CHRISTINE DWYER made her Broadway debut in Wicked after playing Elphaba on the National Tour. Other tours and NYC/regional productions include Rent (Maureen), Tommy, New Hopeville Comics, Tinyard Hill, and Rock N Roll Debauchery. Christine's voice can also be heard on the Lyons & Pakchar debut album, #LOVE.
This Brooklyn-born and raised actress most recently starred as ‘Medda’ in the hit Disney production of Newsies’ on Broadway. She made her Broadway debut in The Civil War, where she created the role of Harriet Jackson. She then starred in the Off-Broadway 2000 revival of Godspell, where she wowed audiences with her stirring rendition of ‘Turn Back, O Man’ which can still be heard on the original cast recording. She returned to Broadway in The Look of Love and was critically acclaimed for her performances of the Bacharach/David hits. Ms. Jenkins then created the roles of ‘The Washing Machine’ in Caroline, Or Change and ‘Frieda May’ in Martin Short-Fame becomes me where she sang ‘Stop the Show’ and brought the house down every night.
Mara Wilson is a writer, playwright, actor, and storyteller perhaps best known as the little girl from Mrs. Doubtfire, Miracle on 34th Street, and Matilda. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, she regularly appears at live storytelling and comedy shows, including her own, What Are You Afraid Of?. Her writing can be found on Jezebel, The Toast, McSweeney’s, the Daily Beast, and Cracked.com, and on her blog, MaraWilsonWritesStuff.com. A voice actor on the podcast Welcome to Night Vale, she will guest star on upcoming episodes of Broad City and BoJack Horseman. She lives in New York City.
Joe Kinosian & Kellen Blair
Kinosian & Blair did the honor of writing the 11 o'clock number to a musical adaptation of a 1980s cult television hit that series lead, Micki Manuel Minnelli, auditions for in the final episode!
Joe Kinosian (music and book) and Kellen Blair (lyrics and book) met in the BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop in 2008 and have been collaborating ever since.
Murder For Two, their award-winning murder mystery musical comedy, made its off-Broadway debut at Second StageUptown (before transferring to a commercial run at New World Stages) earning nominations from the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk Awards. The show's world premiere took place at Chicago Shakespeare Theaterin 2011 and was awarded the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Musical in Chicago. The show is currently touring around the country.