Tim Newell: (Byron) After 21 years of life in Buffalo, NY, Tim is very pleased to call Chicago his new artistic home. Since August of 2015, Tim has appeared with The Profiles Theatre, in their seasonal hit, HELLCAB. His one-man show, Mr. Benny (about the life and times of the legendary comedian Jack Benny), received a second successful run at Clockwise Theatre in Jack’s hometown of Waukegan; and, this past July, the show was given two lovely performances at the Skokie Theatre. He has also done some background extra work on the hit TV show Empire. Other Chicago credits: In the Heat of the Night (Shattered Globe Theatre) and Where’s the Rest of Me? (A Red Orchid THeatre.) In 2012, he made his Midwestern/Chicago debut with SGT as William Cain, in Rebecca Lenkiewiczs’ Her Naked Skin. Some of his Buffalo credits include: Twelfth Night (playing the Countess Olivia in an all-male cast), Henry V, Hamlet, Richard III, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Julius Caesar (Shakespeare in Delaware Park); plus many others.. He holds four Artvoice Artie Awards for his work as actor and director; and in 2011, Tim was named Best Actor in Western New York by Buffalo’s, Spree Magazine.