The Crossword Play

Run Time: 90 Minutes
Age Range: 16+
Venue: The Henry Studio Theatre
Ticket Price: $ $35-$48
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Meet The Cast

Emily Fury Daly

Emily Fury Daly

Emily Fury Daly is an NYC based actor, comedian, and writer. Favorite past productions include Indecent, King Lear, and Noises Off.  She has performed regionally at American Players Theatre, PCPA, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Renaissance Theaterworks, La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, Chautauqua Theater Company, and The Great River Shakespeare Festival. Emily received her MFA from The University of California-Irivine. She lives in New York City with her husband, Rob, and cat, Hippo.    
Lara Toner Haddock (Director)

Lara Toner Haddock (Director)

LDTC Debut. Additional directing credits include The Mysterious Affair at Styles, The Book of Will, Monroe, Sense & Sensibility, Shakespeare in Love, Summer and Bird, Silent Sky, Venus in Fur, The Explorers Club, The Battlefields of Clara Barton, Dug Up, And Then There Were None, Proof, and others (Austin Playhouse), Age of Arousal (Southwestern University). Lara is the Producing Artistic Director for Austin Playhouse in Austin, TX,
Donna Hoke (Playwright)

Donna Hoke (Playwright)

Donna’s work has been seen in 47 states and on five continents, including at Barrington Stage, Barrow Group, Celebration Theatre, Gulfshore Theatre, Queens Theatre, Lake Dillon Theatre Company, Theatre Aspen, The Road, Phoenix Theatre, Atlantic Stage, Purple Rose, Skylight, Pride Films and Plays, New Jersey Rep, Hens and Chickens (London), The Galway Fringe Festival, and Actors Repertory Theatre of Luxembourg. Plays include BRILLIANT WORKS OF ART (Kilroys List), ELEVATOR GIRL (O’Neill, Princess Grace, and Austin Film Festival finalist), SAFE (winner of the Todd McNerney, Naatak, and Great Gay Play and Musical Contests), and TEACH (Gulfshore New Works, O'Neill semifinalist). She has been nominated for the Primus, Blackburn, and Laura Pels prizes, and is a three-time winner of the Emanuel Fried Award for Outstanding New Play (SEEDS, SONS & LOVERS, ONCE IN MY LIFETIME). She has also received an Individual Artist Award from the New York State Council on the Arts to develop HEARTS OF STONE, and, in its final three years, Artvoice named her Buffalo's Best Writer—the only woman to ever receive the designation. Donna also been serving the Dramatists Guild in various capacities since 2012, is an ensemble playwright at Road Less Traveled Productions, advocate/blogger, moderator of the 13,000+-member Official Playwrights of Facebook, New York Times-published crossword puzzle constructor; children's and trivia book author; and founder/co-curator of BUA Takes 10: GLBT Short Stories. Speaking engagements include Citywrights, Kenyon Playwrights Conference, the Dramatists Guild National Conference, Chicago Dramatists, the Austin Film Festival, and a live Dramatists Guild webinar. Her commentary has been seen on #2amt, howlround, The Dramatist, the Official Playwrights of Facebook, Workshopping the New Play (Applause, 2017), and at

Production Team

Directed by: Lara Toner Haddock
Stage Manager: Alexis DeJoy
Asst. Stage Manager: Kinsey Lahn
Costume Design by: Nia Banks
Properties Design by: Kinsey Lahn
Lighting Design by: Martha Carter
Scenic Design: Nic Graves

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