Adrian Marchuk's THE SWEETEST SOUNDS Comes to Birdland, 2/3
Samantha Hill (Performer) is proudly from Winnipeg, Canada, and is currently the alternate for Christine Daae in Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera. In Canada, Samantha has performed in regional premieres of August: Osage County (Jean), The Light in the Piazza (Clara), Spring Awakening (Wendla), Nine (Carla) and Cats (Rumpleteaser). Other shows include Annie (Lily St. Regis), Chicago (Hunyak), and Beauty and the Beast (Belle). Samantha received an Ovation Award nomination for her work in The Light in the Piazza in Vancouver, Canada. She completed her BFA in Acting at the University of Alberta and also has a BA in Theatre from the University of Winnipeg. www.samanthahill.ca.
Jeigh Madjus (Performer) was born and raised in Toronto. Theatre credits: Jacob in La Cage aux Folles (1st National Broadway tour), Lola in Prison Dancer: The Musical (NYMF Outstanding Individual Performance Award), Chip Tolentino in Spelling Bee (STC), Mark in Altar Boyz (Angelwalk Theatre - Dora nominated) and Man 3 in Myths and Hymns (TIFT). Film/TV: Servitude, Prison Dancer: The Web Series. Jeigh is so excited to be continuing on this journey with The Sweetest Sounds. Thanks to Adrian and the amazing cast, and most importantly his friends and loving and supportive family. www.jeighmadjus.com.
David Atkinson (Musical Director/Arranger) has free-lanced everywhere from orchestra pits (Jersey Boys, Wicked) to Roy Thomson Hall (Canadian Tenors), in a range of styles including blues (Scott McCord and the Bonafide Truth), modern jazz (The Thing Is), and world music (Os Tropies). In 2008, David joined the silent film-inspired Keystone Theatre as music director, with whom he received the 2010 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Original Sound Design/Composition for his work on their first play "The Belle of Winnipeg". More recently, David appeared in Elton John's ensemble at this year's Fashion Cares benefit, as well as CBC Television's "Over The Rainbow" where he acted as Assistant Music Director.