About Us

We are a group of Christians seeking to bring God glory through the performing arts. Our goal is to use the stories and truths of Scripture to provide theatre that anyone can enjoy and ponder.
Cathy Mays

Cathy Mays

Cathy Mays is a writer, director and producer with over 40 years experience in theatre. Her work has been seen on national and European tours as well as in the White House. She has taught theatre and dance at the college and high school levels and she has staged and choreographed over 40 productions.

Cathy graduated from Catholic University's Drama Department in 1978 where she also taught dance and mime as part of the Hartke Conservatory. She was a member of the Street 70 Mime Troupe and the Round House Theatre Company in Maryland, and she worked professionally at Wagon Wheel Theatre in Indiana.

Cathy co-authored Pilgrim, Pilgrim (Her Story) and City Rising with her daughter Janice Landry, and assists her husband Dave in overseeing Christian Theatre Publications.
Janice Landry

Janice Landry

Writer and performer Janice Landry lives in New York City with her husband, Martin Landry. She is a member of the Actors Equity and SAG/AFTRA unions and has performed Off-Broadway in Dear Edwina at The DR2 Theater and National Pastime at Playwrights Horizons. Regionally, some of her favorite credits include The Irish... And How They Got That Way (The Kimmel Center) and Woody Guthrie's American Song (Saint Michael's Playhouse). Janice recently toured Japan with Disney On Classic and the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, playing Anna in Frozen and Nala in The Lion King.

Janice enjoys writing, directing, and choreographing. She co-authored Pilgrim, Pilgrim (Her Story) and City Rising with her mother, Cathy Mays, and Esther with her husband, Martin. The Landrys attend Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City.

Martin Landry

Martin Landry

Martin Landry is an actor/musician/composer based in New York City. A member of Actors Equity, his Off-Broadway credits include Dear Edwina (where he met his wife and co-writer, Janice), Brunch - The Musical, and The Ohmies. He recently performed and played piano on the national tour of Murder For Two, a two person musical comedy. Martin has performed and worked as Associate Music Director/Conductor at various regional theaters, including Papermill Playouse and Mountain Playhouse. Additionally, he premiered Frank Loesser music at the Kennedy Center, co-emceed a special event at the Gershwin Theatre (current home of Wicked), and has been a member the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.

Martin is the composer and co-lyricist of Esther and one of the composer/lyricists of City Rising.

Susan Perdue

Susan Perdue

Susan Perdue cannot remember a time when she wasn’t playing an instrument or singing a song she made up. She plays multiple instruments and composes as well as orchestrates and arranges in collaboration with other artists. She loves working with young people and has been the music director for multiple shows including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Godspell, Esther, and Pilgrim (Her Story). Her orchestrations and arrangements can be heard in CTP’s Pilgrim, Esther, and Pilgrim (Her Story). Susan also wrote many of the pieces heard on Commence and on Journey, albums by Celtic Cross. You can read more about Journey and Celtic Cross at world.wng.org/2014/03/flexible_journey or wearecelticcross.com. Susan attends the Montgomery County, Maryland campus of McLean Bible Church.
Susan Perdue
Photo by Michael G. Stewart

Mark Pfannschmidt

Violist Mark Pfannschmidt is a member of the National Philharmonic in Rockville, MD and former principal violist of the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra. As a member of the US Marine Chamber Orchestra, he performed for many functions at the White House, US Department of State and the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Mark has given solo and chamber music performances in Maryland, Michigan and Minnesota. He is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, Peabody Conservatory and the Catholic University of America.

At his private studio in Derwood, Maryland, he teaches violin and viola. Also a professional accompanist, he accompanies students for many events, including over 20 studio recitals each year. He and his wife, Laura, are the parents of two adult children. Together with Martin Landry, Mark was responsible for producing the Piano score for Pilgrim.