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John Lombardi

John Lombardi received his B.A. in Theatre from Roger Williams University, and his M.A. in Speech and Theatre from Montclair State University. Regional credits include Garfinkle in Other People's Money, Matt in Talley's Folly, Carew in Dr. Jeykll and Mr. Hyde and Peter Quince in A Midsummer's Night Dream. As a member of The New Jersey Repertory Company, John created the roles of Harry in Harry and Thelma in the Woods and Jack Blake in Slave Shack.

Douglas Scott Sorenson

Douglas Scott Sorenson most recently originated the role of Mark in the World Premiere of Cody Daigle's Providence. Other New York credits include: the revival of Wendy MacLeod's Sin (Abingdon Theatre), Women and Wallace (Space @ 24), Salome (Todo Con Nada), The Ridiculous Young Ladies (Random Arts), A Little Piece of the Sun (NY Fringe 02), Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse (Manhattan Children's Theatre), and Bitch Macbeth (Access Theatre), among others. Regional Theatre: The Whipping Man (Luna Stage Company), The Last Bridge, In Between & Celedine (George Street Playhouse), Romeo and Juliet & Lost in Yonkers (The Long Center), The Rimers of Eldrich & David and Lisa (The Monon Theatre), and Journey of Discovery (The National Theatre). Television and Film: The Naked Brothers Band, Upright Citizens Brigade, Snooze, Destroying the Gates, Mina Seward, Macbeth, Carefully and numerous commercial campaigns. Member: AEA / SAG / AFTRA

Al Mohrmann

Al was recently seen in Centenary Stage Company's Alice in Ireland and. Al was last heard there as the voice of Byron Weld, the ailing radio DJ in Park Your Car in Harvard Yard. In the Fall, Al appeared at Centenary as Prosecutor Smith in The Tillie Project. Al has been a working actor for the past twenty years. During that span he has worked in theatre, film, television, commercials, and industrial films. In January he completed an eight-week run of Big Boys, a play co-produced by the New Jersey Repertory Company and Playwright’s Theatre of New Jersey. In two earlier visits to NJ Rep., Al appeared as Jerry in the East Coast premiere of Maggie Rose, and as Fred in the world premiere of Till Morning Comes. Al has performed in a Murder Mystery while cruising down the Nile in Egypt, and in a wide variety of other Murder Mysteries in many exotic - and some not so exotic – locations around the world. Other favorite acting roles include Johnny in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune at the Gallery Players in Brooklyn; Barrymore in I Hate Hamlet at the Ozark Actor’s Theatre in Missouri; Artie in House of Blue Leaves at The Height’s Players in Brooklyn; Morrell in Candida at The Seventh Sign in NYC; and James in A Circle on the Cross at The Open Eye, also in NYC. Al has an MFA in Acting from Brandeis University (where he was also a Warner Teaching Fellow), and an MA in English Literature from the University of Michigan. Al would like to thank his wonderful wife Jessica, and his beautiful daughter Gillian, for letting him spend time at the theatre and play.

Philip Lynch

Philip (AEA) received his B.F.A. in Acting from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. His New York credits include Candide (78th Street Theatre Lab), Medea (Duality Playhouse), Boys in Bars (featuring Kevin Bacon), Flash, Adrift, and Sunday Morning. In Philadelphia, Philip starred in The Virgin Molly and When She Danced at the Wilma Theatre, Of Mice and Men at the Philadelphia Drama Guild, Don Juan, The Winters Tale, and Treasure Island at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, and played the lead in Live Long, Drink Juice, an independent film. Most recently, Philip was seen in NJ Rep's Main Stage production of Ends. In addition, he has appeared in staged readings of The Horrors of Doctor Moreau, Past Palpable, Maggots, For the Love Juliet, Strangers in the Night with Kelly Bishop, and Greytop in Love with Kim Hunter and Bob Emmett.

Burt Edwards

Burt appeared at NJ Rep in the mainstage productions of Piaf in Vienna and Immortal Interlude, as well as the staged readings of Immortal Interlude, The Dead Boy, and The Speck of Dust in Bugsy's Eye with Kim Hunter, directed by Peter Bennett, with whom he worked at Pittsburgh Public Theatre in The Cocktail Hour. Prior to the Pittsburgh engagement, he had appeared in the Gurney play in New York, Cleveland and Paper Mill Playhouse. Burt was in the farewell Yul Brynner production of The King and I at the Broadway Theatre and was also on Broadway in Shaw's Getting Married. Since then he has worked in regional theatres across the nation, as well as appearing in most soap operas and twice on Law and Order.

Peter Zazzali

Peter's professional acting experience includes work with: NY Theatre: Target Margin Theatre Co., Ensemble Studio Theatre, Metropolitan Playhouse, Judith Shakespeare Co., and the American Globe Theatre. Regional Theatre: George St. Playhouse, Portland Stage Co., North Shore Music Theatre, PCPA Theaterfest, American Shakespeare Theatre, Theatre at Monmouth, and the Utah, Fort Worth, and New Jersey Shakespearean Festivals. As a director Peter has worked for Dixon Place, Riant Theatre, Genesius Guild, Shadowlawn Summerstage, and the Professional Performing Arts High School where he also teaches acting. Peter received his training at Calarts and the University of Delaware.

Brian O'Halloran

Brian has been primarily acting in independent films. His credits include Kevin Smith's Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Groupies, Dogma and Vulgar. A recent feature, Drop Dead Rose will be at the Phoenix Film Festival this spring. His theater credits include: Sylvia, Wait Until Dark, The Glass Menagerie, The Dresser, Dracula, and Crimes of the Heart. He starred in A World I Never Made at NJ Rep and An Unhappy Woman, and has also performed in several staged readings including Belial, The Body Guard, Panama, Looking for Love, The Good Daughter and Sight to See. He starred in the animated TV series Clerks. It is also being made into a feature film due to be released next year. Most recently he appeared in Kevin Smith's, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and was seen on The Tonight Show in the 10-minute film The Flying Car.

Kurt Elftmann

Kurt Elftmann is a veteran stage actor and a member of Actor's Equity Association as well as SAG and AFTRA who currently resides in New York City. He received his professional training at the American Musical & Dramatic Academy as well as in private study with his mentor the late Judy Magee. During a career that has garnered him several awards and honors, among them five OOBR Awards, Kurt has worked with such notable talents as Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei, as well as Tony Award winners Anthony LaPaglia, Lillias White, Chuck Cooper, Pamela Isaacs and Lorraine Serabian. His off-Broadway appearances have included performances in Blue Light Theater Company's award winning revival of Clifford Odets' Waiting for Lefty, directed by Joanne Woodward as well as creating several roles in the original workshop production of Cy Coleman and Ira Gasman's Tony Award winning The Life, directed and choreographed by Joe Layton. From the beginning of his career Kurt has enjoyed being part of the new works development process and that commitment has continued with participation in ground breaking companies like New York's Expanded Arts, Hypothetical Theater Company and Workshop Theater. Kurt is also an original member of New Jersey Repertory Company and has been pleased to call it his artistic home-away-from-home, having taken part in many readings and two full productions; Octet and Slave Shack. Film work includes appearances in Happy Hour, with Mr. LaPaglia and Eric Stoltz and the romantic interest in the upcoming Slice. In December ’06 Kurt will appear with Keir Dullea in the premiere production of the new play Strings in New York.

Clark Carmichael

This year, Clark Carmichael has appeared as Nick in Expecting Isabel at Dreamcatcher Rep, Michael in Dead Certain at the Bickford Theatre and George Deever in All My Sons at Two River Theater Company. Clark played a Jumper on Broadway in Tom Stoppard’s Jumpers directed by David Leveaux and starring Simon Russell Beale. Regionally, he has appeared at the Missouri Repertory Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, The Theatre Project, Mill Mountain Theatre, The Acting Company, Hope Summer Rep, Apple Tree Theatre, New York State Theatre Institute, and the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington D.C. On television, Clark appeared on As The World Turns, Campbell Scott’s film Hamlet and will appear this season on Law & Order and Kidnapped. Clark holds a M.F.A. in acting and directing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and BS in speech with a major in theatre from Northwestern University. Love and thanks to Lynn, Sean and Sara.

Ames Adamson

Ames Adamson has played in seven NJRep productions, Panama (as the Everyman) and Maggie Rose (as Mr. Deluca), the co-production with The Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey of Circumference of a Squirrel (as Chester, et al) and Old Clown Wanted (as Niccolo), Tilt Angel (as Red), Tour de Farce (as Man et al), and Engaging Shaw (as G. Bernard Shaw) as well as a dozen or so staged readings, including presenting one of his own plays Bug Chasers in a reading, and four Theatre Brut plays. He has also directed two short plays for the Theatre Brut Festival. Already scheduled in 2009 he will appear in the World Premier of Little Lamb at the Interact Theatre in Philadelphia,  2008 regional credits include: Circumference of a Squirrel at the Riveride Theatre in Vero Beach, FL, King Lear at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, On Golden Pond and The Mousetrap at the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre in Arrow Rock MO.   2007 credits include: A Christmas Carol and Henry V at the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Tour de Farce at the Penguin Rep in Stony Point NY, and Driving Miss Daisy at Riverside Theater of Vero Beach, FL. Other Regional credits include: Circumference of a Squirrel at the Shadowlands Theatre in Ellenville, NY, Greater Tuna at the Actors Theatre of Atlanta, Merry Wives of Windsor, Illyria, Love's Labour's Lost, and King John at the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, where he also toured with Shakespeare LIVE!, the educational touring company, as well as Foreign Exchange at Playwrights Theatre of NJ, and a wild British farce called The Lying Kind at What Exit? Theatre.He can be seen and sometimes not seen in background work in both film and television.  Ames considers his artistic home to be the NJRep. He is a resident of Philadelphia. For more infrmation, his website is www.amesadamson.com.

Duncan Rogers

New Jersey 's largest daily, The Star Ledger, calls him "One of the states most impressive young performers".  He is the founder and executive producer of Freshwater Films, LLC whose second film, The Reader starring Elizabeth Franz and Morgan Hallett is in post production. The Company's first film, The Ables House is Green recently screened at the Vermont International Film Festival and is under consideration at a number of other festivals around the world. As an actor he was most recently seen as Hamilton Orr in the Bickford Theater production of Smoke and Mirrors . Before that as Tranio in Taming of the Shrew at North Shore Music Theater in Beverly Ma. Dr. Jim Tennyson in Ira Levin's melodrama Dr. Cooks Garden at the Bickford Theater. Mark in Emily Mann's Still Life with the Women's Theater Cooperative in Madison, NJ; Alfred Allmers in Ibsen's Little Eyolf at the Century Center for the Performing Arts in NYC, where he had previously appeared as Dr. Relling in The Wild Duck. First Night at the Bickford Theater in NJ and the critically acclaimed production of Naked By The River with The New Jersey Repertory Co. NYC credits include Becoming Becoming at The Flatiron Theater, Desperations at Theater for the New City, Durang, Durang and More Durang with the American Globe Theater; The Ball of Roses and The Richardson Exhibit with Theatrix, The Time of Your Life with Chain Lightning, 12th Night with SOS Productions. Regional credits include Uncle Peck in How I Learned to Drive in Maine, Lenny in Rumors, Horatio in Hamlet, and Max in The Real Thing with The Hilberry Rep Co in Detroit. Numerous roles with Israel Horowitz's Gloucester Stage Co., as well as The Lyric, The Publick, and the Huntington theaters, all in Boston.

Warren Kelley

Most recently Warren starred as George Bernard Shaw in the New York Premiere of Engaging Shaw, which made both The New York Times Critic’s Picks and New York Magazine Editor’s Picks. At such prestigious Off Broadway Theatres as The Mint, The York and Abingdon Theatre Company he has played opposite Fred Willard, David Rasche, Simon Jones, Mia Dillon, and Keir Dullea. Warren has one of the busiest and most varied careers on the regional theatre circuit having appeared in more than 175 productions to date. Traversing between the classics, contemporary plays and musical theatre he has worked at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Walnut St. Theatre, Goodspeed, Florida Stage, The Fulton, North Shore Music Theatre, Orlando Shakespeare, Two River Theatre Co., Riverside Theatre, Pioneer Theatre Co., and Cape Playhouse, to name a few. In recent seasons he has played leading roles in The Foreigner, A Little Night Music, The Comedy Of Errors, Blithe Spirit, Dinner With Friends, An Ideal Husband, Art, Sleuth, My Fair Lady, and the regional premiere of Boeing-Boeing. New Jersey Rep audiences have seen Warren in Dorothy Parker’s The Little Hours and Carter W. Lewis’ Evie’s Waltz. Warren’s awards and nominations: New York Innovative Theatre Award, Florida’s Carbonell Award, Cincinnati Acclaim Award, Cincinnati Entertainment Award and Connecticut Critics Circle.

