Executive Producer Hugh Hallinan
THE LITTLE MERMAID
DIRECTOR and CHOREOGRAPHER
Lauren graduated from WCSU with a BA in Theatre Performance and Communication. New York credit: The Ancram Opera House’s, The Snow Queen (Robber Girl). Regional credits: Summer Theatre of New Canaan’s, Pippin (Ensemble, U/S Berthe),The Light Princess (Witch), and Connecticut Free Shakespeare’s, The Tempest (Ensemble, U/S Stephano). Some of her DTC credits include: Rudolph (Dasher), Sherlock Holmes (Vanessa), and The Full Monty (Pam). KCACTF nominations: Best Supporting Actress (2017-2019)
You’ve seen Karen on the DCT stage in Hairspray, James and the Giant Peach, Princess and the Frog, Little Witches, Joseph, and Three Pigs, among others. Although fairly new to musical theatre, she’s performed on all kinds of stages, including CBGB’s, the All-Ireland Irish Dance Championships, and had the honor of singing an original song at Jazz at Lincoln Center. She is also in the new Amazon Prime show Puzzled. Many thanks to cast, crew & DCT!
Ricky is beyond thrilled to return to the DCT Children’s Theater. Recently he was in Legally Blonde on the main stage. Ricky is a veteran of the children’s company having been in many productions over the years as well as directing Seussical and The Wizard of Odds. He lives in New York City and has been seen off Broadway in Timmy the Great starring Lillias White and Fabulous the musical. Love and thanks to the Hallinan’s, Phill, Lesley, and Jim.
Andrea is ecstatic to continue to exercise his character-acting chops in Little Mermaid! He graduated with a BFA in Acting from the University of Connecticut, completed a directing internship at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, and has studied Commedia Dell’Arte with Antonio Fava in Italy. He’s been acting and directing with the DCT Children’s Company since 2008: recent credits include Sherlock Holmes and the Haunted Cabaret, Rudolph, Princess and the Frog, Little Witches, Dracula Goes to High School, The Christmas Elf, Goldilocks, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and more. Most recently he directed and starred in MST Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamCoat, as well as Three Pigs. Thanks to Horacio, my family, my dogs, and my love, to Ricky for his brilliant direction, to Phill for the words, and to the Hallinans for their unwavering support!
ROBERT THOMAS HALLIWELL
Robert has been performing on both the East and West Coasts for over two decades. Credits: RENT (Roger) at The Hollywood Performance Theater, The Glass Menagerie(Tom), Next to Normal (Gabe), Gypsy (Tulsa), and August: Osage County (Little Charles) with Two Planks Theater Company. Most Recently, Robert has been seen in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Billy Bibbit) at the New Haven Theater Company, The Downtown Cabaret’s production of Mama Mia (Sky) and Square One Theater Company’s production of Admissions (Charles Luther Mason). Locally, Robert is Artistic Director for Two Planks Theater Company’s Summer Theater Workshop programs.
Kaylin is thrilled to be back with the Downtown Cabaret for her fourth season! Kaylin has been in ten Main Stage shows, and she has been a part of eight Children’s Theatre shows, most recently as Jenna in Three Pigs, Prancer in Rudolph, and Curly in Snow White. She recently made her choreographing debut in Three Pigs as well. Kaylin sends love and thanks to the production staff, her family, Joe, her friends and her Cabaret Theatre family. Hope everyone has a swimming time at The Little Mermaid!
Casey is thrilled to be returning to the Children’s Theatre stage as the understudy for Coral! Past credits include Rudolph (Vixen), Mamma Mia (Lisa), Sister Act (Ensemble Nun), and Legally Blonde (Margot). She would like to thank her friends, family & AJ for all of the love and support. Last but not least, thank you Phill Hill for writing another “fin-tastic” production and for believing in her. Break legs everyone!
Scene 1: Kingdom of Atlantis (Celebration)
Scene 2: Coral’s Room (Go Your Own Way)
Scene 3: The Beach (I Second That Emotion)
Scene 4: Coral’s Room (Vacation)
Scene 5: Myrtle’s Trench (Dirty Deeds, I Would Do Anything For Love)
Scene 1: The Beach (I Saw Her Standing There)
Scene 2: Myrtle’s Trench (Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting)
Scene 3: Caspian’s Home (Can’t Help Falling In Love, Closer to Free)
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