Joe Gulla – Christmas Caroline
Joe Gulla (Christmas Caroline) — Born in the Bronx, Playwright/Actor Joe Gulla is known for writing and starring in his award-winning “Bronx Queen Trilogy”. In 2012 and 2013, “The Bronx Queen” won NYC Theater Row’s United Solo Awards for “Best Comedic Script” and “Most Popular Show” respectively. His follow-up, “FAGGY at 50”, went on to win “Best One Man Show” at the 2014 United Solo Awards. The final chapter, “Daddy”, had its World Premiere on NYC’S Theater Row this past September. Joe’s “Reel Wood”, directed by Blair Baron Larsen, had its World Premiere here at Studio C this past summer as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Joe also wrote and starred in “Garbo”, a breakout hit at the 2012 Times Square International Theater Festival. Recently, Joe joined NYC’s Naked Angels Theater Company for the premiere reading of “St. Anthony’s Bread” and appeared as “Frankie” in Off-Broadway’s “My Big Italian Gay Wedding”. He appeared in the San Francisco production of “Tony and Tina’s Wedding” for many years. Joe also starred on NBC’s “LOST”, one of television’s original adventure reality series. Be sure to check out www.JoeGulla.com or tweet Joe at https://twitter.com/joegulla.
Matt Hanf – Reality TV North Pole
Matt Hanf hails from Elk Grove, CA, a small suburb of Walnut. He would like to thank the actors and director for their vision in bringing this piece to life – and his family for reminding him that you are never going to be as cool as the Disney Channel.
Dwayne Yancey – Death By Poinsettia
Dwayne Yancey is a playwright from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. He’s had seven full-length scripts produced across the United States, and many other shorter ones produced around the world, with shows this year alone in Canada, Great Britain, Australia and South Africa. He is online at www.dwayneyancey.com and @dwayneyancey.