Felicia Finley

Earlene

Felicia’s Broadway debut was Smokey Joe’s Café. Original Companies: The Wedding Singer, The Life, Lippa’s The Wild Party, Bubbly Black Girl… Felicia released her solo debut album, Great Mood for a Tuesday to critical acclaim (you can get on iTunes). She gives her love to her husband, Paul Stancato.

Jessica Jain

Santine

Jessica is thrilled to make her NYMF debut! Favorite Credits Include: Pitch Perfect, A Free Man of Color (Marjorie), The Metal Children (Vera), Godspell, August: Osage County (Johanna). Proud graduate of the Louisiana State M.F.A. acting program. Love to her scrabble coaches: Momma, Poppa, and Sean, and Buddy. jessicajain.com.

Travis Kent

Neil

Broadway: Disaster! (Workman/Chef, U/S Chad). NYC: Pyre Cantata(Polyneices; world premier), My First Time: Live + Unprotected at 54 Below, Ryan Scott Oliver’sAmerican Songbook at Lincoln Center. Graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Product of Colorado. Thanks + love to my Andersons! traviskent.co @travis__kent

Nathan Lucrezio

Jay

Nathan Lucrezio is thrilled to be a part of The Last Word. Currently he is in Aladdin on Broadway. Credits: Cinderella (Broadway), Man of La Mancha (Shakespeare Theatre Company), A Chorus Line (National Tour), Smash (NBC), Lotte Lenya Competition (Emerging Talent Award). BFA from Penn State. www.nathanlucrezio.com @nathanlucrezio

MJ Rodriguez

Carlise

Mj is known for her role as Angel in the 2011 revival of RENT The Musical. Since then, she has made appearances in Nurse Jackie, Carrie Diaries, and the new Netflix series Luke Cage. Mj is very pleased to be joining this awesome cast of The Last Word. Instagram and Twitter: MjRodriguez7
Facebook Fanpage: MJRFanPage

Philip Jackson Smith

Benny

Philip Jackson Smith is thrilled to join the cast of The Last Word 6 years after his NYMF debut in “Oklahomo” (Dave). Previous credits include “Mozart in the Jungle” (Mike, current) and “Hello Out There” (David, Goodspeed Musicals). Hartt School Class of 2010. Always thank you to my family, and my best friend, Bark Wahlberg.

Amanda Braun

Ensemble

Amanda Braun is excited to be joining the cast and creative team for The Last Word! National Tours: Catch Me If You Can (1stNational), Joseph…Dreamcoat  directed by Andy Blankenbuehler, and Elf the Musical at MSG. Trainer at AKT InMotion. Thanks to Nick and Michael for this opportunity!

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Kristian Espiritu

Ensemble

Recent credits: Here Lies Love (Ensemble/Soloist/Interviewer) at The Public Theater, Little Shop of Horrors (Crystal) at Music Theatre Of Connecticut. Kristian is also the front woman of the band Over The Pass, a regular singer in LezCab, and involved in other music projects within the city. Thanks to the TLW team for this opportunity.

Michael Graceffa

Billy Joe 1 + Ensemble

Michael is ecstatic to make his NYMF debut with The Last Word! National Tours: Matilda (Rudolpho), Catch Me If You Can. Regional: Signature Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, PittsburghCLO, Music Theatre Wichita, Maine State Music Theatre, Fulton Theatre, Westchester Broadway and more. Proud Vassar alum. Thanks to Mom, Dad, and blocNYC.

Haley Hannah

Ensemble

HALEY HANNAH  NYMF debut! Broadway: Bring It On(u/s Campbell/Eva).  1st National Tours: Flashdance (u/s Alex), Bring It On.  NYC: A Bronx Tale.  Selected Regional: Annette in Saturday Night Fever (Ogunquit Playhouse/Gateway Playhouse), Cutman: A Boxing Musical(Goodspeed).  TV: Good Morning America(singer for Demi Lovato, Jonas Brothers), American Comedy Awards (dancer for Akon, Lonely Island).  BFA University of Michigan.

Kit Treece

Billy Joe 2 + Ensemble

Kit Treece was last seen in Mariah MacCarthy’s searing “Until She Claws Her Way Out”, presented as part of the Ensemble Studio Theatre’s 35th Marathon of One-Act Plays after completing a run at Radio City Music Hall understudying Derek Hough in the New York Spring Spectacular. National Tours: A Chorus Line (Bobby), Hairspray. Regional Theater Credits include The Rocky Horror Showat San Diego’s Old Globe, Mame at Goodspeed Opera House, A Christmas Carol at Hartford Stage Co., West Side Story at Gateway Playhouse (Riff), Chicago at North Shore Music Theatre (Fred Casely) and My Fair Lady at The Monomoy Theatre (Freddy Eynesford-Hill). Graduate of the Hartt School.