Monday, Wednesday, Friday* Cast

*This cast also performs the 12:30pm Saturday performances. Please note we can never guarantee a performer (especially for weekday matinees), an actor may change with their double or understudy at any time.

Donna Louden

Alice Murphy

Tours/Regional: Bright Star 1st National (Alice U/S), Frozen Live at the Hyperion (workshop and premier cast Elsa), Beauty and the Beast (Belle U/S), When You Wish Upon a Star (Rapunzel, Jane), Seussical the Musical with Cathy Rigby (Bird Girl), Donna Explains it All, a Totally 90s Cabaret (Broadway World Award) TV/Film: Encore! on Disney+. Thanks to my managers at RedRock, Tyson Leavitt, and all of HCT for the opportunity. Love to Bert. For my family.

Understudy to Ms. Louden - Bre Welch. See bio below.

Carter Walker

Billy Cane

Carter is excited to be returning to the HCT Stage. Previous stage credits include Newsies (Hale Centre Theatre), Tuck Everlasting (HCTO), Edward II, and A Doll’s House (An Other Theatre Company). Carter recently graduated from UVU with a BFA in Acting.

Darick Pead

Jimmy Ray Dobbs

Tours: Falsettos (Standby: Marvin, Mendel, Whizzer), Into the Woods (Rapuzel’s Prince, Florinda, Milky White), and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Beast). Regional/community: Hale Centre Theatre: The Drowsy Chaperone (Aldolpho), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Freddy). HCTO: Xanadu (Sonny), 110 in the Shade (Starbuck). Darick holds a BFA in Acting from BYU. “To my family for all the continued support and love. Sure love ya!”

Standby for Mr. Pead - Adam Dietlein

Adam Dietlein

Jimmy Ray Dobbs (Standby)

Adam to be back on the HCT stage. Other HCT roles: An American In Paris (Henri Baurel), A Christmas Carol (Dickens, Young Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Ensemble), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), Oklahoma! (Curly), Les Misérables (Javert), Brigadoon (Tommy), Tarzan (Kerchek). He is fresh from the Broadway stage where he played Nick in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Off-Broadway: Interview (Eugene Harper). 1st International Tour: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Gaston). NYMF: Shelter (Joshua). Film: Ephraim’s Rescue, Jackie & Ryan. TV: Bull (CBS). Adam has a BS in Exercise Physiology from the University of Utah. Love to Callie and BookItScott.

Josh Richardson

Daddy Cane

Josh is a familiar face to our HCT audiences. HCT credits include: The Addams Family (Gomez Addams), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Dom Claude Frollo), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Elton), The Heart of Robin Hood (Robert Summers), To Kill A Mockingbird (Bob Ewell), Les Miseràbles (Thernardier) plus many more. CPT credits: Shrek The Musical (Shrek), Harvey (Elwood P. Dowd). He received his Associates Degree in Theatre Arts from Ricks College and his Bachelor's Degree in Acting and Directing from Southern Utah University. He works as an account manager for Holistic Web Presence. “As an adopted child, this story is incredibly personal to me. Special thanks to Dave, Kelly, and the whole team for letting me be a part of such a beautiful show”

Brianna Meikles

Margo Crawford

Excited to be back on the HCT stage, Brianna was last seen in our production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. UVU Credits include Julius Caesar, 9 to 5: The Musical, The Children’s Hour, and Jumpers. Brianna also served a performing mission in Nauvoo, IL. She received her BFA in Musical Theatre from UVU and currently works as vocalist for Changing Lanes Entertainment Group, plus teaches voice lessons at the SCERA. “I’m so grateful to be a part of this powerful story. This is a dream come true! Thank you to my teachers, friends, and family for believing in me and helping me grow.”

Jeffrey Whitlock

Daryl Ames

Jeffrey was most recently seen in our production of Matilda. Other HCT credits include The Scarlet Pimpernel (The Prince of Wales/Robespierre), My Son Pinocchio (Buonragazzo), The Nerd (Axel Hammond), Peter and the Starcatcher (Smee), Oliver! (Fagin), and The Hasty Heart (Lachlen). Jeffrey has also performed at Jackson Hole Playhouse and HCTO.  Jeffrey has a BA in Film from the U of U. “Thanks to my entire family for their love and support.''

