Glenn is stepping out of his box office night manager role and into his “Hairy Ishmaelite” role in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT for the 7th time! From Kinderhook, NY he has been with Mac-Haydn for 30 plus years (he’s losing count at this point!) and when he’s not at Mac-Haydn he works full-time at Columbia County Mental Health. Other Mac-Haydn credits include FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Priest) and FOOTLOOSE (Principal Clark). Film work includes FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM (LokenMann Productions/Kristanna Loken/Bruce Dern-news reporter/Mr. Dern’s stand-in). Glenn is also president of “The Friends of Mac-Haydn Theatre” and sincerely appreciates all of the support shown during Mac-Haydn’s fund raising campaigns. All my love and thanks to my family, friends, my Mac-Haydn family, and very special thanks to Lynne Haydn and the late Linda MacNish for getting me on stage in the first place!
Gabe Belyeu is back for his eighth season with the Mac-Haydn! After a wonderful 2016 season, where you saw him as Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY, The Wolf in INTO THE WOODS, Curtis in SISTER ACT, and Gomez in THE ADDAMS FAMILY; Gabe was featured in The Palace Theatre’s production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL as the narrator . This year at the Mac you will see him in DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, SWEENEY TODD, AND SPAMALOT! Past roles include Aldolpho in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, Rodger DeBris in THE PRODUCERS, Javert in LES MISERABLES, and Zaza in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. Gabe is originally from Alabama and now resides in NYC. National Tours: SHOWBOAT, R&H’s CINDERELLA, JESUS CHRIST STAR with Ted Neeley, and Cameron Mackintosh’s OLIVER! As always, thanks to friends and family at the Mac and abroad for their unwavering love and support. To keep up with Gabe, go to his website: www.gabebelyeu.com
Victoria Benkoski is an actress and singer from Hoosick Falls, NY who lives for summertime, live theatre and is glad to be back at the Mac! Favorite credits include Esther, INTIMATE APPAREL; Nun u/s Deloris, SISTER ACT; and Bloody Mary, SOUTH PACIFIC. Victoria can be seen in early September at Siena College in Kempe’s Players performance of Twelfth Night as Maria. www.vikkiben.com
Darrel was last seen as Uncle Fester in THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Mac Haydn. Broadway tours: THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, The Who’s TOMMY. European tours: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOWCas Eddie/Dr. Scott. Favorite roles: THE PIRATE KING in Pirates of Penzance, KING OF BOEHEMIA in Sherlock Holmes, and Smudge in FOREVER PLAID. Regional theatres: Sacramento Music Circus, Music Theatre of Wichita, Cape Playhouse, North Shore Music, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Ogunquit Playhouse, Actor’s Theatre of Phoenix, Cherry County Playhouse , Arvada Center, Westchester Broadway Theatre, American Stage (St. Pete), Showpalace Dinner Theatre, and resident actor at Casa Manana (Ft. Worth, TX). Worked with Phyllis Diller, Carol Lawrence, Jamie Farr, Loretta Swit, Ruta Lee, Gavin McLeod, Cathy Rigby. Soon to be seen as Ol’ Nappy in KILLER WIGS FROM OUR SPACE at NYMF, Bob in Norwegian Cruise Line’s PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, and upcoming Broadway production of WALLENBERG THE MUSICAL directed by Martin Charnin. Thanks to John Saunders!
John Anker Bow
Mac-Haydn debut! BA – Rider University ‘03. National Tour: RAGTIME with Phoenix Entertainment (Henry Ford), A CHRISTMAS CAROL with Nebraska Theatre Caravan (Jacob Marley). Regional: LES MISERABLES (Thénardier) for Prather Entertainment, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (Man In Chair) at Surflight, THE FULL MONTY (Ethan) at Montgomery Playhouse, FOREVER PLAID (Smudge) at Bickford Theatre and Boothbay Opera House, NOISES OFF! (Lloyd) at the Palace, DAMN YANKEES (Applegate) and GUYS & DOLLS (Nathan Detroit) with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra. Many thanks to Katie and Scott Williams for the hospitality and his family for the support and love.
