The cast2018-05-06T08:20:24+00:00

THE CAST

KEVIN SPIRTAS | Brian Kevin Spirtas is most recognized around the world as Dr. Craig Wesley from NBC’s Daytime Drama: Days of Our Lives, and the cult classic film sequels: Friday the 13th – Part VII: The New Blood, Subspecies II: The Bloodstone, Subspecies III: The Bloodlust, and Wes Craven’s: The Hills Have Eyes – Part II. Before departing the soap, in 2000, Spirtas played his DAYS character opposite Matt LeBlanc’s Dr. Drake Ramory on FRIENDS: The One That Could Have Been- Part 1. Spirtas went on to win the 2016 Indie Series Award for Best Actor in a drama and Best Actor Emmy nomination for his work as Dominic Delacorte on the digital drama series: Winterthorne. Some of Spirtas’ Broadway credits include: A Chorus Line, Meet Me In St. Louis, and Hairspray, and The Boy From Oz (Stand-by for Hugh Jackman).

MITCHELL ANDERSON

MITCHELL ANDERSON | Jason In 2002, after a nearly 20 year acting career, Mitchell Anderson left show business. He moved to Atlanta and trained as a chef, opening his own restaurant, MetroFresh, in the fall of 2005. He comes out of a 15 year “retirement” to create the role of Jason Addams in After Forever. He is best known on TV for Doogie Howser, MD and Party of Five, Richard Carpenter in The Karen Carpenter Story, and on film, Relax, It’s Just Sex.

DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL

DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL | Paul #2 David Dean Bottrell has played many villains and oddballs on such shows as “Modern Family,” “The Blacklist,” “Mad Men,” “Justified,” “True Blood,” “Bones,” “Castle,” “NCIS,” “Criminal Minds,” “iCarly,” “Longmire,” “Rectify” but is probably best known for playing the creepy peeping tom, “Lincoln Meyer” on season three of “Boston Legal.”

ERIN CHERRY | Brenda received her M.F.A in acting from Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the arts. She is a producer, a private acting coach at Maggie Flanagan studio in New York City, and She is also the host of Sundays with a Cherry on Top. You can follow her on twitter: @Sundayswicherry or @cherryacts, or Instagram: @Cherrynotes or @sundayswithacherryontop. Website: ErinCherry.com. #grateful

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FINN DOUGLAS | Riley started acting at the age of 5. He is very proud to be part of the “After Forever” cast, playing the role of Riley. Finn recently played Charlie Conway in the Netflix Hit Series, House of Cards , season 4 and 5 (2016-17). In 2016, he starred in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes, playing the role of Ben. As a singer Finn’s voice is featured on “Feeding America” with Scarlett Johansson, “Sesame Street Work Shop” and “Stage Star Records” recording of “Peter Pan.

ANITA GILLETTE | Frannie With 14 Broadway credits to her name, Anita was won a Tony nomination for her performance in Neil Simon’s: CHAPTER TWO. She played Tina Fey’s mother in 30 ROCK, Jack Klugman’s wife in QUINCY, Richard Gere’s dance teacher in SHALL WE DANCE, and maybe most memorable as Mona the mistress in MOONSTRUCK. Other Film & Television appearances: BOYS ON THE SIDE, SHE’S THE ONE, BOB ROBERTS, THE GURU, LARGER THAN LIFE, and THE FITZGERALD FAMILY CHRISTMAS, MODERN FAMILY and BLUE BLOODS, ELEMENTARY, CHICAGO MED, CSI and LAW & ORDER SVU. Winner of the prestigious MAC and BISTRO awards for her one woman show AFTER ALL. Anita is a veteran of every game show imaginable and has appeared 50 times as a guest on the TONIGHT show, starring Johnny Carson

CADY-HUFFMAN

CADY HUFFMAN | Lisa is perhaps best known for her Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winning performance as “Ulla” in Mel Brook’s smash hit musical: THE PRODUCERS. Other Broadway credits include: THE NANCE opposite Nathan Lane, for which she received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES, (Tony Nominated) Original LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, STEEL PIER, and Bob Fosse’s BIG DEAL. Currently she can be seen as Sheila Gormley on BLUE BLOODS and on the web series HE’S WITH ME (2016 Indie Series Award winner for Best Guest Appearance in a Comedy) She has starred and recurred on: The Good Wife, Madam Secretary, Master of None, Frasier, Mad About You, all the Law & Order’s, Frasier, Mad About You, and One Life To Live as Dr. Paige Miller (#2).

PETER KIM | Peter Actor, producer and activist in New York City. As an actor, he has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regionally as well as on TV, films and commercials. He is the Associate Producer of NAATCO (National Asian American Theatre Company), Steering Committee member of AAPAC and the co-creator of the Off-Broadway comedy, “SIDES: The Fear is Real”. MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama, BFA from NYU and the recipient of the Lilah Kan Red Socks Award.

