Falling Down the Stairs: bios

Ramsey Faragallah Theater:  The Kennedy Center, The Public Theater, The Old Vic, Williamstown, Manhattan Theater Club, The McCarter Theater, Culture Project, New York Stage and Film, Yale University, Hartford Stage, Lincoln Center Lab, Red Bull Theater, Bedlam Theater, Hang a Tale. Films of Woody Allen, Sidney Pollack, Sidney Lumet among others. Select Television: Homeland, Madam Secretary, The Black List, Taken, Falling Water,  The Big C, State of Affairs, One Life to Live, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Good Wife, The Unforgettables, The Sopranos, 30 Rock, the Law & Orders, Blue Bloods, Flight of the Conchords & NYC 22.

Osh Ghanimah Off-Broadway/Regional: The Vagrant Trilogy (The Public; wkshp),  Refugia (Guthrie; wkshp), Hansel & Gretel (ART), Made in the USA(Garis & Hahn), Sama: A New Musical directed by Daniel Goldstein (Davenport Theater), Mud (Dramanauts), Meanwhile, In Baghdad (FringeNYC). International: The Imaginary Invalid, The Proposal (Moscow Art Theatre). TV: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Blacklist, Happyish, Deadbeat, Sneaky Pete, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Law & Order: SVU.  Upcoming film: All We Had, starring and directed by Katie Holmes, The Road to Jericho.  Training: BA in Theatre and English Lit./BS in Secondary Education, Loyola UniversityChicago; MFA in Acting, Harvard/ART. Recently, Osh was a Guest Lecturer of Acting at Harvard’s Office of the Arts and a Presidential Fellow with its Office of the President where he founded Broadway For All—a tuition-free summer conservatory for teens, dedicated to transforming diversity on the American stage and screen. oshghanimah.com

Daoud Heidami's credits include Film: MONEY MONSTER. YOU DON'T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN, SEX AND THE CITY 2, SAFE, SYRIANA. Also produced the award winning feature documentary SKANKS. Television: THE BLACKLIST and LAW AND ORDER. He also completed the 1st season on the web series WHAT'S YOUR EMERGENCY.

Broadway: BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO. Off-Broadway: RIPCORD (Manhattan Theatre Club) AMERICAN HERO (2econd Stage Theatre), TITUS ANDRONICUS (The Public Theatre), AFTERMATH (New York Theatre Workshop), MASKED (Daryl Roth Theatre), (I AM) NOBODY'S LUNCH (P.S. 122 and 59E59 Theatres with The Civilians). 

He is an associate artist with The Civilians and New York Theatre Workshop and received his MFA from University of California at San Diego.

Dina Shihabi NYU Grad Acting MFA, favorite credits there include The Seagull, Waiting for Lefty, The Eggs. Off Broadway: Extreme Girls and One Guy, Neither Heaven Nor Earth. Regional: Picasso at the Lapin Agile. Film: Amira and Sam, Cigarette Soup, David. TV: Madame Secretary, SnL, The Daily Show. 

Hadi Tabbal is an actor, theater director, and playwright. He has been involved in play development with The Sundance Theatre Institute (Utah Lab and East Africa Lab), The Lark Play Development Center, Noor Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, The Public Theatre, New Dramatists, and others. Acting credits include Mona Mansour’s The Hour of Feeling (The Humana Festival), Circumstance (Sundance Audience Award), Madam Secretary (CBS), Elementary (CBS), The Blacklist (NBC), House of Cards (Netflix), and Person of Interest (CBS).  Directing credits include the New York premiere of Teach for America by Rob Ackerman and the world premiere of After by Mona Mansour and Tala Manassah. Hadi was playwright in residence at Berkeley Rep’s GroundFloor program where he started writing The Remnants, a play in development. Hadi holds a MFA in Acting from The New School for Drama. He is adjunct assistant professor of theatre at CUNY York College, a Fulbright scholar, and an artistic associate with the Sundance Theatre institute.

Rasha Zamamiri is an Arab-American wactor, singer, and voice over artist. Past theatre credits include: The Who & The What (Gulfshore Playhouse), We Live In Cairo (The O'Neill), THE WIFE (BerkeleyRep Ground Floor Workshop), TRANSIT (Chautauqua Theatre Company),  HOUR OF FEELING (Actors Theatre of Louisville, Humana Festival), AFTERMATH (New York Theatre Workshop & World Tour), LIVING IN EXILE (LaMama). Tv/Films: Blue Bloods, The Blacklist, Amira & Sam, Sonnet For a Towncar, One Night, Good Medicine, Coca-Cola 'America Is Beautiful' as the Hijabi Woman, ESPN/History's The Vikings 'Another Seer'. Proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.