Alan Altschuler*(BYKOV/HIS EXCELLENCY) was most recently seen in the BEDLAM Theater Company’s production of Bigfoot Stole My Wife, which he conceived, co-adapted and played the central character. Other favorite NYC theater roles include: Festen (Helge); Hamlet (Polonius); A Lie of the Mind (Baylor); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon); Rhinoceros (Botard); Ghosts (Pastor Manders); Macbeth (Duncan); and The Crazy Lady of Chaillot (The President). Film roles include: Worry Dolls; Performance; Off Hour; Early Release; and Seesaw. TV appearances on Law & Order: SVU and The Onion News Network. Alan is a proud member of Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA. Check out his website at; www.alanaltschuler.com
Elizabeth Bonsey-Bove* (LAND LADY) made her professional acting debut was in Witness for the Prosecution, receiving a Best Actress Nomination for Florida’s Carbonnell Award. She has performed on stage and in film in US, UK and toured Germany, Switzerland and Austria in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, playing Martha. Documentary narration: The Afghan Solution, now out on DVD. See www.elizabethbove.com and imdb.com for film credits.
Margaret Catov*(FEDORA) recent credits include Mrs. Antrobus in The Skin Of Our Teeth, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, West Virginia; Grace in The Brightness of Heaven, VH Theatrical Development Foundation, NYC. Other New York credits include the Mother in Tennessee Williams’ At Liberty, produced by Girl In Red Productions, and several seasons with the Hudson Warehouse, where she has played Paulina in Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, as well as Queen Margaret in Richard III.
Eric Doss* (MAKAR)
Eric is thrilled and grateful for the opportunity to explore this play with such a brave group of artists! Often found ‘shaking’ up Shakespeare with the Frog and Peach Theatre – Recent favorite roles include Saturninus in Titus Andronicus, King John in King John, Angelo – Measure for Measure, and Bottom in Midsummer Night’s Dream,also with Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company (cofounder/ former managing director) Love Song (Beane), The Libertine (Alcock, Charles II,Ensem), and The Pink Bedroom and The Municipal Abattoir, REGIONALLY: Bridge Rep of Boston (The Libertine). Elsewhere- Houston Shakespeare Festival (5 seasons), Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre, Stages Rep, Theatre Lab, HGO (w’Basil Twist), Ensemble Theatre, Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre, NMRep, and Teatro Hispanidad among others. Eric hails from Santa Fe, New Mexico and has also worked as a Director, Multimedia/Video Artist and Puppeteer .
Jennifer Stepanyk (VARVARA) is a NYC-based actor trained at the Moscow Art Theater School, Barnard College and with SITI Company. Favorite roles include Nina, Titania and Vanessa the Vegan Murderess. Thanks to the wonderful cast and crew! www.jenniferstepanyk.com
Jarrod Zayas (OFFICER/CLERK) hails from Alabama, where he graduated from the University of Montevallo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater. Jarrod is a proud member of the Godlight Theatre Company, where he recently appeared as Bobby in the world premiere of James Dickey’s Deliverance. Other recent theater credits include Rabbit in the North American premiere of Donn Pearce’s Cool Hand Luke, Martini in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Doopy in The Pilo Family Circus, Harold in Cutting, and Debater #2 in the New York Neo-Futurists Apocalypse Neo. Jarrod would like to thank Irene for this opportunity, his friends at Video Mass (videomass.tv) for their inspiration, and his 11th grade English teacher, Ms. Wingate, for turning him on to Dostoyevsky in the first place.
Actors indicated with an asterisk are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.