The Cast and Crew of

And Then Galatea Laughed:

A Very Modern Romance


Carl Weintraub as George Bernard Shaw

Carl was fortunate to play King Lear for Dean Productions in 2019. He began his career at The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego in 1974 and has played on many stages and before many cameras since. In 1981, Carl founded We Tell Stories, which has performed over 17,500 shows to over 4,500,000 children. He produces BackStory, a bi-monthly evening of storytelling and poetry through the Victory Theatre. Carl thanks the venerable Lou Palter for teaching him how to act.


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Skip Pipo as Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Skip is very happy to be working with this amazingly talented cast and crew. His credits include The 39 Steps (Dean Productions), Dracula (LA Theater Works national tour),  CopenhagenHow I Learned to DriveMrs. Warren's Profession (LA Weekly nominee), LADCC award nominated Equus and Enron (all at The Production Company LA), and the North American tour of West Side Story. Skip also has numerous commercial and film credits and has been featured in many series made for new media.



Laurie O'Brien as Mrs. Patrick Campbell

Laurie’s theatre, television, and film career has given her the opportunity to play roles ranging from lunatics and white trash, to the most beautiful woman in the world (Helen of Troy). Some favorites include Paulina, The Defiant Ones, Denise Savage, Savage in Limbo (LADCC Award), Mary Barnes, Mary Barnes (LADCC Award), Virginia, The Clean House, Meta Wolff, Times Like These (Ovation Award), Queen Elizabeth, Shakespeare in Love, and most recently, Dory, in the award-winning film, Pie in the Sky.

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Sarah Schulte:  Narrator

Sarah “Sarahnade” Schulte is a SAG/AFTRA, AEA actress, singer/songwriter, and all around performer. Her most notable works include; “Fantomas: Revenge of the Image” International Tour in China, Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden as Mrs. Claremont, “When Colossus Falls” winner of Best Drama and Best Ensemble in a Drama at INK Fest 2019, “The Galen Project”- in which Schulte starred and Co-directed and won Best Female Direction from Los Angeles Women’s International Film Fest, and "just recently booked her first TV Pilot. Stay Tuned!

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Scott Carter Cooper:  Playwright

Scott Carter Cooper’s work is tailored to small professional companies with diverse ensembles looking for economical plays to produce.  His short-form pieces have been successful with American companies including American Blues, The Artistic Home, Chicago Dramatists, and a number of smaller storefront companies as well as internationally. With a BFA in Theatre from Drake University and an MA in writing from De Paul University, Cooper’s theatrical experience spans writing, producing, directing and performing with a long list of Chicago’s finest companies including Steppenwolf, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Theo Ubique, Prop Thtr, CityLit, and many smaller storefront theatres.

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Rebecca Lynne:  Director

Rebecca is the founder of DPTC. As a theatre director, her work has been seen around the world, including New York, London, New Jersey, Washington DC, Bali, and California. Among her solo directing credits are The Last Five YearsInto the Woods, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Comedic Tragedy of Macbeth, The 39 Steps, Sleeping Beauty Ballet, The Lady of Shallot, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Ghost Sonata, the Opera. Rebecca recently made her film directorial debut with Binders and The Rise of the Binders, the prequel mini-series.


Masaki Araya:  Sound Designer

Masaki Araya, a Midwestern-born and bred Asian-American, loves to wear many hats when it comes to professionally creative works. The EMMY® Award-nominee has been solely and collaboratively involved behind the scenes in various media including but not limited to: Music, TV, film, short film, theatre, live sound, radio, audio documentary, podcast, and an array of written and artistic publications. He is currently promoting himself on radio as a musical artist, primarily joining forces with other creative artists. Masaki continues building a creative legacy people could look back on.