The Cast and Crew of

Shakespeare's Skull


Elinor Gunn as Frank Chambers

Elinor Gunn is a classically trained actress based in LA. Most recently, she can be seen on TV guest starring on Legacies on the CW, or in a national commercial whispering about condoms. Notable theatre roles include Kyra in Skylight and Chloe in Sugar Daddies written and directed by Sir Alan Ayckbourn. You can catch her as the lead in the indie feature, KinDread, premiering in July at the Marche du Film - Festival de Cannes. She serves on the Artistic Management Board of the renowned Theatre of NOTE in Hollywood.

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Francesca Ferrari as Tommy Dyer

Francesca Ferrari is an accomplished musical theatre performer and artist. She’s performed across America with musicals like A Night With Janis Joplin and Les Misérables, and in concerts at the Kennedy Center and 54 Below. Graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music, studied at William Esper Studio in NYC. Proud member of AEA. Thanks to Sam and the team!

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Tracy Pfau as Horace Walpole

Tracy Pfau has British, Scottish, Irish, and Yakima Indian heritage. She plays primarily strong character roles with dialects, mostly from Europe and rural America. In her spare time, Tracy Pfau is an animal advocate. She can spend a whole day saving a squirrel, if she sees one injured, to give an example. She has nursed many critters back to health. Her long-term plan is to buy a ranch for her menagerie of animals, act and create, and take care of her husband, Stephen Jared, who she has adored for 28 glorious years.


Erika Godwin as Agatha Chambers

Originally from Seattle, Erika moved to L.A. to pursue acting after getting her B.A. in Theatre from WWU. A graduate of UCB and iO West, she is looking forward to performing regularly again with her improv group, Hometown! Some favorite theatre roles include: Olivia (Twelfth Night), Corie (Barefoot in the Park), and Emily Dickinson (Belle of Amherst). TV credits include: Castle, Criminal Minds, The Mentalist. Thanks to Dean Productions, Samantha and this talented cast for the opportunity to play!


Leesa Kim as Clive Smith

Leesa Kim is a theatre practitioner and writer. Training includes the British American Drama Academy (BADA) and Identity School of Acting (IDSA). She is happily represented by British American Talent and the Lemon Lime Agency. Her favorite food is toast.

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Rich Rubin:  Playwright

Rich Rubin’s plays have been produced throughout the U.S. as well as in Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Mexico. Full-length plays include PICASSO IN PARIS (winner, Julie Harris Playwright Award); SWIMMING UPSTREAM (winner, Todd McNerney Playwriting Award); COTTONWOOD IN THE FLOOD (winner, Fratti-Newman Political Play Award); ASSISTED LIVING (winner, Neil Simon Festival New Play Award); ONE WEEKEND IN OCTOBER (winner, Playhouse Creatures Emerging Playwright Award); and more. Member: Dramatists Guild, New Play Exchange and Portland’s Nameless Playwrights and LineStorm Playwrights.

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Samantha Squeri:  Director

Samantha Squeri (she/her/hers) is a LA-based theatre director and producer. She is a member of Theatre of NOTE and serves on their Artistic Management Committee. Directing credits include The Ravages (podcast, Theatre of NOTE), The Cherry Orchard (Evergreen Theatre Collective), The Theatre Zone (Together LA: A Virtual Stage Festival), The Silence (part of NOTE’s Young Writers Project), The Last Five Years (Univ. of Notre Dame), and Grease (Pasquerilla East Musical Co.). Sam also works in production finance for Universal Pictures’ Universal Theatrical Group (UTG) where she manages financial activities for UTG’s Broadway, West End, and Touring productions, licenses, investments, and 20+ titles in development.


Randal Calcote:  Sound Engineer

Randal has been recording (digital) music for almost 15 years, and live and studio recordings for almost 40. He has an AAS in audio engineering and further studies at Berklee College of Music in audio post-production; an ASCAP songwriter who has written classical sonatas, acoustic ballads, and good old rock'n'roll since 1980. He's done sound and music for live theater, played all across America and Mexico, and is an all-round OCD, happy-go-lucky sound engineer. He is currently 62, going on 23, and living on the Texas Gulf Coast. Along with sound design in the "real world," he's currently recording a collection of original songs for release later this year.