Cast and creative:
Danny – Kea Trevett
Kea Trevett is a New York City based actress and theater artist. She has worked previously at Classic Stage Company, Lincoln Center Education, Ars Nova, The Barrow Group, EST, Dixon Place, and Cloud City; recent credits include Othello (Desdemona), and The Misanthrope (Celimene), less recent credits include a 1996 production of The Good Person of Szechwan, in which she had no lines and ate chocolate pudding out of a trash can. Huge thanks to Alix, our fantastic Inwood cast and creative team, and to T, for all her love and gifts. www.keatrevett.com
Billy – Ethan Nguyen
Ethan has a fondness for mischief and a predilection for awkward. Recent theatre credits: Ethan in John 8 (Columbia Stages), First Man in Robinson (to) Crusoe (Theatre Arts Japan), Ferdinand in The Tempest (CSC – Young Company), Bobchinsky in The Government Inspector (Columbia Stages). Ethan has co-starred on an episode of Mysteries of Laura. Favorite past roles: The Christmas Spirit in The Black Glove, Lucky in Waiting for Godot, Orgon in Tartuffe, and Arlecchino. Ethan received his MFA in acting at Columbia University, and a Bachelors in Computer Science from UCI. He is a connoisseur of soufflé.
Jazz – Andrea Abello
Andrea is a Colombian-American actress/singer/poet. She will be graduating from NYU Tisch with a BFA in Drama next month, and is the Tisch nominee for Commencement Speaker at Yankee Stadium. Current member of Unit 52 at INTAR Theatre led by J. Julian Christopher and Lou Moreno. Has performed regionally at: The Paper Mill Playhouse, Hangar Theatre, and Shakespeare Theatre of NJ. She is a teaching artist with ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty). Andrea was just accepted into the Professional Training Company at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville/Humana Festival and will be leaving the city in July for this exciting 9-month opportunity! Upcoming projects: Policarpa in Diana Burbano’s POLICARPA on May 26th (The Drama League). Special thanks to Signature Theatre for having us, Marc, this amazing cast, and last but certainly not least our wonderful playwright Alix Sobler. www.andreaabello.com
Sheila – Michele Palermo
Michele fell in love with acting while pretending she could sing in three high school musicals. She went on to get a B.A. in Theater Arts from Marquette University, studied Classical Acting at the Drama Studio of London, co-founded the SO FAR THEATRE COMPANY in Washington, D.C. and has brought myriad characters to life on stage, film and television. Although she now splits most of her time between writing for stage and screen and teaching Television Writing at Columbia University, acting will always be the one she loved first. Thanks to Alix for a superb play and the gift of Shiela, to Marc for his inspired direction and to a truly amazing cast.
Cal – Aaron Morton
Aaron Morton is an actor and artist born and raised in Plainfield, NJ. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Colgate University and an MFA in Acting from Columbia University. He is a Teaching Artist for Classic Stage Company’s Young Company, a program that teaches Shakespeare to middle and high school kids throughout the city. Some of his recent projects include appearances on NBC’s The Blindspot and Hulu’s The Path. Its always a pleasure to be apart of the collaborative process that is theatre. Big shout out to Alix and Marc for the opportunity!
Stage Manager – R. Christopher Maxwell
R. Christopher Maxwell hails from the bustling metropolis of Little Rock, Arkansas. He is a first year pursuing an MFA in Stage Management at Columbia University. He is super excited to be working with this wonderful cast and crew. Special thanks to Marc and Alix for letting me join them on this last night.