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If on a Winter's Night...
an evening of one-act plays, directed by women
Theme: Rebellion

TICKETSEVENT PAGECAST & STAFF

The Access Theatre Gallery
380 Broadway, NYC
February 6th, 2016, 8:00pm
Tickets: $10

Alice Blue
Written by Regina Robbins, Directed by Lizz Hudman

Bread and Butter
Written by Mary Kelly, Directed by Courtney Self

Dark King Kills Unicorn
Written by Reina Hardy, Directed by Katherine Sommer

FOIA Video File 23-179A6DF
Written by Ellen Koivisto, Directed by Christine Zagrobelny

 

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Sam Bruce
SAM BRUCE (FOIA Video File 23-179A6DF - Redactor)
Charlene Brea-Gomez
KATHRYN CONNORS (Bread and Butter - Anna)
Charlene Brea-Gomez

FRANCESCA GALBO (FOIA Video File 23-179A6DF - Worker 2) is thrilled to be a part of  Everyday Inferno's If on a Winter's Night... A local New Yorker, she is a graduate of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she received a BA in English and Theatre with a double concentration in Acting and Directing. She has been active in both a winter and spring forum at the Looking Glass Theatre in NYC. At Muhlenberg she directed a Studio Production of 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane. Other directing credits include: Diane Sampson’s Intimacy, Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party, and Jeff Goode’s Murder at Midnight. She has also acted in several Mainstage Productions, including Polaroid Stories (Persephone), and Wendy Wasserstein’s Uncommon Women, where her portrayal of Rita earned her an Irene Ryan Award Nomination.

