Legally Blonde The Musical Cast
Christine Bomberger (Margot/WYW/(Thanksgiving)/Riverdance)
Christine is “totally freaking out” to be making her Brecksville stage debut! A few past roles include Truly Scrumptious (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Mighty Goliath Productions), Judy Turner (A Chorus Line at Cassidy Theatre), Winnie Tate (Annie Get Your Gun at Silhouette Productions), and Silly Girl (Beauty and the Beast at Mighty Goliath Productions). Thanks to Kristin and Heidi for putting me in this bucket list show, and to Tom for always being proud of me!
Becca Frick (Class & Party Student/Brooke Wyndham)
Becca is so excited to be on the Brecksville stage with this awesome cast! Favorite past credits include: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Honey) at Beck Center for the Arts, Side Show (Daisy Hilton) and Evil Dead (Shelly) at Blank Canvas Theatre, and Pippin (Catherine) at Cassidy Theatre. Much love to her family and friends for their support through it all.
Kimberly Eskut (Paulette Buonofuonte)
Kimberly is thrilled to be working again wth her dear friend, Kristin. She recently directed The Best Christmas Pageant Ever here at Brecksville last fall. Kimberly has been directing and performing for over 35 years. Her favorite roles include: Chicago (Roxy Hart), Legally Blonde (Paulette), Bonnie & Clyde (Emma), Anything Goes (Erma), Frankie & Johnny (Frankie), Texas Chainsaw ( Momma), City of Angels (Oolie) , Assassins (Sarah Jane Moore), Urinetown (Ma Strong), Chicago (Mama Morton), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), West Side Story (Anita), Pipim (Fastrada), Bye Bye Birdie (Rosie), Lucky Stiff (Dominique Dumonico). Thank you to Kristin, Mandy, Heidi, Michele, Luke, crew, props, orchestra, all volunteers and The Brecksville Theatre for this incredible opportunity. She dedicates this show to her beautiful mom in heaven and her awesome dad! God Bless & Peace!
Sarah Farris (Kate /Chutney Wyndham)
Sarah is excited to be back at The Brecksville Theatre! Previous credits include: Spring Awakening (Wendla Bergmann) and Chess (Florence Vassy) both at Near West Theatre, Secrets: A Spy Musical at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City, Bye Bye Birdie (Kim MacAfee), Singin’ In The Rain (Kathy Selden), and The Sleeper (Vivien). Special love and thanks to her family, friends, and Brendan for their constant love and support in everything she does!
Cassey Fye (Enid Hoops)
Cassey is thrilled to be back at The Brecksville Theatre. Cassey currently works at The Cleveland Playhouse as a CARE Coordinator, and is passionate about using theatre as a tool for healing and social change. Some of her past credits include; A Moon for the Misbegotten (Assistant Director) at Ensemble Theatre, Ivy + Bean the Musical (Director) at The Brecksville Theatre, and You Can't Take It with You (Essie) at The Cassidy Theatre.
Gavin Gangi (Grand Master Chad /Stavros C. Demopoulos)
Gavin is making his debut here at Brecksville! Regional credits include Bonnie & Clyde (Sheriff Schmidt), The Addams Family (Lucas), Guys & Dolls (Benny Southstreet), 9 to 5 (Joe), Anything Goes (Ensemble), The Greenwood Tree (Muse). Gavin also wants to thank his friends, family, and Buzz for all their love and support.
Stephanie Harden (Elle Woods)
Stephanie is psyched to be making her debut at The Brecksville Theatre in Legally Blonde! Other favorite credits include Little Women (Beth) at French Creek Theatre, Side Show (Violet), Urinetown (Hope Cladwell), and Bat Boy: The Musical (Shelley Parker) at Blank Canvas Theatre, and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie), Hello, Dolly! (Irene Malloy), and A Chorus Line (Maggie) at Rabbit Run Theater. Full-time, Stephanie is a middle school choir director. “Snaps” and thanks to the cast and crew!
Tony Heffner (Emmett Forrest)
Tony is excited to be back at The Brecksville Theatre after portraying Johnny in American Idiot back in May of 2018! He is a proud member of the Equity Membership Candidacy Program and is eligible to become an Equity Actor! He lives in Berea and has participated in many productions in the greater Cleveland area including Blank Canvas Theatre, Cain Park, Beck Center and Weathervane Playhouse. Some of Tony’s other favorite credits include Next to Normal (Gabe), Bonnie and Clyde: A New Musical (Clyde Barrow), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Quasimodo), The Who’s Tommy (Tommy), and Catch Me If You Can: The Musical (Frank Abagnale, Jr.). Tony would like to thank his family and friends for always supporting him in all he does! GBOGB! For Bug.
