Shakespeare in the Park - Various Bergen County Parks

August 3rd, 2018 - August 29th, 2018

 

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Twelfth Night
 
Following a storm that separates her and her twin brother, Viola disguises herself as a boy called Cesario. While working for the Duke of Illyria, Orsino, Viola begins to fall in love him. Orsino, however, is in love with Olivia, who begins to fall for Cesario (Viola). Meanwhile, the members of Olivia's household trick her butler Malvolio into thinking Olivia is in love with him. Comedic confusion ensues in this raunchy 17th century spring break rager!
 
Zach Abraham
Zach Abraham (Sir Andrew Aguecheek) is happy to be appearing in the Black Box Studios inaugural Shakespeare in the Park. Previous appearances with Black Box have been in The Goat or, Who is Sylvia (Ross), Buried Child (Father Dewis), and The Seagull (Sorin). Other stage appearances include The Odd Couple (Felix Ungar)-Theater League of Clifton, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Vice Principal Panch)-Dover Little Theater, The 39 Steps (Clown 2)-Teaneck New Theater, Memphis: The Musical (Mr. Simmons)-Vanguard Theater Company, South Pacific (Luther Billis)-Theater League of Clifton, The Graduate (Mr. Braddock)-Teaneck New Theater, Queen of No Hearts (Dick Filbert)-Afrikan Women's Repertory Theater, The Music Man (Charlie Cowell)-Vanguard Theater Company, Hairspray (Mr. Spritzer/Mr. Pinky/Principal/Security Guard)-Vanguard Theater Company, August:Osage County (Sheriff Deon Gilbeau)-Pinnworth Productions. He is also a member of The Network Theater Company in New York City and has appeared in several seasons of their short play festivals. On film he was seen in "28 Minute Epic" as Cornelius, and he was in an episode of the webseries "Jake's Unemployment Summer" as an unemployed person.
 
Sam Cancelarich Sam Cancelarich (Sea Captain/Ensemble) has been performing since elementary school. Sam's performances include appearing in numerous musicals and dramas. Recent favorite roles include Jon in Tick, Tick Boom, Ash in Evil Dead, Woof in Hair, Dr. Parker in Bat Boy and Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd. His most recent role as the Rabbi in Soul Searching performed in NYC, was especially gratifying. Sam is an avid reader and collector of graphic novels. Sam is honored to be a part of the Black Box Performing Arts Center and would like to thank everyone involved in the production of Shakespeare in the Park.
 
Jason Felix
Jason Felix (Antonio) is an aspiring actor in both realms; theatre & film. Raised in a Colombian/ Dominican household and a member of The Black Box Rep Company; Jason's BBPAC recent credits include Kent in Eric Bogossian's Talk Radio and Terrence in Griller, Van in Dog Sees God, Bradley in Buried Child, the titular role of Skip Gold in Skip & Rivka's Not-So-Kosher Interactive Wedding Experience, Jake in Evil Dead: The Musical. He was also Assistant Director/Production Designer for Hand To God, Production Designer for Disgraced and Production Stage Manager/ Lighting Design/Op for HAIR: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical. He has been in the Netflix series Friends From College and Jason Swagger in feature film Crossing The Line directed by Andre Degas. Jason is thrilled to be doing this adaption and being around such an awesome group of people!
 
Sarah Giacomini
Sara Giacomini (Viola/Cesario) is thrilled to be back at Black Box Performing Arts Center after touring the country as Sally in The Cat in the Hat (Two Beans Productions/TheatreworksUSA). Other credits include: Junie B. Jones: The Musical (Junie B.), Hand to God (Jessica), Blood Brothers (Linda) at BBPAC and Faith in Shackles (Anne Frank) at the NJ Fringe Festival. Sara currently works as a teaching artist at Black Box Studios, George Street Playhouse, and Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts. Sara holds a BA in Musical Theatre from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ. "Never apologize for your art." saragiacomini.com
 
Samuel Hapner-Goldman Samuel Hapner-Goldman (Sebastian) is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, from which he holds a B.A. in Theater. Past credits include Woof (Hair), Jeremy (Griller), Stu (Talk Radio), and Josh (Reality). He would like to thank his mother, father, and sister for their unwavering support and encouragement.
 
