Quin Gresham

2021 marks Mr. Gresham’s seventeenth season in Arrow Rock. During the 2019 season, Mr. Gresham directed Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and A Christmas Carol, which he also adapted. In previous seasons, Mr. Gresham has directed The Hound of the Baskervilles, Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story, Around the World in 80 Days, Cotton Patch Gospel, Love Letters (starring Tab Hunter and Joyce DeWitt), The Wizard of Oz, The Music Man, Camelot, To Kill A Mockingbird,Run For Your Wife, The Fantasticks, The Producers, Hairspray, Sleuth, West Side Story, Little Women the Musical, Into the Woods, Misery, 1776, Tuesdays with Morrie, Dracula, Peter Pan and Driving Miss Daisy.

Also an actor, Quin has been a frequent Company member at the Lyceum since 1999. Having appeared in 50 productions at the Lyceum, Quin’s favorites include James Leeds in Children of a Lesser God, George Kitteredge in The Philadelphia Story, Ben in The Sunshine Boys, Dr. Sanderson inHarvey, Felix Ungar in Oscar and Felix, A New Look at the Odd Couple, Bud Frump in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest, Tom in The Glass Menagerie, Arles etc. in Greater Tuna, A Tuna Christmas, Red, White and Tuna, and Tuna Does Vegas, David in The Foreigner, Matthew in Cotton Patch Gospel, Max in Lend Me a Tenor, Sydney in God’s Favorite, Marcellus in The Music Man, Ernst in Cabaret, Wardell in Sordid Lives, Billy Bob in Lu Ann Hampton. . . Martini in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the Tinman in The Wizard of Oz, Stewpot in South Pacific, Sam in Shenandoah, George in Don’t Dress for Dinner, and Bernard in Death of a Salesman.

In 2011, production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at his alma mater, Webster University, was named the 2011 Best Musical in St. Louis by The Riverfront Times. Quin’s work has also been seen at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Totem Pole Playhouse, The Riverside Theatre, The National Arts Club, Stephens College, Providence College, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre and The Texas Shakespeare Festival.

Like his two predecessors, Quin is a proud graduate of the Sargent Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University.