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Toni Mayo  |  Actress

Toni began her performing career as a child while studying at the Strasberg Institute. She’s been in productions off (and sometimes very far off) Broadway for the past few years, most recently concluding a run of Perfection. This November, you can see Toni in Candy Slice’s Smooth Operator at Gotham Comedy Club and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. As always she’s thrilled to be on stage tonight- this will be her second time working with Phare Play, and she’s happy they’ve had her back. Many thanks to her family and Tom for their persistent belief in her.<...Continued

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Joan Darling  |  Actress

Joan Darling began her career as an actress with the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford as Viola in Twelfth Night. She starred in the award winning improvisational theater company, The Premise, with Gene Hackman, Tom Aldredge, and Ron Liebman. She starred on Broadway in Leda had a Little Swan and A Minor Adjustment. She won an Emmy for her performance in Dorothy Parker, Woven in Crazy Plaid.Continued

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Greg Mullavey  |  Actor
Greg Mullavey has appeared in well over 100 theatre productions all over North America. On Broadway Greg starred in Bernard Slade's Romantic Comedy, opposite Mia Farrow and Tony Perkins; in Rumors as Lenny opposite Veronica Hamel, and as Merv in the Broadway National Tour of The Sisters Rosenweig, opposite Nancy Dussault. He has appeared in numerous Off-Broadway productions of which his latest was HB's Burnt Piano opposite Laila Robbins and Fritz Weaver. ...Continued
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Ax Norman  |  Actor
Ax Norman graduated from Washington and Lee University with a degree in Theatre. He spent the better part of two years in regional tours and theatres in the Southeast before settling in Atlanta.

In nearly 10 years in Atlanta, Ax performed with the Alliance Theatre, Synchronicity Performance Group, GMT Productions, 14th Street Playhouse, the Totally Fun Company, Aurora Theatre, Georgia Shakespeare Festival and Art Within. He made films as an Associate Producer with American Artists. He directed the television show "American...Continued

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Molly Church  |  Actress

Molly Church is a graduate of the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School. After taking a small hiatus from the theater, she is thrilled to be back on stage again and working alongside Blake and with such a tremendous group of actors. Some favorite roles include Judy in Callback, Caddie in Snake in Fridge and Helena in an all-female production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She has also been featured in a handful of independent films, most recently Group Therapy and The Super Amazing Movie. ...Continued

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Ariana Johns  |  Actress
Ariana Johns is bi-coastal and double-jointed. Off-Broadway, she performed in Pigeons On The Walk and I Got The Stagestruck Blues On A Mobius Trip, (co-written with Andrew Johns), which was also produced at the Boar's Head Theatre in MI. Other favorite New York credits include The Killing Of Sister George, Eccentricities Of A Nightingale, and Stay Pretty (actor/author). Regionally, she's worked with Allison Janney (The Real Inspector Hound), Joanne Woodward and Judith Ivey (Hay Fever), and Mark Moses (Spring Awakening). She is the recipient of a Drama-Logue award for the Irish verse play, The Midnight Court, and an A.D.A. ...Continued
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Carol Neiman  |  Actress

When she took up acting as a sort of "mid-life adventure," Carol finally found out what she wants to be when she grows up. Following that realization, she has appeared in lead and supporting roles in a number of off-off Broadway productions, including Therese Raquin (directed by Michael Page), The Importance of Being Earnest (a Phare Play production) and I, Undertow (written by Blake Bradford)....Continued

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Scott Morales  |  Actor
Scott Morales ("Not So Calm, But Still Totally Dead" â€" Matt, "Ladies and Gentlemen, the 2,746th President of the United States" - Anderson) is proud to be returning to the Phare Play stage after being seen in "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" and "Carl the Second". Scott hails from the Country Fried Nation (Texas) and has been acting since the age of seven when, upon the donning of a red towel and flying off of the cabinets, portrayed his first role of "Superman" which received scathing reviews from his parents for continually sending him to the hospital. ...Continued
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Christine Vinh  |  Director
Christine Vinh (Hannah Swindon) has performed in over a dozen shows in her three years since coming to New York, including Conjur Woman in "Dark of the Moon" and Hippolyta and Oberon in an all-female production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream". SHe is thrilled to have the opportunity to revisit this role - one of her firsts here in New York. She has also appeared in two other Blake Bradford-authored shows - "Gay Slave Handbook" and "The Last Cloud". She has recently directed "Office Hours" as well as "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged]" and "Carl the Second". ...Continued
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Steven Nelson  |  Actor

Steven Nelson is really excited to be working, once again, under the brilliant direction of Christine Weems and to be sharing the stage with Blake and Michael. Recent stage credits include: Carl The Second (Multiple Characters), The Third Lover (Jack), The Cherry Orchard (Yepikhodov), Dark of the Moon (Mr. ...Continued

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Amber Ford  |  Actress
Amber is thrilled to be working with Phare Play Productions. She received her BFA in acting from Stephens College. Some of her favorite roles include: Hunyak from "Chicago", Judy from "Perfect Wedding", and Dunyasha from "The Cherry Orchard". She would like to thank her friends and family for their love and support.

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Alex Moshofsky  |  Actor
Alex Moshofsky (Raymond - Dinner for Four) is performing in his third night of shorts with Phare Play. Having moved to New York five years ago from Oregon, he's tried to keep as busy as possible. Some of his favorite roles in New York have been playing Mrs. Taylor in "Bat Boy: The Musical", Benvolio in "Romeo & Juliet", and not surprisingly, the multitude of characters in his first full length show with PP - "Carl the Second"....Continued
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Christopher Simon  |  Actor

Chris Simon most recently appeared onstage in Dance at Bataan as Taylor Mann. He was also seen in Arcadia as Captain Brice and as Coach/Al/Ahab in Carl the Second for Phare Play Productions. His directorial work with Phare Play includes The Chip Hydeberger Show - part of WWSS II, The 12 Step Conga Line - part of The Winter Shorts: A Night of Erotica and two shorts in Inside Spragg's Shorts - Daddy Issues and Not So Calm…. ...Continued

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Adam Souza  |  Actor
The voice of Adam Souza once again joins with Phare Play Productions after previously performing in "The Cherry Orchard" last season and writing the short play "That's All Folks" for the 24 hour play festival "Who Wears Short Shorts?". He has most recently been on stage in the Samuel French festival entry "Three in the Bed" and has appeared in many shows in and around New York. He also works as a fight choreographer, staging the violence for plays as varied as "Harry the Hunk On His Way Out" at the Cherry Lane Theatre to "The Shadow Pier" to "Stone Cold Dead Serious". Adam would like to thank his family for their support and love. Thank you all. ...Continued
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Amber Bloom  |  Actress
Amber Bloom is thrilled to be a part of who wears short shorts. Fresh out of the second run of the "hunny bunny hot box," she is ecstatic to actually get to wear more than just a bra and underwear in this performance. Favorite roles include Belinda Blair in "Noises Off" as well as the evil stepsister Florinda in "Into the Woods". She'd like to thank all of her awesome friends for their support and love....Continued
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Meg Cheng  |  Actress
Meg Cheng is incredibly excited to be a part of "Who Wears Short Shorts?" She was last seen onstage in the MeanBoy Production of "Analog Friend" which debuted at the 2007 Fringe Festival. A native of Northern California, she has been studying acting in New York City for the last 3 years. Her most recent film and TV credits include "Guiding Light" and the short film "Coming Home." She would like to give a great, big huggie to Manny and Miaka....Continued
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Isabella David  |  Actress

Isabella David is a French and American actress, dancer and singer, who studied drama and comparative literature at the University of Virginia. Since moving to NY, she has acted and danced in several plays including the role of Fair Witch in Phare Play's Dark of the Moon, an award-winning turn as Karma Galore in The Bad Plays Festival, Sarah Greer in What Really Frightens You? - soon to be released, and the lead dancer in a music video for the Boston band Common Thrill on youtube...C...Continued

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Emily Ehlinger  |  Actress

Emily is elated to be back in the big apple after an exciting summer performing with Connecticut Free Shakespeare and participating in the Fall Conservatory at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, MA. Most recently she has been seen performing as Margeret in Much Ado, Feste in Twelfth Night, and Mrs. Van Dann in a national tour of The Story of Anne Frank. Past Phare Play Productions include 12 Step Congo Line and Wombsgiving as well as two runs in their Who Wears Short Shorts 21 hour theater festivals. ...Continued

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Elizabeth English  |  Actress
Elizabeth English (Mariner/Iris) is thrilled to be working with Phare Play again after participating in their delightful 24 hour play festival last month! Most recently, she appeared as Luther in "The Life and Times of Martin Luther" (Reformed) for FringeNYC, and worked as an Acting Intern with The Looking Glass Theatre. Elizabeth is a graduate of The Catholic University of America Drama Program. Favorite roles include: Mrs. Johnstone in "Blood Brothers", Countess de Lage in "The Women", Charisse in "The My House Play", and Lois Lane in "Kiss Me, Kate"....Continued
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Erin Fehr  |  Actress

Erin Fehr is BACK! After a string of WWSS appearances, she had to take a breather during the last round, but she fully expects to be in the winning show this time around. This will be her fourth go around with them and can't wait to find out which "special skill" she will get to use this time . . . Thanks, Phare Play!