Danielle MacMath
Danielle MacMath (Feste) was most recently seen performing in Soul Searching at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Danielle is a proud member of the Black Box Repertory Company, performing in Junie B. Jones,, Peer Gynt, Evil Dead, and Cloud 9, in addition to other special events. Other recent credits include Cornelius in Cymbeline (Powerhouse Theater Apprentice Company) and a Baker on the Polar Express (Warner Bros./Event Energizers). Danielle is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, with credits such as Mary Warren in The Crucible and Janice in Fire Exit. Love to my always supportive family. www.daniellemacmath.com
 
Mariah Plante
Mariah Plante (Fabian) is a recent graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, where she earned her BFA in Acting and a minor in drama therapy. She recently appeared as The Beast in Mirror of Truth at Dixon Place in New York City and as Sharla in Killer Joe, and Blabber in Myth, Mirth, Music--both at Marymount Manhattan College. She is also a leading player with the Appalachian Artist's Collective of St. Albans, West Virginia, where she originated the role of Hazel Barton in A.E. Gill's Toad Wife last summer. Ms. Plante currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and works...a lot. Her favorite hat to wear by far is that of teaching artist, which she gets to do through Bluelaces Theatre Company: a wonderful nonprofit that creates multi-sensory theatre experiences for children and adults on the Autism Spectrum and with other developmental differences. For more personal information, you may phone her mother.
 
Bishon Prushankin
Bishon Prushankin (Olivia) was last seen on the BBPAC stage as Sheila Franklin in HAIR. Previous BBPAC credits include Tricia in Dog Sees God, The Green Woman/Anitra in Peer Gynt, and Shelly in Buried Child. She also had the pleasure of starring as Brenda in the workshop of Soul Searching, an original rock musical, at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in the East Village. NYC theater credits include Elizabeth in Killers and Other Family at the Time Square Arts Center and Alma Winemiller in Summer and Smoke with the Brooklyn Heights Players. In her home town of Philadelphia she played Abigail Williams in The Crucible, Louise in Gypsy, Ilse in Spring Awakening, and Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Bishon studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film institute in New York City. She is so excited to be a part of Twelfth Night and Macbeth this summer!
 
Samantha Quiles
Samantha Quiles (Valentine/Ensemble) is a recent graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she received her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. University Credits include: Summer and Smoke (Alma), Run-On Sentence (Mel u/s). Off-Broadway: The Nuclear Plays (The Clementè). Samantha is thrilled to be participating in Black Box Studios, Shakespeare in the Park. She looks forward to her next opportunity to collaborate with creative and inspiring artists. Samantha would like to thank her family for their constant love and support.
 
Joseph Ramondino
Joseph Ramondino (Orsino) is thrilled to be a part of this Shakespeare festival. Past credits include Hand to God, Peer Gynt, Buried Child, and Dog Sees God. Thanks to Allison and Mike for this incredible opportunity. Play on.
 
Ellen Revesz
Ellen Revesz (Sir Toby Belch) Ellen is thrilled to be a part of Shakespeare in the Park! She recently appeared at the Black Box Performing Arts Center with Talk Radio/Griller (in Rep) and the epic production of Peer Gynt. Ellen appeared as Kate in the premiere production of The Grand Tour, winner of the 2017 NJ Playwrights Contest. She performed the role of Katherine Stockman in Enemy: Project Ibsen, both Off-Broadway and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Other favorite performances: Almost, Maine; The Merchant of Venice; The Threepenny Opera; Gypsy. Ellen has a BA in theatre from Western Connecticut State University. She’d like to thank her husband Adam for all his support.
 
