SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!

SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!Looking for an amazing afternoon or evening out with your family or with friends? Come see this fantastic show featuring all of your favorite characters! The talent is phenomenal and you really could not ask for a better cast to play these iconic roles!

Performances January 12th at 7 PM, January 13th at 2 and 7:30 PM and January 13th at 3 PM (snow dates January 19-21) at the Grinton Will Library 1500 Central Park Ave Yonkers, NY! Tickets are cheaper in advance than at the door (where only cash or check is accepted) with a discount for groups of 10 to one performance!

Seating is also assigned NOT general admission and tickets are going fast especially for our matinees so purchase your tickets now for the best availability!

To purchase your tickets in advance visit https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3130202 or call 1-800-838-3006!

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SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures! Thomas Losito as Pinocchio Thomas is thrilled to be bringing Pinocchio the little puppet boy to life on stage in LRT's production of Shrek.("I'm not a puppet, I'm a real boy!") Other favorite roles include, Mr. Sowerberry in LRT"s production of Oliver and Mr. Fogg in The City Island Theater Group's production of Sweeney Todd. SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!Martina Mehta as Sugar Plum Fairy/Gingy Martina Mehta was born in New Orleans, LA. She is a self-taught vocalist who studied Musical Theatre at the University of Tulsa in Ok. Theater credits Include: The Secret Garden, The Most Miserable Christmas Tree, Steel Magnolias, Hairspray, Hot L Baltimore, Rent, Mame, Cabaret, Bully Me Not, All Shook Up,Guys and; Dolls, A Little Night Music, Fame, Final Dress Rehearsal ; Daughters of the Lone Star State.Professional Credits Include: Artistic Director for the Empty Closet Women: Founder of the LGBT Group "Kind of a Drag", Feature Appearance with James Brown at his 50 th Soul Music Festival, Semi
Finalist for the Pussycat Dolls Reality Show, Leading Role "Christina Miller" in the Web Lesbian TV Series "The Lovers N Friends Show", Leading Role "Anna" in the Independent Film "Fighting for Faith", She played Semi Professional Football through the NWFL ; She has an Album "News @ 11" Released with her Band "Dark Star Revolt". SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!Stephanie Lourenco as Mama Ogre/Mama Bear Stephanie recently made her debut at Studio 54 Below as a soloist in "An Evening of Cult Musical, a benefit for the ACLU". She will also be playing Justin/Inkeeper's Wife in Frankenstein Off-Broadway. Other recent credits include Zelda in the original Halloween musical "Halloween Hotel" with Westchester Sandbox Theatre, Martha in The Secret Garden with LRT for which she was nominated for a BroadwayWorld regional award for "Best Supporting Actress in a Musical", Sour Kangaroo in LRT's Seussical, Dudette in the NY Regional Premiere of "The Toxic Avenger" with PMT Productions. She is also a freelance costume designer, working wtih schools and theaters throughout the county. SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!

Ken Skjeveland as Papa Ogre/Papa Bear Ken is honored to be a part of this amazing cast for his second show with LRT. Ken enjoyed performing in many theatrical productions in high school, college and recently with Local Celebrity Theaters production of Hairspray. Other notable performances include Grease (Roger), Carousel (Mr Snow), Many Moons (Lord High Chamberlain), Godspell (Lamar), 12 Angry Men (Juror #8) The Secret Garden (Major Holmes/Archibald Craven), and many others. Ken also currently performs with his band, The Uninvited. He also performs with Knock Em Dead Comedy on Long Island. He lives in Hartsdale with Lori, and their children, Andrew and Kira. SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!Michael Vernon as Big Bad Wolf
Michael Vernon is excited to make his debut with Little Radical Theatrics, and is proud to be returning to acting after spending many years singing with the Gotham Rock Choir and Unsettled Scores in the City. Previous roles include Mr. MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie and Mr. Mayor in Seussical, both in his hometown of Strongsville, Ohio. He was recently the keyboardist for the local band Violet Fire, and has been teaching himself the drums

SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!

Mary Katherine Breen as Wicked Witch
Mary Katherine Breen is making her debut with LRT and couldn't be more thrilled. A native of the Bronx, MK is a graduate of AMDA where she trained alongside Phillip George, Emily Skinner, and Dan Daily; The vocal coachings of John & Anne Myers. Previous credits include Camelot at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Farout in NYC's Fringe Festival featuring Nick Adams & Spencer Liff, Featured performer with Joey Casella Productions, as well as Guys and Dolls (Adelaide), Into the Woods (Little Red), to name a few. SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!

