The horoscope foretold that Alex was Maxine's destiny - but is he also Eric's destiny? What about Doug?
Written & directed by N.G. McClernan produced by Mergatroyd Productions @ John Chatterton PlayLab ~ curated by Brian Wiggins ~ Saturday May 8 @9PM & Sunday May 9 @2PM ~ Producers Club, 358 West 44th St.
AMANDA THICKPENNY (Maxine) - recently relocated from Washington, DC, where she performed at The Shakespeare Theatre, Rorschach Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Woolly Mammoth, Folger Theatre, Firebelly Productions, The Source Festival, Rep Stage, Classika-Synetic, Venus Theatre, Howard University and American University. She also works as a voiceover artist for Graphic Audio, an audio book company specializing in DC Comics. She holds a BA in theatre from American University, and has also studied with the British American Dramatic Academy in the UK and Friches Theatre Urbain in France. amandathickpenny.com
MIKE DURELL (Eric) - began acting in 1997 in a production of George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House and hasn't looked back. He is a member of both the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Look for Mike onstage, onscreen, blaring from the radio, or just hanging around the neighborhood mikedurell.com.
DOUG ROSSI (Doug) - received his MFA in classical acting from The Alabama Shakespeare Festival where his major roles included George in Miller's All My Sons, Kulygin in Three Sisters , and The Prosecuting Attorney in To Kill a Mockingbird.He is originally from Cleveland where he performed for close to two decades on most every major area stage where he won acting awards for playing: Louis in both parts of Angels in America, Nathan Leopold in John Logan's Never the Sinner, Jeff in The Sum of Us, and "Tom in The Glass Menagerie. He's also received acclaim for directing over a dozen plays and has worked for Great Lakes Theatre Festival as a touring actor/teacher.In just over two years living in NYC he''s played major roles in more than twenty five films/ commercials/ web series and over fifteen plays. For his work in the World Premiere of Elisa Abatsis'' Daguerrotypes he was nominated as one of the year's best actors of The Midtown International Theatre Festival chosen from their field of 60 plays.
DANIEL GENALO (Alex) - has performed as an actor and dancer throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. His recent credits include 30 Rock (with Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey), Cirque du Soleil's 25th Anniversary show and theater performances at The Actor's Studio and Symphony Space. Daniel has also performed in several acclaimed films: FRAME (Tropfest '08), TRIPWIRE (2 awards at Diesel Film Racing) and SINGLE DROP OF YOU (Moondance '09 Award). Mr. Genalo has appeared on NBC, ABC, MTV, Current TV and the cover of Time Out NY. danielgenalo.com
NANCY McCLERNAN (author/ director/ producer) lives in New York City, where she has experienced all the stress, heartbreak and lawsuits that any playwright could ever wish for, but she thinks it's all worth it - usually. Her plays include Jane Eyre, Huck Finn, Tam Lin, and a slew of one-acts including the last show for the Where Eagles Dare Playlab Good Women of Morningside. She runs a writers group in Manhattan, NYCPlaywrights.