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CHRISTOPHER DENHAM (James Durnin), a Chicago native, recently completed production on the feature film, Whiskey Bay, alongside Matt Dillon and Willem Dafoe. Other film credits include: Ben Affleck's Argo (Academy Award for Best Motion Picture, Screen Actor's Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture), The Bay, Sound of my Voice, Forgetting The Girl, Shutter Island, Enter Nowhere, Restive, Duplicity (alongside Julia Roberts and Clive Owen), Charlie Wilson’s War, Camp Hell, and El Camino.  He made his feature directorial and writing debut with the IFC Films distributed, Home Movie, starring Adrian Pasdar. Television credits include: "The Good Wife", "The Following, "Deception,” "Person of Interest,” “Rubicon,” “Law & Order,” and “Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit.” On stage, Denham appeared on Broadway with Danny Glover in Master Harold…and the Boys and in Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore.  His off-Broadway credits include Wintertime and Adam Rapp’s Red Light Winter, for which Denham won a Lucille Lortel Award. Denham’s first play, Cagelove, played at the Rattlestick under the direction of Adam Rapp.
 
LISA EMERY (Karen Brown-Canedy). Recently played Queen Gertrude in Hamlet at Yale Rep and Mary Tyrone in Long Day’s Journey into Night at Actors Theatre of Lousiville. Broadway credits include Relatively Speaking, The Smell of the Kill, The Women, Present Laughter, Jackie, Rumors, and Burn This. Off-Broadway credits include Lonely I’m Not, Sex Lives of Our Parents (Second Stage); A Kind of Alaska, Gabriel (Atlantic Theater Company); Mouth to Mouth, Abigail’s Party, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Curtains (Ensemble OBIE Award), What the Butler Saw (The New Group); Iron (OBIE Award, Manhattan Theatre Club); Distracted (Roundabout Theatre Company); Dinner with Friends (Variety Arts); The Monogamist, Marvin’s Room (Playwrights Horizons); and Far East (Lincoln Center Theater). She has been nominated for three Lucille Lortel Awards and three Drama Desk Awards for her work in theatre. Her film and television credits include The Night Listener, Roger Dodger, People I Know, Unfaithful, A Map of the World, Louie, Law & Order, Fringe, Damages. Ms. Emery is a Beinecke Fellow at Yale School of Drama this spring.
 
SARAH GOLDBERG (Katie Nicholson). Broadway: Clybourne Park. Off-Broadway: The Great God Pan (Playwright's Horizons), Look Back in Anger (Roundabout Theatre Company). Theatre in London: Clybourne Park (Royal Court, West End/Olivier nomination, Best Supporting Actress), Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Finborough), Six Degrees of Separation (Old Vic), Apologia (Bush Theatre), Wallace Shawn Readings: Marie and Bruce (Royal Court), Caryl Churchill Readings: Ice-Cream (Royal Court), Avocado (King’s Head), The Member of the Wedding (Young Vic), Promethius Bound (Sound Theatre). Film: The Dark Knight Rises, Gambit, A Bunch of Amateurs. TV: “Any Human Heart.” (BBC) Training: The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. 
 
