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Meet the Cast of KIMBERLY AKIMBO, Beginning Previews Tonight!

Meet the Cast of KIMBERLY AKIMBO, Beginning Previews Tonight!

Kimberly Akimbo begins previews on Broadway tonight, October 12, and officially opens November 10th. 

Kimberly Akimbo begins previews on Broadway tonight, October 12, and officially opens November 10th.

Kim is a bright and funny Jersey teen, who happens to look like a 72-year-old lady. And yet her aging condition may be the least of her problems. Forced to maneuver family secrets, borderline personalities, and possible felony charges, Kim is determined to find happiness in a world where not even time is on her side.

Kimberly Akimbo features a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori. It is based on the critically acclaimed play of the same name by David Lindsay-Abaire, choreographed by Danny Mefford, and directed by Jessica Stone.


Kimberly Akimbo

Victoria Clark (Kimberly)

is a Tony Award-winning actress, director and educator. Victoria's experience spans across classical and contemporary idioms, encompassing both existing and new work, in plays, musicals, opera, film, and television. Acting: Twelve Broadway shows, including The Light in the Piazza (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle awards), Gigi (Tony, Helen Hayes nominations), Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Tony, Outer Critics Circle nominations), and Sister Act (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations). Off-Broadway: When the Rain Stops Falling (Drama Desk nomination), A Prayer for My Enemy, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, The Agony and the Agony, Marathon Dancing, Follies (L.A.), Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, and Katisha in The Mikado, both at Carnegie Hall. International: Madame Sousatzska in Sousatzska. Film: The Happening, Cradle Will Rock, One Royal Holiday, Wanderland, Archeology of a Woman, Harvest, Tickling Leo, Main Street. Television: "Pose," "The Blacklist," "Almost Family," "Law & Order/SVU," "The Good Wife," "Mercy," and "Homeland." Directing: The Dance of Death by August Strindberg (Classic Stage Company); "Come to Jesus," for MasterVoices' virtual production of Adam Guettel's Myths and Hymns; Scaffolding by Jeff Blumenkrantz starring Rebecca Luker for Premieres! (Barrow Group Theater); Paper Piano by Mary Jo Shen (Joe's Pub); Hansel and Gretl and Heidi And Günther (Village Theater Festival of New Musicals); Newton's Cradle, NAMT Festival, (Best Director); The Trouble With Doug (Fredericia Theater, Denmark); The Impresario (Philadelphia Opera Theater); Eight productions for Texas Opera Theater, the touring arm of Houston Grand Opera.

Kimberly AkimboJustin Cooley (Seth)

will be making his Broadway debut with this production, after originating the role of Seth in the off-Broadway world premiere. A musical theatre student at Texas Christian University from Kansas City, he was a part of the 2021 Jimmy Awards and was featured as a finalist. He has starred in several shows around the Kansas City Metro area and his high school Olathe East. Recent credits include Dmitry in Anastasia, Dennis in All Shook Up, and Terk in Tarzan.

Kimberly AkimboSteven Boyer (Buddy)

recurs on the second season of the HBO Max series, "Love Life." Steven starred in the NBC comedy "Trial and Error" and can be seen in the upcoming feature film, Borderlands. Boyer was nominated for a Tony Award for the Broadway run of Hand to God¸ as well as an OBIE and a Lucille Lortel Award for his work in the show's off-Broadway production. Named "one of the Future Legends of the NY Theatre" by Time Out NY, Steven recently starred in Assassins which was a part of the Encores Off-Center series, as well as MTC's The Explorer's Club and Second Stage's production of Modern Terrorism. He also played the title role of Trevor in Nick Jones' darkly funny Trevor, performed with Lesser America. In addition to his work in the theater, Boyer has appeared in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies, Martin Scorsese's film The Wolf of Wall Street, and Hustlers starring Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu. Boyer recently recurred on the NBC series "Chicago Fire" and has appeared in such TV series as "Blacklist," "Orange Is the New Black," "The Good Wife," "The Crazy Ones," "Louie," "Mom," "Person of Interest," "Law & Order," and "Ed." He starred in and produced "The Share," an independent web sitcom pilot from Emily Chadick Weiss. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School and is also a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre.

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Alli Mauzey (Pattie)

returns to Kimberly Akimbo having portrayed the role of Pattie off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company. Broadway: Hello, Dolly! (Ernestina), Wicked (Glinda), Cry Baby (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 Centers Encores), Show Boat (Ellie, NY Philharmonic). Alli is a frequent guest soloist with symphony orchestras worldwide.

