Ryan M. Buggle
DARRYL GENE DAUGHTRY JR
JOHN BENJAMIN HICKEY
SAMUEL H. LEVINE
ARTURO LUÍS SORIA
Mark H. Dold
Bradley James Tejeda
Reggie D. White
BOB CROWLEY Scenic and Costume Design
Paul ArdittiSound Design
Christopher ReidSound Design
Paul EnglishbyOriginal Music
Justin MartinAssociate Director
JORDAN THALER, CSA and HEIDI GRIFFITHS, CSACasting
Polk & CoPress Representative
Marathon DigitalSocial Media
Hudson Theatrical AssociatesTechnical Supervision
Jill CordleProduction Stage Manager
Steve LukensCompany Manager
RCI TheatricalsUS General Management
SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONSProducer/UK General Management
Young Man 6 / Tristan
Broadway debut. NY/Off-Broadway: Julius Caesar (TFANA), Marry Me a Little (Drama League), Vertebrae (NYTW), Langston in Harlem (Urban Stages), The Deepest Play Ever (New Ohio), Harmonious Pimps of Harmony (Ars Nova). Regional: The Wiz, Beauty and the Beast, Oklahoma!, The Book of Will, Twelfth Night (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), All the Way, The 12 (Denver Center), Macbeth (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Rent (Syracuse Stage), Stormy Weather (Pasadena Playhouse), Yellowman, Hair, Topdog/Underdog (Perseverance Theatre), Chimerica (Studio Theatre). Tours: Peter Brooks’ The Suit, The Shipment (North America, Europe, Asia, Australia). Film/TV/Web: “The Outs”, “New York is Dead”, “Hair: Let the Sun Shine In”. Training: Juilliard; BA, Columbia University.
Ryan M. Buggle
Ryan is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut! Television: Noah Benson on “Law & Order: SVU.” Stage: Radio City Christmas Spectacular. So much love to my family, friends and most of all Libby & everyone at Shirley Grant Management. This is for you Nana! IG: @ryanbuggle
Young Man 5 / Agent
Broadway: Choir Boy, Tuck Everlasting. Off-Broadway: Toni Stone (Roundabout), Joan of Arc: Into the Fire (The Public Theater), Langston in Harlem (Urban Stages). Tours: Mary Poppins, A Christmas Story, Joseph…, Cats. Regional: Choir Boy (Studio Theatre), Head of Passes (Berkeley Rep), Amazing Grace (Goodspeed Musicals), Mary Poppins (Syracuse Stage, SALT Award), Meet Me In St. Louis (The Muny), Rent (Hangar Theatre), Hairspray (MGR Playhouse), Born For This (The Broad Stage). TV: “New Amsterdam” (NBC). BFA, Ithaca College. Instagram/Twitter: @jondbeee
Young Man 10 / Toby Darling
Andrew originated the role of Toby Darling in Matthew Lopez’ The Inheritance, directed by Stephen Daldry, at The Noel Coward Theatre in London’s West End and London’s Young Vic. Film work includes: Spare Room opposite Skyler Samuels and The Chaperone, for director Michael Engler, opposite Haley Lu Richardson and Elizabeth McGovern. Andrew was seen on the stage at The Geffen Playhouse’s West Coast premiere of Matthew Lopez’ The Legend of Georgia McBride in the titular role for director Mike Donahue. Prior to that, he was seen on the New York stage in Nicky Silver’s This Day Forward, for director Mark Brokaw, at the Vineyard Theatre, and in the title role of Troilus in the Public Theater/Shakespeare in the Park production of Troilus & Cressida for director Daniel Sullivan. Andrew is a graduate of University of Rhode Island and Yale School of Drama.
DARRYL GENE DAUGHTRY JR
Young Man 2 / Jason #1
Darryl Gene hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a MFA graduate of the Juilliard Drama Program’s group 48. Darryl (or DJ) can currently be seen onstage at Shakespeare in the Park in Coriolanus. Prior to Juilliard, DJ spent his undergraduate years at Temple University, earning a BA in Theater Studies. Beyond acting, Darryl dabbles in both fashion and music production. He is one of the founding members and producers of HomeBase, a collective of 50 black artists from NYU and Juilliard dedicated to artistic creation, mentorship, and training of young artists. He also spent two summers in Botswana, teaching acting and directing, to both students and the surrounding community.
