This highly acclaimed play, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies and directed by Jessica Sage, explores the intricate relationship between a writer and her promising student.
Renée Hewitt – (Ruth) is delighted to be performing with Rogue Theater Company!
Originally from the Bay Area, she performed at many theaters and venues including Great America and Beach Blanket Babylon’s 20th Extravaganza. At Oregon Cabaret Theatre she was most recently seen as Ouiser Boudreaux in Steel Magnolias. She played Nancy Gordon in ACT’s production of Third and Kate in Dancing at Lughnasa at Collaborative Theatre Project. Credits at Camelot Theatre include: The Player in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Aldonza in Man Of La Mancha and Annie in The Miracle Worker, as well as directing Les Miserables and Spamalot.
Hazel James (Lisa) was most recently in a reading of The Revolutionists at Collaborative Theatre Project. Also at CTP, she played Daisy in Death Takes a Holiday, Laura in the Glass Menagerie and Anne Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank. Hazel attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, CA. After completing the full two-year program, Hazel was part of the Academy’s Company. Roles at the Academy include Sabrina in Sabrina Fair, Samantha in Uncommon Women and Others, June Muldoon in Anatomy of Gray, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Beth in Sam Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind. This is her first production with Rogue Theater Company, not counting RTC's A Doll's House, Part 2, which will resume production in the near future.
Pam Ward (reading stage directions), a member of the Founding Board of the Collaborative Theatre Project, has been a working actor her entire adult life and as a result has had many other types of jobs, including the traditional (waitress) as well as private detective, classical musician, marketer for Costco, and television talk-show host. Pam records audiobooks to put food on the table and has won the Alexander Scourby Award from the Library of Congress and Earphones from AudioFile Magazine, in addition to being named one of the 'Best Voices of 2014' by AudioFile.