Tony Award-winning comedy - Best Play 2009
God of Carnage
Benjamin Evett is Founding Artistic Director of Actors’ Shakespeare Project in Boston, where he has performed Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, the title roles in Coriolanus and Hamlet, Edmund in King Lear and Caliban in The Tempest. At New Repertory Theatre, he has been seen as Danny in Cherry Docs, Dorian in Opus, Abbe de Coulmier in Quills and Paul in Permanent Collection. Mr. Evett was a member of the Resident Company at American Repertory Theatre from 1993 to 2003, where he performed in over 50 productions, including Lucky in Waiting for Godot, Hippolyte in Phaedra, Ariel in The Tempest, Pentheus in The Bacchae, Leandro in The King Stag, and the Son in Six Characters in Search of an Author. He has also performed at Huntington Theatre Company, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Hartford Stage, Missouri Repertory Theatre, Virginia Stage Company, Great Lakes Theater Festival, The Cleveland Play House and others. Internationally, he has performed at the Festivale Biennale in Venice, the Festival d’Automne in Paris, at the Taiwan National Theatre and The Moscow Art Theatre.
Joey Parsons appeared Off-Broadway in The Misanthrope and Wittenberg (The Pearl Theatre Company); A Little Journey (Mint Theatre Company) and Secrets of a Soccer Mom (Snapple Theater Center). Regionally, she has performed in Fifty Words and the world premiere of the one-woman show Dear Sara Jane (Contemporary American Theater Festival); Rabbit Hole (Pittsburgh Public Theater); Dead Man’s Cell Phone (Hartford TheaterWorks); The Shape of Things (The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, As You like It and Richard III (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival); and The Comedy of Errors and Measure for Measure (Yale Repertory Theatre). Ms. Parsons’ television appearances include Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Third Watch, Deadline and Guiding Light. She has also been seen in the film Lightning Jack. Ms. Parsons is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama. www.joeyparsons.com
Amy Resnick has appeared at Arizona Theatre Company in Pride and Prejudice and For Better or Worse. Recent credits include the 2011 world premiere of Allison Moore’s Collapse and the 2010 world premiere of Laramie: Ten Years Later. Ms. Resnick and the original company of The Laramie Project performed both plays in repertoire on a tour through Boston; Philadelphia; Washington, DC (Arena Stage); Iowa; Wisconsin and San Francisco. Other world premieres include Why We Have a Body and House of Yes (Magic Theatre) and Aaron Sorkin’s Hidden in This Picture, starring with Timothy Busfield. Ms. Resnick’s television appearances include Law & Order, Picket Fences, Midnight Caller, Back To the Streets of San Francisco, Paper Dolls and The Paper Chase. On film, she has been seen in Haiku Tunnel, The Californians and Love & Taxes, slated to open in 2012.
Bob Sorenson returns to ATC where he has appeared in The Mystery of Irma Vep, The Pajama Game, I Am My Own Wife, Permanent Collection, Over the Moon, Fully Committed, Ghosts, Art, How I Learned to Drive, Scapin, Swinging on a Star, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Noises Off. Actors Theatre of Phoenix credits include The Arizona Project, Henry V, Illuminati and Putting It Together, among others. He recently played Malvolio for Southwest Shakespeare Company. For Phoenix Theatre, he has appeared in Annie; Mister Roberts; I Do, I Do; Rumors and Play It Again, Sam, among others. Mr. Sorenson’s directing credits include More Fun Than Bowling, It Had To Be You, The Bug, Rounding Third and The Complete History of America for Actors Theatre of Phoenix; Steel Magnolias for Phoenix Theatre; Personals and Six Women With Brain Death for Theatre League and Social Security, The Gift Horse, the female version of The Odd Couple and I’m Not Rappaport for Arizona Jewish Theatre Company. His film and television credits include HBO's Boardwalk Empire and the recurring role of Dr. Stephen Kurt on NBC's Law & Order.