20/20 Free Library Tour Photos and Videos

20/20 Free Library Tour rehearsal with actors Olga Molina, Chris Schachern, and Jude Gallegos
Actors Olga Molina, Chris Schachern, and Jude Gallegos at 20/20 Free Library Tour rehearsal

We also have photos and videos from the prior production at the 2019 San Francisco Fringe Festival.

20/20 Library Tour Actor & Crew Bios

ActorsCrew / Personnel
Chris SchachernKari Barclay
Elyssia TingleyStardust Doherty
Olga MolinaPaul Seliga
Saourubh VermaAdam Lopez
Tajianna OkechukwuPeter Menchini (Videography)
Winnie Yeung

Actors

Chris Schachern headshot

Chris Schachern (President, ENSEMBLE)

Chris (he, his, him) is a Bay Area Native who graduated with a BFA in Acting from The Academy of Art University in San Francisco. His theater credits include “The Taming of The Shrew” (2013), “Guys and Dolls” (2013), “The Laramie Project” (2013), “Avenue Q” (2014), “You Can’t Take It With You” (2014), “The Time Of Your Life” (2015), “Black Comedy” (2016), and “Six Degrees Of Separation” (2017). Chris was most recently seen as an extra on “13 Reasons Why” (2019). Known for his imposing presence, charming personality, and accent work, Chris a versatile actor with incredible range and comic timing. The “20/20 Free Library Tour” (2020) is Chris’s debut with Theatre Makers.



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Elyssia Tingley (Ensemble)

Elyssia (she, her, her) is a theatre major from Foothill College, and San Jose State University. She has recently worked with Great America, Windy City Productions, and Lyric Theatre. She spends her free time with her sister and friends, or playing the Chinese harp. The “20/20 Free Library Tour” (2020) is Elyssia’s debut with Theatre Makers.

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Olga Molina (Octavia, ENSEMBLE)

Olga (she, her, her) is an actress, improviser, voice-over artist and producer from Barcelona. Before moving to the US, she studied theatre drama in the Barcelona Theatre School, formed the improv company “Improtopia” and worked in 100+ voice & theatre gigs. She’s now continuing her acting career in the Bay Area with different film and theatre projects. The “20/20 Free Library Tour” (2020) is Olga’s debut with Theatre Makers.



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Saourubh Verma (Soshe)

Saourubh (he, his, him) Saourubh Verma is an up-and-coming actor based in San Francisco. After being bitten by the acting bug in the summer of 2019, he decided to hone in on his craft through various types of training in scene study and improv as well as practical experience. The “20/20 Free Library Tour” (2020) is Saourubh’s debut with Theatre Makers and his first lead role.



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Tajianna Okechukwu (Anna)

Tajianna (she, her, her) is a recent college graduate holding a double degree — a BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen and BA in Cinematic Arts with a concentration in Film & TV Studies. Her work in front and behind the camera often centers on stories that explore Blackness, social justice, and other socially relevant topics. She is a freelance videographer working on promo videos for places in her community. She also has performed in a number of plays, short films, and commercials. Tajianna strives to tell stories via film that will shift paradigms and shake culture to achieve racial reconciliation in our society. The “20/20 Free Library Tour” (2020) is Tajianna’s debut with Theatre Makers.



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Winnie Yeung (Ellis, Ensemble)

Winnie (she, her, her) is a San Francisco-based actor who is excited to be making her debut with Theatre Makers in the “20/20 Free Library Tour” (2020).



Crew / Personnel

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Kari Barclay (CO-WRITER)

Kari (he, his, him) is a director, playwright, and researcher completing his PhD in Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University. Originally from Washington, DC, he has made work regionally and in New York at venues including the San Francisco Mime Troupe Studio, Round House Theater, and Manbites Dog. His original play, “Can I Hold You?”, was one of the first plays about asexuality performed in the U.S. and enjoyed runs in San Francisco and Brooklyn. Kari is a co-writer of the Theatre Makers play “20/20” (San Francisco Fringe Festival 2019, San Francisco Public Libraries 2020). More at kari-barclay.com



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Stardust Doherty (DIRECTOR/CO-WRITER)