Alex Carr is thrilled to be joining the Mac-Haydn for their 2017 Summer Season! Alex is a Sophomore BFA Musical Theatre student at Montclair State University, and was most recently seen leading the school’s production of WEST SIDE STORY as Tony, one of his dream roles. Much love to Mom, Dad, and David for their constant support!
Michelle Carter is excited to be at Mac-Haydn! Past credits include OKLAHOMA! (Gertie), THE ADDAMS FAMILY(Featured Ensemble), and THE PLANT THAT ATE DIRTY SOCKS (Fluffy) at Tibbits Opera House. She is a rising senior in Marymount Manhattan College’s musical theatre program and an accomplished tap dancer and choreographer in the Northeast. Thanks to Mom, Tim, and Mr. D!
Quinn Corcoran is thrilled to be making his Mac-Haydn debut this summer! He spent last summer as part of the Resident Company in Forestburgh Playhouse’s summer season in roles like Cinderella’s Prince (INTO THE WOODS) and The Specialist/The Priest (THE WHO’S TOMMY). He studies acting, writing, and film at Pace University in New York, but he is native to the downstairs neighbor Pennsylvania! Thanks to the Mac-Haydn gang for this great summer, and thanks to Mom, Dad, sister Kylie, and all my friends who continue to inspire me!
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!).
Excited to finally step on the stage at MacHaydn among such talented people! Favorite roles include Emmett in LEGALLY BLONDE aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines, Shawn in ONCE WE LIVED HERE, Bobby Strong in URINETOWN, and Claude in COME FROM AWAY at the Goodspeed Opera House. Thanks for welcoming me, and making me feel at home in such a wonderful community.
Atsushi Eda is happy to be working again with this talented and “elegant” cast and crew. You guys should know how much he missed all of you after ANYTHING GOES. Originally from Tokyo, Japan. Credits include: GUYS AND DOLLS, MARY POPPINS, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, THE PRODUCERS and Tokyo Disney. Many thanks to John Saunders.
Laura Michele Erle
Laura Michele Erle (Company Member) is a 2017 graduate from Hofstra University with a B.F.A. in Performance and minor in Musical Theatre. She is thrilled to be making her Mac-Haydn Theatre debut! Past credits include: ROMEO AND JULIET (Juliet), BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL (Shelley) and ALICE IN WONDERLAND (Alice). Love and thanks to God, her family, and Andrew.
David Figliuzzi has grown up with music and a lifelong love of theater, singing and playing piano since childhood. Today, he splits his time living in Connecticut and New York, where he is a soloist and choir member both in his native Hartford, and locally at the Broad Street Chorale in Kinderhook. A loyal fan and regular attendee of Mac-Haydn productions, SOUTH PACIFIC will be David’s first time on the Mac stage. He is over-the-moon to be making his debut this summer!
Ross Flores is a NYC based actor, dancer, and comedian. Ross has been seen as Theodore Lewis Lent in Colectivo El Pozo’s THE INEXPLICABLE PASTRANA,, Head Chef in Nancy Holson’s NUTCRACKER THE MUSICAL and more. Ross is thrilled to be working with The Mac-Haydn Theatre and would like to thank the entire production team and audience for such a wonderful season. rossflores.com
Aneesa Folds is beyond excited to be returning to the MHT for a third summer in a row! Favorite credits include TOUR: RAGTIME (Sarah’s friend) REGIONAL: RENT (Joanne), HAIRSPRAY (Motormouth Maybelle), and THE WIZ (Evelliene). Special thanks to her family & friends for their support and The Mac for this incredible opportunity! Here’s to being fabulous! Follow her @aneesanael and aneesafolds.com
Mark Hardy is thrilled to be back after playing Higgins in last season’s MY FAIR LADY. In recent seasons he also played the Baker in THE BAKER’S WIFE and directed HAIRSPRAY and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Other recent acting credits: Emile in SOUTH PACIFIC and David Malter in THE CHOSEN. Recent directing credits include WEST SIDE STORY, THE THREEPENNY OPERA, TRIUMPH OF LOVE, Lippa’s THE WILD PARTY, and TAKE FLIGHT for Montclair State University in NJ; 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). Other 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.
Megan is from Upperville, Virginia. She is a rising senior in the BFA Musical Theatre program at Montclair State University. MSU: HAIR, TRIUMPH OF LOVE, WEST SIDE STORY. Woodstock Playhouse: GUYS AND DOLLS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, PIPPIN. Much love to family and friends.
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: 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, and MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Uncle Yakuside) Berkshire Opera Festival. National Tour: MY FAIR LADY Other: CARMINA BURANA (featured soloist) Princeton University
Patrick Heffernan is happy to be back at Mac-Haydn for a forth summer! His first season was in 2012 and he’s been seen on stage in shows such as LEGALLY BLONDE (Emmett), THE FANTASTICS (El Gallo), SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (Don Lockwood) and WEST SIDE STORY (Gladhand). National Tours include: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Perchik), ANYTHING GOES and 42ND STREET. Patrick graduated Wagner College and is originally from southern CA, though Chatham has become a home away from home. While not performing he enjoys practicing and teaching yoga, tap dancing and eating chocolate chip cookies.
Is excited to be back for her 16th show at the Mac! Recently played the Narrator on the National/International Tour of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT and before that, Lucy Harris on the National Tour of JEKYLL AND HYDE. Favorite Mac Credits: 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). Has also performed at NSMT, Goodspeed, Harford Stage, John W. Engeman Theatre and Palace Theatre. BFA Hartt School. Thank you to Lynne, John, Monica and Barb! This ones for you G!
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).
Albert Hsueh (Ting-Chou Hsueh) is thrilled to become a part of The Mac-Haydn Theatre family, in the production of ANYTHING GOES. Originally from Taiwan, Albert has been working for several years as a professional actor both in Taiwan and abroad. He was cast in numerous musicals and worked with theater companies throughout Asia. He is a graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, and his most recent credit was the PASSPORT TO TAIWAN in Union Square New York City as a featured soloist. Albert would like to thank his family, teachers and friends for all their love and support on his journey.
Connor is absolutely stoked to be a part of the MacHaydn 2017 season! He is from Breezy Point, NY and is a graduate of Davidson College. Connor spent the past two years working at several different theaters along the east coast. From Nantucket to Boca Raton and everywhere in between, Connor is grateful for the opportunity to do what he loves. Love and thanks to family, friends and mentors for all of their love and support.
Stephen C. Kallas
Stephen C. Kallas- Recent graduate of Wagner College with a double degree in Performance and Technical Studies. Regional Credits: In the Wings Productions’ 42ND STREET (Andy Lee); Interlakes Summer Theatre 2016 (Ensemble); Wagner College Theatre: TITANIC (Edgar Beane); ANYTHING GOES (Sailor/Quartet); AVENUE Q (Puppeteer); MOST HAPPY FELLA (AL); CATS (Swing-Mungojerrie/Macavity); SPAMALOT (Ensemble); HELLO, DOLLY!(Ensemble). Stephen is also a freelance Sound Designer. www.StephenCKallas.com
Mac-Haydn: SOUTH PACIFIC, THE BAKER’S WIFE; Recent credits include: AS YOU LIKE IT (The Denver Center), MARY POPPINS (Northern Stage), INTO THE WOODS (Northern Stage), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, (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 SICKNESS (EPBB); TV/FILM: SHADES OF BLUE on NBC, BOSS LEVEL for Randomhouse & various sketch comedies for commission. Emily has her own band Em & The Fates and has performed renowned venues with them, such as 54 Below, BB King, Rockwood Music Hall and more. She has her BA from Middlebury College. She loves Sondheim! And The Mac! And her parents, M & D! Emilykron.com.
Cathy is tickled to be a part of the cast of ANYTHING GOES. It’s been a blast! Her theatrical career spans 40 years as both an actor and director, working with various professional and non-professional theater and film companies. Among Cathy’s favorite musical theatre credits are Charlotte Magnus in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, Ilona Ritter in SHE LOVES ME, Dorothy Brock in 42ND STREET, Barb in ROMANCE, ROMANCE, Vera Simpson in PAL JOEY and most recently Queen Aggravain in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS. Thanks to John and Monica, the terrific cast and crew, and a great big hug to my onstage “better half” Brian, and my guardian angel, Bill, who I just know made this all possible.
