Our Very Own Carlin McCullough

June 19 - July 29, 2018
Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater

Written by Amanda Peet
Directed by Tyne Rafaeli

A single mother discovers that her ten-year-old daughter is a tennis phenom. When a young, dedicated coach takes Carlin under his wing, her meteoric rise takes shape, and this threesome struggles over what is best when building up a champion.

Major support for this world premiere production provided by the Edgerton Foundation New Play Production Fund



Meet The Artists

AMANDA PEET (Playwright)
Amanda Peet was most recently seen in IFC’s Brockmire. Before that, she stared in the HBO series Togetherness, created by the Duplass Brothers, and Aaron Sorkin’s Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. She appeared in the films Something’s Gotta Give, The Whole Nine Yards, Syriana, Please Give and Igby Goes Down, among others. Theater credits include Break of Noon and This Is How It Goes, both by Neil LaBute, as well as the Broadway revival of Barefoot in the Park. Her play The Commons of Pensacola, which was produced by Manhattan Theatre Club, starred Blythe Danner and Sarah Jessica Parker. 

Tyne Rafaeli directs classics, new plays and musicals, including the recent world premiere of the Geffen Playhouse’s production of Actually by Anna Ziegler. Her work has been seen at Classic Stage Company, Playwrights Realm, Atlantic Theater Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, Two River Theater, California Shakespeare Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, New York Stage & Film, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Goodspeed Musicals, Julliard, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Great Lakes Theater, American Players Theatre, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, the O’Neill Playwrights Conference and PlayPenn, among others. Rafaeli is a 2016-2018 Time Warner Directing Fellow at the Women’s Project Theater and was awarded the 2013-2014 SDCF Sir John Gielgud Fellowship for Classical Direction. She previously served as Associate Director to Bartlett Sher on multiple Broadway and West End productions.

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