KELLI OHARAKirsten Arnesen














KELLI OHARA(Kirsten Arnesen)

Kelli OHara, star of stage and screen, has established herself as one of Broadways greatest leading ladies. Her portrayal of Anna Leonowens in The King and I garnered her the 2015 Tony Award® for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, along with Grammy, Drama League, Outer Critics, and Olivier Nominations. She reprised the role while making her West End debut and performed a limited engagement at Tokyos Orb Theatre. Kelli received an Emmy Award nomination for her portrayal of Katie Bonner in Topics hit web series The Accidental Wolf, and can currently be seen as Aurora Fane on HBOs critically acclaimed series The Gilded Age. Other film and television credits include: 13 Reasons Why, All the Bright Places, Peter Pan Live!, Sex and the City 2, Martin Scorseses The Key to Reserva, Showtimes Masters of Sex, The Good Fight, Blue Bloods, Numb3rs, and the animated series Car Talk. Other Broadway credits include Kiss Me Kate (Tony®, Drama League, OCC nominations), The Bridges of Madison County (Tony®, Drama Desk, Drama League, OCC nominations), Nice Work if You Can Get It (Tony®, Drama Desk, Drama League, OCC nominations), South Pacific (Tony®, Drama Desk, OCC nominations), The Pajama Game (Tony®, Drama Desk, OCC nominations), The Light in the Piazza (Tony®, Drama Desk nominations), Sweet Smell of Success, Follies, Dracula, and Jekyll & Hyde. The Times has hailed her as Broadway musicals undisputed queen. She was awarded the prestigious Drama Leagues Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Award in 2019. In 2015, she made her Metropolitan Opera debut in Lehars The Merry Widow opposite Renée Fleming, and in 2018 returned as Despina in Mozarts Cosi Fan Tutte. She was last seen at The Metropolitan Opera in the world premiere of Kevin Puts The Hours as Laura Brown. Her concerts have gained international acclaim, spanning from Carnegie Hall to Tokyo. She is a frequent performer on PBSs live telecasts, The Kennedy Center Honors, and performs often alongside The New York Philharmonic and The New York Pops. Along with her two Grammy nominations, her solo albums, Always and Wonder in the World, are available on Ghostlight Records. Season 3 of The Accidental Wolf is now streaming on Topic. Upcoming, season 2 of The Gilded Age on HBO.


Brian dArcy James is a four-time Tony®-nominated actor (Into the Woods, Something Rotten!, Shrek the Musical, and Sweet Smell of Success). Other Broadway and Off-Broadway credits include: originating the role of King George III in Lin-Manuel MirandaHamilton Off-Broadway and reprising the role on Broadway in the summer of 2017; The Ferryman directed by Sam Mendes; Time Stands Still with Laura Linney, Christina Ricci, and Eric Bogosian; the Lincoln Center production of Macbeth opposite Ethan Hawke and directed by Jack OBrien; the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal; Conor McPhersonThe Good Thief (OBIE Award winner); The Wild Party; Port Authority (Lucille Lortel Winner); The Lieutenant of Inishmore; The Apple Tree; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Titanic; Carousel; Blood Brothers; and others. Select Film and Television credits include: Pain Hustlers, She Came To Me, The Cathedral (Independent Spirit Award Nominee), Spotlight (2016 Oscar Winner for Best Film), Love and Death, 13 Reasons Why, Hawkeye, Devs, Smash, and Dear Edward.


