Meet the Cast of Smokey Joe’s Café!
Karmine is honored to be a part of Smokey Joe’s Cafe at The Fulton Theatre. Broadway: On Your Feet, RENT (Mimi). National Tour: On Your Feet (Gloria Fajardo), RENT (Benny Company), Regional: In The Heights (Camilla) Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Portland Centerstage and Cincinnati Playhouse, Aida- The Barn Theater, On Your Feet – Westchester Broadway Theater, The Gateway, and The Muny, Miss You Like Hell – Olney Theater Center. TV/ Film: Bull ( CBS), Fosse/Verdon (Fox), Naked As We Came (Amazon Prime), Blood Bound (Amazon Prime). Dedicated to Ma and Nene…Para Siempre! My love to my Rob
Jessica is thrilled to be making her debut at The Fulton Theatre! Her credits include: Off Broadway: The Actor’s Temple: Honestly Abe (Jessie). National Tour: Kennedy Center: Me…Jane; Theatreworks USA: We the People. Regional: Keegan Theatre: Chicago (Velma Kelly, Helen Hayes nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical;) Signature Theatre: After Midnight, Blackbeard; Baltimore Center Stage: Lookingglass Alice; Olney Theatre Center: Beauty and the Beast, Cabaret, South Pacific; Toby’s Dinner Theatre: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Esmeralda,) A Christmas Story (Miss Shields;) Artscentric: Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Chicago. Stillpointe Theatre: The Last Five Years; Iron Crow Theatre: F***ing A (Hester) The Wild Party (Kate.) She also spent some time singing on the seas with Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd! Education: Ithaca College: BFA Musical Theatre. “I’m so grateful and blessed to be here! Sending all my love to my dear family and friends.”
Shawn is a multi-hyphenated artist. Broadway: Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations. Recently, he had the opportunity to portray the titular role of Oscar Micheaux in a new musical development that chronicles the first major African-American filmmaker. Regional credits include: Meet Me in St. Louis, Beauty and the Beast, Grease, The Addams Family (The Muny), and The Full Monty (STAGES St. Louis). In addition, he is an avid lover of poetry, interior design, and travel. He would like to thank his family and friends for their continuous love and support. Follow his journey on IG: @shawn_bowersnyc. he/him
DAN DE LUCA
Dan is a theater and television actor, best known for originating the role of Jack Kelly on the First National Tour of Disney’s Newsies. He has developed new musicals alongside the greatest theater composers of our time including Stephen Schwartz, Alan Menken and Martin Charnin. TV: CBS’ The Code, Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, HSN. Regional Theater Credits include: The Scarecrow – The Wizard of Oz, Charlie – Brigadoon (Pittsburgh CLO) Jimmy – Thoroughly Modern Millie (Goodspeed) Leo Bloom – The Producers, Michael – Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Casa Manana)John – Meet Me in St Louis, Lucas – The Addams Family (The Muny) Claude – Hair (Patchogue Theater) Gabe – Next to Normal (Weston Playhouse) Emmett – Legally Blonde (Lexington Theater Company) Various: 54 Below & Radio City Music Hall. @DDeLuca15
Randy is thrilled to be back “in the neighborhood” and on The Fulton stage! He was last seen in, The 25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as Mitch Mahoney. NYC/Off Broadway – Three Mo Tenors, Parable of The Sower -The Public Theater. International tours; Ivan Jacob’s Phantom of the Opera, The Temptation of St. Anthony. Favorite Fulton Credits; Sister Act (Lt. Eddie Souther), Guys and Dolls (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Treasure Island (Akir) Favorite Regional Credits; Ragtime (Coalhouse Walker, Jr.), Jekyll & Hyde (Jekyll & Hyde), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Adrian), Tick…Tick, Boom! (Michael). Randy is also a staple soloist at American Music Theater. BM Manhattan School of Music, NYC. Randy would like to thank everyone for supporting live theater, once again! Randymjeter.com
KEVIN SMITH KIRKWOOD
Kevin was seen on The CW’s Katy Keene. He made his Broadway debut in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Kirkwood earned a 2005 New York Innovative Theater Award Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor for It’s Karate, Kid! and was awarded a New Hampshire Theater Alliance Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor for RENT. After performing in the entire Broadway run of the Tony Award Winning Musical Kinky Boots, Kevin played the ‘Scarecrow’ in the Broadway at Sacramento Music Circus’ production of The Wiz. Kirkwood stars as ‘Roxy’ in the horror feature film entitled Condemned. Kirkwood created and stars in the critically acclaimed solo show, CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! which has played to sold out houses at Joe’s Pub, The Cutting Room, cruise ships around the world, and at the Whitney Houston estate.
