"The Witch's Murder" Airs 10/12-11/2
Meet the cast below!
Ariel has been a part of numerous productions including musicals, film, and performative dance. As an aspiring actress and writer, she’s excited to work so close with Naomi, herself. Ariel is also a huge fan of true crime and psychology, making Murder in Your Ear one of her, if not her favorite, project to be casted for.
Lila is a sophomore at Lincoln High School. She has been in numerous School productions, most recently The Who’s Tommy. She is in her 4th year With The Bardlings (young Shakespeare group). Her credits include 8th Night (Maria) and The Scottish Play (Lady Macbeth) at the Southern Shakespeare Festival in Tallahassee, FL. Additionally, Lila is a dance student at Platinum Dance Center, a black belt in Karate and plays multiple instruments in her free time.
My name is Victoria Wetherington, I discovered theatre at the age of 7 and have fallen in love with it for 4 years now, I have been in seven shows and am 11 years old and I’m so excited to pursue my love of acting with the lovely Naomi Rose-Mock.
Leigh Proctor is a senior at Chiles High school and is currently in theatre 4. She lives with her
mother Traci, who is the executive director at the Ronald McDonald house, and her father John
who is the head diving coach at Florida State. She was born in Midland Texas and moved to
Tallahassee when she was 12. She has a dog named Augustus after the Roman Emperor and a
Cat named Leia after Princess Leia from Star Wars. Leigh really loves to perform. She studies
voice with Warren Halstrom, and acting with Naomi Rose-Mock. After she graduates, Leigh is
hoping to attend FSU for a major in pre-medicine. Her favorite quote is: “Low expectations is the
key to happiness in life.”
My name is Peyton Bradford, I am 14 years old, and in 9th grade at Community Christian School. I have been in over 25 productions at various places including QMT. Some of my favorite roles have have been Weepy (Snow White Variety Show), Jane Andrews (Anne of Green Gables), Curly (Peter Pan), Pumbaa (Lion King), Middle Elsa (Frozen), Ensemble (Christmas Carol), and I am looking forward to being Lucy in my school's fall production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. I have also been the production assistant in Cats at QMT.
Cecilia Malley is a senior at Leon High School, where she is involved in theatre and chorus and serves as Melodears Student Director. She is excited to be a part of this podcast, and thanks Naomi for this outlet to perform! Happy listening!
Micaela is a current student a Florida State University and is extremely excited to join the NRM Performance team in the "Murder In Your Ear" podcast series! With her origins from South Florida she has a history with various Broward Center student productions, the Inside Out theatre co., as well as an alumni from Tallahassee's own TheatreTCC! Hoping everyone stays safe & healthy! Thanks again to Naomi for such a wonderful opportunity!
Kendall hails from Tennessee, and after stints in Georgia, Florida, Kansas, and Oregon, she is finally settling her roots down in New Orleans, Louisiana. She obtained a BA in Spanish with minors in theatre, biology, and religion, as well as an MA in Spanish from Florida State University. She's taught Spanish at Florida State (Go Noles!) as well as Wichita State University (Go Shockers!) and Louisiana State University (Geaux Tigers!), and will bring her Spanish-teaching experience and talents to Jesuit High School this fall (Go Blue Jays)! Kendall has a deep love for linguistics and accents, and after years of mimicking actors in movies and TV shows, she's excited for this opportunity to play around with some of her Florida friends even while she's living elsewhere. A Spanish teacher by trade, in her free time she enjoys going to concerts and sporting events with her love, reading, baking, and playing with her two dogs, Ringo and Leia. She's been acting since she was twelve, and some of her favorite, wouldn't-forget-if-she-tried roles include: Jo March (Little Women: the Musical), Effie Ruskin (The Countess), Agnes Evans (She Kills Monsters), Edwin Drood (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Hermia (A Midsummer Night's Dream), Hodel (Fiddler on the Roof), Agnes Gooch (Mame), and Mary Bailey (A Wonderful Life: the Musical), among many others.
