CAST

 

Lori Singleton, Meg

Lori is an NYC-based actor and producer. She studied acting at Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles and has been a student of the Eric Morris system for several years.  Select favorite acting credits include- Jean-Claude van Itallie’s Sunset Freeway, Dolls (Helen), The Secret Story of Emily Dickenson (Susan), Richard Stockwell’s Killing Time (Jane) and A Piece of My Heart (Martha). She has appeared regionally at Music Theater of Wichita, at the Knightsbridge Theater and The Coronet Theater in Los Angeles and In New York at the Barrow Group Theater, Producers Club and Ionica Theater. She has also been part of the management and production team at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and most recently joined the finance team at HERE arts Center. Her short film ‘Through Grace and War’ received an award of merit in the Best shorts competition. www.lorisingleton.com

 

Marco Torre, Cameron

Marco is an actor based in New York City but originally from New Orleans. He moved to New York to study performance at NYU and then to the UK to get his Masters at the renowned Royal Central School of Speech & Drama. He has performed from London to Los Angeles and many places in between. A few favorite roles include: Creon in Antigone:Outtakes, Amyclas in The Broken Heart, and Henrik in A Little Night Music. London & New York credits:  The Bacchae, The Magic Flute, 110 In The Shade, Will Sing with the Ma-Yi Theatre Company, The Merry Widow, the world premiere of Odin: A Percussion Opera, the short film Tell Her This, his own original short film Been Loved, and many others. He has appeared in the award-winning web series My Super Overactive Imagination; Fuck, Marry, Kill; and as Philbert in The Misadventures of Philbert Thorpe. He resides in New York City. www.marcoanthonytorre.com

CREATIVE TEAM

Corey Pajka, Playwright

Corey Pajka’s written work has appeared regionally at Phoenix Stage Company in Connecticut, Stage Left Theater in Spokane, Washington, Exit 7 Players in Ludlow, Massachusetts, the University of Houston, and Weathervane Theatre in New Hampshire (book writer for children’s theater musical Animaloopidy, based on music and lyrics by T.O. Sterett).  New York credits include appearances at the 14th Street Y, the Kraine Theater, The Secret Theater in Long Island City, Brooklyn College, and Gallery Players in Brooklyn.  Long Distance Drunk was the winner of Distilled Theatre Company’s “Playoffs” event in 2013.  Plays Visible Cosmic Entities, Outer Space Beats Hollywood Every Time, and children’s theatre play The Queen of Cocoa Puffs and The Cap’n Crunch King have received publication.  Radio play May The Fourth Be With You, produced by Distilled Theatre Company, is available for free download on iTunes.  He lives in Brooklyn with his fiance, playwright D.L. Siegel and their Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Sancho Panza.  

Kristan Seemel, Director

Kristan has directed the world premieres of Mary-Kate Olsen is in Love by Mallery Avidon, The Electric Lighthouse by Ed Himes (both at The Flea), MUTT by Lava Alapai and The Vespiary by Matthew Zrebski.  Pacific Northwest regional premieres of Carlos Murillo’s Mimesophobia, Paula Vogel’sThe Long Christmas Ride Home and Mac Wellman's A Murder of Crows. Favorite recent revivals include The Threepenny OperaThe Duchess of Malfi and Gertrude Stein’s Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights (Portland Dramatic Critics Circle Award for Directing). Kristan has developed plays at Playwrights Horizons/Clubbed Thumb (SuperLab), Target Margin Theater and Portland Center Stage.  He is an alumnus of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and a Flea Theater Associate Artist. www.kristanseemel.com

Pei-Wen Huang-Shea, Set Designer

Pei-Wen Huang-Shea is a set and costume designer based in New York City. From Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Pei-Wen's works have been seen in New York since 2005. Pei-Wen is a Friars Club Scholarship and Frances Black Price in Drama Recipient. While her design career is her main focus, she is also the director of the 2012 FringeNYC FringeAL FRESCO and working on many other theater related positions. She was awarded the KCACTF Merit for Set Design for The Pearlfisher (U.S. Premiere). Recent works include Off-Broadway: Alice in Wonderland, Sleepy Hollow, Comfort Women - A New Musical, A Christmas Carol, and Cinderella. New York City: Casterbridge, The Party Play, The Cherry Orchard, A Bright Room Called Day (Jack Cunningham Scenery Design Award), Eurydice, The Violet Hours (Rebecca Cunningham Costume Design Award), and more. She received her MFA in Theatrical Design from Brooklyn College, CUNY. Pei-Wen is an adjunct faculty at Brooklyn College. www.peiwendesign.com