MEET THE CAST
Creator / Producer / Director
Brian Hutchison (Adam McClure)
Brian Hutchison has appeared on Broadway in Boys in the Band (TONY AWARD-Best Revival of a Play), Man and Boy (with Frank Langella and Adam Driver), Looped (opposite Valerie Harper), Exit the King (with Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon), Proof, andThe Invention of Love. Off-Broadway credits include How To Transcend a Happy Marriage ( opposite Marisa Tomei-Lincoln Center) Smokefall (opposite Zachary Quinto) Pocatello (with TR Knight) Regrets, Spirit Control, From Up Here, and Go Back to Where You Are among others, at such theaters as Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, and Manhattan Class Company. In addition to performing major roles all over the country, Brian’s film and television credits include The Boys in the Band (Netflix-GLAAD MEDIA AWARD), Lisey’s Story, The Sinner, Madam Secretary, FBI-Most Wanted, Instinct, Elementary,Vinyl, Show Me a Hero, Killing Kennedy, Vino Veritas, Winter's Tale, Love and Other Drugs, Do No Harm, Person of Interest, The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU, etc. Brian holds an MFA in Dramatic Arts from the Old Globe Theater/University of San Diego.
Donald Corren (Tom Kerry)
Donald Trained at Juilliard, Donald Corren is among New York’s most versatile actors. He originated the role of Cosmé McMoon in the celebrated Broadway production of SOUVENIR, and earlier replaced Harvey Fierstein in the ground-breaking TORCH SONG TRILOGY, for which he won the San Francisco and Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards while on tour. His frequent Off-Broadway appearances include The Fantasticks, Old Jews Telling Jokes, The Soap Myth, The Last Sunday in June, Stephen Sondheim’s Saturday Night, and Tomfoolery, in addition to a series of leading roles at regional theatres across the country. Television appearances include nine seasons on NBC’s “Law & Order”, two on the Syfi’s Z NATION, as well as guest appearances on several others. As an audiobook narrator, he has recorded over 100 titles in a wide range of genres. www.donaldcorren.com
David Christopher Wells (Dylan)
David is an accomplished stage actor having appeared on Broadway in The Coast of Utopia, The Rivals, and Mothers and Sons as well as off-Broadway and regional theater roles all over the country.
He has appeared in several independent films , and on television David has been seen on Madam Secretary, Shades of Blue, Elementary, The Good Fight, and The Mysteries of Laura, among others. He is a graduate of Vassar and holds an MFA from the University of San Diego/ Old Globe Theater.
Jeff Hayenga (The Therapist)
Jeff has appeared on Broadway and off in ChekhovOS, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Hal and Bee, Junk, Harvey, The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Elephant Man, As Bees In Honey Drown, Jeffrey, Patient A, Two Rooms, Hapgood, Hamlet, Twelve Angry Men. Regional: Nonsense and Beauty, The Winslow Boy, Salome
On TV and Film Jeff has appeared in The Blacklist, Bones, Law and Order(s), And the Band Played On, Star Trek (Next Generation and Enterprise)
Liv Rooth (Caroline)
Liv Rooth (Caroline) has appeared on Broadway in To Kill A Mockingbird, Venus in Fur, Born Yesterday, and Is He Dead?. Her Off-Broadway credits include multiple critically acclaimed productions: Nice Girl (LAByrinth), All In The Timing (20th anniversary production, Primary Stages), Lives of the Saints (Primary Stages), Desire (The Acting Company), Blood and Gifts (Lincoln Center Theater), Wife to James Whelan (Mint Theater Company), and more. Liv originated roles in Rajiv Joseph’s Describe the Night (Alley Theatre), Molly Smith-Metzler’s Cry It Out (Actors Theatre of Louisville), and Annie Weisman’s Surf Report (La Jolla Playhouse). She has also appeared in Nora, Loot, and Suddenly, Last
