Cast Biographies

Polly Adams (Nancy - Ohio)
Film, recent featured roles: People I Know with Al Pacino, The Juror with Demi Moore and Alec Baldwin, New York Crossing with Giancarlo Giannini, Celebrity dir. by Woody Allen, Uptown Girls with Brittany Murphy, and David and Layla. TV featured roles on: 6 Law & Orders (incl. CI and SVU), New York News with Mary Tyler Moore, The Wright Verdicts with Tom Conti, Now and Again, Players. Soaps: principal roles in The Edge of Night, Search for Tomorrow, All My Children (4 1/2 years total.) Series host, news and interviewer: The Tourists are Coming and The Channel 13 Auction (7 years), PBS. Various comic sketches: Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Late Show with David Letterman. Broadway: Zalmen or The Madness of God (by Elie Wiesel, lead), Lost in Yonkers (1st National tour, Gert), and leads in numerous Off-Off Broadway, Stock and Regional plays for the last 25 years - most notably at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, where she is a founding member. Most recently, she appeared in the Universal Studio film, United 93 (directed by Paul Greengrass) as Debbie Welsh.

Jenny Bacon (Phyl - California)
Off Bway: Omnium Gatherum (Variety Arts), Orphan of Zhao (Lincoln Center), Carson McCullers (Playwrights/Women's Project), A Streetcar Named Desire, Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, More Stately Mansions (New York Theater Workshop), Arabian Nights (Manhattan Theatre Club). Regional: Last of the Boys (McCarter), All My Sons (Westport), Mary Stuart, Phedre (Court Theatre, Jeff Award Nominations), Molly Sweeney, Morning Star (Steppenwolf Theatre, Jeff Award Nominations), Baltimore Waltz, Three Sisters (Goodman Theatre, Jeff Award Nomination), A Doll's House (Seattle Rep, Backstage West Award), Cymbeline (California Shakespeare Festival, Goodman Award), Molly Sweeney (Arena Stage, Helen Hayes Nomination). Film: In God's Hands. TV: Law & Order, Law &
Order SVU, Law and Order Criminal Intent, Moment of Rage, The Untouchables.

Judith Barcroft (Constance - Mississippi)
Judith Barcroft, a graduate of Northwestern, has appeared in seven Broadway shows, including Dinner at Eight directed by Sir Tyrone Guthrie, Plaza Suite directed by Mike Nichols, Elephant Man with David Bowie, and Betrayal directed by Harold Pinter. She is well known to TV audiences as Lenore on Another World (5 years), Anne on All my Children (6 years) and Charlie in Spencer for Hire and can be seen on Soapnet in Ryan’s Hope, The Edge of Night, and As the World Turns (with Meg Ryan). Her film credits include: The Right Moves, Born Beautiful and Yours Always, Sam directed by Dave Coleman. Miss Barcroft is also a painter and writer, and a member of Circle East (with Roland Tec).

Stephen Barker Turner (Oliver - California)
tStephen recently played "Charlie" in the acclaimed premiere of Teresa Rebeck's new play The Scene at the Humana Festival for New American Plays where he had also premiered After Ashley in 2004. Film: Lilly, Satellite (2005 Tribeca Film Festival), The Warrior Class,The Disappearance of Andy Waxman (with Rain Phoenix), Cosmopolitan (Independent Lens PBS, Nisha Ganatra, dir.), Blair Witch 2 and Machiavelli Rises. Television:  Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: SVU, Hack, Sex and the City, Swift Justice, Guiding Light and One Life to Live. Off-Broadway: All My Sons (Roundabout), Race (CSC), A Letter from Ethel Kennedy (MCC), Lips (Primary Stages), Measure for Measure, All's Well that Ends Well and Richard III (all New York Shakespeare Festival), Columbina's Suite (The Next Stage), The Suicide Squeeze.

