Get to know Stephen Turner

Ebenezer Scrooge – Stephen Turner

LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name:  Stephen Charles Turner

DOB: December 2nd, 1976
Hometown: Colorado Springs
Education: Bachelor’s of Musical Theatre, University of Northern Colorado
Day Job:  Slumlord, and I mostly work at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…
Holiday Tradition:  Dining at a Chinese restaurant on Christmas Eve

Off-Time: I’m an avid board gamer. I play tons of games and am always learning more. I also design games. Check out My Big Break, the hilarious cutthroat board game that follows musical theater actors as they audition their way to success! www.mybigbreakgame.com
Season:  Autumn.  I love the colors, and it is neither too hot nor too cold.
Movie: Mary Poppins
Musical:  Into the Woods, but Sunday in the Park With George is climbing my chart. So is Hamilton
Color: Green
Animal:  I love zebras!
Book:  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.  This is the only book I ever threw across a room in frustration!
Band:  The Beatles
Song: Whatever is stuck in my head at the time…
Beverage: Glenlivet 15, with a splash of water

THIS OR THAT…
Past, Present, or Future? Present
Cats or Dogs?  Dogs
Beer or Wine?  Scotch
Sweet of Sour?  Sweet
Mild or Spicy?  Mild
Coffee or Tea? Tea
Piercings or Tattoos?  Neither, but I prefer tattoos
FroYo or Ice Cream?  Ice cream is the nectar of the gods
City or Country?  City
Coke or Pepsi? Both
Netflix or Hulu? Netflix
Early Bird or Night Owl? Night Owl

ANSWER ME THIS…
When life hands you lemons? Lemon tree, very pretty, and the lemon flower is sweet, but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat.  

Who do you admire most? I admire a local actor named Wayne Kennedy.  He’s an amazing performer, and so impressive to watch as a parent as well.  
What is your biggest fear? I fear boredom and drudgery, this is probably why avoid ever getting a real job.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Probably doing exactly the same thing I am now, and living in the exact same place.  
What is one thing on your “bucket” list? Bungee jumping for realsies.  
What is the most rewarding advice you’ve received? Only you can make you happy.  
Can we follow you? FB? Twitter? Instagram? Not really.  Sorry.  As self-deluded as I am, I don’t need to start having ‘fans’ to make my solipsism worse.  
Why see A Christmas Carol? I think everybody needs a reminder that Scrooge is in all of us, and that from time to time we need to realize how we can be better people than we are.  

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Get to know Caitlin Conklin…

Caitlin Conklin. Cast as Raven/Goats Mother in The Robber Bridegroom.

Caitlin Conklin as Raven/Goat’s Mother

LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: Caitlin Conklin
DOB: November 27, 1990
Hometown: Highlands Ranch
Education: Bachelors in Oboe and Theatre, Masters in Education from the University of Denver
Day Job: K-8 Music and Drama Teacher

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…?
Season: Winter
Movie: Love Actually
Musical: Into the Woods
Color: Yellow
Animal: Narwhal
Book: Pride and Prejudice
Band: The Civil Wars
Song: “The Scientist” by Coldplay
Sport: Downhill Skiing
Beverage: Root Beer
Pastime: Knitting

THIS OR THAT…
Dogs or cats? Dogs.
Beer or Mixed Drinks? Beer.  
Cake or Pie? Cake.
Chocolate or Vanilla? Both!
Coke or Pepsi? Coke
Spicy or Mild? Mild
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Boxers or Briefs? Pssh, a lady never shares that sort of information.
Piercings or Tattoos? No.
City or Countryside? City
Netflix or Hulu? Netflix

ANSWER ME THIS…
You are stranded on a deserted island, what two items do you bring? Sunscreen and a good book
When life hands you lemons? Squirt your enemies in the eye with the lemon juice.
Dream role to perform? Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd
Who is your hero? My mom and dad.  They’re the reason I am where I am today.

