Meet The Cast

Meet the cast of The Spitfire Grill

By |2022-09-08T11:13:38-07:00September 8th, 2022|2022-2023 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

SBMT is proud to announce the cast of its winter show, The Spitfire Grill. Congratulations to the following talented actors, with our deepest thanks to all who auditioned. Cast: Percy Talbott: Kate Matheson Hannah Ferguson: Juliet Green Shelby Goddard: Laura Barragán Joe Sutter: Charles Anthony Caleb Goddard: Zack Goller Effy Katshaw: Mary Melnick Eli: Tomás-Julian Eredia Ensemble and understudies: Carmela Catoc, Joseph Cloward, Hannah Cole, Allyson Dudzinski, Cordelia Larsen, Corinna Laskin, Jackson Paddock, Gloria Garcia Stanley Staff: Director & Choreographer: Sara K. Dean Musical and Vocal Director: Debra Lambert Casting Consultant: Lysander Abadia Auditions Coordinator: Marcy Bates Stage Manager: Carla [...]

Meet the cast of On The Town

By |2022-03-07T05:59:38-08:00March 6th, 2022|2021-2022 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

South Bay Musical Theatre is thrilled to announce the talented cast of ON THE TOWN, which opens May 14, 2022 at the Saratoga Civic Theatre. Regular patrons will recognize some familiar names as well as a significant number of newcomers. This high-energy, dance-filled musical with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Comden & Green is a sweet tale about three U.S. sailors grabbing 24 hours of shore leave in New York City before shipping off to World War II. The players are: Lysander Abadia (Gabey) Kyle Arrouzet (ensemble) Emery Ronan Bacon (ensemble) Christine Baker (ensemble) Peter Bullen (ensemble) Francesca Cipponeri (Ivy) Gabriela Crolla (ensemble) Chloe Diepenbrock  (ensemble) [...]

Cast of Company announced

By |2021-10-07T23:29:01-07:00October 7th, 2021|2021-2022 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

South Bay Musical Theatre is proud to announce its cast and staff for COMPANY, the Tony® winning musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim, with book by George Furth. The show will return to the Saratoga Civic Theater for the first time since it debuted there in 1999. Performances run from Jan. 29 through Feb. 19, 2022—while the latest Broadway revival is still playing in New York. Plan now to attend by getting your tickets here or by calling 408-266-4734. Robert..Vince Ricco Harry...Benjamin Hatch Sarah...Emily Acosta Peter...Justin Kerekes Susan...Kimberly Kay David...James M. Jones Jenny...Amy Elizabeth Young Paul...Ted Sclavos Amy...Sarah Thermond Joanne...Grace Colón [...]

Cast of Shout announced

By |2021-07-29T21:44:29-07:00June 25th, 2021|2021-2022 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast, Photos|

South Bay Musical Theatre is proud to announce the cast for SHOUT! The Mod Musical, which will be presented at the Saratoga Civic Theater from September 25 through October 16, 2021. Red Girl... Melissa Momboisse Orange Girl... Christina Bolognini Yellow Girl... Jamie Gussman Blue Girl... Heather Mae Steffen Green Girl... Amanda Le Nguyen The Voice: Walter M. Mayes Red Girl understudy... Natalie To Gwendolyn Holmes & Orange Girl understudy... Kimberly Kay Yellow & Green Girl understudy... Mylissa Malley Blue Girl understudy: Jessica Whittemore Staff Listing: Director & Choreographer: Lee Ann Payne Musical & Vocal Director:  Debra Lambert Production Manager: Patti [...]

Cast for The Revolutionists announced

By |2021-04-30T01:50:48-07:00April 21st, 2021|2020-2021 Season, Meet The Cast, Photos|

South Bay Musical Theatre is proud to announce the cast and staff for The Revolutionists, a play by Lauren Gunderson, as part of SBMT’s eStudio Readers’ Theatre. Cast: Olympe De Gouges – Mary Melnick Charlotte Corday – Sarah Thermond Marianne Angelle – Anna Marie Sharpe Marie Antoinette – Laura Domingo Narrator/Swing – Kristin Hall Staff: Director: Diane Milo Stage Manager: Megan Reed Props: Patricia Bilello Costumes: Christina Bertani Designs: Brett Carlson Sound Effects: Dan Singletary Producer: Sara Dean Casting Director: Vinh G. Nguyen Auditions Coordinator: Dallas Carter About The Revolutionists:  Four very real women who lived boldly in France during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror.  Playwright Olympe [...]

