Fantasy Football: The Musical? (2009)
September 1991, New York City. An unemployed stats geek and a small-time bookie realize that their passion for sports is keeping them from maintaining a job or a girlfriend. Combining forces, they set out to create the ultimate sports fan experience—and, in the process, pull their lives together—in this “bromantic comedy” of a musical. www.fantasyfootballthemusical.com
Approximate Running Time: 1:30; no intermission
David is thrilled to be a part of the Next Link Festival. New York writing credits: God Loves My People Best (co-author), A Political Party (co-author, composer), and Now That You've Seen Me Naked (new lyrics and music). David is a resident actor in the Art.Party.Theater.Company and enjoys performing improvised musicals. He earned a degree in English Literature from Harvard in 2007.
Kristin Johnson is proud to be making her NYMF debut with Fantasy Football: The Musical? She is a graduate of Northwestern University in theater and business with concentrations in marketing and musical theater. Kristin is currently a member of Davenport Theatrical Enterprises here in the city.
Adam is the winner of the 2008-2009 Patte Award (San Diego’s Tony) for Outstanding Direction for his work on Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead at UCSD, where he will be completing his MFA in Directing in March. At UCSD: he has also directed The Attic Dwellers, and Clementine and the Cyber Ducks. In NYC he’s directed new works for the NY Fringe Festival, Reverie Productions, Prospect Theater Company, H.E.R.E., The Irish Arts Center, Barhoppers, The Kraine, and his own company, Brooklyn Rep. Regionally, he’s directed at the Williamstown Thr Fest Workshop, and the Winnipesaukee Playhouse. In October he will begin rehearsing "Camino Real," his thesis project at UCSD. He served as the Assistant Director to Christopher Ashley on the Broadway bound “Memphis” at the La Jolla Playhouse, and at the 5th Ave. Theater, in Seattle. Other Assisting Directing: Chris Ashley at Williamstown, David Warren at The Roundabout, Andrei Belgrader at UCSD. When last seen in NY, Adam was working as an actor. Credits include: National Tour: The Scarlet Pimpernel, Off Broadway: Taming of the Shrew; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change; The Bomb-itty of Errors. Regional: La Jolla Playhouse, Trinity Repertory Company, Hamptons Shakespeare Festival. TV: Law and Order, numerous commercials, and several indie films. He has a BA in Theater and Political Science from Brown University.
Broadway/off-Broadway orchestras: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Altar Boyz, Make Me A Song. New York credits include: Shafrika, the White Girl (Vineyard) Broadway Sings for North Shore (Joe’s Pub/York Theatre) Queen Esther (Kaufman Center) Late Nite With Niko (Zipper Factory) Regional credits include: High School Musical 2 (North Shore Music Theatre) 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (NSMT/Barrington Stage), Seussical, Private Lives, and Songs of a Night Owl The World Goes ‘Round, High School Musical, Funked Up Fairytales, West Side Story, FAME! The Musical, The Human Comedy, and Follies. (BSC) Other credits include: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Boyfriend, Grease (Tri-Arts), Godspell, Side by Side, FAME! The Musical (Bardavon Opera House), You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown (Winner TANYS 2003 Best Overall Show, Best Musical), Songs for a New World, Parade, Pirates of Penzance, Edges (NYU). Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance from SUNY Fredonia, Master’s Degree in Collaborative Piano from NYU Steinhardt.
