Skintight

Who's Who

WILL BRITTAIN (Trey). Will Brittain’s breakout performance was in the feature film A Teacher, featured at both the 2013 Sundance and SXSW film festivals. He will next be seen in director Michael Curtis Johnson’s true-crime drama Savage Youth, which premiered at the 2018 Slamdance Film Festival, and for which he won "Best Actor" at the Victoria Texas Independent Film Festival. Brittain recently wrapped production on Blow the Man Down, a female-led crime drama set in rural Maine; the Eli Roth-produced horror film, Haunt, directed by Scott Beck & Bryan Woods; the indie feature Clementine; and season three of the cult USA series “Colony.” He previously played the lead roles in Frederick Cipoletti’s contemporary dust bowl drama Desolate, and Tim Disney’s wildly imaginative William. He was last seen in Warner Bros' Kong: Skull Islandand Richard Linklater’s 80's baseball ensemble Everybody Wants Some!!. Will currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and dog. He is represented by The Gersh Agency and Fourward. 

STEPHEN CARRASCO (Jeff) is thrilled to be making his Roundabout Debut! A veteran of seven Broadway shows, Stephen grew up in Okemos, Michigan before receiving a BFA from Syracuse University. On Broadway, Stephen has appeared in Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fiddler on the Roof, Kinky Boots, Ghost, Billy Elliot and White Christmas. His other NY credits include Superman (Encores!), Music in the Air (Encores!) and Guys and Dolls at Carnegie Hall. He also appeared in the national tours of Kinky Boots and Young Frankenstein. On Television, Stephen has performed on The Today Show, The View, The Tony Awards and The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Follow Stephen on Instagram (@StephenCarrasco) or by visiting www.StephenCarrasco.com.

ELI GELB (Benjamin Cullen). Theatre: How My Grandparents Fell in Love (Ensemble Studio Theatre), The Twenty-seventh Man at The Old Globe (opposite Hal Linden, directed by Barry Edelstein), Ruth (Alex Borinsky, EST/Sloan Workshop), The North Pool (Rajiv Joseph, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), The Thickness of Skin (The Barrow Group). Film & TV: The Squid and the WhaleHoly Rollers, The Newsroom (HBO), Not Fade Away (David Chase), Indignation (James Schamus). Proud member of Ensemble Studio Theatre.

CYNTHIA MACE (Orsolya), an award-winning actress, was recently seen Off-Broadway in The Mint Theatre’s Production of The Irish short plays The Suitcase Under the Bed, and Nightingale  (Manhattan Theatre Club) as standby for Lynn Redgrave. She was awarded the 2005 Back Stage Garland Circle Award for Lead Performance for The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre and in 1992 was awarded with her fellow cast the Drama-Logue Award for Ensemble Performance for Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre where she originated the role of Harper. Her other regional theatre credits include: Sideways directed by Des McAnuff (La Jolla Playhouse), The Nurse in Romeo & Juliet (Yale Rep), The Autumn Garden (Williamstown Theatre Festival). She starred Opposite Lynn Redgrave in The Mandrake Root (San Jose Rep) and The Importance of Being Earnest (Papermill Playhouse). Her recent Television Guest credits include: Netflix’s "Mindhunter," Netflix’s "The OA," "Kevin Can Wait," "Younger," "Blue Bloods," and The Movie of The Week Ice Boundopposite Susan Sarandon. Her numerous film credits include: HBO’s & Weapons of Mass Distraction, Blast from the Past, Bogus and Fearless with Jeff Bridges. Cynthia is a graduate of The Colorado College BA cum laude and Circle in the Square Theatre School.

IDINA MENZEL (Jodi Isaac). Tony Award-winning icon Idina Menzel has a diverse career that traverses stage, film, television and music. Menzel’s voice can be heard as Elsa in Disney’s global box office smash Frozen, in which she sings the film’s Oscar-winning song “Let It Go,” and in the follow-up short, Frozen Fever. After Menzel’s performance of the multi-platinum song at the 86th annual Academy Awards, she made history as the first person with both a Billboard Top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting. Menzel capped 2016 with the release of her fifth solo studio album idina. She was most recently seen in Lifetime’s remake of Beaches, which premiered January 2017, in which she portrays the role of ‘CC,’ made famous by Bette Midler. Garnering huge critical acclaim, Menzel reached superstardom on Broadway with her Tony Award-winning performance as ‘Elphaba,’ the misunderstood green girl in the blockbuster Wicked, and in her Tony-nominated role as Maureen’ in the Pulitzer Prize winning Rent. Menzel’s most recent Broadway role as ‘Elizabeth’ in the original production If/Then earned her a third Tony nomination. Other notable projects include Glee and Disney’s Enchanted. In addition to cast albums, Menzel’s prolific recording career includes the solo albums I Stand, Here and Still I Can’t Be Still. Her first-ever Christmas album Holiday Wishes, released October 2014 on Warner Bros. Records, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Holiday Albums chart, broke into the top 10 on Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and received rave reviews. Menzel received the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award at Billboard’s annual Women in Music event the same year. Philanthropy is also important to Menzel, who co-founded the A BroaderWay Foundation in 2010. This organization is dedicated to offering girls from underserved communities an outlet for self-expression and creativity through arts-centered programs. The emphasis is on building self-esteem, developing leadership qualities and striving for personal and social achievement. In 2014, Menzel was recognized as one of Variety Magazine’s Power of Women honorees for her work with the organization. For more information on A BroaderWay, visit abroaderway.org. For more information, please visit idinamenzel.com. Photo: Warner Bros Records.

