Meet the cast of CTH’s “Love Machine”: Peter Brown loves bringing different characters to life

The Community Theatre of Howell is presenting “Love Machine: An Evening of One Acts” on April 30-May 2, with showtimes at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. All performances take place at the Howell High School Freshman Campus, 1400 W. Grand River Ave., Howell.

“Love Machine: An Evening of One-Acts” features five highly entertaining one-act plays, with a heavy emphasis on comedy.

The show is directed by Rick Spangler and produced by Linda Peasley and Kim Carnahan. Technical director is Chris Eldred and stage manager is Madison LeMieux.

Masks must be worn in the audience and social distancing will be observed. Tickets are $10, available by clicking here.

Leading up to this weekend’s shows, the Livingston Post will be introducing you to members of the cast.

In today’s story, we meet Peter Brown of Milford. He’s retired from the software industry, and he and his wife Kathy have two grandchildren, ages 8 and 10.

How did you first become involved with CTH? How many shows have you been involved with?

Peter Brown

My friend from high school (from so many years ago) was involved in a couple of productions here and convinced me to audition.

I have been in over a half-dozen Radio Show presentations, but this is my first Main Stage production.

What are some favorite roles or theater experiences from the past, either with CTH or other groups?

I have done TV, movies, commercials, but this group of one-act comedies is my favorite, by far.

What do you like most about being involved with CTH?

A really good group of people. The folks behind the scenes (set design and build, costumes, lighting and sound techs, props, stage crew, producers and directors) are AMAZING!

Tell us about “The Love Machine” and why you like this show.

We are doing five one-act comedies from the writings of David Ives. They each have a different tone. I relish the opportunity to do about 10 distinct voices and characterizations.

What can the audience expect with this production?

Laughs and the exhilaration of live theater. Also expect safety and health precautions. Seating is limited due to COVID distancing, so get your tickets now!

Peter Brown

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