Meet the Cast
Kelly is an American actor, writer, and film-maker. Kelly was born in rural New Hampshire, where he worked in professional touring Shakespeare. He moved to Liverpool, England to study acting. While there, he laughed many successful arts festivals, and saw two of his written works put to the stage. He just returned to the states and is making his way working in the Big City.
A native Stuart, FL; Amanda graduated from Florida State University. Favorite credits include : Odd Couple: Female Version (Olive), The Producers (Ulla), Cukoo's Nest (Candy Star), Tommy (Mrs. Walker) and Avenue Q (Lucy). She recently starred in Lifelines (Linda) at Manhattan Repertory Theatre. Love to Mom, Pete, & Kev for their endless encouragement.
Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, Hendrick studied Chemical Engineering at Ohio State University. In love with performance, he moved to New York City in 2013 and studied at the Tom Todroff Conservatory. "As a 90's kid it's fun to revisit these times." Favorite credits include Hamlet (Hamlet) The Great Pie Robbery (Vincent Villainueva) Midsummer Nights Dream (Theseus/Oberon) The Music Man (Harold Hill) Guys and Dolls (Lt. Brannigan)
Frankie Gallucci (Adrienne) is thrilled to be collaborating with this team of artists! Frankie is currently playing Audrina in Geeks! The Musical Off-Broadway at St. Luke’s Theatre! Regional stage highlights include Marie in You Love That I’m NOT Your Wife (Dir. Joanne Mosconi),Courtesan in The Comedy of Errors (Delaware Shakespeare Festival), Ado Annie in Oklahoma! (Theater Workshop of Nantucket), Circe in The Odyssey (Temple Theatres) and Kattrin in The Last Plot In Revenge (Brat Productions Philadelphia). TV/Film highlights include Diabolical EP #201 (Investigation Discovery), Sorry Cakes (Food Network), Stomping Ground (Truly Brave Films) and The Picture of Dorian Gray (A&B Production). Frankie has worked as a teaching artist in South Africa, Delaware, Nantucket, Rhode Island and NYC and believes passionately in the ability of art to empower social change. Frankie is a Temple University Musical Theatre/ Acting grad and is currently represented by Glitter Talent Agency. For my crazy Italian fam. www.frankiegallucci.com
Charles Platt is thrilled to be making his New York theatre debut in True Confessions of the Straight Man. Recent works include: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (McCoy Rigby Entertainment) Beatniks (Hollywood Fringe), and Peter Pan (Five Star Theatricals). A graduate UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television’s Ray Bolger Musical Theatre program; Charles is dedicated to bringing joy, passion, and heart to all of his creative pursuits. He is grateful to the constant support of his family, friends, and mentors. IG: @charlesrplatt
Lisa Monde (Susan, Rebecca, Various) - began her acting, singing and directing career in Europe. After touring with various shows and working with renowned European theater companies, she moved to NYC to continue her pursuits. Lisa graduated from the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, and the New York Film Academy. Since then, she has worked Off-Broadway in various plays and musicals. Recent credits include: Dali's Dream (Coco Chanel); Arsene Lupin VS Sherlock Holmes (AJ Raffles Holmes); The Elizabeth Taylor Story (Elizabeth Taylor); " In 2018, Lisa landed a leading role in her first feature film - "The Most Dangerous Man UVX" by Future Proof Productions. The movie is set to premier in October 2019.
Lisa is very excited to be a part of the cast of "True Confessions of The Straight Man," portray several different characters and try her skills in the genre of farce!
Scott M. Lilly
Scott M. Lilly (Male Ensemble) is a visual and graphic artist, theatre director, designer, and performer. A true ‘Jack-of-all-trades’ thespian with a multifarious resumé, he is happy to join the cast of this quirky, colorful comedy. Performance credits include the Emcee in Cabaret (WI), Dorian in The Picture of Dorian Gray (NY), and the titular character in Mooseltoe; the Moosical (1st Natl. Tour). Design credits include The Wedding Singer (VA), Camelot (NC) and Sugar Skull: A Dia de los Muertos Musical Adventure! (Tour). Directing credits: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (NC), Darko Is Somebody (NY), The Sound of Music (NC) and The Wizard of Oz (MI). Check out ScottMLilly.com or follow him on Instagram @DoodlesByScott for more!
Alana DeGregorio (Understudy for Adrienne Kowalski) Alana is a graduate from the New York Company at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts where she originated the role of Sally in the world premiere of Douglas Carter Beane’s musical Me and the Girls alongside Alan Cumming. Since then, she has been featured as a Lady of the Night on Season 3 of The Deuce. Likewise, Alana has also originated the role of Android Eve in First Person Xperience’s production of RED: An Immersive Experience and starred in Kit Goldstein Grant’s musical Where Angels Fear to Tread as Perfetta with the THML Theatre Company. Nevertheless, Alana is extremely delighted to understudy the role of Adrienne in this production of True Confessions of the Straight Man.