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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)


The Mystery Theatre Unlimited, at various times, features:

Vera Barton-Maxwell
Karissa Martin
Michael Moran
Sadie Crow
Butch Maxwell
Evan Oslund
Melody Meadows
Meghan Ross
Ryan Sears

Emeritus members of The Mystery Theatre Unlimited Company:

Gino Angelo
Bert Furioli
Dee McCorkle Gregg
Vera Barton-Maxwell
Arlene Merryman
Frank Wilson
Cheryl Burke
Renee Zelinski

Other people who have appeared with The Mystery Theatre Unlimited Company:
Kathy Barton-Baxter

Josh DeBeni

Deborah Frazier
Shannan Noe
Larry Carlisle
Kevin Dennis
P.D. Gregg
Rachel Podwika
Katie Crosbie
Jim Ellis
Jody Melto
Michael Ramsay
Sean Decker
Jenn Kellner Muscar
Mario Muscar

Last updated: November 7, 2018