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CAST/CREW

Samuel Douglas Clark
Samuel Douglas Clark (Geoff) is excited to be returning to Australian Made Entertainment after performing in their reading series in May. Before moving to New York, Sam worked extensively in Australia on a range of projects including two new Australian works, April’s Fool by David Burton and the cabaret Often I Find That I am Naked by Fiona Sprott, both of which toured nationally. Other credits include The First Fifty Years (East Lynne TC), Rabbit (The Good Room), Motortown (23rd Productions), After All This (Elbow Room), as well as working with AS Theatre on the Queensland premiere of The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh and Lazarus Won’t Get Out of Bed by David Burton. Film and TV credits include Sea Patrol 3: Red Gold (Nine Network) and Panic (Clearwater Films). Sam is also a producer with the New York based Frack Theatre. He is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.

Matthew Foster
Matthew Foster (Ted) began his career in Sydney, Australia where his many theatre credits include Lend Me A Tenor, Noises Off, Twelve Angry Men, True West and Miss Julie. Since relocating to the United States, he has appeared in The 39 Steps, My Fair Lady, The Exonerated, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Merchant of Venice. For Australian Made Entertainment, he performed in Così and Speaking in Tongues, and directed Once We Lived Here. A seasoned improv performer, Matthew starred in Planet Hollywood Hotel’s Aussie Improv Comedy Explosion in Las Vegas. His TV credits include House of Cards, Law & Order: SVU, the HBO mini-series Mildred Pierce, and Aussie shows Home and Away, All Saints, and White Collar Blue. He also wrote, directed and starred in three short films, Intervention, Clicked and Homesick. Matthew is a co-founder of Australian Made Entertainment.
www.MatthewFosterOnline.com

Marc LeVasseur
Marc LeVasseur (Gerry) is thrilled to be working with this fabulous company of Aussies. Off-Broadway: Women Beware Women, Red Bull Theatre; Misalliance, The Pearl (u/s). New York: Macbeth, The Queens Players (Title Role); Romeo + Juliet and The Taming of the Shrew, Titan Theatre Co. (Resident Company Member); Love/Stories, Flea Theatre; The Winter's Tale, NY Classical Theatre; Love's Labour's Lost, NY Neo Classical Ensemble; Dr. C or How I Learned to Act, Theatre Mitu. Regional: Pride and Prejudice, People's Light & Theatre; Pride and Prejudice, Bristol Riverside Theatre. Tour: Julius Caesar and Catch-22, Aquila Theatre.




Peter Reznikoff
Peter Reznikoff (Jock) Broadway: Irena’s Vow. Regional: 33 Variations, The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, Arturo Ui, Something Intangible. Selected Off-Broadway: Richard lll and Henry Vl (New York Shakespeare Festival), Irena’s Vow, Ghosts, Romeo and Hamlet, Far and Wide, Harry the Hunk, The Truth, Three Men on a Base, The Lost Box of Utopia, The Caterers, Novel (Ensemble Studio Theatre), The Cold Wind and the Warm, Compulsion. Film and TV: Anomaly, The Heart, She Holler, Silence Patton, Trojans, What She’s Having, Dinner Table, Marathon Man, The Quinns, Guiding Light, All My Children, and most recently, A Polite Bribe, as both the narrator and the role of St. Paul. Peter’s voice is heard on many commercials and documentaries for PBS, A&E, The History Channel and Discovery. He is also the voice of Washington Irving for American Experience, broadcasting on PBS this fall.


David Sedgwick
David Sedgwick (Laurie) has performed extensively in theatre in Australia, Japan, and the United States, often originating roles in new plays. His television, film, commercial, and voice-over work also spans all three countries. Favorite stage roles include The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Shakespeare & Company), A Moon for the Misbegotten (Luna Stage), Three Sisters (Seeing Place), Shining City (Shadow Lawn Stage), What the Butler Saw (Gallery Players), Arcadia and A Doll’s House (Tokyo International Players). Off-Broadway: Hamlet (Pearl Theatre). Film/TV: Gertrude Stein’s Brewsie and Willie, The Way of Justice, Moments of Clarity, Mirror, MirrorAll My Children, As the World Turns, One Life to Live. David worked as a dialect coach on Australian Made Entertainment’s previous productions of Così and Speaking in Tongues. He is thrilled to be making his acting debut for the company.
www.DavidSedgwick.com

Andrew Justin Smith
Andrew Justin Smith (Danny) An overly proud native of Marblehead, Massachusetts, Andrew is excited to be making his Australian-accented debut with Australian Made Entertainment and The Club. Recently, in New York, Andrew has performed with PBS, The LAByrinth Theatre Company, and as Sir Andrew in Essential Theatre Group's Twelfth Night (remounted in the NY Fringe Festival). This past spring, he conceived and produced a series of three plays set in the same town on the same day entitled Zurich, NY, also directing one of the pieces, written by his frequent collaborator, Alex Riad. Training: LAMDA.





