Yianni Papadimos (Gravedigger, Player Queen and others)  is a Greek-American actor and writer. His favorite credits include Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Barnstormers Theatre), Much the Miller in Robin Hood (Queens Shakespeare Theatre), and Matt in Swimming Upstream (Detroit Repertory Theatre, World Premiere). In July, he will be headed to New Hampshire to play Ira Stone in Laughter on the 23rd Floor with the Barnstormers Theatre. Onscreen, Papadimos has been featured in projects that have premiered across the country. Favorite credits include The Tankhouse Theatre (2018 SeriesFest) and Better To Live (2015 TriBeCa Film Festival). Papadimos' first full-length musical, co-written with Ben Chavez (The Cobalteans), was an official selection of the 2015 New York Musical Festival. Papadimos received the awards for Outstanding Book and Outstanding Lyrics. Elysium: An American Fable, the team's second full-length musical, has been developed at the Village Theatre (Issaquah, WA), Ohio Northern University (Ada, OH), and the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (Auburn, NY). Chavez & Papadimos have had their work featured at NYC venues such as Feinstein's/54 Below, The Musical Theatre Factory, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Dixon Place, and Don't Tell Mama. Papadimos proudly holds a BFA in Drama and English Literature from NYU. Visit www.yiannipapadimos.com