Stephen James Anthony With Dreamscape: In Fields Where They Lay. Broadway: Skylight, War Horse. Off-Broadway: The Grand Manner (Lincoln Center Theater). Other NY: Lancelot (360 Rep.); Glory of Living (Revolve Productions); Midsummer (Queens Garden Stage). Regional: Nicholas Nickleby, Peter & The Starcatcher (OST); Les Liaisons..., Fiddler...(Syracuse Stage); Arcadia (Theater in the Round); Equus, Lend Me a Tenor (Black Box Players); Korczak’s Children (Children’s Theater Company); Orphan Train, Swede Hollow (Great American History Theater). TV/Film: “Hypebeasts,” “Walk Away,” “Utica.” Training: BFA Syracuse University; Shakespeare’s Globe, London. www.stephenjamesanthony.com
Greg Carere is a Canadian-born actor and writer. New York credits include: The Downtown Loop (3-Legged Dog), Cliff (Hazard Rep), If You Can Get To Buffalo (Incubator Arts Project), Dead Special Crabs (Wide Eyed), Writopia's Worldwide Play Festival, and more. Upcoming work includes the short films “Lila's Ghost” and “When The Night Rolls In” and the feature film “Allegro.”
Fernando Gonzalez is an actor, writer, science enthusiast, ne'er-do-well, rascal, scamp, and synonym fan. Credits include tiger tiger (dir. Jessica Almasy), The Golden Drum Year (dir. Simón Hanukai), Sheeple (NY Fringe Festival), The Cherry Orchard (dir. Robert Moss), sundry readings at New York Theatre Workshop, and a smattering of web projects. He also translated and adapted Bohemian Lights for Live Source's production at HERE Arts Center. BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch/Playwrights Horizons. Follow him @uniqueid.
Mackenzie Knapp is originally from Vermont. He attended The New School for Drama (formerly The Actors' Studio) where he received an MFA in acting (Class of 2012). Since graduating he has been working primarily on the stage. He has become a company member with Strange Harbor, Bard's Beerd, and Writopia (where he has appeared in over 50 short plays written by playwrights under the age of 18). He was most recently seen in Katharine Scarborough’s Mythkeeper at The Brick Theater. www.mackenzieknapp.com.
Daryl Lathon’s regional credits include Henry V, Coriolanus, King Lear (dir: Michael Kahn), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (dir: Joe Calarco), Master Class, and Death of a Salesman. His New York credits include Revenger’s Tragedy (dir. Jesse Berger), Volume of Smoke (wr. Clay Mcleod Chapman, dir. Isaac Butler) In Public, The Honest-To-God True Story of the Atheist, Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing (Pearl Theatre Company), Infectious Opportunity (Nosedive Productions), 3 Christs (Peculiar Works Project), Sovereign (Gideon Productions).
Rosie Sowa New York credits include: The Field: A Musical Myth, Medea, Pericles, Whale Song (Dreamscape), The Spider And The Wasp, Deployed (reading). Regional: All My Sons, Last Five Years, Deep Belly Beautiful, Miracle on 34th Street. Rosie can be seen in the feature film “The Fugue” and shorts “I’m With Joy,” “Red Nebula” and “You’re Not Sexy.” Rosie received her MFA in Acting from The New School for Drama.
Sara Thigpen has worked multiple times with Boomerang Theatre Company and Gideon Productions as well as with FringeNYC, The Fire This Time Festival, and The New Black Fest. Some of her favorite collaborators are writers Kevin R. Free, Mac Rogers, and Johnna Adams and directors Scott Ebersold, Jordana Williams, Cailin Heffernan, Daniel Talbott, and Nicole Watson. She is now venturing into Film/TV, and can be seen laughing it up in the produce aisle with “Dr. Oz,” and plotting to meet the man of her dreams in the short film, “The President of the Fan Club,” recently on the festival circuit. Sara received an NYIT Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in Burning the Old Man directed by Tim Errickson.
Aurea Tomeski performed most recently in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's WillPower tour of Julius Caesar as Calpurnia. New York credits include: the world premiere of Dead Special Crabs at The Barrow Group in New York City (Wide Eyed Productions), Women and Wallace (Box Colony Theatre), Tapefaces (Ars Nova). Regional credits: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Theatre of NJ), Macbeth (California Shakespeare Company), Oliver Twist (A Noise Within), Entropy General (Alive Theatre), History of the Devil (The Garage Theatre). Aurea is a graduate of The New School, College of Performing Arts MFA program and proud member of Wide Eyed Productions. www.aureatomeski.com
Joshua Rose (Scenic & Lighting Designer) A flexible designer of many styles, Joshua's work has been seen around the world from a shopping mall at the top of a mountain in Hong Kong, to a jazz club in Mumbai. From the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing to Lincoln Center in New York City. Theater, Dance, Opera, Architecture, and Events, if it needs lighting or scenery, Joshua is happy to design it.
