Meet the Cast & Creative Team of Mamma Mia!

Book by Catherine Johnson

Music and Lyrics by Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson

Some songs by Stig Anderson

Directed by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill

Creative Team: Tara Kelly and Melissa Ritcher

GIL BRADY* (Sam) couldn't be happier to be making his Capital Rep debut!  Off-Broadway: Shear Madness (Davenport Theatre), National Pastime (Playwrights Horizons). Regional: Baskerville and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Syracuse Stage); Seven shows at Florida Studio Theatre including: Outside Mullingar, Steve Martin's The Underpants, and Spamalot; Grease (Fulton Theatre and Mill Mountain); Boeing, Boeing (Seven Angels Theatre);Jesus  Christ Superstar (Cape Fear Regional); Rabbit Hole (Human Race); The Crucible and Comedy of Errors at North Carolina Shakespeare; Three Days of Rain (Oldcastle Theatre) ; Around The World in 80 Days at Theatresquared; Hello, Dolly (Westchester Broadway Theatre); and the National Tour of Annie. TV: My Affair... (Lifetime Movie Network), All My Children, and Law and Order: SVU. Thanks to his family, BJ, Sadrina, and KK. www.Gil-Brady.com
Brian Calì* (Bill, Ensemble) is excited to be making his Capital Repertory Theatre debut this summer. Broadway: Master Class. NYC: New York City Center's Encores! The Most Happy Fella (Ciccio), The Golden Apple; Live from Lincoln Center's Show Boat (Pete). National Tours: Sister Act. Regional: Fulton Theatre's Beauty and the Beast (Cogsworth); North Carolina Theatre's The Little Mermaid (Chef Louis); Tuacahn Center for the Arts' Peter Pan (Smee), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (St. Aphrodisius); Sharon Playhouse's Les Miserables (Valjean). Concert: MSU's Chess (Anatoly). Opera: LA Opera's Manon, The Merry Widow. TV: HBO's Vinyl, Boardwalk Empire. BM from CUA, MM from UCLA. Per Zio Filippo!
PATTON CHANDLER* (Sky, Ensemble) National Tour: The Sound of Music (Ensemble/ Rolf u/s). Regional: Les Mis (Marius), The Little Mermaid (Prince Eric), Xanadu (Sonny). BFA in Musical Theater from The Hartt School. Sending thanks to Lava, Josh, Maggie, and Stephanie Klapper Casting! Proud member of AEA. @Pattonchandler. 
Gary Lindemann* (Harry) returns to Capital Rep having played “The Old Man” in last year’s A Christmas Story, THE MUSICAL. Broadway credits include Phantom of the Opera and Anything Goes. He toured with Disney’s High School Musical, tapped with Anything Goes and rocked with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (Soloist). Regional performances include Man of LaMancha (Quixote), 1776 (Rutledge), The 39 Steps (Han-nay), Spamalot (Sir Galahad), Around the World in 80 Days (Phileas Fogg), Little Women (Prof. Bhaer) Urinetown (Lockstock), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Trevor), Sweeney Todd (Antony), Kiss Me Kate (Fred) and Fantasticks (El Gallo). TV credits: Law & Order, SVU, Law & Order, One Life to Live and All My Children. Trained at Carnegie-Mellon University, he loves motorcycling, picking his guitar and baking pies. Gary is married the woman of his dreams, Christy Morton. Proud member of Actor’s Equity Association.
KARA MIKULA* (Rosie) is thrilled to be back at Capital Rep, where she last appeared as the tap-dancing Miss Shields in A Christmas Story, The Musical. National Tours: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Mrs. Snoring Man/Seamstress/Secretary/Quintet; understudied and performed Martha Watson, played by Lorna Luft). Off-Broadway: Allegro (understudied all 6 females and performed Marjorie), directed by John Doyle, at Classic Stage Company. Pre-Broadway: Fancy – A New Musical (Fiddle Player/Pam Cupps), based on the Reba McEntire song, directed by Denis Jones; The SpongeBob Musical (created the role of Mrs. Puff), directed by Tina Landau. At Pittsburgh CLO: Judge Jackie Justice (Jackie, world premiere), Annie (Sophie/Mrs. Pugh), The Sound of Music (Sister Margaretta), Ruthless! The Musical (Lita Encore) and more. At Riverside Theatre: Hello Dolly! (Ernestina Money/standby for Dolly Levi) and Funny Girl (Mrs. O’Malley). Other credits include Grease (Cha-Cha) at The Gateway Theatre; The Music Man (Ethel Toffelmier) at KCStarlight; The Boys from Syracuse (Luce) at Surflight Theatre. Proud member of AEA. Love to my family. www.karamikula.com
Taylor Hilt Mitchell* (Eddie/Dance Captain) is delighted to say “I DO I DO I DO” and return to Capital Rep after playing Chief Male Elf in A Christmas Story, The Musical. National Tours: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Tumbling Carpet), The Wizard of Oz (Mayor of Munchkin City), Suessical: The Musical (Wickersham Brother/Vocal Captain). Regional: Actor’s Playhouse: It Shoulda Been You (Brian, the groom), Ocean State Theatre: Anything Goes (Dance Captain), White Christmas (Dance Captain), Fiddlehead Theatre: Showboat (u/s Frank), Barrington Stage: Fiddler on the Roof (Boris/Shloime). Love to family and friends. Proud graduate of Catholic University and proud AEA member. http://www.taylorhiltmitchell.com
LYN PHILISTINE* (Donna)is excited to be here at Capital Rep! Broadway/Tours: Monty Python’s Spamalot (Lady of the Lake), Gypsy, Cinderella, Disney’s On the Record. NYC/Off-Broadway: A Bronx Tale (Rosina) directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks, Oliver (Nancy), My Secret Garden, Golf. Regional credits include: The Wizard of Oz (Glinda), A Christmas Story (Mother), Chicago (Roxie Hart), The Buddy Holly Story (Maria), I Love You, You’re Perfect. Soloist for The Philadelphia Orchestra in Bernstein’s Mass conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. BFA from CCM. Many thanks to Maggie, and all my love to my amazing husband Christopher and our wonderful son Dylan!
HARRIS TURNER* (Pepper, ensemble) is thrilled to be making his Capitol Rep and Equity debuts in Mamma Mia! Having recently returned from a nine-month world tour of Tiger Martina's Vegas! The Show! Harris is excited to share his talents with the Albany audience. His most recent credits include Chicago, M.C. (Highlands Playhouse), Hairspray, Seaweed (JCC Rochester), and being a Principal Singer/Dancer with Norwegian Cruise Lines. Sending thanks and love to Mom and Ginger.
Carla Woods* (Tanya, Ensemble) is excited to be a part of Mamma Mia. She recently performed in Shipwrecked at The Oldcastle Theater. Carla understudied and performed the lead role of Deloris Van Cartier in the first national tour of Sister Act. Carla was also in the first national tour of All Shook Up. Other favorites include Aida, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Beehive and Merrily We Roll Along. She has performed on the high seas in her own headliner show. Carla works with college students in her workshop called the Artists Journey. She received her BFA in musical theater from the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music.