Cast and Crew


Monica Bauer (playwright)  Selected credits: My Occasion of Sin, Urban Stages (Winner, Emerging Playwright Award), Made for Each Other: Edinburgh Fringe, United Solo. Chosen Child, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre (nominated, Best New Play, Independent Reviewers of New England), Anne Frank in the Gaza Strip, Planet Connections Theater Festivity (winner, Best New Comedy). Full production history, awards, and publications at

Glory Kadigan (director)  Founder and Artistic Director for six seasons,  Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Selected directing credits: world premieres include ReGina Taylor's Biting the Bullet, John Patrick Shanley's Doublecross,  Pregnitude by Lucy Boyle,  A Play About New Mexico by Halley Feiffer,  St. Anne's Soup  by Israel Horovitz,  and most recently,  Erik Ehn's Clover at La Mama. 

Kailah S. King and Russell Jordan

Kailah S. King and Russell Jordan


Russell Jordan* (LUIGI WELLS) two-time Planet Connections Theatre Festivity outstanding actor award recipient. Recent credits include: TV, The Dangerous Book for Boys (Amazon Prime), The Blacklist, Bluebloods. Theater, off-off Broadway: Doric Wilson’s Street Theater (The Other Side of Silence Theater), HARAM!IRAN! (Emerging Artists Theatre), A Touch of Cinema (The Wild Project), Doors of Perception (New Persepctives Theater Company).

 Kailah S. King (VIVIAN STRONG) Recent  graduate, NYU. Staged readings of Vivian’s Music, 1969 and Chosen Child by Monica Bauer (Emerging Artists Theater’s New Works Series) and Last Night and The Night Before (The Labyrinth Theatre), recent roles in The One-Minute Play Festival at The New Ohio Theatre, Napping Pods for NY Summerfest, EstroGenius Short Play Festival and others. @kaleuhstar 

 Andy Evan Cohen (Sound Design) Off-Broadway: Dear Jane and In Bed With Roy Cohn (Perry St.), If Only (Cherry Lane), Ay Carmela! (Repertorio Español). US/Canada Tours: Hamlet, Sense and Sensibility, and Our Trojan War (Aquila Theatre); The Hungry Hungry Games (Mills Entertainment). TV and Film: PBS TV documentaries, Show & Tell Tango, The Mall, Marty’s Shadow, My Dinner With Schwartzey. @AndyEvanCohen
Benjamin Ehrenreich (Lighting Designer) REGIONAL: Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins (Berkshire Theatre Group) Owners (Yale Repertory Theatre). NYC: Playwrights for a Cause 2016-2017, PharmaBro, Safe by Penny Jackson (Planet Connections), Clover by Erik Ehn (La Mama), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Gallery Players). Allen Lee Hughes Light Fellow at Arena Stage, MFA in Lighting Design, Yale School of Drama.Janet Mervin (Costumes) Two-time Planet Connections Outstanding Costume Design Award winner. Selected projects: Basement by Michael Hagins, Whorticulture by Emma Sherman-Goldman, Committed by Natalie Menna. Planet Connections Theater Festivity:  Horse by Janet Bentley, The Chaplin Plays by Don Nigro. Other off-off Broadway, The Troubador Struck by Lightning by Ed Malin (Fringe NYC), and Lost/Not Found by Kirby Fields (UP Theater).

*  member, Actors’ Equity