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Heisenberg
Photo by Luke Fontana Mary-Louise Parker

Denis Arndt

Alex Priest

Recent credits include The Night Alive (Geffen Playhouse), Prospero in Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s The Tempest. Also at OSF: title roles in King Lear, Titus Andronicus, Brand, The Father and Coriolanus as well as The Dance of Death, The Devil’s Disciple, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Long Day’s Journey into Night, Wild Oats, Othello, The Entertainer. New York theatre: Soapy Smith in The Ballad of Soapy Smith, Richard II (The Public Theater). Regional theatres include Seattle Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Alley Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre, The Studio Theatre, Artists Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Intiman Theatre, Arena Stage, Goodman Theatre. TV/film: Basic Instinct, Distant Thunder, Metro, Dolphin Tale 2, Bandidas, Sniper 3, Anacondas, S.W.A.T., Undisputed, How to Make an American Quilt, Firebeetle, Serious Money, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Supernatural,” “Boston Legal,” “24,” “The Practice,” “CSI.”

Mary-Louise Parker

Georgie Burns

This is Parker’s eighth production with Manhattan Theatre Club. Broadway: Proof, Prelude to a Kiss, Bus Stop, Reckless, Hedda Gabler, The  Snow  Geese.  Off-Broadway:  How  I  Learned  to  Drive, Communicating Doors, The Art of Success, Four Dogs and a Bone, Dead Man’s Cell Phone. Television: “Angels in America,” “Weeds,” “The West Wing” and others. Film: RED, RED 2, R.I.P.D., Boys on the Side, Reckless, Longtime Companion, Behaving Badly, The Assassination of Jesse James…, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Client, Solitary Man, Saved, Pipe Dream, The Portrait of a LadyThe  Five  SensesRomance  and Cigarettes, Howl and others. Parker’s first book, Dear Mr. You, was published by Scribner in November 2015. She has written for Esquire, O Magazine and Bullett, The Riveter, Bomb and other publications. 

 

Simon Stephens

Playwright

Simon’s plays have been produced in many languages throughout the world. His plays Harper Regan and Bluebird were staged in New York at the Atlantic Theater Company. His play Punk Rock was staged by MCC. His version of A Doll’s House for the Young Vic transferred to New York in 2014. His adaptation of Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ran for two years on Broadway and won the Tony Award® for Best New Play in 2015. Simon is an associate at the Lyric, Hammersmith and Royal Court, London.

Mark Brokaw

Director

Broadway: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, The Lyons, After Miss Julie, The Constant Wife, Cry-Baby, Reckless. New York premieres include works by David Auburn, Lynda Barry (The Good Times Are Killing Me), Douglas Carter Beane (As Bees in Honey Drown), Charles Busch, Julia Cho, Lisa Kron (2.5 Minute Ride), Kenneth Lonergan (This Is Our Youth, Lobby Hero), Craig Lucas (The Dying Gaul), Nicky Silver (The Lyons, Too Much Sun) and Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive, The Long Christmas Ride Home). Regional includes Guthrie, Seattle Rep, Center Theatre Group, Yale Rep, La Jolla, Steppenwolf, Berkeley Rep, Sundance Theatre Lab and the O’Neill Theater Conference. He has directed at London’s Donmar Warehouse and Menier Chocolate Factory, Dublin’s Gate Theatre and the Sydney Opera House. Mark is the artistic director of the Yale Institute for Music Theatre and serves on the Executive Board of SDC. Artistic associate: Roundabout Theatre.

Mark Wendland

Scenic Design

Broadway: If/Then, The Merchant of Venice (Tony nom.), Next to Normal (Tony nom.),Talk Radio, An Almost Holy Picture, Death of a Salesman. New York: Heisenberg, Murder Ballad, Beauty of the Father, Iron (MTC); Significant Other (Roundabout); I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard (Atlantic); Punk Rock (MCC); A Month in the Country, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Richard III, Hamlet (CSC); The Layover, Lonely I’m Not, Boy’s Life (Second Stage); The Great God Pan (Playwrights Horizons); The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide…, Satellites, Fucking A, Pericles, A Dybbuk, The Winter’s Tale, Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, Cymbeline, Timon of Athens (Public Theater); Angels in America, Hot ’N Throbbing (Signature); Unconditional (Labyrinth).

