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ATM Productions presentation of Nobody Knows I'm a Dog
at The Red Room in New York City
L-R: Ray Bonétt, Miriam P. Denu, Peter Vrankovic, Sylvia Vinall,
Joel Silverman, Erik H. Luers.
The second cast:
L-R: Ray Bonétt, Miriam P. Denu, Alan David Perkins, Sylvia Vinall,
Tom Vaughn, Erik H. Luers.
Miriam P. Denu (with age makeup)
at The Red Room.
Assistant Director Dawn Marie Wood
setting up.


RAY BONÉTT (Cheese) is happy to be working in an Alan David Perkins production for the fifth time – three times as Cheese in Nobody Knows I’m a Dog, as Stuart in the one-act comedy In God’s Country and Ken in Second Bananas with the Parkside Players in Forest Hills. Amateur acting credits include Scottie in Tribute, Mayhew in Witness for the Prosecution, Capt. Whitaker in A Few Good Men, Mortimer in The Fantasticks, Abner in It’s a Bird ... It’s a Plane ... It’s Superman, King Sextimus in Once Upon a Mattress and Abe in Beau Jest. Directing credits include Veronica’s Room, Godspell, Play It Again, Sam and Neil Simon’s "Fools." 
MIRIAM P. DENU (Nadine) has been working consistently in amateur theater in some capacity for over twenty years. Favorite roles include Mrs. Wallworth in Speaking of Murder, Kitty in Charley’s Aunt, Gwen in The Odd Couple, Greta in Witness for the Prosecution, and originating the role of Lydia in Second Bananas. She presently teaches social studies and drama for the New York City public school system.
ERIK LUERS (Plato) is a student at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Long Island City where he majors in drama. He has been seen in such shows as Bells Are Ringing, Crazy For You, Fiddler on the Roof and Anything Goes. He attends the Neighborhood Playhouse Junior Theatre School on Saturdays where he studies theatre arts. In June he received a commendation for his one act play, The Desire, from Young Playwrights Inc.. Last spring he participated in the first Manhattan staged reading of Nobody Knows I'm a Dog. He is thrilled to be back in NYC working with such a talented cast and director/playwright.
ALAN DAVID PERKINS (Playwright/Director/Horndog) started out life as a classically trained musician. He began writing plays in 1989, and to date has completed 8 one-act plays, 15 full-length plays, 3 full-length musicals and untold comedy sketches. His plays have received awards from over twenty playwriting competitions and have been produced literally all over the world. Other than twenty or so productions of Nobody Knows I’m a Dog, additional full-length productions include Theatre Americana’s production of Standard Deviation, Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s production of Type A, Theatre on a Limb’s production of King of the Mutants and the Parkside Players’ production of Second Bananas, which he also directed. Additionally, he has written for Bonner & Company Comedy Connection, Out on a Limb and The Bozo Show in Chicago. By day, Alan is a Network Engineer and IT Manager for a local law firm. Alan is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.
JOEL SILVERMAN (Phyllis) is proud to recreate the role of Phyllis for this production of Nobody Knows I'm a Dog, which he previously played for the Colonial Players. Most recently, he starred as Bounine in the Oyster Bay Players' production of Anastasia. He has also appeared in many other productions including Arsenic and Old Lace (Dr. Einstein), The Man Who Came to Dinner (Richard Stanley), Guys and Dolls (Joey Biltmore) and Fiddler on the Roof (Mendel). In addition to his on-stage credits, Mr. Silverman has worked backstage and as a soundman at Flushing Town Hall. Mr. Silverman’s love and support of the arts and the people behind the scenes is what gives him abundant energy and the desire to entertain and give the public an alternative to the everyday. Hi Jarred!
