June 7 7:30 pm

The Well is an autobiographical musical that explores addiction and the hope of forgiveness. Rex Daugherty shares the hilarious and the heartbreaking in this intimate story and song cycle of all original singer-songwriter material. Addiction affects a staggering 46% of families in the United States but we rarely talk about it. With some much-needed humor and grace, Rex not only talks about it – he’ll sing you the whole story. 
“There’s so much humor in this show. Using my own family as material, I’ve mined the authentic absurdity and deeply strange places that only our closest loved ones can fully understand. ”  Rex Daugherty
Ages 13+
Content Warning: mild swearing, grief


Rex Daugherty (writer/performer/guitar)
Rex is a DC-based theatre artist and currently serves as the Artistic Director of Theatre at Solas Nua. Originally from Oklahoma City, both of his parents grew up on farms and taught him the value of hard work and good company.
His work has been internationally featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, on the cover of American Theatre Magazine, The Irish Times, aired on RTE – Ireland’s national broadcast, The Scotsman, Edinburgh Guide, British Theatre Guide, The Telegraph – Nigeria, and The Guardian – Nigeria. During his tenure at Solas Nua, he has earned multiple Helen Hayes Awards and Nominations and garnered international acclaim for their productions. His 2019 solo performance of The Smuggler was listed by The New York Times as one of the best productions of the year, nationwide.
Additionally, his work has been seen at The Kennedy Center, The Shakespeare Theatre Company, The National Theatre, The Warner Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, Signature Theatre, Round House Theatre, Folger Theatre, Rep Stage, The Oklahoma City Civic Center, Oklahoma Shakespeare, Edinburgh Fringe, Dublin Theatre Festival, The Abbey Theatre, and Off Broadway at 59E59. Daugherty has received three Helen Hayes nominations as part of Outstanding Ensembles, as well as a Helen Hayes nomination for Outstanding Choreography and Outstanding Production.
As a writer and play-maker, his plays have received over 20 productions. Most recently, his musical The Devil & June Gantry was a semi-finalist at The Eugene O’Neil Center’s American Music Theatre Festival and long listed for Olney Theatre’s Vanguard Program. BEEP BEEP, written and directed by Rex, earned a Helen Hayes Award Nomination for Outstanding TYA Production. He also co-devised the hit play -Wake Up, Brother Bear – which has been running off and on at Imagination Stage since 2011. Read more about his work or listen to new music at rex-daugherty.com.
Emily Erickson (keys, vocals) 
Emily (Emi) Erickson is an an actor, music director, composer, and multi-instrumentalist new to the Washington, DC area after nearly a decade in New York. She holds a BFA in Drama from New York University where she studied in the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Experimental Theatre Wing, and the Classical Studio. She holds an MFA in Classical Acting from the ACA at Shakespeare Theatre Company and George Washington University.
As a music director and composer, Emily has worked in many U.S. cities including New York, Houston, Detroit, Provincetown, DC, and Los Angeles. She has composed original music for dozens of new plays and Shakespeare productions alike and has written vocal arrangements for composers the likes of Alexander Sage Oyen, Mark Hollmann, Aviva Jaye, and more. Emi is currently working on two full-length musicals Pentangle and The Sandfairy with writing partners Delaney Amatrudo and Jenna Hoffmann, respectively. emilynerickson.com
Jonathan Feuer (drums, guitar, vocals)
Jonathan is a DC-based actor whose credits include Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Mosaic Theatre Company, Rep Stage, Theater J, Studio Theatre, Kennedy Center TYA, Imagination Stage, Solas Nua, Spooky Action Theater, Prologue Theatre, The Hub Theatre, Forum Theatre, The Keegan Theatre, Adventure Theatre MTC, and Quotidian Theatre Company. He is a graduate of the Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University (MFA) and a member of Actors’ Equity Association. jonathanfeuer.com