White Noise

Cast


Nancy Anderson (Laurel)

Broadway: Wonderful Town, A Class Act. London: Kiss Me Kate (Olivier Award). Tours: Kiss Me Kate (Hayes Award), Doctor Dolittle. Off-Broadway: Fanny Hill (Drama Desk Nomination), Jolson & Co. (Drama DeskNomination), Television: "Kiss Me Kate," "South Pacific" (Reba Mclntyre). CD: Ten Cents a Dancewww.nancyanderson.name.


Heather Hamilton (Ensemble, Dance Captain)

graduated from New World School of the Arts. A former member of Dance Theatre of Harlem, Complexions and Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. Has appeared on the covers of POINTE, DANCE and DANCER magazines and in the movies Center Stage and One Last Dance.


Stacey Harris (Ensemble)

Broadway: Bells Are Ringing. Off-Broadway: Lone Star Love. National Tours: Show Boat, Cinderella, Dreamgirls. Regional: Chicago (Roxie), Bye Bye Birdie (Rose Alvarez), West Side Story (Anita), Grease (Rizzo), My One and Only (Edythe), Romance/Romance (Josefine/Monica), Gypsy (Louise), Steel Magnolias (Shelby), Syncopation (Anna). Northwestern University graduate. www.stacey-harris.com.


Rodney Hicks (Tyler)

Broadway/NY: Rent (Closing Cast-Benny), Jesus Christ Superstar (Peter), Rent (Original Cast), Jacques Brel..., From My Hometown (Philly), Favorite Regional: Denver Theatre Center, Goodspeed, Baltimore CenterStage, Alabama Shakespeare Festival... TV/Film: "RENT: Filmed Live on Broadway" (Benny), "Hope & Faith," "Law & Order: C.I.," "Student Affairs," "Django."


Peter Hilton (Pete Martin)

US: Frost/Nixon, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Odyssey, Comedy of Errors. UK: Oklahoma!, Les Miserables, Plain and Fancy, Grease, Sleeping Beauty. Film/TV: "An Englishman in New York." Peter is an award-winning playwrightand drama consultant for experiential training in issues of diversity.


Antwayn Hopper (Dion)

NY: R-E-S-P-E-CT (NY S&F), Roller Derby (NYMF) and Showboat (Carnegie Hall). Regional: Porgy & Bess, The Who's Tommy, White Christmas as well as various St. Louis Muny and Music Theatre Wichita productions. B.F.A- Carnegie Mellon University, School of Drama '07. Love to G, W/L, SCAW and Station 3.


Grasan Kingsberry (Ensemble)

Charlotte, NC native, Grasan has performed on Broadway in Aida, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and The Color Purple. Recently, Grasan was in the National Tour of The Color Purple. Film/TV: "I Am Legend," Oprah, GMA, David Letterman. Training: NCDT, NWSA, Juilliard, Penny Templeton Studios, and studies voice with his mentor Virginia Sandifur. www.grasankingsberry.com uploading soon!


Krisha Marcano (Ensemble)

Raised in Trinidad WL, Krisha's credits include, Broadway: The Color Purple as 'Squeak', Sweet Charity, Aida; Fosse (1st National Tour), Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Martha Graham Dance Company, "Preachers Daughter" (Film). Thanks to family and friends. Krisha is a proud member of Actor's Equity.


Mackenzie Mauzy (Eva)

Broadway: A Tale of Two Cities. Most recent theatre credits: The Flamingo Kid (Roundabout) and Andrew Lippa's A Little Princess (Theatreworks & NAMT). TV: "Law and Order," "Cold Case," "CSI: NY," and "The Bold and the Beautiful" (Phoebe Forrester). ENDLESS love and thanks to my family, Susan, and Nancy.


Andrew McGinn (Bob)

Broadway: Coast of Utopia, Invention of Love. Off-Broadway: The Public/NYSF, TFANA, MCC, Acting Company, Foundry, Blue Man Group, Infinite Theatre. Regional: Seattle Shakespeare, Seattle Rep, A Contemporary Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Old Globe, Chicago Shakespeare, Hangar Theater, Weston Playhouse, New Jersey Shakespeare. Graduate of Juilliard.