SYLVIA VINALL (Cutiepie), originally from Boulder, Colorado, has been an actor/ choreographer in New York for ten years. She is a graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, has a B.A. from the New School University and an MFA from The Actors Studio. Some of her recent New York credits include: 27 Wagons Full of Cotton - Babydoll Productions, The Bacchae directed by H. Shep Pamplin, and the national tour of The Outsiders produced by the National Theater of the Performing Arts. Her choreography was currently seen in The Survival Revival at the Duplex and in Grease at Circle in the Square Downtown. Sylvia also teaches English and Tap at the Tito Puente Academy of Performing Arts in East Harlem. She would like to thank Brendan and her Dad for their continuous support.
TOM VAUGHN (Phyllis) is proud to join the cast in the role of Phyllis. Tom’s stock credits include a national tour of Kiss Me, Kate as Hortensio and a European tour of The Golden Musicals of Broadway. Regional credits include Patrick in Mame, Max Jacobs in On the 20th Century, The Boys from Syracuse and Jacob Rothschild in The Rothschilds. Light opera credits include The Mikado, The Merry Widow, Rigoletto, Carmen, H.M.S. Pinafore and La Centerentella. As Artist Director of his own production company, Tommy Vee's Unique Productions, Tom has produced and performed extensively for the special events market for the past five years. He has produced or performed in musical productions designed for events at New York venues such as The Hudson Theater, Avery Fisher Hall, The Jacob Javits Center, The United Nations Building, Chase Manhattan Bank Corporate Headquarters and The Gift Building at 225 Fifth Avenue. Tom has also produced a variety of musical works such as Babalu, which has been featured at Club Tatou and Ellen’s Stardust Diner. He currently writes professionally in the pop and dance music genre and has performed with Tommy Vee and The Cabana Boys and Tommy Vee and Male Flesh in such New York hot spots as The Limelight, Metronome, Webster Hall, Twirl, The Jacob Javits Center and most recently at Bar’Do. Tom has been preparing a Dance CD of original music for a Spring release and maintains another life in Marketing and Recruiting for a prominent Law Firm. Tom wishes to thank his comrade Alan for his involvement with his most recent success of Nobody Knows I’m a Dog, and thanks his own dog, Max, for his unconditional love and support.
DOLORES VOYER (Cutiepie) is thrilled to be with this talented cast. She has recently been seen in Broadway Blockbusters - Take II, and as Glinda, the good witch, in The Wizard of Oz. Other roles include Hope (Anything Goes), Lady Larken (Once Upon A Mattress), Cecily (The Odd Couple), Annabel Logan (Speaking of Murder), as well as many musical reviews and concert performances. Love to Ed & Bri.
PETER VRANKOVIC (Horndog) has appeared in numerous amateur theatrical productions, including Dracula, Streetcar Named Desire, Lovers and Other Strangers, Wait Until Dark, Only Kidding and the world premiere of Second Bananas (written and directed by Mr. Alan David Perkins). Peter refuses to mention the slew of extra work in film he has done because ... I guess he just did. Peter would like to thank Alan for giving him the opportunity to work in another one of his creations. As always, Peter’s love goes out to Logan, Ranka and his parental units.
DAWN MARIE WOOD (Assistant Director/Stage Manager) is pleased to be acquainting herself with ATM Productions by working behind the scenes, although Dawn's love and passion is to be in front of an audience. Her numerous roles include Mitzi in Murder takes the Stage, Greta in Witness for the Prosecution, Antionette in A Shot in the Dark, Cassie in Rumors, Sarah in Beau Jest, Annelle in Steel Magnolias and numerous bits of extra work here and there. She has also worked as the Assistant Director for Wait Until Dark at Theatre Time Productions and has directed and choreographed numerous school plays with teachers at PS 79 from grades one through six. Thank you to everyone who continues to love and support her through these wonderfully memorable times.
JOHN C. SNYDER (Production Assistant/Swing) is glad to be working on the ‘...Dog’ again. Having successfully directed a previous production for the Parkside Players of Forest Hills, he’s thrilled to see the variations Alan has put in and how wonderfully the play has developed and grown into a worldwide success. John has worked both on and off stage, as director for ...Dog and Neil Simon’s Jake’s Women at Parkside, as well as performing in several productions for Parkside and The Heights Players in Brooklyn.