Behanding Cast and Crew Bios


Pearce Bunting, playing Carmichael, is one of Exile’s best loved actors both for his versatility and his depth. His work with Exile in productions of Killer Joe , Blackbird and The Lieutenant of Inishmore gained the company critical praise and helped influence the direction the company has taken in the last five years. A nationally acclaimed actor, Pearce has been seen in theaters all over the Philadelphia and New York areas, and has appeared in a reoccurring role in HBO’s award-winning series, Boardwalk Empire


Amanda Schoonover, playing Marilyn, has worked with Theatre Exile for years, winning two Barrymore awards for Exile’s Killer Joe in 2006. That production has sparked a bond between Amanda and Exile, and the continued collaboration has created some of the best works the company has produced.Amanda has worked with many theaters in Philadelphia including Arden Theatre, People's Light, Bristol Riverside, Pig Iron, New City Stage, The Lantern Theater and Azuka Theater. 


Matt Pfeiffer, Exile Associate Artistic Director and wildly successful free-lance director, will step onstage as Mervyn for the first time in since his performance in Exile’s Hunter Gatherers in 2008. Matt is a 5-time Barrymore nominee and recipient of the F. Otto Haas Award. His directing credits include six of Theatre Exile’s shows including last year’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore, and productions at the Arden Theatre Company, 1812 Productions, The Walnut Street Theater, Delaware Theatre Company, Two River Theatre, Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, Brat Productions, Lantern Theatre, and 15 seasons with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. 


 Reuben Mitchell, playing Toby, is a relative newcomer to Philadelphia, is a transplant from Greenville, North Carolina. In the short time he’s spent in Philadelphia, Reuben has established himself as one of the city’s most exciting young actors, perfoming with the Delaware Shakespeare Festival, 1812 Productions, The South Camden Theatre Company and the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre. He received his BA in Drama from Morehouse College and his MFA in Professional Actor Training from Louisiana State University.