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SVA Theatre

333 West 23rd Street

New York, NY 10011

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6:30 P.M.

SVA THEATRE, 333 WEST 23rd STREET (bet.8th and 9th avenues)

13 minutes

Hoping a new mattress will help her move past her failed marriage, Frida embarks on a mission to find the perfect product. While testing out a possible candidate, she meets a stranger who may prove to be a better cure for her sorrows.

Starring Jeff Biehl, Catherine Curtin, Elizabeth Kelly, Frank Harts, Michelle Hurst, Alfredo Narciso, Larry Pine and Rebecca Louise Miller



Drew Denny, Director

Drew Denny is an award-winning, internationally exhibited filmmaker, actor, musician and multi-media artist.

Drew’s first narrative feature won Best Film, Best First Feature and Best Cinematography in its 50-festival run, earning her a spot in The Advocate’s “40 Under 40” list, where she was named “an auteur to watch.” She went on to produce six episodes for the launch of Vice’s female-centered channel “Broadly” – the most successful launch in Vice history- followed by an interview with Hillary Clinton for Lifetime, and branded content for clients including Allergan, Spotify, Interscope Records, NYDJ Denim, and CBS.

Be it through investigative documentary, narrative, or commercials, Drew is passionate about telling groundbreaking stories with a focus on female subjects, people of color and LGBTQ communities. She has worked to secure unprecedented access to subjects as diverse as abortion clinics in Texas, climate change refugees in the Maldives, and drag queen nuns in Northern California in addition to working with rock stars, super models, and A-list Hollywood talent.

Drew’s 2016 narrative and commercial work features Gabourey Sidibe (EMPIRE), Chloe Moretz (CARRIE, 30 ROCK), Larry Pine (HOUSE OF CARDS), Catherine Curtin and Michelle Hurst (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK), Frank Harts (THE LEFTOVERS), Bridget Moynahan (SEX AND THE CITY), Kelsea Ballerini, Flume, Blink 182, Sheila E, US Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and supermodels Christie Brinkley, Ashley Graham, Iman, and Lana Ogilvie.

In addition to creating films, music and artworks, Drew is the creative director of Allies in Arts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports artists of all mediums who identify as women, people of color and/or LGBTQ+ through access to grants, gear and professional services. drewdenny.com

Rebecca Louise Miller, Screenwriter/Actor (Frida)

Rebecca is not the daughter of playwright Arthur Miller, nor is she married to Daniel Day-Lewis. She is a New York based writer and performer; ONE DAY HOME is her first produced screenplay. Rebecca's most recent stage play, Capacity, recently finished a sold-out run in Northern California, and her play Fault Lines enjoyed successful productions in New York, Chicago, London, Northern California and Edinburgh, Scotland. It is published in the anthology Plays and Playwrights 2011 and on indietheaternow.com. As an actor, Rebecca appeared as Jeanette in the Emmy-nominated TV movie Prayers for Bobby opposite Sigourney Weaver, and originated the roles of Gina of Dennis Lehane’s (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone) first play, Coronado. She also recently worked with Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh, co-writing her cabaret act, Aging is Optional. rebeccalouisemiller.com

Susan Brennan, Producer

Susan Brennan's poems appear in various publications. Her chapbook, numinous, is published by Finishing Line Press. Drunken Oasis, her full length book of poems, is published by Rattapallax Press. She co-wrote Vegas – Based on a True Story which premiered in competition at the 2008 Venice and 2009 Tribeca Film Festivals, and wrote the script for the award winning, million-plus hits web series, Verse, a poetry murder mystery. As first place winner of the Tribeca/Amex My Movie Pitch Contest, her story was used for the short film,Doggy Bags, created by Edward Burns, premiered in the Tribeca Film Festival. She has staged several of her poems with aerialists at Circus Warehouse, and the Puppets & Poets Festival. She received her MFA in Poetry at NYU, is a yoga teacher and lives in Brooklyn. www.tinycubesofice.com

Alfredo Narciso, Producer, Actor (Adam)

Alfredo was born and raised in Wisconsin, by a Filipino father and Brazilian mother. He was first drawn to acting in the 4th grade, when he did a radio play version of THE INVISIBLE MAN; his dramatic reading of the line “it’s simply a case of mass hysteria”, made children and adults alike, nod in consternation. After numerous rotations around the sun, a stint as a musician, and bindlestiff-ery of the existential kind, he finds himself an actor of stage, film and television, living in NYC. He is a proud member of LAByrinth Theater Co., Ensemble Studio Theater, and Partial Comfort Productions, as well as, a member/founder of a yet-untitled location-based film production company (more on that in the future). alfredonarciso.com

Autumn Eakin, Director of Photography

Autumn Eakin is a cinematographer who turned her years of working under Vanja Cernjul ("30 Rock", "Wristcutter's: A Love Story") and Maryse Alberti ("The Wrestler", "Velvet Goldmine") into an artful resourcefulness she uses in her narrative and documentary filmmaking. Her cinematography on the documentary feature "Die the Good Death" garnered great reviews as an official selection in several International and U.S. festivals. Presently she is in post-production on the controversial hybrid film "What's Revenge" and wrapping production on the narrative "Untitled Father" in New York. Production is set to begin on the narrative feature "Command & Control" next summer. www.aeakin.com

Alex Pelly, Editor

Alex Pelly is a Los-Angeles based video editor, director and artist. She has a strong background in music videos, visuals for music events and music documentaries, which have imparted a rhythmic and energetic flare to her editing. She has worked with filmmaking collective, The Masses, for six years, and recently finished editing their first feature film, The Makings of You, directed by Matt Amato and staring Twin Peaks alumns Sheryl Lee and Grace Zabriskie as well as Mad Men’s Jay R. Ferguson. As film manager, she has worked on various video projects for internet radio station and arts non-profit DUBLAB, a cornerstone of LA’s music scene. She is now working with BuzzFeed Motion Pictures as video editor for their Branded Content department. http://www.wearethemasses.com/directors/alexandra-pelly

Kelly Bachman, Production Assistant and Generally Great to Have Around

Kelly Bachman is a recent graduate of North Carolina State University. Currently she is an assistant to a director, Frank Hall Green, helping him promote his feature film, Wildlike, and additionally, is facilitating research for his upcoming projects. She is thrilled to be a part of the One Day Home team as a production assistant!

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