Meet the Cast

We are honored to have a star studded cast performing White rabbit red rabbit. You have likely seen many of them in productions all around the Denver area. Each actor will perform the show only once so be sure not to miss your favorite. 

It is Pipedream's mission to donate a portion of our profit to charities dealing with the context of our productions. We gave our actors the choice between three noteworthy charities and causes; 1) The Colorado Humane Society - Animal Rights 2) Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition - Immigrant Rights and Refugee Protection and 3) PEN Center usa - Protecting Freedom of Speech

Find out the performance date for each of our brilliant actors and the charity they chose us to donate to below.

And don't forget to purchase your ticket!


 

adrian egolf - August 11th 7:30pm

Adrian Christina Egolf is an ensemble member at Boulder Ensemble Theater Company and has appeared in Ambition Facing West and Cyrano with them, and is about to play Marie Antoinette in their upcoming production of Lauren Gunderson’s The Revolutionists. Additional credits include:Travelers of the Lost DimensionAs You Like ItDeath of a SalesmanBenedictionRomeo and Juliet (Denver Center Theater Company); The Ladies ManIs He Dead?The Archbishop’s Ceiling (Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities); QuiltersCrazy for YouHow to SucceedUnnecessary Farce (Creede Repertory Theater). Adrian cannot wait to see what White Rabbit, Red Rabbit is all about! Ooooooh the mystery! Thank you to My Favorite for ACES.

Chosen Charity: PEN Center USA


Meridith C. grundei - August 12th 7:30pm

Meridith C. Grundei is an actor, director, coach and voice over artist. She holds an M.F.A. in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University in Boulder, CO. She has worked with numerous companies including: The Denver Center, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, LOCAL Theatre Lab, The Catamounts, square product theatre, American Conservatory Theatre, iO Chicago and many others. When she isn't acting or directing she owns her own business called Red Ball Speaks, coaching business professionals in public speaking and presentation skills.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition 


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Luke sorge - August 13th 2:00pm

Luke Sorge is an ensemble member at Boulder Ensemble Theater Company and has appeared in Full Code, Ideation, The Santaland Diaries, and Stupid ####ing Bird with them. Additional credits include: Casa Valentina (The Edge Theater), Sweet & Lucky (DCPA Off-Center), Cabaret (Miner's Alley Playhouse), and John Moore's Waiting for Obama. 

Chosen Charity: PEN Center USA


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Anthony Adu - August 17th 7:30pm

Anthony Adu can currently be seen as Alioune in Progressive Theatre’s Belleville. Other credits include: DragOn, The Christians (DCPA Theatre Company); Tartuffe (Arvada Center), Porgy and Bess (Aurora Fox); The Merchant of Venice (LOCAL Theatre Lab); To Kill A Mockingbird (Spotlight Theatre); Psycho Beach Party (Crossroads Theatre); Zoo Story, Little Shop of Horrors, Macbeth, Sylvia, 365, Two Conversations Overheard on Airplanes (University of Denver)Anthony will be graduating this upcoming spring with a B.A. in Theatre from the University of Denver. 

Chosen Charity: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition


Emma messenger - August 18th 7:30pm

Emma Messenger is an award winning actress having twice won the CTG Henry Award for Outstanding Acting in Vintage Theatre's 'night, Mother and The Edge Theater's The Beauty Queen of Leenane. She also received Henry Nominations for her work in The Edge's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Exit Strategies, and Misery. She is honored to be a three-time winner of the True West Award, and to be named Best Season for an Actress by Westword. Emma can be found onstage at the Edge this fall in A Delicate Balance. And she will then join the Arvada Center Black Box Repertory Company for Sense & Sensibility and All My Sons.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Humane Society 


ilasiea gray - August 19th 2:00pm

Ilasiea Gray is terrified and excited to jump into White Rabbit Red Rabbit! She has a BFA in Theatre, Film & Televisions, and loves working with/performing for kids!  In addition to performing, she directs children’s theatre, coaches child actors, and is a Teaching Artist at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. She also enjoys educational theatre for adults, and is a role-play actor for law enforcement training and a standardized patient actor for medical students.  When not performing or teaching, she also does work as a Casting Associate. Theatre company credits include: Aurora Fox, DCPA, Curious Theatre, Vintage Theatre, Kaiser Permenente’s Theatre Education Tours, Denver Children’s Theatre.  She would like to thank you all for joining her on this ride! Dun, dun, dun!