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TJ Fix  |  Actor
TJ Fix is thrilled to be working on "Who Wears Short Shorts". Previous off-off Broadway credits include: "Two Gentleman of Verona" (Manhattan Theatre Source), "Getting Home" (At Hand Theatre Co.) and "Alice Squared" (Sanford Meisner). He has also appeared with The Richmond Shakespeare Festival in "Comedy of Errors" and toured with The National Theatre for Children....Continued
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Kerri Ford  |  Actor
Kerri Ford has been performing since she was nine years old. Her dance skills, combined with her acting and vocal training, all compliment each other to make her a triple threat. While studying at NYU, Kerri found the joy in sharing all of this technique through teaching and decided to study both education and drama. She holds a BS in Educational Theatre, and is a certified NY State Theatre Educator (K-12). Her favorite performance credit's include Tina Thompson's Contmeporary Dance Fitness Visions (Tribecca PAC) , the musical 'Surf's Up' (Teaneck New Theatre), Barbie (Fairytopia), and 5X Wilder (Provincetown Playhouse). ...Continued
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Jason Gaffney  |  Actor
Jason Gaffney is thrilled to be a part of this project. He recently returned home to NYC after a long and fun summer out in MA. He did "42nd Street", "The King and I" and "Singin' In the Rain" with the Reagle Players in Waltham MA, and then did a tour with them called "Remembering the 40's". Earlier this year he was in "Tommy" out in Alaska. He has also been seen in several Off Off Broadway shows such as "The Dressing Room", and "The Black Men" and "Police Drama". To see more of what he has done please visit www.jasongaffney.com. ...Continued
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Aaron Kapner  |  Actor
Aaron Kapner (to the best of his knowledge) has the record for the most shows performed with Phare Play Productions, this being his 7th collaboration with them...The other six were the original one acts: "Unspoken Arrangements", "Telling Ma", and "That's All Folks!!" (in the first Short Shorts) and the full length plays: "The Eight: Reindeer Monologues", "Dark of the Moon" and "Under A Cowboy Moon". He's also appeared in an adaptation of "Anna Karenina" at the American Theater for actors, two productions in the Sam French Play Contest, and numerous Shakespeare staged readings....Viva le Phare Play......Continued
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Pete Kilcommons  |  Actor
Peter Kilcommons is thrilled to be back with Phare Play Productions, after being seen last year in "Dark of the Moon" and the second "Who Wears Short Shorts". A late entry into the world of theatre, the retired educator's regional credits include performances as Lord Battersby in "Me and My Girl", as Tousaud in the "Scarlet Pimpernel" and as Andrew Duncan in "45 Seconds from Broadway". A former candidate for the State Assembly, Peter appeared as the corrupt Senator Hedges in "Born Yesterday" (hmmm). ...Continued
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Linnea Peery  |  Actress
Linnea Peery - Originally from Northern California, Linnea attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Theatrical appearances include Sam Shepard's "A Lie of the Mind"; "Matt and Ben" by Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers, Sophocles's "Antigone," the premiere of "Tough Love" by AJ Barnes in Los Angeles and Arthur Kopit's "Chamber Music." Recent film work includes roles in "Long Story, Short," "6000 Degrees" and "Home Court."...Continued
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Jamie Rosler  |  Actress
Jamie Rosler - After completing her B.A. in Theatre at the University of Miami, Jamie moved to London, England and received her M.A. in Performance from Goldsmiths College, University of London. After studying and performing with practitioners of the highest caliber and most varied backgrounds, she is thrilled to be back in New York City finding and fulfilling her own artistic desires. Earlier this year, Jamie performed in the off-off-Broadway show "String, Strang, Strung", and is psyched to work on "Who Wears Short Shorts?"...Special thanks to Mark, Sheila & physical therapy......Continued
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Nicholas Santasier  |  Actor
Nicholas Santasier ("Ladies and Gentlemen, the 2,746th President of the United States" â€" Morley Jollipson) has survived everything from a superhero sidekick talk show to a sexual addiction meeting, a church to a hippie apartment, even 1809 England. And he is still here! And shaven. And fight choreographing. That's about it. 'k bye!
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Nicole Serra  |  Actress
Originally from Las Vegas, Nicole has been pursuing acting in New York for over three years. She is a graduate of University of Miami, where she received a B.A. in Theatre and English Literature. Some of her favorite theatrical credits include "Julius Caesar", "Latins Anonymous", "Look Homeward Angel", "Rocky Horror Show", "Iphigenia and Other Daughters", "West Side Story", and "A Midsummer Night's Dream". Nicole has also trained at Queen Mary, University of London and at SITI Company in NYC....Continued
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Ashley Thayer  |  Actress
Ashley Thayer is an actor and visual artist who lives and works in New York, NY. She has been acting for the past two years and studies at T. Schreiber Studios. She can be seen in the upcoming independent feature film "Shutterbug", by Cyprian Films.
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Joey Brenneman  |  Actress
Joey Brenneman is appearing for the first time on a Phare Play stage. She has done many other shows and done many other things with her life.
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Axy Carrion  |  Actress
Axy Carrion is appearing on a Phare Play stage for the first time. She has acted in other shows and done many other things with her life.
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Edward Monterosso  |  Actor

Edward Monterosso is a well loved veteran performer whose recent NY stage credits include Warren Kimble and Lloyd Penny in Office Hours, Walter Gold in The Twilight of the Golds, Gayev in The Cherry Orchard, Clarence in The Last Posse and Rodney in His Critical Condition (Phare Play Productions), Howard Cummings for the NY premiere of Russ Weatherford's A Shadow Called Home, Martin Roberts in Revival (awarded Audience Favorite in the NY Fringe Festival) and most recently Tom Winfield in Ripples. ...Continued

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Therese Plummer  |  Actress
Thérèse Plummer (Suzanne) is an actor, playwright, and voiceover talent living and working in NYC for the past 5 years. She is currently the voiceover talent for many Audiobooks at Audible.com . Thérèse has recently participated in play readings of "Under Tillage" at The Irish Repertory Theatre and "Celebrity Row" at The New York Theatre Workshop. She has written and performed excerpts of her one woman show, "Ribbons Undone" at the Here Arts Center and Writers Voice of the West Side YMCA....Continued
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Jean Walker  |  Actress
Jean Walker (Mrs. Alving) most recently appeared as Phyllis in Phare Play's NYC production of "The Twilight of The Golds". Other recent NY stage credits include Mrs. Allen in "Dark Of The Moon" and Lady Capulet in "Romeo and Juliet", in addition to Irina Arkadina in "The Seagull", Mme. Ranyevskaia in "The Cherry Orchard", Joanna Lippiatt in "Present Laughter", Auntie Mame in "Auntie Mame", and Christine Penmark in "The Bad Seed". Regional credits include, among others, Nerine in "That Scoundrel Scapin" (NJ Shakespeare), Mrs. Webb in "Our Town", Blanche in "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "The Man Who Came to Dinner"....Continued
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Sean Gallagher  |  Actor

Sean Gallagher is excited to be working with Phare Play Productions again. Currently he is studying with Terry Schreiber at T. Schreiber Studio. He has also studied at The Neighborhood Playhouse, and The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia. His last show, On the Rocks, took him to Off-Market Theaters in San Francisco, and won Best Audience at The Cherry Lane Theater during the Downtown Urban Theater Festival. ...Continued

