Meet the Cast of Kinky Boots!

Alicia Babin

Ensemble, u/s Nicola

Alicia is so excited to be returning to the Fulton! She was recently seen at the Fulton in Peter Pan (Ensemble/ u/s Mrs. Darling), Maine State Music Theatre’s productions of Grease (Rizzo), Hello, Dolly! (ensemble/ u/s Irene), The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, & The Wizard of Oz (ensemble/ u/s Witch). Other favorite Credits include Chicago (Hunyak/ u/s Roxie) at the Weathervane Theatre and The Wild Party (Queenie). Emerson College BFA Musical Theatre. Huge thanks to Marc & Ben. All the love to her family and friends!

Brian Binion

Angel, u/s Lola

Brian is thrilled to be a part of Kinky Boots at the Fulton Theatre! He’s always wanted to apart of this show. He is over joyed to be with this amazing company and team! Philippians 4:13. Credits include – Broadway: Disney’s The Lion King, Kristen Chenoweth “My love letter to Broadway” Regional – West Side Story, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Man of La Mancha and After Midnight. Instagram @bbinion13

Monica Blume

Ensemble, u/s Lauren

Monica is thrilled to be making her regional theatre debut with Fulton Theatre! Some favorite credits include Cabaret (Sally Bowles) with TCNJ Musical Theatre and Do You Roll Over in the Night with Atlantic Acting School. She recently appeared on Blue Bloods on CBS (Co-Star). A graduate of Atlantic Acting School Conservatory, she currently studies with Kimberly Vaughn Performance Studio in NYC. For fun, she enjoys cuddling with her dog Nutmeg, listening to true-crime podcasts and solving crossword puzzles. More at monicablume.com. “You change the world when you change your mind.”

Michaela Bolt

Nicola

Michaela is so excited to be back at the Fulton! Previously: Disney’s Newsies, Footloose (Wendy Jo) and Shrek, The Musical (Fiona). Michaela thanks Marc for bringing her back “home” to work with this incredible cast! She studied Musical Theatre at TXST, visited over 30 countries while lead vocalist of two different cruise lines, performed at North Shore Music Theatre (Hairspray), and has been in over ten productions at Maine State Music Theatre. When Michaela is not on stage she supports herself as an entrepreneur in the beauty industry of skincare and makeup. Love and thanks to Mom, Dad, Maria & family in the house for their continued love and support. michaelabolt.com / Insta: @MichaelaBolt

Guthrie Bowman

Young Lauren

Guthrie can’t believe she gets to make her stage debut! Thanks to the Fulton, her home away from home.

Jonathan Bryant

Angel

Jonathan is beyond thrilled to return to Lancaster for the Fulton’s Kinky Boots! He is a recent graduate from The University of Alabama, and he is from Huntsville, AL. Recent credits include: Ensemble, Peter Pan (Fulton), Ensemble/Scarecrow u/s, The Wizard of Oz (Maine State Music Theatre); Ensemble/Cornelius u/s, Hello Dolly! (MSMT); Johnny Casino/Ensemble, Grease (MSMT/The Public); Ensemble/Waiter, 42ndStreet (Bucks County Playhouse); Race, Disney’s Newsies (Red Mountain); Riff, West Side Story (The Prizery); Mike, A Chorus Line (Virginia Samford). Jonathan would like to thank Marc, Kenny, and the rest of the Fulton team for treating him like family. @jbstar001

Chris Cardelia

Angel

Fulton Theatre Debut! Last seen doing Disney’s Newsies at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. Regional Credits: Disney’s Newsies (Engeman Theater), Mamma Mia! and Disney’s The Little Mermaid (CCP), Les Misérables (Marius), Holiday Melody (VMT), Hershey Park (RWS). Broadway Dance Center Intensive. Carnegie Hall (Violin). World Pride Opening Ceremonies (Barclays Center). James Madison University Musical Theatre. Thanks to my family and friends for the endless love and support, couldn’t do this without you! Instagram @chrismcardelia

Amber Carson

Trish

Amber is on cloud nine making her Fulton Theatre debut in Kinky Boots! Broadway: Not yet. Off B’way: Almost. Regional: Gypsy (Electra, u/s Mama Rose) at the Engeman Theater. Mamma Mia! at Maltz Jupiter/Theatre Aspen. Museum of Broken Relationships with Aspen Theatre Festival. The Full Monty (Georgie, Estelle, etc.) at Theatre Aspen/Riverside Theatre/Phoenix Theatre/Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival. Hello Dolly! (Ernestina, u/s Dolly) at Gateway Playhouse. Hugs to the Fulton family, Marc Robin (such a long time coming, YAY!) Bob Cline, and Michael at The Roster Agency. Love to Big Daddy!

