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Lauren Bell graduated from WCSU with a BA in Theatre Performance and Communication. Regional: STONC'S, Pippin (Ensemble, U/S Berthe), The Light Princess (Witch), and CFS'S, The Tempest (Ensemble).  Other credits include: DTC's, The Full Monty (Pam), WCSU'S, The Drowsy Chaperone (Mrs. Tottendale) and Smokey Joes Cafe (DeLee Lively).


Kristen Brown is a Syracuse University BFA Musical Theatre graduate. She loved performing in STONC’s The Light Princess and Pippin, and choreographing their DramaRama and Junior Companies. Regional credits: 42nd Street (The Palace Theatre), Evita (Interlakes), and Showboat (Interlakes). She looks forward to performing next in Papermill Playhouse’s Chasing Rainbows. Thanks to Kenneth and Light Princess cast&crew! Instagram: kriistengrace


Allison Demers is a rising junior at Indiana University and is studying musical theatre. She just appeared in The Light Princess and Pippin with STONC, and has been a part of several STONC productions in the past. Up next, Allison is going to play Jenny Hill in Big Fish at IU in the fall.


Justine Goggin is a true believer in theater MAGIC - where there is creation, there is hope for positive change in the world. This summer, she is playing a Wise One in The Light Princess at STONC. She is a proud graduate of Dartmouth College. Many thank you’s to Kenneth!!  www.justinegoggin.com, IG: @justine.goggin


Katie Hoffmeister is a rising junior at the University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts where she is studying acting, film, and musical theatre. Regional theatre: STONC's Pippin (Ensemble, U/S Fastrada), The Light Princess (Queen), and Curtain Call’s Bye Bye Birdie (Rosie). Other credits include: USC’s Suddenly Last Summer (Catharine), USC’s All My Sons (Ann), and Selda Sahin and Derek Gegor's new musical, Modern (Abigail). Film: Youtube Red’s Idol 20.


David Katz is thrilled to be singing alongside his friends after an amazing time with the Summer Theater of New Canaan. A student at the Hartt School of Music - David is passionate about supporting the arts and performing. David has appeared on Power, and in the feature films Annie and Boychoir. He has also made many Town Hall appearances in Seth Rudetsky’s Concerts for America. Thank you Kenneth for this amazing opportunity!


Daniel Kushner is a rising senior at Brown University studying Theatre Arts and History. For the past two summers, he has worked with the Summer Theatre of New Canaan performing in Pippin (Ensemble, u/s Pippin), The Light Princess (Suitor 3/Gravitron), Kiss Me Kate (Ensemble), and James and the Giant Peach (Earthworm). Other favorite credits include Into the Woods (Jack), Merrily We Roll Along (Frank), A Chorus Line (Mark), and Tommy (Tommy).

Zoe Mezoff was most recently seen in the Summer Theatre of New Canaan's productions of Pippin and The Light Princess. She spent a year at UCLA and will be attending the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in the fall to study musical theatre.

Matt Moment is a rising junior at SUNY New Paltz. His credits include The Light Princess (Prince; STONC), Pippin (Ensemble; STONC), The Servant of Two Masters (Sylvio; SUNY New Paltz), Ready Steady Yeti Go (Gandry; SUNY New Paltz), Avenue Q (Princeton U/S; SUNY New Paltz), The Legend of Georgia McBride (Casey; Fresh Act), and Pippin (Pippin; Miami Theatre Players). He would like to thank his family, friends, professors, and everyone who supports the arts!


Olyvia Shaw is excited to be a first time acting intern with STONC! OIyvia will be a Junior this fall at Gordon College studying Theatre and Speech Pathology. Previous productions include The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Princess Puffer), Silent Sky (Willamina Flemming), Shrek (Dragon), and is currently in The Light Princess (Gravitron/Suitor) and is understudying in Pippin (Leading Player).

Joseph Verga is honored to be a part of the Magnolia Room’s Cabaret tonight. He has spent his summer with STONC for the first year and is loving his experience thus far. He will be transferring to Shenandoah University next semester to study Musical Theatre.

Meet the Cast

SIMPLY MAGIC

Kenneth Gartman (Musical Director) Pippin, Kiss Me Kate and Singin’ in the Rain (STONC); Inner Voices III: Arlington (Off-Broadway). The White City, Broadcast, and The ToyMaker (Eugene O'Neill National Music Theatre Conference).  Danny and the Rocket NYU/Tisch School of the Arts. Reading of Once Removed (music by Graham Russel of Air Supply). Zapata! The Musical, Show Choir! The Musical, and The ToyMaker (New York Musical Theatre Festival).  Trouble in Shameland (FringeNYC).  Producer & Booking Manager for a NEW Cabaret Room in Norwalk (BJRyansMagnoliaRoom.com). Numerous cast recordings, demos, cabaret workshops, cabaret shows, benefits, awards presentations & concerts. KennethGartman.com 

NYC STYLE CABARET IN THE HEART OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY