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Written by: Christina Marie Leonard

Directed by: Ray Connelly-Gonzalez


Cast:
Christina Marie Leonard as Brianna
Mona Lee Wylde as Carrie 
Alanna Topps as Alex, Bus Driver
Maddy Zambello as Chelsie, Intern, Waitress
Rishi Arya as Ted
Jackson Gordon as Riley, Officer Doug

Casting by: Monique Kim

Paintings by: Lo Lundeen

Graphic Design by: Ray Connelly-Gonzalez

Sound Design by: Ray Connelly-Gonzalez

Lighting Design by: Ray Connelly-Gonzalez

Projects by: Ray Connelly-Gonzalez

About the Team:

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Director Ray Connelly-Gonzalez is a director, designer, and producer based in Los Angeles who works in film and live entertainment. Ray studied Film and Theatre at Chapman University and has since held various positions on set and off. Most notably, they directed the West Coast premiere of Scenes with Girls, written by Succession's Miriam Battye, and directed Carrie and Francine by Ruby Rae Spiegel. Ray also costume-designed the award-winning feature film SCUBA, which is currently making the festival rounds. 

Christina Marie Leonard is an actress, writer, and comedian originally from Omaha, Nebraska. She moved to Los Angeles after graduating with a BA Degree in Theatre Performance from The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. She studied improv at UCB, Second City, and Groundlings, and has performed stand up comedy at The World Famous Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv, and many other venues in Los Angeles and around the country. She continues to act, perform stand up, and produce theater and film projects including her most recent award winning dark comedy short film Waiting for the Punchline. 

Actress Mona Lee Wylde is a graduate of NYC’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She studied the Meisner Technique from Frances Chaney at the HB Studio, and worked Stanislavski’s Technique in Jack Stehlin’s Master Class while performing in many productions with his New American Theatre Company. Recent television and film highlights include That 90’s Show, Perry Mason, The Driven Series on PassionFlix and VHYes! Mona has also been seen recently on stage in the Off-Broadway production of O’Neill’s Ghosts, Naked Angels/Lost Voices, Separate Beds at Theatre 40, Devil’s Salt and The Oldest Profession at Odyssey Theatre, Lizzy at Ensemble Studio Theatre, Onion Creek at Son of Semele Theatre, and The War of Virginia and Alabama at Hayworth Theatre. 

Rishi Arya is a Montreal born actor/comedian who started his stand-up career in New York, where he studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.  He has also appeared in television shows such as Superstore, Jane The Virgin, Grey’s  Anatomy, NCIS & was a lead in the HBO romantic comedy, In Other Words. He has amassed over 34 Million YouTube views in content he has performed in,  produced by WatchMojo & Dhar Mann studios.

Maddy Zambello is an actor, writer, and director in Los Angeles. She studied at AMDA LA for a BFA in Acting and Performing Arts. Her recent theatre credits include Midsummer Nights and Romeo and Juliet.  

While Alanna Topps graduated with a degree in Political Science and Psychology from Rhodes College, she chose to pursue her dreams of acting in Los Angeles. She trained at Groundlings and Anthony Meindl's Actor Workshop. Her work can be seen in Nation of One, Uncertain Times, and The Haunting at Grady Farms.

Jackson Gordon is excited to perform in his first play in Los Angeles and make his Fringe Fest debut. His last theatre credit was as David in David Rabe's Sticks and Bones for the Contemporary Theatre Boston. Jackson is currently studying with Max Decker over at MAD Acting Studio. When not acting, you can find him on the golf course, at the beach, or in a dark corner thinking about all the mistakes he made in high school.

Looking to see more shows at The Hollywood Fringe festival? Check out some of our Fringe Friends shows below!

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Horatio and Benvolio are going through a lot right now. Like, a LOT. Thank God they have each other. A modern take on survivors of Shakespearean tragedy, WE NEED BETTER FRIENDS examines the importance of someone to count on when sh*t hits the fan.

June 13th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th at The Broadwater Second Stage

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“Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia” centers on two women working to overcome one’s anxiety. Quickly devolving into a scene of catastrophizing, this is a sometimes silly play confronting friendship, trust, fear and growth. Showing at the Hobgoblin Playhouse on June 8, 16 and 23. Use code "NOWHERE" for $4 off.

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A girl, her new best friend, and a real-life dinosaur she accidentally conjured, all go on a quest to kill her high school abuser, or ummm... maybe just tell him off? They haven’t decided yet. Dinosaurs is a brand new workshop about time travel, healing your inner child, and sweet, sweet revenge.

June 11th, 16th, 23rd, 27th and 30th at The Madnani Theater.

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