A philandering husband lives his fantasy ~ a devious manager, a crazed fan, and a washed-up pop star collide ~ cut-throat office politics ~ misdirected fellatio ~ Wall Street fat cats with a taste for the whip ~ five plays about the sleazy side of life.

March 17 @8PM, March 18 @5PM, March 24 @5PM, March 25 @5PM
@Theatre Five at the Producers Club, 358 West 44th Street NY NY map
Tickets are $18 available at the door. Reservation line 646-430-8978
Or email for a reservation at tonywhitebsd@yahoo.com.
A Double-Down Productions presentation

LIMO GUY by Chuck Orsland, directed by Mike Durell
EVACUATION DRILL by Chuck Orsland, directed by Gary Filsinger
THE CLUTCH* by David-Matthew Barnes, directed by Li Murillo (performed 3/24 & 3/25 only)
NEVER UNDERESTIMATE KARMA written/directed by Mike Durell
MISTRESS ILSA written/directed by N. G. McClernan.

About Creative, Cast & Crew

Larissa Adamczyk (Mistress Trixie in MISTRESS ILSA) is thrilled to be working with Nancy again; She was last seen as Courtney in The Good Women of Morningside. Some of her other favorite roles include: Ulla in The Producers, The Narrator in Joseph, Shelly in Never Norman Rockwell, and the second half of a snarky duo in Don't Mention The "B" Word. She graduated with a B.A. in Dance & English from Rutgers University, and when not joyously performing, can be found teaching musical theatre to kids at Broadway Performing Arts, or eating cupcakes. Larissa's web site.
Angelo Angrisani ("Klein" in NEVER UNDERSTIMATE KARMA) studied with Julie Garfield at T. Schreiber Studio. He has been in many plays and films, with major films listed on IMBD. He wishes to thank his lovely family, wife Susan and his three very lovely daughters, Ariana, Nicole and Callie.
David-Matthew Barnes (Wrote THE CLUTCH) wrote and directed the coming-of-age film Frozen Stars, which received worldwide distribution. He is the author of over forty stage plays that have been performed in three languages in eight countries. His literary work has appeared in over one hundred publications. David-Matthew is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.
Kelly Barrett ("Caitlin" in LIMO GUY, "Amy" in EVACUATION DRILL) is thrilled to be back on stage after taking a brief hiatus from acting. Previous favorite roles include Lady Macbeth, The Step Daughter in 6 Characters in Search of an Author, Julie in Miss Julie, Nora in A Doll's House, Cecily in The Importance of Being Earnest, Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hero in Much Ado About Nothing, and the title character in Dulcy. In addition to acting, Kelly is also a director, writer, and Shakespeare and monologue coach. Thanks to Tony for putting this evening together, the talented actors and directors, and especially to Carl for all his love and support. kellyannebarrett@hotmail.com
Dustin Burell ("Dan" in THE CLUTCH) is originally from Clarkesville, GA. During his time in New York he has performed in numerous plays, including The Seduction of Edgar Degas: The First Dancer at 59 E 59, Bettinger's Luggage with the WORKSHOP Theatre Company and about a dozen Shakespearean shows with various companies. He would like to thank his family and friends, especially Alison and Thom.
Mike Durell (Wrote, directed and performed as "Sugar" in NEVER UNDERESTIMATE KARMA, directed LIMO GUY) 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.
Alice Anne English (MISTRESS ILSA) relocated from Washington, DC recently, where she performed with many companies including the Studio Theatre, Forum Theatre, The New Play House, Landless Theatre Company, Venus Theatre, Encore! Richmond Shakespeare on Tour, and in Page-to-Stage events at the Kennedy Center. She now studies with Terry Schreiber at T. Schreiber Studio in New York. Favorite roles include Annie Wilkes in Misery and Gertrude in Hamlet along with roles in new plays.
