"Musical Theater and More”
Amherst Middle School, 55 Kings Highway, Amherst, NY.
Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 7pm
Contributions encouraged but   Admission Free!
Conductor
Randall Kramer, Conductor

Program
Copland - Outdoor Overture
Mancini - Cinema Paradiso
Oklahoma - Selections for Orchestra (Bennett)
Fiddler on the Roof - Orchestral Selections (Rapley)
Intermission

Greshwin - Girl Crazy Overture (McBride)
Chicago - Highlights for Orchestra (Ricketts)
Les Miserables - Selections (Lowden)

This concert sponsored by:


About the Artists
Phil Farugia

As an actor Phil has appeared in MusicalFare Theatre productions of ONCE, PETER & THE STARCATCHER, RING OF FIRE, OLIVER and MY FAIR LADY (Artie Award for Supporting Actor in a Musical.) Phil has also served as musical director at MusicalFare for various productions including PRETTY FUNNY (co-creator), SISTERS OF SWING, BUDDY, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, THE WHO’S TOMMY, HAIR and THE MUSIC MAN. He is currently the vocal music director at West Seneca East High School where he directors the choirs and musicals.


Debbie Pappas

Debbie has appeared as Rosemary Clooney in TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL, The Chaperone in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE and Rona Lisa Peretti in THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE as well as many other productions at MusicalFare Theatre. She has also been featured on the stages of Artpark, The Kavinoky Theatre, The Irish Classical Theatre and many other area theatre companies. She is a three time recipient of the Artvoice Theatre Award. .


Lorenzo Parnell

Mr. Parnell’s MusicalFare credits include the role of Coalhouse Walker in this season’s RAGTIME as well as SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ and SOPHISTICATED LADIES. He has appeared in THE FALL OF STAG LEE at Buffalo Opera Unlimited, AINT MISBEHAVIN’ at the JCC Centerstage, and played Tom Robinson in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Geva Theatre in Rochester. He received a B.A. in Voice from SUNY Fredonia and is a member of Actors’ Equity. .


Michele Marie Roberts

Michele is a two time Artvoice Award Winner: Lead Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Eva Peron in EVITA as well as Supporting Actress in a Musical for Sarah Jane Moore in ASSASINS. She has performed in over 20 productions at MusicalFare Theatre and is a proud graduate of the Theatre and Fine Arts program at Niagara University. She will be featured in MusicalFare’s production of FIRST DATE this summer. .


Pre-concert Event
If you miss Morticia, Uncle Fester and the rest, then come early, as we proudly present Williamsville North cast members singing ghoulish, macabre, yet comical highlights from their Spring production, “The Addams Family”.