We are pleased to announce the cast of "Waiting for MacArthur!"
Taberah Holloway, will play the lead role of Annie Lou Holsom.
Taberah Joy is a playwright, performer, and theater lover. She admires and respects people and works that make her laugh and cry in a ten-minute period. Currently, she lives and works as a writer and teacher in San Diego, California, where tragicomedy abounds.
Gabriela Nelson, will play Annie Lou's former high school teacher, Margaret Greer.
Mrs. Nelson is married to an active duty Naval Officer and has been involved in professional theater for years. Once touring Vietnam for the USO with the legendary Bob Hope, Mrs. Nelson has diversified her theater interests to include costuming, makeup and hair design in addition to acting. She is the costumer for "Waiting for MacArthur".
Missy Malloy will play the Annie Lou's mother, Emma.
Ms. Malloy has recently arrived in San Diego. She grew up in San Antonia and began acting in middle school. She continued acting through high school and moved on to local community theater companies. Missy graduated with her B.F.A. in Theater from the University of Colorado in Boulder. Her acting credits include many productions in Seattle and San Antonia. Her favorite productions include "Trojan Women", "The Vagina Monologues" and "Dancing at Lughnasa." "Waiting for MacArthur" is Ms. Malloy's San Diego debut.
Kathryn Schellinger will play the role of Annie Lou's high school friend, Rosalie.
Ms. Schellinger is a graduate of the Finest City Improvisation Program. She was one of the cast members at American History Theater's benefit "United We Stand: Call to Victory," a production recreating the radio shows of WWII. Growing up in Phoenix, Arizona, Kathryn delighted her family and friends with her imaginary comedic characters. When told she should try performing, she moved to San Diego and joined an improvisation company.