Created by Bojana Novakovic
Devised by Bojana Novakovic and Mark Winter
with Thomas Henning and Tanya Goldberg
Produced by Andrew Carlberg
Directed by Scott Rodgers (USA/ Edinburgh)
Performed by Bojana Novakovic and a different performer each night.
With Margaux Susi (USA/ Edinburgh)
Previous Incarnations have included:
Direction by Tanya Goldberg (Sydney / Brisbane/ USA, New Zealand)
and Mark Winter (Melbourne/ USA)
Performed by Natalie Medlock (New Zealand)
With and Lucy Moir (AUS) as the Karaoke Queen
Creator and Performer
Bojana Novakovic will next be seen in INSTINCT on CBS opposite Alan Cumming. Recently Bojana starred in a recurring arc on Showtime series SHAMELESS. She had been seen in HBO's WESTWORLD and also as the female lead in the feature film BEYOND SKYLINE opposite Frank Grillo.
Bojana was the recipient of an Australian Academy Award in 2004 for her role in the mini series Marking Time, and has been nominated for AFI and Australian Critics Choice awards. Bojana stars in the feature THE HALLOW directed by Corin Hardy, which had it's debut at Sundance in January 2015 and won the Empire award for Best Horror. She was a series regular opposite Greg Kinnear in the Fox series RAKE, and was also the lead in the ABC/Mark Gordon pilot AGATHA. Additional credits include the hilarious Australian comedy THE LITTHE DEATH, GENERATION UM opposite Keanu Reeves, BURNING MAN opposite Matthew Goode, DEVIL for Universal, DRAG ME TO HELL for Universal and EDGE OF DARKNESS for Warner Bros.
In between projects, she stars in THE BLIND DATE PROJECT, which she created. The show has had runs in Sydney, Melbourne, LA, NYC and Edinburgh. She was trained at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts in Australia and has had starring roles in all of Australia’s major theatre companies including The Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre and the Bell Shakespeare Company. She also ran her own independent theatre company Ride On Theatre from 2003 to 2013 for which she wrote, directed and starred in numerous productions and earned numerous theatre award nominations. Bojana currently lives and works in Los Angeles.
Margaux Susi was born & raised in Miami, FL & is a proud Cubana. Classically trained with a BFA from NYU Tisch, Margaux studied at the Stella Adler Studio & RADA in London. Margaux is a member and Associate Artistic Director of the Ovation award-winning IAMA Theatre Company in Los Angeles, where she currently resides.
Most recently, Margaux starred in IAMA's 'Species Native to California' which was met with rave reviews. You also know Margaux from the hit improv show 'The Blind Date Project' with Bojana Novakovic. Past guests include Jason Alexander, Margot Robbie, Jeremy Sisto, Pablo Schreiber, and many more. Having completed sold-out runs in New York City, Edinburgh, Cincinnati, and Williamstown. The show played in Los Angeles for over three years.
Off Broadway: Exile (Manhattan Repertory Theatre), I Stand Before You Naked. Selected Theatre: Species Native to California (IAMA Dir. Eli Gonda), 9 Circles (Dir. Alexis Jacknow, *Best Supporting Actress-Valley Theatre Awards), The Land of the Little Horses (Dir. John Gould Rubin), Decade at a Glance (Michalopoulos Studios/New Orleans). Selected TV/Film: Olaf's Frozen Adventure (Disney), Frozen (Disney), Jane Wants a Boyfriend (Copperline Creative), Charlie Murphy’s Law (Pilot), Comedienne (Copperline Creative).
Scott Rodgers is a director, actor and musician based in Los Angeles. His feature directorial debut The Dramatics (A Comedy), which he also co- wrote and stars in, is set for release in early February. The film was featured as part of the New Horizons Series in the Hollywood Film Festival, which spotlights up-and- coming directors.
Some of Scott's acting credits include The Master, Key n Peele, and Reno 911!, among many others. Much of his time working at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater in Los Angeles, where he has been writing and performing for over 6 years. Scott stepped in as the first American director of The Blind Date Project in early spring 2014.
Named by Variety alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mindy Kaling and Andy Samberg as one of “Hollywoodʼs New Leaders,” Andrew Carlberg is an award-winning feature film, television, new media, Broadway and Los Angeles stage producer.
Andrew is currently producing the critically-acclaimed, sold-out run West Coast Premiere of The Boy From Oz at Celebration Theatre, and just wrapped production on Sun Dogs, the feature directorial debut of Jennifer Morrison (starring Michael Angarano, Melissa Benoist, Allison Janney, Ed O'Neill and Xzibit).
Carlbergʼs first feature film, Some Girl(s), starring Adam Brody, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Morrison, Zoe Kazan, Mia Maestro and Emily Watson, written by Neil LaBute and directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer, premiered in the narrative spotlight at the 2013 SXSW Film Festival and was the first narrative feature to receive a day-and-date theatrical premiere via Vimeoʼs on-demand platform. Other features include the 2015 release The Dramatics and the Official 2015 Tribeca Selection Dirty Weekend. Carlberg produced the festival-favorite short films Warning Labels, Double or Nothing and After-School Special.
In television, Carlberg co-executive produced the limited series Full Circle, and executive produced the short film series Ten x Ten, both by Neil LaBute for DirecTV, and was the Creative Executive to the Executive Producer of ABCʼs Castle, where he began his television career working on the hit series from development through its first four and a half seasons.
Carlbergʼs extensive theater credits include the 2014 Broadway revival of Side Show (directed by Bill Condon), the 2013 Broadway revival of Romeo and Juliet (starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad), the Ovation Award-winning intimate theater premiere of The Color Purple: The Musical for Celebration Theatre and the cult hit, improv-based show The Blind Date Project.
Andrew is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an alum of Film Independent’s Fast Track Producing Fellowship and New York’s Independent Filmmaker Project, and and an event producer for the I Have a Dream Foundation and National Breast Cancer Coalition.