THE PLAYS: Absolutely Somewhere

A new house. An old dog. Shampoo. Everybody’s looking for something.

Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm in Garden of Hope (392 Hancock Street)
August 30-31, September 6-7, September 13-14


The Cast and Creative Team


Becky Baumwoll (Jen) is an NYC-based actress and artist originally from Newton, MA. After graduating from Tufts University, she apprenticed at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and studied with the American Theatre Wing’s SpringboardNYC program. As an actress, she has worked Off-Broadway on TACT’s Three Men On A Horseand The Pearl’s Figaro. Most recently she was seen in Katorga, a piece by the fine folks at Ozet, and Pride & Prejudice at People’s Light & Theatre Company. This November, she will begin work on The Pearl’s production of Major Barbara. Becky is also the Founder and Artistic Director of Broken Box Mime Theater, a collaborative performance group that aims to activate the imagination of its audiences, contemporize the art of mime, and remind us all of the power of simple storytelling. She currently studies acting with Scott Freeman at his Studio.

DPP_0599McKenna Cox (Cathy) is an actor, singer, improviser, and bubble gum chewer currently residing in NYC. Originally from North Carolina, McKenna studied acting at East Carolina University and began her addiction to improv. Since moving to New York, she has been seen in numerous off Broadway showcases, underground improv shows, and play readings. McKenna is now in the UCB Advanced Study Improv program and is studying with the all knowing Anthony Abeson. She’d like to thank her parents, best friends, and boyfriend for being the constant support and joy that keeps her going.

Alex Herrald - 1Alex Herrald* (Eric) THEATER: Please Continue, Carry the Zero (Ensemble Studio Theatre). Just Right Just Now (Lesser America). Life And Times (Soho Rep/Public Theater). These Seven Sicknesses, The Wundelsteipen, Future Anxiety, Just Cause, and #serials@theflea (Flea Theater). Taisetsu Na Hito (Winner of Samuel French OOB Festival). Victor Frange Presents GAS! (Incubator Arts). The Consequences (Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre). FILM: The Conservatory (College Emmy Award winner). WEB SERIES: Wiggles (Channel 101/dir. Kris Knight). visit:

Doug Rossi HeadshotDoug Rossi (John) has played such major classical roles as Tartuffe, Macbeth, Orlando, Friar Lawrence, Caliban, Launce, Orsino, Brutus, Ford and Hamlet. He’s appeared in 75+ NYC stage productions including FringeNYC, Planet Connections (Winner: Best Featured Actor 2011) and MITF (Nominated: Best Supporting Actor 2008) and has 50+ on-camera credits including the title role in the independent feature “Recruiter” (which premiered on both coasts and garnered several awards).  Currently re-teaming with director David Toth to co-write/ star in the thriller “Blind Spot”. MFA from Alabama Shakespeare Festival, graduate of Second City, longform at PIT and scene study with Austin Pendleton at HB Studio.

Casey_HeadshotNora Sørena Casey (Playwright) is currently developing a full-length play about death metal, communism, and friendship ​with PowerOut Productions. Recent dramaturgy projects include The In-Between by Kareem Fahmy, workshops of The Universe is a Small Hat by Cesar Alvarez with director Sarah Benson and LYLAS by Jackie Sibblies Drury, and contributing to The Civilians cabaret Holy Matrimony! at Joe’s Pub. She has worked previously in the literary departments of Berkeley Rep and the Portland Stage Company.


2259453Will Dagger (Director) Credits include Ghost SonataHypochondriaLuluSpoon River Anthology (all at Columbia), Children of the Future Age (Calliope), Marat/Sade (Moses Mogilee), and Portrait  (Phillstock). As an actor, Will has helped develop new works at Naked Angels, New Dramatists, Episcopal Actors Guild, Theatre Reconstruction Ensemble, VOICETheatre, Thespian Production, Sparrowtree, Bottles On The Water, and Do It Live in San Francisco. He recently directed Six Windows Presents A Hero Of Our Time (Calliope), and has directed pieces for Williamstown Theatre Festival Workshop, Nylon Fusion Collective, Hearth Gods, The Dirty Blondes, American Globe Theatre, and Tiny Rhino. Will is a former Williamstown Theatre Festival apprentice, an alum of Kenyon College and BADA, and a frequent collaborator with online sketch comedy group goodcopgreatcop.


*Member of Actors Equity Association


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