B’way: Coastal Disturbances (Theatre World Award); The Caine Mutiny Court Martial; Oliver, Oliver (MTC); Fables for Friends (Playwrights Horizon); Henry Flamethrowa (Studio Dante). Regional: Six Degrees of Separation, Cabaret & Main; A Study in Scarlet; A Knife in the Heart (Williamstown), Colorado Catechism (Dramalogue Award, Coast Playhouse); The Lion in Winter (Windham Rep.); Mass Appeal, Fifth of July, Bus Stop, Of Mice and Men, Buried Child (Trinity Square Repertory) Paris Bound (Berkshire Theatre Festival) Off-B’way: Red, The Scene, Still (Dorset), Downstairs (Dorset, Cherry Lane). Film: Against the Ropes, Bereft (also Director & Producer), The Object of My Affection, The Associate, Diner. TV: “Madam Secretary,” “Private Practice,” “The Sopranos” (Emmy Award nomination), “Edge of America” (Producer, Peabody and Humanitas Awards), “Execution of Justice” (Executive Producer, GLAAD Award),“The Fugitive,” “Wings,” “Almost Grown.”
earned Tony nominations for her performance in the original cast of RENT and for Anna In The Tropics. Broadway: A Streetcar Named Desire, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Les Mis. Off-Broadway: Empanada Loca, Miss You Like Hell, Two Sisters And A Piano, F*Cking A, Romeo & Juliet, and Jack Goes Boating. Upcoming: the animated series Hazbin Hotel (A24/Amazon). Film: Ezra, Bucky F*Cking Dent, Allswell, In The Heights, Same Storm. TV: “The Changeling” (Apple Tv+), “The Horror Of Dolores Roach” (Amazon), “Accused” (FOX), “Social Distance” (Netflix), “Katy Keene” (CW) and “Tales Of The City” (Netflix).
Emmy Award Winner Lea DeLaria was the first openly gay comic on American television. An accomplished Jazz singer, she has performed in major concert venues throughout the world. Best known as “Big Boo” from OITNB for which she won 3 SAG Awards. TV credits include “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens,” “East New York,” “The Blacklist,” “Physical,” “Reprisal,” “Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness,” “Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts,” “Shameless,” and “Broad City.” Film credits include Glitter & Doom, Potato Dreams of America, Cars 3, Support The Girls, and First Wives Club. Broadway credits, POTUS Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive (Bernadette), The Rocky Horror Show (Eddie/Dr. Scott) and On The Town (Hildy), Drama Desk Nomination, Obie & Theatre World Awards. @realleadelaria www.leadelaria.com
is an actor, director, playwright, and, at HB Studio in New York, a teacher of acting. His most recent theatrical appearances in New York have included Life Sucks, The Minutes, and (recently in New Jersey, also under the direction of Emily Mann), her adaptation of The Pianist. He has made about 400 movies. He has directed several Tony-nominated shows, including The Little Foxes, Spoils of War, and Shelter. His plays are Booth, Uncle Bob, and Orson’s Shadow, all published and all produced in New York, around the country, and in Europe.
has appeared Off-Broadway in A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, The Traveling Lady, Nora, A Loss of Roses, The Moth’s Mentors, Muses, and Monsters, Letting Billy, Newton’s Wad, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Golden Boy, and The Einstein Doll; and regionally in A Loss of Roses at Arkansas Rep and Bus Stop at Olney Theatre Center. Her films include Close Call (Sundance Finalist) and Durang’s Wanda’s Visit. After graduating from Barnard College with theater honors, she trained with William Esper, Wynn Handman, and Larry Moss. The proud founder and Executive Director of La Femme Theatre Productions, she extends deepest thanks to Emily, Cheryl, and Lisa — and is forever grateful for the untold influences of Bob and Dad whose melody still lingers on.
recently appeared on stage in Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (WP Theater/ Second Stage), Modern Gentlemen (Pride Plays), Scorch (Blue Collaborative), and Henry IV (Rutgers Theater Company) and on TV in “Law & Order: SVU”. She received her BFA in Acting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
Off-Broadway: 72 Miles to Go (Roundabout Theatre), Last Jew of Boyle Heights. Regional: Torera (Alley Theatre), Yasmina’s Necklace (Premiere Stages). Select Film Credits include Regarding Veronica (2024), Sin Luces (2024), Hands of Stone, The Intern, Bel Canto, From Nowhere (SXSW Audience Award), Sin Fondo. Television credits include “FBI,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Blue Bloods,” “Flesh & Bone,” “Blacklist.” Eliud is a native of Mexico and attended Princeton University. Para mis padres. IG @eliudgarciakauffman
Broadway: Jitney; American Psycho; Come Back Little Sheba; Salome; King Hedly II; Fences; Piano Lesson Off-Broadway: What The End Will Be; Lockdown; Paradise Blue; Tamburlaine Parts I & II; The First Breeze Of Summer; The Revolving Cycles Truly & Steadily Roll’d; Holiday Heart. Regionally: Wine In The Wilderness; How To Catch Creation; A Human Being, Of A Sort; The Dreams Of Sarah Breedlove; God Of Carnage; Looking Over The President’s Shoulder; The C.A. Lyons Project; In Walks Ed. TV/Film: “The Good Fight,” “Law and Order,” “Onion Sports Dome,” “NY Undercover,” “I’ll Fly Away,” Malcolm X; Girl Six; Path To Paradise; Steve (short); Journeyman (short). Company member of The Actor’s Center and Quick Silver Theater Company.
is from San Antonio, Texas, and an alumnus of the University of the Incarnate Word (‘13) and Yale School of Drama (‘16). He is a company actor with The Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis where he has played Tom, Alvaro, and Dr. Sugar in The Glass Menagerie, The Rose Tattoo, and Suddenly Last Summer. He also recently played Young Man 1 (Adam/Leo) in Matthew Lopez’ The Inheritance at The Geffen Playhouse in the fall of 2022.