Caitlin Cisek (Costume Designer) The Cripple of Inishmaan (Case Western University) Tartuffe (Three Day Hangover) I Know What Boys Like (Ego Actus) In Fields Where They Lay (Dreamscape Theatre) The Tragedy of Dandelion (Ego Actus) The Weiner Monologues (The Factory) Blood Brothers, In The Bones (APAC), Caucasian Chalk Circle (Columbia University) Bite The Apple, Mme. Bovary (The Other Mirror). Regional: Icarus (Yale Dramat) A Woman of No Importance (Theater at Monmouth) La Cenerentola (Boston Opera Collaborative) Jesus Fund (Burning Coal) Pirates of Penzance, The Mousetrap, Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play (SRT). www.CaitlinCisek.com.
Mark Van Hare (Composer and Sound Designer) lives and works in New York City. He composed original music and designed the sound for Polaroid Stories at The New School for Drama, Icarus at University Theatre at Yale University with The Dramat, In Fields Where They Lay at the New Ohio Theatre, Remission at the Ford Studio at Signature Theatre, All God's Chillun Got Wings at JACK, and Look Upon Our Lowliness at Harlem School of the Arts Theatre. markvanhare.com
Brad Raimondo (Director) Brad is the co-founder and Producing Artistic Director of The Dreamscape Theatre. Brad’s recent directing work for Dreamscape includes Ricardo Pérez González’ World War I Christmas Truce drama In Fields Where They Lay (The New Ohio Theater, 2014) and the world premiere of Claire Kiechel’s play Whale Song or Learning to Live With Mobyphobia (FringeNYC, 2011). Other recent directing credits include Edwin Sanchez’ Icarus (Yale University Dramat), The Tale of Jamie Freel (NY Children’s Theater Festival, 2013) and Some Dark Places of the Earth by Claire Kiechel (New School for Drama). Brad is a Drama League Classical Directing Fellow (2015) and the newly appointed Associate Artistic Director of The Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY. www.bradraimondo.com
Matt Herzfeld(Playwright) grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio. After an early interest in film, he drifted over to playwriting, eventually graduating with an MFA from the New School for Drama, where he was a recipient of the Ted Snowdon Playwriting Fellowship. He has had readings and workshops with Dobama Theatre, Cleveland Public Theatre, The Actors Company Theatre, Ugly Rhino Productions, Naked Angels, and Wide Eyed Productions. Matt’s other plays include Material For Malcolm Porter (Staged Reading, newTACTics Festival), Crown Heights, Beardsley’s Mentor (Semi-Finalist, National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Center), and What We Lost (produced at The Muse Brooklyn). Matt wrote the screenplay for the short film “Isolation,” an official selection of the Chicago REEL Shorts Film Festival and the Phoenix Film Festival. Matt also co-hosts a bi-monthly variety show, ‘Peculiar Streams.’ He is a member of the Dramatists Guild. His work can be read on the New Play Exchange and at www.mattherzfeld.com.
Maya Evans (Assistant Director & Company Manager) is a director/teaching artist/performer with a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She had a blast company managing Dreamscape's 2014 production of In Fields Where They Lay at the New Ohio! Maya recently returned to NYC after spending most of last year in Chicago assisting with Godspell at the Actors' Training Center, directing The Sound of Music at Windy City Music Theater, and house managing Side Show with Porchlight Music Theatre at Stage 773. She's thrilled to be working with the Dream Team once again, and would like to thank Brad for his mentorship and encouragement. Love to Mom & Dad, Carly, & Brian!
Morgan Zipf-Meister (Production Manager) is an actress, director, NYIT award nominated lighting designer, and general theater mensch depending on the day of the week. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Morgan has been working in the New York indie theater scene for many years, and with Dreamscape for over a decade. Recent projects include directing and acting in 'Greencard Wedding' in the Detroit Fringe and at Dixon Place, as well as performing as the resident villain of Mildred Springs in It's Getting Tired Mildred, a monthly soap opera for the stage at the Brick theater. www.morganzipfmeister.com
Michael L. Eisenstein (Fight Choreographer) is thrilled to work on this exciting new work. He has choreographed for Boomerang Theatre Company, Flux Theatre Ensemble, New York Classical, The Secret Theatre, [by the mummers], The Montana Repertory Theatre and New York University. He was trained by J. David Brimmer and has assisted him on The Cripple of Inishmaan and Made in Poland. Michael has taught stage combat at NYU, Sitka Fine Arts Camp and coaches privately. www.TheNerdyAssassin.com.
The Improbable Fall, Rise & Fall of John Law
A New Play About Money (based on an unbelievable true story)
Written by Matt Herzfeld Directed by Brad Raimondo