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Meet the Cast & Crew of Pinocchio

 

Brad Walker (Pinocchio) is always pleased to be back with SBT, previously appearing in The Tortoise and the Hare, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Sleeping Beauty, and Jack and the Beanstalk. Brad is also a director, event entertainer, teaching artist, and a graduate of the University of Washington; a few favorite shows: Little Shop of Horrors (Harlequin Productions), A Charlie Brown Christmas (Taproot Theatre), as well as shows with Seattle Children’s Theatre, Second Story Rep, and Book-It Rep. Brad has directed school plays at Sacajawea Elementary, Bryant Elementary, and John Stanford International School, among others. Enjoy the show!
Shoshauna Mohlman (Blue Fairy) has been fortunate enough to perform with StoryBook Theater since 2011, playing several Moms, a Fairy, various animals and a Toymaker. She was also recently seen in Seattle Musical Theater’s “Little Women” as Marmee. She feels like she has the best job in the world; introducing children to the magic of theater! She is forever grateful for the support of her loving husband, Shawn and their amazing children as she pursues this passion. Enjoy the show!
Andrew Murray (Fox) just loves StoryBook Theater! Previous favorite roles include: Hare (The Tortoise & the Hare), Swindler (The Emperor’s New Clothes), Cow/Giant (Jack & the Beanstalk), Wolf (Little Red), Dorfs/Prince (Snow White), Rag/Prince (Cinderella), and Cocky Locky/Foxy Loxy (Chicken Little). He holds a BA in Drama and Anthropology from the University of Washington and taught theater at Sweet Pea Preschool for the Arts for 5 years. Thank you so much for joining us, and BIG thanks to Sue, Lani, Liz, my family and D.  
Lindsay Merino (Cat) is ecstatic to be returning to the StoryBook Theater family after almost 10 years! After studying at the University Northern Colorado, she moved to New York to pursue an acting career. She has since returned to the green and drizzly Mecca that is the Pacific Northwest with a family in tow. Previous Storybook credits include Chicken Little (Chicken Little), Cinderella (Swing) and Three Pigs (Swing). Much love to the cast and crew, Crystal, Liz, Sue, Karen, Lani, Dooby Dooby, Luige and Jerry for endless support.
Andrew Coopman (Geppetto & Puppet Master) is absolutely thrilled to be joining StoryBook Theater for the first of hopefully many times. Andrew is a local director, actor, and teaching artist. Currently, he works for Studio East, Village Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, and, most recently, he directed Beauty & The Beast at Edmond’s Driftwood Players. Previous acting credits include David in Company (Renton Civic), Stewpot in South Pacific (SMT), and Father in ’Twas the Night… (Studio East). Andrew would like to thank Sue, Lani, Crystal, Liz, and Karen for the opportunity to work on this fabulous show, the cast for always making things fun; and, finally, his friends and family for their support. Enjoy the show!
Crystal Dawn Munkers (Director) StudioEast/StoryBook credits include ‘Twas the Night, A Little Mermaid, Rapunzel. Northwest production credits include Boeing, Boeing!Hound of the Baskervilles (Seattle Repertory Theatre); Bad Apples Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (ACT); Little Shop of Horrors (ACT/5th Ave);  No Way to Tread a LadyThe Noteworthy Life of Howard BarnesWatt?!?West Side Story Peter Pan (Village Theatre); StellalunaRobin Hood, Dick Wittington and His Cat (Seattle Children’s Theatre); The Government Inspector, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo + JulietMuch Ado About NothingLove’s Labour’s Lost,  Gregory Award “Best Production” Nominee As You Like It (Seattle Shakespeare Company); Passing Strange (Sidecountry Theatre); Forever Plaid (Bellevue Civic, Tacoma Actors’ Guild, SecondStory Repertory); A Chorus Line, Broadway World “Best Choreography” Nominees Gypsy and CHICAGO (Seattle Musical Theatre); Sister Act, Singin’ In the Rain (Cornish College of the Arts); and her film Her Heart.  For Carnival Cruise Line, Crystal produced, directed and designed a production show featuring original Fosse choreography. She completed the University of Washington’s graduate program in Directing for the Stage and Screen.
Karen Omahen (Choreographer) is excited to be back choreographing for StoryBook Theater’s 20th season! She has had the pleasure of staging pigs, elves, dorfs, chickens, witches, ducks & other magical creatures for StoryBook Theater’s talented casts & crews for the past 16 plus years. Favorite SBT shows include Little Red, Chicken Little, & The Three Little Pigs. Teaching credits include Studio East, Tap Dance Seattle, the 5th Avenue Theatre, and the University of Washington. Performing credits include local, regional, and Broadway productions.
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