- Adrianna Mitchell (’17) made her Broadway debut as Opal in James Ijames’s Pulitzer-Prize winning play Fat Ham, originating the role at The Public Theatre. The production features designs by Obie Award-winning costume designer Dominique Fawn Hill (’15).
- Whitney White (’15) directs Jocelyn Bioh’s Jaja’s African Hair Braiding.
- Brandon Reed (’15) is assistant sound designer for Good Night Oscar by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright.
- Jessica Chastain (’01) stars in Broadway revival of A Dolls’ House.
- Matthew B. Cullen (’22/’23 Company Manager) is selected as the Lin-Manuel Miranda Family General Management Fellow at the Vineyard Theatre.
- Anthony Adu (’20) stars in Backstroke Boys playing via Fault Line Theatre’s new play development program.
- Madeline Seidman (’19/’23 Guest Artist) performs in Elizabeth Baker’s Partnership at the Mint Theater.
- York Walker’s play(’12) COVENANT is currently in previews and opens officially on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at the Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street), as a part of Roundabout’s 2023 Season.
- Marinda Anderson (’11) stars in Hansol Jung’s queer restoration comedy Merry Me, which started previews in its Off-Broadway venue and will have its official opening October 31.
- Andrea Syglowski (’11) starred in Theresa Rebeck’s Dig.
- Seth Numrich (’05) plays Owen in Irish Repertory Theatre’s Translations, the first installment of a three-production tribute to the dramatist, Brian Friel.
- A reading of The Laramie Project marked the 25th Anniversary of the death of Matthew Shepard, in which Kelli Simpkins (’93/’94) was a dramaturg for the original play.
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- Jada Owens (’21) stars as Juliet in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s production of Romeo and Juliet.
- Justin Von Stein (’21) joins Charleston Stage’s cast of CLUE
- Marianna Gailus (’20) starred in the Good Apples Collective production of Sophie McIntosh’s cityscrape.
- Whitney White (’15) and Charlie Thurston (’10, ’11) star Macbeth in Stride at Shakespeare Theatre Company. Justin Schmitz (’13) and Qween Jean (’19) are featured designers.
- Carly Zien (’13) starred in Prayers for the French Republic at The Huntington at The Huntington Theatre.
- Arielle Goldman (’13) joined the cast of The Pianist at the George Street Playhouse, alongside Tina Benko ( ’23 guest artist).
- Justin Schmitz (’13) is sound designer for Morgan Gould’s Jennifer Who is Leaving at Round House Theatre, as a part of the National Capital New Play Festival.
- Pat Walsh (’11) directs the Red Door Project’s Evolve Experience.
- Gabriel Ebert (’07) stars in Joe Iconis’ The Untitled Unauthorized Hunter S. Thompson Musical at the LaJolla Playhouse.
- Kate MacCluggage (’06) and Isabel Pask (’17) star in The Thanksgiving Play at Dorset Theatre Festival
- Alex Morf’s (’06,’07) pilot “ODE TO PYSCHE” is accepted into the 2023 Dances with Films festival.
- Yaegel Welch (’03) plays Tom Robinson in Kentucky Center’s production of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird.
- Daniel Talbott (’99, ’00), theater director, is selected for the Lonely Wolf Film Festival jury.
- Jennifer Kidwell’s (’99) play Underground Railroad Game, co-created with Scott Sheppard, ran at the Wirtz Center for Performing and Media Arts Chicago.
- Shuler Hensely (’91) directs City Springs Theater’s Fiddler on the Roof, where the Tony Award-winner has been named artistic Director.
- Ted Shonka (’89) directs Washburn University Theatre’s “Almost, Maine,” by John Cariani, where he is a lecturer in communication studies.
- Sasha Schwartz (’19) presents at the Prague Quadrennial with ‘the dance floor, the hospital room, and the kitchen table’ as a part of the Emerging Designers Exhibition for scenic design.
- Andrew Richardson (’16) plays Sky Masterson in Nicholas Hytner’s production of Guys and Dolls in London.
Television & Film
- Will Harrison (’17) plays Graham Dunne in the Amazon Prime limited series Daisy Jones and The Six.
- Jules Latimer (17′) can be seen on CBS’s Fire Country, which begins it’s second season.
- Andrew Richardson (’16) plays Josh in film Daughter of the Bride.
- Audrey Corsa (’15) stars as Zoe in Apple TV’s Dear Edward and as Rebecca on Peacock’s highly anticipated series Poker Face.
- Myles Bullock (’15) is part of the cast in Hulu’s remake of White Men Can’t Jump.
- Kate Eastman (’14/’15) and Mallory Portnoy (’13) are in the cast of film Maestro.
- Jonathan Majors (’14/’15) stars as Kang the Conqueror in Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, as well as Damien Anderson in CREED III, which aired it’s trailer during Superbowl LVII.
- Mallory Portnoy (’13) joins the cast of Netflix’s MAESTRO, a film based on a biographical novel chronicle the life of acclaimed conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein, focusing on his tumultuous 25-year marriage to Felicia Montealegre.
- Sepideh Moafi (’12) stars in Hulu’s Class of ’09
- Brett Dalton (’10) plays Mark Trent on NBC’s “Found”.
- Kate MacCluggage (’06) stars in Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
- Dustin Ross (’00) returns as host of season three of “Bet on Black,” a competition series that highlights the entrepreneurial journeys of Black business owners across the United States in a variety of industries including spirits, food, skincare, and more.
- Marin Hinkle (’87) enters her fifth and final season of Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She also plays Claire Fox on ABC’s The Company You Keep.
- Lisa Kron (’83) plays the casting director in Hulu’s Only Murderers in the Building first episode of season 3.
- Ashley J. Hicks (’20), A.R.T./New York Programs Coordinator, hosts What’s Off?, podcast produced by The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York.
- Mextly Couzin (’18) named a recipient of The 1/52 Project grant.
- Amara Granderson (’19) joins cast of the Broadway revival of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.
- Susannah Flood (’05,’06) stars opposite of Deborah Messing in Noah Haidle’s Birthday Candles, directed by former artistic director, Vivienne Benesch.
- Schuler Hensley (’91) stars as Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man, opposite of Hugh Jackman. The two are reuniting for the first time since playing Curly and Jud in The National Theatre’s 1999 revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! in London.
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- Rachael Fox (’21) is in the world premiere of Jacqueline Bircher’s Another Revolution at the Gulfshore Playhouse.
- Adin Walker (’17) directs the world premiere of PreP Play, or Blue Parachute by Yilong Liu at New Conservatory Theatre Center.
- Reza Behjat (’16) is the lighting designer in the world premiere of Sanaz Toossi’s Wish You Were Here at Playwrights Horizons.
- Amy Goddard’s (’88) play DATE was selected as a feature in The Arts Incubator Short Play Fest at Irvington Theater.
Television & Film
- Brittany Bradford (’16) plays Alice Naman in HBO Max original comedy series Julia.
- Ben Stiller’s Severance premieres, featuring Tramell Tillman (’14) as Milchik.
- Auden Thorton (’09) plays Lucy, Jack Damon’s wife, on ABC’s This Is US.
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- Kaden Kearney (’19) stars as the lead , Emma, in the national tour of The Prom, which will officially launch at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio.
- Bryce Pinkham (’07) stars as serial killer Monty Navarro in Broadway’s newest hit, A Gentleman’s Guide To Love and Murder.
- Gabriel Ebert (’07) continues in his Tony Award winning performance in Matilda.
- Brian Smith (’05) has received rave reviews as the Gentleman Caller in the critically acclaimed revival of The Glass Menagerie.
- Vince Nappo (’05) appeared in the Broadway National Tour of Million Dollar Quartet.
- Shuler Hensley (’91) is now starring in the double bill of Waiting for Godot and No Man’s Land opposite Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart.
- Production Stage Manager Jenn Rae Moore and Stage Manager B. Bales Karlin are working on Bridgers of Madison County set to open in February.
- Dave Quay (’11 & ’12) conceived, wrote and starred in Until Next Time, a piece that was part of the 2013 New York Clown Theater Festival. It was lit by Cecilia Durban (‘11) and featured Molly Bernard (‘12) and Josh Tobin (‘11&’12).
