The Music Man Cast and Creative Team
|D.C. ANDERSON* (Mayor Shinn) Goodspeed
(The Fabulous Lipitones, Terris
2012). Broadway and tour in The Phantom
of the Opera - ‘Andre’. National Tours: Martin
Guerre, Pippin, and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas
Nickleby. Off-Broadway: world premiere of Michael John LaChiusa’s Queen of the Mist (cast recording)
Transport Group, Storyville at York.
Regional: Steppenwolf, Guthrie, Northlight, Rep Theatre St. Louis, Great Lakes Shakespeare,
Gretna, Penobscot, Fingerlakes Musical Theatre Festival (‘Matthew’ in Anne of Green Gables, dir. Jenn
Thompson). TV/Film: Billions, Blacklist, Enemy Within, Mysteries of
Laura, Lady Blue, Norman, Fair Market Value, Miles,
Rich Boy Rich Girl. Hobbies:
songwriting (9 CDs), photography. www.dcanderson.net.
|ELLIE FISHMAN* (Marian Paroo) is happily returning to Goodspeed after previously appearing in Rags in the fall of 2017! Off-Broadway: Grace Banker in the world-premiere musical The Hello Girls. First National Tour: Finding Neverland. Regional Theatre: Rags (Goodspeed Musicals); Beauty and the Beast, My Fair Lady, (The Muny); A Christmas Story (Paper Mill Playhouse); Fantine in Les Misérables (Music Theatre Wichita). BFA University of Michigan. ig:@ellie_fishman.|
|ALEXANDER O'BRIEN (Winthrop Paroo) is
excited to be making his Goodspeed debut. Alex lives in Connecticut with his family and attends third grade. His favorite subjects are music and
science. Alex first appeared on stage as
Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol at
Hartford Stage. He played Winthrop in Music Man Jr. with Colchester Community
Theatre. Alex also enjoys swimming,
soccer, and playing music. Alex would like to thank his parents and brother,
Ben, for their love and support. He
would also like to thank Jenn Thompson for this amazing opportunity and Susan
Burgess and Wallis Johnson for their support and encouragement.
|STEPHANIE POPE* (Eulalie Shinn) Stephanie Pope is thrilled to be making her Goodspeed debut as Eulalie McKechnie Shinn in The Music Man. Broadway and touring credits include the revival of Pippin (Astaire Award nomination, ACCA Award, Legacy Robe recipient), Chicago (Velma Kelly), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Muzzy Van Hossmere), Fosse (Leading Player), Smokey Joe's Café (Brenda), Kiss of The Spider Woman (Stand - by for Chita Rivera), Jelly's Last Jam (The Hunnies), The Will Rogers Follies, the 1986 revival of Sweet Charity (Helene) and Bob Fosse's Big Deal...just to name a few. Love to Mari, Aarne, Ma and family. @LaPope64|
|EDWARD WATTS* (Harold Hill) is honored to return to Goodspeed where he was
last seen in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and 1776. Broadway/NYC: Scandalous
(Robert/David), It’s a Bird..Plane..It’s Superman (Superman), The Fantasticks
(El Gallo), and Show Boat (Steve) at Lincoln Center. Tours include: The Book of
Mormon, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Les
Miserable, and The Little Mermaid. So many Regional favorites at amazing
theatres such as The Guthrie, The Old Globe, The 5th Ave, Dallas Theater Center
and Shakespeare D.C. TV includes: "NCIS-New Orleans," "The
Sopranos," "Rescue Me." Newly married to the lovely Sarah Meahl
and an avid golfer, more at EdwardWatts.net
|AMELIA WHITE* (Mrs. Paroo) Broadway credits include Crazy for You, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and The Heiress. Off-Broadway: Mint Theatre Company, Atlantic Theater Company, Ground UP Productions. She received a Theatre World Award for her work in The Accrington Pals at the Hudson Guild. Los Angeles appearances include many shows at Antaeus Theatre Company. Regional theatre credits include A Doll’s House Part 2 at TheaterWorks Hartford and Shakespeare in Love at South Coast Rep. Amelia was born in Nottingham, trained at Central School of Speech and Drama in London, and is married to actor Geoffrey Wade. Proud AEA member. Thrilled to be at Goodspeed!|
