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Kathleen Turner  

Kathleen Turner (Victoria Pruitt/Director) Screen icon Kathleen Turner has garnered critical acclaim for her performances in movies including Body Heat, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe; Romancing The Stone and Prizzi's Honor, which earned her a Golden Globe Award for each; Peggy Sue Got Married, which brought Turner both an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe nomination; and War of the Roses, and yet another Golden Globe nomination. Ms. Turner has also starred on Broadway in Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, for which she received a Tony nomination as "BEST ACTRESS"; Indiscretions; The Graduate; and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, for which she received a second Tony nomination.

In recent years Ms. Turner had the very memorable role of Sue Collini in Showtime’s hit series, Californication, starred opposite Jason Ritter and Emily Deschanel in The Perfect Family, developed and starred in a one woman show about Molly Ivins called Red Hot Patriot: The Kick Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, starred on Broadway and on tour in High and had a supporting role opposite Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels in Dumb and Dumber To. Directing credits include Crimes of the Heart (Roundabout) and Killing of Sister George (Long Wharf). In addition to her film and stage credits, Turner wrote of her many accomplishments and life experiences in her 2008 autobiography titled Send Yourself Roses: Thoughts on my Life, Love, and Leading Roles, which secured a position on the New York Times Best-Seller List.

Sofia Jean Gomez  
Sofia Jean Gomez (Danya) NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: Signature Theatre Company: Angels in America: Part 1&2 (Lucille Lortel Best Ensemble); Page 73: Creature by Heidi Schreck; TerraNova Collective: P.S. Jones and the Frozen City by Robert Askins; Manhattan Theatre Club; New Georges; Lake Lucille. REGIONAL: Berkeley Repertory Theatre: Tartuffe, Arabian Nights (Outer Critic Circle Bay Area Best Female Lead Nominee), Argonautika by Mary Zimmerman; Shakespeare Theatre DC: Tartuffe, The Tempest, Argonautika (Helen Hayes Nominee Best Supporting Actress). Denver Theatre Company: Dracula (Denver Post Nomination), Three Musketeers; Oregon Shakespeare Festival: King Lear, Tenth Muse by Tanya Saracho, The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Valentine in Two Gentleman of Verona; Goodman Theatre; McCarter Theatre Center, Kansas City Repertory Theatre; Arizona Theatre Company; Portland Stage Company; Yale Repertory Theatre; Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. TELEVISION: CBS: Unforgettable. TRAINING: Yale School of Drama: MFA. Sam Houston State University: BFA.
Roya Shanks  
Roya Shanks  

John S. Anastasi (Playwright) works written for the stage include In My Father's Eyes, a play with music, produced at the Forum Theater (New Jersey) and the historic Mishler Theater (Altoona, PA). Music by David Friedman. It was selected as an alternate at the New York Fringe Festival summer 2003. Stolen Lives, a two character drama, presented at the Acorn Theater at Theatre Row after being presented at the Mishler Theater. Pied a Terre enjoyed a successful off Broadway premiere at the Kirk Theater at Theatre Row in 2007. Since being published by Samuel French in 2008, Pied a Terre has been produced at the Cork Theatre in Ireland and has been fully translated to Chinese and produced at the Shanghai Grand Theatre in China as well as multiple cities in China. Pied a Terre has been optioned for a Broadway production in the near future. I Forgive You, Ronald Reagan was produced off Broadway at the Beckett Theatre in Manhattan in Summer 2013. It has been recently published by Dramatic Publishing of Chicago. Transition was presented as stage readings at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre and the 5th Wall Theatre/Richmond Triangle Players in Richmond Virginia. In January 2015 Transition was chosen as a finalist at the Venus Adonis Play Festival in NYC. The playwright is an active member of the Dramatist Guild of America Inc.


22Q Entertainment (Executive Producer/General Management) is based in New York and produces, manages and casts live events and theatre across the country. Sought-after as producers in the “site-specific” world of innovative theatre, their credits include IT IS DONE set in a bar (a critical success in New York…and award winning in the Los Angeles transfer) along with the New York City premiere of THE SPOON RIVER PROJECT, which played under the stars at the historic Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. O -Broadway, they produced the hilarious one woman show ITALIAN BRED and the critically acclaimed new play THE CLEARING. They also General Manage both MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING and MY BIG GAY ITALIAN FUNERAL O -Broadway. 22Q Entertainment also teamed with the Oxygen Television Network, associate producing their Up-Front live events, and for the past two years have been the Associate Producers and casting Directors for Shakespeare On the Sound in Connecticut. 22Q Entertainment was honored to be EMMY NOMINATED as a Producer in 2014 for TAINTED DREAMS…an exciting new Soap Opera. www.22QEntertainment.com

