In the title role is Fran de Leon, associate artistic director of Will & Company, whose credits include Dogeaters and 365Days/365Plays (CTG). Her beloved Jason is played by Blake Boyd, who has appeared in over 40 theatre, film and television productions including The Cable Guy and ER. As Jason’s sons are Brendan Bradley, featured in over 100 webisodes and short videos as well as the upcoming A Streetcar Named Desire at LA Opera; and Jeremy Lelliott, artistic director of Coeurage Theatre Company, who has worked in theatre for over 20 years. As their live-in tutor is Juliet Naulin, who had notable TV roles in Power Rangers in Space and Unfabulous.
In a nod to its classic Greek origins, there is a female “chorus” with Hilary Ward, founding member of Chalk Rep, whose recent TV credits include Criminal Minds and Grey’s Anatomy; Stephanie Berlanga, actor and special education teacher, who has performed at Skylight Theatre and Attic Theatre; Marie Ponce, who has worked with Chalk Rep and CASA 0101; Maria Pasquarelli, star of her own web series Makin’ It, who has performed with Watts Village Theater Company. Anjelika Washington will read stage directions.
Playing the reluctant heroine who finds herself in an action-packed D&D adventure is singer/songwriter Jane Lui of Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog: Live! and her own YouTube channel Luieland. As her deceased younger sister is our own Julia Cho of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, most recently seen on Scandal. The cast also includes founder of Gam3rcon Brian Archer and Annalice Heinz from GAM3RS the Play, Paul Dateh (PaulDateh, YouTube), Claire Kaplan (Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog: Live!), Genevieve Lee (Cherry Bomb Comedy, YouTube), Albert Park (The Car Plays, La Jolla Playhouse), Alden Ray (The Neighbors), Cynthia San Luis (Untitled Murder Project 2.0) and singer/dancer NRaca.