Young Man 4 / Young Walter
Broadway debut. NYC: Summer Valley Fair (New York Musical Festival), Boy Gets Violent (Ars Nova ANT Fest). Regional: Assassins (Yale Repertory Theatre). Education: Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists; BFA, University of Evansville; MFA, Yale School of Drama.
Young Man 7 / Jasper
Broadway/National Tour: Sondheim on Sondheim, West Side Story (Tony). Regional: Little Dancer (Kennedy Center); Marie, Dancing Still (5th Avenue Theatre); A Room with a View (The Old Globe); The Rainmaker (The Old Globe). Television: “Stitchers” (Freeform), “God Friended Me” (CBS), “High Maintenance” (HBO), “The Carrie Diaries” and “Beauty and The Beast” (CW), and “The Blacklist” and “Redemption” (NBC). @kyleharris
JOHN BENJAMIN HICKEY
Originated the role of Henry Wilcox in The Inheritance at the Noël Coward Theatre in London’s West End and London’s Young Vic. Broadway: Six Degrees of Separation, The Normal Heart (Tony and Drama Desk Awards), Mary Stuart, The Crucible, Cabaret, and Love! Valour! Compassion!. Off-Broadway: Dada Woof Papa Hot, God’s Heart, The Substance of Fire (Lincoln Center), L!V!C! (Obie Award), Blue Window (MTC), The End of the Day (Playwrights Horizons), The Autumn Garden (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Film: Sublet (forthcoming), Mapplethorpe, Tallulah, Truth, Pitch Perfect, The Anniversary Party, Infamous, Freedom Writers, Flags of Our Fathers, The Taking of Pelham 123, Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen. Television: “Jessica Jones,” “The Good Fight,” “Manhattan,” “The Good Wife,” “The Big C” (Emmy nomination), “Modern Family,” “Hannibal,” “The New Normal,” “Sex and the City,” and “Law and Order.” Juilliard School Graduate.
Morgan / Walter
Paul most recently appeared in Vienna 1934 – Munich 1938 at Theatre Royal Bath, directed by Vanessa Redgrave. He played Morgan/Walter in the West End transfer of the Young Vic’s The Inheritance. Recent television includes Stephen Frears’ “A Very English Scandal” and “The Crown.” Film work includes upcoming Craig Roberts’ film Eternal Beauty, Will Oldroyd’s Lady Macbeth, London Road, and Andrea Arnold’s Wuthering Heights. Other recent theatre work includes Lucy Kirkwood’s Mosquitoes at the NT Dorfman, the title role in Sally Cookson’s Peter Pan (National Theatre Olivier) and Anatomy of a Suicide (Royal Court).
SAMUEL H. LEVINE
Young Man 1 / Adam / Leo
Samuel was last seen on the West End performing in Matthew Lopez’ two-part drama The Inheritance, directed by Stephen Daldry, following an acclaimed world premiere at London’s Young Vic. The West End production debuted to rave reviews and won the Olivier Award for Best New Play. Other theater includes Kill Floor at LTC3 for director Lila Neugebauer. In film, he is currently shooting the feature A Soldier’s Story opposite Jennifer Lawrence. Earlier this year, he shot the lead in Eric Steel’s independent feature Minyan. On television, he has been seen in CBS’s “Instinct”, “Bull,” and “Elementary”.