- Shauna Miles (’10) appeared in the 2015 Radio City Spectacular.
- Jimmy Kieffer (’10) and Nicole Lowrance (’99) starred in the New York Company of Peter and the Starcatcher.
- Zach Appleman (‘08 & ‘09) plays Demetrius in Julie Taymor’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Theater for a New Audience.
- Ryan Garbayo (‘08/ ‘09) and Rebecca Brooksher (‘01) appear in Loot with the Red Bull Theatre.
- Amelia Pedlow (‘07 /08), Dave Quay (‘11 , ‘12) and Claire Karpen (‘11) join the cast of David Ives’ The Heir Apparent at Classical Stage Company.
- Susannah Flood (‘05 &’0 6) and Irene Sophia Lucio (‘10) joined the cast of the American premiere of Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information.
- Marin Hinkle (’87) will be starring in the revival of Dinner with Friends at the Roundabout this winter.
- Lisa Kron (’83) starred in The Good Person of Szechwan at the Public Theater, alongside Clifton Duncan (‘07). She also wrote a new musical, Fun Home.
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- Helen Cespedes (’11) will be in Tribes at the Studio Theater in Washington DC.
- Blake Segal (’09 & ’10) was seen in Nerds with the Philadelphia Theater Company and follows the performance with Maine’s Public Theater for Good People.
- Amelia Pedlow (’08) will play Ophelia at the Denver Center in HAMLET. Julie Jesneck (’01) appeared at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre as Roxanne in Cryano de Bergerac.
- Robert Eli Thompson, Kate MacCluggage (’06) and Mahira Kakkar (‘02) all appeared in Macbeth at Hartford Stage.
- Vanessa Wache (’04) at the Cleveland Playhouse and Andrea Syglowski (’11) at the Huntington Theater in Boston took on the lead role of Wanda in Venus in Fur.
- Artistic director Vivienne Benesch directs Love Alone, a new play premiering at PlayMaker’s Rep in North Carolina. The creative team includes lighting designer Cecilia Durbin (’11) set designer Lee Savage (8 yrs of CTC design), and composer Peter Mark Kendall (‘11 & ‘13).
Television & Film
- Frankie Alvarez (’08) just wrapped up a season on the new HBO series LOOKING.
- Brett Dalton (’10) stars in the NBC’s Agents of Shield. David Conrad (’89) also has a recurring role in the series.
- Aya Cash (’03) appears in the Scorsese film Wolf of Wall Street. She was also seen on the series on HBO’s The Newsroom and CBS’s We Are Men.
- Bhavesh Patel (’05) has a recurring role on CBS’s The Good Wife.
- Molly Bernard (’12) appears as a series regular in the new Amazon series Alpha House.
- Bill Heck (’00) will appear in the TV series Taxi Brooklyn South and the film Happy Baby.
- Jessica Chastain (‘01) remains incredibly busy shooting films and graced the cover of Vogue Magazine’s December issue.
- Santino Fontana (’02/’03) stars opposite Tony Shalhoub in a stage version of the Moss Hart showbiz inspired memoir Act One.
- Alex Morf (’06/’07) joins James Franco and Chris O’Dowd in the revival of Of Mice and Men.
- William Heck (’00) stars opposite Michelle Williams in the revival of Cabaret.
- Bryce Pinkham (’07) continues a stellar run opposite Jefferson Mays in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder.
- Tony Award winner, Gabriel Ebert (’07) stars in Harvey Fierstein’s newest play Casa Valentina.
- CTC production stage manager Jenn Rae Moore and stage manager B. Bales Karlin continue working on Bridges of Madison County.
- Bryce Pinkham (’07) stars in Broadway’s newest hit, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder.
- Brian Smith (’05) received rave reviews as the Gentleman Caller in the revival of The Glass Menagerie.
- Shuler Hensley (’91) stars in the double bill of Waiting for Godot and No Man’s Land opposite Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart.
- Shauna Miles (‘08 & ’10) appeared in this year’s Radio City Holiday Spectacular.
