“LA WEEKLY\’S PICK OF THE WEEK… praise is in order…Chris Kerrigan as Jekyll/Hyde in a performance that is just shy of flawless.” – LA Weekly
“an absolute MUST SEE EVENT… the subject matter powerfully poignant… the music is unbelievably superior, and the performances and staging is wonderful.” – Yahoo Voices
“…I don’t think you’ll ever come across a better production of this show than the one now playing at the MET.” -Working Author
“EXHILRATING, thrilling and abundantly entertaining. Frankly it rivals anything you might see on Broadway.” – Burbank Entertainment Examiner
“Inventive and wildly effective… Chris Kerrigan brings a truly unhinged quality to his portrayal of the dual personalities in the title role… this is a troupe that’s not afraid to aim high.” – Los Angeles Beat
“[Kerrigan\'s] voice is as poweful as any rock god… If you are looking for an entertaining, well-acted and passionately performed play, J/H is not to be missed.” – Stream.tv \’Inside Horror\’
“From the sets — to the music — the acting — the singing — and dancing… Jekyll and Hyde is a first-rate production that rivals any of the big shows I\’ve seen at the Pantages and Ahmanson.” – SoCalMom
Chris Kerrigan (Dr. Henry Jekyll/Edward Hyde) has been in a small handful of theatrical productions over the past decade. He has played Frank in Merrily We Roll Along, Norman in Moonchildren, Perchick in Fiddler on the Roof, David Donovan in the world premiere of The Underground Woman, and appeared most recently in DOMA Theatre Company’s production of The Who’s Tommy He is a keyboard player and singer/songwriter playing in various local bands, including The Misanthropes, WALK, and King of Pop: A Michael Jackson Tribute. He is thrilled to be in this show and is very grateful for the opportunity.
Amber Gildersleeve (Emma Carew) is conclusively overrun with exhaustingly euphoric adoration in joining this meritorious cast. Currently she is a freshman in her fourth year at UCLA where her goal is to become a veterinarian because she loves children. Regional: West Side Story (Maria, Theatre Works AZ) (Maria, Desert Stages Theatre), Beauty and the Beast (Belle, Desert Stages Theatre), A Man of No Importance (Adele, Actor’s Cafe), Ruthless! (Eve, A.C.), My Fair Lady (Eliza, Cardinal Rep. OH), Dog Sees God (Van’s Sister, Stray Cat Theatre AZ), Betty’s Summer Vacation (Trudy, Nearly Naked Theatre) Proof (Catherine, Cardinal Rep.) Chicago: Water (Alisha, Ink & Pulp Theatre) “The subway she is a porno.”
Cassandra Nuss (Lucy Harris) is delighted to be making her DOMA Theatre debut and her Los Angeles re-debut! She recently spent time in Florida and worked on two national tours and is so happy to finally be back in LA! Originally from Wichita, KS, Cassandra holds a BFA in Theatre Performance & Dance from Wichita State University. Favorite credits include Christine Colgate in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Jo March in Little Women, Sally Bowles in Cabaret, and Mina Harker in Dracula. She would like to thank her family for the never-ending support, the DOMA team, all the LA friends who\’ve been so helpful and re-welcoming, and her Glorious Savior for His endless blessings.
Nik Roybal(Gabriel John Utterson) is excited to be a part of Jekyll & Hyde. He recently performed in DOMA\’s The Who’s Tommy, directed by HallieBaran. He studied at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Playwrights Horizons Theater School, and graduated Cum Laude from Connecticut College. Nik is a native Angeleno, and he can often be found running in the canyons and mountains high above LA. Theater credits include: Daddy, Guys & Dolls, A Man of No Importance, West Side Story, Cabaret, The Illusion, Working, Sweet Charity, Honour, Electra, TwelfthNight, A Midsummer Nights Dream and many more. He thanks friends and family for all their love and support, and especially Greg, the greatest partner and soulmate.
Kevin Michael Moran (Sir Danvers Carew) comes from a family of entertainers. His brother is currently an actor in NY, his mom played the piano at Carnegie Hall, his grandmother was a big band singer, and his dad crooned in Irish pubs in Brooklyn. He says he’s not as courageous as he was in his twenties when he bared it all in the national tour of Oh, Calcutta. Now fully clothed, Kevin teaches English and Musical Theatre at a high school in Los Angeles. Moonlighting as an actor, his recent credits in Los Angeles include A Little Night Music,Spinning into Butter,Chicago Christmas Carol, and Miss Vulcan 1939. He looks forward to marrying the love of his life.
