2012 Cape Playhouse Main Stage Season
jul 23 - aug 04
D. B. BONDS (Emmett Forrest) Broadway and national tours: Legally Blonde (Emmett), Dirty RottenScoundrels (Freddy),
Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, The Scarlet Pimpernel. Off-Broadway: The Last Five Years, Make Me a Song: The
Music of William Finn (cast recording). Regional: The Signature Theatre: Sunset Boulevard (Joe Gillis), and The Visit (Young
Anton). Goodspeed Opera House: City of Angels (Stine). Weston Playhouse: Urinetown (Bobby).
KELLY FELTHOUS (Elle Woods) is excited to step back into some Pink high heels having previously played
Elle in Legally Blonde at NSMT and Westchester Broadway Theatre. Kelly just returned from playing Val in
A Chorus Line at Maine State Music Theater and recently originated the role of Eva in the world premiere
of Bring it On. National Tours/ Off-Broadway: Marty/Grease, Mayzie/Seussical (cast recording), Ruby/Max
and Ruby, and The Sound of Music. New York/Regional: Gloria/Boeing Boeing (Hartford Stage), Serena
Katz/ Fame (Macau International Music Festival). Kathy Seldon/ Singing in the Rain (NSMT), Jane
Eyre (American Premiere), Caroline/Trip of Love (World Premiere), June/Gypsy (Sacramento Music Circus),
Little Sally/Urine-town, Anybodys/ West Side Story and Ruby/Dames at Sea. Omigod you guys! So honored
to have this opportunity! Snaps to the cast, crew, and creative team, Henderson Hogan, Jeff, Charns and
Mommy! Proud blonde, NYU alum and AEA member.
JOHN SCHERER (Professor Callahan) has appeared on Broadway in Lovemusik (directed by the legendary Harold Prince), Andrew
Lloyd Webber's By Jeeves (directed by Sir Alan Ayckbourn), Sunset Boulevard, The Most Happy Fella (NYC Opera) and the Actors
Fund benefit of Funny Girl. He recreated his role as Bertie Wooster in the film version of “By Jeeves”. He was also in the original
cast of Harold Prince's 3HREE at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Off Broadway credits include Olympus on my Mind,
Dames at Sea, Preppies and June B. Jones. Other New York credits include Out of this World at City Center, NYC Opera's
Cinderella and A Tribute to Comden and Green at Carnegie Hall. He has toured nationally in 42nd Street, Cats, Mame, and Hello
Dolly. He won critical acclaim and the Connecticut Circle Critics Award for his performance as George M at the Goodspeed
Opera House. He has appeared in leading roles in regional theaters across the country. On television he has appeared on
“Crossing Jordan”, “The Shield”, “Law and Order” (all three series), “Titus” and “Guiding Light”. He is thrilled to return to the
Cape Playhouse where he has appeared in Unnecessary Farce, Boeing Boeing, Moon Over Buffalo, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The
World Goes Round, My One and Only, 42nd Street, and Dames at Sea.
KIRSTEN WYATT (Paulette Buonofuonte) is happy to be making her Cape Playhouse debut! Most recently, Kirsten portrayed
Agnes Gooch in the Goodspeed Opera House’s production of Mame for which she won a Connecticut Critics Circle Award. On
Broadway she has been seen in Elf, Shrek, Grease (Frenchy, 2007 revival), High Fidelity (Anna), The Pajama Game (Poopsie),
Urinetown (Little Becky Two Shoes), and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, (Lucy/Sally standby). TV credits include “Naked
Brothers Band,” “ATWT,” “AMC.” Love to Sean, her awesome husband.
FRANKIE (Bruiser) Frankie was rescued by his guardian/trainer William Berloni in 2008 from the Meriden Humane Society in
Meriden, CT for the National touring company of Legally Blonde. He has been touring for the last four years in the starring role
of “Bruiser”. Frankie holds the records for doing more performances of Legally Blonde than any human or canine actor.
He is an example of how rescue dogs can be stars.
CHLOE (Rufus) Chloe was adopted from Bulldogs Rescue of Connecticut in 2006, by her trainer/guardian William Berloni.
She originated the role of “Rufus” on Broadway Legally Blonde. Chloe holds the record of being the only actor to have never
missed a performance in the Broadway run. She tries to educate people that Bulldogs need lots of care
and may not be right for everybody.