|JUSON WILLIAMS* (Marcellus) A four time Audelco Award Winner and a Proud Alumni of Boston Conservatory, Juson's N.Y. Credits include: The Color Purple, Fortress Of Solitude, Scottsboro Boys, The Wiz, and Stormy Weather W/Leslie Uggams. Tours and Regional credits include: Memphis, Smokey Joe's Cafe W/Gladys Knight, Ain’t Misbehavin, It Ain't Nothing But the Blues, and Chasing Dem Blues. More than an Actor, Juson has founded his own choir. JW’s Inspirational Singers has been featured on the 60th annual Grammy Awards with Sam Smith, NBC’s Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center and The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. He lives to inspire and to be inspired.|
|IMAN BARNES* (Ensemble) Iman Barnes is a New York native and began her training at The Alvin Ailey School. As a graduate of Florida State University, Iman began performing in and out of NYC. She most recently had the honor of playing Gertie Cummings in Oklahoma! the musical at the DCPA. She is very excited to embark on this new journey with The Music Man and thanks her family and friends for their unwavering support. IG: @iman.ayana|
|KELLY BERMAN* (Ensemble/Pick-A-Little 2) is so thrilled to be back at the magical
Goodspeed! She was last seen here in Goodspeed’s production of Oklahoma! under the brilliant direction
of Jenn Thompson. Other credits include The
Music Man (Muny), Holiday Inn
(Merry-Go-Round Playhouse), Seven Brides
for Seven Brothers (Ogunquit Playhouse). Special thanks to the magnificent
Jenn, Patti, and Micheal. Thanks to the incredible Brad and crew for their
miracle work. S/O to my beautiful friends and family!
CICILY DENISE DANIELS* (Ensemble/Pick-A-Little 3) Broadway: Once on This Island (Storyteller, Asaka u/s, Erzulie u/s, Mama Euralie (u/s), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Ursula u/s, Alana), All Shook Up (Sylvia u/s), Rent (Seasons Soloist, Joanne u/s). National Tour: A Night with Janis Joplin (Odetta, Bessie Smith); The Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess (Mariah u/s); Caroline, or Change (The Washing Machine); TV & Film: House of Cards, Mozart in the Jungle, Boardwalk Empire, The Knick, Ugly Betty. Education: Yale University
|SHAWN ALYNDA FISHER* (Ensemble/Zaneeta) Goodspeed debut! A Kansas native; graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Biology and minor in dance. She attended The Ailey School in NYC. Favorite credits: National and International Tours of Fela! A New Musical; Bring it On The Musical (World Premiere); Anne of Green Gables, A New Folk Rock Musical (World Premiere); flying high (STREB Extreme Action). A heart full of gratitude to her family, friends, and Jesus! To God be the glory! Matthew 5:16|
|DAMIEN GALVEZ (Ensemble) is 12 years old from Manchester, Conn. and thrilled to make his Goodspeed debut. Damien has been performing since he was 6, most recently as Teddy Bear/Ensemble in Mary Poppins (Colchester Community Theater) and Turkey Boy in A Christmas Carol, (Hartford Stage). He would like to thank Mr. Michael Lamb from Lamb Studios and send his love to Mom, Dad, Madison & Grandma and Grandpa. His family migrated from Peru and Ireland.|
|JEFF GURNER* (Ensemble/Quartet) Broadway: The Lion King. Off-Broadway/NY: Five Course Love, The London Cuckolds, The Man of Destiny, The Truth About Santa. Regional: Music Theatre of Connecticut, Goodspeed, Paper Mill Playhouse, Pioneer Theatre Company, Playmakers Rep, Gateway Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Geva, The Ordway. TV: Homeland, The Good Wife, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order: SVU and Criminal Intent, Mercy, Rescue Me, Third Watch. Proud Nutmegger, dad to EJ & Jonah, and husband to Michelle! For my dad, Larry.|
|MADDIEKAY HARRIS (Ensemble) Goodspeed Debut! MK has been acting since the age of four when she discovered that belting was more fun than pretty much anything in the world. Selected recent favorite credits include: Christmas Carol (Hartford Stage), Evita (ACTofCT), Annie (Annie, Thomaston Opera House), Peter Pan (Peter Pan, NCTC), YAGMCB (Sally Brown, CFT) and Annie (Molly, Opera House Players). Thanks to Goodspeed for this amazing opportunity and to Mrs. Bray, Dan, Leslie Z. and Laura P. for inspiration and support!|
|VICTORIA HUSTON-ELEM* (Ensemble/Pick-A-Little 1) is thrilled to be returning to Goodspeed!