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Stephanie Garcia  |  Actress
Stephanie Garcia (Julia – Dinner for Four) is excited to return to the stage. Recent credits include "Dancer for Money" with White Trash Intellectuals and "Trying to Get to the Moon" at the Interborough Repertory Theatre. Film Credits include the independent feature "Silent" and the independent short "F. Scott Fitzgerald Slept Here". Check out stephaniegarcia.n...Continued
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David Horton  |  Actor
David Horton (Arlen – And Toto, Too) was most recently seen on stage in "Edging The Cliff" (SUNY Purchase). Previous shows have included "Italian American Reconciliation", "The Sunshine Boys", "Taking Sides", and "The Grapes of Wrath". Other recent projects have included a staged reading of the feature film "Kamikaze Dolls" as part of the The Raw Word/IFP Emerging Artists Narrative Readings, an ABC News promo, as well as a supporting role in the film, "Christmas In New York"....Continued
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Patrick McGhee  |  Actor
Patrick McGhee (Marvin) has just returned from tour with the National Theatre for Arts and Education appearing in Short Story Masterpieces and is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2007) with a B.A. in Theater. Other performances including "Romeo and Juliet" (Romeo) with the Hudson Shakespeare Company, "Line" (Flemming), "Hedda Gabler" (Tesman), "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress" (Tripp), "Minor Demons" (Nicholas O'Brien), "Much Ado About Nothing" (Claudio), and "A New Brain" (Minister). "My hope, still, is to leave the world a better place than when I got here." ~ Jim Henson....Continued
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Brooke Schlosser  |  Actress
Brooke Schlosser (MaryAnn – And Toto, Too) is thrilled to be working on Phare Play's "Winter Shorts"! She holds a BFA in Performance from Auburn University. She is currently a MFA grad student at the New School for Drama. Past productions include: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Bottom), "Godspell" (Joanne), "Keely and Du" (Du), "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" (Jewel), "A Flea in her Ear" (Lucy)....Continued
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Keri Seymour  |  Actress
Keri Seymour (Melanie – The Rules) is appearing on a Phare Play stage for the first time. She has acted in other shows and done many other significant and lovely things with her life.
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Alicia Fitzgerald  |  Actress
Alicia Fitzgerald (Kyla – The Rules) has been happy to have broken "The Rules" with Keri and David! She recently finished working on J City Theatre's production of "As Bees in Honey Drown" in which she played 7 different characters. This summer she originated the lead role of Nora in the off off Broadway production of "The Irish Play" by Tim McGillicuddy and directed by Theodore Mann....Continued
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Lady Coco Lareau  |  Actress
Lady Coco Lareau is very excited to premiere her erotic fairytales with Phare Play. Currently, Lady Coco can be seen every second Saturday at, the legendary, Stonewall hosting the FTF Victoria style station, where she will be turning unsuspecting party guests into Drag Queens. Coco will also be resurrecting Lovefest her Valentine's day cabaret show with friends and will be making you laugh in FTF Victoria's "Golden Girls" comedy night, both coming in February....Continued
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Kerry Shear  |  Actress
Kerry Shear (Ariel) is a native Californian, born and raised. She studied acting under the tutelage of Lee Strasberg in New York and Los Angeles. She is a Life Time member of The Actors Studio. A founding member of the original Los Angeles Actors Theater where she appeared in Eugene O'Neil's "Hairy Ape", Arnold Wesker's "The Kitchen", the world premier of Tina Howe's "Museum", "Prowlers", and "The Mulatto's Orgy". Also a member of the Ensemble Studio Theater-West where she appeared in the world premiere of John Ford Noonan's "Waiting For The Word", "Why Emily Needs a New Outfit" and "The Woods" by David Mamet....Continued
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Kendall Rileigh  |  Actress
Kendall Rileigh (Miranda) is delighted to be in "The Tempest"! National Tours: "Great Expectations"; "Charlotte's Web". NY: "Spartacus"; "Julius Caesar"; "The Melting Pot"; "Twas the Night Before"; "The Revenants"; "The Last Cloud" (with Phare Play); et al. Regional: "Romeo & Juliet"; "A Midsummer Night's Dream"; "Twelfth Night"; "The Seagull"; "The Cherry Orchard"; "The Miss Firecracker Contest"; "The Lonesome West"; "Sonnets for an Old Century"; "Antigone"; et al. Training: Duke University; Moscow Art Theatre; NY Circus Arts Academy. Kendall also enjoys writing - three of her plays have been produced. Affiliations: AEA, SAG, AFTRA....Continued
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Marla Yost  |  Actress
Marla Yost (Ferdinand) has recently performed at HERE Arts Café, for the American Living Room Festival, as well as at the Brick Theater. For PlayMakers Repertory Company: "The Front Page" (Gene Saks, dir.), "Cyrano de Bergerac" (Joseph Haj), "Richard II" and "Caesar and Cleopatra" (David Hammond). For the Professional Actor Training Program: "Kid Simple" (Shelley Butler), "Twelfth Night" (Charles Steak), "The Real Thing" (Jeffrey Blair Cornell), "Full Moon" (Benny Sato Ambush), "Holy Ghosts" (Kenneth P. Strong), "Making History" (Ray Dooley), "Red Noses" (John Feltch). Education: MFA, UNC-Chapel Hill/PlayMakers Repertory Company; Vassar College...Continued
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Beth Adler  |  Actress

Theater: Titus Andronicus; Phare Play Productions: Office Hours; The Tempest; Fifi, Effie and the Donut Lady; Ensemble Studio Theater: Bluff and Berlin '45; Barrow Group Studios: Punchline; Theater-Studio: The Greatest Love; Instant Shakespeare Company: Othello, Hamlet, the entire cycle of history plays, The Vagina Monologues; Love Creek: Beyond the Horizon; Sauce for the Goose, Women of the Wild West, No Plums, 3 Widows and a Corpse, In a Wicked Mood. Television: Lipstick Jungle; Parco, P.I...Continued

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Kim Carlson  |  Actress
Kim Carlson (Antonio) first appeared in the musical "Lovesongs" at the 13th Street Theater, toured as a background singer with Cat Stevens on his last world tour, made a solo album, performed a cabaret act, and toiled in the corporate world until unforeseen events allowed her an irresistible chance to jump back into her creative life. She was recently seen as Sunny in The Red Fern Theater Company production of "The Exonerated" at the 78th St. Theatre Lab. She holds a BA in creative writing and studied acting with William Esper, Maggie Flanigan, Austin Pendleton, and Terry Schreiber....Continued
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Mary Jane Gocher  |  Actress

Mary Jane Gocher was most recently seen as Martha in Phare Play's Arsenic and Old Lace, Lynne in Pants on Fire, and as Prudencia in their production of the The House of Bernarda Alba. She is a repertory member of Love Creek Productions and appeared there as Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest and as Mrs. Plumm in Uncommon Women. Other roles include Mrs. Baker in Butterflies Are Free for Latin American Theatre Ensemble; Cory in How Fish Breathe for All Souls Players; and multiple roles in Dracula for Berkeley College. ...Continued

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Sarah Hankins  |  Actress
Sarah Hankins (Christina/Claire) recently appeared in Phare Play's productions of "Arcadia" and their all-female production of "The Tempest". Sarah's New York credits include Juliet in Genesis Rep's "Romeo and Juliet", Dora Sunnyside in the Metropolitan Playhouse's "The Octoroon" and "The Wisdom that Men Seek" at The Dramatists Guild. Sarah relocated to NYC in Fall 2006 after five years as an Associate Artist at Orlando Shakespeare Festival. ...Continued
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Alexandra Devin  |  Actress
Alexandra Devin (Stephano) is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, and has acted in France, New York, and across the US. Other Shakespeare credits include Hermia ("A Midsummer Night's Dream") at the WorkShop Theater Company, and Margaret ("Much Ado About Nothing") and Prince Edward ("Richard III") for Inwood Shakespeare Festival. Her plays have been produced around NYC and in PA; her novel and a CD of the Bright Red Boots band are available online. SAFD Recognized Actor/Combatant (Rapier & Dagger, Unarmed, Broad Sword, Knife). Co-founder of Why Theatre; member of AEA (2nd generation!), WorkShop, SAFD, and Dramatists Guild...Continued
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Dolores Kenan  |  Actress
Dolores Kenan (Alonso) - Recent appearances in New York were in the Fresh Fruit Festival as Jeanne in "My Mother Told Me I Was Different" and as Karla in "Wonder of the World". Prior to those, she appeared in "Dead End" and "Two Gentleman of Verona" at the Int'l Fringe Festival, Gertie in "Fuddy Meers", Mag in "Beauty Queen of Leenane" and Aida in "Over the River and Through the Woods". Regional theatre appearances were at Actors' Theatre of Louisville, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, George Street Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, and the New York Public Theatre....Continued
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Kymm Zuckert  |  Actress

A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, Circle-in-the-Square Theatre School and New York University, Kymm has been working in the theatre for forty years. The daughter of well-known actors Bill Zuckert and Gladys Holland, she started performing at the age of three in such plays as The Little Clown That Forgot How to Laugh and a French-language version of Sleeping Beauty as well as appearing in television shows like "Sanford and Son", "Baa Baa Black Sheep", and "Days of Our Lives". ...Continued

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Sarah Strasser  |  Actress
Sarah Strasser (Francisco) Some of Sarah's favorite roles are: Rosalind in Shakespeare's "As You Like It" produced at Hubbard Hall, Florie in Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty" work-shopped at Circle in the Square, and Agnes in John Pielmeier's "Agnes of God" performed at the University of the Arts. Sarah Received her BFA from the Philadelphia based school and also attended the two-year conservatory at Circle in the Square....Continued
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Carrie Colden  |  Actress
Carrie Colden (Thomasina Coverly) was most recently seen on the Phare Play stage in the all-female "Tempest" and has served as the company's resident costume designer for nearly a year. She has also directed "Wildwood Park" in "Unwrap Your Candy" for Phare Play. Besides her role in the show, she additionally is putting together the amazing clothing ensembles that will be adorning the cast in this production of "Arcadia"....Continued
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Amanda Knox  |  Actress
Amanda Knox (Boatswain/Mariner/Juno) was just recently a part of the Off Broadway production of "Dolphin Up a Tree" at the Daryl Roth 2 Theatre. Other notable stage credits include "Dark of the Moon" and "Taming of the Shrew". To date her film credits include the award winning thriller "Windcroft", "Demon Resurrection" and "The Bedford Asylum". She has appeared in "Inside Man", "Gracie",...Continued
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Susanne Gottesman-Traub  |  Actress

Susanne Gottesman-Traub has varied credits for directing and acting in Manhattan, Queens and Long Island. She is delighted to once again be a part of the Phare Play family.