Charlene Brea-Gomez
MEGHANN GARMANY (Alice Blue - Alice) was seen last year in If on a Winter's... playing Clive, a splendid adventurer in The Splendid Adventurer's Club and is an Associate Artist with Everyday Inferno Theatre Company.  Recent projects include AboutFACE Ireland and Tangent Theatre Company's annual new play festival, NEWvember in Tivoli, NY and developing a new play Shelter in Place at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center.  Other credits include acclaimed author Laura Pedersen’s Living Arrangements directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser,The Laramie ProjectA Map to Somewhere Else (EITC), Vestments of the Gods (reading), Eurydice, and Devil Dog Six as Devon Tramore which is currently working it's way towards an off-Broadway production in the the 2016/2017 season. Meghann is a graduate of Virginia Tech and a member of the acting company in Playwrights Gallery.  She is also the Director of Social Media for Everyday Inferno so please follow, like, tweet, gram, and tumble us! For more on Meghann visit: www.MeghannGarmany.com
Charlene Brea-Gomez
PAUL GREGG (FOIA Video File 23-179A6DF - Worker 1) is thrilled to be playing a human for Everyday Inferno after his previous work with the Company as “Horse” in Briar Rose and the Thirteenth Fairy and “Second Witch” in Something Wicked. Other career & life highlights include: Godspell (“We Beseech Thee,”Interlakes Theatre); Big, The Musical (Josh, Interlakes Theatre); The Full Monty (Malcolm, Westchester Sandbox Theatre); Conrad in Much Ado About Nothing (Underlings Productions); performing acrobat & clown 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”; producing and performing in a cabaret of his own design “Beyond a Toaster” without disgracing himself or family; and finally … earning his degree in Marine Biology from the University of San Diego. Thanks, love and HUZZAH to friends and family who put up with me!
Charlene Brea-Gomez
ZACHARY LIBRESCO (Bread and Butter - Nick) is thrilled to reunite with the liquid fire EITC squad. Previously seen as a tangoing Macbeth in Frigid Fest Hangover Selection Something Wicked, since the last team up he has been busy.  He played Lorenzo in The Shakespeare Forum's The Merchant of Venice; Touchstone, Demetrius, Dr. Caius, and others with Adirondack Shakespeare Company; Oronte in Underling Productions' The Misanthrope; and Stark/Sparkish in Spicy Witch Productions' Fall Season of The C*nt and The Country Wife.  Soon you can see him soon as Julio in Letter of Marque's Double Falsehood and The Humanist Project's Titus Andronicus. Big thanks to the fam. What Kaos?
Charlene Brea-Gomez
JON MEYER (Dark King Kills Unicorn - The Unicorn) is many things, but for all intents and purposes he is an Actor and Fight Choreographer from the great state of Kentucky. Jon calls his mother every week, loves bourbon, doesn't know a thing about horses (so don't ask him), and has a terrible habit of speaking in the third person. He is incredibly grateful to be working on If on a Winter's Night with Everyday Inferno. Enjoy the show, y'all.
Charlene Brea-Gomez
RYAN MILLS (Alice Blue - Nick Longworth) was recently seen in The Roaring Girl with Everyday Inferno. He has performed in various theaters across the country including The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Shakespeare Festival of St Louis, Olney Theatre Center, Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, and The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. 
Tsebiyah Mishael
TSEBIYAH MISHAEL (Bread and Butter - Stage Directions) is an actor, singer and writer from Rockland County, New York. She studied theatre, history & writing at Sarah Lawrence College and is also an alumnus of London's British American Drama Academy. Tsebiyah's most recent roles include Aida in the musical of the same name (BergenPAC) and Kate in David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People (Elmwood Playhouse). She also worked with Everyday Inferno last year, as Liz in their production of Heart of Oak and she is thrilled to work with them again! Currently, as a member of the critically acclaimed Magis Theatre Company, Tsebiyah is working on Calderon de la Barca's Life Is A Dream, set to debut at La MaMa in winter 2017. Plus, she is fundraising for a service trip to Tanzania in June 2016 with Dramatic Adventure Theatre. Check out her website, www.tsebiyah.com, for more information on the fundraiser and other projects!
Chester Poon
CHESTER POON (FOIA Video File 23-179A6DF - Worker 3) is a professional actor who hopes to one day act with his dog.  Recent credits include Adam Szymkowicz's Hearts Like Fists (Flux Theater Ensemble), August Schulenberg's Jane the Plain (Flux Theater Ensemble)Thomas Bradshaw's Job (The Flea), David Stalling's Dark Water (MT Works)Charles Busch's Psycho Beach Party (The Workshop Theatre), Arthur Miller's The Crucible (The New Ohio Theater).
Cristina Ramos
CRISTINA RAMOS (Dark King Kills Unicorn - The Other Unicorn) AKA Cha, is an actress, writer, fighter, dancer, singer, director, designer, & Jill-of-All-Trades working in NYC. She is an alumna of Columbia University, The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, and The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, with a whole lot of stage combat training from the SAFD and dance training from Maria Torres Dance Theatre Company. She is also a proud company collaborator with Everyday Inferno Theatre Company. For more info/credits or to contact Cristina, check out www.CristinaMRamos.com. "Huge thanks to EITC for this opportunity, and to all my family (blood-related or otherwise) for their endless support of my wild artistic endeavors!"
Lee Solomon LEE SOLOMON (Alice Blue - T.R.) is a professional actor based in New York City.
Jay Thomas
JAY WILLIAM THOMAS (Dark King Kills Unicorn - The Draegerman) is a professional actor who has performed in numerous short films, new media projects, and stage productions. His previous productions with Everyday Inferno include, Something Wicked and A Map to Somewhere Else. Jay excited to working with Everyday Inferno again on this project. For more information about Jay please visit Jwilliamthomas.com
Case Watson
CASE WATSON (Alice Blue - Amy McMillan) is an actor, singer, and writer. She has a BA in Drama from Vassar and trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. This is Case's third collaboration with Everyday Theatre Company; they'll never be able to get rid of her now. Case is also a resident member of the Murder Mystery Company and is currently in rehearsals for the new children's musical, Hanna and the Moonlit Dress. Credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Map to Somewhere Else, The House of the Spirits, Other Girls, and Box & Cox.
REINA HARDY (Dark King Kills Unicorn - Playwright) is a playwright from Chicago. Her plays, which usually contain magic and sometimes contain science, have been seen across the country, including at Rorschach Theatre in DC, the Vortex in Austin, and the 2013 NNPN National New Play Showcase. She’s a Michener Fellow, winner of the 2014 KCACTF TYA Prize, finalist for the Terrence McNally Prize and the recipient of an Interact 20/20 Commission. Up next: Fanatical the Musical in England with the Stable, and Agent Andromeda and the Orion Crusade with Sky Candy in Austin, TX.

LIZZ HUDMAN (Alice Blue - Director) is a young, New York-based director with a "feeling is everything" outlook on art. Previous credits include Cuba Si! and How I Learned to Drive (both at Hofstra University), but you probably know her as Assistant Director from Everyday Inferno's The Roaring Girl. Lizz holds a BA from Hofstra University and a gold medal from United Percussion's show Xtreme.

