If on a Winter's Night...
an evening of one-act staged readings, directed by women
Theme: Going Home

TICKETS EVENT PAGECAST & STAFF

The Access Theatre Gallery
380 Broadway, NYC
January 20th, 2018, 8:00pm (Doors at 7:30pm)
Ticket donation: $12

Barbed-wire Minute
Written by Krista Knight, Directed by Abigail Hirsch

CowGirls
Written by Mildred Inez Lewis, Directed by Heather Lanza

Edgar Allen Roach
Written by Malloree Hill, Directed by S. Dylan Zwickel

harold eventually reconciles with his sister in one second.
Written by Jason Pizzarello, Directed by Daniella Caggiano

Seven Violet Marbles
Written by Jaclyn Grogan, Directed by Katherine Sommer

 

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Laurel Andersen
ELIZABETH BERKMAN (Seven Violet Marbles - Young Woman) is excited to be working with Everyday Inferno again! Originally from Dallas, she earned her BFA in Theatre from SMU. In the NYC area she's been seen in Everyday Inferno's workshop performance Gabriel (Gabriel), Hudson Shakespeare Company's Henry IV (Prince Hal) and Martyr'd Signs, A Titas Andronicus Adaptation (Demetrius), as well as the short film Nube (Nube). www.elizabethberkman.com
Allison Beler KATHRYN "KC" CONNORS (Seven Violet Marbles - Woman/Guide) is thrilled to be performing again with Everyday Inferno Theatre Company. She has performed with previously in Something Wicked, Dog and Human in The Golden HourBriar Rose & the Thirteenth Fairy, and IWN 2014, 2015, 2016. Kathryn hails from Washington, D.C. where she was a company member with Synetic Theater, D.C.’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. She has also works 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 is repped by JHA Management and also works as a personal trainer. http://www.kcconnors.com/
Charlene Brea-Gomez

AMELIA (YI-HSUAN) FEI (Seven Violet Marbles - Ma) is thrilled to work with Everyday Inferno again after finishing her first tour with the Theatreworks/ Two Beans Productions. She is a Taiwanese New York-based actress, an alumna of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and she holds a BA in Foreign Languages and Literature from National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan.Her recent New York credits include Supertopia in Central Park with the Everyday Inferno Theater Company, The Aurora Project with The Navigators Theater Company, Cupid’s Revenge with the Bad Quarto Productions, and Leo’s Education with the MFA Columbia University, Into the Woods Parody with the Quick Silver Productions.  (Facebook @ameliafeibway)

Meghann Garmany

MEGHANN GARMANY†* (Barbed-wire Minute - Hailey) is a core company member and the Director of Social Media of Everyday Inferno and was most recently seen in EITC's production of Reina Hardy's Glassheart.  Other EITC credits include Reina Hardy's A Map to Somewhere Else, the development of Nora Sørena Casey's Dreams of Malinche, and Regina Robbins' Quicksand as part of the 2017 Access Theatre residency. Other credits include The Mask of the Jaguar King (The Schoolhouse Theatre, Croton Falls NY), Bonesetter: A Tragislasher (Spicy Witch Productions), The Woman American (Samuel French OOB Festival), and Fengar Gael's Devil Dog Six. Meghann is an alumna of the Theatre Arts Department of Virginia Tech. If on a Winter's Night... is one of Meghann's favorite nights of the year and is THRILLED for you to join us and give back.  She hopes you will continue to be a part of our community (especially on social media) and support us in our 2018 season. @MeghannGarmany (Twitter and FB), @TheGarm (Instagram), www.MeghannGarmany.com

