Whistler in the Dark Production History
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THE POSSIBILITIES

By Howard Barker

February 8 - March 4, 2006

Charlestown Working Theater

Director: Meg Taintor

Light Designer: Andy Dickey

Sound Engineer: Brendan Tidwell Collen
Technical Director: Dan Monti
Costume Liaison: Frank Labovitz

Stage Manager: Sarah Bingel
Producer: 
Ben Fainstein

 

Ensemble: Tim Hoover, Sarah Huling, Lorna Nogueira, Jen O’Connor, Brian Quint, Sarah Robinson, and Andrew Winson

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IN PERPETUITY THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSE

By Eric Overmyer

June 4 - July 1, 2006

Charlestown Working Theater

Director: Ben Fainstein

Light Designer: Andy Dickey
Technical Director: Dan Monti
Costume Designer: Kelley Leigh David

Stage Manager: Deanna Lohnes


Producer: Meg Taintor

Ensemble: Travis Boswell, Stacey Kirk, Lorna Nogueira, Jen O'Connor, Chuong Pham, Alex Simoes 

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FEVERFEST

A festival connecting adventurous audience and artists

August 24, 2006

Central Square YMXCA

FeverFest 06 Participating Companies:

Alarm Clock Theatre

Dangerous Animal

Imaginary Beasts

Mill 6 Collaborative

Whistler in the Dark

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ALL THIS FLYING, ALL THIS TUMBLING DOWN

By Dario Fo and Franca Rame

October 25 - November 10, 2006

Various Venues

Director: Meg Taintor

Costume Designer: Kelley Leigh David

Translator: Amy Nora Long

Dramaturg: John Herndon

Stage Manager: Belina Mizrahi

Producer: Ben Fainstein

Ensemble: Lorna Nogueira, Nikki O'Carrol, and Jen O'Connor

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THE FLU SEASON

By Will Eno

April 21 - May 5, 2007

The Arsenal Center for the Arts

Director: Ben Fainstein

Light Designer: Andy Dickey
Technical Director: Dan Monti
Costume Designer: Ginny Yang

Producer: Meg Taintor

Ensemble: Shelley Brown, Ed Hoopman, David LeBahn, Nael Nacer, Meghan Nesmith and Jen O’Connor

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FEVERFEST 07

Kiss Carefully

August 22-25, 2007

Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center

FeverFest 07 Participating Companies:

Ellipsis

Imaginary Beasts

Mill 6 Collaborative

Way Theatre Artists

Whistler in the Dark

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VAMPIRE

By Snoo Wilson

November 3-17, 2007

Arsenal Center for the Arts

Director: Meg Taintor

Light Designer: Andy Dickey
Technical Director: Dan Monti
Costume Designer: Kelley Leigh David

Dramaturg: John Herndon

 

Ensemble: Beth Pearson, Lorna Nogueira, Jennifer O’Connor, Ben Fainstein, Nick Ronan, Travis Boswell

A HARD HEART

By Howard Barker

April 11-26, 2008

Arsenal Center for the Arts

Director: Richard Romagnoli

Assistant to the Director: Melissa Smith

Light Designer: Nick Ronan

Costume Designer: Carrie Davis
Stage Manager: Kat Moulison
Producer: Jennifer O’Connor

 

Ensemble: Meg Taintor, Eliza Lay, Ben Fainstein, Nick Ronan, Travis Boswell, Andrew Dufresne, Allison Ma’Luf

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FEVERFEST 08

Elemental

July 23-26, 2008

Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center

FeverFest 08 Participating Companies:

Theo Goodell

Jordan Harrison

Imaginary Beasts

Mill 6 Collaborative

New Exhibition Room

Orfeo Group

Whistler in the Dark

MARY'S WEDDING

By Stephen Massicotte

November 14-29, 2008

Boston Center for the Arts

Director: Meg Taintor
Stage Manager: Ariana Gotrech
Assistant to the Director: Melissa Smith
Dramaturg: John Herndon
Lighting Designer: Erik Fox
Scenic Designer: Emily Nichols
Sound Designer: Nick Dika

Ensemble: Jen O'Connor and Samson Kohanski

THE BACCHAE

By Euripides, translation by Francis Blessington

May 1-16, 2009

Boston Center for the Arts

Director: Meg Taintor
Stage Manager: Ariana Gotrech
Production Manager: Melissa Smith
Dramaturg: John Herndon
Lighting Designer: PJ Strachman

Mask Designer: Sarah Rushford

Ensemble: Melissa Barker, Philip Crumrine, Curt Klump, Jen O'Connor and Elizabeth Rimar