Patti Murin (Kady)

Favorite credits include Xanadu on Broadway (Euterpe/Kira u/s), The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown (Samantha Brown), High School Musical (Sharpay) and Beauty and the Beast (Belle). BFA in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University. Many thanks to her family,and love to her almost-husband Curtis for his incredible support! Welcome to New Orleans, Dad! www.pattimurin.com


Eryn Murman (Eva/Kady Cover)

is honored to be part of this powerful message. Broadway: Spring Awakening (Anna/swing: Wendla; Ilse; Martha; Thea/ Dance Captain). Recently, Eryn conceived, directed, choreographed and performed in Caught in the Threshold (Peter Jay Sharp Theater, NYC). Thanks and love to my family and friends.


Patrick Murney (Duke)

Regional Theatre: The Lieutenant of Inishmore (Padriac u/s). Syracuse: Rimers Of Eldritch (Robert Conklin), Loose Knit (Bob), Lobby Hero (Jeff), The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Simon Shashalva). BFA in Acting from Syracuse University. I thank god for being a part of such a depth defying piece. Love to my friends and family who always believed in me and are my heroes.


David Nathan Perlow (Kurt, Fight Captain)

is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Past credits include North Shore Music Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, and New York Theater Workshop. He is honored to be a part of this gifted group of artists working on White Noise and thanks them all.


Jacob ben Widmar (Ensemble)

Broadway: Xanadu (u/s Whoopi Goldberg), White Christmas, No,No, Nanette (Encores!). Other favorites: Dancing in the Dark (Old Globe), Singin' in the Rain (Goodspeed), On the Town (Reprise!), Billy Lawlor in 42nd Street (Robbie Award Nom.), Sacramento Music Circus, AMTSJ and La Mirada.


Brandon Williams (Rick)

National Tour: Blood Brothers, Off-Broadway: Game Show, L.S.L., The Awesome 80s Prom. Regional: The Guthrie, The Alley, Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh Public. TV: "Ugly Betty," "We Live Here," "The Kill Point," "Law and Order," and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien." Brandon won the Gold Lion at Cannes. He performs standup comedy in NYC.

Creative Team

Robert Barandes (Producer - Eighth Day Productions)

helped bring Jerry Lewis to Broadway in Damn Yankees, revived Bells are Ringing (Tony nomination for Best Revival of a Musical), presented Epic Proportions written by the creator of "Friends", and The News (Tony nomination for Best Score).

Morris Brothers (Music, Lyrics, Arranging, Music Superv...)

Identical twin brothers Robert and Steven Morris are native New Yorkers and graduates of Fordham University and Berklee College of Music. Theatrical writing credits include: Once Around The Sun (Off Broadway) Rock Star (Off-Off Broadway) and What You Will (Regional). As musicians, they have performed in numerous Broadway orchestras including HairsprayGood Vibrations, Hot Feet, Wedding Singer and Mamma Mia. Their singing, songwriting, playing and producing can be heard on numerous major label and independent recordings including their most recent CD, One Less Dream. They are very proud to be a part of White Noise and to be writing songs with fellow Borough Boy, Joe Shane. Endless gratitude to their respective families for their continued love and support. "No problems, only solutions". Much more at www.morrisbrothers.biz

Donald Byrd (Director/Choreographer/Producer)

was a 2006 Tony nominee for his choreography of the Broadway musical, The Color Purple. He is the Artistic Director of Spectrum Dance Theater, Seattle's premier contemporary dance company. Worked with The New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Opera, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Dutch National Opera, The Lincoln Center Festival, among others. Collaborations with Max Roach, Ramsey Lewis, Peter Sellars, Vernon Reid, and Anna Deavere Smith.

Michael Cassara (Casting Director)

credits include over 200 movies, plays & musicals. Upcoming: Alienated (starring Vincent Pastore), the new musical Fat Camp, the feature film Clear Blue Tuesday (premiering in September) and the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival. http://www.MichaelCassara.net

Ryan J. Davis (Conceiver)

Conceived & directed White Noise at the 2006 New York Musical Theatre Festival. This fall, directing Vote! the musical at FringeNYC and Street Lights, a new musical by Joe Drymala, at NYMF. Other NYC projects include Jeffery Self's My Life on the Craigslist & the annual Broadway Beauty Pageant. Serves on The Board of Directors of The Deconstructive Theatre Project. Writes for The Hill & Huffington Post and ryanjdavis.blogspot.com.

