Tamar – Margo Seibert is so thankful to have been on this journey with Tamar for the last 3 years! She has developed new work at Playwrights Horizons, O’Neill Center, New Dramatists, and NAMT. Regional credits include: Goodman Theatre: Candide; Two River Theatre: In This House; Folger Theatre: Arcadia, Orestes- A Tragic Romp; Signature Theatre: The Boy Detective Fails, Gypsy (upcoming); Weston Playhouse: Next to Normal, Pregnancy Pact. TV: “Boardwalk Empire.” Upcoming: Margo will be making her Broadway debut as Adrian in ROCKY. Learn more…
Mama - Ako was a former member of the world-famous Takarazuka Theatre Company in Japan. Last three years she’s been with OSF where she created a role of Asaji in THRONE OF BLOOD that moved to BAM. Her main credits are: Theatre; Julius Caesar, Sayonara, Tea House of August Moon, M. Butterfly, Kokoro. Film: Snow Falling on Cedars, Twelve, No Reservation and upcoming I Origin. TV; 30 Rock, Mercy, Prisoner in Time (BBC). Love to Josh Dachs. A proud member of AEA.
Shelah - Jeremy has just returned from touring the UK with Dreamwork’s ‘Madagascar Live!’. Off-Broadway: Mute/Matt u/s in ‘The Fantasticks’ (Snapple Theatre), Alexander in ‘Preface’ (The York Theatre). LCT: Opened for Tony Bennett (Alice Tully Hall). He has worked regionally at The Gretna Theatre, The Media Theatre, Smoky Mountain Opry and the Miami Theatre Center. Jeremy loves developing new work and can’t wait to grow and change with this production. BFA from Penn State University. Learn more…
Judah – Broadway: Metamorphoses. NY credits include Melancholy Play (13P), February House (Public Theatre), Metamorphoses and The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (Second Stage), But I’m a Cheerleader (NYMF), Powerhouse (NY Fringe Festival). Regional: Hamlet (Yale Rep), Candide (Goodman, Shakespeare and Huntington Theatre), Ethan Frome (Lookingglass), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Hartford Stage) Abe Lincoln in Illinois (Intiman), King Lear (Cal Shakes), The Glass Menagerie, The Pillowman (Berkeley Rep), as well as work with Long Wharf, The O’Neill, Cincinnati Playhouse, CENTERSTAGE, Two River Theatre, McCarter, Seattle Rep, Mark Taper Forum, Chicago Shakespeare and Williamstown among others. TV/Film: All My Children, Third Watch, Law&Order. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and is married to playwright Laura Eason.
Onan – Recent credits: HAIR (International Tour), Mother Divine (NYMF ’13), Once Upon A Time In New Jersey (Surflight Theatre, dir. Cara Reichel). Many thanks to Prospect Theatre, Dan and Marisa and Joshua for a truly unique, inspiring and satisfying opportunity.
Vince B. Vincent
Er – Vince B. Vincent has performed in concerts and operas in the US, Europe and China. He performed the title role in Viktor Ullmann’s “Der Kaiser von Atlantis” with Opera Moderne and UCSD. He will revive the role in Vienna. Opera News stated, “Every muscle in his body and face seemed to be expressively, thoughtfully deployed in service to libretto and score.” Some other roles include Lelio in “Le Donne Curiose,” Ashmenton in “Trillium J,” Papageno in “Die Zauberflöte. He is a graduate of Yale University. Learn more…
River – Jen Anaya is so excited and honored to be joining this incredible team in bringing this amazing piece to life! She’s had the pleasure of premiering fantastic works in New York such as Zapata! The Musical (NYMF), Naked in Encino (MITF), and Temple of the Souls (MultiStages). She recently shot the controversial film Martin Bowsfield for 25/8Productions. Favorite shows include West Side Story (Maria) and Casa Blue: The Last Moments in The Life of Frida Kahlo (Frida). Amor y gratitud a mis Viejitos, Schluta, Mannet y Shermanaya.