Jabri Johnson (Featured Frat/WYW/Kiki Stylist/Student)
Jabri Johnson is feeling blessed to be returning to the stage as Nikos and various others in Legally Blonde, his first production with The Brecksville Theatre. Past credits include Reel Music at Florida Studio Theatre, Newsies and The Hunchback of Notre Dame at The Barn Theatre, and Assassins and Hair at Near West Theatre. Much love to Mom, Curtis, Aj, and everyone who’s supported him thus far. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Brendan Junge (Featured Frat/WYW/(Jet Blue Pilot)/Kyle)
Madeline Krucek (Vivienne Kensington)
Doing what she loves, Madeline is so very thankful to be working again with friends! Her most memorable performances would have to be Heathers: The Musical (Veronica Sawyer) at Beck Center for the Arts, Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical (Bonnie Parker) at Cassidy Theatre, as well as RENT (Mimi Marquez) at Tri-C West Theatre. Since graduating with a BA in Theatre from Baldwin Wallace, she realizes life is now a balancing act that gets pretty hectic. But, she has endless adoration and gratitude for all of her loving family and friends as they support her to their fullest in her pursuits.
Alison Kamis (Delta Nu/WYW(Winter)/Whipped(Dana)/Juror)
Alison is thrilled to be performing on the Brecksville Theatre stage for the first time! Past favorite credits include; The Wedding Singer (Ensemble), The Producers (Ensemble), Guys and Dolls (Hot Box Girl), and Anything Goes (Purity). Alison loves Brecksville Theatre’s mission to engage the community through performing arts. She is so thrilled to be performing with such a talented cast and hopes everyone enjoys the show!
Bradley Kohl (Waiter/Winthrop/Student/Guard/Baliff)
Brad is really excited to be in this production of Legally Blonde. Most recent performances - Ensemble roles: How to Succeed…, Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors, Chicago, Joseph, The Last 5 Years, Mary Poppins, Jesus Christ Superstar. Star roles: Greg Gardner in A Chorus Line, Lightoller/Steward in Titanic: The Musical, Toy Maker in Scrooge. He is looking forward to working with this awesome cast and would like to thank Kristin for this chance to entertain.
Lindsay MacLeod (Judge/Saleswoman(Courtney)/Student/Judge)
Lindsay is happy to be returning to The Brecksville Theatre after performing last fall in Sister Act and is again amazed by the considerable talent and dedication both on stage and behind the scenes. Other recent credits include Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, Jekyll & Hyde, and Pippin in the Dallas/Fort Worth. When she's not on stage, Lindsay spends time spoiling her four-year-old Catahoula Leopard Dog and working in Deloitte's Global Risk group.
Mark Majercik (Violinist/Frat/Pforzheimer/Student)
Rick McGuigan (Professor Callahan)
Rick McGuigan, (CALLAHAN), Legally Blonde Rick is thrilled to portray Callahan in Legally Blonde (as the “older fella”) and to return to the Brecksville stage having previously appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus), Newsies (Pulitzer) and The Producers (Carmen). He is ecstatic to work with this amazing troupe of long-time genuinely beautiful, authentic, and talented friends -- especially Kristin, who he has known the longest, which makes us both antique and slightly dusty. Most recent regional credits were Disney’s Freaky Friday (Mike) at Lakeland College, and A Chorus Line (Zach) at the Cassidy Theatre. Other favorite regional credits include: Next to Normal (Dan, Cleveland Professional Premiere), West Side Story (Tony & Riff), tick…tick…BOOM! (Jon), The Last Five Years (Jamie), Children of Eden (Adam/Noah), Beauty and the Beast (Beast) & Pippin (Pippin). By day (and a lot of nights), Rick is president of a property disaster restoration firm, Pine Ridge Restoration.
Sarah Menser (Serena/WYW/Whipped/Riverdance)
Sarah can’t believe she’s back on stage! As a lifelong dancer, Sarah is completing her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Dance/Movement Therapy this May. Favorite past credits include A Chorus Line (Val), Chicago (Mona), Cabaret (Helga), and The 25th Annual... Spelling Bee (Marcy). Sending love to the entire support system. For Bird.
Jordan Potter (Dance Captain/Warner Huntington III)
Jordan could not be more excited to be making his Brecksville debut by revisiting this amazing show! Other recent credits include Evil Dead: The Musical (Scott) at Blank Canvas Theater, Heathers (Ram Sweeney) at Western Reserve Playhouse, Godspell (Jesus) at Avenue Arts Theater , and Titanic (Murdoch) at the Canton Players Guild . A huge thank you to his family and friends for the continual support, the whole Brecksville production team and staff, and the NE Ohio theater community for giving him an escape where he can do the things he loves with so many talented people.
