June 29 – July 18
by Michael Gotch
directed by Mark Lamos
2021 SEASON SPONSORS
Eunice & David Bigelow Foundation
Theater: Minor Fantastical Kingdoms (now Tiny House) at Delaware University, Falling Away by Christopher Shinn at Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window at Goodman Theatre. TV: “FBI,” “City on a Hill,” and “Law & Order: SVU.”
In addition to Westport Country Playhouse, Hassan has worked extensively as a regional equity actor at many of the LORT theaters across the country including Alliance Theatre, Arena Stage, Dallas Theatre Center, Denver Theatre Center, Goodman Theatre, Guthrie Theatre, Huntington Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Portland Center Stage; as well as at San Diego Repertory Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Sacramento Theatre Company, Penumbra Theatre, Kennedy Center, Colorado, Utah, and Oregon Shakespeare Festivals; in such roles as Dr. Finache in A Flea in Her Ear, Leland in Blues for an Alabama Sky, Lincoln in Top Dog Under Dog, Troy Maxson in Fences, Harmon Wilks in Radio Golf, Booster in Jitney, Floyd Barton in Seven Guitars, Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, Walter Lee in A Raisin in the Sun, Sergeant Waters in A Soldiers Play, Mufasa in The Lion King, Prospero in The Tempest, Edmund in King Lear, and the title role in Othello just to name a few.
Hassan is a member of the Resident Ensemble Player residing on the campus of the University of Delaware. He received his M.F.A. from the Professional Theater Training Program at the University of Delaware.
Westport Country Playhouse: A Flea in Her Ear. REP: Director: Clybourne Park. Actor: Dial “M” for Murder (Max Halliday), From the Author Of (Richard Tuttle), You Can’t Take It with You (Mr. De Pinna), Tartuffe (Orgon), The Elephant Man (Pinhead Manager and others), The Bells (Mathias), Waiting for Godot (Vladimir), Things We Do for Love (Gilbert Fleet), To Kill a Mockingbird (Associate Director and the roles of Nathan Radley/Bob Ewell), Wait Until Dark (Roat), Heartbreak House (Captain Shotover), The Patsy (Maurice Vatelin), The 39 Steps (Clown), Juno and the Paycock (Joxer), The Millionairess (The Doctor/the Shop Owner), Macbeth (Macbeth), Angels in America (Rabbi Chemelwitz, Henry, Martin, ‘Medieval’ Prior), Wit (Dr. Kelekian), The Mousetrap (Mr. Paravicini), The Servant of Two Masters (Truffaldino). Regional: Milwaukee Repertory Theater: Resident Actor, Resident Fight Director, Makeup Design. Roles include: Clybourne Park (Russ/Dan), Cabaret (The Emcee), Death of a Salesman (Willy Loman), To Kill a Mockingbird (Atticus Finch), The Crucible (John Proctor), A Christmas Carol (Ebenezer Scrooge), Assassins (Sam Byck), Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure (Holmes), Lombardi (Vince Lombardi), Of Mice and Men (George), The Norman Conquests (Norman), Cyrano De Bergerac (Cyrano), Richard III (King Richard), Work Song (F.L. Wright), Tartuffe (Tartuffe), The Seafarer (Sharky), Barrymore (John Barrymore). American Players Theatre: Founding Acting Company Member: Cyrano, Hamlet, Benedick, and King Lear. Other credits: Arizona Theatre Company, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Kansas City Rep, New American Theatre, Peninsula Players, American Conservatory Theater, Tokyo’s Institute of Dramatic Arts. Texas Shakespeare Festival: Hamlet (director), The Nerd (director). Awards: AriZoni and Shepherd – Express “Best Actor” awards, The Minerva Laureate (presented by the Wisconsin Academy of Letters, Arts, and Sciences), Lunt-Fontanne Fellow, by the Ten Chimneys Foundation. Training: Professional Theatre Training Program (PTTP), University of Delaware.
Elizabeth made her Playhouse premiere as Raymonde in A Flea In Her Ear. She has appeared on Broadway in The Government Inspector (Avdotya)and in the National Tour of The Odd Couple (Cecily) with Tony Randall & Jack Klugman. Regional appearances include Alley Theatre (where she was a Resident Copany Member for 13 years), Milwaukee Rep in Bad Dates (Haley); The Old Globe in The Taming Of The Shrew (Kate); Actors’ Theatre of Louisville in The Play’s The Thing (Ilona), Paper Mill Playhouse and The Coconut Grove in The Dinner Party (Mariette), Dallas Theatre Center and Geva Theatre in Dancing At Lughnasa (Chris); Crossroads Theatre in Mothers (Premiere), Playmakers Rep in Mrs. Klein (Melitta Klein), and Pioneer Theatre in Much Ado About Nothing (Beatrice). TV: The Guiding Light, New York News, The Pretender, The Renegade, Days Of Our Lives, As The World Turns. Training: PTTP at the University of Delaware.
