October 21st - December 2nd,
Monkey Don’t Productions’
new revue, Family Treason, humorously tackles the
consequences life’s tough choices have within the family unit
while maintaining that “unconditional love thing”. Directed
by Mary Scruggs, Family Treason focuses on the Ahern family unit
wherein we see an overly articulate, frail yet prodigal son go to
war, an artistic daughter failing to find her medium after terrible
public experiments gone awry and their mother, who wants nothing
more than for her family to be a cohesive unit as her spunky war
hero father loses the final battle with life or as he sees it, the
Directed by Mary
Regan Davis –
(Singer, Matt, Stache) - Patrick Regan Davis is happy to be back
working with Monkey Don't Productions again, mostly because he really
likes monkeys. He's played a coked up kitten, a Jehovah's Witness,
a British rock star, and Abraham from the Bible; but he really thinks
his portrayal of Samuel L. Jackson-qua-Office Depot employee in
tonight's performance is what will solidify his reputation as a
serious dramatic actor.
(Singer, Marie, Pete) - This is Sarah's first show at Donny's Skybox!
She recently finished Second City's writing program and is currently
a student in the improvisation conservatory and musical improvisation
conservatory. Sarah would like to thank Mary Scruggs, the writers
and the cast for the opportunity, the laughs and all of the fancy
Kyle Lane (Randy,
Grandpa, Ewen, Hank)
Amanda Link (Wendy
Jo, Singer, Lisa, Kim) – Amanda Link is very excited to be
working with this great group of people. Other Skybox shows include
Maui, 6.10.50, and the currently running Sex, Rye, and Videotape.
Other Chicago credits include shows with Sandbox Theatre Project,
The Anatomy Collective, and The Mill (formerly known as Experimental
Theatre Chicago). Amanda is currently in level 3 of the Second City
Training Center Conservatory.
(Sgt. Brett, Terry) – Matthew Mages is jazzed to be in Monkey
Don’t Productions presentation of Family Treason. Hailing
from coastal Colorado he can also be seen around town with Stark
Naked And Poised at The Playground Theatre with Senate and at Stage
Left Theatre with PH Productions.
Sarah Reule (Susan)
– Sarah is originally from Michigan, where she received an
M.A. in Theater. She moved to Chicago, and after working as a casting
director, decided to stop living vicariously through other actors.
She has most recently studied at the Second City Conservatory and
performed with the hit show "ImproviDate." She's currently
performing in the musical "Listen, Kid" at iO, teaching
improv in the
After School Matters program, and selling stuff is commercials.
She thanks her wonderful friends and family for their constant moral
and financial support.
(Dan) – Thomas Whittington is gosh darn honored to have been
brought along for the ride on "Family Treason." Thanks
to all the cast, the writers for literally always being there, and
to Mary Scruggs for helping me get in touch with my inner Moonbeam.
(Ruth) – Rebekah grew up in suburban Detroit (Go Tigers!)
and moved to Chicago to study acting at Columbia College. A recent
graduate of the Conservatory at Second City, she is pleased to be
appearing with Monkey Don’t for the first time. Other companies
Rebekah has worked with include The Neo Futurists, The Journeymen
& Box Theatre Group. She would like to thank her husband, Cameron,
and her family (with whom she actually gets along quite well).
Brandon Andersen, Reis Hand, Mark Lobo, Amy Moczygemba, Julia Powers,
Nikki Todd, & Dustin White