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
Nell Bang-Jensen

Nell Bang-Jensen is a Philadelphia-based theater artist, writer, and educator. She joined the Wilma’s artistic staff in 2014 after working as a director, actor, and dramaturg for theater companies including Applied Mechanics, Hedgerow Theatre, Luna Theater, Plays & Players, InterAct Theatre Company, The Riot Group, and the Philadelphia Dramatists Center. Nell is an Adjunct Professor at The University of the Arts and a graduate of Swarthmore College. Nell was the Wilma’s Artistic Associate from 2014 until November 2016, when she became Associate Artistic Director of Pig Iron Theatre Company through a Leadership U One-on-One Fellowship, funded by the Andrew W.
Mellon Foundation and administered by Theatre Communications Group.