Meet the Cast of The Sound of Music
MEGAN NICOLE ARNOLDY
(Sister Margaretta / Ensemble / u/s Elsa Schraeder)
Megan is thrilled to be back at the Fulton after spending the holidays here in Cinderella! Fulton: Mamma Mia! (Tanya) Las Vegas: Jersey Boys (Lorraine). National Tour: The Drowsy Chaperone. Regional: The Walnut Street Theatre. Ogunquit Playhouse. Ahmanson Theatre. Tuacahn Center for the Arts. Marriott Theatre. Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Sacramento Music Circus. Pittsburgh CLO. BFA Musical Theatre – Penn State. Immensely grateful to Marc and Joey! For Grace and Matthew.
(Ensemble, Postulant feature, u/s Leisl
Delaney is thrilled to return to the Fulton stage after previously appearing in Mamma Mia! Last summer, she was featured in Gretna Theatre’s Kids Series playing the title role in Llama Llama Red Pajama as well as in The Three Little Pigs and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Other regional credits include The Music Man (Zaneeta) with Servant Stage and The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (Lucy) with Reverie Actors Company. Delaney is in her junior year at LBC where she is pursuing the BFA in musical theatre, and she is a 2022 NATS Musical Theatre Competition national finalist. Many thanks to Marc and Joey for this opportunity and to her family and friends for their love and support. SDG
(Admiral von Schreiber, u/s Captain von Trapp)
Robert is beyond grateful for the opportunity to return to the Fulton in this beautiful production. Past Fulton credits include Mamma Mia!, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Newsies, and Big the Musical (TYA). Other regional credits include Amazing Grace (Capt. Newton), Jekyll and Hyde (Sir Danvers), Freud’s Last Session (Freud), Evita (Perón), and Titanic (Ismay). Robert is Director of Choral Studies at Lancaster Bible College and founding director of The Trust Performing Arts Center. He holds degrees from University of Miami, the Eastman School of Music, and University of Washington. Robert and his wife, pianist Kendra Bigley, have three amazing children and two awesome children-in-law. SDG
(Ensemble / u/s Rolf / Dance Captain)
Jonathan is ecstatic to return to Lancaster for the Fulton’s Sound of Music! He’s a graduate of The University of Alabama, and is from Huntsville, AL. Recent credits include: Ensemble, Cinderella (Fulton), Angel, Kinky Boots (Fulton), Ensemble, Peter Pan (Fulton), Ensemble/Scarecrow u/s, Wizard of Oz (Maine State Music Theatre), Ensemble/Cornelius u/s, Hello Dolly (MSMT), Ensemble/Waiter, 42nd Street (Bucks County Playhouse), Race, Newsies (Red Mountain), Riff, West Side Story (The Prizery). Jonathan would like to thank everyone at the Fulton, his friends, and his family for being so supportive and loving! @jonathanabryant
A sixth grader at Ss. Colman-John Neumann School in Bryn Mawr, PA, Charlie is thrilled to make his Fulton debut! Charlie has been seen previously at Villanova University in Merrily We Roll Along (Frank Jr.), and at The Media Theatre in Matilda (Tommy), Beauty and the Beast (Chip), The Wizard of Oz (Niko), and Carousel. He studies voice with Denise Rose, Ronnie Keller, and dances at Twirl Performing Arts in Newtown Square, PA. Charlie works with Cynthia Gibb and is a student at the Triple Threat Academy in Westport, CT. A special thanks to all of his teachers, family, and friends for their continued support.
(Baroness Elberfeld / Nun / Ensemble)
Susan is beyond thrilled to return home to her Fulton family, having previously been here in Murder on the Orient Express, Veronica’s Room, White Christmas. Mary Poppins, Gaslight. BROADWAY: The Rose Tattoo, The Graduate, Crazy He Calls Me, Me and My Girl, Evita, On the Twentieth Century and Allegro and Lady in the Dark for ENCORES! NATL TOURS: Fiddler on the roof, Hairspray. 42nd Street, La Cage Aux Folles, Me and My Girl, Can Can. REGIONAL: over 50 productions. FILM AND TV: Madame Secretary, Search Party, Elementary, Person of Interest, Law & Order (2 episodes), Hi Honey I’m Home (series regular),The Sopranos, Tavern on Jane, The Astronaut’s Wife, All my Children and Follies and A Sondheim Celebration for PBS. Eternal love and thanks to Marc Robin.
