Local Actors Light Up the Stage in Two Different Musicals

During the last weekend of July, youth theatre company Spotlight Arts Inc. will be presenting live performances of Mamma Mia and Into the Woods Jr. outdoors at Wells Park in Brewster. These performances will include many talented young actors from around the area who are excited to showcase their talents to the community and Spotlight Arts Inc is proud to announce them. 

The first mainstage show to be presented will be Mamma Mia on Friday, July 23rd at 7pm with a second performance on Saturday, July 24th at 7pm. Its wonderful cast includes the talents of Leah Rappaport of Armonk, NY; Aidan Loeffel, Tessa Boissonault and Megan Griffin of Brewster, NY; Rowan McGlynn and Sydney Leary of Carmel, NY; Brian Steinberg of Croton on Hudson, NY; Ali Leff and Casey Leff of Golden’s Bridge, NY; Jazzy Cores of Mamaroneck, NY; Gillian Anderson of Patterson, NY; Noah Pyra of Pawling, NY; Lindsay Canavan of Purdys, NY; Dylan Hennessy and Zach Demko of Danbury, CT; and Eli Foodman of Wilton, CT.

The second mainstage show, Into the Woods Jr., will be opening on Saturday, July 24th at 2pm with a second performance on Sunday, July 24th at 2pm. This show’s extraordinary youth cast and crew includes the talents of Lexi Gagliardo, Rebecca Loeffel, Maeve Looby, Erin Moran, Kara Paulsen, Emma Rollins and Autumn Takacs of Brewster, NY; Joshua Grill and Rebecca Grill of Carmel, NY; Marissa Duran, Aidan See and Olivia See of Mahopac, NY; Jack Roche of North Salem, NY; James McCann of Patterson, NY; Dana Cohen and Elizabeth Darcy of Somers, NY; Arianna Alagna, Kate Alvarez and Jillian Pinto of Brookfield, CT; Rose Giardiello of Danbury, CT; Claire Kuntze and Laney Kuntze of New Fairfield, CT; and Gabriella Corona of Newtown, CT.

“Spotlight Arts is thrilled to be expanding its summer mainstage program, offering something for every performer through these two productions as well as offering great live outdoor theatre experiences for all ages among the local community,” states Stephanie Scuderi, Executive Director at Spotlight Arts Inc., “Our talented young casts can't wait to perform live for the public again.” Both productions are being directed by Stephanie Scuderi, with choreography by Eric Leiggi, music direction by Denis Michael Rudisch, associate direction by Lex Laas and Catherine Daly, and stage management by Sarah O'Hara and Sierra Cervantes.

About Spotlight Arts Inc.

At Spotlight Arts Inc., their mission is to empower young individuals with high quality theatre arts education while instilling a development of self-esteem, confidence, social and life skills in a fun and positive learning environment. Spotlight Arts also holds four sessions of camp weeks throughout July and August and is a year-round acting and musical theatre studio. For more information and to purchase tickets for upcoming events, visit their website at www.spotlightartsinc.com. Please also follow them on Twitter at @spotlightartsny and on Instagram at @spotlight_arts_ for more updates and news.