Joey Sponseller
Joey Sponseller (Malvolio) is from Ventura, CA and is very excited to be a part of his first show with Black Box Studios. Joey just recently graduated from Rutgers University with an MFA in Acting, where he studied at Shakespeare's Globe in London. Recent Rutgers credits include: hera(kles), An Octoroon (Playwright), As You Like It (Celia/Amiens), Julius Caesar, and A Dream Play (Lawyer). Other professional credits include: Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt), Our Town, and Kiss Me Kate. He was a company member at Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre for two years. One of his favorite projects was Fully Committed, a one-man show with 40 characters. Joey is also an accomplished pianist and singer.
 
Sarah Spring
Sarah Spring (Curio/Ensemble) is a New York-based actor, writer, and director. Past acting credits include Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night, The Winter's Tale, Pericles, and Cymbeline at Fordham University and The Cradle Theatre Company, as well as The Will-a-thon at The Workshop Theatre Company. Training: Fordham University, Interlochen Arts Academy, HB Studio. www.sarahspring.net
 
Larissa Terese
Larissa Terese (Maria) is thrilled to return to BBPAC for the inaugural season of 'Shakespeare in the Park' production(s), produced by Black Box Studios in special partnership with The Township of Teaneck. She is a member of the Black Box Rep Company, serving as Literary & Special Events Coordinator. She is a NY/NJ based actor with a BA in Theatre Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Previously at BBPAC: Van's Sister (Dog Sees God). University credits include Thea (Spring Awakening), Little Becky Two-Shoes (Urinetown), Meg/featured ensemble (Merrily We Roll Along), Myrhinne (Lysistrata) and First Fairy (A Midsummer Night's Dream). Larissa dedicates this and every performance to her late mom and brother.
 
Michael Gardiner
Michael Gardiner (Director) is thrilled to be collaborating on such an ambitious project with Black Box Studios and the Township of Teaneck. Michael is a member of the Black Box Rep Company, serving as Co-Managing Director. He also works as a teaching artist. Company credits: Hand to God (Jason/Tyrone), Peer Gynt (Peer Gynt/Ensemble), Buried Child (Dodge), Talk Radio and Griller in Rep (The Callers/Gussie), Cloud Nine (Betty/Gerry), Bad Jews (Jonah). Other credits: The Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio), The Crucible (John Proctor), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Oberon/Theseus). Directorial Credits: Talk Radio (Asst. Director), Psycho Beach Party (Asst. Director), The Ballad of the Sad Café (Asst. Director). Michael wishes to thank his family, mentors, and Larissa for their unending support. He also wishes to thank Matt Okin for his guidance, wisdom, and the opportunity to bring this project to life. Michael-gardiner.com
 
Sari Rosen
Sari Rosen (Assistant Stage Manager) is an incoming freshman at Montclair State University to study education! She has been performing, doing tech and teaching at black box for about 10 years now, both as a student and professionally. Some recent credits include: Junie B Jones (Lucille), Hand to God (Stage Manager), and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (director). She would like to thank Matt Okin and her family for the immense support and love they have given her throughout these years and the amazing opportunities she has received.
 
Matt Okin
Matt Okin (BBS/BBPAC Artistic Director), founded Black Box Studios in 2007 and opened The Black Box Performing Arts Center in November 2015. Recent directing credits include: Hair; Talk Radio; Griller; Peer Gynt; Buried Child; Hand To God; Heathers The Musical: High School Edition (teens); Disgraced; Cloud 9; Skip & Rivkah's Not-So-Kosher Interactive Wedding Experience; The Goat Or, Who Is Sylvia?; Blood Brothers A Musical; Evil Dead The Musical; Bad Jews; RMTI's production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street; True Groove Productions' Diana & Navy & The Golden Tooth (workshop); The Pillowman; and Passing Strange (all at BBPAC); the Off-Broadway premiere of This Time, A New Musical Romance (at Theater For The New City, as well as BBPAC); and the BBS Ensemble's Falsettos "In Concert", House Of Blue Leaves, and Next To Normal (bergenPAC), among many others. As a playwright, director, and composer, Matt's original plays and musicals include: Beltsville/Rockville, Part One: Rise Of The Goatman (NJ readings/workshops), Out Of Whack: The All-Kids Rock Musical (devised, at Theater For The New City), Soul Searching (45th Street Theater, DR2 Theater, D-Lounge, and the NYMF), Generations (various NYC venues and NYMF), and A Match Made In Manhattan: The Interactive Jewish Wedding Experience (NYC and national tours). Other original plays, produced both in New York and on national tours, include: Second Chances, Twist Of Faith, Walter Liked To Sit In His Big Backyard, Cherry Hill, The Ugly Wife, and Pigs. Matt received a BFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University's Tisch School Of The Arts. He has two grad school-age daughters, Rachel and Arielle.
 
