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42nd Street

42nd Street is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC. www.concordtheatricals.com

Original Direction and Dances by GOWER CHAMPION

Originally Produced on Broadway by DAVID MERRICK

In compliance with the Healthy Elon protocols, all audience members – regardless of vaccination status – must wear masks in indoor campus spaces.

Special Thanks

Dr. Connie Book, Dr. Aswani Volety, Dr. Gabie Smith, Chair Lauren Kearns, NCCU Theater, Whitney Goodman

Cast

Abner Dillion/Ensemble, Julian Marsh U/SAndy Edelman
Andy Lee/EnsembleRenell Taylor
Ann Reilly (Anytime Annie), Peggy Sawyer U/SAlex Pouloutides
Bert BarryZion Middleton
Bert U/S, Pat Denning U/S, Abner Dillion/Ensemble U/SAidan Levinson
Billy LawlorSayo Oni
Dorothy BrockAudrey Trullinger
Dorothy Brock U/S, Maggie U/SAbby Harnum
Ensemble #1 F., Phyllis Dale U/S, Lorraine Flemming U/SCaroline Borio
Ensemble #2 F./EthelShannon O’Shaughnessy
Ensemble #3 F./Diane LorimerKatie Jo Fulks
Ensemble #4 M.Bryant Howard
Ensemble #5 M., Billy U/SDaniel Brackett
Ensemble #6 M., Mac U/S, Oscar U/STimothy Brausch
SwingKimmy Sessions
Julian MarshWeston LeCrone
Lorraine FlemmingCamille Fundingsland
Mac, EnsembleAlex Segarra
Maggie JonesElsa Oates Keefe
Oscar, Ensemble, Andy Lee U/SJaron Cole
Pat DenningZeth Dixon
Peggy SawyerMary Kate McDonald
Phyllis Dale, Ann Reilly (Anytime Annie) U/SHannah Hubbard

Creative Team

Co-DirectorsAlexandra Joye Warren
Chari Arespacochaga
ChoreographerDeborah Leamy
Assistant ChoreographersHannah Hubbard
Renell Taylor
Music Director/ConductorChris Rayis
Asst. Student Music DirectorAbby Harnum
PianoTyson Hankins
Artistic DirectorJulio Matos
Assistant Scenic DesignerJessica Valente
Scenic ArtistJonathan Jensen
Elizabeth Brady
Costume CoordinatorJack Smith
Assistant Costume DesignerRiley Gibson
Sound DesignerMike Smith
Lighting DesignerArthur Reese
Assistant Lighting DesignersAlex Nemfakos
Hannah Brown
Stage ManagerAllyson Vogel
Assistant Stage ManagerHaley Robles

Production Team

Production ManagerBill Webb
Technical DirectorJP Mullican
Asst. Technical DirectorEric Kanzinger
Costume Shop ManagerHeidi Jo Scheimer
Props SupervisorNatalie Taylor Hart
Props CoordinatorHaley Richey
Props ArtisanBecca Wycoff
Audio EngineerSydney Bell
Audio 2Sarah Adams
Sound CrewSarah Fetherston
Light Board OperatorSophia Walper
Followspot OperatorsCollin Flanagan
Derick Donato
Light CrewMari Davis
Maretha Rawls
Erik Dilauro
Deck ChiefEric Kanzinger
Deck CrewErik Houck
Kameron Askew
Keri Anderson
Mia McManamy
Fly OperatorsCharles Pelletier
Ella Huestis
Kayla Jordan
Wardrobe CrewCharlee Rubino
Ellie Schwartz
Katie Kapp
Summer Severin
Front-of-House SupervisorDavid McGraw
Poster DesignSydney Dye
House ManagerLaura McGuire

