ADAPT!

A WORLD PREMIERE
Written and Directed by Blanka Zizka
March 22, 2017April 22, 2017

Meet the Artists

Cast

Krista Apple • Lenka 35
Ross Beschler • Napoleon / Reagan / Ilya
Keith J. Conallen • Bureaucrat / Father
Sarah Gliko • Bureaucrat / Mother
Aneta Kernová • Lenka
Jered McLenigan • Marek / St. Bernard
Anthony Martinez-Briggs • Bureaucrat / Hot Dog Seller
Aneza Papadopoulou • Old Woman
Campbell O’Hare • Young Woman / Hana
Steven Rishard • Bureaucrat / Pavel
Michael Rosse • Grandfather

Production Team

Blanka Zizka • Playwright / Director
Matt Saunders • Set Designer
Oana Botez • Costume Designer
Thom Weaver • Lighting Designer
Daniel Perelstein • Sound Designer
Mariana Sadovska • Composer and Musical Director
Christopher Ash • Projection Designer
Stew • Translation & Arrangement of Karel Kryl’s songs
David Bova • Hair and Makeup Designer
Silvana Cardell • Choreographer
Ian Rose • Fight Director
Walter Bilderback • Dramaturg
Nell Bang-Jensen • Dramaturg
Clayton Tejada • Production Manager
Patreshettarlini Adams • Resident Stage Manager / AEA
Matt Saunders

Recent Off-Broadway includes, Futurity for Soho Rep and Ars Nova, Good Person of Szechwan at The Public Theater, The Tempest for The Public Theater at the Delacaorte, and As You Like It for The Acting Company at The New Victory and Lincoln Center. Regionally, Matt has designed at the Mark Taper Forum, Huntington Theatre Company, Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis, Spoleto Festival, Arden Theatre Company, Pig Iron Theatre Company, Philadelphia Theatre Company, and Yale Repertory Theatre. Matt is a long-time collaborator with Blanka Zizka, and The Wilma Theater. Recent design work at the Wilma includes An Octoroon, The Hard Problem, Hamlet and Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq. Matt holds an MFA from Yale School of Drama. He is a 2014 Pew Fellow in the Arts, as well as 2015 Hodder Fellow at Princeton University. Matt is the Associate Artistic Director of the OBIE Award-Winning theatre company, New Paradise Laboratories; and the Assistant Professor of Design in the Department of Theater at Swarthmore College. mattsaunders.net