KYLEE WIGFIELD

(Ngana) is excited about her debut performance at PSF. She recently performed in Allentown Civic Theatre’s Seussical as a Who. In her spare time, Kylee enjoys drawing, singing, playing the piano, creating recipes, and riding bikes.

 

ERIK ZACHARY PIRELA

(Jerome) enthusiastically makes his debut. An avid athlete who enjoys per­forming on the stage as well as on the field, he dedicates this performance with love to his Poppop.

 

TERRENCE CLOWE*

(Henry) is thrilled to become a member of the PSF family. Past credits include Rent in Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo as Benny; three national tours of Joseph starring Jon Secada, Patrick Cassidy, and The Osmonds playing the role of Judah; a feature on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire; The First National of Chicago; The International Tour of Fosse featured as Old Bojangles; Miss Saigon in Holland and at Paper Mill Playhouse as understudy John. Favorite regional productions include Ain’t Misbehavin’, Best Little Whorehouse, Grease, West Side Story, The Buddy Holly Story, Evita, and Dreamgirls with Jennifer Holiday.

 

MARNIE SCHULENBURG*

(Nellie Forbush) NY Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (On The Square), Anais Nin Goes to Hell (MT Works/NY Fringe) The Yellow Wood (NYMF dir. B.D. Wong), The 24hr Musicals (24hr Co dir. Moises Kaufman), The Angel Eaters, Pretty Theft (Flux Theatre), and a gazillion readings. TV/film: Alison Stewart on As the World Turns, The Young and the Restless, and LA Diaries, as well as guest star roles on Royal Pains, Army Wives, Canterbury’s Law, Fringe, and Made For Each Other. Marnie is very excited to be back on the Labuda stage and doing her first full musical since 2008. Thank you Patrick and Dennis for this amazing opportunity. Thank you to my incredibly devoted team at TGE & Innovative Artists. Family and Zack, without you there is no happy me. U complete me.

 

WILLIAM MICHALS*

(Emile de Becque) most recently starred as Emile de Becque in the Tony Award winning Lincoln Center revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific and made his Broadway debut as the Beast in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Other roles in NYC and around the globe include Javert in Les Misérables, Lancelot in Camelot, Billy in Chicago, Chauvelin in The Scarlet Pimpernel, and the title roles in Man of La Mancha, The Music Man, and Phantom. Mr. Michals sings with the nation’s premier orchestras at venues includ­ing Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, and in operatic productions across the coun­try. His CD William Michals: Broadway in Concert is available at the theater today, and includes some of Broadway’s greatest hits. www.WilliamMichals.com

 

AMY JO PHILLIPS*

(Bloody Mary) is thrilled to be at PSF in this incred­ible production. Broadway: Show Boat (Queenie cover) and Tom Sawyer (Widow Douglas cover), ’Encores’: St. Louis Woman (starring Vanessa Williams). National Tours: South Pacific (Bloody Mary, starring Robert Goulet), The Tap Dance Kid (Emma stand by) and The Me Nobody Knows (Melba). Off-Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors (Crystal, Ronnette, and Chiffon), and Pretty Faces (original Daphne). Other credits: Man of La Mancha, Nunsense, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell, Carmen Jones, Porgy & Bess, and Ain’t Misbehavin’ (all women). Films: The Devil’s Own, Malcolm X, Music of the Heart, and We The Peoples. Commercials & Voice-overs: Levi’s, McDonald’s, and Mobile. Amy dedicates her performance tonight to her mother and wishes to thank all who have supported her along the way, especially her parents (thanks, Dad!), and God because He is truly amazing.

 

KIYO TAKAMI

(Liat) is thrilled to be making her first trip to the South Pacific with this wonderful cast! Most recently seen in the role of Marcy Park in The 25th Annual... Spelling Bee. Other credits include: Gertrude McFuzz in Seussical the Musical; Jeanne in State Fair; Suki in Celebration and many more. Sending love to Shelli at RKS, Joyce, my family, and .ike.

