Christopher D. Merritt Jr is a graduate of Lynchburg College with a BA in Theatre Education & Performance. Chris has performed, stage managed/tech, and directed in numerous productions around Virginia and Massachusetts. Directing credentials include No Exit, 39 Steps, Dead, Mr. Biedermann and the Firebugs, Fiddler on the Roof Jr., and Correct Address. When Chris is away from community theatres, he tours with Deana’s Educational Theatre Company, performing and educating children and teens about bullying, how to maintain healthy relationships, and prevent dating violence. Moon Over Buffalo will be Chris’ debut at the Cannon Theatre.