Tattersall Distilling: River Falls
A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play
Marine Village Hall
Cast & Crew
David Andrew Macdonald
Dana Vannen Anderson
Santa Claus Saves the Gingerbread Men
by Charles Fraser
Rustic Roots Winery
Monette Magrath is delighted to be performing with Frosted Glass Creative! On Broadway, Monette most recently stood by for Mary-Louise Parker in her Tony winning role in The Sound Inside. She also appeared with Bryan Cranston in All the Way (Tony Award winner: Best New Play). Off-Broadway, she appeared in The Attic Theatre Company’s On the Verge...Or the Geography of Yearning. Her regional credits include creating roles in the World Premieres of Silent Sky (South Coast Rep), The Night is a Child (Milwaukee Rep), The Ice-Breaker (Laguna Playhouse), and Under My Skin (Pasadena Playhouse). She also appeared in The Rainmaker (The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Disgraced (Philadelphia Theater Company), Stick Fly (McCarter Theatre Center), Book of Days (Arena Stage), Sex With Strangers (Cleveland Play House), Private Lives(Geva Theatre Center), The Great Gatsby (Arizona Theatre Company), The Laramie Project (Laguna Playhouse), All My Sons (La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts) and Desire Under the Elms (A Noise Within). At the Pasadena Playhouse, she appeared in Mauritius, Enchanted April, Private Lives, As You Like It, The Constant Wife, and Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Fiilm credits include Steven Spielberg‘s The Post, Miss Dial, Jake’s Closet, and The Other Sister. Television appearances include The Young and the Restless and recurring roles on Redhanded and Showtime’s Weeds. Ms. Magrath is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and now lives in Marine On Saint Croix with her husband, actor David Andrew Macdonald, and their daughter. www.MonetteMagrath.com
Randal (SAG-AFTRA/AEA) has worked professionally as an actor, director, producer and educator since 1988. On Twin Cities stages, Randal has performed and/or directed with The Zephyr Theatre, The Old Log, The Ordway, The Fitzgerald, The Music Box, Pillsbury House, The Margolis Brown Company, The Minneapolis Theatre Garage, The Playwright’s Center, and the MN Fringe Festival. Randal’s voiceover credits include the lead role of Kyle Katarn in Star Wars: Dark Forces audiobook trilogy series. He has performed in numerous on-camera and voiceover commercial campaigns for Hardy’s, Best Buy, Home Depot, and Mall of America, to name a few. His feature film credits include Herman USA and Ode to Joy, as well as starring in the 48-hour Film Festival’s “Best Film” – Buddy Buddy. Randal has volunteered his time supporting his fellow actors, by serving on the regional board of AEA (Actors’ Equity Association). Presently he serves on both the Twin Cities local board and, as the Twin Cities’ sole representative on the national board of SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors’ Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Pat O’Brien returned to Minneapolis fifteen years ago after 21 years in L.A. where he appeared in dozens of films, including; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Pleasantville, Stuart Little, and Catch Me If You Can. He guest starred in dozens of TV shows and had recurring roles on: Night Court, Married with Children, Sabrina, and (if you’re around 40) was Mr. Dewey on Saved By The Bell. His stage credits include the New York, New Jersey, and Los Angeles Shakespeare Festivals; The Pasadena, Cleveland, and La Jolla Playhouses; The Arizona Theatre Company, The Old Globe in San Diego, and The Arena Stage in D.C.. Locally: The Guthrie, Mixed Blood, The Old Log, Chanhassen, Yellow Tree, and, among other roles, was Clarence the Angel in The Zephyr’s long running It’s a Wonderful Life.
He received the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award from his Alma Mater, The University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire.
Originally from Kansas, Sarah is thrilled to be in living in Minneapolis! She is a graduate from the University of Minnesota, Duluth where she received a BFA in Acting. She is a proud teaching artist at Stages Theatre Company as well as a Spotlight Evaluator for the Hennepin Theatre Trust. Recent projects include the "I Was There" series for the History Channel, "Another Miracle on Christmas Lake" at Yellow Tree Theatre, and other commercial and print projects in the Twin Cities.
