MARY GOGGIN (Flora) Sag-Aftra, AEA (proud card carrying member) Back to the stage for my soul, with Mr. Williams, directed again by the kick ass Cyndy Marion. Theatrical: Clothes For A Summer Hotel, PB&J, Born to Be Blue, winner, Samuel French Favorite TV Roles: Broad City, Law and Order. Favorite Film: Little Children, Can’t Put your Arms Around a Memory, Gasoline, Bronx Paradise. Reel and more at www.marygoggin.com. For my mom who just passed…Hi MOM
LINDA S. NELSON (Bessie) is thrilled to be in her second WHTC production, the first being Small Craft Warnings. Favorite roles include Maude, Bakersfield Mist (SuzAnne Barabas, Dir, NJ Rep); Mary, Dead People’s Things (Tonya Pinkins, Dir); and the original Harry’s Girl in Alexandra Dinelaris, Jr’s The Chaos Theories (Shotgun Productions). Other credits include The Fiascos (Off-Broadway); Queen Gertrude, Hamlet (Nine Theatricals); Boyet, Loves Labour’s Lost, Queen Margaret, Richard III, Mistress Quickly, Henry IV, Part 1, and Marthy, Anna Christie (Boomerang); Mary, Thank Emily (Winner Best Actress, American Globe Festival); Abbey, A Thousand Variations… (Nomination Outstanding Performance MITF, Oberon Theatre); Frankie and Johnny… (Shotgun). Film/Television: “Orange is the New Black”, “Imaginary Heroes” opposite Sigourney Weaver, and “Q&A” opposite Nick Nolte. Also a director, dramaturge, and the Executive Producer of LSNelson Productions, currently representing the award winning Sweet Texas Reckoning by Traci Godfrey and the tour of Vietnam…through my lens, written and performed by Stu Richel, www.vietnamthroughmylens.com. AEA, SAG-AFTRA, LSNActs@nyc.rr.com
PETER FELIZ (The Waiter) making his first appearance with WHTC is no stranger to off-off Broadway and Equity showcases having been in more productions of Midsummer’s Night Dream and Three Sisters than you can shake a stick at. He recently appeared as Mayor LaGuardia in the Metropolitan Theatre Company’s production of One Third Of A Nation and as Ferepont for the Assembly Theatre Company’s production of—you guessed it—Three Sisters, at The Cherry Lane Theatre.
STEPHEN GLEASON (Charlie) Stephen is thrilled to be performing with WHTC for the first time. Other New York area stage appearances include The Memory of Water (J City Theater), Curse of the Starving Class (Ad Lib/Shetler Studios), Picking Palin (FringeNYC), No Diamonds in the Crabgrass (Impact Theatre), Waiting For Godot (NADA), The Cherry Orchard (Oasis), Room Service (Gallery Theatre), and Commedia Tonite! (Lark Theatre). Regionally Stephen appeared in City of Angels (Gateway Playhouse), Nite Club Confidential (Florida Studio), and Sweet Charity (Stages, St. Louis). TV appearances include Crisis in Six Scenes, Younger, The Americans, and Law&Order:SVU.
