JOEL ESHER (Music, Additional Lyrics) is a NYC-based composer, educator and music director. Joel is the composer of PharmaBro: An American Douchical!, a new musical with Lauren Gundrum (book/lyrics), which ran Off-Broadway at the Players Theatre in spring 2017. He is a collaborating composer and arranger for the musical Folk Wandering, which will receive its Off-Broadway premier through Pipeline Theater Company in 2018. Joel's musical adaptation of Sammy Spider, commissioned for young audiences by 92Y's Kaufmann Center for the Arts, premiered in NYC in February 2016. Joel is currently a participant in the Lehman Engel BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. Joel is a graduate of Northwestern University, where he received a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and Music Direction. joeleshermusic.com

JOEL ESHER (Music, Additional Lyrics) is a NYC-based composer, educator and music director. Joel is the composer of PharmaBro: An American Douchical!, a new musical with Lauren Gundrum (book/lyrics), which ran Off-Broadway at the Players Theatre in spring 2017. He is a collaborating composer and arranger for the musical Folk Wandering, which will receive its Off-Broadway premier through Pipeline Theater Company in 2018. Joel's musical adaptation of Sammy Spider, commissioned for young audiences by 92Y's Kaufmann Center for the Arts, premiered in NYC in February 2016. Joel is currently a participant in the Lehman Engel BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. Joel is a graduate of Northwestern University, where he received a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and Music Direction. joeleshermusic.com

LAUREN GUNDRUM (Book, Lyrics) a NYC-based lyricist and librettist. Lauren wrote the book and lyrics for PharmaBro: An American Douchical! (music by Joel Esher), which ran Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre in Spring 2017. PharmaBro had a sold-out developmental run during the 2016 Midtown International Theater Festival. PharmaBro has been featured in Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, and the Broadway Radio Podcast among others. Lauren was nominated for the MITF Outstanding Playwright Award and is a participant in the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. She is currently writing the book and lyrics for a new musical called Snowflake Island, which is an adaptation of the “Pleasure Island” episode of Pinocchio (music and lyrics by Alex Ratner).  Lauren minored in music at Duke University and began studying musical theatre writing through the Einhorn School of Performing Arts at Primary Stages after moving to NYC. www.laurengundrum.com  

LAUREN GUNDRUM (Book, Lyrics) a NYC-based lyricist and librettist. Lauren wrote the book and lyrics for PharmaBro: An American Douchical! (music by Joel Esher), which ran Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre in Spring 2017. PharmaBro had a sold-out developmental run during the 2016 Midtown International Theater Festival. PharmaBro has been featured in Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, and the Broadway Radio Podcast among others. Lauren was nominated for the MITF Outstanding Playwright Award and is a participant in the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. She is currently writing the book and lyrics for a new musical called Snowflake Island, which is an adaptation of the “Pleasure Island” episode of Pinocchio (music and lyrics by Alex Ratner).  Lauren minored in music at Duke University and began studying musical theatre writing through the Einhorn School of Performing Arts at Primary Stages after moving to NYC. www.laurengundrum.com

 

 
TYLER SPICER (Director) is a NYC based Director of re-imagined classics, new musicals, and live events. He is the co-creator and director of Madame Mathieu’s Soiree, a recurring avant garde variety show in the west village that has featured over 30 broadway performers and 150 emerging artists. Directing: This Gonna Be on the Test, Miss? [NYCFringe, Tour], Gruesome Playground Injuries [Alchemical Theatre]. He has assisted the development of new work on and off-broadway at The Public, NYMF, CAP21, and many others. www.tylerspicer.com

TYLER SPICER (Director) is a NYC based Director of re-imagined classics, new musicals, and live events. He is the co-creator and director of Madame Mathieu’s Soiree, a recurring avant garde variety show in the west village that has featured over 30 broadway performers and 150 emerging artists. Directing: This Gonna Be on the Test, Miss? [NYCFringe, Tour], Gruesome Playground Injuries [Alchemical Theatre]. He has assisted the development of new work on and off-broadway at The Public, NYMF, CAP21, and many others. www.tylerspicer.com

CASEY REED (Music Director) is a music director, arranger, and vocal coach based in NYC. He graduated from Northwestern University in 2016 and moved to the city shortly after. Since graduation, favorite credits have been the Broadway revival of Miss Saigon, Poster Boy at Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the Natasha and the Bass Line Christmas Concert at The Triad. Casey is so excited to be working on this hilarious and original musical. www.caseyrobertreed.com

CASEY REED (Music Director) is a music director, arranger, and vocal coach based in NYC. He graduated from Northwestern University in 2016 and moved to the city shortly after. Since graduation, favorite credits have been the Broadway revival of Miss Saigon, Poster Boy at Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the Natasha and the Bass Line Christmas Concert at The Triad. Casey is so excited to be working on this hilarious and original musical. www.caseyrobertreed.com

Zija Brubaker Lubin-West (Production Stage Manager) Recent stage management credits include: King Lear (The Secret Theatre), American Dream (MTC Reading), Rumors (Stevens Dramatic Society), Schwabacher Summer Concert (Merola Opera). She is an apprentice of the League of Professional Theatre Women, an associate member of the Stage Managers’ Association, and a Production Assistant for the Broadway Stage Management Symposium. ZijaLubinWest.com

