Bruce Willis has demonstrated incredible versatility in a career that has included such diverse characterizations as the prizefighter in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction (1994 Palme D’Or winner at Cannes), the philandering contractor in Robert Benton’s Nobody’s Fool, the heroic time traveler in Terry Gilliam’s 12 Monkeys, the traumatized Vietnam veteran in Norman Jewison’s In Country, the compassionate child psychologist in M. Night Shyamalan’s Oscar®-nominated The Sixth Sense (for which he won the People’s Choice Award) and his signature role, Detective John McClane, in the Die Hard pentalogy.
Laurie Metcalf is a three-time Emmy® Award winner and two-time Tony Award® nominee and an original member of the Steppenwolf Theatre. She was last seen on the New York stage in Lincoln Center’s production of Bruce Norris’ Domesticated, and in her Tony®Award-nominated performance in Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of Sharr White’s The Other Place. She received three Emmy Awards for her work on the TV series “Roseanne,” stars in HBO’s “Getting On,” has a recurring role on “The Big Bang Theory,” and her films include Desperately Seeking Susan, Leaving Las Vegas, Uncle Buck, JFK, International Affairs and the Toy Story series.
Leon Addison Brown (Buster) Broadway: The Trip to Bountiful (opposite Cicely Tyson), On the Waterfront, Someone who’ll Watch Over Me, Prelude to a Kiss. Off-Broadway: The Train Driver, Two Trains Running and The Alexander Plays (Signature Theater), The Day the Bronx Died (AJT), The Lights (LCT), As You Like It (Theater for a New Audience). Some regional credits include:
PAUL SHELDON, BUSTER (STANDBY)
Broadway: Metamorphoses. Off-Broadway: Small Mouth Sounds (Ars Nova), Row After Row (Women’s Project), February House (Public), Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci(Second Stage). Off-Off-Broadway: Powerhouse, Tamar of the River, But I’m a Cheerleader.
ANNIE WILKES (STANDBY)
Off-Broadway: My Name Is Asher Lev (Westside), Heartless (Signature), In the Wake (Public), Omnium Gatherum (Variety), The Orphan of Zhao (Lincoln Center), More Stately Mansions, Streetcar Named Desire (NYTW) among many others;
Film: Coach, All Saints Day (Winner, Best Narrative Short, Savannah Film Festival), Beloved. Off Broadway: Years Zero (Second Stage Uptown) Still Life (MCC); Rainbow Kiss (The Play Company); The Water’s Edge (Second Stage); Pen (Playwrights Horizons); Terrorism(The New Group/The Play Company); Omnium Gatherum (Variety Arts); Where We’re Born and God Hates the Irish (both at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre); Get What You Need (Atlantic 453) and Kid-Simple (Summer Play Festival). Regional: Misery for Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures at the Bucks County Playhouse.
WILLIAM GOLDMAN (Playwright) is a two-time Academy Award winner for his screenplays ofButch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President’s Men. Other notable film credits include The Princess Bride, Misery, A Few Good Men, The Stepford Wives, Chaplin, Indecent Proposal, The General’s Daughter, Twins, Year of the Comet, Memoirs of an Invisible Man, The Hot Rock, The Great Waldo Pepper, Hearts in Atlantis and Dreamcatcher. His novels The Princess Bride, Marathon Man, Magic, Heat were all turned into films.
Broadway: Hamilton, Motown, Vanya and Sonia…, Annie, Bring It On, Magic/Bird, An Evening with Patti Lupone and Mandy Patinkin, Godspell, Chinglish, The Pee-wee Herman Show, Lombardi, Passing Strange & Bridge and Tunnel. Extensive Off-Broadway/Regional theater, opera, concert, hospitality, event & experience design.
Over 100 Broadway & Feature Film productions including: The Nance (Tony Award), The Book of Mormon (Tony Nomination), The House of Blue Leaves (Tony Nomination), The Crucifer of Blood(Tony Nomination), The Royal Family (Tony Nomination), The English Patient (Academy Award), Julie & Julia, Doubt, Closer,
Broadway: Romeo & Juliet, Dead Accounts, Grace, Godspell, The Normal Heart, Reasons To Be Pretty, Butley, Dinner At Eight (Lincoln Center), Betrayal (Roundabout), The Real Thing. Off-Broadway: MCC, MTC, Second Stage, Playwrights Horizons, The Public, NY Theater Workshop, Theater for a New Audience, Vineyard, Atlantic.
Darron is a Tony and Obie award winning sound designer whose work for theater and dance has been heard in over 500 productions nationally and internationally on Broadway and Off. His many accolades for sound design include the Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Award, the Lucille Lortel and the AUDELCO.
Broadway: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Off-Broadway/Regional: Music/Lyrics for the musicals Unknown Soldier; The Fortress of Solitude; Love’s Labour’s Lost; Here’s Hoover; Saved. With The Civilians: Canard Canard Goose, Gone Missing, Nobody’s Lunch, This Beautiful City, In the Footprint, The Great Immensity, Pretty Filthy, co-author of Paris Commune, and music for Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns and the company’s 2012 TED Talk.
