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Meet Hal & Bee Team


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Max Baker

Max grew up on a dead-end cobble-stoned street of the no-man's-land between Tufnell Park and Archway, in North London. Karl Marx's grave is right around the corner. He received an MA in playwriting from Washington State University and has worked professionally as an actor, playwright and director for over 20 years. In 2010 The Eeelwax Jesus 3-D Pop Music Show was produced at Contemporary American Theatre Festival and in 2015 his short film Best Wishes From Millwood won the Audience Award at Austin Film Festival. His acting credits include London's West End, as well as On and Off-Broadway, working with The New Group, Roundabout, at the Public, MTC, MCC and most recently appearing in Ars Nova’s production of Small Mouth Sounds. Stable Cable: written and directed The Conspiracists, Live From the Surface of the Moon and Because Me.

Sarah Norris

Sarah is the Founding Artistic Director of New Light Theater Project. In New York, she has worked with: Playwrights Horizons, Theatre Communications Group (TCG), Bisno Productions, LAByrinth Theater Company, Disney Theatrical Productions, BAMA Theatre Company, The Flea Theater, and The Gallery Players to name a few. She served as the Artistic Director of the renowned Access Theater from 2016 - 2018. She is a proud member of AEA and associate of SDC.

Candy Buckley

Broadway: Cabaret, After the Fall, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cabaret, Scandalous, Ring Round the Moon. Off- Broadway: The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters, Valhalla, Shockheaded Peter, The Taming of the Shrew, Bernarda Alba, The Petrified Prince (Drama Desk Nom.). Recent regional: Kill Local (La Jolla Playhouse/Critics Nom.), Company (Bucks County), Vanya + Sonia + Masha + Spike (Old Globe, Huntington, Guthrie). Four years company member American Repertory Theater (Hedda Gabler, Lady Macbeth, others); 11 years company member Dallas Theater Center (The Cherry Orchard, All the King’s Men, others). TV: The Americans, Blue Bloods, Treme, L&O Criminal Intent, Gossip Girl. Film: Bachelorette. Princess Grace Statue Award for Achievement in Theater.

Jeff Hayenga

Broadway: Junk, Harvey, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Hapgood, The Elephant Man, Ah Wilderness, Long Day's Journey Into Night. Off-Broadway/Regional: As Bees in Honey Drown, Jeffrey, Two Rooms, Patient A, Sister Mary Explains It All For You, Burkie, Hamlet, Fire On Babylon, Salome, Circle Mirror Transformation, The Dream of the Burning Boy, The Winslow Boy, Good Boys, Pride's Crossing, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Emma, Breaking Up, A Question Of Mercy. National Tour: Love! Valour! Compassion!, Twelve Angry Men, The Elephant Man. Film: And The Band Played On, The Prince of Pennsylvania, Other People's Money, The Unborn, Center Stage, Memron. TV: The Blacklist, Bones, Law And Order, Law And Order Criminal Intent, Star Trek (Next Generation & Enterprise), Bodies Of Evidence, Jag, Trinity

Lisa Jill Anderson

Lisa is thrilled to be acting in her fourth Max Baker play.  NYC Theater: Max Baker's The Conspiracists, Because Me, and Live From the Surface of the Moon (Stable Cable); Lindsay Joy's In the Event of My Death, directed by Padraic Lillis (Stable Cable/IRT); Kim Davies' The Love of Richard Nixon, directed by Courtney Ulrich (24 Hour Plays/The Nationals); Emily Daly's Barter (Or, Stealing Other People’s Credit Cards) (DC Capital Fringe). Short films include Ailurophilia, Subliminal, and Doctor Mystery with Well Dang! Productions.  Artistic Director & Co-Founder of Stable Cable Lab Co.  BFA in acting, Brooklyn College.

Ian Poake
The Bug Man

Ian is an actor hailing from the suburbs of Philadelphia who now resides in Brooklyn with his wonderful girlfriend and two cats. He is an artistic associate of Stable Cable, with whom he has performed numerous times - most recently in Max Baker’s world premiere production of The Conspiracists. With Stable Cable Ian has also been seen on stage in Lindsay Joy's In the Event of My Death (directed by Indie Theater Hall of Famer Padraic Lillis), and prior to that Live from the Surface of the Moon also by Max Baker. In his spare time, Ian enjoys getting pointlessly frustrated with fantasy sports and video games, and reading comic books (he is 28). Everything he does he dedicates to his Mom who he cannot believe still puts up with him.

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