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Tim Tuttle(The Narrator)


Executive Producer/ Actor

Amar has predominantly worked in the Theatre; before moving to NYC, he worked professionally in Boston (also where he grew up). In 2008 – he moved to NYC and continued to work on the Stage. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Amar has studied with Wynn Handman and Robert McCaskill in NYC.

Recent Stage credits:

Rabbit Hole (Full Spectrum), Women & Children (Paradise Factory Theatre), Alphabet City X (Metropolitan Playhouse)

Recent Regional Theatre credits:

A Disappearing Number (Central Square Theatre), Ritu Comes Home (InterAct Theatre), Deathwatch (Will Act For Food)

Recent TV/Films credits:

The Blackspot, Blindspot, 8:46, Nous York

Alison Delaney (Elisabeth)

Carol Jacobanis (Susan)

A classically trained actor from Los Angeles by way of London now living in New York, Carol is passionate in her belief in the healing, entertaining, and soul-expanding powers of storytelling. New York theater: Caroline Conway, Heads (Lew Gould dir.); Arkadina, The Seagull (Wandering Bark); Angel, Surface: The Absurdist Biography of Uncle Phil (Fringe NYC award winner); Joyce, Flashback (Ensemble Studio Theater). TV/Film: Mindy Cermak, The Calling (Peacock, opposite Ben Shenkman); Jane Siddons, Law & Order SVU; Hannah Jefferson, Europe for President (ARTE France & ORF Germany); and King of Hearts (TV pilot with Pedro Pascal). Carol is an Audie Award winning audiobook narrator and the voice of many, many anime characters. She can also bake anything, including French macarons. Love and gratitude always to Wynn Handman.

Rich Orlow (Sully)

Constance Hastie (Donna)

Erin Morris (Mary)

Lindsay Wheeler (Nellie)

Marcus Lorenzo (Tommy)

Marcus is honored to be performing in Tim Tuttle’s 44 Lights, and bringing such an important moment in American history to life on the New York City stage. Marcus proudly represents the Wynn Handman Studio lineage, along with many members of 44 Lights. Wynn, thank you for creating a space for us to become a better version of ourselves. Some of Marcus’s favorite credits include – TV: Blue Bloods and Person of Interest on CBS. Law & Order on NBC. Theater: The Cherry Orchard as Trofimov and Taming of the Shrew as Gremio.

Benjamin Mowrer (Carlton)

Dana Weintraub

Dana Weintraub is thrilled to be making her official Off-Broadway debut designing 44 Lights. Dana opened Entertaining Mr. Sloane earlier this year as her first New York City theatrical design and had the premiere of movies The Adults and Somewhere Quiet at the Tribeca Film Festival last summer. Dana received her MFA in Scenic Design from Carnegie Mellon University during the height of the pandemic, so she has been overjoyed to be back in the room, in person with passionate collaborators and audience members!

Denise Savas

Denise Savas (Production Stage Manager) is excited to join the 44 Lights team. Hailing from Chicago, Denise is a Stage Manager who has managed everything from theater to documentary films to even the circus. NYC: White Rose, Without You; Chicago: Cabaret Zazou, Teatro Zinzanni, Theatre Wit, Northbrook Theatre, Shattered Globe Theatre, terraNOVA Collective, Emerald City Theatre, Provision Theater, Collaboraction, Stockyards Theater Project, For Youth Inquiry. Recently, Denise produced a feature documentary for Springhill Company and the Lollapalooza 2023 live stream for Hulu. Earlier this year she served as Stage Manager for Anthony Rapp’s new musical, Without You. You can also find Denise using her creative skills as an Art Director and Production Stylist for brands like Live Nation and Showtime.

Elisabeth Weidner

Elisabeth Weidner is a Sound Designer and Composer based in NYC. She is a graduate of Florida State University where she holds a degree in Commercial Music. Elisabeth is a member of United Scenic Artists-Local 829 and serves as Co-Vice Chair for the TSDCA (Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association).

Some theatre credits include:

Broadway: Funny Girl (Associate Sound Designer)

Off-Broadway: David (Sound Designer), 44 Lights (Sound Designer/Music Arranger), American Rot (Sound Designer), White Rose (Sound Designer), F*ck 7th Grade (Sound Designer), The Magnificent 7 (Sound Designer), Trevor (Assistant Sound Designer)

Pre-Broadway Out of Town: Water For Elephants (Associate Sound Designer-Alliance Theatre), Hood (Sound Designer-Asolo Repertory Theatre)

Resident Sound Designer/Composer: PCPA-Pacific Conservatory Theatre 2009-2019

(Selected) Regional Sound Designer: Anthony Rapp’s Without You IMM Theater Tokyo, Anthony Rapp’s Without You Curran Theatre, Rock, Paper, Scissors; Escape From Peligro Island (Zoom Edition), Arthur and Friends Make a Musical First Stage Milwaukee, Avenue Q, 39 Steps, The Oregon Cabaret, 39 Steps, Crime & Punishment The Ensemble Theatre

John Burkland

JOHN BURKLAND (Lighting Design) The John F. Kennedy Center, Signature Theater, Theater Under the Stars, Drury Lane, DR2, La Mama E.T.C., HB Playwrights Studio, Guggenheim Arts and Process, NYC Fringe, New York Musical Theater Festival, The Summer Play Festival, North Shore Music Theater, Paper Mill Playhouse, Northern Stage, Studio Theater, Theater Alliance, Quintessence Theater Group, Luna Stage, Williamstown Theater Festival, Big Apple Circus, among others. As the lighting director for the Howard Stern Show he’s lit performances by artists as diverse as Bruce Springsteen, Brandi Carlile, Metallica, Harry Styles, Def Leppard, and Lady Gaga. John won a Helen Hayes Award for his work on The Wonderful World of Dissocia and a Surya Bonaly Award for his work on Uncle Vanya. Education: North Carolina School of the Arts.

