(George Rose, Ingrid’s husband)
(Paul Rose, their son)
Kristen is an Associate Professor at CCP with an MFA in Acting from the University of Pittsburgh, Quinn’s recent credits include Molly Sweeney (title role) for the Irish Heritage Theatre, The Widow Capilet in The PAC’s production of All’s Well that Ends Well, Paulina in The Seagull with Ego Po Classic, and Lisa in The Lyons for Isis Productions. She has also performed in plays at the Wilma, the Lantern, InterAct, The Eagle, The Eternal Spiral Project, Center City Theatre Works, Walking Fish, The IRC, New City Stage, Montgomery Theatre, The Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Luna and others.
Ian is a 2015 graduate of Arcadia University’s BFA Acting program. Since then he has appeared in several new works in the region, and understudied at Walnut Street Theatre. The captain of the 2016 Rakish Rogues at the PA Renaissance Faire, he will return to the Rogues this fall. He’s also recently performed at Mount Hope Estate in their Poe Evermore and Holidays at Mount Hope productions. A resident of South Philadelphia for the past 2 years, Ian was born in Fairfax, VA, and grew up in Chicago, IL and Pottstown, PA where he attended The Hill School.
Tyler is a native of Doylestown, PA, grew up in Bucks County and currently lives in New Hope, PA. Virtually born into the theatre as the grandson of Ginny Brennan, former General Manager at the Bucks County Playhouse, he made his stage debut at age 6 in Seussical the Musical with the Downtown Performing Arts Center in Lambertville, NJ and has been performing ever since. Educated at New Hope-Solebury High School, Tyler completed his schooling at Bucks Learning Cooperative, and will be attending The New School for Drama in the fall. Tyler trained in dance and voice under Louis Palena and Jordan Brennan, and acting under Stephen Stahl. For the past 6 years, he has been working with iTheatrics in New York City for junior and high school adaptations of noted musicals, having the opportunity to work with legends such as Baayork Lee on A Chorus Line: High School Edition, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul on James and The Giant Peach Jr., and Jacob Brent on Chicago: High School Edition. In 2016, Tyler made his Off Broadway debut at the Lion Theatre in Susanne Sulby’s Sanctuary The Play.
(Dr. Amin, Abdul’s father)
(Nigel Taplow, headmaster of St. Crispin’s School)
(Abdul Amin, student)
Eric is a Gladwyne, PA native and works in theatre, TV and film in the PA, NY and MD markets. Born in Norristown, PA, Eric attended Harriton High School and Penn State University, graduating with a BS in Parks and Rec. Management. Currently a resident of West Chester, who lived in North Carolina for 15 years and Alaska for 6, some of Eric’s favorite roles are Paul in Muddled, Dad in Caught in the Net, Chief Yonaguska in Unto These Hills – The Story of the Cherokee and Clarence the Angel (plus 14 other character voices) in It’s a Wonderful Life-1940’s Radio Play. Most recently he has been seen being killed or kidnapped on the ID Channel.
Bob has portrayed numerous characters in film and on stage, including 1950’s game show host John Daly in the Lifetime Channel Movie Take My Advice: the Ann and Abby Story, Admiral Taft in the USA Network Series Political Animals, The Master of Ceremonies for the Vic Allen Dinner in Episode 3, season 2 of HBO’s series VEEP, a Senator in House of Cards, a frustrated Pastor in the feature film Counseling Day, Aaron Levinsky in Nuts, Mr Gardner in Mrs. Warren’s Profession, and most recently, Inspector Farcus in Stagecrafter’s production of Clever Dick. He has done tv and radio spots for such companies as the PA Lottery, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Prudential’s “Retirement Red Zone”, VISA, Drexel University and more. Born in Boston, MA, Bob grew up in Merion and Villanova, attended Valley Forge Military Academy and college at the University of South Carolina, earning a degree in International Relations in 1974 and then a M.Ed from Boston University. After 22 years in the U.S. Army he retired in 1996 as Lieutenant Colonel and began professionally acting in Seattle, WA in 1998. He moved back to the area in 2005 and currently resides in Villanova, PA.
Jay, a native from Inwood, NY, is making his Philadelphia debut in The Roses in June. A soon-to-be graduate of SUNY Fredonia this May with a B.F.A in Musical Theatre, Jay’s credits include The Medium (directed by Emmy Award winner W. Terry Beck), Man of La Mancha, The Mikado (Ted Sperling, Carnegie Hall), Six Characters in Search of an Author, Balm in Gilead, and Spring Awakening: A Children’s Tragedy. A Long Islander, born in Queens NY who grew up in Inwood, NY, Jay has toured Israel, Switzerland and Austria with The Master Voices, a NYC choir and performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Verbier Festival.
(Colin Davies, housemaster at St. Crispin’s)
Kyle is a local Philadelphia actor who earned his MA from Villanova University, and his BFA from the University of the Arts, with a focus in Stage Combat. Previous roles include: Nicky Silver’s The Lyons (Curtis); Brian Friel’s Translations (Doalty); Michael Hollinger’s A Wonderful Noise (Chester, Pettigrew, and the Conductor); Shakespeare’s Macbeth (Macbeth); Rachel Bonds’ Michael and Edie (Ben); Charles Mee’s Big Love (Constantine); (Willie); John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt (Father Flynn); Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap (Sergeant Trotter u/s) and more. Fight Choreography credits include: West Side Story, Macbeth, Beauty and the Beast, Crazy For You, and Oklahoma.