Thad Anzur (Frankie Begbie)
Thad Anzur’s Chicago theatre credits include: The Rainmaker, The Elephant Man and The Winter’s Tale (Bohemian Theatre Ensemble), We Have Always Lived in the Castle, The Copperhead, The Body Snatchers, The Confession and The Vagabond (City Lit), Fucking Men (Bailiwick Chicago), Private Lives (Pretty Blue Sky), Chapter Two (Sheil Park Players), Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare Inc.), Mad Forest and Book of Days (Piven Theatre Workshop), A Walk in the Woods (The Grounded Theatre), Marked Tree (Seanachai), The Left Hand of Darkness (Lifeline Theatre), Bent (European Repertory), and Riding the Dolphin (Griffin Theater). Thad is a member of The Free Readers Ensemble.
Jay Cullen (Tommy Lawrence)
Jay W. Cullen is thrilled to be working on this new adaptation of Trainspotting. He was recently seen in The House of Yes with 20% Theatre Company, and has been fortunate enough to also work with Bailiwick Chicago, Redmoon Theatre Company, and Red Tape Theatre Company, among others. Jay studied at the Chicago College of Performing Arts where he received a BFA in acting.
Shane Kenyon (Mark Renton)
Shane is thrilled to be a part of Trainspotting. Previous Chicago credits include, Where We’re Born, Sex With Strangers (U/S), Dublin Carol (U/S), Betrayal, Last Of The Boys (Steppenwolf Theatre Co.), Jailbait (Profiles Theatre), Mary’s Wedding (Rivendell Theatre Ensemble), Petrified Forest (Strawdog Theatre Co.) Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth (Lakeside Shakespeare), Shadow of a Gunman, Our Father, Scene’s From The Big Picture (Seanachai Theatre Co.; Ensemble Member). Tallest Man (The Artistic Home; Ensemble Member). His Film/TV credits include: The Chicago Code, Dog Jack, and The Kari Files. Shane earned his B.F.A. in Acting from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.
Cameron Johnson (Danny ‘Spud’ Murphy)
Chicago credits include: RISE OF THE NUMBERLESS (New Colony/Bailiwick Chicago), MASTER AND MARGARITA (Strawdog Theatre), F**KING MEN (Bailiwick Chicago, Collective Member), THE HIDING PLACE (Provision Theater,) EUGENE ONEGIN (Lyric Opera), Dennis DeYoung’s HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (Bailiwick Repertory) and MEDIUM AT LARGE (Village Players). He received a BFA in Acting from The Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and works as Videographer for Goodman Theatre. Much love to Momma & Papa Jive, my patrons of the arts.
Rian Jairell* (Simon ‘Sick Boy’ Williamson)
Rian is honored to be a part of Trainspotting USA. Rian was most recently seen in Dartmoor Prison and Gas for Less at the Goodman Theatre. Other Chicago credits include: Cymbeline, Troilus and Cressida, and A Flea in Her Ear (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), The Kentucky Cycle, Cloud 9 and The Homage that Follows (Infamous Commonwealth Theatre). Regional credits include: The Rainmaker, Taming of the Shrew (Idaho Repertory Theatre), King Lear, Hamlet, As You Like It, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Illinois Shakespeare Festival), and Proof (Snowy Range Theatre Festival). Film credits include: Using, Dimension and, Paper Dolls. Rian received a Jeff Citation for his work in The Kentucky Cycle in 2006.
Jenny Lamb (Alison and Others)
Recent and upcoming roles include, The Whole World is Watching with Dog and Pony Theatre (Ensemble), Hansel Und Gretel with The Building Stage (Stepmother/Witch), and Pippin with BoHo Theatre (Fastrada). Favorite past credits include, All in Love is Fair with the Black Ensemble Theatre (Jenean), The Lady’s Not for Burning (Jennet), The Taming of the Shrew (Kate), Evita (Peron’s Mistress), Jacques Brel’s Lonesome Losers of the Night (Whore) and Cabaret (Lulu) all with Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, and Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme in Assassins (Boxer Rebellion) and Alice in Andre Gregory’s Alice in Wonderland (Blindfaith Theatre). Jenny is co-founder and co-Artistic Director of Li’l Buds Theatre Company www.lilbudstheatre.org. and a Teaching Artist at The Second City.
* Member of Actor’s Equity Association