Dan Macke is overjoyed to make his debut at Mac-Haydn! Dan grew up in East Greenbush, NY, and now studies at the Hartt School – rising as a senior to complete his B.F.A. in Music Theatre. Favorite past roles include: Prentiss in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (Weathervane Theatre), Lt. Frank Cioffi in CURTAINS (Hartt), and Radames in AIDA (Cohoes Music Hall). Endless thanks to Mom and Dad for their love and support!
Bryce McAllister is excited to be in another show at the Mac! Other than being onstage, Bryce is the Wardrobe Supervisor for the season and was last working at the acclaimed Off – Broadway show Sleep No More at The McKittrick Hotel in NYC in the wardrobe department. Performance credits include American Idiot, Cats (Patrick Dorow Productions, ME) White Christmas, Spring Awakening, ZM (Rider University, NJ) and RWS & Associates). Much love and thanks to John, Jimm, Monica, the amazing cast and crew and the Mac, Mom and Steph. For Josh and AGP.
Kelly Gabrielle Murphy
Kelly Gabrielle Murphy is thrilled to be spending her summer at Mac-Hadyn Theatre! This past May, she graduated from the University of Miami with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Regional: GUYS & DOLLS (Sarah Brown), SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE (Celeste #1), PASSION (Clara u/s), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (The Wardrobe), PIPPIN and LES MISERABLES. Much love and thanks to her family, friends, and new Mac-Hadyn family!
Jeffrey O’Neill – is thrilled to be making his Mac debut! Regional credits include LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (Albin/Zaza) at the Villagers Theater, EL CAPITAN (El Capitan) at Two River Theater, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Heord at the Count Basie Theater, OKALHOMA (Ali Hakim). Jeff loves his family and Wawa, thanks to my parents and Javier for their support.
Ryan Michael Owens
Hailing from a small town on the Eastern Coast of South Florida, Ryan has been performing since the age of 10. This Season will mark not only his return to the Mac after 8 years, but also his return to Theatre after a 5 year hiatus, where he has been performing as an acoustic artist all over Florida. Ryan is beyond thrilled to be back at the Mac-Haydn Theatre for their exciting 49th season.
José recently graduated The Hartt School Cum Laude with a BFA in Musical Theatre. He’s very excited to have his Mac-Haydn debut! He recently was seen in The Goodspeed Opera House’s staged reading of ZM AS WILLIAM HUTT an original musical written by the same team that brought you URINETOWN. He’s most prominent role at The Hartt School was Julian Marsh in 42ND STREET. José would like to thank the complete Mac-Haydn team for being so accommodating and giving him such a great summer experience. Garacias mami por todo!
Steffany Pratt just completed her sophomore 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 the Sugar Plum Fairy in THE NUTCRACKER (Monroe Ballet Theatre) and Anybodys in WEST SIDE STORY (Montclair State University).
Colin Pritchard thinks being back at the Mac is great big stuff! MHT audiences may remember him from his first turn on this stage ten years ago as Cosmo in SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN! Some of his favorite roles here include Nathan in GUYS & DOLLS, Wilbur in HAIRSPRAY, Bobby in CRAZY FOR YOU, & Igor in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Other credits include the national tours of BILLY ELLIOT & 42ND STREET and regional work at Goodspeed, The MUNY, Westchester Broadway & TUTS. Thanks to Lynne, John, Monica, Barb, Jeanne & Larry! Love and hugs to JMZ & mom!