Previously: The Circus in Winter and Meet John Doe, both at The Terris Theatre.
Other favorites include: Finding Neverland (1st Nat), The Addams Family (1st
Nat), Les Miserables (Lyric OKC), Sister Act (NSMT), and Golden Boy Of the Blue
Ridge (Prospect, cast album on Spotify/iTunes). For more information about
Victoria, visit www.victoriahustonelem.com. For tomfoolery, check out
@VHustonElem. Love & thanks to CTG, Actors Equity, and the best parents in
|ELISE KOWALICK* (Ensemble) Elise is thrilled to be making her Goodspeed debut! Favorite credits: 42nd Street (Nat’l Tour), Crazy For You (Signature Theatre), Grease (The Fireside), Holiday Inn (FLMTF) and Oklahoma! (Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma). Elise is a Virginia/D.C. native and proud OKCU grad. Thank you to Jenn, Patti and the entire team for the chance to Shipoopi around River City! All the light and love to her family and friends. Dedicated to Raynor and Janice Joel!|
|DANNY LINDGREN* (Ensemble/Charlie) Danny is so happy to be returning to Goodspeed. His Goodspeed credits include: Rags (Quintet), Chasing Rainbows (Jim/Clark Gable), Damn Yankees (Smokey), and The Most Happy Fella (Jake). Regional: Oklahoma!, Guys and Dolls (FLMTF), A Christmas Carol (McCarter), Candide (The Kennedy Center), Candide (Dorothy Chandler Pavilion), Addams Family (Ogunquit), Camelot (Glimmerglass). Ithaca College. Thanks to Jenn, Patricia, MOF, Donna Lynn, Paul, Stewart/Whitley, TKO, his family and his beautiful wife Andrea. @danny_lindgren|
|C. MINGO LONG* (Ensemble/Quartet) Goodspeed: Oklahoma! (Andrew Caries). Broadway: South Pacific, Purlie, House of Flowers. National Tours: Parade, Les Misérables, several European Tours. Off-Broadway includes Liberty the Musical (Samuel). Favorite roles: Coalhouse (Ragtime), Delray (Memphis), Papa (Starlight Express), Sportin’ Life (Porgy and Bess), Jake (Side Show), Pa (The Color Purple). Thanks to my manager Bobbie Merrit for support and trusting my talent, my partner Bob for putting up with me, and my best friends Maestro Jalmari and Dorothy for scene work. Facebook/Instagram: Mingo Long.|
|MATTHEW B. MOORE* (Ensemble) is excited and grateful to be making his Goodspeed debut! Regional: West Side Story (Virginia Rep Theatre); West Side Story (Mill Mountain Theatre); Joseph…Dreamcoat, Annie, and Rootabage Express! (Flat Rock Playhouse); The Who’s Tommy, White Christmas (ZACH Theatre); Into the Woods (Summer Stock Austin). Elon University BFA Music Theatre. Many thanks to Family, Friends, Elon MT18, and the Goodspeed family. matthewboydmoore.com @mattheboymoor|
|KENT OVERSHOWN* (Ensemble/Quartet) On the concert stage, he has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra. He can be heard on the recording "Bernstein: Mass" with the Philadelphia Orchestra on the Deutsche Grammophon label. Film: Easter Mysteries. Tours: The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Memphis. Regional Theatre: Walnut Street Theatre, Two River Theatre, Casa Mañana, The Muny, STAGES St. Louis, Westchester Broadway Theatre, Diamond Head Theatre (Honolulu, HI). Immense love to fam, friends, and HCKR!|
|RAYNOR RUBEL* (Ensemble/Tommy) is excited to debut at Goodspeed! Regional credits: Music Man at Asolo Rep; West Side Story at Barrington Stage Company and Asolo Rep; and Saturday Night Fever at Walnut Street Theatre, Riverside Theatre, and Westchester Broadway Theatre. Raynor has also performed with New Jersey Ballet Company. He’s the founder/owner of Carousel of Progress Academy, a performing arts school for special needs. Thanks to my family and the crew and cast. @raynorrubel|
|WILLIAM DANIEL RUSSELL (Ensemble) William is excited to make his debut on the historic Goodspeed Opera House stage. Recent credits include: The Hanover Theatre, A Christmas Carol (Turkey Boy, ensemble); The Norwood Theatre, Peter Pan (Michael); Willy Wonka Jr. (Willy Wonka). William would like to thank his family for their encouragement and making it possible for him to do what he loves, and his voice teacher, Eva, for opening the door!|
