What happens when the magical world of your average South American person is transplanted to a more northern, less magical, more real location? Join Octavio as he discovers poetry, satire, love, birds, chocolate, hippies and explosives on the way from the Andes to San Francisco during the fragrant 1960s.
(Performer) is an award-winning playwright, actor, director, and musician. He most recently appeared in the Off-Broadway remount of The Runner Stumbles (The Bleecker Company) and has been seen onstage at venues such as Lincoln Center, The Public, Classic Stage, Theatre Row, SoHo Playhouse, The Players
Theatre, P.S. 122, Manhattan Theatre Source, The Gallery Players, and many others. Nat's published works include Any Day Now ("Genius ... a great play for a myriad of reasons," The Fab Marquee), The Reckoning of Kit & Little Boots (Winner, NY Innovative Theatre Award for Full-Length Script), The Eternal Husband ("Amazing, unforgettable, absolutely electrifying. Generates heat that is pure brilliance," Joe Franklin
, Bloomberg Radio), Songs of Love: A Theatrical Mixtape ("This restored my faith in theatre," The Happiest Medium), and I Am Providence ("The most delightful thing we have ever seen anyone pull off on a stage, anywhere, ever," Tor; Winner, NYIT Award for Solo Performance; directed by DeLisa White). In 2012, Nat was commissioned by the Washington National Opera at The Kennedy Center to write the libretto for a world premiere opera, which debuted to much acclaim this past November. Nat was named one of nytheatre's 2011 People of the Year for his contribution to the NY independent theatre scene. For more information on Nat, please visit www.natcassidy.com
DeLisa M. White (Director) has worked in various theatrical capacities in New York, both
on stage and off, but primarily works as a director. Most recently, she directed Greg Oliver
Bodine's critically acclaimed Poe Times Two for the Workshop Theatre Company and two pieces in the Vincent Marano retrospective, What I Meant Was... at Manhattan Theatre Source. In March of 2011, she directed the NYIT Award-winning Things at the Doorstep - inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's work. She also directed two pieces in the 2011 INgenius Festival, the flagship festival of the Manhattan Theatre Source Writers Forum. In the past few years she has directed world premiere productions of: Meri Wallace's Crossroads for the Midtown InterNational Theatre
Festival; John C. Davenport's Tough Love, Annalisa Loeffler's A Spring Break and Julia Harman Cain's Last Mean for the Estrogenius Festival; and the North Shore Theatre Group's original adaptations of Charlotte Gillman's The Yellow Wallpaper and F. Marion Crawford
's The Screaming Skull / The Upper Berth. DeLisa has also directed the independent feature film SNAP, as well as several short films and documentaries. DeLisa is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographer's Society.
Ed Malin (Writer) is interested in language and history. After interning at The Women's
Project, Ed has enjoyed the diverse theater scene of New York and beyond. Plays include
The Inconstant Infection, Film Noix, Presumed Retarded, Dog Spelled Backwards Is Krishna,
The Pithecanthropist, Vandalusia-A Louvre Story, Bolivar luvs San Martin, L'aardvarcchio, Le
Chakra du Printemps, I Shall Not Be Suede, Judge, Yuri & Executioner, Sexy Monk, Inversion of the Baby Snatchers, The Addicts, Mesculun-Feminine, The Troubadour Struck by Lightning, The Color Brunette, and Girl = Mass x Anorexia. His work has been performed at FringeNYC (97, 05, 06, '09), The Samuel French Festival, Dixon Place, Manhattan Theatre Source, the Brecht Forum, Galapagos, The Home Of, and the Nuyorican Poets Café. Four of Ed's plays are available from Indie Theater Now. Ed edited the Spontaneous Combustion Anthology for Manhattan Theatre Source and is a member of the DramatistsGuild. www.temeritytheatre.org