Rachel is thrilled to be back at the Mac-Hadyn Theatre! Rachel made her MHT debut at the age of 8 playing Marta in THE SOUND OF MUSIC. She went on to spend many childhood summers at the Mac and was a company member during the 2007 season. National Tour: SOUTH PACIFIC, WHITE CHRISTMAS. NYC: THE MOST HAPPY FELLA (City Center Encores!), CAROUSEL (Avery Fisher Hall, PBS Live from Lincoln Center), and MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG (APAC, NY Innovative Theatre Award Nominee). Regional: Goodspeed Opera House, Maine State Music Theatre, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, John Engeman Theatre, and Gateway Playhouse. OCU Alum. Many thanks to John, Monica, the ladies of Judy Boals, Inc, her family, and her fiancé, Peter. www.RachelRhodesDevey.com
Sebastiani is a Brooklyn based choreographer, performer, and teaching artist. His choreography has been seen at the Mac-Haydn in THE ADDAMS FAMILY and THE PRODUCERS. Other choreography credits include Andrew Lippa’s THE WILD PARTY (Yale), SPRING AWAKENING (Sarah Lawrence), KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN (NYU), WALK THE NIGHT (Blue Barn Theater), BURIED TRASURE (NYU), HELLO, AGAIN (NYU), and as a collaborator on the New York Times Critic’s pick THE GRAND PARADISE. He works as an assistant to and collaborator with Chris Gatelli (Broadway: NEWSIES, WAR PAINT, THE KING AND I, GODSPELL, and the upcoming SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS MUSICAL). He is also a performer and was last seen Judah in JOSEPH…DREAMCOAT at the Mac, and has performed at Lincoln Center, The Merry Go Round Playhouse, SLEEP NO MORE (NYC), SEEING YOU (NYU), THE GRAND PARADISE (NYC). Sebastiani has a BFA in Drama from NYU: Tisch. Thanks as always to John, Lynne, Jenn, Monica, Jilliard, Panda, and the amazing Steff.
Katie is a South Carolina native. She is incredibly excited to make some great theatre with MHT this summer. Favorite credits: AVENUE Q (Kate Monster), OKLAHOMA (Laurey) and LEGALLY BLONDE (Enid). You can find Katie in NYC surfing, skiing, doing yoga, but mostly singing. Love to Mom and Dad: ETP! “…the world offers itself to your imagination…” www.katieskawski.com
Catherine is thrilled to be joining the company at the Mac-Haydn Theater! Favorite credits: OKLAHOMA (Laurie), A CHORUS LINE (Maggie), DAMES AT SEA (Joan), LEGALLY BLONDE (Serena). Catherine is so blessed for this opportunity and would like to thank her family and her fiancé, James, for all of their love and support. Enjoy the show! catherineskojec.com
This is Emily’s fourth year backstage at the mac! She not only loves working in the technical side of theatre but as an actor as well! She has many credits in both aspects, some of her favorites include: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL (Martha),WEST SIDE STORY (Clairice), THE PRODUCERS (Crazy Piano Lady/Tank), THE LITTLE MERMAID (Student Director/ Ursula), RENT (SM/Wardrobe asst.) LES MISERABLES (Wardrobe asst./Ensemble) Emily would like to thank Lynn, John, and Monica for the wonderful opportunities and to her parents; Joan and Skip, for the overwhelming love and support!
Erin Spears Ledford
Erin Spears Ledford is ecstatic to return to The Mac- Hadyn Theatre after kicking off her career here 11 years ago following graduation from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (NYC). Her most memorable Mac roles include Meg Brockie in BRIGADOON and Bomballurina in CATS. Erin understudied and performed the role of Nancy on the national Tour of OLIVER! while also portraying the role of Mrs. Sowerberry. other favorites include Anita in WEST SIDE STORY (Circa 21), MUSE MACHINE IN CONCERT (Players Club NYC) and BROADWAY DREAM (NYC/Japan musical theater collaboration) Erin is a proud Teaching Artist with Inside Broadway in NYC. Thanks to JL, MD, JS.