Meghann Garmany
PAUL GREGG (Edgar Allen Roach - Bobbi) is bugging out with joy to return to Everyday Inferno Theatre Company! His other fav EITC characters include "Horse" in Briar Rose …, "Shu" in Supertopia, and "Second Witch" in Something Wicked. Other career and life highlights include: Jesus Christ Superstar (Matthew, Seven Angels Theatre); Legally Blonde (Mr. Woods/Winthrop, Seven Angels Theatre); Big, The Musical (Josh, Interlakes Theatre); The Full Monty (Malcolm, Westchester Sandbox Theatre); Conrad in Much Ado… (Underlings Productions); performing as an acrobat & clown in Cirque de la Mer (SeaWorld, San Diego); being a very well costumed body double for Regis Philbin on "LIVE with Regis and Kelly"; producing and staring in a cabaret of his own design Beyond a Toaster without disgracing himself or family; and earning his Marine Biology degree from USD. HUZZAH to friends and family!
Charlene Brea-Gomez
VERONIQUE JEANMARIE (Barbed-Wire Minute - Georgia) Regional credits include MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Scranton Shakespeare Festival), and HAMLET (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival tour.) Past work with the Everyday Inferno Company includes QUICKSAND (developmental workshop) and THE DISPUTE. Other NYC credits include A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Snorks and Pins Co.), and COMEDY OF ERRORS (Curious Frog Theatre Company.) She performed her solo project BIG RED DRUM SET  at the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival, Dixon Place, and The One Woman Standing Festival.
Charlene Brea-Gomez
LESLIE MARSEGLIA (Edgar Allen Roach - Tyler, harold... - Julie) is happy to be working again with Everyday Inferno, previously appearing in their productions of Supertopia and Turn of the Screw. Other favorite credits: ensemble of Julius Caesar (Shakespeare in the Park), The Importance of Being Earnest (The Instigators), Keep (Mastodon/Wide Eyed Productions), Major Barbara (Brave New World Rep). MFA in Acting from The New School for Drama. www.lesliemarseglia.com
Charlene Brea-Gomez
AVA SOFIA MATTOX (CowGirls - D'Andrea) is a fresh-faced actress based in New York City. She is a graduate of the two year conservatory at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.  Ava Sofia was born and raised in San Francisco, CA and has been acting since she was an itty bitty 3rd grader.  She was previously a part of the Actor Corps for Everyday Inferno Theater Company’s Quicksand and can’t wait to return to another production. For more info check out https://avasofia-mattox.squarespace.com/ 
Dante Jeanfelix RYAN MILLS (harold... - Harold) has performed with Everyday Inferno in The Roaring Girl, Sally Sock, and Alice Blue. 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. 
Dante Jeanfelix SAM OGILVIE (Seven Violet Marbles - Boy) is going into his second year as Core Company Member of Everyday Inferno. Last year, he appeared in Everyday Inferno's workshop of Gabriel as an actor and fight captain. Other Everyday Inferno credits include: A Map to Somewhere Else, Turn of the Screw, Roaring Girl. Other theater credits include: Reigning Women (Spicy Witch Spring Rep); The Fall (Fringe NYC); Rocking Dead (Playing with Reality); Signal Season of Dummy Hoy (NY Deaf Theatre). Onscreen, Sam will appear in the new pilot of Adventure Capital later this winter. He can also be seen on YouTube in The Adventures of Hot Head and in Timid Jester's Naruto Parody Trailer. Sam made his debut TV appearance last year in Hamilton: Building America as Young Alexander Hamilton. BFA : NYU-Tisch. www.sam-ogilvie.com
Charlene Brea-Gomez
CRISTINA M. RAMOS (CowGirls - Lisette) is an actor, fighter, writer, and total bookworm based in NYC, and she's thrilled to be back for another If On a Winter's Night...! She's a collaborating member of Everyday Inferno (!), a founding member of Combative Theatre Company, a guest artist with The Navigators Theater, an Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors, and a regular gamer / cast-member at Geeks4Good (phew!). More info available at www.Cristina-Ramos.comA million thanks to the insane family, friends, and collaborators who unrelentingly support my wildest dreams!


