Broadway For Broke People

KENNEY M. GREEN*. Off-Broadway: Fairy Tale (Gemstone), Growing Up 70's featuring Barry Williams (Luther). Tours: Smokey Joe's Cafe w /Gladys Knight (Victor), The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Europe). Member AEA.   

ANDY MAC writes pop songs for people who don’t think they like pop music. Hs debut album Music for a Bright Moon Sky (Stay Clean Music, 2005) completely sold out of its first run, and music from that release was featured on 20th Century Fox and MTV television shows, and on XM Radio. His sophomore release, titled Struggle Fantastic, funded mostly by donations from Andy’s fans, was released last fall, along with a surprise album entitled 410.

TARA NOVIE was most recently seen in Theatrical Gems' Wildcat in December, and was also featured as Princess Kyra in their benefit performance of Mr. President last July.  New York: Jurassic Parq: The Broadway Musical (FringeNYC '10), Cocaine: The Band- The Musical (NYMF '10), Isabelle and the Pretty-Ugly Spell (Bleecker Street Theatre)  Regional: Rent, John Engeman Theater (Mimi u/s), Les Misérables, Weston Playhouse (Factory Girl), Weathervane Repertory Theatre.  Tara holds a BFA in Musical Theater from Pace University and is a graduate of LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts.

ERIN O'NEIL* most recently appeared in New York as in Theatrical Gems’ Wildcat. Other regional credits include Nine (Stephanie Necrophorus), Hello Dolly (Irene Molloy), How to Succeed… (Smitty), Guys & Dolls (Adelaide), Bye Bye Birdie (Rose Alvarez), Fiddler on the Roof (Tzeitel), and Les Misérables (Fantine) at New Bedford Festival Theatre, winner of the 2008 Moss Hart award for Best Production.

MICHAL SALONIA* created the role of Ralph in Fat Horse and Slim at Circle in the Square under the direction of Theodore Mann. New York credits include featured roles in Wildcat and Mr. President, Mr. Fezziwig in A Christmas Carol, Ben Weeks in The Normal Heart, and Quince in Midsummer Night’s Dream. Favorite regional roles include Moonface in Anything Goes, Nathan in Guys and Dolls, Ali Hakim in Oklahoma!, and Marryin’ Sam in Li’l Abner as well as most of the “patter” roles in the G & S canon. He is an active teaching artist and proud member of Young Educators in the Arts.

BENJAMIN CHAMBERS is excited to be appearing in this production. This is his first production outside of his home state of Massachusetts. He has participated in theater since middle school, and has always enjoyed it. Past favorite roles in shows include Mr. Mushnik (Little Shop of Horrors), Marius (Les Mis), and Reverend Shaw Moore (Footloose). He would like to thank everyone involved in this for the opportunity, as well as his friends and family for their support. Break a leg everyone!

CAITLIN FERCHAW is currently a senior Theater Performance major at Wagner College, where she can be seen in the upcoming production of Seussical The Musical, directed by Michele Pawk. Caitlin hails from Connecticut, where she has done most of her performing, and some of her favorite productions include Little Shop of Horrors, Bat Boy, and Les Misérables. She is incredibly grateful for this opportunity and gives her sincerest thanks to everyone involved.

SETH PRICE is currently studying at Wagner College as a Theatre Performance major. Originally from Enfield, Connecticut, Seth is concurrently working on a student-run production at Wagner of A New Brain (Mr. Bungee). He was recently seen performing at Sea View Playwright's Theatre on Staten Island in Sweeney Todd (Ensemble) and back home in the East Hartford Summer Youth Festival's production of Kiss Me, Kate (Bill Calhoun/Lucentio). Seth would like to thank Jacob and Steve for the opportunity to participate in this cabaret, and his family and friends for their continued support.

ASHLEY PRIMAVERA is thrilled to be doing her first show with Theaterical Gems! She is a junior music major at Wagner College, concentrating on vocal performance. Lately, she has performed in a few student productions at Wagner College and over 40 shows throughout her life growing up in Pennsylvania. Many thanks to her supportive family and to KSA!

MEGAN TAYLOR is thrilled to join the Theatrical Gems family! Recent appearances include High Society (Tracy Samantha Lord) for the Leonia Players Guild, and Lennie Watts' CabLab Showcase 2011 at Don't Tell Mama. She is the recipient of a 2009 NJACT Perry Award for her work in Irving Berlin: The Melody Lingers On at Bergen County Players, and has been featured in theatre companies in NY and NJ. Love to Family and Tim!

STEVEN H. TAYLOR (Musical Director/Piano). Previous musical directing credits include Theatrical Gems’ Wildcat, Mr. President, and Real Men Wear Pink and Sing Showtunes, two student written revues at Wagner College, Godspell, The Rocky Horror Show, School House Rock Live, and Dreamgirls. He is currently working at Our Lady Queen of Peace in Maywood, NJ as their Musical Director.

* denotes an actor appearing courtesy of the Actors' Equity Association

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