Romy Nordlinger (Actor/Playwright)
Romy’s playwriting credits include her critically acclaimed solo show PLACES based on the life of trailblazing Broadway and Silent Film star Alla Nazimova (HERE Mainstage Theater, Players Club, Dixon Place, 59E59, Edinburgh Fringe, Snapple Theatre Off Broadway, Metropolitan Playhouse and regionally at DC’s famed Kennedy Center on the Symphony stage) ,The Feeling Part (Jimmy’s No.43/Playwrighting Collective, a live streamed international performance by LoNyLa), Sex & Sealing Wax (Estrogenious Festival, MITF), Broadville (Source), Lipshtick (New York International Fringe Festival/Dixon Place). Some recent film and TV credits include a co-star role on Bull (CBS), Detective Scarafino in Precinct 75, and a featured voice role (Edna Hoffman) in Florence Foster Jenkins directed by Stephen Frears. She has had costarring roles on Law & Order CI (Officer Talbor), All My Children, One Life To Live, numerous indie films, and has just wrapped a lead role as ‘Shirin’ – an Indian immigrant mother dealing with her cultural identity in the independent feature ‘Downrange’ and the web series Ruthless Spectator created by Rob Bartlett. Romy is in pre-production for the feature film Lancelot by Steven Fechter (The Woodsman starring Kevin Bacon) in which she’s serving as actor and producer.Selected theatre credits/acting: Shakespeare's Slave by Steven Fechter, Clurman/Resonance Ensemble (off bway), Caligula at the Lion (Theatre row off bway),Lancelotby Steven Fechter (Judson Gym), Between Here and There and R Culture by Cecilia Copeland with New Perspectives; The Woman On The Bridge directed by Ludovica Villar Hauser; January directed by Lorca Peress/Multi Stages. She performed in her original hit three woman play Lipshtick at the NY Fringe Festival. Regional credits include Actors Theatre of Louisville, Wilma, Fleetwood Stage, Virginia Museum Theatre.
Romy is also a critically acclaimed audiobook narrator and voiceover artist with over 250 titles to her credit.
Romy has been a theatre teaching artist for over 15 years, working with underserved and children with disabilities in every borough of New York City.
Member of the Dramatists Guild, League Of Professional Theatre Women, NY Madness, Resonance Theatre Ensemble, Flux, The Playwrights Gallery, New York Women In Film and Television.
Pat Addiss (Producer)
3-time Tony Award winner Pat Flicker Addiss is a native New Yorker and a graduate of Finch College NYC. She created a Promotional company Pat Addiss Enterprises to support 3 children as a single Mom. After 30 years, she gave the business to her daughter Wendy (who still runs it in Va) so she could Produce on Broadway. Starting with LITTLE WOMEN in 2005 Pat has produced over 18 plays on and Off Broadway such as CHITA RIVERA: THE DANCER’S LIFE, BRIDGE AND TUNNEL, SPRING AWAKENING, PASSING STRANGE, 39 STEPS, A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, VANYA SONIA MASHA AND SPIKE, ECLIPSED, BECOMING DR RUTH, DINNER WITH THE BOYS, BUYER AND CELLAR and many more. Pat also produces events. The current favorite is Oral History for the League of Professional Theatre Women with Lincoln Center Performing Arts. Pat is an advocate for Women’s Equality and often speaks at events. She Co-hosts with Magda Katz YAYA Dinners to empower and network women. She is on the Boards : League of Professional Theatre Women, and NJ REP.
Laura Fay Lewis (Associate Producer)
Laura is a multi-media artist living and working in NYC. She is a contemporary artist, and award winning filmmaker, actress. Recently winning Best Documentary for her film The Empty Handed Painterat The Cutting Room International Short Film Festival. Her film and art work have been featured in galleries domestically and internationally.
