GIDEON GLICK (Jordan) made his Broadway debut as Ernst in the original cast of the groundbreaking musical Spring Awakening and also originated the role of Jimmy 6 in Julie Taymor’s Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark. Gideon most recently appeared in Samuel D. Hunter’s The Harvest at Lincoln Center and previously starred Off-Broadway in numerous productions including Significant Other (Roundabout), Stephen Karam’s Speech and Debate (Roundabout), Into the Woods (Shakespeare in the Park), Samuel D. Hunter’s The Few (Rattlestick), Wild Animals You Should Know (MCC), Peerless (Cherry Lane), and Spring Awakening (Atlantic). His film credits include Ocean’s 8 (upcoming), Speech & Debate (upcoming), Song One, A Case of You, Gods Behaving Badly, and One Last Thing. On television he has appeared on “Elementary,” “The Good Wife,” “Man Seeking Woman,” “Margot vs. Lily,” and recurred on “Devious Maids.” You can also hear him on the Panoply podcast “The Message.”
John Behlmann Will/Conrad/Tony
JOHN BEHLMANN made his Broadway debut in the Tony-winning revival of Journey’s End, and appeared Off-Broadway most recently in the Roundabout production of Significant Other, Encores! 1776, MTC’s Important Hats of the 20th Century, and The Civilians’ Pretty Filthy. Other NY Theater credits include The 39 Steps (NWS); Eager to Lose (Ars Nova); Wild Animals You Should Know (MCC); The Steadfast (SLANT); Trapeze Hero! (Ars Nova ANT Fest); and This is Not JAWS (Fight or Flight). Films include Wolf of Wall Street, Revolutionary Road, Stryka, Lies I Told My Little Sister, Pretty Bird; and he’s starring in the upcoming indies Above All Things and Block Island. TV: “I Shudder;” “Odd Mom Out;” “Shoot Me Nicely;” “Blue Bloods;” “The Good Wife;” “3 lbs.,” “All My Children,” and “Guiding Light.” He also voiced characters in the Grand Theft Auto and World of Warcraft series. Proud alum of the NTC and Wesleyan University. johnbehlmann.com
Sas Goldberg KiKi
SAS GOLDBERG is making her Broadway debut! She has appeared Off-Broadway in the Roundabout production of Significant Other and David Adjmi’s Stunning (Lincoln Center). Other credits include The Best of Everything and The Urban Dictionary Plays. Sas was most recently seen recurring as Janice on the 2nd season of “Odd Mom Out” (Bravo), her other TV credits include “HAPPYish” (Showtime) and the upcoming “Search Party” (TBS). Sas and her writing partner sold and developed a pilot at NBC with Will Gluck producing through Sony TV. Sas’s feature film, Are You Joking?, which she co-wrote, produced and stars in, premiered at the 2014 Seattle Film Festival and was distributed by New Wave Entertainment. BFA from the University of Michigan.
Rebecca Naomi Jones Vanessa
REBECCA NAOMI JONES has performed on Broadway in American Idiot, Passing Strange, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. She just finished a run of the acclaimed new play Marie and Rosetta at the Atlantic Theater. Other NY work includes Murder Ballad at MTC (Lilly Award and Lucille Lortel nomination), Signature Theater’s production of Big Love (Drama League nomination), The Fortress of Solitude (Public Theater), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Shakespeare in the Park), Wig Out! (Vineyard Theatre), and the recent ENCORES production of God Bless You Mr. Rosewater. Earlier this Summer Rebecca also performed at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Cost of Living. Films: The Big Sick (upcoming, produced by Judd Apatow), Ratter (2014 Slamdance Film Festival Selection), Ordinary World (2015 TriBeCa Film Festival Selection), Passing Strange (Spike Lee), and the documentary Broadway Idiot. Select Television: “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Limitless,” “Difficult People,” “High Maintenance” and “Blue Bloods.” Solo concerts: Lincoln Center American Songbook, Apollo Cafe. Rebecca is an Associate Artist with the Civilians Theater Company and holds a BFA in Drama from the North Carolina School of the Arts.
Lindsay Mendez Laura
LINDSAY MENDEZ has starred on Broadway as Elphaba in Wicked, celebrating the show’s 10th Anniversary. She has also appeared on Broadway in Godspell (2011 Revival), Everyday Rapture (Roundabout) and Grease (2007 Revival). Lindsay received Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle nominations for her portrayal of Rose in the Off-Broadway world premiere of Dogfight at Second Stage Theater, directed by Joe Mantello. Her other recent credits include The Rose Tattoo (WTF), Significant Other (Roundabout), and The Winter’s Tale (The Public).
