The Proposal, by Anton Chekhov

Directed by Mary Tynan

December 2020


Mary Tynan (Stepania Stepanovitch) is the artistic director of Notes From Xanadu. As an actor, she has appeared in more than 50 theatrical productions in genres as diverse as comedy, drama, musical theatre, physical theatre and site-specific, receiving critical acclaim for her roles in Conversations with Mary, A Galway Girl, Down Bottle Alley, A Belfast Boy, Regent's Canal ‐ a Folk Opera and Athold Fugard's Statements. She has also featured on radio and in several films. More information is available at her actor website
Ash Reddington (Cathleen) studied Shakespeare at Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Stage credits include Lady Macbeth (Macbeth, Zoom Theatre) Hilda Moriarty (Kavanagh, by Tom O'Brien, touring with London Irish Theatre) and Hero in Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing. Ash has also appeared on screen in various film and television roles as well as commercials, and films comedy under the alter-ego Svetlana. She currently resides in New York, working as an actress and writer bilocally in both the United States and Europe.
Chris Levens (Ivan Vassilevitch) trained at LAMDA. In 2016 he won an OFFIE for his performance in Lovesong of the Electric Bear at The Hope Theatre. Theatre also includes The Wipers Times (Tour & West End), The 39 Steps (Frinton Summer Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare in the Squares), Sea Life (Hope Theatre), Alice's Adventures Underground (Les Enfants Terribles), Ghost Stories (West End), Leaves of Glass (Tobacco Factory) and Prince OF Denmark (National Theatre). Film includes The Big Day (Godiva Films) and Suspended in a Sunbeam (404 Productions). Television includes: Suspects (Channel 5).