The Reluctant Ressurection of Sherlock Homes
directed by: Dennis Curley
Character: Desmond Westhaven
Actor: Ryk Simpson
WHAT WAS THE FIRST PLAY YOU WERE IN, AND WHAT ROLE?
RYK SIMPSON: First role was in Grade 6. I played Scrooge in A Christmas Carol. I've been fortunate enough to play in a number of musicals, comedies, and dramas since then as well as sketch and Improv comedy. My first role with Milton Players was David Stafford in My Darling Judith.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE ROLE YOU'VE PLAYED?
RS: My favourite role was Hossler in Book Club by Kristen Da Silva. He was a loud, free, and loving super-geek.
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM ROLE TO PLAY, OR PRODUCTION TO BE IN?
RS: My dream production is Noises Off. I saw the movie when I was younger and I fell in love with theatre. My dream role is Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE PART OF BEING INVOLVED WITH THIS SHOW?
RS: My favourite part of being in this show is the camaraderie with cast and crew. It's an incredibly fun and rewarding process with amazingly talented and supportive people.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE FOOD?
RS: Favourite food is Dol Sot Bibimbap. It is a Korean dish - rice, vegetables, egg, protein, and hot sauce served in a hot stone bowl. Delicious!!
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD PEOPLE BUY TICKETS TO THIS SHOW?
RS: Live theatre is an incredible experience. Milton Players puts on professional quality productions for community theatre prices. This show in particular has comedy, drama, and a number of unique extras that set it apart from typical productions. It's a great night out! So please come and see the show! Please! That was more than one sentence. Please!