Laila Robins (Marian Apple Platt) returns to The Public after originating the role of Marian Apple Platt in That Hopey Changey Thing and Sweet and Sad. Her other credits at The Public include A Midsummer Night's Dream (2007) and The Merchant of Venice (1995). Her Broadway credits include Heartbreak House, Frozen, The Herbal Bed, and The Real Thing, and she has been seen Off-Broadway in That Face, Antony and Cleopatra, Sore Throats, Tiny Alice, Mrs. Klein and many more. She is the recipient of Callaway, Acclaim, and two Jefferson Awards, a Helen Hayes nomination, and two Lucille Lortel nominations.
Jay O. Sanders (Richard Apple) returns to The Public after originating the role of Richard Apple in That Hopey Changey Thing and Sweet and Sad. He has also appeared at The Public in Titus Andronicus,Twelfth Night, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Stuff Happens, Taming of the Shrew, King John, Henry V, and Measure for Measure. His Broadway credits include Pygmalion, Saint Joan, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, and Loose Ends, and some of his many Off-Broadway credits are The Argument, Lone Star Love, The Exonerated, and Buried Child.
J. Smith-Cameron (Jane Apple Halls) returns to The Public after originating the role of Jane Apple Halls in That Hopey Changey Thing and Sweet and Sad. Last summer, she returned to HBO's "True Blood" in a recurring role. Her Broadway credits include After the Night and the Music, Tartuffe, Night Must Fall, The Play's The Thing, The Real Inspector Hound and the Fifteen Minute Hamlet, Our Country's Good (Tony nomination), Lend Me A Tenor, Wild Honey, and Crimes of the Heart. Her numerous Off-Broadway credits include Tartuffe (The Public), The Starry Messenger, Good Boys and True, Pen, God of Hell, Sarah, Sarah, Fuddy Meers, As Bees In Honey Drown, and The Naked Truth. She is an OBIE winner, two-time Outer Critics nominee, and three-time Drama Desk nominee.