Come and Meet Those Dancing Feet!

Fresh off the bus, small-town dancer Peggy Sawyer uses her naive charm to win a place in the chorus line of the biggest new show in town. And when the star gets injured, they need someone new to take the lead. Will Peggy’s raw talent be enough to win her a place in the spotlight? 42nd Street’s stunning score and thrilling choreography will have you humming along and tapping your toes to the “Lullaby of Broadway!”

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Honorary Producers:

Kathy Baker Campbell, Harold R Brown Foundation

Associate Producers:

Jasmine P. Calzada, Evalyn M Bauer Foundation, Dr. David R. Federick, Dr. George & Celeste Macer, Kathy Choppin Wavell, Pete & Beth Young

Youth Performance Underwriters :

Don Black & Judy McNulty Black, Kelly Janousek, Marilyn Bates (in Memory of Ron Bates), Dr Jim & Karen Wells, Dr Wayne & Karen Freeman, Ellen Chase

This show is suitable for all audiences.

Reviews & Press

…it’s the song and dance that are the true stars of this production — and this is where Musical Theatre West’s production of “42nd Street” absolutely shines.

, The LB Post

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A darling, infectiously joyful confection of a show.

Michael Quintos, Broadway World

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The choreography by Cheryl Baxter bursts onto the stage through a crisp and unified cast.

Sean McMullen, Press Telegram

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Phillip Attmore (Andy Lee) Broadway: Hello, Dolly!; Shuffle Along…; On The 20th Century; After Midnight; Irving Berlin’s White Christmas; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  Off-Broadway/NYCC Encores!: Cheek to Cheek…; The Tap Dance Kid; I Married An Angel; Me and My Girl; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. TOURS/REGIONAL: Phillip Attmore: Moments Musicaux; Fosse; Stormy Weather; 42nd Street; Singin’ in the Rain. Film/TV: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”; “James Corden”; “SYTYCD”; “The Bold and the Beautiful”; “Judging Amy”; “Sisters”; “Silent Tongue”; “Ellen”; “Maya and Marty”. Awards: NAACP Theatre Award Nominee; Three-time Astaire (Chita) Award Winner.

John Paul Bautista (Ensemble) is thrilled to be back at MTW and in such an amazing  show like this one. He trained at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) conservatory program in NYC and BFA in LA. Theatre credits: Bernardo in West Side Story, 42nd Street Beauty and the Beast (Candlelight), Sister Act, Something Rotten, The Little Mermaid (5 Star Theatricals), Damn Yankees, 42nd Street (SDMT), Sweet Charity, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Producers (Welk), Young Frankenstein, Newsies, Tarzan (Performance Riverside), Zoot Suit Riot, Chicago, In The Heights (Cabrillo). Spamalot (MTW). Film credits: “Murderville,” “Glee,” “In Vino,” “Waiting in the Wings.” Choreography credits include: Footloose, The Little Mermaid, Oliver, “Coco: Live at The Hollywood Bowl,” The Scarlet Pimpernel, Newsies, Matilda, Beauty and The Beast, “The Christmas Special” televised for OBCT. Many thanks to my representation team. @john_jpbfitness

Stephen Bishop (Pat Denning) BROADWAY/NATIONAL TOUR/LOS ANGELES: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Grinch), JM Barrie’s Peter Pan (Hook/Darling), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), Les Misérables (Javert), Camelot (Lancelot), Cabaret (Ernst). Countless Regional credits including King Lear, MacBeth, The Winter’s Tale, Romeo & Juliet, Julius Caesar, Dracula, Noises Off, Man of La Mancha, 1776, Oliver, The Secret Garden, Wonderful Life and more. Guest Baritone soloist across the nation with acclaimed pops/symphonic orchestras and animated jingles. EDUCATION: Master’s Shakespeare Studies, Bachelor’s Performance Studies. Proud member Actor’s Equity, SDC, and SAFD.

