Kevin Weldon

Kevin Weldon made his Broadway Debut high above the stage as Peter Allen’s Stunt Double in “Legs Diamond”. He has worked regionally at GEVA, Stage West, Papermill, Pocono, Falmouth and Cleveland Playhouses, Goodspeed Opera House, Walnut Street, Bucks County, Carousel, Westchester Broadway, and Actor’s Ensemble Theaters, as well as over Nine Hundred Performances of the Magnificent Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. As a cabaret performer, has has appeared at 54 Below, Don’t Tell Mama, Eighty-Eights, Seven Hills Inn, Rod’s, Eugene O’Neil Theater Center, Club Helsinki, and Spencertown Academy. He is also one half of the Cabaret Duo, “The Backdoor Boys”, performing for charities throughout the Berkshires and the Upper Hudson Valley over the past fifteen years. So happy to be returning to The Mac-Haydn after appearing here as Gyp DiCarlo in “Jersey Boys” last season.

Roles this Season

Lord Clapham/Master of Justice in Something Rotten
Jacob Atkins

Jacob Atkins is thrilled to have this opportunity to perform at the Mac-Hadyn Theatre, returning to the role of Joe Pesci. You can find him currently at Elon University in his Senior year where he is getting his BFA in Musical Theatre. Later this year, you can also find him playing Georg in Spring Awakening. Other favorite credits include Pippin in Pippin, Jack Kelly in Newsies, and Edward Bloom in Big Fish. Some interesting facts about Jacob are that he eats fries in 2’s, and he is a Nerd at his core. Special thanks to his loving mom, dad, family, and friends who have always supported him. You can follow him on social media @thejacobatkins_

Roles this Season

Dennis in All Shook Up
Taye Martin

Taye is beyond ecstatic to be back at the Mac for a whole season, after doing Jersey Boys last summer! Some of his select credits include: Palace Theatre, “The Prom” (Principal Hawkins), “Beautiful”(Drifters Swing), “Kinky Boots” (Simon Sr./Don U.S), “RENT” (Paul/Collins U.S). Prather Productions, “Sister Act” (Curtis Jackson), “Joseph and the Amazing… “(Judah), “A Chorus Line” (Richie, Al, Don swing). Quisisana Resort: “Shrek” (Donkey). Other than theatre, you can find Taye cooking, making silly tiktoks or forcing his roommates to watch master chef with him! As always, love to the family and the friends! Love y’all the most! You can check Taye out on Instagram and Tiktok: @taye_martin_ or at his website: tayemartin.com! Enjoy the show!

Roles this Season

Curtis Jackson Sister Act
Ensemble in Rent
Sheriff Earl in All Shook Up
Ensemble in Something Rotten
Andrew Maguire

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Andrew Martin Maguire is thrilled to be making his Mac-Haydn debut in Jersey Boys. Regional/professional credits: Royal Caribbean’s production of Grease onboard the Independence of the Seas (Doody), Source One Fives’s filmed production of The Fantasticks in his hometown of Franklin, TN (Matt), Grandstreet Theatre’s production of Newsies in Helena, Montana (Romeo), and Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma’s production of Titanic (ensemble). Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from Oklahoma City University in 2020 at a time when live theatre was impossible. He is so excited to finally be back on stage sharing stories to big crowds of people! Love and gratitude to family and friends who support me in everything. Follow along on instagram @andy_maguire

Roles this Season

Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys (Debut)
Cydney Gleckner

Cydney Gleckner is overjoyed to return to the Mac-Haydn Theatre for her second summer season. In the upcoming fall, she will be a senior at Marymount Manhattan College in NYC. She made her college MainStage debut her sophomore year as Carrie White in Carrie: The Musical. Other favorite roles include Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family, Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, and “Bless the Lord” in Godspell. When she is not performing, Cydney enjoys cooking, cycling, playing with her dogs, and driving around in her Toyota RAV4. She wants to thank her parents, Coehl, Rosie, Belle, Jon, Michael, and the entire cast/crew at the Mac. Thank you all for the consistent guidance and endless support!

