Written by Brigitte Viellieu-Davis
Directed by Christa Scott-Reed
In the pressure cooker of parental expectations, standardized testing and social distancing, a student and her tutor find themselves at an unexpected crossroads that might change the course of their lives.
ADALINE GOMEZ (MARIAH)
Adaline Gomez is a New York City based actor about to begin her senior year at the New School for Drama. You can see her upcoming project Exploration of the Everchanging next weekend at the online Denver Fringe Festival. She would like to thank Kelly and Christa for their support!
KELLY MCANDREW (TUTOR)
Kelly McAndrew is a New York based actor who was last seen (in the time before COVID) in the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play The Thin Place at Playwrights Horizons. She has had the great good fortune to collaborate with Brigette Villieu-Davis and Christa Scott-Reed for almost two decades. She is currently quarantining in Astoria with her wife and two new kittens.
Playwright: Brigitte Viellieu-Davis
BRIGITTE VIELLIEU-DAVIS is an award-winning playwright, performer, producer, teaching artist and consultant. She has worked with theatrical pioneers like Anna Deavere Smith and Eve Ensler, and has created initiatives for and consulted with such organizations as The Rubin Museum of Art, NYU’s School for Art & Public Policy, The Actors Fund Home, Educators for Social Responsibility, The Institute on the Arts & Civic Dialogue, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Urban Stages, & Womens Project Theater. She holds an M.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University, and is a member of Actors Equity, SAG/AFTRA, Ensemble Studio Theatre & EST’s Playwrights Unit. She is currently Co-Ambassador to Puerto Rico for the Dramatists Guild. After 25 years in NYC & NJ, Brigitte is now based in San Juan, Puerto Rico where she helps organize a playwright collective. www.brigitteviellieudavis.com
Director: Christa Scott-Reed
CHRISTA SCOTT-REED is a New York City based director and actor. She most recently directed the Off-Broadway production and National Tour of C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce, the Off-Broadway revival of Robert Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons (starring Michael Countryman and Carolyn McCormick), and the first New York revival of William Nicholson’s Shadowlands (starring Daniel Gerroll). As an actor, Christa has performed in over 50 productions including on Broadway, Off-Broadway, national tours and regional theatre, as well as on film and TV. Christa is the Literary Manager for Fellowship for Performing Arts and teaches at the School of Drama at The New School. Member: SDC, AEA, SAG-AFTRA. www.christascottreed.com.