Christina Broccolini (Sarah)
A graduate of The Neighborhood Playhouse, Christina Broccolini has worked in film, television and the theater both in New York and Canada. As a teenager, Christina travelled the world starring in the award winning hit tv series Mystery Hunters for Discovery Kids International. She recently co-starred in the Lifetime cable telefilm, A Perfect Teacher. Her other film credits include , William Brooks Street Lure, Nelson Vaquez On a Clear Day, Dan Pardus’ DUO, Alex Epstein’s award-winning short, You Are So Undead, Jay Arnold’s What Happens Next, John Gallgher’s Expatriate. Collaborating with The Bartender director, Adriano Valentini, she starred in Clubscene and produced The Underager. Most recently, Christina has starred in Face Divided, a short film directed by Adriano Valentini. Christina has appeared in SpikeTV’s Blue Mountain State, the Lifetime movie, Hidden Crimes, as well as four seasons of Mystery Hunters. On stage, Christina has starred in In Piazza San Domenico at the Centaur Theatre in Montreal, The Portrait of Dorian Gray, on Theater Row in New York City & 10 Ex Lovers at the Cherry Lane Theater. Christina will next be seen in John Gallagher’s romantic comedy, Sam and in James A. Woods and Nicolas Wright’s, Almost Vacant.
Mara Lalli (Kristina)
Mara Lalli is happy to be a part of this year’s New York International Fringe Festival and to be reunited with director Adam Blanshay in The Apartment. She was recently in Vincent 1979, directed by Ron Stetson and is presently completing a two-year program at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City. She was in Montreal’s #1 hit play, In Piazza San Domenico, written by Steve Galluccio, at the Centaur Theatre, as well as several indie films. She was born and raised in Montreal and speaks fluent French and Italian.
Shannon Amiry* (Nahid)
A Musical Theater graduate of the prestigious Boston Conservatory, Shannon’s diverse body of work has included notable stage and screen appearances, as well as inspiring vocal performances, in both New York and her home town of Chicago. Highlights of her extensive career include award recipient of the National Foundation of Advancements in the Arts, featured soloist with the Boston Pops, and a national tour with the acclaimed children’s play Max and Ruby. Shannon is currently the Co-Creator and female star of We Put The Spring In Springfield! – The Music of The Simpsons (www.SpringinSpringfield.com). Further details about Shannon and her creative tenure can be found at http://www.ShannonAmiry.com.
Sarah Nina Hayon* (Rita)
Sarah Nina Hayon is thrilled to return to FringeNYC in The Apartment. Sarah recently received a 2011 Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress, her third nomination, for her role in Off-Broadway show Bright New Boise. She can be seen in the upcoming webseries “Parker & Maggie” and upcoming film Oscar. Theater Credits include: Nature of Captivity (Mabou Mines, Victor Maog) Bright New Boise (Partial Comfort Productions, Davis McCallum), Eldoris (T41, Leigh Silverman), Sor Juana (Royal Shakespeare Company & LAByrinth), The Provenance of Beauty (Obie Award, Drama Desk Nom.,The Foundry Theater, Melanie Joseph), Widows (Reverie, dir. Hal Brooks), Rearviewmirror (Drama Desk Nom Reverie, dir. Carl Forsman). She is a proud member of Partial Comfort Productions LAByrinth Theater Company. TV & FILM: Oscar, Parker & Maggie, Are We There Yet, The Green, SATC, Law & Order, Avatar (dir. James Cameron).
Vayu O’Donnell* (Jerry)
NY Theater: Desperate Writers (Union Sq. Theater), Tales From the Tunnel (Bleeker St. Theater), Lyre—Cupid (Ontological, Short Form), The Picture of Dorian Gray—Lord Henry Wotton (Theater Row), Runway 69 (New Dramatists), Dance Dance Revolution—Moonbeam (Les Freres, Ohio Theater), Perfect Harmony—Lassiter (Theatre Row), Two Gentlemen of Verona—Proteus (Poor Tom Productions), On the Levee (Epic Theater), Nobody Likes The Mormons—Joseph Smith (ARS Nova), The Hidden Sky—Mede (Prospect Theater Co.), Priest In A Pool (Slant/The Tank), and Famished (The Production Co.). Regionally, Vayu has been a seen in Edward II—Gaveston (Shakespeare Theater D.C.) Tamburlaine—Callapine (Shakespeare Theater D.C.); Midsummer Night Dream—Puck (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Of Mice and Men—Curly (Cleveland Playhouse/ Buffalo Studio Arena), Sweet Bird of Youth—Bud (WTF—Williamstown Theatre Festival), Refuge (WTF), This Is A Play (WTF), Ovid’s Metamorphosis (Northern Stage); and Tripple Take (Yale Rep). Films include: A Beautiful Mind; Suzanne and Sharif; USMC; upcoming Husband Hunters, and 80/20. Vayu received his BA at Yale University, and MFA at NYU Graduate Acting Program. He would like to thank his family for their support. Vayu is a member of AEA, SAG & AFTRA.
Chris Davis (Tim)
Chris received his BA from Connecticut College and then completed two years of conservatory training with the Atlantic Theater (NYC). This summer Chris was selected as an Actor for the 2011 TS Elliot US/UK Exchange with the Old Vic Theatre in London. Theater includes We’re Drunk/This Is The End (Old Vic Theatre, London), Give & Take (The Barrow Group), Much Ado About Nothing (Atlantic Stage 2–NYU), Avenue of the Americas (The Tank), and Drinking Companion, Mother Figure (Atlantic Black Box).
Victor J. Wisehart* (Matt)
1st National Tour: Lincoln Center’s South Pacific (Lt. Buzz Adams); West End: West Side Story (Diesel/Riff u/s, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London); Tour: 50th Anniversary World Tour West Side Story, Dir. Joey McKneely (Diesel/Riff u/s); Regional: My One And Only (New Rhythm), Goodspeed Opera House Pirates! (Pirate), Huntington Theatre Boston, OKLAHOMA! Dream Curly (St. Louis MUNY), danced Principal roles with the New York Theatre Ballet; B.F.A in Dance from The Boston Conservatory 2006.
Christopher Johnstone* (Peter)
Christopher is recently off the 1st National Lincoln Center Tour of South Pacific where he played Marine Sgt. Thomas Hassinger and understudied/performed the role of Lt. Cable. A native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Christopher now resides in New York City. Christopher has spent the majority of his career singing opera and music theater with companies such as Lyric Opera San Diego, The Mark Morris Dance Group, Opera Pacific, Glimmerglass Opera, Theatre Cedar Rapids, the Pacific Symphony, the Modesto Symphony, the Grand Rapids Symphony, the Cincinnati Pops, the Boston Pops, the Long Beach Pops and the Long Beach Symphony. A graduate of California State University, Long Beach and the Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music, Christopher has spent numerous summers alongside some of the world’s top artists at the Tanglewood and Castleton Music Festivals. In addition, he has played various TV roles on “All My Children” and TLC’s “Personal Justice.” His is thrilled to be doing a straight play for the first time in over 10 years with such an amazing team!
Eric T. Miller* – Theater credits include Ever So Humble (Hangar Theatre), Paper Cranes (Packawallop Productions), Judgement Day (Bard Summerscape), Safe Home and Nobody Suspects a Butterfly (Royal Family Productions), Sweet Storm (LAByrinth/Alchemy Theatre Co.) and Betrayed (The Culture Project). Television credits include The Unusuals (ABC), Kings (NBC) and Law & Order (NBC). You can see Eric in Steve McQueen’s upcoming film Shame, with Michael Fassbender. Thanks to his family and friends for their love and support.
*These Actors are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.