Past Shows

Who's Who

KARRON GRAVES (Kacie). Broadway: Isobel Ashbrook in the Tony-nominated Coram Boy. Off-Broadway: NY City Center/Pearl (The Philanderer), 59E59 (Two Point Oh), Mint (Construction), Manhattan Theatre Club (Nine Armenians), Lincoln Center Theatre/Newhouse (Danger:Memory!). Regional: Peterborough Players (includes 2014 NH Best Actress Award for The Voysey Inheritance, and Our Town opp. James Whitmore), SITI Company world premiere at Arena Stage (Intimations for Saxophone), SITI Co original production at ASF, McCarter Theater, Ford's Theatre (opp. James Whitmore), Actors' Theatre of Louisville, Dallas Theatre Center, Denver Center, A Noise Within, Vineyard Playhouse. Karron is most known for playing Mary Warren in Arthur Miller’s screen adaptation of The Crucible opposite Daniel Day-Lewis. Other screen credits include She Dreams of Fireflies (upcoming), Late Phases, The Good Shepherd, The Fig Tree (opp. Doris Roberts and Teresa Wright), “Saturday Night Live” and the “SNL 40th Anniversary Special,” “Monk,” “Guiding Light” (various), “Law & Order,” (various) “Dolphin Cove” (series regular). Karron has worked with directors including Nicholas Hytner, Gregory Mosher, Melly Still, Robert DeNiro, Anne Bogart, Lisa Peterson, Lynne Meadows, Gus Kaikkonen, Trip Cullman and Jackson Gay. Opera: six seasons at The Metropolitan Opera (Youth Chorus). Training/Education: Yale, MFA; Princeton, BA; SITI Company (paid training); LaGuardia H.S. of Performing Arts in Manhattan. Karron is on faculty at NYU Tisch and AMDA, and has directed at Yale College, Yale School of Drama, Wesleyan University, Princeton University and Gas Lamp Players.

MAMIE GUMMER (Jess). Film, television and stage actress Mamie Gummer made her off-Broadway debut in 2005 with the premiere of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Mr. Marmalade, for which she won a Theatre World Award. In 2007 Gummer received a Lucille Lortel Award nomination for her performance in The Water’s Edge. She also received high critical praise for her Broadway debut in the Tony Award-nominated revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses in 2008. In 2006 Gummer made her first film appearance in Lasse Hallström's The Hoax with Richard Gere and Hope Davis. In 2007 she appeared in Evening with an all-star ensemble including Claire Danes, Patrick Wilson and Vanessa Redgrave. Other film credits include: Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock, Kimberly Peirce's Stop Loss, Jodie Markell’s The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, Daniel Adams’ The Lightkeepers, John Carpenter’s The Ward, Jeff Lipsky’s Twelve Thirty, Liz W. Garcia’s The Lifeguard, Steven Soderbergh’s Side Effects and Daniel Barnz’s Cake. Gummer will next be seen in Jonathan Demme’s Ricki and the Flash for Sony with Meryl Streep, Rick Springfield and Kevin Kline, as well as in James Ponsoldt’s End of the Tour. In television, Gummer is currently recurring on WGN America’s “Manhattan” opposite John Benjamin Hickey, Olivia Williams, Ashley Zukerman and Rachel Brosnahan. She plays “Nora,” a street-smart spy who uses her charm and sexuality to pass atomic secrets to the Soviets. Additionally, Gummer has received positive buzz on her guest starring role on the Emmy nominated series “The Good Wife.” In 2008 she was seen in the Emmy and Golden Globe winning HBO miniseries “John Adams” with Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney. Other television credits include: “Off the Map,” “The Big C” and “Emily Owens M.D.” She also recently shot the pilot “The Money” for HBO. Gummer is a graduate of Northwestern University and additionally studied theater at the British Academy of Dramatic Arts.

CAITLIN O'CONNELL (Voice/ Their Mom). Broadway: Mothers and Sons, The Heiress, 33 Variations. Off-Broadway: The Killing of Sister George (TACT); All’s Well That Ends Well (NYSF); Stuff Happens (The Public); Third (LCT); Boy (Primary Stages); Baby Screams Miracle, 16 Words or Less (Clubbed Thumb). Regional: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Playboy of the Western World (Guthrie); Pygmalion (Williamstown Theater Festival); Habeus Corpus (South Coast Rep); Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare Theatre); The Matchmaker, Winters Tale, Othello, Oh, Pioneers! (Center Stage); Julius Ceasar (Old Globe); Third, The Clean House, Dinner With Friends, The Little Foxes (Denver Center Theatre Company); You Can’t Take It With You (Everyman Theater); Doubt (ATL/Cincinnati Playhouse); Ahmanson, Yale Rep, McCarter, O’Neill Center, Dallas Theater Center, Milwaukee Rep, Intiman Theatre. Film: Oppenheimer Strategies, The Automatic Hate, The Stepchild. TV: “Unforgettable,” “Whoopi,” L&O,” “Homicide.”

