Charissa produces and stars as Dr. Mary Walker in The Uncivil Ones, a new musical bringing to light the unheard voices of the Civil War. The piece features a cast of 10 female, non-binary and trans performers. 

Book & Lyrics by Christian Duhamel

Additional Book by Charissa Bertels

Music by Ayumi Okada

Original Concept by Charissa Bertels

& Christian Duhamel


The Uncivil Ones will be presented as part of

Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work Series on October 28 at 7 pm. 

Tickets are available here.


Charissa often produces and stars as Jean Grey

in X-MAS: A Merry Mutant Holiday Spectacular, an original musical parody

with Book & Lyrics by Sarah A. Mucek and Music by Christian Duhamel.

Zoom performances December 18-22

Produced by Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre


Stream Stage

Tickets are available here.  

More information available at

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Charissa stars as herself in My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend, an original one-woman musical celebrating friendship and connection.

Originally Conceived and Performed by

Charissa Bertels

Book & Lyrics by Christian Duhamel

Music & Lyrics by Ed Bell

IRNE Winner for Best Solo Performance

Recipient of the Kleban Award for Most Promising Musical Theatre Librettist, Christian Duhamel

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