Meet the cast of Guys and Dolls!
Rusty Charlie, U/S Nicely-Nicely Johnson
Mark Aldrich is thrilled to return to the Fulton where he was previously seen in Sweeney Todd, Les Misérables, & Brigadoon. He is an original cast member of Disney’s Newsies, having appeared in the Paper Mill Playhouse, Broadway, 1st National Tour, and movie versions. Also on Broadway: Ragtime. Numerous Off-Broadway and regional productions include Irish Rep., York Theatre Co., Maine State, Pittsburgh CLO, Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Theatre of the Stars, Pioneer Theatre Co., & more. TV/Film include: Bull, Law & Order, L&O:SVU, Gods & Generals. Thanks to his family and Jennifer.
Harry The Horse, Joey Biltmore, U/S Sky Masterson
Mike Backes is thrilled to be back at The Fulton Theatre. Past Fulton credits Ghost The Musical and a 29hr reading of Treasure Island. Most recently Florida Studio Theatres original work: Mack The Knife The Bobby Darin Songbook. Other major highlights include Jersey Boys Original Las Vegas Cast, Rock of Ages 1st Nat’l Tour starring Constantine Maroulis, Nat’l tour of Grease starring Frankie Avalon, and The North American tour of Footloose. Special thanks to Marc and Bob for always believing in him. This one’s for you Dad, I know you got the best seat in the house.
Joshua Bellamy is thrilled to be back at the Fulton where he was previously seen in Disney’s Newsies (Specs), Annie Get Your Gun, Disney’s Beauty And The Beast (Ensemble/U.S. LeFou), Footloose, Elf: The Musical, Evita, & Peter Pan. Regional credits: Disney’s Newsies (Specs), Maine State Music Theatre; White Christmas (Dance Captain), Mary Poppins (Swing), West Side Story (Swing), Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. Favorite past credits: Cats (Mr. Mistoffelees/Dance Captain), Rent (Angel). Other credits: Norwegian Cruise Lines, American Music Theatre, Sight and Sound Theatres, PRiMA & EPAC. Endless love & thanks to God, Matthew, Marc, family, friends, & YOU for supporting live theater!
Ellen Cohn is thrilled to be making her Fulton Theatre debut. Following her recent graduation from Bryn Mawr College, Ellen spent a few months in New York City performing a new musical composed by three-time Grammy Award winner Oriente Lopez. She then traveled the country, performing a bilingual (Spanish and English) musical with the National Theater for Education and the Arts. Favorite roles from her time at school include: Little Stone in Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice; Alexi Darling in Rent; and Roxie in Chicago (Jimmy Awards reg. finalist). In her spare time, she loves snuggling with her 100-pound “lap dog,” or hitting the gym—shaking it out to the beats of Zumba with her mom. Facebook.com/Ellen.M.Cohn/
Ensemble, U/S Benny Southstreet, U/S Rusty Charlie
Fulton debut! Ray has a long and rewarding history with Maine State Music Theatre (dating back to 1993). At MSMT, Ray has performed most recently as Rusty Charlie in Guys & Dolls, Andy Lee in 42nd Street, Carmen Ghia in The Producers, Chicago (2002 and 2010 ), and Mike in A Chorus Line, (1997). He is MSMT’s Education Director, working with interns, apprentices, and journeypersons. At MSMT, he staged Tommy, Fame, and Rent making his main stage choreographic debut with MSMT’s Gypsy. Heartfelt thanks to Marc Robin. Proud member: AEA/SDC
Kevin Earley recently played the Gentleman Caller in Glass Menagerie (Alabama Shakes), Joe in The Spitfire Grill and Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar. Broadway/National Tour credits include Les Misérables, Thoroughly Modern Millie and A Tale of Two Cities. 2016 was filled with three New Musicals; Chasing Rainbows at Goodspeed, Josephine at Asolo and Empire, the Musical. Awards include Joseph Jefferson Award for Assassins, NY Drama Desk Nomination for the title role in Death Takes a Holiday, L.A. Drama Critic’s Circle Award for 1776, and four Ovation Nominations. More at kevinearley.com Happy to be working with Mr. Robin once again.
