written by Jonathan Mayer
directed by Taylor Tobin
380 Broadway @ White Street
Premiered: Thurs, October 20 - 8pm
Friday, October 21 - 8pm
Saturday, October 22 - 2pm & 8pm
Sunday, October 23 - 8pm
Broken Glass was proud to present the world-premiere production of ANN, OR OTHER PEOPLE, a psychodrama/fantasia that follows Ann Coulter's quest to find a life of meaning and purpose after the dissolution of her media career. Written by Jonathan Mayer and directed by Taylor Tobin, this hilarious and sharp new play takes a bizarre and satirical look at everyone’s favorite political pundit. When the cameras are gone and the make-up comes off, just who is the real Ann Coulter?
about the writer:JONATHAN MAYER is a writer, videographer, and arts educator. He has directed plays with Dance Theatre Etcetera and taught in schools and community centers throughout Brooklyn. Other plays include Mother Goose and SouthTube Two.
about the director:TAYLOR TOBIN is a Brooklyn-based theater and performance artist. A 2009 graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts/Playwrights Horizons Theater School, she currently serves as the co-artistic director of Broken Glass. Since graduation, she has been involved in projects at the Public Theater, the Ontological-Hysteric Theater, the Bushwick Starr and Performance Space 122. ANN, OR OTHER PEOPLE is her directorial debut with Broken Glass; past directing credits include JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, HAMLETMACHINE, EVERY AFTERNOON (A DIALOGUE), and the staged workshop reading of ANN, OR OTHER PEOPLE.
VINNY ANAND is up and coming South Asian actor who has done two national commercials and has been working on numerous stage and film productions in the past year. He is represented by DDO Arists Agency and is very proud to be working with Broken Glass Theatre Company.
KENDRA LEIGH LANDON is the Founder/Executive Director of the social impact theater company Abraxas Stage Company, and most recently appeared in Stephen Gracia's NEXT at HERE Arts Center, which was accepted into it's HEREstay program and served as a benefit for On Behalf of a Grateful Nation. She also performed in Abraxas Stage Company's inaugural production of the experimental rock musical Crazy Head Space, which served as a benefit for Creative Alternatives of New York, as a part of Dog Run Rep's Winter Theatre at South Street Seaport, presented, in part, through the generous support of General Growth Properties. As a member of Barefoot Theatre Company her credits include: Madeline(Next), Sandy/Mother/Bobbi/Deb (Israel Horovitz's New Shorts), Ruthie(North Shore Fish), Ellie/Madonna(Metropolitan Operas) and Rita(Does A Tiger Wear A Necktie?). Other theater credits include: Nyah(Dogmouth/ Theater for the New City) Patricia(Extremities/RT Productions), Vickie(The Mystery of Attraction/Worth Street Theater Company) and Norma Jean Baker(Miss Golden Dreams/The Actor's Studio). Film: Osiris Ford, Living And Dining, Christmas With Amy, Beyond the Ladies Room Door, and multiple Raw Impressions, Inc. productions. Television: Law & Order, L & O: Criminal Intent, All My Children. Kendra is a graduate of NYU TSOA, where she attended both the Stella Adler Conservatory and the Experimental Theatre Wing. She is currently developing her one-woman show, Breathing for a Living, in collaboration with DC based DJ Matt Bailer and she appears regularly in the monthly play reading/rock series, Dialogue with Three Chords.
ALAN TYSON is thrilled to be returning to Broken Glass Theatre after the amazing time he had with Shakespeare's Cymbeline in the role of Posthumus. A proud graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, his most memorable credits include, Matty in the play Look Away at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, The Folk in Spunk, Geronte in Scapino and also King Philip in The Lion in Winter. He would love to thank his agents, family, friends and most of all God for supporting and loving him always & forever. Om Namah Shivaya.
LILLY DEFOREST thanks Taylor, Jon, and all the lovely people at Broken Glass for making her a part of this exciting new play. She is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Her recent projects include Coyote, and Start Again at the Gene Frankel Theatre, Camino Real, and Jesus Christ Superstar both at the Robert Moss Theater. Lilly also thanks her wonderful family, friends and boyfriend for all their love and support.
& Kendra Leigh Landon
as Ann Coulter
with: Jenni Lawton
executive producer: Kate Moran
producer: Nathan Zebedeo
musical director: Alex Goley
choreographer: Ani Niemann
light design: Adele Rylands
costumes: Erin Frumet
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