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THE ENGLISH BRIDE cast

posted Sep 25, 2012, 4:18 PM by Rachel McKinney   [ updated Sep 25, 2012, 6:56 PM ]
PLAY: THE ENGLISH BRIDE by Lucile Lichtblau
DATE: Wednesday, October 17 at 7pm



DAN LAURIA as DOV
Dan has appeared as a guest star in over seventy television episodic programs and more than twenty Movie Of The Week productions. He has a score of film credits which include, STAKEOUT, ANOTHER STAKEOUT, the commercial blockbuster, INDEPENDENCE DAY and the Frank Miller production of Will Esiner’s; THE SPIRIT. Dan was also in the cult comedy: ALIEN TRESPASS. Dan is a very familar face to the off-off, off and regional theatre scene having performed, written or directed over 50 professional stage productions. In 2010- 2011 Dan did over two hundred and seventy-five performances as the legendary football coach, Vince Lombardi in the long running Broadway production of LOMBARDI. However, Dan is most recognized as the Dad in the highly acclaimed, Emmy winning, ABC Television show, THE WONDER YEARS..

Not to long ago, Dan starred in the Long Wharf theatre production of Willy Holtzman’s controversial play, HEARTS. Before that Dan was in the Coconut Grove production of Arthur Miller’s, THE PRICE, with the great Jack Klugman and directed by the legendary Bob Kalfin. He performed with the one and only Charles Durning in the Westwood Country Playhouse production of Jason Milligan’s, MEN IN SUITS after which Dan toured with his former television co-star, Fred Savage, in the play WENDELL AND BEN, marking Fred’s professional stage debut.

Dan has most recently performed The Guys by Ann Nelson both in NYC and on the road with his dear friend the wonderful Ms Wendie Malick. THE GUYS is a tribute to the brave fireman who lost their lives at the WTC on 9/11 and it’s a play that Dan is honored to be a part of. Dan’s most recent stage appearences: Mark St. Germaine’s; EARS ON A BEATLE, Ken Ludwig’s; LEADING LADIES, Lee Blessing’s; THE WINNING STREAK and Daniel Sullivan’s Christmas classic comedy; INSPECTING CAROL, at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, NJ directed by, the talented, David Saint. Dan returned to George Street recently to work with friend and mentor, Jack Klugman, on Jeffrey Sweets riveting; THE VALUE OF NAMES. Jack and Dan revived their performances in THE VALUE OF NAMES in LA at Gary Marshall’s; Falcon Theatre. Dan went to NYC for the off Broadway run of Bill Mastrosomne’s: A STONE CARVER and followed that by performing in Brian Lee Franklin’s play: Good Bobby about RFK with Dan as James Hoffa.

For ten years Dan served as the artistic director of, The Playwright’s Kitchen Ensemble (PKE) of Los Angeles. With partners, Joe Cacaci and Richard Zavaglia, PKE produced over 450 public readings of new plays with the finest actors in the business in order to promote the development of the new American playwright and to seek literary representation for new writers.

Dan does not do plays written by old dead white guys.
Dan is happily represented by Harry Gold and the staff at Talent Works and by managers
Daryl Marshack and Sue Zackary in LA and old fiend Jeff Berger in NYC


RACHEL McKINNEY as Elieen
Rachel is best known for portraying Dorothy Wordsworth in the critically acclaimed European Premiere GRASMERE at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Dottie Haines in YOUGH GUYS DON'T SHOOT BLANKS a the Barrow Street Theater for the Fringe NYC. Film credits include: SHADES OF GRAY, ROOM FOR TWO, AND LYRE LIAR. Webisode series: HEROES AND MONSTERS and CELEBRITIES TO GO. For more information, visit: www.rachelmckinney.com

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DT SHERIDAN as the Narrator