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Maurice Hines. Off-Broadway: The Green Heart (Manhattan Theatre Club), Eating Raoul. Regional: Thunder Knocking at the Door (the Guthrie, The Hot Mikado (the Alliance), The Most Happy Fella (St. Louis Rep/Cincinnati Playhouse). International: Starlight Express (Germany; cast album). Film: Call of the Wylie, Broadway Damage, The Dance Movie.

KEITH GRANT (Jean). Broadway: Show Boat. National: Ragtime, Los Angeles (Booker T. Washington, Coalhouse understudy). Off-Broadway: The Bubbly Black Girl...(Daddy, Playwrights Horizons), In Dahomey (Rareback, New Federal Theater), Reunion (Hannibal, AMAS). Pre-Broadway workshops: Marie Christine, Comfortable Shoes. Regional: Love's Labour's Lost (Yale Rep), Much Ado About Nothing (Indiana Rep), The Tempest, Henvry VI, Part 2 and Merchant of Venice (Ashland Shakespeare Festival), Abyssinia (North Shore Music Theater), Fences and Anything Goes (Connecticut Rep), Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Ivoryton Playhouse), Syracuse Stage. Television: "All My Children," "Another World," "Edge of Night." Teaching: Dartmouth College, Cornell University. M.F.A., Yale Drama School. M.A., Penn State. Certificate, American Conservatory Theater.

ROSENA M. HILL (Ozelia, Ensemble). Lincoln Center Theater debut. Broadway: Ragtime. National tour: Ragtime (Sarah). Other theater: Cinderella, La Cage aux Folles, Chess, Kiss Me Kate, Gypsy, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera; The Ballad of Baby Doe, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh; Carmen, La Boheme Sarasota Opera. Graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, B.F.A. music.

KIM HUBER (Duchess, Grace Parker, Ensemble). Broadway: Beauty and the Beast (Belle, also originated national tour), Sunset Blvd. Regional: Floyd Collins (Old Globe, Prince Music Theatre, Goodman Theater), Chess (Alliance Theatre), Good News! (world premiere), Into the Woods and Paint Your Wagon (all for Music Theatre of Wichita). Recordings: Good News!, Beauty and the Beast.
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KIMBERLY JaJUAN (Lisette). Broadway: Ragtime, King David, Smokey Joe’s Café (workshop). Off-Broadway: Running Man (Music-Theatre Group). National tour: Music of the Night, Dreamgirls. Other New York theater: One Touch of Venus (City Center), Bring in the Morning (Apollo Theatre). Regional: Esmeralda (Esmeralda), Blues in the Night (Old Globe), West Side Story (Maria), Merrily We Roll Along (Beth). Film: Broadway Damage, The Best Man, Private Parts. Training: Graduate of The Eastman
School of Music and The Juilliard School.

MARK LOTITO (McMahon, Ensemble). Lincoln Center Theater: The Most Happy Fella. Broadway: Victor/Victoria. Off-Broadway: Primary English Class, Jack’s Holiday, Wildmen, Yiddle With a Fiddle, Johnny Pye and the Foolkiller, Gangster Apparel, Survival of the Species, Goose, Going Steady, Studio. Tour: Oklahoma!. Regional: Denver Center Theatre, Helen Hayes PAC, Prince Music Theatre, Dallas Theatre Center, San Jose Rep, Doolittle Theatre, Goodspeed Opera House, John Drew Theatre. Film: Keep the Change, Just Like in the Movies, Saint of Fort Washington, Prizzi’s Honor. Television: “Cosby,” “Law & Order,” “NY Undercover,” “NYPD Blue,” “Feds,” “The Dana Carvey Show,” “All My Children,” “As the World Turns,” “Loving,” “One Life to Live.”

JOY LYNN MATTHEWS (Beatrice, Ensemble, u/s Mother, Prisoner #3). Lincoln Center Theater debut. National tours: Ragtime, Show Boat, Ain’t Misbehavin’. Other theater credits include Anything Goes (Reno Sweeney), The King and I (Lady Thiang), Barnum (Joice Heth), Man of La Mancha (Aldonza), Carmen (Mercedes), Sheba, Golden Boy, West Side Story, Bittersuite, Magdalene, The African American, The Maestro and the Diva. Films: Menace II Society, King Kong, Where in the World Is Robin Goodfellow. TV: “Roc,” “Santa Barbara.”

