Featured Cast Member

28 August 2013

CG&SS Cast Member of the Month

Dave Henderson

Jack Point

Jack Point

Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd

Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd

Dave is now in his eighth season with CG&SS, and has recently served a three-year term as President of the society. An accomplished actor and singer, on our stage he has starred as Jack Point in The Yeomen of the Guard, Sir Ruthven/Robin Oakapple in Ruddigore, Archibald Grosvenor in Patience, Ralph Rackstraw in H.M.S. Pinafore, Samuel in Pirates of Penzance, and Pish-Tush in The Mikado, and is a frequent contributor to our Wandering Minstrel outreach programs.

For the Castle Craig Playhouse in Meriden, he has directed and starred in Oklahoma and has played Archibald in The Secret Garden, Mr. Bumble in Oliver, and Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. He has toured in the New England Touring Company’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and played Felix in The Odd Couple. David also appeared in They’re Playing Our Song at the New Britain Repertory Theater, sung Nanki Poo from The Mikado with the Greater Meriden Community Chorus, and is active in the music program of First Church of Christ in Wethersfield, where he sings, rings English hand bells, and occasionally plays organ. His wife Linda and daughter Andrea have also appeared in CG&SS choruses. His son Benjamin is an accomplished organist and has frequently shared a stage with his father.