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RACHEL BROSNAHAN (Dixie Evans). A recent graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Rachel is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut in The Big Knife. She was last seen on stage in UP at the Steppenwolf Theatre, where she was recognized by the Chicago Tribune as one of “Chicago’s Rising Stars". She went on to star alongside Bernadette Peters in the recently released Coming Up Roses and guest-starred on various television series including "Mercy", "Gossip Girl", "In Treatment", "CSI: Miami" and "The Good Wife". The young actress has a recurring role on "House of Cards", David Fincher and Kevin Spacey's highly anticipated new series for Netflix, which premieres February 1. Rachel recently co-starred opposite Emma Thompson, Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis and Emmy Rossum in Beautiful Creatures, the upcoming Warner Brothers release based on the best-selling series of young adult novels and is currently preparing for a guest-starring role on "Grey's Anatomy". 


BOBBY CANNAVALE (Charlie Castle) made his Broadway debut in Theresa Rebeck’s Mauritius, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award®.  He was most recently seen in The Motherfucker With The Hat for which he was also Tony nominated and received rave reviews in the 2005 Off-Broadway revival of Hurlyburly. On television Cannavale won an Emmy Award® for his performance as Will’s boyfriend on NBC’s “Will & Grace.” Television appearances include HBO’s “Six Feet Under,” the ABC comedy series “Cupid” and he is currently co-starring this season on “Nurse Jackie.” This fall Cannavale joins the cast of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” Film credits include The Station Agent, (Audience Award Sundance Film Festival; SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture;) The Other Guys, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, Diminished Capacity, Fast Food Nation, The Night Listener and most recently, Win Win. He also appears in the upcoming films Parker opposite Jennifer Lopez and Lovelace. 


MARIN IRELAND (Marion Castle). Broadway: reasons to be pretty (Theatre World Award, Drama League nomination, Tony nomination), After Miss Julie. Off-Broadway: In the Wake (Public), Three Sisters (Classic Stage), A Lie of the Mind (New Group, Outer Critics nom), Blasted (Soho Rep), Cyclone (Studio Dante, 2006 OBIE for Performance); Maple and Vine (Playwrights Horizons); The Beebo Brinker Chronicles (4th Street, 37 Arts), Bad Jazz (The Play Company); The Ruby Sunrise (Public Theater); The Harlequin Studies (Signature); The Triple Happiness (Second Stage); Manuscript (Daryl Roth); Fighting Words (Underwood); Savannah Bay (Classic Stage); Where We’re Born (Rattlestick); the title role in Sabina (Primary Stages); Far Away and Nocturne (both at New York Theatre Workshop). Royal Court’s American tour of Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis. Wooster Group/RSC co-production of Troilus and Cressida. Regional work includes Marie Antoinette (Yale Rep), Mauritius (Huntington Theater), Heartbreak House (Goodman), Uncle Vanya (Lake Lucille). Film/TV: “Homeland”, "Boss" “The Killing”,“Law & Order” trifecta, Mildred Pierce (HBO), “Good Wife”, “Gifted Man”, “The Following", I Am Legend, The Understudy, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, 28 Hotel Rooms, Hope Springs, others.


BILLY EUGENE JONES (Russell). Broadway: The Mountaintop, Passing Strange, Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean, A Raisin in the Sun. Off Broadway: The Jammer (Atlantic Theatre Company), In the Footprint/The Battle Over Atlantic Yards (The Civilians), Three Sisters, Waiting for Godot (Classical Theatre of Harlem). Regional: The Good Negro (The Goodman Theatre), Stick Fly (Arena Stage/Huntington Theatre), Death of a Salesman, Richard II, Breath, Boom! (Yale Repertory Theatre), Spunk (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Othello (California Shakespeare Festival), Jitney, A Christmas Carol (Alliance Theatre), Gee's Bend, Blood Divided (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Hamlet, Guys and Dolls, The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, All's Well That Ends Well, Avenue X, Ohio Tip-Off, My Children, My Africa! (Dallas Theater Center), Henry IV parts 1 and 2, Macbeth, Twelfth Night (Shakespeare Festival of Dallas). Graduate of Yale School of Drama. 


RICHARD KIND (Marcus Hoff). Broadway: The Producers; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Sly Fox; The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife. Sondheim’s Bounce! (Goodman Theatre and Kennedy Center). Candide (New York City Opera at Lincoln Center); Romance, The Lady in Question and Rough Crossing (Bay Street Theatre); Once in a Lifetime (Guthrie Theatre); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, The Big Knife, The Front Page (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Power Failure (Actor’s Studio Free Theatre Co.); The Seagull (Matrix Theatre); The Second City in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles; Working, All in the Timing, Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight, 12 Angry Men, and Synergy (LA Theatre Works). Film: Argo, Hereafter, A Serious Man, The Visitor, The Grand, The Wild, Cars, Spymate, The Station Agent, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, A Bug’s Life, Johns, Stargate, Clifford, Mr. Saturday Night, All-American Murder, Hacks, and Tom and Jerry. Television: “Luck, Spin City,” “Mad About You,” “Head Cases,” “Carol Burnett & Co.”, “Blue Skies,” “A Whole New Ballgame,” “Scrubs,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Stargate Atlantis,” “Harry's Law.” 