Rich Lamb

Rich Lamb is a NYC-based audio engineer and keyboardist. Since graduating from Berklee College of Music, he was worked at various area recording studios including Skyline, Power Station, Systems Two, Mark Dann Recording, and New Calcutta (Rich Pagano). He has also done live sound at Maxwell’s, The Bottom Line, Trinity Church Wall Street, and City Vineyard. Some of his work has received Grammy awards or nominations, including albums by Nicole Zuraitis (2024 winner, Best Jazz Vocal Album), Dan Pugach, and Joan Osborne. He produced both of Tim Tuttle’s CDs, and was bandleader/pianist/backing vocalist for all (except for 2021) of the “Music From Ground Zero” shows, which featured Tim’s music on the anniversary of 9/11 in NYC from 2002- 2012, and 2016.

Richard Lear

Richard Lear is thrilled to be the assistant director on this amazing project. His career has made him wear many hats, starting his career fresh out of college as the lead in the West Coast Opera Company’s production of the Chocolate Soldier. Shortly after, he was a finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions for two consecutive years, a scholarship competition sponsored by the Metropolitan Opera. After joining the West Coast Ensemble, the largest acting company in Los Angeles, he realized his passion for theater and moved to New York City, 4 blocks from the World Trade Center. He stayed there until he was forced to move by the tragic events on 9/11. Richard was the assistant director for The Orchard’s move from Off‐Broadway to Boston, starring Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jessica Hecht, and Jeffrey Hayenga. He has directed several shows in NYC and NJ. He produced and starred in a promotional trailer for the film Stranger last year. The full‐length film is currently in pre‐production. As an actor, he recently played Harold in the North Star Theater Company’s production of The Full Monty. He was the understudy for the Off‐Broadway revival of God of Carnage, starring Christiane Noll and David Burtka, and one of his plays was produced by Theater Breaking Through Barriers. When possible, he teaches acting at the duCret Center of Art. In addition, Richard organizes scuba diving trips all over the world, loves to garden, and thinks he is a DIY’er to which his spouse might disagree.

Nancy Robillard

Nancy Robillard has worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in regional theater, with a special focus on developing new work. As a dramaturg and teacher – at NYU’s Tisch School of Arts and others – she aims to help writers and actors to realize their vision.

Her world premieres have included Honor and the River by Anton Dudley, which was hailed by the New York Times as a “stunner”, Rosemary and I by Leslie Avayzian, and Slow Dance with a Hot Pickup by John Pielmeier and Matty Selman.

In New York, Robillard has worked with the Culture Project, Vital Theatre, Directors Company, Red Fern Theatre Company, Algonquin Theatre, Up Theater Company, and Theatre for the New City. She has worked regionally at the Kennedy Center, Walnut Street Theatre, MetroStage, Northern Stage, Luna Stage, Gateway Playhouse, and the Theater Masters national new play festival in Aspen.

Robillard has an MFA in directing from Illinois State University (home of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater). She has taught acting and directing at several colleges is on the faculty of the Dramatists Guild Foundation.

Tom and Michael

Tom and Michael D’Angora (General Managers): Tony and Emmy nominated producers, Broadway: Caroline, or Change (Tony nom), Harmony, How To Dance in Ohio, Suffs, Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club. They are responsible for producing two of the longest running shows in off-Broadway history: NEWSical The Musical (Off-Broadway Alliance Award) and Naked Boys Singing. Other off-Broadway: Walking With Bubbles (Off-Broadway Alliance Award), A Musical About Star Wars, The Marvelous Wonderettes, and more. During the Broadway shutdown, the D’Angoras used their skill set and celebrity friends to help their community, producing several star-studded virtual fundraisers, raising over 1.5 million dollars and saving venues like Birdland Jazz Club, West Bank Cafe and the York Theatre. Their events featured appearances by the likes of President Clinton, Whoopi Goldberg, Sting, Patti LuPone, Elvis Costello, Audra McDonald, Sean Penn, Debra Messing, Matthew Broderick, and hundreds more. For their efforts they received a special Friends of off-Broadway Award from the off-Broadway Alliance and a NY Senate Proclamation naming December 21, 2021 Tom and Michael D’Angora Day in the Theater District.

Stephen Reed

Choreography – Stephen Reed has appeared in five Tony Award-winning Broadway productions, with the NYC Philharmonic and NYC Opera, and toured extensively nationally and internationally. He has worked directly with performing luminaries such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Liza Minelli, Matthew Broderick, Patti Lupone, Martin Short, and Kristin Chenowith. Additionally, he has collaborated with creative agents such as Fred Ebb, Jerome Robbins, Susan Stroman, Frank Galati, Gillian Lynne, Michael Blakemore, and Wayne Cilento, as well as recording artists Gloria Estefan, Prince, Peter Frampton, and Steve Winwood. Most recently, Stephen appeared in FX Network’s “Feud: Capote vs. the Swans” (dir. by Gus Van Sant). Currently, Stephen is the owner/director of Ballet Arts Center for Dance, located in the landmark NY City Center Theatre. Stephen is a proud member of six performing unions (AEA, SDC, AGMA, AGVA, AFTRA, SAG).

Don Kelly - Percussion

Ted Stafford - Guitars

Matt Scharfglass - Bass

Rich Lamb - Keyboards