Past Shows

Who's Who

GILBERT CRUZ (Manuel). NY credits include: Intar, Cherry lane, Ma-Yi, HERE, EST and Women’s Project. Regional credits include: Seattle Rep, Cleveland Play House, McCarter Theater, Geva, Missouri Rep, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Alliance, Old Globe, Florida Stage, Portland Stage, Merrimack Rep and Coconut Grove Playhouse. Film credits include: Daughter of God, Sex and the City, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints and Cradle Will Rock. TV credits include: “Girls,” “In Treatment,” “Person of Interest,” and “Blue Bloods.” He is an associate artist at Intar, where he hosts the Monday night open mic/salon.
CARL HENDRICK LOUIS (Toussaint and Man). Off-Broadway: The King's Whore (Walkerspace); In Fields Where They Lay (Hudson Guild Theatre); Marat/Sade (Classical Theatre of Harlem). Regional: Sunset Baby (Kitchen Theatre Company). Film: Fan Girl, Unknown Soldier. Education: NYU’s Graduate Acting and Fordham University’s Theatre Program.
MAURICE JONES (Joel). Broadway: Romeo and Juliet (Gregory), Julius Caesar (Lucius). He has performed at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in Ruined, A Christmas Carol, The Taming of the Shrew, To Kill A Mockingbird. Julius Caesar (Folger Theatre). The Learned Ladies (The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey). Other theatre credits include: Our Town, Richard III, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, The Good Woman of Setzuan, Topdog/Underdog, Charley’s Aunt, Fahrenheit 451, Ragtime, Once on This Island, Six Degrees of Separation and Lay My Burden Down (an original solo show inspired by Aaron the Moor from Williams Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus).TV/Film: 30 Rock, Winter’s Tale, And So It Goes. Maurice is a graduate of Rutgers University and the National Theatre Conservatory.
 
CHRIS MYERS (Vishal). Off-Broadway: An Octoroon (Obie; Soho Rep), Brownsville Song (LCT3), Honky (Urban Stages), Alondra Was Here (Wild Project), Phoebe in Winter (Clubbed Thumb), As Himself/10x25 (Atlantic), Macbeth (Classical Theatre of Harlem). Regional: Fences (McCarter Theatre/Long Wharf), The Golden Dragon (Studio Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare Theatre Company), Youth Ink Festival (McCarter). Other Theater: Uncle Vanya, Arms and the Man, Othello, The Crucible, Hurt Village, Book of Days, The Cold Front and The Americans (The Juilliard School). Film: EVOL (upcoming), Post-Emma. Education: The Juilliard School Drama Division, British American Drama Academy.
DEIRDRE O’CONNELL (Carolyn). Recent theatre credits include By The Water (Manhattan Theatre Club); The Way West (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Scarcity (Rattlestick); A Family For All Occasions (Labyrinth, of which she is a proud member); The Vandal (The Flea Theater); Magic/Bird (Longacre Theatre); Circle Mirror Transformation (Obie and Drama Desk Awards; Playwrights Horizons); In The Wake (Los Angeles Ovation Award, Richard Seff Actor's Equity Award, Lortel nomination; The Public Theater and Mark Taper Forum). Film includes Synecdoche, NY, Eternal Sunshine….TV includes recurring roles on “Nurse Jackie” and “The Affair.” Obie for Sustained Excellence in Performance.
CARRA PATTERSON (Sula). Broadway: Wit (Manhattan Theatre Club). Off-Broadway: Luck of the Irish (Lincoln Center 3), Richard III (Epic Theater / Signature Theater), Measure for Measure (Public Theater). Regional: In the Red & Brown Water (Alliance), Ceremonies in Dark Old Men (dir. Kenny Leon, True Colors), The Wiz (True Colors). Film: Straight Outta Compton. TV: “Blue Bloods,” “Elementary,” “The Good Wife.” MFA: NYU Graduate Acting Program.
CRYSTAL LUCAS-PERRY (Madison). New York Theatre: Sheila’s Day (Lincoln Center), The Wedding Play (Tank Theatre). Williamstown Theatre: Far From Heaven (dir. Michael Grief), A Street Car Named Desire (dir. David Cromer), Finding Robert Hutchens (dir. Sheryl Kaller), When You’re Here (dir. Portia Krieger). Other Theatre: The Cherry Orchard (dir. Victor Pappas), Restoration (dir. Mark Wing-Davey), Rice and Chicken Parts (dir. Patricia McGregor), Stick Fly (dir. Susan Fenichell). Film: Frank and Azalee Austin (Craft Acting Award). MFA, Tisch Grad Acting at NYU.
JEFF AUGUSTIN (Playwright)’s play Cry Old Kingdom received its world premiere at the 2013 Humana Festival of New American Plays. His work has been developed at the Eugene O'Neill National Playwright's Conference (Little Children Dream of God); The Ground Floor at Berkeley Repertory Theatre (The Last Tiger in Haiti); American Conservatory Theater (in the crowding darkness); and Snapdragon in New York (The Imaginary Life of Millo St. Jean). He is a recipient of the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award. Jeff is currently a MFA Playwriting Candidate at University of California, San Diego and graduated from Boston College with a BA in Theatre Arts
 

