright, wife, mom & happy human! Very, very proud to be part of the LPT Artistic Ensemble. For my husband, Kevin. www.MyraMcWethy.com

Cris O'Bryon
S/Sgt. "Froggy" LeSueur
Cris is delighted to return to Lamb's stage after a successful run of "The Foreigner". More recent projects include: Chasing The Song (workshop), Midsummer Night’s Dream (La Jolla Playhouse); The Odd Couple (North Coast Rep); Respect (Act II Productions); Moonlight & Magnolias (Scripps Ranch); Footloose (SDMT); Festival of Christmas (Lamb’s Players), and Legally Blonde (Moonlight Stage). He is also a voiceover artist for clients such as Proctor & Gamble, SDCCU, DARPA, Jack in the Box, Dean Koontz, and Qualcomm. Cris maintains a private voice/acting/piano, and audition studio. His clients have worked on Broadway, National Tours, top regional theatres, and academic programs NYU-Tisch, Indiana, PACE, Hartt, Boston Conservatory, CCM, Loyola, AMDA, and Northwestern. His increasingly favorite role is Dad, to 4 year-old daughter, Avery.

Brent Schindele
Rev. David Marshall Lee
is pleased to return to Lamb's after playing Sky Masterson in Guys & Dolls in 2012 and the pianist/MC in Pete 'n Keely in 2013. In the last year, Brent also played Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps in Los Angeles, Max Mencken in Superman in San Francisco, Sam Mason in Girl Crazy in Thousand Oaks, Mark in Pump Boys & Dinettes in Santa Cruz, and Bob Wallace (again) in White Christmas in Palos Verdes...and most importantly, he got married! Broadway-Nat'l. Tour: West Side Story (Tony), Jesus Christ Superstar (Peter, Simon the Zealot, keyboards). Off-Broadway/U.S. regional premieres: The Musical of Musicals (the Leading Man). Film/TV: Cold Case, It Is Written and Thirteen Days with Kevin Costner. Brent starred as Johnny Blue in the world premiere of South Street at the Pasadena Playhouse and played Curly McLain in Oklahoma! at the Moonlight Amphitheater and elsewhere. Other recent credits (with piano!) include Franklin Shepard in Merrily We Roll Along, Cosme in Souvenir, Brendan in Striking Twelve, and Buddy in Gunmetal Blues. For Erika, always. Matthew 7:21

Mike Sears
Owen Musser
La Jolla Playhouse: Sideways, His Girl Friday, Hands on a Hard Body (u/s), Bonnie and Clyde. Off-Broadway: When Words Fail (Houseman Theatre), Leap (Abingdon Theatre), To Have and To Hold (Phil Bosakowski Theatre). Off-Off Broadway: New Dramatist, New York Fringe Festival, The American Globe Theatre, The Present Company, Boomerang Theatre Summer Shakespeare, NY Musical Theatre Works, The Producer’s Club and The Duplex. Regional: Birds of a Feather (Diversionary Theatre), Tortilla Curtain (San Diego Rep), A Behanding In Spokane, Man From Nebraska (Cygnet Theatre), Simpatico (New Village Arts), Killer Joe (Compass Theatre), Good Boys (Mo’olelo), The Glory Man, Rehearsal for Murder (Lamb’s Players), Tuesday’s With Morrie (North Coast Rep). Mike is a graduate of the William Esper Studio in New York City and a member of Actors Equity Association.

Jon Lorenz
U.S. - Rev. David Marshall Lee
Musical Director, Arranger. LPT Musical Direction/Supervision: Mixtape, Joseph, Guys & Dolls, Pete n'Keely, Joe Vs the Volcano, Fantasticks, Hometown Christmas and Festival of Christmas 2007-14. Co-creator of MixTape (book, musical arrangements). Looking Glass Girl (book, music, lyrics) - part of the 2005 ASCAP/Disney Musical Theater Workshop, staged at NYU in 2010, and optioned by NBC/Universal Theatricals in 2013. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (book, music, lyrics) premieres fall 2015 at LPT. Original songs/arrangements: Festival of Christmas 2007-14, Twelfth Night (LPT), Traditions of Christmas (CCT). Score/sound design: Wit, Ideal Husband, The Hit, Room Service. Composes music/lyrics for youth musicals produced nationally. Directing: Mix It Up, Athens High (LPT), Love's Fire, Scaffolding, All in the Timing (CSU Fullerton), Alice, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Annie Get Your Gun, Bye Bye Birdie (CCT). Old Globe: A Room With a View, Scottsboro Boys (Music Assistant). LPT Resident Artist: Amadeus, 80 Days, Voysey Inheritance, Inspector Calls, Winslow Boy, Detective Story, Hamlet, Joseph, Secret Garden, Smoke On the Mountain, Chaps, Festival of Christmas. Special Love & Gratitude the muses & music makers: Julie, Hudson Fox & Macy Flynn.


Mike Buckley
Set Designer
Since 1984 Mike has designed over 190 productions at Lambs Players in addition to many shows at such companies as San Diego Rep, The Laguna Playhouse and the Old Globe/USD MFA program. Recent favorites include sets for Wit and Les Miserables here at Lambs and set and lights for Rent at Southwestern College where he teaches technical theatre and design. Also a playwright, his romantic comedy The Hit had an extended run at LPT’s Coronado Theatre and then the Horton Grand Theatre and his set for The Hit earned Mike his fifth Patte Award. As an actor, Mike has appeared in many shows at LPT. Favorites include The Hit, Joseph…, Beau Jest, Johnny Pye and the Foolkiller, The Secret Garden, and My Fair Lady. He also appeared in Crazy For You at Moonlight. TV credits include Wicked, Wicked Games as well as several commercials. Mike also designs residential interiors through his business Weekend Makeover.

