Cast and Crew

Marc Palmieri - Writer/Director - Marc - Marc's stage plays Poor Fellas, Carl the Second, and Levittown all premiered in New York and are all published by Dramatists Play Service, Inc. In 2009, Levittown was revived off-Broadway at Theatre at Saint Clement's in NYC and was named a New York Times "Critic's Pick." His new play The Groundling was selected for South Coast Repertory's lauded NewSCRipts Series and was presented there in March, 2012. Marc is a full member of the Dramatists Guild.

Marc wrote the screenplay for the feature film Telling You (Miramax Films) starring Jennifer Love Hewitt and Peter Facinelli, which premiered at the 1998 Hollywood Film Festival and released theatrically in 1999. Sections of Marc's new novel, When I Wore Floods, will be published in the 59th issue of Fiction Magazine this spring.

Marc has worked with Classic Stage Company, Axis Co., The Culture Project, The Directors' Company, La MaMa ETC, Emerging Artists Theatre Co. and others. He played the lead role in the independent feature Too Much Sleep by David Maquiling, which received national theatrical distribution after acquisition by Shooting Gallery. In 2002, the film was nominated for an IFC Independent Spirit Award. Marc also works regularly as an assistant director and dramaturge - most recently on Axis Company's critically acclaimed Last Man's Club.

Marc has done national commercials for Heineken, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Nike, Verizon, Toyota, Macy's, NY Lottery and many others. In 2012, he was the principal in the launch commercial for Microsoft Windows 7, which was the largest advertising campaign in the company's history. The ad was named Top 10 Commercials of 2011 by Time Magazine. Marc is a member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors' Equity.

Marc teaches playwriting and screenwriting in the MFA Creative Writing Program at The City College of New York.

George Demas - Executive Producer - George - TV: Made in Jersey (CBS), Law & Order (NBC), Daria (MTV), The Impressionists (A&E), Dear Home: Letters From World War I (The History Channel). Film: Thanks for Sharing (2013 release) (w/Tim Robbins, Mark Ruffalo, Pink, Gwyneth Paltrow), The Jimmy Show (w/Frank Whaley, Ethan Hawke). George has also often acted on the New York stage, most recently in Axis Company's Last Man Club, and in Our Town at The Barrow Street Theatre.

Spencer Aste - Spencer - Pogord Last Man Club and Hospital. Recently honored as one of NYtheatre.com's 2012 People of the Year. Lincoln Center: Polonius/Gravedigger Hamlet (Lincoln Center Institute); Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet (New York Philharmonic). Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Polonius 3-D Hamlet (Fundamental Theater Project). New York: The Acting Company (company member): Richard Richard III, Iago Othello, Edgar Allan Poe Murder By Poe. Other NY Companies: Storm Theatre Co., New York Theatre Workshop, MTC, MCC, Boomerang Theat. Co., Rising Phoenix Rep. and La MaMa among others. Films: Ted (principal) 200 American; Parked Hippie Taking Woodstock (directed by Ang Lee); voice of Scratch (green army man) Toy Story. Television: Boardwalk Empire (HBO), Royal Pains (USA Network). Upcoming: The Thing Web Series, written and directed by Axis Company Member, Marc Palmieri. Spencer received his B.F.A. from the University of Utah and his M.F.A. from the National Theater Conservatory in Denver, CO. Much love to Erik.

Joe Fuer - Jack Hogan New York credits include Axis Company's Levittown, Seven in One Blow, In Token of My Admiration, Hospital 2003-2006 and A Glance at New York. Other NY: Not in Front of the Baby, Sex and Other Collisions, and Waiting (Winner 2000 Stanley Drama Award) with Assembly Productions. Also,The Man Who Didn't Own a Hat Shop, Events of the World, Heart of a Dog,Marriage and Don Juan. Regional credits include A Few Good Men, I Hate Hamlet; Diary of a Scoundrel and The Crucible (both at MXAT, Moscow - Tabakov Theater.) Film: Henry May Long, Marcy and Shea, RPM.

Curzon Dobell -B.D. Reilly Film & TV: House of Cards (dir. David Fincher), Wall Street 2 Money Never Sleeps (dir. Oliver Stone), HBO's John Adams, Law & Order, All My Children, The Guiding Light. NYC Theatre credits include Love Goes To Press (The Mint), Peninsula (Soho Rep), The Devil's Disciple (Irish Rep),Levittown (Theatre at St. Clement's), Life is a Dream (Lincoln Center), 5 productions with Theatre for a New Audience including Titus Andronicus (Theatre at St. Clement's, dir. Julie Taymor). Regional: Turn of The Screw (Syracuse Stage), Carson Kreitzer's The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Cincinnati Playhouse, dir. Mark Wing-Davey), other: The Guthrie, Baltimore Center Stage, HartfordTheatreWorks, Pittsburgh Public, Westport Playhouse, Asolo Theatre, GeVa Theatre, Merrimack Rep. In Canada has been a member of Stratford Shakespeare Festival and The Grand Theatre in London.

Lynn Mancinelli - Lydia - Received her B.A. in Dance and Theatre from Manhattanville College. - Web Series credits: The Thing, The Ladies Revenge Club, and Mary's Journal - Feature film credits: Broken Side of Time, Friends (with benefits), A Certain Darkness, American Standard, Boy In A Bathtub, and The Life After. Lynn has also appeared in a number of short films. Favorites include: Houston & 6th, The Paper Doll, Tree Tops and Josephine. Lynn is a member of the NYC based theatre companies: Axis Company, Carnival Girls Productions and Theatre in the Flesh.

Jeremy Johnson - Dad - Jeremy is playing three sharply contrasting roles in the world premiere of Deloss Brown's play The Red and the Black (based on Stendahl's novel) from January 17 -- February 3 at St. Clement's Theatre. His latest T.V. was on Saturday Night Live, first as a Raunchy Senior and then as a Greek Orthodox priest. Also, off-Broadway, Romeo and Juliet (Lord Capulet) with Robert Sean Leonard; toured Germany as a soldier-actor with U. S. Army Special Services, began as a radio comedian and was in a comedy improv. troupe; played Al in Marc Palmieri's play Carl the Second. Has played many Shakespearean characters, such as Dogberry, Old Shepherd, Polonius, and more. Last commercial was for Guinness Beer (shown in Ireland). As a youth, performed with Billie Burke and Rudy Vallee.

Britt Genelin - Alex - Britt Genelin is a performer and storyteller in New York City. She has been a member of Axis Theatre Company since 2007, performing in A Glance at New York (Edinburgh Festival Fringe), Trinity 5:29, Seven in One Blow, Down There, Last Man Club and the Hospital series. Additional theatre credits include Synesthesia produced by Electric Pear Productions and Confidence, Women! by Robert Cucuzza. Film credits include the critically acclaimed feature Charlie directed by Salvatore Interlandi and The Invincible Ecksteins by Robert Cucuzza. Shorts and series include The Goddamn Cobras' Nights in Ultraviolet, Iron Way Films' The Bar and Neely Air's The Ladies Revenge Club. Britt has told stories throughout the city, including Kevin Allison's RISK and David Crabb & Cammi Climaco's Ask Me.

Raymond J. Lee - Ronnie Ray was born in Atlanta, GA. He has proudly worked as a successful actor, having made his New York debut with the Shakespeare in the Park production of "Two Gentlemen of Verona." He has worked regionally in the United States, as well as for Disney Cruise Lines. In the summer of 2003, Ray was a reality star as he competed with 11 other finalists on the NBC show "Fame." Currently, Ray is in the smash hit Broadway Revival of "Anything Goes" in the role of "John". His past credits include "Mamma Mia!" (Eddie), "Applause" at City Center's Encore Series, the title role in the New York Fringe Festival production of "Victor Woo: Average Asian American", and various readings and workshops, including "Shrek" and "Honeymoon in Vegas". He has also produced and directed several Mamma Mia Easter Bonnet and Gypsy of the Year presentations. Ray's film work includes "Ghost Town", starring Ricky Gervais and Greg Kinnear, and the independent feature "The Mikado Project", which will tour the film festival circuit in 2009.

Brian Linden - Lindy Film: William Desmond Taylor in Madcap Mabel (by Rudy Cecera), Donna James & Gary (Farhad Parsa); & Starring Rosa Furr (Lara Martin). NYC Theatre: Pride River Crossing (by Patrick Thomas McCarthy) at the Fresh Fruit Festival, The Juvenal Players (Pablo Helguera) at the Kitchen, The Supper Club of Lost Causes (Jim Farmer) at Theater for the New City, Bartleby the Scrivener (adapted by R.L. Lane), and New York Innovative Theatre Award nominations for The Country Wife at Vital Theatre Company and A Night Near the Sun (Don Zolidis) with Impetuous Theater Group. Regional Theatre: American Conservatory Theatre, Shakespeare festivals in San Francisco, Idaho, and Pennsylvania; Oppie in The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer and Dali in Hysteria at Burning Coal Theatre Company. Memberships: AEA, New Jersey Repertory Company, and Burning Coal. Upcoming: The Red and the Black (adapted by Deloss Brown) for the Italian Academy Foundation.

Rick Younger - O'Malley Rick is an Actor, Comedian, Singer, Writer, Producer, Renaissance Man. Rick has been seen in numerous national commercials including popular ads for Verizon, State Farm, and McDonald's, has toured nationally with the Broadway musical, "RENT", has appeared on TV shows (Law & Order:SVU, Damages, Rescue Me) and was recently in the movie, "Morning Glory" with Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, and Rachel McAdams. He can also be seen monthly on NBC's, "Today Show" on the recurring segment "Guys Tell All".

