ADR Productions has an exciting cast and crew that has various tastes and flavors in the theater and arts world. Our cast members, musicians, and stage management are excited about their roles, and they make each play an success!

 


 
Cast Members

 

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Carol T. Williams
Carol T. Williams is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ADR Productions Theatre. While her experience as an actor came when she made her first debut appearance as a cast extra in the film, “Find Him a Wife,” by Abdisalam Aato. Other screen credits includes a television commercial for State Auto Insurance. Carol has spent many years writing. In July of 1999, Carol self-published her first book of selected writings titled “BELLOWS from THE SOUL.” In October 2000, she founded Rave Publications, whereby she published her second book of writings titled “On The Wings of Faith.” It was early 2008 when she published her first novel titled, “The Monkey Cage,” by which she captured her first stage play, “The Monkey On My Back,” in May 2010. Since then, Carol has produced “The Monkey On My Back, Part II (2011) and Part III (2012)," In 2013 Carol produced the stage play "The Office-Corporate Procedures."She is currently working on her fifth stage production "Find Herself a Man," to be produced later in the year. Carol plans to continue producing "collective works of arts" for her community.
Pat Flowers Patricia Flowers
Patricia Flowers, has worked in radio and theatre in both Columbus, OH and Los Angeles, CA. She has been the assistant director for the G-Ave Drama Ministry, a youth ministry at the Genessee Avenue Church of Christ since 2009. When asked to be the Director of ADR’s Production of “Find Herself a Man (The Last Resort), she looked forward to the challenge and the opportunity to emerge herself in Columbus’s community theatre. Pat viewed this funny and well written work to not only be timely in its message, but saw this production as the opening she desired to work with adults in the local theatre scene. She has produced other mini-creative pieces used as fundraising presentations for the youth department at her church and has produced and directed full stage productions used as a vehicle to share the good news of our Lord. Pat believes Drama, Spoken Word, and Mime speaks to our young people just where they are; encouraging confidence, public speaking, and team building skills. The challenge of working with adult actors was an opportunity not to be missed. During her own career as an actor for many years in both Columbus and Los Angeles she has to her credit ads for the OSU Health Department, The James Cancer Hospital, and Mt Carmel Behavioral Health Care. In addition, she’s a retired U.S. Army First Sergeant with over 20 years of military service. “This was a wonderful opportunity and I look forward to continuing to work not only with ADR Productions, but the local theatre scene as well”. To our cast: “Break a Leg”
Suprena Spence Suprena Spence
Suprena Spence, a native from Columbus, Ohio has just begun her acting career with “The Office—Corporate Procedures.” She is exploring the experience of real life stage performance. Suprena is the mother of two children: Zakara and Malachi. She is currently attending Franklin University where she will obtain a degree in Business Administration. Suprena plans to continue doing acting in the upcoming stage productions such as “Find Herself a Man (The Last Resort),” produced by ADR Productions, in 2014.