JACK WETHERALL (Elliot Isaac). Roles: title role, The Elephant Man (Broadway); originated Mario in Tamara (Park Ave Armory); Warwick, Henry VI (TFANA); many roles with The Talking Band (La Mama). Regional: Prospero, Pericles, Macbeth, Richard II, Orsino, Mercutio, Berowne, Cyrano, Shotover, Jack Absolute, Orestes, Lopakhin, Valmont, Oscar Wilde, Edward in Retreat from Moscow, Lyman in Other Desert Cities, Angus in Morning After Grace and Henslowe in Shakespeare in Love. Drama-Logue awards: Dionysus, The Bacchae and Jack Tanner, Man and Superman. Stratford, Canada (Robin Phillips, Artistic Director): Henry V; Orlando, As You Like It and Konstantin, The Seagull (opposite Dame Maggie Smith). Television: Vic on “Queer as Folk." On faculty at Stella Adler Studio and also steers THE SHAKESPEARE LAB in NYC.

PAUL EMILE (u/s Trey, Benjamin, Jeff). Roundabout Theatre debut. Theater: Mary Stuart (Folger Theater), The Good Muslim (Ensemble Studio Theater), Red(Hangar Theater), Titus Andronicus (The Humanist Project), The Merchant of Venice (Saratoga Shakespeare Company), The Bear (Moscow Art Theater). Film/TV/Web: The Judge (Warner Brothers) and I Don’t Make the Rules (HSU Box). Graduate of Skidmore College. 

BERNIE SHEREDY (u/s Elliot Isaac). La Cage Aux Folles (National Broadway Tour). Off-Broadway: Dinah Was (Gramercy Theatre); Waiting for Lefty (Blue Light Theatre Co. at CSC); The Woodsman (World Premiere, Actors Studio). Regional: Thief River (Guthrie); Snow Falling on Cedars (CenterStage); Mary Zimmerman’sPericles and Michael Kahn’s Lorenzaccio (Shakespeare Theatre of Washington DC); Wendy Goldberg’s The Chosen and Jon Jory’s The Clean House (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Eliot Ness… In Cleveland (Denver Center). TV: “Law and Order,” “Law & Order: C.I.,” “Remember WENN.” Film: Meet the Parents. MFA, Yale Drama School.

CARLY STREET (u/s Jodi, Orsolya). Broadway: Brief Encounter, Old Times, Marvin’s Room (Roundabout), Clybourne Park (Walter Kerr). Regional: Twelfth Night (Pittsburgh Public), The Nest (Denver Centre), Dead Accounts (Cincinninati Playhouse). Toronto: Heisenberg, Venus in Fur, Intimate Apparel (National Premieres, Canadian Stage Company), Midsummer (Tarragon Theatre), The Lord of the Rings (Mirvish) and three seasons with The Stratford Festival of Canada. Recipient of the Dora Award, Theatre Critics Award, and Broadway World Award.

JOSHUA HARMON (Playwright). Joshua Harmon's play Bad Jews received its world premiere at Roundabout Underground, transferred to the Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre, and has since become one of the most produced plays in the United States. International productions include Australia, Canada, Germany, Israel, South Africa and London's West End, following sell-out runs at Theatre Royal Bath and the St. James. Other plays include Significant Other, which had its world premiere at Roundabout and opened on Broadway in Spring 2017, and Ivanka, which had readings at theatres across the country on Election Eve 2016. Fellowships from MacDowell, Atlantic Center for the Arts and NNPN. Joshua’s next two plays will receive their world premieres in the 2017-2018 season, including Skintight at Roundabout. He is a graduate of Juilliard and under commission from Manhattan Theatre Club.

