Lawrence Pressman (Ramblin' Harry) starred on Broadway in Woody Allen's Play It Again, Sam and in the much-acclaimed production of Man in the Glass Booth directed by Harold Pinter in London, New York, and film. He is a founding member of the Anteaus, Matrix, and Inkwell Theatre companies. Appearances in Los Angeles include CTG's Of Equal Measure, the premiere of The Paris Letter, Wood Demon, Richard III, and A Month in the Country. Other selected stage credits include the award winning Antaeus' production of Chekhov X 4, and Tonight at 8:30, as well as Betrayal and The Birthday Party (Matrix), and Only the Dead Know Burbank (Inkwell). His nominations and awards include Ovation, LADCC, Garland, Maddy, LA Weekly, GLAAD, Dramalogue, and Broadway's Theatre World Award. Mr. Pressman has more than 150 television and film credits.
SALLI SAFFIOTI (Rachel) appeared with Nicole Kidman in the film Rabbit Hole and with Melissa Leo in The Space Between. Guest star credits include roles in the series ER, The Agency, The District, NYPD Blue, Crossing Jordan, and In Justice as well as Tracey Ullman's four-year television series Tracey Takes On. As a voice artist, Salli is currently voicing for the LA Phil, McDonald's, Bevmo, Sprint and numerous video games.
David Shire (Original Music) is an Oscar and Grammy award winner, and multiple Tony and Emmy nominee. Broadway: Baby (Tony nom for Best Score and Musical); Big (Tony nom, Best Score). Off-Broadway: Starting Here, Starting Now (Grammy nom); Closer Than Ever (Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical and Score); Take Flight (with collaborators Richard Maltby and John Weidman), produced globally. Feature film scores: Norma Rae (Academy Award), The Conversation, All the President's Men, The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3, Zodiac, Farewell, My Lovely, The Hindenberg, Saturday Night Fever (two Grammy Awards), and others. His television scores have received five Emmy nominations.
DANIEL SHOENMAN (Producer) serves as Co-Artistic Director of The Inkwell Theater, and has launched the Inkwell Playwrights Development LAB. As its Producing Director for 6 years, he produced over a dozen new plays including the critically acclaimed Sunset Park, AfterMath, Moment in the Sun, and Fairy Tale Theatre: 18 & Over at the Matrix Theatre. In New York, Daniel presented the American premiere of Kobo Abe's The Green Stockings and developed original work at The Flea Theater. His most recently authored play, The Ohio 4th, premiered last fall at the Hudson Theatre. Additional Artistic and Production credits include: Mark Taper Forum (New Works Festival) New York International Fringe Festival, the Playboy Jazz Festival, the Wadsworth Theater, The Wooster Group, UCLA live, and Target Margin Theater.
Derrick McDaniel (Lighting Design) won the 2012 LA Weekly Award for lighting The Mercy Seat at [Inside] the Ford. Additional credits include the HBO comedy festival in Aspen for The Godfather Workout, Lady (Ovation Award nom) at The Road Theatre, More Lies About Jerzy at the Hayworth Theatre, On An Average Day (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award nom) with Versus at the Elephant and The Shelter (Ovation Award nom) at the Odyssey for Circus Theatricals. This is Derrick's third collaboration with the Inkwell.
NOELLE HOFFMAN (Sound Design) works with Diablo Sound, servicing accounts such as Universal Studios and the City of Beverly Hills. Recent installations include Wicked Lit and the Extreme Futurist Festival. Other design credits include What Goes Around, The Rivals, Zen Shorts, and Fairy Tale Theatre 18+.
STEPHANIE KERLEY SCHWARTZ (Set Designer) is a multi-award winning set and costume. At CTG/Mark Taper Forum: Costume Design- Randy Newman's Harps and Angels, The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Resident Designer for Rogue Machine Theatre: Treefall (Scenery; LA Weekly Award, Garland Award) Compleat Female Stage Beauty (Scenery and Costumes; Garland Award, Ovation Nomination), Blackbird (LA Weekly Award) and more. Moving Arts: Song of Extinction (Scenery - LA Weekly Production of the Year). The Matrix Theatre: Scenery; Fairy Tale Theatre 18+ (for Inkwell), Bold Girls, Dealing With Claire, and Honour. Pacific Resident Theatre: Scenery; Rocket to the Moon, Hogan's Goat, Orpheus Descending and Entertaining Mr. Sloan. The Colony Theatre: Scenery - Bea[u]tiful in the Extreme. Other companies include (Costumes and/or Scenery): Los Angeles Theatre Works, Naked Angels, Electric Lodge, The Met, among many others. Film and Television: TNT-Costume Design The Wizard of Oz in Concert at Avery Fisher Hall (with Jewel as Dorothy).
STEPHAN ROWAN (Costumes) has created costumes for Ice Capades and numerous Las Vegas shows including Splash, Siegfried & Roy, Lido, Jubilee, Boy-lesque and An Evening at La Cage. He taught himself, at age 12, how to sew and draft patterns by taking apart old clothes and recreating them with new fabrics, sometimes altering them to make them better. His Halloween costumes were always made by hand and won every contest that he entered.