Dan Wyatt is thrilled to be returning to the Mac-Haydn this year, after his debut last season as King Louis XI in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He recently relocated to Chatham from Denver, Colorado, where he executive produced and music directed 13 summer shows including Godspell, Floyd Collins, Fiddler on the Roof, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Nunsense, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown and Once Upon a Mattress. He is the past president of Magic Moments, Inc., performing in some 25 productions since 1992. Previous on-stage credits include The Fantasticks (Hucklebee), and Amahl and the Night Visitors (King Caspar). Thanks and love to his wife Judith and their very talented children: Maddy, husband Mark and new grandchild, Leona Bell, Paul, and Alex and wife Eugenia!
Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut
Rob Brinkmann is thrilled to make his debut at the Mac-Haydn Theatre! Off-Broadway: The Red Room (Barrow Group Theater). Regional: Peter and The Starcatcher (Black Stache, Jenny Wiley Theater), Cabaret (Cliff, Pentangle Arts Center), An American in Paris (Ogunquit Playhouse), Searching for Signal (A.R.T.’s Oberon). Acoustica Electronica (House of Yes). www.RobBrinkmann.com
Roles this SeasonJud Fry in Oklahoma!(Debut)
Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut
Tyrell is a teaching artist originally from Columbus, Ohio graduated from East High and recently Wright State University with a B.A in Theater Studies. Now he is residing in New York City chasing after his dream full time. Some of his professional credits include; Dreamgirls, Hair, Hairspray, Fences, Sister Act, Footloose, and got the opportunity to perform at Kings Island in the “Remember when the 70’s” show. He is so excited to be performing this beautiful music and story. He would like to thank everyone who has poured into his life both current and past! God’s Plan..Jeremiah 29:11
Roles this SeasonCoalhouse Walker Jr. in Ragtime (Debut)
Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut
From 2011-2013, James was featured as the Bishop of Digne in the 25th Anniversary Touring Production of Les Misérables. Regional Favorites Include: Ragtime (Tateh, Gallery Players), Les Misérables (Zoni Award Winner, Javert, Phoenix Theatre), Jesus Christ Superstar (Caiaphas, PCLO), Chess (Molokov, North Carolina Theatre), Jekyll & Hyde (Simon Stride, North Carolina Theatre), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Frollo, White Plains PAC). James has also worked with Fulton Theatre, City Center Encores, Goodspeed Opera House, Sacramento Music Circus, Fulton Opera House, Tuacahn Ampitheatre, KS City Starlight, Arizona Theatre Company, Arizona Opera and Santa Fe Opera. www.jameszannelli.com
Roles this SeasonMax Von Mayerling in Sunset Boulevard (Debut)
Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut
Broadway: Amanzing Grace, Scandalous, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Memphis, City of Angels, Passion. National Tours: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Weber starring Michael Crawford, Prisoner of Second Avenue, Singin’ in the Rain and Les Misérables. Off-Broadway: Curvy Widow, Southern Comfort, The Green Heart, Hello Again, Spoolie Girl, Chess.
Starring roles at many of the nations finest regional theaters, including: Steel Magnolias (GeVa), The Boswell Sisters (Old Globe), Little Women (TheatreWorks), Sister Act (Alliance and Pasadena Playhouse), Backwards In High Heels (Asolo Rep), Kiss Me Kate, The King and I (Musical Theatre West), Pete ‘N Keely (Alpine Theatre Project), Barrington Stage and five seasons at Sacramento Music Circus. Film/TV credits include: Young Adult, Boy Meets Girl, Good Daughters; The Good Fight, High Maintenance, Elementary, The Blacklist, Madam Secretary, Law & Order:SVU, Boardwalk Empire, Blank My Life, The Amanda Show. Her acclaimed debut CD, First Harvest, is available on iTunes. www.ElizabethWardLand.com
Roles this SeasonNorma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard (Debut)
Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut
Nick Miller is ecstatic to be part of MacHaydn Theatre’s 2019 summer season! Nick has been active on musical and operatic stages in his home state of Minnesota, Texas, Arizona, and surrounding New York City. Most recently, he been seen as Falstaff in Mixed Precipitation’s Merry Wives of Windsor, Plunkett in Utopia Opera’s Martha, and Judd in the Engeman Theatre’s Oklahoma! Aside from his stage work, Nick is also an active instructor in many musical disciplines and an avid double bass player.
