Meet the Cast of Evita!
Off-Broadway: GIANT (The Public Theater), The Countess of Storyville (Antonio, opposite Deborah Cox), Zapata! (Emiliano Zapata, Best Performance Award), Zorba (Encores! City Center), Latin Heat, Petunia. European Tours: Grease (Danny), Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas). Asian Tour: The King and I (Lun Tha). National Tours: Bombay Dreams (Vikram u/s), West Side Story (Bernardo). Regional: In The Heights (Kevin), Evita (Peron), Miss Saigon (John), Aida (Zoser), Man of La Mancha (Pedro), Camelot (Papermill Playhouse), The King and I (The King), Paint Your Wagon (Julio), Hatuey (Hernan Cortez), Carmen La Cubana (Theatre du Chatelet, Paris).
Lauren Emily Alagna
Ensemble, U/S Mistress
A Florida native, Lauren is overwhelmed with gratitude to be making her debut at the Fulton Theatre in Evita! Favorite regional credits include A Chorus Line (Judy Turner), Crazy for You (Polly Baker), Catch Me If You Can, An American in Paris, Disney’s Newsies, Spamalot, and sailing the high seas with Holland America Line. Many thanks to Marc Robin, this incredible cast, and the entire Fulton Theatre team for this opportunity, and to her family, friends, and Daniel for their constant love and support. “Don’t call it a dream, call it a plan.” Follow her on Instagram @lauren.alagna.
Emily is a BFA graduate of Point Park University’s 2018 dance program minoring in musical theater. With over 15 years of dance training, she has been under the direction of Mark Burrell, Stephanie Martinez, Kiki Lucas, and John Heginbotham. Emily would like to thank her professors Jason McDole, Kiesha Lalama and Garfield Lemonius for shaping her into the artist she is today. She has performed in Aida at the Engeman Theater as well as Heathers as “Heather Duke”. Always thanks to family and friends for the endless support.
Previous stage credits include: Off Broadway: Comfort Women, Dream Babies (St. Clements Theatre), He Loves Me Not (Davenport Theatre). Regional: Mamma Mia! (Walnut St. Theatre), Bullets Over Broadway (Resident Theatre Company). Disney’s Newsies, Mamma Mia!, West Side Story, Fiddler On The Roof, Mary Poppins, and Disney’s Beauty and The Beast (Ocean City Theatre Company). Saturday Night Fever, Wizard of Oz, West Side Story, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Story. The Musical, and Carousel (Media Theatre). Proud alum of the Lee Strasberg Conservatory in New York. He would like to thank his friends and family for their enduring love and support.
Zach is happy to return to the Fulton Theatre in Evita. He is a Queens, NY native, a recent graduate of Pace University’s BFA Musical Theater program and proud alum of LaGuardia Arts HS (the “Fame” School). Zach’s professional credits include: Mamma Mia! (Ensemble/Eddie u/s) at the Fulton Theatre; The Rocky Horror Show (Phantom), Mary Poppins (Mr. Banks), and Footloose (Ren McCormack) at Clear Space Theatre; Special thanks to Clear Talent Group, Marc Robin, Joey Abramowicz, the cast, crew, music, and production teams. To those who always support my dreams, especially my parents, Mama, Bella, the Vieras, the Valencias, Sharon D, John P and Lenny S, the Remenarics and to my love, Makenna, who never ceases to amaze me! www.zachbravo.com IG: the_zachbravo
Lover, Brother, Ensemble, U/S Che
Fulton debut! Originally from Spain. Juan was recently in the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s West Side Story as Tiger. Regional credits: Paint Your Wagon (The Muny), Guys and Dolls (The Old Globe, Asolo Rep), West Side Story (Barrington Stage), Evita (Asolo Rep and Riverside Theatre), Empire (new musical, La Mirada Theatre), Pablo in Sister Act (Theatre by the Sea/Arkansas Rep), Huck Finn in Big River (Perf Riverside), American Idiot (La Mirada), Big Fish (Moonlight), Singin’ in the Rain (MTW). Dedicating this performance to LaRece Hawkins, I miss you daily, my love. Instagram: @juancaballer. www.juancaballer.com
General, Cabinet Member, Ensemble, U/S Migaldi
Edgar is a Mexican Actor thrilled to be making his Fulton debut! Recently he was seen at On Your Feet! and at The Metropolitan Opera production of Aida. OFF BROADWAY: Comfort Women, A new musical NATIONAL TOUR: Jesus Christ Superstar REGIONAL: Evita (Bay Street)(Riverside) In The Heights (Virginia Rep), West Side Story (Pennsylvania Shakespeare), Jesus Christ Superstar (Broadway Palm). Gratitude to my family and friends but specially to my husband Rolando Leal for all of his support. This one is for you Renata and Alison. Instagram @eddycavazos
Gabrielle is delighted to be making her debut with Fulton Theatre. She recently graduated with a B.A. in Drama from Hofstra University. Favorite credits include She Stoops to Conquer (Mrs. Hardcastle), 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Marcy Park) and The Whale (Ellie). Love to family, cast and crew!
