Cast Spotlight: GYPSY

November 08, 2017

Meet the cast of NC Theatre’s classic Broadway spectacular GYPSY!


J. Elaine Marcos glides across the stage as “Tessie Tura”, an experienced burlesque performer who specializes in ballet. An 8 time Broadway triple threat comedienne, her favorite Broadway roles include: “Lily” in Annie with Jane Lynch, “Cynthia” in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and A Chorus Line. She has appeared on screen in the television productions Grace and Frankie, 2 Broke Girls, School of Rock, 30 Rock and the films St.Vincent, Before I Disappear, Morning Glory, and Every Little Step. J.Elaine also produces Motivational Mondays on her YouTube Channel and her live show What I Did for a Job.

Amma Osei will blow you away as “Mazeppa”, a confident burlesque performer with a penchant for trumpets. She has previously appeared on Broadway in the role of “Justice” in Rock of Ages. Her national & international Tours include: Rock of Ages (Justice), Dreamgirls (Effie), Fame (Ms. Sherman). Amma has also performed regionally in productions of Saturday Night Fever (Candy), Gypsy (Mazeppa), Seussical (Sour Kangaroo), Big River (Alice), Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Armelia), All Shook Up (Sylvia), Little Shop (Ronette) The Who’s Tommy (Acid Queen) Rent (Mrs. J / Joanne), and A Night With Janis Joplin (Joplinairre).


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