Gregory Mikell

Gregory is pleased to make his debut with the Quantum Theatre’s Breakfast With Mugabe.   Other work includes Othello and Macbeth as part of New Perspective Theatre’s Shakespeare’s Villains series, New Jersey Repertory’s Theatre- Brute Series, All For Love with Boomerang Theatre at NY Center Stage, The Exonerated at Florida Studio Theatre, Gentleman caller in a Creative Artist Lab adaptation of The Glass Menagerie as well as The Seagull.  Other work includes Wings Theatre Company’s Richard The Lionheart while rehearsing with Stage East ensemble for a production of Lee Blessing’s A Walk In The Woods in the role of John Honeyman.  Soon after, he played the role of Kulygin in Chekhov’s Three Sisters with the Prospect Theatre Company, The Memory Orchestra at HERE Art Center, Welcome To Our City by Thomas Wolfe at The Mint Theatre, toured with Theatre Works USA’s The Color of Justice by: Cheryl Davis. Other favorite roles include Antipholus of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors, Cloten in Cymbeline, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Hoke in Driving Miss Daisy.  Recent film credits include the lead role in the Indie GUN; Broken City, shorts: Heart Attack and Buddy Hampton, as well as being a voice-over artist. You can view his work at www.gregorymikell.com  

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Jim Donovan

Jim Donovan (A.E.A.) has acted locally, Off-Broadway and in regional theatres throughout the country, including Theatre for a New Audience, La Mama, and Riverside Shakespeare in NYC; South Coast Repertory and others in California, and Theatre at Monmouth, Oldcastle Theatre and Portland Stage in New England. At New Jersey Repertory, Jim served as Director and Actor in  Tomorrow's Promise, a project he helped to develop in response to the events of 9-11-01. In addition, Jim appeared as the Cellist in the premiere of Octet. He has also participated in many of NJ Rep's staged readings. In addition to his work at NJ Rep, Jim made an Equity Special Appearance in the title role in Barnum at Holmdel Theatre Company. Prior to that, Jim served as Faculty Guest Artist at Monmouth University, appearing as Galileo in Brecht's Galileo and Elwood P. Dowd in Harvey. In addition to playing numerous roles in classical and contemporary plays, Jim has performed in musical theatre and operatic productions, including work with the Monmouth Civic Chorus and Monmouth Conservatory of Music. Jim has enjoyed directing as well, from children's opera to college and professional productions. He directed, scene-designed and wrote music for a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Holmdel Theatre Company. Currently, Jim is working hard to create a Cultural Arts & Enrichment Center so that music and arts may play a greater role in his town, Holmdel, NJ. He holds an MFA in Acting from the University of California at Irvine. He has taught Acting and Theatre courses there, at Monmouth University, and for the Holmdel Township Recreation Department. Jim has been a member of the NJ Rep company since 1998.

Barney Fitzpatrick

Barney's latest film, A Normal Life, written and directed by Dewey Moss is enjoying great success as an Official Selection by festivals domestically and internationally including New Zealand and Manila. The film has also been selected as the Winner of the Best Feature Debut of The 2003 Q Cinema International Film Festival. Other film credits include Bravo Giorgio, Hollywood, PA and Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite. His TV credits include a co-starring role in the mini-series A War of China's Fate, three years in a recurring role on All My Children and a recurring role this past season on Law & Order, including the season opener of Ed with Danny DeVito, and the Chappelle Show. New York theatre credits include the Off-Broadway production of The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Stealing Fire at SOHO Rep and Moony's Kid Don't Cry at the Westside Art's Theater. He was producer and founding member of The Artist's Theatre Company where he appeared in productions of The Perfect Party and Social Security. This is his return to NJ Rep where he originated the role of Captain Lob in the world premiere production of The Girl with the High Rouge and participated in several readings for their script in hand series. Most of all, he thanks his beautiful wife, Donna, for her love and unending support.

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Marc Geller

NJ Rep credits include: directing Donna Orbits the Moon and playing Sidney Webb in Engaging Shaw on the Main Stage and the Theatre Brut 2005 Festival (as an actor) and 2008 Festival (as a director) as well as numerous readings as an actor and as a director. Marc recently directed the world premiere of Noir at the Players Theatre in NYC. Other directing credits include the world premieres of the Off-Broadway shows Acts of Love at the Kirk Theatre and Ascension at the Lion Theatre both on Theatre Row, Julie Jensen's Two-Headed at the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, MA, Souvenir at StageWorks/Hudson in Hudson, NY, the world premiere of The Fabulous Kane Sisters in Box Office Poison at the Cherry Lane Theatre in NYC. Recent acting credits include the world premiere of Stephen Temperly's play The Pilgrim Papers directed by Vivian Matalon at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Mystery of Irma Vep as Nicodemus, Lady Enid, Alcazar and Pev Amri at The Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury, CT. and the world premiere of Trio Sonata as Robert Schumann for the Women's Theatre Company in Parsippany, NJ. NYC acting credits include: Cedric West in the world premiere of Critical Mass at the Lion Theatre, Joshua/Cathy in Cloud 9 at the Perry Street Theatre, Tennessee Williams in Adjoining Trances at the Beckett Theatre, the Herald in Marat/Sadeat the Clurman Theatre and Saul in As Is at the 45th Street Theatre, Carl Spector in Holy Ghosts at the Judith Anderson Theatre, Chicklet in Psycho Beach Party at Theatre Row Theatre and the world premieres of The Frankenstein Summer (Lord Byron), Naked Will (Oscar Wilde), The Blue Flower (Typewriter Man), Bomber Jackets (Erica), Prince Hal (Irwin) as well as the first NYC revivals of Shopping and Fucking (Brian), Unidentified Human Remains and The True Nature of Love (David), Bent (Rudy) directed by Michael Mayer and Exit The King (Berenger I). He is a proud member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actor's Guild and AFTRA.

David Sitler

David Sitler is thrilled to be on the roster of men at NJ Rep.  He will be seen next at Luna Stage in A Beautiful Home for the Incurable.  He has worked on Broadway (An Inspector Calls), and around the NYC area with over 16 theatre companies as well as regionally from Maine to Utah at Ford's Theatre, TN REP, Charlotte Rep, Swine Palace, Human Race, Surflight, Centenary Stage, Trump Plaza, Clarence Brown and Luna Stage to name a few playing roles from "Peck" in How I Learned to Drive, "Atticus" in To Kill A Mockingbird, "Robert" in Betrayal...twice..."Morgan" in the Drawer Boy...twice, "Serge" and "Marc" in ART, "Gene" in Side Man.   He has played lead roles in the outdoor dramas Blue Jacket and Utah! and the titular role in Tecumseh. TV credits include Law and Order-SVU, Now and Again, Guiding Light, As The World Turns, and the award winning films Ghetto Dawg, and Treeshade and the soon to be released Life's Decision.  When not onstage he has played the web wonder Spider-Man around the world for Marvel Comics.  He is married to actor Carolyn Popp.

Gary Lamadore

Gary had a blast this past summer entertaining audiences as Polonius in a NYC parks tour of Hamlet. His numerous NYC Theatre credits include the role of Saul Kimmer in The National Shakespeare Company's Special Presentation of True West (Chelsea Playhouse), the doomed Cradeau in No Exit (Playwrights Horizons Summerfest), Oliver Edwards in Return Engagements ( Mint Theatre) and a number of original plays at such theatres as The Ensemble Studio Theatre; La Mama; Theatre For The New City; P.S. 122; The Currican Theatre; The Miranda Theatre Company; The West Side Rep and on Theatre Row the Harold Clurman, Samuel Beckett and Judith Anderson Theatres. He can be seen on second season re-runs of the hit HBO series The Sopranos as "Chuckie" the detective opposite mob boss Uncle Junior. Other TV and film includes One Life To Live;Guiding Light;The Dana Carvey Show and many corporate and independent films.

Kevin Sebastian

Theatre – NYC: Importance of Being Earnest (Jack), Dark of the Moon (John), The Eight: Reindeer Monologues (Comet), Waiting for the Bus (Man, American Globe Theatre Best Actor Award), Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged (Jess), Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow), a 3-pack of Off and Off-Off Bway Shakespeare at the American Theatre of Actors. Regional & Tours: A Few Good Men (Sam Weinberg) at Cortland Rep, Omnium Gatherum (Khalid) & Valhalla (James Avery) at The Theater Project, Ragtime (Tateh) & West Side Story (Action) at NJPAC, Tartuffe (Orgon), Dracula (Van Helsing), National Theatre for Children Natl. tour, Legend of Sleepy Hollow Regional tour, London's Modern Eyes Theatre Company workshops. Film & Television - Killswitch at Cannes Film Festival and Seattle's Science Fiction Short Film Fest, Flatland Film Festival's The Cyclist , Hofstra Film Fest's award-winning The Lake Passage, Goyband, Sunday Times, Chad Lowe's Beautiful Ohio, and No Love in the City. Kevin is also a proud member of 12 Miles West & The Theater Project. Contact: kevsebastian@gmail.com.


Chris Harcum

Chris Harcum has appeared in Heaven and Earth and Leaving the Universe as well as a stage-in-hand reading of his one-man show, Anhedonia Road at NJ Rep. He has performed in over 120 plays by other playwrights. Favorite roles include: Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Mozart in Amadeus, Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Buff in Suburbia, The Father in Six Characters in Search of an Author, Angelo in Measure for Measure, Cleante in The Miser, Lt. Clark in Our Country's Good, Julian in Toys in the Attic and Krogstad in A Doll's House. Independent films:  The Apostles of Park Slope, Cold War and My Little Friend. He has created the solo performances The Monster and the City, Some Kind of Pink Breakfast, Gotham Standards, Anhedonia Road, Weight and Weightlessness, Things You Don't Know, Mahamudra, and American Badass (or 12 Character in Search of a National Identity), which is being published in the Plays & Playwrights '09 anthology. His playwriting work includes I Don't Know, Instant Gratification, The Tree in the Yard, Branchalanche, Three-Month Freak Out, An Inconvenient Holiday, Vulnerability Assessment, and Hermetic Intervention. Upcoming: Milk and Shelter, Rabbit Island and The Devil in Miss Spelvin. Training: MFA in Acting from University of Virginia and BFA in Acting from UNC-Greensboro. North Carolina School of the Arts. He is also a member of Core Theatre Co. (Associate Artistic Director), Transport Group, Actors' Equity and Dramatists Guild. Please visit www.chrisharcum.com.

Kenneth Lee

A native of Singapore, Kenneth has directed, written and performed both in the United States and internationally. He wrote and directed Papercranes, Life is but a Dream and Suite One: Justice, a short film. Acting credits in Asia: Arsenic and Old Lace, Death of a Salesman, Lovers and Other Strangers, Twelfth Night, The Cherry Orchard. He also appeared in the Asian television sitcom Under one Roof. New York credits include: The Rimers of Eldritch, The Robbers, The Sound of a Voice, Richard III and The Tempest. West Coast credits include: Son of Arlecchino, The Winters’ Tale, Leonce & Lena, The Water Engine. Most recently, he appeared in New Jersey Shakespeare Festival’s production of Pericles directed by Gabrielle Barr and won an Off-Off Broadway Review Award for founding his theatre company Method2Madness. Kenneth made the Dean's List and received his BFA at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He held a triple major in English, Cinema, and Acting, and graduated with high honors. He also trained at the Public Theatre’s Shakespeare Lab in NYC. He recently received his MFA in Acting at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco.

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James Prendergast

New York Theatre: Productions at Playwrights Horizons, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Directors Company, The Actors Company Theatre, New Georges, Turnip Theatre Company, Harold Clurman Theatre, Samuel Beckett Theatre.  National Tours: Harvey (with Gig Young); My Daughter, Your Son (with June Allyson). Regional: Old Globe Theatre; Dorset Theatre Festival; Hangar Theatre; Allenberry Playhouse; Shadowland; Self Arts Centerl Public Theatre of Maine; South Jersey Regional Theatre; Centennial Theatre Festival; National Theatre of Washington in Born Yesterday; Three Sisters; The Cherry Orchard; Death of a Salesman; School for Scandal; Edward Albee's Seascape; Mr. Roberts; Inherit the Wind; A Doll's House; The Women in Black; Don't Dress for Dinner; The Immigrant; Ten Little Indians, etc. Film: Moscow on the Hudson; The Purple Rose of Cairo; Quiz Show; Stonewall. Television: As the World Turns (Eric Masterson); Guiding Light (Darryl Hotchkiss); All My Children (Sam Solsky); Prime Time Live; Late Show with David Letterman; Conan O'Brien; Dana Carvey Show; Izzy and Moe. Member - TACT/The Actors Company Theatre in New York City.

