The Cast and Crew

Co-Creator / Brushee

Co-Creator / Brushee

Matthew Roi Berger

 is a New York City-based songwriter and the composer for films and stage works, including New York Musical Theatre Festival's Best of Fest Award-winning FAT CAMP, the indie cult fav SPIDERMUSICAL, and New York Neo-Classical Ensemble's TWELFTH NIGHT. He has written music for the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Old Vic's Arden Project and UC Santa Barbara, among others. Matt is the guitarist and songwriter for Teen Girl Scientist Monthly, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Experimental Theater Wing.

Co-Creator

Co-Creator

Jonathan A. Goldberg

is an internationally produced playwright with work seen across the country. Some works include: The Jew and the Demon (Rita and Burton Goldberg Prize), How to Shoot a Bull Moose (Israel Baron Award), Real Dead Ghosts (Jeffrey Mackey Award finalist), Sousepaw (Best of SF Fringe). He won the L Magazine Pocket Fiction Contest and has far too many cats. MFA Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. He and Matt also wrote a musical about Warren G. Harding fighting a walrus.

Producer/Audio Mixer / The Intern / Beardy McMenamin

Producer/Audio Mixer / The Intern / Beardy McMenamin

Nicholas DeMichele

Is a producer, video and sound editor who has worked on various projects around the city. He created the interactive choose your own adventure music video Rust Golem. He also did a voice on Pokemon. 

Detective Dankent

Detective Dankent

NATHANIEL KENT

Nathaniel Kent is a Brooklyn-based actor originally from the Bay Area. Multimedia: Basic Witch (web series); Seeking Sublet (webseries); Limetown  (podcast). Theatre: We Are Proud to Present... (Playmakers Rep); Mother of the Maid (Shakespeare & Co); Trevor (Lesser America); Ten Ways On A Gun (Squeaky Bicycle); Real Dead Ghosts, Font of Knowledge, The Land Whale Murders, and Fallaway (all with Shelby Company, for which he is a co-founder). Upcoming: Salute by Alexander Kveton as part of the New Voices Festival at The New School, March 18-25. BFA: NYU Tisch. 

Flosso Sunshine

Flosso Sunshine

JARED LOFTIN

New York credits include: GIGANTIC (Vineyard), SATURDAY NIGHT (York Theatre), GARY GOLDFARB: MASTER ESCAPIST (NYMF, Outstanding Individual Performance Award), THE VELVETEEN RABBIT (DR2 Theatre). Regional credits include: PETER PAN (Smee), ALL SHOOK UP (Dennis), FAME (Joe), and JOSEPH... (Issachar/Baker) at Artpark. Television: RED OAKS (Amazon). BFA in Music Theatre from Elon University.

 

Braceletta

Braceletta

BONNIE MILLIGAN

 National Tour: Pat in KINKY BOOTS (1st Nat’l Tour). Off-Broadway: Beatrix et al in JASPER IN DEADLAND (Prospect Theater); Kate et al in CUFF ME! (Entertainment Events). Other Credits: Pamela in HEAD OVER HEELS, Singer in THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO (The Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Nurse in THESE SEVEN SICKNESSES (Drama Desk nominee for Best Direction/play), Hoyden in RESTORATION COMEDY (Drama Desk nomination for Best Direction/play), Koren in A CAUTIONARY TALE (The Flea Theatre); Charwoman in SCROOGE, Ethel in THE MUSIC MAN (Village Light Opera Group); Thelma in HINT (FringeNYC). Training: The Ohio State University; Elena McGhee, Ian Hersey, UCB.

 

Elsa

Elsa

MOLLY HAGER

Currently in Waitress on Broadway. Other theatre credits include Heathers: The Musical (New World Stages), Pump Boys and Dinettes (Weston Playhouse), Fat Camp (Off-Broadway, regional & NYMF productions), Cloaked (CAP21), Factory Girls (NAMT). TV: “Happyish” on Showtime, “Young Hearts Unlimited”, “Life Itself”. Film: It's Kind of a Funny Story (Focus Features), Mad City (with John Travolta and Dustin Hoffman), Goodbye Lover (with Patricia Arquette). Recordings: “Broadway Here I Come” on The Joe Iconis Rock and Roll Jamboree Album, and original cast recordings of Heathers: The Musical and Waitress (all on iTunes). Follow her on instagram (@hagermolly) and twitter (@yesmollyhager)!

 

Announcer/Others

Announcer/Others

JAMES B. KENNEDY

Recent selected NYC credits include Shelby Company's Ephemerama, Dogs Of Oklahoma by Eric John Meyer; His Beauty by Ashley Jacobsen;  New Beulah by Dan Moyer; and Couples Counseling by Carey Lovelace.  He also has been at the Minnesota Fringe the past three years in Fallsway, Font of Knowledge, and Sousepaw in which he originated the role of Rube Waddell. 