Lior Shaham as Little Pig
Lior is thrilled to be part of the LRT family for the 4th time! Previous credits with LRT include: Pugsley (The Addams Family), Heavenly Friend (Carousel) and Charley Bates (Oliver!). Other credits include Phoebe (As You Like It), Dr. Chumley (Harvey), Jimmy (Almost Maine), Peter van Daan (Diary of Anne Frank), Roscoe Dexter (Singing in the Rain Jr), Eddie Flagrante (Zombie Prom), Tiny Tom (Urinetown), Lost Boy (Peter Pan), Cinderella's Prince (Into the Woods Jr), Eddie Kettle (Very Good Eddie), Pharaoh & Potipher (Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat) as well as touring the tri-state area and the Bahamas in an anti-bullying show. When not in rehearsal, Lior can be found playing jazz on his trumpet, classic rock on the drums, singing and attending school.
SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures! Mike Minecola as Little Pig

Mike Minecola - is thrilled to be back with LRT. Last time, he appeared in Little Radical Theatrics 20th Anniversary production of RENT. Recently, he performed alongside a wonderful cast as part of Actor Conservatory Theatres production of Full Monty. Favorite roles: Bye Bye Birdie (Mr. Macaffee), Urinetown (Officer Barrel), Arsenic & Old Lace (Teddy). & Working (Joe).As well as roles in Godspell, Footloose, She Loves Me and Smokey Joe's Café. He routinely performs as part of the Hope Players, to benefit breast cancer research. When he's not singing, he enjoys scaring people as part of Scared by the Sound Haunted. Attraction annually at Rye Playland SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!

Jordan Singer as Little Pig Jordan Singer is very excited to be in his first LRT production. Jordan has most recently been seen as the "goes" in Anything Goes and the "rock" in, you guessed it, School of Rock. He has spent most of the last year playing Flugle Horn 2 on tour with Hanson. SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures! MaryAnn Mallozzi as Fairy Godmother

MARYANN MALLOZZI is delighted to be waving her magic wand over this heartwarming production, with engaging music & lyrics, emotional depth for all ages, & perfect storytelling. An endearing, talented CAST of characters, who have now become FRIENDS, a dedicated crew, & the expert guidance & direction of Michael, Steve, Jennifer, & Fatima have made this experience a memorable one. A teacher by profession, and proud Oma to four remarkable grandkids, she has appeared in over 30 productions - dramas, comedies, and musicals - receiving a TANYS achievement award for ensemble acting in an original comedy. Musical credits include LRT's Carousel (Mrs. Mullin), The Wedding Singer (Rosie), Willy Wonka (Ms. Teavee), Fiddler on the Roof (Grandma Tzeitel), Nunsense (Sister Robert Anne), Grease (Miss Lynch), Mame (Agnes Gooch), Showboat (Mrs. O'Brien) and Hello Dolly! (Minnie Fay)

SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!

Miranda Miller as Ugly Duckling
This is Miranda's forth performance with Little Radical Theatrics' (LRT) wonderfully talented cast and crew. Her prior LRT productions include Oliver!, Suessical and The Secret Garden. Along with theater, Miranda's creative talents include singing, piano, drawing and dancing. She participates in her school's select chorus, consistently earns high marks as a vocalist in Westchester's NYSSMA and enjoys her jazz classes at Breaking Ground Dance Center. Along with playing volleyball and being an active member of Girl Scout troop 1202, Miranda is an avid reader, loves science and hanging out with friends. SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!

Justin Sanchez as Shoemaker's Elf

Justin A. Sanchez is excited to make his fourth appearance with the Little Radical Theatrics and to be returning to the stage after landing roles in LRT's "The Secret Garden" as one of the Servants, "Seussical" as one of the Wickersham Brothers and "Oliver" as one of Fagin's Gang members. Justin is no stranger to the stage he just finished the musical "The Full Monty" as Nathan Lukowski with Actors Conservatory Theatre, Seussical with Woodlands Drama Club where he was Nominated for The Metropolitan High School Theater Award for Feature Ensemble Member, he's been apart of the cast at the TDYCC Youth Theater since he was 7 years old with instructor Mr. Paul Kwame Johnson and he played Pinocchio in the R. J. Bailey Elementary school's musical "Shrek Jr. " Justin has always had a passion for acting, singing and dancing.

SHREK Is One Week Away! Meet the Kooky Fairytale Creatures!

Valentina is delighted to be back with "Little Radical Theatrics". This is her fifth production with LRT. She previously joined them in "Carrousel","Oliver","Seussical" and "Secret Garden. She has been performing in school plays since the 1st grade and recently she played "Rafiki" in "The Lion King Jr". Besides theatre, she enjoys singing and loves dancing in her recitals at Steffi Nossen School of Dance, where she takes jazz and modern dance. If she's not singing, acting or dancing... you can find Valentina in the pool, training for her next swimming competition.


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