Musical Numbers

Overture & Opening Act One ……….Dancers

Young and Healthy ……….Peggy, Billy

In Four: Shadow Waltz ……….Maggie

In Three: Shadow Waltz ……….Dorothy

Production: Shadow Waltz ……….Dorothy, Ensemble

Reprise: Shadow Waltz ……….Dorothy

Go Into Your Dance ……….Maggie, Peggy, Annie, Phyllis, Lorraine, Andy

You’re Getting to be a Habit with Me ……….Dorothy

Getting Out of Town ……….Maggie, Bert, Pat, Full Ensemble

Dames ……….Billy, Full Ensemble

I Know Now ……….Dorothy, Billy, Full Ensemble

We’re in the Money ……….Annie, Phyllis, Lorraine, Peggy, Full Ensemble

There’s a Sunny Side to Ev’ry Situation ……….Annie & Full Ensemble

Lullaby of Broadway ……….Julian, Billy, Andy, Bert, Annie, Phyllis, Lorraine, Maggie, Abner, & Full Ensemble

About a Quarter to Nine ……….Dorothy, Peggy

Shuffle Off to Buffalo ……….Bert, Maggie, Annie, & Full Ensemble

Forty-Second Street ……….Peggy & Full Ensemble

Finale Act Two ……….Julian & Full Ensemble

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Bios

Tyson Hankins

Deborah Leamy

JP Mullican

Chris Rayis

Natalie Taylor Hart

Arthur Reese

Alexandra Joye Warren

Sarah Kay Adams

Kameron Askew

Sydney Bell

Daniel Brackett

Elizabeth Brady

Timothy Scott Brausch

Hannah Elise Brown

Jaron Cole

Zeth Dixon

Andy Edelman

Camille Fundingsland

Katie Fulks

Abby Harnum

Erik Houck

Bryant Howard

Hannah Hubbard

Eric Kanzinger

Elsa Oates Keefe

Weston LeCrone

Ella Huestis

Mary Kate McDonald

Mia McManamy

Alex Nemfakos

Shannon O’Shaughnessy

Sayo Oni

Alex Pouloutides

Zion Middleton

Haley Robles

Alex Segarra

Summer Severin

Kimmy Sessions

Renell Taylor

Audrey Trullinger

Allyson Vogel

Tyson Hankins

Tyson Hankins is one of the full-time staff accompanists for the musical theatre program at Elon University. A classically trained pianist, Tyson is able to play a multitude of genres ranging from classical to pop and everything in between. Since beginning work here in 2006, he has accompanied many musical productions at Elon University, as well as numerous musical productions for community theatre and professional organizations in the area.

Deborah Leamy

Deb has performed on Broadway in Never Gonna Dance, Sweet Sell of Success, and was an original cast member of the Tony winning Broadway musical Fosse. Regional/National tours include: Chicago, Phantom of the Opera, Joseph...Dreamcoat, Bye, Bye Birdie, Kiss Me Kate, and A Chorus Line. Choreographer/Director for productions of Legally Blonde, Fugitive Songs, Damn Yankees, Pippin, My Way, Shrek, Roar of the Greasepaint..., and Grease as well as various cabarets, benefits/revues. In 2016 she created the west coast version of the NYC AIDS benefit BROADWAY BARES, in San Francisco, in conjunction with BC/EFA.

JP Mullican

JP has served as the Performing Arts Technical Director since Fall 2017. Prior to Elon, he worked as a lead craftsperson and project manager on productions such as Paw Patrol Live. Outside of Elon, he continues work as a freelance technical designer on productions such as the Frozen Australian Tour, The Beauty and the Beast in Shanghai, and The Phantom of the Opera World Tour. In his free time, JP builds custom furniture and runs an ever-increasing number of virtual Dungeons & Dragons campaigns. He couldn’t do any of this without the constant support of his amazing partner.

Chris Rayis

Broadway: FROZEN. National Tour: Hamilton; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Elf; Man Of La Mancha. Film: The Last 5 Years. Off-Broadway: Far From Heaven; Cruel Intentions. TV: Jeopardy!; Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?. Proud part-owner of Manchester United, the world's greatest football club.

