John Rubinstein | NARRATOR
Broadway: originated title role in Pippin (1972), Children of a Lesser God (Tony Award & Drama Desk), The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Ragtime, Hurlyburly, M. Butterfly, Fools, Love Letters, Pippin (revival, 2014). Currently appearing as Grandpa Joe in the new Broadway musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Off-B’way/regional: Counsellor-at- Law (Lucille Lortel Award, Ovation, LA Drama Critics' Circle Awards), Wicked (L.A.). 30 films; two TV series: “Family,” (Emmy nomination), “Crazy Like A Fox,” 300 TV episodes. Stage and TV director; film composer and conductor; college professor (USC); audiobook narrator (Audiophile Award); married to Bonnie Burgess; father of Jessica, Michael, Peter, Jacob, and Max.
Jesse Einstein | RICHARD LEVINE
Jesse Einstein is a producer, filmmaker, and actor living in Los Angeles. His passion for storytelling began with local productions in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, and continued in Toronto, Canada, where he acted in and produced shows at the Etobicoke School for the Arts, a prestigious magnet school for the performing arts. Jesse has also studied acting at The Atlantic Acting School (NYU), New World School for the Arts (Miami, FL), Upright Citizens Brigade, Second City, and the University of Southern California, where he was awarded the David Dukes Scholarship for theater and film studies.
Jesse has acted in film and television for FX, COMEDY CENTRAL, LIFETIME, and TV LAND, he also worked in independent film, traveling to Michigan to shoot DIAL A PRAYER, starring Brittany Snow, William H Macy, and Glenn Headley. In addition to RICHUAL, you can see Jesse in SUPER MAN! (Two Words!) a digital series by Bearded and Bespectacled, and other short form content online.
Jesse has worked as a filmmaker with companies that include Radical Productions, Rock the Vote, Mom+Pop Music, The Media Collective, and Dawn Machine, with his work appearing on MTV and nationally in Best Buy stores.
THE DISUNITED STATES OF AMERICA, a feature-length documentary about America set against the backdrop of the 2016 election, distributed internationally by SKY TV Italy, will be released mid-February.
Now, he is releasing RICHUAL, a feature-length narrative series in which the audience can follow their favorite characters in an innovative cross over from film into real world social media.
Stephanie Tucker | STACEY THOMPSON
A Georgia native, Stephanie began her professional training at the Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts. She earned her BFA in Acting from Wright State University, where she was awarded the Tom Hanks Scholarship.
She’s studied Improv with Upright Citizens Brigade, and performed with Detour Improv Troupe. Stephanie also works as a professional audio book narrator for Bee Audio and audible.com.
Some of her favorite credits--
Theatre: Picnic (Madge), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia), Proof (Catherine).
Film/TV: My Crazy Ex (Lifetime), OMG EMT (TLC), GUFORS (Green Apple Entertainment).
Follow her at www.stephanieeinstein.com
Connor Kelly-Eiding | ALEXANDRA FEILER
Connor is an LA native whose theater credits include Ester in the West Coast premiere of 'Dry Land’ with the Echo Theater Company, Millie Owens in 'Picnic' with the Antaeus Company, Horatio in ‘Four Clowns Presents Hamlet' with Four Clowns, and Amy in 'Nice Things' at Rogue Machine. Connor has also provided narration for a number of audiobooks and voice over for video games. TV: Showtime's 'House of Lies.' Film: the upcoming ‘Locating Silver Lake’ and ‘The Magnificent Room.’ She can also be seen as the title character in the web-series Judy The Clown on YouTube.
Katie Hilliard | DARLA CARLISLE
After learning about acting from a Reading Rainbow episode when she was 4 years old, Katie grew up and got her BFA in it from Elon University in North Carolina. A native New Yorker, she moved out to Los Angeles in 2012 to pursue her love of storytelling on camera. You can catch her in Criminal Minds, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Bet, Bella Donna, and other TV shows, films, and commercials. She studies with Diana Castle at The Imagined Life. She also writes, makes movies, and loves to eat...particularly noodles.
Michael Shen | GANG HO
This actor, teacher, blogger is a native New Yorker who graduated from Columbia University and trained with the Atlantic Acting School. He is a proud husband who is blessed with three beautiful children. Many thanks to the Richual cast and crew. www.michaelshen.net
Brennan Murray | BI HO
Leonora Pitts | RACHEL LEVINE
Judy Judovits | RICHARD'S MOM
Erin Segal | CELESTE BRAVERMAN
Jesse Jenco | AVI LEVINE
Olivia Chaniewski | EMBER WREN
Jen Kuhn | LARA
Jen Kuhn enjoys a career as an actress living in Los Angeles. Her most recent TV appearances are "The Mentalist" as Linda Parfey and "Criminal Minds" in the role of Amy Ellison. Later in 2013, she can be seen in the new Spike Jonze movie, "Her."
She grew up in Chatham, NJ; graduated high school at Interlochen Arts Academy; and went on to conservatory at Cleveland Institute of Music.
She moved to Los Angeles to be a studio cellist and has since recorded on over 200 movies and TV shows. She got her "break" into acting when she appeared as a guest-star on "Boston Legal" as the character, Mary Bradley, a mute woman who gave her testimony on the stand by playing the cello. Since then, she has been acting in TV, films, commercials, webisodes, theater.
Wendy Cutler | ART TEACHER
WENDY CUTLER has starred in several pilots, has an extensive comedy background, as well as guest-starring roles in films such as FRACTURE, and PRIMAL FEAR; TV shows such as LA LAW, ALLY MACBEAL, and MADTV. She regularly performs with OFF THE WALL at SECOND CITY.
Jesse Einstein | RICHARD LEVINE + FUTURE RICHARD
Charlie Pecoraro | MAÎTRE 'D
Ryan Jacobs | NICE WAITER