Elizabeth is member of the Resident Ensemble Player residing on the campus of the University of Delaware and has appeared in their productions of Starter Pistol (Cheryl), August: Osage County (Barbara), Woman In Mind (Susan), Twelfth Night (Olivia), Dial “M” for Murder (Margot), You Can’t Take It With You (Penelope), Tartuffe (Elmire), Heartbreak House (Hesione Hushabye), The 39 Steps (Annabella Schmidt, etc.), The Millionairess (Epifania), Macbeth (Lady Macbeth), The Threepenny Opera (Pirate Jenny), The Skin Of Our Teeth (Sabina), The Little Foxes (Regina), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Maggie), among others.
Broadway: Oklahoma! (dir. Daniel Fish). Off-Broadway: Terms of Endearment (59E59) Meaningful Conversation (New Light Theatre). Regional: Nick in Minor Fantastical Kingdom (now Tiny House) (Delaware Rep); Troilus&Cressida, Taming of the Shrew (Hudson Valley Shakespeare); The Vibrator Play (Pittsburgh Irish), Cabaret (Malibu Stage). TV/Film: Jack Reacher, The Last Witch Hunter, Blue Bloods, Blacklist, Outsiders (WGN), Southland. Denver received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University.
As a member of the Resident Ensemble Player residing on the campus of the University of Delaware, Stephen has directed All in the Timing; Mauritius; and Who’s in Charge (a zoom play by Teresa Reebeck); as an actor he has appeared in The Crucible (Danforth); Starter Pistol (Griff); Murder on the Orient Express (Bouc); August Osage County (Beverly Weston): (Inherit the Wind (Brady); Woman in Mind (Bill),The Seafarer (Richard Harkin), Twelfth Night (Malvolio), A Flea in Her Ear (Romain Tournel), Dial “M” for Murder (Inspector Hubbard), From the Author Of (Tom Foley), You Can’t Take It with You (Paul Sycamore), Tartuffe (Cléante), The Elephant Man (Ross and others), The Bells (Charlie), Clybourne Park (Russ/Dan), Waiting for Godot (Estragon), Red (Mark Rothko), To Kill a Mockingbird (Atticus Finch), Wait Until Dark (Carlino), Heartbreak House (Hector Hushabye), The Patsy (Eugene Pontagnac) Angels in America (Roy Cohn), Faust (Faust), Death of a Salesman (Willy Loman), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Big Daddy) and The Imaginary Invalid (Argan). Regional: Alley Theatre in Born Yesterday (Harry Brock); Guthrie Theater in over forty roles including: Three Sisters (Vershinin), Iphigenia At Aulis (Agamemnon), The Cherry Orchard (Lopakhin), The Seagull (Trigorin), Much Ado About Nothing (Benedick), and A Doll’s House (Torvald); and Chautauqua Theatre Companyin You Can’t Take It With You (Mr. Kirby). Other credits include: Intiman Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Geffen Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Center Stage, Citadel, The National Theatre in Ottawa, Atlantic Theatre Festival. Off-Broadway: Theatre for a New Audience. TV/Film: Sweet Land, Wooly Boys, Factotum, Irv De Toilette, Killer Movie.
In 2017 Stephen was awarded a Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship by The Ten Chimneys Foundation. Training: PTTP.
Kathleen is a founding company member of the Resident Ensemble Player at the University of Delaware. Roles include: Starter Pistol by Michael Gotch (Karen), August: Osage County (Violet), Lettice and Lovage (Lettice Douffet), Clybourne Park (Bev/Kathy), God of Carnage (Veronica), Things We Do for Love (Barbara), To Kill a Mockingbird (Jean Louise), Heartbreak House (Lady Utterword), Juno and the Paycock (Juno), Wit (Vivian Bearing). She also appeared at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival for 14 seasons; Great Lakes Theatre in Misery (Annie Wilkes) and Hay Fever (Judith Bliss); Delaware Theatre Company in Stop Kiss (Callie), Macbeth (Lady Macbeth) and Taming of the Shrew (Kate); Intiman Theatre, Seattle in Titus Andronicus (Tamora); The Wilma Theater in Waiting for Nirvana; The Walnut Street Theatre in Before Breakfast; Freedom Repertory Theatre in Dutchman (Lula); Arden Theatre in Translations (Sarah); Milwaukee Repertory Theate in War Stories From the 20th Century; San Jose Repertory Theater in Anna Christie (Anna); Madison Repertory Theatre in The Recruiting Officer/Our Country’s Good; American Players Theatre in Merry Wives of Windsor (Mistress Page), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania/Hippolyta), Broadway Touring Company, Biloxi Blues (Daisy/Rowena cover). NYC: Edge Theatre, Equity Library Theatre. Training: North Carolina School of the Arts (BFA), PTTP University of Delaware (MFA).