42nd Street Cast and Creative Team
KATE BALDWIN* (Dorothy Brock) is a two-time Tony Award nominee. Broadway: Hello, Dolly! (Irene Molloy); Big Fish (Sandra Bloom); Finian’s Rainbow (Sharon McLonergan); Wonderful Town (Helen Wade); The Full Monty; Thoroughly Modern Millie. Off Broadway: Giant (Public), John & Jen (Keen), Superhero (2ST). TV: NBC Law & Order: SVU, PBS Live from Lincoln Center: Stephen Sondheim’s Passion, Disney+ Just Beyond. Recordings: Let’s See What Happens (Broadway Records) and She Loves Him (PS Classics). Graduate: Northwestern University.
LAMONT BROWN* (Andy Lee) Goodspeed debut! National Tours: Means Girls 1st National Tour (u/s Aaron Samuels); White Christmas, 42nd Street (Andy Lee); Riverdance (Radio City); After Midnight (Norwegian Cruise). Regional: Chasing Rainbows (PaperMill), New 42nd Street (Ordway/Drury Lane). Film/TV: Wutang: An American Saga (HULU), Your Attention Please (HULU). Hudson Artists Agency | IG: @LamontBrownNyc | LamontBrownNyc.com
E. CLAYTON CORNELIOUS (Bert Barry) Goodspeed: Romeo and Juliet in ‘99. Broadway: POTUS, Ain’t Too Proud, Beautiful, Wonderland, Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line, The Music Man, Kat & the Kings, and The Lion King. West End: Sammy Davis Jr. in Rat Pack Live from Vegas!. National Tours: Kinky Boots, Sister Act, Jersey Boys, Dirty Dancing, Hairspray, The Lion King, A Chorus Line, The Goodbye Girl, and The Wiz. He is also a 5-year Broadway Investor/Producer. Investments: MJ The Musical, Hadestown, Ain’t Too Proud, Magic Mike Live, and Caroline or Change revival. Producer: Chicken & Biscuits, Little Girl Blue, When It Happens To You, and Little Did I Know. Follow him @Eclaycorn
LISA HOWARD* (Maggie Jones) Broadway: Escape To Margaritaville, It Shouda Been You (Drama Desk nominee), Priscilla Queen Of The Dessert, 9 to 5, South Pacific and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Drama Desk winner). National tour: Les Misérables. Film: Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Part 2 & indie thriller Decay. TV: Ugly Betty, Power, Madame Secretary, The Good Fight and The Gilded Age. Solo albums: Songs of Innocence and Experience and The Most Wonderful Time of the Year available on all digital platforms. Graduate of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. Social media: @lisahowardnyc
DAVID JENNINGS* (Abner Dillon) Broadway: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (Richard Bullock); Once On This Island (Armand); After Midnight (Standby for star lead); Hands On A Hardbody. Off-Broadway: The Secret Life Of Bees. West End London: The Genius Of Ray Charles (Lead). National: Ragtime (Coalhouse); Miss Saigon (John); Kinky Boots (Simon Sr.); Waitress (featured); Freaky Friday (Mike); Dreamgirls (Curtis) with Jennifer Holliday; Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Grammy Award nominee for 30th Anniversary Recording). Television: Blue Bloods (CBS); The Shield (FX); The Sinner (USA); Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO).
PATRICK OLIVER JONES* (Pat Denning)is happy to be back at Goodspeed after a wonderful Anne of Green Gables production. Off-Broadway credits include The Extraordinary Ordinary, Church & State, and The Magdalene in addition to the national tours of The Addams Family and Evita. Regional performances include Kinky Boots, Bridges of Madison County, and Best Actor nominations for Fun Home and Crazy For You. His top 25 theater podcast “Why I’ll Never Make It” received a 2022 Communicator Award of Distinction. Many thanks to God for continued blessings and to family and friends for their constant support. @winmipodcast
CARINA-KAY LOUCHIEY* (Peggy Sawyer) is thrilled be making her Goodspeed Debut with 42nd Street! Born in London but raised in Georgia, CK’s a proud graduate of The University of Michigan. Broadway: MJ The Musical OBC. Broadway Tours: Hamilton Philip, And Peggy, LA. Endless love and gratitude to her Parents+RISPA, A3 Artists Agency, Jamie+Sam, and BroadwayDreams. Dream, Create, Inspire…Manifest the life you desire. IG: @carinakaylouchiey
BLAKE STADNIK* (Billy Lawler) is incredibly pleased to be on the historic Goodspeed stage in this production breathing new life into a beloved classic. Other credits include: Theatre - 42nd Street (National Tour), The Secret Garden (Broadway at Music Circus), Sweeney Todd (Pioneer Theatre); Television - Jack Damon on NBC’s This Is Us. Many thanks to this wonderful company for this entire experience, and special thanks to his team at A&R and Nani/Saperstein, his beautiful family, and the love of his life Anne.