Young Man 3 / Young Henry
Carson is making his Broadway debut in The Inheritance after graduating from Carnegie Mellon in 2018. Regional: The Odyssey (Old Globe), Hamlet (Santa Cruz Shakespeare), This Ain’t No Disco (NY Stage and Film). Film: Human Capital (premiering 2020). TV: “Outsiders” (WGN), “Alternatino” (Comedy Central). Education: Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, & The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Carson is an avid Dungeons & Dragons player, a dancer with The Dance Cartel, and is passionate about flipping the Senate in 2020. Hold on tightly, let go lightly. @carsonmcalley
Tre is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut. Theatre: Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Film: After the Wedding and Jill. Thank you to the creative and casting team for believing in me. Much love and thanks to Innovative Artists, Nora, Deborah, Grammy, Grampy, Talia, MiMi, Momma and God. IG @tre.ryder
Lois Smith last appeared on stage in NYC in I Was Most Alive with You at Playwrights Horizons and Peace for Mary Frances at The New Group. She also appeared in the films Lady Bird and Marjorie Prime, the latter of which was adapted from the play she performed at Playwrights Horizons. Some earlier favorite NYC plays include The Young and Beautiful (long ago), The Grapes of Wrath, Buried Child, and The Trip to Bountiful (at Signature Theatre). She has received 2 Tony Award nominations and has won 2 Obie Awards, plus Drama Desk, Lucile Lortel, NY Critic’s, and Outer Critics Circle Awards. Later this season, she will appear in two films: Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch and Alan Ball’s Uncle Frank.
Young Man 9 / Eric Glass
Kyle received the 2019 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Play for his work in The Inheritance in the West End. Theatre credits include: The Inheritance, The Government Inspector, The Glass Menagerie (Young Vic), Hedda Gabler, Edward II (National), Cyrano de Bergerac (American Airlines Theatre), Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Apollo; Olivier nomination for Best Supporting Actor), The Faith Machine (Royal Court), The Glass Menagerie (Salisbury Playhouse/UK tour), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Globe/UK tour). His film and television credits include: “Brexit,” “The Trip to Spain,” “American Odyssey,” “An Inspector Calls,” “Silent Witness,” “You,” “Me and the Apocalypse,” “Poldark,” “The Hollow Crown,” “Bad Education,” Marrowbone, Titan, The Fifth Estate, The Keeping Room, and Anna Karenina. Kyle received the Milton Shulman Award for Outstanding Newcomer at the 2011 Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
ARTURO LUÍS SORIA
Young Man 8 / Jason #2
Arturo is a recent graduate from the acting program at Yale School of Drama, where, in addition to performing, he also produced two of his own plays at the Yale Cabaret. His solo show, Ni Mi Madre, has been featured at festivals in Chicago, as a one-night only event at Barrow Street Theater, at Yale Cabaret, and in the inaugural year of Ken Davenport’s Rave Theater Festival. In 2015, it received the Luso-American Scholarship at the DisQuiet International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal. Hilton Als of The New Yorker likened Arturo to “a young Al Pacino” for his portrayal of the fast-talking, sassy, Puerto-Rican, snap queen, Tano, in the World Premiere of Hit The Wall by Ike Holter at Steppenwolf and then off-Broadway at Barrow Street Theatre. Arturo can also be seen recurring on season 2 of the Netflix series “Insatiable.” He received his BFA in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University. www.arturoluissoria.com
Mark H. Dold
u/s Morgan/Walter Poole/Henry Wilcox
Mark has appeared on and off Broadway and in regional theatres from coast to coast. On camera highlights include the recently completed indie Louie, starring Finn Wittrock, “Chicago P.D.,” “Suits” and most iterations of “Law & Order.” Mark is a graduate of Boston University, Yale School of Drama and a member of The Actors Center. www.markhdold.com
Off- Broadway: The Importance of Being Earnest (NY Classical), Angels in America (first national tour, Carbonell/LA Pride Awards). Regional: Wit (NC Broadway World Award); work at Intiman, McCarter, Huntington (St. Joan, Aristocrats), Actors Theatre of Louisville (Slavs!), A Contemporary Theater (Collected Stories, Footlights Award) and Bailiwick (Laughing Wild, After Dark Award/Jeff Citation). “ER,” “Gossip Girl,” various “Law & Order.”