Giovanni Da Silva

Angel

Giovanni is a Brazilian-American Actor, Singer, Dancer originally from Los Angeles, California thrilled to be making his Fulton Theatre Debut. Former Graduate of Syracuse University BFA Musical Theater. Recent Credits include: A Chorus Line National/International Tour, Leonard Bernstein’s Candide (European Tour) La Cage Aux Folles (Geva Theater Center), West Side Story (Bernardo, Virginia Repertory Theater), Evita (Riverside Theater), La Cage Aux Folles and Kiss Me Kate (Virginia Music Theater). Obrigado Mae e Pai por Tudo. Bejos. Instagram/Social: @giovannidsilva

Michael Peter Deeb

Factory Worker, Angel Cover 1, Dance Captain

Fulton debut! National Tour: A Chorus Line (Mike), Young Frankenstein (Swing). Regional: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Dance Captain), My Fair Lady (Dance Captain), Gypsy (Yonkers/Dance Captain), Mame (Junior Babcock/Dance Captain), Hello, Dolly! – Riverside Theatre; The Wizard of Oz (Nikko), Hello, Dolly!, Saturday Night Fever (Pete), Singin’ in the Rain – Maine State Music Theatre; West Side Story (Snowboy) – Ogunquit Playhouse; Young Frankenstein – Ogunquit/Gateway Playhouse, MTWest (Dance Captain, regional premiere); A Chorus Line (Mike/Bobby) – New Bedford Festival/Crest Theatre. BFA Dance, University at Buffalo! Thanks to Marc, Bob Cline, and MSA. Love to family and husband Eric. Love wins! @mpdeeb

Shane Donovan

Harry, u/s Charlie Price

Tour/Int’l: South Pacific (Lt. Joe Cable); Hinton Battle’s American Variety Bang (Featured Singer). Regional: Working (Mike/Ensemble) at the Rev Theatre Company; The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Jehan/US Phoebus) at the Fulton Theatre; Grease (Kenickie) at Papermill Playhouse; White Christmas (Bob Wallace) at Arkansas Rep; Miss Saigon (Ensemble) at the Walnut Street Theatre; RENT (Steven/Ensemble) at 11th Hour Theatre Company; Sweeney Todd (Ensemble) at the Fulton Theatre; BFA, U of Arts. Thanks to Marc and The Mine! For Hannah!

Kate Fahrner

Lauren

Fulton: Una in Blackbird, Miss Casewell in Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, Jovie in Elf: The Musical. Broadway: Wicked (standby for Glinda). National Tours: Lincoln Center’s South Pacific, The Full Monty, Cats. Regional Favorites: Fun Home (Alison Bechdel), Evita (Evita), Disney’s Newsies (Katherine), Born Yesterday (Billie Dawn), Sam Mendez’s Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Miss Saigon (Ellen), Matilda (Miss Honey), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Christine Colgate), A Chorus Line (Maggie), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie), Annie (Lily St. Regis). Much love to Guthrie, Grady, and of course, Marc! www.katefahrner.com

Matt Farcher

Charlie Price

Matt is humbled to return for his 3rd Fulton Theater Production, after playing the Beast in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Jack Kelly in Disney’s Newsies. Matt was last seen in the Original Broadway Cast of Pretty Woman, The Musical. All my love to the Farcher Fam and my Belle, Lexi! Keep on keepin on Friends.

Byron Freeman

Simon Sr., Ensemble

Byron is a recent graduate of the BFA Musical Theater program at Pace University. In the past years, he has been cast as Al DeLuca in Pace’s production of A Chorus Line directed by Baayork Lee, Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar directed by Gina Rattan, and The Bus/The Dryer in Caroline, Or Change directed by Jeanine Tesori. Byron has also performed alongside well-known artists such as Michael John-LaChiusa, Warren Carlyle, Cynthia Erivo, Kenny Rogers, Darren Criss, Keala Settle, and Yolanda Adams. He would like to give a special thanks to his loving and very supportive family and friends.

