C A S T & C R E W : F r i n g e N Y C 2 0 1 8
Rebekah Carrow as Mary
Mahima Saigal as Exeter
Sheree V Campbell as Bedford
Emily Oliveira as Court
Kendall Segovia as Bardolph
Bailey Gray Keith as Pistol
Jun Chen as Westmoreland
Katrina Phillip as Katherine
Isaac Beauchamp as Henry
Ahkai Franklin as Male Exeter
James Johnston as Male Bedford
Michael Barnette as Male Court
Yarin Brosh as Male Bardolph
Max Stein as Male Pistol
Nave Barel as Male Westmoreland
Christopher Murray as Montjoy
Rebekah Carrow (Mary) is an NYC based actor/playwright. She is a graduate of Atlantic Acting Studio Evening Conservatory. Carrow is interested in exploring gender, feminism, and power dynamics in her work. This is her first play. Her past acting credits include “The Laramie Project” with The Wandering Theatre Company, Mercutio in “Juliet and her Romeo”, and Nurse/Teacher in “B in Oblivion.”
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Mahima Saigal (Exeter) is an actor, writer, choreographer and cheerleader for everything books, Bollywood and Beyonce! Born and raised in New Delhi, she came to New York in 2013 to study at the Atlantic Theater's Acting School where she got to study Practical Aesthetics with Scott Zigler and Neil Pepe. In India, Mahima was part of Ashley Lobo’s dance company as well as a member of Nikolina Nikoleski’s Dance Academy. She got her certificate in acting from the Barry John Studios, while she worked at the acclaimed Akshara Nat’l Classical Theatre of India on various productions like the Revised Kamasutra, Gandhi’s Gita, India Alive etc
Her most recent US theatre credits include: Bimala in Three Women (USA tour: NY, Chicago and Dallas) Lordes a devised piece based on Audre Lorde's essays (Katherine Wilkinson, Columbia University) Masha in The Seagull (Columbia University) Westmoreland in Mary V (Theater for the New City), Khemi in Chokher Bali (Hypokrit Theatre Co.) Anjali in Hiding Kanye (Tamasha NYC, winner Best Featured Actor award)
Mahima is uber pumped to re-join the MARY V team for its Fringe Festival run!
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Sheree V Campbell (Bedford) is an actor & singer-songwriter, born & raised in NY. She is a graduate of LIU Post: MA in Theatre & BS in English Education. Favorite credits include Mary V (Theatre for the New City), Life Tutorials (Film Repertory Group) & SLATensemble’s Out of My Skin (PIT Loft), where she also assisted in music direction & performed original songs. She has composed original music for A Midsummer Night's Dream (Secret Theatre), The Stray Dog Tales (LIU Post) & The Trial (LIU Brooklyn). Special thanks to Rebekah, Anna, cast, designers & crew-‘I will hold you up, I will not let you fall.’ @DontForgetTheV
Emily Oliveira (Court) is thrilled to be returning to Mary V, after having been a part of the previous production at Theater for the New City. Her recent credits include: Joey (I Was Unbecoming Then/ Ars Nova ANT FEST), Jailer/Waiter (Machinal, Columbia University), and Baker (The Polar Express Train Ride, Event Energizers). She has also spent some time writing and producing her own work such as her one act play: Lighthouse in Antarctica (with the help of NYU Tisch/ETW). BFA: NYU Tisch.
Kendall Segovia (Bardolph) is a graduate from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles and survives as a Licensed Massage Therapist in NYC. Some recent and favorite projects include appearing on Broadway for a special dedication to the late Sir Peter Shaffer as Charlotte Schoen in LETTICE AND LOVAGE, the role of a maternal artist, Alex in a new play work shopped through the AADA Mainstage Live Program, and most recently acting as the title role in the feature film read through of ALICE, a story based on true events. She would like to thank Rebekah and Anna for the opportunity to embody this woman, this team of actors for their passion, and her family for their constant support.
Bailey Gray Keith (Pistol) is honored to be making her NYC performance debut with the cast of Mary V! Bailey is a recent graduate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she earned a BFA in Acting. Most recently Bailey was seen at the Williamstown Theatre Festival as an apprentice where she also played Kiddie in the WTF production of “A Man’s World”. She was also seen at WTF as Rosemarie in “East of the Sun.” Other favorite credits include being a part of the ensemble of “South Pacific” at Triad Stage, spending a summer as a company member of Peppercorn Theatre, and playing Little Red in Into the Woods at UNCG. You can follow Bailey on her Instagram page @baigray to see what’s happening in her world!
Bailey is particularly honored to help bring this important piece to life. #metoo #ibelieveher
Jun Chen (Westmoreland) is a multidisciplinary visual and performance artist. She loves acting, writing, photography, painting, sketching, and other forms of creating things from nothing but love and energy. She’s very thankful to Rebekah for writing this important piece of work and Anna for her vision and guidance, both for this exciting opportunity to explore issues that are so relevant to the social conditions in which we all exist. Jun is also very thankful for the opportunity to work with this incredibly talented cast and crew.
Let’s be friends: Instagram @itsjunchen
Katrina Phillip (Katherine) is thrilled to be a part of this production of Henr— Mary V. Katrina has performed and featured choreographic works on (The Minskoff Theatre for Easter Bonnet 2012) and at off broadway venues
(The 46th Street Theatre, The Knitting Factory, Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, and The Dixon Place) over the past several years. Thank you Anna and Rebekah for such an amazing opportunity and role. Hoorah!
Isaac Beauchamp (Henry) is a recent graduate of Ball State University, where he received his BFA in acting. Some of his past New York work includes Lear in King Lear at the Brick Theatre and a random guy in the background of an episode of The Blacklist. He is beyond excited to have been a part of such a powerful piece of work, and he would like to thank the playwright, Rebekah, the director, Anna, and all of the rest of the team for pouring their souls into this piece- their passion was as infectious as it was inspiring. Enjoy the show!