Bre Welch

Lucy Grant

Bre is thrilled  to be back on the Hale Centre Theatre stage! HCT Credits include: Matilda (Miss Honey), Newsies (Katherine Plumber), The Pirate Queen (Grace O’Malley), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Ariel), Catch Me If You Can (Brenda Strong), and in Sister Act (Sister Mary Robert). Other favorite credits include: WSU-Xanadu (Kira), The Light in the Piazza (Clara); CPT South Pacific (Nellie). Bre has worked as a character performer at Walt Disney World. Bre has a Musical Theatre Degree from WSU and is owner and photographer of Pepperfox Photo. “All my love to Addison, Alfie, and Poppy.”

Tamari Dunbar

Mama Murphy

Returning to our stage after last being seen in Steel Magnolias as M’Lynn Eatenton. She has performed with Riot Act, Pioneer Theatre Company, Pinnacle Acting Company, The Grand Theatre, Lyric Repertory Company, The Classical Greek Theatre Festival, and Sting and Honey. Some of her favorite roles include: Dancing at Lughnasa (Agnes), The Proposal (Natasha), Grey Gardens (Edith/Little Edie), ION (Creusa), and Picnic (Flo). Originally from the Bay area in California, she studied at Utah State University and resides in Salt Lake with her husband Roger and their three children.

David Marsden

Daddy Murphy

Recent HCT credits include Seussical (General Gengus Khan Schmitz), The Wizard of Oz (Professor Marvel/Wizard of Oz), Cash on Delivery (Dr. Chapman). CenterPoint Legacy Theatre: in The Pirates of Penzance (The Major General), Mary Poppins (Mr. Banks), Curtains (Lt. Cioffi), Guys and Dolls (Nathan Detroit), and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Lawrence Jamison). He also appeared at the Egyptian Theatre in Park City in Noises Off (Lloyd). “The Dude abides.”

Ric Starnes

Mayor Dobbs

A familiar face to the Utah theatre audience. Hale Centre Theatre credits include Newsies, Tuck Everlasting, To Kill A Mockingbird, Beau Jest, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and, most recently, A Christmas Carol 2019. HCTO: Newsies, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Big Fish. PTC: Newsies. “I am grateful for the opportunity to tell this story. I hope each of you will feel a connection to family, faith, and reconciliation in the music and the message. Thanks to Dave, Kelly, Sally, Mark, and the entire production team for entrusting me with this complex character. Love to my awesome wife, who continues to support me and the theatre habit.”

Nathanael Abbott

Man 1 / Max

Nathanael was previously in our production of The Addams Family as Lucas Beineke. Nathanael is Director/Co-Founder of Panscape Pictures, an independent film company. “To have faith is to have wings.” Peter and the Starcatcher.

Christian Johnston

Man 2 / Dr. Norquist

Some of Christians favorite credits include: Hale Centre Theatre-The Music Man (Marcellus Washburn); Lyric Repertory Company-Big River (Tom Sawyer), Charlotte’s Web (Wilbur); Good Company Theatre: Pirated! (Sgt. Wetzel); Sundance Summer Theatre: The Sound of Music (Rolf); CPT: Holiday Inn (Ted Hanover) and West Side Story (Diesel); WSU: Sunday in the Park With George (George).

Jason Baldwin

Man 3 / Standord Adams

Recent credits include: Freaky Friday (Mike), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Ozzy), and The Music Man (Jacey Squires) at Hale Centre Theatre. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (William Barfee) and Damn Yankees (Joe Hardy) at Weber State University. Jason holds a BA in Musical Theatre from Weber State University and works for HCT as our Set Shop Manager. “Thanks to my sweet wife and my two "P's" in a pod for putting up with me and always cheering me on. Love you all.”

MaKenna Tinney

Woman 1 / Florence

MaKenna has previously been seen on the HCT stage in The Addams Family (Wednesday Addams), Matilda, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Sarah), and Sister Act. Other credits include: Peter Pan (Wendy) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at HCTO. She is currently a Senior at UVU, pursuing a BFA in acting, and recently returned from Orlando where she was working for Walt Disney World. “Enjoy the show! Or don’t.”

Haley Wawro

Woman 2 / Edna

Haley is excited to be back on the HCT Stage. Favorite credits include The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Florika), The Last Five Years (Cathy), Maria (West Side Story), and Les Misérables (Eponine). Haley graduated with a BFA in Music Dance Theater from Brigham Young University and currently works as a voice teacher for HCTO. “Thanks for all the love and support from my friends and family! Love you all!”

Brooke Holladay

Woman 3 / Clerk

Making her Hale Centre Theatre Debut! Favorite stage credits include- Million Dollar Quartet (Dyanne) at HCTO; Little Shop of Horrors (Audry), The Drowsy Chaperone (The Chaperone), Les Misérables (Eponine), Seussical (Mayzie LaBird). “I want to thank my amazing family for always cheering me on and supporting me.”