Don't miss this incredible night of talent as these amazing performers, all of whom have either appeared previously onstage with NextDoor or will be appearing soon, sing some of their favorite songs to support our theater's fundraising efforts!
ONE NIGHT ONLY - FRIDAY MARCH 18 at 8:00 PM
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ONE NIGHT ONLY - FRIDAY MARCH 18 at 8:00 PM
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AMELIA BROOME* Upcoming at NextDoor Theatre: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC- Desiree; Next Door Theatre: STEEL MAGNOLIAS as M’Lynn; Lyric Stage Company: SWEENEY TODD –Mrs. Lovett (2015 IRNE nomination), RICH GIRL- Eve, KISS ME KATE – Lilli Vanessi/Kate; Gloucester Stage Company: SPRING AWAKENING –Adult Female (2014 IRNE nomination), MY OLD LADY- Chloe; New Rep Theatre: MASTER CLASS, as Maria Callas; SpeakEasy Stage Company: NEXT FALL as Arlene, ADDING MACHINE: A MUSICAL -Mrs. Zero, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA –Margaret Johnson- (2009 IRNE award best actress), JERRY SPRINGER THE OPERA - Zandra/Irene/Mary; Foothills Theatre: TEA AT FIVE – Katharine Hepburn- (IRNE nomination best solo performance); Film: EDGE OF DARKNESS with Mel Gibson. Amelia Broome is a certified Linklater voice teacher with over twenty years experience teaching voice, speech, and musical theatre. She has served as dialect coach for the Lyric Stage, Speakeasy Stage Company, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, and the Huntington Theatre Company. She is on the Acting Faculty at Emerson College. Selected performance credits: Member: AEA, MTEA (Music Theater Educators Alliance), and VASTA. Amelia holds an MFA from Boston University.
KEVIN CIRONE* is delighted to return to NextDoor Theater after playing Joe Gillis in Sunset Blvd. New York: Creative License (CL Productions). Regionally:It's a Wonderful Life (Ocean State Theatre Company), Wonderful Town (Reagle Music Theatre), The Secret Garden (Stoneham Theatre), Camelot (New Repertory Theatre), Ragtime (Fiddlehead Theatre Company), Stupid F###ing Bird (Apollinaire Theatre, 2014 Eliot Norton Winner). Love to Shonna and Winston. www.KevinCirone.com
SHONNA CIRONE* is happy to return to NextDoor Theater after playing Betty in Sunset Boulevard and Vivian in Legally Blonde . Credits include Shrek (IRNE nomination, Wheelock Family Theater), Creative License (NYC Fringe), Sweeney Todd (Lyric Stage Co.), Me and My Girl (IRNE nomination), Bye, Bye Birdie (IRNE nomination) (Reagle Music Theater), Carrie (Speakeasy Stage Co.), Company, A New Brain (Moonbox Productions), Camelot (New Repertory Theater), Ragtime (IRNE Award, Fiddlehead Theater), The Full Monty (Stoneham Theater), The Last Five Years, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (T&F Theatre), Into the Woods (Salem Summer Theatre), ...Spelling Bee, I Love You...Now Change (Arts After Hours), and Candide (Huntington). Shonna is excited to begin rehearsals for Charlotte in NextDoor's upcoming production of A Little Night Music. Love to Kevin and Winston.
KATIE CLARK* is happy to be back on the NextDoor stage after performing in Marry Me A Little last year! Other theatre credits include Ruth in Wonderful Town(Reagle Music Theatre - IRNE & BWW Award nominations), Josephine in Big Fish (Speakeasy), April in Company (Moonbox), Morgan Le Fey in Camelot(New Rep), Adelaide in Guys and Dolls and Morticia in The Addams Family both at Ocean State Theatre Co, Cassie in A Chorus Line (Reagle), and the National Tour of The Music Man. Upcoming: Queenie in The Wild Party with Moonbox Productions in April! Proud member of Actor's Equity Association.www.katieaclark.com
SEAN CROSLEY is happy to jump on board for this fun-filled evening! He is 25 and sorta lives in Middleton, MA and Wakefield, MA at the same time. He is currently working at the Cheesecake Factory in Peabody and Not Your Average Joe's in Arlington. (Jeez, two personalities much?) He will be appearing as Berger in Hair at the Umbrella in Concord next month! Thanks for coming out to the Nextdoor Theater, which gave Sean one of his favorite roles as Henry in Next to Normal way back when!
