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Jake Blouch

"Edgar Hawke"/Co-Producer


A Philly based actor, song writer, voiceover artist and future President of the United States. He has performed in theatres across the Philadelphia region, and even a couple times in Delaware! In addition to his "career" as an actor, his songwriting and musical projects include his parody band Jawbone Junction, which aims to give Southern Rock the Spinal Tap treatment (Roscoe Chubb on the drums).  His original musical Something Like a War was commissioned by 11th Hour Theatre Co, and received a showcase reading in 2019.  For his turn in their production of See What I Wanna See he won the Barrymore Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical.  He lives in South Philly with his true love, his wife Sophia, and her true love, their dog Teddy and cats Tobias and Sister Aloicius. 

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Leigha Kato

"Pugface Doodleop"


Leigha is a west coast heart living on the east coast! Theater credits include; The Wizard of Oz, My Fair Lady, Saint Joan, Mother Courage, Doctor Faustus (Quintessence Theatre Group); Peter and the Starcatcher, Into the Woods (Theatre Horizon); Metamorphoses, A Year w/ Frog & Toad (Arden Theatre Company); Spelling Bee (Bristol Riverside Theatre); Broken Biscuits (1812 Productions), 4000 Miles (Philadelphia Theatre Company); HAIR (Tribe Chance Theatre) She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and loves life as a city queen!

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Lillian Castillo

"Jocasta Stormwood"


Lillian Castillo is a Chicago based actress and lifelong gamer. Her passion for theater and games found its perfect intersection when she was introduced to TTRPG's in college. It was love at first role! She and her husband welcomed a brand-new player to the game in the Fall of 2021. His name is William "the" Strong, and he's currently in training.

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Michael Doherty



Michael Doherty is an east coast-based actor, writer, and comedian. He has participated in nearly 50 theatrical productions across the country, including productions at 59E59 Theaters, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, the Wilma Theater, and more. His television pilot, Los Jarochos, won Best Writing at the 2013 Independent TV Festival. Michael is a published educational researcher in an ongoing collaboration with the University of Denver, studying the thought processes of professional actors. In 2019, he married fellow actor and

best friend Alex Keiper during preview week

for The Nerd at Milwaukee Rep. 

IG: @thedohberman/


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Steve Gudelunas

"Roscoe Chubb"/Drummer


Steve Gudelunas is a Philadelphia based vocalist, drummer and actor. He is also one of the Composers for Mythic Thunderlute. Steve lives at home with his wife Rebecca and their new bandmate, Francesca "Frankie" June, born in Jan. 2022! Favorite babysitters include Lola, their dog and Smokey, their cat/fluff ball. 

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Alex Keiper: Co-Producer, Chief Story Editor, SFX (she/her) is an actor/director who's worked all over the country at companies such as Utah Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Arden Theatre Company, Philadelphia Theatre Co, 11th Hour Theatre Company and many more. She's thrilled to be joining the greater podcast community and can't wait for the world to be taken over by Mythic Thunderlute!


Dan Kazemi: C0-Producer, Composer, Underscoring, Mixing and Mastering (he/him) is a New York-based composer, actor, director, music director, educator and is an Associate Artist at Milwaukee Repertory Theater. His directorial work has been seen at Milwaukee Rep with the hit productions of Ain’t Misbehavin and Ring of Fire. His recent musical direction credits for Milwaukee Rep include In the Heights, The All Night Strut!, Murder for Two, Guys and Dolls, Man of La Mancha and Dreamgirls. In Philadelphia, Dan recently musically directed Lizzie (Barrymore Award), Herringbone (Barrymore Nom), and orchestrated and musically directed the world premiere musicals, Field Hockey Hot (Barrymore Nom) and Tulipomania. Dan’s music has been performed at the Cirque de Demain in Paris, Ballet Fleming and in the 213 collective’s collaborations Untitled Project #213 and Your Attention Please!. Dan is also the composer of a new musical, The Tapioca Miracle.


Molly Foy: Production Manager (she/her) is a stage manager and theater artist based in Philadelphia. A recent graduate of Temple University (BA Theater Studies, 2021), Molly’s recent credits include the world premiere of Chance the Snapper (Temple University), Chess (11th Hour), and Peter and the Starcatcher (Temple University). Many thanks to the production team! Shoutout to Mom, Dad, and Dan. 

Judd Mellinger-Blouch: Marketing Consultant (he/him) Judd's most noteworthy accomplishment is marrying Ellen Mellinger-Blouch and doing his small part in producing Jake Blouch and his much cuter sister, Leah. Beyond that, Judd has worked in healthcare public relations, marketing and workforce development for 35 years.

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