Presents our 2021 season of Zoom Readings
Titanic Theatre Co.
Out of Our Depth: A Discovery Series
Come along with TTC as we sail into our Spring / Fall 2021 season of Zoom play readings - It started with our sold out March 6th event. and now our next one on June 19th. The last one September 18th... details to follow.
Discovery: On the Verge
June 19th - 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Tickets available now!
Featuring the work of celebrated playwrights
1) Who We Choose to See
by Kim Costigan
A park bench meeting of two "women of a certain age" has memorable consequences for both.
Directed by Holly Newman
Performed by Shelley Brown, Alisha Jansky
and David Hansen
by James McLindon
An airport, two desk agents, two travelers:
what could go wrong?
Directed by Jerry Bisantz
Performed by Phil Thompson, David Hansen Amy Talbott & Jerry Bisantz
FILMED for you to enjoy!
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Playwright for WHO WE CHOOSE TO SEE
Kim is a multi-genre writer based in Winthrop, Massachusetts. She has performed and written for the stage at Salem Stage College and local community theater groups. Her play, Can’t We Just Sleep?, was a regional finalist at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Who We Choose to See (formerly titled Bernie and Bonnie,) was chosen to be part of the 2017 Boston Theater Marathon. Kim is currently working on a memoir as part of her MFA candidacy at Emerson College. She is also a writer and editor for The Independent, an online magazine focusing on independent film. When she isn’t writing she works as administrator for a university with a square named after it.
Playwright for BAGGAGE
James is a member of the Nylon Fusion Theatre Company in New York. His plays have been produced or developed at theaters across America and around the world including the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference (selection and six-time semifinalist), Lark, PlayPenn, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, hotINK Festival, Irish Repertory, CAP21, Samuel French Festival, Victory Gardens, Hudson Stage Company, Abingdon, New Repertory, Lyric Stage, Detroit Rep, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Seven Devils, Telluride Playwrights Festival, Ashland New Plays Festival, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Colony Theatre, Theatricum Botanicum, Circus Theatricals, and Arkansas Rep. They have been published by Dramatic Publishing, Smith & Kraus, Applause Books, and Original Works Publishing.
Director for Who We Choose to See
Holly has worked as an actor, director and teacher in Boston theatre for 25 years. She has performed with Zeitgeist Stage; The Theater Offensive; Longwood Players; Roxbury Repertory Theater; Wax Wings Productions; and Fresh Ink Theatre. She has directed for PlaySlam (Open Theatre Project) and Six Playwrights in Search of a Stage (Roxbury Rep). She holds a Master’s degree in Theatre Education from Emerson.
Bernadette (Bernie) in Who We Choose to See
Shelley has been part of the professional Boston theater scene for more than fifteen years, with credits including Nora Theatre Company, Speakeasy Stage, Huntington Theater Company, Apollinaire Theater Company, Zeitgeist Stage, and Company One. She studied theater at University of Albany and Tufts University. Shelley was a founding member of the company and currently serves on its Board.
Bonnie - Who We Choose to See
Alisha has performed with numerous Boston area theatre companies including Boston Playwright's Theatre, Merrimac Repertory Theatre, Lyric West, SpeakEasy Stage, Centastage, The Publick Theatre, and Delvena Theatre Company. Alisha is a graduate of Emerson College's acting program. She holds a seat on the Titanic Board of Directors and is proud to be a founding member of the company.
Director for BAGGAGE and Traveler 2
Jerry Bisantz has been active in the Boston Theater scene for over 20 years. As an actor, he recently appeared in Moon Box Production's award winning production of the musical "Parade," and appeared alongside Ed Asner in "God, Help Us!" at The Regent Theater in Arlington. A published, award winning playwright, his plays have been seen all over New England and his film "Memories For Sale" has been seen in festivals worldwide. Jerry is also a singer and a director, and, along with partner Ann Garvin, runs Image Theater () in Lowell, MA, which produced the original works of LOCAL playwrights. He is happy to be working with his "best buds" at Titanic on Jim McLindon's latest opus.
Agent 2 - in BAGGAGE
is an actor/singer who has appeared with various theatre companies in the Boston area including: Theatre on Fire, Apollinaire Theatre Company, Hub Theatre Company, MoonBox Productions, Opera Boston and Image Theatre. Phil has also been active with the PERCS Program at Boston's Children's Hospital, a program using improvisation to train medical professionals
Agent 1 - in BAGGAGE & Hot Dog Vendor - in Who we Chose to See
David has been part of the theater scene in Boston since 2001. Moved to the bay state back in 1994 from San Francisco where he performed extensively throughout the west. Since arriving here he has performed at Shakespeare & Company, Hibernian Hall, Greater Boston Stage. Titanic Theatre Co. and many more. He joined the board at Titanic in 2019 and is excited to see the company grow in the coming years. He has been a member of Actors’ Equity since 1987.
Traveler 1 - in BAGGAGE
Amy is an actor and improvisor from Ohio, who moved to the Boston area in 2013. She spent many years in Ohio teaching and performing improv all over the Midwest and southern states, as well working in local films, theatre, and commercials. In Massachusetts, Amy has performed with Image Theatre and several other regional theatre groups; and has run training programs based in improvisation for her co-workers. Amy has a degree in Theatre Arts from Morehead State University in Kentucky. She is very pleased to perform in Jim McLindon's 'Baggage', and work with these talented actors.
Michael has performed in jazz and cabaret rooms, theatres and venues throughout New England, Chicago and New York, where he’s headlined the Metropolitan Room, Arci’s Place and Danny’s Skylight Room. In 2014, he made his seventh sold out appearance at Scullers Jazz Club in his show, Still That Boy. For many years, he performed with the local jazz vocal group At the Movies, receiving an IRNE award for best cabaret performance and releasing the CD, Reel One. Also a playwright, Mr. Ricca is a founding member of Titanic Theatre Company.
Musician/composer - Zoom Manager for Event