Daddy's Dyin'

Who's Got The Will?

The Crew

Twenty five years acting experience with some of our most prestigious celebrities in theatre, commercials and film, including the animated TV series "Super Friends" as the voice of Wonder Woman. Teacher of voice-over and on-camera commercials. Co-creator of a podium theatre in Los Angeles and a former theatrical and literary agent.  She is also one of the founding members of the Colorado Stage Company.
Producer and Sound/Lighting Design
A 35-year veteran of the consumer electronics industry, recipient of CEDIA's Lifetime Achievement Award and named one of the Top 50 Most Influential People in the Home Networking / Home Control Industry. Bill has produced "Wacky World of Christopher Durang" , "Love Letters" and "Jake's Women", "The Altos" and "Plaza Suite".  He also creates all stage,  lighting and sound effects for Colorado Stage Company's productions. He is one of the founding members of the Colorado Stage Company.
Asst. Director/
Stage Manager


        James Kaiser James has worked at many area theatres and venues over the past 15 years primarily as a stage manager, lighting designer and sound designer.  He has been involved in over 200 plays, concerts and events in his career.  Some of his credits include 8-Track at Town Hall Arts Center, Lost in Yonkers at Mizel Arts Center, Brief History of White Music at The Vogue Theatre, Walden Family Playhouse, The Theatre Group, Denver Center Theatre, Denver Civic Theatre, Creede Repertory Theatre and many more.
& Props



 This is Bonnie’s seventh production with CSC.  She has done costumes for Plaza Suite, Producers Fatal Hit, The Odd Couple, Sylvia and last season’s Charlie Brown.  Bonnie just did costumes for Littleton Annex for their current show, Fools


The Cast


Part Played By
Sara Lee Turnover     Sue Rossman

Susan currently teaches Theatre and Speech at the University of Denver High School. She has been part of Denver's theatre community for the past 17 years, treading the boards as an actress or behind the scenes as a director, teacher, coach and advocate. She is one of the founding members of CSC as well having served on the board for the Alliance of Colorado Theatre. She has been seen as , "Madam" in Cafe Noir,  "Melissa" in Love Letters,  "Karen" in Jake's Women,  "Karen Nash" in Plaza Suite, "Mimi" in The Producer's Fatal Hit, as well as having directed Three Viewings for Colorado Stage Company.


Lurlene Rogers    Michelle Paul
Michelle is thrilled to be working with CSC.  A 20-year veteran of Denver theatre, she has recently performed at the Arvada Center, Pinnacle Dinner Theater, Aurora Fox, and Town Hall Arts Center in musicals and children's theatre.  Favorite roles include Peggy in The Taffetas, Nancy in Oliver!, Yenta in Fiddler on the Roof, Agnes in I Do, I do! and Viola in Twelfth Night.  She teaches drama and media classes to children, and also sings occasionally at nightclubs around town and as an Original Dickens Caroler.  Her favorite jobs are "mom" to three delightful teenagers and wife to Ken for 20 years this October 12.


Mama Wheelis       Nita Morris-Froelich


Nita is delighted to be working with CSC.  A native of Chicago, she worked in regional theatre and stock throughout the Midwest and East Coast.  She has performed at many area theatres including The Arvada Center, >Country Dinner Playhouse, Aurora Fox, Miner's Alley Playhouse, and Town Hall Arts Center.  >Some favorite roles including Ms. Hannigan in Annie, Vera Charles in Mame, Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Agnes in A Delicate Balance and  Queen Eleanor in The Lion in Winter.  She is also a theatre director and a member of SAG, having appeared on Perry Mason, Unsolved Mysteries, Father Dowling series as well as several films and commercials.


Evalita Turnover Suzanne Frisch Susan was last seen in Colorado Stage Company as Eve in The Diaries of Adam and Eve.   She earned a master's degree from the University of South Carolina and has performed in the Denver metro area at the Germinal Stage, The Denver Civic and the Bovine Metropolis.  She would like to thank Connie and Bill for the opportunity to return to CSC and her husband and daughter for their support.


Harmony Rhodes          Shawn Syre Shawn is new to the area as this is his second show in Denver.  He recently finished Inherit the Wind at the Bug Theater.  He has been in mostly musicals throughout his career performing such roles as Anthony in Sweeny Todd, Bill Sikes in Oliver, Dr. Craven in Secret Garden, and Jigger Cragin in Carousel.  He attended the American Musical and Dramatics Academy in NYC and has studied voice for several years.  He is pleased to be part of such a great production and would like to thank all those that have supported his journey in the performing arts.


Orville Turnover               Joe Derry After a three year hiatus from the stage for some soul searching, traveling and a few independent films amongst other things, Joe has eagerly returned to the Colorado Stage Company.  You may remember Joe as “Tony Alto” from “The Alto’s, Like The Soprano’s Only Lower,” and the sequel, “The Producers Fatal Hit.”  Other past productions with CSC include, “Plaza Suite,”Love Letters,” and “The Wacky World Of Christopher Durang.”  Other past productions include, “Damn Yankees,” “Henry & Ramona” and “See How They Run,” although his favorite is “City’s Edge,” the first of its kind, online soap opera shot right here in Denver.  Check it out at


Marlene Turnover



         Christie Cass

Christie returns once again to the CSC.  You may remember seeing her as Norma Hubley in their production of Plaza Suite and Olive in the female version of the Odd Couple.  She recently played the part  of "Beth" in the movie "Ichabod",  which was produced by West End Productions. Also,  she uses her acting skills to help train Doctors, Police Officers and Medical

Buford Turnover



         Michael Parker

A transplant from New Jersey and the original Rigfield in the long-running cast coast production of "Noir Suspicions", Michael has worked on the stages of Denver.  He also was in Colorado Stage production as Jake in Jake's Women.  He appeared at the Denver Victorian Playhouse as Oscar in "The Odd Couple", as Charlie in "Angel on my Shoulder", as Murray in "Thousand Clowns" and as Paul in "Marriage is Murder".