KIMBERLY FAYE GREENBERG* (Doris Walker) is the first and only actress in NYC to have performed leading roles in two legit Off-Broadway musicals at the same time: as Fanny Brice in the solo show One Night With Fanny Brice (nomination for Best Solo Performance, 2011 Patrick Lee ITBA Award & Cast Album available on Original Cast Records), and as Sylvia Fine in Danny and Sylvia: The Danny Kaye Musical (now in her third year). In addition to still performing as Sylvia, Kimberly also played Fanny Brice again in the new musical Ghostlight at NYMF 2011. Previous roles include: Nell Henderson in Mr. President (Theatrical Gems/Actors Fund Benefit), The Vagina Monologues (Off-Broadway), Sylvia Fine in The Kid From Brooklyn: The Danny Kaye Story (Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Broward Stage Door Theatre), Mary Magdalene in The Passion Play, the Musical (the oldest, most historic Passion Play in the U.S., at the Park Theatre, New Jersey) and Mother Mary in the Off-Broadway Revival production of Christmas Rappings (Theater at Judson).  On the small screen she has been featured in such shows as "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," "Charmed," "ER," and as the host of the Educational TV Series, "Personal Best."  Kimberly is also the Creator/Executive Producer/Host of, an educational theatrical website featuring Broadway professionals who work both onstage and behind-the-scenes.

TONY YAZBECK* (Fred Gaily).  Broadway credits include Billy Flynn in Chicago,  Phil Davis in White Christmas, Tulsa in Gypsy w/ Patti LuPone (Outer Critics Circle Award Nom.), Al in A Chorus Line, Never Gonna Dance, Oklahoma, and Gypsy w/ Tyne Daly.  Off-Broadway: The Encores! Productions of On The Town (Gabey), Gypsy (Tulsa), The Apple Tree, ATree Grows in Brooklyn, and Pardon My English, Fanny Hill (The York).  Regional:  Billy Buck Chandler in My One And Only (Goodspeed, Connecticut Critics Circle Award), Don in Singin' in the Rain (MUNY), Alexas in Antony and Cleopatra (Hartford Stage), Andrew in Sycamore Trees (Signature, Helen Hayes Award), Wally in Animal Crackers (Goodman), Bobby in Crazy For You (Maine State), Tony in Copacabana (PCLO), Tony in West Side Story (Trinity Rep.)  Film and TV:  Every Little Step (feature documentary), All My Children, As the World Turns.  Toured nationally in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Annie Get Your Gun and Doctor Dolittle.

JIM BROCHU* (Kris Kringle) is currently starring as Sheridan Whiteside in the Peccadillo Theatre Company's production of The Man Who Came to Dinner at the Theatre at St. Clement's. Last year Jim won the Drama Desk Award for Best Solo Performance of the 2009-2010 New York Theatre season. He recently appeared on Broadway as Andrew McLaren in Brigadoon opposite Christine Ebersole and Len Cariou and in Washington, DC as Willy Clark opposite Theodore Bikel’s Al Lewis in Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys. Over the past few years, Jim has been inhabiting the character of Zero Mostel in his multi-award winning play, Zero Hour. Jim has also been presented with the L.A. Ovation Award (Best Play), the Carbonell Award of South Florida (Best Actor), the Helen Hayes Award in Washington, DC (Best Actor). His website is

RACHEL RESHEFF* (Susan Walker). Age 11, Broadway: The People in The Picture (Jenny, original cast, lead, cast album), Mary Poppins (Jane Banks), Billy Elliot (Julie Hope, Debbie u/s), Shrek the Musical (Young Fiona, original cast). Off-Broadway/Staged Readings/Workshops: NYMF 2011, The Kid Who Would Be Pope (Alison McNally, La Vie Productions), Eugene O’Neill Center National Music Theater Conference/Summer 2011 (invited actor), Laughing Matters (Jenny, Roundabout), Freckleface Strawberry (title role, MMAC), Suprema (Olive Ann, New Dramatists), The Big Meal (Maddie, Jacqueline, Playwrights Horizons), The Family (Emily). Feature Film: 3 Backyards (Christina, lead, Sundance 2010 winner Best Direction), Tick Tock Time Emporium (Max, lead). TV: "The Electric Company," "Wonder Pets,” "Chuggington,” "Pinky Dinky Doo." AEA, SAG.

DOUGLAS LELAND* (R.H. Macy). Original London Cast and Album: Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story. Bye Bye Birdie (Mr MacAfee/London West End). Torch Song Trilogy (Arnold/Edinburgh). Regional: Fiddler, Show Boat, No, No Nanette, She Loves Me. Off Bway: Shirley "NO" Valentine in BYM/Rattlestick, The Fantasticks (Bellomy). Co Produced Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens (Fynsworth Alley CD) and Annual PRIDE Series/NYC. Thanks to Kimberly, Mike, Brian and Theatrical Gems...."There is only ONE Santa!"