 
 

 

 
Macbeth
 
Three witches entice Macbeth with prophecies of success. Consumed with a lust for power, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth develop bloody ambition with deadly consequences.
 
Zach Abraham
Zach Abraham (Duncan/Ensemble) is happy to be appearing in the Black Box Studios inaugural Shakespeare in the Park. Previous appearances with Black Box have been in The Goat or, Who is Sylvia (Ross), Buried Child (Father Dewis), and The Seagull (Sorin). Other stage appearances include The Odd Couple (Felix Ungar)-Theater League of Clifton, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Vice Principal Panch)-Dover Little Theater, The 39 Steps (Clown 2)-Teaneck New Theater, Memphis: The Musical (Mr. Simmons)-Vanguard Theater Company, South Pacific (Luther Billis)-Theater League of Clifton, The Graduate (Mr. Braddock)-Teaneck New Theater, Queen of No Hearts (Dick Filbert)-Afrikan Women's Repertory Theater, The Music Man (Charlie Cowell)-Vanguard Theater Company, Hairspray (Mr. Spritzer/Mr. Pinky/Principal/Security Guard)-Vanguard Theater Company, August:Osage County (Sheriff Deon Gilbeau)-Pinnworth Productions. He is also a member of The Network Theater Company in New York City and has appeared in several seasons of their short play festivals. On film he was seen in "28 Minute Epic" as Cornelius, and he was in an episode of the webseries "Jake's Unemployment Summer" as an unemployed person.
 
Michael Gardiner
Michael Gardiner (Macbeth) is thrilled to be collaborating on such an ambitious project with Black Box Studios and the Township of Teaneck. Michael is a member of the Black Box Rep Company, serving as Co-Managing Director. He also works as a teaching artist. Company credits: Hand to God (Jason/Tyrone), Peer Gynt (Peer Gynt/Ensemble), Buried Child (Dodge), Talk Radio and Griller in Rep (The Callers/Gussie), Cloud Nine (Betty/Gerry), Bad Jews (Jonah). Other credits: The Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio), The Crucible (John Proctor), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Oberon/Theseus). Directorial Credits: Talk Radio (Asst. Director), Psycho Beach Party (Asst. Director), The Ballad of the Sad Café (Asst. Director). Michael wishes to thank his family, mentors, and Larissa for their unending support. He also wishes to thank Matt Okin for his guidance, wisdom, and the opportunity to bring this project to life. Michael-gardiner.com
 
Samuel Hapner-Goldman Samuel Hapner-Goldman (Angus/Ensemble) is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, from which he holds a B.A. in Theater. Past credits include Woof (Hair), Jeremy (Griller), Stu (Talk Radio), and Josh (Reality). He would like to thank his mother, father, and sister for their unwavering support and encouragement.
 
Eitan Hiller Eitan Hiller (Fleance/Macduff's Son) is super excited to be part of this production. Eitan is entering 11th grade in the fall at Teaneck High School and has been performing with BBS since he was six years old. He enjoys a good laugh and anything with a rhythm. He has performed in over 30 shows with Black Box Studios. Some of his notable roles include Falsettoes (Jason), Hair (Claude), and Heathers (JD), He recently performed in Twilight Los Angeles (Anonymous Man) and Anything Goes (Billy Crocker) at Teaneck High School. Eitan would like to thank everyone involved in the show for helping him grow as an actor.
 