Jon Meyer
HANNAH ROZE (Seven Violet Marbles - Girl) is proud to hold a BFA in Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, having studied through the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. On stage she recently performed: at The Cherry Lane Theater in a reading of Joy Behar's new play Chain Reaction, at Urban Stage's 'Lady Liberty Festival' in Emma Goldman-Sherman's Middle-East-set political/family drama Abraham's Daughters, and in several one acts of the inaugural and international 'The Future is Female Festival'. Prior to all of which, Roze made her Off-Broadway debut, originating the role of French can-can girl and painter's muse, Marie Marville, in The Final Days of Vincent Van Gogh. On the silver screen: Roze's film The Disenchantment of a Young Adult and a Wild Child which she wrote, stars in, and is co-directing, is about to hit the festival circuit! Other shorts in which she has acted have been featured at the New Hampshire FF, the Big Apple FF, and Lincoln Center's NY Jewish FF. Haunted, the directorial debut of Katie Ennis (editor, FX's The Americans) in which Roze was featured won Best Short Drama at the SNOB FF. Roze also reads tarot, works for the Film Fatales, and is certified in the use of eight weapons by the Society of American Fight Directors. www.hannahroze.com www.thedisenchantment.com
Charlene Brea-Gomez
ARYANA SEDARATI (Edgar Allen Roach - Kay) is a multidisciplinary artist based out of NYC, specializing in photography & acting. Recent credits include two seasons with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, DESK FORT at the Samuel French OOB Festival, and Normal Ave Productions' AND THEN THEY CAME FOR ME at Jersey City Theatre Cente, Esperanza Theatre Company’s WOMEN RISINGr. Aryana is proud to have received her BFA in Acting from Montclair State University. www.aryanasedarati.com
DANIELLA CAGGIANO (harold... - Director) is a freelance director and native New Yorker. She was named one of The Interval's “Women to Watch” in 2016 and is a current MTC Directing Fellow, the recipient of a Drama League Residency, and an alum of Labyrinth’s Ensemble Workshop and the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. She has directed at Joe's Pub, The Flea, Dixon Place, Ugly Rhino, Musical Theatre Factory, Merkin Concert Hall, The Kraine, Le Poisson Rouge, HERE, FringeNYC, and 54 Below among others. Recent assisting includes Erin Markey's Rainbow Caverns (dir. Ellie Heyman), (Not) Water (dir. Daniella Topol), Tumacho and All The Ways To Say I Love You (both dir. Leigh Silverman). Coming up: Next To Normal and The Angel of Allegheny County. MFA The New School for Drama, BA Sarah Lawrence College www.daniellacaggiano.com

JACLYN GROGAN (Seven Violet Marbles - Playwright) is a playwright whose dark comedies, dream plays, and farcical shorts explore the absurdist themes by which she lives, including the ultimate struggle for control in an illogical universe in which no control is to be had. Ever. Jaclyn received her undergraduate degree in English and Theatre Studies from Wellesley College and her MFA in Playwriting from Southern Illinois University. During her time there, she single-handedly kept the Carbondale Chili’s afloat. Her plays have been read, staged, and produced in cities such as Chicago, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Houston, and Boston. In her unstructured spare time, Jaclyn lives vicariously through documentary-style crime television.

