John T. Griffin (Pirate) is excited to join the RVP cast and always enjoys performing in classic musicals. John was most recently seen as Mordcha in Fiddler on the Roof at NTC and Rusty Charlie in Guys and Dolls with Spreckels Theater Company. When not on stage acting or in his band “The Hamiltones”, he is a realtor in Marin County for Alain Pinel Realtors. He wants to thank the cast and crew for a great experience. Also his wife, Molly, and two sons, Jack and Michael, for their love of him and of theater as well!!
Norman A. Hall (Major General Stanley). With The Pirates of Penzance, Norman enters the 36th year of his association with RVP and his 10th collaboration with James Dunn. Norman has performed all over the Bay Area and recently won a BATCC Best Director’s Award for his production of Steel Magnolias. He is the voice of Felix, the charismatic villain in the video game series Borderlands. In March 2016, he will be directing 4000 Miles featuring his wife, Shirley Nilsen Hall, for the Novato Theatre Company.