Mariela is so excited to be making her Fulton Theatre debut with the cast of Evita! Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Mariela is a graduate of Rutgers University where she received her Bachelor’s in Dance Performance. She furthered her training by attending programs at The Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London UK) and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (NYC). Her most recent film credits include The 20th Century Fox Steven Spielberg Adaptation of West Side Story, and Lin Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights. A big thank you to Mami, Papi, and Jamie for their love and support. Sí se puede! @marieladorado
Sister, Cabinet Member, Ensemble, U/S Eva Perón
Sara is stoked to return to the Fulton after previously appearing in Mamma Mia! and A Christmas Story, The Musical! A Philly native, Sara’s credits include Matilda (Mrs. Wormwood) and Cinderella (Gabrielle) at Tuacahn Amphitheater, Mamma Mia! (Ali) at MUNY, How to Succeed… (Krumholtz) at Theatre Under the Stars, Ogunquit Playhouse, North Shore Music Theatre, Gateway Playhouse, NJPAC, & Theatre By The Sea. Proud alumni of The Boston Conservatory. Many thanks and love to Marc, Joey, Avalon, and Mom, Dad, and Nate. @sarajgallo
Shea was recently seen as the Mistress in St. Louis Rep’s production of Evita. Some of her favorite credits include playing Nina in In the Heights and playing the Narrator in the National Tour of Joseph…Dreamcoat, directed and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler. She is the lead singer of The Hudson Project Band based in New York and you can also hear her voice on various commercials and an upcoming Nick Jr. show! Many thanks to my family, friends, and my love, Matthew. @sheacolleeen
Tyler is stoked to be back at the Fulton after being seen in last season’s productions of 42nd Street, The Princess and the Pea and Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies! Regional Credits include: The World Premiere of The Royal Family of Broadway at Barrington Stage Company, Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies (Tyler), Treasure Island (Abraham Gray) The Wizard of Oz (Dance Captain) and Hello Dolly! at Maine State Music Theatre, 42nd Street at The Muny, North Shore Music Theatre, and The Lexington Theatre Company, and Wiley and the Hairy Man (Wiley), at StageOne Family Theatre. Many thanks to Bob Cline, this amazing Cast and Creative Team, The Mine, CCM, and his beautiful friends and family. Proud AEA Member! Always #tothemax. @_TylerJC TylerJC.com
Ensemble, U/S Juan Perón
Pedro has a BA in Music from Harvard University. National Tour: The King and I (The King of Siam). Regional: The Fantasticks (El Gallo), South Pacific, Evita, The Addams Family, Sister Act, She Loves Me, The Producers, Jesus Christ Superstar, White Christmas, The Doctor’s Dilemma, The Odd Couple Female Version, The Noccalula Experience. MD/Conductor: Cabaret, First Date, Seussical, Putnam Spelling Bee, The King and I, Les Misérables School Edition. Pedro is also a choir conductor, pianist, musician, teacher, and composer. He is also a fitness and mindfulness enthusiast. Aloha and IMUA! www.pedrokaawaloa.com @pedrokaawaloa
General, Admiral, Lover, Ensemble
Randal is best known as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables. He appeared in Les Misérables for nearly 3000 performances on Broadway and the National Tour. He has also played The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera as well as Raoul, Monsieur Andre and Piangi. In Las vegas he has starred in Spamalot as King Arthur. Randal Keith starred in Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers, BAZ Star-Crossed Love at the Palazzo and Cocktail Cabaret at Ceasar’s. Randal also performs in his first solo concert, The Music of Robert Goulet: Broadway and Beyond. His CD “Life Has Been Good To Me” is available on iTunes and CD Baby. It is so thrilling to be back at the Fulton and the wonderful town of Lancaster. Thank you.
