Matthew Ivan Bennett (Playwright) is a resident of Plan-B Theatre, where he’s premiered several plays, including ERIC(A), which won Best Drama at United Solo in New York. He’s written 10 radio plays for Plan-B’s collaboration with RadioWest. His play LET DOWN YOUR HAIR—a modern re-telling of “Rapunzel”—was an O’Neill finalist and will premiere at Wasatch Theatre Company in 2020. Matt is a member of the Dramatists’ Guild.
Cheryl Ann Cluff (Director/Sound Designer) co-founded Plan-B in 1991 and has served as Managing Director since 1995. She has designed sound for nearly every Plan-B production since 2000 and directed every episode of RADIO HOUR. Cheryl Ann’s recent directing credits include Camille Washington’s ODA MIGHT, Jennifer Kokai and Oliver Kokai-Means’ ZOMBIE THOUGHTS and Elaine Jarvik’s RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN., BASED ON A TRUE STORY and AN EVENING WITH TWO AWFUL MEN.
Olivia Custodio (Actor) is filled with holiday joy to be appearing in her second RADIO HOUR episode. She holds a BFA in Vocal Performance from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters in Music from the University of Utah. She has appeared in numerous operas, musicals and plays, and studied improv comedy at The Second City in Chicago. She has recently begun to dabble in the world of playwriting, and her first short play, Driver’s License, Please, premiered at Plan-B as part of …OF COLOR in the spring of 2019; her second short play, Bombastic Blue, represented Plan-B as part of ROSE EXPOSED: #TRENDING in the summer of 2019. Olivia currently serves as the Director of Individual Giving at Utah Symphony | Utah Opera.
Dave Evanoff (Composer) has been an Accordion player since he was four years old. This may make him the oldest surviving Accordion player in Utah? David has collaborated on several Radio Hour in past seasons (this is his tenth!) and promises no accordion will be used in this year’s episode.
Jennifer Freed (eFoley) Is happy to be back at work with Plan-B on another RADIO HOUR!
Jay Perry (Actor) has appeared in Plan-B’s TRAGEDY: A TRAGEDY, THE ALIENATION EFFEKT, three SLAMs, all thirteen installments of RADIO HOUR, FACING EAST in Salt Lake, San Francisco and off-Broadway, GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! in Salt Lake and Park City, SHE WAS MY BROTHER, LADY MACBETH, the Script-In-Hand Series readings of THE NORMAL HEART, A DOLL HOUSE and 8; the Free Elementary School Tour of PETER AND THE WOLF, CLEARING BOMBS, ONE BIG UNION, VIRTUE and THE ICE FRONT.
Teresa Sanderson (Actor) is thrilled to be back with her Plan-B family. She has appeared in many a Plan-B show, including a pile of RADIO HOUR episodes. Later this season she will direct FLYING and act in BODY AWARENESS for PYGmalion and will direct a staged reading of RAGTIME with a full orchestra for Ogden Musical Theatre.