The Wizard of Oz


The Wizard of Oz

  • Director Clint Hromsco
  • Musical Director Jeffrey Campos
  • Costume Assistant Holly McCaffrey
  • Stage Manager Ericka Conklin
  • Casting Director Holly Buczek


A classic tale that has been entertaining audiences for ages. Rediscover the joy of following the yellow brick road with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion, and even munchkin puppetry, as they travel through a re-imagined world of Oz.



Amy Weintraub (Glenda, The Good Witch) is thrilled to be joining the team at the Vital Theatre Company! Amy was recently seen Off Broadway in Write Act Repertory's production of Frankenstein and in Regretting Almost Everything at 54 Below. She is a recent graduate of Oberlin College and Conservatory, where she earned a BM in Vocal Performance and a BA in theatre. A big thanks to her friends and family--couldn't do it without you!

Sarah Mikota (Witch/Oz) is so excited to be joining Vital Theatre Company! She recently toured with TWUSA in Junie B Jones, and very much enjoys working with kids, while pursuing her dream of theatre. She is a proud graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University where she earned a BFA in Musical Theatre.Favorite credits include Into the Woods (Little Red Riding Hood), Rocky Horror Picture Show (Columbia), and Spring Awakening (Martha). Thank you to the team at Vital for this awesome opportunity. Love to Mom and Dad in the mitten state!

Braeden Tuttle (Tin Man) is very excited to be a part of Wizard of Oz! Braeden recently moved to New York from Ohio where he received his Bachelors Degree in Musical Theatre from Bowling Green State University. Since moving to New York he has been apart of a world premiere production of Black Hollow (Frank), rode the rails in The Polar Express Train Ride (The Conductor), and other credits include: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Barfee), The Drowsy Chaperone (George), and many others. Many thanks to Alexis for always supporting me.

Juan Luis De Coss (The Cowardly Lion) is thrilled to return to Vital theatre for The Wizard of Oz! He was preciously seen in Vitals productions of Pinkalicious and Flight School. A New York City native, Juan Luis attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and currently The Julliard School. Many thanks to the Vital Theatre team, Mom, Eliza, and his handful of friends.

Erik Schneider (Scarecrow) is a performer, drag queen and writer living in Harlem. He has a BFA in musical theatre from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. His credits include Darien in Jack Tracys History web-series, four seasons at the Quisisana performance resort, Venus in Marc Singer's Alice Is Burning, and Christopher Belling in the Village Light Opera Groups Curtains, and The Emcee in the last national tour of Sam Mendes Cabaret.


Clint Hromsco (Director) Off-Broadway: Flight School the Musical (Original Cast Recording). National Tours: Jekyll & Hyde, Wizard of Oz, and Nickelodeons Storytime Live! NYC: Abortion by Eugene O'Neill, The Secret Garden, Yosef A New Musical. Select regional credits include: Spamalot, 42nd Street, 9 to 5, Chicago, Shrek, How to Succeed, All Shook Up, 25th AnnualSpelling Bee, Damn Yankees, A Chorus Line, Sister Act. TV/Film: Don Lingle on Mysteries at the Museum (Travel Channel), Airplane Repot (Discovery Channel), Subramanyam for Sale (featured dancer), Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Girls (HBO), White Collar (USA), 666 Park Avenue (ABC). Clint has also been featured in several regional and international commercials. BFA: Ithaca College. Thanks to Mom, Dad, Jeremy, Laura, Jonathan, Luke and Jeffrey for all of their love and support.

Jeffrey Campos (Musical Director) Jeffrey Campos (Music Director). Jekyll & Hyde, A Chorus Line, The Wizard of Oz, Oklahoma, Annie, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Regional: Beauty and the Beast, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Saturday Night Fever, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Victor/Victoria, The Witches of Eastwick, Grease, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Joseph ...Dreamcoat, 9 to 5, Damn Yankees, South Pacific, Legally Blonde, Summer of Love, Sunset Boulevard (Ogunquit Playhouse), The Prima Donnettes, Too Darn Hot (Florida Studio Theatre), Mame (Cohoes). NYC: A Stoop on Orchard Street (Off-Broadway) NYC Mayors Awards for Arts and Culture, Jack Perry is Alive (and Dating) (Ars Nova) Show Choir (NYC Fringe) A New Generation of Song (NYMF) The Secret Garden, Human Comedy, Lucky Stiff, Triumph of Love, A New Brain, Forever Plaid, Proof (Astoria Performing Arts Center) Violet, The Wild Party, Like You Like It, City of Angels (Gallery Players) Jesus Christ Superstar (Producers Club). Orchestrations: Broadway Backwards (American Airlines Theatre). Developmental grant recipient from the Queens Council for the Arts for his musical The Man in the Iron Mask.

Holly McCaffrey (Costume Assistant ) is delighted to be working with Vital Theatre Company again. She has previously assisted on Kid Frankenstein (2017), Wizard of Oz (2017), and the Vital tours of Pinkalicious (2017) and Flight School (2017). Holly has also worked with the Costume Design teams for the An American In Paris 1st National Tour and the School Of Rock 1st National Tour. She was also the Assistant Costumer for the Mint Theater Company's production of Hindle Wakes (2017). Holly has had the pleasure to stitch for Les Miserables North American Tour (2017), From Here to Eternity (2017) at Ogunquit Playhouse, and Jersey Boys (2017) at New World Stages. She would like to thank her family and friends and everyone at Vital Theatre Company.

Ericka Conklin (Stage Manager) is excited to be back out on tour with Vital Theatre Company. Currently she is also an Assistant Stage Manager at The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking (New World Stages). Past credits include The Other Day (14th St Y), An Act of God, Savannah Sipping Society (Millbrook Playhouse) J.B. (Messiah College) and The 72 Billionaire's Festival of New Works (Goldsmiths University of London)

Holly Buczek (Casting Director) For Vital Theatre, Holly has cast Pinkalicious The Musical, Fancy Nancy, Angelina Ballerina The Musical, StinkyKids (2012 Off-Broadway Alliance Winner for Best Family Show) and others. Current and recent projects include: Annie - National Tour 2014/15, 50 Shades, The Original Parody off Broadway and Touring Companies, Til Divorce Do Us Part off Broadway, Deathtrap and Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike at The John W. Engeman Theatre, Caroline or Change for Cyranos Theatre in Alaska, The Independents for Fringe 2012 (winner Best-of-the Fest), Wearing Black for the Frigid Festival, iLLA, A Hip-Hop Musical, Deployed - The Musical, The Brain That Wouldnt Die In 3D, The Groove Factory and Pirates of Finance for NYMF, and for Bard SummerScape festival, The Ballad of Rom and Julz and Bitter Sweet. Holly also handles the casting for Musicals Tonight!, Berenstain Bears, Live, and past seasons of The Secret Theatre and Millbrook Playhouse Summer Theatre. Films: Naz & Maalik, Diva and Symposium. Web: Commercials for Intel and Lipton. For more information on Holly visit


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