Catherine Shaffner (Mildred) is delighted to be a part of this re-imagined classic. She lives in Richmond, VA, but has deep family ties to Michigan where she spent countless girlhood summers. Recent credits include Anne Marie in A Doll’s House Part Two (VA-Rep Theatre), Martha in The Game’s Afoot, Erma Bombeck in At Wit’s End (VA Rep Theatre), Pam in Boy in the Bathroom (Adirondack Theatre Festival), Clara in Miracle on South Division, Bea in Charitable Sisterhood (VA Rep Theatre - World Premiere), Ann in Well (Cousins Studio Theatre), Thelma in ‘night Mother (Firehouse Theatre. Winner of RTCC Best Actor in a Leading Role), Ouiser in Steel Magnolias, Mother Superior in Nunsense (Barksdale Theatre), Golde in Fiddler on the Roof (Modlin Center), Joanne in Company (Summer Lights at Modlin Center for the Arts, Dr. Charlotte in Falsettos (Barksdale Theatre), Ruth in Pirates of Penzance and Clara in A Wonderful Life (TheatreVA).