Kamal is thrilled to be making their Fulton debut! Credits include Chicago, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Cinderella (MUNY), Pippin, Guys and Dolls, Sister Act (Music Theatre Wichita), 9 to 5 (North Carolina Theatre). Additionally, Kamal is a proud alum of Elon University. Love and gratitude to Mom, Dad, Jack, and DGRW. For more, visit kamallado.com or on Instagram @k.lado. they/them
Kiani is so excited to have the opportunity to perform alongside this amazing cast! Regional: Gypsy (Electra), Chicago (Matron Mama Morton)—Arizona Broadway Theatre, Den Of Thieves (Maggie) — Medicine Show Theatre. Much love and big thanks to her team over at Avalon Artists Group. Enjoy the show!
Mikayla is ready to shimmy her way to the Fulton stage! Mikayla was last seen in the title role of Cinderella at The Paramount. Regional: Alice in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (The Muny), Princess Kimber in Bliss (NYC Workshop), Mary in Awaited: A Christmas Experience, Snow White in Sleeping Beauty (The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati). Mikayla just recently graduated with her BFA from CCM at the University of Cincinnati. Big thank you to Josh Walden and CGF, and all her love to family. Welcome to the neighborhood! @mikayla.renf she/her
Haley is super hyped to be back at the Fulton! Broadway: Bring It On (u/s Campbell/Eva). National Tours: A Bronx Tale (ADC, u/s Rosina), Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (Swing), Flashdance (u/s Alex), Bring It On. Selected Regional: Jesus Christ Superstar (Lyric Opera Chicago), Saturday Night Fever (Annette) (Ogunquit/Gateway/Coastal Carolina), A Christmas Story (Fulton), Cutman (Goodspeed). TV: back-up singer Demi Lovato/Jonas Brothers (ABC), dancer Akon/Lonely Island (Comedy Central). BFA University of Michigan. @haleyhannah25, www.haleyhannah.com. she/her
Asia is an Ohio native, who spent most of her youth involved in the arts as a classically trained violinist and vocalist. Asia has been a soloist at Lincoln Center along side the New York voices, and has received training as part of the New York Film Academy’s Musical Theatre Conservatory. Asia has worked with other local theaters in the Lancaster area and is excited to now make her debut with The Fulton. She wholeheartedly believes that art is the leading way that we can heal our world and is grateful to be apart of this beautiful cast and show.
Fulton Theatre debut! Off-Broadway: Voca People (Westside Theatre); In Masks… (Bleecker Street Theatre). NYC: A Strange Loop (Playrights’ Horizon); I Am Harvey Milk (Lincoln Center). Favorite Regional: Tobias Bridge – Treasure Island (MSMT); Joe – Showboat (Surflight Theatre); Ghost of Christmas Present – A Christmas Carol (Actors’ Theatre of Louisville). Thanks to ASA, Josh Walden, and everyone at the Fulton! woo! IG: itsjermajesty. he/him
Isaiah is so excited to be making his debut at The Fulton. Some of his favorite credits include: The Scottsboro Boys (Speakeasy Stage), Choir Boy (Speakeasy Stage), Hairspray (Theater Aspen), Five Guys Named Moe (Westchester Dinner Theater). Proud Boston Conservatory Grad! Love to DGRW and his friends and family. he/him
Saidu is ecstatic to be making his Fulton debut! Credits include; NYC: Sinatra: Voice for a Century (NY Philharmonic), Rent (The Secret Theatre). Regional: Aida (MUNY), The Wizard of Oz (MUNY), The Little Mermaid (Northern Stage) and Smokey Joe’s Café (Theatre Raleigh). BFA Musical Theatre, Pace ’16. He has endless gratitude to Robert S., Wolf Talent Group, Bob C., his family, his tribe, and this inspiring cast. Instagram @Saidu.is. he/him/they