MEET OUR GUIDES
Madeline Voges is a Tampa native and graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Several independent films, commercials, a web series, improv shows and professional theatre round out her credits.
When she’s not busy performing, Maddie can be spotted on the Met Steps having yogurt with B & S or in Central Park picnicking on Sheep’s Meadow. Follow her on Instagram @madelinevoges.
Elyse Brandau is an actor, writer, and comedienne out of NYC. She performs in theaters including the Upright Citizen Brigade and was a finalist for the 2016 Just for Laughs festival. On television, she’s been featured on HBO’s Veep, NBC’s Mysteries of Laura, SNL, and an upcoming ABC’s new media series. Online, Elyse has been featured on Splitsider, Above Average, Huffington Post Comedy, Funny or Die, CollegeHumor, and The Nerdist. For all things Elyse, go to www.elysebrandau.com and follow @elysebrandau!
Roseanne, a Native New Yorker, grew up (and still lives!) 2 blocks from “The Jeffersons” building, went to the elementary school from Kramer vs. Kramer, the high school from Hackers and the university from The Devil Wears Prada, where she earned her degree in vocal performance. Roseanne has appeared in numerous theatrical, operatic and improv & sketch comedy productions throughout the US & Canada. She is currently seen in several commercials and short films on TV and the inter webs, and, following in the footsteps of George Costanza on “Seinfeld,” sometimes works as a hand model. She’s also a board-certified holistic health coach and super-mom to 3 kids.
Max Brand is an actor and a comedian in New York City. Since 2009 he has been performing all around the city and beyond. Currently, you can see him perform at ‘Maude Night’ at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater – Chelsea with his sketch team ‘A Few Sandwich Lovers’. He has also been seen in various comedy videos for Comedy Central, Above Average, and Flama. You may have also seen him briefly in the HBO miniseries ‘Mildred Pierce’ with Kate Winslet but do not blink because you may miss him and his one line. You can also follow him on twitter @MaxLBrand and on Instagram @lempkebrandy for sweet jokes from a sweet boy.
Originally hailing from Boston, Molly is psyched to be living the dream in NYC. She is currently performing off-broadway at New World Stages in The Imbible: Day Drinking, a four-person a cappella musical about the history of brunch cocktails. Other favorite credits include Susan in Tick, Tick… BOOM, Olive in …Spelling Bee and Maria in West Side Story. She graduated magna cum laude from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA with a double major in theatre and music and has been performing (and tour guiding!) ever since. Visit www.MollyGervis.com for more info and exciting new updates.
Angela Sclafani is a singer, songwriter, theater composer, and actor. Her debut musical The Other Side of Paradise, which she wrote, performed, and co-produced, premiered in Ars Nova’s 2017 ANT Fest. Select theater: Kansas City Choir Boy (ART Oberon, CTG), The Daughters (NYU), Liz Swados’ The Reality Show; Workshops: Burn All Night,The Good Swimmer. Angela is a 2018 Richie Jackson Artist Fellow and a 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist. Her music is available online. www.angelasclafani.com
Marc Baron has been working with OLT for 16 years as our Sopranos Location Tour Guide. He has worked on thirteen episodes of The Sopranos as a stand-in/double for Michael Imperioli, John Ventimigilia and Frank Vincent. Marc is a Shepherd of The Lambs, America’s oldest professional theatrical association, founded in NY in 1874, and president of its foundation, an entertainment-based charity founded in 1943 . www.The-Lambs.org, www.TheLambsFoundation.org
Marc is currently developing a feature film comedy about computer geeks, the lottery, and the Mob, titled MegaBall$. The film will feature Joe Gannascoli from The Sopranos, Lin Tucci of Orange is the New Black, Jack Mulcahey of Sex and the City, and waiting on commitments from Dominic Chianese of The Sopranos, and Danny Aiello. Marc was originally encouraged to write by Matthew Broderick and Dustin Hoffman on the film set of Family Business years ago. Matthew recently did a luncheon for The Lambs Foundation raising $2,500. www.MegaBallsMovie.com, www.Oroloro.com
Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Amadeo currently performs on the Upright Citizens Brigade Maude House Sketch Comedy Team Archnemesis and he Hosts and Produces a monthly variety show at The Triad Theatre called The Comedy Blender. He is currently off and on touring the United States performing the one-man show Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus Live! Having performed it in over 50 cities the past year and a half!
In addition to his comedy, Amadeo also can be seen in various television and film productions. His wide range of dramatic and comedic roles include a co-starring role in the final episode of the HBO hit series Boardwalk Empire, a co-starring role in the season finale of the Netflix series Marvel’s Daredevil, a co-starring role in the CBS show As The World Turns and a supporting role in the feature film A New York Heartbeat, starring Eric Roberts and Rachel Brosnahan.
