Betty Ann Samson
Veanne Cox made her Broadway debut in the Marvin Hamlisch musical Smile. Her performance as “Amy” in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's Company garnered her a Tony Award nomination for Featured Actress in a Musical. She appeared in The Public Theater and the Broadway productions of Caroline, or Change as Rose Stopnick Gellman.
Her film work includes “Erin Brockovich”, “Big Eden”, “Beethoven's 4th”, “You've Got Mail” and “Marci X”. On television, she appeared in the made-for-television movie “Cinderella” as one of the stepsisters and in episodes of many television series, such as “Blue Bloods”, “Odd Mom Out”, “Incorporated”, “Louie”, “Smash”, “Pan Am”, “Two Broke Girls”, “Seinfeld”, “Boston Legal”, “Royal Pains”, “Joan of Arcadia” and all iterations of “Law and Order”.
Veanne was awarded a Special Drama Desk Award for 'Excellence and Significant Contributions to the Theatre' and Obie Award for 'Sustained Excellence'.
Joyce Van Patten
Marion Von Peterson
Adept at both comedy and drama, veteran actress Joyce Van Patten made her television debut as a featured regular on “The Danny Kaye Show” and has appeared in dozens of shows, including “Hawaii Five-O”, “Gunsmoke”, “The Untouchables”, “The Twilight Zone”, “The Jack Benny Program”, “The Andy Griffith Show”, “The Rockford Files”, “The Bob Newhart Show”, “The Odd Couple”, “Lou Grant”, “The Mary Tyler Moore Hour”, “Law & Order”, “Oz”, “Judging Amy”, “Desperate Housewives” and “The Sopranos”.
Broadway: Same Time, Next Year, Murder at the Howard Johnsons and four plays by Neil Simon: Jake’s Women, Rumors, Brighton Beach Memoirs, I Ought to Be in Pictures.
Her film credits include “I Love You, Alice B. Toklas”, “Mame”, “The Bad News Bears”, “The Falcon and the Snowman”, “St. Elmo's Fire”, “Billy Galvin”, “Blind Date”, “Monkey Shines” and “Grown Ups”.
Recent feature credits include “Diane”, “Fitzgerald Family Christmas”, “Peace, Love and Misunderstanding” and “This Must Be the Place”.
Scott Adsit performed on the mainstage of Chicago's Second City, between 1994 and 1998, and, alongside Saturday Night Live's Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey, was one of the driving forces behind such groundbreaking revues as "Pinata Full of Bees" and "Paradigm Lost".
An in-depth look at his craft is available in the PBS documentary, Second to None (2001). A 1995 sketch he performed with former SNL head writer, Adam McKay, "Gump", was included as one of Second City's all-time best on the CD's which come with the book "Second City" by Sheldon Patinkin.
Scott has proudly described the mission of comedy as "changing the world with our funny skits and songs".
Lea Delaria seems to have achieved overnight stardom with her two time, SAG Award winning, stand-out role as ‘Carrie ‘Big Boo’ Black’ in the Netflix hit series “Orange is the New Black.” However, DeLaria’s multi- faceted career as a comedian, actress and jazz musician, has in fact, spanned decades.
Lea holds the distinction of being the first openly gay comic on television in America which led to countless television and film roles portraying police lieutenants, PE teachers and the lesbian who inappropriately hits on straight women. Selected TV credits: “Broad City,” “Baroness Von Sketch,” “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” “Awkward,” “Clarence,” “Californication,” “The Oblongs,” “One Live to Live,” “Law and Order: SVU,” “Will and Grace,” “Friends” & “Matlock.” Selected Film credits: "Cars 3", "Support The Girls", "First Wives Club", "Dear Dumb Diary" and "Edge of Seventeen".
She’s received Obie and Theater World Awards, and a Drama Desk nomination for her portrayal as ‘Hildy’ in the Public Theatre’s revival of On The Town.
In a forty-plus year acting career Adam LeFevre has appeared on stage on and off-Broadway in New York, numerous regional theaters, on TV and in nearly one hundred films.
But his real passion is cultivating gargantuan vegetables. He's currently perfecting an acorn squash that, when shelled, will be large enough to accommodate a family of five.
Annie Golden considers herself the illegitimate child of the legitimate theatre having been discovered on the Bowery fronting a rock band and cast by Milos Forman as Jeannie in "Hair", the 1978 film. On Broadway and Off, she was last seen in Big River; Violet, Xanadu, Ah, Wilderness, On the Town and Little Shop of Horrors as Audrey. She originated the role of Georgie Bukatinsky in The Full Monty and was Sondheim’s original Squeaky Fromme in Assassins, directed by Jerry Zaks (Playwrights Horizons).
Her numerous film credits include "Twelve Monkeys", "Baby Boom", "Brooklyn Rules", "Suddenly Seeking Susan", "I Love You, Phillip Morris", and "Miles". Her television credits include “The 2-2", “Law & Order", “Law & Order: SVU", “Cheers", “Miami Vice", “Third Watch", and most notably as Norma Romano for five seasons in the award-winning Netflix series “Orange is the New Black".
Todd Alan Crain
Todd Alan Crain hosted 196 games of the television game show, "Jeopardy!", with the IBM computer ‘Watson,’ 210 games of The Million Second Quiz on NBC.com, and was the lead “anchor" on IFC’s satirical "The Onion News Network". He has guest starred on "30 Rock" (NBC), "Broad City" (Comedy Central), "Deadbeat" (Hulu), and the Netflix original shows "Orange is the New Black", "House of Cards", "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", and "Tallulah" (film starring Alison Janney & Ellen Page).
His collection of morally questionable television characters he’s created continues to grow with appearances on "The Blacklist: Redemption" (NBC), "Quantico" (ABC) and, most recently, "Law and Order: SVU" (NBC).