GWEN HOLLANDER (Margot) is happy to be back at the Cape Playhouse after appearing as Rusty in last summer's production of
Footloose (followed by its remounting at North Shore Music Theatre). Some favorite credits include: Broadway/Tour of Little
Women (Amy, Carbonell Award), National Tour of 101 Dalmatians, directed by Jerry Zaks (Perdita), Les Miserables (Eponine,
Carbonell Award), Avenue Q (Kate Monster/Lucy T. Slut), 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Olive), Legally Blonde
(Margot), Urinetown (Hope), Great American Trailer Park Musical (Pickles), Beauty and the Beast (Belle), the premiere of See
Rock City and Other Destinations at Barrington Stage, and a recent reading of the Broadway bound new musical Ever After,
directed by Kathleen Marshall. TV/Web: “From Earth to the Moon” (Tom Hanks, HBO), Nickelodeon’s “The Mystery Files of
Shelby Woo,” and the webseries “Acting School Academy.”
ELISE KINNON (Brooke Wyndham) is thrilled to have her Cape Playhouse debut in Legally Blonde. Most recent credits include:
Anytime Annie in 42nd Street. (Engeman Theater); Rita in White Christmas (TUTS); Dottie/Dance Captain in Show Boat
(Goodspeed Opera House) and Patsy in Crazy For You (Maltz Jupiter Theater). Much love and appreciation goes to her
supportive husband Justin and her family and friends. www.elisekinnon.com.
KATE LOPREST (Vivienne Kensington) is thrilled to, once again, go brunette for Blonde after playing Vivienne at NSMT this past
fall. Broadway: Wonderland; Hairspray (Amber); Xanadu; Drowsy Chaperone. Tours: Wicked Chicago (Glinda/Nessarose u/s);
Little House on the Prairie (Nellie Oleson). TV/Film: “Boardwalk Empire”, “Running Wilde”, “All My Children”, Made For Each
Other. For wonderful friends and family, CGF Talent, and G. GO BLUE!
CHELSEA LOVETT (Serena) is totes excited to be working at the Cape Playhouse! O.M.G. ! Some of her favorite regional roles
include: Rent (Maureen) at Surflight Theatre; Hair (Sheila) at Weathervane Playhouse; Buddy Holly: The Musical (Maria Elena) at
Merry-Go-Round Playhouse; Les Miserables (Cosette) at Seaside Music Theatre; Children of Eden (Eve) at CPCC. She recently
appeared on TBS in “Are We There Yet?” She is a BFA Musical Theater graduate from Florida State University.
Always for G. F. & F’s.
GILLIAN MUNSAYAC (Pilar) is thrilled to be joining the cast of Legally Blonde at Cape Playhouse! Regional credits: FOH - Miss
Saigon (Yvette), WBT - Legally Blonde (Pilar), MGR - A Chorus Line (Connie), High School Musical, No, No Nanette. NY credits:
Cabaret (Frenchie), Bye Bye Birdie (Alice), Tommy (Sally), Cheerwars. Many thanks to the cast and crew, Bloc, family and friends.
DAVID PERLOW (Warner Huntington III) is thrilled to be on beautiful Cape Cod, making his Cape Playhouse debut.
Broadway: La Cage Aux Folles (2010). Regional include: La Jolla Playhouse, Long Wharf Theater, North Shore Music Theater.
David just got home from a long run as Fiyero in the Broadway National Tour of Wicked.
Love and gratitude to his family, as always.
MARISSA ROSEN (Enid Hoopes) Marissa is thrilled to be returning to the Cape! Last summer she was seen as Wendy Jo in
Footloose. Favorite credits include: Maria Pinnunziato in My Big Gay Italian Wedding, Jawbreaker the Musical, Tony & Tina’s
Wedding, Footloose, Bare, Shout!, Smokey Joe’s Café, Beware Bernadette, Urinetown, Grease, You Can’t Take it With You, Gypsy,
and Into the Woods to name a few. Marissa originated the role of The Secondary Princess in the premiere of Disenchanted:
Bitches of the Kingdom. Marissa holds a BFA in Musical Theater from NSU. Thanks to Evans, Eric, Mark, Shea, Team Boals, and
my friends and family who give me strength. Tweet me! www.twitter.com/themarissarosen
RYAN WILLIAMS (Winthrop/Dewey/Kyle) was last seen Off Broadway as a "rubber faced" Soothsayer in the Sphinx Winx and as a
boorish severed hand in the "slash" hit Evil Dead The Musical. National Tour: Les Miserables (Enjolras u/s), Grease! (Danny &
Kenickie) Regional: The Full Monty (Jerry Lukowski), Joseph... Dreamcoat (Pharaoh), Bye Bye Birdie (Conrad Birdie), Romance
Romance (Alfred). TV: "All My Children", "Guiding Light". A graduate of Shenandoah University. Thanks to my incredibly
supportive parents. All my love to Kristin.