Nachi Lederer
Nachi Lederer (Ross) studies Theatre & Dance at Muhlenberg College. His most recent BBPAC performance credits include, Claude (HAIR), Beethoven (Dog Sees God), Dylan (Griller), Callers (Talk Radio), and Herbert and Chenille (Junie B. Jones the Musical). Make sure to come back to check out SPROUTED! an original children's musical that Nachi wrote, running July 27 through August 23 at the BBPAC!
 
Danielle MacMath
Danielle MacMath (Third Witch/Messenger/Ensemble) was most recently seen performing in Soul Searching at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Danielle is a proud member of the Black Box Repertory Company, performing in Junie B. Jones,, Peer Gynt, Evil Dead, and Cloud 9, in addition to other special events. Other recent credits include Cornelius in Cymbeline (Powerhouse Theater Apprentice Company) and a Baker on the Polar Express (Warner Bros./Event Energizers). Danielle is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, with credits such as Mary Warren in The Crucible and Janice in Fire Exit. Love to my always supportive family. www.daniellemacmath.com
 
Mariah Plante
Mariah Plante (Donalbain) is a recent graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, where she earned her BFA in Acting and a minor in drama therapy. She recently appeared as The Beast in Mirror of Truth at Dixon Place in New York City and as Sharla in Killer Joe, and Blabber in Myth, Mirth, Music--both at Marymount Manhattan College. She is also a leading player with the Appalachian Artist's Collective of St. Albans, West Virginia, where she originated the role of Hazel Barton in A.E. Gill's Toad Wife last summer. Ms. Plante currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and works...a lot. Her favorite hat to wear by far is that of teaching artist, which she gets to do through Bluelaces Theatre Company: a wonderful nonprofit that creates multi-sensory theatre experiences for children and adults on the Autism Spectrum and with other developmental differences. For more personal information, you may phone her mother.
 
Bishon Prushankin
Bishon Prushankin (Second Witch) was last seen on the BBPAC stage as Sheila Franklin in HAIR. Previous BBPAC credits include Tricia in Dog Sees God, The Green Woman/Anitra in Peer Gynt, and Shelly in Buried Child. She also had the pleasure of starring as Brenda in the workshop of Soul Searching, an original rock musical, at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in the East Village. NYC theater credits include Elizabeth in Killers and Other Family at the Time Square Arts Center and Alma Winemiller in Summer and Smoke with the Brooklyn Heights Players. In her home town of Philadelphia she played Abigail Williams in The Crucible, Louise in Gypsy, Ilse in Spring Awakening, and Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Bishon studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film institute in New York City. She is so excited to be a part of Twelfth Night and Macbeth this summer!
 
Samantha Quiles
Samantha Quiles (Lady Macduff) is a recent graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she received her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. University Credits include: Summer and Smoke (Alma), Run-On Sentence (Mel u/s). Off-Broadway: The Nuclear Plays (The Clementè). Samantha is thrilled to be participating in Black Box Studios, Shakespeare in the Park. She looks forward to her next opportunity to collaborate with creative and inspiring artists. Samantha would like to thank her family for their constant love and support.
 
Joseph Ramondino
Joseph Ramondino (Banquo) is thrilled to be a part of this Shakespeare festival. Past credits include Hand to God, Peer Gynt, Buried Child, and Dog Sees God. Thanks to Allison and Mike for this incredible opportunity. Play on.
 
Ellen Revesz
Ellen Revesz (Hecate/Ensemble) Ellen is thrilled to be a part of Shakespeare in the Park! She recently appeared at the Black Box Performing Arts Center with Talk Radio/Griller (in Rep) and the epic production of Peer Gynt. Ellen appeared as Kate in the premiere production of The Grand Tour, winner of the 2017 NJ Playwrights Contest. She performed the role of Katherine Stockman in Enemy: Project Ibsen, both Off-Broadway and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Other favorite performances: Almost, Maine; The Merchant of Venice; The Threepenny Opera; Gypsy. Ellen has a BA in theatre from Western Connecticut State University. She’d like to thank her husband Adam for all his support.
 
