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             THE CAST

All actors appear courtesy of Actor's Equity Association



Chester            Jack O'Connell 

Dolly                Judy Rosenblatt

Jiggs                 Stephane Duret

Champ             Paul Nugent

Sparky              John Charles McLaughlin

Whiskey           Bob Jaffe

Jack O'Connell

Theatre:  Duke Bonkowksi in Yanks 3 Detroirt O, top of 7th. W.R. Hearst in  The Cats Meow. Joe Keller, All My Sons.Mountain McClintock in Requiem For a Heavyweight. Johnny Friendly, On The Waterfront. Nunzio Over The River Through the Woods. Uncle Tommy in Kiss The Blarney Stone, Lou Cohn in 1940s Radio Hour. Our Town, Stage Manager.  Film: "DOUBT", "BIG NIGHT", "THE PAPER!", "REQUIEM FOR A DREAM", "DIGGERS", "THE YARDS", "JUNGLE 2 JUNGLE", "INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS".  TV: Mad Men, Louie CK, Bored to Death, Nurse Jackie, and others.


Judy Rosenblatt


Judy Rosenblatt: FILM/TV:  The Cobbler (Tom McCarthy, Dir.) with Adam Sandler and Dustin Hoffman; Taxi Brooklyn (Web series);The Sopranos (TV series.) NY THEATRE: Understudied Roberta Maxwell and Marcia Rodd in Hellman v. McCarthy with Dick Cavett , Abingdon Theatre, (Jan Buttram, Dir.),  Moses, the Author – 2014 Fringe Encore (Amy Wright, Dir.); The Pinter Connection – HB Playwrights Theatre (Austin Pendleton  &  Chris Martin, Dirs.); Woman Before A Glass – Abingdon Theatre  & United Solo Festival (Austin Pendleton. Dir.); TRAINING:  Cornell University, Central School of Speech and Dramatic Art ( London), Joseph Balfior, William Esper, Sanford Meisner, Austin Pendleton and Uta Hagen.


Stephane Duret

Cell Theatre credits include HARD TIMES (Thomas Jefferson). Off-Broadway: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, The Public Theatre (Male Swing); International: PARADE (Jerusalem, Israel), ZORRO (Shanghai, China); Regional: VIOLET (Flick), AIDA, HOT MIKADO, RAGTIME, CABARET, CURTAINS, SWEET CHARITY, THE PRODUCERS. 

Stephane started training at the New World School of the Arts in Miami, Fl. He holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. Proud member of A.E.A.

Paul Nugent

A Resident Artist at the cell, Paul appeared most recently as Victor McGowan in the award-winning The McGowan Trilogy. He's delighted to work on Marianne Driscoll's new play, following playing William in her sold-out hit musical, McGoldrick's Thread. Credits include The Field (Irish Rep), Ladies & Gents (Irish Arts Center) and on TV, “The Blacklist” (NBC). Paul is Co-Artistic Director of the theatre company AboutFACE Ireland and creator/co-producer of the annual NEWvember New Plays Festival.

John Charles McLaughlin


John McLaughlin Originally from Hammond, IN, John is a resident artist at the cell theatre in New York City. He has performed in their productions of McGoldrick’s Thread, Peter/Wendy and Hard Times: An American Musical, and was recently seen in their readings of Honor Molloy's Crackskull Row and Nancy Manocherian’s Blue Skies. He has also performed as a member of the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players and AEA.

Bob Jaffee

Stage: At the cell: Willy Holtzman’s The Real McGonagall; also, performer/adapter of ...and then you go on. An Anthology of the Works of SAMUEL BECKETT; An American Family Takes a Lover. Other Stage: Ensemble Studio Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Festival, HERE, Theater for a New City, La MaMa E.T.C., Amios, FringeNYC, Trinity Repertory, Providence Black Repertory and Perishable Theatre, others. Film/TV:Showtime’s Brotherhood, Law & Order: SVU, many independent films, including award-winners Imagine I’m Beautiful, Water Dogs and The Offering. Ensemble Artist of Ensemble Studio Theatre, Artist-in-Residence at the cell.



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