Strictly Limited Engagement through June 24
Pershing Square Signature Center
Previews start April 24!

A NEW OFF BROADWAY PLAY

A family fragments when confronted with a complicated medical crisis, compelling every family member to make an unimaginable personal choice; where to draw the line between family loyalty and self preservation.

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TESTING THE LIMITS OF FAMILY LOYALTY

 
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OUR BROTHER'S SON

PREVIEWS START April 24!

The Pershing Square Signature Center, 

The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre

480 W 42nd St NYC

Tickets start at $39

 

For press inquiries, contact:

Joe Trentacosta

joe@jt-pr.net

 

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Cast

 

HARRISON CHAD

(Bradley) has been performing professionally since he was six years old and is so grateful to be back on a stage in NYC. Broadway: Caroline, or Change (original Broadway cast); Les Misérables; Beauty and the Beast; Peter Pan. Regional: The Black Suits (Barrington Stage Company and Center Theater Group), Mame (The Kennedy Center). Television: “Dora the Explorer” (voice of Boots the Monkey), “Little Voice,” “Little America,” “Murphy Brown,” “Divorce,” “Blue Bloods,” “Smash,” “Ed,” “Go; Diego! Go!” “Little Einsteins.” Film: Jack, Jules, Esther, & Me; Tarzan 2 (voice of Tarzan); Charlotte’s Web 2; Carry Me Home; The Hebrew Hammer. Proud member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA. Brown University alumnus. Love to Charlotte, Mom, Dad, Amanda, Josh, Noah, Charlie and Grandma Barbara. Thank you for always believing in me. Thanks Station 3, David, Chuck and Lisa for this amazing opportunity. @HarrisonChad7

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LEEANNE HUTCHISON

(Gail) Selected credits Off-Broadway: Tennessee Williams’ A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur (dir. Austin Pendleton), Ellen McLaughlin’s Septimus and Clarissa, G.O.D. in God Shows Up by Peter Filichia. Regionally: August: Osage County (Arkansas Rep); Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire (with Joe Manganiello at W.V. Public Theater); Clybourne Park (Arkansas Rep); Sex With Strangers (G.E.V.A. and The Kitchen); Flint (by Jeff Daniels, at Shadowland Stages); Eureka Day (Syracuse Stage); Frankie and Johnny… (Shaker Bridge Theater, NH); Caliban in The Tempest (Saratoga Shakespeare Festival). Off-Off-Broadway: The Third Policeman (La Mama); Eurydice in Orpheus (HERE, with Taylor Mac) Television: “Law & Order: S.V.U.”; “Jessica Jones”; “The Other F Word”; “The White House Plumbers” (coming soon to HBO). leeannehutchison.com

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LIZ LARSEN

(Mindy) Broadway: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Hairspray, The Rocky Horror Show, Damn Yankees, Smell of the Kill, Most Happy Fella (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critic Circle nominations), A Little Night Music, Starmites, Fiddler, Annie, Dubarry Was a Lady. Off-Broadway: A New Brain, Loman Family Picnic, New Yorkers, Bingo, Little by Little, Such Good Friends (NYMF award), My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding (NYMF Award). Tour: Sunday in the Park… (Helen Hayes Award), Baby (Helen Hayes nomination). TV: “Madoff,” “Mr. Robot,” “The Americans,” “The Sopranos,” “The Breaks,” “Bunheads,” “Criminal Intent,” “Third Watch,” Reed on “Law & Order” (ten seasons), “Law & Order: SVU” (four seasons). Film: The Boy Downstairs, Hudson Tribes, The Week of, One Percent More Humid, Keeping the Faith, Bridge and Tunnel.

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ALLEN McCULLOUGH

(Leo) Roundabout: Amy & the Orphans. Second Stage: The Underlying Chris. Irish Rep: The Hairy Ape, Men of Tortuga, Ashes to Ashes. Roundabout national tour of Twelve Angry Men. Regional work includes TheatreWorks Palo Alto: Frost/Nixon (Nixon). Pioneer Theatre: Mary Stuart. Folger Theatre: As You Like It (both Dukes), Romeo & Juliet (Montague). Baltimore Center Stage: Twlefth Night (Malvolio). TheatreWorks Hartford: The Seafarer (Mr. Lockhart). Living Room Theatre: A Doll’s House Part 2 (Torvald), 3 Sisters (Vershinin), Cherry Orchard (Gayev), Exit the King, Circle Mirror Transformation, Men of Tortuga, Uncle Vanya (Astrov), The Seagull (Trigorin). Cape Fear: Amadeus (Salieri). Also Theatre for a New Audience, Williamstown, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Long Wharf, Westport and The Shaw Project, among others. TV/film “Dead Ringers” “The Blacklist,” “FBI: Most Wanted,” “Divorce,” “Blindspot,” “Sweetbitter,” “Vinyl,” “Law & Order: C.I.,” “For Life,” “The Kindergarten Teacher,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Martha Marcy May Marlene. Love always to Angus and Randolyn.

