DAVID ALLEN CASTLEMAN
Dave Castleman wrote and directed the short film MacBethenny, which reimagines the classic Shakespearean story as a gay, dark comedy, set in Fire Island Pines, New York. Shot on location in June 2015, MacBethenny premiered in June 2016 at the Provincetown International Film Festival, and is Castleman's first film.
Prior to creating MacBethenny, Castleman was a commercial litigator. He spent most of his legal career at the prestigious firm Sullivan & Cromwell and was selected as one of the best 40 lawyers under 40 by the National LGBT Bar in 2013.
Producer, Actor (Lady MacBethenny)
Kevin Myers recently joined the production team for Justin Sayre's Love's Refrain at La Mama Theatre (premiering in April 2016 in New York City). He most recently produced Dave Chapman's Over at the New York International Fringe Festival (2014). He has produced and worked on large events with major celebrities (Broadway Bares; Macy*s Thanksgiving Day Parade), intimate shows and showcases (variety and burlesque at R Bar and The Stonewall Inn; Indigo Rat at Rose’s Turn), multimedia festivals (The Fall Collection; Crown Point Festival), and as a production associate for Ann by Holland Taylor at Lincoln Center (2013). MacBethenny is his first short film production.
Born and raised in northwest Ohio, Kevin received his degree in theatre and media from Bowling Green State University and graduated cum laude.
Lead Actor (MacBethenny)
Will Hutcheson is an actor living in New York City. His credits include:
TV/Film - Broad City, Rule of Threes, Wait, Wait, Don't Kill Me.
Regional Theater - Next to Normal, Forever Plaid, Music Man, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Fantasticks.
Unlike Castleman and Myers, MacBethenny was not Hutcheson's first film, but it was his first time on Fire Island. Hutcheson earned a BFA in Acting from Wright State University.