Cast: Silence! The Musical

In alphabetical order by last name

 

Brandi Bigley

BRANDI BIGLEY (Clarice Shtarling) Brandi is thrilled to be part of this incredibly hilarious cast and crew and to finally have a song about her cunt that's not about her being a cunt. She was recently seen in Cabaret (Sally Bowles) & Caroline, or Change (Rose). Other roles: 9 to 5 (Violet), Hello, Dolly! (Dolly), The Sound of Music (Maria), You Can't Take it With You (Alice), Follies(Young Sally), Man of La Mancha (Antonia), The TomKat Project (Katie Holmes), Circle Mirror Transformation (Theresa), Reasons to be Pretty (Steph), Footloose (Vi), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Muriel), Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit), West Side Story (Anita/ariZoni Award) & Grey Gardens (Little Edie/ariZoni Award). “Thanks to my mom, Kelving, Taylor, Hannah & Pet Cemetery for all the love, laughs, & support. Please note: if you do enjoy the show too much I ask that you kindly refrain from throwing your ejaculate at me. And thanks for supporting local theatre!”

Vinnie Chavez

VINNY CHAVEZ (Lamb) Vinny is happy to finally have a chance to work with Stray Cat. He was most recently seen at Hale in Life Could Be a Dream (Denny) and See How They Run (Clive). Favorite credits: The Little Mermaid (Sebastian), West Side Story (Bernardo, ariZoni nominee), and Me & My Girl (Bill, ariZoni winner) with Hale, 21 Chump Street (Justin) with A/C Theatre Company, A Very Hairy Javelina Holiday (Jose), Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook (Handsome Warren), and The Smartest Girl in the World (Hector) with Childsplay, and Valhalla (King Ludwig, ariZoni nominee) with Nearly Naked Theatre. Vinny is the Program Manager for Arizona Magic of Music & Dance, a non-profit theater program for youth and adults with disabilities. Love to family, friends, and Jeff. www.vinnychavez.com.

Cassie Chilton

CASSIE CHILTON (Lamb) Cassie is so super stoked to be returning for her fourth Stray Cat production (credits: American Idiot, Chicks with Dicks, and The Sparrow). She was most recently seen performing in Phoenix Theatre’s Festival of New American Theatre. Other credits include: Alice in LIZZIE and Narrator in Murder Ballad (A/C Theatre Company), Ilse in Spring Awakening (Phoenix Theatre/Nearly Naked Theatre), Violet in Side Show (Nearly Naked Theatre), and Olive in ...Spelling Bee (Fountain Hills Theatre). Cassie is a frequent singing artist/musician with groups Constellation Cabaret and A Prima Vista. Fun Fact: she is also a 7th grade science teacher! Much love and gratitude to all involved in SILENCE, and to Nate for being such a kickass boyfriend.

David Chorley

DAVID CHORLEY (Buffalo Bill) David is overjoyed to be returning to the stage with Stray Cat, where he was last seen as the head of the Church of Scientology in The TomKat Project, directed by the talented Louis Farber. Local acting credits include roles in Noises Off (Theater Works), Boeing Boeing (MET), Big River (MET) and Fifty Shades of Felt (All Puppet Players). David has more frequently been directing shows with recent productions including Urinetown (MET), Woman in Black (STAGES, OC), Fox on the Fairway(MET), The Emperor’s New Clothes (Valley Youth Theater), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (MET) and Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (All Puppet Players). His most cherished production of all however was his recent wedding to his beautiful wife Chelsea earlier this year. Many thanks to his friends at Stray Cat and this wonderful cast for their continued love and support, “It is such a privilege to be able to create theatre with the likes of you.”

Hector Coris

HECTOR CORIS (Lamb) Stray Cat debut! Hector is a multiple award-winning performer originally from NY, having moved to the Valley in 2011. In AZ, he has been seen primarily in Scottsdale Musical Theater Company productions such as The Producers, Guys & Dolls, ...Forum and many others. Hector’s also performed at Hale Center Theatre, TheaterWorks, MCC and Mesa Encore, among others and is a Zoni-winning director (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Hale). Thanks to the Kitties-In-Power for this opportunity to offend a select margin of the general audience. www.HectorCoris.com.

Ayanna Le Andre

AYANNA LE ANDRE (Lamb) Ayanna is excited to make her debut at Stray Cat! She starred in Sister Act as Deloris Van Cartier (Queen Creek Performing Arts Center QCPAC), Aida as Nehebka (Hale Centre Theatre), Big Fish as The Witch (Mesa Community College), and Hairspray as Motormouth Maybelle (QCPAC). She has studied under Broadway professionals including Jeff Whiting, Laura Osnes, and Robert Hartwell at the Open Jar Institute, an actor training program for Broadway bound performing artists, and she is a student at Mesa Community College. She would like to thank Louis for this wonderful opportunity. 

Devon Mahon

DEVON MAHON (Lamb) Devon is proud to be making his Stray Cat Theatre debut with Silence! the Musical. He graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Theatre with a Performance emphasis and a minor in Electronic Media and Film. By day he is an Academic Advisor at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, and by night he fulfills all of his passions as an artist. Most recent credits include a one man show titled Here Lies Henry as well as Heathers the Musical. Special thanks to the cast, production team, his family, Jon, and friends for their never ending support.

Scott Schmelder

SCOTT SCHMELDER (Lecter) Scott is thrilled to join this insanely talented cast performing at Stray Cat after 14 years since playing Deltoid in their 2004 production of A Clockwork Orange.  Favorite Valley credits include Les Miserables at Phoenix Theater, Quiltmaker’s Gift with Cookie Company, Batboy the Musical at Nearly Naked, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and many others.   When not on stage, he works as a NICU pharmacist for Banner University Medical Center.  Thanks to the team at Stray Cat for the opportunity to play such a delicious character!