John Dreher

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PlayMakers: Orderly in Imaginary Invalid, Cliff Bradshaw in Cabaret, Papa in The Parchman Hour, Gloucester, Mortimer in The Making of a King: Henry IV, Gloucester in Henry V, Dr. Herek in 8, As You Like It, Big River. Regional: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Who’s Tommy, Don’t Drink the Water, The Full Monty…. Read more »

Rinde Eckert

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Playwright/Actor PlayMakers: And God Created Great Whales. Credits: Rinde Eckert is a writer, composer, singer, actor, and director whose music and music theater pieces have been performed throughout the United States and abroad. Among them are: And God Created Great Whales (Obie Award), Horizon (Lucille Lortel Award, Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Play), and Orpheus… Read more »

Rasool Jahan

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Rasool Jahan

Shelly PlayMakers: Esther in Intimate Apparel, Jory in Disgraced, MiMi Real in The Parchman Hour. She was also the Assistant Director for Count at PRC2. Regional: Other favorite theatrical roles include Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at WriteAct Rep in L.A. and Vivian Bearing, Ph.D in Wit at Justice Theatre Project. TV/Film: Credits include… Read more »

Steven Epp

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PlayMakers: Argan in Imaginary Invalid. Regional: Co- Artistic Director of The MovingCompany, Minneapolis. Actor, writer, director and co-Artistic Director at Theatre de la Jeune Lune, winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best Regional Theatre, from 1983-2008. In his 25 years with Jeune Lune, Steven Epp collaborated in the creation and performance of over 50… Read more »

Nilan Johnson

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PlayMakers: First Man in Metamorphoses, Assassins, A Raisin in the Sun, Clybourne Park, Imaginary Invalid, Henry IV & V, The Parchman Hour, 8 (Staged Reading). International: Performer/Co-Facilitator, Playback Theatre (Playback Berlin/Second International Conference for the Arts in Society, Kassel, Germany). Regional: Roosevelt Hicks in Radio Golf (Deep Dish Theater Company); Triassic Parq (Wagon Wheel Arts);… Read more »

Tania Chelnov

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PlayMakers: Second Woman in Metamorphoses, Louise in Private Lives, Henry IV & V, 8 (staged reading). Regional: Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Cape Fear Regional Theatre). International: The Forest (Moscow Art Theater School); The Normal Heart, The Cherry Orchard, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art). UNC-Chapel Hill: Eve, Gruesome… Read more »

Tom Coiner

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PlayMakers: Victor Prynne in Private Lives. Theatre: Othello, A Christmas Carol (Denver Center Theater Company); The Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet, The Inspector General, The Little Prince (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); Perfect Wedding, Book Club Play(Geva Theatre Center). TV: HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. Education: Kenyon College and The National Theatre Conservatory.

Jeffrey Blair Cornell

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For the 2021/22 Season— THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH: Announcer / Homer / Broadcast Official / Mr. Tremayne PlayMakers: This marks Jeff’s 27th season with PlayMakers. Recently: Brutus in Julius Caesar, Father in Ragtime, Uncle Peck in How I Learned to Drive, Sipos in She Loves Me, and Darren (the Woodchuck) in Bewilderness. Some favorites:… Read more »

Dede Corvinus

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PlayMakers: Assassins, Nicholas Nickleby, The Man Who Came to Dinner, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, The Taming of the Shrew, Prelude to a Kiss, A Little Night Music, Death of Papa, Cymbeline, The Nutcracker: The Play, The Little Foxes, A Shayna Maidel, The Beggar’s Opera, Pericles, The Cherry Orchard, Beauty and the Beast, Misalliance, Old… Read more »

Danny Binstock

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Playmakers: Assassins. Other: Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Broadway, Cort Theater); Imaginary Invalid (Bard Summerscape); Pop! (Yale Repertory Theatre); Nijinsky’s Last Dance (Yale Cabaret); Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare Theatre Company); Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Signature Theatre). Education: He holds a BFA from the University of Michigan and an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.