Derek Mateo - Derek is thrilled to return to musicals in Letters to Eve after a long break. His credits include America is in the Heart(Lead), Coachella, and Jimmy Kimmel Live with U2. Also a filmmaker/professor he co-produced and directed Brother Husbands, a series currently making rounds on the festival circuit. Derek would like to dedicate this performance to his family, friends, and students.
Karen Takahashi Bio - Karen would like to thank Dan & Julia for this opportunity to be in this amazing life changing show & cast. Karen was part of the original ensemble in the musical "Devuelta a casa" in Peru and Argentina. She was also a member of the Mindless Groove and played at various venues. Karen was also in the musical "Back to Broadway".
Abigail Somera Bio - Abigail is an Orange County native who earned her BA in Theatre Arts Performance – Acting from CSU Long Beach. Theatre credits: Mimi – Miss Saigon; Dancer – Aladdin: Dual Language Edition; Lorelei – The Lorelei; Wife/Royal Ballet Dancer – The King & I. When she is not onstage, she teaches acting classes for kids, as well as mommy-and-me child development classes. She has been part of this show since the first production a year ago, and thanks Dan for trusting her with his beautiful work! Lastly, she is incredibly thankful for all the never-ending love and support from her family and friends! IG: @abigailsomera