Cast & Creative

Victoria Clark


VICTORIA CLARK (Kimberly) has packed a lot into her brief teenage life. Her first Broadway job was understudying in the original production of Sunday in the Park with George in this theater 37 years ago. Since then she has starred in 11 Broadway shows including The Light in the Piazza (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Awards), Sister Act (Tony, Drama Desk noms.), Cinderella (Tony nom.), Gigi (Tony nom.), and many Off-Broadway plays and musicals including Atlantic Theater’s production of Kimberly Akimbo for which she garnered the Lucille Lortel and Outer Critics Circle Awards. TV: Pose, The Blacklist, Almost Family, Homeland, and One Royal Holiday. Clark is also an avid educator and director. Her second solo disc—, a reimagining of Maury Yeston’’s acclaimed song cycle December Songs- expanded for 40-piece orchestra and conducted by longtime collaborator Ted Sperling- is due for release on PS Classics this fall. The last time she was 16, Clark played 71-year old Rebecca Nurse in her high school production of The Crucible. Live while you’re living; we have nothing but this moment. Follow on IG: victoriajclark

Justin Cooley


JUSTIN COOLEY (Seth) is the recipient of Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Antonyo nominations as well as a Theatre World Award and the Clive Barnes Award in recognition of his performance as Seth in last season’s Off-Broadway production. He was part of the 2021 National High School Jimmy Awards and was featured as a finalist. Justin hails from Kansas City, Kansas and is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut.

Steven Boyer


STEVEN BOYER (Buddy) received a Tony nomination, Obie, & Lortel for Hand to God (Broadway, MCC, Ensemble Studio Theater). Broadway: Time & the ConwaysI’m Not Rappaport. Recent Off-Broadway: Kimberly Akimbo(Atlantic), Moscow x6 (MCC), Assassins (Encores), King Lear (The Public), The Explorers Club (MTC), Trevor (Lesser America), Modern Terrorism (Second Stage). TV: “WeCrashed”, “Love Life S2”, “Trial & Error”, “Chicago Fire”, “Prodigal Son”, “FBI”, “The Blacklist”, “The Good Wife”, “High Maintenance”, “OITNB”. Film: upcoming Borderlands, Hustlers, Bridge of Spies, The Wolf of Wall Street, Listen Up Philip. Lead guitarist in the rock band The US Open and member of The Ensemble Studio Theatre. For Dad.

Alli Mauzey


ALLI MAUZEY (Pattie) returns to Kimberly Akimbo having played the role of Pattie in the Atlantic Theater Company production. Broadway: Hello, Dolly! (Ernestina), Wicked (Glinda), Crybaby (Lenora, Drama League Award nomination, Theatre World Award), Hairspray. Off-Broadway/other NY: The Golden Apple (Minerva/City Center Encores!), It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman (Sydney/City Center Encores!), Show Boat (Ellie, New York Philharmonic). Alli is a frequent guest soloist with symphony orchestras worldwide.

Bonnie Milligan


BONNIE MILLIGAN (Debra) won the Lucille Lortel Award and was nominated for a Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League award for her performance in Kimberly Akimbo. Broadway: Head Over Heels (Theatre World award winner, OCC and Drama league nominations). Tour: Kinky Boots (original Pat). Off-Broadway: Promenade, God Bless You Mr. Rosewater (Encores!); Gigantic (Vineyard); TV: Katherine Witherbottom on “Search Party” (HBOMax), “Escape at Dannemora” (Showtime), “Chicago Fire” (NBC), “Happy” (SyFy), “New Amsterdam” (NBC). IG @beltingbons Twitter @beltingbonnie.

Olivia Elease Hardy


OLIVIA ELEASE HARDY (Delia): Prior to the off-Broadway production of Kimberly Akimbo, Olivia toured with the First national Tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical as “Duckling Donna.” Kimberly Akimbo is Olivia’s second professional show and her Broadway debut. Originally from Southern New Jersey, Olivia attended the University of Michigan to earn her BFA in Musical Theatre.