C.J. WILSON (Hank Teagle). Broadway: Glengarry Glen Ross, A Steady Rain, Festen, Henry IV, Long Day's Journey into Night, The Best Man. Off-Broadway: Medieval Play, The Lady from Dubuque (Signature), All-American (LCT 3), Happy Now? (Primary Stages, Lucille Lortel nom.), Offices, The Voysey Inheritance (Atlantic Theater), Race (Jewish Rep), Stop Kiss (Public). Regional: Berkshire Theatre Group, Shakespeare Theatre, Wilma, Old Globe, Williamstown, ACT in Seattle, McCarter, Acting Company. Film: The Magic of Belle Isle. Television: "The Americans," "Blue Bloods," "Brotherhood," "Pan Am," "Onion Sportsdome," "Without a Trace," " Third Watch," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: SVU," Law & Order: CI," "Ed." Fox Fellow. 
ANA REEDER (Connie Bliss). New York Theatre: Hedda Gabler, Top Girls, Sight Unseen (Broadway), Happy Hour (Atlantic Theatre Co.) Living Room in Africa (Edge Theatre Company) The Wooden Breeks (MCC), Small Tragedy (Playwrights Horizons, Obie award); Humble Boy, An Experiment with an Air Pump (MTC); The Time of the Cuckoo (Lincoln Center); Some Voices (The New Group); Killers and Other Family (Rattlestick Theatre); Maid (Lincoln Center Festival); Vera Laughed, Fire Eater, Suicide Weather (New York Stage & Film); Macbeth (The Public); Henry VIII (Delacorte Thea.), Hedda Gabler (New York Theatre Workshop); Radiance (LABrynth). London: The Distance from Here (Almeida Theatre). Regional Theatre: Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire, dir. by David Cromer (Williamstown), Nora in A Doll’s House (Long Wharf Theater), The Lady in Question, Night Season (Bay Street Thea.) Unusual Acts of Devotion (Phila. Thea. Co.) TV: HBO’s "You Don’t Know Jack," dir. by Barry Levinson, Carol Tobin in "Damages," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: SVU," "The Jury." Film: "Connie" in One for the Money, Homewrecker (aka The Locksmith,NEXT Film Award at Sundance 2010), Diary of a City Priest, Acts of Worship (Independent Spirit Award Nomination for Best Actress, Best Actress award Santa Barbara Film Festival), Marie and Bruce, and No Country for Old Men. BA: Middlebury College, MFA: NYU. .
REG ROGERS (Smiley Coy). Reg Rogers is pleased to work with Roundabout again where he performed in The Moliere Comedies as well as The Dazzle (OBIE and Lucille Lortel Awards) and Hurrah At Last, both by Richard Greenberg and both at The Gramercy Theater. Recent Broadway credits include A Free Man of Color directed by George C. Wolfe for Lincoln Center Theater and The Royal Family (Outer Critics Circle nomination), directed by Doug Hughes for Manhattan Theatre Club. Other New York credits include All’s Well That Ends Well and Measure For Measure for Shakespeare In The Park, The Pain and the Itch by Bruce Norris, Bach at Leipzig by Itamar Moses, Miss Julie, Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with The New York Philharmonic, Cellini in Cellini by John Patrick Shanley, and Holiday at The Circle In The Square (Tony and Drama Desk nominations). Television and film credits include “Friends,” “Law & Order,” “CSI,” “Lipstick Jungle,” “Miss Match,” “Attila” for USA, “GIA” for HBO, “Stone Cold,” “The Closer”, “Blue Bloods”, “Elementary”, Primal Fear, I Shot Andy Warhol, Runaway Bride, I’ll Take You There, Get Well Soon, The Photographer, Analyze That, Igby Goes Down, Four Lane Highway, Sing Now or Forever Hold Your Peace, Lovely by Surprise, and Little Girl Blue. Reg just finished filming El Cielo Es Azul for Director Andrew Fierberg and starts work in January on the film Fred and Elsa, with Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer. He will next be seen on “The Americans”, a new show for FX.