Jack Schultz Jack Schultz
Jack Schultz, , a native of Columbus, Oh; Jack attended John Casablanca modeling school and has acted in various church plays. He participated in a launch showcase in Chicago, Illinois; performed as a extra for two movies in Columbus, Oh: “Murder at 777 Evening St” and “On the Record.” He played as an angry motorist in the movie “Antie Bullying” in Marysville, Oh. Jack has done radio commercials and recently displayed his talents in the stage play, “Secrets of a Dark Skin Sister,” written and directed by Julie Whitney Scott. Jack pursues part-time camera work for Grove City, Church of The Nazerene.
Darchelle Williams Darchelle Williams
Darchelle Williams, has been singing professionally for over 35 years. She is a mother of two grown sons, and grandmother of twelve. Darchelle has been described as Columbus' Best Kept Secret because she has been the voice behind hundreds of local and national commercials that have aired on radio and television, but for years nobody has seen.Darchelle has performed with such national greats as Alexander O'Neil, Roger Troutman, Lonnie Liston Smith and Rodney McCoy. In November 2006, she opened the show for The Real R&B Is Back concert and shared the stage with The Rude Boys, Silk, H-Town, Battlecatz and Men at Large. She was also a participant in the tribute to the late great Gerald Levert. In December 2007, she opened the show for The Soulful Jazz concert featuring Norman Brown, Marion Meadows, Jeff Loerber and the legendary R&B crooner Peabo Bryson.Darchelle has worked with such local artist such as Dean Francis, Teen Dream, Middle Child, Jeanette Williams, Bobby Floyd, Mary McClendon, Big Al, The Buckeye Politicians, Teeny Tucker, Ernest Pepper Reed and so many others. She has been blessed to sing with many artists from all over the world and in many different languages. Music is her love and life force. ADR Productions is pleased to have Darchelle be a part of the gospel stage production “Find Herself a Man.”
Rex Ray Rex Ray
Rex Ray, received training in commercial acting via John Casablancas. Rex performed in the short film “If Joy Comes.” Featured as print model in brochure for Friendship Village of Dublin and on cover page of brochure for Columbus Prostate Cancer Center. He is a TV spokesperson, adjunct professor and career coach.. He speaks professionally and is a published author. Appeared four times on NBC(TV)4 Columbus to raise awareness of prostate cancer around Central Ohio. Featured in TV testimonial for the “Hour of Power” and a number of PSA’s for the Air Force. Appeared with Angie Dickinson at Sammy Davis, Jr. Telethon. His honors include Outstanding Young Men of America and Who’s Who Among Black Americans. Retired Air Force colonel and avid golfer. BBA from Kent State and MPA from University of Missouri. He welcomes the opportunity to be a part of ADR Productions’ “The Office – Corporate Procedures,” stage play.
Carla McKenny Hill Carla McKenney Hill
Carla McKenney Hill, Born and raised in Springfield, Ohio she got her start writing, acting and directing while attending junior high school. She wrote, directed and performed in a play dealing with teen alcoholism. She played the role of "Whisper" in the play "Secrets of a Dark Skin Sister". Her hopes are to continue gaining experience as an actor, writer and director. She loves working with children.
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Lawrence Hill

