'Vicki, U/S Maggie'
Cape Debut! Woo!
After dancing professionally with Philadanco II, Amanda earned Bachelor Degrees in Vocal Performance and Biblical Studies. Favorite performances include Broadway’s Gypsy of the Year, Winnie Tate- Annie Get Your Gun: Empire Theater, Swing! The Musical: The Wick, Jellylorum- Cats!: Cortland Rep, Louise- Carousel: Mac-Haydn, Home for the Holidays: USO: Little Theater on the Square, Bambi- Curtains: Music Mountain Theater, and most recently Shrek & Oklahoma with Broadway at Sacramento Music Circus. (Amanda has not appeared as a witness on Law & Order.) This theater is cool. You should keep coming. Love you Augy! www.AmandaTorsilieri.com Soli Deo Gloria
Jeff, aka Shecky, is thrilled to be making his Cape Playhouse debut. He is probably best known for recreating the role of “Mike Costa “(I Can Do that) in the Broadway revival of ACL, and can be seen winning that role in the documentary, “Every Little Step.” Other Broadway: Fiddler On The Roof, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Pajama Game, Wonderful Town, Beauty & The Beast, Anything Goes, Guys and Dolls, and The People in the Picture. Jeff is also a successful TV actor, currently featured as “Spencer Freedman” in the Showtime series, “Escape at Dannemora,” directed by Ben Stiller. Other TV/film: “Madam Secretary,” “The Good Fight,” “Elementary,” “Person of Interest,” “Boardwalk Empire,” and his short film, Tyco Parks the Car. In his spare time (HA!) he teaches Dance & Theatre to kids of all ages with his wife, Melissa Swender, and their company, I CAN DO THAT NYC! His best credits are his kids, Helena and Mattias. @sidekickshecky,www.jeffreyschecter.com, www.icandothatnyc.com
Brittany most recently appeared in Candide with The Philadelphia Orchestra featuring Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan. Select credits: “Fosse/Verdon” FX Promo (Featured Dancer), The Irishman directed by Martin Scorsese (The Golddiggers), CBS “Upfront with Stephen Colbert” at Carnegie Hall (Assistant Choreographer), An American in Paris at The Ogunquit Playhouse (Ensemble), Mame at North Shore Music Theater (Gloria Upson), & The National Tour of 42nd Street (Ensemble). Biggest thanks to Joyce, Rick, Geoff & Jimmy, and CESD. All of my love to my fiancé and family.
Karly, originally from Longmeadow, MA, began her training at Artistic Dance Conservatory under the Artistic Direction of Jennifer Dubilo and Rebecca Sutter. Currently, Karly is a freelance performer based in New York City. She is a recent graduate of Marymount Manhattan College where she earned her BFA in Dance with a concentration in Ballet. Upon graduation, she danced as a member of the Corps de Ballet and as a Demi-Soloist with Albany Berkshire Ballet during their 2018 season. She is extremely excited to be making her Musical Theatre debut with the Cape Playhouse this summer in A Chorus Line.
Michael is ecstatic to be making his debut at The Cape Playhouse this season in A Chorus Line. Michael is a rising senior in the BFA musical theatre program at CCM. He was most recently seen at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre in productions of Mama Mia (Sky),West Side Story, and Newsies. Much love to his family, friends, and teachers. 1 Corinthians 10:31
Kyra is absolutely thrilled to be joining the line this summer! Previous credits include Frenchie/Gorilla/Alto Sax inCabaret (Nat’l Tour), The Producers (Argyle Theatre), Singin’ in the Rain (STONC). BFA: CCM. Huge thanks to CTG, Geoff, Joyce, Rick, and Garrett for this opportunity, and to her Mom and Dad for their never-ending love and support.
Cape Playhouse debut! Select theater credits: An American in Paris (original Broadway Cast - Lise alternate, First National tour - Lise Dassin), A Chorus Line (Maggie, U/S Cassie, NYCC Encores!), Brigadoon (Jean, Encores!), Marie Dancing Still (Fifth Ave Theater),The Beast in the Jungle (The Vineyard Theater). TV/Film: “Fosse/Verdon,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Upcoming: West Side Story, directed by Stephen Spielberg. Previous soloist with the Miami City Ballet, and Princess Grace Fellowship Award recipient. Endless thanks to BRS/Gage and my family for all the love and support!
