THE ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE AND SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Festival, Solo Performance
Written by Christopher Durang, Directed by Michael Hagins

First off...

Come see the rare chance to see Edwin Booth and Sarah Siddons share the stage together in a night of shows specially put together for the viewing public by Christopher Durang!

Shows presented will be Private Lives, Hamlet, Checkmate and A Man for All Seasons!

Starring Edwin Booth, Sarah Siddons, Dame Ellen Terry and Sir Henry Irving
Directed by Michael Hagins
Stage Managed by Meg Foster
Understudies: George Spelvin and Eleanora Duse

May include appearances by Mark Levy, Stephanie Sottile, Lillian Small, Emily Frail and Michael Hagins

Then...

* Do you have questions about religion?
* Are you wondering about heaven and hell?
* Is something about God confusing and you need clarification?
Well, for a few nights only...

SISTER MARY IGNATIUS Explains It All for You!
Program organized and created by Christopher Durang
featuring a special nativity play written by Mary Jean Mahoney!

May include appearances by Sharon Cacciabaudo, John Sartori, Jesuhan Malave, Laura Grayson, Erica Jensen and Joshua Key-McGinnis

Open:   11/08/12
Close:   11/11/12

Schedule:
Opening night - Thursday, November 8th at 8:00 pm
Two shows on Saturday, November 10th at 5:00 and 8:00 pm
Closing night - Sunday, November 11th at 2:00 pm
Theater:   Beckmann Theatre @ American Theater Of A
Address:   314 West 54th Street, 2nd floor bet
New York, NY 10019
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Cost:$10.00 or Call: cage.theatre.company at
Mark Levy George Spelvin

Mark Levy - NYC STAGE DEBUT! Mark is a very recent graduate (Cum Laude) from University of Florida with a BFA in Theatre Performance and also graduated Florida School of the Arts with an AA/AS (both in Acting). His favorite roles in college include: Jack in Jack Goes Boating¸ Pyrgopolyncies in The Braggart Soldier, and Cherdyakov/Husband in The Good Doctor. He thanks his family, Blake, Gabriel, and the whole cast for their constant support.  Visit www.MarkLevyActor.com

Sharon Cacciabaudo Sister Mary Ignatius

Sharon Caccicabuado(Ms. Gonzalo) - After a long hiatus from acting to write and direct, Sharon is very excited to be revising her role of Gonzalo and working again with Michael Hagins. Previous Shakespeare roles include;  Lady Capulet (Romeo & Juliet);  Holofernes (Love Labour’s Lost); Egeus (A Midsummer Night’s Dream).  Her play Shakespeare in the Trailer Park is coming to Barnstormers in PA this spring.

Stephanie Sottile Meg Foster

 

Stephanie’s previous C.A.G.E credits include X in The Vengeance Room, Evelyn in The Shape Of Things, Susan in Hit and Match, Katrina/Old Woman in Quest Of The Hero. She also writes/performs with her sketch group, The Unwanted; they've performed at the Just For Laughs Festival in Chicago as well as theatres all over New York City. She is also the co-founder and artistic director of Cupcake Lady Productions (www.twitter.com/CupcakeLadyProd). Wait till you see what we have in store for everybody! Go to www.twitter.com/StephSottile AND www.IHateComedy.com (you’ve been plugged!). She also loves her dog, Chubby. “Think off center.”



 

 
John Sartori Thomas

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Lillian Small Sarah Siddons

Lillian J. Small’s places of study have included San Jose State University, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, and the Actor's Center in New York. Favorite roles have been Roxanne from Cyrano de Bergerac, Dracula from Dracula, Adriana from Comedy of Errors, The Angel from Angels in America, Nijo from Top Girls, and Terry in Cucumbers. She is also studying Tango and is a licensed massage therapist. (Contact: Bluelillylotus@hotmail.com)

 
Jesuhan Malave Gary Sullivan

Jesuhan Malave was born and raised in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.  He moved to NYC in 2008 to study Dramatic Arts at NYCDA.  Graduating in 2010, he has been a part of a few productions in NYC which include Macbeth; Let it be (ensemble) directed by Eillen Conley; Thorton Wilder's Long Christmas Dinner (Cousin Branden) directed by Lee Colings and Four Martinis (David) Shown at the Fresh Fruit Festival by Carfer Lamoure. Jesuhan will be a part of a feature film being shot next year in Mount Dora Florida called The Last Room (Agent Martinez) directed by Kristoffer Mickael McMillan.  Jesuhan is so proud to be in this production, and he would like to dedicate this play to his grandmother Julia Hernandez who recently passed away, and to Ria Chandra Hunt, a very special person for him.

Emily Frail Dame Ellen Terry

Emily received her BFA in Acting from Florida International University and studied at the Actor's Movement Studio Conservatory in NY. Her favorite roles include Conchita (Anna in the Tropics), Skye Lotus (Hair), and Ms. White (Clue:The Musical) for which she won the Dulce Art Award for best performance. This year Emily made her Off-Broadway debut in "The Vagina Monologues" with playwright Eve Ensler. To learn more visit: www.EmilyFrail.com

Laura Grayson Diane Symonds
Laura Grayson is originally from Graham,Texas. She graduated with her B.A. in musical theatre from West Texas A & M University and M.F.A. in Acting from the University of Arkansas. She most recently played Natalia in Double Down Theatre's production of "The Proposal" as well as Anna in C.A.G.E. Theatre's production of "Catherine and the Plague". She is also a company member of The Step 1 Theatre.  
Michael Hagins Director \ Sir Henry Irving

Michael Hagins has been rejuvenated by this very special production of Hamlet!  Michael is the artistic director of CAGE, and has produced 25 shows in the past 6 years.  In addition, he has directed over 50 shows and acted in over 150 shows and built the fights for twice as many!  His latest work includes the Fringe Festival production of The Girl with her Hands in the Sand, CAGE productions Taming of the Shrew, The Shape of Things, Quest of the Hero!, Hit and Match, and TND productions of The Merchant of Venice.  Michael would like to thank his amazing cast for their true love and dedication, Jon Ciccarelli for the concept and the beginnings, and you for reading this and supporting the arts!

Erica Jensen Philomena Rostovich

Erica Jensen is very excited to be a part of this production! She is an AMDA grad and has her Bachelor's of Fine Arts from The New School University. Erica's been in various plays and cabarets over the last 9 years and was most recently in the The Girl with Her Hands in the Sand (NYC Fringe Festival, directed by Michael Hagins). Thank you to all my friends and family and especially Poo!

Joshua Key-Mcginnis Aloysius Benheim
Joshua Key-Maginnis hails from South Portland, Maine and is excited to be working with Cage Theater for the first time!  He got his BA in Theatre from Wagner College on Staten Island, and was recently seen at the PIT for NYC sketchfest as a part of STuFF comedy and at the Looking Glass Theatre's Spring Forum.  Favorite roles include the title character in McChin: The Lamentable tale of Jay Leno (NYC Fringe) and Lenny in Rumors.  To see more of Josh check out Stufffilms.com!  Thanks to family, friends, and beautiful fiance!  We're finally in a show together!  This and all shows are dedicated to Gigi and Kiki.