Dionysus Was Such A Nice Man

a world premiere by Kate Tarker
directed by Dominique Serrand
April 23, 2019May 12, 2019

Meet the Artists


Ross Beschler • Jaimie
Taysha Marie Canales • Alcinoe
Keith J. Conallen • Oedipus
Melanye Finister • Merope
Matteo Scammell • Messenger
Luverne Seifert • Polybus

Production Team

Dominique Serrand • Director
Kate Tarker • Playwright
Melanye Finister

A Wilma Hothouse member, Melanye last appeared in Dionysus Was Such A Nice Man, When the Rain Stops Falling and Don Juan Comes Home From Iraq. Other credits include: The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington and Run Mourner Run at Flashpoint, Third at Philadelphia Theater Company and Romeo and Juliet at Arden Theatre. Melanye is also a company member at People’s Light since 1991 where she most recently appeared as Faye in Skeleton Crew, for which she received a 2018 Barrymore for Outstanding Leading Performance. Other plays at People’s Light include The Diary of Anne Frank, The Matchmaker, All My Sons, Fences, The Winter’s Tale and Seven Guitars. Melanye holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon and is a 2018 Ten Chimneys Lunt-Fontanne Fellow.