JEFFREY BINDER** (Director) is an actor, playwright, and director. He has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regionally, and London’s West End as well as on television and in film. Currently the Artistic Director of The Whale Theatre in Hudson, New York, he served as Associate Artistic Director of Gulfshore Playhouse in Naples, Florida for six seasons. Acting: Broadway: Lion King, Lieutenant of Inishmore (Original Broadway Cast), Mary Poppins, Side Man. West End: Side Man (Premiere). NYC: Music Hall (US Premiere 59E59th), Romance/The New Testament (NY Premieres/Neil LaBute, 59E59th), Dr. Faustus (Classic Stage Company), Birth and After Birth (Atlantic), Princess Turandot (Blue Light) Regional: Ride the Cyclone (McCarter Theatre), A Christmas Memory (Whale), The White Chip (Merrimack Rep, World Premiere), The God Game (Premiere Gulfshore Playhouse/Capital Repertory Theatre), Love in the Wars (Premiere, Bard Summerscape), The Master and Margarita (Bard Summerscape), Bob (Humana 2011), Tartuffe (NJSF), Gulfshore Playhouse: Numerous productions including the one person Higher (filmed, also playwright), An Iliad, Scapino (World Premiere, also playwright), My Fair Lady, Holmes and Watson, Hound of the Baskervilles, The Price Television’s “Damages” (recurring), “Law and Order,” “L&O: Criminal Intent,” “Guiding Light,” “All My Children.” Directing: Maytag Virgin, Camelot, The Lady Demands Satisfaction, In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play. MFA, NYU.