by Laura Rohrman

A devastatingly brutal love story with Russian espionage and dark taboo subjects: guns, a rotten movie script and some actors dreaming of glory. It's a timely, taut, high-voltage, thriller about hiding and the masks we wear to get where we need to be.



THE BRIDGE @ Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10019

*Equity Approved Showcase

March 24 - April 8

TICKETS: $20.00
Brown Paper Tickets

New York IT Awards

Meet The Cast

Morgan V. Canham

Morgan V. Canham is thrilled to be back on stage with Double Down Productions again after having her NYC theatrical debut with them as Kristin in Miss Julie. Credits include: (Television) HBO's Ballers, The Sonnet Project, Cosita Linda, Titulares y Mas. (Film) Bad Trash, State of Mind, Just Super, Physics 101. (Dance) Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce, Yandel, Justin Quiles. She wants to give a huge thank you to Tony White and Laura Rohrman for trusting her in this role, her incredibly supportive family and friends, and her acting coach Pamela Scott. Present moment, wonderful moment.

Liz Lord*

Liz Lord is thrilled to be a part of this dark and twisted drama after focusing n on comedy for the last few years.  Favorite credits include Ophelia in Hamlet,  Portia in Julius Caesar, a murderess in Chicago, The Actress in La Ronde, She in The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year, Melissa in Love Letters, and The Ghost of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol. See recognizes the irony that these credits are all dramatic.  As for the comedy,  she has happily been a part of LMAO Off-broadway for the past 5 years performing musical improv at the Broadway Comedy Club, as well as writing stand-up and sketch.  Liz is the Production Director of Three Bridges Theater,  a new Brooklyn Based Company. She would like to thank Tony White for this opportunity,  Laura Rhorman for the script,  Morgan,  Sam, and Byron for their inspirational talent,  and Lee for his love.

Samuel Van Wyk*

Samuel Van Wyk is thrilled to be working with this talented group of artists. Along with acting, Samuel works as a professional improvisor, performing with Eight Is Never Enough Improv, Comedy Sportz, and his independent improv team Cocktails with Marsha. Favorite acting roles include Hal (Proof), Malcolm (Full Monty), and Snoopy (You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown!).

Byron Clohessy*

Byron Clohessy, from Cornwall, Connecticut, began his acting career in 2016 while finishing his undergraduate program in Creative Writing at The City College Of New York. He has had leading roles in a number of shorts, including: Where I Want To Be (Official selection Northeast Film Festival 2015), Boy In A Backpack (one of five films chosen for The Big Script film incubator) Piece Of You and The Promotion. He has been in episodes of Blue Bloods, A Crime To Remember, Deadliest Decade, and The Perfect Murder. His third feature film, Dinosaur, is in post-production. Last year he was in his first Shakespearean production, The Merchant Of Venice, at The New Jersey Shakespeare Theatre and, most recently, he was in Last Call as a part of the New York Theatre Festival. He has been featured in Tristan Und Isolde, Traviata, Fidelio, and Aida at The Metropolitan Opera. He is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA.

Creative Team

Laura Rohrman

Laura is a New York City playwright and actor, who originally hails from Northern California. Laura's plays have been seen on the stages of New York, England (London Fringe), California and most recently in New Jersey. Full-length plays include Reporter Girl (The Brick, O’Neill semi-finalist, Weissberger Award Nominee, Princess Grace Finalist, Austin Film Festival 2nd Rounder) and My Life As You, a Playwrights First Finalist, produced in New York City multiple times. A monologue from My Life As You is published in The Best Women’s Stage Monologues 2017 by Smith and Krause. MFA: New School for Drama. Member Dramatist Guild.

Tony White

Credits include Four Dogs and A Bone, Where’s My Money, Pitching to the Star, Wait Until Dark, Spike Heels, Titanic, 12 Angry Men,  To Kill a Mockingbird, Inherit the Wind, As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing, Titus Andronicus,  King John, Romeo and Juliet, MacBeth, Hamlet,  Richard the Third, Taming of the Shrew, Winter’s Tale, Tambourines to Glory, and God’s Trombones.

Melanie Magri
Production Stage Manager

Melanie Rose Magri is the Valedictorian of the Class of 2016 at Five Towns College and received her Bachelor’s degree in Music/Music Business. She does freelance theater work in many different areas such as marketing and stage management, she’s a full time dog walker, and works on the Puffs the play street team. Credits include: Performance: Siren’s Den the Musical BCEFA Benefit Concert(Keys 2); International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella-ICCAs (Dominance A Capella Group Alto); DCINY Total Vocal A Capella Concert at Carnegie Hall (Alto). NYC Theater: Against the Wall(ASM/Props/Marketing/Sound Board Op); Next to Normal JED Foundation Benefit Concert (Producing Assistant); Trinkets the musical (ASM); Endangered the musical (Marketing/Outreach); Walker International Communications Group Inc. marketing show’s such as Once on this Island on Broadway (Marketing Intern/Assistant) A Piece of My Heart (ASM); Blood Boundary (Crew); Siren’s Den the Musical (ASM); College theater: The Marvelous Wonderettes (Music Director); Little Shop of Horrors(Ensemble/Street urchin understudy); Film: Lily (Production Assistant/Extra). Break a leg cast and crew!

Event Info



A New Dark Love Story

Written by Laura Rohrman

Directed by Tony White

*Equity Approved Showcase


A devastatingly brutal love story with Russian espionage and dark taboo subjects: guns, a rotten movie script and some actors dreaming of glory. It's a timely, taut, high-voltage, thriller about hiding and the masks we wear to get where we need to be.

at Shetler Studios & Theatres
244 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019


Morgan V Canham
Sam Van Wyk*
Liz Lord*
Byron Clohessy*

General Admission: $20
Brown Paper Tickets

*Equity Approved Showcase



Saturday March 24 • 3pm
Saturday March 24 • 8pm
Sunday March 25 • 2:30pm
Thursday March 29 • 8pm
Friday March 30 • 8pm
Saturday March 31 • 3pm
Sunday April 1 • 2:30pm
Wednesday April 4 • 8pm
Thursday April 5 • 8pm
Sunday April 8 • 2:30pm

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