Stardust (ze/per/herm) is a playwright, composer, musician (oboe and English horn), and English teacher. Stardust is focused long-term on the True of Voice musical dance theatre production and is a co-organizer of the Theatre Makers Meetup, as well as other playwrighting and composing projects. Stardust serves on the Board of Ritual Art Troupe, as well as two other non-profit organizations, the Online Policy Group and the San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra. Stardust formerly worked at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Verified Voting Foundation, and at various high-tech companies during a prior career. Stardust began directing plays with per Shakespeare adaptation “A Midwinter Afternoon’s Nightmare” and the original “Bush Faeries: The Musical” (2018) staged at Breitenbush Community Hot Springs winter radical faerie gatherings. Along the way, there was an agit prop production of “Occupy San Francisco Employee Retirement System” (2013) in response to the bankster housing crisis. Stardust is a co-writer with Iryna Lymar and director of the Theatre Makers plays “Animal Factory Farm” (2018) and “Ecopocalypse” (2018) and co-writer with Iryna Lymar of “You Too” (2019) and the director of and a co-writer with Kari Barclay of “20/20” (San Francisco Fringe Festival 2019, San Francisco Public Libraries 2020).



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Paul Seliga (Stage Manager)

Paul (he, his, him) has been involved in theatre since 2003. He has worked with Living Miracle Productions in San Francisco, including directing “A Franciscan Tapestry” in 2004 and “The Wolf of Gubbio” in 2006. He has also been stage manager for Catchy Name Theater and Pacifica Spindrift Players (“Rumors”, 2009; “Glengarry Glen Ross”, 2011), Ninjaz of Drama, Netgeex, Brisk Weather, Subterranean Shakespeare, Faultline Theater, and Theatre of Others. He directed “The Medicine Cabinet” at the 2016 SF Fringe Festival. As a founding member of the 16th Street Players, he directed their first production, “Bigger Than Life” in 2009. He is a member of the Mission Dolores Basilica Choir since 1979. Unless he’s singing, he likes to run, play softball, ski, watch TiVo, and work on theatre projects. The “20/20 Free Library Tour” (2020) is Paul’s debut with Theatre Makers.

20/20 Library Tour Actors & Crew Information

This information is for actors and crew of the San Francisco Public Library Tour performances of the Theatre Makers play “20/20”. For general information about the play “20/20”, please go to ritualart.org/2020

Performance Schedule

Three performances followed by panel discussions as part of the San Francisco Public Library Tour. Actors and crew should plan to stay for one hour after the performance for takedown and audience adulation.

Date / LocationCall TimeEnd Time
Saturday, February 29, 2020
SFPL Bernal Branch,
500 Cortland Avenue
09:00 AM01:00 PM
Saturday, February 29, 2020
SFPL Richmond Branch,
351 9th Avenue
01:00 PM06:00 PM
Sunday, March 1, 2020
SFPL Main Library
Latino/Hispanic Community Room
100 Larkin Street
01:00 PM05:00 PM

Rehearsal & Casting Schedule

Tentative schedule to be confirmed after casting.

DateStart TimeEnd TimeAbsent
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Casting by Appointment
03:00 PM07:00 PM
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Table Read Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PMSaourubh
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Table Read Rehearsal
03:00 PM07:00 PMOlga,
Tajianna,
Winnie
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Rehearsal
03:00 PM07:00 PMSaourubh, Tajianna (medical, missed beginning and end)
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PMSaourubh (late), Tajianna (late)
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Rehearsal
03:00 PM07:00 PM
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Rehearsal
04:00 PM08:00 PMChris, Olga
NOTE: Different rehearsal location… Muddy’s Coffee House at 1304 Valencia near 24th Street in San Francisco.
Monday, February 17, 2020
Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PMSaourubh (late)
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PMElyssia joined production, Tajianna (left early)
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PM
Friday, February 21, 2020
Run-Through Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PMElyssia (arrived late), Chris (left early, sick), Saourubh (left early, family emergency)
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Run-Through Rehearsal
03:00 PM07:00 PMSaourubh (family emergency)
Monday, February 24, 2020
Run-Through Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PMTajianna (late)
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Dress Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PM
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Dress Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PM
Friday, February 28, 2020
Dress Rehearsal
07:00 PM11:00 PM

Rehearsal & Casting Guidelines

  • Schedule: We will provide a detailed schedule for each rehearsal on Meetup where you can RSVP about your specific attendance for that rehearsal. (So please join the Theatre Makers Meetup.)
  • Casting: Come on time and prepared to read script excerpts, some of which you should memorize before the audition.
  • Punctuality: Please arrive by your call time and stay until your end time for each rehearsal. Your fellow actors and crew are depending on you!
  • Absences: Please notify Stardust well in advance if you aren’t able to attend a rehearsal. You should not miss more than 2 or 3 rehearsals. Also, please try to schedule any missed rehearsals toward the beginning of the rehearsal schedule, rather than for the run-through and dress rehearsals close to performance time.
  • Refreshments: Each rehearsal will offer healthy vegan snacks and drink. Please feel free to bring vegan items to share if you like. Please no meat, dairy, or nuts (due to actor allergies) and mark any items containing gluten, thanks!
  • Feedback: Be prepared to provide and receive constructive feedback.
  • Cooperation: Follow the direction of crew members as appropriate to their roles.
  • Inclusion: Co-create an inclusive and diverse environment, with special attention to (dis)ability accommodation
  • Safety: Co-create an safe environment, with special attention to negotiating consensual connections for romantic and/or physical acting relationships (sexual harassment and abuse strictly prohibited)
  • Contacts: Provide basic contact info (name, city, email, phone, pronoun preference) and share it with the group.
  • Publicity: Snap photos and shoot videos during rehearsals, plus provide headshot and bio to share for show publicity.
  • Marketing: Distribute print and online flyers to friends and family to encourage them to attend the free performances.
  • Party: Help figure out where and when to hold our cast/crew/donor party!

Roles by Actor Name

Here is the cast of roles by actor name as of January 19, 2020.

NameRole(s)
Chris SchachernPresident
? German Newscaster
? Venezuelan Newscaster
? Lead Soldier
? Protestor #3
? Soldier
? Jeff Zuckergates
TBDEllis
Arabic Newscaster #2
Republican Representative
Assassin
Soldiers Group
TBDSarah Palin
Hebrew Newscaster
Vice President
Student #2
General
Alexis
Octavia
TBDMaster of Ceremonies
Secret Service Goon #1
Russian Newscaster
Chinese Newscaster
Democrat Representative
Student #3
Protestors Group
Opposition Politician
Zuckergates Assistant
Protestor
Protestor #1
TBDTV News Host
Business Newscaster
Brazilian Newscaster
Lead Protestor
Protestor #2
Tajianna OkechukwuAnna
? French Newscaster
Protestors Group
TBDBackstage Voice
Secret Service Goon #2
Democrat Senator
Soldiers Group
Security Guard
Saourubh VermaSoshe
? Arabic Newscaster #1
? Republican Senator
? Student #1

Roles by Play Act / Scenario

Here is the cast of roles by play act / scenario as of July 20, 2019.

Play
Act/Scenario
Role(s)
PrologueMaster of Ceremonies (TBD)
Act IPresident (TBD)
Secret Service Goon #1 (TBD)
Secret Service Goon #2 (TBD)
TV News Host (TBD)
Anna (TBD)
Soshe (TBD)
Business Newscaster (TBD)
French Newscaster (TBD)
German Newscaster (TBD)
Russian Newscaster (TBD)
Sarah Palin (TBD)
Brazilian Newscaster (TBD)
Venezuelan Newscaster (TBD)
Chinese Newscaster (TBD)
Hebrew Newscaster (TBD)
Arabic Newscaster #1 (TBD)
Arabic Newscaster #2 (TBD)
Ellis (TBD)
Decision PointsMaster of Ceremonies (TBD)
Backstage Voice (TBD)
ImpeachmentSoshe (TBD)
Anna (TBD)
TV News Host (TBD)
Republican Representative (TBD)
Democrat Representative (TBD)
Republican Senator (TBD)
President (TBD)
Democrat Senator (TBD)
Ellis (TBD)
AssassinationAssassin (TBD)
President (TBD)
Anna (TBD)
Ellis (TBD)
Soshe (TBD)
Secret Service Goon #1 (TBD)
Secret Service Goon #2 (TBD)
Vice President (TBD)
TV News Host (TBD)
Decentralized
Revolution
Ellis (TBD)
Anna (TBD)
Soshe (TBD)
TV News Host (TBD)
Student #1 (TBD)
Student #2 (TBD)
Student #3 (TBD)
Military CoupLead Protestor (TBD)
Lead Soldier (TBD)
Protestors Group (TBD, TBD)
Soldiers Group (TBD, TBD)
Soshe (TBD)
TV News Host (TBD)
Anna (TBD)
General (TBD)
Opposition Politician (TBD)
General StrikeSoshe (TBD)
Anna (TBD)
TV News Host (TBD)
Jeff Zuckergates (TBD)
Assistant (TBD)
Alexis (TBD)
Corporate CoupSoshe (TBD)
Anna (TBD)
TV News Host (TBD)
Ellis (TBD)
Security Guard (TBD)
Octavia (TBD)
Electoral ProgressSoshe (TBD)
Anna (TBD)
Ellis (TBD)
TV News Host (TBD)
Do NothingAnna (TBD)
Soshe (TBD)
Ellis (TBD)
Protestor (TBD)
TV News Host (TBD)
CodaMaster of Ceremonies (TBD)
Everyone! (TBD)