Gary Filsinger (Director of EVACUATION DRILL) is a long-time actor and director in New York City and regional theatre. His early New York theater involvement was with Joe Cino's famous Cafe Cino on Cornelia Street, where he acted in such plays as Doric Wilson's And He Made a Her and Robert Dadah's production of Dames at Sea. He also directed such plays as Arthur Adamov's As We Were and Barbara Guest's The Office. Regional directing credits include The Theatre at Monmouth (Maine), As You Like It and Tartuffe, and Theater by the Sea in Portsmouth, NH, Tiny Alice and Long Day's Journey Into Night. Starting in 1992 as a founding member of The Undercroft Players on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, he directed such plays as Ah Wilderness, The Queen and the Rebels, Fortinbras, The Cherry Orchard, and The Sea Gull. Further credits include stage direction of five operas, including the comic bel canto spoof, La Contessa dei Vampiri, at the Kennedy Center, and most recently in New York, An Ideal Husband. He has directed several of Chuck Orsland's plays, including Fade to Black and Dive Bar.
Casey Ann Hayward ("Felicia" in NEVER UNDERESTIMATE KARMA) Casey Ann is a graduate of Boston University with a BFA in Acting and Dance. She also studied at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (with Irma Sandrey, Geoffrey Horne, and Jan Douglas), The University of Auckland NZ, and The National Youth Drama School of NZ where she was an assistant tutor. Her favorite roles include: Agnes Reedy a Vietnam War nurse in The Boy From Montana at The Provincetown Theatre, Ophelia in Hamlet at BU, and Clytemnestra in Agamememnon 2.0 at BU. She'd like to thank her biggest fans, her mother and her grandmother, for always being there to support her artistic endeavors.
Sam Lopresti ("Ken" in EVACUATION DRILL) is a recent graduate of the Fordham University Theatre Program, where he was taught by, among others, Obie Award winners Matthew Maguire and Kate Mulgrew and Tony Award nominee Alison Fraser. While there he appeared in five student-written productions by up-and-coming writers Ciara Blount, Lauren Opper, Tom Pecinka, and Ariadne Blayde, as well student-directed productions of Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman and Bruce Myers' Dybbuk. He has collaborated several times with Gary Filsinger and Chuck Orsland, most recently in the role of Danny in Dive Bar at the Roy Arias Theatre in the December 2011, as well as creating the role of Ken in Evacuation Drill's first performance at the Bowery Poetry Club in the fall of 2010. This is his second collaboration with Tony White and Double-Down productions, the first as Malcom in Macbeth this past January. Next month he will be reprising his role of Gaines from another of Orsland's plays, Seventies Porn. Great thanks to my family, my friends, and my compatriots on the stage.
Ashley Marinaccio ("Gemma" in LIMO GUY) is an activist and artist dedicated to creating theatre that challenges the status quo. She has numerous New York, Regional and National Tour directing, playwriting and performing credits. Favorite acting credits include Lady Macbeth, Hecuba (The Trojan Women), Charlotte (Beyond Therapy) and Lulu (Cabaret). Ashley is founder/Artistic Director of Project Girl Performance Collective (www.projectgirlperformancecollective.org) and Co-Op Theatre East (www.cooptheatreeast.org.) She is alumna of Hemispheric Institute's EMERGENCY Fellowship, American Theatre Wing's Springboard NYC and proud member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. Visit www.ashley-marinaccio.com for more information.
N. G. McClernan(Author/director of MISTRESS ILSA) has written dozens of plays including Julia & Buddy, The Slash, Palmyra NJ, Jane Eyre, Huck Finn and a slew of one-acts. She runs a writers group NYCPlaywrights. Special thanks to Kelly Barrett for her sound and lights work for MISTRESS ILSA.
Li Murillo (Director of THE CLUTCH) has been directing in New York for several years. Some of her favorites have included Two Gentleman of Verona, Reporter Girl, The Hanging of Razor Brown, Cow Tales, and many others.
