Crew

Daniel Echevarria (Executive Producer/Director/Set Design) is a recent graduate of the City College of New York. His directing credits include Othello, which he directed and produced at the Davenport Theatre, The Last Stop, a new play that he wrote and directed at the Players Theatre, The Hysterical Misogynist at Compton-Goethals Studio Theatre, and The Cherry Bizarre for the CCNY One-Act Play Festival. He will also direct Exit the King, by Eugine Ionesco, at Aaron Davis Hall this fall. Daniel's most recent acting credits include the Thief in Michael LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See, and Joshua Jopp in Casterbridge: A New Musical. Daniel is very excited to be working on his biggest project yet and would like to thank his partner and his family for all of their support!


David Joel (Co-Executive Producer) is a native of Washington, D.C. He moved to NYC to pursue his passion for acting and is a Meisner trained actor having studied at the prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre. He has numerous theatre, film, & voiceover credits. He has won awards for his performances as Alfred in Tales from the Vienna Woods, and as Walter Lee in A Raisin in the Sun. He is a recent graduate of The City College of New York receiving a BA in Theatre. David feels blessed to be a part of such a wonderful production, and thanks his friends and family for all their love and support.

Lauren Schatten (Stage Manager) is happy and proud to be a part of H.O.M.E! Her previous Off-Broadway stage managing credits include The Upper Room (Rady & Bloom, World Premiere at New Ohio Theatre), What In This World? (Rady & Bloom), Mad World of Miss Hathaway: Counter Culture Crisis Mess (Wild Project), Broken (Midtown Theatre Festival), Crockett's Last Stand (Riant Theatre Strawberry One-Act Festival) and British Honduras Fantasy (Trans Theatre Festival at The Brick) She is recently received her Bachelor's in Theatre from The City College of New York.

Darius Baker (Assistant Set Design) is a newly graduate from The City College of New York. This is his first time set designing and he is excited to work with the cast and crew of H.O.M.E. He has always taken an interest in set design and is excited to help bring this play to life. I want to thank everyone for having me on board and to the actors and actress's: Break Legs!!

Natalie Marmol (Light Design) is super excited to work on an original and fun piece. As a proud City College of New York alumni, Natalie is a stage manager and designer, having worked in Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway spaces and pieces. Credits include Carol Carpenter's Sweet, Sweet Spirit, Woody King Jr's Dutchman, Jennifer Tuttle's Hay Fever, and Mary Jo McBride's Born MYdentity. Natalie is also beginning her exciting path as a stage director.

Justin Roblero (Photographer) is a recent graduate from The City College of New York with a BA in Theatre. He is a committed stage actor and aspiring film maker determined to produce and direct his own films. His stage works include CCNY's premiere of The Queen and the Clown (Boo Boo), Tainted Love (Boy), and Brush Yourself Off and Move On (Logan). In addition he has worked as an assistant stage manager for CCNY's Everything in the Garden, as well as an assistant stage manager for CCNY's Arabian Nights. On the filming front he his worked as a production assistant for the CBS television series Elementary, as well as a brief appearance in the Netflix original series The Get Down 2016 (Record Boy).

Angélica Rivera (Playwright) is a Brooklyn based queer performance artist and theatre maker. Her work aspires to re-imagine and deconstruct familiar spaces under the influence of her inner teenager. She is an alum of The City College of New York and member of the performance art collective, A Beautiful Desperation. She would like to thank Mar Z. Phan for lending their unconditional support and imagination. Without you, this world would not have been possible.

Marvin Tran
(Playwright) is New York based writer/director for both film and theatre. He is delighted to be working on this production of H.O.M.E. with his talented co-writer, Angélica Rivera. Recent theatre credits include Comfort Women: A New Musical (Theatre at St. Clement's), Welcome To Banksbridge (CGH), Muneca (CGH), Wedding Duet (CGH), The Arabian Nights (ADH), A Midsummer Night's Dream and As You Like It (ADH), The Cherry Orchard (ADH), Marisol (CGH), Incorruptible (CGH).

Melanie Robinson (PR) Is thrilled to be working on the production of H.O.M.E! She is a Theatre/Graphic Design student at The City College of New York. Being a part of H.O.M.E as PR personnel has been ideal; in this experience, she has coupled her love of graphic design with her love of theatre. Melanie would like to thank Daniel Echevarria along with the rest of the production team.

Pilar Gonzalez (Publicist) is from Queens, New York. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the City College of New York with a degree in Theatre and Creative Writing. Directing credits include: Shakespeare's Othello at the Davenport Theatre (Assistant Director), and I Celebrate Myself: A Conversation with Walt Whitman, a movement piece that she conceived. Pilar has translated many works of poetry from Spanish to English which she has read at festivals such as The Americas Poetry Festival of New York and is excited to read her own work soon.

Kat Peña (Costume Design) has played roles from Anton Chekhov to singing Stephen Schwartz's music on stage. Her recent credits include playing Lyuba Ranevsky in The Cherry Orchard, Tiffany in the original play Love on a Broken Ladder, Sasha in the webseries G.UN.S, and a few short films. As a graduate of The City College of New York, this will be her third show to costume design. Currently she is working on multiple projects and hopes to continue to work alongside artists from her alma mater who share in her desire to motivate and inspire audiences as well as creating original content that matters. 

Daniel Alexander Szymanowicz (Sound Design) is excited to be working on HOME at the New Ohio Theatre. His designer credits include Beer Girl, Sexual Perversity In Chicago, Tales From The Vienna Woods, Othello, A Happy End, Octavia, and many different theatre festivals. His dream is to design Broadway plays, major motion pictures and compose music for any and all musicals in addition to playing in his band. He would like to thank all the supporters but especially Danny, Angelica, Marvin and Lauren. Thanks for being my rocks in a sea of pebbles.