Luke Smith Gideon/Evan/Roger
LUKE SMITH is making his Broadway debut! First National Tour: Peter and the Starcatcher (Smee). New York: Significant Other (Laura Pels Theatre), Hit the Wall (Barrow Street Theatre), F*#king Hipsters (NYMF), Caucasian Chalk Circle (Sonnet Repertory Theater). Regional: American Son (Barrington Stage Co) One Man, Two Guvnors (St. Louis Repertory Theatre), Buddy Holly Story (Walnut Street Theatre). Film: Freedom starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. Co-songwriter for Awning (awning.bandcamp.com), Guitarist for Shirley House (Shirleyhousemusic.com). Proud graduate of UNCSA.
Barbara Barrie Helene
BARBARA BARRIEhas had a distinguished career in film, television and theatre. On Broadway, Ms. Barrie has appeared in The Selling of the President, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, California Suite, Torch Song Trilogyand Company(Tony nomination). She appeared Off-Broadway in the Roundabout production of Significant Other,I Remember Mama (OCC nomination), The Vagina Monologues, Current Events, After-Play, The Crucible, The Beaux’ Stratagem, Love Letters, Isn’t It Romantic? and The Killdeer(Obie and Drama Desk awards). Barrie has also appeared in two seasons at American Shakespeare Festival in Connecticut, and three productions for Joseph Pap in Shakespeare In The Park. Television credits include “Law and Order” (Emmy nomination), “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” (Emmy nomination), “Breaking Away” (Emmy nomination), “Suddenly Susan,” “Enlightened,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Once and Again,” “Barney Miller,” “Thirtysomething” and “Family Ties.” Her mini-series and television movie credits include “Scarlett,” “Roots: The Next Generation,” “A Chance of Snow,” “My Left Breast,” “The Odd Couple: Together Again,” “Tell Me My Name,” “To Race the Wind,” “American Love Affair,” and “Barefoot in the Park.”Film credits include One Potato, Two Potato(Best Actress Award, Cannes Film Festival), Breaking Away(Academy Award nomination), Judy Berlin (Independent Spirit Award nomination), Frame of Mind, Second Best, Hercules, Private Benjamin, The Bell Jar and Thirty Days.
Brooks Brantly was last seen playing the Role of W.W. in the Off-Broadway production of FLY at New Victory Theatre. Past credits include: National Theatre of London/Networks: War Horse–1st National Tour (Sgt. Fine), Roundabout Theatre: Significant Other (u/s Will), Center Stage: Gleam (TeaCake), Capital Rep: Superior Donuts (Franco Wicks) and Connecticut Rep: Othello (Othello).
SASHA DIAMOND u/s Laura, Kiki, Vanessa
Sasha Diamond is excited to make her Broadway debut with Significant Other. Off-Broadway: Kentucky (EST), Double Suicide at Ueno Park! (EST), The Wong Kids (Ma-Yi Theatre Company, Off-Broadway Alliance Award). Regional: Peerless (Barrington Stage Company), The Winners (HotCity Theatre). Proud member of Ensemble Studio Theatre.
BEN EDELMAN u/s, Jordan Berman
Ben Edelman is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut! Off-Broadway: Significant Other (Roundabout). NY Readings: Admissions (Lincoln Center), Mary Seacoal (MTC-Ars Nova), The Blameless (MTC). TV: “The Good Wife,” “Braindead” (CBS). Regional: Angels in America, Three Sisters, Trojan Women. Thanks to family, friends, Roundabout, Trip, Josh, Innovative and AC Management for making this possible! Carnegie Mellon University ’15.
KATHRYN KATES u/s, Helene Berman
Off-Broadway: Nice Girl (Labyrinth); Food & Fadwa (NYTW); Philip Goes Forth (The Mint). TV: “Orange is the New Black” as Jason Biggs’ mother (Netflix); “Shades of Blue” as Mrs. Saperstein (NBC); “Feed The Beast” as Ruth Cline (AMC) and forever on “Seinfeld” reruns in iconic episodes, “The Marble Rye” and “The Babka.”
Joshua Harmon Playwright
Joshua Harmon’s play Bad Jews received its world premiere at Roundabout Underground, transferred to the Roundabout’s Laura Pels Theatre, and has since become one of the most produced plays in the United States. International productions include Australia, Canada, Germany, Israel, South Africa and London’s West End, following sell-out runs at Theatre Royal Bath and the St. James. Other plays include Ivanka, which had readings at theatres across the country on Election Eve 2016, and Significant Other, which had its world premiere at Roundabout. Fellowships from MacDowell, Atlantic Center for the Arts and NNPN. He is a graduate of Juilliard and under commission from Roundabout, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Lincoln Center Theater.