BRIAN CHILDERS* (Marvin Shellhammer). OFF BROADWAY: Danny and Sylvia, The Danny Kaye Musical (Danny Kaye, Helen Hayes Award Winner, Mary Goldwater Award Winner), NATIONAL TOUR: The Kid from Brooklyn (Danny Kaye - Original), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Tom Sawyer). NEW YORK: Promenade (Prisoner 105, Legacy Series, New World Stages), Scandalous Behaviour (Joseph Surface; York Theatre Company),  On the Town (Gabey, St. George Theatre), Meester Amerika (Joey), REGIONAL: Lucky Stiff (Harry Witherspoon; Forum Theatre), Becoming George (The Prince; Metrostage), The Boys in the Band (Emory; American Century Theatre), The Robber Bridegroom (Jamie Lockhart), Joseph and the Amazing… (Joseph; Cumberland County Playhouse), My Fair Lady (Freddy Einsford Hill), Assassins (The Balladeer), West Side Story (Tony). SOLOIST: Hollywood Bowl (Featured Performer), Dodger Stadium (Special Guest Entertainer), Lincoln Center (A Tribute to Danny Kaye), Kennedy Center (Not a Day Goes By). Visit:

STEVE SCHALCHLIN (Mr. Gimbel/Judge Martin Group) was nominated for Best Lead Actor in a Musical: L.A. Ovation Awards for his celebrated appearance as himself in the Off-Broadway production of The Big Voice: God or Merman? for which he also wrote the score. Also off-Broadway: The Last Session. Choral/orchestral: New World Waking, a musical insurrection for peace.

VINCENT D'ELIA* (Governor/Thomas Mara, Sr.) is thrilled to be a part of this " MIRACLE" for such a great cause. He comes from a sold out run of Disney's The Little Mermaid playing Scuttle to 2,200 Disney fans nightly! Life motto: "The Only Real Death, is the death we die every day by not Living!" -ZORBA

DANIEL GREENWOOD* (Tammany O'Halloran) is a New Jersey-born, Cape Cod-raised, New York-based tenor.  While his background is in musical theater, he currently performs in both comic operetta and bel canto opera.  Commended by the New York Times for his performances in the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players' City Center production of Ruddigore ("robust voice and agile dancing") as well as NYGASP's The Mikado ("[a] lovely sound and good comic instincts"), he continues to perform in parts that call for strong acting as well as singing.  Roles include Frederic (Pirates of Penzance), Ralph (HMS Pinafore), Nanki-poo (The Mikado), Fairfax (Yeoman of the Guard), and Dauntless (Ruddigore) wth New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, as well as Paul (The Desert Song, Light Opera of New York), Damon (Acis and Galatea), and Belfiore (La Finta Giardiniera).  Upcoming engagements include Almaviva in Rossini's Barber of Seville as well as Ramiro in La Cenerentola.

ALEX PEARLMAN (Miss Muffet/Mayor/Alvin) is happy to be joining Theatrical Gems for this event. Recent New York credits include Ragtime (Astoria Performing Arts Center), The Who's Tommy (Gallery Players), Sondheim: The Birthday Concert at Lincoln Center. Favorite regional credits include the title role in Phantom, Jud Fry in Oklahoma!, Magaldi in Evita, King Arthur in Camelot and Enoch Snow in Carousel. BFA, Marymount Manhattan.

BRETT RADEK (Whitey/Ensemble) is originally from Chicago, Illinois and is glad to be starting the holiday season off a little early this year with Theatrical Gems!  Brett also spent the summer being merry at Santa's Village in Jefferson, NH performing for the entertainment group RWS and Associates. He recently choreographed The Jungle Book for CMJ Productions in Chicago, and has danced with Floorwork Dance Company and LMProject in New York.  Other theatre credits include: Robin Hood, the musical (NYMF), Rent (Weathervane Rep), Spring's Awakening (Adam Roebuck Productions), and Inside Out (Genesis Theatre Company).  MCS and Wagner College BA Training.

MARK DONALDSON* (Climber/Ensemble). National Tours: Fiddler on the Roof starring Harvey Fierstein, and Cats (Mungojerrie). Other theater includes Sacramento Music Circus, NYMF, The Fulton, The Arvada Center, and Westchester Broadway. Mark has a BFA in Musical Theater from The Hartt School.

ASHLEY BOEHM (Ensemble) is thrilled to be performing in Miracle On 34th Street.  Previous roles include Sally Bowles, Sally Brown, Sarah Brown, and Gertrude McFuzz.

VICTORIA BROADHURST (Ensemble) is thrilled to be working on Miracle On 34th Street. There is nothing like being in NYC this time of year. Recent credits include Carousel (Carrie Pipperidge), Annie (Mac-Haydn Theatre), Awesome 80s Prom (Heather Wynters). Warmest thanks to family and friends. Happy Holidays!