u/s Eric Glass
Broadway: The Iceman Cometh. Off-Broadway: Measure for Measure (Acting Company), All Our Children (Sheen Center), Acolyte (59E59 Theaters). Regional: Romeo & Juliet, The Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare Theatre), Clarkston (Dallas Theater Center). TV: “Billions.” Film: Tribe, Lincoln in the Bardo. Dialect coaching: “New Amsterdam,” The Hustle, Little Women (2019). Training: Juilliard. samlilja.com
u/s Young Man 7/Jasper
Most recently, Jake originated Mr. Hollister in Pretty Woman. Broadway: Flash in Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, Harry in Kinky Boots. TV: “Mindhunter” (Netflix), “Drew” (CBS), “Public Morals” (TNT). Enormous gratitude to Tom Kirdahy, Jordan and Heidi, his managers Kathy and Jenny, Stephen Daldry, Justin Martin and the incomparable Matthew Lopez. Humbled! @jakeodmark
u/s Toby Darling
Broadway debut! Off-Broadway/regional: The Public, Shakespeare Theatre Co., Studio Theatre, Trinity Rep, The Here & Now. Film: Working Man, Twist (Tribeca 2019), Some Freaks, The Spine of Night. Co-creator: Love in NY. Thanks to Nikola and Untitled, Jordan and Heidi, and love to the fam. MFA: Brown/Trinity Rep.
Bradley James Tejeda
Bradley is from San Antonio, TX. Recent theatre includes Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis’ Love’s Labour’s Lost, Nebraska Repertory Theatre’s Lord of the Flies and Two River Theatre’s El Coqui Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom and The Bridge of San Luis Rey. B.A from The University of the Incarnate Word; M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama.
Reggie D. White
u/s Young Man 6/Tristan
Broadway debut. Selected Off-Broadway/regional: NYTW, The Public, 59E59 Theaters, Arden, Berkeley Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, O’Neill. Film and TV: “Blindspot,” “Gotham,” “The Parent ‘Hood,” Rebound, Buzzer, Medias Res. Reggie is a founding company member of The Williams Project, a living-wage theatre company. Training: Atlantic Acting School; Cal State Hayward. Thanks to TPG and the ladybugs. For Audrey. www.reggiedwhite.com
Matthew is the author of The Whipping Man (Manhattan Theatre Club) and The Legend of Georgia McBride (MCC Theatre), productions that received Obie, Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards. Other plays include Somewhere and Reverberation (Hartford Stage), The Sentinels (Headlong Theatre, London), and Zoey’s Perfect Wedding (Denver Center). The Inheritance premiered last spring at London’s Young Vic Theatre before transferring to the West End. Lopez won the Olivier Award, Evening Standard Award, London Critics Circle Theatre Award, and the WhatsOnStage Award for The Inheritance.
Stephen started his career at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre and directed extensively in Britain’s regional theatres. In London, he was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre where he headed the £26million redevelopment. He has also directed at the National Theatre, the Public Theater in New York, and has transferred many productions both to Broadway and the West End. His award-winning 1992 National Theatre production of An Inspector Calls is currently touring the UK. Billy Elliot the Musical has previously played in the West End, on Broadway, in Australia (Sydney and Melbourne), North America, Toronto, The Netherlands, UK & Ireland Tours, Hamburg, Tokyo, and Seoul. In 2009, the production won ten Tony Awards including Best Musical, more than any other British show in Broadway history. His first four films, Billy Elliot, The Hours, The Reader and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, together received 19 Academy Award nominations and two wins. His most recent film, Trash, set in the favellas of Rio de Janeiro, was nominated for Best Film Not in the English Language at the 2015 BAFTAs. Stephen’s recent productions of The Audience and Skylight were both highly acclaimed and went on to win major theatre awards, completing sell-out runs in London and on Broadway. In 2017, Stephen directed The Jungle at the Young Vic, an intimate and immersive theatrical experience about the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe. The Jungle transferred to the West End in June 2018 and has just completed a well-received run at The Curran Theatre in San Francisco. In March 2018, Stephen directed The Inheritance, Matthew Lopez’ epic two-part play, which, following its sold out run at the Young Vic, transferred to the West End. Stephen won the 2019 Best Director Olivier Award for The Inheritance. Stephen has previously directed for BBC Radio and Television and is currently director and executive producer on the Netflix series, “The Crown,” written by Peter Morgan, the third season of which is due to be released later in 2019. He is Director of the Pier 55 Performance Park in New York and was Creative Executive Producer of the opening and closing ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Scenic and Costume Design
