Meet the Cast of Pinocchio!
Previous Fulton shows: Chicago, A Christmas Carol, The Wizard of Oz, The Producers, A Chorus Line, Joseph…Dreamcoat, Miss Saigon, Hello, Dolly!, A Christmas Carol, Cinderella, Snow White. Other Credits: Walnut Street Theatre, Old Globe Theatre, Westchester Broadway Theatre, Gateway Playhouse, Prince Music Theatre, Maine State Music Theatre, Theatre Under The Stars, Beef & Boards, Act 2 Playhouse, Cats National Tour (Troika Entertainment). TV/Print: Harrah’s Philadelphia, US Open. Joey is the General Manager of The Summer Club, a 17-piece Big Band. He also serves as The Fulton Theatre’s Associate Casting Director and Entertainment Coordinator. Thank you for supporting Live Theatre! For Jeff, Piper, and Jackson!
Will Stephan Connell
Will Stephan Connell is thrilled to be joining the cast of Pinocchio here at the Fulton! Recent credits include Houdini in Ragtime, Laurie in Little Women, and Bobby C in Saturday Night Fever! He has appeared on many stages in the Philadelphia and New Jersey areas, including the Walnut Street Theatre, Bristol Riverside Theatre, Eagle Theatre, and more. He has also recently performed as Frankie Valli in the tribute concert, Oh, What a Night! at Interlakes Theatre. Many thanks to everyone at the Fulton for making this such a fantastic first experience here! Proudly represented by ATB Talent. willsconnell.com
Samantha Hewes Cramer
Kitty, Boy, Dance Captain
Samantha Hewes Cramer is thrilled to be back! Performing Credits: Rita in White Christmas, Velma in West Side Story, Gertie in Oklahoma!, Lorraine in 42nd Street, June in Chicago (Fulton Theatre), Sarah Kines in Seven Brides…(Maine State Music Theater), Ensemble in High School Musical and HSM 2 (Theater of the Stars), Jennyanydots in Cats (Beef and Boards and Prather Productions). Choreography credits: Footloose and Gypsy (Fulton Theatre), Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Mary Poppins, Anything Goes, West Side Story, and Crazy for You (Prather Productions). Samantha directs Reynolds Middle School’s spring musical and teaches dance at Rage Box Dance Center and ﬁtness at Bull Ridge Fitness. Thank you Marc and the Fulton for this opportunity. Insta @shewescramer & @cre8ting_character_
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), A Christmas Carol (Scrooge), 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), Lend Me A Tenor (Tito Marelli), and many more. 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 Gretchen who makes every day brighter and better, and for Steven, Cooper, Zachary, and Madelyn, who are my everything.
Stromboli, Mysterious Man
Andrew Kindig is always thrilled to be performing in the Family Series. Most recently, he had the privilege of directing A Christmas Carol for the Fulton this past December. Family Series Credits include: The Mouse King (The Nutcracker), The Mouse King (‘Twas the Night Before Christmas), Flat Stanley (The Adventures of Flat Stanley), Sienna (Sleeping Beauty), The White Rabbit (Alice in Wonderland), Jacob Marley (A Christmas Carol), The Wicked Stepmother (Cinderella), BoBell (The Little Mermaid), Maxwell (Beauty and the Beast). Much love to my two super fans, A and C, and to the Blue Fairy for all the magic you bring.
Mrs. Geppetto, Blue Fairy
Favorite Fulton Credits; Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins, Mollie in Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, Vera Claythorne in Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None, Babette in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Glinda in The Wizard of Oz, Dead Mum in Billy Elliot, The Musical, Meg in The Little Women, Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!, 42nd Street, A Sister Act, Sweeney Todd and played many zany roles in Family series shows. Thanks to Marc, Randal and Joey for this opportunity to perform with her husband and best friend Andy. She dedicates every show with joy for her favorite audience members, A &C!
Cody D. Smith
Previously at the Fulton: Brigadoon, Hello Dolly!, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, A Chorus Line, Joseph…Dreamcoat, Disney’s Newsies, Guys and Dolls (Choreographer). TYA productions: The Little Mermaid, Anne of Green Gables, Shrek, The Musical, Big, The Musical (Choreographer), Aladdin (Director). Elsewhere: the Radio City Christmas Spectacular (17 years). Cody directs and choreographs locally. He is the director of the Hempfield Dance Theatre program. He has also directed and choreographed numerous shows for EPAC and the Hempfield Music program.
Stephaniejo Wise has been seen in numerous Family Series productions at the Fulton Theatre. Favorites include A Christmas Carol, The 3 Little Pigs, The Nutcracker, James and the Giant Peach, Alice in Wonderland, Pinkalicious, Sleeping Beauty, and Princess and the Pea. She has also performed in several Mainstage Fulton shows as well as throughout the region in the many theatre and music venues this thriving arts community has to offer. StephJo is proud to serve as Fulton Theatre’s Director of Community Engagement.