David Andrew Macdonald is very happy to be working with Calyssa Hall and Randal Berger again; this time in beautiful downtown Marine on St Croix! Broadway: Skylight; Rocky;
Mamma Mia!; Coram Boy; Two Shakespearean Actors. National Tour: An Inspector Calls (Jeff Award nom. Chicago - Best Supporting Actor.) Off-Broadway: The Green Heart, and A Night and her Stars - Manhattan Theatre Club, Lucifer in Paradise Lost - Theatre Row. He has performed world and American premieres by Theresa Rebeck, Lucinda Coxon, and Emily Mann at The Alley Theatre, Yale Rep, and McCarter Theatre Center, respectively. Other regional credits: The Old Globe, Wilma Theater, Arena Stage, Studio Theatre, Hartford Stage, Geva Theatre Center, The Cleveland Play House, Cape Playhouse, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Arizona Theatre Company, Syracuse Stage, North Shore Music Theater, Manitoba Theatre Centre, and many others. Film and TV credits include: ‘Tommy Battles the Silver Sea Dragon’ (Best Performance - Toronto International Spring of Horror and Fantasy Film Fest. 2018), 'Elementary', 'Person of Interest', 'The Blacklist', 'The Big C’, ‘The Michael J Fox Show', 'Law and Order', 'Law and Order SVU', 'Sex and the City', and a number of the now dead Soap Operas including ten years as Prince Edmund Winslow on 'Guiding Light'. Mr Macdonald is a graduate of The Juilliard School and lives in the Saint Croix Valley with his daughter and wife, actress Monette Magrath.
Peggy O’Connell - played Mickey; Tommy Tune’s side kick in My One & Only on Broadway and on the 1st national tour. On television she plays Bebe in “Merry Kiss Cam” now streaming on Hulu. Peg-O also played Doris on the prime-time show “Northern Exposure.” Theater work includes: The Zephyr, The Guthrie, History Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Arizona Theater Company, Utah Shakespeare, Seattle Children’s Theater, Sacramento Music Circus, Chanhassen Dinner Theaters, Old Log, and many more.
Cassidy Hall graduated from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls with degrees in Creative Writing, Music (vocal/percussion/flute), and Musical Theatre. She has been actively involved with theatre for over 15 years, performing with the Phipps Center for the Arts, CB Productions, The Zephyr Theatre, and various theatre and film companies throughout the Twin Cities area. Her most beloved role is Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream which she has been delighted to portray four times and counting! She is trained in acting, singing, and dance, including ballroom, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, and tap. In addition to performing on stage, she also works as a director, choreographer, and costumer with The Zephyr Theatre and ACT Theater; a creative writer; a professional photographer; and the owner of her own business Hall of Rocks and Crystals.
Charles Fraser has been a theatre maker, actor, director, teaching artist, designer, playwright, and stage manager in Minnesota for thirty years. He appeared in Zephyr Theatre’s productions of It’s a Wonderful Life, Mamma Mia!, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He is a company member of Yellow Tree Theatre. He has also worked with the Guthrie Theater, Six Points Theater, History Theatre, Park Square Theatre, Rochester Civic Theater, Penumbra Theatre, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Mixed Blood Theatre, Jon Hassler Theatre, Actors Theatre of Minnesota, Minnesota Shakespeare Project, Playwrights’ Center, Illusion Theatre, and the Jungle Theatre, among others. Outside of Minnesota, he has acted at the Lincoln Amphitheatre in Indiana, Door Shakespeare in Wisconsin, New Stage Theatre in Mississippi, and aboard Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic. He has appeared in a variety of commercials and small films, including The Completely Remarkable, Utterly Fabulous Transformation of a Regular Joe.
Jaclyn is a versatile actress in the Twin Cities area. Film, theatre, music and modeling are all part of her artistic career. Dance, in every form, as well as stage combat, improv and martial arts, are all ongoing pursuits that help round out her creative interests. Jaclyn also works as a costumer and fight/dance choreographer.
Jaclyn's favorite Christmas tradition: Sitting around the tree with family in the evenings to enjoy the mesmerizing glow of twinkle lights and tinsel garlands, and a steaming cup of hot cocoa.
Dana is a lifelong lover of music and the performing arts, composer, performer, and lighting/ sound production/engineer. She is a multi-instrumentalist, with primary focus on keyboard and brass instruments. She composes and performs contemporary classical, jazz, and folk music. Her primary career has been a business and technology advisor to fortune 500 companies, and is now striking out on a new creative journey with a goal to make it a full time profession. Over the years she has also participated in various non-profit, musical, and theatrical organizations, applying her creative, leadership, and technical skills to bring excellence to the performing arts.