Renaissance Faire Cast
The Shire is filled to the brim with colorfully costumed characters and merrymakers, ready to make your visit an unforgettable experience! Immerse yourself in the days of Merrie Olde England, steeped in the allure of bygone days and knights! You can also learn more about the 2014 Scenario and the Stage, Children's and Storyline Shows the Bacchanalian and Blackfryar Casts will be performing in!
Please check back soon for the entire 2014 cast announcements!
Ryan McVeigh - King Henry VIII
Ryan is proud to return to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire after 8 years and is honored to be back with friends and family. Since leaving PRF in 2006, Ryan has traveled the country working as a live stunt show performer.
Ryan made his debut in 2005 at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire as Shnurbish Rump, the Royal Rat Catcher of the Shire. Afer a fantastic first season, he came back in 2006 as the hot-headed d'Artagnan yearning to be a Musketeer. Since then, he has worked at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Universal Studios Orlando, Universal Studios Hollywood and Knott's Berry Farm as a live stunt show performer. The year after Ryan left the PRF, he met a woman who put his life into perspective and the two would be happily married in April 2013 in Upper Darby, PA.
Kristen Spangenberg - Catherine of Aragon
Kristen Spangenberg is immensely happy to be returning for her fourth season at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. You may recognize her from past years playing the character of Tabitha Lowden, the dirt-ridden scullery wench. She thinks it is a wonderful opportunity to play such a range of characters and is very excited to bring this important woman in history to life.
The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire has always had a special place in her heart and she continues to act throughout the year. She has toured with several different children's theatre companies including Artspower, Mt. Gretna Theatre and NTC. Kristen has a passion for singing and acting and continues to take classes to further her craft. She is a graduate of Temple University with a BA in Theatre.