Chosen Charity: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition


Ben hilzer - August 19th 7:30pm

Ben Hilzer has been seen in numerous productions all around Denver that include: The Big Bang at Spotlight (and remounted at Vintage) Theatre, Beowulf at The Catamounts, Pride and Prejudice at THEATREWORKS, Charlotte's Web at the Arvada Center, and Jerusalem at the Edge Theatre. Ben was nominated for a CTG Henry Award for Beowulf and won a Marlowe Award for The Big Bang. Ben will be completing a 9 month residency with the Cincinnati Playhouse for the 2017/2018 season and will return to Denver in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged with Spotlight Theatre in the Summer of 2018. 

Chosen Charity: PEN Center USA


Andrew uhlenhopp - August 20th 2:00pm

Andrew is HUGELY thankful to you (yes, you reading this right now!) for supporting live local theatre: art is vital. He also thanks Pipedream for trusting him to rock and roll. He has tons of improv experience, the first being when his mother asked him, "Young man, what happened to that window?" As an actor, one of his favorite past endeavors was playing Johnny, opposite his wife Kelly as Frankie, in Frankie & Johnny in The Clair de Lune; He will next be performing this autumn at Vintage Theatre in August: Osage County. Andrew also finds great fulfillment as a private counselor; please visit his website at www.changingleadintogold.com.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Humane Society


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Erik fellenstein - August 24th 7:30pm

Erik is a recent graduate of the University of Denver’s theatre program where his top credits include Pericles in Pericles Prince of Tyre, Jerry in The Zoo Story, and the one-man-show Lobster Boy. Denver-area performances include Selridge in Biloxi Blues at Miners Alley Playhouse and Octavius Caesar in Julius Caesar at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. When not acting, Erik can be found playing violin in the La Pompe Jazz quartet, leading Denver brewery tours, or cycling and hiking to maintain his Colorado-born status in the most stereotypical way. 

Chosen Charity: PEN Center USA


jihad milhem - August 25th 7:30pm

Jihad Milhem is an actor, rapper, and playwright living in Denver. He holds a BFA in Acting from Otterbein University and worked in New York and Philadelphia before coming to Colorado. Jihad's had the pleasure to work with The Edge Theatre, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, CSF's School Tour Company, Square Product, and is excited to be working with Pipedream Productions as a part of this amazing theatrical experiment for some good causes. Next up for Jihad includes You on the Moors Now with The Catamounts this September, followed by Guards at The Taj with Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company in January 2018.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition


Julie wolf - August 26th 2:00pm

Julie is grateful for this experience of performing White Rabbit Red Rabbit. Recently, she has been seen at Firehouse Theatre as Lenny McGrath in Crimes of the Heart and as Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible. Other productions around town include The Taming of the Shrew-Lost & Found Productions, Unmarried in America, and The Cider House Rules-Vintage Theatre. Some of Julie’s favorite roles include Blanche Dubois-A Streetcar Named Desire, Lady Macbeth-Macbeth, and Belinda/Flavia-Noises Off. Jeff, you’re my favorite. Love to our fur-babies. And thanks to you, the audience, for supporting live theatre.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Humane Society


john hauser - August 26th 7:30 pm

John is all sorts of excited for this crazy ride with White Rabbit Red Rabbit! He has recently been seen at Miners Alley as Mairtin in A Skull in Connemara, Ken in Red at Breckenridge backstage theatre, and Jason and Tyrone in Hand to God at Curious theatre.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition


kelly uhlenhopp - August 27th 2:00pm

Kelly is beyond excited to take part in this adventure! As a veteran of NYC Sketch Comedy and Improv she is anxious to stretch those spontaneous muscles again. Kelly has been acting in the Denver Metro area for the past 8 years, and can be seen in the upcoming production of August: Osage County at the Vintage Theatre. Many thanks to Pipedream Productions for this amazing opportunity, and six million things to her angel, I'm so glad it's you.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Humane Society


Sean Michael Cummings - August 28th 7:30pm

Sean Michael Cummings is an actor, writer and stand-up comedian in Denver. Other credits: Evan in The Aliens (The Orchard Project NY), A Time to Kill (Vintage Theatre); As You Like It (Band of Toughs); Eurydice, KJ in The Aliens, ShakesBeer (The Wit Theatre Company); The Stonemason’s Wish (The BiTSY Stage); and The Room: Live! With Greg Sestero (Alamo Drafthouse Littleton). He is currently playing Mike in Dinner at The Edge Theatre Company. Awards/Training: Orchard Project Core Playwriting Fellowship 2017, Comedy Works New Faces Semi-Finalist 2012; B.A.; Colorado State University.

