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the cast


Sammie Williams

Veronica Montaña

A Texas native, Sammie Williams made her Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning hit musical Dear Evan Hansen playing the principal role of Alana Beck when she was in her junior year at Pace University. Now a recent graduate, she is honored to be sharing a story so close to her heart as she returns to Broadway as Emmie in Caroline, or Change. Most recently, Samantha was seen reprising the role of Alana Beck on the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen. Jesus Would Have Loved Punk Rock is Sammie’s screen debut.


Maddie Lucas


Maddie made her LA debut in COMFORT WOMEN at the LA Theatre Center in August of 2019, at age 18 just after graduating the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, TX. She then decided to permanently move to Los Angeles and continue her Acting career. Maddie shot her first "Guest Star" role in 2020. Maddie and Abbey have been friends for over 10 years.

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Tommy Schrider

Father Ron

Tommy Schrider is a New York based actor known for The Americans, Person of Interest, and The Blacklist. Broadway: War Horse. Off-Broadway: Macbeth (TFANA); Septimus and Clarissa (Ripe Time); Close Ties (EST); Acts of Mercy, St. Crispin's Day (Rattlestick); She Stoops to Conquer, Pigtown (Irish Rep); RACE (Classic Stage).

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Zoë Bowen Smith

Narc Girl

Zoë Bowen Smith (she/her) is an actor, singer, writer, and improviser based in Washington, D.C. Her recent film credits include The Death of Anne Brontë (Charlotte Brontë), Maggie (Catherine), and Lady in the Frame (Leah). Zoë was last seen performing onstage as Laura in the Helen Hayes Awards Recommended production of Die, Mr. Darcy, Die! at Best Medicine Rep.

James Lynch


James Lynch is a comedian known from The UnderGrads comedy group. He performs in sold out comedy shows in New York City, performing at The Asylum NYC and The Pit Loft. After graduating college, he is going to pursue a career in comedy.

Abigail Choi Arader


Abigail Arader is an actress, known for Rock & Roll vs. The Invisible Bees (2022), Reconnected (2020) and Jesus Would Have Loved Punk Rock.


Ellen Lancaster

Sister Mary Jane

A New York area actor and Theater Maker for many years, Ellen has appeared On and Off Broadway and in TV and Film here and around the country. She is currently on Faculty at Montclair State University where she teaches Acting in the BFA program.


Meredith Handerhan

Mrs. G

Meredith was born in Vermont and raised in New Jersey (which she very proudly claims!).  She moved to NYC after college (Montclair State University BFA in Acting).

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