there is no fate worse than love
In Falling in Love with Mr. Dellamort, the new audio musical, three lost souls receive an unexpected invitation to spend New Year’s Eve at Maison Dellamort: a remote South Carolina guest house with a peculiar yet magnetic host. With its original take on classic themes of unrequited love, mortality and deception, and featuring a stunning cast of Broadway’s most beloved stars, this distinctive audio experience will transport listeners into a world laced with the iconic theremin, Foley-style effects, and an original pop score.
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of Maison Dellamort
EXPLORE THE GROUNDS OF MAISON DELLAMORT
Meet The Cast
JAMES MONROE IGLEHART – he/him (Mr. Dellamort)
A Tony Award winner, Iglehart most recently appeared in two Broadway productions simultaneously – as Lafayette/Jefferson in the smash-hit Hamilton, and as Freestyle Love Supreme’s special guest star. He made his Broadway debut in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and originated the role of Bobby in Broadway’s Memphis. As the Genie in Aladdin, Iglehart won Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. Iglehart’s solo show debut, "How the Heck Did I Get Here?", played two sold-out engagements at 54 Below and concert venues across the country. He recurred on Netflix’s "Maniac" opposite Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” as Coriolanus Burt. James guest starred on “At Home with Amy Sedaris”, “Perfect Harmony”, “Gotham”, "Elementary", “The Good Wife”, and voices Lance Strongbow on Disney’s hit animated show "Tangled." He made his feature debut opposite Richard Gere, Peter Dinklage and Jullianna Margulies in "Three Christs" and will be seen next in the Enchanted sequel, Disenchanted. This, and all things, for his perfect wife Dawn.
COURTNEY REED – she/her (Sue Grimshaw)
Courtney Reed is best known for originating the role of ‘Princess Jasmine’ in Disney's smash Broadway hit Aladdin, in which she received a Grammy Nomination. She was last seen in Lauren Yee’s award-winning play Cambodian Rock Band at The Signature Theatre. She also had the honor of being a part of the closing company of the Tony Award Winning Musical In The Heights, in which she played ‘Carla,’ u/s ‘Nina’ and ‘Vanessa.’ She made her Broadway debut in Mamma Mia!Favorite Regional: ‘Andrea’ in Once on This Island at Papermill Playhouse directed by Thomas Kail. TV/FILM: Liza on Demand, Search Party, The Affair, Law & Order: SVU, White Collar, NYC 22, CSI: NY & Endings, Beginnings. @RhodesReed
LENA HALL – she/her (Rhonda Lipson)
Lena Hal currently stars in TNT’s “Snowpiercer”. A Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee, Hall received critical acclaim for “Becks,” her feature film debut. Following her Tony-winning Broadway run in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Hall portrayed the dual starring roles of Hedwig and Yitzhak in LA and San Francisco. Hall also toured with Josh Groban, originated the role of Nicola in Kinky Boots, and appeared in HBO’s “Girls” and Amazon Prime’s “Good Girls Revolt.” Hall starred opposite Marisa Tomei in the world premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s How To Transcend A Happy Marriage for Lincoln Center Theatre. Hall’s solo revues Sin & Salvation, The Art Of The Audition, Oh! You Pretty Things and The Villa Satori: Growing up Haight Ashbury played sold out shows with rave reviews. Hall’s year-long passion project, Obsessed, pays tribute to her greatest musical inspirations with 12 EP releases accompanied by 54 music videos via YouTube and a live concert tour. www.lenahall.com.
JACKIE HOFFMAN – she/her (Mina Thompson)
Best known for her Emmy nominated role of ‘Mamacita’ from FX’s “Feud: Bette and Joan,” Jackie was most recently seen in the acclaimed Yiddish production of “Fiddler on the Roof” Off-Broadway. She can also be seen in Spectrum's "The Bite," Ryan Murphy’s “The Politician,” and TruTV’s “At Home With Amy Sedaris.” Other credits include “The Other Two,” “Difficult People,” “Gilmore Girls,” “I Shudder,” “Girls,” “Six by Sondheim,” “The New Normal,” “The Good Wife," "Inside Amy Schumer," "Raising Hope," "Melissa and Joey," "On We Go," "30 Rock," "Starved," "Hope and Faith," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Strangers with Candy," "TV Funhouse," "Late Night with Conan O'Brien,” "Soulman" and "Cosby." On Broadway, Hoffman has co-starred in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “On The Town,” “The Addams Family,” “Xanadu” and “Hairspray.” Off-Broadway, Hoffman received a Drama League Award Nomination starring as ‘Princess Winifred’ in “Once Upon A Mattress.” “Jackie Hoffman: Live from Joe's Pub” is available on disc.
