Penny's boyfriend exclaims, "Oh God, you're so emotionally distant. I have to have you!" She is damaged. She doesn't know who she is or her place in the world. So she drops everything to go on a cross-country bike trip from Boston to Santa Barbara. Along the way, Penny meets a colorful crew of bikers, from the lesbian couple (they've decided to get a marriage license in every state they hit) to the mysterious Man with the Van (he transports their stuff). As the bikers travel through iconic towns across the country from the far North to the Deep South, Bike America captures the restlessness of a millennial generation that will go to any lengths to find a place that always seems just out of reach.
PennyTheater credits: Close Up Space (MTC’s Stage 1 — off-Broadway debut, the O’Neill Theatre Center, MTC’s 7@7 reading); The Fox on the Fairway (Flat... read more »
Rorie/Marilyn/LauralieJe Nie is elated to be returning to A Christmas Carol. An Atlanta native, Ms. Fleming’s other Alliance Theatre credits include: Bike America, The Wizard of Oz... read more »
Tim BillyRecent theatre credits include Fred/Narrator in A Christmas Carol and Juror 5 in Twelve Angry Men (both Studio Tenn); Franco in Superior Donuts (Tennessee Repertory... read more »
ToddMatt is thrilled to be making his first appearance at the Alliance Theatre. Matt received his BFA in theater from Southern Methodist University in 2003, and has appeared... read more »
Man with the Van/Gene/Stuart/CarloMaurice has appeared at the Alliance in Picasso at the Lapin Agile, How I Learned to Drive, Day of the Kings, Glengarry Glen Ross, and Shear Madness. This season... read more »
Annabel/Patty/MomMarilyn hails from Harlem. Her theater credits include Nicky Silva’s Agony of the Agony and Kia Corthron’s Breath Boom at Yale Rep. She’s also honored... read more »
RyanAlliance Theatre debut! Off-Broadway: Spring at the Willowbrook Inn (world premiere — Fresh Fruit Festival). Regional: Emma (world premiere), Inherit the Wind,... read more »
Set DesignAndrew is a NY-based scenic and costume designer who works in theatre, opera and film. At the Alliance: Bike America. Recent NYC credits include This Is My Office (Play... read more »
PlaywrightMike is unspeakably grateful to the Alliance/Kendeda for this opportunity. Mike’s plays include Bike America (Juilliard and Lark workshops, NYC; Kennedy Center/... read more »
DirectorMoritz is Artistic Director of Studio 42, New York’s producer of “unproducible” plays. Recently, he directed Robert Askins’ Hand to God at... read more »
Understudy for Man with the Van/Gene/Stuart/Carlo/ToddPatrick was most recently seen as Matt in Company J’s production of The Fantasticks. He has also understudied roles at Actor’s Express in Next Fall and The... read more »
Understudy for PennyAlexandra is thrilled to be back working at the Alliance where she was the understudy for Penny in Bike America in 2013. Born and raised in Atlanta, she is also a... read more »
Understudy for Annabel/Patty/Mom/Rorie/Lauralie/MarilynCarrie is excited to be back at the Alliance after understudying two roles in Bike America earlier this year. Past Atlanta stage credits include No Exit (... read more »
Understudy for Ryan/Tim BillyJoe is excited to make his debut at the Alliance. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and a proud company member of Out of Hand Theater (OOH.) With OOH he... read more »
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