Vibe Normann ("The Snake" in MISTRESS ILSA) has performed in Box Step as Larissa, MacBeth as Hecate and Our Town as Mrs. Webb. Her theatre training includes the William Esper Studio, Actor's Movement Studio and The Atantic Theatre, and she is a classically trained suprano.
Chuck Orsland (Author of EVACUATION DRILL and LIMO DRIVER) At Manhattan Repertory Theatre Company, Manhattan Rep's Summerfest 2010: Seventies' Porn. At Manhattan International Theatre Festival: Climbing the Ladder: 2 One-Act Plays, On the Arm and Reduction in Force. At Where Eagles Dare: If You See Something; Ships In The Night. At D Lounge: Shooting The Breeze. At Beckmann Theatre: The Bar Plays. At Studios353: The Hail Mary Plays. At the Chernuchin Theatre: Bottomfeeders. At Creative Place Theatre: Broken Windows, at Roy Arias Theatre: Dive Bar. Member, Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.
Michael Rehse ("Burt" in LIMO GUY, "Mr. Y" in MISTRESS ILSA), a graduate of Pace University with a BA in Computer Science, is a native of Redmond, Washington. Favorite credits include Twelfth Night: Wall Street (Sir Toby) and Trojan Women: Redux (Talthibius) with Co-Op Theatre East, Proof (Hal), Emergency Contraception!: The Musical (Benny) at the Theater for the New City, We Love You, Johnny Hero (Hipster Terrorist) in the New York Fringe Festival, and The Importance of Being Earnest (Algernon) in the Byron D. Seaver Theater in Pomona, California.
Doug Rossi ("Reverend Hartford" in MISTRESS ILSA) received his MFA from The Alabama Shakespeare Festival where his major roles included George in All My Sons, Kulygin in Three Sisters, and The Prosecuting Attorney in To Kill a Mockingbird. In NYC he's played major roles in more than fifty films/commercials/web series and more than forty plays, and won Best Featured Actor of The Planet Connections Fest. He was recently seen onstage in the critically acclaimed Aliens with Extraordindary Skills directed by Joan Kane and played the starring role in an upcoming independent feature film entitled "Recruiter."
Kea Trevett ("Amanda" in THE CLUTCH) is a recent graduate of NYU and a current acting apprentice at The Looking Glass Theater. Previous stage credits include Freakshow (Beckmann Theater) and Friends, which won Audience Favorite at The Looking Glass 2011 Winter Forum. Training: The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, T Schreiber Studio. Thanks to Audrey, Freckles, and to T for all her love and gifts.
Tony White (Producer, "Mr. D" in MISTRESS ILSA, Stu in EVACUATION DRILL) in 2011 produced Zombie-geddon, Better Places to Go, Upside Down and The Hail Mary Plays at Studios353, The Foot Shooters and Romeo & Juliet at the Producer's Club, and Lucky Duck. From the classics to original works, he has enjoyed acting and directing in New York City and regionally. Directing projects have included Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Romeo & Juliet, Uncommon Women, Titus Andronicus, and Lysistrata. Some of his favorite roles include Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Pompey in Measure for Measure, Dumain in All's Well that Ends Well, Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing, Duke Senior in As You Like It (twice), and Mercutio in Romeo & Juliet. He has enjoyed playing Rupert in Rope, Edward in Spike Heels, Deacon Crow-for-a-day in Tambourines to Glory (nominated for best supporting actor 2003 Tiffany Awards), and Reverend Drum in God's Trombones (nominated best actor 2004 Tiffany Awards). Represented by Carson Kolker, Innovative, & Avanti Talent.
Chelsea Whitehead ("Lane" in EVACUATION DRILL) is from Tampa, Florida and is a recent graduate of Florida State University with a Theatre BA. While in school, she was a proud ensemble member of the Grotowski-inspired student theatre company GroTheatre. Her favorite roles include Mary Shelley (Frankenstein), Sonya (Uncle Vanya), Tara (Drowned World), W2 (Play), and Tape Mouth Woman (Orestes 2010). Thank you to Tony and Chuck for this opportunity!