CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM
GLORIA ROSEN (Playwright/Actor) Gloria Rosen is an award-winning playwright and actor. Her solo show, Listen…Can You Hear Me Now? enjoyed a sold-out run at the United Solo Theatre Festival in NYC, and was awarded 2016 Best Autobiographical Script. Other honors include Best of Hollywood Fringe and a sold-out run at both the Jersey City Theatre Center and the New York International Fringe Festival.
Gloria has appeared in numerous plays by award-winning playwright Duncan Pflaster, most recently Lights and Noise and Bees and Boys for the Red Fern Theatre Company. She created the roles of Emily in Hidden Beauty at the NY EstroGenius Festival; Bubby in Bubby’s Shadow at Planet Connections, and The Mother in the Indie Film – How to Break Up With Your Mother which has been screened at the following: Los Angeles Comedy Festival; LA Indie Music & Film Summit; The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival; New Film Makers NY Festival and numerous other venues. She participates in the Effective Arts program as an actor using improvisational techniques to aid in the training of clinical professionals in the field of organ donation. Gloria has performed at the Actor’s Studio, the Samuel French Festival, Manhattan Rep and Primary Stages. She can be seen in numerous College Humor episodes. Gloria is a proud member of AEA performing in this production through the Courtesy of Actor's Equity Association / Equity Approved Showcase.
SUZANNE BACHNER (Director) Suzanne Bachner is an award-winning playwright and director. She is proud to be the director of Gloria Rosen’s award-winning Listen…Can You Hear Me Now since 2015. Suzanne is the director and developer of Bob Brader’s internationally acclaimed, award-winning solo shows including Spitting In The Face Of The Devil. Other solo show directing: Sarah Elizabeth Greer’s Bio-Hazard: A Relative Comedy (United Solo Europe 2016), Canadian Burlesque star Rosie Bitts’ Stories of Love and Passion (US and Canadian tour) and Suzanne’s new play, The Good Adoptee (Best Autobiographical Script and Best Actress, United Solo). Her award-winning hit play, CIRCLE, ran for five months Off Broadway, had a Sold Out International tour and was called “ingenious” by The New York Times. Suzanne studied playwriting with Romulus Linney and Adrienne Kennedy and holds an MFA from the Actors Studio Drama School at the New School University. She is a member of the United Solo Academy and the Dramatists Guild.
DANIELLE GAUTIER (Producer) is the Founder and President of DMG Theatricals LLC. She is currently the Producer of solo-show, Listen...Can You Hear Me Now? and LA-based show, Smoke and Mirrors (Named “LA Times’ Critics Choice”). She has managed and served as the ACR (Authorized Company Representative) on numerous FringeNYC shows including, Finding Elizabeth Taylor, Listen...Can You Hear Me Now?, The Adventures of Swamp Girl, The Fiery Sword of Justice and Mother . Previously, she was Line Producer of the Fordham University/Primary Stages MFA Productions in spring 2013 (Opening Night and Horse Girls) and spring 2014 (Fit for a King, All the People You’ve Been, Nina, and Bishop). She was also Company Manager for the September 2014 production of Melinda Buckley’s Mother at The Celebration of Whimsy (The C.O.W.). She is a member of Off-Broadway Alliance and Theatre Resources Unlimited (TRU). Additionally, she serves as the Fundraising and Events Co-Chair for TRU’s Young Patrons and Artist Circle (YPAC). Danielle is a graduate of Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business. www.DanielleGautier.com
KATIE CHAI & CHASMIN HALLYBURTON (Lighting/Sound Designers) are both so excited to be a part of Listen! Both are stage managers from New York City, now living in Charlotte, NC. They met while working on FringeNYC, and have worked on numerous productions together, including Spitting In The Face Of The Devil, the NY Frigid Festival, Lesbian Love Octagon, Atomic, Bully, and over 4 years with the United Solo Festival. For more information, please visit katiechai.webs.com and chasmin.com. They are so excited to be working with Gloria and Suzanne again on this wonderful production!
PETER FLINT (Conceived by) directed numerous productions in New York City, Canada, and regional theatres across the country. Productions include Joan of Arc, Biloxi Blues, Candide, Into the Woods, Same Time Next Year, 1940’s Radio Hour, Doubles, Charley and Algernon, A Little Night Music, Tell Me on a Sunday, Nine, Baby, Applause. As an actor, Mr. Flint has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in multiple Films and Television programs. He created the Music-Theatre Dept. at the University of Hartford and the HARTT MUSIC THEATRE CO.