Bruce Willis, Producer, has demonstrated incredible versatility in a career that has included such diverse characterizations as the prizefighter in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction (1994 Palme D'Or winner at Cannes), the philandering contractor in Robert Benton's Nobody's Fool, the heroic time traveler in Terry Gilliam's 12 Monkeys, the traumatized Vietnam veteran in Norman Jewison's In Country, the compassionate child psychologist in M. Night Shyamalan's Oscar®-nominated The Sixth Sense (for which he won the People's Choice Award) and his signature role, Detective John McClane, in the Die Hard pentalogy. In 2012, Willis successfully added to his credits, two critically acclaimed films: director Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom, for which Willis and the film received Independent Film Award nominations, and director Rian Johnson's sci-fi thriller Looper, co-starring Joseph Gordon Levitt. Most Recently, he appeared on Broadway in Stephen King’s Misery.
Charles Cissel, Playwright, has had six plays produced off-off broadway: God Steeling, Wallop, Organic Shrapnel, Splatter, Home Sweet Home/Crack and Rosa Rugosa/Touch Me.
As an actor he has done three Tennessee Williams, three Greek Tragedies, two Edward Ablees, T S Elliot, one Enid Bagnold, one Odets and one O’Neill.
Gabriel Vega Weissman, Director, is a Brooklyn based director and playwright. He has directed and developed work with the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Bucks County Playhouse, Hangar Theatre, National Black Theatre, NYMF, University of Scranton, New York City Children’s Theatre and Edinburgh Festival Fringe among others. Associate directing credits include Broadway productions of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, China Doll, and The Winslow Boy. He is an alum of the Drama League Director’s Project, Lincoln Center Directors Lab and Manhattan Theatre Club Directing Fellowship. Gabriel has written several plays with Brian Reno, including their collection of shorts, Loose Canon, which premiered at the Scranton Shakespeare Festival and played sold out runs at the New York City International Fringe Festival and SoHo Playhouse. Loose Canon won the Fringe Festival’s TheatreMania Audience Choice Favorite Award is now licensed by Dramatists Play Service.
Alexander Woodward, Scenic Designer, is thrilled to be working onMust -- Recent projects: Ugly Lies the Bone (Alliance) A Doll's House and This Verse Business both at Northern Stage, The Moors at Yale Rep which received a Connecticut Critics Circle Nomination for Outstanding Scenic Design, and the world premieres of Lucy Thurber's Orpheus...(Williamstown Theatre Festival) and East Coast Curriculum (Lee Strasberg Theater) Baskerville and Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill (Dorset Theater Festival) additional credits include Sunset Baby (Theaterworks) The Children, Don Juan, Othello (Yale); Fingers & Toes (New York and Florida); Once Five Years Pass, Dixon Family Album, Schmoozy Togetherness (WTF); Ruby Place Nest on the Ground (Signature Theatre); 13 Things About Ed Carpolotti (59E59); Baskerville and Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill (Dorset Theatre Festival); What I Thought I Knew, and the world premiere of Waiting for Spring (Kitchen Theatre Company); Over a dozen shows with the Yale Cabaret, as well as numerous assistant and associate credits in New York and across the country including the Tony-nominated designs for Bullets Over Broadway, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, The Assembled Parties, and Present Laughter. MFA Yale, United Scenic Artists Local 829, and Wingspace Theatrical Design Member. www.alexanderwoodward.com
Zach Blane, Lighting Designer, Selected Off-Broadway: Too Much, Too Much, Too Many; Suicide Incorporated (Roundabout Theatre Company); Would You Still Love Me If (New World Stages, dir. Kathleen Turner); Charles Busch’s Cleopatra (TFANC); Wringer (City Center); The Siblings Play (Cherry Lane); Suitcase Under the Bed (Mint Theatre Company, Theatre Row); The Crusade of Connor Stephens (Jerry Orbach); The Eternal Space (Theatre Row); Soul Doctor (Actors Temple); The Good Girl (59E59); The Dork Knight (Abingdon); Sommerfugl; Holiday House (4th Street, NYTW). National Tour: Crane: On Earth, In Sky (Heather Henson). Regional: Barrington Stage Company, Two River Theater, Olney Theatre Center, Bucks County Playhouse, Dorset Theatre Festival, Cape Playhouse, Fiddlehead Theatre Company, Shubert Theatre, Adirondack Theatre Company, City Theatre, Engeman Theater, Will Rogers Center. Norwegian Cruise Lines (Fleet-wide Lighting Designer). Named "Designer to Watch" by Live Design Magazine 2011. www.ZachBlane.com
Brooke Cohen Brown, Costume Designer, is a costume designer based in New York City. Select design credits include: Catch the Butcher (Cherry Lane Theater), Circle Mirror Transformation (University of Rochester), Mad Forest (Columbia University), The Birds (University of Scranton), Vinegar Tom (Atlantic Acting School), Snow Orchid (Miranda Theatre Co.), And if You Lose Your Way... Or, A Food Odyssey (Invisible Dog), Tough Titty (Paradise Factory), Ragtime (College of New Rochelle), The Fly Room (Imagine Science Films), R. U. R. (Resonance Ensemble). MFA, NYU/Tisch Department of Design for Stage and Film. www.brookemcohen.com
Emma Wilk, Sound design, Recent credits include: A Clockwork Orange (New World Stages), Bright Half Life (Company of Fools, Hailey, Idaho), Raisin (Astoria Performing Arts Center), Crane: on earth, in sky (The Lied Center, Lincoln, NE), The King Stag (The New School), Lost Voices (HERE Arts Center), Miss Oriental (Glicker-Millstein, Barnard), Big River, Gypsy, Quartet (Sharon Playhouse, Sharon CT), Gorey (HERE Arts Center), Visiting Hours (TheaterLab). Emmamwilk.com.
Evan Bernardin Productions, General Manager, is a full service general management and producing firm. Current: Afterglow (Loft @ Davenport). Upcoming: Diaspora (Gym @ Judson), Counting Sheep (3LD). Other: The Bad Years, We Are The Tigers (Ovation Nom), The Dodgers, More Than All The World, The Navigator (NYC/LA). www.evanbernardinproductions.com
Dan DeMello, Publicist, has coordinated successful press campaigns in the United States, Canada, London, Germany, India and Ireland. He’s publicized hundreds of Off-Broadway productions and dozens of major events. Current clients include: Harlem Repertory Theatre, Working Theater, New York Deaf Theatre, The Theater Center in Times Square and NYC's longest running play, Perfect Crime. In addition to MUST and his other theatrical clients, he represents SCRUFF, the preeminent global gay social networking, dating and travel app with more than 12 million members worldwide.
Kampfire Films PR, Marketing, A full service Marketing and Public Relations agency founded by Katie Rosin, offering exceptional and custom campaigns for each client’s unique needs and projects. Rosin was instrumental in the launch of the Broadway musical Brooklyn and the National Tour of Mother Load. She worked on the publicity team for the comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, and his movie Comedian. Antonio Miniño later joined the Kampfire Team, after having produced and marketed various fashion shows, theatrical productions, as well as produced and hosted for the award winning Fashion TV. Together they have represented companies of all levels, genres and aesthetics in the Arts.
Chad Eric Murnane, CSA, has been casting theatre, television and film in New York and Los Angeles for nearly six years. Originally from Florida, he is a graduate of the CAP21 Musical Theatre Conservatory and an alumnus of Interlochen Arts Academy. Chad is committed to diverse, inclusive and intelligent casting and has a passion for discovering new talent. His process eliminates artificial boundaries between film, television and theatre. He believes a great actor is a great actor. Over the nearly six years working in casting, Chad has cast regional theatre, off-Broadway, national tours, video games, network, cable and streaming television, pilots, as well as studio and independent films. Chad is a proud member of the Casting Society of America and Teamsters. For professional inquiries, please contact Harold Lewter at Cyd LeVin & Associates.
Gwynne Richmond, Company Manager, is a theatrical producer and administrator with EBP. Recent works include: Afterglow (Loft @ Davenport), The Other Side of Paradise (Ars Nova Ant Fest). Upcoming: Diaspora (Gym @ Judson), Counting Sheep (3LD). In the past, Richmond has worked with NYMF, Lady Grey Theatrical, Sydney's Short +Sweet Festival, NewMusicalTheatre.com, and NYU's Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program.
Jessi Cotter, Production Stage Manager, NYC productions: An Astronaut’s Tale (Encompass Opera/BAM), Comedy of Errors (Classic Stage Company), Revival (Dances for a Variable Population), Kid Victory(Vineyard Theatre-PA), “Master Harold”… and the Boys (Signature-PA),Hamilton (PA). Oregon credits include: production manager for Ballet Fantastique and The Sheed Institute, Stage Manager for Oregon Contemporary Theatre, and Quartermaster for Pickathon. MFA, Columbia University; AEA.
Nikki DiLoreto, Associate Director, is a New York based Theatre& Film director, writer, and producer. Nikki has developed and presented work with Williamstown Theatre Festival, Atlantic Theatre Company, Boston University, Fresh Ground Pepper, and UglyRhino Productions. Recent film credits include a new musical comedy series, Ghost Girl, and The Weekend Detectives, an original web series available now on Vimeo. nikkidiloreto.com
Susannah Hyde, Assistant Scenic Designer, is a New York-based set designer and recent graduate of Yale University. She has spent two summers at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, where she designed the Sagal Fellowship play, Blue Ridge, and was the assistant set designer for The Roommate and Moscow, Moscow... Other credits include: Sassy Mamas (Hattiloo Theatre, TN) and Here Be Dragons, A Winter’s Tale, and Earnest (Yale).
Blake Kile, Assistant Stage Manager, is a New York-based stage manager. His work has been seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and across many different Regional Theaters. Highlights included: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Theater for a New Audience, Brian Sanders' Junk, LoftOpera, Metropolitan Ballet Company, and Uptown Players. He would like to thank his friends, family, and his boyfriend Derek. MFA Columbia University. BlakeKile.com @BlakeStageMgmt
Kyle Soble, Lighting Intern, is a local Lighting Designer and freelance artist new to New York City. Receiving his Masters Degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, he has worked on such projects as the national tour of the Lincoln Center's The King & I with Don Holder, the Prom, a new musical coming to Broadway next summer with Ken Posner and Wexford Opera Festival in Ireland with Chris Akerlind.