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Abominable Fancy rev 2 dec 26

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Meet Fancy. She's a rich drunk living in Manhattan. Today’s her 30th birthday, and this year, like every year, her birthday wish comes true. Last year she turned her therapist into a human liver, for when hers fails. This year, Fancy uses her magic to move her father’s identity into her fiancé’s body, and her fiancé’s identity into her father’s body.

THREE PERFORMANCES ONLY!

Wednesday, January 2 @ 6:15pm

Saturday, January 5 @ 8:30pm

Sunday, January 6 @ 1pm

Playing at the HUDSON GUILD THEATER

441 West 26th Street, New York City

Meet the CAST

ALI BILL (Fancy)

Ali is a graduate of the University of the North Carolina School of the Arts, Ali has appeared in such roles as Robert Kennedy in Not A Gift (NY Fringe Festival), Mandy Bloom in Time Stands Still (Charlotte, NC), Madge Owens in Picnic and Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She was recently cast in “Shattered,” a true-crime series on the Investigation Discovery channel. Ali is also an improviser who is constantly preparing to be cast on the next “Friends.” She currently lives in NYC with her husband, Matt and their two cats. www.alibill.com

CHRIS PALMIERI (Liver)

As a puppeteer, Chris has performed in numerous stage and film projects. Stage credits include Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train Live National Tour, La Cucarachita Martina (Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta), Pirate Song (Up in Arms), The Little Mermaid (Standard Toykraft), Dante’s Inferno (The Brick), and serving as Lead Puppeteer and Show Developer at Field Station: Dinosaurs. Film/TV credits include the Emmy- nominated “Snug’s House” for NBC’s Universal Kids Network, commercials for Birkenstock and Emblem Health, and appearances on “Today,” “Fox and Friends,” “Cake Boss,” and “Celebrity Wife Swap.” For more info check out www.chris-palmieri.com, Instagram @Palmierisaurus90.

STEVE SCHROKO (Ray)

Steve has been busy on the New York stage in All Because of…Infidelity. He also had the privilege of playing Lyman in The Sherman Playhouse’s production of Other Desert Cities. He has been on the second seasons of both “The Deuce” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” He most recently finished shooting the second season of the internationally acclaimed Web series “Queering,” which was released on YouTube in December 2018. www.steveschroko.com

DAVID VENTURA (Ori)

David is a native New Yorker and an alumni of the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute, where he performed in Urinetown: The Musical as Officer Lockstock, and in Parade as Newt Lee. He also starred in an Off-Off-Broadway production of Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe as Edgar and the Off-Broadway premiere of the musical God Saves Queen Pam at the Players Theater. David would love to thank God, his family, and friends for always being by his side -- the true day-one homies. Follow on Instagram: @davidliamvent

KURT BANTILAN (Haven)

Kurt is the creator and host of “Cooking with Kurt,” a YouTube cooking channel. Select productions - Theatre: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Billy Bibbit), Dog Sees God (Beethoven). TV/Film: “Random Acts of Flyness” on HBO, “Six Degrees of Murder,” “Human Telegraphs,” “How To Be Human.” Kurt studied acting at Vassar College. Many thanks to Donald! www.kurtbantilan.com

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ERIN RICHARDSON (Marie)

Favorite previous roles: FringeNYC’s Not A Gift (McCarthy, Dutton), NY Summerfest’s Cow’s Nutty Christmas (Rita, Helenium, Wisteria), Into the Woods (Witch), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Uncommon Women and Others (Rita). Film/TV: “P.T.A. Holes,” “Nightstars,” “Sorry Cakes,” (Food Network). An improviser out of the Upright Citizens Brigade, Erin has appeared in videos on “Funny or Die” and Huffington Post and was on The Magnet Theater’s music improv team, The Commotion. Erin has a degree in Vocal Performance from Hollins University. At age six, she wanted to be a singing actress on horseback; that dream hasn’t changed.

MADELYN MURPHY (Mom)

Madelyn is an actress, improviser, producing consultant with Waterwell, and founding member of High Stakes Productions. Recent credits include: Plucker! (Company of Fools NYC), Hitch*Cocktails (The Annoyance), and Clued-In (Second City). She's always down for whiskey, British baking shows, and oversized scarves. www.madelyn-murphy.com.

Meet The CREATIVE TEAM

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STEPHEN BRACCO (Playwright)

Staged plays include Bro, Fashionable Carry, The Nepotistas, White Roux, My Fair Bourgie, and Saint Fancy (finalist, Best Play; winner, Best Director). A lifelong New Yorker, Stephen's plays have been performed at The Brick, the Players Theatre, the Secret Theater, Between Us Productions, and Manhattan Repertory Theatre.

HEATHER LANZA (Director)

Heather is a NYC-based director and arts educator. Directorially, Heather focuses on new play development and the devising of original new works. Her pieces have been premiered at The Davenport, The Kraine, NY Fringe, Theater for the New City, The Players Theater, Bleecker Street Theater, Emerging Artists Theater, Berkshire Fringe, and many others. Heather is currently serving as the Director of Education for Waterwell’s Drama Program at the Professional Performing Arts School. Heather holds a bachelor’s degree in Directing from Fordham University and a master’s degree in Applied Theater from CUNY School of Professional Studies. www.heatherlanza.com

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VICTORIA PREIS (Sound Designer & Stage Manager)

NYU TSOA class of 2018 Magna Cum Laude. Recent work: Machinal (Sound) Waterwell Drama; Not A Gift (SM/Sound) Fringe Festival; As We Let Go (SM) The Baumann; Esmeralda of the Pacific Gyre (Director) Playwrights Downtown; Barbecue (Actor-Lillie Anne) Playwrights Downtown; KrazyTown (Original Cast-Jenny Schwartz). International: Quarantine (Director, Performer & Sound) St. Agnes-Kirche; He Who Says No (Curator) St. Agnes-Kirche; Push-up (Actor-Angelika) St. Agnes-Kirche; The Miser’s Daughter (Multiple) Villa La Pietra; Fortunna Avversa (Performer & Artist) The Strozzi Museum. Misc.: Author for OnStage Blog & Breaking Character magazine. Creative Room Advisor & Mentor at Playwrights Downtown with Tisch School of the Arts. Marketing Associate for PROTOTYPE Opera/Theatre/Now Festival, a co-production of HERE Arts Center and Beth Morrison Projects.

DEANNA FRIEMAN (Costume Designer)

Deanna is a New York City-based designer. As a costume designer, Deanna enjoys bringing life to new works. Recent new works credits include Not a Gift (NY Fringe Festival), Hoax, In the Open, Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin by Qui Nguyen (Waterwell). Painting His Wings (Making it Happen Productions), Office Politics (Longview Theatre Company), The Disappearing Man (Musical Theatre Factory), Sousepaw: A Baseball Story, Font of Knowledge (Shelby Company). Upcoming: June, July, August (Waterwell). Deanna is a Teaching Artist for Roundabout Theatre Company. She holds an MFA in Costume Design from Carnegie Mellon. You can visit her website at www.deannarosedesigns.com.

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