Lisa Johnson

Lisa would like to thank you all for supporting your community LIVE theater! She’s been in four past productions with the players, “Wizard of Oz”, “Arsenic and Old Lace”, and “Oliver!”. She’s pretty new to this organization and she absolutely loves the theater arts. Currently, she’s also a board member and she would like to invite you to support PLP as a board member, actor, costumer, behind the scenes – you name it (Let her know if you would like the recipe for “Wiggle Waggle”!) Continue reading “Lisa Johnson”

Stephanie Meacham

The Odd Couple (Female Version) will be Stephanie’s first performance with lines. Previously she appeared as a “mute” witch in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and second violin in An Enchanted Evening: A Rodgers & Hammerstein Musical Revue. This is Stephanie’s first term on the PLP board where she’s frantically trying to learn the business of community theater. Continue reading “Stephanie Meacham”

Blake A Swanson

This seventh grader had the tremendous opportunity to play Kurt in Shakopee High School’s “The Sound of Music” last fall, and he just closed “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at Shakopee West Jr. High. This is Blake’s 14th show, but he is thrilled to be making his PLP debut with this talented cast!

Francie Madden

Francie has been involved with Prior Lake Players since 1988. She spent ten years on the PLP board of directors and has appeared in many shows, both on stage and backstage.  Some of her favorite roles were Maria in Lend Me a Tenor, Ethel Toffelmeyer in The Music Man, and Sarah in Paint Your Wagon. When she’s not in the spotlight, Francie manages a small farm, enjoys going to Twins games, volunteers with various community groups, and enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Performances with Prior Lake Players

The Odd Couple (Female Version)
The Music Man
Paint Your Wagon

Fran Bohlke

Fran is a retired public school teacher who’s been active in community theatre for over 30 years.  She has worked with Grassroots Community Theater in Worthington, Green Earth Players in Luverne, Curtain Call Theater in New Prague, River Valley Theater in Shakopee, and with the Eden Prairie Players.  Fran loves working with small ensembles and loves to make people laugh.  One of her favorite roles was Ethel Thayer in On Golden Pond.  The youngest of eleven, she is delighted that no matter how old she gets she’ll always be the baby.

Mickey the Cop – “The Odd Couple (Female Version)

Michael Sweeney

Michael returns to the Prior Lake Players stage for the third time in The Odd Couple (Female Version). He first appeared as Dr. Einstein in Arsenic & Old Lace, then as Jarvis Worry in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.  This year, in addition to performing, he joins the PLP board of directors. Off-stage, Michael enjoys sports, travel, reading and spending time with friends and family. Continue reading “Michael Sweeney”