Daniella is beyond grateful to be back at The Fulton, having recently appeared as the evil (yet fabulous) Stepmother in Cinderella. National Tours: The Phantom of the Opera (Swing, Madame Giry u/s), The Sound of Music (Swing, Mother Abbess & Elsa u/s). Regional (selected): Man of La Mancha (Aldonza; Montana Shakespeare), Les Miserables (Fantine; NSMT), I Do! I Do! (Agnes; Infinity Theatre), Showboat (Julie LaVerne; Asolo REP), Spamalot! (Lady of the Lake; MSMT/Fulton Theatre), Hello, Dolly! (Irene Molloy; Fulton Theatre/Maltz Jupiter), A Little Night Music (Mrs. Anderssen; Indiana REP). Daniella resides in McKinney, TX with her loving husband Franklin Navarro and their sweet beagle Charlie and works full time as a voice over artist in her custom-built home studio. Website: www.danielladalli.com @danielladalli. she/her
ABBY J. DUPLER
(Nun/Ensemble / u/s Frau Schmidt)
Abby is thrilled to be making her Fulton debut. Recent credits include Nurse-Shakespeare in Love-Creative Pursuits, Alice Beineke-Addams Family-Creative Pursuits, Gemma Stone-Great Diamond Heist-Strasburg Railroad. When Abby is not on stage she works as certified Personal Trainer and Les Mills BodyCombat and Boxing & Barbells instructor at Lititz RecCenter. Much love to Jay, Lily, and Jadyn.
(Ursula / Ensemble / 2nd u/s Maria)
Amber is thrilled to be making her Fulton debut! Amber was last seen on the Lancaster stage as Marian Paroo in The Music Man (Servant Stage). Other credits include Philia (A Funny Thing… Forum), Hope (Anything Goes!), and Sarah (The Civil War). Amber holds a BM in vocal performance and has performed as a jazz vocalist on various stages including ones abroad in the Czech Republic. James 1:17. Much love to Alex, Mom, and Dad. For Nick Thomas. @amberaemerson
(u/s Louisa, u/s Brigitta)
Paige is thrilled to be back at the Fulton. Prior appearances include The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan. While waiting for live theater to restart, Paige was able to try her hand at film and TV acting. You may have even seen her recently on the billboard near Clipper stadium. She made her return to live theater in Creative Pursuit’s production of The Addams Family.
Silas is thrilled to be making his stage debut with the Fulton Theatre’s production of The Sound of Music. He is so excited to join the cast of the show. A Lancaster County native and a 6th grader at Eshleman Elementary School, Silas loves to play the violin and piano. Silas would like to thank his family, his friends, and the Fulton Theatre for this opportunity!
Carly is thrilled to be making her Fulton Theater debut! Favorite credits: Matilda (Matilda); Miracle Worker (Helen Keller); Music Man (Amaryllis). Carly would like to thank her family for their endless love and support, her voice teacher Joanne Abrom, and the production team for this incredible opportunity. Jer. 29:11
(Nun / Ensemble)
Lily is thrilled to return to the Fulton stage once again! Lily is finishing her senior year at the Stone Independent School and is looking forward to starting her freshman year at Skidmore College. Credits are, Fulton Theater, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. Camp Broadway, Carnegie Hall New York Pops Gala. EPAC,Willy Wonka Jr, Frozen Jr, Young Artist Cabaret. Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Wish a Christmas Musical. Thanks to Encore Dance Center and Jenifer Lobo and special thanks to Mom, Dad, William, Marlow, Sophie and Gralyn, you all are my biggest supporters! This is for you Aunt Beth. she/her
Blake is excited to be back at The Fulton after appearing here as Lionel in Cinderella. Broadway: Living on Love, First Date, Sister Act, Elf, Billy Elliot, The Lion King, Hairspray, The Music Man, Kiss Me Kate, On The Town. Off-Broadway: When Pigs Fly, Carnival, Do Re Mi (Encores). National Tours: Hello Dolly, Something Rotten, Cinderella, The Addams Family, Joseph…Dreamcoat. Some favorite Regional include: The Producers (Joseph Jefferson Nomination), At Wit’s End (Carbonell and Chicago After Dark Awards, Joseph Jefferson Nomination), When Pigs Fly (LA Drama Critic’s Award) and Grumpy Old Men (US Premiere). Numerous Film and TV credits including award winning web series-Then We Got Help (Indy Soap Award). Thanks to Marc Robin for the continued collaboration and thanks to you all for supporting the Arts!!!
