Brian Sousis

Brian is a recent graduate of SUNY Geneseo with a degree in Musical Theatre.  Previous shows that he has worked on are: Company, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Pippin, and Antigone.  He is very excited to be a part of the production team for this fantastic season and hopes everyone enjoys the work that everyone has put into it.

Roles this Season

Ensemble in Oklahoma!
Justin Forward

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

East Texas Native. Off Broadway: Revelation, With or Without You (Sam); Regional: Little Shop of Horrors (Ronnette), Rock of Ages (Franz), Godspell (Jesus), Les Misérables (Coureyac), The Little Mermaid. Sending love and thanks to my family, friends, and the Mac-Haydn family! IG: @csmclv

Roles this Season

Teen Angel in Grease (Debut)
Coalhouse Gang in Ragtime
Steve Collins/Kayla's Dad in Jane of the Jungle
King's Council in Martin and Mee-Lo
Plumber in Little Shop of Horrors
Ensemble in Oklahoma!
Emma Flynn

Emma Flynn is over the moon to be returning to the Mac for her second season. She recently graduated from The Hartt School of Music where she earned a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. Some of her favorite roles include Holly in The Wedding Singer and Nellie Forbush in South Pacific. Emma is so so grateful to the Mac-Haydn Theatre and the whole community of Chatham for welcoming her back for the summer!

Roles this Season

Morgan Le Fey in Camelot
Arlene Barruca in Curtains
Harem Girl/Larissa/Beautician in Sunset Boulevard
Sandy Dumbrowski in Grease
Kate in Oklahoma!
Jonah Hale

Jonah is an NYC-based performer and is thrilled to be returning to Chatham and the Mac-Haydn stage this summer. Originally from Minnesota, Jonah moved to New York City in the fall of 2015 to attend Wagner College where he later graduated with a B.A. in Theatre Performance and a Minor in Dance. Jonah was last seen on the Mac-Haydn stage in 2022 as a gangster brushing up his Shakespeare in Kiss Me Kate. Other favorite Mac-Haydn credits include Kenickie in Grease, Sammy in The Wedding Singer, Smokey in Damn Yankees, and Santa Clause in Annie. Jonah would like to thank his friends and his family for all of their love and support. Special shout out to fellow Mac-Haydn alumni Jayke Workman.

Roles this Season

Billy Lawlor in 42nd Street
Chuck Cranston in Footloose
Angel Harrison

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Angel Harrison is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She was most recently seen in the Argyle Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening, and the award winning play As Much As I Can. She has also performed in readings, concerts, and cabarets throughout New York City. She is thrilled to be making her Mac-Haydn Theatre debut.

Roles this Season

Coalhouse Gang in Ragtime(Debut)
Kayla in Jane of the Jungle
Ellie in Martin and Mee-Lo
Crystal in Little Shop of Horrors
Virginia in Oklahoma!
Zoey Bright

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Zoey Bright is thrilled to be making her Mac-Haydn debut this season! She is an upcoming sophomore Theatre Performance major at Wagner College and some of her favorite roles include Tracy Turnblad (Hairspray) and Wednesday Addams (The Addams Family). She would like to thank the cast, crew, and the whole Mac-Haydn family for such an amazing experience!

Roles this Season

Jan in Grease (Debut)
Sob Sister in Ragtime
Jane in Jane of the Jungle
Star to Be in Little Shop of Horrors
Ellen in Oklahoma!
Spencer Petro

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Spencer Petro is pursuing his BFA in Musical Theatre at Rider University. He is beyond thrilled to be joining the Mac Haydn Theatre Family this summer as part of their most exciting season yet. He would like to thank everyone at Mac Haydn for this amazing opportunity as well as his family for always supporting him. Humbled. Honored. Grateful.

Roles this Season

Tom of Warwick in Camelot (Debut)
Russ Cochran/Stagehand in Curtains
Wunderkind/Adam/Salesman/Paramount Crew in Sunset Boulevard
Professor in The Pinocchio Show
Eugene Florczyk in Grease
Baron's Assistant in Ragtime
Martin in Martin and Mee-Lo
Uptown Square in Little Shop of Horrors
Jess Chalmers in Oklahoma!
Jesse Lynn Harte

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Jesse Lynn Harte is so stoked to join The Mac-Haydn! Some regional credits: Star To Be (Annie) at Westchester Broadway, Wendy Jo (Footloose) & Ms. Crookshank (Miracle on 34th St) at Theatre Workshop Nantucket. Fun fact: she’s also played Ariel (The Little Mermaid)10 times, including in Boston at Fiddlehead Theatre and The Palace Theatre. Thanks to the fam & Vienna for everything!

Roles this Season

Lady Guilliam in Camelot (Debut)
Marjorie Cook in Curtains
Edda in Martin and Meelo
Gertie Cummings in Oklahoma!
Elizabeth D’Aiuto

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Elizabeth is ecstatic to be making her Mac-Haydn debut! Recent graduate of The Boston Conservatory! Her recent credits include; PBT: Dames at Sea (Ruby), Damn Yankees (Sister), RMT: The Music Man (u/s Marian) Anything Goes, Barrington Stage: Pirates of Penzance (u/s Mabel). Many thanks to the cast and crew, especially John, Monica, and Kevin! Love to her family!

Roles this Season

Nimue in Camelot (Debut)
Connie Subbotin in Curtains
Mary/Analyst in Sunset Boulevard
Marty in Grease
Brigit in Ragtime
Mom/Joanne/Samantha in Jane of the Jungle
Bette in Martin and Mee-Lo
Dental Assistant in Little Shop of Horrors
Vivian in Oklahoma!
Anthony DaSilva

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Anthony is thrilled to be spending his first summer here at Mac-Haydn! He is a rising junior at Montclair State University pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre. Infinite thanks to his family, friends, and all who support and create theatre. Select Credits include: Riff (West Side Story), Durdles (Drood), Melchior (Spring Awakening). Instagram: @antthology . Go Red Hawks!

Roles this Season

Clarius and Dap in Camelot (Debut)
Ronnie Driscoll in Curtains
John/Salesman/Paramount Crew/Guard in Sunset Boulevard
Dipstick in The Pinocchio Show
Danny Zuko in Grease
Conductor in Ragtime
Night Monster in Martin and Mee-Lo
Priest in Little Shop of Horrors
Ensemble in Oklahoma!
Chelsea Lynne Myers

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Californian by birth, New Yorker at heart. BFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts (CAP 21). Favorite roles: Hunyak in Chicago, (Greenbrier Valley Theatre, WV) Emma/understudy Fanny Brice in Funny Girl, (Village Theatre, WA) and Larato/understudy to Nicole Scherzinger in Two Lost Worlds (NYC). Love and thanks to the Mac-Haydn team, family, Liz and Mike. For Ashley.

Roles this Season

Lady Anne in Camelot (Debut)
Bambi Bernet in Curtains
Secretary/Lisa/Danielle/Astrologer in Sunset Boulevard
Madame Azure in The Pinocchio Show
Patty Simcox in Grease
Kathleen in Ragtime
Night Monster in Martin and Mee-Lo
Dental Assistant in Little Shop of Horrors
Sylvie in Oklahoma!
Joe Hornberger

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

Joe Hornberger Mac-Haydn Debut Summer! Off-Broadway: Frankenstein (The Players Theatre). Regional: Elf (The Fireside Theatre), One Thousand Words (Chicago Musical Theatre Festival), Peter and the Wolf (Lookingglass Theatre/Chicago Symphony Orchestra), and Breath (ArtsEmerson). Concert: Spring Awakening (54 Below). BFA Emerson College. Many thanks to John, Monica, everyone at The Mac, RSO, Lindsay, friends and family, and always to Mom. JoeGHornberger.com @hornburgalar

Roles this Season

Sir Lionel in Camelot (Debut)
Brick Hawvermale in Curtains
Finance Man/Cliff/Salesman/Paramount Crew/Jones in Sunset Boulevard
Carl/Pinocchio in The Pinocchio Show
Roger in Grease
Stanford White in Ragtime
Grott in Martin and Mee-Lo
Skip Snip in Little Shop of Horrors
Slim in Oklahoma!
Deshaun Tost

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

DeShaun Tost is a baritone hailing from Steubenville, Ohio. He graduated in 2018 from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy’s integrated program. Last summer he was a cast member in various productions at the Ohio Light Opera. He is delighted to be working here at the Mac-Haydn Theatre this season, and looks forward to bringing this outstanding repertoire to life.