John FitzGibbon

John played opposite Loretta Swit in A Passionate Woman at the Coconut Grove Playhouse. He was a founding member of Jean Erdman's Theatre of the Open Eye (OBIE nomination for the lame beggar in W.B. Yeats' Cat and The Moon). In Hawaii, he collaborated with Ms. Erdman on Gauguin in Tahiti and in Athens, Greece with her late husband Joseph Campbell. Regionally, he has performed at the Mark Taper Forum, NY Public Theatre, the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, the New Globe Theatre, Barter Theatre, New Repertory Theatre (Best of Boston Award for Jim Tyrone in Moon for the Misbegotten), and The Caldwell Theatre (Carbonell Nomination for Nick in Sight Unseen). He also worked on Broadway with Richard Kiley in The Incomparable Max! Film credits: Exorcist III, Run and No Things But Green Lights. Television: Pearl, The Islander, Equal Justice, several Hawaii 5-O's and all the soaps. At NJ Rep, John appeared in Piaf in Vienna, The Play's the Thing and Immortal Interlude. He also appeared in several staged readings, including A Mislaid Heaven, Winterizing the Summer House, The Dead Boy, Open Window and Immortal Interlude.

Ian August

Ian August has been a company member with NJ Rep since October 2000. Company credits include Tilt Angel (Ollie) (October, 2005), Raft of the Medusa (Tommy), Immortal Interlude and Mike Folie’s Panama (Grannie). He was also fortunate enough to perform as a special guest artist with Christine Lavin in her one woman show, Getting in Touch with My Inner B*tch. New York appearances include The Sound of Waves (Mabou Mines), Glue (The Cherry Lane Alternative Theater), The Book of Job (La MaMa), and Presumed Retarded (Manhattan Theater Source). Additional NJ regional credits include The Compleat Wrks of William Shakespeare (Abridged), The Big Bang, The Santaland Diaries (Tri-State Actor's Theater), A Funny Thing...Forum, Pageant, Picasso at the Lapin Agile(Forum Theatre Company), Forever Plaid and Crimes of the Heart (Bickford Theater). In addition to stage acting, Ian is a voice over actor, lyricist and playwright. Two of his ten minute plays were produced at NJ Rep’s Theater Brut in March, 2005: Abraham on the Mount and Le Supermarche or What I Did For Lunch.

Duane Noch

Duane Noch made his NJ Rep debut in The Laramie Project. Regional credits include: The Laramie Project at Hartford TheaterWorks; Light Up the Sky at Two River Theatre Co.; The Last Night of Ballyhoo at The Forum Theater; How I Learned To Drive at Hartford TheaterWorks; Twelfth Night at Virginia Stage Co.; Othello at Great Lakes Theatre Fest.; and A Lie of the Mind at Euclid Theatre. NYC work includes: Taming of the Shrew at Hawk and Handsaw Productions; The Dance Lesson at Joe's Pub; The O. Henry Conspiracy at Metro Playhouse; FUN! at John Houseman Studio Theatre; and Zastrozzi at Primary Stages. Duane has played Oliver Peltz on Law & Order; and has done several commercials. He received his MFA from Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts.

Gary Martins

Gary's most recent N.Y. appearance was in The Famous Ghost Monologues, at the Abdingdon Theatre, and prior to that, in Meeting, a finalist for the Samuel French Festival. A long time member of 12 Miles West Theatre Co. in Montclair, he was Dimitri in the New Jersey premiere of The Brothers Karamozov, and part of the award-winning trio in A Complete History of America: Abridged. He has appeared with Alliance Rep as Ross inA Few Good Men and he works regularly with Strange Dog Productions, most recently playing Buzz in Things That Happen in Bars. Other credits include Search and Destroy, All The Rage, A Good Kid, Italian American Reconcilliation, and Four Dogs and a Bone, to name a few. As a director, Gary has helmed everything from musical comedy to the classics, with several hailed on "Best of Season" lists. Gary recently lent his voice to narrate the independent film The Accord.


Patrick McNulty

Patrick McNulty was last seen as Angelo in Measure For Measure for Real Time Theatre. Before his recent move to NYC, he toured nationally with the Off-Broadway one-man show, Fully Committed. He is a founding member of Roadworks Productions in Chicago with whom he has performed in countless productions including Suburbia (Midwest premiere), Was, The Lights (Midwest premiere), Lion in the Streets, and his own one man show about the life and work of E.E. Cummings, E.E. Cummings;As Is. Other credits include: The Miser (Geva Theatre); The Threepenny Opera, The Misanthrope, and the title role in Pericles (A.C.T.); Tartuffe and The Philadelphia Story (Court Theatre); The Picture of Dorian Gray (Wisdom Bridge Theatre).

Douglas Taurel

Douglas Taurel originates from Texas. Performed George in Of Mice and Men (dir. by Pat Diamond) at Urban Stages, Lee & Austin in True West (dir. by Tim Phillips) at the New York Irish Center and Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland where it received a 4 and 5 star reviews. Other credits: The Ring (dir. by Stephen Jobes), Edward Albee’s Workshop (dir. Edward Albee), The New York Shakespeare Project, Abingdon Theater, The Drilling Company, Looking Glass Theater, Naked Angles, Trilogy Theater, The Rope by Plautus (The Strand Theater), The Lost Colony (Wayside Theater N.C. dir. Fred Chappell) New York’s Fringe Festival, New York’s Strawberry Festival (Finalist), Chilean Classic Hechos Consumados (dir. Martin Balmaceda at Northwestern University). Feature films: A Beautiful Mind, Immigration at HBO Latin Films Festival, Help Wanted (voted Cinequest Online Viewers Choice award for 2005) and recently finished filming The Better Born (dir. by Robert Lopuski). TV: Law & Order, Guiding Light, All My Children, PBS, Nickelodeon.

David Volin

The Women of Lockerbie marks David’s fourth appearance with NJ Rep, (not counting Theatre Brut) having last been seen in their critically acclaimed production of Klonsky & Schwartz under the direction of SuzAnne Barabas. Previous NJ Rep credits include The Laramie Project, and Raft of the Medusa. Some of David's other performing credits include Moll at the Walnut Street Theatre, Little Murders and The Underpants with Shadow Lawn Stage, Dirty Blonde with the Women’s Theater Company, Lost in Yonkers with The Theater Project, rogerandtom with Personal Space Theatrics, two productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream with Tri State Actors Theater and Holmdel Theatre Company, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), Art, and On the Verge or the Geography of Yearning, all with Tri-State Actors Theatre. David also has various Film, Commercial, Industrial, and Voice Over credits that round out his body of work. A graduate of New York University, David has also taught the Michael Chekhov Technique in NYC and Chicago.

Cary Woodworth

Cary is very proud to be involved with the amazing and potent theatre that comes out of the NJ Rep and excited about the continual growth of his work, especially in past few years. Selected - Off-Broadway/Regional Credits: Dewpoint (Hudson Guild Theatre), An American Family (Women's Project) The Dead Boy (NJ Rep). TV: Third Watch, Mary and Rhoda, Without a Trace. Films: The Money Shot, Red Doors (Winner - Tribeca Film Fest), Keeping the Faith, Almost Famous, Life, Translated, Limbo, Fuel and Rule of Three. Cary was also the first non-Chinese lead in a Mainland Chinese film in China 1949. Cary also writes music, plays and film scripts, and occasionally directs. Check out his website: www.carywoodworth.com and music: www.myspace.com/carywoodworth.

Michael Irvin Pollard

At NJ Rep: Yankee Tavern, Dead Ringer, Apple, Ten Percent of Molly Snyder, Big Boys. Other NJ theatres: Bickford Theatre: Greater Tuna, Almost Maine, 100 Clowns, Smoke & Mirrors; Playwright’s Theatre: Where the Sun Never Sets, Big Boys; What Exit?: Greater Tuna; Women’s Theatre Company: Art. Other regional: The Depot Theatre: Sherlock’s Last Case, The Memory of Water; Shadowland Theatre: Rounding Third, Natural History; Pioneer Valley Summer Theatre: Driving Miss Daisy, Dracula; George Street Playhouse: All My Sons, The Sunshine Boys; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park: Have, Julius Caesar, The Empress of China, Sweet Bird of Youth. In New York: founding member of, and performer with improv and sketch comedy companies and numerous showcases throughout Manhattan.

Ugo N. Toppo

Ugo N. Toppo has performed since childhood when he was featured on network radio. His bass-baritone voice was and remains well demonstrated in commercials, musicals, night clubs and critically acclaimed spoken recordings of Poe, O'Henry, Ambrose Bierce and others. Mr. Toppo's on-stage credits are diverse, having performed both regionally as well as on and off Broadway. He has been featured in Taming of the Shrew, Rope, The Nutcracker Suite (portraying Herr Drosselmeyer with the American Ballet Company), Bus Stop, Rashomon, The Cave Dwellers, The Silver Whistle and as Nunzio Cristano in Over The River and Through the Woods at the Actors Playhouse in Florida.; his musical roles include Celebration, South Pacific, King and I, Meet Me in St. Louis, Good Friends, Falstaff, and The Guys From Siracusa (the latter three, world premieres).  For eleven years, Mr. Toppo served as artistic director of Rainbow Theatre at the Stamford Center for the Arts in Connecticut where he staged original plays of interest, not to mention numerous traditional and contemporary classics including Awake and Sing, Butley, That Championship Season (nominated in 1994 as Best Play/Best Director by the CT Critics Circle), The Deadly Game (voted one of the Ten Best Plays of 1993 by the CT newspapers), The Price, The Showoff, They Knew What They Wanted, and the world premiere of the new musical, Marilyn and Joe.  In addition, he has directed at the Intar Theatre, Lincoln Center, Circle in the Square, Goodman Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, and ACT, and was Co-founder of Maxwell Anderson Playwrights Series.  Mr. Toppo is delighted to be affiliated with the New Jersey Repertory Company where he has appeared in the play development readings of Hobo Blues and Gerry’s Law as well as the exciting U.S. premiere of Matei Visniec's  Old Clown Wanted.  Lately, he and his wife (actress Linda Meleck) have been touring in A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters and a double bill of Jean Lenox Toddie’s A Little Something for the Ducks and Robert Anderson’s I’m Herbert.  A teacher of humanities and theatre, Mr. Toppo regularly lectures throughout the Northeast and also sits on the Developing Theatre Board at Actors Equity Association.

Charlie Deitz

Charlie joined NJRep in 2001, when he appeared in Raft of the Medusa. Since then he has performed in various staged readings or one-acts. He has also worked as Assistant Stage Manager or Assistant Director in a few productions. (When needed, he's also a pretty good usher). Outside of NJRep, Charlie can be found performing on one of the many local stages in Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties. He usually does five or six shows a year, ranging from Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to Neil Simon and Agatha Christie. He has also worked in commercial and industrial videos and a few films. In his spare time, he is a volunteer firefighter/EMT.

David Foubert

Hailing from Tacoma Washington, David moved to the east coast to obtain his M.F.A. from the University of Delaware's Professional Theatre Training Program. His recent credits include: Getas in The Grouch, Leartes in Hamlet, Fedotik in Three Sisters, and Dr. Pinch in The Comedy of Errors on the main stage at the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival. For NJSF's educational touring group, Shakespeare Live!, Hamlet, MacBeth and Bottom. He has also performed at the Colorado and Oklahoma Shakespeare Festivals and in an American Sign Language version of Twelfth Night at the Amyrillus Theater in Philadelphia.

Brian Linden

Brian has been a member of the New Jersey Repertory Company since 2007 and a member of Actors' Equity Association since 2001. In New York City, he has appeared in Closer and Fortinbras at the Juilliard School, The Country Wife with HoNkBarK! Productions at the Vital Theatre and A Night Near the Sun with the Impetuous Theatre Group for both of which he was nominated for New York Innovative Theatre Awards, and the highly acclaimed Bartleby the Scrivener with the Blue Heron Theatre and The Shanghai Gesture with the Peccadillo Theater Company. Regionally, he has performed at the American Conservatory Theatre, the San Francisco, Idaho, and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festivals, and Grand Arts in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a member of the 2009/2010 Burning Coal Theatre Company where he has played Oppie in The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer and Dali in Hysteria. Visit him online at www.brianlinden.net.

