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Meet the Cast & Crew: Jennifer Grundy (Suzie)

Jennifer Grundy
Jennifer Grundy

In each post, we will introduce you to the cast and crew of The New World Horror. Jennifer Grundy plays Suzie, who soon finds herself consumed by the evil virus. Jennifer starred in many Milwaukee and NYC productions, and most recently she portrayed Mrs. Trotsky in Variations on the Death of Trotsky at the InterAct Arts Festival in Milwaukee.

Suzie was born and raised in northern Minnesota.  Suzie was a quiet child that had no friends growing up.  She met her husband Frank at a church function where she learned he was a recent widower. They married, and Suzie soon got pregnant with their only child, Annie.  Suzie quit her job and happily assumed her role of homemaker and mother to Annie. The family lived an average suburban life.  Well, perhaps not so average. Both Frank and Suzie believed that the end was coming soon, as there was just so much sin in the world.  The joined extremist church after extremist church, but still couldn’t find a denomination that aligned with their beliefs. At the surface, they are a fun, laughing couple, but deep down, their hatred nearly consumes them.  Despite her appearance as a smiling housewife, deep down, Suzie is seriously fucked up.

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Meet the Cast & Crew: Carmela Wiese (Abigail)

Carmela Wiese
Carmela Wiese

In each post, we will introduce you to the cast and crew of The New World Horror. You may recognize Carmela from Incest Death Squad, and she plays Abigail in our film.

Abigail is a knife-throwing priest and a lesbian, but her background is fairly mysterious after her teen years . Abigail grew up as a stereotypical juvenile delinquent, stealing candy, firecrackers, and later bicycles .  After she was kicked out of several foster homes, she ended up at a Catholic orphanage. At the orphanage, Abigail found God and also her own sexuality after trysts with an older nun.  After she left the orphanage, she seemed to almost disappear for several years, until she resurfaced in Wisconsin recently.

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