West Side Story runs July 25-27, 31 and August 1-3. Find out show times and purchase tickets HERE.
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MEET THE LEADS
Daniela Delahuerta: Actor Tibbits 2019: Joseph…Dreamcoat, West Side Story. 1st season. Favorite Roles: Consuelo in West Side Story, Kate in Legally Blonde, Alice in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Mona in Chicago. Training: The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. “I am so happy to be making my Tibbits debut with my dream role, Anita. Many thanks to my family for their constant love and support. Para el resto del mundo- Sueña, Sueña tu.”
Les Gibbs: Actor Tibbits 2019: Joseph…Dreamcoat, West Side Story, Pinocchio. 1st season. Favorite Roles: Simeon in Joseph…Dreamcoat, Solange in The Maids, Father Jack in Dancing at Lughnasa, and dancing each year in BCEFA’s Broadway Bares. Training: University of Kentucky and Broadway Dance Center’s Training Program. “I’m elated to join Tibbits for this exciting season. A huge thank you to my support system for making all of this possible. Psalm 149:3”
Max Gonzalez: Actor Tibbits 2019: Be My Baby, Joseph…Dreamcoat, West Side Story, See How They Run. 2nd season. At Tibbits: Jesus Christ Superstar, Last of the Dragons and Shiver and Shake. Favorite Roles: Tedeschino in The Buffoons, Freddy Rodriguez in Working, Mark Cohen in Rent, and Stanley Jerome in Brighton Beach Memoirs. Training: New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts at the New Studio on Broadway. “Special thanks to my family, friends, and Gray Talent for the constant support. Rest in peace, Malcom Miller.”
Julia Salatti: Actor Tibbits 2019: West Side Story and Goldilocks. 1st season. Favorite Roles: Ado Annie in Oklahoma! and Miranda in The Tempest at Rider University, Nina Rosario in In the Heights at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, Soloist in Broadway Cabaret with Infinity Theatre Co., Rusty in Footloose at Imagination Stage, Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof with Pasadena Theatre Co.and Éponine in Les Misérables at Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts. Training: Rider University, BFA in Musical Theatre ’20. “I am so thrilled to be spending my summer working on one of my all-time favorite shows! Thank you to Charles, Kevin and the rest of the Tibbits team for giving me this wonderful opportunity and of course, thank you to my parents for your constant love and support.”
Rhys Scheibe: Actor Tibbits 2019: Joseph…Dreamcoat, West Side Story. 1st Season. Favorite Roles: Johnny Cash/Elvis Presley in Million Dollar Quartet at Infinity Theatre Co; Caleb in Spitfire Grill at Paramount Theater; Mr. Ismay in Titanic at Emerson Stage. Training: Emerson College. “You have to have hope” – Tony Kushner
MEET THE CREW
Kevin Halpin: Director/Choreographer Tibbits 2019: West Side Story. 18th season. At Tibbits: Jesus Christ Superstar, Damn Yankees, Oklahoma!, Peter Pan, Pippin, A Chorus Line, The Producers (Wilde Award Nominated), Chicago (Wilde Award-Best Choreography), Sweet Charity, The Full Monty, Crazy for You, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Grease, They’re Playing Our Song and The Music Man, on stage in the summer of 1985. Favorite Productions: A Little Night Music, Violet, Legally Blonde, Sweeney Todd, Anything Goes, Carousel, She Loves Me, Rent, Tommy and many others. Director of Musical Theatre Program at SUNY-Cortland. “As always, this Production is dedicated to my family–including my wife Cindy (a Tibbits alum), my daughters Aisling (a Tibbits alum) and Cassidy (a Tibbits alum)—with whom anything is possible, without whom nothing matters.”
Cheryl VanDuzen: Music Director Tibbits 2019: West Side Story. 16th season. At Tibbits: Jesus Christ Superstar, Oklahoma!, Peter Pan,The Producers, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Wilde Award winner for Music Direction), She Loves Me, Crazy For You, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Favorite Productions: National tour of Grease. Training: The University of Michigan School of Music and also is a choir director in Ann Arbor.
Marie Green: Shop Manager, Costume Designer Tibbits 2019: Be My Baby, West Side Story. 2nd Season. At Tibbits: Popcorn Theatre Costume Designer 2018. Favorite Productions: Charlotte’s Web at Tibbits, Love’s Labour’s Lost: The Musical and Rhinoceros at Webster University. Training: Recent Grad of Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University. “Huge thank you to all the people who have helped my get to this point: my parents, friends back home and my Tibbits family. I am excited to spend another great summer in Michigan!”
Catie Blencowe: Lighting Designer Tibbits 2019: Be My Baby, Joseph…Dreamcoat, West Side Story, See How They Run. 3rd season. At Tibbits: Mixed Emotions, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Resident Alien, The Cemetery Club, Damn Yankees, Footloose, The Fox on the Fairway (3rd season). Favorite Productions: The Rocky Horror Show at Sam Houston State University, Macbeth at The Young Actors Guild, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches at The University of Arkansas. Training: University of Arkansas, MFA Candidate and Sam Houston State University BFA. “Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.” -Albert Einstein
Cheyenne Glassburn: Properties Tibbits 2019: Be My Baby, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, West Side Story, See How They Run. 2nd Season. At Tibbits: Carpenter for Mixed Emotions, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Resident Alien. Favorite Productions: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at Tibbits Opera House. Training: Eastern Michigan University.“’Sometimes we have to go deep inside ourselves to solve our problems’ – Patrick Star”
Nicholas Alteri: Production Stage Manager Tibbits 2019: West Side Story and See How They Run, 4th season.At Tibbits: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Damn Yankees, Footloose, Oklahoma!, The Addams Family. Training: Bachelors from SUNY Cortland & Masters from The City College of New York. “Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish”
West Side Story is presented with the support of the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities