BLOODY

BLOODY

jessica

fletcher

a musical parody as authorized as a novelist at a crime scene

Book 

Kevin Zak, Josh Lamon  & Phillip Taratula

 

Music & Lyrics

Keith Varney

Additional Music & Lyrics

by  Josh Lamon

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SHOW Highlights

 

MEET The Team

Kevin Zak

Book

More Handsome than you are

Kevin Zak is an actor, writer, and director based in NYC. Off-Broadway: An Evening With Pam Goldberg (Ars Nova), Clinton The Musical (Lucille Lortel nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical), Neurosis, Katie Thompson's R.R.R.E.D., Silence! The Musical. National Tours: Waitress, CATS. Regional: The MUNY, Goodspeed Musicals. Kevin is currently the Associate Choreographer for the second national tour of Waitress. @KevinJZak.

Josh Lamon

Book, Additional

music & lyrics

Dramatic Bari-soprano

TV/FILM: Here Today (Dir. Billy Crystal), Katy Keene, The Blacklist, The Good Fight, 30 Rock, Deadbeat, Inside Amy Schumer and Steve Phoenix: The Untold Story. Broadway: The Prom, Groundhog Day, Finding Neverland, Elf and Hair. Off Broadway: A New Brain (Encores!), Into The Woods (Shakespeare in the Park), Little Miss Sunshine (2nd Stage), Little Me (Encores!) and February House (The Public). You can hear his podcast, ‘Josh Swallows Broadway’, on the Broadway Podcast Network. Composition: Currently working on a new musical with Breedlove and Annaleigh Ashford. Also co-book writer, conceiver and additional music and lyrics for the musical “Bloody Bloody Jessica Fletcher”. You can find Josh and his cats, Sweeney and Toby on Instagram: @Josh.Lamon and also at www.JoshLamon.com 

Phillip Taratula

Book

Keeper of

the wigs

Phillip Taratula is an actor and writer based in NYC.  NY theater credits include: Riddle of the Trilobites (New Victory); Taylor Mac's The Lily's Revenge (HERE); Empire Travel Agency (Woodshed Collective); An Evening with Pam Goldberg (Ars Nova, also scripted); The Deepest Play Ever (New Ohio Theater); Two Gentlemen of Verona (Urban Stages). Regional credits include Disney's Beauty and the Beast (La Mirada Theater; Ovation Award nomination); Scapino; Leading Ladies; Hound of the Baskervilles (Gulfshore Playhouse); Noises Off (Two River Theater); Riddle of the Trilobites (Flint Rep); Out of Sterno (Portland Stage Co.); The King Stag (Williamstown Theatre Festival), others. Film/TV: Almost Love; "High Maintenance," "For Life," "FBI," "The Outs". BFA, Boston University School of the Arts. IG: @ptaratula

Keith Varney

Music

& Lyrics

Token Straight

As a writer he has written Book, Music and Lyrics in various combinations for I GOT FIRED (Dir. Steve Bebout; NYMF, DIMF – Best American Musical, Theater for American Musical Prize), BLOODY, BLOODY JESSICA FLETCHER (Upcoming off-Broadway, NY readings directed by Dan Knechtges; starring Beth Leavel; MT Fest in London starring Harriet Thorpe), ELWAY: THE MUSICAL, THE OTHER SEX (Dir. West Hyler), JOSHUA: THE MUSICAL & PIE EATER. He composed songs for Submissions Only, Hot Mess in Manhattan & Stranger Things: The Musical. As an actor he has performed on tour (Titanic), regionally (Les Miserables, The Full Monty, Forever Plaid, The Producers), NYMF (I Got Fired, Camp Rolling Hills), Fringe (Take One) and in South Korea (I Got Fired, Best Actor in a Musical – DIMF). He is also a horror novelist (The Dead Circle, Beneath The Snow) & podcast host (Out of Practice, Wisdom of One). He has a degree in classical voice from the Eastman School of Music. His solo album “Momentum” was released in January. www.keithvarneywriter.com.

 

DEVELOPMENT History

INDUSTRY

 Reading

Angela: Beth Leavel

Victoria: Lauren Molina

Tom Bosley: Josh Lamon

Dr. Seth Hazlitt: Randy Blair

Mr Drake & Bev: John Treacy Egan

Timmy &  Lulu: Gretchen Wylder

&

Barbara, Mrs Drake, Freddy: Phillip Taratula

D

Director: Dan Knechtges

Musical Dir: Kevin David Thomas

INDUSTRY

 Reading

Angela: Kevin Zak

Victoria: Kara Guy

Tom Bosley: Josh Lamon

Dr. Seth Hazlitt: John Treacy Eagan

Mr Drake & Bev: Allison Guinn

Timmy &  Lulu: Gretchen Wylder

&

Barbara, Mrs Drake, Freddy: Phillip Taratula

Musical Dir: Keith Varney

54 Below

Angela: Kevin Zak

Victoria: Sarah Stiles

Howard: Gideon Glick

Tom Bosley: Josh Lamon

Dr. Seth Hazlitt: John Treacy Eagan

Barbara, Mrs Drake, Freddy: Phillip Taratula

Timmy & Waiter: Gage Steenhagen

&

Mr Drake: Chip Zein

Director: Dan Knechtges

Musical Dir: Keith Varney

PSM: Chet Craft

INDUSTRY

 Reading

Angela: Beth Leavel

Victoria: Emily Walton

Tom Bosley: Josh Lamon

Dr. Seth Hazlitt: Randy Blair

Mr Drake & Bev: Leslie Kritzer

Timmy &  Lulu: Gretchen Wylder

&

Barbara, Mrs Drake, Freddy: Phillip Taratula

D

Director: Dan Knechtges

Musical Dir: Kevin David Thomas

PSM: Ritchard Druther

DEMO 

Recording

Angela: Kevin Zak

Victoria: Jillian Louis

Tom Bosley: Josh Lamon

Dr. Seth Hazlitt: Keith Varney

Mr Drake & Bev: Allison Guinn

Timmy &  Lulu: Gretchen Wylder

&

Barbara, Mrs Drake, Freddy: Phillip Taratula

Musical Dir: Keith Varney

 

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