Kendall Rileigh - Megan Hogan Kendall is a NY-based actor and aerialist from NC. National Tours: Great Expectations; Charlotte's Web. NY: off-Broadway revivals of Another Part of the Forest and Savage in Limbo; Reservoir; The Drunkard; Sex & Violence; The Tempest; The Three Sisters; A Piece of My Heart; There Will Come Soft Rains; The Melting Pot. Regional: Romeo & Juliet; The Seagull; The Cherry Orchard; The Lonesome West; The Miss Firecracker Contest; Antigone; Midsummer Night's Dream. TV: 30 Rock. Film: lead in feature Eight Lessons in Living Together. Training: Duke University (summa cum laude), Moscow Art Theatre, NY Circus Arts, Streb Lab, Circus Warehouse. AEA, SAG, AFTRA.

Lisa Peart - Mary Pearson TV; The Bomb Squad (Pilot w/ Whoopi Goldberg), The Eddie Waitkus Story, Film; Digger 3D, '79 Parts., Harriet's Traum, Theatre; This Property is Condemned (Bay Street Theatre, tribute to Eli Wallach), The Sheik, several workshops with MCC Theater. Lisa can also be heard as the voice of the character of Addie in the award winning animated series Hunters, and can be seen in commercials currently airing.

Patrick Shepherd - Pat Patrick is an actor and comedian from the great state of New Jersey. He holds an MA in acting from Boston College. He has numerous film, television, and stage credits including the improv group The Baldwins and The Apple Sisters Variety Hour as well as a number of regional and national commercials. He currently lives in Manhattan.

Michael Keyloun - King Richard II Michael has worked extensively at regional theaters across the country, including the Shakespeare Theatre of DC, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf, Goodspeed, St. Louis Rep, Pioneer Theatre, Denver Center, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Geva, Actors Theatre of Louisville and La Jolla Playhouse. He appeared very briefly on "As the World Turns," and in the films The Road from Erebus and The Tryout. Although unconfirmed, it is quite possible that he is the only New York-based actor never to have appeared on "Law and Order." He holds an MFA from University of California, San Diego. More information can be found at MichaelKeyloun.com.

Matt McGorry - Joseph - Matt was born and raised in Manhattan, New York City. With a great love and desire to understand both the craft and the business, he has been fortunate enough to work consistently in in the last two years; 2011/2012 Television appearances include recurring roles on Orange Is The New Black (NetFlix) and One Life To Live (ABC) in addition to episodes of Gossip Girl (CW), Royal Pains (USA), Person of Interest (CBS), and Onion Sports Dome (Comedy Central).

Robert Ierardi - Robert - Robert recently played Michael in God of Carnage at Theatre By The Sea in Matunuck, RI and Com. Harbison in South Pacific at The Ogunquit Playhouse. Other favorite roles include: Lt. Schrank in The West End, in the 2008 Olivier Award nominated West Side Story. Eddie Carbone in A View From the Bridge, Woyzeck at AXIS Theater, Macbeth, & Creon at CSC in Dallas, Serge in Art, in Hilton Head, SC, He's performed with in NYC with Ann Jackson, Kim Hunter, Sandy Duncan & Alvin Epstein.

Laurie Kilmartin - Sue Branch New York credits include Axis Company's Down There, Hospital series, Woyzeck, Frankenstein, A Glance at New York (Edinburgh Festival Fringe & NYC), Julius Caesar, Seven in One Blow and the feature film Henry May Long. Other credits include: Naked from the Waist Down, Balm in Gilead, Cymbeline, Richard III. One woman shows include The Adventures of Kat Woman, The Fence Pieces, See Jane Run.

James Honderich - Executive Producer / Producer / Original Score by - Graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1995 with a BFA in Fine Arts, Violin Performance and Film Narrative. Recorded and performed with the Starlight Mints, Chainsaw Kittens and Steven Drozd from the Flaming Lips. Hired by Windham Hill Records to produce a track ("O Vos Omnus" by Thomas DeVictoria) with Barry Stramp for the Renaissance Album. House managed the Perry Street Theatre, did sound for George Demas's production of "Maverick" at the Culture Project in 2004. Recorded violin tracks for Randy Sharp's (Director of the Axis Theatre Company) feature film, "Henry May Long." Helped Marc Palmieri with pre-production of "Levittown" which had a very successful run on the Theater at Saint Clements main stage in 2009. Recorded violin and viola tracks with Paul Carbonara to be used on an upcoming Blondie record. Currently working full-time as Executive Producer, Producer, and composer/performer of original music on Marc Palmieri's web series, "The Thing."

John Painz - Producer / Camera / Editor John grew up a poor black man in southern Alaba... wait a minute.

He's the writer/director of the web series 8 for Vegas, the DP and editor of Off Off and Internet Affairs. You can check out his other work... MY other work, sorry, at Words From Here.