DANIEL AUKIN (Director). Daniel Aukin’s recent work includes Dan Lefranc's Rancho Viejo, the Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's Fool for Love (MTC), Melissa James Gibson’s Placebo (Playwrights’ Horizons), The Fortress of Solitude (Dallas Theater Center & The Public Theatre), Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews (Roundabout), Melissa James Gibson’s What Rhymes With America (The Atlantic), Sam Shepard’s Heartless (Signature), Amy Herzog’s 4000 Miles (Lincoln Center Theatre), Marius von Mayenburg’s The Ugly One (Soho Rep), Itamar Moses’ Back Back Back (MTC), Arthur Miller’s A View From The Bridge (Arena Stage) and Elmer Rice’s The Adding Machine (La Jolla Playhouse). As Artistic Director of Soho Rep (1998–2006) premieres of new work include Mark Schultz’s Everything Will Be Different, Melissa James Gibson’s Suitcase and [sic], Mac Wellman’s Cat’s-Paw, Quincy Long’s The Year Of The Baby and Maria Irene Fornes’ Molly’s Dream.

LAUREN HELPERN (Set Design). Roundabout: Bad Jews. Broadway: Voices in the Dark. Selected Off Broadway: 4000 Miles (LCT); Poor Behavior and The Model Apartment (Primary Stages); A Funny Thing…Sloan Kettering (MCC); Disgraced (LCT3); BUG (Barrow Street); WP Theatre, Atlantic, Playwrights Horizons, MTC, Rattlestick, Ars Nova, and Cherry Lane. Selected Regional: La Jolla Playhouse, Geffen Playhouse, South Coast Rep, Studio Theater, Arizona Theatre Company, Bucks County Playhouse, Huntington, Anchorage Opera, and several productions of Blue Man Group. Awards:  Lortel, Obie and Eddy.

JESS GOLDSTEIN (Costume Design). NY credits include Jersey BoysNewsiesOn the TownThe Rivals (Tony Award), Henry IV (Tony nomination), The Merchant of Venice (Tony nomination), Proof, Love! Valour! Compassion!Take Me OutHow I Learned to DriveThe Most Happy FellaTintypes, Buried Child and many shows for Roundabout including The Mineola Twins (Lortel and Hewes awards). Opera designs include Il Trittico for the Metropolitan Opera and for film, most notably A Walk on the Moon. 2015 recipient of TDF’s Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award. www.jess-goldstein.com

PAT COLLINS (Lighting Design). New York (Broadway, Off-Broadway): Orphans, Good People, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Sight Unseen, Doubt (Tony nomination), Proof, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Once Upon a Mattress, An American Daughter, The Heidi Chronicles, A Delicate Balance, The Sisters Rosensweig, I’m Not Rappaport (Tony Award), Execution of Justice (Drama Desk Award), Ain’t Misbehavin’, Death and the King’s Horseman, A Threepenny Opera(Tony nomination), Then Unknowns and others. Off-Broadway: A Life in the Theater, Rose’s Dilemma, Burn This, Occupant, A Woman in Mind, From Up Here, Fulfillment Center and others.

ERIC SHIMELONIS (Sound Design & Original Compositions) is thrilled to be making is Roundabout debut. Off-Broadway: World premiere of Sam Shepard's HeartlessFuerza Bruta, Ethan Coen's Almost An Evening, Adam Rapp's The Hallway Trilogy (Drama Desk Award nomination) and Essential Self Defense (Lucille Lortel Award nomination). Film: Winter Passing, International Falls. www.shimelonis.com

LUC VERSCHUEREN (Hair & Wig Design). Broadway: Carousel, Three Tall Women, Farinelli and the King, Meteor Shower, Hello Dolly!; Groundhog Day, The Front Page; The Crucible, Misery, Sylvia, Betrayal, Les Misérables, Spider-Man. West End/Broadway: Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Les Liaisons Dangereueses, Matilda, Ghost, Billy Elliot. West End: Funny Girl, The Master Builder, Gypsy, The Bodyguard. Film/TV: “The Americans,” “House of Cards,” “Orange Is The New Black.”

JILL CORDLE (Production Stage Manager). Broadway: Six Degrees of Separation, The Cherry Orchard, Blackbird, The Gin Game, The Audience, The Realistic Joneses, Betrayal, Picnic, Death of a Salesman, Jerusalem, God of Carnage, November, The Odd Couple, Glengarry Glen Ross, Reckless, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, True West, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Art. National tours: Cats, Catskills on Broadway. Proud Equity member since 1988. Best credits: Emma and Henry. Jill is married to a fellow Broadway stage manager, Ira Mont.

CHRISTOPHER KEE ANAYA-GORMAN (Assistant Stage Manager). Broadway: Mean Girls, The Father, The Gin Game. National tours: Aladdin. Regional favorites: Jagged Little Pill at A.R.T, Evita at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, The Importance of Being Earnest and Man of La Mancha at Shakespeare Theatre Company, La Cage Aux Folles and Mame at Goodspeed Musicals. BFA from the University of Arizona. Thanks to Jill and Seth!