Joy Franz (Thelma) is thrilled to be apart of this INCREDIBLE Play! Currently she can be seen in Horrible People Webisode on Youtube. She is a Board and Company member of Marvell Rep: Drama Desk Award nomination for The Three Penny Opera as Mrs. Peachum. Broadway: Into The Woods (original & revival), A Little Night Music, Pippin, Company, Musical Chairs, Open Admissions, Sweet Charity, Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant. Off-Broadway: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, God of Vengeance, Blood Wedding, The Dybuuk, Avow, Fair Game, Assassins, All My Sons, Brutality of Fact, Tom Foolery, Jacques Brel, I Can’t Keep Running in Place, Don’t Leave it All to Your Children. Many National Tours: Favorite-Damn Yankees with Jerry Lewis (US and London) Favorite Regional roles: The Glass Menagerie, Grey Gardens and Othello as Emilia & Desdemona’s Father-Brabantio!TV/Film: Law & Order, Central Park West, Conan O’Brian, One Life To Live, As The World Turns, Under Red Lantern, No Picnic for Penny. She’s an avid dog lover and is very grateful.
Laura Siner (Jessie) last appeared with White Horse Theater as Miriam in In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel. More recently played Ramona in Hadrian’s Wall (New York International Fringe Festival). Other stage credits include Lawyer/Amanda in American Rapture, Goneril in King Lear, Masha in The Three Sisters, Kate in The Taming of the Shrew, the title character in Phaedre (all with Oberon Theatre Ensemble),and Kirsten in Days of Wine and Roses (Boomerang Theatre). Member: AEA, SAG-AFTRA. Graduate: Yale University. www.laurasiner.com
Nancy Wolfe (Understudy for Thelma) A student of Sanford Meisner, Nancy Wolfe is best known for her star turn as the psychotic Susan Atkins in Tom Gries’s 1976 TV special Helter Skelter. This is, however, merely one of her accolades: she’s guest-starred in, among other things, two Hallmark Hall of Fame specials, The Ordeal of Patty Hearst and 70s TV series Baretta and Barnaby Jones. Her stage career includes leading roles in Come Back Little Sheba and The Gin Game, which won the ADA Award for Best Revival, and she received a Best Supporting Actress nomination for 4318 Clarendon Road. Nancy’s thrilled to be part of Cyndy Marion’s production of 'night, Mother.
Randall Parsons (Set Designer) Recent projects: Oliver! (national tour); Off-Broadway: Andorra, Blue Window, Pied a Terre and Bliss. Regional: Evita, Proof, Cabaret, Batboy, The Laramie Project, West Side Story, I Am My Own Wife, Gypsy, Urinetown, Aida, and The Wedding Singer. Art Direction: Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style, Bravo, 2008; for PBS Great Performances: My Favorite Broadway-- The Love Songs, Nature: 25 Years, and Three Mo’ Tenors. As an Associate Designer on Broadway: the recent revivals of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Big River; On Golden Pond; Brooklyn, The Musical; and the national tours of the latter three. MFA: NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Derek Nye Lockwood (Costume Designer) designed the costumes for WHTC’s Workshop of FREEZER DREAMS. Derek was born in Santa Barbara, Ca. earned his BA in Theatre with an emphasis in Costume Design from California Institute of the Arts. He recently returned to NYC after a 3-year world tour doing wardrobe for Disney Live. Derek also creates “one of kind” designs for private clients.
Brooke Harbaugh (Assistant Director) graduated in 2002 with a BA in English from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. She studied acting at HB Studio in New York City and directing and puppetry performance at Marymount Manhattan College, where she currently works as an administrative assistant for the Theater Office. She directed children's theater from 2000-2010. After graduating in 2006 from Rollins College, Brooke worked abroad in Changzhou, China for a year and in Bariloche, Argentina for ten months through the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship program. In both countries, she taught English as a second language and instated afterschool English-speaking theater programs. Brooke is excited to be cultivating her relationship to the NYC theater community through her involvement with the White Horse Theater Company.
Katie Chew (Assistant Stage Manager) Broadway: Golden Boy. Off-Broadway: On the Head of a Pin. Regional: The Threepenny Opera (Atlantic Theater Company). This past summer, Katie served as the Stage Management intern at the Chautauqua Theater Company. Katie has a B.A. in English and Theater & Performance Studies from Georgetown University.
Julie Foh (Dialect Coach) holds an MFA in Voice and Speech from A.R.T.’s Institute for Advanced Theater Training and teaches voice, speech, and accents at Rutgers. Coaching credits include Suddenly Last Summer (WHTC); Cardenio and Ajax in Iraq (A.R.T.); Nightlands (New Georges); Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Studio 42); Modern Terrorism (Second Stage Theatre). She is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework® and of Knight-Thompson Speechwork. She is also the Literary Manager of Studio 42.