EILEEN HOWARD (Judith Shields)
Eileen is thrilled to be reprising the role of Judith in the NY Fringe Festival after last year’s sold out run at the Manhattan Rep. She has worked in the arts for over 30 years, much of it in Ohio, and for the last four years in New York. NY theater credits include Don’t Do It (Complete Theatre), Frankenstein (Hudson Guild), Punchlines and Pregnant (Broadway Comedy Club) and Ha! Ha! Club (NY Fringe Festival). She received Central Ohio Theatre Roundtable Awards of Excellence as Mother (A New Brain), Woman 2 (Jerry’s Girls), and as a director for I Never Sang for My Father. Other Awards: Best Supporting Actress from Columbus Alive arts magazine (Gorgeous, The Sisters Rosensweig), Link awards for Excellence (Sylvia, Sylvia), (Director, Charlotte’s Web). She received critical acclaim as Mrs. Phagan (Parade), Hattie (Follies), Claire (Rumors), Mistress Ford (Merry Wives of Windsor), Della (Blue Plate Special), Mother (Deaf Day) and Sister Mary Leo (Nunsense I and II), among many others. She has appeared in independent films (Frame of Mind, There May Be Spoilers, Accidents at Home and How They Happen) and TV (Mansions and Murders, Poison Passions, A Killer Speaks). Eileen is a professional singer, composer, and recording artist who has released five CD’s. She has appeared at Birdland, The Iridium, Tomi Jazz, West End Lounge, Chez Lucienne, Something Jazz, Creekside Jazz and Blues Festival, Columbus Jazz and Ribs, Newark Jazz Festival, and many other clubs and festivals. More info at www.singouteileen.com
DANIELLE PATSAKOS (Myrna James)
Danielle Patsakos is honored to be working on this beautiful, original work written and directed by the talented Ms. Tasha Partee. She graduated from S.U.N.Y. New Paltz with a BA in Theatre. Some recent credits include, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Natasha in Three Sisters and Prospera in The Tempest with the Onomatopoeia Theatre Company. She also played Amelia in The House of Bernada Alba at the Gene Frankel Theatre where she was nominated for best supporting actress with the N.Y.I.T. Awards, Bertha in August Strindberg’s The Father at the Robert Moss Theatre, Margaret in the Manhattan Project, Summer in the NY Revels with the Symphony Space Theatre and Woman in What Are You Doing Here, in which Danielle won “Outstanding Performance in a Solo Show” with the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Danielle wishes to thank her amazing family and friends who continue to fill the seats and her husband, for being her husband.
EMILY GORDON FIRE (Rachel Shields)
Emily is honored and excited for the opportunity to continue along on the journey of this beautiful play after originating the role of Rachel last year at Manhattan Rep. Favorite past roles include Olivia in Twelfth Night, Jessica in The Merchant of Venice, Mary Tilford in The Children’s Hour, and Crab the dog in Two Gentlemen of Verona. Huge thank yous and lots of love to the entire cast and crew, and especially to Tasha, for the warmth, guidance, and inspiration she provides every single day.
JC SULLIVAN (Tia Talbot)
JC Sullivan is honored to embody frazzled Tia, who we know would be the first to raise a celebratory mojito. JC is grateful for Tasha Partee's amazing words and inspired direction. Thanks to everyone who made Mrs. Schrodinger's Cat a creative joy.
In May, she was seen in Mirror Monologues at the Davenport Black Box Theatre. JC played the posh troublemaker Mrs. Packard (complete with British accent) in He Said, She Said at Manhattan Repertory Theatre in July. An award-winning writer (she's had several stories published in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series; www.backpackingpoet.com) and director (she's directed three shows this year), JC is thrilled to now be living an artistic life. She sends love to her encouraging friends and family (thanks, Mom)! Email her at: PoetryByJC@yahoo.com
MADIGAN MAYBERRY (Delphine Talbot)
Madigan is thrilled to be making her Fringe NYC debut with such an amazingly talented cast! She studied Commercial Dance and Communications at Pace University, and graduated in May of 2016. She received sixteen years of extensive dance training from Jessica Morgan’s School of Dance in Richmond, Virginia. She was also accepted into many vigorous summer training programs, including the Summer Residential Governor’s School for Visual & Performing Arts, and Broadway Artists Alliance. Favorite credits include Big Love, “We Are The Charming’s,” Little Shop of Horrors, Guys and Dolls, The Nutcracker, and too many dance concerts to count. Thank you Tasha for believing in me to bring Delphine to life! Much love to Mom and Jake for their nonstop love and support, Jim for being my number one, and to my fabulous friends and family!
