Plaza Suite Cast
by agreement with Samuel French Ltd
Joanne is a Mountview Theatre School graduate. Her theatre credits include Laura in Ayckbourn's Time of My Life, Alina Solness in Ibsen's The Master Builder, Esther Franz in The Price (Arthur Miller), Jane in Benefactors (Michael Frayn) and Vassilisa in The Lower Depths (Maxim Gorky). Her most recent musical theatre credits include April in Sondheim's Company and Lucy Lockitt in The Beggar's Opera.
Joanne Seymour's website
Manos trained at The Theatre of Changes in Athens Greece, then went on to study Drama and Performance at the University of Wolverhampton. For the past three years he has trained with critically acclaimed teacher Sam Rumbelow. Recent theatre credits include Abel in The Mystery Plays at the Bridewell Theatre, Polynices in The Pheonician Women, Polynices in Oedipus at Colonus and The Messenger in Oedipus the King all at Theatro Technis.
Victoria trained at the HKU Theatre Faculty, Utrecht. Theatre includes: Mrs Willy Nilly and Mrs Dai Bread One in Under Milk Wood; Stephanie in Time of My Life. Belinda in Season’s Greetings and Mouth in Not I. She has worked extensively as a voice actor and is currently a deviser on The Edge project with Transport Theatre.
Stage Manager - Jess Ackland
Lloyd trained at The London Centre for Theatre Studies. Theatre credits include: Magwitch in the 2012 UK tour of Great Expectations, Giovanni in Can't Pay Won't Pay, Banquo in Macbeth, Sorin in The Seagull, Engstrand in Ghosts and the Corporal in Bent. TV includes BBC Crimewatch and The Mystery Files for National Geographic.
Hayley has a Masters-level degree in Drama and Theatre Studies from University of Kent and has received training from the RSC and The Laughter Academy. She recently returned from playing Ariel in a professional Midlands tour of The Tempest. Other theatre credits include Ophelia in Hamlet, Viola in Twelfth Night, Hilde in The Master Builder and Maureen in Sanderling's production of Time of My Life.
Hayley Evenett's Website
Tony Pankhurst (Director)
Tony most recently directed Time of My Life by Alan Ayckbourn at the Palace Theatre Westcliff, and two rehearsed readings of new plays at the Alex in Southend. He also wrote and performed music for a production of The Glass Menagerie at the Dixon Studio in 2009. As well as producing and directing Plaza Suite, Tony designed and built the set, and also appears as the waiter in Act one.