OFF BROADWAY PRODUCTION
By WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Directed by MICHAEL SEXTON
OCT 18 - NOV 20, 2016
ABOUT THE CAST
Red Bull Theater: Tis Pity She’s A Whore. Off-Broadway: Tamburlaine The Great, Much Ado About Nothing (TFANA); Henry V (Title role, The Acting Company at The New Victory Theater), The Subject Was Roses, The Misanthrope (Pearl Theatre). Regional: Guthrie: 12 productions, including the world premiere of The Great Gatsby. Others: La Jolla Playhouse, Shakespeare Theatre Co., Seattle Rep., HVSF, Arden, Westport, Chautauqua, and more. Awards: Presidential Scholar in the Arts, Ivey Award for writing/performing The Comedian’s Tragedy, Emery Battis Award for Acting from The Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC.
Broadway: China Doll (with Al Pacino). Off-Broadway: Two Gentlemen of Verona, (Fiasco at TFANA/Folger, Helen Hayes Award Winner), Fashions For Men (Mint Theater), Julius Caesar (The Acting Company), The Seagull (New York Classical Theatre), Walled In & Manifest Destiny (creator/performer, Frances Black Projects producer.) Regional: Folger, Guthrie, Asolo, Franklin Stage, Fulton, Great River Shakespeare Festival, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Television: “Person of Interest,” “Blackbox.” Adjunct Faculty at NYU.
Off-Off Broadway: Romeo & Juliet (Wheelhouse Theater Co), Power Couple (Ars Nova Ant Fest), The Broken Record (New York Times Critics Pick, FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award). Regional: This World in a Woman's Hands (Shotgun Players), ...and Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi (Cutting Ball Theater), Twelfth Night (African-American Shakespeare Co), Intimate Apparel (Alter Theater). NYU: Three Sisters, A Free Man of Color, The Mother Fucker with the Hat, 5 Days till Saturday. TV: "Elementary." Training: Rebecca is a recent graduate of the NYU Graduate Acting Program, MFA. @smangayahart
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Off-Broadway: Wit (Vivian Bearing). Regional: Medea (Medea) and Mary Stuart (Elizabeth) (Pittsburgh Public). Cherry Orchard (Raynevskya, Yale Repertory Theatre), The Tempest (Prospero), All My Sons (Kate), Cherry Orchard (Raynevskya, Chautauqua Theatre); The Lion In Winter (Eleanor, NJ Shakespeare). UK: Twelfth Night (Olivia), Othello (Desdemona), Merchant Of Venice (Portia), Wild Oats (Lady Amaranth) (RSC). West End: Man & Superman (Ann Whitfield), In Praise of Love (Lydia). Film: Last Days of Chez Nous (Australian Oscar for Best Actress); Sunday (Best Film Sundance 1997). In 2015 Lisa was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to drama.
Off-Broadway: Tamburlaine the Great, Notes from Underground (TFANA); House For Sale (Transport Group), The Last Will (Abingdon Theatre), Built (59E59). Regional: Yale Repertory Theatre, American Repertory Theater (IRNE Nomination), La Jolla Playhouse, Shakespeare Theatre Co. DC, Westport Country Playhouse, Two River Theater, Shakespeare & Company, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Denver Center Theatre, Wilma, Theatre de la Jeune Lune. Television: “Billions,” “Madam Secretary,” “Quantico.” Film: Otto + Anna, Mail Order Wife. Training: MFA, American Repertory Theater at Harvard University.
Theatre: Othello, The Tempest, Titus Andronicus, Macbeth, Agamemnon, Electra, King Lear (Stratford Festival); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare Theatre Company), Pericles, Julius Caesar (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); Father Comes Home From The Wars Parts I, II & III, Raisin in the Sun (Soulpepper Theatre); Lord of the Rings (Mirvish Productions). Television: “Ties That Bind” (series lead), “The Listener,” “Flashpoint,” “Sea Wolf” (miniseries), “Ice Twisters” (TV movie), “Stargate SG-1.” Training: BFA Acting (University of Alberta); Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre.
