Hand to God

October 19 - November 12, 2017
(Opening Night: October 25, 2017) 

On the Lyceum Stage

By Robert Askins
Directed by Sam Woodhouse
Scenic Design by Robin Roberts

Lighting Design by Trevor Norton
Costume Design by Charlotte Devaux
Sound Design by Matthew Lescault-Wood
Dramaturgy by
 Dawn Moore
Assistant Direction by Rachel Mink
Stage Management by Heather Brose


Cast:

Caleb Foote as “Jason/Tyrone”
DeAnna Driscoll as “Margery”
Jason Heil as "Pastor Greg"
Garrett Marshall as "Timothy"
Christina L. Flynn as "Jessica"

Something devilish is lurking in a church basement puppet show in Cypress, Texas. And his name is…Tyrone. He may look like an innocent sock puppet, but when he infiltrates the angst-ridden church youth group and takes possession of Jason’s arm, all hell breaks loose. Spectacularly foul-mouthed and wickedly scandalous, Tyrone shocks the congregation with his outrageous insinuations, exposing their deepest secrets—and teaching us all about love, grief and what it means to be human. A smash success on Broadway and in London, this darkly delightful and wildly funny comedy is the most produced play in America!

                                                                   


Production Photos
All photos credited to Daren Scott

                
   Caleb Foote as "Tyrone" in Hand to God               Garrett Marshall as "Timothy" and DeAnna           DeAnna Driscoll as "Margery" and Jason Heil
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   Christina L. Flynn as "Jessica" and Caleb              Caleb Foote as "Tyrone/Jason" in Hand to God          DeAnna Driscoll as "Margery" in Hand to God
    Foote as "Tyrone/Jason" in Hand to God                                           Download                                                                   Download
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Caleb Foote as "Tyrone/Jason" in Hand to God
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Press Photos
All photos credited to Daren Scott

                
 Jason Heil as "Pastor Greg" in Hand             DeAnna Driscoll as "Margery" in Hand            Garrett Marshall as "Timothy" in Hand
                         to God                                                             to God                                                              to God
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   Christina L. Flynn as "Jessica" in                  Caleb Foote as "Jason/Tyrone" in                          Tyrone as Himself in Hand to God
                 Hand to God                                                    Hand to God                                                              Download
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 Caleb Foote as "Jason/Tyrone," DeAnna Driscoll as "Margery," Garrett Marshall
              as "Timothy" and Christina L. Flynn as "Jessica" in Hand to God

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Bios

Robert Askins (Playwright) was born in Cypress Texas in 1980. He moved to New York in 2005. Rob has received two EST/Sloan grants, and an Arch and Bruce Davis Award for Playwriting. He has been commissioned by Divercity Theatre and Baylor University. Rob's play “Princes of Waco” was produced and developed by Youngblood. His play “Matthew and the Pastor's Wife” was a part of Marathon 2010 at the Ensemble Studio Theatre. Rob's play “Doll Parts” was read with the Write Club sponsored by Arlene Dahl. This Summer he was a part of the 52nd Streets “Heads or Tail: The Chancey Plays” and he can be found on the second Sunday of every month running around a fancy Greek restaurant for his site-specific brunch serial “All the Little Fishes” about the trials and tribulations of working fine dining in Manhattan with Greeks. Rob is an I-73 and Youngblood Alum.

Sam Woodhouse (Director) co-founded San Diego REP with D.W. Jacobs in 1976, and has since worked as a director, producer or actor on more than 280 productions. As an actor, he has performed on The REP stages in “The Seafarer,” in the title role of “King Lear,” “Proof,” “Hamlet,” and with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra in the title role of Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du Soldat.” His recent directorial work with The REP includes: “EVITA,” “Into the Beautiful North,” “Manifest Destinitis,” “Rapture, Blister, Burn,” “The Oldest Boy,” “Violet,” “Oedipus El Rey,” “Honky,” “El Henry” (with La Jolla Playhouse), “Detroit,” “Venus in Fur,” “In the Heights,” “Federal Jazz Project,” “Clybourne Park,” “The Who’s TOMMY,” “In the Next Room or the vibrator play,” “Threepenny Opera” and “Water & Power.” In 2011, he directed “American Night: The Ballad of Juan José” for the Denver Center Theatre Company. In 2003, he was awarded the Patté Shiley Award for Lifetime Achievement by KPBS and the prestigious Alonzo Award by the Downtown San Diego Partnership. In 2006, he and Jacobs were honored with the Craig Noel Award by the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle for 30 years of artistic dedication to downtown and diversity.

