Chad Kimball most recently played John Lennon in the musical “Lennon” on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre. Also at the Broadhurst, he donned the peculiar guise of Milky-White the Cow in the Broadway revival of Into the Woods in 2002. Other Broadway includes The Civil War and Good Vibrations. Off-Broadway includes Irish Repertory's Finian's Rainbow, My Life With Albertine at Playwright's Horizons and the revival of Godspell. Regional theatre includes Sweeney Todd at the Signature Theatre, Baby at Papermill Playhouse and Chess in concert. Chad won a Bistro Award for his solo concert, which he reprised at Joe's Pub. He is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory. More at www.chadkimball.com
Adam Lambert recently appeared at the Pantages Theatre in the LA Company of Wicked understudying "Fiyero" and appearing in the ensemble. Adam's breakthrough theatre performance was as Joshua in The Ten Commandments at the Kodak Theatre in 2004 opposite Val Kilmer. His tour de force performance became a press and crowd favorite with the New York Times calling him “the most consistent crowd-wower” and the LA Times stating that his “personal sound and style… (was) the best.” After The Ten Commandments, Adam was cast to understudy “Fiyero” in the 1st National Broadway Tour of Wicked. Musical Theatre credits include, Hair (European Tour '03), 110 in the Shade (Pasadena Playhouse), On the 20th Century (Reprise!), Evita (Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities), Grease, Chess (Moonlight Ampitheatre). In addition to theatre work, Adam has also ventured into the Hollywood music scene. He has been collaborating with Composer/Guitarist Monte Pittman (Madonna) for close to three years. Together they've formed an alt/pop/rock/electro band called THE CITIZEN VEIN. They are currently working with Producer Malcolm Welsfords and A&R Worldwide to record an album. Adam has performed at the Henry Fonda Music Box in the glam-rock revue the "The Zodiac Show", the Key Club and in "Club Makeup's Halloween Show". He is currently on the prowl for additional producers and musical collaborators. Please visit myspace.com/adamlambertmusic for original material.
Liza Lapira recently played Kianna in the film 21, based on the true story of the MIT Blackjack Team. She also appeared in J. J. Abrams' 2008 film Cloverfield as Heather and has a role in the film Table for Three. She filmed the role of Agent Sophie Trinh in the upcoming 2009 film Fast and Furious and appears as Alva in the 2009 film Repossession Mambo. Originally from Queens, New York, Lapira moved to Los Angeles, California in 2004. Shortly thereafter she became a series regular on the Showtime TV series Huff. Early film credits include director Tony Scott's Domino and independent feature The Big Bad Swim, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2006. Lapira's New York stage credits include As You Like It, The School for Wives, The Odyssey, and Alexandra Cunningham's No. 11 Blue and White. Her TV Credits include recurring roles in Dexter, NCIS, ER, and a guest spot on the Fox series Dollhouse. Past credits include Grey's Anatomy, Law & Order: SVU, The Parkers as Shaquan Sex and the City, and The Sopranos.
TOM LENK was born in Westlake Village, California, USA on June 16th, 1976. Tom attended Moorepark College until his junior year, then transferred into UCLA's theater program. It wasn't long before others began to notice Tom's talent, and in 1997 Tom won the Carol Burnett Award and Scholarship.Tom graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from UCLA. Since graduating, Tom has had a wide variety of acting jobs, be they in film, on television, or on stage. Most notably, Tom toured with the European Cast of Grease playing the role of Doody. Acting and singing are not Tom's only talents, he is also a playwright, having written three plays to date. Playing geekster Andrew on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997) with cohorts in crime Warren (Adam Busch) and Jonathan (Danny Strong) is where Tom is at now, and there's no telling what this talented actor might be up to in the future.
CAISSIE LEVY most recently starred as Elphaba in the Los Angeles production of Wicked. Other notable credits include Wicked on Broadway, Penny Pingleton in the Broadway and 1st National Touring companies of Hairspray, and Maureen in the National Tour of Rent. Regional highlights include Hairspray in Toronto, The Yellow Wood, Smokey Joe's Cafe, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and If We Are Women. She recently made her concert debut with the United States Military Academy at West Point. www.caissielevy.com
Vicki Lewis (born March 17, 1960) is an American actress best known for her role as the quirky secretary Beth in the NBC sitcom NewsRadio. Lewis' film appearances include roles in Finding Nemo, Mousehunt, Godzilla, Pushing Tin and 2007's California Dreaming with Newsradio costar Dave Foley. On television, Lewis starred in the NBC sitcom Three Sisters and the WB animated comedy Mission Hill. She made guest appearances on Seinfeld (in the episode "The Secretary") and Murphy Brown. In a recurring role on Home Improvement, she played Maureen Binford, producer of the show-within-a-show Tool Time. Other shows on which she has played recurring roles include Caroline in the City, The Norm Show, Grace Under Fire, Phenom and The Five Mrs. Buchanans. Lewis starred in the made-for-TV film adaptation of Bye Bye Birdie for ABC opposite Jason Alexander. Most recently, she made guest appearances on ABC's Grey's Anatomy and FX's Dirt. Besides Mission Hill, Lewis has voiced characters for Justice League Heroes, Phineas and Ferb, Rugrats, King of the Hill, Hercules: The Animated Series, and An Extremely Goofy Movie. Most recently, she voiced the wife of DC's second Flash, Iris West Allen, on Justice League: The New Frontier. On stage, Lewis has appeared in City of Angels and My One and Only in Los Angeles, and has performed as a soloist with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. Her Broadway credits include Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, Snoopy!!! The Musical, Damn Yankees, Chicago and The Crucible. She also appeared with Peter Gallagher and Patti LuPone in Pal Joey at the New York City Center. Lewis won the 2007 Ovation Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the world premiere of Michael John Lachuisa's Hotel C'est L'amou.