HAIR & MAKEUP DESIGN
Broadway: Sylvia, A Delicate Balance, The Last Ship, It’s Only A Play, Cripple of Inishmann, Les Misérables, Spider-Man. Broadway/West End: Matilda, Private Lives, Ghost, Billy Elliot. West End: Bend It Like Beckham, Made In Dagenham, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
SPECIAL EFFECTS DESIGN
Credits include: Ka for Cirque Du Soleil, Broadway: An Act of God, Doctor Zhivago, The Last Ship, Spamalot, Into The Woods, An Inspector Calls (Drama Desk Award), Twelfth Night (Eddy Award) and
Creators of Sordelet INC, an exciting combat company bringing over 30 years of action movement to the NYC-based theatre community. 66 Broadway productions include Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Waiting for Godot/No Man’s Land and Wolf Hall. 65 first-class productions in hundreds of cities on five continents including Ben Hur Live (Rome, European Tour).
Sarah is a dramaturg and Co-Artistic Director of Vineyard Theatre, where she has helped develop and launch more than fifty world-premiere plays and musicals, including Avenue Q, The Scottsboro Boys, God’s Ear, Middletown, Wig Out!, Brooklynite, Gloria.
PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER
Broadway: It’s Only A Play, Of Mice and Men, Lucky Guy, The Columnist, That Championship Season, August: Osage County, Talk Radio, Faith Healer, A Streetcar Named Desire (2005),Long Day’s Journey Into Night (2003), Fortune’s Fool, A Thousand Clowns, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man (2000),
Broadway: It’s Only a Play, The Glass Menagerie. Off- Broadway: Much Ado About Nothing (NYSF); Pride’s Crossing (Lincoln Center); Boys in the Band (Lucille Lortel); Slavs! (NYTW);
Jess is co-Artistic Director of The Assembly, and has directed and co-created eight original works for the company. Other directing: New Georges, Ars Nova, Dutch Kills and workshops at NYTW, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Soho Rep.
Broadway: A View from the Bridge, Old Times, Thérèse Raquin, The Audience, Skylight, American in Paris, Elephant Man, Constellations, Real Thing, You Can’t Take It With You, Violet, Rocky, others.
Broadway/Tours: Fiddler on the Roof, The Color Purple, China Doll, Allegiance, On Your Feet!, Sylvia, Spring Awakening, Hamilton, Something Rotten!, An American in Paris, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Hand to God, Kinky Boots, Wicked, The Bridges of Madison County, If/Then, The Sound of Music, Newsies, Pippin, Motown, Rock of Ages. Off-Broadway: Atlantic, MCC, Signature. Film: Fun House, Tallulah, Ithaca, The Intern.
Celebrating 20 years on Broadway and 50 U.S, international and touring productions. Credits include: Aladdin, The Lion King, Motown The Musical, El Rey Leon (Madrid), Annie, Mary Poppins, Peter and the Starcatcher, One Man Two Guvnors,
has produced nearly 100 movies including When Harry Met Sally, Honeymoon in Vegas, In the Line of Fire, A Few Good Men, City Slickers, Best In Show, Miss Congeniality, The Polar Express, Fracture, and Michael Clayton as well as adaptations of Stephen King’s work, including The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, Dolores Claibourne and Misery.
Continuing Warner Bros.’ mission of presenting the finest entertainment across all media and platforms to global audiences, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures is the company’s live stage play division, which develops and produces first-class musicals and other stage productions from the company’s expansive catalogue. In addition to this production,
Castle Rock has produced nearly 100 movies including When Harry Met Sally, Honeymoon in Vegas, In the Line of Fire, A Few Good Men, City Slickers, Best In Show, Miss Congeniality, The Polar Express, Fracture, and Michael Clayton as well as adaptations of Stephen King’s work, including The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, Dolores Claibourne and Misery. In addition
Liz joined Castle Rock Entertainment at its inception and was president from 1996-2015. During her tenure, Castle Rock produced nearly 100 movies, including the film Misery as well as many other beloved screen adaptations of Stephen King’s work. As a producer, she continued her association with Stephen King, on both The Shawshank Redemption and The Mist.
As Executive Vice President, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Kaufman is currently represented on the West End by the hit stage musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and on Broadway by the Tony-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Before joining Warner Bros
Martin is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Castle Rock Entertainment. Castle Rock has produced over 100 movies including Misery, City Slickers, A Few Good Men, American President, Best in Show, Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, Two Weeks Notice, Miss Congeniality, Waiting for Guffman, Fracture, Michael Clayton, Friends with Benefits, No Reservations, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, In The Line Of Fire, Hamlet, Polar Express, Music and Lyrics, Kangaroo Jack, and Barcelona.
After almost two decades with studios, Ray started Raymond Wu Productions with a focus on combining Broadway and Hollywood talent. RWP is producing Poseidon (a show-within-a-show spoofing movie-musicals); an original musical Never Grimm; the romantic comedy Nothing To See Here (think When Harry Met Sally set in a world like Borat’s Kazakhstan); television and feature film projects and, under a production deal with Warner Bros., Secondhand Lions and a new immersive theater piece.