Cast & Creative Team
Hawksley Workman is a JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, boasting a catalogue of 17 releases and performing over a thousand shows worldwide. His award-winning one-man cabaret theatre show The God That Comes debuted in 2013 (Tarragon Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, New Zealand Festival and Arhus Festival in Denmark). Workman has received two Sterling Award nominations: Outstanding Score of a Play or Musical for The Silver Arrow (2018) and Almost a Full Moon (2022) at The Citadel. In 2019 he had his Stratford debut as Composer for The Neverending Story.
Todd Lumley, a.k.a. Mr. Lonely, is a Canadian musician from Hamilton, ON, now based in Toronto. He studied piano, completing his Grade 10 RCM and attended McGill University majoring in piano performance. He began his career in musical theatre four decades ago working as a piano accompanist and music director for dozens of stage productions. Over the past 24 years, he has developed a brotherly relationship with Hawksley Workman as a member of Hawksley’s live performance group, touring throughout North America, Europe and Australia.
Chariz Faulmino ,
Chariz Faulmino Chariz (She/They/Siya) is a Filipinx-Canadian multi-disciplinary performer based in amiskwacîwâskahikan/Edmonton. They are thrilled to be ringing in the holidays alongside Canadian Legend, Hawksley Workman! Recent Credits include: Prison Dancer (National Arts Centre); Shakespeare In The Park (Freewill Shakespeare Festival); Everybody Goes To Mitzi’s (Teatro La Quindicina); Almost A Full Moon, Uptown Girls, A Christmas Carol, and Summer Roadshows (Citadel Theatre); Joni Mitchell’s Songs Of A Prairie Girl, A Doll’s House Part II (Theatre Network/Wild Side Productions); Mamma Mia! (Mayfield Dinner Theatre). Catch them next: She Loves You: An All Women Tribute To The Beatles (Citadel Theatre, House Series) and GREASE (Mayfield Dinner Theatre). Chariz shares their gratitude to their loved ones who encourage and uplift them everyday, as well as the special ones who guide her in spirit. Maligayang Pasko! Happy Holidays!
This is Luc’s fourth journey to the moon, after having played Sébastien in the Collider Festival reading, the staged concert, and last season’s world premiere production of Almost A Full Moon. The album has quickly become a treasured part of Luc’s holiday season, and he’s so happy to be making music with the team once again. Luc’s holiday wish is that you spend time with those who make you feel like your best version of you. Love, as always, to Mom and Dad.
Amanda Mella Rodriguez,
Amanda is a 13-year-old Filipino artist who was born in California, USA and moved to Canada in 2015. She started singing at the age of eight. She is ecstatic to be performing again with some of her fellow AFM cast members. Theatre credits include: Almost a Full Moon, upcoming The Sound of Music (Citadel Theatre).