Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of HAL & BEE
Stable Cable Lab Co. and New Light Theater Project would like you to meet HAL & BEE, and BroadwayWorld has the exclusive!
Written by Max Baker and directed by Sarah Norris, HAL & BEE begins performances on Saturday, March 10 for a limited engagement through Saturday, March 31 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). For more information, visit www.59e59.org.
He's a pot-head. She's a drunk. This aging hippie couple attempts to hold on to their bohemian roots while dealing with the impending sale of their Upper West Side apartment building as well as the deadly familiarity of their own relationship. HAL & BEE is a play about love, addiction, and (possibly) growing old together.
Candy Buckley (Bee) Broadway: Cabaret, After the Fall, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cabaret, Scandalous, Ring Round the Moon. O?- Broadway: The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters, Valhalla, Shockheaded Peter, The Taming of the Shrew, Bernarda Alba, The Petrified Prince (Drama Desk Nom.). Recent regional: Kill Local (La Jolla Playhouse/Critics Nom.), Company (Bucks County), Vanya + Sonia + Masha + Spike (Old Globe, Huntington, Guthrie). Four years company member American Repertory Theater (Hedda Gabler, LadyMacbeth, others); 11 years company member Dallas Theater Center (The Cherry Orchard, All the King's Men, others). TV: "The Americans," "Blue Bloods," "Treme," "Law & Order Criminal Intent," "Gossip Girl." Film: Bachelorette. Princess Grace Statue Award for Achievement in Theater.
Jeff Hayenga (Hal) Broadway: Junk, Harvey, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Hapgood, The Elephant Man, Ah Wilderness, Long Day's Journey Into Night. Off-Broadway/Regional: As Bees in Honey Drown, Jeffrey, Two Rooms, Patient A, Sister Mary Explains It All For You, Burkie, Hamlet, Fire On Babylon, Salome, Circle Mirror Transformation, The Dream of the Burning Boy, The Winslow Boy, Good Boys, Pride's Crossing, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Emma, Breaking Up, A Question Of Mercy. National Tour: Love! Valour! Compassion!, Twelve Angry Men, The Elephant Man. Film: And The Band Played On, The Prince of Pennsylvania, Other People's Money, TheUnborn, Center Stage, Memron. TV: "The Blacklist," "Bones," "Law & Order," "Law & Order Criminal Intent," "Star Trek Next Generation," "Star Trek Enterprise," "Bodies of Evidence," "Jag," "Trinity."
Lisa Jill Anderson (Moon) is thrilled to be acting in her fourth play written by Max Baker. Recent/favorite acting credits include: Max Baker's The Conspiracists (Stable Cable/IRT), Because Me (Stable Cable/Wild Project), and Live From the Surface of the Moon (Stable Cable/Wild Project); Lindsay Joy's In the Event of My Death, directed by Padraic Lillis (Stable Cable/IRT); Kim Davies' The Love of Richard Nixon, directed by Courtney Ulrich (24 Hour Plays - The Nationals); Emily Daly's Barter; Or, Stealing Other People's Credit Cards (DC Capital Fringe Festival); and the short films Ailurophilia, Subliminal, and Doctor Mystery with Well Dang! Productions, written and directed by Alex Wroten. Artistic Director & Co-Founder of Stable Cable Lab Co. BFA in acting, Brooklyn College. www.LisaJillAnderson.com
Ian Poake (The Bug Man) is an actor from the suburbs of Philadelphia who now resides in Brooklyn with his wonderful girlfriend and two cats. He is an artistic associate of Stable Cable, with whom he has performed on stage in Max Baker's The Conspiracists & Live from the Surface of the Moon, and Lindsay Joy's In the Event of My Death, directed by Padraic Lillis. Other credits include the award-winning The Floor is Lava by Alex Riad, directed by Jessica O'Hara Baker (The Farm Theater); The March of the Bonus Army by Isaac Rathbone, directed by Cindy Rosenthal (Oracle Theater Co.); multiple comedic short films with The Focus Group and Well Dang! Productions; and a handful of commercial spots for Stainmaster, MLB and Delta Airlines, and the NHL. He is an embarrassingly avid fantasy sports player and he loves comic books. Everything he does he dedicates to his Mom who he cannot believe still puts up with him. www.ianpoake.com