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Soho PlayHouse | May 10th, 12th, and 14th

A starving polar bear and the taxidermist who raised him drift on a boat through a flooded world. And goddamn, it's hot. (we mean in temperature, you perverts)

UPCOMING: THE BEAR TAX premieres at @sohoplayhouse May 10th, 12th, and 14th at 7 PM as a part of the Lighthouse Series. 


Writer: Michael DelaFlor is a Houston-born, NYC-based writer and film / theater-maker who likes things he doesn’t understand. He is a graduate of NYU with a BA in Dramatic Literature, Theatre, History & the Cinema.

Producer: Faoileán Cosgrove (she/her) is a NYC based theater and film producer. Her recent producing credits include a myriad of commercial and narrative works. UPCOMING: Off Broadway: Smith Street Stage’s Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare at Carroll Park. Contact and more info at

Scott/Executive Producer: Chris Davis is a South African born Australian actor and producer whose most recent works include acting in The Disney Talent Showcase & Netflix’s Money Heist: The Experience as well as producing VAGABABY, directed by Albessant Smith. He strives towards creating art in the style of Andy Warhol and Red Bull. 

Manager: Stevie Boothe
Agent: Ricki Olshan @Buchwald

Constance: Ara Celia Butler (she/her) is a NYC based actor and singer songwriter who is a graduate of LaGuardia High School and Boston University’s Film and Television program. Ara is currently a part of the Mercury Store core acting company in Brooklyn.

Assistant Director: Valeria Benitez (she/her) is an NYC-based actor, theater-maker, and producer. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, she graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Theater and a minor in Business. Recent theater credits include Giving Up the Ghost (The Brick Theater). Contact info:


Assistant: Nell Amari (she/her) is a New York City based actor and theater artist. She is an alumna of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where she studied drama at The Lee Strasberg Theater and Film institute and Stonestreet Studios. Her recent credits include. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute) and Hamlet (Shakespeare Downtown). 


Stage Manager: Sydney Lolita Cusic (she/her) is an actor, director, writer, stage manager, and producer born and raised on the Southside of Chicago. She is an alumna of NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Most recent stage management work includes A Map to Nowhere (Soho Repertory Theatre), New Black Play Fest (The Apollo Theater), and The Gathering (The Apollo Theater.)

Production Design: Moving from Southern California to New York City, Cyrus Gainer (He/They) received his BFA in Drama and Film at New York University 2022. Cyrus works as a Creative Director, Costume and Production Designer with an interest in the surreal in an effort to create work that is subversive and queer. 

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