Meet the cast of Anon(ymous)

By |2021-03-10T19:35:33-08:00March 10th, 2021|2020-2021 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast|

South Bay Musical Theatre is proud to announce the cast and staff of Anon(ymous). Thanks to all who auditioned. CAST: Anon…Romelo Urbi Nemasani…Jennifer C. Maggio Naja…Julia Wright Ali / Ignacio…Aly Suleman Ritu / Sewing Lady 1…Devaki Ektare Nasreen / Sewing Lady 2…Krithi Sundar Calista / Sewing Lady 3…Jillian A. Smith Mackus…Benjamin Rafael Garcia Senator Laius / Zyclo…Ray D’Ambroiso Helen Laius…Elizabeth Geurts Pascal…Sarah Masare Devulapalli Belen…Delaney Quinn Bantillo Strygal…Tim Garcia Serza…Diane Thorne STAFF: Vinh G. Nguyen – Director Cordelia Larsen – Asst Director Skylar Riordan – Stage Manager Wynne Chan – Dramaturg Sharon Peng – Costume Designer Barbara Heninger – Props [...]

Cast announced for Pride & Prejudice

By |2021-01-31T20:25:57-08:00January 31st, 2021|2020-2021 Season, Announcements, Meet The Cast, Photos|

South Bay Musical Theatre and Silicon Valley Shakespeare are proud to announce the cast for their upcoming co-production of Pride & Prejudice, which will stream on February 13 and 14. Thanks to all who auditioned! Doy Charnsupharindr...Col. Forster; understudy for Mr. Bennet Kyle Dayrit...Darcy Laura Domingo...Miss Bingley Stephanie Ann Foster...Elizabeth Barbara Heninger...Lady Lucas; understudy for Mrs. Bennet & Lady Catherine Lauren Doyle...Hill; understudy for Charlotte Michael Paul Hirsch...Mr. Bennet Drew Jones...Bingley Celeste Kamiya...Lydia Alyssa Kirsch...Martha; understudy for Lydia & Miss Bingley Cynthia Lagodzinski...Mrs. Bennet André Leben...Col. Fitzwilliam; understudy for Wickham Uma Paranjpe...Jane Doll Piccotto...Lady Catherine Skyler Riordan...Denny; Martin; understudy for [...]

Spotlight on: Daniel Hughes, Vocal Director for She Loves Me

By |2020-01-31T21:18:09-08:00January 31st, 2020|2019-2020 Season, Behind The Scenes, Meet The Cast, Photos, Video Link|

Vocal Director Daniel Hughes is interviewed for the latest installment in SBMT's series on "The Art of Theatre." He discusses his involvement with the musical SHE LOVES ME, answering questions about the composers and their music, specific songs from the show, the use of harmony, and the role of a Vocal Director. He says he loves this production because of the talented cast, the transformational stories, the clever lyrics, and the satisfying escape it provides from the harsh realities of today's world. SHE LOVES ME continues its run at the Saratoga Civic Theater, 13777 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga, CA now through Saturday, [...]

Gwyneth talks wigs for She Loves Me

By |2019-12-16T22:40:04-08:00December 16th, 2019|2019-2020 Season, Behind The Scenes, Meet The Cast, Photos, Video Link|

We interview Gwyneth Price Panos, Hair & Makeup Designer for South Bay Musical Theatre's upcoming production of She Loves Me. What hairstyles are apropos for a show set in the 1930s? Do cast members like wearing wigs or prefer styling their own hair? How do you determine what color hair should be matched with each character? Learn all this and more in this 2-minute video. Credit: David Simon, MidPen Media Center. Watch the video here, or read the transcript below.   GWYNETH PRICE PANOS: "Modern day audiences do have a certain expectation when watching period shows. You want to [...]

The romantic couples in She Loves Me

By |2019-12-04T22:32:33-08:00December 4th, 2019|2019-2020 Season, Behind The Scenes, Meet The Cast, Photos, Video Link|

The lead actors in "She Loves Me" discuss the type of characters they play in this brief interview with Marie Finch, Ben Hatch, Jessica Whittemore, and Carlos Nunez. The show is now in rehearsals, and opens January 25, 2020, running weekends through February 15 at the Saratoga Civic Theater. Tickets are available at or by calling 408-266-4734. Video courtesy of David Simon, MidPen Media Center. Watch the video below or scroll down to read the transcript of the interview.   MARIE FINCH: The character that I play… Balash… Amalia Balash… is very direct. She is stubborn. She doesn’t care what people [...]

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