TELLY LEUNG – he/him (Barry Scott)
Telly Leung is a New York City native, Broadway performer, recording artist, producer, & theater arts teacher. His Broadway & national touring credits include Aladdin in Disney's "Aladdin" on Broadway, In Transit, Allegiance, Godspell, Rent, Wicked, Pacific Overtures, Flower Drum Song. Television audiences will remember him as Wes the Warbler on “Glee", as well as appearances on "Instinct", “Odd Mom Out,” “Deadbeat” and “Law and Order: Criminal Intent.” He can be heard on many original Broadway cast recordings and has released two solo albums, I’ll Cover You (2012) and Songs for You (2016), and the You Matter EP (2020). Twitter / Instagram: @tellyleung. www.tellyleung.com
GAVIN LEE – he/him (Narrator)
Broadway: Squidward in 'SpongeBob SquarePants -The Broadway Musical' (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award ), Thenadier in 'Les Miserables', Bert in Disney's 'Mary Poppins' (Tony and Olivier nominations, Drama Desk and Theater World Awards). Other theater: Beauty And The Beast (Papermill), How The Grinch Stole Christmas( Madison Square Garden), Showboat (Carnegie Hall), Holiday Inn (World premiere, Goodspeed). London's West End: Top Hat, Mary Poppins, Crazy For You, Peggy Sue Got Married, Me And My Girl, Oklahoma! and Contact. TV: 'Woodford' in White Collar (season six), Little America, Law and Order SVU, The Good Wife.
Meet The Team
JACK FELDSTEIN – he/him (Book & Co-Lyrics / Radio Play Adaptation)
Jack is an award-winning writer and neon animation filmmaker. His almost thirty neon animation films, including The Ecstasy of Gary Green and A Wondrous Film about Emma Brooks have screened worldwide from Lincoln Center and NYC's Angelika Cinema to Rotterdam International Film Festival and Sydney International Film Festival. As a writer, his playscripts including A House Like Any Other, The Confessions of Peter McDowell and The Process have won prizes in Australia, Britain and the USA. His playscript of Three Months with Pook was a finalist in the BBC International Play Competition and winner of the TRU VOICES COMPETITION in New York. His plays have been staged with many productions in Australia, New York and the USA. Originally from Australia, he lives in NYC and developed many of his plays at Workshop Theater in Midtown where he was an artist member.
PAUL DOUST - he/him (Music & Co-Lyrics / Additional Orchestrations / Arrangements)
Paul is an award-winning composer for stage and screen and the composer of the world’s first Theremin-based musical: Falling in Love with Mr. Dellamort. Paulʼs TV credits include Pawn Stars, Catfish and Chrisley Knows Best. He also wrote original music for Google Waymo, LPGA and Morgan Stanley, among other recent advertising campaigns. Paul is also a renowned choral composer and arranger. He released his debut album Reinventions in 2019.
ELLA JANE NEW – she/her (Director)
Ella Jane New is an award-winning theatre and filmmaker. She began her career as development coordinator at Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures, working on commercially successful theatre and films. Ella's directing credits include, THE FEAST by Gur Arie Piepkovitz at George Wood Theatre, NY premiere of SIX CORNERS by Emmy Nominated Keith Huff, Jack Feldstein's THREE MONTHS WITH POOK at SOHO Playhouse, FALLING IN LOVE WITH MR DELLAMORT at The Slipper Room, and CHASING THE RIVER by Jean Dobie Geibel at Chain Theatre. Ella currently serves as the director of the Chain Playwriting Lab. Ella was raised across the globe in Barbados, Uganda, Kenya and England. She has her MFA from University of London and is based in New York City.
LENA GABRIELLE – she/her (Music Supervisions & Orchestrations / Arrangements)
Lena is a music director, arranger/orchestrator, composer/lyricist, and performer specializing in new works development. Favorite NYC and regional credits include "Emojiland" (NYT Critics Pick January 2020) “You, Me, I, We”, “Endangered!”, “The Most Miserable Christmas Tree,” “New York Animals,” “Aida,” “The Full Monty,” and “A Taste of Things to Come." As an advocate for mental health awareness, Lena continues to develop her musical about living with and embracing mental illness. lenagabriellemusic.com
CRICKET S. MYERS – she/her (Sound Designer)
On Broadway, Cricket earned a Tony Nomination and a Drama Desk Award for her design of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. Regional designs include La Jolla Playhouse, The Ahmanson, The Mark Taper Forum, South Coast Rep, KCRep, The Kirk Douglas Theater, Pasadena Playhouse, and the Geffen Theater. She has earned 24 Ovation Nominations, as well as winning The Ruth Morley Award from the League of Professional Theatre Women. www.cricketsmyers.com
EISENBERG/BEANS CASTING (Casting Director)
