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Cabaret

Cast

Sean Patrick Doyle

EMCEE

ATC: Pajama Game. Broadway: Kinky Boots, La Cage Aux Folles (2010 Revival Cast Recording). Off-Broadway: Jerry Springer: The Opera (Lucille Lortel Nomination, Outstanding Featured Actor), Volpone, Anna Nicole: The Opera, Wig Out! National and International tours: Mary Poppins, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Fame. Recent regional favorites include The Legend of Georgia McBride (Carbonell Nomination, Best Supporting Actor) and the world premiere of Brent Askari’s Hard Cell, as well as principal roles at Paper Mill Playhouse, Pittsburgh CLO, Casa Mañana, Kansas City Starlight and John F. Kennedy Center. He is best known on screen for his turn as roller-skating lackey Garv in 20th Century Fox’s The Sitter. Other Film: Barry (Netflix) and the Oscar-nominated animated feature The Boxtrolls (Laika/Focus Features), for which he provided singing vocals for Sir Ben Kingsley. Television: Fosse/Verdon (FX), Gotham (Fox), Nurse Jackie (Showtime), Donny (USA), Orange is the New Black (Netflix),

Forever (ABC), Law & Order (NBC) and Mamma Dallas (pilot for HBO). @seanpatrickdoyle_ http://www.seanpatrickdoyle.com.

Chanel Bragg

FRENCHIE

Chanel Bragg is elated to return to Arizona Theatre Co. in this fabulous production of Cabaret. ATC credits: Alma Hix in The Music Man; Local Tour: Power Woman- Menopause the Musical, Grandma-Super Cowgirl Mighty Miracle; Regional: Pat-Kinky Boots, Lindsay track – Godspell, Medda Larkin-Newsies, Carla- In the Heights ,Gina – Beehive the Musical, Justice-Rock of Ages, Mary Magdalene- Jesus Christ Superstar, Joanne- Rent, Miss Fleming- Heathers the Musical, Ruth- Raisin in the Sun, Mrs. Mueller- Doubt, Dorothy- The Wiz, Darlene Love-Leader of the Pack, Deloris Van Cartier- Sister Act (2020); Founder of United Colours of Arizona Theatre, Producer of “The Alexander Project” & The Soul of Broadway Cabaret. Supporting vocalist -“The Phoenix Afro-Beat Orchestra. www.chanelbragg.com Instagram: cmbragg

Megan Boehmcke

SWING

Megan Boehmcke is delighted to be a part of her first ATC production! Other credits include Arizona Repertory Theatre’s Richard iii (Lady Rivers) and Sister Act (Nun/Hooker). Megan also appeared as ensemble in Virginia Musical Theatre’s production of How To Succeed.

Alex Caldwell

LULU

National Tour: Dirty Dancing (Ensemble, u/s Baby, u/s Lisa). Selected Credits: Cats (Sillabub, u/s Victoria, u/s Rumpleteazer, u/s Demeter), West Side Story (Graziella), Evita (Ensemble, feature tango dancer), Chicago (Velma), Peter Pan (Tiger Lily). Alex is also an alumna of The School at Jacob’s Pillow.

Michelle Dawson

FRÄULEIN KOST

Thrilled to be returning to ATC. Michelle won a MAC Award for Best Actress as Aldonza in ATC’s, Man of La Mancha. Broadway—Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark; Mamma Mia!; Ragtime; Show Boat; Cyrano, The Musical. National Tours—Mamma Mia! (Donna & Tanya), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Milly), The Secret Garden, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Chicago—First Wives Club, Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit). Regional—Bucks County Playhouse: Mamma Mia! (Donna), Baltimore Center Stage: Funhome (Helen), Sacramento Music Circus: Mamma Mia! (Donna); Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera: Mamma Mia! (Tanya), Jekyll & Hyde (Lucy); Grease (Rizzo), A Little Night Music (Petra); Pioneer Theatre Company: Evita (Eva Peron); over 15 productions at Westchester Broadway Theatre. TV—Law & Order, All My Children, 63rd Annual TONY Awards (featured performer)Education—BFA: Carnegie-Mellon University. michelle-dawson.com

