An Enemy of the People
BOYD GAINES (Dr. Thomas Stockmann)
Boyd Gaines most recently starred opposite John Lithgow in the Broadway production of The Columnist. Boyd was seen previously opposite James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in the Broadway and West End productions of Driving Miss Daisy, at Lincoln Center with Kate Burton in The Grand Manner (Drama Desk nomination), and on Broadway with Patti LuPone in Gypsy for which he received his fourth Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, and an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination. Other credits include: Broadway: Pygmalion, Gypsy (City Centers Encore), Journeys End (Tony nominee, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award), Twelve Angry Men, Contact (Tony Award, Lucille Lortel Awards), Cabaret, The Show Off, She Loves Me (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award), Company, The Heidi Chronicles (Tony Award). Off-Broadway: Bach at Leipzig, Major Barbara, The Shawl, Comedy of Errors, The Extra Man, The Maderati, The Winter's Tale, Barbarians, A Month in the Country (Theatre World Award). Regional: Williamstown, Westport Playhouse, Yale Rep, Center Stage, Long Wharf, Guthrie, Kennedy Center. Film: Funny Games, Lovely by Surprise, Second Best, I'm Not Rappaport, Heartbreak Ridge, The Sure Thing, Porkys, Fame. TV: "The Good Wife," "Angela's Eyes," "The Confession," "Piece of Cake," "One Day at a Time," "L.A. Law," "Frasier," "Law & Order." Training: Juilliard.
RICHARD THOMAS (Mayor Peter Stockmann)
Richard Thomas entered the public's heart starring in the Emmy Award-winning series, "The Walton's." He has continued to star in series, films, plays, and over 50 movies for television.
Thomas first entered Stephen King territory with his lead role in the miniseries Stephen King's "IT." He revisited this world in the 2006 miniseries "Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King." His other television movie and miniseries credits include "All Quiet on the Western Front," "The Silence," "The Red Badge of Courage," "The Master of Ballantrae," "Johnny Belinda," "Berlin Tunnel 21," "Living Proof: The Hank Williams Story," "Hobson's Choice," "Roots: The Next Generation," "Go Toward the Light," "In the Name of the People," "The Christmas Secret," "The Miracle of the Cards," "Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder," "Anna's Dream," "Annie's Point" and "Wild Hearts."
On the big screen, Thomas has appeared in such movies as The Wonder Boys, Battle Beyond the Stars, The Todd Killings, Last Summer, Winning and the Ang Lee feature Taking Woodstock.
Thomas has been seen on such series as "Rizzoli & Isles," "Just Cause," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "It's A Miracle" and "The Practice." As a producer, Thomas has worked on such television projects as "Summer of Fear," "What Love Sees" and "For All Time." Most recently, he was seen in the Hallmark Channel's film "Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow."
On stage, he has been called "one of the leading classical actors of his generation," (Newsday). His Broadway career began at age 7 with 1958's Sunrise at Campobello, and has continued with such shows as Fifth of July, The Seagull, The Front Page, Tiny Alice, Peer Gynt, Richard II, Richard III, Hamlet and The Stendhal Syndrome. Other stage credits include Broadway's Democracy, and A Naked Girl on the Appian Way, the National tour of the acclaimed Broadway revival of 12 Angry Men and Unusual Acts of Devotion. Recent productions include the Broadway production of Race opposite David Alan Grier, James Spader, and Kerry Washington, the Public Theater's production of Timon of Athens (in the title role), and Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays for the Minetta Lane Theatre.
MAÏTÉ ALINA (Petra Stockmann)
Regional credits include Esperanza Rising, Cephalopod, Marisol, A Room Embodied, Reckless, and Flesh and Blood. Television credits include "The Good Wife" and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent."
GERRY BAMMAN (Aslaksen)
Gerry Bamman received Obie and Drama League awards and a Drama Desk nomination for best featured actor for his performance as Richard Nixon in Nixon's Nixon. He was a founding member of the Manhattan Project, one of the foremost experimental theater companies of the 1970's, directed by Andre Gregory. Their production of Alice in Wonderland received an Obie award and was performed over 500 times in New York and around the world. He has appeared in many New York productions, on Broadway and off, and regional theaters. His most recent work was The Merchant of Venice on Broadway and the American premieres of J. B. Priestley'sThe Glass Cage, Bartleby the Scrivener, Jean-Claude Carriere's Encounter at Valladolid, the title role in Ward Just's Lowell Limpet, Robert Moses in Shakespeare, Moses, and Joe Papp — which won the Helen Hayes award for best new play — and A.R. Gurney's Mrs. Farnsworth. Films: Runaway Jury, Two Family House, Passion of Mind, Home Alone 1 and 2, Lorenzo's Oil, The Secret of My Succe$s, Bodyguard, True Believer, Pink Cadillac, and — awaiting release — My Father's Will and Nous York. Many appearances on "Law & Order."
