shotgun cottage plays : three tales by tennessee

RUNS

Friday May 9 @ 8 pm
Saturday May 10 @ 8 pm
Sunday May 11 @ 3:00 pm

Friday May 16 @ 8 pm
Saturday May 17 @ 8 pm
Sunday May 18 @ 7:00 pm

Purchase your tickets via Brown Paper Tickets here or call them at 1.800.838.3006.

Tickets are $25 General Admission, $15 Student/Senior with ID, $10 Under $18.

At Theresa Academy of Performing Arts- 250 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach NY

Cast:

Moony -- Brett Benowitz
Blanche / Mrs. Hardwicke-Moore -- Jen Danby*
Writer-- Nick DeSimone
Grace / Jane -- Colleen Leone
George -- Paul Leone
Mrs. Wire -- Jo Anne Sellers
Bill Collector -- Andrew Weiselly

* Appears courtesy AEA

Directors: Edward Bergen, Daniel Capalbo, Jr., Jen Danby


Michael Arena BRETT BENOWITZ (MOONY)
Charles Black MICHAEL COPPOLA (JACK) 
Jen Danby JEN DANBY (BLANCHE / MRS. HARDWICKE-MOORE) 

Jen Danby NICK DESIMONE (WRITER)

Annette Hunt COLLEEN LEONE (GRACE/JANE)

Albert Insinnia PAUL LEONE (GEORGE) 

Andy McCutcheon JO ANNE SELLERS (MRS. WIRE) 

Maureen Mooney ANDREW WEISELL (BILL COLLECTOR) 

EDWARD BERGEN (DIRECTOR - INTERIOR: PANIC) has directed scenes from CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF and PUZZLED as part of the JACK AND JULIE PROJECT at HB Studios with Jack Hofsiss. He is also the creator, dIrector and producer of the TV show THE FIREHOUSE COOK. He has also worked with Jen Danby in Mississippi Mud Productions Yin and Yang Acting Tennessee Williams Workshop.
DANIEL CAPALBO, JR. (DIRECTOR - THE LADY OF LARKSPUR LOTION) has been involved in the theatre world for the last 30 years in various capacities. He is best known as an actor, but his career has also included directing, writing, set designing and being a stage technician. Academically, Daniel worked for 12 years as a professor for theTheatre Department at a private university. With Mud: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, dir. Austin Pendleton, A Streetcar Named Desire at the MLK Center with Geoffrey Owens, dir. Austin Pendleton, Lust dir. Austin Pendleton.
JEN DANBY (DIRECTOR - MOONY'S KID DON'T CRY) Upcoming: Blanche DuBois in a staged readng of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE with Geoffrey Owens as Stanley Kowalski and Colleen Leone as Stella Kowalski, directed by Austin Pendleton, being produced by Mississippi Mud as a fundraising event for the Martin Luther King Center in Long Beach NY. With MUD: Sharon Tate in SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, a new solo piece written and performed by Miss Danby in NYC this past March, directed by Austin Pendleton; Nina in SEAGULL69; Maggie in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF; Jane in VIEUX CARRÉ; Marilyn Monroe in her original solo piece THE BLONDE BOMBSHELL PROJECT; Catharine in SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER; Vivien in the solo piece VIVIEN LEIGH: THE LAST PRESS CONFERENCE; Helena in LUST; all under Austin Pendleton's direction; Blanche Dubois, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Mud Actors Lab (dir. Mr. Pendleton) and The Cherry Pit (co-directors Brian Lady and Mr. Pendleton); Vivien in ORSON'S SHADOW (dir. Lauren Reinhard). Select stage: HEDDA GABLER; VALPARAISO; THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH (dir. Amy Wright, HB Studio). Film/TV/New Media: The Wooster Group "Dailies" as Paula in PAULA and BAD PICTURES opposite Jim Fletcher (GATZ); TRUE HOLLYWOOD SITTER; RUN #3; ALL MY CHILDREN. Founder & Artistic Director of Mississippi Mud and head of its educational wing and Actor Lab, and of This American Blonde Actress, as actress, teacher, director. Director: NADINE; SPRINGTIME; LUST (co-director Brian Lady) in the cycle WHAT OF THE NIGHT? by Maria Irene Fornes, with HB Ensemble; BALTIMORE WALTZ and TAN TAN at CW Post; co-directing CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF with Austin Pendleton for an upcoming revival with Mud and a performance in Long Beach NY for Project Hope after Hurricane Sandy at the Long Beach Public Library in November. BA Drama/Acting UT Austin, MA Acting LIU, Ph.D Acting Studies CUNY Graduate Center and co-founder of its Active Theatre Group. Ken Park Talent 212.566.8672 - kenparkmgmt@aol.com. AEA, SAG-AFTRA. jendanby.com

For more information please contact lisa@mississippimudproductions.com.