Wings Theatre Company and Gato Flaco Productions Present


 By David Pumo, Directed by Donna Jean Fogel

With Moe Bertran, Ivan Davila, Mark Finley, Jason Luna Flores, Carl Ka-Ho Li & Andre Darnell Myers

 Song, Big Girl Now, by Lisa Gold

 Set Designer, Florencio Flores Palomo
Lighting Designer, Michael Megliola
Fight Choreographer, Kymberli Morris
Production Stage Manager, Shuhei Seo

A Manhattan gay couple accidentally become foster parents to three runaway-throwaway queer teens.  |An alternative family with its own set of values. It ain’t The Brady Bunch.

 Winner, Off Off Broadway Review Award for Excellence
Nominee, Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Award

 “A grand celebration of humanity in all its flavors.”
-NY Theatre Experience

“Howlingly funny and touching without getting sappy.”
-Off Off Broadway Review

Sept 6th – Sept 29th, Thurs – Mon at 8:00, Sun at 3:30, no show Sept 7th
At Wings Theatre, 154 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014
Tickets: or 212.627.2961

Moe Bertran
(Felony) Moe originated the title role of Felony Mayhem in David Pumo's OOBR Award winning, GLAAD Award (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) nominated Auntie Mayhem.  Moe has performed David Pumo's Love Scenes to critical and audience acclaim at the following venues: NYC - Wing's Theater, The Duplex, Midtown International Theater Festival, Sandi Shurin Theater, Raw Space & Centerstage; LA - Celebration Theater; Chicago - Bailiwick Repertory;  SF - San Fransisco Fringe Festival (winner, Best Male Solo) and picked up by New Conservatory Theater Center.  Most recently produced on Atlantis Cruise Lines.  Former member, The 4th Unity & No-Pants Theater Companies.  Current member, Wings Theater Repertory Company.  Moe has worked with some of theater's great luminaries including Eric Bentley, Francine LeFrak, William Carden, Richard Caliban, Robert Patrick & Michael Kearns.  His performance of the FOOL in the HB Playwrights Foundation Holiday Show garnered him a rave review from its producer, the legendary Uta Hagen. 

Ivan Davila
(Bobo) Film: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Ray of Sunshine, Firefly, Footprints in the Sand.  TV: Bones (Fox). Theatre-LA: Dogeaters (Kirk Douglas Theatre), Summer and Smoke (GGC Theatre).  Theatre-NY: Icarus, The Road, Trafficking in Broken Hearts (Edwin Sanchez), Tango Masculino (Jeffrey Corrick), I Think I Ken (@Dance), Auntie Mayhem, New York Premiere (David Pumo).

Mark Finley (Charlotte) Mark is the Artistic Director of TOSOS2 and a member of EMERGING ARTISTS THEATRE (EAT).  Recent directing credits include Doric Wilson’s And He Made a Her for TOSOS2, Tom Eyen’s Why Hannah's Skirt Won't Stay Down for Peculiar Works’ East Village Fragments and Kathleen Warnock’s Some are People for EAT.  As an actor, he appeared in the 2007 New York International Fringe Festival as Susan Evans/ Lady Dylan in Garet Scott’s Roll With the Punches.  His play The Mermaid was recently published by United Stages.  Mark is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts.  For more info check out

Jason Luna Flores
(Dennis) Jason was born in Queens, N.Y., and studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute under Mauricio Bustamante and Geoffrey Horne.  His Film and Television credits include NBC's Law and Order: Criminal Intent, I Believe In America, ABC's Six Degrees, and Drug Free America (a PSA).  Theatre credits include Lonnie and Jake, Crossing Currents and King of Dominoes.  Jason would like to thank the talented cast, director, writer, and everyone involved for making this creative endeavor a growing experience.  And to his friends and family for the continual support they give.

Carl Ka-Ho Li
(Ivan) Born in Hong Kong and raised in Connecticut, Carl has a passion for all things in the Entertainment industry, and has performed and produced creative work since he was little, including acting, dancing, singing, writing, kung fu, choreography, spoken-word, performance art, drawing, sound design, comic book editing and color separations, and photography.  Carl graduated from the Academy of the Arts as a dance major, and U Conn with a BFA in Theatre where he trained in Suzuki Acting Technique under Eric Hill.  He was a co-founder/choreographer of the groups Power Surge, C-Cubed and CATODA.  He moved to NYC in May of 2005 and has since studied the Eric Morris System at the Bova Actors Workshop, NY, become a member of SAG, and has been in a number of film, TV, music videos, print, commercial and stage projects including the film Marker, Triple 8 Palace (Cannes Selection 2K7), Off Stage: West Village Fragments, Fresh, and a lead role in the show Wo Dzai.  He is very honored to be working with everyone in this production of Auntie Mayhem

Andre' Darnell Myers
(Epiphany) Andre is ecstatic to be in Auntie Mayhem, with this awesome cast! Some of his credits include: Tours: Walnut Street Childrens Musicals/SSL; Super Grover Ready for Action (singer/dancer).Theme parks/ Cruise Ships; Spirit of Washington, Welcome to the 60's at Six Flags NJ(Dance Captain). Regional; Hair (hubert/tribe) at The  Prince Music Theatre, Chicago at NCT, West Side Story (Chino), Grand Hotel (Jimmy 2), Hot Mikado, Pippin, Cinderella, and A Rasin in the Sun (Travis). Film, Borat (dancer)/and various commercials. Andre is currently in a recording group called Nfusion where he is recording a CD/DVD, and will have a TV special for 3 years, which will start and be released in November!! He hails from Washington DC where he trained at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in musical theatre.  He continued his training in musical theatre at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He would like to thank David, Moe and DJ for this GREAT opportunity, and his family, friends, and roommates for their constant love and support!

