Thank You For Waiting
Kate and Eddie, two estranged friends, unexpectedly meet in a therapist’s waiting room after a year apart. As they confront a shared trauma, a delicate dance begins between who they were, and who they have become. Thank You For Waiting explores mental health, loss, and the dynamic nature of friendship.
New York, NY
Nicholas Foster (Director) is an New York based director and sound designer. Boston directing credits include Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde; Beyond the Hog Line. New York sound credits include Uncommon Women, Reckless, and First Wives Club with Indigo Theatre Project; Ironbound, American Girls, Okay Bye, and Playgrounds with [the claque]; <50% at the 2014 New York Fringe Festival & Fringe Encores; Lying with Blessed Unrest. He is thrilled to be making his New York City directorial debut with Thank You for Waiting.
Kasey Brown (Kate) is beyond excited to be working with Marc J. Franklin on Thank You for Waiting. Kasey is an actor, director, writer, and singer, and mentors people with disabilities. Her recent New York credits include HEART OF OAK (Everyday Inferno Theatre Company), EDWARD II (Mercury Glass Theatre Company Theatre Company), COMEDY OF ERRORS (AlphaNYC), and ROMEO AND JULIET (Manhattan Shakespeare Project). Kasey would like to thank Marc, her family and friends, the backers of this play, and Tarun, whose love and support helped her make this happen. www.kaseybrown.net
Marc J. Franklin (Eddie) is thrilled to be premiering Thank You For Waiting with Kasey in the Frigid Festival. He is a New York based actor and singer. Recent credits include Virgin-Moe (Dixon Place HOT! Festival), The King of Love is Dead (Company One Theatre, reading), Alive at 24 (solo concert at the LilyPad), and Arming All the Doors (Open Theater Project). In addition to performing, Marc is also a freelance photographer whose photographs have been featured in the Boston Globe as well as on Broadwayworld, Boston Metro, WGBH News, and Edge Boston among other publications. He is an artistic associate with the Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston, working as the social media coordinator. marcjfranklin.com twitter: @marcjfranklin
John Delfino (Lighting Designer) received his MFA in Lighting Design at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). He currently designs architectural, event, and museum lighting at Available Light. Recent design credits include: The Government Inspector — CalArts School of Theatre; The Threepenny Opera — CalArts School of Theatre; A Midsummer Night’s Dream — Boston College Theatre Department; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde — Boston College Theatre Department.
Nzinga Williams (Stage Manager) Nzinga Williams (Stage Manager): Nzinga is a NYC based stage, production, event, and business manager. Various credits include but are not limited to- Broadway: Hair (Marketing production assistant), off Broadway includes: Sleep No More (SM), The last Smoker in America (PA), various production core shows (PA) and much more. She plans on launching her full service management company in late 2016. She is a graduate of Boston College, BA. She is honored to be working on this show with four amazing people she's had the pleasure of watching grow for 8 years. Special thanks to Tim Lewis, Julia, and her fur baby, B.B. King. She dedicates this and every performance to Bryan Bernfeld. ???? ??????????. You are always in my heart Biney. I do this for you.