Janitor

Janitor

JENNI PUTNEY

Her credits include: The Pool Skimmer (Clubbed Thumb) Three Sisters, Our Town, A Dram of Drummhichit (La Jolla Playhouse) Orpheus and Eurydice (Theater Lab NYC) Venus in Fur (Philadelphia Theater Company/George Street Playhouse) Blithe Spirit, Clybourne Park, Fox on the Fairway (Northern Stage), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Portland Center Stage) Fallsway, Winnemucca (Shelby Company), Much Ado About Nothing, The Mock Tempest (Shakespeare Santa Cruz), The Tempest (Shakespeare Orange County). MFA: University of California, San Diego; BFA: Chapman University.

 

Madame Sunshine

Madame Sunshine

GRACE MCLEAN

Broadway: Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Kazino; Brooklynite,Vineyard Theatre; Bedbugs!!!, Arclight; The World Is Round, BAM; Sleep No More, The McKittrick Hotel; Twelve Ophelias, Woodshed Collective. Regional: Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, A.R.T.; Pump Boys and Dinettes, Weston Playhouse; La MaMa Cantata, Spoleto, Italy; Zagreb, Croatia; Belgrade, Serbia; From The Fire (Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011, MTM Best New Musical); The Last Goodbye, Williamstown Theater Festival. Grace McLean & Them Apples performed in both the 2015 and 2016 Lincoln Center American Songbook seasons and in April 2015 traveled to Pakistan on a US State Department sponsored tour. Original music available on iTunes.

Grand Cuspid

Grand Cuspid

JOCELYN KURITSKY

is a New York (sometimes DC) based actor & theater-maker. Onstage, Jocelyn mostly works on new plays and new theatrical forms; and, as a performer, she has become a favorite among New York's downtown theater stalwarts, often portraying intense, fragile, and feral characters. Papermag calls her an "outstanding actor." She has appeared in more than 20 NYC productions, including premieres by Sheila Callaghan, Erik Ehn, Ken Urban, Caridad Svich, & avant-garde theater legend, Mac Wellman. Film credits include Peace After Marriage with Hiam Abbass & Louise Lasser, Queen of Glory, among others.

Snouts the Pig

Snouts the Pig

Larry Owens

Off-Broadway: Gigantic (Vineyard), FAT CAMP (American Theatre of Actors and NYMF). Regional: GREASE (MUNY St. Louis), DREAMGIRLS (Portland Center Stage), FAT CAMP (Cleveland Playhouse). Developmental: A STRANGE LOOP (Musical Theatre Factory), EIGHTY-SIXED (Second Stage). Larry is a recent graduate of The School at Steppenwolf, where his instructors included Amy Morton and K. Todd Freeman.

Panglo

Panglo

MELISSA LUSK

 Brooklyn-based composer, mother, legal secretary, and member of the band Teen Girl Scientist Monthly. Creator performer in  Baby No More Times. Favorite writing credits include ...things i found on craigslist (music and selected lyrics) and l(y)re (music and lyrics).

 

Precious Premolar / others

Precious Premolar / others

JACQUI ROSSI

Brooklyn based performer and writer. She currently works as a correspondent at Mic.com, where she hosts the webseries Skirt The Issue and creates content for Office Hours by Mic on instagram. She also has appeared as a guest host on Mic Check. She can be seen in videos for Mic, College Humor 2, Chomp Chomp Comedy, BORT Comedy, MediaVillage and Attn.com. She recently starred in two short films, Idle Worship and Spiritual Machines. She has studied improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and acting at The Atlantic. She is also a teacher, a member of Young Artists at the Chelsea, and an avid board gamer. She also just loves spaghetti.

Ur-Tooth

Ur-Tooth

JENNIFER JOAN THOMPSON

is a writer, actor and scholar. Her plays have been workshopped and performed at Studio Tisch, Cap21, Yale University, and the Martin E. Segal Center among others. Acting credits include: Broadway: Dividing the Estate (Lincoln Center); Off Broadway: Look Back In Anger (Roundabout), White People (Ensemble Studio Theater); Regional: The Pioneer Theatre (Arty Award, Best Sister Act), Indiana Rep, the Geva, the Fulton and the Hangar Theatre; Television: The Good Wife, Unforgettable. She's presented papers at IFTR, served as associate managing editor of European Stages, and will sit on panels at IFTR and ATHE. She currently teaches acting at Brooklyn College, holds a BA in History and Theatre Studies from Yale University, and an MFA in Acting from NYU.

