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April 3 - April 29

One House Over


When Rafael and Camila Hernandez move in downstairs to help Joanne with her elderly and cantankerous curmudgeon of a father, Joanne breathes a little easier. She needs their help, and they need jobs. But she can’t anticipate the complications that arise when “the help” starts to feel like family…and act like it. A brilliant new comedy by one of today’s hottest playwrights about boundaries, power, privilege and anxiety in a single backyard.

World Premiere

By Catherine Trieschmann
Directed by Mark Clements
A Co-production with Milwaukee Repertory Theatre
Part of the Wilson Stage Series

April 3 – April 29, 2018

Run Time:TBA

Suitable for ages 16 and up

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ZOE SOPHIA GARCIA | Camila Hernandez

ZOË SOPHIA GARCIA makes her Geva Theatre Center debut in One House Over.  Other credits include the Off-Broadway production of Your Mother’s Copy of the Kama Sutra at Playwrights Horizons and Off-Off-Broadway, La Ruta at Working Theatre. Regional credits include Between Riverside and Crazy (Cleveland Play House); Another Word for Beauty (The Goodman Theatre); Oh, Gastronomy! (Actors Theatre of Louisville) and The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Actors Theatre of Louisville). Television credits include “Instinct,” “The Blacklist,” “The Good Fight,” “Elementary” and “Madam Secretary.” She’s a founding member of The Living Room Theatre Company and co-creator of #liberated which premiered at Ars Nova’s Ant Fest in 2015 and subsequently was produced at IRT Theater in 2016. She holds a B.A. in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

JUSTIN HUEN | Rafael Hernandez

JUSTIN HUEN  is thrilled to be making his Geva Theatre Center debut in One House Over. He is an award-nominated actor, director and designer who has worked in intimate and regional theatres across the country. Some of his favorite credits include Mojada at the Getty Villa; Astoria 2 at Portland Center Stage; Oedipus El Rey at Boston Court (2010 Ovation Award nomination for Best Lead Actor); Aesop in Rancho Cucamonga at Lewis Family Playhouse; Farragut North at the Geffen Playhouse; Electricidad at the Mark Taper Forum; Strike-Slip for Actors Theatre of Louisville; Stones at the Kirk Douglas Theatre; Zorro at TheatreWorks in Colorado; Siblings Play at Ojai Playwrights Festival; El Nogalar at The Fountain Theatre; Dias y Flores for Company of Angels (2009 Ticketholder Award for Best Supporting Actor); dAWGS at the Ivar Theater and The Legend of Jane & Joe at the Ricardo Montalbán Theater. Film credits include Between the Lights, Bow/Tie, Zero Day, Angel of Death, Maddoggin’, Hood Vengeance, Chris/tina, The People I’ve Slept With, S.E.R.E, Ten ‘til Noon and American Flyer. TV credits include “Wisdom of the Crowd,” “Justified,” “Dexter,” “Criminal Minds,” “NCIS: L.A,” “Law and Order: L.A,” “Weeds” and “NYPD Blue.”

MARK JACOBY | Milos Vancura

MARK JACOBY makes his Geva Theatre Center debut in One House Over. His Broadway roles include Walter Hobbs in Elf; Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd; Padre Perez in Man of La Mancha; Father in Ragtime; Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat (Tony, Outer Critics, and Joseph Jefferson Award nominations); The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera; Baron von Gaigern in Grand Hotel and Vittorio Vidal in Sweet Charity (Theatre World Award). Other credits include Critical Darling at The New Group, Sitting Pretty at The Hypothetical Theatre and Enter the Guardsman at The Vineyard Theatre (Drama Desk nomination). Mark played The Wizard of Oz in the First National Tour of Wicked and was seen regionally in The Play’s the Thing at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey; Life x 3 at Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; Sleuth at Maltz-Jupiter Theatre, Fiddler on the Roof at Walnut Street Theatre (Barrymore Award); The Visit at The Goodman and Signature Theatres (Helen Hayes Nomination); Nine (Joseph Jefferson Award), and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner at Asolo Rep. Recent on-camera appearances include TV’s “The Blacklist,” “Madam Secretary” and “The Good Fight.”


