Allie Donnelly (Mary)

Allie Donnelly (she/her) is a New York City based actor and graduate of NYU: Tisch School of the Arts as well as most recently Circle in The Square Theatre School. She is originally from Dallas, TX and some of her favorite credits include The Moors at CITS, an all female production of Hamlet at Shakespeare Dallas, and her NYC Off Broadway debut with Brunch Theatre Company in Donuts & Holes. She has been in various film projects and upcoming pilots, more of which you can see at her website. (@alliejdonnelly)

Gwendolyn Phair* (Salem)

Gwendolyn Phair is an actor, playwright, singer, artist and dancer. She has been in 20+ regional productions in Northern California. Two of her favorite roles she’s performed are: Young Mona in Come Back to the Five & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, and Cecily, in The Importance of Being Earnest. 16000 PSI is Gwendolyn’s first play to be produced in New York City. She is thrilled to be joining the New York City theatrical community.

Viviana Renteria (Amira)

Viviana Renteria is a ColomboMexican (Colombian and Mexican) actress based in NYC. Graduated from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy on 2022, she has participated in productions such as “In the Heights” by the Light Opera of New Jersey, the original production of “The Conference of Birds ” by The Winniepesaukee Playhouse, Cabaret shows Bound for Broadway or Let’s Broadway, as well as others. You can find her on Instagram as @vivianarenteria.a

Alice Bahlke (Victoria)

Alice Bahlke trained at the O’Neill National Theater Institute and Emory University, Alice most recently appeared onstage as Annie Wilkes in Miseryat Millbrook Playhouse. Other favorite stage credits includeThe Magical History Tour, Shape of Things, Rachel Reiner Productions’ Villainous Company and H4. Favorite TV/Film credits include Hell House LLC (Amazon Prime), Used and Borrowed Time (Amazon Prime), As the World Turns, and a handful of national commercials. For more credits, visit Love to Omar.

Amy Pan (Susan)

Amy Pan is an NYC-based actor, writer, and sometimes director! She has a B.A. from the University of Kentucky and studied for a summer at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Recent roles include Comrade Chin in Woodstock Playhouse’s M. Butterfly, Oswald in Barefoot Shakespeare’s King Lear, and Allie Robberts in an upcoming FaintLines Inc. project. Her short play “Highlighter Girl” recently premiered Off-Broadway with Pan Asian Rep’s NuWorks; and with her co-written film Motherland, she won Best Director for Feature Films in Astoria Film Festival. She’s honored to be a part of woman-centric stories like 16000 PSI!

Eric Parness (Bill)

Eric Parness is a theatre artist who performs, directs, writes, and teaches. He is the Artistic Director of Resonance Ensemble, a New York based theatre company, through which he has produced, directed and/or acted in more than a dozen plays. Favorite recent performance credits include Lord Capulet in Romeo and Juliet (brooklynONE productions), Carl Scheffield in The Glory of Living (Rising Sun Performance Company), and his award-nominated portrayal of Grandhomme in Éléphant (Planet Connections Festival). He is a graduate of Brandeis University (BA) and Brooklyn College (MFA), and is currently a professor of Acting and Directing at Westfield State University. More info at

John Stillwaggon* (Richard)

John Stillwaggon performed Off-Broadway in: Swan Lake Rock Opera; A Symphony for Portland; Once Upon a Mattress; The Deciders; The Last One Left. National Tour: As You Like It; Tartuffe; Treasure Island; The Jungle Book; The Gingerbread Man. NYC Equity Showcase: Hamlet (title); Romeo & Juliet (Mercutio); Othello (Iago); The Tempest (Ariel); One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (McMurphy); Guys & Dolls (Sky). TV/Film: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Billions,” “Severance,” “Life & Beth,” “Law & Order,” and others. Recipient of six ATAC Globe Awards. Graduate of CUNY Brooklyn’s M.F.A. Acting Program. Love to Carolyn.

Gavin McDonough (Nolan)

Gavin McDonough studied acting and voice at HB Studio where he was cast in several directors’ workshops. He appeared as Rep. Elijah Cummings in an American Scoreboard reading of congressional transcripts, Preacher in a reading of Regge Allan Bruce’s Storm, Eric in Lorraine Hansberry’s Les Blancs, as Melchior in excerpts from Spring Awakening, and as Cash in the short play Twang. Gavin had his first foray into opera performing as Papageno in selected scenes from the Magic Flute. He returned to his love of musicals performing pieces in Peter Szep’s Home School Musical, 2021’s Arts and Eats Cabaret, and the Defeat the Street charity variety show

Charles Dinstuhl* (Dr. Henderson)

Charles Dinstuhl is a grandfather to two delightfully curious, very creative, and really, really smart granddaughters. That said, he is truly excited to be part of this new play. When in college he was, admittedly, the worst Hamlet to ever play the part, but a slightly better Horatio at the Delacorte in Central Park, and an almost acceptable Polonius just before the pandemic shut everything down. He was in the first performance of a play at the then brand new Kennedy Center in Washington (American Shakespeare Theatre’s production of Macbeth). And just to prove that he’s a sucker for poetic theatre, his favorite role was/is Tom in Tennessee William’s The Glass Menagerie.

Elaine Baez (Understudy Susan)

Elaine Baez is a NYC based performer with experience in Off-Broadway, new works, experimental dance productions and TV/Film/Commercial. Productions include The Imbible Presents: Christmas Carol Cocktails, Going Once! Laughing Twice! and Harbored, as well as commercial/print work for brands including White Castle, PC Richard’s, and the NFL. Follow her new projects on Instagram @contrarychameleon or see website:

*members of the Actors Equity Association


Gwendolyn Phair – Director

Brent Shultz – Intimacy Director

Helen Grieco – Stage Manager

Victor Vauban Júnior – Lighting and Sound

Helen Grieco & Cast – Costumes

Patrick Phair – Set Design

Alvin Valverde – Social Media

Luke Renn – Website/Graphics