Category Archives: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

Erika Ericksen as Geminae

Photo by Laree Photography

Photo by Laree Photography

Erika is excited to perform with The Echo Theatre! Erika has performed in several theatrical productions in the past. She has recently been spending her free time with Desert Gypsy Dance Company. She’s excited to combine two of her favorite things; theatre and Middle Eastern dance.

Geminae is courtesan in the house of Marcus Lycus and, if the name hasn’t given it away already, she has a twin. Erika is enthusiastic, loves what she does and has some pretty sweet moves. She has been great to have in our show.

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Jakob Tice as Erronius

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Photo by Laree Photography

Once upon a time a geek from Delaware discovered theatre. So he came to study theatre at BYU and teaching at UVU (resume available on request!). Not being content with acting he joined The Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) where he has been ‘killing it’ ever since. He married his lovely wife Melissa and is in the process of living happily ever after . . . as a geek.

Erronius is the next door neighbor who has been gone desperately searching for his children who were kidnapped by Pirates. Jakob is also crowed favorite as Erronius. He is our favorite too!

This is the last week of ‘A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum’ Don’t miss out on seeing this fantastic cast perform at The Echo Theatre.

 

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Travis Wright as Hero

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Photo by Laree Photography

After two years of theatrelessness Travis is so glad to break this streak by being in his first show at The Echo Theatre. From Western Wyoming Community College, to Weber State University, and currently at UVU, Travis is studying to be a theatre professor. He owes his happiness and recent success to his wife Bri and beautiful baby girl Aria.
Travis does a fantastic job playing the part of Hero, who is completely enamored with Philia, the-courtesan-next-door, who has been sold to Captain Miles Gloriosus.
To witness this love triangle follow the link: TheEchoTheatre.com
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Hannah Roskelley as Philia

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Hannah is excited to have been a part of The Echo Theatre for the last year and wants to thank the owners for the opportunities given here. She recently directed a 10 minute play for The Echo 10 and performed in This is Christmas.

The character Hannah plays Philia in ‘A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.’  Philia, is a courtesan in the house of Marcus Lycus who is in love with Hero, the-boy-next-door. She however, has been sold to Captain Miles Gloriosus, who is something of a narcissist . Whatever shall they do?

Hannah has a lovely singing voice and is excellent in her role as Philia We are so happy to have her in this show.

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David Thorpe as Sennex

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Native to Ohio, David transplanted to Utah to study film at BYU. David works as a freelance filmmaker in the Utah Film Industry and is a lover of old movies, rock & roll, and theatre. He is grateful to be a part of this hilarious production while working with such a fun cast and crew. He is a first time participant and a longtime fan of The Echo Theatre.

David does a spectacular job playing the role of Sennex, husband of Domina and Father of Hero. Sennex may or may not be experiencing a mid-life crisis in this show and David presents a fun take on his character and the situations he creates and finds him self in.

To fully appreciate what I am talking about click here.

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Picture Lennika Wright– Domina

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Photo by Laree Photography

Lennika will be graduating in December from BYU with a BA in vocal performance. Her favorite roles have been Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Hexe in Hansel and Gretel, and currently Domina in this production. She would like to thank her husband, John, her parents, her brother and Pandora Internet Radio-free Music.

Lennika plays the suspicious wife of Sennex, mother of Hero and daughter of a Roman General. Her salute in memory of her father may be one of my favorite parts.

Lennika has a beautiful voice. Seriously, you must hear it.

To hear Lennika sing, click here for tickets and information.

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Adam Johnson as a Protean

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Adam loves to build theatre connections and has more hobbies than he can count. These hobbies include building props. He is pleased to be of service in this show.

Adam is such a fun person to have in our show. He has a great sense of humor and is the perfect addition to our team of Proteans.

Come watch him go! TheEchoTheatre.com

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Michael Hanks as a Protean

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Photo by Laree Photography

This is Michael’s first time on the stage, but that doesn’t stop him from going all out in his role as a Protean. Since he is already energetic and funny in real life, getting into character as a protean comes naturally. You can expect to see him in more shows in the
future. Long live The Echo Theatre!

Michael is hilarious. Seriously. This is his first play, which is hard to believe when you watch his performance.

Come see! TheEchoTheatre.com

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Heather Brown as Panacea

Heather Brown

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Heather is a hair dresser who looks for beauty everywhere. She has studied Middle Eastern dance. This is her first time being in a play and she is very excited about it. Heather has some pretty sweet moves. Come see her dance as a courtesan in the house of Marcus Lycus in ‘A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.’ Tickets and information available at  TheEchoTheatre.com

Happy Pi Day!

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