(Miriam Hemmerick) Broadway: Stickfly. Off-Broadway: Saturn Returns (Lincoln Center). Regional: Trouble in Mind (Arena Stage), Cymbeline (Shakespeare Theatre Company), The Circle (Westport Country Playhouse), The Importance of Being Ernest, the American Premier of Let There Be Love (Center Stage), A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare on the Sound), Playboy of the Western World (Hangar Theater). International: Pericles (The Continuum Company). Film & TV: The Weekend, Almost in Love, "Person of Interest," "Notorious," "Louie," "Gossip Girl," "Law & Order," "Lipstick Jungle." Training: BA from Fordham University, MFA from NYU's Graduate Acting Program.
(Raina Briar) is best known for playing Medical Examiner Rodgers on “Law & Order” and all its spinoffs for 19 years. Other TV: “The Good Wife,” “Community,” “Third Watch,” Onion News Network, “All My Children.” Broadway: A Streetcar Named Desire, Indiscretions, The Music Man, Hollywood Arms. Off-Broadway: Susan and God, The Body Politic, The Cider House Rules, An Oak Tree, The Cover of Life. Regional: Too many to list. Film: Arthur, Made for Each Other, Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God, Not Interested.
(Leo Garnes) shared a Drama Desk Award for Lee Blessing's Cobb at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and an OBIE for his work in Tracy Letts' Bug at the Barrow Street Theatre. Other NY credits include Bus Stop at Circle in the Square, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow at the Atlantic Theater and One Shot, One Kill at Primary Stages. He has appeared in the films Dead Men Walking, Malcolm X and Margot at the Wedding. On TV in all three “Law & Order”’s.
(Grey Collins) most recently starred in "Bar Karma", current TV’s experiment in scripted TV. He recently relocated to NY from L.A. where he was seen on stage at South Coast Rep in Lauren Gunderson's Emile as well as workshops of Bill Cain's How to Write a New Book for the Bible and Itamar Moses' Completeness. TV shows: "Medium," "Journeyman," "The Protector," "The Forgotten," "Burn Notice," "Numb3rs," "Supernatural" and "Big Love." Films include Obsessed, Chapter 27, The Good Shepherd and Altamont Now. Previous NY and regional theater includes The Vertical Hour with Julianne Moore and Bill Nighy (Broadway), Itamar Moses' Outrage (Wilma Theater), Man is Man (Prospect Theater), The Blue Room (Hangar Theater) and It Pays to Advertise (Yale Rep). MFA: Yale School of Drama.
(Kenneth Sharpe) As an actor – Broadway: Legally Blonde (as well as the MTV production), Ragtime, Falsettos (Tony nomination), City of Angels, Mail, Sweet Charity (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award), Shakespeare’s Cabaret, Pippin, The Happy Time (Tony nomination, Theater World Award). Off Broadway: Elegies, Ancient History, Putting It Together, Falsettoland, March of the Falsettos. Regional: Elegies (Barrymore Award), Adrift in Macao, A New Brain (Helen Hayes nomination), Don’t Stop the Carnival (Carbonell nomination), Merchant of Venice, Falsettos (L.A. Ovation Award). As a composer: Mail (L.A. Drama Critics nomination), 3 Guys Naked From the Waist Down (Drama Desk nomination).
ERIC MARTIN BROWN
(Understudy for Garnes, Grey and Sharpe) Broadway: Dance of Death. Off-Broadway: The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd (Mint Theater), Suddenly Last Summer (NIKO Co), Fly (Lincoln Center Institute), Servicemen (New Group), The Ruby Sunrise (Public Theater).Regional theater includes The Wilma Theater, Cincinnati Playhouse, Shakespeare Theatre D.C, Old Globe, Capital Rep, Studio Arena, Bread Loaf, Palm Beach Dramaworks, Elm Shakespeare, Arkansas Rep, Caldwell, Yale Rep. Film/TV: “Law & Order: SVU,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “30 Rock,” “Gossip Girl,” “Third Watch,” “One Life to Live,” “All My Children,” “As the World Turns,” Pear, Found in Time, The Response, Jacklight, All I Want for Christmas. Training: MFA Yale School of Drama, BFA NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
(Understudy for Raina) Broadway: Imperial & Music Box Theatres: Barbara, Ivy, Karen u/s August: Osage County (replaced as Ivy for 3 ½ months). Off-Broadway: R.C. in Bug (Barrow Street Theatre). Regional: Behind the Eye (Cincinnati Playhouse); Cymbeline, Hamlet, Hedda Gabler (Shakespeare Theatre Company); The Syringa Tree (The Kitchen Theatre, Vermont Stage Company). TV: “Girls,” “Criminal Intent,” “Third Watch,” “Law & Order.”
JENNIFER LAINE WILLIAMS
(Understudy) is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. Off-Broadway: Whose Family Values!, Regional: Big Love, The Changeling and Mad Forest at Bread Loaf and Five Women Wearing the Same Dress at the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh, NC. Film/TV: Catalina Trust, Crutch, The Downwinders, In That Moment, The Widowers, As the World Turns.
(Author) is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists and Chicago Street Theatre. Awards: The Angels of Lemnos (Jeff Award, L.A. Times Critic's Choice, Robby Award), 7th Monarch (Plays for the 21st Century, DramaRama 2000, Panowski Award). Screenplay awards: The Angels of Lemnos (3rd Place Hollywood Film Festival, Sundance Feature Film Project finalist two years in a row). He and his wife, Dona, are blessed with eight children and five grandchildren.
SCOTT C. EMBLER
(Director) New York includes Stain (Off-Broadway); Margot Alone in the Light (operamission); Death in England, Faith, Caliban (Vital); Burning Botticelli (NYCFringe); Bloodties (NYMF). Readings include At Daybreak (Rattlestick), Breasts of Fortuna (with Lea Michele), Masada (with Maya Days at the York). Out of town: Tribute to Miriam Makeba (with Tsidii le Loka), Galileo’s Daughters (Piccolo Spoleto), Glory Denied (UrbanArias). Creator of Little Tales (Manhattan Children’s Theatre). SDC Observer to Walter Bobbie for No, No, Nanette (Encores).
(Scenic Designer) has been designing and assistant designing in New York since receiving her MFA in Scenic Design at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Recent Work: Turn of the Screw (Syracuse Stage), Usher’s Ball (CAP 21), 1800 Dial India (Mumbai), and Shining City (Nevada Conser- vatory Theatre). At NYMF: Bloodties, Marrying Meg, Love Sucks, and Nerds://A Musical Software Satire. As resident designer at Lake George Theater Lab: Kitchen Sink Play, OTMA, and Gin Love Jazz Music. Associate Designer credits include Nice Work If You Can Get It, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Million Dollar Quartet, among others.
(Lighting Designer) Work includes designs for Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Young Vic (London), American Repertory Theater, Primary Stages, NYSF/Public Theater, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Children’s Theater Company (Minneapolis), Baltimore Centerstage, Trinity Repertory Company, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Bard Summerscape, Houston Grand Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Opera Colorado, Canadian Opera Company, Opernhaus Graz (Austria), Savonlinna Opera (Finland), Minnesota Opera, Opéra de Montréal and Long Beach Opera.
DAVID WITHROW (DW)
(Costume Designer) Designs internationally for theatre, opera, and film. Selected Awards: 2007 NYIT Award for Bug Boy Blues (Looking Glass Theatre), 2010 Audelco Award for Pecong (TWAS Productions). Film: Peter & Vandy (Sundance Film Festival Selection). Designed for Broadway Bares including the Wonerland ad campaign, web series like The Battery’s Down and Rock of Ages Productions. Assistant: The Threepenny Opera (Designer Isaac Mizrahi) & The Apple Tree (Roundabout), The Wedding Singer (Broadway), King Arthur (English National Opera & New York City Opera), King Lear (The Public), & Jersey Boys (Las Vegas & London casts). Broadway Associate: RACE &Everyday Rapture. dwcostumedesign.com
(Original Music/Sound Design) has worked as composer, sound designer and musical director in and around New York City since 1995, and for seven seasons has served as resident sound designer for the Actors Studio Drama School Repertory Season. A native of Austin, Texas, he holds degrees in music performance from the University of Texas and Yale University, and studied orchestral conducting with Louis Lane and Charles Bruck.
(Prop Master) Recent credits: Prop Master for Food & Fadwa at NYTW, Art Department Assistant on Wally and Andre Shoot Ibsen, Prop Master for The Ugly One at Soho Rep, Set Designer for Someone's Trying To Kill Me at HERE Arts Center, Scenic Charge for Galileo at Classic Stage, Prop Master for The Cherry Orchard at Classic Stage. Starlet has an MFA in Set Design from UCLA.
(Production Stage Manager) Recent credits: The Fartiste at Sofia’s, Reading Under the Influence at the DR2, Honey Brown Eyes for The Working Theater. Dorset Theatre Festival 2011-Dial M for Murder and Mauritius 2010-Fallen Angels, The Novelist and When Something Wonderful Ends. Other credits include: Made in Heaven at Soho Playhouse, four seasons at The New Group where shows include Rafta Rafta, Two Thousand Years, Things We Want, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Abigail’s Party, and Hurlyburly, CSC, Signature Theatre, MCC, Urban Stages, Target Margin, Direc- tors Company, Actor’s Studio Free Theatre, Vital Theatre, Storm Theatre, Naked Angels, Women’s Project, WPA, and Primary Stages. Member AEA.
(Assistant Stage Manager) Graduated from Marymount Manhattan College. Previous stage management experience includes: The Merchant of Venice, (TBTB), Debbie Does Dallas (Provincetown), Naked Boys Singing (Provincetown), Icons (Provincetown and NYC), and The Incident at Vichy (TACT). She is a proud member of AEA and the Broadway Bowling League.
(Assistant Director) Regional Directing/Assisting: Biloxi Blues, The Foreigner, Gut Bucket Blues (Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre, Assistant Director to David H. Bell), Eleanor starring Jean Stapleton (Helen Hayes PAC, Assistant to John Tillinger). As an actor: Off-Broadway revivals of Room Service and The Man Who Came to Dinner. Regional: Ford’s Theatre, Pittsburgh CLO, Bethesda Theatre, Tennessee Rep, National Arts Centre (Canada).
(General Manager) Laura Janik Cronin/Scott Newsome. Off-Broadway: Triassic Parq, Tennessee Williams’ The Two-Character Play, Sex in Mommyville, Lidless, Tales From the Tunnel, Glimpses of the Moon. Regional: Frog Kiss (Virginia Stage 2013); Rest, In Pieces (Charles R. Wood Theater); Wallenberg (WPPAC); Showcases: A Thick Description of Harry Smith, Kiki Baby, The Brain That Wouldn’t Die in 3D!, Comm Comm, The Toymaker, Marrying Meg, Shine! and Bloodties. In Development: Moon in the Sea; Enchanted April, The Musical and A Little Travelin’ Music.
PETER R. FEUCHTWANGER/PRF PRODUCTIONS
(Production Supervision) Broadway: Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home. 12 years with The New Group includes The Kid; A Lie of the Mind; The Starry Messenger; Rafta, Rafta; Abigail’s Party; Hurlyburly and Aunt Dan and Lemon. Shows for Primary Stages include Dividing the Estate, Opus, Adrift in Macao and In the Continuum. Other selected credits: Stephen Belber’s Fault Lines; Eve Ensler’s The Treatment; A Mother, a Daughter and a Gun, Tea at Five and Toxic Audio.
(Company Manager) Off-Broadway: Balls…the Musical? at Theatre Row (Company Manager), Lidless at Page 73 (House Manager), Boomers: The Musical of a Generation (Production Assistant/ stagehand). Showcase: Actors Studio Drama School – Repertory Season 2012 (CM/HM). Readings: Moon in the Sea at Somerled Charitable Foundation (CM). Film: Stained Glass directed by Annette Jolles (Assistant Stage Manager). Regional: Bare: the Musical at The Edge Theatre Company (Lighting Design), The Wizard of Oz at York County Ballet (Set Crew).
McCORKLE CASTING, LTD.
Pat McCorkle, (C.S.A.) and associates have most recently the cast Broadway production, Over the Rainbow and off Broadway plays; Tribes, Our Town (Barrow Street Theatre) Almost Maine,Ears On A Beatle,Down The Garden Paths, Killer Joe, Mrs. Klein, Driving Miss Daisy. Memorable Broadway casts include; High with Kathleen Turner, The Lieutenant Of Inishmore, The Glass Menagerie, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, One Flew Over The cuckoo’s Nest, The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, Amadeus, She Loves Me, Blood Brothers, A Few Good Men among many others. A partial list of feature film projects include ; Ghost Town, Secret Window, Basic, The Thomas Crown Affair, The 13th Warrior, Madeline, Die Hard with a Vengeance, School Ties, etc. and television shows; Electric Company, Californication (Emmy nomination), 3Lbs., Barbershop, Chapell’s Show among several others. Premium Rush, a feature for Sony Pictures is scheduled for summer release.
THE SOMERLED CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
(Producer) Founded in 2005 by Robert & Wendy Macdonald, The Somerled Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Private Foundation focused on the creation and support of new works. Producing projects include Bloodties – A Rock Musical (2010 world premiere directed by Scott C. Embler, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Award for Excellence in Music), Ron Carter’s Great Big Band (2010 jazz CD, Sunnyside Records & Toshiba-EMI), Time After Time, A New Musical (2009 reading directed by Gabriel Barre) Star Dust & Beyond: A Tribute to Artie Shaw (2006 big band CD). www.SomerledCharitableFoundation.org
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RED RISING MARKETING
Current Clients: Jersey Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar, Triassic Parq, Closer Than Ever, SILENCE! The Musical, the 2012 return engagement of Mummenschanz and BroadwayInsider.com. Red Rising Marketing was established in February 2012 by Michael Redman, after serving as Vice President at HHC Marketing for the last 10 years and overseeing marketing and promotions on over 200 Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. www.redrisingnyc.com.