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The New York Theater Festival presents 

a new play about recovery and what you find on the road back to yourself

three shows only

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Monday November 29th at 6:15

Friday December 3rd at 9:00

Sunday December 5th at 3:30

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107 Suffolk St.

New York, NY 10002

meet the cast

meet the team


Ellie Handel (she/her) is a New York-based director, stage manager, and actor with a passion for developing new plays and musicals. Off-Broadway: Aussie Song (Director), The Great Cat Massacre (Assistant Director). World-Premiere Workshops: The Aviatrix (Director, Producer), Marcus & Patty at the End of the World (Director), The Mezzino (Director), Wives of Henry the Eighth (Book/Music/Lyrics). Regional: Puffs (Virtual Production), Reunion ’69 & Reunion ’85 (Assistant Director). Proud AEA member and NYU Tisch grad. For Mom, Dad, & Sophie.


Nicole Gentile (She/Her) (Assistant Director) is a New York City based storyteller by way of Southern California. Recent credits: Aussie Song (Assistant Director, Casting Agent, Understudy. NY Summerfest), Lizzie the Musical (Bridget Sullivan. Chance Theatre. Regional Premier, LA Ovation Award Best Intimate Musical), Hair (Black Boys Trio, NYU NSB, dir. Peter Flynn), Rent (Assistant Director. NYU Tisch Mainstage, dir. Kenneth Noel Mitchell), Times Square (Ensemble, The Civilians, dir. Steve Cosson), Something Rotten (Bea Bottom). Nicole has also lent her voice as an actor, singer, and director on many works of new musical theatre in developmental processes. She is currently the Office Manager at Visceral Entertainment, a full service production and general management company in theatre, film, and TV. B.F.A. NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New Studio on Broadway - Theatre Major, Minor in the Business of Entertainment, Media, and Technology. Instagram: @nicole__gentile . Contact:


Assistant Director

Victory Hester (Sound Design) has recently obtained her bachelors at Lehman College where she studied Media Communications, Audio Production and Music. Her most recent projects have been as a production assistant for “Falling in Love With Mr. Dellamort”, putting on an independent artist showcase called COMEBACK2YOU and producing her original music.

author's note:

this dramatization is a retelling of one, singular person's journey through early recovery and is in no way an attempt to disrespect or breach the anonymity of those who inspired him.

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