The Actor

Since 2000, Christopher Key has performed the following roles:

Dvornichek in Rough Crossing – Bellingham Theatre Guild (Bentley Award)




Ken de la Maize/The Slasher in The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 – Bellingham Theatre Guild






Captain O’Donovan in Mark Twain in Fairhaven – Bellingham Theatre Guild (Original Cast)

Stephen Spettigue, Esq., in Charley’s Aunt (Bentley Award) – Bellingham Theatre Guild

Balthasar/The Sexton/Friar Francis in Much Ado About Nothing – Skagit River Shakespeare Festival

Duke Senior in As You Like It – Skagit River Shakespeare Festival

Dean Burton Strauss in Spinning Into Butter – Western Washington University






Teddy Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace – Bellingham Theatre Guild










Pish-Tush in The Mikado – Bellingham Theatre Guild











Carlino in Wait Until Dark – Bellingham Theatre Guild







Balderdash Trustworthy III in True Blue and Trusted – Blaine Community Theatre

Ajax in The Fat of the Land – Blaine Community Theatre






Henry Albertson in The Fantasticks – Bellingham Theatre Guild (Bentley Award)







Luther Carson in An Evening of Culture – Nearly Stellar Entertainment

Feste/Curio/dramaturge in Twelfth Night – Bellingham Theatre Guild

Duke Vincentio in Measure for Measure – Skagit River Shakespeare Festival





Ten characters in The Laramie Project – Whatcom Community College








Edward Weyland in Vampire Dreams – Blaine Community Theatre







Earl of Gloucester in King Lear – Stone Town Theatre Works






Arthur Roeder in Radium Girls – Lynden Performing Arts Guild

Benny Southwest in Guys and Dolls – Bellingham Theatre Guild (Bentley Award)

Gonzalo in The Tempest – Stone Town Theatre Works

Mr. Green in Clue:The Musical – The Barn Theatre

Herr Stahlbuam in The Nutcracker – Northwest Ballet Theater




The Priest in Coppelia – Northwest Ballet Theater








Andrew Makepeace Ladd, III in Love Letters – Free Key Productions






Sam Grenfell in Their Town, a staged reading of a new work by local playwright Steve Lyons.

The Angel, Dave, Vet3 in Spiritus Mundi, a staged reading of a new work by local playwright Michael Wallace.






Archdeacon Claude Frullo in La Esmeralda (ballet).  Christopher got to play the villain in this initial production from Dimensions Dance.  He got to work with his favorite choreographer, Miye Bishop, and loved getting booed and hissed at the curtain call.










Old Man in “You’re Fabulous,” a music video for Seattle band The Fabulous Party Boys, produced and directed by Knapp Brothers Studios.

Gangster in Mac Guffin, a short film noir by Knapp Brothers Studios.

Richard Feynman in QED, a Free Key Production at the Harold and Irene Walton Theatre.

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Scapin in La Serva Padrona (opera) – Ensemble Enterprises

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