Tristan Raines (Costume Design) OFF BROADWAY: The Internationals (Origin Theater Company), Soul Doctor (Actor’s Temple), Stalking the Bogeyman (New World Stages), are (New World Stages), Tribes (Barrow Street Theatre), Murder in the First (59E59), Falling (Minetta Lane), Yosemite, Scarcity (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater), The ilbao Effect (Center for Architecture). OTHER NEW YORK: The House of Von Macramé (Bushwick Starr), Goldor and Mythyka (New Georges Theatre), False Solutions (La MaMa), Carnival Kids (Lesser America), Gormanzee (Flea Theater). REGIONAL: Tribes (Centre Theatre Group-LA/La Jolla Playhouse), Book of Grace (Company One), My Name is Rachel Corrie (New Rep of Boston). Henry Hewes Design Award and IT Award Nominee 2013 for House of Von Macramé. Education: BS: Northwest Missouri State University and Imperial College, London, MFA: Boston University. www.tristanraines.com

Zach Blane (Lighting Design) Selected credits: Too Much, Too Much, Too Many, Suicide Incorporated (Roundabout Theatre Company); Soul Doctor (Off-Broadway); The Eternal Space (Theater Row, NYC); Sommerfugl (4th Street Theatre, NYC); Every Good Girl Deserves Fun. (Walkerspace, NYC); Sex of the Baby (Access, NYC); LUNGS, Zero Hour (Barrington Stage Company, Massachusetts); Ain't Misbehavin', Vanya...Spike, Deathtrap, Chapter 2 (Bucks County Playhouse); The UnCivil War (ATF); Ragtime (The Strand Theatre, Boston); CONNED (City Theatre, Detroit); West Side Story, Evita, Plaza Suite (Engeman Theater); Thoroughly Modern Millie (Will Rogers Center, Texas); Norwegian Cruise Lines (Fleet-wide Lighting Designer). Named "Designer to Watch" by Live Design Magazine 2011. Adjunct Professor, Pace University. www.ZachBlane.com


Amanda Bohan Marketing (Marketing & Advertising) is a boutique full-service agency specializing in theatrical productions and arts & culture, with expertise in marketing & promotions, traditional & online advertising, and creative services. Some current/recent clients includes: Boogie Stomp, Hell's Belles, Drop Dead Perfect, In Bed With Roy Cohn, Women Are Crazy Because Men Are A**holes, The Imbible, A Queen for a Day, For The Last Time: A New Jazz Musical, Application Pending, Tectonic Theater Project, Sheen Center, Urban Stages, All For One Theater, NJ Jewish Film Festival, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. www.AmandaBohan.com


Kelly L. Genovese (Production Stage Manager) Credits Include: All's Well That Ends Well (Shakespeare on the Sound), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (World Premier, McCarter, Tony Award Winner), A Christmas Carol (McCarter), The Select (Elevator Repair Service), Nerds (Philadelphia Theatre Company), Parade (White Plains Performing Arts Center), Two Point Oh! (AEA Showcase, Active Theatre), Twelfth Night (Endstation Theatre Company), Pericles (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Sweeney Todd (White Plains Performing Arts Center).

Jeffrey and Elizabeth Passero (Casting Directors) have been in L.A for the last 25 years casting movies. But don’t hold it against them, their heart is in the theatre. NY Theatre: The Roundabout (2 seasons), The American Place Theatre under Wynn Handman, (2 seasons). Off-Broadway: Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love with Sam Rockwell (Orpheum Theatre). TV: Largo Desolato (with F. Murray Abraham). Film: Over 60 features, including Poison Ivy with Drew Barrymore, Nicolas Cage’s Sonny with James Franco and The Sasquatch Gang with Justin Long for Kevin Spacey’s Trigger Street Films. As producers: Kiki Baby with Jenn Colella, NYMF 2011. As co-producers, It Shoulda Been You (Bway). We are thrilled to be back in NY (where we belong) working on this wonderful new play. www.jeffpassero.com

Dan Demello (DDPR) (Press Representative) is a publicist specializing in entertainment and technology. He has coordinated press campaigns in the United States, Canada, Germany and the U.K. In the past 13 years he’s publicized hundreds of Off Broadway productions and countless galas and major events. DDPR clients include Pan Asian Repertory Theater, Working Theater, NY Deaf Theatre, Psycho Clan, InViolet Theater Company, The Snapple Theater Center, NYC's Most Horrifying Haunted Attraction: "Nightmare," Full Bunny Contact Extreme Egg Hunt (which he also produces), as well as two of the longest running shows in NYC history - The Fantasticks and Perfect Crime. In addition to his work in entertainment he serves as public relations director for one of the largest gay dating applications in the world, SCRUFF. www.facebook.com/DWDPR

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