Illustration by Charles Bragg
Constable Bannion ...
ROBERT W. LAUR* (Constable Bannion).   Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bob is glad to be reprising his role as Constable Bannion.  He has been a resident mute for the Milwaukee Opera, spent Yultides as Santa Claus, toured India and Sri Lanka as King Sextimus the Silent in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS for the U.S. State Department and Minnesota Opera Company and portrayed Franklin Delano Roosevelt in ANNIE as well as in AN EVENING WITH THE HARRIMANS for the Harriman Institute.  A member of Theatre West, he’s been seen in WESTFEST, BETTY GARRETT: CLOSET SONGWRITER, FALLING UPWARD, and the 40th Anniversary Production of SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY.  Favorite roles include Second Voice in UNDER MILK WOOD, Herbie in GYPSY, Man #2 in JACQUES BREL, Hucklebee in THE FANTASTICKS, and Mr. Sanderson in Ray Bradbury’s DANDELION WINE.   TV credits include “SNL”, LATE NIGHT with CONAN O’BRIEN, and DAYS OF OUR LIVES.  This Spring, he will be seen in the new Ron Howard film, “ANGELS & DEMONS”. Thanks, Boyos!  Thanks, Tim! Thanks, Ray!

* Actors Equity Association