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Photo Credit: Ryan E. Finzelber

A playful, energetic look at our youth!

 Join us for an exciting adventure as four millennials begin to discover who they really are with the help of a little magic.

In this dynamic, WORLD PREMIERE play written by the exhilarating voice of a generation; Hannah Benitez, ‘Adaptive Radiation’ is the perfect uplifting holiday play for millennials and adults!


An energetic, mystical, alternative comedy that asks us to look into our assumptions about adulthood, career and education, as we reflect on the need to take action!

Contains some mature content.

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Photo Credit: Ryan E. Finzelber


*Member of Actors' Equity Association

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Genevieve Simon


Recent New York Acting Credits: 
Macbeth (Connelly Theatre), Cinderella (The Sheen Center),

Delivery (The Tank), Romeo + Juliet + Anybodys (The HIVE), 
Balm in Gilead (Columbia Stages)

Training: SITI Company, The Actor’s Gang, and B.A. in Theatre from The Ohio State University

Genevieve’s plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles, Maine, and Ohio. She can also be seen performing as a Costume Interpreter at The Tenement Museum.

Up next: developing her new play The Lifeguards at The Actors Theatre of Louisville.

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Sam Massaro* 


New York Theatre: Saint Joan, Crucible, Kind Man (BEDLAM). National Tour: Saint Joan/Hamlet (BEDLAM)

Regional: Folger Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare, B Street Theatre, New Swan Shakespeare Festival, Summer Rep Theatre.


Film: VICE opposite Christian Bale, directed by Adam McKay

MFA UC Irvine, BFA Florida State University. 

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Fredi Bernstein*


Addison in the new musical I AM at La MaMa in NYC; Patrina in Birthday Sax! at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theatre directed by Wendy Seyb; Julia in Quantum Theatre Company’s The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard; Jessica in The Merchant of Venice, Sonia in Celebration, Mrs. Sands in The Room (Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre); Jesus Christ Superstar, Jekyll & Hyde, The Sound of Music (Pittsburgh CLO). 

BFA, Point Park University

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Tepper Saffren

howdy howdy,
i’m tepper. a full blown fool. 
a bird at times. 
a coyote the rest.
i’d love to write you a poem:

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Em Demaio


Em Demaio is an actor finishing her college career at SUNY New Paltz.

She has appeared in such roles as Casca in Julius Caesar (ACTF Nomination, 2015), and Adriana in Comedy of Errors. 

She was most recently part of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Apprentice Program.


Much love to my tribe and enjoy the show!


Photo Credit: Kordell Pritchard Photography


Harry Lipstein Producing Artistic Director

Brittany Proia Co-Artistic Director

Ben Williamson Co-Artistic Director

Ryan Finzelber Production Manager

Sarah Lynn Brown Director

Hannah Benitez Playwright

Christine LaBoy Production Stage Manager

Molly Sharples Assistant Stage Manager

Ryan Finzelber Scenic & Lighting Designer

Caitlyn Classey Costume Designer

Daniel Kelly Sound & Video Designer

Liz Corey Props Designer

Wendy Lipstein Assistant Props Designer

Scott Benjamin Magic Consultant

Rick Giunta Master Carpenter

Harley Putzer Scenic Charge

Jonathan Nickens Master Electrician

Kordell Pritchard Promo Photographer

Ryan Finzelber Production Photographer

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