Brandon Espinoza

CLIFFORD BRADSHAW

SpongeBob SquarePants, Tuck Everlasting, Gypsy, Big, Les Miserables, Will Rogers Follies. Off-Broadway: Baghdaddy (St. Luke’s Theater, Chita Rivera Award), Scarcity ((The Playwrights Realm), SubstitutionAtlantic Theater Company), Captains (NY Summer Play Festival), Not Waving(Keen Company), Tea and SympathyA View From the lub, Drama League nomination). Regional: (Manhattan Theatre C Courageous(Director/Playwright: The Way Of The World(Director: Ivo van Hove, Goodman Theatre), Bridge(Stratford Shakespeare Festival). West Side StoryTheresa Rebeck, Folger Shakespeare Theater), rkshops for New York Stage & Film, Atlantic Theater Company, Playwrights Numerous woThe Mysteries Of (HBO), The Leftovers(CBS), FBIHorizons, Eugene O’Neill Festival. TV/Film: orseIt Could Be W(CW), The Carrie Diaries(CBS), Elementary(Fox), The Following(NBC), Laura(by Neil LaBute). Middle Of The Night(Pivot/Hulu),

Spence Ford

HELGA

Spence Ford trained as a dancer, growing up in Richmond, Virginia. She enjoyed a successful career on Broadway, performing in Dancin’, King of Hearts, Carmelina, Peter Pan, Copperfield, Merlin, La Cage aux Folles, and Teddy and Alice. She toured the USA in West Side Story, Good News, and in Cats, portraying Cassandra the Siamese. Her favorite onstage experiences include playing Cassie in A Chorus Line and going on for Chita Rivera as the Evil Queen in Merlin. In London 1983, she performed for Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Command Performance. In 1989, she performed at the Inaugural Gala for the first President Bush. Working with artists such as Bob Fosse, Graciela Daniele, Peter Gennaro, Chita Rivera, and Gwen Verdon, Spence was inspired to pursue teaching and choreography. After her son was born in 1990, she accepted the position of Head of Dance for Musical Theatre with the BFA MT program at Penn State University. There she taught and choreographed productions for 20 years, including directing and choreographing Sweet Charity, King of Hearts, and Lucky Stiff as well as a tribute to Michael Jackson choreographed collaboratively with the other dance faculty. Professionally, her dances have been seen in Good News, Dames At Sea, George M, West Side Story, Showboat, and Oklahoma! Her favorite production is her son Ford DeCastro.

Lisa Kuhnen

VICTOR

Cats (Demeter) Regional: Damn Yankees (Gloria), Sound of Music (Elsa), A Chorus Line (Sheila), Great Lakes Theater Festival, Cleveland Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, NYMusical Theatre Fest, Regent Seven Seas (Lead Singer), NCL, Burn The Floor. Other favorite credits: Floyd Collins, 42nd Street, Chicago, Twelfth Night with dir. Daniel Fish. Proud AEA member. In loving memory of WWII vet, Carl Kuhnen Sr.

David Kelly

HERR SCHULTZ & MAX

David is happy to be making his ATC debut. He has been an acting company member at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for 28 seasons. Some of his favorite roles at OSF include: Henry Condell in Book of Will, Major General in Pirates of Penzance, Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Falstaff in Henry IVi and Merry Wives, Wilbur Turnblad in Hairspray, Biff in Death of a Salesman, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, Benny in Guys and Dolls, and the title characters of The Imaginary Invalid, Timon of Athens and Richard II. Recently, he was seen as Elwood P. Dowd in the Guthrie Theatre production of Harvey, and Greg in Hand to God and Buzz Windrip in It Can’t Happen Here at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. For fifteen years David has taught in the theater department at Southern Oregon University.

Xander Mason

BOBBY

Xander Mason is thrilled to be apart of such a beautiful, and powerful show! He is currently a Junior at the University go Arizona getting a BFA in Musical Theatre. Some of his favorite credits include Johnny in American Idiot (ATC/Summer on Stage) Ernst in Spring Awakening, Ensemble/Curtis U/S in Sister Act (Arizona Repertory Theatre), and Joe in Lucky U Ranch.