Summer (Westport Country Playhouse), Other People’s Money (Long Wharf Theatre), Venus in Fur (Hartford TheaterWorks, Connecticut Critics Circle Award nomination), Boeing-Boeing (The Old Globe and Dorset Theatre Festival),
and Noises Off (Hartford Stage), among others. Liv’s film and television credits include Chuck, Before/During/After, Hank Boyd is Dead,
Shudderbugs, “Elementary”, “Person of Interest", and “The Good
Wife.” Voiceover work includes radio plays Sure Thing, Bite the Hand, and The End of Travel (Playing On Air), James Patterson’s The Guilty (Audible), campaigns for Acuvue, Xyzal, Activia, and more. Liv received her MFA from NYU’s Graduate Acting Program. She is also a professional
Laura Heisler (Christina aka "Molly Ringwald")
Laura Heisler (Christina aka “Molly Ringwald”) made her Broadway debut in Coram Boy, and works regularly in theatre, television, and film. Onstage Laura has appeared in numerous shows at Playwrights Horizons, Naked Angels, Soho Rep, The Geffen, Williamstown, Yale Rep, McCarter, South Coast Rep, Humana
Festival, and many others — and has also originated roles in world premieres by Sarah Ruhl, Bash Doran, Jordan Harrison, Neil LaBute, Anna Ziegler, Marlane Meyer, Karen Hartman, Michael Zolamco, Julia Cho, Tina Howe, Emily Mann, Keith Reddin, Quincy Long, Francine Volpe, and Mark Schultz. TV guest appearances include Evil, Chicago Med, Elementary, The Americans, Madam Secretary, The Middle, Bones, Grey's Anatomy, among others — and the films The Harbinger, We Go On, As Good As You, and Yellowbrickroad. Heisler lives in New York with her husband, filmmaker/composer Andy Mitton, their two kids, and a high-strung cat named Smush.
Keira Naughton (Kelly)
Keira Naughton (Kelly) directed Will Eno’s Title and Deed and Rachel Bond’s Curve of Departure at Chester Theater Company (Berkie nomination for Best Direction of a Play in 2019) and the world premiere of Cedars by Erik Tarloff at Berkshire Theater Group. She has also directed at the 92nd Street Y Lyrics and Lyricists series. As an actor, Keira appeared on Broadway in The Rivals (Lincoln Center Theater), Dance of Death and Three Sisters. Off-Broadway favorites include world premieres of Rolin Jones’ These Paper Bullets and The Jammer, (Atlantic Theater Co.); Hunting and Gathering (Primary Stages); All My Sons (Roundabout); The American Clock (Signature), among others. Regional credits include Gods of Comedy at McCarter/Old Globe; Company at the Kennedy Center Sondheim Celebration; plays at the Geffen Playhouse, Arena Stage, Huntington Theater, Yale Rep, Westport Playhouse, Williamstown Theater Fest, Berkshire Theater Group, Barrington Stage and Shakespeare & Co among others. TV and film credits include The Exorcist (Fox); Body of Proof; 3 LBS, Law & Order SVU; Sex and the City; All My Children, Cradle Will Rock and Blair Witch 2. She writes and sings songs with the band The Petersons. MFA in acting from NYU.
Michael Braun (Scott)
Michael Braun (Scott) can be seen in the upcoming feature films The Tender Bar directed by George Clooney (based on the memoirs of J.R. Moehringer), The Courtroom directed by Lee Sunday Evans, and Deep Water directed by Adrian Lyne (based on the Patricia Highsmith novel of the same name). He appears in the third season of "The Sinner," and played EJ on the fifth and final season of Showtime’s “The Affair” opposite Anna Paquin.