Recent productions: Alys Always, My Name is Lucy Barton and Allelujah! (The Bridge Theatre), The Moderate Soprano (West End), The Inheritance (Young Vic and West End), An American in Paris (Broadway, London and Paris – Tony Award, Olivier Award), Skylight (London and Broadway), Aladdin (Disney – Toronto & Broadway), The Glass Menagerie (American Rep Theatre, USA & Broadway), The Audience (London and Broadway), Once (London, Broadway & US Tour – Tony Award), People (National Theatre), The Dark Earth & Light Sky (Almeida). He has designed numerous productions for the National Theatre, including Pinocchio, Travelling Light, Collaborators, King James Bible, Juno & the Paycock (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), The Habit of Art, The Power of Yes, Phèdre, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Gethsemane, and Fram (which he also co-directed with Tony Harrison), The History Boys (Broadway – Tony Award), His Girl Friday and Mourning Becomes Electra, plus more than twenty-five productions for the RSC, including Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Plantagenets (Olivier Award). For the Donmar Warehouse: Into the Woods and Orpheus Descending. Other theatre credits include: Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre, UK Tour & Broadway – Tony Award), Disney’s Aida (Broadway – Tony Award), Disney’s Tarzan which he also directed (Broadway, Germany & The Netherlands), and The Year of Magical Thinking (Broadway & NT), The Coast of Utopia (New York – Tony Award), Carousel (New York – Tony Award), The Seagull (Public Theatre New York), Paul Simon’s The Capeman, The Sweet Smell Of Success. Opera and dance includes: Strapless, The Winter’s Tale, Pavane, Anastasia, La Traviata (Royal Opera House), Alice in Wonderland (Royal Opera House & Canadian Ballet), Don Carlos (The Met Opera, NY), The Cunning Little Vixen (Châtelet). Film includes: Othello, Tales of Hollywood starring Jeremy Irons and Alec Guinness, Suddenly Last Summer directed by Richard Eyre and starring Maggie Smith for the BBC, plus costume design for the film of The Crucible starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder. He is the recipient of the Royal Designer for Industry Award and Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatrical Design at the TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards in New York.
Jon Clark studied at Breton Hall and works prolifically in theatre and opera. He has won an Olivier Award for Best Lighting for his work on The Inheritance and the 2018 Australian Green Room award for best lighting for King Roger.
In the UK he has worked extensively for the National Theatre, the Young Vic and the Royal Shakespeare Company as well as in the West End and with many other companies. Internationally his lighting has been seen at the Metropolitan Opera, on Broadway, at Lincoln Center, Sydney Opera House, the Adelaide Festival and throughout Europe.
Recent productions include Anna, I’m Not Running, The Lehman Trilogy (also seen in West End and in New York), Absolute Hell, Amadeus, As You Like It and Beaux Stratagem (National Theatre); The Inheritance (also West End), The Jungle (West End, St Ann’s Warehouse New York and Curran San Francisco) The Life of Galileo, Cat On The Hot Tin Roof, Once In A Lifetime, A Streetcar Named Desire and A Season in the Congo (Young Vic); German Life and Alys Always (The Bridge Theatre); Betrayal (also Broadway), Pinter Seven, Pinter Four, Pinter Three and Pinter One for the “Pinter at the Pinter” season (Jamie Lloyd and ATG); Evita and The Turn of the Screw (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Fatherland (Frantic Assembly, Lyric Hammersmith and MIF), The Exterminating Angel, a new opera by Thomas Adès seen at The Royal Opera House, The Metropolitan Opera, Salzburg Festival Opera and Royal Danish Theatre and won the 2017 International Opera Award for Best Opera; Written On Skin at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Paris, also seen at The Royal Opera House and King Charles III in the West End, Broadway and international tours, for which he received an Olivier Award nomination.
Upcoming work includes lighting Orpheus and Eurydice for ENO and a new ballet for the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden among many other projects.
