We are thrilled to announce the full cast and creative team for our upcoming World Premiere production of Cusi Cram’s Radiance, directed by Suzanne Agins. Taking the Labyrinth stage for the first time are Kelly AuCoin (Julius Caesar, Julie & Julia)and Ana Reeder (Top Girls, Sight Unseen), who join Labyrinth Company Members Kohl Sudduth (The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Take Me Out)and Aaron Roman Weiner (Thinner Than Water, The Glass Menagerie) to bring this sultry drama to life. And creating the world these amazing actors will inhabit is a quartet of immensely talented designers — David Meyer (Sets), Emily Pepper (Costumes), Nick Francone (Lights), and Daniel Kluger (Sound).
We can’t wait to see what all of these fantastic artists will do. Join us! Single tickets for Radiance go on sale October 4th. Click HERE for more details.
Kelly AuCoin Broadway: Julius Caesar. National Tour: Copenhagen. Off-Broadway: Happy Now? and Boy (Primary Stages), Jailbait (dir. Suzanne Agins, Cherry Lane), Some Men (2nd Stage), Fifth Column (Mint), Ladies of the Corridor (13th Street Playhouse). Regional: Blood And Gifts and A Dram of Drummhicit (LaJolla Playhouse), Happy Now? (Yale Rep), Finks (NYS&F), The Real Thing and Born Yesterday (Syracuse Stage), Melissa Arctic (Folger), Arcadia (TheatreVirginia), Quills (Florida Stage), and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. TV: “Blue Bloods” “Body of Proof” “White Collar” “Gossip Girls” “The Good Wife” “L&O” “L&O:CI” “Kings” Without a Trace” “The Sopranos” “27 East” (pilot) “Untitled Jersey City Project” (miniseries). Kelly is on the faculty (with Cusi Cram) of the Einhorn School of the Performing Arts at Primary Stages and a Member of the Actors Center Workshop.
Ana Reeder New York Theatre:Hedda Gabler, Top Girls, Sight Unseen (Broadway), The Maids (Red Bull Theater), Happy Hour (Atlantic Theatre Co.), Living Room in Africa (Edge Theatre Company), The Wooden Breeks (MCC), Small Tragedy (Playwrights Horizons, Obie award), Humble Boy, An Experiment with an Air Pump (MTC), The Time of the Cuckoo (Lincoln Center), Some Voices (The New Group), Killers and Other Family (Rattlestick Theatre), Maid (Lincoln Center Festival), Vera Laughed, Fire Eater, Suicide Weather (New York Stage & Film), Macbeth (The Public), Henry VIII (Delacorte Thea.), Hedda Gabler (New York Theatre Workshop). London:The Distance from Here (Almeida Theatre). Regional Theatre:Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire, dir. by David Cromer (Williamstown), Nora in A Doll’s House (Long Wharf Theater), The Lady in Question, Night Season (Bay Street Thea.), Unusual Acts of Devotion (Phila. Thea. Co.), The Tempest (Shakespeare Theatre).TV:HBO’s “You Don’t Know Jack,” dir. by Barry Levinson, Carol Tobin in “Damages,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “The Jury.”Film:“Connie” in One for the Money, Homewrecker (The Locksmith) (NEXT Film Award at Sundance 2010), Diary of a City Priest, Acts of Worship (Independent Spirit Award Nomination for Best Actress, Best Actress award Santa Barbara Film Festival), Marie and Bruce, and No Country for Old Men. BA: Middlebury College, MFA: NYU.
Kohl Sudduth is a grateful member of Labyrinth Theater Company. Selected Theater: with Labyrinth – The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Pubic Theater), on Broadway – Take Me Out (Walter Kerr, Public, and Donmar Warehouse), also The Glass Menagerie, Person I Once Was, Spit For Distance. Film: The Notorious Bettie Paige, The Banger Sisters, Last Supper, Road Trip, Cora Unashamed, Table One, Bowfinger, Rounders, 54, Illuminata. TV: “Law and Order (C.I. and S.V.U.)”, “Grosse Pointe” (series regular), “Sex and the City”, and for several years Kohl has played Luther ‘Suitcase’ Simpson in the long running Jesse Stone series of CBS TV murder/mystery movies based on Robert Parker’s novels. As a playwright, his plays have been given workshops as a part of the Labyrinth Intensive and Barn Series, among others. His first short film as a writer and producer Red Hook and Falling will be made in Brooklyn this winter.