MARY KELLY (Bread and Butter - Playwright) is a playwright and performance artist living in Asbury Park, NJ. Her plays and performance work have been produced through out the country: Morning Glory (Boulder Fringe 07), in tHe EChO oF the CaNyon (studio 210, San Fran), vertical horizons (Arcosanti, Arizona), Hello (Black Box of Asbury Park) . She is currently one of the playwrights in residence at The Black Box of Asbury Park. She received her B.F.A in Performance from Naropa University and studied in Moscow at The Moscow Art Theater School. She would like to thank Everyday Inferno for this opportunity, her son Liam and husband James.
ELLEN KOIVISTO (FOIA Video File 23-179A6DF - Playwright) is an award-winning playwright who co-founded Theatre Artist’s Conspiracy, ran the TAC Limelight Playwriting workshop and was associate program director of The Scene Shop in San Francisco, co-produced the Bay Area Shakespeare Marathon, and is a 2010 Directors’ Lab West alumni.  She has done voiceover work locally and internationally, and has directed and acted throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for over three decades.  Ellen Koivisto is a member of Dramatists Guild of America, Inc. and the New Play Exchange.
ANAIS KOIVISTO (Co-Producer) is an award-winning New York based freelance director with an interest in new works and heightened-language classics. Previous credits include The Dispute, The Roaring Girl, Heart of Oak, A Map to Somewhere Else, Something Wicked, Briar Rose & the Thirteenth Fairy (The Jan Hus Playhouse), It’s Just the Radio, and Erik Ehn's The Saint Plays. In addition to her work with EITC, she has directed for Looking Glass Theatre, 3V, Seiche Productions, and CORE Artists' Ensemble. 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
REGINA ROBBINS (Alice Blue - Playwright) is a writer, director, and native New Yorker. Her produced plays include Enter Attendant, Disguised (Expanded Arts), Not a Dream (Six Figures Theatre), and It's Just the Radio (dir. Anais Koivisto, Looking Glass Forum Best Production Award); she has also had readings presented by Identity Theater Company, the Directors Company, and Everyday Inferno Theatre. Directing credits include Antony and Cleopatra (Looking Glass Forum) and The Cure for Panacea (Estrogenius Festival, Manhattan Theatre Source). Other company associations: Oslo Elsewhere, Horizon Theatre Rep, Untitled Theatre Co. #61. Regina is also a filmmaker whose work has been seen in cities around the U.S., winning awards in New York, San Diego, Cleveland, and Asheville, NC. She holds degrees from Yale, Columbia, and the CUNY Graduate Center.
COURTNEY LAINE SELF (Bread and Butter - Director) has worked as director/choreographer in NYC for Medium Face Productions, Rebel Theatre Company, The Dirty Blondes, The Gallery Players, The Chappell Players, Eager Risk Theatre Co., Concrete Temple Theatre, Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, The Mimes and Mummers, Red Garnet Theatre Company, Nu-ance Theater, and Skeleton Rep. Recent credits include The Tunnel Play (Director, NY Fringe), Mary Poppins (Director/Choreographer, Millbrook Playhouse), Hallowed Ground (Director, The Brick), and Bonnie and Clyde (Director/Choreographer, Fordham Univ.). Courtney has had worked produced at the Kraine, the Brick, TADA, HERE, Foxwoods Rehearsal Studios, Five Angels Theater, C.O.W., 4th St. Theater, The Tank, The Secret Theater, Access, Dixon Place, and Theater 80. She recently workshopped new musicals/plays The Memory Lanes (Director), Under Her Hat (Director/Choreographer), and This Life (Choreographer) and is currently directing in Everyday Inferno’s Development Lab. Previously Head of Dance and Acting/Movement professor at Southern Illinois University. courtneylaineself.com @courtneymyself
KATHERINE SOMMER† (Dark King Kills Unicorn - Director, Co-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, as always, eternally grateful to her incredibly supportive parents and friends.
CHRISTINE ZAGROBELNY (FOIA Video File 23-179A6DF - Director) is a NYC-based director, passionate about new work and site specific/immersive theatre. She is thrilled to be working with Everyday Inferno again, after assistant directing for The Turn of the Screw. Directing credits include: An Anonymous Contributor (Women at Work Festival), Breathing Corpses, Jailbait (Burning Coal Theatre Company), The Shape of Things, The Nina Variations, and Cinders (LAB! Theatre). AD credits include: The Turn of the Screw (Everyday Inferno Theatre Company), Happily Never Ever (United Solo Festival), Franz/Drew (Midtown International Theatre Festival), Greater Angels (Exit, Pursued by a Bear), and A Doll's House (Theatre Delicatessen). Thank you to Anais and Katherine for the opportunity.
† Denotes Everyday Inferno company members