Jacob Smith has been performing in Tallahassee and the surrounding area for as long as he could hold a script, from being the littlest black sheep in a Monticello summer play to touring Florida and Toronto, Canada with Theater with a Mission, he's had roles on stage, screen, and now sound. As soon as the opportunity arose amid the quarantine, he jumped on Murder In Your Ear. He hopes that this is the beginning of a new Radio Renaissance in Tallahassee, as pursuing voice work has always been a dream of his.
Daniel Scarantino, is a VO, film and theatre actor and improviser working out of New York City. He is certified in IITP and is, by all accounts, a “delight” to work with. Favorite Credits include: Sir Lancealot in Spamalot, Steven Belber in The Laramie Project, The Narrator in The Rocky Horror Show and Lucas in Bare: a pop Opera.
Griffin Stanley is a senior at Florida State University School. He has most recently performed in Naomi Rose~Mock’s productions of Drowsy Chaperone (featured dancer), Godspell (We Beseech Thee), Christmas Carol (Brother Alfred), and choreographed The Who’s Tommy at Lincoln High School under her direction.
Travis is thrilled to once again be with Naomi on this amazing project. With over 20 years on the stage, past credits include: 1776 (Richard Henry Lee), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Toymaker), 9 to 5: The Musical (Tinsworthy), Much Ado about Nothing (Don John), Beauty and the Beast (Cogsworth), Calamity Jane (“Wild” Bill Hiccock), and A Christmas Carole (Bob Cratchit). A graduate of Florida State University’s Theatre Program, he is grateful to his family for their love and support.
She/Her/Hers. Jacqueline is ecstatic to be working with such an incredible group of artists on Murder in Your Ear! NYC: Romeo and Juliet (Lady Capulet u/s , Prince u/s). Regional: Twelfth Night (Viola), West Side Story (Rosalia u/s), Old Man and the Old Moon, (Actor 7 u/s), Shakespeare in Love (Ensemble). Educational: Twelfth Night (Olivia), School for Wives (Arnolphe), The Memorandum (Clerk, Alice u/s, Monitor u/s). Proud BFA Acting graduate of Elon University. She is grateful to the cast and creative team for their dedication and passion in this new endeavour. She sends thanks to her mentors, family, and friends for their continuous love and support. www.jacquelinecsilva.com
Sarah is a Tallahassee native who has enjoyed the performing arts for her entire life. She has most recently performed in Spamalot, Company, South Pacific, and Anything Goes at Quincy Music Theatre and Singin’ in the Rain at Theatre Tallahassee. She also enjoys costuming (credits: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Wizard of Oz at QMT). She is the mother to two sweet little boys, Ethan and Declan, and the wife to the amazing Jeremy Matlow. She would like to thank them for letting her endlessly dance and sing around the house without little to no complaining during this hard time away from the stage! A huge thank you to everyone who continues to support the arts while we are on this long intermission! Also, thanks to Naomi for giving us this creative outlet and fun way to continue performing in a safe way.
Jennifer Holliday is seventeen years old and a senior at Lincoln High School. She has recently been seen in Father of the Bride as Peggy at Monticello Opera House, the Lab Specialist in The Who's Tommy at Lincoln and Allana in The Little Mermaid at Quincy Music Theater. This is her first podcast ever and she is extremely excited to be a part of this amazing project!! She'd like to thank Naomi Rose-Mock for her guidance, support and continued encouragement as well as for the opportunity to be a part of such a unique experience.
Claire is a St. Louis native, Elon University bfa acting graduate, and murder mystery aficionado! Most recent JET Theatre credits: The Diary of Anne Frank (Margot Frank), Cabaret (Frenchie). Elon Credits: Arcadia (Lady Croom), Other Desert Cities (Polly Wyeth), You Can't... (Mrs. Kirby), The Inferior Sex (Sandra), All's Well... (The Widow), School for Wives (Chrysalde), Baby with the Bathwater (Helen). Love and gratitude to Mom, Dad, Anne, Grandma Mehan, and Logan. Jame 1:17.
Scott is a veteran of the Tallahassee, FL acting community. Since 2010 he has appeared in numerous theatrical productions, short films, and web series produced in the Big Bend area. He lives in Tallahassee with his wife.