STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of THE OTHER PLACE!
Daniel Stern (Ian) is well known for his acting work in such movies as Whip It, Very Bad Things, Home Alone, City Slickers, Diner, Hannah and Her Sisters, Blue Thunder and Breaking Away. On television he created the role of the narrator of the iconic TV show, "The Wonder Years," and created and starred in the CBS show "Danny." He has done extensive work in the theater over the past 37 years in both New York and Los Angeles. He began his career at age 18, moving from Maryland and performing at The Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Second Stage, Cherry Lane Theater, and as member of Ensemble Studio Theater. He co-starred in House, directed by Joe Mantello, at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor and in Dinner with Friends directed by Daniel Sullivan, at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. Stern made his playwriting debut with Barbra's Wedding, which premiered in New York at The Westside Theatre. The play received its West Coast Premiere at the Falcon Theater in Los Angeles where Stern appeared in the leading role. His directing credits include the fantasy baseball movie Rookie of the Year, and the television shows "Danny" and "The Wonder Years." Stern is an accomplished sculptor working primarily in bronze. He has been awarded numerous public art projects, including large sculptures for the California cities of San Diego, Coronado, Pasadena and Palm Desert. He is presently an Artist-in-Residence at Studio Channel Islands Art Center. In September 2009 he received our nation's highest award for volunteerism from President Obama, "The President's Call to Service Award," in recognition for his extraordinary commitment to volunteerism and his work in his community and beyond.
Zoe Perry (The Woman) makes her Broadway debut in The Other Place opening at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre this winter as part of Manhattan Theatre Club's 2012-13 Season. Perry returns to New York after spending time in Los Angeles, where she appeared in the West Coast premiere of The Lieutenant of Inishmore at CTG's Mark Taper Forum, directed by Wilson Milam and co-starring Chris Pine. Perry is a member of the celebrated Antaeus Theater Company in Los Angeles where she has appeared in numerous plays including Peace in Our Time (Charles McNulty's top 10 of 2011) and The Autumn Garden. Her television appearances include guest roles on "Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice," "Cold Case" and "My Boys." She's also appeared in the films, Cotton (co-starring Gary Cole), Turkey Bowl, and The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond. Perry is a graduate of Northwestern University.
John Schiappa (The Man) has appeared on Broadway in the roles of: The Proprietor in Assassins and Toddy Koovitz in Take Me Out both directed by Joe Mantello, Taxi Driver in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Witch's Father in Wicked, Sammy in Blood Brothers, Lord Savage/Spider in Jekyll & Hyde, and in Jerry Springer the Opera. Off-Broadway & regionally he has been seen in The Other Place (MCC), Dust (West Side Arts), Take Me Out (NYSF), Keeping Time (Berkshire Playwriting Lab), Laughter on the 23rd Floor (Geva), Three Musketeers (NSMT), Company (Huntington Theater), the American premiere of New Year, directed by Sir Peter Hall (HGO), Romeo & Juliet (Goodspeed), Little Shop of Horrors (ATC), Aida (NSMT). TV: "The Big C," "I Just Want My Pants Back," "Kidnapped," "Law & Order," "Third Watch," "Law & Order: CI," "The Cosby Mysteries," "Monsters," "All My Children," "As The World Turns." Film: Seeing Beauty, What Just Happened.