Harvey Cast

Elwood P. Dowd (Jared Sanville)
Jared Sanville is a Senior in his first play. He has past experience in theatre by playing as Charlie Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. He has a new found passion for theatre and despite some past challenges he really wants to keep going with this dream. He plans on going to college right after high school and majoring in Video Game Design and Video and Film Production. He would also love to work with the LGBTQ+ community in support of them as well as being a proud member, and would also like to raise awareness with any other charities including Walk for MS, as he has done for a number of years. He would like to thank his entire family as they we're great supporters of his throughout his journey and he loves them all so very much.
Veta Louise Simmons (Abby Rickert)
Abby Rickert is a Senior here at West Boylston Middle High School and she is so excited to portray the part of Veta in this years fall production of Harvey! Abby has been involved in theatre since age 8, and is happy to return to the West Boylston Stage indoors! Her most recent roles include Anita in West Side Story, Helena in A Midsummer’s Night Dream, and Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast Jr. She would like to thank her friends and family for their love and support!
Mrytle Mae Simmons (Ainsleigh Flanagan)
Ainsleigh Flanagan is a sophomore at West Boylston Middle High School. Her most recent roles can include Ballet Laurey in Oklahoma!, Snoopy in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and Lead Actress in Thank You Six. She would like to thank her family and friends for always supporting her, and also the amazing cast and crew.
William R. Chumley (Cameron Nett)
Cameron Nett is a sophomore at WBHMS and is excited to be part of Harvey. He has been in many other school plays such as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Aladdin, Alice in wonderland, was set to be in Mary Poppins until it was postponed due to covid. Once introduced to theatre, he fell in love with it immediately. Cameron would like to thank his family for helping him and supporting him throughout all his years of doing plays, they've all helped in their own ways.
Lyman Sanderson (Hunter McNulty-Hochberg)
Hunter McNulty-Hochberg is a Sophomore who has been seen in several shows at WB already. Hi past roles include Linus in You're A good Man Charlie Brow, the Lead Actor in Thank you Six and Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He'd like to thank his family for being flexible schedule wise so he could take part in this, and his friends.
Ruth Kelley (Grace O'Brien)
Grace O'Brien is a senior at Wes Boylston who has done almost all of the plays here during her four years, including (but not limited to) Clue, Bye Bye Birdie, and A Midsummers Night Dream. She is involved in various school activities such as Student Council, NHS, and Wellness Club. Grace would like to thank her brother, Owen for introducing me to theatre and my family for always showing up to her shows.
Duane Wilson (Chris Nasuti)
Chris Nasuti is a junior at West Boylston Middle/High School. His most recent roles include MacDuff, in MmmBeth, and Friar John, in Drop Dead Juliet. Chris would like to thank his baby sister, Emilia, for helping him learn his lines, and his cat, Lizzy, for being a shoulder to cry on.
Judge Gaffney (Megan Bourque)
Megan Bourque is a sophomore and is very excited to be returning to the West Boylston stage as Judge Gaffney. She has been in numerous community and school productions. Some of her favorite roles include Ngana in South Pacific, Genie in Aladdin, and Timon in The Lion King. As well as theater, Megan enjoys horseback riding and does a lot of community service. Megan would like to help her friends and family for always supporting and helping her.
Betty Chumley (Lianna Kamau)
Lianna plays Betty Chumley in this year's fall play Harvey. Her most recent role was an ensemble character at Hanover theater's rendition of Oklahoma and was last seen as a Nurse in West Boylston's fall play last year, Thank You Six!. She also played a fairy in A Midsummer Nights Dream. She is very happy to be working with such an amazing cast and would like to thank her friends and family for their support.
Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet (Ani Panikian)
Ani Panikian is a 9th grade student at West Boylston Middle High School. She played Babkak in the Middle School's production of "Aladdin Jr." She would like to thank her friends and family for being supportive and inspirations to her in the creative arts.
E. J. Lofgren (Ayden Zayas)
Ayden is a sophomore at West Boyslton and this is his first play. He prides himself on being a very charasmatic person who loves to take on new challenges and thinks being in theater is great way to express himslef. Ayden would like to thank the cast and crew, especially Mrs. Huard.
Mrs. Johnson (Anya Kelley)
Anya is very excited to be performing in another West Boylston High School show. In addition to performing in The Nutcracker at the Hanover six times throughout her life, she has also been a part of the middle school's musicals, including Aladdin Jr and Alice and Wonderland Jr. Last year she was also a part of the PAW performance, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. When she grows up, she wants to become a biomedical engineer and work for NASA. She wants to thank her family and friends for encouraging her to continue acting and working hard. You're the best!