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Meet the Cast of Welcome to New York

Having established herself as one of NYC’s downtown darlings, Sherry also tours the world with her all live singing, comedy shows; performing regularly in Montreal, Berlin, Helsinki, Estonia and Sydney to name a few.  Miss Vine is a founding member and co-Artistic Director (with Joshua Rosenzweig and Erik Jackson) of Theatre Couture, and has starred in all of their productions including; the smash sold out hit CARRIE, DOLL, the Off Broadway hit TELL-TALE, CHARLIE, KITTY KILLER, THE FINAL FEAST OF LUCREZIA BORGIA, e.s.p. and THE BAD WEED ’73.   Sherry can be seen in numerous films; WIGSTOCK, THE RASPBERRY REICH, STONEWALL, CHARLIE, SCREAM TEEN SCREAM, FRANCESCA PAGE and A FAIRY TALE (with Sean David and Steven Tylor O’Connor). Miss Vine got to strut her stuff on Project Runway and has become an international YouTube sensation with her hysterical video parodies that have been viewed over 10,000,000 times!

Be sure to check out Sherry’s variety show, She’s Living For This, on Here TV premiering February 2012!!

Her new state-of-the-art website contains all of her videos, songs, blog, pictures, merchandise and a full schedule of appearances.  

www.SherryVine.com

Sean Paul Lockhart has achieved fame, courted controversy, fought with producers who took advantage of him, built a business, navigated a murder investigation, been the lead witness at that trial, and starred in two feature films (Judas Kiss and Chillerama). And he’s just 25. Born on Halloween in 1986, Sean grew up in Seattle.

His next big project is his memoir, Incorrigible, in which he forces himself to come to terms with the difficult past that has shaped who he has become today.

www.sean-paul-lockhart.com

 

 

 Originally from Sweden, Casper lived in Chicago and Paris before settling in New York City to study acting and directing.

In 2003 Casper wrote, directed, and produced the short film “Mormor’s Visit” as well as his first feature, the romantic comedy “Slutty Summer” in which he also stars.

In 2006, Casper wrote and directed the short film “Saying Goodbye”, as well as the multi-award winning feature “A Four Letter Word“. His third feature, the drama “Between Love & Goodbye“, enjoyed a successful festival run and opened in theaters early 2008. Casper’s fourth film, “The Big Gay Musical“, was released in theaters the same year and went on to become a bestseller on DVD and VOD.

In 2010, Casper premiered the comedy “Violet Tendencies” at festivals and in theaters. In addition to producing and directing, Casper co-stars.

Casper wrote “Going Down in LA-LA Land” based on Andy Zeffer’s novel by the same name. He went on to direct, produce, and act in the multi-award winning film that will have it’s release in 2012.

As an actor, Casper has also appeared on stage (Hamlet in “Hamlet”, Romeo in “Romeo & Juliet”), TV (“The Late Show”, “As the World Turns”), and film (“Little Children”, “Celebrity”). In 2008, he was selected as one of the 100 most influential and newsworthy GLBT people by Out Magazine.

Casper currently resides in New York where he runs the production and distribution company Embrem Entertainment. He is always on the look-out for acting roles, as well as writing and directing opportunities. In addition, Casper is available for filmmaking consultation.

Megan is so thrilled to be apart of this project! She was last seen dancing and singing in a fat suit as Tracy Turnblad in the Arvada Center’s production of Hairspray. She played Edna in the world premeire of The Gay Bride of Frankenstien at the Seacoast Repatory Theatre and recently recorded an EP with the Monster Makers featuring  songs from the Gay Bride of Frankenstien.  In New York she has performed at Joe’s Pub, Le Poisson Rouge, and the Laurie Beechman. Other credits include the title role of Junie B, in the National Tour of Junie B. Jones.  A Christmas Carol  (The Alley Theatre), A Little Night Music (The Houston Grand Opera) Kiss Me Kate (St. Louis Repatory Theatre). Other Roles include; Ado Annie in Oklahoma, Lucy in Your A Good Man Charlie Brown, and Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors. BFA from Webster Conservatory.

Lauren is a Michigan native who has been in NY for some time now, she has been performing and winning over NYC nightlife for the past 3years! A graduate of The American Musical and Dramatics Academy and the New School she is a well versed and talented performer. She has performed all over the city at such events as Queens Pride, Night of a Thousand stevies, Lips, as well as made her off-broadway debut in a little show called Club La Cage. She’s funny, feisty, and full figured gal ready to take on NYC!!! 

Ashleigh Murray has been in performing arts for 13 years. In 2007, the Mexican food-loving, Middle American native moved to the east coast after high school to study at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.  In 2008, she made her New York stage debut at the Manhattan Theatre Source in “Child of the Movement”. After graduation she began pursuing a career in film. This is her first project with Steven Tylor O’Connor and she couldn’t be more grateful or excited! Ashleigh’s one wish is to live a full, happy life and if it should end suddenly she hopes she goes out choking on a taco.

 Matt Watson hates the third Person. I act, and I love it. Why bore you with that conversation. I enjoy the outdoors, and spending time with the people I love. Here’s one for you- last summer while spearfishing on Block Island with my brother Tucker. We were asked by a fisherman to swim out about 100 yards off the coast and see what he had caught ( he’d been fighting it for 2 hrs). It wasnt till we were 90 yards out that we realized, a. sun / going down, b. a fish to big to land, c. few miles off the coast, d.fuck us its a shark. A good game of rocks paper scissors to see who took the first dive, I sank like a loser to the bottom (with a faithful brother joining me for the ride). A giant american stingray, with a 5ft wingspan, laid just inches below our flippers suctioned to the bottom. On the next dive he was hoovering at eye level , as we both blurted out any profantities that would sqeeze through our filed snorkles. It was thrilling. it was beautiful, it scared the shit out of us. Everyday should hold atleast one swim like that one!

Alex Ringler is a graduate of University of the Arts and a member of Actors Equity Association. Broadway: West Side Story (Swing). Tours: A Chorus Line, 1st Nat’l (Greg); West Side Story, Euro (Action); Cats (Alonzo). As resident choreographer of D’Angora Entertainment Inc. Alex has choreographed the Off-Broadway shows Naked Boys Singing and Icons. Alex is currently appearing as Rip in the new musical Surf going up at the Planet Hollywood Theatre in Las Vegas.