By Kevin Hobichan
The Chain Theatre April 19th – April 22nd @ 7:00pm
312 West 36th St April 23rd @ 2:00pm & 6:00pm
New York, NY. 10018
Director: David Zayas Jr.
Stage Manager / Assistant Director / Sound Designer: Nicole Amaral
Lighting Designer: Allison Amanda Ramnarine
Cast (in order of appreance):
Ana Sophia Colón – Riley
Lesly Michelle Anne Ochoa – Angel
Kevin Hobaichan – Orpheus
Annie Kefalas – Até
Anita Moreno – Frenzy
Joey Welsh – Thanatos
Ana Sophia Colón was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Theatre credits include: Nylon (Van Lier Fellowship: Spanish Repertorio Theatre), The Mourners (Iron Dale), Dia Y Noche (Barn Series: LAByrinth Theater Company), Life Line (Boundless Theatre), The Girls (Dixon Place), and Water by the Spoonful (Fordham MainStage). Film credits include: Power Rangers: The Chosen, La Noticia, and Dear Me. She would like to thank the incredible “Stages” team for being so supportive and inspiring, and the audience for being present and entering such a brave space! Enjoy the show! (www.anasophiacolon.com)
Lesly Michelle Anne Ochoa is a first generation Ecuadorian American. Born and raised in Queens, the New York native has a passion for highlighting the stories and voices of minorities. She believes story telling to be a powerful healing tool and hopes that through her writing and performances, she is able to bring light to the lives of many. Dedicated and determined to uplift her community, Lesly is in the works of starting her first nonprofit organization centered around Black, Indigenous, and Women of Color Gatherings (BIWOC).
Kevin Hobaichan: For my brother.
Annie Kefalas is a Greek American actor, stage director, and personal trainer from Chicago IL. She received her Masters in Classical Acting from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Directing credits: Speaking in Tongues, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, Art of Murder, Christmas Carol, Six Stages of a Breakup (Edinburgh Fringe Festival performance), Macbeth, Feedback, Access Denied, Something is Far Away. Acting credits: E.G.G., The Tempest, The Amish Project, King Lear, Blithe Spirit, Pericles, On the Verge.
Anita Moreno is from the magical Medellín, Colombia. Anita is an alumni of both The Barrow Group and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts conservatories in New York. Ensemble of the Labyrinth Theater Summer intensive 2022 and company member of Primitive grace and Love Creek theater. Anita would like to dedicate this reprisal to the freshest addition to heaven, Toto, the most magical and incredibly special aunt. Toto had meningitis and was a 5 year old electric girl trapped in the body of a 57 year old. Thank you for teaching me kindness and for your never ending joy. I know you’re here in spirit smiling, Te amo mi Niña del Futuro. Si mi amor!
Joey Welsh is a 24-year old actor from Vienna, Virginia. He recently moved to New York City after graduating from Cornell University with a degree in mathematics and theater. While at Cornell, he appeared in various plays, student films, and sketch comedy performances, in addition to playing on the Varsity Sprint Football team. Joey has continued his professional theater aspirations in NYC, recently performing in 4 One-Act Plays by Tennessee Williams (with Merciful Delusions Productions) and training at HB Studio and Upright Citizens Brigade. Joey is grateful to partake in this production, and hopes you enjoy the show!
David Zayas Jr. is a Bronx Native actor, theater and film director. David is a member of The Actors Studio’s Playwright/Directors Unit, LAByrinth Theater Company, and Actors Theater of NYC. He has directed with LAByrinth, Planet Connections, Actors Theatre of NY, NY Theater Festival, Samuel French OOB Festival, and The Chain Theater along with award winning short films in over 20 festivals.
Nicole Amaral is a New York City native with Brazilian roots. She has extensive experience in theater both on and off stage. She is the Company Manager of Actors Theater of NYC. Some of her recent theater credentials include: “This God Damn House” at The Chain Theater (Stage Manager), “Men on Boats” at Atlantic Theater Stage 2 (Stage Manager), “El Comanchero” with Saudade Theatre (Stage Manager), “Clue but Black Workshop” at LA Broadwater Theater (Stage Manager/Co-Director/Lighting Designer/Sound Designer/Actor), along with many other productions. She tries to do it all. Nicole is an alumna of Developing Artists Theatre Company where she was the first recipient of the Kevin Geer Scholarship and thanks them for believing in her like Cher believes in life after love.
Allison Amanda Ramnarine is a Guyanese -American woman born and raised in Queens, NYC. She attended the New York City College of Technology for Entertainment Technology specializing in lighting and scenic design. After graduating, Allison has worked on all sorts of shows and has been able to operate and design shows like “A Thread Among Serpents”, “The Bronx Cowboy, and “ Worthy is the Lamb.” She continues working as a freelance lighting and scenic designer. She has even started her own production team WNDRLND PRDCTNS, which is rooted in the DIY culture and creates a safe space for local musicians and their friends from marginalized communities.