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First Edition: July 25, 2022

Algonquin Arts Theater Announces & # 34; The Who Cast and Creative Team

(Manasquan, NJ)- Algonquin Arts Theater Announced the musical cast and creative team for August. The Who Tommy, Runs from Friday, August 12th to Sunday, August 21st. A big hit on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, Tommy Is a powerful story of a hearing-impaired, silent, blind pinball player who has created an international sensation in this multiple award-winning adaptation of the original chart-top rock album. Hit songs include “Pinball Wizard” and “Sea Me Feel Me”. This show contains adult content.

Cast The Who Tommy Mathew Jonson, Nadia Jewel Veet, Patrick Malaine, Brendan Flanagan, Thomas Clay, Maggie Blaze, Jacks Terry, Jake Ward, Hannah Tether, Kevin Thrower, Donnie Nicola, Shane Austin Miller, Mad Fernandez, Isa Ferratovic, Amber Tanji. Ensembles include Gavin Bailey, James Chianese, Nicolás R. Hewgley, Kaitlyn Hulme, Leah Krupnick, Willie Naess, Stanley Skalecki and Cassidy Terracciano.

Tickets start at $ 26 and can be purchased at the following URL: www.algonquinarts.orgCall 732-528-9211 or visit the Algonquin Arts Theater Box Office Monday through Saturday at 60 AbeVoorheesDrive in Manasquan, NJ.

Mathew Jonson (Tommy) At the age of 20 The Who Tommy This is his first show at the Algonquin Theater. He is a musician of his life and has appeared in shows such as: Mary Poppins When Outsider..

Nadia Jewel Veet (Mrs. Walker) I’m excited to play for the first time at Algonquin! She is currently attending the Boston Conservatory at Berth. Favorite credits: Fantastics (Lynn) With Vera Lynn, Spelling contest (Olive) Pinelands Tespian and Awakening of spring (Martha) With Phoenix.

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Patrick Malaine (Captain Walker) We are pleased to be able to participate in this wonderful production at AAT. Includes credits: Grease (Danny), Into the forest (Jack), The little mermaid (Prince Eric), Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), Les Miserables (Marius), I was constricted to you (Sam), Man and doll (Big Julie), Dog sees god (Van), Silvia (Greg) and Scapino (Sylvestro).

Brendan Flanagan (Uncle Arnie) Thank you for the opportunity to participate The Who Tommy And to learn and grow as a performer. Last seen at R & H’s Algonquin Cinderella As a king.

Thomas Clay (Cousin Kevin) I’m honored to be back on the Algonquin stage after a previous appearance rent..Thomas’ favorite role includes Edward Bloom Big fishWillard Hewitt Foot looseAnd lobby heart Wedding singer.. Thomas is currently participating in AMDA’s Musical Theater Program in New York City.

Maggie Blaze (Gypsy) Thank you for participating in this unique and exciting production. Tommy..She was recently seen in Algonquin Into the forest.. Other favorite credits are: Chorus lineReno Sweeney AnythingAnd Janet The Drowsy Chaperon (Baby Award Winner).

Jacks Terry (10-year-old Tommy) I’m excited to make his AAT debut! Jacks was part of the AAT Performing Arts Academy, Beauty / BeastCharlie brown Charlie brownSmy Inn Peter PanAnd Grandpa Joe Willy Wonka, This is his first complete production at AAT.You may have seen him in BES production Annie Junior.. (Alfred) or MHS production Big fish.

Jake Ward (4 year old Tommy) I’m excited to make his Algonquin Arts Theater debut! He has been a dancer for Dance For Joy for five years and has enjoyed performing at dance companies for the past four years. He is enthusiastic about acting and drama and wants to continue his drama in the future.

Hannah Tether (Sally Simpson) After being absent from the University of Delaware as a freshman last year, I’m excited to return to Algonquin’s stage this summer. The past credits are: God spell (On my side), Scrooge (Isabel), Wedding singer (Julia), and Mamma Mia!..

Kevin Thrower (Hawker / Specialist) I am excited to return to Algonquin and be part of this wonderful journey. An eternal appreciation for the diligence and dedication of Ian, Mark and Bridget.Previous credits include yes God spellSebastian The little mermaidAnd Shrek Shrek: Musical.

Donnie Nikola (lover) I recently graduated from Manasquan High School and will be attending Western Connecticut State University as a BFA major in the Musical Theater this fall.Favorite roles include Lobby Heart Wedding singerYoung Scrooge ScroogeAnd Doody in Grease..

Shane Austin Miller (Minister / Mr. Simpson) I’m excited to be back on stage after more than 20 years of rest. Favorite role; Tony: West sideJack: Into the forest (Kean), Joseph: Joseph / Dream Court (TUTS), Schroeder: Charlie brown (CDC) & Space Punk Starmite.. Shane was a member of the senior staff at Paper Mill Playhouse and was the founding director of Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir. Shayne is currently Director of Marketing and Communications at Algonquin.

Mad Fernandez (harmonica player) I’m a senior in high school and I’m proud to be part of my sixth production at Algonquin.Previous shows include: fairy (Sara) and God spell (Learn your lesson) Where they wore overalls … some kind.They are also an active part of the high school drama club where they played Audrey Little Shop of HorrorsRoger rentAnd Donna Mamma Mia..