Acting credits include - Off-Broadway: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Public Theater); Regional: Center Theatre Group, Portland Center Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble, SpeakEasy Stage Company, and ten shows with Trinity Repertory Company (IRNE Nomination for the world premiere of Charles Strouse’s You Never Know); Television: Law & Order: Criminal Intent; Workshops: Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul and Paula Vogel’s The Long Christmas Ride Home. Ben has made additional appearances at The Kennedy Center, Joe’s Pub, Playwrights Horizons, Cherry Lane, and New York Theatre Workshop. Ben is an adjunct professor at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. He has twice narrated the NJ Symphony’s young people’s concerts at NJPAC. A graduate of Brown University and the Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium MFA Acting Program, Ben is a co-founder of Fiasco Theater. Please visit www.fiascotheater.com
is an actress, singer, dancer and all around funny blonde. New York off-Broadway credits include: The Awesome 80’s Prom (also co-wrote), My First Time, Minimum Wage, The Karaoke Show, and Slut. Regional favorites include: Fiddler On The Roof, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Dreamgirls, A Grand Night For Singing, Godspell, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Chicago, and Grease. You might also recognize Emily from her various NYC nightclub performances. After winning the American Idol-esque XL Star competition, Emily has gone on to give campy greatness at Splash, the Duplex, Vlada, The Ritz, Dillon's, Joe's Pub, and more. More at EmilyMcNamara.com
Broadway: Footloose, White Liars/Black Comedy, and The Moliere Comedies. Off-Broadway: Lone Star Love. Nick has worked extensively in regional theatres including the New York and New Jersey Shakespeare Festivals, Papermill Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera, Cleveland Playhouse, GEVA, Virginia Stage Company, Fulton Opera House, North Shore Music Theatre, 5th Avenue Seattle, TUTS Houston, TOTS Atlanta, and the Shakespeare Theatre of D.C. Television: “Law and Order”, “Law and Order: Criminal Intent”, “Law and Order: SVU”, “Spin City”, “Hope and Faith”, “All My Children” “Guiding Light”, “One Life to Live”. Film: Prison Song, Puccini for Beginners, Grave of the Fireflies. Nick has recorded over 200 audiobooks, receiving five Earphones Awards.
is stoked to be joining the FANTASY FOOTBALL team, and so glad to be doing her very first NYMF show! A recent graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Sam most recently had the privilege of performing in MRS. SHARP, a workshop at Playwrights Horizons directed Michael Greif. Previous theatrical adventures include: The Black Crook (Amina) with Naked Angels, Into the Woods (Cinderella), Zombie Prom (Candy), In Trousers (The Sweetheart). Sam loves jokes, puppies, and her parents. In that order.
Rob proudly joins the cast of FF:TM. Off B’way: Pinkalicious The Musical (Mr. Pink). Other Credits Include: College: The Musical (Jay), Into The Woods (Cindy’s Prince), Urinetown (Lockstock), Noises Off (Freddy/Philip), Bloody Sunday (Mikey) Our Guy reading (Alex) -Actor’s Playhouse. Film: All Dressed Up (Matthew) Dances With Films 09’- LA, A House Divided (Liamond), Strangers With Candy (Squat Thrust Team Captain). Graduate of Pace University Musical Theater Program, and current student of William Esper Studios of NYC (Meisner). :-B www.RobHinderliter.com
Jeff is an attractive, dare he say, ravishing, balding guy from Omaha Nebraska. He moved to NYC with a suitcase full of big city dreams, and Fantasy Football: The Musical? has got him VISIBLY excited! You may or may not have seen him Off-Broadway in Eight Is Never Enough Improv Comedy group! Television Credits include ABC'S What would you do 2 episodes (Ugly American in Paris, Way To friendly American) Love you bonnie, NBC'S 30 ROCK, Animal Planet's Parasites. HBO True Blood, HBO The Sopranos, and a few commercials currently airing. You have not seen him in the King of Queens, no matter what people say. New York Theatre Credits: Off-Off Broadway includes: Originated role of Mudge in Henry and Mudge(Theatreworks USA), The Playwright(Queens Theatre in the Park), The Yellow Brick Monologues. Regional Credits Beauty and the Beast, Annie Get Your Gun, Boys Next Door, and is currently in an improv troupe the Immediate Regrets. Want to thank my parents, my friends, Ha Comedy Club, my man friends and Warren Moon for helping me win my first fantasy league. All My love to Lauren. GO BIG RED
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