On the Exhale

Written by Martín Zimmerman
Directed by Matt Pfeiffer
November 29, 2019 — December 22, 2019

Theatre Exile - 1340 S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

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Season Sponsors Bruce and Giuliana Zallie from Zallie Supermarkets
Honorary Producers June and Steve Wolfson
Neighborhood Sponsor Victor Cafe
Community Partner Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia
Opening Night Sponsor Michael Shannon Designs

A liberal college professor searches for meaning after a terrible act of violence. She finds herself drawn to the power and control of the weapon that forever changed her life.  Challenged by the inaction and corruption of the legislature she is faced with the opportunity to teach a lesson but she may have to learn one first.

Friday, November. 29 8:00 PM (Preview) – $10 in advance or PWYC at the door
Saturday, November. 30 8:00 PM (Preview) – $10
Sunday, December. 1 3:00 PM (Preview) – $25
Tuesday, December. 3 7:00 PM (Preview) – $25
Wednesday, December. 4 8:00 PM (Opening Night) – SOLD OUT
Thursday, December. 5 7:00 PM – $35
Friday, December. 6 8:00 PM – $35
Saturday, December. 7 8:00 PM – $35
Sunday, December. 8 3:00 PM (Post-show Discussion) – $35
Wednesday, December. 11 7:00 PM – $35
Thursday, December. 12 7:00 PM (Post-show Discussion) – $35
Friday, December. 13 8:00 PM – $37
Saturday, December. 14 8:00 PM – $37
Sunday, December. 15 3:00 PM – $37
Monday, December. 16 7:00 PM (Industry Night) – $37
Wednesday, December. 18 7:00 PM – $37
Thursday, December. 19 1:00 PM – $25
Thursday, December. 19 7:00 PM – $37
Friday, December. 20 8:00 PM – $40
Saturday, December. 21 8:00 PM – $40
Sunday, December. 22 3:00 PM – $40

“On the Exhale” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company

Suli Holum (Woman)

Matt Pfeiffer (Director) Matt is a Philly born actor and director. He has been the Associate Artisitc Director of Exile for almost 15 years. He has acted and directed numerous productions for Exile including; Completeness, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, and appearing in Red Light Winter and Tommy and Me. Other credits include; Arden Theatre, Bristol Riverside, Delaware Theatre Co., InterAct, Walnut St., 1812 Productions, Lantern Theatre, The Gulfshore Playhouse, Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, UArts, Villanova University and 21 seasons with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Matt is a twelve-time Barrymore nominee and winner for his direction of The Whale and The Invisible Hand both with Theatre Exile. He’s also a recipient of the F. Otto Haas Award. Love to John and Kim.

Alyssandra Docherty (Scenic and Lighting Designer) Alyssandra is a Philadelphia based lighting designer. After graduating with honors and a BA in Theatre from DeSales University, she continued her training as an apprentice at Goodspeed Musicals in Connecticut. She spent five seasons as the Lighting Supervisor at Philadelphia Theatre Company, and has been touring internationally with Koresh Dance Company since 2013 and with BalletX since 2017. At Theatre Exile, she designed the lights for last season’s Completeness which earned her a Barrymore Award nomination. Other recent credits: Delaware Theatre Company’s The Hound of the Baskervilles, Theatre Horizon’s The Color Purple, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s The Adventures of Robin Hood and Maid Marian, Hattiloo Theatre’s The Parchman Hour (Ostrander Award nomination)and Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Sweatwww.alyssandradocherty.com

Keyonna Butler (Costume Designer) Keyonna Butler is an organized, self-driven costume designer and wardrobe stylist based in Philadelphia, PA. She briefly studied at Philadelphia University as a Fashion Design major before starting her career in the film and theater industry doing freelance costume work. With over 5 years of experience in the fashion industry, Keyonna has worked with designers such as Dah’mod Collins of RM67, Ayasa Afi and Annina King of Granate’ Pret Clothing. With a passion for fashion and sustainability, Keyonna has also started a clothing line, Stellar Design Shop, a clothing line that creates high quality repurposed fashion through the process of hand crafting old clothing into new designs. The mission is to promote individuality, self-love and self-empowerment with the clothing that we wear.

Samantha Dugan (Stage Manager)

Carter O’brien Ford (Production/Facilities Manager) – started as a teen fellow at the Hedgerow Theatre and continued his theatrical education at Gloucester County Institute of Technology in their Performing Arts-Acting Program. Since then he has received a BBA in Arts & Entertainment Management from Pace University-NYC, directed Blood Knot here in Philadelphia and the first U.S. workshop of Rotterdam in NYC. As a technical director he started with numerous student productions in Philadelphia and NYC before moving onto the Atlantic City Ballet Tour, Frigid NY, and Soho Playhouse. He still tours as a lighting designer, workshops the plays he writes, and performs as a storyteller & improviser. He’d like to thank Theatre Exile for accepting him into their family and his family for accepting… well, keeping him in their… well, his family. Thanks!