Beneath everyone’s Ray-Bans lurks a dark secret. Brittany + Bethany, two hot n’ stupid American Apparel models attempt to retrace their vodka-seltzer-soaked steps of the prior evening. Through a series of provocative poses and electro-pop beats, the girls connect the dot-dot-dots and the memory they find is much more horrifying than an ellipses.
About the Artists
CAITLIN SAYLOR STEPHENS (playwright) is a Brooklyn-based playwright and performer. Her plays include: Black Escalade, Joley, The Unofficial Race Time of A. Pineda, From the Basement of My Heart, Two Men Missing in The Hudson River, and When We Went Electronic. Her work has been developed at New York Theatre Workshop, New Georges, The Lark, and The Flea Theatre. Among her awards are fellowships, scholarships, grants, and residencies from Ucross, The Whiting Foundation, The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Sewanee Writer’s Conference, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, The New Georges Audrey Residency, SPACE on Ryder Farm and The Orchard Project. Caitlin holds a two-time honorable mention on The Kilroy’s List for her plays Two Men Missing in The Hudson River and When We Went Electronic and has been a finalist for many honors including Sundance Theatre Lab, The Jerome Fellowship, The Boris Segal/Drama League Fellowship at Williamstown Theater Festival, P73 Fellowship, Ingram New Works Lab at Nashville Rep, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Berkeley Rep Ground Floor Residency, Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission, Princess Grace Award, and The National Playwright’s Conference at The O’Neill. She holds a Bachelors of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College. New Georges Affiliated Artist and member of The Jam. Follow Caitlin on social @caitlinsaylor. www.caitlinsaylorstephens.com
SARAH FRANCES CAGIANESE (composer) is a singer-songwriter in the alternative sister-duo Frances Rose. Classically trained on violin, guitar, and piano, Sarah has performed internationally in Paris, Niger, West Africa and New York City. In 2006, Sarah created the international charity Case Collective to increase awareness about children's rights and African culture. In partnership with UNICEF and Boston University, she funded Case-D, a school for street children in Niamey, Niger, where she developed a music and arts program for the students. In 2012 she joined Warner Chappell's roster of acclaimed musicians as a songwriter. Sarah holds a Bachelors in International Relations from Boston University.
WHITNEY WHITE (director) is a Brooklyn based director, actor, and musician. Her original musical Lover I'll Bring You Back to Life was part of Ars Nova's Ant Fest, and her full length play Great Hill Mouth was part of The Drama League's Rough Draft series. Her musical adaptation of Macbeth; Macbeth in Stride has been workshopped at Trinity Rep, Chautauqua, and Judson Memorial. This past year she assisted Sam Gold (Othello, NYTW), Dan Sullivan (If I Forget, Roundabout), and Anne Kaufman (Marvin's Room, Broadway). She also directed work at: The Drama League, South Oxford, Roundabout and Luna Stage. Whitney is the inaugural Roundabout Directing Fellow, and will be a 2050 Fellow at NYTW this fall. As an actor she has worked at: The Goodman, The Guthrie, Trinity Rep, Roundabout, Ars Nova, About Face, Chautauqua and The Court Theatre. FILM: Ocean's 8. TV: Louie (FX), The Playboy Club (NBC). MFA Acting Brown University/Trinity Rep, BA Northwestern University. www.whitney-white.com.
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