ROBERT EMMET LUNNEY | Andrew starred as the Demon in The Exorcist on Fox. Broadway: A Delicate Balance, Born Yesterday, Mauritius, The Graduate, Dancing at Lughnasa. Off-Broadway: Victory, Gary the Thief, Remembering Mr. Maugham, The Dying Gaul. Regional: To Kill a Mockingbird (Ford’s), An American Daughter (Long Wharf), The Homecoming (Olney), Deathtrap (Triad Stage). Film: Julie & Julia. Television: Boardwalk Empire, The Good Wife, Law & Order. Writing: Famous Blue Raincoat, For Nina, An Occurrence At Yankee Stadium, and When You Wake (screenplay).

MIKE McGOWAN | David Broadway: The Book of Mormon, The Producers, The Apple Tree, Ragtime, Grease, and Priscilla…The Queen of the Desert. Off-Broadway: Joan of Arc (Public Theatre – Alex Timbers/director), Grey Gardens (Playwright’s Horizons – director/Michael Grief) Macbeth (Native Aliens), Bernstein’s Mass (Carnegie Hall). National Tours: The Book of Mormon. Film: Unfollow the Rules (opposite Renee Zellweger) Big Words, The Dark Rite, The Producers. Television: Blindspot, The Good Fight, Time After Time, Deadbeat, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Delocated. www.themikemcgowan.com

JIM NEWMAN | Ron is the Cowboy in the world famous Village People. Appeared in the films Daddyhunt the Movie, Love is Strange, the Big Gay Musical and Out Of Sync. Appeared on Broadway in Hands on a Hardbody, Curtains, Minnelli on Minnelli, Steel Pier, Sunset Boulevard and The Who’s Tommy. Appeared on TV/Web series Hustling, Hope and Faith, All My Children, One Life to Live and My Gay Roomate. Made live appearances on Live with Kelly Rippa, Good Morning America, The New Arsenio Hall Show, the View, The Rosie O’Donnell Show and the Tony Awards.>

JONATHAN RAYSON | Mark Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour); A Year with Frog and Toad. National Tour: Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour); Legally Blonde. Off-Broadway: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Adrift in Macao. Regional: Next to Normal (Dan) at Pioneer, Arkansas Rep & Kauffman Center; Mary Poppins (Mr. Banks) at Gateway & Ogunquit; The Full Monty at Fulton & Maine State. TV: Buttons (in post-production). Jonathan’s solo CD, Shiny and New, is available on iTunes. jonathanrayson.com

JAMISON STERN | Paul #1 most recently starred as the evil but not so smart Mr. Tweed in the feature film Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket (Netflix).You can also see him in My Bakery In Brooklyn (On Demand). Other film and TV credits include: Day Zero with Elijah Wood, LAW and ORDER, The Finger Lakes, The Entrepreneurs, and Joke Bitch. His Broadway and National Tour credits include By Jeeves (Bingo Little), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Palm Springs Who), Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour/Orin), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere). In Regional Theatre across the country he has starred in NC Theatre’s: Into the Woods (Baker); Goodspeed’s: La Cage Aux Folles (Zaza); The Human Race Theatre Company’s: Torch Song Trilogy (Arnold); Fulton Theatre’s: Young Frankenstein (Frederic); and Theatre Aspen’s: Chapter Two and Putnam County Spelling Bee.

MICHAEL-URIE

MICHAEL URIE | Daniel attended the Juilliard School in New York City and, in 2002, and won the prestigious John Houseman Prize for Excellence in Classical Theatre. Perhaps most recognized from Television’s: Ugly Betty. He also stared on The Good Wife, Modern Family, and Workaholics to name a few. Theatre audiences know him from Jonathan Tolin’s smash hit comedy: Buyer & Cellar (winner of 2013 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Solo Performance), The Temperamentals (Winner 2010 Theatre World Award & 2010 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Ensemble Performance), and Red Bull Theater’s acclaimed production of: The Government Inspector

LENNY WOLPE | Carl Broadway: Bullets Over Broadway, Wicked, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Sound of Music, Mayor, Into the Light, Copperfield, Onward Victoria. Off-Broadway: Old Jews Telling Jokes, Marry Harry, NY Spring Spectacular at Radio City. National Tours: Wicked, Little Shop, …Forum, Guys and Dolls, South Pacific. Recent regional: The Producers (Maltz Theatre), The Diary of Anne Frank (KC Rep), Presto Change-O (Barrington Stage), War of The Roses (Delaware Theatre). Regional: Show Boat (Goodspeed), Baker’s Wife, Gypsy (Papermill), McCarter, Cape Playhouse, Pasadena, Westport, Pioneer, MUNY, St Louis Rep, Denver Center, TUTS, Pittsburgh CLO, Sacramento, Hollywood Bowl. TV series regular: “Baby Talk,” “You’re the One.” Nearly 100 guest spots ranging from “LA Law,” “ER,” and “Six Feet Under” to “Roseanne,” “The Golden Girls” and “Chapelle’s Show.”

COLLEEN ZENK | Dr. Robbins is best known for her 3-time Emmy nominated role on “As The World Turns” where she portrayed “Barbara Ryan” for 32 years ’78-’10. She is a 2-time oral cancer survivor, National Spokesperson of the Oral Cancer Foundation, and the recipient of numerous humanitarian awards for her activism. Now in her 50th year as a professional actor, singer, dancer, Ms. Zenk continues to work in television, film, and her first love, theater. She lives in Manhattan and is the mother of a blended family of 6 grown-up children, some of whom are in show business.

