JEFFREY BEAN (King) is in his 19th season as an Alley Company Artist and has appeared in over 100 Alley productions since 1989. Recently he has appeared in A Christmas Carol (Ebenezer Scrooge), You Can’t Take it With You (Mr. De Pinna), The Elephant Man (Frederick Treves), Clybourne Park (Russ/Dan), Death of a Salesman (Charley) and November (Charles Smith). Previous Alley highlights include Amadeus (Salieri), Boeing-Boeing (Robert), The Farnsworth Invention (David Sarnoff), Cyrano de Bergerac (Cyrano), The Scene (Charlie), Doubt (Father Flynn), Subject to Fits (Prince Myshkin), Much Ado About Nothing (Benedick), The Pillowman (Michal), Twelfth Night (Feste), The Importance of Being Earnest (Algernon), Billy Bishop Goes to War (Billy Bishop), Gross Indecency (Oscar Wilde), The Foreigner (Charlie Baker) and Stones in His Pockets (Charlie Conlon, et al). Broadway credits include Bells Are Ringing (Francis) and Amadeus (Kappelmeister Bonno). Film & Television credits include Clinger, Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU and All My Children. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts and a Princess Grace Award winner. www.jeffreybean.com
ELIZABETH BUNCH (Joss) has appeared in more than 45 shows at the Alley Theatre since 2002. This Premier of Fool marks her third production of a Theresa Rebeck play. She was previously seen as Jackie in Mauritius and Clea in The Scene. Most recently Elizabeth appeared as Brooke Wyeth in Other Desert Cities. Previous Alley performances include Gay Wellington in You Can’t Take It With You, Henrietta Angkatell in The Hollow, Christiane de LaBegassier in Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club, Mrs. Kendal in The Elephant Man, Bev/Kathy in Clybourne Park, Clarice Bernstein in November, Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion, Karen in August: Osage County, Wendy in Peter Pan, Boeing-Boeing, Harvey, The 39 Steps, Our Town, Mauritius, Cyrano de Bergerac, Othello, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Scene, Doubt, Treasure Island, Steel Magnolias, Proof and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? New York theatre credits include The Voice of the Turtle produced by The Keen Company and The Mint Theater Company; The Water Children at Playwrights Horizons; Museum with The Keen Company; The Light Outside with Bat Theater Company; and New World Rhapsody, The Motel Plays, and The Hospital Plays at HB Playwrights Foundation. Other theatre includes Little Foxes at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts; A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Guthrie Theater; Goosebumps, a national tour produced by FELD Entertainment; Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire, Viola in Twelfth Night, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Isabella in Measure for Measure, Big Love, and Arcadia with Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble. Television appearances include Law & Order: SVU. Elizabeth is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
JOEY COLLINS (Elliot) is thrilled to be making his Alley Theatre debut in Fool. His Broadway credits include The Glass Menagerie with Jessica Lange, Rock ‘n’ Roll and The Lonesome West. Off-Broadway he has performed in Vieux Carré directed by Austin Pendleton at The Pearl Theatre Company; BUG by Tracy Letts; Beasley’s Christmas Party with Keen Company; Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde with Tectonic Theater Project; Apartment 3A;The Antigone Project with The Women’s Project Theater. Regionally, creations include F. Scott Fitzgerald in the world premiere of Mark St. Germain’s Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah both at the Contemporary American Theater Festival and Barrington Stage Company; Neil LaBute’s In A Forest Dark and Deep and Evan M. Weiner’s Captors, Contemporary American Theater Festival; The Pillowman;A Steady Rai;, The Shape of Things; Sideman at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; The Night of the Iguana; The Caretaker at Triad Stage; Suddenly Last Summer at Berkeley Repertory Theatre; Kingdom of Earth at Yale Repertory Theatre; Proof with Pioneer Theatre Company, the World Premiere of Custody of the Eyes at Cleveland Play House; Beat Generation with Merrimack Repertory Theatre. Joey has also worked with Pittsburgh Public Theater, The Old Globe, Cape Playhouse, American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and others. Film: Dottie’s Thanksgiving Pickle with Olympia Dukakis; Bittersweet. Television: Law and Order;Kidnapped;All My Children;Guiding Light; As the World Turns. MFA: University of Alabama/Alabama Shakespeare Festival; BA: UNC-Wilmington. www.joeycollins.net
ALMA CUERVO (Queen) is thrilled to return to the Alley, where she played in The Baltimore Waltz (1992) and You Can’t Take It With You (last fall). Broadway credits include: Beauty And The Beast; Cabaret; Titanic; The Heidi Chronicles; Ghetto; Quilters; Is There Life After High School?; Censored Scenes From King Kong; Bedroom Farce. National Tours: My Fair Lady; Wicked; Cabaret; M. Butterfly. Recent off-Broadway: Far From Heaven; Sondheim and Weidman's Road Show. OBIE for her performance in Uncommon Women And Others (also PBS). Recent regional: 4000 Miles (Good Theater, Portland); Into The Woods (Baltimore/ Westport); The Clean House (Syracuse Stage); And The Curtain Rises (Signature Theatre Company); The Three Sisters (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park); The Miracle At Napes (Huntington Theatre Company). BARRYMORE Award for The Beauty Queen Of Leenane (Philadelphia Theatre Company). She was a series co-star of Norman Lear's Aka Pablo. Graduate of Tulane and Yale Drama School.
SEAN DUGAN (Marvel) makes his Alley debut in Fool. On Broadway, his performance in Next Fall received a Drama Desk Award nomination. Off-Broadway credits include Tail!Spin!, The Illusion, Next Fall, The English Channel, Perfect Harmony, BFF, Nerds: The Musical, Valhalla, Flesh and Blood, Corpus Christi and Shakespeare's R&J. He has worked across the country at the Chautauqua Theater Company, American Conservatory Theater, Round House Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, The Old Globe, California Shakespeare Theater, and as a company member for three seasons at the American Repertory Theater. His film credits include Stephen King's A Good Marriage, the short film Dinner@40 (both upcoming), On The Slope, Gigantic, Trust the Man, Company Man, and Overnight Sensation. Television credits include Theresa Rebeck's Smash, Boardwalk Empire, Blue Bloods, Elementary, I Just Want My Pants Back, The Good Wife, Fringe, Law & Order: SVU and Criminal Intent and four seasons as Timmy Kirk on HBO's Oz. He graduated with Honors from Brandeis University.
CARINE MONTBERTRAND (Lizabeth) played Hannah in The Night of the Iguana directed by Ed Stern this past fall at University of Delaware Resident Ensemble Players, where, as a company member, she's also appeared in Theresa Rebeck's premieres of Fever and O Beautiful as well as Noises Off directed by Gregory Boyd. Off-Broadway: Classical Theatre of Harlem, Henry V; Soho Repertory Theater, The Flying Machine Theatre Studio’s Frankenstein; and two seasons with The Acting Company (Lady Macbeth, Margaret). Regional: Othello at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (Acclaim Award for supporting performance as Emilia), Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Pioneer Theatre Company, Capital Repertory Theatre, Hangar Theatre, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, the Independent Shakespeare Company in LA and many others. She has narrated dozens of audiobooks, mostly for Recorded Books Productions, and is the recipient of AudioFiles Earphones Award and The American Library Association’s Notable Recording and Selected Audio. T.V.: As the World Turns.
JEREMY WEBB (Stuart) is thrilled to return to The Alley where he appeared in Gregory Boyd's production of A Few Good Men (Danny Kaffee). Houston: Sir Robin in Spamalot (Theatre Under The Stars). New York credits include The Visit (Broadway, The Actors Fund), The Glorious Ones (Lincoln Center Theater, Original Cast Recording), The Baltimore Waltz (Signature Theatre Company), Tabletop (Working Theater, Drama Desk Award), Photograph 51 (The Ensemble Studio Theatre), BFF (Women's Project Theater) and workshops of The Royal Family of Broadway, Dance of the Vampires and Yeast Nation. Regional: The Apple Family Plays (Studio Theatre), Williamstown Theatre Festival, McCarter Theatre Center, The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, New York Stage and Film, The Old Globe, The Kennedy Center, Long Wharf Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, the Huntington Theatre Company, & The Hangar Theatre. His film and television credits include Love Walked In, Law & Order (Guest), Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Criminal Intent (twice), and over 100 episodes as Thomas on The Guiding Light. Radio: Next Fall (NPR/ LA Theatreworks). Mr. Webb received his training from The Drama School at The University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Upcoming: Maria Aitken's production of Noel Coward's Private Lives (Shakespeare Theatre Company).