Trey Deason stars as Johannes Kepler in the world premiere of Reina Hardy's THE AFTERPARTY for Shrewd Productions
A message from Trey
I'm very excited to be returning to the funny, weird, and fascinating world of Reina Hardy. This is my second play of hers to be in, the first was Stars and Barmen (now titled Stargazers) which also played at the Vortex and was one of my favorite theatrical experiences ever. It's very special to be continuing the exploration of the world of Claire with this great cast and crew and Liz Fisher guiding us director. One quick note, since I've been asked this before: I'm not playing the same character here as I did in Stars and Barmen, even though the two plays are related. I am, however, still playing an obnoxious, nerdy scientist.
About Trey Deason
Trey Deason is a company member of the Vortex for almost ten years, having appeared in the productions of The Secret Lives of the Inbetweeners (B. Iden Payne Nomination), Lear, Cyberfest, Stars and Barmen (B. Iden Payne Nomination), A Perfect Robot, Privacy Settings: A Promethean Tale, and in the recent immersive theatrical experience Performance Park, among many other shows. He has also worked with Austin Jewish Theatre on their production of Fiddler on the Roof, Different Stages with The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? and An Inspector Calls, and the Sky Candy productions of Cosmicomics and The Time Machine. He is also a noted playwright having, nominated for the B. Iden Payne Award for Best Original Script for his short play Brownies and his full length Cardigan. He has contributed many scripts to Scriptworks Out of Ink Festivals in the past including Tammy Sue's Grand Finale and Angelica's Source of Power.
(Photo by Errich Peterson, Costume by Monica Pasut, makeup by Amelia Turner)