(Franz / u/s Max)
Randal is so excited to be back at the Fulton. Randal has toured as the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, Jean Valjean in Les Miserables for nine years on tour, Broadway and internationally, has Headlined many shows in Las Vegas but the Fulton is still his favorite Theatre to perform. Thank you Marc for inviting me back.
Broadway/NYC: Les Misérables: 25th Anniversary, Zandra in Jerry Springer: the Opera (New Group), Plain and Fancy (York). Tours: Mrs. Gloop in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Dolly Levi u/s in Hello,Dolly!, Madame Thenardier u/s in Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music (Asia). Regional: Madame in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Paper Mill, LaJolla, Cast Recording), Nettie Fowler in Carousel (Riverside), Shawntel/Eve in Jerry Springer: the Opera (New Stage), Mrs. Lovett u/s in Sweeney Todd (Geva), Sister Sophia in The Sound of Music (MUNY), Sister Berthe In The Sound of Music (Fulton/Maltz Jupiter), Yeston’s Phantom (Fulton). @BethKirkp Love and thanks to family and friends! she/her
KELLY J MAZZELLA
Kelly is originally from Pennsylvania. She’s happy to be living here in Lancaster as she makes her debut at the Fulton this season. Kelly received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from the Boston Conservatory. She was seen traveling this passed holiday season with Piercing Word. She’s thrilled to be part of this classic show. Kelly has immense gratitude for her mother and father and her husband Justin for their vast love and support. she/her
Jack is so excited to return to the Fulton after recently appearing as Christian Bechdel in Fun Home! Past credits include: Jack/Peter (Finding Neverland National Tour, Prather/Apex Touring), Young Jesus (JESUS, Sight & Sound Theaters), and roles at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater including Chip (Beauty & the Beast), Nayib/Young Emilio (On Your Feet), Michael Hobbs (Elf the Musical), Charlie Winslow (Holiday Inn), and Tiny Tim (A Christmas Carol). Jack has also performed with Servant Stage, EPAC, MPACT, and Creative Pursuits Studio. Jack studies voice with Reji Woods and dance with Amy Meehan. He thanks Joey, Marc, and the Fulton for this opportunity and his family for their support. ◆ Isaiah 25:1 ◆ Instagram @jackryanpacker ◆ For Nona.
(Elberfeld / u/s Franz)
Brian is so honored to be a part of this show and so grateful to Marc and the Fulton staff for this opportunity! Brian was previously seen on the mainstage in Billy Elliot and Cinderella. He dedicates this show to his grandfather, Harold, a member of the “greatest generation” who fought in WW2 and was decorated for bravery. The remainder of this bio is dedicated to victims of the holocaust. If we had a minute of silence for every life lost… we would be silent for eleven and a half years. www.ushmm.org
Austin is excited to be back at The Fulton for The Sound of Music! Austin is a recent graduate of The University of Alabama with a degree in Musical Theatre. Regional credits include Fulton Theatre (Cinderella), Williamstown Theatre Festival (Alien/Nation), and Tent Theatre (Grease, Catch Me if You Can). Austin has also served as the Executive Performance Intern for the Broadway Dreams Foundation for 6 years and thanks his friends, family, and mentors for all the love & support. The Link Program. @austinphillips. he/him
(Herr Zeller / Ensemble)
Jay is excited to be returning to the Fulton Theatre! Jay holds degrees in Music Business/Vocal Performance from Lee University. Masterclasses include those with B’way pros Stephen Schwartz, Jason Robert Brown, Shoshana Bean, and more. Broadway: Rocktopia (Vocalist / New York Contemporary Choir, Dir.) Regional: JC Superstar (Jesus), The Rocky Horror Show (Dr. FrankNFurter), Chess (Freddie Trumper), Cabaret (The Emcee), The Maltese Falcon (Sam Spade, Eastern U.S. Premier), Moses (Moses, World Premier, Sight & Sound Theatre). Tour: Forever Young: Your Life, Your Music (Self). Representation: Josh Sassanella, Ann Steele Agency (NYC). www.JayPoff.com. All my love to Megan and the boys.