Eisenberg/Beans Casting is a fast-paced casting office for theatre, film, television, and new media. Daryl (she/her) and Ally (she/her) create a comfortable space for actors to take risks and re-imagine their potential as artists in a progressing industry. Eisenberg/Beans Casting connects talent to clients with thoughtfulness and vision while maintaining an efficient and enjoyable process for the artists on both sides of the table. We pride ourselves on finding diverse, top-notch talent for projects of all scopes and sizes. We have cast musicals and plays on and off Broadway and across the country, at all stages of development. Our films have played major festivals such as Tribeca, TIFF, SXSW, San Diego, Cleveland, Atlanta, Soho, and have received distribution on major networks and streaming platforms. Casting for film, television, theatre, and new media. Highlights include...Broadway: Gettin’ The Band Back Together. New York Theatre: Bedlam, Cherry Lane's Mentor Project,Wheelhouse Theatre Co, New York Theatre Barn, Altar Boyz, Baghdaddy (NYTimes Critics Pick), and more. Regional: Heartbreak Hotel (Broadway in Chicago), Dallas Theater Center, Folger Theatre, Cape Cod Theatre Project, WaterTower Theatre, Norwegian Cruise Line, Tenors of Rock. Film/TV: The MisEducation of Bindu, Shadows (HBO), Hands That Bind, A Case of Blue, Lapham Rising, Hungry Dog Blues, Timberwood, Mulligan, User Zero. New Media: Limetown (Apple Podcasts), City of Ghosts. . www.ebcastingco.com. IG: @EBCastingCo. Twitter: @EBCastingCo
Ellie Handel – she/her (Production Stage Manager)
Ellie is a NY-based actor, director, and stage manager with a passion for cultivating new plays and musicals. She recently directed the virtual musical The Aviatrix and ASM’d the virtual workshop of NY City Center’s Change Partners. Stage Management: Emojiland, Endangered! The Musical, Scarlet Savior & The Great Cat Massacre. Directing: Aussie Song, The Mezzino, Reunion '69 & '85 (AD). Upcoming: Puffs (Premiere Virtual Production). Proud AEA member. NYU Tisch BFA in Drama. For Mom, Dad, & Sophie. www.EllieHandel.com.
VISCERAL ENTERTAINMENT (Executive Producer & General Management)
Visceral Entertainment: founded and operated by Michael Chase Gosselin (he/him) and Tim Sulka (he/him), has executive produced four consecutive NY Times Critics’ Picks, including Emojiland, Midnight at The Never Get, Life Sucks and Happy Birthday, Wanda June. Visceral’s shows have received and been nominated for Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Outer Critic’s Circle, Off-Broadway Alliance, Bistro & MAC Awards. Additional highlights: Period Piece, Money Talks, Endangered!, The Wrong Box, The First Annual Trump Family Special, LadyShip, Till: A Musical, Alive! The Zombie Musical, Confidence (and The Speech) and the 2019 10th Anniversary Album of Disenchanted! The Musical. In 2021, Danny Salles (he/him) joined the Visceral team as Associate Producer.
YESBROADWAY (Social Media & Influencer Marketing)
YesBroadway is a media and marketing agency that champions fresh and exciting theater that helps theatergoers navigate Broadway, NYC theater, and theater all over the world. Clients include Be More Chill, Emojiland, and over 15 other Broadway shows as well as several Off-Broadway theater companies and theater-adjacent brands. @yesbroadway
RICHARD HILLMAN PUBLIC RELATIONS (Press Representative)
Located in midtown Manhattan, Richard Hillman PR is a boutique agency specializing in press, public relations, and media campaigns for theatrical stage productions, cabaret, music recordings, personal celebrity press, institutional, and special events, providing a personal on-hands approach to meeting client goals through creative planning and strategy. With over 20 years of experience working on commercial and not-for profit productions on Broadway and Off Broadway, RHPR strives to develop a strong working relationship with clients to foster an awareness of identity across all media platforms that include print, online, television and radio. RHPR works hand-in-hand with advertising, marketing and social media resources to effectively develop creative media campaigns suited to individual client needs.
TONY CASTRIGNO – he/him (Producer)
Tony is an experience/d creative design director, producer and event strategist, dedicated to creating meaningful theatre, live events, and experiences that connect with an audience, in a variety of formats - live and virtual. After a long career designing scenery and lighting, he has turned his energy to supporting other artists in bringing their projects to life. In addition to Dellamort, he and partner Mark Rubinsky are in production on a national tour of a one man show, the new musical RADIO 930 and creating an exciting new learning and arts venue called The Performary. I am forever grateful to my family for their support.
MARK RUBINSKY – he/him (Producer)
Beginning his career as a Stage Manager on and off Broadway (Agnes Of God, Tap Dance Kid, Peg, Alone Together, Phantom of The Opera and many more), Mark became a Corporate Executive and Creative Producer motivating thousands of franchise owners and sales associates to sell Hamburgers, Jet Planes, Computers, Cars, Bulldozers, and lots and lots of drugs. In 2004 he Produced a six month run of the multi-media/ live production of “Alexander Hamilton: In Worlds Unknown ” at the NY Historical Society (The year prior to the slightly more famous Hamilton). Mark produced a workshop of Ballroom Rocks, a Tour of They Called it Rock, and is currently a Co-Producer of an exciting new musical, Radio 930. He chairs the Board of Directors of the non-profit Works In ProgressNYC.
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