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Rachel Lin  |  Actress
Rachel Lin (Bess) is a Stuyvesant High School alum who is currently pursuing her BFA in drama at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Favorite roles include Lucy Van Pelt ("You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown") and Diana Morales ("A Chorus Line"). It is her first year performing with the Village Playback Improv Company.
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Faye Rex  |  Actress

Faye Rex is an Earnest acting student at NYU's Tisch, finishing up her senior year at the Atlantic Theatre School. Last seen as Claire in Fat Kids on Fire, this is Faye's second time with Phare Play Productions, and is grateful to be working alongside Christine and this masterly cast. Faye's recent NY/NJ credits include Anna in Closer, Kate in The Wild Party and Beatrice in The Servant of Two Masters. She would like to Earnestly thank her superhuman family and friends for an incomparable amount of warmth and support. Alex Puhlease. Ayissa, Mander, Jaf, Choate, NYU 1C, 1A, 2B. I love you Ba. ...Continued

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Matt Farabee  |  Actor
Matt Farabee (Scott) is a native of North Carolina and a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Some of Matt's favorite roles have included "The House of Yes" (Anthony), "Equus" (Alan Strang), "The Diviners" (Buddy Layman), and "Spring's Awakening" (Moritz). Matt most recently stage managed "Does the Body Good" and sound designed "Mary Brigit is Writing a Memoir" in the NYC Fringe Festival and was also a faculty member with the National High School Institute/Cherubs program this past summer....Continued
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Erin Mccarson  |  Actress
Erin McCarson (Cindy) hails from Yadkinville, North Carolina. Growing up, there were (and are) copious amounts of cows in her backyard. She received her BA in Dramatic Art and Communication Studies (focus in Performance Arts) from UNC Chapel Hill in 2004. Recent roles include Sweetie in "Marriage Play" (Fuckplays, WMC/The Thursday Problem) and Eliza in "Happy Birthday/I'm Dead" (Samuel French Finalist, WMC Binge Festival). Other credits include: Theatre: "Fat Pig", "Elephant Man", "La Casa de Bernarda Alba", "Gypsy", "Closer", "Oedipus Rox!", "Happen", "Exit Plato". ...Continued
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Maggie Hamilton  |  Actress
Amanda "Maggie" Hamilton (Nurse Joy) began performing and working in theater at the age of 12 and by the age of 22 had some 52 shows to her credit in all capacities of the theater from performing and directing to stage management and design. She studied theater in the South East and was most recently a student at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. October of 2007 she was seen on stage in Bekah Brunstetter's "I Used to Write on Walls" at Gene Frankel Underground and previously in "Men Eat Mars Bars While Touching Their Penis" at Under St. Marks. ...Continued
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Kayla Kuzbel  |  Actress

Kayla was recently seen in the premiere of Fat Kids on Fire (MS) at the Wings Theatre. Past theatre credits also include The Heidi Chronicles (Jill/April/Sandra), Company (Joanne), Nine (Saraghina), Footloose (Urleen), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Helena), Once Upon a Mattress (Winnifred), No, No, Nanette (Pauline), Mame (Gooch). Film: "Being Michael Madsen." WCSU Summa Cum Laude Graduate. ...Continued

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Mark Garkusha  |  Actor
Mark Garkusha (Bridger) is very happy to be working on Fat Kids on Fire, and would like to thank all the wonderful people involved. Mark is a graduate of the Hartt school actor training program. Although Mark has performed all over the place in the U.S Ireland and England, you have probably never seen him in anything.
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Ryan Serhant  |  Actor
Ryan Serhant (Mark) - Recent NY theatre: "Purple Hearts" (Lewis, Invisible City Theatre Company), "Much Ado About Nothing" (Benedick), "A Streetcar Named Desire" (Stanley), "Miss Julie" (Jean). Regional: "Brilliant Traces" (Bennington Actor's Express). Ryan received his BA in Honors Theatre from Hamilton College in 2006. He has also studied at the Perry Mansfield School and at the Globe in London. Ryan currently plays the role of the mischievous, yet dashing biochemist, Evan Walsh IV on "As the World Turns"....Continued
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Bekah Brunstetter  |  Author
Bekah Brunstetter (playwright) hails from North Carolina. She received her BA in Theater, with an Honors Thesis in Fiction Writing, from UNC Chapel Hill in 2004. As of May, she proudly holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from The New School for Drama. Her Plays have been read and staged by The Rattlestick Playwright's theater, NYU's HotINK Festival of New Plays, Canada's NEXTFEST, The Alliance Theater, SPF, The Emerging Artists' Theatre, Boston Theater Works, Working Mans Clothes Productions, Manhattan Theatre Source, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Old Vic New Voices, the Soho Think tank, and in venues such as the Ohio Theater, t...Continued
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 Karen Dabney  |  Director
Karen M. Dabney (director) - Upcoming productions include "Any Number Can Die" with the Amateur Comedy Club. Most recent credits include "And Toto, Too", "I Have It", "Not So Bad Once You Get Used to It", "A Stall of One's Own", "Drift", "Brother", "The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year" and "Mom, Stoned". Other favorite productions include "American Buffalo", "Zipless", "PIMP", "Eleemosynary", and "Sick", winner of the Samuel French Festival in 2006. AD, "Black Snow". Directing Observer on "Hamlet" directed by Shep Sobel, Pearl Theatre. ASM, EST 29th Marathon, Series A. MFA in Directing, The New School for Drama, NY. BA, St. Olaf College, MN....Continued
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Abraham Adams  |  Actor

Abe hails from, of all places, Salt Lake City, Utah. He has lived in the great borough of Brooklyn for nearly three years and in that time has had the opportunity to meet many wonderful and interesting people. Abe is delighted to be part of such a talented troupe of actors and craftspeople. This is his second production with Phare Play and he feels truly blessed to once again be part of a company that does this crazy art form for all the right reasons. Abe would like to thank his family for being who they are and especially his brother Ben, one of the bravest people he has ever known....Continued

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Janice Amano  |  Actress
Janice Amano is a 2007 Graduate from Circle in the Square Theatre School. Recently she has been in: "Drunk Reckonings" (Phare Play Productions), "American Cultures" (Quo Vadimus Arts), "A Wedding" (Impact Theater), "Adjectivegirl" (MIR Productions). Other recent credits include: Winn/Lady Nijo in "Top Girls", Nina in "The Seagull", and Yoko Ono in "Snapshots"....Continued
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Sally Connors  |  Actress
Sally Connors (Fifi, Effie, and the Donut Lady – Effie) has appeared many times on stage and has accomplished much in her life and continues to do both happily.
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Mara Dratfield  |  Actress

Mara Dratfield is very pleased to be returning to Phare Play in Shorts and would like to thank her family and friends, especially Mom, Dad, Noah, Matthew, Erin, David and Linda for your support & encouragement. Mara studied theater at HB and Goucher. Favorite roles include: Ado Annie in Oklahoma!, Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible and Elka in Rosehips.<...Continued

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Chelsea Holland  |  Actress
Chelsea Holland ("Ladies and Gentlemen, the 2,746th President of the United States" â€" Autumn Taylor) is super psyched to be working with Phare Play for a fourth time. She was previously seen in "Drunk Reckonings" (Lindsay) and "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" (Simon). She also played with them in their sketch comedy group Mind Bleach. She has also appeared with the New Media Repertory Company in "Just Tell Me What Happened" (Dolores). She is a native New Yorker who studied theater at Binghamton University (where she did a buncha shows). She currently studies with Austin Pendleton at HB Studios. ...Continued
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Deborah Johnstone  |  Actress
Deborah Johnstone (Bernarda) hails from Toronto, Canada where she trained classically – then ventured into improv, touring with Second City. Favorite roles include Googie Gomez in Terrence McNally's "The Ritz", and Velma in Leonard Melfi's "Birdbath". Her one-woman shows have been produced by Dixon Place, PS 122, La Mama,The Vineyard Theatre, and the The Kraine Club, as well as by numerous festivals throughout Canada and the US. This coming winter she can be seen in two indie films, "Man With the Midnight Eyes" and "Perceptions". ...Continued
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Ron Kagan  |  Actor
Ron Kagan (The Super Big Blow-Out Bash at Dionysus' Pad – Jeff) After graduating from the CUNY Honors College at Hunter, with degrees in Philosophy/Classics/ Anthropology and Theatre, Ron means to continue developing theater either as an actor, a director or a playwright. Ron currently works with Wizard Oil Productions, the Realm Theatre Company, the NYU Dramatic Writing Department's First Look Acting Corps as well as the Origin Theatre Company, while he continues his involvement in the Hunter College Theatre Department, where he will direct his honors thesis production in May. ...Continued
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Gina Labozetta  |  Actress
Gina Labozetta (Sorted – Vanessa) After graduating from Santa Clara University with degrees in Theatre and Communications, Gina furthered her craft at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco before switching coasts. Since then, she has studied at various New York schools, performed at the Michael Chekov Theatre, the American Theatre of Actors, the Abington Theatre, and Upright Citizen Brigade, placed first in an improv competition, landed a spot on the house improv team at the National Comedy Theatre, and worked with such production companies as Laight Street Films, FTP Productions, and Playwrights Horizons....Continued
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Nicholas Masson  |  Actor
Nicholas Masson (Mark Young/Man) is excited to be working with Phare Play Productions again – having just appeared onstage in their production of "The Super Big Blow-Out Bash at Dionysus' Pad". Other NY credits: "Hamlet" (Laertes) and two productions with Downtown Art. Regional/ Touring includes: "The Full Monty" (Harold), "Romeo and Juliet" (Mercutio), "Annie Get Your Gun" (Sitting Bull) and "A Christmas Carol" with The Nebraska Theatre Caravan. A native New Yorker, he is an alum of Stagedoor Manor and received a BA in Theatre from the College of Santa Fe....Continued
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Rachel Mcphee  |  Actress
Rachel McPhee (The Super Big Blow-Out Bash at Dionysus' Pad – Aphrodite) hails from Wisconsin. Graduate of the University of Wisconsin and Drama Studio London Professional Acting Training Program. She is a comedienne internationally known as "McDiva".
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Natalie Neckyfarow  |  Actress

