Three Sisters

An HB Ensemble Production

Playwright: Anton Chekhov Three Sisters - HB Studio

Director: Amy Wright

Cast: Candace Bryant, Snezhana Chernova, Chris Chinn, Selma Cifka, Jen Danby, Chris Gilmer, Hanna Hayes, Ross Kramberg, Philip Kushner, Alicia Lobo, Mindy Luce, Don Marlette, Arnie Mazer, Andy McCutcheon, Dara O’ Briain, David Shih, Catherine Siracusa, David Smilow, Robert Spence, Toshiji Takeshima, Marius Zilberstein.

Lighting: Corrie Beth Shotwell Managing Director: Marlene Mancini Technical Director: Giovanni Villari Stage Manager: AJ Dobbs Office Manager: Tara Webb

Three Sisters performed June 12th – 28th, 2009

Synopsis: The play takes place over a several-year period in the provincial town in which the Prozorov sisters and their brother Andrei live. Olga, the oldest, is a high school teacher; Masha is unhappily married to a teacher in the same school; and Irina and Andrei have dreams of moving back to Moscow. Vershinin, the new Army commander, joins the group of military hangers-on around the Prozorov home, a group that also includes the ineffectual doctor, Chebutykin, who lets everyone know that he has forgotten all the medicine he ever knew.

Freud’s Last Session

Part of the 6 Playwrights in Search of a Production…

Playwright: Mark St. Germain Freud's Last Session - HB Studio

Director: Rasa Allan Kazlas

Cast: Fritz Weaver*, Matthew Conlon*

*Appearing courtesy of Actor’s Equity Association

Costumes: Patricia Adshead, Catherine Siracusa Lighting: Diana Kesselschmidt Managing Director: Marlene Mancini Technical Director: Giovanni Villari Sound Technician: Jazmaine Kirby Office Manager: Tara Webb

Freud’s Last Session was performed February 24th – March 8th, 2009 and April 20th & 21, 2008

Synopsis: At Freud’s Study in Hampstead, London, Dr. Sigmund Freud requests to meet with professor Lewis in regards to his intellect on why he has suddenly abandoned truth and embrace an insidious life of believing in God and the Roman Catholic Church. Throughout the meeting, the two men discuss many controversial topics regarding religion and personal beliefs which brings out a discoursal conversation. Although they have different viewpoints, both men respect one another’s opinion, improving their relationship later on during the play.