Production Bios

Playwrights featured in our May 2017
All Guts and Some Glory event:

W.M. Akers: W.M. is a Squeaky Bicycle resident playwright. He has been working with Kathryn McConnell since 2011, when she directed his play Cary’s Chain Store Massacre. Squeaky Bicycle has produced an astonishing amount of his work, including the full length plays Pop Dies In Vegas (2012), Tales of Love and Lasers (2014), and Dead Man’s Dinner (2017). He is on Twitter as @Ouijum, and boasts about himself at

Emily Daly: Emily is a writer and actor. New York credits include Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Middle Voice Theatre Company, ESPA’s Drills Residency Program, Motor Company, and Women’s Work Lab at New Perspectives Theatre. Regional credits include Great Plains Theater Conference, Capital Fringe Festival, foolsFURY Theater’s Factory Parts, and Rhinofest. Her screenplays have been produced by InstaMiniSeries and Martian Media. She’s a member of Stable Cable Lab Co, and the Middle Voice in residence at Rattlestick.

Jeff Johnson: Jeff is very excited to be working with Squeaky Bicycle Productions for what is probably a record-breaking umpteenth time.  He is a graduate of the theatre department of the University of Northern Iowa, and a veteran of many Off-Off Broadway shows.  Favorite roles include Lindbergh in WM Akers’ Pop Dies in Vegas, Iago in Othello, and Vladimir in Waiting for Godot

William Kozy: William recently appeared on “The Mind of a Murderer” on Investigation Discovery channel. He will be seen in upcoming episodes of John Walsh’s “The Hunt” on CNN, and as Detective Herman Cline in “A Crime to Remember” for Investigation Discovery. There’s more of him at:

Robert Zander Norman: Robert is from San Jose, California. He is the founder and publisher of curtainboy books and a graduate of NYU’s Dramatic Writing program.