Natalie Taylor Hart

Natalie Taylor Hart is a Scenic Designer and the Associate Chair of Performing Arts at Elon University. Selected Scenic Designs: New York: Tech Support (59E59TH, Off-Broadway); Tartuffe (Queens Theatre, Off-Off-Broadway); Slave Shack (Algonquin Theatre); Associate Designer for The Wiz (The Netherlands). Regional: Life in the Fat Lane (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park); Having Our Say, Our Town {Scenic Consultant}, Fences {Finalist in World Stage Design 2017 Taipei}, White Lightning (Triad Stage). Exhibitions: USITT Design Expo, Prague Quadrennial, World Stage Design Finalist 2017, Lincoln Center Portfolio Review. MFA, Ohio University. Proud member of IATSE USA Local 829. natalietaylorhart.com

Arthur Reese

Arthur M. Reese received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Virginia. Reese was the first and to our knowledge, is still the only African American to earn this degree from UVA. Professor Reese is known throughout the United States and abroad for his technical prowess in the theater realm. He has set the mood for the past 32 years as Technical Director for the National Black Theater Festival in Winston-Salem, NC. He has designed sets and lighting for Maya Angelou, John Amos, Samuel L. Jackson, the Negro Ensemble Co. and over a thousand other productions.

Alexandra Joye Warren

Alexandra Joye Warren is the Founding Artistic Director of JOYEMOVEMENT. Her most recent projects include Head Over Heels (Choreographer), Womanifesto (Performer, choreographed by Amelia Renee Byrd) 42nd Street (Director), A Wicked Silence (Playwright, Director, Choreographer), and Movin On’ (Choreographer) a new work in development by Julio Matos and John Franceschina. She was selected for the 2022-2023 Artist-In-Residence for the North Carolina Dance Festival. Alexandra Joye Warren is currently an Assistant Professor of Performing Arts at Elon University, Director/Choreographer for the Music Theatre program.

Sarah Kay Adams

Sarah is a junior now, here at Elon, a double major in Arts Administration and Theatre Design/Technology with a concentration in sound and light. In her most recent shows, she was the Sound Designer for Concord Floral here at Elon and Audio Technician 1 at the Bigfork Summer Playhouse for Guys and Dolls, Mamma Mia, Freaky Friday, and The Full Monty. She had so much fun creating with the dancers and choreographer, and would like to thank everyone who has helped her through this process: friends, family, faculty and staff. Sarah hopes you enjoy the show!

Kameron Askew

Kameron Askew is so glad to be performing in his second Collage performance at Elon University. Last semester he performed in Renegade's production of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee directed by Jaron Cole. He will also be performing in the MainStage musical Head Over Heels this fall in the dance ensemble. He is so thankful for the artist he gets to work with in this department and looks forward to a wonderful year!

Sydney Bell

Sydney Bell is a senior Theatrical Design and Technology and Arts Administration major from Atlanta, Georgia. She is honored to work with so many talented artists and is overjoyed to close out her Elon career with this beautiful show. Sydney’s notable Elon credits include Beast Mode Champion (Stage Manager), We Will Rock You (Asst. Stage Manager), and Clown Bar(Asst. Stage Manager). Sydney has enjoyed working with this wonderful team and is excited to share this production with everyone! Sydney would like to thank her parents and friends for their love and support.

Daniel Brackett

Daniel Brackett is senior in the music theatre program. At Elon, he has appeared in Fugitive Songs, Damn Yankees, and Once On This Island. Born and raised in Southern California, Daniel has worked with several companies in the area including Ensemble Theatre Company, 5 Star Theatricals, Rubicon Theatre Company, and Ventura Ballet Company. Upon graduation, Daniel plans to move to New York to pursue a Broadway career, and eventually land back in sunny SoCal.

Elizabeth Brady

Elizabeth is a senior graduating with a degree in Theatrical Design and Technology Major and Arts Administration. She couldn't think of a more fun show to end her Elon career with. She would like to thank the cast, crew, and production team for making this such a positive experience.

Timothy Scott Brausch

I am so grateful to have the opportunity to close out my performance career at Elon with this powerful and moving show, just as I closed out my high school performance career with the same one. Thank you to my professors, family, and friends for guiding me along the way.