Broadway: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, She Loves Me, You Cant Take It With You, Macbeth, Arcadia, The Merchant of Venice, Inherit The Wind, Noises Off, Is He Dead, Accent on Youth, Heartbreak House, A Touch of the Poet, Twelve Angry Men, The Man Who Came To Dinner, A Month in the Country, Henry IV, Dinner At Eight, The Invention of Love, Carousel, Sight Unseen. Off-Broadway: Plenty, Waste, Don Juan, The Foreigner, Dealers Choice, Stuff Happens, Pericles, The Merchant of Venice, On the Open Road, The Twenty-seventh Man, Ten Chimneys. Television: Tommy, Fosse/Verdon, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Blacklist, The Good Fight, Boardwalk Empire, Elementary, Billions, Difficult People, Deadbeat, Damages, White Collar, Kings, Gossip Girl. Film: The Greatest Showman, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, True Story, Lincoln, Julie & Julia, Hamlet, Civil Action, The Ice Storm, A Time to Kill, Quiz Show, A Simple Twist of Fate, Im Losing You.


Tabitha Lawing will be making her Broadway debut as Lila in Days of Wine and Roses. Most recently she was seen as Grady Girl 1 in The Atlanta Operas co-production of The Shining with the Alliance Theatre. Other favorite roles include Riley in The Adventures of Our Lives So Far at Cape Fear Regional Theatre and The Child in the upcoming short film The Buoyancy of Apples from writer/director Tori Mills. Tabitha is from Georgia and is looking forward to seeing what its like to live in New York City!


David Jennings is thrilled to reprise the role of Jim following the successful Atlantic Theater Off-Broadway run. Broadway: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (Richard Bullock), Once On This Island (Armand), After Midnight (Standby for star lead), Hands On A Hardbody. Off-Broadway: The Secret Life of Bees (standby). West End/London: The Genius of Ray Charles (Lead). National: Ragtime (Coalhouse), Miss Saigon (John), Kinky Boots (Simon Sr.), Waitress (featured), Porgy & Bess (Porgy), Freaky Friday (Mike), Dreamgirls (Curtis) with Jennifer Holliday, Aint Misbehavin (Grammy Award nominee for 30th Anniversary Recording). Television: Law & Order: SVU (NBC), Blue Bloods (CBS), The Shield (FX), The Sinner (USA), Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO). @djmusicbiz


Sharon Catherine Brown is the daughter of two former Broadway performers. The native New Yorker was last seen as Marilla Cuthbert in the world premiere of the Broadway-bound Anne of Green Gables. Broadway: Caroline, or Change; Head Over Heels; Dreamgirls; Joseph…Dreamcoat; Maggie Flynn. TV: The Good Fight, A Different World, Generations. Film: Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Sister Act II. Sharon was the first black woman to be cast as Lucy in Frank WildhornJekyll & Hyde and recently played Madame Millet in the workshop of his new musical, Song of Bernadette. Sharon is a frequent guest performer with Seth Rudetsky at the prestigious Cafe Carlyle. Sharon is overjoyed to be reunited with Michael Greif, her director in Rent (Benny Company!). Sharons heart is her son, Elijah.


Broadway: The Lehman Trilogy, Bernhardt/Hamlet, Saint Joan, Junk, Six Degrees, Fish in the Dark, Sylvia, All the Way, Time Stands Still, The Best Man, Spring Awakening, Mary Stuart, Lend Me a Tenor, Good People, Pygmalion, Copenhagen, Mamma Mia! (Original Broadway company). Off-Broadway: Stuff Happens, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Once in a Lifetime, The Clitorish. Regional: Junk, Woman in Mind (Helen Mirren). TV: The Gilded Age (current season 2), Blue Bloods, Madame Secretary, Blacklist, Royal Pains, Star Trek Voyager, Seinfeld (Finale). Film: Bourne Legacy, The Nutty Professor, True Colors, Crazy People. Home: Actress Susan Knight, Proud Legacy: Connor and Grace.


