Award-Winning Actress, Crystal Lucas-Perry
, who was last seen at the Public Theater in NYC working alongside Tony Kushner, starring in his first major play revival as Zillah in A Bright Room Called Day
(2020 Antonyo Award Nominee for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play) —
as well as the premiere production of Ain’t No Mo’
(2019 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play) — holds an MFA from NYU’s Tisch Graduate Acting Program. Additional credits include: Bull in a China Shop
(Lincoln Center); Little Children Dream of God
(Roundabout); Bastard Jones
(Cell); The Convent of Pleasure
(Cherry Lane). Regional:
Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew
(Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); A Sign of the Times
(Goodspeed/DTC); Such Things As Vampires
(Peoples Light); Far From Heaven, A Streetcar Named Desire
(Williamstown Theatre Festival). TV/Film: “The Last O.G.” (TBS), Never Can Say Goodbye, Mimesis Nosferatu, Frank and Azalee Austin (Craft Acting Award), Roulette. When Broadway returns, Crystal will lead the cast as JOHN ADAMS in the previously announced Broadway musical revival 1776. Website: www.CrystalLucasPerry.com
Jesse Perez is an Actor, Director, and Choreographer/Movement Director. He is currently the Program Director of the The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. His acting credits include:
Off-Broadway: Party People (The Public); The Father and A Doll's House (Theatre for a New Audience); Informed Consent (Primary Stages); Triple Happiness (Second Stage); Barrio Grrrl (Summer Play Festival); Recent Tragic Events (Playwrights Horizons); In the Penal Colony (Classic Stage Company); Up Against the Wind (New York Theatre Workshop); and Lucia di Lammermoor (The Metropolitan Opera). Regional: (Shakespeare Theatre Company, Berkeley Rep, Seattle Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Yale Rep, Lookingglass, McCarter, Goodman, and most recently did “Seize the King” by Will Power at the La Jolla Playhouse and “Romeo and Juliet” at The Old Globe directed by Barry Edelstein.) International; The Venice Biennale and The Salzburg Festival. TV and Film; Law & Order, Law & Order SVU, The Job, Life on Mars, American Splendor, Adopt a Highway. He is excited to make his San Diego Rep debut.
Larry Bates is an award winning actor and Lunt-Fontanne Fellow whose most recent credits are Martin Luther King Jr. in All the Way and The Mountaintop, Ralph D. in The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Happy in Death of a Salesman, Booth in Topdog/Underdog, Uncle Sid in Ah Wilderness!, Cactus in the world premiere of Mr. Marmalade and Youngblood in SCR and Pasadena Playhouse’s production of Jitney, for which he won an NAACP Theatre Award and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor. His film and television credits include Miss Virginia, Lions for Lambs, “The Romanoffs,” “Seal Team,” “Sunnyside,” “NCIS” and, Stu in "Big Little Lies." Bates is a graduate of The Theatre School, DePaul University.
San Diego Rep. The Humans, Uncanny Valley, Doubt, The Clean House, Cymbeline, A Lovely Sunday at Creve Couer, Christmas Carol.
Regional Theatre: 33 Variations
(Theatreworks, Palo Alto), Love In American Times
(San Jose Rep), Steel Magnolias
(La Mirada Theatre), Dividing the Estate, Sea of Tranquility, Romeo and Juliet, Missing Footage, Trojan Women,
(Old Globe Theatre),
San Diego Theatre: Favorite roles include; Angels In America, Glass Menagerie, When The Rain Stops Falling, Hayfever, The Vortex, Little Foxes.
(Cygnet Theatre) Golda's Balcony.
(New Village Arts) Mandate Memories, Ghosts, Wit, Amy's View
,(The North Coast Repertory Theatre), Lettuce & Lovage,
(Lambs Players Theatre) Shirley Valentine, Long Days Journey Into Night, (
Renaissance Theatre Company.) Other San Diego theatres include Mo’olelo Performing Arts Company, Sledgehammer Theatre and Malashock Dance Company. Rosina has directed over 30 productions in San Diego, most recently The Dazzle, American Buffalo (Backyard Renaissance)
She is the founding Artistic Director of the Chequamegon Children’s Theatre in Northern Wisconsin.