Trip Cullman director
TRIP CULLMAN (Director). Select NYC: Yen, Punk Rock (Obie Award), A Funny Thing… (MCC); Significant Other (Roundabout); I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard (Atlantic); The Layover, The Substance of Fire, Bachelorette, Some Men, Lonely I’m Not, Swimming in the Shallows (Second Stage); Choir Boy (MTC); Murder Ballad (MTC and Union Square Theatre); A Small Fire (Drama Desk nom.), Assistance, The Drunken City (Playwrights Horizons); The Hallway Trilogy: Nursing (Rattlestick); Dog Sees God… (Century Center); Roulette (EST); The Last Sunday in June (Rattlestick and Century Center); U.S. Drag (stageFARM). London: The Colby Sisters… (Tricycle). Select regional: Geffen (Ovation nom.), Alliance (NAACP Award), Old Globe, South Coast Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, Bay Street, Williamstown Theatre Festival. Upcoming: Six Degrees of Separation (Barrymore).
Sam Pinkleton Choreographer
Roundabout: Machinal. Recent: I Promised Myself To Live Faster (Pig Iron/Humana); Hair: Retrospection (KC Rep); Pretty Filthy (The Civilians); Kansas City Choir Boy (Prototype); Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 (Kazino); Mr. Burns; Fly By Night; Stage Kiss (Playwrights Horizons); Marie Antoinette (Soho Rep); The Understudy (McCarter); The Lightning Thief (Theatreworks). Upcoming: Amelie (Berkeley Rep). www.sampinkleton.com
Mark Wendland Scenic Design
Broadway: If/Then, Merchant of Venice (Tony nom.), Next to Normal (Tony nom.), Talk Radio, An Almost Holy Picture, Death of a Salesman. Recent New York: Distracted (Roundabout), Punk Rock (MCC), I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard (Atlantic), Murder Ballad (MTC), A Month in the Country, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (CSC), Lonely I’m Not (Second Stage), RENT (New World Stages), The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide… (Public Theater).
Kaye Voyce Costume Design
Roundabout: Arms and the Man. Broadway: The Real Thing, Shining City, The Realistic Joneses. Recent credits include The Evening (The Kitchen), The Mystery of Love and Sex (Lincoln Center Theater), The Wayside Motor Inn and Heartless (Signature Theatre), Detroit (Playwrights Horizons), 4000 Miles (Lincoln Center Theater). International credits include Il Turco in Italia (Festival d’Aix en Provence and Teatro Regio, Torino).
Japhy Weideman Lighting Design
Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, Bright Star,The Visit (Tony Nom.), The Nance (Tony Nom.),Of Mice and Men (Tony Nom.), Airline Highway (Tony Nom.), Sylvia, Old Times,The Heidi Chronicles, Macbeth (Drama Desk Nom.),Cyrano de Bergerac, and The Snow Geese. Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theatre, The Public Theatre, NYTW, Second Stage, Playwrights Horizons, MTC, MCC, LAByrinth, and The Vineyard. West End: A Nice Fish (Harold Pinter Theatre), Blackbird (Albery Theatre).
Daniel Kluger Sound Design
NEW YORK: Antlia Pneumatica, Marjorie Prime, Iowa (Playwrights Horizons); The Effect, Tribes, Hit the Wall (Barrow Street Theatre); The Mystery of Love and Sex,Nikolai and the Others (Lincoln Center); Significant Other, The Common Pursuit (Roundabout); Lost Girls, The Nether (MCC); I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard, Women or Nothing (Atlantic Theater Company); You Got Older (PAGE73); Somewhere Fun, The North Pool (Vineyard). REGIONAL: The Old Globe, Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, Yale Rep, Long Wharf, Pig Iron, Two River Theater, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. www.danielkluger.com
SAMANTHA WATSON Production Stage Manager
Broadway: The Real Thing. Off-Broadway: A Funny Thing… (MCC); Lazarus (NYTW); Significant Other (Roundabout); Posterity, Our New Girl, The Jammer (Atlantic); Taking Care of Baby (MTC); Rimbaud In New York (BAM). MFA, UC San Diego.
KENNETH J. MCGEE Stage Manager
Most recent: FOUND at Philadelphia Theatre Company and The SpongeBob Musical in Chicago. Broadway: China Doll; An American In Paris; Kinky Boots; The Best Man.
AURORA PRODUCTIONS Production Management
Book of Mormon (Broadway and Tour), Cats, The Curious Incident…(Tour), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Tour), Matilda (National Tour), School of Rock, The Front Page, The Present. A Doll’s House: Part 2, If I Forget, On the Exhale, Six Degrees of Separation,The Glass Menagerie, Hello Dolly!, The Price, Amelie, Anastasia, Frozen and Groundhog Day. Aurora has been providing technical supervision and production management to the entertainment industry since 1989. www.auroraprod.com
CARRIE GARDNER, CSA Casting
Carrie also serves as senior casting director for the Roundabout. Credits include: The Humans, Book of Mormon, Long Day’s Journey, Real Thing, Violet, Rocky, Machinal, Edwin Drood, Importance of Being Earnest, American Idiot, Spring Awakening, Bad Jews, Speech & Debate, Up Here, Ugly Lies the Bone, Dinner with Friends, Sons of The Prophet.
RICHARDS/CLIMAN INC. General Management
Founded in 1997 by David R. Richards and Tamar Climan. Credits Include: Dames At Sea, China Doll, Glengarry Glen Ross, A Life in the Theatre, Race, Speed-the-Plow, November, The Visit, It’s Only A Play, You Can’t Take It With You, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, All The Way, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, August: Osage County.
JEFFREY RICHARDS Producer
Jeffrey has produced more than 50 shows on and off Broadway and has done press for more than 200 productions. The theatre remains his SO. With gratitude to Bob, Phil and the Shubert Organization for the Booth Theatre, and to Todd, Joshua, and Trip for entrusting him with “SO.” Gideon, thank you for insisting I come to see this play at the Laura Pels. Every ten years, it’s great to work with you!
REBECCA GOLD Producer
Rebecca is proud to bring this new play to Broadway — a first for both the director and the playwright! She has received numerous nominations and awards on Broadway (Porgy andBess, All the Way among them) and Off-Broadway (Sleep No More). Committed to bringing both extraordinary new work and revivals of the American canon to audiences, Rebecca is extensively involved with and supportive of not-for-profit theater, including the ART at Harvard and Fisher Center at Bard.
RONALD FRANKEL Producer
Received Tony Awards for August: Osage County and Glengarry Glen Ross. Other Broadway shows include: Blithe Spirit, Race, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, China Doll, The Last Ship, Matilda and Something Rotten. Upcoming production: Come From Away.
SPENCER ROSS Producer
Spencer is the founder of SBR Productions LLC. Broadway: Amélie, Come From Away, Present Laughter (2017), Significant Other, An American in Paris. National Tours: An American in Paris, Fun Home. www.sbrproductions.co
IRA PITTELMAN & TOM HULCE Producers
Ira and Tom first partnered in 2005 to develop and produce the musical Spring Awakening (Atlantic Theater Company, Broadway), which won eight 2007 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Next was Green Day’s American Idiot (Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Broadway), which won two 2011 Tony Awards and toured North America/UK for three years. They also produced the Broadway revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever starringHarry Connick Jr.and have supported the development of a number of new musicals including 10 Million Miles (Atlantic Theater) and The Fortress Of Solitude (Dallas Theater Center, The Public).
PATTY BAKER Producer
Patty Baker/Good Productions is delighted to be working with JRA again and celebrating her 8th show on Broadway at one time: Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Fiddler, ChinaDoll, Hamilton, SomethingRotten, Matilda and Beautiful.
CANDYWENDYJAMIEPAULA PRODUCTIONS Producer
Candy Kosow Gold: Producer–8 shows. Investor–20 shows. One Tony Nomination. Love to C.D.M. For Will; Wendy Federman: 4 Tony Awards, 21 nominations; 5 Drama Desks; 60 Broadway, National Tours & London productions. Film: Wakefield; Jamie deRoy: 3 Tonys, 3 Drama Desk, 6 OCC, 40 Broadway Shows, 32 Off-Broadway, 4 London; Paula Kaminsky Davis: Producer 4 Broadway shows, 1 Tony nomination, investor 25 Broadway shows, producer 3 Off-Broadway.
GABRIELLE PALITZ Producer
B’way: Bandstand, Fiddler on the Roof, China Doll, An American In Paris, The Visit, Wolf Hall, The Heidi Chronicles, You Can’t Take It With You, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, All The Way (Tony), Matilda.
TERRY SCHNUCK Producer
A five-time Tony Award recipient, Terry’s credits include: Bandstand; Amelie; Sunset Boulevard; Fun Home (Tony); You Can’t Take It With You; Beautiful: The Carole King Musical; Matilda; Clybourne Park (Tony); The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Tony); Bonnie & Clyde; High; Race; Superior Donuts; Burn The Floor; Hair (Tony); Blithe Spirit; The Homecoming; Spring Awakening (Tony); Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me; The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial; ‘night, Mother; Enchanted April; Nevermore; Falling; Silence! The Musical; Wanda’s World; Ministry of Progress.
