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Something Wicked
adapted from Shakespeare's Macbeth

TICKETSEVENT PAGECAST & STAFF

"The Queen, my lord, is dead."

Lady Macbeth awakes to a purgatory created from her own gruesome misdeeds. Unsure whether her final destination is Heaven or Hell, and guided by three gleefully tormenting witches, she searches for answers... and her lost love... in the mind-bending hereafter.

The Kraine Theater (Part of the FRIGID New York festival)
Thursday 2/20 at 10:15pm, Sunday 2/23 at 5:15pm, Tuesday 2/25 at 8:40pm, Saturday 3/1 at 2:05pm, Saturday 3/8 at 8:25pm

Directed by Anais Koivisto
Produced by Katherine Sommer
Dramaturgy by Jamie Wylie

Front Row Center Review
"a talented ensemble..."
Off Off Online Review "The cast successfully fills the performance space..."
StageBuddy Review "[fills] a void Shakespearean lovers have longed for..."
Theatre is Easy Review "the talented cast makes it all work..."
The Happiest Medium Review "Villainesses ... have always proven fascinating"
Hi! Drama Review "this is very impressive work"
NYtheatre Now Review "a diverting 45 minutes..."

Something Wicked is an Examiner.com Event Pick
Read The Villager article featuring Something Wicked
Read Anais Koivisto's interview on The Happiest Medium
Read The Columbia Spectator article featuring Something Wicked

Frigid Info Block

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Sam Bruce
SAM BRUCE (Third Witch) is super excited to be working with The Everyday Inferno Theatre Company for the first time as A Witch! Most recently she has been seen as: "Lucetta" in Two Gentleman of Verona, "The Fool" in King Lear with the Inwood Shakespeare Festival and performing in flash style productions of Romeo and Juliet all around the streets and parks of the city and Brooklyn as a part of the "Occupy Verona company" playing various characters including Benvolio, Gregory, and Friar John.
Kathryn Connors
KATHRYN CONNORS (Lady Macbeth) is thrilled to be a member of Everyday Inferno Theatre Company. She has performed with the company previously in People Will Talk About You Sometimes, part of If on a Winter’s NightDog and Human in The Golden Hour, and Briar Rose & the Thirteenth Fairy. Kathryn is a company member with Synetic Theater, Washington, DC’s premier physical theater company. Her credits there include Home of the Soldier and The Magic Paintbrush for which she received a 2011 DC Theatre Scene Audience Choice Awards Nomination for Favorite Actress in a Family Show. Kathryn has also worked on-camera and in print for TV, film, commercial, music video, and theater promotion. Kathryn holds a BA in Drama from the University of Virginia and a Postgraduate Diploma in Classical Acting from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Kathryn makes it a priority to be active and expressive in some way every day, whether it be in theater, dance, or teaching barre classes.
Laura Epperson

LAURA EPPERSON (First Witch) is a NYC-based actress, child-wrangler, craft enthusiast, and adventurer.  Laura holds a BS in Theatre Performance from the University of Evansville, where she performed in numerous productions of varying scale, including Proof (Catherine), The Farnsworth Invention (Pem Farnsworth), Alice in Wonderland (Alice), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Ensemble).  As an Acting Apprentice at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Laura was seen in 200 Hundred Feet and Counting (director David Mendizábal), A Doll’s House (dir. Sam Gold), and playing viola in the Late Night Cabarets (music dir. Kris Kukul).  Laura is thrilled to be making her Everyday Inferno debut.

