JAMIE YOUNG (PAULA) has appeared on the Irish Theatre Of Chicago mainstage as Emer in LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY, as well as ORLA in O DO NOT LOVE TOO LONG, and Mary in THE SPINNING WHEEL, both for ITC's New Voices Festival. Other stage work includes the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Idaho Repertory Theatre, and Idaho Theatre for Youth, where Jamie appeared in their world premiere productions of APPLESEED JOHN AND THE BOOK OF THE CREATURE (Abby) and THE LAST PAVING STONE (Ito), and also toured with THE BOXCAR CHILDREN (Violet) in conjunction with Idaho Theatre for Youth's Shakespearience outreach program. Jamie is also a member of the resident Harold Team "Winter Formal" at iO Chicago. She holds a B.S. in Theatre Arts from the University of Idaho, and is represented by Big Mouth Talent.
MATTHEW ISLER (DAN) has appeared with Irish Theatre Of Chicago as Brendan in THE WEIR, Crean in THE WHITE ROAD, Ray in IN A LITTLE WORLD OF OUR OWN, Dean in LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY, and Nicky in THE SEAFARER. Matthew is also an ensemble member of Akvavit Theatre, where he has appeared as Morten in RED AND GREEN, Halldor in MISHAP!, and co- directed THEY DIED WHERE THEY LIED. Other area roles include Mercutio in ROMEO AND JULIET with Purple Bench Productions, and Gus in THE CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT at The Den Theatre. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthew studied Theatre at Indiana University and is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory Program. Matthew’s Film and TV credits include CHICAGO PD, TASMANIAN TIGER, and PUBLIC ACCESS.
SIIRI SCOTT (DIRECTOR) directed both MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE (Jeff Nomination – Best Solo Performance), and ITC's hit 2017 remount of THE WEIR for its 2019 tour to Indiana. Other work includes Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and Lifeline Theatre in Chicago, The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival in Indiana, First Stage Theater in Milwaukee, and Babylon Theatre, Book-it Repertory Theatre, and Seattle Children’s Theatre in Washington. Her TV work includes CITY OF ANGELS for CBS and two years as host of the KidsWB TV Network for WCIU. A prolific voiceover artist, Siiri’s VO work appears in museum installations, commercials, and nearly 50 audiobooks. Siiri is also a company member of Theatre Nohgaku - the international Japanese Noh theatre, and is the Head of Acting and Directing at the University of Notre Dame in the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre.