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JENNY VALLANCOURT (Sylvia Plath) Select recent credits: Release Point, The Realization of Emily Linder (NJ Rep); Since Africa (Red Fern). Founding Member of The Brewing Department (TBD). With TBD: Hilda in The Lady from the Sea; Desdemona in Othello, coming November 2015.









SHANE SALK (Dr. Lindemann) is making his Fringe debut. Recent credit: The original Genie in Disney’s Aladdin for DCL, Carl Hancock Rux’s production String Theory and A Photograph presented at the Signature Theater. 









MICHAEL LORZ (Warren Plath) is making his second appearance at FringeNYC, having performed in America's Breath of Fresh Air during the summer of 2013.  Other credits include the regional premier of Rock of Ages as Franz (Gateway), Jack in Into the Woods(Northern Stage), Swiss Family Robinson (NYMF). 




MARA JILL HERMAN (Mademoiselle) is excited to work with the Plath. creative team! Favorite roles include Maureen in Rent (Gallery Players), Miss Sandra in All Shook Up (Ivoryton Playhouse), Adelaide in Guys and Dolls (Great Plains Theatre) and Maria in Love's Labours Lost (Utah Shakespearean Festival). She originated the role of Debbie in Mr. Irresistible at La MaMa and put her Hebrew in practice as The Singer in The Band's Visit (Playwright's Horizons). She co-authored the non-fiction guidebook So You Wanna Be a Superstar?    

RJ WOESSNER (Dick)  NYC theater credits: Motel Rasdell (dir. Donnie Kehr), The Sweet Dreams of Lizzie Tilley (The New Theater at 45th Street), Tombstone: The Legend of Wyatt Earp (June Havoc Theater). Staged readings: Dark Matter, The Closing Argument. TV credits: One Life To Live, Deadly Sins, SNL, The Sing Off: Season 2. 




ALISON LEA BENDER (Ensemble) is thrilled to be back at Fringe! NYC: Zombie Wedding (NYFringe), Academia Nuts (NYMF), Carousel (NAAP), Playwrights Horizons, BMI Lehman Engel MT Workshop. Regional: Next To Normal (Natalie), 25th Annual...Spelling Bee (Marcy), A Very Merry...Scientology Pageant (Angelic Girl) Connect: @AlisonLeaBender. For the people who love and support me on my journey.






MARTAVIUS PARRISH (Ensemble) is a Masters Candidate for Vocal Performance at NYU Steinhardt! New York Credits include: Bloomer Girl (Augustus) and an upcoming performance in Steinhardt’s The Grand Hotel (Jimmy Brother)!





SAMANTHA SCHIFFMAN (Ensemble) is so excited to be a part of "Plath." at her first NYC Fringe Festival! After doing the reading in June, she is so excited to be working on this beautiful piece of theatre again! Recent credits include: National Tour; "The Teacher from the Black Lagoon and Other Storybooks” (Lilly & Others), IU; “35mm" (Woman #2), “The Rocky Horror Show”, UAC Theatre; “Hair” (Jeanie), "Jesus Christ Superstar” (Soldier/ Soul Girl). Indiana University B.A. Theatre, Dance Minor, BADA. So much love to my family and friends for their endless support!