AUSTIN ARCHER (Troy) New York: Cheeseburger Deluxe (The Playground Theater); The Michigan Assassin (Ridley Creek Productions). Selected regional: Newsies, Peter and the Starcatcher, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, A Few Good Men, Much Ado About Nothing, The Rocky Horror Show (Pioneer Theatre Company). Film/TV: “Mindhunter” (Netflix), “Blood and Oil” (ABC). Upcoming: The Night Clerk. Thanks to my incredible parents and family for all of your invaluable love and support!
LAURA HALL (Lena) returns to PTC, having previously been seen in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Something’s Afoot and A Christmas Carol: The Musical. Broadway: Wonderland. National Tour with Diane Paulus’ revival of Pippin. Regional: Loch Ness (Adirondack Theatre Festival), 39 Steps/Mary Poppins/Next to Normal (Weathervane Theatre), Marvelous Wonderettes (Gem Theatre), Urban Cowboy (Gateway Playhouse), Junie B. Jones (Theatreworks USA) and performances with the Cincinnati Pops. TV: “Shades of Blue” and “The Today Show.” Instagram @laurahappyhall
BIJAN HOSSEINI (Naveed) is thrilled to be a part of this reading and would like to thank everyone at PTC. Hosseini was last seen here as Abbas/Raja Mahmood in Honor Killing. He has also worked at Sting & Honey, SLAC, Plan-B and PYGmalion, among several others. Bijan has a BA in Mass Communication from the University of Utah and a second-degree blackbelt in Muso-Kai. His short play The Frailest Thing is being produced as part of …Of Color at Plan-B Theatre this spring. He is represented by TMG.
JESSICA NAIMY (Mei Li) was last seen at PTC in Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Broadway: Honeymoon in Vegas. National Tour: South Pacific. Regional: How to Succeed in Business… (Marriott Theatre), She Loves Me (Marriott Theatre), Somewhere (Hartford Stage), A Chorus Line (San Diego Musical Theatre), Next to Normal (Meadow Brook Theatre), 25th Annual Putnam…(Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre) and South Pacific (Ogunquit Playhouse). Film/TV: 2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Thanks to Wolf Talent, everyone at PTC and her loving husband!