YVETTE CASON – Singer, songwriter, television and film actress, studied at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. She toured with the international company of Dreamgirls and starred on Broadway and received an Ovation Award for her role as Miss Mary in the musical Play On. Yvette recently sold out shows of a reprise performance at the Lesher Theatre in Ella The Musical, playing the legendary First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald. Other credits include: A Night With Janis Joplin, Once On This Island, Ain’t Misbehavin’, St. Louis Woman, Into The Woods and Sisterella at the Pasadena Playhouse, for which she won the NAACP Theatre Award for Best Performance as the wicked stepmother Dahlia. Yvette has been a featured singer at the Montreaux Jazz Festival, Holland’s North Sea Jazz Festival, performed at the Kennedy Center and the White House. She has toured and sung with some of the industries elite, Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, David Foster, and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. She has sung at the White House and the Kennedy Center. Yvette can be seen in the feature film “Middle of Nowhere” written and directed by Ava Duvernay and “Dreamgirls” starring Beyonce Knowles and Jamie Foxx.
Charlotte Cohn stars as Jane in Las Cruces at Premiere Stages.
Alberto Bonilla directs Merchant of Venice at the Secret Theatre.
Jessica Myhr stars as Sharon in Detroit at Theater With A View.
Debra Walton stars as Shirley/Diva in Priscilla Queen of the Desert at Ogunquit Playhouse.
Yvette Cason is set to play the role of Lillie Ann in Barbecue at the Geffen Playhouse.