Natalie Neckyfarow was last seen with Phare Play in last fall’s WWSS4 in Force the World to Die (Best in Show) and is thrilled to be back. Natalie spent her summer in New Hampshire performing Love’s Labours Lost and Comedy of Errors in repertory with Shakespeare in the Valley. New York credits include: Spare Some Change (45 Bleecker Theatre), King O’Neil, Fairytale Revolution (both TheatreRats), The Witches (Red Door Theatre Co), My Mother’s Brain (Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre), and Taking Toll (Phare Play). ...Continued

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Peggy Queener  |  Actress

Peggy is thrilled to be returning to the role of Deborah after originating earlier the year with Phare Play Productions.  New York credits: No Sex Please, We're British; Pants on Fire; Arcadia; Fifi, Effie, and the Donut Lady (author); The Twilight of the Golds; The Cherry Orchard; The Eight: Reindeer Monologues; Snake in Fridge; Dear Brutus; The Cocktail Hour. Independent film: Guy With a Camera (d., James Morgart); Disorder (d., Jack Smith); The Puppet Show Has Been Canceled, (d.,...Continued

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Miguel Rosales  |  Actor
Miguel Rosales (Drunk Reckonings – Jeff) started his acting career in Monterrey, Mexico where he was born and raised; there he co-founded the production company Seis a Cuatro Producciones. Later he decided to move to New York to pursue acting full time. He completed The Michael Howard Studios Conservatory in June and is currently working on the production of the play "Homeless"....Continued
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Aref Syed  |  Actor
Aref Syed ("Not So Calm, But Still Totally Dead" - Stuart, "Big Bang Teary" - Fred) is delighted to be back with Phare Play Productions for the third time and is very excited to be working again with Matt, Chris and Chris (among others). He has performed at several cultural shows and acted in a few independent films. After successfully completing the Summer Intensive Program at the prestigious Stella Adler Studio in NYC, he made his theatrical debut playing the lead role of Aliya/Horse in Deen's "Where Children Play: The Story of Tank and Horse" which world-premiered at the Berkshire Fringe Festival in July 2007....Continued
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Zack Rothman-hicks  |  Actor
Zach Rothman-Hicks (The Super Big Blow-Out Bash at Dionysus' Pad – Loki)
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Shou Zhang  |  Actress
Shuo Zhang (The Super Big Blow-Out Bash at Dionysus' Pad – Ellen) is back from her adventures and she's glad to return home (the stage, the script, the screen) where she is most happy. She hopes her forays into cancer-curing and empire-building would only result in more "Jew-ish"-ness.
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George Remes  |  Actor
George Remes (Taking Toll – Sam) comes from Romania to find his luck in New York. He studied undergraduate acting in Bucharest and his favorite parts in school were "Vershinin" and "Julius Caesar". He is currently a Master Candidate at the New School for Drama and he hopes that this Phare Play production is the first step into building a career in New York....Continued
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Zach Rothman-hicks  |  Actor

Zach Rothman-Hicks has worked with F.A.C.T. as an Actor. Playwright, and Producer, since joining them in September 2009 for their first production of "Connect the Plots." Zach's one-act play, "Death by Fellatio," was performed by F.A.C.T. as a workshop production in October 2009 and as part of "A Six Pack +1"- their spring one-act festival. Zach is also a frequent participant in and sometimes producer of Words and Wine- F.A.C.T.'s monthly reading series which occurs on the last Sunday of every month. Zach has also recently worked with Where Eagles Dare, Love Creek Productions, and Packwallop Productions. ...Continued

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Yury Lomakin  |  Actor
Yury Lomakin (Oswald) is a two year graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy trying to make a name for himself in the sea of early twenties Caucasian actors populating this city. Luckily, he's in for the long haul. He's very comfortable in theatre, but also has aspirations of being in feature films. Most recently he was seen in "Tyrannos Rex" and "Timon of Athens". Most importantly, he would like to thank you for your support....Continued
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Sarah Schmidt  |  Actress
Sarah Schmidt (Regina) is making her Phare Play debut in this production. Previous credits include: Faye in "Chance of Your Life" (Boston University), Laura in "Three Women with Casseroles" (Boston University), Rosalia in "West Side Story" (Boston University), Hermia in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Hathaway Brown). She is a graduate of the two year program at William Esper Studios....Continued
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Katie McConaghy  |  Actress
Katie McConaghy (Writer/Performer) graduated from The New School for Drama with an M.F.A. and has recently been seen in "Office Hours", "I Have It" and "Mom,Stoned" with Phare Play Productions. Other credits include "Sick", "Space", "Appetite", "Caucasian Chalk Circle" and she has also appeared on "As The World Turns" and at The Upright Citizens Brigade. Katie is happy to be apart of the cast and would like to thanks Christine and Blake. ...Continued
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Christopher James Cramer  |  Actor

Christopher James Cramer first burst on the Phare Play stage as a drunk frat boy trying to push a piano off the top of a building.  After taking an amazing running dive offstage into a very narrow hallway, he took a breather from a couple of the Short Shorts only to come back with a vengeance in our last WWSS.  In A Fondness for Aquanet, he played the geeky, awkward boy in the 80s teen movie who is reimagined with a bit of hairspray and mint gum.  And yes, he got the girl.<...Continued

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Eddie Rodriguez  |  Actor

Eddie Rodriguez is excited to return to the New York stage with the incredible cast and crew of this production.  If you've been around Phare Play a bit, you might have seen him as the Police Superintendent in No Sex Please, We're British, a "landscape architect" in Arcadia or as part of Mindbleach.  He has also appeared in two of the WWSS - 21 hour play festivals.  You can also see Eddie (Partygoer #132) in the latest James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace as well as the upcoming Angelina Jolie movie Salt (Secret Service Man #12).&...Continued

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Shuo Zhang  |  Actress

Shuo Zhang is back from her adventures and she's glad to return home (the stage, the script, the screen) where she is most happy. She hopes her forays into cancer-curing and empire-building would only result in a better portrayal of a soon-to-be college dropout. She thanks Little Hibiscus for giving her an opportunity to portray a white girl. Previously she played Ellen Feinstein in Kymm Zuckert's The Super Big Blow-Out Bash at Dionysus' Pad. Additionally, she thanks the cast and Karen for more fun than she's used to, and her acting teacher, Mr. Abeson.<...Continued

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Todd Fletcher  |  Actor
Todd Fletcher is a Virginia native who dared to brave the ferocity that is New York City to chase the dream. If you like what you see during the Short Shorts, you can catch him in action again in "Fifth of July" at the 45th Street Theatre. He recently was the lead in a "Yard of Blonde Girls", a short film currently being submitted to festivals.
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Erin Evers  |  Actress
Erin Evers is making her Phare Play debut! She's excited to be a part of this fun and creative experience. A graduate of The Boston Conservatory some of her favorite roles include Sandy in "Grease," Luisa in "The Fantasticks," and Vicki in "The Full Monty." Thank you to Phare Play for this opportunity and my parents for everything else!!
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Ariel Sigal  |  Actress
Ariel Sigal a BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She has worked as an actor with La MaMa ETC (NY), Ensemble Studio Theatre (NY) Stella Adler Studio (NY), Quo Vadimus Arts (NY), and American Conservatory Theater (CA). She worked with Tony-nominated playwright Bryony Lavery to originate the roles of Magda and Flavia in the world premier of "Illyria" (American Conservatory Theater). She has worked as an assistant director at La MaMa ETC (NY) and Ensemble Studio Theatre (NY) and as a director at Hampshire College Theater (MA)....Continued
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Alison Wonderland  |  Actress
Alison Wonderland hails from Seattle where as a youth, she created the role of Charlotte in the world premiere of "Tongue of a Bird", directed by Lisa Peterson. Favorite roles played include Solveig ("Peer Gynt"), Anne Frank, Oberon, Joey Biltmore ("Guys and Dolls"), Mme. Goldentrill ("The Impresario"), and the First Witch ("Dido and Aeneas"). She appeared in Greg Lachow's film "Money Buys Happiness". This season included Church at the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, and the Soprano Solo in Bach's St. John Passion with Musica Viva NYC. Alison received a BS degree in Music and Theatre from Indiana University School of Music....Continued
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Sue-Kate Heaney  |  Actress
Susan-Kate Heaney is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She has previously been seen on the Phare Play stage in the Fall Shorts: "Don't Eat the Neighbors". Favorite past roles include Phoebe in "Eastern Standard", Cat in "Love in the Title" and Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz". Most recently, she has been working on a series of ads for Zootoo.com....Continued
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Stephanie Gould  |  Actress
Stephanie Gould is thrilled to be part of WWSS. She has studied at Circle in the Square Theatre School and holds a B.A. in English from Saint Anselm College. Her favorite stage credits include "No Exit" (Inez), "The Mousetrap" (Mrs. Paravacini), and "Ludlow Fair" (Agnes). She has also appeared in several films, both independent and student directed. She would like to thank her amazing parents for all their love and support, Christine for giving her this opportunity and her wonderful coach, Ken Schatz. ...Continued
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Micah Chartrand  |  Actor
Micah Chartrand moved from Boulder, Co to New York City in January of 2004. He has studied at the William Esper Studio under the instruction of Terry Knickerbocker and has performed in several theatre festivals and showcases around New York City, including: Chester Horn Short Play Festival, Strawberry One-Act Festival, Theatre For The New City, The Kraine Theatre, etc...as well as, done a few short films and a couple of commercials....Continued
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Graeme Humphrey  |  Actor