|BENJAMIN SEARS* (Ensemble) is thrilled to be making his Goodspeed Musicals debut! Benjamin is a graduate of Western Carolina University and holds a BFA in Musical Theatre and a Minor in Dance. Forestburgh Playhouse: Newsies! (Race); Kiss Me, Kate (Bill Calhoun); Crazy for You (Sam). Mill Mountain Theatre: West Side Story (Snowboy, Action u/s). WCU: Company (Bobby), Angels in America (Louis), Men With Money (Louis). Love to Dad, Brian, May, Kate, Emily, & Abigail. IG: @benjamin_sears|
|CORBEN WILLIAMS* (Ensemble) is thrilled to be making his Goodspeed debut with The Music Man. From North Pole, Alaska. His past to most recent work consist of Night Spot with RWS; Sister Act at Westchester Broadway Theatre; The Golden Mickey’s and Frozen “A Musical Spectacular” with Disney Cruise Line; with NYFA Carousel, and Once Upon a Mattress. Furthermore he looks forward to the work ahead with Jen Thompson (dir) and Patti Wilcox (choreo). Instagram & Twitter @1corben|
|BRANCH WOODMAN* (Ensemble/Quartet) Broadway: Hello Dolly with Bette Midler, Cinderella, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Bye Bye Birdie, Crazy for You. Tours: Billy Elliot, Cinderella, Big, The Musical. Goodspeed: George M, Call Me Madam, Bye Bye Birdie. Regional credits include Actors Theatre, Louisville, Paper Mill, Milwaukee Rep, Asolo Rep. Concerts: Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, soloist with Rochester Philharmonic, Alvin Ailey. Television, Commercials, Recordings. Grateful to Jenn, Patti, MOF, and his great agents at The Mine.|
|KATIE WYLIE (Ensemble/Amaryllis) is thrilled to be making her Goodspeed debut. National Tours: The Sound of Music (Gretl von Trapp) and Annie (Duffy, u/s Molly). Favorite regional credits include Susan Waverly in White Christmas (Ogunquit Playhouse) and Fan in A Christmas Carol (Hanover Theatre). Special thanks to my parents and big sister Amanda, Lorna Brunelle, and Eva Kendrick.|
|ELIZABETH BRADY (Swing) is overjoyed to be making her Goodspeed debut. She was recently seen in the National Tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Lady of Ridicule and u/s Marie/Madame). Regional credits: TUTS, Meadow Brook Theatre, ZACH Theatre, and Connecticut Rep. Notable credits include Kiss Me, Kate (Kate) and Beauty and the Beast (Babette). BFA Texas State University. Love to her friends, Lou, and the Brady Bunch. elizabeth-brady.com|
|RYAN LAMBERT (Swing) Goodspeed debut! Regional: 42nd Street (The Fulton); Jekyll & Hyde, Mame (North Shore Music Theatre); Singin’ in the Rain (Maine State Music Theatre, The Wick Theatre); 42nd Street, Legally Blonde the Musical (Lexington Theatre Co); Beauty and the Beast, Oklahoma!, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia! (Music Theatre Wichita). Ryan also had the pleasure performing in Kristin Chenoweth: My Love Letter to Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway. Endless thanks to the entire Goodspeed team! www.ryan-lambert.com @ryanjlambert|
JENN THOMPSON (Director) is thrilled to return to Goodspeed after directing Oklahoma! (nominated for 7 Connecticut Critics Circle Awards, including Outstanding Director & Musical) and Bye Bye Birdie (nominated for 5 Connecticut Critics Circle Awards, including Outstanding Director & Musical). Recent credits include Doll's House Pt. 2 at Hartford Theaterworks, the world-premiere of Anne of Green Gables - A New Folk Rock Musical (FLMTF) and Conflict for Off-Broadway's celebrated Mint Theatre Company, where her 2016 production of Women Without Men, garnered Lortel and Off-Broadway Alliance Award nominations for Outstanding Revival; as well as 5 Drama Desk Award nominations, including Outstanding