written by 2015 TONY Award-winning playwright, Simon Stephens
directed by Terry Schreiber
May 4, 2016 – June 4, 2016
Cast (in order of appearance)
HARPER REGAN…………..…..…………..Maeve Yore*
ELWOOD BARNES…………….…..……..Jerry Topitzer
TOBIAS RICH…………….….…….Mike Phillips Gomez
SETH REGAN………….………….……Richard Stables
SARAH REGAN…………….…………Lauren Capkanis
JUSTINE ROSS……..….……..……………Megan Grace
>MICKEY NESTOR………………..……..Ryan Johnston*
JAMES FORTUNE………….…..………..David Donahoe
ALISON WOOLLEY…….…..….………Margo Goodman
DUNCAN WOOLLEY…….……………..John Fennessy*
MAHESH ASLAM………….….……………..Vick Krishna
*Appearing courtesy of the Actors’ Equity Association
Maeve Yore (Harper Regan) is a Founding Member of Articulate Theatre Company, and longtime disciple of Terry Schreiber. She trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and T Schreiber Studio. Favorite credits: Austin in the New York Premiere of SISTER CITIES and Germaine in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, both at the T Schreiber Studio; also Diane in THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED,Fanny in ON THE VERGE, Maggie in DANCING AT LUGHNASA, Anna in THE BALTIMORE WALTZ, and Miranda & Hilary in RAISED IN CAPTIVITY. She can be (briefly) seen as the Wedding Planner in CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC. With a 150 word limit, how could I possibly thank everyone I love for their support? Hopefully you know who you are…www.maeveyore.com
Jerry Topitzer (Elwood Barnes) is excited to be in his second production at T Schreiber and honored to work with such an incredible director. Jerry’s recent theatre roles include Bill in Hot L Baltimore (Gloria Maddox Theatre), HH Holmes in Amongst the Monsters and Junius Booth inBooth at The Players Club; recent roles in short films include Paul inCaroline of the Valley and Lenny in 27 Dimensions. Jerry is a long-time improviser performing around NYC with Artistic New Directions’ house team. He’s proud to have trained with T Schreiber’s fantastic faculty (thank you all!) and would like to thank his amazingly supportive family and friends.
Mike Phillips Gomez (Tobias Rich) is a New York native. He graduated with an Illustration BFA from Fashion Institute of Technology in 2013. The acting bug bit him soon after taking a scene study workshop with Rob Sedgwick and Kathy Russell. Since then, Mike has continually pursued acting, having studied at Stella Adler Studio of Acting and T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre. He most recently played Casanova in Eric Grayson’sCourted. Mike is highly grateful for his family and friends’ growing support.
Richard Taylor Stables (Seth Regan) has originally trained in the U.K. at Arts Educational Schools London, and with Penelope Chater – Drama Centre London. In the U.S. he has studied with Howard Fine, Joanna Merlin – MICHA, Meisner with Jeff Kober and William Esper, and has done workshops with Elizabeth Kemp, Susan Batson, Larry Moss and Ellen Burstyn. He also trained with voice coach Cicely Berry – RSC, London, and in Australia with 16th Street Actors Studio and Michael Chekhov with Daniele Legler. Richard founded three independent theatre companies in Australia, and has acted in theatre, film and tv throughout the U.K. and Australia, including feature films Wedgetail and Healing (Hugo Weaving), and tv series The Doctor Blake Mysteries and Tangle. He also played the lead in the short film Lily which won the Crystal Bear Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. Recently, Richard played the lead in his first U.S. short film Leecher. Richard lives in NYC and trains with Terry Schreiber. When not acting, he teaches Vedic Meditation.