Thrilled to be back at the Mac! Regional: Blanche DuBois/A Streetcar Named Desire, Agnes/Maid of Orleans (Opera Company Middlebury), Gianetta/L’Elisir D’Amore, Cephisia/Orpheus (New York City Opera), Laurie/Oklahoma (Mac-Hayden Theater), Eurydice/Orpheus in the Underworld (Virginia Opera), Fiona/Brigadoon (Theater Zone Naples), Musetta/La Boheme (Syracuse Opera). Papagena/Magic Flute, Zina/Dark Sisters, Carolina/Il Matrimonio Segreto, Clorinda/Cenerentola (Pittsburgh Opera); Daisy/The Great Gatsby (Aspen Opera Theater), and Bella/An American Tragedy, Carrie us/Carousel (Glimmerglass). As a soloist, Meredith has appeared on the stages of Lincoln Center, Carnegie hall, and Town Hall Theater. Symphonic appearances: Candide (Philadelphia Orchestra), Serenade to Music (Chicago Symphony), Bernstein’s Mass (Ravinia Festival, Philadelphia Orchestra), Knoxville Summer 1915 (Symphoria NY), headliner for the Dallas Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Steamboat Springs Symphony, The Virginia Arts Festival and Canada’s Centre National Des Arts. TV: Dickenson, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and PBS Great Performances’ presentation of Bernstein’s Mass. Love to M&C. meredithlustig.com @meredithlustig
Roles this SeasonLilli Vanessi (Katherine) Kiss Me, Kate
Riley O’Kane is thrilled to join Mac-Haydn Theater for their 50th season! Riley attends Green Meadow Elementary School EG and lives in Castleton, NY. Recent Credits include: Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka (Oompa Loompa), and Peter Pan (Tinkerbell). Riley is grateful to the production team at Mac-Haydn for this amazing opportunity and her family for their love and support.
Roles this SeasonEllie in Annie
Emma O’Kane is thrilled to be part of Mac-Haydn Theater for their 50th season! Emma attends Goff Middle School EG and lives in Castleton, NY. Recent credits include: Once On This Island (Little TiMoune), Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka (Veruca Salt) and Music Man (Ensemble). Emma thanks the production team at Mac-Haydn for this amazing opportunity and her family for their love and support.
Roles this SeasonDuffy/ Annie Understudy in Annie
Hannah Wisdom is excited to be performing in her very first show at the Mac Haydn Theatre. Hannah lives in Hudson with her family and attends the Hudson Junior High. She is in the sixth grade, and enjoys music, art, dance and science. Her most recent roles include Ugly from Honk, Rajah in Aladdin, Madame De La Grande Buche in Beauty and the Beast and Baloo in The Jungle Book. She would like to thank the cast and crew for letting her be a part of this incredible production.
Roles this SeasonJosie in Annie
Braeden is thrilled to be returning to MacHaydn theatre for her first appearance in a main stage show. Braeden is entering 8th grade in the Chatham Middle school. Her passions are musical theatre and horse back riding at Dreaming Tree Farm!! Braeden would like to thank the entire cast for being so nice to her and wants to wish them all the best of luck in the future.
Roles this SeasonIzzy in Annie
Jane has been performing at the Mac since 2011 performing on both the main stage (Carousel and Music Man) and Children’s Theatre. When she’s not at the theater she competes with her horse Tornado at WNEPHA hunter jumper events. Many thanks to John, Monica, and Patrick for another fun summer at the Mac and to her family and friends for all the love and support.
