August 2011 Staged Workshop Presentation Cast
Gina D'Acciaro - SHALISA
Gina has been a part of DDJ from the picnic table to the first staged workshop and everything
in between, and plans on counting her DDJ blessings all the way to Broadway!  REGIONAL
THEATRE: TALES OF TINSELTOWN (L.A. OVATION NOMINEE “Best Featured Actress in a Musical”
& GARLAND AWARD HONORABLE MENTION, Actors Co-op), MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG (Actors Co-
op), NIGHTMARE ALLEY (Geffen Playhouse), MAD CITY (La Mirada), SENORITA MATADOR
(Hudson), ECSTASY THE MUSICAL (Directed by Kay Cole), GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING (Norris), A
CHRISTMAS CAROL (Norris), SNOOPY! The Musical (McCadden Place Theatre). FILM/TV CREDITS:
1000 WAYS TO LIE (Spike Tv), ANGELS AND DEMONS (Directed by Ron Howard), LET ME COUNT
THE WAYS, NIP/TUCK, GIRLFRIENDS, THE GAME, SWINGTOWN, THE WAR AT HOME, SWEET
NOTHING IN MY EAR. PRODUCER CREDITS: BIG RIVER, GOD'S FAVORITE, THE DEVIL AND DAISY
JANE: A NEW MUSICAL.  
www.GinaDAcciaro.com
Patrick Hancock -BYRON
Patrick is excited & proud to be part of this exciting new musical, The Devil & Daisy Jane.
Patrick's favorite theater credits include: Kidnapped By Craigslist (TheSpyAnts Theatre Co.),
The Dying Gaul (Elephant Theater), The Rivals (Demeter Theatre Co.), Ecstasy the Musical
(Artworks Theater), Banned Plays (GuirriLA Theatre Co.), Two Gentleman of Verona (Eclectic
Theatre Co.), Snoopy! The Musical (McCadden Place Theater), The Firebugs (NYC) and
Shakespeare Reveries (NYC) -- Film/TV credits include Blades of Glory, Entourage, The Andy
Dick Show, Off Centre and the recent SyFy Channel hit movie Mega Python vs Gatoroid with
Debbie Gibson and Tiffany! So excited to be sharing the stage with this awesome cast of DDJ!
Anthony Manough* - LUC
Anthony was nominated for the “Helen Hayes Award” and an “Ovation Award.” Last seen as
“George Seacoal” in Shakespeare Center LA’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’: “Uncle Birdie” in
‘Cool Papa’s Party,’ Metro Stage: “Anselmo/Muleteer” in ‘Man Of La Mancha’, Rubicon Theatre:
Other productions include: “Britney Spears” in ‘We Will Rock You,’ Las Vegas: Disney’s, ‘The
Lion King’ as “Simba” and “Bonsai’: “Jesus” and “Judas,” in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar.’ “To
perform is a blessing and I am very grateful to be apart of this experience. To the producers
of DDJ, their supporters, AEA et al., a soul felt ‘thanks.’ “Bless and Be Blessed.”
Lisa Marinacci* - DAISY
Lisa began performing professionally at age 5 with the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera and hasn’t
stopped since.  A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a BHA in Drama and Creative Writing
and an MA in Professional Writing, she spent several years doing musical theater and singing with
bands in Pittsburgh, NYC and Las Vegas before moving to L.A. three and a half years ago.  Since
the big move west, she has performed with The Actors Co-Op in TALES OF TINSELTOWN, co-
produced and played “Peppermint Patty” in SNOOPY!!! THE MUSICAL at The McCadden Place
Theater, and  played “Angel” in ECSTASY THE MUSICAL, directed by Kay Cole.   In 2004 she
produced a jazz/standards CD with Joe Negri titled “Waiting for Spring”.  She currently sings and
writes for L.A. based band, Bliss Bomb.  She also produces and stars in her own web series,
“Welcome to California!”.  Lisa is the composer, co-book writer and a producer on The Devil and
Daisy Jane, which she began writing in 2004 with Jeremy Lewit.  
www.LisaMarinacci.com  
Megan Yelaney* - MAKENZIE, CRAZY FAN GIRL, JULIETTE DELLA PANTS,
JENNY GOODMAN and VIOLET
Megan had an amazing time being a part of this reading last year, and is even more excited
to be involved with “The Devil and Daisy Jane” for a third time!  She recently performed in a production of
“Beehive” at an equity theatre called TheatreZone in Naples, Florida.  In 2008, she performed in the La Jolla
Playhouse production of the now Tony- award-winning musical “MEMPHIS.”  Megan graduated with a
degree in Integrated Marketing and Communications from San Diego State University and hopes to one day
combine her love of theater and film with her experience and education in marketing-whether on-stage or
behind the scenes.  Thanks so much to Robert, Lisa, Jeremy, and Gina for this wonderful opportunity
Michael Tauzin* - MO, HOMELESS MUSICIAN, FRENCH MUSIC VIDEO
DIRECTOR, CRAZY FAN BOY, CHAD HAMMOCK, G-STRING, and
DEMON RESOURCES GUY
Michael is thrilled to be involved in another reading of The Devil and Daisy Jane. Last summer,
Michael made his debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with an adaptation of The Bacchae, which
was nominated for several ovation awards here in Los Angeles.  Other regional theatre credits
include Sherlock's Last Case, Five Finger Discount, Breaking the Code, Macbeth, Snoopy!!! The
Musical, Beautiful Thing, and Master Harold...and the Boys at the Colony Theatre.  Michael is also
about to start work on a brand new web-series for MyOuterSpace.com, produced in part by Mr.
William Shatner.  In April, Michael was seen in Silken Veils at Highways in Santa Monica.  Michael
would like to thank Jeremy and Lisa again for this wonderful opportunity.
*Appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association
Harley Jay* - BEN
Harley is thrilled to have the chance to be apart of the early works of The Devil and Daisy
Jane.  Broadway Credits:  Rent (Mark Cohen, replacement for returning original cast
member Anthony Rapp) National Tour: Miss Saigon (Chris Understudy) Rent (Mark Cohen,
2006-2007 cast) Harley has also written, co-produced, and released a solo record entitled  
"Without Wax."  After the release of his record Harley toured with Grammy winning artist
James Otto, shared the stage with award winning bluegrass group The Lovell Sisters and
opened for former "Wings"  guitar player and grammy winner Laurence Juber.  A huge
thank you to the cast and creative team of The Devil and Daisy Jane for letting me be here
and to the one of the brightest lights in my life, miss Jayme Lake.
Kyle Nudo* - BOBBY SHRUB
originally from the St. Louis area, Kyle has performed and produced plays and musicals in nearly all 50
states.  Recently, you might have seen Kyle in The Limitations of Genetic Technology at Theatre of
NOTE – OR – you might have seen him in The First Jo-el with the Troubadour Theater Company at the
Falcon Theatre.  Some of Kyle's favorite performances include Robert in Company, El Gallo in The
Fantasticks, Scapin in Moliere’s Scapin (The Scams of Scapin), Mark in A Chorus Line, the Scarecrow in
The Wizard of Oz, Tom Sawyer in Big River, Jack in Into The Woods, and Steve in the hit original
musical Internet Dating: The Musical, and  “the ultimate Rock n’ Roll icon and ambassador to the
beyond” Father Time in the hugely successful Evel Knievel The Rock Opera.  Kyle recently served the
Kaiser in the George Clooney-helmed feature, Leatherheads.  Kyle also starred in and co-wrote and
co-developed the independent feature, The Wicksboro Incident - put it on your Netflix cue!  Kyle has
been seen  in various commercials,  and chewed the scenery on the NBC soap opera, Passions!  Kyle
holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Millikin University, and is a founder of the acclaimed Culver City
Public Theatre.  He has served multiple terms on the Culver City Public Theatre Board of Directors and
as Chairman of the Executive Board.  He recently developed The Public's Children's Popcorn Theatre
series, and directed the wildly successful inaugural production of Rumpelstiltskin.  
www.kylenudo.com
Jayme Lake* - CARMEN
Jayme is so very excited to be a part of The Devil and Daisy Jane! Jayme most recently starred
in The All Night Strut at The Colony Theatre. Prior to that she starred as the clueless Lexie in
the long running hit musical, It’s the Housewives! in which she made the Back Stage Garland’s
Critics List 2009 for Best Performance in a Musical. Other credits include Chelsea in the Off-
Broadway production of Hillary Agonistes and she also created the role of Candy in the world
premiere musical, YEEHAD! at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. A 2003 graduate of
the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA), Actor Training Program, Jayme’s many
stage credits include Ariel in Footloose, Songs for a New World, Tick, Tick, BOOM!!, and Defying
Gravity at Rubicon Theatre Company, Veronica in the world premiere of The Wildest!!! at PCPA,
Sandy in Grease, Penny in HONK!, Polly in Crazy For You, Wonderful Town, Little Women, and
many more. Some of her commercial credits include Cerritos Auto Square and the singing chef
for KGB. Jayme could not be more grateful for the wonderful loving support of her family,
friends (especially N!), and her favorite, the biggest blessing in her life, Harley Jay.
Katherine Malak* - ZORA
Katherine is more than elated to join the talented team of The Devil and Daisy Jane.  Around
LA she has performed at The Pasadena Playhouse as Marina in Dangerous Beauty;  with The
Troubadour Theatre Company in A Withers Tale; The First Jo-el; and The Birds, as well as in
the first reading of The Devil and Daisy Jane at The Actors Co-Op (hurray!).  She has
performed regionally on the East Coast as Katharine in The Taming of the Shrew, Nicole in
Bogosian's Humpty Bumpty; and has toured the country in A Christmas Carol, Huck Finn, and
as the title role in the children's theatre hit: Junie B. Jones.  This September Katherine will be
at the Kit Kat Club in Reprise Theatre Co's Cabaret.  BFA The Boston Conservatory.  "Thank
you to the DDJ Team so much for including me in this special and ground-braking project and
thanks to my Donahoe/Malak clan and to my joy in the presence of Nasry!"
Cloie Wyatt Taylor* - TANYA
Cloie is thrilled to be working with the fantastic cast and crew of The Devil and Daisy Jane. She
received her BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where she had the great opportunity to train with
the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School. As a dancer she has studied with the Dance Theater of
Harlem, Debbie Allen, and internationally with the finest dance masters in Cuba. She appears in Atlanta
Underground Film Festival favorite, Assisting Venus and on the small screen, in episodes of Brothers
and Sisters and Private Practice. Special thanks to the great team of The Devil and Daisy Jane for
allowing her to be a part of this story and to SJF and AC for helping me find (and keep) my faith.
The Devil and Daisy Jane
a new musical