James Monroe Iglehart
James Monroe Iglehart is currently performing the dual role of the Marquis de Lafayette & Thomas Jefferson in Hamilton an American Musical on Broadway. Iglehart is best known for his Tony award-winning portrayal of the Genie in Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway. Iglehart guest starred in three episodes of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" as Coriolanus Burt, and just recently "Law & Order SVU". Iglehart can also be heard as the voice of the character Lance Strongbow in "Tangled: The Series" on the Disney channel.
Deborah S. Craig
Deborah S. Craig is best known for originating the role of Marcy Park on Broadway in William Finn's Tony award winning musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. It earned her critical acclaim, a Drama Desk Award and the distinction of creating the first Korean American character on Broadway.
On television, Craig has guest starred on "Better Things" for FX, "Son of Zorn" on Fox and "Transparent" for AmazonTV. She has also recurred as James Spader's mysterious love interest Luli on the hit NBC drama, "The Blacklist", as the wise cracking southern waitress Shelley on the CW's "Hart of Dixie" and Melanie, the comic relief on the JJ Abrams' drama "Six Degrees" on ABC.
On the big screen she was featured in Fullscreen's "The Outfield", Dreamworks comedy "Ghost Town", indie farce "Bad Actress", "Just Wright" with Queen Latifah, "Hysterical Psycho" (written and dir. by Dan Fogler) and "Big Daddy" starring Adam Sandler.
Joseph R. Sicari
Currently, Joe can be seen in “Isn’t It Romantic” with Rebel Wilson, Starz’s “Flesh & Bone” and HBO’s “The Pacific”. His film work includes “Kicking & Screaming” with Will Ferrell, “Stiffs” with Danny Aiello and Lesley Ann Warren, “Partners” with Ryan O’Neal and “Who Is Harry Kellerman” with Dustin Hoffman.
Joe’s television guest star appearances include 250 shows from “The Mod Squad” to “The Sopranos”. Highlights include Willy, Jerry’s dry cleaner on “Seinfeld”, “NYPD Blue”, “Law and Order”, “Triple Play” with Liza Minnelli, “One Day at a Time”, “Hart to Hart” and “Antony & Cleopatra” with Lynn Redgrave. He also appeared as a regular in the original Movie Of The Week pilot of “The Loveboat”.
Joe’s New York theatre credits include The Man Who Came To Dinner, Dames at Sea with Bernadette Peters, the national company of Damn Yankees with Jerry Lewis, Golden Boy, Price of Fame with Charles Grodin, The Tempest and Trinculo with Anthony Hopkins. Regional credits include A View From The Bridge, 12 Angry Men, My Fair Lady, Tenth Man, The Dybbuk, You Can’t Take It With You and School For Wives. Joe has worked with Harold Clurman, Tennessee Williams and Agnes DeMille. He is also a director, teaching artist and has acting coach. WEBSITE: JosephRSicari.com
Lucy DeVito is an actress and producer, known for several onscreen performances including "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", "Cubby", "Rich Boy, Rich Girl, "Dumbo", "Shameless", "Adults", "Speech & Debate","Can You Ever Forgive Me?", "Deadbeat", "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and Leaves of Grass.
She was also featured in "The Comedian" with Robert DeNiro.
Off-Broadway: Bella: An American Tall Tale (Playwrights Horizons), The Rafa Play (Flea Theatre), Who’s Your Baghdaddy? Or How I Started The Iraq War (Actors Temple), Saturday Night (York Theatre Company), I Battled Lenny Ross (Ensemble Studio Theatre).
Television: recurring on “Mr. Robot”, guest appearances on “Elementary”, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”, “Odd Mom Out”, “The Blacklist”, “Get Shorty”, “Z: The Beginning of Everything”, “Difficult People”, “Boardwalk Empire” and others.
Film: "Nancy", "Dish", "Freak Show", "The Lennon Report", "From Nowhere", "The Funeral Guest", "Who We Are Now", plus the forthcoming "Motherless Brooklyn" directed by Edward Norton and "Karens Unanimous" co-written with Joseph Medeiros, to be directed by Maria Dizzia.
Sean Martin Hingston
Sean started his career as a child actor in TV commercials. He began his theatrical career in productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Pippin and The Real Inspector Hound. He has performed on Broadway in various productions such as; Promises, Promises (as Mr. Eichelberger), Curtains (as Bobby Pepper), Contact (as Frenchman, Uncle Vinnie, Johnny) and Crazy For You.
Sean's onscreen performances include "The Producers", "Beyond the Sea", "Center Stage", "Difficult People", "It Could Be Worse", The Bronx is Burning" and "Sex and the City".
Broadway: Kiss of the Spiderwoman, On The Town, Cats, Chita + 2, Legs Diamond. Regional: Two Degrees, Barcelona, Fallow, Cloud Tectonics, References to Salvador Dali Makes Me Hot, Diosa, One Shot One Kill, Marty.
Television: “NCIS: New Orleans,” “Search Party,” “Elementary,” “Blue Bloods,” “Army Wives,” “Without A Trace,” “Sex in the City,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Undefeated.”
Film: "Shame", "The Yards", "Chicago", "Center Stage", "Hustling", "The Strike", "Passionada". WEBSITE: RobertMontano.com
Katy is thrilled to be a part of the "Cady Did" team! She recently made her NYC theater debut in City of Light, a new musical directed by Tony award winner Cady Huffman. A graduate of Furman University, Katy earned a B.M. in Vocal Performance and a certificate from the Accademia dell’Arte in Tuscany for Theater and Voice.
Favorite credits include: Fiona in Brigadoon, Marian in The Music Man, and Yum-Yum in The Mikado. www.katywilson.org