Cast

 

    Jack
    Gerhard

    Jack Gerhard

    JACK GERHARD (Guy) is so excited to be living his dream role of Guy in Once! He is a recent graduate of Rider University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Previous regional credits include Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar at the Tibbits Opera House in Coldwater, MI. More at jackgerhard.com

    Mariah
    Lotz

    Mariah Lotz

    MARIAH LOTZ (Girl) is thrilled to be performing a dream role in her first national tour! She recently earned her BFA from Rider University and studied acting under Gary Kingston at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Huge hugs to Avalon Artists, teachers, friends and family! Find original music at mariahlotz.com or by subscribing to her YouTube channel.

    Todd
    Aulwurm

    Todd Aulwurm

    TODD AULWURM (Bank Manager) is elated to finally be a part of his dream show. His favorite roles have been Dick in Dames at Sea at TATC, Franz in Rock of Ages at RMRT and Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at LTOTS. Todd is a proud Chicago-based actor/musician with a BFA from Indiana University. Love to Mom, Paul, Karen, Ginny, Marisa and Shannon.

    Carrie
    Lyn Brandon

    Carrie Lyn Brandon

    CARRIE LYN BRANDON (Swing/Girl Cover) National/International: Charlie Brown Christmas tour (Patty), AIDA Cruises (Soloist). Regional credits include Sierra Rep’s Mamma Mia (Sophie), Oregon Cabaret’s Beehive (Allison), Sharon Playhouse’s Big River (Mary Jane), Marin Theatre Company’s Anne Boleyn (Celia). Singer/songwriter. Penn State Crew15. This dream show is for my supportive family and all loved ones. www.carriebrandon.com

    Carlos
    Castillo

    Carlos Castillo

    CARLOS CASTILLO (Andrej) National tour debut! Regional: Olney Theatre Center: Once, Finian’s Rainbow, Carousel; Arden: Once; Adventure Theatre: Fancy Nancy, Tinkerbell; Kennedy Center TYA: JJ’s Arcade; Imagination Stage: Wonderland- Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure. BA Acting, Rider University. ccastilloactor.com IG:@ccastillomusic  

    Trevor
    Lindley Craft

    Trevor Lindley Craft

    TREVOR LINDLEY CRAFT (Svec/Understudy Guy) Credits include Svec/understudy Guy in Once (Fulton Theatre, Virginia Repertory Theatre); Stanley in Brighton Beach Memoirs, Young Charlie in Da (Virginia Repertory Theatre); Roland in Constellations (TheatreLAB); and Sonny in Xanadu (Live Arts). Original music on Spotify and iTunes under the name El Trevir. IG: craft.trevor

    Richard
    Daniel

    Richard Daniel

    RICHARD DANIEL (DA) is from Nashville. Regional credits include Ben Franklin in 1776 (Cortland Rep), Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd (Springer Opera House), Lazar Wolf in Fiddler on the Roof (Studio Tenn), and Burl/Stanley in Smoke on the Mountain (Ryman Auditorium, Cumberland County Playhouse, many others).

    Elleon
    Dobias

    Elleon Dobias

    ELLEON DOBIAS (Ex Girlfriend) In addition to acting and music-making, Elleon enjoys writing, hiking, tall trees, and toast. Originally from Colorado, Elleon is grateful to share Once with audiences across the states. She would like to thank her dear family, friends, mentors, and green snap peas for sustaining her, always. (@elleondobias)

    Emily
    Gregonis

    Emily Gregonis

    EMILY GREGONIS (Reza/Girl Understudy) is thrilled to be a part of the Once national tour. She is a recent graduate of Ithaca College’s Musical Theatre program. Favorite roles include Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime, Rona in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Cardona in Titanic and Vera in She Kills Monsters. She is forever thankful for her loving parents.

    Caleb
    Hartsfield

    Caleb Hartsfield

    CALEB HARTSFIELD (Emcee/Understudy Eamon/Svec/Andrej) is very excited to join the cast of Once for his first national tour. He previously performed in Once at the Fulton Theatre in 2019. He is also a recent graduate of the Pace University 2019 musical theatre class. Caleb’s musical and other projects can be found on CalebHartsfield.com. Much love to his parents, Caitlin and Nat.

    Jody
    Alan Lee

    Jody Alan Lee

    JODY ALAN LEE (Swing: Billy/Da/Bank Manager/Emcee) is an actor/musician currently based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Past credits include Brother Jay in Million Dollar Quartet with Prather Touring, Kipps in The Woman In Black, and Bill Starbuck in The Rainmaker. He would like to thank his mother and father for being his biggest fans and Amanda Jo for everything she does. LYSVM!

    Sam
    Saint Ours

    Sam Saint Ours

    SAM SAINT OURS (Swing) Off Broadway: Wonderland: Alice’s Rock and Roll Adventure (Atlantic Theater Company); Regional: The Lion in Winter and Billy Bishop Goes to War (Cape May Stage); Once (John W. Engeman Theater) and Oil (Olney Theatre Center). All thanks to my ever-growing family, our mother earth, and America’s public educators. Go Dukes! SamSaintOurs.com IG: @samsaintours

    Jon
    Patrick Penick

    Jon Patrick Penick

    JON PATRICK PENICK (Billy) Forever thankful to be a part of this production. When not acting, Jon is a singer/songwriter. Please check out his new album “All That We Send” available on all streaming services. Special thanks to Zygo and all my love to Steve, Bobette and Traci. jonpatrickpenick.bandcamp.com

    Marta
    Rymer

    Marta Rymer

    MARTA RYMER (Reza/Swing/ Ex Girlfriend Understudy) A Boston native with preparatory violin training at Longy School of Music and New England Conservatory. Marta is a graduate of AMDA. Recent appearances include Once (SpeakEasy Stage), West Side Story (Fiddlehead Theatre), and A Tale of Two Cities (York Theatre). Gratitude to everyone at APEX and so much love to Ben, Mom, Tony, and the fam! www.martarymer.com

    Matthew
    Staley

    Matthew Staley

    MATTHEW STALEY (Eamon/ Understudy Guy) is thrilled to be joining his first national tour with Once! Previous credits: Man of LaMancha (Princeton Festival), Smoke on the Mountain (La Comedia), Blitz/Soul of the City (Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line), Time Step (Stage Door Theater). Rider University: BFA

    Tracy
    Thomas

    Tracy Thomas

    TRACY THOMAS (Baruska/Musical Supervisor) Professor of Musical Theatre Voice (University of Memphis). Tours: The Sound of Music (Mother Abbess/Elsa understudy international)), Fiddler on the Roof (Associate Musical Director, national). Regional: Once (Baruska), Next to Normal (Diana), numerous additional musical theatre/opera/oratorio roles. Former Presidential soloist, USCG. Debuts: Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall. IU, CCM proud! Miluji te, Nathan, UofM, Prather!

    Gianna
    Winton

    Gianna Winton

    GIANNA WINTON (Ivanka) is a seven year old and is overjoyed to be making her debut at Broadway Palm in this role. Gianna’s other credits include LuLu in the national Broadway tour of Waitress, modeling, competition cheerleading and commercials. Gianna would like to thank God, Mommy, Daddy and family for all their love and support. IG Gianna_Winton