Begins January 2024
Part of our 5-show package!
JANUARY 31 – FEBRUARY 25, 2024
^30 Under 30 Party
*Across the Boards - Join members of the creative team for a discussion following the performance.
(i) Insider's Night - An exclusive event for 2ST Subscribers. Join us one hour before for wine, hors d’oeuvres, and intimate discussion with one of the show’s designers.
Gabby Beans is a Tony Award nominated actress. Some of her recent TV credits include Apple's "Presumed Innocent", HBO’s “Succession,” CBS’ “Blue Bloods”, CBS’s “The Good Fight”, Netflix’s “House of Cards”, and Showtime’s “Ray Donovan”. Some past theater credits include “The Skin of Our Teeth” at Lincoln Center (Tony Award Nomination for Best Lead Actress), “I’m Revolting” at the Atlantic Theater Company, “Anatomy of a Suicide” at the Atlantic Theater Company, and “Mary Seacole” at LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater.
CARMEN M HERLIHY
Select Credits - Theater: Kingdom Come (Roundabout), Bachelorette (Second Stage), crooked (Women’s Project; Lucille Lortel Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress), The Piano Teacher (Vineyard Theatre), The Thugs (Soho Rep), columbinus (NYTW, Drama League Nomination for Ensemble), Regional: Top Girls (Huntington Theatre), Recent Alien Abductions (Humana Festival) TV: “Servant”, “Blue Bloods”, “New Amsterdam”, “Awkwafina is Nora From Queens”, “Madam Secretary”, Film: The Trouble with Cali, The Switch, The Rebound, Burn After Reading, Morning Glory, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, My First Kiss and the People Involved.
April Matthis Obie Award-winning actor. Broadway: THE PIANO LESSON. Selected Off-Broadway: PRIMARY TRUST (Roundabout); HELP (The Shed); TONI STONE (Roundabout); FAIRVIEW, LEAR (Soho Rep). Elevator Repair Service: The Sound & the Fury; Fondly, Collette Richland (NYTW); Measure for Measure (The Public); Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf (Abrons Art Center); GATZ (Perth Festival).TV: The Blacklist, New Amsterdam (NBC), EVIL, The Good Fight (Paramount Plus); Life & Beth (Hulu). Film: Black Card (HBO, Showtime), Fugitive Dreams (FantasiaFest, Cinequest), Ramona at Midlife (Woodstock Film Festival).
Taylor Schilling is an Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe nominated actress, who most recently starred alongside Connie Britton in Apple TV+’s series “Dear Edward,” based on the novel by Ann Napolitano and executive produced by Jason Katims. Schilling appeared as Erica Gauthier in Hulu’s hit miniseries “Pam & Tommy,” which was released on February 2, 2022. Previous television credits include: Netflix acclaimed series, “Orange is the New Black” and Hulu’s anthology series “Monsterland.” Film credits include: “Family” (premiered at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival), “The Public” (premiered at the 2018 Toronto Film Festival),” “The Prodigy,” “Take Me,” Netflix’s “The Titan,” “The Overnight” (which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival and SXSW Film Festival) and “The Lucky One.” On stage, Schilling starred in the Classic Stage Company production of “A Month in the Country,” opposite Peter Dinklage. Schilling graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting and subsequently attended New York University’s Graduate Acting Program.
BY KATE DOUGLAS
Kate Douglas is a writer, composer, performer, and horticulturist. Recent work includes The Apiary (Judith Royer Award); The Ninth Hour at The Met Cloisters (starring opposite her co-writer Shayfer James); Against Women & Music! with Grace McLean (The Civilians); and The Lucky Few (starring opposite her co-writer Todd Almond). She has been awarded residencies at SPACE on Ryder Farm, Swale House on Governors Island, New York Stage & Film, Rhinebeck Musicals, Millay Arts, Goodspeed Musicals, and the New Musicals Lab at Ferguson Center, among others. Alum of the Dramatists Guild Fellows Program, Colt Coeur, The Civilian R&D Group, GTG Speakers Corner, and The Orchard Project Greenhouse. Previous performance credits include Punchdrunk's Sleep No More (where she also held the title of Associate Artist), Fernando Rubio's Everything by my side, Third Rail's The Grand Paradise, and Kansas City Choir Boy starring Todd Almond and Courtney Love. Upcoming: featured performer in Liz Phair's 30th Anniversary Tour of her seminal album Exile in Guyville. BFA: New York University. Certificate in Sustainable Garden Design, New York Botanical Garden. www.katedouglasprojects.com
DIRECTED BY KATE WHORISKEY
Kate Whoriskey On Broadway she directed Clyde's, Sweat and The Miracle Worker. Some off-Broadway credits include Letters from Max at Signature, All the Natalie Portmans at MCC, Songs for a New World at Encores Off Center, How I Learned to Drive at Second Stage, Ruined at Manhattan Theatre Club & Fabulation and Inked Baby at Playwrights Horizons among others. She has directed acclaimed productions at theatres nationally including the Goodman, the Geffen, South Coast Rep, Sundance Theatre Lab, Shakespeare Theatre, the A.R.T., the Huntington, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Baltimore Center Stage, and Arena Stage. Her opera direction has been seen at the Chatelet in Paris and Teatro Municipal in Brazil.