THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY
Crystal Field, Executive Director, Presents:
with The Xoregos Performing Company
Thursday, May 6 @ 7 PM EST
Written by Gay Walley
Director Shela Xoregos
Highlights from Gay Walley’s new comedy, Condo Rondo include a condo Board’s obsession with personality rather than honesty and a woman’s choice between a charming misogynist and a warm monogamist.
Peter Sullivan as the Narrator
Jill Melanie Wirth* as Jacqueline
Jason Dietz* as Steve
Shah Motia as Jack
Gene Santarelli* as Joerg
Michael A. Green as Jerry
Jenna Roach as Marion
Abigail Grizzle as Lila
*appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association
Jill Melanie Wirth* (Jacqueline) is an actress/singer/writer who has worked in theatre, film, tv, concerts, commercials, and voice-overs in NY, Chicago, LA, and London. Jill has performed at such prestigious venues as Lincoln Center, Playwrights Horizons, Carnegie Hall, BAM, Vineyard Theatre, Westport Country Playhouse, La Mama, NYMF, and the 92 Street Y. www.JillMelanieWirth.weebly.com
Jason Dietz* co-wrote and produced the feature film “Patient 001” (Random/Sony). As well as co-writing and producing the short film “Bun-Bun” that ended up on HBO and ultimately into the permanent film collection of the MoMA. Theatrically, his favorite experiences include Treplev in The Seagull, Iago in Othello and Harold in K-2. He was a regular at the Boston Comedy Club and Gladys’, and his voice has anchored several advertising campaigns from Dr Scholl’s to Covergirl.
Shah Motia (Jack) has performed at La MaMa ETC (Everyday Murder), The Brick Theater (Against the Flesh and Sleeping Car Porters, the latter named a New York Times “Critic’s Pick”), and Prospect Park (Homeless Garden, a modern retelling of Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard). He is a recent graduate of the Terry Knickerbocker Studio conservatory.
Gene Santarelli* (Joerg) appeared last year in Brocade at Theatre for the New City and in the NYC/Montreal run of Circle Mirror Transformation. Off-Broadway credits include Danny DeVito’s Three by Pirandello and The Public Theatre’s Parks Tour of The Taming of the Shrew. He leads a performing arts theatre lab for AND Theatre Company where he is the Artistic Director.
Michael A. Green (Jerry) (stage and screen actor ) studied at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb, Croatia, and the Vienna Music School in Austria. He performed in acclaimed musical theater, operetta, and theater productions all over Europe. Played in Cabaret (MC), My Fair Lady (Freddy), City of Angels (Stine) NYC credits Mad Mel Saves the World ( Mel), Monkey King (Havac) Sign in the Six O’Clock Sky (CEO). OFF BROADWAY: Frankenstein (Father), Wicked City Blues, a film noir musical (LARS) concerts, and several independent films. He speaks 7 languages. michaelgreenthesinger.com
Jenna Roach is an actor based out of Long Island, New York. She has most recently worked in an AlphaNYC Theater Company production of Lady Windermere’s Fan in the role of “Lady Windermere.” She has also worked on multiple student films for Marist College, Montclair State University, and Hofstra University. Jenna is so excited to be working with such talented people in this wonderful production!
Abby Grizzle (Lila) Abigail is finishing the eighth grade, and is very grateful for the opportunity to play Lila. Her performing credits include Elizabeth in Birds of Paradise, Chip in Beauty in the Beast, Michael Banks in Mary Poppins, Jr., Ruby in The Victory Garden Plays, as well as film and commercial roles.
Peter Sullivan (Narrator) Credits include Bloody Brains in a Jukebox (Sideshow by the Seashore),The Man in the Iron Mask (Hudson Warehouse), Pinkalicious the Musical (Plaza Theatrical), and The Little Black Fish (Maaa Theatre). TV/Webseries: Silent Library, The Hunt With John Walsh, Shadow of Doubt, and You. Film: Murmur and Directions.
Shela Xoregos began life as a dancer/choreographer and morphed into directing. She has been active in the off-off Broadway arena since moving to NY from California. She has directed for regional and summer stock companies. Productions have been done at the Smithsonian Institution in D.C., Brooklyn Children’s Museum, the Quaigh Theater, Theater for the New City, and others.
Gay Walley has published 4 novels, STRINGS ATTACHED, THE EROTIC FIRE OF THE UNATTAINABLE, LOST IN MONTREAL, and DUET. IML Publications is bringing out a collection of her novels under the name, VENUS AS SHE AGES. She is also a screenwriter and star of THE EROTIC FIRE OF THE UNATTAINABLE. Her play, LOVE GENIUS AND A WALK, was nominated for 6 awards at the Midtown Play Festival and will play in London, September 2021. She ghostwrites, edits, and teaches.