DAVID ARTHUR BACHRACH (Ralph) is delighted to be making his debut with White Horse Theater Company. Plays: CANT; NORD HAUSEN FLY ROBOT (invisible republic #3); My First Autograce Homeography (1973-1974); Antrobus; Devils; A Little Piece of the Sun; Everything Must Go! (invisible republic #2); Removal; The Magnificent Ambersons (with Gemini CollisionWorks – Ian W. Hill & Berit Johnson). King of Hearts, ALICE! (dir. Patrick Cann/Sybil Lines). Claudius, Hamlet (dir. Jay Michaels). Chebutikin, The Three Sisters (dir. Joseph Hamel). Keller, Waiting For Lefty and Feste, Twelfth Night (dir. Brandon Walker). Director, Catastrophe (dir. Eric Parness). Shepherd/Jailor, The Winter’s Tale (dir. Nicholas Martin-Smith). Musical Plays: Sir Evelyn Estebrooke [The Mikado], The Singapore Mikado; and The Reverend, Happy End (dir. David Fuller). Russell Brissenden, Martin Eden (dir. Jason Grant). Bones, The Elephant Piece; Baron DeStoerck, Mesmerized; and Snitchey/Malkey, The Christmas Bride (dir. Al D’Andrea). Commercial: Mock Witness Depositions. www.davidarthurbachrach.com
CYNDY A. MARION (Director/Producing Artistic Director) A native New Yorker, Cyndy was named one of nytheatre.com's “People of the Year” for 2007. WHTC directing credits include: The world premiere of her new play You Are Perfect, Eyes for Consuela, I Can’t Imagine Tomorrow, ‘night, Mother, Suddenly Last Summer, Clothes For a Summer Hotel, Small Craft Warnings, In The Bar of a Hotel, Buried Child, States of Shock, A Lie of the Mind, True West and the workshop productions of Half and Freezer Dreams. Other directing credits include: the world premieres of The Book of Lambert and Mina by Obie-winner Leslie Lee (La MaMa E.T.C.), PB&J (NYC International Fringe Festival), Twister with an Octopus and Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry (The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre), La Turista and Red Cross (Michael Chekhov Theatre Co), Fool for Love (Brooklyn College.), Last Train to Nibroc (American Theatre of Actors), 12 Angry Men and Fighting the Gorilla (Riant Theatre), and The Mandala (The White Heron Inc.). She has directed readings of new plays for WHTC, La MaMa E.T.C., New Dramatists, Theater for the New City, and PRTT. Cyndy holds an MFA in Directing from Brooklyn College where she was the 2001 recipient of the Joel Zwick Scholarship in directing. She is a member of The Players, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and the Dramatists Guild.
DEBRA LEIGH SIEGEL (Resident Lighting Designer) Debra has been working with White Horse Theater Company since its beginning in 2002. White Horse credits include: lighting and costume designer for Buried Child, The Late Henry Moss, and States of Shock; lighting designer for You Are Perfect, Eyes for Consuela, I Can’t Imagine Tomorrow, ‘night, Mother, Suddenly Last Summer, Clothes for a Summer Hotel, Small Craft Warnings, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel, True West and the workshop productions of Freezer Dreams and Half; and costume designer for A Lie of the Mind. Debra is also a freelance designer who has designed at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Bradley Playhouse, Windham Theatre Guild, Broad Street Players, Eastern Connecticut Ballet, Wings Theatre Company, Michael Chekhov Theater Company, Mansfield Council for the Arts, Hackmatack Playhouse, and the Harry Hope Theatre. She holds an M.F.A. in Lighting Design with a concentration in Costume Design from the University of Connecticut. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at Three Rivers Community College.
DEREK NYE LOCKWOOD (Resident Costume Designer) originally from Ojai, CA has a BFA in Theater from California Institute of the Arts, with a costume emphasis. He now resides in New York, and has a design studio on west 39th in the heart of the garment district. This is Derek's 5th year designing for White Horse. He most recently designed the costumes for WHTC’s world-premiere of You Are Perfect. Another WHTC highlight was designing ‘night, Mother with Joy Franz. He also just finished supervising the Broadway tour of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas for his 3rd year. Some of Derek's other credits include: Wardrobe Supervisor for the New York City Opera (NYCO) and designer for South Pacific, Mary Poppins, Titanic, Guys and Dolls, Kiss Me Kate, and White Christmas directed by Randy Skinner, all at Westchester Broadway Theater. Derek enjoys designing for Film, TV, and Theater.