David Pumo
(Writer) David’s first full-length play, Love Scenes, was a critical smash in New York, L.A., Chicago and San Francisco (Best of Fringe) and on Atlantis Cruise Lines.  His second, Auntie Mayhem, won an OOBR award, was nominated for a GLAAD award (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), and was published as part of Martin Denton’s anthology, Plays and Playwrights 2004.  He served for three years as Co-Artistic Director of The 4th Unity, where both plays were originally produced.  Short plays include The Seed and Perhaps (4th Unity) and Work Wife (Wings Theatre Company).  He is currently a repertory member of Wings Theatre Company, and is the cofounder of Gato Flaco Productions.  Current projects in development include the book for White City, music and lyrics by Pete Townshend, and the film version of Auntie Mayhem.  He graduated from NYU Tisch School of Arts with a degree in film and television, and has a law degree from Brooklyn Law School.  For seven years he ran a legal and social service project providing advocacy for homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teens.

Donna Jean Fogel
(Director) Past credits: Early Girl by Caroline Kava at American Academy of Dramatic; Glass Jaw by Jane Shepard at The Barrow Group (TBG) workshop series; Of Loss and Grace by Joey Brenneman at Theatre 5; Flesh & Blood by Peter Gaitens at Long Island University’s Post Theatre Company; Release by K Lorrel Manning, TBG workshop series; Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonergan, Theater at St. Mary's in Harlem and TBG; Auntie Mayhem (2003 OOBR winner, GLAAD nominee) and Love Scenes (LA - Celebration Theatre; NY -  MITF, Duplex, Sandi Shurin, Wings; San Francisco – Fringe, New Conservatory; Chicago – Bailiwick; Atlantis Cruise Lines), both by David Pumo; Many short plays for NYU DDW’s First Look Theatre Company. Produced and directed The Body Politic by Eric Johnke and Christopher Fry's A Phoenix Too Frequent with Watchbird Productions; Trained at Carnegie Mellon, The SITI Company and The Barrow Group, among others, and has performed professionally for years both in NYC and regionally. Screen appearances include Law & Order and the independent film, Nine. DJ is part of NYU DDW’s First Look Theatre directing company, The Barrow Group community, Wings Theatre Company, and Circle East. Thanks all ways to her beloved wife, Bekka.

Florencio Flores Palomo (Set Designer) Florencio is thrilled to once again work with Donna Jean Fogel and to be a part of this amazing production.  Florencio first worked with DJ as stage manager for the Barrow Group’s workshop production of Glass Jaw.  Florencio’s recent set design work includes Dark of the Moon, Callback, Vampingo/Moonbite, & Under the Cowboy Moon.   Thank you DJ for believing in me and for asking me to be a part of this and congratulations to the entire cast and crew.

Michael Megliola (Lighting Designer) Michael recently designed The Shattering of the Golden Pane and The Hanging of Razor Brown at 59E59 for Rage Against Time/Love Creek Productions, as well as the Eugene Lang Spring 2007 Showcase at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater. He presently serves as resident lighting designer for Phare Play Productions, where his credits include The Cherry Orchard, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), and Under A Cowboy Moon. Other NYC technical credits include Dark of the Moon (Phare Play), Outing Wittgenstein, This Is Your Ridiculous Life!, Sapphire's Kiss, and Have You Ever Seen a Dream Rapping? (Castillo Theatre). Regional tech: Victor/Victoria, Joseph…, HAiR, Crazy For You, Damn Yankees, Guys & Dolls, and Kiss Me, Kate  (First Year Players); Antigone and The Vagina Monologues (Spectrum Theatre); and Sweeney Todd (CTG). Many thanks to friends, family, and assorted special someones for all their inspiration and support.

Kymberli Morris (Fight Choreography) Since retiring from professional wrestling and stunt work, Kymberli has contented herself with choreographing fights for such productions as African Nights, Murder Uncensored, The Jocker, The Three Musketeers, Through a Naked Lens, Uncovering Eden and the OOBR award winning musicals Cowboys! and Tango Masculino . When not in the safe environment of theatrical violence, she spends her time working as an Assistant Director of Project Management at Ernst & Young, serving as President of the Board of Trustees of the Palisades Emergency Residency Shelter (PERC) in Union City, NJ and traveling about the globe She is absolutely thrilled to be working with yet another talented cast at Wings Theatre

Shuhei Seo (Production Stage Manager) Shu works as a Lighting Director at New York University and Production Stage Manager at Big Apple Lights. He freelances as Lighting Director and Production Stage Manager at various theaters including Lincoln Center Festival, Radio City Music Hall, and Carnegie Hall. Mr. Seo's most recent credits are Heisei Nakamuraza at Lincoln Center Festival 2007 and Tapfusion & Darrah Carr Dance at The Duke on 42nd Street.

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