Director and Revival. Jenn served as Co-Artistic Director of Off-Broadway's award-winning TACT/The Actors Company Theatre from 2011 to 2015, directing the world-premiere of The Gravediggers' Lullaby, Abundance (2015 Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Revival) and Lost in Yonkers (2012 Drama Desk Nomination), among many others. Other NY theatre includes new works at NAMT, NYMF, AMP, FringeNYC, Rattlestick, The Abingdon, GroundUp, and The Barrow Group. Regional highlights include: The Secret Garden (Denver Center Theatre), Mary Stuart (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), Abundance (Hartford Stage, Connecticut Critics Circle nomination: Outstanding Director) as well as St. Louis Rep, Barrington Stage Company, Pioneer Theatre Company, City Theatre Pittsburgh, Portland Stage Company; Dorset Theatre Festival, where she is a Resident Director, and 19 seasons with Connecticut’s award-winning River Rep at the Ivoryton Playhouse (just down the river from East Haddam), where she appeared in and/or directed over 50 productions. A 2012 finalist for the SDC’s Joe A. Callaway Award for Excellence in Directing, Jenn is married to actor Stephen Kunken, they live in Brooklyn NY with their 9-year-old daughter, Naomi. jennthompsondirector.com
|PATRICIA WILCOX (Choreographer) Broadway: Motown the Musical (Astaire Award, NAACP Award) and A Night with Janis Joplin. Off-Broadway/Tours: Little Shop of Horrors, Children’s Letters to God, Bowfire, Blues in the Night (NAACP Award). Regional: Bye Bye Birdie (Goodspeed); The Secret Garden (DCPA); Peter and the Starcatcher, Mamma Mia (Pioneer); Pirates of Penzance (Missouri Rep); A Swell Party (Kennedy Center); Smokey Joe’s Café, Aida, Camelot (NSMT); The Pajama Game (Marriott, Jeff nomination); Jesus Christ Superstar, Cabaret, A Little Night Music (Sacramento Music); Hair, My Fair Lady, (ATC); Guys and Dolls (Paper Mill); A Marvelous Party (Geva). Ice Dancing choreography for the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics.|
MICHAEL O'FLAHERTY (Music Director) is in his 28th season as Goodspeed's Resident Music Director. Broadway: By Jeeves, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, A Streetcar Named Desire. Also: Paper Mill Playhouse, North Shore Music Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, Ford's Theatre, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Kennedy Center, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and the Smithsonian Institution. Musical Supervisor and Cabaret Director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival for 11 years. His original musical A Connecticut Christmas Carol, for which he wrote music and lyrics, was presented at Goodspeed’s Terris Theatre in Chester in 2017 and 2018. Michael has recently received the Tom Killen Award for Lifetime Achievement—the highest honor given by the Connecticut Critics Circle.
PAUL TATE dePOO III (Scenic Design) Future and upcoming: Titanic (Broadway, Signature, OD Seoul); Thoroughly Modern Millie, Guys and Dolls, A Sign of the Times (Goodspeed); The Music Man, Tommy (Kennedy Center) Cosí Fan Tutti (Santa Fe Opera); Demon, Turandot (Bard Opera); Grand Hotel, A Little Night Music, Blackbeard, Crazy for You (Signature); Porgy and Bess (SFSO); Trouble In Tahiti (Boston Lyric Opera); Bridges of Madison County (Philadelphia Theatre Company); Murder on the Orient Express, Sound of Music, Evita, Josephine (Asolo); Centennial Opening, Guys and Dolls, Singin' in the Rain, Jersey Boys, Unsinkable Molly Brown, Jesus Christ.Superstar, Young Frankenstein (MUNY); A Sign of the Times, War of the Roses (DTC); The Rocky Horror Show (Yale), www.pauldepoo.com
DAVID TOSER (Costume Design) is pleased to once again be part of a team headed by Jenn Thompson and Patti Wilcox. He is currently code signing the O'Casey Cycle at the Irish Repertory Theatre in NYC.