JEANNE PAULSEN is a Tony-nominated actress for her work in Robert Schenkkan’s The Kentucky Cycle, directed by Warner Shook, starring Stacy Keach. Also on Broadway, she performed the role of Ann Putnam in The Crucible, directed by Richard Eyre, starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney. Paulsen has performed in theatres nationwide including Seattle Repertory Theatre (King Charles III); American Conservatory Theater (King Charles III); Shakespeare Theatre Company (King Charles III); McCarter Theatre Center (Marceline in The Figaro Plays, directed by Stephen Wadsworth); Denver Center Performing Arts Theatre Company (Margaret in Richard III, the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Sister Aloysius in Doubt, Kate Keller in All My Sons, Mrs. Warren in Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Penny Sycamore in You Can’t Take It with You, Terri in Sideman and Molly in Molly Sweeney); A Contemporary Theatre (Josie in A Moon for the Misbegotten), Intiman Theatre (Mrs. Webb in Our Town, directed by Bartlett Sher; Birdie in The Little Foxes and Grace in Faith Healer); South Coast Repertory (Rosie in Holy Days, for which she received an LA Drama Critics Circle Award for Lead Performance) and many, many more. She makes her Geva Theatre Center debut in One House Over.

ELAINE RIVKIN | Joanne Vancura

ELAINE RIVKIN is making her first appearance at Geva Theatre Center.  Her regional theatre credits include Marjorie Prime, The Lover and Broken Glass at North Coast Repertory Theatre; and Brighton Beach Memoirs at Cardinal Stage. Elaine originally hails from Chicago, where her credits include: City of Conversation at Northlight Theatre, Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf at Writers Theatre;  Pyretown and Tree  at Victory Gardens; Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Libra and The Crucible at Steppenwolf Theatre;  You Never Can Tell at Remy Bumppo Theatre; The Cider House Rules, The Homecoming, Conquest of the South Pole, Hushabye Mountain, Beautiful Thing, Speaking in Tongues, Remembrance, Mann ist Mann, and many others for Famous Door Theatre; ‘Night Mother with Hancock Productions; Execution of Justice at About Face Theatre; St. Colm’s Inch at Chicago Dramatists; La Bete with Pegasus Players.  Internationally she has appeared in Hellcab (Singapore Arts Fest); The Early Girl (Edinburgh Fringe Fest).  Film/TV credits include “Chicago P.D.,” ImperfectionsHolly Ridge, “Exaltation,” In the Name of God, and Punched in the Gut.


CATHERINE TRIESCHMANN’S plays include The Bridegroom of Blowing Rock, Crooked, How the World Began (Milwaukee Rep 2012/13), Hot Georgia Sunday and The Most Deserving. Her work has been produced Off-Broadway at the Women’s Project, Bush Theatre (London), Out of Joint at the Arcola Theatre (London), South Coast Repertory, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, New Theatre (Sydney), Florida Stage, Summer Play Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Theater Company and Edinburgh Fringe Festival, among others. She has received commissions from South Coast Repertory, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Denver Theatre Center for the Performing Arts. She is the recipient of the Weissberger Award, the Otis Guernsey New Voices Playwriting Award from the Inge Theater Festival and the Edgerton New Play Award. She also wrote the screenplay for the film, Angel’s Crest, which premiered at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival and was released by Magnolia Pictures. Originally from Athens, Georgia, she now lives in a small town in western Kansas.