Joe Drymala (Music and Lyrics)

Winner of "Outstanding Original Theatrical Score" for White Noise following the hit 2006 NYC production, which was entirely conceived by director Ryan J. Davis and subsequently optioned by Mitchell Maxwell for the current production. Joe was the primary speechwriter for Gov. Howard Dean's 2004 presidential campaign; his new musical Street Lights debuts at the 2009 NY Musical Theatre Festival this fall. His band Blueyed Son can be seen at hipster venues all over Brooklyn.

 

Christian Fitzgerald (Associate Producer)

Produced Tin & Rubber (Harold Clurman Theater, NYC). Associate produced Sniper (Center Stages,NYC). Investor in Broadway productions of Hairspray & Little Shop of Horrors. Co-Produced NJ Premier of Bare. Attendee of three-day intensive CTI producer's program.

Jonathan Foucheaux (Production Manager)

is a partner in the creative and technical entertainment firm Solomon Group. He brings extensive production experience to the project with clients including Six Flag Theme Parks, Essence Music Festival and National World War II Museum. Jonathan lives in a New Orleans suburb with his wife Megan.

Solomon Group (Technical Supervision)

is an entertainment development, production, and management firm providing creative and technical services to diverse markets including the live event, theatre, and attraction markets. By utilizing world class creative and technical resources and a talented team of problem solvers, we create, produceand manage quality entertainment experiences that exceed audience expectations. Current projects include creation of the Stage Door Canteen theatrical program for the National World War II Museum and general management of Le Petit Theatre.

Stephanie Guiland-Brown (Associate Choreographer)

Queens, NY; DB/TG, Complexions; Asst to Mr. Byrd- AAADT, SDT; Broadway: The Color Purple/ DC, swing; The Lion King/ ensemble. Regional: Assistant to Mr. Byrd/ What You Will. Broadway/ White Noise, The Color Purple. Tour/Associate Choreographer, ADC/ ensemble/ US "Squeak." AEA, AFTRA.

Jason Lyons (Lighting Designer)

Broadway: Rock of Ages, The Threepenny Opera, Barefoot in the Park, Good Vibrations. Recent: Uncle Vanya (CSC), Scarcity (Atlantic), The Piano Teacher (South Coast Rep), Vigils (Goodman), Evil Dead the Musical (NYC and Toronto), Sive, The Field (Irish Rep), Once Around the Sun, Kiki & Herb: Coup de Theatre. The New Group: Mourning Becomes ElectraRafta Rafta, Two Thousand Years, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Abigail's Party, Hurlyburly, Aunt Dan and Lemon, Comedians. Faculty: Purchase College.

Mitchell Maxwell (Director)

President/CEO of Sibling Entertainment Group, Inc. A 35-year veteran of the entertainment industry, he has produced/directed 50+ shows and films (Broadway, Off-Broadway, West End, Regional). He has built five entertainment companies, and has owned/operated 3 Off-Broadway theatres. For his productions: 10 Tony, 6 Olivier, 15 Outer Critics, 9 Drama Desk and 3 Obie Awards/nominations, plus the 2000 Pulitzer Prize. Damn Yankees (starring Jerry Lewis), Dinner with Friends (Pulitzer Prize); StompBrooklyn, Oleanna, Jeffrey, HATS!

Jamie Montelepre (2nd Assistant Stage Manager)

has worked on-stage and off at various theaters throughout southeastern Louisiana for the past 10 years and was the Resident Stage Manager at the Red Barn Playhouse in Michigan.

Matte O'Brien (Book)

is a playwright based out of NYC. His plays have been seen across the country. NYC credits include: The Meaning of Life... and Other Useless Pieces of Information, Becoming David, Morning Has Broken, Gregslist and several others. He is the Producing Artistic Director of Rope Swing Entertainment and a graduate of Syracuse University. He sends his love to his family, friends and everyone who has played a part in the White Noise journey.

