Meet the Cast
Julia is thrilled to be back at Capital Rep! Some recent credits include: Off-Broadway’s GREED, New World Stages. Regional: “Mother” in A CHRISTMAS STORY, Capital Repertory Theater; “Nellie” in SOUTH PACIFIC, Gateway Playhouse; “Magnolia” in SHOW BOAT, Central City Opera Company at The Buell; “Marian” in THE MUSIC MAN opposite Peter Scolari, Ogunquit Playhouse; “Lori-Beth” in Garry Marshall’s HAPPY DAYS, Goodspeed Opera House and Papermill Playhouse (Original Cast recording); “Cornelia” in PIRATES!, Papermill Playhouse; and Bernstein’s Mass with The Philadelphia Orchestra. Will soon be co-starring in BUTTONS, an original movie musical on PBS starring Dick Van Dyke. www.JuliaBurrows.com. Shout out to my amazing family and my dreamy husband. This one’s for Dad.
Michael was most recently seen on Broadway in the Tony Award® winning musical A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER and prior to that as “Fiyero” in Broadway’s WICKED. In New York, Michael has appeared in concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Birdland, Symphony Space and Feinstein’s/54 Below. He recently performed two evenings with the Orlando Philharmonic as part of the singing group Trí: The New Irish Tenors. Regional credits include Capital Rep, The Paper Mill Playhouse, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Yale Rep and Project Shaw. Originally from San Diego, he holds a B.A. in Mass Communication Studies from U.C.L.A.
Capital Rep Debut! Broadway: THE BOOK OF MORMON. Regional: TREASURE ISLAND – Premiere (Finger Lakes MTF/Merry-Go-Round); BIG RIVER, SWEET CHARITY (Lake Dillon Theatre Co.); HARTFORD SYMPHONY PRESENTS A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Hartford Stage); Goodspeed Musicals FNM9; Seven Angels Theatre. Many thanks to Maggie, Stephanie Klapper, About Artists, The Hartt School, and my wonderful parents!
Christina is thrilled to be back at theREP after playing Sophie in MAMMA MIA this past summer. NYC: ANGEL ON MY SHOULDER, BARE, PINK FLOYD’S THE WALL, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA THE MUSICAL (Julia), CHARLIE BROWN (Lucy). Tours: SHREK WORLD TOUR (Gingy), ANNIE (1st Nat’l), DISNEY CRUISE LINE (Belle/Pocahontas). Regional: MARVELOUS WONDERETTES (Suzy), SPELLNG BEE (Olive), WEDDING SINGER (Holly), LEGALLY BLONDE, CHORUS LINE (Val), and HAIRSPRAY (Amber). NYU Grad. Member of the USO Show Troupe. Love to Mom, Dad, Dominic, Peggy, Richard and Ben. Thanks to Josh and Maggie for believing in me. Proud AEA Member. Instagram: Christina_Carlucci
is a native of Schenectady and is thrilled to be making his Capital Rep Debut! Off Broadway: THE APPLE TREE. National Tours: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, PETER PAN and DISCOVER THEATER: FEATURING DISNEY’S CINDERELLA AND DISNEY’S THE JUNGLE BOOK. Recent Regional credits include THE MAN OF LA MANCHA, THE KITCHEN WITCHES, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, THE PRODUCERS, THE BAKER’S WIFE, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, KISS ME KATE, NUNSENSE A-MEN, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and MISS ABIGAIL’S GUIDE TO DATING MATING AND MARRIAGE. SUNY Fredonia B.F.A in Musical Theatre.
is very excited to be returning to Cap Rep after being in the ensemble for MAMMA MIA. Joshua was last seen in SLOC’s production HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING as Bud Frump. Other SLOC credits include: THE PRODUCERS (Carmen Ghia), GUYS & DOLLS (Liver Lips Louie/Co-Dance Captain), and many more! Joshua would like to acknowledge Freddy Ramirez for being able to be where he
Tracy Jai is beyond excited and honored to join this incredible cast, team and theater! Her Broadway credits include Amber Von Tussle in HAIRSPRAY, Serena in LEGALLY BLONDE as well as on MTV, and is Broadway bound as Alison Prager in HALF TIME. She has worked Off-Broadway and regionally/internationally in shows such as THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, Ann-Margaret’s BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, GUYS and DOLLS, GREASE, and many more. TV/FILM credits include TEARS, ODD MOM OUT, LAW and ORDER: SVU, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, WHITE COLLAR, and MERCY to name a few. A million thanks to my incredibly supportive parents, amazing friends, Evan, and Tony for believing in me and inspiring me to always return to my heart!
