29 – Olivia Valli, Actor/Podcaster

29 – Olivia Valli, Actor/Podcaster

Olivia Valli is a performer based in New York City. Upon graduating from Montclair State University with a BFA in Musical Theatre, Olivia booked her first professional gig — the Elphaba understudy for the Wicked Second National Tour! Most recently, Olivia was seen in the Off-Broadway production of Jersey Boys where she played her own grandmother, Mary Delgado.

28 – Max Vernon, Composer/Lyricist/Playwright/Performer

28 – Max Vernon, Composer/Lyricist/Playwright/Performer

Max Vernon (Book, Music & Lyrics) is a 3 time Drama Desk nominee, Out100 Honoree, and recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, Richard Rodgers Award, Jonathan Larson Grant, New York Stage and Film’s Founders Award, New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship, and the JFund Award from the Jerome Foundation. They have been a Dramatist Guild Theatre Fellow, MacDowell Fellow, and an artist in residence at Berkeley Rep, Ars Nova, Kimmel Center (viaThe Public Theater), Disney Creative Entertainment, and Rhinebeck Writer’s Retreat, among others. Their musical, The View UpStairs, ran 105 performances Off-Broadway and will have sixteen new productions around the world in 2017-2019; original cast recording on Broadway Records. Their other musical, KPOP, enjoyed a sold-out, extended run at Ars Nova this past October and was the most nominated Off-Broadway show of the 2017-2018 season. Max is also an acclaimed cabaret artist. Notable concert performances include a sold out 6 month residency at Joe’s Pub of the Public Theater (“Existential Life Crisis Lullaby”), Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. www.maxvernon.com

26 – Margo Seibert, Actor/Singer-Songwriter

26 – Margo Seibert, Actor/Singer-Songwriter

Margo Seibert has proven herself to be a uniquely captivating and versatile performer, writer, and activist. After originating the role of “Jane” in Broadway’s first a cappella musical, IN TRANSIT, she recently co-starred in Dave Malloy’s world premiere OCTET at Signature Theatre in New York and released her debut album “77th Street”on Yellow Sound Label . She is perhaps best known for her critically acclaimed performance as “Adrian” in the Broadway musical ROCKY.

25 – Tommy Nolan, Technical Theatre Educator/Internet Personality

25 – Tommy Nolan, Technical Theatre Educator/Internet Personality

Tommy is a high school theatre teacher by day and musical theatre YouTuber by night (youtube.com/musicalmash). He’s been uncontrollably excited about musical theatre ever since his grandmother gifted him a VHS box set of MGM’s “That’s Entertainment” for his seventh birthday. A fervent musical theatre analyst, Tommy enjoys the entire spectrum of shows – from the golden oldie toe-tappers to newfangled pop-rock pseudo-operas. If he’s not in a theatre or enjoying the latest cast album, you can find him hiking the greater Rocky Mountain trails, playing board games with friends, or belting Merman at the local piano bar.

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