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Steve Zarro

Dana Duff

Peter Evangelista Jonathan Baldwin

Ted Odell

Leigh Pupps

Dr. Sam Waymon

Warren Bub

Anthony J. Ribustello

Rocco Parente Jr.

Wesley Laga

Vincent Cueva

Al Sapienza

Dominic Marcus

Shana Lin

Joe DeSpirito

WHO’S WHO Steve Zarro (Frankie) has appeared both locally and regionally on stage and screen. He has been seen in three consecutive seasons of Shakespeare on The Green in Wilmington NC (As You Like It-Corin, Taming of the ShrewBaptista, Merry Wives of Windsor-Sir Hugh).  The Thalian Association, NC’s official community theater, also nabbed him for three eclectic roles as well (A Wonderful Life-The Musical* as Mr. Potter, Little Women as Prof Bhaer, and You Can’t Take It With You* as Boris Kholenkov (*Best Supporting Actor nominations for each).  Steve has also provided his talents for Indie films such as On The Market and Justice, and is currently venturing as Leo and two separate productions of the Steinbeck classic Of Mice & Men, where the big galoot got to play Lenny to his heart’s content. “It’s a humbling privilege to be a part of this cast and crew and I am so incredibly grateful for this opportunity. This one’s for my beautiful wife, Laura.  By your side I am already a winner. Thank you, baby!” Dana Duff (Maggie Bennett) made her professional debut with the Centenary Stage Company as The Funeral Director in Marvin’s Room, Clara in Pygmalion, Mrs. Los Angeles in Mrs. California, and Tricia in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. Other favortie roles iclude Chris in Dancing at Lughnasa, Wicked Stepsister & Elmer the Elf in Cinderella Confidential, Doofy in Snow White and Sheila in Jakes Women. Dana’s film credits include; Kim in Little Bart Needs a Job, Lisa in The Weekend, (nominated for the Rotterdam Film Festival), and The Airline Clerk in Leela. She performed Stand Up at the New York Comedy Club, Scene performance nights at Theater Row Studios in NY, and studies at Uprights Citizens Brigade. Dana is co-founder of Ship of Fools

Productions based in Nyack, NY. She writes, directs and performs in Antics Roadshow, a Ship of Fools all-original sketch comedy troupe. “Thank you to Vincent for sharing his play, to Richard for helping it breathe and Brooke for her ongoing support. Big hugs to the cast and crew, talented, fun and dynamic human beings who have all touched my life in different ways.  May you always live your dream.  ‘You Know How To Whistle?’ James, thank you for supporting my dreams always.” Anthony J. Ribustello (Wally) is a born and bred NY actor who has been seen on Television, the Big Screen and walking the Boards. “It is a privilege to do what you love and I am truly blessed.” Al Sapienza (Carmine “Smash”) is a native of Rockland County and graduate of Spring Valley High School, Kakiat Jr. High School, and Elmwood Elementary. Al is thrilled to be performing back home. After Graduating NYU he began his professional career on Broadway Playing Ringo Starr in Beatlemania at the Winter Garden Theatre. Next was Got Tu Go Disco at the Minskoff. He then returned to Beatlemania to do the American and Canadian Tours. Most recently he starred as Dr. Jake Housman in the Broadway bound North American Premiere of Dirty Dancing at the Royal Alexandria Theatre in Toronto. During his sixteen years in Los Angeles he was one of the original founding members of The Alliance Repertory Company where he performed in or directed over 20 original productions or West Coast premieres which garnered twelve Drama Logue Awards and eight Theatre League Awards. He also starred in The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun at the Coast Playhouse