MARK S. GOLUB & DAVID S. GOLUB Producers
Tony Winners: Porgy & Bess, Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf, Vanya and Sasha and Masha and Spike. Tony Nomination: The Best Man. Broadway: Glengarry Glen Ross, Bridges. Mark is also president of the Jewish Broadcasting Service (JBS), Optimum Channel 138.
CAIOLA PRODUCTIONS Producer
Tony-winning brother and sister producing team, Luigi and Rose Caiola. Rose is Artistic Director of Manhattan Music & Arts Center (MMAC). Broadway: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, All The Way, The Color Purple. This Season: Dear Evan Hansen, Les Liaisons Dangeruses, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Sunday in the Park with George.
ADAM S. GORDON Producer
Adam has received Tony Awards for The Color Purple, Kinky Boots and Pippin, and other nominations for Cry-Baby, Peter and the Starcatcher, Evita, After Midnight and On the Town. Prior to Broadway, Mr. Gordon was one of the heads of international publicity at Sony Pictures.
IN FINE COMPANY Producer
Suzanne Gilad and Larry Rogowsky are internet entrepreneurs and Broadway Cares supporters. Broadway: Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 at the Imperial Theatre,Disaster! (licensed through MTI, cast album featuring ‘70s hits out now). Off-Broadway: Cagney at the Westside Theatre (3 Outer Critics Circle, 2 Drama Desk nominations). In development: The new British farce A Comedy of Manors.
CODY LASSEN Producer
Cody Lassen is a Tony-nominated theatre producer and live entertainment consultant, most recently represented on Broadway by the Deaf West Theatre revival of Spring Awakening, and Macbeth starring Alan Cumming. Upcoming productions include Paula Vogel’s Indecent on Broadway, Untitled #4 Off-Broadway and in LA, Holding the Man, with The Australian Theatre Company. In addition to producing his own projects, Cody consults for producers, theatres and agencies to help them discover how they should market their shows for the best chance of financial and critical success. Previously, he oversaw marketing efforts for Los Angeles’ Center Theatre Group and its three theatres: the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre. He is an active member of the Broadway League, the National Association of Musical Theatre, and serves on the Board of NY’s Vineyard Theatre. More info at codylassen.com.
AARON PRIEST Producer
Aaron is president of The Aaron Priest Literary Agency which represents such bestselling authors as David Baldacci and Harlan Coben. He was a producer for Bridges Of Madison County and has invested in other shows, including Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly!, Fiddler and Something Rotten.
DARREN P. DEVERNA & JEREMIAH J. HARRIS Producers
Jeremiah J. Harris: Founderand Chairman/CEO of Production ResourceGroup. Darren P. DeVerna: CEO of GlobalTheatre of Production Resource Group. Coproducingcredits include Escape toMargaritaville, Dear Evan Hansen, Les Liaisons Dangereusesand Disgraced. Both are also partners inGrove Entertainment.
WILL TRICE Producer
Tony Awards for All the Way, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Porgy and Bess; as well as nominations for Fiddler on the Roof, Wolf Hall, You Can’t Take It With You, The Glass Menagerie and The Best Man.
THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION Producer
Since its founding in 1900, The Shubert Organization has been in the forefront of the American theatre. Under the leadership of Philip J. Smith, Chairman, and Robert E. Wankel, President, the Shubert Organization owns and operates 17 Broadway theatres and six Off-Broadway venues. The company has produced and co-produced hundreds of Broadway plays and musicals, including CATS, Dreamgirls, Sunday in the Park with George, Amadeus, The Real Thing, Children of a Lesser God, The Grapes of Wrath, Equus, The Elephant Man, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, School of Rock –The Musical, The Humans, and Dear Evan Hansen.
ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY Originating Producer
Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO. An award-winning, not-for-profit company founded in 1965, Roundabout has been recognized for its varied work on five stages on and off Broadway, reaching more than 700,000 theatergoers and 18,000 students each year. Joshua Harmon is currently under commission at Roundabout and is an alumnus of Roundabout’s Underground program. His plays at Roundabout include Bad Jews (Black Box Theatre, 2012; Laura Pels Theatre, 2013) and Significant Other (Laura Pels Theatre, 2014). Visit roundabouttheatre.org.
JAMES FORBES SHEEHAN Associate Producer
Broadway: Fiddler, American Psycho, China Doll, Sylvia. Proud alum: Wagner College. He previously worked for Reagle Music Theatre and the Alexander Children’s Theatre. Grateful to family, friends, and colleagues!