Spamilton – An American Parody
“…plenty for all to cheer about.” – StageSceneLA
With over 60 musical references, dozens of impressions, approximately 2314 jokes and at least 3 puppets, Spamilton: An American Parody is the festival of hilarity you possibly hadn’t yet realized you’ve been waiting for!
Gerard Alessandrini, the brains behind Forbidden Broadway, has tackled musical theatre’s juggernaut, and he has not thrown away his shot. In addition to parodying Broadway’s biggest hit, Spamilton takes on top talent from the Great White Way, including Stephen Sondheim, Liza Minelli, and Barbra Streisand. It’s the show that has audience members saying, “So much FUN! I’m still giggling!” “One of the best shows I’ve seen at MTW!” And, “After these past 3 years, it was just what the doctor ordered! Modern, creative, and upbeat! More like this please!”
The Long Beach premiere of Spamilton includes new and original material written specifically for Musical Theatre West audiences.
Raise a glass to humor and make sure you’re in the room where this show happens! Don’t wait for it! Order tickets today!
WILKIE FERGUSON III
DR. & MRS. JAMES WELLS
HAROLD R. BROWN FOUNDATION
JOE P. MOORE, JR. & EDNA MOORE
Youth Performance Underwriters
JIM & VICKI CUNNINGHAM
MIKE & KAREN MASINTER
HOWARD & NIKKI APPLEBAUM
MTW presents SPAMILTON!
Spamilton Promo Video
Spamilton Mix Tape Movie
SPAMILTON Cast Do Their Best Impressions
Dedrick Bonner (Man 4) Dedrick is thrilled to return to the MTW stage. Regional Credits: Ragtime, Spamilton, Something Rotten, Sister Act, Dreamgirls, The Christians, Tarzan, Ain’t Misbehavin, Les Miserable, Rent, Little Shop of Horrors, Secret Garden, Porgy and Bess. Film: Mega Church Murder, You Can’t Fight Christmas, Pocket Listing. Television: Mindy Project, CSI NY, The Preachers. Dedrick has also acted as vocal coach, and background singer to artist such as; Beyonce, Dolly Parton, BTS, the late Natalie Cole, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Ryan Gosling and Kristen Chenoweth. He has also acted as Musical Director for major projects, such as last years 2021 Squarespace super bowl ad; featuring Dolly Parton, Proctor & Gambles 2019 super bowl Ad, Old Navy’s 2018 holiday ad, and The Preachers; on Fox 11.
Marqell Edward Clayton (Man 3) is grateful to be working with Musical Theatre West! A native of California, Marqell has lived on both coasts and performed across North America. Select credits include: Theatre – pre-broadway tour of Ain’t Too Proud, 5th Avenue Theatre, Pioneer Theatre Company, South Coast Rep, Celebration Theatre, York Theatre Company, Moonlight Amphitheater, Rockwell Table and Stage Film/TV – Playing With Beethoven (Heart on Fire Prod.), Complexity (CTM/Brandon Leake), Conan (TBS). Training: Cal State Fullerton BFA Music Theatre Program. Marqell gives honor to God, his parents, and his agents at DDO Artists. Deuteronomy 31:6. Follow Marqell’s IG, @marqelledwardclayton and check out his site marqelledwardclayton.com for more info.
(Broadway) A Grand Night For Singing, Falsettos, Stardust, Snoopy!, Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?
(Off-Bway) Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (Drama Desk Nomination), Forever Plaid, Olympus On My Mind, & many more. Winner of the L.A. Drama Critics Circle and Ovation Awards, Jason was featured in Forbidden Hollywood & Broadway, the US premiere of Ragtime, Guys & Dolls and The Music Man (Hollywood Bowl). TV shows include Friends, Frasier, 6 Feet Under Rude, Awakening,etc. For 5 years he was the voice of Lucky the Leprechaun for Lucky Charms Cereal, a balanced part of your complete breakfast. He has recorded over 70 cast and studio cast albums as well as 3 solo CDs. With MTW, he played Cookie in Nice Work If You Can Get It. www.JasonGraae.com
Summer Greer (Woman 1) is thrilled to be back at MTW! She was last seen at the Carpenter Center in MTW’s 2020 production of Ragtime. Other notable past shows include the Candlelight Pavilion’s Little Shop of Horrors, the Rubicon Theatre’s Big River and the Chance Theatre’s Ovation-nominated production of Parade. Outside the theatre, she’s been a member of Kanye West’s acclaimed Sunday Service Choir and can also be heard as a featured vocalist on BTS’s “Map of the Soul: 7” album. She would like to thank MTW, her cast mates and crew, her KMR team, and her family, friends, and loves ones for their unending support.
Cornelius Jones Jr. (Man 2)Grateful to be joining the MTW community and a full stage production since the pandemic. Cornelius was last seen on stage pre-pandemic as Lola in 3D Theatricals production of Kinky Boots and 3DT’s 2019 production of Shrek as Donkey. Broadway credits: The Lion King, Thou Shalt Not, and Smokey Joe’s Cafe (National Tour). LA stage credits include Pasadena Playhouse’s Ragtime (2019 Ovation Award for Best Production), The Hollywood Bowl productions of Annie (dir Michael Arden) and A Chorus Line (dir Baayork Lee), Garry Marshall Theatre’s production of Laughter on the 23rd Floor (dir Michael Sheppard). San Diego Theater credits: The Little Mermaid, Shrek, Sister Act (Moonlight Ampitheater; San Diego Theater Critic Nominee, Featured Actor, 2016). TV credits include: the fabulous Tequila Mockingbird on HBOMAX’s Generation, FOX’s A Christmas Story LIVE, SWAT, I’m Dying Up Here, Criminal Minds (Madame Bouvier), and Law & Order: SVU. Solo-Performance and writing credits: Flagboy & Shadows & Lights. Cornelius is a graduate of The University of the Arts, New York University (MA), and is a certified Yoga Instructor(ERYT-200) and an Ayurvedic Wellness Coach. Shout out to the team that represents Cornelius: Natalie Kollar and Alicia Burgess of LA Talent. Visit Cornelius online: corneliusjonesjr.com. Needing some yoga in your life: getyogaburn.com Social Media: IG/TikTok: @corneliusjonesjr
Andrew Puente (Man 1) is excited to make his Musical Theater West debut and to return to his old stomping grounds as a CSULB Theater Alum. He would like to thank his Mom, another 49er alum, who encouraged him to study theater after he stopped showing up for his Business classes.
Thanks to Shellie for putting up with him during the rehearsal process (and all the other times too). And thanks to DDO Artists Agency and Mincks Talent Management for all the work they do.
TV: NCIS (CBS), Hawaii Five-O (CBS), Bunk’d (Disney), Henry Danger (Nickelodeon)
Trisha Rapier (Woman 2) is thrilled to join the cast of Spamilton here at Musical Theatre West! Notable credits include: The Boy From Oz starring Hugh Jackman (Broadway), Sister Act (Broadway) The Who’s Tommy (National Tour). Off-Broadway: Her Song at Birdland, Shout! The Mod Musical, Nerds:// A Musical Software Satire, NEWSical, Golf: The Musical and Forbidden Broadway. Regional: Diana in Next To Normal, Rose Stopnick in Caroline, or Change, Vicki Nichols in The Full Monty, Eva in Evita, Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Ellen in Miss Saigon. Television: Cartoon Network’s Delocated. www.TrishaRapier.com