MAX von ESSEN* (Julian Marsh) is thrilled to finally make his Goodspeed debut! Broadway: An American in Paris (Tony nomination), Anastasia, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Dance of the Vampires, Les Misérables (revival and closing company of original). Tours: Falsettos, Xanadu, West Side Story, Chicago. TV/Film: Family Guy, Blacklist, Law & Order: SVU, Elementary, Boardwalk Empire, The Good Wife, Royal Pains, Gossip Girl, Sex and the City 2, Submissions Only. Recordings: Call Me Old Fashioned (solo album), An American in Paris (Grammy nomination), Evita, Death Takes a Holiday, Finian’s Rainbow. @maxizpad.
WILLIE CLYDE BEATON II* (Ensemble) is ecstatic to be making his Goodspeed Musicals debut. Regional credits: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Judah), The Color Purple [Maine State Music Theatre]; Sh-Boom: Life Could Be a Dream (Wally), Gypsy (Tulsa) [Wick Theatre]; 42nd Street [Ogunquit Playhouse]; A Chorus Line (Gregory Gardner), Cabaret (Emcee), Mamma Mia!, Jesus Christ Superstar (Peter), The Wedding Singer [Surflight Theatre]. Special Love to my Mother, Kimberly, for being my biggest supporter.
SARAH DEARSTYNE (Ensemble) Regional theatre debut! Bandstand First National Tour (Swing, Julia U/S). Endless gratitude to Randy & Sara, the entire creative team, and Tara Rubin Casting. All my love and thanks to my husband Garrett, my Mom, Dad & brothers, DS, Judy, Ray, and sweet Shirley. Dedicated to my nieces and nephews. Dream big! @sarah.dearstyne
BERKLEA GOING* (Ensemble) is thrilled to be returning to East Haddam after playing Lana Turner in the 2016 Goodspeed production of Chasing Rainbows! National tour: Frozen (original tour ensemble/Anna understudy). NYC: City Center Encores! High Button Shoes; The Actors Fund Benefit Reunion Concert for Broadway’s Thoroughly Modern Millie. Regional: St. Louis MUNY (including Kathy Selden in Singin’ in the Rain), Paper Mill Playhouse, and TUTS. Love, as always, to her family.
CANDICE HATAKEYAMA* (Ensemble) Goodspeed debut! Candice was most recently seen playing Sally Bowles in Cabaret at the Hangar Theatre. Additional credits: Catch Me If You Can (Arena Stage); Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); The Merry Wives of Windsor (Texas Shakespeare Festival); Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Syracuse Stage); South Pacific, All Shook Up (Flat Rock Playhouse). BFA Syracuse University. Love and gratitude to my family, Randy, Sara, Ann, and the 42nd Street team! Instagram: @canditheduck
DANIELLE JACKMAN* (Ensemble) is thrilled to be making her Goodspeed Musicals debut in her dream show, 42nd Street! Recent credits include Guys & Dolls (Sharon Playhouse, CT), Holiday Inn (Drury Lane, IL), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Riverside Theater, FL), Show Boat (The Glimmerglass Festival, NY), and more. Danielle is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. She studied Musical Theatre and Dance at Columbia College Chicago, currently resides in New Jersey, and trains regularly in NYC.
EDWARD JUVIER* (Ensemble) is grateful to be making his Goodspeed debut. Broadway/Tour: Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera. NY: Fanny (York), Smoking Bloomberg (NYMTF). Regional/Stock: STAGES St Louis (Theater Circle award), Engeman, Tuachan, Riverside, Meadow Brook, Theatreworks Palo Alto, Allenberry, Ivoryton, Forestburgh, Gulf Coast Symphony, Transcendence. Graduate of Boston Conservatory. Thank you for supporting live theater!
TAYLOR LANE (Ensemble) is absolutely thrilled to be making her Goodspeed Debut! Regional Credits: West Side Story, Kiss Me Kate (Marriott Theatre); Joseph...Dreamcoat (Maine State Music Theatre); Beauty and the Beast (Paramount Theatre); Judy Turner in A Chorus Line (Porchlight Music Theatre). Taylor has performed with Barry Manilow and at the happiest place on earth, Disneyland! (CA, Hong Kong). Infinite gratitude to her family. This one’s for you Grammy, I know it's your favorite.
