Chicago Cast

Morganna Bridgers (Roxie) Morganna is a UNCW Theatre graduate.  Favorite roles include Sheila in Hair, Popeye Jackson in The Miss Firecracker Contest, Lisa in Debbie Does Dallas the Musical, and most recently as Janet in The Rocky Horror Show.

Caitlin Becka (Velma) Caitlin is a recent graduate with an BFA in Musical Theatre. She has just returned from a summer at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York and is thrilled to be working with City Stage once more!

Rachael Moser (Mary Sunshine) performed last in City Stage's 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Other productions include The Who's Tommy, and Urinetown at City Stage, as well as The Last Night of Ballyhoo and Rabbit Hole at the Red Barn Studio.  She dedicates this show to her fiance, Jason Hatfield.

Sophie Amelkin (Ensemble) is excited to be participating in her third City Stage show! She is currently studying Music at UNCW. Recent roles include "Berthe" in Pippin, “Hodel” in Fiddler on the Roof, and “Muriel” in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. She would like to thank her wonderful parents for their support.

Debra Gillingham (Ensemble)is happy and grateful to be a part of Chicago, her first show with City Stage. Locally, she has worked as actor, director, and/or choreographer with Opera House, Big Dawg,and Thalian Association. This past spring she directed Esther, a new musical in Raleigh/Durham. Other credits include work with Flat Rock Playhouse, Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Temple Theatre, Burning Coal Theatre (where she is a company member), Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre, Peace College, Barter Theatre, and Theatre of the American South.  Special thanks to her husband, Bruce, and their Belgian sheepdogs, Nikki and Caleb, for their ever constant love and support!!

Anna Gamel (Ensemble) is thrilled to be a part of her first City Stage Production. Though this is her first musical in town, she is not a stranger to the Wilmington theatre scene. She has frequented the stage with both Guerilla Theatre and Thalian Association. Some of her memorable roles include Hunch in "Catastropolis",Tam in "Night of the Living Dead" (for which she also did the makeup effects), and the tassle-twirling Stripper in "The Graduate." Anna is thankful for this opportunity, and for the loving support (especially from her momma) that will keep her singing and dancing for years to come.

Liz Ray(Ensemble) is a UNCW Theatre graduate. This is her debut at City Stage and is thrilled to be working with such a talented group of people.

Brooklyne Williamson (Ensemble) is so excited and honored to be preforming at City Stage in one of her favorite musicals, "Chicago."  This is Brooklyne's first show with city stage, although she has been seen in numerous shows with Opera House Theatre Productions such as "Grand Hotel," "Cabaret," and "My Fair Lady." Brooklyne was also seen in "The Wiz" and she was the featured dancer in "Madness of May" this past May.  Brooklyne is a fourth year student at UNC-Wilmington where she is majoring in Communication Studies and minoring in Theatre.  She also teaches dance at A Leap Above Dance Studio located on Wrightsville Avenue to children ages 2-15.  Brooklyne's most recent accomplishment however was winning the title of Miss Greater Wilmington 2010.  Brooklyne competed for Miss North Carolina this past June and won the talent award.  Brooklyne would like to thank Nick, Kevin, Chiaki for making this experience possible!  

CandaceEvanofski (Ensemble) just finished performing in 'Rocky Horror' Raleigh and is ready to embark on her 4th show with City Stage. She is ecstatic to be working with yet another beautiful cast full of talented people. She will be playing the part of 'Go To Hell Kitty' as well as the 'Master of Ceremonies'. She can't wait to rock the house yet again with another fantastic power house show. Look out Wilmington cause we are back.

Colby Lewis (Ensemble) is really excited to be in a show with CityStage again. He has been seen in Rent, The Wiz, 5 Guys Named Moe, as well as many other shows in the Wilmington community. He also recently performed a role on the CW series One Tree Hill. He wants to thank God for his gifts and continual blessings. Thank you to City Stage fro another opportunity to do want he loves to do. Thank you to his family and friends for their continual support. Break legs!

Kandyce Brown (Ensemble) This is my third show with city stage and I am thrilled. I'm so ready to jump to the left and step to the right.

Special thanks to my family, I love you guys!!

Newlin Parker (Ensemble) After almost nine years, Newlin has become a regular part of the theater community in Wilmington, having participated in many shows, including Cats, 1776, Into the Woods, Urinetown, The Wizard of OZ, Sweeney Todd, Jekyll and Hyde, and West Side Story.  He has a B.M. in Vocal Music, and enjoys singing in the ensemble as much as playing character roles, when he's not busy working at Time Warner Cable, or fixing lights at Ibiza.

Seth Rosenke (Amos) is a graduating senior from UNCW.  This is his first time performing with City Stage.  He recently directed UNCW’s production of The Pillowman.  Previous credits include Billy in Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and Old Werle in The Wild Duck.  Thanks to his ever-supportive and loving girlfriend Courtney.

ChrisConner (Ensemble) is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a BS in Electronic Media and a Minor in Music.  This is his first production with City Stage and he couldn’t be more excited.  Past theater roles include George Gibbs in Our Town, Toby Miller in Horn in the West, Jimmy in Seven Years Later, and Eric Moore in A Closet Carol.

AdamPoole (Billy) is thrilled to be a part of another production at City Stage. He is currently in his final semester at UNCW as a theatre performance major. Recent theatre credits: Proof; Jesus Christ Superstar; RENT ; Merchant of Venice; Our Lady of 121st Street; HAIR and Stop Kiss.

Makia Martin (Mama) is excited to be working with such a wonderful group of individuals on this amazing show! She has been seen in other Wilmington productions including Stop Kiss and RENT. Makia would like to give a special thanks to Benny and Piper for putting up with her vocal warm-ups. She also wants to give a big Frank- hey to Erin… who is a perfect example of how a sow’s ear can be turned into a silk purse.

PJ Barnes (Ensemble) is a recent theatre graduate from UNCW. He's enjoyed being spotted in shows such as Scapino, We Won't Pay, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Our Lady of 121st Street. PJ loves the stage and performing and is excited to be a part of the cast of Chicago. He'd like to thank his friends and family for supporting him, and is ready to give the audience an awesome show!

Keisha Wynn (Ensemble) is a Senior Accounting Major at UNCW. This is her debut performance and she looks forward to many more opportunities in theater in the future.