Isaac Anderson is a NYC professionally trained Actor, Playwright, Singer and Deviser. As a creator he is inspired by works that explore and question existence by using creative and innovative storytelling similar to the likes of Charles Kaufman and Paul Thomas Anderson. As an actor he has played a wide range of roles, from the innocent friend to a drug fueled rockstar and damaged villain.
A curious observer of life, Isaac wants nothing more than to express his experiences and share a piece of himself with the world in order to impact his audiences.
Amy Lee Gonzalez
Amy Lee Gonzalez is proud and excited to be making her debut with Miami New Musicals. Amy recently won the Best Local Actress award at the Marietta International Film Festival for her role in the independent film Love? and was featured in the role of Cindy Lou in Winter Wonderettes at the Coral Springs Performing Arts Center. She can currently be seen in the role of Powell in Men on Boats at Mainstreet Players. Amy is very grateful for the opportunity to work with such an incredible group on this production. She would like to thank her friends and family and, most importantly, her husband for their loving and unconditional support.
Sandy is making her Miami New Musicals debut.
Bruce Karp is a native of New York City. He has written several ten-minute and one-act plays, four of which have been performed at South Florida theater festivals. All three of his full-length plays have had staged readings in Florida, and he is currently working on his fourth full-length play. Recent credits: “The Spot” (Non-musical version, premiering at the King’s Theatre Summer Theater Festival, Nova Scotia, June 2019), “Technology” (Miami Beach Theatre Co.). He currently divides his time between South Florida and Northern New Jersey. Member: Dramatist’s Guild.
Cherilyn Marrocco is the Artistic Director and Owner/Founder of MAD Performing Arts. Cherilyn is a Miami/New York-based Dancer, Singer, Actress, Choreographer, Director, Instructor and Playwright. She founded MAD Performing Arts to bring others all of the joy, experiences, and appreciation for the arts that it has provided her. With over 25 years of Dance and Musical Theater instructing, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Theater/Drama Education from New World School of the Arts/UF and Oklahoma City University, Cherilyn brings with her a diverse set of skills and talents, an understanding for children and their different learning styles, and a life-long passion for the beauty, creativity and freedom of dance and theater.
Cherilyn has performed professionally in both Miami and New York City in roles such as The Witch in "Into the Woods", Carrie Pipperidge in "Carousel", Peggy Sawyer in "42nd Street", Ilona Ritter in "She Loves Me", and was a Carbonell Nominee for her role as Little Sally in "Urinetown the Musical" at Actor's Playhouse. She also had the privilege of singing John Rutter's, "Requiem" at Carnegie Hall.
Cherilyn is co-founder and Producing Director of Miami New Musicals.
A trained opera singer, Courtney Miller has been praised for her “excellent comedic timing” and “fluent musicality.” Courtney is equally adept on the musical theater, art song, oratorio, and cruise ship stages. She has performed with Florida Grand Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, Madison Opera, Virginia Opera, Finger Lakes Musical Theater Festival, and more. Follow her on instagram @mezzomiller where you’ll also find her adventures in petsitting and all things ABV!
Siena is a student at MAD PERFORMING ARTS and is making her Miami New Musicals debut.
Mariah Reed directs plays and teaches voice and acting classes at Broward College where she is a tenured faculty member. Mariah toured the continental United States as a lead actress with the National Shakespeare Company and afterwards appeared in a number of Off- and Off-off Broadway productions, touring theatre presentations, and independent films. One of her assignments brought her to Florida where she founded two Equity theatre companies (the New River Repertory and The Drama Center). Mariah continues to act professionally while sharing with students what she has learned through her educational experiences as well as her hands-on adventures as a working actress in film, television and live theatre. Mariah teaches Voice, Acting, Audition Technique, Shakespeare’s Verse Text, Performance Lab classes, and On-Camera Acting Technique. She has also written several original musicals that have been produced at Broward College to much acclaim. In her free time, Mariah is a voice and dialect coach for professional actors, film and television projects, and professional theatre presentations. A proud member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA, Dramatists and VASTA, Ms. Reed is represented by the Applegate Agency and Martin and Donalds Talent Agency in Hollywood, Florida.
Danoeh is making her Miami New Musicals Debut.
Arianna Rose is a performer, director, vocal director, playwright and musical theatre writer, and co-founder and Artistic Director of Miami New Musicals.
Alexa is a student at MAD Performing Arts and making her Miami New Musicals debut.
Donna Warfield, a graduate of SUNY Binghamton with an M.A. in theatre, became a NYC-based actress, performing in plays, well-known soap operas, films, and commercials, as well as teaching, directing, and producing. She has trained in the Meisner Technique with both Bill Esper and Larry Silverman. She also studied and taught acting at the Michael Howard studio in NY. After moving to Florida she was able to pursue writing, a long held desire. Since then she’s had many of her short plays produced. Some of her plays include: It’s a Stretch, She’s Off Her Rocker, A Windy Day, Lady in Waiting, Following Protocol, Disney Day, A Ferry Tale, and R.S.V.P. which is featured in this reading.
R. Kent Wilson
Kent Wilson has a varied theatrical background with experience as an actor, stage manager, assistant director, producer, sound designer, dramaturge, and playwright. He has been on the Ambassadors Council for the National New Play Network and a past Board President for The Theatre League of South Florida. He is currently a judge for the Carbonell Awards and a company member of Lost Girls Theatre.
Donna is a familiar face to audiences in south Florida, appearing with many theatres in the tri-county area. As Producing Artistic Director of the Acorns Theatre on Miami Beach from 1986-2000, she had the opportunity to work with many of the fine actors that this area has to offer - not unlike tonight! Some of her favourite roles have been Domina in "Funny Thing.....Forum", Mrs. Mullins in "Carousel", Meg O'Brockie in "Brigadoon", Hannah and Diana in "California Suite", Sister George in "The Killing of Sister George", Sister Aloysius in "Doubt" and the Genie of the Lamp in Gold Coast Theater's Holiday Panto "Aladdin" with Davy Jones. She is now working with playwright Bruce Karp to bring his scathingly brilliant theater pieces to production.