Something Rotten! Cast

Something Rotten! Cast

Justin Wilcox (Nick Bottom)

Justin Michael Wilcox is honored to be performing in Southern California. Last seen in Hamlet the Rock Musical as Rosencrantz and traveling to Saudi Arabia to be the swing in Kathy Rigby’s Peter Pan. Clopin in Hunchback of Notre Dame and Smee in Peter Pan at 5 Star/Cabrillo. Action in LA Mirada’s West Side Story. A Chorus Line at The Hollywood Bowl as Al and at The Montalban Theater in Hollywood playing Al Jolson in I Only Have Eyes for You (Ovation nominated). Also at La Mirada in Empire, First Date, (where he received LA Ovation nominations for best ensemble and best-supporting actor in a musical.) and Billy Elliot. L.A. credits: GCT’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels as Freddy, Musical Theater West’s Singing in the Rain/Cosmo, 3DT’s 9 to 5/Joe, Third Street’s The Full Monty/Ethan and, Iago at Disney’s Aladdin A Musical Spectacular. Other credits: National tours of A Chorus Line, A Christmas Carol, Guys and Dolls, and Cameron Mac’s Oliver! Film/ TV: “The Mindy Project”, “General Hospital”, “Saturday Night Live”,”Guiding Light”, Shorts, Independents, and many voice-over projects. K.M.R./ Osbrink/ Eris. Love to friends and family for all the support in the world. NS, Bizzy, and YOU for coming out to see a real live show!

Frankie Zabilka (Nigel Bottom)

5-Star debut! Frankie recently appeared in the first development reading of Fortunate Sons by Paul Williams, on ABC’s “Rebel” as Matthew Hilliard, and will appear on Disney+ later this year in “Chang Can Dunk”. Select theatre credits include Catch Me If You Can (Frank Jr.), Big River (Huck Finn), Fiddler on the Roof (Motel Kamzoil), Rent (Mark), Shrek The Musical (Pinocchio) and Glass Ceilings (Steve). Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Frankie graduated with a BFA in musical theatre from Ball State University. Lots of love and thanks to Richard, Anthony, Tianna, Paulo, Billy, and his wonderful family. For Erica.

Aleks Pevec (Shakespeare)

Aleks is thrilled to be back onstage in Something Rotten! Broadway: Something Rotten!, Aladdin, Evita, Catch Me If You Can, The Most Happy Fella. Tours: Wicked, White Christmas. Regional: The title character in The Who’s Tommy, (Jesus) Jesus Christ Superstar at NCT, (Riff) West Side Story at 5 Star, Pippin at CTG, Robin and the Seven Hoods at The Old Globe. Broadway Workshops: Tuck Everlasting, Up Here, Frozen, Ring a Ding Ding. Playwriting: The Gloaming. During the pandemic he started a surf business called Lipsmack Surf to offer every person a safe space to catch a wave. For Danny and Reef.

Randy Brenner (Nostradamus)

RANDY BRENNER (Nostradamus):  Pre-pandemic; Artie in Ballroom (CVREP),  Sultan in Aladdin (Disney’s California Adventure), Beauty and the Beast (Disney Imagineering), City of Angeles (Reprise!), Follies, How to Succeed, L’il Abner (MTW), Empire, Burlesque (The Broad), Sweeney Todd (SJCLO), Guys and Dolls (La Mirada), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shine, Tintypes (Virginia Museum Theatre). Broadway/Off- Broadway; Joley, Found a Peanut, The Front, Man of La Mancha, New Faces of ’52 (Revival). Touring; Fiddler on the Roof, The Music Man, Tintypes.TV/Film; “911: Lonestar”, “Glow”, “Seinfeld”, “My Name is Earl”, “SpongeBob”, “Evil Dead 2”, “Geppetto”. As a director; GLAAD Media Award and NY Outer Critics Circle nomination

Brittany Anderson (Bea)

BRITTANY ANDERSON (Bea Bottom) is thrilled to be returning to 5-star Theatricals in Something Rotten! She is from Southern California and received her B.A. in Music from The Master’s University. Stage: Sarah in Ragtime (Musical Theatre West), Mrs. Britt in The Music Man (5-Star Theatricals), Charlene in Dreamgirls (Cupcake Theater), Medda Larkin in Newsies (SVCAC), Laetitia in The Old Maid and the Thief. TV: “Josh Groban: Stages Live” (PBS). Brittany thanks her family and friends for their encouragement and support, her agency Firestarter Entertainment, and the creative team for this opportunity! To God be the glory (1 Cor. 10:31)!

Bella Gil (Portia)

Bella studied musical theatre at OCSA graduating in 2019. At 18 years old she played Maria in Moonlight Amphitheater’s production of West Side Story. Her performance landed her a San Diego Critics Circle Award nomination. Other stage credits include: A Chorus Line (Diana Morales), Sweeney Todd (Johanna), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Rosa Bud), The Secret Garden (Lily), Follies (Young Phyllis), Beauty and the Beast (Belle.) Film: “Tattoo” (Travis Mills, Girlfriends Band), “2nd Star” (Jameson Mitchell), “Princess Perplexity” (YouTube series.) Proud Ecuadorian. Represented by KMR Talent. @bella.gil

Mitchell Johnson (Minstrel)

Mitchell is originally from Houston, Texas (Land of Beyonce) but currently lives in Los Angeles. He moved there after graduating college at Saint Louis University with a degree Marketing and Vocal Performance. Some of his favorite credits include hanging with is pal Sebastian in Mickey and the Magical Map and Pumba in Tale of the Lion King at Disneyland. Judah in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat (5 Star Theatrical) directed by Will North and Choreographed by Dave Scott, the Big Bad Wolf in Shrek (5 Star Theatrical) And In the Heights as the assistant choreographer (Young Artist Ensemble).

You don’t want to miss these incredible actors and the rest of the talented cast of Something Rotten! as they sing, dance, and write the first musical (sort of) live on stage! Reserve your seats today!