Heathers the Musical
June 22 – July 2 at the Arts Asylum
Mia is so excited to be playing Veronica! This has been her dream role since she was in the 8th grade. She recently played Violet in Violet, Glinda in Wizard of Oz, and Jessica Cranshaw in Curtains. She would like to thank her family, friends, Zach & Frederick for the chance to be in Heathers!
Christoph Nevins is a recent graduate of the BFA program at Kansas University. He has been performing in the Kansas City area, most recently in the Barn Players’ She Loves Me as Arpad Lazlo. Enjoy the show!
Erin Cangelose couldn’t be more excited to play one of her dream roles, Martha Dunnstock. She recently played Paulette in Legally Blonde the Musical, Mitch Mahoney in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee directed by Zach Faust, and will be playing another one of her dream roles – Tracy Turnblad – in StageRight Performing Arts’ production of Hairspray!
Zoey is thrilled be a part of this production. She was last seen in Footloose as Rusty, Steel Magnolias as Shelby, and Mary Poppins as Mary Poppins. She will be performing as Amber von Tussle in StageRight Performing Arts’ production of Hairspray this summer. Zoey would like to thank her directors, friends, and family for their support as she grows as a performer, and a person.
Larkin is thrilled to be in her first Faust Theatre Production. Her recent credits include; Judy in White Christmas, Wendy Jo in Footloose, and Bebe in A Chorus Line at Theatre in the Park. She studies voice and performance with Kristi Tucker and has studied dance at Miller-Marley School of Dance and Voice. In the Fall, she will be pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre at the University of Indiana. She would like to thank her parents, friends, and the awesome team behind this show. She can’t wait for everyone to see Heathers… it’s going to be SO VERY!
McKenna Shaw is from Pittsburg, Kansas. She is so stoked to be involved in Heathers. Her previous credits include Patrice in 13, The Narrator in Joseph… Dreamcoat, Martha Cratchitt in A Christmas Carol at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, and became the first high schooler to win both an Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role and Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role at the Jester Awards for her portrayals of Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family and Gertrude McFuzz in Seussical. Upcoming: Inga in Young Frankenstein at Southeastern Theatre Institute in South Caroline. She has been dancing for more than ten years and has been competitively dancing for seven years. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Hunter Meyer is very excited to be playing Kurt Kelly/Paul Kelly in this production! Recent theatre credits include Assassins (John Wilkes Booth) and the original production of Mary O’ (John). Enjoy the show!
Scott Salem feels so very to be a part of this premier production. Heathers will be his fifth production in the Kansas City area, the previous being Once Upon a Mattress (Sir Harry) with Leawood Stage Co, Altar Boyz (Matthew) with OCTA, High Fidelity (Hipster/Roadie) with The Barn, and most recently in the Ensemble of the MET’s 9 to 5. Scott is so excited to PUNCH IT IN with this incredible cast and crew, and knows that this show certainly won’t leave you feeling “blue”. He would like to thank his parents, Bob and Linda, as well as his brothers Nick and Brandon for their all encompassing support and love. It’s time for BIG FUN!
Daphany Edwards is excited to be in the production of Heathers the Musical. She can’t wait for everyone to see everything come together, and see the work everyone put in for this production. Enjoy the show!
Zoe Lepper is absolutely thrilled to be a part of her first Faust Theatre production! Other credits include: 12 years of dance at Heart of America Dance Centre and participated in productions of Chicago, Tarzan, and Ghost the Musical. Her emphasis is in Theatre Performance at Missouri Southern State University. She would like to thank her parents for always believing in her and for supporting her dreams.
Gabriel has performed in and around the Kansas City Area in various shows. Some of his musical highlights have been Leo Bloom in The Producers, Garry in Noises Off, and Captain Hook in Peter Pan. He spent a year studying vocal performance at Missouri State University and decided to pursue a Musical Theatre degree at UCM where he is currently studying. He would like to thank his friends and family for their unending support and he is so excited for you to see Heathers the Musical at Faust Theatre!
Tessa Hake has had the music and acting bug ever since she can remember. She’s played a variety of rolls at Camellot Academy, Coterie Theatre, Lyric Opera, Civic Opera, Starlight Theatre, Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park and Gladstone Theatre in the Park. Tessa is a two time finalist with both Lee’s Summit’s Got Talent and KC SuperStar. She’s been involved with volleyball, forensics, theatre and choir. She thanks God for all the opportunities he has allowed to cross her path. Tessa is truly grateful to be a part of this production of Heathers the Musical.
Raheem Fielder-Bey is pursuing his degree of Bachelor of Science Education in Speech, Communications and Theatre Education. He also is working toward a his two minors in Music and Dance. His previous works include Pugsley in The Addams Family, Potiphar in Joesph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and was last seen in the Ensemble of The Drowsy Chaperone at Faust Theatre. His future plans include furthering his education at UCM and continue to perform in the KC area. He would like to thank his family and friends for all the support! #Cornnuts
A recent graudate from Northwest Missouri State University, Bree has been in over 15 productions during her time there. Most recently, Nightfall, Bee-luther-hatchee, and A Piece of My Heart. Bree is very excited to be a part of Heathers and she hopes that this is the start of her career in Kansas City. She would like to thank her friends Jacque, Ty, and Hannah for always being there for her no matter what’s going on. Enjoy the show!
She attended the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) and was chosen amongst five others to attend the Open Jar Institute in New York City for the summer musical theatre intensive.
Catie Wolff has been with the production since its conception over a year ago, excited for the product to finally come together. Most recently, Catie was in Ghost the Musical and as a Stepsister in Into The Woods. Hope you enjoy the show!