The Why Overhead By Adam Szymkowicz, Directed by Matthew J. Nichols September 6 - 23, 2012 While the boss is away, the workers will play. Karen skips out with her dog and questions the meaning of life. Donald plots his revenge after being canned. Sid and Alan fight over Jessica, while Annie and Nigel wage an all-out war. Tensions mount as the time clock ticks on, and who knows if Sam will meet his true love or if anyone will figure out the #@?!ing filing system.
Featuring: David Bennett, Britney Burgess*, Jeffrey Emerson, Ken Glickfeld*, Alexandra Hellquist, Heather Hollingsworth, Rowan Michael Meyer*, Matthew Marumba*, Larry Phillips, Susan Louise O'Connor*, Scott Thomas*, Cotton Wright* Production Stage Manager: Phillip Rudy* Set & Lighting Design: Andrew Lu, Costume Design: Caroline Berti *Appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association
Zootopia Theatre Company as part of the 13th Annual New York International Fringe Festival a production of the Present Company Eminene Written by Barton Bishop, Directed by Matthew J. Nichols August 14-30, 2009 She is a runaway girl from a warring tribe. He is a mysterious stranger haunted by a specter from centuries past. Together they must journey across a post-apocalyptic landscape in search of a safe place. EMINENE by Barton Bishop is a harrowing tale of science fiction that explores the pursuit of stability in an unstable world, drawing parallels to today's immigration dilemma and the moral quandary that a secure society faces with the knowledge of horrors beyond its borders. Set in a distant and unforeseeable future, EMINENE features armed border patrols, outer-world refugees, forged identities, two-headed mutants, and more.
Featuring: Britney Burgess*, Ellie Dvorken, Morgin Felicia, Michael Sharon*, Christopher T. VanDijk* Production Stage Manager: Aaron Elgart, Set/Lighting Design: Andrew Lu, Costume Design: Deanna R. Frieman, Sound Design: Barton Bishop, Graphic Design: Aaron Hansen *Appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association
Still the River Runs Written by Barton Bishop, Directed by Matthew J. Nichols June 19-July 6, 2008 "Ain’t no one alive knows what dead feels like," reasons Jesse. Will that stop him and his brother Wyatt from stealing their dead Paw Paw’s body right from under their family’s nose? Will Paw Paw’s spirit be more at peace buried in the land of his old Florida hunting grounds? Will Wyatt, on leave from the War in Iraq, and Jesse, saddled with a mountain of debt and mouths to feed, be able to cross the deepening divide between them? These questions and more are explored in Barton Bishop’s hilarious and moving portrait of two brothers still struggling to swim in an ever-changing river. Featuring Jaron Farnham* and Steve French* *Appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association
Professional Skepticism Written by James Rasheed, Directed by Kareem Fahmy June 28-July 15, 2007 The play centers on four auditors at a Big Five CPA firm and their daily struggle to survive while swimming with sharks. An audit scandal threatens to change these characters into headline-making personalities. This tale of office intrigue is surprisingly funny, intense, and timely. Featuring: Britney Burgess*, Steve French*, Matthew J. Nichols*, and Wesley Thornton* Production Stage Manager: Nilou Safinya, Set Design: Andrew Lu, Costume Design: Anne K. Wood, Lighting Design: Scott Bolman,Sound Design: Andrew Papadeas *Appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association