Every Brilliant Thing
by Duncan Macmillan
Directed by Jessica Irons
Featuring Meghan Covington
December 2nd and 3rd at 7:30pm
The Good Witch Coffee Bar, Hastings on Hudson
December 4th at 5pm
Hudson Valley Books for Humanity, Ossining
* 10% of ticket sales go to the Mental Health Association of Westchester
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Drawing by Hollis James Hoff.
Stage Manager..................Traci Redmond
Sound design......................Heather Campanelli
Meet the Creative Team
Meghan Covington (Narrator) Meghan started working professionally as an actor 20 years ago in the Washington DC theatre circuit. Favorite roles include Miranda in the The Kennedy Center’s production of Miranda’s Waltz (a one actor show with the National Symphony Orchestra), Alice in Round House Theatre Co's adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, Karen in Theatre J's Speed the Plow, and Elizabeth in Synetic Theatre's Frankenstein at the Kennedy Center. Other notable work took place on the stages of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co, The Shakespeare Theatre Co, and Olney Theatre. In NYC Meghan has performed at Manhattan Theatre Source and the Brick Theatre. And most recently she performed in the River’s Edge Theatre Co's production of The Parking Lot, as well as writing and directing Riverside Haunts Episodes I and II. She has a BFA in Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University and currently serves as River's Edge Theatre Co's Artistic Director and board president.
Jessica Irons (Director) Jessica, an Ossining resident, sits on the Board of Bethany Arts Community, and is the current president. She sat on the Board of Ossining MATTERS for 6 years, and for 10 years she was the Artistic Director of the award winning, NYC based Andhow! Theater Company where she fostered new plays from a seed of an idea through full productions. She directed Off & Off Off Broadway at the Flea, The Ohio, HERE Arts Center, 78th Street Theater Lab, Dixon Place, The Blue Heron Arts Center, The Ontological at St. Mark's Church in the Bowery New Georges and Adobe Theatre Company. She was the Associate Artistic Director of Adobe Theatre Company and the Artistic Associate at Adirondack Theater Festival. Director credits for River's Edge Theatre Co include Circle Mirror Transformation, The Green Plays Project, The Provider, and The Parking Lot.
Traci Redmond (Stage Manager) Traci is a Dobbs Ferry based performer, voice-over artist and theater-maker. Previous work with RETCo include playing The Captive in the inaugural production of Riverside Haunts and Sandra in Listening by Jennifer O’Grady. This summer she could be seen running around the Mercy College campus in a top hat playing Longaville in Irvington Shakespeare Company’s production of Love’s Labours Lost. As a former member of the Actors Equity Association, she performed all over NYC including Manhattan Theater Club, Dixon Place, fi:af/PS122, Primary Stages, bluemouth inc, The Tank Theater, Upright Citizen's Brigade, Queens Players, The Creek Theater, & National Comedy Theater. Thank you to Meghan and David and the whole RETCo family! Love and a million thank-yous to Jon, Fitz & Ripley for your love and support! www.traciredmond.com
Heather Campanelli (Sound Designer) Heather has been performing and composing music for as long as she can remember. She is the synth player/vocalist/sound technician for local band Push for Heat, and also a composer of electronic music. In the theatre world, she has designed sound for River's Edge Theatre Company's productions of Riverside Haunts and Riverside Haunts Ep II. When she’s not fiddling with cables and buttons, she can be found moonlighting as a taxi driver for her kids or playing fetch with her dog, Alfie.
About River's Edge Theatre Company
River's Edge Theatre Company (RETCo) is a NY State non-profit organization with the mission to reflect the human experience, spark conversation, and inspire social change through performance. RETCo invites theatergoers to step to the outer limits of their comfort zone as they shed light on some of society's most pressing issues. In addition to producing quality, thought provoking performances in Westchester, NY, RETCo also offers classes and workshops that place emphasis on the social emotional benefits of theatre education, allowing students to collaborate and create in a fun and nurturing environment.
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Special thanks to these special folks for making this and future productions possible:
Steve & Joanne Auerbach
Ed and Michelle Herko
State of Play Productions
H. James Hoff
Abigail Burke Hall
Gregory and Barbara Jones