Cailín Heffernan (Director)
Cailín is a member of SDC, Dramatists Guild, AEA and SAG-AFTRA. She is an Associate Artistic Director with Boomerang Theatre Company. Former Resident Director of Texas Family Musicals (2007-11). Founder/Artistic Director of Manhattan Dance/Theater (19884-2002) and Producing Artistic Director of School of Performing Arts at YWCA of NYC (1994-1997). Directed Boomerang’s “The Real Thing” nominated for NYITAwards in 2012 including Most Outstanding Remount. Has Directed and/or Choreographed Off-Broadway, LORT Regional Theatres, Off-Off Broadway and at Universities including NYU and Pace. Theatres worked at include: Bay Street, Capital Repertory, Folksbiene, Jewish Repertory, Lucille Lortel, Miller Outdoor Theatre, Naked Angels, New Amsterdam, New Jersey Repertory, Penguin Repertory, St. Lukes and the Walnut Street. For Boomerang, she’s directed eleven Productions: Shakespeare's Cymbeline and Love's Labour's Lost, Jeffrey Hatcher’s To Fool the Eye, Stoppard’s The Real Thing, Fry’s Venus Observed, Larry Kirwan’s The Heart Has a Mind of Its Own, William’s Summer and Smoke, her own adaptation of Dryden’s All for Love, two of O’Neill’s Pulitzer prize winning plays – Anna Christie and Beyond the Horizon, as well as Francis Kuzler’s The Substance of John; three benefits, two workshops and ten readings. She wrote the short format work, Saturday, for Boomerang’s 2013 Rock ‘N Roles as well as directed in the last two. For Texas Family Musicals: CATS (director/choreographer), America, the Beautiful (co-book writer/director), Annie Get Your Gun (director), South Pacific (director), Hello Dolly (director), Barnum (director), and Brigadoon (director). Slated to direct Hello Dolly again for Summer of 2016 with Judy Norton ("The Waltons") and Don Most ("Happy Days"). She is the author of two plays – Rebel Hearts and Blooddrinker; two musicals – Vanity Fells with composer/lyricist Steven Jamail and Loveless Texas with composer/lyricist Henry Aronson; and a novel entitled, “The House of Atreus”. Caillín is an avid supporter of New Light Theater Project. A comprehensive c.v. can be found HERE.
Nick T Moore (Composer/Sound Designer/Pianist)
Nick is a 7 time award nominated theatre and film composer and sound designer, with almost 20 years experience creating magic for audiences in NYC. Nick’s work includes, Off-Broadway: The Drawer (IT nominee, best sound) - SoHo Playhouse/Oberon Theater Ensemble; Expatriate - Culture Project; Summer Shorts 14’/15/16’’ - 59E59 & Throughline Artists; Crazy For The Dog - Jean Cocteau Rep., Defenses Of Prague - La Mama; Embraceable Me - (NY) Rachel Reiner Productions/(NC) Blumenthal PAC, Broke Wide Open - Samah Productions, Off-off-b-way: 18 Resonance Ensemble productions, including 23 Knives (IT nominee, best sound/music); 7 Oberon Theater Ensemble productions including Keep On Truckin' It's War (MITF nominee outstanding sound), The Woodsman & Christopher Boal’s Pimm's Mission; Peace (IT nominee, best Musical) - MCTC; Monster Literature Epsiodes 1-5 – Brooklyn Lyceum, Summoner's Tale - Hook and Eye Theater Company; Film includes: Being Reel, (Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker’s Contest winner), The Ticket Seller, Writer/Director Laura Archer - NewFilmakers New York/ DAMNFest/ WAMMFest/ Powfest; Dance: Illuminate– Equilateral Theater Company, Oit Of Water – The Turner Project; Member: Dramatists Guild; Resonance Ensemble; Roundabout.
Adam Burns (Video Designer)
Adam’s artwork, films, screenplays and theater video designs have been shown internationally, including major venues like the Big Apple Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, the New York International Fringe Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe, 59E59, Dixon Place and Players Club. Shows include Lipstick, Broadville, Sex + Sealing Wax, and now PLACES. (BA: Literature, Art + Film.) Having spent the first half of his life as a Pop Artist and a singer in bands destined to obscurity, Adam focused on writing and has not looked back. He lived on Greyhound buses for a year writing his first novel In Like Flynn, and adapted his second into a feature screenplay, The House Made of Wheels. He’s currently writing his third novel, a dystopian sci-fi about empathy and humanity’s urgent need to evolve.
David Wayne Fox (Photographer)
In addition to photography, David wears many other hats, including that of optician (“helping people see things my way”). He is the composer for the 2010 off-off-Broadway production of Rhoda Heartbreak starring “Drag Race” alum Mimi Imfurst. In the acting world, he played a snarky blogger in the indie feature Invisible Ink (2015) and can be seen in numerous other movies and TV shows. He also paints in acrylics, specializing in portraits, pet portraits and landscapes. Many thanks to Romy and Adam for the opportunity of helping to tell Nazzy's amazing tale!
Lisa Renee Jordan (Costume Designer)
Selected design credits include: Fetes de la Nuit(Ohio Theatre); Drama Desk Nomination – Outstanding Theatrical Experience; Beloved(Scandanavian American Theatre Company); The Plantation(Brave New World– Governor’s Island); Shesh Yak(Rattlestick); Temple of the Souls, (MultiStages); Romeo & Juliet(Bryant Park Shakespeare); Witching Hour, and Triangle(Williamstown Theatre Festival); Neglect, and Thicker than Water(EST); Lysystrata(Edinburgh Fringe); Member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.
Elizabeth Sophia Strauss (Stage Manager)
Elizabeth is best known for her work in stage management, sound, & writing. She has worked on several Broadway & Off-Broadway Productions.