Staff

Matthew 5:16 “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in Heaven.”

Heath A. Dawson
Executive Director
Heath A. Dawson is the Executive Director of The Living Word Outdoor Drama where he oversees operations, brand growth and recognition, public relations, advertising, marketing, ticket sales, grant writing, community Read More
Max Beery
President of the Board of Trustees
Rev. Max Beery is the President of the Board of Trustees at The Living Word Outdoor Drama. He is the Pastor at First United Methodist Church in Cambridge, Ohio. Max Read More
Dave Milligan
Vice President of the Board of Trustees
Dave Milligan is the Vice President of the Board of Trustees at The Living Word Outdoor Drama. He is retired from the State of Ohio where he served at the Read More
Kim Israel
Administrative Assistant
Kim Israel is the Administrative Assistant at The Living Word Outdoor Drama where she oversees finances, record keeping, payroll, budgeting, ticket sales, incoming calls, maintenance and cleanliness of The Welcome Read More
Mary Annette Ellwood
Board of Trustees Member
Mary Annette Ellwood was the first person ever cast at The Living Word Outdoor Drama. She has been involved all 43 years and, some would say other than founder Frank Read More
Delores “Dee” Carter
Board of Trustees Member
Delores “Dee” Carter has been active in The Living Word Outdoor Drama for twenty-nine years, playing the roles of The Samaritan Woman, Mother Mary, and other supporting roles. During each Read More
Reginald “Reg” Martin
Board of Trustees Member
Rev. Reginald “Reg” Martin is a member of the founding committee of The Living Word Outdoor Drama. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees and was the President for Read More
Bob Applegate
Board of Trustees Member
Bob Applegate is a current member of the Board of Trustees at The Living Word Outdoor Drama. Although he has had some medical issues the last few years, it hasn’t Read More
Don Sigman
Board of Trustees Member
Don Sigman has served on The Living Word Outdoor Drama Board of Trustees for the past two years and is the Treasurer. He also can be found volunteering with his Read More
John Harmon
Board of Trustees Member
John Harmon has been involved with The Living Word Outdoor Drama for over twenty years and currently is in his first term on the Board of Trustees. When he isn’t Read More
Shelley Fields
Board of Trustees Member
Shelley Fields has served on The Living Word Outdoor Drama Board of Trustees for the past three years. She and her family have been involved at The Living Word for Read More
Micaela Fields
Board of Trustees Member
Micaela Fields has served on The Living Word Outdoor Drama Board of Trustees for the past three years. She is the daughter of Board of Trustee member Shelley Fields and Read More
Nick Williams
Artistic Director
Nick Williams serves as the Artistic Director at The Living Word Outdoor Drama after serving as the Technical Director. Between Nick and his wife Bethany, they have served at The Read More

Over 100 people from the surrounding communities fill our roles both onstage and behind the scenes. A large portion of our volunteers have been with us since our opening in 1974, working alongside our founders Reverend Frank Roughton Harvey and his beloved wife Hazel.

We ask you to consider volunteering and becoming a part of The Living Word!

To our Staff, Cast & Crew,
Saying thank you is not nearly enough for your dedication and love to The Living Word Outdoor Drama – Ohio’s Only Outdoor Passion Play. Because of you, we are able to present this amazing spiritual experience right out of The Bible. You are the heart and soul that keeps Frank and Hazel’s dream alive. You are appreciated beyond words. #BecauseHeLives