GRANT MACDERMOTT (Tom) Boston credits include: Lindstrom in Mister Roberts (New Rep Theater); Duke in The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Speakeasy Stage); Man #1 in Not Enough Air (Central Square Theater); Young Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (Stoneham Theater); Donalbain/Murderer in MacBeth (Shakespeare Now Co.); Mr.Pluck/Frank Cheeryble in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Lyric Stage Co.); Laertes in Hamlet (New Rep Theater); John/Jamison in Animal Crackers (Lyric Stage Co.), OkCupid Guy in Matchmaker, Matchmaker, I’m Willing To Settle (American Repertory Theater and NYMF), and The Man/Steve in RENT (New Rep Theater), Monkey in The Nutcracker (Stoneham Theater) and Messenger in Medea (Actors’ Shakespeare Project). He has appeared in multiple national commercials and is a published author. He is part of the team that runs the business My College Audition, which helps students going into the performing arts prepare for their college auditions. He holds a BFA in Acting from Emerson College and he is originally from New Jersey. He is also an incredibly amateur ukulele player.

HALLIE BREVETTI (Librarian) is a BFA Musical Theatre at Emerson College and is originally from Teaneck, NJ. EmersonStage: She Loves Me (Ensemble), Nine (Chambermaid/dance captain). Previous Emerson credits: Darling: A New Musical by Ryan Scott Oliver (Florence), Emanations (Tess), Songs of Shakespeare (Titania), Carousel (Ensemble, dance captain), The 29th Annual EVVY Awards (Dancer/Radio Girl), Killer Glow: Electro Pop Show (Soloist), The Wiz (Yellow Brick Road dancer), Majestic Theatre Freshman Showcase 2009 (Ensemble) . ArtsEmerson: Fraulein Maria (dancer) and Café Variations (Tilly). Berkshire Theatre Festival: Tommy (ensemble/understudy).

MAX SANGERMAN (Lifeguard) is in his junior year pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre at Emerson College. His credits at Emerson include ensemble roles in Emerson Stage’s productions of Man of La Mancha (Muleteer) and Café Variations (dancer). He has been a part of Emerson’s Rare Work’s productions of Zazou: A New Musical (René,) Ryan Scott Oliver’s Darling: A New Musical (Peter) and MTS’s production of Carousel (Billy.) He’s freshly 21 years of age and is spending his first summer in Boston. He’s the lead singer and trumpet player in a Ska/Funk band Don’t Date Jake back home in Gary, Indiana.

KAREN MACDONALD*  (The Real Estate Agent and others) Boston and regional credits include Long Day’s Journey into Night ( New Rep), Superior Donuts ( Lyric Stage); The Drowsy Chaperone (Speakeasy Stage); The Color of Rose (Arts Emerson); The Blond, The Brunette and The Vengeful Redhead (Merrimack Repertory Theatre); boom ( New Rep); All My Sons, Bus Stop, Before I Leave You, A Civil War Christmas (Huntington Theatre Company); Two Wives of India, My Heart and My Flesh, Infestation (Boston Playwrights Theatre); All’s Well That Ends Well, Hamlet, Twelfth Night (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company); Third ( Portland Stage); The Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Gloucester Stage); The Misanthrope ( Berkshire Theatre Festival); The Beauty Queen of Lenane, The Last Night of Ballyhoo (Vineyard Playhouse). A founding company member of the American Repertory Theatre, she appeared more than 70 productions including Endgame, The Seagull, A Marvelous Party, No Exit, Olley’s Prison, and Mother Courage and her Children. With the ART, she performed internationally in Asti, Avignon, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Belgrade and the Duke of York’s Theatre in London. Many national credits including Hartford Stage, Theatre for a New Audience, The Wilma Theatre, The Alley Theatre, The Goodman and Berkeley Rep. Directing credits include An Ideal Husband, Woman in Black at Gloucester Stage and Dressed Up! Wigged Out! at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. The recipient of several Elliot Norton and IRNE Awards for her performances, she was given both the Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence and the Robert Brustein Award for Sustained Achievement in the Theatre, in 2010.

MARK LINEHAN* (Officer Stone) is delighted to be working with the cast and creative team of Cupcake. He appeared most recently as Homer in Floyd Collins with Moonbox Productions. Other area credits include: Jamie in The Last Five Years (New Repertory Theatre), Young Buddy in Follies (NextDoor Center for the Arts), Mac in 42nd Street and David/Rat in The Nutcracker (Stoneham Theatre), Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man and Corny Collins in Hairspray (Reagle Music Theatre), and Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (Fiddlehead Theatre). He has also appeared in The Good War (Stoneham Theatre), Mame (Reagle Music Theatre), Honk! & Seussical (Wheelock Family Theater), Crazy For You (Fiddlehead Theatre), Follies (Lyric Stage), and Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Foothills Theatre). Mark holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Emerson College in Boston. He is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. Mark lives in Malden with his incredible wife Amanda and their incorrigible cat Natasha.

One response to “Cast

  1. Paula

    Looks really interesting. Can Not wait to see it.
    Break a leg.

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