THE ACTORS | THEY WILL OUTLIVE US ALL
Nat Cassidy (Daniel) is an award-winning playwright, actor, director and musician. He most recently appeared in the Off-Broadway remount of THE RUNNER STUMBLES (The Bleecker Company) and has been seen onstage at venues such as Lincoln Center, The Public, Classic Stage, Theatre Row, SoHo Playhouse, The Players Theatre, P.S. 122, Manhattan Theatre Source, 59E59, The Gallery Players, and many others. Nat's published works include ANY DAY NOW ("Genius... a great play for a myriad of reasons," The Fab Marquee), THE RECKONING OF KIT & LITTLE BOOTS (Winner, NY Innovative Theatre Award for Full-Length Script), THE ETERNAL HUSBAND ("Amazing, unforgettable, absolutely electrifying. Generates heat that is pure brilliance," Joe Franklin, Bloomberg Radio), SONGS OF LOVE: A THEATRICAL MIXTAPE ("This restored my faith in theatre," The Happiest Medium), and I AM PROVIDENCE ("The most delightful thing we have ever seen anyone pull off on a stage, anywhere, ever," Tor; Winner, NYIT Award for Solo Performance; directed by DeLisa White). In 2012, Nat was commissioned by the Washington National Opera at The Kennedy Center to write the libretto for a world-premiere opera, which debuted to much acclaim this past November. Nat was named one of nytheatre.com's 2011 People of the Year for his contribution to the NY independent theatre scene. www.natcassidy.com
Jessi Gotta (Margot) is a NYC-based filmmaker and actor. A few of her NYC stage credits include: Rosalind in AS YOU LIKE IT, Boomerang Theatre Co.; Josie in INFECTIOUS OPPORTUNITY for FringeNYC; The Brick Theater's MEMOIRS OF MY NERVOUS ILLNESS and THE KUNG FU IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST; and TEMPTATION for the Vaclav Havel Festival. She has appeared in three installments of Nosedive Productions' annual Grand Guignol NYC stage anthology, THE BLOOD BROTHERS PRESENT..., including 2008's "THE MASTER OF HORROR," which featured stage adaptations of several Stephen King short stories.
Jessi’s film acting credits include: THEY WILL OUTLIVE US ALL, THE BIG BAD, ANNIVERSARY DINNER, LATE NIGHT LOCAL, ABSCOND VALLEY, REVENGE OF THE PROM, and WATCHING. Her performances in THE BIG BAD and ANNIVERSARY DINNER both earned Jessi a nomination for Best Actress from the 2011 and 2012 Maverick Movie Awards. ANNIVERSARY DINNER also earned Jessi a nomination for Best Actress from the Charlotte Horror Fest. THEY WILL OUTLIVE US ALL won Jessi the Best Lead Actress award from the 2013 Route 66 International Film Festival. www.jessigotta.com
Alyssa Simon (Claire) is an award-winning theatre and film actor who has performed modern works, classics, cabarets and musicals in the U.S., Argentina and the Caribbean. She was selected as A Person Of The Year by Martin Denton of nytheatre.com for her acting work and she is also a Master Mason at the Caffe Cino Award-winning Brick Theatre as well as a Friend of Flux, the NYIT Award-winning Flux Theatre.
Gavin Starr Kendall (Ian) is from Texas. He’s made theater mostly at The Brick Theater and Incubator Arts Project with the good people at Piper McKenzie (THE GRANDUNCLE QUADRILOGY; THE BUBBLE OF SOLACE), Dreamscape Theater (WHALE SONG), Ten Directions (…AND THE FEAR CRACKED OPEN), Old Kent Road (THE PROTESTANTS; EMANCIPATORY POLITICS), The Internationalists (OD@C), Red Handle (IPH.THEN; YELLOW ELECTRAS), Sneaky Snake Productions (A BRIEF HISTORY OF MURDER), Gemini CollisionWorks (SPELL; A LITTLE PIECE OF THE SUN), Nosedive Productions (MONKEYS), films with Charred Oak Films (THE BALLAD OF LANCE AND BILL; THE WIDOWERS) and East 3rd Productions (TAPEWORM), and with Shawn Wickens founded the Bad Theater Fest and Bad Film Fest (www.badfilmfest.com). He received his BFA from the University of Oklahoma, trained as a Journeyman at The Warehouse Theater under Jack Young, and studied improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He likes cats.
Stephen Heskett, Christopher Yustin, Marc Landers, Becky Comtois, Stephanie Cox-Williams, Pete Boisvert, Desmond Dutcher & James Comtois