CHRIS STACK (Stevie) most recently appeared in Daniel Talbott's Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait (Rattlestick/Piece By Piece/Snug Harbor), Christina Gorman's Fidelis (The Public), A.R. Gurney's Wayside Motor Inn (Signature Theater), John Banville's Love In The Wars (Bard Summerscape), Kirk Lynn's Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra (Playwrights Horizons), Sarah Shaefer's Gin Baby (IRT), David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette (Soho Rep), and Lucy Thurber's Killers & Other Family (Rattlestick). Other theater credits include Arlene Hutton's Vacuum (NYC Fringe); Stephanie Janssen's Umbrella Plays (The Tank); Daniel Reitz's Self Portrait in a Blue Room (Ensemble Studio Theater); Jim Christy's Love & Communication (Passage Theater); Allan Knee's Last Seder (Workshop Theater Co.); Liz Tuccillo's Joe Fearless (Atlantic Theater). TV and Film: “Law & Order: SVU,” “Blue Bloods,” “White Collar,” “One Life To Live,” “As The World Turns,” “Damages,” “Third Watch,” “Conviction,” “The Education of Max Bickford;” Evening, The Mini, School of Rock, Roger Dodger, Maine Story, New Media, Small Collection and Juke.

HAYNES THIGPEN (Kelvin) Broadway: Dead Accounts, Misalliance. Off-Broadway: An Octoroon at Theatre for a New Audience, The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters and Our House at Playwrights Horizons, To the Bone at The Cherry Lane, The Umbrella Plays at The Fringe Festival, Revengers Tragedy and The Duchess of Malfi at Red Bull Theatre Co. Regional: Hamlet at The McCarter, The Black Monk at Yale Rep, Our House at The Denver Center, The Aliens at San Francisco Playhouse, Dead Accounts at Cincinnati Playhouse, Twelfth Night at The Shakespeare Theatre, Black Sheep at Barrington Stage, Cymbeline at Cal Shakes, August: Osage County at The Old Globe, Twelfth Night at Great Lakes Theatre Festival. Film and TV: “The Good Wife,” “Law and Order,” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” Dance 'till Dawn, Blackbird. Training: Juilliard.

LINDSEY FERRENTINO (Playwright) is a New York-based playwright originally from the sunny state of Florida where many of her plays are set. Ugly Lies the Bone is the winner of the 2014 Newman/Woodward Drama Award. The play was developed at the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center as part of their 50th Anniversary Season and had a workshop production this past fall at Fordham University. The play was also chosen for Roundabout Theater Company's Underground Reading Series, Premiere Stages New Play Contest, Florida Studio Theater's New Play Festival, and The Great Plains Theater Conference as a Play Lab selection. More recently, Lindsey was granted the 2015 Emerging Writer's commission from South Coast Repertory. Her work has been developed/performed at Atlantic Theater Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, 3LD Art and Technology Center, Manhattan Repertory Theater, and The Marilyn Monroe Theater in New York. Her work has been seen regionally at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, The Alliance Theater in Georgia, The Blank Theater in LA, and The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. She was a 2014 Kendeda Playwright with the Alliance Theater. Ferrentino is a recipient of the Edward Albee Playwriting Fellowship and Residency as well as The Blue Ridge Summer Theater Festival’s Playwriting Fellowship. Her short stories have been published in New York magazine and Aaduna Literary Magazine. She holds a BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, an MFA in playwriting from Hunter College, and is currently pursuing a second master's degree in playwriting at the Yale School of Drama. lindseyferrentino.com