Audra Mae's music tells her story. On piano, guitar or simply at the mic, Audra Mae's richly crafted lyrics and memorable melodies are slightly cynical, all original. Audra was raised in Oklahoma and is the oldest of six brothers and sisters. Her parents history is rooted in music, theatre and film as well. It's never hard to find Audra - she is always working on one song or another - at full voice. She learned to play guitar on the one her friends pitched in to buy for her 17th birthday. She learned to play piano when she found her great-grandfather's Roland EP30 electric, stored in her mother's garage. Please visit Audra at: http://www.myspace.com/audramae1
Jen Malenke will be seen in living rooms across America in the highly anticipated ABC talent competition High School Musical. Most recently Jen originated the role of the Bride in Michael John LaChiusa's world premiere of Hotel C'est L'amour at the Blank Theatre here in LA. In New York, she was seen in the Broadway Revival of Into the Woods, as well as numerous events such as the World AIDS Day concerts of Children of Eden, Pippin, The Secret Garden, and Rags, as well as concerts at Joe's Pub, the Knitting Factory, and the Duplex. Other NY credits include: The Woman Upstairs (Mother), NYMTF; Cats (Jellylorum/Grizabella), Gateway Playhouse;Kiss Me, Kate (Lois Lane), Gateway Playhouse. She was seen in many regional productions in Chicago at Drury Lane Oakbrook, Northlight, Theatre at the Center, as well as singing in the Grant Park Chorus, and has been in numerous national and regional commercials. Jen played Snow White in the musical at Disneyland last summer. She teaches voice, piano, and eartraining at the Macy Gray Academy of Music in North Hollywood.
Leslie Margherita has been seen on stages and screens around the world. After college at UCLA, and too many stage shows with Mickey Mouse, she was chosen to star in MGM's television series, Fame LA, which is still shown all over the world. After that bombed, she was lucky enough to guest star on many shows, her favorites being Charmed, NYPD Blue, The District, Thieves, JAG, Fighting Fitzgeralds, Nikki, Kristin, The King of Queens, blah, blah...She recently finished shooting the Joel Shumacher thriller "The Number 23" starring Jim Carrey. She was recently seen in Anything Goes at MTW, Zorba at Reprise!, and Beehive at Valley Musical Theatre. Other national/regional theater: Reefer Madness, Grave White Way, Aida, West Side Story, Man of LaMancha, Grease, A Chorus Line, 42nd St., Gypsy yada, yada, yada.
Brandon Louis Matthieus
BRANDON LOUIS MATTHIEUS was last seen on Broadway in WICKED as a "Fiyero" understudy. Before that, he spent 3 1/2 wonderful years starring as "Simba" in the Broadway, 1st, & 2nd US National Tour companies of Disney's THE LION KING. He has also had the rare privilege of sharing the stage with such celebrities as Ms. Gladys Knight in SMOKEY JOE'S CAFÉ (Euro/Pre-Vegas Tour) and Ms. Linda Eder in her Christmas concert at Carnegie Hall with the Broadway Gospel Choir. His other favorite theatre credits include "Bullet Head" in CARMEN JONES (Off-B'way, York Theatre Co.); "Henri" on the US National Tour of SOUTH PACIFIC (starring Michael Nouri); "Man 1" in SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD (Fox Theater, KS); "Daniel Beauxhomme" in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND (Casa Mañana); "Lun Tha" in THE KING & I (Casa Mañana); and "John the Baptist/Judas" in GODSPELL (Warner Theater, DC). But on the side, Brandon is spending most of his time embarking on other projects and ventures, such as serving as the President of the Board of Directors for The Los Angeles Modern & Ballet Company, LA's critically-acclaimed, premier neo-classical dance company. And his most excitng and creative venture yet is writing: he's currently working on a children's fantasy novel! Currently, Brandon can be found on stage in the JERSEY BOYS tour currently at the Ahmanson. www.jerseyboystour.com.