CAST

Briana Reed as Carla

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Briana studied at The Juilliard School and was a Principal Dancer at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.  She has performed on Good Morning America, ELLEN, Carmen and Geoffrey, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for designer Tracy Reese, NETFLIX The Get Down, NHL Hockey Sonnet and 2016 MTV VMAS with Beyoncé. 

Ching Valdes-Aran as Rahab

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Ching Valdes-Aran is an OBIE award-winning and Lucille Lortel nominated actress.  She has worked intensively  on Broadway, Off Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, and in major regional theaters throughout the U.S. She also has guest starred on TV (Nurse Jackie, Ugly Betty, L&O CI) & appeared in major & indie films.  Ching has directed, danced and performed in many international festivals  (Berlin, France, Italy,Greece, Vienna, Rumania, Israel, Caribbean & Shoutheast Asia). 

Leanne Borghesi as Pastor Vivian

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Leanne is a theater, film, and cabaret performer. She has performed alongside such legendary performers as Lillias White, Carol Channing, Veanne Cox, Marilyn Maye, and Penny Fuller. Other roles include Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd", the title role in "The Drowsey Chaperone", and Smeraldina in "The Servant of Two Masters" (directed by Nicolas Minas).

David Neal Levin as The Walrus

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David Neal Levin is an actor and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. Credits include ‘Escape At Dannemora’, ‘Homeland‘, ‘Billions‘, ‘Mr. Robot‘, ‘Boardwalk Empire‘, ‘Orange is the New Black‘, ‘The Leftovers‘, ‘The Knick‘, ‘Difficult People‘, ‘Onion News Network‘, ‘Adult Swim‘.

Claire Brownell as Harriett

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Claire Brownell is a stage and film actress. Broadway: The 39 Steps; Off Broadway: My Parsifal Conductorwith The Directors Company, Indian Inkwith The Roundabout Theatre Company; Off-off: Came Tumbling After (directed by Nicolas Minas) Television: Inside Amy Schumer, The Knick, Jessica Jones; Film: Slow Machine, The Inspector the Lady & the Thief, This is the Story of Ted and Alice.  Claire received her MFA from American Conservatory Theatre. 

Tom Meglio as Dennis

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Tom Meglio is making his film debut in “The Miracle Twerker.” He is an actor, singer, and director who received his BFA in Musical Theater from University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.  Most recently he worked with Nicolas Minas as the Assistant Director on the play, "Came Tumbling After" by Nathan Cann at The National Theater of Uptown. 

Jessica Saul as Denise

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Jessica is an actress, comedian, and impressionist  from South Florida. Her comedy has been featured at the Women in Comedy Festival in Boston, MA as well as numerous clubs and venues throughout New York City including New York Comedy Club, The Comic Strip Live, The Duplex, Broadway Comedy Club, and The Stand. Jessica is a co-teacher and mentor for EPIC Players, a non-profit Theatre company that provides arts education and performance opportunities for actors living with and without disabilities.

Nathan Cann as Medical Examiner

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Nathan has appeared in a handful of short films including “Emma Without Edmund,” “Named Desire,” and “Welcome To New York City.” He also plays Arnie in the limited series television show, “Half Life.” His play "Came Tumbling After,"  for which he is currently developing the screenplay, received a production with The National Theater of Uptown (directed by Nicolas Minas). He received his MFA from NYU TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS in Dramatic Writing. 

Krystel Lucas as Sheila Newsome

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Krystel is a film and theater actress. Her stage credits include Disgraced (Cincinnati Playhouse), Twelfth Night (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play (Syracuse Stage and Repertory Theatre of St. Louis), A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice (Old Globe Theatre), Good People (Alley Theatre and Dorset Theatre Festival). On television, she has appeared in Jessica Jones and The Blacklist. Krystel holds her MFA from NYU's Graduate Acting Program.

Justin Johnston as DJ Enzo

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Justin Johnston is an actor, singer, dancer, and DJ living in NYC. On Broadway he played Angel in Rent for the final years of the run and stars as Angel in "RENT: Filmed Live on Broadway" (2008). He starred as Roger in the off-Broadway production fo RENT.  TV credits include "Street Fighter: The Later Years," and "Baywatch." 

Pauline Sherrow as Diamond

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Pauline Sherrow is an actor and dancer known for her athletic and dynamic style of movement both on screen and off. She has appeared on Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Saturday Night Live, The Onion News Network, All My Children, Ironside, and How to Make it in America. Pauline has danced in numerous digital commercials and print ads for top brands. She appeared in the HBO series Vinyl directed by Mark Romanek.

Brigitte Madera as Sapphire

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Brigitte received her formal training at the age of 13; she studied ballet, jazz, African dance, Horton and Grahman techniques at the Ailey school. She later received her B.F.A. in Dance Education at the University of the Arts, in Philadelphia PA. After college Brigitte focused  on hip-hop and other street styles of dance. Brigitte has performed under the direction of Kyra Johannesen,  for Kelly McLaughlin Dance, and was a  featured performer in Schtick It.

Bari Hyman as Dolores

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Bari was born in Brooklyn, New York, Bari studied theater at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and began working in New York theater upon graduation. In 1979. When her first daughter was born she decided to quit acting to be with her family and  second daughter, born in 1984. Her role in the Duplass brothers film, "The Puffy Chair", ( 2005) marked a return to acting. Bari has been in several subsequent films and plays  in New York. Her performance in the Jerseyflix half hour comedy film, "Damaged Goods", earned her the grand jury prize of Best Supporting Actress for 2012 from the California Film Awards.

Charles Baran as Dead Guy at Club

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Charles Baran is a film and theater actor/singer/comedian. Past roles include Jack Sable in the world premiere of Aunt Jack by S.P. Monahan, Mrs. Bumbrake in Peter and the Starcatcher, Andrew Carnes in Oklahoma! and Larry Foreman in The Cradle Will Rock at Theatre 80 St Marks, New York City. Music videos: HOME - nominated as Best Music Video in the Winter Film Awards Festival New York City, and PELICAN (music and lyrics by Bryce Kulak) was featured in the Toronto LGBT Film Festival in November 2018.