BRIAN LEE HUYNH (Kemp/Eiji) makes his TheatreSquared debut with Fault. On Broadway, he appeared as Captain Stewart in the original cast of War Horse (Lincoln Center Theatre). Off-Broadway credits include Claudio/Elbow in Measure for Measure (Epic Theatre Ensemble). Regional credits include new plays with The Debate Society/NYSAF, People’s Light and Theatre and Capital Repertory Company. Last year he made his network debut on “Elementary” (CBS.) He holds a BFA and MFA from Ithaca College and USD/Old Globe, respectively.
REBECCA HIROTA (Molly/Moto) makes her TheatreSquared debut with Fault. Selected New York credits include Romeo & Juliet (Classic Stage Company), Artaud/Artaud (Signature), The Tower (HERE Arts Center) & MotherBoard (AntiMatter Collective). Selected regional and international credits include The Most Deserving (Denver Center), Caviar on Credit (The Guthrie), 36 Vews (The Huntington & Quantum Theatre) & Miss Saigon (Forestburgh Playhouse). Television credits include “Elementary”, “Gossip Girl”, “Unforgettable”, and “Law & Order”. She holds an MFA from Columbia University.
RYAN GEORGE (Gabe) makes his TheatreSquared debut with Fault. His NYC credits include the titular role in Othello (Alchemical Theatre Laboratory) and Jeb in Rush (Paradise Factory Theatre). Regional credits include Oshoosi Size in The Brothers Size (GableStage), Caliban in The Tempest (Hippodrome Theatre), and Spike in Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike (Florida Repertory Theatre). He holds a BFA.in Acting from the University of Florida.
Seth Andrew Bridges
Amy Herzberg, Director
AMY HERZBERG (Associate Artistic Director) is a co-founder of TheatreSquared (T2) and is a Distinguished Professor directing the MFA/BA acting programs at the University of Arkansas. Acting credits include work at La Jolla Playhouse, George Street Playhouse, Valle Christi International Theatre Festival (Italy), and San Diego Repertory Theatre, where she was in the resident company for four years. Recent performances in new plays include the Blank Theatre (Los Angeles), New Harmony Project (Indiana), New York Theatre Workshop, Theatre J (Washington DC), Cambridge University, and English Theatre Berlin (Germany). For TheatreSquared, she has directed Great Expectations, One Man, Two Guvnors, Amadeus, Good People, Bad Dates, The Last Five Years, Moonlight and Magnolias and Next to Normal. She appeared in T2’s world premiere of My Father’s War, a play about her father’s experiences in WWII, and in numerous roles for the Arkansas New Play Festival. She has directed over 30 productions for the U of A, including most recently Assassins. She has received numerous honors for her work, including the Kennedy Center’s ACTF National Acting Teacher Fellowship (2003), U of A's Charles and Nadine Baum Teaching Award (2005), Fulbright College Master Teacher Award (2013), and, along with her husband, the Governor's Arts Award (2013). Her former students regularly perform on and off Broadway, in major regional theatres, and in film and television. She holds an MFA in Acting from Cal Arts, with additional training from American Conservatory Theatre and the Actors Center in New York.
(Bruce) returns to TheatreSquared, where he was last seen as Dan in Next to Normal. On Broadway, he understudied and performed the roles of Beast and Gaston in Disney’s Beauty and The Beast, and starred as Sam Carmichael in the Las Vegas company of Mamma Mia! Additional credits include The World Goes Round (Pittsburgh Public), Children of Eden (Ford’s Theatre), We Will Rock You (Las Vegas), Idaho! The Musical (NYMF), Mame (North Shore), and The Scarlet Pimpernel (Sacramento Music Circus). An Arkansas native, he holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Arkansas and an MFA in acting from the University of Arizona.
