SOPHIA BLUM, originally from Rhode Island, is now based in Brooklyn.Off-Broadway: Public Enemy (The Pearl). Regional: The Bungler, Shakespeare Live! (ShakespeareTheater of New Jersey); Antony and Cleopatra (Orlando Shakespeare Theater); King Lear, CSC2’s Romeo and Juliet (Commonwealth Shakespeare Theater); Breaking Legs (Ocean State Theater Company).
Look for her this summer in the lm, 17 Brides starring Chadwick Boseman.
BRIAN CADE is a New York-based actor who has been fortunate enough to work on this wonderful script with Ira and Joe over the past year.
He is a proud member of AEA and SAG- AFTRA. New York credits include Julius Caesar, The Tempest, The Constant Couple and The Imaginary Invalid. Regional credits include The Liar, Black Coffee, Misalliance, Alls Well That Ends Well, Richard III, Bobby Gould in Hell, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Balcony.
TV cred- its include “Quantico,” “Gotham,” “Bull,” “Nightcap!,” “Billions” and “House of Cards.” BrianCade.net
PAUL COOPER is New York-based actor originally from St. Louis, MO.
He is thrilled to join the cast of this new production. Many thanks to an excellent creative team. Regional: Hamlet (Laertes, Shakespeare Theatre of DC); Buried Child (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey);
Concrete Orange (Guthrie Theater); Design for Living (Berkshire Theatre Festival); The Play About the Baby (Arena Stage, Edward Albee Festival); Good, King Lear, Blood Brothers (St. Louis Actor’s Studio, Labute New Theatre Festival); Julius Caesar (St. Louis Black Rep); Psycho Beach Party (Stray Dog Theatre).
TV: “The Gifted” (Fox). Training: MFA Yale School of Drama.
SEAN HUDOCKis an actor, producer and writer based in Brooklyn.
Theatre includes She Calls Me Firefly (Soho Playhouse), Sex with Strangers (Cleveland Play House), nine seasons with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey including The Diary of Anne Frank (dir. Joe Discher), The Lion in Winter, Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, The Life of Galileo (dir. Joe Discher), Alabama Shakespeare Festival, LA Theatre Works, Arena Stage. Film/TV: Private Romeo (Outstanding Actor, HBO Outfest), “Alternatino with Arturo Castro” (Comedy Central), The Chaperone (Masterpiece).His play Hans & Sophie, inspired by a student-led Nazi resistance movement, is current- ly in development around the country. @SeanHudock
MARK JACOBY’s Broadway appearances include leading roles in Elf, Sweeney Todd, Man of La Mancha, Ragtime, Show Boat (Tony, Outer Critics and Joseph Jefferson nominations), The Phantom of the Opera, Grand Hotel and Sweet Charity (Theatre World Award).
Also in New York: Critical Darling for The New Group, Sitting Pretty for Hypothetical Theatre, Enter the Guardsman for Vineyard Theatre (Drama Desk nomination). Elsewhere: Five Presidents (Milwaukee Rep/Bay Street Theater), Sleuth (Maltz Jupiter Theatre), Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (Asolo Rep), The Play’s the Thing (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, directed by Joe Discher), Life x3 (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis), Fiddler on the Roof (Walnut Street Theatre/Barrymore Award),The Visit (Goodman Theatre and Signature Theatre/ Helen Hayes nomination) and Nine (Joseph Jefferson Award). Recent on-camera appearances include TV’s “The Blacklist,” “Madam Secretary” and “The Good Fight;” and on the big screen, The Post.
NATHAN KAUFMAN. Regional theatre: Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Florida Studio Theatre, Human Race Theatre Company,
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Shadow Lawn Stage, New Century Theatre. Film cred- its: One Fall, Gym Rats, Potatoes for Pado, Liozna. Television: “The View,” “What Would You Do?” (ABC); “Secrets of America’s Favorite Places” (Discovery Family).
TOM MORIN’s Off-Broadway/New York credits include Measure for Measure (NY Classical Theatre); The Rivals (The Pearl); Twelfth Night,
A Christmas Carol (Titan Theatre Company). Regional: Peter and the Starcatcher (Walnut Street Theatre); The Liar, The Cripple of Inishmaan (Centenary Stage Company); tours of The Winter’s Tale, Marriage of Figaro (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey); Twelfth Night, Macbeth (Great River Shakespeare Festival); The Front Page, Guys and Dolls (Monomoy Theatre).
Co-founder of Polish Your Passion. Education: MFA in Acting, Ohio University; BA in Theatre and Political Science, College of the Holy Cross. @tom_pypnyc, www.tom-morin.com.
SEAMUS MULCAHY. Off- Broadway: Our Town directed by David Cromer.
Regional credits: The Revisionist (The Wallis Annenberg Center For the Performing Arts); Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika (Kansas City Rep, directed by David Cromer); Above the Fold with Taraji P. Henson (Pasadena Playhouse); Charley’s Aunt, The Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare in Love, A Child’s Christmas in Wales and King Lear at Shakespeare Theatre of NJ; Rabbit Hole (La Mirada Playhouse); Master Harold… and the boys (Delaware Theatre Company); Romeo and Juliet (Yale Rep).
TV/ lm cred- its: “Elementary,” One Fall and Killing Lincoln. MFA, The Yale School of Drama. SeamusMulcahy.com
JAMES MICHAEL REILLY. Off-Broadway: The Comedy of Errors (Aquila Theatre Company).
Tour: West Side Story (Europe). Regional: Treasure Island—A Musical Adventure (Fulton Theatre); Oliver! (Pioneer Theatre); A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Inherit the Wind (Geva Theatre Center); A Christmas Carol, Glengarry Glen Ross and others (Denver Center Theatre); Holmes and Watson (world premiere, Arizona Theatre Company); The Servant of Two Masters, The Bungler,
The Taming of the Shrew and many others (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey). TV/ lm: Red Dead Redemption 2, “Madam Secretary,” “Unforgettable,” “Blacklist,” “Elementary,” “Person of Interest,” “Law & Order.”
PATRICK TOON is honored to tell the story of the Vilna ghetto.
Patrick has performed region- ally and in New York; favorite roles include Orgon in Tartuffe, Mr. Dussel in The Diary of Anne Frank and Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps.
CAREY VAN DRIEST is co-creative director of Mania Studio Inc.
New York theater: Much Ado About Nothing, The International, Othello, The Winter’s Tale, The Importance of Being Earnest. Regional highlights: Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, City Theater, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Denver Center Theater, Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Film: Yes, God, Yes (with Natalia Dyer); Scratch; Open House. TV: “New Amsterdam,” “Blindspot,” “The Blacklist,” “Madame Secretary,” “Deception,” “Nashville,” “Bull” and “Homeland.”
Her extensive voiceover work for international documentaries, national commercials, animation and radio can be heard at www.careyvandriest.com.