Yes, Graeme Humphrey is originally from Canada eh, and this is his 6th Phare Play production. Most recently he was seen in Phare Play's WWSS5 in Pandamnation as well as their sketch comedy show Mind Bleach, and before that he was in productions of Stand by Your Man: the Tammy Wynette Story, Surrounded On All Sides..., and ASC's adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. This is his first foray into directing for Phare Play. Please be kind.<...Continued

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Donella Alanwick  |  Actress

Donella Alanwick, a native New Yorker, was last seen in the short films, The Man Who Wasn’t and Shadow Dancer. Past stage credits include Red Beads where she had the privilege of working with Mabou Mines Director Lee Breuer in the New York City debut. Along with her acting career, Donella, also has continued a successful career as a Music Video Producer and Cinematographer with work including four recent projects completed September ’08 for a new, very successful, band called Keith & Renee. Currently working on a music video for indie bands "Strange Kidz" and "Moonquake.&...Continued

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T.j. Christopher  |  Actor
JT Christopher is an actor, stage director, singer, and writer. He has been seen on stages across the country including The Oregon Shakespeare Festival and La Jolla Playhouse, in addition to television and film, as well as various national commercials and voice overs. He is currently a member of the First Look Theatre's directing company at NYU's Tisch School, where he has worked with some of the most exciting new playwrights in the theater world. He holds a BA from UNC Chapel Hill, and an MFA from UC San Diego....Continued
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Robert Carroll  |  Actor
Robert Carroll (Gus Coverly/Augustus Coverly) was most recently seen in Phare Play's "Who Wears Short Shorts" in "The Fish Can Dance". He was seen this winter at the The Storm Theatre in "The Shaughraun" (Sullivan). Previously, he was seen at The Storm Theatre in "Jeremiah" (Brother Andrew), part of The Karol Wojtyla Theatre Festival. Robert graduated last summer from Binghamton University where he majored in Theater and History. Some of his favorite roles from University were: Noah ("The Rainmaker"), Valere ("Tartuffe"), Earl ("The Late Henry Moss"), Assistant D.A.("Women on a Threshold Beckoning") and Joe ("Angels in America")....Continued
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Jenna Hinton  |  Actress
Jenna Hinton has recently graduated the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Originally from Michigan, she left home to pursue a career in the Big Apple. Jenna is also a screenwriter and is in the process of having a short film produced. She would like to thank her friends and family for supporting her.
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Bill Purdy  |  Actor

Bill Purdy is pleased to be reprising the role of Paul Daniel, having appeared in Phare Play's production of I, Undertow earlier this year. For many, many years, Bill Purdy has been involved on-stage and back-stage in theatres in New Jersey and New York City, where he trained at Ward Studios. He appeared in previous Phare Play Productions of Pants on Fire and Dark of the Moon. NYC credits include Tyrannos Rex and Sisyphus's Day Off. ...Continued

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Nathan Veazey  |  Actor
Nathan Veazey is originally from Henderson, Kentucky. He graduated with a B.A. in Drama from Transylvania University and is currently pursuing an MFA in Acting at the New School for Drama. Previous roles: "Unattended Packages" - Jester (Rabbit Hole Studios, Brooklyn); "Ten Conversations" - Son (UTVS, KY); "Caucasian Chalk Circle" - Fat Prince (TU); "The Underpants" - Theo (TU); "The Maiden's Prayer" - Paul (TU); "Hamlet" - Horatio (TU); "Rebel Without a Cause" - Jim (HCC); "A Midsummer Night's Dream" - Puck (HCC); "Lost in Yonkers" - Arty (RPE); "Conversations with My Father" - Joey (RPE). ...Continued
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Michael Mckeough  |  Actor
Michael McKeough was first seen in New York at the Stepps Theatre production of "The Little Tragedies" last summer and this will be his first time working with Phare Play. Before moving to New York, he lived in Boston were he played such roles as Roderigo in "Othello" at Boston Theatre Works, Wesley in "Curse of the Starving Class", Stuart in "Cooking with Elvis", and also played the roll of Jerry in "The Zoo Story" for TheatreZone's Actor's Revenge festival. Michael also participated in the 2005 Boston Theatre Marathon with TheatreZone's production of "Scrabble in Babel or Earlset". ...Continued
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Mark Anderson  |  Actor
Mark Anderson - Last year Mark left a very stressful position in Manhattan corporate real estate to wipe the slate clean and start my life anew with a promise to himself that he would only do things that enriched my life in some way. He began that new path by rescuing marine mammals and sea turtles way out on the east end of Long Island with a team of marine biologists and volunteers, specializing in the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of seals, dolphins, porpoise, and sea turtles. The second stage of his journey brought him back to his first love — acting....Continued
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Michael Mckeogh  |  Actor

This will be the third PharePlay Production that Michael has participated in. He was previously in The Importance of Being Ernest where he played the part of Algernon and was also in last spring’s Who Wears Short Shorts Festival. Previous works include: Mozart in the Stepps Theatre production of The Little Tragedies, Roderigo in Othello at Boston Theatre Works, Wesley in Curse of the Starving Class, Stuart in Cooking with Elvis, and also played the roll of Jerry in The Zoo Story for TheatreZone’s Actor’s Revenge Festival. ...Continued

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J. T. Christopher  |  Actor
JT Christopher is an actor, stage director, singer, and writer. He has been seen on stages across the country including The Oregon Shakespeare Festival and La Jolla Playhouse, in addition to television and film, as well as various national commercials and voice overs. He is currently a member of the First Look Theatre's directing company at NYU's Tisch School, where he has worked with some of the most exciting new playwrights in the theater world. He holds a BA from UNC Chapel Hill, and an MFA from UC San Diego....Continued
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Christopher Burris  |  Actor
Christopher Burris (Bernard Nightingale) is an actor, stage director, singer, and writer. He has been seen on stages across the country including The Oregon Shakespeare Festival and La Jolla Playhouse, in addition to television and film, as well as various national commercials and voice overs. He is currently a member of the First Look Theatre's directing company at NYU's Tisch School, where he has worked with some of the most exciting new playwrights in the theater world. He holds a BA from UNC Chapel Hill, and an MFA from UC San Diego. www.christopherburris.c...Continued
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Matt Klan  |  Actor

Matt Klan 

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Ellis J. Wells  |  Actor
Ellis J. Wells (Valentine Coverly) - A recent graduate of Iowa State University, Ellis moved to New York only within the last few months. Past roles include Mason in "Take Me Out" (Stagewest), Hark in "Carthaginians" (Winter Theatre Company) and Kulygin in "Three Sisters" (ISU Theatre).

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Siobhan Doherty  |  Actress

Siobhan Marie Doherty is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School for the Arts (Stella Adler Studio). She has most recently appeared at the Ontological Theatre in their SINTESI/Dogpile with American Storytelling Project, and Theater for the New City in The Resistible Rise of Fatlinda Paloka. She has enjoyed haunting the Brick Theater (one of Time Out's 50 best kept NY secrets) in Babylon Babylon!, the Baby Jesus Festival, and Death at Film Forum. Right now she in loving her internship with The Civilians. She would like to thank Ryan, Shawna, and cheese, for their existence on this planet.<...Continued

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Jennifer Spragg  |  Actress
Jennifer Spragg (Writer/Performer) was born a poor black child. She often goes by the aliases "Esme Weatherwax", "Crunchy Undersmile" or "Badpie." But not because she's Jewish. ...because she's not actually. Anyway, this one time she wrecked on her bike and her doctor told her she wasn't a virgin anymore. It was a lot for an 8 year old to take in. So she made friends with a sloth named Wimpesst, who bonks her head when she thinks of killing, and she employs a pixie named Rickie to detail her memoirs. Strawberries are moist....Continued
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Joel Repman  |  Actor
Joel Repman (Writer/Performer) - Phare Play credits include "Locker Room" ("Summer Shorts") and "Poisoned" ("Fall Shorts"). Recent roles include Jack ("Boy's Life"), Chris ("Drift"), Sergei ("Black Snow"), Don ("American Buffalo"), Tolkachov ("The Reluctant Tragic Hero"). Joel is a recent graduate of the New School for Drama MFA program.
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Ashley Diane Currie  |  Actress

Ashley Diane Currie is ecstatic to be playing a woman again. She was educated at The Atlantic Acting Conservatory, where their use of common sense and vulgarity made her feel quite at home. She's studied with Scott Zigler, William H Macy and David Mamet. Her favorite roles have included Natasha in Make Believe (her most recent role), Cassius in Julius Caesar and Josephine in the short film The Duel with Elwood Gentry Productions, official selection Secret City Film Festival 2008. She has also acted with the sketch comedy groups spurn and Mind Bleach. ...Continued

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Adeel Ahmed  |  Actor
Adeel Ahmed ("Apocalypse Earlier" â€" Kyle, "Not so Calm, But Still Totally Dead" â€" Darren) is originally from Huntington, NY and started his journey into the world of acting after his completion of his first year at St. John's University. He has had speaking roles on television shows such as "Law and Order" and the pilot of "Cashmere Mafia". He has also worked with Academy Award nominee writer Charles H. Fuller ("A Soldier's Play"/"A Soldier's Story") in the stage production of "The Woodpecker". He has also appeared in several independent films like "Without You" and "Don't Panic."...Continued
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Shura Alexandra  |  Actress
Shura Alexandra ("Big Bang Teary" â€" Mary Smart) is a lovely person with a sparkling personality that warms your heart. Plus she has done various shows in and around the great city of New York.
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Mary Brown  |  Actress

