3 hearts canvas and Over Here Theatre Company in association with Park Theatre present the World Premiere of

The Actor's Nightmare

By Christopher Durang

WRITER I CHRISTOPHER DURANG
DIRECTOR I LYDIA PARKER
SET AND COSTUME DESIGN I ANNA DRIFMTIER
LIGHTING DESIGN I JAI MORJARIA
SOUND DESIGN I ODINN ORN HILMARSSON 

Lydia Parker | Director

Lydia, originally from New York, is artistic director of Over Here Theatre Company which produced ObamAmerica, (Theatre503), Our American Cousin and Dolphins and Sharks (Finborough Theatre)both of which she also directed. Other work includes Our Children Will Be Next (Theatre503), Superman and Me (Canal Café), Something There That’s Missing (Edinburgh Festival) Skinhead (Brockley Jack Studio), A Big Fridge and Other Plays by James Fritz (Hen and Chickens), All I Need Is a F**k Buddy (Canal Café). She frequently directs for new writing company Little Pieces of Gold at Southwark Playhouse. Lydia is also a playwright and had had work produced in New York and in London at Southwark Playhouse, Arcola Theatre, Union Theatre, Old Red Lion and New Wimbledon Studio. She has previously written comedy for BBC Radio 4 with Maureen Oakeley and now writes and directs comedy music web series The Band Formerly Known As with her musician daughter Sabrina Parker.

 

Anna Drifmtier I Set and Costume Design

Anna is a scenographer and production designer whose work extends across the USA and Europe. Theatre design includes: Middletown/In the Red and Brown Water (Columbia Stages); SCRAWW (Trebah Graden); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rooke Theatre); Dolphins and Sharks (Finborough); Terezin (Playwrights Horizons); Paper Hearts (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); Trident Moon (Finborough); Radioman (Old Red Lion Theatre); Uncommon Women and Others (Rooke Theatre). Opera design includes: Die Fledermaus (Barnard); A Village Romeo and Juliet (New Sussex Opera); Dust Child (English Touring Opera); 7 Velvet Suites (BasicSpace); East O' the Sun West O' the Moon (Tête à Tête). Production design includes: Titan, Wake Up!, The Nude Model, November, Nation Down. She holds an MA in Performance Design and Practise from Central Saint Martins, a Technical Theatre Diploma from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and a BA in Classics and Theatre from Mount Holyoke College.

 

Odinn Orn Hilmarsson I Sound Design

Odinn is an Icelandic composer and sound designer based in London. Working predominantly in theatre, podcasts and as a music producer, he uses a combination of organic and digital sources and processing to create uniquely textured sounds. Recently Odinn has worked on The Trick by Eve Leigh, the immersive show Reflected (The Milo Wladek Co.), the Eastenders Podcast (BBC Sounds), The Zoe Ball Book Club (ITV and Cactus TV).
 

Jai Morjaria I Lighting Design

Jai trained at RADA and won the 2016 Association of Lighting Designer’s ETC Award.

Recent designs include Aesop’s Fables (Unicorn Theatre); Mapping Brent (Kiln Theatre); Mary’s Babies (Jermyn Street Theatre); Glory (Duke’s Theatre/Red Ladder); Cuzco (Theatre503); The Hoes (Hampstead Theatre); Losing Venice (Orange Tree Theatre); King Lear, Lorna Doone (Exmoor National Park); Sufi:Zen (Akademi Dance); Superhero: The Musical (NYMT); Kanye The First (HighTide); Bitched (Kali Theatre); A Lie of the Mind, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Southwark Playhouse); The Cunning Little Vixen (Arcola Theatre/The Opera Company); 46 Beacon (Trafalgar Studios with Rick Fisher); Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Road (White Bear Theatre/Trafalgar Studios 2); Acorn (Courtyard Theatre.  Off-West End Award nomination for Best Lighting); The Beggar’s Opera, Pains of Youth, Obama-ology (RADA). www.jaimorjaria.com