This week on Ryder Farm, Adam Rapp and ten members of the cast and crew of “Through the Yellow Hour” will be doing table work here at SPACE. Check out the names and faces of our new group of artists! 

Rattlestick Theatre about “Through the Yellow Hour” 
The United States has been attacked. Men are being castrated, women enumerated. Ellen has been in hiding for 52 days, subsisting on very little, hoping against hope for her husband to return. As the world around her falls further into senseless chaos, she takes an unlikely action, on that just might signal a new beginning.


Adam Rapp, an Obie-award-winning playwright and director. His plays include NOCTURNE, FINER NOBLE GASES, STONE COLD DEAD SERIOUS, BLACKBIRD, ESSENTIAL SELF-DEFENSE, AMERICAN SLIGO, BINGO WITH THE INDIANS, KINDNESS, THE METAL CHILDREN, THE HALLWAY TRILOGY, DREAMS OF FYLING DREAMS OF FALLING, and RED LIGHT WINTER, which was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.


Brian Mendes is a founding member and former artistic director of the Cook County Theater Department of Chicago.  For the past 12 years he has worked primarily with Richard Maxwell and the NYC Players. This is his second time working with Mr. Rapp. In 2011 he played Buck in Mr. Rapp’s Animals and Plants.  


Hani Furstenberg: Born and raised in New York, until recently Hani Furstenberg has focused most of her acting career in Israel where she is an award winning actress on both stage and screen. Theatre credits (The Cameri Theatre) include: Constanze in Amadeus; Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof; Ophelia in Hamlet. She won the Israeli Tony in 2010 for her portrayal of a  ventriloquist dummy in Joshua Sobol’s Ghetto. Film credits include: Yossi and Jagger; The Loneliest Planet which is to be released this fall. In 2004 she won the Israeli Oscar for her performance in Joseph Cedar’s Campfire. 

 
Matthew Pilieci was born in Brooklyn and raised in South Florida. He is a graduate and company member of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. A co-founder of the critically acclaimed “The Amoralists” theater company. Recent credits include The Mnemonist of Dutchess County; The Atlantic Theater Company and HotelMotel; The Amoralists.

 
Samantha York is a young creative from Austin, Texas living in New York City. She began her career in NYC modelling with Trump Models and soon found herself on the other side of the camera working in set fabrication and design. Through the Yellow Hour will be her first exposure to the theatrical process.


Sarah Goldberg: Theatre: Look Back in Anger (Roundabout), Clybourne Park (Royal Court, West End/Olivier nomination), Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Finborough), Six Degrees of Separation (Old Vic), Apologia (Bush), Wallace Shawn Readings: Marie and Bruce, Caryl Churchill Readings: Ice-Cream (Royal Court), Avocado (King’s Head), Member of the Wedding (Young Vic). Film: The Dark Knight Rises, Gambit, A Bunch of Amateurs. TV: “Any Human Heart.” Training: LAMDA

  
Joanne Tucker: Tigers Be Still (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), The Cherry Orchard (CSC), Habit (Mass MoCA), Oedipus after Colonus (HERE), Little Doc (Rattlestick), Theater of War (Bryan Doerries); Gayby, I’m Coming Over, Sweet Nothings, After You Left, Loft; Voice Over: Prohibition & The Roosevelts (Ken Burns), Scientific American Psychology Film Series; co-runs the non-profit, ARTS in the ARMED FORCES (AITAF/www.aitaf.org). Juilliard.

 
Vlad Versailles graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a B.A. in Acting & Minor in Musical Theatre. Recieved full scholarship to study abroad at the British Academy of Dramatic Arts. Recent Theater Off-Broadway: Burning(New Group)and The Wood (Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre). Recent TV credits: The Good Wife Person of Interest (CBS). Recent Films Completed: The Bitter Pill and The Challenger 

Lila Neugebauer’s recent directing work has been seen at Ars Nova, The New Ohio Theatre, Joe’s Pub, Cherry Lane, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, San Francisco Playhouse, and NYU/Tisch. She is an alum of the Drama League, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, & The Civilians’ R&D group, a New Georges Affiliated Artist, and member of Women’s Project Directors Lab and Ensemble Studio Theatre.

Christian Frederickson is a violist, composer and sound designer. Recently: The Painted Bird Trilogy (La MaMa, BAC, PS122); The Edge of Our Bodies (ATL); Midsummer Night’s Dream, Unnatural Acts (CSC); The Emperor Jones (Irish Rep. Lortel Nom.); Trojan Women (Getty Villa); He’s a founding member of the Louisville band Rachel’s.