Broadway: Anything Goes, Twentieth Century (Roundabout). Off-Broadway/Regional: Days of Wine and Roses (Atlantic); The Shaggs (NYMF); Streamers (Roundabout); Into the Woods (Flint Rep); Borderland (BAM); The Music Man (ATC); The Full Monty, A Christmas Carol (NSMT); While We Were Bowling (CCTP); and others. TV: The Good Wife, Madam Secretary, Elementary, Person of Interest, Outnumbered, Cavemen, Family Guy, Melrose Place. Film: Providence, The Last Day of August, Battleground. Training: BFA, University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Much love and thanks to Mom, Dad, John, Alicia, Owen, Pam, and my KMR team! IG: @mrbillenglish


Olivia Hernandez made her Broadway debut in Plaza Suite, directed by John Benjamin Hickey. Her credits include Days of Wine and Roses (Atlantic); Elizabeth Bennet in Austens Pride (The 5th Avenue Theatre); Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls (The Guthrie); Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins, Laurey in Oklahoma! (Theatre Under The Stars); Guenevere in Camelot (Gulfshore Playhouse); and Songs For A New World (The Cape Playhouse and Paper Mill Playhouse). Olivia made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2023 as Elizabeth Bennet in Austens Pride: In Concert. She appeared as Susan on the Grammy-nominated world premiere recording of Stephen Schwartzs Snapshots (Broadway Records). She is a graduate of The University of Michigans Musical Theatre Department.


David Manis has appeared in 12 Broadway shows, including To Kill a Mockingbird, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Coast of Utopia, and War Horse.  Extensive regional credits. On-screen, he is best known as a telekinetic weatherman on The X-Files. Other TV includes The Blacklist, Bull, The Good Fight, Dickinson, Frasier, King of Queens, Law & Order: CI, and The Onion News. Most recently, he toured the country as Judge Taylor in To Kill a Mockingbird.

STEVEN BOOTH(Understudy)

Broadway: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (Phil Spector/Terry Britten), School of Rock (Ned), Glory Days (Will), Avenue Q (Princeton/Rod u/s). Off-Broadway: Days of Wine and Roses, Dogfight. National tours: Kinky Boots (Charlie Price), Happy Days (Richie Cunningham). Recent Regional: Elf the Musical (Buddy). Film/TV: Modern Love (Craig). Much thanks to my manager Steve Maihack. All my love to Molly, Maezie, and Sawyer.


Broadway debut! NYC: Days of Wine and Roses (Atlantic Theater Company), FiascoMerrily We Roll Along (Roundabout). Tour: My Fair Lady, The King and I, Sister Act. She most recently served as Line Producer for One Night Only: An Evening with Sutton Foster & Kelli OHara (NY Pops/Carnegie Hall). OCU grad. Thanks to DGRW, Telsey, Drew Wutke, Mark Price, and all mentors. Love to her ohana, friends, and her husband, Eric Chambliss. @nikki_fergie


Addie Manthey hails from Wisconsin and is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut. She is in the fourth grade and her favorite subjects are Math and Language Arts. At age four, Addie got her first taste of theatre when the First National Tour of Waitress came to the area and she was locally cast as Lulu. Since then, she has thoroughly enjoyed exploring and studying the world of acting. One of her favorite roles has been performing in an episode of Mr. Corman. Addie also enjoys baking, drawing, swimming, archery, and the occasional horseback ride. She would like to thank her mom, dad, and sister for their love and support in her acting endeavors. Addie would also like to thank her team at KMR, Luber Roklin, and Management by Morgan for their hard work and support.


Kelcey Watson is honored to continue this amazing journey with Days of Wine and Roses. This run is dedicated to the memory of my mentor and dear friend John Beasley. Theater credits: The Oresteia (STC); Six Degrees of Separation (Bluebarn Theatre); Minstrel Show! Or The Lynching of William Brown (NJ Rep); The Piano Lesson, Joe Turners Come and Gone, Two Trains Running, Ma Raineys Black Bottom, Fences (JBT); Hollywood in the Hood (Watts Village Theater Co.); Sweat (BCT). TV credits: Mad About You, Ryan Murphys Hollywood, Snowfall. Thank you to Telsey, The Atlantic Theater, my team at Firestarter: Rachel and Nicole, manager: Matilda, the DOWAR family past and present. Love you, Jill! @kelcivious1


Kevin McCollum received the Tony Award® for Best Musical for Rent (1996), Avenue Q (2004) and In the Heights (2008). Current: SIX (Broadway, North American tours), The Notebook (Broadway), Mrs. Doubtfire (U.K. and U.S. tour), Olivier Award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong (Off-Broadway), Mind Mangler (Off-Broadway). Past credits include Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Broadway), Mrs. Doubtfire (Broadway), Motown: The Musical (Broadway, West End, U.K. and U.S. tours), The Drowsy Chaperone (Broadway, U.K.), Something Rotten! (Broadway, U.S. tour), Hand to God (Broadway, West End), Baz Luhrmanns La Bohème and [title of show] (Broadway). McCollum also produced the West Side Story film (2021) directed by Steven Spielberg. Upcoming: The Devil Wears Prada, Night at The Museum.


Mark Cortale, making his Broadway debut, is founding artistic director of the developmental theatre lab New Works Provincetown. With Jonathan Murray and Harvey Reese, Mark commissioned Maiden Voyage by Mindi Dickstein & Carmel Dean; Beautiful Little Fool by Hannah Corneau & Mona Mansour; Love Is Strange by Craig Lucas, Daniel Messé & Nathan Tysen; and Table 17 by Douglas Lyons—all currently in development. Off-Broadway: Midnight at the Never Get. For Litsa.


Lorenzo Thione, Joey Monda and Jay Kuo. Now on Broadway: Hadestown (Tony Award®), & Juliet and The Notebook. Other Broadway credits: Mrs. Doubtfire, Allegiance, A Strange Loop (Tony Award®), The Inheritance (Tony Award®), Slave Play (Tony® nom.) and Catch Me If You Can (Tony® nom.). London credits: Hadestown, Mrs. Doubtfire, Allegiance. Stage to Screen: Allegiance (producer, director), Bandstand (director). In development: Indigo.


Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director. Atlantics mission is to empower simple and honest storytelling. Since 1985, Atlantic has been an internationally acclaimed Off-Broadway theater and acting school, developing bold, new works by some of todays greatest artists. Notable premieres include Kimberly Akimbo, The Bands Visit, Beauty Queen of Leenane, English and Spring Awakening. Come see whats next:


Formerly ran HBO, NBC, Showtime, Fox. Launched HBO Max. Oversaw NBCs live musicals. Executive producer: The Gilded Age, Annie Live!, Six Feet Under (Golden Globe). Winner: three Tony Awards®, two Oliviers.


Nederlander Presentations, Inc. is a division of theatrical entities owned by James L. Nederlander. Prominent for three generations in operation of theatres and productions, they have produced innumerable plays, musicals and concerts.


Jonathan Murray and Harvey Reese love supporting theatre that breaks boundaries by amplifying new voices to take on socially important issues in fresh and entertaining ways.


Broadway (partial): Spamalot; Purlie Victorious; Sweeney Todd; Mrs. Doubtfire; Some Like It Hot; Company; Dear Evan Hansen; The Drowsy Chaperone; War Horse. Named Commander of the British Empire for services to drama by Queen Elizabeth II.

LUCAS McMAHON (Producer)

Current: SIX, The Notebook (upcoming), Oh Mary! (upcoming). Other Broadway/national tour: The Play That Goes Wrong, Mike Birbiglia: The New One, Something Rotten!, Hand to God, Mrs. Doubtfire (and upcoming West End). Off-Broadway: Mind Mangler, Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!


Craig Lucas has written many plays, musicals, movies and opera and ballet libretti. He has also directed for stage and film and has received three Obie Awards (one for directing), the Steinberg Best Play Award, Excellence in Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York Film Critics Best Screenplay Award and four Tony® nominations. He has been privileged and honored to work with so many fine artists and to be part of this project.