Recent sound designs include The Jungle for Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin in London, New York and San Francisco; The Inheritance for Stephen Daldry at the Young Vic and in the West End (Olivier nomination for Best Sound Design 2019 with Christopher Reid); A Very Expensive Poison for John Crowley at the Old Vic, London; Tree for Kwame Kwei Armah and Idris Elba at Manchester International Festival and the Young Vic, London; A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Julius Caesar for Nicholas Hytner at the Bridge Theatre, London; This Is My Family at Chichester Festival Theatre; Local Hero at the Lyceum Edinburgh; Shipwreck for at the Almeida, London; Caroline, or Change at Chichester and London; Rutherford and Son, Pericles at the National Theatre, London.
Other theatre includes: The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie at the Donmar, London; Mary Stuart, American Psycho at the Almeida, London; King Charles III at the Almeida, in the West End and on Broadway; Absolute Hell, Macbeth, Beginning, I’m Not Running, Mosquitoes, The Threepenny Opera, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, wonder.land, Everyman, Behind The Beautiful Forevers, London Road – all for the National Theatre; Labour Of Love in the West End; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the West End.
Other awards include Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Billy Elliot The Musical on Broadway and around the world; Tony nomination for Mary Stuart on Broadway; Tony nomination for One Man Two Guvnors on Broadway; Olivier Award for Saint Joan at the NT, Olivier Nomination 2017 for Amadeus at the NT; Drama Desk Award for The Pillowman on Broadway; Drama Desk Award for Four Baboons Adoring The Sun at Lincoln Center; Evening Standard Award for Festen in London.
Paul is an associate at the National Theatre. paularditti.com
Theatre Includes: The Inheritance Young Vic, West End, (Olivier award nomination 2019 with Paul Arditti). Hamlet Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company at RADA. Vincent River The Old Red Lion. Pinocchio, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Demon Barber, Tam O’ Shanter and Of Mice and Men (Perth Theatre).
As Associate Sound Designer: The Jungle New York & San Francisco. Summer and Smoke West End. Mary Stuart West End. Beginning National Theatre. Labour of Love West End. Billy Elliot the Musical Japan, Korea & Australia. Series 3 Presentation Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris. The Audience West End. Macbeth National Theatre of Scotland, Japanese Tour. King Charles III West End & Broadway. Skylight West End. Black Watch National Theatre of Scotland, International Tour.
As Head of Sound: A Midsummer Nights Dream Bridge Theatre. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Billy Elliot the Musical, The Scottsboro Boys West End. Glasgow Girls Theatre Royal Stratord East. The Bee Internatonal Tour. Vixen Trento, Italy. The Not-So Fatal Death of Grandpa Fredo Societeats Theatre, Dresden, Germany.
Theatre includes The Inheritance (West End, Olivier Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Music), The Audience (West End and Broadway), Skylight (West End and Broadway), The Moderate Soprano (West End), Measure for Measure (RSC), Peter Gynt (National Theatre), Hedda Gabler (The Old Vic), Pinocchio (National Ballet of Canada). Television includes Luther (BAFTA-nominated), Page Eight (Emmy-winning), The Musketeers. Films include An Education, A Royal Night Out, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day. Trained at Goldsmith’s College and The Royal Academy of Music. www.englishby.com
As director: The Jungle (Young Vic/West End/St. Ann’s/Curran), Low Level Panic (Galway Festival/Irish tour/Old Fitz), Last Chance: A Plea for the Unaccompanied Children of Calais (Young Vic), The Nether (Seymour Centre), Good Chance/No Chance (Southbank Centre), Street (Mick Laly), Harvey and Frieda (Arcola), Far Away and Skintight (fortyfivedownstairs), The Kitchen (HMS Theatre), Billie (Sydney Opera House), Echarcissus (NMT, Bali). As associate director: The Inheritance (Young Vic/NT/West End), Skylight and The Audience (West End/ Broadway), Billy Elliot (Broadway/Australia/ Korea/U.S. tours), Let the Right One In (NTS/ Royal Court/West End/St. Ann’s), The Give and Take (STC/MTC). TV: “The Crown” seasons one and two.
JORDAN THALER, CSA and HEIDI GRIFFITHS, CSA
Collaborators for three decades at The Public Theater, casting more than 300 productions Off-Broadway and at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Broadway: The Iceman Cometh; Sweat; Shuffle Along; Eclipsed; Lucky Guy; Chinglish; The Motherf**ker With the Hat; The Merchant of Venice; Hair; Passing Strange; Caroline, or Change; Take Me Out; Topdog/Underdog; The Wild Party; On the Town; Noise/Funk; The Tempest. U.K.: The Inheritance. Film: Lady Bird, Passing Strange.
