Sunken Cathedral

Live Album Concert


Production Company: Full Out Creative
​​Producer: Kyle Beckley Abourizk
Created by: Taylor Fagins and Chase Uram
Book/Lyrics: Taylor Fagins
Music/Composer: Chase Uram
Director: Michelle Feza Kuchuk
Musical Director: Patrick B. Phillips
Orchestration/Arrangements: Mo Yeh
Stage Manager: Joanne Borts
Sound Design/Mixing: Josh Liebert
Keyboard Programmer: Jake Larimer
Music Assistant: Matt Zwiebel
Assistant Sound: Josh Samuels



Gradlon: A.D. Weaver
Dahut/Sarah: Naomi Latta
Red Knight: Jasmine Aiyana Garvin
Queen: Amanda Bailey
Featured Ensemble: Elias Husiak & Nicholas Barakos



Piano/Keyboard: Patrick B. Phillips
Drum Set/Percussion: Josh Roberts
Guitar: Beth Callen
Bass: Aamir Juman

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Cast Bios


A.D. WEAVER he/him/his (Gradlon) Off-Broadway: The Lieutenant. Regional: Slippin’ Through… (Goodman Theatre) Elf, Forever Plaid (Drury Lane), Rent (Portland Center Stage), The Color Purple (Phoenix Theatre), Five Guys Named Moe, (Court Theater), Avenue Q, Little Shop of Horrors (Mercury Theater Chicago), The Teddy Pendergrass Story (Black Ensemble Theater), Buddy Holly Story (Fireside Theatre), Journey of E. Tulane (Children’s Theater of Madison), Ragtime (Playhouse Stage Co.) , …Frog and Toad (Cardinal Stage Co.) Television: American Greed (CNBC), Southside (HBO).


NAOMI LATTA she/her (Dahut/Sarah) She is a recent graduate of Millikin University’s Musical Theatre program and is thrilled to perform this beautiful collection of music with so many talented people. Recent credits include Into The Woods (Cinderella), Violet (Lula Buffington), and a performer for the 2023 Harlem Musical Theatre Festival.
Instagram: @naomilatta


JASMINE AIYANA GARVIN she/her (Red Knight) is excited to play “Red Knight” in Sunken Cathedral. Originally from Poughkeepsie, New York, Jasmine has been a huge advocate for arts education and awareness in regional and local companies across the greater Hudson Valley. Jasmine is a 2021 graduate from the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in Musical Theatre which led her to become a recipient of the 2021 Warner Bros. Top 10 Actors in Training casting initiative. Theatre Credits: Winner (New York Theatre Barn), and The Return of Young Boy (New York Stage and Film). Television: Poker Face (Ep 7, Katy Owens).
Instagram: @jasgarvin 


AMANDA BAILEY she/her (Queen) – Amanda is excited to be a part of Sunken Cathedral.   Recent credits include Watch Night (directed by Bill T. Jones), Escape to Margaritaville (Engeman Theater), Newsies (5-Star Theatricals), Amadeus (Folger Theater).  TV: “Law & Order: SVU,” “Power Book: 3” and “Bronx’ish”.  Film: I Won the Lottery (2022 Cannes Short Film Corner).  Contact info: [email protected] and [email protected].
Instagram: @amanda_e_bailey


ELIAS HUSIAK he/him/any (Feat. Ensemble) is a New York City–born and –raised actor and singer. Previous Credits: The Division (National Queer Theater at Lincoln Center), Oedipus: Sex with Mum was Blinding (BAM Fisher), A Spirited History of Drinking, Christmas Carol Cocktails (New World Stages, the Imbible), It is a Comfort to Know (Beth Morrison Projects at National Sawdust). Film: Winner of Best Supporting Actor Award for Heights written by Lucy Sarasin. Graduate of The Neighborhood Playhouse and Ithaca College (BFA Musical Theatre). Elias is attracted to new works in any medium that highlight queer stories.
Instagram: @elihusiak


NICK BARAKOS he/him (Feat. Ensemble): Nick is stoked to be a part of this story! New York Theatre: Matt in The Fantasticks (East Village Playhouse), Su in Poupelle of Chimney Town (Signature Theatre), The Imbible (New World Stages), Otto in The Joe Hill Revival (The Triad). Favorite regional roles include Adam in An American in Paris, Mark in Rent, Davey in Newsies. Nick is also a co-founder of The Seed Collective, a New York-based film group, and has received over 11 awards and accolades for their latest project, Spin. B.A. from Wagner College.
Instagram: @NickBarakos

