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THE CAST

Sarah Murphy-Dyson: Nicole (Parents Night) & Irene (The Bigger Issue)

Sarah is from Victoria, BC and lives in Toronto.

Theatre credits include: George F. Walker's The Ravine, Criminal Genius (Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects), Parents Night (CrazyLady/The Pearl Co), Dirty Dancing (Mirvish), The Naked Ballerina (The Pearl Festival, Soulo Festival, Toronto Fringe- Outstanding Performance- Now Magazine)

Sarah was named one of the Top 12 Performers of 2014 by The Hamilton Spectator for Parents Night and The Naked Ballerina, and one of The Top 10 Performances of 2014 by the same paper for The Naked Ballerina.

She was a professional ballet dancer for years before she retired to study acting full time.

Matthew Olver: John (Parents Night) & Jack (The Bigger Issue)

Matthew is thrilled to be a part of Crazy Lady Productions' inaugural season.

Matthew has been writing and performing for over 20 years. He got his start in improv comedy, with the troupes The Komic-Kazes and Sweet Potato and since then has appeared onstage across the country including The Grand Theatre, The Berkeley Street Theatre, Globus Theatre and the Bluma Appel Theatre to name a few. 

 Matthew has starred in such TV shows as Murdoch MysteriesBomb Girls, Living in your CarReGenesisThis is Wonderland and The Eleventh Hour. He has also worked on the big screen with everyone from Mariah Carey to Jeremy Irons -- although unfortunately, not in the same movie. 

 Matthew lives in Toronto with his wife Lisa.

 

Dana Puddicombe: Rosie (Parents Night) & Maggie (The Bigger Issue)

Dana is an actress and writer originally from Newfoundland. Television and Radio credits include Republic of Doyle (CBC), Rookie Blue (Global/ ABC), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC) and Afghanada (CBC Radio), and she played Georgia Drew for 3 seasons on the web series B.J Fletcher: Private Eye (Bee Charmer Productions). Dana recently originated the role of Rosie in Crazy Lady Productions Parents Night, and has had the pleasure of working with Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects (The Ravine), RCA (No Mummers Allowed In), c2c (Autobahn), Gros Morne Theatre Festival (Stars in the Sky Morning, Isle des Demons, A Midsummer Nights Dream, etc.), and SummerWorks Theatre Festival (the ecstatics). Dana is thrilled that her next project will be joining the cast of Walkers' Dead Metaphor at Theatre Aquarius this March. 

 

Julia Heximer: Suzy (The Bigger Issue)

Julia is delighted to be making her debut with CrazyLady Productions in George F Walker’s The Bigger Issue.  Favorite credits include Pony in White Biting Dog ­and Love and Human Remains with Theatre Glendon. Production credits include Asst. Director and Asst. Stage Manager for The 39 Steps as well as ASM and prop master of GFW’S The Ravine with Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects. She holds a bilingual honours degree in Drama Studies from Glendon College and trained at Second City Toronto. Julia grew up in East York but currently resides in Niagara Falls with her extremely cool family and eccentric animals.