George Brant’s plays include Grounded, Elephant’s Graveyard, Marie and Rosetta, Into the Breeches!, Grizzly Mama, Good on Paper, The Mourners’ Bench, Salvage, Three Voyages of the Lobotomobile, Any Other Name, Defiant, Dark Room, and One Hand Clapping. An Affiliate Writer at the Playwright’s Center, his scripts have been produced internationally by The Public Theater, the Atlantic Theater Company, Cleveland Play House, Trinity Repertory Company, Milwaukee Repertory, the Studio Theatre, City Theatre, London’s Gate Theatre, Page 73, Melbourne’s Red Stitch Theatre and Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, among others. He has received a Lucille Lortel Award, an Edgerton New Play Award, a Kennedy Center National Playwriting Award, the Smith Prize, a Scotsman Fringe First Award, a Creative Workforce Fellowship, an Off-West End Theatre Award, an NNPN Rolling World Premiere, three OAC Individual Excellence Awards, and the Keene Prize for Literature. He has been awarded writing fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the McCarter Theatre Center, Blue Mountain Center, the Djerassi Resident Artist’s Program, and the Michener Center for Writers. He is a graduate of the Michener Center at UT-Austin and is published by Samuel French, Oberon Books and Smith & Kraus.
M. BEVIN O'GARA (Director)
is Artistic Producing Director at the Kitchen Theatre Company. As a director, Bevin's credits include The Who & The What by Ayad Ahktar, Milk Like Sugar by Kirsten Greenidge (Elliot Norton Award nomination for Best Production) and Becoming Cuba by Melinda Lopez at the Huntington Theatre Company; The Bridges of Madison County, appropriate, A Future Perfect, Tribes (Elliot Norton and IRNE Awards for Best Production), and Clybourne Park with SpeakEasy Stage Company; Brahman/i, Chronicles of Kalki, You for Me for You, Love Person, and The Pain and the Itch with Company One Theatre; Phedre with Actors’ Shakespeare Project; Fast Company with the Lyric Stage Company, Marjorie Prime with the Nora Theatre Company, How Soft the Lining and Translations with Bad Habit Productions, Two Wives in India and Gary with Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 2.5 Minute Ride with New Repertory Theatre, and Melancholy Play with Holland Productions.
DAVID ARSENAULT (Scenic/Lighting Designer)
KTC: 19 shows in seven seasons. Grounded marks David’s 20th production. Favorite KTC productions include: Ironbound, Sex with Strangers, Peter and the Starcatcher, Call Me Waldo, The Whipping Man, Mary's Wedding, Seminar, and A Body of Water. Select NYC: A Letter to Harvey Milk(Theatre Row), Education (59e59), and Peer Gynt (Classic Stage Company, Dir. John Doyle). International: English Theatre Berlin, Germany. Regional: Kennedy Center, Ogunquit Playhouse, Bay Street Theatre, Weston Playhouse, Dorset Theatre Festival, Geva Theatre, Hangar Theatre, Merry Go Round Playhouse, Gulfshore Playhouse, Urban Arias, Bucks County Playhouse, among others. Broadway (Associate): Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Color Purple (revival, also London and US National Tour), King Charles III, Constellations, and Disaster! He is the recipient of the 2017 Norma Fire Emerging Artist Award. Member: United Scenic Artists 829. Education: Ithaca College. www.DavidArsenaultDesign.com
ARI HERZIG (Projections)
has designed projections/video for ArtsEmerson (Kiss, Mala, Sugar), Speakeasy Stage Company (The Bridges of Madison County, Tribes), Revels Inc. (Christmas Revels 2016), Lyric Stage Company (Fast Company, Dear Elizabeth, Chinglish), New Repertory Theatre (The Snow Queen), Poets' Theatre (Albatross), and the Huntington Theatre Company (Ryan Landry's M). They received an IRNE award for Projection Design for a Small Stage in 2016 for Albatross at the New Repertory Theatre. Ari works as the Lighting and Projection Supervisor for the Office of the Arts at Emerson College. They graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Theatre Design/Technology. ariherzig.com
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