4 Chairs Theatre Presents Stages: Up, Down and Center (Directed by Lauren Rawitz) live at Hey Nonny on July 24a t 7:30 PM, featuring the following performers:
Brigid Buckley has been seen in Chicago-land theater in Rent (Metropolis) Yeoman of the Guard (Light Opera Works) and The Nutcracker Sings (Jedlicka Performing Arts). She holds a BFA from the Boston Conservatory. Previous cabaret experience includes: Divas, Dames and Dogma; Drama Changes Lives; Seasonal Depression; and Metropolis Sings.
Hanako Walrath is thrilled to be a part of this cabaret! She will be attending Baldwin Wallace’s Musical Theater program this fall. In the past few summers, she has studied musical theatre at University of Cincinnati’s Conservatory of Music, Baldwin Wallace University, and Emerson College. Some of her favorite roles include Tzeitel (Fiddler on the Roof) and Cosette (Les Mis). Hanako will appear as Liat in South Pacific alongside the Cleveland Orchestra at the Blossom Music Festival this August. She is forever thankful for her family’s unconditional support and for her director, friend, and role-model, Lauren Rawitz.
Kaitlin Feely is beyond thrilled and humbled to be back at Hey Nonny performing with 4 Chairs Theatre once again with such an incredibly talented team! Katilin will be entering her senior year at Illinois Wesleyan University pursuing a BFA in Music Theatre and a minor in Mathematics. Kaitlin was most recently seen at Hey Nonny with 4 Chairs Theatre’s cabaret “I Am Woman, Hear Me Belt!” She would like to thank her extraordinary director Lauren Rawitz, and her exceptional parents. Mom and dad, thank you for always helping me reach my dreams.
Michelle Tibble is a mom, wife, actress, and variety artist. She is more than thrilled to take some time for herself, and collaborate this cabaret with some of her favorite ladies in the business. Notable credits include the roles of Donna, Tonya, and Ensemble in the Broadway National Tour of Mama Mia! and 15 years as Shulie in the local and national tour of Schoolhouse Rock Live! She has also worked with Second City, Metropolis Performing Arts, Buffalo Theater Ensemble, Pittsburgh Public, Pittsburgh Rep. and more, and can be seen in countless commercials and short films. Check out her website: www.michelleacts.com. Special thanks to Lauren Rawitz for always being a supporter. Will create stories with you any day!
Lucinda Johnston is an actor, singer and mom, Wisconsin raised and now living in Evanston. She is delighted to be working with director Lauren Rawitz again and the amazing women she has assembled for Stages. Lucinda has worked with Steppenwolf Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, Paramount Theatre, A Red Orchid Theatre, American Theatre Company, Northlight Theatre, Stage Left, Metropolis PAC and others. She has also has been seen in a variety of commercials & print ads and her television and film credits include Chicago Fire, Empire, and several independent films.