b'Tommy A. Gomez* (Egeon/Dr. Pinch, The Comedy of Errors; Antigonus/ Shepherd, The Winters Tale) has worked extensively as a regional theatre actor for the past twenty-five years with an emphasis in the classics. He was seen last season in SCSs Loves Labours Lost and Romeo & Juliet. Credits include nine consecutiveseasonswiththeAmericanConservatoryTheaterincludingthe world premieres of Richard Nelsons adaptation of Luigi Pirandellos Enrico IV and Michael Feingolds adaptation of Friedrick Schillers Mary Stuart. He was part of four seasons with Shakespeare Santa Cruz and sixteen Shakespeare productions with California Shakespeare Theater. Other regional theatre credits include: Old Globe Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, TheatreWorksL.A.,TheatreWorks(PaloAlto),WisconsinShakespeareFestival,Georgia Shakespeare Festival, Marin Theatre Company, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Aurora Theatre Company, Purple Rose Theatre Company, and BoarsHead Theatre.Carol Halstead* (Mrs. Bennet, Pride and Prejudice; Camillo, The Winters Tale)played Gertrude in Hamlet and Aegeus in Midsummer when last seen in the Grove. Broadway credits include Gore Vidals The Best Man and Off-Broadway The Duchess of Malfi, Pericles (Red Bull), Walking Down Broadway (The Mint), Easter Candy, Urgent Fury (Cherry Lane), The Mask (The Clurman). Recent regional includes A Dolls House, Part 2 (Maltz Jupiter Theater), Native Gardens (Florida Repertory Theatre), Buried Child, Richard III (STNJ), Into The Breeches, Noises Off (Chautauqua), Vanya, Sonia, Masha, and Spike (Orlando Shakespeare), Clybourne Park (Barrington Stage), GoodPeople (The Old Globe), August: Osage County (Fulton Theatre), God of Carnage (Hudson Stage). Carol makes her home in New York City and trains as a Third degree Black Belt in Seido Karate. More at carolhalstead.com or @carol_halstead.Ian Merrill Peakes* (Miss Bingley/Wickham/Collins, Pride and Prejudice; Leontes, The Winters Tale) performed in Much Ado and The Tempest with Shakespeare Santa Cruz (2007). Regional credits include: Macbeth (Chicago Shakespeare); Charles III (ACT, Seattle Rep, and Shakespeare Theatre); Timon of Athens; R and G are Dead (Helen Hayes Award), Henry VIII, Macbeth, The Game of Love and Chance (Helen Hayes nominations, Folger Theatre); The Catch and Glengarry Glen Ross (Best of Denver Awards, Denver Center for the Performing Arts); The Crucible, Twelfth Night (Actors Theatre of Louisville); The False Servant (Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre);Equivocation, Something Intangible (Barrymore Award), Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, All My Sons (Barrymore Award), Three Days of Rain (Arden Theatre); Matilda, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Peter and the Starcatchers (Walnut Street Theater); Red Light Winter and Invisible Hand (Barrymore Award nominations, Theatre Exile); and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Television: Still Standing, Hack, Homicide. Film: Lebanon, PA; Buried Girl.Karen Peakes* (Jane/Miss de Bourgh, Pride and Prejudice; Hermione, TheWintersTale) makes her debut with Santa Cruz Shakespeare, and she couldnt be more excited! Regional work includes: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Measure for Measure, Macbeth, Henry VIII, Othello, Davenants Macbeth (Folger Theatre);Twelfth Night, A Little Night Music (Arden Theatre); Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Comedy of Tenors, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time (Walnut Street Theatre); Hetty Feather, Heisenberg, The Explorers Club (Delaware Theatre); Gidions Knot (InterAct); The Real Thing (Barrymore nomination for Best Supporting Actress, The Wilma); Bad Dates, Hotel Suite (Act II Playhouse); Born Yesterday (Barrymore nomination for Best Actress), Sense and Sensibility (Peoples Light); Taming of the Shrew, Blithe Spirit (Pennsylvania Shakespeare); Born Yesterday, A Dolls House, Measure for Measure (NH Theatre Award for Best Actress, Peterborough Players). Karen is a voice actor, with characters on The Fixies (animated series), and an Audie award nominated audiobook narrator for Brilliance Audio.SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2019 41'