Meet the Cast of “60 is the New 40”

Two returning 2nd Act Players are joined by four newcomers to our virtual stage in the 2nd Act Players November online 60 is the New 40 Short-Play Festival.

Deb Rodkin acted with the 2nd Act Players in 2019 in Old Ringers and also was in the cast for its 2019 Women’s Empowerment One-Act Play Festival. Deb will be taking on roles in three of the eight plays that make up this year’s festival.

Liz Lauren graced the 2nd Act Players’ stage in New Year’s Eve at Grandma’s House in 2018 and also was part of its first short-play festival in 2016. She will be taking on roles in four of the eight plays that will stream online Nov. 13, 14, 20, 21 this year.

New to our virtual stage this year are Bev Coscarelli, Nick Dorado, Sheena Laird, and Matthew Schufreider.

Bev’s resume includes a long list of stage performances at such theaters as the Beverly Arts Center, with the Terrapin Theatre and with the Village Players of Oak Park.

Nick’s credits include performances with the Redtwist Theater, the Devonshire Playhouse and the Oil Lamp Theatre.

Matt too has acted at the Oil Lamp Theatre as well as at the Courtyard Theatre and the Woodstock Theatre Company. Matt and Nick have acted together in the past and will be in Egil Foss and His Left Hand together in this festival.

Sheena has done a great deal of sketch comedy as well as stage work and was named Best Choreographer in Chicago in 2016 by the Chicago Reader.

To read all about the festival, simply click here.

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