Jenna Meadows

SWING

Jenna Meadows is thrilled to be joining this ensemble in her first ATC production. She is currently a Junior at The University of Arizona in their BFA Musical Theatre program. Her recent Arizona Repertory Theatre credits include: Richard III, Sister Act, and The Pajama Game.

Madison Micucci

SALLY BOWLES

Madison Micucci is making her ATC debut in Cabaret. She was recently seen on Broadway in The Band’s Visit (Dina standby), and on the First National Tour of School of Rock (Patty) She has worked regionally with The Penguin Rep, Barrington Stage, Pioneer Theatre, and Arkansas Rep. TV: Orange Is The New Black. University of Michigan Alum.

Antonia Raye

FRITZIE

Antonia Raye is making her debut performance with the Arizona Theatre Company. Raye recently performed in The Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of West Side Story as Estella. She has appeared in four productions by Norwegian Creative Studios in Florida, working closely with renowned choreographer Warren Calyle. She has also appeared in five Royal Caribbean productions. Raye has been seen in many dance concerts nationwide as an undergrad, working with choreographers Wayne St. David, Hope Boykin, Sidra Bell, and Ayo Jackson among others. Raye earned a B.F.A. degree in Dance at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She also trained at summer sessions of Alonzo King Lines Ballet in San Francisco and The American Dance Festival in Durham, North Carolina.

Shaun-Avery Williams

TEXAS

ATC Credits: The Music Man. NY City Center Encores!: High Button Shoes. Regional Credits: Kinky Boots (Phoenix Theatre), Peter Pan, (Pittsburgh CLO), Memphis (Gateway Playhouse), Dreamgirls (Theatre Raleigh). TV/Film: Christmas of Many Colors (featured). Entertainment: Norwegian Cruise Line (Pride of America). @shaunaverywilliams | Website: shaunaverywilliams.com

D. Scott Withers

ERNST LUDWIG

D. Scott Withers is thrilled to be making his Arizona Theatre Company debut! National tours: Dirty Dancing, Elf the Musical, Memphis, and Catch Me If You Can. Select Regional Theatre: Cookin’s a Drag, Mamma Mia and Gypsy at Phoenix Theatre Company, Oliver with the Phoenix Symphony, Parade at Arizona Regional Theatre, Three Javelinas and The Color of Stars at Childsplay, Hairspray at Arkansas Rep, A Year with Frog and Toad at Seattle Children’s Theatre, Footloose at Arizona Broadway Theatre and Lost and Foundling at Geva Theatre Center. BFA in Theatre Performance from Arizona State University. Proud member of Actors’ Equity!

Lori Wilner

FRÄULEIN SCHNEIDER

Broadway: Beautiful, The Assembled Parties, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, A Catered Affair, The Diary of Anne Frank, Fiddler on the Roof (2005 and 2015 productions), Awake and Sing!, Domesticated, The People in the Picture, Everett Beekin and Those Were the Days. Off-Broadway: Hannah Senesh, Dancing on Nails, Milk and Honey, Yiddish Trojan Women, Hannah 1939. Regional: Rags, Relativity (with Richard Dreyfuss) Other Desert Cities, Fiddler on the Roof, Giant (world premiere), Cabaret, Beau Jest, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Broadway Bound, Broken Glass, The Sisters Rosensweig, The Glass Menagerie, The Heidi Chronicles, Lost in Yonkers, Conversations with my Father, Sweepers, The Immigrant, Butterfingers Angel, When Something Wonderful Happens. Film/TV: New Amsterdam, Gebirtig, Wagner’s Jews, Second-Guessing Grandma, Secret Song. Awards: Drama Desk nom, Goldy, DramaLogue, LA Weekly, Henry, Charles Bowden, CT Critics Circle

Tatum Zale

ROSIE

Tatum Zale is so happy to be back at ATC; previously seen as the female swing/Zaneetta understudy last season in The Music Man! Regional credits: Damn Yankees (Gloria), La Cage Aux Folles (Bitelle/Colette), The Music Man (Mrs. Squires/ Dance Captain) with The Woodstock Playhouse. Other select credits include: Spring Awakening (Arizona Repertory Theatre), Sister Act (ART), The Pajama Game (ART). All her love to her family, friends and professors for their unwavering support.

Creative Team