Roles this SeasonSunny in Annie
Sachie Capitani, a rising 8th grader, is thrilled make her Mac-Haydn debut. Theater credits include Gypsy (The Cape Playhouse), Music Man (North Shore Music Theatre), Trumpet of the Swan(Wheelock Family Theater), and various shows with Watertown Children’s Theatre. Film/TV credits include Good Kill, The Homesman, War on Everyone, and Breaking Bad. When not singing or dancing, Sachie likes to read, ski, and binge watch The Office. Thanks to Mac Haydn for this amazing opportunity.
Roles this SeasonKate in Annie
Mallory is delighted to be making her professional debut at the Mac! This is her second time performing the role of Molly. A recent cabaret style show with Broadway Sings allowed her to play Young Cosette, Baby June, and other iconic roles. Mallory is a 3rd grader in Averill Park, NY, where she enjoys singing, dancing and spending time with family and friends.
Roles this SeasonMolly in Annie
Kylie is excited to make her professional debut at Mac-Haydn! She’s an 11 year old from western Massachusetts with a huge voice who loves to sing, dance and act. Her dream is to perform professionally on Broadway. Favorite roles include Amaryllis in The Music Man (Unity House Players) and July in Annie (Broad Brook Opera House). Kylie is a member of Broadway Youth Ensemble (NYC) and can next be seen in the starring role of Matilda at Northern Stage, an Equity theater in White River Junction, Vermont. She thanks her family and friends for their support! Instagram: kyliebenoit_official
Roles this SeasonTessie in Annie
Fiona is a sophomore at Chatham High School. Some favorite roles include: Elle in Legally Blonde Jr. (CCYT), Pepper in Annie (Mac-Haydn Theatre), Race in Newsies (Master Class Performing Arts) and Kendra in 13 the Musical (Upstage Productions). She is a competitive dancer with Columbia Elite Allstars, and a Nationals Tap finalist. Fiona would like to thank her ballet instructor Lynne, her vocal coach Andrew, and last but certainly not least-John, Monica, Katie, Jillian, and all the cast and crew of Oklahoma! for this wonderful experience!
Roles this SeasonYoung Laurey in Oklahoma!
Unster in Martin & Meelo
I am excited for the opportunity to perform again at the Mac-Haydn stage! I have performed in numerous local productions, favored roles include: Lord Farquaad in Shrek the musical, Fagin in Oliver!, Thomas Nostradamus in Something Rotten!, Plankton in the Spongebob Squarepants musical, and Darryl Grady in Curtains here at the Mac! I was also super grateful for the opportunity this year, at Master Class Performing Arts in Schenectady, to appear in Beauty and the Beast as Maurice, playing opposite my real-life Belle Fiona Phelps! I started out later in life than most as a performer, and was a stage dad first. I could not have this joyful part of my life without Fiona or the support of my lovely wife Tanya!
Roles this SeasonGeneral Harrison Howell in Kiss Me, Kate
Annabel is excited to be making her Mac-Haydn Theatre debut as Annie! Favorite recent roles include: Morticia in The Addams Family Jr. at Random Farms, Ariel in The Tempest at the White Heron Theatre and Gertrude in Seussical Jr. Annabel has been in many other youth productions including Into the Woods at Broadway Workshop, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shrek, The Wizard of Oz, and Beauty and the Beast. Thank you to everyone at the Mac-Haydn Theatre and my Mommy, Daddy, Jaja, friends, and teachers for all their love and support!
Roles this SeasonAnnie in Annie
Sarah is back at The Mac— her favorite summer home— and she couldn’t be happier! MHT credits: Annie (Lily St. Regis); Nice Work If You Can Get It (Jeannie Muldoon, dance captain). Other credits include: Elf (Ensemble); Ogunquit Playhouse. Love And Other Fables (Ensemble, Lycaena u/s); Theatre By The Sea. For Tonight: A New Musical (Mrs. Parry); Goodspeed. Grease (Marty, Associate Choroegrapher); New Bedford Festival Theatre. Endless love and thanks to her parents for just about everything, and a special thank you Monica and John. www.sarahkawalek.com. “Devin, this one’s for you.”
Roles this SeasonEvelyn Nesbitt in Ragtime
George Dvorsky is thrilled to be back at the Mac-Haydn after appearing in THE FULL MONTY, ANNIE, and LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Broadway credits include the title role in THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, PASSION, MARILYN: AN AMERICAN FABLE and THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE… National Tour: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. Off-Broadway: THE FANTASTICKS, CLOSER THAN EVER, PETE N KEELY, DAMES AT SEA and ‘AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND. George starred in the NYC Premiere of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA as Prince Charming at Lincoln Center. On PBS he was featured in the Emmy Award winning PASSION: LIVE AT LINCOLN CENTER starring Patti LuPone and starred with Bea Arthur and the Boston Pops in BERNSTEIN’S BROADWAY. His solo CDs are available on the JAY Records label. And can be seen as Luke Macfarlane’s Dad, Bruce, in Universal Pictures BROS hitting theatres Sept 30, 2022. Instagram: @gdvorsky
Roles this SeasonCaldwell B. Cladwell in Urinetown
Fred Frabotta has just returned from playing the role of Herr Schultz in the Cabaret National Tour. His favorite roles include Alfred Doolittle (My Fair Lady), Uncle Fester (The Addams Family), Herr Schultz (Cabaret), Doc (West Side Story) and and Franz Liebkind (The Producers). Performing venues include Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Highlands Playhouse, Interlakes Summer Theatre, Worcester Foothills Theatre and Worcester Forum Theatre. He earned his Bachelor and Masters Degrees at The Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC. Very pleased to be performing at MacHaydn Theatre. Website: www.fredfrabottaactor.com
Roles this SeasonHerr Schultz in Cabaret
Betsy spent the last year traveling the country as Donna in the Farewell National Tour of Mamma Mia!, and is overjoyed to be returning to the island again! Betsy ventured around the world as a principal vocalist for Norwegian Cruise Line, and met her husband onboard, and is always up for fun adventures. Favorite roles; Joseph…Dreamcoat(Narrator), Grand Hotel(Rafaella), Godspell(Robin), & Shout! The Mod Musical(Orange Girl). Big THANKS to everyone at Mac-Haydn esp. John and Monica for all they have done for her, and for this incredible opportunity to share this beautiful story with the people of Chatham! Love to my family, friends, and most of all Ian, for their unwavering love and support! “Here We Go Again!” Instagram: @betsypadamonsky Website: www.betsypadamonsky.com
Roles this SeasonMrs. Meeker/Nadler in Funny Girl
Donna in Mamma Mia
Born in Wellington and based in New-York James has performed with The MDR Sinfonieorchester, The Kurt Weill Festival, The Ravinia Festival, The Argento Ensemble, The Merola Opera Program, The Paul Dresher Ensemble and New Zealand Opera. Roles include the title roles in Candide, Young Frankenstein and Jekyll and Hyde, Jean Valjean: Les Misérables, Anthony Hope: Sweeney Todd, Kudrjash: Kátya Kabanová, Captain Von Trapp: Sound of Music, Frank Butler: Annie Get Your Gun, Camille: The Merry Widow. James is a passionate advocate of art song and the music of Kurt Weill. www.jamesbenjaminrodgers.com
Roles this SeasonFeatured Performer To Sondheim With Love
Lauren is thrilled to back at the Mac-Hadyn Theatre where she appeared in A Chorus Line (Diana Morales), and The Sound of Music (Leisl) in 2008! Most recently seen as the lead production vocalist on Princess Cruise Lines’ World Cruise. National Tours: Elf the musical (First Nat’L) , Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Belle cover). Regional credits include tick,tick…BOOM! (Susan), Funny Girl (Fanny Brice), My Fair Lady, Carousel (Julie Jordan), and Ragtime (Mother). And lead vocalist at the Tropicana Showroom in Atlantic City and at The Fallsview Casino in Ontario. Much love to Mom and Dad! www.laurenpalmerionline.com
Chris Cherin is thrilled to be making his Mac-Haydn debut! Chris recently finished a contract in Woodstock, Vermont playing Woof in a production of Hair. He is proud to have portrayed both Prince Charming and Flynn Rider in musical productions on board the beautiful Disney Magic Cruise Line. During his two years on board, Chris traveled to 26 different countries, making unforgettable memories. Chris also welcomes his first nephew into the world, born March 16, 2018! Many thanks to the community for opening up their arms and making me feel at home. Peace and love!