Rommell Sermons
Rommell Sermons (Macduff) is a Bronx native who started performing at the age of 10, in the teen workshop: The Temple of Youth, at Lehmen College. After receiving his B.A. in Theatre Arts from SUNY New Paltz, Rommell made his New York city debut in The Breakout by Charles Oyamo (The Flea Theater) under the direction of Simon Hammerstein. Other theatre credits include, A Felony In Blue; (Nuyorican Poets Café) written and directed by Dan Gallant, the NAACP Image Award winning play, Once In A Wife Time; directed by Bette Howard, The Healing Zone; (Black Spectrum Theater) which received an AUDELCO Nomination for Best Ensemble and The Blood Trilogy written by Anne Thompson-Scretching, (American Theatre of Actors) where Rommell received The Jean Dalrymple award for best actor. Film credits include Asa: A Beautiful Girl; (Sela Films) Winner: Best Short, Reel Sisters Of the Diaspora Film Festival, Love Always, Eartha; (Dir Marishka S. Phillips) Winner: Indonesia Platinum Award and Best Short South Carolina Cultural Film Festival, The Rhythm In Blue; (Dir Toni Parker) based off the book by Crystal Senter-Brown and the urban Web Series, New York Underground Kingz. Rommell is honored to return to The Black Box BAC after playing the role of Simon in last year's The Whipping Man.
 
Joey Sponseller
Joey Sponseller (Lennox/Ensemble) is from Ventura, CA and is very excited to be a part of his first show with Black Box Studios. Joey just recently graduated from Rutgers University with an MFA in Acting, where he studied at Shakespeare's Globe in London. Recent Rutgers credits include: hera(kles), An Octoroon (Playwright), As You Like It (Celia/Amiens), Julius Caesar, and A Dream Play (Lawyer). Other professional credits include: Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt), Our Town, and Kiss Me Kate. He was a company member at Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre for two years. One of his favorite projects was Fully Committed, a one-man show with 40 characters. Joey is also an accomplished pianist and singer.
 
Sarah Spring
Sarah Spring (Lady Macbeth) is a New York-based actor, writer, and director. Past acting credits include Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night, The Winter's Tale, Pericles, and Cymbeline at Fordham University and The Cradle Theatre Company, as well as The Will-a-thon at The Workshop Theatre Company. Training: Fordham University, Interlochen Arts Academy, HB Studio. www.sarahspring.net
 
Larissa Terese
Larissa Terese (First Witch) is thrilled to return to BBPAC for the inaugural season of 'Shakespeare in the Park' production(s), produced by Black Box Studios in special partnership with The Township of Teaneck. She is a member of the Black Box Rep Company, serving as Literary & Special Events Coordinator. She is a NY/NJ based actor with a BA in Theatre Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Previously at BBPAC: Van's Sister (Dog Sees God). University credits include Thea (Spring Awakening), Little Becky Two-Shoes (Urinetown), Meg/featured ensemble (Merrily We Roll Along), Myrhinne (Lysistrata) and First Fairy (A Midsummer Night's Dream). Larissa dedicates this and every performance to her late mom and brother.
 
Kevin Terwin
Kevin Terwin (Malcolm) is a South African born actor based in New York. Training: Stella Adler Studio NYC, London School of Dramatic Art. Past credits include: Ferdinand in The Tempest, Roeder in Radium Girls, Jed in Fifth of July, Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Phaeton in Phaeton, an original play by Michael Milligan . Kevin is excited to be working with Black Box Performing Arts Center on Macbeth this summer. Website: kevinterwin.com
 
Allison Falkenstern
Allison Falkenstern (Director) is honored to be directing one of Shakespeare's best works. Allison is a member of the Black Box Repertory Company, serving as Co-Administrative and Education Director. Company Credits: Junie B. Jones: The Musical (Director), Griller (Assistant Director), Dog Sees God (CB's Sister), Peer Gynt (Kari/Begriffenfeldt). She is a graduate of the BA Theatre Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Allison would like to thank her high-school English teacher for inspiring this concept of Macbeth and also her friends and family for their constant support.
 
