Patient Lover Friend: bios
RICHARD RICE ALAN* (Actor 1) is excited to be working on this new piece. Favorite roles: Dracula- DRACULA, El Gallo- THE FANTASTICKS, Emile de Becque- SOUTH PACIFIC. Serge- ART, John Dickinson- 1776, Shows: BLITHE SPIRIT, PHANTOM-World Premiere, MOST HAPPY FELLA with Spiro Mallas, SWEENEY TODD. Films & more @ www.RichardRiceAlan.com
MATT COHN* (Lover) Matthew Cohn is a New York-based artist. New York: Don Juan Comes Back From The War (Lenfest Center for the Arts); Seen/By Everyone (playwright/performer with Five on a Match, at HERE Arts Center); Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night's Dream (New Place Players); The Country Wife (Odyssey Productions); Henry V (Kill Mike, Use…); The Reluctant Lesbian (Vox Theater/NY International Fringe); Babette's Feast (The Connelly Theater). Regional: Oslo, A Doll’s House, and The Importance of Being Earnest (Northern Stage); Measure for Measure (Elm Shakespeare); Rhinoceros (Mighty Theater). Seen/By Everyone had its West Coast Premier at Theater of Yugen in San Francisco this fall. He is also the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Vox Theater. www.matthewcohn.com
LULU FOGARTY* (Friend) 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. She has done many readings with 360repco! Check out her website for more info. BFA: Syracuse University. www.lulufogarty.com
ADRIEL IRIZARRY (Actor 3) is an Actor, Writer, and Director from Romeoville, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago. After graduating from the American Musical & Dramatic Academy in New York City, Adriel returned to Chicago to perform in Prologue Theatre’s Patria Libre at Rivendell Theatre. Transplant back to NYC, he continued his studies under the tutelage of Brad Calcaterra at the STUDIO NYC. Currently he is in post-production of a short film titled “Roomies”, and working on his original scripted series, “Sweet Moments”. He is repped by Jenevieve Brewer at JBTalent and Ken Melamed at Bret Adams Ltd Artist’s Agency. Follow his work on instagram at @irizarryo
ADAM PATTERSON* (The Man) NY Theatre: The Pill (La MaMa), CasablancaBox (HERE Arts Center), Island (NYSX), Midsummer Night’s Dream (New Place), The Country Wife (Odyssey Prod.), Eurydice (360 RepCo). Regional: Three Man Tempest & To Kill a Mockingbird (Burning Coal), As You Like It & Hamlet (Plimoth Players), Lulu & Learning Russian (Hangar Theatre Lab), Charlotte’s Web (Hangar Theatre), Titus Andronicus (Bare Theatre), Elephants and Gold (Berkshire Fringe). Adam holds a BFA from Emerson College . Adam-Patterson.com.
MAUREEN VAN TREASE* (Actor 2) actress, voiceover artist, playwright and singer, SAG-AFTRA, AEA. So elated to be working with Thom (again!), and excited to be collaborating on Patient/Lover/Friend. She continues to be frequently involved in hosting and presenting for International Women Artists Salon Radio podcast (find us on Podbean) and has done for the last 3 years. She holds a BA in Theater from Hardin-Simmons University, and a Post Grad diploma in Musical Theater from Mountview Conservatoire in London. She acted in professional theater in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Georgia as well as the Tampa Bay area for 10 years before moving to New York in 2002. Favorites: Those Whistling Lads: The Poetry and Short Stories of Dorothy Parker (writer, actress, producer), “8:46” (actress - Cannes Marche du Filme) and “Leitmotif (aka Three Steps to Paradise)” (actress) as well as appearing in numerous festivals in New York through the years including Planet Connections Theater Festivity (with Thom at the helm!) and the NYC Fringe Festival. She is currently working on writing a web series about working in a Rehab facility.