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Aisaferatovic (Specialist Assistant) I’m excited to appear on her second show at AAT!Her first show God spell She sang, “Bless the Lord.” She is an up-and-coming junior at Drexel University who majors in marketing. Performance credits include: Legally blonde (Polet), Les Miserables (Cosette) and Spelling contest (Ronari Saperetti).

Amber Tanji (Minister’s wife) It’s ecstatic to return to the AAT stage! Amber, an AMDA graduate and acting associate, has worked as an actor in New York, Boston and LA. credit: rent, Awakening of spring, In heights & American Idiot (Heather). Amber works as a vocal and piano teacher at School of Lock in Marlboro.

Gavin Bailey (Ensemble) Brick Memorial HS seniors are excited to work with his AAT femme again!Includes credits: APCT American Idiot (Miguel), accelerator rod Grease (Ensemble), BMW S Mamma Mia (pepper), Beauty / Beast JR (Lefou), PPBHS Hair splay (seaweed), AAT God spell (We Beseech Thee), Newsies (Finch), Spring Lake’s Mamma MiaBCCT Moana Junior (Maui), Anna and the Snow Queen Junior (Christoph), and NJPAC Savion Glover’s Coltrane Story..

James Chianese (Ensemble) I’m excited to be back on the Algonquin stage! The latest credits are:Angel Yin rent And Harry Mamma Mia.. James works as a vocal and theater teacher at CNJBT in Florence, NJ.

Nicholas R. Hugley (Ensemble) I’m excited to return to Algonquin The Who Tommy!!He was previously seen in Algonquin Jesus Christ Superstar..Other notable roles: Disney Jetsam The little mermaid (SLTC), Kyle Legally blonde (SLTC), and Enjorlas in Les Miserables (WPI-VOX).

Kaitlyn Hulme (ensemble) I’m excited to be back on the AAT stage!She was recently seen at Spring Lake’s Beauty / Beast (Les Filles La Ville). My favorite credits are: Into the forest (Sleeping Beauty / Dance Captain), Mamma Mia! (Lisa), Annie (Connie Boylan), and The little mermaid (Arista).

Rear Krupnic (ensemble) Recently made a professional debut American Idiot (APTC). Other credits are: Wedding singer (Phoenix) Super star When Kiss me, Kate (Algonquin). Lear also holds numerous production credits, including dance captains, stage managers and lighting crews for various theaters in the Monmouth County area. Rear is the proud Central Jersey Roller Vixen, featuring roller skates and roller derby during a pandemic.

Willy Ness (ensemble) I’m excited to be part of The Who’s Tommy at the Algonquin Arts Theater. Previous Algonquin credits included Godspell, The Buddy Holly Story, the South Pacific, and more recently, Into the Woods, where he played Jack.

Stanley Scallecki (ensemble) It’s absolutely exciting to be part of The Who Tommy With Algonquin! This is his first show at Algonquin. Includes credits: Grease (Roger), Anything (round face), The Drowsy Chaperon (Aldolfo) and Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour).

Cassidy Terraciano (ensemble) Is an EMC actress and is very pleased to be back on the Algonquin stage.Her past credits include: Mamma Mia!! (Sophie), and Into the forest (Rapunzel).

The Who Tommy The creative team includes: Ian Moore, Director; Bridget Hughes, Choreographer; Mark Megil, Music Director; Bethany Pedersen, Rehearsal Stage Manager; Rachel Krupnik, Production Stage Manager. Tina Wasielewski, Costume Design; Jason Greenhouse, Scenic Design; Roman Klima, Lighting Design; Joe and Karen Ficara, Prop Design; Jan Topoleski, Sound Design, Joseph Ficarra, Producer.

The Who Tommy Features a book by Des McAnuff & Pete Townshend. Music and lyrics by Pete Townshend. Additional music and lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

The Who Tommy Presented through a special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI).. All certified performance materials are also provided by MTI.

The Who Tommy Sponsored by Manasquan Bank.

Show and series producers include Janice Blanton, Deborah Dec, James & Arlene Donegan, JL Grandinetti, Vincent Gifford, Boris Jelic, Diane & Jerry Levitz, and “Broadway” Ray Soehngen.

ALGONQUIN ARTS THEATER (AAT) Is a 501c (3) performing arts non-profit center that provides cultural richness and art education to residents and visitors of central New Jersey and the Jersey Shore through quality performances and programs in theater, music, dance and film. doing.

Located in Manasquan, NJ, AAT is an integral part of the Shore region, offering extensive access to multidisciplinary art experiences. AAT is committed to education and serves students of all ages not only through the teaching of arts and music, but also through the unique collaborative conversation that exists between the audience and the performers. The Journeyman House, AAT, features the work of young and emerging artists, designers and directors who work with veteran professionals.

AAT provides a platform for local and local performers to showcase their work, provide audiences with the opportunity to be directly and personally involved in the arts, encourage more participation and through the world of the stage. It provides an attractive way to explore personal and social issues.

The Algonquin Arts Theater program is partially made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts’ partner body, the New Jersey Arts Council / Department of State. Funding is also provided by the generosity of Hackensack Meridian Health, PNC Foundation, Manaskan Bank, Sunnyside Manor, Dodge Foundation, Provident Banking Foundation, and other companies and our patrons.