JOE GIANONO (Resident Composer/Arranger/Incidental Music)Credits include: Metropolitan Opera, NYC Opera, New York Philharmonic, BBC, Juilliard Symphony Orchestras, among others, Paul Taylor Dance Company, NBA, NY Yankees, The British Rock Symphony, Radio City Music Hall, over 30 Broadway & regional musicals, Film & Television: Booty Call, Two Much, Chip 'n Dale's Rescue Rangers, Kite, Dora the Explorer. His music can be heard the E –Entertainment television network. Joe composes and produces music for his record company. His new cd Story Teller will be released shortly. Recently, the Beryllium Piano Quartet released their new cd, Beryllium Performs Chamber Music of Joe Gianono. His new ballet in 3 acts, Sayadio And The Magic Cup, is based on a Native American Indian legend. His music has been featured on Exploring Music on WQXR is available on iTunes, Amazon, Cdbaby and all major digital distributors and can be heard on YouTube. Please visit: www.joegianono.com
ANDY EVAN COHEN (Resident Sound Designer) is excited to work again with WHTC, having previously contributed to You Are Perfect, Eyes for Consuela, I Can't Imagine Tomorrow, and 'Night, Mother. Other recent credits include off-Broadway's In Bed With Roy Cohn, I Know What Boys Want, and A Midsummer Night's Dream (MasterWorks Theatre); The American Soldier (59E59, Edinburgh Fringe, Kennedy Center); King of the Mountains (Luna Stage); In The Soundless Awe (New Light Theatre Company & Western Carolina University); and many shows for Nylon Fusion, Theater4ThePeople, Strindberg Rep., and T. Schreiber. Education: Oberlin and The Manhattan School for Music. www.andycomusic.com.
VANESSA R. BOMBARDIERI (Associate Director/Managing Director). Worked as Dramaturg on WHTC's You Are Perfect, Eyes for Consuela, I Can't Imagine Tomorrow, 'night, Mother, Freezer Dreams, Suddenly Last Summer, Clothes for a Summer Hotel and Small Craft Warnings. Other WHTC credits include the Lab production of her one-act play Everybody Dies in February, Director of the staged reading of The Witches' Avenue (A Eulogy) by Greg Lemoine and Assistant Director of Half, also by Greg Lemoine. Vanessa worked as Assistant Director on Cyndy A. Marion's productions of Mina (a new play by Obie-winner Leslie Lee at LaMaMa, E.T.C.) and PB&J (NYC Fringe Festival). She also was an Associate Producer for Crossing Jamaica Avenue's production of Thousand Years Waiting at PS 122. Directing credits include: Eugene Ionesco's The Painting and her own adaptation of Samuel Beckett's Happy Days. Regional and summer stock credits include: The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dorset Theatre Festival and The New Repertory Theatre. Vanessa holds a BA in Theatre Directing from Bard College.
JULIE FOH (Resident Dialect Coach) is a PA-based voice coach and teacher. Previous White Horse Theater Company coaching credits include You Are Perfect; Eyes for Consuela; ‘night, Mother; and Suddenly Last Summer. Other recent coaching credits: Fingersmith (New York Stage & Film); An Ideal Husband and Eurydice (American Players Theatre); Crude (Black Lab Theatre at Ars Nova); The Tallest Tree in the Forest (Tectonic Theater Project at BAM); Murder for Two, The Tutors, and Modern Terrorism (Second Stage); Wasps and Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Studio 42); Nightlands (New Georges). She is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework® and of Knight-Thompson Speechwork, and she is currently on faculty at Penn State University.
KATHRYN E. CASHIN (Choreographer) is a freelance choreographer residing in New York City. Recently, Cashin created works for White Horse Theater Company (WHTC) including Sam Shepard’s Eyes for Consuela and WHTC’s Artistic Director Cyndy Marion’s original play, You Are Perfect. Additionally, Cashin creates original works for The Tallahassee Ballet (TTB) including Rebonds B, Trio for Six, and Mainframe, all to live accompaniment and additional works for South Georgia Ballet. Cashin performed with Angelo Dance Project and Lauren Slone’s choreography for a new mass in New York City and principal roles at TTB in The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Beauty and the Beast. Cashin received her BFA in dance performance and BA in history from Southern Methodist University where she performed soloist roles in master works by George Balanchine, Maurice Béjart, and Arthur Mitchell.