BRIAN SHIMASAKI LIEBSON* (Ensemble) Thrilled to make his Goodspeed Debut! NYC-Based Dancer, recently featured in Sour Prom with Olivia Rodrigo and numerous works with Todrick Hall. National Tours: Miss Saigon, Cinderella (The Fox). Recent: Philadelphia Orchestra, The Muny, Ogunquit, MSMT, Wheelock, Trinity the Tuck, Gia Gunn, Lexi Andra Luzon. Proud BS in Robotic Engineering. Thanks to Lucille, Mom, and to my roommates who let me tap in the living room.
BRADY MILLER* (Ensemble) is thrilled to be making his Goodspeed debut! National Tour: 42nd Street. Favorite Regional: Mary Poppins (Robertson Ay), Wonderland, Joseph and the…, Sound of Music (Rolf), Little Mermaid [Tuacahn Center for the Arts]; Thoroughly Modern Millie, My Fair Lady, Gypsy [Riverside Theater]; Gypsy (Tulsa) [Lyric Stage Co. of Boston]; A Christmas Carol [NSMT]; Jersey Boys [Stages St. Louis]. Much love to my family, Goodspeed, and the Professional Artists team. @itsbradymiller
CHRISTIAN PROBST* (Ensemble) is ecstatic to be tapping his heart out at Goodspeed this fall! Broadway: The Book of Mormon (Swing), Tours: Mormon (Swing/Dance Captain), The Little Mermaid (Flounder), and The Yale Whiffenpoofs. Selected regional: The Muny/North Shore Music Theatre (42nd Street), Paper Mill Playhouse, Theatre Aspen (Hairspray, Link), Casa Mañana (Grease, Doody), and Riverside Theatre (Gypsy, Tulsa). Proud alumnus of Yale University ’17. Love and endless gratitude to professors, friends, family, and Nicky. IG: @christianbprobst
CHRISTOPHER SHIN* (Ensemble) Chris is thrilled to return to Goodspeed where he has performed in Thoroughly Modern Millie and Anything Goes. Broadway/Tour: Mary Poppins, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Regional: Arena Stage, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Sacramento Music Circus, Kansas City Starlight, Walnut Street Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Ogunquit Playhouse, Westport Country Playhouse. MFA in Musical Theatre (SDSU) and BFA in Theatre (NYU/Tisch/CAP21). Thanks to Randy and everyone at Goodspeed! @chrisshinsplints
DEREK LUSCUTOFF (Swing) Goodspeed debut! Previous credits: Cinderella (Paper Mill Playhouse), Mamma Mia! & A Christmas Carol (North Shore Music Theatre), Singin’ in the Rain & Something Rotten! (The Phoenix Theatre Company), and Swing! (Norwegian Cruise Line). BA from UC Berkeley. Many thanks to Goodspeed Musicals, Randy, Sara, Adam, Rob, Tara Rubin Casting, BWA Agency, friends, and family! www.DerekLuscutoff.com @derekluscutoff
RANDY SKINNER (Director/Choreographer) Broadway shows include 42nd Street (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Olivier, Astaire nominations), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Dames At Sea (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Astaire nominations), Ain’t Broadway Grand (Tony, Outer Critics nominations), State Fair (Outer Critics nomination), After The Night And The Music (MTC/Friedman Theatre). West End: Lend Me A Tenor, The Musical. For City Center Encores! Mr. Skinner choreographed Do Re Mi; Of Thee I Sing; Face The Music; No, No, Nanette; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; Lady Be Good and he played the role of Pa Dolan in On Your Toes. Off-Broadway he choreographed Lone Star Love (Lucille Lortel nomination), Cheek To Cheek: Irving Berlin In Hollywood (York Theatre, Lucille Lortel nomination), Show Boat (NY Philharmonic/PBS). For Goodspeed: Lucky In The Rain, George M, Babes In Arms.
ROB BERMAN (Music Supervisor/Arranger) In 15 years as music director of Encores! at New York City Center, Rob conducted over 35 shows culminating in the current Broadway production of Into the Woods. Broadway music supervision and conducting includes: Bright Star; Dames at Sea; Finian’s Rainbow; White Christmas; The Pajama Game; The Apple Tree; Wonderful Town; and Promises, Promises. Winner of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction and six-time nominee for The Kennedy Center Honors on CBS.
