by Joshua Harmon
Directed by Sandra Ish
From the critically acclaimed writer who brought you Bad Jews.
Jordan Berman would love to be in love, but that’s easier said than done. So until he meets Mr. Right, he wards off lonely nights with his trio of close girlfriends. But as singles’ nights turn into bachelorette parties, Jordan discovers that the only thing harder than finding love is supporting the loved ones around you when they do.
Jordan Berman: Ariel Zuckerman*
Laura: Emily Corbo
Vanessa: Carly Van Liere
Kiki: Laura Millar
Helene Berman: Kimberly Kalember*
Will/Conrad/Tony: Devin McConnell
Zach/Evan/Roger: Neil Thollander
Director: Sandra Ish
Set Designer: Argo Thompson
Lighting Designer: April George
Sound Designer: Joe Winkler
Costume Designer: Sandra Ish
Stage Manager: Jeff Basham
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French Publishing
* Member of Actors' Equity Association. Left Edge Theatre is an Equity-approved company..
Ariel Zuckerman*Ariel Zuckerman (Jordan) is thrilled to return to Left Edge Theatre, having been seen last season in the absurdly hilarious, This Random World. Ariel’s off-broadway credits include King Lear and The Killer, both at Theatre for A New Audience. Favorite past roles include Leontes (The Winters Tale), Berowne (Loves Labors Lost) and Hamlet. Since relocating to Sonoma county three years ago, Ariel has played with the Marin Shakespeare Company and 6th Street Playhouse, having been seen as Nathan Detroit (Guys & Dolls), Stanley Kowalski (Streetcar Named Desire), and Happy Loman (Death of A Salesman) for which he was nominated for an MTJA for best supporting performanc. A Drug and Alcohol Counselor by day, Ariel believes in the transformative power of human connection both on and off the stage. He is ever-grateful to his wife, Gillian for her love, friendship and encouragement, and to his daughter, Marlowe for her giggles and smiles.
Emily CorboEmily Corbo is delighted to make her Left Edge Theatre debut. Favorite past theatrical roles include Mildred in Fahrenheit 451 with Quantum Dragon Theatre, Dora Spenlow in the world premiere of David Copperfield: The New Musical with Jewel Theatre Company, and Vivian at The Speakeasy. She thanks her wonderful teachers Loree Capper and David Bryant for all of their guidance and sends love and gratitude to her family for their unwavering support and encouragement. She is a proud graduate of SFSU where she received her BA in Art History and Visual Arts. Next up, you can catch her in Stephen Sondheim's musical Follies at SF Playhouse July 2020.
Kimberly Kalember*Kimberly has been dancing, singing and acting since age 11. She is a resident actor, artistic associate, and the casting director for Left Edge Theatre at the Luther Burbank Center for the Performing Arts in Santa Rosa, CA. Favorite roles include Margi in Good People, for which she was nominated in 2016 for best female performance in a principle role, Theatre Bay Area (TBA), Alice/Nicole in The Big Meal (LET), Phyllis/Charlie in the Sonoma County premier of Sideways by Rex Pickett, (LET), Swing for the Broadway Company & 1st National Tour of Me & My Girl w/Tim Curry, Tess in Crazy For You (Peninsula Players, WI.), Martha, Bess & Belle in A Christmas Carol (Fords Theatre, Washington, DC, David Bell Dir.), Grete in Sight Unseen (National Jewish Theatre, Chicago), Rosalia in West Side Story (North Carolina Theatre-Terrance Mann, Dir.), Handler in Talking With (Spreckels Performing Arts Center, RP, CA, Sheri Lee Miller, Dir.), Darcy in One Flea Spare, Jenny in Sondheim’s Company, and Sam+33 in Fully Committed (Actors Theatre, SR, CA), Nicky in Smell of the Kill (6th Street Playhouse, SR, CA, David Lear, Dir, Potboilers - Aaron Sorkin, (West Beth Theatre, NYC), Laurey in Oklahoma -Brian Stokes Mitchell, (San Diego Jr. Theatre), Shy in 3 productions of Best L’il Whorehouse in Texas (CT. & WI), Mona in Dames at Sea (Theatre Barn, NY), Marianne in Tartuffe-Libby Appel (Summer Repertory Theatre, SR, CA), Sarah in The Lover (SFSU), and Ellen in the feature film Donovan Reid directed by Austin Smalgalski (Official Selection for the San Francisco Independent Film Festival 2019, Port Orchard Film Fest, WA and on Amazon Prime). Kimberly has a BA in Theatre Arts from SFSU, and trained at Circle in the Square in New York. She lives in Sebastopol close to her beautiful human and animal family.
Laura MillarLaura Millar is making her debut at Left Edge Theatre as Kiki. It's a role she has been very excited to play. Recent credits include "A Christmas Carol" at Center Rep, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" at Lucky Penny, and "The Speakeasy" with Boxcar Theatre in San Francisco. She is a graduate of Sonoma State University's Acting program. When Laura is not acting, she is working as a dramaturg or teaching artist, most recently with Transcendence Theater Company and Marin Shakespeare Company. Outside of her work in theatre, Laura can usually be found with her nose in a book or binging a TV show. Storytelling is her life!
Neil ThollanderNeil Thollander has been acting in the greater North Bay for many years, albeit sporadically. This is his second show with Left Edge Theatre, with his debut coming in last year's Hand to God. He was most recently in Marin Shakespeare Company's Measure for Measure. He wishes Pluto's planetary status hadn't been revoked.
The Cast & Crew
— Joshua Harmon
Joshua Harmon's play Bad Jews (Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Award nominations, Best Play) was the third most-produced play in the United States in 2017. His newest play Significant Other opened at Roundabout and has been produced and developed by Manhattan Theatre Club, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Hangar Theatre, Ars Nova, and Actor's Express. He has received fellowships from MacDowell, Atlantic Center for the Arts, SPACE at Ryder Farm, and the Eudora Welty Foundation. Joshua is a recent graduate of Juilliard and at work on commissions for Roundabout Theatre Company and Lincoln Center Theater.