Juliet Czoka
Costume Designer
Juliet Czoka has worked in Lamb's players costume shop since 2011, after graduating from Fashion Careers College of California. She is excited to be designing her second show along side Jemima Dutra!

Jemima Dutra
Costume Designer
Costume design credits for Lamb's Player's Theatre include: Mixtape, Hip Pocket for LPT's educational outreach touring show, Trying, See How They Run, The 39 Steps and co-costume design of The Foreigner with Juliet Czoka. Costume design credits at other venues include: All This and Moonlight, and An Inspector Calls at Scripps Ranch Theater, Old Wicked Songs and Talley's Folly at North Coast Rep, and Side Man for Bang! Productions. Jemima has worked at Lamb's for over 8 years in the costume department as a cutter/pattern maker, seamstress, and assistant to Jeanne Reith, she has also worked backstage as Assistant Stage Manager on Boomers and Godspell. She been featured in 944 magazine, The Social Diary, and ArtPulse TV. Jemima would like to thank her wonderful husband Jeff and their daughters Amelia & Charlotte for all their love and support.

Jon Lorenz
Sound Designer
Musical Director, Arranger. LPT Musical Direction/Supervision: Mixtape, Joseph, Guys & Dolls, Pete n'Keely, Joe Vs the Volcano, Fantasticks, Hometown Christmas and Festival of Christmas 2007-14. Co-creator of MixTape (book, musical arrangements). Looking Glass Girl (book, music, lyrics) - part of the 2005 ASCAP/Disney Musical Theater Workshop, staged at NYU in 2010, and optioned by NBC/Universal Theatricals in 2013. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (book, music, lyrics) premieres fall 2015 at LPT. Original songs/arrangements: Festival of Christmas 2007-14, Twelfth Night (LPT), Traditions of Christmas (CCT). Score/sound design: Wit, Ideal Husband, The Hit, Room Service. Composes music/lyrics for youth musicals produced nationally. Directing: Mix It Up, Athens High (LPT), Love's Fire, Scaffolding, All in the Timing (CSU Fullerton), Alice, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Annie Get Your Gun, Bye Bye Birdie (CCT). Old Globe: A Room With a View, Scottsboro Boys (Music Assistant). LPT Resident Artist: Amadeus, 80 Days, Voysey Inheritance, Inspector Calls, Winslow Boy, Detective Story, Hamlet, Joseph, Secret Garden, Smoke On the Mountain, Chaps, Festival of Christmas. Special Love & Gratitude the muses & music makers: Julie, Hudson Fox & Macy Flynn.

Michael McKeon
Properties Designer
is an avid Photographer, Videographer, Painter, Sculptor and “maker of things.” Since 2008, Michael has had the honor to work with Lamb’s as a Craft Master, Scenic Designer, Scenic Artist, Properties Designer, Multimedia/Video Designer and Technician, Stage Manager and Front of House Associate for various shows and special events at LPT. Other scenic design credits include: Killer Joe - San Diego Theater Critics Circle Award (Compass), Side Man (Diversionary), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Intrepid Shakespeare Company)

Kerry Meads
Director of The Foreigner
wears many hats as actor, director, and playwright. Kerry is the director of LPT’s Educational Outreach. On staff at LPT since 1976, she now serves as LPT’s Associate Artistic Director. As resident playwright, her work includes Boomers, American Rhythm, Dracula, My Asparagus Is Growing Fine and LPT’s annual Festival of Christmas. Her directing credits include MIXTAPE, Guys & Dolls, Trying, An Ideal Husband, Pretty Fire, Thunder At Dawn, Private Lives, The Boys Next Door, Amadeus, Beau Jest, The Foreigner and You Can’t Take It With You. As a performer she has been seen in such productions as The Great Divorce; Quilters; Tartuffe; Godspell; She Loves Me; A Woman of No Importance; You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown; Till We Have Faces; Pump Boys and Dinettes; Into The Woods; Hello, Dolly!; Boomers, The Hit, Leaving Iowa, Harvey , The Music Man and See How They Run.

Nathan Peirson
Lighting Designer
a graduate of Biola University, Nate is Lamb’s Director of Craft & Design. He has been designing lights for over 20 years. He is also a busy actor, photographer and musician and amateur luthier. As a performer Nate has been seen many of Lamb’s Christmas productions from the main stage to An American Christmas at the Hotel Del Coronado.

Amanda Salmons
Stage Manager
Amanda has worked previously at Lambs Players on See How They Run, Mixtape, The Music Man, and The Rivalry. Other San Diego credits include The Last Goodbye, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Inherit the Wind, As You Like It, Richard III, Anna Christie, Somewhere, Groundswell, Welcome to Arroyo's, Lost in Yonkers, I Do! I Do!, The Savannah Disputation and The Price (The Old Globe), The Pirates of Penzance, The Gondoliers, Candide, Trial by Jury, and Rumpelstitskin (Lyric Opera San Diego) and SummerFest (La Jolla Music Society). She is a graduate of UC San Diego.


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Sun at 2pm $62$52
Fri & Sat at 8pm $50$40
Thu at 7:30 $38$28

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Seniors (66 and over) $5 Off

Youth (5 thru 17) & Active Military (with ID) - Half Price

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The Horton Grand Box Office opens at 5pm Wed - Sat, opens Sun at 2pm

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