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meet the cast

Maggie Mcdowell

Maggie is thrilled to be back with her roommates! She was last seen as Lauren in Kinky Boots at the Ogunquit Playhouse after sharing the show on Broadway, the 1st National Tour, and at The Muny (Ensemble, Lauren u/s.) Broadway: Disaster! (OBC) Off Broadway: The Marvelous Wonderettes (Missy Miller), Disaster! (Marianne), Pinklacious! (Dr. Wink) Regional favorites: 9 to 5 (Doralee, Theatre by the Sea), Annie Get Your Gun (Annie Oakley, The Fireside) Hello Dolly! (Ermengarde, Studio Tenn) Grease (Marty, Ogunquit Playhouse) Disaster! (Sister Mary Downey, CT Rep) She also wrote and starred in Morning Person: to Broadway, Baby and Back, her NYC solo debut at The Green Room 42. Huge thanks the LQ team and love to my boys Stephen & Thomas. Follow her @_maggiemcdowell_  and check out www.maggiemcdowell.com for more.

Lauren is thrilled to be returning to the cast of Love Quirks as it reopens Off-Broadway! Favorite theatre credits include: The Black Book (swing), Next to Normal (Natalie), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Olive), Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More with Feeling (Buffy), & Saved: The Unauthorized Musical Parody (Hilary Faye). She was also seen in multiple readings and the 2014 workshop of Love Quirks. TV: Most Evil, My Dirty Little Secret. Huge thanks to the entire Love Quirks creative and producing team. LaurenTesterman.com. About Artists Agency. Instagram: @LaurenTesterman. TikTok: @lauren.testerman

Lauren Testerman

Matthew’s favorite credits include Jersey Boys, Heathers, Million Dollar Quartet, and, of course, the pre-pandemic-almost-production of Love Quirks. He’s also been on TV a few times in “Difficult People”, “Hostages”, “Jon Glaser Loves Gear”, and several other shows. If you’d like to know more about him follow him on Instagram at @matthewfschatz, and make sure to watch him live on Twitch at twitch.tv/mrfancymatt.

matthew schatz

erin lamar

Erin is an AEA/ CAEA actor and is excited to be back with the Love Quirks family! Lamar is the proud Founder and CEO of Amplified Voices Productions (AVP), a photography and videography/filmmaking company that focuses on representing stories and championing the careers of POC and LGBTQIA+ artists and professionals. Since the launch of AVP (Dec 2020), he has produced, directed, written, performed and has been the Director of Photography in several films, pilots, series and web series. He has photographed Broadway performers, television and film actors, regional theater productions, corporate executives and small businesses.  Lamar and AVP works with clients in NYC, Tampa Bay Area, Atlanta, Miami, LA and the Bay Area (California). Theater Credits include: Paradise Square: A New Musical, Sousatzka, Five Points, Bring It On! The Musical, The Wild Party, Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet, Shakespeare’s R&J, Passing Strange, A Free Man of Color, Hairspray and more.  Lamar has also performed, directed and choreographed productions and concerts in London, Berlin and Tokyo. University of the Arts (2013). Special thanks to Avalon Artists Group, the cast and crew of LQ, husband, Unai and family for their continued love and support. IG: @lamar.erin, @av_productions, www.amplifiedvoicesproductions.com.