Caleb Foote (Jason/Tyrone): L.A.: Zoot Suit (Mark Taper Forum); Hansel and Gretel: Bluegrass (24th Street Theater). Regional: Teenage Dick (Eugene O'Neill Theater Center). TV: Recurring role in American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace; recurring role in American Horror Story: CultGrey’s Anatomy Season 14. Training: BFA Acting University of Michigan. A huge thank you to KMR Talent and Hyphenate Management. Caleb would like to dedicate the run of this show to his brave cousin, Matt Maskill.


 



DeAnna Driscoll (Margery): Most recently seen as Beatrice in The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man- In-The-Moon-Marigolds at Cygnet Theatre. She also appeared in Intrepid Theatre’s Quality of Life which won the 2015 S.D Critics Circle award for Best Ensemble and Best Play of the Year. Previously, DeAnna starred in Moxie Theater’s Mud Blue Sky and before that played Shannon in Bethany at The Old Globe. Theaters include: NSC Black Box (NY), Cockpit Theater (NY), The Old Globe Theater, San Diego Repertory Theatre, Moxie Theatre, Intrepid Theatre and more. Favorite roles include: Jenette in Quality of Life, Frankie in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Grace in Bus Stop, Haley in Bad Dates, Eve Ensler in The Good Body, and Regan in King Lear. Television and film credits include: “Lincoln Heights”, “Point Pleasant”, “Veronica Mars”, “Decaf”, “Nixon Baby”. Commercial credits include: Union Bank, Pepsi, Sunny Delight, and AT&T. DeAnna is a recipient of San Diego Critics Circle award and BACKSTAGE magazine’s Garland Award. She is a very proud member of both Actor’s Equity and SAG/AFTRA.
 

Jason Heil (Pastor Greg): San Diego REP: Violet, Clybourne Park, A Christmas Carol. Off-Broadway: Sea of Souls Regional: Lucy Simon's Zhivago (La Jolla Playhouse), Twelfth Night, Plaid Tidings (Old Globe), Arkansas and Tennessee Repertory Theatres, Capital Stage, A Noise Within, and nine seasons with the Utah, Lake Tahoe, Marin, & Texas Shakespeare Festivals. Other San Diego Theatre: The Miracle Worker, Wit, The Glass Menagerie, Into the Woods, The Winslow Boy (Lamb’s Players Theatre), Art (Intrepid), Noises Off, Cabaret (Cygnet), Passion, Angels in America (ion), School for Lies, Dracula (North Coast Rep), The Lion in Winter (Moonlight), Three Days of Rain (Compass). MFA: UC Irvine. jasonheil.com



Garrett Marshall (Timothy): Garrett Marshall is thrilled to be a part of Hand to God. While he has mostly done musical theater since graduating from the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, nothing beats a great play. Garrett's previous performances include Edward Rutledge-1776 (Cabrillo Music Theater), The Beast-Beauty and the Beast (Music Theater West), Billy Nolan- Carrie The Musical (Los Angeles Theater) and Kristoff-Frozen (Hyperion Theater). Garrett would like to thank his agents for their support, his family and friends for their love and you for being here. @TheGarrettPM



Christina L. Flynn (Jessica / Jolene): Christina is thrilled to be making her debut at San Diego REP. Credits include: North Coast Rep – The Illusion, Who Am I This Time? New Village Arts - Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight, Stage Kiss. Other regional theatre credits include: The Importance of Being Earnest (Tipping Point Theatre), Tartuffe, The Winter’s Tale, Much Ado About Nothing (Michigan Shakespeare Festival), Sonia Flew (Jewish Ensemble Theatre and Performance Network Theatre), Born Yesterday, All My Sons, The Seagull, The Fantasticks, Servant of Two Masters, Hamlet (Hilberry Repertory Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Utah Shakespeare Festival Tour). christinaflynn.com

 

 
 
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