TOM RIIS FARRELL
Tom once robbed Steve Martin at gunpoint... but that was in The Out-of-Towners, so Mr. Martin didn't mind. Long Wharf Theatre: Rag and Bone, directed by Tina Landau. Broadway: Chicago, Coram Boy, Dirty Blonde (also tour: Helen Hayes Award), Wrong Mountain, 1776. Off-Broadway: Seth Rudetsky's Disaster! (St. Luke's), Caucasian Chalk Circle with Christopher Lloyd (Classic Stage Company), The Old Boy (Keen Company), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui with Al Pacino (National Actors Theatre), View of the Dome by Theresa Rebeck (NYTW), Li'l Abner (Encores!). Regional: Betty's Summer Vacation (Bay Street), Circle Mirror Transformation with Sandy Duncan (George Street), Once in a Lifetime (Williamstown), A Christmas Carol (McCarter). TV: “Nurse Jackie,” “Crossbones,” “Elementary,” “The Americans,” “Blue Bloods,” “The Good Wife,” “Fringe,” “Brotherhood,” “Law & Order” (seven episodes and spinoffs), “Ed,” “Spin City,” “NYPD Blue”. Film: The Bourne Legacy, The Stepford Wives, Almost Famous, Bringing Out the Dead, Devil's Advocate, Sleepless in Seattle, Scent of a Woman.
Long Wharf Theatre: Lil’s 90th, The Price, Rocket to the Moon, She Stoops to Conquer. Broadway: Conversations With My Father (in which he co-starred), Comedians, The West Side Waltz, Wonderful Town, 45 Seconds From Broadway, Angels In America (where he was the third and last of the Roy Cohns), and Brighton Beach Memoirs. Off-Broadway: All That I Will Ever Be, The Accomplices (Actors’ Equity Richard Seff Award 2007 for both), The Hat Makers Wife, After the Revolution. Regionally: The Rivals (Hartford Stage); Hamlet (McCarter Theatre); Hysteria as Freud (Mark Taper Forum); The Happy Time (Arlington’s Signature Theatre, Helen Hayes Award 2008); The Imaginary Invalid, The Chosen (Portland Center Stage, 2010 Drammy award). Films: Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2 (as the Mayor of New York), All That Jazz, Dressed To Kill, Ira and Abby, 9 1/2 Weeks, and more. He was Tony Soprano’s lawyer Neil Mink.
Theatre: Hartford Stage, ACT, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Pioneer Theatre, NY Stage and Film, Atlantic Theater, and New Georges, among others. Film: Luc Besson's Arthur and the Invisibles trilogy, Just Add Water, Flawless, Tapestry, Sidewalks of New York, Ash Wednesday, The Resident. Television: “24,” “Law and Order,” “Law and Order Criminal Intent & Special Victims Unit,” “Hart Of Dixie,” “Without A Trace,” “My Name Is Earl,” “Malcolm In The Middle,” “NYPD Blue,” “The Division,” “Strong Medicine,” and “Blind Justice” among others.
Long Wharf Theatre debut. Regional: 4000 Miles (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park); Troublemaker, or the Freakin Kick-A Adventures of Bradley Boatright (Berkeley Rep); American Buffalo (Kansas City Rep); Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Heist! (Humana Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville); 4000 Miles (Hangar Theatre); Oliver Twist (Vermont Stage Company). New York: Adventures of Tom Sawyer (New Victory); Galois (New Ohio); Much Ado About Nothing (New York Classical Theatre.) TV: “Nurse Jackie,” “Person of Interest,” “Gotham.” Film: Family Fang, Freeheld.
Suzanne, The Countess, A Female Admirer
Dina is so thrilled to be making her Long Wharf Theatre debut! Dina is a recent graduate from the graduate acting department at NYU. Her roles there included Arkadina in The Seagull, Edna in Waiting for Lefty, and Lady Anne in Richard III, among others. Other NY credits include Reconstruction (Ohio Theatre), Neither Heaven Nor Earth (New School), Extreme Girls (and One Guy) (Cherry Lane). Dina starred alongside Martin Starr and Paul Wesley in the independent feature film Amira and Sam, which will have its theatrical release at the end of January 2015.
Mr. Guttman most recently performed the title role in Bauer at the San Francisco Playhouse, Woland in The Master and Margarita (directed by Janos Szasz), Brother Dominic in Honegger’s Jeanne d'Arc au Bûcher (Carnegie Hall). Mr. Guttman has also appeared at Second Stage, Circle in the Square (Coastal Disturbances), Long Wharf Theatre, and The Mint. Mr. Guttman is originally from Belgium, where he performed at The National Theatre in plays by Beckett, Schnitzler, Racine, Turgenev, and Camus, among others. Upcoming films Welcome to New York and NINA. Other credits: Girl Most Likely, Pawn, 13, Green Card, The Hunt for Red October, Avalon, and Danton. Television credits include: “Madam Secretary,” “Elementary,” “The Good Wife,” “Mad Men,” and “Mildred Pierce” (directed by Todd Haynes), as well as the upcoming “The Mystery of Matter” on PBS.
Grayson is making his Long Wharf Theatre debut. He recently traveled the country in the 1st US National Tour of the Tony award winning play War Horse. His regional credits include The Tempest, King Lear, Madness of George III, The Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado About Nothing, and Amadeus in which he understudied and performed in the title role (The Old Globe). Romeo and Juliet, All's Well That Ends Well, The Antiquarian's Family (Shakespeare Santa Cruz). This summer, he acted in the short film Tasmania directed by Matt Sobel and written by Dan Moyer. He has performed comedy improv in the Los Angeles based troup Fantastiprov and sketch comedy with his New York based theatre group Shelby Company. He has an MFA in acting from the Old Globe/University of San Diego.
Charles Dabernow Schmendiman
Jonathan is making his Long Wharf Theatre debut. Broadway: Act One directed by James Lapine (Lincoln Center). NYC: Myra (American Globe); The Medicine Showdown (Flying Carpet). Regional: Arcadia (Yale Rep); Death of a Salesman (directed by Pam MacKinnon), The Tempest (directed by Adrian Noble), As You Like It, Richard III, Inherit the Wind, Amadeus, Much Ado About Nothing (Old Globe); Pump Boys & Dinettes (Cape Playhouse, Geva Theatre); Dogpark (Milwaukee Rep); Cyrano de Bergerac, Souvenir, Anything Goes (Virginia Rep); Around the World in Eighty Days (Sierra Rep); Black Gold (Phoenix Theatre); Merchant of Venice (Richmond Shakespeare); Room Service, The Foreigner, She Loves Me, The Imaginary Invalid, Complete Works...Shakespeare Abridged (Hope Summer Rep). Jonathan is an accomplished jazz pianist and recently workshopped his solo show about Lorenz Hart. He has an MFA in acting from The Old Globe/University of San Diego.
Jake is a native New Yorker and graduate of Syracuse University. His recent theatre work includes world premieres of Phaedra Backwards (McCarter Theatre), Derby Day (CTC/Elephant Theatre Company), 3C (Rattlestick), Marie Antoinette (A.R.T./Yale Rep) and Richard Greenberg's Tony nominated The Assembled Parties (Manhattan Theatre Club). Television: "Person of Interest,” "Gossip Girl,” "The Good Wife," and "As The World Turns”. Jake is the author of the award-winning short film Stuffer.