Mandy Goodhandy (she/her/lady)
Mandy Goodhandy aka Amanda Taylor is a recording artist, comedian, entrepreneur, and author. She is a graduate of Sheridan College Music Theatre, and has been an entertainer for over 30 years. She launched her CD and book "Just Call me Lady" in 2018 to rave reviews. She then presented "Just Call me Lady" The Musical, combining songs with parts of her book into a stage production in 2019.
She specializes in torch songs and ballads, and will be combining her songs and comedy style with Mateo Chavez Lewis (piano/singer) for a fun salute to cabaret and music theatre, mostly presented in musical medley form.
Mateo Chavez Lewis (He/They)
A Toronto-based performer, singer, actor, songwriter and pianist, Mateo is best known for writing the book, music, and lyrics to "Boys Don’t Cry", a new musical which premiered at the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival, and for his earth-shaking performance of his song, “Dear Greta.”
A horn player for many of Canada's best known exports and domestic successes, Gene records and performs in the United States and Canada. He served as Michael Bublé's musical director and featured soloist, and was the latest addition to Ronnie Hawkins' band, The Hawks.
Gene has released four CDs as a solo artist. He continues to travel, perform and record extensively, dividing his time between Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, and New Orleans.
Justan is an Indigenous performer originally from Chatham-Kent, Ontario. He is a graduate of the Music Theatre Performance program at St. Clair College, and has been performing professionally in Toronto for the past four and a half years. Favourite credits include: J.D. in Heathers The Musical, and The Emcee in Cabaret!