JOEY SLOTNICK (Buddy Bliss) is an ensemble member of Chicago’s Tony Award winning Lookingglass Theatre Company where he has performed in many productions. Joey will be making his Broadway debut in The Big Knife for Roundabout Theatre Company. He has also originated roles at The Goodman and has worked at Steppenwolf. In New York theatre, he was in 10 X 25, at The Atlantic, The New York Idea directed by Mark Brokaw, Ethan Coen’s Offices directed by Neil Pepe and Coen’s world premiere play Almost An Evening off-Broadway at The Theatres at 45 Bleecker Street following a sold-out extended run at The Atlantic. Other New York credits include Romance (Bay Street), The Cartells (Comix), Nicky Silver’s The Altruists (The Vineyard). Joey was recently in his third Ethan Coen world premiere play: Happy Hour for The Atlantic Theatre Company. He is probably most recognized for his series regular roles on “Boston Public” (Fox) and “The Single Guy” (NBC). Joey had a recurring role on the FX Series “NIP/TUCK,” where he played a drug-addicted plastic surgeon. He has guest starred on numerous television shows including “Psych,” “Boston Legal,” “The Office,” “Medium,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Entourage.” In feature film, Joey portrayed computer industry pioneer, Steve Wozniak, in The Pirates of Silicone Valley. His most recent features include, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Too Big to Fail, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, Elevator as well as The Dictator with Sasha Baron Cohen.
BRENDA WEHLE (Patty Benedict) now divides her time between Los Angeles and New York. Brenda Wehle was born in Washington, D.C., the third of six children of a Career Military Officer and his wife. The family moved frequently, and by age 18 she had lived in 4 countries, 5 states and attended 8 different schools. The family's longest stay was three years in Paris, France, with other years spent in Germany, Virginia, Oklahoma, Washington State, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. She received her B.A in French Literature, followed by an M.A. in Speech and Drama from Catholic University of America. In 1980 she received her Equity Card along with Allison Janney, while both played faeries in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream starring Carol Kane and Graham Beckel. Card in hand she worked across the country in numerous regional theaters, including Seattle Rep, Baltimore Center Stage, The Philadelphia Company, Santa Fe, and Hartford Stage. In 1987, at the invitation of Garland Wright (Artistic Director of The Guthrie Theater) she moved to Minneapolis to join his Acting Company, where she worked with exceptional designers and directors on over 35 productions. Among these were directors Les Waters, Robert Woodruff, Lucian Pintilie, Bartlett Sher, and Garland Wright; designers Doug Stein, James F. Ingalls, Ann Hould Ward, Susan Hilferty and John Arnone. In 1997 Ms. Wehle moved to Los Angeles and began her first on camera work, including recurring roles on "Party of Five" and "Malcolm In The Middle," along with film work like Soldier with Kurt Russell and American Beauty directed by Sam Mendes. During that time she also appeared in the Broadway productions Come Back, Little Sheba with S. Epatha Merkeson; Pygmalion, starring Jefferson Mays, Boyd Gaines and Clare Danes (Roundabout); and with Kate Burton and Boyd Gaines at Lincoln Center in The Grand Manner, directed by Mark Lamos. She won her first OBIE award performing the role of Celia in Talking Heads, directed by Michael Engler at the Minetta Lane Theater, and worked over a two year stretch of time in New York and Europe rehearsing and appearing in Peter Sellars production of The Children Of Herakles. She was most recently seen in New York as Clio in Tony Kushner's 2011 The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with A Key To The Scriptures, directed by Michael Greif, a part for which she was awarded her second OBIE. She is currently working on Akiva Goldsman's film adaptation of Winter's Tale with Colin Farrell, and will next be seen on screen in Kill Your Darlings, a 2013 Sundance film starring Daniel Radcliffe.  
CHIP ZIEN (Nat Danziger). Chip Zien created the central role of the Baker in Sondheim/Lapine’s award-winning Into The Woods (L.A. Drama-Logue Award, Outer Critics nomination) and also created the role of Mendel in William Finn’s highly acclaimed Falsettos. Most recently, he appeared in The Public Theater’s productions of The Twenty-Seventh Man and Into The Woods (at the Delacorte). He was recently seen on B'way in The People In The Picture, in Mike Nichols' The Country Girl, and as Thenardier in the revival of Les Miserables. Other Broadway credits include, Tommy Tune’s Grand Hotel, The Boys From Syracuse, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, All Over Town directed by Dustin Hoffman and The Suicide with Derek Jacobi. Mr. Zien began his long association with William Finn in the New York premier of In Trousers, at Playwrights Horizons and appeared thereafter in the original productions of March Of The Falsettos and Falsettoland. Mr. Zien also starred in the La Jolla reworking of Merrily We Roll Along (L.A. Drama-Logue Award). Among his many off-Broadway credits: Glenn Merzer’s Anonymous, Peter Parnell’s An Imaginary Life, Wendy Wasserstein’s Isn’t It Romantic (Drama Desk Nomination), Michael Weller’s Split and Moonchildren, Lanford Wilson’s Hot L Baltimore (both in NY and LA’s Mark Taper Forum), Allan Ginsburg’s Kaddish, as well as Finn’s A New Brain (Drama Desk Nomination), Diamonds, the Ashman/Menken Real Life Funnies, and the hit revue Tuscaloosa’s Calling Me. On TV, Mr. Zien was a series regular on “The Caroline Rhea Show,” “Almost Perfect” (CBS), “Now And Again” (CBS), “Deadline” (NBC), “Shell Game” (CBS), “Love, Sidney” (NBC), and “Reggie” (ABC). His various film roles include the voice of the infamous Howard The Duck, as well as The Siege, Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Undead, United 93, Snake Eyes, Breakfast Of Champions, Dorothy Parker And The Vicious Circle, Grace Quigley with Katherine Hepburn, So Fine, Hello Again, House Of God, and The Rose. As a writer, Mr. Zien’s one man show Death In Ashtabula and a musical review with Deborah Abramson, et al. Travels With My Discontent were both developed and performed at The Barrington Stage. His project The History Of War, premiered in 2010 at NYMF. 