Production Bios


MICHELLE FEZA KUCHUK she/her (Director) is a Turkish and American theatermaker specializing in stories that explore identity, mental health, and social justice. She is particularly interested in theater as a vehicle for change – both in the stories that are told, and, as a way to promote sustainable and ethical workplaces behind the scenes. Select directing and assistant directing credits include: Sons of the Prophet (Roundabout Theatre Company), Beautiful Thing (Nicu’s Spoon Theater), and Equity, A Comedy in Elizabethan Verse (Theatre Row). As a writer, Michelle has had her work optioned, produced, and published. In mental health and suicide prevention, Michelle has impacted national training standards, and has spoken to thousands of people anonymously on multiple crisis lines. As a director, dramaturg, and producer, Michelle especially loves developing world premieres of new works.
Instagram: @michellefeza 


PATRICK B. PHILLIPS  he/him (Music Director/Conductor) is a NYC–based music director, arranger, and orchestrator specializing in the collaborative cultivation of new musical theatre from inception to the stage. Described as energetic with a fervent attention to detail, Patrick is particularly interested in the possibilities of intersectionality in musical theatre in regards to social justice, race, sexuality, and identity. He is proudly a son of immigrants from the Philippines and Barbados and is a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Broadway: The Wiz (2024 revival), Suffs, Back To the Future, Sweeney Todd (2023 revival), Jagged Little Pill. Off-Broadway/Regional: Little Miss Perfect, The Devil Wears Prada (Chicago), Shaina Taub’s As You Like It (Shakespeare in the Park). TV: Only Murders in ihe Building (Season 3). Alumnus of Rutgers University.
Instagram: @patrickthepianist


CHASE URAM he/him (Composer) is a New York City–based composer and musician. Originating from Butler, Pennsylvania, he moved to New York City with a drive to tell original, under-appreciated, and impactful stories. He worked as a musical director and dance accompanist in Pittsburgh and at Slippery Rock University. Chase has also worked as the Musical Direction Assistant for two of the Pittsburgh CLO’s summer seasons. Chase received his M.A. in Writing and Design for Musical Theatre from BerkleeNYC where he started Sunken Cathedral with Taylor. Performances of Sunken Cathedral include New York Theatre Barn’s New Work Series and BerkleeNYC’s “Steppin’ Out” at 54 Below.
Instagram: @chaseuram


TAYLOR FAGINS he/him (Book Writer/Lyricist) is a New York–based writer whose most recent titles include LIVING: A Now Musical, A Song., and I’M NOT A RACIST!. His collaborative works include Franklin (composer), Fantasy: A D&D Musical (composer/lyricist), and Sunken Cathedral. His award-winning single “we need more.” led to his television debut on the 20th anniversary season of American Idol in 2022. Since then, he has received his M.A. in Writing and Design for Musical Theatre from BerkleeNYC and plans to use his degree to create new and innovative work. Taylor’s greatest goal is to tell the stories that are unheard and uplift the voices of those who feel unseen. He feels blessed to meet the beautiful people that will help him move this vision forward at a time when the world really needs it the most.
Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Spotify, Apple Music: @taylorfagins


MO YEH they/them (Orchestrator) – Mo is an orchestrator, arranger, copyist, and app developer with a passion for queer and Asian-American musical theatre. Their current projects include Eli Cohen’s new musical, The Chosen One, and their thesis musical, Cicada 3301. Professionally, they have worked on music teams at the Paper Mill Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Timber Lake Playhouse, the Polyphone Festival of New and Emerging Musicals, and the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival. They are a proud alumnus of BerkleeNYC and Northwestern University and currently work with Roundabout Theatre Company as an IT analyst.


JOSH LIEBERT he/him (Sound Designer): is NYC–based and his work has been heard across North America, Europe, and Asia. He recently designed the world premieres of Maggie, a New Musical in Canada and The Jerusalem Syndrome for the York Theatre Company. Regionally, he’s designed six productions at the Tuacahn Center for the Arts including The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Tarzan, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Other notable projects include: Regional Theatre: Jersey Boys (Casa Mañana); Next to Normal (Westport, with Domonic Sack); Part of the Plan (TPAC Nashville); Story of my Life, South Pacific (Delaware Theatre Co.). International: Wiesenthal (Edinburgh Fringe); Central Avenue Breakdown (Daegu, ROK), Ain’t Misbehavin’ (European tour). Off-Broadway: Powerline Road; We are the Tigers; The Other Josh Cohen (2012); Son of a Gun. Broadway Associate: Peter Pan Goes Wrong; MJ the Musical; Summer; A Bronx Tale; Spring Awakening (2015); A Night with Janis Joplin.


KYLE ABOURIZK he/him (Producer) – is a military veteran and co-founder of the media and production company Full Out Creative (FOC). His mission is to help storytellers “make art that changes the conversation” by engaging in ethical work practices, and by challenging expectations about how theatre and film are made. Select producing credits include: Broadway: The Kite Runner. Film/TV: A Conflict of Love Interest (feature), Mikey’s Army, Submissions Only, Dear Asian Girls, Jackie, Handbag. XMPA, Baruch College. Learn more about FOC’s producing philosophy at
Instagram: @fulloutcreative