(Helen Bechdel) returns to TheatreSquared, after appearing as Diana in Next to Normal. On Broadway, she appeared as Christine Daee in The Phantom of The Opera and Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof. National tours include Christine in The Phantom of The Opera and Rita in 100 Years of Broadway. Off-Broadway credits include Lady Edith in The Prince and the Pauper (Lambs Theatre), Ethel Chichester in Peg O' My Heart (Irish Repertory Theater), Diva in Plesir D'Amor (59E59), and Katrrin Binder in Flirtation (Marvel Repertory). Chicago credits include Johanna in Sweeney Todd and Laurey in Oklahama (Marriot's Lincolnshire). She recently appeared as Ethel McCormick in Footloose (Fulton Theatre). She holds a BA in opera from Simpson College and an MM from Northwestern University.
Autumn Rae Shannon
(Small Alison) makes her TheatreSquared debut. Regional credits include playing Molly in Annie. Television credits include her role as Lauren in The Lauren Cooper Story on World's Astonishing News. She has appeared in several films, and recently played David Arquette's daughter, Daisy, in Tortoise. In addition to acting and singing, she is a songwriter. She is currently writing her second album of original music, to be released in 2018. Her future aspirations include touring to perform her own concerts, a Disney show, and Broadway.
(Alison) makes her TheatreSquared debut. Off-Broadway: Laurie Partridge in The Bardy Bunch (Theatre at St. Clements), The Music Man (with Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana, at the Transport Group), Kate in Urban Momfare (SoHo Playhouse), Mexican Hayride (Musicals Tonight). Regional credits include the world premieres of Wendy MacLeod's Drop a Dime and Lauren Yee's The Carousel of Progress, both at the Queens Theatre. She was a featured storyteller on NPR's The Moth and The Moth GrandSlam. She holds a Bachelor of Music in classical vocal performance from the Manhattan School of Music.
(Joan) makes her TheatreSquared debut. Most recently seen in New York as Lily Livingston in the Metropolitan Playhouse production of On Striver's Row, she also played Lisa in the Mamma Mia! National Tour. Other credits include Joanne Jefferson in RENT, Susannah in Tintypes, Cassandra in Vanya and Sonya... and Lorraine in All Shook Up. This fall she can be seen as Kali in the hit web series Situationships (Season 2) on Blavity. A native of Oakland, California, she trained in New York City at the CAP21 Professional Musical Theatre Program.
Halley Electra Mayo
(Medium Alison) was previously seen at TheatreSquared in Sundown Town and and the Arkansas New Play Festival (Sundown Town, Fall of the House 2010, Little War in Little Rock 2016, TransAtlantic 2017). Regional credits include Arkansas Shakespeare, Great Plains Theatre and Sierra Repertory. She appeared in the National Tour of A Christmas Carol. She holds a BA in theatre arts and dance from Hendrix College, studied musical theatre at NYU's CAP21, and is a second year MFA acting candidate at the University of Arkansas.
(Roy/Mark/Pete/Bobby) makes his TheatreSquared debut. Off-Broadway credits include The Christians (Playwrights Horizons), and Pillars of New York (St. Luke’s). National Tour credits include Norman Petty/ Buddy Holly Understudy in BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story. Regional credits include Boland in Dogfight, Demetrius/Tytania in Midsummer, and Eugene in Brighton Beach Memoirs. He is an alum of NYU Tisch New Studio on Broadway.
(Christian) makes his TheatreSquared and professional debut. He has performed at Arts Live Theatre (The Boxcar Children), attended the TheatreSquared Summer Drama Academy and New School Musical Theatre Camp, and sung with the University of Arkansas Children’s Choir. He is studying jazz trumpet and is an avid reader and writer. He is a sixth grader at Owl Creek Middle School and alum of Washington Elementary.
(John) makes his TheatreSquared and professional debut. He has acted at Arts Live Theatre (The Boxcar Children) and in the TheatreSquared Summer Drama Academy. Along with his brother, Alexander, he has sung with the University of Arkansas Children’s Choir. He studies banjo with Clarke Buehling and is learning Mandarin Chinese. He is a fifth grader at Owl Creek and a recent alum of Washington Elementary.