Kimberly AkimboBonnie Milligan (Debra)

was nominated by both the Drama League and the Outer Critics Circle for her Broadway debut in Head Over Heels, for which she also won the Theatre World Award. First National Tour: original Pat in Kinky Boots. Off-Broadway: Promenade and God Bless You Mr. Rosewater (Encores!); Gigantic (Vineyard Theatre); Jasper in Deadland (Prospect Theater). Television: recurring as Katherine Witherbottom on "Search Party" (HBO Max) and Bitsy on "Escape at Dannemora" (Showtime), "Chicago Fire" (NBC), and "Happy" (SyFy). Instagram - @beltingbons; Twitter - @beltingbonnie.

Kimberly AkimboOlivia 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 first time originating a role. Originally from Southern New Jersey, Olivia attended the University of Michigan to earn her BFA in Musical Theatre. This production will be her Broadway debut.

Kimberly AkimboFernell Hogan (Martin)

is a Houston native. Previous credits include: The Prom (Broadway) and Mean Girls (First National Tour). He is a graduate of Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. @fernellhogan.

Kimberly AkimboMichael Iskander (Aaron)

was born in Egypt and came to the United States when he was nine. He started learning English after coming to the U.S. Michael enjoys playing piano and guitar and writes/produces songs in his free time. Michael was honored to win the regional awards program Spirit of the M.A.C.Y. Awards in Orange County for his portrayal of Usnavi in In The Heights, as well as the Special Recognition Award at the Jimmy Awards. Kimberly Akimbo will be Michael's Broadway debut.

Nina White2Nina White (Teresa)

will make her Broadway debut in Kimberly Akimbo. Prior credits include Sister Mary Robert in Sister Act (Music Theatre Wichita), Kristina in 2AZ (The Purple Rose Theatre Company), and Mother Teresa in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Univ. Of Michigan). Nina is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan.

Alex Vinh (U/S for Seth, Aaron, Martin)

Broadway debut! Off Broadway: Snow in Midsummer (Classic Stage Company) and Kimberly Akimbo (Atlantic Theater Company). Selected regional credits: Spring Awakening (Theatre Under the Stars), Office Hour (Circle Theatre), and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mill Mountain Theatre). TV: WeCrashed (Apple TV+) and Only Murders in the Building (Hulu). BFA from Texas Christian University. Endless gratitude to family, friends, the team at Bloc, and the Telsey Office. IG: @alexhvinh.

Kimberly AkimboBetsy Morgan (Standby for Pattie, Debra)

Broadway credits include The King and I, Les Miserables, A Little Night Music, The Little Mermaid, and High Fidelity. Off-Broadway credits include Sweeney Todd (Barrow Street Theatre, Lucille Lortel Award nomination), Found (Atlantic Theater Company), and The Fantasticks. TV credits include "Flight of the Conchords." Betsy has spent two decades working with Michael John LaChuisa, performing in Bernarda Alba, Giant, First Daughter Suite, Rain, and An American Eclipse. Most recently, she was seen in PigPen Theatre Company's production of The Tale of Despereaux at The Old Globe and Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

Kimberly AkimboJim Hogan (Standby for Buddy)

Broadway debut! National Tours: Waitress, The Phantom of the Opera, Spring Awakening. Jim is a member of T.3 (@t.3official), a viral internet sensation vocal group featured on NBC's "America's Got Talent." Regional: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Voice of Quasimodo with John McGinty, Sacramento Music Circus). Film: The Seagull. Jim appears regularly as a soloist with Symphony Orchestras across the US and Canada. Training: Penn State University. Love and thanks to Craig & Ally at The Telsey Office, CGF Talent, friends, family and Em. @jimhogan220

Kimberly AkimboColleen 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.

Kimberly AkimboMiguel Gil (U/S for Seth, Aaron, Martin)

is so incredibly honored and excited to make his Broadway Debut! He was born in Caracas, Venezuela and moved to Orlando, Florida where he grew up. Miguel was a 2021 Jimmy Awards nominee. Most recently he was Amos Hart in CHICAGO at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. He would like to thank Shenandoah University for helping him grow as a performer, all of the amazing professors who helped shape him as a person, and his family and friends for loving him unconditionally. @miguelito.gil

Kimberly AkimboSkye Alyssa Friedman (U/S for Delia, Teresa)

Broadway: Annie (w/ James Lapine and Andy Blankenbuehler). Off-Broadway: The Lucky Star (59E59), Kimberly Akimbo (Atlantic Theater Company). Regional: The Audience, Billy Elliot, The Music Man, The Sound of Music. TV: I Am Frankie (Nickelodeon); Short Films: Mute, We're Gonna Come Back, Pocha. Current BFA Acting student at Pace University's School of Performing Arts. Proud member of Actors' Equity Association. Many thanks to Nancy, Bonnie, Craig & The Telsey Office, my PPA professors, the incredible Kimberly Akimbo team, and my friends and family! Eternally grateful for this "great adventure." IG: @skyealyssafriedman; Twitter: @skyealyssaf


Photo Credit: Kimberly Akimbo, https://kimberlyakimbothemusical.com/cast-creative/


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