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April 19th – May 28th, 2017


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Meet the cast

Brandon Barry - (Carl Perkins)
Brandon is very excited to return to the MusicalFare stage. Past MusicalFare productions include OLIVER!, THE MUSIC MAN, TOMMY, Elton John Cabaret Night, and of course, SCARFACE: A MUSICAL PARODY, which he co-wrote with Phil Farugia and Chris Kelly. Other performances include Tom Sawyer in THEmore ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER at New Phoenix Theatre and Sam Hendrix in Kavinoky Theatre's production of WAIT UNTIL DARK. Brandon is also a member of the folk/Americana group Rear View Ramblers, bluegrass supergroup Erie Lackawanna Railroad and rock/pop quartet The Albrights. 
Steve Copps - (Elvis Presley)
Steve is honored to be bringing one of rock 'n' roll's most electric personalities to life in this production and is flattered to be in such good company! Other MusicalFare credits include ADRIFT IN MACAO, CABARET, CAROUSEL, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, LOMBARDI (Shea's 710), RENT, RING OF FIRE (2x,more MusicalFare & Shea's 710), SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, [title of show], and THE WHO’S TOMMY. A two-time Artie Award winner, Steve’s work has been seen on many Buffalo stages including ART of WNY, ICTC, Kavinoky Theatre, New Phoenix Theatre, RLTP, SGT Co, and Theatre Jugend. Next up, Steve can be seen as Black Stache in MusicalFare's Curtain Up production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and in their production of ONCE.  All of his love to Kelly, Noah, & Milo!
Jeffrey Coyle - (Sam Phillips)
Jeffrey is likely best known at MusicalFare for playing Brian in both productions of AVENUE Q.  He is a two-time ARTIE Award winning director, four-time acting nominee, and "Outstanding Direction" TANYS Award winner. Previous MF credits include EVITA, URINETOWN, I LEFT MY HEART,more SUNDAY...GEORGE, MY FAIR LADY, and MF24H. Jeffrey was born and raised in Buffalo, graduated with a BFA in Music Theater from UB, and now lives in Kenmore with his wife, Erin, whom he first met at MusicalFare during its' 20th Anniversary celebration. Love to her, mom, and dad.
Arianne Davidow - (Dyanne)
Arianne is thrilled to return to the MusicalFare stage, previously performing in their productions of IN THE HEIGHTS (Vanessa), EVITA (Mistress/Eva u/s), and GYPSY (Dainty June). A recent graduate of Niagara University, favorite NU Theatre credits include 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL (Doralee), THE MAIDSmore (Solange), CYRANA (Christiane), and CURTAINS (Bambi). She has also performed in ICTC's THE SEEDBED (Maggie) and THE YEATS PROJECT (Mary Bruin), Second Generation's THE WILD PARTY (Queenie) and DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS (Jolene), Shakespeare in Delaware Park’s HENRY V (Princess Katharine), and Artpark’s CINDERELLA, MARY POPPINS and PETER PAN. Many thanks to the wonderful MusicalFare team for this opportunity, and to her family and friends for their love and support!
Joseph Donohue III - (Jerry Lee Lewis)
Joseph is a local entertainer and multi-instrumentalist who can be seen performing in various theaters and nightclubs on a regular basis. His most recent theatrical credit was MusicalFare's production of THE WHO'S TOMMY (TOMMY). Past productions at MusicalFare include OLIVER! (Music Director),more RENT and THE MUSIC MAN. He also appeared in THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (HUCK FINN, MUSIC DIRECTOR) at New Phoenix. Joseph is also a proud member of bands THE ALBRIGHTS and ERIE LACKAWANNA RAILROAD.
Brian McMahon
Brian is a Fredonia graduate from the Buffalo area and has been performing as a drummer in local theater productions and music venues for 5 years. Brian has been playing drums for 13 years and has worked with a wide variety of bands and productions from a range of styles. He has worked on showsmore with Second Generation Theatre such as DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS and THE WILD PARTY and has worked as a sound engineer for many productions at The Lancaster Opera House. Brian is always looking forward to learning new styles and exploring different areas of music.
Andrew J. Reimers - (Johnny Cash)
As a songwriter, guitar player, singer, producer, promoter, and founding member of The CPX (The Country-Punk Extravaganza!), Reimers has been an active member of the Buffalo music scene for over a decade. With multiple award nominations for "Best Male Vocalist" and "Best Original Music" on hismore resume, Reimers' latest Bluegrass/Americana project, REAR VIEW RAMBLERS (co-founded with Katie Clark, RING OF FIRE) were the 2016 Best Of Buffalo winners for "Best New Band". This is his first venture into the Buffalo theater community and he is honored to be portraying Johnny Cash, a man whose writing and music has been an inspiration to Reimers for most of his life.
Dave Siegfried
Dave is thrilled to be back at MusicalFare in his first acting appearance since MAN OF LA MANCHA (Executioner #1). Dave is usually the instrumentalist you hear when there is a Bass in the orchestra/band at MusicalFare, having played in dozens of productions there over the last 20+ years.  Davemore is also the Contractor for the Local 92 A.F.M.  When not performing, he lives in Wheatfield with his wife, harpist Beth Anne Breneman and their cats Pablo and Treads.

Book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott

Directed by Randall Kramer

Music Direction by Theresa Quinn

Set Design by Chris Schenk

Lighting and Sound Design by Chris Cavanagh

Costume Design by Kari Drozd

Hair, Wig and Make Up Design by Susan Drozd

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