Crew List

We are currently recruiting crew for the following roles:

  • Artistic Director: Stardust Doherty
  • Stage Manager: Paul Seliga
  • Tech Director
  • Prop Master
  • Wardrobe Master
  • Marketing & Social Media Manager
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Sign Language Interpreters (ASL)
  • Videographer

Venue Stages and Load-In

To see photos and videos of the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) venues and the load-in path to the “stage”, see the following:

You Too Final Performance

Thanks to everyone who helped us to stage the You Too play, as well as to our community partner organizations like Narika and SAVE, who participated in panel discussions after each performance.

We had our final performance on November 15, 2019, at First Unitarian Church in Oakland.

You Too Cast and Crew After Final Performance on November 15, 2019
You Too Cast and Crew After Final Performance on November 15, 2019

If you’re interested in participating in future community-based theatre productions from the Ritual Art Troupe, please join the Theatre Makers meetup.

You can support new plays with social, political, economic, and environmental change (SPEEC) themes by donating to Ritual Art Troupe.

You Too Interview of Actor Nadeem Anjum

Actor Nadeem Anjum shares thoughts and feelings in this video about the “You Too” play from the Theatre Makers project of the Ritual Art Troupe.

The play is about abuse, the #metoo movement, and hope for the future.

You Too will have a limited run of performances in the San Francisco Bay Area:

  • 7:00pm on November 9, 2019, at Fremont Community Center, 40204 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 14, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 15, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Show info and tickets: http://www.ritualart.org/youtoo

You Too Interview of Actor Alia Thiel

Actor Alia Thiel shares thoughts and feelings in this video about the “You Too” play from the Theatre Makers project of the Ritual Art Troupe.

The play is about abuse, the #metoo movement, and hope for the future.

You Too will have a limited run of performances in the San Francisco Bay Area:

  • 7:00pm on November 9, 2019, at Fremont Community Center, 40204 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 14, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 15, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Show info and tickets: http://www.ritualart.org/youtoo

You Too Interview of Actor Venee Call-Ferrer

Actor Venee Call-Ferrer shares thoughts and feelings in this video about the “You Too” play from the Theatre Makers project of the Ritual Art Troupe.

The play is about abuse, the #metoo movement, and hope for the future.

You Too will have a limited run of performances in the San Francisco Bay Area:

  • 7:00pm on November 9, 2019, at Fremont Community Center, 40204 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 14, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 15, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Show info and tickets: http://www.ritualart.org/youtoo

You Too Interview of Ankur Garg

Actor Ankur Garg shares thoughts and feelings in this video about the “You Too” play from the Theatre Makers project of the Ritual Art Troupe.

The play is about abuse, the #metoo movement, and hope for the future.

You Too will have a limited run of performances in the San Francisco Bay Area:

  • 7:00pm on November 9, 2019, at Fremont Community Center, 40204 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 14, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 15, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Show info and tickets: http://www.ritualart.org/youtoo

You Too Interview of Actor Jess Lazkano

Actor Jess Lazkano shares thoughts and feelings in this video about the “You Too” play from the Theatre Makers project of the Ritual Art Troupe.

The play is about abuse, the #metoo movement, and hope for the future.

You Too will have a limited run of performances in the San Francisco Bay Area:

  • 7:00pm on November 9, 2019, at Fremont Community Center, 40204 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 14, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 15, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Show info and tickets: http://www.ritualart.org/youtoo

You Too Interview of Actor Alejandro Eustaquio

Actor Alejandro Eustaquio shares thoughts and feelings in this video about the “You Too” play from the Theatre Makers project of the Ritual Art Troupe.

The play is about abuse, the #metoo movement, and hope for the future.

You Too will have a limited run of performances in the San Francisco Bay Area:

  • 7:00pm on November 9, 2019, at Fremont Community Center, 40204 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 14, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA
  • 8:00pm on November 15, 2019, at First Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Show info and tickets: http://www.ritualart.org/youtoo