Eli Ganias

Eli most recently appeared in Raised by Lesbians by the late Leah Ryan as part of the 2008 NYC Fringe Festival, and as Don in Rounding Third at the Bickford Theater in Morristown, NJ.  He also had the pleasure of appearing in the premiere of The Poetry of Pizza by Deborah Brevoort (The Women of Lockerbie) at Centenary Stage Company in Hackettstown, NJ. His latest film and television credits include Law & Order (Det. Ristelli), the 2003 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner and Oscar Nominated film American Splendor with Paul Giamatti, and Sidney Lumet's 100 Centre Street with Alan Arkin. While a fledgling stand-up comedian in New York City, Eli joined the comedy troupe Artificial Intelligence and appeared in their productions of A Very Vicki Christmas and Vicki's Valentine Thing at The Ballroom Cabaret, as well as their long running off-Broadway hit, Tony n' Tina's Wedding. Eli was an original cast member in both New York and Los Angeles, creating the role of Johnny the groom's brother. Other New York and New Jersey theater credits include River Union Stage’s production of The Little Prince in Stockton, NJ in the Delaware Valley; Lanford Wilson’s The Hot L Baltimore with TACT (NYC); Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Access Theater, NYC); Fast Girls at the What Exit? Company in Maplewood, NJ; David Ives' The Philadelphia at 12 Miles West in Montclair, NJ. Eli has also performed in numerous productions with the Hoboken-based Waterfront Ensemble, including the Samuel French publishing contest winner The Most Perfect Day by Pete Ernst. He has studied acting with George Morrison at The New Actors Workshop in NYC. Proud member of Actor's Equity.

Sean Christopher Lewis

OFF BROADWAY: The Rivals; Merchant of Venice (Pearl Theatre) NEW YORK CITY: Klub Ka: The Blues Legend (LaMama ETC ); I Will Make You Orphans (Bowery Poetry Club and TIXE Arts Center); Macbeth (Chashama ) REGIONAL:  Taming of the Shrew, Comedy of Errors, Fools and Lovers (Saratoga Shakespeare Company ); Julius Caesar (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival); Toys in the Attic, Wiley and the Hairy Man, Wind in the Willows, Shadow of Greatness (Berkshire Theatre Festival); The Technology Plays (Capital Rep); SantaLand Diaries (City Theatre, Pittsburgh); The Adventures of Nellie Bly (Pittsburgh CLO); Laughter on the 23rd Floor (Cider Mill Playhouse ) TOURING: The Imaginary Invalid (National Theater for the Performing Arts). A playwright, Sean's first play Shatter The Sky will be premiered at the Invictus Theatre in Orlando, Florida in March 2004. He is a graduate of Binghamton University.

Kenny Wade Marshall

Kenny Wade Marshall is thrilled to be a part of NJ Rep. Favorite credits include the Off-Broadway Lucille Lortel nominated Pirates of Penzance Live-On-Deck! (www.piratesofpenzance.net) (Ensemble/US-Ruth) as well as the premiere of the new family musical Captain Gravy's Wavy Navy (www.captaingravy.com) with Ideal Entertainment Group and NYC Fringe Festival. Kenny has also appeared in new musicals and plays with Gorilla Rep., International Mid-Town Theatre Festival (Best of Fest.), Lincoln Center's American Living Room Series, Vortex Theatre Co. and many others. Regional: A Christmas Carol (Charitable Man/Mrs. Fezziwig) with Actor's Company at the Fulton Opera and new musical adaptations of Cinderella and Barber of Seville with GMT Productions. Film and Television appearances include commericals for Nick at Nite and a co-starring role in the indie comedy Pisser. Kenny is also a company member and co-founder of the improv/sketch comedy group Rash Behaviour (www.rashbehaviour.com).

Bruce Faulk

Bruce was born and bred in the dirty soil of New York.  Since graduating Carnegie Mellon he has been an actor and writer, appearing onstage as Da Voice in Bring in Da' Noise/Bring in Da' Funk at The Public, Francisco in Hamlet at Roundabout and Wally in A Movie Star. with Signature.  Television credits include: the very evil Proteus, on All My Children, Dr. Pinto on One Life To Live and many national commercials.  He has been a member of Primary Stages New American Writers Group and Playwrights Horizons Writers Group.

Shydel James

Shydel James (SAG) is a graduate of The School for Film and Television in NYC. His theatre credits include, Full Bloom at Dreamcatcher Rep., Fences at Alliance Rep. and Suzan-Lori Parks' 365 Days/365 Plays: Week 36 at The Public Theatre. He made his NJ Rep debut in Eric Stannard's one act, West of Moon. Shydel's independent film credits include, Lovestruck, Bloody Money and Rap Quest which is currently available on DVD.  He's also starred in the documentary, For Love of Liberty and can be seen in the Jennifer Lopez produced drama, Feel the Noise. Check shydel out at www.shydeljames.com.

Jacob Garrett White

Theatre for a New Audience’s Julius Caesar, NYSF's Cymbeline, The Barrow Group's Pentecost and The Faithful, The Barrow Group and Theatre at St. Mary’s Lobby Hero, HB Playwrights Theater Between Two Worlds Regional Theatre: Old Globe, Goodman Theater and Hal Prince Music Theater's Floyd Collins, New Jersey Rep’s Panama, Color of Flesh and Emil. Tours - The King and I and Babes in Toyland. Film/TV - The Prom Queen, The Bear, Michael Stahl David's Behind the Star Director - Barrow Group and Theatre at St. Mary's Medal of Honor Rag, Axial Theater's Twenty and Junior Co-Artistic Director of Theatre at St. Mary’s. Proud member of NJRep.

Davis Hall

Davis appeared opposite Salome Jens in Memoir at the New Jersey Rep. Most recently: Amadeus at The Indiana Repertory Theatre, Ten Little Indians at the Dorset Playhouse, New-Found-Land in London, The School for Scandal at the McCarter, Victor/Victoria at the Paper Mill Playhouse, The Guiding Light and As the World Turns. Other roles include Dr. Rank (Nora, Capital Rep); Henry/Aunt Augusta (Travels with My Aunt, NJ Shakespeare Festival); Hercule Poirot (Black Coffee, Dorset Playhouse); Elwood P. Dowd (Harvey, Theatre Virginia); Jane/Lord Edgar (The Mystery of Irma Vep, Syracuse Stage); The Duke (Measure for Measure, Lark Theatre Company); and Charlie (The Foreigner, here & there). His wife, Ingrid Price, is the costume designer for Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Andrew Rein

For NJ REP: Jericho, Theatre Brut Festival. Off-Broadway: Acts of Love (Kirk Theatre, world premiere), A Midsummer Night's Dream (TBTB). New York: Arcadia (QED Productions), Worker Bee (one-man show at PSNBC, finalist for HBO Comedy Arts Festival), Fresh Bread Baking... and Politics as Usual (Westbeth Theatre Center), All's Well That Ends Well (HERE), Bent (Gallery Players), The Music Cure (Broken Stock Company), Talk Radio, In Fireworks Lie Secret Codes, Dead Bird (Stage One). Regional: This (TheaterWorks Hartford), Around the World in 80 Days, Bloody Blackbeard (Triad Stage), Mojo (Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater), I Hate Hamlet, Rounding Third, The Owl and the Pussycat, A Thousand Clowns (Bickford Theatre), Night and Day, Pentecost (Burning Coal Theatre Company), The Play's the Thing, The Makropoulos Secret (Washington Stage Guild), Barnum, Love's Labour's Lost (PCPA), Taming of the Shrew, The Skin of Our Teeth (Porthouse Theatre Company). Film: Steve Niles' Remains (airs December, 2011 on Chiller), Ménage à Trois, Bobby G. Can't Swim. Television: Gossip Girl, Law & Order, All My Children, Domestic Bliss, numerous national and regional commercials. Training: M.F.A., American Conservatory Theatre, B.A. Duke University. Please visit Andrew on the web at: www.andrewrein.com.

Bob Senkewicz

Bob (AFTRA) is an authentic New Jersey product, born and raised.  He studied at Upsala College and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.  He has appeared on the NJ Rep stage in the Theater Brut Sacrifice and the readings of Boxes and Lapse of Reason.  His recent stage credits include The Diary of Anne Frank, The Importance of Being Earnest, Tower of Babble (at the Bank Street Theater), Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Bus Stop and The Passion of Dracula (directed by original playwright Bob Hall).  Bob was recently seen as Ken Uston in the series Breaking Vegas on the History Channel.  He has also recently appeared in several independent film projects, including Looking for Harrison (with John Rhys-Davies), Chasing Erections (playing in several festivals in 2005) the film short FREEMAN (shown in several 2004 festivals).  Other television credits include the cable series Rosebay, NY, HBO's Sex and the City and Curb Your Enthusiasm, several commercials and the new CourtTV series Parco PI scheduled to premier in the fall of 2005.  Bob is thrilled to be a part of the NJ Repertory Company.

Walter Brandes

Walter (AEA) has acted in NY, CT, DC, SC, KS, & MO. Some favorite roles include Master Ford from Merry Wives of Windsor; Tybalt in Romeo & Juliet; Foustka from Temptation; Guildenstern from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead; Cassio from Othello; Antonio from The Tempest; Angelo from Measure For Measure; Augustus Caesar from I, Cluadius Live; and Ephikhodof from The Cherry Orchard. Visit www.walterbrandes.com for info on the actor/playwright and walterbrandes.voice123.com for info on the voiceover artist. Much love to Christine, a patient saint.

Ben Masur

Ben's appearances at New Jersey Rep include the mainstage production of Lemonade, Negotiations, from My Rifle, My Cowboy, and Me, and readings of Leaf, American Whupass, and Golem. Ben's New York credits include All The Way Home (Transport Group); 365 Plays in 365 Days (Clubbed Thumb/The Public Theatre); the Drama-Desk nominated Animal Farm (Synapse Productions); and productions with The Flea Theatre, Boomerang Productions, and The Drilling Company, among others. Other regional credits include The Foreigner (at Mill Mountain Theatre),and Metamorphoses (at American Stage Theatre, in St. Petersburg, FL). Film: The Robber Barons of Wall Street, starring Boyd Gaines, and Pvt. Francis of Williamsburg. TV: M.O.N.Y., directed by Spike Lee. Internet: The Onion News Network. Ben also works in commercials, including an HBO spot directed by Sam Mendes.  Ben holds an M.F.A. from Columbia University, and is a proud member of Actor's Equity. He also hopes to bringing the joys and insights of acting to non-professionals, and recently finished a teaching stint at Fishkill Correctional Facility, through the organization Rehabilitation Through The Arts.

James Earley

James Earley is originally from the Philadelphia area. After graduating with a B.A. from Bloomsburg University he moved to Los Angeles where he worked in the film and television industry for close to 20 years. He has appeared on stage in Los Angeles, New York and New Jersey. Some of his credits include An Actor's Life, Don't Dress for Dinner, Agua Dulce (L.A.), Yesterday (NYC), Picasso at the Lapin Agile, The Crucible and A Midwinter Night's Dream (NJ) to name a few. In 2002 James returned to the East Coast to pursue his acting career full time.

 

Peter Macklin

Off-Broadway and National Tour--Trinculo, The Tempest and Queequeg, Moby Dick Rehearsed (The Acting Company). Regional--D.J., What You Will (Bristol Riverside Theater); Richard, Place Setting (New Jersey Rep); Benvolio, Romeo and Juliet; Osric, Hamlet; Young Scrooge, A Christmas Carol; etc. (The Alabama Shakespeare Festival). New York--A Christmas Carol (staged reading with F. Murray Abraham and Lynn Redgrave--The Acting Company); The Importance of Marrying Wells (Lortel, Fringe); etc. ASF Graduate Company: Sir Andrew, Twelfth Night; Prince Charming, Cinderella; Al Joad, Grapes of Wrath; etc. Film and Television-- Law & Order SVU (Peter, ep. Anchor); Horizon (Drew, lead); The Future Is Now; The Day I Ran Into All My Ex-Boyfriends; etc. Playwright--Someplace Warm (published, Samuel French Inc. also with excerpts in Smith & Kraus' Best Women's Monologues 2002); A Different Time and A Beautiful Building. Founding member of Write Club NYC (www.writeclubnyc.org) Education--LaGuardia H.S., Carnegie Mellon University, BA from Hunter College, MFA from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.

Mike Folie

Mike has worked at several theatres around the country and spent more than two years as a member of the acting company of The Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, where he played a wide range of classical and contemporary roles in rotating repertory.  Off-Broadway he appeared in American Jewish Theatre's production of The Caine Mutiny Court Martial as the psychiatrist Dr. Bird.At the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. he was in the original production of Neil Cuthbert's madcap comedy, The Soft Touch, playing Harvey and Frank Likk, a serial killer with two personalities.  This past Summer (2004) he toured NYC parks as Peter Quince in Boomerang Theatre Company's acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Readings Mike has been in at NJ Rep include Dan Dietz's Tilt Angel and D.W. Gregory's Million Dollar Fight.  Mike is best known to NJ Rep audiences as a playwright, the author of The Adjustment, Naked by the River, Panama, and other plays.   He studied acting at HB Studios in New York with Sandy Dennis and Carol Rosenfeld.  Mike currently lives in Rockland County, New York, with his wife, Frances Mayer, a school teacher, and their two children, Brendan and Lizzie. Please visit Mike's website at: www.mikefolie.com.

