Children’s Theatre Company Announces Cast for ‘Unleashed! The Secret Lives of White House Pets’


The College of Southern Maryland’s Children’s Theatre Company presents its cast for the production of “Unleashed! The Secret Lives of White House Pets,” a play by Allyson Currin.

CSM’s cast includes Emmeline Jones of Mechanicsville as Alastair Lodge; Rami Essa of Waldorf as Tipp; Robert Hamilton of Marbury as Milo and Laddie Boy; Robert Rausch of Waldorf as Max; Christopher Gilbert of Port Tobacco as Tad Lincoln; Sonya Falkenstein as Nanko and Alex LaClair as General Lafayette, both of La Plata; Mamayaa Opoku as Nanny, Ricky Jenkins as Alligator, Shad Kirkham as Him, Bailey Woodward as Her, Jeremy Smith-Boggs as Dick, Brandi Kirkham as Pauline Holstein, Aimee Bonnet as Pushinka, Kiefer Zickafoose as Fala, Kylie Kirkham as Millie, Paula Kirkham as Emily Spinach and Jessi Kirkham as Alice Roosevelt, all of Waldorf.

Alastair, the newly elected First Daughter is thrilled about her upcoming four years in the White House, until her jittery Chihuhua Tipp convinces her that the pressure will be too much for either of them to bear. With the help of a wise White House usher and a time-traveling buggy, Alastair and Tipp go on the journey of a lifetime through history in search of reassurance from some of the most colorful pets who lived in the White House.

Performances are Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and seniors and $5 for youth in high school or younger. Performance is suitable for all age groups. For reservations contact, 301-934-7828, or