Wednesday, July 13, 2016

SEE YOU HAVE ME By Simone Allen and Ed Rosini; Program Info, Creative Team & Actors Bios

SEE YOU HAVE ME Written By Simone Allen and Ed Rosini
Music By Simone Allen  Directed by Allison Benko
Time:  The present.                                                                 Place:  The family house.

Characters in order of appearance

Sam                                                                                          Grace Oberhofer
Nick                                                                                          Ed Rosini
Who’s Who
Grace Oberhofer (Sam) is a performer/composer/sound designer originally from Tacoma, Washington. After graduating from Tufts University (B.A. Music '15), Grace moved to Brooklyn and has since collaborated with the Adirondack Theatre Festival, HERE, and The Tank, among others. Previous roles include Sally Brown in You're...Charlie Brown!, Amalia in She Loves Me, and the Witch in Into the Woods. ~Love and thanks to this amazing cast & creative team!

Ed Rosini (Co-Book Writer/Nick) is a senior at Tufts University where he studies drama. See You Have Me was the first stage musical he’s written for, but in his time at Tufts, he’s written three original web series with his favorite writing partner (Jules and Monty, Wave Jacked and Pantheon University), wrote and directed an original podcast called The Valiant, and has worked on several other projects as well, including co-writing adaptations of Shakespeare’s works for children.

Simone Allen (Writer/Composer) Simone Allen is a music student at Tufts University, where she is actively involved with musical theatre. She has music-directed eight productions at Tufts, including Next to Normal, Into the Woods, and 35mm. Simone has also worked with composer Drew Gasparini as a pit orchestra musician and music transcriptionist. See You Have Me is Simone's first musical and she hopes to continue writing for musical theatre. Thanks to her family, the Riant Theatre, the Tufts University music/drama departments, and her friends from Tufts for supporting her during the development of this show.

Allison Benko (Director) is a New York theatre director who is currently assisting Bartlett Sher on the recent world premiere of Oslo (Lincoln Center Theatre). Regional theatre directing credits include Every Christmas Story Ever Told and The Arthur Miller Centennial (Gloucester Stage Company). Allison graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University, and studied classical acting at the British-American Dramatic Academy in London. Future projects include the ongoing development of Grace Oberhofer's A Doll's House: A New Opera.

Peter V. Secrest (Stage Manager) is a rising senior at Tufts University where he is pursuing a double major in Classics and Drama. He has stage managed Faye Dupras’ The Great Red Ball Rescue and an original student written thesis, Last. Other credits include: the director of Tufts’ Torn Ticket II’s Little Shop of Horrors and Bare Bodkin Theatre Co.’ Doctor Faustus.

Book by Simone Allen & Ed Rosini
Music & Lyrics By Simone Allen
Allison Benko, Director
Simone Allen, Music Director

Nick's family just doesn't get him, and neither does his older sister, Sam, who has just come home from her second year at college. Watch this family struggle with finding themselves, loving each other, and letting go in this original short musical.
Thursday, July 14th at 7pm
Sunday, July 17th at 9pm
Thursday, July 21st at 7pm

At the Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 West 46th Street, NYC
The Riant Theatre’s Strawberry One-Act Festival

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