MEET THE CAST OF SHOOTING STAR!
Coleman Cummings (He/They)
Coleman Cummings (he/they) is delighted to be playing Taylor in Shooting star! Favorite credits include: The 25th anniversary tour of Rent (Roger), Next to Normal (Gabe), Kinky Boots and Mamma Mia! Thank you to the entire cast and creative team for working so hard to make this production as successful as possible! And thanks to all their friends and family for their constant love and support! @colemanscummings
Juan Danner (He/Him)
(Martin Lords/Butch O'Neal)u/s James Grant)
Juan Danner (Butch O’Neal/Martin Lords) Juan feels lucky to be able to play a couple of porn stars in this story! A lover of new works, Juan was recently seen in TheaterWorksUSA’s production of EL OTRO OZ (The Iron Chef), featured in the New York Times. NYU Tisch Alum. www.juandanner.com | IG @juan.danner
Grant Evan (They/He)
(Tiger Black u/s James Grant)
Grant Evan most recently appeared in Ain't Misbehavin at Titusville Playhouse in sunny Florida. Grant kicked off the year in The Baker's Wife Off Broadway with J2 Spotlight (with casting by Stephen Schwartz). They have appeared in Five Guys Named Moe at the Fulton Theater in Lancaster, PA. Other favorite roles include Martin in Scouts the Musical, Man 1 in Songs for A New World at the Limelight Theatre and Lilies, or the Revival of a Romantic Drama- Off Broadway. They currently reside in New York City. IG: TheGrantEvan
Grant Latus (He/Him)
Since last spring Grant has done three separate productions of On Your Feet: The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. Recently performed at The Phoenix Theatre Company, Engeman Theater in Long Island, and the spanish world premiere at Gala Hispanic Theater in Washington D.C. This is Grant’s NYC premiere.
Spencer Petro (They/He)
(JR Andrews, u/s Taylor Trent)
Spencer Petro is beyond thrilled to be joining this beautiful piece. They were last seen in the World Premier of The Bisley Boy as Bisely. Recent credits include Alone; A New Musical (54 Below) and Pippin (Pippin). Leading life with love & light. @Spencerrpetro
Maya Santiago (They/She)
(Ensemble, Dance Captain, u/s Mr. Sue)
Maya Santiago is filled with joy and gratitude to join the Shooting Star family! They were most recently seen in the Amazon Prime TV Show SPRUNG. Endless thanks to Point Park University, The Mine Agency and the Shooting Star team. Maya would like to thank her family, friends, and teachers, for uplifting her including her mom for all her wisdom and unconditional love. All glory belongs to God! www.mayalsantiago.com IG: @mayalsantiago
CHRISTIAN HEINEMANN (He/They)
Christian Heinemann (he/they) is honored to be making his New York theatrical debut joining the incredible cast of Shooting Star. Most recently, Christian was seen onboard Disney Cruise Line and in Little Women (Laurie). He would like to thank his family and friends, and the entire team at Shooting Star for welcoming him with open arms. Otterbein Alum. @thechristianh
Zuri Washington (She/Her)
(Mr. Sue) Member of Actors' Equity Association
Zuri Washington is thrilled to be a part of this kinky little family! Credits include: Paper Mill’s Sister Act, Other World (World Premiere), Bat Out of Hell, Memphis and Bring it On. You can follow her personal and professional exploits on IG (@zuriwithafringeontop). If you like superheroes listen to her host the podcast “Supa Black!” wherever podcasts are available. Follow @supablackpodcast on IG. Welcome to the Black Rooster!
Craig Winberry (He/Him)
Craig Winberry is a singer, actor and writer. Winberry’s love affair with performing began at an early age singing in the church choir. From that point on, he knew there would always be a song and a stage in his future—and his dreams have come true in ways even beyond his vivid imagination—as an actor, singer and songwriter, and in television, film and (of course) live theater.
In addition to headlining “The Life and Music of George Michael” North American Tour, Winberry’s other live theater accomplishments include writing and starring in “Executive Order”, which earned All Out Arts Recognition for Outstanding Monologue for the Fresh Fruit Festival. He debuted his own original holiday show, “Christmas Spirits: Neat Edition” at Broadway’s living room Feinstein’s/54 Below supper club returning this November 30, 2022. Also, Craig has taken his dramatic and comedic acting talents in the off-Broadway productions of “Global Gay” at the Lamama Experimental Theatre and “Thank You for Being a Friend: The Golden Girls Musical Parody” at the Here Arts Center.