Reginald L. Douglas (Director)
Reginald L. Douglas (Director) is the Artistic Producer of City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh, a leading center for the development and production of bold new plays. At City, Reginald curates, line-produces, and directs in the theater’s six-show season and annual Momentum Festival of New Plays; oversees casting operations and artistic initiatives; and builds community and artistic partnerships both locally and nationally. In addition to his career at City, he directs extensively throughout the country, having worked at venues including the Eugene O’Neill Center’s National Playwrights Conference and National Music Theatre Conferences, Theater Works Hartford, Theatre Squared, Playwrights Center, McCarter, Luna Stage, Harlem Stage, Wild Project, Signature Center, Drama League, Rattlestick, and many others. He has developed and directed plays by many acclaimed writers including Dominique Morisseau, Colman Domingo, Nikkole Salter, Zakiyyah Alexander & Imani Uzuri, Josh Wilder, Harrison David Rivers, Korde Arrington Tuttle, Amy Evans, Craig “muMs” Grant, Laura Brienza, Angelica Chéri, James MacLindon, Natalia Naman, Bil Wright, Kevin R. Free, Drew Larimore, and several others. Reginald has received fellowships from New York Theatre Workshop and the Lark; was a member of the Actors Studio’s Playwrights and Directors Unit; has assistant directed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regionally; and has served on the selection committees for several local and national fellowships and grants panels. He has lectured in directing at the National Theatre Institute and Point Park University, where he directed a lauded production of Charles Mee’s Big Love last season. Named “One of Top 10 People to Meet” by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Reginald has been profiled by Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Pittsburgh Today Live, The Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show, Soul Pitt Quarterly,and Stage Buddy.His directorial work has been hailed by The New York Times, Village Voice, Talkin' Broadway, The Star Ledger,and other leading publications. Reginald is a proud graduate of Georgetown University and member of SDC. Upcoming work includes the world premiere productions of Cori Thomas’ Citizens Market (City Theatre) and Ashman and Menken’s Little Shop of Horrors (University of Pittsburgh). www.reginalddouglas.com
Amy Evans (Playwright)
Amy Evans (Playwright) is a writer and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. Her play The Champion, inspired by the life of the legendary Nina Simone, was featured in the 2016 Arkansas New Play Festival and is slated to premiere at TheatreSquared in October 2017. Her plays include Achidi J’s Final Hours(Finborough Theatre), Many Men’s Wife (Tricycle Theatre), The Next Question (HB Playwrights Foundation), The Big Nickel (Soho Theatre), and The Most Unsatisfied Town (English Theatre Berlin International Performing Arts Center). Amy has given workshops Humboldt University and the Institute of Cultural Inquiry Kulturlabor in Berlin, and is an alumna of Hedgebrook Women Writers’ Residency, BRICLab Performing Arts Residency, 651 Arts’ Artist Development Program, and Interstate 73 Playwrights’ Group. She holds an MA in Theatre Arts from Goldsmiths College, University of London.
Joy Jones (Nina Simone) returns to TheatreSquared, where she previously appeared in the 2016 Arkansas New Play Festival workshop of The Champion. New York credits include Zaide (Lincoln Center Festival), a previous workshop of The Champion (BRIC Media Arts, and workshops at the Public Theater, Playwrights Horizons and the Culture Project. She appeared internationally with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Tantalus. National credits include Romeo & Juliet, The Tempest (Arkansas Repertory); Mary T & Lizzy K (Arena Stage), Fences (Everyman Theatre); Cloud Nine; Belleville; Invisible Man (Studio Theatre), Invisible Man (Huntington Theatre), Ruined, Tantalus (Denver Center), Young Lady from Rwanda, Pericles, Nicholas Nickleby,Well,and Pride & Prejudice (PlayMakers Repertory). TV/Film credits include Tantalus: Behind the Mask, The Shakespeare Sessions, Homicide, The Broken Continent and Confidential Informant. She holds an MFA from the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill.
Jeff Church, Director
JEFF CHURCH (Director) Producing Artistic Director of The Coterie Theatre in Kansas City, which, during his tenure, was named in the top five children’s theatres in the US by Time Magazine. At Woolly Mammoth in Washington, DC, he directed The Rocky Horror Show, which ran for 9 months, and worked with composer Al Carmines on a revival of Wanted. For the Kansas City Repertory, he helmed The Drawer Boy, and for Seattle Children’s Theatre, Seussical and The Wrestling Season (which also played the Kennedy Center, where he has directed numerous productions), as well as Quentos at the Denver Center. For the Unicorn Theatre in Kansas City, he has directed 10 productions, including Love! Valour! Compassion!, bare, The Judas Kiss, Next Fall, Laramie Project, Sister Mary Ignatius, and others. His Coterie highlights have included producing the Coterie’s Great Books/Banned Books season, which included a US premiere of The Lord of the Flies. His work with playwright Laurie Brooks led to The Wrestling Season. He created the Coterie’s Lab for New Family Musicals, where the version of Seussical he developed with the Broadway composers is now the most performed musical in educational theatre in the US. Recently, he transferred The Coterie’s Lucky Duck with its Kansas City cast to the New Victory Theatre in New York. He has been an NEA site reporter and a board officer of both Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and TYA/UYA. For the past 13 years, he has taught graduate level Text Analysis for UMKC Theatre. He was inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Theatre in 2006.
SHANA GOLD (Director) returns to T2, previously directing Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, Gina Gionfriddo's Rapture Blister Burn, Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty, Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles, David Auburn's Proof and Glen Berger's Underneath The Lintel, as well as Lee Blessing's Uncle at the Arkansas New Play Festival. Her Off-Broadway and world premiere credits include Lameece Isaaq's Food and Fadwa (New York Theatre Workshop/Noor Theatre); Lynn Rosen's Goldor & Mythyka: A Hero is Born (New Georges); Stanton Wood's Polaris (Urban Stages); and Leila Buck's In the Crossing (The Culture Project, Women Center Stage). Her regional credits include Leila Buck's Hkeelee(Talk to me) (Arena Stage); Nathalie Handal's The Storyteller (The Kennedy Center); Lisa D'Amour's Detroit (TheatreWorks); John Walch's Transatlantic (Alabama Shakespeare Festival's Southern Writers Project); Jeff Talbot's A Public Education, Robert Zellers' Mr. Wheeler's (Pioneer Theatre – Play by Play Festival); and Ismail Khalidi's Football (NYU – Abu Dhabi). Circumference of a Squirrel received the Austin Critics Table Award for Best New Play, Best Director, and the Austin Chronicle's Top Ten List. In Fayetteville, she also recently directed Charlotte's Web (Trike Theatre/Walton Arts Center); Oscar Wilde Shorts (Opera Fayetteville); and Spring Awakening (University of Arkansas). Shana has also developed/directed new work at Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, New Dramatists, The Lark, The Public Theatre, MCC, NYTW, and Silk Road Theatre in Chicago. She received her MFA and the Buchwald Fellowship in Directing from Brooklyn College and has taught and directed for the Lincoln Center Theatre's education program, Juilliard, Dartmouth, NYU-Tisch, and Playwrights Horizons Theatre School. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, Society of Directors and Choreographers, and is a New Georges Affiliated Artist.