Lauren Capkanis (Sarah Regan) Theatre: Kate in Inside Himself at the Jewel Box Theater (Midtown International Theater Festival NYC) directed by Paul Navarra, Philomele in The Love of the Nightingale at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre directed by Sarah Hickler, Philaminte in The Learned Ladies directed by Benny Ambush, Suzanna in Becky Shaw directed by Marie Bookwalter, Maddie in Enemies at The Bleecker Street Theater (Planet Connections Theater Festival NYC), Plaintiff in Nothing Serious at AlphaNYC Theater Company. Film/TV: “Summer Breeze” (Short) *Award Best Actress at MassIFF., “Monsters Inside Me,” “About That Life” (Web Series). Training: BFA Acting Emerson College, Terry Schreiber, Suzanne Shepherd, AADA (Master Acting/Film) Special Skills: Stilt Walk, Singer (Alto/Soprano), Guitar (Basic) IMDb www.LaurenCapkanis.com
Megan Grace (Justine Ross) is thrilled to return to the Gloria Maddox stage and honored to work with Terry Schreiber for the first time. Most recently, Megan performed in Schreiber’s Shorts and co-produced, co-wrote, and co-starred in the short film 27 Dimensions (Jackfruit & Pica Pica Pictures). Select Theatre: Catherine in Proof, Esther in Meet Me in St. Louis, and Jean in the Fringe tour (Philadelphia, NYC, & Edinburgh) of Have a Nice Life. Film: Marley & Me and The Happening (20th Century Fox). Training: BA Theatre (Muhlenberg College), Improv (Upright Citizens Brigade), and Scene Study with the incomparable Peter Jensen (T. Schreiber Studio). Love to Gregg and the Martinez family. www.megangrace.me
Ryan Johnston (Mickey Nestor)’s New York stage highlights includeFlags, by Jane Martin (59E59). Los Angeles highlights include Dirt, by Bruce Gooch (Rogue Machine); The Four of Us, by Itamar Moses (Firefly Theater – garnering a Maddy Award and Ticketholder Nomination for Best Actor); The Tempest, by William Shakespeare (Ark Theatre); Farewell Miss Cotton, by Keith Josef Adkins (Black Dahlia); andFlags, by Jane Martin (Odyssey Theatre). Other credits: Blue Bloods (CBS), The District (CBS), the Grand Theft Auto videogame series, and voiceover work including dozens of national TV commercials, radio spots, and industrials. In his spare time, he produces documentaries and races his bicycle.
David Donahoe (James Fortune) has appeared previously at T.Schreiber Studio and Theatre in Sweet Bird of Youth, The Changing Room, and Jack’s Back!, the Musical. Other theatre credits include Born Liars, Nativity in the City and Incredible Stories with Italy Time, The Middle with the Active Theatre Company, The Cherry Orchard, Action, A Slight Ache, A Painful Case, The Lady of Larkspur Lotion, Evangeline. Television: Cornelius Vanderbilt in The Men Who Built America, Film: Molly, Under Disheveled Stars, Why Do You Smell Like the Ocean?. Many thanks to Terry and the wonderful creative team.
Margo Goodman (Alison Woolley) has returned in past year to attending Terry’s Friday Master Class, auditioning here and elsewhere after many years of teaching and arriving at a third career as Analytic Psychotherapist. Her early years involved off Broadway acting, TV and films. She is most proud of being an “at home mum of two” while producing, writing, directing, performing in her own Play Like Productions for schools in NYC and Long Island when her own kids attended school. Thank you Terry and actors for such a rich Harper Regan three months.
John Fennessy (Duncan Woolley) BROADWAY: Grease, (Original Company), Over Here, Frankenstein, Got tu go Disco, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. OFF BROADWAY: Part of the Plan, (Dan Fogelberg), Philadelphia, Here I Come! The Boss, The Last Dream of Arky Malarky, (Arky), Baby Marty, (Marty) (Metropolitan Playhouse), Obama in Naples, Orange Alert, Greenwillow, Gideon, (lead), Equity Library Theater. FILMS: Old Monster, (Best Actor; NY First Run Film Festival), Top Floor, The Baptism of Joshua Cohen, Futureproof, Perfect Lies. (www.johnfennessy.net) Director and PSM of over a thousand Industrials, (Business Theater)/Special Events, (Coca-Cola Centennial, Super Bowl XXXIV Halftime etc.) Recipient of: The Stage Managers’ Association 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Executive Speaker and Presentation Coach for a number of Fortune 500 companies. www.fennessyassociates.com
Vick Krishna (Mahesh Aslam) is a 27 year old director/actor based out of Washington D.C. who moved to New York City just months ago to further his career. His interest in film and theatre began in high school while he was on his school’s TV crew and acted in plays and musicals. He also writes, directs, and edits his own short films. His works have been in many festivals including Cannes. He’s currently training in the Meisner technique and looking forward to grow as an actor with each new role.