DAVID MORSE (Tom Durnin) has long been recognized as an actor of great talent and versatility in film, television and theatre. Morse made his motion picture debut in Richard Donner's acclaimed drama Inside Moves, and then went on to star in two Sean Penn directed dramas, The Indian Runner and The Crossing Guard (Independent Spirit Award nomination – Best Supporting Actor). Morse has starred in countless standout film roles such as Alex and Andrew Smith's independent film, The Slaughter Rule opposite Ryan Gosling; Scott Hicks' Hearts In Atlantis with Anthony Hopkins and Hope Davis; Frank Darabont's highly acclaimed prison drama, The Green Mile (Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Cast Performance); Lars Von Trier's musical drama Dancer In The Dark (which won the Palm d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival) opposite Bjork and Catherine DeNeuve; and Taylor Hackford's thriller Proof of Life alongside Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe. Morse's other feature film credits include: 16 Blocks, Down in the Valley, Nearing Grace, The Dreamer, Crazy in Alabama, The Negotiator, The Rock, 12 Monkeys, The Good Son, Personal Foul, Disturbia, Passengers and the Oscar-winning film Hurt Locker. Morse was most recently seen in Peter Hedges’ The Odd Life of Timothy Green with Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton and Shanghai directed by Mikael Hafstrom and co-starring John Cusack. Morse recently wrapped production on a trio of films; Nick Cassavettes’ Yellow co-starring Sienna Miller, Melanie Griffith and Ray Liotta, Alex Smith’s Winter in the Blood and Marc Forster’s World War Z with Brad Pitt. World War Z, based on Max Brooks’ best-selling book of the same name, was produced by Brad Pitt and will be released in 2013.  In television, Morse is currently on the HBO critically acclaimed show “Treme,” created by Emmy Award Winner David Simon. As part of an ensemble cast that includes Steve Zahn, Melissa Leo and Khandi Alexander, Morse plays a police Lieutenant in a Post-Katrina New Orleans police precinct.  Morse portrayed George Washington in the HBO mini-series “John Adams” with Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney for which he received an Emmy Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Miniseries.  He played a rival to Hugh Laurie’s character in a multi-episode arc on the critically acclaimed television series “House,” for which he received an Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Guest Appearance. Morse is best known for his role as Dr. Jack "Boomer" Morrison in the Emmy- winning ensemble drama, “St. Elsewhere.” His other TV series roles include CBS’s “Hack,” ABC's “Our Family Business” and the sitcom, “Big Wave Dave’s.” Morse also starred in the telefilms “Diary Of A City Priest,” “Murder Live,” “Prototype,” Stephen King's “The Langoliers,” “When Dreams Come True,” “Six Against the Rock,” “Down-Payment on Murder,” “A Place at the Table,” “Winnie,” “Brotherhood of the Rose,” “Cry in the Wild,” “Cross of Fire” And TNT's “Tecumseh: The Last Warrior.”  On stage, David starred in the Seattle Rep world premiere presentation of Redwood Curtain and worked in over thirty productions from 1971 to 1977 with the Boston Repertory Company.  He made his Broadway debut in the role of Father Barry in the theatre adaptation of On the Waterfront, and triumphantly returned to the Off-Broadway stage in Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, How I Learned to Drive.  For this starring role, Morse won the Drama League Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, the Drama Desk Award and the Obie Award.  Additionally, Morse won DramaLogue and LA Weekly awards for his performance in the Los Angeles production of Of Mice and Men.  Other stage appearances include the Off-Broadway productions of The Trading Post, Threads and A Death in the Family. Morse was most recently seen on stage in the Tony Nominated Broadway play, The Seafarer, directed by Conor McPherson.
 
RICH SOMMER (Chris Wyatt) is delighted to be working with Roundabout again, after making his Broadway debut last summer in their production of Harvey. Rich is best known as 'Harry Crane' on the multiple Emmy, Golden Globe & SAG award winning television series, “Mad Men.” He has appeared in some of television’s most popular series, including a recurring role on “The Office,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Law & Order, CSI,” “Nikita,” “Ugly Betty” and “Burn Notice.” Rich made his feature film debut as Anne Hathaway’s drinking buddy ‘Doug’ in The Devil Wears Prada. Recently, he appeared in the feature films Fairhaven opposite Sarah Paulson and Chris Messina and The Giant Mechanical Man with Jenna Fischer and Topher Grace. A student, performer and teacher of improvisation, he received his training and experience with the Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis and the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York. He received his bachelor’s degree in theatre arts from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and went on to study at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, where he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in acting. Rich and his “Mad Men” cast mates have twice won the SAG award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series. Rich Sommer and his wife, Virginia, live in Los Angeles with their two children.
 
