A New American Play
BOB ARIVince Lombardi
Bob Ari recently appeared as Mark Rothko in Red at Cleveland Play House and George Street Theatre. He has acted on Broadway in Frost/Nixon (understudy Richard Nixon), The Constant Wife, Bells Are Ringing, and Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Off-Broadway appearances include The Late Christopher Bean, Die Mommie Die!, Jolson & Company, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Baby Anger, and June Moon. He toured the United States in Frost/Nixon and toured Europe in West Side Story and Guys & Dolls. His many U.S. regional appearances include Pioneer Theatre Company in Dracula and 12 Angry Men; Fulton Theatre, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Olney Theatre Center, Witness for the Prosecution; Delaware Theatre Company, Born Yesterday and The Price; and Walnut Street Theatre, Hotel Suite and Art. Film and television includes Two Lovers, Wanted, Kissing Jessica Stein, Music of the Heart, Cradle Will Rock, Christmas Evil, Onion News Network, Delocated, The Good Wife, Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Cheers, and more.
BRANTON BOXPaul Hornung
Branton Box has extensive credits in both television and film including Private Practice, The Exes, 90210, NCIS, Chuck, Party Down, General Hospital, Charmed, The Bold and the Beautiful, She Spies, Austin Stories, 22, Bounty Killer, Going Greek, New Suit, L.A. Twister, and They Would Love You in France. He was recently cast to shoot films Hope’s Wish and Them That’s Got, which are both slated for production in early 2013. Box’s portrayal of Paul Hornung in Eric Simonson’s Lombardi will be his stage debut. He is a native of south Texas.
DAVID HARDIEJim Taylor
David Hardie is making his ATC debut. Recent theatre credits include the role of Posthumous and Tybalt in the Orlando Shakespeare Theater productions of Cymbeline and Romeo and Juliet, and also the role of Bassanio in the Action Theater production of Merchant of Venice. Recent film credits include Nothing Special, written and directed by Angela Garcia Combs, and Sacred Whispers directed by Constantinos Isias. He is a graduate of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Master of Fine Arts Acting program.
NICK MILLSMichael McCormick
Nick Mills recently appeared in the world premiere of Baby Talk at Ars Nova in New York, a multi-media one-man show that he created and performed. He was part of the original cast of Itamar Moses’ Back Back Back at The Old Globe, as well as the Los Angeles premiere of How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found at The Theatre @ Boston Court. Next year he will be seen in the PBS film Admiral Rickover. Mills holds a Master of Fine Arts from the New York University Graduate Acting Program and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Evansville. For more information, please see www.nickmosesmills.com.
DEEDEE RESCHERMarie Lombardi
Deedee Rescher recently appeared onstage in Los Angeles in Prisoner of Second Avenue with Jason Alexander at El Portal Theatre; Shirley Valentine, Red Herring, Pursuit of Happiness, and Steve Martin’s The Underpants, The Laguna Playhouse; Everybody Say Cheese, Garry Marshall’s Falcon Theatre; and How the Other Half Loves, International City Theatre. After Lombardi, Rescher returns to California to reprise the role of Shirley Valentine at the Falcon Theatre. Television credits include a recurring role on ABC’s The Whole Truth with Rob Morrow and Maura Tierney; Disney’s Better with You, Good Luck Charlie, and Shout it Out; HBO’s The Comeback (with Lisa Kudrow); My Name is Earl; Malcolm in the Middle; Friends; Roseanne; and recurring roles on The Nanny and The King of Queens. Film credits include Skin Deep, Summer School, Once Bitten and the indelible lady bus driver in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Rescher has also lent her memorably husky voice to numerous animated films, cartoons and radio commercials. See www.deedeerescher.com.
WILLIAM OLIVER WATKINSDave Robinson
Recent stage credits include Ruined, Denver Center Theatre Company; BIOLIFE, Nuyorican Poetry Club; Snakeskin Suit and Nodding Off, The Ensemble Studio Theatre; Camp Logan, National Black Theater of Harlem; A Raisin in the Sun, Studio Arena; To Kill A Mockingbird, Great Plains Theatre; and Blues for an Alabama Sky, The Black Rep in St. Louis. He has guest-starred on Robert De Niro’s NY 22, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order: Prime, Law & Order: SVU, Rescue Me and Caterbury’s Law. He trained with the legendary Wynn Handman, Margie Haber, Bob Krakower, and Tim Phillips. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Webster University, St. Louis. Please check out www.WilliamOliverWatkins.com for more.