36 Juniper

a new play
by Jessika McQueen, Shannon McInally & Alyssa Abraham

It's been 10 years since high school, so it's probably about time to get the gang back together at their old stomping grounds, right? But as the liquor flows and the weather goes from bad to worse, secrets start to unravel and everyone is forced to confront a shared trauma from their past that most would rather forget. A dark comedy about nostalgia, friendship, and grief.

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Nov 29th, 2018
through
Dec 8th, 2018

Cast

In order of appearance:

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Brendan Byrne - THEO

Brendan is very grateful to be working on this original play. He last appeared with Wrong House in their inaugural production of Really Really. Other theatre credits include: Peer Gynt, Short Eyes, Romeo & JulietSuddenly Last Summer, Merchant of Venice, Love’s Labour’s Lost. Brendan is a graduate of the Stella Adler Studio. Big love to Mum, Dad, Jayce, Kieran & Ester.

 

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shannon mcinally - AMY

Shannon McInally is a NYC-based actor originally from the Pacific Northwest. She is a graduate of the Three Year Professional Conservatory at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, and the actor apprentice program at the Great River Shakespeare Festival. She holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of Oregon. Recent stage credits include Warwick in Henry VI: The Rise of Richard (Great River Shakespeare Festival), Gwen in Fifth of July (Stella Adler), Audrey in As You Like It (Stella Adler), Haley in Really Really (Wrong House), and lots of sketchy business with Wrong House's Sketchy Sketch Nights. She is so thankful to be able to tell this story with such an incredible and supportive team. And she is especially thankful to her partners-in-crime, Jessika and Alyssa, without whom this could not have happened. More at: shannonmcinally.com.

 

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Joe Reece - TOM

Joe Reece is thrilled to be back with the Wrong House crew after being a part of their inaugural production last year! Past Credits: Really Really (Wrong House), The Black Book (IJB Productions), Yes God Yes (Dir. Karen Maine, starring Stranger Things’ Natalia Dyer). As a Voiceover Artist, Joe has appeared on spots for Transformers, NBA Radio, and PetArmor, among others. Many thanks to everyone for coming to the show, and much love to the Reece family for their unending support. www.joe-reece.com 

 

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JACOB DABBY - BEN

NYC born and raised. Jacob is ecstatic to be joining Wrong House for their world premier(!!) of 36 Juniper. Past credits include Rudolpho in A View from the Bridge (Brave New World Rep, dir. Alex Dmitriev),  George in Stop/Kiss (Red Monkey Theatre), and CB in Dog Sees God (Paper Rain Laboratory). I love Mama! For more, visit jacobdabby.com

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Alyssa Abraham - BOBBI

Alyssa Abraham is an actor/writer/producer based in New York City. After graduating from a performing arts high school in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, she moved to NYC to attend the Stella Adler Studio of Acting’s Three Year Conservatory. She has also studied at the Upright Citizens Brigade with a focus in sketch comedy. Some past roles include Berthe in Marc Camoletti's Boeing Boeing, Smitty in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Dotty in Michael Frayn's Noises Off. She's also created her own sketch comedy web series: Pantiless. Alyssa basically just wants to act and create funny stuff her whole life and love every freakin' second of it. More at Alyssa-Abraham.com.

 

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Jessika McQueen - MACKENZIE

Jessika could not be more excited about bringing this show to life. Originally from Mississauga, Canada, she is currently based in NYC and is a graduate of the Three Year Professional Conservatory at Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Jessika also holds a B.A. in Psychology and English Literature from the University of Western Ontario. She has trained and performed throughout Ontario, primarily in Toronto, London, and at the Stratford Festival. Some favourite stage credits include Grace in Really Really (Wrong House), Rosalind in As You Like It (Stella Adler)Regan in King Lear (Western Shakespeare), and Mejra in The Monument (Trivial Theatre)Endless gratitude to this cast and creative team, to the Wrong House family, and to everyone coming to share this show with us. More at jessikamcqueen.com.

 

Creative Team

GREG PRAGEL - Director

Greg is honored to be directing this original work. He was the fight director for last years production of Really, Really, The Collector (59E59), Henry IV (HID: Hamlet Isn’t Dead), & most recently Noises Off (Amateur Comedy Club). Originally from Buffalo, NY, he's an alum of Niagara University & the Stella Adler Studio. As a performer his favorite credits include Cletis in Lone Star (Triad Theatre), Berowne in Love's Labour's Lost (HID), & BABY: the Musical (playing opposite his talented wife). He's also a resident acting company member for HID. Special thanks to the playwrights & the entire Wrong House team, his family and friends, and always to his love, Liz! Greg dedicates this show to his brother Dave, who has taught him that in the face of struggle there’s always a reason to try. www.gregpragel.com

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Zach Weeks - Lighting Designer

Zach Weeks (Lighting Design) is excited to be returning to Wrong House Productions after having so much fun on Really Really. Zach’s recent credits include Brigadoon (Muhlenberg College), The Falling and the Rising (Tour), Mame (Seagle Music Colony), Pushkin (Sheen Center), The Tempest and You’re a good man Charlie Brown (Epic Players), Fall of the House of Usher (The New School), Sweet Bird of Youth (Gallery Players), Gypsy (The Secret Theatre). Regional Credits include The Producers (White Plains PAC), Evita (Shawnee State University), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Philipstown Depot Theatre), The Falling and the Rising, Candide, Giulio Cesare, My Fair Lady, The Light in the Piazza, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead the Opera (Seagle Music Colony), Hamlet (Nuance), A Little Night Music, Company (St Bart’s Players). To learn more about Zach or to see more of his work please go to zwdesigns.net.

ALEX DUNCKER - SOUND DESIGNER

Hailing from beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Alex began her love affair with the performing arts at her local Western dinner theater. After progressing from showgirl to stage manager, she ventured east to pursue a Theatre degree from the University of Vermont. Now, having dabbled in film, toured nationally and expanded her technical skills to include light and sound design, Alex finds herself living that freelance life in the big apple. She is also a production assistant for the nonprofit theatre company DoubleDeckerProductions. Alex's favorite pieces to work on are ones like this where small groups of artists band together to create projects they are passionate about and she is proud to be on the team for 36 Juniper. Happy holidays and enjoy the show!

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Kelsey Vivian - Production Stage Manager

Kelsey is excited to return to the Wrong House again! Since working on Really Really, Kelsey has relied on the magic of caffeine to see her through the following shows: Off-Broadway: Twelfth Night and We Rise: A Celebration of Resistance (The Public Theater), The Mile-Long Opera (The High Line), Medicine the Musical (Startup Productions), Larvae (The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory), Ghost Story (Little Spoon, Big Spoon Productions), and The Whale (HCLab at Stella Adler). Favorite credits include: Fun Home, The Call, Blackberry Winter, Native Gardens, American Hero (Vermont Stage Company), Julius Caesar (Vermont Shakespeare Festival) and three seasons at St. Michael’s Playhouse.

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Claudia Smith - Rehearsal Stage Manager

Claudia is just a small town girl, and you'd better believe she's living in a lonely world. She took the midnight train going anywhere- because with subways these days you really never know where you'll end up. This Vermont native and Circle In The Square alumn's recent credits include "Sally Brown" in A Charlie Brown Christmas, and "CB's Sister" in Dog Sees God directly after.