Jonathan Cantor

Recent work: The Love Guru, Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing (Drilling Co.) and Shamraev in The Seagull (Abingdon Theatre Complex). Other NYC appearances include three seasons with the Jean Cocteau Rep, L. Ron Hubbard in Moonchild (NYFringe Festival), Praed in Mrs. Warren’s Profession (Looking Glass Theatre) and a couple of sleazy guys in Worth (Urban Stages). For NJ Rep: Gen. Raoul Raoul Raoul de Raoul in Whores. Seasons with the Colorado, Three Rivers, Boston, and Champlain Shakespeare Festivals. Other regional work: Our Country’s Good (City Theatre, director Marc Masterson), the title role in Uncle Vanya (ELT/Chicago), The Legacy and Far East (New Theatre). Numerous commercials and industrials. He recently directed a production of This Bud Of Love (an adaptation of Romeo And Juliet), at Hofstra University and In Search Of A Goddess at Adelphi University, where he is on the Theatre Faculty.

Mark Light-Orr

Mark's New York credits include Herbert Weinberg in the off-Broadway run of Counsellor At Law starring John Rubinstein (Lucille Lortel Award—Best Revival), Antony in Antony and Cleopatra at Expanded Arts, Flyers and Other Tales for the Midtown International Theatre Festival, Ventidius in All For Love for the Boomerang Theatre and workshops at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, ASCAP, and the Women’s Project & Production Directors Lab.  National tours include Susan Stroman’s revival of The Music Man (Charlie Cowell/Harold Hill cover). Regional credits include several seasons at the Utah Shakespearean Festival and one with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, lead roles at the Fulton Opera House (Capt. Von Trapp in The Sound of Music and Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol), Young Scrooge in A Christmas Carol for Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Beauty and the Beast at the Pioneer Theatre Company and Jason in Wit for South Carolina Repertory Co. A trained singer, Mark has also performed roles ranging from Grosevenor in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience (for the Publick Theatre in Boston) to Zuniga in Carmen (for Salisbury Lyric Opera). He has also appeared in several independent films, including the upcoming The Yellow Wallpaper and Tus Ojos Gritan. Mark holds a Bachelors in Music from Boston University and an MFA in Theatre from Penn State.

Zack Calhoon

Zack is an actor and a produced playwright. He graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where he had studied at the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School and the Classical Studio. NY credits: Ivan in The Commission by Steven Fechter, Lee in True West, Hamlet in Hamlet, Jamie in The Credeaux Canvas, Antonio in The Merchant of Venice, and Banquo in Macbeth (Dreamscape Theatre Co.); Variation in the World Premiere of Giant-N-Variation, Dex in the U.S. premiere of Irvine Welsh's (author of Trainspotting ) play, You'll Have Had Your Hole at the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival; Prince Hal in Henry IV Part 1 (Boomerang Theater Company); Bill in Suburban Peepshow (Nosedive Productions); Lady Anne in Richard III (Judith Shakespeare Co.); Sebastian in Twelfth Night (Milk Can Theatre Co.); and Chiron in Titus Andronicus (Expanded Arts). Regional credits: Romeo in Romeo & Juliet, Proteus in The Two Gentlmen of Verona, Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Nym in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Hubert in King John, Borachio in Much Ado About Nothing (Actors Shakespeare Co.), Prince John in The Lion in Winter (Pentacle Theatre), and Laertes in Fortinbras (Albany Civic Theater). Playwriting credits: Breaking Ranks (New Mummer Group), The Weird Sisters (East 3rd Ensemble), Marlowe, P.I. (Dreamscape) and short film entitled Enough. He is the playwright-in-residence with the East 3rd Ensemble. He is also a theatre blogger: zackcalhoon.blogspot.com. Film Credits: Do No Go Gentle (BBC). Zack is a certified actor/combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors and an Eagle Scout.

Jeffrey Sutton

Jeffrey Sutton last performed at NJ Rep as Tony in the staged reading of AM/FM in the First Degree directed by Yvonne Conybeare. Most recently he played in a staged reading of If It Was Easy... with the Playwright's Theatre of East Hampton where he worked first hand with writers, Stewart Lane "Mr. Broadway" and Ward Morehouse III. Here in NYC he has performed Off-Broadway and Off-off Broadway in such roles as Pistol in Henry V, Sir Harry in Once Upon a Mattress, and Black Ike in Roadside. He has also traveled extensively around the country performing in various regional and repertory theatres in such roles as Slender in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Adam in A Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged, Feste in Twelfth Night, Young Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (3 times!), Tommy Djilas in Music Man, Mendel in Fiddler on the Roof and Dickon in The Secret Garden to name a few. In the last handful of years Jeff has also played in numerous commercials, voice-overs and independent short films. For more information, please visit his website at www.JeffreySutton.com.

Stephen Innocenzi

Stephen is very proud to have been in NJ Rep's Theatre Brut Festival, three years running. Recently, he appeared off B'way in David Sard's updated version of Oedipus, The Ballad of Eddie and Jo. Stephen's New York stage credits include the title role in Anton Chekhov's Ivanov at The Mint Theatre, The Dauphin in George Bernard Shaw's St. Joan at The West End Theatre, Major Arnold in Ronald Harwood's Taking Sides for The Heritage Theatre, Vinnie in Ralph Pape's Warm And Tender Love at The John Houseman Theatre, Dr. Kroll in Henrik Ibsen's Rosmersholm, and Adolph in August Strindberg's Creditors. On television he has co-starred on Law and Order and 100 Centre Street and is very happy to have played the lead in the film Simulacrum, which won best film at the 1997 Sacramento Festival of Film. Stephen also choreographed the Jim Thorpe musical, Warrior, for the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and directed an award-winning production of Marie Jones' A Night in November for The Actors' Bridge in Nashville. He is currently the director of the Theatre Arts program for children at Art of Motion in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Stephen also teaches Musical Theatre for special needs children as part of Ridgewood's Sharing the Arts program and an ongoing Theatre workshop for autistic teenagers.

Michael Nathanson

Michael Nathanson - At NJ Rep, Michael has appeared in the musical Don't Hug Me and the east coast premiere of TempOdyssey, as well as several Theatre Brut festivals.    Other credits include: The Lion King (national tour--Ed, Timon, Zazu); Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt, Lincoln Center), Flight of Icarus (Ohio Theatre, Ice Factory Festival); Stage Blood (John Houseman Theatre); God and Mr. Smith (Mint Theatre); Taming of the Shrew (Summer Theatre New Canaan); Hamlet in Hamlet and Ishmael in Moby Dick Rehearsed, dir. Tony Walton, w/Peter Boyle (Guild Hall); God of Desire (InterAct Theatre, Philadelphia); Nicky Goes Goth (NY Int'l Fringe Fest); A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Hysterium, Seven Angels Theatre); They're Playing Our Song, Puck in Midsummer Night's Dream, The Sunshine Boys  (Ivoryton Playhouse). Film and TV: 30 Rock, Law & Order, Rescue Me, Guiding Light, Table One, national commercials and indie films.  Michael can also be seen as the Golden Local Human Trophy on NBC TV in New York and NBCNEWYORK.com.  Training:  Northwestern University, RADA, Barrow Group, UCB.  Agent: Harden-Curtis Associates.  www.michaelnathanson.net.

David Shih

David is a New York-based actor and multimedia artist. Recently, he appeared as Capt. Park in the NJ Rep reading of Gravity Falls From Trees. He has worked with the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Vital Theatre Company, Yankee Rep. David directed Doors and Windows, an interactive CD-ROM for the Irish rock band The Cranberries. He reads Chips 'n Bytes, a weekly radio show for the visually impaired. He sings tenor in the Collegiate Chorale at Carnegie Hall. David will appear in the upcoming film Saving Face.

Dan Domingues

NJRep: The Best Man. Love and Murder, Theatre Brut 2006 and 2007, numerous readings. Other NJ credits: Sunrise at Monticello, Flying Crows (Playwrights Theatre of NJ); Human Events, Wit, Ancestral Voices, In Between (George Street Playhouse).  New York credits: Night Sky (Nagelberg Theatre); Cymbeline (NY Classical Theatre); Perforation (Artistic New Directions); Latin Music Voyage (Urban Stages); The Coffee Trees (Beckett Theatre), King Lear with Alvin Epstein (LaMaMa), The Cherry Orchard with Brooke Adams, Scott Foley and Larry Bryggman (Atlantic Theater Company); Dog in the Manger (Repertorio Español); world premiere of Jeff Hughes’ Shore Points (Irish Arts Center); Masquerade (Cherry Lane Theatre Studio; Best Supporting Actor nominee - IT Awards); 2003 NY Fringe Festival show Who Popped Papi Chulo? which Dan also co-wrote and produced;  Regional credits: Brutus in Julius Caesar and Fred in A Christmas Carol (Portland Stage Company); Pirandello’s Henry IV (Rep Theatre of St. Louis); Amadeus and Othello (Pioneer Theatre Company); Wait Until Dark (Stoneham Theatre); A Girl’s War (New Repertory Theatre); Macbeth (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company); La Dispute, Island of Anyplace, Othello (ART). TV & Film: Hope and Faith, Third Watch, As The World Turns and the independent shorts Blindfold and Gypsy Girl. Dan has an MFA from the ART/MXAT program at Harvard, a BA in film from Penn State, studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NY and is a proud company member of Only Make Believe which performs for sick and disadvantaged children in hospitals throughout the five boroughs of NY. 

Harlan Tuckman

Harlan (AEA,SAG,AFTRA) is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse and an original member of NJ Rep. He appeared in the mainstage production of Find Me A Voice, as well as the two prior productions of Voice, first as a work-in-progress and then in the New York production at Producers Circle 2 where he was acclaimed by Lawrence Gelder of the New York Times for "....a superior performance in a variety of roles." He also appeared in several staged readings including co-starring with Kelly Bishop in Strangers In The Night and Age of Miracles that subsequently was a finalist in the NYC Samuel French Short Play Festival. Earlier in his career he appeared as a regular in the Mr. Novak series with Burgess Meredith and in the Pre-Broadway production of There Must Be A Pony with Myrna Loy. Thanks to Gabe and SuzAnne for reigniting his theatrical career.

Ross Benjamin

Ross was born and raised in sunny Los Angeles, but now calls New York home. He is a graduate of Harvard University and has studied in Oxford and London with the British American Drama Academy. He has appeared in New York City as Treplyev in The Sea Gull (NADA Show World) Al in On the Open Road (Gershwin Hotel Theatre), Cootie in Moonchildren (Sandford Meisner Theatre), and Bottom and Sir Andrew in Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night, respectively, with the Gold Coast Shakespeare Company (Miranda Theatre). At the Williamstown Theatre Festival he played Harry Bagley in Cloud Nine and Tireseus in The Bacchae and at the Drill Hall in London, The King in Love's Labour's Lost. Ross appeared as Peter Goldsmith in Mike Nichols’ Primary Colors and has had a recurring role on Tracy Ullman’s HBO comedy Tracy Takes On. He was featured in The Shrink is In starring Courtney Cox and David Arquette and Made in America with Whoopi Goldberg and Ted Danson (both directed by his father, Richard Benjamin). Ross has also had guest starring spots on AMC’s Remember Wenn and ABC’s High Incident, and can be seen in the indie Revolution #9 (official entry Toronto Film Festival and Telluride Film Festival). In January he will appear in TNT's The Goodbye Girl. Ross is also the co-founder of Flatshoe Entertainment and The American Screenwriting Competition. He is very excited to be new member of The New Jersey Repertory Company.

Robert Meksin

Robert is pleased to be a member of the NJ Repertory Company.  Other credits include: Off-Broadway, The Canterville Ghost; Off-Off-Broadway performances including Strindberg NY Festival, Riverside Shakespeare, and Vital Theatre Company; regional theater work including Great Lakes Theatre Festival, The Cleveland Playhouse, Playwrights Theatre of NJ, and The Levin Theater Company; performance workshops with Playwrights Horizons and Ensemble Studio Theatre; numerous performances with Hudson River Classics and the Instant Shakespeare Company; touring nationally with Boston Chamber Repertory; and featured performances in several independent film productions.  Robert also sings with the NYC choral group, The Glass Menagerie.  He received an MFA from Rutgers University, under the teaching of William Esper, and is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and Screen Actors Guild.

