M57 Straight From Delancey
THE CAST & CREW
STEPHANIE COOPER & HOWARD WEINBERG – CO-HOSTS
MEREDITH MANNA -VOCALIST
PUMA PERL – POET/WRITER
RICHARD STEIN – ACTOR/SINGER/COMEDIAN
BETTE WANDERMAN – FILMMAKER
HELENE GRESSER – COMEDIAN/ACTOR
KATYA LAPAEVA– VOCALIST
ETHAN FEIN & THE M57 BAND
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BROWN – BASS
DAG MARKHUS – DRUMS
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SETH GOLDMAN & ELLEN KAYE – HOSTS
ETHAN FEIN – MUSICAL DIRECTOR/ARRANGER/GUITAR/BANJO
BILL MOSS – ENGINEER
EDDIE GONZALES – PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Stephanie Cooper is a successful writer and lawyer. She has earned a BA in Literature and a MFA in Chamber Music. Cooper has served as the President of the Sarah Lawrence Alumnae Association and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees.
Howard Weinberg, is a teacher, independent documentary filmmaker, and television journalist. He co-founded The Documentary Project at the Columbia Journalism School, where he also runs a documentary screening series and mentors students who make half-hour documentaries.
Meredith has been seen currently singing around NYC at various jams including the Jon Paris blues band at BB Kings, Big Ed Blues Band at the Red Lion, Richie Kanota’s Band at the Bitter End, Kirk Driscoll’s Band at Nancy Lee’s Pig Heaven, and with Richard Frank’s Stony Creek Band at the Cuppingroom Read More>
Puma Perl is a widely published poet and writer. She is the author of two chapbooks, the award-winning Belinda and Her Friends and the recently published Ruby True, and two full-length collections, knuckle tattoos and the recently published Retrograde. Her current venture is Puma Perl’s Pandemonium, which launched at the Bowery Electric in 2012 and brings poetry together with rock and roll.
Richard’s recent one man show, CUT+PASTE-A MUSICAL MEMOIR,at LaMama’s downtown experimental theater, with original incidental music written by Richard, was a sellout success. The show emphasized a life that he has tap-danced with the world of style since his early teens.