Los Angeles audiences may have previously seen Matt get his throat sliced as Adolfo Pirelli in Sweeney Todd, whip a nearly naked Oliver Twist while wailing high notes as Mr. Bumble in Twist, or portray multiple murderous types in The Twylight Zone: The 6th Dimension. Matt’s performance résumé also includes Ben Franklin in 1776, The Devil in The Devil and Daniel Webster, and Oliver Webb in On the Twentieth Century, as well as several short films and voiceovers. A sold screenwriter, twice-published author, and former TV producer, Matt works as a freelance Senior Copywriter/Web Content Specialist and writes about movies for E! Online.
Bret was delighted to be appearing in the Good People Theater Company’s first production. Elsewhere: Twelfth Night (Malvolio), Much Ado About Nothing (Claudio), As You Like It (Touchstone), Julius Caesar (Caesar), The Norman Conquests (Norman), The Importance of Being Earnest (Jack), Lend Me a Tenor (Max), The Mikado (Ko-Ko), Iolanthe (Lord Chancellor), Falsettos (Mendel), Pippin (Pippin), and more. Most recent film appearance: Mutant Vampire Zombies from the ‘Hood. He doesn’t like to talk about it.
Dominic trained at The Academy of Live And Recorded Arts in London and has toured the UK and Europe in a variety of plays and musicals including A Waltz Dream, Faust, and The Jungle Book. His film work includes Earl Rivers in Richard III, Billy in Red Mercury and the short film, The Victim, a tribute to Hitchcock where he plays everyone from Cary Grant to Janet Leigh. For the last 10 years Dominic has worked exclusively with The Sudden Impact! Entertainment Company [www.suddenimpactentertainment.com] an international entertainment company directing live interactive experiences in arenas and theme parks around the world. Including, Tomb Raider LIVE!, The Mummy LIVE and Prison Break, LIVE. On TV he was featured in Comcast’s documentary, Scare School: The Making of a Monster about the Philadelphia Halloween show Nightmares’ also featuring Butch Patrick from The Munsters.
He also wrote the book and lyrics to the Musical, Saki Shorts, with the late John Gould based on the short stories of Hector Hugh Munro.
In this production, Dominic appears courtesy of The Sudden Impact! Entertainment Company
Michael’s favorite roles include The Baker in Into The Woods and Mike in A Chorus Line; however, more recently (this century) Michael was seen in a new Ron Milts adaptation of The Misanthrope at the Archway Studio/Theatre. He also appeared in 2012 Redlands Shakspeare Festival’s production of Richard III as George, the Duke of Clarence and Downey Civic Light Opera’s production of The World Goes ‘Round.
Credits include: First national tour, Young Frankenstein. National tours: Camelot (Nimue), Les Miserables (Madeleine). Regional theater: Mary Zimmerman’s Arabian Nights (Berkeley Repertory and Kansas City Repertory); The Light in the Piazza (South Bay CLO), Zhivago (La Jolla Playhouse, Director Des McAnuff); The Melody Lingers On On (El Portal); La Boheme (Opera Pacific); Shenandoah (West Virginia Public), Gypsy, Oklahoma (Moonlight Amphitheater); 42nd Street (La Mirada CLO); Desert Song (Fullerton CLO, Dramalogue Award for Best Supporting Actress). TV: Grimm, As the World Turns. BFA from Carnegie Mellon University.
Marci is a native Californian and began acting at age four, when she booked her first television commercial. Since that time she has performed in many musical theatre productions, has her own cabaret show, and has a CD available on iTunes. Ms. Herrera works in television commercials as well as film projects. She has written a children’s musical—Mobee the Globe—inspired by fireflies in Nashville, and Ms. Marci (as she is affectionately called) holds a masters degree in Educational Administration.
David is excited to make his debut in Hollywood! He has performed in London’s West End, South Africa and his native Australia. His credits include Stop the World… (Little Chap), A Little Night Music (Count), Chicago (Billy Flynn) , Calamity Jane (Danny Gilmartin), Joseph… (Narrator), Irene (Donald S. Marshall III), and Man of La Mancha. Recent credits include “Grandpa Potts” in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with ARTS, and King and I, Cinderella, The Sound of Music, Annie, Once Upon A Mattress and 1776 with Cabrillo Music Theatre.
Matt is an actor, stunt performer, and fight choreographer. Companies he has worked with include the Guthrie Theater, Marin Shakespeare Company, Phantom Projects, and has toured throughout the U.S. with the National Theatre for Children. Matt has worked with director Janet Miller on several other productions in the past, including The Crucible, The Importance of Being Earnest, and most recently, a staged reading of The Flier, a short play written by Kitty Felde. Matt also currently trains and performs with Swordplay Fencing Studios’ professional stage combat troupe.
Mary moved to New York to work with Barbara Cook. She got her Equity card from Tommy Tune in Nine. She toured in Evita throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. After a short stint at the Manhattan Theatre Club with some famous people in One, Two, Three, Four, Five, she landed the Les Miserables tour and performed as Whore #1 and then Madame Thenardier in US, Canada, Singapore and Broadway. This show brings her back to the LA area, for which she is very grateful. Proud AEA member.
Outside of GPTCo, Shirley has done The Importance of Being Earnest, Nunsense, To Kill a Mockingbird and The Sound of Music with Janet Miller. Shirley was most recently seen in Ruthless, Fiddler on the Roof and Moon Over Buffalo for TTC and in Present Laughter and The Hallelujah Girls at Little Fish Theatre. She participated in PLAY/ground, a new plays festival at the Boston Court Theatre and appeared in Oklahoma for Saddleback CLO. Other favorite roles include Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd (Outstanding Actress award from LA Stage Scene) and Mama Rose in Gypsy.