Roles this Season

Sister Mary Robert in Sister Act
Ensemble in Rent
Natalie in All Shook Up
Ensemble in Something Rotten
Matthew Harper Stevenson

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Matthew Harper Stevenson is a Virginia native but now resides in NYC. He could recently be seen as Younger Brother in Ragtime (American Stage), Kenickie in Grease (Palace Theatre) and Eugene in Grease again! (Interlakes Summer Theater). After graduating from Christopher Newport University with a degree in Musical Theater and Dance, he would take part in different workshops in the city such as new musicals Like the Wind, Survival of St. Joan and My Pet Dragon. He would like specifically to thank his parents Bob and Laura for their endless support, his sisters Brittany and Erin for their undoubted love and reassurance and his beautiful girlfriend Sarah for inspiring him to be the best he can be every day. I love all of you! @mattsteves_

Roles this Season

Ren McCormack in Footloose
Von Schrieber/Party Guest in The Sound of Music
Cast in Godspell
Norm Waxman & Others in Jersey Boys
Stephanie Prestage

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Stephanie is an actor, singer, and dancer hailing from Clinton, North Carolina. She is ecstatic to be making her Mac-Haydn debut! Recent select credits include: Sandy Dumbrowski (GREASE), Cecily Cardew (THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST), Jo March (LITTLE WOMEN), Campbell Davis (BRING IT ON!), Theresa (CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION), Brooke Wyndham (LEGALLY BLONDE), Young Maid (BERNARDA ALBA), and Suzannah (HAIR). She is a proud alum of the University of Michigan’s BFA Musical Theatre Class of 2023. Go Blue! Stephanie wants to thank her fabulous friends and family for supporting and following every story she tells, and her new Mac-Haydn team for an exciting summer. Enjoy the show and thank you for supporting the arts. Insta: @stephprestage / stephanieprestage.com

Roles this Season

Ariel Moore in Footloose
Nun/Party Guest/New Postulant in The Sound of Music
Cast in Godspell
Francine Valli & Others in Jersey Boys
Cindy Lou in The Marvelous Wonderettes
Alessandra Alcala

Alessandra Alcala is a Southern California native and very excited to be on this side of the country for the Mac-Haydn’s 2023 Season! Most recently she served as the Music Assistant/Keyboard Sub for Center Theatre Group’s revival of “The Secret Garden” at LA’s Ahmanson Theatre. Other credits: Great American Melodrama (Resident MD/Composer/Arranger), SLO REP (MD: Xanadu, The Marvelous Wonderettes), Pacific Conservatory Theatre (Asst. MD: The Secret Garden, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, MD: Chicago). She is a graduate of the University of Montana School of Music, and studied Choral Music/Conducting through the Delaware Choral Symposium in Provence, France. When not behind the keyboard, you can catch her playing this weird instrument called the fife – select performances include: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Universal Studios, and Disneyland. Alessandra is a member of Maestra Music and the American Federation of Musicians. @alessandra.alcala

Creative Roles this Season

Asst. Music Director - 42nd Street
Asst. Music Director - Footloose
Asst. Music Director - The Sound of Music
Asst. Music Director - Godspell
Asst. Music Director - Jersey Boys
Arthur Beutel

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Arthur Beutel is a classically trained singer based in New York City. His dynamic, high-energy approach to performing in both musical theater and classical styles brings his unique brand of humor to the stage for all to enjoy. He received his Bachelor of Music in Opera from Colorado State University and a Graduate Certificate in Vocal Performance from the University of Connecticut. Arthur is studying classical voice with baritone, Brian Montgomery and musical theater with Chris Citera of the Mike Ruckles Voice Studio. Arthur recently made his off-broadway debut playing Mr.Pinkerton in PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL with Vital Theatre Company at the Soho Playhouse. He spent last summer in Lincoln, NH with NCCA Jean’s Playhouse performing The Sound of Music (Max Detweiler), Cabaret (Ernst Ludwig) and Mamma Mia! (Bill Anderson). Arthur joined The Metropolitan Opera for their final production of Verdi’s AIDA (2022-2023) and in Poulenc’s Dialogue of the Carmelites (2023).

Roles this Season

Pat Denning in 42nd Street
Principal Clark in Footloose
Max in The Sound of Music
Hank Majewski & Others in Jersey Boys
John Hannigan

John is delighted to be returning to the Mac-Haydn stage this summer after helping to close out last season as Smudge in Forever Plaid! This is John’s fourth regional production of Jersey Boys, and he is so excited to continue sharing its amazing story, this time as Four Seasons bass Nick Massi. Favorite productions in New York and regional theatre include Songs for a New World (Milton Theatre), Jersey Boys (Mountain Theatre Company, White Plains PAC), Forever Plaid (Plaza Theatricals), The Last Five Years (Merrick Theatre), Altar Boyz (Porchlight Productions) West Side Story (Heights Players), and Rent (CM PAC). John is a graduate of New York University and calls Brooklyn, NY home. Thanks to Joe, family, friends, and the team at the Mac for their support! @johnnyhannigan

Roles this Season

Nick Massi in Jersey Boys
Claire Mezzetta

Claire comes from Southern California! She resides in Phoenix, rather her home does! Claire has been on tour for the past couple of years with Cocomelon Live: JJ’s Journey ! and Hits!: The Musical! as Wardrobe Supervisor. She loves being on the road! She first fell in love with live theatre when her family went to go see the 1st American Tour of Beauty and The Beast in L.A. She knew she always wanted to work in Entertainment and didnt care how! Now here she is with a B.A. degree from UCI’s Claire Trevor School of Arts in Theatre with an emphasis in Costume Design. Claire loves everything in the costume world! She would like to thank her Family and Friends back home and all over the states, for all the love and support through her career.