IN ON IT

By Daniel MacIvor

November 19 - December 6, 2009

The Factory Theatre

Director: Meg Taintor
Stage Manager: Jen O'Connor
Production Designer: Kelley Leigh David

Ensemble: Joe Lanza and Scott Sweatt

ONE FLEA SPARE

By Naomi Wallace

February 5-21, 2010

The Factory Theatre

Director: Meg Taintor
Assistant to the Director/Stage Manager: Melissa Barker
Costume Designer: Emily Woods Hogue
Lighting Designer: PJ Strachman
Composer and Music Consultant: Michael J. Reilly
Props Master: Kelley Leigh David

Ensemble: Jen O'Connor, Curt Klump, Jeff Gill, Lorna Nogueira and Ben Chase

FAMILY STORIES

By Biljana Srbljanovic

May 14-30, 2010

The Factory Theatre

Director: Meg Taintor
Stage Manager: Vawnya Nichols
Costume Designer: Cara Grace Pacifico
Lighting Designer: PJ Strachman
Set and Properties Designer: Kelly Leigh David
Fight Director: Meron Langsner
Assistant Fight Director: Mark Villanueva
Serbian Language Consultant: Ana Jamborcic
Pronunciation Coach: Danny Bryck

Ensemble: Melissa Barker, Danny Bryck, Nate Gundy and Jen O'Connor

Ted Hughes' TALES FROM OVID

Adapted by Tim Supple and Simon Reade

November 4-20, 2010

The Factory Theatre

Director: Meg Taintor
Assistant to the Director: Molly Haas-Hooven
Stage Manager: Sarah Simons
Lighting Designer: PJ Strachman
Soundscape Designer: David McMullin
Set and Costume Designer: Kelley Leigh David
Dental Consultant: Meron Langsner

Ensemble: Erin Brehm, Danny Bryck, Jen O’Connor, Aimee Rose Ranger, Mac Young

THE EUROPEANS

By Howard Barker

February 10 - 26, 2011

The Factory Theatre

Director: Meg Taintor
Dramaturg: Molly Haas-Hooven
Stage Manager: Vawnya Nichols                 Lighting Designer: PJ Strachman
Costume Designer: Emily Woods Hogue        Set Designer: Mac Young
Fight Director: Meron Langsner                     Sound Designer: Nick Dika

Ensemble: Nate Gundy, Dan Grund, Mac Young, Curt Klump, Dakota Shepard, Jen O’Connor, Scott Sweatt, Marie Polizzano*, Elizabeth Rimar, Evan Sanderson, Aimee Rose Ranger

AUNT DAN AND LEMON

By Wallace Shawn

April 29 - May 21, 2011

The Factory Theatre

Director: Bridget Kathleen O’Leary
Assistant to the Director: Melanie Garber
Dramaturg: Molly Haas-Hooven
Stage Manager: Vawnya Nichols                Lighting Designer: PJ Strachman
Costume Designer: Emily Woods Hogue      Set Consultant: Julie Tideman
Fight Director: Meron Langsner                   Dialect Coach: Danny Bryck

Ensemble: Jen O’Connor, Meg Taintor, Melissa Baroni*, Scott Sweatt, Mac Young, Melissa Barker, Alejandro Simoes

DOGG'S HAMLET, CAHOOT'S MACBETH

By Tom Stoppard

October 27 - November 19, 2011

The Boston Center for the Arts

Director: Meg Taintor
Costume Design: Emily Woods Hogue
Light Design: PJ Strachman                      Set Design: Mac Young
Dialect Coach: Danny Bryck                    Violence Director: Meron Langsner
Assistant Director/Stage Manager: Robyn Linden
Assistant to the Lighting Designer: Lynn Stewart

Ensemble: Scott Sweatt, Jen O'Connor, Mac Young, Elizabeth Rimar, Michael Underhill, Becca A. Lewis, Nate Gundy, Aimee Rose Ranger, Chris Larson, Joey Pelletier

FEN

By Caryl Churchill

January 20 - February 4, 2012

The Factory Theatre

Director: Meg Taintor

Stage Manager: Abby Beggs
Light Designer: PJ Strachman                       Dramaturg: Vawnya Nichols
Costume Designer: Emily Woods Hogue       Set Designer: Mac Young
Dialect Coach: Danny Bryck                        Fight Director: Meron Langsner

Sound Designer: Nick Dika                         Choreographer: Kelli Edwards

Ensemble: Becca Lewis, Lorna Nogueira, Jen O'Connor, Aimee Rose Ranger, Anna Waldron, Mac Young

