ARTHUR ROWAN King Arthur
Arthur is delighted to return to Phoenix Entertainment and the role of King Arthur. He first came to Spamalot after four years working with the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire as a performer, director, and fight choreographer. Before that, he worked with several theaters in the Washington D.C. area, including the Folger Theatre and Avant Bard. Favorite previous credits include: Disney's Beauty and the Beast (The Beast), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Oberon) and Antony & Cleopatra (Octavius). He also currently performs with the Renaissance Musical Duo "Rowan and the Rose." Arthur is a lifelong enthusiast of all things Geek, and is therefore no stranger to quoting Monty Python. Heartfelt thanks to all his friends and especially to his ever-supportive family and his beloved fiance Kelly.
ABIGAIL RAYE Lady of the Lake
Abigail is totally psyched to be joining the Spamalot tour & this amazing cast once again! Originally from Warwick, NY and an American Musical & Dramatic Academy (AMDA) graduate, she has dreamt of performing this role since not being able to shut up as a child. Recent credits include: Clifford the Big Red Dog National Tour, Pippin (The Leading Player), and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Edwin Drood). She would love to thank family & friends for their constant support, Jon, and everyone at Phoenix for giving her this opportunity. I LOVE YOU MOMMY!
GLENN GIRON Patsy
Glenn is overjoyed to revisit the road and role of Patsy after a yearlong hiatus. Native of Santa Fe, NM, he received training in classical ballet and tap from teachers all around the country. Favorite credits include: CATS (Mungojerrie), Swing! (Featured Dancer), 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, The Who’s Tommy and My Fair Lady. All my love to my family, my beautiful fiancée Tara (this won’t be the same without you) and little Niko (dog…not baby). And a huge thanks to Phoenix Entertainment!
ADAM GRABAU Sir Lancelot, The French Taunter, King Ni, Tim the Enchanter
Adam is a lifelong resident of central Maryland and has been featured at multiple regional theatres in the Baltimore/DC area. Favorite credits include: Oklahoma! (Jud Fry), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), The Producers (Franz Liebkind), Little Shop of Horrors (Orin), Noises Off (Lloyd), and Les Miserables (Grantaire/Bamatabois). He has toured internationally throughout eastern China where he appeared in Phoenix Entertainment’s production of FAME - The Musical. He holds degrees in Theatre Performance and Arts Administration from the Maryland Distinguished Arts Scholars Program. His life’s happiness he owes to God, his supportive family and friends and to his beloved wife, Kate.
KASIDY DEVLIN Sir Robin, Brother Maynard
Kasidy is thrilled to be returning to the world of Python for another season. A New York based actor, Kasidy received his training in physical theatre, mime, clown, and mask performance at the 'Dell' Arte International School of Physical Theatre', as well as commedia training with 'In Bocca Al Lupo' in Orvieto, Italy. Kasidy dedicates this performance to all of the great teachers in his life, but especially those who aren't with us anymore: Tom, who introduced me to Python, and Dad.
THOMAS DEMARCUS Mayor, Sir Bedevere, Mother, Black Knight, Father, u/s King Arthur
Tours: The Pajama Game (Hines), Spamalot (10/11) NYC: Iowa '08 (Vineyard Theatre); Eggs (Provincetown Playhouse); For the Love of Miss Bishop (Algonquin). Other: How to Succeed, Little Shop of Horrors, The Glass Menagerie and the short film "Gravy Train". Thomas is also one-third of the creative team behind the acclaimed webseries "30/2010". He has never appeared on "Law & Order", his favorite color is blue, and he loves bookshops. For Mom, Dad, Forrest and TDLMFKVMUD.
JOSHUA TAYLOR HAMILTON Sir Dennis Galahad, Concorde, u/s Black Knight, u/s Father
Joshua is from Cincinnati, Ohio, and began singing in high school and then studied opera at Bowling Green State University. Following school, Joshua moved to Chicago and was a soloist in the operas Carmen and Aida. He then went on as a lead vocalist for Holland America Cruise Line and just finished a production of Rent in San Diego. Joshua is thrilled to be making his debut with Spamalot and would like to thank his parents for their support.
JOE BEUERLEIN Historian, Not Dead Fred, French Guard, Minstrel, Prince Herbert, u/s Sir Lancelot
Joe is totally jazzed to be in his second year on the Spam tour! Recent New York: Othello, Lend Me a Tenor (Gallery Players). Recent Netflix: "Breaking Bad," "Battlestar Galactica." Follow his dramatic, failed attempt at fame at thirtytwentyten.com, then tweet him something delicious @theartfulbadger. Many thanks to Phoenix and Mark for this opportunity!
