Written by Paul Ryan Hobson

Directed by Susan Lynskey

Cracks

A gifted but cluttered marine biologist seeks to promote her cause, and ends up exploring the valuable link between human relationships, and our relationship with nature.

ACTORS

AMY KIM WASCHKE (SARAH)

Amy Kim Waschke is happy to be making her Actors Circle Ensemble debut.  She was most recently seen in Revenge Song: A Vampire Cowboys Creation at the Geffen Playhouse. Amy is also a proud company member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival where select credits include Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Tianyun in Snow in Midsummer, Emilia in Othello, Hermione in The Winter’s Tale, and Huong inVietgone.  For more about Amy visit www.amykimw.com.

MOSES VILLARAMA (WILL)

Moses Villarama is an actor based in New York and Los Angeles.  He is a company member at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and was most recently seen in CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND playing Ted/Leng and slapping the bass.  Moses has performed at theaters all over the country including Signature Theatre in New York, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Play Company, Ma-Yi Theater Company, Alliance Theatre, Denver Center, La Jolla Playhouse, and Seattle Rep.  He believes that all great art is socially conscious, which was instilled in him as an undergraduate in the Performing Arts and Social Justice program at the University of San Francisco.  Moses received an MFA in acting from the National Theatre Conservatory.

Amy Kim Waschke

Moses Villarama

Playwright: Paul Ryan Hobson

Paul Ryan Hobson is a Seattle-based actor, storyteller, and shipwright. In between acting work and shipwrighting, he taught Woodworking at Seattle College for the last two years and will continue to work on film and boats at home in Los Angeles starting the later half of 2020. He's passionate about storytelling, working with his hands, and playing the occasional folk tune.

Director: Susan Lynskey

Off-Broadway: Brecht’s The Jewish Wife and Self-Help in the Anthropocene(New Light Theater Project) and young Margaret Thatcher in Handbagged (59E59 Theaters- NY premiere. Recent regional theatre productions include touring the country in Paula Vogel’s beautiful play Indecent (Arena Stage/Kansas City Rep/Center Stage), Sweat (ACT), Imaginary Comforts (Berkeley Rep/ World Premiere) and Roe (Arena Stage, Berkeley Rep, Oregon Shakespeare Festival/ World Premiere.). Lynskey is an OSF Acting Company member, currently filming her recurring role on Thespian (Amazon) and fosters new plays and new work development with leading national incubators including The Kennedy Center, Washington Women in Theatre, NNPN, Play On, Magic Theatre and Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor. Lynskey was an Associate Professor of Theatre and Performance studies who taught at Georgetown University for over a decade. Susan is the director/ collab-creator of VISIBLE IMPACT who brings artists and citizen-storytellers together to create cross-cultural performances in spoken and sign languages. Lynskey’s work has been recognized with Helen Hayes nominations for Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actress and The DC Audience Choice Award. She is proud to join ACE and to ally in its mission to perform- to inform- and to change. www.SusanLynskey.com