Category: People

Joe Pietropaolo

Joe Pietropaolo

Joe Pietropaolo is an actor and playwright from Goshen, NY. Previously at WHAT, he appeared in Around the World in 80 Days, and the world premiere of Moby Dick. New York credits include Completeness (West of 10th), HEDDA (HEREarts), and Witness the Beginning (nocturne). Shakespeare: Love’s Labour’s Lost (Ithaca Shakespeare), The Taming of the Shrew (Ithaca Shakespeare), Twelfth Night (Illustrious Theatre). His plays Three Christs, Valentino’s Famous Beefheart on Rye, and Callie Cowgirl Rides […]

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Kelsey Torstveit

Kelsey Torstveit

Kelsey Torstveit is thrilled to be returning to the Julie Harris Stage. She was last seen in WHAT’s production of I Am A Camera. From 2014-2015 she was a member of the Bruce E. Coyle Acting Intern Company at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park where she understudied 7 main stage roles and starred in two […]

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Jackie Davis

Jackie Davis

Jackie Davis is thrilled to be working with WHAT! She was last seen in Israeli Stage’s production of Days of Atonement.  Other credits include: Lyric Stage: Barbecue, Saturday Night/Sunday Morning. Speakeasy Stage: Bootycandy, Caroline or Change (choreographer); Wheelock Family Theatre: Akeelah and the Bee, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory; New Repertory Theatre: The Crucible; Cape […]

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Ron Komora

Ron Komora

Ron Komora was most recently seen onstage as Gus in The Lake Theatre’s production of Southern Comforts. Previous credits include: The Poet in An Iliad at Capital Repertory Theatre, Parris in The Crucible at Hubbard Hall, Mayor Meekly in Unnecessary Farce at Chenango River Theatre and Garfinkel in Other People’s Money at Creative Place International, […]

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Kate Margalite

Kate Margalite

Kate Margalite is delighted to be making her debut at WHAT this season. A Manhattan native, she is a rising senior Musical Theatre Major at Carnegie Mellon University. Favorite past credits include Damn Yankees and Shrek at Pittsburgh CLO, and Boom at Carnegie Mellon. Upcoming credits include Janet in The Drowsy Chaperone and Irene Molloy […]

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Sam Perwin

Sam Perwin

Sam Perwin is thrilled to make his WHAT debut in The Empaths after spending a lifetime of summers here in Wellfleet. Recent credits include Mary, Mary (Bob) at Cape May Stage, Vestments of the Gods (Mr. Neeces) with NYCFringe and 5000 Broadway Productions, Life Could be a Dream (Skip) at Meadowbrook Theater, and Midsummer Night’s Dream (Thesues) and Much Ado about Nothing (Don John) with Shakespeare in […]

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Charles Weinstein

Charles Weinstein

Charles Weinstein is happy to return to WHAT, where he last appeared in The Art Room. He has performed with theaters throughout New England, including the Portland Stage Company, Merrimack Rep and the North Shore Music Theater. Charles spent six seasons with the State Shakespearean Theater of Maine at Monmouth, where his roles included Puck […]

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Laura Esterman

Laura Esterman

Laura Esterman (Fanny Church) has done many plays at both incarnations of WHAT, her favorites being Gip Hoppe’s Ruby Tuesday and Mercy on the Doorstep, as well as The Clean House and Saving Kitty. She divides her time between the Cape and New York where she has appeared on and off Broadway in countless works […]

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Gip Hoppe

Gip Hoppe

Gip Hoppe is a playwright and director. His plays have been performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, London’s West End, The State Theater of Germany and regional theaters across the United States, including several productions at WHAT. He has worked extensively as a director at various theaters in the United States, Asia and Europe including Broadway, London’s […]

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Naomi McDougall Jones

Naomi McDougall Jones

Naomi McDougall Jones is an award-winning writer, actress, and producer based in New York City. She wrote, produced, and starred in the 12-time award-winning feature film, Imagine I’m Beautiful, which is available on iTunes, Amazon, and GooglePlay. She is currently in pre-production for her second feature film, Bite Me, which is being produced by Jack […]

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