by Susan McCully
About the Play
In an isolated Appalachian town, the hard-hewn folk return to their backwoods rituals to ward off threats from an increasingly hostile modern world. Will Lorna convince her mother to make the necessary sacrifice and prevent social and ecological disaster? Will the chilling Rite at Kerrmoor be repeated?
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Susan McCully (Playwright and Actor)
Susan McCully is a scholar of feminist theatre and a dramaturg, as well as a playwright and performer. She is the Artistic Director for GRRL Parts, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) festival of new plays by women. Her plays Cyber Becomes Electra, Inexcusable Fantasies and Leah’s Dybbuk have played at colleges, universities and fringe festivals across the U.S. and abroad including University of Toronto, University of Exeter, the Kolibri Pince in Budapest. Inexcusable Fantasies was invited to the Prague and the New York Fringe Festival in 2013. Her play Voracious will premiere at UMBC in November of this year.
Eve Muson (Director)
Eve Muson’s directing credits include Kerrmoor (Interrobang Theatre/Strand Theater), Inexcusable Fantasies (Strand Theater, Prague Festival Fringe, FringeNYC), Speech & Debate and Las Meninas (RepStage), Venus, Big River, and Peter Pan (Olney Theatre Center,) and many productions at Boston Playwrights Theatre, WordBRIDGE Laboratory, American Stage Festival, and Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is the Principal Director for Grrl Parts, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) festival of new plays by women. For this annual project, Eve has directed commissioned works by Sheila Callaghan, Tanya Saracho, Lucy Thurber, Ellen McLaughlin and Timberlake Wertenbaker. She has directed dozens of university productions including Leah’s Dybbuk, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Gum, and many new plays and devised works. She has been twice cited for Outstanding Direction by the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival for her work on Un Tango En La Noche (Boston University) and Las Meninas (UMBC). She is an Associate Professor of Theatre and Director of the BFA Acting program at UMBC.
Katie Hileman (Actor)
Katie is the Artistic Director of The Interrobang Theatre Company and has performed most recently in their productions Heavy Hors D'oeuvres featuring new, short plays by Juanita Rockwell, Amy Bernstein, and Joy Etukudo and Scab by Shelia Callaghan. Katie has also been seen in Las Meninas by Lynn Nottage at RepStage and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). She can also be seen in BFA: The Web Series. Katie will be participating in readings as a part of Baltimore's ParityFest 2015, in July 2015 and this fall she will be appearing in the world premiere of Interrobang Theatre's and Strand Theater's co-production of Kerrmoor as a part of DC Women's Voices Theatre Festival and Charm City Fringe. Katie is a very proud BFA Acting graduate from UMBC.