Recent New Orleans venues:

French Quarter Festival * City Park Twilight Series

* St. Alphonsus * Allways Lounge * Mimi’s in the Marigny

The Marigny Brasserie * Feelings Cafe

Tony Mandina’s * The Bayou Playhouse * T J Max Convention


Hot Stuff! Bios…

New Orleans icon BECKY ALLEN has appeared in a dazzling array of musicals, comedies, and cabaret shows. She won the 2007 Storer Boone Award for her starring role in "Kimberly Akimbo". Other recent shows include "Boobs! The Musical", "OKRA", "Dirty Blonde", the Fred Palmisano revue "Tunes", and Ricky Graham’s long-running comedy "And the Ball and All". Becky has also appeared in a number of feature films and local television and radio commercials. A multiple recipient of Gambit and New Orleans Magazine favorite actress awards, as well as the Big Easy Lifetime Award. She inspired the Harry Mayronne/Ricky Graham song "Every Day is Mardi Gras in Heaven".



Harry Mayronne’s credits include: "Waiting Around—the Restaurant Musical" (Composer/co-producer/2006 off-Broadway production); Musical Director for the Big Easy Awards. In Berlin he appeared at Bar Jeder Vernunft and the Jewish Museum with the Pfister Sisters and Berliner Ensemble with Nina Hagen (with his self-made marionette of Bertolt Brecht). French Quarter, Satchmo, and International Puppet Festivals. Worked with legendary film actress Mink Stole in her cabaret act in New Orleans. He has recently played solo piano at the Sheraton New Orleans, and with Anäis St. John, at the Hyatt Regency and Windsor Court Hotels.


New Yorker CHRIS WECKLEIN: Original cast member of "The Black & White Blues" (the original title of "Waiting Around"), as well as co-producer of the NYC production. Male vocalist for "Caroling in Jackson Square". For his performance as Max Bialistock in JPAS’ "The Producers", he received a Storer Boone, Ambie, & JPAS Outstanding Actor Award. Other roles: Uncle Max in JPAS’s production of "The Sound of Music", and Mr. Peachum in the acclaimed production of "The Threepenny Opera". Directed "Twenty Years in America" (Le Chat NoNoir and National Arts Club), "Bingo--the Winning Musical" at Allways Theatre, and the Fringe Fest Show "Does Anyone Still Wear a Hat?—a tribute to Elaine Stritch".


French Quarter Festival