KATHLEEN McNENNY (Catherine Stockmann)
was most recently seen on Broadway in Mike Nichols' production of Death of a Salesman. Other selected credits include: Broadway: Coram Boy, The Constant Wife, After the Fall, A Few Good Men. Off-Broadway: Gates of Gold, Mind Game, Three Travelers, Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, The Winter's Tale. Regional: Equus, Guild Hall, Moon for the Misbegotten, McCarter, Richard III, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Beyond Therapy, Good German, Westport playhouse (CT critics nom best Actress), Twelfth Night, As You Like It, Long Wharf, Candida, Yale Rep., The Skin of Our Teeth, Cal Shakespeare, Sylvia, Sight Unseen, Human Events, George Street, Othello, Philadelphia Drama Guild, The Importance of Being Earnest, Huntington Theater, My Children of Africa, Baltimore Center Stage. TV: "New Amsterdam," "Law & Order" original, CI and SVU, "Third Watch." "Pennsylvania Miners Story" MOW, numerous failed pilots. FILMS: Morning Glory, Music and Lyrics, School of Rock, Life with Mikey, It Could Happen to You. Kathleen is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Drama.
RANDALL NEWSOME (Captain Horster)
Broadway: Inherit the Wind, A Touch of the Poet. Off-Broadway: New York Theatre Workshop, Irish Repertory Theatre. Regional: Steppenwolf Theatre Co., The Goodman, The McCarter, The Alliance Theatre. Film and Television: Straw Dogs, I Love You Phillip Morris, Oliver Stone's W, Sangre de Mi Sangre (Sundance Grand-Jury Prize Winner), Love Happens, Highlander II, Big Fat Liar, Benji Off the Leash, Tremors, "Boardwalk Empire" (recurring), "The Good Wife," "Royal Pains" (recurring), "Person of Interest," "Law & Order," "Guiding Light," "Ed." Upcoming: David Chase's Not Fade Away (Paramount).
JOHN PROCACCINO (Hovstad)
Broadway: An American Daughter, A Thousand Clowns, Conversations with My Father, Art (understudy/Alan Alda), and Blood and Gifts (Lincoln Center). National tour: The Light in the Piazza. Off-Broadway: New York Shakespeare Festival. Arena Stage: Broadway revival, The Normal Heart. Regional: Art, Good Boys and True (Steppenwolf); Death of a Salesman (Old Globe Theatre); A Prayer for My Enemy, Down the Garden Paths, Sylvia, A Moon for the Misbegotten, and We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay! (Long Wharf Theatre); All the Kings Men, Arms and the Man, and The Singing Forest (Intiman Theatre); Tartuffe, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Two Gentleman of Verona, andLong Day's Journey into Night (Seattle Repertory), and The Night of the Iguana, Dinner with Friends, Side Man, Grand Magic, and The Crucible (ACT Theatre). Film and television: The Runner Stumbles, Three Fugitives, Born to Be Wild, "Law & Order," "NYPD Blue," "Northern Exposure," "Rose Red," and "Smash."
MICHAEL SIBERRY (Morton Kiil)
Theatre: Man and Boy, Death Takes a Holiday, Mrs. Warren's Profession (Roundabout), When the Rain Stops Falling (Lincoln Centre), Spamalot (Tour & Broadway), Journey's End ( London), The Frogs (Lincoln Centre), A Midsummer Night's Dream (London), The White Devil (Sydney Theatre Company at BAM), House and Garden (National Theatre), Chicago (London), The Sound of Music (Broadway), Nicholas Nickleby (RSC Broadway). Television includes: "Rosemary and Thyme," "The Grand," "Silent Witness" (BBC); "Jeeves and Wooster" and "House of Cards."
JAMES WATERSTON (Billing)
NY theater credits include: Parents Evening opposite Julianne Nicholson (Flea Theater), Buffalo Gal (Primary Stages), Brooke Berman's A Perfect Couple (WET), Jack in Sir Peter Hall's The Importance of Being Earnest with Lynn Redgrave (BAM), Orlando in As You Like It (Public Theater/Shakespeare in the Park, Mark Lamos directing), Another Time with Malcolm McDowell, Joan Copeland, Marian Seldes and Michael Lombard (AJT).
Recent and favorite regional theater includes: Originating the role of Daniel in the world premiere of David Henry Hwang's Chinglish (Goodman Theater, Leigh Silverman directing), Elyot in Private Lives (Maria Aitken directing at the Huntington theater), Randy in AR Gurney's Children (Williamstown Theater Festival), Sir Andrew in Twelfth Night (Jack O'Brien, Old Globe), Iago in Othello opposite Seth Gilliam (CSC), Edmund in Long Day's Journey Into Night (with Elizabeth Franz, John Slattery and father Sam Waterston), Konstantin in The Seagull (with Pamela Payton-Wright' at The George Street Playhouse).
International theater: James continues involvement in a production of Julius Caesar that began at A.R.T. in Cambridge, MA and has since traveled on several tours in France and South America. He has played Mark Antony, Brutus and Cassius for this production.
Film/TV: "Treme" (HBO), "Unforgettable" (CBS), "The Good Wife" (CBS), "Six Feet Under" (recurring, HBO), "Law & Order," CI and SVU, Christy (miniseries Hallmark), Live from Baghdad (HBO), "ER" (NBC), "Certainty" (by Mike O'Malley), Visiting (Charles Evered directing), Dead Poets Society (Peter Weir directing), Little Sweetheart (BBC Films). Upcoming: the new drama on ABC "666 Park Avenue."
In addition, James plays New Orleans piano and has spent many of the last 14 summers in Norway.
MIKE BOLAND (Townsperson)
Broadway: debut. National tours: Twelve Angry Men (w/Richard Thomas, directed by Scott Ellis), West Side Story. Off-Broadway: Orphans' Home Cycle (directed by Michael Wilson). Regional: To Kill a Mockingbird (w/Matthew Modine), Mystery School (w/Tyne Daly, directed by Doug Hughes), The Exonerated, Wit, A Question of Mercy, She Stoops to Conquer, Race, Lone Star, Centennial Casting. Television: "Rubicon." Film: Bobby Dogs (w/Dawn McGee). Proud member AEA, SAG-AFTRA. Thanks to Mom and Dad and George DiCenzo.
VICTORIA FRINGS (Townsperson)
Broadway debut. Regional: Rock 'n' Roll and Leaving (Wilma Theater), The Threepenny Opera (Arden Theatre), Dividing the Estate (People's Light and Theatre), The How and the Why (InterAct), Much Ado About Nothing and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare in Clark Park), Bald Soprano (Brat Productions). Studied at the Public (Shakespeare Lab) and American Conservatory Theater. BA from the University of Pennsylvania in environmental studies and science, technology and society. Many thanks to MTC, Jason, CAA, and my family.
ANDREW HOVELSON (Townsperson)
Broadway debut! Off-Broadway: As You Like It (Shakespeare in the Park). Regional: Chautauqua Theater Company, American Players Theatre, Odyssey Theater, Antaeus Theater Company. NYU Grad Acting: Clybourne Park, KMT, a cautionary tale, Camino Real, Festen, Major Barbara, The Time of the Cuckoo. Film: Threshold, Inaudible, The Rapture of 1863. TV: "ER," "Outlaw Emmett Deemus." Training: MFA, NYU Graduate Acting; BFA, University of MN/Guthrie Theater Actor Training Program. Thank you God, April, Maverick and all my friends and family!
JOHN ROBERT TILLOTSON (The Drunk)
A 35-year resident of NYC, he is ecstatic to make his Broadway/MTC debut. New York: Mint Theater, Pearl Theatre, the Acting Company. Europe: Paris' Opera-Comique, Vienna's English Theatre (Big Daddy, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof). National: Shakespeare Theatre Co., DC; Guthrie; Barrington Stage; McCarter; Great Lakes Theater; Triad Stage; Utah and Alabama Shakespeare Festivals. Tour: The Sound of Music, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Playwright: Independence Day: An Old Play to Pay New Debt and Theatrikals. This one's for his friends.
RAY VIRTA (Townsperson)
Ray Virta received the 2002 Actors Equity Bayfield Award for Benedick in Much Ado (Pearl Theatre). Broadway: Arcadia, Hedda Gabler (u/s), A Man for All Seasons, Boeing-Boeing (u/s), Naked Girl on the Appian Way, Democracy, Betrayal (u/s), The Real Thing (u/s), School for Scandal, Inherit the Wind. Off-B'way: seventeen productions including Glimmer, Glimmer and Shine (MTC); Eyes for Consuela (MTC); Langella's Cyrano (Roundabout). Tour: M. Butterfly, the Acting Company. Faculty: AMDA.