Roles this SeasonNick Arnstein in Funny Girl
Atsushi couldn’t be more excited to be back at the Mac-Haydn after he appeared in last season’s ANYTHING GOES and HELLO, DOLLY!. Originally from Tokyo, Japan. Credits include: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, GUYS AND DOLLS, FUNNY GIRL and MARY POPPINS. Many thanks and love to John, Monica, Dee and the Mac family.
Roles this SeasonBouley in Damn Yankees
Stagehand/ Groom in Funny Girl
Quinto Ott (Dom Claud Frollo) is thrilled to be returning to the Mac-Haydn. Originally from Tucson, Arizona, and a graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, Quinto has played various roles here including Bill Sikes in Oliver!, Cogsworth in Beauty & the Beast and Alonso Smith in Meet me in St Louis. He originated and played the role of Don Attilio on the new North American tour of The Phantom of the Opera. Quinto is involved in some new works, including recently playing Harry Bennett in reading of A Most Dangerous Man; An American Opera and Tobias Bridge (& understudy to Billy Bones) in a new musical Treasure Island at the Fulton Theatre. www.quintoott.com
Roles this SeasonDom Claud Frollo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Corinne is thrilled to be performing at Mac-Haydn theatre for the first time this summer! Some of her favorite credits include: Radio City and The Christmas Spectacular touring company, The New York USO, A Chorus Line and Chicago at Seacoast Repertory Theatre, Zombie Burlesque at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, and multiple shows on Norwegian Cruise Lines and Oceania Cruises. Corinne would like to thank John Saunders and Bryan Knowlton for giving her the opportunity to work with them again, her magnificent mama for always believing in her, and God for always looking out.
Roles this SeasonLola in Damn Yankees
Grace Farrell Annie
Rieleigh Smith (Annie) is thrilled for her first production with the renowned Mac-Haydn Theater for their 50th season! Rieleigh attends Farnsworth MS and lives in Altamont, NY. Recent credits: Oliver (Oliver) at FMS, Best Christmas Pageant Ever (Ollie Herdman), The Music Man (Amaryllis) at Park Playhouse and Annie (Annie) with SYFI. Rieleigh thanks the production team at Mac-Hadyn and her family for their love and support.
Roles this SeasonAnnie in Annie
Rachel made her MHT debut at the age of 8, spent many childhood summers at the Mac, was a company member in 2007, and returned to play Irene Molloy in Hello Dolly in 2017. She has performed in major New York City productions, national tours, and regional theatres across the country, but shows like Ragtime are the reason that Rachel does theatre. She hopes the topics of this show stay in your hearts and in your conversations beyond the theatre doors. Consider joining Rachel as a member the ACLU, an organization that fights against racial injustice and for the rights of immigrants daily. Many thanks to John, Monica, the women of BWA, and her very supportive family. Proud member of AEA. www.RachelRhodesDevey.com
Roles this SeasonMother in Ragtime
Cathy is over the moon excited to be back at The Mac and to finally be working with John Saunders. A charter member of the Ghent Playhouse, Cathy has served as their Artistic Director for nearly 10 years. Her credits include directing and acting stints with various theaters in the Capital District, both professional and non-professional. Among her favorite acting roles are Queen Aggravain (Once Upon a Mattress), Countess Charlotte Magnus (A Little Night Music), Arlene (Baby), Various Characters (Quilters), Dorothy Brock (42nd Street), Vera Simpson (Pal Joey), Evangeline Harcourt (Anything Goes). Love and thanks to John, Monica, Jillian, and the tremendously talented Company. Xoxo to my guardian angel.