ADAM SOUZA (Music Director) Broadway credits include Wicked, Kinky Boots. National Tours: Wicked (2nd National, Original MD/Conductor), Kinky Boots (Original MD/Conductor), Spamalot (1st National as MD/Conductor), The Midtown Men, and Les Misérables. Adam also served as Associate Music Supervisor for the international mountings of Wicked in São Paolo, Brazil (in Portuguese) and Mexico City (in Spanish). His regional credits include Next to Normal (Hartford TheaterWorks), North Shore Music Theatre, and over 15 productions with Goodspeed, including Cabaret, A Grand Night for Singing, Because of Winn Dixie, The Great American Mousical with Julie Andrews, Snapshots by Stephen Schwartz, Roar of the Greasepaint..., George M!, Brigadoon, Very Good Eddie, Rags, Great Expectations, and The Road to Hollywood. Adam serves as Associate Artistic Director and Music Supervisor for Destination Broadway (destinationbroadway.org) and has served on faculty for the Boston Conservatory at Berklee as an Associate Professor of Musical Theatre, of which he is also an alumn.
MICHAEL CARNAHAN (Scenic Designer) is a Tony-nominated, award-winning scenic designer working internationally in theater and live events. Recent work includes the Broadway production of Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew, Billy Elliot the Musical in São Paulo, Brazil; Mud Row, Katori Hall's The Blood Quilt at Arena Stage; Noah Heidle's Birthday Candles, Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine, Quiara Alegria Hudes The Happiest Song Plays Last at Second Stage; the acclaimed Signature Theatre revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, and The Marvelous Wonderettes. He has collaborated with directors such as Joel Grey, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Charles Randolph-Wright, Christopher Ashley, Neil Pepe, Roger Bean, Austin Pendleton, among others. Broadway associate credits include: The Ferryman (Tony Award-Scenic Design), The River starring Hugh Jackman, Peter & The Starcatcher (Tony Award - Scenic Design); Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson (Tony nomination); and others. Mike lives in Brooklyn with his dog, Beau. michaelcarnahandesign.com | Instagram: Carnypics | Twitter: @mike_carnahan
KARA HARMON (Costume Designer) OFF-BROADWAY: Public Theater: Cullud Wattah; Rattlestick Playwrights: Lockdown; Manhattan Theatre Club: The Niceties; Vineyard Theatre: Dot. REGIONAL (select credits): Steppenwolf: Choir Boy; The Children’s Theatre Company: Diary of a Wimpy Kid; Arizona Opera: Cosi Fan Tutte; Santa Fe Opera: Hometown to the World; Old Globe: Shutter Sisters; Alliance Theatre: Darlin’ Cory; Guthrie Theater: Guys & Dolls, Steel Magnolias; Milwaukee Rep: Toni Stone; Portland Center Stage: The Color Purple; Huntington Theatre: The Purists; Geva: In the Heights; Ford’s Theatre: The Wiz! (Helen Hayes Award); Arena Stage: Nina Simone: Four Women; Geffen Playhouse: Barbecue (NAACP Award); Oregon Shakespeare Festival: Much Ado About Nothing. TV/FILM (Assistant Costume Design): Amazon: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Season 2; Netflix: Daredevil, Season 2; HBO: Boardwalk Empire, Season 5. EDUCATION: NYU Tisch School of the Arts. KaraHarmonDesign.com
CORY PATTAK (Lighting Designer) Previously for Goodspeed: Passing Through, The Fabulous Lipitones. Off-Broadway: The Lucky Star (59E59), Final Follies (Primary Stages), Stalking the Bogeyman (New World Stages), Revolution in the Elbow… (Minetta Lane), Handle with Care (Westside Theatre), Skippyjon Jones (Theatreworks), Unlocked (Prospect Theatre Company). Regional: Resident LD for the Broadway Center Stage series at the Kennedy Center, shows with Weston Playhouse, Westport Country Playhouse, Ogunquit Playhouse, Old Globe, Portland Stage, KC Rep, Everyman Theatre, Miami New Drama, Northern Stage, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Asolo Rep, Tuacahn Amphitheater, Sacramento Music Circus, Olney Theatre, and Syracuse Stage. Tours/International: In the Heights (Coliseo de Puerto Rico), Flashdance (US National Tour), Sunset Boulevard, Singin’ in the Rain (Teatro Santander, São Paulo, Brazil) and shows for Norwegian Cruise Line and MSC Cruises. www.corypattak.com. IG: @corypattak
SHAWN DUAN (Projection Designer) is a New York-based Projections/Media Designer. Recently in New York: Letters of Suresh (2nd Stage. Lortel Award, OCC nomination), The Chinese Lady (Ma-Yi/The Public. Lortel nomination, Drama Desk nomination). Other NYC credits: the MET Museum, New York City Opera, the Public Theater. Regional credits: Arena Stage, The Alliance, Berkeley Repertory, Dallas Theater Center, Denver Center, The Guthrie, The MUNY, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Rep, South Coast Repertory. Tour/Concert work include: An Evening with Pacino (US/international), HK Arts Festival, numerous US commercial entertainment tours and Las Vegas shows/concerts.