(Ensemble / u/s Herr Zeller)
Aaron is so grateful to return to The Fulton Theatre Stage. Fulton credits: Ensemble/U/S King Maximillian in Cinderella, MLK Jr. in Snow White, and U/S Mitch Mahoney in Spelling Bee. Other Regional Credits include: Lo in Grumpy Old Men, and Beauty And The Beast at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Benny Southstreet in Guys And Dolls, Chef Louis in The Little Mermaid and El Gallo in The Fantasticks. Aaron was also featured in Jonah and Miracle Of Christmas at Sight and Sound Theatres! Without the faithfulness of God none of this would be possible for Aaron. He is so grateful to the Fulton Theatre for another full circle moment in his career. Special thanks to his Mother, Sister, Family and best friends for their never ending love and support. IG : ImAaronPottenger Agency: HKA
Taylor is over the moon to make her Fulton Theatre debut. Credits: Anastasia Broadway National Tour (u/s Anya, Young Anastasia), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie Dillmount, Goodspeed Opera House), Oklahoma! (Laurey Williams/Dream Laurey, Ogunquit Playhouse), Hairspray (Penny Lou Pingleton, Maltz Jupiter Theatre), Grand Hotel (Flaemmchen, Lyric Stage), Sister Act (Mary Robert U/S, Arkansas Repertory Theatre), A Christmas Carol! (Emily U/S, Arkansas Repertory Theatre), Jekyll and Hyde (Emma Carew, Onstage Bedford), The Sound of Music (Liesl von Trapp, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre), Jesus Christ Superstar, Spamalot (Casa Mañana), and Catch Me If You Can (Uptown Players). Film: God’s Not Dead 2. Distinguished Young Woman of Arkansas 2012. TCU alum. Much love to my family and DGRW. Rejoice Always. @taylorlquick
(Captain Georg von Trapp)
Will is thrilled to be back at the Fulton Theatre where he was last seen as Samuel Ratchett in Murder on the Orient Express. Other Fulton favorites include: Miss Saigon (Chris), Les Misérables (Ejolras), and Wizard of Oz (Tin Man). Broadway/National Tours: Les Miserables (Jean Valjean U/S) Finding Neverland (J. M. Barrie), Little House on the Prairie (Almanzo Wilder U/S), Disney on Classic (Featured Soloist). Will has also been a featured soloist with orchestras around the world including the Tokyo Philharmonic, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and the Cincinnati Pops. Forever grateful to my friends and family, especially his better half, B! Graduate of University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservative of Music. Will-Ray.com
(Sister Berthe / 2nd u/s The Mother Abbess)
Rebecca is thrilled to be returning to the Fulton after almost 20 years! Broadway: A Tale of Two Cities, The Phantom of The Opera, also the North America Tour of The Phantom of The Opera frequently playing Carlotta. Off-Broadway: My Fair Lady (NY Philharmonic), The Pajama Game, Fiorello, Fanny, Music in the Air, The New Moon (Encores!), The Music Teacher (The New Group). Regional favorites: The Little Mermaid (Ursula), Legally Blonde (Paulette), Souvenir (Florence Foster Jenkins), Mary Poppins (Mrs. Banks). Special thanks to Joey, Marc, and everyone at the Fulton. Proud West Virginia gal and 13-year cancer survivor. Check out my history podcast at HistoricallySpeakingPodcast.com or find me at RebeccaRobbins.com or @rebrobbins.
Penny is 6 years old and is thrilled to be playing the part of Gretl! This is Penny’s first professional production. Penny loves to perform and often entertains her family singing and dancing at home. Some of her favorite things include building forts, swimming, climbing trees, Legos, drawing, and playing with her cat Lily. Her mom, dad, and sisters are so proud of her!
Stella is very excited to be part of this production! She is 9 years old and this is her first professional theatre experience. She has also done national commercial ads for Pergo Flooring and KitchenAid. Stella loves swimming, basketball, cooking, and building Legos! She’s also happy to be the understudy for Marta since her mom played the part at the Fulton 30 years ago! Thanks to everyone who has inspired her love for musical theatre!