Michael Krass

Costume Design

Broadway: The Cherry Orchard, Noises Off (Tony nomination), Living on Love, Machinal (Tony nomination), The Lyons, The Constant Wife (Tony nomination), Twelve Angry Men, Reckless, Hedda Gabler, …Charlie Brown, A View From the Bridge, many others. Off-Broadway: world premieres by Edward Albee, John Guare, Christopher Durang, Kenny Lonergan, dance for Eliot Feld, and more. Regional: Parfumerie (Annenberg, Ovation Award), Chicago Shakespeare (two Jefferson nominations), 13 seasons at Williamstown. Film: Campbell Scott’s Hamlet. Opera: Pelléas and Mélisande for the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, Russia. Upcoming: The Light Years (Debate Society). Mr. Krass teaches in the graduate program at Brown.

Austin R. Smith

Lighting Design

Broadway Debut. Selected Off-Broadway/regional: The Royale (Lincoln Center, The Old Globe); Iphigenia in Aulis (Classic Stage Company); Baskerville, Arms and the Man, Anna Christie (The Old Globe); Queen of the Night (Diamond Horseshoe); RoosevElvis (The Vineyard, The Royal Court, Walker Arts Center, A.R.T.); When January Feels Like Summer (Ensemble Studio Theatre); Charles Ives, Take Me Home, Massacre (Rattlestick); Stand Up Tragedy (site specific); Jesus in India (Ma-Yi); Futurity (A.R.T.); Sleep No More (Punchdrunk); Three Pianos (A.R.T, New York Theatre Workshop, Ontological-Hysteric). www.AustinRSmith.com

David Van Tieghem

Sound Design

Broadway: Doubt, The Lyons, The Gin Game, Romeo and Juliet, The Big Knife, Born Yesterday, The Normal Heart, Reckless, An Enemy of the People, A Man for All Seasons, Inherit the Wind, Frozen, Arcadia, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Crucible. Off-Broadway: Wit, Incognito, Too Much Sun, How I Learned to Drive, The Piano Lesson, The Grey Zone, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Jack Goes Boating. Film/TV: Working Girls, “Penn & Teller.” Dance: Twyla Tharp, Doug Varone, STREB, Pilobolus, Michael Moschen. Percussionist: Laurie Anderson, Talking Heads, Eno, Steve Reich. CDs: Thrown for a Loop, Strange Cargo, Safety in Numbers, These Things Happen. www.vantieghem.com

Stephen Gabis

Dialect Consultant

For MTC: Incognito, Outside Mullingar, Doubt, Comic Potential. Selected Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional: Beautiful, The 39 Steps, Punk Rock, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Once, The Book of Mormon, The Winslow Boy, Man and Boy, Heartbreak House, The Weir, The Emperor Jones, The Freedom of the City, Juno and the Paycock, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Through a Glass Darkly, Bluebird, Brief Encounter, Arcadia, These Paper Bullets, Sorrows and Rejoicings, The Farnsworth Invention, A Touch of the Poet, Frozen, Jersey Boys, Present Laughter, Coram Boy, The Dead. Selected film/TV: “The Americans,” “The Broad Squad,” Spotlight, “Boardwalk Empire,” Across the Universe, Salt.

Sam Pinkleton

Choreographer

Recently directed Runaways at New York City Center. As choreographer: The Great Comet (Broadway, ART, Kazino); Machinal (Broadway); Significant Other (Roundabout, Broadway 2016); Amélie (Berkeley Rep; upcoming CTG, Broadway); Pretty Filthy (The Civilians); Kansas City Choir Boy (ART, CTG); Mr. Burns (Playwrights Horizons); and work at BAM, Soho Rep, TFANA, McCarter Theatre, Kansas City Rep and Actors Theatre of Louisville. Many shows as assistant director to Mark Brokaw. Sam is a collaborating artist with The Civilians, Pig Iron Theatre Company and The Dance Cartel, and is artistic associate for City Center Encores! Off-Center. www.sampinkleton.com

JAMES FITZSIMMONS

Production Stage Manager

Heisenberg marks Fitz’s eighteenth production for MTC, most recently stage managing the Tony Award® winner, The Father. Other productions include the Broadway revival of Sylvia, Hand to God, The City Of Conversation, Other Desert Cities, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, A Man for All Seasons, After Miss Julie, Hedda Gabler (with Mary Louise Parker), Steel Magnolias, Frozen, Noise/Funk, The Heidi Chronicles. More than 30 Off-Broadway and regional productions. Thank you to Jeff and Madison for all your support.

Jeff Brancato

Stage Manager

Broadway: Cabaret, All the Way, A Time to Kill. Off-Broadway: Heisenberg, Lost Lake, Taking Care of Baby (MTC); Between Riverside and Crazy, American Hero (Second Stage); Hold On to Me Darling, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (Atlantic); Piece of My Heart. Regional: Williamstown Theatre Festival, Long Wharf Theatre. Education: Muhlenberg College, The Juilliard School. For Mom and Dad.