Mark Adam Rampmeyer (Hair & Wig Design)

Currently his work can be seen on Broadway in the revival of West Side Story and Off-Broadway in the award winning production of the Toxic Avenger. Some favorite productions include Chasing Manet with Jane Alexander and Lynn Cohen, The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore with Olympia Dukakis, To Kill A Mocking Bird with Matthew Modine and The Farnsworth Invention with Hank Azaria as well as multiple productions at Paper Mill Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House, and Hartford Stage Company. Mark would like to thank all who continue to support him on this journey, "peep"

Bernita Robinson (Production Stage Manager)

Credits include: - Cats, Jelly's Last Jam, Ragtime (World Premiere, Broadway and Tour), Aida (Broadway and Tour), Thurgood, Man Of La Mancha, (Recent Revival) A Moon For The Misbegotten (London Transfer), Scrooge (Tour), On Golden Pond (Tour), West Side Story (Tour), Me and Mrs. Jones.

Holly-Anne Ruggiero (Associate Director)

is the Artistic Director of imPULSE Theatre in New York City. Recent NY Credits: Wine Lovers; City of Light; Platforms; Jersey Boys (Resident Director); Upcoming: For The Love Of Christ - The Musical! (Cherry Lane); Gentleman's Wish (Barrow Group); All Shook Up (Ogunquit Playhouse). BACKSTAGE East Top 30 Under 30 - 2007, 2008.

John Samorian (Musical Director, Arranger, Conductor ...)

has been a professional musician for 29 years (he's older than he looks). He has been involved with over 15 Broadway productions and International tours. He has performed with such notable groups as Blood, Sweat, and Tears as well as his own groups throughout Europe and Asia, and in every state of the Union except three. John is married to the singer/actress Kim Shriver, and they recently welcomed their first child, Emma Joy. www.JohnSamorian.com.

Joe Shane (Music, Lyrics, Arranging, Music Superv...)

is a New York singer/songwriter. With writing partners Robert and Steven Morris, he created and developed the critically acclaimed musical Once Around The Sun (2005, The Zipper Theatre, New York City), currently under option for production in Tokyo. With over 100 songs in his catalog, Joe has performed his original music in venues countrywide. Joe is the leader and musical director of NYC's Swing's Dream Team. "There is beauty on the other side of pain."

Sarah Z. Singleton (Assistant Stage Manager)

magna cum laude graduate. Stage management, prop design, teaching & directing (West Coast & Southern US), PSM & Arts Education Director (Southern Rep, two seasons), Company Manager (Swine Palace), Stage Horse Wrangler (Ohio), AD The Heidi Chronicles (China Tour).

Jay Taylor (Sound Design for Solomon Group)

is a sound engineer & designer from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana State University where he received a minor in Theatre. Jay is currently working as a freelance sound engineer in the entertainment market, and as a father to Cole, his biggest project yet.

Sibling Theatricals, Inc. (Producer)

Founded by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, Obie, Outer Critics, and Drama Desk winning/Olivier nominated producers of 35+ years, Siblings' executive management has produced extensively on Broadway, Off-Broadway, the West End, national tours, regionally. Broadway (select): Damn Yankees (starring Jerry Lewis), Brooklyn, Nunsense; Off-Broadway (select): Stomp, Dinner With Friends (2000 Pulitzer Prize), OleannaMarvin's Room, Jeffrey, HATS!

Holly Way & Co. (Producer)

is a marketing strategy and innovation firm that serves as an idea catalyst for businesses and projects of significance. Holly is responsible for making White Noise the first Broadway-bound musical to launch in New Orleans.

David C. Woolard (Costume Designer)

Broadway: West Side Story, Dividing The Estate, Farnsworth Invention, Old Acquaintance, Ring of Fire, All Shook Up, 700 Sundays with Billy Crystal, Smell of the Kill, Rocky Horror Show (2000 Tony nomination), Voices in the Dark, The Who's Tommy (1993 Tony and Olivier nominations), Bells Are Ringing, Marlene, Wait Until Dark, Horton Foote's The Young Man From Atlanta, Damn Yankees, A Few Good Men. Off Broadway: Toxic Avenger. He has designed extensively around the country and Off-Broadway.