"EastSiders" explores the aftermath of infidelity on a gay couple in Silverlake, CA. When Cal (Kit Williamson) finds out Thom (Van Hansis) has been cheating on him with Jeremy (Matthew McKelligon), their relationship is turned upside down.
- Van Hansis (Thom) was nominated for three daytime Emmies for his portrayal of Luke Snyder in the long-running CBS soap opera "As the World Turns." Other film and tv credits include "Nikita," "The Mentalist," "Psych" and the feature film "Occupant" which premiered at the Gotham Screen Film Festival and is now available on demand. Stage credits include the NY premiere of Charles Busch's "Die Mommy Die" at New World Stages, "Dance Dance Revolution," "Johnny Applef?%ker," "An Evening Honoring the Laramie Project" and the Williamstown Theater Festival. Hansis received his B.F.A. in acting from Carnegie Mellon University.
- Kit Williamson (Cal) began his career on Broadway, in the Tony-Nominated revival of "Talk Radio." Other credits include "Numb3rs," "Death Valley," "2011 Moby Dick" (The Asylum), "Para-Normal" (Screamfest LA), "Panacea" (Sacramento Horror Fest), "The Untimely Concurrence" (AOF Fest winner, best LGBT short) and Best Friends Forever, from director Brea Grant, which will premiere at Slamdance in 2013. Other stage credits include "Made in Poland" at 59E59. He can also be seen on the web in Hipsterhood: The Series, this Daywalt Fear Factory short, and this registered immortal PSA on Funny or Die. He is currently pursuing his MFA in playwriting at UCLA.
- John Halbach (Ian) made his New York theatre debut in the Roundabout's Broadway revival of "Tartuffe". Other credits include: CollaborationTown's "The Deepest Play Ever" and "Children at Play" (for which he was nominated for the NYIT Award for Outstanding Actor), the NY Fringe hit "John and Greg's High School Reunion" (which he also co-wrote), "Beowulf" Off-Broadway, "The Affair in 22B" Off-Broadway, "Little Shop of Horrors" at Northern Stage, "Urban Cowboy" at Gateway Playhouse, "Tartuffe" at Two River Theatre, and "Crumble" at Sacred Fools Theatre. He will soon be seen in the feature film Best Friends Forever. He has a BFA in acting from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
- Constance Wu (Kathy) recently appeared in Brit Marling's "Sound of My Voice" which premiered at Sundance and was distributed by Fox Searchlight. Film credits include "Electric Slide," "Watching TV With the Red Chinese," "Year of the Fish," "Stephanie Daly" and "Best Friends Forever," which will premiere at Slamdance in 2013. Television credits include "Middle Ages," "Torchwood," "Law & Order: SVU" and "One Life to Live." Stage credits include "Ping Pong Diplomacy" at 59E59. She recently made her directorial debut with the short film "My Mother is a Human Being." She is a graduate of Suny Purchase.
- Matthew McKelligon (Jeremy) is making his Sundance debut this winter in "Interior. Leather Bar," a film directed by James Franco and Travis Mathews. His television credits include "In the Flow with Affion Crockett," "Key and Peele," "Friends with Benefits," as well as HereTV's "She's Living For This." He has also starred in numerous commercials, most notably opposite Kim Kardashian in her latest Midori ad campaign. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.
- Stephen Guarino (Quincy) starred as a cast member on "The Big Gay Sketch Show" on Logo for all three seasons and can most recently be seen playing the role of Derrick in "Happy Endings" on ABC. He has appeared in films such as "Confessions of a Shopaholic," "I Hate Valentine's Day," "Bear City" and "Bear City 2." He has also made guest appearances on shows such as "Til Death" and "Law & Order: SVU." Guarino has performed sketch comedy as a member of "Sak Comedy Lab" in Orlando and with The Groundlings in Los Angeles, and co-starred in The Nuclear Family, a fully improvised Off-Broadway musical comedy that debuted in 2005.