alt KELLY HOLDEN-BASHAR (Pippin, Co-Bookwriter, Co-Lyricist)

Kelly loves strapping on the big feet and playing Pippin in Fellowship!  On television, her credits include Parks and Recreation, How I Met Your Mother, Gilmore Girls, Pepper Dennis, The Bold and The Beautiful, Ask Rita and World Cup Comedy, to name a few.  She also recently co–starred with Rita Rudner in the film Thanks.

She performs improv as a company member of ComedySportz and as a guest artist with critically acclaimed Impro Theatre and Houseful of Honkeys.  She can also be seen in numerous commercials.  Kelly and Joel McCrary (co-author of Fellowship!) developed Blank! The Musical (a musical parody of TV and movies) for New Line Television, and they wrote a Muppet special for ABC that is currently in pre-production.

Kelly lives in Burbank with her awesome husband Armand and their two little Hobbits, Brooke and Maggie.