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January 12-28, 2024
Looby Theatre

Meet the Cast

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Jack E. Chambers

Henry II, King of England

Jack is excited to get to take on this show, decades after falling in love with it. Jack has lived and performed in Nashville for over
30 years, working with Circle Players (most recently
in The Grapes Of Wrath), Nashville Rep, Nashville
Shakespeare Festival, Actors Bridge, Boiler Room
Theatre, The Darkhorse Theater, GroundWorks Theatre,
PlayHouse Nashville, ACT 1, Spaghetti Theatre, and
many others. He recently premiered his original
show Calendar as a co-production with Verge Theater
Company and appeared in the Nashville Symphony's
world premiere of The Jonah People; most recently
he starred in Dearest Pauline, based on actual letters
from a WWII physician to his wife in Nashville. Other

favorites include Byck in Assassins, Kerr in Chesa-
peake, The Old Man in A Christmas Story, Pastor Paul

in The Christians, and Shannon in Night of the Iguana.
Special thanks to friends and family for their support
and to Clay and this dear creative staff for helping me
make my Logan Roy dreams come true. Wassail!

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Elizabeth Burrow

Alais Capet

Elizabeth is a graduate from The University of Mississippi with a BFA in Theatre and is so excited to be performing with Circle Players! Favorite credits include Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Little Women (Beth), and Footloose (Ariel). Elizabeth would like to thank her friends and family, including her parents, Victoria, Phillip, and Evan. All her love to Josh and Ash.

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Jeffrey Luksik


Jeffrey is thrilled to be making his Nashville theater debut with the Circle Players. He has performed across the theatrical spectrum, from opera to Shakespeare to musicals. Favorite past roles include Anthony Hope (Sweeney Todd), Buddy Fidler (City of Angels), Edward Rutledge (1776), Leporello (Don Giovanni), Reginald Bunthorne (Patience), Lancelot Gobbo (The Merchant of Venice), and Prince Gabriel III of Belgium’s Trainer’s Son
(Vinkensport). Jeffrey would like to remind the
audience that his character’s name is pronounced
like a normal, actual name and not like the name
of a certain tyrannical boy king featured on a hit
HBO drama.

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Matt Stapleton

Philip Capet, King of France

Matt is excited to finally be on stage again, and for the first time with Circle Players, after a year away from theatre (playing a ton of D&D). A graduate of Trevecca
Nazarene University's theatre program, he has been
overwhelmed by the wonderful people he has met
and the opportunities to play a range of characters.
His favorites include Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit, John
Caleo in Holding the Man, Edward Ferrars in Sense &
Sensibility, Daniel Pontipee in Seven Brides for Seven
Brothers, and Professor Bhaer in Little Women.

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Kay Ayers

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Kay is thrilled to be returning to Circle Players after a
very long hiatus from her “home”. She has become
a staple in Nashville's theatre scene for decades. And
on the anniversary of her first show in Nashville is
excited to come back to where it all started, Circle
Players! Kay is a graduate of Millikin University's
theatre program and has graced most of Nashville's
stages at some point. Kay has also been featured in
regional films and national voice-overs, including
Veggie Tales. She would like to thank Michael for
being her partner in crime and biggest supporter!

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Sawyer Latham

Richard Lionheart

Sawyer is thrilled to be on the Circle Players stage again,
and for the opportunity to live out his cool knight
dreams. He enjoys long walks in the park, high
seas piracy, and driving race cars. Find out more
about him, and the latter, at @Sawyer_Latham and
@Sawyer_Latham_Racing on Instagram.
Enjoy the show!

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Ezra High


Ezra is so excited to be back with Circle Players! Favorite credits include Urinetown (Billy Boy Bill) with Circle Players, Twelfth Night (Sir Andrew) with Inebriated Shakespeare, and Peter and the Starcatcher (Peter) with Circle Players. Ezra would like to extend a special thanks to his three cats for being so supportive of his craft. Enjoy the show!

Meet the Production Team

Clay Hillwig


Grace Montgomery

Costume Designer

Elizabeth Burrow

Scenic Painting



Back Stage Crew

Ellen Adalaide


Back Stage Crew

Ashley Morrison




Lighting Designer

Haleigh Fioravanti

Artistic Painting



Back Stage Crew



Logo/Program Design

Robyn Saunders

Stage Manager



Sound Designer

Allee Williams

Sound Board Operator

Grace Montgomery

Back Stage Crew

Brian Jones

Program Layout

Box Office Manager

Michael Huton

Asst. Stage Manager

Grace Montgomvery

Sound Board Operator

Clint Randolph

Props Master



Back Stage Crew



Publicity/Social Media

The production team extends a special thank you to:
Scarritt Bennett Center, Katie Bruno, Elizabeth Burrow, Eric Crawford, Haleigh Fioravanti, Elizabeth Hayes, Weston Heeren, Suzanne Hillwig, Michael Hutson, Roger Hutson, Macon Kimbrough, L.T. Kirk, Jeffrey Luksik, Donald Powell, Nashville Repertory Theatre, Kaleigh Ruiz, Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Maggie Silvey, Virginia Synder, Dr. Michael Vaughn, Hannah Wacholtz, Michael Welch, Allee Williams
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