Producing theater to inspire empathy and provoke conversations in response to the complexities of our culture.
BROADWAY: Angels in America (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), Racing Demon, Dance With Me. OFF-BROADWAY: Wit (Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, Connecticut Critics Circle, and Obie Awards), For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday, A Walk in the Woods (Drama Desk nomination), Talking Heads (Obie Award), Nine Armenians (Drama Desk nomination), Henry V (Callaway Award). LONDON & LOS ANGELES: Ovation Awards for Wit and Red Dog Howls. FILM: Isn’t it Delicious?, R.I.P.D., Lackawanna Blues, Perfect Stranger, Kinsey, Laramie Project, Random Hearts. SELECT TELEVISION “High Maintainance,” “The Affair,” “The Strain,” “The Americans,” “House of Cards,” “The Book of Daniel,” “One Life to Live”; “Madam Secretary,” “Elementary. AWARDS: 1996 OBIE Award for Sustained Excellence, 2004 Lortel Award for Sustained Excellence of Performance, 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the League of Professional Women, and the 2018 Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement. She received the Drama League and Sidney Kingsley Awards and an honorary doctorate in Humane Letters from Cooper Union.
New York: Julius Caesar (TFANA); Marry Me A Little (Drama League); Vertebrae (NYTW); Langston in Harlem (Urban Stages); The Deepest Play Ever (New Ohio); Harmonious Pimps of Harmony (Ars Nova). Regional: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Denver Center, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Syracuse Stage, Pasadena Playhouse, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Two River Theater Company, Perseverance Theatre, Studio Theatre, Williamstown Theater Festival. Tour: Peter Brooks’ The Suit, The Shipment (North America, Europe, Asia, Australia). Film/TV/Web: The Outs, New York is Dead, Hair: Let the Sun Shine In. Jordan has written and starred in two solo shows: This African-American Life and I Definitely Need Therapy.
Broadway: Fun Home, Wonderful Town, The Green Bird. Off-Broadway: Cradle Will Rock (Classic Stage), America Is Hard To See (HERE), The Light Years (Playwrights’ Horizons); Plenty, Fortress of Solitude, February House (Public Theater); Too Much Sun (Vineyard); La Ronde (HERE--Best Actor, Fringe Award); Debbie Does Dallas (Jane Street); The Whore of Sheridan Square (La Mama—NYIT Award nomination). Regional favorites: The Waves, Private Lives, True West, Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (CT Critic’s Circle Award/San Diego Critics Circle Nomination), Next Fall, Burn This, Merrily We Roll Along.TV roles include "Godfather of Harlem”, “The Good Fight”,“American Crime Story: Versace”, Christophe on “Mozart in the Jungle”, “House of Cards”, “High Maintenance”, “The Knick”, “Mad Men”. Films include Lavender (Sundance & SXSW 2019, acquired by Fox Searchlight), Friends With Kids, People Like Us, Puccini for Beginners. www.kenbarnett.net & @kbnyc
This is Justin Genna’s Rattlestick and Off Broadway Debut. Genna holds an MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater. Regional Credits: Marie, Dancing Still (5th Avenue Theatre), The Little Dog Laughed, Rock of Ages (Summer Repertory Theatre), On The Town (San Francisco Symphony Broadway Cast), The Boy From Oz (Theatre Rhinoceros), A Christmas Carol (American Conservatory Theater). TV/Film: Greta Gerwig’s Little Women (2019). He has worked with Milwaukee Ballet Company and Oakland Ballet. Genna is part of the local film collective Bad Guru Productions. @jgenna13 justingenna.com
BROADWAY: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. NEW YORK: Apollo Theater, New Worlds Theater, New Federal Theater, Primary Stages. REGIONAL: Shakespeare Theatre Company - The Orestia (dir. Michael Khan), Arkansas Rep - Windfall (dir. Jason Alexander), Cincinnati Playhouse, Wooly Mammoth, St. Louis Rep, Swine Palace, Arena Stage, Seattle Rep, Guthrie Theater, Virginia Stage Company, Cleveland Playhouse, Crossroads Theater, Alabama Shakespeare Festival. FILM: Last Fair Deal, Ambition’s Debt, If You Could Say It In Words, Kinsey. TELEVISION: Fosse/Verdon, The Blacklist, Mr. Robot, Trial By Jury. TRAINING: Alabama Shakespeare Festival/UA - MFA Classical Acting; Morehouse College; Public Theater - Shakespeare Lab (dir. Barry Edelstein).
Kelly McAndrew was privileged to be a part of Novenas as a workshop production last Spring at Rattlestick and is honored to be a part of it once again. New York Theatre:Men on Boats at Playwrights Horizons/Clubbed Thumb , Perfect Arrangement at Primary Stages, Abundance at The Actors Company Theatre, Almost, Maine at Transport Group, Good Television at Atlantic Theatre Company. Still Life at MCC Theater, The Cataract at The Women’s Project, Book of Days at Signature Theatre. TV:Daredevil (recurring), New Amsterdam, The Sinner, The Good Fight, Orange is the New Black (recurring), House of Cards, Elementary, Law & Order: SVU, Smash, Law & Order and Gossip Girl. Film: A Kid Like Jake (Sundance 2018), When the Moon Was Twice as Big (due out 2020), Island Zero, Appropriate Behavior (Sundance 2014), In the Family (2011 SPIRIT nomination), Everybody’s Fine (with Robert DeNiro) and Superheroes.
Natalie has most recently completed her third run of the original production of Tiny Beauty Things directed by Tommy Kail at The Public Theater and Pasadena Playhouse directed by Sherri Eden Barber. Other Public Theater Credits include Mobile Unit’s Hamlet, Directed by Patricia McGregor, and A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Jenny Koons. Shakespeare in the park credits include Comedy of Errors directed by Daniel Sullivan, the all female Taming of The Shrew directed by Phyllida Lloyd, and Julius Caesardirected by Oskar Eustis. Film credits include Farewell the most recent feature film directed by actor Chris Chalk. TV credits include Difficult People and HBO’s Room 104. She attended SUNY Purchase Theater Arts and Film.