(He/Him) – Proud to be a part of this legendary company of theater-makers. Recent credits include the Off-Broadway production of Harmony: A New Musical and On Cedar Street at Berkshire Theatre Group. Select regional: The REV, North Shore Music Theatre, Gateway Playhouse, Transcendence Theatre Co & New London Barn Playhouse. Much gratitude to Emily Mann and this remarkable cast for their collaboration and joy. Thanks to my community of friends – especially the one and only Amina. Much love to my family and grandmother Edna, who first ignited my imagination. BFA Penn State www.danteixeira.com
studied acting at HB Studio New York with Mercedes Ruehl and Jonathan Lynn. He portrayed several historical characters: Mr. Kraler / Victor Kugler in The Diary of Anne Frank (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Walter Benjamin, Claus von Stauffenberg, FBI agent Roy DeVecchio, Claus von Bülow. Film/TV: If The Trees Could Talk (USA, 27 awards), Die Wache (Netherlands), Medicopter 117, (Austria), Derrick (Germany). Theatre: Terezin (Peter Jay Sharp, Off-Broadway, also serving as co-producer), Fabrice in: Mr. Ornifle (European-Tour), Paradise for Three (Hansa-Theater Berlin). Awards: Orson Welles Award, his first play garnered a Fellowship at the Literary Colloquium Berlin. www.michaelleighcook.com
is grateful to finally get to use her degree in German! Theatre: Pecker, The Musical! (reading)—based on the John Waters Film, The Bedbug at Medicine Show Theatre, Typhoid Mary in The Trial of Typhoid Mary and The Ryan Case 1873 (Drama Desk nominated) with Live-in Theatre Productions, NYCFringe Festival. Comedy: UCB, The Pit, LA Comedy Festival, Characters Welcome. TV: “Diabolical,” “Six Degrees of Murder,” and national commercials for well-known brands. University of Michigan grad. Love to Jim, Mom, Chris, Jill, Mateo, Logan, Hugh, and of course, Sophie. For my dad, who was my biggest fan.
Broadway- To Kill A Mockingbird, Frankie and Johnny In The Claire De Lune, Victor/Victoria, Les Miserables, The Three Penny Opera, 110 In The Shade, The People In The Picture, Porgy and Bess, The Snow Geese. Off Broadway projects include Floyd Collins at Playwright’s Horizons, King Lear at the Delacorte, Atlantic, Vineyard, Transport Group, Red Bull, MTC, Lincoln Center. Directing credits include The Whipping Man, Camping With Henry And Tom, The Collyer Brothers/Period Piece, Shining City, The Other Place. Affiliated artist with The Shakespeare Theatre Company and a founding associate artist with Barrington Stage Company.
Juan is overjoyed to be working at Signature Theater. His New York credits include The Oregon Trail (WP Theater); The Rivals (NYCT); The Rafa Play (The Flea Theater); Between the Bars (HERE Arts Center) and I Wanna F*ck Like Romeo and Juliet (59E59 Theaters). Regional: Shane (CPIP/The Guthrie) and Clyde’s (CPIP). TV: Blue Bloods, The Good Wife and Educated Fleas. He received his BFA from The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
A Moon for the Misbegotten, Gem of the Ocean, The Kentucky Cycle, and Equus. Off-Bway: Freud’s Last Session, The First Breeze of Summer, Book of Days, Stuff Happens. Regional: Death of a Salesman, The Clean House, Saint Joan, Orson’s Shadow, Of Mice and Men, Blue Window, As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, All My Sons. Film: State of Play, Heaven’s Prisoners, Of Mice and Men, The Russia House. TV: “Law & Order: SVU, CI & Organized Crime,” “This Week Tonight with John Oliver,” “Person Of Interest.” “Boardwalk Empire,” “The Chappelle Show.” Video Games: “Red Dead Redemption II,” “Grand Theft Auto V,” and “BioShock 2”
Broadway: The Minutes (Studio 54), August: Osage County (The Music Box) Off-Broadway: Women Without Men (Mint Theater), BUG (Barrow Street) Regional: Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre), Third (Hangar Theatre), Good People (Geva Theatre, Indiana Rep), Cymbeline, Hamlet, Hedda Gabler (Shakespeare Theatre Co.), The Syringa Tree, (Kitchen Theatre, Vermont Stage) TV: Succession, Dr. Death, Orange Is the New Black, Star Trek: Discovery Training: Trinity Rep Conservatory. Member of The Actors Center.
is overjoyed to make her Off-Broadway debut with La Femme at the Signature! Raised in Boca Raton, Florida, by her wonderful Greek/Italian family, Alexia moved to Manhattan in 2018 to receive a BFA in Drama from The Juilliard School. She is also a member of a developing theatre project (theone-oneproject.com). Thank you to Group 51, HH agency, and my teachers. “Speak the truth in love”.
Over 40 years in showbiz! He’s played here in his hometown, 46 out of 50 states and all over Europe. Grand theatrical palazzos to church basements. Shakespeare to schtick to musicales. Sometimes too, TV and movies, siren-like, beckon him from this rarified air. He and his wife, Laurie Dawn, share a bucolic existence in The Bronx. More about him (in a very flattering light) at BuzzRoddy.com IG @buzzroddy