 

MICHAEL HOGAN

(Sailor) is truly honored to make his PSF debut! He was last seen in Sweeny Todd wit Fulton Opera House. Select recent credits: Man of La Mancha, Born Yesterday (Walnut Street Theatre), The Full Monty, Show Boat, Jekyll and Hyde (Media Theatre), Master Harold and the Boys (Contemporary Stage, Baby Case (Arden Theatre Will Allen u/s) Waiting for Lefty  (SCTC) to name a few. Favorite roles/shows: Big River (Jim), Aida Mareb, Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Ken), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Ken), Dream Girls (Little Albert, Spelling Be (Mitch) and Purlie. Next: Burt and Me with Deer Trees Theatre and Society Hill Playhouse this summer/fall. Most rewarding roles: Husband to his wife Shavonne and daddy to Miciah, Michaela, and Mikenzie! www.mikeactingout.blogspot.com

 

JAMES STAPB

(Sailor) is thrilled to make his PSF debut in two won­derful productions. He was last seen as Lancelot in Act 1’s Camelot. Love and thanks to his family especially mom and dad. A special thanks to Nancy and to his sister Katie. Disney 2011.

 

THOMAS GUASTAVINO

(Sailor) is ecstatic to be an act­ing intern. A recent DSU theatre graduate, he appeared in Guys and Dolls, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Camelot.He plans to move to L.A. and pursue a career in TV/Film.

 

ERICK HUERTAS

(Sailor) a rising junior musical theater major at DeSales University, is thrilled to be in his first PSF production. He was last seen in the Act 1 pro­ductions of Camelot and in Dark at the Top of the Stairs as Sammy Goldenbaum. He thanks Dennis Razze for this wonderful opportunity and his mom for her support: Gracias por tu apoyo mami.

 

JOHN CAPPELLETTI

(Sailor) of Berwyn, Pa., is thrilled and humbled to be part of PSF’s 20th season. He would like to thank his family and friends for their ongoing support.

 

BRANDON J. MARTIN

(Sailor) attended Shenandoah University where he studied acting. Professional credits: Smokey Joe’s Café (Victor), Beauty and The Beast (Beast), Children of Eden (Adam), Spelling Bee (Mitch), and Ragtime (Sara’s Friend). Thank you to my family, the “Vs” for supporting me, and PSF for this won­derful opportunity.

 

BETINA DALOPE

(Bloody Mary’s Assistant) is a junior at Southern Lehigh High School, where she partici­pated in Annie, Curtains, and West Side Story. She is a member of PMEA District 10 Chorus. Betina thanks Mr. Varley, her friends, and her family for their support

 

GABBY DALOPE

(Bloody Mary’s Assistant) is a fresh­man in Southern Lehigh High School, where she participated in The King and I (Tuptim), Alice In Wonderland (Rose), Once Upon a Mattress (Jester), and Annie (set design and lighting). Gabby thanks her mother for patiently driving her to and from rehearsal and extra special thanks to her dad for paternal support.

 

ANTHONY LAWTON*

(Luther Billis) has been act­ing in Philadelphia for 19 years. Favorite roles include George in Of Mice and Men and Bill Sikes in Oliver! (Walnut St. Theatre); Gideon in Playland (Wilma Theatre); Austin in True West, Feste in Twelfth Night, and Coleman in The Lonesome West (Lantern Theatre); Stephano in The Tempest, Cromwell in A Man for All Seasons, and Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (PSF); “man” in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1812 Productions); and The Devil and Billy Markham, The Great Divorce and The Screwtape Letters—solo shows produced by his own company, the Mirror. Film: Unbreakable and Invincible. TV: Hack and Cold Case. He received an Independence Foundation grant to develop his first original play, The Foocy, which received five Barrymore nominations. www.anthonylawtonactor.com.

 

DAVID GARRY*

(Stewpot) Broadway/1st National Tour: Company, Sweeney Todd (Sweeney, Off-Broadway: Roadshow (Public Theater), Mirette and Miss Liberty (York Theater), Beowulf (Irish Repertory Theatre, Hrothgar), The Rink and Up in Central Park (Musicals Tonight!) Regional: My Fair Lady (Engeman, Jaime) Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (Arkansas Rep. Reuben), The Kennedy Center’s production of Ragtime (J.P. Morgan), Carnival! (Paper Mill Playhouse) Children of Eden (Father, Barber Theater).

 

JACOB R. DRESCH

(Professor) is excited for his fourth and final year as an intern at the PSF. You may have seen him in summers past as Octavius Caesar in Antony and Cleopatra or as Shawn Keogh in The Playboy of the Western World. He gives his love and thanks to his friends, teachers, and parents.

 

DANIEL BONTEMPO

(Yeoman Herbert Quale) is a recent graduate of DeSales University. He is thrilled to be working with PSF as an intern. He was last seen on the Labuda stage in Camelot and A Christmas Carol.

 

RACHEL SOMMONS

(Lead Nurse) is a senior at DeSales University. She will be directing Alice in Wonderland next year. “I thank God, family and friends for this opportunity.”

