Directed by Kathleen Quinlan
Written by Patrick Quinlan
Kathleen Quinlan (Apollo 13, Family Law)
Patrick Quinlan (9-1-1, Insecure)
Cheray O'Neal(Journey This, Weep not)
Tyler Abbott (The Rookie)
Virginia Ma (Love stinks)
co written/ co produced by Cheray O'Neal and director Lenore Thomas
Cheray O'Neal (Journey This)
Beverly Todd (911, Crash, Lean On Me)
Rico E. Anderson (Truth be told, SWAT)
Ann Russo (Captain America)
Missy Yager (Eighth Grade, Manchester by the Sea)
Cheray O’Neal , an award-winning writer/actor/producer, and proud member of the LAByrinth Theater Company of NYC.
Recently, she’s co- written/co- produced and starred in the short film ‘Weep not’; Winner of the ‘Audience Choice Award’ at Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase 2021 and co- starred in the comedy film ‘Fixer Upper’ directed by Oscar nominated Actress Kathleen Quinlan.
She can be seen in the highly acclaimed film 'H4', produced by Harry Lennix and the Mark Pellington directed documentary 'Honesty'.
She's also a Two Time NAACP Theater Nominee for Acting and Writing of her solo play ‘Journey This’ .
Cheray made her directorial debut with two short films ‘Breath’ and ‘If I can’t breathe’ addressing Black Lives Matter now on the film festival circuit 2021.
She’s authored and published two books, ‘A Taste of Sour Honey’ and ‘Love of the Lick’; judged the renowned Teen Poetry Slam ‘Get Lit’, and Won Best Trade Feature in the USA for her piece ‘Home Away From Home’.
She’s recorded two EP’s on the Javi Coltrane produced album 'In This Day', and was writer-performer of the title song 'O' for Showtime's hit docudrama 'The O Tapes'.
Next up: ‘Weep not’ screens live in the OSCAR Qualifying Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival, Aug 7th 2021.
She's equally proud to include activist in her repertoire having traveled internationally facilitating Born a creative writing poetic theatre fundraising workshop for young girls, which she created. She's also volunteered in Bolivia with Operation Smile and Smile with Me, and taught creative writing/acting in South Africa. Her passion for bridging the gap between our elders and our youth has birthed Senior2Senior.net; a trans-generational companionship adventure coming to a high school near you.
2010 - present
2010 - present
FIXER UPPER FAITH KATHLEEN QUINLAN
SICK FUCK WAITRESS ROB HAFFEY
WEEP NOT JOURNEY LENORE THOMAS DOUGLAS
THIS LAND MRS. WASHINGTON MICHAEL ALOYAN
ANGEL MARSI PHIL EULING
ALMOST 30 ORIANNA MATTHEW A CHERRY
HONESTY MOURNER MARK PELLINGTON
H4 MESSENGER PAUL QUINN
THE ZODIAC SHOW LEAD/POET CARMIT BACHAR/LEE CHERRY
FREE CHAYZIE ANDREW AVERY
GIRLTALK LEAD/TRACEY STACEY L HOLMAN
AFTERMATH LEAD/KAREN JAISON GREENE
RAW AS YOU WANNA BE LEAD/CASSIE BURT LEFLORE
CARLITO'S WAY FEATURED EXTRA BRIAN DE PALMA
MURDER MAGIC SARA WENDELL WILLIAMS
JOURNEY THIS SOLO SHOW THE LOUNGE THEATRE
NAACP IMAGE AWARDS POET BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL
THE SILENCE IS BROKEN MAMAZUN THE SABAN THEATER
AMERICAN DREAMS LATASHA HARLINS THE PUBLIC THEATER, NYC
CROSSIN OVAH MAX SAMUEL BECKETT THEATER, NYC
QUEEN LATINA SHADY CHAYZIE HERE THEATER
BLACK GIRL NETTA NEW FEDERAL THEATER
THE RESTING PLACE KATRINA 29TH STREET REPERTORY
EVERYBODY'S SECRET YOLANDA C.A.T. AT NYU
WALMART CUSTOMER SAATCHI & SAATCHI
DIRECT TV STORE CLERK TOM KUNTZ
BANK OF AMERICA WOODSTOCK LADY ANDREW DOUGLAS
FORD FLEX HERO ANDREW DOUGLAS
TACO BELL WOMAN DRAFTFCB
HYUNDAI HERO WES ANDERSON
SEARS MOM TENNEY FAIRCHILD
CELLULAR ONE ASSOCIATE GSD&M
Training & Workshops
THE ACTORS STUDIO ARTHUR PENN FRANK CORSARO
AFI CONSERVATORY WILL WALLACE
MEISNER TECHNIQUE KATHRYN GATELY
ON CAMERA JUDY HENDERSON/JOAN DINCESSO
SCENE STUDY MICHAEL SHURTLEFF
QUICK STUDY, IMPROVISATION, SPOKEN WORD ARTIST, SPANSH CONVERSATIONAL, PERSONAL TRAINER, BASKETBALL, POOL PLAYER, ROLLERBLAER/SKATER, SPRINTER, BIKRAM YOGA PRACTIONER
*MEMBER OF THE LABYRINTH THEATER COMPANY OF NYC