Stephen Bienskie (Steph - Florida)
Credits range from hustling demo tapes to some of the most heroine-infested music clubs on the east coast to cleaning toilets to playing Rum Tum Tugger in the final Broadway company of CATS. Recent credits include: Buffalo Bill in Silence! (Fringe ‘05), Spit it Out with Valerie Smaldone, Blake in Hazard County (14th St. Theatre), Mr. Fitzpatrick in Tom Jones (world premier NSMT), Michael in tick...tick... Boom! (Georgestreet playhouse ‘04), Adam in Slut (Fringe ‘03), Cal in The Fix (Helen Hayes Award/Outstanding Lead Actor), The Leopard in Just So (Goodspeed), Buddy in the Last Session (original Off-Broadway cast), Jake in Zombie Prom. Stephen has also been seen on television's Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, and The Sopranos. Stephen has been a singer/songwriter for several bands performing such venues as CBGB’s and The Bitter End.

Ian Blackman (Lewis - Oklahoma)
Ian Blackman has appeared on Broadway in The Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of The Man Who Came to Dinner and in Lincoln Center Theatre's production of John Guare's The House of Blue Leaves directed by Jerry Zaks. Off-Broadway: Desperate Acts at the Mint Theatre; Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You & The Actor's Nightmare; The Bone Ring; and Herself as Lust, written and directed by Albert Innaurato at Playwright's Horizons. Other New York credits include: A Woman of No Importance;All's Well That Ends Well; Richard II; The Caterers for The Immediate Theatre Company and the Keen Theatre Company's revival of Children of a Lesser God. He has performed in the National Tour of Six Degrees of Separation and some regional credits include: Stamford TheatreWorks; Northern Stage; Westport Country Playhouse; The Charles Playhouse; Long Wharf ; Death of a Salesman at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and recently as Dr. Watson in Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure at the Fulton Theatre. Television appearances include: The Sopranos; Law & Order SVU: Late Night with Conan O‚Brien; Parco P.I.; Hooperman; The Oldest Rookie; The House of Blue Leaves for American Playhouse; the groundbreaking live performance of The Man Who Came to Dinner for Broadway to Broadcast on PBS; and as Judge Walters on One Life to Live. Films include: Raising the Bar (Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival selection); Earl and Puppy; and Suburban Girl.

Kate Blumberg (Daryl - Tennessee)
Kate Blumberg is a member of the Atlantic Theater Company. Off-Broadway: The Syringa Tree directed by Larry Moss.  At the Atlantic:  Birth and After Birth,  Harold Pinter's  Celebration and The Room, A Second Hand Memory and Writer's Block by Woody Allen; The Hiding Place, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, The Hothouse, Wolf Lullaby, Once in a Lifetime, Dangerous Corner, Blithe Spirit, The Women. The Annex Theater Company: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Family Life, Mad Forest, Reckless.  Playwrights Horizons: Other People.  Film: Raving (directed by Julia Stiles), The Cry, Seaside Trilogy, Serendipity, Picture This, Heartbreak Hospital.  Television: Grey's Anatomy (ABC), Law and Order: Criminal Intent (NBC), Whoopi (NBC); One Life to Live (ABC); Loving (ABC).  Kate also records books for the Andrew Heiskell Library for the Blind.

Tom Bozell (Jimmy - Tennessee)
Broadway: The Big Love. Off-Broadway: Andrew After Dark (New Group,   Scott Elliot, director ); Roland Tec’s Bodily Function (The Culture Project); The Quick Change Room(Circle East, Orson Bean, director ); The Last Chair (Starfish Theaterworks), Craig Lucas’ If Columbus Does Not Figure in Your Travel Plans, Al Fresco (Circle East) and What I Meant Was (Circle East and EST)  Film: Marking Time. Television: Law&Order: Criminal Intent, The Late Show with David Letterman, As the World Turns, All My Children, Another World. Tom has been seen and heard in hundreds of televion and radio commercials.