The Mystery of Irma Vepby Charles Ludlam
Named "Best Comedy Play" by The New York Times and Time Magazine: Wuthering Heights, Hitchcock's Rebecca, The Mummy's Curse and more are satirized in this hysterical romp.
The Mystery of Irma Vep is revealed in this quick change marathon of two actors portraying eight classic characters.
BRAD DEPLANCHE is thrilled to be returning to FST, and to be working on his ninth production with director, Jim Helsinger! Audiences may remember him as Passepartout in Around the World in Eighty Days, a role which won him both a Sarasota Magazine and a Herald-Tribune Handy Award. Off-Off Broadway; Classic Stage Company, Theatre at St. Clements, and Chelsea Repertory. Regional; Orlando Shakespeare Theater, South Coast Repertory, American Conservatory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Utah Shakespearean Festival, Syracuse Stage Company, Cape Playhouse, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, The Hangar Theatre, Clarence Brown, Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Aurora Theatre Company, the B Street Theatre, and Sacramento Theatre Company. Upcoming; China, The Whole Enchilada, also directed by Jim Helsinger, for the New York Fringe Festival. Brad holds an MFA degree from the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco.
PATRICK NOONAN is excited to be back at FST with The Mystery of Irma Vep. He was most recently seen in Jewtopia this spring and at The GEVA Theatre Center playing Howie Newsome in Our Town. A proud veteran of the longest running play in America, Patrick starred in over 1500 performances of Shear Madness. TV/ film credits include: Law and Order, Law and Order: CI, The Black Donnellys, Hope and Faith, Guiding Light, The Princess Diaries, and the soon to be released feature film Frame of Mind.
Director | Jim Helsinger
Costume & Scenic Designer | Marcella Beckwith
Lighting Designer | Colleen Jennings
Sound Designer | Matt Given
Production Stage Manager | Julie Stemmler*
Production Stage Manager | Dean Curosmith*
* Denotes Member of Actors' Equity Association, The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.