Adventure Theatre MTC Sets Cast of OLIVER!

Adventure Theatre MTC Sets Cast of OLIVER!

Adventure Theatre MTC has announced the cast of this summer's OLIVER!, ATMTC's two-act steampunk reimagining of the musical by Lionel Bart.

Actors Melynda Burdette, Marni Ratner, Keith Richards, Danny Pushkin, Greg Twomey, Jennie Lutz, Kelsea Edgerly, Melrose Pyne, Rick Westerkamp, and Sean Elias join Helen Hayes Award recognized actors Felicia Curry and Rick Hammerly.

Additionally, the cast features several youth performers and ATMTC students including Franco Cabanas as Oliver and Goodnight Moon's Jake Foster as The Artful Dodger.

"I'm thrilled to be able to be working with this incredible ensemble in this re-imagined version of OLIVER!," says director Joseph Ritsch, Co-Producing Artistic Director for Rep Stage. "The cast includes some of the best talent in the region. Existing fans of the musical will be delightfully surprised, and newcomers to the show will be as equally enthralled."

OLIVER! is being directed by Joseph Ritsch, with music direction by William Yanesh and choreographed by Helen Hayes Award nominee Rachel Leigh Dolan. All performances will take place at Round House Theatre in Bethesda, MD July 24- August 16, 2015.

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) is an award-winning children's theater and training academy. With locations in both Glen Echo Park and Rockville, Md., ATMTC serves over 100,000 children and adults each year with theatrical productions and the highest quality musical theater training, which help develop the next generation of artists and life-long theatre patrons.

"OLIVER!" CAST

Nancy...................................................................................... Felicia Curry

Fagin....................................................................................... Rick Hammerly

The Widow Conrey & Ensemble................................................ Melynda Burdette

Mrs. Bedwin/ Mrs. Sowerberry/ Old Sally/ Ensemble.................. Marni Ratner

Mr. Sowerberry/ Mr. Brownlow/ Chairman & Fagin U/S................ Keith Richards

Mr. Bumble, Dr. Grimley, Night Watchman, Ensemble................ Danny Pushkin

Bill Sykes & Ensemble............................................................. Greg Twomey

Female Ensemble/ Widow U/S.................................................. Jennie Lutz

Female Ensemble/ Mrs. Sowerberry U/S.................................... Kelsea Edgerly

Female Ensemble..................................................................... Melrose Pyne

Male Ensemble/ Mr. Bumble, Dr. Grimley,
Night Watchman, Mr. Brownlow, Mr. Sowerberry,
Chairman U/S........................................................................... Rick Westerkamp

Male Ensemble/ Bill Sykes U/S................................................. Sean Elias

Male Ensemble........................................................................ Kyle Louviere

Oliver....................................................................................... Franco Cabanas

The Artful Dodger..................................................................... Jake Foster

Noah/Thief/Ensemble/Dodger U/S............................................. Sam Cornbrooks

Bet/Ensemble.......................................................................... Kendall Jones

Charlotte/Ensemble.................................................................. Josephine Matta

Orphan/Charley Bates/Ensemble............................................... Elias Rodriguez

Orphan/Thief/Ensemble............................................................ Donathan Arnold

Orphan/Thief/Ensemble............................................................ John Ray

Orphan/Thief/Ensemble............................................................ Charlotte "Lottie" Doughty

Orphan/Thief/Ensemble............................................................ Arya Balian

Orphan/Thief/Ensemble/Oliver U/S............................................ Henry Niepoetter

Orphan/Thief/Ensemble/Noah U/S............................................. Kevin Grieco

Orphan/Ensemble..................................................................... Taylor Rand

Bet/Charlotte U/S..................................................................... Nadia Gaylin

Nancy U/S............................................................................... Katie Culligan


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