SARAH DELIMA* is delighted to return to Next Door Theater in a few weeks in "A Little Night Music", having appeared here as Lotte in "Lettice and Lovage" and as Ida in "Cemetery Club" (IRNE award). A repeat performer in "Shear Madness", Sarah was recently seen in "Billy Elliott" at North Shore Music Theatre and in "How to Succeed in Business ...." at Stoneham Theatre.
KAREN FANALE has appeared at NDT as Signora Naccarelli in The Light in the Piazza and as Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd. Recent credits include Ida Straus in Titanic: in Concert (Revolution Theatre), Domina in A Funny Thing…Forum with Eddie Mekka (Greater Lowell Music Theatre), Mrs. Segstrom in A Little Night Music (Arlington Friends of the Drama) and Maria in Lend Me a Tenor (Longwood Players). Favorite roles include Maria Callas in Master Class (MassTheatrica) and Helene Hanff in 84 Charing Cross Road (Theatre@First). Karen has also performed with SpeakEasy Stage and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, and has sung with the New England Tenors, the New England Light Opera, and Boston Bel Canto Opera.
LILIANE KLEIN* is thrilled to be joining the Nextdoor Theater Backstage Bathroom Benefit! NextDoor Theater: Legally Blonde. NYC: Lincoln Center, New York City Opera, Urban Stages, NYMF, Musicals Tonight!, La Mama E.T.C., NLTP. Regional: CT Free Shakespeare (CT), Aurora (CA), Speakeasy (MA), Majestic (MA), Stoneham (MA), Fiddlehead (MA), NextDoor (MA), LongWharf (CT), Ivoryton (CT). Tours: Titanic, Scrooge. Film: Men in Black 3. TV: HOT3 Israel mini series, "Ananda", "Kid Fitness" on PBS. Training: Boston University College of Fine Arts, 2002. Proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. Thanks and love always to M, M, B, S, M, G, M, and F. GAME ON! www.lilianeklein.com
SARAJANE MULLINS returns to the NDT stage, a place she is thrilled to support, after last appearing as "Natalie" in Next to Normal. She holds a BFA in Theatre Arts from Boston University, an MS in Mental Health from UMASS Boston and also trained with the London Academy of Music and Drama. Past performing credits include roles with the Huntington Theater Company, Turtle Lane Playhouse, and F.U.D.G.E Theater Company. She was recently nominated by ArtsImpulse for her role as Blanche in Bonnie and Clyde at Emerson Umbrella. SJ was a longtime company member of the Canterbury Summer Theater in Indiana where she was employed as a resident actor/choreographer for ten seasons. Annually, she adjudicates for the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild (METG) festival. Sarajane owns a small teaching company (www.LiveArtsEducation.com). Special thanks to Nicole and all those who support the NextDoor Theater's presence in Winchester and the metro Boston area..
KATIE O'REILLY is thrilled to be back at Next Door Theater after making her company debut as Franca in January’s The Light in the Piazza! A classical singer originally from Connecticut, she holds degrees from Oberlin and the Boston Conservatory. Opera: Lakmé and The Queen of Spades (Lowell House Opera,) Little Women and Hansel and Gretel (MetroWest Opera,) The Turn of the Screw (Opera Brittenica,) The Mikado and HMS Pinafore (MIT G&S Players.) Concert: Sonic Blossom (American premiere,) featured soloist with the Hillyer Festival Orchestra, soprano soloist in Handel’s Messiah. This spring she will return to NDT as Mrs. Anderssen in A Little Night Music. Katie performs regularly with Opera on Tap, and is on the voice faculty at the Community Music Center of Boston. She was also a contestant on the 25th season of Jeopardy! For more, please visit www.katieoreilly.com.
