Well-Strung; The Singing String Quartet,
Chris Marchant (Second Violinist) grew up singing and playing violin, but was not involved with theater until the end of his studies at Malone University in Canton, OH. Since then, he has been involved in numerous productions utilizing his multi-talents as a vocalist, actor, and musician. Career highlights include Tobias (Sweeney Todd, National Tour), violinist (Spring Awakening National Tour), Dennis (Sanders Family Christmas), and Naked Boys Singing.
Daniel Shevlin (Cellist/Arrangements) appeared off-Broadway in The Sandbox written and directed by Edward Albee, toured the U.S. and Asia in productions of Rent and Cabaret (Studio 54 version), and has worked regionally as both an actor and cellist in many theaters including the Arvada Center (CO), The Maltz-Jupiter Theatre (FL), Riverside Theatre (FL), and Mason Street Warehouse (MI), to name a few.
Trevor Wadleigh (Violist) is from Seattle and currently a member of The String Collective of New York. He has taught viola at the University of Puget Sound Community Music Community and is also a co-founder of the Puget Sound Animal Rescue.
Mark Cortale is the Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown. In his inaugural season there in 2011, he founded the Broadway at The Art House series with Seth Rudetsky, which this past summer presented Patti LuPone, Megan Mullally, Betty Buckley, Charles Busch, Faith Prince, Mario Cantone, Alice Ripley, Marilyn Maye, Judy Kuhn and Andrea Martin. He is currently producing Seth Rudetsky's new reality series that can be seen at www.SethTV.com. This past fall he presented Gian Carlo Menotti's The Medium at the Marjorie S. Deane Theatre. He just returned from Australia where he co-produced Megan Mullally and Seth Rudetsky at the Sydney Theatre and The Forum Melbourne. Mark also produced the feature film Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads, which played the 2012 festival circuit and will air this spring/summer on Here TV. This January, he began the Broadway @ NOCCA series in New Orleans that includes concerts with Sutton Foster and Audra McDonald. This spring, Mark will present Patti LuPone with Seth Rudetsky at the Leicester Square Theatre in London for seven performances only beginning June 16th.
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