Randal Miles (Simon Stride)Randal studied Theatre at the University of Idaho, and Music at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, and is excited to be combining the two in this production. Recent credits include independent film projects where he played the ghost of a civil war officer in the upcoming horror film Mansion of Blood, and the supporting lead role of Tom (an extra) in the upcoming comedy The Extra, an unexpected tale surrounding the life of an extra and the antics that ensue when Hollywood celebrity hides from itself.Randal is fresh off a successful run of Carson McCullers’ The Square Root of Wonderful with Collaborative Artists Ensemble at the Raven Playhouse in North Hollywood. After such serious fare, Randal is happy to be doing a show where he gets to dance and sing about murder. www.RandalMiles.com
Michelle Holmes (Lady Beaconsfield) was most recently seen as Barbara in boom for Alive Theatre. Other recent credits include Dame Carruthers in The Yeomen of the Guard for Sierra Madre Playhouse/Opera San Luis Obispo and Sarah Good in The Cruciblefor Theatre Banshee (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award). Favorite roles include Mona Kent in Dames at Sea (Sierra Repertory), Rose of Rangoon in The Song of Singapore (International City Theatre), and Wanda in Healin’ Dirt Diner (Celebration Theatre). On TV, she has been seen in Arrest and Trial, Fudge, and General Hospital. Independent films include Angus Petfarkin Paints His Masterpiece, Sugar: The Fall of the West, and A Weekend With Barbara und Ingrid. Michelle is also the lead singer and bass player for the indie band Crazy Aunt Mary (www.crazyauntmary.com). Her next project is Ruddigore at Sierra Madre Playhouse.
Scott Strauss (Bishop of Basingstoke) Scott was most recently seen on the Santa Clarita PAC stageas a guitar-playing military man in Wartime Romance. Favorite roles include Caesar Rodney in 1776 (Glendale Centre Theatre), John Wilkes Booth inAssassins, and Bob Cratchit in Scrooge: The Musical (2seasons). Scott is also anaccomplished drummer, having played in The Buddy Holly Story,Follies, and most recently, right here on The Met stage for ANMT’sPerpetual Surrey Chorale. Thanks to the whole J&H cast andcrew, and my incredibly supportive and talented wife, Melissa! www.cabaretstar.com.
Dan Spector (Lord Savage) After graduating from UCLA in 1978, Dan appeared as a guest star on numerous television shows and movies, including: Happy Days, Lou Grant, Different Strokes, The Facts of Life, The Boy Who Drank Too Much and The Survival of Dana. In the late 1980’s, Dan pursued a career in real estate, which continued until 2007, when he returned to the local stage scene. His many stage credits include: Billie and Bogie (Bogie) at The Whitefire Theater, The Lieutenant Nun at the Macha Theater, I’d Rather Be Right at the Hudson Theater, and Is This Any Way to Start a Marriage at The Whitefire Theater. Recent Film Credits include leading roles in several short films: Le Jeu Des Soldats(Napoleon), The Last Supper (Maitre D’), The Last Days of Toussaint L’Ouverture(Napoleon), Las Nannas De Beverly Hills, and Retrospective. Dan lives locally with his lovely wife Lynnette and beautiful daughter Alisa.
Richard Brunner (General Lord Glossop) is thrilled to be a part of the wonderful cast in his DOMA debut! Los Angeles: Jacob in Joseph In Concert, Mr. Cunningham and Judge Taylor in To Kill A Mockingbird, Walter in Chess, Jacob in Echoes, and created the role of the Duke of Flugelhorn in The Girl Who Would Be King. Regional: Count Magnus in A Little Night Music, Cervantes/Quixote in Man of La Mancha, Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun, The Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance, Captain Corcoran in HMS Pinafore, Lord Mountarrarat in Iolanthe, The Wazir of Police in Kismet, Emile DeBecque in South Pacific. Opera: The Notary in La Perichole, Herman Altan in The Mother Of Us All, The Jailer in Electra, Benvolio in Romeo et Juliet, The Holy Roman Emperor in Play of Antichrist, The Angel in Play of Daniel, and created the role of Liberace in the new opera Liberace: The Magic of Believing. Awards: Four-time Grammy nominee, two-time Grammy winner with Chicago Symphony Chorus and Los Angeles Cappella. A proud member of Actor’s Equity, AGMA and the newly merged SAG-AFTRA unions. Visit richbrunner.comand follow me @RichBSinger.