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MIDORI NAKAMURA

Susan) has worked in film, TV, on Broadway, Off-Broadway, for Shakespeare in the Park, at the Kennedy Center, at the RSC and in regional theatre. She has worked with George C. Wolfe (three times), Philip Seymour Hoffman (three times), Alec Baldwin (two times). Other actors she has worked with include Karen Allen, Angela Bassett, Anthony Hopkins, Del Close, Michael C. Hall, Patrick Stewart, Bill Irwin, Kim Cattrall, Jennifer Anniston, Liev Schrieber, Keanu Reeves. Other directors she has worked with include Morgan Freeman, Lena Dunham, Barry Levenson, Eric Stolz, Matt Penn, Peter Sellars, Nicholas Hytner, Austin Pendleton, James Lapine, Jerzy Grotowski, Joe Chaiken. Midori co-directed, co-produced and co-edited T’an Bakhtale, a documentary about the Russian Roma, which received awards from the American Association of Anthropology and the Royal Anthropological Institute. She was assistant to Karen Allen in her directorial debut, A Tree, A Rock, A Cloud. She teaches at the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale and is a designated Linklater teacher.

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DAN SHARKEY

(David) Five Broadway shows, four national tours, ten Off-Broadway shows and many regional productions at theatres including The Guthrie, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Long Wharf and The Shakespeare Theater of D.C. Dan plays Avery Duggan in Grand Theft Auto 5-Diamond Casino and TV credits include “As the World Turns” (Hunter), “Boardwalk Empire” (Herb Crocker), “Prodigal Son” (Gary), “Girls5eva” (Cowboy), “Livin’ on a Prairie” (Bonnet Head) and he plays Jimmy in the soon-to-be released film The Woods, directed by Michelle Schumacher and starring JK Simmons. Dan is proud to sit on the board of the N.F.P. Amazing Place Music. a production company based in Whitefish, Montana, that brings national talent to the beautiful Flathead Valley to interact with the local talent and community, and of course, perform. He is also a two-time gold medalist in swimming at the Montana Seniors Olympics. Dan would like to dedicate this performance to the loving memory of Don and Mary Pierre.

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ETHELYN FRIEND

(u/s Gail, Mindy, Susan) Off-Broadway: Coal Country (The Public Theater at Cherry Lane), Troilus & Cressida (Baryshnikov Arts). Other NYC: Spill, Casa Cushman (Tectonic Theatre workshops). Regional: Wit (Theatreworks); House of Blue Leaves, Les Misérables (Arvada Center); Romeo & Juliet, Merry Wives, Much Ado… (Colorado Shakes); Jar the Floor, The Circle (New Rep); Fuddy Meers (Curious Theatre). Voice coach, author of several solo performances including Blackout: How I Became White in America. ethelynfriend.com @friend-ethelyn

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BEN ROSENBACH

(u/s Bradley) Off-Broadway debut! Ben is thrilled to be a part of this wonderful company and to be a part of theatre’s reopening. Credits include Danny Saunders in The Chosen, Asher Lev in My Name Is Asher Lev, Lucas Brickman in Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Special thanks to Lisa, David, Chuck, Shelley and the entire company. For Mom and Dad, who always give me the thumbs up, and for my Stephie, whose constant love and support fills me each day.

