Zany Hijinx is the creative team of Lisa Boucher Hartman and Gene Dante. After bonding during the European tour of The Rocky Horror Show, Lisa and Gene knew they wanted to work together again. They produced and starred in a critically acclaimed New England tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Soon after, they wrote and produced God Save the Queen - Paul Lynde ‘79, a one-man show about the late, great comic actor. Lisa and Gene continue to collaborate and produce one-off comedy videos.
With Lisa, Gene co-wrote and starred in the one-man show GOD SAVE THE QUEEN: PAUL LYNDE '79. He's appeared at American Repertory Theater's Oberon Nightclub in THE BACCHAE (Dionysus), THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Brad Majors, Elliot Norton Award nomination), and THE LILY'S REVENGE. Also, he was the title role in the critically acclaimed New England Tour of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. He starred in the short film JOLIE LAIDE, will be featured in the upcoming romantic comedy movie THE SYMPATHY CARD, and made several appearances with Ryan Landry's Gold Dust Orphans. Gene also writes and performs original music. www.genedante.com
Lisa Boucher Hartman
Lisa Boucher Hartman has performed all over the world and decided to settle down in wonderful (but cold!) Portland, Maine with her family. Favorite adventures include playing Columbia in the European Tour of the Rocky Horror Show, Heidi in title of show at DRC, Yitzhak in the New England Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and voicing the characters of Skyler, Nelson, and Christopher on the Pokemon TV Show. She is a graduate of Emerson College and currently spends her time acting in films/commercials, directing musicals at various schools, and teaching acting/improv. She also has a secret passion for playing dodgeball.