ALSO…

GRAFTON DOYLE | Masseur is an actor, writer, and producer in Los Angeles. TV credits include: Walk the Prank (Disney) and The Chloe and Sage Chronicles (miniseries). Film: Tug of War (Philipp Hartmann), RegionRat (Grimster Pictures), and Wally’s Will (starring Linda Gray). Improv UCB team MOGWAI! and Sketch comedy Kung Fu Bitches! and Blonde Audition on YouTube. He also founded Pop Up Theater Inc! Theatre credits include: Three Days of Rain (Epsilon Theatre Co.), Spike Heels (Epsilon Theatre Co.), Becky Shaw (Pop Up), Pterodactyls (Pop Up), The American Plan (Academy of Art), The Cottage (Americana Theatre Co.), Give It Back (Atwater Playhouse), The Curious Savage (Mirror Theater Co.).

DAVID EVANS | Accompanist received a Drama Desk Nomination for his score for BIRDS OF PARADISE (written with Winnie Holzman and directed by Arthur Laurents. Other musicals include CHILDREN’S LETTERS TO GOD Off-Brodaway (with Doug Cohen and Stuart Hample), and LOVE COMICS (with Sarah Schlesinger), George Street Playhouse. An accomplished musical director and pianist as well, his credits include recent Broadway revivals of FLOWER DRUM SONG and BELLS ARE RINGING, MARIE CHRISTINE and HELLO AGAIN at Lincoln Center, and HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH, SILLS AND COMPANY and AS THOUSANDS CHEER Off-Broadway. Currently Associate Conductor of the hit musical, WICKED.

ADAM HALPIN | Jeff Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen (Virtual Ensemble), Glory Days. Off-Broadway: Daddy Long Legs, Rent, Dogfight. National Tour: Kinky Boots, Rent. Favorite Regional: The Last 5 Years at Long Wharf, Triangle at Lyric Theatre of OK. Adam’s voice will be featured in the upcoming film The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman. TV/Film: Quantico (ABC), Grind. Cast Recordings: Dear Evan Hansen, Dogfight, Glory Days, A Little Princess.

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HUGH HYSELL | Fred Recent New York stage credits include the 30th Anniversary cast of Perfect Crime, More Than All The World-The Epic Musical (Theater for the New City), My Big Gay Italian Wedding / Funeral (St. Luke’s), Crude The Musical (NYMF 2016) and Villain De Blanks (54 Below). TV: HBO’s Divorce (with Sarah Jessica Parker), TLC’s Suddenly Rich, NBC’s Law and Order. He can be seen in the award winning short films Jaded, Family Meeting and Food Therapy. Hugh is also a Tony Award winning producer for the 2012 smash hit play: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Other producing credits include: Peter and the Starcatcher and Six Degrees of Separation (2017).

LAURI LANDRY

LAURI LANDRY | Janet Television: INSTINCT (CBS/Pilot with Alan Cumming), SIMON & SIMON, TJ HOOKER, ANOTHER WORLD,Broadway: THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, ZOYA’S APARTMENT, National Tours: WEST SIDE STORY, THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER. When Lauri is not residing in New Hampshire raising her beautiful and talented 14 year old son, Lucas, you can find her and traveling the continent as an a licensed private pilot, snow skiing and scuba diving.

SIDNEY MYER | Emcee has been a nightclub manager for 35 years and an award winning performer who has entertained from San Francisco to London.

ERIN LEIGH PECK | Sofia is thrilled to be a part of AFTER FOREVER, after sharing the stage with AF co-creator and star: Kevin Spirtas… during two consecutive New York Musical Theatre Festival seasons. First in 2013 as Frankie in LEGACY FALLS. And in 2014, as Marjorie Meade in MR. CONFIDENTIAL, a role which earned Erin a 2014 Outstanding Performance Award. She has performed on Broadway Broadway (GREASE!; BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS; DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES), Off Broadway (DISENCHANTED, I LOVE YOU YOU’RE PERFECT…; THE TOXIC AVENGER MUSICAL), and on TV, most recently in episode 10 of the current season of BILLIONS on Showtime. Most recently Erin appeared on the NY stage as “Angie” in MOTHERFREAKINGHOOD. Erin’s play MARJORIE GOLD is a contemporary dramedy about postpartum depression. She writes for the AARP’s THE GIRLFRIEND newsletter as well as other online publications.

NANDITA SHENOY | Hostess is an actor-writer living in New York. She starred in her latest play Washer/Dryer last season Off-Broadway after the play premiered in Los Angeles and then Chicago. Other plays have been produced in Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, and Amherst, MA as well as in New York. Her acting credits range from dancing on national tours to Shakespeare festivals to world premieres of new plays by unheard of playwrights. She is a member of the Ma-Yi Writers’ Lab and the Dramatists’ Guild as well as Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA.