recently received a Jeff Award nomination for her portrayal of Hazel at Drury Lane in Chicago. She starred in Goodspeed Opera’s 50th anniversary production of Hello, Dolly! and the world premiere of the Marvin Hamlisch/Rupert Holmes musical, The Nutty Professor, directed by Jerry Lewis. NY Theatre: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Bingo, By Jupiter, Radio Gals, Oil City Symphony; Regiona: Annie Get Your Gun (Glimmerglass Opera), Call Me Madam (42nd Street Moon), Chicago (Pioneer Theatre Company in her hometown of Salt Lake City) and several productions of Anything Goes. TV/radio: Former prosecutor, Shelby Cross on “Onion News Network,” “The Knick,” “Sesame Street,” and “Prairie Home Companion.” Known for her Ethel Merman tribute, Everything the Traffic Will Allow, her other shows are Autumn in New York: Vernon Duke’s Broadway and Dreaming of a Song: The Music of Hoagy Carmichael, in collaboration with Billy Stritch. She’s appeared in legendary halls from The London Palladium to Carnegie Hall, The Royal Albert Hall to Jazz at Lincoln Center and with symphony orchestras from Atlanta to Philly. Klea is a charter member of the Jerry Herman Legacy Concert and a distinguished Alumna of the University of Utah.



Founding President of Mainstreet Musicals and NMTN (NYMF). Broadway: Phantom of the Opera, The Lyons, Tarzan, Beauty and the Beast, Grand Hotel, The Moony Shapiro Songbook, Creation of the World..., The Rothschilds, Me and My Girl (Tony and Drama Desk noms), La Boheme, Cats, The Magic Show, Lost in Yonkers, and Man of La Mancha. Regional: North Shore, Goodspeed, George Street, Phoenix, McCarter, and Arena (originating roles in Tomfoolery, Tintypes, 1940s Radio Hour and Plenty.) Film: Thirteen Days, Cradle will Rock, Husbands and Wives, Everyone Says I Love You, Celebrity and Deconstructing Harry.

Princess Pilipat/Marie


is delighted to be joining the cast of Nutcracker! The Musical. She is a Bradley University '14, Long Island University Post '16 graduate, and transplant from Illinois. Seen in Artemis: In the Parking Lot (NYMF), Missed Connections: A Craigslist Musical (The New Ohio Theatre), Othello (as Othello at the Workshop Theatre), and now playing Princess Pirlipat. Thanks Mom, Dad, Manny, Eddie, Brian, Friends and all. Follow along at

Christian Elias


is a native performer/director/choreographer in NYC. Recent Off Broadway Credits include: Green Card The New Musical, Comfort Women the New Musical, I Celebrate Myself: A Conversation with Walt Whitman and Sandbox Theater’s production of Nutcracker! The Musical. Along with acting and choreographing, he has directed plays such as Seven Minutes in Heaven, The Dog Logs, Down Came the Rain and David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Nelson wants to thank everyone at Amas Musical Theatre for bringing this beautiful story back just in time for the holidays.

Cousin Drosselmeir


A native of Medford, MA and a graduate of The Boston Conservatory, Kevin is thrilled to reunite with Donna Trinkoff and Amas on their now fourth collaboration. His movie Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket has just gone on demand and he anxiously awaits the premiere of the new BLACKPILLS network for the release of his series “Tycoon”. A recipient of the Broadway World Best Actor Award for his portrayal of Javert in Les Miserables and Outstanding Performer Award in the New York Musical for The Father Figures in Flambé Dreams. Favorite roles include Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, Andrews in Titanic and Sir Rudy in The Kid Who Would Be Pope. Many thanks to family and friends for their constant love and support especially Guardian Angels Mom and Dad.

Sugar Plum Fairy


Becky's done principal work for Broadway, National tours, NYCO, et al, and at several of the Tony award-winning regional theatre's across the country. She's often remembered for her Magnolia in Show Boat for PBS's Great Performances. She received a Helen Hayes nomination for Cunegonde in Candide at Arena Stage. Becky's currently working on Diary of a Domestic Goddess by Kevin Duda and Christine Toy Johnson and 'Bout To Blow by Gilbert Bailey. Want more?



Ian is thrilled to be working on this show again! Credits include In Love with the Arrow Collar Man (NY New Works Festival Semi-Finalist), Woody Guthrie’s American Song (Young Woody), Sayonara, Piggy Nation the Musical. Film: John Carney’s Academy Award Nominated Begin Again opposite Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo. Graduate of SUNY New Paltz.


Prince Folderoll


studied Theatre at the University of Illinois.  Frank has been a part of several readings in NYC including How to Be an American (York Theatre), To Dance (Tru Voices), and Wong Foo (Pan Asian Rep). Chicago credits include: Altar Boyz (Abraham). Plaid Tidings (Jinx), Guys and Dolls (Benny SouthStreet), Putnam County Spelling Bee (Chip), Producers, Phantom, Grease (Doody).  Regional: My Favorite Year (Benjy Stone) Little Shop (Seymour), and Joseph... Dreamcoat (Joseph).  Many thanks to Carol for this opportunity, and his family and Indy for their continued love and support.



is just jazzed to be back with the Nutcracker! The Musical family once again. Favorite non-nutcracking credits include: Unforgettable (CBS), The Neil Labute New Theater Fest (Off-B'way), and Eight of Spades (Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Fest, Ft. Lauderdale Int'l Film Fest, Big Apple Film Fest).



Lizzy is absolutely thrilled to be a part of Nutcracker! The Musical. Originally from Los Angeles, Lizzy came to New York to attend Columbia University. Her past New York credits include Hairspray (Lil' Inez), Hostages (CBS), Diablo Love (Emma Ray Good), and many more! She is so excited to join this amazingly talented cast and can't wait to rock out to this incredible song book! Thank you to this amazing team for this extraordinary opportunity and to, of course, her wonderful family!



is delighted to be back with Nutcracker! The Musical, reprising the roles she played at the Westchester Sandbox Theatre last year. Lauren has performed in several productions, readings and workshops in New York, Chicago and regionally. Favorite roles include Jo March in Little Women the Musical and Peter in Peter Pan. She has also been a featured vocalist in concerts at Don't Tell Mama and The Metropolitan Room. 

Sir Huffington


Scott Ahearn: Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Full Monty, Forever Plaid (Arvada Center), Dirty Blonde (Triad Stage), Chicago (Ogunquit), Best Little Whorehouse (Phoenix Theatre), Divorce Party (LA, Toronto, Florida). Tours: Grease (Europe), Divorce Party. In New York: Composure, Under the Knife, Marriage of Figaro, Cyrano de Bergerac, Parker & Dizzy's Fabulous Journey to the End of the Rainbow.