BECKY RUCCIO is thrilled to be back on the Next Door Theater stage! She was last seen here as Diana in "Next to Normal". Other favorite area roles include Barbara in "August: Osage County", Miss Hannigan in "Annie", Cassie in "A Chorus Line", Audrey in "Little Shop of Horrors", and both female roles in "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change". She also played the title role in the National Tour of "Goldilocks! The Musical", and toured the high seas as a singer for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. BFA in Musical Theater from Ithaca College. Special thanks to Dad-O and the Mouse for always cheering me on.
ALLISON RUSSELL is excited to join some exceptional local talent in tonight’s benefit concert. Allison played Dainty June in Gypsy here at the NextDoor Theater, and she also works in the office during the day. Her afternoons are spent teaching theatre to the incredibly talented students of Artbarn Community Theater in Brookline and the Jewish Community Center of Newton. Some of her favorite roles include the ensemble of The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) with Moonbox Productions, Logainne in ...Spelling Bee with Woodland Theater Company, Wendla in Spring Awakening with Flyleaf Theater Company, and Maggie in A Chorus Line with Reagle Music Theater. Upcoming: Mae in Lachiusa’s The Wild Party with Moonbox, running at the BCA from April 15th to May 1st. “Thanks for coming and enjoy the show!”
ADAM SCHULER is excited to be returning to Next Door after directing ‘The Light In The Piazza’ this January. Schuler most recently appeared in Fudge Theatre Company’s ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ as Charley (IRNE nomination). Past roles include Leo Frank in Parade, Freddy in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,Prior in Angels in America, Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest, Laurie in Little Women and many more. Schuler also has an extensive directing resume with such credits as The Drowsy Chaperone, Legally Blonde, Peter Pan, Oliver, Hay Fever, She Loves Me, Twelfth Night and Beauty and the Beast and an upcoming production of ‘Les Misérables’ with the Melrose Public Schools.
MARIANNA WOOD: Next Door Theater: Jeanne in Great American Trailer Park Musical. Regional (select): Maggie in Dancing at Lughnasa (Jewett Center for the Performing Arts); Catherine in The Memory of Water (Pinnacle Acting Company); Missy Martin in Awesome 80’s Prom (Egyptian Theater);Mariana in Measure for Measure (Salt Lake Shakespeare); Naomi in Naomi in the Living Room, Olivia in Twelfth Night, Cookie in Rumors, (Studio 115); Linoleum in The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Les Miserables and My Fair Lady (Ocean State Theatre Company); Gypsy (Dark Horse Theater Company); Ursula March in Sweet Charity (Boca Raton Theater Guild); Bebe in A Chorus Line (Muse Arts). Boston Area (select):Josie in North Shore Fish (Gloucester Stage); Sister Margaretta in The Sound of Music (New Bedford Festival Theater) Summer Revels (Codman Farm), Christmas Revels (Sanders Theater). Finnegan’s Wake, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Blarney Stone, Jack Frost’s Winter Wonderland, (Big Smile Entertainment). Marianna has an M.A.T. from the University of Utah in theater education and teaches youth theater classes for a variety of organizations.
TODD YARD is a graduate of London’s Mountview Theatre School and now works as a software architect with Brightcove in Boston. Locally, he has performed with The Umbrella in Concord in La Cage aux Folles (Albin/Zaza) and Ragtime (Tateh), with The Footlight Club in Jamaica Plain in Spamalot(King Arthur) and The Wild Party (Burrs, Lippa version), with Vokes Players in Wayland in Sunday in the Park with George (Georges/George) and Is He Dead? (Millet/Daisy), and with Reagle Music Theatre in Waltham in Oklahoma! (Ali Hakim). He served on the board of WCLOC Theater in Worcester where he also appeared in Company (Bobby), Assassins (Booth), Blithe Spirit (Charles) and Young Frankenstein (Frederick), as well as directed and performed in productions of The 39 Steps (Hannay) and The Roar of the Greasepaint—The Smell of the Crowd (Cocky). He will next appear as Burrs in Moonbox Productions’ The Wild Party (LaChuisa version) opening April 15, and is excited to debut with NextDoor Theater’s production of A Little Night Music in May.