Johnisa Breault (Ensemble) is thrilled to ‘Shuffle Off’ to her Musical Theatre West Debut! National Tour: Rudolph (Mrs. Donner, Dance Captain, Swing). Regional: The King and I (Angel George u/s | McCoy Rigby), 42nd Street (Anytime Annie u/s | Moonlight Ampitheatre), Joseph… (McCoy Rigby), Anything Goes (Hope u/s, Dance Captain | SDMT), On Your Feet! (Moonlight), Leonard Bernstein’s NY (NVA), Hello, Dolly! (Minnie Fay | 3DT), Catch Me If You Can (Dance Captain | SDMT), Seussical (Bird Girl | Candlelight), Oklahoma! (3DT). Love to her family, friends, and Marlon 🙂 @johnisabro

Ricky Bulda (Mac/Doc/Thug) is happy to return to MTW! Previous MTW shows include R+ H’s Cinderella, Damn Yankees, Catch Me If You Can, Big Fish, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Elf The Musical, and Bright Star. Recent credits include The King and I, Beauty and the Beast, Annie, School of Rock and The Count of Monte Cristo. Other theater companies include The Old Globe, La Mirada, LA Opera, La Jolla Playhouse, and many others. He thanks Cynthia, Wilkie, Cheryl and the MTW family. Proud member of Actors’ Equity Association! Instagram:@ricky_bulda

Kevin Carolan (Abner Dillon) has managed and grown a career as an award-winning entertainer for over 30 years, working with industry giants such as Mel Brooks and Martin Scorsese, to loudly name-drop just two. He’s appeared as author Tom Clancy in the Oscar-nominated film, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”, been killed by The Riddler in “Gotham”, interrogated by Mariska Hargitay in “SVU”, created roles in Disney’s “Newsies” on Broadway/filmed live, and toured North America as Claude & others in Come From Away. More:

Ryan Cody (Ensemble/Dance Captain) thanks you for supporting tap dance and live theatre in Long Beach! Favorite credits include 42nd Street (REV, 3DT, PVPA), Singin’ in the Rain (MTW), White Christmas (MTW), The Addams Family (3DT), Young Frankenstein (MTW, 3DT, PVPA), and Funny Girl (3DT). He’s also appeared in several shows at Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and Universal Studios Hollywood. Sincere thanks to Cheryl, Cynthia, Wilkie, Paul, and Bren. “Everybody secretly wants to tap dance. I believe that.” -Dianne Walker.

Ellie Cook (Ensemble) is a PNW Native excited to be making her SoCal Debut. Ellie has most recently been seen in the Ensemble of Elf the Musical at the North Carolina Theatre. Some of her favorite credits include being a part of the Inaugural Cast of Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship the Disney Wish, Flying Elf in Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer National Tour, and Ensemble in Guys and Dolls at the Village Theatre. Much love to her friends and family! @elliejeancook

Quintan Craig (Billy Lawlor) “Q” is proud to be back home at Musical Theatre West! Recent Credits: An American in Paris u/s Jerry Mulligan (MTW), R+H’s Cinderella u/s Prince Topher (MTW), Beauty and the Beast (MRE), Ragtime (MTW), Something Rotten! (MTW). He can also be heard on MTI’s recordings of Chicago (Billy Flynn), West Side Story (Riff), and Newsies (Jack/Romeo). Quintan is a graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, TN. All my love to Vee and the Fam Bam. Hangin’ a star on this for Nana. @Quintan_Craig

Erin Dubreuil (Ensemble) is absolutely thrilled to be back at MTW after appearing in The Sound of Music (Liesl), R+H’s Cinderella, 9 to 5, the Musical, and The Wizard of Oz! Other favorite credits include Carrie in Carrie: The Musical (UCLA), Ariel in The Little Mermaid (Candlelight Pavilion), and 42nd Street (3D Theatricals and PVPA). Erin is a proud graduate of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television. Many thanks to her family and friends for always supporting her, and to the entire 42nd Street creative team, cast, and crew!

Maggie Ek (Phyllis) is beyond excited to be making her Musical Theatre West debut! Regional credits include: Inga (Young Frankenstein) at La Mirada, Katherine (Newsies) and Myra Bruhl (Deathtrap) at the Woodstock Playhouse. Additionally, you can catch Maggie at the Pirate Dinner Adventure, Buena Park as Princess Anita and the evil pirate queen Treasure, or performing children’s stories with the Imagination Machine. Maggie would like to thank the cast and crew of 42nd Street, her agent Jim Keith at MTA, her family, friends, and the Sophie Dance community. @maggie.l.ek

Jonathan Blake Flemings (Ensemble) MTW debut! Recent credits: Zanna in Zanna Don’t at Conundrum Theatre, A Funny Thing… Forum at Pittsburgh Public Theatre, The Scottsboro Boys at The REP, A Chorus Line at Olney Theatre, Moonlight Stage, and Welk Theatre, Dreamgirls with Pittsburgh Musical Theater, Hairspray at Fingerlakes Musical Theatre Festival, CATS at Cortland Repertory Theatre, West Side Story, Joseph… and others at Norris Theatre. Other: Disneyland Resort, “Hollywood Loves Broadway, Sony”; “Elementary”, CBS; “The Polar Express”, Warner Bros. Point Park University – BFA Musical Theatre, Dance – @itsjblake

Kurt Kemper (Ensemble) is happy to be back at MTW after being apart of Grease and as Dwayne in 9 to 5, the Musical. Favorite credits include Willy Wonka in Charlie & The Chocolate Factory (Tuacahn Amphitheatre), Butler in Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (La Mirada Theatre), and Jehan in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Tuacahn Amphitheatre). All the love to his family, friends, and his team at GO2 + CESD! Insta: @imatallglassofwater

Olivia Liddi (Student Ensemble) is thrilled to be making her MTW debut as a member of the student ensemble! She currently attends OCSA in the Commercial Dance Conservatory under the direction of Nicole Berger. Being a dancer since she was three years old, Olivia has been a proud member of Impact Dance Center where she has competitively danced in tap, lyrical, and contemporary for 8 years. She’s also performed theatrically in a multitude of shows including Annie in Annie, and Lucy in Charlie Brown. Please enjoy 42nd Street

April Lovejoy (Lorraine) is thrilled to be back at MTW in her dream show, 42nd Street. Favorite credits include Beauty and the Beast (Silly Girl), Cats (Demeter), Singinin the Rain (Girl in Green), and Aladdin: a Musical Spectacular. She was Assistant Choreographer for the film, “Haunting of the Queen Mary”, and can be seen regularly on stage at Knott’s Berry Farm. Thanks to Cynthia, Cheryl, Wilkie, Paul, Bren, and Ryan for this incredible opportunity, and to her family, friends, and husband Wesley for their love and support.

Robert Mammana (Julian Marsh) Broadway: (Les Misérables), National Tours: (Show Boat, Les Misérables, The Sound of Music), Off-Broadway: (The Twentieth-Century Way), Regional: Denver Center (The Constant Wife), South Coast Repertory (Sweeney Todd, Cloudlands), Geffen Playhouse (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf), Portland Center Stage (Fun Home, Ragtime, Guys and Dolls), Pasadena Playhouse (The Father, Casa Valentina, Sleepless in Seattle), Alliance (Beast on the Moon).  TV/Film: “The Office” (as Sweeney Todd), “NCIS,”“CSI,” “The Good Wife,” “How To Get Away With Murder,” “CSI:NY,” “Baby Money,” “Just Say Love,” “Flightplan”.  Awards: 2 LA Drama Critics, LA Weekly.  Nominations: Helen Hays, 3 LA Ovation, 3 LA Drama Critics.

Missy Marion (Ensemble) is so excited to return to Musical Theatre West! She was previously seen in 9 to 5, the Musical, R+H’s Cinderella, and White Christmas here at MTW. Regional: Young Frankenstein (Ensemble/ u/s Elizabeth/Dance Captain, La Mirada), Hairspray (Amber, Performance Riverside), Oklahoma! (Dream Laurey, 3DT), La Cage Aux Folles (Anne, Forestburgh Playhouse). For the last few years, Missy has been traveling the world as a featured singer and dancer aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises. When not performing, Missy enjoys baking and decorating cookies. Check it out @missysquarantinecookies. Special thanks to the cast, crew, and production team for giving me this incredible opportunity. Endless love to my family and love, Trevor!

Evan Martorana (Ensemble) has just recently graduated from CSUF with a BFA degree in MT in the class of ‘23. He grew up in the Sacramento area town of El Dorado Hills where he learned musical theatre and Tap dancing from his Mother, Christine. Some noticeable roles he has portrayed were Tommy, The Who’s Tommy at Falcon’s Eye Theatre; Jack, Glimpse: A New Christmas Musical at CSUF; Andy, 42nd Street at Rose Center Theatre. He wants to thank his family and his mentors on this magical journey!