Lawrence Hill, a native of Canton, Ohio is a model, singer, actor and producer. He began his career at a very young age singing in the church choir and performing in bible reenactments at the church. In his late teens and early twenty's. He appeared in several fashion shows presented by "Chris Talk of the Town". While attending High school he took on the role of "Hamlet", acted one of the T-Birds in the play "Greased Lightening". He is the CEO of: "KAVADIS ENTERPRISES". He recently took on the role of "Dennis Lopez" in the reading of the play: "The Office-Corporate Procedures". He hopes to become more active in his acting and singing career. He enjoys spending time with his wife and grandchildren in the basement playing musical instruments and singing karaoke.

Stephen Rolls Stephen Rolls
Stephen Rolls, a 26 years old native of Springfield, Ohio; has been acting and doing stand up comedy for 8 years. His hobby's include bowling, singing and exercising. Entertaining people is one of his favorite things to do and he hopes to make a career out of it one day. As far as acting, “The Office—Corporate Procedures is one of the first stage plays Stephen has made his debut experience. He plans to continue growing his acting skills in the future.
Delia 4 Andrea Johnson
Andrea Johnson, is a model, actress and a freelance writer. Born in Columbus, Ohio, she moved back and forth between there and a small town named Waynesboro, MS, until she returned to Columbus at the age 16. Raised by her grandmother, Maxine H. Johnson and her sister LaRita Smith. She is a member of New Birth Christian Ministries. She started working in the entertainment industry (promoting, dancing, acting, etc.), at a young age. Andrea has worked with a couple of productions with a supporting role in "Ready To Grow" part 2 by Z F Taylor, IKAN Productions and "THE HOLY SHOP" by Charlay Marie. Andrea's educational experiences include Childhood Care Education courses at Columbus State Community College and a Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy degree from Kaplan University in 2011. I always say, Success Comes To Those Who Earn It. If You Want Change In Your Life,You Must First Change Yourself. Stay Loyal To God And Watch Him Stay Loyal To You!
Lakita Bradford LaKita Keyona Bradford
LaKita Keyona Bradford, was born on July 17,1984 in Laurel, Mississippi. LaKita was rasied by her grandparents Joyce and Jesse Bradford. Her biological parents are Yvonne McCurtis and Sean Rogers Sr. She is the oldest of 17 and she is the mother of Jonaiya 9 and Jonathon Stephens 4. LaKita has performed in past productions as the leading lady in "The HOLY SHOP" a play by Charlay Marie and "READY TO GROW" part 2 by IKAN Productions. She attends World Harvest Church, loves God; puts him first, and is learning herself through him day by day. LaKita is an aspiring model,actor, businesswoman, and hairstylist. She hopes to use each God-given gift as a pathway to change lives all over the world. Her daily motto "USE THE TOOLS THAT YOU HAVE TODAY IN ORDER TO CREATE SUCCESFUL TOOLS FOR TOMORROW."
Jesse Robinson Jesse Robinson
Jesse Robinson, a Columbus native; is a former semi-pro football player.  Jesse is a retired firefighter, and member of Rehoboth Temple Church of Christ.  He has been in theater for more than eleven years and has performed in “Black Nativity,” “Raisin in the Sun,” “The Meeting,” “Mama’s Drama,” “Don’t you Dare Cry for Me,” and “The Monkey on my Back, Part II where he played a major leading role. Jesse has continued his acting career throughout the years and is now back to perform in the stage production “Find Herself a Man” where he plays a conniving, womanizing man.
Jonathan Actor Jonathan Blake Flower
Jonathan Blake Flowers, has been a musician for over 25 years. He has played in bands from rock and roll to the blues in Columbus Ohio's brewery district to Ohio State campus, and several night clubs. Jonathan has also written, arranged, and created for several companies their radio commercials, theme songs and slogans to fit the needs of their products. Mr. Flowers is currently part owner of the famous Chef Butcher's Creole Kitchen in the historical King/Lincoln district of Columbus for 11 years strong.
StephenGolden Stephen Golden
Stephen Golden, a native of Westerville Oh, has done some acting throughout the years. He plays Piano, Trombone and guitar as a self-taught individual and has performed in plays, done speeches, and has a background in broadcasting and teaching. Stephen interprets himself as an Artist. "Find Herself a Man" is his first debut stage play with ADR Productions. He looks forward to breaking back into the industry and pursing more acting roles.His motto is: "Give me a script and I'll make something out of it."
Denise Denise St Clair
Denise St Clair, born in Bluefield WV, is a native of Columbus, Ohio, living there since shortly after her birth. Denise has military parents O.D.J. and Rosetta St. Clair. She has (4) siblings. Denise has lived in the Netherlands, Germany and Grand Forks ND. She graduated from Columbus South High School. Denise has a Associates Degree from the Bradford School in Computer Programming. She is the parent of two sons. “Find Herself a Man” is her first debut stage production. She is very excited to be in the play and looking to be in many more.
Joyces new picture Joyce Stokes-Burke
Joyce Stokes-Burke is a native of Columbus, Ohio. She is a Gospel, R&B, and Jazz vocalist. She currently sings in the Gospel Choir at both Asbury United Methodist and Bethany Presbyterian Church. Joyce's experience also includes speaking via the International Toastmaster and leadership skills. She received her B.A Degree from Kent State University and MBA from Central Michigan University. Her debut as an Actress was in the premier of “The Monkey on My Back” Part II and III by Carol T. Williams at The Columbus Performing Arts Center in Columbus, Ohio. She performed as Grace in the “Piano Lesson” and has had wonderful experiences in learning to dive deeper into the spirit of her characters. She is looking forward to bringing Zeeta to life in ADR Productions’ latest stage play, “Find Herself a Man”.
Erica Tynes Erica Tynes
Erica Tynes, is a native of Columbus, Oh. She is the mother of 3 children. Kai, Kimani and King. Erica is studying to take her registry in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. “Find Herself a Man”, is her first debut stage play. She plans to do more acting in the future.

