CREATIVES

Quenton Ellis

Playwright

Heather Bildman

Director

Quenton Ellis is a NYC based composer, writer, and performer. He is so excited to present this new version of Evelyn to a new audience! Previous musical direction credits include On the Town (Marymount Manhattan College), Les Miserables (A Class Act NY), Annie & The Addams Family (Jeans Playhouse), and both of the previous versions of Evelyn. Quenton has also accompanied at several different cabaret spots in New York City, including Don’t Tell Mama and The West End Lounge. MMC 2019.

Heather Bildman is a director and performer based in New York City. Past directing credits include Cell, MTA’s Semester Kick Off Cabaret, STAM’s Dog See’s God, and Our Country’s Good (Assistant Director). Past acting credits include The Boys From Syracuse, Women and Wallace, and The Wandering Theatre Company’s The Laramie Project. Special thanks to Mike, Abigail, Mom, Dad, Eli, and Clio. MMC 2018.

Rikki Ziegelman

Producer

Rikki Ziegelman is an NYC based performer, producer and journalist. She graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 2018 with degrees in Musical Theatre & Journalism, and has since then found her place in freelance work within both fields. Ziegelman is also a Social Media/Marketing Manager for BALLROOM BASIX USA. She strives to create work that is reflective of the social and political climate, and that induces and inspires change. Alongside, she works backstage at Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway and also acted as the Production Assistant for the West End transfer. Past theatrical credits include American Idiot & Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (JustArt Theatricals), Evelyn: A New Musical (Dixon Place), and the world premiere of The Sisters of Aerilon. Check out her website for more updates!

Hayden Anderson

Producer

Hayden Anderson is theatre artist/producer striving to create and share work that educates and expands human understanding through storytelling. Experience includes: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child San Francisco, Something Rotten! National Tour (Marketing/Press Coordinator, Allied Touring); The Lady Power Project: A Devised Song Cycle (Producer); Chicago and Waitress on Broadway and worldwide (Assistant, NAMCO); Evelyn: A New Musical (Producer & Assoc. Director); Dear Evan Hansen (Backstage Concierge & Intern, Stacey Mindich Productions); Audience Services at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Hayden is a graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute and an alumna of Marymount Manhattan College (Musical Theatre & Arts Management). Check out his website for more.

Jason Liebson

Music Director​

Jason is an NYC based music director. Recent credits: A Chorus Line, Sweeney Todd, James and the Giant Peach, and other projects at the Grammy Museum, Signature Theater Center, and Don't Tell Mama cabaret. Many thanks to Quenton and the cast and creatives!

Mike Schulz

Lighting & Sound Designer

Mike Schulz is a freelance Lighting & Sound Designer, Stage Manager, Electrician. Currently, he is the Assistant Electrician on the 2nd National Tour of Waitress. He is a recent graduate from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program at Baruch College with a major in Entertainment Management. Mike is currently the Production Stage Manager for That Physics/Chemistry Show! at The Playroom Theatre. Recent credits include Sound Design/ASM for Anna In The Tropics and Lighting Design for Next To Normal, Cabaret, and The Last Five Years, all at Baruch College. 

Hannah Taylor

Choreographer

Hannah Taylor is a New York City based actor originally from Atlanta, GA. She recently graduated summa cum laude from Marymount Manhattan College with a degree in Musical Theatre. Past theatre credits include A Chorus Line (Judy), Pippin, Merrily We Roll Along, 42nd Street, Kiss Me Kate, and Louise in Gypsy at Weathervane Playhouse.

O Bennington

Hair & Makeup, Backdrop Sketch

Olivia “O” Bennington is a senior BA Theatre Arts major with a concentration in Costume Design. Previous credits include ASM & Makeup Design/Application for Tennessee Williams Not About Nightingales (La MaMa Experimental Theater, NYC); Hair & Makeup for Children of Eden, Hair and Makeup for Of Thee I Sing (both @ Jerry Herman Ring Theater, MIA); Crew and Hair for Enemy of the People (MMC). Special Thanks to my family, Zisan Ugurlu, Quenton Ellis, & love i.e.d.

CAST

Maddy Waters

Evelyn

Maddy Waters is thrilled to be part of this wonderful show! She is a recent graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, where she appeared in Merrily We Roll Along as Scotty. More recently, she appeared in the Broadway Rising Stars concert at Town Hall. Eternal gratitude to mom, dad, those tiny pigs that fit inside a teacup, and Ava for the roles they have played in helping her find her way.

Dillon McPherson

Barry

Dillon is an alumni of Marymount Manhattan’s musical theatre program and a current student of the UCB training center. His most recent credits include productions of Oklahoma and Edges and concerts of new works at 54 Below and The Green Room 42. He is thrilled to be working on this lush, complex, thoughtful musical and thanks Quenton for the opportunity to bring Barry to life.

Rikki Ziegelman

Helen

Recent performer credits include the lead in Quenton Ellis' The Bucket List, Shayla in HARP Theatrical's virtual production of Cooties, Geretrude in the world premiere of The Sisters of Aerilon, Rachel Jackson in JustArt Theatricals' production of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Love to ACB, always.

Camille Clossum

Gertrude

Camille is a St. Louis native, and is thrilled to be making her NY theatre debut with Evelyn! She was last seen in Charleston Stage’s 39th season as a member of their resident acting company. Thanks to friends and family, and special thanks to Quenton and the company of Evelyn for making this such an incredible project to work on!

Michelle Houle

Wanda

Michelle Houle is an actor, singer, and writer from small town, Rhode Island. She moved to NYC to study Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College. Most recently she participated in a reading of “Doctor-Patient Relationship” at De Frente Production’s Garden Party. She originated the role of Wanda in the off-broadway debut of “Evelyn: The Musical” and is featured on the original cast album. Other favorite roles include Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls and Joy in Cinderella. She is proud to be affiliated with companies who support female and LGBTQ+ artists.

Ronell Hurt

Ensemble

Ronell Hurt is a NYC based performer. She graduated Marymount Manhattan College in 2020 with a BA in Musical Theatre. Past theatrical credits include Bring it On and Good News!

Maddie Booth

Ensemble

Maddie is excited to be part of Evelyn for a second time. She is a junior musical theatre major Marymount Manhattan College. Maddie sends her love and thanks to the Evelyn team and to her friends and family. MMC 2020.

Cody Ayrer

Ensemble

Cody Ayrer has been involved in two productions of Evelyn, playing Paul and Bart in the most recent production at Dixon Place. He graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a degree in musical theatre and is excited to be collaborating with his very talented friends on this production!

James Hamrick

Ensemble

James Hamrick is an NYC based actor. 

Hannah Taylor

Ensemble

Hannah Taylor is a New York City based actor originally from Atlanta, GA. She recently graduated summa cum laude from Marymount Manhattan College with a degree in Musical Theatre. Past theatre credits include A Chorus Line (Judy), Pippin, Merrily We Roll Along, 42nd Street, Kiss Me Kate, and Louise in Gypsy at Weathervane Playhouse.

Logan Mace

Ensemble

Logan Mace is a junior Theatre Arts major with a minor in Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College. Stage credits include: The Boys Next Door, Mary Poppins, The Crucible, The Secret Garden, The Wizard of Oz, and Anne of Green Gables. NY stage credits include the NEO Broadway Benefit Concert. He would like to thank the cast and creative team, his Grandmother and friends.