 

SPENCER PLACHY*

(Joe Cable) is delighted to return to PSF for his 5th season, where his credits include 1776 (Jefferson), Cyrano de Bergerac (Christian), My Fair Lady (Freddy), Amadeus (Venticelli), and Antony & Cleopatra (Agrippa). Most recently he appeared in The 39 Steps (Richard Hannay) at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre and Florida Repertory Theatre. National tours: Oklahoma! (Curly) and Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik). He’s originally from the Houston area where he performed at The Alley Theatre: Rock ’N’ Roll (Stephen), A Christmas Carol (Fred), and The Man Who Came To Dinner (Richard Stanley). Hi La!

 

DAVID JACK

(Commander Harbison) As one of America’s foremost chil­dren’s recording artists, David Jack has been charm­ing audiences for more than 25 years. He has twice been featured on NBC’s Today program, performed at The White House three times and starred in an eleven-year run of his own musical show at the Sesame Place Adventure Park. His six CDs have received national awards including the coveted Parents’ Choice Award. Favorite theatrical roles include Victor Fleming in Moonlight and Magnolias (Montgomery Theater), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Bucks County Playhouse) and most recently, Luther Billis in South Pacific (Jenkintown Music Theatre). Many thanks to Dennis, Patrick, and PSF’s fabulously talented cast and crew.

 

DAVE SCHEFFLER

(Brackett) born in Paterson, N.J., is delighted to be appearing in his third season at PSF. Last year, he was Michael James in The Playboy of the Western World and, in 2009, Col. Thomas McKean in 1776. Recent roles include Mr. Bumble in Oliver! for Centenary Stage Company and Benjamin the Donkey in Our Farm at Philadelphia’s Underground Arts. Dave believes in the magic of laughter. He lives in the Lehigh Valley with his wife, Roseann.

 

PATTI-LEE MERINGO

(Nurse) is a junior musi­cal theatre major. She most recently appeared in Act 1’s Camelot (u/s Guinevere). Thanks and much love to mom, dad, and my bosom friend, Emiley. For my dearest Aunt Peg.

 

KATIE WEXLER

(Dinah Murphy) is thrilled to return home at PSF for a fourth summer. Recently appearing as Guinevere in Act 1’s Camelot, other PSF favorites include 1776, Cinderella, Forum, and Romeo & Juliet. Love to the fam: Mad, Dad, Mom, & James. For my one and only Momma Bear.

 

RHIANNA RADICK

(Bali Hai Girl/Nurse) is honored to join the PSF cast. She has enjoyed two years of Act 1 productions. She thanks God and her family.

 

LAUREN CUPPLES

(Nurse) is a 2007 DeSales graduate and is excited to return for her PSF debut! Most recent­ly, she understudied Clara in the Broward Stage Door Theatre’s production of Light in the Piazza in Florida. She’s also recently appeared onstage with Wanda Sykes in the Media Theatre’s production of Annie (Star-to-Be). Favorite roles include Johanna in Sweeney Todd (City Theatre) and Luisa in The Fantasticks (Princeton Festival). Many thanks to her family and friends for their continued love and support!

 

KAITLYN JANE KUROWSKI

(Janet McGregor) is a recent DSU grad­uate. This will be her third and final season as a PSF intern. Her favorite Festival roles include: Inconsequentia in Cinderella and Panacea in ...Forum. Endless love to my family. Love to JB.

 

MATT KLECKNER

(Bob McCaffrey) is thrilled to be in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. He is a rising sopho­more at DeSales University. Thanks to all who support!

 

KEITH HINES JR*

(Buzz Adams) is excited and grate­ful to be in the cast of South Pacific with the folks here a PSF! Keith stud­ied voice with Florence Birdwell ay Oklahoma City University where he earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music, and has studied acting at Jayd McCarty’s conservatory for actors, The Studio New York. Keith was last seen playing Lancelot in Pittsburgh Public Theatre’s production of Camelot. Other favorite roles include: Hal (Picnic), Bill Sykes (Oliver), Luigi Gaudi (Lucky Stiff) Bud (Urban Cowboy). A special thanks to my family, to Arnold (YAAMF), BRS, and to Jayd McCarty You all are the support that keeps my ship afloat. Big love to all!

 

JEFFREY MINDOCK

(Sailor) is ecstatic to be a part of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Much love and thanks to my supportive family and loving girlfriend.

 

* Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Stage Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.