Bianca Jeanette (Trudy) is thrilled to make her Melodrama debut and share the stage with such an incredible cast (including her wonderful fiancé)! A recent Theatre graduate of Jessup University, she's grateful for how she’s been challenged to grow and succeed in every endeavor by her mentors, peers, and loved ones, both near and far. She can't wait to see where God continues to take her creative journey. Other credits include: THE WIZARD OF OZ (Dorothy), THE THREE MUSKETEERS (Sabine), and CINDERELLA (Joy). www.biancajeanette.com
Kelly is very excited to be making his Melodrama debut! Kelly is from Rolla, MO and graduated from Western Illinois University with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a BA in Sports Broadcasting. Some of Kelly’s previous credits include Ernst Ludwig (Cabaret), Nick Massi (Jersey Boys), Jesus (Godspell), and this past summer he was a performer at Holiday World in southern Indiana. Kelly would like to thank his friends and family for their never-ending support, and the Melodrama for giving him this opportunity to do what he loves.
Carley(Minnie) is making their Melodrama debut this holiday season. Carley is a PCPA graduate and is currently based in Los Angeles. Herlihy has performed locally at Slo Repertory as Kira in Xanadu and at PCPA in Freaky Friday the Musical, Mamma Mia, and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame. They recently performed as Jean in the bay-area award winning production of August: Osage County at San Jose Stage Company. Carley would like to thank the Central Coast community for always welcoming them back over the years.
Samuel Quinzon is a Sacramento-based actor who’s excited to make his Melodrama debut this year. He is also a Certified Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors and has choreographed numerous shows both in a professional and education setting. Past credits include BIG FISH (Zackey Price), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Fight Director), and WAIT UNTIL DARK (Fight Director).. He’d like to thank his family and his fiancé Bianca for their love and support.
Toby has been a familiar face here at the Melodrama since 2015 and has performed in many shows over the years, most recently in this seasons "Gold Fever at the Rough and Ready","Under The Boardwalk","Sherlock Holmes and the Final Problem" and "Lumberjacks In Love". Hailing from Ventura CA he has brought lots of fun and lots of laughs to regional theatres across the country. This holiday season you can see him in his Oregon Cabaret debut in Erik Stein's "Christmas at the Prime Rib Playhouse". He is a proud graduate of the Pacific Conservatory Theatre (Class of 2013). www.tobytropper.com
Cameron Parker is ecstatic to play a fish monster here on the Melodrama stage. You may recognize him from other Melodrama productions such as "Less Miserable", "The Mixtape", and most recently "Gold Fever at the Rough and Ready".
Meggie is pleased as witches brew to be back on the Melodrama stage. She’s been a staple on this stage since 2021, and considers the central coast her home away from home. Her most iconic role here has been Scary Poppins, but she has most recently been in “Under the Boardwalk”, and “Gold Fever at the Rough and Ready”. She wants to send a big thanks to her tiny little who can’t play golf because the ball would crush him like a boulder, and her momma who makes sure she gets a hole in one with every stroke.
Mike is a Central Coast native who currently calls one of the Five Cities his home. Mr. Fiore is a favorite here at the Melodrama. You all may remember him from Melodrama shows such as: 'Frankenstein’s Bride', 'The Karaoke Kid', a whole boot full of 'Holiday Extravaganzas' and a whole bushel full of other shows. You may have also seen Mike perform with other theatres such as: SLO Repertory Theatre, PCPA and Sierra Repertory Theatre. Mike is a proud graduate of PCPA and pleased to be returning to the Melodrama Stage.
Evelyn-Claire is chilled and thrilled to be working with the Melodrama for the first time! A SLO native now based in Downtown Los Angeles, they can’t think of a better way to spend their halloween season. What’s spookier than being back in your hometown? Evelyn-Claire wants to thank her family, some guy named Ryan, and her hazardous band, Perpetual Tuesday. Rock on, creepy dudes!
Hailing from the barline Nick’s ready to serve not only beer and nachos, but laughs and maybe a fright or two. This is his third ever melodrama production, and he’s excited to be back again with an amazing cast and crew who will stop at nothing to make sure you’re fed, entertained, and TERRIFIED!
Julie Ewert is delighted to join the Melodrama family. A recent graduate of Chico State, she earned her BFA in Musical Theatre and trained as stage manager there. Her favorite credits include stage manager of The Wolves and Puffs. She’d like to thank her partner, parents, and grandparents for their love and support.