A NUMBER

By Caryl Churchill

January 20 - February 4, 2012

The Factory Theatre

Director: Jason King Jones
Light Designer: PJ Strachman
Costume Designer: Emily Astorian
Set Designer: Mac Young
Dialect Coach: Danny Bryck

Ensemble: Danny Bryck and Mark Cohen*

RECENT TRAGIC EVENTS

By Craig Wright

March 9 - 29, 2012

The Factory Theatre

Director: Bridget O'Leary
Light Designer: PJ Strachman
Costume Designer: Emily Woods Hogue
Sound Designer: Chris Larson
Stage Manager: Vawnya Nichols
Set Consultant: Mac Young

Ensemble: Nate Gundy, Aimee Rose Range, Alex Simoes, Meg Taintor

THE TROJAN WOMEN

By Euripides, translation by Francis Blessington

May 18 - June 2, 2012

The Factory Theatre

Director: Ben Evett
Stage Manager: Patricia Ramos
Light Designer: PJ Strachman
Costume Designer: Emily Woods Hogue
Set Designer: Natalie Laney
Technical Adviser: Mac Young

Ensemble: Nate Gundy, Jen O'Connor, Mara Radulovic, Aimee Rose Ranger, Adrienne Paquin, Ros Thomas-Clark

Ted Hughes' TALES FROM OVID

Adapted by Whistler in the Dark

November 8 - 18, 2012

ArtsEmerson

Director: Meg Taintor
Light Designer: PJ Strachman
Stage Manager: Vawnya Nichols
Composer: David McMullin
Violence Consultant: Meron Langsner
Silks Consultants: Jill Maio and Leah Able

Ensemble: Danny Bryck, Shaw Pong Liu, Jen O'Connor, Aimee Rose Ranger and Mac Young

VINEGAR TOM

By Caryl Churchill

January 11 - February 8, 2013

Boston Center for the Arts

Director: Mac Young

Stage Manager: Jadira Figueroa 

Costume Designer: Emily Woods Hogue  

Fight Choreographers: John Robichau and Marcus Watson
Dialect Coach: Liz Hayes                   Light Designer: PJ Strachman
Composer: Veronica Barron               Musician: Tony Leva

Ensemble: Melis Aker, David Anderson, Melissa Barker, John Greene, Obehi Janice, Becca Lewis, Caroline Price, Jennifer Reddish, Karin Webb

OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD

By Timberlake Wertenbaker

March 15 - April 6, 2013

The Charlestown Working Theater

Director: Meg Taintor

Assistant to the Director: Alex Ates

Stage Manager: Vawnya Nichols             Props: Katie Burkhart
Light Designer: PJ Strachman                    Dramaturg: Sara Bookin Weiner
Costume Designer: Emily Woods Hogue    Set Designer: Mac Young
Dialect Coach: Liz Hayes                         Fight Director: Meron Langsner

Ensemble: Zach Eisenstat, Lynn Guerra, Jayson James, Chris Larson, Lorna Nogueira, Jen O'Connor, Alex Simoes, Meredith Stypinski, Jesse Wood, Mac Young

THE RECRUITING OFFICER

By George Farquhar

March 15 - April 6, 2013

The Charlestown Working Theater

Director: Meg Taintor

Assistant to the Director: Alex Ates

Stage Manager: Vawnya Nichols             Props: Katie Burkhart
Light Designer: PJ Strachman                    Dramaturg: Sara Bookin Weiner
Costume Designer: Emily Woods Hogue    Set Designer: Mac Young
Dialect Coach: Liz Hayes                         Fight Director: Meron Langsner

Ensemble: Zach Eisenstat, Lynn Guerra, Jayson James, Chris Larson, Lorna Nogueira, Jen O'Connor, Alex Simoes, Meredith Stypinski, Jesse Wood, Mac Young

THE AFTER DINNER JOKE

By Caryl Churchill

November 7 - 24, 2013

The Charlestown Working Theater

Director: Meg Taintor
Stage Manager: Aaron Cohen
Lighting Designer: PJ Strachman

Set Designer: Matt Soule

Dialect Coach: Liz Hayes

Creative Producer: Daniel Jones

Ensemble: Melissa Barker, Joseph D Freeman, Bob Mussett, Lorna Nogueira, Meredith Stypinski

FAR AWAY

By Caryl Churchill

April 3 - 19, 2014

The Charlestown Working Theater

Director: Meg Taintor
Assistant Director: Melissa Barker
Lighting Designer: Ben Lieberson

Stage Manager: Vawnya Nichols

Creative Producer: Daniel Jones

Ensemble: Becca Lewis, Bob Mussett, Lorna Nogueira