GIOVANNA SARDELLI (Director) is an award-winning director who has worked on the world premieres of plays by Rajiv Joseph, Matthew Lopez, Theresa Rebeck, Lynn Rosen, and Zoe Kazan among others. She has worked off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre, Second Stage, Vineyard, Playwrights Realm, The Women’s Project and Ensemble Studio Theatre. She has directed numerous productions for Dorset Theatre Festival, where she is the Resident Director, Barrington Stage Company, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, TheatreWorks, The Old Globe, Cleveland Play House, Cincinnati Playhouse, CTG, and Hudson Stage Company. Her production of Somewhere by Matthew Lopez is currently running at Hartford Stage Company. She has been part of The Lark Play Development Center since its beginnings and has developed plays there and at the Sundance Theatre Lab, The O’Neill, Playwright’s Center, New York Stage & Film, EST, Berkshire Playwrights Lab, and many other places. She was the Resident Director of The Acting Company for their 2002/2003 Season. She spent two seasons as the Director of the Shakespeare Sedona Institute and two seasons as the Artist Director of Studio Tisch. Ms. Sardelli spent over a decade on the faculty of the Dance Department and five years on the faculty of the Graduate Acting Program of NYU. She received her MFA in acting from NYU, and is also a graduate of their Director’s Lab.

Andrew Boyce (Set Design) Recent NYC credits include: Buyer and Cellar (Barrow Street); Pitbulls, Ode To Joy, (Rattlestick); NYC Credits with: LCT3, Atlantic Theater Company, Play Company, Lesser America, MaYi Theater, Playwrights Realm, etc.  Regional credits with: Mark Taper Forum, Longwharf, Geffen, Williamstown, Milwaukee Rep, Yale Rep, Alliance, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Westport Playhouse, Asolo Rep, Syracuse Stage, among others.   Recent Film/TV:  The Civilians – Pilot (TBS & Left/Right); Andrew is a member of Wingspace, and is a graduate of Yale School of Drama.

Jennifer Caprio (Costume Design)  Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. West End: The Lion (St. James) Current National Tour: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Selected NYC: Tail! Spin! (Culture Project), The Lion (MTC, Culture Project and Tour), Little Miss Sunshine (Second Stage), In Transit (Primary Stages), Fugitive Songs (Dreamlight), and Striking 12 (Daryl Roth). Opera: Florida Grand, Minnesota Opera, Opera Colorado, Mill City Summer Opera. Costume Designs at over 60 US Regional Theaters.

Gina Scherr (Lighting Design) New York: Aliens With Extraordinary Skills (Women’s Project); Finks (Ensemble Studio Theatre); La Brea, Our Lot and Vendetta Chrome (Clubbed Thumb); Awake and Sing (NAATCO); Binibon (The Kitchen); Waxing West (La MaMa). Regional: The Old Globe, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Williamstown, Two River Theatre, Asolo Rep, Maltz Jupiter, Milwaukee Rep, Yale Rep, Weston Playhouse. M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama and member of Wingspace Theatrical Design.

M.L. Dogg (Sound Design)  M.L. Dogg has designed for such companies as the Actors Theatre Of Louisville, Royal National Theatre, Debate Society, Ars Nova, Huntington Theatre, Joey Parnes Productions, American Repertory Theatre, Signature Theatre, Pearl Theatre, Geffen Playhouse, Almeida Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Public Theatre, Second Stage Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, Nicholas Ward Productions, and Scott Sanders Productions.  Drama Desk, IRNE, and IT nominee; Lortel award for Here Lies Love, fringeNYC award for Go-Go Kitty, GO!.
 
Donald Fried (Production Stage Manager) Roundabout: Moonlight, Pig Farm; Broadway: The 39 Steps, 700 Sundays, A Raisin In The Sun, The Producers, Kat and the Kings, I’m Still Here …Damn it!; OFF-BROADWAY: Signature, MCC, NYTW, MTC, Zipper Theatre, The Atlantic, The Public, Playwright’s Horizons. REGIONAL: New York Stage and Film, Intiman, Goodspeed, WTF, Westport, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Yale Rep, TOURS: An Iliad, Blast!, Scooby-Doo, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.  MFA YSD. AEA ’96