WHO’S WHO directed by Charles Randolph Wright, the world premiere of Ladies Room written and directed by Kim Freedman at the Tiffany Theatre, the West Coast Premiere of Are You Now Or have You Ever Been directed by Allen Miller at the Back Alley Theatre, and the world premiere of Screen Test Take One which was Doris Robert’s (Everybody Loves Raymond) directorial debut where Al was her leading man. Most recently in New York he starred in 2006’s critically acclaimed hit Susan and God at the Mint Theatre directed by the Mint’s artistic director Jonathan Banks, and in 2005 he starred in Wild Mushrooms at the Arc Light Theatre. TV audiences best know him as Mikey Palmice, Uncle Junior’s Hit Man and Consigliore who had the dubious distinction of being the first series regular to get “whacked” in the first season finale of The Sopranos while taking that fateful jog! He is presently playing union leader Martin Spinella in House Of Cards, and Detective Raymond Terney on Person Of Interest. He also was Paul Koplan in 24, Mayor Frank Panzerella in Showtime’s Brotherhood, and Philly Falzone in Prison Break. He also starred in the Lifetime Original Movies Till Lies Do Us Part, Home Invasion, Walking The Halls and Her Secret Life. Look for him in the new film, The Dark Truth with Andy Garcia and Forrest Whitaker. Peter Evangelista (Manny) is a 2010 graduate of The Acting Studio Inc’s two-year conservatory program under the tutelage of James Price. Some of his credits include Theater: Romeo (Romeo & Juliet, Chelsea Repertory Company), Rocco (Band of Brother In-Laws), Frankie (The Guido Monologues), Larry Westcott (Stage Door, Chelsea Repertory Company). Film: Eddie Brigati (The Rascals),

Brock (Ninny, New York Film Group), Ashraf (The Countdown, Makarna Films). “Special thanks to the team behind this production as well as family and friends who keep me going.” Jonathan Baldwin (Rock) making his stage debut. Jonathan emerges from Syracuse but calls Brooklyn his home and is the youngest out of a very vibrant family. He knew early on he wasn’t like his peers; he had creativity in his soul. He dabbled in theater, film shorts & courses. Diverted from his true passion, he ended up winning 4 gold medals in the Olympics for Lacrosse. After that, the stars where aligned were he submerged himself into studying the complexes of acting & directing. He has yet to make an appearance on Boardwalk Empire or Law & Order. Nor has he been cast for Gangs of New York the TV series. Jonathan, currently is working on character development projects, exploring the art of direction, along with his unending quest for finding “the truth” in acting. Jonathan most importantly enjoys the right to remain ridiculous at all times. Rocco Parente Jr. (Alex/Carmine “Smash”) was born in the Bronx, New York and became a Rockland County resident in 1973. One of Rocco’s first professional acting jobs was playing a mobster in the soap opera One Life to Live alongside the writer of this amazing play, Vincent Pastore. It is an honor for him to be doing a play in his home town written by the man whom has inspired him to stay in the business for as long as it takes. Rocco has appeared in the movie A Bronx Tale and has been cast on all of the New York soap operas as well as the FX show, Lights Out and NBC’s Mercy Hospital. Most recently, Rocco has also appeared in the HBO television series Boardwalk Empire

WHO’S WHO and is currently writing a television show with his daughter, Victoria Parente. “As the owner of ReadyCar Limousine in Nanuet anyone that likes his performance and enjoys the show will receive a major discount!” Dominic Marcus (Jackson) theatrical credits span from Broadway in Brave New World with Laurence Luckinbill in Jaye Austin Williams’ commemoration of 9/11, to Off-Broadway with Julie Harris in Scent of the Roses, to his Audelco Award-nominated performance in M-The Mandela Saga. Other theatre credits include: To Kill a Mockingbird (Arkansas Rep), The Hip Hop Man (LaMaMa) and Already Seen (Theatre for the New City). Dominic has appeared throughout New York City at the NY Int’l Fringe Festival, Midtown Int’l Theater Festival and Out On the Edge Festival. On screen, he has been honored to work with the likes of James Earl Jones in Cry the Beloved County and Whoopi Goldberg in the short film, Stream. His diverse film credit range from the American box office success, The Thomas Crown Affair (dir. John McTiernan) to the Japanese Film, College of Our Lives (dir. Yukihiko Tsutsumi). Principal roles on TV include Law & Order, Rescue Me, Golden Boy, the international series, Absolutely Fabulous and Give my Head Peace (UK-BBC), as well as the History Channel special Honor Deferred; celebrating African American heroes from QQII posthumously awarded Medals of Honor by President Clinton. Dominic’s extensive training includes working with teachers Shelly Winters, Elaine Aiken and Ernie Martin form The Actors Studio. He is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. And ladies, he is also a former International Chippendale Star. “Above all, Dominic