MATTHEW ALEXANDER Ensemble
Matthew returns for his second season of Spamalot. Previous credits include: Bye Bye Birdie (National Tour), The Drowsy Chaperone (Gateway Playhouse), 42nd Street (Billy Lawlor), The Drowsy Chaperone (George), Dames at Sea (Dick), Gypsy, Anything Goes, Jubilee at Bally's Hotel in Las Vegas and singing aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines. He is an Ohio native and has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Point Park University. Thanks to Mom and Dad and a very special thanks to Mark Minnick Casting for all that you do. Proverbs 3:5-6
BARBARA JO BEDNARCZUK Ensemble
Barbara Jo is so excited to make her national tour debut with Spamalot! Regional credits include: Les Miserables (Eponine), Legally Blonde (Marriott Lincolnshire), Pride and Prejudice (USF), For The Boys (Marriott Lincolnshire), and The Music Man (USF). BFA Musical Theatre- Otterbein University. All of my love to my family and Cody for believing in me, and a special thank you to Suzy and Carole.
KIMBER BENEDICT Ensemble, Dance Captain
A native Jersey Girl, Kimber is thrilled to be back on tour with Spamalot! Regional credits include Guys and Dolls (Vero Beach, FL), Chicago (Ogunquit), Spamalot (Ogunquit), and Introducing Harry Warren (Ryan Rep). She has also performed with Celebrity Cruises, R.Evolucion Latina, and Richard Pierlon. BFA: Dance; Rutgers University. Special thanks to the cast, crew, and Mark for making Spam so amazing. "To Mom, for now, for always."
JASON ELLIOTT BROWN Ensemble, u/s Sir Robin, Not Dead Fred, Prince Herbert
Tour: The Pajama Game (Prez). International: Grease in Istanbul, Turkey. Regional: The Drowsy Chaperone (Flat Rock Playhouse); Annie (West Virginia Public Theatre); Hello, Dolly! (Hangar Theatre); 42nd Street (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse); FAME - The Musical in Atlantic City; Miss Saigon (Carousel Dinner Theatre); A Chorus Line (Porthouse Theatre). BFA Musical Theatre—Wright State University.
MELISSA CHATY Ensemble, u/s Lady of the Lake
Melissa is thrilled to join the cast of Spamalot! She was recently seen in Camelot (Engeman Theatre), The Phantom of the Opera (International Tour), Hello, Dolly! (Fireside Theatre), and soloist for the San Diego Symphony. Melissa was honored to represent her home state, California, at the 2008 Miss America pageant, placing in the Top 8. Much love and many hugs to her family and friends.
CARL DEFORREST HENDIN Ensemble, u/s Sir Galahad, Patsy
Carl is thrilled to be back on tour with Monty Python’s Spamalot! NYC Credits: The Spoon River Project, performed in the historic Green-Wood Cemetery. Regional credits: How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying (J. Pierrepont Finch), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Freddy), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy). He thanks the cast, crew, and Phoenix Entertainment for making this an awesome experience! And also a HUGE thank you to his Mama and Pops and his beautiful girlfriend, Tiffani! Carl is represented by CBU Management. BM Musical Theatre- Oklahoma City University. www.cdhendin.com.
ANDREW LEGGIERI Ensemble, u/s Historian, Minstrel, Sir Bedevere, Mother
Andrew is so happy to be back out on the road with Spamalot. Int’l Tours: Grease (Eugene) in Istanbul, Turkey; FAME - The Musical (Goody) in China; Disney Cruise Line. Regional: Damn Yankees, Cabaret, and The Human Comedy. Other credits include: Parade (Leo Frank), Urinetown and Company. Andrew holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Penn State University. Love and thanks to Cathy Parker, Minnick Casting and my amazing family!
AMY OWENS Ensemble
Amy is elated to be making her national tour debut with Spamalot! Originally from Canada she currently resides in Indianapolis, IN. Credits include: Jubilee! (Las Vegas, NV) Regional: Ragtime, Dreamgirls, Hello Dolly, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Chicago, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Pops Goes Vegas and Yuletide Celebration. Amy has spent five wonderful holiday seasons as a Rockette in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Love to Kris, Mom, Brooke, G-ma and family.
RYAN JACOB WOOD Ensemble
US tour debut! Singer/Dancer onboard Norwegian Cruise Lines for 8 years, Don Arden’s Jubilee! in Las Vegas, and Legends In Concert. Regional: Crazy For You, The Music Man. BFA Musical Theater from Point Park University. Is tickled to be a part of the Phoenix Entertainment family!! Many thanks and love to my family and friends who graciously deal with me never being at home! www.ryanjacobwood.com
ALEC VARCAS Ensemble
Alec is excited to make his touring debut with Spamalot! Raised in a small town in Connecticut and graduating from Quinnipiac University with a marketing degree, he decided to follow his dreams and pursue a future in entertainment. Credits include: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Leaf Coneybear), Next To Normal (Henry), Godspell (Jeffrey), George M!, and Legally Blonde. Thank you to Phoenix Entertainment for this amazing opportunity! A million thanks and a ton of love to my amazing family and friends.