Molly Engelhardt

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Molly is excited to join the cast of Sound of Music! This is her first show with MacHaydn and she is thrilled to be apart! Previously she has been in Wedding Singer (ensemble/dance captain) at Playhouse Stage Company, Matilda (Matilda) at Playhouse Stage Company, Beauty and the Beast Jr (silly girl) at Playhouse Stage Company, and was Kassim in her middle school’s production of Aladdin Jr. She has been dancing for 14 years and she started singing and acting when she was 8. She is a competitive dancer at Class Act Dance and takes vocal lessons with Fran Wittmann. Molly would like to thank her parents and family, friends, vocal teacher Mrs.Wittmann and her dance teacher Lorri Leonardi.

Roles this Season

Louisa (Maria’s Mischievous Misfits) in The Sound of Music (Debut)
Riley O’Kane

Riley O’Kane (Louisa) is honored to return to the MacHaydn Theatre this season and to the Sound of Music Production. Previously Riley has taken the stage in Annie (Mac-Haydn), Sound of Music (National Tour) and the Scranton Shakespeare Festival. Along with Frozen Jr. (Park Playhouse), and PeteHer Pan (Park Playhouse), Matilda (Masterclass Performing Arts), Les Miserables (Schenectady Light Opera) and many more community theater roles and school productions (Goff Middle School). Riley has found that growing up in theater has shaped her success as a person, on stage, in athletics and academics. Riley is grateful for all the love and support she receives from her theater and music mentors, teachers, coaches, friends and family for their endless support. Lastly, Riley would like to especially thank the production team and the MacHaydn family for this opportunity and all they have done.

Roles this Season

Louisa (the G.O.A.T.s) in The Sound of Music