One Night Only: An Evening of Broadway Songs
October 29, 2022
ETC and the Friends of the Upper Dublin Library present a benefit cabaret featuring local performers.
Tyler Ball is excited be singing in his second Cabaret show with ETC and is honored to be part of this amazing and talented group! Tyler most recently played Edward Bloom in Big Fish at MCT. Previous favorite roles include Sam (Mamma Mia!), Mr. Wormwood (Matilda), Marley’s Ghost (A Christmas Carol), & Pontius Pilate (Jesus Christ Superstar). Many thanks to his friend Sarah for asking him to sing a beautiful duet with her.
Ben Brown is excited to be performing with ETC again! You may have seen him as Adam in ETC’s production of Children of Eden in 2021. Ben just graduated Upper Dublin High School in June, where some of his favorite roles included Percy Jackson in The Lightning Thief and Doody in Grease. Most notably, Ben was a nominee and a finalist for one of the Broadway League’s Jimmy Awards in 2021, and he was again a nominee in 2022. The Philadelphia Independence Awards nominated him both years, and he is thankful to Brian Weiner and The Philadelphia Independence Awards for the repeated opportunities. He is taking some time away from school right now for creative pursuits in and out of the theater, but plans to study music at Montgomery County Community College. Ben thanks Mom, Dad, Abbey, Will, the Shon family, and Ms. G. for this and every performance.
Georgette Hamaty is delighted to be performing with Everybody’s Theater Company once again. Her recent cabaret performances: Miscast Cabaret (Narberth Community Theater); Love from Broadway (Old Academy Players); Songs We Sing In The Shower: A Quarantine Cabaret (Everybody’s Theater Company). Theater roles include Princess Badroulbador Disenchanted (Players Club of Swarthmore); Bellomy The Fantasticks (Old Academy Players); Sister Mary Theresa Sister Act (Players Club of Swarthmore); Ensemble Young Frankenstein (Everybody’s Theater Company). Georgette will appear as Marilyn in ETC’s production of Kentucky Lemonade by nationally produced playwright Julie Zaffarano. She majored in music at West Chester University and is a former member of The Philadelphia Singers Chorale having performed with The Philadelphia Orchestra at the Academy of Music, Kimmel, Mann, and Carnegie Hall. Her musical theater teachers include Heidi Hayes, Nick Parker, Scott Langdon, and Susan Nicodemus Quinn, and she studied improv with Will Dennis at Act II Playhouse. When not having a blast on stage, Georgette can be found working at WHYY. Many thanks to Debbie Thompson and Everybody’s Theater Company for another opportunity to be part of this wonderful theater family. Georgette is deeply appreciative of the loving support from her husband George, daughter Alex, and dog Finn.
Honorable Menschen is a barbershop quartet consisting of Howard Blum, Gary Dukart, Andrew Rifkin, and Joshua Stein.
Sammi Kuhl is an actor, singer, dancer, cooking show and podcast host, improviser, director and choreographer. She spent several years pursuing her acting career in regional theatre after graduating from Upper Dublin High School and Point Park University with a Musical Theatre BFA, and minor in Jazz dance. Sammi has performed with The Muny, Bristol Riverside Theatre, The Media Theatre, Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, and Theatre Horizon. After moving to New York in 2012, Sammi began writing and performing cabarets and several original one woman shows around the city while working in hospitality. During the day, Sammi works full time as a dining room manager at Fitler Club in Center City and as a teaching artist with Wolf Performing Arts Center in Bryn Mawr where she is currently directing and choreographing Matilda the Musical. Other choreography credits include Something Rotten (The Dramateurs at The Barn and Willow Manor Players), Carousel (Villanova Student Musical Theatre), Singin’ in the Rain Jr. and Addams Family Jr. (WolfPAC). Sammi is thrilled to be back home giving back to the communities that gave her so much!
Sarah Leakey has been a part of Everybody’s Theater Company since 2016 and is an alumni of UDHS. Sarah is a Vice President on the ETC board. She loves to perform at other theaters in the area, as well as helping in multiple productions for ETC throughout the year. When she is not doing theater in her free time she loves photography and works as a preschool teacher for KinderCare in Hatboro!
Gina Schwoerer is happy to be performing again with Everybody’s Theater Company! Previously with ETC, she was in the ensemble in Sweeney Todd, played the role of Belle in A Christmas Carol Radio Play, and has performed in their various cabarets. Her most recent roles include Squeaky Fromme in Assassins at Footlighters Theater, and Sandy Cheeks in The Spongebob Musical at Footlighters. When she’s not performing, she plays the role of a preschool teacher in Philly. Enjoy the show! 🙂
Patrick Sutton has been performing in local theatres and cabarets in and around the Delaware Valley since 2006. He first collaborated with ETC in 2018, where he played Sweeney Todd in their production of the show. His most recent project was at Footlighters in Berwyn, PA, where he played John Wilkes Booth in their production of Assassins. Patrick is happy to be reunited with his ETC family for this cabaret, and looks forward to more collaborations in the future.
Judy Thalheimer is grateful to ETC for getting her back on stage after a very long hiatus! In addition to several cabarets, she has now appeared in six ETC productions (including three uproariously funny murder mystery dinner theater shows). Judy is thrilled to be performing in the workshop production of playwright Julie Zaffarano’s Kentucky Lemonade in November. In the past, she has also appeared in productions with the Delaware Valley Opera Company, Temple Sinai Players, The Show Must Go On-Line, and the Allen’s Lane Art Center’s Cafe Theater. She would like to thank her husband for his unending support and encouragement.
Becky Toll has worked with ETC since its inception. She’s appeared in The Addams Family Musical and all of ETC’s cabarets. Becky is a first grade teacher in the Philadelphia School District and a dog mom to Bagel, the wigglest pup in PA.
Jeremy Toll is excited to be back with ETC since last performing with the Company in 2020. Jeremy has been performing in and around the Philadelphia area for over 20 years. He sends his love to family and friends. Vote to preserve democracy on November 8th.
Stu Weitz is happy to be back with Everybody’s Theater Company as a performer! Stu has performed in many of ETC’s murder mysteries and nearly all of their cabarets. Stu is a big band singer who loves Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Steve Lawrence.
MUSICAL DIRECTOR & ACCOMPANIST: Charles de Mets