Roles this Season

Sir Sagramore in Camelot (Debut)
Roy Stetson in Curtains
Finance Man/Glenn/Salesman in Sunset Boulevard
Cricket in The Pinocchio Show
Vince Fontaine in Grease
Coalhouse Gang in Ragtime
Nicholas in Martin and Mee-Lo
Pimp in Little Shop of Horrors
Joe in Oklahoma!
Nick Miller

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.

Roles this Season

Lancelot in Camelot (Debut)
Oscar Shapiro in Curtains
Cord Elam in Oklahoma!
Oklahoma! Creative Team 2019

John Saunders directs this incredible Rodgers and Hammerstein classic to close out our season. He is joined by Music Director Jillian Zack who’s known well to Mac-Haydn audiences. Jillian can’t wait: “I’m very excited to bring this expansive score to the intimate space of the Mac-Haydn. The show is packed full of hits and the chance to dissect them with fresh eyes and ears is thrilling!”

Katie Johannigman joins us as choreographer for the first time this season as does Costume Designer Bethany Marx.

Saunders is excited to have the great team of Kevin Gleason and Andrew Gmoser together again for the final time this year. “Kevin and Andrew know our space so well that it is always exciting to see what we can come up with when recreating something from the classic repertoire.

Sound Designer Corbin White, Props Designer Joshua Gallagher and Hair & Makeup Designer Matthew Oliver complete the task of bringing the farmers and the cowmen to life.

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Katie Johannigman

Katie Johannigman (Choreographer) is so excited to be back at the Mac-Haydn with her longtime buddy, John. Director/Choreographer credits include: BERNSTEIN’S MASS (Cincinnati Ballet, May Festival, Symphony), SHREK (Connecticut Repertory Theater), LIZZIE (The Human Race Theater), MAME (The Human Race Theater), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Clinton Showboat), SANTA CLAUS (Cincinnati Children’s Theater), THEY WERE YOU, SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, CANDIDE, THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY, GODSPELL, and HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (CCM). She is on faculty at CCM in the Musical Theater Department, where she earned her BFA. Katie is a member of Actor’s Equity Association.

Creative Roles this Season

Choreographer - Oklahoma!
Meredith Lustig

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 Season

Lilli Vanessi (Katherine) Kiss Me, Kate
Oklahoma!

August 22 – September 1

Season Ended

The road to true love is anything but smooth in this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical that set the standard for American musical theatre. Set in the western territory on its way to becoming a state, Oklahoma! contains some of the most popular music ever written for the stage—songs like “Oh What a Beautiful Morning,” “People Will Say We’re in Love,” and the title song “Oklahoma.”

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Fiona Phelps

Fiona is thrilled to be back performing on the Mac-Haydn stage, now as full company! Some of her recent productions include Something Rotten! (Ensemble, Assist. Dance Captain), Oklahoma! (Young Laurey), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Urinetown (Little Sally), and The Addams Family (Alice). As a dancer, Fiona has trained and competed in numerous different styles, her favorite always being tap. She trained with the Joffrey Ballet, doing their tap summer intensive and most recently performed in Manhattanville College’s Fall Dance Concert. Fiona is working to receive her BFA in Musical Theater from Manhattanville College where she will be performing in A Chorus Line as Sheila this upcoming fall! She would like to thank all of her family, friends and teachers for their support always!

 

Roles this Season

On-Stage Swing in West Side Story
Ensemble in Something Rotten
Jillian Zack

Jillian Zack is a New York City based pianist, vocal coach, and music director. She made her Broadway debut performing as the MD and onstage organ player (sub) for To Kill a Mockingbird. She currently serves as a Key2 player sub and rehearsal pianist for Funny Girl on Broadway. She has performed at various venues throughout New York City, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, and at The Juilliard School. She has also performed recitals throughout the United States, the UK, and New Zealand. Off-Broadway: Theatre Row. Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, The Mac-Haydn Theater, Cape Fear Regional Theater, Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. As a coach, she maintains a full studio, both in partnership with the Magaziner Vocal Studio as well as privately. She specializes in both musical theater and classical repertoire, and has experience with all ages. BM Manhattan School of Music. MM The Juilliard School.

Creative Roles this Season

Pianist & Music Director - Sondheim Tribute Revue
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