Benton Hartley – Jack in Gaslight
Benton Hartley is a Prince Edward Island-based actor, playwright, producer, director, and comedian. Select credits include Ben in The Birds and The Bees, Patrick in Where You Are, Cameron in Open Casket Open Mic (Victoria Playhouse), Narrator in Every Brilliant Thing and Duncan in Punch Up (Desert Island). Benton is also an acclaimed playwright, with his play Cowardice winning the PARC award at the 2021 Island Fringe Festival, and his script for The Dance having received a PEI Arts Creation Grant. His work as both director and producer includes his play I Know You (The Guild) and Justin Shaw’s Midnight Baby (Kings Playhouse/Harmony House) through his company Desert Island Theatre Company. He is simply thrilled to join this fantastic company this season as he makes his Watermark Theatre debut!