cast and creative
JULIE CARDIA (Orange Girl) is thrilled to be here this summer! Recent credits include: It’s a Wonderful Life (Westchester Broadway), Damn Yankees (Gloria Thorpe, Carousel Theatre), Titanic (Alice Beane, Virginia Musical Theatre). Tours: 30th Anniversary National Tour of Annie (Lily St. Regis), Wizard of Oz(Pittsburgh CLO, Kansas City Starlight, TOTS) and A Christmas Carol. Regional: Hair (TUTS), Mame, Music Man, My Fair Lady, Showboat (all at Sacramento Music Circus), Celebrate Broadway (Kennedy Center), Annie (Madison Square Gardens starring Kathy Lee Gifford). Julie will be returning to the midwest this fall to play Adelaide in Guys and Dolls at Stages St. Louis.
TIANA CHECCHIA (Yellow Girl) proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame, avid Yankee fan and struggling golfer is excited to make her Ogunquit debut! National Tours: Grease (Sandy); Chance at Love (Mary) and Nuncrackers. Recent favorites: Peter Pan (Peter Pan); Respect: A Musical Journey(Faith) in Boston; The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy); Godspell (Robin) and Footloose (Urleen). Mom, Dad (my guardian angel) and Melia — “Thank you for the music, for giving it to me.”
KELLY KUNKEL (Green Girl) is delighted to be making her Ogunquit Playhouse debut in SHOUT! Favorite credits include The Full Monty (Georgie), A Chorus Line (Sheila), Chicago (Velma Kelly), Cats(Bombalurina), Side Show (Daisy Hilton), Smokey Joe's Café, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Milly), I Love You, You're Perfect...Now Change, The Taffetas (Cheryl) and Hula Hoop Sha-Boop (Suzie). Kelly has also been seen in several television, commercial and film projects, most recently featured on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Daniela). She lives in NYC with her inspiring and talented husband, Jon.
AMANDA LEA LaVERGNE (Red Girl) is excited to be a member of this swinging cast! She was recently seen in the Broadway production of Grease, getting to perform the roles of Sandy Dumbrowski, ChaCha DeGregorio, and Patty Simcox. Regional credits: All Shook Up, Lone Star Love, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes, 42nd Street, and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. National Tours: Disney High School Musical, Hairspray and Crazy for You. Love and thanks to Michael at The Roster and to my incredible and amazing family.
ALÉNA WATTERS (Blue Girl) Broadway: West Side Story (Anita standby). Off-B'way: NEWSical, Boobs! Regional: Turn of The Century (Goodman Theatre), Brooklyn (Denver Civic Theatre), Beehive!(Kennedy Center/Ogunquit Playhouse/etc...), Annie (LTR). A Bette Midler Harlette at the NY Met concert and work in The Showgirl Must Go On. BA in Musical Theatre/Acting (University of Northern Colorado). Aléna teaches dance/fitness/yoga. Love to my wonderfully supportive family, friends and Yoga4Soul crew. Sass, 6, 7, ballchange (shanti)!