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Cast Bio – Charlie Logan, Bill Calhoun / Lucentio

Charles is from Bradenton and now lives in Venice, Florida.  He attended school at Marymount Manhattan College. Recent engagements: TheatreZone, FL, Me & My Girl, Bill Snibson; Venice Theater, FL, Crazy For You, Bobby Child; American Stage, FL, The Producers, Scott/Ensemble St Pete Opera debut. KISS ME, KATE 2018 – Bill Calhoun / Lucentio

Cast Bio – Michael Kelly, Fred / Petruchio

Praised as “expressive and dynamic” and “vocally splendid”, American baritone Michael Kelly continues to distinguish himself as a consummate artist, sought-after for his riveting interpretations of recital, concert, and operatic repertoire. Recently, Mr. Kelly made debuts at Carnegie Hall, with the New World Symphony, Alabama Symphony and the Cincinnati May Festival. He performed Bernstein’s Mass …

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Ensemble and Townspeople – Music Man

Introducing the townspeople of River City and the traveling salesmen Cory Allman Salesman #1, u/s Marcellus, Ensemble Dereck Seay Salesman #2, Ensemble Zachary Twitty Salesman #3, Ensemble Andrew Emery Salesman #4, Ensemble Samuel Hall Salesman #5, Ensemble Hailey Hendrickson Pick-a-Little Swing, Ensemble, dance co-captain Brian Hupp u/s Harold Hill, Ensemble Stephanie Jabre u/s Marian Paroo, …

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Cast Bio – Kelli Butler, Queen of the Night

Versatile coloratura soprano Kelli Butler is quickly making her mark on the opera world, appearing recently in concert for The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice, A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Bel Canto at Caramoor, Die Zauberflőte for the Martina Arroyo Foundation, in recital at Teatro Alfieri, Die Fledermaus for New Rochelle Opera, and Trouble …

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Cast Bio – St. Petersburg Opera Youth Chorus

St. Petersburg Opera Youth Chorus Brian Collar, Choirmaster Lily Victoria Alfaro Adeline Davis Amy Louise Davis Speyer Heerdt* Sophia Hirst Caroline Howard Danielle Ice Jennifer Lamont Katerina Lecourezos Chris Mason* Tess McCreedy Timothy Melnichuk* Morgan Myers Helena Scott Randolph Scott Jackson Settle* Caroline Simpson Seth Stavarz* Tessa Stoici Pamela Toncoso Riley Turner* Aiden Vanasco *Florida …

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Cast Bio – St. Petersburg Opera Chorus

Seasonal Sparkle 2017 Chorus David Štech, Chorus Master Soprano Aleks Ritums * Rebecca Davis Sarah Hageman Stephanie Jabre Jinyoung Kim Emily Mahlmann Elizabeth Markova Michelle Rego Melody Joy Rubin Sarah Silverberg   Mezzosoprano Jessica Beauleaux Alix Faulhaber Julia Glicksberg Harriet Hall Lauren Lance Bailee McQueen Victoria Stout Zoe Turtle Dhyana Viscardi   Tenor Cory Allman …

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Cast Bio: Chad Kranak – Don Ottavio Cover

Chad Kranak, a “powerful-voiced tenor, who boasts stunning high notes”, (blogcritics.com) is known for both his musicality and his sparkling humor. He is excited to return to St. Petersburg Opera after performing Geppetto in Pinocchio with them last fall. This past season’s performances include Frosch in Die Fledermaus (Stony Brook Opera), premiering the role Mincius …

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Cast Bio: Stephanie Lessard – Marguerite

Third Prize winner at the Concorsa Internazionale per cantanti Lirici Spazio Musica in Orvieto, Italy (July 2013), Finalist at the Altamura Caruso International Voice Competition in New York (October 2011), First Prize at the national final of the Canadian Music Competition (June 2011), Third prize at the Montreal Symphony Orchestra Standard Life Competition (November 2008), …

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