THE PLAYS: Garden Sweet Garden

Bob and Lloyd used to live in Chelsea.
Bob and Lloyd’s rent went too high.
Bob and Lloyd can no longer live in Chelsea.
Bob and Lloyd make alternate arrangements.

Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm in Target Community Garden (933 Bedford Ave)
August 30-31, September 6-7, September 13-14


The Cast and Creative Team

photoChristopher Betts (Ben) is a current senior at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts studying Drama in The New Studio on Broadway. Recently he completed the apprentice program at The Williamstown Theatre Festival where he appeared in Robin Hood and The Canterville Ghost. This fall he will direct Carrie the Musical at NYU. Many thanks to Mom, Grandma and God for support, love, and continuous blessings.


128FINAL_crop_LOWRES2 copyNick Carriere* (Bob) National Tours: The Lion King. Regional: A Song at Twilight (Hartford Stage), Zorro (American Premiere, Alliance Theatre), Abigail/1702 (World Premiere, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), Coriolanus (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company), Much Ado About Nothing (Chautauqua Theater Company), Cyrano de Bergerac (Barrington Stage Company). Film: Handsome Harry. Television: Guiding Light. Education: Yale School of Drama, Muhlenberg College.

Alex Major headshot 01 (1)Alex Major* (Lloyd) New York:  A Midsummer Night’s Dream (New Theater House), Seventy Scenes of Halloween (Friends and Enemies of Modern Theater), In the Mix (Company Cypher).  Training: MFA, Yale School of Drama.





Buckley_Erin_ret3Erin Buckley (Garden Sweet Garden, Target Community Garden) Erin’s short play CC Dances the Go-Go was produced this summer at Williamstown Theatre Festival and was in Dixon Place’s 2012 HOT! Festival. Her play Older Lady was read at Dixon Place this spring. Other writing projects include a feature film (Girl Next Door) and a short film (Parlor). She is currently writing a new play called Product and a gay Brooklynite sort of Spoon River Anthology called I’ve been stuck in this bar since the mid-90s… about the gentrification of South Slope, Brooklyn and the disappearance of a particular gay bar. Erin assists the Artistic Director (Oskar Eustis) at The Public Theater, and worked for two years for the President of HBO Documentary Films (Sheila Nevins). She has acted in workshops of new plays at NYTW, The Public, The Lark, The Playwrights Realm, The Cherry Lane, New Georges, The Ohio, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Lincoln Center Theater, Red Fern Theatre Company, NYMF, APAC, FringeNYC, and NYSAF. Her TV credits include Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Medium, and Gossip Girl. MFA: Yale School of Drama; BA: Stanford University; study abroad: Oxford University.

urlJaki Bradley (Garden Sweet Garden) is a Brooklyn-based director. Recent projects include GOOD MEN WANTED (Ars Nova, ANT Fest), A Scavenge (Williamstown), and What Every Girl Should Know (FringeNYC, Time Out New York Critic’s Pick). She has also developed and presented work with Naked Angels, GroundUP Productions, and Sightline Theater. As an assistant director, she has worked with Michael Greif, Daniel Aukin, Daniel Goldstein and Daniella Topol. Jaki has researched international theatrical traditions in Malaysia as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar and in Bulgaria as a part of the Rhodopi International Theatre Lab. She is a member of the Williamstown Directing Corps, the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, and an SDC fellow.


*Member of Actors Equity Association


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