Benny Southstreet, U/S Nathan Detroit
Kevin Faraci is thrilled to be back at The Fulton! Past credits here include The Producers, The Addams Family, Sister Act, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and many Family Series shows. Before moving to Lancaster, Kevin was a principle singer in three different Cirque Du Soleil productions and is featured on the original cast album of Cirque Du Soleil’s ZED. Other past credits include two 1st National Tours (The Wedding Singer, A Stoop on Orchard Street), regionally The Miracle (Lucifer, OC), and some of the world’s largest cruise ships. Thank you to Marc and the amazing Fulton staff, and love always to my incredible wife, Melissa.
Fulton Theatre: Brigadoon (Mr. Lundie), Sweeny Todd (Judge Turpin), Phantom (Gerard Carierre), Sunset Boulevard (Max), Witness for the Prosecution (Sir Wilfrid Robarts), Singin’ in the Rain (R.F. Simpson), And Then There Were None (William Blore), The Full Monty (Reg Willoughby), A Christmas Carol (Scrooge), Elf, The Musical, The Addams Family (Fester Addams). Mr. Girolmo is a multiple Jeff nominee and Jeff Award winner. Broadway: War Paint – Directed by Michael Greif. Candide – Directed by Hal Prince. Film and TV: CRISIS (Congressman Wirth) FOX. Chicago P.D. (Jim Varley) NBC E.R. (Officer Gaines) NBC Empire (Dr. Sirak) FOX Death of A President (Dr. Bordon) Chicago Fire (Chief Grimes) NBC.
Rachael Britton Hart
Ensemble, Hot Box Girl
Rachael Britton Hart is ecstatic to make her Fulton debut! Most recently, she performed on the 2017 National Tour of Pippin (Ensemble: Catherine, Fastrada & Berthe U/S). Other regional credits include: Phantom (Belladova), West Side Story (Velma), A Christmas Story, The Musical and Mary Poppins. Previously, Rachael danced with the Philadelphia-based contemporary dance company, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers. Barrels and heaps of gratitude to her family, Marc and the Fulton team for this opportunity! For Nan. rachaelbrittonhart.com. @ihart_dancing.
Randy Jeter is thrilled to be a part of Guys and Dolls! Randy received his training in Musical Theater and Classical Voice from Manhattan School of Music. Randy was last seen as a lead vocalist in the 2017 season at American Music Theater. Favorite credits: Children of Eden (Father), Sister Act (Eddie Souther), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Adrian), Tick, Tick…Boom! (Michael). Love to his family, friends, and wife Abigail! Proud AEA member. www.randymjeter.com
General Matilda B. Cartwright
Julie Keough is thrilled to be back among friends and family here at Fulton Theatre after a stellar run of Sister Act in 2016! Hailing from Waldorf MD, Julie earned her B.A. in Music & Theatre at McDaniel College and has lived in New York City, Virginia, Sevierville TN and aboard Celebrity’s GTS Summit before making Lancaster her home in 2009. Most recently, Julie has performed in her Cabaret Crossover at the Ware Center, in the Christmas Shows at American Music Theatre, and at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. Check out Julie’s Album Silver Belles on CDBaby! Love to Jacob, Cato, Meepers, family and friends.
David Paul Kidder is excited to be a part of Guys and Dolls at The Fulton! Previous credits include American Dance Machine (The Joyce NYC), Chicago (Riverside), Gypsy, How to Succeed… (Flat Rock Playhouse), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Pittsburgh CLO), Crazy For You (Alhambra Theatre), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney World), and The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. In NYC, David Paul dances with Kristin Sudeikis Dance. He is also a faculty member of Sheer Talent and Beyond The Stars Conventions. Thank you to The Fulton team for this opportunity! www.davidpaulkidder.com Instagram: @davidpaulkidder
Ensemble, Hot Box Girl
Mallory King feels like a lucky lady to be making her Fulton debut! Tours: Annie (Lily, TROIKA), Legally Blonde (Serena/Uds. Vivienne, Norwegian Cruise Line). Favorite Regional Credits: Spelling Bee (Olive, Bigfork Summer Playhouse), You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Sally, Bigfork Summer Playhouse), I Love A Piano (Eileen, Farmers Alley Theatre), Pinkalicious (Pink, Farmers Alley Theatre), Chicago (June, Wagon Wheel Theatre), Show Boat (Ellie May, Mercury Theatre Company). BFA Music Theatre Performance and minor in dance from Western Michigan University. Thanks to family, teachers, friends, Daniel Hoff Agency, Bob Cline Casting. Jeremiah 29:11. EMC. Follow @mal_king15 or visit www.malloryking.com.
