has graced the Broadway stage, films, and television. She appeared on Broadway in I Love My Wife, On the 20th Century with Kevin Kline and Imogene Coca, as Ado Annie in Agnes DeMille's revival of Oklahoma and opposite Richard Burton in Camelot. She also starred in the Encores productions of Lady in the Dark and Allegro. Her film credits include Amadeus, Tootsie, Dead Again, Richie Rich, Black Sheep, Till There Way You, and Disney's My Favorite Martian opposite Jeff Daniels and Christopher Lloyd, which will be released this summer. On television she starred in Ink, The Cavanaughs, Rachel Gunn, R.N., Valerie, Saturday Night Live (1981-82), and received an Emmy nomination for ABC's One Life to Live. She appeared in CBS's Gypsy with Bette Midler and co-starred with Jane Fonda in the critically-acclaimed The Dollmaker. She starred opposite Stockard Channing in USA Network's An Unexpected Family, as well as this summer's sequel, An Unexpected Life. Christine sang on Ira Gershwin at 100: A Celebration of Carnegie Hall, part of the PBS Great Performances series and recently performed her one-woman show at the Hollywood Roosevelt's Cinegrill, where she also recorded her first CD. She is preparing a series of exclusive singing engagements across the country.
In the role of Simon Haley (father of the author Alex Haley) in Roots - the Next Generations, Dorian aged from 17 to 70 years old, creating the largest role in the combined 26 hours of Roots I and II. He played the 1936 Olympic champion and American hero Jesse Owens in The Jesse Owens Story, and has starred in several television series, including Seventh Heaven, Viper, Trials of Rosie O'Neill, Strike Force, Trauma Center, Glitter, and the highyl acclaimed series I'll Fly Away, for which he won the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. His feature film credits include Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, Sudden Death, Against All Odds, Sparkle, The Falcon and the Snowman, and Pacific Heights. He recently starred in the prestigious remake of the MGM classic Twelve Angry Men directed by William Friedkin and starring George C. Scott and Jack Lemmon. Dorian has performed before Broadway theatre audiences across the country, starring in the Tony Award winning musical Kiss of the Spider Woman with Chita Rivera, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Jesus Christ Superstar, Over Here with the Andrew Sisters, and most recently, Crumbs from the Table of Joy, for which he won his third NAACP Image Award. He has also starred in the Broadway dramas Streamers, directed by Mike Nichols, Don't Call Back, The Mighty Gents, and the fateful musical Miss Moffat, opposite the late great Bette Davis, the woman responsible for his decision to become an actor.
Her Broadway credits include Kathy Seldon in Singin' In The Rain, Maggie in A Chorus Line, Hot Note in Sophistocated Ladies, Rosa Bud and Edwin Drood in Drood, Zaneeta in The Music Man, and Woman Of The Year. Concerts include lead vocalist to Herbie Hancock and the Super Sounds (Japan), Sophistocated Ladies with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (U.S., Japan, and Paris), An Evening Of Pops - University of San Diego, and Powell Symphony Hall with Richard Haymen, Conductor. Recent recordings include Joan of Arc (Joan), Singin' In The Rain (Kathy Seldon), Disney's Greatest Hits On Ice (voice of Mary Poppins, Snow White, and Cinderella), Pocahontas II, Aladdin, Cinderella, Mulan, Magic Flute (Animated-voice of Queen of the Night), The Music Man and Masada (Hannah). Television credits include Pacific Palisades, General Hospital, and Another World. Regional credits include Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, Christine in the Yeston/Kopit Phantom, Milly in Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Mary Magdeline in Jesus Christ Superstar, Val in A Chorus Line, April in Company, Lady Jacqueline in Me And My Girl, Bianca in Kiss Me Kate, Nanette in No, No, Nanette, Sandy in Grease and Sally in Sally. Christine resides in Los Angeles with her husband actor, Matthew N. Ashford, daughters, Grace - five years, and Emma - nine months.
is well-known for his television series work, first his work on the show Bosom Buddies starring opposite Tom Hanks, and later as Michael Harris in Newhart, where he earned four Emmy Award Nominations and an Emmy Award from The Viewers for Quality Television in 1991. He has appeared in numerous movies and films over the years, most recently in the series From The Earth To The Moon, an HBO movie. He began Off-Broadway in 1974 at Colonnades Theatre where he most fondly recalls the long running production of Reflections: Molilere In Spite of Himself (a world premiere) and A Flea In Her Ear. On Broadway he played Mercury in Cole Porter's Out Of This World for the City Center's Encores and Vince Fontaine in Grease. He played Littlechap in Stop The World I Want To Get Off for A&E On Broadway. He currently stars in the Disney series Honey, I Shrunk the Kids! which films in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Peter is most thankful for Cathy, whom he loves madly.
