We are thrilled to announce complete casting for our upcoming World Premiere production of Ninth and Joanie! Dominic Fumusa and brand-new Labyrinth Company Member Rosal Colón will join the previously announced Kevin Corrigan and Bob Glaudini as Michael, the troubled prodigal son, and Isabella, the mother of his seven year-old boy, in this powerful portrait of a South Philadelphia family in mourning. Samuel Mercedes will play the estranged couple’s seven year-old son.
This marks the first time that Colón, Corrigan, and Fumusa will be performing on a Labyrinth stage — and we couldn’t be more excited! Tickets now on sale! Scroll down for full cast bios.
Rosal Colón (Isabella) is a native New Yorker from the Bronx. She studied drama at La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts and went on to obtain a BFA from the Theater Conservatory at Purchase College in 2008. Prior to her Broadway debut in 2010, Rosal performed in numerous productions at Pregones Theater, which her parents founded 32 years ago, including Until We Win, Las Facultades, Fly Babies and Game Over- most of which are original works and adaptations conceived by the company. Workshop productions and readings at Pregones, New Dramatists,Lincoln Center and the Public Theater. Her Broadway credits include: A Free Man of Color (John Guare) directed by George C. Wolfe and understudying both Elizabeth Rodriguez and Annabella Sciorra in The Motherfucker With The Hat (Stephen Adly Guirgis) directed by Anna D. Shapiro. She is a member of Labyrinth Theater Company.
Kevin Corrigan (Rocco) has appeared in many feature films including Superbad, Pineapple Express, American Gangster, The Departed, Big Fan, Buffalo ’66, Slums of Beverly Hills, Walking and Talking, and Goodfellas. On television he played recurring roles on “Damages,” “Fringe,” and was a cast regular on the sitcom “Grounded for Life.” His last play was Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonergan at South Coast Rep. He is honored to be working with Labyrinth Theater Company.
Dominic Fumusa (Michael) made his Broadway debut in 1998 opposite Marisa Tomei and Quentin Tarantino in Wait Until Dark. His most recent New York theater credits include his role as Jesus’ brother in Sarah Ruhl’s Passion Play, (Mark Wing-Davey, dir.) and his role as “Jim” in Stephen Belber’s hit play Fault Lines (Cherry Lane Theater, David Schwimmer, dir.). He originated the role of ‘Toddy Koovitz’ in Richard Greenberg’s Tony winning Take Me Out (Joe Mantello, dir.) in both New York and London, and he created the character ‘Vince’ (a role that was specifically written for him) in Stephen Belber’s Tape (Naked Angels – NY/London/LA, Geoffrey Nauffts, dir.). Other Broadway credits include A Flea in Her Ear (Roundabout Theater Company, Bill Irwin, dir.) and [SIC] (SoHo Repertory, Daniel Aukin, dir.). Regional credits include plays at the Guthrie, Huntington, Kennedy Center, Actors Theater of Louisville, Williamstown, NY Stage & Film, the Stratford Festival of Canada, and Chicago Shakespeare. Fumusa portrayed Mitch Albom in a six-month, twelve-city national tour of Tuesdays with Morrie opposite Harold Gould. Fumusa is also known for his role as Edie Falco’s husband on the hit series “Nurse Jackie”. Other TV credits include “Sex and the City”, “The Sopranos,” “Brotherhood,” “Kings,” “NYPD Blue,” “Hack,” “Numb3rs,” “Threshold,” “Bones”, and numerous appearances in the “Law & Order” and “CSI” franchises. Film credits include the soon to be released Recalled (dir. Michael Connors), Not for Nothing, One Fall, Helena From the Wedding, Management, Staten Island, This is a Story about Ted & Alice (2008 Cannes), Dealbreaker , Grilled, The Guru, Dobermann (narrator), and Chloe’s Prayer. Fumusa lives in Brooklyn with his wife, actress/producer Ilana Levine, and their two children, Georgia and Caleb.
Bob Glaudini (Charlie) Labyrinth Company Member since 2004. As a playwright, works include A View From 151st Street, Jack Goes Boating, Dutch Heart of Man (Labyrinth); The Identical Same Temptation (Theater for a New City); On Borrowed Time, Against the Sun (Theater Genesis), and The Claiming Race, Sickness of Youth, and The Poison Tree (Mark Taper Forum). He also wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation of “Jack Goes Boating.” He directed the world premiere of Sam Shepard’s Mad Dog Blues at Theater Genesis and the premiere of Cowboy Mouth, written by Mr. Shepard and Patti Smith at The American Place Theatre.
Samuel Mercedes (Carlito) is 8 years old and lives in NYC. He loves acting, Playing the piano, baseball, reading, dancing, and video games. He is also a blue belt in mixed martial arts. Recently, Sam appeared as the role of Robert in the first 2 episodes of A Gifted Man on CBS.