Hannah Elise Brown

Hannah Elise Brown is a senior with majors in Arts Administration and Theatrical Design and Technology, with concentrations in stage management and lighting design and a minor in Business Administration. She is so excited to be able to be the lighting designer for both Concord Floral and Inferior Sex along with the stage manager for Clue! Some of her past credits at Elon include Movin' On (Lighting Designer) and Fall Dance Concert 2021 (Stage Manager/Lighting Designer). She would like to thank her family and friends, as she would not be able to do this without them!

Jaron Cole

A senior in the Music Theatre and Arts Administration programs. Elon highlights: Spelling Bee (Director/Choreographer), Into the Woods (Mysterious Man), the President of Renegade Productions, and the Artistic Director of Elon Cares for the last two years. Jaron has worked administratively with The Muny and The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ. Thank you friends and family!

Zeth Dixon

Zeth Dixon is a 3rd year Music Theatre Major here at Elon University. Some of his favorite credits include Eddie in Mamma Mia (Bigfork Summer Playhouse), Crapshooter/Ensemble in Guys & Dolls (Bigfork Summer Playhouse), Pat Denning/Ensemble in 42nd Street (Elon University), and Man #1 in Songs for a New World (Nashville Children’s Theatre). He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated and also serves in many leadership positions here on campus.

Andy Edelman

Andy is thrilled to be ending his time at Elon with Movin' On. Working on this show has been a dream. Thank you to Professor Matos and all those involved! Andy is looking forward to moving to NYC after Graduation. Regional/Previous Credits: 42nd Street, Footloose, La Cage Aux Folles, The Music Man, Chicago, West Side Story.

Camille Fundingsland

Camille Fundingsland is a second year BFA Musical Theatre Major all the way from San Diego, California. She is incredibly excited to take part in her first Elon production as Lorraine in 42nd Street. Recent credits include Little Women (Beth), Xanadu (Kira), and Newsies (Katherine). Special thanks to her voice professor Dr. Polly, Mom, Dad, and her little sis Audrey for all the support! Instagram: @camille_nf

Katie Fulks

Katie is a proud native of Huntington, West Virginia and senior at Elon University pursuing a B.F.A in Dance Performance & Choreography and a B.A. in Arts Administration. At Elon, she has performed choreography by Christal Brown, Casey Avaunt, Jen Guy Metcalf, and Amy Beasley. Katie had the extreme pleasure to perform in Elon Music Theatre’s production of 42nd Street. This summer, Katie performed in Tarzan the musical, Honey in the Rock, and Romeo and Juliet with Theatre West Virginia. Katie is also a researcher studying the propaganda potential of ballet choreography with a focus on Soviet Union ballets.

Abby Harnum

Abby Harnum is a current proud member of the Music Theatre BFA class of 2023 here at Elon University. Most recently, Abby traveled to Florence, Italy this past summer and performed in the Ensemble of La Bohéme and La Traviata. She has also been seen as Gertrude McFuzz in the Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company’s production of Seussical and as Sister Sophia in their production of The Sound of Music. Abby is very grateful to be a part of this production and she’d like to thank her friends, family and the Elon faculty for their support.

Erik Houck

Erik is super excited to be performing here at Elon alongside his peers! Previous roles Erik has played include Tom of Warwick in the Broadway tour of Camelot and Roger in ITS’s Rent.

Bryant Howard

Bryant is an Elon Music Theatre senior, and this is his last show at the university. Other university credits include 42nd Street (Ensemble) and Movin' On (Scott u/s). This past summer, Bryant was at Timber Lake Playhouse fulfilling various roles in the summer season. Some credits include Khashoggi (We Will Rock You), Kyle/Dance Captain (Legally Blonde), Tony (West Side Story), Danny Zuko (Grease), as well as the regional premiere of Escape To Margaritaville at Timber Lake Playhouse. Bryant would like to thank his friends, his class (superstars MT23), his family, and the creative team for all of their hard work on the show. Enjoy the show!