(Baroness Elsa Schraeder)
Katie is grateful to be a part of one of her favorite shows, The Sound of Music. To revisit this show with the humans assembled here, under the leadership of Marc Robin is a gift. Some of her Favorite Fulton credits include: Fun Home (Helen), Billy Elliot (Dead Mum) Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins), Agatha Christie’s The Mouse Trap (Mollie), Agatha Christies And Then There Were None (Vera Claythorne)The Wizard of Oz (Glinda) Beauty and the Beast (Babette), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! (Truly Scrumptious) many zany characters in The Family series shows. Other recent credits include Carousel (Julie) Reading Pops Symphony, The Wizard of Oz (Wicked Witch) MSMT, and I Love You, You’re Perfect Now Change at Gretna Theater. She is thankful to Marc and Joey for this opportunity, YOU for supporting live theater, and most of all her Ak’s, and CK who make every day an adventure.
Hanley is overjoyed to return to The Fulton with such lovely folks. Previously at The Fulton: Les Misérables, Venus in Fur, Murder on the Orient Express. Other favorites include: The Last Five Years (Syracuse Stage, directed by Jason Alexander); She Loves Me and The 39 Steps (Gretna Theatre); A Christmas Carol (Denver Center); and The Glass Menagerie (Pioneer Theatre). Hanley is also a proud member of the folk trio, A Band Called Honalee; an educational coordinator for the arts non-profit, R.Evolución Latina; and a producer/company member of the comedy troupe, A Drinking Game NYC. BA: Davidson College. So much love and gratitude to William, my family, Marc, Ben, Joey, and everyone at The Fulton. she/her
Ariana is thrilled to be back on the Fulton stage, where she last appeared in A Christmas Story and The Wizard of Oz! Her favorite credits include: Elf The Musical (Ensemble) with Keystone Theatrics, Annie (U/S Annie) and Descendants The Musical (Audrey) at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, and Tapcracker (Mouse/Mime) with The Lady Hoofers at Suzanne Roberts Theatre. Ariana dances in the Ballet Conservatory at Dance Revelation and receives tap and jazz training from Kelly Strange. She also studies voice with Joanne Abrom who always encourages Ariana to believe in herself. She thanks everyone at the Fulton including the cast for this wonderful opportunity!
Lucy is delighted to be making her debut at the Fulton Theatre. Previously, she has appeared in the Hershey Area Playhouse productions of A Miracle On 34th Street and A Christmas Carol. In addition to regularly attending classes at the Fulton and Harrisburg’s Gamut Theatre, she studies piano, guitar and voice under Lancaster’s Kelly Buchanan. Lucy is a 7th grade student at Hershey Middle School where she plays cello in the orchestra. In her spare time, Lucy loves to play video games, take dance classes, craft and talk to her friends. Lucy would like to thank her parents, Joy and Mike Trout for letting her follow her musical dreams.
SOPHIA GIAGNOCAVO WANG
This is Sophia’s first time with the Fulton. She has taken Fulton Academy acting classes for several years. Sophia loves singing music, books and all things creative. She is in 2nd grade at Montessori of Lancaster.
(Ensemble, u/s Maria)
Lancaster native, delighted to return to the Fulton Theatre! National Tours: The Sound of Music (Maria Rainer), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (u/s Belle). Regional Favorites: Carousel (Carrie Pipperidge), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Ariel), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Brigadoon (u/s Fiona), Oliver! (Bet). Jill-Christine was last seen on the Fulton stage, 11 years ago in The Sound of Music. Talk about full circle! Lots of love to my wonderful family, Dan and Lillie, GBM Management, Fulton Theatre, and you, yes you! – Thank you for supporting live theatre! IG @jilljcw This one’s for the dreamers! she/her
Noah is thrilled to make his way back to the Fulton Theatre stage. He is a freshman at Ephrata Senior High School. His recent credits include Ephrata Performing Arts Center Les Miserables Youth (Ensemble), Ephrata Performing Arts Center Matilda (Nigel), Fulton Theatre Peter Pan (Michael Darling) and Gretna Theatre Oliver! (Charley Bates). Noah is an avid archer and plays trombone for the EHS Marching Band. Noah would like to thank his family and friends for always being supportive of his endeavors and a special thank you to the Fulton Theatre for allowing him to grace their stage again! he/him