The Diadem of Happiness

The Diadem of Happiness


Playwright- Jeff Dunne

Jeff Dunne is a playwright in the greater Baltimore area.  Since kicking off his playwriting career in 2017, he has won numerous awards and festivals, and by the end of 2018 will have received over fifteen productions of his work across the U.S.  He has written five full-length plays, two one-acts, and over twenty shorter works.  In addition to his stage-based works, he has two films in production, and two more commissioned as adaptations of his full-length scripts.  When not writing plays or composing music, Jeff works as a data scientist at the Johns Hopkins University.



Director - Kim Hoffman

Kim Hoffman is an actress and director from Oak Park, California. Her favorite theatre credits include The Workroom (Arcola Theatre), Pericles (Shakespeare's Globe), and Triumvirette (Edinburgh Festival Fringe). Thanks to BarCo for the opportunity, and thanks to you for showing up.


Angel- Jenny King

Jenny King is an actor, singer, writer, and proud sixth-generation Texan. In addition to being a founding member of BarCo, she has also worked as an intern at New Dramatists and in the literary department of The Barrow Group. She fills her NYC days with auditioning, writing, running after children (she's a nanny so it's ok) and running after cats (she's also a cat sitter, so still ok). Jenny is a proud alumna of Baylor University (sic 'em) and East 15 Acting School in London. She is a member of UK Equity as well as a US Equity Membership Candidate.


Oliver - Carlose Salianas

This is Carlos’ second reading with The Barrington Collective, very excited and honored to continue working with this inspired and supportive group of artists. 

Other things Carlos tends to get very excited about include but are not limited too; holiday decor, activism, beach days, cats and essentially any drag queen related content. 


Pauline-  Stephanie Juergens 

Stephanie Juergens is super excited to be returning to The Barrington Collective's Holiday Series! Originally from Missouri, Stephanie moved to New York to study acting at The William Esper Studio. After completing the program she decided to make NYC her home base and has worked on projects in both theatre and film. Stephanie loves not talking, super short bios, and long walks on the beach. For more information buy her a margarita after the show.


Andreass -Linda Elizabeth

Linda  is thrilled to be a part of this evening of short plays! She recently performed at the Bristol Riverside Theatre in William Inge's Bus Stop (Elma) and prior to that she was in a production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Gene Frankel Theatre playing Hermia, Helena, Demetrius, and Lysander (the four lovers would switch roles throughout the show as per audience choice!) Other recent New York Theatre credits include: The Lower Depths (Natasha), The Tempest (Ariel), Titus Andronicus (Young Lucius), As You Like It (Audrey), and Dog Sees God (Marcy). Upcoming Film and Television appearances include: Don't Act Dumb (dir. Sean Haynes), Slip (dir. Sam Day), The Perfect Murder (dir. Kevin Kaufman), and the second season of the award winning webseries Plant (dir. Andrew Nielson). Linda has also been in national commercials for Chevrolet (Superbowl ad) and eBay (internet campaign). For more information about Linda, check out her website: