Doug Alleman, Ralph Foody and William Munchow were talented character actors whose credits included work on film, television and stages across the nation. Bill Munchow returned for his 101st show in the musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum while Doug Alleman delighted audiences as Mr. Doolittle in My Fair Lady.
In Ralph Foody’s three seasons, this Marquette journalism graduate was in 10 shows and portrayed Oscar to Doug’s Felix in Neil Simon’s classic comedy The Odd Couple. Ralph continued working in television and film, his last two being Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.
Jeannette Leahy started as a leading lady in Two for the See-Saw in 1960 and was in 70-plus shows at the theater over the next 30 years. Jeannette, in addition to stage work across the country, wrote and starred in her own radio and television shows in Indiana during the early 1950s.
Maggy Magerstadt started as an apprentice in 1940 and made her final stage appearance 40 years later in Harvey with Bill Munchow. Maggy appeared on television as Mrs. Average Housewife touting various household products and beauty aids.
In 1961, Mary Gage made her Peninsula Players’ stage debut in Invitation to March after she retired from 25 years of performing with the Green Bay community theater. Mary continued to be a cherished company member of both theaters, performing at the theater-in-a-garden for a dozen years and directing in Green Bay for 20 more!