Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards for 2016

“Best Production of a Play!”



Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards for 2016

“Best Leading Actor in a Play!”

(Scott Galbreath/THE PRICE)


Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards for 2016

“Best Scenic Design!”

(Desiderio Roybal/THE PRICE)



Arthur Miller’s THE PRICE from Jarrott Productions; directed by Fritz Ketchum; scene design by Desiderio Roybal; lighting design by Rachel Atkinson; costume supervision by Susan Branch Towne; sound design by Craig Brock.

Central Texas Live Theatre

"THE PRICE by Arthur Miller—complete, mature & exquisitely realized by Jarrott Productions."


Austin Entertainment Weekly

“…the cast creates an elite quartet of striking performances that never waver…”


“The Price is the rare kind of production that demands your attention…It’s a witty, well-paced, finely tuned production…”


Broadway World

“..a beautifully executed piece of theatre…”


Austin Chronicle

 “…resonant and timely…orchestrated to unfold with a heat and speed that feels intensely personal…”

Scott Galbreath


(Victor Franz) is relatively new to Austin. In addition to his performances in A Delicate Balance with the City Theatre, and Rapture, Blister, Burn with Southwest Theatre Productions, he consulted on The Importance of Being Ernest and Exit 27. Scott received his BFA in theatre from the College of Santa Fe where he was the first recipient of the Carol Burnett scholarship for outstanding theatre student. He studied acting in London and took his skills to Los Angeles in 1996. After 16 years in LA, Scott moved to Austin to reconnect to his theatre roots.

Rick Smith


(Walter Franz) was most recently seen in the TexArts production of And Then There Were None, as well as last year's Regional Premiere of All The Way at Zach, and the Different Stages production of When The Rain Stops Falling, for which he was nominated for a B. Iden Payne Award for Best Supporting Actor. Originally from Houston, Rick spent many years in Los Angeles acting and doing improv comedy; he won a Los Angeles Dramalogue Award for his work in the play Night Must Fall.

Amanda Cooley Davis


(Esther Franz) is an actor, dialect coach, and theatre educator. Austin dialect coaching includes The Importance of Being Earnest (City Theatre), Freud's Last Session (Jarrott Productions), and One Man, Two Guvnors (ZACH Theatre.) She's worked extensively on stage and in the classroom in San Diego and New York. Favorite credits include A Christmas Carol, Killer Joe, Expecting Isabel, The Long Christmas Ride Home, and teaching for The Old Globe, Playwrights Project, North Coast Repertory, and San Diego State University. Amanda holds an MFA in Acting from Brooklyn College, AB in Theatre from Davidson College.

David R. Jarrott


(Gregory Solomon) is happy to produce Arthur Miller's The Price as the first show in Jarrott Productions' 2016-2017 season. David was most recently seen as Sigmund Freud in Freud's Last Session, the first Jarrott Productions offering. The play received 5 Central Texas Excellence in Theatre nominations, including David for Best Actor in a Drama. Last season Zach audiences saw David in both Peter & The Starcatcher and All The Way. He has also done productions with Penfold Theatre, Austin Shakespeare, St Edwards University and the University of Texas.


Fritz Ketchum

Production Manager

Lisa Goering

Stage Manager

Zoe Riemer

Scene Designer

Desiderio Roybal

Lighting Designer

Rachel Atkinson

Costume Supervisor

Susan Branch Towne

Graphic Designer

Michael Jarrott

Sound Designer

Craig Brock

Audio Technician

Pete Martinez

Production Assistant

Reed Dryden Neal

Dialect Coach

Amanda Cooley Davis

House Manager

Denise Hodgson

Volunteer Coordinator

Beth Warren

Board of Directors

Patricia Gervan-Brown        Denise Hodgson        David R. Jarrott        Mark A. Kiester        Russell Morrison

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