JASON ALAZRAKI (GUY AT BAR)
Jason just finished filming "Split" directed by Deborah Kampmeier and "Maybe There's A Tree" written and directed by Ashlin Halfnight. Both films will be coming out in late 2014.
LAUREN BRICKMAN (ANGRY SUBWAY LADY)
Lauren Brickman is an actress/improviser and writer whose past credits include Gertrude in Hamlet, Flora in 27 Wagons of Cotton, and Little Sally in Urinetown. Her most recent stage credit was Hair of the Dog which she also co-authored.On the web Lauren can be seen as Vagabond Gertrude, who has an unusually good way with men, in Melissa & Melisa as well as the upcoming SITTERS, of which she is co-creator and producer. Lauren can be see performing improv around the city with her teams Salamander Jesus, #highclasshookers, Wtich, and her Queens Secret Improv Club House Team.
JEFF BURCHFIELD (ANOTHER GUY AT THE BAR)
FILM: Foreclosure; 13; Winter Of Frozen Dreams TELEVISION: The Metropolitan Opera "Falstaff" Live in HD; Great Performances Boris Godunov at The Met; Barry Sonnenfeld's pilot, Play Or Be Played. THEATER: directed by Patrice Chereau in From The House of the Dead at the Metropolitan Opera and Staatsoper Berlin.
KELLY COOPER (AMELIA'S FATHER/COLONEL MUSTARD)
Kelly Cooper acted for several years in Chicago-area theaters (including Steppenwolf, Remy Bummpo, Writers' Theatre, Chicago Dramatists, and many others). He was also a member of Defiant Theatre in Chicago. Regionally, Kelly has worked at the Greenbrier Valley Theatre in West Virginia, Milwaukee Shakespeare Company, Lake Geneva Theatre, and aboard the Crystal Harmony in Alaska, Central America, and the Caribbean. He taught acting as a member of the theatre faculty at the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen, Michigan, and as a graduate fellow at the University of Illinois, where he received his MFA. He also holds a BFA in theatre from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon.
ELIZABETH DONNELLY (SHARON)
Elizabeth Donnelly's regional acting credits include productions at PaperMill Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Vineyard Playhouse, Ivoryton Playhouse, Stoneham Theatre, WAM, and Lost Nation Theater. NYC credits include new works at The Workshop Theatre, The Brick and Frigid Festival. Elizabeth is also a founding member of Fifth Letter Productions and on the faculty at the Performing Arts Center of Connecticut.
VIRGINIA FRANKS (DEVIN)
6 year old Virginia Franks of Northeastern Pennsylvania made her theatrical debut at age 4 playing the role of the Baby Elephant Bird in Seussical the Musical. She has performed Off Broadway and appeared in over 15 theatrical and film productions, as well as several national commercials. Virginia loves singing, dancing, drawing, and playing the piano. Hugs and kisses to my mom, dad, and everyone in my family, and thanks to my agent Natasha Matallana of Take 3. For more on Virginia, visit virginiafranks.com.
JESSICA KAPUSTIANSKY (DYLAN)
Jessica is 8 year olds and has a dream of becoming a professional actor and model. She was born to entertain, has always been a very outgoing child and is excellent at taking directions. She has acted in a couple short films, and performed in numerous commercials and TV shows. She recently booked a role in a feature film and is participating in the Pettit Parade fashion show. In addition to studying ballet, jazz, musical theatre, hip hop and tap, she loves animals, being outside, and being with her friends and family.
STEPHANIE KURODA (CHILD THERAPIST)
Stephanie Kuroda is originally from Kaneohe, Hawaii. In New York, she has trained with the Atlantic Theatre Company, Stella Adler Studios, and the Upright Citizen’s Brigade. She has also acted in Tea (Plug-In Productions), Bar Plays Quintet (Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre Company) and Storybox (Chicago Improv Productions). Select highlights from Hawaii-based productions include A Thousand Cranes, Richard II, The Princess and the Iso Peanut, Macbeth, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). She was a regular performer of improvised theatre and comedy with Laughtrack Theater and has studied improvisation in Hawaii, Chicago, and New York.