Dawn-Michelle Lewis is new to the Fulton stage. Recently she was seen as Mrs. Fezziwig/Mrs. Fred in A Christmas Carol at Open Stage of Harrisburg. Some of her favorite roles include Rosie in Bare Bones Theatre Ensemble’s Cabaret, Jean/Muriel/Mimsey in Plaza Suite at Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg, Sue Bayliss in All My Sons at Oyster Mill Playhouse, Hairspray with the Carlisle Theatre Company, and Sweeney Todd at Theatre Harrisburg. Dawn-Michelle is beyond grateful to be a part of this production and would like to thank all of her friends, family, and local theatre community who have supported her career.
Ensemble, Hotbox Girl, U/S Sarah Brown
Maggie Malaney is thrilled to be making her Fulton debut with this brilliant cast and crew. Regional Credits include Grease at Maine State Music Theatre, White Christmas at the Fox Theatre, Detroit and A Little Night Music at the Michigan Opera House. Proud graduate of Penn State. Endless thanks to Marc and Bob for this wonderful opportunity, as well as her family and friends for their love and support.
Ensemble, U/S General Matilda B. Cartwright
Meagan Mapson is thrilled to be back at the Fulton! She is originally from Carrollton, GA but now enjoys living in Lancaster. Meagan has been on the Fulton stage before in Sweeney Todd and as the Sour Kangaroo in Seussical. Other favorite regional credits include Mrs Brill in Mary Poppins (Prather Entertainment Group), Martha in The Secret Garden (CAFE Theatre), Godspell (Red Mountain Theatre Company) and Jill in Babes in Toyland (American Family Theatre). Many thanks to Marc and the Fulton team, her loving husband Jeff, her church family, Piercing Word Minisrty, her dear friends and family and to her Lord and Savior Jesus. Colossians 3:16-17
Over the past decade, Brian has lent his talents to the Fulton in numerous capacities. On the Main Stage, Brian has appeared in several productions including The Addams Family, Into the Woods, West Side Story, and Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None as Rogers among many others. Brian has also served as an instructor at the Fulton Academy and was employed as a company member with the Fulton Family Theatre Ensemble. Brian would like to thank the Fulton family and friends, both old and new for all the wonderful moments and opportunities over these many years.
Based in NYC, Mateo is originally from Connecticut. At an early age he began to pursue dance at his mother’s dance studio. He continued at the University of Hartford’s Hartt School Dance Division, where he received his B.F.A. in Dance Performance. Since then, he has toured many times with the off Broadway show iLuminate: Artist of Light, performed for RWS Entertainment Group on Holland America Cruise Line, and joined productions of Disney’s Newsies at the Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre. And he is excited to be back!
Austin Nedrow is honored and thrilled to return for his 9th production on the Fulton Theatre’s stage! 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 Marc, Joanne, Viktor, mentors, family & friends! Special shoutout to sister Lyndsey, who dared me to try theatre!
Angie The Ox
Michael Pesko is thrilled to be making his Fulton Theatre debut! Born and raised in Mahwah, New Jersey, Michael has trained since the age of six in all styles. After graduating from Fordham University at Lincoln Center in 2016, Michael performed at the ABC Upfronts alongside Priyanka Chopra. He recently danced at the Total Request Live reboot starring DJ Khaled and Ed Sheeran on MTV. Other credits include the Adidas NMD Sneaker Launch, “The Wendy Williams Show” Season Promo, “The Lost Boys” Sizzle Reel starring Mia Michaels and Moncler at New York Fashion Week. Thanks to family, friends, his voice teacher, Geralyn Keely and CESD Talent Agency.