NICOLE BROOKE BRANCUCCI (Delta Nu/ Chutney) is tickled pink to be making her Cape Playhouse debut in Legally Blonde, a
show very dear to her heart! She was most recently seen playing the role of Kate/Chutney/Ensemble in the Legally Blonde
National Tour and at the Ogunquit Playhouse! Other Tour: Fiddler on the Roof (Chava). New York: Tess: A New Rock Opera
(Retty). Regional: High School Musical (Gabriella Montez), Showboat (Kim Ravenal), Hairspray (Tammy), All Shook Up (Featured
Dancer), RENT, Les Miserables, among others. A huge thank you to everyone at the Cape Playhouse for this wonderful
opportunity, and many "Snaps" to her family and friends for being the best support system in the world! A special thanks to my
one and only Robert <3 Proud member of AEA!
SARA DOBBS (Delta Nu/D.A. Joyce Riley) is thrilled to be making her debut at the Cape Playhouse this season! Sara’s favorite
roles include - Broadway & West End: West Side Story (Anybodys); Regional: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Sarah), How to
Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Rosemary Pilkington), Gypsy (Agnes); New York City: Romeo and Juliet (Juliet),
Othello (Desdemona), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia). Thanks to Mom, Jared, and B.B. for all their love and support!
TAUREAN EVERETT (Nikos) is like, totes tickled pink about his Legally Blonde/Cape Playhouse debut! Credits: Nat’l Tour: Guys
and Dolls (Havana Specialty). Regional: Damn Yankees (Paper Mill Playhouse), Curtains (Paper Mill Playhouse), Peter Pan (Paper
Mill Playhouse/Cathy Rigby is...), The Little Mermaid (Workshop for Holland Production), Tarzan (Theater of the Stars
Workshop), Plato/ Macavity in CATS (Music Theater of Wichita), Hairspray (MTW), A Chorus Line (MTW). Thank you to the full
LB Creative Team, Shea, The Mine, 4D and the Girls, F&F. Let's belt!
DUSTIN HARDER (Dog Handler/Dad/Lowell/TV Reporter) Dustin is excited to join the Cape Playhouse for this production. An
actor first, Dustin has been grateful to combine his passion for theatre into working with rescued dogs trained for the stage by
Tony Award Recipient Bill Berloni. Previous credits include: Legally Blonde, Evita, Tommy, Stepford Wives: The Musical, Annie
(Nat'l Tour) and Jeffrey. Special thanks to Frankie, Chloe, Nigel, Snickers, Roxie, Dusty, Macy, Minnie, Mikey and Oliver!
JEN JENKINS (Store Manager/Judge/Dance Captain) is thrilled to be back at the Cape Playhouse after playing Aunt Lulu/Betty
Blast in Footloose last year. National/International Tours: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Jolene), Rodgers and Hammerstein’s
Cinderella (w/Lea Salonga) (Swing/Dance Captain), Joseph... Dreamcoat (Zebulon/Dance Captain). Regional: Annie Get Your Gun
(Annie Oakley), The Music Man (Mrs. Squires), Steel Magnolias (Annelle). Many thanks to Mark, Evans, and Shea for the
opportunity. God is Good! Phil 4:11-13
LAUREN KADEL (Courtney/Mom) hails from Wichita, KS and is ecstatic to be back at the Cape for Legally Blonde! National Tours:
Young Frankenstein (Swing, DC, ASM), The Wizard of Oz (Assistant Choreographer/ Director, Swing, ASM); The Producers (Swing,
DC). Regional: Cape Playhouse's Crazy for You (Tess); NSMT’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, 42nd Street (Anytime Annie); Riverside
Theatre and JSE, Cabaret (Texas), and MTWichita’s Me and My Girl, Annie Get Your Gun, Oklahoma!, Footloose!, and
Goodnews!. BFA: University of California, Irvine. Thanks to her family, friends and her wonderful husband Shannon.
MICHAEL MCARTHUR (Assistant D.A.) is ecstatic to be working at the Cape Playhouse this summer. He holds a B.F.A. in dance
from Marymount Manhattan College. Favorite credits include; Newsies (Papermill Playhouse), Radio City Christmas Spectacular
and NBC's “SMASH”. Thanks and love to all my family and friends, but above all Mom.
KRISTEN PIRO (Delta Nu/Stenographer) is thrilled to be at the Cape Playhouse! Broadway: Catch me if You Can. Other credits
include - HEATWAVE: The Jack Cole Project (Queens Theater in the Park) Saturday Night Fever (Nat'l tour and Vegas
companies), How to Succeed (Goodspeed), West Side Story (Barrington Stages), Chicago (Riverside Theater) Trip of Love (world
premier). Infinite love and thanks to Mark, Shea, my incredible parents, Lauren and my handsome "UPS Man", Ryan! I love you!
