brushtown stories

cast and crew

 
Writer / Producer

Writer / Producer

Jonathan A. Goldberg

is an internationally produced playwright with work seen across the country. Some works include: The Jew and the Demon (Rita and Burton Goldberg Prize), How to Shoot a Bull Moose (Israel Baron Award), Real Dead Ghosts (Jeffrey Mackey Award finalist), Sousepaw (Best of SF Fringe). He won the L Magazine Pocket Fiction Contest and has far too many cats. MFA Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. He and Matt also wrote a musical about Warren G. Harding fighting a walrus.


Composer

Composer

DAVID ORIGLIERI 

is a guitarist and composer based in New York City.  Born and raised in New Jersey, he studied Classical Theory and Jazz Improvisation at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and New York University.  In recent years David has composed music for independent films and video games while performing regularly with a variety of musical acts. 


Hank / Producer

Hank / Producer

Matthew Roi Berger

is a New York City-based songwriter and the composer for films and stage works, including New York Musical Theatre Festival's Best of Fest Award-winning FAT CAMP, the indie cult fav SPIDERMUSICAL, and New York Neo-Classical Ensemble's TWELFTH NIGHT. He has written music for the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Old Vic's Arden Project and UC Santa Barbara, among others. Matt is the guitarist and songwriter for Teen Girl Scientist Monthly, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Experimental Theater Wing.


Detective Dankent

Detective Dankent

NATHANIEL KENT

Nathaniel Kent is a Brooklyn-based actor originally from the Bay Area. Multimedia: Basic Witch (web series); Seeking Sublet (webseries); Limetown  (podcast). Theatre: We Are Proud to Present... (Playmakers Rep); Mother of the Maid (Shakespeare & Co); Trevor (Lesser America); Ten Ways On A Gun (Squeaky Bicycle); Real Dead Ghosts, Font of Knowledge, The Land Whale Murders, and Fallaway (all with Shelby Company, for which he is a co-founder). Upcoming: Salute by Alexander Kveton as part of the New Voices Festival at The New School, March 18-25. BFA: NYU Tisch. 


Bernard Glouch

Bernard Glouch

JAMES B. KENNEDY

Recent selected NYC credits include Shelby Company's Ephemerama, Dogs Of Oklahoma by Eric John Meyer; His Beauty by Ashley Jacobsen;  New Beulah by Dan Moyer; and Couples Counseling by Carey Lovelace.  He also has been at the Minnesota Fringe the past three years in Fallsway, Font of Knowledge, and Sousepaw in which he originated the role of Rube Waddell. 


Agent Squatch

Agent Squatch

JENNI PUTNEY

Her credits include: The Pool Skimmer (Clubbed Thumb) Three Sisters, Our Town, A Dram of Drummhichit (La Jolla Playhouse) Orpheus and Eurydice (Theater Lab NYC) Venus in Fur (Philadelphia Theater Company/George Street Playhouse) Blithe Spirit, Clybourne Park, Fox on the Fairway (Northern Stage), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Portland Center Stage) Fallsway, Winnemucca (Shelby Company), Much Ado About Nothing, The Mock Tempest (Shakespeare Santa Cruz), The Tempest (Shakespeare Orange County). MFA: University of California, San Diego; BFA: Chapman University.


Grand Cuspid

Grand Cuspid

JOCELYN KURITSKY

is a New York (sometimes DC) based actor & theater-maker. Onstage, Jocelyn mostly works on new plays and new theatrical forms; and, as a performer, she has become a favorite among New York's downtown theater stalwarts, often portraying intense, fragile, and feral characters. Papermag calls her an "outstanding actor." She has appeared in more than 20 NYC productions, including premieres by Sheila Callaghan, Erik Ehn, Ken Urban, Caridad Svich, & avant-garde theater legend, Mac Wellman. Film credits include Peace After Marriage with Hiam Abbass & Louise Lasser, Queen of Glory, among others.


Announcer/Samara/ Carla

Announcer/Samara/ Carla

MELISSA LUSK

 Brooklyn-based composer, mother, legal secretary, and member of the band Teen Girl Scientist Monthly. Creator performer in  Baby No More Times. Favorite writing credits include ...things i found on craigslist (music and selected lyrics) and l(y)re (music and lyrics).

 


Lydia Bloom

Lydia Bloom

Christina pumariega

Broadway: Seminar. Off Broadway: The Comedy of Errors(Public Theater + Mobile Shakespeare Unit), Coriolanus, Volpone, The Witch of Edmonton (Red Bull), Uncle Vanya(u/s, Soho Rep), Catch-22 (Lucille Lortel), All Eyes and Ears(INTAR). Other NY Theater: Enfrascada (ClubbedThumb), Sousepaw (FringeNYC), AliceGraceAnon (New Georges). Regional Theater: Huntington Theatre Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Shakespeare Theatre DC, Hartford Stage, Barrington Stage, Merrimack Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville. Television/Film: “Bloodline," “The Family,” “Elementary,” "Nunsense," "With Friends Like These," “Maggie Black,” “Notes on Being Young,” “Just Cause 3.” CCC award, NYIT and IRNE nominations. Education: MFA, NYU Graduate Acting Program.


Ella Sunshine

Ella Sunshine

kate maccluggage

 Broadway: The Farnsworth Invention. New York: The 39 Steps (New World Stages); Much Ado About NothingThe Merchant of Venice (also national tour, Elliot Norton Award, Theatre for a New Audience); Primal Play (New Georges); Three Sisters (The Assembly); Stuck (Theatre Row); Evanston: A Rare Comedy(HERE). Regional: June Moon (Williamstown); MacbethLa DisputeTwelfth NightBellBook and Candle (Hartford Stage); BellBook and Candle, It’s a Wonderful Life (Long Wharf); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (NC Shakes); The Importance of Being Earnest (Portland Center Stage); Noises Off (Denver Center); Twelfth NightThe Cherry Orchard (Chautauqua). TV/Film: TURN: Washington’s Spies (AMC); Butterflies of Bill BakerNatural Causes. MFA: NYU Graduate Acting. BA: Wesleyan University.