recently appeared as Grace Poole in the highly acclaimed world premiere of John Caird's Jane Eyre. Other work includes Mrs. Lovett in Pittsburgh Public Theatre's production of Sweeney Todd and Golde in the Sacramento music Circus production of Fiddler On The Roof. On Broadway, audiences have seen her in Beauty and the Beast, Grand Hotel, The Little Prince, A Change In The Heir, and Play Me A Country Song. She was seen in the Off-Broadway hit Annie Warbucks, in the dual roles of Mrs. Pugh and Dr. Whittleby and as Reverend Mother in Nunsense. New York City Opera credits include the Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd and Mabel in Pajama Game. She toured nationally in Torch Song Trilogy. Regionally, she has had leading roles in Blithe Spirit, The Sister Rosensweig, Dancing At Lughnasa, Shirley Valentine, The Threepenny Opera, Annie, and the world premier of The Brothers Karamazov at such theaters as Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinatti Playhouse, Alley Theatre, and the La Jolla Playhouse where she received a Dramalogue Award for the role of Mrs. Fix in 80 Days. This season she has guest starred on Frasier, Party of Five, The Visitor, Dharma and Greg, Sleepwalkers, Fired Up, and The Practice. Upcoming feature films include Life with Eddie Murphy and Devlin and Emmerichs' The Thirteenth Floor.
is pleased to be a part of the REPRISE! Concert Series. He just returned from New York, where for the last two years he has stood by, and gone on numerous times for Nathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, and David Alan Grier before taking over the role of Pseudolus in the Broadway revival of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Bob has been in many Broadway and National Tours including Guys and Dolls, Annie Get Your Gun with Cathy Rigby, and Do Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? with Robby Benson. Regional theatre credits include The Brothers Karamazov with The Flying Karamazov Brothers, The Robber Bridegroom, Wizard of Oz with Cathy Rigby, Joseph and the Amazing, Technicolor Dreamcoat with Donna McKechnie and Rex Smith and The Music Man with Jim Dale and Pam Dawber. He has appeared in such films as City Slickers and Heart and Souls. Bob's television credits include Babylon 5: River of Souls, Mad About You, Love and War, Empty Nest, The Second Half, Major Dad, My Two Dads, and he was Eddie Hayes in Rob Reiner's Morton and Hayes.
first appeared on Broadway in The Utter Glory of Morrissey Hall where she also met her husband. Soon thereafter she was hired to play Wendy in Peter Pan with Sandy Duncan. Off-Broadway included Pius and Needles at the Roundabout, TNT and The Sanctuary Lamp. She was Chava in Jan Peerce's National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof, which she followed with Grease. Los Angeles audiences know her from her work in Tony 'n Tina's Wedding, Working, Del Shores' Cheatin' and Daddy's Dyin'...as well as the West Coast Premieres of Fade Out/Fade In and Merrily We Roll Along. Among Mary's many TV credits are Tracy Takes On...Vanity, and Married with Children, as well as the NBC pilot TLC where she first worked with Will Mackenzie. Mary has recorded Lady Be Good with the Gershwin Society, and co-hosted on radio with Dick Whittington & Al Lohman. As a writer Mary produced at Theatre West. Previously, her play Liberation Days was included in the Best Short Scenes of 1994, published by Smith & Kraus. She is a winner of the William Carlos Williams Poetry Award, and has published numerous short stories, and newspaper articles. She has just finished writing her first novel, Vacation with a TV Star. Mary has two chidlren, Caitlin and Eddie.
recently completed nine years as series regular Howard Burleigh on the ABC comedy hit Coach. A native of Brooklyn, Ken is a graduate of the famed Drama Department at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. In New York he was first seen in The Fantasticks, which he followed with a return to the classics in the inaugural season of the Loretto-Hilton Repertory Theatre in St. Louis. Next came the national company of A Cactus Flower, directed by Abe Burrows. Ken's Broadway debut was in a glorious flop called The Fig Leaves are Falling, directed by the legendary George Abbott. Happily, his next assignment was in Terrence McNally's Adaptation/Next Off-Broadway. Back uptown for Neil Simon's Gingerbread Lady, Ken found time to co-write and direct Impressions On Love at Lincoln Center. Even greater joy was appearing in both the Broadway and London productions of Stephen Sondheim's Company. Returning to New York, Ken briefly appeared at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in Status Quo Vadis, a one nighter...that's brief. Luckily, The Magic Show followed and then Nasty Rumors and Final Remarks, at the Public Theatre. During this time he acted in features such as Network, Thieves, Annie Hall, and produced Just The Immediate Family Off-Broadway. In Los Angeles, Ken was part of the inaugural production at the Henry Fonda Theatre - Twelve Angry Men. Subsequently, he appeared in The Normal Heart at the Las Palmas Theatre. Ken had two hectic seasons of a recurring role of Lois and Clark while simultaneously remaining a regular on Coach. Ken is happily married to actress Lisa Raggio.