Sari Rosen
Sari Rosen (Assistant Stage Manager) is an incoming freshman at Montclair State University to study education! She has been performing, doing tech and teaching at black box for about 10 years now, both as a student and professionally. Some recent credits include: Junie B Jones (Lucille), Hand to God (Stage Manager), and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (director). She would like to thank Matt Okin and her family for the immense support and love they have given her throughout these years and the amazing opportunities she has received.
 
Matt Okin
Matt Okin (BBS/BBPAC Artistic Director), founded Black Box Studios in 2007 and opened The Black Box Performing Arts Center in November 2015. Recent directing credits include: Hair; Talk Radio; Griller; Peer Gynt; Buried Child; Hand To God; Heathers The Musical: High School Edition (teens); Disgraced; Cloud 9; Skip & Rivkah's Not-So-Kosher Interactive Wedding Experience; The Goat Or, Who Is Sylvia?; Blood Brothers A Musical; Evil Dead The Musical; Bad Jews; RMTI's production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street; True Groove Productions' Diana & Navy & The Golden Tooth (workshop); The Pillowman; and Passing Strange (all at BBPAC); the Off-Broadway premiere of This Time, A New Musical Romance (at Theater For The New City, as well as BBPAC); and the BBS Ensemble's Falsettos "In Concert", House Of Blue Leaves, and Next To Normal (bergenPAC), among many others. As a playwright, director, and composer, Matt's original plays and musicals include: Beltsville/Rockville, Part One: Rise Of The Goatman (NJ readings/workshops), Out Of Whack: The All-Kids Rock Musical (devised, at Theater For The New City), Soul Searching (45th Street Theater, DR2 Theater, D-Lounge, and the NYMF), Generations (various NYC venues and NYMF), and A Match Made In Manhattan: The Interactive Jewish Wedding Experience (NYC and national tours). Other original plays, produced both in New York and on national tours, include: Second Chances, Twist Of Faith, Walter Liked To Sit In His Big Backyard, Cherry Hill, The Ugly Wife, and Pigs. Matt received a BFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University's Tisch School Of The Arts. He has two grad school-age daughters, Rachel and Arielle.
 
 

Twelfth Night - Englewood Library - Englewood, NJ

 
Wednesday, August 15, 6:30pm
 
Wednesday, August 29, 6:30pm
 
 

Twelfth Night - Davies Memorial Field near the bridge - Park Ridge, NJ

 
Tuesday, August 14, 7:00pm
 
 

Twelfth Night - Memorial Park at Van Neste Square - Ridgewood, NJ

 
Sunday, August 26, 4:00pm
 
 

Twelfth Night - Votee Park - Teaneck, NJ

 
Join us for our production of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at Votee Park, Teaneck, NJ
 
Shakespeare in the Park is presented free of admission by Black Box Performing Arts Center and Black Box Studios in partnership with the Township of Teaneck.
 
Saturday, August 4th, 7pm
 
Sunday, August 5th, 2pm
 
Friday, August 17th, 7pm
 
Sunday, August 19th, 2pm
 
Saturday, August 25th, 7pm
 
 
 

Macbeth - Englewood Library - Englewood, NJ

 
Wednesday, August 8, 6:30pm
 
Wednesday, August 22, 6:30pm
 
 

Macbeth - Davies Memorial Field near the bridge - Park Ridge, NJ

 
Monday, August 13, 7:00pm
 
 

Macbeth - Votee Park - Teaneck, NJ

 
Shakespeare in the Park is presented free of admission by Black Box Performing Arts Center and Black Box Studios in partnership with the Township of Teaneck.
 
Join us for our production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth at Votee Park, Teaneck, NJ
 

Friday, August 3rd, 7pm

 
Saturday, August 11th, 7pm 
 
Sunday, August 12th, 2pm 
 
Saturday, August 18th, 7pm
 
Friday, August 24th, 7pm
 
 

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