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by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

directed by Christopher McCann


Featuring members of BFA Acting Company 46 and Theatre Design/Technology

Performed for a limited audience in The Performance Studio, Center for Media, Film, and Theatre, Purchase College, SUNY

Saturday, October 2, 2021 @ 1:30pm
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 @ 7:30pm
Thursday, October 7, 2021 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, October 9, 2021 @ 7:30pm

Cast (in alphabetical order):

Stuff/A/Strength | Tatiyana Alvarez

Usher/God/Understanding | Raphael M. Berglas

Death/Cousin/B/Beauty | Alyssa Carter

Love | Noel Cifuentes

Death/Cousin/B/Beauty | Megan Ashley Greco

Kinship/C/Evil/Mind | Amani Kojo*

Everybody/C/Friendship/5 Senses | Grace McCulloch

Everybody/C/Friendship/5 Senses | Corinne McLoughlin

Girl/Time | El Osborn*

*member of BFA Acting Co. 48

Creative Team:

Production Stage Manager | Corinne Carolan
Stage Manager | Nina Schatell
Assistant Stage Manager | Claire Linden-Dionne

Scenic Designer | Samantha Tutasi
Paint Charge | Charli Burkhardt
Props Designer | Kat Schorn

Costume Designer | Hope Rector
Assistant Costume Designer & Wardrobe Supervisor | Michelle Rohr

Technical Director | Madi Morrissey

Lighting Designer | John Hartmann
Assistant Lighting Designer | Anthony Marinaro

Sound Designer | David Aab
Assistant Sound Designer | Will Keener

Content Advisory

This production contains nudity.

Creative Team Profiles


Tatiyana Alvarez (Stuff/A/Strength)

Raphael M. Berglas (Usher/God/Understanding) is excited to perform tonight in Purchase Repertory’s production of Everybody. Some of his previous roles include Pig in Purchase Repertory’s production of Disco Pigs, Hotspur in Archway Theatre Company’s production of Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Antonio & Trinculo in Shakespeare in the Vines’ production of The Tempest, Piper Thomas in Purchase Repertory’s online production of Everything You Love, Stanley Kowalski in Interlochen Arts Academy’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire, and Lord Farquaad in Shrek – the Musical. He is currently a fourth year student in the Acting conservatory at the SUNY Purchase Acting training program in upstate New York.

Alyssa Carter (Death/Cousin/B/Beauty) is a fourth year BFA actor from Brooklyn New York. Purchase rep credits include: The Laramie Project, Civic Duty, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and Passage. She is eternally grateful for the love, support, and light she has received on this journey this far.

Noel Cifuentes (Love) is a fourth year BFA actor. They come from Bronx, NY. Past credits include Judas in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot as well as Napkin in Amelia Bandes’ original production of Eclipse. Special Thanks to Christopher McCann and the rest of the cast and crew for this wonderful experience!

Megan Ashley Greco (Death/Cousin/B/Beauty) is a fourth year BFA actor from Kissimmee, Florida. Purchase Rep credits include: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Mother Teresa), Disco Pigs (Runt), and The Laramie Project (Marge Murray). Many thanks to her apartment and everyone else who supports her!

Amani “Kojo” (Kinship/C/Evil/Mind) is making his Purchase College debut. Kojo being a second year in the acting conservatory is more then grateful to be a part of the show. He would like to thank his parents, friends, the faculty of acting conservatory, the director, as well as the cast of Everybody for allowing him to share the stage with them. To keep up with Kojo follow him on Instagram @amanikojo

Grace McCulloch (Everybody/C/Friendship/5 Senses) is a fourth year BFA actor from Madison, New Jersey. Purchase Rep credits include Civic Duty (the wife), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Henrietta/ Mary Magdalene), and Wolves Eat Elk (Rosie). Other credits include The Merry Wives of Windsor and Richard lll at the Kingsman Shakespeare Festival and Titus Andronicus at the New Jersey Shakespeare Theater. Grace wants to thank family and friends for their constant support!

Corinne McLoughlin (Everybody/C/Friendship/5 Senses) is a fourth year BFA actor from Buffalo, NY. Past Purchase credits include: Passage (Q, M), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Matthias of Galilee), The Laramie Project (Doc) and Everything You Love (Cassie). Other credits include: Far Away (Joan) at Torn Space Theater, Number the Stars (Christie) at Theatre of Youth as well as a handful of immersive theatre shows at Torn Space Theater in Buffalo. She wants to thank her company for holding it down and lifting her spirits at every turn.

El Osborn (Girl/Time) is a second year acting student and amateur writer from Charlotte, North Carolina. Past credits include Tilly in She Kills Monsters at Northwest School of the Arts and #7 in The Wolves at Actor’s Theater of Charlotte. El would like to thank her company (48!!) for their continued friendship and support, as well as Chris McCann for this opportunity. 


David Aab (Sound Designer) is a third year lighting designer from Warwick, NY. His past credits include Cheat Day (ME), La Gente De Mucho Mas Allá (ME), Dialogue of the Carmelites (Lighting Board Operator), and The Colored Museum (Projection Technician). He would like to thank his family and friends for supporting him throughout this journey.

Corinne Carolan (Production Stage Manager) is a fourth year BFA stage manager from Rhinebeck, New York. Her previous credits include Boiler Room Girls at RPAC (Originating PSM), Passage (Stage Manager), and Laramie Project (Stage Manager). As she completes her journey on this project she wants to thank everybody who got her through; especially her fiance Christopher for always believing in her, and her Mom and Grandma for the rides. 