David Williamson (Playwright) is widely recognized as Australia's most successful playwright and over the last thirty years, his plays have been performed throughout Australia and produced in Britain, United States, Canada and many European and Asian countries. He has won twelve Australian Writer's Guild Awards, including Best Play for The Removalists, Don's PartyThe Club, Travelling North and Emerald City. His screenplays include many adaptations of his stage works, as well as Gallipoli, Phar Lap and The Year of Living Dangerously, which was nominated by the Writer's Guild of America for Best Adapted Screenplay. For television, David's credits include the HBO mini-series A Dangerous Life and Showtime's Golden Globe-nominated telemovie On The Beach. His most recent play, Rupert, about the Australian-born media magnate Rupert Murdoch, has enjoyed successful seasons in Melbourne and Washington, D.C., and will be produced in London's West End in 2015.
www.DavidWilliamsonPlaywright.com

Andrew H. Lyons (Director), a Brooklyn based actor and director, is absolutely thrilled to be working with the fine people at Australian Made Entertainment at long last. Most recently, Andrew directed Allenberry Playhouse’s award-winning production of The 39 Steps. Other directing credits include Not Now Darling and No Sex Please, We’re British (Allenberry Playhouse), The Devil’s Business (Producer’s Club), Bang, Bang (Gladys Davis Theatre). Mr. Lyons lives in Flatbush with his wife April and their roommate Walter.
AndrewLyons.weebly.com

Travis Bell (Scenic Designis a freelance Production Manager, and Set and Props designer, as well as the Director of Production for the Professional Performing Arts School. Selected credits: DIRT (New York Theater Workshop, Technical Director), Mr. Confidential (NYMF 2014, Production Manager/Technical Director), Two Gentleman of Verona, Measure for Measure (Fiasco Theatre Company, Props Designer), Fast Company (Ensemble Studio Theatre, Props Designer), Blood and Ice (Stella Adler Acting Studio, Set Designer), Bend in the Road, Ever Happily After (NYMF 2013, Production Manager), Vital Theatre Company (Production Manager, 2012-13 Season).

Emily Rose Parman (Costume Design) previously worked with Australian Made Entertainment on Louis Nowra's Così, Andrew Bovell's Speaking in Tongues, and the US premiere of the Aussie musical Once We Lived Here by Mathew Frank and Dean Bryant. As an Artist in Residence with Hudson Warehouse, productions include: The Seagull, The Taming of the Shrew, Comedy of Errors, The Rover, Richard III, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), King Lear, The Three Musketeers, King John, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Winter's Tale. Also active in New York’s opera scene, Ms. Parman’s work has been featured in productions of Tosca, Rigoletto, and the world premiere of Marrying Mozart with Dicapo Opera Theatre, as well as The Stranger and Baggage by local composer Ishmael Wallace. Other credits include Chekhov's Three Sisters with HiveMind Theatre, Cupid and Psyche with Turn to Flesh Productions, All’s Well That Ends Well (with Lynn-Marie Macey) at Theatre 1010, and regionally, Big River, All My Sons, 42nd Street, Crimes of the Heart, Into the Woods, Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice, and Much Ado About Nothing.
Anthony Freitas (Lighting Design) is a Massachusetts born designer and a graduate of Wagner College (B.A. Theatre - Design, Technology, Management). Favorite credits include Once We Lived Here (U.S. Premiere), Rent, Goddess Wheel (World Premiere), Catholic School Girls, and Next to Normal.

David Green (Sound Design), a relative newcomer to New York, has hit the ground running designing audio for Theatre Arts Center’s Bound For Broadway and The Nerve Tank’s The Maiden at La MaMa Theatre before once again returning to Australian Made Entertainment to design audio for The Club, which was actually part of his high school curriculum. The Club presented many unique challenges in sound design as it was written during a period where sound effects and the traditional play were mutually exclusive.

Marc Eardley (Stage Manager) has been a freelance director and stage manager for over a decade. Selected NYC directing credits: Death Party, the first metro area revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Affair in 22B, Get Got: A Rock Musical, Standby at FringeNYC, Really Bad Things at NYMF and Women and Guns which won Best New Play at the Midtown Festival. Most recently, Long Division by James Presson and Roman Fever by Kenny Kruper, both at the Midtown International Theatre Festival. Regionally, he has directed All Shook Up, Nine, South Pacific, Neil Simon's Fools and Harvey. Marc created and is producing/directing the concert Broadway's Epic Fail: Where the Future of Broadway Meets Broadway's Future Flops. As a stage manager, he's proud to have worked at The New Group, The Public Theater, Off-Broadway for From My Hometown and The God Committee and most recently PSM for Thankskilling: The Musical.

Erica Palmer (Assistant Stage Manager) is thrilled to be joining this production of The Club. She is a recent graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Erica most recently served as an ASM for the NYMF “Best of Fest” winning musical, Cloned! Other recent credits include St. Mark (PSM), Just A Little Magic (PSM), Changing Game (PSM), This Wide Night (ASM), The Giver/If Only the Lonely Were Home (ASM), and Am I Blue? (ASM).

Antonio Miniño (Publicist) is an award-winning performing artist and publicist with Kampfire PR, a full service Marketing and Public Relations agency, founded by Katie Rosin. Together, they have represented companies of all levels, genres and aesthetics in the Arts.
www.KampfireFilmsPR.com