Hannah Hubbard

Hannah is a current senior in the Music Theatre and Arts Administration program here at Elon and she cannot wait to get back on stage, especially in a tap dance show. Hannah's been tapping since she was four years old and has been in various tap shows like Anything Goes and Crazy For You. When not tapping on stage you can find her tapping in the garage with her dad or trying to convince her mom to join in. I hope you enjoy the show!

Eric Kanzinger

Eric is currently a senior at Elon studying Theatrical Design and Technology with a focus in technical direction and scenic construction with a minor in communications. He has been a part of the theatre world since sixth grade, both acting and working backstage, but fell in love with the technical world at the end of his high school career. Eric would like to thank the wonderful design team, directing team, actors, professors, and his family for helping him get to where he is today and for creating such a wonderful show.

Elsa Oates Keefe

Elsa is a junior Musical Theatre Major from Lowell, MA. Recent credits include; Fun Home (Paramount theatre Aurora), Sister Act (Geva Theatre Center), 42nd Street (Elon University), Bubbly Black Girl (Elon University), The Who’s Tommy (Seacoast Rep). Many thanks to her mentors, friends, and family for their unwavering support. Special shoutout to her voice teacher Kenneth Lee! @elsakeefe

Weston LeCrone

Weston is thrilled to be on both sides of the table for his final Elon credit! Previous Elon productions include 42nd Street, Fugitive Songs, Damn Yankees, Bent, and #silenced (Co-Director). Regional/professional credits include The Sound of Music (Beef & Boards), Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins (The Prizery), And Then They Came For Me (Indiana Rep). Special thanks to the cast, crew, and creative team for all their dedication to this project. Much love to Mom and Dad.

Ella Huestis

Ella is a sophomore Music Theatre student from Dallas, TX and is thrilled to be making her mainstage debut, while also working behind the table as Dance Captain and Associate Choreographer, alongside superstar Collin Flanagan, for the production (with work on Vision of Nowness, Get Up and Go, Vacation, Head Over Heels)! Elon Credits include Collage, Elon Cares, Grand Night, Movin' On (Ensemble Swing) and they are ecstatic to be performing as Darla Dawson in Deep Water Ballad this Spring. Past credits include Bonnie (Bonnie & Clyde), Roxie (Chicago), Little Sally/Dance Captain (Urinetown), Katherine/Dance Corps (Newsies). Ella also serves as a Promotional/House Manager for the Department of Performing Arts. Huge thanks to Professor Warren, Professor Rayis, and to this incredible company for their resilience and joy! We got the beat! @ellagracehuestis

  

Mary Kate McDonald

MK McDonald is thrilled to be participating in Collage! Recent credits include Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street, Dorothy in Wizard of Oz, and Patrice in 13. MK is also appearing as Ismene in Renegade's Antigone this fall at Elon. Thank you to Dr. McCarty, Professor Liu, Tyson Hankins, Faythe Kelly and Giselle Watts! @marykate.mcdonald

Mia McManamy

Mia is a Sophomore from Kansas City, Missouri majoring in Music Theatre with a minor in Communications as well as an Elon College Fellow. She is absolutely ecstatic to be making her Elon mainstage debut dancing in "Head Over Heels" alongside this incredible company. Some of her favorite recent roles include Judy Bernly (9 to 5) and Rosie (Mamma Mia!). Recent Elon Credits include Collage '22, Grand Night '22, and Movin' On last spring. She would not be here without her incredible family, teachers, and support system!

Alex Nemfakos

Alex is a Senior TDT major with a concentration in lighting and stage management. This year she is the lighting designer on Heart of Shrapnel, Sense and Sensibilities, and The Cherry Orchard. Additionally, she is one of several lighting designers on the Fall Dance Concert and an assistant lighting designer on 42nd Street.

Shannon O’Shaughnessy

Shannon is a Senior Drama and Theatre Studies Major here at Elon, with minors in Music and Dance. Previous productions at Elon include, The Wolves (dramaturg) and 42nd Street (Ensemble/Ethel). This past Spring she spent the semester studying Classical Acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Shannon is thrilled to be a part of this show and wants to thank her family and friends for their constant love and support.