PAUL MILLER (Lighting Design) Previously at Goodspeed: Anything Goes, How To Succeed…, Lizzie Borden (Terris), Indian Joe (Terris). Broadway: Ruben & Clay’s Christmas Spectacular, Amazing Grace, The Illusionists, Legally Blonde, Freshly Squeezed, Laughing Room Only. Recent Off-Broadway: Desperate Measures, Clinton!, Pageant, Vanities - the Musical, City Center Encores! Regional: Old Globe, Denver Center, Dallas Theatre Center, Chicago Shakespeare, Idaho Shakespeare, Asolo Repertory, American Conservatory Theatre, Cleveland Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse, Stratford (Ontario). U.S. Tours include: Elf, The Illusionists, Shrek, Legally Blonde, Sweeney Todd. Television: Live from Lincoln Center, Netflix, New Year’s Eve/Time’s Square. Internationally: West End, Vienna, Milan (La Scala), Brazil, Manilla, South Africa, and China.
JAY HILTON (Sound Design) is pleased to continue his long association with Goodspeed Musicals and to once again be working with director Jenn Thompson and this wonderfully talented creative team. Jay collaborated with Jenn on both her previous productions at Goodspeed, Bye Bye Birdie and Oklahoma!. Jay has designed countless other productions at both The Goodspeed and The Terris Theatre in Chester. In addition to being Goodspeed’s Resident Sound Designer, Jay serves as their Audio Supervisor. He and his wife, Goodspeed Producer Donna Lynn Hilton, make their home (and garden) in Hadlyme, Connecticut with Cookie and Macy.
MARK ADAM RAMPMEYER (Hair & Wig Design) has designed more than 20 productions for Goodspeed Musicals, including 42nd Street, La Cage aux Folles, and Oklahoma!. As a stylist, he was fortunate enough to be a part of the Broadway productions of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Sunset Boulevard, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and 42nd Street. Other design credits include Broadway: West Side Story, Lysistrata Jones, The Farnsworth Invention. Off-Broadway: The Toxic Avenger, Horton Foote’s Orphans’ Home Cycle, and The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore with Olympia Dukakis. Regional: The Legend of Georgia McBride and Christmas on the Rocks for TheaterWorks and many productions for Hartford Stage Company. He is the recipient of a 2010 Drama Desk Award for Horton Foote’s Orphans’ Home Cycle at Signature Theatre Company. Thanks to all for their continued support on this journey. *peep*
DAN DeLANGE (Orchestrator) has scored over 50 shows at Goodspeed Musicals. His work was also heard in the West End's production of Show Boat and was nominated for Best Musical Revival at the 2017 Olivier Awards in London. He has orchestrated for Manhattan Concert Productions at Carnegie Hall, The Jim Henson Company, Julie Andrews, Rosie O'Donnell, Live Theatricals at Universal Studios, and composers Paul Williams, Jerry Herman, Harvey Schmitt, Charles Strouse, Stephen Schwartz, Peter Link, and Mark Hollman. His scores have been heard on Broadway, London's West End, National and European Tours, film, television, and at Regional Theaters around the world. He’s a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and Oberlin Conservatory of Music. DanDeLangeOrchestrations.com
BRADLEY G. SPACHMAN* (Production Stage Manager) originally from Chicago, has enjoyed working at both the Opera House and Terris Theaters for more years and productions than he cares to keep counting (25 and 75+). He gives his heartfelt thanks to the entire Goodspeed family throughout the years, particularly his long-time friends and colleagues: Ed, Michele, Mary, Nancy, Diane, Clay, Troy, Carla, John, Wade, Bill, MOF, Kristan, Jay, and most especially DLCH. Finally, a special thanks to Kim, without whose patience none of this would be possible.
NAOMI ANHORN* (Assistant Stage Manager) Goodspeed: The Will Rogers Follies, The Drowsy Chaperone, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Rags, Anything Goes, Chasing Rainbows, Guys and Dolls, La Cage aux Folles, and A Wonderful Life. NYC: VocaPeople (Off-Broadway); The Gig, Crossing Swords, Swing State, Septimus & Clarissa (Ripe Time); The Diary of a Teenage Girl (The Essentials); Sunfish (ASCAP); Snapshots (Prospect Theater); Reborning (The Public); Zombie (Fringe & Off-Broadway). Regional: A Christmas Story, Evita, Music Man (John W. Engeman Theater); Ella (Long Wharf/National Tour). Naomi also spent five seasons with the National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s Festival of New Works presented each fall in NYC. Proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. For Mom, C, C, L, & S.