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Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas-NYC

AGES
2-7+

  • Props Designer Ellen Parker
  • Stage Manager Alison Goldman
  • Musical Director Zachary Kellogg
  • Director/Choreographer Sam Viverito
  • Costume Designer Grace Paradise
  • Director/Choreographer Sam Viverito
  • Props Designer Ellen Parker
  • Costume Designer Grace Paradise
  • Musical Director Zachary Kellogg
  • Stage Manager Alison Goldman
  • ABOUT THE SHOW

    What could be fancier than Christmas? Presents with elegant wrapping paper, festive decorations, Christmas cookies with sprinkles - and who could forget the tree? After all, there is no such thing as too much tinsel. Ooh la la! This year, Nancy is especially excited. After selling some of her old gowns and accessories, Nancy has enough money to buy a brand-new sparkly tree topper. She can't wait to decorate the Christmas tree. But when things don't turn out the way Nancy planned, will Christmas still be splendiferous?

    PHOTOS

    CAST

    Mrs. Clancy

    ava s arkin (Mrs. Clancy) is a proud native New Yorker and recent graduate from Otterbein University and is thrilled to be working with the Vital Theater Company team! Some of her previous shows include 42nd Street (Anytime Annie), The Tempest (Prospera), The Pajama Game (Mae), and Chicago (June/ Ensemble). She would like to thank her friends and family for their endless support, Lisa and Andrew at The Price Group, and her cast members for making these Christmas memories extra splendiferous. @Alwaysava

    Nancy

    Erin Paxton (Nancy) (she/her/hers) is thrilled to be making her debut with Vital Theatre Company. Other credits include Peter Pan (Peter Pan), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Celebrity Cruise International (production vocalist) and the 2021 New York Theatre Festival. Erin is a Baltimore native and alumna of Sigma Kappa Sorority. Endless gratitude to my family and found family who support me through it all!

    Mr. Clancy

    Nicholas Atkins (Mr. Clancy) is thrilled to be making his New York City performance debut! Born and raised in Waco, Texas, Nick got his BM in Music Theater from Oklahoma City University. He wants to thank Vital, his parents, and Lena for being so supportive through this entire process. Happy Holidays!

    Grandpa/Mrs. Devine

    Christopher Isolano (Grandpa/Mrs. Devine) recently made his off-Broadway debut as Boris in The Golden Cage at Theatre Row. He also gained notice in The NY Times for originating the role of the Anxiety Monster in the new childrens musical, Petunias Big Day! at the New Ohio Theatre. Originally from Long Island and a graduate of Pace Universitys Musical Theater program, he has performed regionally with Theatre Aspen, The Hangar, The Gateway and in NYC at IRT Theater, Alvin Ailey and Lincoln Center. Chris can also be found producing concerts and managing the newly opened off-Broadway performance venue, Theater555 on 42nd St. IG: @Chris-Isolano

    Jojo

    Victoria Bahary (Jojo) Off-Broadway: Camp, A New Musical (Fluffy). Regional: Peter Pan (Peter Pan), Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere), Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Veruca Salt), The Wizard of Oz (The Wizard of Oz/Professor Marvel), An Evening with Laura Benanti. Television/Media: Fox Alternative Entertainments Domino Masters (Teen Topplers), Golden Corral (Principal), Kicks and Losers (Featured). Special thanks to Kim Pedell at Zoom Talent Management and the team at CESD for their constant support.

    TOUR CAST

    Mrs. Clancy

    ava s arkin (Mrs. Clancy) is a proud native New Yorker and recent graduate from Otterbein University and is thrilled to be working with the Vital Theater Company team! Some of her previous shows include 42nd Street (Anytime Annie), The Tempest (Prospera), The Pajama Game (Mae), and Chicago (June/ Ensemble). She would like to thank her friends and family for their endless support, Lisa and Andrew at The Price Group, and her cast members for making these Christmas memories extra splendiferous. @Alwaysava

    Nancy

    Erin Paxton (Nancy) (she/her/hers) is thrilled to be making her debut with Vital Theatre Company. Other credits include Peter Pan (Peter Pan), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Celebrity Cruise International (production vocalist) and the 2021 New York Theatre Festival. Erin is a Baltimore native and alumna of Sigma Kappa Sorority. Endless gratitude to my family and found family who support me through it all!

    Mr. Clancy

    Nicholas Atkins (Mr. Clancy) is thrilled to be making his New York City performance debut! Born and raised in Waco, Texas, Nick got his BM in Music Theater from Oklahoma City University. He wants to thank Vital, his parents, and Lena for being so supportive through this entire process. Happy Holidays!

    Grandpa/Mrs. Devine

    Christopher Isolano (Grandpa/Mrs. Devine) recently made his off-Broadway debut as Boris in The Golden Cage at Theatre Row. He also gained notice in The NY Times for originating the role of the Anxiety Monster in the new childrens musical, Petunias Big Day! at the New Ohio Theatre. Originally from Long Island and a graduate of Pace Universitys Musical Theater program, he has performed regionally with Theatre Aspen, The Hangar, The Gateway and in NYC at IRT Theater, Alvin Ailey and Lincoln Center. Chris can also be found producing concerts and managing the newly opened off-Broadway performance venue, Theater555 on 42nd St. IG: @Chris-Isolano

    Jojo

    Victoria Bahary (Jojo) Off-Broadway: Camp, A New Musical (Fluffy). Regional: Peter Pan (Peter Pan), Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere), Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Veruca Salt), The Wizard of Oz (The Wizard of Oz/Professor Marvel), An Evening with Laura Benanti. Television/Media: Fox Alternative Entertainments Domino Masters (Teen Topplers), Golden Corral (Principal), Kicks and Losers (Featured). Special thanks to Kim Pedell at Zoom Talent Management and the team at CESD for their constant support.