Garrett Riley (Sir Archibald Proops) was born and raised in Northern California and now calls Hollywood home. He is thrilled to be making his SoCal theatre debut with DOMA in Jekyll and Hyde. He is graduate of Sonoma State University with a BA in Communications Studies. Some of his favorite credits include Peter in Company, Baby John in West Side Story, George in The Philadelphia Story and Tony Kirby in You Can’t Take it with You. Follow him on twitter: @GRiley8
Benai Boyd (Nellie) was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Benai left California for New York to Study at the American Music and Dramatic Academy. Having a 12 year solid background, classically trained in Opera, Benai has been blessed to grace stages all over the world. She just recently returned from Tokyo where she sang Jazz compilations, also creating the voices for Tokyo Disney’s Christmas and Valentine’s shows, and was chosen to be the Lead Vocalist for other various projects throughout Japan. Her National credits include Joanne Jefferson in RENT, Motor mouth Maybelle in Hairspray, also launching a world premiere music video as the lead vocalist with Pamela Oland and LSG records called Celebrate Women bringing awareness to women’s rights all over the world.She has tackled such roles as BJ in the International Tour of Smokey Joe’s Café, Shout the Mod Musical and many others. I want to thank GOD first and foremost for this blessing.Without HIM I would be nothing. To my family, thank you for your love, support and patience.
Jason T. Gaffney (Poole) has been acting on the stage since he was 7 years old and is a proud member of the Actors\’ Equity Association. He is thrilled to be a part of the cast of Jekyll & Hyde. He just finished working on the film The Perfect Wedding, alongside veteran actors James Rebhorn and Kristine Sutherland. Favorite roles: Jamie Hollis/Jimmy Shields, Looking For Billy Haines (Off-Broadway); Mark, A Chorus Line; John, The Dressing Room; Hamster Boy, The Chip Hydeberger Show; Claudio, Much Ado About Nothing; Christopher, US DRAG, Featured Dancer, 42nd Street; and Doug in the film Jolly. AMDA Graduate. Please visit at www.jasongaffney.com
Mookie Johnson (Biset, Apothecary) is ecstatic to be returning to the MET stage with the DOMA Theatre Company after first appearing in DOMA\’s Songs for a New World. Born in Panorama City and raised in Van Nuys, Mookie began competitive figure skating at the age of 6. After quickly growing out of that, quite literally, he was introduced to the world of theatre appearing in his first muscial at the age of 10; after that, he was hooked. He continued performing through grade school, but it wasn\’t until he attended Los Angeles Valley College where he really broke out of his shell and “found his voice”. Theatre credits include Songs For A New World (Man 1), As You Like It (Touchstone), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mitch Mahoney), Reckless (Lloyd Boptelophti) Thanks to Mom, Sis, & Auntie for their much need support. This one\’s for Dad.
Elora Casados(Ensemble) was born and raised in Pasadena where she attended Polytechnic School and currently attends Pasadena City College. At Polytechnic Elora played the roles of Belle in Beauty and the Beast, Rosemary Pilkington in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors, and Joanne Galloway in A Few Good Men. This Spring Elora played Cinderella in PCC’s production of Into the Woods and is she currently showcasing various numbers as the character Daisy for a musical that is in development.
Edgar Edgerly (Ensemble) was born and raised in Mexico where he discovered his interests in the arts. Starting in musical numbers during elementary school, Edgar developed a passion for dancing, and as the years passed , he became interested in acting as well. Eventually, he joined The BND, a dance company in Mexico and performed in the US and Mexico. Being hes 5th show with DOMA after Playing a Demon in Pippin, a Kit Kat boy in Cabaret, Thomas in Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it all for you and a Cook in Passion, Edgar is happy to make it to the Cast of Jekyll and Hyde.
Kari Irwin (Ensemble) at age 13 earned critical acclaim for her lead role as Imogene Herman in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at the Sierra Madre Playhouse. She is in the multiple award winning short horror film Hinnon Valley which will soon be in wide release. In 2011 she directed her first film Open Hands shot on the Universal back lot. Kari is captain of her dance team Unleashed and a member of the nationally acclaimed Burbank High School show choir In Sync which was a major influence on the development of the popular TV show Glee. She is thrilled to be in the cast of Jekyll and Hyde working with the DOMA Theatre Company and at the MET Theatre. She sends her love and thanks to her loving and supportive parents Ron and Nenita and a big shout out to all of her friends with Unleashed and the BHS Show Choirs.
Paulina Lagudi (Ensemble) was a dancer her entire life, but decided to alter her career path and is making her first professional theatre debut in Jekyll and Hyde. She has performed in student films and productions at Chapman University where she is studying for her BA in Theatre. Paulina wants to thank her family and friends for all of their support, and thank God for never failing to keep her life interesting.