ELENA LEVENSON (SNOBBY FASHION CO-RECEPTIONIST)
Elena V. Levenson is a Moscow-born, Chicago-bred, New York-based actor-director. She trained as an actor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (BFA Acting) and worked extensively with the What You Will Shakespeare Company, for whom she directed David Johnston’s translation of The Dog in the Manger and Love’s Labor’s Lost. Elena has also worked in production and administration for award-winning companies such as The Hypocrites, The Builders Association, and Ensemble Studio Theatre.
ANTHONY VAUGHN MERCHANT (BARTENDER)
Anthony has been proud to call himself actor for 10 years. He moved to NYC three years ago and has found success on stage in several productions of classical and new works. He is happy to be extending his skill to the screen and working with Regina as she creates her own work. Currently working with a group of fellow artists called “The Artists Movement” on creating their work both on stage and on screen. To learn more or get in touch go to
JACOB MONDRY (MAN ON CRUTCHES)
Jacob Mondry is a NYC-based, comedian-musician from Detroit, Michigan. Fascinated by how the spirit expresses through art, he infuses One-ness awareness into every adventure. Currently working on two records: A soulful, Stevie Wonder-inspired solo project and a disco-drag album with Amerigogo (Amerigo-go.com). Watch out for his all-gay improv troupe, Fancy Man, as they prance and giggle around the city. Peace and Love. JacobMondry.com
CHARLOTTE MUNSON (ATTRACTIVE YOUNG WOMAN)
Charlotte Munson was most recently seen as Sophie in 'Master Class' at the MTC in Westport. She has performed Off-Broadway as a finalist in NYMF’s Next Broadway Sensation at New World Stages. She directed and wrote “Calendar Girls” produced in NYC at the Drama Bookshop. Charlotte has won the Boston Lotta Award, Lyric Theatre Award, and the New Horizon’s Playwright’s Award in LA for her play “Look at Me”. NYC: Wendy in “Princes”, Cinderella in “Disenchanted”, and Sydney in “The Hedge Fund” directed by Tony Spinosa. Regional: The Blue Girl in 'SHOUT, Edith in 'Pirates of Penzance' with Saint Michael's Playhouse, Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet” with NE Shakespeare Ensemble, and Jane in “Quilters” with VT Stage Company. BFA, Emerson College and proud member of AEA. charlottemunson.com
PRINCE IKEEM & KALEEF ROBERTSON (SUBWAY DANCERS)
To view more of our work visit poetrynmotionnyc.com, and facebook.com/Poetrynmotionnyc, or instagram @poetryn_motion
SOPHIE SORENSEN (BRITISH TOURIST)
Sophie was born in England and moved to Stockholm, Sweden at the age of eight. Before moving to New York to fulfill her life long dream of becoming an actor, she worked as a Registered Nurse and studied Shaman healing. She is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Currently a student of Michael Howard and a Patsy Rodenburg devotee. sophiesorensen.com
DEBRA TOSCANO (BETH THE MASSAGE THERAPIST)
Debra is delighted to play Beth the Massage Therapist in Honestly, Amelia. Credits include "My Big Gay Italian Wedding/Funeral" currently running Off-Broadway. She is a series regular on the new soap opera Tainted Dreams playing Melissa Rhodes. She's played “Sister” in Sister’s Christmas Catechism, and “Carol” in Girls Night, the Musical (National Tour and Vegas Company). She has also performed the National Anthem for all the major NY/NJ sports teams, and was a winning contestant on “Don’t Forget the Lyrics.” Please visit her website debratoscano.com for all links, reels, and upcoming events.
