Sore to the Touch

Written by Michael Thomas Tower
Directed by Josh Hyatt

Josh Hyatt, Director

A transplant to San Diego from South Florida,  Josh enjoys both the film and theatrical mediums.   Formerly the Managing Artistic Director for Compass Theatre, he is an executive producer, director, actor, stage manager and theater manager. In San Diego has been seen in Searching for Mr. Right and Beyond Therapy. In addition to acting, Josh directed productions of Hairdresser on Fire, Searching for Mr. Right, The Fantasticks, Born Yesterday and Assassins and stage managed Steel Magnolias and Don’t Dress for Dinner.

Tyler Herdklotz
as Bill

Previously worked with D.J. Sullivan in a staged reading of The Catonsville 9, with director Raylene Wall in the Scripps Ranch production As Bees in Honey Drown, and at 6th@Penn in Tony and Cleo.  He enjoys the smell of fresh laundry, moonlit nights, and the company of very old, very rich women. 

Gigi Palomera
as Kate

Gigi appeared on the Compass Theatre stage as Celeste in Hairdresser on Fire, directed by Josh Hyatt.  She is also seen frequently in commercial and industrial productions, as well as independent film.

Michael Thomas Tower, Playwright

Michael Thomas Tower is a playwright, composer, actor, director, photographer, videographer, audiographer, and graphic designer. His plays have been  produced in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and San Diego. His last venture on stage was at OnStage Playhouse in Anne Meara’s After-play. Michael will direct Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance for Onstage early in 2010.

Michael's short Afterplay: Crunchy and Smooth was seen in last year's festival.

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