Mariah MacCarthy (Executive Artistic Director) Mariah’s work has been presented and developed at Rattlestick, Primary Stages, EST/Youngblood, Culture Project, New Dramatists, La MaMa, HERE Arts Center, Dixon Place, The Brick, Atlantic Stage 2, Bowery Poetry Club, Jimmy’s No. 43, Theater for the New City, Players Theatre, Fringe NYC, site-specifically around New York, and around the country. Plays: Baby Mama: One Woman’s Quest to Give Her Child to Gay People (Dixon Place, Provincetown Women’s International Theater Festival), Safeword (dev. Flux Theatre Ensemble and Kid Brooklyn Productions), You Like It (dev. EST/Youngblood), The Hazards of Loving While Broken (dev. Mission to (dit)Mars and HUB-BUB), Mrs. Mayfield’s Fifth-Grade Class of ’93 20-Year Reunion (Caps Lock; “one of the most fun theatre experiences I’ve ever had” -Exeunt Magazine), Magic Trick (FringeNYC), The Foreplay Play (NYIT Award nominee: Outstanding Production, Outstanding Full-Length Script), Lysistrata Rape Play (dev. The Theatre Project and Anthem Theatre Company), Ampersand: A Romeo & Juliet Story (winner: 20 Looking Glass Forum Awards, FringeNYC “Outstanding Performance”), The All-American Genderf*ck Cabaret (“f*cking brilliant” -Kate Bornstein), A Man of His Word (winner, California Young Playwrights Contest; dev. New Dramatists). Winner: Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences, 2012 nytheatre.com “Person of the Year,” PoNY Fellowship nominee. Filling the Well resident artist, founder of Caps Lock, Associate Artistic Director of The Brick, San Diego native, Skidmore graduate, writer-in-residence of The Propulsion Lab, and a member of Youngblood and Lather, Rinse, Repeat. Photo by Jody Christopherson.
Leta Tremblay (Producing Artistic Director) NYC directing credits include Mrs. Mayfield’s Fifth Grade Class of ’93 20-Year Reunion (Caps Lock Theatre), DIANA OH IS GOING ROGUE, the solo show (terraNOVA Collective), Horny Orderly, A Symphony of Sex and Sorrow (Galapagos Art Space), Cause of Failure (The Kraine Theater), The Foreplay Play (Caps Lock Theatre), The Worst Play Ever About Sex and Love, And the Title I Needed to Get Me To Write This, A Choreo-Play (Galapagos Art Space), OTHELLO (The Secret Theatre), Snow White Zombie (2010 EstroGenius Festival), Hangman School for Girls (Manhattan Theatre Source), and Fore-Shadow-Play (Galapagos Art Space). Producer: FullStop Collective’s Outfoxed at Access Theater, FOREPLAYS 2011 and FOREPLAYS 2012: FULL FERVOR at Galapagos Art Space, Unville Brazil at The Drilling Company Theatre, and HAMLETTES at FringeNYC 2010. Co-produced Ampersand: A Romeo & Juliet Story with Purple Rep at FringeNYC 2011. Graduate of Smith College and the Eugene O’Neill National Theatre Institute; training: Wooster Group and SITI Company. Founding member and Producing Director of FullStop Collective. www.letatremblay.com Photo by Kacey Stamats.
We are SUPER THRILLED to welcome two new Associate Producers to the Caps Lock Family! Allow us to introduce Sarah Matteucci & Daniel John Kelley!!
Sarah Matteucci is an NYC-based vocalist, actor, and vocal coach. Off-Broadway: A Stoop on Orchard Street (Sarah, original cast). New York theater includes: Primary Stages, EST, 45th Street Theater, Theater for the New City, CAPS LOCK Theatre, Emerging Artists Theatre, Vital, 78th Street Theatre Lab, Looking Glass. Recordings include: A Stoop…, BiPolar Express by Mark Frawley, No Dogs Allowed by Sonia Manzano and Stephen Lawrence, Mary the Magdelene by Jim Olm, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors by Richard Rose. Favorite roles include West Side Story (Maria), Company (Jenny), and The Seagull (Masha), as well as originating leading roles in new works by Mariah MacCarthy (Just Right/Sex with Robots, You’ll Thank Me Later) and Melisa Annis (Pit). Sarah has also appeared as a classical and musical theater concert/cabaret soloist both here and abroad, with the occasional foray into film with such companies as Twirly Girl Productions and the Discovery Channel. As a vocal coach, she has worked on productions for Columbia University, Casper College, ESPA, and Flux Theatre Ensemble (Dialect Coach, Honey Fist). Barnard grad (Phi Beta Kappa); vocal training at New England Conservatory and in NYC with Mark Planner (one of the greatest voice teachers in the city, you should study with him!); Associate Director of Primary Stages ESPA; works extensively as an educator and trainer with Destination Imagination, an international creative problem solving program for kids. So excited to embark on a new adventure as Associate Producer for CAPS LOCK.
Daniel John Kelley is a playwright, opera nerd and Brooklyn native. His plays and musicals have been produced and developed in the NY Fringe, and by MCC, Resonance Ensemble, Open Gate Theatre, Northwoods Ramah Theatre, the Gallery Players, the Irondale Center, the Brooklyn Lyceum and others. His work has also been seen in far away places such as Ireland, Australia and Nepal. He received his BA from Sarah Lawrence College, and his MFA in playwriting from Hunter College in May 2013, where he studied with Tina Howe and Mark Bly. His musical Plagued, which wrote with his composer-buddy Nick Moore, will have a concert reading in January at the Gallery Players in Brooklyn.