Ensemble, U/S Miss Adelaide
Lexie Plath is thrilled to be a part of this cast! National Tours: Bullets Over Broadway (Ensemble, U/S Ellen and Olive), Anything Goes (Virtue, U/S Erma). Regional: A Chorus Line (Val, Arvada Center), Bullets Over Broadway (Ensemble, Ogunquit Playhouse), Young Frankenstein (Inga, Timberlake Playhouse), Les Misérables (Fantine, Timberlake Playhouse), Chicago (Hunyak, Wagon Wheel Theatre). To my family and Conor, I love you mean it. www.lexieplath.com
Excited for his Fulton Debut! Highlights include acting as a Performance Intern for the MSMT 2017 Season (including Romeo in Disney’s Newsies, Ensemble for Guys and Dolls/Grease, and Cousin Kevin in Tommy), Cedar Point’s nightly show LUMINOSTY 2016 (Dancer), An American Hero at The Gallery Players (Ensemble), and On The Town at SEMO (Gabey) Other: Special thanks to Michelle Contrino, Tammy Eaton, Judith Farris, and all my family and friends that have guided me through my career so far!
Fran Prisco is thrilled to be back! Previous Fulton shows: White Christmas (Ayyuuuppp); Arsenic and Old Lace (Brophy); A Steady Rain (Denny). He has also appeared at the Fulton with his Big Band show, The Summer Club! Check out our upcoming performances at www.summerclubshows.com. Thanks to Marc Robin and the entire Fulton Family for making this dream job happen!
Ensemble, Dance Captain
Previously at the Fulton: Disney’s Newsies, James & the Giant Peach, Annie Get Your Gun, Footloose, Sister Act, Legally Blonde, Elf: The Musical, Christmas Carol, Addams Family, 42nd Street; Mary Poppins; Singin’ in the Rain; Thoroughly Modern Millie and Carousel. Regionally: Larry, A Chorus Line; Emcee, Cabaret; Mongojerrie, Cats; Gremio, Kiss Me Kate. Director/Choreographer credits: The Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, Twas’ the Night before Christmas, Jack and the Beanstalk, Sleeping Beauty, Pinkalicious, How To Bust a Bully!, All Shook Up, Chicago, 42nd Street and Anything Goes.
Most recently portrayed Mama Rose in North Carolina Theatre’s Gypsy. Pre-Broadway: First Wives Club (Elise, opposite Faith Prince) The Accidental Caterer (Kate) NATIONAL TOUR: Mamma Mia! (Tanya). REGIONAL: D.C. Shakespeare Kiss me Kate (Kate opposite Douglas Sills) Signature Theatre The Fix (Violet); Fulton Theatre Little Shop (Audrey) Las Vegas: Mamma Mia! (Donna); Chicago: Sunset Boulevard (Norma Desmond, 2013 Jeff Award), Legally Blonde (Paulette, Jeff Award nomination), Million Dollar Quartet (Dyanne); Goodman Theatre: A Christmas Carol (Mrs. Cratchit); Once Upon a Time in New Jersey (Celeste, Jeff Award nomination), Into the Woods (Witch), Singin’ in the Rain (Lina Lamont, Jeff Award nomination), The King and I (Anna). TV/Film: Landline with Edie Falco. Voice over and Motion Capture artist.
Fulton debut! Credits include: National Tour: Fiona in Shrek the Musical. NY/Off Broadway: Prospect Theatre, NYMF, Araca Project, Musicals Tonight. Workshop: Back Home Again. Regional: Katherine in Disney’s Newsies and Fiona in Shrek the Musical (Tuacahn), Maureen in Rent and June in Chicago (Maine State), Philia in A Funny Thing…Forum (The Wick), Brooklyn in BKLYN the Musical (TheatreZone), Emma in Jekyll & Hyde (Surflight). Thanks Bob and Marc! For my family and friends; I could never do what I love without your love and support. Proud graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy’s Theatre program and Pace University’s Musical Theatre program. www.whitneywinfield.com
Timmy Woodward JR. is 12 years old and thrilled to return to the Fulton stage. A Christmas Story, The Musical (Grover Dill & u/s Ralphie) Fulton Theatre; Disney’s Newsies (Les) Maine State Music Theatre; Disney’s Newsies (Les) Fulton Theatre; A Christmas Story, The Musical (Ralphie) Media Theatre; A Christmas Story (Randy) Walnut Street Theatre; To Kill a Mockingbird (Dill) Media Theatre; Les Misérables (Gavroche) Media Theatre; Phantom (Young Erik) Broadway Theatre at Pittman; Other: Love to Mom, Dad, and brothers; Special thanks to Marc, this great cast and everyone at the Fulton for this great opportunity.