JOE FRIA has worked with Zoo District theater company, Circle X, The Powerhouse, the Met Theater, The Evidence Room, Orphean Circus and is a current member of The Sacred Fools. Fools credits include Gorey Stories, Drood!, Act a Lady, Beaverquest! Watson, and Stoneface. Joe is the recipient of several LA theater awards including the LA Weekly award for Best Comedic Performance in the musical Laura Comstock’s Bag Punching Dog. He has worked at professional houses in town such as ICT, The Geffen, and Center Theatre Group.
MARGERY SIMKIN has cast such films as BEVERLY HILLS COP, TOP GUN, BRAZIL, FIELD OF DREAMS, TWELVE MONKEYS, ERIN BROCKOVICH, MARLEY & ME, AVATAR and PACIFIC RIM.
For the last five years Ms. Simkin has cast the musical at the Hollywood Bowl for the LA Phil winning the Artios Casting Award for the production of Guys and Dolls. During the 2011 season she worked at Disney Hall with the LA Phil and conductor Gustavo Dudamel on their performance of Tchaikovsky’s Shakespeare Overtures which starred, Orlando Bloom, Malcolm McDowell, Matthew Rhys and Anika Noni Rose.
MICHAEL DES BARRES has been on the rock n' roll scene for more than four decades. A European Marquis, Michael was raised in England and now lives in Los Angeles. His enduring love of delta blues and the rock and soul of the mid-60s beat boom, carries forth from his days as the front man for such seminal 1970s bands as Silverhead and Detective, a band personally signed by Jimmy Page to Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song records in 1975.