MALLOREE HILL (Edgar Allen Roach - Playwright) is a proud Everyday Inferno company collaborator and has previously been seen in EITC's Iphigenia Among the Taurians, The Roaring Girl, If On A Winter's Night..., as well as the first public reading of Quicksand. Additional NYC credits include: Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew, The Trojan Women, Romeo and Juliet, And The Tempest. Regionally Malloree has worked with the Utah Shakespeare Festival in their touring production of The Taming of the Shrew. She is originally from Texas and received her BA from The University of Northern Colorado. 
ABIGAIL HIRSCH (Barbed-wire Minute - Director) studied English at the University of Oxford and New York University. Assistant Direction: Muswell Hill (The Pond Theatre Company/The Barrow Group), Shakespeare in Love (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Supertopia (Everyday Inferno), The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged] (Playhouse on Park). Producing: Muswell Hill (The Pond Theatre Company/The Barrow Group), The Non-Stop Connolly Show (Finborough Theatre).
KRISTA KNIGHT (Barbed-wire Minute - Playwright) work includes KIRK AT THE SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT HYATT (NYTW’s Dartmouth Summer Residency, Vineyard Theatre reading series, Playwrights Foundation Rough Reading, Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse Monday Night Special), PRIMAL PLAY (New Georges, Playwrights Center of MN), the punk rock adaptation of Medusa HISSIFIT (Cradle Theatre), DOOMSURFING (Parkside Lounge), SELKIE (Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dutch Kills - upcoming), HOME INVASION (Actors Theatre of Louisville Heideman Award), and 17 plays and musicals for young audiences. Krista has been in residence at La Napoule Art Foundation, Tofte Lake, The Orchard Project, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Page 73’s Summer Residency at Yale, Santa Fe Art Institute, UCROSS, Yaddo, and The MacDowell Colony. BA: Brown University. MA: Performance Studies from NYU. MFA Playwriting: UC San Diego. Page 73 Playwriting Fellow (2007), Shank Playwriting Fellow at the Vineyard Theatre (2011-2012). Alum of EST’s Youngblood, TerraNova Groundbreakers, Page 73’s Interstate 73, Civilians R&D Lab, and current member Fresh Ground Pepper Playgroup and New Georges JAM. Krista is a Juilliard School Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program Fellow. www.KristaKnight.com
ANAIS KOIVISTO (Co-Producer) is thrilled to be producing the first show of Everyday Inferno’s 2018 season of "Going Home", the fifth annual iteration of If on a Winter's Night..., and our second partnership with Racket, and really hopes you will DONATE to support the rest of the season and seasons ahead!  www.anaiskoivisto.com
HEATHER LANZA (CowGirls - Director) is a NYC-based director and arts educator. Directorially, Heather focuses on new play development and the devising of original new works. Her pieces have been premiered at The Davenport, The Kraine, NY Fringe, Theater for a New City, The Players Theater, Bleecker Street Theater, Emerging Artists Theater, Berkshire Fringe, and many others. Heather is currently serving as the Director of Education for Waterwell’s Drama Program at the Professional Performing Arts School.  Heather holds a BA in Directing from Fordham University and an MA in Applied Theater from CUNY School of Professional Studies.
MILDRED INEZ LEWIS (CowGirls - Playwright) writes and directs for theater, television and the digital space. She is currently a member of Playground-LA and Humanitas' PLAY LA where she is developing a full-length play SONS OF FOX AND DAUGHTERS OF CNN. Her short PEACE: REFRACTED AND REIMAGINED will be included in the We, The People event at Sacred Fools (Los Angeles) in January. Her full length THE END OF EVERYTHING will appear in the Ensemble Studio Theatre-Los Angeles' Winterfest in February. She is cheering on the CowGirls team from her day job teaching English at Chapman University. 
JASON PIZZARELLO (harold... - Playwright) is excited to be a part of Everyday Inferno’s 2018 season with his play Bethel Park Falls, which will be directed by Christine Zagrobelny in Central Park. He recently developed his plays After People Like You at Classic Stage Company with director Anna Brenner, Providence Adrift with Meghan Finn at 3-Legged Dog, and When I Had Three Sisters with Lila Neugebauer in the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab. His work has also been produced at Irondale Ensemble, HERE Arts Center, Clubbed Thumb, and Source Festival (DC). Over thirty of his plays for young actors are published by Playscripts and Stage Partners and have been produced in all 50 states as well as in 25 countries, including a Norwegian translation. When he's not writing, he proudly serves as a logistics officer with the NY Army National Guard and recently returned from a deployment in Afghanistan.
KATHERINE SOMMER (Barbed-wire Minute - Director, Co-Producer) is a New York-based producer and director, a Skidmore College graduate, and the Producing Director of Everyday Inferno Theatre Company. With Everyday Inferno, Katherine has directed and produced several world premieres, including Supertopia, The Turn of the Screw at the historic Morris-Jumel Mansion, A Map to Somewhere Else, Something Wicked and Heart of Oak (Hangover Encore selections in the 2014 and 2015 FRIGID New York festivals). Katherine has served on the board of Tomfoolery Theatre (NJ), and has directed short plays for the Looking Glass Theater (NY) and The Navigators Theater Company. She’s thrilled you’re here to kick off EITC’s 2018 season and hopes you’ll consider learning more about us and contributing to our fundraising campaign at http://everydayinferno.com/donate!
S. DYLAN ZWICKEL (Edgar Allen Roach - Director) Originally from Los Angeles, Dylan is a New York-based writer and director. New York directing credits include Here We Dance, an immersive theatrical fairytale party, and Other Girls, a feminist cabaret. Dylan has also assisted directors such as Melia Bensussen and Portia Krieger, and is currently assisting Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy on MCC’s world premiere of Relevance, a new play by JC Lee. As a writer, Dylan’s musical Broken City, written with composer Melissa Miles, has received multiple readings, and in March, her play The Cardioluthier will be performed in Los Angeles as part of the Blank Theatre’s Living Room Series. In her spare time, Dylan runs a murder mystery party company, Ghost Ship Murder Mysteries. BA: Wesleyan University. MFA: NYU Tisch’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Member of the Lincoln Center Theater's Directors Lab. For more info: sdylanzwickel.com.
* Member of Actors' Equity Association
† Denotes Everyday Inferno company members