MICHAEL MCCORMICK (Leary, Ensemble, u/s Gates). Broadway: 1776 (John Adams), Kiss of the Spider Woman (Marcos), La Bête. Off—Broadway: Mafia On Prozac (EST), Scapin and Arturo VI
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(CSC), In a Pig’s Valise (Second Stage, dir. Graciela Daniele), The Regard of Flight (with Bill Irwin, American Place), Charlotte Sweet (Westside Arts), Coming Attractions (Playwrights Horizons), Tom-foolery (Village Gate). Other New York theater: Babes in Arms (City Center Encores!). National tours: Les Miserables, Kiss of the Spider Woman. Regional: Yale Rep, Hartford Stage, Seattle Rep., Goodspeed, Pittsburgh Public, Huntington, Great Lakes Theatre Festival. TV: “Law & Order,” “Cosby,” “Guiding Light,” “One Life to Live.” Graduate of North-western University.

AUDRA McDONALD (Marie Christine). Lincoln Center Theater: debut in Carousel (Tony Award). Broadway: Ragtime (Tony Award), Master Class (Tony Award). National tour: The Secret Garden. Other New York theater: Broadway’s Leading Ladies (Carnegie Hall). Concert: Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Tanglewood, San Francisco Symphony, Royal Albert Hall/BBC Proms, Divas at the Donmar (London). Television: “Homicide,” “Having Our Say” (CBS), “Annie” (ABC), “Evening at the Pops,” “Leonard Bernstein’s New York” and “Some Enchanted Evening—A Salute to Oscar Hammerstein” (all three for PBS). Recordings: Way Back to Paradise (Nonesuch Records), Wonderful Town/Rattle (EMI), Porgy and Bess selections/Thomas (BMG). Training: Juilliard, BM. in voice.

JANET METZ (Petal, Olivia Parker, Ensemble, u/s Magdalena). Broadway: On the Town, Once Upon a Mattress. Off-Broadway: Hurrah at Last, Falsettoland (cast recording), Slay It With Music. Other New York theater: I Love New York at Rainbow and Stars (cast recording). Tours: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Canadian cast recording), Music of the Night, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stop the World I Want to Get Off. Regional: Harmony (Drama-Logue Award), Mack and Mabel, Funny Girl, Sunday in the Park with. George, Fame—The Musical, Casino Paradise (cast recording), Eugene O’Neill Theatre Conference. Film: Life With
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Mikey, Bonfire 0f the Vanities. Television: “Trinity,” “Out of the Box,” “Regis and Kathie Lee.” NIMT grant recipient.

MONIQUE MIDGETTE (Ensemble, u/s Prisoner #1, Celeste, Ozelia). Broadway: The Civil War. Regional: Jesus Christ Superstar with Billy Porter and Emily Skinner, (Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center), Beehive (Las Vegas), The Buddy Holly Story (Reno), Little Shop of Horrors (Lake Tahoe, Atlantic City, national tour), Leader of the Pack (Virginia), And the World Goes ‘Round (Birmingham, Alabama). TV: “An Evening with Linda Eder.” Featured soloist in the opening cast of The Disney Magic, Disney’s first cruise line.

POWERS PLEASANT (Child). Lincoln Center Theater and Broadway debut. Despite being born into a family of professional actors, dancers and musicians, Powers has decided to try his hand in the field of the creative arts. Powers, who is five years old, loves kindergarten and resides in Brooklyn, New York. He began as a print model for Tylenol and as a runway model for the International Kids Fashion Show. He is extremely proud of the fact that he can ride a two-wheeler, enjoys making up his own songs and playing all instruments but especially the drums and guitar.

VIVIAN REED (Mother). Broadway: Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope; Bubbling Brown Sugar (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award, Theatre World Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, NAACP Award); Sophisticated Ladies; The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd; High Rollers (Tony nomination), Show Boat, Tintypes. Film: Heading for Broadway, L’Africain (with Catherine Deneuve), Le Rumba. Television: “Bob Hope’s Television Speical,” “One Life to Live,” “The Tonight Show,” “The Omar Sharif Special.”

PETER SAMUEL (Bartender, Esau, Ensemble, u/s Leary). Lincoln Center Theater: Parade. Broadway: King David, Cats, The Secret Garden, Les Miserables, Rags, Three Musketeers, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The First. Off-Broadway: Dream True, Witch of Wall Street, Three Guys Naked from the
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