Playwright Ryan Fogarty is a New York-based playwright. His plays include Skin Like Milk, Goldfish Love, and Beating Off. He has enjoyed play development experiences at Second Stage Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, LAByrinth, The Flea, WP Theater, Celebration Theatre (LA), Strawdog (Chicago), Fresh Ground Pepper, The Lark, Magic Time! at Judson, the Drama League, among others. Honors include Robert Chesley/Victor Bumbalo Award, Wurlitzer Foundation Fellow, Heideman Award – finalist, Bookshop Workshops Selection, Princess Grace Award and O'Neill National Playwrights Conference – semifinalist, and Cherry Lane Mentor Project – finalist.
Director Tom Bruett returns to NCTC after directing Cardboard Piano (2018), Le Switch (2017) and Birds of a Feather (2013). Other directing credits include the Marriage Equality Plays at Fort Mason (director and producer), Playground and a season as the Acting Director of New Works and producer of the annual New Works Festival at Theatreworks. As a writer, Tom has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Pittsburgh and Oklahoma. As an actor, Tom has performed at Arkansas Rep, Springer Opera House and the national tour of Irving Berlin’s I Love a Piano.