Omar is thrilled to return to the Fulton after appearing as Marius in Les Misérables (2009). He comes to us directly from playing Armando in the new revised version of Lerner and Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon at The MUNY. Earlier this summer he was seen as Alejandro in the world premiere of The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage. Other credits include BWAY/NYC: On Your Feet! (OBC), American Idiot (OBC), The Capeman (Delacorte/ Central Park) REGIONAL: Peron in Evita (Bay Street), Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls (TUTS) TV: The Detour, Vegas, Blue Bloods. Proud UMIAMI graduate and sends all his love to his wife Arianna, his family, and many thanks to his team at The Luedtke Agency and Red Letter Entertainment. @omarlopezcepero
Most recently: Ensemble, The Wizard of Oz. Also this season: Janayé, Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies and Ensemble: Hello Dolly. Performance Credits: Fulton Theatre (Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies & Chicago) Norwegian Cruise Line (After Midnight & Swing the Musical). Thank you Marc Robin, Curt Dale Clark, Bob Cline, the Fulton and Maine State Theatre family for this amazing opportunity! Huge thanks to my family for your love and support! @janaye_mc
Alan is a New York City-based actor and musician. Last seen Off-Broadway at the Public Theater’s Socrates, Alan’s regional credits include Once (Svec), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Beast), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon), and Hair (Claude). Alan also plays piano, guitar, bass, mandolin, and percussion, and he has played at various venues in New York City and in Pennsylvania. A proud Allentown native, he is a graduate of Muhlenberg College (B.A., Theatre & B.S., Physics) and an Advanced Actor/Combatant in the Society of American Fight Directors. Follow Alan on Instagram: @alan_r_mendez.
Mama, Cabinet Member, Ensemble
Susan is excited to be making her Fulton Theatre debut with Evita! She has enjoyed the blessings of working as an entertainer in TV, film and theatre. For a detailed list of her work please visit SusanOliveras.com. The life of Eva Perón was cut short by cancer just like Susan’s long-time friend and performer Heather Weeks. HopeForHeather.org is a not-for-profit corporation to help further education on ovarian cancer and raise funds for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. Please consider donating today. Susan’s performances are in loving memory of Heather. Susan sends a huge thank you to her parents, siblings, friends, agents at FBI, JWS, MCS and Tessa Faye talent for their loving support. To God be the glory!
Monica is an actor based out of New York City. She is proud to make her Fulton debut! TV: “Elementary”, “Madam Secretary”. Regional: Footloose (Marriott Theatre), Working (ACT of Connecticut), Evita (ACT of Connecticut), Single Rider (Players Theater NYC), A Never-Ending Line ( Players Theater NYC). She is a proud alumna of Ball State University. Much love to Mike, Kim, Christopher, and her entire family/chosen family back in NYC. This show is for Alvaro Ramirez – Pase lo que pase. www.monicatuliaramirez.com, IG: monicatuliaramirez
Marco is excited to make his Fulton Theatre debut with the company of Evita. National Tour: The Little Mermaid (5th Ave Theater). Regional: Spamalot (Hollywood Bowl) A Charlie Brown Christmas (San Francisco Symphony), Chasing the Song (La Jolla Playhouse) and A Chorus Line (MTW). Proud graduate of the Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program at UCLA. Love to Kevin, KMR, and his family for their love and support on his artistic journey. Connect with him at www.mrmarcoramos.com, or just follow his dog on Insta @primetime.emmy.
