The Screaming Majority, a songwriting collective fronted by Dan Kilian and Dave Benjoya started out writing politically satirical topical songs for Sam Seder’s Majority Report podcast. Then they turned their minds towards writing and producing this musical.
Dan Kilian (Writer/Producer) Dan sings in Dan Kilian and The Million Man Band. His new album Your Love Is All I Can Stand comes out this Christmas. He has performed in bands such as The Uglies, Superload, Splurge, and The Ks. He wrote and produced a short rock opera about Spiderman years before Bono, and wrote a number of songs for Cou-Cou Bijoux. He also writes the odd article or essay for Indiereader.com and Klogtheblog. This is his first full lenth musical.
Dave Benjoya (Writer/Producer) Dave sang and played multiple instruments in Can We Can We, Food On You, Regular Einstein, and Dan Kilian and The Million Man Band. He currently commutes in from Berlin.
Bryna Kearney (Writer/Director) Bryna has been directing and choreographing in MA, CT, and NYC for over 15 years, with a strong focus on developing new works. She has trained with Phillips Academy Andover, NYU Tisch School of the Arts (ETW), and the Simon Studio in NYC. Bryna has directed productions for Phillips Academy, SquareWrites, Eastbound Theater, and Slant of Light Theater Company. She is also the former director for the Senior Theatre Program at Renbrook Summer Adventure. As a choreographer, she has worked with Phillips Academy, Westport Community Theater, The Warner Theater, New Haven Theater Company, The Performing Arts Collaborative, Bridgeport Theater Company, and The Broadbrook Opera House.
Mindy Fintz (General Manager) Mindy is thrilled to be part of this reincarnation of WFA. Originally from South Florida, Mindy has worked on various productions in the Stage Management area including, Royal Caribbean Productions of Mamma Mia and Saturday Night Fever. New York credits include The God Gaffe (NY Fringe Festival), Day After MLK (Popular Culture Productions) and Honky (Urban Stages). Mindy received her B.A. in Theatre from The University of Florida. She is very grateful to be creating this new work of original theatre and of Dan and Dave for giving her this opportunity to be a part of the team.
Ellen Curry (Stage Manager) is a New Orleans native who recently moved to NYC to pursue a career in stage management. She has previously worked with various theatre companies in the Stage Management or Theatre Education areas including, The Space London, the Alliance Theatre, The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival, Southern Repertory, Rivertown Theaters, and Town and Gown Theatre. New York credits include The Crusade of Connor Stephens (International Midtown Theatre Festival) and SOUND BITES Festival (Theatre NOW New York). Ellen received her B.A. in Theatre from The University of Georgia. She is excited and thankful for the opportunity to work on WFA.