thanks God for all his blessings.” Ted Odell (Officer Tony D) has appeared in numerous Community, Regional and Professional productions in Orange, Rockland and Westchester Counties as well as in Theatres in the Bronx, New Jersey and Off-Off-Off Broadway in NYC. Most recently he appeared in A Few Good Men as Captain Markinson for The JOB Theatre of Newburgh. Prior to that he appeared in A Midsummer Night’s Dream as Oberon for the ITC production at the Lycian Theatre of Sugar Loaf NY.  Ted can be seen in the Film Funeral’s and Felonies as aging hit-man Louie Massina and he is a cast member of the Web Series Straight Talk: A Mob Story.  “Thanks to my family and especially my Children Madyson and William for their love, support and inspiration. And thanks to Vinny, Richard, Brooke, Paul and this great cast and crew for this experience.” Dr. Sam Waymon (Himself) Born in North Carolina, Sam Waymon began his musical odyssey playing along with his sister, Eunice. His sister left North Carolina in the ’50s and traveled north to pursue her career.Along the way she dropped her given name and became one of music’s most influential and independent musicians, known as Nina Simone. Sam performed with and wrote music for his sister for over ten years but finally broke away to develop a style of his own that combines gospel, R&B, blues and jazz. Sam went on to record for record labels like:  RCA, Polygram, and his own label Resolution records. He has worked side by side with legendary artists such as Miles Davis, Donnie Hathaway, Roberta Flack, Phyllis Hyman, The 5th dimension, Main Ingredient, and the list goes on and on.

WHO’S WHO Wesley Laga (Bobby) is very excited to be part of Wild Children having recently graduated from Five Towns College on Long Island with his BFA in Theatre Arts. Past credits include: Dog Sees God (CB), The Producers (Leo Bloom), Macbeth (Young Siward), Lend Me a Tenor (Bellhop), Women and Wallace (Wallace), Avenue Q (Trekkie Monster) and many more. “Wesley would like to thank his cast and crew for becoming yet another theatre family of his and to his family for all their love and support!” Shana Lin (LuAnn) is beyond thrilled to be involved in this production with this incredible cast and crew. She has performed professionally throughout the Northeast and with countless local companies including the Westchester Broadway Theatre, White Plains Performing Arts Center and many more. She has an undergraduate degree from the Hartt School of Music in Musical Theatre and a graduate degree in Special Education from Lehman College. Recent roles include Desiree in A Little Night Music, Sheila in A Chorus Line, Sarah in Company and Elaine in Last of the Red Hot Lovers. “Shana would like to thank everyone involved in this production, especially Vincent, Richard and her little brother Jovan, for making her take a chance and audition! For Dorina. The OD.” Leigh Pupps (Jo Jo) is making her theatrical debut in this raw story of a mans dreams and demons. Leigh started her career as a model, appearing in multiple fashion shows over the past 4 years. Some of her favorite modeling jobs were Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Radio and New Kids on the Block CD release party. She was the lead in Only Now Existing’s

