a new play written by Devin Burnam
directed by Shaun B. Fauntleroy
assistant director Katie Cundari
Cassandra Nwokah, Dan Kublick, Sue Kim, Stewart Walker and Rachel Towne
MORE INFO COMING SOON…
DEVIN BURNAM (Playwright) is a Brooklyn based writer and performer with a penchant for trying to convince you to put on a play in your backyard and/or living room. His extended family of likeminded collaborators includes Mason Holdings (“Consumption”; Unseen & Unheard Salon Series) and Sister Sylvester. He is a frequent contributor to Naked Angels Tuesdays @9. A bunch more stuff at www.abandonedgasstation.com and www.devinburnam.com.
SHAUN B FAUNTLEROY (Director) Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy is an actress, playwright, director, and producer and is overjoyed to be collaborating with Sea Dog Theatre again. With Sea Dog, she has performed in readings of Clybourne Park, Inherit the Wind, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and their beautiful Christmas Tapestry. As an actor, she was last seen in Romulus Linney’s Holy Ghosts (Theatre East), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Smith Street Stage), Richard III (NYIT Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role nomination — Smith Street Stage), The Tempest (Smith Street) and The Winter’s Tale (Smith Street), An Appeal to the Woman of the House (Retro Productions), and Advance Man (Gideon Productions). Recent directing work: Romeo and Juliet (Smith Street), Brain Trust (Core Artists Ensemble). Shaun is a recipient of the Theatre Hall of Fame’s 2017 Emerging Theatre Artist Award and was one of Gingold Theatrical Group’s 2018/2019 Speakers’ Corner playwrights. She lives in Brooklyn with her dog Bentley. They are both foodies. B”H. AEA, DGA www.shaunbfauntleroy.com
KATIE CUNDARI (Assistant Director) is so happy to be working with Sea Dog Theater! Previous directorial credits include Medusa Underwater, a partially staged reading of a new play by Viviana Prado-Núñez at Rising Sun’s Summer Festival; a reading of Canaries, a new play, at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity; and Budding Bards, an apprentice festival at Shakespeare on the Sound. Favorite performance credits at Marymount include 10/12, The Best Thing We Do, Skiddy, and Frostbite. Her favorite regional performance credit is A Mini Summer Night’s Dream, at Shakespeare on the Sound. BA theatre performance Marymount Manhattan College. Much love to the cast and crew!
CASSANDRA NWOKAH (Zizzie) is an NYC-based Nigerian theatre artist and this is her debut with Sea Dog Theater. She is thrilled to be living on the brink of catastrophe each night with you and this brilliant crew. Selected credits: Sing, Goddess! (HERE Arts), Romeo and Juliet (Smith Street Stage), Salty (Lyra Theatre), Dumpster Fire (SheNYC), 1001 (Columbia Stages), The Odyssey Reimagined (Columbia University), Lysistrata (Savage Players), Julius Caesar (Gangbusters Theatre). MFA, Columbia Grad Acting. Gratitude ever to the fam and Chineke.
DAN KUBLICK (Emime) has appeared in new works by Dan Rothenberg, Kristin Marting, Ashlin Halfnight, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jerry Lieblich, Eric Bland, Tracy Bersley, Jenny Connell Davis, Jeremy Pickard, Mikhael Tara Garver, Sister Sylvester and art.party.theater.company. Recent credits include: Toshiki Okada’s The Sonic Life of a Giant Tortoise (The Play Company, NYT Critic's Pick); IDIOT (HERE); Tom & Eliza (JACK); Ghost Stories (Tiny Little Band); Dead Behind These Eyes (Sister Sylvester); and Health Insurance (United Solo Festival-- Best Avant-Garde Show). He is a graduate of The Studio/New York and Princeton University, and currently lives in oh so beautiful Brooklyn. Daniel Kublick would like to use this space to thank everyone who has supported him and his work over these past twelve years.. the memories and the friendships and the families have all made that journey worth it. It got (truly) weird at times, and he's incredibly grateful to you all for being there. Means the actual world to him. All his love as ever and always—
STEWART WALTER (Anders) Credits include “The Woodsman” (Alexander Dinelaris Director); Iago, “Othello”; Aguecheek, “Twelfth Night”; Tuzenbach, “Three Sisters”. All for Oberon Theatre Ensemble. Other NY Theatre: Claudius & Ghost, “Hamlet”; Marcus Andronicus, “Titus Andronicus”; Ferdinand, “Duchess of Malfi”. All for Folding Chair Classical Theatre. Simon Drekker, “Shakespeare’s Slave” for Resonance Ensemble. Regional: Eddie, “Fool for Love”; Spooky Action Theatre, Washington D.C. Oswald & Burgundy, “King Lear”; Indiana Rep and Syracuse Stage. Film: Lead roles in “Ride of Passage” and “Rogue in Londinium”; supporting roles in “Quietus”, “My Brother’s War” and “Heads or Tails”. MFA: Academy for Classical Acting at the Shakespeare Theatre Co. /George Washington University.
RACHEL TOWNE (Ruth) is excited to be performing with Sea Dog Theater for the first time. Credits include: Romeo and Juliet (Smith Street Stage); Brave Smiles....Another Lesbian Tragedy (Pride Plays); The House of Bernarda Alba (Gene Frankel Theatre); Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey); A Midsummer Night’s Dream & To Kill a Mockingbird (Syracuse Stage); Baskerville & The Importance of Being Earnest (Cider Mill Playhouse); Comedy of Errors, Hamlet, Richard III, and Twelfth Night (Allentown Shakespeare in the Park); and The Grey Boy (Dixon Place). TV/Film: Law and Order SVU (I’m Gonna Make You a Star). In addition to her work as an performer, Rachel teaches phonetics and dialects to fellow actors.
SUE KIM (Teres) Theatre credits include Convention (Irondale); American Dreamers (Workshop Theater); A Piece of My Heart (IATI Theater). Film/TV: "Expecting" (Columbia MFA Film), "Dish" (opposite Dree Hemingway); “Ray Donovan” (Showtime); “Law and Order: SVU” (NBC); “Golden Boy” (CBS). suekimnyc.com Love always to Juan Carlos & Teddy! “The ability to vote is how you tackle climate change. We can’t have climate change legislation simply by wishing it.” - Stacey Abrams Protect the right to vote: fairfight.com, capturingtheflag.com