Meet The Cast of MITF’s Caldwell’s Bomb

It is a pleasure to introduce these talented actors as the cast of the 2015 Midtown International Theatre Festival’s Equity Staged Readings of Caldwell’s Bomb! Check the links to learn more about these actors.

The readings will be on Tuesday July 28, Thursday July 30, and Friday July 31. All the readings begin at 2PM on the Main Stage of the Davenport Theatre, 354 W. 45th St. (between 8th and 9th Avenues), NYC. Seating is limited. There is no charge. For reservations go to


Donna Lee Michaels

Drew Valins

Donna Lee Michaels is Deena Ducey. Donna has appeared on stage in such plays as An Inspector Calls, The Sisters Rosenweig, and The Bald Soprano. Her many TV and film credits include Good Wife, Ugly Betty, Thirty Rock, All My Children, Guiding Light, and As The World Turns. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA.

Drew Valins* is Caldwell Ducey. This well-traveled and talented actor has appeared on the NY stage in productions ranging from the classical to the comic. He demonstrates his incredible versatility by becoming an ape who has learned to behave like a man in his one person show, A Report To An Academy, based on the short story by Franz Kafka. Drew has lived in Israel and France and speaks Hebrew and French as well as Caldwell’s brand of English.


Trip Plymale

Trip Plymale* is Jimbo Jolley. Trip reprises the role he read so wonderfully during the Dramatists Guild’s Friday Night Footlights Reading Series in 2013. In his long and critically acclaimed career, Trip has played such all-American characters as Charlie Brown and Huck Finn. He’s been on stage in The Sound of Music, Greater Tuna, The Robber Bridegroom and many other plays and musicals. He has a credit not many can claim these days: he sang on the Arthur Godfrey Show.

Eric Kuzmuk

Eric Kuzmuk is Earl. Eric has performed a wide variety of roles on NY stages. He has portrayed Henry VIII in A Man For All Seasons, Sagot in Picasso at the lapin Agile, Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Mayhew in Witness For The Prosecution. He is a council member of the Episcopal Actor’s Guild, a non-sectarian charitable organiation.

Gerald vanHeerden

Gerald vanHeerden is the Producer/Director of this MITF reading of Caldwell’s Bomb. Mr vanHeerden has an impressive list of directing credits for both plays and musicals. He is the Artistic Director of Plays for New York’s Midtown International Theatre Festival and the Resident Director of Break-A-Leg Productions. He is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

*actor appears courtesy of Actors Equity Association, the union for professional actors and stage managers.Caldwell's Bomb web version ( final )

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