“What Will Be Left Will Reveal Itself.” Leigh has also appeared in Jim Jones’ “Younger” and Movez ft Jus Evolution “Rockstar” as well as multiple other videos. Leigh is a former LFL football player. She currently models and casts for “Leigh would like to thank the talented cast and crew for believing in her and giving her this opportunity. Thanks to her mother and family for always supporting her.” Warren Bub (Understudy Alex) is a full time actor living in New York City. He is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the talented cast of Wild Children. Warren has appeared in numerous OffBroadway Productions. This is his first at the Nyack Village Theatre. Warren has trained at the prestigious Terry Schreiber Studio to hone his craft in film, TV and theatre. His most recent work includes a strong supporting role in the play, Mourning on Charlotte Street. Also, this past fall he has supporting roles in Discovery ID’s Redrum and Spike TV’s Tattoo Nightmares. “A special ‘thank you’to writer, Vincent Pastore and director, Richard Quinn for allowing me to be part of this project. Brooke, you are awesome!!!” To learn more about Warren, visit is website at www. Warren is a very family oriented man and is driven by loyalty. his biggest influence is his family. “Without family...who are you?” Vincent Cueva (Understudy Bobby/ Stage Manager) is a graduate of Emerson College. Past theatre credits include: Grease (Kenickie), Dial M For Murder (Tony Wendice), Biloxi Blues (Wykowski), Wait Until Dark (Talman), Inherit the Wind (Bertram Cates), Esperanza Rising (Don Luis)

WHO’S WHO and El Sangre De Un Angel (Johnny). Film Credits include: Zombies of New Milford, Vamperifica, Downtown Express, and Noah. Vincent can also be seen on Showtime’s Nurse Jackie, NBC’s Elementary, CBS’Blue Bloods, and Netflix’s Orange is the New Black. “A big thank you to the cast and to Vincent Pastore, Richard Quinn, Brooke Malloy, Paul Borghese, and Carolyn Magnani for bringing this play to life onstage and sharing the experience with me!” Joe DeSpirito (Understudy Carmine “Smash”) is happy to be working on Wild Children with such a great and talented cast. He has appeared on many stages throughout Rockland County and New Jersey. Some of his favorite roles include George in Same Time, Next Year, Jake in Jake’s Women, Oscar in The Odd Couple, Sidney in Deathtrap, and Guido in Nine as well as appearing with Ship of Fools Production’s Antics Roadshow: All Original Sketch Comedy sketch comedy troupe here at the Nyack Village Theatre. Joe lives in an empty nest in Ringwood with Judy, his wife of 43 years. “Thanks to Vincent, Richard and Brooke.” Vincent Pastore (Playwright) has teamed up again with good friend Paul Borghese after producing a sold out run of their revival of Louis LaRusso’s Tony Nominated Broadway play, Lamppost Reunion. A versatile actor, Vincent Pastore is a veteran of TV, film, stage and radio. He has appeared in dozens of films, television shows and on Broadway in the smash hit, Chicago as Amos Hart, as well as productions of Guys and Dolls with the Indiana Symphony Orchestra. OffBroadway, Vincent was in the production of Golden Boy directed by Frank Licato, Painting X’s on the Moon, and On the Waterfront both produced by Charlie

Yanko. Vincent’s film credits include Revolver, Gotti, This Thing of Ours, Mickey Blue Eyes, Mafia, The Jerky Boys, Riding in Cars with Boys, True Love, Made, Deuces Wild, Two Family House and Hurricane with Denzel Washington. Additional film credits include Return to Sleep away Camp, Tricks of a Woman, Split Ends, Code Blue, Looking for Palladin, PJ and Dough Boys. Vincent is also a familiar face on television for his recurring portrayal of “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero in HBO’s award winning TV series, The Sopranos. Vincent has also made appearances on TV shows such as Blue Bloods, NBC’s Ed, VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club, The Practice, Witness to the Mob, Law and Order, Son of the Beach, One Life to Live, Dinner With the Foodfellas, General Hospital, Americas Most Wanted, Vegas, Repo Man, Dellaventura, Less Than Perfect, and Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice. Soon to be released film credits include Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn, directed by Paul Borghese which opens in select AMC Theaters this May 3rd and Malavita starring Robert DeNiro.   Richard Quinn (Director), a multimedia artist has worked extensively with acclaimed photographer Mick Rock throughout the late 1980s into the late 1990s on projects for artists such as David Bowie, Lou Reed, Queen, Iggy Pop, Talking Heads, Genesis, Peter Gabriel, The Rolling Stones (London Years), Phil Spector (Back to Mono), Aerosmith (Pandora’s Box), Tori Amos, and many others. During that time, Quinn and Rock produced a documentary video of world renowned pop-artist Tom Wesselmann, in conjunction with his upcoming exhibit (“A Retrospective

