by Joe Marshall
It's August 2021 in New York City, one year after the COVID lockdown. Following CDC guidance due to an uptick in positive cases, Mayor Bill de Blasio announces that masks will be required beginning August 16th. After already being isolated for months, four gay friends meet for an afternoon of cocktails, where the isolation quickly blurs the lines between love, sex, lies, jealousy, friendship and murder.
Meet the Cast
Hayden is very excited to be a lead for the very first time in his acting career. You may have previously seen him in his role as Robin in the comedy musical Something Rotten performed at the Herricks Community Center, or as the Munchkin Mayor in The Wizard OZ performed at Farmingdale State College.
He is currently studying at the Lee Strasberg Institute of Film in the pursuit of becoming a professional method actor.
Justin Cimmino is ecstatic to be back on stage in this thrilling production. Justin has been in a wide variety of productions over the past 17 years. Some favorite credits include, The Wild Party (Oscar), Beauty and the Beast (Lefou), Phantom (Young Erik), Ascension Day (Randy), Wizard of Oz (Nikko), Mary Poppins (Neleus Swing), A Christmas Carol (Featured Dancer) and many more. Justin would like to thank Joe for this amazing opportunity. Justin would also like to thank his family and Joey for all their love and support.
Calvin is based in Mineola, New York and received his AA in Acting at Nassau Community College. Made his Off Broadway debut as Peter Pan in the world premiere of Pandemonium: A Sequel to Peter Pan and Jimmy in Frankinatra. Other notable works include Buddy Layman (The Diviners), Buddy the Elf (Elf The Musical), Aaron Shultz (Legally Blonde), Chip Tolentino (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Jason Dean (Heathers The Musical), Orin Dennis (Children of a Lesser God), Amos Hart (Chicago), Jekyll/Hyde (Jekyll and Hyde The Musical), Alan Dangle (One Man, Two Guvnors), Aaron (First Date), Ensemble (Sweet Charity, Cinderella, Hello, Dolly!, Mean Girls), Pitman/Fleet (Titanic The Musical), Caldwell B. Cladwell (Urinetown), Dennis (All Shook Up), Shrek (Shrek The Musical), Otis (Suite Surrender). For Jim and Ramon. For Chris. For my Mother, Catherine, who believes in me.
Jeff is honored to be performing in the premiere of this amazing and important play. Regional Credits: Nice Work If You Can Get It (Chief Berry), Bullets Over Broadway (Long Island Premiere, Warner Purcell), Curtains (Oscar Shapiro), Ragtime (Henry Ford), Memphis (Mr. Simmons), A New Brain (The Minister), Falsettos (Mendel), Little Shop of Horrors (Mushnik), Hairspray (Wilbur Turnblad), Company (David), Into the Woods (Narrator/Mysterious Man), The Secret Garden (Albert Lennox).
Congratulations to Joe and one of the most amazing casts I've had the pleasure to work with. For Edwin, who always helps me realize that everyone is living a unique and complex life.
This is Giusseppe's first stage show since his involvement with Backstage Theater Company at Farmingdale State College. He met Joe Marshall when he directed “Clue” at on campus and was cast as Wadsworth. At Farmingdale State College you may have seen him in shows such as “Little Shop of Horrors”, “12 Angry Jurors”, “Dog Sees God”, and “Almost Maine.”
Though he loves acting, he's in pursuit of a career in Film & TV screenwriting and directing. In his free time, Giusseppe tries to look for acting jobs that are close by to fill up his resume and to gain as much experience as he can. This show, SONDER, is really something special, and I feel that my fellow cast members and myself have had chills ever since reading the script for the first time. I definitely had to be a part of it as I really do believe this show needs to be seen by a wider audience, and I had an amazing time doing everything I could to portray the character Lee to the best of Joe’s liking. I hope you all can come out and see this magnificent production.
JK is absolutely thrilled to be working alongside such a wonderful group of new and familiar faces alike! Recent credits include Something Rotten! (Herrick’s Players), You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown! (Royal Star Theatre), Romeo & Juliet (Richmond Hill Park Players); endless love and gratitude for Joe, my cast, my family, and my better half Dan — thank you for putting up with my antics; MMC ‘20 Theatre Performance & Directing.
Jordan was recently seen in a Herricks Players production of Something Rotten (Peter Quince), and a Taylor Seupel short film of Suicide Eyes (Adam). His adventures performing in theater are moving faster than he anticipated, but he is excited and proud to work with Joe Marshall once again as Steve for his first acting role in a play! He’d like to thank his family for the support, the Something Rotten cast, R.Evolucion Latina, J.C. Laws, and Joe Marshall for the opportunities they’ve given him.
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