NICO RAMIREZ (Padamadan/Carlos) is so honored to make his Cape Playhouse debut. Nico is a San Diego native who has now
survived a year in the big city, NY. Nico was most recently seen in Joseph at the Maltz Jupiter Theater, FL. He performed in over
fifty musicals since he began his career as a youngster. He received his Bachelor's of Fine Arts from California State University,
Fullerton. Many thanks to Mark, Shea, Dennis, and my incredible family. This one’s for you, mil.
MARCUS SHANE (Pforzhimer) is tickled pink to be making his Cape Playhouse debut! National Tours: The King and I. Readings:
Baayork Lee’s Oklahoma!. Regional: Sacramento Music Circus, Pittsburgh CLO, North Shore Music Theatre, TUTS, and
MTWichita. He will also be hitting the road this fall with Roundabout Theatre Company’s, Anything Goes National Tour.
“Thanks to my parents, The Mine, Marc, Shea, and Eric!”
MICHAEL WARRELL (Grandmaster Chad/ Aaron Schultz) is excited to make his Cape Playhouse debut with this blast of a show!
National/International Tours: Spamalot (Dance Captain/Patsy US), Grease (Doody US), Fame (Nick/Schlomo US).
Regional: A Chorus Line at Maine State Music Theatre (Alan Deluca); Hello! My Baby!
At Goodspeed (Dickie the Duck); Joseph... at North Shore (Benjamin), Mega Nunsense (Virgil), Grease (Doody).
Others include: Urinetown (Bobby Strong), Love's Labour's Lost (Boyet), Lippa's The Wild Party (Oscar). BA Ball State.
For SJW, my rock, family and loves.
MARK MARTINO (Director), a NYC based director and choreographer is thrilled to return to the historic Cape Playhouse for his
ninth season. In previous seasons Cape audiences have seen Mark’s productions of No No, Nanette, Guys and Dolls, Thoroughly
Modern Millie, Beehive, Leader of the Pack, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Forever Plaid, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Plaid Tidings, Hairspray,
and last season's explosions of dance and romance, Footloose, and Crazy for You. When not spending some quality summer
time on gorgeous Cape Cod, Mark can be found working at many of the nation’s leading theatres. Among them: Theatre Aspen
in Aspen, CO (Little Shop of Horrors, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Avenue Q), Florida’s Maltz Jupiter Theatre
(Beehive, The Boyfriend, La Cage Aux Folles, Crazy for You, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Boston’s North
Shore Music Theatre (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, A Chorus Line), Music Theatre of Louisville (Hello Dolly, West Side Story), Maine’s
Arundel Barn Playhouse (Pete ‘n Keely), The Cleveland Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and Detroit’s Gem Theatre
(Plaid Tidings), and NYC’s Steinbach Theatre (A Chorus Line). Mark’s direction and choreography has also been seen in the pops
concerts of the nation’s leading symphony orchestras, and in film and television shows ranging from “The Miss America
Pageant” to the nationally syndicated PBS Christmas special “Count Your Blessings.” As always, Mark wants to thank Evans Haile
and the amazing staff and crew at The Cape Playhouse…summer theatre doesn’t get any better than here in Dennis thanks to
the tireless efforts of the entire Playhouse family. The opportunity to present this uniquely American art form at its highest level
is a true and cherished privilege...sincerest thanks to Evans, and to you the audience, for your continued support in keeping this
invaluable part of our Arts scene alive and thriving!
SHEA SULLIVAN (Choreographer) was the longtime assistant and protégé to Tony-award winning choreographer Henry LeTang,
working with him on the film Bojangles staring Gregory Hines. Recent credits include: Grease (Surflight), Ragtime (Lyric Theatre)
Crazy For You (Maltz Jupiter), Easter Bonnet 2011 Opening Number (Minskoff Theatre), Fingers and Toes (Urban Stages), A
Christmas Carol (Ford's Theatre), Dames at Sea (Bay Street Theatre), Pageant: The Musical (Stoneham Theatre), DanceBreak '08,
and the feature films The Big Gay Musical and Go Go Crazy. For more info visit www.SheaSullivan.com.
