MACY CHAMPLIN is thrilled to be joining Candlelight for Beehive! this summer! Macy recently finished her first year of college at Rider University where she’s studying for a BFA in Musical Theatre. All of her previous credits have been in her hometown of Oklahoma City where she was seen in Chicago (Roxie Hart), All Shook Up (Natalie/Ed), 25th Annual…Spelling Bee (Olive Ostrovsky), Bring it On (Kylar), Joseph…Technicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator), and Heathers (Heather Duke). Macy is so proud to be a part of such an engaging and fulfilling show after a long two years without performing. She would like to thank the support of her friends, family, and mentors for giving her the confidence and facilities to get back to the theatre! Enjoy the show!
TIFFANY DAWN CHRISTOPHER
TIFFANY DAWN CHRISTOPHER is THRILLED to be returning to the stage and to Candlelight. She is a graduate of Howard University where she majored in Communications and minored in Theatre. Audiences may remember her in The Drowsy Chaperone playing the role of The Drowsy Chaperone at Candlelight. Theatre credits include: The Color Purple (Suge Avery u/s & Ensemble) Ragtime (Sarah), Spamalot (Lady of the Lake), How to Succeed, Young Frankenstein, The Odd Couple-Female Version, Anything Goes, and Christmas by Candlelight. Favorite roles include: Memphis the Musical (Felicia Farrell), Little Shop of Horrors (Ronnette), West Side Story (Anita), The King and I (Eliza), and Into the Woods (The Witch –2001 and 2004). All thanks God for the multiple opportunities to share her talents with the world. Thanks to Jody and Chris for the chance to participate in such a FUN show! LOVE to the entire cast, you LADIES ROCK! Special thanks to her Family and Friends for all of their LOVE and SUPPORT! This show and every show is dedicated to my heartbeat, my BEAUTIFUL daughter Harper! Everything I do is for YOU!
PHOEBE GAVULA is so excited to be back on stage and making her Candlelight debut! Regional credits include Cabaret (Helga/Gorilla) at the Arden Theatre; A Sign of the Times (Female Swing) at Delaware Theatre Company; Cabaret (Fraulein Kost), Evita (Mistress), and Florinda (Into the Woods) at Resident Theatre Company; The Producers (Ensemble) at BCCPA; A Chorus Line (Bebe) and Beauty and the Beast (Silly Girl) at Greater Ocean City Theatre Company; Willy Wonka (Mrs. Bucket) and Sleeping Beauty (Queen Marguerite) in OCTC’s TYA series. Thanks to Jess, Jordan, Nicole, and Brinney for all their help and hugs. @pheebeegee
TIARA GREENE is thrilled to be returning to the Candlelight stage! After nearly two years away from the stage, it feels so good to be back! Last seen here as Sister Lee in Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, she is excited to once again share this stage with a talented cast and crew. Favorite credits include: Memphis (Felicia), Hairspray (Motormouth Maybelle), and Rent (Joanne). Tiara would like to thank her family and friends for their continued support.
JENNA KUERZI is an actor, singer, and creator making new, and lifting old, work. Jenna is honored to make her Candlelight debut revisiting Janis Joplin with this supremely talented cast and crew. Jenna has worked regionally with the Arden Theatre Company, Tribe of Fools (Barrymore Nominee: Best Ensemble/New Play- Fishtown: A Hipster Noir), the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, 11th Hour, Shakespeare in Clark Park, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, Revolution Shakespeare, the Pitman Broadway Theatre, and countless productions in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Jenna’s solo-ish show, Johnny Depp: A Retrospective on Late-Stage Capitalism traveled to the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and played sold-out bar performances at Fergie’s Pub. During the COVID-19 global health crisis, Jenna started “Dumpster Fires For You” (@dumpsterfiresforyou on instagram, facebook, and Etsy), a candle company specializing in hand poured, 100% soy wax, candles using clean scents and unconventional containers. For more info visit jennakuerzi.com
KAYLAN WETZEL is a proud Pittsburgh native who is a graduate of the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University with a degree in Musical Theatre. She was last seen by Candlelight audiences as Irene in Crazy for You and Velma in Hairspray. Some of her favorite roles include: Liza Minnelli (The World’s Greatest Entertainer) at The Grand Opera House, Cassie (A Chorus Line), Lola (Damn Yankees), Ariel (Footloose), Magenta (The Rocky Horror Show), Bombalurina (CATS) and Audrey (Little Shop of Horrors). Favorite role of all time: Mom to Olivia :) She would like to thank her husband Luca for being her rock, and mom Tatha for always supporting her.