 


 
Crew

Greg Thomas Greg Thomas, Jr.
Greg Thomas, Jr., age 57, born in Harlem, New York has been in the entertainment industry for 40 plus years, with a career spanning from musician to tour manager. Greg has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the Capital University. His career in entertainment started at age 15 when he was the youngest technical ground security officer on record for the Thunderbirds. Greg was bass player for George Clinton from 1965 to 1974, he was also the bass player for the Manhattan’s from 1967 to 1969. In 2002 he became Tour Manager for the World Famous Ohio Players. Greg is founder is founder of Street Promotions Unlimited, a company that deals in multimedia production, handling all aspects of media; digital, electronic, wire, post.

 


 
Musicians

Kwame Kese Cast Kwame Prince Kese
Kwame Prince Kese, has a God given talent, untrained, and with no formal musical education, he is full of passion for music and life. Kwame has single handedly produced his beautiful album entitled "Moving Forward". Aside from making wonderful, amazing, soothing music, he extends his hand in helping others learn how to play instruments themselves. Classes that are offered are listed on the classes page of the site. Kwame Price Kese is also now available for booking. Jazz events, church gatherings, weddings, conventions, or any other event that is looking for that perfect atmosphere. Kwame Prince Kese's skills include music production & engineering, composition, songwriting,studio recording, musical education, and sound design. Instruments played by Kwame include: Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Steel Guitar, Lead Guitar, Drums, Key Board and Mandolin.
reggie colejr Reggie Cole, Jr.
Reggie Cole, Jr. was born and raised in Columbus, OH. He created Miracole Productions and wrote and produced a hip-hop album, The Life and Rhymes of an 80s Baby, in 2011. Reggie has played several instruments for a number of bands throughout Columbus. In addition to music, Reggie has a passion for martial arts. He began training in GojuRyu Karate more than 20 years ago. The 2nd degree black belt is the Head Instructor of the Yahweh Dojo in Columbus, OH. Currently, Reggie is the director of the Youth Choir and Praise Team at Love Zion Baptist Church. He plays the piano, bass guitar and drums for Love Zion and other churches around the city. He has one son, Reggie Cole, III.
Charles Lewis Charles Lewis
Charles Lewis, born in Mansfield, Ohio, has been the rhythmic foundation of several bands in the Columbus area. At a young age, he was exposed to music by his grandparents; through the Baptist Church and singing in the choir. He began drum lessons at age fourteen, and began playing for various bands in the Mansfield area before moving to Columbus in the summer of 1976. Charles has over 30 years of professional playing experience. His hard work on and off stage has escalated into a rich and versatile playing style during both live performances and recording sessions. His first recording effort was in the fall of 1972 with Brand New Funk (Mansfield), with Stax Records in Memphis, Tennessee. Later, Charles recorded with Group L. A.; a funk/rock band from Columbus, before forming his own bands (Point of View and Moments Notice), at which time he shared the stage with great drummers such as: Gerry Brown, William Calhoun and Larry Albright.
Kenston Henderson Kenston Henderson
Kenston Henderson has been active in the music arena for over 14 plus years, focusing on teaching, training, directing, coaching choirs, praise teams, individuals and bands. Kenston has directed The Ohio State University African American Voices Gospel choir and has been the music director for the UFC conference for the past 5 years. He has played for several recording artists such as Camille Betton, Faith Johnson, Barack Shabach and has played piano and drums alongside great musicians such as Timothy Carpenter, Jerry Powell and Aarik Gaiters. In addition, he has been piano trained by Raymond Wise Raise productions and influenced by many music greats. Kenston currently serves as the Minister of Music at Harvest Time Ministries International church.