Theatre: recent credits include Prisoner of Second Avenue in London’s West End, Speed-the-Plow at The Old Vic and The Pillowman on Broadway (Outer Critics’ Circle Award, Drama Critics’ Award, nominations for Drama Desk and Drama League Awards). Film: credits include Adam Resurrected, The Life Aquatic, Igby Goes Down, Pittsburgh, California Split, Nashville, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Powder, Mr. Frost, Annie Hall, The Big Chill, Silverado, The Fly, Deep Cover, The Right Stuff, Between The Lines, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Into the Night, Next Stop Greenwich Village, and The Tall Guy. Jeff was nominated for an Academy Award for directing the live-action short film Little Surprises. He also gained an Emmy nomination for his television appearance on “Will & Grace” and served on the jury of the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.
Justin Long recently produced, co-wrote and co-starred in A Case of You opposite Evan Rachel Wood. Other film credits include Going the Distance, The Conspirator, After.Life, Youth in Revolt, Drag Me to Hell, He's Just Not That Into You, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Strange Wilderness, Walk Hard, Live Free or Die Hard, Idiocracy, Accepted, The Break Up, The Sasquatch Gang, Herbie: Fully Loaded (that's right, Broadway!), Waiting..., Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Jeepers Creepers and Galaxy Quest. Voice work includes: Planet 51, Alpha and Omega, “King of the Hill,” Alvin in three Alvin and the Chipmunk movies, and FX’s new “Unsupervised.” TV: reoccurring on FOX’s “New Girl” and NBC’s “Ed.” On stage he appeared at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Samuel J and K, Lewis Black’s One Slight Hitch and Lanford Wilson’s The Hot l Baltimore with Sam Rockwell. He’s also worked with MCC, NY Stage and Film, Hartford Stage Co, Westport Theatre Artists Workshop and The Roundabout in various staged readings, most recently in Neil LaBute’s Filthy Talk for Troubled Times (MCC). He’d like to dedicate this, his first and probably only Broadway run, to Wendy – a great, dedicated, and inspiring actress – but an even better mom.
Zoe Lister-Jones is a Brooklyn-born actor, writer and producer. On Broadway, Lister-Jones was in The Little Dog Laughed in a role which she originated Off-Broadway at Second Stage. Other New York stage credits include Roundabout Theatre Company’s The Marriage of Bette and Boo, New Group’s The Accomplices and her one-woman show, Codependence is a Four-Letter Word, which she produced, wrote and starred in at PS 122, and which was a New York Times Critics’ Pick. She is the executive producer, co-writer and star of Fox Searchlight’s upcoming feature Lola Versus, which will be released in Summer 2012. Additionally, she co-wrote, produced and starred in the indie comedy Breaking Upwards, which was distributed by IFC in 2010. Currently she can be seen as Lily on NBC’s new hit comedy “Whitney.” Recent film credits include The Other Guys, Salt, State of Play, Shadows and Lies, Stuck Between Stations, Armless, Arranged and The Wedding Bros. For television, Lister-Jones co-starred in Adult Swim’s “Delocated.” She has also appeared on “The Good Wife,” all four “Law & Order” series, “Bored to Death,” “The Class” and “Kidnapped.” Lister-Jones is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts and resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Jerry O’Connell is perhaps best known to film audiences for his acclaimed performances as Quarterback Frank Cushman in the hit Jerry Maguire and his debut as Vern Tessio in the classic Stand By Me. On television, recent series starring roles include Pete Kaczmarek on the CBS comedic drama The Defenders and Detective Woody Hoyt on both the NBC hit drama Crossing Jordan. His many other film and television credits include Scream 2; Obsessed; Can't Hardly Wait; Mission to Mars; Yours, Mine and Ours; Man About Town; Kangaroo Jack; Sliders and The ‘60s. SEMINAR marks Mr. O’Connell’s Broadway debut.
Hettienne Park appeared Off-Broadway last season in Tony Kushner’s The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures at The Public. Her film and television work includes Bride Wars, Year of the Fish, Never Forever, the upcoming Young Adult with Charlize Theron, Mercy, The Good Wife and Damages. SEMINAR marks Ms. Park’s Broadway debut.
Standby for Leonard
Broadway: Amadeus, A Month in the Country, To Be Or Not to Be. Recent Off-Broadway: Measure for Measure, Treasure Island, Iphegenia 2.0, Quills (Obie Award, Drama Desk nomination), The Winter's Tale (Obie Award). Film: Donnie Brasco, Frequency, Eraser, Carlito's Way, The American Astronaut. Television: "Mildred Pierce," "The Sopranos," Law & Order," "CSI," "Star Trek: TNG," "Alias," "JAG." Founding member Shakespeare & Co. Obie Award for Sustained Excellence.
Standby for Kate & Izzy
Broadway debut. Off-Broadway: The Witch of Edmonton (Red Bull), Catch 22 (Lucille Lortel), All Eyes and Ears (INTAR). Off-Off-Broadway: Enfrascada (Clubbed Thumb). Regional credits include new and classical plays at the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Hartford Stage Company, Merrimack Repertory Theatre and Actors Theatre of Louisville. Film: Notes on Being Young, The Funeral. MFA, NYU Graduate Acting.
Standby for Martin & Douglas
Broadway: Cliff in Cabaret, The Real Thing, The Judas Kiss, Lancelot in the first national tour of Monty Python's Spamalot. Off-Broadway: The Duchess of Malfi; A Mother, a Daughter, and a Gun; Suddenly Last Summer; A Fair Country. International: Biff in Death of a Salesman (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin). Regional: Guthrie, Yale Rep, PlayMakers, many others. Television: "Guiding Light." Juilliard School graduate; Presidential Scholar in the Arts.