Meet the cast video series: Billie McBride

In this ongoing series, we briefly introduce you to the actors performing in our plays in a fun way. Episode 87: Meet Billie McBride, recent recipient of the Colorado Theatre Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award. (“The first thought was: ‘Oh my God, they think I am that old?’ “) After several understudy gigs, Billie is making her DCPA Theatre Company debut playing straight-talking Willa in the world-premiere staging of “Benediction.” Billie talks about her illicit Broadway past with Harvey Fierstein, Angela Lansbury, and why it is she still calls Denver home (“The people”).

The Theatre Company’s world premiere of Benediction is a powerful drama made up of three interwoven family stories set on the High Plains of Eastern Colorado. Video by John Moore and David Lenk. Run time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

Benediction: Ticket information
Performances run through March 1
Space Theatre
Performances daily
Call 303-893-4100, or go to the Denver Center’s web site at

More Benediction videos:
Meet Joyce Cohen
Meet Mike Hartman
Meet Nance Williamson
Meet Leslie O’Carroll
Meet Adrian Egolf
Meet James Newcomb
Meet Amelia Marie Corrada

Previous 2014-15 “Meet the Cast” episodes:
Leslie Alexander, A Christmas Carol
Allen Dorsey, A Christmas Carol
Donna English, The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Charlie Franklin, Lord of the Flies

Patty Goble,The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Sam Gregory, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Matthew Gumley, Lord of the Flies
Lenne Klingaman, Appoggiatura
Darrie Lawrence
, Appoggiatura
Eddie Lopez, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Beth Malone, The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Nick Mills Appoggiatura
Paolo Montalban, The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Burke Moses, The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Linda Mugleston, The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Rob Nagle, Appoggiatura
Leslie O’Carroll,A Christmas Carol
Ben and Noah Radcliffe, Lord of the Flies
James Michael Reilly, A Christmas Carol
Socorro Santiago, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Lesley Shires, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Gregory Isaac Stone, Lord of the Flies

    Billie McBride. Photo by Jennifer M. Koskinen.
    Nance Williamson, Billie McBride and Zoe Delaney Stahlhut in ‘Benediction.’ Photo by Jennifer M. Koskinen.