Witch (Bryan Sabbag)
Bryan Sabbag has performed on local amateur and professional stages since his debut at the Reagle Players, Waltham, when he was five years old, and he has not stopped since then. He has toured throughout New England and was nominated for multiple best actor and best musical performance awards (DASH, Motif, Broadway World) in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Favorite roles include William Barfee in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Dicken in A Secret Garden, Jack in Into the Woods, Tobias Ragg in Sweeney Todd, and the witch in the opera Dido and Aeneas. After graduating from Providence College in Theatre and Music, Bryan was cast in an original musical, Paragon Park, at the Company Theatre. Shortly after that, he was in a feature film with Marlee Matlin called CODA, which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival and was sold to Apple Studios. He also toured with Kaleidoscope Theatre, which presents musicals based on fairy tales and a bullying musical.
Witch (Lindsay McAuliffe)
Lindsay McAuliffe is excited to be making theater again in her debut with Psych Drama. Based in Somerville, MA, in 2020 she got a BA from Harvard in Theater, Dance & Media, where she played Lady Macbeth, Prospero (The Tempest; original musical adaption), Åsa Gynt (Peer Gynt), and in Antigone in Harvard Stadium. At College Light Opera she was in Brigadoon, Guys & Dolls, Beauty & the Beast, and The Merry Widow. Other roles include Timon (Timon of Athens), Henriette (The Learned Ladies) and in The All Night Strut. She has also directed or assistant-directed Après Opéra (Hangar Theater Lab), The Actor’s Nightmare (Walnut Hill), Kinky Boots (Hangar Theater), Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again (Hangar), The Danube (Harvard), and the world premiere of The Unicorn Girl (Hangar). She was a theater major at Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick, MA (2015); has a diploma in Classical Acting and Shakespeare from LAMDA (2016); and was certified in Arts Management at Boston University in 2021.
Witch (Michael Mazzone)
Michael Mazzone is thrilled to be a part of Psych Drama's Macbeth, his first ever radio production. Michael can also be seen later this year in Psych Drama's The Lion in Winter as Prince John. Past roles include Parolles (All's Well That Ends Well), Hamlet (Hamlet), Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet), Cerimon (Pericles), and Malvolio (Twelfth Night).
Macbeth (Mark Prokes)
Mark Prokes was heard in the role of Prince Geoffrey in Psych Drama's The Lion in Winter, a role he played alongside several of his cast members last year as well. He has been performing all over eastern Massachusetts for the past decade or so. Some of his favorite show's he's worked on include Spelling Bee, Never the Sinner, Avenue Q, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, The Laramie Project, You Can't Take it With You, Ghost Quartet, Young Frankenstein, Other Desert Cities, Sleep in Chains: Jekyll's Nightmare, The Winter's Tale, Dracula, and A Night at the Synagogue. He is also a director and producer, helped establish the MPAC+ Program in Milford, and has directed Assassins, Dracula: The Bloody Truth, and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. He has a degree in Theatre Arts from Emmanuel College, and has recently been accepted into a Master's Program for Directing at DAMU in Prague. Thank you to everyone everyone who has supported him through this wild ride, but the journey isn't over!
Banquo (Michael Blunt)
Michael J. Blunt is thrilled to be a part of Psych Drama. Past credits include the Boston Theatre Marathon with the Open Theatre Project, Twelfth Night (The Firehouse Center for the Arts), Hamlet, Othello (Third Citizen Theater Co.), Love! Valour! Compassion! (Zeitgeist Stage Company), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Waterbury Symphony Orchestra), and many more. Michael has previously appeared in Once More Unto the Ballot Box and Adventures in Zoomland (2020), A Christmas Carol Panto (2019), The Tempest (2019), and A Peter Pan Panto! (2019) at Theater in the Open. As a signed model (Model Club Inc), Michael participates in various film and photography projects throughout the Northeast.
Lady Macbeth (Wendy Lippe)
Wendy Lippe is excited to be reprising her performance as Lady MacBeth after playing the role at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC. She was most recently heard as Eleanor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter which was a reprisal of her performance of the role with Roundabout Productions. Just prior to the pandemic, Wendy appeared as Ann in Albee’s At Home at the Zoo in Providence, RI. Other favorite roles include Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire, Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie, Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Goneril in King Lear, Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Madame Ranevsky in The Cherry Orchard, and a female Hamlet in Hamlet which Wendy performed for three different Boston area theater companies. Wendy’s theater work has been featured and/or reviewed on WBUR, WCVB/Channel 5, in the Boston Globe, Edge Media Network, BU Today, New England Psychologist, Brookline Tab, Worcester Telegram, and Gazette, Motif Magazine, and other local media.
Duncan, Malcolm, Narrator (Zachary D. McConnell)
From a small town in West Michigan, Zachary D. McConnell is thrilled to be making his Psych Drama Company debut. He received his BFA in Music Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University where he played such roles as Angel in RENT and Mr. Magix in My One And Only. He then attended The Boston Conservatory at Berklee for his MFA. Professional roles include: Four-Eyed Moe in Five Guys Named Moe at the Mason Street Warehouse Theatre in Michigan, Mitch Mahoney in ...Spelling Bee and Richie in A Chorus Line, both at the Wagon Wheel Theatre in Indiana, the Frank-N-Furter understudy in The Rocky Horror Show at Moonbox Productions, and Songs For A New World at Umbrella Stage Company. He will soon be returning to the live stage as Geoffrey in Psych Drama’s upcoming The Lion in Winter. He would like to thank his supportive and loving parents Tammra and Justin as well as his partner Adam, “who is my best muse and loving companion.” Visit Zachary's website.
Macduff (Brian Dion)
Brian is pleased to be working with Psych Drama once more. He was most recently heard as King Henry II in The Lion in Winter, and seen as Peter in Albee's At Home at the Zoo. Past roles include King Lear, Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, Gaston in Picasso at the Lapine Agile, Frank Foster in How The Other Half Loves, and Joe in The Shadow Box. Brian writes formal poetry and was a runner-up for The Grolier Book Shop Poetry Prize, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.