BENJAMIN A. VIGIL (Production Stage Manager) is excited to make his WHTC debut! NY Experience: Black Panther Women (Women of Color Productions, Inc.), Dream Ticket (FringeNYC/Fortress Productions), The Beekeeper’s Daughter (Theater Three Collaborative), Keep (Mastodon Theatre Company/Wide Eyed Productions), Sapian Sapian Sapian (Baby Crow Productions), TinyRhino: Holiday Hangover (UglyRhino Productions), A Doll’s House (Axial Theatre Company), The Gunfighter Meets His Match (Glitter kitty Productions), Galapagos (Arboretum Productions), Vieux Carré, A Streetcar Named Desire, Sharon Tate In Heaven, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Mississippi Mud Productions), The Brink of Us (The Deer Players), The Big White Door (Columbia University). Regional Experience: Oliver! (Springfield Little Theatre), Fuddy Meers (The Berlin Theatre), A Funny … Forum (Summer Rep., Columbia, MO), Hamlet, reasons to be pretty, How I Learned To Drive (MU Department of Theatre). Thank you to Mom, Dad, Sam, Michael, and everyone who has helped, in any capacity, along the way!
JEN WIENER (Resident ASM) is excited as always to be working with White Horse! She ASM'd You Are Perfect, Eyes for Consuela, Small Craft Warnings, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel and Buried Child for White Horse previously. She is also currently with The Ophelia Theatre Group in Astoria and recently Stage Managed their production of Almost, Maine and ASM'd Mary's Little Monster, Floyd Collins and Rockabye Hamlet. She will be Stage Managing their upcoming new work Some Night. Thanks to everyoneinvolved in this show and to her family and friends for their unending love, support and inspiration. "Live, and be happy, and make others so."
ROB SCHULTE (Podcast Producer) is extremely happy to work with WHTC. He has produced Doin' It with Mike Sacks, Mr Corpo, Kaching With Jane King, The Bell with Adam Johnson, Pumpkin Spice Podcast, and more. Rob also records audio work for actors and helps coach them through their narratives. Education: Theater and Film at The University of Kansas. www.robkschulte.com
JANET S. JENNESS (Producer) is a founder of Gobsmacked Productions LLC under whose auspices she co-directed and co-produced Sicks: An Evening with Six Notorious Women in History and OCD: Or the Trouble with Mrs. Henderson, both by Clay A. Edmonds and Everything Goes! by Elliot Kreloff. Next up, she is writing and will produce a dark comedy web series entitled Heavy Petting. Janet is a proud member of the Board of Directors of The Players on Gramercy Park and a proud graduate of The University of Virginia, the University of Richmond School of Law, and the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School. She is thrilled to be associated with this fantastic White Horse production. Thanks to Cyndy, Vanessa, Loretta and Patrick.
JAMES MICHAEL HUGHES (Associate Producer) is thrilled to return to the White Horse Theater Company with its new production of A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot at The Players Club in NYC. Most recently, James served as Associate Producer for the White Horse Theater Company's You are Perfect directed by Cyndy A. Marion. In Los Angeles, James served as Associate Producer for the 70th Anniversary production of The Glass Menagerie at the Greenway Court Theatre. James also Associate Produced Sons of the Prophet written by Tony Award winner Stephen Karam and Daniel Henning's revival of The Why, both staged at the Blank Theatre. James was the Producer for The Masque of St. George and the Dragon directed by Anna Strasberg at the Marilyn Monroe Theatre in West Hollywood. He co-directed, wrote and produced the award-winning short film, "Every Night and Twice on Sundays." James is actively producing a documentary based on Oscar-winning actress Geraldine Page. He is also in developing a feature film on Sarah Bernhardt as well as adapting Clive Barker's short story, Revelations for the stage. James is a graduate of The New School in Greenwich Village and the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television.
SAM MORRIS PR (Press Agent)Since 2010, Sam Morris PR has worked with an exciting array of clients including Broadway clients & theater events, comedy shows, music artists & concerts, art galleries, restaurants, non-profits & more. In addition to WHTC, other current clients include Tony Award-nominated actress Melissa Errico, leading arts education non-profit Inside Broadway, the hit long-running Off-Broadway show Celebrity Autobiography, landmark NYC venue Town Hall, Broadway veteran Luba Mason & ground-breaking singer/actress Ali Stroker. Sam Morris is a proud graduate of New York University.