Christian Pedersen

Originally from West Long Branch, Christian now resides in New York where his theatre credits include: Peace Now! (Midtown Int'l Theatre Festival), Historic Times (78th Street Theatre Lab), Spare (Vital Theatre Company), Lake (Expanded Arts), and The Long Goodbye (NADA 45). Regional: Berkshire Theatre Festival, Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Bridgeport Free Shakespeare. TV appearances include Chappelle's Show and As The World Turns. Christian is a graduate of The School for Film and TV in New York and the University of Richmond in Virginia.

Evander Duck, Jr.

Fences, Troy Maxson (Lead); Macbeth, Lennox (Helen Hayes Nomination Best Ensemble); Hurricane Katrina Comedy Festival, Raymond Smith (Selected Encore Series NYI Fringe Festival); Two Trains Runnings, Memphis Lee, ‘Tis Pity She's A Whore, Senior Donado; Blues for Mister Charlie, Reverend Meridian Henry; Miss Evers' Boys, Dr. Eugene Brodus; Apostasy (World Premiere), Reverend Dr. Julius Strong; The Exonerated, Delbert Tibbs (The Poet); Driving Miss Daisy, Hoke Colburn; As You Like It, Duke Frederick/Duke Senior, others. Lucille Lortel Theatre, Folger Theatre, Two River Theatre, Mint Theatre, North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, Soho Playhouse, New York International Fringe Festival, American Stage Theatre, Algonquin Arts Center, American Globe Theatre, Charlotte Repertory Company, New Jersey Repertory Company, African Globe Theatre, others. Film/Television, All My Children, Asbury Park, Meet the Pitts, Long Shadows, For All Mankind, Walley and the Chosen Few. National network television commercial. MFA Acting George Washington University.

Roland Johnson

Originally from England and of Anglo/Irish heritage, Roland has lived in the States for over 20 years. He was seduced into acting in his mid-forties while attempting to write a full length play. His first ever appearance on stage was as Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady. Off-Off Broadway he has worked with Expanded Arts, Frog and Peach, Storm Theatre, Peccadillo Theatre, Gorilla Rep and Oberon. Regionally he has acted in Ayckbourn’s Communicating Doors (Bristol Riverside), Shaw’s The Apple Cart (Cider Mill Playhouse) and Cooney’s Out of Order (Centennial Theatre Featival). A sporadic writer (one play got a reading at the Abingdon Theatre) and director (including Connor McPherson’s Good Thief starring Fellow New Jersey Rep member Ian Pfister), he is studying filmmaking part-time at NYU.

David Lavine

Off Broadway: Counsellor-at-Law with John Rubinstein (Peccadillo Theater Company - Obie Award for Direction, two Lucille Lortel Awards including Outstanding Revival). Other NY credits include: Kiss and Cry (Theater Ten Ten and NY Int’l Fringe Festival); Up for Air (HERE); Pirandello’s Henry IV (Belmont Playhouse); Smugglers Three, The Unconjoined (Kimball Studio); Jhev & Crema’s Surprise Makeover (Chashama); Bambi Levine, Please Shut Up! (La MaMa). Regional: Waiting for Godot, Mystery of Irma Vep, Master Harold ... and the boys, A Life in the Theatre (Fleetwood Stage); Edward II (Walnut Street Theatre, Studio); Romeo and Juliet, Henry IV Part I (Philadelphia Shakespeare in the Park). Film: The Morning After, Heat Wave, Fakers, Nobody’s Perfect, and Cell Stories directed by Edward Lachman. Numerous readings and workshops at Lincoln Center, 29th Street Rep, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Hudson Stage Company, Abingdon Theatre Company, among others. David is also a playwright and screenwriter, with over 25 New York and regional production credits. 4 Plays by David Lavine is published by Original Works, and monologues from two of his plays are included in Smith and Kraus’s The Ultimate Audition Book. The Columbus Fringe Festival’s production of his Smugglers Three earned The Other Paper’s 2005 Heidi Award for Best Original Short. His feature The Unconjoined earned Quarterfinalist status in Scriptapalooza’s 2004 screenwriting competition.

Tom Tansey

Tom Tansey is very pleased to be making his debut at the NJ Rep in The Best Man. A native of the Philadelphia suburbs, he has been performing on regional theater stages for over fifteen years. Tom most recently appeared as Arthur in the Montgomery Theater production of Psychopathia Sexualis. Other roles at Montgomery Theater include Versati in The Underpants, Albert in The Dinner Party, and Gus in It’s Only A Play. His Philadelphia credits include the workshop production of Intervention at The Wilma Theater, the Cardboard Box Collaborative’s production of Feng Shui for the Computer Widow, and the Fringe Festival production of Like That. He has also performed at Stagecrafters in Book of Days, at the Players Club of Swarthmore in The Laramie Project and Bell, Book and Candle, with the Dutch Country Players in Twelfth Night and Changes of Heart, at Playcrafters in Lonely Planet, with the Barley Sheaf Players in Ten Little Indians, and at the Forge Theater in The Elephant Man. Other regional theater credits include Paul in Barefoot in the Park, Jack in The Importance of Being Earnest, The Earl of Richmond in Richard III, and Orin Scrivello (DDS!) in Little Shop of Horrors. Off stage, Tom is very active in independent features with roles in the upcoming releases Victim’s Song, Judy Goose, and Lost in Ashes. When he’s not making noise on stage or on screen, Tom lives quietly in Collegeville, PA, with his lovely and much loved wife, Diane. He is proud to be a member of the Actors’ Equity Association.

Thomas Grube

Thomas (AEA-British Equity) has spent the last few years working in England and Ireland. In 2005 he was in the London Premiere of Valparaiso which won the Dan Crawford Theatre Pub Award. He played in Twelve Angry Men and Romeo & Juliet at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin and National Tours. He has toured Europe and the USA in West Side Story. He appeared at the Billy Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn NY in Imperfection Flawed by Lillie Marie Redwood which won the Audelco Award for best play 1999. Other NY theatre credits: Three Sisters, Macbeth, The Tempest, Androcles & the Lion, Cymbeline, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, The Petrified Forest, The Tooth of Crime, Jungle of Cities. This past June Thomas just finished filming the thriller Heathen, written & directed by award winning film director Ross Shepherd in Brighton, England and has been cast to play Coach Steelo for NFL films this coming autumn. He studied acting at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art. He is proud to be a member to NJRep.

Edward Furs

Edward (AEA,SAG,AFTRA) has been acting professionally for over 30 years. He remains active in film,voiceovers,TV and the theatre. Most recent work includes: all the Law and Order's, the last season of The Sopranos, Michael Clayton, MTV/TRL Live and the Charmin Bear in the video loop at the seasonal Charmin restrooms on Broadway. He has worked regionally at The New Jersey Shakespeare Festival,The Alabama Shakespeare Festival,Florence Griswold Museum Theatre in Connecticut, Ruth Forman Theatre in Miami, has toured Europe with The American Drama Group and as simultaneous translator with The Stary Teatr of Krakow, Poland. Most notable Off-Broadway credit as Smirdnik in the critically acclaimed The Primary English Class directed by Gerald Gutierrez. He is a member of The New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch, New Jersey. "Sto Lat i Do Zobaczenia"

Bill Timoney

Bill's NYC stage credits include The Mundy Scheme at the Irish Arts Center, The Marital Bliss Of Francis & Maxine at Playwrights Horizon, The Three Musketeers at Chameleon Theatrix, and Endless Air Endless Water at MCC (where he was a core member of the company for eight years). California stage: The Raigne Of King Edward III at the Globe Playhouse in West Hollywood, Die Laughing at Burbank Little Theater, Aspirins & Elephants at the Sherwood Theater in La Jolla, and Brigadoon at Musical Theatre West in Long Beach. A native of New Jersey and a Monmouth County resident, Bill's home-state appearances include The Musical Comedy Murders Of 1940 at the Bickford Theater in Morristown, The Year Of The Hiker, Many Young Men Of Twenty, Shadow And Substance, The Weir and DA for the Celtic Theater Company in South Orange, and Chapter Two, And Then There Were None and DA at Shadow Lawn Stage in West Long Branch. TV appearances include Lipstick Jungle, Malcolm In The Middle, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, The New Love American Style, The High Life (HBO), Guiding Light, and several years as Alfred Vanderpool on All My Children. A veteran voice actor, Bill's work can be heard in hundreds of movies, TV shows, and animated programs. He's the voice of the spacecraft computer in Mission To Mars, a greek chorus member in Mighty Aphrodite, and the newsreel narrator in Molly: An American Girl On The Homefront. Bill has voiced several roles on the TV series Pokemon, and he's known to fans of Japanese animation - aka "anime" - as Parn, the hero of the anime programs Record Of Lodoss War and Chronicles Of The Heroic Knight.

Tom Cleary

Off-Broadway: Oxford Roof Climber’s Rebellion (American premiere) at Urban Stages; Church, The Public Theater. New York: Revenge and Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Drilling Company; Arcadia and Mad Forest (NYIT Award nom. for Best Ensemble) with QED Productions; Arms and the Man and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead for Milk Can Theatre Company; Three Sisters, Chocolate Factory; Urinetown (NYIT Award for Best Musical) at Gallery Players; Twelfth Night, Shakespeare on the Hudson. Regional: South Pacific, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina; Tin Pan Alley Rag, Wilma Theater; Purlie (Barrymore Award nom. for Best Supporting) at Freedom Theatre; A Man for all Seasons, Bristol Riverside Theatre. Film/TV:Six Degrees, The Human Giant, Guiding Light, Shot in the Heart, Lebanon, Jersey Girl, Clan McCormack (’08 Cannes Film Festival). www.tom-cleary.com.

Andrew Platner

Andrew Platner’s acting work has been seen at New Dramatists, La MaMa, The SOHO Playhouse, ATA and numerous other New York theatres.  He has worked with NY Stage & Film, Stageplays Theatre Co., and 29th Street Repertory among others and has been honored to work with Academy & Tony Nominated Artists.  His work includes such contemporary plays as This is Our Youth, Orphans, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Butterflies Are Free, Long Day’s Journey into Night and The Glass Menagerie and classical plays: King Lear, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and All’s Well that End’s Well.  He has worked with: David Petrarca, David Marshall Grant, Douglas Turner Ward, Richard Caliban, Tom Ferriter, Michael Lombardi & Edward Lachman.  He trained at William Esper Studio and Maggie Flanigan’s Studio.  More information on Andrew may be found at http://APlatner.googlepages.com.

Anthony Wills Jr.

Anthony Wills Jr. made his New York debut in his one-man show The Happiness of Schizophrenia, part of the New York International Fringe Festival 2006. Other New York credits include In Circles (Kaliyuga Arts), The Odyssey (Looking Glass), Avenue X (Dreamlight Theater), and Talking to Terrorists (Culture Project). His regional credits include Surflight, Milwaukee Rep, Pennsylvania Centre Stage, Utah Shakespearean Festival, and First Stage Children's Theatre. Originally from Chicago Anthony performed, choreographed, wrote and directed there for many years. He is a member of American Theatre Company's The Relatives and has appeared in ATC's productions of Catch-22, Working and multiple staged readings and cabaret shows. Other Chicago theatre companies he's had the pleasure of working with include Aboutface, Apple Tree, Bailiwick, Black Ensemble, Clock, Dream Theater, Eta, The House, the Hypocrites, Journeymen, Lifeline, Lookingglass, Mary-Aarchie, National Pastime, Noble Fool, Nomenil, Northlight, Prop, Running with Scissors and Steppenwolf. Dance Companies he's worked with include Illinois Dance Theatre, Irreverance, Dance>Detour, and Annette Hawkins Dance Ensemble.

John Little

John Little is making his NJ REP debut in Don't Hug Me. Earlier this year he played Captain Keller in The Miracle Worker at Foothills Theatre, Polonius in Hamlet Off-Broadway for the Theatre by the Blind, Ira in Tale of the Allergist's Wife and Birling in An Inspector Calls, both at the Ivoryton Playhouse. New York audiences have seen John in Christopher Columbus at the New Federal Theatre, Dear Oscar at Perry Street Theatre and Too Noble Brothers, produced by the Public Theatre. Regionally, he has appeared in Major Barbara at Yale Rep, Noises Off at Barter Theatre, Glimmerglass at Goodspeed, Pygmalion at Syracuse Stage and Woman in Black at Portland Stage. New Jersey credits include Out of Order at Paper Mill Playhouse, The Merry Wives of Windsor at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, The Weir, Talley's Folly, To Kill A Mockingbird and The Beauty Queen of Leenane, all at Tri-State Actors Theatre. He has toured America in The Fantasticks, Angel Street, and Light up the Sky, and Europe in A Christmas Carol, Harold and Maude, Little Murders and Crazy For You. He also played Herr Schultz in the Asian tour of Cabaret, starring Andrea McArdle. John is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and lives in New York with his wife Amy and children, Eleonora and Joel.

