Annie Baker, Playwright

Annie Baker

Annie Baker | Source: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Annie Baker's plays include The Antipodes (Signature Theatre), John (National Theatre/Signature Theatre), The Flick (Playwrights Horizons/Barrow Street Theatre/National Theatre), Circle Mirror Transformation (Playwrights Horizons), The Aliens (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater), Body Awareness (Atlantic Theater Company), and an adaptation of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya (Soho Rep), for which she also designed the costumes. Her plays have been produced at over 200 theaters throughout the U.S. and in over a dozen countries. Other honors include a MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, Steinberg Playwriting Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and the Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public Library. She is a master-artist-residence and co-chair of the MFA Playwriting Program at Hunter College.

Jon Tracy, Director

Jon Tracy

Jon Tracy | Photo by Robbie Sweeny | @robbiesweeny

Jon works internationally as a director, playwright, designer, educator and facilitator. He is the recipient of the Kennedy Center Meritorious Achievement Award, 15 North Bay Arty Awards, a Sacramento Elly Award, two Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards, a Theatre Bay Area Award, and Solano College Theatre Alumni Award. He is a grant recipient from Theatre Bay Area, Shotgun Players’ Bridging the Gap, SUI Generis, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the artistic facilitator for TheatreFIRST, co-artistic director of Groundswell: The International Theatre Intensive, company member of both Shotgun Players and PlayGround, and a proud member of SDC, the union for stage directors and choreographers.

The Cast

Chris Ginesi, Sam
Justin Howard, Avery
Ari Rampy, Rose
Rob Dario, Skylar & Sleeping Man

The Crew

Nikki Anderson Joy, Costume Designer
Kris Barrera, Sound & Video Designer
Helen Frances, Wardrobe Supervisor
Linda Girón, Assistant Director
Liz Johnson, Production Assistant
Heather Kelly-Laws, Stage Manager
Devon LaBelle, Props Designer
Kurt Landisman, Lighting Designer
Victoria Mortimer, Costume Design Assistant
Adeline Smith, Scenic Charge Painter
Caitlin Steinmann, Master Electrician
Jon Tracy, Director*
Randy Wong-Westbrooke, Set Designer
Elena Wright, Intimacy Choreographer

*Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

The Sponsors

Production Sponsors

Pepi Ross & Jason Marks

2019 Season Sponsors

Kitty Bosher
DeYoe Wealth Management
Craig & Kathy Moody
Carol Amyx & Donald Kaufman
Ragesh Tangri & Daralyn Durie
BiBi Tiphane
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