Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound

A concert featuring Thomas Alderson and Friends

Friday, March 8, 2013, Imperial Theatre Sarnia – 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: Adults $24, Seniors $20, Students $15  Call the box office:  519-344-7469 or toll free 1-877-344-7469

Round trip bus from London & Strathroy to Sarnia, $22, Contact Mary: 519-933-0142

Out of town guests:  Sarnia Holiday Inn has a special rate of $89 for theatre-goers.  Call Matthew at 519-336-4130 ext 602 and tell him Mary sent you!  Actually, tell him you would like the special Imperial Theatre rate. 

Thomas Alderson

Thomas from facebookThomas has been working as a professional actor, singer, and dancer since childhood. His first major role came when he was 12 years old as Louis in the King and I, at Huron Country Playhouse, Grand Bend. He grew up performing in the Sarnia/Lambton area with Theatre Sarnia and Bluewater Musical Productions under the direction of the late George Woods and the late Gordon Crooks, respectively. While attending Sarnia’s Northern high school, he won the best actor award at the Sears Drama Festival. Thomas is a proud alumnus of Sheridan College’s Music Theatre performance program where he graduated at the top of his class winning both the Academic Excellence award and the Triple Threat award; as well as playing the lead role of Gordon in Sheridan’s acclaimed production of A New Brain. Since graduation, Thomas has worked across the continent, first playing the role of Mordred in Camelot on National Tour where he enjoyed playing sold out shows in over 35 American States. Thomas has also enjoyed working for some of Canada’s top theatre companies including Neptune Theatre, Halifax; the Grand Theatre, London; the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg; and Drayton Entertainment’s four venues in southwestern Ontario. Thomas had the opportunity to play the role of Bud Frump in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying directed by Broadway Director/Choreographer Michael Lichtefeld. Although his first love will always be the musical theatre, Thomas has also ventured into the world of film, having just wrapped shooting the new comedy/horror flick Stage Fright, playing opposite international stars Minnie Driver and Meat Loaf. Up next, Thomas will be traveling to Theatre Calgary to on stage in Anne of Green Gables and then back to Grand Bend/St. Jacobs to perform in Spamalot this summer.

 

Lili Connor

LiliLili is a dynamic mezzo with mega comedy chops. She has a voice with power that can be heard from outer space, and warmth that envelops the whole room. Since graduating from Sheridan College she has worked in musicals at the Sudbury Theatre Centre, the Neptune Theatre, and Theatre Aquarius, as well as many farces at the Upper Canada Playhouse.

 

 

 

Tess Benger

TESS BENGERTess is a true triple threat: as the daughter of award-winning Canadian Actress Nicky Guadagni, acting is in her blood, not to mention her voice. Capable of singing every musical style, this young lady is Canada’s next major musical theatre star. Already well on her way, at age 23 she led the Charlottetown Festival, winning the role of Anne in Anne of Green Gables for two seasons. She was the first actress in the 48-year history of Anne of Green Gables playing in Charlottetown to star in the new re-imagined production when the design and direction were updated for the first time in 2011. She has also played leading roles for Drayton Entertainment and Sudbury Theatre Centre.

 

Cameron Carver

CAMERON CARVERSince graduating from Sheridan College, Cameron has become a regular at London’s Grand Theatre appearing in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dream Coat and Miracle on 34th Street. As well, he has worked across the country for Stage West in Mississauga and Calgary, and spent two seasons with Rainbow Stage in Winnipeg, Canada’s largest outdoor Theatre. Cameron will next be conquering the east coast, heading to Halifax to work at the Neptune Theatre. Also a producer of his own works, Cameron is the founder of “The Dance Concept”, his own contemporary dance company performing shows in both London and Toronto. Cameron will be remembered locally as a member of the original cast of Lambton MainStreet Players in the summer of 2007.

 

Marque Smith

MARQUE SMITHMarque is a piano teacher, vocal coach, music director, performer, accompanist and studio musician. He studied classical piano through The Royal Conservatory of Music and jazz piano at Humber College. He has been the accompanist for many choirs and musical director of numerous theatre productions in Toronto and area. He is also very experienced choral musician. Since moving to London in 2007, Marque was the musical director Nine and White Christmas with Musical Theatre Productions, The Producers with Pacheco Theatre, Rocky Horror Show with Simply Theatre, Hedwig and The Angry Inch, and numerous shows with Original Kids Theatre Company. Marque was the pianist, organist and choir director at St. Stephen’s Memorial Anglican Church from 2010-2012. He is currently the pianist, organist and choir director at Christ Anglican Church and Metropolitan Community Church. For more information about Marque, please visit his website at www.marquesmith.com

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