Our Downright Friendly Staff

Chris Whatley

Chris Whatley

Owner/Founder/ Director of Sales

Chris principally oversees Lagniappe’s future as well as entertainment for amusement parks, trade shows, fairs or festivals. He has an exceptional ability to assist with clients’ unique entertainment needs and can help select or design the precise entertainment for major amusement parks and special events. Chris can assist with comedy gunfight shows, old west characters, cowboys and wranglers on horseback, Rusty Gears the Robot, and much more. He also performs for our Lone Star Murder Mysteries and other Lagniappe productions.

To contact Chris, please call 817-337-1882 x 101


Paula Wood

Paula Eyre

Production Manager

Paula manages the Texas Star Dinner Theater in downtown Grapevine as well as assists with many areas within Lagniappe including but not limited to marketing, design, and new hire management. She supports other staff with quotes, contracts, and entertainment options for company and private events. She is also our resident costumer.
 
To contact Paula, please call 817-337-1882 x 102


Becky Ballagh

Becky Ballagh

Casting Director and Accounts

Becky primarily manages Lagniappe’s accounting services. She assists clients with quotes, contracts and entertainment options. Additionally, she helps with both public and private show sales for our Texas Star Dinner Theater. Becky is also our resident choreographer for any entertainment options including dance and one of our talented actors who may be your on-site contact for an event.
 
To contact Becky, please call 817-337-1882 x 104