Fernell Hogan


FERNELL HOGAN (Martin) Credits: The Prom (Broadway); Mean Girls (National Tour); For You Paige (TikTok musical); Fernell is overjoyed to return to Kimberly Akimbo after an exciting run at  The Atlantic Theater Company. Huge thanks to his family, friends and the Carson Kolker Organization for their continued love and support! @fernellhogan

Michael Iskander


MICHAEL ISKANDER (Aaron) Broadway Debut! Michael is an Egyptian-born actor. He won The Spirit of the MACY Award for Best Actor in 2019. He also won the special recognition scholarship at the Jimmy Awards in 2019. Michael thanks his family (especially his mother) and the many people in his life supporting him everyday.

Nina White


NINA WHITE (Teresa) is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut in Kimberly Akimbo after originating her role off-Broadway. Endless gratitude to Jeanine, David, Jess, Danny and Craig for their guidance and their trust. Thank you Nicolosi! UMich grad. Upcoming film: A Different Man (A24). To my family and dearest loved ones, this is for you from the bottom of my heart!

Alex Vinh

U/S for Seth, Aaron, Martin

ALEX VINH (Seth, Aaron, Martin u/s). Broadway debut, y’all! Selected theatre credits: Snow in Midsummer (CSC), Kimberly Akimbo (Atlantic Theater Company), and Spring Awakening (TUTS). TV: WeCrashed (Apple TV+) and Only Murders in the Building (Hulu). BFA from TCU. IG: @alexhvinh

Betsy Morgan

Standby for Pattie, Debra

BETSY MORGAN (Pattie, Debra Standby) This is Betsy’s 6th Broadway show. She has spent two decades working with Michael John LaChuisa and recently, PigPen Theatre Company. She was nominated for a Lortel Award for Sweeney Todd and a Jeff Award for The King and I.

Jim Hogan

Standby for Buddy

JIM HOGAN (Buddy Standby)Broadway debut!  National Tours: WaitressThe Phantom of the OperaSpring Awakening.  TV: America’s Got Talent with vocal group T.3 (@t.3official).  Love & thanks to The Telsey Office, CGF Talent, friends, family and Em.  @jimhogan220

Colleen Fitzpatrick

Standby for Kimberly

COLLEEN FITZPATRICK (Standby for Kimberly). Colleen is a Broadway veteran and vocal performance coach with over 30 years experience in theater, film & television. Her New York credits include revivals of Follies, Sunday In The Park With George, Company, Bye Bye Birdie, and 110 in the Shade. She has also appeared in the original Broadway casts of Cats, Into The Woods, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Passion, Lestat, and Road Show (Public).

Colleen is proud to have traveled the country with leading roles in national tours of Into The Woods, Hello Dolly! (w/ Madeline Kahn), Follies (Los Angeles) and as Donna in Mamma Mia! in the #1 Tour. Additionally, Colleen has performed in Merrily We Roll Along, Do Re Mi, Strike Up The Band, & Call Me Madam for City Center Encores!. Other cherished highlights: Mother Courage & Her Children (performing & standby for Meryl Streep) at the Delacort Theater, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk & Les Troyens for the Met Opera as well as Anyone Can Whistle, South Pacific, Sondheim! The Birthday Concert, and A Sondheim Celebration, all at Carnegie Hall. Her onscreen appearances include major motion pictures such as “The Mambo Kings,” “Liar, Liar” & “Naked Gun 2 ½” ; appearing in many soap operas along with multiple “Live from Lincoln Center” performances that continue to be shown worldwide.

Fun Fact: prior to her theater career, Colleen was the frontman in the very successful regional rock n roll band ‘Games’ in Los Angeles for years and whose one album is still appreciated in Europe & Asia. She was Miss Teenage America 1972.

