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MARIANNA BASSHAM* (Margery) is happy to be back at SpeakEasy where she appeared in A Future Perfect, In the Next Room (or the vibrator play), Reckless (IRNE award), and Blackbird (Elliot Norton Award, IRNE award). She is a resident acting company member with Actors’ Shakespeare Project, and has appeared with many Boston area theaters including The Huntington, Commonwealth Shakespeare, New Rep, The Lyric, Central Square Theater, The Nora, Stoneham, and The Gamm Theatre in Rhode Island. Film Credits include Olive Kitteridge and Moonrise Kingdom.
JOSEPHINE ELWOOD (Jessica) is so pleased to return to SpeakEasy after previously appearing in The Whale. Other Boston credits include Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Magnificent Bastards Production), Othello, and God’s Ear (Actors Shakespeare Project). Josephine is a recent graduate of Emerson College, where she received a BFA in Acting. Special thanks to David, Paul, and the entire cast and crew.
ELIOTT PURCELL (Jason/Tyrone) recently appeared at SpeakEasy as Rhys in appropriate. Other recent credits: Romeo and Juliet, Cymbeline, King Lear, Two Gentlemen of Verona (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company); Our Town (Huntington Theatre Company); Laura, Meet Me in St. Louis, (Stoneham Theatre); A Measure of Normalcy (Gloucester Stage Company); Language of Angels (Happy Medium Theatre); and The Importance of Being Earnest, The Song of Achilles (Newton Theatre Company). NY credit: Jews on First (Piece of Tish Productions). Thanks to both Pauls for giving me this chance, and David for always having my back, especially when I’m arguing with myself.
DARIO SANCHEZ (Timothy) is thrilled to be making his SpeakEasy (and professional) debut! Other credits include Welcome to Arroyo’s (Circuit Theatre Company), a wake for david’s fucked-up face (Samuel French OOB Festival in NYC), and devised work with the Trinacria Theatre Company in Sicily. He’s a member of Northeastern University’s class of 2017, playing roles in productions of Elephant’s Graveyard, columbinus, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Heidi Chronicles. He also starred in the two-time Emmy-winning webseries, Paper Trail. Offstage, he enjoys playing guitar, cursing in foreign languages, and eating too much.
LEWIS D. WHEELER* (Pastor Greg) is ecstatic about his SpeakEasy debut. Recent credits include: Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Pattern of Life (New Rep); Richard II (Actors’ Shakespeare Project); Uncanny Valley (Stoneham Theatre); The Totalitarians, Doubt, An Ideal Husband (Gloucester Stage); No Man’s Land (IRNE Nomination – American Repertory Theatre); The Importance of Being Earnest, The Glass Menagerie, A Number (Lyric Stage). Also: Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Nora Theatre, Underground Railway Theatre, Huntington Theatre, American Stage (Florida), Vineyard Playhouse, Publick Theatre, Wheelock Family Theatre, and Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre. Film/TV: Black Mass, Manchester by the Sea, The Company Men, Pink Panther 2, Louisa May Alcott (PBS), Brotherhood, and upcoming Live by Night. BA from Cornell University and MFA American Film Institute.