MATT COHN* (B) Recent New York credits include: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night (New Place Players); The Next War (Vox Theater); The Reluctant Lesbian (Vox Theater/New York International Fringe Festival); The Country Wife (Chernuchin Theatre);Henry V (Kill Mike, Useâ); King Lear (National Black Theater of Harlem); Ms. Bovary (Augmented Seventh Theater); Aliens Exist (Manhattan Repertory Theater). Regional: The Importance of Being Earnest (Northern Stage); Measure for Measure (Elm Shakespeare Company); Rhinoceros (The Mighty Theater); A Little NightMusic, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Almost, Maine, and the world premier of A Legendary Romance, among many others (New London Barn Playhouse). Matt Cohn graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Philosophy and Theater. He is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Vox Theater. http://www.matthewcohn.com, http://www.voxtheater.org
LULU FOGARTY* (C) NYC: Lancelot (360repco), Lillian Smith Being Heard (Syracuse Stage, Theatre Row, The LOFT at Judson, Dixon Place), SURRENDER (2009 Drama Desk Nomination: Unique Theatrical Experience), Christmas Rappings (dir. Russ Treyz), Henry V (dir. Adam Patterson); Eurydice, Desdemona, The Artifacts, The Mentee (dir. Thom Fogarty). International: Taiwan National Tours of Grandpa’s Dream andThe Toy Box; Embedded (Edinburgh International Fringe Festival); A Comedy of Errors Workshop (Shakespeare’s Globe, London). Regional: Steel Magnolias (dir. Russ Treyz). She is currently writing a play about ethnicity, politics and identity in Taiwan. BFA: Syracuse University. www.lulufogarty.com
TERRENCE RIGGINS* (A) Mr. Riggins began his Equity career in the title role of August Wilson's King Hedley II under the direction of the late Israel Hicks for the Denver Center Theatre Company where he was an acting company member. He then went on to play Stanley and Thorvald, respectively, in the company's adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire and A Doll's House. He has appeared as Harmond Wilks, Caesar Wilks, and Walter Lee Younger also under the direction of Mr. Hicks, whom he credits along with August Wilson with reawakening his passion for the theatre. Mr. Riggins is also a produced playwright whose solo show, A Ritual Journey Toward Unbecoming Tragedy and his multi-character play, Bastardis Eclipsus, are currently in development.
C. KELLY WRIGHT* (M) Ms. Wright has appeared as The Lady in The Scottsboro Boys, AhmansonTheatre, LA, reprising a role that garnered her a 2012 Critic's Circle Award for Best Featured Female in a Musical (American Conservatory Theater, SF/Old Globe, SD). Off-Broadway: Revival of The Great MacDaddy (Negro Ensemble Co.), Langston in Harlem, (Urban Stages, AUDELCO Award nomination, Best Supporting Actress). Other acclaimed performances include Black Pearl Sings!, Caroline, or Change, Radio Golf, It Ain’t Nothin But the Blues, A Civil War Christmas and Crowns. Wright loves developing new works. She appeared in world premieres of A Little Princess and Memphis and has given voice to new works from Marcus Gardley, Katori Hall, Imani Harrington, Mike Jones, Victor Lodato, Nina Mercer, Robert O'Hara, and Venus Opal Reese to name a few. Wright's film work includes Angel Wishes, Everyday Black Man and Black Nativity.