Describe the Night

By Rajiv Joseph
Directed by Blanka Zizka
January 28, 2020February 16, 2020

Meet the Artists

Cast

Ross Beschler • Isaac
Steven Rishard • Nikolai
Sarah Gliko • Yevgenia
Keith J. Conallen • Vova
Campbell O Hare • Urzula
Brett Ashley Robinson • Mariya/Mrs. Petrovna

Production Team

Rajiv Joseph • playwright
Blanka Zizka • director
Christopher Colucci • sound designer
Matt Saunders • set designer
Vasilija Zivanic • costume designer
Patreshettarlini Adams • stage manager
Matt Saunders

Recent Off-Broadway credits include: Futurity for Soho Rep and Ars Nova, Good Person of Szechwan at The Public Theater, The Tempest for The Public Theater at the Delacorte, and As You Like It for The Acting Company at The New Victory and Lincoln Center. Regionally, Matt has designed at Mark Taper Forum, Huntington Theatre Company, Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Actors 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 Romeo and Juliet, Kill Move Paradise, Pasage, Adapt!, Constellations, When The Rain Stops Falling, The Christians, 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 Assistant Professor of Design in the Department of Theater at Swarthmore College. mattsaunders.net. mattsaunders.net