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    Jennifer Mendenhall* (Elizabeth) is delighted to return to Forum, where she played the Hannah track in Angels in America, Parts I and II, directed by Jeremy Skidmore and Michael Dove. 2014 is her 30th year working in the Washington theatre community; it has been as vibrant and rewarding as she could have imagined. A long time company member at Woolly Mammoth, she has appeared on most of the area stages, and the occasional alley and roof top, most recently at Woolly in Clybourne Park, and at Theater J in Andy and the Shadows and Apples from the Desert. As audio book narrator Kate Reading, she works from her home studio with husband Michael Kramer: they are joint narrators of The Stormlight Archives and The Wheel of Time, among others. She has received awards for stage and audio work, but the most meaningful reward she knows is the rapt silence of an audience. Yes. She can hear the candy wrappers. Many thanks to theatre supporters everywhere, and love to son Henry, daughter Viv, AFS exchange daughter Laurène, and Michael, always.

     

    Mark Halpern* (Bailey Miller) is thrilled to be back at Forum Theatre to perform in this NNPN rolling premiere. Past Forum credits include The Illusion (Calisto) and Mad Forrest (Ianos). Other DC credits: Jason Invisible (Jason) at The Kennedy Center; Boged: Enemy of the People (Yair Hoffman) at Theater J; Blood Wedding (The Groom) at Constellation Theatre; House of Gold (Apollonian Boy 3) and Fever/Dream (Ensemble) at Woolly Mammoth Theatre. Television Credits: Turn (Lt. Appleton) and Killing Lincoln (George Atzerodt). Film credits: 1,000 to 1 (Jeremy Weissman). Recent music compositions with longtime friend and writing partner, Aaron Bliden: Glassheart at Rorschach Theatre; A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the University of Maryland and NACTA in Beijing; Exquisite Corpse, an official selection of the NYTVF, with Claymore Productions. Much love to his beautiful wife, Kathryn.

     

    Brynn Tucker (Maxine Sailors) was recently featured in City Paper's "People Issue" as one of the top 20 people that make D.C. great. For her solo show A Guide to Dancing Naked she won Best Dance & Physical Theatre by TheatreMania.com at the 2013 D.C. Capital Fringe Festival. Forum credits include The Illusion. Brynn recently appeared in Lyle the Crocodile at Imagination Stage, The Three Musketeers at Synetic Theater, where she is a Company Member and teaching artist. Other credits include The Anti- Bullying Plays at Adventure Theatre MTC, Our Town at Ford’s Theatre, and Reals at Theater Alliance. Brynn studied Theater at Spelman College and the British American Drama Academy. Big thanks to her mother and family for their continued love and support!

     

    Kimberly Gilbert*^ (Cerberus) is finally making her Forum debut, ten years in the making. She has been acting in the DC theatrverse for over ten years, having performed at The Kennedy Center, WSC, Source, The Folger Theatre, Round House Theatre, and most frequently Woolly Mammoth and Taffety Punk where she is a proud company member of both. She is a graduate of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy For Classical Acting

     

    David Zimmerman (Death) is honored to be making his Forum Theatre debut. David has also appeared in Act A Lady (True), Big Love (Nikos) and Merry, Happy...What? (David) at The Hub Theatre, The Minotaur (The Minotaur) at Rorschach Theatre, Women Beware Women (Sordido) at Constellation Theatre, Two Gentlemen of Verona at Brave Spirits Theatre and he toured the Rough, Rude and Boisterous acting troupe with the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia. David received his BA in English Literature from Liberty University.

     

    *Member of Actor's Equity Association

    ^Forum Ensemble Member