SummerScape Theater 2012
The Imaginary Invalid
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Imagine That: Peter Dinklage to Star in All-Male 'Imaginary Invalid’
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Saturday, July 21
The Imaginary Invalid
Erica Schmidt, DirectorErica Schmidt’s directing credits include: Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Sorcerer; and Copland’s The Tender Land (all at Bard SummerScape); Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s Obie Award–winning Invasion! (The Play Company); Honey Brown Eyes (The Working Theater); and The Burnt Part Boys (The Vineyard and New York Stage and Film). VIEW MORE/LESS
Laura Jellinek, Set DesignerLaura Jellinek is a theater and opera designer based in New York. Her recent theater projects include Honey Brown Eyes (Erica Schmidt, The Working Theater); Romeo and Juliet (Joanna Settle, Shakespeare on the Sound); Buddy Cop 2 (The Debate Society); A (Radically Condensed and Expanded) Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again (Daniel Fish, The Chocolate Factory); and Samuel and Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War (Lila Neugebauer, Mad Ones). VIEW MORE/LESS
Andrea Lauer, Costume DesignerAndrea Lauer costume designing credits include American Idiot (Broadway and on tour); A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Unnatural Acts (Classic Stage); RX (Primary Stages);’Or (Women’s Project); The Butcher of Baraboo (Second Stage Uptown); Kiss the Air (Park Avenue Armory); Elephant Dreams (Joyce); and such regional productions as TRU (Baystreet Theatre, Sag Harbor) and The Crucible, After the Fall, and Steel Magnolias (Alley Theatre, Houston). VIEW MORE/LESS
David Weiner, Lighting DesignerDavid Weiner’s Bard SummerScape credits include Uncle Vanya, The Sorcerer, and The Tender Land. His Broadway credits include Godspell (revival), The Normal Heart, Reasons To Be Pretty, Butley, Dinner at Eight, Betrayal, and The Real Thing. Among the Off Broadway theaters he has designed lighting for are MTC, Second Stage, Playwrights Horizons, MCC, The Public, New York Theater Workshop, and Theater for a New Audience. VIEW MORE/LESS
Danny Binstock (Cléante)Danny Binstock’s recent appearances include POP! (Yale Repertory Theatre), The Shadow Sparrow (Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center), Nijinsky’s Last Dance (Yale Cabaret), and muse (Yale Summer Cabaret). He has also been seen at Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, American Musical Theatre Project, New York Musical Theatre Festival, and North Shore Music Theatre.
Zachary Booth (Béline)Zachary Booth’s Off-Broadway credits include Me, Myself & I and Prayer for My Enemy (Playwrights Horizons); Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen (Women’s Project); and Spine and Pentecost (Barrow Group Theatre). Among the many films he’s appeared in are Big Words, Keep the Lights On, Recalled, Syrup, Dark Horse, Blue Eyes, The Beaver, White Irish Drinkers, Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Taking Woodstock, and The Mark Pease Experience. VIEW MORE/LESS
Kevin Cahoon (Monsieur de Bonnefoi and Monsieur Snifois)On Broadway, Kevin Cahoon has been seen in The Wedding Singer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Rocky Horror Show, The Lion King, and The Who's Tommy. Off Broadway, he’s appeared in How I Learned To Drive (Second Stage), The Shaggs: Philosophy of The World (Playwrights Horizons), The Foreigner (Roundabout; Lortel Nomination), and Hedwig and The Angry Inch (also in Boston, San Francisco, and the Edinburgh Festival). VIEW MORE/LESS
Peter Dinklage (Toinette)Peter Dinklage last appeared at Bard SummerScape in Erica Schmidt’s 2008 production of Uncle Vanya. Other theater credits include Knickerbocker (Williamstown Theatre Festival) and Things We Want (New Group), both by Jonathan Marc Sherman, and Richard III (Public Theatre). VIEW MORE/LESS
Mark Junek (Béralde)Mark Junek’s Off-Broadway credits include Galileo and A Midsummer Night's Dream, both with Classic Stage Company; other credits include The Seagull, Henry V, Hedda Gabler, and The Merchant of Venice (Juilliard); The Art of Coarse Acting and Twelfth Night (Chautauqua Institute); and Varsity Show (Columbia University). VIEW MORE/LESS
Preston Sadleir (Angélique)Preston Sadleir recently appeared in the Pulitzer Prize–winning musical Next to Normal, and in last season’s Off-Broadway production of Edward Albee's Me, Myself, & I. Past projects in New York include Carrie: The Musical, Mrs. Sharp (alongside Jane Krakowski), and Lysistrata Jones. On television he’s been seen in The Big C.
Ethan Phillips (Argan)Ethan Phillips’s New York stage credits include David Mamet’s November (Barrymore); My Favorite Year (Lincoln Center); Measure for Measure (NYSF); Lips Together Teeth Apart (Manhattan Theatre Club); Modiglianni (Astor Place); and roles for EST, Hudson Guild, Playwrights Horizons, and others.
Henry Vick (Thomas Diarrhéa)Henry Vick comes from West Virginia via Kansas City, Missouri. He writes: “As a kid I got in trouble for being loud and talking too much; now I get paid for it.” Recent productions include Balm in Gilead (Magic Future Box), The Tremendous Tremendous (Brick Theatre), Twelfth Night (Sonnet Rep), When the Rain Stops Falling (Lincoln Center), and Three Musketeers (Acting Company).