Benefit Concert – Coming Soon
BREAKING NEWS! Joining Thomas Alderson for “The Best of Broadway” Benefit Concert at Port Hope United Church September 17th will be Tess Benger and Nick Settimi.
TESS BENGER – Congratulations are in order as today Tess was nominated for a Dora Award for Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role for Sweeney Todd at Talk is Free Theatre. The Dora Awards are Toronto’s equivalent to Broadway’s Tony Awards. Tess was previously nominated for her role as Dot in Sunday in the Park with George at Eclipse Theatre. She has had leading roles in shows such as Anne in Anne of Green Gables at the Charlottetown Festival, Dinah in The Philadelphia Story at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Sophie in Mamma Mia at Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre, and Sally Bowles in Cabaret at London’s Grand Theatre.
NICK SETTIMI – Nick will be familiar to Port Hope audiences for his work at the Capitol Theatre. He was Benny in Guys and Dolls, Merlin in King Arthur The Panto, Ursula the sea witch in The Little Mermaid, and Lazer Wolf in Fiddler on the Roof. He’s performed in roles such as Patsy in Spamalot, Willard in Footloose, William Barfee in 25th Annual Spelling Bee, Smee in Peter Pan, and Zeke/The Lion in The Wizard of Oz in theatres across the province.
THOMAS ALDERSON – Thomas was on stage at Port Hope’s Capitol Theatre as Tommy Djilas in The Music Man and Moody Spurgeon MacPherson in Anne of Green Gables. He was in the cast of Kinky Boots at the Royal Alexander Theatre in Toronto, and his credits include a North American tour as Mordred in Camelot. He has performed in theatres across Canada in roles such as Mary Sunshine in Chicago, Cagelle in La Cage aux Folles, Bud Frump in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Prince Herbert in Spamalot.