David Bishins

Off-Broadway: Henry Miller in Anais Nin, One of Her Lives (The Beckett); A Mother, a Daughter and a Gun with Olympia Dukakis (Dodger Stages); Sympathetic Magic by Lanford Wilson-Obie Award best play-(Second Stage); Bad Girls by Joyce Carol Oates (Director’s Co.); The Nest (dir. Moses Kaufman); B oys in the Band (WPA & Lortel); Teibele and Her Demon (JRT); Cacodemon King (En Garde Arts); Tower of Evil (CSC); Midsummer Night’s Dream (TFANA).Regional: Lee in True West (Vermont Stage Co.); Rag and Bone (dir. Tina Landau), A Month in the Country (Long Wharf) As Bees in Honey Drown (dir. Evan Bergman); Arcadia(Wilma); The Dybbuk (Pittsburgh Public); Reckless (Hartford Stage); Christmas Carol (Actor’s Theatre of Louisville).Film & TV: Sorry, Haters!; The War Within; Tracks; Liberty! The American Revolution (PBS); Law and Order; Law and Order: Criminal Intent; Law and Order: Trail by Jury; Law and Order: SVU, Guiding Light; All My Children; As the World Turns; One Life to Live.  Group18 graduate of The Juilliard School.

Daniel Robert Sullivan

Daniel has appeared on tour with Pirates of Penzance and Jesus Christ Superstar, as well as with Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey (Where The Sun Never Sets), Kansas City Repertory Theatre (Room Service, Metamorphoses, Man and Superman), Utah Shakespearean Festival (Henry IV, The Winter’s Tale, Forever Plaid), Hudson Stage Co. (Almost, Maine), The Bickford Theatre (Almost, Maine), The Metropolitan Opera, New York Theatre Workshop, and other regional theatres in OR, TX, AZ, MI, TN, VA, WV, OH, NJ, RI, MO, KS, and CT.  Daniel can be seen singing in Spielberg’s Amistad, learning in the new series Eebee’s Adventures, dating in the new independent film Red Flag, and winning in reruns of Hollywood Squares.  He holds an MFA from UMKC and will next be appearing in the world premiere of a new musical, Sweetie, in New York.

Alan Souza

Alan Souza is happy to be back, having directed The Little Hours here, this past summer, as well as appearing onstage in Bookends.  A freelance director, he most recently directed Ears on a Beatle for the Human Race Theatre. His work has also been seen at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, Virginia Musical Theatre, and the New Theatre in Kansas City, among others.  Upcoming, Little Women for the Engeman Theatre and Stage and Screen, right here at NJ Rep!  As always, big thanks to Suz, Gabe, and Ron.

Vincent D'Elia

Vincent comes directly from his native NYC. Credits include: Broadway, Grease (Danny Zuko) starring Rosie O'Donnell,  Kiss of the Spider Woman (Prisoner Fuentes, Esteban) New Broadway recording w/Vanessa Williams and The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public (original cast album). Tours/Regional: 1st National The Who's Tommy (Lover, Local Lad) , Evita (Che), Bye Bye Birdie starring Tommy Tune and Ann Reinking (Conrad), Tommy in Concert 99 (1st Officer/Hawker/2nd Lout), The Full Monty (Harold Nichols), West Side Story (Bernardo), and Grease-London Version (Vince Fontaine w/Hand Jive Solo/ &Teen Angel), Nights on Broadway @ Caesars Palace (Atlantic City), Joseph...Dreamcoat (Pharaoh), Empire: A New American Musical (Menzo), Godspell (John the Baptist/Judas), Grease (Kenickie), Copacabana (Rico), Footloose (Cowboy Bob w/Still Rockin Solo) and State Fair (Pat Gilbert).Vincent created the roles of Seth/Shem/Snake in the PaperMill Playhouse production of Children of Eden (CD available on RCA/VICTOR). Television: General Hospital, Loving ,All My Children, Law and Order, and The Nanny. Contact at www.myspace.com/Uncledezi for future projects.

Ethan Paulini

New York: Gypsy of the Year (2006, Neil Simon Theatre-BC/EFA), The Sexless Years (Ars Nova, 2006 MAC Award Nomination) Spontaneous Evolution Ensemble (SEE Theatre, Founding Member). National Tours: Cameron Mackintosh's Production of Oliver!, A Christmas Carol Directed by Kevin Del Aguila. Favorite Regional: Forever Plaid, The Full Monty, Urinetown, Kiss of the Spider Woman, tick, tick...BOOM!, Side Show, Lady in the Dark, Durang, Durang, Wonderful Town and A Little Night Music. Ethan created the role of Luke/Lucas in the world premiere of Lance Horne's Back in the Day (Original Cast Recording). He received a 2007 Spirit Award for his performance of the title role in the regional premiere of Andrew Gerle's Richard Rodgers' Award-Winning musical, The Tutor. Ethan has appeared in numerous national commercials, industrials, PSA's, independent films and a short-lived sitcom for NBC. BFA-Acting/Emerson College, proud member Actors Equity.

Buzz Roddy

Buzz Roddy lives in The Bronx. He has bowed on stages in 38 of the United States and all over Europe. Some recent highlights: Moon Over Buffalo (co-starring with his wife, the luscious Laurie Dawn) at the Ivoryton Playhouse in CT; Smoke & Mirrors at Cider Mill Playhouse (upstate NY); Gypsy Gateway Playhouse (Long Island); Dracula at the Delaware Theatre Company (guess where) as well as the eponymous tenor in Lend Me A Tenor at Pioneer Valley Theatre (MA). Off-Broadway: Jack Benny!, Derek, The Primary English Class (directed by Tony© award-winner Gerald Gutierrez), the long-running Perfect Crime and the OBIE© award-winning Honesty is the Best Policy. He's also worked Off-Off-Broadway in Flora the Red Menace and Dorian Gray: The Musical, part of the NY Musical Theatre Festival) Film and TV: The Cowboy Way; Quick Change; The Taxman; As The World Turns; Law and Order (in its variety of flavors) and Flight of the Conchords. He is a proud, proud member of Actors' Equity.

Lawrence Street

Lawrence Street (AEA,AFTRA) Lawrence was born and raised in New Jersey and comes to New Jersey Rep. from the worlds of music theater and opera. In New York, He has been seen on Broadway in URINETOWN The Musical and in South Pacific at Carnegie Hall. That production was filmed for PBS Great Performances and went on to win an Emmy.  His other credits include:Porgy and Bess at Royal Festival Hall in London, Little Beasts at Luna Stage in Montclair, NJ and You Can't Take It With You and Inspecting Carol at The Barnstormers Theatre in NH. Lawrence holds an undergraduate degree in music from Carnegie Mellon University and studies acting at The Barrow Group in Manhattan.

Tim Intravia

Tim Intravia is currently a swing in the off broadway hit Tony N Tina's Wedding. He has been a featured stage combat fighter at the Metropolitan Opera's productions of Otello, Carmen and Macbeth, and has appeared in readings for the Abingdon Theatre Company, Reverie Productions and Milkcan Theatre Company. Tim has also appeared as part of Emerging Artists Theatre's one act play festival, toured with the National Theatre in The Barber of Seville and most recently appeared in Still Lives at the Workshop Theater Compnay. Tim is a living statue (www.orangemime.com) and can be seen nightly in Times Square, Rockefeller Center and all over the world standing still and being a robot. He has performed as a statue in St. Petersburg, Russia for Major League Baseball and on the FX show Rescue Me. Tim has done commercials for Staten Island Honda, Connecticut Lotto, Dragonball Z video game and more He is also a stand up comedian and sketch comedy writer. Tim is delighted to be a member of NJ Rep and  a proud AEA member.

Frank Mihelich

Frank has worked professionally both regionally and in New York City. He is a graduate of the MFA acting program at Columbia University (04), The American Conservatory Theatre's Summer Training Congress (96), and California Baptist University (98). Frank worked professionally as both an actor and a director in the San Francisco Bay area before moving to NYC in 2001. Frank has worked in film, theatre, and television. He has worked at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Arizona Repertory Theatre, and Two Rivers Theatre of New Jersey. Frank is a founding member of Magis Theatre Company. He is also a founding member of Threads Theater Company, which is dedicated to finding the common ground between the Christian faith and the art of theatre. Frank would like to thank his wife Allison for being his best friend.

Patrick Shea

Patrick is very pleased to be included in this talented company. He has worked extensively in regional theatre and spent several seasons in our nation's capitol, appearing at  The Kennedy Center, Ford's Theatre (Inherit the Wind starring James Whitmore),  and The Shakespeare Theatre (The Winter's Tale, King Lear, Coriolanus, and King John, all directed by Michael Kahn). He also particpated in a staged reading of Mrs. Bob Crachit's Wild Christmas Binge by Christopher Durang at Arena Stage. His other regional credits include The People's Light and Theatre Company (Holes), Totem Pole Playhouse (A Christmas Carol, Rumors), Mill Mountain Theatre, Cider Mill Playhouse, Monomoy Theatre, and the Alabama and Utah Shakespeare Festivals. He also toured the country as Long John Silver in Treasure Island for Theatreworks/USA.  Patrick is a member of Vermont's Oldcastle Theatre Company as both actor and stage manager.  His appearances there include A Tale of Two Cities (world premiere), Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol (as Jacob Marley), Hard Times, Morning's At Seven, K2, Judevine, Terra Nova, and the one-man show, Revolutionary Wizard, Benjamin Franklin (world premiere).

Jim Shankman

Jim Shankman appeared last season at New Jersey Rep as Sidney Krebs in  Zayd Dohrn's Sick.  His most recent credits include Arthur Stein in the world premiere of Deborah Laufer’s End Days, Carl in the Southeast premiere of Michael Hollinger’s Opus (both at Florida Stage) and Ben Hecht in Moonlight and Magnolias at the Dorset Theatre Festival, where he has played nine roles over the years including Morris Kaden in As Bees In Honey Drown and Alex Gal in Rough Crossing.   As one of the founding members of Coyote Theatre in Westchester County, New York he played Charlie Fox in Speed-The-Plow, Austin in True West and The Man in Laughing Wild.  Jim is also a playwright and novelist with a very recent MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence College.

Jason Szamreta

Jason is excited to join the artistic community of NJ Rep. New York credits include: After the Curtain (Richmond Shepard Theatre), SubUrbia (The Triad), The Liar’s Poem (One Arm Red)and Tennessee’s Final Curtain (Hotel Elysee). NJ and Regional credits include: The BFG and Tales from the Garden (Growing Stage), And Then They Came for Me (George Street Playhouse), The Star (Princeton Summer Theater), How I Learned to Drive (Theatre Project), Memorial Park (Forum Theater), and Gross Indecency, Stupid Kids and The Cripple of Inishmaan (Boarshead Theater.) Jason starred in the independent film In the Strangest Places which was featured at the Pocono Film Festival. He is a graduate of Fordham University and has studied Transformational Acting with Sande Shurin. Jason is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.  For more information, please visit www.jasonszamreta.com.

Joe Gioco

Played Doc in West Side Story for BB Promotion in Dusseldorf, Athens, and at Sadler’s Wells in London in 2008.  Broadway:  Inherit The Wind (with George C. Scott and Charles Durning).  Received critical acclaim as Laz in the Working Theatre’s production of Marty Pottenger’s Abundance at Dance Theatre Workshop.  Originated the role of Gin Rummy in Jean Claude van Itallie’s Fear Itself at Theater for the New City.  Other productions include:  Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry for the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre.  Geography of a Horse Dreamer at Soho Rep, Tartuffe at Capital Rep, The Immigrant and Spittin Image at The Forum Theatre, Salem Justice with Arts Power National Touring Theatre, Curse of the Starving Class and American Buffalo for The Albany Theatre Project, and a national tour of Charles Fuller’s A Soldier’s Play.  Film:  Goodfellas, Joey Breaker, Flodder in Amerika, Order of Redemption.  Married to actress Laralu Smith.

