Bryan Fitzgerald (Jordan). Stage credits include: Stanley in Brighton Beach Memoirs, Ichabod Crane in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Salamander Stew, an award-winning play which premiered at the Strawberry Festival and the NYC Fringe Festival; Film/TV credits include Law and Order, National Lampoon’s Dirty Movie, and independent films Pablo on Wheels [dir. Brett Sorem], I Am Julia [dir. David Capurso], The Narrows [dir. François Velle], to name a few. Bryan, a native New Yorker, eagerly accepts the challenge of portraying a small town young man with such odds stacked against him. THE BUS speaks volumes for contemporary audiences, and Bryan is proud to be a voice for both friends and family in this true work of art that is powerful, expressive and meaningful.
Will Roland (Ian) having just graduated from NYU Steinhardt, Will is thrilled to be a part of The Bus. Most recently, Will traveled to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with the new musical, We Didn’t Have Time to be Scared. Will was also seen in the third installment of the If it Only Even Runs a Minute concert series at Le Poisson Rouge. NYU Credits include: Bat Boy (Bat Boy), Fantasy Football: The Musical? (Skip Berry), and Violet (Billy Dean). Thanks to John and Jim and the whole cast and crew for making this such an awesome experience! Thanks Mom, Dad, Val, and all the teachers who’ve supported me through this endeavor. www.will-roland.com
Robert Nuner (Sloat) has worked in Commedia d’el Arte form with The Two Penny Theater and puppet/masks work with Bread & Puppet’s Our Domestic Resurrection Circus and Pageant. Regional theater experience includes: Editor Webb in Our Town, Angus in The Drawer Boy, Gogo, Waiting for Godot, the Chaplain in Mother Courage and Egeus in Midsummer Night’s Dream. Recent credits include, Bob Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird, Ben Hecht in Moonlight and Magnolias, and Quince in Midsummer Night’s Dream as well as Frank in Song For My Father by poet, David Budbill. Bob enjoys participating in the creative development of works by today’s playwrights, and The Bus is a welcome chance to work with a strong production team in the presentation of critical new work.
Julia Lawler (the little girl) has worked with The 52nd Street Project and Young Playwrights Inc. She is a member of Glass Bandits Theater Company with whom she recently appeared in an adaptation of The Little Mermaid. Film: Beautiful Garden (fall ’11 release). BFA: SUNY Purchase.
Travis Mitchell (Harry) Travis is thrilled to be working with this amazing group of people on such a remarkable piece. National Tours: Spring Awakening (u/s Adult Men) Regional: Spring Awakening (Adult Men)-ReVision Theatre; Clue: The Musical! (Colonel Mustard), Lycian Theatre. Film: “Frequent Flyers” (Dir. Matt Troy) Television: “Law & Order: SVU”, “As The World Turns”. Please check out his website at www.travistravistravis.com. Enormous thanks to John, Jim and Paul Davis. So much love and respect to Jules.
Kerry McGann (Sarah) Kerry is super-excited to be making her 59E59 debut! Originally a Ginger from Jersey, Kerry currently lives in Connecticut and shares her time with the Empire, Garden, and Nutmeg states– thank you, Metro North. Recent roles include the Good Will spokesperson and the MTA’s “See Something, Say Something” campaign. (Thank you again, Metro North). Formerly a student of the amazing Wynn Handman, she currently studies with Bob Krakower and adores all her fellow Krakheads. Much thanks to our fearless director John, and the rest of this talented cast. Bravo to writer James Lantz for tackling such topics with grace and care. A special thanks to Jennifer and Emily, Paul Davis, and much love to friends and family! Kerry can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org