SHOW OF HANDS

by Anthony Clarvoe

Directed by Erin Gilley

Playwright / ANTHONY CLARVOE
Playwright / ANTHONY CLARVOE

Anthony Clarvoe has received American Theatre Critics, Will Glickman, Bay Area Theatre Critics, LA Drama Critics, Garland, Elliot Norton, and Edgerton New American Play awards; fellowships from the Guggenheim, Irvine, Jerome, and McKnight Foundations, National Endowment for the Arts, TCG/Pew Charitable Trusts, and Kennedy Center; commissions from South Coast Rep, Mark Taper Forum, and Playwrights Horizons; the Berrilla Kerr Award for his contributions to American theater; and many others.  Productions include Pick Up Ax (South Coast Rep, San Jose Rep), The Living (Denver Center), Let’s Play Two (South Coast Rep), Ambition Facing West (Trinity Rep, Theatreworks), Ctrl+Alt+Delete (San Jose Rep, George St. Playhouse), The Brothers Karamazov (Cincinnati Playhouse, Circle X), Show and Tell (Rep Theatre of St. Louis), Gizmo (Penn State Center Stage), Our Practical Heaven (Aurora Theatre), Gunpowder Joe (Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble), and most recently, a series of experimental movement-based pieces with Ragged Wing Ensemble.  His plays are published by Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. The Art of Sacrifice (Merrimack Rep) was published by Random House in the anthology Plays for Two. Anthony teaches at UC Berkeley, St. Mary’s College, PlayGround, and Stagebridge. A native San Franciscan and long-time resident of New York City and the Midwest, he lives with his family in Berkeley, CA.

Director / ERIN GILLEY
Director / ERIN GILLEY

Erin Gilley (Director). Previous directing credits include: Criminal Genius by George Walker and Making Noise Quietly by Robert Holman [TheatreFirst]; The Speakeasy and Equus [Boxcar Theatre]; Fiction [Dragon Theatre]; Turning Tricks and Counting in Sha’ab [Golden Thread’s ReOrient festival]; digital theatre productions Longitude and Peek A Boo [London International Festival Theatre]; The Technology Cave in Taylor Mac’s The Lily’s Revenge [Magic Theatre]; The Unauthorized Autobiography of Kim Deal and Beautiful [elastic future]; Wreckage by Caridad Svich [Crowded Fire]; The Woods by David Mamet [Theatre in the Woods]. Assistant directing credits include: 12 Angry Men [West End]; The Life of Galileo [Birmingham Rep/Royal Shakespeare Company]; Khandan [Birmingham Rep/Royal Court Theatre]; Blackbird [ACT]. Erin studied theatre as an undergraduate at Princeton University and received her MFA from Birkbeck, University of London. She is originally from the mountains of northwest Georgia.  www.eringilley.com