Roles this SeasonAunt Eller in Oklahoma!
Madison is thrilled to be back at the Mac this season in a new role as Company Manager! Past credits at the MacHaydn include Camelot (Guenevere), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Christine Colgate), and Spamalot (Lady of the Lake). Madison resides in New York City and has performed Off Broadway in such shows as Brigadoon (New York City Center Encores!), Mack and Mabel (New York City Center Encores!), High Button Shoes (New York City Center Encores!), Chick Flick: the Musical (Westside Theatre), and Baby (Theatre Row) among others. Madison is so elated to see theater thriving again in the Hudson Valley and looks forward to performing for all of you again in the Mac’s new limited events this September! www.madisonstratton.com
Kate is thrilled to return to the Mac-Haydn Theatre after appearing as Stephnie in Saturday Night Feaver last season. Regional: HAIRSPRAY (Penny Pingleton), THE MUSIC MAN (Zaneeta Shinn). Cruise Lines: Disney Cruise Line-Dream (Yzma, Snow White, Cinderella), Holland America Line: Nieuw Amsterdam (Singer/Dancer). Abroad: Tokyo Disney’s Valentine Nights- Concert of Love (Rapunzel). Love to Family, Friends, CC, and JW. KateZulauf.com, Facebook: @KateZulaufActress
Roles this SeasonJulia in The Wedding Singer
Connor is stoked to be returning to MHT! Since last summer, he’s eaten his way through pounds of chocolate performing in Hershey Park’s holiday musical, spent many days at the beach in Ft. Lauderdale performing in ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It” and finally, just finished a turn in Arizona Broadway Theatre’s production of “Mary Poppins.” He’s so grateful to be back!
Roles this SeasonGeorge in The Wedding Singer
Bert Healy in Annie
Colin Pritchard is jacked to be back and crack this attack at the Mac! He was last seen here as Bill Austin in Mamma Mia. Some of his favorite MHT roles are Freddy in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Igor in Young Frankenstein, Nathan in Guys & Dolls, Wilbur in Hairspray and Bobby in Crazy For You. Other credits include the national tours of Billy Elliot & 42nd Street, as well as regional work at theatres such as Goodspeed, The MUNY, TUTS, Westchester Broadway, among others. Thanks to John, Monica, and the rest of the gang. Special thanks to Jeanne & Larry DuBois. Enjoy the show!
Roles this SeasonLieutenant Frank Cioffi in Curtains
Is excited to be back at the Mac debuting her solo concert! National Tour: Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator), Jekyll and Hyde (Lucy Harris). Favorite Mac Credits: Joseph…(Narrator), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Esmerelda), Rent (Maureen), Young Frankenstein (Elizabeth Benning), 9 to 5 (Judy Bernly), Les Miserables (Eponine), All Shook Up (Miss Sandra), Oliver! (Nancy), Copacabana (Lola), Smokey Joes Cafe (Pattie). She has also performed at NSMT, Goodspeed, Harford Stage, John W. Engeman Theatre and The Palace Theatre. BFA Hartt School. Much love to the Mac-Haydn family!
Roles this SeasonPerformer and Creator of Laura's at the Helm
Steffany Pratt just completed her Junior year at Montclair State University as a Musical Theatre Major. She was a trainee at the Rochester City Ballet, where she performed in several shows such as The Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Balanchine’s Serenade. Most recently she played Sarah in Company and Erma in Anything Goes. This is Steffany’s second season with The Mac-Haydn Theatre.
