Dark & Stormy Productions Announces OUTSIDE PROVIDENCE, 8/17-9/15
Dark & Stormy Productions today announces the four actors, director, and three bands for the Actors' Equity Showcase, Outside Providence: Three One-Act Plays by Edward Allan Baker, made possible by Dark & Stormy as the company's inaugural production.
Alayne Hopkins* joins Dark & Stormy Productions' Outside Providence as Ginger in Rosemary with Ginger and the title role in Dolores; Hopkins has previously appeared with Ten Thousand Things Theater, Park Square Theatre, Frank Theatre, the History Theatre, Illusion Theater, and the Jungle Theater, where she played Mary in the Ivey Award-winning production of Mary's Wedding.
Catherine Johnson Justice* appears in Outside Providence as Rosemary in Rosemary with Ginger and Sue in Face Divided. Justice has performed with Ten Thousand Things Theater, Pillsbury House Theater, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, the Jungle Theater, Thirst Theater, The Playwrights' Center, Gremlin Theatre, and the Guthrie Theater, where she appeared alongside Tony Award-winning actor Mark Rylance in Peer Gynt.
Ryan Lindberg joins Outside Providence as Freddie in Face Divided. Lindberg has previously appeared with Park Square Theatre, the Minnesota Jewish Theater Company, Walking Shadow Theatre Company, Gremlin Theatre, and the Guthrie Theater in their acclaimed production of Six Degrees of Separation, directed by Ethan McSweeney.
Sara Marsh* plays Debbie in Face Divided and Sandra in Dolores in Outside Providence. Marsh has performed with Park Square Theatre, the Playwrights' Center, Thirst Theater, Old Log Theater, and the History Theatre. Next, Marsh will play the role of Marilyn in A Behanding in Spokane for Gremlin Theatre. Marsh also appears in the 2012 film Lumpy, with Justin Long and Shelley Long, and is best known for portraying nerdy cheerleader Lucy Whitman in the New Line Cinema feature film Sugar & Spice, starring alongside Mena Suvari, Sean Young, and James Marsden.
Matt Sciple, a City Pages Artist of the Year in 2008, directs Outside Providence for Dark & Stormy Productions. Previous directorial work includes productions at Ten Thousand Things Theater, Park Square Theatre, Workhaus Collective, Gremlin Theatre, Minnesota Opera, Theatre in the Round, and Starting Gate Theater. On stage, he has appeared with Park Square Theatre, Walking Shadow Theatre Company, and in thirteen productions with Ten Thousand Things Theater, including the role of Roderigo in the Ivey Award-winning production of Othello. Next, Sciple directs A Behanding in Spokane for Gremlin Theatre.