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DARED WRIGHT

(u/s Leo, David) NYC: theatre includes Mother Night, The Framer, Man of the Hour, Twilight in Manchego, Last Days of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, A Different Man. Regional theatre includes Of Thee I Sing; Guys and Dolls; Much Ado About Nothing; Kiss Me, Kate, Cyrano de Bergerac; My Fair Lady; Hay Fever; Kismet; Anything Goes; Light Sensitive. Film and TV includes Abnormal Attraction, BlacKkKlansman, Killing Them Softly, Broken Flowers, “The Gilded Age,” “FBI: Most Wanted,” “Pose,” “Billions,” “Luke Cage,” “SNL,” “Blue Bloods,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Mad Men,” “The Sopranos.” Dared is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA, he holds a BFA in musical theatre from the Boston Conservatory and a master’s in acting, directing and theatre education from Emerson Boston. Thanks to David, Chuck, Lisa, Amanda, Lindsay and all the creatives, the LDK Production office staff and assistants, Shelley, Daryl, Autumn, the Crew, Martta, fellow understudies and castmates. Thanks also to Jamie Harris and Justin Busch at CTG, Dave Brenner at CTC and Heather.

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Creative

Cast

CHARLES GLUCK

(Playwright) Born into a family of drama and laughter, young Charles Arthur aspired to a life in the theatre. However, each night while he slept, his traditional Jewish parents whispered in his ear: “Be a doctor. Be a doctor. Be a doctor.” So, for 30 years, Dr. Gluck practiced gastroenterology while performing stand-up comedy on the side. Now retired, Dr. Chuck A Gluck has returned to his calling and hopes that you enjoy watching Our Brother’s Son nearly as much as he did writing it.

ADAM KOCH
 

(Scenic Design) International: Dreamgirls (Seoul). United States: Off-Broadway, national tours, as well as productions at The Old Globe, Signature Theatre, Goodspeed, Ford’s Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, Baltimore Center Stage, Miami New Drama, Westport Country Playhouse, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Great Lakes Theatre, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Ogunquit Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, Music Theatre Wichita, Fulton Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Tuacahn Center for the Arts and Portland Stage. Awards include Suzi Bass Award for Outstanding Scenic Design for the immersive outdoor production of Titanic (Serenbe Playhouse), as well as Helen Hayes Award nominations for both Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Signature Theatre) and Bat Boy (1st Stage). Event designs include the annual festivities for New York City Pride (Heritage of Pride). Education: Carnegie Mellon University. See more at adamkochassociates.com and on Instagram @instadamkoch.

 

ALAN EDWARDS

(Lighting Design) Off-Broadway work includes the world premiere of Harry Clarke at the Vineyard, for which he received a Lucille Lortel Award, the world premiere of Kill Move Paradise at the National Black Theatre, for which he received a Drama Desk nomination, and Anna Deavere Smith’s Fires in the Mirror at Signature Theatre (Lortel nom). Regional work includes Pipeline, Skeleton Crew (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Paradise Blue (Geffen Playhouse); Detroit ’67 (Chautauqua Theatre Co.); Twisted Melodies (Center Stage Baltimore); and Lights Out: Nat King Cole (Geffen Playhouse and People’s Light). Additional credits include Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 and The Hot Wing King at Signature Theatre, Chasing Magic and Where We Dwell (by tap dancer Ayodele Casel), American Moor (Red Bull), Native Son (The Acting Company), productions of Seize the King, Dutchman, Antigone and Macbeth for the Classical Theatre of Harlem, and Bluebird Memories featuring rap artist Common (Audible Theater). On Broadway he was the associate to Jennifer Tipton on The Testament of Mary. He is a graduate of Yale School of Drama, where he is also an assistant professor of lighting. alancedwards.com

 

MEGUMI KATAYAMA

(Co-Sound Design) is a sound designer and composer based in NY. Her recent theatrical design credits include For Colored Girls… (The Public Theater), The Life (co-design, Encores!), 72 Miles to Go… (Alley Theater), El Huracán (Yale Rep/The Sol Project), Pride & Prejudice (Long Wharf), The Skin of Our Teeth (Everyman Theater), Generation Rise (Ping Chong and Company/New Victory), Mary’s Wedding (Kansas City Rep), Pass Over (Studio Theatre), Rooted (Cincinnati Playhouse), Raisin (Skylight Music Theatre), Dorset Theater Festival, Virginia Stage Company and more. Recent assistant/associate: Is This a Room, Dana H. (Broadway); Tambo and Bones (Playwrights Horizons, CTG). She has also worked on installations, audio plays, live events, short films, VR and TV productions. MFA from Yale School of Drama. Member of IATSE USA 829.

