A Christmas Carol
The Constant Wife

A Podcast Radio Play


BRITT KLINE (Constance) is one of the core performers at the Civic. She has performed in 45 of the Civic’s 92 productions. You may have seen her in in other shows here at the Civic: The Late Christopher Bean, As You Like It, The Miracle Worker, Beyond Therapy, Long Days Journey into Night, Collected Stories, A . . . My Name is Alice, Twelfth Night, A Streetcar Named Desire, Macbeth, and of course, A Doll’s House. Ms. Kline is an accomplished actor originally from Ashland, Ohio, who has worked professionally in Ohio, Indiana and Washington State. Some of her favorite stage credits include LONG DAYS JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (Mary Tyrone), THE CONSTANT WIFE (Constance Middleton) and DRAMA AT INISH (Constance Contantia).

CHERYL MULLER (Mrs. Culver) is a veteran actress who has performed at various professional theaters in the midwest. With the Detroit Resident Artist’s Theatre, Ms. Muller was Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Kate in The Taming of the Shrew and Ophelia in Hamlet, also by the Bard. With the Jewish Community Center of Detroit, she played Alison in Osborne's Look Back in Anger, Rosa in Tennessee Williams' The Rose Tattoo, and Corie in Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park. Besides performing the Mrs. Culver in the Civic's stage production of this play, she has played Mrs. Geoghan in Lennox Robinson's The Whiteheaded Boy, Mrs. Alving in Ibsen's Ghosts, and Lillian Troy in Paul Ruddick's I Hate Hamlet, all on the Civic stage. Other productions in Columbus that featured her performances were Crossing Delancy, The Bad Seed, Lost in Yonkers, A Christmas Carol, Curious Savage, Blithe Spirit, All My Sons, Picnic, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and recently the titular character in Urhy's Driving Miss Daisy. She hopes to be able to keep at this, her first love, for another four or five decades.

BENJAMIN TURNER (John) began acting at the age of 13 at the Ohio Performing Arts Institute under his Mentor D. Scot Davidge. He studied Theatre and Dance at Wittenberg University and spent 5 years in Los Angeles working in the independent film industry. Returning to Ohio in 2014, Benjamin found a new home in the Columbus Theatre Community and has been nominated for several local awards. He would especially like to thank Richard for this return to his favorite stage in Columbus.

JULIA CANNEL(Martha) is a professional actress who lives in Columbus, Ohio. She has been working with the Civic for the past ten years. Previous roles at the Civic include Gertrude in Don Nigro's The Girlhood Of Shakespeare's Heroines, several roles in Shakespeare's MacBeth and Comedy of Errors, Charlotte in Stoppard's The Real Thing, and many more.

NIKKI REMHART (Louise) sells insurance with her Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre from the Capital University Conservatory of Music. After spending two seasons with the College Light Opera Company on Cape Cod, she has continued to perform regionally. Favorite roles include Amalia in She Loves Me, Janet in The Rocky Horror Show and Pitti-Sing in the Mikado. Nikki spends most of her time now as a choreographer for Arena Fair Theatre in Delaware.

DAN GRISOM (Bernard) of Pickerington is making his first appearance with Columbus Civic Theater. Dan has performed with Pickerington Community Theatre, Curtain Players, Little Theatre Off Broadway, Fostoria Footlighters and Grandview-Carriage Place Players. Favorite roles include And Then There Were None (General Mackenzie), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Grandpa Potts), Alone Together (George), Willy Wonka (Mr. Bucket), Harvey (Dr. Chumley), You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Linus) and The Wizard of Oz (Wizard/Professor Marvel). Dan works as Fiscal Officer of the Westerville Public Library. Dan thanks Richard for this jolly good opportunity, his wife and family for their love and support, and his friends at PCT for sparking his interest in returning to the stage four years ago.

CHARLISA ANDERSON (Barbara) is honored to join the revival cast of The Constant Wife. Char has performed for over a decade in community theatre in Columbus. Favorite roles include; Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie, Mrs. Haggett in The Late Christopher Bean, Mrs. Banks in Barefoot in the Park, DetectiAve Troughton in Run For Your Wife and Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn in The Music Man. She has also been seen in local and regional commercials. Char sends much love and thanks to her family, friends, and the love of her life, Steve, for his patience and unending support.

SCOTT CLAY (Mortimer) is honored to be part of this amazing cast of The Constant Wife in its revival of the 2016 production at the Columbus Civic Theater. Scott has been fortunate to be a part of several productions throughout Columbus and will next be seen in MadLab Theatre’s production of “The NSA’s Guide to Sex and Relationships” in March. He is an avid Caker and is the owner of Scott’s Sugar Shack. Thanks to Family, Friends, Frenemies, and to Franklin!

MILES DRAKE (Bently) is happy to return to the theatrical path not taken after many years in medicine. He previously appeared with Civic as the Waiter in Shaw’s “You Never Can Tell”, and has also worked with Actors Theater (“The Male Animal”, “Oedipus”), Bread and Circus Theater (“Night Must Fall, “Antony and Cleopatra”, “Black Coffee”, “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “Anne of Green Gables”), Little Theater off Broadway (“Dial M for Murder”, “Is He Dead?”) and Metamorphosis Theater (“Amadeus”, “The Man Who Came to Dinner”, “The Lark”). He is particularly proud of his association with the Drake Oration Company and the works of his favorite playwright, Amy Drake, in which he has appeared in productions in Columbus, Chicago and New York.

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