LEANA RAE CONCEPCION
Leana is thrilled to be making her Cape Playhouse debut in A Chorus Line. Off-Broadway: Comfort Women as Namsoon Lee. New York: We Are The Tigers (Mattie), Disney’s Descendants (Mal), Reunion ’69, A Chorus Line (Connie) directed by Baayork Lee. Proud Pace MT ’19 alumna. Big thanks to her parents, Amy, DG, Amanda and her tribe for always believing in her.
'Kristine, u/s Cassie'
Darien has dreamed of doing this show since she was Connie’s height! Previously seen at the Cape in South Pacific and Sweet Charity, Darien loves spending her summers at The Playhouse. Add’l credits: Holiday Inn (Broadway), White Christmas (Nat’l Tour), Paint Your Wagon and Lady, Be Good (City Center Encores!) and “Fosse/Verdon” (FX). Super hugs and thanks to Michael, Joyce, Garrett, and Rick!
National Tour: A Chorus Line. Off-Broadway: Invisible Thread, Second Stage. Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, The Muny, ART, Denver Center, Geva Theatre, Dallas Theatre Center, PCLO, North Shore Music Theatre, TUTS, Stages St. Louis. TV: “Pose,” “Younger.” Film: Take Care, Newlyweeds.
Tracy Jai Edwards
Traci is beyond excited and honored to join this incredible company at The Cape Playhouse! She recently was seen at the Papermill Playhouse where she originated the role of Alison Prager in the musical Half-time. Broadway credits include Amber Von Tussle inHairspray and more recently as Serena in Legally Blonde on Broadway as well as MTV. She has worked Off-Broadway and regionally/internationally in shows such as Ruthless, She Loves Me, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Ann-Margaret’s Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Guys and Dolls, Grease das Musical and many more. TV credits include “Odd Mom Out,” “Law and Order: SVU,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “White Collar” to name a few. A million thank you’s to my friends, family, DGRW, and my incredible husband Tony for believing in me and inspiring me to return to my heart!
Madison is an upcoming senior Musical Theatre major at Pace University. Originally from Columbus, Georgia, she is now a New York City based performer. Her previous Pace theatrical credits include Memphis (Main St. ensemble/Gladys US), The Drowsy Chaperone(Swing, dance captain, u/s Kitty), Les Misérables (Ensemble), Love/Sick (Celia), Michael John LaChiusa’s Dead Babies, and HATCHED at 54 Below. Her other recent work includes Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville (Annie) with the Trentino Music Festival in Mezzano, Italy. Madison has been extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with such a wonderful community of performers and technicians throughout this process.
Michael John Hughes
Michael is so thrilled to be joining the Cape family! It’s his third time on the line, and he’s always so grateful to be a part of this iconic show. Recent/favorite credits include Elf: The Musical (Ogunquit Playhouse), In The Heights (North Carolina Theatre), Newsies(Romeo/Spot Conlon, North Carolina Theatre), A Chorus Line (Westchester Broadway Theatre), Frozen: A Musical Spectacular & Disney Dreams(Disney Cruise Lines), Newsies (Arts Center of Coastal Carolina), Evita & West Side Story (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival), A Chorus Line(Weston Playhouse), A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre), Carousel (Arizona Broadway Theatre), and Lysistrata Jones (Pace University). Eternal love and gratitude for his family and friends.
Chris is delighted to be returning to The Cape Playhouse after appearing in Cabaret a few years back! He is a Massachusetts native and always loves a chance to spend his summer on Cape Cod! National tours: Chicago (Amos u/s), The Producers (Leo Bloom u/s). NYC Theatre: Crazy for You with Susan Stroman at Lincoln Center, Babes in Arms lab. Regional: Disney’s Newsies (Davey) at FPAC,Chicago at PCLO, The Producers at Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Guys and Dolls at Barrington Stage Company, Man of La Mancha at The Arvada Center for the Performing Arts, Mary Poppins at Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and others. He’d like to thank his family, friends, and buhb.
Kim is happy to be back on the line here in Cape Cod! Off-Broadway/Tour: A Chorus Line (Maggie), Vote For Me: A Musical Debate (Amy). Regional: I’ll Be Home For Christmas, World Premiere (Maggie, Arvada Center), White Christmas (Ogunquit), Thoroughly Modern Millie and Oklahoma! (Engeman), Cinderella (Stages St. Louis). Thanks to Joyce, Rick, Garrett, & Michael! Love to my fam – for Nana!
