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Joined the cast in April, 2011 as the resident pirate expert.

Jim Ellis

Retired from teaching music and drama at Union Local Schools, he appeared in Music Hall Players productions of "Fiddler on the Roof" and played Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol." More recently, he appeared in ITC's version as the Ghost of Christmas Present. He is a "Party Pirate" for hire, directs the St. Mary's Choir in St. Clarisville, and was an extra in the films "Unstoppable" and "Super 8."

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His Mystery Theatre credits

As principal actor:

Squeegee ~ The Pirates of Poughkeepsie (2011)

In revival:

Old King Cole ~ Once Upon a Crime (2011)
Harley Steinwine ~ The Case of the Ms. and the Show Biz Whiz (2019)