DARYL A. LAURENZA

(Assistant Stage Manager) Broadway: To Kill a Mockingbird. NYC: Restart Stages, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Midsummer Night Swing (Lincoln Center); This Ain’t No Disco (Atlantic Theater Company); Bobbie Clearly, Merrily We Roll Along (Roundabout Theatre Company); The Underlying Chris (Second Stage). Regional: The Jungle (Curran SF); The Donkey Show (American Repertory Theatre); Were You There (AMOC); The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Grand Concourse, Shakespeare in Love (Speakeasy Stage Company); The Dining Room (Weathervane Repertory Theatre).

JASON STYRES

(Casting) Creative director of the Casting Collaborative, founder of the Caucus for Independent Casting. Broadway: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Dames at Sea, The Lion King, Nice Work…. Film/TV: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Netflix), “Carousel” (PBS), “Six by Sondheim” (HBO), “SYTYCD,” How You Look at It. Off-Broadway: Little Girl Blue, Puffs, Midnight at the Never Get (York), Pedro Pan, Apple Boys, Missed Connections, 15 different Encores! productions. National tours: A Gentleman’s Guide…, Anastasia, Fiddler, Yemandja, The King and I, Cinderella, The Lion King, White Christmas. Other: Dance Lab New York (Josh Prince), Magic Mike Live (London/Las Vegas), Wild (Black Iris Project), Phish (MSG).

LDK PRODUCTIONS

(General Manager) was founded in 2007 by Lisa Dozier. Little Girl Blue (New World Stages), Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo (New World Stages), Be More Chill (Broadway, Off-Broadway, London), the immersive theatrical adaptation of the film Sideways, Skates: A New Musical (Chicago), A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, A Letter to Harvey Milk (Off-Broadway, London). LDKProductions.com

JT-PR 

(Public Relations) is lead by president Joe Trentacosta. For over 20 years, he has represented 

productions On and Off-Broadway, including A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof with James 

Earl Jones and Phylicia Rashad and A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Blair 

Underwood. Additionally, he has worked with many non-profit organizations, 

including Lincoln Center, Cherry Lane Theatre, Urban Stages, and many more. 

Upcoming projects include Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo's Broadway-bound 

musical Invincible, Anthony Rapp’s Without You (with Royal Family Productions & 

Lisa Dozier). Additionally, he is the COO and Director of Communications of 

Lillypops. He sits on the Board of Royal Family Productions and is Executive 

Producer of Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo (New World Stages, West End) and is 

developing the limited streaming series "Madam Tsubaki" written by Clayton 

Hamilton and Jeff Klein.

 

THE PERSHING SQUARE SIGNATURE CENTER

The permanent home of Signature Theatre, is a three-theatre facility on West 42nd Street designed by Frank Gehry Architects to host Signature’s three distinct playwrights’ residencies and foster a cultural community. The Center is a major contribution to New York City’s cultural landscape and provides a venue for cultural organizations that supports and encourages collaboration among artists throughout the space. In addition to its three intimate theatres, the Center features a studio theatre, rehearsal studio, a bookstore and the Signature Café + Bar. For more information on renting the Center, please visit signaturetheatre.org/rentals.

DAVID ALPERT

(Director) He is an award-winning New York City-based director, whose work has been applauded by both The New York Times and The New Yorker. Select NY: The Apple Boys (HERE Arts), A Scythe of Time (June Havoc), Idina Menzel at Carnegie Hall (creative director). Broadway associate: If/Then, the Tony-Award winning production of The Trip to Bountiful, The Best Man and Guys and Dolls. In addition to his work directing for the stage, David was the founding artistic director for BroadwayCon, is an adjunct professor at New York University, created and hosts “E-Ticket to Broadway,” a podcast that features Broadway stars sharing their love and stories of the Disney theme parks and produces the Living for Today concert series, which brings together Broadway performers for a night of music to benefit Gilana’s Fund, an organization that uplifts and supports organizations that celebrate and promote equality, justice, inclusion and acceptance. Proud member of SDC, and a graduate of Western Michigan University, where David was named a Distinguished Alum in 2016. Thank you to Lisa and Chuck for their trust, and for my family for their support. david-alpert.com

 