Sayo Oni

Sayo Oni is a Junior at Elon University in the Musical Theatre BFA program. Some of his most recent credits are The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, Beast Mode Champion, and Songs for a New World. Sayo would like to thank his mom, dad, sisters, niece, and extended family and friends for their unlimited support. Sayo would also like to thank the creative team and cast for all of their hard work on this production. He's incredibly grateful for the opportunity to perform and be surrounded by this talented ensemble.

Alex Pouloutides

Alex is a senior BFA music theatre major and is thrilled to be making her Elon MT debut in 42nd Street. She has previously appeared on the McCrary Stage in the 2020 spring dance concert Rite Of Seasons. She would like to thank Professor Matos, Ken, Sara, Nina, Gene, and Deb for their support, as well as LK and the dance department. She is so grateful to her mom, dad, and sister for their love and encouragement throughout this process. When in doubt, tap it out.

Zion Middleton

Zion Middleton is a junior BFA Music Theatre major from McDonough, Ga. His passion for social justice and change in today’s society is what drives his need to perform. Outside of performing he enjoys directing, playing soccer, and working at the Boys and Girl’s Club of Alamance County. Other theatre credits include: Aldolpho in The Drowsy Chaperone, Judas in Godspell. Lucas in Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, and Fortinbras in Hamlet. Special thanks to his mother, grandmother and brother!

Haley Robles

Haley is a sophomore double major in Theatrical Design & Technology and Psychology from Lakeland, Florida! She is thrilled for you all to see this amazing show filled with so much talent and hard work. Her previous credits include Assistant Stage Manager for The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin. She hopes that you all enjoy the show and would like to thank her family, friends, and the wonderful company of 42nd Street!

Alex Segarra

Alex Segarra, born in Chicago and raised in Miami, is now a senior Music Theater major with 42nd Street being his second main-stage production, previously performing in the McCrary theater in Once On This Island his freshman year. Being a strong dancer along with having a natural stage presence, he has been in various other performances throughout his collegiate career through student-produced showcases such as Grand Night and Elon Cares. Saying goodbye is never easy, but he is excited to perform in a show one more time before he graduates. Special thanks to his family and friends, enjoy the show!

Summer Severin

Summer is a sophomore Music Theatre major and Music Production minor. She is so thrilled to be associate music directing for the first time for this outrageous show. She would like to thank Chris Rayis for mentoring her through this amazing opportunity. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Kimmy Sessions

Kimmy Sessions is thrilled to be a part the Spring Dance Concert. She is a junior from South Florida majoring in Arts Administration, minoring in dance, theatre arts and business. Previous Elon credits include Fall Dance Concert and 42nd Street (Swing). During her time here, she has had the opportunity to study dance abroad in Florence and Ghana. Thank you to the creative team for this opportunity. Enjoy the show!

Renell Taylor

Renell Taylor (Performer) is delighted to be making an appearance in Collage. Recent/Favorite credits include Lucky in Dames at Sea at the National WWII Museum, Specs in Newsies with Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre, and Ensemble in Chicago at The Lex. He is a senior at Elon University where he is double majoring with a minor to receive a BFA in Musical Theatre, a BA in Arts Administration, as well as a minor in business administration. Renell would like to give special thanks to his family and friends as well as all of the amazing educators he has had the pleasure to learn from.

Audrey Trullinger

Audrey is a Senior Music Theatre Major here at Elon. This is her FIRST time in an Elon Mainstage Musical and to say she is excited would be an understatement. She would like to thank her friends and family for being there for her through everything! Love you all!

Allyson Vogel

Allyson Vogel is a senior majoring in Biology and Theatrical Design and Technology with a focus in stage management. She is excited to assistant lighting design Head Over Heels! Her recent shows include 42nd Street (stage manager) and The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (stage manager). She is so proud of all the hard work put into this show, and she looks forward to the rest of her senior year.