What’s your biggest fear? Spiders.
What inspires you? My elementary school students.  They bring a lot of passion and joy to everything they do and it’s super inspiring to see. 
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Teaching, acting, directing, making music…all of the things I’m lucky enough to do now!
Can we follow you? FB? Twitter? Instagram? I’m a little out of the social media loop, but I do have a FB page!
How do you want the world to remember you? I liked to be remembered as someone who made people feel loved and tried to make the world a better place.
Why should we see The Robber Bridegroom? I am so obsessed with this show I could talk for days about why everyone needs to see it. It has a great cast, a great story, and an amazing bluegrass score. It’s quirky, fun, and everyone should see it while they have the chance!

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Get to know Brandon…

Brandon Wetmore. Ensemble in Bonnie & Clyde the musical…

Brandon Wetmore – Ensemble

LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: Brandon Wetmore
DOB: October 24th, 1992
Hometown: Clackamas OR
Education: Theatre at Biola University in Southern California
Day Job: selling bread

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…?
Holiday: My birthday is a week before Halloween so that’s a pretty good time for me
Season: Summer
Movie: I tell everyone Stand By Me but it’s 100% the first Pirates of the Caribbean
Musical: Carrie the Musical (for real, check it out!)
Color: Blue
Animal: Cats
Book: East of Eden and I’m a human person so also Harry Potter
Band: I work out to the Shrek 2 soundtrack sometimes
Song: Africa by Toto always
Beverage: Dr Pepper
Pastime: naps are the best, honestly

THIS OR THAT…
Dogs or cats? Cats are low key my spirit animal so cats
Sweet or Sour? Sour
Cake or Pie? Pie
Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate
Coke or Pepsi? Mr Pibb is a fine alternative
Spicy or Mild? Spicy and people always underestimate how spicy I can handle
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Piercings or Tattoos? None yet, on the low, what do you think about a cat tattoo?|
Soup or Salad? Both actually and in unlimited quantities
City or Countryside? City but the country is also nice
Mountains or Ocean? Ocean

ANSWER ME THIS…
You are stranded on a deserted island, what two items do you bring? Maybe however many supplies I need to make my own sushi. Including my phone, because I can’t make anything without googling it first
When life hands you lemons? Throw them, whatever makes you feel better
Dream role to perform? I want to play every character in Into the Woods to be honest
Who is your hero? My mom is pretty admirable. John Mulaney is really cool too.
What’s your biggest fear? I hate that everyone but me pees in the pool
What inspires you? Art and just like a little bit of nature
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? A glow up would be great 
Can we follow you? FB? Twitter? Instagram? Yes! Instagram and Twitter (brandonwetmore)
How do you want the world to remember you? Hopefully I made people feel like they could be themselves around me
Why should we see Bonnie & Clyde? True crime stories are hot right now and ours has song and dance too, so that’s why

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Get to know Becca Hyde…

Cast as Mary Beth in A Christmas Story, the Musical

Becca Hyde as Mary Jane
Becca Hyde as Mary Beth

LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: Becca Hyde
DOB: 12/01/2001
Hometown: Johnstown, CO
Education: Homeschooled Sophomore
Day Job: Student

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…?
Holiday: Christmas
Season: Fall
Movie: Lord of the Rings
Musical: Phantom of the Opera and Hamilton
Color: Green
Animal: Cheetah
Book: To Kill A Mockingbird
Band: Don’t have one
Song: Castle by Halsey
Beverage: Apple Cider
Pastime: Volunteering at the Humane Society

THIS OR THAT…
Eggnog or Hot Chocolate? Hot Chocolate
Dogs or cats? Dogs
Sweet or Sour? Sour
Cake or Pie? Pie
Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate
Coke or Pepsi? Coke
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Soup or Salad? Soup
City or Countryside? City
Summer or Winter? Summer
Mountains or Ocean? Mountains

ANSWER ME THIS…
What’s your favorite holiday tradition? Decorating the Christmas tree
You are stranded at the North Pole, what two items do you bring? Book and my phone
When life hands you lemons? You make lemonade (duh)
Dream role to perform? Little Red in Into the Woods
Who is your hero? Kristin Chenoweth
What’s your biggest fear? The dark
What inspires you? Learning from the talented people around me
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Still in Medical School
Why should we see A Christmas Story The Musical? It is a family friendly holiday treat!
Any holiday wishes? Good health and happiness

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