ROMEO + JULIET
PRODUCED BY ED SZYLINSKI
SOLD OUT - We literally had a line around the corner.
FRIDAY, JULY 10TH AT THE LES SHAKES ART FESTIVAL
4.00-8.00pm at the East River Park Ampitheatre
THURSDAY 23RD - SATURDAY 25TH JULY 2015
7.00pm at Under St. Mark's (94 St. Mark's Place btwn 1st Ave and Ave A)
ALL SHOWS SOLD OUT!
ADRIANA BOHMIER, Lady Capulet/Apothecary, recent credits include Miss Julie in After Miss Julie, Kaye Hamilton in Stage Door, and Anna in The Arsonists at Marymount Manhattan College where she graduated with a BFA in Acting. You can check out Adriana and her fellow cast mate Kevin Delano in their sketch comedy web series called "Sketchy Saturday" atknickerbockernetwork.com.
KEVIN DELANO, Benvolio, is an actor and comedian from a small town in upstate New York. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting from Marymount Manhattan College. Previous Credits include Grandpa in You Can’t Take it With You(Fitchburg, MA), Scrub in The Beaux’ Stratagem (MMC), and Puck in Once Upon a Sofa (Winning entry, Players Theater SPF). He also appears in various sketch shorts produced by his company, The Knickerbocker Network.
EDLYN GRIFFIN, Tybalt, is a transplant to New York by way of Chicago. A graduate of Columbia College, he has gotten a chance to sing on a pirate boat, be covered in American flag hoop skirts, come back from the dead in a New Orleans swamp, and is now interacting with the great Shakespeare himself. He would like to thank his incredibly supportive family and the friends that keep him on the sane side of the tracks.
BYRON HAGAN, Paris/Montague/Sampson, was born and raised in Houston, TX. He is an MFA graduate from the Actors Studio Drama School. He is thrilled to make his first appearance with LES Shakespeare. Recent credits include two lead roles at this years Black Box New Play Festival at The Gallery Players and workshopping the role of Macbeth at Alchemical Theatre Laboratory. Love to Mom & Karen!
SEAN HINCKLE, Romeo, is a Kansas City native making his debut with the Lower East Side Shakespeare Company. Most recently, he played Young Lucius with the New York Shakespeare Exchange. Previous credits include: Sketch,Pushing Daisy (The Secret Theatre); Ensemble, Playmakers! (Florida Studio Theatre); Porter, Macbeth (Reduxion Theatre Company); Fred, Oklahoma! (New Theatre Restaurant); Adam the Graduate, Bruschetta (Appetite Theatre Company); Francis,The Mayfly (National Pastime Theatre). Sean received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Arts - Acting from the University of Oklahoma. Many thanks to the Lower East Side Shakespeare Company for such a spectacular opportunity, and to his family for their endless support.
ARIAL LAURYN, Mercutio, graduated from Dell'Arte International (MFA'14 Ensemble Based Physical Theatre), with a focus on Devised Theatre and Physical Comedy. Since moving to NYC last September, Ariel has performed in The Golden Toad Part IV (The Talking Band),The Tooth of Crime (Columbia Stages), Under Milk Wood (Stegosaurus), and took her original two-woman farce, Stella and Blanche, to the New Orleans Fringe Festival '14. Puppet-wise, she has built and played with puppets atThe Puppet Kitchen, and puppeteered for the short film The Neverbell and two web commercials with VaynerMedia. She is a member of The Ume Group, with whom she is devising new works, and leading workshops in Play and Engagement this September. She is also a company member/devising consultant of Built4Collapse. Outside of theatre, she is braving new territory, co-writing a comic web series,Illuminutty, to be filmed this fall. Stay tuned... www.ariellauryn.com (P.S. She was not named after the sprite or the mermaid. She was named after her parents' dog. Like Indiana Jones.)
MIKE MALONEY, Nurse/Prince, thrilled to be working with LES shakes! NY: The Velvet Oratorio (Martin). Others: The Winters Tale (Leontes), Hamlet (Guidenstern) BM:University of Illinois, MFA: The Boston Conservatory. For Emily and my puppy Daphne.
J.P. MAKOWSKI, Friar Laurence, is an NYC based actor and solo performer. Theatre: A Funny Thing... (Porthouse Theatre), The Taming of the Shrew, Twelve Angry Men (Festival 56), Kiss Me, Kate (Washington Savoyards), andPericles (Hudson Shakespeare Festival). Television: PanAm, Boardwalk Empire. His original solo theatre piece, The Bitchiest Wallflower at the Orgy: A Self Improvement Workshop premiered at Dixon Place in Feb. of 2014. J.P. is pursuing an MFA in Acting at the Actors Studio Drama School and holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Kent State University.
SARAH ANNE MILES, Juliet, is so excited to be a part of another production with LES Shakes. She is a Lifetime Member of The Actors Studio and was most recently seen in their production of The Cherry Orchard starring Ellen Burstyn. www.sarahannemiles.com
DEVIN B. TILLMAN, Capulet, hails from Baltimore, MD where he received his B.A in Vocal Performance from Bowie State University, also where his love for theatre was strengthened. Recent credits include: Everything in the Garden (Richard), Our Lady of 121st Street (Pinky), Picnic (Howard), Dutchman (Clay) One for the Road (Nicholas) Jesus Hopped the A Train (Lucius),The Great White Hope (Jack), Face Divided (Freddie) and Julius Caesar (Brutus). He would like to thank his family and friends for their much needed unwavering support and prayers, and dedicates all his work to his late great father Bernard J. Tillman.