Kholoud Sawaf, director
Kholoud Sawaf (Director) Kholoud Sawaf is artist-in-residence at TheatreSquared, where she has assistant directed numerous productions over the course of four seasons. She is a recipient of the 2017 Classical Directing Fellowship from the Drama League in New York. Most recently, she assistant directed Vietgone at the Manhattan Theatre Club (Jonathan Alper Directing Fellow) and at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, both under the direction of May Adrales; was a Lab Company Fellow at Hangar Theatre; and collaborated on four productions with Shakespeare & Co. in Massachusetts and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival in New York . She was instrumental in TheatreSquared’s three-year $250,000 grant award from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, and is developing an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet with T2 that will be set in contemporary Damascus. Born and raised in Damascus, Syria, she worked with the Al Qabbani and Al-Hamra theatres at an early age and attended the Performing Arts Program at American University in Sharjah, where she also collaborated with Skyline Theatre. She is a member of the Nihna Cultural Group in Damascus and holds an MFA in Directing from University of Arkansas.
Mark Shanahan (Director) returns to T2, where he has directed Peter and the Starcatcher, Around the World in 80 Days, and The Quest for Don Quixote, and adapted The Dingdong. His directing work has been seen at The Alley Theatre, The Westport Country Playhouse, The Fulton Opera House, Merrimack Rep, Florida Rep, The Cape Playhouse, The Weston Playhouse, George Street Playhouse, Penguin Rep, The Hangar Theatre, and many more. As an actor, he has performed On and Off Broadway (The 39 Steps, Tryst, Checkers) and at numerous regional theaters including the Kennedy Center, The Denver Center, The Alley, Hartford Theatreworks, The Westport Country Playhouse and others. His play, The Dingdong, was workshopped at the 2015 Arkansas New Play Festival at T2 and opened Off-Broadway at The Pearl Theatre in New York City in spring 2016, before returning to T2 for a full production in 2017. He is a graduate of Brown University and holds an MA from Fordham University, where he also teaches.
MISCHA HUTCHINGS (Sally Applewhite) makes her TheatreSquared debut. She recently appeared as Mary in Detroit (Catastrophic Theatre); Alice in Lidless, Stacey in Spaghetti Code (Horse Head Theatre); Elizabeth Keel’s Rainbowlands (14 Pews); Margaret in Leading Ladies (Texas Repertory Theatre); Karen in Speed the Plow (Country Playhouse); Mary in It's a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play (Unity Theatre); Catherine in Elizabeth Keel's Notions of Right and Wrong (Mildred's Umbrella); Amanda in The Glass Menagerie, Hannah in Angels in America: Part I, and Hannah in Angels in America: Part 2 (University of Arkansas Theatre). Other favorite roles include: Catherine in Proof, Carol in Oleanna and Sylvia in Sylvia. She also performed for three years as a company member at Main Street Youth Theater. She holds her BA from the University of St. Thomas and is a company member of Horse Head Theatre. She is a second-year MFA acting candidate at the University of Arkansas.
L.ROI HAWKINS (Harry "Jazzbo" Heywood, et al) makes his TheatreSquared debut. New York credits include Thurgood Marshall in The Color of Justice and Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet for TheatreWorksUSA, both national tours. Regional credits include Sgt. Waters in A Soldier's Play and Flip in Stick Fly (The Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City); Sylvester in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (The Missouri Repertory Theatre), and various roles for Theatre For Young America. Television credits include Featured Voice in national commercials for Ethan Allen and Denny's. He studied business and theatre at the University of Kansas.
BETSY JILKA (Lana Sherwood, et al) returns to TheatreSquared, where previous credits include Mother in Lily's Purple Plastic Purse and Izzy in Rabbit Hole. Regional theatre credits include Martha Cratchit and Mrs. Dilber in A Christmas Carol (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey); Ruth in Dessa Rose (Fourth Wall Theatre); Janet in Rocky Horror Picture Show (Tulsa Project Theatre); Karen in August: Osage County; Amanda in A Feminine Ending (Denton, Texas). Off-Broadway credits include Christmas Rappings (Judson Theatre) and various roles in Spare Change Theatre productions (Brooklyn, NY) where she was an ensemble member. Her favorite roles include Maria in The Sound of Music and Cathy in The Last Five Years. She holds an MFA in acting from the University of Arkansas.