Creative Roles this Season

Costume Designer - Jersey Boys
Bella DePaola

Bella DePaola is so excited to return to The Mac Haydn Theatre! Past credits include Val (A Chorus Line), Anytime Annie/Dance Captain (42nd Street), Turn Back O’Man/Dance Captain (Godspell), Becky Two Shoes/u/s Penelope Pennywise (Urinetown), Lorriane/Lead Angel/Dance Captain (Jersey Boys), Betty Blast/u/s Ariel/Dance Captain (Footloose), Susan Hershy/u/s Georgie Bukatinski (The Full Monty), and Ensemble (Kiss Me Kate). She is a recent graduate of Pace University’s Musical Theatre and Commercial Dance Programs and was seen in productions like Into the Woods as Jack’s Mom u/s Baker’s Wife, and Pippin as Player u/s Fastrada. Bella would love to thank her family and friends, especially her two parents, for supporting her along her journey. Keep up with her instagram for future adventures: @belladepaola

Roles this Season

Graziella in West Side Story
Dance Captain for West Side Story
Ensemble in Something Rotten
Eric Shorey

Eric is thrilled to return to MHT for his 3rd season. He is delighted for audiences to experience the incredible talents of the entire company. His music direction at MHT include Urinetown, Next To Normal, Footloose, Godspell, and last season’s smash hit Jersey Boys. He also proudly music directed the Berkshire Theatre Award Winning A Call To Places starring Gabe Belyeu. Elsewhere, Eric has music directed productions of My Way, Scrooge, A Man of No Importance, and numerous concerts and cabarets. As an actor, Eric has been seen across the country and internationally in productions of Cats, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Disney On Classic in Japan, to name a few. Eric would like to thank John, James, and the entire MHT family for their constant support. For Eric and Henry.

Creative Roles this Season

Music Supervisor
Music Director - West Side Story
Music Supervisor - Sister Act
Music Director - Rent
Music Supervisor - All Shook Up
Music Director - Something Rotten
Music Director - The Fantasticks
Anthony Michael Velez

Anthony Michael Velez is so grateful to be returning to the Mac-Haydn Theatre for their 2024 Season. This will be his fourth season in a row here! You might remember his past roles as Paul San Marco (A Chorus Line), Sancho (Man of La Mancha) and Arpad Laszlo (She Loves Me) at the Mac-Haydn Theatre. He recently made his Off-Broadway debut as a Standby/Swing in El Otro Oz at the Atlantic Theatre. Anthony was the recipient of the 2019 National Youth Arts Awards for Best Actor in a Musical as Jack Kelly in Newsies (Pied Piper Youth Theatre). When he’s not on stage, Anthony works as a Teaching Artist for Broadway Bound Kids. He would like to thank his family and friends for always supporting his passion for the arts.
IG: @anthonyvelezzz

Roles this Season

Moose in West Side Story
TJ in Sister Act
Angel in Rent
Ensemble in All Shook Up
Ensemble in Something Rotten
Andrew Burton Kelley

Andrew Burton Kelley is ecstatic to be returning for his 5th season here at The Mac! Past Mac-Haydn credits include Xanadu (Sonny), Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), Jersey Boys (Bob Gaudio), Oklahoma! (Will Parker), and She Loves Me (Kodlay), to name a few. Other Credits: National Tour; Waitress. Cruise Ships; Cranival Cruise Lines (Carnival Victory, Production Singer), The Comany Men (Man 2). Regional; Waitress (Ogunquit), Grease (Palace Theatre), A Chorus Line (The Argyle, Palace Theatre), Xanadu (Cortland Repertory), Rent (Firehouse Center for the arts), and itch Albom’s original musical, Hockey!-The New Musical (Detroit City Theatre). He is forever grateful to his family, FSE, his amazing wife and fellow actor Rachel, and the sweetest kitten to ever exsist, Eloise. IG;@thereal_abk

Roles this Season

Mark Cohen in Rent
Nick Bottom in Something Rotten
Rachel Pantazis

Rachel Pantazis is elated to be returning back to the Mac-Haydn for her fifth summer. Rachel has just completed her national tour debut as Meg in Little Women the musical. Featured Mac credits: Xanadu, Man of La Mancha, Jersey Boys, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Sunset Boulevard, She Loves Me, and Oklahoma! When she isn’t performing musical theatre, she is traveling the country with America’s Sweethearts, a New York City-based tribute group for the Andrews Sisters. The group performs mainly for veterans across the USA. Rachel is also an experienced and dedicated voice educator for students of all ages. Thank you to John Saunders for always welcoming me back to my favorite theatre! Love to my husband and soulmate, Andrew Burton Kelley. Rachelpantazis.com | @Repantz