PATRICIA MCGREGOR (Director) is a Harlem-based director, writer and deviser of new work. She recently directed the New York premiere of Brownsville Song: B-Side for Tray at LCT3, and the world premiere of Will Power’s Stagger Lee at Dallas Theatre Center. Her production of Adoration of an Old Woman by José Rivera was produced at INTAR Theatre, and her recent production of Marcus Gardley’s The House That Will Not Stand transferred from Berkeley Rep to Yale Repertory Theatre in Winter 2014. Patricia’s other recent credits include The Mountaintop at Philadelphia Theatre Company, Spunk at California Shakespeare Theatre, and the world premiere of Hurt Village at Signature Theatre Center. As Associate Director of Fela! on Broadway, Patricia coached Patti LaBelle in the role of Funmailayo. Patricia has worked at venues including NYSF Shakespeare in the Park, BAM, Second Stage, The Public Theater, The Kitchen, The O'Neill, and the Lincoln Center Institute. She co-founded Angela's Pulse with her sister, choreographer Paloma McGregor. Angela's Pulse creates vital choreoplays and fosters collaboration among artists, educators, organizers, academics and other diverse communities. Patricia attended the Yale School of Drama where she was a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow and Artistic Director of the Yale Cabaret.

TIM BROWN (Set Design) designed sets and projections for Yale Rep, Harlem Stage, Redhouse Arts Center, Astoria PAC, and Connecticut Rep. Assistant designer for Driving Miss Daisy and Macbeth (Broadway) and productions at The Public, Signature Theatre, 2nd Stage, and New York Theatre Workshop. He’s been featured in American Theatre and Opera America Magazines. He is a graduate of Yale School of Drama and teaches scenic design at University of Connecticut.
 
DEDE AYITE (Costume Design) Select work: Marie Antoinette (Steppenwolf Theatre); Toast, Urban Retreat, Manahatta and Hollow Roots (The Public); The Blood Quilt, Five Guys Named Moe (Arena Stage); Stagger Lee (Dallas Theatre Center); The CA Lyons Project (Alliance Theatre); brownsville song (b-side for tray) (LCT3); Raisin in the Sun (CalShakes Theater); Kurt Metzger (Comedy Central); "Fox Shortcoms" (FOX Network); "COPPER Project" (Improv Everywhere /BBC America). MFA: Yale School of Drama.

JIYOUN CHANG (Lighting Design) Recent work: I Promised Myself to Live Faster directed by Dan Rothenberg (Humana Festival 2015, FringeArts Philadelphia). Other Credits: Two Rivers Theatre, Lincoln Center Theatre LCT3, BAM Fisher, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Signature Theatre, Triad Stage, Public Theatre, The Play Company, Guggenheim Museum, Carnegie Hall. OBIE Award Special Citation in Lighting Design for The World Is Round. MFA in Design at Yale School of Drama. jiyounchang.com

JESSICA PAZ (Sound Design) Broadway: Associate Designer of Fela! (Off-Broadway, Broadway, The National Theatre in London, Lagos, Nigeria, both U.S. National Tours). Off-Broadway: A Sucker EmCee and The Muscles in Our Toes (LAByrinth); Becoming Dr. Ruth (Westside Theater); Looking for the Pony (Vital Theater); Women Beware Women (Red Bull Theater); Stretch (New Georges). Regional/Touring: Legally Blonde and 9 to 5 The Musical (North Shore Music Theater); SCKBSTD (Virginia Stage Co).

CAITE HEVNER KEMP (Projections) New York based scenic and projection designer. New York: Tail! Spin!, Lynn Redgrave Theater; Parade, Avery Fisher Hall; My Mother Has 4 Noses, the Duke on 42nd Street; Game Play, Ars Nova; Tales from My Parents’ Divorce, The Civilians. Regional: Arena Stage, Guthrie Theater, Cleveland Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse, 5th Avenue Theatre; People’s Light, Playmakers Rep, Round House Theater, Marin Theatre Company. Wingspace Theatrical Design. caitekemp.com

VINCENT T. SCHICCHI & THOMAS DENIER JR. (Prosthetics). Vincent's credits include key makeup: Amazing Spiderman 2, The Smurfs, effects for “Nurse Jackie,” The Heat. Broadway: Beauty and the Beast, Cyrano (Kevin Kline), designer for The Woman In White. Tom's credits include makeup for Noah, effects for "The Americans," "The Good Wife," After.Life. Broadway: Supervisor for The Pillowman. Since teaming up, credits include effects for Forever, Happyish, Flesh and Bone, "The Affair," Spy and the upcoming Ghostbusters.
 
COOKIE JORDAN (Wig Design) Broadway: Side Show, After Midnight, Fela!, A View From the Bridge, South Pacific, Mother F…….#r with a Hat, The Library, King Lear, Neighbors (Public Theater) Liquid Plain, Hurt Village (Signature Theater), The Wiz (City Center), An Octoroon (Soho Rep). Side Show (La Jolla Playhouse) Side Show (Kennedy Center).