John Hartmann (Lighting Designer) is a fourth year lighting designer from New Jersey. His past credits include Passage (ALD), Wolves (ALD), and Bastille Day (M.E.) He would like to thank his parents, grandparents, Sarah and Nick for their support throughout the past 4 years.  

Madi Morrissey (Technical Director) is fourth year design/technology student with a double concentration in technical direction and stage management from Troy, New York. Purchase credits include: Fen (Assistant Stage Manager), Right Behind You (Stage Manager), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Lead Draftsman) and As You Like It (Technical Director). Other credits include working at the Santa Fe Opera house as a stage crew apprentice in the 2021 season. Madi would like to thank her lovely friends who she is incredibly grateful to have spent the last 3 years growing with. Toi toi toi!!

Hope Rector (Costume Designer) is a third year design technology student from New Hampshire. This is her first Purchase design credit but she has loved being an assistant for Dance Nation and a Wardrobe Supervisor for Judas. She would like to thank her family, especially her mom and sister.

Samantha Tutasi (Scenic Designer) is a fourth year BFA scenic designer from Beacon, New York. Purchase Rep credits include: Purgatorio Wonderland (Assistant Scenic Designer), Civic Duty (Assistant Scenic Designer), Dialogue of the Carmelites (Assistant Paint Charge/Paint Charge), and Helen (Props Charge). She would like to thank everyone that has worked on this production, her family for supporting her creative journey, and a special thanks to J2-1 for keeping her sane during these past four years!

Director Profile

McCann headshot

Christopher McCann teaches at Purchase College in the Acting Program and the Film Department. He’s acted in theater, film and television for over 45 years. Among the authors whose plays he’s been privileged to première are: Caryl Churchill, Tony Kushner, Sam Shepard, David Rabe, John Guare, Charles Mee, Howard Korder, Beth Henley, Len Jenkins, and Tim Blake Nelson. Also, he is blessed to have appeared in productions of the works of Shakespeare, Chekov, Ibsen, Ionesco, and Brecht. He’s likewise been privileged to direct the works of Lucy Caldwell, Annie Baker, Lanford Wilson, Shakespeare, Brecht, Churchill, David Mamet, David Lindsay-Abaire, Will Eno, Jose Rivera, Quincy Long, Y. York, Jessica Goldberg, Sam Shepard, and Joseph Chaikin.

Films of Note:

Chronic directed by Michel Franco with Tim Roth / BEST SCREENPLAY CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2015;

After School directed by Antonio Campos / PREMIERED AT CANNES 2008 NY FILM FESTIVAL;

Buy It Now directed by Antonio Campos /1ST PRIZE ’05 CANNES CINEFONDATION;

Theater of Note:

Sam Shepard’s NY premiere of Buried Child directed by Robert Woodruff / WINNER OF THE 1979 PULITZER PRIZE;

Howard Korder’s premiere of The Lights directed by Mark Wing Davey for LINCOLN CENTER (1993), DRAMA DESK NOMINATION/OBIE AWARD;

US Premiere (1991) of Caryl Churchill’s Mad Forest Directed by Mark Wing Davey

Tim Blake Nelson’s premiere (1996) of The Grey Zone directed by Doug Hughes for M.C.C.

Charles Mee’s premiere (2001) of True Love at the Zipper Theater directed by Daniel Fish

Elizabeth Egloff’s premiere (1997) of The Devils directed by Garland Wright for The NY Theater Workshop

About the Conservatory of Theatre Arts

In our teaching and art, the Conservatory values inclusiveness, equality, and excellence. Upholding all of our training is our aim to train and graduate citizen artists: multifaceted people with a strong sense of purpose in approaching an arts education.

What is a citizen artist? Citizen artists seek to discover how their unique voices can contribute to our world. They understand what it means to be an artist, and what they are here on earth to say and do and make.

The Conservatory trains future citizen artists in three degree programs:

+ BFA Actor Training. The BFA is an intensive professional training program offered to a highly select and diverse group of students. The professional training is anchored in four years of study in acting, voice, speech, and movement, complemented by offerings in dramatic literature and analysis, history of the theatre, stage combat, improvisation, mask work, acting for the camera, and the business of acting. As one of five schools in the Consortium of Professional Theatre Training Programs, Purchase is one of a handful of colleges in the world capable of training artists at this level—and of drawing a faculty from the ranks of professional theatre

+ BFA in Theatre Design/Technology. Emphasizing studio and classroom training, our professional training program in theatre design/technology gives students the guidance and support of established and theatre industry professionals. Many of our alumni are recognized at the top of their field, and have received Tony, Emmy, Obie, and Drama Desk Awards, among other honors. Quite literally, Purchase grads are working in or have worked in every theatre on Broadway, in all tristate venues, and with countless touring productions

+ BA program in Theatre and Performance. From traditional theatre to cutting-edge interdisciplinary work, the theatre and performance major encourages creativity, intellectual curiosity, social engagement, and critical thinking. The core requirements combine scholarship and practice to provide students with a strong foundation in theatre history and dramatic literature, with mandatory stagecraft/production courses. Theatre and Performance majors are encouraged to expand the scope of their education by studying abroad, as well as pursuing coursework in other programs of study within the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Purchase College