The Good Deed

The Good Deed

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Joyce Turiskylie- Playwright

Joyce Turiskylie is from St. Louis and currently lives in NYC.  Her plays have been produced at Vital Theatre, The Soho Playhouse, and Upright Citizens Brigade, among others.  Her play I’ll Be There was a finalist for the City Theatre Miami Short Playwriting Award and was produced in Miami and then, in Key Biscayne for City Theatre's 20th Anniversary “Best of the Fest”.  She is the author of the anti-Christmas novel Just North of Whoville and would like to thank Naked Angels Tuesdays @ 9 and The Barrow Group Core Artist Ensemble for their long-standing support and help in the development of this play.  


Melissa Flower- Director

Melissa Flower currently works as a freelance director, collaborator, performance artist, and dramaturg in New York and Houston.   She currently works as at teaching artist at D.R.E.A.M. in the Bronx, NY.  She is the Director of Communications at Luciole International Theatre Company and sits on the board of Wordsmyth Theatre.  She runs a training group that spans both Houston and NYC called Basic 6.  Her directing credits include: Cassandra at Mildred’s Umbrella, A Doll’s House at Classical Theatre Company (assistant director), Ghost Sonata (assistant director) Big Love at Theatre B in Fargo, Roadside, Milo and Barbara, Caleb,  and Vigils.  She has also served as assistant director at Classical Theatre Company for A Doll’s House, Ghost Sonata and Mrs. Warren’s Profession as well as The Vibrator Play at Stages Repertory Theatre, and Hot L Baltimore at UH. Her performance/devising credits include Here Now at the Martha Graham Studios in New York, Things Missing/Missed and Hypocrite at Obsidian Theatre. Her performance art credits include: Pangea, John Cages’s Lunch and Dinner, Black Hole, and My Blog with Some Google Searches.  Her other dramaturgical credits include: Hamlet, and Comedy of Errors at the Houston Shakespeare Festival. Melissa is an alumnus if the SITI Conservatory 2015 and has trained with Tadashi Suzuki and the SCOT Company in Toga, Japan. She also studied with Double Edge Theatre in Ashfield, MA. She holds a BFA from Baylor University and an MA in Dramaturgy from the University of Houston.


Michael - Logan Georges

My name is Logan. I am an actor. Tottenham. Thank you.


Doctors - Jenny King

Jenny King is an actor, singer, writer, and proud sixth-generation Texan. In addition to being a founding member of BarCo, she also works as the assistant literary manager at 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. EMC She is a member of UK Equity as well as a US Equity Membership Candidate.