Time In Kafka by Len Jenkin

“Time in Kafka is always broken. Every moment leads back to itself, infinite with echoes, chronological and eternal.”

Pictured, foreground: Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk.  Middle, L to R: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, Dennis Raveneau as the General, Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, and Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco.  Background: Anne Beyer as the Principessa and Rachel Werline as Anna.

Pictured, foreground: Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk. Middle, L to R: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, Dennis Raveneau as the General, Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, and Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco. Background: Anne Beyer as the Principessa and Rachel Werline as Anna.

A World Premiere directed by Katherine Owens

February 15 – March 17, 2012 at Undermain Theatre

The latest play by Obie award-winning playwright Len Jenkin, author of Margo Veil and Port Twilight. In search of the elusive Franz Kafka, a professor loses himself in time and in Prague. A delightful new play by a master American playwright.

Cast and Creatives

Len Jenkin Playwright

Len Jenkin
Playwright

Katherine Owens

Katherine Owens
Director

John Arnone

John Arnone
Scenic Designer

Bruce DuBose

Bruce DuBose
Sound Designer

Jeffrey Franks Projection Designer

Jeffrey Franks
Projection Designer

Giva Taylor Costume Designer

Giva Taylor
Costume Designer

Robert Winn Properties Designer

Robert Winn
Properties Designer

Steve Woods Lighting Designer

Steve Woods
Lighting Designer

Cast

Anne Beyer Principessa Sturdza

Anne Beyer
Principessa Sturdza

Jessica Cavanah Diane Spellman

Jessica Cavanah
Diane Spellman

Ricco Fajardo Count Fosco

Ricco Fajardo
Count Fosco

Blake Hackler Desk Clerk, Kafka

Blake Hackler
Desk Clerk, Kafka

Martha Harms Charlotte

Martha Harms
Charlotte

Shannon Kearns-Simmons Emilia

Shannon Kearns-Simmons
Emilia

Anthony L. Ramirez Harold Boothby

Anthony L. Ramirez
Harold Boothby

Dennis Raveneau General Devries

Dennis Raveneau
General Devries

Teddy Spencer Professor Jay Spellman

Teddy Spencer
Professor Jay Spellman

Paul Taylor Dean Arthur Feldman,  Dr. Hartungen

Paul Taylor
Dean Arthur Feldman,
Dr. Hartungen

Rachel Werline Anna

Rachel Werline
Anna

Photo Archive

Time In Kafka Poster

Time In Kafka
Poster

Time In Kafka Postcard Front

Time In Kafka
Postcard Front

Time In Kafka Postcard Back

Time In Kafka
Postcard Back

Set detail.

Set detail.

Pictured: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured: Blake Hackler as Franz Kafka.

Pictured: Blake Hackler as Franz Kafka.

Pictured: Blake Hackler as Franz Kafka.

Pictured: Blake Hackler as Franz Kafka.

Pictured, L to R: Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Martha Harms as Charlotte, Anthony L. Ramirez as Boothby, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Martha Harms as Charlotte, Anthony L. Ramirez as Boothby, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Rachel Werline as Anna, Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia, Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, and Anne Beyer as the Principessa.

Pictured, L to R: Rachel Werline as Anna, Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia, Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, and Anne Beyer as the Principessa.

Pictured, L to R: Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk, and Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia.

Pictured, L to R: Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk, and Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia.

Pictured: Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk.

Pictured: Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk.

Pictured, L to R: Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco, and Jessica Cavanagh as Diane Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco, and Jessica Cavanagh as Diane Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco, and Jessica Cavanagh as Diane Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco, and Jessica Cavanagh as Diane Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, Dennis Raveneau as the General, and Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia.

Pictured, L to R: Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, Dennis Raveneau as the General, and Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia.

Pictured: Martha Harms as Charlotte.

Pictured: Martha Harms as Charlotte.

Pictured, L to R: Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, Martha Harms as Charlotte, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, Martha Harms as Charlotte, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, foreground: Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia, Martha Harms as Charlotte, Anne Beyer as the Principessa, and Rachel Werline as Anna. Background: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, Dennis Raveneau as the General, Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk, Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, and Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco.

Pictured, foreground: Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia, Martha Harms as Charlotte, Anne Beyer as the Principessa, and Rachel Werline as Anna. Background: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, Dennis Raveneau as the General, Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk, Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, and Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco.

Pictured, foreground: Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk.  Middle, L to R: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, Dennis Raveneau as the General, Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, and Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco.  Background: Anne Beyer as the Principessa and Rachel Werline as Anna.

Pictured, foreground: Blake Hackler as the Desk Clerk. Middle, L to R: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, Dennis Raveneau as the General, Anthony Ramirez as Boothby, and Ricco Fajardo as Count Fosco. Background: Anne Beyer as the Principessa and Rachel Werline as Anna.

Pictured, behind the screen, L to R: Anthony Ramirez as Boothby and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, behind the screen, L to R: Anthony Ramirez as Boothby and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured: Anne Beyer as the Principessa.

Pictured: Anne Beyer as the Principessa.

Pictured, L to R: Rachel Werline as Anna, Anne Beyer as the Principessa, and Dennis Raveneau as the General.

Pictured, L to R: Rachel Werline as Anna, Anne Beyer as the Principessa, and Dennis Raveneau as the General.

Pictured, L to R: Anne Beyer as the Principessa, and Dennis Raveneau as the General.

Pictured, L to R: Anne Beyer as the Principessa, and Dennis Raveneau as the General.

Pictured, L to R: Rachel Werline as Anna, and Anne Beyer as the Principessa.

Pictured, L to R: Rachel Werline as Anna, and Anne Beyer as the Principessa.

Pictured: Ensemble

Pictured: Ensemble

Pictured: Anne Beyer

Pictured: Anne Beyer

Pictured, L to R: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, and Rachel Werline as Anna.

Pictured, L to R: Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman, and Rachel Werline as Anna.

Pictured, L to R: Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, and Dennis Raveneau as the General.

Pictured, L to R: Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, and Dennis Raveneau as the General.

Pictured, foreground: Shannon Kearns-SImmons as Emilia. Midground: Martha Harms as Charlotte and Anthony Ramirez as Boothby. Background: Rachel Werline as Anna and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, foreground: Shannon Kearns-SImmons as Emilia. Midground: Martha Harms as Charlotte and Anthony Ramirez as Boothby. Background: Rachel Werline as Anna and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia, Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia, Paul Taylor as Dr. Hartungen, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured, L to R: Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia, Dennis Raveneau as the General.

Pictured, L to R: Shannon Kearns-Simmons as Emilia, Dennis Raveneau as the General.

Pictured: Rachel Werline as Anna, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.

Pictured: Rachel Werline as Anna, and Teddy Spencer as Jay Spellman.