    CREATIVES

    Ellen Parker (Props Designer) (she/her) is so excited to have joined Vital Theatre Company, Inc. as Company and Production Manager. She discovered her love for stagecraft at a young age and is passionate about making theatre accessible to young audiences. She believes in the power of art to change lives. What's next

    Alison Goldman (Stage Manager) is excited to be making her Vital Theatre debut with such a talented team. Recent assistant stage manager credits include Monstress with Hunger and Thirst Theatre and The Memory Exam with Oberon Theatre Ensemble. Alison also holds a BA in theatre producing and management from Marymount Manhattan College. Love to dad and Dante!

    Zachary Kellogg (Musical Director) is an internationally acclaimed jazz and classical flautist, pianist and composer. A multiple international competition winner, he made his solo debut at Carnegie Hall in 2011 at the age of 13 and has released several CDs. Zachary is currently on the faculty at the Play Group Theater & Broadway Training Center of Westchester. www.ZacharyKelloggMusic.com

    Sam Viverito (Director/Choreographer) has directed and choreographed internationally in such diverse places as, South Korea (Hairspray, Bat Boy, Disneys Hunchback Of Notre Dame, King & I, Quiz Show and the 1st American company of A Chorus Line), Canada (A Touch Of Broadway, Angelina Ballerina, Garden Brothers Circus) Malaysia and Japan, (Charles Bachs Wonder) England (Brighton Cares). New York audiences has seen his work in Cut The Ribbons, (starring Donna McKechnie, Georgia Engel and Barbara Feldon) Duplex, Bag Fulla Money, Angelina Ballerina, Angelina Ballerina The Very Merry Holiday Musical, and Fancy Nancy) He has directed and choreographed National tours of A Chorus Line, Man Of Lamancha, Angelina Ballerina, Fancy Nancy and Gypsy. His work regionally includes: La Cage Aux Folles, Funny Girl, Sweet Charity, Annie, 42nd Street, Evita, Buddy, Broadway Bound, Opa!, Corps Of Discovery, and for the last 21 years, the Shoji Tabuchi Show, in Branson, MO. His company, VIVO, Inc is now involved with developing original works https://www.samviverito.com/

    Grace Paradise (Costume Designer) is thrilled to make her debut with the Vital Theatre Company. She has 15 years of experience as a costume and wig designer for the Halloween Industry and was commissioned to create a custom wig for the Grace and Frankie Show. Through her on-line Vintage Shop, she has supplied props for Network Television and Broadway Shows. Grace has a degree in Illustration from Pratt Institute and has received numerous awards for her contemporary paintings. Grace is grateful for the support of her family and friends and is excited for her Grandchildren and Neice to see the show!

    Sam Viverito (Director/Choreographer) has directed and choreographed internationally in such diverse places as, South Korea (Hairspray, Bat Boy, Disneys Hunchback Of Notre Dame, King & I, Quiz Show and the 1st American company of A Chorus Line), Canada (A Touch Of Broadway, Angelina Ballerina, Garden Brothers Circus) Malaysia and Japan, (Charles Bachs Wonder) England (Brighton Cares). New York audiences has seen his work in Cut The Ribbons, (starring Donna McKechnie, Georgia Engel and Barbara Feldon) Duplex, Bag Fulla Money, Angelina Ballerina, Angelina Ballerina The Very Merry Holiday Musical, and Fancy Nancy) He has directed and choreographed National tours of A Chorus Line, Man Of Lamancha, Angelina Ballerina, Fancy Nancy and Gypsy. His work regionally includes: La Cage Aux Folles, Funny Girl, Sweet Charity, Annie, 42nd Street, Evita, Buddy, Broadway Bound, Opa!, Corps Of Discovery, and for the last 21 years, the Shoji Tabuchi Show, in Branson, MO. His company, VIVO, Inc is now involved with developing original works https://www.samviverito.com/

    Ellen Parker (Props Designer) (she/her) is so excited to have joined Vital Theatre Company, Inc. as Company and Production Manager. She discovered her love for stagecraft at a young age and is passionate about making theatre accessible to young audiences. She believes in the power of art to change lives. What's next

    Grace Paradise (Costume Designer) is thrilled to make her debut with the Vital Theatre Company. She has 15 years of experience as a costume and wig designer for the Halloween Industry and was commissioned to create a custom wig for the Grace and Frankie Show. Through her on-line Vintage Shop, she has supplied props for Network Television and Broadway Shows. Grace has a degree in Illustration from Pratt Institute and has received numerous awards for her contemporary paintings. Grace is grateful for the support of her family and friends and is excited for her Grandchildren and Neice to see the show!

    Zachary Kellogg (Musical Director) is an internationally acclaimed jazz and classical flautist, pianist and composer. A multiple international competition winner, he made his solo debut at Carnegie Hall in 2011 at the age of 13 and has released several CDs. Zachary is currently on the faculty at the Play Group Theater & Broadway Training Center of Westchester. www.ZacharyKelloggMusic.com

    Alison Goldman (Stage Manager) is excited to be making her Vital Theatre debut with such a talented team. Recent assistant stage manager credits include Monstress with Hunger and Thirst Theatre and The Memory Exam with Oberon Theatre Ensemble. Alison also holds a BA in theatre producing and management from Marymount Manhattan College. Love to dad and Dante!

    FANCY NANCY SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS-NYC ON TOUR

     
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