LINDSAY MCWILLIAMS
 

(Costume Design) is a Brooklyn, NY-based costume designer. Previous design credits include Winnie the Pooh (NYC and Chicago productions); Skates: A New Musical (Royal George Theatre); The Apple Boys (HERE Arts Center); A Scythe of Time (June Havoc Theatre/NYMF); “Bunny Hole” (TV miniseries); and My Fair Lady (Triad Stage). Select Broadway credits include associate designer for Something Rotten! and assistant designer for Kinky Boots, Tootsie and Jagged Little Pill; as well as assistant designer on the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show for Paris, Shanghai and NYC shows. Lindsay has a BFA in costume design from UNC School of the Arts. IATSE USA 829 and TWU 764 member. lindsaymcwilliamsdesign.com

NATHAN LEIGH

(Composer & Co-Sound Design) has designed and scored over 300 plays at theatres including MCC (Space Dogs), New York Theatre Workshop (Nat Turner in Jerusalem), Cherry Lane (Original Sound), Red Bull Theatre (The Duchess of Malfi), Huntington Theatre (Skeleton Crew), American Repertory Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Group (Godspell), Boundless Theatre, The Debate Society (Gothamist: Best Sound Design 2007 for The Eaten Heart), Stoneham Theatre (IRNE Best Sound Design 2009 for Strangers on a Train) and Central Square Theatre (IRNE Best Sound Design 2010 for The Hound of the Baskervilles). With Kyle Jarrow, Nathan co-created the musicals Big Money (WTF Boris Segall Fellowship 2008) and The Consequences (world premiere 2012 at WHAT). With the Liars and Believers ensemble, Nathan Leigh composed scores for adaptations of Song of Songs, Icarus and A Story Beyond. Nathan’s latest solo album is Myths, Conspiracy Theories, and Other Stuff I Made Up to Sound Interesting.

 

SHELLEY MILES

(Production Stage Manager) Broadway: Dana H., Is This a Room, The Ferryman (2019 Tony Award for Best Play), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (rehearsal stage manager for Michael C. Hall and John Cameron Mitchell), Violet, Betrayal starring Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz, Picnic, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, The Philanthropist. Regional: Soft Power (Center Theatre Group). Off-Broadway: Tumacho (Clubbed Thumb); Soft Power (The Public); Harry Clarke starring Billy Crudup (Vineyard); X, or Betty Shabazz vs. The Nation (Acting Co.); For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday (Playwrights Horizons); The Outer Space (The Public); Sweet Charity starring Sutton Foster and Shuler Hensley (The New Group); Washer/Dryer (MaYi); I’m Looking for Helen Twelvetrees (Abrons); Alphabetical Order (Keen Co.). At New York Theatre Workshop: Hadestown, Nat Turner in Jerusalem and What’s It All About? ? With Encores! and Encores! Off-Center: A New Brain, Lippa’s The Wild Party, Lady Be Good, Irma La Douce, Girl Crazy. The Debate Society’s Cape Disappointment, Buddy Cop 2 and Blood Play. And several works penned by Clay McLeod Chapman.
 

MZQ PRODUCTIONS

(Production Manager) provides bespoke production manage-ment and technical supervision globally for theatre, exhibits and live events. Stewarded by Geoff Quart with a 25-plus year history of over 100 Broadway and national tours along with corporate, exhibits and live events. Selected highlights: Little Girl Blue; Newsies; Aladdin (six companies worldwide); Dior exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum; Mean Girls; The Boys in the Band; Hello, Dolly!; Angels in America; Beetlejuice at the Wintergarden; School of Rock; The Crucible; A View From the Bridge; The Humans at the Helen Hayes. MZQ is excited to be along for the journey of Our Brother’s Son.

 

RED RISING

(Advertising/Marketing) develops campaigns for live entertainment and events. Current/past clients include Our Brother’s Son, Jersey Boys, Little Girl Blue, Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo, Summer, A Bronx Tale, Showstoppers!, A Letter to Harvey Milk and The Night of the Iguana. Twenty-five years in, Michael Redman has worked on over 400 theatrical projects. redrisingnyc.com com

LISA DOZIER

(Executive Producer) Select current/recent credits: Little Girl Blue, Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo, Be More Chill, the immersive theatrical adaptation of the film Sideways, Skates: A New Musical, A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, A Letter to Harvey Milk. Projects in development include Anthony Rapp’s Without You in collaboration with Royal Family and Edie Brickell’s 38 Minutes. She was the founding producing director of the regional theatre Miami New Drama and is a professor of practice at the University of Florida.

 

ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION (AEA)

Founded in 1913, represents more than 48,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. AEA is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. The Equity emblem is our mark of excellence. actorsequity.org