Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Cast and Band

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James King, Hedwig

Lauren Mayer, Yitzhak



Giustin MacLean, Skszp / Keys

Iain Leslie, Krzyzhtof / Guitar

Erik Larson, Jacek / Bass

Robert Purcell, Schlatko / Drums

James King, Hedwig

James KingFor Hart House Theatre: The Baker in Into The Woods, Peter in Jesus Christ Superstar.

Selected Credits: Featured Performer in Manhattan Concert Series (Soulpepper); All For Beaver Hats, Laura Secord, The Notorious Right Robert & His Robber Bride (Festival Players of Prince Edward County); Jesus in Godspell, Hastings The MusicalAleck Bell (Tweed & Co. Theatre); Dennis in Scooter Thomas (Black Rabbit Theatre) Taming of The Shrew, Measure For Measure (St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival).

About: James is a multi-faceted performer who hails from North Augusta, ON. He is a graduate of the music theatre program at St. Lawrence College. Also a singer-songwriter, he released his debut EP Where Will You Take Me in early 2017. His band James King & The Midnight Hours currently holds a residency at The Amsterdam Bicycle Club, and perform regularly throughout the city. See more here. “Buy the ticket, take the ride” – HST



Lauren Mayer, Yitzhak 

Lauren MayerFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Florinda in Into The Woods (Randolph Theatre/Tim French), Little Sally in Urinetown (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Edinburgh Fringe), Lavinia in Willy’s Bitches (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Edinburgh Fringe), Feat. Ensemble in Jesus Christ Superstar (Lower Ossington Theatre), Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family Musical (Alexander Showcase Theatre), Percy in 7 Stories (Sour Dog Theatre/The Loose Moose Theatre – Calgary, AB), Frenchie in The Life (Call It A Day Productions). 

About: Born and raised in Toronto, Lauren is a graduate of the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts (2014), and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (2015), where she obtained her Master’s Degree in Musical Theatre Performance. Additionally, Lauren co-owns the production company, Call It A Day Productions. Lauren is incredibly grateful to be making her Hart House debut in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a show that she has held close to her heart for a very long time.