Tibbits Cabarets run July 15 at Olivia’s Chop House in Jonesville, July 16 at Schuler’s Restaurant & Pub in Marshall, and July 17 at Sutton’s Deli in Angola, IN. Tickets for Olivia’s available HERE. Tickets for Schuler’s available HERE.
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MEET THE PERFORMERS
Sean Noonan (Director, Actor) Tibbits 2019: Joseph…Dreamcoat, West Side Story, See How They Run. Directing The Wind in the Willows. 4th season. At Tibbits: Oklahoma!, The Addams Family, Damn Yankees, Footloose, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Resident Alien. Directed Puss in Boots. Favorite Roles: Stephen Belber in The Laramie Project, Lank in Crazy For You, and Ray in Resident Alien. Training: Musical Theatre @ SUNY Cortland. “The Tibbits Opera House is such a unique and special place to work and I am always grateful to Kevin and Charles for giving me the opportunity to learn and grow here these past few years. Thank you to my friends and family for all their love and support, it means the world and more!”
Bailey Kote: Actor Tibbits 2019: Be My Baby, Joseph…Dreamcoat, The Wind in the Willows, West Side Story, Pinocchio. 2nd season. At Tibbits: Damn Yankees, Footloose, Puss in Boots, The Troll and the Elephant Prince. Favorite Roles: Wendy Jo in Footloose at the Tibbits, Clarice in West Side Story and Tricia in A Chorus Line at Cortland Repertory Theater. Training: BFA Musical Theatre- Rider University Class of 2020. “Thank you to Charles, Kevin, and Dougie for inviting me back to the Tibbits stage. Love to my family, friends and boyfriend for their constant encouragement and support.”
Erica Malachowski: Actor Tibbits 2019: Joseph…Dreamcoat, West Side Story. 1st season. Favorite Roles: Kristine, Dance Captain in A Chorus Line at The Schimmel Center under the direction of Baayork Lee, White Teenage Girl in Memphis at Weathervane Theatre, originating the roles of Madame Mnemosyne, Hysterical Woman in Love and Other Fables at Theatre By The Sea. Training: Pace University Musical Theatre BFA.“ ‘I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.’ For my parents, always.” @ep_malachowski
Brooke Jackson: Actor Tibbits 2019: Joseph…Dreamcoat, West Side Story, See How They Run, The Wind In The Willows. 2nd season. At Tibbits: Jesus Christ Superstar, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Favorite Roles: Miss Shingle in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Dull Gret/Angie in Top Girls.Training: SUNY Cortland. “I am beyond excited to be returning to Tibbits this year. Special thanks to Mom, Dad, Charles, Kevin, and the rest of the amazing staff.”
Kat Katona, Actor. Tibbits 2019: Joseph…Dreamcoat, Wind in the Willows, West Side Story, Pinnochio. 1st season. Favorite role: Fritzie, Cabaret, White Plains Performing Arts Center; Director of ASL Rocky NYC–Rocky Horror Picture Show in American Sign Language. Training: Columbia College Chicago (Sign Language Interpretation), Jacob’s Pillow Musical Theater Program. “6’1″ – because you were wondering. And no, too tall for Rockettes.”
Matthew C. Scott: Actor, Director Tibbits 2019: Be My Baby, West Side Story, Directing Pinocchio. 1st season. Favorite roles: John Dickinson in 1776, The Baker in Into the Woods and the Reverend Mother in Nunsense A-Men. Training: Regent University Grad studies. “After all these years, I am finally looking forward to working and setting foot on the Tibbits stage.”
Stephanie Burdick: Actor Tibbits 2019: Next to Normal Favorite Roles: Sally in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Rizzo in Grease, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, Narrator in Joseph…Dreamcoat, and Woman 1 in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Training: BS in secondary education in theatre, speech, English, & journalism from Ball State University and a Master of Humanities from Tiffin University. “Thanks to my husband Clint and to all of you for supporting live theatre!”
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 SpitfireGrill at Paramount Theater; Mr. Ismay in Titanic at Emerson Stage. Training: Emerson College. “You have to have hope” – Tony Kushner
MEET THE CREW
Charles Burr: Artistic Director, Director Tibbits 2019: Be My Baby, Goldilocks, See How They Run. 37th Season. At Tibbits: The Look of Love, Run For Your Wife, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder and 90 other productions. Favorite Roles: Captain Hook in Peter Pan, Arvide in Guys and Dolls, Elwood in Harvey and Moonface in Anything Goes. Favorite Productions: “Whatever I’m working on.” Training: Eastern Michigan University. “I still get a thrill stepping on this stage. Thanks, Bobb, for making me audition here all those years ago.
Lisa Lawrence: Musical Director, Pianist Tibbits 2019: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Dinner Theatre Cabaret. 4th season. At Tibbits: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Damn Yankees, The Addams Family. Favorite Productions: Sweeney Todd at Mt. Washington Valley Theatre; Lili Marlene Off-Broadway Write Act Repertory NYC; Pirates of Penzance at Amarillo Opera; West Side Story, Into the Woods, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood at NWMSU; Little Women at Metro Theatre Orlando; The Addams Family and GGLAM at Tibbits. Training: Northwest Missouri State University. “Love and gracious thanks to Lucille and William Lawrence (mom and dad) for constant encouragement, Drs. Patricia and Charles Schultz for knowledge and opportunities, and Kennon Balster for my first gig! Thank you Charles Burr; the talented cast, crew, and orchestra of “Joseph”; and Jennifer and JR Colbeck for this magical theatrical experience!!”