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Foolish Fish Girls and the Pearl

July 14, 15 & 20, 21, 22 2017 - All Shows 7:30PM


Shelly Cary - Director
Shelly is returning to the Bobcat stage after directing Don’t Dress for Dinner and The Foursome. Bobcat acting credits include Calendar Girls and the 2016 Outreach program, Bedtime Stories. Other credits include Suite Surrender (Director), Nunsensations, and Play it Again, Sam all with Red Barn Players. Shelly is a business analyst for PNC Bank and a board member of The Bobcat Players.
Casey Novak - Assistant Director
Casey is the Corresponding Secretary and Publicity co-chair for The Bobcat Players. This season she can be seen in Decision Height (Eddie) in September. Favorite credits on the Bobcat stage include Boeing, Boeing (Gretchen), Don’t Dress for Dinner (Suzanne), and Born Yesterday (Billie). Other credits include Into the Woods (Cinderella), The Odd Couple (Gwendolyn), and Becky’s New Car (Kenni). Casey is the office manager at Novak Auto Parts, Inc.
Dave Neuhart as Floyd
Dave is returning to the Bobcat stage after directing the 2017 season opener, The Boys Next Door. Last season’s Bobcat credits include Exit Laughing (Director) and The Good Doctor (Male Ensemble). Dave is a family law attorney who is also active in Comtra and various other local theater companies.
Mace Porac as Marina
Mace is returning to the Bobcat stage after last season’s The Good Doctor (Female Ensemble) and 2015’s Calendar Girls. Other credits include Sense and Sensibility with The Heritage Players in May 2017 and The Red Velvet Cake War at Stage Right, Pittsburgh, in April.
Kathleen Regan as Coral
Kathleen is making her official debut on the Bobcat Players’ stage after starring as Claire in the staged reading of Unlikely Event at the New Works Festival last August which was directed by Erin Berger and produced by The Bobcat Players. Credits include Hello From Bertha (Bertha) and Come Back to the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean (Stella) both in New York City and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Snout) at Little Lake Theater. Kathleen is a product COO for PNC Bank.
Jenn Rian as Sheila
Jenn is making her Bobcat Players debut in Foolish Fishgirls. Other credits include Soldier Come Home (Mary Pringle) with the Little Beaver Historical Society and Moon Over Buffalo (Rosalind), Arsenic and Old Lace (Elaine) and several other productions with R-ACT. Jenn is a yoga instructor at the YMCA.
Jovanna Valladares as Pearl
 Jovanna is making her stage debut in Foolish Fishgirls and the Pearl. Jovanna has acted in several films including The Fault in Our Stars and Concussion and has worked on multiple film projects with Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, and Point Park University films. She was a photo double on the Nickelodeon series Supah Ninjas. Jovanna is a full-time actress.
Patti Ross as Oceana
Patti is returning to the Bobcat stage after last season’s Exit Laughing (Connie) and The Good Doctor (Director). Favorite roles and shows include Be My Baby (Maude), Old Love (Molly), and Calendar Girls which she directed. Patti is a retired teacher and The Bobcat Players Artistic Director and Outreach committee chair. She will be returning this season to direct her new play, A Very Oblonski Valentine, in November.
Michael Prest as Nathan
Michael is returning to the Bobcat stage this season. Credits with The Bobcat Players include Picnic, Over the River and Through the Woods, and Broadway Bound, and Barefoot in the Park at Red Barn. Mike is the bar manager at Paradise Pub.
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