Aaron Roman Weiner is a proud Member of Labyrinth Theater Company. Other Labyrinth credits include Melissa Ross’s Thinner Than Water. Recent: The Glass Menagerie (Steppenwolf Garage), Rounding Third (Hangar Theatre), A Steady Rain (TheaterWorks Hartford) (BroadwayWorld.com best actor nominee), Goodbye Cruel World (Roundtable Ensemble), Port Authority Throw Down (HERE), Class Dismissed, Symmetry (After Dark Award winner), Touch (Joseph Jefferson Award nominee), and Pyretown, all at Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. Film: Public Enemies, Osso Bucco, The Express and Soderbergh’s upcoming The Bitter Pill. He plays Bryan Keenan on the new CBS show “Made in Jersey.” Aaron’s play Rail King was written for and produced by Developing Artists Theater Company. Training: Carnegie Mellon, Circle in the Square.
David Meyer (Scenic Design) is happy to be returning to Labyrinth again. He designed the spring production of Ninth and Joanie. Currently, he is working on the next Martin Scorsese film, The Wolf of Wall Street, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. David’s other film projects include the upcoming Will Smith film, After Earth (summer 2013), Men In Black 3 and the short film Love, Lot’s of It starring Campbell Scott (official selection for Tribecca Film Festival 2011). Television projects include this past summer’s hit, “Political Animals”and season 1 of “SMASH.” David has been designing theatrical scenery for over 10 years. Design highlights include: Merrily We Roll Along, Tongue Of A Bird, STRINDBERGstrindberg, Hedwig And The Angry Inch, Little Shop Of Horrors, Kiss Me Kate, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Bat Boy, The Musical. He has also designed commercials for Kenneth Cole and Vita Coco. He received an MFA in Design for Stage and Film from NYU in 2010 and welcomes you to visit his website: www.davidmeyerdesign.com.
Emily Pepper (Costume Design) New York credits include: Milk, New Georges; Two-Handers, Psycho Therapy, Midtown Intl. Theatre Festival; The Revival, FUBAR, Project Y; Henry V, Walkerspace; A Slight Headache, South Street Seaport Museum; King of Shadows, Theatre for the New City; Tio Pepe, Summer Play Festival; The Scariest, 45 Bleecker; Frankenstein, 37 Arts; Fizz, Ohio Theatre. Regional design credits include: Old Globe, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Arizona Theatre Company,Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Commonwealth Shakespeare, Dorset Theatre Festival, White Plains Performing Arts Center, Delaware Theatre, Two River Theater, 10 Thousand Things MN and La Jolla Playhouse. Most recently she designed costumes for the world premiere of Itamar Moses and Gaby Alter’s new musical Nobody Loves You at the Old Globe. She designed the touring production of the Gazillion Bubble Show and participated in the Gobrowicz festival in Lublin Poland. Ms. Pepper holds an MFA in design from University of California San Diego. For more information visit: emilypepper.com.
Nick Francone (Lighting Design)NY and regional design credits include work with the Vampire Cowboys (resident scenic and lighting designer), The Public Theater, Ensemble Studio Theater, HERE Arts Center, New Georges, Ma Yi Theater Company, Opera Slavica, Second Generation, Roundtable Ensemble, The Flea, Prospect Theater Company, White Bird Productions, the Summer Play Festival, Theater Squared, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Alter Ego, Ballet Hispanico, Dorset Summer Theater, Princeton University, and many more. Recent Associate Design Credits include ten years of collaboration with Eugene Lee including Wicked (and all adaptations around the world), Scenic Coordination for Pope Benedict’s visit (Yankee Stadium and St. Joseph’s Seminary), and worldwide productions of Billy Elliot with Ian MacNeil.
Daniel Kluger (Sound Design)New York: House for Sale (Transport Group), The Common Pursuit (Roundabout), A Supposedly Fun Thing… after David Foster Wallace (Daniel Fish), Tribes (Barrow Street Theatre), A Map of Virtue (13P), Lidless (Page73), There Are No More Big Secrets (Rattlestick), The Temperamentals (Daryl Roth), Enjoy! (The Play Company), Jailbait (Cherry Lane), On the Levee (LCT3 – Conductor, Pianist), Dov & Ali (The Playwrights Realm), The Americans, The Greeks (Juilliard). Regional: Pig Iron Theatre Company, People’s Light & Theatre, The Arden Theatre Company, Virginia Stage Company, Two River Theatre Company, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, American Players Theatre, Great Lakes Theater Festival. www.danielkluger.com