September 6 - September 30, 2012
The surprise arrival of two young lovers needing assistance disrupts a predictable day in the life of a comfortably married middle-aged couple. This unexpected meeting changes their lives in this delicious new comedy.
|Scenic Designer..........................||Anita Stewart|
|Lighting Designer.......................||Paul Hackenmueller|
|Sound Designer..........................||Shane Rettig|
|Costume Designer.....................||Lara de Bruijn|
David Adkins (Noel) MRT: The Seafarer (IRNE nomination) , Tranced Broadway: Next Fall, St. Joan, National Actors Theatre. Off-Broadway: Boy Gets Girl, Manhattan Theater Club. Sabina, Immaculate Misconception: Primary Stages. Agamemnon (with Olympia Dukkakis): Aquila Thatre Company.Transfigures, Woman’s Theatre Project. Regional:Twelfth Night (Malvolio), Westport County Playhouse.Twelve Angry Men (Juror number 12), George Street Playhouse. Sylvia, Faith Healer, Waiting for Godot, No Wake, The Misanthrope, Hasty Heart (and others), Berkshire Theatre Group: eighteen seasons, Mandrake Root, San Jose Rep. (Lynn Redgrave),.Goodman Theater, Kennedy Center, ACT – San Francisco, Huntington Theate Company, Center Stage, Long Wharf, Denver Center Theatre, Barrington Stage, Studio Theater, ACT – Seattle. TV/Flim: Without A Trace, Trinity, Chicago Hope, Law & Order, Law & Order SVU, Blaq Jaw (with Forrest Whitiker), Ben Franklin (PBS), The New York Soaps
Ross Cowan (Tobin) MRT: debut Off-Off Broadway: Cato, The Flea. The Misanthrope (PS122). The Importance of Being Earnest/Hemingway, M-34/Chashama. Regional: Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, Torah! Torah Torah!, Brown/Trinity Playwright’s Rep Educational: Camino Real, Clybourne Park, Education: MFA, NYU Grad Acting
CORINNA MAY (Anne) MRT: Debut. Off-Broadway: Thirty Story Masterpieces. National Tour: The Graduate. Regional: Two-Headed, Berkshire Theatre Group. The Memory of Water, Twelfth Night, The Winter’s Tale, Enchanted April, Roman Fever, Jack and Jill, Betrayal, House of Mirth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Shakespeare & Company (21 seasons). Syracuse Stage, Capitol Rep, Repertory Theater of St. Louis, Studio Arena, Virginia Stage, Philadelphia Theater Company. TV/Film: Split Ends(starring), Speck’s Last, Unforgettable, Law & Order, Evening at the Pops, Bourbon Street (indie pilot). Playwright: Dancing with the Czar. Other: Designated Linklater voice teacher.
Lesley Shires (Claudia) MRT: debut Regional: Laughing Stock, Pioneer Theatre Company. Gruesome Playground Injuries, Boise Contemporary Theater. The Little Prince, Crimes of the Heart, Amadeus, Romeo and Juliet, PlayMakers Repertory. CATS, The Hangar Theatre. La Cage aux Folles, North Carolina Theatre. TV/FILM: Person of Interest, Rescue Me. Educational: Henry Box Brown (world premiere) by Tony Kusshner. Acquainted with the Night (world premiere) by Keith Reddin , Orpheus Descending, Angels in America: Perestroika, Macbeth, The Emperor Antony, HMATRIXH, One Slight Hitch by Lewis Black. Choreography: Henry Box Brown, The Emperor Antony, HMATRIXH. Education: BFA, East Carolina University. NYU Grad Acting. Guthrie Experience.
WILLIAM DONNELLYserved as resident playwright for the Massachusetts-based Industrial Theatre from 1997 to 2008. His plays have been produced by the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Portland Stage Company, The Active Theatre Company, Act II Playhouse, The Public Theatre (Lewiston, ME), Unicorn Theatre, Theater Alliance, Mad Cat, Sacred Fools Theatre, Mill 6 Collaborative, and Rough Tumble among others. A number of his short plays have appeared as part of the annual Boston Theatre Marathon. In 2005, he was awarded a Playwriting/New Theatre Works grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. He has twice been named a Clauder Competition Finalist.Magnetic North was awarded the grand prize in 2006. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild.