Miguel Gil

U/S for Seth, Aaron, Martin

Miguel Gil (He/Him) / (u/s for Seth, Aaron, Martin) is so excited to make his Broadway Debut! He was born in Caracas, Venezuela and grew up in Orlando, Florida. He would like to thank Shenandoah University, his professors, family and friends. @miguelito.gil 

Skye Alyssa Friedman

U/S for Delia, Teresa

SKYE ALYSSA FRIEDMAN (u/s for Delia, Teresa). Broadway: Annie. Off-Broadway: The Lucky Star (59E59), Kimberly Akimbo (ATC). Regional: The Audience, Billy Elliot, Music ManSound of Music. Pace University BFA Acting student. Eternally grateful for this “great adventure.” IG: @skyealyssafriedman; Twitter: @skyealyssaf

David Lindsay-Abaire

Book, Lyrics, Original Play

DAVID LINDSAY-ABAIRE (Book, Lyrics, Original Play) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, lyricist, and librettist. His play Good People premiered on Broadway and was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play, The Horton Foote Prize, The Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, and two Tony nominations. His previous play Rabbit Hole received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, five Tony nominations, and the Spirit of America Award. David also wrote the book and lyrics for Shrek the Musical (Jeanine Tesori, composer), which was nominated for eight Tonys, four Oliviers, a Grammy, and earned David the Kleban Prize as America’s most promising musical theatre lyricist. David’s other plays include Ripcord, Fuddy Meers, Kimberly Akimbo, Wonder of the World, and A Devil Inside, among others. In addition to his work in theater, David’s screen credits include his film adaptation of Rabbit Hole (starring Nicole Kidman, Oscar nomination), Dreamworks’ Rise of the Guardians, and The Family Fang, among others. He is also, along with Tanya Barfield, Co-Director of the Playwriting Program at the Juilliard School.

Jeanine Tesori


JEANINE TESORI (Music) has written a diverse catalog for Broadway, opera, film, and television. Along with Missy Mazzoli, Ms. Tesori is one of the first female composers commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera. Her musicals include Fun Home (Tony Award, Pulitzer finalist); Soft Power (Pulitzer finalist); Caroline, or Change (Olivier Award); Violet; Shrek; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Twelfth Night. Her operas include Blue (Libretto, Tazewell Thompson); A Blizzard on Marblehead Neck (Tony Kushner); The Lion, The Unicorn and Me (J.D. McClatchy); and the upcoming Grounded (George Brant). In addition to her work as a composer, Tesori is the founding artistic director of New York City Center’s Encores! Off Center Series, a lecturer at Yale University, and most recently the Supervising Vocal Producer for Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story.

Danny Mefford


DANNY MEFFORD’s (Choreographer) choreography includes Dear Evan Hansen (Tony and Olivier Award, Best Musical), Fun Home (Tony Award, Best Musical), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, and The Bridges of Madison County. Off-Broadway, Tour: Much Ado About Nothing and Love’s Labour’s Lost for Shakespeare in the Park, Miss You Like Hell and February House (The Public); Good Person of Szechwan (The Public/Foundry), The Sound of Music international tour, Pump Boys and Dinettes (Encores! Off-Center); Melancholy Play (13P); and Dance Dance Revolution (Les Freres Corbusier). Danny’s choreography has been featured on television in “Dickinson” (Apple+) and “Rise” (NBC). He has received Drama Desk, Astaire, and Lucille Lortel Award nominations. Directing credits include: The Fitzgeralds of St. Paul, Becoming Liv Ullman (NY Fringe), and Wasted (Ars Nova). MFA in Acting: Brown University.

Jessica Stone


JESSICA STONE (Director) worked as an actress on and Off-Broadway, in television, and in film before transitioning to directing. Her directing career began in earnest with her all-male 2010 production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum for the Williamstown Theatre Festival. She has since been directing all over the country at such theaters as The Old Globe, A.C.T, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Huntington Theatre Company, Two River Theatre Company, and the Williamstown Theatre Festival, among others. Productions include As You Like It, Kate Hamill’s Vanity Fair, Barefoot in the Park, Dancing at Lughnasa, Bad Dates, Ken Ludwig’s Robin Hood! (world premiere), Ripcord, Bad Jews, Arms and the Man, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Charlotte’s Web, June Moon, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Absurd Person Singular. As a performer her Broadway credits include Anything Goes, Butley, The Odd Couple, The Smell of the Kill, Design for Living, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Grease.

David Zinn

Scenic Design

DAVID ZINN (Scenic Designer). Broadway: Scenic Design for Funny Girl; The Minutes; Diana; Torch Song; The Humans. Scenic and Costume Design for Choir Boy; Boys in the Band; SpongeBob SquarePants; Amélie; Fun Home; The Last Ship. Costume Design for A Doll’s House Part 2; Airline Highway; Xanadu. Off-Broadway: Playwrights Horizons, Atlantic Theater, Public Theater, New York Theater Workshop, Second Stage, Clubbed Thumb, ERS, Target Margin; Regional and International: A.C.T, Berkeley Rep, Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, CTG, Guthrie Theater, Yale Rep, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, National Theatre and Young Vic (UK), Theater Basel, and the Berlin Staatsoper. Tony, Obie, Drama Desk, Hewes awards.

Kai Harada

Sound Design

KAI HARADA (Sound Design). Broadway: Mr. Saturday Night; Head Over Heels; The Band’s Visit (Tony, Drama Desk Awards); Amélie; Sunday in the Park With George; Allegiance; Gigi; Fun Home; On the Town; First Date; Follies (Tony, Drama Desk Nominations); Million Dollar Quartet. Regional: The Karate Kid; The Bedwetter; Swept Away; Soft Power; Marie: Dancing Still; The Light in the Piazza, Candide; We Live in Cairo, The Black Clown; many musicals at City Center and Kennedy Center. Education: Yale University.

J. Jared Janas

Wig, Hair, and Makeup Design

J. JARED JANAS (Wig, Hair, and Makeup DesignBroadway: & Juliet, How I Learned to Drive, American Buffalo, Jagged Little PillFrankie and Johnny in the Claire de LuneGettin’ the Band Back Together, Bandstand, Indecent, Sunset Boulevard, The Visit, The Real Thing, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Motown, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, All about Me. Recent Off Broadway: Between the LinesPrayer for the French Republic, The Tap Dance Kid, Kimberly Akimbo.

Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew

Lighting Design

JEANETTE OI-SUK YEW (Lighting Design). Award-winning designer for theatre, dance, opera, musicals, music performances and large-scale immersive installation.  NY Times described her designs as “clever” and “inventive”.  Kimberly Akimbo is her Broadway debut.The Nosebleed (LCT3), Gloria: A Life (Daryl Roth Theatre), Golden Shield (MTC), cullud wattah (The Public), american (tele)visions (NYTW), Oratorio For Living Things (Ars Nova), Snow in Midsummer (CSC), Suicide Forest (Ma-Yi), KPOP! (Ars Nova), WILD: A Musical Becoming (A.R.T.), Walden (Theaterworks), Blue (Detroit Opera), Sweetland (The Industry), A Dozen Dream (Engarde Arts).

Lucy Mackinnon

Video Design

LUCY MACKINNON (Video Design) Broadway: A Christmas Carol, How I Learned to Drive, Jagged Little PillThe Rose Tattoo, Lifespan of a FactSix Degrees of Separation, Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening. Recent Off-Broadway: The Bedwetter (Atlantic Theater Company), Unknown Soldier (Playwrights Horizons), The Mother (Atlantic Theater Company), White Noise (The Public Theater), After the Blast (LCT3)The Treasurer (Playwrights Horizons), Yen (MCC).

Sarah Laux

Costume Design

Sarah Laux (Costume Design) Broadway: The Band’s VisitFully CommittedThe Humans. Selected Off Broadway: Wish You Were Here(Playwright’s Horizons); The Wanderer  (Papermill Playhouse); Prayer For The French Republic (MTC); Kimberly AkimboThis Ain’t No Disco,, The Band’s Visit (Atlantic Theater Company); Jerry Springer: The Opera (New Group, Obie Award);  A Play Is A Poem (Taper Theater); Before The Meeting (WTF) Film: Not Okay, The Sixth Reel, Freakshow Television: High FidelityGodfather of Harlem: S2