OUR TOWN

Genre: Classical, Comedy, Drama
Written by Thornton Wilder, directed by Jake Lipman

A love story between neighbors Emily and George, and a love letter to small town life in America.  Winner of the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama.


Featuring original music by Philip Rothman.


About the Company: Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions

Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions mission is to produce thought-provoking comedies.  Founded in 2006, the company's more than 20 productions to date include Books on Tape (FringeNYC 2011), Dead White Males, Proof, Love Letters, Five Flights, Recent Tragic Events, and its ongoing festival of original solo works, the Plus One Solo Show Festival. 



Cast: Kathryn Neville Browne, A.J. Heekin, Nina Leese, Joshua Mahaffey, Dolores Emma Olson, Stephanie Pezolano, Brian Roach, Brad Widener
Open:   10/17/12
Close:   10/27/12

Schedule:
8 performances, Wednesday-Saturday for two weeks. October 17-20 and 24-27, 2012.
Theater:   Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios
Address:   244 West 54th St. - 12th Floor
New York, NY 10019
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Cost:$18, general admission
Buy Tickets Online or Call: SmartTix at 212-868-4444
Company: Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions         Official Web Site: www.tictheater.com
Michael Edmund Editor Webb

Most recently was seen at Gallery Players in "Father Mike" (title role) and "Distastefully Yours" Other NY Theater: "The Bald Soprano" "Loose Knit;" "Define Happiness;" "The Reader - A Farce;" "1776;" "Hay Fever;" "Pierre & Marie;" "Balm in Gilead;" "Beyond Therapy;" "Anna Christie;" "Durang-Durang;" "The Country Girl;" "The Skin of Our Teeth;" "The Murder of Joyce Carol Oates;" "Parody Tonight;" "The Bat;" "Naomi in the Living Room;" "O' Henry Stories;" "I Love NY...What's Your Excuse?;" "The Unexpected Guest;" "Murder on the Nile;" others. Regional: "Copenhagen;" "Look Homeward Angel;" "Auntie Mame;" "The Festival of our Lord of the Ships;" "Brambleberry Witches." Film: "The Orange Papers." "Nailing Jello." Member: Break-A-Leg Productions and Theatre Gym. 

Jake Lipman The Stage Manager

New York: The Inn at Lake Devine, Our Town, Proof, Buffalo Heights, How I Learned to Drive, The Mistakes Madeline Made. National Tour: The Little Prince (National Theatre of the Performing Arts). TV: Six Degrees of Murder, A Crime to Remember. Film: Endo, Gary from Accounting, Solo, Harry & Judy, Envy. MFA in acting (Actors Studio Drama School) BA in French and art (Smith College).

Jere Williams Constable Bill Warren, Joe Stoddard

Jere Williams was seen as Chayse in Phare Play's 2008 production of Inside Spragg's Shorts one-act Apocolypse Earlier.  In the fall, he played Peter Hunter in No Sex Please, We're British in Brooklyn. He has worked in theatres around the country and on tour in plays and musicals such as How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, SugarPeter PanThe Mousetrap, and Beauty and the Beast.
 

Lynn Berg Simon Stimson

Lynn Berg is an artistic director of Ten Directions and has written, and acted in the NYIT Award winning Bouffon Glass Menajoree, Saint Arlecchino, and the films “un Pote Nain (Midget Buddy)” and “Dirty Twin.” Lynn’s other credits include the Brick Theater's Every Play Ever Written, William Jennings Bryan in Third Lows Productions’ Penny Dreadful, the national tour and the Off-Broadway production of Tony N' Tina's Wedding, and a giant robot in Victor Varnado's "Roboto Supremo." Regionally he played Curly in Of Mice and Men, Charley in Charley's Aunt, and John in A Life in the Theater. He has a MFA in performance from the University of Louisville where he had LeCoq movement training and mask work and has studied improvisation with Armando Diaz and clown, bouffon and physical comedy with Sue Morrison, Giovanni Fusetti and David Shiner. Lynn is a novice apiarist. www.tendirections.net

Gillian Hurst Rebecca Gibbs

Gillian Hurst lives in New York City working as an actor and writer. Gillian hails from the Berkshires, MA and still misses the coffee shop on Main St. Acting in at least twenty plays before high school graduation, Gillian developed a major case of the acting bug. A passion for Shakespeare led her to Shakespeare & Company's educational and training programs. When the time came she shipped off to NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. There she was able to study with the Atlantic Theater Acting School for three years and minored in Art History. Since graduation, Gillian has been working steadily in independent films, off-off broadway and regional theater. Gillian is also the writer of the blog "The Life and Times of Priscilla Rosenblaum". For more www.GillianHurst.com

Matthew Bayer Howie Newsome

Matthew Bayer is a 2008 graduate of Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. Since he moved to New York a year ago, he has worked several times with the Left Hip Theatre Company's Shotgun Theatre Festival. He also just finished up on Adam Roebuck's production of Echoes.  

Brady Adair Dr. Gibbs

Brady Adair is happy to be performing with Zephyer Rep.  Entertaining audiences across the country, Brady has played over 50 roles in an extensive range of theatre and film productions.  New York credits include Walking the Dream (American Theatre of Actors), The Winter’s Tale (Wooden O) and various new works at Manhattan Children's Theatre.  Regional credits include Shakespeare in Hollywood (Pioneer Playhouse), The Taming of the Shrew (New England Shakespeare Festival), The Foreigner (Millbrook Playhouse) and All Quiet on the Western Front (World Premiere, Roxy Regional).  Film and television credits include "The Oracle," "Mistaken Identity," "Law and Order," and "The Forensic Files." Learn more at www.BradyAdair.com.

 
Shelley Little Emily Webb

New York: The Mistakes Madeline Made, Our Town, The Drunken City (Tongue in Cheek Theater), Alice, Come Sit by the Fire and Good Woman of Szechwan (Adaptive Arts), A Midsummer Night's Dream and The American Clock (Circle in the Square), Blood Bond (3 Roads).  Trained at the Circle in the Square Theater School.

Stacie Capone Mrs. Soames

A graduate of Fordham University, Stacie also studied at Primary Stages and with the SITI Company. Recent film/tv/web credits include Exit Strategy (Nickelodeon), Nobody's Ninja (Red Line Studios) and the feature film, Blood Junkies. Recent theatre credits include 365 Days / 365 Plays (The Public), Without a Safety Net (The Hudson Guild Theatre) and Bck t Th Grnd (The Bridge Theatre). 

Joan D. Saunders Professor Willard

Theater: Our Town (Tongue in Cheek Theater), The Wedding Singer, The Musical (Porch Light Productions), The Two Kinsmen (Oxford Shakespeare Company), Company (Royal Underground Productions, Lost and Found in the Mission (Boathouse Productions, Best of SF Fringe 2008 Winner).  Film: Vicious, American Spanish and Wall Street Barbie.  Training: ACT, Alan Arkin, Roger Hendricks Simon, T. Schreiber Studio, Singers Forum.