WHO’S WHO Survey 1959-1992”), which appeared in major museums throughout Japan before heading to Europe. The following year Richard arranged with PBS stations across America to air the documentary. Over the past 10 years notable multimedia people, projects or events Richard Quinn has produced or directed include Rob Stoner (Bob Dylan’s bassist & bandleader), blues singer Garland Jeffreys, fashion designer Ali Reza, Random House Publishing. Over 5 years at Nyack Village Theatre Richard has produced and or directed Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You, by Christopher Durang, Closer, by Patrick Marber, Bob Dylan and the Poetry of the Blues, Real Life Real Talk Series, with Tiffany Card. In addition to theatre he has coproduced with Emmy Award-winning television writer-producer Christopher Lukas the last 5 Edward R. Murrows Radio, Digital, News Awards (RTDNA) an annual Journalism Awards ceremony held in September. In May of 2003, Quinn launched, Internet Broadcast station, which produces weekly live programs of independent music, theatre, business, & culture. Richard is also Editor in Chief and contributing writer and photographer for ModernMetrozine, a seasonal online publication which acts as a program guide to Rockland World Radio and Nyack Village Theatre as well as an informational magazine covering topics in art, business and community. In 2012 Richard had the opportunity to play at Max’s Kansas City’s reunion at Arlene’s Grocery and the Bowery Electric in New York with two bands, Gina Harlow and the Cutthroats and the Honey Davis Band. Paul Borghese (Producer) Paul teams up yet again, with good friend Vincent

Pastore after producing a sold out run of their revival of Louis LaRusso’s Tony Nominated Broadway play, Lamppost Reunion. It was the screening of the short film Alienated at the Nyack Film Festival held at the Nyack Village Theatre that brought Vincent who stars in that film, to Nyack along with Paul who directed it. Alienated won Best Short Film and theatre owner/director Richard Quinn read Wild Children and decided to put it up here! Paul brings a strong independent film production background to his newest endeavor as Producer of Wild Children.  Some of the dozens of feature films he has played a producing, directing and/ or distribution role in include George Romero’s Document of the Dead, Beatle George Harrison’s Wonderwall, Fatal Secret, Perfect Lies, New York Nights, Four Deadly Reasons, Searching for Bobby D,  Lynch Mob and the documentaries The Canadian Ballet and Beyond Wiseguys which he narrated and CO-Produced with John Turturro. Paul created, produced and directed the TV pilot episode of Dinner with The FoodFellas; An Invitation You Can’t Refuse starring Vincent Pastore, Tony Darrow, Joe Gannascoli and Lorraine Bracco. Lionsgate’s Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn, co-written, co-produced and Directed by Paul will open in select AMC theatres on May 3rd and Vincent Pastore stars in it along with Armand Assante, Ice T, Cathy Moriarty, Ja Rule, Tony Darrow and William DeMeo.    President Emeritus of The Guild of Italian American Actors (GIAA), as an actor his stage credits include William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Arsenic and Old Lace and performances with the Italian American Repertory Company.  He has appeared in films such as  Julie and Julia, Find Me Guilty, Transamerica, Little Manhattan, The