Bardolf - Thrilled to be making his Prospect debut with this incredible piece! Favorites: On Your Toes (City Center Encores!), The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Caldwell Theatre), Yeoman of the Guard (NYGASP), In Transit, Dr. Zhivago (NYC readings), TV: House of Cards. Numerous national/international voice overs, bass voice in Meredith Monk’s “Songs of Ascension”. Upcoming: The Phantom of the Opera 25th anniversary tour. Montclair State Alum 2011. Thanks to Daniel, Marisa, DSM, and this stellar team! Learn more…
Shechinah - Margot Bassett has collaborated and/or performed with Meredith Monk, devynnemory/beastproductions, Daria Faïn, Katy Pyle, Magic Names vocal ensemble, & Cantori New York, among others, and has worked with Marisa Michelson for 4 years. Margot’s original work has been shown at The Tank and RoofTop Dance, and she will perform a new piece this fall at Movement Research at the Judson Church. Margot teaches body-based vocal workshops at Earthdance in Western Massachusetts. She received her MFA in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University, and has studied at the Juilliard School and the European American Musical Alliance in Paris.
River – Troy is ecstatic to return to Prospect Theater Company after performing in the reading of Tamar of the River earlier this year. NYC/Regional: Dreamgirls, Hairspray, Brigadoon. Otterbein: The Drowsy Chaperone, La Boheme (Schaunard), The Wild Party, Smokey Joe’s Café (Adrian/Ken), The Merry Wives of Windsor (opera), Game of Chance, Monkey See, Monkey Do (Pedrito). Graduate of Otterbein University. Love and gratitude to Marisa, Josh, Danny, this amazing cast and production team, and the Prospect Theater Company family. Telling this story has changed me in the best way.
River – Tamrin Goldberg, originally from Seattle, WA, received her BA in Dance and Philosophy from Barnard College. She previously appeared with Prospect Theater Company in the reading of The Rockae at (le) Poisson Rouge, and was most recently seen in Oklahoma with the Berkshire Theatre Group. Tamrin has performed dance works by Brian Brooks, Kyle Abraham, Dwight Rhoden, Larry Keigwin, Pascal Rekoert, Lane Gifford, and Sidra Bell, and is a certified yoga instructor.
River – Aaron is proud to make his Prospect Theater Company debut! NYC: Hello, Dolly!, Steinhardt Singers (Radio City/Yankee Stadium), Regional: Disney’s Mulan (Shang u/s), Anything Goes (Ching), The Secret Garden (Fakir), Chicago, Mame, Annie…Gun, Show Boat. NYU: City of Angels (Muñoz), Celebration (Potemkin), Sweet Smell of Success (Zanzibar Singer), Fiorello!. Recent graduate from NYU Steinhardt (BM). Thank you Marisa, Josh, Daniel, CAST and the Prospect Theater Team. Love to Family and Friends. @askomo / Learn more…
Mary Kate Morrissey
River – Most Recently: HAIR International Tour (Sheila). Previously: Fun Home (Sundance Theater Lab), JUNK: A Concert Reading (National Opera Center), Little Women(Syracuse Stage), Great American Trailer Park Musical and Forum (Theater Barn), Woodstock (Bristol Riverside Theater), Various NYU-GMTWP Thesis Readings, most recently Clouds Are Pillows for the Moon (Defoe/Sinutoke). She believes in truth, bliss, beauty, equal rights, and new musical theater.
Director – is the director of the Broadway revival of Godspell (2011). His recent projects include Anna Christie (Old Globe), God Of Carnage (Huntington Theater Company), …Samantha Brown (Goodspeed Musicals), Golden Boy (Juilliard), Annie (St. Louis Muny), Aritficial Fellow Traveler by Ethan Sandler (Williamstown Theater Festival, Black Dahlia Theater Open Door Theater), Clear (O’Neill National Music Theater Conference), True West (Williamstown Theater Festival), Miss Margarida’s Way (Bay Street Theater, with Julie Halston), A New Brain at the Toho Theater in Tokyo, The Unauthorized Autobiography Of Samantha Brown (Broadway Across America developmental production), Mary’s Wedding at the Two Rivers Theater, and many more. He is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Performance Studies.
Choreographer – Broadway: Picnic; Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. Off-Broadway: The Tempest (Public Works), The Cradle Will Rock (Encores! Off-Center), Venice (Public Lab), The Blue Flower (Second Stage, Lortel nomination for Outstanding Choreography), Lost in the Stars (Encores!). TV: “Late Show with David Letterman,” “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.” Video games: Dance on Broadway (Nintendo Wii, PlayStation Move). Opera: Roméo et Juliette (Salzburger Festspiele). Dance: 25 dances for the Brooklyn-based company The Chase Brock Experience.
