Joe Foust


Joe Foust


Joe FoustThis is Joe’s 15th season with the Peninsula Players where his credits include directing Wait Until Dark, Noises Off, Cash on Delivery, Caught in the Net and Deathtrap as well as acting in 30 shows including Making God Laugh, God of Carnage, Is He Dead?, Greetings!, Be My Baby, The Elephant Man, The Mousetrap, The Lion in Winter, Far East, Tom, Dick and Harry and Escanaba in Da Moonlight. Joe has acted at The Goodman, Steppenwolf, Wisdom Bridge, Remy Bumppo, Next, TheaterWit, Court, Chicago Shakespeare, First Folio, Cleveland Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, New Victory on Broadway, Maltz Jupiter, Milwaukee Shakespeare and is a founding member of Defiant Theater, where credits include directing and co-writing Action Movie: The Play and Ubu Raw. Other credits include “Parks and Recreation” (NBC), “Normal” (HBO) and “Early Edition” (CBS). Joe is married to actress Molly Glynn.

2013 Roles: Nathan Foley in Saloon; Playwright for Once a Ponzi Time; Simon Bright in Ken Ludwig’s The Games Afoot; Jimmy in Miracle on South Division Street

2011 Roles: Richard in Making God Laugh; Merriman in The Importance of Being Earnest; Lt. Jonathan James Kendrick in A Few Good Men; Michael in God of Carnage

2009 Roles: Hans von Bismarck in Is He Dead?; Gauthier Ralph, British Counsul, Director of Police, Priest, Sir Francis, Judge Obadiah, Chinese Broker, Ship Clerk, Bunsby, Proctor, Mudge, Clerk, Captain Speedy, Ship Engineer, Train Clerk in Around the World in 80 Days

2008 Roles: Mickey Gorski in Greetings!; The Assistant Manager in Born Yesterday; Nicholas Devize in The Lady’s Not for Burning; Officer Welch in Rumors; Sid Prince in Sherlock Holmes:  The Final Adventure

2007 Roles: The Plant in Little Shop of Horrors; Christy in Be My Baby

2006 Roles: Director for Noises Off; Bobby in Cabaret; John Merrick in The Elephant Man; Sgt. Trotter in The Mousetrap

2005 Roles:  Dick Kerwood in Tom, Dick and Harry; Jimmer Negamanee in Escanaba in Da Moonlight  

2004 Roles: Director for Deathtrap

2003 Roles: William Roper in A Man for All Seasons; Director for Caught in the Net

2002 Roles: Patrick O’Reilly in Musical Comedy Murders of 1940; Peachy Weil in The Last Night of Ballyhoo