Cast Bios - The Way We Get By


Molly Denninghoff (BETH) is happy to be back at the Unicorn! She was last seen here in Heathers: The Musical and Cock. Select credits: You Can’t Take It With You, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (New Theatre); The Sound of Music (Starlight); A Little Night Music (Spinning Tree); Carousel (TLR / KC Rep); A Christmas Carol (KC Rep); Boeing Boeing, The Unexpected Guest, Camelot, Buddy (Arrow Rock Lyceum); Gypsy (MTH); The Marvelous Wonderettes (American Heartland); Seussical, James & the Giant Peach, Frindle (Coterie); Quilters (Avalon Theatre - Kevin Kline Award Nomination, St. Louis). Molly has had the pleasure of touring with the Legends of Rock n Roll throughout western Canada, and is a proud founding member of the 1940s style girl group, the Star Spangled Betties. Love and thanks to the Unicorn and Z.


Matthew Schmidli (DOUG) is making his Unicorn debut and is honored to be performing in a wonderful theatre where many good friends have graced the stage. He recently directed Young Sherlock for The Coterie Theatre, and was seen this summer on stage at the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre as Malvolio in Twelfth Night and Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In 2016, Matthew has also acted in Amadeus with the Spinning Tree Theatre and A Number with Kansas City Actor’s Theatre. He would like to thank Cynthia and Darren for this beautiful opportunity, Molly for being a fantastic partner on stage, and the rest of the team for their hard work on this production. A special thank you to Mrs. Kelly Schmidli for her endless love and faith, Mary and Joe Schmidli for their endless love and support, and Otto and Mira for their endless love and cat hair all over the loft.