3pm Sunday May 15, 2022 Off Broadway Improv Comedy

New York Improv Theater’s signature off-Broadway interactive musical comedy show presents original skits and songs improvised based on audience suggestions and participation live from Times Square NYC. See line ups below!!!

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3pm Sunday May 15 Improv Comedy Cast in order of appearance on flyer above:

Wayne “Weaux” Babineaux (5/15 MC) is an NYC-based actor, singer, and musician who has been performing with Eight Is Never Enough Improv since July 2021. He is also the host of The Golden Hour at the Broadway Comedy Club, a new variety show featuring the freshest comedians, musicians, and performers in town each month!

Wayne holds a B.A. in Theatre from Fordham University, studied theatre abroad at the London Dramatic Academy, and released his debut album, “Weaux Is Me” in 2021. Follow him @weauxisme on Instagram and learn more online at www.weauxisme.com !

Dewight Braxton Jr is a signed New York based actor, singer and writer who originally hails from Detroit Michigan. With a plethora of theatre and film credits under his belt, both regional and international, he is ready to take over New York!

Dewight studied at Wayne State University where he received his B.A in theatre with a minor in Musical theatre. Prior to this he received his Engineering degree from Ferris State University. 

Since breaking into the NY scene and signing with his agency (SW ARTISTS) he has been on the Apple TV show (Dickinson), played multiple roles for NY black arts productions “lion” (the wiz), “Simba ” (Lion King jr) and “Prince Eric” (little mermaid jr) and was in a movie on Amazon prime “Anthony” (set in motion). 

International roles include I am -original play – Scotland, fringe festival, Hair- Judd u/s, ensemble-Windsor Ontario, Canada

Regional roles include Mitch Mahoney (25th annual Putnam county spelling bee), Karl the giant ( Big Fish), Dick (Christmas carol), Brucie (Sweat) and etc…

With all the love and support behind him he is ready to set the acting world ablaze. 

Natalie Osborne is a Brooklyn based actor, writer, and comedian. She is an alumna of Bennington College, and is now making great use of her degree in anthropology! She’s a member of the Dramatist Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA eligible. In 2021, her sketch comedy team Story Gauntlet won The Reykjavik Award at Portfringe and was invited to perform in Reykjavik this summer. She also performs regularly with THEY Improv and her indie team Baby Yoda. She attends Jam Sessions at The PIT, and teaches improv and acting on Takelessons.com. When she isn’t performing, Natalie enjoys re-watching Star Wars movies, adventuring in the forest, and anything and everything to do with Halloween. Occasionally, she still enjoys learning about humanity and our cultures. 

Grant Ray recently graduated from Louisiana state university in Baton Rouge, with a bachelors in theater performance and member of The LSU improv troop for 3 years. During the pandemic Grant could be found on zoom performing with California comedy trouble LAC, as well as various plays and viral fringe festival works. Grant made his debut with New York Improv Theater this Spring and is already working on improv comedy shows at k12 schools and murder mystery gigs on the road.

Elise Ramaekers is a native of Des Moines, Iowa and is an Actor, Improviser, & Teacher based in Astoria, Queens.Soon, Elise will be displaying her character skills in the musical play “True Confessions of a Straight Man” at the Lorrie Beechman Theatre this upcoming June, 9th, 24th, and 30th.  Her more recent Off-Broadway musical credits include starring as Louise DuSaunt in Beauty & the Beast at The Players Theatre, Old Woman/Sister 1 in Dracula: Lord of the Dark at the Vino Theatre, & she also starred in the devised work “Unchilding” at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music. Elise is a Professional Improviser and is a resident Actor/Company member of  Theatre Nerds Murder Mysteries (theatrenerds.com) and Accomplice NYC (accomplicetheshow.com). She can be seen making up musicals on the spot at The Magnet Theatre and performs Musical Improv, Hip Hop Improv, & Long-Form, Improv with multiple Comedy Groups around the city.Check her website eliseramaekers.com for more updates. IG: elise_ramaekers. 
IG: @elise_ramaekers  

Mike Gorman is a 22-year-old writer, comedian, and online content creator based in Washington Heights, and originally from Hanson, Massachusetts. He studied Comedic Arts at Emerson College in Boston, graduating in December 2020. The only verifiable record of his existence between that point and today is his TikTok (@mikefunnyboi) account, where he grew a sizable following during the pandemic by talking mainly about Pokemon. Beyond this, he’s primarily a comedy writer and performer, focusing on sketch, improv, and dry wit. His interests also include singing, voice acting, professional wrestling, fretting over finding a true purpose, and gaming. Three fun facts about him to finish off: he skipped the 7th grade, he has strong opinions on the Oxford Comma, and he hopes you enjoy the show!

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