I have been involved with Mansfield Playhouse since 1990. We live in Mansfield and love how MPH has enriched the lives of so many people within our community. Our friends, our family, our theater!!
I have been an Actor with The Mansfield Playhouse for the last 11 years. My Husband and I are self-employed. We have 5 kids and 10 grandkids. My favorite roles have been in Sylvia, Wally’s Cafe and Rumors.
Positions Include: Board Member, Actor, Director, Technician, & Volunteer.
Occupation: Real Estate Appraiser
Years with Playhouse: 8
Favorite Shows: Run For your Wife, Wally’s Cafe, Leaving Iowa. Positions: Board Member, Actor, Director, Technician, Volunteer.
LYNDA L. SMITH:
Charter Member, Appeared in the first show, “Brigadoon” 51 years ago. Retired from surgical neurology. Has appeared in over 30 Productions at the Mansfield Playhouse, Commerce dinner theater, Mount Vernon Players, OSU Mansfield, and the Renaissance Theater. Favorite memory: “Same time Next Year” with the late Tom Hoff, it was a once-in-a-lifetime roll.
Teacher at NC State College
This is my second season with the Playhouse.
Some of my favorite memories are the hours spent building and painting sets with my theatre family.
Occupation: Superintendent for the Knox & Coshocton County Boards of Developmental Disabilities and Executive Director of PAR
Years with Playhouse: since 1989
Favorite Playhouse Moment: I have so many wonderful memories of the Playhouse and people I met! Christmas Carol, the musical was an awesome show to be a part of as well as My Fair Lady.
I have been a part of The Mansfield Playhouse family for a few years now. I have had the opportunity to be involved as an Actor, volunteering for a variety of different positions including, Stage Managing, Concessions, Board Member, Painting Sets, Tech crew, etc. I love how family oriented the environment is at the Mansfield Playhouse, it’s like a second home for me and my Family.
Favorite MPH Productions over the years:
Love/Sick, How the Other Half Loves, Peter Pan, The Nerd, Dracula in Love.
I am a pastor at Freedom Ridge Church and have been at the Playhouse since playing George Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life” in 2013. Since then I have been working both on and off stage with my whole family. Our Playhouse family is an extended family.
Favorite Moment at the Playhouse: Being on stage in a Christmas production with both my kids.