Richard Hoehler (Performer) has created three solo shows (Working Class, Human Resources, New Jersey/New York) that have been performed Off Broadway, regionally and internationally and is the recipient of an OOBR Award for Best Solo Performance. In 2009 his play, Fathers & Sons premiered Off Broadway. Other stage appearances include Rounding Third, K2, Kalighat, True West, Cries for Peace, The Rubber Room, Inadmissible and Day of the Dad (Best Actor in a Lead Role.) Television: NYPD Blue, Law and Order, Third Watch, and The Black Box. His award winning short story, Four Roses, is published in Middle Jersey Writers and other fiction and poetry has appeared in various magazines and periodicals. Richard is the workshop director for the Penguin Random House Creative Writing Competition and director of their annual awards ceremony at Symphony Space. He is the founder of Acting Out, a professional acting class for at-risk youth and the incarcerated with residencies at Otisville State Prison and The Fortune Society. Joe Assadourian's The Bullpen, developed at Otisville under Richard's direction is currently running Off Broadway at the Playroom Theater.
Janice L. Goldberg
Janice L. Goldberg (director) was recently awarded The Kennedy Center Gold Medallion Award for her work with new plays. She has directed over 75 new works, uptown and down, across the country, from university to Off-Broadway. Recent work includes: Café Pen (1 play/ 25 performances / 25 casts) at Theatre 54 in NYC; The Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Alaska; The Stop Gun Violence Now Theater Festival; Speedball at the Kennedy Center; Flyovers by Jeffrey Sweet, working with Victory Gardens and featuring Richard Kind and Tony Award Winner Michele Pawk; After Anne Frank Off-Broadway at the Soho Playhouse; multiple award winner That Dorothy Parker for The Algonquin Theatre. Rose Colored Glass, which Janice directed and co-wrote with Susan Bigelow, is published by Samuel French, Inc. and has had productions Off-Broadway, regionally, and is running in the Czech Republic. Janice is currently developing a new musical with Gentile Entertainment in New York. She serves as Producing Artistic Co-Director of Artistic New Directions in New York. www.JaniceLGoldberg.com
RJ Bartholomew (Playwright) is also the author of But For The Grace that premiered at Otisville State Prison and was performed at the Fortune Society last year. An abridged version of I Of The Storm was presented at Artistic New Directions' Go Solo Festival.(Playwright) is also the author of But For The Grace that premiered at Otisville State Prison and was performed at the Fortune Society last year. An abridged version of I Of The Storm was presented at Artistic New Directions' Go Solo Festival.