I was sorry to read on IndianaAuditions.com that Indianapolis-area actor Martin Hinman passed away last week. I didn’t know him in person at all, but I enjoyed his performances in several community theatre shows around central Indiana.
For example, I remember him as the eerie General Mackenzie in the Epilogue Players’ production of “And Then There Were None” on the north side of Indianapolis. (Link is to the review thread about this show on IndianaAuditions.com when I was writing as Amaryllis.)
And as the hilarious, self-described “old country doctor specializing in ear, nose, and truck” in Center Stage’s production of “Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner” in Lebanon, Indiana.
And as the devilish Applegate making offers on our souls as we passed through his room in “From Dark Pages” at the Morris-Butler House in downtown Indianapolis.
And as the whimsical storyteller, Lafferty-of-Old, in the Westfield Playhouse’s production of “Lafferty’s Wake” in Westfield, Indiana.
I am grateful for the pleasure that Martin gave me as an audience member. I would like to offer my condolences to Martin’s wife, Kate Hinman, who is also an actor, and to all of his friends and family.
Hope Baugh – www.IndyTheatreHabit.com