(2013 New Works Project Winner)
by Eduardo Ivan Lopez
directed by Jake Turner
Based on a true story, investigative journalist Rita Hathaway is handed the story of a lifetime:
The inside scoop on death row inmate, Claire McGreely.
Through flashbacks and interviews, these headstrong women discover not only common ground, but a shared need to be heard.
Wednesday to Saturday 8.00pm
Sunday 1 March 7.30pm
Wednesday 4 March 2.00pm with Talk back
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Carina’s past experience includes New York City stage (The York Theatre, Inside Broadway, Periwinkle Productions), national tours, web, soundtrack, and commercial work. Other favorite credits include “Maria” in West Side Story directed by George Chakiris, and “Audrey” in Little Shop Of Horrors, as well as work as a principle vocalist for The Walt Disney Company in Hong Kong, Universal Studios in Singapore (opening cast), Silversea, Holland America, and Seabourn. Carina graduated Cum Laude from the University Of California, Irvine, with a B.A. in Drama and Honors in Musical Theatre, and is a proud alumna of T. Schreiber Studios (Peter Jensen), and AEA.
Anna Holbrook – Rita Hathaway
Anna is best known to many for her Emmy Award winning work on “Another World” as Sharlene, her other television credits include, “Law and Order”, “L&O SVU”, “The West Wing”, “Spin City”, “One Life to Live”, “All My Children”. Theater credits; Off Broadway: “The Dolphin Position” (Primary Stages), “Three Viewings”, w/Frances Sternhagen(Fleetwood Stage), “Crimes of the heart”. Film: “I Love Trouble”, w/Nick Nolte. Most recently Anna appeared in the Summer Theater of New Canaan’s production of, “My Fair Lady”. She continues working in the commercial and Voice-overs Fields.
Bob Rogerson – Governor Dushane
Bob’s many theatre credits span the entire contract range from “Production” to “Showcase.” He has had the pleasure to work with the likes of Terry Schreiber, Edward Norton, Vivian Matalon, Betty Buckley, Bob Hoskins, Cher and Richard Benjamin, to list a few. Rogerson is one of the founding members of The Actors’ Process: an actor’s continuing study program, addressing the work of professional actors. In addition to his teaching, he continues to be active in theatre, film and television. He has appeared in over 100 stage productions – including his recent work in Washington, DC at The Shakespeare Theatre Company, The Kennedy Center for the Arts, Ford’s Theatre and Theatre for the 1st Amendment. As a proud member of Actors Equity Association and Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Rogerson has worked in almost every medium of the entertainment industry, including Stage; Screen; and Television.
Joseph Giardina – Virgil
Joseph is returning to acting after an extended stint as an arts administrator, most recently Director of Education at the New Victory Theater and Theatre for a New Audience. Prior to those jobs he performed plays at Playwrights Horizons (Three Sons), Ensemble Studio Theatre (Nobodaddy; Fellini de Fountain Bleu), Theatre 890 (Today I am a Fountain Pen), Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey (Miss Consuelo), Virginia Stage (Night of the Iguana), and various others. He currently studies acting with Terry Schreiber and has studied in the past with Michael Howard, George Morrison, Sam Schacht and Shakespeare with Bob Smith.
Margo has been acting since age 15 and has performed Off Broadway, off-off Broadway, in regional and community theaters, television, films, commercials. Some favorite leading roles performed in NYC are: Olga in Three Sisters, Angustias in House of Bernarda Alba, Helena in Midsummer Night’s Dream, Showgirl in Sex Death, Doris in Owl and the Pussycat, Amanda in A Lie of the Mind, Cornelia in Something Unspoken Aunt Nonnie in Sweet Bird of Youth. Margo produced, wrote, directed, acted, and taught in her own theatre company on Long Island for over ten years. She adapted and developed productions of many children’s classics such as Treasure Island, Oliver Twist and The Diary of Ann Frank, performed in over 100 School Districts. Margo has studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, HB Studio with Bill Hickey, Herbert Berghoff, Steve Strimpell and ten years with Jeanne Kaplan.
Don Carter – Dan
Don played Tupolski in T. Schreiber’s 2013 production of The Pillowman. In New York City, Don has worked with Ensemble Studio Theatre, Target Margin Theater, Nylon Fusion, The Drilling Company and Blue Coyote Theater Group. His regional theatre credits include Berkshire Theatre Festival, Virginia Stage Company, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina and The Public Theatre (in Auburn, Maine). Don wrote, produced and performed his solo show, Finding Pieces, for The Midtown International Theatre Festival. Film: Hitting the Ground (Living Pictures), Kingdom Come (Rockville Pictures), The Appointment (NYU) and Sid and Mel (NYU). Television: One Life To Live and As The World Turns. Member: Actors Equity Association and SAG/ AFTRA. MFA / Acting: Rutgers University.
Kalyn West – Dancer
Kalyn West is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. She trained at Weber State University, earning double bachelor’s degrees in Musical Theater and Anthropology. Some of her favorite past roles include Juliet (Romeo & Juliet) at WSU; Sally Hemmings (The Third Crossing) at Plan-B Theater Company; Ensemble (Hair) at Egyptian Theater Company; Hen (Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type) at Salt Lake Acting Company; Marcy Park (The 25th Annual…Spelling Bee) at WSU; and the Placard Girl (Reefer Madness) with Dark Horse Theater Company. Additional training includes the T.Schreiber Studio (Peter Jensen), and Bob Krakower. Representation includes The Talent House, and Don Buckwald & Associates.
Robert Ramos – Harris
Robby is a graduate of the Terry Schreiber Studio One Year Conservatory. Recent credits include; “Balm in Gilead” at the 45th Street Theatre, “Much Ado About Nothing” with Snapped Productions and “Contigo” at the Signature Theatre. He won the 2014 Best Actor Award at the Venus/Adonis theatre festival. Robby is excited to be a part of this production of ‘Natural Life’ and would like to thank everyone at the T. Schreiber Studio for this opportunity.
Madeline Ajemian – Young Claire
Madeline is a fourth-grader from Brooklyn, NY where she loves playing piano, singing, and playing percussion in her elementary school concert band. Madeline is also fond of drawing comics and writing short stories and screenplays for short films. This is her first stage production and she is super excited and grateful for this opportunity.