The Earnest Importance of Being

Written by Gary Seger
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.

Miriam Cuperman
as Woman

Assistant Choreographer: Lord of the Rings; Choreographer, Dancer and Actor: Xena, Hercules, and Cleopatra (television); Director: Arte a la Carte musical theater productions; Choreographer: Evita, New Zealand tour; choreographer, dancer and talent coordinator:  Auckland Philharmonia’s “Let’s Tango,” conducted by Miguel Harth Bedoya.  In San Diego – Director: Britannicus; Assistant Director, Choreographer and Stage Manager: Searching for Mr. Right, Assistant Director: Hairdresser on Fire and Choreographer: Acts of Faith. She is thrilled to be part of this year’s New Perspective Festival.

Michael Thomas Tower
as Man

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

Gary Seger, playwright

Gary has written 40 plays, all debuted at readings of the Scripteasers. His 2-act "Alas, Poor Yorick" won at Ashland and Orlando. His 1-act "Means to an End" was seen at the NPV&CS Festival. He is the proud recipient of rejection letters from some of America's finest theatre companies.