The Light in the Piazza, Tony Awards® for Best Score and Best Orchestrations. To Kill a Mockingbird, Tony® nomination for Best Score. Floyd Collins, Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical and Obie Award for music. Saturn Returns (recorded as Myths and Hymns). Stephen Sondheim Award (1990), the ASCAP New Horizons Award (1997) and The American Composers Orchestra Award (2005). Honorary member of the Royal Academy of Music.

LIZZIE CLACHAN (Scenic Design)

Lizzie Clachan works internationally across theatre and opera. Recent: The Witches, National Theatre London; The Greek Passion, Salzburg Festival; Nixon in China, Staatsoper Hannover; Assassins, Chichester Festival Theatre; A Midsummer Nights Dream, Malmo; Lucia di Lammermoor, L.A. Opera & The Met; Designer of the Year, 2023 International Opera Awards.

DEDE AYITE (Costume Design)

Two-time Tony® nominee. Select Broadway: Jajas African Hair Braiding, Topdog/Underdog and Slave Play. Select Off-Broadway: Hells Kitchen, Merry Wives (The Public), Buena Vista Social Club (Atlantic). Regional: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Steppenwolf, Arena Stage, more. Awards: TDF/Kitty Leech Young Master Award, Obie, Drama Desk, Henry Hewes, Lortel, Helen Hayes, AUDELCO and Jeff awards.

BEN STANTON (Lighting Design)

Broadway credits include Good Night, Oscar; The Collaboration; A Christmas Carol (featuring Jefferson Mays, Tony® nom.); The Rose Tattoo; Derren Brown: Secret; Regina Spektor: Live on Broadway; Fun Home (Tony® nom.); JUNK (Tony® nom.); Six Degrees of Separation; Deaf Wests Spring Awakening (Tony® nom.); Fully Committed; An Enemy of the People; and Seminar.

KAI HARADA (Sound Design)

Broadway: Merrily We Roll Along; New York, New York (Tony® nomination); Kimberly Akimbo; The Old Man and the Pool; Mr. Saturday Night; The Bands Visit (Tony®, Drama Desk awards); Amélie; Sunday in the Park With George; Gigi; Fun Home; On the Town; Follies (Tony®, Drama Desk nominations); Million Dollar Quartet. Other musicals worldwide.

DAVID BRIAN BROWN (Hair & Wig Design)

Broadway highlights: Moulin Rouge!, Life of Pi, Drama Desk awards for Mrs. Doubtfire and War Paint, Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, She Loves Me (Drama Desk nomination), Shrek, Legally Blonde, Spamalot, Nine, Sweet Smell of Success, Aida, Chicago, Side Show. Film credits: Angels in America (Emmy nominated), Too Wong Foo….


Over 100 Broadway productions and tours. Recent: Suffs; The Notebook; Purlie Victorious; New York, New York; Peter Pan Goes Wrong; Sweeney Todd; A Dolls House; Hadestown; Hamilton; Aladdin. HTA is a member of Neil A. Mazzellas Hudson family.

JUDITH SCHOENFELD (Production Stage Manager)

Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, If/Then, Next to Normal, Grey Gardens. Also many other productions Off-Broadway and regionally including Days of Wine and Roses at Atlantic Theater Company. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

JEN ASH(Stage Manager)

Thrilled to reunite with this company! Broadway: SIX, POTUS, Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked. Tours: Come From Away, Hadestown, Wicked, If/Then, Peter and the Starcatcher. Off: Fuerza Bruta: WAYRA, Satchmo…, Bill W. and Dr. Bob. Proudly mixed, Mexican and from the 915.

Eric Nolan Mattingly(Assistant Stage Manager)

Broadway ASM debut! Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, How I Learned to Drive, Mr. Saturday Night. Select national tours: The Bands Visit, Frozen. Select regional: LCT, Goodspeed, Asolo Rep, Bucks County. Kentucky native. Grateful to the love and support that got me here.