KYLE FABEL (Director) Merrimack Repertory Theatre: Director credits: Mrs. Whitney, The Persian Quarter, Fabuloso, Tranced, The Four of Us, Trying. Actor credits: A View of the Harbor, Aunt Dan & Lemon, The Homecoming, Boy Gets Girl, Three Days of Rain. Broadway: Aaron Sorkin's The Farnsworth Invention, A Free Man of Color. New York: The Triangle Factory Project, Long Island Sound, Anouilh's Eurydice (director), The Good Soup (director), He and She (director), The Actors Company Theatre; English Made Simple, Primary Stages; A Cautionary Tail, A Small Family Business (director), The Suicide (director), Enrico IV (director), The Ruffian on the Stair (director), NYU Graduate Acting Program. Regional: A Thousand Clowns, (director) Finian's Rainbow (director), No Wake (director), The Einstein Project, Berkshire Theatre Festival; An Enemy of the People, The Last Five Years, Playhouse on Park; The Farnsworth Invention, Feydeau's Private Fittings, La Jolla Playhouse; A Steady Rain, Hartford Theaterworks; The Real Thing, Pioneer Theatre; Closer, The Dead Eye Boy, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; The Taming of the Shrew, Williamstown Theatre Festival; The Last Hurrah, Huntington Theatre; Cymbeline, Loot, Hartford Stage Company; Tony Kushner's Hydriotaphia, Alley Theatre; McCarter Theatre, O'Neill Center. Education: Graduate Acting Program, 1995, and Graduate Acting Alumni Director's Lab, 2001, New York University. Other: Rich Hall's Best Western, Edinburgh.
ANITA STEWART (Set Designer) MRT: Debut. Regional: Portland Stage Company, Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Guthrie, Seattle Repertory Theatre, A.R.T, Steppenwolf, Hartford Stage, Dallas Theater Center, Long Wharf Theatre, New York Theater Workshop, Brooklyn Academy of Music. Other: Anita's desire to play a meaningful role as an artist in a specific community brought her to Portland Stage in Maine as Artistic Director of Portland Stage Company. In her current role as Executive & Aritstic Director, Anita continues to design sets every season. She is thrilled to be working on this collaboration with Berkshire Theatre Festival and Merrimack Repertory Theatre.
PAUL HACKENMUELLER (Lighting Designer) Merrimack Repertory Theater: Mrs. Whitney, Fabuloso. Broadway: Fela!, Desire Under the Elms, A Bronx Tale, Mauritius, The Frogs, Aida. (Associate) Off-Broadway: Jump/Rope, Square Peg Productions; Cloud Tectonics, Culture Project; Walk Two Moons, Lucille Lortel. Off-Off Broadway: Peter Pan, The Great American War Machine, Irondale Ensemble; Carrie, PS122. Regional: Confluence, An Evening of One Acts, Short Stories, An Evening of Short Plays, Seven Eleven, I Keep Walking on Sinking Sand, A Long Walk, The Guthrie Theater (Resident Assistant 1999-2000); Caroline or Change, Syracuse Stage; Tosca, Boston Lyric Opera; Opera Colorado, Opera Colorado; Parade, Theater Latte Da; Tale of Two Cities, Cinderella, Treasure Island: A Musical Panto, Twelfth Night, People's Light & Theater Company; A Christmas Carol, GEVA; No Wake, Berkshire Theater Festival; Skin of Our Teeth, Perseverance Theater; Troy: After & Before, Princeton University / McCarter Theater Center; John Barton's The Greeks: Part One, Juilliard School. Commercial Clients: Target Stores, Best Buy, Carlson Companies, Boston Scientific, Starkey, Wells Fargo Bank, Helms Briscoe, Life Touch, Arctic Cat, Polaris, Microsoft, Children's Cancer Research Fund and Cargill. Education:M.F.A. NYU Tisch, B.A. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
LARA DE BRUIJN (Costume Designer) MRT: debut. Off-Broadway: The Travelers, 59E59. The Electric Lighthouse world premiere, The Flea Theater. The Suicide the Bushwick Starr. Dog Act, Flamboyan Theater. Lysistrata La MaMa. A Blessing on the Moon, le Poisson Rouge, Six Seeds: the Persephone Project The Tank Theater. Regional:Present Laughter, Measure For Measure, The Torch-Bearers, Santaland Diaries, Peterborough Players, Homestead Crossing and Finian's Rainbow,Berkshire Theater Festival. The Threepenny Opera, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Vieux Carre, Trinity Rep Consortium. International: Pains of Youth ,Unit 102. Kaged, Stockholm Fringe Festival. The Goat, Neptune Theatre. Other: A Little Night Music, Castleton Opera Festival, l'Enfant et les Sortilleges and lHeure Espagnole, Boston Conservatory. Animal Love 1and Forever is a Long Time, music videos by Charlene Kaye. Education: MFA, NYU Tisch School of the Arts.