Paul Gregg
PAUL GREGG (Second Witch) is thrilled to be brewing up trouble in Something Wicked! Other career & life highlights include: “Horse” in Briar Rose…Thirteenth Fairy, Malcolm in The Full Monty (Westchester Sandbox Theatre), Conrad in Much Ado…, performing acrobat in Cirque de la Mer (SeaWorld, San Diego), starring as Peter in Get Some (MTC/Workshop), being a very well costumed body double for Regis Philbin on “LIVE with Regis and Kelly”, dancing in the inaugural piece of Brandon Mason Movement, and earning his degree in Marine Biology from the USD. Thanks, love and Huzzah! to all who helped him get here … you know who you are! Double Double!!
Zachary Libresco
ZACHARY LIBRESCO (Man 2, Macbeth) After his New York Assistant Directorial debut of What You Will, Zach is ecstatic to continue his work with Shakespeare's text in Something Wicked.  Recent acting credits include Brown in The Great God Brown, Pozzo in Waiting for Godot, and Hamlet/Mad Hatter in Hamlet in Wonderland.  Directing credits include True West and Sal Hepatica.  He is a founding member of Kaos Theatre Company and received his B.A. in Theater from Wesleyan University.
Lila Newman
LILA NEWMAN (Woman 1, Lady Macduff) is a New York native. She recently returned from London where she received her MA in Acting from Drama Centre, which included a residency at the Vakhtangov Theatre Institute in Moscow. She’s also a trained singer and musician performing cabaret at Williamstown Theater Festival. Recent credits include: Thea in Hedda Gabbler (DCL), Maria in Twelfth Night (DCL) and Columbia in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Underscore Theater Company). She has an improv and sketch comedy background and is a sketch writer for A Prairie Home Companion which can be heard nationally on NPR every Saturday. Training: MA: Drama Centre London, BA: University of Chicago, First Folio Technique with Chicago Shakespeare’s Susan Hart and Jeffery Carlson, iO (Improv Olympic) and The Second City. More at lilanewman.com
Samuel Platizky
SAMUEL PLATIZKY (Man 1, Duncan) Received his BA in English with a Concentration in Theatre from New Jersey City University, where he starred in many plays including No Exit, Next Time I'll Sing to You, and Anything Goes. On the New York stage, Sam has appeared in the NY debut productions of The Lord of the Flies, The Funeral Director's Wife, and American Games. He has also written and starred in several of his own self produced films including: Blaming George Romero (Official Selection - 2011 Golden Door International Film Festival, Official Selection - 2011 Bergenfield Film Festival), Red Scare (Gold Kahuna Award for Best Feature Length Film - 2012 Honolulu Film Awards, Silver Ace Award for Best Feature Length Film - 2012 Last Vegas Film Festival, Honorable Mention - 2012 Mockfest Film Festival in Los Angeles, Official Selection - 2012 New Jersey International Film Festival, Official Selection - 2012 Golden Door International Film Festival), and Blackout. He is currently in post production on a web series he co-wrote and starred in called Lost and Found.
Ali Stoner
ALI STONER (Woman 2, Child) is a New York City based actress/choreographer dedicated to creating relevant, exuberant, and engaging work in theatre and film.  Past performances include: Paper Thin, SitStandWalkLieDown, Late-Night Cabaret (Williamstown Theatre Festival Workshop); Hamlet, As You Like It, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London); Tall Skinny Cruel Cruel Boys (Studio42 Staged Reading Series); The Marvelous Wonderettes, The Sound of Music (Heritage Theatre Festival).  Selected projects in TV/film include: 5 to 7 (Mockingbird Pictures); Rainy Day Video (Virginia Filmmakers Society); Automaton (Virginia Film Festival).  Ali recently received her BA in Drama and Arts Administration from the University of Virginia, where she performed in over fifteen productions, choreographed two mainstage musicals, and served as president of the Virginia Players and co-chair of the University of Virginia Arts Board.  For more information, please visit www.ali-stoner.com.
Jay Thomas
JAY WILLIAM THOMAS (Man 3, Banquo) graduated from Western Kentucky University with a BFA Double Major in Acting and Directing. Jay has had the amazing opportunity to perform in such iconic roles as "Ponyboy" in the S.E. Hinton's adapted novel The Outsiders, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, and Melchior in Frank Wedekind's original Spring Awakening. On the New York stage Jay premiered the Off-Broadway play Einstein with Variations Theatre Group and Randolph Curtis Rand at the Theatre at St. Clements. He has worked with Avalon Studios; "Leaving Normal", EndTimes Productions; "Zombie Frat House Bash", Synapse Theatre Ensemble ;"I Do Wonder, and Redshirt Entertainment. Jay is very excited to announce the debut of a web series on 1.12.14, GAYS: The Series, which was written, and directed by Peter William Dunn. On a more personal note Jay grew up in the Bluegrass of Kentucky. He loves his mother, the Cincinnati Reds, and Ale-8. For more information about this Jay please visit Jwilliamthomas.com 
ANAIS KOIVISTO† (Director) is an award-winning New York based freelance director with an interest in new works and heightened-language classics. Previous credits include Jen Tries Vacation as part of If on a Winter's Night... (The Access Theater), In the Land of Giants as part of The Golden Hour (Central Park), Briar Rose & the Thirteenth Fairy (The Jan Hus Playhouse), It’s Just the Radio (The Looking Glass Theatre Forum), The Saint Plays (Seiche Productions), and Speed Shakespeare – Hamlet, R&J (Theatre Artists’ Conspiracy). Anaïs is the Artistic Director and co-founder of Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, holds a BFA from Boston University and has studied at LAMDA and ACT, is a New York Affiliate member of Seiche Productions, and has served as a member of (Re:) Directions Theatre Company and the Theatre Artists’ Conspiracy. www.anaiskoivisto.com

KATHERINE SOMMER† (Producer) is a producer and director working primarily in the tri-state area.  She is a Skidmore College graduate and a current board member of the North Jersey-based theatre company Tomfoolery Theatre, where she has co-produced Godspell and Zombie Prom.  She has directed productions in four consecutive Writer/Director Forums at the Looking Glass Theater (NY).  She is proud to be a founding member of the innovative and wonderful Everyday Inferno Theatre Company where she now serves as Producing Director.  With Everyday Inferno, Katherine was the producer of Briar Rose & the Thirteenth Fairy and the director of Dog and Human as part of The Golden Hour and The Policy as part of the first annual If on a Winter's Night...  She is excited to be a part of this year's FRIGID festival and is, as always, eternally grateful to her incredibly supportive parents and friends.

JAMIE WYLIE† (Dramaturg) is a New York based writer and performer. Her most recent work includes The Modern Safety Trilogy of After Ben Alderidge, Your Safety is Important to Us, and The Gate, as well as radio play The Honorable Thing and Teeth. She has contributed to scripts for Still, Untitled #2, Fireball, and Skull Session Six. Her work has been performed in the US, UK and Croatia. Jamie holds degrees from Skidmore College and the Central School of Speech and Drama.
† Denotes Everyday Inferno company members