Meet the Cast of The Emperor's New Clothes!
Arno / Villager
Austin Nedrow is excited to return to the Fulton Theatre’s stage after performing in Guys and Dolls! At the beginning of this year’s season, Austin was humbled to receive the Beth Bash: Excellence in Theatre Award! Recent Fulton credits include Disney’s Newsies [also MSMT]; James and the Giant Peach (James) which earned him Broadway World Best Actor Under 25 for 2017! More favorites include: Annie Get Your Gun/Ensemble; Footloose/Ensemble; The Full Monty/Nathan Lukowski; How I Became A Pirate/Jeromy Jacob; Mary Poppins/Michael Banks; A Christmas Carol (2012)/ Tiny Tim & Child Scrooge; & Gypsy/Baby Tulsa. Many thanks to Andy, Marc, Joanne, Viktor, mentors, family & friends!
Swindler / Villager
Donovan Hoffer returns to the Fulton after recently rocking it out in Rocktopia on Broadway! Fulton credits include: Little Shop of Horrors, Disney’s Newsies, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Billy Elliot, The Musical, and Footloose. Last year Donovan toured the US as Simon in Jesus Christ Superstar. Donovan has traveled and performed with Carnival Cruise Lines in Playlist Productions and with Norwegian Cruise Lines. Other credits include Munkustrap in Cats, Angel in Rent, Mark in Altar Boyz, West Side Story, and Les Misérables. Carpe Diem! Instagram: donovanhoffer
Deena / Villager
Melissa Blatherwick armed with a degree in music theater from Shenandoah University, Melissa has been blessed to perform regionally and around the world by land and by sea. Favorite regional credits; In the Heights (Pioneer Theatre/Fulton), Suessical (SSMT/Fulton), Crazy for You (ABT), Damn Yankees (WHDT), and 42nd Street (Cohoes). Thanks as always to my husband Kevin and to this beautiful community of artistic goofballs here in Lancaster who adamantly support live theatre!
William / Villager
National Tours: Bye, Bye, Birdie (starring Troy Donahue), Big River (Lafe, Counselor Robinson), Barry Manilow’s Copacabana (Sam Silver) and Seussical, the Musical (Horton the Elephant). Off-Broadway: Face The Music (Hal Reisman) Regional: Into the Woods (The Baker), The Sound of Music (Max Detwiler), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Goran) Carousel (Enoch Snow) The All Night Strut (Man #2) Do Black Patent Leather Shoes… (Louis Schlang) Crazy for You (Lank Hawkins) Tomfoolery (Randall – Shelly Award), Little Shop Of Horrors (Orin Scrivello) Steve Martin’s Picasso At The Lapin Agile (Schmendiman) Noises Off (Gary Lejune) Bus Stop (Carl) Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (Reverend Tooker) and Lend Me A Tenor (Tito Marelli). Randall is a Broadway World Award Winner for his performance in Gypsy. Training: The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Randall is the winner of the Florence Bowler vocal scholarship, as well as a proud member of Actors Equity! For Cooper, Zachary, and Madelyn, who are my world.
Brendan Massar is delighted to be returning to the Fulton stage! You may have seen him here in Les Misérables (ensemble), Disney’s Newsies (ensemble) and Big, The Musical (Derek). Brendan is a senior at L-S, and plans to pursue a degree in Musical Theatre. Favorite past credits include West Side Story (Tony), Blood Brothers (Mickey), Pippin (Pippin), Annie Get Your Gun (Frank Butler), Spamalot (Galahad), 25th…Spelling Bee (Panch), and High School Musical (Ryan). Brendan would like to thank his friends and his Fulton family for all their support. He would also like to thank his parents for always being there for him. “This above all: To thine own self be true.”