General, Cabinet Member, Ensemble
Acclaimed for his “velvety tone,” Nathan Rodríguez is a versatile performer, comfortable with opera and musical theater repertoire. He has been featured with premier arts organizations throughout New England and NYC. Role highlights include Magaldi in Evita (Seacoast Repertory Theater), John Brooke in Little Women, Mr. Lindquist in A Little Night Music, Voltaire in Candide, El Molinero in El gato con botas, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, Morales in Carmen, and Captain Corcoran in H.M.S. Pianafore. He is delighted to make his Fulton debut and proud to be a Latino in a Latinx show. www.nathan-rodriguez.com
Sean is thrilled to be back at the Fulton opera house! National tours: The Bodyguard, Dirty Dancing. Regional: Jerome Robbins Broadway, Chicago. Concert Dance: Giordano Dance Chicago. Thanks CTG! Much love to my parents and brother for their support. Instagram: Rozanskis
Favorite stage credits: On Your Feet! (Kiki) West Side Story (Nibbles) NCL’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Swing) La Cage Aux Folles (Mercedes u/s Hanna) Carousel (Ensemble) Chess the Musical (Viigan) Proud graduate of Edge Pac Scholarship Program. Endless thanks and love to family, friends, Bloc, Cyler and this incredible Company. @sanchez_antony_
Jackson is ecstatic to be back! Recent credits include Gretna Theatre: Oliver! (Ensemble), Fulton Theatre: 42nd Street (Ensemble), Allenberry Playhouse: Anything Goes (Ensemble), Gypsy (Tulsa), and Seussical (Cat in The Hat). You can always find him in the studio (during class and after hours) working to take his technique to the next level. He wants to give special thanks to Kelly, Leslie, his best friends, family, and especially MOM.
Patricia Rose Suarez
Patricia is a dancer, singer, actor currently based in New York City. Born and raised in sunny South Florida, she fell in love with performance at the mere age of five, when she would dress up in a leopard skort and sing all of Jennifer Lopez’s discography on repeat. Patricia Rose attended Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts and later received her BFA in Dance with a minor in Musical Theatre from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. There, she had the opportunity to perform works by Jesse Zaritt, Yasmeen Godder, Kyle and Dinita Clark, Sidra Bell, Tommie Waheed Evans, and Andrea Miller. When she is not performing, she spends her time teaching dance and acting classes through a non-profit organization called “LeAp”. Patricia Rose is thrilled to be apart of Evita!
Cara is so excited to be making her Fulton debut in Evita! Credits include: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (TUTS and Media Theatre), Cabaret (Arden Theatre), West Side Story (Media Theatre), and Crashlight (Cherry Lane Theatre). She danced professionally with Ballet San Antonio and Connecticut Ballet. Special thanks to SW Artists, Marc Robin, Bob Cline Casting, and the entire team at the Fulton! Much love to Mom, Dad, and Deirdre for their endless love and support! @cara_treacy
Matthew is over the moon to be back at The Fulton. He was last seen in Mamma Mia! and recently performed in The Who’s Tommy at The Kennedy Center. Other credits include – National Tours: Joseph…Dreamcoat (Benjamin), Elf: The Musical, MM2 Modern Dance Company. Regional Theatre: Prince of Egypt, Matilda, Cinderella, Elf: The Musical (Buddy U/S), Gypsy (Tulsa). He’s a proud member of the Bloc Talent Agency family and continues to send love, light, good energy and thanks to the humans that surround him. And remember, “try to be safe, but always be amazing” – Clara Oswald @matthewvarvar