Lauren is a Brooklyn based actor/writer and the Artistic Director of Red Garnet Theater Company. She was recently seen in the Broken Homes , featuring her one woman show, Welcome to America. Regional Credits: Trinity Rep, Kansas City Rep, Coterie & Unicorn. Favorite roles include Cavale in Cowboy Mouth, Kitty in The Time of Your Life and Masha in Three Sisters. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to collaborate with Hunger & Thirst on this world premiere and would like to thank Pattie, Sarah, Alex and the cast and crew for their support.
mary "polly" tayloe Key
Mary “Polly” Key (1784-1859) was born Mary Tayloe Lloyd, the daughter of an aristocratic Maryland family. At age seventeen she married Francis, who gave her the nickname Polly. They had eleven children, all of whom lived into adulthood except for their sixth, Edward. Her sister was married to Joseph Nicholson, who was second in command of the militia at Ft. McHenry on the night the British attacked Baltimore.