MARK CLEMENTS makes his Geva Theatre Center debut with One House Over. He began his tenure as Milwaukee Rep’s Artistic Director with the 2010/11 Season. He is an award-winning international theatre director whose work has appeared in over 100 major theatres throughout Europe and the United States. For Milwaukee Rep: Guys and Dolls, world premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol, The Glass Menagerie, Man of La Mancha, American Song, Of Mice and Men, Dreamgirls, Five Presidents, The Color Purple, The History of Invulnerability, End of the Rainbow, Ragtime, Clybourne Park, Assassins, Othello, Next to Normal, Death of a Salesman, Bombshells, and Cabaret. For Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia: Oliver!, Born Yesterday, Great Expectations, Les Misérables (2008 Barrymore Award – Best Production of a Musical), and Of Mice and Men (2007 Barrymore Award – Best Director and Best Production of a Play). The Milliner (Off-Broadway, World Premiere), CSC, New York; My Fair Lady, Copenhagen; The Browning Version (Barclays/TMA Regional Theatre Award) at Derby Playhouse and Blunt Speaking (World Premiere), Chichester Festival Theatre U.K. and Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York. Other productions include: Speaking in Tongues (U.S. Premiere), Roundabout Theatre Company; Speaking in Tongues (European Premiere; Barclays/TMA Best Director Nomination), Hampstead Theatre, London; Creator/Director – Soul Train, West End (Olivier Award nomination), and three U.K. National Tours. U.K. National Tours of The Glass Menagerie, The Gingerbread Lady and Love & Marriage all for Bath Theatre Royal productions. Mark served as an Associate Artistic Director for Moving Theatre Company, the production company founded by Vanessa and Corin Redgrave. He has also been Associate Artistic Director for New End Theatre and New Players Theatre, both in London, Royal Theatre in Northampton, and Torch Theatre in Wales. Additionally, Mark served as Artistic Director of the award-winning Derby Playhouse in the U.K. from 1992 to 2002, where he directed over 40 productions. He currently serves on the National Advisory Board for the Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program at Ten Chimneys.

KEVIN DEPINET | Scenic Designer

KEVIN DEPINET makes his Geva Theatre Center debut with One House Over. In addition to Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, his designs have been seen at Steppenwolf, The Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, The Royal George Theatre, Writers Theatre, The Paramount Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center, The National Theatre of Great Britain, Court Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Denver Theatre Center, Arden Theatre Company, Drury Lane, Glimmerglass Opera, Yale Repertory, Indiana Repertory, American Players Theatre, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Chicago Dramatists, Marriott Theatre and Illinois Shakespeare. He also designed scenery for Michael Mann’s film, Public Enemies (Universal Studios). He was the Associate Designer for the original Tony Award-winning production, August: Osage County. He is an adjunct professor of design at DePaul University.

RACHEL LARITZ | Costume Designer

RACHEL LARITZ makes her Geva Theatre Center debut with One House Over. She has designed costumes for 28 productions at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. Her designs have previously been seen Off-Broadway at Pearl Theatre and regionally at Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, First Look, American Players Theatre, Florentine Opera, Drury Lane, Resident 13 Ensemble Players, Northlight Theatre, Kansas City Rep, Writers Theatre, Utah Shakespeare, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Illinois Shakespeare, Court Theatre, Next Act, Peninsula Players Theatre, Remy Bumppo, TimeLine Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber, Renaissance Theaterworks, Great Lakes Theater, Idaho Shakespeare, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre, Children’s Theater of Madison and University of Michigan. Other professional credits include NBC’s “Law & Order,” Chicago Opera Theatre and Garsington Opera. Rachel is a recipient of a 2011 Emerging Artist Award from the University of Michigan and a 2009 Joseph Jefferson Award for The Voysey Inheritance and is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829. www.rachellaritz.com

JESSE KLUG | Lighting Designer

JESSE KLUG makes his Geva Theatre Center debut with One House Over. Off-Broadway credits include The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Lucille Lortel Award and Hewes Design Award nominations), The Screwtape Letters (Off-Broadway and National Tour), Romulus and The Hunchback Variations. In addition to Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, where he has designed a number of productions, regional credits include the Goodman, Chicago Shakespeare, Marriott Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Indiana Rep, American Players Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Paramount Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Victory Gardens, Geffen Playhouse, The Old Globe, Asolo Rep, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Virginia Stage Company, Portland Center Stage, Northlight, Writers Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre. International credits include Edinburgh Fringe Festival, INFANT, Market Theatre of South Africa, Sydney Fringe Festival, as well as others on five different continents. Awards include Joseph Jefferson, After Dark, and Broadwayworld. com. Jessekluglightingdesign.com