Roles this Season

Miss Sandra in All Shook Up
Emily Allen

Emily Grace Allen is so happy to be returning to the Mac-Haydn Theatre once again! Emily just graduated from Marymount Manhattan College and is so excited to take the next step in her artistic journey. During the year, she kept busy working and training. She had the opportunity to train at the 30 Rock Wig Shop working on things for SNL and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. She also performed as a featured dancer in the ensemble of Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Marymount. Coming off of graduation, Emily is so thankful for all the opportunities and the support from her family and peers that have helped her to get to where she is. Sending all the love and gratitude to Mom and Dad, John, Caitlin, and the entire family at the Mac! emilygraceallen.com

Roles this Season

Ensemble in Rent
Swing in The Fantasticks

Creative Roles this Season

Hair/Wig & Makeup Designer - West Side Story
Ashley DeLane Burger

Ashley DeLane Burger (Director/Choreographer) is returning for her 5th Season! She has been enjoying trying on as many different “hats” in the industry as possible over the last decade. Beyond a choreographer & performer Ashley DeLane is a proud teaching artist, at studio, high school and collegiate levels, judges dance competitions around the country, and last winter she joined the CoComelon Live National Tour as their Company Manager. She is elated to add Director to that list this season with The Marvelous Wonderettes! www.ashleydelane.com
Mac Magic includes – Choreo: Forever Plaid (2022 BWW Best Choreography), A Chorus Line (Assoc & Standby), She Loves Me, Sunset Boulevard, South Pacific. Stage: The Full Monty, Pippin (2021 BWW Best Supporting Performer), Man of La Mancha, Major Arcana, Beehive, My Fair Lady, Chicago, Nice Work If You Can Get It.
BA Theatre Performance: Wagner College. MS Kinesiology: ATSU. CMA: Laban Institute of Movement Studies.

Creative Roles this Season

Choreographer - Jersey Boys
Director - The Marvelous Wonderettes
Conor Robert Fallon

Conor is beyond thrilled to be back at the Mac! After last year’s productions of Jersey Boys (Tommy Devito) and Godspell (Jesus) he has been counting the minutes until he could tread the boards again of this amazing theater he calls home. He can’t wait to tackle a favorite show of his, The Fantasticks and to get to work with John and Eric and the rest of the creative teams on a musical very close to his heart. Thanks to all his friends and family for there years of support and encouragement. A special thanks to his Mother and Father, John and Kathleen, his siblings Sean, Cait and Ryan. His niece Nora and his lovely girlfriend Lydia. Social media: @conorrobertfallon

Roles this Season

Ensemble in Something Rotten
Gabe Belyeu

Gabe Belyeu is ecstatic to be back home at the Mac for another season! Last year you saw him as Zach in A Chorus Line, Officer Lockstock in Urinetown, Dr. Madden in Next to Normal, and Harold in The Full Monty; as well as his Berkshire Theatre Award winning performance in his cabaret, A Call to Places. Over the past year, Gabe was featured in The Great Gatsby at Ivoryton Playhouse and starred in Scrooge the musical at Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. Other favorite roles at the Mac include Cervantes in Man of La Mancha, Christopher Belling in Curtains, Tateh in Ragtime, Arthur in Camelot, and Roger DeBris in The Producers, to name a few. Keep up with Gabe at www.gabebelyeu.com. As always, thanks to friends and family for their unwavering love and support.

Roles this Season

Julian Marsh in 42nd Street
Bob Crewe, Nick DeVito & Others in Jersey Boys
John Saunders

John Saunders is honored to be working alongside this fantastic cast, crew, box office team, ushers, coffeehouse gang, and the amazing volunteers. As an actor here: 1776 ( Adams), MY FAIR LADY (Higgins), CAROUSEL (Jigger), THE SECRET GARDEN (Archie), and HAIRSPRAY (Edna). As a director here: THE BAKER’S WIFE, THE PRODUCERS, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, THE FULL MONTY, LES MISERABLES, CHICAGO, OLIVER! and many others. Elsewhere: National Tours: MY FAIR LADY, OLIVER!, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. Regionally: The Papermill Playhouse and  Northshore Music Theatre. Tremendous gratitude to his fellow directors, designers, and choreographers for the incredibly dynamic and brilliant work they present here. Enjoy the show!

Creative Roles this Season

Director - Rent
Director - Something Rotten
Director - The Fantastics