Mary Brown is happy to return to Phare Play after having previously appeared last in their production of Wombsgiving. She has recently appeared in Wings Theatre’s production of I, Undertow where she had also worked on their productions of Dance at Bataan as well as Dutch Courage. She is excited to dive write into this project and hopes that she doesn’t end up with people who will mock her too badly for her affinity for plastic sporks.<...Continued

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Megan Delay  |  Actress
Megan DeLay ("Apocalypse Earlier" â€" Dana) is excited to be part of the "Summer Shorts Festival". Orginally from Minnesota, she has performed in regional theatres all across the country. In NYC she could be seen at Theatre for a New City, The Living and Abingdon Theatres. Past theatre highlights include "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (NE Shakespeare Ensemble), "Fiddler on the Roof", "Anything Goes", "Gypsy" (Country Dinner Playhouse), "The Sound of Music" (Blatt's Dinner Theatre), "Anne of Green Gables" (CTM) and "To Kill a Mockingbird" (UCCS Theatreworks). ...Continued
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Tanya Fazal  |  Actress

Tanya Fazal was last seen last year playing a vampire victim in WWSS4 as well as in Little Hibiscus’ Fragments as Melissa. Tanya participated in WWSS3 as a director, and is thrilled to be part of this exciting event for a third time, again as an actor. Tanya has worked in theater since she was a child. Credits have spanned Houston, TX (where she grew up) and New York City (where she moved 3 years ago). Past shows include Lost and Occasionally Found, Little Fascist Panties, and The Unexpected Guest. ...Continued

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Christine Grenier  |  Actress

Christine is currently working as a mechanical engineer and as an actor with the mission to turn STEM into STEAM.

In May of 2010, Christine founded the Grenier Educational Theater Group, Inc. (GET Group) with the intention of combining her love for acting with her love for education.  She currently works as an actor and as an engineer.  GET Group is featured in the 2012/2013 fall edition of  the New York Department of Education Arts and Cultural Services Guide.Continued

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David Law  |  Actor
David Law ("Big Band Teary" â€" Martin Ryle) has previously worked with Phare Play Productions in "Snake in Fridge" and "The Boys at the IHOP". A graduate of the Newark NJ campus of Rutgers, he studied marketing, acting, and music. Other notable credits include The Jailor in "Sail Past Molokai", George in "Milton's Way" and the apostle James in "The Passion Play, The Musical". Many thanks to my family and friends for their support, and the Lord above for the endless opportunities....Continued
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Adam Kuruvilla Lelyveld  |  Actor
Adam Kuruvilla Lelyveld ("Ladies and Gentlemen, the 2,746th President of the United States" â€" Agent Dunning) is a recent graduate of the Manhattan School of Music where he trained as a singer with Neil Rosenshein. He has performed with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company as a featured singer and ensemble dancer. He is interested in new work and new voices and recently wrapped a small project with Myrton Running Wolf entitled "Carlisle", a different three sisters....Continued
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Faith O'Gorman  |  Actress

Faith O'Gorman - Irish born Faith O’Gorman was educated in the west of Ireland and has been acting since the age of ten. Classically trained at the Leinster school of Drama, she has always leaned toward the tragic-comic appeal of Irish writers, including Friel, Shaw and O’Casey. She worked in Chicago for many years and found success in commercials, film and voiceover. She has returned to the stage here in New York, playing Kate in The Taming of the Shrew at Bard at the Bar and Portia in The Merchant of Venice. Faith has also done under 5’s at Guiding Light. ...Continued

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Erin Roberts  |  Actress
Erin Roberts ("Not So Calm, But Still Totally Dead" â€" Jess, "Daddy Issues" - Jenny) is a New Jersey native and recent graduate of the beginners improvisation program at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade. She also graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York and is certified in stage combat. Presently, she is a very busy person, working on developing a web comedy series and her own budding sketch comedy group. Erin is recently engaged as well, so you know what means, fellas… hands off of this hot potato....Continued
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Erin Sullivan  |  Actress

Erin Sullivan is excited to be working with Christine after making her debut with Phare Play in Summer Shorts 2008. Most recently, she performed with Malleable Dance Theater Company at Galapagos Art Space and has also been seen at Ars Nova, The Looking Glass, Columbia University, and with the Potomac Theatre Project. She is a graduate of Middlebury College where she studied theatre and has trained in New York at the Actors Center, Studio 5 and the Magnet Theater for improv. ...Continued

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Roland Uruci  |  Actor

Roland Uruci has worked with Phare Play for two years now, having recently played Canon Chasuble in their production of The Importance of Being Earnest. Since his first performance he has known that this was a theater company that he wished to continue with having played a drunk, a mountain shaman and a Southern interpretation of a classic Russian. Roland's last feature film Across Dot.Ave is currently waiting for distribution and his short film, Dinner for Four, that he produced, co-directed and stared in is currently in post production....Continued

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Jere Williams  |  Actor

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. ...Continued

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Anne Hammond  |  Actress
Anne Hammond (Poncia) has appeared in "The Forced Marriage", "The Doctor in Spite Of Himself" and "Rhinoceros" at Cincinnatti Playhouse-in-the-Park; "The Playboy of the Western World", "The Tempest" and "Under Milkwood" at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre; "The Maids" at Poet's Theatre, Cambridge; "Dos Passos' USA" at Provincetown Playhouse; the film of Tolstoy's "Power of Darkness", and the upcoming films "Last Fall" and "Spotless"....Continued
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Kimberly Lantz  |  Actress
Kimberly Lantz (Angustias) is thrilled to be back at the Wings Theater where she most recenty performed the role of Isadora Duncan in Rick Foster's "Love, Isadora". Professional credits include Jeanne Ruddy Dance Company, Xoregos Performance Company, Rettocamme and The Love Show. This summer, Kimberly will play the lead in the indie feature thriller "Regen-6." University of Michigan graduate. ...Continued
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Meaghan Reilly  |  Actress

Meaghan Reilly is a native of Buffalo, NY. She has her BFA in Theatre Studies in from Niagara University. Recently Meaghan played Agatha in the Phare Play's world premiere of Bludgeon the Lime by Michael Weems. Other credits include, Magdalena, House of Bernarda Alba; Annie, Chicago; Miss Kitty Farrelly, A Man of No Importance; Golde, Fiddler on the Roof; Miss X, The Stronger; Witch, Macbeth....Continued

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Rebecca Servon  |  Actress

Rebecca Servon holds a BFA in acting from Rutgers University and trained classically with The Globe Theatre in London, England. She has previously appeared in Phare Play's productions of The Importance of Being Earnest as Gwendolyn as well as The House of Bernarda Alba as Amelia. Other recent NYC credits include Marc Antony in an all female cast of Julius Caesar (Kraine Theater), Marla in Don Nigro's Specter (The Project Theatre Collective), Jenny in Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things (Porchlight Productions), and Elsa in Israel Horowitz's Hopscotch (Theatre 1050).<...Continued

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 Jade Bartlett  |  Actress
Jade Haley Bartlett (Martirio)
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Kyla Drukman  |  Actress
Kyla Drukman (Adela)
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Kyla Druckman  |  Actress
Kyla Druckman (Adela) is thrilled to be making her off-off Broadway debut in Bernarda Alba with such a wonderful cast. She is currently getting her BFA in Drama with Playwrights Horizons in NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and is part of the Reality Aside Theater Company. New to New York by way of Arizona, past theater credits include "Steel Magnolias", "The Crucible", "Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", "Once Upon a Mattress", and "Narnia". Special thanks to Phare Play, Kymm, and the cast for this wonderful opportunity and of course Mom and Dad; she wouldn't be able to do this without their constant support and nagging. ...Continued
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Jade Halley Bartlett  |  Actress

Jade Halley Bartlett is thrilled to be working with Developing Acts and Phare Play Productions on this show.  She was last seen on the Phare Play stage as Martirio in The House of Bernarda Alba.  She attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, both here in NYC. She sends her love to her more than wonderful Mom and Dad, Debbie, and her dearest, sweetest most adorable Nick.<...Continued

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Kevin Sebastian  |  Actor

Theatre: NYC - 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. ...Continued

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Derek Calibre  |  Actor

Derek Calibre is simply delighted to add the pontifical, domineering character of Lady Bracknell to his increasingly diverse acting resume. Derek’s independent film roles include a Viagra infused blind date, a chain smoking German thug and a browbeaten FBI agent. For television, he’s played a flaming gay and very un-PC cafe patron, a dull-witted cow, and an even duller witted sheriff. On stage, he has characterized an ambiguously gendered sex therapist, a strung out aspiring opera singer and a cannibalistic psychotic patient....Continued

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Derrick Marshall  |  Actor

Derrick Bryant Marshall is pleased to be back with Phare Play, having participated in the last Who Wears Short Shorts and this season’s production of The Importance of Being Earnest. Currently in rehearsals for productions of The Brothers Grimm and Show Boat, selected previous credits include: Fifth of July, Richard III, State Fair, Ragtime and God's Favorite. He thanks Blake and Christine for taking on this crazy endeavor once again.<...Continued

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Duncan Pflaster  |  Actor

Duncan Pflaster has been writing and acting in NYC for 11 years, and recently winning awards for both. His plays include Prince Trevor Amongst the Elephants, Suckers, Ore or Or, The Wastes of Time, Eternity: Time Without End, and many more. This is his third time with the 21-hour play festival, and he's excited to jump off the cliff again! www.duncanpflaster.c...Continued

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Andrew Rothkin  |  Actor

Andrew Rothkin most recently penned and co-produced Bubby’s Shadow for The 2008 Midtown International Theatre Festival (winner, Outstanding Overall Production of a New Drama Play), and wrote and directed Love Bites, a short, twisted one act performed as part of The Spotlight On Halloween Variety Show. Other favorite pieces produced in NYC include Danny, Paved with Gold, Voice and tryin’ t’ touch the sun, among others, as well as numerous readings and staged readings. Andrew has guided many hundreds of young people in writing plays, monologues, poems, essays, etc.,...Continued

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Mira Gibson  |  Director

Mira Gibson - Current member of the Youngblood Writers Group at Ensemble Studio Theatre, playwriting credits include: childhood Montana, produced at the Midtown International Theater festival, 2008. Gibson directed this production which was nominated for five MITF awards including Outstanding Overall Production of a Play and Outstanding Playwriting for a New Script. childhood Montana was a Semi-Finalist at the Lark Play Development Center, 2008. Perverted Roberta, produced at the Performing Arts Center at Bard College under the direction of Ken Rus Schmoll. ...Continued

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Christine Kahler  |  Director

Chrissie is a doll.  Plain and simple.  