JOE CERQUA | Sound Design / Original Music

JOE CERQUA makes his Geva Theatre Center debut with One House Over. He is a freelance, award-winning composer, producer, vocalist and sound designer. Joe has composed/designed sound for over 250 productions nationally and internationally. In addition to Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, original music and sound design credits include Steppenwolf Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, American Players Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Deaf West, Northlight Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Clarence Brown Theatre, Forward Theater, Kansas City Rep, Indiana Rep, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Shakespeare and Co, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Repertory Theatre of St Louis, Remy Bumppo. National Tours include Sideman, American Buffalo, How I Learned to Drive, The Laramie Project, Broken Glass and Master Class. Joe is the Producing Director/ Composer in residence for the Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre and Director of Production for the Music Department at Columbia College. Future projects include concerts in Chicago with Cerqua Rivera, original music and sound designs for productions with Asolo Repertory Theatre, American Players Theatre, Clarence Brown Theatre and Forward Theater.

BRENT HAZELTON | Production Dramaturgy

BRENT HAZELTON makes his Geva Theatre Center debut with One House Over. A Whitewater, Wisconsin, native, Brent is in his nineteenth season at Milwaukee Repertory Theater, and seventh as Associate Artistic Director. Administratively at Milwaukee Rep, Brent oversees the John D. (Jack) Lewis New Play Development Program, spearheads the season planning process, collaborates on internal strategic planning and initiative development, and works with the rest of the artistic staff to program and support Milwaukee Rep productions. From 2003 to 2010, Brent also served as Milwaukee Rep’s Artistic Internship Program Director, and strengthened and expanded the program into one of the premiere internships for emerging professional artists in American regional theater. Artistically at Milwaukee Rep, Brent wrote and directed the Stackner Cabaret hit, Liberace! which was remounted for the 2014/15 season, conceived the premiere installment of Rep Lab and directed Song Man Dance Man, How the World Began, The Whipping Man (closed as the best-selling drama in Stiemke Studio history), The Beautiful Music All Around Us, the final installment of the Hanreddy/Morgan version of A Christmas Carol and McGuire (best-selling production in Stackner Cabaret history). He served as Production Dramaturg on the world premieres of Five Presidents, American Song and Sirens of Song. This season at Milwaukee Rep, Brent will direct Our Town, and is developing a theatre event about Wisconsin native Les Paul. www.brenthazelton.com


ABIGAIL GONDA works across the development and production of new work in theatre, television, radio, film and online content. She is currently a development producer at the BBC Writersroom. For the BBC, Abigail has produced radio drama, short films for social media and a podcast series. Based in London, UK, she was formerly Literary Manager for the Bush Theatre and has worked in a literary capacity for the Royal Court Theatre, Theatre 503 and Arcola Theatre. This is Abigail’s third theater collaboration with Catherine Trieschmann.


CLARE ARENA HADEN makes her Geva Theatre Center debut with One House Over.  This is Clare’s third production with the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre after dialect coaching Guys and Dolls and Holmes and Watson. She received her M.F.A. in Acting with an emphasis in Voice for the Actor from UW-Madison. She has since worked as a professional actor, voice and speech coach, and teaching artist for theatres throughout the Midwest, including Forward Theater, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, First Stage, Renaissance Theaterworks, Theatre LILA, and American Players Theatre. Clare currently works for the School of Nursing at UW using actor-training techniques to improve communication and is a proud member of AEA, VASTA, and TESOL.

JAMIE CHEATHAM | Fight Director

JAMIE CHEATHAM is a nationally recognized Fight Director and Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD). Before moving to Wisconsin in 2003, he was based in New York City as a fight director, teacher and actor. This is his Geva Theatre Center debut and his fifteenth show with Milwaukee Repertory Theatre where he was the fight director of Noises Off, The Invisible Hand, Of Mice and Men and Guys and Dolls. His fight work includes theatres such as New York Shakespeare Festival, NYC Opera, Alley Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville and Milwaukee Ballet. His M.F.A. is from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA and is the Head of Acting at Marquette University.