ERIC ALSFORD (Musical Director) is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. He has played for the Off-
Broadway production of That’s Life, Naked Boys Singing, and the national tour of Mamma Mia. Eric also recently musical
directed/conducted the 25th Anniversary national tour of Nunsense with Sally Struthers and regularly musical directs the many
incarnations of Nunsense with author/director Dan Goggin throughout the country. Regionally, he has musical directed for
North Shore Music Theatre, Arkansas Rep, Ogunquit Playhouse, Drury Lane Theatre Chicago, Artpark, Mt. Gretna Theatre,
Downtown Cabaret, and Solano Rep among others. Eric splits his time between NYC and South Florida. Throughout South
Florida, he regularly musical directs for Actors Playhouse, Caldwell Theatre, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Theatrezone, Broward Center
and Arsht Center. He is the recipient of South Florida's Carbonell Award for best musical direction for productions of Floyd
Collins, Aida, and Les Misérables all at Actors Playhouse in Miami, as well as Adding Machine at Gablestage. Eric is the author of
several children’s musicals produced throughout Florida and the composer
for the score to the independent film “Lost Everything.”
MICHAEL SCHWEIKARDT (Scenic Designer) designed the world premiere of the new Duncan Sheik/Kyle Jarrow musical Whisper
House at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre. He has created sets for several musicals by Joe Iconis, including Bloodsong of Love at
Ars Nova, ReWrite at Urban Stages, The Black Suits at The Public Theater, The Plant That Ate Dirty
Socks for TheatreworksUSA, and Things To Ruin at both The Zipper Factory and Second Stage Theatre. Recent credits include Jeffrey Hatcher’s Ella,
appearing in cities all across the country; the critically acclaimed productions of Showboat, Annie Get Your Gun, 1776, Big River,
and Camelot for Goodspeed Musicals; Barnum for Asolo Repertory Theatre’s 50th anniversary season; Oklahoma! starring Kelli
O’Hara and Will Chase celebrating the Oklahoma State Centennial; the American premieres of Frank McGuinness’ Gates of Gold
and The Bird Sanctuary; and national and international tours of James Taylor’s One Man Band. Mr. Schweikardt’s online
portfolio can be seen at www.msportfolio.com.
GAIL BALDONI (Costume Design) At the Cape, Noises Off, Don’t Dress For Dinner, Pete N Keely, Lend Me a Tenor, Regrets Only,
Leader of the Pack and Moon Over Buffalo. NYC credits include My Fair Lady starring Kelsey Grammar at The New York
Philharmonic, Wonderful Town at New York City Opera and an Emmy nomination for NBC’s Another World. Film work:
Mermaids, starring Cher and The Boy in the Bathtub. Regional shows for Papermill Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera,
North Shore Music Theatre, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, The Boston Ballet and Westchester Broadway Theatre. Off-Broadway shows include
Tall Grass, Home of the Brave, Cinderella, The Subject was Roses, Jolson & Co., A Majority of One, I Can Get It For You Wholesale,
Rags, Milk and Honey, The Yiddish Trojan Woman, The Sphinx Winx and Shabbatai. Gail has been fortunate to design tours in
Taiwan, Singapore, Portugal, Columbia and Switzerland. Other favorite projects include the Rockette’s Christmas Show, Disney
on Ice and The Ringling Bros. Circus. Gail collaborated on the 30th Anniversary tour of Ain’t Misbehavin’
and currently has a Ain’t tour in Europe.
WILLIAM BERLONI (Animal Trainer) Recipient of the 2011 Tony Honor for Excellence in Theater. BDWY: Annie (original Sandy,
20TH and 30th and upcoming 35th Anniversary revivals), Legally Blonde, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone
(LCT), Camelot, Frankenstein, The First, Alice in Wonderland, Oliver!, Anything Goes (LCT), Nick and Nora, The Wiz,
(20th Anniversary revival and City Center 2009) The Wizard of Oz, Dinner at Eight (LCT), DOUBLE FEATURE (NYCB),The Woman in
White, Awake and Sing (LCT) and The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Hundreds of Off-Broadway and regional theatre productions,
tours, movies and television shows. His last films “Charlie Wilson’s War”, “Good Hope Springs” with Meryl Streep and the
Disney TV film “Frenemies.” Recent television shows include the last twelve seasons of “Sesame Street”,
“Johnny and the Sprites,” “Between the Lions,” “Reading Rainbow,” “Oobi,” “Animal Planet’s Wild on the Set,” “Dogs 101,” “Outrageous Animals”
as well as featured stories on the “Today Show,” CBS Evening News and CBS “Sunday Morning” plus being a celebrity
judge on MTV’s reality show “Legally Blonde, The Search for Elle Woods.” Published author of Broadway Tails by Globe
Pequot Press. Currently the Director of Animal Behavior at the Humane Society of New York. Visit us at www.theatricalanimals.com.