Craig Wesley Divino* (Napoleon/Lieutenant) Selected Credits: NYC: At the Table, Breathing Time, Doctor Faustus, Frogs, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, From White Plains (Fault Line Theatre); Love's Labour's Lost, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare at the Manor); Two Noble Kinsmen (Guerrilla Shakespeare Project); The Tragedy of Cardenio (Braintrust Theatricals); Romeo and Hamlet (GayFest). Regional: Richard III (Tennessee Shakespeare Co); A Christmas Carol 2011-2015 (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park); From White Plains (Kitchen Theatre); Amadeus (Chautauqua/Virginia Arts Festival); In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play) (SpeakEasy Stage Co); The Winter’s Tale, Rx, Arcadia (Chautauqua Theatre Co); Henry V (Rites and Reason); A Christmas Carol (Trinity Rep); From White Plains (as director, Xavier University). Film/TV: American Genius (NatGeo); The Automatic Hate, Girlfriend (Twelve34Films). Teaching: Adjunct faculty at Xavier University in acting and play development. BA Cornell University. MFA Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs. Craig is co-founder and Co-Artistic Director of Fault Line Theatre, an off-Broadway company, where he is currently producing the world premiere of Nick Gandiello's The Wedge Horse. www.faultlinetheatre.org
Ariel Nichole Reid* (The Mysterious Lady) Ariel has performed at theaters across the country when she toured with the Pushcart Players for three years as Cinderella in Larry Hochman’s Cinderella. Favorite Roles Include: Fiddler on the Roof (Hodel), Army Royalty (Katy Seyton), The Grandfather Paradox (Karen Powell), Uncommon Women & Others (Samantha), A Servant of Two Masters (Clarice), Tempest (Ariel), Love’s Labour's Lost (Katherine), A New Brain (Rhoda). Ariel has sung at Carnegie Hall with Essential Voices USA in concerts featuring The NY Pops, Stephen Schwartz, Norm Lewis, Jeremy Jordan and Julia Murney. Ariel is also a hospitality professional with a Masters in Management of Hospitality (MMH) from Cornell University's Hotel School and has worked at some of New York City's top restaurants including Eleven Madison Park, Cafe Luxembourg and Tribeca Grill. Nightcap Riot is a dream come true and excited does not even begin to describe how she is feeling right now. Thanks goes out to everyone involved in putting this production together, special shout outs to Travis and Morgan without whom she would not have been able to get through this process, and most especially thanks and love to her bon vivant partner in crime. Away we go!
Ryan Salvato (Guiseppe)Ryan was raised in good ol' NH where he attended college at UNH. He has been in NYC for 8 months and is THRILLED to join this awesome cast. Recent credits include Macduff in Macbeth at the Players Ring, Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls at the seacoast repertory theatre and the Pallbearer of La Cabaret Du Neunt in Ziegfelds Midnight Frolic. Special thanks to Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.
Ben Williams* (Napoleon/Lieutenant)Ben received his actor training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Cornell University, with additional study at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Favorite roles include Lee Harvey Oswald (Oswald: The Actual Interrogation), Hamlet (Hamlet), Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet), Peter the Clown (Romeo and Juliet), Lucius (Titus Andronicus), Nat (Honky-Tonk Highway), Jim (Pump Boys and Dinettes), Steve (Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash), Paul (Songs of Love: A Theatrical Mixtape), Hadley (The Only Child), David Reilly (Antenora; Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity), Ian Cobb (Up, Up, Down, Down), Roy Caulder (Lone Star), Billy Bibbit (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) and Mozart (Amadeus). Ben is also a founding member of the sketch comedy group Saint Glorious, writing and performing with them in 12 shows over 8 years and 3 cities. He holds a degree in Philosophy and Performance from Cornell University.
Special thanks to the cast and crew for their generosity and hilarity, Bruce for the faith, and Abby for everything.