Michael Maricondi

Michael Maricondi is a recent graduate from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts who is addicted to Japanese pop music and Scrabble.  He is pleased as ambrosia nectar and privileged to be a part of Cupid and Psyche here at NJ Rep as New Jersey is his favorite state in the union.  In New York, he has appeared in many new musicals including Be Like Joe, Rainy Day People, Extraordinary, Welcome to New Jersey, and others as well as the Northeast tour of I Feel Great! (Kevin).  He is a member of Pacific Opera Encores, with whom he performed at Carnegie's Weill Recital hall and in Il Tabarro (Tinca).  In addition to performing, Michael is a playwright and composer—his What Fairy Tale is This, Anyway?! The Musical played a sold-out run last summer at The Producers' Club in New York, and his newest children's musical, When Push Comes to Shove (with collaborator Rachel Bloom) is set to premiere sometime this coming year.  He is also a voice teacher and acting coach.  Michael would like to thank Robin and Dana for their support and wisdom, Caitie for making him laugh, "Boopsie" for those late night inspirational talks, and, most of all, Mommy for being his angel.   

Mark Hairston

Mark Hairston is delighted to be working on his first production with New Jersey Rep. His most recent credits include Fly (Vineyard Playhouse), and The Persians (People’s Light and Theatre Co.). Other credits include The History Boys and My Children! My Africa! (The Studio Theatre, DC), Play To Win (Theatreworks USA), Topdog/Underdog, Much Ado About Nothing (Rutgers Theatre Company), and Twelfth Night performed at Shakespeare‘s Globe Theatre in London. A recent graduate of Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, Mark has also performed at Arena Stage, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He can next been seen in the Washington, DC premiere of Terrell Alvin McCraney's In The Red and Brown Water at The Studio Theatre.

Bill Mootos

Bill is new to the New York/New Jersey theater scene, and originates from Boston.  Recent credits include:  East Village Chronicles with Metropolitan Playhouse; Jump Rope, produced by Square Peg Productions at Urban Stages; The Estrogenius Festival and It Smells Like Christmas at Manhattan Theatre Source; Porcelain with Garage Theater Group of NJ; and Grace with Chester Theatre Company.  New England credits include productions with the Huntington Theatre Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, Gloucester Stage, The Vineyard Playhouse, Boston Theatre Works, North Shore Music Theatre, Lyric Stage Company, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Village Theatre Project, American Stage Festival, Wheelock Family Theatre, New Century Theatre, and others.  Film credits include The Company Men, Locked In, Hard Luck, Easy Listening, and Something Sweet.  Proud member of AEA, SAG and AFTRA.

Jason Odell Williams

Jason is thrilled to making his NJ Rep debut this spring as Adam in Yankee Tavern. Originally from Columbia, Maryland, Jason received his B.A in Drama from The University of Virginia and his M.F.A. from The Actors Studio Drama School. He has appeared on television (All My Children, One Life to Live, Guiding Light) and in several independent films including the 2008 Academy Award nominee Picture Day (student category), and, from the producer of Frozen River, the upcoming short Passerine. He has also performed Off-Broadway at The Aquila Theatre, The Pearl Theatre, La MaMa ETC, Transport Group, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Daryl Roth 2 Theatre, and The Actors Studio. Regionally he's played leading roles at The Studio Theatre in D.C. (Fat Pig), Baltimore’s Centerstage (Tartuffe), The Shakespeare Theatre of D.C. (Pericles), The National Shakespeare Co. (Macbeth; Romeo & Juliet), and Heritage Rep in Virginia (Proof, Comic Potential, The Sunshine Boys, The Last Night of Ballyhoo). Over the last few years, Jason has been privileged to work along side Jenna Fisher, Christopher Walken, William H. Macy and Morgan Freeman. As a playwright, Jason’s work has been performed at MTC, Primary Stages, New Jersey Rep, The New School for Drama, The Bleecker Street Theatre, The Jewish Cultural Arts Theatre in Florida, The Baltimore Playwrights Festival, Interart Theatre, and Ensemble Studio Theatre. Jason currently lives in New York City with his wife, Charlotte Cohn, and their daughter, Imogen. For more please visit www.jasonodellwilliams.com.

Brad Fraizer

Brad is extremely excited about his New Jersey Rep. debut and thankful that the NJR team would give him the opportunity to put his shenanigans to the test in this wonderful play. Off Broadway: Three on a Couch (American Premiere), Soho Playhouse; New York Theatre: Road to Calvary (Reading), Playwrights Horizons; Behind the Sticks, NY Fringe Cherry Lane Theatre; My Expatriate, dir. Bill C. Davis and Likeness (NYC Premiere), Manhattan Theatre Source; The Contrast, Under The Gaslight, and The Return of Peter Grimm, Metropolitan Playhouse; Desdemona’s Dream and Schaden, Freude and You, (Co-Creator) Produced by Logic Limited Ltd. a Clown Collective, of which he is a Co-Founder, with performances at The Brick Theatre, Dixon Place and P.S. 122; The Maids and Deathwatch, Egress Theatre Co.; The Devil is an Ass, Emuyabo Productions. Regional Theatre: Alice by Whoopie Goldberg, Kennedy Center National Tour; The Matchmaker, Ford’s Theatre, dir. Mark Lamos; History Boys and How The Other Half Loves, Northern Stage. The 13th of Paris, Public Theatre, ME; The Lion in Winter, Boz and the Bard Productions, NJ. BFA University of Michigan. AEA. Thanks to Mom, Pops, and Brianne who are always with me to celebrate the ups… and hold my hand through the downs.

Vince Nappo

New York credits include Richard II (on trapeze); The Swearing Jar; King Lear; Henri Gabler; Other Bodies; Phallacy; Merchant Of Venice, Jew of Malta, and All's Well That Ends Well. He has performed regionally at Portland Center Stage, North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, Denver Center Theatre Company, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Cincinnatti Playhouse In The Park, and Chautauqua Theatre Company. He performed opposite F. Murray Abraham at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Merchant of Venice as part of their 2006-2007 Complete Works Festival, and will be part of a remount of that production, touring nationally in 2011. He holds an MFA in acting from the National Theatre Conservatory, a Graduate Acting Diploma from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, and a BA in Theatre from Western Washington University. He is a member of Actor's Equity.  www.vincenappoactor.com.

Max Arnaud

Max Arnaud is thrilled to be making his debut at New Jersey Rep.  Past credits:  Spring Awakening at Center Stage NY,  Dreams of Friendly Aliens at Abindgon Theatre, The Common Man at Dixon Place, I Kreon at Walkerspace, Mythelaneous at Manhattan Theatre Source, First Time, Long Time at Stage Left Studios, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Iceman Cometh with Dog and Pony in New Orleans, and Julius Caesar at the Shakespeare Festival at Tulane.  At Greenbrier Valley Theatre:  Drawer Boy, Noises Off, Proof, Moonlight and Magnolias, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Death of a Salesman.  For his Master’s thesis he performed an hour and a half solo of Samuel Beckett’s Texts For Nothing.  He has acted in several independent short films and most recently in the feature film Upstate (LA Film Festival).  His play Daydream toured the Canadian Fringe Festivals in the Summer of 2010.  He teaches playwrighting workshops in public schools and is currently directing Urinetown: The Musical opening April 8 at Spoke the Hub in Park Slope, Brooklyn.  BA: Tulane, MFA: WVU.

Adam Harrington

Adam is making his New Jersey Repertory debut with The Judy Holliday Story.  His New York credits include Just in Time: The Judy Holliday Story (2010 NY Fringe Festival/Encore Series) and Righteous Acts (2002 Lincoln Center Director’s Lab).  In Los Angeles, where he resides, Adam has worked at several theatres, most notably The Boston Court Theatre, Sacred Fools, and The Coronet.  He’s also appeared in many shows at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (WHAT) in Massachusetts, including The Pillowman, Noises OffWhat The Butler SawMojo, and Born Yesterday. Television: It’s Always Sunny in PhiladelphiaBetter Off Ted, Parenthood, Dirt, HeroesScrubs, Enterprise.  Film: Iron ManTorquePartners, and the soon-to-be-released feature, From the Head.  Adam's appeared in dozens of commercials and is in the groundbreaking new video game, LA Noire. He can also be seen in the popular web series, Gigi: Almost American, starring Josh Gad (Book of Mormon).  Adam performs stand-up comedy regularly, and he does improv and sketch comedy at The Groundlings School in LA.  He holds a BA in Theatre from UCLA. www.theadamharrington.com

Matthew Stephen Huffman

Matt was last seen on stage in the role of Nick in American Stage Theatre Company's acclaimed and extended production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf in Saint Petersburg, FL. Selected stage credits include the title role in Missa Solemnis or The Play About Henry, a role he created for The Downtown Urban Theater Festival, receiving critical praise for his performance during its run at The Barrow Group, Hamlet in Hamlet, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (Studio@620); Hally in Master Harold… and the boys; Bo in Bus Stop (Chatauqua Playhouse); Skinhead and The Doctor in Thomas Bradshaw's Cleansed (The Brick) and Southern Promises (PS 122). Matt frequently performs and participates in readings for companies and venues throughout NYC, including: The Flea, PS122, The National Arts Club, Players Club, The Kitchen, Horizon Theatre Rep, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Lark Play Development Center, Dixon Place, The Public, Stephen Sondheim's Young Playwrights Inc. and Urban Stages. Matt is a proud NJ Rep company member.

Wynn Harmon

BROADWAY: The Detective in Porgy and Bess, (also telecast "Live from Lincoln Center" on PBS). OFF-BROADWAY: As You Like It, The New Yorkers, Tibet Does Not Exist. REGIONAL: The West End Horror and The 39 Steps (Both with Mr. Shanahan) The Constant Wife, plus ten Shakespeares at The Old Globe; Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre Company DC, The Alley, Long Wharf, Hartford Stage, Pioneer Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, American Repertory Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, American Conservatory Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, Westport Country Playhouse, Studio Theatre DC, Hartford Theaterworks, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Orlando Shakespeare Theatre and more. FILM: Mark in "Paper Cranes". TELEVISION: Trevor Babcock on "All My Children". AWARDS: The Edwin E. Stein Award for Excellence in the Arts; plus two Best Supporting Actor Awards: Jacques in As You Like It (Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis), and St. Exupery in "...35,000 Feet" (Duke Theatre).

Gary Marachek

Gary is very excited to be making his debut here on our stage at New Jersey Rep. He has been in show much longer than he cares to admit. His union stage credits include Renfield in DRACULA, Felix in THE ODD COUPLE, Thenardier in LES MIZ, The Bishop in JEKYLL & HYDE, Cholet in PHANTOM, The Devil in DAMN YANKEES, John Adams in 1776, Billis in SOUTH PACIFIC, Ernie in RUMORS, Thurston (et al) in GREATER TUNA, Max in THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Scrooge in CHRISTMAS CAROL, Albin/Zaza in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, Crabtree in SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, Fagin in OLIVER, Vice Principle Panch in SPELLING BEE, Alfred P. Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY, The Nerd in THE NERD, Ali Hakim in OKLAHOMA, Reverend Shaw in FOOTLOOSE, The Chairman in THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, Sancho in MAN OF LA MANCHA, Nathan Detroit in GUYS AND DOLLS, literally hundreds more. He has performed leads at The Walnut Street Theatre, The Palace, American Theatre of Actors, The York Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, Goodspeed, The Asolo Theatre, Ford's Theatre, Westport, Theatre Under The Stars, Pittsburgh Civic Opera, The Drury Lane Theatre, Arkansas Rep, Florida Rep, Florida Studio Theatre, Actors' Playhouse, Westchester Broadway Theatre, North Carolina Theatre, Theatre Row Theatre, Jane Street Theatre, The Lion Theatre, The Players Theatre, The Coconut Grove Playhouse, dozens more. Gary is a published author, a ten-time award winning actor, a singer for Cirque De Soliel's CIRQUE DREAMS, is a featured soloist on two original cast albums, can currently be seen in several shows on tape at the Performing Arts Library in Manhattan, has appeared in over 40 TV commercials, movies, industrials and has been featured in some 300 Equity stage productions throughout his 35 year career. Many thanks to Laurie for her undying love and support. Gary resides in downtown Manhattan.

Rich Silverstein

RICH SILVERSTEIN is thrilled to finally be performing in a theater on Broadway! (In Long Branch, NJ.) Recent work includes Jitter in "Musical of Musicals" (Cincinnati Playhouse), Tom in Jenny Giering and Marsha Norman's "Princess Caraboo" (Goodspeed Opera House), and Fulton in "Of Thee I Sing" (Bard Summerscape). Readings and workshops include Roundabout Theatre Company, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The York Theatre, Theatreworks/USA, and BMI. Rich's credits as a pianist and music director include the aforementioned "Musical of Musicals" (Cincinnati Playhouse), "Pregnancy Pact" (Weston Playhouse), "Zanna, Don't!" (York Theatre), "Songs for a New World" (NYC's Riverside Church), and numerous concerts and cabarets. TV: Music director on an Broadway-themed episode of "The Apprentice" featuring Kristin Chenoweth. Rich is a proud member of AEA and a graduate of Yale University. Thanks to Mark and Jen.