Meet The Cast
Recent: A Man Called Otto with Tom Hanks, directed by Marc Forster (Christmas ’22), Gossip Girl streaming on HBO Max, Hail Mary opposite Tina Benko and starring Max Cassella (in post) and Borderland the Opera directed by Mia Walker/by Natalie Elizabeth Weiss. Off Broadway/NYC at The York, The Mint, Project Y, Out of the Box, Indieworks, NYMF, Musicals Tonight!, The Chain and Sonnet Rep. Regional: Matilda/Mrs Wormwood (Virginia Stage), The Dino Musical (The Arden), Steel Magnolias/M’Lynn (Theatre Raleigh), The Next Fairy Tale (Pittsburgh CLO), The Revolutionists/Marie (Maine Public Theatre) and more at www.robyneparrish.com. Other: Opposite Richard Kind and Steve Guttenberg in Feature Help Me, Help You. AEA/SAG-AFTRA. Dramatist Guild. UNCSA graduate.
Brian started his theater career in Trinidad with Trinidad Tent Theatre. Thanks to Helen Camps and all those there who saw something in me. TV includes Law & Order SVU, Gotham, Atlanta, Due Season on BET, and The Politician. Film includes Rare Objects and Trapeze USA. Theater: Night Must Fall, The Lower Depths (Pulse Ensemble Theatre), Macbeth, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, As You Like It. (Harlem Summer Shakespeare) What You Will (Bristol Riverside Theatre), On The Third Day (Barter Theatre). He tours his solo show, W. E. B. Du Bois: A Man For All Times written and directed by Alexa Kelly.
Broadway: Rock of Ages (Hertz), Sweet Charity (Vidal), Sunset Boulevard (DeMIlle), Peter Pan (Hook, filmed)), Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere), Cyrano (Le Bret) Nine, Sunday in the Park with George, Victor Victoria. National Tours: Les Miserables (Javert), Assassins (Booth), Promises Promises (Sheldrake). Numerous Off Broadway including Wintertime at Second Stage, Can Can at City Center Encores! Martin Luther at The Pearl. Many concerts at Town Hall and 54 below among others. TV: guest star on Law & Order, FBI: Most Wanted, Person of Interest, Blacklist, multiple seasons Courage the Cowardly Dog (animated). Lead roles in many regional theatres include: Higgins in My Fair Lady, Quixote in La Mancha (Broadway World nom.) Pulitzer in Newsies (LA Ovation nom.) Lawrence in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Barrymore nom). Mi Vida: Aixa, Aidan, Ana.
Jonathan appeared on Broadway in Jersey Boys, as “Bob Crewe”, a role he performed over 2000 times on National and International Tours. Other New York credits: The Great Divorce, Rothschilds and Sons, Caesar and Cleopatra, Finian’s Rainbow. Tours:The Bodyguard, Into The Woods, Joseph…, Fiddler on the Roof, Forbidden Broadway. Regional: The 39 Steps, Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike, Tammy Faye’s Final Audition, Yiddle With A Fiddle, Loves Labors Lost, Pete N Keely. TV/FIlm: “Succession”, “Sex and the City”,”Due Season”, “After Ella”, and two seasons as Producing Director of the Depot Theatre in Westport, NY.
Bonnie Black is delighted to be working again with Pulse Ensemble Theatre. Credits include the recent Off-Broadway production of “Citizen Wong” with Pan Asian Rep; residency with Trinity Rep; company memberships with the Alley Theatre and Great Lakes Theatre Festival (notably Kate Nickleby in “The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby”. Selected regional and stock theatres: The Old Globe (Blanche in “Brighton Beach Memoirs” and “Broadway Bound”), CATF, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Riverside Theatre (Margrethe Bohr in “Copenhagen”), Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse . Television includes: “FBI”, “Mr. Robot”, “Law & Order”, “Law & Order: CI”.
Russell is thrilled to be making his Pulse Theatre debut as “Max Planck” in STRINGS ATTACHED. Russell’s theatrical highlights include 3 national tours, and several Off-Broadway/NYC and regional theatre performances at Radio City Music Hall, New World Stages, East Broadway Theatre Project, NYMF, Musicals Tonight, East Village Fragments, Riverside Theatre, Lyric Theatre, Ogunquit, Playhouse on the Square, and many more. Russell’s film/television highlights include guest starring on LAW & ORDER: SVU, THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, and THE FUGITIVE CHRONICLES, appearing in the web-series THE LADY YANG, and starring in the films THE LOVE PERMIT and A NEW MAN.
New York: Duet For Three (Amas Music Theater), 2 shows for NYMF (Best Ensemble Award) Regional: Northern Stage, Riverside Theater, Walnut Street Theatre, Portland Stage Company, Barrington Stage, Stamford Theatreworks, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, The Hangar Theater, Flat Rock Playhouse, The Arvada, Arkansas Rep, New Harmony Theatre, Capital Repertory Theater, Ivoryton Playhouse, and The Fulton Theater. TV: The Good Fight, The Equalizer, The Flight Attendant, Mr Robot, The Deuce, Succession, Law & Order SVU, The Tap, Power; Blue Bloods, &All My Children. Film: The Pixie Fighters; Forgetting Sandy Glass.
ALYSSA H. CHASE
Alyssa H. Chase is an actor/singer living in Manhattan and a Theater Breaking Through Barriers company member. Some favorites: Charles Ludlam’s Artificial Jungle(Off-Bway, 1st NYC Revival), Moon Over Buffalo, Don’t Dress for Dinner (The Theater Barn), Period of Adjustment (Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, P-town Tennessee Williams Fest), The Bikinis: A Musical Beach Party (Downstairs Cabaret Theatre), Boston Marriage (New Century), and many films, TV, commercials, and workshops. Smith College and AMDA graduate. www.alyssahchase.com For Vavo.