He has appeared on Broadway in The Crucible directed by Ivo Van Hove, War Horse at Lincoln Center as well as The Bridge Project: Winter’s Tale/Cherry Orchard, directed by Sam Mendes at BAM and the Old Vic in London. Other New York theater credits include shows at The Signature Theater, The Public Theater and Second Stage as well as work across the country at the McCarter, NY Stage and Film, Williamstown Theater Festival, Yale Rep, Centerstage and Seattle Rep. His film credits include the Chris Morris’s The Day Shall Come, Dark Water, Incoming, Dare, Igby Goes Down and Drinks! His television credits include: "Succession," “The Night Of,” “High Maintenance,” “Mozart in the
Jungle,” “The Good Wife,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Law & Order,” “The Blacklist,’ “Blue Bloods,” “Unforgettable,” “Do No Harm,” “Comedy Bang! Bang!” the ABC pilot "Awkward Situations for Men,” and the Apple show “Dickinson.” He received his MFA from the Yale School of Drama and is the recipient of a Princess Grace Award.
Michael Benjamin Washington (Luther)
Michael Benjamin Washington (Luther) is currently filming the new NBC comedy, American Auto. Broadway: The Boys in the Band (also the Netflix adaptation); La Cage Aux Folles; Mamma Mia! (original company). Off Broadway: 2019 revival of Anna Deavere Smith’s Fires In the Mirror at Signature Theatre (NY Outer Critics Circle Award; NY Drama League Award; Inaugural Antonyo Award for Best Solo Performance); and, Stephen Sondheim’s Saturday Night at Second Stage. Television: Ratched and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix); 30 Rock; Glee; Law and Order; 100 Questions to name a few. He is an alumnus of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and the National YoungArts Foundation. He is also a Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Mr. Washington currently serves on the 2020-2023 Tony Awards and Screen Actors Guild Nominating Committees.
Gareth Saxe (Nolan)
Gareth Saxe (Nolan) Gareth’s recent credits include: Alexander McCauley and Pastor Paul in the world premier of Bonnie Metzger's You Lost Me at the Denver Center Theater Company; also, Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet and Malvolio in Twelfth Night at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. His Broadway credits have included: the Drama Desk winning revival of The Homecoming with Ian McShane and Michael McKean, Scar in The Lion King, and Shaw’s Heartbreak House with Swoozie Kurtz and Phillip Bosco. Off Broadway and regionally Gareth has been privileged to work with Frances Sternhagen in J.M. Barrie's Echoes of the War and Jane Alexander in A Moon to Dance By. Some other highlights include: Harper Regan (The Atlantic); Hamlet, Dangerous Liasons, (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey); and if you don't blink Gareth can be seen in Michael Mann's film Public Enemies and several Law and Order’s. Gareth is a proud graduate of Colorado College and NYU’s MFA program.
Bethany Jillard (Beth)
Bethany is an actor, singer and dancer who has worked extensively across Canada and the United States. She spent five seasons with the Stratford Festival of Canada - favorite roles include Desdemona, Hero, Hermia, Princess Catherine and Lady Anne.
Bethany’s American regional theatre credits include Othello (Chicago Shakes), Disgraced (Cincinnati Playhouse) and Angels in America Parts 1 and 2 (Berkeley Rep). Film/TV credits include "Divorced" with Sarah Jessica Parker and "If I Were You" starring Marcia Gay Harden.
Bethany moonlights as a singer with the rock band, Notes from Underground - their EP “Rock, Pith and Brevity” can be streamed anywhere you get your music.
Greg Schmidt (Stage Manager/Therapist)
Although Greg Schmidt is now a busy Hamptons real estate agent, he previously worked in film and television for 30 years. He was featured in many national television commercials for the likes of Colgate, Red Lobster, Viagra, Benefiber, and lots of others. He can also be seen in Lee Daniels' thriller "Shadowboxer".
Composer / Sound Design
James Carolan (composer/ sound design) -James is a Melbourne-based composer, sound designer and producer. His art is inspired by the world of aesthetics. It is in constant search of the unknown, diving into realms of self- transcendence, empowerment and undiscovered beauty. It deals with concepts such as childhood curiosity, existential angst and the beauty of the everyday. His compositions can be described as affective, psychologically explorative and ambient. He co-owns Summersault Studio, an audio production business.
Blotcher has been a consulting editor for books, plays and short stories for three decades. Among his sixty-plus credits is Rainbow Warrior, the memoir of Gilbert Baker, the creator of the Rainbow Flag.
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