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January 21, 2021 , A Virtual Event

Theatre Thursday: Jan. 21

Inspiring Resolutions

Hosted by Artistic Director Laura Kepley

Run time: 90 minutes

A new year is here! And with it comes resolutions, turning points, and change. Four performers will take the virtual stage with songs and monologues that place us right in the thick of exciting, dramatic, and moving moments of transformation. Plus, an expert will share tips for making your personal resolutions stick. Start your 2021 on an inspiring note with this dynamic and theatrical celebration of determination, resilience, and possibility.

Artists

Peter Hargrave

Peter Hargrave

(Performer) is a proud graduate of the Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program and considers Cleveland his second home. At CPH, he's been lucky enough to be in the world premiere of Tiny Houses, Shakespeare in Love, The Diary of Anne Frank, and The Good Peaches (world more(Performer) is a proud graduate of the Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program and considers Cleveland his second home. At CPH, he's been lucky enough to be in the world premiere of Tiny Houses, Shakespeare in Love, The Diary of Anne Frank, and The Good Peaches (world premiere). TV credits: Law and Order: SVU and Madam Secretary. Off-Broadway: The First Annual Trump Family Special. OtherRegional: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Gateway Playhouse, Musical Theatre West, and Disney Cruise Line.

Eric Lockley

Eric Lockley

(Performer) is an OBIE award-winning actor, comedian, writer, producer. Stage: #DateMe, Choir Boy Screen: First Reformed, Luke Cage Eric’s comedic web series Blacker is featured on “Best Web Series” lists and his short film, The Jump is available on Amazon. Eric’s plays including Blacken the Bubble and Without Trace more(Performer) is an OBIE award-winning actor, comedian, writer, producer. Stage: #DateMe, Choir Boy Screen: First Reformed, Luke Cage Eric’s comedic web series Blacker is featured on “Best Web Series” lists and his short film, The Jump is available on Amazon. Eric’s plays including Blacken the Bubble and Without Trace have been seen on stages in DC, NY and Chicago. Lockley's solo shows Last Laugh and Asking For More reached audiences at LaMaMa, The Apollo, and students around NYC. Lockley does sketch comedy and musical improv and is a featured cast member of The Homemade Sketch Show (on TubiTV). He was head writer for the inaugural awards ceremony, The Antonyos, celebrating Black Theater. Eric's inspirational podcast, "The 180" is out now featuring guests of many industries discussing a a moment when they turned their lives around. Lockley also produces with Harlem-based orgs, The Movement Theatre Company & Harlem9 creating opportunities for artists of color.

Laura Perrotta

Laura Perrotta

(Performer) is a native New Yorker who has called Cleveland home for the last 21 years. She has appeared on television, Off-Broadway, toured nationally, and worked regionally. She’s appeared at Cleveland Play House as Mrs. van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank, and as Miss Shields in A Christmas more(Performer) is a native New Yorker who has called Cleveland home for the last 21 years. She has appeared on television, Off-Broadway, toured nationally, and worked regionally. She’s appeared at Cleveland Play House as Mrs. van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank, and as Miss Shields in A Christmas Story. Last Fall she was Emma Arkadina in Stupid F---ing Bird at Dobama Theater, and in the Spring had the great pleasure to open in KINDERTRANSPORT as Evelyn at Ensemble Theater before the world shut down. She looks forward to returning to the theater soon both onstage and off. laura-perrotta.com

Mariama Whyte

Mariama Whyte

(Performer) is a versatile performer, songwriter and recording artist from Cleveland, OH. She is excited to return to Cleveland Play House for Inspiring Resolutions. She previously appeared at CPH’s production of The Amen Corner, The Nolan Williams Project (New Ground Theatre Festival) and In The Groove and Over The Top more(Performer) is a versatile performer, songwriter and recording artist from Cleveland, OH. She is excited to return to Cleveland Play House for Inspiring Resolutions. She previously appeared at CPH’s production of The Amen Corner, The Nolan Williams Project (New Ground Theatre Festival) and In The Groove and Over The Top (Fusion Fest). She has performed in the Broadway National Tours of The Color Purple (Nettie; Celie u/s) and Disney’s The Lion King (Shenzi and Rafiki u/s). Mariama was recently seen in Karamu House’s virtual production of Freedom on Juneteenth and Dance Nation at Dobama Theatre. Another highlight was performing in Simply Simone: The Music of Nina Simone at Karamu House. Mariama has shared the stage with famed music producer David Foster and has opened for renowned artists such as Stephanie Mills and Jeff Bradshaw. A 2019 recipient of The Verge Fellowship by Cleveland Arts Prize, she has released multiple music projects and is set to release her full length album, Hey You It’s Me, in 2021. Proud member of Actors’s Equity Association. mariamawhyte.com

Bjorn DuPaty

Bjorn DuPaty

(Life Coach) is a Leadership and Life Coach who works with clients in making personal shifts in the realms of career transitions, health/wellness, work-life balance and creating fulfilling relationships throughout his client’s lives. Through a co-creative partnership, clients are able to move beyond their perceived limitations to achieve what they more(Life Coach) is a Leadership and Life Coach who works with clients in making personal shifts in the realms of career transitions, health/wellness, work-life balance and creating fulfilling relationships throughout his client’s lives. Through a co-creative partnership, clients are able to move beyond their perceived limitations to achieve what they once deemed as impossible. Thereby creating a life that isn’t based on surviving but from envisioning astonishing possibilities. Bjorn was inspired to go into this work of Life Coaching out of a desire to serve. Bjorn has spent the last 12 years dedicated to telling stories as an actor and now along with his coaching practice, he has set out to create a space where he can serve others in a direct way.

Sponsors

KeyBankBank of AmericaJohn P. Murphy Foundation
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