Not Quite Gone Cast
Carol Ann Erford (Julia)
Carol Ann Erford (Julia) has been performing for over 50 years in theatre, film, commercials, and as a voice actor. Her professional acting work includes stints with Westgate Dinner Theatre in Toledo, Ohio, with performances in Oklahoma (Aunt Eller) and Fiddler on the Roof (Golda). She performed at the historic Valentine Theatre in Toledo in The Full Monty (Jeannette) as well as Gramma Rose's Dinner Theatre as Gramma Rose and as an actor in several productions. Some of her favorite stage roles are Cissy in Quartet, Ouiser in Steel Magnolias, and Marilyn in ripcord. Now it is a pleasure to work with Black Swamp Players.
Bill Pierson (Frank)
A newcomer to Ohio, Bill is honored to be working with The Black Swamp Players. He has worked in Florida, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, Philadelphia, Washington DC. and in New York City for 15 years. Film and television credits include Miller Beer, Dr. Pepper, The Toledo Museum of Art, Ziebart, LaCie, Link OS, and Maddie and Bella's Coffee Shop commercials, as well as Rage of Angels, Falling in Love, Insignificance, and The Muppets Take Manhattan. As "Sweet Willy P - The Master Jock of Solid Rock", Bill was a radio and club DJ. Favorite roles include Uncle Willie in The Sunshine Boys, Beverley Weston in August: Osage County, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Will Parker in Oklahoma!, The Courier in 1776, Motel in Fiddler on the Roof, Action in West Side Story, Barnaby Tucker in Hello Dolly!, and Lank Hawkins in Crazy For You. Since moving to Ohio, Bill has been featured in four TV commercials, ten live stage productions, three music videos, ten films, a murder reenactment which aired on PBS, and even played a zombie in Cleveland!
Elizabeth Coronado (Julie)
Elizabeth Coronado (Julie) is appearing in her second show with Black Swamp Players. She was previously in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress as Meredith. She was also in Motherhood Out Loud, performing several monologues, and Constellations, as the Production Assistant with TBD Productions. She is an avid reader, aspiring amateur art collector, and proud giant dog mom. Elizabeth is grateful to be a part of this amazing show and get to work with such a talented cast and director; it's heartwarming, heartbreaking, and laugh out loud funny. “Enjoy the show!”
Tim McMahon (Ryan)
Tim McMahon (Ryan) is thrilled to hit the Black Swamp Players stage for the first time in "Not Quite Gone." He previously appeared in "Significant Other" at the Toledo Rep. Tim trained with Glass City Improv in 2022 and performs whenever possible in and around Northwest Ohio. Outside of live performances, Tim played the role of a baseball announcer in the 2013 independent film, “Gibsonburg,” and he garnered a regional Emmy Award and nine nominations for his work as producer and host of “Four One Nosh” and “One Tank Travel” on Buckeye Community Arts Network (BCAN). Tim is immensely grateful for the lifetime of support and encouragement from family and friends and the companionship of his dogs, Boomer and Cooper. He loves the warmth and good-natured spirit of "Not Quite Gone" and believes it will connect with every audience member, from the very young to the young at heart.
Rebekah Bieniek (Ellie/Zoey)
Rebekah Bieniek (Ellie/Zoey) Rebekah is excited to be making her debut performance with Black Swamp in Not Quite Gone. She has preformed in two productions with Children's Theatre workshop, The Locker Next To mine, and I Hate Shakespeare. She was also involved in theatre at Rogers high school. Her favorite role was The wicked witch in Wizard of Oz. In her free time you can likely catch her spinning fire with her siblings. Shed like to thank her Mom Dawn, Dad Scott, and sister Kayli for fueling her passion for acting at a young age.
Karen Noble (Emily)
Karen Noble (Emily) is pleased to be returning to the Black Swamp Players stage. Past Black Swamp productions include Effie Krayneck in the Spitfire Grill, Mattie Fae Aiken in August: Osage County and Talking With doing the monologue Clear Glass Marbles. She was most recently seen as Myra Bruhl in Death Trap at the Village Players and as several characters in Motherhood Out Loud for TBD. She recently retired after teaching elementary school for 34 years at Eastwood Schools and sings with the fifth place International Award winning Scioto Valley Chorus of Sweet Adeline’s International. She would like to thank her family (Nora and Kristin) and friends for their continued support and encouragement. Karen is grateful and humbled to have the opportunity to work with this very talented group of people.