AMELIA HUCKEL-BAUER (Flannery Talbot)
Amelia Huckel-Bauer is the founder of Elora Theater Arts NYC, an educational theater company dedicated to bringing artistic excellence, empathy and community to students in the classroom and on stage. She is a New York City based actor and teaching artist with a BFA in Acting from Tisch School of the Arts, NYU and a Master's in Educational Theater from Steinhardt School of Education, NYU. As an actor, Amelia currently works with the Red Monkey Theater Group at the Cahill Theater in Riverdale, where she has been seen as as Silvia in Two Gentlemen of Verona; Julia Stonor in Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Speckled Band; and Chick in Crimes of the Heart. Other New York acting work includes Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing; Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream; and Lucille in John Patrick Shanley's Pyschopathia Sexualis.
EMILY MOODY (Caitlin Copely)
Emily Moody is currently a junior at Pace university earning her BFA in acting for film, television, voiceovers, and commercials. Emily also loves singing, dancing, piano, knitting, and yoga, and enjoys practicing each of those things in her "free time". Most recently Emily was seen in Amigos (dancer), and Happy (dancer/Grin Twin). Some of her favorite performances have been Dog Sees God (Tricia) and a web series called Campus Tour (Vera). Emily is originally from Orange County, California, and is ecstatic to put her valley girl accent to good use in this performance. Thanks to mom, dad, Tasha, and cats.
MIRIAM MOLNAR (Scenic Art & Photography)
Miriam Molnár is a writer and photographer living in Brooklyn, New York. In the past two decades, her columns, essays, travel pieces, interviews, movie and book reviews appeared in magazines and newspapers in Slovakia, Hungary and the USA. Her book of essays and photographs, co-authored with Eva Bolemant, was published in 2012. In the fall of 2013, her work was part of Hudson Guild Theater Company’s “New York Ladies”, a celebration of women writers living in New York City. This theatrical collage featuring sketches, stories, poems and lyrics was all written by women and performed by an all-female cast of 17. Miriam was one of the two stage managers and the photographer for this production. Miriam is honored by Tasha's request to contribute photos for this wonderful show!
TASHA NICOLE PARTEE (Playwright, Director)
Tasha Nicole Partee's writing has been featured by the Hudson Guild Theatre Company, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, and the upcoming 2016 New York New Works Theatre Festival. A native of Richmond, Virginia, she was a founding member of Virginia Commonwealth University's Women's Project, providing opportunities for women in theater since 1997. A former NFL cheerleader for the Baltimore Ravens, she has danced in New York productions of Romeo and Juliet and The Sleeping Beauty and choreographed productions of Midsummer Night's Dream with Onomatopoeia Theatre Company and Frankenstein with Hudson Guild Company, where she also recently played the role of Cora in The Iceman Cometh. She has directed over thirty plays and musicals and currently serves as Director of Upper School Theatre at Lawrence Woodmere Academy, where she teaches script writing, theater and dance. She holds an MA in Educational Theater from NYU and a BFA in Theatre Education (VCU).
Mrs. Schrodinger’s Cat is Tasha’s first full-length play. She is thrilled for it to be part of the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival!
EMILY VENEZIA (Production Stage Manager)
Emily recently graduated Pace University with a B.A. in Stage Management and is excited to work at The Fringe Festival for the first time! Some recent Stage Management credits include: Tink (NYMF- The Pearl), Tennessee Williams 1982 (Soho Rep), The Light in the Piazza (The Sheen Center, Dir. Victoria Clark), and various shows at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts.