This Is My Office

November 6–December 9, 2013
USAWorld Premiere
A guided tour through an empty office becomes the unexpected portal to a forgotten New York, and a father’s legacy.
Meet the Artists

Andy Bragen (Author) honors include NYSCA and NYFA grants, Workspace and Process Space Residencies with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission, and a Jerome Fellowship. His produced plays include "This is My Office" (Playco), "Don’t You F**king Say a Word" (59e59/ABTP), and "Notes on My Mother’s Decline" (Playco/ABTP). Andy is an alum of New Dramatists, and has an MFA from Brown University. He teaches playwriting at Barnard College and at NYU Tisch.

Davis McCallum (Director) Credits: award-winning world premiere of Sam Hunter’s The Whale at Playwrights Horizons. Other recent credits include Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes’s Water By the Spoonful at Second Stage and  Hartford Stage Company, and Henry IV, Pt. 1 for The Pearl Theater.  New York: Samuel D. Hunter’s A Bright New Boise (Partial Comfort, Drama Desk nomination) and Five Genocides (Clubbed Thumb); Michael Mitnick’s Sex Lives of Our Parents (Second Stage); Gregory S. Moss’s punkplay (Clubbed Thumb); Charles Mee’s Queens Boulevard (Signature Theater); Hudes’s Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue (P73, Pulitzer Prize finalist); Henry V (New Victory); Jane Eyre, The Tempest and The Turn Of The Screw (The Acting Company). Regional: The Guthrie, The Old Globe, Humana, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Williamstown, Alliance Theater Company, Chautauqua Theater Company, the O’Neill, Playmakers Rep, Two River, New York Stage & Film, others. Other: Drama League Fellowship (2001), Phil Killian Fellowship (2003), NEA/TCG Career Development Program (2007), Boris Sagal Fellowship (2010), Princess Grace Honoree (2011). He has taught directing at Princeton University and the New School for Drama. He trained at LAMDA and studied at Princeton and Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

David Barlow (Actor) Off-Broadway: The Film Society (Keen Company); The Castle, Serious Money, Victory, Scenes From An Execution (PTPNYC); Horizon (New York Theater Workshop); Oroonoko, Andorra, Saved (Theater For A New Audience); Romola And Nijinski (Primary Stages); Perfect Harmony (Theater Row); Mycenaean (BAM); The Seagull (Roundtable Ensemble).

Regional: Pericles (Berkeley Rep); Venus In Fur (Portland Center Stage); Oleanna (Bristol Riverside Theater); The Tempest, The Crucible (Hartford Stage); The Hour Of Feeling (Actors Theater of Louisville); King Lear (Kansas City Rep); This Is Our Youth (Philadelphia Theater Co); On The Jump (Arena Stage). Internationally, David has performed at the Festival d'Avignon, BITEF in Belgrade, Theater Garonne in Toulouse, and in David Levine's Bauerntheater in Germany.

Television: Without A Trace, Third Watch.

Education: NYU Graduate Acting, MFA

David's original show LA PARTY, directed by Phil Soltanoff, has performed at the Public Theater's Under The Radar Festival, PS122, The Fusebox Festival in Austin, and the Hopkins Center and Flynn Center For Performing Arts. He will perform it next in January at Vancouver's PUSH Festival. Visit:

Andrew Boyce(Set Designer) Recent NY credits: Red Handed Otter (by Ethan Lipton - Playwrights Realm), Dreams of Falling, Dreams of Flying (by Adam Rapp  - Atlantic Theatre Company), A Kid Like Jake (The New School), The Judy Show (Daryl Roth 2), The Sporting Life (Studio 42), Whore, and The Ones That Flutter  (Summer Play Festival). Regional: Westport Playhouse, Asolo Rep, Yale Rep, Williamstown, Curtis Opera, Magic Theatre (SF), Theatreworks (CA), Portland Center Stage, Bay Street Theatre, Syracuse Stage, American Players, The Wilma, among many others.

Tyler Micoleau (Lighting Designer) Originally from Maine, lighting designer Tyler Micoleau has lived in Brooklyn for the last 26 years. He has designed extensively throughout New York Off-Broadway, as well as regionally and internationally, for world premiere plays, musicals and operas as well as outdoor spaces and touring productions. He is the recipient of a Tony Award (for The Band’s Visit), two Lucille Lortel Awards, two Henry Hewes Design Awards, and two Village Voice OBIE awards.

Recent designs include Be More Chill on Broadway and London’s West End, the Public Theater / Disney musical Hercules in Central Park, Harvey Fierstein’s Bella Bella for Manhattan Theatre Club and the revival of Christopher Shinn’s Dying City at Second Stage Theater. Postponed or cancelled productions include David Mamet’s American Buffalo on Broadway, a remounting of Anne Baker’s The Antipodes in Los Angeles and the New York premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s Becky Nurse of Salem for Lincoln Center Theater.

Kaye Voyce (Costume Designer) Recent credits include "Luce" (LCT 3), "A Public Reading of an Unpublished Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney" (SoHo Rep), "Heartless" (Signature), "Great God Pan" and "Detroit" (Playwrights Horizons), , "4000 Miles" (Lincoln Center Theater), Philip Glass' opera "Kepler" (Spoleto Festival USA), Trisha Brown's "i'll toss my arms - if you catch them they're yours" (international tour, BAM), Richard Maxwell's "Neutral Hero" (international tour and The Kitchen), and his installation for the 2012 Whitney Biennial: "Open Rehearsal".

Peter John Still (Sound Designer) with Davis McCallum: Namaste Man (Boise Contemporary Theater), Henry IV part1 (Pearl Theatre). Peter is a long-time collaborator with Bartlett Sher, and his home theater is Boise Contemporary Theater. Broadway: Golden Boy (Tony nomination), Awake and Sing. Off-Broadway: Blood and Gifts, Don Juan, Cymbeline (Drama Desk nomination), Waste, Pericles. 

Special Thanks: Rebecca Lazier and Price Waldman, Rick Martin and Pat White, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Boise Contemporary Theater

This is My Office brings you face to face with a narrator who finds his way through doubt, soul-sickness, and doughnut cravings, by telling you a story. Not the one he meant to tell, but a richer one about family, redemption and love.

Written by

Andy Bragen

Directed by

Davis McCallum


David Barlow

Set Design

Andrew Boyce


Kaye Voyce

Lighting Design

Tyler Micoleau

Sound Design

Peter John Still

Production Stage Manager

David Beller

Production Manager

Melanie Armer


Noah Scalin


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