A play. June 3 - June 18, July 6 & 21, Los Angeles
Sick of it all but too afraid to call it quits for real? Two sisters debate the pros and cons of the latest in avoidance technology: cryogenically freezing oneself for the duration of choice. A darkly funny, relatable and unsettling look at family, aging, regret and second chances.
Mary Holland is an actor and improviser from Virginia. She received a BFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University. Television credits include BLUNT TALK (Starz), VEEP (HBO), DICE (Showtime), SILICON VALLEY (HBO), SHRINK (Seeso), THE GOOD PLACE (NBC), THE MINDY PROJECT (Hulu), NEW GIRL (Fox), ANIMALS (HBO), IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA (FX). Film credits include MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES and UNICORN STORE. She performs regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. She's overjoyed to be a part of this project!
Rachel Sondag's theater credits include Steppenwolf Theater's GARY, as well as the American premieres of Nick Dear's POWER, Polly Teale's BRONTE, and the world premiere of Ellen Fairey's GIRL 20. She also appeared in The Pasadena Playhouse's THE LITTLE FOXES. Her film and television credits include ARC OF A BIRD (Official Selection at Cannes), ACCORDING TO JIM, THE DEFENDERS, GREY’S ANATOMY, TOUCH, MARON, BLUNT TALK, and FILTHY PREPPY TEEN$. Her short BE GOOD FOR RACHEL premiered at the 54th Annual New York Film Festival and is now available on JASH. Rachel hosts the improv show, “THE HOMETOWN SHOW,” and does storytelling around LA. This is Rachel's first experience with the Fringe Festival and she is excited to share it with this crew.
Timm Sharp is excited to be part of the fringe festival. You may have seen him in 'SIX FEET UNDER' (HBO), 'UNDECLARED' (FOX), 'TIL DEATH' (FOX), ‘DRUNK HISTORY' (Comedy Central), 'ENLIGHTENED' (HBO), and 'BLUNT TALK' (STARZ).
Here are some films Timm is in: RAINBOW TIME, HANDSOME, BENEATH THE HARVEST SKY, ALEX OF VENICE, FRIENDS WITH MONEY, FUN WITH DICK AND JANE, and KICKING & SCREAMING. (IMDB has more.) Timm is excited and honored to share the stage with such an amazing group of talented people.
Frances Chewning is thrilled to be playing the Fringe with this incredible group of people. LA theater credits include Dane Whitlock's "I (Totally) Know What You Did Last Donna Summer", "Prairie-Oke!", and "Are You There God, It's Me Karen Carpenter?" at the Cavern Club Celebrity Theater, as well as her one-woman show (with friends), "Murder in Beaver Brook" at the Upright Citizens Brigade. She also hosts a bi-monthly improv show at The Clubhouse called "The Hometown Show" with her team Flash Garden (including cast-member Rachel Sondag). In New York she did web and live comedy with The Mimi & Flo Show as well as dramas including Jo in "Blues for Mister Charlie", Ophelia in "Hamlet", Cory in "Playing House", and Anna Politkovskaya in "A Tough Line". Regionally, she played Cassandra in the premiere of Adam Rapp's "Animals & Plants" and Masha in "3 Farces and a Funeral" at the American Repertory Theater. She has an MFA in acting from the ART/MXAT Institute at Harvard.
Arne Gjelten graduated from the Gallatin School at NYU and trained at The Sweat Spot, The Groundlings, and with Marjorie Ballentine. Best known for freaking out in "The Walker" music video by Fitz and The Tantrums, he's danced for Pharrell, Margaret Cho, Peaches, and Kenzo. GARBAGE, a short film he wrote, produced, and acts in, premieres at New Filmmakers Festival on June 24th.
** This production is being presented under the auspices of the Actors’ Equity Association Los Angeles Self-Produced Project Code.