CHRISTOPHER TENNISON (Vince Hines, et al) returns to TheatreSquared, where he previously appeared in Comet Town at the 2017 Arkansas New Play Festival and understudied for All The Way and Peter and The Starcatcher. Regional credits includes Last Gas (Shadowland Stages); Night and Her Stars (Town Center Theatre); Somebody's Sons, Beyond The Fringe (Main Street Theater); Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet (Phoenix Theater); If You Take a Mouse to The Movies, The Outsiders, The Diary of Anne Frank (Main Street Theater for Youth); and Oleanna (The Fan Factory.) He was the founding artistic director of Town Center Theatre in The Woodlands, Texas. He holds a BA from the University of St. Thomas, and is a third-year MFA candidate at the University of Arkansas, where he has performed as Roy Cohn in Angels in America Parts I and II, and as Sam Byck in Assassins.
BILL ROGERS (Freddie Filmore, et al) returns to TheatreSquared, where he previously appeared in Detroit, All The Way, Amadeus, The Quest for Don Quixote, Superior Donuts, Sons of the Prophet, and Sundown Town. University of Arkansas Theatre credits include Eurydice, Twelfth Night, The Foreigner, Kin, Time Stands Still, Translations and She Stoops To Conquer. Regional credits include Krapp’s Last Tape (Block St. Theatre); Nice Work If You Can Get It (Tent Theatre); Unnecessary Farce (Tent Theatre); The Jefferson Bottles (Block St. Theatre); the Dupont series, Radio Dazed: Dracula vs. Old Man Winter (Ceramic Cow Productions); Alley 38 (Artist’s Laboratory Theatre); and other productions. Film credits include Parker’s Anchor, Your Local News, Neapolitan and Gordon Family Tree. He received his MFA in acting from the University of Arkansas.
JUSTIN WALKER (Jake Laurents) returns to TheatreSquared. Previous T2 credits include Venticello 1 in Amadeus, Bobby in Look Away, Alan in One Man, Two Guvnors, Romeo in T2's co-production of Romeo and Juliet in Concert with the Southwest Arkansas Symphony, and the Arkansas New Play Festival. Recent credits include Griffin in the world premiere of Tectonic Theatre Project's The Temple Bombing at the Alliance Theatre, Macbeth at Serenbe Playhouse, and David in The Foreigner at Hangar Theatre. He holds an MFA in acting from the University of Arkansas.
RICHARD HOLDEN(Erik Blake) returns to Fayetteville and TheatreSquared, having previously appeared as J. Edgar Hoover in All The Way (2016), Joseph in Tigers Be Still (2012), and the 2010 Arkansas New Play Festival. Among his many credits are, Glengarry Glen Ross (Broadway Company-National Tour); Jack Kerouac in Beatific Poets, Bix in Hoagy, Bix, and Bunkhaus, A Tale Told/Talley And Son (Marc Taper Forum); Down an Alley Filled with Cats, Joined At The Head (Pasadena Playhouse); U.S.A. (Actors Theatre Los Angeles); Shakespeare Laughs (Cincinnati Playhouse); Dr. Larch in Cider House Rules, Charles Bukowski in Love, Bukowski (California Repertory Company); and many more. He has appeared in dozens of films and television shows, including 12 Years A Slave, 99 Homes, The Grifters, Get Hard, This is the End, Keanu!, ZOO, Underground, American Horror Story, 24, Heart, Baby, the soon to be released The Domestics, and many more. He holds an MFA from California State University Long Beach and is an associate professor/head of performance at the LSU School of Theatre in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
LAURIE LARSON(Deirdre Blake) makes her TheatreSquared debut. She most recently appeared in The Taming of the Shrew with Chicago Shakespeare Theater after starring this past spring in the world premiere of Dance for Beginners at Piven Theatre Workshop in Evanston, Illinois. Regionally, she has performed in Riding the Dolphin at the Zephyr Theatre in Los Angeles and Shear Madness at the former American Heartland Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. Other favorite roles in her adopted hometown of Chicago include Tranquillity Woods (Steppenwolf Theatre); And Neither Have I Wings to Fly (Fox Theatricals); Pygmalion (Remy Bumppo Theatre Company); The New Electric Ballroom (A Red Orchid Theatre); Through the Leaves; (the side project); A Lie of the Mind (Strawdog Theatre); The Wedding (TUTA Ensemble) and The Front Page (TimeLine Theatre). Film credits include Stranger Than Fiction and The Express. TV credits include Chicago Justice, Chicago P.D. and the pilot of TNT’s Leverage.