ZOE WILSON (YOUNG AMELIA)
Zoe Wilson makes her Off-Broadway debut this May in the original musical The Butterfly's Day. Winner of both the 2012 and 2013 National Youth Theater Award for best actress in a musical, Zoe's professional highlights include: Susan Walker in Miracle on 34th Street at The Broadway Westchester Theater, Ariel in a NY tour of the holiday musical Matzah and Miracles in which Zoe's voice is featured on the Award winning cast recording (won 2012 PARENTS CHOICE AWARD), and a Nickelodeon Webseries Roast Beef and Roger as Emma. Her voice has been used for storybook CD's, English language learning, opera and musical theater lead and background vocals. Zoe is a student at the Professional Performing Arts School in NYC, with Lauren Singer Talent and learning to play the Ukulele!
BARBRA WENGERD (AMELIA'S MOM/MRS. PEACOCK)
Barbra appeared Off-Broadway in The Taming of the Shrew at The New Duke on 42nd Street. Other New York appearances include Twelfth Night with Hamptons Shakespeare Festival; Maybe Baby, It's You at The Penguin Repertory Company; Medea at Jean Cocteau Repertory; Fit for Feet at Vital Theatre Company; Tamburlaine at Target Margin Theater, and All God’s Chillun’ Got Wings with Civic Ensemble. Regionally, she has been seen in The Glass Menagerie with Arizona Theatre Company; Romeo and Juliet andA Midsummer Night's Dream with The National Shakespeare Company (National Tour); Leaving Iowa at the Royal George Theatre; Panic at the International Mystery Writers' Festival (Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role); and Cyrano de Bergerac, Coriolanus, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet, All's Well that Ends Well, Pericles, and A Midsummer Night's Dream at The Old Globe. She holds an MFA from The University of San Diego.
BROCK YURICH (ATTRACTIVE YOUNG MAN)
Brock Yurich recently played Satan in Say You Love Satan, Phil in the Off-Broadway production of Gym Shorts, and Luke in Altar Boyz. TV/film credits include The Other Woman, Two Days in Harlem, and Unfaithful.
ELLIOTT MAYER (BODY WORK MASSAGE CLIENT)
Recently at Gallery players, Dr. Bradman-Blithe Spirit, and Morocco/Aragon/Old Gobbo/Duke-Merchant of Venice; Other NY credits; The premiere performance of a staged reading of “Stuyvesant Town: This is Your Story” an original play commissioned by the Citizens Housing and Planning Council of New York. Quince/Egeus-A Midsummers Night Dream; Dukes Frederick/Senior-As You Like It ; Rabbi Berger-Pangs of the Messiah; Shylock- Merchant of Venice; Glochester- King Lear; Murray- Odd Couple ; Ira- Laughter on the 23rd Floor; Daddy- The Dreamer Examines His Pillow; and Frankie- Birdbath. Regional credits include: James-That Championship Season; Jack-Brighton Beach Memoirs; Mel-Prisoner of Second Avenue; and the Old Jew in the one man show The Old Jew.TV -Boardwalk Empire as the Diner Clerk, Smash as a Theater Critic, Law and Order as a Traveling Salesman, All My Children, Guiding Light, As the World Turns, One Life to Live. Watch for him in currently running commercials, “Scottrade” as the barber, “Dominion Power” as the basketball coach, “Monster.com” as the Economy’s spokesperson, “Finepoint”, as the Antique Dealer. Elliott also has a series of commercials currently running in Russia for Tele 2 mobile phones as a sleazy Politician. American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Atlantic Theater summer program. Proud member of Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA.
BRIAN RICHARDSON (DELI OWNER)
Brian Richardson started acting with Trinidad Tent Theatre. Since coming to New York he has worked with Pulse Ensemble Theatre, Metropolitan Playhouse, J City Theater and others. Regionally he has worked with Barter Theater, Bristol Riverside Theater, etc. He tours internationally and stateside with his one man show A Man For All Times: W. E. B. Du Bois. He just returned from performances of that show at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.