Ethereal Band Being

Ethereal Band Being

Rachel Flynn

originated the role of Stoner Chick in Heathers, the Musical (New World Stages), once vomited fake blood onto the guitars of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs (Stop the Virgins, St. Ann's Warehouse) and championed feminism through the art of glitter and hair jewels (Baby No More Times, Knitting Factory). Rachel studied directing at the A.R.T. under Robert Woodruff and Marcus Stern. She directed the Boston debut of Martin Sherman's Bent starring TV’s Jack Cutmore‐Scott and is the artistic director of At The Table, a Play Reading podcast, available on iTunes, Stitchr, and other podcast places. Proud AEA and Harvard grad. 

Mr. Sunshine

Mr. Sunshine

Philip Callen

is an actor/performer based in Washington Heights. He was seen in the off-Broadway hit and NY Times critical pick "Honky" at UrbanStages. He has performed at regional theaters around the country, including the Guthrie Theatre in "1776" and "Pen". He just completed his 11th season as George Bailey in "It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at the historic Saint Paul Hotel in St. Paul, Minnesota. He's thrilled to be reading Jonathan Goldberg's work again, for the first time since "The Sharks of Montana". He sends love and gratitude to his family, Laurie and Alice.

 

Clownie Brown

Clownie Brown

Everett Quinton

is an actor, director and playwright and was a longtime member of Charles Ludlam's RIDICULOUS THEATRICAL COMPANY where he was an actor, director and costume designer. While there he appeared in over 75 productions including CAMILLE; BLUEBEARD; THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP (OBIE AND DRAMA DESK AWARDS) to name a few. Film and TV credits include THE LOUISE LOG, NURSE JACKIE, LOUIE, NATURAL BORN KILLERS, BIG BUSINESS,, DEADLY ILLUSION, FOREVER LULU, MIAMI VICE, AND LAW & ORDER. 

Dr. Jim American

Dr. Jim American

Gabriel Levey

Gabriel Levey is an actor, theatre maker, and teaching artist with an MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama, and a BFA in Acting from Boston University. After graduating from the Yale School of Drama, Gabriel continued to work with his mentor Christopher Bayes as a teacher trainee in Clown and Commedia Dell’arte. Now, as a fulltime faculty member of Chris’ Funny School of Good Acting, Gabe teaches Shakespeare/Clown in The Funny School’s Summer Extravaganza, and Acting as Play – a hybrid clown and scene study class - every Sunday night.

KEVIN TOWNLEY 

has performed in Hollywood blockbusters, elementary school cafeterias and everywhere in between. With Waterwell: GOODBAR, #9, The|King|Operetta and Marco Millions. Other NYC: Shockheaded Peter (Little Shubert), My Deah (Abingdon). Film: Men In Black 3, The Sitter, My Super Ex-Girlfriend. TV: The Following, All three Law & Orders, Sherri. Kevin also co-hosts and -produces the monthly themed-variety show, “The Talent Show”, which has been named Best Variety Show by Time Out and New York Magazine. He is finishing up a YA novel and is in a band called Clash By Night with Hanna Cheek. The Associated Press has called him “Magnetic” and “Fabulous”, and The New Yorker said he was a star, but spelled his name wrong, so who knows…

Hannah Cheek

has performed in Chill & Serve, at numerous venues around New York City and Sweetness & Light. In April 2004, Ms. Cheek performed at Playwrights Horizon in First You're Born to much critical acclaim. She has also appeared in The Pumpkin Pie Show: Ringside Seats at the Belt Theatre. Other NY credits: Broken Boughs (Blue Heron Arts Center) Judith, a comedy troupe (The Kitchen), The Pumpkin Pie Shows: Rise Perverts Rise, Big Top, and The Birds and the Bees. In LA she wrote, directed and produced Bad Touch: A Sketchy Show (Masquerade Theatre) and performed numerous improv shows at IO West. Ms. Cheek studied at Sarah Lawrence College where she played Nina in The Seagull and Eva in Kindertransport. While studying abroad at the British American Dramatic Academy in London she also portrayed Lady Macbeth (Bridge Lane Theatre). TV credits: The West Wing, Titus, and MTV's Undressed.

Diana Oh

is an actor/singer-songwriter/theatremaker/performing artist. She is the inaugural 2016 Van Lier Fellow in Acting with the Asian American Arts Alliance, one of Refinery 29’s Top 14 LGBTQ Influencers, the First Queer Korean ­American interviewed on Korean Broadcast Radio, Creator of #AsianPeopleareNotMagicians on Mic.com, Creator of {my lingerie play}: a concert & installation series in lingerie staged in an effort to provide a saner, safer, more respectful world for women to live in featured in People, on stage at EST, The Lark, Joe’s Pub, All For One, and on stage at Rattlestick Theatre September 2017 in co-pro with Ma-Yi. She will be in concert in April 2017 at The Center (www.gaycenter.org). The Wall Street Journal & Upworthy call her "bad­ass."