WHO’S WHO The Babysitters and Vito Bonafacci among many others and was recently in France with Vincent, both playing roles in the new Robert DeNiro film Malavita aka BadFellas along with Michelle Pfiefer and Tommy Lee Jones. Paul’s television credits include Law and Order, Without A Trace, As The World Turns, Kidnapped, The Bronx is Burning, Saturday Night Live, The Sopranos, Third Watch and most notably portrayed Yogi Berra in the HBO movie  61*.   He is very proud of the cast of Wild Children and says, “We couldn’t have done this without Brooke!” Brooke Malloy (Co-Producer) is an accomplished stage director and producer with credits that include Dancing at Lughnasa, Of Mice and Men, The Graduate, and M*A*S*H. She is also an actress, writer and producer for the wildly popular alloriginal sketch comedy show, Antics Roadshow. Co-founder of Ship of Fools Productions, Brooke’s upcoming shows opening in 2013 include Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead (producer) and Zoned Out: A Tribute to Rod Serling (writer & director). “Special thanks to Richard, Vincent and Paul for this opportunity. With deepest appreciation to Matt, Michael and Claire.” For more information on Brooke, please visit www.brookemalloy. com. Carolyn Magnani (Costumes) began working as a showroom and fit model on Seventh Avenue, working for designers and clients including Sak’s Fifth Avenue, Christian Dior, Bergdorf Goodman, Pauline Trigere, Adele Simpson, Jantzen Swimwear, Revillon Furs, Bridal Originals, among others. While modeling, she also studied photography

and worked as an administrative assistant in the advertising, publishing, marketing and healthcare fields. Carolyn was born in Brooklyn and grew up on Staten Island, New York. Carolyn moved to New York City where she worked in the above mentioned fields. She also experience photographing friends in rock bands in the music scene in New York City at the legendary New York City rock clubs Max’s Kansas City, Gildersleeves and CBGB’s among others and helped manage a rock band at one time as well. Carolyn enjoys working with Richard Quinn at Modern Metro Studios, Rockland World Radio, Nyack Village Theatre in various capacities which include assistant in productions, box office, office administration, photography and contributions to Modern Metrozine. Jesse Frayne (Lighting & Sound) holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Berklee College of Music, with a focus on Film Scoring. After running sound and lights for various performances at the Nyack Village Theatre, he has gained extensive knowledge of the house facilities to set the appropriate tones involved in this production. Credits include Master of Lights and Sound for the Antics Roadshow; recording engineer for Esperanza Spalding, Brown Bird, The Johnny Foodstamp Show, and others; and current host of New Music Monday on Rockland World Radio. Jesse is an accomplished musician, playing a unique blend of Americana in venues around the U.S. and in Italy. Michael Serpe (Fight Choreographer) is a member of the Society of American Fight Directors, and studied under fightmaster Richard Ryan (Troy, The Dark Knight) in hand-to-hand combat and broadsword. Shows that Michael has choreographed stage combat for include

WHO’S WHO West Side Story, Peter Pan, Othello, and Of Mice and Men in theaters throughout the tri-state area. Michael is an instructor with Order of the Rose Stage Combat, which offers classes in NYC for actors throughout the year. See for more information. He would like to thank Richard, Vincent, Brooke, Paul and everyone at Nyack Village Theater for this opportunity. Steve St. George (Set Construction) has been building sets for many years. His talents and workmanship have been exhibited with such productions such as Wait Until Dark, Inherit The Wind, The Odd Couple, M*A*S*H, Cinderella Confidential, Dracula, Dancing at Lughnasa, Miss Saigon, A Bad Year for Tomatoes, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Diary of Anne Frank, A Month of Sundays, Snow White, Last of the Red Hot Lovers and Drop Dead. Special Thanks To: Alex Hausner Bobby Belfry Brianne Higgins Jim Guarasci Antrim Playhouse Jennie Marino Aldan Press Andrew Blau Mike Risolo Matt Ortiz Marty Andreas Nyack Center Ship of Fools Productions ‘The Bar’ designed by Kevin Byrnes: of Bars By Byrnes - Custom Made Home & Commercial Bars, made to customer specifications to fit any size room. Gregg “Lefty” Weiss of Optical Etching created the Crazy Horse window,

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