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Simon Says

Simon Says
by Coni Koepfinger

Bound by the prison of their own minds, Simon and Destiny find themselves subject to a mechanized world where touch is forbidden and every citizen is under surveillance by the Time Being. Still they are desperate for a way to connect with each other in this reality. Due to the constant scrutiny of this New World Order, it seems that the veil of waking and dreaming has lifted…

Performance Date: October 23rd

Who’s Who
Coni Koepfinger

Coni Koepfinger (Playwright)
Coni is a New York Indie artist in residence at Manhattan Rep and Cosmic Orchid.  As the creator and host of AIRPlay, Koepfinger brings the voices of artists, actors, playwrights from all over the world together in her weekly virtual theatre radio program that currently has a catalogue of over one hundred new plays.

Byron C. Saunders

Byron C. Saunders (Producer)
Byron’s highlight’s and many credits currently include working as an independent Arts Management Consultant helping artists and arts organizations with grants administration, fund development, marketing, public relations, event planning, and capacity growth and development.

Carrie Wesolowski

Carrie Wesolowski  (Director/Destiny)
Carrie trained with Phil Gushee (Neighborhood Playhouse) and Joe Anania (Joe Anania Studio).  Carrie hosted Movie Talk Show for four years (2014-2018).  She has lent her voice to several voice-over projects and most recently hosted a 5-week citywide sing-along on WBAI 99.5 FM called New York Sings Along

Jon Hayden

Jon Hayden (Simon)
Jon Hayden, BFA ’80 Carnegie Mellon, is a native Atlantan, professional actor, member of AEA (Actor’s Equity Association), and 2nd Vice President of SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild– American Federation of Television and Radio Artists), Atlanta Branch.  He has appeared in over 40 theatrical productions in summer stock and regional theater, as well as Off-Broadway. SAG-AFTRA

Lindsay Shields

Lindsay Shields (Stage Manager)
Lindsay is a theatre practitioner currently living in Brooklyn and working in Manhattan at Theater for the New City, TETCNY, Manhattan Rep and various other theatres.  She is a board member of the New York Educational Theatre Association and directs Thespian Troupe #7892. She has worked both on and off stages in New York, Cambodia, and India.