THE CAST AND CREW OF FULL CIRCLE
Kevin Percival (Mark)- Kevin is a Brooklyn-based actor and theatre educator. Some recent credits include a sex thing (The Brick Theater), Patronage (Random Access Theater), and Rocking Dead: Bedlam (Feast Productions). His film When The Moon Was Twice As Big is being released this year. As well, Kevin is a member Interactive PlayLab, a company that specializes in developing interactive theatre experiences. When he isn't acting, he works as a teacher and producer with DreamStreet Theatre Company, an arts collective for people with special needs.
Francesca Shipsey (Summer) -Francesca is originally from West Lafayette, Indiana. She is a graduate of Oberlin College and is currently attending the One Year Conservatory at Michael Howard Acting Studios. Francesca is a recipient of the New England Best Of Award for Best Comedic Monologue.Recent credits include: the play, Courted (Snow White), and the short film,Dove (Jennifer), which is to be screened at the Boston International Film Festival.She is thrilled to be in her second play in NYC and is looking forward to being on Broadway someday! www.francescashipsey.com
Bobby Liga (Greg)- Bobbyloved being on stage and in front of the camera since I was a little kid. I studied broadcast journalism and Spanish at Hofstra University in Long Island, NY. I then became a news reporter for both CBS and NBC in Charleston, SC and Atlantic City, NJ. Now, I'm back on stage, continuing my passion for acting. Enjoy the show!
Peter Quinones (Mr. Desena)- Peter is grateful to be back at MRT once more, performing with and for Richard with an amazing cast. He recently performed in Like, The Drunken Guru and You Belong To The City at MRT. Recent credits also include Mozart In The Jungle, The Good Wife, Divorce and Madam Secretary. Peter would like to give a heartfelt thank you to his friends and family for their continued love and support .
Alannah Rolfe (Maria) -Alannah is anative to Sydney Australia. Has performed in various plays and TV shows back home such as "My Great Big Adventure" (ABC3 tv), "seven brides for seven brothers" (ashfield musical society) and alice in wonderland (majestic players academy)she is a recent graduate of AMDA college and conservatory of the performing arts and this is her New York debut. She'd like to thank Sharon Chaproniere and Mark Rolfe for their constant love and support.
Melissa Ford (Kristina)- Melissa graduated from AMDA's Musical Theatre Conservatory. Favorite credits include Cassandra in The Hysterical History of the Trojan War, Gingerbell in Naughty, Marty in Grease, Sherry Johnson in The Laramie Project, and The Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland. Melissa would like to thank her family and friends for their support, as well as Thomas and Felix for this wonderful opportunity.
Mark Jackson (Lewis) Mark is thrilled to be making his NYC stage debut! A native of Houston, TX, some of his credits there include A Few Good Men, A Christmas Carol, Smokey Joes Cafe, White Christmas, and Guys and Dolls. Many thanks for the love and support from his friends and family!
Chelsea Clark (Michelle) thanks Richard for his terrific play, Felix & Richard for their wonderful codirecting, my fellow actors for their magnificent performances, and Ken for his astounding theatre. Please watch for her in the full-feature film THE DEATH OF APRIL and in Steven Soderbergh's THE KNICK, episodes 6 & 7. Chelsea invites you to visit her website at www.chelseaclark.us.
Felix Hiciano (Director) This is my 14th play with Writer/ Director/ Actor Richard Thomas Henle at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre. 2nd play in which I'm not performing. I'm Co-Directing this play with him. I want to thank my son for understanding and giving me the opportunity to pursue my dreams. I love you. I would like to thank this wonderful cast. It has been a pleasure. Lastly, I would like to thank my family and friends for their support. Thank you all.
Richard Thomas Henle (Michael/Playwright)- Richard as always loves being at the MRT, the best place to create! He is a resident playwright and Lifetime Achievement Award Winner at the MRT and has written over 50 plays, 40 of which have been performed here at the MRT. Many thanks to all involved with this production, to this wonderful cast for bringing "FULL CIRCLE" back to the stage in this newly crafted version. Richard also has many new works planned for the MRT stage this year including, "Twitter This, Facebook That, Instagram Me Later" , "Latebar (UNCUT) ", "Objects in the Mirror" and "Manhattan Skyline" just to name a few.
Thank you always to my family and friends for their continuing support, to Ken Wolf and Jennifer Pierro for allowing us all the opportunities to play! "Don't hesitate, create, try it!!"