Tempe Thomas most recently appeared in the last two incarnations of Candide (Goodman Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre Company, director, Mary Zimmerman). She performed Off Off Broadway in the TAM Award-winning production of River’s End at New York Musical Theatre Festival. Regional credits include Little Edie in the regional premiere of Grey Gardens, Betty Jean in the regional premiere of Marvelous Wonderettes (Northlight Theatre), Maria Elena in Buddy Holly, Gertrude in Seussical (Drury Lane Theatre), Marty in Grease (Marriott Theatre), and Brooke in Water Coolers (Lakeshore Theatre), as well as productions at Provision Theatre, Chicago Center for the Performing Arts, First Folio Theatre, Capital Repertory, and West Coast Jewish Theatre. Ms. Thomas toured with Classical Kids Live! in Tchaikovsky Discovers America. She studied at Northwestern University.