Ahkai Franklin (Male Exeter) is a New York City native. After graduating from Wesleyan University in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in Theater he went on to work with a local theater company while dancing, teaching, and performing across the United States. In 2006 Ahkai and his business partner began work on a not-for-profit dance company, The Breakthrough Movement. Recently Ahkai was in A Sketch of New York, Mary V at Theater for the New City, King Lear at the brick, and can be seen in the movie Barry now streaming on Netflix. He continues to teach and perform throughout the tri-state area and is very grateful to be a part of this production.
James Johnston (Male Bedford)’s previous credits include A Hand Across the Bridge at Planet Connections, Mary V at Theater for the New City and Passion of the Frog at Muchmore’s. He has a BFA from NYU, studied at RADA, and forgot what level of UCB Improv he’s at.
Michael Barnette (Male Court) has lived his life in the theater, having grown up in an artistically inclined family, his dream came true when he graduated from the Atlantic Acting Conservatory in 2016. He was able to find his passion for writing and fight directing, and spends his summers performing with the New York Renaissance Faire, shouting at people. He is eternally grateful to Rebekah for allowing him to return to work on Mary V after the opportunity to perform the show last year, and to Anna for guiding him through this process in an entirely new light. This cast was an absolute pleasure to work with, and he was honored to be able to stand tall at their sides.
Yarin Brosh (Male Bardolph) is an Atlantic Acting School and New York Film Academy conservatory alumni. Past credits include: Theater: Drunk Tank (Producer's Club), A Sketch of New York (Producer's Club), Captain Filthy Fred (La Mama Theater), Half-Hearted (Cherry Lane Theater), Eyes of a blue dog (Dixon Place).
Max Stein (Male Pistol) has enjoyed living and acting in New York City for over a decade. Before that he trained with the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, and obtained a B.A. in Theatre at Wittenberg University. He has enjoyed working with companies including The Actor's Project, Director’s NYC, and The Complete Theatre Company. Thanks for coming to see him do what he loves!
Nave Barel (Male Westmoreland) came to NY seeking education regarding the limits of art; to stretch and explore the boundaries of creativity; to try and learn how to create the strongest of experiences, injected with truth and beauty. To ask whether we can blur the line between what is considered art and what is considered reality. To provide through divine storytelling a colorful lens, that would allow one to look at the world as he would at a painting. He aspires to part take in the construction of the ideal, the idea and the story we, as a moral society, hope to follow and could have the faith in its ability to turn one day into a reality. Using art/life at its finest
Christopher Murray (Montjoy)
Playwright - Rebekah Carrow
Director - Anna Rebek
Dramaturg - Anna Rebek
Fight Director - Joe DiNozzi
Production Manager - Taeuk Kang
Sound Designer - Sebastian Gutierrez
Lighting Designer - Elizabeth M. Stewart
Associate Lighting - Cati Kalinoski
Anna Rebek (Director & Dramaturg)
Joe DiNozzi (Fight Director) is an Advanced Actor Combatant, SAFD, and fight director who has choreographed New York shows including A Sketch of New York, Homage, Stop and Frisk, Star Wars: The Trade Federation, Dark Play or: Stories for Boys, Lilly Riggs, Satire Off-Broadway, Breakdown, Fool' s Gold, Theophany, and the New York Renaissance Faire. He has also assisted Fight Master J. David Brimmer on shows including Hamlet, Fairview, Is God Is, Hangmen, Yen, Animal, Artificial Jungle, Samara, Tis Pity She's A Whore, and Futurity. He is also honored to be returning as the fight director for the third time to Mary V. Thanks to my backbone, my gem. Couldn't do it without you.
Taeuk Kang (Production Manager) is originally from South Korea. He has done working for theatre since his middle school. After working as an actor and crew member, Taeuk is excited to be studying stage management. His previous stage management experience includes work at the Actor’s Theatre of Columbus, CATCO is Kids, and Many OSU shows. Recently, he was the ASM for Don Juan, Broken April, and Mad Forest, and SM for How I Married Myself at Columbia University. Most recently he worked internship at JRA. Taeuk’s main interest is enriching the arts through international cultural exchange.
Sebastian Gutierrez (Sound Designer) is from San Francisco and a graduate from Bard College. As a performer, he was most recently seen in the acclaimed world premiere of SUBWAY STORY, A SHOOTING. Other credits include MOBY DICK-REHEARSED, BLOOD WEDDING, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, THE IRISH WAKE OF PATTY O’TOOLE,THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN: A WALK BY, MARY V, and LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST. He has sound designed for productions at IRT (DMITRI AND THE 3000 KOPEKS), The Kraine Theater (LIVING AT HOME), Pelham Manor (AMADEUS),Theater for the New City (MARY V), New York Theater Festival (STRANGE ANIMALS AND PLASTIC FIGURES), Under St. Marks (THREE ONE ACTS BY EDWARD ALLAN BAKER), and Corkscrew Festival (OUR HOUSE IS HAUNTED). GO WARRIORS!!!!
Elizabeth M. Stewart (Lighting Designer) is a New York City based lighting designer. Her work has appeared throughout the city in venues ranging from art gallery basements to off-Broadway theatres. She has worked with companies such as What Will the Neighbors Say?, Artilliers, Untitled Theatre Collective, and Unmasked Theatre Company. In the summer of 2018, Elizabeth was a lighting design fellow at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY. Elizabeth is an Associate Consultant for Charcoalblue LLC, and an alumna of New York University - Tisch School of the Arts.
Cati Kalinoski (Associate Lighting)