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Meet the Cast
Michael Field (David Harding) has been writing and directing for fifteen years with short film credits, “The Hero” and “One Up” and the feature film, “Save the Forest”. His works have been featured in film festivals across the country and his latest script, “Max Flemming Saves the Day” has recently won a Kids First! Festival award. See more of Michael's work at the Up on the Roof blog.
Elizabeth DeSantis (Cynthia) has performed in various regional and off broadway productions. Her favorite roles include Laura in the The Glass Menagerie and Ophelia in Hamlet. Her film credits include Escaleno, in which she was nominated for 'Best Actress' and Rochdale, which won 'Best Short Film'. Her acting and modeling work can be viewed at: www. elizabethdesantis .com . She is a graduate of Cornell University and has studied at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts' Stella Adler Studio.
Barbara S. Brown (Audrey Harding) is a professional actress and singer whose work in the region includes theatre, film, television, and cabaret. She recently appeared in Big River at Goodspeed Opera House and in Black Pearl at the Vineyard Playhouse on Martha’s Vineyard. Favorite roles include Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, Nellie Forbush in South Pacific, and Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Barbara works extensively on-camera in film, television, commercials, and industrial video in addition to radio commercials and voice-overs. She is also a professional spokesperson and a commercial print model. She lives in Trumbull, CT.
Mike Butler (Benji) is a Senior BA in the Drama Department at Hofstra University, with minors in both Film and English. Previous Hofstra credits include performances of Sarah Kane's Blasted! and William Shakespeare's Hamlet, and The Tempest. He is currently cast as Marc Antony in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar for Hofstra’s Annual Shakespeare Festival.
Paul Hatrick (Garrison Harding) studied acting for the stage with Morris Carnovsky and Phoebe Brandt. Acting for film with William Walton. He is a founding member of Steppin Out Entertainment and has performed in countless original musical comedies over the last 25 years. Along with stage work Paul also is a member of Tired On Sunday, an acoustic trio playing out in area venues. Paul is excited to be working with Michael a second time having done a political parody with him last year.
Vanessa David's (Art Gallery Owner) theatre credits include Sadako in Ron Destro and Yoko Ono's Kennedy Center Award winning play "Hiroshima", Viola in "Twelfth Night", Jaquenetta in "Love's Labour's Lost" and Rita in "Educating Rita". She is also a published playwright. Her plays have been produced in New York, Boston, Connecticut and Portland, Oregon.
David F. Savo (Suited Man) studied theatre at the University of Bridgeport under Phoebe Brand and Matt Conley. David has performed on stage throughout New England for the last 30 years, and has directed several award winning plays.