Hillary feels extremely fortunate to represent her Puerto Rican heritage on stage and tell this beautiful story. Broadway/New York: A Bronx Tale and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Reunion Concert w/ Sutton Foster and Gavin Creel). Tours: Cats and Elf. Regional: Girl inOnce (Pioneer Theatre), Lorraine in Jersey Boys (Ogunquit Playhouse), Rosalia in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway (MUNY). Infinite love and gratitude to everyone at The Cape Playhouse, this incredible team, Mom, Dad, and Hybrid Agency.
Evan is excited to make his Cape Playhouse debut in A Chorus Line. Previous musical credits include Mark Anthony in A Chorus Line, Mame, Anything Goes, The Music Man, Hair, Little Mermaid, Fiddler on the Roof, Legally Blonde, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Chicago. A recent graduate of Hofstra University (B.A. Dance), Evan thanks his family and The Cape Playhouse for this amazing opportunity.
Manuel Stark Santos
Manuel is looking forward to summer at the Cape! TV: “Smash” (14 episodes). Broadway: Aladdin (Kassim, New Amsterdam Theatre); On The Town (S. Uperman, Lyric Theater); Gigi (Bonfils, Neil Simon Theater); West Side Story (Chino, Palace Theatre). Off-Broadway: Venice (Public Theater). New York: Carnegie Hall presents West Side Story (Riff). Regional A Chorus Line (Paul, Paper Mill Playhouse); Footloose (Ren, Pittsburgh CLO); West Side Story (Bernardo, Lyric Opera of Chicago); A Funny Thing Happened….Forum (Tintinabula, Two River Theatre). Encores! At City Center: Applause, It’s a Bird...It’s a Plane...It’s Superman, Little me, The Most Happy Fella, and Irma la Douce.
Sarah is Regional: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella and All Shook Up at Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre; Memphis the Musical; Labs/Workshops: Dance Lab NY (Josh Prince, Dir.), La Casa Azul the Musical (Gregory Hancock, Dir.). Sarah is so excited to be a part of The Cape’s A Chorus Line. Big thanks to Geoff Josselson Casting and so much love to her family, friends, and God.
Last seen as Riff in West Side Story at the Lyric opera of Chicago, other favorites include (Broadway) Escape to Margaritaville, Miss Saigon, and Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark. (off-Broadway) Clueless, The Musical at the New Group. Regionally, he has appeared as Tulsa/Gypsy at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, The First Wives Club at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, Follies at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and as Dakin/The History Boys at the Uptown Players in Dallas.
Richard is thrilled to be making his Cape Playhouse debut. He was last seen on the Cape six years ago working as a cabana server at Ocean Edge Resort in Brewster. Recent credits include Crazy For You (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival), My Fair Lady(Riverside Theater), Holiday Inn (Fingerlakes Musical Theater Festival), and Mary Poppins (Syracuse Stage). He is a proud graduate of Syracuse University’s department of drama. He would like to thank his family for all their love and support.
DAXX JAYROE WIESER
Daxx is thrilled to step back on the line in their Cape Playhouse debut! Previous credits include Westchester Broadway Theatre’s Newsies (Romeo, U/S Crutchie), The LEXington Theatre Company’s A Chorus Line (Greg), Legally Blonde (Carlos) and Arts Center of Coastal Carolina’s An American in Paris (Ensemble, U/S Henri). Daxx was also seen in Kristin Chenoweth’s My Love Letter to Broadway and will be joining Signature Theatre in their production of A Chorus Line (Mark) this fall! Huge thanks to their family and to the cast and creative team. Education: BM Musical Theatre; Oklahoma City University.
J Taylor Wright
J. Taylor Wright is beyond excited to join a new company of A Chorus Line in his debut at The Cape! Select credits: A Chorus Line Nat’l Tour and Chinese Premiere (Don); Afterglow at The Davenport Theatre (Swing); The View UpStairs at Uptown Players (Dale); Godspell (Jesus) at New London Barn Playhouse; Gypsy (Tulsa) at Hangar Theatre. More gratitude than I can give to my mother, who without question has always been my biggest supporter, Michael, Baba, Geoff, Jimmy, EJ, and endless thanks to the creative team for giving me this opportunity to play. Training: BFA Coastal Carolina, SITI. Taylor joins Actors’ Equity Association with this production. Visit jtaylorwright.com or follow @jtaylorwright