BROADWAY CONCERT: THE SECRET GARDEN/Lincoln Center; NYC: NYMF: MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY; Velma in HAIRSPRAY – FSF; REAL DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF COLUMBIA CO.; FRANKLIN FAMILY CABARET – 54 Below. REGIONAL: LOMBARDI – The Palace WI Dells (Patrick Vassel, Dir.); A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL – Capital Repertory (Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill); THE MUSIC MAN – TriArts (Stephen Nachamie, Dir.), Mac-Haydn Theatre & Park Playhouse. Lisa has vocal studios in NYC & Albany and has had students in 30 Broadway shows and National tours. www.lisafranklinonline.com
is a professional actor, director and educator, and is a proud member of Actors Equity Association. David has worked with the Rep in several capacities over the years, most recently as an Asst. Director and in the role of Howard Haggarty in their hit production of the BLUE SKY BOYS. David is also the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of the Troy Foundry Theatre and is an Associate Artistic Director for Saratoga Shakespeare Company. David is an adjunct professor with Siena College, Union College and Rowan University as well as a Teaching Artist with the Brooklyn-based Stages on the Sound. This spring, David will appear as a principal actor in the World Premiere of the first full presentation of John Guare’s acclaimed LYDIE BREEZE TRILOGY with EgoPo Theater in Philadelphia. MFA in Directing, Temple University. www.davidmgirard.com.
Josh could not be more excited to make his Capital Rep debut with SHE LOVES ME. Recent credits include CAROUSEL (Lyric Opera of Chicago), BEACHES, WHITE CHRISTMAS (Drury Lane), EVITA (Marriott Theatre), THE WHO’S TOMMY (Paramount Theatre), TITANIC (Griffin Theatre Company), and JUNO (TimeLine Theatre). He also worked at the Metropolitan Opera for three seasons. Proud graduate of Northwestern University. Much thanks to his family for their endless support.
At the REP: MAN OF LA MANCHA, RED, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, OTHER DESERT CITIES, SECRET GARDEN, CAMELOT and Directed HAMLET. BROADWAY, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Tours: LES MISERABLES, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE SECRET GARDEN, JANE EYRE. OFF BROADWAY: BIG MAGGIE, ROMEO AND JULIET (NY PUBLIC THEATRE) HAMLET (CLASSIC STAGE CO), THE SEAGULL, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, DONNYBROOK! (IRISH REPERTORY THEATRE). THE JUILLIARD ACTING COMPANY (three seasons). DENVER CENTER: SWEENEY TODD, American premiere of FRANKENSTEIN. SHAKESPEARE THEATRE DC: HENRY IV part one, HENRY IV part two. ENGEMAN THEATRE: MIRACLE ON 34th STREET RENAISSANCE THEATRE COMPANY Edna Trunblad HAIRSPRAY, ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY, HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, 30 productions at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL, and THEATRE COMPANY HUBBARD HALL. He directed SOME PEOPLE HEAR THUNDER for Smokin Productions. Born in Cambridge, NY and raised in Hoosick Falls, NY. Educated at THE HOOSAC SCHOOL, CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE, and JUILLIARD SCHOOL.
Adam has performed nationally and internationally in both English and Yiddish. His Off-Broadway credits include THE MIKADO, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, THE GOLDEN BRIDE, BASTARD JONES, THE MEGILLE OF ITZIK MANGER, and GIMPEL THE FOOL. Other stage credits include ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, JOSEPH…DREAMCOAT, and RAGTIME (IRNE Nomination, Broadwayworld award). Film/TV: MASTER OF NONE, 30 ROCK, MYSTERIES OF LAURA, Adam Sandler’s THE COBBLER, and the role of Bella in HBO’s Emmy-Winning Film, THE NORMAL HEART. Adam is also a MAC Award winning cabaret artist and a recording artist for Stage-Stars records. Adam is thrilled to be making his Capital Rep debut and never thought he’d be so happy to be a waiter! www.adambshapiro.com.
is excited to make his Capital Rep debut! Earlier this year Matthew went on tour with Theatreworks USA. As a recent grad from Siena College, he has appeared as Jesus (GODSPELL), Robert Martin (DROWSY CHAPERONE), and as well as Emmett Forrest (LEGALLY BLONDE) with Consortium Actors. Matthew would like to thank Maggie, Josh, and Freddy for the opportunity.
is a local actress returning to Capital Repertory Theatre. She was recently seen in this seasons production of MAMMA MIA. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to perform with this wonderful cast and thanks Cap Rep for another great opportunity.
Regional: Pacific Conservatory Theatre: Maggie Saunders, LEND ME A TENOR THE MUSICAL; silly girl/salt shaker, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST; Daughter/ US Edith & Kate, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE; Sophia Grey/US Fanny, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY. Capital Repertory Theatre: Jane/Dreamer, THE SECRET GARDEN; Player, HAMLET. Workshops: SOME PEOPLE HEAR THUNDER.