Broadway: Cabaret, Macbeth, The Farnsworth Invention, The Coast of Utopia, Julius Caesar, Henry IV, The Invention of Love, Sam Mendes Bridge Project (Years 1 & 2). Stratford Shakespeare Festival: The Homecoming, Henry V (Henry). Off-Broadway: The Glass Cage, Echoes of the War (Mint Theatre), Philoktetes (La Mama), Regional: Westport Country Playhouse, Hartford Stage, T.U.T.S., Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Old Globe Theatre, Alley Theatre. Television: "I Love You But I Lied,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “Law & Order SVU,” "Welcome To New York.” Training: MFA, The Old Globe Theatre, San Diego.
NYC: Uncle Vanya (Target Margin), Einstein's Dreams, Hamlet, Say you Love Satan. Regional: The Wedding Gift, Pen/Men/Ship (CATF); Othello (Cape Fear), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Actors Theatre Louisville), Member of the Wedding (Westport); Piano Lesson, Richard II (Yale Rep), The Tempest (Nebraska Shakespeare); Twelfth Night (Hamptons Shakespeare), Train to 2010 (Crossroads), Fabulation (People’s Light), Peter Pan (Intiman), Hamlet (Actor’s Shakespeare Project), Clybourne Park (Hangar). TV: “Law & Order SVU,” “Bill Nye the Science Guy.” Film: Eden, Proud, On the Outs. Awards: Fox Fellow Recipient. Training: BFA Cornish; MFA, Yale.
Red Bull Theater: The Duchess of Malfi. Broadway: Casa Valentina, Time to Kill, Spring Awakening, Cyrano De Bergerac, Spider-Man, Man for All Seasons, The Grinch, Julius Caesar, Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Kentucky Cycle. NYC: Hadestown (NYTW), Cymbeline (Central Park), Sound of Music (Carnegie Hall), Christmas Carol (MSG), Richard II (Public). Regional: Associate Artist of Old Globe and Shakespeare Theater. DC: Cyrano, Malvolio, Coriolanus, Prospero, Iago, Macbeth. TV: “Good Wife,” “ Elementary,” “Flesh and Bone,” "Person of Interest," "Blacklist," “Law & Order SVU." Awards: Matador, Princess Grace Statue, Helen Hayes, William Shakespeare, Craig Noel, Joseph Jefferso Utah Governor’s Medal for the Arts. www.patrickpageonline.com
Red Bull Theater: The Witch of Edmonton, Volpone. Broadway: Seminar. Off Broadway: The Comedy of Errors (Public Theater), Uncle Vanya (u/s, Soho Rep); Catch-22 (Lucille Lortel), All Eyes and Ears (INTAR). NYC: Enfrascada (Clubbed Thumb), Sousepaw (FringeNYC), AliceGraceAnon (New Georges). Regional: Huntington Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Shakespeare Theatre, Hartford Stage, Barrington Stage, Actors Theatre of Louisville, others. Television: “The Family,” “Elementary,” “Nunsense,” “With Friends Like These,” “Just Cause 3.” Film: Maggie Black, Notes on Being Young. Awards: CCC Award, NYIT and IRNE nominations. Training: MFA, NYU Graduate Acting Program.
Theater: Much Ado About Nothing (RADA Summer), Cymbeline, Fair Em the Miller’s Daughter (American Shakespeare Ctr Summer), The Lost Girl (Keen Teens). Staged Readings: The Taming of the Shrew, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Much Ado About Nothing, Firebirds. Awards: Donmar/St. Ann’s Warehouse NYC One Take Shakespeare Competition (Best Performance), NYC English-Speaking Union’s National Shakespeare Competition (Finalist). Training: RADA, Red Bull Theater, The Public, Shakespeare & Co, American Shakespeare Center.
Red Bull Theater: Volpone. Broadway: Angels in America (two Tony and two Drama Desk Awards), A View from the Bridge, Electra, James Joyce’s The Dead (Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards, Tony nom), Our Town, Spring Awakening, Velocity of Autumn. Off-Broadway: Hamlet, Love! Valour! Compassion (Obie Award), The Seagull, The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide…, An Iliad (Lucille Lortel and Obie Awards, Drama Desk nomination), Troilus and Cressida, A Man's a Man, As You Like It. Regional: Love’s Labor’s Lost (The Old Globe) Film: Milk, Lincoln, Rubber. Television: “Royal Pains,” "24," "Desperate Housewives," “The Knick,” "ER," "Alias."