A shameless lifelong performer, Gary can most recently be seen as a recurring guest star on Blue Bloods. He has also recently performed in co-star roles for Law & Order: SVU, House of Cards, Billions, and Jessica Jones and was a series regular on the Nicktoons live action show Alien Dawn. Among his other noteworthy turns, he has hosted The Onion’s mock debate show “In The Know,” had a small principal role in The Bourne Legacy, appeared as the featured dancing businessman in the Saturday Night Live music video “Boombox,” and had the privilege of performing in a staged reading with Oscar nominee Shoreh Aghdashloo. Just last year, he was delighted to be chosen to perform sketch comedy in NBC’s annual Diversity Showcase. When not acting or offending audiences with some stand-up, he co-produces sketch comedy videos for his YouTube channel Cringe Factory including writing and performing in his multi-million view web sensation “Panhandler Party.”
Carly Ameling is a singer, dancer, actor from Northeastern Ohio and a graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy’s Musical Theatre Program. Carly was recently seen in the New York New Works Theatre Festival’s production of Sleepy Hollow the Musical. Regional show credits include Les Miserables, Legally Blonde, Shrek and many more. When Carly is not performing you can find her walking some of the cities finest four legged fur babies or spending an afternoon at Ladurée snacking on some macaroons with Blair. Follow her on Instagram @CarlyAmeling
Benji is an actor from the often-forgotten sixth NY borough: New Jersey! He is a recent graduate from Rutgers University in NJ, where he had the wonderful opportunity to play some fantastic roles in a variety of plays and musicals. His favorite college shows include A Chorus Line, Boeing Boeing and Avenue Q. Benji has also performed in theaters around New York and New Jersey and is currently continuing to pursue his acting career in the big city! Benji is a huge tv/film fanatic – that’s why he’s here with you guys today! – and will tell anyone who’ll listen about Breaking Bad and how much he loves Netflix. When the screens are all powered down, nothing beats curling up with a good Stephen King book!
Chris Triebel is a New York based actor and podcaster. His podcast, The Media Lunch Break covers everything going on in comics, movies and anything nerd. You can subscribe to The Media Lunch Break on iTunes and YouTube.
Kate Walker is an Alabama transplant who now loves working and living in NYC. She has a degree in Theatre from Birmingham Southern College and has performed in many theatre and improv shows throughout the US. Kate is a movie and television trivia enthusiast and enjoys spending her days in Central Park. She looks forward to having you on her tour!
Ally is a US/UK-trained actress & singer who proudly holds her BFA degree in Musical Theater from The Chicago College of Performing Arts & her Masters in Acting from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. When she was a bell-bottom, choker-wearing teenybopper, she began performing professionally in her hometown of Philadelphia & continues to add more credits to her resume, having performed on prominent stages in major cities such as Chicago, London, New York & has traveled with national tours across the USA. When she’s not gabbing about her three favorite subjects: Sex, New York City, & SexAndTheCity (of course), you can find her singing jazz at cabarets around town, writing and performing her own work (she debuted her one-woman show, Screw the Ruby Shoes, in February of 2017), shopping for outrageous vintage dresses, & finding inspiration from her Brooklyn neighborhood. Diving into the SATC world, she would like to take this moment to thank her four fictitious bffs for teaching her the dating rules, Samantha for teaching her to break them, & Carrie for teaching her that in fashion… there are no rules. And yes, that’s correct, Ally does have the confidence to wear a tutu past the age of 4!!
Follow her on Instagram : @allydoman / www.alexandradoman.com for more info xoxo
Melissa Stokoski is a comedian, writer and actor based in New York City. She’s a regular on SiriusXM Insight and Radio Andy, a freelance contributor for Elite Daily and hosts the long-running weekly stand up show, Bitches’ Brew. She’s been featured on The Wendy Williams Show, Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live and TruTV’s Late Night Snack. Stokoski co-wrote and starred in Handmaid’s Tale: The Musical, which is exactly what it sounds like. For more go to www.stokoski.com or @m_stoks on Twitter/Instagram.
Upon moving to the big Apple from Cincinnati, Abby fell in love with New York like Carrie and a pair of Jimmy Choos. Abby is an artist in the performing world of theatre and film. As an actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer she was worked both regionally and around the country. When not on the stage or behind the camera, Abby enjoys seeking out the best Ramen in NYC, spending too much money on yoga classes, and sipping martinis with her very own Charlotte, Samantha, and Miranda. @babsigail www.abbybartish.com