began his career in Community Theater in his home state of Florida. Upon receiving a full dance scholarship, Chad moved to L.A. where his work spans from corporate industrials, videos, television, and National and L.A. Local Board of Directors and is National Chair-person of the Dance committee for SAG.
played Mordred in the U.S. and Canadian tour of Camelot, and will reprise that role in Santa Barbara CLO's upcoming production of Camelot. Chad will also be making his solo cabaret debut in "Blame It On My Youth" at the Cinegrill in June. Around the LA area, Chad has played the Leading Player in Pippin (Burbank CLO), Will Parker in Oklahoma! (Cabrillo Music Theatre), and Ernst in Cabaret (South Bay CLO). He was also nominated Best Supporting Actor in a Drama (LA Showcase Magazine) for The Secret Rapture at The Venue. A recent graduate of Northwestern University, Chad's regional credits include Singin' in the Rain (Cosmo), Lend Me a Tenor (Max), Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Demetrius). On film, Chad can be seen as Ian O'Malley in Looking For Someone for Galileo Productions and as Tom Jorgensen in Information Age for Jonason Pictures.
is very proud to be working on his first show with REPRISE! and this very talented production staff. John's musical theatre credits in choreography include such shows as Guys and Dolls, Damn Yankees, Pippin, Oklahoma, The King and I, and West Side Story. John recently received two Drama-Logue awards for his work on The Wizard of Oz, starring Cathy Rigby, which he co-choreographed with Patti Colombo, and Beehive for Saddleback Civic Light Opera. He is also proud to be a part of the new Peter Pan tour going to Broadway this fall also starring Cathy Rigby. Some of John's favorite moments on stage would be as Tulsa in Gypsy, leading player in Pippin, and as Aladdin in the Aladdin's Oasis stage show at Disneyland.
Her highlights include the first national touring company of Will Roger's Follies starring Keith Carradine, The Radio City Christmas Show (Rockettes), 42nd Street, and The Flying Dutchman (directed by Julie Taymor). Palmer will join the Sacramento Music Circus for their summer season. Her film and television credits include That Thing You Do (directed by Tom Hanks), Cinderella (starrign Whitney Houston), Mrs. Santa Claus, The Tracey Ullman Show, and the upcoming HBO movie, The Walter Winchell Story. Cheers to my new love, Tae Kwon Do, and my old love, Eugene.
most recently co-starred in the new musical revue Voices of Broadway in Los Angeles. She was assistant choreographer on the Hallmark Television version of Gypsy starring Bette Midler. Audiences may have seen her in the L.A. production of Tamara playing the roles of Emilia and Carlotta. Stage credits also include Maria in West Side Story as well as Sillabub in Cats at the Shubert Theatre in L.A. Also at the Shubert and in the national company of Evita she played Peron's mistress. Other shows include Louise in Gypsy at Long Beach CLO, Katherine (understudy) in Kiss Me Kate at the Old Globe Theatre, Kathy in Company, Chaplin at the Dorothy Chandler, national touring company of Pippin, Side by Side by Sondheim, Jenna in The Goodbye Girl at the Theatre League and Sister Mary Leo in Nunsense at CLOSBC. Her television credits include Valley of the Dolls, recurring role on The Young and the Restless, co-starring roles in Pros and Cons, as well as featured roles on the prestigious ACE Cable Awards an the pilot, The Music of Your Life. Film credits include Annie, S.O.B., as well as numerous commercials, industrials, and concert events. Kathleen is most proud of her 5 year old son, Garrett.
has appeared on Broadway in State Fair as Charlie and in The Who's Tommy. He toured with the natinoal companies of Tommy and Smokey Joe's Cafe (Victor) for which he received the 1996 Chicago Theatre Alliance Award for best actor in a visiting musical. Regional credits include Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair '88, A Chorus Line, and The Wiz. He can be seen in the film Unsettled Dreams which was presented at the Sundance Film Festival 1995. He danced in the companies of Alvin Alley, Donald Byrd, and John Holmes Chicago Dance Theater. Darrian is in hot pursuit of a recording career having made his first release in 1996, A Heavy Demonstration. You can also hear him as a featured vocalist on Andrea McCardle's Broadway album. Thanks for the support, y'all.