Makaela McCosar (Student Ensemble) Makaela is so excited to make her debut in Musical Theater West’s 42nd Street. She boasts 10 years of stage performance experience. Most recently having performed for Debbie Allen at the first-ever All Star Concert for the  Hollywood Tap Fest led by Chloe and Maud Arnold, her performance repertoire includes choreography by Valerie Rokey, Chloe and Maude Arnold, Caley Carr and more. She thanks her tap mentors Susan Janson, Rashida Khan, Parris Mann and Aaron Chavarria and dedicates her performance to them. Follow her on her journey IG: @makaelamccosar

Marisa Moenho (Ensemble) is proud to be making her MTW debut in 42nd Street! She is a two-time Jimmy Award finalist and recently graduated from UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film & Television. Credits include: Elf the Musical (Theatre at the Welk); 42nd Street (Moonlight Amphitheater); Into the Woods (UCLA); The Light in the Piazza (CCAE); Memphis (Moonlight Amphitheater & Tibbies: Center Stage); Sweet Charity (UCLA); Hair (UCLA); Hairspray (SDMT & Tibbies: Center Stage).  @marisamoenho

Bree Murphy (Maggie Jones) is delighted to be returning to MTW to play alongside this incredible creative team! She was last seen on the MTW stage as Adelaide in Guys and Dolls. She has worked at many regional theatres from The Utah Shakespeare Festival to Swine Palace in Baton Rouge, as well as across the US and Canada for 2 years with the National Touring company of Les Misérables. She sends all her love and gratitude to her supportive family and fantastic agents at Firestarter Entertainment!

April Nixon (Dorothy Brock) is honored to be part of the cast of 42nd Street. April is an Olivier Award nominee for her work in Damn Yankees (opp. Jerry Lewis). She has also been nominated for an Audelco, Ovation, and Elliot Norton Awards. April’s B’way & Nat’l Tour credits: The Dancer’s Life (opp. Chita Rivera), Smokey Joe’s Cafe, 9 to 5, FOSSE, The Wiz, Cats, Tommy, Mamma Mia, Sistas, Crowns, Sweet Charity, Caroline or Change, and Dreamgirls. TV: “Law & Order SVU”/“Criminal Intent”, “The Dave Chapelle Show”, “The Wire”, Film: “Malcom X”, “Man On The Moon”, “The Perfect Find” (opp. Gabrielle Union-Netflix), “Two Degrees” (opp. Vanessa E. Williams). April has worked with Anna Deveare Smith, Spike Lee, Regina Taylor, Gwen Verdon, Walter Bobbie, Sheldon Epps, Jack O’ Brien, Jerry Zaks, Des McAnuff, Graciela Daniel, Ann Reinking, George Faison, and Michael Peters. April starred in a tour of “Yemanja” (opp. Grammy winner Anjelique Kidjo). Stay tuned for April’s new web series “BlackStageStories & FindingMyLola’s” on YouTube.

IG-@maggiehunter51, FB-April L Nixon, Twitter (X)-@Aprellnixon

Emma Nossal (Peggy Sawyer) MTW debut! Emma is elated to step into Peggy’s tap shoes for a 3rd time after playing the role at Moonlight Stage Productions in 2023 and Candlelight in 2017. Favorite credits: Elf the Musical (Jovie), Nunsense (Sister Mary Leo), Theatre at The Welk; Singin’ in the Rain (Kathy Selden), New Village Arts; Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit), A Chorus Line (Maggie), Moonlight; Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Nat’l Tour (Swing), Right Angle Entertainment; Rock of Ages (Regina), Cygnet; Hairspray (Penny Pingleton), SDMT. Love to family, Drew, & FSE!

Jane Papageorge (Annie Reilly) recently concluded a successful run of A Christmas Story at the Ahmanson. Preciously, Val Clark in A Chorus Line at The Rev Theatre Company. Catch her as a pole dancing Sarah Palin in @44obamamusical (check socials for updates!). Past credits include: Hollywood Bowl’s productions of HAIR and A Chorus Line, Jamie Leigh Lee in Scary Musical the Musical!, original cast member of Frozen: Live at the Hyperion (Princess Anna), April in Company, Lulu u/s Sally in CabaretSpamalot, “General Hospital”, and short film “Butterflies of Love”.  KMR Talent  @janepapageorge

Noelle Roth (Ensemble) is thrilled to be part of 42nd Street with MTW!! Her credits include R+H’s Cinderella (MTW), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Suzy), 42nd Street (Ens/Peggy u/s), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Alice), Shaking Up Shakespeare (Ophelia), and Pirates of Penzance (Ens). Winner of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage: Dance Edition and the LaDuca Achievement Award for Excellence. Noelle has worked closely with Broadway star Nikki Snelson to create and perform in two original musicals. Huge thank you to my family for their support! Seeking representation.  IG:@noellerothofficial TikTok:@noellerothofficial

Grace Simmons (Ensemble) is beyond excited to be back on 42nd Street, making her MTW debut! Some past credits include 42nd Street (Ensemble) and The Wedding Singer (Ensemble) at Moonlight Amphitheater this past summer. She also performs year round at Knott’s Berry Farm. Grace received her performance education at Fullerton College, where she played roles such as Maggie in A Chorus Line and Lucy Grant in Bright Star. Grace sends all her love to family and especially to her tap teacher, Monie Adamson.

Cole Sisser (Ensemble) Musical Theatre West Debut! Cole is so excited to be in his first production here at MTW. Regional: In The Heights, Cinderella. BA Theater UCLA ’23. For my mom, dad, sister, family, and friends. Thank you to James and Bloc LA for their support. @colesisser

Helen Tait (Ensemble) is happy to be making her Musical Theatre West debut in such an iconic show! Recent work includes “The Polar Express Train Ride” and the 2023 season at Moonlight Amphitheatre. Some favorite credits include Saturday Night Fever (Ensemble), Victor/Victoria (Ensemble), and The Little Mermaid (Mersister). Helen has a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Redlands. She sends love and thanks to her friends, family, and Tiera at FSE! @helengabii

Ariel Tello (Student Ensemble) Making her Musical Theatre West debut in 42nd Street’s Student Ensemble, Ariel is a student at OCSA’s Commercial Dance Conservatory led by Director Nicole Berger. She has been tap dancing since age two under the guidance of Catherine Gray. In 2021, Ariel joined Leah Silva’s Reverb Tap Company. Ariel competed with Team USA in Germany under Coach Shawn Kurilko in 2023. She dedicates her performance to her mentors: Director Nicole Berger, Catherine Gray, Leah Silva, Shawn Kurilko, Sarah Burke, Delaney Prescott and Aaron Chavarria.

Jamie Torcellini (Bert Barry) MTW: Coco in Hot Mikado, Pseudolous in A Funny Thing Happened…Broadway: CATS (Mr. Mistoffelees), Little Johnny Jones (Standby to Donny Osmond), Me and My Girl (Standby for Jim Dale), Jerome Robbins Broadway, Man of La Mancha (Barber), Beauty and the Beast (LeFou)and Billy Elliot. Regionally and on tour, Jamie has starred in George M!, Little Shop of Horrors, La Cage Aux Folles, Fiddler on the Roof, Crazy For You, How To Succeed…, Where’s Charley?,  The Mystery of Irma Vep (Ovation Nomination), over 15 productions of Me and My Girl. Television and Film: Law and Order, ER, Mrs. Santa Claus, The Jamie Foxx Show, and Disney’s Tarzan, Pocahontas, and Aladdin. 

Elizabeth Weber (Student Ensemble) is so excited to make her Musical Theatre West debut in the show 42nd Street, as a part of the student ensemble. Elizabeth has been tap dancing since she was 3 years old, and recently just joined OCSA’s Commercial Dance Conservatory, which is led by Director Nicole Berger. She dedicates her journey and performance to her wonderful instructors: Catherine Gray, Aaron Chavarria, Shawn Kurilko, and Nicole Berger.

Emma Rose Williams (Student Ensemble) is delighted to perform in 42nd Street as her first Musical Theatre West production. She is a sophomore at Orange County School of the Arts in the Commercial Dance Conservatory and is a seasoned dancer among the competition circuit. Although she spends the majority of her time in the dance studio or at the ballet bar, she also enjoys drawing, painting, and playing a wide range of instruments. Recently, she was accepted into the Walt Disney World Dreamers Academy and will be heading to Florida in April.  Having recently performed in Spain and France, she feels blessed to once again share the stage with her sister Sophia Grace. She dedicates this performance to her youngest sister Lily Hope and to her Mom, who is her biggest fan. “Listen to the lullaby of old Broadway!” @emmarosewilliams66

Sophia Grace Williams (Student Ensemble) is thrilled to make her Musical Theatre West debut in 42nd Street. She is a junior at Orange County School of the Arts in the Commercial Dance Conservatory. Originally from the Bay Area, she has always been an active performer in musical theatre and dance competitions. Now in Orange County, she has expanded her focus to include assistant teaching and choreography. She recently danced in Spain and France and has been selected to showcase an original piece at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. When not dancing, she enjoys playing the upright double bass and culinary arts. She is grateful to be dancing next to her sister Emma Rose and dedicates this performance to her youngest sister Lily Hope & her tap dancing Mom. “Come and meet those dancing feet!” @dancebyphiag