About DANN DUNN
DANN DUNN is thrilled to return to the Candlelight stage in Cabaret after playing the role of the Emcee here in 2005. Broadway/NYC: Miracle on 34th Street, Sesame Street on Broadway! (Madison Square Garden), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Symphony Space). National Tours: CATS, The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, Sesame Street Live!, The Music Man. International: CATS, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, La Traviata, Sesame Street Live!. Selected Regional: Walnut Street, Kennedy Center, Bucks County Playhouse, PGLTF, Arden Theatre, Dallas Summer Theatre, Forestburgh Playhouse, Weathervane Rep. Original Cast: Created the role of ‘Tennessee’ in YANK. Workshop: Kander & Ebb’s Life Is. Cast Recording: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Back-Up Dancer: Mariah Carey, Mark Kanemura (Lady Gaga, Janet Jackson, So You Think You Can Dance?). Dann was fortunate to join the Fosse legacy by training in the style under Gary Flannery, a principal Fosse dancer (Pippin, Dancin’, All That Jazz), dancing back-up for Chita Rivera, and working beside Debra McWaters, Gary Chryst, and Ann Reinking in preparation for the National and International companies of Chicago. Proud Member, AEA. Instagram: @TheDannDunn
About Mackenzie Newbury
MACKENZIE NEWBURY is thrilled to be making her Candlelight debut in her dream role in her all-time favorite show! Some favorite credits include: Fiona (Shrek), Ulla (The Producers), Lois/Bianca (Kiss Me Kate), Elle Woods (Legally Blonde), and performing Nellie in South Pacific and the title role Evita. Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre from The Catholic University of America. Next up: Queenie in Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party at Theatre Non-Conforming. Thanks to Bob, Dann and Chris for the opportunity! I dedicate this, my favorite show, to my grandmothers & mother – my three favorite women. www.mackenzie-newbury.com.
About Max Redman
MAX REDMAN is very excited to be back on the stage here at Candlelight! Max has been involved in many shows over the past few years but was most recently on stage in Catch Me If You Can as Agent Branton. A few of his favorite Candlelight credits include: Hairspray (Corny Collins), The Drowsy Chaperone (Gangster #1), Crazy for You (Bela Zangler), She Loves Me (Sipos), How to Succeed…(Mr. Bratt), Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik), South Pacific (Commander Harrbison). Other credits: Eagle Theatre: The Shape of Things (Adam), Heathers: The Musical (Beleaguered Geek); BTOP: Do Black Patent Leather Shoes… (Mike Depki). Max would like to thank Mom, Dad, Katie, Stefano, and of course, his wife Tori and their pup, Dixie, for their love and support!
About DONNA DOUGHERTY
DONNA DOUGHERTY has been active in professional and amateur theater in the tri-state area for over 40 years and is thrilled to return to the Candlelight stage, last seen as the Broadway producer, Carmen Bernstein, in Curtains. An attorney by day, Donna serves as an officer on the board of several non-profits, including the Players Club of Swarthmore. Donna sings with, and is the Resident Choreographer for, the Valley Forge Chorus, the region’s Sweet Adeline small chorus champions. She dedicates this performance to the memory of her mother who, as Hitler was rising to power, escaped from Czechoslovakia and fled to this country nursing a baby.
About Ed Emmi
EDWARD EMMI last appeared at Candlelight in 2001. Ed is a veteran of over 300 shows, mostly musicals, with groups throughout the tri-state area. Recent roles have included The D’Ysquith Family in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Clopin in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Roger Debris in The Producers. He has sung to benefit many organizations including the American Cancer Society, Special Olympics, OperaDelaware, Sojourners’ Place, The September 11th Fund, AIDS Delaware, the American Diabetes Association, and the Kennett Symphony Orchestra. When not on stage, Ed is a Senior Employee Relations Specialist for Christiana Care Health System, a cantor at four Catholic churches in Delaware, and a professional wedding and funeral soloist.