Did You Know?

In A SMALL FIRE, we welcome back three actors to our stage that you may recognize, but may not know how long they have been affiliated with Next Act.

Mary MacDonald Kerr will play Emily Bridges

  • Most recently seen on the Next Act stage in TEN QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR BIOLOGY TEACHER ABOUT EVOLUTION
  • Made her Next Act debut in FOOL FOR LOVE during the 1995-96 season.
  • A SMALL FIRE will be her 14th production as an actress. She has directed eight productions with us, including NO CHILD.

Jonathan Smoots will play John Bridges

  • Most recently seen on the Next Act stage in EQUIVOCATION
  • He was the Artistic Director for the first two years of Next Act Theatre, co-directing the inaugural dual productions, A WRINKLE IN TIME and RECKLESS.
  • A SMALL FIRE will be his 10th NAT production as an actor. He has directed the same number of productions with us.

Emily Vitrano will play Jenny Bridges

  • Made her Next Act (and Milwaukee) debut in LOMBARDI: THE ONLY THING.