This is Madisons MacHadyn Theater debut!!! Most recently developed the role of Jolanka in the Broadway hopeful musical WALLENBERG directed by Martin Charnin. Off-Broadway: BABY: A NEW MUSICAL (Pam Sakarian), JOHNNY MERCER REVIEW (Theatre Row). National Tour: RAGTIME. Regional Theater: Central Florida Stage, Seaside Music Theater. Proud BFA graduate of University of Central Florida. Thanks to John, Jillian, Dave and Ham! www.madisonstratton.com
Ryan Gregory Thurman
Excited to be back at the Mac! A proud Cleveland native, Ryan was last seen at the Mac as “Joey” in SISTER ACT. Other Mac-Haydn favorites include RENT (Benny), and XANADU (Terpsicore). Recent: ELF THE MUSICAL (Nat’l Tour), HAIRSPRAY (Palace Theatre), SHOW BOAT (Fiddlehead Theatre Co), PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (Dobama). PPU ’14. All the love to Mom, family and friends. For Dad & Grampy. Follow him @Huggybruh and www.RyanGregoryThurman.com
This is Angela’s first production with The Mac-Haydn Theatre, and is beyond excited to be performing the classics of Cole Porter! Credits include: SOUTH PACIFIC (National Tour), FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (Merry-Go- Round Playhouse), LITTLE WOMEN (Syracuse Stage), SEARCHING FOR ROMEO (NYMF), CLOUDS ARE PILLOWS FOR THE MOON (B-Side Productions), and DEAR ALBERT EINSTEIN (New York City Children’s Theater). Upcoming projects include: “Mother” in RAGTIME with SFBATCO, and FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Ogunquit Playhouse. Angela is a proud member of RANGE a cappella and the USO Show Troupe. Thank you to Robin Levine, and The Mac-Haydn Theatre. BFA Syracuse University. @rangeacappella @atravino
Originally from Southeastern Wisconsin, Sophia is a rising Senior at Wagner College in New York City. Recent Wagner credits include Reno Sweeney in ANYTHING GOES, and Jacqueline in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. She was also a finalist at the 2014 National High School Musical Theatre Awards. She is thrilled to be making her summer stock debut with Mac Haydn Theatre!
Daniel Velasquez is a graduate of The University of Alabama from Orange County, CA. Favorite roles include Billy Lawlor (42ND STREET), Jason (BARE: A POP OPERA), and Conrad Birdie (BYE BYE BIRDIE). Roll Tide!
Brian D. Wagner
Brian is thrilled to be making his debut at the Mac this summer! He has performed extensively in Boston and New York in such shows as THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (Man in Chair), HMS PINAFORE (Dick Deadeye), A NEW BRAIN (Doctor) and most recently THE 39 STEPS (clown #1) at the Ghent Playhouse. Love as always to Tim for his love and support!
Monica M. Wemitt
Monica M. Wemitt is ecstatic to be revisiting one of her favorite characters, Dolly Gallagher-Levi in HELLO DOLLY this season. Area audiences have seen Monica in everything from Madame Thenardiere in LES MIZ and Mrs. Meers in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE to Nettie in CAROUSEL and several Mother Superiors! Broadway credits: HELLO DOLLY with Carol Channing, THREE MEN ON A HORSE with Tony Randall and Jack Klugman, and LIZA STEPPIN’ OUT at Radio City Music Hall. Touring credits: LIZA STEPPIN’ OUT starring Liza Minnelli, HELLO DOLLY starring Carol Channing, and four years as “Madame de la Grande Bouche” in the national tour of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Thank you all for your amazing support of Mac-Haydn, and of all the performing arts.
Patrick Wemitt grew up in Chatham, NY within walking distance of the MacHayden when performances were held in the fairgrounds of the Columbia County Fair. He was the first to be entertained by his sister, Monica Wemitt, as she would practice her tap dancing on the hard wood floors while we were trying to watch football or Saturday cartoons. He taught elementary school for 20 years and was an school administrator for twelve years. He was a sergeant in the Marine Corps and a Vietnam Veteran. He’s been a patron of the theater since its inception and was one of the first contractors to work on its current site. He is also the chaplain at the Chatham Fire Department.
Judith is thrilled to make her Mac-Hadyn debut with this amazing DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS cast. 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.
Thrilled to be back at the Mac for his fourth season!!! Paul is an actor singer, guitarist, and teaching artist for The National Dance Institute, The Mac Haydn Theatre, and Artistree Theatre Company. Paul has also performed with several NYC artists including Wesley Zurich, Maddy Wyatt, Blake Whyte, David Are, Laith Al-Sadhi, Halle Petro, Jennifer Sanchez, Dana Haynes, Alli Foss, Jac n’ Swallow, Eric Day, and Theresa Kloos. Paul just finished the amazing Big Green Theatre Festival with the Superhero Clubhouse and The Bushwick Starr, centered around climate change and environmentalism. Paul studied at the University of Michigan.
Kate is thrilled to be making her debut at the Mac-Haydn Theatre! 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