Kat Hinkel | Writer, Producer, Creator

Philadelphia-based playwright Kat Hinkel is thrilled follow up her 2018 Fringe Festival debut, SPIES!, with a 2019 sequel: SPIES!!: Even More Spying.

Rooted in her love of immersive theater, IoT (Internet of Things) / tech, and cringeworthy dad jokes, the SPIES! series has been an adventure to create.

SPIES! was developed as part of the PlayPenn workshop series and with feedback from her playwriting group, the Bourbon Bowls.

Kat’s production company, THE AGENCY BUREAU, delivers immersive experiences and brand activations. Kat also hosts the Philadelphia Immersive Experience Meetup.



He is co-creator of Close Your Legs, Honey - A New Musical whose collaborations include The Kimmel Center, Bristol Riverside, The Eagle, EgoPo Classic Theatre, Shakespeare in Clark Park & many others.

Shamus is a two-time Barrymore Award Nominee as part of the Ensemble and writing team of Anna at EgoPo Classic Theatre.

Shamus resides in Philadelphia & loves to travel for work.



Elizabeth Crino | Stage Manager

Elizabeth is a Philadelphia based stage manager, writer, and teaching artist. She graduated with a B.A. from the University of Maryland and just completed the Arden Professional Apprentice program this June. Recent credits include: Co-creator of APA Class 26's Showcase, In Arial Narrow: An American Musical, assistant stage manager of Indecent (Arden Theatre Company), stage manager of Dream-Rushes (Theatre Contra), playwright of The Search (Wichita State University), and Pen and Paper (The Keegan Theatre). She is so excited to be working on Spies!!:Even More Spying!