MOLLY MCADOO(Aimee Blake) makes her TheatreSquared debut. A New York based actor, she has worked at several Off-Broadway theaters and regional theaters across the country. Off-Broadway credits include the title role in Cowboy Bob (Ars Nova); Spill (Ensemble Studio Theatre); Kansas City Choir Boy (HERE Arts Center, and regionally at Oberon at A.R.T., The Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami); Stop the Virgens (St. Ann's Warehouse and internationally at the Sydney Opera House); This Clement World (St. Ann's Warehouse); as well as workshops and readings at the Atlantic Theatre Company, New York Theatre Workshop, and Classic Stage Company to name a few. Regional credits include June Carter Cash in Ring of Fire (Endstation Theatre); Babe in Crimes of the Heart (Flatrock Playhouse); and developing the musical Mrs. Hughes at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Internationally, she has performed in Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage (The Adelaide Festival, Australia) and Party in the USA (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). She holds a BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU where she trained at Cap21, The International Theatre Workshop in Amsterdam and the Experimental Theatre Wing.
KATHERINE FORBES(Fiona "Momo" Blake) returns to TheatreSquared, where previous credits include Johanna/Olive in Transatlantic at the Arkansas New Play Festival. Regional credits include Roberta Fulbright in Living History and Paula Ride (Artists Laboratory Theater); Phunbags Improv (Ceramic Cow Productions); Merteuil in Les Liaisons Dangerous (Fine Arts Network); multiple characters in String of Pearls (Isis Theatre Company); Crime Pays (Mystery Cafe-San Diego); Kathy in Parallel Lives; Countess d'Lage in The Women and various other roles for Broadway and The AVO Theaters. She is a founding member of Old Town Temecula Theater OTTT. Her film credits include Door In The Woods, Ridgerunners, and Valley Inn. Other feature/short film/commercial credits include the comedy series Our Father Knows Best and A Sort of Normal Holiday. She also participated in theatrical and film studies in Los Angeles and San Diego, California, including, The Groundlings, Robert Wald Actors Studio, Francis Gercke at New Village Arts Terry Ross, Sarah Altman, Mike McCaffery and Tepper Gallegos.
DEVEN KOLLURI(Richard Saad) makes his TheatreSquared debut. Off-Broadway, he recently appeared as Unknown Man in The Boy Who Danced on Air (Abingdon Theatre Co). His regional credits include Jekyll and Hyde (John Engeman Theatre); Aida (Music Theatre of Wichita); and numerous readings and workshops with New York Theatre Barn, Geva Theatre, and Out of the Box Theatrics. He is a graduate of Oklahoma City University.
Halley Electra Mayo
Halley Electra Mayo(Brigid Blake) returns to TheatreSquared, where previous credits include Fun Home, Sundown Town, and the Arkansas New Play Festival (Sundown Town, Fall of the House 2010, Little War in Little Rock 2016, TransAtlantic 2017). Regional credits include Arkansas Shakespeare, Great Plains Theatre, and Sierra Repertory. She appeared in the national tour of A Christmas Carol. She holds a B.A. in theatre arts and dance from Hendrix College, studied musical theatre at NYU's CAP21, and is a second-year M.F.A. acting candidate at the University of Arkansas.