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Vallen Pilgrim  |  Director

Vallen Dior Pilgrim first started out with Phare Play as an actor in Snake In Fridge. This is her third round of directing in Phare Play's Short Shorts. She always has a blast and looks forward to continuing to play in the future. Her favorite color is magenta and she love's the BeeGee's and long walks on a starlit beach. She dedicates this to her dog, Lolita. The best pet a girl could ask for.<...Continued

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Ramona Pula  |  Director

Ramona Pula most recently directed Andrew Rothkin’s Bubby’s Shadow (MITF 2008 Award recipient for Outstanding Overall Production of a New Drama). In New York she has worked at La Mama ETC (acting), and with White Rabbit Theatre in conjunction with Spotlight On Productions (acting, directing and producing). She has studied acting with The Barrow Group, and producing with the Commercial Theater Institute, a project of Theatre Development Fund (TDF) and The Broadway League, Inc. ...Continued

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Layne Racowsky  |  Director

Layne Racowsky is a recent graduate of The New School for drama where she received her MFA in Directing and is very excited to be working with Phare Play for the first time. Directing credits include: The Jungle Book (Wingspan Arts), Mercury and Mars, Labor Pains, Medea, Sure Thing (NSD Random Acts Festival), Purge Partners (Samuel French Festival, Finalist, 2006), The Life's Goodbye (Samuel French Festival, 2006), The Audition (Working Man's Clothes Productions), Lost, Found, & Remembered (Working Man's Clothes Productions). ...Continued

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Brooklyn Scalzo  |  Actress

Brooklyn Scalzo's directing credits include The Lady and the Clarinet, The Food Chain, Dance at Bataan (AD), Sweet Charity (AD), and Pants on Fire. Her favorite acting credits include Sideman (Terry), Anything Goes (Erma), Sweet Charity (Charity), Parallel Lives, Romeo and Juliet (Nurse), and Charlotte's Web (Fern).&...Continued

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Aaron Anderson  |  Actor

Aaron Anderson hails from Minnesota and is a former profesional snowboarder. He recently graduated from the University of Utah's Actor Training Program (B.F.A). Recent roles include Hannibal Jackson in Happy End, and Clown in The Winter's Tale. Aaron thanks all of his friends for their support!

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Marian Brock  |  Actress

Marian Brock - Films include the feature And Then..., The Sent, God of Love, and the music video, Likely to Stray, in which she played the lead. Regional work includes Kate in The Taming of the Shrew, Juliet in The Eternal Romeo and Juliet, Marie in Woyzeck, and Reggie Fluty in The Laramie Project. New York stage credits include 4.48 Psychosis, Julius Caesar, Twelfth Night, and A Comedy of Errors. Marian has extensive experience in improvisation and is a company member of the National Comedy Theatre.<...Continued

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Patricia Cancio  |  Actress

Patricia Cancio graduated from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and a Minor in Theatre. She studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. She has had the pleasure of performing on stages in Spain, the Philippines and the United States. In Spain, she had the honor of coordinating an international music festival under the wing of Project Cancion Espanola, dedicated to the preservation and popularization of Spanish art songs in the standard classical repertoire. Patricia was last seen as Calypso in St. Louis Shakespeare Co.'s The Odyssey. ...Continued

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Andrew Davies  |  Actor

Andrew Davies is an actor, comedian, and educator living and working in Manhattan. In Northwest Philadelphia born and raised, at the theatre is where Andrew spent most of his days. From his first major role as Tevye in 5th grade he was addicted to the theater and to wearing a fat suit on stage. Attending Brandeis University, Andrew starred in Buloxi Blues, The Good Doctor, and The Real Inspector Hound. After graduating Andrew moved to New York City and performed in several staged readings of original plays, as well as several short films. ...Continued

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Whitney Elliott  |  Actress

Whit Elliott is a native of Magnolia, Ar. She is a recent graduate of Arkansas State University with a BFA in theatre, emphasis in acting. She has just recently moved to the city after just completing Henry IV parts I and II and Guys and Dolls in Durant, OK with the Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival. She can be seen in the upcoming full length play Onward, Forward with Little HIbiscus Productions.  She is excited to become a part of the Phare Play family. ...Continued

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Branden Hayward  |  Actor

Actor - Branden Hayward grew up in Columbus, Ohio where he was a championship tennis player and homeschooled by his father until the age of 12. He graduated in May from Indiana University, where credits included The Real Thing (Billy), The Shape of Things (Adam), Final Transmission (student film), and Corpus Christi. Off-off Broadway: Romeo & Juliet (Tybalt), one national commercial. Training: Atlantic Acting School (summer 2007), Michael Howard Studios. ...Continued

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Gillian Hurst  |  Actress

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. ...Continued

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Dominique Jones  |  Actress

Dominique's most recent stage credits include Waiting Life at The Royal Theatre, Almost, Maine at The American Theatre of Actors and Sex Talk at the Dinner Table at the Gene Frankel Theatre. Dominique will be appearing as Lady Caroline in Oscar Wilde's A Woman of No Importance this August at The Sonnet Theatre. Dominique would like to thank her family, friends and Blake and Christine for their continued support.!...Continued

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Klemen Novak  |  Actor

Originally from Slovenia, Klemen graduated from the New York American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2007 and was a member of the Academy's 2007-08 Company until March 2008. Favorite roles include Judge Brack in Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, Dukes Frederick and Senior in William Shakespeare's As You Like It and Henry Lodge in the comedy Move Over, Mrs. Markham. Klemen tries to travel at every opportunity his other interests include web design, music, art history and languages – he is fluent in English, German, Spanish, Serbian/Croatian and, naturally, Slovenian. ...Continued

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Christian O'brien  |  Actor

Christian O'Brien - Training: NYU Tisch School of the Arts (Atlantic Theater and Stonestreet School for Film and Television). Recently seen in Holes at the Atlantic Theater. Film: Court Jesters. Off-off Broadway: Measure for Measure, 13 Rue De L'Amour, Hysterical Blindness, A Christmas Carol. Favorite roles: Bye Bye Birdie, Romeo & Juliet, Happy Journey to Trenton and Cambden. Company member of Turtle Shell Production's Terrapin Troupe. ...Continued

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Steven Ringwald  |  Actor

Steven Ringwald is a recent graduate of Purchase College making his debut to the New York stage. He is currently a member of "The 13th Street Repertory Company" and involved in two of their productions, Wiseace Farms (O'Conner the Dog), a childrens show as well as Line (Stephen), the longest running off-off broadway play in NY history.<...Continued

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Tom Summers  |  Actor

Tom returns to the Short Shorts after having appeared in the very first one.  The experience traumatized him so much that it took him almost a year and a half before he could bring himself to come back and play again. We're very excited to have him back...

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Michael Weems  |  Actor, Author

Having not slept for six months and already endured the rigorous WWSS 1-3, Michael figured this endeavor a natural fit for his current zombie like capacities. Recent writing credits: Fragments (Little Hibiscus Productions and Festival 56, Chicago IL); Subtlety (Algonquin Theatre); and Burden Me (Phare Play Productions) and the upcoming Onward, Forward (Little Hibiscus Productions – Dec 3-7, 2008) and the publication of Love Me, As Well (most recently – Eye Gone Black Literary Journal) and Waiting Life (Freight Train Magazine). ...Continued

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Jared Morgenstern  |  Actor

Jared Morgenstern: A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts Jared has had a number of wonderful opportunities in NY including starring in Porn and Happiness: You Can't Have Both at the Gene Siskel Theater, Daguerreotypes and The Shadow Pier in the Midtown International Theater Festival, Save My Brother at the Roy Arias Theater, he recently completed a run as Malcolm in Macbeth with the New Perspective Theater Company, and Coffee and Fools at the American Theater of Actors. His films credits include co-starring in the feature length film Special Needs.<...Continued

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Matt Klane  |  Actor

Matt Klane had previously performed with Phare Play in Arcadia and Gay Slave Handbook at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, as well as being a writer and performer for Mindbleach. Matt's acting and writing have been recently featured on CNBC, AMC, National Lampoon Network, The New York Times, NBC.com, and Cracked.com. Matt is a professional fight choreographer as an active member of the SAFD and is passionate about the promotion of safe stage combat. SAGe - 646.584.8...Continued

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