A New Orleans icon, entertainer Becky Allen has appeared in a dazzling array of musicals, comedies, and cabaret shows. She won the 2007 Storer Boone Award for her starring role in Kimberly Akimbo. Other recent shows include Boobs! The Musical, OKRA, Dirty Blonde, the Fred Palmisano revue Tunes, and Ricky Graham’s long-running comedy And the Ball and All. Becky has also appeared in a number of feature films and local television and radio commercials. She is a multiple recipient of the Gambit and New Orleans Magazine favorite actress awards. Becky also received the Big Easy Lifetime Achievement Award. Becky was the inspiration for the Harry Mayronne/Ricky Graham song Every Day is Mardi Gras in Heaven.
Harry Mayronne has performed in venues in New Orleans, NYC, Houston, Cincinnati, and Greenbrier, WV. In 2006 Harry co-produced the off-Broadway production of his restaurant musical The Black & White Blues, written in collaboration with Ricky Graham. The show had a three-year run at Le Chat Noir in New Orleans. He produced the BWB original cast CD as well as Every Day is Mardi Gras in Heaven, with his own jazz band. He composed the score for the Canadian feature film Lana in Love, which stars The New Adventures of Old Christine’s Clark Gregg. Harry currently appears with Anais St. John at the Windsor Court Hotel. He has been seen with his marionette character, Miss Viola, in Bustout Burlesque at Tipitina’s and House of Blues. In Summer of 2008 Harry served as Musical Director for the Pfister Sisters’ four-week engagement in Berlin.
Native New Yorker Chris Wecklein, a well-known entertainer in New Orleans, has been seen in many local shows, most recently A Confederacy of Dunces at the Tennessee Williams Festival. He was an original cast member of The Black & White Blues, as well as co-producer of the NYC production. His shows include his own tributes to Al Jolson at Le Chat Noir and Elvis at Boomtown Casino. In cabaret he has appeared in N.O., NYC, Houston, and the prestigious Greenbrier. A national Maalox TV spot is among Chris‘s commercial appearances. MC engagements include Caroling in the Square with Becky Allen and Bustout Burlesque at House of Blues. He can be seen in the upcoming feature film I Love you Philip Morris as Baylor, Philip’s friend.
Sound engineer Andy Average began deejaying, sound engineering, and performing in nightclubs and music venues in San Francisco. A part of the early punk rock scene, he is now a resident of New Orleans.
As a trio Becky, Chris, and Harry have entertained at the Bayou Playhouse, Mimi’s in the Marigny, Cutter’s, Marigny Brasserie, Feelings Cafe, Tony Mandina’s, and Crazy Johnnie’s, as well as numerous special events and conventions.