SOPHIYAA NAYAR | Assistant Director

SOPHIYAA NAYAR is from New Delhi, India. She is a member of the Chicago Director’s Lab 2017. Her directing credits include a stage adaptation of Lord of the Flies by Nigel Williams and Elephant’s Graveyard by George Brant. She earned her B.A. in Theatre and Dance from Grinnell College in 2017, and she spent a semester at the London Dramatic Academy in the U.K. She is thrilled to work with Milwaukee Rep and Geva Theatre Center.

JENN LYONS | Stage Manager

JENN LYONS is a Rochester native happy to be working at Geva. Previous shows at Geva include The Other Josh Cohen, In the Heights, Private Lives, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Miracle on South Division Street, Red, The Mountaintop, Little Shop of Horrors, The Odd Couple and Clybourne Park.  National Tours include Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella (starring Eartha Kitt), Showboat and The Who’s Tommy. New York credits include work at Roundabout Theatre and Circle Repertory Theater as well as the Broadway production of The Little Mermaid.  Her two favorite productions are Maddie and Jack.


ELISSA MYERS CASTING has been in operation for over 30 years. Projects include: for PBS “Poisoner’s Handbook,” “Becoming Helen Keller,” and the mini-series “Mystery of Matter.”  Other PBS projects include “The Abolishionists,” “Dolly Madison,” “Alexander Hamilton,” “John and Abigail Adams,” “Benjamin Franklin” (Emmy Award), “Liberty” Peabody Award, “God in America,” “People vs. Leo Frank,” “Louisa May Alcott,” as well as PBS “Great Performances” (Artios Award in “Outstanding Achievement in Casting”), “Murder of a President for American Experience, and “Edgar Allen Poe” Buried Alive.” Additionally, three “Movies of the Week,” as well as five pilots. Feature films include Hank and Asha (Audience Award at Slamdance 2013 and five other festival awards), and The Union. Theatre includes seven Broadway shows, including the Tony-nominated Having Our Say, as well as twenty-six off-Broadway shows. Regional theatre casting in the past two years includes Denver Center Theatre, Geva Theatre Center, Cleveland Play House, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Magic Theatre, Arena Stage, Alley Theatre, George Street Playhouse, Cape Playhouse, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arizona Theatre Company. The office has so far received sixteen nominations and has won three Artios Awards for “Outstanding Achievement in Casting.”


FRANK HONTS is in his second season at Milwaukee Rep as Casting Director and Director of the Emerging Professional Residency. Prior to joining The Rep staff in 2016, Frank worked at a number of regional theatres including Utah Shakespeare Festival, Renaissance Theaterworks, The Goodman, California Shakespeare Theater, A Contemporary Theatre (Seattle), and Paramount Theatre. He has worked extensively as both a director and dramaturg, and was honored to be a directing resident at Milwaukee Rep in the 2013/14 Season. Frank spent two seasons as Artistic Associate at Forward Theater Company in Madison, and he was the inaugural recipient of the Michael Flachmann Fellowship at Utah Shakespeare Festival. He is a proud graduate of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.



Now in its 64th season, Milwaukee Repertory Theater is the largest performing arts organization in Wisconsin, welcoming 275,000 patrons at nearly 700 performances of 15 productions across four performance venues. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman, The Rep is dedicated to providing the highest level of live theater ranging from compelling dramas, powerful classics, new plays, full-scale musicals and an annual production of A Christmas Carol. Over the course of six decades, The Rep has gained a national reputation as an incubator of new work, an agent of community change and a forward-thinking provider of vital arts education programs. Milwaukee Repertory Theater ignites positive change in the cultural, social, and economic vitality of its community by creating world-class theater experiences that entertain, provoke, and inspire meaningful dialogue among an audience representative of Milwaukee’s rich diversity.