The Wedding Singer Cast
Nickolas Epps (Robbie Hart)
Nickolas C. Epps is humbly excited and proud to be doing theater after a long hiatus. This is his second lead role in his career and couldn’t be more thrilled to be portraying a role first made famous by Adam Sandler. You may have seen him in Hairspray (Tidewater Players) as Seaweed J. Stubbs, or as an ancestor in The Addams Family (DCT). Nickolas had his directorial debut with Clue the Musical here at Artistic Synergy of Baltimore a couple years ago. Nickolas would like to extend a heart of gratitude to his fellow castmates and the crew of THE WEDDING SINGER. Let’s rock like it’s your wedding day!
Megan Smith (Julia)
Meg is so excited to bring the role of Julia alive at ASOB. She was most recently seen onstage as Harriet in GUYS AND DOLLS (ASOB). Meg has been preforming all over Maryland for the past 8 years. Some of her favorite roles include Ali (MAMMA MIA), Madam Giry (PHANTOM), Adela (LITTLE MERMAID), Ginette/Marvalyn (ALMOST MAINE), Mrs. Soames (OUR TOWN) and many more! Thank you to Kai and Becca for being my rock. “Your answers are also inside yourself, you just need to find them.”
Sarah O'Hara (Holly)
Sarah O’Hara is extremely excited to be playing the fun-loving Holly and to be back treading the ASOB boards again. 80’s music is so much fun and she, like, totally hopes you enjoy the show as much as she enjoys performing in it. Omigod.
Joey Rolandelli (Sammy)
Joey Rolandelli is excited be a part of THE WEDDING SINGER at ASOB. He has previously been on this stage as Rusty Charlie in GUYS AND DOLLS and as Nick's father (now I'm playing his best friend!) in Honk! A graduate of the Towson University Theatre program, Joey now spreads vibrancy at Brightview Annapolis where he utilizes his theatre and singing experience to entertain the residents. Joey has worked with community theatres all over Maryland including Spotlighters, Third Wall, Archangel Players and the Greenbelt Arts Center. Some of the shows he has appeared in include, AVENUE Q, CABARET, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, ROCKY HORROR, the 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, and SHREK. Joey would like to thank Stacey for giving him a chance after their disastrous courtship in Guys and Dolls and of course his family and friends.
Alec Moyes (Glen)
Alec is making his debut performance at ASOB this season! Recent roles include TWELVE ANGRY JURORS (Juror 2, Vagabond Players), HAIRSPRAY (Wilbur, Anne Arundel Community College), and DRAGON HUNTING SUPPORT GROUP (Ben, Anne Arundel Community College). But his dream role is Dr. Hidgens in THE GUY WHO DIDN’T LIKE MUSICALS. Alec is also a playwright and works as an essay tutor at Towson University. His favorite food is falafel, but ask him tomorrow and he might say something different.
Alicia Carbaugh (George)
Alicia is so exciting to be performing as George in THE WEDDING SINGER. She has also performed as ensemble in the Bel Air Drama company for four year and ensemble with Tide Water Players for two years.
Vicki Firestein (Rosie)
Vicki is thrilled to be playing the part of Rosie in ASOB’s production of THE WEDDING SINGER. She and husband Michael generally volunteer with ASOB, SSMT, and TWP whenever their daughter Joan is in a production. It has been almost 40 years since Vicki has been on a stage (except for playing the drunken townswoman in ASOB’s 2018 production of OKLAHOMA). Vicki would like to thank ASOB for this opportunity. She would also like to thank Mike and Joan for being so supportive. Now sit back and enjoy the show!
Stacey Bonds (Linda)
Stacey is thrilled to be returning to ASOB to be a part of one of her all-time favorite shows. You may remember her previously in ASOB’s production of PUFFS as lovable Leanne or the overbearing Queen Aggrevain in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS. Stacey performs locally in both Baltimore and Harford County. Some of her other favorite roles have been Tracy Turnblad in HAIRSPRAY, Ursula in THE LITTLE MERMAID, and Eddie/Dr.Scott in THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. You can catch her in DCT's upcoming production of EVITA this May. She would like to thank the entire production team for welcoming her with open arms and looks forward to working with them in the future.
Melissa Broy Fortson (Angie)
Melissa is honestly thrilled to be back on the stage! It's even better that it Is in one her favorite musicals, playing "Angie", her late mother's name. It was fated! At other times during the year Melissa enjoys doing shows with Ovation Dinner Theater and is looking forward to AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' and directing SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK LIVE! this summer. She wishes the cast and crew an AMAZING run and thanks you for all you’ve done to make this a great, fun show! Love, hugs, and thanks to my family!
James Driver (Ronald Reagan)
Jim is happy to be performing again with ASOB, after a long period following heart surgery. In the past he has performed in OKLAHOMA, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and MIRACLE ON34TH STREET.
Isabel Bray (Ensemble)
Isabel Bray is excited to be part of her first ASOB show! Isabel loves musical theatre and has recently played the roles of Paulette in LEGALLY BLONDE JR, the Sour Kangaroo in SEUSSICAL JR, and Jenna Rolan in BE MORE CHILL. She has really enjoyed working with this cast and can’t wait to see everyone do an amazing job!
Mia Bray (Ensemble)
Mia is excited to do her first show with ASOB playing a Tina Turner impersonator. She has been seen before in ensemble in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, LES MISERABLES, HEATHERS, and many more. Her most recent role was Brooke in BE MORE CHILL. She hopes she will do her role justice. Thank you to my family for always supporting me!
Cory Bauer (Ensemble)
Cory is excited to be back for his third production at ASOB! Previous appearances include GUYS AND DOLLS and A WWII RADIO CHRISTMAS. He loves working with the wonderful people at ASOB. Off the stage, you can find him with his head in a good mystery novel or kicking butt at the dojo. His thanks go out to friends and family for supporting his theatrical endeavors. He hopes you’ll have “Nothin’ But a Good Time” in this trip to the ‘80s.
Kwame Coker (Ensemble)
Kwame Coker is ecstatic to be working with ASOB for the very first time! He has been in different productions put on by the BADC such as CHILDREN OF EDEN as ensemble, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT as Judah, and LETTERS as Robert. He is in his third year of high school at Bel Air. He enjoys singing and watching reality TV. “Thank you to the cast and crew for an amazing show!”
Madison Cosden (Ensemble)
Madison is thrilled to be a part her fifth production at ASOB! She has been performing since she was 4 years old. Madison has been seen in other productions such as THE WIZARD OF OZ (Dorothy) and SEUSSICAL JR (A Wickersham Brother). Madison is also passionate about dance and recently joined the BCPS All County Dance Ensemble! “This is an incredible show and an even better cast! It’s been an awesome time and I love you guys!”
Mike DeNicolis (Ensemble)
A veteran of the stage, Mike is thrilled to join this cast in this fun ode to the 80's!
Molly Dodson (Ensemble)
Molly Dodson is very excited to perform with ASOB for the first time. In her elementary school days she was in THE LITTLE MERMAID JR, ALADDIN JR, THE WIZARD OF OZ JR, and PETER PAN JR. With GRMS Drama, she has appeared in SNOW WHITE and THE WIZARD OF OZ. She enjoys listening to music and playing her ukulele. "Break a leg, fellow cast!"
Joan Firestein (Ensemble)
Joan is thrilled to play double duty in THE WEDDING SINGER as the choreographer and as an ensemble member. Joan has appeared in multiple ASOB shows and CABARETS. This triple threat is currently studying dance and performing.
Becca Leighty (Ensemble)
Becca is excited to work with ASOB for the first time! This is her first community show and first time on stage! Becca currently attends HCC where she is studying special education. When not on stage Becca can be found working as an inclusion helper in the primary department. She would like to thank Meg and Lashelle for their support and guidance during the show process, as well as her parents, sister, and boyfriend for their support! Break legs everyone!
Ava Schafer (Ensemble)
Ava is thrilled to join this talented cast and crew!
Kendel Sowa (Ensemble)
Kendel is excited to be in her 3rd ASOB production. She is 14 years old student at Golden Ring Middle School and has been seen in MIRACLE ON 34th STREET THE MUSICAL (ASOB), EMMA (ASOB), THE LITTLE MERMAID (CCP), and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (CCP). She lives with her Mom, Dad, Brother and 2 cats. Her MomMom also supports her in all she does. "Please Dad don't embarrass me!!"
Shane Sowa (Ensemble)
Shane is thrilled to perform with ASOB for the 2nd time. His 1st appearance was in MIRACLE ON 34th STREET THE MUSICAL. By day he is a RSM for Unifirst. He is married to Ronilyn, watches Ryder star on the athletic fields, and said YES to Stacey so he could hang with his daughter, Kendel, again. "Now let's get this party started, cause nothing like a good ole 80's party."
Breeyana Winfield (Ensemble)
Breeyana Winfield is ecstatic to be performing for the first time with ASOB. Breeyana loves being on stage and has been in other productions such as SHREK JR, and most recently Sarabi in THE LION KING. When not on stage Breeyana enjoys dancing, volunteering, and learning new skills. Breeyana would like to thank Mrs Stacey, Madi, and her family (and those who are like family) for all their support.