Meet Your Creative team!

Our goal from day one was to assemble the best team possible for DEADLY STAGES, and I couldn't be more proud of the people who are making this show MORE than what I hoped it could be. Yes, our cast is top-notch, but these are the people who help make them shine. Want to see their efforts? Ticketing link will be on the bottom of the page!

(Playwright/Director) has been the Artistic Director of The Other Side of Silence (TOSOS) since 2001 when he and Barry Childs revived Doric Wilson’s historic theatre company.  (TOSOS was founded as NYC’s first professional LGBT theatre company in 1974.)  

Mark has directed many of TOSOS’ award-winning and acclaimed productions – including Jewelle Gomez’ Audelco-winning plays LEAVING THE BLUES and WAITING FOR GIOVANNI and most recently the world premiere of Robert Macke’s HOUSE OF CHAVIS and the revival of Kathleen Warnock’s ROCK THE LINE.   

He is a co-creator of the OUT LINES podcast which examines lesser known titles in the LGBTQIA+ theatrical canon and puts them in a historical / sociological context (

He is a playwright, actor and producer.  He has directed Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, regionally and internationally. He is on the acting faculty of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

MARC CASTLE* (Playwright/Veronica Traymore) is an actor, director and playwright.   He received a 2017 Jerry Kaufman Award Citation for Excellence in Playwriting for his first collection of short plays. Productions of his work have been seen at EST, the Neighborhood Playhouse and La Mama, among many others. He was the Literary Manager for Emerging Artists Theatre where he has had eight short plays and his one man show produced.

Other recent works include Mr. Company, (American Globe Theatre; Winner: Audience Favorite Award) book, music and lyrics for Love, Incorporated , (Roper Center in Norfolk VA, Midtown Fest; Winner: Outstanding Production of a Musical) Friends and Relations, (June Havoc Theater) and book and lyrics for Young King Arthur (Vital Theatre Company, Actor’s Playhouse, Florida; Winner: National Children’s Theater Award.)

He started acting professionally at the age of 10, touring in the 1 st national company of Camelot and appearing off-Broadway in Plays for Bleecker Street. (Circle in the Square), My Great Dead Sister (The Production Co.) and Romance Language (Playwrights Horizons.) 

Regionally: The Foreigner, Crazy for You and A Lion in Winter

Film and TV: A Guide to Recognizing Your SaintsUrbania, and As the World Turns 

He is a proud member of Emerging Artists Theatre, ARTC, Equity, SAG/AFTRA, ASCAP, the Dramatist Guild, and an alumnus of the BMI Workshop. If you want to know more, check out

(Lighting Designer)Zach is thrilled to a part of this exciting project! He is a NYC/NJ based designer. Recent credits include: Sesame Street, The Musical (Theater Row NYC), Camp Morning Wood (Asylum NYC), CreateTheater Festival (Theater Row, NYC) Jason Robert Brown feat. Stephen Sondheim (Town Hall, NYC). Regional: Vivid Stage (Resident Lighting/Scenic Designer) – Summit, NJ, Whyte Hall – Fire Island Pines, NY, School of Rock (Skylight Music Theater, Milwaukee, WI), Hatilloo Theater – Memphis, TN, Sharon Playhouse – Sharon, CT, Little Theater on the Square – Sullivan, IL. Constant thanks all friends and families. Purchase College Alum. 

[Zach’s 2nd life: Chief Instructor/Owner, New York Okinawan Karate,


(Original Music and Sound Designer)

Morry Campbell is singer/songwriter/sound designer/music producer. He’s written music and/or designed sound for several NYC theatre companies, including TOSOS Theatre Company (Resident Sound Designer), Articulate Theatre Company, and MAD Company Theatre.

Shows include Romeo and Juliet (MADA), Secret Identity, Leaving the Blues, Sarah B. Divine!, Waiting for Giovanni, Listen! The River, and Satan in High Heels.

Examples of his music can be heard at


(Video Design and Direction) As of right now, I only have David’s acting bio, which does not do justice to his technical/artistic expertise in creating the video sequences for DEADLY STAGES. I could re-post his acting bio here, but you could also just go find the MEET YOUR CAST page, and read it there… so here’s that link: Meet Your Cast here on

Eventually there will be something more compelling in this space! I guarantee it!

(Scenic and Costume Designer)

Court Watson (he/they) is a New York based set and costume designer. Career highlights include The Sound of Music, Spamalot, Frau Luna, Fledermaus, Annie, Hansel und Gretel, and Frau Luna in Salzburg, Annie Get Your Gun and King for a Day at the Glimmerglass Festival, La bohéme and Rigoletto at Wolf Trap Opera, Les contes d’Hoffmann in Beijing, Little Shop of Horrors, Liberty Smith and Spelling Bee at Ford’s Theatre, two German productions of Jekyll and Hyde, The Ring Cycle for Virginia Opera, and many many shows in Hershey, Orlando, San Antonio, and Williamsburg. 

Court is also an artist and co-host of the Doable Guys Art Collective in residency at the SoHo Project Space. He has exhibited in numerous group shows at the Leslie-Lohman Gay and Lesbian Art Museum as well as four Fire Island Pines Art Biennials, Superfine! Art Fair, Art Gaysel Miami, Art Gaysel Provincetown, Barnwood, Side Tracks Gallery, Salzburg’s Dark Eagle, Atlantic Gallery, Brooklyn Queer Flea, and Dandyland. 

WANDERLUST at the SoHo Project Space was his first solo show in New York and first monograph.He is committed to advocating for safe, respectful, inclusive, diverse spaces where we can take creative risks together without harassment or abuse.

He holds an MFA from New York University and a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University with a minor in Art History. He serves on the faculty at NYU’s Tisch Drama. He serves as chair of the USA829 Eastern Region Costume Design Exam Committee.

February 16 – March 16, 2024

Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7 pm; Fridays at 8 pm; Saturdays at 2 pm and 8 pm; Sundays at 3 pm. Additional Matinee: Wednesday, March 13th at 2 pm.

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