Keeping Right Team

We met, read, rehearsed, and now perform on Zoom, but our Keeping Right team boasts all the energy and enthusiasm of any stage ensemble. Get better acquainted with the folks who created this preposterous production.

Atticus Cain

(Sven McManus)

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, raised in part in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with his loving Grandparents, Atticus lived in a total of thirty-five states while growing up. His introduction to acting came in 1988, during his junior year of high school, when he was recruited to substitute for a fellow student in a play.

After graduating, he advanced to local theater, appearing in plays ranging from Shakespeare to Guare until he moved to Pittsburgh in 1995. Cain resumed acting with a cameo role on the CBS series “The Guardian” (2002). Since then, he has performed stage and screen roles in multiple cities, including Chicago, Pittsburgh, and New York, Productions include “Wrong Number” (2003), and “The Stranger” (2004) and his own self-written short feature, “Opposition,”  

Some of his favorite roles are Sgt. Waters in A Soldier’s Play by Charles Fuller, Dr. George Washington Carver, in Carver at Tuskegee  by Kyle Bass, Alan Beaumont in Deadline, and Dr. Jacob Carter in the original web series Dark Therapy, the story of a therapist who treats supernatural monsters…and a few human ones too. 

Atticus completed conservatory training in July 2017 at the acclaimed Atlantic Acting school

“I am a series of small victories and large defeats and I am as amazed as any other that I have gotten from there to here” – Charles Bukowski

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Winnie Stack

(Fanny Borg)

Winnie Stack grew up in LA and moved to NY in 2019 to pursue comedy and to get stuck on the L train multiple times. She is an actor on the UCB Sketch team “Peach,” and a member of the improv team “RUGS.” While she isn’t working one of her many odd jobs, she is creating original characters, acting in her and her sisters web series “Sisterly,” and performing stand up. She is delighted to be apart of “Keeping Right” and hopes you enjoy her attempt at the Swedish language. 

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John Blaylock

(Gunnar Gustaffson)

John Blaylock is happy to be working again on a Knowledge Workings production, having last “Zoomed-it” as Matthew McCarthy in “Grudges” by T.J. Elliott and Joe Queenan and directed by Dora Endre. He most recently appeared as Joshua Cunningham, also on the Zoom “stage,” in “One Empire, Under God” by Anthony J. Piccione and directed by Andrés Gallardo Bustillo. Last Fall, he appeared as Victor Frankenstein in the Articulate Theatre production of “Doctor Frankenstein” by George Allison and directed by Cat Parker. Other roles include Vernon Tull in the Live Source Theatre stage adaptation of William Faulkner’s “As I Lay Dying,” the Blind Cowboy in the Untitled Theatre Co. #61 production of “The Resistible Rise of J.R. Brinkley” by Edward Einhorn (a new podcast of this show is now available!), Albrecht Muller in “The Temple or Lebensraum” by Nat Cassidy, Disraeli Levering in the Metropolitan Playhouse production of “Both Your Houses” and Robert in the Gallery Players production of “Proof.”

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Lynn Kim Do

(Astrid Johansson)

​Breaking from her west coast roots, Lynn Kim Do has been residing and acting in New York City for several years. From film and TV to theater, Lynn has broken through all forms of media in acting. Lynn has the gift of finding the humanity in each character and brings it to life. You can find her on Season 2 of Pose as a sassy model and as leads in two indie films hitting the circuit soon, Her training includes Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, HB Studios, and is currently studying with Anthony Abeson.

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Ed Altman

(Roy Moab)

Ed was last seen as the Narrator in our production of “Grudges” and is thrilled to be back. Other recent stage appearances include Nick in “Time to Leave” at NY Theatre Festival; Beatles producer George Martin in “Nowhere Man,” and as Cornelius Vanderbilt in “Victoria Woodhull”, both at Theatre for the New City. Recent film work includes “Biff & Me” (now making the festival circuit), “The Dog Walker“, Thumbwrestler II (The Second Thumbing)”, and “This Is Going to Happen” both currently in production. Ed is also a voiceover artist for commercial and corporate work, and has voiced several audio books. 

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Gifford Elliott

Assistant Director

A 2015 graduate of Cal Arts, Gifford now works in post production for series such as HBO‘s Divorce, and Netflix’s celebrated series Queen’s Gambit directed by Scott Frank and starring Anna Taylor-Joy

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T.J. Elliott

Playwright & Director

T.J. co-wrote 2019’s Alms with Joe Queenan staged as an Equity Showcase at TheaterWorks in NYC. That SRO comeback ended a 35-year hiatus from Off-Broadway. In those lost years, he produced, directed, and performed among casts of thousands in a mélange of corporate telenovelas and organizational performance art. In the spring and summer of 2020, T. J. produced (creatively and contingently) live on Zoom for 11 performances the dark comedy, Grudges, also cowritten with Queenan. In November 2020, he directed a reading of Within The Context of No Context celebrating the 40th anniversary of this momentous essay by the late George W.S. Trow.

Marjorie Phillips Elliott

Executive Producer

Having studied theater at Skidmore College and photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Marjorie brings to her role at Knowledge Workings a wide array of talents and experiences including her work in the film industry in the 1980s. Her support of our productions ranges from strategy to prop design to publicity consultation and beyond. Marjorie is also the Executive Director of the Chamiza Foundation, a nonprofit helping to ensure the continuity & living preservation of Pueblo Indian culture and traditions, and on the Members Committee of the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC.

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