STEVEN LEVENSON (Playwright). Steven Levenson's plays include Core Values (upcoming, Ars Nova), The Language of Trees (Roundabout Underground), Seven Minutes in Heaven (HERE Arts Center; Emerging America Festival/Huntington Theater Company), Retreat (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Almost Stuck, and Girls Day. His work has been seen and developed by Roundabout, Lincoln Center Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Atlantic Theater Company, MCC Theater, Ars Nova, Hartford Stage, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and the Araca Group. His plays are published by Dramatists Play Service and Playscripts. A graduate of Brown University and the 2010 Artist in Residence at Ars Nova, Steven has received new play commissions from Roundabout, Lincoln Center, MCC, and Ars Nova. He is a member of the MCC Playwrights' Coalition, an alumnus of Ars Nova’s Play Group, and a founding member of Colt Coeur. Steven is currently working on the book for an original musical with Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.  
 
SCOTT ELLIS (Director). Broadway: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Harvey, Curtains (Tony nom.), The Little Dog Laughed (Drama League nom.), Twelve Angry Men (Tony, DD noms., OCC, DD awards, Best Revival), The Man Who Had All the Luck, The Boys From Syracuse, The Rainmaker, 1776 (DD, Tony nom., Best Director), She Loves Me (Tony nom.; DD, OCC awards), Picnic (OCC nom.), Company, A Month in the Country, Steel Pier (Tony nom.; DD, OCC awards). London: She Loves Me (Olivier Award). Off-Broadway: Gruesome Playground Injuries, The Understudy, Streamers; Good Boys and True; Entertaining Mr. Sloane; The Waverly Gallery; The Dog Problem; That Championship Season; Dark Rapture; And the World Goes ’Round: The Songs of Kander and Ebb (DD, OCC awards); and Flora, the Red Menace (DD nom). NYC Opera: 110 in the Shade, A Little Night Music (also L.A. Opera). TV: “Weeds” (Executive Producer), “30 Rock” (Emmy nom., Best Director), “Modern Family,” “Two Broke Girls,” “Frasier,” “The Good Wife,” “Hung,” “The Closer.” Mr. Ellis is the Associate Artistic Director of Roundabout Theatre Company.
 
BEOWULF BORITT (Set Designer) Designed If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet (Lortel Nomination) and Tin Pan Alley Rag at the Pels. Broadway:The Scottsboro Boys (Tony Nomination), Chaplin, Grace, Rock Of Ages, Sondheim On Sondheim, …Spelling Bee , LoveMusik, Two And Only. Off- Broadway: More than 50 shows including The Last Five Years, Toxic Avenger, Miss Julie. Other Designs: Seven Deadly Sins (NYC Ballet) Paradise Found (London), Reel to Real (Beijing) and the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He received a 2007 OBIE Award.
 
JEFF MAHSHIE (Costume Designer). Broadway: Next to Normal, The Little Dog Laughed. Off-Broadway: Giant (Public Theatre), Hurlyburly (Drama Desk nom.), Gruesome Playground Injuries, Privilege, Show People, The Scene, Becky Shaw, Marie and Bruce, Laughing Wild, The Corn Is Green. Creative Director Anne Klein. His work has been featured in InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, as well as on the red carpet. Thanks to John Barrett salon.
 
DONALD HOLDER (Lighting Designer). RTC: Les Liasons Dangereuses, A Streetcar Named Desire (both Tony nominated), The Marriage of Bette and Boo, All My Sons, many others. Broadway: Golden Boy, Annie (2012 Revival), Spiderman-Turn Off The Dark, South Pacific (2008 Tony Award), The Lion King (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), Ragtime, Gem of The Ocean, Movin’ Out, Juan Darien (all Tony nominated) Cyrano de Bergerac, The Little Dog Laughed, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Boy From Oz, many others. Television: “Smash” - Seasons One and Two: NBC-Dreamworks.
 
OBADIAH EAVES (Original Music & Sound Design). Obadiah's work has appeared on Broadway in The Assembled Parties; Harvey; A Life In The Theatre; Collected Stories; Accent On Youth; Come Back, Little Sheba; The Lieutenant of Inishmore and Shining City, and previously at Roundabout in If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet and The Understudy. Recently, he created sound for The Total Bent (Public), The Glass Menagerie (Seattle Rep) and Three Hotels (Williamstown). Awards: BACC, Lortel, Audelco Viv. TV and other: HBO, Nickelodeon, Discovery, History Channel, The Learning Channel, and Fisher-Price toys.