Ana Therese Lopez (Ensemble) Jekyll & Hyde marks Ana’s first musical in over six years. Born and raised in the Philippines, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. She attended California State University, Northridge where she received her B.A. in Theatre Arts. Her favorite roles include: The Rocky Horror Show (Phantom), Working (Maggie), Hair (Dionne) – ACTF Irene Ryan Nomination, Super Sidekick the Musical (Ninja Koala) – Best of Fringe Show, 2011 Hollywood Fringe Festival. She’s currently the Director of Membership for Theatre Unleashed and a proud member of SAG-AFTRA. Ana would like to thank Doma Theatre Company for this amazing opportunity to work with the talented cast. She dedicates this show to her family, friends, and to the love of her life, Matt. I love you guys so much!
Adam Eugene McDonald (Ensemble) is so happy to be a new member of the DOMA theater Family and starting out with them in one of his most favorite musicals. He was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and started acting in musicals at the age of 13. He was last seen in Pippin in Simi Valley, and has also appeared in The Secret Garden,(dickon) Annie (drake/Bundles),Oliver(Mr Sour Berry ),Peter Pan (Peter, Smie,Hook),Sound of Music (Rolf), Guys &Dolls just to name a few thanks to my loving husband,family and friends for all their love and support in everything I do.
Victor A. Mercado (Ensemble) is so happy to have his first stage performance in Los Angeles, Here in Jekyll and Hyde. His most recent stage performance before this was PCC\’s Musical theater workshop production Cabaret: One Day More. Some of his favorite stage credits include, Spring Opera Workshop (Frederick, Anton), Once upon a Mattress (Minstrel) and I’m Sorry The Bridge is Out…(Reinfield). He is an aspiring voice and music major at PCC, studying voice techniques with Aram Barsamian, Don Brinegar and Ann Marie Ketchum. He would like to say thank you to everyone involved for all your hard work for this wonderful performance and to his Mom and family for their constant support.
Stephanie Pressman (Ensemble) was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. In addition to being a SAG-AFTRA actor she is also a singer/songwriter (music is available on itunes). After many years of teaching & playing music Stephanie returned to her theater roots when she started attending Los Angeles Valley College to pursue a degree in Commercial Music. While at LAVC she appeared in many shows, favorites include ALICEn, Spelling Bee, Equus, Cabaret, andAs You Like It. Miss Pressman was last seen at The Next Stage Theater playing the part of Super Woman in the comedy, Wonder Women and as the Lighting Designer for the Fantasy Improv Company, Dungeon Master. Stephanie is proud to be a Blue Denim on the new TLC series Craft Wars, which begins airing this summer. This is her first show at The Met and she is thrilled to be working with some very talented friends. www.StephaniePressman.net
Maggie Hall (Dancer) began dancing at the age of 8, training in tap, jazz, and ballet, in her hometown of Tracy, CA. She attended San Francisco State University where she continued her dance training, earned her BA in Dance and was a Company member of the University Dance Theater, giving her the opportunity to travel and perform throughout the Bay Area, Arizona, and Ohio. She has taught dance at a number of studios in the Northern California area, sharing her love of dance with students of all ages and creating choreography for the stage, including for competition teams and The Nutcracker. She recently moved to the LA area to pursue a dancing career and her most recent performances include the musical revue of Cole Porter and the musical, The Pajama Game.
Leslie Marrero (Dancer) has appeared in several theatre productions, including Showgirls: The Musical (Annie), Sweet Charity (Carmen), West Side Story (Francesca), Nutcracker (chocolate from Spain and Snowflake), Ragtime, Man of La Mancha, A Christmas Carol, and Music Man. She is a member of Agape’s dance and theatre ministry. She trained with Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet Company in San Francisco, and California State University Los Angeles, where she majored in Theatre Arts and Dance. She has taught at numerous studios and schools, including East Los Angeles City College, and Le Studio in Pasadena. Leslie is a native of Pasadena, California, where she was a Princess for the 1998 Tournament of Roses parade. She would like to thank Darren, Mom, family and friends for their continued support!
Brittany Rodin (Dancer) is thrilled to be working with DOMA theatre Co. again! This is her third production with the company recently performing in The Who\’s Tommy and Pippin. Brittany graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Hollywood, finishing their two year conservatory. Some of her favorite credits include Grease (Frenchy), Curtains (Georgia), Forbidden Broadway (Rita Moreno), Chicago (Mona),The Pajama Game (Mabel), Cole(Bella Spewack). She would also like to thank her family and friends for being there every little step of the way!
Angela Salvetti (Dancer) After graduating with a BA in Dance and psychology from Rutgers University, Angela pursued her dance career in New York City before making the move to LA. She has been seen dancing in various music videos, the International Beauty Show, and on tour with Spirit Productions. She recently traveled throughout the Caribbean dancing on a cruise ship. This is her debut performance with DOMA Theatre Company!
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