- Clifton Duncan (’08) stars in Kung Fu at the Signature Theater.
- Amelia Pedlow (’08/’09), Dave Quay (’11/’12) and Claire Karpen make up fully half the cast of David Ives’ The Heir Apparent at Classical Stage Company.
- Michael Schantz (’09) and guest artist Karl Kenzler star in Beyond Therapy at TACT.
- Blake DeLong (’07) performs in the dance theater piece, The World is Round at BAM.
- Internationally, after winning the Irish Times Theater Award as Best Director for A Streetcar Named Desire, CTC resident director Ethan McSweeny returns to Dublin to direct Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband.
- Marin Hinkle (’87) stars in the revival of Dinner with Friends at the Roundabout.
- Susannah Flood (‘05 & ’06) and Irene Sophia Lucio (‘10) will be in the American premiere of Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information.
- Amelia Pedlow (‘07 & 08), Dave Quay (‘11 & ‘12) and Claire Karpen (‘11) make up half the cast of David Ives’ The Heir Apparent at Classical Stage Company.
- Ryan Garbayo (‘08 & ‘09) and Rebecca Brooksher (‘01) both appear in Loot with the Red Bull Theatre.
- Jimmy Kieffer (’10) and Nicole Lowrance (’99) starred in the New York Company production of Peter and the Starcatcher.
- Zach Appleman (‘08 & ‘09) was seen in Julie Taymor’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Theater for a New Audience.
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- Two CTC alums took on the phenomenal role of Wanda in the much-produced hit Venus in Fur: Vanessa Wache (’04) at the Cleveland Playhouse and Andrea Syglowski (’11) at the Huntington Theater in Boston.
- Helen Cespedes (’11) is in Tribes at the Studio Theater in Washington, D.C.
- Vince Nappo (’05) is appears in the National Tour of Million Dollar Quartet.
- Julie Jesneck (’01) appeared at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre as Roxanne in Cyrano de Bergerac.
- Blake Segal (’09 & ’10) was seen in Nerds with the Philadelphia Theater Company and heads up to Maine’s Public Theater for Good People.
- Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch directs Love Alone, a new play premiering at PlayMaker’s Rep in North Carolina. Her creative team includes lighting designer Cecilia Durbin (’11), set designer Lee Savage (8 years of CTC design) and composer Peter Mark Kendall (‘11 & ‘13).
Television & Film
- Frankie Alvarez (’08) is on billboards everywhere promoting his new HBO series, Looking.
- Brett Dalton (’10) stars in the ABC series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, in which David Conrad (’89) also has a recurring role.
- Aya Cash (’03) appears in The Wolf of Wall Street.
- Molly Bernard (’12) appears as a regular in the new Amazon series Alpha House.
- Anthony Mackie (’98) will be in the 2014 films Shelter and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
- Elizabeth Reaser (’96) can be seen on the new TV miniseries Bonnie and Clyde.
- Bill Heck (’00) will appear in the TV series Taxi: Brooklyn South and the film Happy Baby.
- Anthony Mackie (’98) has finished filming Shelter and Captain America: The Winter Solider.
- Jessica Chastain (‘01) remains incredibly busy shooting new films. She graced the December cover of Vogue.
- Gabriel Ebert (’07 & ‘08) stars as the father in the megahit Matilda and Santino Fontana (’02 & ‘03) stars as the Prince in Cinderella.
- Guest Artist Kristine Nielsen (You Can’t Take It With You) receives unanimous raves in Christopher Durang’s Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike.
- Guest Artist Michael Gaston (Fifty Ways) and Andrew Hovelson (‘07) appear with Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy.
- Brendan Titley (‘10) will be one of only two actors alongside Alan Cumming in the exciting limited run of Macbeth.
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- CTC’s Resident Director, Ethan Mc- Sweeny, directs A Streetcar Named Desire at the famed Gate Theatre in Dublin, collaborating with longtime CTC set designer Lee Savage.
- Zach Appelman (‘08 & ‘09) receives unanimous raves in the title role of Henry V at the Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Television & Film
Elizabeth Reaser (’96) can be seen on the new television series BONNIE & CLYDE as recurring character, PJ Lane.