Angelisa Gillyard(Associate Director)

Helen Hayes Award-nominated director, choreographer and educator who is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut! Special thanks to God, my parents, family, friends and mentors for their unwavering support.

Connor Schwantes(Associate Choreographer)

(he/him) Excited to make his Associate Choreographer debut! Jazzer, handmodel, teacher, and Dungeons & Dragons enthusiast. Thanks to Karla, Sergio, his friends, family, and his heart Caylie. For Luck and Joy! @connorschwantes


The Light in the Piazza, Tony Awards® for Best Score and Best Orchestrations. To Kill a Mockingbird, Tony® nomination for Best Score. Floyd Collins, Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical and Obie Award for music. Saturn Returns (recorded as Myths and Hymns). Stephen Sondheim Award (1990), the ASCAP New Horizons Award (1997) and The American Composers Orchestra Award (2005). Honorary member of the Royal Academy of Music.

JAMIE LAWRENCE(Orchestrations)

Orchestrations: Adam Guettels Myths and Hymns. Orchestrator/film composer: Tony Awards® for over 20 years, HBOs Dealing Dogs, The Alzheimers Project, Death on a Factory Farm. Music producer / orchestrator: Arthur Miller: Writer, Maggies Plan, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, Best Summer Ever. Five Emmy Awards, ten Emmy nominations.

ANTOINE SILVERMAN (Music Contractor)

Music coordination: Kimberly Akimbo; Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; Fun Home; Caroline, or Change; and Paradise Square. He has also served as concertmaster and/or contractor for artists like David Bowie, Audra McDonald, Michel Legrand, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Miley Cyrus and more.


With offices in both New York and Los Angeles, The Telsey Office casts for theatre, film, television and commercials. The Telsey Office is dedicated to creating safe, equitable and anti-racist spaces through collaboration, artistry, heart, accountability and advocacy.


Theater Matters manages live entertainment globally. It is represented on Broadway this season by The Notebook and across North America by SIX. Recent productions include The Play That Goes Wrong, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Devil Wears Prada and Peter Pan Goes Wrong.

WES HASKELL (Company Manager)

South Dakota native. Credits include A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (SF), My Fair Lady and JUNK. Thank you to family, JT3 & Diddy.


Broadway: Camelot; Here Lies Love; Flying Over Sunset; To Kill a Mockingbird; Head Over Heels; Amélie; Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; Spring Awakening (OBC); The Light in the Piazza; Caroline, or Change (OBC); The Full Monty; Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Twelfth Night.


Sergio Trujillo has choreographed over 12 Broadway musicals including Jersey Boys (Olivier nom.), Memphis (Olivier Award, OCC Award, NAACP Award), On Your Feet! (Tony® nom.) and The Addams Family. Recently directed/choreographed: Real Women Have Curves the Musical, Arrabal (A.R.T.); co-directed The Harder They Come (The Public Theater). First Latinx recipient of the Tony Award® for Best Choreography (Aint Too Proud, 2019).

KARLA PUNO GARCIA(Co-Choreographer)

Proud Filipina. Choreography credits: the 76th Annual Tony Awards®, Netflixs tick, tick…BOOM! (addl scenes), Starzs Power Book III: Raising Kanan, Noir (Alley), Somewhere (Geva), Gone Missing (Encores), In the Heights (VA Repertory, Best Choreography), The Connector (MCC Theater). Love to Mommy, Jitter, Rocky, Daddy above and my David.


Michael Greif most recently directed Hells Kitchen (The Public), Days of Wine and Roses (Atlantic) and The Notebook (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), all of which will appear on Broadway this spring. Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, War Paint, Next to Normal, Grey Gardens, Rent. Notable productions: The Low Road, Fucking A, Dogeaters, Giant, The Intelligent Homosexuals Guide… (The Public); Our Lady of Kibeho, Landscape of the Body, Angels in America (Signature Theatre); A Parallelogram, Make Believe (Second Stage); Far From Heaven, Spatter Pattern (Playwrights Horizons).