Zija Brubaker Lubin-West (Production Stage Manager) Recent stage management credits include: King Lear (The Secret Theatre), American Dream (MTC Reading), Rumors (Stevens Dramatic Society), Schwabacher Summer Concert (Merola Opera). She is an apprentice of the League of Professional Theatre Women, an associate member of the Stage Managers’ Association, and a Production Assistant for the Broadway Stage Management Symposium. ZijaLubinWest.com

 
ALLY BARRALE (Ensemble) New York: The Light in the Piazza, Theresa Lang Theatre. Woyzeck, Theresa Lang Theatre. Martin Shkreli's Game, MITF. Locked Up Bitches, The People's Improv Theatre. Regional: Cabaret, Oldcastle Theatre Company. The 1949's Radio Hour, Enlightened Theatrics.Ghetto, Theatre Lab. Harry Connick Jr's The Happy Elf, Adventure Theatre. 

ALLY BARRALE (Ensemble) New York: The Light in the Piazza, Theresa Lang Theatre. Woyzeck, Theresa Lang Theatre. Martin Shkreli's Game, MITF. Locked Up Bitches, The People's Improv Theatre. Regional: Cabaret, Oldcastle Theatre Company. The 1949's Radio Hour, Enlightened Theatrics.Ghetto, Theatre Lab. Harry Connick Jr's The Happy Elf, Adventure Theatre. 

JON BANDER (Bill Murray) is thrilled to try and play Bill Murray in this production. He is an actor and improv comedian that performs musical improv with Premiere:The Improvised Musical at the Magnet Theater. He's also worked on a cruise ship for Second City and done a couple Netflix roles whose names were their jobs. Someday he hopes Bill Murray is actually right behind him. Previous acting credits include: 8 Million Protagonists, POPE! An Epic Musical, Nightfall On Miranga Island.

JON BANDER (Bill Murray) is thrilled to try and play Bill Murray in this production. He is an actor and improv comedian that performs musical improv with Premiere:The Improvised Musical at the Magnet Theater. He's also worked on a cruise ship for Second City and done a couple Netflix roles whose names were their jobs. Someday he hopes Bill Murray is actually right behind him. Previous acting credits include: 8 Million Protagonists, POPE! An Epic Musical, Nightfall On Miranga Island.

PATRICK SWAILES CALDWELL (Martin Shkreli) is a NYC based theater artist and magician hoping to not get sued. His previous acting credits include: United Front at the Flea Theater, Magic Treehouse: a Night in New Orleans at NJPAC, and a bunch of new works at Fordham Lincoln Center- where he plans to graduate next spring if nothing goes horribly wrong. Directing: The Man Who Built House to Heaven, (coming to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August) The Zoo Story. Magic Design: Maybe Tomorrow. www.patrickswailescaldwell.com

PATRICK SWAILES CALDWELL (Martin Shkreli) is a NYC based theater artist and magician hoping to not get sued. His previous acting credits include: United Front at the Flea Theater, Magic Treehouse: a Night in New Orleans at NJPAC, and a bunch of new works at Fordham Lincoln Center- where he plans to graduate next spring if nothing goes horribly wrong. Directing: The Man Who Built House to Heaven, (coming to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August) The Zoo Story. Magic Design: Maybe Tomorrowwww.patrickswailescaldwell.com

 
STEVEN CHARLES (Ghost of Ol' Dirty Bastard) is so honored to be playing the late great Ol' Dirty Bastard in this hilariously relevant musical. As a hip-hop music mogul Steven produces, writes and records music with Ryan Alvarado. Together they are the KOTU KLAN soundcloud.com/kotu-klan-k2k Steven has also starred in various musicals across the country. Favorties include: Dreamgirls, Memphis, Hair, Legally Blonde & In The Heights. "Thanks Reggie for giving birth to the hip-hop beat that lives within me. Mom & Dad for giving birth to me and Kev, Lyly, Alyssa & Hector for keeping me alive. So much love for you all."

STEVEN CHARLES (Ghost of Ol' Dirty Bastard) is so honored to be playing the late great Ol' Dirty Bastard in this hilariously relevant musical. As a hip-hop music mogul Steven produces, writes and records music with Ryan Alvarado. Together they are the KOTU KLAN soundcloud.com/kotu-klan-k2k Steven has also starred in various musicals across the country. Favorties include: Dreamgirls, Memphis, Hair, Legally Blonde & In The Heights. "Thanks Reggie for giving birth to the hip-hop beat that lives within me. Mom & Dad for giving birth to me and Kev, Lyly, Alyssa & Hector for keeping me alive. So much love for you all."

KELLEY NICOLE DUGAN (Ensemble) is an actress, singer, songwriter and front girl of her band Daisy the Great. Recent credits include: DEAR EVAN HANSEN (workshop); THE CHRISTIANS (Playwrights Horizons); THE MYSTERIES (The Flea Theater); SALTY FOLK (The New Victory LabWorks); THE CHILDREN’S HOUR (staged reading at The Pearl Theatre) and SAMMY SPIDER (92Y). Training: BFA NYU Tisch (Atlantic Acting School & Tisch’s Experimental Theatre Wing). So happy to be working with this team again! // kelleynicoledugan.com

KELLEY NICOLE DUGAN (Ensemble) is an actress, singer, songwriter and front girl of her band Daisy the Great. Recent credits include: DEAR EVAN HANSEN (workshop); THE CHRISTIANS (Playwrights Horizons); THE MYSTERIES (The Flea Theater); SALTY FOLK (The New Victory LabWorks); THE CHILDREN’S HOUR (staged reading at The Pearl Theatre) and SAMMY SPIDER (92Y). Training: BFA NYU Tisch (Atlantic Acting School & Tisch’s Experimental Theatre Wing). So happy to be working with this team again! // kelleynicoledugan.com

MARCUS EDGHILL (GZA) is a Brooklyn born, New Jersey raised, and North Carolina trained actor, graduating from Guilford College. Previous roles include, Antonio in "Twelfth Night", Bobby in "Company", and Howie in "Rabbit Hole". Marcus is extremely excited to be a part of this hilarious and relevant production, and will continue to fight the patriarchy and all forms of systematic oppression, whether it be by taking to the streets or through the theatre. Write to your local legislators.

MARCUS EDGHILL (GZA) is a Brooklyn born, New Jersey raised, and North Carolina trained actor, graduating from Guilford College. Previous roles include, Antonio in "Twelfth Night", Bobby in "Company", and Howie in "Rabbit Hole". Marcus is extremely excited to be a part of this hilarious and relevant production, and will continue to fight the patriarchy and all forms of systematic oppression, whether it be by taking to the streets or through the theatre. Write to your local legislators.

 
JASMINE HARRIS (Ghostface Killah) An LA native, Jasmine is excited to make her off -Broadway debut! Credits include All Shook Upand Les Misérables at Cortland Repertory Theatre. Much love to Ithaca College and my beautiful family!

JASMINE HARRIS (Ghostface Killah) An LA native, Jasmine is excited to make her off -Broadway debut! Credits include All Shook Upand Les Misérables at Cortland Repertory Theatre. Much love to Ithaca College and my beautiful family!

MALCOLM KING (RZA) is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. During his undergraduate years,  he was in shows such as Fences, Grease, Smokey Joe's Cafe, and Lysistrata. Since moving to New York, he has made appearances in commercials for Google, Addidas, Tombstone, and I Can't Believe It's Not Butter. Malcolmwas a part of the cast in the December run of the comedic show, A Sketch of New York at the Producers' Club. And he was a featured vocal performer in the cabaret show, On The Spot at the Broadway Comedy Club.  Recently he played a kinky, queer character in the comedic Valentine's Day show, The White Rabbit Sexcapades. He also starred in the historic retelling of slavery in a February run of Marvalee Peart's "Northbound."

MALCOLM KING (RZA) is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. During his undergraduate years,  he was in shows such as Fences, Grease, Smokey Joe's Cafe, and Lysistrata. Since moving to New York, he has made appearances in commercials for Google, Addidas, Tombstone, and I Can't Believe It's Not Butter. Malcolmwas a part of the cast in the December run of the comedic show, A Sketch of New York at the Producers' Club. And he was a featured vocal performer in the cabaret show, On The Spot at the Broadway Comedy Club.  Recently he played a kinky, queer character in the comedic Valentine's Day show, The White Rabbit Sexcapades. He also starred in the historic retelling of slavery in a February run of Marvalee Peart's "Northbound."

JOSH NASSER (Ensemble) is a NYC based actor and comedian. Josh is currently finishing up his last year at Purchase College and has trained in Improv/Sketch at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Previous NYC credits include, Lead Male Puppeteer in "Small Fish: A Puppet Operetta" (workshop), Dr. Merriman in "Blunt Civility" (New York Theater Festival), as well as various Improv and Sketch shows at comedy theaters around the city such as Reckless Theatre and The People's Improv Theater. Josh is so excited to be working on this funny, original musical.

JOSH NASSER (Ensemble) is a NYC based actor and comedian. Josh is currently finishing up his last year at Purchase College and has trained in Improv/Sketch at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Previous NYC credits include, Lead Male Puppeteer in "Small Fish: A Puppet Operetta" (workshop), Dr. Merriman in "Blunt Civility" (New York Theater Festival), as well as various Improv and Sketch shows at comedy theaters around the city such as Reckless Theatre and The People's Improv Theater. Josh is so excited to be working on this funny, original musical.

MATT DUBROW (Standby for Bill Murray / Ensemble) BFA in Acting from Montclair State University, returns to acting after 2 years. Matt has been running his own recording studio in Oceanport NJ.

MATT DUBROW (Standby for Bill Murray / Ensemble) BFA in Acting from Montclair State University, returns to acting after 2 years. Matt has been running his own recording studio in Oceanport NJ.