Sarah Burgess, Playwright

Sarah Burgess

Sarah Burgess is a playwright and writer for The Tenant (Woodshed Collective) and Naked Angels podcast series, Naked Radio. She has been a writer-in-residence at SPACE on Ryder Farm and the Cape Cod Theatre Project. Burgess is a member of the WP Lab and is an Ars Nova Play Group alum. Her play Dry Powder was a recipient of the 2016 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award and a finalist for the Blackburn prize. Other plays include Camdenside and FAIL: Failures. She lives in Brooklyn.

Joanie McBrien, Director

Joanie McBrien

Joanie has been an artistic company member since 2001 and has served as Shotgun’s director of development/dramaturg since 2004. Over the years, she has worked to significantly to increase contributed income, directed several productions including Grand Concourse, The Three Musketeers, and Cyrano de Bergerac, and delved deeply into many plays, such as The Coast of Utopia trilogy, as a dramaturg.

The Cast

Sam Jackson, Sydney Millsap
Sarah Mitchell, Lauren
Elissa Beth Stebbins, Kate
Don Wood, John McDowell

The Crew

Lenny Adler, Production Assistant
James Ard, Sound Designer
Miyuki Bierlein, Costume Designer
Rebecca Castelli, Dialect Coach
Helen Frances, Wardrobe Supervisor
Erin Gilley, Video Designer
Heather Kelly-Laws, Stage Manager
Devon LaBelle, Props Designer
Chris Lundahl, Lighting Designer
Joanie McBrien, Director
Adeline Smith, Scenic Charge Painter
Caitlin Steinmann, Master Electrician
Angrette McCloskey, Set Designer

The Sponsors

Production Sponsors

Ann Gabor Arancio & Remo Arancio
Les & Sue Polgar

2019 Season Sponsors

Kitty Bosher
DeYoe Wealth Management
Craig & Kathy Moody
Carol Amyx & Donald Kaufman
Ragesh Tangri & Daralyn Durie
BiBi Tiphane
Peet’s Coffee & Tea