The Pawnbroker:

Lies, Lovers, and Bertolt Brecht

Katelin Wilcox  (Playwright, Actor) spent a year as a company member at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, where she has appeared in eight productions including Pride and Prejudice and Cymbeline.  Other acting credits include Doubt (The Public Theatre of Maine), Comedy of Errors (Vermont Shakespeare Company), Island and King John (New York Shakespeare Exchange), realer than that (The CRY HAVOC Company), and Noises Off (Cohoes Music Hall).  Her work as a playwright has been produced at Ithaca College Underground, the United Solo Festival and CRY HAVOC.  She has directed at Manhattan Rep, New York Shakespeare Exchange (dir., ShakesBEER, asst. dir., Othello), Primary Stages ESPA, and CRY HAVOC.  Katelin is a member of Actors' Equity, a resident artist with The CRY HAVOC Company, and she holds a BA in theatre and economics from the University of Notre Dame.

Jennifer Curfman (Director) is a Resident Artist and Associate Artistic Director of The CRY HAVOC Company.  She directed the world premiere of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, The Musical (Vital Theatre), which reopened this summer for an extended run in NYC.  Other directing credits include Party Girl and Good Enough by Kitt Lavoie, Caught by Sharon E. Cooper, and (One) Acts of Havoc (Manhattan Rep).  Associate directing credits include Romeo and Juliet, Kitt Lavoie, Dir. (CRY HAVOC) and the concert staging of Bros and Dolls, Matt Cowart, Dir. (Joe's Pub).  Acting credits include NYC Opera (NYC premiere of Dead Man Walking, Leonard Foglia, Dir.), Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, and the New York Philharmonic (Stephen Sondheim's 80th Birthday Concert, Lonny Price, Dir.).  Jennifer is a member of Actors' Equity, and she holds a BFA from NYU.

Chris Comfort  (Sound Design) is a composer, producer, performer and sound designer.  He has been performing and writing for over 20 years with artists including Unisex Salon, Thebe, and Stephanie Lynn.  Chris's composition and sound design credits include the plays The Eyes of Babylon, Dear Dad, Confessions of GoGo, the FringeNYC production of the Kinematic Dance Company and the films Rainbow Rabbit Reliant and Last Chance.  His recent stage work has included playing the title role in The Cooking King as well as six different roles in Kristy Hasen's Business.  He has appeared in Guiding Light, Damages, the web series Velvet Moon Chronicles, and as the lead in the independent short film Dirty Laundry.  Over the years, Chris has been seen in numerous regional, national and international commercials. Chris is a Resident Artist with The CRY HAVOC Company.

Ali Keller  (Assistant Director and Stage Manager) serves as Outreach Coordinator for The CRY HAVOC Company and is a member of its Directing Corps.  She is an associate member of SDC and was accepted into the SDCF Observership Program.  New York theater credits: Sweeney Todd at Lincoln Center (production assistant), Stage Mothers (director), Slut Claus (director/playwright), Writopia Labs Festival Fall 2013 (stage manager), Rob Fischer Celebrates Kander and Ebb at Lincoln Center (production assistant), Live from Lincoln Center's Marvin Hamlisch Celebration (production assistant), Mozart, a Baroque 'n Roll Opera (assistant director), Joan Jett of Arc - The FLEA Serials (assistant director), Writopia Labs Festival Spring 2013 (assistant stage manager), Echoes (director).  She holds a BA from Bucknell University. Bucknell directing credits: I Really, Really Like You by Neil LaBute, Savage/Love by Sam Shepard, How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel.

​Annie Taylor  (Lighting Design) is a designer, technician, and production manager from Jackson, MS.  She has previously designed for productions with IRT (Wet Glitter) and Vital Theater's touring program.  She has predominantly worked as a technician and master electrician with companies such as The Public Theater, La Mama's Experimental Theatre Club, Columbia University's Miller Theater, Theater Row, and the Lighting Syndicate.  Annie would like to thank her husband for his loving support and encouragement!

Danny Gorman (Assistant Director) is an apprentice with The CRY HAVOC Company and has worked as a director, choreographer, and theatre arts educator in New York for the past seven years.  An NYU graduate, he is currently pursuing his MFA in Directing at The Actors Studio Drama School.  ASDS: The Other Woman; The Last Romantic, or Why We Fight (world premiere); Loyalties; The Man Who Couldn't Dance.  NYC: Kat for Short ([One] Acts of HAVOC, Manhattan Rep); Peace, Love, and Cupcakes (asst. Dir., Vital Theatre); MYTHOS (world premiere, NY Children's Theatre Festival); Ships in the Night (world premiere, Manhattan Rep); Urinetown (NYU);  Favorite Regional: the Long Island professional premieres of Lombardi and The Marvelous Wonderettes; Les Miserables; Disney's Beauty and the Beast; Grease;42nd Street; The Sound of Music.