Written by Sean Craig (COL ‘16)
Directed by Andrew Walker (SFS ‘16)
Thea Belle Flanzer (COL '24) as The Professional
Caleb Lewis (COL '16) as The Customer
Dramaturgy by Kate Clark (COL '22)
Stage Management by Cameron Bell (COL '19) and Michael Donnay (COL '16)
Content Warning: Thoughts of suicide
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Cameron Bell (Stage Manager, COL ’19) is so excited to help Sean’s creation come to life. As a member of the Steering Committee of the Georgetown Theatre Alliance, she is once again thrilled to watch members of this community come together to create and appreciate thoughtful and innovative theatre. While at Georgetown, she served as Executive Producer of Mask & Bauble for its 167th season. Now, she lives and works in New York City as a genetic counseling assistant with Everly Health Solutions.
Sean Craig (Playwright, COL '16) is an administrator, writer, and sound designer. Murder/Suicide is his first play, and he couldn't be more grateful to the creative team and GTA for bringing it to life. At Georgetown, Sean acted, directed, and sound designed shows for Mask & Bauble, nomadictheater, and the Department of Performing Arts. Nowadays, he mostly sticks to writing music reviews on his website, MixedFrequencies.org.
Michael Donnay (Stage Manager, COL'16) is currently a masters student in digital humanities at University College London. Before that, he worked as a stage and production manager for five years with experience spanning theatre, new work development, live events, and international work. Recent projects include Here I Am with The Lab for Global Performance & Politics and The Freewheelin' Insurgents with Arena Stage. He studied history at Georgetown, where he served on the board of Mask & Bauble, and is an alumnus of the Professional Training Company at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Thanks to the team for a rewarding and generative rehearsal process.
Thea Belle Flanzer (The Professional, COL'24) is so excited to be a part of Murder/Suicide! She is a current sophomore in Georgetown College. Georgetown Credits Include: Tam Lin & Other Journeys (GTA); Christmas Carol 2020 (GTA/M&B); AudioSpice: The Importance of Being Earnest (Nomadic). Off-Broadway: If You Press Yer Eyes Hard Enuf (Theatre Row). Regional: Gateway's Mary Poppins; Billy Elliot; Holiday Spectacular on Ice; Elf the Musical; As You Like It, and more. Virtual Readings: The Unnatural Combat. Training: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Teen Summer Conservatory (London, 2019), Stonestreet Studios Summer Intensive (New York, 2021), and the Gateway School for the Performing Arts. Founder of The Artist Alignment. 2020-21 student fellow at the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics. Special thanks to Sean, Andrew, Michael, Caleb, MB, Rachel, Jess, Matt, Paul, RJA, the Mesianos, BMG Talent, and her family and friends.
Caleb Lewis (The Customer, COL'16) is a member of the Georgetown College class of ‘16 and a recent graduate from the American Conservatory Theater’s MFA program in acting. Credits include the role of Thomas in ACT’s production of A Christmas Carol and Monty in the original workshop production of Both Your Houses by Susan Soon He Stanton. He is happy to be working with the Georgetown theater community again!
Andrew Walker (Director, SFS’16) is thrilled to be working on his first production with the Georgetown Theatre Alliance! While a student he directed the Mask & Bauble/Nomadic Theatre co-production of Killer Joe, assistant directed the Nomadic/TPST thesis production of A Mouthful of Birds, set designed Nomadic’s Afterlife: A Ghost Story, and appeared onstage in productions of The Metal Children (Bruno/Otto), She Loves Me (Arpad), Spring Awakening (Moritz), and A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration (Hay and others). He currently works in Georgetown’s Office of Strategic Communications and is a part-time graduate student at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy.