Meet the Artists

Cast

Harry Smith • Dan
Ian Merrill Peakes • Paul

Production Team

Dan O’Brien • Playwright
Michael John Garcés • Director
Mikhail Kachman • Set Designer
Meghan E. Healey • Costume Designer
John Hoey • Lighting Designer
Rob Kaplowitz • Sound Designer
Jared Mezzocchi • Projection Designer
Neill Hartley • Dialect Coach
Patreshettarlini Adams • Resident Stage Manager
Dan O’Brien

Dan O’Brien’s The Body of an American premiered at Portland Center Stage, directed by Bill Rauch, and received the Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play, the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize, the PEN Center USA Award for Drama, and the L. Arnold Weissberger Award. In 2014 The Body of an American received a European premiere at the Gate Theatre in London and Royal & Derngate in Northampton, directed by James Dacre, and was shortlisted for a 2014 Evening Standard Drama Award. O’Brien’s debut poetry collection War Reporter was published in 2013 in the US and the UK, where it received the Fenton Aldeburgh Prize. O’Brien lives in Los Angeles with his wife, actress and writer Jessica St. Clair, and their daughter Isobel.