Broadway: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (Tony for Best Musical), Anastasia. London: The Inheritance (Young Vic/West End.) Off-Broadway/regional: The Body of an American (Primary Stages); Matthew Lopez’s Somewhere and Reverberation, Make Believe, The Flamingo Kid (Hartford Stage); Pioneer; Court; La Jolla Playhouse; Jeune Lune; About Face; Steppenwolf. Associate artistic director at Hartford Stage.
Polk & Co
Hudson Theatrical Associates
More than 100 Broadway productions and tours. Recent: Jagged Little Pill, David Byrne’s American Utopia, The Sound Inside, The Great Society, Freestyle Love Supreme, Derren Brown: Secret, Hadestown, Oklahoma!, Ain’t Too Proud, Hamilton, Aladdin. HTA is a member of Neil A. Mazzella’s Hudson family, including Hudson Scenic Studio. Joining Neil on the HTA team are Frank Swann, Josh Bell and Irene Wang.
Production Stage Manager
Broadway: The Ferryman, Six Degrees of Separation, The Cherry Orchard, Blackbird, The Gin Game, The Audience, The Realistic Joneses, Betrayal, Picnic, Death of a Salesman, Jerusalem, God of Carnage, November, The Odd Couple, Glengarry Glen Ross, Reckless, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, True West, Smokey Joe’s Café, Art.
Broadway: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Impressionism, The Country Girl, The Seafarer, Spamalot, Wonderful Town, Def Poetry Jam. National tours: Mary Poppins, A Chorus Line, Chicago, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables. Former U.S. diplomat
US General Management
Productions include The Sound Inside, The Great Society, Hadestown, Oklahoma!, Anastasia, American Son, Torch Song, Fiddler on the Roof, You Can’t Take It With You, All the Way, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Porgy and Bess, August: Osage County. Upcoming: Jagged Little Pill. www.rcitheatricals.com
Prior to embarking on a career in the theatre, Tony and Olivier Award-winning producer Tom Kirdahy spent nearly 20 years providing free legal services to people with HIV/AIDS. As an outspoken leader and activist in the LGBTQ community, he developed projects dedicated to HIV-related legal services at Gay Men’s Health Crisis, Bronx AIDS Services and on Long Island, and served for many years as an executive board member of the NYC LGBT Center. He and his husband were on the front lines of the marriage equality movement, attending the Supreme Court hearings with Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan. He has been honored for his activism by SAGE, the NYC LGBT Center, New York University, Pride for Youth and the East End Gay Organization, among others. In 2019, Kirdahy received CTI’s Robert Whitehead Award for Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Theatre Producing.
SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS
Producer/UK General Management
Sonia Friedman Productions is an international production company responsible for some of the most successful theatre productions of recent years. Since 1990, Sonia Friedman OBE and SFP have developed, initiated and produced 160-plus new productions and won a combined 55 Oliviers, 30 Tonys and 2 BAFTAs. Recent West End and Broadway productions include The Book of Mormon (West End and U.K. and European tour), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, Mean Girls, Ink, Rosmersholm, The Jungle, All About Eve, Dreamgirls, Farinelli and the King, Travesties and 1984. Upcoming: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in San Francisco, Hamburg and Toronto, and the world premiere of Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt in London. soniafriedman.com
Select Broadway and West End: Hadestown (Tony Award); Once on This Island (Tony Award); Tina—The Tina Turner Musical; Moulin Rouge!; Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune; Anastasia; Dear Evan Hansen (Tony Award); Kinky Boots (Tony Award, Olivier Award); Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening (Tony nomination); The Visit (Tony nomination); Mothers and Sons (Tony nomination); Pretty Woman; The Jungle; The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?; Disaster!; It’s Only a Play. Off- Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors. Hunter is founder of the Broadway Strategic Return Fund, the first professionally managed, data-driven fund focused on the performing arts. Upcoming: Slava’s Snowshow.