KATYA CAMPBELL (u/s Connie Bliss, Dixie Evans). Mauritius (MTC, u/s) Recall, Fisheye (Colt Coeur), Vertebrae (@NYTW),Three Days of Rain, Matt and Ben (Amphibian), 27 Wagons Full of Cotton (EST). Film/TV: Archaeology of a Woman, Small Outdoors, Crazy Glue, Crimson Mask, "Law and Order". MFA Rutgers.
LEE AARON ROSEN (u/s Charlie Castle, Smiley Coy). Broadway: The Normal Heart. Off-Broadway: Gabriel (Atlantic Theatre Company), The Lady From Dubuque (Signature Theatre). Regional: Williamstown, Westport Country Playhouse, Huntington Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Centerstage. TV: "The Big C," “Nurse Jackie,” “Damages,” “Person of Interest,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent." Film: Saving Private Ryan, Company K. MFA, NYU’s Graduate Acting Program.
 BAYLEN THOMAS (u/s Hank Teagle, Buddy Bliss, Russell). Roundabout: After the Fall Broadway: Merchant of Venice, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Coast of Utopia, Henry IV, King Lear. Off-Broadway: Twelfth Night. Film: The Beaver, The Namesake. TV: "The Good Wife," "Rubicon," "Life on Mars," "Law and Order".
MARK ZEISLER (u/s Nat Danziger, Marcus Hoff). Roundabout: A View from the Bridge. Broadway: Brooklyn Boy. Off Broadway: The Accomplices, Euryidice, Circle Mirror Transformation, The Sex Lives of Our Parents. Television: “The Americans,” “Blue Bloods,” “Pan Am,” “Rescue Me,” “Law and Order”. 
ERIKA ROLFSRUD (u/s Marion Castle, Patty Benedict). Roundabout debut. BROADWAY: Coast of Utopia, Rabbit Hole, Exit The King. OFF-BROADWAY: Electra In A One-Piece, Misalliance, Glory of Living, How I Learned to Drive, Love’s Fire, and more. REGIONAL: Various. TV: “Law & Order”, “Third Watch”, “NYC 22”.
CLIFFORD ODETS (Playwright). 1906–1963. In 1931, Odets began his career as an actor with The Group Theater, a New York company in which he was a founding member. He soon turned to writing, and his first play for the Group, Waiting for Lefty (1935), almost immediately launched him as the most celebrated American playwright of the 1930's. Lefty, as well as four other major Broadway productions in that decade, introduced theater audiences to subject matter and language that had never before been heard on the American stage. Odets’s work, spanning the three decades preceding his death in 1963, deeply influenced generations of American playwrights to follow. Among Odets’s other best-known plays are Awake and Sing, Paradise Lost, Golden Boy, Rocket to the Moon, Clash by Night, The Big Knife, The Country Girl and The Flowering Peach. Screenplay credits include The General Died at Dawn, None but the Lonely Heart, Humoresque, The Sweet Smell of Success, and Story on Page One. Film directing credits include None but the Lonely Heart and Story on Page One. Odets also directed the New York premieres of The Country Girl (1950) and The Flowering Peach (1954).
DOUG HUGHES (Director) has directed the Roundabout productions of Death Takes A Holiday, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, A Man For All Seasons, A Touch of the Poet and A Naked Girl on the Appian Way. He is currently in Dublin rehearsing Glengarry Glen Ross at the celebrated Gate Theatre. Hughes' most recent New York productions include Born Yesterday on Broadway at the Cort Theater and The Whipping Man off-Broadway at MTC’s Stage One. He serves as the Resident Director of Roundabout Theatre and has been awarded Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critic’s Circle, Lucille Lortel and Callaway Awards for his productions.