Bagoodi Productions Presents: Hocus Pocus (A Staged Reading)

October 22nd, 2022 8:30pm   Stage


Emily Casey / Ashley Grombol / Lauren Hart


Emily Casey (Co-Producer) - Besides being a Pocus Head, Emily is an actor, singer/guitarist and writer. She's worked regionally as an actor at Actors Theatre of Louisville, A.R.T. and others, we well as in Film/Tv in Law & Order: SVU and Blue Bloods. Originally from Chicago, Emily has been in NYC since 2016 and is proud to have stayed the course through COVID. Currently she performs and teaches young ones at Hootenanny Brooklyn and lives with her husband Ryan and two year-old son, Jonah along with their dog, Lacey. It's a lot of cute. @hiemilycasey on instagram for silliness.

Ashley Grombol (Co-producer/Dani) - Ashley is an actor, writer and creator living in Manhattan. Most recently she filmed the indie romcom, Townhouse Confidential, currently making its way through the film festival circuit. She's performed in theatres all over the city, in commercials and award winning webseries', has run a baking blog for over five years, and is in a seasonal Christmas band, The Sugar Plums, with husband and musician, Phil Pickens. For more, please visit @grombiepocket on Insta or

Lauren Hart (Sarah) - Lauren Hart is a graduate of the American Conservatory Theater’s MFA program. Favorite credits include: The Unfortunates (Roxy), The Rocky Horror Show (Janet), A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Past) all with A.C.T., Born in East Berlin (Lotte - world premiere) with SF Playhouse, Peter and the Starcatcher (Molly), Tartuffe (Elmire) with Summer Repertory Theater. @Laurrrenharttt /

Sean Zorn / Mike Dorsey / Mikey Rose


Sean Zorn (Max) - Sean is an actor and comedian originally from the Detroit metropolitan area. He received his BA in Theatre from Hope College in 2017 and moved to NYC shortly thereafter. He has appeared onstage as Ferdinand in The Tempest, Coach Adams/Stuart Edgerton in The Sparrow, and Cecil in The Line Between. Sean is also a co-host and co-producer of multiple comedy showcases around the city including Boyfriend Material and Lover Boyz. When he isn’t performing he is likely practicing guitar or agonizing over anything having to do with Liverpool Football Club. Additionally, Sean can saddle and ride a horse which is undeniably very cool. Sean is seeking representation.

Mike Dorsey (Guitar, Ensemble Roles) - Mike is an NYC based actor and musician! Some favorite credits: Tuacahn: The Buddy Holly Story. Stages: MacGyver: The Musical (World Premier). Mazeppa Productions: Avenue Q. Montgomery Theatre Company: Forever Plaid. Eagle Theatre: The Graduate. 11th Hour Theatre Company: Urinetown. Walnut St. Theatre: A Christmas Carol. Delaware Theatre Company: Burt and Me. People’s Light & Theatre Company: Aladdin: A Musical Panto. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival: Evita. Broadway Theatre of Pitman H2$. Every ounce of love to my rock and soulmate, Madelyn! 143! @mikedorseyyy
Look out for Mike along with other familiar Broadway names on the MacGyver: The Musical Concept Album coming this Fall!!

Mikey Rose (Piano/ Ensemble Roles) is a world-wandering maker of melodies, host extraordinaire, and performance/teaching artist. He’s the current host of Amateur Hour with Mikey Rose & The Flower People, a monthly showcase at Starr Bar featuring new artists every third Sunday of the month. He recently received his MFA from TISCH NYU’s Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program and is probably working on too many things at once.

Miranda Noelle Wilson / Christina Liang / Michelle Emanuela


Miranda Noelle Wilson (Winifred Sanderson) is an actor, singer, dancer, and puppeteer originally from Kansas City, MO. She's been seen off-broadway, on tours around the country, in films, in commercials, and in cabarets. Some favorites: She's a proud company member of the Treehouse Shakers, a proud long-time collaborator of Ryan Raftery on his critically-acclaimed biopic musicals, and a proud founding member of Clutch Productions. And now she's ready to put a spell on you!!!!

Christina Liang (Mary Sanderson) Christina is excited to be in Hocus Pocus! (A staged reading). She is an actress and writer based in New York. Her theater credits include The Chinese Lady (Kitchen Theatre), Pride and Prejudice (Triad Stage), Three Musketeers 1941 (Project Y Theatre), Quack (Alley Theatre), Issei, He Say (NJ Rep), A Christmas Carol (ACT), Ah, Wilderness (ACT), Love and Information (ACT). She has also made appearances on FBI: Most Wanted (CBS) and Grand Theft Auto Online (Rockstar). MFA in acting from A.C.T. and BA in Individualized Studies from N.Y.U.

Michelle Emanuela (Allison) As a Native New York Michelle has had the pleasure of performing in and around the boroughs for over ten years. After writing and producing an original short film Next Exit through the pandemic, Michelle is happy to be where the people are running amok this Halloween season! IG @michelle_emanuela Short film IG @nextexitfilm