Chosen Charity: PEN Center USA


Anne penner - September 7th 7:30pm

Anne is excited to jump into the exciting mystery of White Rabbit Red Rabbit.  As an Associate Professor in the University of Denver Theatre Department, she teaches acting, directing, and movement courses.  Professional acting credits include Julius Caesar and Cymbeline (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); Abundance, Crimes of the Heart, American Notes, and Savage in Limbo (Sis Tryst Productions); Not I & Rockaby (Edinburgh International Fringe Festival); Seascape (Modern Muse); The Crimson Thread (Arvada Center); Backsliding in the Promised Land (Syracuse Stages); and various performances with Stories on Stage. Anne is looking forward to performing Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking with Stories on Stage this fall. She also directs and produces, most often for DU, her theater company, Sis Tryst Productions, and for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition


Chloe mcleod - September 8th 7:30pm

Chloe McLeod is excited to take the leap into the uncertain world of White Rabbit Red Rabbit! Recent credits: A Christmas Carol (Denver Center Theater Company), Bad Jews (Edge Theater), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet (Denver Center Education), Biloxi Blues (Miner’s Alley Playhouse), Little Women (Aurora Fox), Steel Magnolias, Enchanted April (Spotlight Theater) Madeline (Artspower National Touring Company). Chloe is also a resident teaching artist at the Denver Center Theater Academy. Training: American Musical and Dramatic Academy, NYC.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition


jonathan edward brown - september 9th 2:00pm

A Denver native, Jonathan is lucky to have worked with esteemed groups such as The Buntport Theater Company, The LIDA Project, and The Edge Theater. Most recently he appeared at the Edge Theater as Marco in Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. Jonathan has also performed in the Los Angeles area with the Long Beach Shakespeare Company, The Still Speaking Theater, and a number of independent film and theater projects. In 2009 he was awarded Best Actor in a Supporting Role (dramatic) by StageScene LA for his performance of the role of Marcus in Carol Lynn Pearson’s Facing East. He was also a member of The Westword’s “Best of Denver” Best Ensemble in 2003 for the LIDA Project’s Manson Family Values. Jonathan would like to thank Pipedream Productions for allowing him to be a part of this singular artistic experience.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition


Jeff Jesmer - September 9th 7:30pm

Jeff Jesmer is very excited to share this experience with a live audience. Thank you for supporting live theatre in our community. Jeff works around Denver as a Set Builder/designer and as an Actor. He hopes you enjoy the evening and wishes that you spread the word of this and other live theatre around Denver. Jeff would like to thank Julie and our fur-babies for the most love any one person could handle. ❤️

Chosen Charity: Colorado Humane Society


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cooper braun - September 10th 2:00pm

Cooper Braun was raised by granola eating coyotes in Boulder Colorado and grew up without a television. He started his performance career as an actor (what do you do with a BA in Theater?) and in 2013 rekindled his childhood love for live storytelling. Cooper competed in the story slam at the National Storytelling Festival in 2015 and 2016. While an accomplished slam teller, Cooper's first love is traditional tales. Cooper's stories remind adults that folk and fairy tales are not just for children.

Chosen Charity: PEN Center USA


Mare Trevathan - September 10th 7:30pm

Mare Trevathan has performed Inupiat folktales in Barrow, Alaska; stage managed dance-theatre in Tokyo; and studied Chekhov in Vladivostok, Russia. Colorado tamed her wanderlust and has been her home since 2001. Mare most recently appeared as Gertrude in both Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at Colorado Shakespeare Festival and as Rachel in Appropriate at Curious Theatre Company. Mare will next appear in The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Mathias at Local Theater Company. She is an audio book narrator with over 450 titles recorded for the National Library Service.

Chosen Charity: Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition


Susannah Mcleod - September 11th 7:30pm

Susannah McLeod is thrilled (and a little terrified!) to be a part of this incredible theatrical experiment. Susannah was seen most recently in several readings as a part of Benchmark Theatre's Fever Dream Festival. Other local credits include The Jungle Book (Denver Children’s Theatre), Red, Hot, & Cole (Cherry Creek Theatre), Junie B. Jones (Arvada Center), The Wedding Singer (Aurora Fox), I Am Alive (Well Orchestrated Madness), and South Pacific in Concert (Lone Tree Arts Center.) When not on stage, Susannah runs her own photography/videography business, McLeod9 Creative. www.mcleod9creative.com

Chosen Charity: PEN Center USA