AMBER CARSON (Mrs. Finfer/Clara) is thrilled to be off the naughty list this year, just in time to join this wonderful production! Favorite credits include Hello Dolly (Gateway Playhouse), The Full Monty (Riverside Theatre-upcoming, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Phoenix Theatre, Arizona Broadway Theatre), NYMF, NYC Fringe Festival, and a solo cabaret of the Edith Piaf songbook with Phoenix Symphony. Many thanks to Theatrical Gems, my family and friends, and love to my tree. Happy Holidays!

ETHAN KHUSIDMAN* (Harry Finfer/Tommy Mara). 9-year-old Ethan Khusidman just returned from the 25th Anniversary National tour of Les Misérables, performing the role of Gavroche. He has starred as Danny in the short film “Making Friends,” and has performed on the popular comedy series, The Whitest Kids U’Know. Ethan is an ensemble member of the National Children’s Chorus, TADA! Youth Theater, and the boys’ vocal group M-Generation. He recently earned first place in the National Young Maestro Competition (piano).

KRISTEN MICHELLE* (Ensemble) is so happy to join this cast in spreading Christmas cheer with this classic show! Regional credits include: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Christine), Singin' in the Rain (Kathy Selden), Sisters of Swing (Patty Andrews), Musical of Musicals (June), Duck for President & other Stories (Babymouse) & many concerts with the Key West Pops Orchestra. Kean University BA & MA Speech Pathology, Minors: Theatre & Psychology. Proud member of AEA! For more adventures…

ROBERT MINTZ* (Ensemble) is happy to be making his Theatrical Gems debut.  New York credits include: Shine! The Horatio Alger Musical (NYMF '10), Seeing Stars (NYMF '09). Regional credits include: West Side Story (The Gateway Playhouse), The Nutcracker (The Fulton), Girl Crazy, Bye Bye Birdie, Sideshow (The Kennedy Center), The Visit (Signature Theatre). Bachelor of Music from The Catholic University of America.

DANIEL MOSER (Ensemble). Originally from Turlock, California, Moser has established himself as a unique artist in many fields of the visual and performing arts. He has recently returned to New York after touring internationally with The Aluminum Show. Visit to discover more…

EMILY ROSENFELD (Henrika) is thrilled to be part of this production. She is 7 years old and hails from Westchester, NY. Emily's favorite roles include: Gretl in The Sound of Music, Dickon in The Secret Garden, Michael Darling in Peter Pan and Big Jule in Guys and Dolls -- all Random Farms Kids' Theater Productions. Emily sings with the Broadway Youth Ensemble and enjoys creating masterful works of art and writing original plays and lyrics in her spare time. Emily wishes to thank Amelia DeMayo, Gulnara Mitzanova, Renae Baker, her theatrical agent David Doan at Generation TV and most importantly her supportive grandparents, Aunt Jaime, sisters - Evie and Lucy and parents.

MICHAL SALONIA* (Drunk Santa/Bartholomew Sawyer) created the role of Ralph in Fat Horse and Slim at Circle in the Square under the direction of Theodore Mann. New York acting 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. Recent NYC production credits include Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating Mating and Marriage, My Big Gay Italian Wedding, and the upcoming A Charity Case, all Off-Broadway. Michal began his production career working under the great Emanuel Azenberg.

SARAH CALDWELL SMITH* (Miss Crookshank) was most recently seen touring the country as Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance) and Yum-Yum (The Mikado) with the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players (NYGASP). Ms. Smith also appeared in Utopia Limited at Symphony Space as Princess Nekaya. Ms. Smith’s New York experience includes Blondchen in Die Entführung… with the Liederkranz Opera Theatre and a critically-acclaimed run of Ruddigore (Rose Maybud) at New York City Center. Other City Center appearances include Encores!’ Music in the Air, starring Kristin Chenoweth, as well as The Pirates of Penzance (Mabel), The Gondoliers (Gianetta u/s) and H.M.S. Pinafore. Additionally, Ms. Smith covered the role of Laura Petrie in the world premiere of The Life and Love of Joe Coogan, a comic opera based on the Dick Van Dyke Show. Upcoming engagements include the title role in Patience and a reprise of Pirates at Symphony Space. Ms. Smith received her Master’s degree from Manhattan School of Music. 

JENNIFER TESKA* (Ensemble) received a BFA in Musical Theatre from SUNY Fredonia.  Her NYC credits include Lois in Goldilocks the musical, and Notes on New York, (female swing) an original musical revue by Third Eye Theatre Company. Favorite roles include Lizzie in Baby, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, Guildenstern in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and eight seasons at the Sterling Renaissance Festival where she played multiple roles and also co-wrote and performed as Ursula Minor in the show The Story of St.Veronica.

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

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