Cory Censoprano (Playwright & Other Roles) makes his TheatreSquared debut. His previous credits include FOB (The Drama League); Dog Sees God (The Heights Players); One Night (Equalogy); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Los Altos Stage Co.); Little Brother (Custom Made Theatre Co.); 2012: The Musical! (Tony Award Winner: San Francisco Mime Troupe), and more. Television credits include a 2017 appearance on CBS’ Blue Bloods. He received his B.A. in theatre at San Jose State University and graduated from the Tom Todoroff Conservatory in NYC.
Rebecca Hirota (Tong) returns to TheatreSquared after appearing as Molly/Moto in Fault. She most recently created/appeared in Bullet Catchers at the Judson Memorial Church. Some of her credits include Vietgone (Manhattan Theatre Company); Artaud/Artaud (Signature Theatre-Pershing Square); Romeo and Juliet (Classic Stage Company); Jane Eyre (Cincinnati Playhouse/Milwaukee Repertory Theatre); The Most Deserving (The Denver Center); Caviar on Credit (The Guthrie); and 36 Views (The Huntington/Quantum Theatre). Television credits include Elementary, Gossip Girl, Unforgettable, Eden, and Law & Order. She holds an M.F.A. in acting from Columbia University.
Edward Hong (Nhan/Khue) makes his TheatreSquared debut with Vietgone. His theatre credits include Tom/Marshall in the world premiere of Church & State (Skylight Theatre Company; Ovation nominated) and David in The Why (The Blank Theatre). Selected film credit highlights include Please Stand By (Magnolia Pictures; starring Dakota Fanning and Toni Collette), Lost Dogs (2017 Best Drama winner at NBCU Short Film Festival), and Hot Air (starring Jere Burns and Matthew Gray Gubler). His television credits include a recurring role on Devious Maids (Lifetime), and appearances on Kevin (Probably) Saves The World (ABC), New Girl (FOX), Lopez (FX), General Hospital (ABC), Angie Tribeca (TBS), and many more. He holds a B.A. in theatre and Asian-American studies from the College of William & Mary and is currently studying at the Beverly Hills Playhouse.
David Huynh (Quang) makes his TheatreSquared debut. Off-Broadway, he recently appeared as Kenji in No-No Boy (Pan Asian Repertory). His credits include Quang in Vietgone (Ivey Award for Best Acting Ensemble-Mixed Blood Theatre Company); Prince Hal in Henry IV part 1, Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing (Houston Shakespeare Festival); Posthumus in Cymbeline (New Orleans Shakespeare Festival); Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, the title role in Hamlet (Oregon Shakespeare Festival - tour); and Trofimov in a workshop production of The Cherry Orchard (Moscow Art Theatre). He is also part of the Journeyman Company of Titan Theatre Company in New York. Huynh holds an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Houston Professional Actor Training Program.
Jolene Kim (Huong) makes her TheatreSquared debut. Her theatre credits include KAIDAN (Rogue Artists Group - Immersive Theatre); Hothouse Reading Series (Pasadena Playhouse); Stupid F**king Bird (Boston Court Theatre); Ohmland Live! (Geffen Playhouse); Journey to Topaz (Sierra Repertory Theatre); and much more. She currently recurs on NBC’s Days of Our Lives and voices Grandma on Nickelodeon’s Glitch Tech set for 2018. Television credits include Grey’s Anatomy, 24, The Fosters, Pushing Daisies, Bunheads, iCarly, Family Guy, as well as more than 20 commercials. Kim has studied at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama as with world-renowned acting teacher Larry Moss. She resides in Hollywood, Calif., where you can see her live in Deep Squeeze, an absurdist comedy troupe from The Idiot Workshop.