Roles this SeasonFan in Damn Yankees
Creative Roles this SeasonDance Captain / Choreographer - Pied Piper
Judith is thrilled to return to the Mac-Haydn after her debut last season in DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. Past credits: ANYTHING GOES (Evangeline Harcourt); THE FULL MONTY (Jeannette); ONCE UPON A MATRESS (Queen Aggravain); ANNIE (Mrs.Pugh/Sophie); THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN (Mrs. McGlone); NUNSENSE (Mother Superior); JACQUES BREL… (Woman 1); SOUND OF MUSIC (Sister Bertha); FOOTLOOSE (Mrs. Dunbar); GUYS & DOLLS (Agatha); OLIVER! (Mrs. Sowerberry); INCORRUPTIBLE (Peasant Woman). Thanks to John, the entire cast and crew and especially to Dan, Maddy, Paul, Alex and Eugenia for all their love and support.
Roles this SeasonMrs. Whitstein in Ragtime
Megan Hasse is from Upperville, VA. She is a recent graduate of Montclair State University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. She is thrilled to return to Mac-Haydn after performing in the 2017 Resident Company and Hope in Anything Goes. Megan would like to thank her family and friends, as well as the New York community for supporting local theatre! Your vote matters; visit www.arts.gov to support the National Endowment for the Arts. www.meganhasse.com
Roles this SeasonGloria Thorpe in Damn Yankees
Happy to be back at the Mac-Haydn!”I like long walks on the beach, and … oh, not a dating bio? Sorry.” Last seen on this fantastic stage as Reuben in Joseph…, Evelyn in Anything Goes, Bedevere, Concorde, and Ms. Galahad in Spamalot, Ambrose in Hello, Dolly!, and various others. Thank you to the creative team for always challenging me to be better and to grow in my craft; to this community for always making me feel welcome; to my family for their support in this career; and to my brother who always inspires me to make the most of every day. www.dakotadutcher.com
Roles this SeasonMerlin/Pellinore in Camelot
Meg Dooley is thrilled to be back at the Mac, where she has been performing since 1999. Favorite roles at MHT include Mrs. Higgins in MY FAIR LADY (now for the third time!), Mrs. Paroo in THE MUSIC MAN , Mother Lord in HIGH SOCIETY, and Tessie Tura in GYPSY (not a mother!). Look for Meg later in the season when Mac-Haydn Mondays, in partnership with Taconic Stage, presents Carl Ritchie’s THE REAL DESPARATE HOUSEWIVES OF COLUMBIA COUNTY (Musical). Meg plays Melody, the overbearing weekender (also not a mother—fortunately!).
Roles this SeasonMrs. O'Malley in Funny Girl
Rosie in The Wedding Singer
Chris Hendricks – Regional: Noteworthy LIFE OF HOWARD BARNES (Fitz) with Kooman and Dimond, HIT THE DECK (Cork 2) – Goodspeed Musicals; Staged Readings. PETER PAN Starring Terrence Mann (Slightly) – CT Rep. Theatre. THE ADDAMS FAMILY (Ancestor) – The Palace Theatre. CATS (Mungojerrie) – Pentangle Arts Theatre. KISS ME KATE (Hortensio), THE KING AND I (Simon Legree) – The Monomoy Theatre. Educational: BARNUM (Principle Tumbler/Silt Walker), CHICAGO (Mary Sunshine).
Roles this SeasonRocky in Damn Yankees
Steve Hassmer couldn’t be more excited to be returning to the Mac-Haydn Theatre this summer. Originally from Virginia, Steve now makes the Berkshires his home along with wife Casey and their two young children Noah and Lilly. Recent credits: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Andre), Sweeney Todd (Judge Turpin), South Pacific (Emile de Becque) and My Fair Lady (Col. Pickering) at the Mac-Haydn Theatre, Some People Hear Thunder – World Premier (Nicholas Karras, Reverend Nokhoudian) at CapRep, Madama Butterfly and Rigoletto with Berkshire Opera Festival. National Tour: My Fair Lady. Other: Carmina Burana (Featured Soloist) Princeton University.
