DAVID RICE is Co-Founder and Executive Director of First Folio Theatre, where he has produced over 50 productions which have earned 31 Jeff Nominations and 5 Jeff Awards. He is also a playwright, whose works include Cymbeline: A Musical Folk Tale (Jeff Awards – Original Adaptation and Original Music), The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story (Jeff Nomination – Original Adaptation), and The Castle of Otranto. Onstage at First Folio he has been seen as Sandor Turai in Rough Crossing, H.C. Curry in The Rainmaker, and Knuckles McCann in Jeeves Takes a Bow, amongst others. He has worked at numerous Chicago theaters in the last 35 years, including the Paramount, Marriott’s Lincolnshire, Briar Street, and Candlelight. Trivia lovers may be interested to know that David was a four-time winner on Jeopardy! David is a proud member of both the Dramatists Guild and Actors Equity Association.