Special Cheese

Special Cheese is a play about parenthood, childhood, vegetarianism, tv, poetry, space bunnies, chatty caterpillars, and indecisive butterflies.

Directed by Sarah Hughes



Cast (in order of appearance)

Woman Eleanor Hutchins TV Host Stephanie Regina Mom Laurena Allan Boy / Bambo Alex Borinsky Cue Card Guy / Another Guest Sam West Thumper / Caterpillar 2 / Husband Mike Mikos Flopsy / Caterpillar 1 / Guest Lucy Kaminsky Flopsy’s Therapist / Woman's Editor Eliza Bent Jessica / Tree Branch Ming Peiffer Exerciser / Another Guest Lindsay Hockaday Date / Talk Show Host Sam Breslin Wright Lighting Designer Alejandro Fajardo Sound Designer Eva von Schweinitz Costume Designer Julie Fields Assistant Director / Stage Manager Diane Chen Technical Assistance Garrett Rollins Producer Rachel Karpf Reidy Graphic Designer Amy Claborn


The role of the Woman was originated by Kate Benson.


Performance History:

Schapiro Theater, Columbia University. February 12th-14th, 2015.

CATCH 64, Invisible Dog Art Center. November 1st, 2014. (Short Play)

Hearth Gods, Jimmy’s No. 42. July 12th, 2014. (Short Play)

Photos by Kelly Stuart