Christian Giancaterino

Young Charlie Price

Christian is thrilled to return to the Fulton Theatre for his second show!  Other Fulton Theatre credits include Peter Pan (Lost Child, u/s Michael Darling).  Previous credits include Cinderella: A Musical Panto (Flea) at People’s Light and Theatre; Ragtime (u/s Little Boy Edgar) at the Arden Theatre; Willy Wonka (Candy Kid), Titanic, The Musical (Jack Thayer), Disney’s Beauty And The Beast (Chip), The Music Man Kids (Harold Hill) and Frozen Jr. (Kristoff) at SALT Performing Arts.  He would like to thank his family for their love and support and the Fulton Theatre for this amazing opportunity!

Darius Harper

Lola, Simon

A New Hampshire native, he attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in 2004. Following a stint at Tokyo Disney he would go on to join the union in 2009 with the Arkansas Repertory Theatre. Credits include: The Book of Mormon (Chicago), Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Miss Understanding), After Midnight (Host), and the Kinky Boots National Tour (Lola). Most recently he originated and starred Cirque du Soleil’ Volta (singer/emcee). Many thanks to my HAA fam! @dariusharius

Gillian Hassert

Ensemble, Milan Stage Manager, u/s Pat, u/s Trish

Gillian couldn’t be happier to return to her Fulton family! Previously at the Fulton: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Madame) and The Irish… and How They Got That Way. Earlier this season, Gillian made her Lincoln Center Debut as a soloist on the Women Warriors: The Voices of Change concert at Alice Tully Hall. Other favorites: Grease (Maine State Music Theatre); On the Town (Resonance Works); Fame: The Musical (National Tour); When she isn’t belting high notes, you can find Gillian cross stitching and embroidering. Forever grateful to Marc, Bob, Lynda, and her little bears. gillianhassert.com | @gillynotjam

Gabriel Hughes

u/s Young Charlie Price

Gabriel is the youngest son of Peter and Molly Hughes.  Currently he is a third grader at St. Leo the Great where he plays baseball and is known for his sense of humor, passion for Legos and acting in his school plays.  Gabriel loves to read, ride bikes with his brother Oliver, and play with his dogs Reuben and Amos.  Gabriel was previously at the Fulton as Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol and Gretna Theater’s production of Oliver!.

Randal Keith

Mr. Price

Randal is so excited to be back here at the Fulton. Last seen here in Evita, Randal is best known as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables 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, Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers, BAZ Star-Crossed Love, Cocktail Cabaret, and Marylin, the New Musical. Randal also performs in concert. His CD “Life Has Been Good To Me” is available on iTunes and CD Baby.

Warren Kelley

George

Warren just appeared as Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express here at The Fulton. His past Fulton productions include:  Sleuth, Woman in Black and The Foreigner. He is a veteran of more than 200 productions in regional theatres around the country: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Orlando Shakespeare, Riverside Theatre, Goodspeed, Walnut Street, and many more. His diverse credits include: To Kill a Mockingbird [Atticus], Spamalot [King Arthur], Inherit the Wind [Brady], The Merry Wives of Windsor [Master Ford], Oliver! [Fagin], Art [Yvan], and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike [Vanya].  Warren’s film and television work includes: Blue Bloods, Boardwalk Empire, The Blacklist, Law & Order: SVU, Birdman with Michael Keaton, and the The Loudest Voice with Russell Crowe.  www.warrenkelley.com

Jaden C. Kennett

Young Lola, Young Simon

Jaden is thrilled, and nervous, to be making his Fulton debut. In 2019, he was in The Servant of Two Masters at McCaskey. He was in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at Reynolds Middle School but has been acting in plays at home since kindergarten. He is in 9th grade at McCaskey, where he participates in theatre, marching band, concert band, cross-country, cheerleading, and track. Jaden thanks everyone at the Fulton for this opportunity and is thankful for the love and support from his family, friends, and theatre teacher, Mrs. Welch. When not on stage, he practices acting by creating drama while consuming as much Sprite as humanly possible.

Katherine Lindsley

Ensemble

Katherine is beyond excited to be making her Fulton Theatre debut with the cast of Kinky Boots! As a senior in high school, she plans to pursue a degree in musical theatre in the fall of 2020. Her favorite credits include Pirates of Penzance (Mabel) at Cavod Theatre, Seussical, The Musical (Mayzie) and Camelot (Swing) at Prather Productions. Much love and thanks to her family, mentors/teachers, and everyone at the Fulton for this opportunity!

Jackson Siegel

Factory Worker, Angel Cover 2

Jackson is ecstatic to be back and to be understudying some fierce queens! Recent credits include Gretna Theatre: Oliver! (Ensemble), Fulton Theatre: Evita (Ensemble), 42nd Street (Ensemble), Allenberry Playhouse: Anything Goes (Ensemble) and Gypsy (Tulsa). 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 his mother!

Abby C. Smith

Pat

Abby is thrilled to be making her Fulton Theatre debut in Kinky Boots! She has been seen on Broadway and, more recently, on Nickelodeon, as Mrs. Puff in The SpongeBob Musical. Favorite regional theater credits include A Gentleman’s Guide… at Mason Street Warehouse, Rocky Horror Show at Lyric Theater of Oklahoma, and Gypsy and Les Misèrables at Maine State Music Theater. TV credits include Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Orange is the New Black and Search Party. Many thanks to Marc Robin and my wonderful friends and family! @abbycsmith

Philip Stock

Angel

Philip is thrilled to step into these fabulous boots for a third time after being seen in the National Tour and Phoenix Theatre Company productions of Kinky Boots. Regional: Mark in A Chorus Line (Arts Center of Coastal Carolina), Billy in Anything Goes and Jester in Once Upon A Mattress (College Light Opera), David in Torch Song Trilogy (Human Race Theatre). Wright State University BFA Graduate: Prior in Angels In America: Millennium Approaches, Fyedka in Fiddler On The Roof, Hustler in HUSTLE (his original play). Special thank you to Hudson Artists Agency, Jourdan, family, friends, and mentors! www.philipstock.com

Travis Taylor

Richard Bailey, Ensemble

Travis is so happy to return to the Fulton Theatre, where he was last seen as Billy Flynn in Chicago. He is fresh off of the Phantom of the Opera U.S tour where he understudied the title role of the Phantom for 3 and half years. Big shout out to Chicago, IL where he did work with: Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Marriott Theatre, Paramount Theatre, and Porchlight Music Theatre. Special thanks to: the creative team of The Fulton, especially Marc, for making this possible!

Richard Lee Thomas

Factory Worker, Ensemble

Richard is thrilled to be making his Fulton debut in Kinky Boots. Favorite credits: Jack in Disney’s Newsies (EPAC), Albert in Bye Bye Birdie, Papageno in The Magic Flute (LBC), Rolf in The Sound of Music and Rutledge in 1776. Richard has performed as a juggler/actor/vocalist/pianist in multiple Hersheypark shows that include The Edzoocation Team and Screaming Mummies. This coming May, Richard will be graduating from Lancaster Bible College with a BFA in Musical Theatre and also Biblical studies. He would like to give a shout out to all of the friends and family that have supported him along the way, especially his Mom. SDG!

Matthew Varvar

Angel, Referee

Matthew is over the moon to be back at the Fulton. He was last seen in Evita and recently performed in The Who’s Tommy at The Kennedy Center. Other credits include – National Tours: Joseph…Dreamcoat (Benjamin), Elf: TheMusical, MM2 Modern Dance Company. Regional Theatre: Prince of Egypt, Matilda, Cinderella. He’s a proud member of Bloc Talent Agency and continues to send love, light, good energy and big thanks to the incredible humans that surround him. And remember, “Try to be safe, but always be amazing” – Clara Oswald @matthewvarvar

Ryan Williams

Don

Ryan recently finished playing the Pharaoh in the national tour of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Before that, he was living out his 80’s “Rock God” fantasies as Stacee Jaxx in Rock Of Ages and Commander Kashoggi in We Will Rock You. Other New York and Broadway Touring credits include: Les Misérables (Enjolras, Jean Prouvaire), Grease (Kenickie, Danny), Evil Dead: The Musical (original Off Broadway Cast). Regional: Matilda (Mr. Wormwood), The Full Monty (Jerry Lukowski), Bye Bye Birdie (Conrad Birdie). On television, Ryan can be seen playing a multitude of “bad boys” on such shows as: All My Children (ABC), Guiding Light (CBS), I’d Kill For You (ID), Snapped: Killer Couples (Oxygen), and The Perfect Murder (ID).