ARMIE HAMMER (Joe) has established himself as one of Hollywood’s leading actors. Hammer will star in Kenneth’s Brangah’s highly anticipated thriller Death on the Nile, based on the novel of the same name written by Agatha Christie. The cast includes Gal Gadot, Annette Bening, Tom Bateman and Letita Wright. Also this fall, he stars opposite Lily James as ‘Maxim de Winter’ in Ben Wheatley’s remake of Alfred Hitchock’s classic film Rebecca on Netflix. Hammer will next begin production on GASLIT alongside Julia Roberts, Joel Edgerton and Sean Penn. Created by Sam Esmail, the series will be a modern take on the 1970s Watergate scandal.
Broadway: The Lifespan of a Fact, Saint Joan, The Cherry Orchard, Romeo & Juliet, and Julius Caesar. Off Broadway: Judgment Day (Park Avenue Armory), Sunday (Atlantic Theater Company), Linda (MTC), Troilus & Cressida, Pretty Hunger (Public Theater), Little Children Dream of God (Roundabout) Regional: Hamlet (Chicago Shakespeare), The Model American, A Legendary Romance (Williamstown) Julius Caesar (Folger Theatre), Lives of Reason (Two River Theater), Butler (Barrington Stage), As You Like It, Ruined, The Taming of the Shrew (Denver Center), The Learned Ladies (NJ Shakespeare) Television: Blue Bloods, Elementary, The Good Fight, 30 Rock. Film: Winter's Tale, Romeo & Juliet, And So It Goes
JENN GAMBATESE was most recently starring on Broadway as “Miranda Hillard” in Mrs. Doubtfire. She also starred on Broadway in School of Rock, Is He Dead?, Tarzan, All Shook Up, Hairspray, A Year With Frog & Toad, and Footloose. She has traveled the country by bubble as “Glinda” in Wicked and lived her best Rodgers & Hammerstein life as "Maria" in The Sound of Music and "Carrie Pipperidge" in Carousel, both at The Lyric Opera of Chicago. On television she has guest starred on Law & Order SVU and The Good Wife, appeared at many of the finest Off Broadway and Regional theaters, and sung with some of the country's greatest symphony orchestras, but perhaps her biggest accomplishment so far is pandemic homeschool teacher.
TOBIAS SEGAL Last season appeared as Franky in several episodes of ABC’s For Life. Past productions include The Cherry Orchard and A Winter's Tale in Sam Mendes' Bridge Project (BAM, Old Vic, European and Asian Tour.) Broadway; The Miracle Worker. Off Broadway; Playwrights Horizons, Rattlestick, Atlantic Theater co., The Play Company. Regional; Philadelphia Theater Company, Denver Center. Film; John Wick 2 and 3, This is Where We Live, The Drop, Petunia, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Colewell. Television; Sneaky Pete, Mindhunter, The Good Wife, Happyish. He was nominated for both the Drama Desk and Drama League awards for his performance in From Up Here at MTC.
Jordan will next be seen in a recurring role opposite Jeff Bridges in the FX series “Old Man.” He can recently be seen in the NBC international series, “Gone” with Chris Noth, as well as a supporting role in the STX feature, “Den of Thieves” with Gerard Butler. Jordan is most well-known for his series regular role on the hit show “Rizzoli & Isles” on TNT. He comes from a long line of entertainers and has continued this tradition on stage and screen. His career highlights include: the films “J.Edgar,” opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and “Mona Lisa Smile,” opposite Julia Roberts; the television shows “Rizzoli & Isles “and “Holiday Engagement” (a perennial Hallmark favorite); and the plays “Looking for Normal" at the Geffen Playhouse and “The Lieutenant of Inishmore” on Broadway. He is a graduate of Bard College and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
GRACE PORTER (Narration) is a California native who recently received her MFA from New York University, Tisch Graduate School of Acting. Some of her work at NYU included “Ma” in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and “Emmy” in A Doll’s House Part II. She was last seen in The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit production of Measure for Measure. TV credits include, Madame Secretary and Prodigal Son.
Christopher Armond is thankful to be working with the WDA. Recent credits include: My Other Job, SIN, NJSF and various Off Broadway and Regional credits. Voice Over: Ralph Lauren, Netflix, Outback Steakhouse to name a few. Thanks to all for producing and supporting such an important cause.
THE SHOW: SUNDOGS
SUNDOGS was selected alongside Sarah DeLappe’s brilliant 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist play, The Wolves, for the 2015 Great Plains Theater Conference Main Stage, where Lindsey Ferrentino’s This Flat Earth (slated for Playwrights Horizons 2018 season) also played. SUNDOGS won the conference’s top honor, “The Holland New Voices Playwright Award.” Earlier incarnations of SUNDOGS have been recognized as a finalist for both the O’Neill Conference and the Princess Grace Award.