EMILY KRON: Mac Haydn: Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, South Pacific, The Baker’s Wife. Regional: As You Like It (The Denver Center), Noises Off, Mary Poppins, Into the Woods (Northern Stage), Little Shop of Horrors, Spelling Bee (Playhouse on Park), Struck (Theatre Raleigh), Trouble Tales, Morpheus Quartet, (Williamstown Theater Festival) NY Credits: The Europeans (Atlantic Theater), Sweet Tooth (Cherry Lane Theater), Love in a Tub (LaMaMa), The Gold (NYMF), The Seven Sicknesses (EPBB); TV/FILM: Shades of Blue on NBC, Boss Level for Random House & various sketch comedies for commission. Emily has her own band Em & The Fates and has performed renowned venues, such as 54 Below, BB King, Rockwood Music Hall and more. Love to everyone at the Mac and her parents, M & D for giving her life! Emilykron.com. .
Roles this SeasonAudrey in Little Shop of Horrors
Monica was last seen on the MacHaydn stage in CURTAINS. Other credits include Dolly Levi in HELLO DOLLY, Frau Blucher in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Vicky in THE FULL MONTY, Mother Superior in NUNSENSE, Mother Superior in THE SOUND OF MUSIC and Meg in DAMN YANKEES. Broadway & touring credits include LIZA STEPPIN’ OUT starring Liza Minnelli at Radio City Music Hall, HELLO DOLLY starring Carol Channing on Broadway, and Madame de la Grande Bouche in the national tour of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. In the past year, she has pivoted into recording audio books and has recently finished her sixth book! Wishing everyone a terrific time at the show, and sincere gratitude for supporting live theater.
Roles this SeasonJeanette in The Full Monty
Pat was raised in the little town of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and currently lives in New York City. He is thrilled to be back this summer! Mac-Haydn: Emcee (Cabaret), Chicago (Billy Flynn), Into the Woods (Cinderella’s Prince), My Fair Lady, Nice Work If You Can Get It, South Pacific, Sister Act, The Addams Family. Regional: Damn Yankees (Joe Hardy), She Loves Me (Steven Kodaly), The Sound of Music (Rolf). Huge thanks to John, David and the company of Sunset! Love to his family, friends, and Sean for their endless support! @patman1392
Roles this SeasonJoe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard
Orin in Little Shop of Horrors
Mark Hardy is thrilled to be back after playing Sweeney in last season’s SWEENEY TODD. Recently at Mac-Haydn: MY FAIR LADY (Higgins)THE BAKER’S WIFE (the Baker) and director of HAIRSPRAY and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Other recent acting credits: SOUTH PACIFIC (Emile), THE CHOSEN (David Malter). Recent directing credits: TWELFTH NIGHT, WEST SIDE STORY, THE THREEPENNY OPERA, TRIUMPH OF LOVE, Lippa’s THE WILD PARTY, and TAKE FLIGHT for Montclair State University; THE GRADUATE, INTO THE WOODS, and THE MUSIC MAN for Forestburgh Playhouse; CAROUSEL for The Carnegie in Cincinnati. Other performance credits: LES MISERABLES, TITANIC, and the Sondheim 75th birthday tribute CHILDREN AND ART on Broadway; Lincoln Center’s A NEW BRAIN; first national tours: SUNSET BOULEVARD, LES MISERABLES, THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER (alternate to Michael Crawford). Off-Broadway and regional credits: The Vineyard, Circle in the Square Downtown, GeVa, Long Wharf, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and premieres at Denver Center Theatre and Houston Grand Opera. A proud Actors’ Equity member since 1985, Mark teaches in the BFA Musical Theatre program at Montclair State University. Congratulations to all the team at the Mac-Haydn for a dazzling 50 years!
Roles this SeasonMr. Applegate in Damn Yankees
Conor Robert Fallon is overjoyed to be returning home to the Mac Haydn after 2 years where he was last seen as Lucas in the Adams Family, and other notable performances like Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie and Freddy in My Fair Lady. Most recently Conor has joined AEA after his performance as Riff in West Side Story at Ivoryton Playhouse. Conor would like to thank his Mom, Dad, Sean and Cait for their constant love and support. Also big thanks to John and Monica for bringing me back to the Mac!