BeginsÂ January 2024
Part of our 5-show package!
JANUARY 31 â€“ FEBRUARY 25, 2024
^30 Under 30 PartyÂ
*Across the BoardsÂ - Join members of the creative team for a discussion following the performance.
(i) Insider's NightÂ - An exclusive event for 2ST Subscribers. Join us one hour before for wine, hors dâ€™oeuvres, and intimate discussion with one of the showâ€™s designers.
CARMEN M HERLIHY
Select Credits - Theater: Kingdom Come (Roundabout), Bachelorette (Second Stage), crooked (Womenâ€™s Project; Lucille Lortel Nomination for OutstandingÂ Lead Actress), The Piano Teacher (Vineyard Theatre), The Thugs (Soho Rep), columbinus (NYTW, Drama League Nomination for Ensemble), Regional: Top Girls (Huntington Theatre), Recent Alien Abductions (Humana Festival) TV:Â â€śServantâ€ť, â€śBlue Bloodsâ€ť, â€śNew Amsterdamâ€ť, â€śAwkwafina is Nora From Queensâ€ť, â€śMadam Secretaryâ€ť, Film:Â The Trouble with Cali, The Switch, The Rebound, Burn After Reading, Morning Glory, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, My First Kiss and the People Involved.Â
Aprilâ€ŻMatthis Obie Award-winning actor. Broadway: THE PIANO LESSON. Selected Off-Broadway: PRIMARY TRUST (Roundabout); HELP (The Shed);â€ŻTONI STONE (Roundabout); FAIRVIEW, LEAR (Soho Rep). Elevator Repair Service: The Sound & the Fury; Fondly, Collette Richland (NYTW); Measure for Measure (The Public); Everyoneâ€™s Fine with Virginia Woolf (Abrons Art Center); GATZ (Perth Festival).TV: The Blacklist, New Amsterdam (NBC), EVIL, The Good Fight (Paramount Plus); Life & Beth (Hulu). Film: Black Card (HBO, Showtime), Fugitive Dreams (FantasiaFest, Cinequest), Ramona at Midlife (Woodstock Film Festival).Â
Taylor Schilling is an Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe nominated actress, who most recently starred alongside Connie Britton in Apple TV+â€™s series â€śDear Edward,â€ť based on the novel by Ann Napolitano and executive produced by Jason Katims. Schilling appeared as Erica Gauthier in Huluâ€™s hit miniseries â€śPam & Tommy,â€ť which was released on February 2, 2022. Previous television credits include: Netflix acclaimed series, â€śOrange is the New Blackâ€ť and Huluâ€™s anthology series â€śMonsterland.â€ť Film credits include: â€śFamilyâ€ť (premiered at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival), â€śThe Publicâ€ť (premiered at the 2018 Toronto Film Festival),â€ť â€śThe Prodigy,â€ť â€śTake Me,â€ť Netflixâ€™s â€śThe Titan,â€ť â€śThe Overnightâ€ť (which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival and SXSW Film Festival) and â€śThe Lucky One.â€ť On stage, Schilling starred in the Classic Stage Company production of â€śA Month in the Country,â€ť opposite Peter Dinklage. Schilling graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting and subsequently attended New York Universityâ€™s Graduate Acting Program.Â
BYÂ KATE DOUGLAS
Kate Douglas is a writer, composer, performer, and horticulturist. Recent work includes The Apiary (Judith Royer Award); The Ninth Hour at The Met Cloisters (starring opposite her co-writer Shayfer James); Against Women & Music! with Grace McLean (The Civilians); and The Lucky Few (starring opposite her co-writer Todd Almond). She has been awarded residencies at SPACE on Ryder Farm, Swale House on Governors Island, New York Stage & Film, Rhinebeck Musicals, Millay Arts, Goodspeed Musicals, and the New Musicals Lab at Ferguson Center, among others. Alum of the Dramatists Guild Fellows Program, Colt Coeur, The Civilian R&D Group, GTG Speakers Corner, and The Orchard Project Greenhouse. Previous performance credits include Punchdrunk's Sleep No More (where she also held the title of Associate Artist), Fernando Rubio's Everything by my side, Third Rail's The Grand Paradise, and Kansas City Choir Boy starring Todd Almond and Courtney Love. Upcoming: featured performer in Liz Phair's 30th Anniversary Tour of her seminal album Exile in Guyville. BFA: New York University. Certificate in Sustainable Garden Design, New York Botanical Garden. www.katedouglasprojects.comÂ
DIRECTED BYÂ KATE WHORISKEY
Kate Whoriskey On Broadway she directed Clyde's, Sweat and TheÂ Miracle Worker. Some off-Broadway credits include Letters from Max at Signature, All the Natalie Portmans at MCC, Songs for a New World at Encores Off Center, How I Learned to Drive at Second Stage,Â Ruined at Manhattan Theatre ClubÂ & Fabulation and Inked Baby at Playwrights Horizons among others. She has directed acclaimed productions at theatres nationally including the Goodman, the Geffen, South Coast Rep, Sundance Theatre Lab, Shakespeare Theatre, the A.R.T., the Huntington, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Baltimore Center Stage, and Arena Stage. Her opera direction has been seen at the Chatelet in Paris and Teatro Municipal in Brazil.Â