OCTOBER 10, 2016
|Writer / Director:||Robert Williams|
|Executive Pro.||Devin Nelson|
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Writer/Director – Robert Williams
Robert Williams is a playwright and director of theater and film. His recent work includes writing and directing War Is Over, a short film denouncing war, that was screened in Rome, Milan, Ghent, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Ottawa, New York, San Diego and Las Vegas. He also wrote and directed It Was A Girl, a short film that raised awareness about the controversial tragedy of abortion. It was screened at New York Film Academy in New York. In 2012, he directed and co-wrote with Michele Farbman That is How I Left (ThatIsHowILeft.com), a powerful biographical play staged at the Living Theater to critical acclaim. Robert is currently writing a film adaptation of When Yellow Were the Stars on Earth. He directed and wrote several pays since arrived in NY in 1999. That Is How I Left, Antigone, Romeo and Juliet, The Spelling Bee Test and Bluebird. When Yellow Were the Stars on Earth is his most beloved original play.
Klara – Gudrun Buhler
Gudrun is a graduate of HB Studios and the Acting School Karlsruhe in Germany. She is active as an actress, writer and director in NY since 2001 with roles such as, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Hermione in Winterstale, Desdemona in Othello, Gudrun is also a prize winning writer and director she won prizes with her production of Romeo and Juliette the Musical, Who is afraid of the Moon? and Dances of Life and Death. Other beloved plays she starred in: The Mosquito Lake and Persian Garden. In 2015 Gudrun was on Tour in Europe and America with the critically acclaimed One Woman Show The Other Mozart. Gudrun played Klara in all three runs of When Yellow Were the Stars on Earth.
Gunter – Ron Nummi
was fortunate enough to arrive in New York during the time that the Actor’s Studio was still being led by Lee Strasberg. He has starred in several motion pictures and television programs. Additionally, he has performed in countless stage productions and has had the pleasure of working with such luminaries as John Patrick Shanley, Robert DeNiro, Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, William Hurt, Christopher Walken, Ben Gazzara and Burt Young among many others.
Joseph – Jan Potter
Ian Potter was born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He holds a BA in Theatre Performance from West Chester University. After college Ian worked for five years at Gamut Classic Theatre/Harrisburg Shakespeare Company as their Scenic Designer/Carpenter/Painter/ and Core Company Actor. During his time with the company he played such roles as: Puck, (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Mercutio, (Romeo & Juliet), Hamlet (Hamlet), among others. Since moving to New York in September 2015 Ian has been fully involved in Film scene starring in such films as: Sins of Excess, Max’s Dark Secret, Interrogation, and Friday Night Dead. He is also currently involved in a filmed stage production of the original play The Tragic Circumstances of 1948.
Light/Sound tech – Patrick Bakalli
Patrick Bakalli has been a lighting and sound design technician for more than 15 years. Before joining Cabrini Repertory Theater as Audio and Visual Director, he ran the A/V department for AIDS non-profit The One Foundation, which utilized Patrick’s skills for staged performances, both in & out of doors. He has designed projections & run tech over 100 plays, increasing each show’s ability to run smoothly and look as stylishly beautiful as possible.
Executive Producer – Devin Nelson
Devin Nelson is an artist hailing from Long Island with a background in theatre and dance. After receiving her BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College, she went on to be a brand ambassador for the experiential theatrical marketing company TheatreMAMA. She most recently celebrated her playwriting debut with the premiere of “The Rare Upper Hand” at the Davenport Theatre. She currently resides in Astoria.