Playwright: Richard Ploetz has had plays produced in New York City at the WPA Theater, Playwrights Horizons, LaMaMa ETC, Ensemble Studio Theater, and Emerging Artists Theater in NYC and in California at the South Coast Repertory Theater. Richard attended the Yale Drama School and received an MFA in Fiction from Columbia. He is a voice over actor who also writes, directs, acts and produces the TV comedy AMERICA: UNTOLD STORIES. Richard is a member of the Dramatists Guild and Emerging Artists Theatre.

Director: Andreas Robertz is an established German theater director with 15 years of experience.   Currently Andreas serves as Artistic Director for OneHeart Productions and is a freelance director and producer working in both Germany and New York City.  Andreas has received numerous regional and national awards and nominations in Germany for his outstanding work as a director.


Frank:  Steven Hauck Broadway: Irena’s Vow. Off-Broadway: One Arm (Moises Kaufman/New Group), The Screwtape Letters (Westside Theater), and The Young Playwrights Festival at the Cherry Lane. International: Phantom in Berlin, Vienna and Paris. Regional: Art and Twelve Angry Men (Geva), Cyrano (Milwaukee Rep). Film and TV:  Spike Lee's upcoming Oldboy, Confessions of a Shopaholic, What Happens Next (opposite Wendie Maleck) “Boardwalk Empire”, “Gossip Girl”, “30 Rock."

Helen: Glory Gallo. Off-Broadway: Claymont, Guilty, Elephant Girls, and the self written/performed one woman show "Why I Hate Angelina Jolie". Television: ABC Primetime's "What Would You Do?", One Life To Live, Guiding Light, Film: Calling It Quits, Bobby Dogs. A longtime member of EAT, Glory is honored to be a part of this great cast and play. Love to MJAMMNA. *AEA

Tommy: Ethan Haberfield made his Broadway debut as Michael Banks in Mary Poppins in 2010. He appeared in To Kill a Mockingbird as Dill at the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ and won the NJ Tony for Best Featured Actor In A Play. Scrooge(National Tour); Don Giovanni (NYC Opera). Film: Sinister; Dovid Meyer.  TV: Sesame Street; 30 Rock. Proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.

Ken: Joshua Zirger is thrilled to be a part of Richard Ploetz's new play, Deceit.  Originally from Ohio, Joshua is a 2009 graduate of the William Esper Studio, where he studied under Terry Knickerbocker.  He'd like to thank all his Thursday night classmates for constantly fueling his passion.  

Jeffrey: Mario Golden is a NY actor, playwright, teacher, and director. He received excellent reviews for his plays “The Boxer’s Son”, “The Love of Brothers” and one-man show “Confessions of a Sex Addict.” Seen recently in the play “Angel of the Poor” and the feature film “‘Cause I’m More Beautiful.” Mario trained with Actors Studio members Rob Reece and the late Alba Oms. Mario holds degrees in Psychology and Education from Stanford University and is Founding Co-director of OneHeart Productions.