Anthony Salatino (Elle's Dad/Student/Dewey/Bend Dude)
Anthony is ecstatic to be back on the Brecksville stage. Past productions - Ensemble roles: How To Succeed…, Little Shop of Horrors, Chicago, Joseph, The Last 5 years, Jesus Christ Superstar. Star roles: Morris Delancey in Newsies, Al Deluca in A Chorus Line, Horse in EQUUS, Pitman/Major in Titanic: The Musical, Young Ebenezer in Scrooge. He wants to give a big thanks to Kristin for this wonderful opportunity and to this awesome cast. SNAPS!
Sydnee Sallee (Delta Nu/WYW(Leilani)/Whipped/Cashier)
Sydney is elated to be performing in this production of Legally Blonde. Sydney’s most recent credits include The Rocky Horror Show (Columbia), Sister Act (Michelle), Mamma Mia (Ensemble), and Children of Eden (Cain’s Wife). She would like to thank her directors and castmates for making this show such a memorable and fun experience, as well as her parents for their unwavering support.
Kayla Mae Schleimer (Pilar/WYW(Winter)/Whipped/Riverdance)
OMIGOD! Kayla is super excited to be a part of Legally Blonde here at The Brecksville Theatre. She has previously been casted in Sister Act the Musical as Tina/Nun at The Brecksville Theatre and Mamma Mia! at Cassidy Theatre. Kayla is grateful to get to sing and dance alongside this AMAZING cast and crew. Kayla would like to thank Kristin and Mandi for this opportunity and her friends and family for all of their support.
Kelly Scott (Elle's Mom/Student (Whitney)/Manager)
Kelly is excited to be in this production of Legally Blonde. She started theatre at Chagrin Valley Little Theatre and did various shows in Columbus where she played Elle Woods in Legally Blonde and Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors. Her favorite thing about The Brecksville Theatre is meeting new people and being a part of the community. She'd like to thank her husband for being so supportive!
Lauren Stepanski (Delta Nu(Gaelen)/WYW/Whipped/Salon)
Lauren is very excited to be acting in her second show at Brecksville! She is a senior Theatre Major (Acting Track) with a minor in Communications with a focus on advertising at Cleveland State University. Favorite past acting credits include Marat/Sade (Inmate), Newsies (Specs), Mary Poppins (Winifred Banks), The Producers (Ensemble), Polaroid Stories (SKINHEADgirl), and Pride and Prejudice (Elizabeth Bennet). She would like to thank you, the audience, for supporting live theatre.
David Turner (Frat/Aaron Schultz/Whipped/Bend Dude)
David is excited to be returning to the Brecksville stage! Past theatrical credits include How To Succeed in Business... (Pierpont Finch), Newsies (Davey), Avenue Q (Bad Idea Bear), Cannibal the Musical (Israel Swan), Chicago (Ensemble), A Chorus Line (Mike), Cabaret (Bobby), Rock of Ages (Franz Kleinman), The Wedding Singer (Robbie Hart), The Producers (Leo Bloom), Bonnie and Clyde (Buck Barrow), A Funny Thing Happened... Forum (Hero), and Hair (Tribe/Margaret Mead). Many thanks to Kristin for this exciting opportunity. Special thanks to my family and friends for their support and especially to my husband for all his love!
Prudence (Bruiser Woods)
Prudence is thrilled to be reprising her role as Bruiser Woods in Legally Blonde the Musical! In her spare time Prudence loves to chase squirrels, have her belly rubbed, & sunbathe on her backyard porch. She thanks everyone in the cast and crew for the extra treats and snuggles throughout this process. Prudence would especially like to thank YOU for supporting live theater and hopes you enjoy the show! WOOF! WOOF!
Millie is unsure what’s going on onstage, she just really wants a treat. Also reprising her role along side her sister Prudence, she is excited to drool on people, stare blankly, and get as much attention as humanly possible. She thanks everyone in the cast for supporting her and allowing her to put all 45 pounds on her front paws while standing on someone’s lap. Enjoy the show and don’t forget, applause is nice but pizza crust is even better.
Caron Wykle (Store Manager/Lowell/Salon Client)
Caron is delighted to be back on stage here at The Brecksville Theatre! She recently stage managed the Theatre’s production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever The Musical”! Caron has also performed in the productions of “Chicago”(Mama Morton; “Newsies”(Medda Larkin); and “Grease”(Teen Angel). She has also stage managed a few other shows here at The Brecksville Theatre. Caron has been performing in community theatre productions for a little over 20 years now, and still loves every bit of it. Much love and thanks to the production staff, my friends and family, and our awesome Director, Kristin Netzband! OMG! This show rocks!!
Kristina Zielinski (Delta Nu/WYW/Salesgirl/DA Joyce Riley)