His New York credits include the original Broadway production of Zorba (with Anthony Quinn), Me and My Girl, the Off-Broadway production of Paris '31, and the National Tours of Romance/Romance and Zorba. Since moving to LA, he has performed in productions of Sweet, Smart, Rodgers & Hart, Tin Pan Man (Danny Grogan), The All Night Street, Man of La Mancha, Singin' In The Rain (Don Lockwood), A Christmas Carol (Fred/Narrator), and four productions of Crazy For You (Bobby Child).
a native Los Angelian, made her theatrical debut at the age of 12, in The Sound Of Music, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion...we won't mention how many years ago. She performed in five different roles in the original production of Annie. Other theatrical credits include Grease, Annie Get Your Gun, Inadmissible Evidence, and Fame. Some of her acting and dance credits include Hill Street Blues, Matt Houston, Flintstones (movie), George Of The Jungle (movie), Parent Trap (movie), Academy Awards, MTV Awards, American Music Awards, Drew Carey, Friends, Mad About You, The Closer, Mrs. Santa Clause, Rosie O'Donnell Show, and multiple videos, commericals, and industrials. She was very proud to tour for several years with Paula Abdul, and later with Reba McEntire. But her biggest accomplishment was suckering Lars Bethke, director and actor, into marrying her! Her performances are dedicated to the late stage manager, Bill Holland, who instilled his love of theatre in her...I miss you daddy.
has appeared on Broadway in Rent and The Who's Tommy. Her concert tours include Englebert Humperdinck (U.S.), Pet Show Boys (Europe/Asia), and Que Pasa/Latin Rap Artist (South America). Her television credits include Patti Labelle's Out All Night, Storm The Castle, American Movie Awards with Savage Garden. She has been involved in business theatre productions such as Beetlejuice's Graveyard Revue, Dr. Pepper, Mercedes Benz, Hollywood Bowl's 4th of July Spectacular, Nike, Ford, and others. Tracey was assistant choreographer on the Broadway production of Dream and the Tonight Show/Paula Abdul and she is the associate choreographer of Tommy productions in Canada, Germany, and London.
has appeared on Broadway as Patsy and Polly in Crazy For You, and Abigail and Susan in Big. Television credits include Frasier, The Drew Carey Show, Third Rock From The Sun, The Profiler, Family Matters, The Wayans Brothers, The Bold And The Beautiful, Sunset Beach, and Hope And Gloria. Regional theatre has included Promises, Promises as Miss Polanski and the Nurse, REPRISE! in Los Angeles and Encores in New York. Jill studies with the Groundlings and loves her husband Dan very much.
is excited to be in his second show with REPRISE!, having also been a part of the wonderful productino of Finian's Rainbow. He most recently finished filming the role of Babu in Sinbad: Beyond the Veil Of Mists and was seen by audiences as Slightly Soiled in the national tour of Peter Pan (starring Cathy Rigby). Some of his credits include the national tours of Cats and Babes In Toyland (Jack) and Off-Broadway in The Tail of Mortimor Stone (Barney) and Step Into My World (Lead). His regional theatre credits include the award winning L.A. production of Psycho Beach Party (Chicklet) and Nobody Hears A Broken Drum (Mr. Flannelly) as well as Voices Of Broadway (Chaplin and Emcee), Equus (Alan Strang), Grease (Doody), A Chorus Line (Mark), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Puck), and West Side Story (Baby John). In film and television, K.W. has been seen in Gypsy (Caroline's Ass) starring Bette Midler, The Tattinger's (the boyfriend), Harvest Homecoming (the window boy), Autumn Dance (Symbol), Bethie's Really Silly Clubhouse (Kodiak), and the limbo-ing Granny Putterman in thte Duracell commericals. He is presently producing and choreographing the world-premiere of Now, Voyager the musical.
is excited to be making her musical theatre debut with Pajama Game. She has performed as a professional dancer for fifteen years and has toured with Earth, Wind & Fire as a singer/dancer for the last three years. She has appeared in a variety of films including Boogie Nights, Anastasia, Hercules, and Tank Girl. She has also been seen in numerous television shows, including In Living Color, Man O Man, Jack's Place, and Out All Night. Other credits include television commercials for Sprite, Doritos, and Reebok and performances at the MTV and Soul Train music awards shows. She would like to thank her wonderful husband of five years, Tory, for his love and support.