JAY HILTON (Sound Designer) is pleased to continue his long association with Goodspeed Musicals and is happy to be back in this beautiful theatre after the nearly two years of pandemic shutdown. Jay has designed countless productions at both The Goodspeed and The Terris Theatre in Chester and recently created sound design for Goodspeed’s successful re-entry programming Goodspeed by the River and A Grand Night for Singing. In addition to being Goodspeed’s Resident Sound Designer, Jay serves as their Audio Supervisor and has spent much of his time during the pandemic recording, mixing and mastering musical theatre content for streaming platforms including Goodspeed’s 2020 Gala Shakin’ the Blues Away. He and his wife, Goodspeed Artistic Director Donna Lynn Hilton, make their home (and garden) in Hadlyme, Connecticut with Cookie and Macy.
J. JARED JANAS (Wig, Hair & Make-Up Designer) Goodspeed: Anne of Green Gables. Broadway: How I Learned to Drive, American Buffalo, Jagged Little Pill, Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune, Gettin' the Band Back Together, Bandstand, Indecent, Sunset Boulevard, The Visit, The Real Thing, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Motown, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, and All about Me. Recent Off-Broadway: Prayer for the French Republic (MTC), Kimberly Akimbo (Atlantic Theater), Seven Deadly Sins(Tectonic), Sing Street (NY Theatre Workshop), and Yours Unfaithfully (Mint Theatre, Drama Desk nomination). Recent Regional: Good Night, Oscar (Goodman), The Bluest Eye (Huntington), Clue (Paper Mill), Recent TV: And Just Like That, The Gilded Age, and Gotham.
JOSHUA CLAYTON (Additional Orchestrations) has been a member of the music department in various capacities for many Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional shows over the years. Recently, his work as an orchestrator was heard in the US National tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s award-winning revival of My Fair Lady. He also provided new orchestrations for the US national tour and London productions of LCT’s revival of The King And I. He collaborated with Jonathan Tunick on the National Theatre of London’s revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies. Other orchestration credits include Titanic (Signature Theatre & Milwaukee Repertory Theatre); Brigadoon (Goodman Theatre); The New Yorkers and The Cradle Will Rock (New York City Center); Meet Me In St. Louis, On A Clear Day, Finian’s Rainbow, and Donnybrook (Irish Repertory Theatre). He currently serves as the Supervisor of Music Administration and Score Restoration for the New York City Center Encores! Series.
BRADLEY G. SPACHMAN* (Production Stage Manager) After our “Pandemic Pause,” Brad is very happy to be back in our beloved Opera House—his artistic home for over 25 years! Some of his favorite productions include Redhead, George M!, Show Boat, and A Connecticut Christmas Carol. He sends a heartfelt “Thank You!” to everyone who made our productions this season (and who make them happen every night). Although his time away from the Opera House was productively spent baking and building, he has yet to appear on any flavor of Law & Order. Finally, a very special thanks to Kim, without whose patience none of this would be possible.
TARA RUBIN CASTING (Casting) Selected Broadway and National Tours: Mr. Saturday Night, Six, Ain’t Too Proud, King Kong, The Band’s Visit, Prince of Broadway, Sunset Boulevard, Miss Saigon, Dear Evan Hansen, Cats, Falsettos, School of Rock, Bullets Over Broadway, Aladdin, Les Misérables, Big Fish, Billy Elliot, Shrek, Spamalot, …Spelling Bee, The Producers, Mamma Mia!, Jersey Boys, The Phantom of the Opera. Selected Off-Broadway: Sing Street, Trevor, Between the Lines, Clueless, Gloria: A Life, Smokey Joe’s Café, Here Lies Love. Film: Here Today.