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Introducing Damon Kirsche as Trevor Graydon!

We're excited to welcome back Damon Kirsche to Performance Riverside. Read more about Damon below!

DAMON KIRSCHE (Trevor Graydon) is delighted to return to Performance Riverside, where he appeared in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Brad), PHANTOM (Phillipe), THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (Aldolpho) and THE FANTASTICKS (El Gallo). Recent Stage: DEAR WORLD starring Tyne Daley (Prospector) - VPAC, OKLAHOMA! (Hakim) - Cabrillo, 42ND STREET (Julian Marsh) and MAMMA MIA! (Bill) - MTWichita. Kirsche created the roles “Logos” (Eric Whitacre’s PARADISE LOST: SHADOWS & WINGS) – Carnegie and Disney Halls, and “Pujol” (A PASSING WIND) – Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center (Barrymore Award nomination, Best Lead Actor in a Musical).

Kirsche is a fixture of the New York and LA concert and cabaret circuits, appearing in Bruce Kimmel’s “Kritzerland” series at The Federal, with Brad Ellis of TV’s “Glee” in “An Evening of Classic Broadway” and “Up With a Twist” at Rockwell Table & Stage, and at Birdland, the Metropolitan Room, Eighty-Eights, The E-Spot, The Gardenia, The Jazz Bakery, M Bar, Catalina Jazz Club and as featured cabaret artist aboard the Celebrity Equinox. Since 2002, Kirsche has been the lead male vocalist for Dean Mora’s vintage orchestras in CA, presenting dance band arrangements of the American Songbook from Ragtime through late ‘60s Big Band.. Recent Film: “Pushing Dead” (Best Feature, Frameline). Kirsche can also be heard on the Decca Broadway recording of “The Ziegfeld Follies of 1936,” the DRG recording of “Babes in Arms,” and the Carnegie Hall recording of The Gershwins' “Tip-Toes.”

FILM/TV:“Gods and Generals,” “LA Confidential,” “StarTrek: Voyager” (as the first character of Nuu’bari ethnicity), and the recently-premiered indie film “Pushing Dead” (starring James Roday and Danny Glover and awarded Best Feature at SF’s 40th Annual Frameline Festival). Kirsche is the lyricist and co-author of the original musical ALL THAT GLITTERS - A HOLLYWOOD BLACKLIST FABLE.

Training: Juilliard. Online: DamonKirsche.com

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