Musical Director – Matt Aument is a New York-based orchestrator and music director focused on new musicals. Recent productions include Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Next to Normal (Adirondack Theatre Festival), Swiss Family Robinson (NYMF), and the 2013 24 Hour Musicals. Matt is a rehearsal pianist for The Book of Mormon on Broadway and enjoys frequent collaboration with composer Sam Willmott. He holds a BFA in Music Direction from Carnegie Mellon University.
Brett J. Banakis
Set Designer – Upcoming: What’s It All About? (NYTW, Co-Design with Christine Jones), As You Like It (Two Rivers), And Baby Makes Seven (New Ohio Theatre). Recent NYC: Titus Andronicus (Public Theater), Happy Birthday, Lovers, Children, and Three Men on a Horse (TACT);The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Waterwell), The Little Death: Vol. 1 (Ontological, Incubator Arts); A Disappearance in Two Parts, Dead Fish (HERE). Regional: Oklahoma!, The Lion in Winter, Edith, and A Class Act (Berkshire Theatre Festival), Bashir Lazhar (Barrington Stage). Associate design: Rigoletto (Met Opera), If/Then, Hands on a Hard Body, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,How to Succeed…, American Idiot, Ragtime, On a Clear Day… (Broadway). Awards: Robert L. B. Tobin Director-Designer Showcase of OPERA America; “Young Designer to Watch,” LiveDesign Magazine. Education: NYU and UCLA.
Candida K. Nichols
Costume Designer – Candida K. Nichols is a costume designer and photographer based in NYC. She has worked in theater, dance, opera, independent film and commercial events. Credits include Lincoln Center Theater/Institute, The Shakespeare Theater of NJ, NAATCO, Gotham Chamber Opera, On-Site Opera, Perseverance Theater, Future Cinema, Nerve Tank, Tuacahn and Dancecorés, among others. Candida is a resident artist with Theater Mitu, who produces work in the USA and the UAE. Mitu’s work focuses on research and training of world performance traditions. Awards include the Richard L. Hay Design Fellowship at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Roy Crane Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement. Learn more…
Lighting Designer – Recent NYC: Sleeping Rough (Page73), Rapture (The Play Company), Jesus Hopped the A Train (Atlantic Stage 2), Rio, Les Enfants De Paris, The Brain That Wouldn’t Die, Street Lights (NYMF), Eagar To Lose, Haute Mess, The Lapsburgh Layover, TRAVIS, Factory Girls (Ars Nova), Just Cause (Flea), Spidermusical (Mint), The Bikinis (QTIP), Accidentally Like a Martyr (The Wild Project), Veritas, Vote!, Perez Hilton Saves The Universe (NYC Fringe), The Wendy Complex (MITF), The Wendigo (Medicine Show), among others. Broadway Assistant: HAIR, Passing Strange, 39 Steps. Regional: Denver Center Theatre, Two River Theatre, Northern Stage, ReVision Theatre. Event Design: Microsoft, Porsche, Citibank, Financial Times, Monster, NYC Fashion Week, NYCLU, Broadway in South Africa, among others. Learn more…
Jeremy J. Lee
Sound Designer – International: Nilo Cruz’s Pais de Bicicleta (Bogota), Associate Designer – Bridge Project 2010 World Tour. Off-Broadway: Working & The Belle’s Stratagem (Prospect), The Ohmies, Adam Bock’s The Thugs, Alex Timbers’ Dance Dance Revolution, Song For New York (Mabou Mines). Regional: Theresa Rebeck’s Dead Accounts (Premiere, Cincinnati Playhouse); Matthew Lopez’s Somewhere (Premiere, Old Globe & TheatreWorks Palo Alto); West Side Story (5th Avenue Theatre). Jeremy teaches Sound Design at CCM in Cincinnati
Emily Paige Ballou
Stage Manager – Emily Paige Ballou has degrees in drama and biology from the University of Georgia, completed Juilliard’s Professional Intern Program in stage management in 2006, and is pleased to be working with Prospect again! Previously at PTC: With Glee, Nymph Errant. Other recent credits: Brontë: A Portrait of Charlotte (Alloy), Leave the Balcony Open (New Feet), Welcome: This is a Neighborhood Watch Community (Axial), From the Fire (Eugene Lang College). Special thanks to Taylor and Hannah!
Prospect Theater Company
Prospect Theater Company is one of America’s leading producers of new musical theater. Since 2000, the company has fully produced more than 20 premiere musicals in New York City, in addition to two new plays and numerous re-inventions of classic works. Year-round, Prospect s