Written and Directed by Blanka Zizka
March 22, 2017April 22, 2017

Meet the Artists


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
Anthony Martinez-Briggs

Anthony Martinez-Briggs is a collaborative spirit grateful to work yet again with the Wilma. He is a teaching artist (Philadelphia Young Playwrights, Wilma Theater, Village of Arts and Humanities), actor (Recent: Adapt! and When The Rain Stops Falling [Barrymore Award for Best Ensemble] at the Wilma), Resident Artist with the Wilma HotHouse, social justice advocate, writer, director, sound designer (Upcoming: Bienvenidos Blancos with Team Sunshine Corp) and proud member of the band ILL DOOTS. ILL DOOTS has been seen on stage at The Wilma Theater in An Octoroon and in Flashpoint Theater’s Hands Up: 6 testaments, 6 playwrights for which they received a Barrymore for Original Music. ILL DOOTS recently completed a commission under the Painted Bride Art Center creating a docu-concert titled Existence, Resistance and the Sounds of Surrounding about gentrification in North Philadelphia. Connect with the movement at