Billy the Bomber - June 02 - June 04, 2023

Emergent TheatreWorks

 Who's Who 

  • Frank Stephens head shot

    Frank Stephens

    as Billy

    Frank Stephens lives with a thought from Mahatma Gandhi foremost in his mind, “My life is my message.” That thought is at the heart of Frank’s declaration, “I am a man with Down syndrome, and my life is worth living.”  Frank's extended bio can be found further into the Playbill. 

  • Allan Hayhurst head shot

    Allan Hayhurst

    as Billy the Bomber

    With Emergent: Debut. Recent roles: Plan G (Access Theater), Last Chance for Mama (Teatro LATEA), Mystified (13th Street Rep.), Northbound (Theater for the New City), Dishonorable Discharge of Private Pitts (IATI), The Game’s Afoot (The Heights Players), Odessa by the Sea (Manhattan Rep.). Web Series: Jake’s Unemployment Summer (YouTube). Studied at Esper and HB.

  • Christopher Pio head shot

    Christopher Pio

    as Jim

    With Emergent: Debut. Chris is honored and thrilled to be a part of the premiere of Billy the Bomber. Thank you Joey, Ryan, and Michael for being the adults in the room and taking care of us. Thanks Mary Sue for having the courage to write this story. And thank you to Allan, Gabby and especially Frank for opening your hearts for this journey. 

  • Gabriella Carucci head shot

    Gabriella Carucci

    as Brenda

    WIth Emergent: The Clockmaker's Daughter. Gabriella recently graduated from Columbia University, Teachers College with a Masters of Arts in Music and Music Education and teaches elementary music in the New York City public schools. Past credits include Starkid Productions: Starry (Morisot), Hunter College: The Last Five Years (Cathy), Hunter College: Could Have Been (Daisy Withers). A special thank you to our amazing director, Joey, our stage manager and fight choreographer, Michael, my incredible cast members, and our brilliant playwright, Mary Sue Price for trusting us with this story. INSTA: gabriellanatalecarucci

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