Michael Hyland (Artie)
Michael is extremely happy to be making his debut in The Bu and very grateful for the chance to work with such an extraordinary group of folks. His LA theater credits include: Of Equal Measure at The Kirk Douglas Theater, You Can’t Take it With You at Antaeus Theater Company and Little Malcolm at The Long Beach Playhouse. Favorite film and TV credits include A Christmas Carol directed by Robert Zemeckis, Natural Selection, which won Best Film at SXSW, Grey’s Anatomy, Prime Suspect and CSI: Miami.
John Rushing (Donal)
John is happy to be working at the Malibu Playhouse. A recent transplant from Chicago, John’s LA theater credits include: The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Geffen Playhouse), Three Girls Jumping (Naked Angles LA) and Seven Corpses (LA Playwright’s Lab). Favorite Chicago theater credits include: Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (the Artist Colony of Chicago), Equus (RedTwist Theater), The Love of the Nightingale (Red Tape Theater) and Kingsville (original cast, Stage Left Theater). John recently appeared on Nickelodeon’s See Dad Run, and will be appearing with George Eades and Steven Seagal in the feature film, Gutshot Straight. Special thanks goes to Veronica for casting him in this wonderful role, and to his wife and son for putting up with the crazy life of an artist. John is a proud member of Actor’s Equity and SAG-AFTRA.
Graham Sibley (Father Pat)
Graham is a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA and a founding member of IAMA Theatre Company. At EST/LA: Crack Whore Galore – LIVE, House of Gold, Bright Boy. At IAMA: World Premiere productions of Leslye Headland’s Cinephilia and Assistance, Neil LaBute’s Call Back and Christian Durso’s Shiner in New York and Los Angeles. Other LA Theatre: Different Words For The Same Thing (*ws) with Center Theatre Group, Eurydice at A Noise Within. Film/TV: Grey’s Anatomy, The OC, Strong Medicine, Hello My Name Is Frank, Midnight Sex Run, Saving Lincoln, Nanking, Robotropolis, Zombie Honeymoon. In addition to his acting credits, Graham has penned a number of screenplays, plays and short stories including Dog Lovers, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and his first graphic novel called Cirrus: The Red Storm. Education/Training: BFA from Chapman University in Theatre/ Screenwriting. He would like to thank his friends and family for their continual love and support.
Daniel David Stewart (Dominic)
Daniel is thrilled to be making his debut at The Malibu Playhouse. His recent LA credits include Pete in the West coast premiere of The Burnt Part Boys (Third Street Theatre & West Coast Ensemble) Denny in the West Coast premiere of Sixty Miles To Silverlake (IAMA Theatre Company). He originated the roles of Smike in the World Premiere of Little Miss Scrooge (Rubicon Theatre) and The Kid in The Last Days of Mary Stuart (Tilted Field Productions). Other stage credits include Hally in Master Harold…and the Boys (The Rubicon Theatre) (Indy award for leading performance), John Taplow in The Browning Version (LA Theatre Works), Prince John in The Lion in Winter (Ensemble Theatre Company), Wally Webb in Our Town with Helen Hunt (The Broad Stage), Leamy in The Field (Theatre Banshee), Robert in The Drowsy Chaperon (SCPA), Henry in Mad World (Beverly Hills Playhouse), Joseph in Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Rubicon Theatre), Jack in Into The Woods, Matt in The Fantasticks. Film and television credits include The Sound Of Magic,This Just In, Miss Mustard Glade, The Incident(s) at Paradise Bay, The Middle, Goodwin Games, Man Up!, and Cougar Town. Daniel is a proud member of AEA and SagAftra. www.danielstewart.me , Facebook.com/DanielDavidStewart
Rebekah Tripp (Angela)
Rebekah Tripp is a transplant from Chicago. Go Cubs! Rebekah is a company member at the marvelous Antaeus Theatre. Some of her favorite stage roles have been: Lucrece in The Liar, Janet in Peace in Our Time, Nellie in The Fox, and Joyce in Ruffian on the Stair. You can catch Rebekah in a variety of films. She operates under the stage name Dakota Fanning. Rebekah’s magically creative, and funny world has been fostered by her loving support network of friends and family to whom she is eternally grateful. Thanks to Veronica and the Malibu Playhouse crew for this amazing opportunity and to Mr. Roche for writing a piece that is all heart. Love to Munchkin & Hubs. www.rebekahtripp.com